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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 Hattiesburg, 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 2012-2015
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2018, 4 yrs/$20M (15-18) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 2.100, 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 77 341 302 61 81 25 3 16 40 7 3 30 69 .268 .340 .530 .870 136 160 3 5 0 4 1 *4
4 Yrs 464 2011 1774 278 436 102 9 63 210 51 19 186 376 .246 .322 .420 .741 105 745 35 21 10 19 2
162 Game Avg. 162 702 619 97 152 36 3 22 73 18 7 65 131 .246 .322 .420 .741 105 260 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 77 341 13 1 1 -1 2 16 1.8 12 28 3.0 .522 .511 3.1 0.2 29 $2,000,000 *4
4 Seasons 464 2011 16 6 1 9 14 45 5.6 71 116 12.5 .511 .509 11.2 2.9 107 $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 341 231 56 6.5 97 .294 .268 .256 .340 .319 .530 .409 .870 .728 136 .670 15.4 1.5 .877 .374 .262 9.7
4 Yrs 2011 1421 248 4.7 96 .275 .246 .256 .322 .320 .420 .404 .741 .723 105 .524 12.9 1.3 .707 .297 .174 56.4
162 Game Avg. 702 496 87 4.7 96 .275 .246 .256 .322 .320 .420 .404 .741 .723 105 .524 5 0 .707 .297 .174 20

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 341 4.7% 20.2% 8.8% 12.9% 54% 2.30 4.4 18.9 7.6 0.40 0.53 65% 32% 11.3% 16%
4 Yrs 2011 3.1% 18.7% 9.3% 8.7% 40% 2.02 4.7 28.2 8.4 0.59 0.71 67% 22% 8.7% 18%
MLB Averages 2.5% 20.0% 7.8% 7.4% 33% 2.57 4.5 36.0 8.6 0.84 1.11 68% 23% 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
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 -0.1 0.0 656 1.4 12.4 -11.1 1.04 -0.2 1.5 3.2 0.3 0.94 -2.7 0
2014 27 MIN AL 14.0 1.4 745 0.3 12.8 -12.6 1.08 1.0 -0.8 11.0 1.1 0.99 9.0 0
2015 28 MIN AL 15.4 1.5 354 0.0 5.8 -5.8 .96 1.0 -1.0 9.3 0.9 0.94 14.1 0
4 Yrs 14.4 1.5 2109 -0.5 35.5 -36.0 1.03 0.8 -1.3 10.7 1.0 0.97 11.6 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 2 0 45% 134 7 3 70% 6 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 8 43% 20 13 7 5 0 5 12 7 4
4 Yrs 23 1 37% 701 51 19 73% 42 17 9 2 0 0 9 6 22 5 6 5 6 55 56% 100 49 50 32 11 20 63 22 39

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 341 30% 81 9 2 0 0 0 0 16 0 5 12 4 5 11 0 1 0 0% 52 3 6% 30 7 23% 168 24 14% 22 10 45% 11 3 27% 0
4 Yrs 2011 27% 436 59 8 1 0 0 0 1.81 63 0 37 42 21 28 35 0 14 10 71% 348 35 10% 192 63 33% 1121 155 14% 107 55 51% 71 27 38% 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
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 342 1373 4.01 853 62.3% 28.1% 15.8% 28.3% 27.8% 71.9% 0.8% 44.8% 78.0% 28.1% 5.0% 17 0 16.4% 56 20 9.9% 34 17 18 51 26.1% 0 0 0
4 Yrs 2016 8179 4.06 5185 63.4% 33.8% 12.1% 26.6% 27.5% 66.2% 0.2% 42.0% 81.7% 16.9% 4.5% 91 0 14.0% 283 72 10.2% 205 66 92 284 24.5% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 64.0% 27.5% 16.1% 27.1% 29.2% 72.5% 1.4% 46.4% 77.7% 27.2% 4.5% 13.6% 8.2% 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
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 28 464 2011 1774 278 436 102 9 63 210 51 19 186 376 .246 .322 .420 .741 105 745 35 21 10 19 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
2012 25 84 345 320 36 78 12 1 6 36 9 17 58 .244 .282 .344 .625 31 84
2013 26 147 632 565 78 143 35 4 19 72 15 54 120 .253 .323 .430 .753 77 147
2014 27 156 723 607 124 154 35 1 24 79 22 95 129 .254 .360 .433 .793 94 156
2015 28 77 348 307 67 86 27 3 17 44 7 32 69 .280 .353 .554 .907 59 77
4 Yrs 464 2048 1799 305 461 109 9 66 231 53 198 376 .256 .334 .437 .771 261 464
162 Game Avg. 162 715 628 106 161 38 3 23 81 19 69 131 .256 .334 .437 .771 91 464



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 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

Offensive WARs c a p y
2014 AL  5.0 (10th)
2015 AL  3.1 (9th)

Slugging % s c a p y
2015 AL  .530 (8th)

Games Played s c a p y
2015 AL  77 (9th)

At Bats s c a p y
2015 AL  302 (5th)

Plate Appearances s c a p y
2014 AL  707 (3rd)
2015 AL  341 (3rd)

Runs Scored s c a p y
2014 AL  112 (2nd)
2015 AL  61 (1st)

Total Bases s c a p y
2015 AL  160 (3rd)

Doubles s c a p y
2015 AL  25 (2nd)

Home Runs s c a p y
2015 AL  16 (10th)

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

Runs Created s c a p y
2015 AL  56 (8th)

Extra Base Hits s c a p y
2015 AL  44 (1st)

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 Flies s c a p y
2014 AL  8 (7th)
2015 AL  4 (9th)

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  9.7 (8th)

Outs Made s c a p y
2014 AL  479 (7th)
2015 AL  231 (8th)

                           

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkBatting - 3 (541), Average HOFer ≈ 27
Gray InkBatting - 19 (1078), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 6 (1457), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 7 (1991), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Second Base (165th), 12.5 career WAR/12.5 7yr-peak WAR/12.5 JAWS
Average HOF 2B (out of 20) = 69.3 career WAR/44.4 7yr-peak WAR/56.9 JAWS

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