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Ryan Lavarnway    \la-VARN-way\

Ryan Cole Lavarnway (twitter: @RyanLavarnway)

Positions: Catcher, Designated Hitter and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 240 lb.

Born: August 7, 1987 in Burbank, CA
High School: El Camino Real HS (Woodland Hills, CA)
School: Yale University (New Haven, CT)
Drafted
by the Boston Red Sox in the 6th round of the 2008 amateur draft.
Signed July 28, 2008. (All Transactions)
Debut: August 18, 2011 (Age 24.011, 17,649th in MLB history)   vs. KCR 4 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2012 season [*]
Teams (by GP): RedSox/Orioles 2011-2015
2015 Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 1.133, Arb Eligible: 2017, Free Agent: 2020 [*], Agents: Wasserman Media Group [*]
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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 23 BOS AL 17 43 39 5 9 2 0 2 8 0 0 4 10 .231 .302 .436 .738 96 17 1 0 0 0 0 /2D
2012 24 BOS AL 46 166 153 11 24 8 0 2 12 0 0 11 41 .157 .211 .248 .459 24 38 4 0 0 2 0 2D
2013 25 BOS AL 25 82 77 8 23 7 0 1 14 0 0 2 17 .299 .329 .429 .758 106 33 3 2 0 1 0 2/D
2014 26 BOS AL 9 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 1 0 0 0 0 /3
2015 27 BAL AL 9 28 24 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 7 .125 .250 .167 .417 20 4 1 0 0 0 0 /2
5 Yrs 106 329 303 25 59 18 0 5 34 0 0 21 78 .195 .249 .304 .553 50 92 10 2 0 3 0
162 Game Avg. 162 503 463 38 90 28 0 8 52 0 0 32 119 .195 .249 .304 .553 50 141 15 3 0 5 0
BOS (4 yrs) 97 301 279 24 56 17 0 5 34 0 0 17 71 .201 .249 .315 .565 52 88 9 2 0 3 0
BAL (1 yr) 9 28 24 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 7 .125 .250 .167 .417 20 4 1 0 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 23 BOS AL 17 43 1 0 -0 2 -0 3 0.3 2 4 0.5 .518 .502 0.3 0.2 3 /2D
2012 24 BOS AL 46 166 -16 -0 -0 -4 0 -21 -2.2 6 -14 -1.6 .452 .486 -1.2 -0.4 -10 $482,000 2D
2013 25 BOS AL 25 82 -0 -0 -0 -1 1 -1 -0.1 3 2 0.2 .496 .499 0.3 0.0 3 2/D
2014 26 BOS AL 9 10 -3 -0 -0 0 -0 -3 -0.3 0 -2 -0.3 .464 .498 -0.3 0.0 -3 $510,000 /3
2015 27 BAL AL 9 28 -3 -0 -0 0 0 -3 -0.3 1 -2 -0.2 .465 .498 -0.2 0.1 -2 /2
5 Seasons 106 329 -21 -1 -1 -3 1 -24 -2.6 12 -12 -1.4 .475 .494 -1.1 -0.1 -9 $992,000
BOS (4 yrs) 97 301 -18 -0 -1 -3 1 -21 -2.3 11 -10 -1.2 .476 .494 -0.9 -0.2 -7 $992,000
BAL (1 yr) 9 28 -3 -0 -0 0 0 -3 -0.3 1 -2 -0.2 .465 .498 -0.2 0.1 -2

