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Elvis Andrus    \AN-droos\

Elvis Augusto (Torres) Andrus (twitter: @ElvisandrusSS1)

Position: Shortstop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: August 26, 1988 in Maracay, Aragua, Venezuela
Signed
by the Atlanta Braves as an amateur free agent in 2005. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 6, 2009 (Age 20.223)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2009 season [*]
Team: Rangers 2009-2014
2014 Contract Status: Signed (vesting option), 3 yrs/$14.4M (12-14), 8 yrs/$118M (15-22) & 23 vesting option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 5.000, Free Agent: 2023 [*], Agents: Scott Boras [*]
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2009 20 TEX AL 145 541 480 72 128 17 8 6 40 33 6 40 77 .267 .329 .373 .702 82 179 4 6 12 3 0 *6 RoY-2
2010 ★ 21 TEX AL 148 674 588 88 156 15 3 0 35 32 15 64 96 .265 .342 .301 .643 72 177 6 5 17 0 0 *6 AS
2011 22 TEX AL 150 665 587 96 164 27 3 5 60 37 12 56 74 .279 .347 .361 .708 89 212 17 5 16 1 0 *6/D
2012 ★ 23 TEX AL 158 711 629 85 180 31 9 3 62 21 10 57 96 .286 .349 .378 .727 94 238 15 5 17 3 0 *6/D AS
2013 24 TEX AL 156 698 620 91 168 17 4 4 67 42 8 52 97 .271 .328 .331 .659 81 205 19 4 16 6 1 *6D
2014 25 TEX AL 146 636 572 69 151 33 1 2 36 26 13 45 89 .264 .318 .336 .654 84 192 20 3 9 6 0 *6/D
6 Yrs 903 3925 3476 501 947 140 28 20 300 191 64 314 529 .272 .336 .346 .682 84 1203 81 28 87 19 1
162 Game Avg. 162 704 624 90 170 25 5 4 54 34 11 56 95 .272 .336 .346 .682 84 216 15 5 16 3 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2009 20 TEX AL 145 541 -12 3 3 15 7 16 1.6 20 36 3.6 .511 .510 2.1 2.3 21 $400,000 *6 RoY-2
2010 ★ 21 TEX AL 148 674 -19 3 3 -7 7 -12 -1.1 23 11 1.1 .491 .492 1.8 0.1 18 $418,420 *6 AS
2011 22 TEX AL 150 665 -3 7 0 7 7 18 2.0 24 42 4.2 .513 .512 3.6 1.5 35 $452,180 *6/D
2012 ★ 23 TEX AL 158 711 -3 1 0 8 7 14 1.5 25 40 4.0 .510 .509 3.2 1.6 32 $2,375,000 *6/D AS
2013 24 TEX AL 156 698 -12 5 0 11 7 10 1.4 24 34 3.7 .507 .507 2.3 2.0 23 $4,800,000 *6D
2014 25 TEX AL 146 636 -10 2 0 -15 7 -16 -1.4 22 6 0.7 .488 .489 2.2 -0.7 21 $6,475,000 *6/D
6 Seasons 903 3925 -59 22 6 19 43 30 4.0 139 169 17.3 .503 .503 15.2 6.9 150 $14,920,600

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2009 20 TEX AL 541 377 65 4.6 111 .305 .267 .272 .329 .342 .373 .436 .702 .778 82 .456 -14.1 -1.3 .696 .246 .106 10.2
2010 21 TEX AL 674 470 67 3.8 107 .317 .265 .270 .342 .340 .301 .424 .643 .763 72 .407 -23.6 -2.3 .581 .173 .036 .0
2011 22 TEX AL 665 469 75 4.3 106 .312 .279 .268 .347 .335 .361 .425 .708 .759 89 .466 -9.3 -0.9 .659 .220 .082 8.8
2012 23 TEX AL 711 494 84 4.6 106 .332 .286 .266 .349 .332 .378 .428 .727 .760 94 .497 -5.9 -0.6 .656 .200 .092 5.3
2013 24 TEX AL 698 501 71 3.8 100 .312 .271 .261 .328 .326 .331 .413 .659 .739 81 .420 -16.5 -1.6 .616 .198 .060 7.3
2014 25 TEX AL 636 469 59 3.4 95 .306 .264 .256 .318 .320 .336 .396 .654 .716 84 .387 -11.1 -1.1 .557 .173 .072 3.7
6 Yrs 3925 2780 421 4.1 104 .315 .272 .265 .336 .332 .346 .420 .682 .752 84 .440 -80.4 -7.9 .625 .201 .074 36.2
162 Game Avg. 704 499 76 4.1 104 .315 .272 .265 .336 .332 .346 .420 .682 .752 84 .440 -80.4 -7.9 .625 .201 .074 6

