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Albert Pujols
Birthdate: 1/16/1980 (37 y, 2 m, 11 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-3/240     Position: 1B
Drafted: 1999 June Amateur Draft - Round: 13, Pick: 18, Overall: 402, Team: St. Louis Cardinals
Contract: $240M / 10 Years (2012 - 2021)
RotoWire News: Manager Mike Scioscia said that he has no plans to play Pujols -- who is coming off of foot surgery this past offseason -- at first base this spring, and that it will stay that way indefinitely, according to Jeff Fletcher of The Orange County Register. (3/23/2017)
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Profile: It's hard to believe that Pujols is entering his age-37 season, as it makes me feel like an old man. I still remember when he made the team out of spring training in 2001 after spending all of one season in the minors, including just 15 plate appearances above High-A. And then he dominated. But chinks in the armor began to show in 2011 and he has continued a gradual decline. Once that monstrous rate of intentional walks eroded, his overall walk rate collapsed and he has been in single digits now for six straight seasons. His swinging strike rate has been relatively stable since 2012, which is a good sign, and he still possesses above-average power. Unfortunately, since he's such a pull hitter and hits precious few line drives, he's not going to be a batting-average asset again. There are no alarm bells in his profile, but we have to seriously consider both age and health factors before rostering him. (Mike Podhorzer)

The Quick Opinion: Pujols has been a machine and even during his recent decline phase that began in 2011, he has remained a strong fantasy performer. But now entering his age-37 season and recovering from foot surgery, one wonders how much more he has left in him at this level.

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SeasonHandednessGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2003vs L as L3000000010000000000.000
2003vs R as L280000000270000000010.000
2003vs L as R8114216655281601138322168030530.387
2003vs R as R15144951915789351327192586571020811.350
2003vs L8214216655281601139322168030530.387
2003vs R15144951915789351329892586571020821.350
SeasonHome / AwayGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2003Home782863321116030021696637731630811.388
2003Away793053531015721122685842534420540.331
2003Home vs L406982261580320141136020310.377
2003Home vs R75217250854522018495226425610501.392
2003Away vs L427384291380819181032010220.397
2003Away vs R76232269724413114494032232410320.310
SeasonMonthlyGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2003Mar/Apr246883261560521171216120200.382
2003May291161274018120102526819210101.345
2003Jun2711913351321108282912311110100.429
2003Jul271001163319806222613313210220.330
2003Aug24891043115718211613012200310.348
2003Sept/Oct26991223118706201021414200420.313
20031st Half933483961287031027818638831550511.368
20032nd Half64243289844720116563841434500840.346
SeasonBatted BallsGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2003Grounders12321921960537000140000001300.274
2003Flies115187191546130353564000040000.289
2003Liners8711811997573118844000010000.822
2003Bunts2221100001000000000.500
SeasonLocationGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2003as R to Left135268270106542902323680000201000.396
2003as R to Center981351376440110131335000020200.474
2003as R to Right9312312442231117720000010100.341
2003Pull135268270106542902323680000201000.396
2003Center981351376440110131335000020200.474
2003Opposite9312312442231117720000010100.341
SeasonLeverageGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2003Low Leverage1413363851216930121614542735520200.360
2003Medium Leverage132210245733718018525928224520950.348
2003High Leverage54455518113042420936010201.400
SeasonThrough CountGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2003Through 3 - 0532060631022440110000100.300
2003Through 3 - 16642781664066183613000000.381
2003Through 3 - 265517815840331125013110000.294
2003Through 2 - 010588141351980882351115110100.398
2003Through 1 - 01422543189652250191951611222210300.378
2003Through 2 - 1101120156452312010103533115210100.375
2003Through 1 - 11352122427340240993525130410500.344
2003Through 0 - 1146270297824622014145118043540800.304
2003Through 2 - 289110125311890441513031110000.282
2003Through 1 - 2105138147402710033126035300200.290
2003Through 0 - 29111011524165033133030200300.218
SeasonSituationalGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2003Bases Empty1533303721136525122222236039600000.342
2003Men on Base138261313995226021211024312264501300.379
2003Men In Scoring1031311664923140121276291215150400.374
SeasonPositionGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2003as 1B51156185553012013463226419210430.353
2003as LF1134244881548539129909052845840921.363
2003as DH1552100112000000000.400
2003as PH7671100000101000000.167
SeasonBatting OrderGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2003Batting 2nd2220000000000000000.000
2003Batting 3rd136529611190104441411241147011599301051.359
2003Batting 4th16586921127021310815120300.362
2003Batting 7th11111000000000000001.000
2003Batting 9th2120000000101000000.000

SeasonHandednessBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2003vs L as L0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.00000.0.000 
2003vs R as L0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.00000.0.000 
2003vs L as R12.7 %4.8 %2.63.387.458.7321.190.345.3494221.8.485200
2003vs R as R11.2 %11.0 %1.02.350.434.6461.079.296.34511854.7.454180
2003vs L12.7 %4.8 %2.63.387.458.7321.190.345.3494221.8.485200
2003vs R11.2 %11.0 %1.02.350.434.6461.079.296.34511854.7.454180
SeasonHome / AwayBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2003Home11.1 %9.3 %1.19.388.464.7131.177.325.3808544.5.488204
2003Away11.9 %9.6 %1.24.331.416.6231.039.292.3157531.9.436166
2003Home vs L13.4 %7.3 %1.83.377.451.6231.074.246.371187.9.443173
2003Home vs R10.4 %10.0 %1.04.392.468.7421.210.350.3836736.5.502211
2003Away vs L11.9 %2.4 %5.00.397.464.8361.300.438.3282413.9.525226
2003Away vs R11.9 %11.9 %1.00.310.401.556.958.246.3105118.2.409150
SeasonMonthlyBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2003Mar/Apr14.5 %7.2 %2.00.382.470.6911.161.309.3562110.6.480197
2003May6.3 %7.1 %0.89.345.394.7071.101.362.3062913.6.456181
2003Jun9.0 %8.3 %1.09.429.481.7231.204.294.4263619.5.503212
2003Jul11.2 %11.2 %1.00.330.414.5901.004.260.329239.0.420158
2003Aug12.5 %11.5 %1.08.348.442.7191.161.371.3332613.6.484199
