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Daniel Descalso
Birthdate: 10/19/1986 (28 y, 1 m, 9 d)     Bats/Throws: L/R     Height/Weight: 5-10/190     Position: 2B/3B
Drafted: 2007 June Amateur Draft - Round: 3, Pick: 18, Overall: 112, Team: St. Louis Cardinals
Contract: $1.3M / 1 Years (2014)
RotoWire News: Descalso went 3-for-3 with a walk while making a spot start at shortstop Saturday. (8/9/2014)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2007Cardinals (A-)6628302931129.2 %13.1 %.068.312.268.346.336.32999    
2008Cardinals (A+)1154568575077.2 %11.6 %.129.259.243.313.372.31592    
2008Cardinals (AA)94206417.1 %4.8 %.081.361.351.405.432.372120    
2009Cardinals (AA)733248465109.6 %12.7 %.208.356.323.396.531.418151    
2009Cardinals (AAA)461722231739.3 %12.2 %.067.281.253.327.320.30176    
2010Cardinals (AAA)1165329867188.8 %9.0 %.139.294.281.349.420.34398    
2010Cardinals113706415.4 %16.2 %.059.321.265.324.324.296821.20.42.50.4
2011Cardinals1483751352828.8 %17.3 %.089.323.264.334.353.299890.2-4.7-4.10.3
2011Cardinals131103000.0 %18.2 %.000.429.333.333.333.29787    
2012Cardinals1434264412668.7 %19.5 %.096.279.227.303.324.278733.1-10.9-1.90.1
2012Cardinals135229623.8 %23.1 %.170.265.234.260.404.27671    
2013Cardinals1233585434366.1 %15.6 %.128.271.238.290.366.284792.3-6.3-7.4-0.3
2013Cardinals142804007.1 %17.9 %.000.190.154.214.154.157-10    
2014Cardinals10418402010110.9 %17.9 %.068.305.242.333.311.29788-0.9-3.2-3.3-0.1
2014Cardinals4300000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2015Steamer682713242358.4 %17.1 %.097.283.239.309.336.288820.4-5.0-1.70.2
Total- - -529138010145111168.3 %17.6 %.098.293.243.313.341.288815.9-24.7-14.20.3
Postseason- - -4494216624.3 %20.2 %.095.250.214.247.310.23543    

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2007Cardinals (A-)6625028367557502931260375206123.268
2008Cardinals (A+)1154034569864242857503335310551177.243
2008Cardinals (AA)93742131111064312110111.351
2009Cardinals (AA)7328832493542658465131141401701.323
2009Cardinals (AAA)461501723832402231716021114330.253
2010Cardinals (AAA)1164695321328832398671471485651384.281
2010Cardinals1134379720064206100010.265
2011Cardinals148326375866220313528339653310322.264
2011Cardinals139113300030002002000.333
2012Cardinals14337442685641074412637383537563.227
2012Cardinals134752117202962112012120.234
2013Cardinals12332835878472515434322556323763.238
2013Cardinals1426284400040215000100.154
2014Cardinals10416118439281100201020033201213.242
2014Cardinals4230000000000001000.000
2015Steamer6824127158411413242323246322 53.239
Total- - -529122313802972086811101451111141724314821171611.243
Postseason- - -44849418142021664219015220.214

