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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 29)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date9-18-1989
Height6' 1"
Weight195 lbs
Age29 years, 11 months, 2 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2015
0.22016
-0.22017
-0.12018
-0.12019
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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
2016 TBA 26 33 93 15 3 0 2 11 19 1 0 1 .188 .290 .300 84 -1.6 -0.1 0.7 0.2
2017 SEA 27 92 280 51 12 0 7 21 62 0 12 1 .198 .257 .326 72 -9.1 1.5 -3.4 -0.2
2018 MIN 28 9 21 1 0 0 0 2 3 0 1 0 .053 .143 .053 80 -0.4 -0.2 -0.3 0.0
2018 SEA 28 7 17 4 0 0 1 2 5 0 0 0 .267 .353 .467 75 -0.5 0.0 -0.4 -0.1
Career141411711501036891132.191.263.31275-11.61.2-3.5-0.1

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 LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2011 BGR A MID 3 12 .242 .302 .355 .167 99 -0.1 0.3 0 91 0 -0.3 0.1 -0.3 0.0
2011 PRI Rk APP 46 195 .262 .333 .400 .359 97 20.8 6.1 1.3 210 0 -2.2 2.7 9.1 1.6
2012 BGR A MID 99 361 .254 .324 .379 .290 95 5.9 10.6 -1.7 124 0 16.0 -2.4 9.1 3.2
2013 PCH A+ FSL 66 239 .259 .325 .376 .324 98 4.7 7.0 -0.4 117 0 4.0 1.6 -0.3 1.2
2013 RAY Rk GCL 4 13 .244 .296 .327 .400 95 1.5 0.4 -0.1 171 0 0.1 1.0 0.4 0.2
2014 MNT AA SOU 119 506 .253 .323 .378 .289 101 3.9 13.9 -3.2 102 0 13.5 1.8 -6.5 2.1
2015 DUR AAA INT 127 558 .253 .319 .365 .332 97 25.5 15.5 -2.1 147 0 3.7 -0.7 18.9 3.6
2016 TBA MLB AL 33 93 .255 .313 .418 .217 105 -3.3 2.6 0.1 84 16 0.7 -0.1 -1.6 0.2
2016 DUR AAA INT 88 387 .256 .319 .385 .245 107 -9.9 10.9 1.8 90 0 -6.4 -1.0 -8.7 -0.4
2016 ESC Wnt DWL 7 22 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 SEA MLB AL 92 280 .258 .325 .429 .232 103 -15.7 8.2 0.8 72 11 -3.4 1.5 -9.1 -0.2
2017 TAC AAA PCL 25 117 .257 .327 .403 .337 98 12.8 3.5 1.1 166 0 -0.4 -0.8 9.9 1.3
2018 MIN MLB AL 9 21 .239 .300 .396 .063 107 -3.6 0.6 0 80 13 -0.3 -0.2 -0.4 0.0
2018 SEA MLB AL 7 17 .265 .334 .421 .333 97 1.6 0.5 -0.3 75 13 -0.4 0.0 -0.5 -0.1
2018 CHT AA SOU 4 16 .238 .314 .360 .222 91 -2.1 0.5 0 30 0 -0.2 0.0 -1.1 -0.1
2018 ROC AAA INT 47 183 .246 .313 .385 .203 93 -5.5 5.4 0.6 77 0 2.0 -2.5 -4.0 0.2
2018 TAC AAA PCL 37 165 .274 .343 .452 .212 100 -6 4.8 0.8 70 0 -1.8 -0.3 -5.3 -0.2
2019 ERI AA EAS 10 35 .232 .312 .356 .190 102 -1.6 0.9 -0.5 60 0 -0.6 -0.2 -1.2 -0.2
2019 MID AA TEX 47 195 .230 .316 .358 .229 103 -6.9 5.1 -1.2 77 0 -0.4 0.7 -3.8 0.0

