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Danny EspinosaHigh Level: MLB Current Team: Free Agent since 2017 MLB Years: 2010-2017
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Positions2B-648, SS-514, 3B-20, 1B-7, LF-5, DH-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDaniel Richard Espinosa
Height6-0Weight190BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateApril 25,1987 [30.303]PlaceSanta Ana,California
High SchoolMater Dei (Santa Ana,CA)
CollegeLong Beach State University (Long Beach,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Washington Nationals in the 3rd round (87th overall) of the 2008 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$525,000Signing ScoutsMark BacaService Time5.113 (2016)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2010-WAS-#5 ... 2011-MLB-#66 ... 2011-WAS-#3
MLB DebutSeptember 1,2010 [23.129]
OrganizationsWAS [9] ANA [1] SEA [1] TBA [1] Awards7Awards Voting1-3
TBC Player ID123413Retrosheet IDespid001MLBAM ID457787
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed71Power67Contact26XBH66RBIs53Runs63Hitting40Durability69Team.522Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Long Beach StateBigWestNCAA-1-82b19562103159163023841835107006.281.366.386.7528119245.337.105.210.3377.3514.291.940.000.0032.20
2007Long Beach StateBigWestNCAA-1-82b20532104467134738272546104104.319.415.519.93410924250.380.200.295.40810.0018.401.842.8030.0035.82
2008Long Beach StateBigWestNCAA-1-82b21592304871136437922351106203.309.392.470.86210823271.379.161.291.3808.4918.822.221.4857.5032.39
2008Vermont Lake MonstersNYPLA-was7ss211964821200422171723111.328.476.359.83523287.438.031.297.39019.5419.541.000.000.009.52
2009Potomac NationalsCaroA+was3ss221334749012531418722911741291310528.264.375.460.83521853576.322.196.390.36612.8522.401.743.1326.3342.40
2010Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAwas8ss23993866610116418542083394103209.262.334.464.79817938434.301.202.319.3507.6021.662.854.1521.4437.62
2010Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas7ss2324951428214155382212222.295.349.463.812447108.338.168.274.3487.4120.372.753.7023.7525.00
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1234818012918522692511411161154211.268.337.464.80122345542.308.196.310.3507.5621.402.834.0621.8634.88
2010Washington NationalsNLMLBwas182b23281031622416150293000010.214.277.447.7244611112.239.233.301.3118.0426.793.335.3617.1750.00
2011Washington NationalsNLMLBwas182b2415857372135295216617657166195446.236.323.414.73723755658.292.178.297.3248.6625.232.913.1927.2940.74
2012Washington NationalsNLMLBwas82b25160594821473721756206461891332411.247.315.402.71723956658.333.155.256.3136.9928.724.112.5834.9438.10
2013Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas162b-ss26752833261121222611910172205.216.280.286.5668115313.324.070.155.2576.0732.275.320.64141.5024.59
2013Washington NationalsNLMLBwas82b26441581125903121044731101.158.193.272.4654312167.202.114.146.2062.4028.1411.751.8052.6748.00
2014Washington NationalsNLMLBwas82b2711433331731438278118122120155.219.283.351.63411725364.319.132.207.2804.9533.526.782.2041.6334.25
2015Washington NationalsNLMLBwas82b2811836759882111337523310663356.240.311.409.72015035412.299.169.267.3108.0125.733.213.1628.2339.77
2016Washington NationalsNLMLBwas8ss2915751666108150247292541742047124.209.305.378.68319539601.258.169.287.2928.9928.953.223.9921.5036.11
2017Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana32b307722827378062935199141212.162.237.276.5136314254.233.114.189.2277.4835.834.792.3638.0037.84
2017Seattle MarinersALMLBsea62b30816232002101700000.188.235.313.5485217.333.125.250.2375.8841.187.000.000.0066.67
2017Totals for AL-AL         932683046100631452110951312.172.242.276.5187416298.256.104.179.2307.0536.585.192.0144.6734.78
2017Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba8ss308241600000011110100.250.296.250.5466027.429.000.042.2473.7040.7411.000.000.000.00
2017Totals for AL-AL         932683046100631452110951312.172.242.276.5187416298.256.104.179.2307.0536.585.192.0144.6734.78
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter8722912367644139129831664242429437817213235.221.296.378.67411012493270.289.157.254.0007.4028.843.903.0029.7138.66
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter35013022103366310421676225151363332012525.258.347.419.7665451151518.323.161.305.0009.9523.912.402.7731.0034.23
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9937846891426371142712384427.235.297.331.62812522421.328.096.185.0006.4129.224.561.4363.0024.72
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter993866610116418542083394103209.262.334.464.79817938434.301.202.319.0007.6021.662.854.1521.4437.62
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1334749012531418722911741291310528.264.375.460.83521853576.322.196.390.00012.8522.401.743.1326.3342.40
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1964821200422171723111.328.476.359.83523287.438.031.297.00019.5419.541.000.000.009.52
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1686501231974213119819136613230173013.303.391.458.84929866766.365.155.266.0008.6217.232.001.4459.0933.50
Washington Nationals Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter7792644337598129129228560192218347316183133.226.302.388.69010272332972.291.162.261.0007.4428.063.773.1028.7438.96
Los Angeles Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7722827378062935199141212.162.237.276.5136314254.233.114.189.0007.4835.834.792.3638.0037.84
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8241600000011110100.250.296.250.5466027.429.000.042.0003.7040.7411.000.000.000.00
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter816232002101700000.188.235.313.5485217.333.125.250.0005.8841.187.000.000.0066.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games16254168120262185912445175143467.221.296.378.67420546608.289.157.254.0007.4028.843.903.0029.7138.66
