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Birth Date3-17-1993
Height6' 4"
Weight225 lbs
Age25 years, 11 months, 3 days
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MLB Statistics

2017 PHI 24 50 212 44 7 0 18 37 46 3 2 0 .259 .396 .618 151 14.1 -0.1 -1.2 1.6
2018 PHI 25 153 660 137 38 0 34 87 150 9 5 3 .246 .354 .496 129 25.1 0.2 -0.5 3.9

Statistics for All Levels

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2014 WPT A- 70 273 .247 .309 .347 .268 97 -0.1 4.1 -2.6 120 0 0.2 -0.2 -1.3 0.0
2015 LWD A 68 290 .258 .321 .374 .369 89 27 8.0 -5.1 164 0 -0.8 -1.6 13.4 1.5
2015 CLR A+ 67 277 .260 .318 .359 .367 100 21.1 7.5 -4.8 167 0 1.3 -1.7 12.6 1.6
2015 SYD Wnt 34 149 .000 .000 .000 .327 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 REA AA 135 589 .258 .326 .388 .297 115 33.6 15.9 -10.2 140 0 -0.6 -1.1 13.6 1.9
2016 GIG Wnt 21 88 .000 .000 .000 .220 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 PHI MLB 50 212 .256 .326 .427 .241 92 23.9 6.2 -2.6 151 13 -1.2 -0.1 14.1 1.6
2017 LEH AAA 115 475 .255 .322 .393 .281 100 32.9 14.1 -8.8 157 0 -9.7 -0.6 23.4 1.8
2018 PHI MLB 153 660 .250 .319 .411 .272 96 33.9 18.5 -5.2 129 8 -0.5 0.2 25.1 3.9

Statistics For All Levels

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2014 WPT A- 273 245 30 58 15 0 9 100 40 21 54 3 3 .237 .311 .408 .171 1
2015 SYD Wnt 149 131 22 39 14 0 5 68 28 11 23 2 1 .298 .376 .519 .221 1 0
2015 CLR A+ 277 243 47 77 19 2 8 124 39 29 49 2 0 .317 .394 .510 .193 2 0
2015 LWD A 290 255 39 82 17 4 9 134 51 26 50 2 4 .322 .397 .525 .204 2 0
2016 REA AA 589 498 95 140 26 1 38 282 116 71 125 8 3 .281 .377 .566 .285 9 0
2016 GIG Wnt 88 76 9 17 2 0 4 31 16 8 14 3 1 .224 .318 .408 .184 1 0
2017 LEH AAA 475 401 78 114 24 4 29 233 91 64 75 4 2 .284 .385 .581 .297 5 0
2017 PHI MLB 212 170 37 44 7 0 18 105 48 37 46 2 0 .259 .396 .618 .359 2 0
2018 PHI MLB 660 558 89 137 38 0 34 277 96 87 150 5 3 .246 .354 .496 .251 5 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2017 987 0.4661 0.3820 0.7931 0.5696 0.2182 0.8855 0.5826 0.2069 0.0000
2018 2908 0.4801 0.3906 0.7817 0.5860 0.2103 0.8619 0.5755 0.2183 0.0000

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation


Year Team Salary
2018 PHI $552,500
2017 PHI $
1 yrPrevious$552,500
1 yrTotal$552,500


Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 53 dBoras Corp.1 year/$0.5525M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5525M (2018). Re-signed by Philadelphia 3/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Contract selected by Philadelphia 8/10/17.
  • Drafted by Philadelphia 2014 (5-142) (Sacramento State). $0.3497M signing bonus (slot amount).

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2018-12-10 16:00:00 (link to chat)I have Freddie Freeman and Rhys Hoskins in a 12 team H2H points dynasty (50 player rosters including minors). Would you deal either of them for Vlad Jr straight up?
(Jake from Celina, Oh)
I think you could probably get all but the top few hitters right now, so I'd be inclined to say yes. Definitely Hoskins if you can get it, Freeman's closer but based on where Vlad's value is at in dynasty, he's worth more than that too. (Darius Austin)
2018-09-18 19:00:00 (link to chat)Fill in the blank: Pete Alonso is ____% of Rhys Hoskins.
(nschaef from NYC)
65? He obviously could be higher (80/85?) but I'm reluctant to put an aggressive grade on a hitter who did most of his damage in Vegas. (Mike Gianella)
2018-04-20 12:00:00 (link to chat)Do we have to start taking peter Alonso more seriously each week? Dude has been mashing, is in better shape and the exit velos have been great. Obviously comparisons are imperfect and often unfair, but is he potentially of the Rhys Hoskins mold?
(Mr. P from Nyc)
Rhys Hoskins is going to ruin people on R/R 1B for a decade. I will say that even the people who like Alonso tend to see him more as a solid regular than that level of star. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2018-05-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)Peter Alonso is going bananas. Will the Mets call him up this year or pretend he has defensive liabilities in order to stall his clock?
(Peach from GA)
It's really tough to say with the Mets and their front office. I agree with Jarrett Seidler's statement on the For All You Kids Out There podcast that bringing him up early and letting him sink or swim might give the Mets the most information early ... but I think it'll be July before the Mets are willing to cut bait on Adrian Gonzalez.

