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Kyle Seager    \SEE-guhr\

Kyle Duerr Seager

Position: Third Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 210 lb.

Born: November 3, 1987 in Charlotte, NC
High School: Northwest Cabarrus HS (Concord, NC)
School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
Drafted
by the Seattle Mariners in the 3rd round of the 2009 amateur draft.
Signed July 2, 2009. (All Transactions)
Debut: July 7, 2011 (Age 23.246, 17,606th in MLB history)   vs. LAA 4 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2011 season [*]
Team: Mariners 2011-2016
2016 Contract Status: Signed thru 2021, 7 yrs/$100M (15-21) & 22 team option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 4.085, Free Agent: 2022 [*], Agents: Jet Sports Management [*]
Relatives: Brother of Corey Seager
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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 SEA AL 53 201 182 22 47 13 0 3 13 3 1 13 36 .258 .312 .379 .691 98 69 4 2 2 2 0 56/4
2012 24 SEA AL 155 651 594 62 154 35 1 20 86 13 5 46 110 .259 .316 .423 .738 108 251 9 5 2 4 1 *54/D
2013 25 SEA AL 160 695 615 79 160 32 2 22 69 9 3 68 122 .260 .338 .426 .764 118 262 8 7 0 5 1 *5
2014 ★ 26 SEA AL 159 654 590 71 158 27 4 25 96 7 5 52 118 .268 .334 .454 .788 126 268 12 8 1 3 3 *5/D AS,MVP-20,GG
2015 27 SEA AL 161 686 623 85 166 37 0 26 74 6 6 54 98 .266 .328 .451 .779 117 281 17 5 0 4 6 *5/6
2016 28 SEA AL 156 666 588 88 165 36 3 30 99 3 1 68 105 .281 .362 .505 .867 135 297 18 8 0 2 10 *5/D
6 Yrs 844 3553 3192 407 850 180 10 126 437 41 21 301 589 .266 .334 .447 .782 120 1428 68 35 5 20 21
162 Game Avg. 162 682 613 78 163 35 2 24 84 8 4 58 113 .266 .334 .447 .782 120 274 13 7 1 4 4

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 SEA AL 53 201 1 -0 -1 -1 1 0 0.1 8 8 0.8 .501 .500 0.9 0.1 9 56/4
2012 24 SEA AL 155 651 6 -1 -0 -4 3 4 0.4 24 28 2.8 .503 .502 3.3 -0.1 32 $484,300 *54/D
2013 25 SEA AL 160 695 16 1 1 -8 3 12 1.5 24 36 3.9 .508 .508 4.6 -0.4 44 $510,400 *5
2014 ★ 26 SEA AL 159 654 19 -2 -1 10 3 29 3.5 23 52 5.8 .520 .520 4.5 1.7 42 $540,100 *5/D AS,MVP-20,GG
2015 27 SEA AL 161 686 15 -1 -1 0 3 16 1.9 25 41 4.3 .511 .511 4.3 0.4 41 $4,500,000 *5/6
2016 28 SEA AL 156 666 27 -0 -1 15 3 43 4.6 24 67 6.9 .529 .528 5.4 2.0 52 *5/D
6 Seasons 844 3553 85 -4 -4 12 16 105 12.0 128 233 24.4 .513 .513 22.9 3.6 221 $6,034,800

