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Jason Michaels PHAstros

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
15 2629 .263 .335 .407 .260 5.9
Birth Date5-4-1976
Height6' 0"
Weight215 lbs
Age41 years, 9 months, 16 days
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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
2001 PHI 25 6 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .120 -0.8 -0.0 -0.1
2002 PHI 26 81 121 105 16 28 10 3 2 50 13 33 1 2 0 11 1 1 .267 .347 .476 .302 7.0 -0.4 0.7
2003 PHI 27 76 125 109 20 36 11 0 5 62 15 22 1 0 0 17 0 0 .330 .416 .569 .337 13.7 1.6 1.5
2004 PHI 28 115 346 299 44 82 12 0 10 124 42 80 2 3 0 40 2 2 .274 .364 .415 .278 13.7 3.2 1.7
2005 PHI 29 105 343 289 54 88 16 2 4 120 44 45 4 4 2 31 3 3 .304 .399 .415 .288 21.4 9.0 3.1
2006 CLE 30 123 548 494 77 132 32 1 9 193 43 101 3 6 2 55 9 5 .267 .326 .391 .241 3.8 -14.9 -1.1
2007 CLE 31 105 295 267 43 72 11 1 7 106 20 50 3 3 2 39 3 4 .270 .324 .397 .257 4.7 2.8 0.7
2008 CLE 32 21 67 58 3 12 4 0 0 16 4 13 1 3 1 9 1 1 .207 .258 .276 .209 -2.0 3.7 0.2
2008 PIT 32 102 254 228 25 52 9 1 8 87 23 52 1 1 1 44 1 0 .228 .300 .382 .235 -1.4 -2.1 -0.4
2009 HOU 33 102 152 135 17 32 12 1 4 58 16 38 1 0 0 16 1 2 .237 .322 .430 .260 2.6 -1.8 0.1
2010 HOU 34 106 203 186 23 47 14 1 8 87 12 29 4 1 0 26 0 0 .253 .310 .468 .280 9.5 -5.7 0.4
2011 HOU 35 89 169 156 10 31 9 0 2 46 11 31 1 0 1 10 1 0 .199 .256 .295 .190 -7.9 -0.6 -0.9
Career1031262923323326131401059950243496222392992218.263.335.407.26064.4-5.25.9

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
1998 BAT A- 0 279 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .335 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 CLR A+ 0 522 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .371 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 REA AA 0 468 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .350 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 PHI MLB 6 6 .120 .257 .343 .421 .267 .250 91 -0.9 0.2 0 -0.0 0.0 -0.8 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1
2001 SWB AAA 109 464 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .335 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 PHI MLB 81 121 .302 .250 .322 .393 .253 .361 96 5.5 3.1 -0.3 -0.4 -1.2 7.0 0.7 7.0 0.7
2002 SWB AAA 9 39 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 PHI MLB 76 125 .337 .266 .333 .423 .262 .378 97 10.5 3.3 -0.6 1.6 0.4 13.7 1.5 13.7 1.5
2003 CLR A+ 4 16 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 PHI MLB 115 346 .278 .261 .333 .413 .262 .340 97 7 10.3 -0.8 3.2 -2.8 13.7 1.7 13.7 1.7
2005 PHI MLB 105 343 .288 .268 .331 .413 .263 .344 100 10.3 9.9 0.4 9.0 0.9 21.4 3.1 21.4 3.1
2006 CLE MLB 123 548 .241 .272 .333 .438 .255 .315 109 -11.5 16.5 -4 -14.9 2.8 3.8 -1.1 3.8 -1.1
2006 BUF AAA 2 7 .395 .259 .329 .391 .260 .333 98 1 0.2 0 -0.6 -0.0 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.1
2007 CLE MLB 105 295 .257 .275 .342 .436 .269 .305 99 -1.1 8.8 -2.2 2.8 -0.8 4.7 0.7 4.7 0.7
2008 CLE MLB 21 67 .209 .268 .333 .412 .259 .250 102 -3.7 1.9 -0.5 3.7 0.2 -2.0 0.2 -2.0 0.2
2008 PIT MLB 102 254 .235 .256 .323 .408 .257 .260 100 -6.8 7.3 -1.6 -2.1 -0.3 -1.4 -0.4 -1.4 -0.4
2009 HOU MLB 102 152 .260 .260 .333 .410 .263 .301 96 -0.1 4.4 -0.2 -1.8 -1.5 2.6 0.1 2.6 0.1
2010 HOU MLB 106 203 .280 .253 .319 .393 .261 .260 94 4.1 5.6 -0.8 -5.7 0.6 9.5 0.4 9.5 0.4
2011 HOU MLB 89 169 .190 .254 .318 .391 .259 .236 103 -11.6 4.6 -0.9 -0.6 0.1 -7.9 -0.9 -7.9 -0.9
2011 OKL AAA 5 22 .270 .281 .352 .444 .267 .400 93 0.3 0.7 -0.3 -0.0 -0.0 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1
2012 SYR AAA 35 113 .223 .253 .325 .376 .249 .229 100 -4.8 3.4 -1.5 -2.6 -0.7 -3.6 -0.6 -3.6 -0.6