2003Sept/Oct17.2 %11.5 %1.50.313.443.5661.008.253.3162510.0.426162
20031st Half9.6 %7.8 %1.23.368.432.6901.121.322.3429445.1.464186
20032nd Half14.2 %11.8 %1.21.346.450.6341.084.288.3526731.3.457182
SeasonBatted BallsBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2003Grounders0.0 %0.0 %0.00.274.274.306.580.032.27414-13.2.25650
2003Flies0.0 %0.0 %0.00.289.283.9201.203.631.1224824.3.479196
2003Liners0.0 %0.0 %0.00.822.8151.3052.120.483.8027257.0.900471
2003Bunts0.0 %0.0 %0.00.500.500.5001.000.000.50000.2.446174
SeasonLocationBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2003as R to Left0.0 %0.0 %0.00.396.393.7611.154.366.3366835.0.483199
2003as R to Center0.0 %0.0 %0.00.474.467.8441.312.370.4114225.5.550243
2003as R to Right0.0 %0.0 %0.00.341.339.618.957.276.299237.7.402146
2003Pull0.0 %0.0 %0.00.396.393.7611.154.366.3366835.0.483199
2003Center0.0 %0.0 %0.00.474.467.8441.312.370.4114225.5.550243
2003Opposite0.0 %0.0 %0.00.341.339.618.957.276.299237.7.402146
SeasonLeverageBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2003Low Leverage10.9 %9.1 %1.20.360.436.6431.079.283.3558740.1.452179
2003Medium Leverage11.4 %9.8 %1.17.348.433.6901.123.343.3245928.6.467188
2003High Leverage16.4 %10.9 %1.50.400.491.7331.224.333.389147.7.496207
SeasonThrough CountBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2003Through 3 - 066.7 %0.0 %40.00.300.767.6501.417.350.2222012.6.580262
2003Through 3 - 146.2 %3.8 %12.00.381.667.9051.571.524.3032818.5.611282
2003Through 3 - 232.1 %16.7 %1.92.294.526.5491.075.255.333199.2.468189
2003Through 2 - 036.2 %3.5 %10.20.398.617.7611.378.364.3554426.6.553244
2003Through 1 - 019.2 %6.9 %2.77.378.500.7011.201.323.3608444.7.496207
2003Through 2 - 121.2 %9.6 %2.20.375.513.7251.238.350.3654324.2.513218
2003Through 1 - 110.3 %12.4 %0.83.344.421.5851.006.241.3685020.6.430164
2003Through 0 - 16.1 %14.5 %0.42.304.354.541.894.237.3134913.0.380132
2003Through 2 - 210.4 %24.8 %0.42.282.360.473.833.191.355193.5.362120
2003Through 1 - 24.1 %23.8 %0.17.290.333.428.761.138.370190.7.333101
2003Through 0 - 22.6 %26.1 %0.10.218.252.345.598.127.2738-6.4.26254
SeasonSituationalBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2003Bases Empty9.7 %10.5 %0.92.342.417.6241.041.282.3388135.7.442172
2003Men on Base13.7 %8.3 %1.65.379.466.7201.187.341.3567940.9.484199
2003Men In Scoring17.5 %9.0 %1.93.374.476.7561.232.382.3394221.9.485200
SeasonPositionBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2003as 1B14.1 %10.3 %1.37.353.449.6791.128.327.3364421.7.468189
2003as LF10.7 %9.2 %1.16.363.439.6651.104.302.35311454.2.460184
2003as DH0.0 %0.0 %0.00.400.4001.0001.400.600.25021.0.578261
2003as PH14.3 %14.3 %1.00.167.286.167.452.000.2000-0.6.22833
SeasonBatting OrderBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2003Batting 2nd0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.0000-0.5.000-100
2003Batting 3rd11.5 %9.7 %1.19.359.440.6791.119.319.34514670.6.466188
2003Batting 4th11.6 %7.2 %1.60.362.435.5861.021.224.358145.8.428163
2003Batting 7th0.0 %0.0 %0.001.0001.0001.0002.000.0001.00010.5.891465
2003Batting 9th50.0 %50.0 %1.00.000.500.000.500.000.00000.0.353114

SeasonHandednessGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2003vs L as L0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      000
