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Brian Dozier    \DOE-zhur\

James Brian Dozier (twitter: @BrianDozier)

Positions: Second Baseman and Shortstop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: May 15, 1987 in Fulton, MS
High School: Itawamba Agricultural HS (Fulton, MS)
School: University of Southern Mississippi (Hattiesburg, MS)
Drafted
by the Minnesota Twins in the 8th round of the 2009 amateur draft.
Signed June 23, 2009. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 7, 2012 (Age 24.358, 17,777th in MLB history)   vs. LAA 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2012 season [*]
Team: Twins 2012-2016
2016 Contract Status: Signed thru 2018, 4 yrs/$20M (15-18) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 3.100, Free Agent: 2019 [*], Agents: ABC Mgmt Leventhal & Lapa [*]
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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
2012 25 MIN AL 84 340 316 33 74 11 1 6 33 9 2 16 58 .234 .271 .332 .603 67 105 10 1 4 3 0 6
2013 26 MIN AL 147 623 558 72 136 33 4 18 66 14 7 51 120 .244 .312 .414 .726 98 231 14 6 3 4 0 *4
2014 27 MIN AL 156 707 598 112 145 33 1 23 71 21 7 89 129 .242 .345 .416 .762 114 249 8 9 3 8 1 *4
2015 ★ 28 MIN AL 157 704 628 101 148 39 4 28 77 12 4 61 148 .236 .307 .444 .751 101 279 10 7 0 8 2 *4 AS,MVP-28
2016 29 MIN AL 26 120 106 14 23 6 0 3 11 2 0 12 20 .217 .303 .358 .661 85 38 1 1 1 0 0 *4
5 Yrs 570 2494 2206 332 526 122 10 78 258 58 20 229 475 .238 .314 .409 .723 98 902 43 24 11 23 3
162 Game Avg. 162 709 627 94 149 35 3 22 73 16 6 65 135 .238 .314 .409 .723 98 256 12 7 3 7 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
2012 25 MIN AL 84 340 -11 -0 0 1 4 -6 -0.6 13 7 0.7 .493 .496 0.6 0.5 6 6
2013 26 MIN AL 147 623 -1 1 -1 9 4 12 1.5 22 34 3.7 .509 .508 2.5 1.5 25 $497,500 *4
2014 27 MIN AL 156 707 13 5 1 0 4 23 2.9 24 47 5.2 .516 .516 5.0 0.7 47 $540,000 *4
2015 ★ 28 MIN AL 157 704 -2 2 -0 -5 4 -1 0.1 24 23 2.4 .499 .499 2.9 -0.0 28 $2,000,000 *4 AS,MVP-28
2016 29 MIN AL 26 120 -1 1 -0 0 1 0 0.0 4 4 0.4 .500 .500 0.4 0.1 4 *4
5 Seasons 570 2494 -1 8 0 5 16 29 3.9 87 115 12.3 .505 .506 11.6 2.8 110 $3,037,500

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
2012 25 MIN AL 340 261 27 2.8 97 .267 .234 .254 .271 .318 .332 .408 .603 .726 67 .285 -14.9 -1.5 .508 .171 .098 7.2
2013 26 MIN AL 623 450 71 4.2 98 .278 .244 .258 .312 .322 .414 .407 .726 .730 98 .468 -1.5 -0.2 .666 .274 .170 15.8
2014 27 MIN AL 707 479 94 5.3 94 .269 .242 .256 .345 .319 .416 .395 .762 .714 114 .591 14.0 1.4 .771 .346 .174 22.0
2015 28 MIN AL 704 502 88 4.7 101 .261 .236 .259 .307 .322 .444 .419 .751 .741 101 .516 1.2 0.1 .719 .318 .209 16.8
2016 29 MIN AL 120 85 13 4.1 95 .241 .217 .249 .303 .316 .358 .403 .661 .720 85 .470 -2.2 -0.2 .631 .274 .142 2.4
5 Yrs 2494 1777 293 4.4 97 .267 .238 .257 .314 .320 .409 .407 .723 .728 98 .495 -3.3 -0.3 .684 .291 .170 66.5
162 Game Avg. 709 505 83 4.4 97 .267 .238 .257 .314 .320 .409 .407 .723 .728 98 .495 -3.3 -0.3 .684 .291 .170 19