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 SEA AL 201 144 22 4.1 90 .303 .258 .246 .312 .310 .379 .390 .691 .700 98 .446 0.3 0.0 .614 .203 .121 3.0
2012 24 SEA AL 651 460 80 4.7 92 .286 .259 .247 .316 .310 .423 .397 .738 .707 108 .508 7.6 0.8 .683 .254 .163 15.8
2013 25 SEA AL 695 471 93 5.3 90 .290 .260 .247 .338 .310 .426 .391 .764 .701 118 .570 16.8 1.7 .736 .286 .166 12.8
2014 26 SEA AL 654 453 89 5.3 88 .296 .268 .248 .334 .310 .454 .383 .788 .693 126 .592 19.8 2.0 .735 .278 .186 10.9
2015 27 SEA AL 686 484 88 4.9 94 .278 .266 .250 .328 .312 .451 .404 .779 .716 117 .532 15.0 1.5 .708 .271 .185 9.8
2016 28 SEA AL 666 444 106 6.4 99 .297 .281 .253 .362 .317 .505 .417 .867 .734 135 .634 30.4 2.9 .848 .344 .224 5.5
6 Yrs 3553 2456 478 5.2 92 .290 .266 .249 .334 .312 .447 .398 .782 .709 120 .562 89.9 8.9 .734 .282 .181 61.9
162 Game Avg. 682 471 92 5.2 92 .290 .266 .249 .334 .312 .447 .398 .782 .709 120 .562 17 2 .734 .282 .181 12

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
2014 SEA AL 26 2 2 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
2011 23 SEA AL 201 1.5% 17.9% 6.5% 8.0% 34% 2.77 5.1 60.7 14.0 0.47 0.59 72% 23% 3.4% 12%
2012 24 SEA AL 651 3.1% 16.9% 7.1% 8.6% 36% 2.39 5.4 29.7 6.9 0.55 0.69 72% 23% 7.2% 12%
2013 25 SEA AL 695 3.2% 17.6% 9.8% 8.1% 35% 1.79 5.0 28.0 8.9 0.55 0.64 68% 25% 8.2% 17%
2014 26 SEA AL 654 3.8% 18.0% 8.0% 8.6% 35% 2.27 5.0 23.6 6.1 0.62 0.76 69% 28% 9.8% 13%
2015 27 SEA AL 686 3.8% 14.3% 7.9% 9.2% 38% 1.81 6.4 24.0 8.4 0.56 0.71 73% 31% 8.6% 10%
2016 28 SEA AL 666 4.5% 15.8% 10.2% 10.4% 42% 1.54 5.6 19.6 5.9 0.58 0.83 68% 29% 11.3% 13%
6 Yrs 3553 3.6% 16.6% 8.5% 8.9% 37% 1.96 5.4 25.3 7.3 0.56 0.71 70% 27% 8.7% 13%
MLB Averages 2.6% 20.0% 7.9% 7.6% 33% 2.53 4.5 34.4 8.4 0.83 1.11 68% 23% 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
2011 23 SEA AL 0.3 0.0 208 -0.8 2.9 -3.7 .99 -0.3 -0.4 -6.2 -0.6 0.90 -1.5 1.25 3
2012 24 SEA AL 7.6 0.8 676 1.9 12.6 -10.7 .99 -0.1 2.1 14.3 1.5 0.92 2.6 1.14 2
2013 25 SEA AL 16.8 1.7 726 2.3 13.5 -11.1 .96 1.1 1.3 15.6 1.6 0.90 11.3 2.38 2
2014 26 SEA AL 19.8 2.0 673 1.1 12.6 -11.5 .99 0.7 0.5 22.7 2.4 0.95 16.4 2.91 1
2015 27 SEA AL 15.9 1.6 714 -0.5 12.7 -13.2 1.05 0.8 -1.2 3.0 0.3 0.95 5.8 0.41 1
2016 28 SEA AL 30.4 2.9 682 1.6 13.3 -11.8 1.01 2.3 -0.8 26.8 2.6 0.97 25.6 0
6 Yrs 90.8 9.0 3679 5.7 67.7 -62.0 1.00 4.5 1.3 76.3 7.7 0.94 60.3 1.57 9

