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Portrait of Ray Durham

Ray Durham 2BWhite Sox

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
18 8423 .277 .352 .436 100 27.8
Birth Date11-30-1971
Height5' 8"
Weight170 lbs
Age47 years, 10 months, 20 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
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
1995 CHA 23 125 517 121 27 6 7 31 83 6 18 5 .257 .309 .384 74 -15.5 2.8 -11.4 -0.9
1996 CHA 24 156 639 153 33 5 10 58 95 10 30 4 .275 .350 .406 91 -4.9 4.5 7.1 2.4
1997 CHA 25 155 711 172 27 5 11 61 96 6 33 16 .271 .337 .382 88 -7.5 4.7 -3.5 1.2
1998 CHA 26 158 723 181 35 8 19 73 105 6 36 9 .285 .363 .455 105 6.7 8.6 -11.1 2.3
1999 CHA 27 153 694 181 30 8 13 73 105 4 34 11 .296 .373 .435 105 7.6 5.7 -1.8 2.8
2000 CHA 28 151 709 172 35 9 17 75 105 7 25 13 .280 .361 .450 99 3.1 3.5 0.0 2.6
2001 CHA 29 152 691 163 42 10 20 64 110 4 23 10 .267 .337 .466 103 5.9 7.1 5.3 3.7
2002 CHA 30 96 411 103 20 2 9 49 59 5 20 5 .299 .390 .446 110 6.8 6.0 -1.0 2.3
2002 OAK 30 54 248 60 14 4 6 24 34 2 6 2 .274 .350 .457 110 4.2 2.0 0.3 1.0
2003 SFN 31 110 469 117 30 5 8 50 82 3 7 7 .285 .366 .441 102 3.1 -1.8 12.0 2.5
2004 SFN 32 120 542 133 28 8 17 57 60 6 10 4 .282 .364 .484 109 7.3 8.0 -2.8 2.7
2005 SFN 33 142 560 144 33 0 12 48 59 7 6 3 .290 .356 .429 104 3.0 4.6 -11.3 1.2
2006 SFN 34 137 555 146 30 7 26 51 61 2 7 2 .293 .360 .538 125 20.6 0.2 -9.6 2.6
2007 SFN 35 138 528 101 21 2 11 53 75 2 10 2 .218 .295 .343 81 -10.4 3.9 -7.8 0.1
2008 MIL 36 41 122 30 12 0 3 15 23 0 2 2 .280 .369 .477 105 1.1 2.0 0.5 0.7
2008 SFN 36 87 304 77 23 0 3 38 49 2 6 2 .293 .385 .414 105 2.7 0.4 -6.2 0.5
Career1975842320544407919282012017227397.277.352.43610033.762.2-41.327.8

