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David Justice RFBraves

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
18 6601 .279 .378 .500 128 34.2
Birth Date4-14-1966
Height6' 3"
Weight195 lbs
Age53 years, 4 months, 5 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
1989 ATL 23 16 56 12 3 0 1 3 9 1 2 1 .235 .291 .353 88 -0.6 0.0 -1.5 -0.1
1990 ATL 24 127 504 124 23 2 28 64 92 0 11 6 .282 .373 .535 141 23.4 -4.5 -10.7 1.6
1991 ATL 25 109 469 109 25 1 21 65 81 3 8 8 .275 .377 .503 135 19.9 -1.1 -4.4 2.4
1992 ATL 26 144 571 124 19 5 21 79 85 2 2 4 .256 .359 .446 122 15.5 0.2 11.2 4.0
1993 ATL 27 157 670 158 15 4 40 78 90 3 3 5 .270 .357 .515 136 32.2 -0.4 3.7 4.8
1994 ATL 28 104 424 110 16 2 19 69 45 2 2 4 .313 .427 .531 147 27.6 -4.6 0.5 3.1
1995 ATL 29 120 491 104 17 2 24 73 68 2 4 2 .253 .365 .479 124 16.4 -0.5 6.3 3.1
1996 ATL 30 40 164 45 9 0 6 21 22 1 1 1 .321 .409 .514 123 5.7 -0.5 4.0 1.2
1997 CLE 31 139 582 163 31 1 33 80 79 0 3 5 .329 .418 .596 152 41.1 -5.4 -8.9 3.5
1998 CLE 32 146 625 151 39 2 21 76 98 0 9 3 .280 .363 .476 112 11.3 -0.2 -0.8 1.6
1999 CLE 33 133 530 123 18 0 21 94 90 2 1 3 .287 .413 .476 125 20.6 -4.3 2.6 2.6
2000 CLE 34 68 288 66 14 1 21 38 49 0 1 1 .265 .361 .582 134 15.3 -3.1 -1.2 1.5
2000 NYA 34 78 317 84 17 0 20 39 42 1 1 0 .305 .391 .585 136 17.5 -1.3 6.3 2.7
2001 NYA 35 111 439 92 16 1 18 54 83 0 1 2 .241 .333 .430 101 2.7 1.0 1.8 1.1
2002 OAK 36 118 471 106 18 3 11 70 66 1 4 1 .266 .376 .410 108 7.0 0.2 -3.6 1.2
Career16106601157128024305903999185346.279.378.500128255.8-24.65.334.2

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
1985 PUL Rk APL 66 249 .000 .000 .000 .244 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1986 SUM A SAL 61 280 .000 .000 .000 .308 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1986 DUR A+ CRL 67 284 .000 .000 .000 .268 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1987 GRN AA SOU 93 405 .000 .000 .000 .247 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 GRN AA SOU 58 237 .000 .000 .000 .315 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 RIC AAA INT 70 275 .000 .000 .000 .229 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 ATL MLB NL 16 56 .242 .303 .357 .268 101 -1.7 1.5 -0.5 88 19 -1.5 0.0 -0.6 -0.1
1989 RIC AAA INT 115 457 .000 .000 .000 .287 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 ATL MLB NL 127 504 .254 .314 .381 .300 106 26.2 13.5 -6.8 141 12 -10.7 -4.5 23.4 1.6
1990 RIC AAA INT 12 52 .000 .000 .000 .378 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 ATL MLB NL 109 469 .249 .315 .374 .294 106 23.9 12.7 -4.7 135 14 -4.4 -1.1 19.9 2.4
1991 MCN A SAL 3 13 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 ATL MLB NL 144 571 .252 .312 .372 .268 102 18.6 14.8 -5.4 122 9 11.2 0.2 15.5 4.0
1993 ATL MLB NL 157 670 .266 .325 .404 .257 101 26.5 19.2 -7.1 136 10 3.7 -0.4 32.2 4.8
1994 ATL MLB NL 104 424 .269 .332 .420 .315 102 29.4 12.9 -4.7 147 12 0.5 -4.6 27.6 3.1
1995 ATL MLB NL 120 491 .267 .333 .414 .247 99 19.5 14.7 -5.4 124 9 6.3 -0.5 16.4 3.1
1996 ATL MLB NL 40 164 .269 .332 .431 .342 95 11.7 5.1 -1.9 123 12 4.0 -0.5 5.7 1.2
1997 CLE MLB AL 139 582 .275 .345 .437 .333 97 48.6 16.0 -7.2 152 10 -8.9 -5.4 41.1 3.5
1998 CLE MLB AL 146 625 .272 .337 .432 .302 102 17.2 17.0 -10.8 112 10 -0.8 -0.2 11.3 1.6
1999 CLE MLB AL 133 530 .273 .344 .434 .316 105 19.8 14.8 -5.9 125 8 2.6 -4.3 20.6 2.6
2000 CLE MLB AL 68 288 .277 .346 .443 .250 92 14.9 9.1 -3.6 134 9 -1.2 -3.1 15.3 1.5
2000 NYA MLB AL 78 317 .275 .346 .445 .298 85 31.1 10.0 -3.6 136 9 6.3 -1.3 17.5 2.7
2001 NYA MLB AL 111 439 .261 .328 .417 .261 95 2.3 13.1 -7.4 101 10 1.8 1.0 2.7 1.1
2001 NRW AA EAS 2 8 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 OAK MLB AL 118 471 .263 .330 .424 .294 95 9.3 13.6 -5.4 108 9 -3.6 0.2 7.0 1.2