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 23 BOS AL 43 31 5 4.3 103 .259 .231 .264 .302 .330 .436 .418 .738 .747 96 .470 -0.3 -0.0 .677 .308 .205 .0
2012 24 BOS AL 166 135 8 1.6 102 .196 .157 .260 .211 .326 .248 .419 .459 .745 24 .126 -16.4 -1.6 .368 .163 .092 .0
2013 25 BOS AL 82 58 10 4.6 100 .367 .299 .260 .329 .325 .429 .411 .758 .736 106 .509 0.7 0.1 .649 .156 .130 .0
2014 26 BOS AL 10 11 0 0.0 93 .000 .000 .255 .000 .318 .000 .393 .000 .711 -100 .000 -2.6 -0.3 .000 .000 .000
2015 27 BAL AL 28 22 1 1.2 96 .176 .125 .253 .250 .318 .167 .402 .417 .721 20 .086 -2.6 -0.3 .364 .208 .042
5 Yrs 329 257 24 2.5 101 .242 .195 .260 .249 .325 .304 .415 .553 .740 50 .251 -21.2 -2.1 .453 .178 .109 .0
162 Game Avg. 503 393 37 2.5 101 .242 .195 .260 .249 .325 .304 .415 .553 .740 50 .251 -21.2 -2.1 .453 .178 .109
BOS (4 yrs) 301 235 23 2.6 101 .248 .201 .261 .249 .326 .315 .416 .565 .741 52 .266 -18.7 -1.9 .461 .176 .115 .0
BAL (1 yr) 28 22 1 1.2 96 .176 .125 .253 .250 .318 .167 .402 .417 .721 20 .085 -2.6 -0.3 .364 .208 .042

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 23 BOS AL 43 4.7% 23.3% 9.3% 9.3% 44% 2.50 3.9 19.5 4.9 0.45 0.46 63% 14% 10.5% 5%
2012 24 BOS AL 166 1.2% 24.7% 6.6% 6.0% 42% 3.73 3.7 76.5 12.8 0.75 1.02 67% 14% 3.8% 18%
2013 25 BOS AL 82 1.2% 20.7% 2.4% 9.8% 35% 8.50 4.5 77.0 5.5 0.69 1.10 73% 25% 2.9% 6%
2014 26 BOS AL 10 0.0% 30.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.3 1.33 1.67 70% 0% 0.0% 33%
2015 27 BAL AL 28 0.0% 25.0% 14.3% 3.6% 33% 1.75 3.4 0.42 0.50 61% 35% 0.0% 8%
5 Yrs 329 1.5% 23.7% 6.4% 7.0% 39% 3.71 3.9 60.6 8.9 0.68 0.92 68% 18% 4.2% 13%
MLB Averages 2.5% 19.7% 7.9% 7.4% 33% 2.49 4.6 36.1 8.5 0.83 1.10 68% 21% 7.5% 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 23 BOS AL -0.3 -0.0 44 -0.2 0.7 -0.9 1.02 0.2 -0.4 -0.5 -0.0 1.13 1.7 1.88 2
2012 24 BOS AL -16.4 -1.6 168 -2.0 1.8 -3.7 1.06 -1.3 -0.6 -16.3 -1.6 0.91 -15.7 0.99 3
2013 25 BOS AL 0.6 0.1 82 0.4 1.6 -1.2 .97 -0.1 0.5 3.6 0.3 1.06 0.6 0.67 5
2014 26 BOS AL -2.7 -0.3 10 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 .66 -0.2 -0.0 -3.9 -0.4 1.08 -3.1 0.76 4
2015 27 BAL AL -2.6 -0.3 28 -0.2 0.2 -0.4 .74 -0.2 -0.1 -3.1 -0.3 0.79 -3.0 3.82 1
5 Yrs -21.3 -2.2 332 -2.2 4.2 -6.4 .99 -1.6 -0.6 -20.1 -2.0 0.97 -19.5 1.13 15

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 23 BOS AL 2 0 27% 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0% 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0
2012 24 BOS AL 1 0 27% 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 22% 7 6 1 0 0 0 2 1 1
2013 25 BOS AL 0 0 27% 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11% 4 4 0 3 3 0 2 1 1
2014 26 BOS AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 27 BAL AL 0 0 14% 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Yrs 3 0 26% 91 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 4 13% 14 13 1 4 4 0 5 3 2

