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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 Date8-31-1989
Height6' 2"
Weight230 lbs
Age30 years, 1 months, 18 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.12015
-0.02016
-0.12017
0.02018
0.02019
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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
2015 SEA 25 17 34 2 1 0 0 1 18 0 1 1 .063 .091 .094 41 -2.2 0.0 -0.5 -0.1
2016 DET 26 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 71 -0.1 -0.2 0.0 0.0
2017 DET 27 60 190 46 12 0 6 13 51 3 2 1 .266 .326 .439 80 -4.2 -1.0 0.5 -0.1
2018 DET 28 81 312 75 12 1 9 22 84 0 0 1 .260 .312 .403 91 -2.5 -1.3 -2.0 0.0
2019 DET 29 95 333 67 15 0 13 13 109 0 1 1 .210 .240 .379 63 -14.6 -1.6 -9.6 -1.4
Career2548711914112849262344.235.280.39176-23.7-4.0-11.6-1.6

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 CLN A MID 38 148 .256 .320 .379 .333 93 7.4 4.3 2.6 118 0 -0.8 1.1 1.5 0.9
2012 HDS A+ CAL 121 538 .272 .336 .427 .341 116 6.9 14.7 4.8 108 0 1.8 1.1 4.9 2.7
2013 WTN AA SOU 80 327 .243 .319 .362 .284 105 -10.5 8.9 5.4 88 0 8.9 -0.6 -8.5 1.5
2014 WTN AA SOU 53 211 .250 .322 .378 .366 102 4.5 5.8 2.1 122 0 -2.5 0.0 1.8 0.8
2014 TAC AAA PCL 28 112 .275 .342 .435 .338 91 -0.1 3.4 2 90 0 -1.2 1.2 -1.9 0.4
2015 SEA MLB AL 17 34 .248 .312 .414 .143 100 -6.5 0.9 0.5 41 13 -0.5 0.0 -2.2 -0.1
2015 TAC AAA PCL 83 320 .272 .333 .414 .298 108 -8.5 8.9 3.6 65 0 1.2 3.0 -16.8 0.0
2016 DET MLB AL 1 2 .225 .277 .348 .500 111 0.4 0.1 0 71 3 0.0 -0.2 -0.1 0.0
2016 ERI AA EAS 14 54 .255 .328 .381 .450 110 3.3 1.5 0.5 152 0 0.9 0.4 2.0 0.6
2016 ROC AAA INT 9 34 .230 .291 .334 .259 99 -1.9 1.0 0.6 138 0 -0.1 -0.1 1.0 0.2
2016 TOL AAA INT 70 264 .252 .316 .372 .374 101 8.5 7.4 4.2 140 0 -1.1 -1.3 8.0 1.8
2017 DET MLB AL 60 190 .257 .322 .435 .342 111 -2 5.6 -1.5 80 13 0.5 -1.0 -4.2 -0.1
2017 TOL AAA INT 52 218 .255 .325 .390 .325 95 -1.4 6.5 1.4 84 0 1.5 -0.5 -3.4 0.5
2018 DET MLB AL 81 312 .248 .313 .415 .337 102 -3.1 8.8 -2.8 91 13 -2.0 -1.3 -2.5 0.0
2019 DET MLB AL 95 333 .250 .318 .429 .273 102 -17.2 10.1 1.7 63 7 -9.6 -1.6 -14.6 -1.4

