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A.J. Pollock    \PAH-lik\

Allen Lorenz Pollock (twitter: @AJPollo860)

Position: Centerfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: December 5, 1987 in Hebron, CT
High School: RHAM (Hebron, CT)
School: University of Notre Dame (South Bend, IN)
Drafted
by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 1st round (17th pick) of the 2009 amateur draft.
Signed June 23, 2009. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 18, 2012 (Age 24.135, 17,755th in MLB history)   vs. PIT 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2013 season [*]
Team: Diamondbacks 2012-2016
2016 Contract Status: Signed thru 2017, 2 yrs/$10.25M (16-17) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 3.052, Arb Eligible: 2018, Free Agent: 2019 [*], Agents: Icon Sports Management [*]
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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 24 ARI NL 31 93 81 8 20 4 1 2 8 1 2 9 11 .247 .315 .395 .710 90 32 2 0 1 2 1 8/79
2013 25 ARI NL 137 482 443 64 119 28 5 8 38 12 3 33 82 .269 .322 .409 .730 100 181 5 2 3 1 1 *8/79
2014 26 ARI NL 75 287 265 41 80 19 6 7 24 14 3 19 46 .302 .353 .498 .851 134 132 4 2 1 0 0 8/7
2015 ★ 27 ARI NL 157 673 609 111 192 39 6 20 76 39 7 53 89 .315 .367 .498 .865 130 303 19 2 0 9 0 *8 AS,MVP-14,GG
2016 28 ARI NL 12 46 41 9 10 0 0 2 4 4 0 5 8 .244 .326 .390 .716 87 16 1 0 0 0 0 8
5 Yrs 412 1581 1439 233 421 90 18 39 150 70 15 119 236 .293 .346 .461 .808 118 664 31 6 5 12 2
162 Game Avg. 162 622 566 92 166 35 7 15 59 28 6 47 93 .293 .346 .461 .808 118 261 12 2 2 5 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
2012 24 ARI NL 31 93 -2 -2 -0 2 -0 -2 -0.3 3 0 0.0 .491 .498 -0.2 0.2 -2 8/79
2013 25 ARI NL 137 482 -0 1 1 15 2 18 1.9 16 34 3.5 .515 .513 1.8 1.8 19 $491,000 *8/79
2014 26 ARI NL 75 287 14 1 1 10 1 28 3.0 9 37 3.9 .542 .519 2.8 1.2 27 $507,000 8/7
2015 ★ 27 ARI NL 157 673 26 9 -1 14 3 51 5.3 21 73 7.4 .535 .534 5.9 1.8 59 $519,500 *8 AS,MVP-14,GG
2016 28 ARI NL 12 46 -1 1 0 3 0 3 0.3 2 5 0.5 .529 .502 0.2 0.3 2 8
5 Seasons 412 1581 37 10 1 44 7 98 10.3 51 149 15.3 .526 .521 10.5 5.3 105 $1,517,500

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 24 ARI NL 93 68 10 3.9 103 .257 .247 .264 .315 .330 .395 .419 .710 .750 90 .438 -1.1 -0.1 .615 .247 .148 1.3
2013 25 ARI NL 482 336 60 4.8 98 .314 .269 .260 .322 .325 .409 .404 .730 .730 100 .550 -0.7 -0.1 .678 .235 .140 9.6
2014 26 ARI NL 287 193 48 6.7 96 .344 .302 .259 .353 .323 .498 .399 .851 .722 134 .700 11.4 1.2 .854 .309 .196 9.3
2015 27 ARI NL 673 452 112 6.6 103 .338 .315 .266 .367 .330 .498 .419 .865 .749 130 .679 26.2 2.6 .880 .322 .182 26.4
2016 28 ARI NL 46 32 6 5.0 109 .258 .244 .266 .326 .337 .390 .435 .716 .772 87 .531 -1.0 -0.1 .781 .366 .146 2.7
5 Yrs 1581 1081 236 5.9 101 .325 .293 .263 .346 .328 .461 .411 .808 .739 118 .633 34.9 3.5 .793 .290 .169 50.1
162 Game Avg. 622 425 93 5.9 101 .325 .293 .263 .346 .328 .461 .411 .808 .739 118 .633 14 1 .793 .290 .169 20

