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Birth Date11-8-1988
Height6' 1"
Weight235 lbs
Age29 years, 11 months, 10 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
3.52014
4.92015
6.92016
5.42017
5.62018
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2012 SDN 23 60 226 192 28 57 7 1 8 90 31 39 1 2 0 36 0 0 .297 .394 .469 .318 19.5 15.4 3.7
2013 SDN 24 28 108 88 13 19 8 0 1 30 18 18 1 1 0 9 0 0 .216 .352 .341 .260 5.4 6.8 1.3
2014 SDN 25 128 443 377 47 85 19 1 15 151 58 115 2 6 49 3 0 .225 .327 .401 .286 21.2 10.0 3.5
2015 LAN 26 115 426 355 43 83 12 0 16 143 65 92 2 3 1 47 0 1 .234 .353 .403 .276 20.4 25.6 4.9
2016 LAN 27 126 457 390 49 89 14 1 27 186 64 116 2 1 0 72 1 3 .228 .339 .477 .299 33.1 33.6 6.9
2017 LAN 28 129 482 438 50 108 27 0 22 201 40 130 0 3 1 58 0 1 .247 .308 .459 .272 25.8 27.7 5.4
2018 LAN 29 140 518 440 65 106 23 2 24 205 72 124 3 3 0 68 2 1 .241 .349 .466 .295 36.6 17.7 5.6
Career72626602280295547110511310063486341119233966.240.341.441.287162.1136.831.3

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2010 RDS Rk 8 33 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 BAK A+ 56 251 .324 .269 .344 .417 .275 .359 98 18 7.5 2.5 -1.6 -0.0 28.0 2.6 28.0 2.6
2011 CAR AA 45 172 .268 .268 .337 .416 .257 .377 115 1.5 5.1 3 0.9 -2.3 7.3 0.8 7.3 0.8
2011 LOU AAA 4 18 .464 .262 .331 .371 .246 .545 93 4.3 0.6 0.3 0.5 -0.0 5.2 0.5 5.2 0.5
2012 SDN MLB 60 226 .318 .258 .322 .404 .263 .333 97 12.9 6.2 3.6 15.4 -3.2 19.5 3.7 19.5 3.7
2012 LEL A+ 2 8 .060 .290 .339 .458 .288 .000 78 -1.8 0.2 0 -0.1 -0.3 -1.9 -0.2 -1.9 -0.2
2012 TUC AAA 56 235 .318 .278 .345 .434 .272 .381 103 15.3 7.0 3.2 5.7 0.5 26.0 3.1 26.0 3.1
2013 SDN MLB 28 108 .260 .252 .313 .391 .257 .257 98 0 2.8 1.6 6.8 0.9 5.4 1.3 5.4 1.3
2013 TUC AAA 9 38 .262 .257 .327 .386 .262 .393 97 0.1 1.1 0.1 0.7 -1.5 -0.2 0.1 -0.2 0.1
2014 SDN MLB 128 443 .286 .253 .313 .391 .262 .277 93 10.8 11.4 2.1 10.0 -3.1 21.2 3.5 21.2 3.5
2015 LAN MLB 115 426 .276 .255 .318 .408 .266 .268 94 6.6 11.5 6.4 25.6 -4.0 20.4 4.9 20.4 4.9
2015 OKL AAA 3 15 .317 .320 .381 .478 .287 .429 123 0.9 0.4 -0.3 0.0 -0.3 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2016 LAN MLB 126 457 .299 .258 .322 .417 .264 .250 92 18 12.9 7.2 33.6 -5.1 33.1 6.9 33.1 6.9
2016 OKL AAA 4 13 .457 .260 .323 .390 .276 .333 78 2.7 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.0 3.2 0.4 3.2 0.4
2017 LAN MLB 129 482 .272 .255 .322 .422 .264 .298 91 6 14.1 8.3 27.7 -2.6 25.8 5.4 25.8 5.4
2018 LAN MLB 140 518 .295 .244 .314 .399 .259 .278 97 18.3 14.5 8.2 17.7 -4.4 36.6 5.6 36.6 5.6

