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Will Middlebrooks

William Scott Middlebrooks (twitter: @middlebrooks)

Position: Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 220 lb.

Born: September 9, 1988 in Greenville, TX
High School: Liberty Eylau HS (Texarkana, TX)
Drafted
by the Boston Red Sox in the 5th round of the 2007 amateur draft.
Signed August 15, 2007. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 2, 2012 (Age 23.236, 17,773rd in MLB history)   vs. OAK 3 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 1 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2012 season [*]
Teams (by GP): RedSox/Padres/Brewers 2012-2016
2016 Contract Status: 1st-Year Arb Eligible (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 3.057, Arb Eligible: 2016, Free Agent: 2019 [*], Agents: Relativity Baseball [*]
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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
2012 23 BOS AL 75 286 267 34 77 14 0 15 54 4 1 13 70 .288 .325 .509 .835 121 136 8 3 0 3 0 5/D
2013 24 BOS AL 94 374 348 41 79 18 0 17 49 3 1 20 98 .227 .271 .425 .696 87 148 13 2 1 3 3 5/43
2014 25 BOS AL 63 234 215 14 41 10 0 2 19 1 1 15 70 .191 .256 .265 .522 46 57 7 4 0 0 1 5/3
2015 26 SDP NL 83 270 255 23 54 7 2 9 29 2 1 11 60 .212 .241 .361 .602 67 92 4 0 0 4 0 5/63
2016 27 MIL NL 10 31 27 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 13 .111 .226 .111 .337 -5 3 0 0 0 0 0 /5
5 Yrs 325 1195 1112 114 254 49 2 43 152 10 4 63 311 .228 .273 .392 .665 81 436 32 9 1 10 4
162 Game Avg. 162 596 554 57 127 24 1 21 76 5 2 31 155 .228 .273 .392 .665 81 217 16 4 0 5 2
BOS (3 yrs) 232 894 830 89 197 42 0 34 122 8 3 48 238 .237 .284 .411 .695 88 341 28 9 1 6 4
SDP (1 yr) 83 270 255 23 54 7 2 9 29 2 1 11 60 .212 .241 .361 .602 67 92 4 0 0 4 0
MIL (1 yr) 10 31 27 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 13 .111 .226 .111 .337 -5 3 0 0 0 0 0
AL (3 yrs) 232 894 830 89 197 42 0 34 122 8 3 48 238 .237 .284 .411 .695 88 341 28 9 1 6 4
NL (2 yrs) 93 301 282 25 57 7 2 9 30 2 1 15 73 .202 .239 .337 .576 59 95 4 0 0 4 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
2012 23 BOS AL 75 286 6 -0 -1 -3 1 3 0.3 11 13 1.3 .504 .502 1.7 -0.2 16 5/D
2013 24 BOS AL 94 374 -8 0 -1 -7 2 -14 -1.4 13 -1 -0.1 .484 .490 0.5 -0.5 6 $498,000 5/43
2014 25 BOS AL 63 234 -15 -1 -0 -5 1 -21 -2.2 8 -12 -1.4 .463 .486 -0.9 -0.3 -8 $540,000 5/3
2015 26 SDP NL 83 270 -12 -0 -0 -7 2 -17 -1.9 9 -8 -1.1 .477 .488 -0.3 -0.6 -1 $540,500 5/63
2016 27 MIL NL 10 31 -3 -0 0 2 0 -1 -0.1 1 -0 -0.0 .488 .499 -0.2 0.2 -2 /5
5 Seasons 325 1195 -33 -1 -3 -20 6 -51 -5.4 42 -9 -1.3 .483 .492 0.7 -1.4 11 $1,578,500
BOS (3 yrs) 232 894 -18 -1 -3 -15 4 -33 -3.3 32 -0 -0.2 .484 .493 1.3 -1.0 15 $1,038,000
SDP (1 yr) 83 270 -12 -0 -0 -7 2 -17 -1.9 9 -8 -1.1 .477 .488 -0.3 -0.6 -1 $540,500
MIL (1 yr) 10 31 -3 -0 0 2 0 -1 -0.1 1 -0 -0.0 .488 .499 -0.2 0.2 -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
2012 23 BOS AL 286 202 42 5.6 102 .335 .288 .260 .325 .326 .509 .419 .835 .745 121 .588 7.2 0.7 .779 .281 .221 6.3
2013 24 BOS AL 374 287 36 3.4 100 .263 .227 .260 .271 .325 .425 .411 .696 .736 87 .366 -7.5 -0.8 .608 .261 .198 5.1
2014 25 BOS AL 234 182 14 2.1 96 .273 .191 .258 .256 .322 .265 .398 .522 .720 46 .206 -15.7 -1.6 .418 .144 .074 1.3
2015 26 SDP NL 270 210 22 2.8 94 .237 .212 .253 .241 .316 .361 .399 .602 .715 67 .305 -12.3 -1.2 .505 .196 .149 3.3
2016 27 MIL NL 31 24 1 1.1 105 .214 .111 .260 .226 .330 .111 .425 .337 .755 -5 .069 -4.2 -0.4 .292 .148 .000
5 Yrs 1195 905 115 3.4 98 .275 .228 .258 .273 .323 .392 .408 .665 .730 81 .377 -32.4 -3.3 .575 .226 .164 16.2
162 Game Avg. 596 451 57 3.4 98 .275 .228 .258 .273 .323 .392 .408 .665 .730 81 .377 -32.4 -3.3 .575 .226 .164 8
BOS (3 yrs) 894 671 92 3.7 99 .289 .237 .260 .284 .324 .411 .410 .695 .734 88 .409 -16.0 -1.7 .607 .237 .173 13.0
SDP (1 yr) 270 210 22 2.8 94 .237 .212 .253 .241 .316 .361 .399 .602 .715 67 .305 -12.3 -1.2 .505 .196 .149 3.3
MIL (1 yr) 31 24 1 1.1 105 .214 .111 .260 .226 .330 .111 .425 .337 .755 -5 .069 -4.2 -0.4 .292 .148 .000
AL (3 yrs) 894 671 92 3.7 99 .289 .237 .260 .284 .324 .411 .410 .695 .734 88 .409 -16.0 -1.7 .607 .237 .173 13.0
NL (2 yrs) 301 234 23 2.6 95 .235 .202 .254 .239 .318 .337 .401 .576 .719 59 .278 -16.4 -1.7 .483 .191 .135 3.3

