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PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date8-14-1992
Height6' 4"
Weight240 lbs
Age27 years, 3 months, 5 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
2015
0.02016
0.52017
0.12018
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
2016 PIT 23 45 152 35 8 0 3 21 19 0 0 1 .273 .368 .406 102 0.6 0.2 -2.6 0.0
2017 PIT 24 159 620 140 26 6 26 66 117 1 2 4 .255 .334 .466 108 8.0 -3.7 -6.5 0.5
2018 PIT 25 148 583 131 31 4 12 77 104 0 2 5 .261 .357 .411 101 2.3 -0.8 -6.8 0.1
2019 PIT 26 143 613 146 37 3 37 74 118 5 0 1 .277 .367 .569 131 27.7 -3.1 -11.1 2.0
Career495196845210213782383586411.265.354.47711238.6-7.4-27.02.6

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
2012 WVA A SAL 15 66 .250 .326 .385 .381 106 -2.3 1.9 -0.8 74 0 -1.9 -0.1 -1.9 -0.3
2013 WVA A SAL 119 519 .253 .320 .374 .319 88 35.4 14.5 -6.5 147 0 1.2 -1.1 11.8 2.1
2014 BRD A+ FSL 84 363 .265 .325 .374 .364 99 18.9 10.6 -4.7 147 0 -8.3 -1.8 11.3 0.7
2014 ALT AA EAS 24 102 .253 .319 .379 .329 101 -1.3 2.8 -1.2 103 0 3.2 0.3 -1.1 0.4
2015 ALT AA EAS 96 427 .258 .317 .374 .335 94 20.5 11.4 -7.3 133 0 -7.5 -2.1 6.1 0.1
2015 IND AAA INT 35 145 .254 .321 .375 .377 98 10.7 4.0 -2.6 162 0 -3.2 -0.1 7.1 0.5
2016 PIT MLB NL 45 152 .244 .313 .393 .294 93 4.7 4.3 -2.1 102 10 -2.6 0.2 0.6 0.0
2016 IND AAA INT 114 484 .255 .320 .384 .328 99 20 13.6 -8.6 147 0 -2.1 -4.0 18.7 1.8
2017 PIT MLB NL 159 620 .255 .325 .426 .278 95 15.2 18.1 -11.3 108 8 -6.5 -3.7 8.0 0.5
2018 PIT MLB NL 148 583 .247 .316 .401 .305 96 14.4 16.4 -10.3 101 7 -6.8 -0.8 2.3 0.1
2019 PIT MLB NL 143 613 .249 .317 .430 .288 100 32.7 18.5 -11.8 131 9 -11.1 -3.1 27.7 2.0

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
2012 WVA A SAL 66 62 6 17 5 0 1 25 11 2 21 1 0 .274 .288 .403 .129 2 0
2013 WVA A SAL 519 459 75 128 37 2 13 208 76 52 90 1 2 .279 .353 .453 .174 5 0
2014 BRD A+ FSL 363 331 45 111 20 4 9 166 53 25 43 5 4 .335 .384 .502 .166 1
2014 ALT AA EAS 102 94 13 27 2 0 0 29 7 8 12 4 1 .287 .343 .309 .021 0
2015 ALT AA EAS 427 368 47 113 17 6 5 157 60 44 50 7 4 .307 .376 .427 .120 9 3
2015 IND AAA INT 145 121 20 42 7 3 2 61 18 21 15 2 0 .347 .441 .504 .157 2 0
2016 PIT MLB NL 152 128 18 35 8 0 3 52 19 21 19 0 1 .273 .368 .406 .133 3 0
2016 IND AAA INT 484 421 57 124 23 4 14 197 60 57 74 3 7 .295 .382 .468 .173 2 0
2017 PIT MLB NL 620 549 75 140 26 6 26 256 90 66 117 2 4 .255 .334 .466 .211 4 0
2018 PIT MLB NL 583 501 74 131 31 4 12 206 62 77 104 2 5 .261 .357 .411 .150 5 0
2019 PIT MLB NL 613 527 94 146 37 3 37 300 116 74 118 0 1 .277 .367 .569 .292 7 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2016 616 0.4821 0.4464 0.8182 0.6700 0.2382 0.8794 0.6579 0.1818 0.0000
2017 2529 0.4527 0.4361 0.7625 0.6515 0.2579 0.8311 0.6190 0.2375 0.0000
2018 2363 0.4376 0.4274 0.7545 0.6576 0.2483 0.8324 0.5939 0.2455 0.0000
2019 2408 0.4398 0.4813 0.7455 0.7441 0.2750 0.8071 0.6146 0.2545 0.0000
Career79160.44660.44810.75930.68290.25870.82790.61320.24070.0000

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
2014-08-13 2014-09-09 Minors 27 0 Left Knee Contusion -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 PIT $587,000
2018 PIT $572,500
2017 PIT $549,000
2016 PIT $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$1,121,500
2019Current$587,000
3 yrPvs + Cur$1,708,500
3 yrTotal$1,708,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 53 dBoras Corp.1 year/$587,000 (2019)

Details
  • 1 year/$587,000 (2019). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/19.
  • 1 year/$0.5725M (2018). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/20/15. Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16.
  • Drafted by Pittsburgh 2011 (2-61) (Dallas Jesuit HS). $5M 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 55 14 3 0 2 7 10 0 0 .292 .382 .479 127 0.0 1B -1 0.0
80o 37 9 2 0 1 4 7 0 0 .281 .361 .438 120 0.0 1B 0 0.0
70o 23 5 1 0 1 3 4 0 0 .250 .348 .450 115 0.0 1B 0 0.0
60o 12 3 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 .300 .364 .400 110 0.0 1B 0 0.0
50o 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 106 0.0 1B 0 0.0
Weighted Mean410000100.250.250.2501070.01B 00.0

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