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A.J. Pierzynski
Birthdate: 12/30/1976 (40 y, 11 m, 13 d)     Bats/Throws: L/R     Height/Weight: 6-4/240     Position: C
Drafted: 1994 June Amateur Draft - Round: 3, Pick: 8, Overall: 71, Team: Minnesota Twins
Contract: $3M / 1 Years (2016)
RotoWire News: FOX Sports officially announced Tuesday that Pierzynski would serve on its broadcast team on a full-time basis during the 2017 MLB season. (3/28/2017)
Profiles:  2010  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonHandednessGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006vs L as L7614115038334012144022302200.270
2006vs R as L1283683931127720015305018650511800.304
2006vs L as R180000000100000000000.000
2006vs R as R320000000230000000010.000
2006vs L77141150383340112144022302200.270
2006vs R1293683931127720015535018650511810.304
SeasonHome / AwayGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006Home7326328178561309383214536301500.297
2006Away662462627254110727328136512510.293
2006Home vs L386569161320177207101000.246
2006Home vs R6719821262431108312512529200500.313
2006Away vs L3976812220200572015201200.289
2006Away vs R62170181503490722256121311310.294
SeasonMonthlyGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006Mar/Apr207381252140085417202200.342
2006May24909529198021284113100100.322
2006Jun23869426195029104211301200.302
2006Jul249194282310413143210000100.308
2006Aug269298211510516143015210100.228
2006Sept/Oct22778121135037134016000310.273
20061st Half7528430791681706332914536603500.320
20062nd Half642252365942701032358136210510.262
SeasonBatted BallsGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006Grounders11119219249472000120000001000.255
2006Flies98144145326100161632000010000.222
2006Liners7910010069571200019000000000.690
2006Bunts4140000000000003000.000
SeasonLocationGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006as L to Left831071103929802216000012300.364
2006as L to Center871211224133503311000001400.339
2006as L to Right1132092097048110111136000000300.335
2006Pull1132092097048110111136000000300.335
2006Center871211224133503311000001400.339
2006Opposite831071103929802216000012300.364
SeasonLeverageGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006Low Leverage1202822988662190522229142511610.305
2006Medium Leverage113188197544250725286024201400.287
2006High Leverage4739481060041814756101000.256
SeasonThrough CountGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006Through 3 - 02082053002221260000000.625
2006Through 3 - 12014216400222701000000.429
2006Through 3 - 23227346500115709000000.222
2006Through 2 - 0483852138302241464000000.342
2006Through 1 - 01081942116444110992815625110000.330
2006Through 2 - 1525261129300029013000000.231
2006Through 1 - 110516617637256066227040210100.223
2006Through 0 - 111622523656429055277047202800.249
2006Through 2 - 268788418161011115030100000.231
2006Through 1 - 29512913128232033141044100200.217
2006Through 0 - 269959621182011101028000600.221
SeasonSituationalGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006Bases Empty12727328880581408889046600000.293
2006Men on Base11923625570521008856136262131000.297
2006Men In Scoring90131147382850555012614211000.290
SeasonPositionGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006as C130499531150110240166564205718131010.301
2006as PH1210120000000211000000.000
SeasonBatting OrderGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006Batting 3rd417188800042102000000.471
2006Batting 5th2496106352730512204219501000.365
2006Batting 6th893543739968200114542143433111010.280
2006Batting 7th1434378710040207001000.235
2006Batting 8th6560000000110000000.000
2006Batting 9th2330000000001000000.000

SeasonHandednessBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006vs L as L2.7 %14.7 %0.18.270.304.319.623.050.31412-6.7.27959
2006vs R as L4.6 %12.7 %0.36.304.344.481.825.177.319556.2.350106
2006vs L as R0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.00000.0.000 
2006vs R as R0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.00000.0.000 
2006vs L2.7 %14.7 %0.18.270.304.319.623.050.31412-6.7.27959
2006vs R4.6 %12.7 %0.36.304.344.481.825.177.319556.2.350106
SeasonHome / AwayBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006Home5.0 %12.8 %0.39.297.339.449.788.152.317361.0.33693
2006Away3.1 %13.7 %0.22.293.327.423.750.130.31931-1.5.32593
2006Home vs L2.9 %10.1 %0.29.246.279.323.602.077.2635-3.8.26751
2006Home vs R5.7 %13.7 %0.41.313.358.490.848.177.335314.8.358111
2006Away vs L2.5 %18.5 %0.13.289.325.316.641.026.3617-2.9.29066
2006Away vs R3.3 %11.6 %0.29.294.328.471.798.176.301241.4.34199
SeasonMonthlyBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006Mar/Apr4.9 %8.6 %0.57.342.392.397.790.055.379111.2.349105
2006May4.2 %13.7 %0.31.322.358.478.836.156.360142.1.358111
2006Jun4.3 %11.7 %0.36.302.355.430.785.128.329120.5.33797
2006Jul3.2 %10.6 %0.30.308.330.451.780.143.31212-0.2.32992
2006Aug3.1 %15.3 %0.20.228.265.402.667.174.2198-3.8.28663
2006Sept/Oct4.9 %19.8 %0.25.273.309.455.763.182.31010-0.3.32791
20061st Half4.6 %11.7 %0.39.320.365.444.809.123.351434.5.349105
20062nd Half3.4 %15.3 %0.22.262.292.427.719.164.27225-4.9.30777
SeasonBatted BallsBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006Grounders0.0 %0.0 %0.00.255.255.266.521.010.2558-16.5.23127
2006Flies0.0 %0.0 %0.00.222.221.625.846.403.124191.0.34099
2006Liners0.0 %0.0 %0.00.690.690.8101.500.120.6904027.7.656308
2006Bunts0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.000-1-1.1.000-100
SeasonLocationBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006as L to Left0.0 %0.0 %0.00.364.361.495.856.131.349173.4.367117
2006as L to Center0.0 %0.0 %0.00.339.339.455.793.116.322161.2.343101
2006as L to Right0.0 %0.0 %0.00.335.335.545.880.211.298347.5.373121
2006Pull0.0 %0.0 %0.00.335.335.545.880.211.298347.5.373121
2006Center0.0 %0.0 %0.00.339.339.455.793.116.322161.2.343101
2006Opposite0.0 %0.0 %0.00.364.361.495.856.131.349173.4.367117
SeasonLeverageBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006Low Leverage3.0 %14.1 %0.21.305.337.426.762.121.34337-0.2.33193
2006Medium Leverage3.0 %12.2 %0.25.287.316.426.742.138.29923-1.6.32287
2006High Leverage14.6 %12.5 %1.17.256.383.564.947.308.20771.4.366116
SeasonThrough CountBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006Through 3 - 060.0 %0.0 %12.00.625.8501.3752.225.750.500107.6.776387
2006Through 3 - 133.3 %4.8 %7.00.429.619.8571.476.429.36474.7.593267
2006Through 3 - 220.6 %26.5 %0.78.222.382.333.716.111.29440.1.33596
2006Through 2 - 026.9 %7.7 %3.50.342.519.5791.098.237.344125.0.444168
2006Through 1 - 07.1 %11.8 %0.60.330.379.526.905.196.342358.5.379125
2006Through 2 - 114.8 %21.3 %0.69.231.344.288.633.058.3086-1.8.29771
2006Through 1 - 14.0 %22.7 %0.18.223.261.367.629.145.25613-8.9.27254
2006Through 0 - 13.0 %19.9 %0.15.249.278.356.633.107.29519-11.0.27757
2006Through 2 - 26.0 %35.7 %0.17.231.286.282.568.051.3625-5.2.25945
2006Through 1 - 20.8 %33.6 %0.02.217.229.302.531.085.3055-11.2.23127
2006Through 0 - 21.0 %29.2 %0.04.221.229.274.503.053.3033-9.1.22120
SeasonSituationalBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006Bases Empty3.1 %16.0 %0.20.293.330.432.762.139.329360.1.33294
2006Men on Base5.1 %10.2 %0.50.297.337.441.778.144.30531-0.6.32992
2006Men In Scoring8.2 %9.5 %0.86.290.356.443.799.153.292190.3.33395
SeasonPositionBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006as C3.8 %13.4 %0.28.301.337.445.782.144.324692.0.33696
2006as PH16.7 %8.3 %2.00.000.167.000.167.000.000-1-2.7.064-83
SeasonBatting OrderBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006Batting 3rd5.6 %11.1 %0.50.471.500.471.971.000.53341.6.435162
2006Batting 5th3.8 %17.9 %0.21.365.419.552.971.188.417217.5.415148
2006Batting 6th3.8 %11.5 %0.33.280.312.429.741.150.29242-4.6.31784
2006Batting 7th5.4 %18.9 %0.29.235.278.265.542.029.2962-2.7.24737
2006Batting 8th16.7 %0.0 %1.00.000.167.000.167.000.000-1-1.7.000-100
2006Batting 9th0.0 %33.3 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.0000-0.8.000-100

SeasonHandednessGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2006vs L as L1.4922.7 %46.2 %31.1 %16.2 %2.7 %3.6 %50.0 %42.2 %25.6 %32.2 %14.9 %63.6 %21.5 %497138359
2006vs R as L1.2723.0 %43.1 %34.0 %13.9 %13.9 %3.6 %0.0 %49.4 %28.4 %22.2 %11.6 %53.8 %34.7 %1328437891
2006vs L as R0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      000
2006vs R as R0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      000
2006vs L1.4922.7 %46.2 %31.1 %16.2 %2.7 %3.6 %50.0 %42.2 %25.6 %32.2 %14.9 %63.6 %21.5 %497138359
2006vs R1.2723.0 %43.1 %34.0 %13.9 %13.9 %3.6 %0.0 %49.4 %28.4 %22.2 %11.6 %53.8 %34.7 %1328437891
SeasonHome / AwayGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2006Home1.3121.2 %44.7 %34.1 %9.1 %11.7 %5.0 %0.0 %52.2 %25.9 %21.9 %13.2 %52.2 %34.7 %923303620
2006Away1.3424.6 %43.1 %32.2 %20.6 %10.3 %2.2 %50.0 %42.3 %29.6 %28.2 %11.7 %61.0 %27.2 %902272630
2006Home vs L1.0920.7 %41.4 %37.9 %18.2 %4.5 %4.2 %0.0 %47.5 %22.0 %30.5 %17.0 %54.2 %28.8 %23069161
2006Home vs R1.4021.4 %45.8 %32.7 %5.5 %14.5 %5.2 %0.0 %53.9 %27.2 %18.9 %11.8 %51.5 %36.7 %693234459
2006Away vs L2.0724.6 %50.8 %24.6 %13.3 %0.0 %3.2 %100.0 %37.1 %29.0 %33.9 %12.9 %72.6 %14.5 %26769198
2006Away vs R1.1324.7 %40.0 %35.3 %22.6 %13.2 %1.7 %0.0 %44.4 %29.8 %25.8 %11.3 %56.3 %32.5 %635203432
SeasonMonthlyGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2006Mar/Apr1.4821.2 %47.0 %31.8 %4.8 %0.0 %3.2 %50.0 %45.6 %26.5 %27.9 %10.3 %60.3 %29.4 %25788169
2006May1.3835.1 %37.7 %27.3 %9.5 %9.5 %10.3 %0.0 %50.7 %31.2 %18.2 %11.7 %52.0 %36.4 %31398215
2006Jun1.1924.0 %41.3 %34.7 %15.4 %7.7 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %29.0 %21.1 %14.5 %55.3 %30.3 %316102214
2006Jul1.0322.2 %39.5 %38.3 %19.4 %12.9 %3.1 %0.0 %45.7 %24.7 %29.6 %7.4 %64.2 %28.4 %30594211
2006Aug1.3019.5 %45.5 %35.1 %18.5 %18.5 %0.0 %0.0 %48.7 %26.9 %24.4 %12.8 %60.3 %26.9 %336102234
2006Sept/Oct1.7913.1 %55.7 %31.1 %15.8 %15.8 %5.9 %0.0 %42.6 %27.9 %29.5 %19.7 %44.3 %36.1 %29891207
20061st Half1.2627.0 %40.7 %32.3 %11.3 %7.5 %5.0 %33.3 %48.6 %28.7 %22.7 %11.2 %57.0 %31.9 %996327669
20062nd Half1.4017.5 %48.1 %34.4 %18.5 %15.4 %2.2 %0.0 %45.8 %26.3 %27.9 %14.2 %55.8 %30.0 %829248581
SeasonBatted BallsGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2006Grounders192.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %3.6 %0.0 %58.9 %24.5 %16.7 %15.1 %62.0 %22.9 %599161438
2006Flies0.000.0 %0.0 %100.0 %14.5 %11.0 %0.0 %0.0 %34.5 %33.8 %31.7 %13.1 %56.6 %30.3 %438125313
2006Liners0.00100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %46.0 %24.0 %30.0 %7.0 %44.0 %49.0 %29093197
2006Bunts0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %25.0 %0.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %707
SeasonLocationGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2006as L to Left0.7027.8 %29.6 %42.6 %23.9 %4.3 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %14.6 %61.8 %23.6 %34595250
2006as L to Center0.9620.0 %39.2 %40.8 %10.2 %6.1 %2.1 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %13.9 %59.0 %27.1 %383105278
