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Portrait of Wilson Betemit

Wilson Betemit DH

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
18 2335 .267 .332 .442 .268 5.9
Birth Date11-2-1981
Height6' 2"
Weight220 lbs
Age36 years, 8 months, 15 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2001 ATL 19 8 5 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .400 .000 .218 0.0 -0.0 0.0
2004 ATL 22 22 52 47 2 8 0 0 0 8 4 16 0 1 0 3 0 1 .170 .231 .170 .160 -6.1 0.3 -0.6
2005 ATL 23 115 274 246 36 75 12 4 4 107 22 55 0 2 4 20 1 3 .305 .359 .435 .284 16.4 -5.5 1.1
2006 ATL 24 88 219 199 30 56 16 0 9 99 19 57 0 0 1 29 2 1 .281 .344 .497 .294 16.3 0.5 1.6
2006 LAN 24 55 193 174 19 42 7 0 9 76 17 45 0 2 0 24 1 0 .241 .306 .437 .253 3.2 -1.8 0.1
2007 LAN 25 84 192 156 22 36 8 0 10 74 32 49 1 3 0 26 0 0 .231 .359 .474 .291 13.8 -7.1 0.7
2007 NYA 25 37 92 84 11 19 4 0 4 35 6 33 0 0 2 24 0 0 .226 .278 .417 .240 0.4 1.7 0.2
2008 NYA 26 87 198 189 24 50 13 0 6 81 6 56 1 1 1 25 0 1 .265 .289 .429 .243 0.6 1.0 0.2
2009 CHA 27 20 50 45 2 9 5 0 0 14 5 13 0 0 0 3 0 0 .200 .280 .311 .195 -2.9 -0.3 -0.3
2010 KCA 28 84 315 276 36 82 20 0 13 141 36 74 1 2 0 43 0 0 .297 .378 .511 .298 18.3 -6.0 1.3
2011 DET 29 40 133 120 11 35 7 3 5 63 11 47 0 2 0 19 1 0 .292 .346 .525 .305 9.1 -1.2 0.8
2011 KCA 29 57 226 203 29 57 15 1 3 83 20 58 0 3 0 27 3 1 .281 .341 .409 .254 4.8 0.6 0.6
2012 BAL 30 102 376 341 41 89 19 0 12 144 31 103 1 3 0 40 0 1 .261 .322 .422 .261 10.2 -5.7 0.5
2013 BAL 31 6 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.032 -2.7 -0.0 -0.3
Career80523352093264558126875925211612419828398.267.332.442.26881.5-23.45.9

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
1999 DNV Rk 0 287 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .408 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 JAM A- 0 300 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .370 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 ATL MLB 8 5 .218 .235 .337 .403 .265 .000 93 -0.2 0.1 0 -0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 MYR A+ 84 346 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .338 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 GRN AA 47 199 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .420 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 RIC AAA 93 383 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .298 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 RIC AAA 127 521 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .327 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 ATL MLB 22 52 .160 .250 .308 .401 .250 .250 91 -5.7 1.5 0.5 0.3 -2.4 -6.1 -0.6 -6.1 -0.6
2004 RIC AAA 105 391 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .351 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 ATL MLB 115 274 .284 .260 .326 .410 .258 .376 99 7 7.9 1.5 -5.5 -0.1 16.4 1.1 16.4 1.1
2006 ATL MLB 88 219 .294 .261 .323 .427 .260 .353 93 8.4 6.6 0.8 0.5 0.5 16.3 1.6 16.3 1.6
2006 LAN MLB 55 193 .253 .261 .329 .419 .260 .270 95 -1.5 5.8 0.8 -1.8 -1.8 3.2 0.1 3.2 0.1
2007 LAN MLB 84 192 .291 .268 .330 .415 .255 .260 101 6.5 5.7 0.7 -7.1 0.9 13.8 0.7 13.8 0.7