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
1985 PUL Rk APL 249 204 39 50 8 0 10 88 46 40 30 0 1 .245 .369 .431 .186 0 0
1986 DUR A+ CRL 284 229 47 64 9 1 12 111 44 46 24 2 4 .279 .413 .485 .205 1 1
1986 SUM A SAL 280 220 48 66 16 0 10 112 61 48 28 10 2 .300 .436 .509 .209 0 0
1987 GRN AA SOU 405 348 38 79 12 4 6 117 40 53 48 3 2 .227 .328 .336 .109 1 1
1988 RIC AAA INT 275 227 27 46 9 1 8 81 3 39 55 4 3 .203 .317 .357 .154 2 2
1988 GRN AA SOU 237 198 34 55 13 1 9 97 37 36 43 6 2 .278 .394 .490 .212 0 0
1989 RIC AAA INT 457 391 47 102 24 3 12 168 58 59 66 12 8 .261 .361 .430 .169 1 1
1989 ATL MLB NL 56 51 7 12 3 0 1 18 3 3 9 2 1 .235 .291 .353 .118 0 1
1990 RIC AAA INT 52 45 7 16 5 1 2 29 7 7 6 0 0 .356 .442 .644 .289 0 0
1990 ATL MLB NL 504 439 76 124 23 2 28 235 78 64 92 11 6 .282 .373 .535 .253 1 0
1991 ATL MLB NL 469 396 67 109 25 1 21 199 87 65 81 8 8 .275 .377 .503 .227 5 0
1991 MCN A SAL 13 10 2 2 0 0 2 8 5 2 1 0 0 .200 .333 .800 .600 0 0
1992 ATL MLB NL 571 484 78 124 19 5 21 216 72 79 85 2 4 .256 .359 .446 .190 6 0
1993 ATL MLB NL 670 585 90 158 15 4 40 301 120 78 90 3 5 .270 .357 .515 .244 4 0
1994 ATL MLB NL 424 352 61 110 16 2 19 187 59 69 45 2 4 .313 .427 .531 .219 1 0
1995 ATL MLB NL 491 411 73 104 17 2 24 197 78 73 68 4 2 .253 .365 .479 .226 5 0
1996 ATL MLB NL 164 140 23 45 9 0 6 72 25 21 22 1 1 .321 .409 .514 .193 2 0
1997 CLE MLB AL 582 495 84 163 31 1 33 295 101 80 79 3 5 .329 .418 .596 .267 7 0
1998 CLE MLB AL 625 540 94 151 39 2 21 257 88 76 98 9 3 .280 .363 .476 .196 9 0
1999 CLE MLB AL 530 429 75 123 18 0 21 204 88 94 90 1 3 .287 .413 .476 .189 5 0
2000 CLE MLB AL 288 249 46 66 14 1 21 145 58 38 49 1 1 .265 .361 .582 .317 1 0
2000 NYA MLB AL 317 275 43 84 17 0 20 161 60 39 42 1 0 .305 .391 .585 .280 2 0
2001 NYA MLB AL 439 381 58 92 16 1 18 164 51 54 83 1 2 .241 .333 .430 .189 4 0
2001 NRW AA EAS 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
2002 OAK MLB AL 471 398 54 106 18 3 11 163 49 70 66 4 1 .266 .376 .410 .143 2 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA

