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Jason Michaels PHAstros

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
15 2629 .263 .335 .407 97 5.4
Birth Date5-4-1976
Height6' 0"
Weight215 lbs
Age43 years, 5 months, 14 days
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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
2001 PHI 25 6 6 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 69 -0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 PHI 26 81 121 28 10 3 2 13 33 1 1 1 .267 .347 .476 94 -0.3 -1.2 -0.6 0.1
2003 PHI 27 76 125 36 11 0 5 15 22 1 0 0 .330 .416 .569 125 4.3 0.4 1.3 0.9
2004 PHI 28 115 346 82 12 0 10 42 80 2 2 2 .274 .364 .415 106 3.1 -2.8 3.1 1.3
2005 PHI 29 105 343 88 16 2 4 44 45 4 3 3 .304 .399 .415 111 4.7 0.9 8.5 2.5
2006 CLE 30 123 548 132 32 1 9 43 101 3 9 5 .267 .326 .391 91 -3.6 2.8 -14.2 -0.2
2007 CLE 31 105 295 72 11 1 7 20 50 3 3 4 .270 .324 .397 95 -0.8 -0.8 2.9 0.8
2008 CLE 32 21 67 12 4 0 0 4 13 1 1 1 .207 .258 .276 80 -1.5 0.2 3.7 0.4
2008 PIT 32 102 254 52 9 1 8 23 52 1 1 0 .228 .300 .382 83 -4.6 -0.3 -2.1 -0.1
2009 HOU 33 102 152 32 12 1 4 16 38 1 1 2 .237 .322 .430 80 -3.3 -1.5 -1.8 -0.2
2010 HOU 34 106 203 47 14 1 8 12 29 4 0 0 .253 .310 .468 113 3.3 0.6 -5.7 0.3
2011 HOU 35 89 169 31 9 0 2 11 31 1 1 0 .199 .256 .295 73 -5.1 0.1 -0.6 -0.2
Career103126296131401059243496222218.263.335.40797-3.9-1.6-5.55.4

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
1998 BAT A- NYP 0 279 .000 .000 .000 .335 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 CLR A+ FSL 0 522 .000 .000 .000 .371 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 REA AA EAS 0 468 .000 .000 .000 .350 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 PHI MLB NL 6 6 .257 .343 .421 .250 93 -0.9 0.2 0 69 8 0.0 0.0 -0.2 0.0
2001 SWB AAA INT 109 464 .000 .000 .000 .335 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 PHI MLB NL 81 121 .250 .322 .393 .361 97 5.5 3.5 -0.3 94 13 -0.6 -1.2 -0.3 0.1
2002 SWB AAA INT 9 39 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 PHI MLB NL 76 125 .266 .333 .423 .378 97 10.5 3.3 -0.6 125 15 1.3 0.4 4.3 0.9
2003 CLR A+ FSL 4 16 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 PHI MLB NL 115 346 .261 .333 .413 .340 97 7 10.3 -0.8 106 10 3.1 -2.8 3.1 1.3
2005 PHI MLB NL 105 343 .268 .331 .413 .344 100 10.3 9.9 0.4 111 11 8.5 0.9 4.7 2.5
2006 CLE MLB AL 123 548 .272 .333 .438 .315 109 -11.5 16.5 -4 91 8 -14.2 2.8 -3.6 -0.2
2006 BUF AAA INT 2 7 .259 .329 .391 .333 98 1 0.2 0 139 0 -0.6 0.0 0.3 0.0
2007 CLE MLB AL 105 295 .275 .342 .436 .305 99 -1.1 8.8 -2.2 95 9 2.9 -0.8 -0.8 0.8
2008 CLE MLB AL 21 67 .268 .333 .412 .250 102 -3.7 1.9 -0.5 80 9 3.7 0.2 -1.5 0.4
2008 PIT MLB NL 102 254 .256 .323 .408 .260 100 -6.8 7.3 -1.6 83 9 -2.1 -0.3 -4.6 -0.1
2009 HOU MLB NL 102 152 .260 .333 .410 .301 96 -0.1 4.4 -0.2 80 12 -1.8 -1.5 -3.3 -0.2
2010 HOU MLB NL 106 203 .253 .319 .393 .260 94 4.1 5.6 -0.8 113 15 -5.7 0.6 3.3 0.3
2011 HOU MLB NL 89 169 .254 .318 .391 .236 102 -11.6 4.6 -0.9 73 11 -0.6 0.1 -5.1 -0.2
2011 OKL AAA PCL 5 22 .281 .352 .444 .400 92 0.3 0.7 -0.3 84 0 0.0 0.0 -0.4 0.0
2012 SYR AAA INT 35 113 .253 .325 .376 .229 100 -4.8 3.4 -1.5 59 0 -2.6 -0.7 -4.7 -0.6

