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Mike Baxter

Michael Joseph Baxter

Positions: Outfielder and Pinch Hitter
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 205 lb.

Born: December 7, 1984 in Queens, NY
High School: Archbishop Molloy HS (Queens, NY)
Schools: Columbia University (New York, NY), Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
Drafted
by the San Diego Padres in the 4th round of the 2005 amateur draft.
Signed July 17, 2005. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 6, 2010 (Age 25.273, 17,447th in MLB history)   vs. LAD 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2011 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Mets/Cubs/Padres/Dodgers 2010-2015
2016 Contract Status: 1st-Year Arb Eligible (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 3.045, Arb Eligible: 2016, Free Agent: 2019 [*], Agents: Beverly Hills Sports Council [*]
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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
2010 25 SDP NL 9 9 8 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .125 .111 .125 .236 -34 1 1 0 0 1 0 /3
2011 26 NYM NL 22 40 34 6 8 2 1 1 4 0 0 5 9 .235 .350 .441 .791 120 15 1 1 0 0 0 9/7
2012 27 NYM NL 89 211 179 26 47 14 2 3 17 5 3 25 45 .263 .365 .413 .778 116 74 0 5 0 2 4 97/8D
2013 28 NYM NL 74 155 132 14 25 6 1 0 4 5 2 17 28 .189 .303 .250 .553 60 33 1 5 0 1 0 97
2014 29 LAD NL 4 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .125 .000 .125 -60 0 1 0 0 0 0 /7
2015 30 CHC NL 34 66 57 6 14 1 0 0 2 0 0 7 14 .246 .348 .263 .612 72 15 3 2 0 0 1 9/3D7
6 Yrs 232 489 417 52 95 23 4 4 28 10 5 55 100 .228 .333 .331 .664 87 138 7 13 0 4 5
162 Game Avg. 162 341 291 36 66 16 3 3 20 7 3 38 70 .228 .333 .331 .664 87 96 5 9 0 3 3
NYM (3 yrs) 185 406 345 46 80 22 4 4 25 10 5 47 82 .232 .340 .354 .694 96 122 2 11 0 3 4
LAD (1 yr) 4 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .125 .000 .125 -60 0 1 0 0 0 0
SDP (1 yr) 9 9 8 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .125 .111 .125 .236 -34 1 1 0 0 1 0
CHC (1 yr) 34 66 57 6 14 1 0 0 2 0 0 7 14 .246 .348 .263 .612 72 15 3 2 0 0 1

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
2010 25 SDP NL 9 9 -2 0 -0 0 0 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .479 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 /3
2011 26 NYM NL 22 40 1 -0 -0 3 -0 3 0.3 1 4 0.5 .516 .502 0.1 0.3 1 9/7
2012 27 NYM NL 89 211 3 1 1 -4 -3 -2 -0.2 7 5 0.4 .498 .499 0.8 -0.7 9 $480,000 97/8D
2013 28 NYM NL 74 155 -6 -1 -0 4 -2 -4 -0.6 5 1 -0.1 .493 .497 -0.5 0.2 -3 $500,318 97
2014 29 LAD NL 4 8 -1 0 -0 0 -0 -2 -0.2 0 -1 -0.1 .456 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 $700,000 /7
2015 30 CHC NL 34 66 -2 0 -0 1 -1 -2 -0.2 2 0 -0.0 .493 .499 -0.2 0.0 -1 9/3D7
6 Seasons 232 489 -8 0 0 4 -5 -9 -1.0 16 7 0.5 .496 .498 0.0 -0.2 3 $1,680,318
NYM (3 yrs) 185 406 -2 0 1 3 -5 -3 -0.4 13 10 0.9 .498 .498 0.5 -0.2 7 $980,318
LAD (1 yr) 4 8 -1 0 -0 0 -0 -2 -0.2 0 -1 -0.1 .456 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 $700,000
SDP (1 yr) 9 9 -2 0 -0 0 0 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .479 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2
CHC (1 yr) 34 66 -2 0 -0 1 -1 -2 -0.2 2 0 -0.0 .493 .499 -0.2 0.0 -1

