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Eric Fryer

Eric Joseph Fryer (twitter: @EJFryer)

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: August 26, 1985 in Columbus, OH
High School: Reynoldsburg HS (Reynoldsburg, OH)
School: The Ohio State University (Columbus, OH)
Drafted
by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 10th round of the 2007 amateur draft.
Signed June 11, 2007. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 26, 2011 (Age 25.304, 17,598th in MLB history)   vs. BOS 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2012 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Pirates/Twins/Cardinals 2011-2016
2017 Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2017): 2.108, Arb Eligible: 2018, Free Agent: 2021 [*], Agents: Joe Speed [*]
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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
2011 25 PIT NL 10 29 26 5 7 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 7 .269 .345 .269 .614 76 7 0 0 0 0 1 /2
2012 26 PIT NL 6 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .400 .250 .650 87 1 0 0 0 0 0 /79
2013 27 MIN AL 6 16 13 2 5 1 0 1 4 0 0 3 3 .385 .500 .692 1.192 225 9 1 0 0 0 0 /2D
2014 28 MIN AL 28 81 75 11 16 4 0 1 5 1 0 5 15 .213 .272 .307 .578 63 23 0 1 0 0 0 2/D
2015 29 MIN AL 15 27 22 2 5 2 0 0 2 0 0 5 11 .227 .370 .318 .689 93 7 0 0 0 0 0 2
2016 30 TOT NL 60 133 116 19 31 4 1 0 13 0 3 13 25 .267 .336 .319 .655 77 37 1 0 2 2 0 2
2016 30 STL NL 24 41 38 7 14 2 0 0 5 0 1 3 7 .368 .415 .421 .836 125 16 0 0 0 0 0 2
2016 30 PIT NL 36 92 78 12 17 2 1 0 8 0 2 10 18 .218 .300 .269 .569 54 21 1 0 2 2 0 2
6 Yrs 125 291 256 39 65 11 1 2 24 2 4 30 62 .254 .332 .328 .660 82 84 2 1 2 2 1
162 Game Avg. 162 377 332 51 84 14 1 3 31 3 5 39 80 .254 .332 .328 .660 82 109 3 1 3 3 1
MIN (3 yrs) 49 124 110 15 26 7 0 2 11 1 0 13 29 .236 .323 .355 .677 90 39 1 1 0 0 0
PIT (3 yrs) 52 126 108 17 25 2 1 0 8 1 3 14 26 .231 .315 .269 .583 60 29 1 0 2 2 1
STL (1 yr) 24 41 38 7 14 2 0 0 5 0 1 3 7 .368 .415 .421 .836 125 16 0 0 0 0 0
NL (3 yrs) 76 167 146 24 39 4 1 0 13 1 4 17 33 .267 .339 .308 .648 77 45 1 0 2 2 1
AL (3 yrs) 49 124 110 15 26 7 0 2 11 1 0 13 29 .236 .323 .355 .677 90 39 1 1 0 0 0

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
2011 25 PIT NL 10 29 -1 -0 0 2 0 1 0.1 1 2 0.2 .512 .501 -0.0 0.3 0 /2
2012 26 PIT NL 6 5 -0 -0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .499 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /79
2013 27 MIN AL 6 16 2 0 -0 1 0 4 0.4 1 4 0.4 .566 .502 0.3 0.1 3 /2D
2014 28 MIN AL 28 81 -3 -0 0 -1 1 -3 -0.3 3 -0 -0.0 .487 .498 0.1 0.1 1 2/D
2015 29 MIN AL 15 27 -0 -0 0 0 1 0 0.1 1 1 0.2 .503 .500 0.2 0.1 1 2
2016 30 STL NL 24 41 1 -1 0 3 1 4 0.4 1 6 0.6 .519 .503 0.2 0.4 3 2
2016 30 PIT NL 36 92 -4 -1 -0 -1 2 -4 -0.5 3 -2 -0.2 .487 .497 -0.1 0.1 -1 2
6 Seasons 125 291 -6 -2 0 4 5 2 0.2 10 12 1.2 .501 .499 0.7 1.0 8
MIN (3 yrs) 49 124 -1 -0 0 0 2 1 0.1 4 5 0.6 .502 .499 0.6 0.3 5
PIT (3 yrs) 52 126 -5 -1 -0 1 2 -3 -0.4 4 1 0.0 .493 .498 -0.1 0.3 -0
STL (1 yr) 24 41 1 -1 0 3 1 4 0.4 1 6 0.6 .519 .503 0.2 0.4 3

