Tyler Flowers

Cole Tyler Flowers (twitter: @TFlowers17)

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 245 lb.

Born: January 24, 1986 in Roswell, GA
High School: Blessed Trinity HS (Roswell, GA)
School: Chipola College (Marianna, FL)
Drafted
by the Atlanta Braves in the 33rd round of the 2005 amateur draft.
Signed May 26, 2006. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 3, 2009 (Age 23)
Team: WhiteSox 2009-2014
2014 Contract Status: 1st Year Arb Eligible (Super 2), 1 yr/$950k (14) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 2.148, Arb Eligible: 2015, Free Agent: 2018 [*], Agents: O'Connell Sports Management [*]
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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 23 CHW AL 10 20 16 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 .188 .350 .250 .600 59 4 1 1 0 0 0 /2D
2010 24 CHW AL 8 15 11 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 5 .091 .333 .091 .424 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 /2
2011 25 CHW AL 38 129 110 13 23 5 1 5 16 0 1 14 38 .209 .310 .409 .719 91 45 2 3 0 2 0 2/3D
2012 26 CHW AL 52 153 136 19 29 6 0 7 13 2 1 12 56 .213 .296 .412 .708 89 56 2 4 1 0 0 2/3D
2013 27 CHW AL 84 275 256 24 50 11 0 10 24 0 1 14 94 .195 .247 .355 .603 61 91 9 4 0 1 1 2
2014 28 CHW AL 16 57 54 9 21 1 0 1 6 0 0 3 20 .389 .421 .463 .884 145 25 0 0 0 0 0 *2
6 Yrs 208 649 583 70 127 24 1 23 59 2 3 50 221 .218 .292 .381 .672 80 222 14 12 1 3 1
162 Game Avg. 162 505 454 55 99 19 1 18 46 2 2 39 172 .218 .292 .381 .672 80 173 11 9 1 2 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
2009 23 CHW AL 10 20 -1 0 -0 0 0 -1 -0.1 1 -0 -0.0 .491 .499 -0.0 0.0 -0 /2D
2010 24 CHW AL 8 15 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 1 -0 -0.0 .490 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /2
2011 25 CHW AL 38 129 -2 -1 0 4 2 2 0.2 5 7 0.7 .506 .501 0.3 0.6 3 2/3D
2012 26 CHW AL 52 153 -3 1 0 4 3 5 0.5 6 11 1.1 .510 .503 0.7 0.7 7 $483,000 2/3D
2013 27 CHW AL 84 275 -15 -1 0 2 5 -9 -0.9 10 1 0.1 .488 .494 -0.2 0.8 -1 $510,000 2
2014 28 CHW AL 16 57 4 -1 0 0 1 4 0.5 2 6 0.6 .526 .503 0.6 0.1 6 $950,000 *2
6 Seasons 208 649 -19 -2 0 10 11 1 0.2 24 24 2.5 .500 .499 1.4 2.3 14 $1,943,000

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 23 CHW AL 20 14 2 3.8 112 .375 .188 .273 .350 .343 .250 .438 .600 .781 59 .373 -0.8 -0.1 .571 .250 .063
2010 24 CHW AL 15 10 1 2.7 102 .167 .091 .264 .333 .332 .091 .413 .424 .745 22 .264 -1.0 -0.1 .500 .364 .000
2011 25 CHW AL 129 92 14 4.1 104 .261 .209 .265 .310 .331 .409 .419 .719 .750 91 .443 -1.3 -0.1 .678 .318 .200 .0
2012 26 CHW AL 153 111 17 4.1 102 .301 .213 .260 .296 .326 .412 .419 .708 .745 89 .450 -2.4 -0.2 .664 .294 .199 3.1
2013 27 CHW AL 275 217 20 2.5 102 .261 .195 .263 .247 .329 .355 .416 .603 .745 61 .248 -15.0 -1.5 .500 .211 .160 .0
2014 28 CHW AL 57 33 11 9.0 97 .606 .389 .254 .421 .328 .463 .397 .884 .725 145 .780 3.0 0.3 .848 .130 .074 .0
6 Yrs 649 477 65 3.7 102 .304 .218 .262 .292 .329 .381 .416 .672 .745 80 .398 -17.6 -1.8 .598 .247 .163 3.7
162 Game Avg. 505 372 51 3.7 102 .304 .218 .262 .292 .329 .381 .416 .672 .745 80 .398 -17.6 -1.8 .598 .247 .163 3