All-Star Batting

Year Tm Lg Age GS PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2015 ARI NL 27 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .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 24 ARI NL 93 2.2% 11.8% 9.7% 7.5% 35% 1.22 7.4 40.5 10.1 1.00 1.50 75% 18% 6.3% 9%
2013 25 ARI NL 482 1.7% 17.0% 6.9% 8.5% 35% 2.48 5.4 55.4 11.7 0.90 1.08 73% 23% 4.9% 12%
2014 26 ARI NL 287 2.4% 16.0% 6.6% 11.2% 40% 2.42 5.8 37.9 11.0 1.11 1.36 74% 23% 7.4% 10%
2015 27 ARI NL 673 3.0% 13.2% 7.9% 9.7% 34% 1.68 6.8 30.5 8.0 1.03 1.29 76% 29% 8.7% 11%
2016 28 ARI NL 46 4.4% 17.4% 10.9% 4.4% 20% 1.60 5.1 20.5 10.3 0.74 0.77 67% 9% 11.8% 11%
5 Yrs 1581 2.5% 14.9% 7.5% 9.3% 35% 1.98 6.1 36.9 9.6 0.99 1.23 74% 25% 7.3% 11%
MLB Averages 2.6% 20.3% 7.9% 7.6% 33% 2.58 4.4 34.1 8.4 0.84 1.12 68% 24% 8.0% 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 24 ARI NL -1.1 -0.1 97 -0.3 1.4 -1.7 .97 -0.1 -0.2 -2.2 -0.2 0.96 -1.4 0.65 10
2013 25 ARI NL -0.7 -0.1 505 -0.5 7.9 -8.3 1.00 0.2 -0.6 2.7 0.3 0.93 2.4 1.44 20
2014 26 ARI NL 11.4 1.2 306 1.5 6.1 -4.6 .98 1.6 -0.1 13.7 1.4 0.94 17.3 1.50 7
2015 27 ARI NL 27.7 2.8 724 3.4 14.7 -11.3 .99 3.8 -0.4 34.2 3.3 0.95 40.5 1.25 7
2016 28 ARI NL -1.0 -0.1 50 0.4 1.0 -0.6 .90 0.1 0.3 1.1 0.1 0.89 1.4 0
5 Yrs 36.4 3.7 1682 4.6 31.1 -26.5 .99 5.6 -1.0 49.5 4.9 0.94 60.1 1.24 44

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 24 ARI NL 0 0 22% 36 1 2 33% 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 25% 4 3 1 0 0 0 4 2 1
2013 25 ARI NL 4 0 38% 180 12 3 80% 8 2 4 1 0 0 1 1 4 1 1 0 2 15 39% 26 19 7 8 4 4 17 7 9
2014 26 ARI NL 6 0 35% 131 14 3 82% 10 2 4 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 7 33% 13 9 4 3 3 0 8 3 4
2015 27 ARI NL 5 0 40% 267 39 7 85% 30 6 8 1 1 0 0 0 4 2 2 0 0 21 52% 34 22 12 5 0 5 27 9 17
2016 28 ARI NL 0 0 54% 19 4 0 100% 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 33% 4 4 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
5 Yrs 15 0 38% 633 70 15 82% 51 12 18 3 1 0 3 3 10 3 3 0 4 45 43% 81 57 24 18 7 11 56 21 31

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 24 ARI NL 93 63% 20 3 1 10 3 0 1 0.65 2 0 3 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 100% 10 2 20% 6 3 50% 48 6 13% 4 3 75% 3 3 100% 0
2013 25 ARI NL 482 39% 119 20 3 20 3 0 0 1.44 8 0 8 4 4 3 5 0 7 3 43% 62 5 8% 29 12 41% 242 30 12% 16 9 56% 13 9 69% 0
2014 26 ARI NL 287 19% 80 13 0 7 2 1 2 1.50 7 0 1 4 3 7 0 0 1 1 100% 54 4 7% 16 3 19% 153 17 11% 9 5 56% 7 4 57% 0
2015 27 ARI NL 673 22% 192 25 4 7 1 1 1 1.25 20 1 10 15 5 9 11 0 2 0 0% 129 19 15% 74 18 24% 359 59 16% 29 20 69% 21 8 38% 0
2016 28 ARI NL 46 22% 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 13 1 8% 6 0 0% 24 2 8% 2 1 50% 3 1 33% 0
5 Yrs 1581 29% 421 62 8 44 9 2 4 1.24 39 1 22 25 14 21 18 0 11 5 45% 268 31 12% 131 36 27% 826 114 14% 60 38 63% 47 25 53% 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 24 ARI NL 93 365 3.92 228 63.2% 29.4% 8.8% 29.8% 32.0% 70.6% 2.9% 44.6% 87.6% 14.0% 5.4% 5 0 11.8% 11 3 7.5% 7 2 2 9 18.2% 0 0 0
2013 25 ARI NL 483 1853 3.84 1188 64.3% 33.6% 12.8% 22.9% 30.7% 66.4% 0.6% 42.7% 80.7% 15.9% 4.1% 20 0 13.0% 63 14 6.6% 32 10 28 54 34.1% 0 0 0
2014 26 ARI NL 288 1068 3.71 714 66.9% 34.5% 10.8% 23.9% 30.8% 65.5% 0.0% 43.8% 83.5% 19.4% 2.4% 7 0 9.4% 27 5 4.2% 12 4 16 30 34.8% 0 0 0
2015 27 ARI NL 675 2361 3.50 1530 64.8% 28.5% 12.2% 24.7% 34.6% 71.5% 0.0% 46.3% 82.9% 29.0% 3.7% 25 0 11.4% 77 35 7.6% 51 26 28 61 31.5% 0 0 0
2016 28 ARI NL 46 158 3.43 96 60.8% 40.6% 10.4% 14.6% 34.4% 59.4% 0.0% 36.1% 82.5% 10.9% 6.5% 3 0 21.7% 10 2 4.3% 2 0 2 6 25.0% 0 0 0
5 Yrs 1585 5805 3.66 3756 64.8% 31.6% 11.9% 24.0% 32.5% 68.4% 0.4% 44.3% 82.6% 21.9% 3.8% 60 0 11.9% 188 59 6.6% 104 42 76 160 32.2% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.83 64.0% 27.2% 16.5% 27.3% 29.0% 72.8% 1.3% 46.6% 77.4% 27.6% 4.5% 13.7% 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 24 31 93 81 8 20 4 1 2 8 1 2 9 11 .247 .315 .395 .710 90 32 2 0 1 2 1
2013 25 168 575 524 72 139 32 6 10 46 13 5 42 93 .265 .320 .406 .727 98 213 7 2 4 3 2
2014 26 243 862 789 113 219 51 12 17 70 27 8 61 139 .278 .331 .437 .769 110 345 11 4 5 3 2
2015 27 400 1535 1398 224 411 90 18 37 146 66 15 114 228 .294 .347 .464 .811 119 648 30 6 5 12 2
2016 28 412 1581 1439 233 421 90 18 39 150 70 15 119 236 .293 .346 .461 .808 118 664 31 6 5 12 2