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
2010 25 SDP NL 9 9 0 0.0 94 .143 .125 .251 .111 .320 .125 .396 .236 .715 -34 .000 -1.4 -0.1 .125 .000 .000
2011 26 NYM NL 40 27 5 5.0 95 .292 .235 .254 .350 .321 .441 .396 .791 .717 120 .553 1.0 0.1 .778 .353 .206 .0
2012 27 NYM NL 211 137 30 5.8 97 .331 .263 .255 .365 .320 .413 .405 .778 .724 116 .618 5.6 0.6 .785 .302 .151 3.8
2013 28 NYM NL 155 111 12 2.9 91 .238 .189 .251 .303 .315 .250 .390 .553 .705 60 .328 -6.0 -0.6 .527 .212 .061 .0
2014 29 LAD NL 8 8 0 0.0 91 .000 .000 .252 .125 .315 .000 .389 .125 .703 -60 .000 -1.5 -0.2 .125 .143 .000
2015 30 CHC NL 66 46 5 2.9 98 .326 .246 .259 .348 .323 .263 .408 .612 .731 72 .318 -1.9 -0.2 .522 .140 .018
6 Yrs 489 338 52 4.1 95 .287 .228 .254 .333 .319 .331 .399 .664 .718 87 .469 -4.1 -0.4 .632 .247 .103 5.7
162 Game Avg. 341 236 36 4.1 95 .287 .228 .254 .333 .319 .331 .399 .664 .718 87 .469 -4.1 -0.4 .632 .247 .103 4
NYM (3 yrs) 406 275 47 4.6 94 .290 .232 .253 .340 .318 .354 .398 .694 .716 96 .516 0.6 0.0 .680 .272 .122 5.7
LAD (1 yr) 8 8 0 0.0 91 .000 .000 .252 .125 .315 .000 .389 .125 .703 -60 -1.5 -0.2 .125 .143 .000
SDP (1 yr) 9 9 0 0.0 94 .143 .125 .251 .111 .320 .125 .396 .236 .715 -34 -1.4 -0.1 .125 .000 .000
CHC (1 yr) 66 46 5 2.9 98 .326 .246 .259 .348 .323 .263 .408 .612 .731 72 .319 -1.9 -0.2 .522 .140 .018

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
2010 25 SDP NL 9 0.0% 22.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0% 4.0 8.0 0.75 1.33 78% 14% 0.0% 50%
2011 26 NYM NL 40 2.5% 22.5% 12.5% 10.0% 50% 1.80 3.8 34.0 8.5 0.47 0.50 60% 8% 7.1% 18%
2012 27 NYM NL 211 1.4% 21.3% 11.9% 9.0% 40% 1.80 4.0 59.7 10.5 0.67 0.96 63% 25% 4.1% 9%
2013 28 NYM NL 155 0.0% 18.1% 11.0% 4.5% 28% 1.65 4.7 33.0 0.46 0.52 68% 23% 0.0% 18%
2014 29 LAD NL 8 0.0% 25.0% 12.5% 0.0% 2.00 3.5 1.50 2.00 63% 0% 0.0% 0%
2015 30 CHC NL 66 0.0% 21.2% 10.6% 1.5% 7% 2.00 4.1 28.5 0.65 0.94 65% 26% 0.0% 19%
6 Yrs 489 0.8% 20.5% 11.3% 6.3% 33% 1.82 4.2 104.3 14.9 0.59 0.77 65% 22% 2.3% 15%
MLB Averages 2.5% 19.6% 8.0% 7.5% 33% 2.46 4.6 35.7 8.4 0.83 1.10 68% 22% 7.6% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2010 25 SDP NL -1.4 -0.1 9 -0.1 0.0 -0.2 1.00 -0.2 0.1 -2.7 -0.3 1.09 -2.1 1.12 7
2011 26 NYM NL 1.0 0.1 40 0.1 0.8 -0.6 .88 0.2 -0.0 1.1 0.1 0.91 1.7 1.30 8
2012 27 NYM NL 5.6 0.6 225 -0.3 3.2 -3.5 .98 0.3 -0.7 7.4 0.8 0.93 4.4 1.54 24
2013 28 NYM NL -6.0 -0.6 164 0.3 2.9 -2.6 1.08 -0.5 0.7 -3.8 -0.4 0.89 -4.9 1.32 28
2014 29 LAD NL -1.5 -0.2 9 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 .32 -0.1 -0.1 -2.0 -0.2 1.19 -1.4 0.31 3
2015 30 CHC NL -1.9 -0.2 66 -1.0 0.6 -1.6 1.17 -0.5 -0.4 -6.2 -0.6 1.03 -4.4 1.16 21
6 Yrs -4.2 -0.5 513 -1.1 7.4 -8.5 1.01 -0.8 -0.3 -6.0 -0.7 0.94 -6.7 1.29 91

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
2010 25 SDP NL 0 0 0% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 26 NYM NL 0 0 36% 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 25% 2 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 0
2012 27 NYM NL 0 0 31% 85 5 3 63% 5 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 7 65% 12 6 6 4 1 3 4 0 4
2013 28 NYM NL 1 0 30% 49 5 2 71% 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 2 3 29% 10 6 2 2 1 1 2 1 1
2014 29 LAD NL 0 0 0% 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 30 CHC NL 0 0 26% 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 43% 4 3 1 2 1 1 1 0 1
6 Yrs 1 0 30% 169 10 5 67% 9 3 1 2 0 0 1 1 5 0 2 1 2 12 47% 28 17 9 9 3 6 8 2 6