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2010 RDS Rk 33 4 8 1 0 0 1 4 4 0 1 .286 .394 .321 .036 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 BAK A+ 251 47 61 14 0 10 40 41 57 0 0 .296 .410 .510 .214 .324 28.0 -1.6 2.6
2011 CAR AA 172 20 47 15 0 4 26 13 39 0 1 .301 .360 .474 .173 .268 7.3 0.9 0.8
2011 LOU AAA 18 2 6 2 0 0 2 5 1 0 0 .500 .667 .667 .167 .464 5.2 0.5 0.5
2012 TUC AAA 235 40 65 18 0 6 35 37 35 0 0 .335 .443 .521 .186 .318 26.0 5.7 3.1
2012 LEL A+ 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .000 .125 .000 .000 .060 -1.9 -0.1 -0.2
2012 SDN MLB 226 28 57 7 1 8 36 31 39 0 0 .297 .394 .469 .172 .318 19.5 15.4 3.7
2013 SDN MLB 108 13 19 8 0 1 9 18 18 0 0 .216 .352 .341 .125 .260 5.4 6.8 1.3
2013 TUC AAA 38 3 11 3 0 0 2 2 8 0 0 .306 .342 .389 .083 .262 -0.2 0.7 0.1
2014 SDN MLB 443 47 85 19 1 15 49 58 115 3 0 .225 .327 .401 .175 .286 21.2 10.0 3.5
2015 LAN MLB 426 43 83 12 0 16 47 65 92 0 1 .234 .353 .403 .169 .276 20.4 25.6 4.9
2015 OKL AAA 15 6 3 1 0 0 0 5 3 0 0 .300 .533 .400 .100 .317 0.8 0.0 0.1
2016 OKL AAA 13 1 3 0 0 1 3 2 4 0 0 .333 .385 .667 .333 .457 3.2 0.3 0.4
2016 LAN MLB 457 49 89 14 1 27 72 64 116 1 3 .228 .339 .477 .249 .299 33.1 33.6 6.9
2017 LAN MLB 482 50 108 27 0 22 58 40 130 0 1 .247 .308 .459 .212 .272 25.8 27.7 5.4
2018 LAN MLB 518 65 106 23 2 24 68 72 124 2 1 .241 .349 .466 .225 .295 36.6 17.7 5.6

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2012 895 0.4626 0.3933 0.8040 0.5821 0.2308 0.8672 0.6667 0.1960 454 0.004519
2013 393 0.4529 0.4326 0.7882 0.6517 0.2512 0.8190 0.7222 0.2118 170 -0.005718
2014 1865 0.4622 0.4005 0.7336 0.5708 0.2542 0.8069 0.5922 0.2664 917 -0.002984
2015 1759 0.4594 0.3866 0.7676 0.5557 0.2429 0.8441 0.6190 0.2324 947 -0.004532
2016 1965 0.4606 0.3913 0.7178 0.5569 0.2500 0.8254 0.5132 0.2822 0 0.000000
2017 1892 0.4678 0.4619 0.7208 0.5797 0.3585 0.7914 0.6205 0.2792 0 0.000000
2018 2177 0.4800 0.3840 0.7273 0.5148 0.2633 0.7807 0.6309 0.2727 0 0.000000
Career109460.46570.40450.74050.56010.26940.81370.60570.2595351.6461-0.0011

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-07-31 2014-08-02 DTD 2 2 Right Knee Swelling -
2014-05-28 2014-05-28 DTD 0 0 Left Hand Contusion Backswing of Bat -
2013-07-07 2013-09-30 60-DL 85 74 Right Knee Surgery ACL Reconstruction & MCL Injury 2013-08-06 -
2012-07-31 2012-08-17 15-DL 17 16 Right Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
2011-10-19 2011-11-17 WIN 29 0 Left Fingers Soreness Middle Finger - -
2011-08-09 2011-08-16 Minors 7 0 - Head Concussion - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 LAN $7,900,000
2017 LAN $5,500,000
2016 LAN $2,800,000
2015 LAN $693,000
2014 SDN $792,000
2013 SDN $1,240,000
2012 SDN $750,000
2011 CIN $750,000
2010 CIN $750,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
8 yrPrevious$13,275,000
2018Current$7,900,000
9 yrPvs + Cur$21,175,000
9 yrTotal$21,175,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 115 dGreg Genske1 year/$7.9M (2018)

