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Ben Zobrist    \ZO-brist\

Benjamin Thomas Zobrist (Zorilla) (twitter: @TheZobrists)

Positions: Second Baseman, Rightfielder and Shortstop
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 210 lb.

Born: May 26, 1981 in Eureka, IL
High School: Eureka HS (Eureka, IL)
Schools: Dallas Baptist University (Dallas, TX), Olivet Nazarene University (Bourbonnais, IL)
Drafted
by the Houston Astros in the 6th round of the 2004 amateur draft.
Signed June 16, 2004. (All Transactions)
Debut: August 1, 2006 (Age 25.067)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2006 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Rays/DevilRays 2006-2014
2014 Contract Status: Signed thru 2014, 5 yrs/$23M (10-14) & 15 team option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 6.134, Free Agent: 2015 [*], Agents: Alan Nero [*]
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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
2006 TBD AL 25 SS 52 50 50 440.2 243 86 148 9 31 .963 -2 -2 -5 -6 4.78 4.50 .970 4.49 4.42
2007 TBD AL 26 SS 30 26 23 224.2 106 37 63 6 17 .943 -7 -5 -38 -28 4.01 3.33 .970 4.47 4.42
2008 TBR AL 27 SS 35 33 28 293.1 136 51 78 7 22 .949 -7 -8 -29 -33 3.96 3.69 .971 4.39 4.35
2008 TBR AL 27 OF 19 12 8 113.1 30 29 1 0 0 1.000 -0 -1 -4 -10 2.38 1.58 .986 2.31 2.28
2008 TBR AL 27 LF 14 8 6 79.1 22 21 1 0 0 1.000 -0 1 -3 17 2.50 1.57 .984 2.05 2.03
2008 TBR AL 27 2B 8 4 4 41.0 22 11 11 0 3 1.000 1 2 26 56 4.83 2.75 .987 5.00 4.96
2008 TBR AL 27 CF 5 3 2 27.0 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -2 -9 -89 2.67 1.60 .989 2.70 2.68
2008 TBR AL 27 DH 2 0
2008 TBR AL 27 RF 2 1 0 7.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 2.19 2.15
2008 TBR AL 27 3B 1 0 0 4.2 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 0 0 51 0 3.86 2.00 .960 2.70 2.70
2009 TBR AL 28 2B 91 81 68 714.2 372 143 225 4 44 .989 6 16 10 27 4.63 4.04 .986 4.76 4.70 AS,MVP-8
2009 TBR AL 28 OF 70 44 29 414.0 117 112 5 0 4 1.000 13 8 38 23 2.54 1.67 .987 2.33 2.30 AS,MVP-8
2009 TBR AL 28 RF 59 37 25 329.1 94 89 5 0 4 1.000 12 9 44 33 2.57 1.59 .982 2.13 2.10 AS,MVP-8
2009 TBR AL 28 SS 13 6 3 62.0 27 9 16 2 5 .926 -2 2 -29 37 3.63 1.92 .972 4.35 4.31 AS,MVP-8
2009 TBR AL 28 LF 9 2 0 38.0 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 -1 -2 -32 -63 1.89 0.89 .988 2.13 2.09 AS,MVP-8
2009 TBR AL 28 CF 7 5 4 46.2 15 15 0 0 0 1.000 2 1 46 26 2.89 2.14 .992 2.74 2.70 AS,MVP-8
2009 TBR AL 28 1B 3 2 0 13.0 8 6 1 1 2 .875 -1 -1 -65 -83 4.85 2.33 .994 9.14 9.03 AS,MVP-8
2009 TBR AL 28 3B 1 1 0 5.2 0 0 0 0 0 -2 0 -339 0 0.00 0.00 2.70 2.60 AS,MVP-8
2009 TBR AL 28 DH 1 1 AS,MVP-8
2010 TBR AL 29 OF 110 89 68 834.2 210 204 6 0 3 1.000 4 11 5 15 2.26 1.91 .986 2.30 2.28
2010 TBR AL 29 RF 103 80 65 749.1 188 182 6 0 3 1.000 4 8 7 13 2.26 1.83 .984 2.10 2.08
2010 TBR AL 29 2B 55 45 29 371.0 193 74 116 3 27 .984 -1 6 -3 19 4.61 3.45 .984 4.80 4.75
2010 TBR AL 29 1B 14 9 4 79.0 85 77 8 0 6 1.000 0 0 8 0 9.68 6.07 .994 9.32 9.23
2010 TBR AL 29 CF 14 9 3 83.1 22 22 0 0 0 1.000 -1 3 -10 43 2.38 1.57 .990 2.73 2.71
2010 TBR AL 29 3B 2 1 1 10.0 2 1 0 1 0 .500 -0 -1 -48 -108 0.90 0.50 .955 2.61 2.60
2010 TBR AL 29 LF 1 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 2.25 2.00
