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Kyle Blanks

Kyle Nathaniel Blanks

Positions: Leftfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 6", Weight: 265 lb.

Born: September 11, 1986 in Souderton, PA
High School: Moriarty HS (Moriarty, NM)
School: Yavapai College (Prescott, AZ)
Drafted
by the San Diego Padres in the 42nd round of the 2004 amateur draft.
Signed May 28, 2005. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 19, 2009 (Age 22.281, 17,190th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2009 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Padres/Athletics 2009-2014
2015 Contract Status: 3rd-Year Arb Eligible (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 5.005, Arb Eligible: 2013, Free Agent: 2016 [*], Agents: Sosnick/Cobbe [*]
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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 22 SDP NL 54 172 148 24 37 9 0 10 22 1 1 18 55 .250 .355 .514 .868 137 76 4 6 0 0 1 97/3D
2010 23 SDP NL 33 120 102 14 16 6 1 3 15 1 0 15 46 .157 .283 .324 .607 70 33 1 3 0 0 0 7/3
2011 24 SDP NL 55 190 170 21 39 7 1 7 26 2 0 16 51 .229 .300 .406 .706 99 69 3 2 0 2 0 73
2012 25 SDP NL 4 6 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .200 .333 .200 .533 56 1 0 0 0 0 0 /37
2013 26 SDP NL 88 308 280 31 68 14 0 8 35 1 1 21 85 .243 .305 .379 .684 97 106 2 5 0 2 1 973/D
2014 27 TOT MLB 26 66 55 10 17 1 0 2 7 0 0 8 16 .309 .409 .436 .845 143 24 3 2 0 1 0 3/D79
2014 27 SDP NL 5 10 10 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .200 .200 .200 .400 18 2 0 0 0 0 0 /37
2014 27 OAK AL 21 56 45 9 15 1 0 2 7 0 0 8 13 .333 .446 .489 .935 167 22 3 2 0 1 0 3/D9
6 Yrs 260 862 760 100 178 37 2 30 105 5 2 79 255 .234 .319 .407 .726 105 309 13 18 0 5 2
162 Game Avg. 162 537 474 62 111 23 1 19 65 3 1 49 159 .234 .319 .407 .726 105 193 8 11 0 3 1
SDP (6 yrs) 239 806 715 91 163 36 2 28 98 5 2 71 242 .228 .310 .401 .712 101 287 10 16 0 4 2
OAK (1 yr) 21 56 45 9 15 1 0 2 7 0 0 8 13 .333 .446 .489 .935 167 22 3 2 0 1 0
NL (6 yrs) 239 806 715 91 163 36 2 28 98 5 2 71 242 .228 .310 .401 .712 101 287 10 16 0 4 2
AL (1 yr) 21 56 45 9 15 1 0 2 7 0 0 8 13 .333 .446 .489 .935 167 22 3 2 0 1 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 22 SDP NL 54 172 7 -2 -0 1 -2 4 0.4 5 9 0.9 .508 .503 0.8 -0.2 8 97/3D
2010 23 SDP NL 33 120 -3 1 -0 2 -1 -2 -0.2 4 2 0.2 .495 .499 -0.1 0.1 0 $410,600 7/3
2011 24 SDP NL 55 190 1 1 -0 8 -2 8 0.9 6 14 1.5 .516 .506 0.6 0.6 6 $424,700 73
2012 25 SDP NL 4 6 -0 -0 0 0 -0 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.0 .488 .500 -0.0 -0.0 -0 $492,400 /37
2013 26 SDP NL 88 308 -0 -0 0 2 -5 -4 -0.6 10 6 0.4 .495 .497 0.3 -0.5 4 $605,000 973/D
2014 27 SDP NL 5 10 -1 0 0 0 -0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .474 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1 $988,000 /37
2014 27 OAK AL 21 56 5 -1 -1 0 -1 2 0.3 2 4 0.5 .513 .502 0.5 -0.1 5 3/D9
6 Seasons 260 862 8 0 -1 13 -13 8 0.7 28 35 3.4 .503 .501 1.9 -0.1 22 $2,920,700
SDP (6 yrs) 239 806 3 1 -0 13 -12 5 0.4 26 30 2.9 .502 .501 1.4 0.0 18 $2,920,700
OAK (1 yr) 21 56 5 -1 -1 0 -1 2 0.3 2 4 0.5 .513 .502 0.5 -0.1 5

