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PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date6-28-1988
Height6' 4"
Weight240 lbs
Age31 years, 3 months, 22 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2015
0.12016
0.12017
1.02018
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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 CHA 28 7 16 2 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 .125 .125 .125 68 -0.6 0.7 -0.1 0.1
2017 CHA 29 87 294 78 17 0 4 9 46 3 0 0 .283 .309 .388 80 -6.5 0.5 -6.2 0.1
2018 CHA 30 52 187 50 6 0 3 10 18 5 1 0 .292 .348 .380 101 0.9 0.2 0.1 1.0
2019 ANA 31 67 211 48 12 0 5 16 37 3 2 0 .251 .318 .393 89 -2.1 -1.2 -7.9 -0.2
Career21370817835012351071130.272.318.38188-8.30.2-14.11.0

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 BRI Rk APP 26 112 .271 .338 .418 .413 103 19.1 3.5 1.2 280 0 -0.7 -1.8 12.0 1.4
2011 GRF Rk PIO 30 127 .275 .351 .432 .356 98 7.6 4.0 1.5 151 0 -1.0 -0.5 4.0 0.8
2012 KAN A SAL 86 379 .259 .336 .388 .324 100 10.2 11.2 2.5 119 0 2.8 -1.8 8.1 2.3
2012 WNS A+ CAR 22 86 .258 .318 .390 .300 97 2.7 2.6 0.7 107 0 -0.4 0.0 0.6 0.3
2013 WNS A+ CAR 101 442 .255 .330 .383 .317 110 13.5 13.0 6.4 143 0 -0.2 2.2 10.5 3.2
2014 BIR AA SOU 106 449 .253 .323 .380 .328 103 16.8 12.3 7.2 131 0 -14.4 0.1 8.3 1.4
2015 CHR AAA INT 97 361 .254 .317 .373 .309 106 -4.8 10.0 5.6 93 0 -7.6 -1.5 -8.0 -0.2
2016 CHA MLB AL 7 16 .257 .322 .429 .200 110 -2.3 0.5 0.1 68 11 -0.1 0.7 -0.6 0.1
2016 CHR AAA INT 49 205 .257 .326 .385 .229 109 -8.1 5.8 2.6 80 0 -2.1 -1.1 -6.7 -0.2
2016 WSX Rk AZL 2 7 .273 .336 .387 .000 94 0.8 0.2 0.1 99 0 0.0 0.2 -0.3 0.0
2017 CHA MLB AL 87 294 .253 .317 .421 .323 106 -6.8 8.6 4.5 80 12 -6.2 0.5 -6.5 0.1
2017 CHR AAA INT 14 62 .258 .328 .398 .435 107 2 1.8 1 164 0 -0.2 0.5 4.1 0.7
2018 CHA MLB AL 52 187 .254 .322 .421 .311 104 -1.1 5.2 2.9 101 13 0.1 0.2 0.9 1.0
2018 CHR AAA INT 30 124 .259 .326 .400 .286 102 -1.1 3.6 1.1 102 0 -0.7 -1.0 0.4 0.3
2019 ANA MLB AL 67 211 .251 .320 .429 .287 99 -4.2 6.4 3.1 89 11 -7.9 -1.2 -2.1 -0.2

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 BRI Rk APP 112 96 24 38 10 1 7 71 32 14 14 1 2 .396 .482 .740 .344 0 0
2011 GRF Rk PIO 127 107 22 34 12 2 2 56 16 14 16 1 0 .318 .417 .523 .206 1 0
2012 KAN A SAL 379 340 48 96 26 0 7 143 60 25 62 0 1 .282 .344 .421 .138 4 1
2012 WNS A+ CAR 86 77 8 21 4 2 3 38 23 5 17 0 0 .273 .314 .494 .221 3 0
2013 WNS A+ CAR 442 384 66 110 26 3 12 178 73 38 66 4 1 .286 .370 .464 .177 3 2
2014 BIR AA SOU 449 389 45 113 21 3 10 170 48 46 68 1 1 .290 .376 .437 .147 3
2015 CHR AAA INT 361 319 41 83 13 2 6 118 36 29 66 0 1 .260 .330 .370 .110 2 5
2016 CHA MLB AL 16 16 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 6 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .000 0 0
2016 CHR AAA INT 205 183 18 40 9 0 8 73 24 16 36 0 0 .219 .291 .399 .180 1 2
2016 WSX Rk AZL 7 5 2 1 0 0 1 4 2 2 2 0 0 .200 .429 .800 .600 0 0
2017 CHA MLB AL 294 276 23 78 17 0 4 107 30 9 46 0 0 .283 .309 .388 .105 3 2
2017 CHR AAA INT 62 53 10 20 6 0 0 26 15 6 9 0 0 .377 .435 .491 .113 2 0
2018 CHR AAA INT 124 112 12 30 4 0 4 46 16 8 18 0 0 .268 .331 .411 .143 1 0
2018 CHA MLB AL 187 171 21 50 6 0 3 65 21 10 18 1 0 .292 .348 .380 .088 1 0
2019 ANA MLB AL 211 191 21 48 12 0 5 75 20 16 37 2 0 .251 .318 .393 .141 1 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2016 64 0.5781 0.5469 0.8000 0.6486 0.4074 0.8750 0.6364 0.2000 0.0000
2017 1041 0.5235 0.5408 0.7851 0.7028 0.3629 0.8460 0.6556 0.2149 0.0000
2018 677 0.5081 0.5155 0.8395 0.6948 0.3303 0.9331 0.6364 0.1605 0.0000
2019 783 0.4994 0.4496 0.8097 0.6036 0.2959 0.9025 0.6207 0.1903 0.0000
Career25650.51340.50640.80730.66910.33500.88700.63940.19270.0000

