Daniel Palka

Age: 26
Bats/Throws: L/L
6' 2" / 220
DH/OF

Prospects Report
Team Rank: 11Overall Rank: NAReported: 2017ETA: 2017  
HitGamePowerRawPowerSpeedFieldThrowsFuture Value
40 / 4540 / 5060 / 6050 / 5045 / 5055 / 5540

RotoWire News: Palka will work out at first base during the offseason, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports. (9/30/2018)

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SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2013Diamondbacks (R)5624173638212.0 %18.7 %.200.348.302.386.502.394126    
2013Diamondbacks (A-)125521010112.7 %29.1 %.234.467.340.418.574.452182    
2014Diamondbacks (A)118521226382910.7 %24.8 %.218.294.248.332.466.359125    
2015Diamondbacks (A+)129576299590249.7 %28.5 %.252.353.280.352.532.380135    
2016Twins (AA)79345214265711.0 %29.0 %.277.324.270.348.547.402155    
2016Twins (AAA)5422313312528.1 %38.6 %.251.324.232.296.483.346120    
2017Twins (R)620142110.0 %5.0 %.167.250.278.350.444.378128    
2017Twins (AAA)8436211474217.5 %22.1 %.157.329.274.329.431.336109    
2018THE BAT31411208.1 %34.1 %.182.278.208.275.390.28374    
2018Depth Charts31412207.5 %31.7 %.190.284.222.282.412.294820.0-0.3-0.20.0
2018Steamer31311207.5 %30.1 %.179.286.224.286.403.293810.0-0.3-0.20.0
2018ZiPS11248423575867.4 %33.3 %.201.282.219.279.421.29682-0.7-11.2-8.6-0.3
2018White Sox (AAA)17733117113.7 %28.8 %.190.385.286.384.476.381143    
2018White Sox12444927566726.7 %34.1 %.245.308.240.294.484.329109-0.83.9-12.10.7
Total- - -12444927566726.7 %34.1 %.245.308.240.294.484.329109-0.83.9-12.10.7

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2013Diamondbacks (R)5620524162352007363829045250422.302
2013Diamondbacks (A-)124755161112210107116010110.340
2014Diamondbacks (A)118455521113632352263825631294601093.248
2015Diamondbacks (A+)129511576143753632995905621644503247.280
2016Twins (AA)793003458144124214265380100160474.270
2016Twins (AAA)54203223472212013312518186110121.232
2017Twins (R)618205400142201000010.278
2017Twins (AAA)84332362916413311474227380120412.274
2018THE BAT312143110112105000000.208
2018Depth Charts313143200122104000 00.222
2018Steamer312133200112104000 00.224
2018ZiPS1124424849756162235758362161240564.219
2018White Sox (AAA)176373181230311710121000112.286
2018White Sox12441744910055153275667303153200721.240
Total- - -12441744910055153275667303153200721.240

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2013Diamondbacks (R)12.0 %18.7 %0.64.302.386.502.888.2002.8.348  -0.4469.4.394126
2013Diamondbacks (A-)12.7 %29.1 %0.44.340.418.574.993.2347.0.467  0.1115.0.452182
2014Diamondbacks (A)10.7 %24.8 %0.43.248.332.466.798.2185.5.294  0.57615.2.359125
2015Diamondbacks (A+)9.7 %28.5 %0.34.280.352.532.885.2526.4.353  1.89926.0.380135
2016Twins (AA)11.0 %29.0 %0.38.270.348.547.894.2775.4.324  -0.45820.7.402155
2016Twins (AAA)8.1 %38.6 %0.21.232.296.483.779.2513.3.324  -0.1294.8.346120
2017Twins (R)10.0 %5.0 %2.00.278.350.444.794.1676.4.250  0.230.7.378128
2017Twins (AAA)7.5 %22.1 %0.34.274.329.431.759.1573.6.329  -0.7453.6.336109
2018THE BAT8.1 %34.1 %0.24.208.275.390.665.1820.1.278  0.01-0.4.28374
2018Depth Charts7.5 %31.7 %0.24.222.282.412.694.1901.6.2840.0 0.01-0.3.29482
2018Steamer7.5 %30.1 %0.25.224.286.403.688.1790.1.2860.0 0.01-0.3.29381
2018ZiPS7.4 %33.3 %0.22.219.279.421.700.2014.2.282  -0.749-10.4.29682
2018White Sox (AAA)13.7 %28.8 %0.48.286.384.476.860.1902.7.385  -0.6123.5.381143
2018White Sox6.7 %34.1 %0.20.240.294.484.778.2453.9.308-0.70.1-0.2585.2.329109
2018Average8.5 %22.3 %0.38.248.318.409.728.1615.0.296     .315 
Total- - -6.7 %34.1 %0.20.240.294.484.778.2453.9.308-0.70.1-0.2585.2.329109

