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A.J. Pollock

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, 17,757th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2013 season [*]
Team: Diamondbacks 2012-2014
2015 Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 2.052, Arb Eligible: 2016, Free Agent: 2019 [*], Agents: Icon Sports Management [*]
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Standard Fielding

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 Awards
2012 ARI NL 24 OF 25 19 18 180.0 58 58 0 0 0 1.000 4 2 23 13 2.90 2.32 .987 2.11 2.09
2012 ARI NL 24 CF 14 14 13 124.0 42 42 0 0 0 1.000 1 0 9 0 3.05 3.00 .989 2.49 2.46
2012 ARI NL 24 LF 7 5 5 48.0 13 13 0 0 0 1.000 2 2 52 50 2.44 1.86 .987 1.84 1.81
2012 ARI NL 24 RF 4 0 0 8.0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 75 0 3.38 0.75 .983 2.02 2.00
2013 ARI NL 25 OF 118 102 97 965.2 256 246 8 2 1 .992 15 18 2.37 2.15 .986 2.13 2.13
2013 ARI NL 25 CF 110 98 93 915.2 248 238 8 2 1 .992 11 15 15 20 2.42 2.24 .987 2.49 2.49
2013 ARI NL 25 LF 7 3 3 38.0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 -1 0 -25 0 0.71 0.43 .983 1.82 1.81
2013 ARI NL 25 RF 2 1 1 12.0 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 1 0 80 0 3.75 2.50 .984 2.10 2.10
2014 ARI NL 26 OF 70 66 63 585.1 160 151 8 1 2 .994 -7 10 -14 20 2.44 2.27 .985 2.12 2.11
2014 ARI NL 26 CF 68 65 62 576.0 160 151 8 1 2 .994 -7 10 -14 21 2.48 2.34 .986 2.48 2.48
2014 ARI NL 26 LF 2 1 1 9.1 0 0 0 0 0 -0 0 -12 0 0.00 0.00 1.83 1.80
3 Seasons OF 213 187 178 1731.0 474 455 16 3 3 .994 -3 27 -2 18 2.45 2.21 .986 2.12 2.12
3 Seasons CF 192 177 168 1615.2 450 431 16 3 3 .993 5 25 4 18 2.49 2.33 .987 2.49 2.48
3 Seasons LF 16 9 9 95.1 16 16 0 0 0 1.000 1 2 15 25 1.51 1.00 .986 1.83 1.81
2 Seasons RF 6 1 1 20.0 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 1 0 78 0 3.60 1.33 .984 2.07 2.03
3 Seasons TOT 213 187 178 1731.0 474 455 16 3 3 .994 -3 27 -2 18 2.45 2.21 .986 2.12 2.12
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

Sabermetric Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP
2012 ARI NL 24 CF 1 9 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2012 ARI NL 24 LF 2 52 2 2 0 0 2 50 2 0
2012 ARI NL 24 RF 0 75 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 ARI NL 25 CF 11 15 10 9 1 1 15 20 14 1
2013 ARI NL 25 LF -1 -25 -1 -0 -1 0 0 0 0 0
2013 ARI NL 25 RF 1 80 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2014 ARI NL 26 CF -7 -14 -6 -3 -3 -0 10 21 6 0
2014 ARI NL 26 LF -0 -12 -0 -0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Seasons CF 5 4 5 6 -1 1 25 18 20 1
3 Seasons LF 1 15 1 2 -1 0 2 25 2 0
2 Seasons RF 1 78 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
3 Seasons TOT -3 -2 -3 -1 -2 0 27 18 22 1

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
2012 ARI NL 24 31 19 31 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 14 4 25 0 10 0
2013 ARI NL 25 137 102 137 118 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 110 2 118 0 24 2
2014 ARI NL 26 75 66 75 70 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 68 0 70 0 7 2
3 Seasons 243 187 243 213 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 192 6 213 0 41 4
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1914 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Advanced Fielding -- CF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
2012 ARI NL 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 4 0 9 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 23 9 39.1% 14 0 0.0% 0 544 56% 80% 42% 75 56%
2013 ARI NL 25 2 0 2 0 0 8 0 3 1 3 49 33 1 35 4 1 11 5 1 14 1 0 24 14 0 133 57 42.9% 73 3 2.3% 5 3859 60% 75% 38% 463 53%
2014 ARI NL 26 1 0 1 0 0 8 1 4 3 0 34 20 0 25 3 0 11 6 0 13 0 0 16 8 1 99 37 37.4% 61 1 1.0% 7 2483 57% 75% 38% 328 48%
3 Seasons 3 0 3 0 0 16 1 7 4 3 92 57 1 69 9 1 23 12 1 29 1 0 42 24 1 255 103 40.4% 148 4 1.6% 12 6886 59% 75% 38% 866 51%
MLB Averages 44.0% 1.7% 56% 75% 38% 53%

Advanced Fielding -- LF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
2012 ARI NL 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 3 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 196 67% 78% 39% 22 59%
2013 ARI NL 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 4 66.7% 2 0 0.0% 0 155 55% 71% 30% 16 19%
2014 ARI NL 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 41 63% 73% 44% 1 0%
3 Seasons 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 5 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 10 8 80.0% 2 0 0.0% 0 392 62% 74% 36% 39 41%
MLB Averages 63.6% 2.2% 56% 75% 38% 46%

Advanced Fielding -- RF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
2012 ARI NL 24 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 0 0 38 63% 84% 45% 3 100%
2013 ARI NL 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 4 80.0% 1 0 0.0% 0 57 63% 72% 33% 9 56%
2 Seasons 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 4 80.0% 1 0 0.0% 0 95 63% 77% 38% 12 67%
MLB Averages 46.5% 2.3% 56% 75% 38% 50%



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 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

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

Assists as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2013 NL  8 (4th)
2014 NL  8 (3rd)

Double Plays Turned as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2014 NL  2 (4th)

Total Zone Runs as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2013 NL  11 (4th)

Fielding % as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2013 NL  .992 (3rd)

                                         

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Name and misspellings: A. Allen A.J. AJ J. Lorenz Pollock

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