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2019 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 29)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date3-15-1990
Height6' 2"
Weight195 lbs
Age29 years, 1 months, 10 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
1.82015
1.22016
0.72017
3.32018
1.72019
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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
2014 ARI 24 25 75 14 2 0 1 3 10 0 0 1 .200 .233 .271 81 -1.5 1.0 -1.9 0.0
2015 ARI 25 134 459 95 17 6 9 29 81 1 4 5 .226 .275 .359 77 -10.6 4.6 5.1 1.8
2016 ARI 26 90 308 62 9 1 4 15 58 4 5 2 .218 .265 .299 63 -12.8 2.3 9.4 1.2
2017 ARI 27 53 178 42 8 1 6 10 39 1 3 4 .252 .298 .419 80 -4.0 -0.8 3.9 0.7
2018 ARI 28 153 564 121 33 5 16 40 109 2 5 4 .235 .290 .411 89 -5.6 -0.4 15.1 3.3
2019 ARI 29 24 96 23 7 0 1 5 23 0 2 0 .258 .292 .371 88 -1.8 0.2 2.9 0.5
Career479168035776133710232081916.231.280.36880-36.37.034.47.6

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
2011 DNV Rk APP 59 284 .264 .333 .411 .305 94 7 8.9 4 127 0 4.9 2.3 -5.3 1.4
2012 LYN A+ CAR 130 571 .256 .325 .393 .325 93 6.8 17.1 7.6 117 0 19.2 5.6 -2.5 4.7
2012 PDD Wnt AFL 19 83 .000 .000 .000 .323 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 MOB AA SOU 136 538 .248 .318 .370 .266 99 -16.5 14.6 6.6 77 0 20.8 1.3 -20.7 2.4
2014 ARI MLB NL 25 75 .247 .305 .379 .220 104 -4.3 1.9 0.8 81 13 -1.9 1.0 -1.5 0.0
2014 RNO AAA PCL 104 452 .281 .346 .438 .352 106 6.9 13.5 5.5 106 0 13.2 0.3 0.4 3.3
2015 ARI MLB NL 134 459 .256 .314 .401 .257 98 -9.7 12.4 5.6 77 10 5.1 4.6 -10.6 1.8
2016 ARI MLB NL 90 308 .251 .316 .413 .258 103 -19.7 8.7 4 63 10 9.4 2.3 -12.8 1.2
2017 ARI MLB NL 53 178 .263 .329 .440 .295 100 -5.3 5.2 2.3 80 14 3.9 -0.8 -4.0 0.7
2017 RNO AAA PCL 2 8 .333 .384 .532 .000 111 -0.4 0.2 0.1 60 0 0.0 0.0 -0.4 0.0
2017 DIA Rk AZL 4 13 .229 .314 .340 .000 95 -1 0.4 0.1 58 0 0.8 -0.9 -1.0 -0.1
2018 ARI MLB NL 153 564 .247 .315 .404 .265 99 -5.1 15.8 7.2 89 8 15.1 -0.4 -5.6 3.3
2019 ARI MLB NL 24 96 .239 .311 .407 .328 98 -2.7 2.7 1.2 88 17 2.9 0.2 -1.8 0.5