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
2011 25 PIT NL 29 20 2 2.7 94 .368 .269 .253 .345 .320 .269 .394 .614 .714 76 .286 -0.8 -0.1 .500 .115 .000 .0
2012 26 PIT NL 5 3 1 8.9 97 .333 .250 .255 .400 .320 .250 .404 .650 .724 87 .777 -0.0 0.0 .667 .250 .000
2013 27 MIN AL 16 9 4 12.0 98 .444 .385 .258 .500 .322 .692 .407 1.192 .730 225 .854 2.4 0.2 1.333 .538 .308 .0
2014 28 MIN AL 81 59 7 3.2 94 .254 .213 .256 .272 .319 .307 .395 .578 .714 63 .365 -3.8 -0.4 .508 .173 .093 1.0
2015 29 MIN AL 27 17 3 4.7 98 .455 .227 .256 .370 .318 .318 .413 .689 .732 93 .519 0.1 0.0 .706 .318 .091
2016 30 TOT NL 133 93 14 4.0 105 .333 .267 .260 .336 .330 .319 .425 .655 .755 77 .432 -3.4 -0.3 .528 .138 .052
2016 30 STL NL 41 25 7 7.5 104 .452 .368 .259 .415 .329 .421 .424 .836 .752 125 .703 1.5 0.1 .720 .105 .053
2016 30 PIT NL 92 68 7 2.8 105 .274 .218 .260 .300 .330 .269 .425 .569 .756 54 .275 -4.9 -0.5 .453 .154 .051
6 Yrs 291 201 31 4.1 99 .325 .254 .258 .332 .324 .328 .411 .660 .735 82 .458 -5.4 -0.6 .574 .184 .074 2.0
162 Game Avg. 377 260 40 4.1 99 .325 .254 .258 .332 .324 .328 .411 .660 .735 82 .458 -5.4 -0.6 .574 .184 .074 3
MIN (3 yrs) 124 85 14 4.4 95 .304 .236 .256 .323 .319 .355 .400 .677 .719 90 .503 -1.2 -0.1 .635 .245 .118 1.3
PIT (3 yrs) 126 91 10 2.9 102 .298 .231 .259 .315 .327 .269 .417 .583 .744 60 .305 -5.7 -0.6 .471 .148 .037 .0
STL (1 yr) 41 25 7 7.5 104 .452 .368 .259 .415 .329 .421 .424 .836 .752 125 .703 1.5 0.1 .720 .105 .053
NL (3 yrs) 167 116 17 3.9 103 .339 .267 .259 .339 .328 .308 .419 .648 .747 77 .425 -4.2 -0.4 .527 .137 .041 .0
AL (3 yrs) 124 85 14 4.4 95 .304 .236 .256 .323 .319 .355 .400 .677 .719 90 .503 -1.2 -0.1 .635 .245 .118 1.3