2011 TBR AL 30 2B 131 118 109 1058.1 535 213 316 6 68 .989 -2 23 -2 26 4.50 4.04 .984 4.76 4.73 MVP-16
2011 TBR AL 30 OF 38 33 22 289.2 66 65 1 0 0 1.000 -2 6 -8 24 2.05 1.74 .986 2.28 2.26 MVP-16
2011 TBR AL 30 RF 38 33 22 289.2 66 65 1 0 0 1.000 -2 6 -8 25 2.05 1.74 .986 2.09 2.07 MVP-16
2011 TBR AL 30 DH 3 3 MVP-16
2012 TBR AL 31 OF 71 59 53 541.1 121 113 6 2 1 .983 -1 9 -1 19 1.98 1.68 .986 2.17 2.16 MVP-18
2012 TBR AL 31 RF 71 59 53 541.1 121 113 6 2 1 .983 -1 9 -1 20 1.98 1.68 .984 1.99 1.98 MVP-18
2012 TBR AL 31 2B 58 46 34 408.1 186 73 107 6 27 .968 -6 -5 -19 -15 3.97 3.10 .983 4.63 4.60 MVP-18
2012 TBR AL 31 SS 47 47 33 392.0 189 46 139 4 27 .979 3 0 8 0 4.25 3.94 .977 4.43 4.40 MVP-18
2012 TBR AL 31 DH 4 4 MVP-18
2013 TBR AL 32 2B 125 117 88 1017.1 554 218 332 4 73 .993 2 7 2 8 4.87 4.40 .985 4.64 4.62 AS
2013 TBR AL 32 OF 42 26 18 244.1 53 49 4 0 1 1.000 -9 -2 -44 -9 1.95 1.26 .987 2.24 2.23 AS
2013 TBR AL 32 RF 39 24 18 228.0 47 45 2 0 1 1.000 -8 -4 -39 -21 1.86 1.21 .982 2.07 2.06 AS
2013 TBR AL 32 SS 21 11 9 115.0 49 11 37 1 5 .980 1 3 11 31 3.76 2.29 .973 4.15 4.13 AS
2013 TBR AL 32 LF 4 2 0 15.1 6 4 2 0 0 1.000 -1 2 -110 157 3.52 1.50 .988 2.00 1.98 AS
2013 TBR AL 32 DH 2 2 AS
2013 TBR AL 32 CF 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 2.70 2.60 AS
2014 TBR AL 33 2B 78 73 54 617.0 294 105 183 6 31 .980 1 1 3 2 4.20 3.69 .985 4.63 4.62
2014 TBR AL 33 OF 48 34 18 314.1 85 84 1 0 0 1.000 3 3 12 11 2.43 1.77 .986 2.26 2.25
2014 TBR AL 33 LF 34 14 10 146.2 40 40 0 0 0 1.000 5 4 43 33 2.45 1.18 .986 2.01 2.01
2014 TBR AL 33 SS 28 21 19 212.1 61 15 44 2 10 .967 -3 -1 -16 -6 2.50 2.11 .973 3.97 3.96
2014 TBR AL 33 RF 19 16 7 138.2 39 38 1 0 0 1.000 -1 0 -12 0 2.53 2.05 .982 2.08 2.07
2014 TBR AL 33 DH 6 6
2014 TBR AL 33 CF 4 4 1 29.0 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 -1 -1 -27 -41 1.86 1.50 .988 2.70 2.68
7 Seasons 2B 546 484 386 4227.2 2156 837 1290 29 273 .987 1 50 0 14 4.53 3.90 .985 4.71 4.68
7 Seasons OF 398 297 216 2751.2 682 656 24 2 9 .997 8 34 4 14 2.22 1.71 .986 2.27 2.25
7 Seasons RF 331 250 190 2283.1 555 532 21 2 9 .996 5 28 3 14 2.18 1.67 .984 2.07 2.06
7 Seasons SS 226 194 165 1740.0 811 255 525 31 117 .962 -16 -11 -11 -7 4.03 3.45 .972 4.37 4.31
5 Seasons LF 62 26 16 281.1 76 73 3 0 0 1.000 3 5 11 21 2.43 1.23 .986 2.04 2.02
5 Seasons CF 31 21 10 187.0 51 51 0 0 0 1.000 0 1 2 6 2.45 1.65 .990 2.72 2.69
6 Seasons DH 18 16
2 Seasons 1B 17 11 4 92.0 93 83 9 1 8 .989 -0 -1 -3 -13 9.00 5.41 .994 9.29 9.19
3 Seasons 3B 4 2 1 20.1 4 1 2 1 0 .750 -2 -1 -106 -59 1.33 0.75 .958 2.66 2.62
9 Seasons TOT 1191 988 772 8831.2 3746 1832 1850 64 407 .983 -9 71 -1 9 3.75 3.09 .982 3.92 3.85
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
2006 TBD AL 25 SS -2 -5 -1 -2 1 -1 -2 -6 -4 0
2007 TBD AL 26 SS -7 -38 -7 -2 -5 0 -5 -28 -5 0
2008 TBR AL 27 SS -7 -29 -7 -4 -3 0 -8 -33 -6 -1
2008 TBR AL 27 LF -0 -3 -0 1 -1 0 1 17 1 0
2008 TBR AL 27 2B 1 26 1 0 1 0 2 56 2 0
2008 TBR AL 27 CF -0 -9 -1 -1 -0 1 -2 -89 -2 0
2008 TBR AL 27 RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 TBR AL 27 3B 0 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 TBR AL 28 2B 6 10 7 7 0 -1 16 27 17 0
2009 TBR AL 28 RF 12 44 9 4 5 3 9 33 2 5
2009 TBR AL 28 SS -2 -29 -2 -1 -1 0 2 37 2 0