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 DNV Rk APP 284 248 46 65 13 2 4 94 24 30 46 18 6 .262 .346 .379 .117 2 1
2012 PDD Wnt AFL 83 73 13 21 3 3 1 33 10 9 11 5 3 .288 .361 .452 .164 1 0
2012 LYN A+ CAR 571 506 84 136 36 4 6 198 49 49 102 40 10 .269 .337 .391 .123 2 10
2013 MOB AA SOU 538 487 58 115 21 5 4 158 46 33 72 26 7 .236 .288 .324 .088 6 7
2014 RNO AAA PCL 452 407 57 127 26 4 4 173 47 37 55 14 6 .312 .373 .425 .113 1
2014 ARI MLB NL 75 70 9 14 2 0 1 19 4 3 10 0 1 .200 .233 .271 .071 0
2015 ARI MLB NL 459 421 49 95 17 6 9 151 34 29 81 4 5 .226 .275 .359 .133 3 5
2016 ARI MLB NL 308 284 26 62 9 1 4 85 20 15 58 5 2 .218 .265 .299 .081 3 2
2017 RNO AAA PCL 8 7 1 1 0 0 1 4 3 0 1 0 0 .143 .250 .571 .429 0 0
2017 ARI MLB NL 178 167 24 42 8 1 6 70 21 10 39 3 4 .252 .298 .419 .168 0 0
2017 DIA Rk AZL 13 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4 0 1 .000 .231 .000 .000 0 0
2018 ARI MLB NL 564 516 61 121 33 5 16 212 70 40 109 5 4 .235 .290 .411 .176 5 1
2019 ARI MLB NL 96 89 16 23 7 0 1 33 10 5 23 2 0 .258 .292 .371 .112 2 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2014 255 0.5490 0.4784 0.8115 0.6143 0.3130 0.9302 0.5278 0.1885 -0.0018
2015 1640 0.5098 0.4610 0.7672 0.6136 0.3022 0.8635 0.5638 0.2328 -0.0073
2016 1034 0.5232 0.5184 0.7854 0.7079 0.3103 0.8616 0.5948 0.2146 0.0000
2017 635 0.4520 0.5118 0.7138 0.6794 0.3736 0.8154 0.5615 0.2862 0.0000
2018 2119 0.4837 0.5012 0.7458 0.6976 0.3172 0.8615 0.5072 0.2542 0.0000
2019 375 0.5173 0.4773 0.7542 0.6598 0.2818 0.8047 0.6275 0.2458 0.0000
Career60580.49900.49190.75830.66890.31550.85660.55150.2417-0.0020

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

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 ARI $3,662,500
2018 ARI $1,275,000
2017 ARI $566,000
2016 ARI $521,600
2015 ARI $508,500
2014 ARI $
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$2,871,100
2019Current$3,662,500
5 yrPvs + Cur$6,533,600
5 yrTotal$6,533,600

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 54 d1 year/$3.6625M (2019)

Details
  • 1 year/$3.6625M (2019). Re-signed by Arizona 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$1.275M (2018). Re-signed by Arizona 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Arizona 3/17.
  • 1 year/$0.5216M (2016). Re-signed by Arizona 3/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2015). Re-signed by Arizona 3/6/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Arizona 6/29/14.
  • 2013. Acquired by Arizona in trade from Atlanta 1/24/13 (Justin Upton deal).
  • Drafted by Atlanta 2011 (2-85) (Connecticut). $0.4176M signing bonus.

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 482 59 118 25 3 14 55 41 91 7 5 .274 .340 .443 102 19.3 SS 10 3.1
80o 466 55 110 23 3 13 51 38 90 7 5 .263 .328 .426 96 15.0 SS 9 2.6
70o 455 52 105 22 3 12 49 36 89 6 5 .257 .321 .413 92 12.1 SS 9 2.2
60o 445 50 101 21 3 12 47 35 88 6 4 .252 .316 .409 88 9.7 SS 9 2.0
50o 436 48 96 20 3 11 45 33 87 6 4 .244 .305 .393 85 7.5 SS 9 1.7
40o 427 46 92 19 3 11 43 32 86 5 4 .238 .299 .388 81 5.4 SS 9 1.4
30o 417 44 87 18 3 10 41 30 85 5 4 .230 .289 .372 77 3.3 SS 8 1.1
20o 406 42 82 17 2 10 39 28 84 5 4 .222 .280 .360 73 0.9 SS 8 0.8
10o 390 38 76 16 2 9 36 26 82 4 3 .213 .271 .346 67 -2.1 SS 8 0.4
Weighted Mean43748962031145338764.243.304.392857.9SS 91.7