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2013Diamondbacks (R)1.0519.9 %41.0 %39.1 %15.9 %11.1 %  56.4 %20.6 %23.0 %   
2013Diamondbacks (A-)1.2719.4 %45.2 %35.5 %27.3 %18.2 %  50.0 %21.9 %28.1 %   
2014Diamondbacks (A)0.9311.3 %42.8 %45.9 %21.3 %14.7 %  50.0 %18.4 %31.6 %   
2015Diamondbacks (A+)1.0416.6 %42.6 %40.8 %15.7 %20.7 %  40.7 %29.1 %30.2 %   
2016Twins (AA)1.0618.9 %41.8 %39.3 %19.0 %26.6 %  42.0 %29.0 %29.0 %   
2016Twins (AAA)0.8717.1 %38.5 %44.4 %17.3 %25.0 %  41.5 %28.0 %30.5 %   
2017Twins (R)0.8010.0 %40.0 %50.0 %20.0 %20.0 %  40.0 %40.0 %20.0 %   
2017Twins (AAA)1.1518.1 %43.8 %38.2 %29.5 %11.6 %  37.4 %25.2 %37.4 %   
2018White Sox (AAA)0.9511.9 %42.9 %45.2 %26.3 %15.8 %  45.2 %21.4 %33.3 %   
2018White Sox1.2116.3 %45.8 %37.9 %10.0 %27.0 %9.9 %0.0 %45.5 %33.7 %20.8 %20.5 %43.2 %36.4 %
Total- - -1.2116.3 %45.8 %37.9 %10.0 %27.0 %9.9 %0.0 %45.5 %33.7 %20.8 %20.5 %43.2 %36.4 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2013Diamondbacks (R)66633210   130306436
2013Diamondbacks (A-)141163   3481115
2014Diamondbacks (A)1401503732   3067731079
2015Diamondbacks (A+)1461405722   3849731357
2016Twins (AA)84793815   5578161373
2016Twins (AAA)4552209   310565875
2017Twins (R)4511   51419
2017Twins (AAA)109954528   4678651332
2018White Sox (AAA)181955   119167286
2018White Sox1211004310120067011691839
Total- - -1211004310120067011691839

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2018White Sox1.40-7.829.221.500.120.982.60190.331.10
Total- - -1.40-7.829.221.500.120.982.60190.331.10

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2018White Sox51.3% (93.3)16.7% (83.9)3.0% (88.6)14.6% (79.5)12.8% (85.1)1.5% (85.8) 0.6%
Total- - -51.3% (93.3)16.7% (83.9)3.0% (88.6)14.6% (79.5)12.8% (85.1)1.5% (85.8) 0.6%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2018White Sox34.1 %11.9 %3.9 %1.7 % 5.8 %14.6 %12.4 %3.3 % 12.3 %   
Total- - -34.1 %11.9 %3.9 %1.7 % 5.8 %14.6 %12.4 %3.3 % 12.3 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2018White Sox93.393.387.185.0 92.184.578.681.4 85.1  
Total- - -93.393.387.185.0 92.184.578.681.4 85.1  

SeasonTeamFA%FC%FS%SI%CH%SL%CU%CS%KN%SB%XX%
2018White Sox36.5 %3.2 %1.9 %14.9 %12.4 %17.0 %14.1 %    
Total- - -36.5 %3.2 %1.9 %14.9 %12.4 %17.0 %14.1 %    

SeasonTeamvFAvFCvFSvSIvCHvSLvCUvCSvKNvSB
2018White Sox93.788.685.193.285.584.379.3   
Total- - -93.788.685.193.285.584.379.3   