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
1991 UTI A- NYP 39 172 .000 .000 .000 .360 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 SAR A+ FSL 57 249 .000 .000 .000 .322 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 BIR AA SOU 137 594 .000 .000 .000 .326 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 NAS AAA AA 133 592 .000 .000 .000 .331 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 CHA MLB AL 125 517 .272 .345 .431 .296 99 -7.6 15.5 -0.7 74 13 -11.4 2.8 -15.5 -0.9
1996 CHA MLB AL 156 639 .276 .348 .441 .312 96 5.2 19.8 -0.9 91 9 7.1 4.5 -4.9 2.4
1997 CHA MLB AL 155 711 .273 .340 .431 .301 96 -3.3 19.6 -1.1 88 10 -3.5 4.7 -7.5 1.2
1998 CHA MLB AL 158 723 .270 .335 .429 .315 100 17.5 19.7 -1 105 6 -11.1 8.6 6.7 2.3
1999 CHA MLB AL 153 694 .273 .342 .436 .339 99 14.6 19.4 -1.3 105 7 -1.8 5.7 7.6 2.8
2000 CHA MLB AL 151 709 .273 .347 .441 .310 90 22.5 22.3 -1 99 8 0.0 3.5 3.1 2.6
2001 CHA MLB AL 152 691 .270 .334 .434 .294 102 8.1 20.6 -1 103 9 5.3 7.1 5.9 3.7
2002 CHA MLB AL 96 411 .267 .333 .427 .335 101 13.7 11.8 -0.5 110 9 -1.0 6.0 6.8 2.3
2002 OAK MLB AL 54 248 .269 .331 .433 .300 96 7.6 7.1 -3.7 110 9 0.3 2.0 4.2 1.0
2003 SFN MLB NL 110 469 .261 .329 .419 .339 96 15 12.4 -0.6 102 8 12.0 -1.8 3.1 2.5
2004 SFN MLB NL 120 542 .260 .325 .417 .291 98 15 16.1 -0.7 109 9 -2.8 8.0 7.3 2.7
2004 SJO A+ CLF 1 3 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 FRE AAA PCL 5 17 .000 .000 .000 .636 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 SFN MLB NL 142 560 .264 .325 .420 .305 98 5.9 16.1 -0.7 104 9 -11.3 4.6 3.0 1.2
2006 SFN MLB NL 137 555 .269 .331 .431 .291 91 28.8 16.7 -0.8 125 9 -9.6 0.2 20.6 2.6
2007 SFN MLB NL 138 528 .263 .327 .412 .233 97 -17.1 15.7 -0.7 81 6 -7.8 3.9 -10.4 0.1
2008 MIL MLB NL 41 122 .249 .317 .398 .333 100 2.6 3.5 -0.1 105 11 0.5 2.0 1.1 0.7
2008 SFN MLB NL 87 304 .262 .327 .410 .349 97 9.2 8.8 -0.4 105 11 -6.2 0.4 2.7 0.5

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
1991 UTI A- NYP 172 142 29 36 2 7 0 52 17 25 44 12 1 .254 .368 .366 .113 2 2
1992 SAR A+ FSL 249 202 37 55 6 3 0 67 7 32 36 28 8 .272 .390 .332 .059 5 5
1993 BIR AA SOU 594 528 83 143 22 10 3 194 37 42 100 39 25 .271 .338 .367 .097 5 5
1994 NAS AAA AA 592 527 89 156 33 12 16 261 66 46 91 34 11 .296 .364 .495 .199 3 3
1995 CHA MLB AL 517 471 68 121 27 6 7 181 51 31 83 18 5 .257 .309 .384 .127 4 5
1996 CHA MLB AL 639 557 79 153 33 5 10 226 65 58 95 30 4 .275 .350 .406 .131 7 7
1997 CHA MLB AL 711 634 106 172 27 5 11 242 53 61 96 33 16 .271 .337 .382 .110 8 2
1998 CHA MLB AL 723 635 126 181 35 8 19 289 67 73 105 36 9 .285 .363 .455 .170 3 6
1999 CHA MLB AL 694 612 109 181 30 8 13 266 60 73 105 34 11 .296 .373 .435 .139 2 3
2000 CHA MLB AL 709 614 121 172 35 9 17 276 75 75 105 25 13 .280 .361 .450 .169 8 5
2001 CHA MLB AL 691 611 104 163 42 10 20 285 65 64 110 23 10 .267 .337 .466 .200 6 6
2002 CHA MLB AL 411 345 71 103 20 2 9 154 48 49 59 20 5 .299 .390 .446 .148 4 8
2002 OAK MLB AL 248 219 43 60 14 4 6 100 22 24 34 6 2 .274 .350 .457 .183 1 2
2003 SFN MLB NL 469 410 61 117 30 5 8 181 33 50 82 7 7 .285 .366 .441 .156 2 4
2004 FRE AAA PCL 17 14 4 8 0 1 1 13 5 2 2 0 1 .571 .647 .929 .357 0 0
2004 SFN MLB NL 542 471 95 133 28 8 17 228 65 57 60 10 4 .282 .364 .484 .202 4 4
2004 SJO A+ CLF 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .000 0 0
2005 SFN MLB NL 560 497 67 144 33 0 12 213 62 48 59 6 3 .290 .356 .429 .139 7 1
2006 SFN MLB NL 555 498 79 146 30 7 26 268 93 51 61 7 2 .293 .360 .538 .245 2 2
2007 SFN MLB NL 528 464 56 101 21 2 11 159 71 53 75 10 2 .218 .295 .343 .125 9 0
2008 MIL MLB NL 122 107 21 30 12 0 3 51 13 15 23 2 2 .280 .369 .477 .196 0 0
2008 SFN MLB NL 304 263 43 77 23 0 3 109 32 38 49 6 2 .293 .385 .414 .122 1 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 1681 0.4753 0.3908 0.8311 0.5657 0.2324 0.8783 0.7268 0.1689 -0.0136
Career16810.47530.39080.83110.56570.23240.87830.72680.1689-0.0136