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2010 21 TEX AL ALDS TBR W 5 24 24 2 8 1 0 0 1 3 1 0 2 .333 .333 .375 .708 9 2 0 0 0 0
2010 21 TEX AL ALCS NYY W 6 30 27 4 9 2 0 0 2 4 0 2 3 .333 .379 .407 .787 11 0 0 1 0 0
2010 21 TEX AL WS SFG L 5 21 17 2 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 3 .176 .286 .176 .462 3 1 0 0 1 0
2011 22 TEX AL ALDS TBR W 4 18 14 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 .143 .333 .143 .476 2 0 1 0 0 0
2011 22 TEX AL ALCS DET W 6 29 25 4 6 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 2 .240 .321 .240 .561 6 1 0 1 0 0
2011 22 TEX AL WS STL L 7 32 29 5 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 .276 .300 .310 .610 9 1 0 2 0 0
2012 23 TEX AL ALWC BAL L 1 4 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 2 1 0 0 0 0
3 Yrs (7 Series) 34 158 140 18 38 4 0 0 5 9 3 12 20 .271 .331 .300 .631 42 6 1 4 1 0
1 ALWC 1 4 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 2 1 0 0 0 0
2 ALDS 9 42 38 3 10 1 0 0 1 3 2 3 5 .263 .333 .289 .623 11 2 1 0 0 0
2 ALCS 12 59 52 8 15 2 0 0 3 5 1 5 5 .288 .351 .327 .678 17 1 0 2 0 0
2 WS 12 53 46 7 11 1 0 0 1 1 0 4 10 .239 .294 .261 .555 12 2 0 2 1 0

All-Star Batting

Year Tm Lg Age GS PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2010 TEX AL 21 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 TEX AL 23 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Yrs (2 GP) 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2009 20 TEX AL 541 1.1% 14.2% 7.4% 5.7% 24% 1.93 6.2 80.0 12.0 1.27 1.74 74% 21% 3.7% 7%
2010 21 TEX AL 674 0.0% 14.2% 9.5% 2.7% 12% 1.50 6.1 16.8 1.57 2.13 73% 16% 0.0% 8%
2011 22 TEX AL 665 0.8% 11.1% 8.4% 5.3% 21% 1.32 7.9 117.4 9.8 1.32 2.06 77% 20% 2.5% 7%
2012 23 TEX AL 711 0.4% 13.5% 8.0% 6.1% 24% 1.68 6.6 209.7 10.1 1.36 1.89 75% 19% 1.5% 7%
2013 24 TEX AL 698 0.6% 13.9% 7.5% 3.6% 15% 1.87 6.4 155.0 9.3 1.33 1.75 75% 23% 2.1% 12%
2014 25 TEX AL 636 0.3% 14.0% 7.1% 5.7% 24% 1.98 6.4 286.0 15.9 1.36 1.81 77% 25% 1.1% 10%
6 Yrs 3925 0.5% 13.5% 8.0% 4.8% 20% 1.68 6.6 173.8 11.6 1.37 1.89 75% 21% 1.8% 9%
MLB Averages 2.5% 19.2% 8.2% 7.5% 33% 2.34 4.7 35.4 8.3 0.82 1.09 68% 20% 7.5% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2009 20 TEX AL -14.1 -1.3 589 -0.7 7.5 -8.2 .85 -0.2 -0.7 -4.4 -0.4 0.90 -8.0 3.02 0
2010 21 TEX AL -23.6 -2.3 741 -0.9 11.5 -12.4 1.06 -1.3 0.4 -7.3 -0.7 0.96 -15.2 3.05 3
2011 22 TEX AL -9.3 -0.9 736 0.1 10.9 -10.8 .92 0.2 -0.1 1.4 0.1 0.96 2.8 2.98 6
2012 23 TEX AL -5.9 -0.6 761 1.1 11.6 -10.5 .89 0.4 0.9 5.8 0.6 0.92 3.4 1.06 2
2013 24 TEX AL -15.7 -1.6 767 0.7 13.2 -12.4 1.05 -0.3 1.0 3.0 0.3 0.98 -2.8 2.24 1
2014 25 TEX AL -11.1 -1.1 688 -1.8 9.1 -10.9 .97 -1.3 -0.6 -12.4 -1.3 0.95 -13.3 2.14 1
6 Yrs -79.7 -7.9 4282 -1.6 63.7 -65.3 .96 -2.5 0.9 -13.9 -1.4 0.95 -33.0 2.58 13