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 22 SDP NL 172 116 27 6.2 98 .325 .250 .254 .355 .325 .514 .403 .868 .728 137 .617 8.0 0.8 .862 .385 .264 1.8
2010 23 SDP NL 120 87 11 3.4 94 .245 .157 .251 .283 .320 .324 .396 .607 .716 70 .364 -3.8 -0.4 .598 .324 .167 1.5
2011 24 SDP NL 190 136 22 4.4 92 .281 .229 .251 .300 .317 .406 .390 .706 .708 99 .492 -0.4 -0.0 .664 .282 .176 3.1
2012 25 SDP NL 6 4 0 0.0 93 .333 .200 .250 .333 .314 .200 .397 .533 .711 56 .000 -0.2 -0.0 .500 .200 .000
2013 26 SDP NL 308 217 34 4.2 89 .317 .243 .247 .305 .311 .379 .384 .684 .695 97 .490 -0.6 -0.1 .614 .211 .136 1.8
2014 27 TOT MLB 66 42 10 6.4 91 .395 .309 .251 .409 .314 .436 .388 .845 .702 143 .674 3.7 0.4 .829 .273 .127 .0
2014 27 SDP NL 10 8 0 0.0 87 .286 .200 .246 .200 .308 .200 .379 .400 .687 18 .000 -1.1 -0.1 .250 .000 .000
2014 27 OAK AL 56 34 10 7.9 91 .419 .333 .253 .446 .315 .489 .390 .935 .705 167 .752 4.8 0.5 .970 .333 .156 .0
6 Yrs 862 602 104 4.6 92 .308 .234 .250 .319 .316 .407 .391 .726 .708 105 .516 6.6 0.6 .685 .280 .172 8.6
162 Game Avg. 537 375 65 4.6 92 .308 .234 .250 .319 .316 .407 .391 .726 .708 105 .516 4 0 .685 .280 .172 5
SDP (6 yrs) 806 568 94 4.4 92 .301 .228 .250 .310 .317 .401 .391 .712 .708 101 .496 1.9 0.2 .668 .277 .173 8.5
OAK (1 yr) 56 34 10 7.9 91 .419 .333 .253 .446 .315 .489 .390 .935 .705 167 .752 4.8 0.5 .970 .333 .156 .0
NL (6 yrs) 806 568 94 4.4 92 .301 .228 .250 .310 .317 .401 .391 .712 .708 101 .496 1.9 0.2 .668 .277 .173 8.5
AL (1 yr) 56 34 10 7.9 91 .419 .333 .253 .446 .315 .489 .390 .935 .705 167 .752 4.8 0.5 .970 .333 .156 .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 22 SDP NL 172 5.8% 32.0% 10.5% 11.1% 51% 3.06 2.7 14.8 6.7 0.55 0.79 48% 16% 22.2% 25%
2010 23 SDP NL 120 2.5% 38.3% 12.5% 8.3% 63% 3.07 2.2 34.0 6.8 0.70 1.00 44% 14% 11.1% 18%
2011 24 SDP NL 190 3.7% 26.8% 8.4% 7.9% 39% 3.19 3.3 24.3 6.5 0.61 0.71 60% 15% 11.3% 17%
2012 25 SDP NL 6 0.0% 33.3% 16.7% 0.0% 0% 2.00 2.5 0.50 0.00 50% 0% 0.0% 0%
2013 26 SDP NL 308 2.6% 27.6% 6.8% 7.1% 32% 4.05 3.3 35.0 8.0 0.83 1.02 61% 25% 8.6% 13%
2014 27 TOT MLB 66 3.0% 24.2% 12.1% 4.6% 18% 2.00 3.4 27.5 7.9 1.11 1.27 58% 23% 11.1% 5%
2014 27 SDP NL 10 0.0% 30.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0% 3.3 0.75 0.25 70% 14% 0.0% 0%
2014 27 OAK AL 56 3.6% 23.2% 14.3% 5.4% 20% 1.63 3.5 22.5 6.4 1.20 1.86 55% 24% 14.3% 7%
6 Yrs 862 3.5% 29.6% 9.2% 8.0% 39% 3.23 3.0 25.3 7.2 0.72 0.89 56% 20% 12.1% 17%
MLB Averages 2.5% 19.2% 8.2% 7.5% 33% 2.35 4.7 35.5 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 22 SDP NL 8.0 0.8 178 0.7 3.6 -2.9 .93 0.4 0.4 2.8 0.3 0.99 4.6 0.88 7
2010 23 SDP NL -3.8 -0.4 122 -0.7 1.7 -2.4 1.11 -0.5 -0.2 -3.0 -0.3 1.01 -3.2 1.91 1
2011 24 SDP NL -0.4 -0.0 195 -0.7 3.2 -3.9 1.07 0.2 -0.9 0.3 0.0 1.03 2.3 1.05 7
2012 25 SDP NL -0.2 -0.0 6 -0.0 0.1 -0.1 1.31 -0.0 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0 0.93 -0.2 0.97 2
2013 26 SDP NL -0.6 -0.1 316 1.3 6.5 -5.2 1.08 0.0 1.2 11.2 1.2 0.96 2.7 1.65 8
2014 27 TOT MLB 3.7 0.4 67 -0.0 0.9 -0.9 .79 0.2 -0.3 3.9 0.4 0.95 3.8 0.04 5
2014 27 SDP NL -1.1 -0.1 10 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 .98 -0.2 -0.0 -0.8 -0.1 1.00 -1.1 0.00 2
2014 27 OAK AL 4.8 0.5 57 0.2 0.9 -0.7 .76 0.4 -0.2 4.6 0.5 0.95 5.0 0.07 3
6 Yrs 6.6 0.6 884 0.5 15.9 -15.4 1.03 0.3 0.2 15.0 1.6 0.99 10.1 1.03 30