2007 NYA MLB 37 92 .240 .267 .336 .417 .263 .319 103 -2.1 2.7 -0.3 1.7 0.0 0.4 0.2 0.4 0.2
2008 NYA MLB 87 198 .243 .257 .325 .400 .253 .344 102 -3.7 5.7 -1.2 1.0 -0.2 0.6 0.2 0.6 0.2
2008 SWB AAA 8 33 .387 .291 .355 .470 .291 .421 82 4.8 1.0 -0.2 -0.5 -0.8 4.8 0.4 4.8 0.4
2009 CHA MLB 20 50 .195 .256 .330 .402 .255 .281 106 -3.5 1.4 -0.4 -0.3 -0.5 -2.9 -0.3 -2.9 -0.3
2009 CHR AAA 72 286 .242 .258 .327 .389 .247 .294 106 -5.5 8.4 -1.8 5.6 1.2 2.4 0.8 2.4 0.8
2010 KCA MLB 84 315 .298 .263 .324 .409 .256 .361 110 12.3 8.7 -0.5 -6.0 -2.1 18.3 1.3 18.3 1.3
2010 OMA AAA 29 135 .266 .279 .355 .427 .264 .315 106 1 4.1 -0.1 -0.2 -0.7 4.2 0.4 4.2 0.4
2011 DET MLB 40 133 .305 .262 .323 .404 .260 .429 106 6 3.6 0.5 -1.2 -0.9 9.1 0.8 9.1 0.8
2011 KCA MLB 57 226 .254 .260 .326 .411 .264 .372 111 -1.3 6.1 0.3 0.6 -0.3 4.8 0.6 4.8 0.6
2012 BAL MLB 102 376 .261 .253 .316 .408 .261 .336 105 0.5 10.3 -0.6 -5.7 -0.0 10.2 0.5 10.2 0.5
2012 BOW AA 2 8 .293 .284 .362 .482 .286 .167 98 0.3 0.2 -0.1 -0.2 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2013 BAL MLB 6 10 -.032 .259 .316 .391 .256 .000 101 -2.8 0.3 -0.2 -0.0 0.0 -2.7 -0.3 -2.7 -0.3
2013 FRD A+ 4 17 .188 .262 .347 .367 .255 .385 109 -1.4 0.5 -0.3 0.0 -0.0 -1.2 -0.1 -1.2 -0.1
2013 BOW AA 5 21 .282 .248 .330 .368 .267 .462 106 0.5 0.6 -0.4 0.0 -0.9 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
2013 NOR AAA 4 13 .156 .231 .304 .348 .229 .143 110 -1.5 0.4 -0.2 0.0 -0.4 -1.7 -0.2 -1.7 -0.2
2013 ORI Rk 5 18 .306 .248 .314 .327 .246 .429 97 0.9 0.5 -0.3 0.1 0.1 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1
2014 DUR AAA 111 453 .234 .260 .331 .395 .252 .281 106 -13.2 13.6 -8.1 -3.2 -1.9 -9.6 -1.3 -9.6 -1.3
2015 GIG Wnt 11 36 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .190 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 TAB AAA 12 51 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .184 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1999 DNV Rk 287 39 83 18 2 5 53 27 63 6 3 .320 .387 .463 .143 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 JAM A- 300 54 89 15 2 5 37 30 37 3 4 .331 .400 .457 .126 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 ATL MLB 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 0 .000 .400 .000 .000 .218 0.0 -0.0 0.0
2001 MYR A+ 346 38 88 20 1 7 43 23 71 8 5 .277 .327 .412 .135 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 GRN AA 199 22 65 14 0 5 19 12 36 6 2 .355 .396 .514 .158 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 RIC AAA 383 43 84 17 1 8 34 34 82 8 5 .245 .313 .370 .125 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 RIC AAA 521 55 125 23 13 8 65 38 115 8 5 .262 .314 .414 .153 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 RIC AAA 391 48 99 24 2 13 59 32 99 3 3 .278 .337 .466 .188 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 ATL MLB 52 2 8 0 0 0 3 4 16 0 1 .170 .231 .170 .000 .160 -6.1 0.3 -0.6
2005 ATL MLB 274 36 75 12 4 4 20 22 55 1 3 .305 .359 .435 .130 .284 16.4 -5.5 1.1
2006 ATL MLB 219 30 56 16 0 9 29 19 57 2 1 .281 .344 .497 .216 .294 16.3 0.5 1.6
2006 LAN MLB 193 19 42 7 0 9 24 17 45 1 0 .241 .306 .437 .195 .253 3.2 -1.8 0.1