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2009 20 TEX AL 5 0 39% 188 33 6 85% 22 5 11 1 0 0 1 0 10 4 2 2 2 15 45% 24 17 7 11 6 5 18 6 12
2010 21 TEX AL 9 0 39% 258 32 15 68% 27 13 5 2 0 0 6 5 2 0 1 1 0 30 54% 44 24 20 13 6 7 26 8 18
2011 22 TEX AL 12 0 41% 253 37 12 76% 29 10 6 2 2 0 5 3 7 1 0 2 4 31 63% 44 19 24 9 1 8 25 6 17
2012 23 TEX AL 10 0 34% 266 21 10 68% 18 9 3 1 0 0 7 2 8 3 3 0 2 24 66% 32 12 20 9 1 7 20 7 13
2013 24 TEX AL 10 0 40% 270 42 8 84% 32 6 9 2 1 0 3 1 9 3 1 3 2 34 56% 49 26 20 4 2 2 20 1 19
2014 25 TEX AL 8 1 34% 229 26 13 67% 21 10 5 2 0 1 5 2 9 3 2 1 3 17 71% 26 10 16 11 2 8 19 3 16
6 Yrs 54 1 38% 1464 191 64 75% 149 53 39 10 3 1 27 13 45 14 9 9 13 151 59% 219 108 107 57 18 37 128 31 95

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2009 20 TEX AL 541 28% 128 22 6 0 0 0 0 3.02 6 0 8 5 1 3 3 0 15 12 80% 76 4 5% 53 21 40% 286 34 12% 27 13 48% 24 15 63% 0
2010 21 TEX AL 674 26% 156 40 12 3 1 0 0 3.05 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 26 17 65% 95 6 6% 43 23 53% 337 38 11% 25 10 40% 25 21 84% 0
2011 22 TEX AL 665 24% 164 28 6 6 2 0 2 2.98 5 0 17 3 2 2 3 0 25 16 64% 121 17 14% 83 41 49% 395 62 16% 41 22 54% 38 26 68% 0
2012 23 TEX AL 711 27% 180 40 7 2 0 0 0 1.06 3 0 16 3 0 1 2 0 21 17 81% 115 15 13% 77 39 51% 369 61 17% 34 19 56% 43 29 67% 0
2013 24 TEX AL 698 29% 168 22 5 1 1 0 0 2.24 4 0 22 1 3 0 4 0 23 16 70% 129 19 15% 72 29 40% 428 65 15% 46 24 52% 27 19 70% 0
2014 25 TEX AL 636 27% 151 25 3 1 0 0 0 2.14 2 0 11 2 0 1 1 0 12 9 75% 120 20 17% 72 32 44% 341 38 11% 18 13 72% 26 18 69% 0
6 Yrs 3925 27% 947 177 39 13 4 0 2 2.58 20 0 85 14 6 7 13 0 122 87 71% 656 81 12% 400 185 46% 2156 298 14% 191 101 53% 183 128 70% 0
MLB Averages 55% 68% 11% 32% 14% 51% 55%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2009 20 TEX AL 542 2050 3.78 1253 61.1% 33.6% 9.3% 23.8% 33.4% 66.4% 0.0% 40.6% 86.1% 24.9% 4.4% 24 0 11.3% 61 19 10.3% 56 20 31 46 40.3% -1 0 0
2010 21 TEX AL 677 2713 4.01 1671 61.6% 40.2% 7.8% 21.5% 30.5% 59.8% 0.0% 36.8% 86.9% 17.3% 5.0% 34 0 15.4% 104 21 13.1% 89 15 32 64 33.3% -3 0 0
2011 22 TEX AL 668 2489 3.73 1544 62.0% 33.6% 8.3% 23.8% 34.3% 66.4% 0.0% 41.2% 87.5% 24.4% 4.3% 29 0 13.2% 88 26 9.7% 65 28 18 55 24.3% -3 0 0
2012 23 TEX AL 714 2778 3.89 1727 62.2% 37.4% 8.2% 22.4% 32.0% 62.6% 0.0% 38.9% 86.9% 17.5% 4.2% 30 0 15.5% 111 32 8.0% 57 23 31 65 32.3% -3 0 0
2013 24 TEX AL 702 2780 3.96 1709 61.6% 34.8% 9.7% 23.6% 31.9% 65.2% 0.4% 40.1% 85.1% 20.7% 4.7% 33 1 16.1% 113 31 10.5% 74 39 24 73 24.7% -4 0 0
2014 25 TEX AL 644 2538 3.94 1543 60.8% 38.2% 9.1% 20.5% 32.3% 61.8% 0.0% 37.6% 85.3% 18.5% 3.9% 25 0 13.8% 89 29 12.4% 80 39 24 65 27.0% -8 0 0
6 Yrs 3947 15348 3.89 9447 61.6% 36.4% 8.7% 22.5% 32.3% 63.6% 0.1% 39.1% 86.3% 20.4% 4.4% 175 1 14.3% 566 158 10.7% 421 164 160 368 30.2% -22 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.6% 27.8% 15.5% 27.0% 29.7% 72.2% 1.5% 45.9% 78.6% 26.6% 4.8% 14.1% 8.6% 24.4%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2009 20 145 541 480 72 128 17 8 6 40 33 6 40 77 .267 .329 .373 .702 82 179 4 6 12 3 0
2010 21 293 1215 1068 160 284 32 11 6 75 65 21 104 173 .266 .336 .333 .670 76 356 10 11 29 3 0
2011 22 443 1880 1655 256 448 59 14 11 135 102 33 160 247 .271 .340 .343 .683 81 568 27 16 45 4 0
2012 23 601 2591 2284 341 628 90 23 14 197 123 43 217 343 .275 .342 .353 .695 84 806 42 21 62 7 0
2013 24 757 3289 2904 432 796 107 27 18 264 165 51 269 440 .274 .339 .348 .688 84 1011 61 25 78 13 1
2014 25 903 3925 3476 501 947 140 28 20 300 191 64 314 529 .272 .336 .346 .682 84 1203 81 28 87 19 1

