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GERALD LAIRD

MLB  Atlanta Braves   40-man Roster
Positions
C-1156, OF-21, 1B-10, DH-8, 3B-3, RF-2, SS-1, LF-1, 2B-1
Born
November 13, 1979  (34.156)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-2 / 195
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
La Quinta  (Westminster,CA)
College:
Drafted:
Oakland Athletics:  1998-2-45 (June-Reg)  bonus: $1,000,000
Full Name
Gerald Lee Laird 
TBC Player ID
5933
MLB Debut
April 30, 2003  (23.169)
Signed by
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Top Prospect:  team  2003 (#5-TEX), 2004 (#6-TEX)

Recent Contract:  2-years/$3m (2013-2014) by Atlanta Braves
Speed
58
Contact
41
Patience
44
Batting
44
Power
45
Health
96

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BATTING STATISTICS
2014 pitch-level data
Pitch TypeCountAvg SpeedPitch Share%BallsStrikesStrike%1st PitchSw/Miss%CalledFouledIn Playvs LHBvs RHBHitsABBavgHR
Fastball2092.7945.45%515758210.0044560.0040.0028.2500
Sinker889.7718.18%3562.5100.00041100.000.0001.0000
2-Seam Fastball691.5813.64%33501116.6711050.0050.0001.0000
Slider482.289.09%13751125.001100.00100.0001.0000
Curveball378.636.82%2133.33100.00100100.000.0000--0
Cutter289.404.55%02100100.001010.00100.0001.0000
Changeup180.302.27%01100000.000010.00100.0000--0
2013 pitch-level data
Pitch TypeCountAvg SpeedPitch Share%BallsStrikesStrike%1st PitchSw/Miss%CalledFouledIn Playvs LHBvs RHBHitsABBavgHR
Fastball24292.2146.36%9614660.3368124.9654394133.8866.121653.3020
Slider8984.5317.05%414853.93191112.361391421.3578.65419.2110
2-Seam Fastball7291.1313.79%274562.52456.9410121661.1138.89524.2081
Sinker3791.507.09%102772.971325.41751129.7370.27512.4170
Changeup3283.556.13%102268.757515.6365675.0025.0025.4000
Curveball2477.484.60%618754312.5062741.6758.3314.2500
Cutter2186.704.02%91257.14614.7622647.6252.3816.1670
unknown586.000.96%3240000.001100.00100.0000--0
2012 pitch-level data
Pitch TypeCountAvg SpeedPitch Share%BallsStrikesStrike%1st PitchSw/Miss%CalledFouledIn Playvs LHBvs RHBHitsABBavgHR
Fastball25691.3837.05%9116564.4580114.3069315456.2543.752176.2760
Slider12682.8118.23%507660.322997.1429112635.7164.29725.2800
2-Seam Fastball7891.8811.29%265266.672122.5616122056.4143.59721.3332
Sinker7390.9910.56%235068.491922.7413132264.3835.62417.2350
Changeup7183.4010.27%304157.751711.418112183.1016.90413.3080
Curveball6075.658.68%322846.671523.33109655.0045.00514.3570
Cutter1988.542.75%61368.426210.5343468.4231.5815.2000
unknown690.180.87%2466.67200.00112100.000.0002.0000
Splitter280.450.29%02100200.002000.00100.0002.0000
2011 pitch-level data
Pitch TypeCountAvg SpeedPitch Share%BallsStrikesStrike%1st PitchSw/Miss%CalledFouledIn Playvs LHBvs RHBHitsABBavgHR
Fastball9991.8924.69%366363.64301111.1112221825.2574.75426.1540
Slider7983.4519.70%304962.03161215.1912141110.1389.87316.1880
Sinker6790.7616.71%244364.182122.9911141510.4589.55421.1911
2-Seam Fastball5891.6814.46%193967.241735.17812168.6291.38716.4380
Curveball3374.958.23%132060.619412.1247530.3069.7038.3750
Changeup1879.524.49%71161.11415.5633433.3366.6703.0000
Cutter1389.613.24%21184.62417.6921723.0876.9214.2500
Knuckleball1278.152.99%5758.33118.332220.00100.0001.0000
Intent Ball1173.992.74%1100200.0000027.2772.7302.0000
Splitter883.212.00%5337.52112.500110.00100.0002.0000
unknown244.600.50%1150100.0001050.0050.0001.0000
Pitchout191.000.25%01100100.000010.00100.0000--0
2010 pitch-level data
Pitch TypeCountAvg SpeedPitch Share%BallsStrikesStrike%1st PitchSw/Miss%CalledFouledIn Playvs LHBvs RHBHitsABBavgHR
Fastball39290.8836.64%14025264.29120389.6963786942.3557.6526110.2363
Sinker15689.5914.58%5410265.385763.8525294237.1862.821052.1921
Slider14183.2613.18%519063.83342316.3127152424.8275.18532.1560
2-Seam Fastball13691.3412.71%488864.714453.6829262655.8844.12442.0951
Changeup9881.669.16%316768.371688.168183371.4328.57515.3330
Cutter6987.606.45%254463.7713710.141091728.9971.01313.2310
Curveball6676.146.17%264060.6114710.611481036.3663.64313.2310
Splitter782.290.65%3457.141114.2911128.5771.4301.0000
unknown40.000.37%04100000.0010350.0050.0000--0
Pitchout184.000.09%01100100.000010.00100.0000--0


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