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
2010 25 SDP NL 9 100% 1 0 0 7 0 0 1 1.12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 50% 3 1 33% 9 1 11% 3 1 33% 0 0 0
2011 26 NYM NL 40 93% 8 0 0 8 2 0 1 1.30 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 7 1 14% 2 0 0% 25 3 12% 0 0 2 0 0% 0
2012 27 NYM NL 211 90% 47 3 0 24 11 0 6 1.54 3 0 5 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 37 0 0% 13 4 31% 110 14 13% 10 5 50% 7 3 43% 0
2013 28 NYM NL 155 92% 25 2 0 28 8 0 2 1.32 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0% 21 1 5% 9 1 11% 69 7 10% 4 1 25% 0 0 0
2014 29 LAD NL 8 88% 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0.31 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 33% 2 1 50% 7 1 14% 1 1 100% 1 1 100% 0
2015 30 CHC NL 66 92% 14 0 0 21 4 0 0 1.16 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 3 21% 5 1 20% 48 2 4% 3 1 33% 1 1 100% 0
6 Yrs 489 91% 95 5 0 91 25 0 10 1.29 4 0 13 4 0 2 2 0 1 0 0% 84 7 8% 34 8 24% 268 28 10% 21 9 43% 11 5 45% 0
MLB Averages 55% 67% 11% 31% 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
2010 25 SDP NL 9 31 3.44 20 64.5% 25.0% 15.0% 25.0% 35.0% 75.0% 0.0% 48.4% 80.0% 44.4% 11.1% 1 0 11.1% 1 0 11.1% 1 1 1 1 50.0% 0 0 0
2011 26 NYM NL 40 149 3.73 85 57.0% 21.2% 18.8% 30.6% 29.4% 78.8% 0.0% 45.0% 76.1% 40.0% 5.0% 2 0 10.0% 4 2 15.0% 6 4 0 9 0.0% 0 0 0
2012 27 NYM NL 211 802 3.80 502 63.9% 32.9% 13.7% 26.3% 27.1% 67.1% 5.3% 42.9% 79.5% 23.7% 7.1% 15 0 14.7% 31 7 8.1% 17 7 16 29 35.6% 0 0 0
2013 28 NYM NL 155 648 4.18 392 60.5% 29.3% 11.0% 32.9% 26.8% 70.7% 0.0% 42.7% 84.5% 23.9% 5.2% 8 0 12.3% 19 6 10.3% 16 6 10 17 35.7% 0 0 0
2014 29 LAD NL 8 33 4.13 20 60.6% 25.0% 10.0% 40.0% 25.0% 75.0% 0.0% 45.5% 86.7% 50.0% 0.0% 0 0 12.5% 1 0 25.0% 2 0 1 1 50.0% 0 0 0
2015 30 CHC NL 66 248 3.76 155 63.0% 23.2% 12.9% 36.1% 27.7% 76.8% 2.2% 48.4% 83.2% 34.8% 3.0% 2 0 9.1% 6 3 3.0% 2 2 7 7 50.0% 0 0 0
6 Yrs 489 1911 3.91 1174 62.0% 29.3% 13.0% 30.3% 27.3% 70.7% 2.4% 43.8% 81.6% 27.4% 5.7% 28 0 12.7% 62 18 9.0% 44 20 35 64 35.0% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.8% 27.6% 15.9% 27.1% 29.5% 72.4% 1.5% 46.2% 78.1% 27.1% 4.6% 13.9% 8.4% 24.1%

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
2010 25 9 9 8 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .125 .111 .125 .236 -34 1 1 0 0 1 0
2011 26 31 49 42 6 9 2 1 1 5 0 0 5 11 .214 .306 .381 .687 92 16 2 1 0 1 0
2012 27 120 260 221 32 56 16 3 4 22 5 3 30 56 .253 .354 .407 .761 112 90 2 6 0 3 4
2013 28 194 415 353 46 81 22 4 4 26 10 5 47 84 .229 .335 .348 .683 93 123 3 11 0 4 4
2014 29 198 423 360 46 81 22 4 4 26 10 5 48 86 .225 .331 .342 .673 90 123 4 11 0 4 4
2015 30 232 489 417 52 95 23 4 4 28 10 5 55 100 .228 .333 .331 .664 87 138 7 13 0 4 5

Neutralized Batting

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

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 688 total runs (4.25 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
2010 25 9 9 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 9
2011 26 22 40 34 6 8 2 1 1 4 0 5 9 .235 .350 .441 .791 5 22
2012 27 89 214 181 28 49 15 2 3 18 5 26 45 .271 .374 .425 .799 28 89
2013 28 74 161 135 17 28 7 1 0 5 6 19 28 .207 .329 .274 .603 11 74
2014 29 4 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .125 .000 .125 0 4
2015 30 34 66 57 6 14 1 0 0 2 0 7 14 .246 .348 .263 .612 5 34
6 Yrs 232 498 422 57 99 25 4 4 29 11 58 100 .235 .343 .341 .685 49 232
162 Game Avg. 162 348 295 40 69 17 3 3 20 8 41 70 .235 .343 .341 .685 34 232



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