2007 LAN MLB 192 22 36 8 0 10 26 32 49 0 0 .231 .359 .474 .244 .291 13.8 -7.1 0.7
2007 NYA MLB 92 11 19 4 0 4 24 6 33 0 0 .226 .278 .417 .190 .240 0.4 1.7 0.2
2008 NYA MLB 198 24 50 13 0 6 25 6 56 0 1 .265 .289 .429 .164 .243 0.6 1.0 0.2
2008 SWB AAA 33 5 9 4 0 1 5 6 7 0 0 .333 .455 .593 .259 .387 4.8 -0.5 0.4
2009 CHA MLB 50 2 9 5 0 0 3 5 13 0 0 .200 .280 .311 .111 .195 -2.9 -0.3 -0.3
2009 CHR AAA 286 36 63 19 0 11 49 21 73 2 0 .241 .298 .441 .199 .242 2.4 5.6 0.8
2010 OMA AAA 135 9 30 6 2 2 17 17 23 1 1 .265 .364 .407 .142 .266 4.2 -0.2 0.4
2010 KCA MLB 315 36 82 20 0 13 43 36 74 0 0 .297 .378 .511 .214 .298 18.3 -6.0 1.3
2011 KCA MLB 226 29 57 15 1 3 27 20 58 3 1 .281 .341 .409 .128 .254 4.8 0.6 0.6
2011 DET MLB 133 11 35 7 3 5 19 11 47 1 0 .292 .346 .525 .233 .305 9.1 -1.2 0.8
2012 BOW AA 8 1 2 0 0 1 4 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .625 .375 .293 0.4 -0.2 0.0
2012 BAL MLB 376 41 89 19 0 12 40 31 103 0 1 .261 .322 .422 .161 .261 10.2 -5.7 0.5
2013 NOR AAA 13 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 .083 .154 .167 .083 .156 -1.7 0.0 -0.2
2013 BAL MLB 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.032 -2.7 -0.0 -0.3
2013 BOW AA 21 1 6 0 0 0 3 4 4 0 0 .353 .476 .353 .000 .282 -0.3 0.0 -0.0
2013 ORI Rk 18 1 6 2 0 0 3 2 2 0 0 .375 .444 .500 .125 .306 1.3 0.1 0.1
2013 FRD A+ 17 1 5 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 .294 .294 .294 .000 .188 -1.2 0.0 -0.1
2014 DUR AAA 453 53 86 17 0 18 50 49 144 1 0 .217 .298 .396 .179 .234 -9.6 -3.2 -1.3
2015 GIG Wnt 36 4 4 0 0 0 3 7 7 0 0 .143 .333 .143 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 TAB AAA 51 3 7 1 0 0 5 3 10 0 0 .146 .196 .167 .021 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2008 722 0.5235 0.5083 0.7330 0.6614 0.3401 0.8280 0.5299 0.2670 272 0.003770
2009 187 0.5241 0.4492 0.6548 0.6429 0.2360 0.7143 0.4762 0.3452 83 -0.001339
2010 1299 0.4896 0.4226 0.7596 0.5723 0.2790 0.8269 0.6270 0.2404 619 -0.001338
2011 1397 0.4875 0.4853 0.7316 0.6226 0.3547 0.7901 0.6339 0.2684 579 0.003631
2012 1456 0.4663 0.4595 0.7085 0.5994 0.3372 0.8157 0.5420 0.2915 644 0.002762
2013 32 0.5625 0.4375 0.6429 0.5000 0.3571 0.8889 0.2000 0.3571 15 0.001954
Career50930.48890.46360.7290.60860.3240.810.58260.271542.5080.0019

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-03-26 2013-08-27 60-DL 154 129 Right Knee Sprain PCL Running Into Second Base - -
2012-09-14 2012-10-13 DTD 29 19 Right Wrist Soreness Known Cartilage Tear and Bone Bruising -
2012-08-12 2012-09-01 15-DL 20 17 Right Wrist Cartilage Injury Small Cartilage Tear and Bone Bruise - -
2012-06-13 2012-06-13 DTD 0 0 - General Medical Illness - -
2012-06-05 2012-06-06 DTD 1 1 - General Medical Illness - -
2011-09-17 2011-09-27 DTD 10 9 Left Knee Soreness - -
2011-02-24 2011-03-08 Camp 12 0 Right Elbow Hyperextension Swinging -
2010-09-26 2010-09-29 DTD 3 3 Left Lower Leg Soreness Shin -
2010-04-23 2010-05-04 Minors 11 0 Not Disclosed -
2008-05-11 2008-05-26 15-DL 15 12 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2008-04-14 2008-05-06 15-DL 22 20 Face Illness Conjunctivitis -