2009 TBR AL 28 LF -1 -32 -1 -2 -63 -1 -1
2009 TBR AL 28 CF 2 46 2 0 1 0 1 26 1 0
2009 TBR AL 28 1B -1 -65 -1 -1 0 0 -1 -83 -1 0
2009 TBR AL 28 3B -2 -339 -2 -2 1 0 0
2010 TBR AL 29 RF 4 7 2 2 0 2 8 13 4 3
2010 TBR AL 29 2B -1 -3 -1 3 -3 0 6 19 7 -1
2010 TBR AL 29 1B 0 8 0 1 -0 0 0 0 1 0 0
2010 TBR AL 29 CF -1 -10 -1 -1 0 0 3 43 3 0
2010 TBR AL 29 3B -0 -48 -0 0 -0 0 -1 -108 -1 0
2010 TBR AL 29 LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 TBR AL 30 2B -2 -2 -2 -1 -1 1 23 26 22 1
2011 TBR AL 30 RF -2 -8 -3 -1 -2 1 6 25 5 0
2012 TBR AL 31 RF -1 -1 -3 3 -5 2 9 20 5 2
2012 TBR AL 31 2B -6 -19 -6 -6 -1 0 -5 -15 -3 0
2012 TBR AL 31 SS 3 8 3 -1 4 0 0 0 -3 1
2013 TBR AL 32 2B 2 2 3 5 -2 -1 7 8 6 -1
2013 TBR AL 32 RF -8 -39 -8 -5 -2 0 -4 -21 -4 0
2013 TBR AL 32 SS 1 11 2 0 2 -1 3 31 3 0
2013 TBR AL 32 LF -1 -110 -2 -1 -2 1 2 157 -1 2
2013 TBR AL 32 CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 TBR AL 33 2B 1 3 2 1 1 -1 1 2 5 -1
2014 TBR AL 33 LF 5 43 5 1 5 0 4 33 5 -1
2014 TBR AL 33 SS -3 -16 -3 -1 -1 -0 -1 -6 -1 0
2014 TBR AL 33 RF -1 -12 -3 -4 0 2 0 0 -1 1
2014 TBR AL 33 CF -1 -27 -1 0 -1 0 -1 -41 -1 0
7 Seasons 2B 1 0 3 8 -5 -2 50 14 56 -2
7 Seasons RF 5 3 -5 -1 -4 10 28 14 11 11
7 Seasons SS -16 -11 -14 -11 -3 -2 -11 -7 -14 0
5 Seasons LF 3 11 3 1 2 0 5 21 4 0
5 Seasons CF 0 2 -1 -1 0 1 1 6 1 0
2 Seasons 1B -0 -3 -0 0 -0 0 -1 -13 0 0 0
3 Seasons 3B -2 -106 -2 -2 1 0 -1 -59 -1 0
9 Seasons TOT -9 -1 -16 -8 -9 -4 11 71 9 57 -2 0 11
Lg Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
2006 TBD AL 25 52 50 52 52 0 0 0 0 0 52 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2007 TBD AL 26 31 26 31 30 0 0 0 0 0 30 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
2008 TBR AL 27 62 49 62 57 0 0 0 8 1 35 14 5 2 21 2 10 0
2009 TBR AL 28 152 135 152 149 0 0 3 91 1 13 9 7 59 75 1 14 1
2010 TBR AL 29 151 144 151 149 0 0 14 55 2 0 1 14 103 118 0 6 0
2011 TBR AL 30 156 154 156 154 0 0 0 131 0 0 0 0 38 38 3 1 1
2012 TBR AL 31 157 156 157 153 0 0 0 58 0 47 0 0 71 71 4 0 0
2013 TBR AL 32 157 156 157 155 0 0 0 125 0 21 4 1 39 42 2 1 0
2014 TBR AL 33 136 134 136 128 0 0 0 78 0 28 34 4 19 48 7 2 0
9 Seasons 1054 1004 1054 1027 0 0 17 546 4 226 62 31 331 413 19 37 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 -- 2B*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 643 543 463 43 GB GBs GBr LD LDs LDf
2008 TBR AL 27 170 65% 70% 28% 11 100% 0 11 2 7 2 11 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 1 0 3 1 2 0 0 0
2009 TBR AL 28 3005 56% 75% 29% 265 95% 1 143 55 74 14 225 201 23 1 1 4 0 2 2 2 44 10 15 13 2 40 15 25 3 1 2
2010 TBR AL 29 1583 48% 74% 27% 132 94% 1 74 28 39 7 116 101 10 1 2 3 0 3 0 3 27 10 7 6 0 26 8 18 1 1 0
2011 TBR AL 30 4419 53% 76% 30% 384 93% 0 213 94 90 29 316 281 31 0 5 6 0 5 1 5 68 20 21 13 2 63 18 43 4 2 1
2012 TBR AL 31 1674 55% 71% 30% 125 91% 0 73 32 40 1 107 94 12 0 0 6 1 4 1 4 27 14 7 3 1 26 4 22 1 1 0
2013 TBR AL 32 4207 53% 75% 32% 386 94% 0 218 85 112 21 332 290 35 1 5 4 0 2 2 3 73 24 19 14 2 66 17 46 5 2 2
2014 TBR AL 33 2578 57% 72% 30% 220 93% 0 105 48 47 11 183 161 14 0 4 6 1 4 1 4 31 10 9 3 2 28 8 19 3 1 2
7 Seasons 17636 54% 74% 30% 1523 94% 2 837 344 409 85 1290 1136 128 3 17 29 2 20 7 21 273 89 79 53 9 252 71 175 17 8 7
MLB Averages 57% 76% 32% 92%

