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Ryan Lavarnway    \la-VARN-way\

Ryan Cole Lavarnway

Positions: Catcher and Designated Hitter
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)
Rookie Status: Lost 2012 [*]
Team: RedSox 2011-2013
2014 Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible, 1 yr/$510k (14) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 1.040, Arb Eligible: 2016, Free Agent: 2019 [*], Agents: Wasserman Media Group [*]
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Standard Batting

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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 .758 104 33 3 2 0 1 0 2/D
3 Yrs 88 291 269 24 56 17 0 5 34 0 0 17 68 .208 .258 .327 .585 57 88 8 2 0 3 0
162 Game Avg. 162 536 495 44 103 31 0 9 63 0 0 31 125 .208 .258 .327 .585 57 162 15 4 0 6 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 0 0.0 3 3 0.3 .501 .500 0.4 0.0 4 2/D
3 Seasons 88 291 -15 0 -0 -3 1 -18 -1.9 11 -7 -0.8 .478 .493 -0.5 -0.2 -4 $482,000

Standard Fielding

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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
2011 BOS AL 23 C 8 2 2 26.2 25 22 3 0 0 1.000 1 2 45 90 8.44 3.13 .992 7.63 7.58 0 0 0 1 100% 28% 0
2011 BOS AL 23 DH 8 7
2012 BOS AL 24 C 28 25 23 219.0 196 183 11 2 0 .990 -3 -4 -16 -21 7.97 6.93 .993 7.99 7.94 0 10 28 3 10% 25% 0
2012 BOS AL 24 DH 17 16
2013 BOS AL 25 C 22 18 15 164.0 140 131 8 1 4 .993 -3 -1 -22 -7 7.63 6.32 .993 8.21 8.18 6 8 25 6 19% 26% 0
2013 BOS AL 25 DH 3 0
3 Seasons C 58 45 40 409.2 361 336 22 3 4 .992 -5 -3 -15 -8 7.86 6.17 .993 8.05 7.98 6 18 53 10 16% 26% 0
3 Seasons TOT 58 45 40 409.2 361 336 22 3 4 .992 -5 -3 -15 -8 7.86 6.17 .993 8.05 7.98 6 18 53 10 16% 26% 0
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

Transactions

  • June 5, 2008: Drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 6th round of the 2008 amateur draft. Player signed July 28, 2008.
The transaction information used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet. We attempt to update transactions throughout the season.

Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
2012 24 Boston Red Sox $482,000 0.042 contracts
2014 26 Boston Red Sox $510,000 1.040
2014 StatusPre-Arb Eligible, Earliest Arb Eligible: 2016, Earliest Free Agent: 2019
Career to date (may be incomplete)$992,000
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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