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2013 24 BOS AL ALDS TBR W 4 16 13 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 4 .231 .375 .308 .683 4 0 0 0 0 1
2013 24 BOS AL ALCS DET W 5 10 10 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .100 .100 .200 .300 2 0 0 0 0 0
2013 ❍ 24 BOS AL WS STL W 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Yr (3 Series) 10 28 25 2 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 10 .160 .250 .240 .490 6 0 0 0 0 1
1 ALDS 4 16 13 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 4 .231 .375 .308 .683 4 0 0 0 0 1
1 ALCS 5 10 10 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .100 .100 .200 .300 2 0 0 0 0 0
1 WS 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 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
2012 23 BOS AL 286 5.2% 24.5% 4.6% 10.1% 38% 5.38 3.8 17.8 4.9 0.79 1.27 65% 20% 15.8% 15%
2013 24 BOS AL 374 4.6% 26.2% 5.4% 9.4% 44% 4.90 3.6 20.5 7.1 0.74 1.01 63% 20% 13.6% 14%
2014 25 BOS AL 234 0.9% 29.9% 6.4% 5.1% 29% 4.67 3.1 107.5 11.3 0.73 0.92 61% 28% 2.9% 17%
2015 26 SDP NL 270 3.3% 22.2% 4.1% 6.7% 33% 5.45 4.3 28.3 8.8 0.59 0.69 70% 26% 8.3% 13%
2016 27 MIL NL 31 0.0% 41.9% 12.9% 0.0% 0% 3.25 2.1 27.0 1.00 0.83 45% 36% 0.0% 29%
5 Yrs 1195 3.6% 26.0% 5.3% 7.9% 37% 4.94 3.6 25.9 7.3 0.72 0.95 64% 23% 10.7% 15%
MLB Averages 2.6% 20.2% 7.8% 7.5% 33% 2.58 4.4 34.5 8.5 0.84 1.12 68% 24% 7.9% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2012 23 BOS AL 7.2 0.7 296 0.6 6.3 -5.7 1.06 0.6 -0.0 12.9 1.2 0.95 7.4 1.04 2
2013 24 BOS AL -7.5 -0.8 383 -1.5 5.8 -7.3 .98 -0.9 -0.6 -17.9 -1.8 0.99 -11.4 6.12 1
2014 25 BOS AL -15.7 -1.6 238 -1.2 3.5 -4.7 1.06 -1.7 0.6 -17.8 -1.8 0.94 -18.9 1.70 3
2015 26 SDP NL -11.9 -1.2 274 -1.9 3.3 -5.2 .97 -0.9 -1.1 -12.5 -1.3 0.95 -10.9 1.27 11
2016 27 MIL NL -4.2 -0.4 31 -0.1 0.3 -0.4 .90 -0.3 0.1 -2.1 -0.2 0.94 -3.5 1.25 2
5 Yrs -32.1 -3.3 1222 -4.1 19.2 -23.3 1.01 -3.2 -0.9 -37.3 -3.8 0.96 -37.4 1.56 19

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
2012 23 BOS AL 0 0 24% 92 4 1 80% 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 26% 6 5 1 9 7 2 4 2 2
2013 24 BOS AL 2 0 28% 112 3 1 75% 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 8 36% 12 10 1 8 4 4 5 1 4
2014 25 BOS AL 0 0 21% 73 1 1 50% 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 0 3 31% 8 7 1 4 3 1 4 1 3
2015 26 SDP NL 1 0 25% 76 2 1 67% 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 35% 11 9 2 0 0 0 9 4 5
2016 27 MIL NL 1 0 29% 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 50% 3 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1
5 Yrs 4 0 25% 360 10 4 71% 10 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 2 4 0 18 33% 40 33 6 21 14 7 23 8 15