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626039715629519772912701681596212.258.347.419.76625253703.323.161.305.0009.9523.912.402.7731.0034.23

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2008Vermont Lake Monsters NYPLA-was21SS16--3044567974.9374.63------1984.221.3
2009Potomac Nationals CaroA+was22SS128--2193832284624602.9654.70------13396.293.4
2010Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas23SS98--1382691547422407.9644.15------9999.069.0
2010Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas232B7--1821-539391.0005.57------2429.24.9
2010Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas23SS17--1639245755.9653.24------2470.811.9
2010Washington NationalsNLMLBwas232B25232115774-201311311.0005.240.62-----2889.315.4
2010Washington NationalsNLMLBwas23SS221829111211.9175.500.61-----287.11.2
2011Washington NationalsNLMLBwas242B158155139330546414101783769.9824.870.55-----158100.098.1
2012Washington NationalsNLMLBwas25SS363430943110723160153.9564.250.50-----16022.522.2
2012Washington NationalsNLMLBwas252B1261191069192329667527521.9894.130.49-----16078.877.8
2013Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas26SS35--44104622154148.9614.23------7546.724.3
2013Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas262B41--71112633189183.9684.46------7554.728.5
2013Washington NationalsNLMLBwas262B434337196119232217215.9915.000.58-----4497.726.5
2013Washington NationalsNLMLBwas26SS1181---111.0001.000.13-----442.30.6
2014Washington NationalsNLMLBwas272B8977710157231458392388.9904.360.55-----11478.154.9
2014Washington NationalsNLMLBwas27SS128831628174544.9783.670.53-----11410.57.4
2015Washington NationalsNLMLBwas28SS8550517-122221.0002.750.44-----1186.84.9
2015Washington NationalsNLMLBwas28LF52235---551.0001.000.22-----1184.23.1
2015Washington NationalsNLMLBwas281B5544343-437371.0007.400.84-----1184.23.1
2015Washington NationalsNLMLBwas282B8174646136240147377376.9974.640.58-----11868.650.0
2015Washington NationalsNLMLBwas283B16910910182-3028.9331.750.26-----11813.69.9
2016Washington NationalsNLMLBwas29SS15715213581814041896603585.9703.730.43-----157100.096.9
2017Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30SS2110-41-54.8002.000.40-----825.01.2
2017Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana30DH1---------------771.30.6
2017Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba30SS2-4-2--221.0001.000.50-----825.01.2
2017Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana302B7164585114162237278276.9933.890.47-----7792.243.8
2017Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba302B664898211917.8952.830.35-----875.03.7
2017Seattle MarinersALMLBsea302B11915-1661.0006.000.67-----812.50.6
2017Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba303B1-1-------------812.50.6
2017Seattle MarinersALMLBsea303B311534--771.0002.330.47-----837.51.9
2017Seattle MarinersALMLBsea301B21118-1198.8894.000.73-----825.01.2
MLB Totals for 2B - 7 season(s)-   2B6005625042106716323136427302699.9894.500.54-----6000.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 7 season(s)-   SS220203184024857428128850822.9673.740.45-----2200.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B201012513222-3735.9461.750.28-----200.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B7655423154645.9786.430.82-----70.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF52235---551.0001.000.22-----50.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS52--60143826211203.9623.90------520.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B48--89133638228222.9744.63------480.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS98--1382691547422407.9644.15------980.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS128--2193832284624602.9654.70------1280.00.0
A- Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS16--3044567974.9374.63------160.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2008Vermont Lake Monsters NYPLA-was21----16------
2009Potomac Nationals CaroA+was22----128------
2010Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas23----98------
2010Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas23---717------
2010Washington NationalsNLMLBwas23---252------
2011Washington NationalsNLMLBwas24---158-------
2012Washington NationalsNLMLBwas25---12636------
2013Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas26---4135------
2013Washington NationalsNLMLBwas26---431------
2014Washington NationalsNLMLBwas27---8912------
2015Washington NationalsNLMLBwas28--5818165----
2016Washington NationalsNLMLBwas29----157------
2017Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30--2123-----
2017Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana30---71------1
2017Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba30---621-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Chatham AsCape Cod LeagueCollege194416321417211584174045115.252.335.337.6725510190.325.085.2158.9521.052.350.53163.0024.39
2009Phoenix Desert DogsArizona Fall LgMinor22248724305111431152000000.345.441.460.901407102.439.115.31014.7119.611.330.9887.0023.33
2009Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2213110000000110000.333.500.333.833104.500.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2010Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2338210000000310000.125.222.125.347109.200.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2011Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB242062618302154021640003.290.353.435.78827568.364.145.2422.9423.538.002.9431.0027.78
2012Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB252479111920231172600002.241.302.342.64427486.333.101.1908.1430.233.712.3339.5021.05
2012Washington NationalsDiv SeriesMLB25515010000002702000.067.176.067.2431019.125.000.13310.5336.843.500.000.000.00