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
2011 PRI Rk APP 195 158 37 51 13 0 4 76 23 33 26 22 2 .323 .436 .481 .158 3 0
2011 BGR A MID 12 11 1 2 0 0 1 5 3 1 4 1 0 .182 .250 .455 .273 0 0
2012 BGR A MID 361 303 41 74 17 2 5 110 37 50 60 24 12 .244 .357 .363 .119 0 5
2013 PCH A+ FSL 239 210 26 61 14 2 3 88 21 22 29 20 8 .290 .359 .419 .129 1 5
2013 RAY Rk GCL 13 11 1 4 2 0 0 6 0 2 1 0 0 .364 .462 .545 .182 0 0
2014 MNT AA SOU 506 452 60 124 19 3 16 197 61 34 71 15 7 .274 .326 .436 .162 9
2015 DUR AAA INT 558 486 74 142 43 1 14 229 72 57 95 26 8 .292 .366 .471 .179 9 1
2016 ESC Wnt DWL 22 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 4 0 1 .000 .182 .000 .000 0 0
2016 TBA MLB AL 93 80 11 15 3 0 2 24 9 11 19 0 1 .188 .290 .300 .113 1 0
2016 DUR AAA INT 387 350 44 80 17 0 13 136 46 33 65 19 4 .229 .297 .389 .160 2 0
2017 SEA MLB AL 280 258 29 51 12 0 7 84 26 21 62 12 1 .198 .257 .326 .128 1 0
2017 TAC AAA PCL 117 100 24 35 6 1 7 64 18 14 12 6 3 .350 .427 .640 .290 2 0
2018 CHT AA SOU 16 15 2 2 1 0 0 3 0 1 6 0 0 .133 .188 .200 .067 0 0
2018 ROC AAA INT 183 159 23 29 10 1 5 56 14 22 37 3 4 .182 .284 .352 .170 1 0
2018 MIN MLB AL 21 19 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 3 1 0 .053 .143 .053 .000 0 0
2018 SEA MLB AL 17 15 2 4 0 0 1 7 1 2 5 0 0 .267 .353 .467 .200 0 0
2018 TAC AAA PCL 165 147 21 29 6 2 5 54 21 16 30 4 2 .197 .279 .367 .170 1 0
2019 ERI AA EAS 35 27 3 4 0 1 0 6 2 5 8 1 0 .148 .286 .222 .074 2 0
2019 MID AA TEX 195 168 22 33 7 0 6 58 19 25 44 2 2 .196 .308 .345 .149 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2016 398 0.4749 0.4271 0.7882 0.5873 0.2823 0.9099 0.5593 0.2118 0.0000
2017 1106 0.5000 0.4448 0.7866 0.6130 0.2767 0.8909 0.5556 0.2134 0.0000
2018 150 0.5667 0.3933 0.8644 0.5529 0.1846 0.8723 0.8333 0.1356 0.0000
Career16540.50000.43590.79400.60140.26970.89380.58170.20600.0000

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
2014-05-27 2014-06-07 Minors 11 0 - Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 OAK $
2018 MIN $
2017 SEA $537,200
2016 TBA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$537,200
1 yrTotal$537,200

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 78 d1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Signed by Detroit as a free agent 3/6/19 (minor-league contract). Released by Detroit 5/13/19. Signed by Oakland as a free agent 6/25/19 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2018). Re-signed by Seattle 3/18. Claimed by Minnesota off waivers 5/28/18 after being DFA by Seattle 5/27/18. DFA 7/25/18. Sent outright to Triple-A 7/27/18.
  • 1 year/$0.5372M (2017). Re-signed by Seattle 2/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/15. Re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16. Acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 11/18/16.
  • Drafted by Tampa Bay 2011 (17-540) (Coastal Carolina).

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 382 50 85 18 1 13 45 36 74 13 4 .249 .325 .422 97 12.0 3B 0, 1.2
80o 362 46 78 17 1 12 41 32 72 12 4 .240 .312 .409 90 6.8 3B 0, 0.6
70o 348 43 72 16 1 11 38 30 71 11 4 .230 .302 .393 84 3.3 3B 0, 0.3
60o 336 40 67 15 1 10 36 28 69 10 3 .220 .289 .375 79 0.6 3B 0, 0.0
50o 325 38 63 14 1 9 34 26 68 10 3 .214 .281 .361 75 -1.8 3B 0, -0.3
40o 314 36 59 13 1 9 31 25 66 9 3 .207 .274 .354 70 -4.0 3B 0, -0.5
30o 302 33 55 12 1 8 29 23 64 8 3 .200 .265 .338 66 -6.2 3B 0, -0.8
20o 288 31 51 11 1 8 27 21 62 8 3 .194 .257 .335 60 -8.5 3B 0, -1.0
10o 268 27 44 9 1 7 24 18 59 7 2 .179 .239 .309 52 -11.3 3B 0, -1.3
Weighted Mean329396514110342768103.219.287.37476-1.03B 0,-0.2

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DateQuestionAnswer
2017-03-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)Enjoying Short Relief, Dubs. If Taylor Motter and Shawn O'Malley were both trapped in a burning building, and you could only rescue one, which one would you rescue and why?
(R.J. from Tampa)
They're both so gritty, it's hard to believe they wouldn't be able to MacGyver their own way out. But given the sheer flammability of Taylor Motter's hair, I'd have to save him first. (Patrick Dubuque)


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