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
2015 MIN AL 28 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 4.000 5.000 4 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
2012 25 MIN AL 340 1.8% 17.1% 4.7% 5.3% 24% 3.63 5.4 52.7 9.6 0.71 0.90 75% 14% 5.0% 20%
2013 26 MIN AL 623 2.9% 19.3% 8.2% 8.8% 40% 2.35 4.7 31.0 8.5 0.63 0.72 68% 20% 8.1% 17%
2014 27 MIN AL 707 3.3% 18.3% 12.6% 8.1% 39% 1.45 4.6 26.0 8.4 0.60 0.69 64% 23% 9.5% 18%
2015 28 MIN AL 704 4.0% 21.0% 8.7% 10.1% 48% 2.43 4.2 22.4 8.2 0.54 0.67 65% 26% 11.0% 19%
2016 29 MIN AL 120 2.5% 16.7% 10.0% 7.5% 39% 1.67 5.3 35.3 9.6 0.47 0.42 69% 21% 6.8% 23%
5 Yrs 2494 3.1% 19.1% 9.2% 8.4% 40% 2.07 4.6 28.3 8.6 0.60 0.70 67% 22% 8.8% 19%
MLB Averages 2.6% 20.1% 7.8% 7.5% 33% 2.57 4.5 35.3 8.5 0.84 1.12 68% 23% 7.7% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2012 25 MIN AL -14.9 -1.5 354 -2.1 4.5 -6.7 .98 -1.0 -1.2 -12.8 -1.3 0.99 -8.8 1.81 1
2013 26 MIN AL -1.5 -0.2 656 1.3 12.4 -11.1 1.04 -0.3 1.6 2.7 0.3 0.94 -3.3 0
2014 27 MIN AL 14.0 1.4 745 0.2 12.8 -12.6 1.08 0.9 -0.7 11.0 1.1 0.99 9.0 0
2015 28 MIN AL 1.2 0.1 727 0.3 12.4 -12.2 .96 -0.4 0.7 -0.5 -0.0 0.93 1.3 0
2016 29 MIN AL -2.2 -0.2 123 -0.2 2.4 -2.6 1.25 -0.0 -0.1 -0.9 -0.1 0.93 0.2 0
5 Yrs -3.3 -0.3 2605 -0.5 44.6 -45.0 1.03 -0.8 0.4 -0.5 -0.1 0.96 -1.6 1.81 1

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
2012 25 MIN AL 8 0 31% 98 9 2 82% 7 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 5 1 0 1 3 9 38% 13 6 7 4 2 1 7 5 1
2013 26 MIN AL 6 1 31% 217 14 7 67% 13 7 1 0 0 0 4 3 5 3 1 1 0 16 62% 23 11 12 7 2 5 17 5 12
2014 27 MIN AL 7 0 41% 252 21 7 75% 16 6 5 1 0 0 3 1 10 1 3 3 3 22 63% 44 19 24 16 7 9 27 5 22
2015 28 MIN AL 4 0 39% 255 12 4 75% 10 3 2 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 2 1 0 16 36% 33 25 7 6 0 6 22 12 9
2016 29 MIN AL 2 0 33% 52 2 0 100% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 82% 5 2 3 2 0 2 4 0 4
5 Yrs 27 1 36% 874 58 20 74% 48 18 10 2 0 0 9 6 24 5 6 7 6 64 54% 118 63 53 35 11 23 77 27 48

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
2012 25 MIN AL 340 24% 74 12 3 1 0 0 0 1.81 6 0 11 2 4 4 2 0 7 4 57% 66 10 15% 40 13 33% 237 30 13% 19 9 47% 11 3 27% 0
2013 26 MIN AL 623 24% 136 22 2 0 0 0 0 18 0 10 13 5 8 10 0 3 3 100% 103 14 14% 51 20 39% 313 49 16% 23 15 65% 21 8 38% 0
2014 27 MIN AL 707 29% 145 16 1 0 0 0 0 23 0 11 15 8 11 12 0 3 3 100% 127 8 6% 71 23 32% 403 52 13% 43 21 49% 28 13 46% 0
2015 28 MIN AL 704 29% 148 25 3 0 0 0 0 28 0 11 21 7 13 15 0 2 0 0% 102 10 10% 60 14 23% 350 50 14% 41 20 49% 28 7 25% 0
2016 29 MIN AL 120 13% 23 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 1 1 100% 16 1 6% 8 2 25% 59 9 15% 1 1 100% 6 3 50% 0
5 Yrs 2494 26% 526 79 10 1 0 0 0 1.81 78 0 43 53 25 36 42 0 16 11 69% 414 43 10% 230 72 31% 1362 190 14% 127 66 52% 94 34 36% 0
MLB Averages 55% 66% 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
2012 25 MIN AL 341 1256 3.68 852 67.8% 27.8% 12.9% 28.2% 31.1% 72.2% 0.0% 49.0% 82.1% 22.3% 3.5% 12 0 12.3% 42 16 5.9% 20 6 14 44 24.1% 0 0 0
2013 26 MIN AL 625 2594 4.15 1654 63.8% 36.7% 10.8% 25.6% 26.9% 63.3% 0.0% 40.4% 83.0% 10.4% 3.2% 20 0 13.4% 84 16 11.0% 69 17 31 89 25.8% 0 0 0
2014 27 MIN AL 708 2956 4.18 1826 61.8% 36.6% 11.2% 25.8% 26.3% 63.4% 0.1% 39.2% 82.3% 14.7% 5.9% 42 0 14.3% 101 20 11.6% 82 26 29 100 22.5% 0 0 0
2015 28 MIN AL 705 2833 4.02 1771 62.7% 27.7% 16.1% 28.6% 27.6% 72.3% 0.8% 45.3% 77.7% 27.4% 5.4% 38 0 15.3% 108 37 9.9% 70 35 34 114 23.0% 0 0 0
2016 29 MIN AL 120 512 4.27 309 60.4% 33.7% 13.3% 24.9% 28.2% 66.3% 0.0% 40.0% 80.0% 19.2% 10.0% 12 0 20.0% 24 2 19.2% 23 10 3 17 15.0% 0 0 0
5 Yrs 2499 10151 4.06 6412 63.2% 32.9% 12.8% 26.8% 27.5% 67.1% 0.2% 42.4% 81.0% 18.4% 5.0% 124 0 14.4% 359 91 10.6% 264 94 111 364 23.4% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.83 64.0% 27.4% 16.3% 27.2% 29.1% 72.6% 1.4% 46.5% 77.5% 27.5% 4.5% 13.6% 8.2% 24.0%