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DateQuestionAnswer
2019-04-05 16:00:00 (link to chat)I am in a very deep league (12 team, 40 man rosters). I have Turner. Do you have any names I should consider given how deep the league is.
(Shawn from Washington)
Losing Turner sucks no matter what, and a replacement guy outside of the top 500 is a drop in production, but here goes. Difo makes sense because I'd assume he wasn't necessarily a roster pick given his ADP outside the top 500, he's filling in for Turner, and he has speed potential. Alen Hanson (ADP 499) may get a super utility look in Toronto now. I'm also a fan of Nick Ahmed, but his ADP was 417 on NFBC, so he's likely rostered. J.P. Crawford (546) in Seattle may show signs of life, and he has a bit of speed and power. (Kevin Jebens)
2019-03-08 16:00:00 (link to chat)Hello, Any MI and CI to target in the late rounds? Roto lesgue 12 teams but really deep rosters
(darielsantana from Santo Domingo)
Yuli Gurriel gets overlooked because he doesn't hit for much power, but a high batting average helps in roto, and he plays everywhere. Asdrubal Cabrera is another veteran that doesn't get the respect he deserves. Even deeper, Nick Ahmed has an outside shot at .250/20 given his boost in hard hits on fly balls. Don't forget about Eduardo Nunez, who may get back to .280/10/15 if all goes well. Wilmer Flores could manage to nab a nearly full-time gig, which would mean .280/20 upside. If I need to go even deeper, let me know! (Kevin Jebens)
2018-06-20 19:00:00 (link to chat)Who should I play between Amed Rosario and Nick Ahmed. I'm stacked everywhere else, but MI is thin. Thanks!
(Tre from Compton)
I'd go with Rosario. (Mike Gianella)
2017-03-09 20:00:00 (link to chat)I have a couple of questions about SSIM. 1. What assumptions does it make about CFs -- e.g., is a 2.16 OF treated as a +1.4 CF or a +6 generic OF, and how does that mean you should mentally tweak the SSIM number if you plan to use a CF in a corner? 2. How do you interpret it when comparing players with vastly different playing time? I would have assumed it would be much better to have Adeiny Hechavarria for the projected 547 PAs than Nick Ahmed for his projected 228 PAs if that means 300+ PAs of P-AAA. However, SSIM says it's about a wash (7.9 vs. 6.6). Is SSIM really saying the difference between the players is that small?
(edwardarthur from IL)
1. CF get a 1.4 multiplier boost; real life CFers are probably slightly less valuable to your Scoresheet team if you put them in a corner, but probably not by enough to drastically alter your rankings of them, draft positions for them, or deployment of them; 2) They'll both get compared to the woeful middle infielder AAA, so that's part of why their values are higher in general; TAv' will help you gauge their offensive output on a per PA basis; by that measure, Ahmed is probably ahead of Hechavarria by more than you might expect; overall, though, playing time of two players with similar output offensively and similar defense should be proportional to their SS/SIM; when you see inconsistencies like these, check the underlying components -- often there's a discrepancy in defense that you didn't expect. (Ben Murphy, Ian Lefkowitz and Jared Weiss)
2016-03-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)With the injury to Jhonny Peralta, what options do the Cardinals have? What do you think of the in-house options, Greg Garcia and Aledmys Diaz? Any SS available out there for trade?
(Zonk from Chi-Town)
Synergy! The best option might be the one floated by Dave Cameron at FanGraphs already: Erick Aybar. With Ozzie Albies already the talk of Braves camp, I could certainly see the Braves making this move, and Aybar feels like a very Cardinals ballplayer. I am not all in on Garcia or Diaz, and Gyorko at shortstop is cringe-inducing. They should make a move. They're not very exciting options, but I think the Cards could give the Mets a call about one of Wilmer Flores, Matt Reynolds, or Dilson Herrera. Or maybe Arizona for Chris Owings or Nick Ahmed. (Bryan Grosnick)
2015-09-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)Will Brandon Drury push Jake Lamb off 3B in Arizona? Or are the other D-Back options at 2B so weak that he will settle in as the regular there next year, even if his defensive chops aren't the best?
(Paul from DC)
I think the best-case scenario is Lamb at third, Drury at second, but the Diamondbacks have to decide who they want at shortstop before they can decide who they want at second base. Are they willing to live with Nick Ahmed's glove to get his bat in the lineup? If so, do they prefer Owings' glove to Drury's bat? I don't know the answers, but at least they're interesting questions-and I think that's quickly becoming an interesting team. (R.J. Anderson)


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