RF Armando Esparza #63
Age: 47 | Bats: L | Throws: L | Morale: Normal
10/21/2040
RF ARMANDO ESPARZA #63 - AGE: 47 - BATS: L - THROWS: L - MORALE: NORMAL
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0.0
BATTING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.  
Contact 4 3 4 4
Gap 6 4 6 6
Power 5 4 6 5
Eye 5 4 6 6
Avoid K's 6 5 6 6
FIELDING RATINGS
Catcher Infield Outfield
Range: - 1 4
Errors: - 2 6
Arm: 1 7 9
Turn DP: - 1 -
Ability: 1 - -
POSITION RATINGS
Pitcher: - Shortstop: -
Catcher: - Left Field: 5
1st Base: 1 Center Field: -
2nd Base: - Right Field: 4
3rd Base: -
       
RUN/BUNT
Running Speed: 3
Stealing Ability: 8
Baserunning Inst.: 5
Sacrifice Bunt: 6
Bunt for Hit: 1
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result AB R H BI HR BB K SB
PERSONALITY
Esparza is considered one of the team leaders, but he is not loyal to the team, dogs it too often, and has trouble keeping up. He doesn't tend to make many friends.
High: Leader, Greed
Low: Loyalty, Adaptability, Work Ethic, Intelligence
Birthday:07/30/1993
Born in:New York, NY
Nationality:American
Height:6' 2"
Weight:225 lbs
Local Popularity:Insignificant
National Pop.:Insignificant
STATUS
Contract:RETIRED
Salary:-
Signed Through:-
Major Service:12 Years, 104 Days
Service This Yr:None
40-Man Service:12 Years, 24 Days
Pro Service:14 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:Out of option years
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:2014, 2nd Pick in Round 1
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CAREER BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
2014 San Francisco - SL 20 62 165 48 11 1 5 28 21 14 3 0 33 6 1 .291 .357 .461 .818 109 104 0.4
2015 Boston - PL 21 3 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 .200 .333 .200 .533 51 66 0.0
2016 Atlanta - PL 22 38 147 44 11 4 8 39 26 16 2 2 44 1 1 .299 .371 .592 .963 158 157 1.0
2016 Real Hartford CB - PL 22 66 210 50 11 3 4 30 24 29 5 4 55 3 3 .238 .339 .376 .715 89 87 0.1
2016 Total - PL 22 104 357 94 22 7 12 69 50 45 7 6 99 4 4 .263 .352 .465 .817 118 115 1.1
2017 Real Hartford CB - PL 23 108 360 71 14 4 11 33 39 35 4 0 105 2 3 .197 .276 .350 .626 68 70 -0.9
2018 Atlanta - SL 24 107 393 114 31 7 29 81 72 54 7 1 82 8 2 .290 .385 .626 1.011 160 152 4.0
2019 Atlanta - PL 25 80 276 69 10 2 4 37 36 53 2 3 56 5 2 .250 .371 .344 .715 107 104 1.1
2020 Atlanta - PL 26 38 126 32 7 1 5 18 15 12 1 2 19 1 1 .254 .319 .444 .764 123 118 0.5
2021 Atlanta - PL 27 107 387 111 31 2 13 54 48 49 6 3 58 2 1 .287 .373 .478 .851 139 139 2.4
2022 Atlanta - PL 28 105 392 116 28 3 9 49 58 45 4 2 70 6 3 .296 .372 .452 .824 138 137 2.3
2023 Atlanta - PL 29 55 119 24 5 1 1 9 12 11 0 0 23 0 0 .202 .269 .286 .555 58 56 -1.2
2024 Atlanta - PL 30 76 283 60 11 2 8 34 27 21 3 1 54 0 0 .212 .273 .350 .623 81 75 -0.7
2025 Atlanta - PL 31 99 338 96 24 2 10 30 49 32 3 0 55 2 1 .284 .351 .456 .807 142 133 1.1
2026 Buckhead - SL 32 87 337 89 16 1 8 28 24 18 3 2 50 1 2 .264 .306 .389 .694 102 105 -0.3
2027 Buckhead - 3L 33 26 98 29 7 0 3 15 14 6 1 1 20 1 0 .296 .340 .459 .799 124 126 0.3
Total PL 775 2643 674 152 24 73 333 335 304 30 17 541 23 15 .255 .337 .414 .750 113 110 5.8
Total SL 256 895 251 58 9 42 137 117 86 13 3 165 15 5 .280 .351 .506 .857 130 126 4.1