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 22 SDP NL 0 0 27% 53 1 1 50% 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 4 26% 10 8 2 3 1 2 6 4 1
2010 23 SDP NL 1 0 36% 25 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 77% 7 3 4 0 0 0 6 0 6
2011 24 SDP NL 3 0 28% 79 2 0 100% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 57% 14 5 9 3 3 0 4 1 3
2012 25 SDP NL 0 0 0% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 26 SDP NL 3 0 26% 113 1 1 50% 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 6 40% 17 11 6 6 5 1 7 2 5
2014 27 TOT MLB 1 0 32% 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 46% 4 3 1 3 2 1 4 1 3
2014 27 SDP NL 0 0 50% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100% 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
2014 27 OAK AL 1 0 30% 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 40% 4 3 1 2 2 0 4 1 3
6 Yrs 8 0 28% 309 5 2 71% 5 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 7 1 1 0 5 17 47% 52 30 22 15 11 4 27 8 18

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 22 SDP NL 172 27% 37 2 0 7 1 0 0 0.88 10 0 3 9 1 6 4 1 0 0 32 4 13% 19 1 5% 115 12 10% 8 0 0% 9 2 22% 0
2010 23 SDP NL 120 26% 16 2 0 1 0 0 0 1.91 3 0 3 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 23 1 4% 12 2 17% 89 12 13% 4 4 100% 8 2 25% 0
2011 24 SDP NL 190 32% 39 4 0 7 0 0 0 1.05 7 1 5 6 1 2 5 0 0 0 32 3 9% 25 3 12% 136 19 14% 17 5 29% 7 0 0% 0
2012 25 SDP NL 6 67% 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0.97 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0% 0 0 4 0 0% 0 0 0 0 0
2013 26 SDP NL 308 38% 68 9 0 8 2 0 1 1.65 8 0 9 3 5 3 5 0 0 0 51 2 4% 17 8 47% 187 28 15% 11 10 91% 16 11 69% 0
2014 27 TOT MLB 66 55% 17 5 0 5 3 0 1 0.04 2 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 14 3 21% 4 2 50% 43 5 12% 2 2 100% 4 3 75% 0
2014 27 SDP NL 10 0% 2 1 0 2 1 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0% 1 0 0% 7 0 0% 0 0 0 0 0
2014 27 OAK AL 56 64% 15 4 0 3 2 0 1 0.07 2 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 10 3 30% 3 2 67% 36 5 14% 2 2 100% 4 3 75% 0
6 Yrs 862 34% 178 23 0 30 6 0 2 1.03 30 1 21 19 11 15 15 1 0 0 154 13 8% 77 16 21% 574 76 13% 42 21 50% 44 18 41% 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 22 SDP NL 172 699 4.06 429 61.7% 27.3% 23.8% 27.3% 21.7% 72.7% 1.5% 44.9% 67.3% 26.7% 5.2% 9 0 16.9% 29 11 9.9% 17 9 14 41 25.5% 0 0 0
