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Erik Kratz

Erik Floyd Kratz

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 240 lb.

Born: June 15, 1980 in Telford, PA
High School: Christopher Dock HS (Lansdale, PA)
School: Eastern Mennonite University (Harrisonburg, VA)
Drafted
by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 29th round of the 2002 amateur draft.
Signed June 8, 2002. (All Transactions)
Debut: July 17, 2010 (Age 30.032, 17,389th in MLB history)   vs. HOU 5 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2012 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Phillies/BlueJays/Royals/Pirates 2010-2014
2015 Contract Status: not updated (details) [*]Agents: Metis Sports Management [*]
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Career Home Runs

Erik Kratz: 23 Career Home Runs

0 leading off, 0 walk-off, 3 tying, 2 go ahead
3 Tms
PHI18
TOR3
KCR2
 
vs RHP16
vs LHP7
 
Home12
Away11
 
Leverage
High Lev4
Medium Lev6
Low Lev13
13 Opps
BOS3
CIN3
MIL3
MIN2
ATL2
STL2
WSN2
KCR1
ARI1
TBR1
PIT1
PHI1
MIA1
21 Pitchers
Mike Leake2
Mitchell Boggs2
Anthony Swarzak1
Cliff Lee1
John Lackey1
Tom Koehler1
Aroldis Chapman1
David Price1
Craig Kimbrel1
Mike Fiers1
Julio Teheran1
Dan Haren1
Tom Gorzelanny1
A.J. Burnett1
Alfredo Aceves1
Ryan Pressly1
Manny Parra1
Wade Davis1
Alfredo Figaro1
Felix Doubront1
9 Parks
CitizensBank11
Fenway Pk2
Turner Fld2
TargetFld2
Miller Pk2
TropicanaFld1
GreatAmer BP1
SkyDome1
Nationals Pk1
Where Hit
711
787
84
91
General field locations
when available.
 
 
Pitches
18
34
43
23
7+3
61
51
Pitches in PA
when available.
Game Totals
1·HR gms21
2·HR gms1
Gms w/ this # = 0
are not shown.
 
OrderPos
7th10
8th6
9th3
5th2
3rd2
Outs
19
07
27
 
DefPos
C18
PH4
Unk1
Bases
---14
12-3
1--3
--31
-2-1
1-31
 
36 RBI
RISP6
0 on14
1 on5
2 on4
Any on9
Inning
25
32
45
51
72
85
93
 
1-37
4-66
7-end10
RelScore
+4..1
+31
+24
+15
Tied2
-12
-21
-32
-4..5
 
Ahead11
Tied2
Behind10
Before event,
for batter
Count
0-08
3-23
0-22
1-22
1-02
2-02
2-11
1-11
0-11
2-21

Play By Play

View Pitches · WE and WPA Explanation
2012 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB Pit(cnt) RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
1 1 1 1 2012-05-22 PHI WSN Tom Gorzelanny behind 1-5 b 8 1 --- 5,(1-2)  1 5 PH 0.029 5% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
2 2 2 1 2012-06-28 PHI PIT A.J. Burnett behind 0-5 b 2 2 1-- 4,(0-2)  2 8 2 0.106 21% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Wigginton Scores
3 3 3 1 2012-07-24 PHI MIL Manny Parra behind 1-6 b 8 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  2 9 PH 0.032 5% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Wigginton Scores
4 4 4 1 2012-08-04 PHI ARI Joe Saunders tied 0-0 b 3 0 --- 3,(2-0)  1 7 2 0.118 67% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
5 5 5 1 2012-08-12 PHI STL Mitchell Boggs behind 4-7 b 8 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  3 7 2 0.442 53% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Utley Scores; Schierholtz Scores
6 6 6 1 2012-08-18 PHI @ MIL Mike Fiers ahead 2-0 t 2 0 --- 7,(3-2)  1 8 2 0.081 78% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
7 7 7 1 2012-08-20 PHI CIN Mike Leake tied 2-2 b 4 2 --- 3,(2-0)  1 8 2 0.141 65% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
8 8 8 1 2012-08-31 PHI @ ATL Craig Kimbrel behind 4-5 t 9 0 --- 3,(0-2)  1 7 2 0.341 50% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
9 9 9 1 2012-09-05 PHI @ CIN Mike Leake ahead 1-0 t 2 0 12- 6,(2-2)  3 7 2 0.159 85% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Mayberry Scores; Brown Scores
2013 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB Pit(cnt) RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
10 10 1 1 2013-04-05 PHI KCR Wade Davis ahead 2-0 b 2 1 --- 7,(3-2)  1 8 2 0.080 83% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
11 11 2 1 2013-04-21 PHI STL Mitchell Boggs ahead 4-3 b 8 1 12- 1,(0-0)  3 8 2 0.094 99% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF); Brown Scores; Revere Scores
12 12 3 1 2013-05-19 PHI CIN Aroldis Chapman behind 1-2 b 9 1 --- 7,(3-2)  1 7 2 0.472 57% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
13 13 4 1 2013-05-25 PHI @ WSN Dan Haren ahead 1-0 t 2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  1 7 2 0.107 69% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
14 14 5 1 2013-05-27 PHI @ BOS Alfredo Aceves behind 0-3 t 3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  1 9 2 0.080 26% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
15 15 6 1 2013-05-29 PHI BOS John Lackey ahead 2-1 b 4 1 --- 2,(1-0)  1 7 2 0.112 79% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
16 16 7 1 2013-06-03 PHI MIA Tom Koehler behind 0-2 b 5 0 --- 4,(2-1)  1 7 2 0.133 40% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
17 17 8 1 2013-06-07 PHI @ MIL Alfredo Figaro ahead 2-0 t 4 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  2 7 2 0.137 88% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Young Scores
18 18 9 1 2013-09-29 PHI @ ATL Julio Teheran behind 1-5 t 4 2 12- 4,(1-2)  3 7 2 0.213 32% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Brown Scores; Frandsen Scores
2014 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB Pit(cnt) RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
19 19 1 1 2014-03-31 TOR @ TBR David Price behind 0-6 t 8 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  2 9 PH 0.018 3% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep CF); Izturis Scores
20 20 2 1 2014-05-07 TOR PHI Cliff Lee ahead 1-0 b 7 0 --3 1,(0-0)  2 5 DH 0.066 95% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Encarnacion Scores
21 21 3 1 2014-05-20 TOR @ BOS Felix Doubront ahead 2-0 t 4 2 --- 2,(0-1)  1 8 2 0.094 81% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
22 22 4 1 2014-08-18 KCR @ MIN Anthony Swarzak ahead 3-0 t 7 2 --- 1,(0-0)  1 3 PH 0.051 94% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
23 23 5 2 2014-08-18 KCR @ MIN Ryan Pressly ahead 5-1 t 9 1 --- 2,(1-0)  1 3 2 0.009 99% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)

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