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%
2008 TBR AL 27 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 28 32% 61% 32% 1 0%
2009 TBR AL 28 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 2 0 2 29 20 0 17 9 0 4 2 0 11 5 2 11 2 1 72 38 52.8% 31 3 4.2% 2 1443 54% 76% 43% 176 51%
2010 TBR AL 29 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 5 33 19 0 18 4 2 15 12 1 10 3 2 21 11 0 97 49 50.5% 43 5 5.2% 1 3149 57% 75% 41% 336 55%
2011 TBR AL 30 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 13 8 0 6 3 0 2 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 24 13 54.2% 10 1 4.2% 0 1182 57% 75% 41% 129 51%
2012 TBR AL 31 2 0 1 1 1 6 0 2 1 2 23 14 1 13 5 0 6 3 1 7 0 1 11 6 0 60 28 46.7% 29 3 5.0% 3 2275 53% 73% 36% 232 50%
2013 TBR AL 32 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 16 9 0 8 3 0 6 3 1 4 0 1 5 2 0 39 17 43.6% 20 2 5.1% 0 942 51% 70% 37% 106 43%
2014 TBR AL 33 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 3 0 10 6 0 3 3 0 5 1 0 2 1 0 23 14 60.9% 9 0 0.0% 1 557 55% 69% 41% 72 56%
7 Seasons 2 0 1 1 1 21 1 5 1 12 117 73 1 72 30 2 36 23 4 40 11 6 50 22 1 315 159 50.5% 142 14 4.4% 7 9576 55% 74% 39% 1052 52%
MLB Averages 47.1% 2.3% 57% 76% 39% 50%

