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Daniel Palka RFWhite Sox

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2019 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 27)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date10-28-1991
Height6' 2"
Weight220 lbs
Age27 years, 11 months, 17 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
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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
2018 CHA 26 124 449 100 15 3 27 30 153 2 2 1 .240 .294 .484 100 1.2 -0.8 -3.4 0.4
2019 CHA 27 30 93 9 0 0 2 8 35 1 0 1 .107 .194 .179 50 -5.7 0.1 -4.0 -0.8
Career1545421091532938188322.218.277.43391-4.5-0.7-7.5-0.4

Statistics for All Levels

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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
2013 YAK A- NOR 12 55 .258 .345 .375 .467 98 6.7 1.4 -0.9 133 0 1.3 0.8 0.6 0.4
2013 MSO Rk PIO 56 241 .274 .341 .408 .348 100 14.1 7.3 -4.7 156 0 -4.5 -2.6 1.4 -0.3
2014 SBN A MID 118 521 .255 .323 .378 .294 97 15.3 14.8 -9 116 0 14.4 -1.4 1.2 2.1
2015 VIS A+ CAL 129 576 .260 .320 .400 .353 102 35 15.5 -6.8 153 0 0.5 1.1 14.6 2.7
2015 SRR Wnt AFL 22 100 .000 .000 .000 .314 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 CHT AA SOU 79 345 .249 .318 .363 .324 103 20.3 9.3 -3.8 127 0 -11.9 -1.4 2.9 -0.5
2016 ROC AAA INT 54 223 .246 .302 .375 .324 100 2.9 6.3 -2.5 111 0 -4.9 -2.3 -0.1 -0.4
2016 ESC Wnt DWL 22 89 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 ROC AAA INT 84 362 .255 .321 .388 .329 97 1.2 10.7 -3.8 105 0 3.6 1.2 2.0 1.3
2017 TWI Rk GCL 6 20 .213 .314 .317 .250 99 0.6 0.6 -0.3 130 0 -0.6 1.3 0.5 0.1
2018 CHA MLB AL 124 449 .254 .320 .421 .308 104 5.2 12.6 -5.6 100 8 -3.4 -0.8 1.2 0.4
2018 CHR AAA INT 17 73 .262 .330 .400 .385 100 2.3 2.1 -0.8 123 0 0.5 0.1 1.7 0.4
2019 CHA MLB AL 30 93 .252 .316 .428 .149 100 -12.3 2.8 -1.1 50 13 -4.0 0.1 -5.7 -0.8
2019 CHR AAA INT 106 471 .269 .346 .451 .293 112 7.3 16.1 -7.4 124 0 -6.8 -6.1 14.9 0.9

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
2013 YAK A- NOR 55 47 10 16 1 2 2 27 10 7 16 1 0 .340 .418 .574 .234 1 0
2013 MSO Rk PIO 241 205 36 62 20 0 7 103 38 29 45 2 2 .302 .386 .502 .200 5 0
2014 SBN A MID 521 455 63 113 23 5 22 212 82 56 129 9 3 .248 .332 .466 .218 6
2015 SRR Wnt AFL 100 90 14 25 6 0 3 40 17 8 19 4 1 .278 .330 .444 .167 2 0
2015 VIS A+ CAL 576 511 95 143 36 3 29 272 90 56 164 24 7 .280 .352 .532 .252 5 0
2016 CHT AA SOU 345 300 42 81 12 4 21 164 65 38 100 7 4 .270 .348 .547 .277 6 0
2016 ESC Wnt DWL 89 80 7 15 3 0 3 27 11 8 30 1 2 .188 .258 .338 .150 1 0
2016 ROC AAA INT 223 203 31 47 12 0 13 98 25 18 86 2 1 .232 .296 .483 .251 1 0
2017 ROC AAA INT 362 332 47 91 13 3 11 143 42 27 80 1 2 .274 .329 .431 .157 2 0
2017 TWI Rk GCL 20 18 4 5 0 0 1 8 2 2 1 1 0 .278 .350 .444 .167 0 0
2018 CHR AAA INT 73 63 11 18 3 0 3 30 7 10 21 1 2 .286 .384 .476 .190 0 0
2018 CHA MLB AL 449 417 56 100 15 3 27 202 67 30 153 2 1 .240 .294 .484 .245 0 0
2019 CHR AAA INT 471 395 83 104 23 0 27 208 72 72 109 2 0 .263 .374 .527 .263 4 0
2019 CHA MLB AL 93 84 4 9 0 0 2 15 4 8 35 0 1 .107 .194 .179 .071 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2018 1838 0.4429 0.4880 0.6355 0.6634 0.3486 0.7870 0.4062 0.3645 0.0000
2019 372 0.4435 0.5215 0.6186 0.7030 0.3768 0.6983 0.5000 0.3814 0.0000
Career22100.44300.49360.63270.67010.35330.77210.42200.36730.0000

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
2014-08-15 - Minors - - - Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 CHA $567,000
2018 CHA $
2017 MIN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2019Current$567,000
1 yrTotal$567,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 160 d1 year/$567,000 (2019)

Details
  • 1 year/$567,000 (2019). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19.
  • 1 year (2018). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Contract selected by Minnesota 11/18/16. Re-signed by Minnesota 3/17. Claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from Minnesota 11/3/17.
  • Acquired by Minnesota in trade from Arizona 11/10/15.
  • Drafted by Arizona 2013 (3-88) (Georgia Tech). $0.55M signing bonus ($0.6026 slot).

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 46 10 2 0 2 4 14 0 0 .238 .304 .429 101 0.0 RF 0 0.0
80o 31 6 1 0 1 2 10 0 0 .214 .267 .357 94 0.0 RF 0 0.0
70o 20 4 1 0 1 1 6 0 0 .222 .263 .444 90 0.0 RF 0 0.0
60o 11 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .100 .182 .100 86 0.0 RF 0 0.0
50o 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 83 0.0 RF 0 0.0
Weighted Mean300000100.000.000.000830.0RF 00.0

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