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Birth Date8-14-1992
Height6' 4"
Weight235 lbs
Age26 years, 1 months, 6 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
2014
2015
0.42016
1.32017
1.42018
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2016 PIT 23 45 152 128 18 35 8 0 3 52 21 19 0 3 0 19 0 1 .273 .368 .406 .286 6.4 -2.6 0.4
2017 PIT 24 159 620 549 75 140 26 6 26 256 66 117 1 4 0 90 2 4 .255 .334 .466 .285 19.2 -6.5 1.3
2018 PIT 25 137 537 462 70 123 30 4 10 191 70 96 0 5 0 59 1 4 .266 .359 .413 .285 20.9 -8.4 1.3
Career34113091139163298641039499157232112016839.262.348.438.28546.5-17.53.0

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2012 WVA A 15 66 .229 .250 .326 .385 .255 .381 106 -2.3 1.9 -0.8 -1.9 -0.1 -1.2 -0.3 -1.2 -0.3
2013 WVA A 119 519 .318 .253 .320 .374 .268 .319 92 31.2 14.5 -6.5 1.2 -1.1 38.0 4.1 38.0 4.1
2014 BRD A+ 84 363 .309 .265 .325 .374 .257 .364 98 19.4 10.6 -4.7 -8.3 -1.8 23.6 1.5 23.6 1.5
2014 ALT AA 24 102 .248 .253 .319 .379 .255 .329 100 -1.2 2.8 -1.2 3.2 0.3 0.7 0.4 0.7 0.4
2015 ALT AA 96 427 .299 .258 .317 .374 .259 .335 100 16.8 11.4 -7.3 -7.5 -2.1 18.9 1.2 18.9 1.2
2015 IND AAA 35 145 .325 .254 .321 .375 .251 .377 101 9.9 4.0 -2.6 -3.2 -0.1 11.2 0.8 11.2 0.8
2016 PIT MLB 45 152 .286 .244 .313 .393 .260 .294 97 4 4.3 -2.1 -2.6 0.2 6.4 0.4 6.4 0.4
2016 IND AAA 114 484 .306 .255 .320 .384 .255 .328 96 23.1 13.6 -8.6 -2.1 -4.0 24.1 2.3 24.1 2.3
2017 PIT MLB 159 620 .285 .255 .325 .426 .267 .278 94 16.1 18.1 -11.3 -6.5 -3.7 19.2 1.3 19.2 1.3
2018 PIT MLB 137 537 .285 .247 .316 .402 .262 .313 96 13.8 15.0 -9.4 -8.4 1.5 20.9 1.3 20.9 1.3

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2012 WVA A 66 6 17 5 0 1 11 2 21 1 0 .274 .288 .403 .129 .229 -1.2 -1.9 -0.3
2013 WVA A 519 75 128 37 2 13 76 52 90 1 2 .279 .353 .453 .174 .318 38.0 1.2 4.1
2014 BRD A+ 363 45 111 20 4 9 53 25 43 5 4 .335 .384 .502 .166 .309 23.6 -8.3 1.5
2014 ALT AA 102 13 27 2 0 0 7 8 12 4 1 .287 .343 .309 .021 .248 0.7 3.2 0.4
2015 IND AAA 145 20 42 7 3 2 18 21 15 2 0 .347 .441 .504 .157 .325 11.2 -3.2 0.8
2015 ALT AA 427 47 113 17 6 5 60 44 50 7 4 .307 .376 .427 .120 .299 18.9 -7.5 1.2
2016 IND AAA 484 57 124 23 4 14 60 57 74 3 7 .295 .382 .468 .173 .306 24.1 -2.1 2.3
2016 PIT MLB 152 18 35 8 0 3 19 21 19 0 1 .273 .368 .406 .133 .286 6.4 -2.6 0.4
2017 PIT MLB 620 75 140 26 6 26 90 66 117 2 4 .255 .334 .466 .211 .285 19.2 -6.5 1.3
2018 PIT MLB 537 70 123 30 4 10 59 70 96 1 4 .266 .359 .413 .147 .285 20.9 -8.4 1.3

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2016 616 0.4789 0.4464 0.8182 0.6678 0.2430 0.8782 0.6667 0.1818 0 0.000000
2017 2545 0.4597 0.4334 0.7625 0.6436 0.2545 0.8234 0.6314 0.2375 0 0.000000
2018 2173 0.4413 0.4215 0.7609 0.6340 0.2537 0.8339 0.6169 0.2391 0 0.000000
Career53340.45440.43010.76830.64250.25280.8340.62960.231700

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
2018 PIT $572,500
2017 PIT $549,000
2016 PIT $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$549,000
2018Current$572,500
2 yrPvs + Cur$1,121,500
2 yrTotal$1,121,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 53 dBoras Corp.1 year/$0.5725M (2018)

Details
  • 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.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .211 .304 .211 .227
11 vs R (Multi) .284 .380 .440 .297
18 Split (Multi) .074 .075 .230 .070
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.012 -.001 -.003 -.000
30 vs L (2016) .211 .304 .211 .227
31 vs R (2016) .284 .380 .440 .297
38 Split (2016) .074 .075 .230 .070
39 LgAvg (2016) -.014 .000 -.009 -.001

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