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
2008-09-20 2008-09-23 DTD 3 2 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2008-08-27 2008-09-01 DTD 5 4 - Shoulder Strain - -
2008-07-30 2008-07-30 DTD 0 0 Right Lower Leg Contusion Foul Ball Shin - -
2008-06-21 2008-06-21 DTD 0 0 Right Ankle Sprain - -
2008-06-04 2008-06-04 DTD 0 0 Left Lower Leg Strain Calf - -
2008-05-05 2008-05-11 DTD 6 5 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2008-04-02 2008-04-02 DTD 0 0 Left Shoulder Soreness - -
2008-03-21 2008-03-22 Camp 1 0 Left Thigh Tightness Hamstring - -
2008-02-27 2008-03-02 Camp 4 0 - Shoulder Soreness - -
2007-08-25 2007-08-26 DTD 1 1 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2007-08-02 2007-08-03 DTD 1 1 - Low Back Tightness - -
2007-07-22 2007-07-22 DTD 0 0 - Neck Stiffness - -
2007-05-27 2007-06-01 DTD 5 4 - Abdomen Strain - -
2007-05-18 2007-05-21 DTD 3 3 - Groin Strain - -
2007-04-28 2007-04-28 DTD 0 0 - Low Back Soreness - -
2007-02-25 2007-02-27 Camp 2 0 - General Medical Illness Flu - -
2006-09-24 2006-09-25 DTD 1 1 - Knee Contusion Foul Ball - -
2006-09-17 2006-09-17 DTD 0 0 - Knee Tendonitis - -
2006-09-14 2006-09-15 DTD 1 1 Right Hip Contusion - -
2006-08-31 2006-08-31 DTD 0 0 - Low Back Strain - -
2006-08-04 2006-08-04 DTD 0 0 - General Medical Other Migraine Headache - -
2006-07-17 2006-07-18 DTD 1 1 Right Shoulder Soreness - -
2006-06-09 2006-06-10 DTD 1 1 - Neck Stiffness - -
2006-05-28 2006-05-29 DTD 1 1 - General Medical Illness Flu - -
2006-04-27 2006-05-12 15-DL 15 14 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2006-03-27 2006-03-29 Camp 2 0 Left Foot Inflammation Plantar Fasciitis - -
2005-09-06 2005-09-07 DTD 1 1 Right Thigh Cramp Hamstring - -
2005-08-12 2005-08-13 DTD 1 1 - Thigh Cramp Hamstring - -
2005-07-19 2005-07-20 DTD 1 1 Left Foot Inflammation Plantar Fasciitis - -
2005-07-06 2005-07-08 DTD 2 2 Left Wrist Sprain - -
2005-06-24 2005-06-25 DTD 1 1 - Low Back Soreness - -
2005-05-25 2005-05-26 DTD 1 1 Right Infection Ingrown Nail - -
2005-05-22 2005-05-24 DTD 2 1 Left Fingers Sprain Middle Finger - -
2005-05-05 2005-05-08 DTD 3 2 Right Groin Strain - -
2005-04-30 2005-05-02 DTD 2 2 Left Groin Strain - -
2005-04-10 2005-04-12 DTD 2 1 - Groin Soreness - -
2005-04-06 2005-04-07 DTD 1 1 Right Groin Soreness - -
2005-03-23 2005-04-05 Camp 13 0 Right Groin Strain - -
2005-03-11 2005-03-12 Camp 1 0 - General Medical Illness Flu - -
2004-09-30 2004-09-30 DTD 0 0 Right Thigh Strain Quadriceps - -
2004-09-19 2004-09-19 DTD 0 0 - Lower Leg Contusion Shin Foul Ball - -
2004-09-03 2004-09-04 DTD 1 1 Right Thumb Sprain Player Collision - -
2004-07-31 2004-07-31 DTD 0 0 Left Wrist Sprain Player Collision - -
2004-07-07 2004-07-08 DTD 1 1 - Low Back Soreness - -
2004-05-23 2004-06-15 15-DL 23 20 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2004-04-28 2004-05-13 15-DL 15 13 Left Knee Strain Patellar Tendon -