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
2012 25 84 340 316 33 74 11 1 6 33 9 2 16 58 .234 .271 .332 .603 67 105 10 1 4 3 0
2013 26 231 963 874 105 210 44 5 24 99 23 9 67 178 .240 .297 .384 .682 87 336 24 7 7 7 0
2014 27 387 1670 1472 217 355 77 6 47 170 44 16 156 307 .241 .318 .397 .715 98 585 32 16 10 15 1
2015 28 544 2374 2100 318 503 116 10 75 247 56 20 217 455 .240 .314 .411 .726 99 864 42 23 10 23 3
2016 29 570 2494 2206 332 526 122 10 78 258 58 20 229 475 .238 .314 .409 .723 98 902 43 24 11 23 3

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
2012 25 84 342 318 35 76 11 1 6 35 9 16 58 .239 .275 .336 .612 30 84
2013 26 147 626 561 75 139 34 4 18 69 14 52 120 .248 .316 .419 .735 74 147
2014 27 156 715 603 119 150 34 1 24 75 22 92 129 .249 .353 .428 .780 90 156
2015 28 157 704 628 101 148 39 4 28 77 12 61 148 .236 .307 .444 .751 85 157
2016 29 26 120 106 14 23 6 0 3 11 2 12 20 .217 .303 .358 .661 11 26
5 Yrs 570 2507 2216 344 536 124 10 79 267 59 233 475 .242 .318 .414 .732 290 570
162 Game Avg. 162 713 630 98 152 35 3 22 76 17 66 135 .242 .318 .414 .732 82 570



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* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1930 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
2015 AL (28, 0%)
0.00 Career Shares (1781st)

Offensive WARs c a p y
2014 AL  5.0 (10th)

At Bats s c a p y
2015 AL  628 (5th)
2016 AL  106 (5th)

Plate Appearances s c a p y
2014 AL  707 (3rd)
2015 AL  704 (3rd)
2016 AL  120 (4th)

Runs Scored s c a p y
2014 AL  112 (2nd)
2015 AL  101 (5th)

Doubles s c a p y
2015 AL  39 (7th)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
2014 AL  89 (3rd)

Strikeouts s c a p y
2015 AL  148 (9th)

Extra Base Hits s c a p y
2015 AL  71 (7th)

Times On Base s c a p y
2014 AL  243 (8th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
2014 AL  9 (10th)

Sacrifice Hits s c a p y
2016 AL  1 (9th)

Sacrifice Flies s c a p y
2014 AL  8 (7th)
2015 AL  8 (7th)

Caught Stealing s c a p y
2014 AL  7 (10th)

Power-Speed # s c a p y
2013 AL  15.8 (10th)
2014 AL  22.0 (3rd)
2015 AL  16.8 (8th)

Outs Made s c a p y
2014 AL  479 (7th)
2015 AL  502 (1st)
2016 AL  85 (5th)

                           

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 12 (1355), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 10 (1224), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 7 (1995), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Second Base (168th), 12.3 career WAR/12.3 7yr-peak WAR/12.3 JAWS
Average HOF 2B (out of 20) = 69.3 career WAR/44.5 7yr-peak WAR/56.9 JAWS

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