Details
  • 1 year/$7.9M (2018). Re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/11/18 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$5.5M (2017). Re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$2.8M (2016). Re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.693M (2015). Signed by LA Dodgers 3/15.
  • 1 year/$0.792M (2014). Re-signed by San Diego 3/3/14. Acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from San Diego 12/18/14.
  • 4 years (2010-13). Signed Major League contract with Cincinnati 8/16/10. $2.99M signing bonus. 13:$0.49M. Acquired by San Diego in trade from Cincinnati 12/17/11. Placed on restricted list 11/7/12 (positive PED test).
  • Drafted by Cincinnati 2010 (1-12) (Miami, Fla.).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .234 .378 .370 .288
11 vs R (Multi) .229 .333 .462 .291
18 Split (Multi) -.005 -.044 .093 .003
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.012 -.001 -.003 -.000
30 vs L (2016) .224 .385 .395 .299
31 vs R (2016) .229 .327 .497 .299
38 Split (2016) .006 -.059 .102 -.000
39 LgAvg (2016) -.014 .000 -.009 -.001

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2016-04-21 19:00:00 (link to chat)Gomes is my C but Grandal and D'Arnaud both available. 14 team H2H weekly points format, and we start one C. How do the 3 shake out ROS? Also my RP 3 is Strickland. Dyson Kela and Zych are available. Doolittle was dropped and clears overnight. Saves worth 8, holds 4, and K's are 2 points. Thoughts on best option there Mike? Thanks.
(dylanrox from New Orleans )
I would rank them Yasmani Grandal, Yan Gomes, and Travis D'Arnaud in that format. All three all close, but I give Grandal an edge over the other two. I would drop Hunter Strickland and take a chance that Sean Doolittle is still the closer, given the point structure there. (Mike Gianella)
2015-05-05 15:00:00 (link to chat)with the news Mesoraco may need surgery what waver wire catcher for ROS Miguel Montero, Yasmani Grandal, Roberto Perez, or Jason Castro
(JP from TX)
Montero (Nick Shlain)
2015-02-13 19:00:00 (link to chat)Even though I think you credited other BP members with turning you onto him, I remember last year that it was you who seemed to be driving the bus on Anthony Rendon (or at least you seemed to end up with him on a bunch of teams). Who are the guys this year that you are higher on than most?
(Shawnykid23 from CT)
I bought Rendon in Tout Wars but at the time I was a little disappointed that I didn't get Starlin Castro. I was probably higher on him than many industry experts but this was in part due to the BP fantasy team's excitement, particularly Bret.

Glancing at my ranks compared to ADP, my top five are Brandon Belt, Melky Cabrera, Manny Machado, Yasmani Grandal and Lucas Duda. If you're looking to the guy the BP staff likes who I'm on board with now as a result, that's Grandal, FWIW. (Mike Gianella)
2014-09-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)How did no one see Mesoraco blowing up? What a year! - any catcher's trending in a direction you like that could produce a devin like explosion in '15?
(CASS from Scarsdale)
This question comes from my buddy Doug Cassidy, who was a stalwart Mesoraco advocate for quite a few years... good call Cass, he finally came through for ya! Similarly, I'm not giving up on Yasmani Grandal. He's got good power and strong plate discipline, and I wonder if a permanent move out from behind the plate to first base will be a boon for his bat. The ballpark and surrounding lineup don't help, but I'm still a firm believer in his skills. Let's give him some credit for making it back so quickly from last year's knee blowout, too... another year of health could be another boost. (Cory Schwartz)
2014-02-10 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who do you like more? Austin Hedges or Yasmani Grandal?
(padremurph from Los Angeles)
Hedges, but don't rule out Grandal. He's been overlooked because of the suspension and injury, but he can still do a lot of things well. (Jeff Moore)
2014-01-17 10:00:00 (link to chat)In your opinion, how much of an effect have PED's contributed to Yasmani Grandal's earlier (excellent) performance and will he become a top tier catcher without the juice.
(dmairs from Calgary)
I assume it helped him a great deal. I don't think he's a top tier catcher regardless of the juice. (Jason Parks)
2013-08-05 14:00:00 (link to chat)There is speculation in the Detroit media that the Tigers won't take Peralta back, despite the obvious boost he gives them at shortstop, because of "image" concerns. I think that, if they don't play him and lose at any point, their image is tarnished forever. The Giants got to the WS because of a huge contribution from Melky. What do you think?
(Tigerdog from Orange county CA)
Well, they did trade for Iglalasis.