2003vs R as L0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      000
2003vs L as R0.9823.4 %38.0 %38.7 %11.3 %20.8 %7.7 %0.0 %52.6 %20.4 %27.0 %13.9 %53.3 %32.9 %579245334
2003vs R as R1.2122.2 %42.6 %35.2 %16.7 %23.2 %7.8 %50.0 %50.3 %27.7 %22.1 %14.3 %52.4 %33.3 %19297941135
2003vs L0.9823.4 %38.0 %38.7 %11.3 %20.8 %7.7 %0.0 %52.6 %20.4 %27.0 %13.9 %53.3 %32.9 %579245334
2003vs R1.2122.2 %42.6 %35.2 %16.7 %23.2 %7.8 %50.0 %50.3 %27.7 %22.1 %14.3 %52.4 %33.3 %19297941135
SeasonHome / AwayGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2003Home1.1624.5 %40.5 %35.0 %16.7 %23.3 %10.6 %0.0 %54.7 %25.6 %19.8 %14.0 %52.7 %33.3 %1223527696
2003Away1.1420.6 %42.3 %37.1 %13.9 %21.8 %5.2 %100.0 %47.3 %26.0 %26.7 %14.3 %52.6 %33.1 %1285512773
2003Home vs L1.0926.2 %38.5 %35.4 %13.0 %13.0 %12.0 %0.0 %61.5 %16.9 %21.5 %12.3 %56.9 %30.8 %290132158
2003Home vs R1.1824.0 %41.1 %34.9 %17.9 %26.9 %10.1 %0.0 %52.3 %28.5 %19.2 %14.5 %51.3 %34.2 %933395538
2003Away vs L0.9020.8 %37.5 %41.7 %10.0 %26.7 %3.7 %0.0 %44.4 %23.6 %31.9 %15.3 %50.0 %34.7 %289113176
2003Away vs R1.2420.5 %44.0 %35.5 %15.5 %19.7 %5.7 %100.0 %48.3 %26.9 %24.9 %14.0 %53.5 %32.5 %996399597
SeasonMonthlyGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2003Mar/Apr1.5021.9 %46.9 %31.3 %15.0 %25.0 %3.3 %0.0 %48.4 %25.0 %26.6 %6.3 %62.5 %31.3 %300120180
2003May1.2017.8 %44.9 %37.4 %7.5 %25.0 %8.3 %100.0 %54.6 %24.1 %21.3 %12.0 %57.4 %30.6 %467186281
2003Jun1.2525.7 %41.3 %33.0 %19.4 %22.2 %15.6 %0.0 %56.9 %22.0 %21.1 %13.0 %50.0 %37.0 %459187272
2003Jul0.9723.0 %37.9 %39.1 %11.8 %17.6 %0.0 %0.0 %53.4 %28.4 %18.2 %17.1 %51.1 %31.8 %410166244
2003Aug1.1123.4 %40.3 %36.4 %10.7 %28.6 %6.5 %0.0 %35.1 %35.1 %29.9 %15.6 %49.4 %35.1 %382160222
2003Sept/Oct0.9723.5 %37.6 %38.8 %27.3 %18.2 %9.4 %0.0 %51.8 %22.4 %25.9 %20.0 %47.1 %32.9 %490220270
20031st Half1.2221.2 %43.3 %35.5 %14.9 %23.7 %8.6 %100.0 %55.0 %23.9 %21.1 %11.5 %55.1 %33.3 %1416575841
20032nd Half1.0424.5 %38.5 %37.0 %15.6 %20.8 %6.3 %0.0 %44.5 %28.7 %26.8 %18.2 %48.8 %33.0 %1092464628
SeasonBatted BallsGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2003Grounders219.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %7.8 %0.0 %67.6 %24.7 %7.8 %11.9 %67.4 %20.6 %755263492
2003Flies0.000.0 %0.0 %100.0 %15.2 %18.3 %0.0 %0.0 %36.7 %27.8 %35.6 %24.1 %48.7 %27.2 %629215414
2003Liners0.00100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %800.0 %0.0 %0.0 %42.0 %25.2 %32.8 %1.7 %31.9 %66.4 %382131251
2003Bunts0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %413
SeasonLocationGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2003as R to Left2.1118.7 %55.2 %26.1 %18.6 %32.9 %10.8 %50.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %13.3 %53.7 %33.0 %965342623
2003as R to Center1.0221.9 %39.4 %38.7 %3.8 %24.5 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %11.8 %51.5 %36.8 %424143281
2003as R to Right0.2531.5 %13.7 %54.8 %20.6 %10.3 %5.9 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %18.6 %51.6 %29.8 %381125256
2003Pull2.1118.7 %55.2 %26.1 %18.6 %32.9 %10.8 %50.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %13.3 %53.7 %33.0 %965342623
2003Center1.0221.9 %39.4 %38.7 %3.8 %24.5 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %11.8 %51.5 %36.8 %424143281