Total 3L 26 98 29 7 0 3 15 14 6 1 1 20 1 0 .296 .340 .459 .799 124 126 0.3
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
2014 Total - 20 22 91 42 14 2 7 29 36 17 3 3 9 16 2 .462 .544 .890 1.434 100 100 0.0
2015 Bakersfield - AAA 21 99 359 103 19 6 22 70 74 54 6 2 77 6 2 .287 .387 .557 .944 133 125 0.0
2023 Bangor Trident Base - AAA 29 14 50 14 2 0 2 8 10 13 1 0 7 0 1 .280 .438 .440 .877 137 141 0.0
2024 Bangor Trident Base - AAA 30 27 106 33 11 0 3 19 15 9 1 2 11 0 0 .311 .364 .500 .864 129 128 0.0
2025 Plymouth - AAA 31 3 10 3 1 0 0 0 3 4 1 0 2 0 0 .300 .533 .400 .933 156 115 0.0
Total PAAA 143 525 153 33 6 27 97 102 80 9 4 97 6 3 .291 .392 .531 .923 133 127
CAREER POSTSEASON BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
2016 Atlanta - PL 22 4 15 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 1 0 .133 .133 .133 .267 0 0 0.0
2017 Real Hartford CB - 3L 23 7 25 8 1 1 1 6 5 4 1 0 7 0 1 .320 .433 .560 .993 0 0 0.0
2017 Real Hartford CB - SL 23 2 8 2 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .333 .625 .958 0 0 0.0
2017 Real Hartford CB - PL 23 2 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .286 0 0 0.0
2017 Total - PL 23 11 40 11 1 1 2 7 7 5 1 0 11 0 1 .275 .370 .500 .870 0 0 0.0
2018 Atlanta - 3L 24 6 18 4 1 0 1 2 4 5 0 0 5 0 0 .222 .391 .444 .836 0 0 0.0
2018 Atlanta - SL 24 6 21 6 2 0 2 5 2 3 0 0 7 0 2 .286 .375 .667 1.042 0 0 0.0
2018 Atlanta - PL 24 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .400 .000 .400 0 0 0.0
2018 Total - PL 24 13 42 10 3 0 3 7 7 10 0 0 12 0 2 .238 .385 .524 .908 0 0 0.0
2019 Atlanta - 3L 25 2 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .375 .286 .661 0 0 0.0
2019 Atlanta - PL 25 11 40 7 3 0 2 5 6 7 1 0 10 1 0 .175 .312 .400 .713 0 0 0.0
2019 Total - PL 25 13 47 9 3 0 2 5 6 8 1 0 10 1 0 .191 .321 .383 .704 0 0 0.0
2020 Atlanta - PL 26 13 45 19 2 1 2 5 12 9 0 1 5 0 0 .422 .509 .644 1.154 0 0 0.0
2021 Atlanta - 3L 27 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .364 .000 .364 0 0 0.0
2021 Atlanta - PL 27 7 26 7 3 1 0 1 3 2 2 0 3 0 0 .269 .367 .462 .828 0 0 0.0
2021 Total - PL 27 9 33 7 3 1 0 1 5 5 3 0 3 0 0 .212 .366 .364 .729 0 0 0.0
2022 Atlanta - SL 28 2 7 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .375 .286 .661 0 0 0.0
2022 Atlanta - PL 28 12 42 14 2 0 0 6 4 6 2 0 5 0 0 .333 .440 .381 .821 0 0 0.0
2022 Total - PL 28 14 49 16 2 0 0 7 5 7 2 0 5 0 0 .327 .431 .367 .798 0 0 0.0
2023 Atlanta - PL 29 3 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .111 .111 .222 .333 0 0 0.0
2024 Atlanta - PL 30 2 6 1 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 .167 .375 .167 .542 0 0 0.0
2025 Atlanta - 3L 31 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0.0
2025 Atlanta - PL 31 10 32 9 0 0 0 0 5 4 0 0 5 0 0 .281 .361 .281 .642 0 0 0.0
2025 Total - PL 31 11 38 9 0 0 0 0 5 4 0 0 6 0 0 .237 .310 .237 .546 0 0 0.0
2026 Buckhead - 3L 32 2 10 4 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .400 .400 .700 1.100 0 0 0.0
2026 Buckhead - PL 32 2 8 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .125 .125 .250 .375 0 0 0.0
2026 Total - PL 32 4 18 5 1 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 .278 .278 .500 .778 0 0 0.0