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

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 ANA $572,500
2018 CHA $560,000
2017 CHA $
2016 CHA $
2015 CHA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$560,000
2019Current$572,500
2 yrPvs + Cur$1,132,500
2 yrTotal$1,132,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 31 dPro Star Management1 year/$572,500 (2019)

Details
  • 1 year/$572,500 (2019). Re-signed by LA Angels 3/19.
  • 1 year/$0.56M (2018). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18. Claimed by LA Angels off waivers from Chicago White Sox 10/26/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Sent outright to Chicago White Sox 2/10/17. Contract selected by Chicago White Sox.
  • 1 year (2016). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/2/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/14. Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15.
  • Drafted by Chicago White Sox 2011 (7-231) (Pitt). $60,000 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 59 15 3 0 2 4 10 0 0 .283 .345 .453 101 0.0 C -1 0.0
80o 39 9 2 0 1 3 7 0 0 .250 .325 .389 93 0.0 C -1 0.0
70o 25 6 1 0 1 2 4 0 0 .261 .320 .435 87 0.0 C -1 0.0
60o 13 3 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 .273 .333 .364 82 0.0 C 0 0.0
50o 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 78 0.0 C 0 0.0
Weighted Mean410000100.250.250.250790.0C 00.0

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2017-07-12 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you think Zack Collins sticks behind the plate?
(kjesanis from Maine)
Catchers are weird. The organization did succeed in turning Flowers from a butcher to a plus defender back there, and they may have gotten Kevan Smith from terrible to adequate as well. The White Sox' scouting director, Nick Hostetler, feels very strongly about his ability to stick back there, and Collins has had great results throwing out baserunners. One last thing working in his favor is his work ethic, as he seems just as determined as the White Sox in staying back there.

I think we'll know a lot more when he gets promoted to a level where we can track FRAA, but I'm more optimistic than I was when he was drafted, and think there's a decent shot he can hang there. (Nick Schaefer)


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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
2012 afx .000 0.0 2756 .000 0.3 69 -.061 -.004 2.5 2.5 2.8
2012 afa .000 0.0 665 .000 0.0 19 .024 .003 -0.3 0.0 -0.4
2013 afa .000 0.0 4162 -.002 2.0 110 .035 -.008 -2.0 -0.8 -0.2
2014 aax -.011 -12.4 4596 .000 0.1 85 .017 -.005 -0.5 -13.5 -14.4
2015 aaa -.004 -3.9 3927 .001 -1.2 82 .028 .000 -1.5 -7.3 -7.6
2016 aaa -.003 -1.4 0 .000 0.0 38 -.017 .000 0.4 -1.5 -2.1
2016 mlb -.008 -0.2 85 -.008 0.2 2 -.005 .000 0.0 -0.2 -0.1
2017 mlb .002 1.6 3201 .002 -1.6 51 .113 .005 -3.9 -4.5 -6.2
2017 aaa .001 0.1 604 .002 -0.4 5 .018 .001 -0.1 -0.4 -0.2
2018 mlb .003 1.5 2078 .002 -0.9 40 .012 .006 -0.3 0.7 0.1
2018 aaa .001 0.4 790 .003 -0.8 14 .029 .000 -0.2 -0.5 -0.7
2019 mlb -.009 -4.3 2250 .003 -2.0 29 .034 .001 -0.7 -6.9 -7.9

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