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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 Date6-13-1990
Height6' 3"
Weight225 lbs
Age29 years, 4 months, 8 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.82015
1.22016
-0.52017
-0.32018
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
2014 DET 24 9 12 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 .250 .250 .333 92 -0.1 0.1 -0.3 0.0
2015 DET 25 114 425 106 18 5 7 16 90 3 0 1 .264 .297 .387 77 -9.6 -4.7 -11.3 -0.8
2016 DET 26 105 373 76 9 1 12 23 109 2 0 1 .221 .272 .358 78 -9.1 -2.0 5.9 1.2
2017 DET 27 106 391 89 14 2 13 26 89 9 1 0 .253 .318 .415 96 -0.8 -0.9 -20.9 -0.5
2018 DET 28 118 457 94 16 0 8 26 116 2 0 3 .220 .267 .314 72 -13.7 -4.2 -5.0 -0.3
2019 CHA 29 118 476 120 26 1 18 30 137 6 4 1 .273 .328 .460 96 -0.6 -0.1 -10.2 1.0
Career5702134488849581215432266.247.297.38784-33.8-11.8-41.80.7

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 WMI A MID 9 38 .220 .306 .326 .087 98 -6.6 1.1 0.7 15 0 -0.1 -0.2 -4.1 -0.3
2011 TGR Rk GCL 5 16 .242 .306 .353 .333 101 1.7 0.5 0.3 169 0 -0.1 -0.9 0.4 0.0
2012 LAK A+ FSL 45 177 .255 .321 .367 .346 107 -0.1 5.3 3.2 114 0 1.9 -0.3 2.3 1.2
2012 ERI AA EAS 64 230 .254 .321 .376 .240 107 -19.8 6.3 3.8 45 0 -1.7 -2.2 -12.0 -0.6
2012 MSS Wnt AFL 14 43 .000 .000 .000 .235 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 ERI AA EAS 119 486 .252 .325 .380 .321 99 2.8 13.2 5.3 99 0 9.6 -0.5 -8.3 2.1
2014 DET MLB AL 9 12 .253 .310 .392 .300 105 -0.5 0.3 0.1 92 10 -0.3 0.1 -0.1 0.0
2014 TOL AAA INT 109 460 .264 .331 .402 .355 103 0.4 13.8 6.8 104 0 1.0 0.7 -4.3 1.8
2015 DET MLB AL 114 425 .252 .312 .398 .325 106 -12.9 11.5 6.9 77 11 -11.3 -4.7 -9.6 -0.8
2016 DET MLB AL 105 373 .253 .315 .414 .283 109 -19.3 10.5 6.1 78 8 5.9 -2.0 -9.1 1.2
2016 TOL AAA INT 6 27 .278 .349 .434 .125 108 -1.6 0.8 0 68 0 -0.3 0.2 -1.2 0.0
2017 DET MLB AL 106 391 .253 .319 .423 .300 110 -3.4 11.4 6.6 96 8 -20.9 -0.9 -0.8 -0.5
2017 TOL AAA INT 2 7 .243 .300 .321 .800 92 1.9 0.2 0.1 157 0 -0.2 0.5 0.4 0.1
2018 DET MLB AL 118 457 .253 .320 .424 .282 103 -20.9 12.8 7.3 72 10 -5.0 -4.2 -13.7 -0.3
2019 CHA MLB AL 118 476 .257 .322 .437 .359 101 5.1 14.4 6.9 96 7 -10.2 -0.1 -0.6 1.0

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 WMI A MID 38 34 0 2 1 0 0 3 1 2 12 0 0 .059 .132 .088 .029 1 0
2011 TGR Rk GCL 16 14 1 5 1 0 1 9 6 1 1 0 0 .357 .438 .643 .286 0 0
2012 MSS Wnt AFL 43 41 3 8 0 0 0 8 3 2 7 0 0 .195 .233 .195 .000 0 0
2012 ERI AA EAS 230 220 15 44 12 0 2 62 19 8 44 2 2 .200 .227 .282 .082 1 1
2012 LAK A+ FSL 177 160 24 46 10 0 0 56 20 10 29 3 0 .288 .345 .350 .063 2 0
2013 ERI AA EAS 486 441 50 122 30 1 8 178 54 30 85 3 3 .277 .328 .404 .127 7 1
2014 TOL AAA INT 460 417 49 123 34 0 7 178 54 25 90 9 2 .295 .343 .427 .132 7
2014 DET MLB AL 12 12 2 3 1 0 0 4 0 0 2 1 0 .250 .250 .333 .083 0
2015 DET MLB AL 425 401 32 106 18 5 7 155 41 16 90 0 1 .264 .297 .387 .122 1 4
2016 DET MLB AL 373 344 31 76 9 1 12 123 48 23 109 0 1 .221 .272 .358 .137 3 1
2016 TOL AAA INT 27 22 2 2 0 0 0 2 2 5 6 0 0 .091 .259 .091 .000 0 0
2017 DET MLB AL 391 352 39 89 14 2 13 146 49 26 89 1 0 .253 .318 .415 .162 3 1
2017 TOL AAA INT 7 6 1 4 0 0 0 4 3 1 1 0 0 .667 .714 .667 .000 0 0
2018 DET MLB AL 457 427 31 94 16 0 8 134 39 26 116 0 3 .220 .267 .314 .094 2 0
2019 CHA MLB AL 476 439 62 120 26 1 18 202 60 30 137 4 1 .273 .328 .460 .187 0 1