2010 23 SDP NL 120 520 4.33 314 60.4% 29.0% 25.5% 27.7% 17.8% 71.0% 0.0% 42.9% 64.1% 25.0% 2.5% 3 0 11.7% 14 9 7.5% 9 4 15 31 32.6% 0 0 0
2011 24 SDP NL 190 755 3.97 484 64.1% 21.3% 25.6% 28.1% 25.0% 78.7% 0.0% 50.5% 67.5% 31.1% 3.2% 6 0 15.3% 29 15 10.0% 19 10 5 46 9.8% 0 0 0
2012 25 SDP NL 6 22 3.67 13 59.1% 15.4% 30.8% 30.8% 23.1% 84.6% 0.0% 50.0% 63.6% 33.3% 16.7% 1 0 33.3% 2 1 16.7% 1 0 0 2 0.0% 0 0 0
2013 26 SDP NL 308 1220 3.96 778 64.0% 19.4% 25.2% 30.1% 25.3% 80.6% 0.9% 51.6% 68.7% 39.0% 3.6% 11 0 14.3% 44 22 7.8% 24 16 18 67 21.2% 0 0 0
2014 27 TOT MLB 66 241 3.65 147 61.0% 17.0% 25.9% 29.9% 27.2% 83.0% 0.0% 50.6% 68.9% 39.4% 1.5% 1 0 4.5% 3 2 3.0% 2 2 3 13 18.8% 0 0 0
2014 27 SDP NL 10 39 3.90 27 69.2% 14.8% 29.6% 29.6% 25.9% 85.2% 0.0% 59.0% 65.2% 40.0% 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0 3 0.0% 0 0 0
2014 27 OAK AL 56 202 3.61 120 59.4% 17.5% 25.0% 30.0% 27.5% 82.5% 0.0% 49.0% 69.7% 39.3% 1.8% 1 0 5.4% 3 2 3.6% 2 2 3 10 23.1% 0 0 0
6 Yrs 862 3457 4.01 2165 62.8% 22.6% 25.1% 28.7% 23.6% 77.4% 0.6% 48.6% 67.5% 32.8% 3.6% 31 0 14.0% 121 60 8.4% 72 41 55 200 21.6% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.6% 27.8% 15.5% 27.0% 29.6% 72.2% 1.5% 45.9% 78.5% 26.7% 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 22 54 172 148 24 37 9 0 10 22 1 1 18 55 .250 .355 .514 .868 137 76 4 6 0 0 1
2010 23 87 292 250 38 53 15 1 13 37 2 1 33 101 .212 .325 .436 .761 110 109 5 9 0 0 1
2011 24 142 482 420 59 92 22 2 20 63 4 1 49 152 .219 .315 .424 .739 105 178 8 11 0 2 1
2012 25 146 488 425 59 93 22 2 20 63 4 1 50 154 .219 .316 .421 .737 105 179 8 11 0 2 1
2013 26 234 796 705 90 161 36 2 28 98 5 2 71 239 .228 .312 .404 .716 102 285 10 16 0 4 2
2014 27 260 862 760 100 178 37 2 30 105 5 2 79 255 .234 .319 .407 .726 105 309 13 18 0 5 2

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 22 54 175 150 27 39 9 0 11 24 1 19 55 .260 .366 .540 .906 28 54
2010 23 33 122 103 16 17 6 1 3 17 1 16 46 .165 .295 .330 .625 10 33
2011 24 55 194 173 24 42 8 1 8 29 2 17 51 .243 .314 .439 .754 23 55
2012 25 4 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .167 .000 .167 0 4
2013 26 88 319 288 38 76 16 0 9 42 1 23 85 .264 .329 .413 .742 38 88
2014 27 26 69 57 11 19 1 0 2 8 0 9 16 .333 .435 .456 .891 11 26
6 Yrs 260 885 776 116 193 40 2 33 120 5 85 255 .249 .336 .433 .769 110 260
162 Game Avg. 162 551 484 72 120 25 1 21 75 3 53 159 .249 .336 .433 .769 69 260



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