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Erik Kratz

Erik Floyd Kratz (twitter: @ErikKratz31)

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 245 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, 17,388th 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/Pirates/Royals/Astros 2010-2016
2017 Contract Status: 1st-Year Arb Eligible (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2017): 3.167, Arb Eligible: 2017, Free Agent: 2020 [*], 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 36 23 19 225.0 198 188 10 0 2 1.000 1 2 5 10 7.92 5.50 .993 8.24 8.21 1 4 18 6 25% 27% 0
2014 TOT AL 34 DH 6 3
2014 TOR AL 34 C 25 18 15 167.0 150 141 9 0 1 1.000 1 2 7 15 8.08 6.00 .993 8.24 8.21 1 3 13 5 28% 27% 0
2014 TOR AL 34 DH 4 2
2014 KCR AL 34 C 11 5 4 58.0 48 47 1 0 1 1.000 0 0 0 0 7.45 4.36 .993 8.24 8.21 0 1 5 1 17% 26% 0
2014 KCR AL 34 DH 2 1
2015 TOT MLB 35 C 7 3 2 31.0 28 26 2 0 1 1.000 -1 0 -39 0 8.13 4.00 .994 8.39 8.29 0 2 2 1 33% 30% 0
2015 KCR AL 35 C 4 1 0 12.0 13 12 1 0 0 1.000 -1 0 -100 0 9.75 3.25 .994 8.25 8.20 0 1 2 0 0% 32% 0
2015 PHI NL 35 C 3 2 2 19.0 15 14 1 0 1 1.000 0 0 0 0 7.11 5.00 .993 8.48 8.40 0 1 0 1 100% 28% 0
2015 PHI NL 35 1B 2 2 0 14.0 15 15 0 0 2 1.000 -0 0 -26 0 9.64 7.50 .994 9.32 9.25
2016 TOT MLB 36 C 30 24 17 222.0 190 173 15 2 1 .989 2 2 12 10 7.62 6.27 .993 8.72 8.63 2 9 9 8 47% 28% 1
2016 TOT MLB 36 P 2 0 0 2.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 4.50 0.50 .950 1.80 1.50 0 0 0
2016 HOU AL 36 C 13 9 4 83.0 72 64 7 1 0 .986 0 1 6 14 7.70 5.46 .994 8.57 8.48 0 6 4 4 50% 29% 0
2016 HOU AL 36 DH 1 0
2016 HOU AL 36 P 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 1.80 1.40 0 0 0
2016 PIT NL 36 C 17 15 13 139.0 118 109 8 1 1 .992 2 1 16 9 7.58 6.88 .993 8.81 8.75 2 3 5 4 44% 27% 1
2016 PIT NL 36 1B 1 0 0 0.1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 -0 0 -1116 0 27.00 1.00 .990 8.10 9.00
2016 PIT NL 36 P 1 0 0 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 9.00 1.00 .950 1.80 1.60 0 0 0
7 Seasons C 184 151 135 1387.0 1298 1206 88 4 12 .997 10 9 9 7 8.40 7.03 .993 8.29 8.24 8 42 84 43 34% 28% 4
2 Seasons DH 7 3
2 Seasons 1B 3 2 0 14.1 16 16 0 0 2 1.000 -1 0 -51 0 10.05 5.33 .994 9.29 9.17
1 Season P 2 0 0 2.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 4.50 0.50 .950 1.80 1.50 0 0 0
7 Seasons TOT 189 153 135 1403.1 1315 1223 88 4 14 .997 10 9 8 5 8.41 6.94 .993 8.29 8.19 8 42 84 43 34% 28% 4
Lg 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
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-1930 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1930 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 1930 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 1913 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1930 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1913) 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 1930 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 7 1 2 15 0 1
2014 KCR AL 34 C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 KCR AL 35 C -1 -100 -1 0 0 0 0
2015 PHI NL 35 C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 PHI NL 35 1B -0 -26 -0 0 -0 0 0 0 0
2016 HOU AL 36 C 0 6 0 0 1 14 0 1
2016 HOU AL 36 P 0 0 0 0 0
2016 PIT NL 36 C 2 16 0 2 1 9 0 1
2016 PIT NL 36 1B -0 -1116 -0 -0 0 0 0 0
2016 PIT NL 36 P 0 0 0 0 0
7 Seasons C 10 9 0 10 9 7 0 1 0 6
2 Seasons 1B -1 -51 -1 -0 -0 0 0 0 0
1 Season P 0 0 0 0 0
7 Seasons TOT 12 8 -1 -0 -0 12 9 5 0 0 1 0 6 0

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 13 6 13 11 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0
2015 PHI NL 35 12 4 12 5 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
2015 KCR AL 35 4 1 4 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 PIT NL 36 18 15 18 18 1 17 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 HOU AL 36 15 9 14 14 1 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
7 Seasons 225 156 224 188 2 184 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 42 3
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1913 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 34 235 2.79 4.50 1 100% 0 0 47 1 0 1 45 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
2015 KCR AL 35 47 1.50 1.50 1 100% 0 0 12 1 0 0 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 PHI NL 35 81 5.68 5.68 1 100% 0 0 14 0 1 1 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0
2016 PIT NL 36 585 3.56 3.76 6 100% 0 0 109 4 0 1 104 8 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 100%
2016 HOU AL 36 352 5.10 5.31 2 50% 0 0 64 1 1 0 62 7 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Seasons 5866 4.14 4.46 61 97% 0 1 1206 37 12 16 1141 88 20 2 0 23 4 0 0 4 0 12 1 4 7 20 100%
MLB Averages 3.96 4.31 91% 84%

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 73 5 1 1 17% 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 1 1.33 1.33
2015 KCR AL 35 0 1 16 2 0 0 0% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1.02
2015 PHI NL 35 0 1 24 0 1 0 100% 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0.83
2016 PIT NL 36 2 3 223 5 4 4 44% 5 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 12 5 2.02 1.57
2016 HOU AL 36 0 6 127 4 4 3 50% 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 4 1.60 1.29
7 Seasons 8 42 2143 84 43 35 34% 76 36 8 6 0 1 4 2 167 51 1.31 1.45
MLB Averages 28% 1.31 1.26

Advanced Fielding -- P*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt 31 Tot 1B 2B Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 163 GB LD bFld bF2O%
2016 HOU AL 36 6 150% 83% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 PIT NL 36 5 80% 40% 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Season 11 118% 64% 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLB Averages 75% 32% 84% 79%

Advanced Fielding -- 1B*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag 3U Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 363 361 36 GB GBs LD LDs LDf bFld bF2O%
2015 PHI NL 35 57 47% 77% 33% 2 100% 0 15 0 13 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
2016 PIT NL 36 6 17% 100% 67% 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Seasons 63 44% 79% 37% 2 100% 0 16 0 14 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
MLB Averages 57% 75% 32% 93% 83%



* - 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 1930 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  10 (20th)

                           

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