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Matt Szczur RFD-backs

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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 29)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date7-20-1989
Height6' 0"
Weight200 lbs
Age30 years, 2 months, 29 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.12015
0.32016
0.42017
-0.22018
0.82019
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2014 CHN 24 33 66 14 2 0 2 4 11 0 0 0 .226 .273 .355 81 -1.3 0.0 1.2 0.1
2015 CHN 25 47 80 16 5 0 1 6 15 0 2 0 .222 .278 .333 79 -1.7 0.5 -2.2 -0.1
2016 CHN 26 107 200 48 9 1 5 13 39 1 2 4 .259 .312 .400 86 -3.0 0.4 0.4 0.3
2017 CHN 27 15 23 4 1 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 .211 .273 .263 85 -0.4 -0.4 -0.3 0.0
2017 SDN 27 104 214 40 11 2 3 32 40 4 0 2 .227 .358 .364 89 -2.4 0.5 0.5 0.4
2018 SDN 28 57 84 14 3 0 1 8 24 0 3 0 .187 .265 .267 61 -3.7 0.5 -1.2 -0.2
Career3636671363131265133576.231.312.35582-12.41.5-1.60.4

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 LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2010 PEO A MDW 6 30 .268 .353 .414 .238 100 -0.7 0.9 0.1 70 0 1.0 -0.2 -1.0 0.1
2010 BOI A- NWN 18 82 .257 .340 .365 .468 108 5.4 2.3 -0.7 175 0 0.0 -1.9 5.6 0.6
2010 CUB Rk AZL 1 4 .291 .355 .443 .500 89 0.7 0.1 -0.1 243 0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0
2011 PEO A MID 66 298 .252 .317 .370 .335 92 14.2 8.6 0.2 137 0 0.8 2.4 9.7 2.2
2011 DAY A+ FSL 43 182 .274 .332 .408 .268 103 -2 5.5 0.2 76 0 0.4 -0.3 -4.3 0.2
2012 DAY A+ FSL 78 352 .257 .326 .375 .344 108 8.6 10.5 -1.3 142 0 5.1 4.2 13.9 3.2
2012 TEN AA SOU 35 158 .250 .331 .379 .250 102 -3.7 4.4 -0.5 76 0 2.7 2.7 -3.1 0.7
2012 MSS Wnt AFL 24 107 .000 .000 .000 .288 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 TEN AA SOU 128 574 .243 .317 .364 .323 106 0.9 15.6 -0.5 120 0 -1.1 2.6 3.7 2.2
2014 CHN MLB NL 33 66 .243 .304 .374 .245 101 -2.8 1.7 -0.3 81 14 1.2 0.0 -1.3 0.1
2014 IOW AAA PCL 116 457 .269 .334 .413 .318 91 -15.3 13.7 0 68 0 8.0 2.1 -18.7 0.5
2015 CHN MLB NL 47 80 .250 .312 .373 .263 93 -2.2 2.2 -0.2 79 17 -2.2 0.5 -1.7 -0.1
2015 IOW AAA PCL 70 305 .272 .331 .413 .330 97 13.8 8.5 -0.3 113 0 0.2 -0.3 -1.2 0.7
2016 CHN MLB NL 107 200 .260 .330 .425 .305 92 1.4 5.7 -0.9 86 9 0.4 0.4 -3.0 0.3
2016 TEN AA SOU 1 2 .211 .267 .287 .000 103 0 0.1 0 68 0 -0.1 0.4 -0.1 0.0
2017 CHN MLB NL 15 23 .270 .337 .452 .250 99 -1.1 0.7 -0.1 85 10 -0.3 -0.4 -0.4 0.0
2017 SDN MLB NL 104 214 .248 .315 .411 .278 93 3.4 6.3 -0.7 89 10 0.5 0.5 -2.4 0.4
2018 SDN MLB NL 57 84 .235 .312 .379 .260 100 -5.6 2.4 -0.3 61 13 -1.2 0.5 -3.7 -0.2
2018 ELP AAA PCL 10 43 .275 .348 .436 .375 120 -0.2 1.3 -0.1 101 0 -0.5 0.0 0.2 0.1
2019 RNO AAA PCL 44 172 .297 .368 .530 .339 113 10.6 5.9 -1.7 113 0 2.7 -1.1 3.8 0.8
2019 DIA Rk AZL 3 12 .236 .338 .339 .200 93 1.1 0.4 -0.1 114 0 -0.4 0.4 0.2 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2010 PEO A MDW 30 26 6 5 1 1 0 8 2 3 5 0 0 .192 .300 .308 .115 0 0
2010 BOI A- NWN 82 73 17 29 9 0 0 38 8 6 11 1 0 .397 .450 .521 .123 0 0
2010 CUB Rk AZL 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 .500 .750 .500 .000 0 0
2011 PEO A MID 298 274 55 86 15 1 5 118 27 21 28 17 5 .314 .366 .431 .117 1 0
2011 DAY A+ FSL 182 173 20 45 7 2 5 71 19 5 20 7 0 .260 .283 .410 .150 1 2
2012 MSS Wnt AFL 107 91 13 24 2 2 1 33 13 14 10 9 3 .264 .368 .363 .099 0 1
2012 DAY A+ FSL 352 295 68 87 19 4 2 120 34 47 50 38 12 .295 .394 .407 .112 4 2
2012 TEN AA SOU 158 143 24 30 7 4 2 51 6 14 29 4 2 .210 .285 .357 .147 0 0
2013 TEN AA SOU 574 512 78 144 27 4 3 188 44 50 75 22 12 .281 .350 .367 .086 3 3
2014 IOW AAA PCL 457 414 52 108 16 1 1 129 24 30 78 30 7 .261 .315 .312 .051 1
2014 CHN MLB NL 66 62 6 14 2 0 2 22 5 4 11 0 0 .226 .273 .355 .129 0
2015 CHN MLB NL 80 72 5 16 5 0 1 24 8 6 15 2 0 .222 .278 .333 .111 1 1
2015 IOW AAA PCL 305 267 40 78 12 2 8 118 31 22 51 20 5 .292 .355 .442 .150 4 6
2016 TEN AA SOU 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .000 0 0
2016 CHN MLB NL 200 185 30 48 9 1 5 74 24 13 39 2 4 .259 .312 .400 .141 0 1
2017 SDN MLB NL 214 176 26 40 11 2 3 64 15 32 40 0 2 .227 .358 .364 .136 0 2
2017 CHN MLB NL 23 19 2 4 1 0 0 5 3 2 4 0 0 .211 .273 .263 .053 1 1
2018 ELP AAA PCL 43 38 4 12 3 1 0 17 6 4 7 0 0 .316 .372 .447 .132 1 0
2018 SDN MLB NL 84 75 11 14 3 0 1 20 6 8 24 3 0 .187 .265 .267 .080 0 1
2019 RNO AAA PCL 172 149 34 48 12 1 8 86 28 19 27 0 3 .322 .390 .577 .255 4 0
2019 DIA Rk AZL 12 11 5 2 1 1 0 5 1 1 1 0 0 .182 .250 .455 .273 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2014 216 0.5463 0.4769 0.8155 0.6356 0.2857 0.9067 0.5714 0.1845 0.0043
2015 293 0.4471 0.5119 0.7067 0.7252 0.3395 0.8000 0.5455 0.2933 0.0014
2016 751 0.4874 0.5206 0.7596 0.7104 0.3403 0.8192 0.6412 0.2404 0.0000
2017 929 0.4962 0.4252 0.7899 0.5987 0.2543 0.8478 0.6555 0.2101 0.0000
2018 299 0.4515 0.4582 0.6642 0.6519 0.2988 0.7614 0.4898 0.3358 0.0000
Career24880.48670.47270.75810.65690.29840.82830.61100.24190.0005