2007-04-28 2007-04-30 DTD 2 2 General Medical Gastrointestinal GI -
2006-03-15 2006-03-22 Camp 7 0 Right Trunk Strain Rib Cage -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 TBA $
2013 BAL $2,000,000
2012 BAL $1,250,000
2011 KCA $1,000,000
2009 CHA $1,300,000
2008 NYA $1,165,000
2007 LAN $405,000
2006 ATL $345,000
2005 ATL $316,000
2003 KCA $300,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
9 yrPrevious$8,081,000
9 yrTotal$8,081,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
8 y 107 dWasserman Media1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/4/14 (minor-league contract).
  • 2 years/$3.25M (2012-13), plus 2014 option. Signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/24/12. $0.5M signing bonus. 12:$1M, 13:$1.75M, 14:$3.2M option (guaranteed with combined 700 plate appearances in 2012-13). DFA by Baltimore 9/16/13. Released 9/24/13.
  • 1 year/$1M (2011). Re-signed by Kansas City 12/2/10 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by Detroit in trade from Kansas City 7/20/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/12/09 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased 5/25/10.
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2009). Signed by Chicago White Sox 12/11/08 (avoided arbitration). DFA 6/4/09, sent outright to Triple-A 6/12/09.
  • 1 year/$1.165M (2008). Re-signed by NY Yankees 1/18/08 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from NY Yankees 11/13/08.
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2007). Re-signed 3/07. Acquired by NY Yankees in trade from LA Dodgers 7/31/07.
  • 1 year/$0.345M (2006). Re-signed 3/06. Acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Atlanta 7/06.
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005). Re-signed by Atlanta 2/05.
  • 1 year (2004). Re-signed by Atlanta 2/04. Optioned to Triple-A 3/03, 4/03. Recalled 9/04.
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003). Re-signed by Atlanta 2/03 (split contract).
  • 1 year (2002). Optioned to Triple-A 3/02.
  • 1 year (2001). Recalled 9/01.
  • Signed by Atlanta 7/96 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic.

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DateQuestionAnswer
2012-05-01 13:00:00 (link to chat)Is it possible that people place too high an expectation on prospects to produce at difficult positions? Its like some people are satisfied with a first baseman that posts a .750 OPS who wasn't a highly touted prospect and act like a prospect has no value at all unless he posts a .800 OPS at catcher. Nobody cares if Wilson Betemit puts up .775 OPS at DH. On the flip side, it would be a catastrophe for Jesus Montero to do so because he has no value unless he is catching.
(Tim from Seattle)
Sure. It's human nature to grade against expectations rather than an objective standard, and it's a hard habit to break. There are mediocre movies I've enjoyed far more than good movies, because I had expected the good movies to be great ones. I like to call this the "Matt Wieters Conundrum". (Ken Funck)
2012-02-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)Endy Chavez going to get 400 abs this year?
