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Team de aza_ arbitration_oral_argument-jkedits

  1. 1. 2013 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ARBITRATION ORAL ARGUMENT Alejandro De Aza v. Chicago White Sox Submission on behalf of Alejandro De Aza Player’s request: $2.7 million Club’s offer: $1.9 million Midpoint: $2.3 million Jarrod Krisiloff, Sean McNally and Diana Sabau
  2. 2. CONTENTS         Introduction Career Consistency Player Contributions – Platform Season Past Compensation Salary Comparison Player Health Club Performance Conclusion
  3. 3. INTRODUCTION  Originally from Guaymate in La Romana of the Dominican Republic  Energetic, passionate and dynamic leadoff hitter  First MLB professional contract – — Los Angeles Dodgers, in 2001 at the age of 17.  Eligible for first year arbitration  White Sox center fielder Mr. De Aza stands apart from his peers
  4. 4. CAREER CONSISTENCY  Career average numbers are extremely close to platform season  AVG, OBP and SLG numbers are impressive while at from 2010-2012 YEAR TEAM AVG OBP SLG 2010 CHW .300 .323 .400 2011 CHW .329 .400 .520 2012 CHW .281 .349 .410 .280 .340 .410 *Career Avg. *Career avgerages includes total MLB career
  5. 5. PLAYER CONTRIBUTIONS- 2012  Ranked #2 in AL for stolen bases (SB) — Among lead off hitters  Top 6 in every important category in the AL — Among lead off hitters  Top 5 in AVG, OBP, SLG, OPS — Among lead off hitters YEAR 2012 AGE 28 GP 131 AL Rank Lead off Hitters PA R H 2B 3B HR XBH RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS 585 81 147 29 6 9 44 50 26 .281 .349 .410 .760 #5 #5 #5 #6 #3 #5 #5 #5 #2 #4 #5 #4 #4
  6. 6. PAST COMPENSATION YEAR TEAM SALARY 2007 Florida Marlins $380,000 2008 Florida Marlins $390,000 2012 Chicago White Sox $495,000 contracts 2013 Status 1st-Year Arb. Eligible $2.3 midpoint
  7. 7. PLAYER COMPARISON  Drew Stubbs — Cincinnati Reds, center fielder (CF)  Gerardo Parra — Arizona Diamondbacks, center fielder (CF)  Matt Joyce — Tampa Bay Rays, left fielder/right fielder (LF/CF)
  8. 8. PLAYER COMPARISON – OFFENSE  In 2012 platform year, De Aza nearly out performs comparison players in every category * 150 100 * 50 0 * * * De Aza GP 131 Runs 81 Hits 147 Doubles 29 Triples 6 HR 9 XBH 44 RBI 50 Stubbs 136 75 105 13 2 14 29 46 Parra 133 58 105 21 2 7 30 36 Joyce 124 55 96 18 3 17 38 59
  9. 9. PLAYER COMPARISON – OFFENSE 800 700 600 500 400 300 200 100 0 * * * Plate Appearances Batting Avg On Base % De Aza 585 281 349 On Base % Plus Slugging % 760 Stubbs 544 213 277 610 Parra 430 273 335 727 Joyce 462 241 341 769
  10. 10. PLAYER COMPARISON – DEFENSE  Mr. De Aza ranks #5 across entire MLB (CF) in “Range Factor/Game”  Ranks #1 in “Range Factor/Game” against comparison players  Ranks #1 in “Put Outs” among comparison players 3 2.5 2 1.5 1 0.5 0 * De Aza Range Factor/Game 2.62 Stubbs 2.25 Parra 1.81 Joyce 1.59 — Note: Played less games than Stubbs NAME PRIMARY POS. GP PRIMARY POS. PUTOUTS ASSISTS De Aza CF 125 326 4 Stubbs CF 135 272 5 Parra CF 48 189 8 Joyce RF 89 181 2
  11. 11. SALARY COMPARISONS  Midpoint for Mr. De Aza - $2.3m  Comparison players’ 2013 salaries - Range $2.35m - $2.825 NAME SERVICE TIME ARB. ELG. ‘12 SALARY ‘13 SALARY MIDPOINT De Aza 3.139 1st 495,000 TBD 2.3 Stubbs 3.047 1st 527,500 2.825 Parra 3.145 1st 502,000 2.35 Joyce 3.123 1st 499,500 2.45
  12. 12. PLAYER HEALTH  1 of 8 (CF) players in AL to play over 130 games (27 total players) — Displays Mr. De Aza’s durability  Returned from DL and posted fantastic #’s in September of platform season — .278/.367/.481  ‘07/’08 ankle injuries have not slowed De Aza down — Led team with 26 stolen bases in platform season
  13. 13. CLUB PERFORMANCE  White Sox won 6 more games in 2012  Scored 94 more runs — 26 stolen bases (#1 on team) — 9 HR — 81 runs scored (#3 on team)  Team fielding percentage improved — Chicago White Sox #1 in AL — De Aza # 5 in Range Factor (CF) in AL
  14. 14. CONCLUSION QUESTIONS? _______________________________________ REFERENCES Images: All De Aza photos were taken from google images: https://www.google.com/search?site=&tbm=isch&source=hp&biw=797&bih=355&q=De+Aza&oq=De+Aza&gs_l=img.3..0l2j 0i24l8.2641.3944.0.4136.6.6.0.0.0.0.75.311.6.6.0...0.0...1ac.1.11.img.qyc6G3HmjIY http://i.huffpost.com/gen/1087006/thumbs/r-WHITE-SOX-INDIANS-large570.jpg?6 Sources: http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/d/deazaal01.shtml http://www.baseballprospectus.com/card/card.php?id=45858 Player comparison stats compiled from Mr. De Aza Stats Compiled from http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/d/deazaal01.shtml Player Comparison Stats Compiled from: http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/s/stubbdr01.shtml http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/j/joycema01.shtml http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/p/parrage01.shtml
  15. 15. DE AZA VS. STUBBS Career Stats Stubbs - $2.825 De Aza - $2.7 0.800 0.700 0.600 0.500 0.400 De Aza 0.300 Stubbs 0.200 0.100 0.000 AVG OBP SLG OPS
  16. 16. DE AZA VS. STUBBS Platform Year Stubbs - $2.825 De Aza - $2.7 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.4 De Aza 0.3 Stubbs 0.2 0.1 0 AVG OBP SLG OPS

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