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
2011 25 PIT NL 29 0.0% 24.1% 10.3% 0.0% 0% 2.33 3.7 1.57 1.40 66% 16% 0.0% 14%
2012 26 PIT NL 5 0.0% 20.0% 20.0% 0.0% 0% 1.00 4.0 0.00 0.00 60% 33% 0.0% 33%
2013 27 MIN AL 16 6.3% 18.8% 18.8% 12.5% 40% 1.00 4.3 13.0 3.3 1.00 56% 50% 20.0% 0%
2014 28 MIN AL 81 1.2% 18.5% 6.2% 6.2% 31% 3.00 5.0 75.0 15.0 1.31 1.53 73% 18% 4.2% 8%
2015 29 MIN AL 27 0.0% 40.7% 18.5% 7.4% 40% 2.20 2.0 11.0 0.67 1.00 41% 27% 0.0% 0%
2016 30 TOT NL 133 0.0% 18.8% 9.8% 3.8% 16% 1.92 4.6 8.9 1.04 1.33 70% 26% 0.0% 11%
2016 30 STL NL 41 0.0% 17.1% 7.3% 4.9% 14% 2.33 5.4 7.6 1.21 1.13 76% 23% 0.0% 21%
2016 30 PIT NL 92 0.0% 19.6% 10.9% 3.3% 18% 1.80 4.3 9.8 0.97 1.42 67% 28% 0.0% 6%
6 Yrs 291 0.7% 21.3% 10.3% 4.8% 22% 2.07 4.1 128.0 10.7 1.10 1.44 67% 24% 2.4% 10%
MLB Averages 2.6% 20.0% 7.9% 7.6% 33% 2.53 4.5 34.4 8.4 0.83 1.11 68% 23% 7.9% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2011 25 PIT NL -0.8 -0.1 31 -0.2 0.5 -0.7 1.42 -0.1 -0.0 -0.8 -0.1 0.88 -1.1 0.65 2
2012 26 PIT NL -0.0 0.0 5 -0.0 0.0 -0.1 1.42 -0.0 0.0 -0.0 0.0 0.84 -0.1 1.42 4
2013 27 MIN AL 2.4 0.2 17 0.2 0.3 -0.1 .65 0.2 0.1 3.1 0.3 1.00 4.3 1
2014 28 MIN AL -3.8 -0.4 82 -0.2 0.9 -1.1 .80 -0.4 0.2 -1.2 -0.1 0.92 -2.6 0.00 2
2015 29 MIN AL 0.0 0.0 27 0.0 0.3 -0.3 .71 0.0 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0 0.89 -0.2 0.00 1
2016 30 TOT NL -3.4 -0.3 138 0.2 2.2 -2.0 .91 -0.4 0.6 -0.6 -0.1 0.98 -3.3 0.58 6
2016 30 STL NL 1.5 0.1 43 0.4 0.9 -0.6 .98 0.1 0.3 2.7 0.3 1.07 1.8 0.12 4
2016 30 PIT NL -4.9 -0.5 95 -0.2 1.2 -1.4 .87 -0.5 0.3 -3.3 -0.3 0.94 -5.2 1.49 2
6 Yrs -5.5 -0.6 300 -0.0 4.3 -4.3 .91 -0.8 0.7 0.1 -0.0 0.94 -3.2 0.65 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
2011 25 PIT NL 0 0 50% 10 1 1 50% 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 67% 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 1
2012 26 PIT NL 0 0 0% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 27 MIN AL 0 0 14% 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 67% 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1
2014 28 MIN AL 1 0 44% 36 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 44% 9 7 2 1 1 0 6 1 5
2015 29 MIN AL 0 0 20% 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50% 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
2016 30 TOT NL 2 0 43% 62 0 3 0% 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 5 47% 8 6 2 4 2 1 5 0 5
2016 30 STL NL 0 0 41% 24 0 1 0% 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 20% 3 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 1
2016 30 PIT NL 2 0 44% 38 0 2 0% 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 4 58% 5 3 2 3 1 1 4 0 4
6 Yrs 3 0 38% 130 2 4 33% 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 1 0 0 3 7 47% 22 16 6 7 4 2 14 2 12

