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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
15 6615 .282 .336 .407 91 20.3
Birth Date6-4-1974
Height6' 2"
Weight195 lbs
Age45 years, 5 months, 16 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
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
1996 CAL 22 57 229 59 5 1 4 17 29 0 3 3 .284 .333 .375 82 -4.4 1.9 3.2 0.7
1997 ANA 23 139 605 161 34 4 16 51 86 4 23 8 .299 .360 .466 107 8.1 1.8 1.5 1.7
1998 ANA 24 133 590 159 39 3 19 43 77 6 20 6 .296 .353 .486 116 13.1 3.5 -4.2 2.1
1999 ANA 25 142 638 148 22 5 13 47 101 1 13 7 .253 .308 .374 71 -21.6 -0.4 26.0 1.2
2000 ANA 26 157 747 240 39 6 25 64 82 1 28 8 .355 .409 .541 129 34.6 4.4 25.1 7.6
2001 ANA 27 157 711 163 35 1 9 62 113 10 24 10 .258 .331 .360 84 -11.5 2.2 7.6 2.0
2002 ANA 28 150 663 177 28 4 10 27 67 2 23 3 .283 .313 .389 86 -8.9 3.6 31.8 4.7
2003 ANA 29 67 284 65 7 1 4 18 40 4 9 1 .252 .309 .333 73 -8.6 2.1 7.1 0.9
2004 ANA 30 125 543 146 29 1 7 37 74 4 16 1 .295 .346 .400 90 -5.9 5.6 -0.5 0.5
2005 ANA 31 153 663 166 33 3 7 47 109 1 10 3 .273 .325 .371 83 -13.1 3.3 2.0 -0.1
2006 ANA 32 40 105 21 8 1 0 6 18 2 1 1 .221 .279 .326 57 -5.3 1.0 0.1 -0.1
2007 CHA 33 87 345 77 13 1 4 28 44 0 7 2 .248 .310 .335 77 -8.7 -1.1 -2.4 -0.4
2008 HOU 34 140 342 89 16 0 4 14 68 2 2 3 .276 .309 .363 69 -12.0 2.7 -0.5 -0.1
2009 HOU 35 107 150 26 8 2 2 14 31 0 0 2 .194 .268 .328 62 -6.5 0.2 -2.1 -0.5
Career165466151697316331244759393717958.282.336.40791-50.731.094.720.3

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 LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
1995 LEL A+ CLF 25 120 .000 .000 .000 .419 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 CAL MLB AL 57 229 .281 .348 .447 .309 99 -2.4 7.1 0 82 11 3.2 1.9 -4.4 0.7
1996 VAN AAA PCL 85 401 .000 .000 .000 .345 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 ANA MLB AL 139 605 .274 .339 .432 .327 96 16.8 16.7 -11.3 107 11 1.5 1.8 8.1 1.7
1998 ANA MLB AL 133 590 .271 .337 .430 .315 95 21.1 16.0 -7.3 116 12 -4.2 3.5 13.1 2.1
1999 ANA MLB AL 142 638 .275 .346 .440 .285 96 -23.3 17.8 -8.8 71 11 26.0 -0.4 -21.6 1.2
2000 ANA MLB AL 157 747 .272 .341 .436 .375 87 59 23.5 -5.6 129 10 25.1 4.4 34.6 7.6
2001 ANA MLB AL 157 711 .264 .328 .422 .298 98 -7.5 21.2 0.8 84 6 7.6 2.2 -11.5 2.0
2002 ANA MLB AL 150 663 .263 .330 .424 .303 95 -5.4 19.1 1.3 86 8 31.8 3.6 -8.9 4.7
2003 ANA MLB AL 67 284 .264 .329 .421 .282 99 -10.4 7.7 0.8 73 10 7.1 2.1 -8.6 0.9
2003 SLC AAA PCL 7 29 .000 .000 .000 .423 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 ANA MLB AL 125 543 .266 .332 .424 .333 103 1.1 16.2 -10.4 90 6 -0.5 5.6 -5.9 0.5
2004 SLC AAA PCL 4 17 .000 .000 .000 .133 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 ANA MLB AL 153 663 .265 .326 .418 .321 97 -5.8 19.1 -12.2 83 8 2.0 3.3 -13.1 -0.1
2006 ANA MLB AL 40 105 .277 .337 .440 .269 100 -6.4 3.2 0.2 57 10 0.1 1.0 -5.3 -0.1
2006 RCU A+ CLF 7 18 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 SLC AAA PCL 7 31 .275 .337 .431 .107 103 -4.6 0.9 -0.1 23 0 0.1 0.0 -2.6 -0.2
2007 CHA MLB AL 87 345 .265 .329 .418 .278 100 -8.7 10.2 -1.9 77 10 -2.4 -1.1 -8.7 -0.4
2007 CHR AAA INT 12 52 .272 .340 .417 .182 98 -6.9 1.6 -0.1 22 0 -0.4 1.1 -4.5 -0.2
2008 HOU MLB NL 140 342 .261 .328 .412 .337 101 -7.9 9.9 -1 69 10 -0.5 2.7 -12.0 -0.1
2009 HOU MLB NL 107 150 .259 .334 .429 .235 95 -8.7 4.3 -1.1 62 12 -2.1 0.2 -6.5 -0.5
2009 CCH AA TXS 2 9 .277 .344 .412 .429 113 0 0.3 -0.1 101 0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 0.0