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2007Cardinals (A-)9.2 %13.1 %0.70.268.346.336.682.0687.0.312 1.034-0.4.32999
2008Cardinals (A+)7.2 %11.6 %0.62.243.313.372.685.1294.6.259 -1.348-3.9.31592
2008Cardinals (AA)7.1 %4.8 %1.50.351.405.432.837.0816.0.361 -0.261.0.372120
2009Cardinals (AA)9.6 %12.7 %0.76.323.396.531.928.2084.1.356 -0.56120.6.418151
2009Cardinals (AAA)9.3 %12.2 %0.76.253.327.320.647.0674.6.281 0.416-5.3.30176
2010Cardinals (AAA)8.8 %9.0 %0.98.281.349.420.769.1395.2.294 -0.370-1.4.34398
2010Cardinals5.4 %16.2 %0.33.265.324.324.648.0595.8.3211.10.24-0.7.29682
2010Average8.5 %18.5 %0.46.257.325.403.728.1455.0.297    .321 
2011Cardinals8.8 %17.3 %0.51.264.334.353.687.0893.7.3230.9-0.737-5.1.29989
2011Cardinals0.0 %18.2 %0.00.333.333.333.667.0002.6.429 0.01-0.2.29787
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295    .316 
2012Cardinals8.7 %19.5 %0.45.227.303.324.627.0965.8.2793.5-0.536-12.7.27873
2012Cardinals3.8 %23.1 %0.17.234.260.404.664.1706.5.265 0.44-1.6.27671
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297    .315 
2013Cardinals6.1 %15.6 %0.39.238.290.366.656.1284.6.2712.5-0.231-8.3.28479
2013Cardinals7.1 %17.9 %0.40.154.214.154.368.0002.6.190 0.00-3.4.157-10
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297    .314 
2014Cardinals10.9 %17.9 %0.61.242.333.311.644.0682.5.3050.2-1.118-1.9.29788
2014Cardinals0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.00-0.7.000-100
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299    .310 
2015Steamer8.4 %17.1 %0.49.239.309.336.645.0973.9.2830.7-0.324-4.6.28882
Total- - -8.3 %17.6 %0.47.243.313.341.654.0984.7.2938.2-2.3125-28.7.28881
Postseason- - -4.3 %20.2 %0.21.214.247.310.557.0955.7.250 0.35-6.0.23543

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%
2010Cardinals2.4314.3 %60.7 %25.0 %57.1 %0.0 %17.6 %0.0 %
2011Cardinals1.4019.6 %46.9 %33.5 %14.9 %1.1 %16.4 %14.3 %
2011Cardinals2.0014.3 %57.1 %28.6 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2012Cardinals1.4023.4 %44.7 %32.0 %9.7 %4.3 %9.2 %10.0 %
2012Cardinals0.8119.4 %36.1 %44.4 %6.3 %12.5 %0.0 %0.0 %
2013Cardinals1.3817.9 %47.6 %34.4 %11.7 %5.3 %3.8 %25.0 %
2013Cardinals2.4019.0 %57.1 %23.8 %20.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2014Cardinals1.1017.3 %43.3 %39.4 %8.0 %0.0 %1.8 %50.0 %
2014Cardinals1.000.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
Total- - -1.3719.8 %46.4 %33.8 %12.4 %3.0 %9.0 %16.7 %
Postseason- - -1.2518.2 %45.5 %36.4 %8.3 %8.3 %0.0 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2010Cardinals177443004276118
2011Cardinals122875113201424948661360
2011Cardinals421002042529
2012Cardinals130936891210161710041621
2012Cardinals13167102074136210
2013Cardinals1309449115414518201271
2013Cardinals125410003770107
2014Cardinals5550224121259417676
2014Cardinals1100010167
Total- - -4543311944141305186331835046
Postseason- - -3024122050116237353

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2010Cardinals-0.34-0.620.281.200.110.760.3610.05-0.50
2011Cardinals1.46-5.857.31-1.88-0.121.071.0425-0.491.86
2011Cardinals0.07-0.070.13-0.79-0.090.670.762-0.040.14
2012Cardinals-0.86-7.236.37-13.51-1.361.011.7822-0.900.04
2012Cardinals0.20-0.670.87-1.37-0.160.97 0-0.160.37
2013Cardinals0.36-5.155.519.791.160.871.4026-0.520.94
2013Cardinals-0.37-0.500.13-4.44-0.480.881.222-0.33-0.09
2014Cardinals-0.11-2.942.83-2.48-0.280.971.1154-0.440.32
2014Cardinals-0.06-0.060.00-0.52-0.060.951.232-0.06-0.01
Total- - -0.50-21.8022.30-6.88-0.490.981.26128-2.302.81
Postseason- - --0.17-1.301.12-7.12-0.780.911.076-0.590.40