2004-04-14 2004-04-17 DTD 3 2 Left Thigh Strain Quadriceps - -
2004-03-29 2004-04-03 Camp 5 0 Left Hip Strain Hip Flexor - -
2004-03-13 2004-03-15 Camp 2 0 - Neck Strain - -
2003-09-07 2003-09-07 DTD 0 0 Right Thigh Soreness Hamstring - -
2003-08-07 2003-09-01 15-DL 25 22 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2003-08-02 2003-08-06 DTD 4 3 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2003-06-16 2003-06-17 DTD 1 0 Right Thigh Tightness Quadriceps - -
2003-05-11 2003-05-26 15-DL 15 14 Right Ankle Sprain Moderate -
2003-04-17 2003-04-22 DTD 5 3 Right Groin Strain -
2003-04-14 2003-04-16 DTD 2 2 Right Groin Strain - -
2003-03-15 2003-03-20 Camp 5 0 Right Fingers Sprain Middle Finger Swinging - -
2002-09-21 2002-09-22 DTD 1 1 - Neck Stiffness - -
2002-08-07 2002-08-08 DTD 1 1 - Low Back Soreness - -
2002-08-04 2002-08-06 DTD 2 1 - Low Back Soreness -
2002-07-31 2002-08-01 DTD 1 1 - Knee Contusion Sliding - -
2002-07-05 2002-07-05 DTD 0 0 Left Wrist Sprain Tagging Player - -
2002-06-16 2002-06-16 DTD 0 0 - Thigh Soreness Hamstring - -
2002-05-12 2002-05-15 DTD 3 2 Left Hand Soreness - -
2002-04-28 2002-04-30 DTD 2 1 - Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2002-04-20 2002-04-21 DTD 1 1 - General Medical Illness - -
2002-03-01 2002-03-03 Camp 2 0 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2001-08-02 2001-08-02 DTD 0 0 - Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2001-05-07 2001-05-08 DTD 1 1 Left Thigh Contusion HBP - -
2000-09-23 2000-09-29 DTD 6 6 Right Trunk Contusion Ribcage Player Collision At Plate - -
2000-08-25 2000-08-25 DTD 0 0 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2000-07-09 2000-07-09 DTD 0 0 Right Ankle Contusion - -
2000-06-30 2000-06-30 DTD 0 0 Left Trunk Soreness Ribcage - -
2000-04-27 2000-04-27 DTD 0 0 Right Foot Contusion Heel - -
2000-04-05 2000-04-05 DTD 0 0 Left Ankle Sprain Sliding - -
2000-02-27 2000-03-02 Camp 4 0 Left Ankle Sprain High Ankle - -
1999-09-05 1999-09-10 DTD 5 4 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
1999-08-31 1999-09-01 DTD 1 1 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
1999-06-27 1999-06-28 DTD 1 1 - Hand Soreness - -
1999-06-15 1999-06-15 DTD 0 0 - Low Back Spasms - -
1999-04-07 1999-04-07 DTD 0 0 Right Groin Strain Mild - -
1998-08-28 1998-08-28 DTD 0 0 - Wrist Sprain - -
1998-08-20 1998-08-20 DTD 0 0 Left Foot Tendonitis - -
1998-05-15 1998-05-16 DTD 1 1 Right Knee Contusion HBP - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 SFN $7,500,000
2007 SFN $7,000,000
2006 SFN $7,000,000
2005 SFN $7,200,000
2004 SFN $7,200,000
2003 SFN $5,200,000
2002 CHA $6,300,000
2001 CHA $9,000,000
2000 CHA $4,900,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
9 yrPrevious$61,300,000
9 yrTotal$61,300,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
14 yEdwin Setlik2 yr/$14.5M (07-08)