2027 Buckhead - PL 33 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0.0
Total PL 69 241 62 12 2 4 21 33 32 5 1 40 2 0 .257 .355 .373 .728 113 112
Total SL 10 36 10 2 0 3 7 5 5 0 0 10 0 2 .278 .366 .583 .949 148 150
Total 3L 20 73 18 2 1 3 10 13 13 2 0 15 0 1 .247 .375 .425 .800 117 125
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
2014 San Francisco - MLB 1B 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 .500 1.0 9.00 -0.5 .000
2014 San Francisco - MLB LF 9 7 13 1 0 14 0 1.000 62.2 2.01 -0.2 .981
2014 San Francisco - MLB CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 9.2 0.93 -0.0 .980
2014 San Francisco - MLB RF 44 36 55 3 0 58 0 1.000 320.1 1.63 -0.3 .991
2015 Boston - MLB CF 1 0 3 0 0 3 0 1.000 8.0 3.38 -0.0 .991
2016 Real Hartford CB - MLB 1B 1 0 3 0 0 3 0 1.000 3.0 9.00 +0.1 1.072
2016 Real Hartford CB - MLB LF 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 4.0 2.25 +0.0 1.050
2016 Atlanta - MLB CF 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 9.0 1.00 -0.0 .999
2016 Real Hartford CB - MLB RF 62 62 100 6 1 111 5 .955 534.2 1.78 +0.1 1.001
2016 Atlanta - MLB RF 35 35 70 4 1 75 1 .987 305.1 2.18 -5.0 .905
2017 Real Hartford CB - MLB 1B 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 1.000 1.0 18.00 0.0 .000
2017 Real Hartford CB - MLB RF 108 108 198 13 0 217 6 .972 929.0 2.04 -2.2 .985
2018 Atlanta - MLB LF 37 34 47 2 0 53 4 .925 300.2 1.47 -0.9 .967
2018 Atlanta - MLB CF 12 10 19 1 0 20 0 1.000 91.0 1.98 -0.5 .963
2018 Atlanta - MLB RF 60 59 78 1 0 81 2 .975 527.2 1.35 +0.5 1.011
2019 Atlanta - MLB 1B 14 7 101 0 14 102 1 .990 80.0 11.36 -0.9 .818
2019 Atlanta - MLB RF 73 73 97 7 1 105 1 .990 626.1 1.49 +1.8 1.023
2020 Atlanta - MLB 1B 19 18 183 9 16 192 0 1.000 168.0 10.29 -0.7 .964
2020 Atlanta - MLB LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.0 0.00 0.0 .000
2020 Atlanta - MLB RF 17 17 33 2 0 36 1 .972 152.1 2.07 -0.0 .997
2021 Atlanta - MLB 1B 2 0 3 0 1 3 0 1.000 2.0 13.50 0.0 .000
2021 Atlanta - MLB RF 71 71 95 5 0 104 4 .962 626.2 1.44 -4.5 .943
2022 Atlanta - MLB 1B 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 1.000 3.0 6.00 +0.0 1.071
2022 Atlanta - MLB LF 18 18 31 2 0 36 3 .917 155.1 1.91 +0.1 1.005
2022 Atlanta - MLB RF 65 63 87 3 0 92 2 .978 569.0 1.42 -5.2 .932
2023 Atlanta - MLB 1B 2 0 5 0 0 5 0 1.000 5.0 9.00 -0.5 .546
2023 Bangor Trident Base - AAA 1B 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 1.000 1.0 18.00 0.0 .000
2023 Atlanta - MLB 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1.0 0.00 0.0 .000
2023 Atlanta - MLB LF 3 0 3 0 0 3 0 1.000 7.2 3.52 -0.1 .957
2023 Atlanta - MLB RF 31 26 37 1 0 42 4 .905 237.1 1.44 -7.0 .801
2023 Bangor Trident Base - AAA RF 14 14 24 2 0 26 0 1.000 124.0 1.89 -0.5 .972
2024 Bangor Trident Base - AAA LF 2 2 4 0 0 4 0 1.000 15.0 2.40 +0.1 1.018
2024 Bangor Trident Base - AAA RF 26 25 53 0 0 53 0 1.000 216.0 2.21 -3.3 .918
2025 Atlanta - MLB 1B 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 1.0 9.00 0.0 .000
2025 Plymouth - AAA 1B 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 2.0 4.50 +0.0 1.080
2025 Atlanta - MLB LF 1 1 3 0 0 3 0 1.000 9.0 3.00 -0.0 .996
2025 Atlanta - MLB CF 4 3 8 0 0 8 0 1.000 31.0 2.32 -0.7 .907