2013Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2627781226502102031800002.333.358.474.83237781.414.141.2053.7022.226.002.4739.0026.92
2014Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27195310124024313930001.226.305.415.72022659.238.189.2835.0815.253.003.3926.5050.00
2014Washington NationalsDiv SeriesMLB2724000000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2015Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2821564720121051800000.125.197.214.41112361.162.089.1968.2029.513.601.6456.0042.86
2016Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2916366500251041110000.139.244.306.55011241.130.167.3069.7626.832.754.8818.0040.00
2016Washington NationalsDiv SeriesMLB29514320001001830000.143.333.143.4762018.333.000.0715.5644.448.000.000.000.00
2017Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB302469614500113142300001.203.247.275.52219573.304.072.1595.4831.515.750.000.0035.71
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs248724305111431152000000.345.441.460.901407102.439.115.31014.7119.611.330.9887.0023.33
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs4416321417211584174045115.252.335.337.6725510190.325.085.2158.9521.052.350.53163.0024.39
MLB Spring Training Totals - 9 yrs15544458103210115015328125100009.232.293.354.64715732482.299.122.2125.8125.934.462.2840.3631.07
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs12333300010031632000.091.231.091.3223041.176.000.0917.3239.025.330.000.000.00

Awards [7]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2006Big West Conference Freshman of the Year1
2009Carolina League All-Star Team (SS) ... Minor League High-A All-Star Team (SS)2
2010Double-A All-Star (SS) ... Eastern League All-Star Team (SS) ... Washington Nationals Minor League Player of the Year3
2016National League Player of the Week (June 27 - July 3)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2018-01-292BNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League ContractTeam Roster on 2018-01-29
2017-10-072BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Rays  
2017-09-212BTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minorsTeam Roster on 2017-09-21
2017-08-252BTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($0m)Team Roster on 2017-08-25
2017-08-202BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Mariners  
2017-07-242BSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minorsTeam Roster on 2017-07-24
2017-07-232BSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($0m)Team Roster on 2017-07-23
2017-07-202BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Angels  
2017-07-152BLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for AssignmentTeam Roster on 2017-07-15
2017-01-112BLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($5.425m) [Avoids arbitration]Team Roster on 2017-01-11
2016-12-09SSLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Nationals to Angels for Kyle McGowin and Austin AdamsTeam Roster on 2016-12-09
2016-01-17SSWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($2.875m) [Avoids arbitration]Team Roster on 2016-01-17
2015-01-162BWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($1.8m) Avoids arbitrationTeam Roster on 2015-01-16
2013-10-082bWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Syracuse (AAA)Team Roster on 2013-10-08
2013-06-192bWashington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL and assigned to Syracuse (AAA)Team Roster on 2013-06-19
2013-06-132bWashington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Syracuse (AAA) for rehabTeam Roster on 2013-06-13
2013-06-042bWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Broken bone in right wrist [Hit by a pitch by Paul Maholm in April]Team Roster on 2013-06-04
2013-03-072bWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.5265m)Team Roster on 2013-03-07
2012-05-082bWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActive--Team Roster on 2012-05-08
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2008Washington Nationals-21525,000-------525,000Signing Bonus out of 2008 Draft (3rd round - 87th overall)
2010Washington NationalsTeam Payroll23400,000-75742-2,812,412400,000925,000
2011Washington NationalsTeam Payroll24415,000-77527142,722,607414,0001,340,000
2012Washington NationalsTeam Payroll25506,000-53323412,954,887480,0001,846,000
2013Washington NationalsTeam Payroll26526,250-51722433,021,531490,0002,372,2502013-03-07 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.5265m)
2014Washington NationalsTeam Payroll27540,850-51626433,256,497500,0002,913,100
2015Washington NationalsTeam Payroll281,800,0004.11341320553,571,283507,5004,713,1002015-01-16 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($1.8m) Avoids arbitration
2016Washington NationalsTeam Payroll292,875,0005.11333517633,498,245507,5007,588,1002016-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($2.875m) [Avoids arbitration]
2017Los Angeles AngelsTeam Payroll305,425,000-2391474++3,582,271535,00013,013,1002017-01-11 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($5.425m) [Avoids arbitration]
2017-07-23 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($0m)
2017-08-25 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($0m)
2017Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll305,425,000-2391374++3,582,271535,00013,013,1002017-01-11 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($5.425m) [Avoids arbitration]
2017-07-23 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($0m)
2017-08-25 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($0m)
2017Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll305,425,000-239474++3,582,271535,00013,013,1002017-01-11 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($5.425m) [Avoids arbitration]
2017-07-23 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($0m)
2017-08-25 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($0m)
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red