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
2011 25 PIT NL 29 34% 7 2 1 2 0 0 0 0.65 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0% 4 0 0% 4 1 25% 15 0 0% 0 0 3 2 67% 0
2012 26 PIT NL 5 20% 1 0 0 4 1 0 0 1.42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0% 0 0 1 0 0% 0
2013 27 MIN AL 16 50% 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 50% 0 0 12 3 25% 1 1 100% 0 0 0
2014 28 MIN AL 81 43% 16 4 0 2 0 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 14 0 0% 5 1 20% 46 4 9% 4 1 25% 6 1 17% 0
2015 29 MIN AL 27 22% 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0% 6 0 0% 5 0 0% 15 2 13% 2 0 0% 1 0 0% 0
2016 30 TOT NL 133 20% 31 7 0 6 1 0 0 0.58 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 100% 26 1 4% 10 5 50% 88 13 15% 9 5 56% 6 3 50% 0
2016 30 STL NL 41 27% 14 4 0 4 1 0 0 0.12 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0% 2 1 50% 31 5 16% 1 1 100% 3 1 33% 0
2016 30 PIT NL 92 16% 17 3 0 2 0 0 0 1.49 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 100% 17 1 6% 8 4 50% 57 8 14% 8 4 50% 3 2 67% 0
6 Yrs 291 30% 65 14 2 16 2 0 0 0.65 2 0 9 1 1 1 1 0 4 2 50% 52 2 4% 24 7 29% 178 22 12% 16 7 44% 17 6 35% 0
MLB Averages 54% 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
2011 25 PIT NL 29 113 3.90 73 65.8% 26.0% 16.4% 31.5% 26.0% 74.0% 5.0% 48.6% 77.8% 27.6% 6.9% 2 0 13.8% 4 1 6.9% 2 0 0 7 0.0% 0 0 0
2012 26 PIT NL 5 25 5.00 14 56.0% 28.6% 14.3% 35.7% 21.4% 71.4% 0.0% 40.0% 80.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0 0 20.0% 1 1 20.0% 1 1 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0
2013 27 MIN AL 16 59 3.69 35 59.3% 45.7% 11.4% 14.3% 28.6% 54.3% 0.0% 32.2% 78.9% 12.5% 0.0% 0 0 6.3% 1 1 18.8% 3 2 1 2 33.3% 0 0 0
2014 28 MIN AL 81 298 3.68 191 64.1% 35.6% 13.1% 19.9% 31.4% 64.4% 0.0% 41.3% 79.7% 23.5% 2.5% 2 0 13.6% 11 2 11.1% 9 6 6 9 40.0% 0 0 0
2015 29 MIN AL 27 119 4.41 74 62.2% 32.4% 24.3% 28.4% 14.9% 67.6% 0.0% 42.0% 64.0% 22.2% 3.7% 1 0 22.2% 6 4 11.1% 3 2 4 7 36.4% 0 0 0
2016 30 TOT NL 133 547 4.11 336 61.4% 25.6% 17.6% 28.6% 28.3% 74.4% 0.0% 45.7% 76.4% 26.3% 0.8% 1 0 6.0% 8 5 10.5% 14 8 6 19 24.0% 0 0 0
2016 30 STL NL 41 145 3.54 91 62.8% 22.0% 17.6% 26.4% 34.1% 78.0% 0.0% 49.0% 77.5% 39.0% 2.4% 1 0 4.9% 2 0 12.2% 5 3 2 5 28.6% 0 0 0
2016 30 PIT NL 92 402 4.37 245 60.9% 26.9% 17.6% 29.4% 26.1% 73.1% 0.0% 44.5% 76.0% 20.7% 0.0% 0 0 6.5% 6 5 9.8% 9 5 4 14 22.2% 0 0 0
6 Yrs 291 1161 3.99 723 62.4% 30.0% 16.6% 26.0% 27.4% 70.0% 0.5% 43.7% 76.3% 24.1% 2.1% 6 0 10.7% 31 14 11.0% 32 19 17 45 27.4% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.83 63.9% 27.3% 16.3% 27.3% 29.2% 72.7% 1.4% 46.5% 77.6% 27.5% 4.6% 13.8% 8.3% 23.8%

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
2011 25 10 29 26 5 7 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 7 .269 .345 .269 .614 76 7 0 0 0 0 1
2012 26 16 34 30 5 8 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 8 .267 .353 .267 .620 78 8 0 0 0 0 1
2013 27 22 50 43 7 13 1 0 1 4 1 1 7 11 .302 .400 .395 .795 124 17 1 0 0 0 1
2014 28 50 131 118 18 29 5 0 2 9 2 1 12 26 .246 .321 .339 .660 86 40 1 1 0 0 1
2015 29 65 158 140 20 34 7 0 2 11 2 1 17 37 .243 .329 .336 .665 87 47 1 1 0 0 1
2016 30 125 291 256 39 65 11 1 2 24 2 4 30 62 .254 .332 .328 .660 82 84 2 1 2 2 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 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
2011 25 10 30 27 6 8 0 0 0 0 1 3 7 .296 .367 .296 .663 3 10
2012 26 6 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 6
2013 27 6 16 13 2 5 1 0 1 4 0 3 3 .385 .500 .692 1.192 5 6
2014 28 28 81 75 11 16 4 0 1 5 1 5 15 .213 .272 .307 .578 6 28
2015 29 15 27 22 2 5 2 0 0 2 0 5 11 .227 .370 .318 .689 3 15
2016 30 60 134 117 19 32 4 1 0 13 0 13 25 .274 .341 .325 .666 13 60
6 Yrs 125 293 258 40 66 11 1 2 24 2 30 62 .256 .333 .329 .663 30 125
162 Game Avg. 162 380 334 52 86 14 1 3 31 3 39 80 .256 .333 .329 .663 39 125



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