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 SEA AL 3 0 32% 74 3 1 75% 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 5 36% 6 3 3 4 2 2 4 4 0
2012 24 SEA AL 3 0 23% 215 13 5 72% 13 5 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 3 0 0 10 33% 20 15 5 12 6 6 13 9 4
2013 25 SEA AL 4 0 27% 265 9 3 75% 9 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 7 0 3 1 3 21 51% 32 18 14 9 5 3 20 6 14
2014 26 SEA AL 4 0 24% 218 7 5 58% 6 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 12 0 6 4 2 14 43% 28 15 11 6 4 2 13 5 7
2015 27 SEA AL 7 0 30% 260 6 6 50% 6 5 0 1 0 0 3 2 9 1 2 3 3 23 40% 32 17 14 7 6 0 18 9 9
2016 28 SEA AL 4 0 28% 248 3 1 75% 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 7 1 4 1 1 13 43% 29 19 10 4 3 1 18 6 11
6 Yrs 25 0 27% 1280 41 21 66% 39 19 2 2 0 0 11 6 40 2 19 9 10 86 42% 147 87 57 42 26 14 86 39 45

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 SEA AL 201 79% 47 2 0 3 0 0 0 1.25 3 0 4 3 0 0 3 0 2 2 100% 31 4 13% 13 6 46% 115 11 10% 6 4 67% 6 2 33% 0
2012 24 SEA AL 651 64% 154 9 1 2 1 0 0 1.14 20 0 16 13 7 5 15 0 2 2 100% 112 9 8% 56 13 23% 372 66 18% 30 13 43% 21 13 62% 0
2013 25 SEA AL 695 63% 160 14 2 2 1 0 1 2.38 22 1 8 12 10 8 14 0 1 0 0% 137 8 6% 57 15 26% 356 47 13% 21 12 57% 30 13 43% 0
2014 26 SEA AL 654 64% 158 11 1 1 0 0 0 2.91 25 0 15 21 4 16 9 0 1 1 100% 104 12 12% 40 9 23% 380 73 19% 31 20 65% 12 7 58% 0
2015 27 SEA AL 686 65% 166 9 2 1 0 0 0 0.41 26 2 13 13 13 7 19 0 0 0 124 17 14% 75 19 25% 393 50 13% 35 15 43% 31 15 48% 0
2016 28 SEA AL 666 65% 165 12 2 0 0 0 0 30 0 20 19 11 11 19 0 0 0 133 18 14% 51 10 20% 445 71 16% 37 16 43% 30 14 47% 0
6 Yrs 3553 65% 850 57 8 9 2 0 1 1.57 126 3 76 81 45 47 79 0 6 5 83% 641 68 11% 292 72 25% 2061 318 15% 160 80 50% 130 64 49% 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
2011 23 SEA AL 201 733 3.65 473 64.5% 24.5% 12.7% 31.1% 31.7% 75.5% 0.0% 48.7% 83.2% 29.4% 6.5% 13 0 18.9% 38 17 7.0% 14 9 6 30 16.7% 0 0 0
2012 24 SEA AL 651 2361 3.63 1493 63.3% 24.7% 13.9% 28.5% 32.8% 75.3% 0.5% 47.7% 81.5% 28.9% 3.8% 25 5 14.6% 95 51 8.1% 53 34 28 82 25.5% 0 0 0
2013 25 SEA AL 697 2823 4.05 1716 60.9% 30.9% 12.7% 27.3% 29.0% 69.1% 0.4% 42.0% 81.6% 22.4% 6.9% 48 4 15.6% 109 39 11.2% 78 50 26 96 21.3% 0 0 0
2014 26 SEA AL 657 2563 3.90 1563 61.2% 32.2% 13.2% 24.1% 30.5% 67.8% 0.7% 41.4% 80.5% 21.6% 6.4% 42 7 16.0% 105 37 9.6% 63 41 29 89 24.6% 0 0 0
2015 27 SEA AL 687 2537 3.69 1599 63.5% 27.9% 12.7% 26.3% 33.1% 72.1% 2.0% 45.8% 82.4% 23.4% 4.7% 32 10 15.3% 105 43 8.3% 57 30 19 79 19.4% 0 0 0
2016 28 SEA AL 667 2540 3.81 1534 61.3% 30.1% 12.9% 25.4% 31.6% 69.9% 3.7% 42.9% 81.5% 21.7% 7.5% 50 11 18.1% 121 45 11.1% 74 39 16 89 15.2% 0 0 0
6 Yrs 3560 13557 3.81 8378 62.1% 29.0% 13.0% 26.6% 31.4% 71.0% 1.4% 44.1% 81.6% 23.9% 5.9% 210 37 16.1% 573 232 9.5% 339 203 124 465 21.1% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.83 63.9% 27.3% 16.3% 27.3% 29.2% 72.7% 1.4% 46.5% 77.6% 27.5% 4.6% 13.8% 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
2011 23 53 201 182 22 47 13 0 3 13 3 1 13 36 .258 .312 .379 .691 98 69 4 2 2 2 0
2012 24 208 852 776 84 201 48 1 23 99 16 6 59 146 .259 .315 .412 .727 106 320 13 7 4 6 1
2013 25 368 1547 1391 163 361 80 3 45 168 25 9 127 268 .260 .325 .418 .744 111 582 21 14 4 11 2
2014 26 527 2201 1981 234 519 107 7 70 264 32 14 179 386 .262 .328 .429 .757 116 850 33 22 5 14 5
2015 27 688 2887 2604 319 685 144 7 96 338 38 20 233 484 .263 .328 .434 .762 116 1131 50 27 5 18 11
2016 28 844 3553 3192 407 850 180 10 126 437 41 21 301 589 .266 .334 .447 .782 120 1428 68 35 5 20 21