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2014 36 0.5556 0.5833 0.6190 0.7000 0.4375 0.7143 0.4286 0.3810 -0.0052
2015 1495 0.4936 0.5164 0.7461 0.6545 0.3818 0.8571 0.5606 0.2539 0.0001
2016 1454 0.4897 0.4587 0.7151 0.6096 0.3140 0.8018 0.5536 0.2849 0.0000
2017 1456 0.4870 0.5027 0.7568 0.6615 0.3521 0.8614 0.5703 0.2432 0.0000
2018 1829 0.4757 0.4735 0.7321 0.6207 0.3399 0.8463 0.5429 0.2679 0.0000
2019 1966 0.4674 0.4959 0.7128 0.6714 0.3419 0.8314 0.5084 0.2872 0.0000
Career82360.48180.48970.73090.64450.34600.83890.54410.26910.0000

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 CHA $2,500,000
2018 DET $2,375,000
2017 DET $552,100
2016 DET $519,500
2015 DET $507,500
2014 DET $
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$3,954,100
2019Current$2,500,000
5 yrPvs + Cur$6,454,100
5 yrTotal$6,454,100

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 28 dBallengee Group1 year/$2.5M (2019)

Details
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2019). Signed by Chicago White Sox 12/14/18.
  • 1 year/$2.375M (2018). Re-signed by Detroit 1/11/18 (avoided arbitration). Non-tendered by Detroit 11/30/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Detroit 3/17.
  • 1 year/$0.5195M (2016). Contract selected by Detroit 11/20/16. Re-signed by Detroit 2/25/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015). Re-signed by Detroit 2/19/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Detroit 9/1/14.
  • Drafted by Detroit 2011 (2-76) (Arkansas). $0.5779M 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 43 10 2 0 1 4 10 0 0 .263 .349 .395 102 0.0 C -1 0.0
80o 29 6 1 0 1 2 7 0 0 .231 .286 .385 97 0.0 C -1 0.0
70o 19 4 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 .235 .278 .294 93 0.0 C -1 0.0
60o 10 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .111 .200 .111 89 0.0 C 0 0.0
50o 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 86 0.0 C 0 0.0
Weighted Mean300000100.000.000.000870.0C 00.0

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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 0.0 402 -.002 0.2 18 .012 .004 -0.1 0.1 -0.1
2012 aax -.004 -2.7 2734 -.001 1.0 50 -.027 -.004 0.9 -1.7 -1.7
2012 afa .000 0.0 1954 .000 0.2 58 -.051 .002 1.9 1.7 1.9
2013 aax .009 8.8 3625 .000 0.6 67 -.014 -.003 0.7 11.8 9.6
2014 aaa -.004 -4.3 4093 .000 0.4 78 -.102 .000 5.4 1.7 1.0
2014 mlb -.009 -0.2 94 .005 -0.1 3 .020 .001 0.0 0.3 -0.3
2015 mlb -.012 -11.2 4235 .000 0.3 61 -.048 -.004 1.8 -9.1 -11.3
2016 aaa -.006 -0.2 0 .000 0.0 4 -.013 .000 0.0 0.9 -0.3
2016 mlb .004 3.1 3774 -.001 1.1 52 -.109 -.001 3.6 8.5 5.9
2017 aaa -.007 -0.2 102 .000 0.0 3 .005 .000 0.0 0.3 -0.2
2017 mlb -.013 -13.2 4512 .003 -3.4 70 .017 .002 -0.8 -18.6 -20.9
2018 mlb -.002 -2.3 4797 .001 -1.4 60 -.027 -.007 1.1 -2.9 -5.0
2019 mlb -.008 -8.0 4517 .001 -0.9 45 -.029 -.002 0.9 -7.6 -10.2

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