2025 Atlanta - MLB RF 38 37 70 2 0 73 1 .986 343.1 1.89 -8.1 .873
2025 Plymouth - AAA RF 3 3 6 0 0 6 0 1.000 26.0 2.08 -0.6 .858
2026 Buckhead - MLB 1B 2 0 2 0 1 2 0 1.000 4.0 4.50 0.0 .000
2026 Buckhead - MLB LF 87 87 135 5 0 143 3 .979 729.0 1.73 -11.9 .898
2026 Buckhead - MLB RF 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 1.000 5.1 3.38 +0.0 1.016
2027 Buckhead - MLB 1B 2 0 3 0 0 3 0 1.000 3.2 7.36 0.0 .000
2027 Buckhead - MLB 2B 2 2 3 5 1 9 1 .889 17.0 4.24 -0.5 .805
2027 Buckhead - MLB LF 16 13 18 0 0 18 0 1.000 108.0 1.50 -2.5 .853
2027 Buckhead - MLB RF 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 8.0 1.12 +0.0 1.018
TOTAL 1B 48 25 309 9 32 320 2 .994 274.2 10.42 -2.4 .904
TOTAL 2B 3 2 3 5 1 9 1 .889 18.0 4.00 -0.5 .805
TOTAL LF 175 162 255 10 0 275 10 .964 1391.1 1.71 -15.3 .928
TOTAL CF 22 14 32 1 0 33 0 1.000 148.2 2.00 -1.2 .952
TOTAL RF 649 630 1006 49 3 1082 27 .975 5551.1 1.71 -34.5 .957
PLAYER HISTORY
03/01/2014 Drafted in the 2014 first-year player draft (Round 1, Pick 2, 2nd overall pick) by the Boston Patriots, out of high school (Friends Seminary; New York, NY).
04/01/2014 Named the #2 prospect in the USPL
05/08/2014 Was traded by the Boston Patriots to the San Francisco Fog in exchange for SP Dave Ponsonby.
05/16/2014 Was traded by the San Francisco Fog to the Boston Patriots, along with RF Manuel González, in exchange for .
05/16/2014 Was traded by the Boston Patriots to the San Francisco Fog, along with CF Manuel González, in exchange for .
08/06/2014 Injured (flu-like symptoms), day-to-day for 3 days.
09/04/2014 Was traded by the San Francisco Fog to the Boston Patriots, along with LF Jorge Gonzáles, MR Jeff Stanley, SP Jason McKinney, in exchange for .
09/04/2014 Released by the Boston Patriots.
09/29/2014 Signed a minor league contract ($6,100,000 bonus) with the Detroit Reapers organization.
01/01/2015 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 5 (6); Power: 4 (7); Eye: 6 (7).
06/01/2015 Wins the PAAA 1AAA Player of the Week Award.
06/01/2015 Wins the PAAA 1AAA Batter of the Month Award.
01/01/2016 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 5 (7); Power: 6 (6); Eye: 6 (6).
01/16/2016 Was traded by the Boston Patriots to the Atlanta Smoke, along with MR Jim Dixon, a 2nd draft pick, in exchange for SP José Hernández.
06/03/2016 Injured (mild oblique strain), day-to-day for 2 days.
06/20/2016 Was traded by the Atlanta Smoke to the Real Hartford CB Whalers in exchange for .
10/31/2016 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $400,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2017 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 8 (9); Power: 8 (8); Eye: 8 (8).
10/11/2017 Was traded by the Real Hartford CB Whalers to the Atlanta Smoke in exchange for LF José Marín, 1B César Durán.
11/23/2017 Injured (wrist soreness), out for 2 weeks.
01/01/2018 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 6 (7); Power: 7 (7); Eye: 7 (7).
01/01/2018 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $400,000 through automatic renewal.
04/24/2018 Injured (back tightness), day-to-day for 2 days.
06/22/2018 Signed a 5-year contract extension worth a total of $16,510,000 with the Atlanta Smoke organization.