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
2002-05-08 2002-06-04 15-DL 27 24 Right Groin Strain -
2001-07-02 2001-08-02 15-DL 31 28 Left Groin Strain - -
2001-01-05 2001-01-05 Off 0 0 Bilateral Surgery Double Hernia 2001-01-05 -
1997-06-23 1997-07-10 15-DL 17 11 - Elbow Hyperextension - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2002 OAK $7,000,000
2001 NYA $7,800,000
2000 CLE, NYA $7,000,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$21,800,000
3 yrTotal$21,800,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 y 1 d4 yr/$28M (99-02)+$7M 03 cl opt

Details
  • retired 1/03 99-02:$7M/year
  • acquired in trade from NYM 12/01 acquired in trade from NYY 12/01
  • $0.5M/year deferred

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
2011-05-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)Steve...your thoughts on the Yankees offense? Through the off-season I always thought they were a bat short. Reasoning was the only realistic improvements could come from Teixeira and Granderson. Swisher had a career year, Gardner maxed out early, and it would be tough for Cano to increase his production from 2010. That leaves declines for Jeter, A-Rod (not as steep), and Posada. Am I missing something here or did the NYY not think the lineup would be an issue?
(KPL from Vernon, CT)
While I'm not as down on Gardner as you are, you're basically right. The Yankees' lineup is old, old, old. As I said earlier, while I'm trying to reserve judgment given that almost every team except the Indians hasn't hit much yet, lately I have frequently thought that there is something like the 2000 David Justice trade, a decisive move, coming. Or, as I said before, they could give Montero a try at DH. (Steven Goldman)
2008-10-24 14:00:00 (link to chat)I think the 1997 World Series is a good match for the 1st question. The Indians had Manny and Thome but they were only 25 at the time. The Marlins had Sheffield who was only 28. That's about it.
(Swingingbunts from NY)
Fair point, though I guess one might have been forgiven for hoping that Kevin Brown or Orel Hershiser might continue building strong cases, David Justice (31 and coming off a monster year) too. (Jay Jaffe)
2008-01-08 14:00:00 (link to chat)my prediction: Goose in. Rice misses by an extremely small margin. Much, much bleating commences over the voters who submitted blanks to protest roids users, thus depriving the "deserving" pre-roids slugger.
(TomH from Lexington Park MD)
The Goose is Loose! He gets 85.8 percent, and he's the only one who gets in on this ballot.

Rice falls just shy at 72.2 percent, setting him up for a 15th-year push.

Raines 24.3 percent. Oh is that ugly.

Player Total Votes Percentage Rich Gossage 466 85.8% Jim Rice 392 72.2% Andre Dawson 358 65.9% Bert Blyleven 336 61.9% Lee Smith 235 43.3% Jack Morris 233 42.9% Tommy John 158 29.1% Tim Raines 132 24.3% Mark McGwire 128 23.6% Alan Trammell 99 18.2% Dave Concepcion 88 16.2% Don Mattingly 86 15.8% Dave Parker 82 15.1% Dale Murphy 75 13.8% Harold Baines 28 5.2% Rod Beck 2 0.4% Travis Fryman 2 0.4% Robb Nen 2 0.4% Shawon Dunston 1 0.2% Chuck Finley 1 0.2% David Justice 1 0.2% Chuck Knoblauch 1 0.2% Todd Stottlemyre 1 0.2%
Jose Rijo 0 0% Brady Anderson 0 0% (Jay Jaffe)


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