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 24 31 93 81 8 20 4 1 2 8 1 9 11 .247 .315 .395 .710 10 31
2013 25 137 486 446 66 122 29 5 8 39 12 34 82 .274 .327 .415 .742 60 137
2014 26 75 291 268 44 83 20 6 7 26 15 20 46 .310 .362 .507 .870 49 75
2015 27 157 670 607 109 190 39 6 20 75 39 52 89 .313 .364 .496 .860 110 157
2016 28 12 46 41 9 10 0 0 2 4 4 5 8 .244 .326 .390 .716 5 12
5 Yrs 412 1586 1443 236 425 92 18 39 152 71 120 236 .295 .349 .464 .813 234 412
162 Game Avg. 162 624 567 93 167 36 7 15 60 28 47 93 .295 .349 .464 .813 92 412



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* 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

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
2015 NL (14, 5%)
0.05 Career Shares (1159th)

Gold Gloves
2015 NL (CF)

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
2014 May 18th NL Player of the Week
2014 Jun 1st NL Player of the Week
2015 Aug 23rd NL Player of the Week

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
2015 NL  7.4 (8th)

WAR Position Playerss c a p y
2015 NL  7.4 (4th)

Offensive WARs c a p y
2015 NL  5.9 (4th)

Defensive WARs c a p y
2015 NL  1.8 (9th)

Batting Average s c a p y
2015 NL  .315 (5th)

On-Base Plus Slugging s c a p y
2015 NL  .865 (9th)

Games Played s c a p y
2015 NL  157 (4th)

At Bats s c a p y
2015 NL  609 (6th)

Plate Appearances s c a p y
2015 NL  673 (10th)

Runs Scored s c a p y
2015 NL  111 (2nd)

Hits s c a p y
2015 NL  192 (2nd)

Total Bases s c a p y
2015 NL  303 (5th)

Doubles s c a p y
2015 NL  39 (4th)

Triples s c a p y
2015 NL  6 (8th)

Stolen Bases s c a p y
2015 NL  39 (4th)

Singles s c a p y
2015 NL  127 (7th)

Runs Created s c a p y
2015 NL  112 (6th)

Adj. Batting Runs s c a p y
2015 NL  28 (9th)

Adj. Batting Wins s c a p y
2015 NL  2.8 (8th)

Extra Base Hits s c a p y
2015 NL  65 (8th)

Times On Base s c a p y
2015 NL  247 (8th)

Offensive Win % s c a p y
2015 NL  .679 (9th)

Sacrifice Flies s c a p y
2015 NL  9 (3rd)

Double Plays Grounded Into s c a p y
2015 NL  19 (8th)

SB % s c a p y
2015 NL  84.78 (6th)
Active  82.35 (11th)
Career  82.35 (26th)

Power-Speed # s c a p y
2015 NL  26.4 (1st)

Outs Made s c a p y
2015 NL  452 (10th)

Situ. Wins Added (WPA/LI)s c a p y
2015 NL  3.8 (6th)


Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1930-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these leaderboards.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 17 (1149), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 10 (1209), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 14 (1228), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Center Field (183rd), 15.3 career WAR/15.3 7yr-peak WAR/15.3 JAWS
Average HOF CF (out of 19) = 71.1 career WAR/44.5 7yr-peak WAR/57.8 JAWS

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