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
1995 LEL A+ CLF 120 113 24 41 7 3 5 69 24 6 22 3 0 .363 .395 .611 .248 0 0
1996 CAL MLB AL 229 208 34 59 5 1 4 78 20 17 29 3 3 .284 .333 .375 .091 3 1
1996 VAN AAA PCL 401 351 63 107 22 5 6 157 41 44 53 11 6 .305 .386 .447 .142 1 1
1997 ANA MLB AL 605 539 99 161 34 4 16 251 77 51 86 23 8 .299 .360 .466 .167 6 5
1998 ANA MLB AL 590 537 84 159 39 3 19 261 82 43 77 20 6 .296 .353 .486 .190 3 1
1999 ANA MLB AL 638 585 84 148 22 5 13 219 53 47 101 13 7 .253 .308 .374 .121 3 2
2000 ANA MLB AL 747 676 121 240 39 6 25 366 100 64 82 28 8 .355 .409 .541 .186 4 2
2001 ANA MLB AL 711 631 89 163 35 1 9 227 63 62 113 24 10 .258 .331 .360 .101 7 1
2002 ANA MLB AL 663 625 99 177 28 4 10 243 73 27 67 23 3 .283 .313 .389 .106 4 5
2003 ANA MLB AL 284 258 35 65 7 1 4 86 17 18 40 9 1 .252 .309 .333 .081 2 2
2003 SLC AAA PCL 29 27 6 11 0 0 0 11 4 2 1 1 0 .407 .448 .407 .000 0 0
2004 SLC AAA PCL 17 16 2 2 0 0 0 2 3 1 1 0 0 .125 .176 .125 .000 0 0
2004 ANA MLB AL 543 495 79 146 29 1 7 198 69 37 74 16 1 .295 .346 .400 .105 4 3
2005 ANA MLB AL 663 609 86 166 33 3 7 226 66 47 109 10 3 .273 .325 .371 .099 2 4
2006 ANA MLB AL 105 95 8 21 8 1 0 31 5 6 18 1 1 .221 .279 .326 .105 1 1
2006 SLC AAA PCL 31 30 0 3 0 0 0 3 3 1 2 1 0 .100 .129 .100 .000 0 0
2006 RCU A+ CLF 18 14 4 3 0 0 0 3 0 4 2 0 0 .214 .389 .214 .000 0 0
2007 CHR AAA INT 52 47 3 6 0 0 0 6 2 5 14 0 0 .128 .212 .128 .000 0 0
2007 CHA MLB AL 345 310 33 77 13 1 4 104 32 28 44 7 2 .248 .310 .335 .087 1 6
2008 HOU MLB NL 342 322 49 89 16 0 4 117 31 14 68 2 3 .276 .309 .363 .087 2 2
2009 CCH AA TXS 9 9 1 3 2 0 0 5 1 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .556 .222 0 0
2009 HOU MLB NL 150 134 13 26 8 2 2 44 11 14 31 0 2 .194 .268 .328 .134 1 1

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 1195 0.5021 0.4703 0.7865 0.5783 0.3613 0.8674 0.6558 0.2135 0.0077
2009 582 0.4519 0.4588 0.7453 0.5779 0.3605 0.9013 0.5391 0.2547 -0.0078
Career17770.48570.46650.77300.57820.36100.87850.61760.22700.0027