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
1998 BAT A- NYP 279 235 45 63 14 3 11 116 49 40 69 4 2 .268 .384 .494 .226 0 0
1999 CLR A+ FSL 522 451 91 138 31 6 14 223 65 68 103 10 7 .306 .400 .494 .188 0 0
2000 REA AA EAS 468 437 71 129 30 4 10 197 74 28 87 7 4 .295 .342 .451 .156 0 0
2001 SWB AAA INT 464 418 58 109 19 3 17 185 69 37 126 11 3 .261 .333 .443 .182 0 0
2001 PHI MLB NL 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .000 0 0
2002 PHI MLB NL 121 105 16 28 10 3 2 50 11 13 33 1 1 .267 .347 .476 .210 2 0
2002 SWB AAA INT 39 32 3 9 2 0 0 11 7 5 5 1 3 .281 .378 .344 .063 0 0
2003 PHI MLB NL 125 109 20 36 11 0 5 62 17 15 22 0 0 .330 .416 .569 .239 0 0
2003 CLR A+ FSL 16 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 .000 .125 .000 .000 0 0
2004 PHI MLB NL 346 299 44 82 12 0 10 124 40 42 80 2 2 .274 .364 .415 .140 3 0
2005 PHI MLB NL 343 289 54 88 16 2 4 120 31 44 45 3 3 .304 .399 .415 .111 4 2
2006 BUF AAA INT 7 7 1 3 0 0 1 6 1 0 0 0 0 .429 .429 .857 .429 0 0
2006 CLE MLB AL 548 494 77 132 32 1 9 193 55 43 101 9 5 .267 .326 .391 .123 6 2
2007 CLE MLB AL 295 267 43 72 11 1 7 106 39 20 50 3 4 .270 .324 .397 .127 3 2
2008 CLE MLB AL 67 58 3 12 4 0 0 16 9 4 13 1 1 .207 .258 .276 .069 3 1
2008 PIT MLB NL 254 228 25 52 9 1 8 87 44 23 52 1 0 .228 .300 .382 .154 1 1
2009 HOU MLB NL 152 135 17 32 12 1 4 58 16 16 38 1 2 .237 .322 .430 .193 0 0
2010 HOU MLB NL 203 186 23 47 14 1 8 87 26 12 29 0 0 .253 .310 .468 .215 1 0
2011 OKL AAA PCL 22 20 0 6 2 0 0 8 2 2 5 0 0 .300 .364 .400 .100 0 0
2011 HOU MLB NL 169 156 10 31 9 0 2 46 10 11 31 1 0 .199 .256 .295 .096 0 1
2012 SYR AAA INT 113 104 11 21 3 0 2 30 12 9 19 0 0 .202 .265 .288 .087 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 1166 0.5249 0.4220 0.8110 0.5980 0.2274 0.8825 0.6032 0.1890 0.0021
2009 606 0.4653 0.4488 0.7206 0.6525 0.2716 0.8261 0.5000 0.2794 0.0037
2010 765 0.5203 0.4405 0.8101 0.6131 0.2534 0.9139 0.5376 0.1899 -0.0082
2011 615 0.4992 0.4537 0.7814 0.6678 0.2403 0.8683 0.5405 0.2186 -0.0047
Career31520.50730.43780.78760.62580.24470.87650.55520.2124-0.0014

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
2011-09-14 2011-09-29 DTD 15 14 Left Hand Surgery Fracture Metacarpals Fielding 2011-09-14 -
2011-04-25 2011-05-13 15-DL 18 15 Left Shoulder Subluxation Diving Catch -
2011-03-07 2011-03-10 Camp 3 0 Low Back Spasms -
2009-03-07 2009-03-14 Camp 7 0 Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2006-07-05 2006-07-06 DTD 1 1 Right Ankle Soreness -
2006-06-16 2006-07-03 15-DL 17 15 Right Ankle Sprain -
2004-07-08 2004-07-08 DTD 0 0 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2003-03-30 2003-04-14 15-DL 15 12 Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2001-05-01 2001-05-10 Minors 9 0 Right Abdomen Strain Oblique - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2011 HOU $900,000
2010 HOU $800,000
2009 HOU $750,000
2008 CLE $2,150,000
2007 CLE $2,000,000
2006 CLE $1,500,000
2005 PHI $825,000
2004 PHI $335,000
2003 PHI $305,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
9 yrPrevious$9,565,000
9 yrTotal$9,565,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 y 16 d1 year (2013)

Details
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Washington as a free agent 3/4/13 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2010), plus 2011 option. Re-signed by Houston as a free agent 12/14/09. 10:$0.8M, 11:$0.9M club option. Houston exercised 2011 option 10/4/10
  • 1 year/$0.75M (2009). Signed by Houston as a free agent 12/15/08. Performance bonuses: $25,000 for 200 PAs
  • 2 years/$4.25M (2007-08), plus 2009 club option. Re-signed by Cleveland 1/07 (avoided arbitration). $0.1M signing bonus. 07:$2M, 08:$2.15M, 09:$2.6M club option (no buyout). Performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 350 & 400 PAs, $0.1M for 450 & 500 PAs, $0.15M for 550 & 600 PAs. DFA by Cleveland 5/6/08. Acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Cleveland 5/8/08 ($1,680,055 remaining, with Pittsburgh responsible for $468,852). Pittsburgh declined 2009 option 10/31/08.
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2006). Re-signed 1/06 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.825M (2005) Re-signed 2/05 (avoided arbitration, $0.925M-$0.65M)
  • 1 year/$0.335M (2004).
  • 1 year/$0.305M (2003).

2019 Preseason Forecast

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

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