Look, I too want Alonso to be Rhys Hoskins. (Even though he's a University of Florida guy.) But with so many options (good or no) at or near the majors in Wilmer Flores, Jay Bruce, Michael Conforto, Dominic Smith, and Gonzalez, I absolutely see the Mets slow-playing Alonso until this fall, even though it's probably not best for business. (Bryan Grosnick)
2018-02-06 15:00:00 (link to chat)After selling at the deadline last season, I have a lot of keeper options to sort through. I am in a standard 12-team mixed-league 5x5 roto league with a $260 budget, but we use OBP instead of AVG and SV + 1/2 H instead of just saves. We can keep 5 MLB players; the first year without a price increase, in subsequent years price goes up $10 each year. We can also keep one minor leaguer (I have both Mejia and Acuna and could burn an MLB slot on one of them if I want) I have the following possible keepers: Nomar Mazara $11 Justin Turner $9 Gio Gonzalez $4 Jerad Eickhoff $2 Jon Gray $2 Julio Teheran $2 Orlando Arcia $2 Joey Gallo $1 Rafael Devers $1 Rhys Hoskins $1 Travis Shaw $1 Francisco Mejia $1 Ronald Acuna $1 Which 6 would you keep?
(bmmcmahon from Los Angeles)
As much as I think he's the safest bet here, I'm tempted to throw back Turner just based the on the savings and your quantity of $1 options. I'll say Turner, Gallo, Devers, Hoskins, Shaw, Acuna, but I wouldn't blame you for saving the money on Turner and keeping Gray instead. (Darius Austin)
2017-08-28 13:00:00 (link to chat)Can you name some of the big names you expect to be called up when rosters expand? Anybody you're looking forward to seeing?
(Paddy from Ireland )
As a Phillies fan, I'm kind of excited to see what JP Crawford can do, if anything at all. Brent Honeywell, for the Rays, is going to be interesting too (if they decide to pull the trigger, and that's no sure thing in Tampa Bay). A lot of my favorite guys -- Moncada, Giolito, Rhys Hoskins, et al -- have already been called up before rosters expand, so this is a tough one for me.

I hope some team does a hyper-aggressive promotion, like Nick Gordon or Brendan Rodgers or something. (Trevor Strunk)
2017-09-12 23:00:00 (link to chat)Meg, What is Rhys Hoskins' ceiling?
(Bloodybaboon from New York)
High? Very high up there? Taller than the Empire State Building-- shorter than the Cascades. Realistically, we're probably looking at it. I wouldn't think he'll hit home runs at quite this rate going forward (in the time it has taken me to type this, he has homered again, probably. Unreal.), but this looks pretty real. The contact is good, the weird outfield experiment seems to be nearing an end. He looks to have settled a lot of questions. This or something like it over a season would be a pretty nifty ceiling, and it's cool for Phillies fans to have this to root for. (Megan Rowley)
2017-07-31 23:00:00 (link to chat)If I have Victor Robles, Ronald Acuna, Rhys Hoskins, Eloy Jimenez, Kyle Tucker, Juan Soto and Fernando Tatis Jr on my minor league dynasty roster, who do I drop, if anyone, to add Bo Bichette?
(Steve from AZ)
Uh...I think I speak for all of us when I say $#%& YOU! I dunno man, trade one of those dudes (Soto? Tatis? Hoskins?) for an awesome player, immediately pick up Bichette, cackle, remember you're supposed to act like you've been there before, take a breath, compose yourself, lose control, cackle again. (Wilson Karaman)
2017-07-06 12:00:00 (link to chat)Asking about a couple of guys who just mash with the bat in Willie Calhoun and Rhys Hoskins. Obviously the defensive profile makes them difficult to run too far up the list, but the bats seem very potent. Would we have seen them had we extended this list a bit further?
(John from Phoenix)
More than a bit further to get to those two, but we'd get there before I ran out of spots I think. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2017-06-27 20:00:00 (link to chat)Understanding that Bellinger is an outlier - who are some 1B prospects currently in the minors ready to contribute at a MLB level?
(Baseballdeity from Chi Town)
Bellinger is a literal unicorn. Rhys Hoskins and Dom Smith are probably both as ready as they're going to be. (Jarrett Seidler)
2017-05-15 17:00:00 (link to chat)Rhys Hoskins is smashing and bashing with great obp and k/bb. Do you see a successful mlb career in his future?
(Snickers from Sharon (MA))
Yes. I see him as a solid every day player for a few years, even if he is never a top-echelon superstar. (Mike Gianella)
2017-05-22 23:00:00 (link to chat)Thoughts on Rhys Hoskins from a fantasy perspective?
(Chad from MA)
At some point dudes who hit are hitters, right? Certainly worth a speculative add at this point wherever it makes sense format-wise to see if he gets a shot this year and can translate it. If nothing else he's provided us with a periodically helpful reminder that not everything who hits well in a hitter's park and moves up will automatically start immediately sucking thereafter.