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

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 ARI $
2018 SDN $950,000
2017 CHN $549,500
2016 CHN $511,500
2015 CHN $508,500
2014 CHN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$2,519,500
4 yrTotal$2,519,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 64 dTurner Gary Sports1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Signed by Arizona as a free agent 12/14/18 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.95M (2018). Re-signed by San Diego 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration). DFA by San Diego 7/1/18. Sent outright to Triple-A 7/8/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/17. Acquired by San Diego in trade 5/8/17 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 5/6/17.
  • 1 year/$0.5115M (2016). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2015). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/13.
  • 2012. Contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/18/11.
  • Signed new contract with Chicago Cubs 1/14/11, receiving additional $1.4M bonus to forgo football.
  • Drafted by Chicago Cubs 2010 (5-160) (Villanova) signed 6/10, 0.1M signing bonus.

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ VORP FRAA WARP
90o 382 48 91 19 2 9 43 46 72 7 4 .280 .376 .434 112 21.5 2.3
80o 363 44 83 17 2 8 39 42 71 7 4 .268 .362 .413 104 15.8 1.7
70o 348 41 78 16 2 8 36 39 69 6 3 .260 .353 .407 98 12.0 1.3
60o 336 38 72 15 2 7 34 36 68 6 3 .248 .337 .386 93 8.9 1.0
50o 325 36 69 14 2 7 32 34 66 6 3 .246 .333 .384 89 6.3 0.7
40o 314 34 63 13 1 6 30 32 65 5 3 .231 .318 .352 84 3.7 0.4
30o 302 32 59 12 1 6 28 30 63 5 3 .224 .309 .346 80 1.2 0.1
20o 287 29 53 11 1 5 26 27 62 4 2 .210 .292 .321 74 -1.5 -0.2
10o 268 26 48 10 1 5 23 24 59 4 2 .203 .284 .318 66 -4.8 -0.5
Weighted Mean3293769142733356763.243.332.380907.10.8

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