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2010Cardinals66.9% (91.1)6.8% (82.6)0.8% (88.0)13.6% (75.9)11.9% (82.9)   
2011Cardinals58.5% (91.6)10.1% (82.4)5.4% (88.1)11.7% (76.2)9.9% (82.8)3.7% (85.2)0.7% (76.7)1.9%
2012Cardinals60.2% (91.5)12.4% (83.1)4.4% (86.4)10.7% (77.3)8.1% (83.2)2.8% (84.3)1.3% (76.1)0.7%
2013Cardinals57.2% (91.8)14.6% (83.1)3.4% (88.0)12.6% (76.9)10.6% (83.1)1.6% (84.2) 1.6%
2014Cardinals61.2% (91.9)7.7% (83.1)7.5% (88.8)12.4% (77.9)8.6% (83.7)2.5% (84.0)  
Total- - -59.3% (91.6)11.6% (83.0)4.8% (87.7)11.7% (76.9)9.4% (83.1)2.6% (84.6)0.6% (76.3)1.1%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2010Cardinals38.1 %13.6 %8.5 %1.7 % 6.8 %7.6 %11.9 %  11.9 %   
2011Cardinals38.9 %10.9 %3.6 %2.5 % 8.5 %11.6 %11.0 %0.2 % 10.2 % 0.7 % 
2012Cardinals34.5 %14.0 %4.8 %1.9 % 9.9 %14.8 %8.7 %0.3 % 9.4 % 1.2 %0.1 %
2013Cardinals31.2 %13.9 %2.4 %1.5 % 11.5 %15.3 %10.2 %2.1 % 10.5 %   
2014Cardinals33.1 %20.4 %7.3 %1.9 %0.6 %7.4 %8.6 %9.8 %2.5 % 8.3 %   
Total- - -34.8 %14.0 %4.3 %2.0 %0.1 %9.5 %13.1 %9.9 %1.0 % 9.8 % 0.6 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2010Cardinals91.492.988.187.8 88.981.775.6  82.2  
2011Cardinals91.791.188.085.0 90.282.776.381.0 83.0 76.7
2012Cardinals91.791.587.183.9 90.383.076.781.2 83.8 75.7
2013Cardinals92.191.988.282.6 90.583.376.379.6 83.1  
2014Cardinals91.992.088.984.581.791.583.177.180.8 83.6  
Total- - -91.891.787.984.281.790.483.076.580.2 83.3 76.0

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2010Cardinals0.20.7-0.10.5-0.5  0.308.95-7.073.09-3.56  
2011Cardinals-6.6-1.31.31.55.1-0.80.3-0.85-0.961.820.933.85-1.552.97
2012Cardinals-1.2-0.8-3.8-0.3-2.1-1.80.7-0.12-0.41-5.39-0.18-1.60-3.893.25
2013Cardinals2.9-3.21.1-3.0-3.50.0 0.41-1.772.72-1.93-2.62-0.14 
2014Cardinals-3.52.0-0.3-1.42.1-0.1 -0.853.87-0.62-1.633.66-0.69 
Total- - --8.1-2.6-1.8-2.81.2-2.70.9-0.27-0.45-0.74-0.470.25-2.033.16

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2010Cardinals1.0-0.4-0.20.1 -0.11.20.0  -0.8  
2011Cardinals-5.8-0.1-0.90.6 -1.20.02.6-0.2 3.2 0.3
2012Cardinals0.1-2.9-4.7-1.6 1.2-3.20.8-0.2 -1.8 0.9
2013Cardinals2.50.61.90.7 -0.9-3.0-3.7-0.5 -4.7  
2014Cardinals-1.0-2.0-0.40.1-0.4-0.91.4-1.1-0.4 2.8  
Total- - --3.2-4.7-4.3-0.2-0.4-1.9-3.6-1.4-1.2 -1.3 1.2

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2010Cardinals2.13-2.39-2.223.26 -1.0413.18-0.04  -6.01  
2011Cardinals-1.10-0.08-1.801.70 -1.070.011.72-10.53 2.33 2.97
2012Cardinals0.02-1.29-6.08-5.16 0.76-1.350.57-4.19 -1.16 4.90
2013Cardinals0.630.376.383.52 -0.63-1.53-2.89-1.69 -3.56  
2014Cardinals-0.44-1.44-0.850.65-8.81-1.762.40-1.59-2.36 4.93  
Total- - --0.18-0.67-2.01-0.20-8.81-0.40-0.55-0.28-2.47 -0.27 4.28