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
2011 23 53 206 186 25 51 14 0 3 15 3 14 36 .274 .328 .398 .726 24 53
2012 24 155 664 604 69 164 37 1 21 95 14 49 110 .272 .329 .440 .770 87 155
2013 25 160 715 628 90 173 35 2 24 79 10 74 122 .275 .357 .452 .809 100 160
2014 26 159 672 603 81 171 29 4 27 110 8 56 118 .284 .352 .479 .831 100 159
2015 27 161 697 631 92 174 39 0 27 80 6 57 98 .276 .339 .466 .805 99 161
2016 28 156 679 597 96 174 38 3 32 108 3 72 105 .291 .374 .526 .900 115 156
6 Yrs 844 3633 3249 453 907 192 10 134 487 44 322 589 .279 .349 .468 .817 525 844
162 Game Avg. 162 697 624 87 174 37 2 26 93 8 62 113 .279 .349 .468 .817 101 844



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
2014 AL (20, 0%)
0.00 Career Shares (1781st)

Gold Gloves
2014 AL (3B)

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
2014 Apr 27th AL Player of the Week
2014 Jun 29th AL Player of the Week

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
2016 AL  6.9 (6th)

WAR Position Playerss c a p y
2014 AL  5.8 (10th)
2016 AL  6.9 (6th)

Offensive WARs c a p y
2016 AL  5.4 (9th)

Defensive WARs c a p y
2016 AL  2.0 (8th)

Games Played s c a p y
2013 AL  160 (4th)
2014 AL  159 (4th)
2015 AL  161 (2nd)

At Bats s c a p y
2015 AL  623 (8th)

Plate Appearances s c a p y
2013 AL  695 (9th)
2015 AL  686 (7th)

Doubles s c a p y
2015 AL  37 (8th)
2016 AL  36 (10th)

Adjusted OPS+ s c a p y
2016 AL  135 (10th)
Active  120 (38th)

Adj. Batting Runs s c a p y
2016 AL  30 (10th)

Adj. Batting Wins s c a p y
2016 AL  2.9 (10th)

Intentional Bases on Balls s c a p y
2016 AL  10 (5th)

Outs Made s c a p y
2015 AL  484 (4th)

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 8 (1595), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 9 (1284), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 9 (1768), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Third Base (81st), 24.4 career WAR/24.4 7yr-peak WAR/24.4 JAWS
Average HOF 3B (out of 13) = 67.5 career WAR/42.7 7yr-peak WAR/55.1 JAWS

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