Advanced Fielding -- SS*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 643 63 463 163 363 GB GBs GBr LD LDs LDf
2006 TBD AL 25 1983 61% 77% 31% 189 92% 0 86 41 37 8 148 107 35 0 5 9 0 5 4 7 31 14 3 7 4 2 30 17 13 1 0 1
2007 TBD AL 26 1017 55% 77% 30% 89 80% 0 37 18 15 4 63 51 10 0 1 6 0 4 2 5 17 5 1 7 0 1 14 6 8 3 1 1
2008 TBR AL 27 1264 56% 74% 28% 109 83% 1 51 25 23 3 78 60 18 0 1 7 0 4 3 6 22 10 0 4 2 4 22 10 11 0 0 0
2009 TBR AL 28 295 56% 75% 30% 21 76% 0 9 3 5 1 16 12 3 0 0 2 0 1 1 2 5 2 1 2 0 0 5 3 2 0 0 0
2012 TBR AL 31 1562 63% 71% 33% 168 89% 0 46 26 17 3 139 112 24 0 1 4 0 2 2 3 27 12 1 6 4 1 24 13 11 1 0 0
2013 TBR AL 32 481 57% 72% 30% 43 98% 0 11 9 2 0 37 27 8 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 5 2 0 2 0 0 4 2 2 1 1 0
2014 TBR AL 33 893 58% 72% 28% 58 90% 0 15 11 4 0 44 30 12 0 2 2 1 0 1 1 10 8 0 1 0 0 9 8 1 1 0 1
7 Seasons 7495 59% 74% 30% 677 88% 1 255 133 103 19 525 399 110 0 11 31 1 17 13 25 117 53 6 29 10 8 108 59 48 7 2 3
MLB Averages 57% 76% 32% 89%