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2009 20 145 534 475 67 123 16 8 6 37 32 38 77 .259 .320 .364 .684 54 145
2010 21 148 670 585 85 153 15 3 0 34 31 63 96 .262 .338 .297 .636 58 148
2011 22 150 661 584 93 161 27 3 5 58 36 55 74 .276 .343 .358 .701 70 150
2012 23 158 707 626 83 177 30 9 3 60 21 56 96 .283 .345 .374 .719 80 158
2013 24 156 703 624 95 172 17 4 4 70 43 53 97 .276 .333 .335 .668 70 156
2014 25 146 640 576 72 155 34 1 2 38 27 46 89 .269 .323 .342 .665 64 146
6 Yrs 903 3915 3470 495 941 139 28 20 297 190 311 529 .271 .334 .345 .679 396 903
162 Game Avg. 162 702 623 89 169 25 5 4 53 34 56 95 .271 .334 .345 .679 71 903



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Defensive WARs c a p y
2009 AL  2.3 (5th)
2013 AL  2.1 (7th)
Active  6.9 (41st)

At Bats s c a p y
2012 AL  629 (6th)
2014 AL  572 (9th)

Plate Appearances s c a p y
2012 AL  711 (5th)
2013 AL  698 (7th)

Runs Scored s c a p y
2013 AL  91 (8th)

Triples s c a p y
2009 AL  8 (5th)
2012 AL  9 (2nd)

Stolen Bases s c a p y
2009 AL  33 (6th)
2010 AL  32 (9th)
2011 AL  37 (5th)
2013 AL  42 (3rd)
2014 AL  26 (8th)
Active  191 (24th)

Singles s c a p y
2010 AL  138 (3rd)
2011 AL  129 (8th)
2012 AL  137 (2nd)
2013 AL  143 (1st)

Sacrifice Hits s c a p y
2009 AL  12 (4th)
2010 AL  17 (1st)
2011 AL  16 (3rd)
2012 AL  17 (1st)
2013 AL  16 (1st)
2014 AL  9 (4th)
Active  87 (2nd)

Double Plays Grounded Into s c a p y
2013 AL  19 (10th)
2014 AL  20 (5th)

Caught Stealing s c a p y
2010 AL  15 (2nd)
2011 AL  12 (4th)
2012 AL  10 (3rd)
2013 AL  8 (7th)
2014 AL  13 (1st)
Active  64 (20th)

SB % s c a p y
2009 AL  84.62 (7th)
2013 AL  84.00 (10th)
Career  74.90 (177th)

AB per SO s c a p y
Active  6.6 (38th)

Outs Made s c a p y
2011 AL  469 (9th)
2012 AL  494 (4th)
2013 AL  501 (2nd)
2014 AL  469 (2nd)

Youngest s c a p y
2009 AL  born 1988-08-26 (2nd)
2010 AL  born 1988-08-26 (4th)

             

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 17 (1128), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 16 (954), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 6 (2117), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Shortstop (128th), 17.3 career WAR/17.3 7yr-peak WAR/17.3 JAWS
Average HOF SS (out of 21) = 66.7 career WAR/42.8 7yr-peak WAR/54.7 JAWS

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Name and misspellings: Elvis Augusto (Torres) Elvis Andrus

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