The Scientist dub on the back end of that Wailing Souls cut is just delightful, btw. (Wilson Karaman)
2017-05-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)Never all that heralded coming up, but it's hard to ignore what Rhys Hoskins is doing to AAA pitching... average, power, walks, not a ton of strikeouts. What do you think the future has in store for him?
(Chris from NJ)
These guys are always tricky because the line between Role 5 first baseman and role 4s is so thin. I like Hoskins but you have to hit a ton as a RHH first baseman to hold down the fort. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2017-04-28 13:30:00 (link to chat)I picked up Rhys Hoskins in my 20-team dynasty league. Smart move? Way premature? Bad move?
(Patrick from Canada)
I'm honestly shocked he wasn't taken before recently since he smashed 38 homers last year. Not premature, no, but I'm not going to go to the mat for Hoskins. First base profiles are tough and I'm not sure his tools make him anything more than a platoon type for it, which isn't an ideal use of a roster spot for most teams. Always possible he overshoots that and it's fine to gamble on those guys in deep leagues. (Craig Goldstein)
2017-04-28 13:30:00 (link to chat)Being offered Blake Rutherford for Rhys Hoskins. Crazy not to accept, right? Then why do I feel a little unsure, given that all Hoskins has done is hit the last two years? Essentially - who's gonna be the best bat? 17-team dynasty league, 340+ minor leaguers rostered. Thanks!
(Ted from Wilmington)
I'd take Rutherford pretty quick (Craig Goldstein)
2016-10-06 14:00:00 (link to chat)Can Dylan Cozens or Rhys Hoskins make enough contact at the major league level for their power to show?
(Kingpin from Grinnell, IA)
Hoskins has less power, but more feel. He's also older and a first baseman. Internally, I am getting better reports on Cozens than I have in the past (or that I've seen from him in person), but I just wouldn't be surprised if he is a slugging-heavy .750 OPS guy in LHV next year. The back end of the Phillies Top Ten is going to be very fluid, depending on how you want to weight floor versus upside. The copout answer is both end up somewhere in the fringy/second-division starter range, (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2016-09-08 19:00:00 (link to chat)Why isn't Rhys Hoskins getting more love from the fantasy community? I am driving the bus. All aboard!
(Ray from Nj)
Context matters. Especially in the case of Hoskins and Dylan Cozens. Reading is a notorious hitters haven that has inflated home run totals for a number of prospects in recent years. Here's the other problem. The bar for a first basemen to be relevant in a standard mixed leagues is so high. I'm just not intrigued by Hoskins at all from a fantasy standpoint. Sorry. (George Bissell)
2016-08-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)Has Dom smith's 2016 changed your outlook on him at all? Personally I'm a big fan, think he can do .290/350/.460
(Ricky from Umass )
I am a little surprised it took a full hour to get a Dom question. So I saw him in April and there was a bit more pull side raw in BP, and that jibes with reports I have gotten since then. We are talking like 55 raw though, and hey, if he taps into that given his hit tool, that plays. It's still an extreme opposite field approach though, so I do wonder if the power does play, the two weeks where he went off notwithstanding. The body is still a concern of course, and I think you can get him out with soft stuff away/hard stuff in. He could definitely put up that line, that's an everyday first baseman, but if he is only .280/.340/.440, you get James Loney. And he still has to get to that. I had him as likely 45 coming into the season, may get bumped to a 50 this offseason. That's a guy that will be in discussion for a spot at the back of the 101. But to tie it back in with an earlier topic, this isn't Rhys Hoskins pop at this level. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2016-08-11 14:00:00 (link to chat)Could you please rank these prospects by offensive potential only, disregarding defense: Matt Chapman, Dylan Cozens, Rhys Hoskins, Christin Stewart, Bobby Bradley, and Dan Vogelbach?
(cracker73 from Florida )
Off the top of my head: Vogelbach, Bradley, Cozens, Stewart, Hoskins, Chapman. (J.P. Breen)
2015-12-15 14:00:00 (link to chat)Is Rhys Hoskins an org guy, MLB regular, or star. Same question for Jeimer Candelario. Thanks Chris.
(sbnbaseball from NYC)
I think he's closer to an org guy than MLB regular. A nice bench bat, perhaps. Candelario probably needs to change organizations. (Christopher Crawford)

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