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2019 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 31)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date10-2-1987
Height5' 9"
Weight200 lbs
Age31 years, 6 months, 23 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2015
0.02016
0.92017
0.42018
-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
2014 CHN 26 7 14 2 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 .182 .286 .182 74 -0.4 -0.1 0.6 0.1
2016 CIN 28 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 69 -0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2017 TOR 29 24 63 12 1 0 4 7 21 0 0 0 .222 .306 .463 94 -0.3 0.7 5.2 0.9
2018 SDN 30 37 117 18 2 0 3 13 43 0 1 0 .176 .265 .284 65 -4.6 0.0 3.2 0.4
Career76201323072271010.184.270.32275-5.50.69.11.3

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 BOI A- NOR 54 223 .257 .331 .375 .335 106 8.4 6.4 0 140 0 -0.5 -1.1 2.4 0.7
2011 CUB Rk AZL 3 12 .264 .348 .412 .400 111 0.4 0.4 0.2 114 0 0.0 0.1 -0.3 0.0
2012 PEO A MID 31 138 .255 .325 .384 .290 97 3 4.1 1.8 111 0 -1.0 0.1 -0.3 0.5
2012 DAY A+ FSL 35 133 .264 .333 .386 .288 110 -2.2 4.0 0.5 114 0 0.0 -0.5 -1.1 0.3
2012 CUB Rk AZL 4 17 .279 .341 .415 .636 90 2.8 0.5 -0.1 162 0 0.0 0.4 0.3 0.1
2012 MAY Wnt PWL 3 7 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 TEN AA SOU 95 367 .243 .314 .365 .290 106 1.9 10.0 5.5 111 0 -27.7 -3.5 -1.1 -1.8
2014 CHN MLB NL 7 14 .242 .290 .377 .250 101 -0.5 0.4 0.2 74 8 0.6 -0.1 -0.4 0.1
2014 TEN AA SOU 45 177 .249 .324 .373 .339 100 9.9 4.9 2.5 151 0 -8.2 -1.1 6.9 0.5
2014 IOW AAA PCL 61 239 .272 .337 .422 .377 93 -2.5 7.2 3.9 98 0 -4.3 0.6 -1.7 0.6
2015 IOW AAA PCL 46 171 .267 .333 .409 .358 93 -1.6 4.7 2.5 89 0 -3.3 -1.1 -4.7 -0.2
2015 SLC AAA PCL 21 75 .283 .349 .423 .286 122 -1.6 2.1 1.3 88 0 -0.3 -0.5 -2.1 0.0
2016 CIN MLB NL 8 7 .271 .350 .434 .000 98 -1.8 0.2 0 69 13 0.2 0.0 -0.2 0.0
2016 LOU AAA INT 47 169 .250 .310 .366 .274 100 -10.3 4.7 2.8 61 0 0.1 -4.2 -8.9 -0.6
2017 TOR MLB AL 24 63 .249 .315 .414 .267 105 0.1 1.8 1.1 94 19 5.2 0.7 -0.3 0.9
2017 NHP AA EAS 14 50 .248 .315 .375 .304 103 3.9 1.4 0.7 143 0 -1.0 -1.6 1.3 0.1
2017 BUF AAA INT 59 223 .266 .330 .410 .326 97 11.9 6.6 3 142 0 -7.7 -2.2 7.2 0.7
2018 SDN MLB NL 37 117 .243 .312 .398 .259 97 -6.9 3.3 1.9 65 10 3.2 0.0 -4.6 0.4
2018 ELP AAA PCL 50 202 .283 .352 .460 .325 116 0.9 5.9 1.8 87 0 3.0 0.9 -4.8 0.7
2019 GWN AAA INT 11 41 .282 .359 .458 .423 98 3.2 1.2 0.7 0 0 -0.5 -0.7 0.0 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 CUB Rk AZL 12 11 1 4 1 0 0 5 2 1 1 0 0 .364 .417 .455 .091 0 0
2011 BOI A- NOR 223 196 34 62 8 0 6 88 37 21 27 1 2 .316 .381 .449 .133 4 0
2012 PEO A MID 138 117 14 31 7 1 0 40 12 17 13 1 0 .265 .350 .342 .077 3 1
2012 CUB Rk AZL 17 15 5 7 2 1 0 11 4 1 4 0 0 .467 .529 .733 .267 0 0
2012 DAY A+ FSL 133 119 18 32 10 0 2 48 12 13 14 1 0 .269 .338 .403 .134 1 0
2012 MAY Wnt PWL 7 6 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 0 0 .333 .429 .333 .000 0 0
2013 TEN AA SOU 367 316 44 78 22 0 8 124 43 49 67 0 1 .247 .350 .392 .146 0 1
2014 IOW AAA PCL 239 207 17 59 4 1 1 68 27 28 52 0 0 .285 .378 .329 .043 0
2014 TEN AA SOU 177 148 21 44 13 0 4 69 24 29 26 1 1 .297 .412 .466 .169 0
2014 CHN MLB NL 14 11 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 2 4 0 0 .182 .286 .182 .000 1
2015 IOW AAA PCL 171 156 14 43 8 1 0 53 17 14 37 3 1 .276 .333 .340 .064 1 0
2015 SLC AAA PCL 75 62 10 15 2 0 1 20 7 11 13 0 0 .242 .351 .323 .081 1 1
2016 CIN MLB NL 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
2016 LOU AAA INT 169 155 12 33 10 0 1 46 17 9 39 1 0 .213 .262 .297 .084 2 1
2017 TOR MLB AL 63 54 9 12 1 0 4 25 12 7 21 0 0 .222 .306 .463 .241 1 0
2017 BUF AAA INT 223 198 31 58 13 1 12 109 34 21 46 0 0 .293 .368 .551 .258 1 0
2017 NHP AA EAS 50 42 7 11 1 1 4 26 11 8 15 0 0 .262 .380 .619 .357 0 0
2018 ELP AAA PCL 202 180 27 47 12 1 9 88 38 18 56 0 0 .261 .328 .489 .228 2 0
2018 SDN MLB NL 117 102 11 18 2 0 3 29 13 13 43 1 0 .176 .265 .284 .108 2 0
2019 GWN AAA INT 41 35 9 12 3 0 1 18 5 6 8 0 0 .343 .439 .514 .171 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2014 54 0.4630 0.6296 0.7059 0.7600 0.5172 0.8947 0.4667 0.2941 0.0025
2016 26 0.3462 0.5000 0.6923 0.7778 0.3529 0.5714 0.8333 0.3077 0.0000
2017 247 0.4939 0.4615 0.6491 0.6393 0.2880 0.7949 0.3333 0.3509 0.0000
2018 453 0.4945 0.4570 0.6570 0.6339 0.2838 0.7254 0.5077 0.3430 0.0000
Career7800.48720.47180.65910.64910.30360.75400.46050.34090.0002

