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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)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2012 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Phillies/BlueJays/Royals/Pirates 2010-2014
2014 Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible, 1 yr/$510k (14) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 1.158, Arb Eligible: 2015, Free Agent: 2019 [*], Agents: Metis Sports Management [*]
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Standard Fielding

Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
2010 PIT NL 30 C 9 8 8 77.1 65 56 9 0 0 1.000 2 2 31 34 7.56 7.22 .992 8.04 7.97 0 3 3 4 57% 29% 0
2011 PHI NL 31 C 1 1 1 10.0 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 0 0 9.00 10.00 .992 8.01 8.00 1 0 1 0 0% 28% 0
2012 PHI NL 32 C 41 38 36 343.1 366 339 26 1 3 .997 5 6 17 22 9.57 8.90 .992 8.36 8.26 3 8 18 15 45% 27% 2
2013 PHI NL 33 C 60 54 52 478.1 441 414 26 1 5 .998 1 -4 3 -10 8.28 7.33 .993 8.10 8.10 1 16 33 9 21% 28% 1
2014 TOT AL 34 C 33 23 19 215.0 185 175 10 0 1 1.000 1 1 5 5 7.74 5.61 .993 8.22 8.20 1 4 17 6 26% 27% 0
2014 TOT AL 34 DH 3 3
2014 TOR AL 34 C 25 18 15 167.0 150 141 9 0 1 1.000 1 1 6 7 8.08 6.00 .993 8.22 8.20 1 3 13 5 28% 27% 0
2014 TOR AL 34 DH 2 2
2014 KCR AL 34 C 8 5 4 48.0 35 34 1 0 0 1.000 0 0 5 0 6.56 4.38 .993 8.21 8.20 0 1 4 1 20% 27% 0
2014 KCR AL 34 DH 1 1
5 Seasons C 144 124 116 1124.0 1067 994 71 2 9 .998 9 5 10 5 8.53 7.40 .993 8.20 8.16 6 31 72 34 32% 27% 3
1 Season DH 3 3
5 Seasons TOT 144 124 116 1124.0 1067 994 71 2 9 .998 9 5 10 4 8.53 7.40 .993 8.20 8.16 6 31 72 34 32% 27% 3
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Sabermetric Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP
2010 PIT NL 30 C 2 31 2 2 34 0 0 0 2
2011 PHI NL 31 C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 PHI NL 32 C 5 17 5 6 22 1 1 3
2013 PHI NL 33 C 1 3 1 -4 -10 0 -1 -2
2014 TOR AL 34 C 1 6 0 1 1 7 -1 1
2014 KCR AL 34 C 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Seasons C 9 10 0 9 5 5 0 1 -1 4
5 Seasons TOT 10 9 0 10 5 4 0 1 -1 4

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
2010 PIT NL 30 9 8 9 9 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 PHI NL 31 2 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2012 PHI NL 32 50 38 50 41 0 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 1
2013 PHI NL 33 68 54 68 60 0 60 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
2014 TOR AL 34 34 20 34 25 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 9 2
2014 KCR AL 34 10 6 10 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0
5 Seasons 173 127 173 144 0 144 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 34 3
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1914 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Advanced Fielding -- C*

Pitching Stats Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA ERA RAvg Fld F2O% XI FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag SO Tot 1B 2B 3B K23 Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 263 n23 GB bFld bF2O%
2010 PIT NL 30 331 4.42 4.66 5 100% 0 0 56 3 0 1 52 9 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100%
2011 PHI NL 31 44 3.60 3.60 2 100% 0 1 10 1 0 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100%
2012 PHI NL 32 1417 3.36 3.75 18 100% 0 0 339 9 5 5 320 26 6 2 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 1 11 100%
2013 PHI NL 33 2060 4.61 4.87 19 95% 0 0 414 12 4 5 393 26 8 0 0 8 1 0 0 1 0 5 0 3 3 6 100%
2014 TOR AL 34 714 4.80 4.96 6 100% 0 0 141 5 1 1 134 9 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
2014 KCR AL 34 197 3.38 5.44 1 100% 0 0 34 1 0 0 33 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Seasons 4763 4.18 4.54 51 98% 0 1 994 31 10 13 940 71 17 2 0 18 2 0 0 2 0 9 1 3 5 19 100%
MLB Averages 3.93 4.27 91% 85%

Advanced Fielding -- C Baserunning*

Year Tm Lg Age PB WP SBO SB CS CSctch CS% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS RBA RK SBlev CSlev
2010 PIT NL 30 0 3 112 3 4 4 57% 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 5 1.03 1.28
2011 PHI NL 31 1 0 15 1 0 0 0% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.25
2012 PHI NL 32 3 8 504 18 15 12 45% 18 12 0 3 0 0 2 1 36 17 1.38 2.02
2013 PHI NL 33 1 16 762 33 9 6 21% 27 8 6 1 0 0 1 0 63 13 1.17 0.94
2014 TOR AL 34 1 3 287 13 5 5 28% 11 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 19 5 1.22 1.01
2014 KCR AL 34 0 1 58 4 1 1 20% 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 0.86 1.32
5 Seasons 6 31 1738 72 34 28 32% 64 30 8 4 0 0 3 1 136 41 1.23 1.48
MLB Averages 27% 1.31 1.26



* - 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

Caught Stealing %s c a p y
2012 NL  45.5 (3rd)

Total Zone Runs as C s c a p y
Active  9 (18th)

                           

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