Jose Molina – Player Card | The Process Report

Jose Molina – Player Card

Throughout the rest of the offseason, we will be publishing player cards for most of the 25-man roster. It is our hope that these cards become points of reference for you during the 2014 season. All data via ESPN Stats & Info

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Strengths  2009-2013:

  • Has the 8th-best stolen base percentage of all active catchers with at least 10 stolen base attempts
  • He is up there to swing; his 52% swing rate is in the top tenth percentile
  • His 8.2% walk rate against lefties is in the top 50th percentile
  • He hits fastballs; has hit .262/.346/.386 off fastballs with 13 of his 20 home runs coming off fastballs
  • Hits .352/.515/.542 when ahead in the count (as he sees mostly fastballs)

Weaknesses 2009-2013:

  • Each component of his .239/.300/.343 slash line is in the bottom 25th percentile
  • His Chase%, In Play%, OPS and wOBA are in the bottom 20th percentile
  • His swing and miss rate is the bottom third of the league
  • Hits .215/.250/.300 against all non-fastballs
  • Inflicts most of his damage against righties as 17 of his 20 home runs have come vs righties

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