2003Opposite0.2531.5 %13.7 %54.8 %20.6 %10.3 %5.9 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %18.6 %51.6 %29.8 %381125256
SeasonLeverageGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2003Low Leverage1.2423.1 %42.6 %34.3 %14.4 %20.2 %8.5 %0.0 %51.5 %27.4 %21.1 %12.9 %52.8 %34.3 %1405578827
2003Medium Leverage1.0423.1 %39.2 %37.6 %14.3 %25.7 %4.1 %50.0 %48.9 %22.9 %28.2 %15.0 %52.4 %32.6 %897373524
2003High Leverage1.0015.0 %42.5 %42.5 %23.5 %23.5 %17.6 %0.0 %55.0 %27.5 %17.5 %20.0 %52.5 %27.5 %20688118
SeasonThrough CountGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2003Through 3 - 01.1315.0 %45.0 %40.0 %25.0 %25.0 %11.1 %0.0 %65.0 %15.0 %20.0 %10.0 %60.0 %30.0 %27221755
2003Through 3 - 10.8912.8 %41.0 %46.2 %5.6 %33.3 %6.3 %0.0 %61.5 %15.4 %23.1 %7.7 %64.1 %28.2 %413261152
2003Through 3 - 21.9117.9 %53.8 %28.2 %18.2 %27.3 %14.3 %0.0 %74.4 %10.3 %15.4 %12.8 %66.7 %20.5 %493248245
2003Through 2 - 01.0621.4 %40.5 %38.1 %15.6 %25.0 %11.8 %0.0 %53.6 %22.6 %23.8 %10.8 %56.6 %32.5 %640418222
2003Through 1 - 01.1721.6 %42.2 %36.2 %19.0 %22.6 %8.2 %100.0 %53.7 %26.2 %20.2 %12.9 %52.6 %34.5 %1299703596
2003Through 2 - 11.1020.8 %41.5 %37.7 %22.5 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %52.8 %26.4 %20.8 %13.2 %52.8 %34.0 %786417369
2003Through 1 - 11.4925.1 %44.8 %30.1 %20.0 %16.4 %3.7 %0.0 %52.5 %25.7 %21.9 %12.6 %54.1 %33.3 %1071453618
2003Through 0 - 11.2522.6 %43.0 %34.3 %13.9 %17.7 %8.1 %0.0 %52.0 %23.4 %24.7 %15.2 %54.1 %30.7 %1138333805
2003Through 2 - 21.3523.8 %43.8 %32.5 %15.4 %15.4 %8.6 %0.0 %61.3 %23.8 %15.0 %11.3 %60.0 %28.8 %717306411
2003Through 1 - 21.4825.2 %44.7 %30.1 %19.4 %9.7 %13.0 %0.0 %60.2 %23.3 %16.5 %16.5 %58.3 %25.2 %743244499
2003Through 0 - 21.4118.8 %47.5 %33.8 %18.5 %11.1 %13.2 %0.0 %58.8 %20.0 %21.3 %20.0 %57.5 %22.5 %495111384
SeasonSituationalGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2003Bases Empty1.2821.4 %44.1 %34.5 %13.0 %22.0 %9.4 %0.0 %52.2 %26.5 %21.3 %14.8 %53.6 %31.6 %1370549821
2003Men on Base1.0023.8 %38.1 %38.1 %17.6 %23.1 %5.5 %100.0 %49.2 %25.0 %25.8 %13.4 %51.5 %35.2 %1137490647
2003Men In Scoring0.9623.3 %37.5 %39.2 %21.3 %25.5 %4.4 %100.0 %51.2 %25.6 %23.1 %13.3 %51.7 %35.0 %638289349
SeasonPositionGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2003as 1B0.8926.1 %34.8 %39.1 %14.8 %24.1 %6.3 %0.0 %51.5 %21.7 %26.8 %11.7 %55.5 %32.9 %678290388
2003as LF1.2621.3 %43.8 %34.9 %15.0 %21.8 %8.4 %50.0 %50.9 %27.2 %21.9 %14.9 %52.2 %32.9 %17867311055
2003as DH0.5040.0 %20.0 %40.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %20.0 %40.0 %40.0 %40.0 %20.0 %40.0 %19811
2003as PH1.500.0 %60.0 %40.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %60.0 %20.0 %20.0 %0.0 %40.0 %60.0 %251015
SeasonBatting OrderGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2003Batting 2nd1.000.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %50.0 %50.0 %734
2003Batting 3rd1.1222.9 %40.8 %36.3 %15.2 %24.0 %8.9 %50.0 %51.6 %25.8 %22.6 %14.8 %51.7 %33.5 %22389311307
2003Batting 4th1.3220.0 %45.5 %34.5 %15.8 %10.5 %0.0 %0.0 %43.6 %27.3 %29.1 %9.1 %61.8 %29.1 %252101151
2003Batting 7th1.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %202
2003Batting 9th0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      945