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Danny Espinosa

Daniel Richard Espinosa (twitter: @DannyEspinosa18)

Positions: Second Baseman and Shortstop
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 205 lb.

Born: April 25, 1987 in Santa Ana, CA
High School: Mater Dei HS (Santa Ana, CA)
School: California State University Long Beach (Long Beach, CA)
Drafted
by the Washington Nationals in the 3rd round of the 2008 amateur draft.
Signed August 14, 2008. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 1, 2010 (Age 23.129)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2011 season [*]
Team: Nationals 2010-2014
2014 Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible, 1 yr/$541k (14) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 2.113, Arb Eligible: 2015, Free Agent: 2018 [*], 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
2010 23 WSN NL 28 112 103 16 22 4 1 6 15 0 2 9 30 .214 .277 .447 .723 92 46 0 0 0 0 1 4/6
2011 24 WSN NL 158 658 573 72 135 29 5 21 66 17 6 57 166 .236 .323 .414 .737 102 237 6 19 5 4 4 *4 RoY-6
2012 25 WSN NL 160 658 594 82 147 37 2 17 56 20 6 46 189 .247 .315 .402 .717 93 239 11 13 3 2 4 *46
2013 26 WSN NL 44 167 158 11 25 9 0 3 12 1 0 4 47 .158 .193 .272 .465 27 43 1 3 1 1 0 4/6
2014 27 WSN NL 103 333 305 29 66 13 3 8 27 7 1 17 111 .216 .279 .357 .637 75 109 5 10 0 1 5 4/6
5 Yrs 493 1928 1733 210 395 92 11 55 176 45 15 133 543 .228 .299 .389 .688 87 674 23 45 9 8 14
162 Game Avg. 162 634 569 69 130 30 4 18 58 15 5 44 178 .228 .299 .389 .688 87 221 8 15 3 3 5

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 23 WSN NL 28 112 -2 -0 1 5 1 4 0.4 3 7 0.7 .515 .503 0.2 0.6 2 4/6
2011 24 WSN NL 158 658 -1 -1 1 5 4 7 0.7 21 27 2.8 .505 .505 2.1 1.0 22 $415,000 *4 RoY-6
2012 25 WSN NL 160 658 -8 0 1 7 5 5 0.5 21 25 2.5 .503 .503 1.6 1.3 18 $506,000 *46
2013 26 WSN NL 44 167 -14 0 0 3 1 -10 -1.2 5 -5 -0.7 .473 .493 -1.0 0.4 -8 $526,250 4/6
2014 27 WSN NL 103 333 -12 1 -0 -2 2 -11 -1.4 11 0 -0.3 .488 .492 0.0 -0.1 2 4/6
5 Seasons 493 1928 -38 -0 2 18 13 -5 -1.0 61 55 5.0 .498 .500 2.9 3.2 37 $1,447,250

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 23 WSN NL 112 83 12 3.9 101 .239 .214 .261 .277 .331 .447 .411 .723 .742 92 .422 -1.8 -0.2 .639 .301 .233 .0
2011 24 WSN NL 658 459 81 4.8 98 .292 .236 .259 .323 .326 .414 .403 .737 .730 102 .531 1.3 0.1 .720 .297 .178 18.8
2012 25 WSN NL 658 469 76 4.3 102 .333 .247 .262 .315 .328 .402 .416 .717 .744 93 .482 -6.2 -0.6 .672 .256 .155 18.4
2013 26 WSN NL 167 136 9 1.8 98 .202 .158 .260 .193 .325 .272 .404 .465 .730 27 .165 -16.2 -1.7 .381 .146 .114 1.5
2014 27 WSN NL 333 246 31 3.4 97 .310 .216 .260 .279 .324 .357 .402 .637 .726 75 .399 -11.2 -1.2 .580 .216 .141 7.5
5 Yrs 1928 1393 209 4.0 99 .297 .228 .260 .299 .327 .389 .408 .688 .735 87 .457 -34.2 -3.5 .641 .255 .161 49.5
162 Game Avg. 634 458 69 4.0 99 .297 .228 .260 .299 .327 .389 .408 .688 .735 87 .457 -34.2 -3.5 .641 .255 .161 16

