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Ryan Lavarnway    \la-VARN-way\

Ryan Cole Lavarnway (twitter: @RyanLavarnway)

Positions: Catcher 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/Braves/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 TOT MLB 27 87 77 6 16 5 0 2 6 0 0 10 22 .208 .299 .351 .649 79 27 2 0 0 0 1 2/3
2015 27 BAL AL 10 32 28 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 7 .107 .219 .143 .362 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 /2
2015 27 ATL NL 17 55 49 5 13 4 0 2 6 0 0 6 15 .265 .345 .469 .815 123 23 1 0 0 0 1 2/3
5 Yrs 124 388 356 30 72 22 0 7 40 0 0 27 93 .202 .260 .323 .583 58 115 11 2 0 3 1
162 Game Avg. 162 507 465 39 94 29 0 9 52 0 0 35 122 .202 .260 .323 .583 58 150 14 3 0 4 1
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
ATL (1 yr) 17 55 49 5 13 4 0 2 6 0 0 6 15 .265 .345 .469 .815 123 23 1 0 0 0 1
BAL (1 yr) 10 32 28 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 7 .107 .219 .143 .362 3 4 1 0 0 0 0
AL (5 yrs) 107 333 307 25 59 18 0 5 34 0 0 21 78 .192 .246 .300 .546 48 92 10 2 0 3 0
NL (1 yr) 17 55 49 5 13 4 0 2 6 0 0 6 15 .265 .345 .469 .815 123 23 1 0 0 0 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
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 10 32 -4 -0 -0 0 1 -4 -0.4 1 -3 -0.3 .457 .497 -0.3 0.1 -3 /2
2015 27 ATL NL 17 55 1 0 0 0 1 2 0.3 2 4 0.4 .516 .502 0.4 0.1 4 2/3
5 Seasons 124 388 -21 -0 -1 -3 2 -23 -2.5 14 -9 -1.1 .480 .495 -0.8 -0.0 -6 $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
ATL (1 yr) 17 55 1 0 0 0 1 2 0.3 2 4 0.4 .516 .502 0.4 0.1 4
BAL (1 yr) 10 32 -4 -0 -0 0 1 -4 -0.4 1 -3 -0.3 .457 .497 -0.3 0.1 -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 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 96 .000 .000 .258 .000 .322 .000 .398 .000 .720 -100 .000 -2.7 -0.3 .000 .000 .000
2015 27 TOT MLB 87 63 9 3.8 98 .264 .208 .258 .299 .320 .351 .408 .649 .729 79 .434 -2.0 -0.2 .587 .273 .143 .0
2015 27 BAL AL 32 26 1 1.0 99 .143 .107 .258 .219 .319 .143 .413 .362 .732 3 .064 -3.7 -0.4 .308 .179 .036
2015 27 ATL NL 55 37 8 5.8 97 .344 .265 .258 .345 .321 .469 .405 .815 .726 123 .624 1.7 0.2 .784 .327 .204 .0
5 Yrs 388 298 32 2.9 100 .251 .202 .260 .260 .325 .323 .414 .583 .739 58 .303 -20.7 -2.1 .488 .197 .121 .0
162 Game Avg. 507 389 42 2.9 100 .251 .202 .260 .260 .325 .323 .414 .583 .739 58 .303 -20.7 -2.1 .488 .197 .121
BOS (4 yrs) 301 235 23 2.6 101 .248 .201 .261 .249 .326 .315 .416 .565 .742 52 .266 -18.7 -1.9 .461 .176 .115 .0
ATL (1 yr) 55 37 8 5.8 97 .344 .265 .258 .345 .321 .469 .405 .815 .726 123 .624 1.7 0.2 .784 .327 .204 .0
BAL (1 yr) 32 26 1 1.0 99 .143 .107 .258 .219 .319 .143 .413 .362 .732 3 .064 -3.7 -0.4 .308 .179 .036
AL (5 yrs) 333 261 24 2.5 101 .238 .192 .260 .246 .325 .300 .416 .546 .741 48 .245 -22.4 -2.3 .446 .176 .107 .0
NL (1 yr) 55 37 8 5.8 97 .344 .265 .258 .345 .321 .469 .405 .815 .726 123 .624 1.7 0.2 .784 .327 .204 .0