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 23 CHW AL 20 0.0% 40.0% 15.0% 5.0% 33% 2.67 2.0 1.00 2.00 40% 13% 0.0% 25%
2010 24 CHW AL 15 0.0% 33.3% 26.7% 0.0% 0% 1.25 2.2 0.50 0.25 40% 0% 0.0% 25%
2011 25 CHW AL 129 3.9% 29.5% 10.9% 8.5% 48% 2.71 2.9 22.0 6.9 0.54 0.69 53% 16% 11.4% 8%
2012 26 CHW AL 153 4.6% 36.6% 7.8% 8.5% 45% 4.67 2.4 19.4 10.5 1.32 2.24 48% 16% 26.9% 24%
2013 27 CHW AL 275 3.6% 34.2% 5.1% 7.6% 42% 6.71 2.7 25.6 10.7 0.73 1.02 56% 20% 12.7% 16%
2014 28 CHW AL 57 1.8% 35.1% 5.3% 3.5% 10% 6.67 2.7 54.0 9.0 0.79 1.60 58% 35% 5.6% 5%
6 Yrs 649 3.5% 34.1% 7.7% 7.4% 38% 4.42 2.6 25.3 9.9 0.79 1.11 53% 19% 13.3% 15%
MLB Averages 2.6% 19.0% 8.3% 7.6% 33% 2.29 4.7 34.9 8.2 0.81 1.09 69% 20% 7.6% 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 23 CHW AL -0.8 -0.1 21 -0.1 0.2 -0.3 .83 -0.1 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0 1.05 -1.2 0.08 2
2010 24 CHW AL -1.0 -0.1 16 0.0 0.2 -0.2 .69 -0.0 0.0 -0.2 -0.0 0.88 -0.4 0.02 2
2011 25 CHW AL -1.3 -0.1 132 -0.7 1.9 -2.6 1.03 -0.4 -0.3 -6.0 -0.6 1.01 -4.4 0.00 3
2012 26 CHW AL -2.4 -0.2 163 0.0 2.7 -2.7 .93 0.1 -0.1 -3.1 -0.3 0.88 0.6 0
2013 27 CHW AL -15.3 -1.5 281 -2.8 4.0 -6.8 1.18 -1.8 -0.6 -23.1 -2.3 0.94 -19.0 0
2014 28 CHW AL 3.0 0.3 57 0.5 1.3 -0.8 .95 0.3 0.2 2.5 0.2 0.86 3.0 0
6 Yrs -17.9 -1.8 670 -3.0 10.3 -13.3 1.05 -1.8 -1.1 -30.4 -3.0 0.93 -21.4 0.03 7

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 23 CHW AL 0 0 43% 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 33% 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
2010 24 CHW AL 0 0 40% 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0% 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2011 25 CHW AL 0 0 23% 33 0 1 0% 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 1 1 2 38% 2 2 0 3 1 2 3 1 1
2012 26 CHW AL 0 0 32% 45 2 1 67% 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 27% 4 2 2 3 3 0 4 3 1
2013 27 CHW AL 1 0 24% 62 0 1 0% 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 1 2 9 35% 12 7 5 2 2 0 6 4 2
2014 28 CHW AL 1 0 35% 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 0% 5 5 0 2 2 0 1 1 0
6 Yrs 2 0 28% 188 2 3 40% 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 7 0 1 3 3 26 27% 26 19 7 11 9 2 15 9 5