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
2012 23 BOS AL 286 35% 77 9 0 2 1 1 2 1.04 15 1 6 9 6 9 6 0 0 0 53 8 15% 26 6 23% 195 41 21% 19 11 58% 18 10 56% 0
2013 24 BOS AL 374 32% 79 7 0 1 0 0 0 6.12 17 2 13 12 5 4 13 0 1 1 100% 71 13 18% 41 11 27% 246 32 13% 27 13 48% 20 10 50% 0
2014 25 BOS AL 234 24% 41 2 0 3 0 0 0 1.70 2 0 12 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0% 45 7 16% 19 4 21% 140 18 13% 16 9 56% 9 4 44% 0
2015 26 SDP NL 270 27% 54 5 0 11 0 0 0 1.27 9 0 9 6 3 1 8 0 0 0 50 4 8% 27 6 22% 162 20 12% 12 7 58% 15 5 33% 0
2016 27 MIL NL 31 42% 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 1.25 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0% 1 0 0% 17 1 6% 2 0 0% 1 1 100% 0
5 Yrs 1195 30% 254 23 0 19 1 1 2 1.56 43 3 41 29 14 15 28 0 2 1 50% 222 32 14% 114 27 24% 760 112 15% 76 40 53% 63 30 48% 0
MLB Averages 54% 66% 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
2012 23 BOS AL 286 1109 3.88 710 64.0% 31.1% 17.5% 23.2% 28.2% 68.9% 0.0% 44.1% 74.6% 23.8% 4.2% 12 1 12.6% 36 14 8.7% 25 15 20 50 28.6% 0 0 0
2013 24 BOS AL 374 1537 4.11 1007 66.0% 29.9% 19.3% 25.6% 25.2% 70.1% 2.3% 46.3% 72.5% 26.2% 4.5% 17 3 12.6% 47 18 7.5% 28 17 26 72 26.5% 0 0 0
2014 25 BOS AL 234 933 3.99 594 63.9% 35.4% 17.7% 22.6% 24.4% 64.6% 1.2% 41.3% 72.7% 17.1% 4.3% 10 3 12.0% 28 11 10.3% 24 17 25 45 35.7% 0 0 0
2015 26 SDP NL 271 1034 3.82 676 65.4% 29.0% 20.1% 21.4% 29.4% 71.0% 0.0% 46.4% 71.7% 27.3% 2.2% 6 0 12.2% 33 17 6.6% 18 11 9 51 15.0% 0 0 0
2016 27 MIL NL 31 125 4.03 75 60.0% 36.0% 21.3% 24.0% 18.7% 64.0% 0.0% 38.4% 66.7% 22.6% 9.7% 3 0 12.9% 4 0 9.7% 3 1 2 11 15.4% 0 0 0
5 Yrs 1196 4738 3.96 3062 64.8% 31.2% 18.8% 23.5% 26.5% 68.8% 1.0% 44.6% 72.7% 24.0% 4.0% 48 7 12.4% 148 60 8.2% 98 61 82 229 26.4% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.83 64.0% 27.3% 16.4% 27.3% 29.1% 72.7% 1.3% 46.6% 77.5% 27.6% 4.5% 13.6% 8.3% 23.8%

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
2012 23 75 286 267 34 77 14 0 15 54 4 1 13 70 .288 .325 .509 .835 121 136 8 3 0 3 0
2013 24 169 660 615 75 156 32 0 32 103 7 2 33 168 .254 .294 .462 .756 102 284 21 5 1 6 3
2014 25 232 894 830 89 197 42 0 34 122 8 3 48 238 .237 .284 .411 .695 88 341 28 9 1 6 4
2015 26 315 1164 1085 112 251 49 2 43 151 10 4 59 298 .231 .274 .399 .673 83 433 32 9 1 10 4
2016 27 325 1195 1112 114 254 49 2 43 152 10 4 63 311 .228 .273 .392 .665 81 436 32 9 1 10 4

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 688 total runs (4.25 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
2012 23 75 285 266 33 76 14 0 15 53 4 13 70 .286 .323 .508 .830 43 75
2013 24 94 374 348 41 79 18 0 17 49 3 20 98 .227 .271 .425 .696 40 94
2014 25 63 234 215 14 41 10 0 2 19 1 15 70 .191 .256 .265 .522 14 63
2015 26 83 274 258 26 57 7 2 10 32 2 12 60 .221 .252 .380 .632 25 83
2016 27 10 33 28 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 13 .143 .273 .143 .416 1 10
5 Yrs 325 1200 1115 117 257 49 2 44 154 10 65 311 .230 .276 .396 .672 123 325
162 Game Avg. 162 598 556 58 128 24 1 22 77 5 32 155 .230 .276 .396 .672 61 325



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
2012 Jun 24th AL Player of the Week
2013 Sep 8th AL Player of the Week

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 3 (1856), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 4 (2477), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Third Base (1079th), -1.3 career WAR/-1.3 7yr-peak WAR/-1.3 JAWS
Average HOF 3B (out of 13) = 67.5 career WAR/42.7 7yr-peak WAR/55.1 JAWS

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