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 TOT MLB 87 2.3% 25.3% 11.5% 8.1% 44% 2.20 3.5 38.5 12.8 0.62 0.72 61% 25% 6.9% 15%
2015 27 BAL AL 32 0.0% 21.9% 12.5% 3.1% 33% 1.75 4.0 0.40 0.46 66% 33% 0.0% 13%
2015 27 ATL NL 55 3.6% 27.3% 10.9% 10.9% 46% 2.50 3.3 24.5 8.2 0.79 1.00 58% 21% 12.5% 16%
5 Yrs 388 1.8% 24.0% 7.0% 7.5% 40% 3.44 3.8 50.9 8.9 0.68 0.92 67% 18% 5.1% 13%
MLB Averages 2.5% 19.8% 7.8% 7.5% 33% 2.52 4.5 35.8 8.5 0.83 1.11 68% 22% 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
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 TOT MLB -2.0 -0.2 89 -0.7 0.9 -1.6 .99 -0.3 -0.4 -4.5 -0.5 0.90 -4.0 1.47 4
2015 27 BAL AL -3.7 -0.4 32 -0.4 0.2 -0.6 .89 -0.3 -0.2 -5.2 -0.5 0.91 -4.2 3.83 1
2015 27 ATL NL 1.7 0.2 57 -0.3 0.7 -1.0 1.05 0.0 -0.3 0.6 0.1 0.89 0.2 0.68 3
5 Yrs -20.8 -2.1 393 -2.7 4.9 -7.6 1.01 -1.7 -1.0 -21.6 -2.2 0.97 -20.5 1.05 18

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 TOT MLB 0 0 17% 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 1 40% 3 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
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
2015 27 ATL NL 0 0 18% 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 1 100% 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
5 Yrs 3 0 25% 113 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 5 20% 14 13 1 4 4 0 7 3 4

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 TOT MLB 87 36% 16 1 0 4 0 0 0 1.47 2 0 4 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 15 2 13% 7 1 14% 45 4 9% 2 1 50% 3 1 33% 0
2015 27 BAL AL 32 25% 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 3.83 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 14% 5 0 0% 18 0 0% 1 0 0% 1 0 0% 0
2015 27 ATL NL 55 42% 13 0 0 3 0 0 0 0.68 2 0 3 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 8 1 13% 2 1 50% 27 4 15% 1 1 100% 2 1 50% 0
5 Yrs 388 36% 72 6 0 18 1 0 0 1.05 7 0 14 3 4 1 6 0 0 0 78 11 14% 37 13 35% 255 33 13% 13 8 62% 19 14 74% 0
MLB Averages 55% 67% 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 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 TOT MLB 87 338 3.89 206 61.5% 29.6% 19.9% 23.8% 26.7% 70.4% 2.3% 43.3% 71.7% 23.0% 6.9% 6 0 18.4% 16 4 6.9% 6 3 2 20 9.1% 0 0 0
2015 27 BAL AL 32 138 4.31 84 60.9% 32.1% 14.3% 28.6% 25.0% 67.9% 0.0% 41.3% 78.9% 21.9% 0.0% 0 0 15.6% 5 3 12.5% 4 2 0 7 0.0% 0 0 0
2015 27 ATL NL 55 200 3.64 122 61.9% 27.9% 23.8% 20.5% 27.9% 72.1% 3.8% 44.7% 67.0% 23.6% 10.9% 6 0 20.0% 11 1 3.6% 2 1 2 13 13.3% 0 0 0
5 Yrs 388 1567 4.04 1011 64.6% 31.3% 16.8% 25.6% 26.3% 68.7% 0.5% 44.4% 75.5% 21.6% 4.6% 18 0 13.9% 54 16 8.0% 31 17 19 74 20.4% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 64.0% 27.5% 16.0% 27.2% 29.4% 72.5% 1.4% 46.4% 77.9% 27.2% 4.6% 13.7% 8.3% 24.0%

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 27 124 388 356 30 72 22 0 7 40 0 0 27 93 .202 .260 .323 .583 58 115 11 2 0 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
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 27 90 79 7 18 6 0 2 7 0 11 22 .228 .322 .380 .702 10 27
5 Yrs 124 392 359 31 75 23 0 7 42 0 28 93 .209 .268 .331 .599 34 124
162 Game Avg. 162 512 469 41 98 30 0 9 55 0 37 122 .209 .268 .331 .599 44 124



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