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Portrait of Zach Walters

Zach Walters 3BRoyals

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2018 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date9-5-1989
Height6' 2"
Weight210 lbs
Age28 years, 5 months, 18 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
0.12014
-0.42015
-0.12016
2017
-0.52018
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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
2013 WAS 23 8 9 8 2 3 0 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .375 .444 .625 .332 0.8 0.6 0.1
2014 CLE 24 30 94 88 9 15 2 0 7 38 5 32 1 0 12 0 0 .170 .223 .432 .233 -1.8 -0.1 -0.2
2014 WAS 24 32 43 39 7 8 1 0 3 18 4 16 0 0 5 0 0 .205 .279 .462 .291 3.3 -0.3 0.3
2015 CLE 25 12 30 30 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 15 0 0 0 3 0 0 .133 .133 .133 .113 -3.1 -0.2 -0.4
2016 LAN 26 3 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .022 -1.1 -0.3 -0.1
Career85181170183031106510651002100.176.227.382.226-1.9-0.4-0.2

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 YAK A- 69 297 .281 .255 .335 .368 .265 .371 106 6.6 8.7 3.2 6.6 0.8 19.3 2.7 19.3 2.7
2011 SBN A 97 412 .316 .248 .321 .366 .262 .386 94 24.6 11.9 1.6 4.9 1.5 39.7 4.5 39.7 4.5
2011 POT A+ 30 126 .251 .247 .321 .363 .247 .405 103 -1.3 3.8 1.3 -2.0 2.1 5.9 0.4 5.9 0.4
2012 POT A+ 54 207 .252 .252 .318 .382 .256 .318 99 -1.8 6.2 1.1 -1.0 0.6 6.1 0.5 6.1 0.5
2012 HAR AA 43 172 .288 .260 .326 .392 .260 .350 106 4.9 4.7 2.2 0.6 0.1 12.0 1.3 12.0 1.3
2012 SYR AAA 29 105 .209 .249 .324 .373 .248 .290 99 -6 3.1 1.4 3.6 -0.3 -1.8 0.2 -1.8 0.2
2012 PON Wnt 34 138 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .330 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 WAS MLB 8 9 .332 .241 .310 .369 .248 .375 102 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.6 -0.2 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2013 SYR AAA 134 521 .276 .260 .327 .390 .256 .285 100 9.1 14.8 5.7 -1.5 -0.7 28.8 2.8 28.8 2.8
2014 CLE MLB 30 94 .233 .258 .318 .394 .261 .163 105 -2.3 2.4 -1.2 -0.1 -0.6 -1.8 -0.2 -1.8 -0.2
2014 WAS MLB 32 43 .291 .241 .308 .360 .254 .250 100 1.2 1.1 0 -0.3 1.0 3.3 0.3 3.3 0.3
2014 COH AAA 7 31 .375 .260 .329 .412 .261 .417 94 4 0.9 -0.1 0.5 -0.3 4.6 0.5 4.6 0.5
2014 SYR AAA 60 261 .311 .264 .331 .405 .257 .348 102 15 7.8 0.5 1.5 -0.7 22.7 2.4 22.7 2.4
2015 CLE MLB 12 30 .113 .256 .317 .414 .263 .267 108 -4.3 0.8 0 -0.2 0.3 -3.1 -0.4 -3.1 -0.4
2015 COH AAA 91 379 .248 .257 .324 .380 .257 .292 109 -4.6 10.5 -1.9 2.3 -0.5 3.5 0.6 3.5 0.6
2016 LAN MLB 3 5 .022 .260 .335 .411 .263 .000 106 -1.2 0.1 0 -0.3 0.0 -1.1 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1
2016 OKL AAA 94 366 .276 .267 .337 .412 .277 .309 98 6.2 10.3 -1.3 -8.2 0.6 15.8 0.8 15.8 0.8
2017 NWA AA 24 96 .211 .261 .322 .381 .260 .261 101 -4.8 2.6 -0.6 -0.8 -0.5 -3.3 -0.4 -3.3 -0.4
2017 LOU AAA 11 48 .160 .261 .325 .395 .259 .250 101 -5.4 1.4 -0.9 0.5 -0.2 -5.1 -0.4 -5.1 -0.4
2017 OMA AAA 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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 YAK A- 297 44 83 18 4 4 43 16 59 14 4 .302 .341 .440 .138 .281 19.3 6.6 2.7
2011 SBN A 412 69 109 27 6 9 56 42 96 12 10 .302 .377 .485 .183 .316 39.7 4.9 4.5
2011 POT A+ 126 15 34 7 1 0 11 8 33 7 1 .293 .336 .371 .078 .251 5.9 -2.0 0.4
2012 PON Wnt 138 8 31 10 0 0 15 10 31 2 5 .254 .309 .336 .082 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 SYR AAA 105 9 21 4 0 1 6 6 28 0 0 .214 .260 .286 .071 .209 -1.8 3.6 0.2
2012 HAR AA 172 23 48 11 4 6 19 8 38 1 0 .293 .326 .518 .226 .288 12.0 0.6 1.3
2012 POT A+ 207 24 52 8 1 5 24 10 43 6 3 .269 .304 .399 .130 .252 6.1 -1.0 0.5
2013 SYR AAA 521 69 123 32 5 29 77 20 134 4 3 .253 .286 .517 .265 .276 28.8 -1.5 2.8
2013 WAS MLB 9 2 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .375 .444 .625 .250 .332 0.8 0.6 0.1
2014 WAS MLB 43 7 8 1 0 3 5 4 16 0 0 .205 .279 .462 .256 .291 3.3 -0.3 0.3
2014 COH AAA 31 4 12 4 0 2 8 0 5 0 0 .387 .387 .710 .323 .375 4.6 0.5 0.5
2014 CLE MLB 94 9 15 2 0 7 12 5 32 0 0 .170 .223 .432 .261 .233 -1.8 -0.1 -0.2
2014 SYR AAA 261 38 71 18 5 15 48 20 62 0 2 .300 .358 .608 .308 .311 22.7 1.5 2.4
2015 CLE MLB 30 0 4 0 0 0 3 0 15 0 0 .133 .133 .133 .000 .113 -3.1 -0.2 -0.4
2015 COH AAA 379 39 85 21 3 10 48 30 79 3 0 .249 .310 .416 .167 .248 3.5 2.3 0.6
2016 LAN MLB 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .022 -1.1 -0.3 -0.1
2016 OKL AAA 366 45 92 18 4 10 53 25 63 3 1 .276 .326 .444 .168 .276 15.8 -8.2 0.8
2017 LOU AAA 48 3 8 3 0 0 2 1 14 0 0 .174 .208 .239 .065 .160 -5.1 0.5 -0.4
2017 OMA AAA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 NWA AA 96 12 19 3 0 1 8 5 21 1 0 .211 .250 .278 .067 .211 -3.3 -0.8 -0.4