Tigerdog, hijacking your question to run this. It's official:


Major League Baseball issued the following discipline today for violations of the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program in relation to the Biogenesis investigation. Players receiving 50-game suspensions without pay for their violations of the Program are:

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Antonio Bastardo;
San Diego Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera;
New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli;
Texas Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz;
Padres pitcher Fautino De Los Santos, who is currently on the roster of the Double-A San Antonio Missions of the Texas League;
Houston Astros pitcher Sergio Escalona, who is currently of the roster of the Double-A Corpus Christi Hooks of the Texas League;
Yankees outfielder Fernando Martinez, who is currently on the roster of the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders of the International League;
Seattle Mariners catcher Jesus Montero, who is currently on the roster of the Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers of the Pacific Coast League;
Free agent pitcher Jordan Norberto;
Detroit Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta;
New York Mets outfielder Cesar Puello, who is currently on the roster of the Double-A Binghamton Mets of the Eastern League; and
Mets infielder/outfielder Jordany Valdespin, who is currently on the roster of the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s of the Pacific Coast League.

Norberto's suspension will be effective immediately once he signs with another Major League organization. All other suspensions are effective immediately. None of the players will appeal their discipline.
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera, Oakland Athletics pitcher Bartolo Colon and Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal, all of whom already have served 50-game suspensions as a result of their violations of the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program stemming from their connections to Biogenesis, will not receive additional discipline.
Major League Baseball's investigation found no violations of the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program by either Washington Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez or Baltimore Orioles infielder Danny Valencia.

STATEMENT FROM THE TIGERS:
The Detroit Tigers today issued the following statement regarding the suspension of Jhonny Peralta:

"We recognize the suspension of Jhonny Peralta for violating Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program as a measure taken in the best interest of the game. The Detroit Tigers continue to fully support Major League Baseball's policy and its efforts to eliminate performance enhancing drugs from our game. Per the protocol outline by Major League Baseball's collective bargaining agreement, the Tigers' organization will provide no further comment on Peralta's suspension."