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 CLN A MID 148 139 21 43 9 2 2 62 26 5 17 2 3 .309 .331 .446 .137 3 0
2012 HDS A+ CAL 538 506 87 158 32 2 15 239 79 28 73 22 8 .312 .351 .472 .160 1 0
2013 WTN AA SOU 327 296 40 70 14 1 4 98 29 22 62 13 4 .236 .301 .331 .095 2 1
2014 TAC AAA PCL 112 101 13 28 2 1 2 38 20 7 24 1 0 .277 .330 .376 .099 2
2014 WTN AA SOU 211 189 29 56 10 2 3 79 27 20 42 6 3 .296 .362 .418 .122 1
2015 SEA MLB AL 34 32 1 2 1 0 0 3 1 1 18 1 1 .063 .091 .094 .031 0 1
2015 TAC AAA PCL 320 298 39 73 15 1 6 108 35 17 71 9 2 .245 .282 .362 .117 4 1
2016 ERI AA EAS 54 49 7 19 1 1 1 25 4 4 9 1 0 .388 .426 .510 .122 1 0
2016 DET MLB AL 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 .500 0 0
2016 ROC AAA INT 34 33 1 8 2 0 1 13 1 1 5 0 0 .242 .265 .394 .152 0 0
2016 TOL AAA INT 264 241 38 73 20 0 8 117 42 17 59 3 1 .303 .356 .485 .183 0 3
2017 DET MLB AL 190 173 25 46 12 0 6 76 22 13 51 2 1 .266 .326 .439 .173 1 0
2017 TOL AAA INT 218 208 21 56 10 1 7 89 35 4 54 5 3 .269 .281 .428 .159 4 1
2018 DET MLB AL 312 288 35 75 12 1 9 116 32 22 84 0 1 .260 .312 .403 .142 1 1
2019 DET MLB AL 333 319 29 67 15 0 13 121 35 13 109 1 1 .210 .240 .379 .169 1 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2015 140 0.4500 0.5571 0.6282 0.7143 0.4286 0.7778 0.4242 0.3718 0.0038
2016 9 0.5556 0.5556 0.8000 0.8000 0.2500 1.0000 0.0000 0.2000 0.0000
2017 726 0.4835 0.5771 0.6563 0.7749 0.3920 0.7206 0.5374 0.3437 0.0000
2018 1162 0.4509 0.5680 0.6591 0.7805 0.3934 0.7775 0.4661 0.3409 0.0000
2019 1236 0.4830 0.6133 0.6425 0.7705 0.4664 0.7630 0.4564 0.3575 0.0000
Career32730.47050.58660.65130.77270.42180.76000.47520.34870.0002

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
2013-05-20 2013-06-01 Minors 12 0 Right Groin Strain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 DET $567,100
2018 DET $551,300
2017 DET $
2016 MIN $
2015 SEA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$551,300
2019Current$567,100
2 yrPvs + Cur$1,118,400
2 yrTotal$1,118,400

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 1 d1 year/$567,100 (2019)

Details
  • 1 year/$567,100 (2019). Re-signed by Detroit 3/19.
  • 1 year/$0.5513M (2018). Re-signed by Detroit 3/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Detroit 3/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Claimed by Minnesota off waivers 12/2/15 after being DFA by Seattle 11/23/15. Signed by Minnesota 3/2/16. Claimed by Detroit off waivers from Minnesota 4/23/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Contract selected by Seattle 11/20/14. Signed by Seattle 3/15.
  • Drafted by Seattle 2011 (4-123) (Virginia). $0.24M 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 56 14 3 0 2 4 14 1 0 .275 .339 .451 103 0.0 C -1, 0.0
80o 37 9 2 0 1 3 9 0 0 .265 .324 .412 95 0.0 C -1, 0.0
70o 24 6 1 0 1 2 6 0 0 .286 .348 .476 90 0.0 C 0, 0.0
60o 12 3 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 .273 .333 .364 85 0.0 C 0, 0.0
50o 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 81 0.0 C 0, 0.0
Weighted Mean410000100.250.250.250820.0C 0,0.0

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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 afx .000 0.0 1701 .002 -0.9 36 -.019 -.002 0.4 -0.2 -0.8
2012 afa .000 0.0 3977 .003 -3.5 80 -.116 -.003 6.0 2.1 1.8
2013 aax .006 5.1 3251 .001 -1.2 64 -.088 -.003 3.6 7.8 8.9
2014 aaa -.006 -1.8 1222 .000 0.0 26 -.003 .000 0.1 -2.1 -1.2
2014 aax -.009 -3.9 1882 .000 0.3 33 -.040 -.011 1.0 -3.5 -2.5
2015 aaa -.002 -1.5 2756 .000 -0.3 66 -.042 .001 1.8 1.1 1.2
2015 mlb -.005 -0.5 466 .000 -0.1 8 -.034 .000 0.1 1.3 -0.5
2016 aaa .001 1.2 0 .000 0.0 59 -.033 .000 1.2 1.3 -1.2
2016 aax .001 0.1 0 .000 0.0 12 .001 .003 0.0 -0.1 0.9
2017 aaa .007 2.8 1502 -.001 0.5 35 -.001 .000 0.0 3.6 1.5
2017 mlb .007 0.9 621 .000 -0.1 6 .007 .000 0.0 1.2 0.5
2018 mlb -.004 -0.9 869 .004 -0.9 18 .011 .004 -0.1 -1.9 -2.0
2019 mlb -.013 -7.4 2741 .002 -1.3 43 -.005 .003 0.2 -8.6 -9.6

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