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%
2008 TBR AL 27 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 5 5 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 11 7 63.6% 4 0 0.0% 1 333 50% 77% 43% 43 51%
2009 TBR AL 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 3 42.9% 4 0 0.0% 0 169 51% 85% 52% 21 38%
2010 TBR AL 29 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 10 70% 70% 40% 1 0%
2013 TBR AL 32 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 50.0% 1 1 25.0% 1 74 47% 70% 41% 14 43%
2014 TBR AL 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 14 11 78.6% 3 0 0.0% 0 624 54% 67% 39% 69 58%
5 Seasons 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 1 15 15 0 10 1 1 3 1 0 2 0 0 6 6 0 36 23 63.9% 12 1 2.8% 2 1210 52% 73% 42% 148 51%
MLB Averages 63.7% 2.2% 57% 76% 39% 46%

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%
2008 TBR AL 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 7 5 71.4% 2 0 0.0% 0 123 75% 70% 40% 20 40%
2009 TBR AL 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 0 8 3 37.5% 5 0 0.0% 0 188 63% 76% 34% 23 65%
2010 TBR AL 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 5 2 0 4 2 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 16 7 43.8% 9 0 0.0% 0 356 48% 76% 42% 51 43%
2013 TBR AL 32 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 3 67% 67% 33% 0
2014 TBR AL 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 118 48% 75% 42% 12 50%
5 Seasons 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 8 0 7 2 0 7 4 0 4 0 0 6 3 0 33 17 51.5% 16 0 0.0% 0 788 56% 75% 40% 106 48%
MLB Averages 44.8% 1.8% 57% 76% 39% 53%

Advanced Fielding -- 1B*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag 3U Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 363 361 36 GB GBs LD LDs LDf bFld bF2O%
2009 TBR AL 28 64 23% 78% 20% 3 67% 0 6 1 5 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
2010 TBR AL 29 317 51% 79% 33% 22 100% 0 77 8 68 1 6 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 1 0 6 1 0 0 0 1 100%
2 Seasons 381 46% 79% 31% 25 96% 0 83 9 73 1 6 9 7 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 8 0 2 0 8 2 0 0 0 1 100%
MLB Averages 57% 76% 32% 93% 83%

Advanced Fielding -- 3B*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 543 53 GB LD LDs LDf bFld bF2O%
2008 TBR AL 27 22 41% 77% 41% 1 100% 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 TBR AL 28 25 52% 84% 32% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 TBR AL 29 39 41% 82% 41% 2 50% 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Seasons 86 44% 81% 38% 3 67% 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLB Averages 57% 76% 32% 87% 65%



* - 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

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
2009 AL (8, 9%)
2011 AL (16, 2%)
2012 AL (18, 2%)
0.13 Career Shares (867th)

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
2008 Sep 28th AL Player of the Week
2011 May 1st AL Player of the Week

Def. Games as 2B s c a p y
2011 AL  131 (5th)
Active  546 (18th)

Putouts as 2B s c a p y
2011 AL  213 (5th)
Active  837 (21st)

Assists as 2B s c a p y
Active  1,290 (20th)

Errors Committed as 2B s c a p y
Active  29 (24th)

Double Plays Turned as 2B s c a p y
Active  273 (22nd)

Double Plays Turned as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
2009 AL  4 (1st)
2010 AL  3 (2nd)
Active  9 (14th)

Double Plays Turned as OF s c a p y
2009 AL  4 (2nd)
2010 AL  3 (5th)

Range Factor/9Inn as 2Bs c a p y
2013 AL  4.87 (3rd)
Active  4.53 (19th)

Range Factor/Game as 2B s c a p y
Active  3.90 (19th)

Fielding % as 2B s c a p y
2011 AL  .989 (3rd)
2013 AL  .993 (1st)
Active  .987 (9th)
Career  .987 (22nd)

Total Zone Runs as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
2009 AL  12 (5th)

Range Factor/9Inn as RF (s.1954)s c a p y
2010 AL  2.26 (3rd)

Fielding % as OF s c a p y
2010 AL  1.000 (1st)

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Player Page Tricks and Tips

Sum any set of rows by clicking anywhere (not red or blue) on the first and last rows of your selection. We will then compute the totals for the player between and including those two seasons.
Default Setting for this feature: Turn On / Turn Off
Summation of season totals only works for the initial case when the table is in year order. On a sorted table the results may get a bit goofy.

HIGHLIGHTING: Adding a range or series of player's career seasons or career game numbers (like '#1972:batting_standard', '#1970-1980-sum:batting_standard', or '#1998,1999,2001,2002,sum:pitching_standard') onto the end of a player page url causes the seasons to the highlighted and summed. After changing address bar, reload the page to see highlighting. This will work even in links e-mailed to others. Note that for tables with multiple pages the first table is the default. If you want to create a sum for a table other than the first one, select the rows and after the summation window appears click on "permanent link" link.

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