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
2012 25 WSN NL NLDS STL L 5 19 15 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 .067 .176 .067 .243 1 0 0 2 0 0
1 NLDS 5 19 15 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 .067 .176 .067 .243 1 0 0 2 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
2010 23 WSN NL 112 5.4% 26.8% 8.0% 9.8% 50% 3.33 3.4 17.2 6.9 0.85 1.22 60% 12% 17.6% 13%
2011 24 WSN NL 658 3.2% 25.2% 8.7% 8.4% 41% 2.91 3.5 27.3 8.7 0.79 0.97 59% 16% 11.5% 16%
2012 25 WSN NL 658 2.6% 28.7% 7.0% 8.5% 38% 4.11 3.1 34.9 10.6 0.88 1.17 59% 19% 9.4% 14%
2013 26 WSN NL 167 1.8% 28.1% 2.4% 7.2% 48% 11.75 3.4 52.7 13.2 1.04 1.32 65% 12% 7.1% 21%
2014 27 WSN NL 333 2.4% 33.3% 5.1% 7.2% 36% 6.53 2.7 38.1 11.3 0.75 1.06 56% 26% 9.1% 12%
5 Yrs 1928 2.9% 28.2% 6.9% 8.2% 40% 4.08 3.2 31.5 9.8 0.84 1.10 59% 18% 10.4% 15%
MLB Averages 2.5% 19.4% 8.1% 7.5% 33% 2.40 4.6 35.9 8.4 0.82 1.10 68% 21% 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
2010 23 WSN NL -1.8 -0.2 114 -0.4 1.6 -2.0 .90 -0.1 -0.3 2.2 0.2 0.92 0.7 1.83 1
2011 24 WSN NL 1.3 0.1 692 1.2 13.1 -11.9 1.10 0.2 0.8 13.5 1.3 0.93 7.7 0.49 0
2012 25 WSN NL -6.2 -0.6 689 -0.5 11.7 -12.1 1.01 -0.7 0.3 -4.0 -0.4 0.95 -3.4 2.12 5
2013 26 WSN NL -16.0 -1.7 169 -0.8 1.9 -2.7 .85 -1.2 0.3 -11.6 -1.2 0.88 -12.0 0
2014 27 WSN NL -11.2 -1.2 347 -0.9 4.7 -5.6 .96 -1.1 0.2 -11.3 -1.2 0.96 -11.4 1.73 10
5 Yrs -34.0 -3.5 2011 -1.4 32.8 -34.2 1.01 -2.9 1.6 -11.1 -1.2 0.94 -18.4 1.86 16

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 23 WSN NL 0 0 40% 31 0 2 0% 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 78% 5 2 3 0 0 0 4 0 4
2011 24 WSN NL 2 0 27% 214 17 6 74% 12 3 5 3 0 0 4 1 4 2 1 0 1 11 33% 37 29 8 2 1 1 15 6 9
2012 25 WSN NL 3 0 34% 207 20 6 77% 14 4 6 2 0 0 0 0 7 2 1 0 4 15 41% 32 23 9 8 5 2 23 6 15
2013 26 WSN NL 2 0 28% 39 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 40% 3 2 1 1 0 1 1 1 0
2014 27 WSN NL 2 0 25% 115 7 1 88% 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 9 29% 11 7 4 1 1 0 5 4 1
5 Yrs 9 0 30% 606 45 15 75% 33 10 12 5 0 0 4 1 14 4 4 0 6 37 39% 88 63 25 12 7 4 48 17 29