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 23 BOS AL 43 42% 9 1 0 2 0 0 0 1.88 2 0 4 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 13 1 8% 4 0 0% 41 6 15% 3 2 67% 1 0 0% 0
2012 24 BOS AL 166 32% 24 1 0 3 0 0 0 0.99 2 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 24 4 17% 15 9 60% 91 10 11% 5 3 60% 10 9 90% 0
2013 25 BOS AL 82 38% 23 3 0 5 1 0 0 0.67 1 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 23 3 13% 8 3 38% 69 13 19% 2 2 100% 4 4 100% 0
2014 26 BOS AL 10 70% 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0.76 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 33% 3 0 0% 9 0 0% 1 0 0% 1 0 0% 0
2015 27 BAL AL 28 29% 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 3.82 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 20% 4 0 0% 11 0 0% 1 0 0% 0 0 0
5 Yrs 329 36% 59 6 0 15 1 0 0 1.13 5 0 10 2 3 1 4 0 0 0 68 10 15% 34 12 35% 221 29 13% 12 7 58% 16 13 81% 0
MLB Averages 55% 68% 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
2011 23 BOS AL 43 168 3.91 109 64.9% 36.7% 17.4% 19.3% 26.6% 63.3% 0.0% 41.1% 72.5% 23.3% 2.3% 1 0 9.3% 4 0 11.6% 5 1 1 9 10.0% 0 0 0
2012 24 BOS AL 166 675 4.07 449 66.5% 32.3% 16.3% 26.1% 25.4% 67.7% 0.0% 45.0% 76.0% 21.1% 4.2% 7 0 12.0% 20 7 7.2% 12 7 11 30 26.8% 0 0 0
2013 25 BOS AL 82 340 4.15 219 64.4% 28.8% 13.7% 29.7% 27.9% 71.2% 0.0% 45.9% 80.8% 20.7% 3.7% 3 0 14.6% 12 4 8.5% 7 5 5 12 29.4% 0 0 0
2014 26 BOS AL 10 46 4.60 28 60.9% 25.0% 25.0% 25.0% 25.0% 75.0% 0.0% 45.7% 66.7% 20.0% 10.0% 1 0 20.0% 2 1 10.0% 1 1 0 3 0.0% 0 0 0
2015 27 BAL AL 28 119 4.25 71 59.7% 33.8% 15.5% 26.8% 23.9% 66.2% 0.0% 39.5% 76.6% 21.4% 0.0% 0 0 14.3% 4 2 14.3% 4 2 0 7 0.0% 0 0 0
5 Yrs 329 1348 4.10 876 65.0% 31.8% 16.0% 26.1% 26.0% 68.2% 0.0% 44.3% 76.5% 21.3% 3.6% 12 0 12.8% 42 14 8.8% 29 16 17 61 21.8% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.9% 27.6% 15.9% 27.1% 29.4% 72.4% 1.4% 46.2% 78.1% 27.0% 4.6% 13.8% 8.3% 24.2%

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 23 17 43 39 5 9 2 0 2 8 0 0 4 10 .231 .302 .436 .738 96 17 1 0 0 0 0
2012 24 63 209 192 16 33 10 0 4 20 0 0 15 51 .172 .230 .286 .516 39 55 5 0 0 2 0
2013 25 88 291 269 24 56 17 0 5 34 0 0 17 68 .208 .258 .327 .585 58 88 8 2 0 3 0
2014 26 97 301 279 24 56 17 0 5 34 0 0 17 71 .201 .249 .315 .565 52 88 9 2 0 3 0
2015 27 106 329 303 25 59 18 0 5 34 0 0 21 78 .195 .249 .304 .553 50 92 10 2 0 3 0

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
2011 23 17 43 39 5 9 2 0 2 8 0 4 10 .231 .302 .436 .738 5 17
2012 24 46 166 153 11 24 8 0 2 12 0 11 41 .157 .211 .248 .459 8 46
2013 25 25 83 78 8 24 7 0 1 15 0 2 17 .308 .337 .436 .773 11 25
2014 26 9 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 9
2015 27 9 28 24 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 4 7 .125 .250 .167 .417 1 9
5 Yrs 106 330 304 25 60 18 0 5 35 0 21 78 .197 .252 .306 .557 25 106
162 Game Avg. 162 504 465 38 92 28 0 8 53 0 32 119 .197 .252 .306 .557 38 106



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