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
1998 BAT A- 279 45 63 14 3 11 49 40 69 4 2 .268 .384 .494 .226 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 CLR A+ 522 91 138 31 6 14 65 68 103 10 7 .306 .400 .494 .188 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 REA AA 468 71 129 30 4 10 74 28 87 7 4 .295 .342 .451 .156 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 PHI MLB 6 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .000 .120 -0.8 -0.0 -0.1
2001 SWB AAA 464 58 109 19 3 17 69 37 126 11 3 .261 .333 .443 .182 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 PHI MLB 121 16 28 10 3 2 11 13 33 1 1 .267 .347 .476 .210 .302 7.0 -0.4 0.7
2002 SWB AAA 39 3 9 2 0 0 7 5 5 1 3 .281 .378 .344 .062 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 CLR A+ 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 .000 .125 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 PHI MLB 125 20 36 11 0 5 17 15 22 0 0 .330 .416 .569 .239 .337 13.7 1.6 1.5
2004 PHI MLB 346 44 82 12 0 10 40 42 80 2 2 .274 .364 .415 .140 .278 13.7 3.2 1.7
2005 PHI MLB 343 54 88 16 2 4 31 44 45 3 3 .304 .399 .415 .111 .288 21.4 9.0 3.1
2006 CLE MLB 548 77 132 32 1 9 55 43 101 9 5 .267 .326 .391 .123 .241 3.8 -14.9 -1.1
2006 BUF AAA 7 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .429 .429 .857 .429 .395 1.1 -0.6 0.1
2007 CLE MLB 295 43 72 11 1 7 39 20 50 3 4 .270 .324 .397 .127 .257 4.7 2.8 0.7
2008 PIT MLB 254 25 52 9 1 8 44 23 52 1 0 .228 .300 .382 .154 .235 -1.4 -2.1 -0.4
2008 CLE MLB 67 3 12 4 0 0 9 4 13 1 1 .207 .258 .276 .069 .209 -2.0 3.7 0.2
2009 HOU MLB 152 17 32 12 1 4 16 16 38 1 2 .237 .322 .430 .193 .260 2.6 -1.8 0.1
2010 HOU MLB 203 23 47 14 1 8 26 12 29 0 0 .253 .310 .468 .215 .280 9.5 -5.7 0.4
2011 OKL AAA 22 0 6 2 0 0 2 2 5 0 0 .300 .364 .400 .100 .270 0.6 -0.0 0.1
2011 HOU MLB 169 10 31 9 0 2 10 11 31 1 0 .199 .256 .295 .096 .190 -7.9 -0.6 -0.9
2012 SYR AAA 113 11 21 3 0 2 12 9 19 0 0 .202 .265 .288 .087 .223 -3.6 -2.6 -0.6

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
2008 1166 0.5172 0.4220 0.8110 0.6020 0.2291 0.8843 0.6047 0.1890 566 0.002084
2009 606 0.4802 0.4488 0.7206 0.6323 0.2794 0.8152 0.5227 0.2794 285 0.003737
2010 765 0.4954 0.4405 0.8101 0.6069 0.2772 0.9087 0.5981 0.1899 361 -0.008218
2011 615 0.4894 0.4537 0.7814 0.6512 0.2643 0.8673 0.5783 0.2186 274 -0.004683
Career31520.49940.43780.78760.61860.25730.87360.58220.2124405.2478-0.0014

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).

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