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 23 CHW AL 20 50% 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0.08 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 17% 2 0 0% 15 0 0% 1 0 0% 1 0 0% 0
2010 24 CHW AL 15 20% 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0.02 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0% 1 0 0% 8 0 0% 0 0 0 0 0
2011 25 CHW AL 129 33% 23 2 0 3 0 0 0 0.00 5 1 5 4 1 3 2 0 0 0 27 2 7% 14 2 14% 94 11 12% 7 3 43% 1 0 0% 0
2012 26 CHW AL 153 37% 29 7 1 0 0 0 0 7 0 3 2 5 5 2 0 2 1 50% 21 2 10% 6 3 50% 74 6 8% 4 2 50% 5 3 60% 0
2013 27 CHW AL 275 28% 50 8 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 8 8 2 7 3 0 0 0 50 9 18% 21 4 19% 180 16 9% 12 5 42% 8 3 38% 0
2014 28 CHW AL 57 28% 21 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 6 0 0% 3 0 0% 30 5 17% 3 2 67% 0 0 0
6 Yrs 649 31% 127 20 1 7 0 0 0 0.03 23 1 16 14 9 15 8 0 2 1 50% 113 14 12% 47 9 19% 401 38 9% 27 12 44% 15 6 40% 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
2009 23 CHW AL 20 83 4.15 48 57.8% 22.9% 35.4% 25.0% 16.7% 77.1% 0.0% 44.6% 54.1% 45.0% 5.0% 1 0 15.0% 3 0 10.0% 2 2 1 7 12.5% 0 0 0
2010 24 CHW AL 15 62 4.13 32 51.6% 31.3% 31.3% 18.8% 18.8% 68.8% 0.0% 35.5% 54.5% 33.3% 13.3% 2 0 13.3% 2 0 6.7% 1 1 2 3 40.0% 0 0 0
2011 25 CHW AL 130 523 4.02 314 60.0% 24.2% 26.4% 25.8% 23.6% 75.8% 0.0% 45.5% 65.1% 33.8% 5.4% 7 0 17.7% 23 11 10.8% 14 10 9 29 23.7% -1 0 0
2012 26 CHW AL 155 651 4.20 426 65.4% 23.5% 27.0% 30.5% 19.0% 76.5% 0.0% 50.1% 64.7% 38.1% 1.3% 2 0 9.0% 14 8 3.2% 5 2 18 38 32.1% -2 0 0
2013 27 CHW AL 275 1018 3.70 685 67.6% 22.9% 27.0% 26.3% 23.8% 77.1% 1.2% 52.1% 65.0% 41.1% 2.9% 8 1 8.4% 23 10 5.5% 15 10 25 69 26.6% 0 0 0
2014 28 CHW AL 57 220 3.86 143 65.0% 25.9% 22.4% 28.0% 23.8% 74.1% 0.0% 48.2% 69.8% 31.6% 1.8% 1 0 14.0% 8 5 7.0% 4 2 7 13 35.0% 0 0 0
6 Yrs 652 2557 3.92 1648 64.6% 23.7% 26.8% 27.2% 22.2% 76.3% 0.4% 49.2% 64.8% 38.0% 3.2% 21 1 11.2% 73 34 6.3% 41 27 62 159 28.1% -3 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.4% 27.9% 15.4% 27.0% 29.7% 72.1% 1.5% 45.7% 78.7% 26.5% 4.9% 14.3% 8.7% 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 23 10 20 16 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 .188 .350 .250 .600 59 4 1 1 0 0 0
2010 24 18 35 27 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 13 .148 .343 .185 .528 45 5 1 1 0 0 0
2011 25 56 164 137 18 27 6 1 5 16 0 1 21 51 .197 .317 .365 .682 82 50 3 4 0 2 0
2012 26 108 317 273 37 56 12 1 12 29 2 2 33 107 .205 .307 .388 .695 86 106 5 8 1 2 0
2013 27 192 592 529 61 106 23 1 22 53 2 3 47 201 .200 .279 .372 .652 74 197 14 12 1 3 1
2014 28 208 649 583 70 127 24 1 23 59 2 3 50 221 .218 .292 .381 .672 80 222 14 12 1 3 1

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 23 10 20 16 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 8 .188 .350 .250 .600 1 10
2010 24 8 15 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 5 .000 .267 .000 .267 0 8
2011 25 38 129 110 13 23 5 1 5 15 0 14 38 .209 .310 .409 .719 13 38
2012 26 52 154 137 20 30 6 0 7 13 2 12 56 .219 .301 .416 .717 16 52
2013 27 84 276 257 24 51 11 0 10 24 0 14 94 .198 .250 .358 .608 22 84
2014 28 16 58 55 9 22 1 0 1 6 0 3 20 .400 .431 .473 .904 11 16
6 Yrs 208 652 586 68 129 24 1 23 58 2 50 221 .220 .293 .382 .676 63 208
162 Game Avg. 162 508 456 53 100 19 1 18 45 2 39 172 .220 .293 .382 .676 49 208



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Batting Average s c a p y
2014 AL  .389 (1st)

On-Base% s c a p y
2014 AL  .421 (5th)

Hits s c a p y
2014 AL  21 (10th)

Singles s c a p y
2014 AL  19 (2nd)

Offensive Win % s c a p y
2014 AL  .780 (4th)

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkBatting - 4 (432), Average HOFer ≈ 27
Gray InkBatting - 7 (1663), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 6 (1440), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
JAWS Catcher (422nd), 2.5 career WAR/2.5 7yr-peak WAR/2.5 JAWS
Average HOF C (out of 13) = 52.5 career WAR/33.8 7yr-peak WAR/43.1 JAWS

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