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2010Cardinals25.0 %80.4 %51.7 %73.3 %91.1 %86.7 %48.3 %51.4 %5.9 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2011Cardinals33.1 %70.9 %49.1 %61.9 %89.2 %78.6 %42.4 %62.1 %10.1 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012Cardinals28.1 %70.4 %46.5 %68.5 %88.5 %81.7 %43.4 %57.5 %8.3 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2013Cardinals30.3 %69.7 %48.4 %65.2 %91.0 %82.2 %45.9 %62.0 %8.3 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
2014Cardinals26.7 %66.2 %44.1 %62.0 %90.8 %81.1 %44.1 %59.2 %8.3 %
2014Average31.3 %65.6 %46.7 %65.9 %87.3 %79.4 %44.9 %60.6 %9.4 %
Total- - -29.8 %70.0 %47.5 %65.0 %89.7 %81.0 %44.0 %60.0 %8.7 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2010Cardinals32.2 %69.5 %50.9 %68.4 %95.1 %86.7 %50.0 %20.5
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Cardinals32.6 %64.7 %48.8 %58.1 %88.5 %78.4 %50.4 %20.7
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Cardinals26.2 %65.8 %46.1 %62.7 %88.9 %81.5 %50.3 %21.9
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Cardinals30.4 %64.7 %48.1 %66.1 %89.3 %82.2 %51.8 %21.7
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Cardinals21.5 %65.2 %43.7 %60.6 %87.9 %81.3 %50.8 %22.7
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
Total- - -28.4 %65.2 %47.1 %62.1 %88.9 %81.0 %50.8 %21.6

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2014CardinalsP100.1000000000 0   .000 
Total- - -P100.1000000000 0   .000 
2012Cardinals1B5018.020300010010    1.000 
2014Cardinals1B4327.024200010010    1.000 
Total- - -1B9345.044500020020    1.000 
2011Cardinals2B18982.224340006150     1.000 
2012Cardinals2B9666626.01372255414216265     .986 
2013Cardinals2B3924237.25592431216160     .974 
2014Cardinals2B2111106.1214711013681     .986 
Total- - -2B1741101052.223739810828229556     .984 
2010Cardinals3B9973.02150004400     1.0001
2011Cardinals3B11761666.051125651131505     .967 
2012Cardinals3B22891.18172100000     .926 
2013Cardinals3B386119.06293214400     .921 
2014Cardinals3B14770.2170000000     1.000 
Total- - -3B200911020.0681931182212305     .9601
2010CardinalsSS101.0010000000     1.0000
2011CardinalsSS131197.017352207342     .963 
2012CardinalsSS2620184.02469853141133     .921 
2013CardinalsSS5548401.2511357342816120     .964 
2014CardinalsSS19998.118293306330     .940 
Total- - -SS11488782.0110269201375533225     .9500

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2014CardinalsP0.10  000              
Total- - -P0.10  000              
2012Cardinals1B18.0 0 011331.0001   0  0.60.10.754.8
2014Cardinals1B27.0 0 00064.6671   0  -0.30.2-0.2-6.1
Total- - -1B45.0 0 01197.7782   0  0.30.20.614.2
2011Cardinals2B82.2 0 0-1-13428.8241   0 0.0-1.20.6-0.6-7.5
2012Cardinals2B626.0 0 000204162.79431   1 -0.1-1.40.3-1.3-2.5
2013Cardinals2B237.2 0 0-3-38567.7887   -1 -0.1-1.9-1.1-3.1-14.2
2014Cardinals2B106.1 1 1133529.8296   -1 0.70.00.00.75.1
Total- - -2B1052.2 1 1-3-1358286.79945   -1 0.4-4.5-0.2-4.3-4.8
2010Cardinals3B73.0 0 0111311.8463  2.0  0.21.50.62.354.3
2011Cardinals3B666.0 0 0-5-614597.66921   4 0.2-5.11.4-3.5-7.7
2012Cardinals3B91.1 0 0-1-12115.7142   0 -0.10.1-0.2-0.1-4.2
2013Cardinals3B119.0 0 1243124.7743   0 0.3-0.2-0.7-0.6-4.2
2014Cardinals3B70.2 0 0-1-194.4442   0 -0.1-1.00.3-0.8-29.9
Total- - -3B1020.0 0 1-4-3219151.69031  2.04 0.5-4.71.4-2.7-4.0
2010CardinalsSS1.0 0 000111.0000  0.0   0.00.00.00.0
2011CardinalsSS97.0 -1 0103627.7503   0 -0.5-0.8-0.4-1.8-20.5
2012CardinalsSS184.0 0 -1-6-77355.75311   0 0.3-0.7-2.9-3.2-18.1
2013CardinalsSS401.2 0 0-7-7130103.79217   -3 0.1-6.90.5-6.4-20.4
2014CardinalsSS98.1 0 -1-4-52921.7244   -1 -0.3-2.2-1.0-3.6-47.0
Total- - -SS782.0 -1 -2-16-19269207.77035  0.0-4 -0.4-10.7-3.8-14.9-22.7

