Willy Taveras    \tuh-VAIR-is\

Willy Taveras

Position: Centerfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: December 25, 1981 in Tenares, Hermanas Mirabal, Dominican Republic
High School: Tenares (Tenares, DO)
Signed
by the Cleveland Indians as an amateur free agent in 1999. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 6, 2004 (Age 22)
Rookie Status: Lost 2005 [*]
Teams (by GP): Astros/Rockies/Reds/Nationals 2004-2010
2014 Contract Status: 3rd-Year Arb Eligible (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 5.076, Arb Eligible: 2012, Free Agent: 2015 [*], Agents: Burton Rocks, previously: Scott Boras, Praver-Shapiro Spts Mgmt [*]
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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
2004 HOU NL 22 OF 7 0 0 11.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0 -1 0 -109 0.82 0.14 .980 2.13 2.14
2004 HOU NL 22 CF 4 0 0 6.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0 -1 0 -200 1.50 0.25 .990 2.55 2.50
2004 HOU NL 22 LF 2 0 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 1.80 1.85
2004 HOU NL 22 RF 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 1.80 2.10
2005 HOU NL 23 CF 148 144 131 1254.0 345 332 10 3 2 .991 -2 13 -2 12 2.45 2.31 .987 2.52 2.48 RoY-2
2005 HOU NL 23 OF 148 144 131 1254.0 345 332 10 3 2 .991 -2 13 -2 12 2.45 2.31 .984 2.19 2.16 RoY-2
2006 HOU NL 24 CF 138 120 112 1116.2 349 335 9 5 3 .986 17 19 18 20 2.77 2.49 .988 2.59 2.57
2006 HOU NL 24 OF 138 120 112 1116.2 349 335 9 5 3 .986 17 19 18 20 2.77 2.49 .984 2.22 2.20
2007 COL NL 25 CF 86 85 61 714.0 223 212 7 4 0 .982 4 -2 7 -3 2.76 2.55 .987 2.71 2.70
2007 COL NL 25 OF 86 85 61 714.0 223 212 7 4 0 .982 4 -2 7 -3 2.76 2.55 .984 2.30 2.29
2007 COL NL 25 DH 3 3
2008 COL NL 26 CF 124 110 97 993.0 295 282 6 7 2 .976 6 -3 8 -4 2.61 2.32 .990 2.61 2.59
2008 COL NL 26 OF 124 110 97 993.0 295 282 6 7 2 .976 6 -3 8 -3 2.61 2.32 .985 2.21 2.20
2009 CIN NL 27 CF 98 95 86 839.0 277 266 7 4 2 .986 14 7 20 10 2.93 2.79 .989 2.60 2.57
2009 CIN NL 27 OF 98 95 86 839.0 277 266 7 4 2 .986 14 7 20 10 2.93 2.79 .986 2.20 2.18
2010 WSN NL 28 OF 22 6 5 77.0 18 17 1 0 1 1.000 -0 1 -2 15 2.10 0.82 .987 2.17 2.15
2010 WSN NL 28 RF 14 5 4 57.2 13 12 1 0 1 1.000 0 1 8 19 2.03 0.93 .986 2.11 2.07
2010 WSN NL 28 LF 6 0 0 5.1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 0 0 1.69 0.17 .980 1.86 1.80
2010 WSN NL 28 CF 3 1 1 14.0 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 -0 0 -43 0 2.57 1.33 .990 2.57 2.57
7 Seasons OF 623 560 492 5004.2 1508 1445 40 23 10 .985 39 34 9 8 2.67 2.38 .985 2.22 2.20
7 Seasons CF 601 555 488 4936.2 1494 1432 39 23 9 .985 39 33 9 8 2.68 2.45 .988 2.60 2.57
2 Seasons RF 15 5 4 58.2 13 12 1 0 1 1.000 0 1 8 20 1.99 0.87 .986 2.10 2.07
2 Seasons LF 8 0 0 9.1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 0 0 0.96 0.13 .980 1.83 1.81
7 Seasons TOT 623 560 492 5004.2 1508 1445 40 23 10 .985 39 34 9 8 2.67 2.38 .985 2.22 2.20
Lg 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
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
2004 HOU NL 22 CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 -200 -1 0
2004 HOU NL 22 LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 HOU NL 22 RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 HOU NL 23 CF -2 -2 -1 6 -7 -1 13 12 8 5
2006 HOU NL 24 CF 17 18 13 7 6 4 19 20 11 7
2007 COL NL 25 CF 4 7 2 0 2 2 -2 -3 -5 3
2008 COL NL 26 CF 6 8 5 1 4 1 -3 -4 -2 0
2009 CIN NL 27 CF 14 20 11 1 10 3 7 10 4 3
2010 WSN NL 28 RF 0 8 -2 0 -2 2 1 19 0 1
2010 WSN NL 28 LF 0 0 0 0 -0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 WSN NL 28 CF -0 -43 -0 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Seasons CF 39 9 30 14 15 9 33 8 15 18
2 Seasons RF 0 8 -2 0 -2 2 1 20 0 1
2 Seasons LF 0 0 0 0 -0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Seasons TOT 39 9 28 14 14 11 34 8 15 19