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2018White Sox8.20.9-0.5-3.71.21.2 0.870.29-0.93-1.400.504.28 
Total- - -8.20.9-0.5-3.71.21.2 0.870.29-0.93-1.400.504.28 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2018White Sox7.72.00.31.4 -1.7-0.8-3.7-0.8 1.1  
Total- - -7.72.00.31.4 -1.7-0.8-3.7-0.8 1.1  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2018White Sox1.220.910.364.39 -1.60-0.31-1.61-1.27 0.49  
Total- - -1.220.910.364.39 -1.60-0.31-1.61-1.27 0.49  

SeasonTeamwFAwFCwFSwSIwCHwSLwCUwCSwKNwSB
2018White Sox8.81.91.1-2.1 -1.1-4.4   
Total- - -8.81.91.1-2.1 -1.1-4.4   

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFC/CwFS/CwSI/CwCH/CwSL/CwCU/CwCS/CwKN/CwSB/C
2018White Sox1.303.253.25-0.780.54-0.35-1.70   
Total- - -1.303.253.25-0.780.54-0.35-1.70   

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2018White Sox34.7 %69.9 %48.9 %47.1 %78.5 %65.2 %40.5 %61.5 %16.9 %
2018Average30.9 %67.3 %46.6 %62.8 %85.5 %77.0 %43.0 %60.6 %10.7 %
Total- - -34.7 %69.9 %48.9 %47.1 %78.5 %65.2 %40.5 %61.5 %16.9 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2018White Sox35.2 %66.8 %48.8 %43.8 %80.2 %65.2 %43.1 %21.9
2018Average30.4 %64.4 %46.6 %60.1 %85.6 %76.9 %47.7 %23.5
Total- - -35.2 %66.8 %48.8 %43.8 %80.2 %65.2 %43.1 %21.9

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2018White Sox35.8 %66.2 %48.8 %43.5 %80.4 %64.9 %42.8 %22.2
Total- - -35.8 %66.2 %48.8 %43.5 %80.4 %64.9 %42.8 %22.2

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2018White SoxLF2622193.03410000000     1.000 
Total- - -LF2622193.03410000000     1.000 
2018White Sox (AAA)RF1515133.22210  0          
2018White SoxRF4340333.15820000100     1.000 
Total- - -RF4340333.15820000100     1.000 
2018White SoxOF6962526.19230000100     1.000 
Total- - -OF6962526.19230000100     1.000 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSZrCERArSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2018White SoxLF193.0    10-2-12925.8629 1.5 -1.20.20.4-3.1
Total- - -LF193.0    10-2-12925.8629 1.5 -1.20.20.4-3.1
2018White SoxRF333.1    0-1-9-104742.89417 0.2 -5.40.4-4.8-22.6
Total- - -RF333.1    0-1-9-104742.89417 0.2 -5.40.4-4.8-22.6
2018White SoxOF526.1    1-1-11-117667.88226 1.7 -6.60.6-4.4-15.7
Total- - -OF526.1    1-1-11-117667.88226 1.7 -6.60.6-4.4-15.7

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2018White SoxLF193.00.0%    (14)0.0%      (3)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (2)100.0%      (3)100.0%    (29)
Total- - -LF193.00.0%    (14)0.0%      (3)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (2)100.0%      (3)100.0%    (29)
2018White SoxRF333.10.0%    (20)0.0%      (3)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (6)40.0%      (5)93.3%    (60)
Total- - -RF333.10.0%    (20)0.0%      (3)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (6)40.0%      (5)93.3%    (60)
2018White SoxOF526.10.0%    (34)0.0%      (6)0.0%      (2)0.0%     (8)62.5%      (8)95.5%    (89)
Total- - -OF526.10.0%    (34)0.0%      (6)0.0%      (2)0.0%     (8)62.5%      (8)95.5%    (89)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2018White Sox4.8-0.8-4.4-7.73.9-12.11.313.46.70.7$5.5 
Total- - -4.8-0.8-4.4-7.73.9-12.11.313.46.70.7$5.5 

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  • 2013 June Amateur Draft - Round: 3, Pick: 15, Overall: 88
    • Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
    • School: Georgia Tech
  • 2010 June Amateur Draft - Round: 19, Pick: 26, Overall: 591
    • Team: Philadelphia Phillies
    • School: Greer HS