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012Cardinals1B18.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)100.0%      (7)
2014Cardinals1B27.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (7)
Total- - -1B45.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)100.0%    (14)
2012Cardinals2B626.00.0%      (5)28.6%      (7)22.2%      (9)81.8%    (11)73.3%    (15)97.7%  (219)
2013Cardinals2B237.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (3)71.4%     (7)0.0%      (0)94.6%    (93)
2014Cardinals2B106.10.0%      (3)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (2)100.0%      (2)97.6%    (41)
Total- - -2B1052.20.0%      (9)20.0%    (10)15.4%    (13)70.0%    (20)76.5%    (17)96.9%  (353)
2012Cardinals3B91.10.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)50.0%     (4)100.0%      (4)100.0%    (18)
2013Cardinals3B119.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)50.0%     (2)100.0%      (3)96.8%    (31)
2014Cardinals3B70.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (4)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (7)
Total- - -3B1020.00.0%      (2)0.0%      (5)0.0%      (0)50.0%     (6)100.0%      (8)98.2%    (56)
2012CardinalsSS184.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (4)0.0%      (3)66.7%     (3)57.1%      (7)93.4%    (76)
2013CardinalsSS401.20.0%      (0)0.0%    (14)33.3%      (6)25.0%     (8)100.0%    (10)97.6%  (126)
2014CardinalsSS98.10.0%      (1)0.0%      (5)0.0%      (2)50.0%     (2)25.0%      (4)96.7%    (30)
Total- - -SS782.00.0%      (2)0.0%    (23)18.2%    (11)38.5%    (13)71.4%    (21)96.1%  (232)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2011Cardinals845.24465585162657465634
2012Cardinals919.12258615461665863601
2013Cardinals758.1184446484551475047-4
2014Cardinals302.2274341443941434342-2
Total- - -2826.01115554505559585855-1

SeasonTeamPosInnFSRDRSTZLUZRSTDEVERRADR
2010Cardinals3B73.0 12.01.91+/- 02
2010CardinalsSS1.0 00.00.10+/- 00

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2010Cardinals-0.81.22.40.10.42.50.11.14.10.4$1.7 
2011Cardinals-5.00.2-5.91.8-4.7-4.10.810.92.80.3$1.3 
2012Cardinals-13.93.1-3.92.0-10.9-1.90.912.60.70.1$0.3 
2013Cardinals-8.62.3-10.02.7-6.3-7.40.410.2-3.0-0.3($1.6) 
2014Cardinals-2.4-0.9-3.90.6-3.2-3.30.35.2-1.1-0.1($0.7) 
Total- - --30.65.9-21.37.2-24.7-14.22.440.03.50.3$1.1 

  • $1.3m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by St. Louis Cardinals on 1/29/2014 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2014: $1.3M
    • Incentives: $10,000 for 250 plate appearances
    • Agent / Agency: Steve Canter
    • Originally Reported By: Ken Rosenthal
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: twitter.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
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  • 2007 June Amateur Draft - Round: 3, Pick: 18, Overall: 112
    • Team: St. Louis Cardinals
    • School: UC Davis