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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 29)
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Birth Date9-5-1989
Height6' 2"
Weight210 lbs
Age29 years, 5 months, 15 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
-0.12015
-0.02016
2017
2018
-1.22019
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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
2013 WAS 23 8 9 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .375 .444 .625 89 -0.1 -0.2 0.6 0.1
2014 CLE 24 30 94 15 2 0 7 5 32 1 0 0 .170 .223 .432 98 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1 0.0
2014 WAS 24 32 43 8 1 0 3 4 16 0 0 0 .205 .279 .462 92 -0.3 1.0 -0.3 0.2
2015 CLE 25 12 30 4 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 0 .133 .133 .133 47 -1.7 0.3 -0.2 -0.1
2016 LAN 26 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 80 -0.1 0.0 -0.3 0.0
Career851813031101065100.176.227.38287-2.40.6-0.40.1

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 oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2010 YAK A- 69 297 .255 .335 .368 .371 106 6.6 8.7 3.2 107 0 0.0 0.8 -6.2 0.7
2011 SBN A 97 412 .248 .321 .366 .386 94 24.6 11.9 1.6 145 0 4.9 1.5 17.2 3.8
2011 POT A+ 30 126 .247 .321 .363 .405 103 -1.3 3.8 1.3 107 0 -2.0 2.1 -1.9 0.3
2012 POT A+ 54 207 .252 .318 .382 .318 99 -1.8 6.2 1.1 88 0 -1.0 0.6 -7.1 0.0
2012 HAR AA 43 172 .260 .326 .392 .350 106 4.9 4.7 2.2 112 0 0.6 0.1 -0.5 0.8
2012 SYR AAA 29 105 .249 .324 .373 .290 99 -6 3.1 1.4 67 0 3.6 -0.3 -4.8 0.3
2012 PON Wnt 34 138 .000 .000 .000 .330 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 WAS MLB 8 9 .241 .310 .369 .375 102 0.6 0.2 0.1 89 8 0.6 -0.2 -0.1 0.1
2013 SYR AAA 134 521 .260 .327 .390 .285 100 9.1 14.8 5.7 105 0 -1.5 -0.7 -3.6 1.5
2014 CLE MLB 30 94 .258 .318 .394 .163 105 -2.3 2.4 -1.2 98 17 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1 0.0
2014 WAS MLB 32 43 .241 .308 .360 .250 100 1.2 1.1 0 92 16 -0.3 1.0 -0.3 0.2
2014 COH AAA 7 31 .260 .329 .412 .417 94 4 0.9 -0.1 149 0 0.5 -0.3 1.2 0.2
2014 SYR AAA 60 261 .264 .331 .405 .348 102 15 7.8 0.5 148 0 1.5 -0.7 10.2 1.9
2015 CLE MLB 12 30 .256 .317 .414 .267 108 -4.3 0.8 0 47 17 -0.2 0.3 -1.7 -0.1
2015 COH AAA 91 379 .257 .324 .380 .292 109 -4.6 10.5 -1.9 96 0 2.3 -0.5 -7.0 0.4
2016 LAN MLB 3 5 .260 .335 .411 .000 106 -1.2 0.1 0 80 9 -0.3 0.0 -0.1 0.0
2016 OKL AAA 94 366 .267 .337 .412 .309 98 6.2 10.3 -1.3 99 0 -8.2 0.6 -5.6 -0.4
2017 NWA AA 24 96 .261 .322 .381 .261 101 -4.7 2.6 -0.6 51 0 -0.8 -0.5 -6.8 -0.7
2017 LOU AAA 11 48 .261 .325 .395 .250 101 -5.2 1.4 -0.9 30 0 0.5 -0.2 -4.2 -0.3
2017 OMA AAA 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2010 YAK A- 297 275 44 83 18 4 4 121 43 16 59 14 4 .302 .341 .440 .138 1 1
2011 SBN A 412 361 69 109 27 6 9 175 56 42 96 12 10 .302 .377 .485 .183 3 3
2011 POT A+ 126 116 15 34 7 1 0 43 11 8 33 7 1 .293 .336 .371 .078 1 1
2012 SYR AAA 105 98 9 21 4 0 1 28 6 6 28 0 0 .214 .260 .286 .071 0 1
2012 HAR AA 172 164 23 48 11 4 6 85 19 8 38 1 0 .293 .326 .518 .226 0 0
2012 POT A+ 207 193 24 52 8 1 5 77 24 10 43 6 3 .269 .304 .399 .130 3 0
2012 PON Wnt 138 122 8 31 10 0 0 41 15 10 31 2 5 .254 .309 .336 .082 3 2
2013 WAS MLB 9 8 2 3 0 1 0 5 1 1 0 0 0 .375 .444 .625 .250 0 0
2013 SYR AAA 521 487 69 123 32 5 29 252 77 20 134 4 3 .253 .286 .517 .265 6 3
2014 COH AAA 31 31 4 12 4 0 2 22 8 0 5 0 0 .387 .387 .710 .323 0
2014 SYR AAA 261 237 38 71 18 5 15 144 48 20 62 0 2 .300 .358 .608 .308 1
2014 CLE MLB 94 88 9 15 2 0 7 38 12 5 32 0 0 .170 .223 .432 .261 0
2014 WAS MLB 43 39 7 8 1 0 3 18 5 4 16 0 0 .205 .279 .462 .256 0
2015 CLE MLB 30 30 0 4 0 0 0 4 3 0 15 0 0 .133 .133 .133 .000 0 0
2015 COH AAA 379 341 39 85 21 3 10 142 48 30 79 3 0 .249 .310 .416 .167 5 1
2016 OKL AAA 366 333 45 92 18 4 10 148 53 25 63 3 1 .276 .326 .444 .168 5 1
2016 LAN MLB 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
2017 NWA AA 96 90 12 19 3 0 1 25 8 5 21 1 0 .211 .250 .278 .067 1 0
2017 OMA AAA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
2017 LOU AAA 48 46 3 8 3 0 0 11 2 1 14 0 0 .174 .208 .239 .065 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2013 27 0.5556 0.6296 0.8235 0.8667 0.3333 0.7692 1.0000 0.1765 0.0003
2014 544 0.4632 0.5699 0.6806 0.7817 0.3870 0.7614 0.5398 0.3194 0.0021
2015 118 0.4661 0.5508 0.6154 0.7636 0.3651 0.6667 0.5217 0.3846 0.0014
2016 14 0.2857 0.6429 0.4444 1.0000 0.5000 0.2500 0.6000 0.5556 0.0000
Career7030.46370.57040.67040.78630.38350.73560.55560.32960.0019

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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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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