STATEMENT FROM PERALTA:
"In spring of 2012, I made a terrible mistake that I deeply regret. I apologize to everyone that I have hurt as a result of my mistake, including my teammates, the Tigers' organization, the great fans in Detroit, Major League Baseball, and my family. I take full responsibility for my actions, have no excuses for my lapse in judgment and I accept my suspension.
I love the fans, my teammates and this organization and my greatest punishment is knowing that I have let so many good people down. I promise to do everything possible to try and earn back the respect that I have lost." (Maury Brown About Biogenesis and Business)
2013-06-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hi Paul, I'm in a 20-team dynasty points league. Jason Castro or Yasmani Grandal long term? Scoring is essentially total bases + runs + rbis. (To give you an idea, Castro is currently 6th in catcher scoring for the year.) I'm looking to keep one and trade one for pitching help. Thoughts? Thanks for answering.
(Randall Simon from Sausage Race)
I like Castro (Paul Sporer)
2013-05-22 18:00:00 (link to chat)Yasmani Grandal is tough to predict with the steroids issue, but do you think he's a 15-20 HR kinda guy (over full season) going forward? .280 BA or so? Thanks
(Tom from Boston)
The fence coming in helps....he's not hitting 15+ home runs ROS though. 280 is possible. (Jason Collette)
2013-04-03 14:00:00 (link to chat)Who has a higher ceiling? Austin Hedges or Yasmani Grandal?
(padremurph from San Diego)
I nearly always, as a rule, pick the younger player for "ceiling" questions because the range of possibilities shrinks exponentially as we near death. But Grandal. (Sam Miller)
2012-12-28 13:00:00 (link to chat)Geoff, what's your prediction for the Padres this year and is Nick Hundley coming up on Comeback Player of the Year?
(LaMarBrown from San Diego)
Hey LaMar, how's it going? The Padres look to me like a .500 team. I like the offensive core, especially once Yasmani Grandal returns from his suspension, but the pitching concerns me. I'm intrigued to see how the new outfield dimensions affect guys at the back end of the rotation. As for Hundley, he wasn't healthy last year and the numbers reflect that. He won't hit like he did in 2011, but he should return to 2009-2010 levels, which could make him an enticing trade target later in the season. (Geoff Young)
2012-10-30 13:00:00 (link to chat)Will Nick Hundley get non-tendered? Seems to me that the organization has soured on him greatly over the last year.
(jlarsen from chicago)
Hi jlarsen, thanks for the question. The Padres signed Hundley to a 3-year, $9 million deal last March so he'll be in the mix. I don't know that the Padres have soured on him since then so much as they've witnessed the emergence of Yasmani Grandal, who appears to the be club's catcher of the present and future (at least until Austin Hedges is ready, which creates a nice "problem"). Assuming his right knee is healthy, Hundley gives the Padres an insurance policy for Grandal and could have trade value to another team. (Geoff Young)
2012-07-09 14:00:00 (link to chat)Are my Padres ever going to make a run again, or was 2010 the closest we're going to get? What does the future of the Padres organization look like, what is the state of our minor league system?
(I aint Quentin from Beutiful San Diego)
The Padres have one of the deepest farm systems in baseball, and the key is whether that depth can overcome the lack of starpower. We've started to see some of the pieces of a future Padres contender already, with Yasmani Grandal and Yonder Alonso, and on the offensive side, Rymer Liriano should be coming sometime in 2013. Getting Joe Wieland and Robbie Erlin from the Rangers for Mike Adams at last year's deadline was a very nice move, and the Padres should be able to acquire more talent this July for Street. (Daniel Rathman)


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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Lg Framing Chances CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
2011 aax 2912 .001 0.6 1749 .001 -0.3 51 -.014 .017 0.4 -0.5 0.9
2011 aaa 318 .008 0.4 189 -.000 0.0 2 .003 -.001 -0.0 0.2 0.5
2011 afa 0 .000 0.0 2109 .003 -1.9 49 -.021 .004 0.6 -3.5 -1.6
2012 aaa 3326 .016 7.9 1960 .001 -0.4 30 .014 -.003 -0.2 6.3 5.7
2012 mlb 3281 .032 13.8 2200 -.004 2.3 50 .051 .001 -1.5 12.8 15.4
2012 afa 0 .000 0.0 48 .000 -0.0 1 -.002 .003 0.0 -0.0 -0.1
2013 mlb 1648 .025 5.6 1047 -.003 0.8 9 .019 -.004 -0.1 6.2 6.8
2013 aaa 309 .011 0.6 165 .000 -0.0 1 .012 -.000 -0.0 0.5 0.7
2014 mlb 4359 .027 15.3 2940 .001 -1.1 54 .084 .003 -2.7 11.6 10.0
2015 mlb 5958 .033 26.2 3817 .001 -0.7 63 .001 .002 -0.0 24.9 25.6
2016 mlb 6749 .029 28.0 4486 -.000 0.3 68 -.011 .008 0.5 29.2 33.6
2016 aaa 158 .009 0.2 0 .000 0.0 1 .003 .000 -0.0 1.1 0.3
2017 mlb 6735 .025 26.2 4553 .001 -1.4 56 -.033 .003 1.3 26.2 27.7
2018 mlb 6851 .015 15.7 4643 -.001 0.8 60 -.001 .001 0.1 16.3 17.7

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