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
2004 HOU NL 22 10 0 10 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 1 7 0 0 6
2005 HOU NL 23 152 144 152 148 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 148 0 148 0 1 4
2006 HOU NL 24 149 120 149 138 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 138 0 138 0 13 5
2007 COL NL 25 97 88 97 86 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 86 0 86 3 8 1
2008 COL NL 26 133 110 133 124 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 124 0 124 0 17 4
2009 CIN NL 27 102 95 102 98 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 98 0 98 0 5 1
2010 WSN NL 28 27 6 27 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 3 14 23 0 4 8
7 Seasons 670 563 670 623 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 601 15 624 3 48 29
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%
2004 HOU NL 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 50.0% 1 0 0.0% 0 33 39% 67% 33% 4 25%
2005 HOU NL 23 3 0 3 0 1 10 1 4 1 4 63 37 1 36 7 3 11 2 1 14 1 0 36 19 2 160 66 41.3% 87 7 4.4% 3 5217 58% 75% 37% 662 51%
2006 HOU NL 24 5 0 4 1 2 9 0 4 2 3 46 24 0 35 9 2 12 7 0 17 2 1 25 19 1 135 61 45.2% 70 4 3.0% 5 4744 63% 75% 39% 580 59%
2007 COL NL 25 4 0 3 1 1 7 0 1 2 3 37 21 2 24 7 1 20 9 2 13 1 0 20 11 0 114 49 43.0% 61 5 4.4% 2 3088 57% 79% 40% 419 52%
2008 COL NL 26 7 0 5 2 3 6 1 0 1 3 57 41 0 35 10 1 21 3 1 17 2 1 29 22 0 159 78 49.1% 78 3 1.9% 3 4344 59% 77% 38% 538 53%
2009 CIN NL 27 4 0 2 2 0 7 1 2 2 2 31 23 0 30 8 1 10 3 1 13 4 0 25 16 1 109 54 49.5% 52 3 2.8% 4 3638 53% 76% 42% 473 57%
2010 WSN NL 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 1 33.3% 2 0 0.0% 0 69 55% 62% 38% 6 67%
7 Seasons 23 0 17 6 7 39 3 11 8 15 236 147 3 161 41 8 74 24 5 75 10 2 136 88 4 682 310 45.5% 351 22 3.2% 17 21133 58% 76% 39% 2682 55%
MLB Averages 45.1% 1.9% 58% 76% 40% 52%

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%
2004 HOU NL 22 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 4 100% 50% 25% 0
2010 WSN NL 28 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 2 1 1 3 3 0 9 8 88.9% 0 1 11.1% 0 250 60% 79% 42% 28 43%
2 Seasons 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 2 1 1 3 3 0 9 8 88.9% 0 1 11.1% 0 254 61% 79% 42% 28 43%
MLB Averages 47.2% 2.3% 58% 76% 40% 50%

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%
2004 HOU NL 22 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 18 39% 83% 44% 0
2010 WSN NL 28 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 19 53% 68% 26% 3 33%
2 Seasons 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 37 46% 76% 35% 3 33%
MLB Averages 63.9% 2.3% 58% 76% 40% 46%



* - 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

Def. Games as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2005 NL  148 (4th)
2006 NL  138 (4th)
Active  601 (20th)

Putouts as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2005 NL  332 (4th)
2006 NL  335 (5th)
Active  1,432 (20th)

Assists as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2005 NL  10 (2nd)
2006 NL  9 (2nd)
2007 NL  7 (5th)
Active  39 (12th)

Errors Committed as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2006 NL  5 (2nd)
2008 NL  7 (1st)
2009 NL  4 (3rd)
Active  23 (10th)

Double Plays Turned as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2005 NL  2 (3rd)
2006 NL  3 (2nd)
2008 NL  2 (2nd)
2009 NL  2 (4th)
Active  9 (15th)

Putouts as OF s c a p y
2005 NL  332 (4th)

Assists as OF s c a p y
2005 NL  10 (5th)

Double Plays Turned as OF s c a p y
2006 NL  3 (4th)

Total Zone Runs as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2006 NL  17 (3rd)
2009 NL  14 (2nd)
Active  39 (6th)
Career  39 (36th)

Range Factor/9Inn as CF (s.1954)s c a p y
2006 NL  2.77 (2nd)
2009 NL  2.93 (2nd)
Active  2.68 (7th)
Career  2.68 (62nd)

Range Factor/Game as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2006 NL  2.49 (4th)
2007 NL  2.55 (4th)
2009 NL  2.79 (1st)
Active  2.45 (14th)

Fielding % as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2005 NL  .991 (5th)
Active  .985 (22nd)

Total Zone Runs as OF s c a p y
2006 NL  17 (5th)
Active  39 (15th)
Career  39 (93rd)

Range Factor/9Inn as OFs c a p y
2006 NL  2.77 (3rd)
2009 NL  2.93 (2nd)
Active  2.67 (7th)
Career  2.67 (46th)

Range Factor/Game as OF s c a p y
2007 NL  2.55 (5th)
2009 NL  2.79 (1st)
Active  2.38 (14th)

             

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