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 23 WSN NL 112 100% 22 2 0 1 0 0 0 1.83 6 1 3 4 2 4 2 0 0 0 16 0 0% 2 1 50% 53 10 19% 4 2 50% 1 1 100% 0
2011 24 WSN NL 658 100% 135 24 10 0 0 0 0 0.49 21 0 9 15 6 11 10 0 10 5 50% 118 6 5% 50 16 32% 343 46 13% 23 11 48% 18 11 61% 0
2012 25 WSN NL 658 98% 147 22 6 5 1 0 0 2.12 17 0 7 14 3 7 10 0 5 3 60% 133 11 8% 71 14 20% 376 39 10% 27 10 37% 26 8 31% 0
2013 26 WSN NL 167 100% 25 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 2 1 2 1 0 1 1 100% 20 1 5% 11 2 18% 76 9 12% 6 3 50% 2 1 50% 0
2014 27 WSN NL 333 100% 66 15 9 10 1 0 0 1.73 8 0 14 5 3 5 3 0 4 0 0% 60 5 8% 30 5 17% 209 19 9% 23 8 35% 16 5 31% 0
5 Yrs 1928 99% 395 65 26 16 2 0 0 1.86 55 1 36 40 15 29 26 0 20 9 45% 347 23 7% 164 38 23% 1057 123 12% 83 34 41% 63 26 41% 0
MLB Averages 55% 67% 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
2010 23 WSN NL 112 435 3.88 276 64.0% 25.0% 25.0% 23.6% 26.4% 75.0% 2.5% 48.0% 66.7% 27.7% 4.5% 5 0 16.1% 18 8 7.1% 8 4 6 24 20.0% 0 0 0
2011 24 WSN NL 660 2528 3.83 1587 63.0% 24.8% 20.7% 28.3% 26.2% 75.2% 1.1% 47.4% 72.4% 30.9% 4.2% 28 1 14.4% 95 39 8.8% 58 31 36 130 21.7% -2 0 0
2012 25 WSN NL 661 2522 3.82 1660 66.2% 19.8% 25.7% 29.8% 24.7% 80.2% 1.9% 53.1% 68.0% 42.7% 3.8% 25 1 10.4% 69 34 6.1% 40 25 40 148 21.2% -3 0 0
2013 26 WSN NL 167 563 3.37 386 68.6% 19.2% 26.2% 25.4% 29.3% 80.8% 0.0% 55.4% 67.6% 41.3% 2.4% 4 0 9.6% 16 11 4.8% 8 8 10 37 21.3% 0 0 0
2014 27 WSN NL 334 1207 3.61 782 65.5% 20.7% 28.1% 26.2% 24.9% 79.3% 3.3% 52.0% 64.5% 39.5% 3.9% 13 0 11.4% 38 20 8.1% 27 16 20 91 18.0% -1 0 0
5 Yrs 1934 7255 3.75 4691 65.1% 21.9% 24.4% 28.0% 25.7% 78.1% 1.7% 50.8% 68.8% 37.1% 3.9% 75 2 12.2% 236 112 7.3% 141 84 112 430 20.6% -6 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.7% 27.8% 15.6% 27.0% 29.5% 72.2% 1.5% 46.0% 78.4% 26.7% 4.7% 14.0% 8.5% 24.2%

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 23 28 112 103 16 22 4 1 6 15 0 2 9 30 .214 .277 .447 .723 92 46 0 0 0 0 1
2011 24 186 770 676 88 157 33 6 27 81 17 8 66 196 .232 .316 .419 .735 100 283 6 19 5 4 5
2012 25 346 1428 1270 170 304 70 8 44 137 37 14 112 385 .239 .315 .411 .727 97 522 17 32 8 6 9
2013 26 390 1595 1428 181 329 79 8 47 149 38 14 116 432 .230 .303 .396 .698 89 565 18 35 9 7 9
2014 27 493 1928 1733 210 395 92 11 55 176 45 15 133 543 .228 .299 .389 .688 87 674 23 45 9 8 14

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
2010 23 28 112 103 16 22 4 1 6 15 0 9 30 .214 .277 .447 .723 13 28
2011 24 158 666 578 77 140 30 5 22 70 18 59 166 .242 .331 .426 .757 77 158
2012 25 160 662 597 85 150 38 2 17 58 20 47 189 .251 .319 .407 .726 75 160
2013 26 44 168 159 11 26 9 0 3 12 1 4 47 .164 .198 .277 .474 8 44
2014 27 103 337 308 31 69 14 3 8 29 7 18 111 .224 .288 .367 .655 30 103
5 Yrs 493 1945 1745 220 407 95 11 56 184 46 137 543 .233 .305 .397 .701 203 493
162 Game Avg. 162 639 573 72 134 31 4 18 60 15 45 178 .233 .305 .397 .701 67 493



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Games Played s c a p y
2011 NL  158 (9th)
2012 NL  160 (3rd)

Strikeouts s c a p y
2011 NL  166 (3rd)
2012 NL  189 (1st)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
2011 NL  19 (1st)
2012 NL  13 (4th)
2014 NL  10 (9th)

Power-Speed # s c a p y
2011 NL  18.8 (10th)

Outs Made s c a p y
2011 NL  459 (8th)
2012 NL  469 (7th)

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 2 (2198), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 3 (1826), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 4 (2430), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Second Base (282nd), 5.0 career WAR/5.0 7yr-peak WAR/5.0 JAWS
Average HOF 2B (out of 19) = 69.4 career WAR/44.5 7yr-peak WAR/57.0 JAWS

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Name and misspellings: Daniel dan daniel Danny Denny Richard Espinosa

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