2006as L to Right2.2622.0 %54.1 %23.9 %10.0 %22.0 %5.3 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %10.5 %52.2 %37.3 %606179427
2006Pull2.2622.0 %54.1 %23.9 %10.0 %22.0 %5.3 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %10.5 %52.2 %37.3 %606179427
2006Center0.9620.0 %39.2 %40.8 %10.2 %6.1 %2.1 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %13.9 %59.0 %27.1 %383105278
2006Opposite0.7027.8 %29.6 %42.6 %23.9 %4.3 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %14.6 %61.8 %23.6 %34595250
SeasonLeverageGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2006Low Leverage1.3723.2 %44.4 %32.4 %7.7 %6.4 %1.9 %100.0 %46.3 %27.7 %26.0 %13.6 %55.4 %31.0 %1006319687
2006Medium Leverage1.4523.8 %45.1 %31.1 %19.6 %13.7 %5.4 %0.0 %49.7 %29.7 %20.6 %8.5 %59.4 %32.1 %648191457
2006High Leverage0.6915.6 %34.4 %50.0 %31.3 %25.0 %9.1 %0.0 %44.1 %17.7 %38.2 %23.5 %50.0 %26.5 %17165106
SeasonThrough CountGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2006Through 3 - 01.3312.5 %50.0 %37.5 %0.0 %66.7 %0.0 %0.0 %87.5 %12.5 %0.0 %0.0 %37.5 %62.5 %957223
2006Through 3 - 11.0023.1 %38.5 %38.5 %20.0 %40.0 %0.0 %0.0 %61.5 %15.4 %23.1 %15.4 %30.8 %53.9 %1217051
2006Through 3 - 22.0033.3 %44.4 %22.2 %50.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %27.8 %38.9 %11.1 %44.4 %44.4 %241109132
2006Through 2 - 01.8923.5 %50.0 %26.5 %22.2 %22.2 %0.0 %0.0 %67.7 %17.7 %14.7 %8.8 %58.8 %32.4 %23414193
2006Through 1 - 01.3125.3 %42.4 %32.4 %14.5 %16.4 %2.8 %0.0 %49.4 %27.7 %22.9 %12.4 %48.8 %38.8 %808355453
2006Through 2 - 11.8220.5 %51.3 %28.2 %45.5 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %43.6 %28.2 %28.2 %18.0 %53.9 %28.2 %329153176
2006Through 1 - 11.1018.9 %42.5 %38.6 %14.3 %12.2 %1.9 %0.0 %44.9 %33.1 %22.1 %12.6 %58.3 %29.1 %804286518
2006Through 0 - 11.4919.8 %48.0 %32.2 %14.0 %8.8 %2.4 %33.3 %46.1 %25.6 %28.3 %14.4 %61.7 %23.9 %921215706
2006Through 2 - 21.4722.9 %45.8 %31.3 %13.3 %6.7 %0.0 %0.0 %39.6 %39.6 %20.8 %8.3 %64.6 %27.1 %533198335
2006Through 1 - 21.3622.4 %44.7 %32.9 %7.1 %10.7 %0.0 %0.0 %38.8 %32.9 %28.2 %12.9 %58.8 %28.2 %711197514
2006Through 0 - 21.5826.9 %44.8 %28.4 %5.3 %5.3 %0.0 %0.0 %32.8 %26.9 %40.3 %9.0 %65.7 %25.4 %44578367
SeasonSituationalGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2006Bases Empty1.4625.1 %44.5 %30.4 %7.2 %11.6 %2.0 %0.0 %47.6 %32.2 %20.3 %14.1 %53.3 %32.6 %1006321685
2006Men on Base1.2020.5 %43.3 %36.2 %21.1 %10.5 %5.5 %25.0 %47.2 %22.9 %29.9 %10.8 %59.8 %29.4 %819254565
2006Men In Scoring0.8422.0 %35.6 %42.4 %32.0 %10.0 %4.8 %0.0 %47.1 %16.8 %36.1 %14.3 %57.1 %28.6 %513183330
SeasonPositionGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2006as C1.3823.4 %44.4 %32.2 %15.2 %11.6 %3.7 %25.0 %47.2 %28.0 %24.8 %12.5 %56.3 %31.3 %17725581214
2006as PH0.290.0 %22.2 %77.8 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %55.6 %11.1 %33.3 %11.1 %66.7 %22.2 %531736
SeasonBatting OrderGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2006Batting 3rd1.5033.3 %40.0 %26.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %40.0 %33.3 %26.7 %20.0 %46.7 %33.3 %651946
2006Batting 5th1.0829.9 %36.4 %33.8 %19.2 %19.2 %3.6 %0.0 %47.4 %28.2 %24.4 %12.8 %52.6 %34.6 %355121234
2006Batting 6th1.4520.6 %46.9 %32.5 %14.9 %10.9 %3.4 %50.0 %47.9 %28.8 %23.3 %10.5 %58.5 %31.0 %1232382850
2006Batting 7th0.8225.9 %33.3 %40.7 %9.1 %0.0 %11.1 %0.0 %42.9 %14.3 %42.9 %28.6 %50.0 %21.4 %1334093
2006Batting 8th0.3320.0 %20.0 %60.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %60.0 %20.0 %20.0 %0.0 %60.0 %40.0 %24816
2006Batting 9th2.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %50.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %16511