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
2012-05-24 2012-06-11 Minors 18 16 - Head Concussion - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 ATL $
2018 SDN $580,000
2017 CIN $
2016 CIN $
2015 CHN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$580,000
1 yrTotal$580,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 26 d1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Re-signed by Atlanta 3/19. DFA by Atlanta 3/28/19. Sent outright to Triple-A 4/1/19.
  • 1 year (2018). Signed by San Diego as a free agent 11/30/17 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.58M in majors. Contract selected by San Diego 3/29/18. Acquired by Atlanta in trade from San Diego 11/1/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/17/17 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Toronto 8/4/17. Sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 11/6/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Detroit as a free agent 1/14/16 (minor-league contract). Released by Detroit 4/2/16. Signed by Bridgeport of Atlantic League 4/16. Signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 5/3/16 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Cincinnati 8/27/16. Sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 10/10/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15. Acquired by LA Angels in trade 7/4/15 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 6/27/15. Released by LA Angels 12/23/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/2/14.
  • Drafted by Chicago Cubs 2011 (16-489) (Florida State).

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 93 11 21 5 0 3 10 9 25 0 0 .253 .330 .422 81 2.7 C -1 0.2
80o 72 8 15 4 0 2 7 6 20 0 0 .234 .310 .391 72 1.1 C -1 0.0
70o 56 6 12 3 0 2 5 5 16 0 0 .240 .321 .420 66 0.3 C -1 0.0
60o 43 4 8 2 0 1 4 3 12 0 0 .211 .268 .342 61 -0.2 C 0 -0.1
50o 30 3 5 1 0 1 3 2 9 0 0 .185 .241 .333 56 -0.4 C 0 -0.1
40o 17 2 4 1 0 1 2 1 5 0 0 .250 .294 .500 51 -0.4 C 0 -0.1
30o 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 46 -0.1 C 0 0.0
Weighted Mean3647201331000.219.286.37558-0.3C 0-0.1

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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year lvl CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
2011 A- .000 0.0 1299 .002 -0.7 28 -.018 .005 0.3 -0.4 -0.5
2012 A .000 0.0 1354 .000 -0.1 51 .037 .011 -1.1 -1.5 -1.0
2012 A+ .000 0.0 1010 .000 -0.1 27 .001 .003 0.0 -0.1 0.0
2013 AA -.027 -27.5 3823 .000 0.3 95 .020 .004 -1.2 -28.5 -27.7
2014 AAA -.006 -3.6 2324 .000 -0.1 41 .009 .000 -0.3 -3.4 -4.3
2014 AA -.021 -9.0 1665 .001 -0.3 34 -.055 .006 1.1 -7.8 -8.2
2014 MLB -.012 -0.3 136 -.006 0.2 3 .006 -.002 0.0 1.0 0.6
2015 AAA -.006 -4.1 2837 .000 0.1 55 .009 .000 -0.3 -5.2 -3.6
2016 MLB .005 0.1 54 -.010 0.1 0 .000 -.001 0.0 1.1 0.2
2016 AAA .001 0.3 0 .000 0.0 33 .004 .000 -0.1 0.8 0.1
2017 AAA -.015 -8.8 2136 -.001 0.9 40 .010 .000 -0.2 -8.8 -7.7
2017 AA -.008 -1.1 623 -.002 0.3 9 .001 -.004 0.0 -1.2 -1.0
2017 MLB .017 3.2 874 -.006 1.3 12 .041 -.004 -0.3 3.7 5.2
2018 AAA .005 2.2 697 .001 -0.2 32 .009 .002 -0.2 1.6 3.0
2018 MLB .005 1.3 1058 -.001 0.4 13 .003 .000 0.0 1.6 3.2
2019 AAA .000 0.0 348 .002 -0.3 4 -.012 .004 0.0 -0.3 -0.5

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