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Brett Wallace

Brett Alexander Wallace (twitter: @brettwallace29)

Positions: First Baseman and Third Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 250 lb.

Born: August 26, 1986 in Greenbrae, CA
High School: Justin-Siena HS (Napa, CA)
School: Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
Drafted
by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1st round (13th pick) of the 2008 amateur draft.
Signed July 1, 2008. (All Transactions)
Debut: July 31, 2010 (Age 23.339, 17,405th in MLB history)   vs. MIL 4 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2010 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Astros/Padres 2010-2016
2016 Contract Status: Signed thru 2016, 1 yr/$1M (16) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 3.003, Arb Eligible: 2017, Free Agent: 2019 [*], Agents: Dan Lozano [*]
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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
2010 23 HOU NL 51 159 144 14 32 6 1 2 13 0 0 8 50 .222 .296 .319 .615 69 46 3 7 0 0 3 3
2011 24 HOU NL 115 379 336 37 87 22 0 5 29 1 1 36 91 .259 .334 .369 .703 96 124 12 3 1 2 4 3
2012 25 HOU NL 66 254 229 24 58 10 1 9 24 0 0 18 73 .253 .323 .424 .746 101 97 2 6 0 1 1 3/5
2013 26 HOU AL 79 285 262 35 58 14 1 13 36 1 1 18 104 .221 .284 .431 .716 96 113 5 5 0 0 0 3/5D
2015 28 SDP NL 64 107 96 14 29 6 0 5 16 0 0 10 31 .302 .374 .521 .895 150 50 1 1 0 0 1 3/5D
2016 29 SDP NL 42 124 97 10 22 7 0 3 9 0 0 23 34 .227 .395 .392 .787 119 38 0 4 0 0 3 5/3
6 Yrs 417 1308 1164 134 286 65 3 37 127 2 2 113 383 .246 .325 .402 .727 100 468 23 26 1 3 12
162 Game Avg. 162 508 452 52 111 25 1 14 49 1 1 44 149 .246 .325 .402 .727 100 182 9 10 0 1 5
HOU (4 yrs) 311 1077 971 110 235 52 3 29 102 2 2 80 318 .242 .313 .391 .704 93 380 22 21 1 3 8
SDP (2 yrs) 106 231 193 24 51 13 0 8 25 0 0 33 65 .264 .385 .456 .841 134 88 1 5 0 0 4
NL (5 yrs) 338 1023 902 99 228 51 2 24 91 1 1 95 279 .253 .337 .394 .730 101 355 18 21 1 3 12
AL (1 yr) 79 285 262 35 58 14 1 13 36 1 1 18 104 .221 .284 .431 .716 96 113 5 5 0 0 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
2010 23 HOU NL 51 159 -5 -1 -0 3 -2 -5 -0.6 5 -0 -0.1 .489 .496 -0.4 0.1 -3 3
2011 24 HOU NL 115 379 -3 -4 -1 5 -5 -8 -0.9 12 4 0.2 .492 .494 -0.4 0.0 -1 $418,000 3
2012 25 HOU NL 66 254 -0 -1 0 -7 -3 -11 -1.1 8 -3 -0.4 .483 .493 0.3 -1.1 4 3/5
2013 26 HOU AL 79 285 -3 -0 1 -6 -4 -12 -1.2 10 -2 -0.2 .483 .492 0.3 -1.0 4 $495,000 3/5D
2015 28 SDP NL 64 107 6 -0 -0 -2 -1 3 0.3 3 6 0.6 .505 .502 0.9 -0.3 8 3/5D
2016 29 SDP NL 42 124 3 -0 0 -3 0 0 -0.1 4 4 0.3 .500 .500 0.7 -0.4 7 5/3
6 Seasons 417 1308 -3 -5 -0 -10 -15 -34 -3.7 42 9 0.5 .491 .496 1.4 -2.7 19 $913,000
HOU (4 yrs) 311 1077 -11 -5 -1 -5 -15 -37 -3.9 35 -2 -0.5 .487 .494 -0.2 -2.0 3 $913,000
SDP (2 yrs) 106 231 8 -0 0 -5 -1 3 0.3 8 10 1.0 .503 .501 1.5 -0.7 16

Standard Fielding

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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
2010 HOU NL 23 1B 48 41 35 375.1 362 327 32 3 31 .992 3 3 10 10 8.61 7.48 .993 9.23 9.13
2011 HOU NL 24 1B 96 89 77 768.2 742 659 77 6 57 .992 -6 5 -9 8 8.62 7.67 .994 9.33 9.31
2012 HOU NL 25 1B 58 54 51 466.1 501 455 39 7 41 .986 -3 -5 -7 -13 9.53 8.52 .992 9.29 9.18
2012 HOU NL 25 3B 8 5 4 49.1 12 2 8 2 3 .833 -3 -2 -63 -49 1.82 1.25 .952 2.44 2.42
2013 HOU AL 26 1B 61 57 46 487.2 496 452 40 4 53 .992 -2 -4 -5 -10 9.08 8.07 .994 8.90 8.87
2013 HOU AL 26 3B 9 8 7 74.0 16 4 12 0 3 1.000 -2 -2 -32 -31 1.95 1.78 .959 2.51 2.50
2013 HOU AL 26 DH 8 5
2015 SDP NL 28 1B 17 9 8 99.0 91 87 4 0 8 1.000 -2 -1 -29 -11 8.27 5.35 .994 9.30 9.23
2015 SDP NL 28 3B 5 1 0 14.0 5 0 4 1 0 .800 0 -1 9 -86 2.57 0.80 .956 2.44 2.44
2015 SDP NL 28 DH 2 2
2016 SDP NL 29 3B 27 23 10 181.2 46 16 25 5 4 .891 -1 -2 -8 -12 2.03 1.52 .955 2.52 2.51
2016 SDP NL 29 1B 8 6 4 49.2 50 45 4 1 6 .980 -1 -1 -32 -24 8.88 6.13 .994 9.24 9.20
6 Seasons 1B 288 256 221 2246.2 2242 2025 196 21 196 .991 -11 -3 -6 -1 8.90 7.71 .993 9.21 9.15
4 Seasons 3B 49 37 21 319.0 79 22 49 8 10 .899 -6 -7 -22 -26 2.00 1.45 .955 2.50 2.49
2 Seasons DH 10 7
6 Seasons TOT 337 293 242 2565.2 2321 2047 245 29 206 .988 -17 -9 -8 -4 8.04 6.80 .992 8.37 8.18
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-1930 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1930 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 1930 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 1913 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1930 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1913) 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 1930 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

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
2016 NL  4 (9th)

Errors Committed as 1B s c a p y
2012 NL  7 (5th)

Errors Committed as 3B s c a p y
2016 NL  5 (4th)

             

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 6 (2145), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS First Base (436th), 0.5 career WAR/0.5 7yr-peak WAR/0.5 JAWS
Average HOF 1B (out of 19) = 65.9 career WAR/42.5 7yr-peak WAR/54.2 JAWS

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
2011 24 Houston Astros $418,000 0.065
2013 26 Houston Astros $495,000 1.123 contracts
201629San Diego Padres$1,000,0003.003
2016 StatusSigned thru 2016, Earliest Arb Eligible: 2017, Earliest Free Agent: 2019
Career to date (may be incomplete)$913,000Does not include future salaries ($0)
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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