07/13/2018 Hits three home runs against the New Amsterdam Republics, going 4-5 with 4 RBI and 3 runs scored!
07/16/2018 Wins the SL SL Player of the Week Award.
07/16/2018 Injured (bruised knee), day-to-day for 6 days.
08/01/2018 Wins the SL SL Batter of the Month Award.
01/01/2019 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 7 (7); Power: 8 (8); Eye: 7 (7).
08/21/2019 Injured on 08/19/2019, diagnosed with a rotator cuff strain, will miss 7-8 weeks.
09/17/2019 Suffered setback in recovery from injury, will miss another 5 weeks.
01/01/2020 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 6 (6); Power: 6 (6); Eye: 7 (7).
06/18/2020 Injured (pinched nerve (neck)), out for 3 weeks.
01/01/2021 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 6 (6); Power: 6 (6); Eye: 7 (7).
01/01/2022 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 6 (6); Power: 6 (6); Eye: 7 (7).
06/20/2022 Wins the PL PL Player of the Week Award.
07/02/2022 Signed a 4-year contract extension worth a total of $23,000,000 with the Atlanta Smoke organization.
08/19/2022 Goes 5-6 against the Buckhead Bowties, with 1 2B, 1 RBI and 2 R.
08/23/2022 Injured (herniated disc (neck)), day-to-day for 2 weeks.
09/30/2022 Injured on 09/29/2022, diagnosed with a separated shoulder, will miss 6 weeks.
01/01/2023 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 5 (5); Power: 6 (6); Eye: 6 (6).
05/20/2023 Injured (ankle soreness), out for one week.
05/26/2023 Suffered setback in recovery from injury, will miss another 6 days.
01/01/2024 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 5 (5); Power: 6 (6); Eye: 6 (6).
01/01/2025 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 5 (5); Power: 6 (6); Eye: 5 (6).
08/18/2025 Wins the PL PL Player of the Week Award.
01/01/2026 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 5 (5); Power: 5 (6); Eye: 5 (6).
02/13/2026 Was traded by the Atlanta Smoke to the Buckhead Bowties in exchange for $2.
04/20/2026 Injured (pinched nerve (neck)), out for 4 weeks.
06/22/2026 Injured (bruised shoulder), day-to-day for one week.
01/01/2027 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 5 (5); Power: 5 (5); Eye: 5 (6).
05/21/2027 Injured (quadriceps strain), out for 2 weeks.
05/28/2027 Suffered setback in recovery from injury, will miss another 1-2 weeks.
06/10/2027 Injured (sprained thumb), out for 6-7 weeks.
07/02/2027 Suffered setback in recovery from injury, will miss another 6 weeks.
09/20/2027 Injured (sprained ankle), out for 3 weeks.
01/01/2028 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 5 (5); Power: 5 (5); Eye: 5 (6).
01/01/2028 Became a free agent.
01/01/2029 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 4 (4); Power: 5 (5); Eye: 6 (6).
01/01/2029 Retired from professional baseball.
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year GS Rank
2017 108 1
Year K Rank
2016 99 6
2017 105 5
Year TB Rank
2018 246 6
2018 246 6
Year 2B Rank
2018 31 2
2018 31 2
2021 31 1
Year 3B Rank
2016 7 2
2017 4 7
2018 7 4
2018 7 4
Year HR Rank
2018 29 10
2018 29 10
Year RBI Rank
2018 81 7
2018 81 7
Year R Rank
2018 72 10
2018 72 10
Year BB Rank
2018 54 7
2018 54 7
Year IBB Rank
2018 8 3
2018 8 3
2019 8 4
Year HP Rank
2016 7 4
2018 7 10
2018 7 10
2021 6 8
Year SF Rank
2016 6 3
Year EBH Rank
2018 67 1
2018 67 1
2021 46 4
Year OBP Rank
2018 .385 6
2018 .385 6
Year SLG Rank
2018 .626 4
2018 .626 4
Year RC Rank
2018 96.68 4
2018 96.68 4
Year RC/27 Rank
2018 9.03 4
2018 9.03 4
Year ISO Rank
2018 .336 3
2018 .336 3
Year WOBA Rank
2018 .407 10
2018 .407 10
Year OPS Rank
2018 1.011 4
2018 1.011 4
Year WAR Rank
2018 4.6 5
2018 4.6 5
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