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
2009-09-15 2009-09-15 On-Alr 0 0 Low Back Spasms -
2009-09-13 2009-09-20 DTD 7 6 Right Shoulder Soreness -
2009-07-19 2009-08-07 15-DL 19 17 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2009-07-08 2009-07-16 DTD 8 5 Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2009-03-25 2009-03-28 Camp 3 0 General Medical Illness -
2009-02-23 2009-02-25 Camp 2 0 Right Face Fracture Hairline Cheekbone -
2007-08-02 2007-08-02 DTD 0 0 Thigh Soreness Hamstring -
2007-06-23 2007-07-31 15-DL 38 36 Left Ankle Sprain -
2007-06-01 2007-06-22 15-DL 21 19 Left Ankle Sprain -
2006-09-26 2006-10-01 DTD 5 5 Right Ankle Surgery Bone Spurs and Scar Tissue 2006-10-01
2006-06-18 2006-09-01 60-DL 75 66 Right Ankle Sprain Bone Spurs Caused Torn Ligament and Scar Tissue In Heel -
2006-05-01 2006-06-12 15-DL 42 37 Right Foot Bone Spur -
2006-03-18 2006-03-26 Camp 8 0 Right Ankle Bone Spur -
2005-08-30 2005-08-30 DTD 0 0 Left Knee Contusion on a Railing -
2005-08-05 2005-08-09 DTD 4 3 Right Hip Inflammation -
2005-03-12 2005-03-17 Camp 5 0 General Medical Respiratory Flu -
2004-09-13 2004-09-14 DTD 1 1 Low Back Stiffness -
2004-06-24 2004-06-25 DTD 1 1 Right Fingers Dislocation Middle Finger Knuckle -
2004-05-09 2004-06-14 15-DL 36 31 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2003-08-07 2003-09-28 15-DL 52 49 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2003-04-20 2003-06-09 15-DL 50 42 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
1999-08-11 1999-08-27 15-DL 16 14 Right Knee Sprain - -
1998-09-03 1998-09-16 DTD 13 10 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
1998-08-04 1998-08-19 15-DL 15 14 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2009 HOU $1,750,000
2008 HOU $1,000,000
2007 CHA $750,000
2006 ANA $8,500,000
2005 ANA $8,000,000
2004 ANA $7,750,000
2003 ANA $7,250,000
2002 ANA $6,250,000
2001 ANA $3,450,000
2000 ANA $2,500,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
10 yrPrevious$47,200,000
10 yrTotal$47,200,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
13 y 77 dGreg Genske (formerly Jeff Moorad)1 yr/$1.75M (09)

Details
  • signed extension 8/29/08, 1 year/$1.75M (09)+performance bonus
  • signed as a free agent from CWS 12/27/07, 1 year/$1M (08)+performance bonus
  • CWS declined 08 option 10/30/07
  • signed as a free agent from LAA 1/07, 1 year/$1M (07)+$3.5M 08 club option, 07:$0.75M, 08:$3.5M club option $0.25M buyout
  • option may increase to $6M with 600 plate appearances 07 & by $0.25M for Comeback Plyear of Yr 07
  • $0.25M buyout for 08 may increase to $1.25M based on 07 plate appearances
  • signed extension 8/02, 4 year/$32M (03-06) $1M signing bonus
  • 03:$7M, 04:$7.5M, 05:$8M, 06:$8.5M
  • limited no-trade protection-may designate 4 teams he cannont be traded to each year
  • arbitration-eligible after 01, FA after 02
  • 1 year/$6.25M (02)
  • 4 year/$7.25M (98-01) 98:$0.5M, 99:$0.8M, 00:$2.5M, 01:$3.45M

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
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DateQuestionAnswer
2017-02-13 20:00:00 (link to chat)Do you think that Profar and/or Mondesi get 500 + at bats with production that warrants starting in a 15 team 5 x 5 this year and/or 2018?
(Vic from Baltimore)
If Mondesi gets 500+ at-bats for each of the next 10 years, I don't think he'll produce at a level that merits starting in a 5x5 in any of those years. Then again, Darin Erstad hit .355 one year, so miracles can happen.

Profar probably won't get 500 at-bats this year without a significant injury to someone else, but something's gotta give. Andrus and Odor are really good, but so is Profar, and it would be a shame if he wasted away in a utility role and the Rangers wasted an asset like that. By 2018, I expect that Andrus, Odor and Profar will all be full-time starters, I just don't know which team or which position. Any season in which Profar gets 500 at-bats will be one where he should be starting in a 15-team 5x5 league. (Scooter Hotz)
2009-12-15 14:00:00 (link to chat)Which BJ Upton do you think we see in 2010? I say this is the breakout where the glimpses of greatness far outweigh the stretches of inconsistency - thoughts?
(Walter from Tampa Bay)
Talk about one of the most maddening players in the game today. If you had to pick between Upton, Chris B. Young, and Delmon Young, I might still pick Upton as the most frustrating, not just because he's been frustrating for longer, but because of those same flashes of greatness and the expectation that there's a big corner that, once turned, will give us one of the game's best stars. At this point, he's not even Darryl Strawberry or Darin Erstad, former standards of high expectations not meeting actual performance as often as we might have liked. Which is the problem--if he "only" gets back to his 2008 level of production, people will keep anticipating more, when that's very good. That said, he's only just heading into his age-25 season, so I think there are more years like 2007 in him. I just don't expect it to be flipped on, like a switch. (Christina Kahrl)
2009-12-15 14:00:00 (link to chat)At this point, Jason Pridie is the Twins' extra outfielder. If they sign someone, who would be a good fit? I'm hoping it's not Darin Erstad, who has Gardenhire written all over him.
(russadams from Baffin Bay)
I'd be more afraid of Podsednik (on a self-avenging deal aimed at his former employers, a la Joe Crede), or Reed Johnson as a right-handed bat they could use all three outfield positions, and an overly imaginative reputation for speed and value in center. (Christina Kahrl)
2009-04-16 13:00:00 (link to chat)Darin Erstad "Fantasy Hero for a season, kill owners for next five" award
(Tony from Brooklyn, NY)
It's kind of sad that we forget some of these players we turn into punchlines used to be pretty good. (Marc Normandin)


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