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
2013 27 0.5556 0.6296 0.8235 0.8667 0.3333 0.7692 1.0000 0.1765 9 0.000320
2014 544 0.4632 0.5699 0.6806 0.7817 0.3870 0.7614 0.5398 0.3194 171 0.002136
2015 118 0.4661 0.5508 0.6154 0.7636 0.3651 0.6667 0.5217 0.3846 46 0.001430
2016 14 0.2857 0.6429 0.4444 1.0000 0.5000 0.2500 0.6000 0.5556 0 0.000000
Career7030.46370.57040.67040.78630.38350.73560.55560.3296140.39120.0019

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
2014-09-16 2014-09-18 DTD 2 2 - Trunk Soreness Ribcage -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2017 KCA $
2016 CLE $
2015 CLE $509,600
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$509,600
1 yrTotal$509,600

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 8 dACES1 year (2017)

Details
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 2/6/17 (minor-league contract). Released by Cincinnati 5/19/17. Signed by Kansas City as a free agent 6/15/17 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2016). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/16. Acquired by LA Dodgers in trade 4/10/16 after being DFA 4/3/16. DFA by LA Dodgers 8/14/16. Released 8/15/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5096M (2015). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Washington 2/26/14. Acquired by Cleveland in trade from Washington 7/31/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract selected by Washington 9/3/13.
  • Acquired by Washington in trade from Arizona 7/30/11.
  • Drafted by Arizona 2010 (9-271) (University of San Diego). $97,500 signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .200 .220 .381 .234
11 vs R (Multi) .127 .180 .277 .174
18 Split (Multi) -.073 -.041 -.103 -.060
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.012 -.001 -.003 -.000
30 vs L (2016) .000 .000 .000 .024
31 vs R (2016) .000 .000 .000 .014
38 Split (2016) .000 .000 .000 -.010
39 LgAvg (2016) -.014 .000 -.009 -.001

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-03-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who is your favorite "sleeper" prospect in the Nationals system? Pick one, Addison Russell or Francisco Lindor? Finally, what's your favorite restaurant in Delray? Thanks-
(NatsGM from Bethesda MD)
The Nats system isn't super exciting, but there are some dudes. I really like Zach Walters, though i dont know if he qualifies as a sleeper, and that's probably just because I love prospects who profile as super-utility guys (for no particular reason). I don't know if Walters can play every day but I think he can be a valuable guy on a roster because he can play all over, switch-hits and has some pop. I like valuable, versatile roster guys like that.

Lindor is so #smooth in the field it's ridiculous, but Russell has more upside with the bat because of his power. It's a toss up for which you prefer, but I like Russell a little since I've read some encouraging reports about his ability to stay at short. If that changes, I'll take Lindor all day.

Favorite restaurant in Delray is Park Tavern on Atlantic Ave. I've never had a bad meal there. In fact, I can see it from where I'm sitting right now. (Jeff Moore)


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