(Abe Froman from Chicago)
I'll give him 300, but not 400. With Wilson Betemit signing in Baltimore this off-season, it seems more likely that Nolan Reimold gets a lot of the LF time, also spending some time at DH with Betemit and giving Endy some starts in LF on those days. If Chris Davis happens to crash and burn or get injured, it's possible Betemit plays first/third, Reimold DHs, and Endy plays close to full-time, though. (Derek Carty)
2011-09-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who will be your vote for the AL Manager of the Year? Also, will Mike Napoli be eligible for the ALDS after his kiss to the Angel dugout in the season's last game incites a brawl? :-)
(jhardman from Apex, NC)
Good question. A few weeks ago I'd have said Terry Francona, but his stubborn refusal to move Lackey out of the rotation and stretch Aceves out is one of the main factors in the team's slide.

I think Jim Leyland might be a good choice given that you really have to squint to figure out how Detroit has gotten to the top of the AL Central given all of their injuries and roster mismatches. That's also a credit to Dave Dombrowski, whose acquisitions of Wilson Betemit and Doug Fister have really helped. (Jay Jaffe)
2010-03-15 16:00:00 (link to chat)Any big 2011 free agents that you particularly like? Crawford, CLee, Webb, DLee? Who should I hope my team signs. These days it seems like a big contract is almost always a bad deal. Holliday, Bay,
(Ron Lewis from Atl)
Well let's see here. There's this guy named Mauer who looks pretty good as a free agent. (Oh, I know, the Twins are probably going to sign him. Other names that I would love to have on my favorite team: Victor Martinez, Adam Dunn, Jayson Werth, and maybe a guy like Wilson Betemit. The big stars in position players mostly have options or are likely to be signed before they get to free agency. The free agent crop next year, isn't a place to find game changers, but there are some good, solid players in that bunch. On the pitching side, CLee and BWebb are welcome in my clubhouse any day of the week. Preferably, every fifth day. I also still believe in Matt Capps, and he'll be available to the highest bidder. (Russell A. Carleton)
2009-01-29 13:00:00 (link to chat)Also, how valuable of an offensive SS do you think Jed Lowrie will be over the next few years? Looks like at the very least he's patient. Do you think Wilson Betemit might be a surprising offensive contributor this year (esp. with SS eligibility)? Thanks!
(Dennis from Monterey Park, CA)
I'm not a fan. He was over his head last year, and easily overmatched. We'll see how good he is in 2009 though. (Marc Normandin)
2008-11-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)WHAT A DEAL FOR THE YANKS!!!!
(YankeesFan from (NY,NY))
A lot like this here in the chat queue. I think that is the one aspect of this that's pretty wonderful regardless of what happens with Teixeira. The Yankees gave up Jeff Marquez, who seems a good bet to never pitch in the big leagues, dealt a pitching prospect for another who looks even better who doesn't have to be put on the 40-man, and Wilson Betemit, who played his way off the team. What's not to love about that? (Steven Goldman)
2008-04-15 13:00:00 (link to chat)Pink eye? How do you get DL'ed for pink eye, Wilson Betemit?
(Seth Rogan from Cali)
A) You don't want anyone else getting it.
B) Needed the roster spot. (Will Carroll)
2008-03-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)If you were going to take one 3B upside pick late in the draft, would it be Willy Aybar, Wilson Betemit, Morgan Ensberg, Dallas McPherson, or someone else altogether?
(Fantasy Manager from Scoresheet League)
Third base is loaded this year, but it's also kind of cut and dry. I'm not particularly fond of anyone on that list, though taking a late, late flyer on Ensberg is tempting. (Marc Normandin)
2008-02-28 14:00:00 (link to chat)If you were forced to pick one former 3B prospect to return to glory this year, would you take Andy Marte, Wilson Betemit, or Dallas McPherson?
(theguag from Louisville)
Betemit, albeit in a supersub role. (Christina Kahrl)


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