Details
  • acquired in trade from SF 7/20/08 re-signed as a free agent 12/06, 2 year/$14.5M (07-08), 07:$7M, 08:$7.5M
  • $25K bonuses for 450 plate appearances 07 or 08
  • $0.2M assignment bonus with each trade
  • no-trade protection
  • award bonus:$0.1M MVP, $75K WSMVP, $50K LCSMVP,SS,Gold Glove,AS ($25K selection)
  • player donates $25K/year to buy tix for charity
  • exercised $7M 06 player option 10/05
  • signed as a free agent from OAK 12/02, 3 year/$20.1M (03-05)+$7M 06 player opt, $3.6M signing bonus
  • 03:$4M, 04:$6M, 05:$6.5M, 06:$7M player opt
  • signed as a free agent from OAK 12/02 acquired in trade from CWS 8/02
  • 4 year/$20M (99-02) 99:$3.4M, 00:$4.9M, 01:$5.9M, 02:$5.8M

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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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2009-03-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)If you were the Mets, would you kick Ray Durham's tires, hoping he had enough left to run over Luis Castillo? At the least they could form a once-famous platoon....
(Yatchisin from Santa Barbara)
If I were the Mets, I would kick Eddie Collins' tires hoping he had enough left to run over Luis Castillo. I would kick Ron Hunt's tires. I would kick the man on the street. Better yet, I never, never, never would have offered that contract. That's a first-guess too. (Steven Goldman)
2009-03-06 14:00:00 (link to chat)Saw a suggestion somewhere that the Yankees might simply slide Cano across the diamond to third and then pick up a middle infielder, which seems like an easier option than finding a quality 3B. What do you think?
(Rob from Brighton)
The market does seem to contain more free talent (Esteban German) or free agents (Ray Durham, Mark Grudzielanek) among second basemen than third basemen, so if Cano could pull off the switch it might be worthwhile. That said, Cano's got enough to worry about with resuscitating his bat, so I'd rather see the Yanks try something else; I like Grudz or the Dodgers' Mark Loretta -- rendered redundant by the Orlando Hudson signing and Blake DeWitt's attempt to become a utilityman for the short term -- as backups who would have value even if A-Rod returns. (Jay Jaffe)
2008-11-03 13:30:00 (link to chat)Was the Rickie Weeks/Ray Durham platoon a good idea? Do you think they'll do the same in 2009? Now that Cameron is in the fold, the option to move Rickie to CF is gone.
(Rob from Alaska)
OK, I know, it's a bit of a run on Brewers questions, but I'll deal with this one now too... yes, it was, but I've never been sold on Weeks' ability to stick at second. Picking up Cameron's option makes sense if you can deal him (for young, under-control pitching, perhaps), but I think the charade of calling Weeks a second baseman needs to come to an end if the Brewers really want to turn the corner. (Christina Kahrl)
2008-01-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hi Will. Today's UTK made me wonder: When a player with a real injury history changes teams, is it common for the new team's trainer to discuss the player with the previous trainer? Is that even allowed?
(Amos from New York)
Good question and the answer is yes, they normally do. It's almost a "professional courtesy" thing. The problem is that no matter how hard you try, you can't just mind-meld the info and there's something lost. Add in differing philosophies, background, and personality and there's always going to be a difference. The biggest is just a matter of trust. Trainers LIVE with these players. I can remember Barney Nugent, the former trainer of the Giants, telling me about spending more time with Ray Durham than he did with his kids. When Durham healed up, Nugent told him "We've got to break up."

Yes, I'm a big fan of Athletic Trainers, especially great guys like Nugent. (Will Carroll)


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