Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Greeneville Astros: Carlos Mojica

Carlos Mojica
How did he get here?: Signed contract prior to 2006 season
Stats: 6'0", 190 lbs, Bats: Right Throws: Right
Age as of April 1, 2010: 21

Season line: 27 games, 84 PAs. 21x77 - .273/.321/.364 - 5XBH-8RBI. 22K:3BB

Splits:
vs. LHP (19ABs): .368/.400/.421, 7K:1BB, 1XBH-2RBI
vs. RHP (58ABs): .241/.297/.345, 15K:2BB, 4XBH-6RBI

Home (46ABs): .283/.340/.370, 17K:3BB, 2XBH-5RBI
Away (31ABs): .258/.294/.355, 5K:0BB, 3XBH-3RBI

Bases Empty (37ABs): .297/.366/.459, 11K:2BB, 4XBH-1RBI
Runners on (40ABs): .250/.279/.275, 11K:1BB, 1XBH-7RBI
w/RISP (28ABs): .214/.258/.250, 8K:1BB, 1XBH-7RBI

June (7ABs): .286/.375/.429, 3K:1BB, 1XBH-1RBI
July (21ABs): .286/.333/.381, 7K:0BB, 2XBH-1RBI
August (49ABs): .265/.308/.347, 12K:2BB, 2XBH-6RBI

Season Total
K/PA rate: 26.1%
XBH/H rate: 23.8%
K:BB ratio: 7.33

Mojica spent 24 games at catcher, committing three errors in 183 chances for a .984 Fld%. Encouragingly, Mojica threw out 16 of 37 baserunners, for a 43% CS rate. Discouragingly, Mojica also allowed 10 passed balls.

He is the only player in the Astros organization whose name sounds like a Rage Against the Machine lyric (Think "People of the Sun"), but this was Mojica's second year in Greeneville, and his OPS dropped from .690 to .685 from 08 to 09, posting a line of .302/.388/.302 in 16 games in 08.

Citizen Steve, what say you on Carlos Mojica?
He was mostly a bullpen catcher prior to Alvarez getting hurt. Roster filler.

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