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Birth Date4-29-1994
Height5' 10"
Weight180 lbs
Age24 years, 11 months, 24 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2015
2016
2017
0.22018
-0.12019
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2018 PHI 24 147 484 102 23 2 8 24 126 3 10 3 .226 .267 .338 70 -16.0 2.1 -3.0 0.2
2019 PHI 25 14 35 13 4 0 2 1 5 2 1 0 .406 .457 .719 120 0.7 -0.7 1.4 0.3
Career16151911527210251315113.238.279.36473-15.31.5-1.50.5

Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2015 LWD A SAL 66 282 .254 .317 .375 .287 87 -2.3 7.8 -0.4 92 0 0.7 2.6 -7.3 0.4
2016 CLR A+ FSL 94 420 .253 .321 .363 .334 98 13.5 12.0 -0.9 140 0 7.7 1.6 7.4 2.9
2016 REA AA EAS 37 166 .262 .333 .400 .306 116 -6.7 4.5 -0.2 62 0 -1.4 1.9 -8.9 -0.4
2016 SCO Wnt AFL 20 88 .000 .000 .000 .288 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 REA AA EAS 69 317 .256 .325 .398 .324 106 23.7 8.6 -1.2 148 0 1.7 2.7 9.8 2.3
2017 LEH AAA INT 63 286 .249 .313 .378 .348 102 2.9 8.5 -0.4 109 0 1.6 -1.2 -0.8 0.8
2018 PHI MLB NL 147 484 .250 .322 .410 .291 95 -16.3 13.6 5.1 70 8 -3.0 2.1 -16.0 0.2
2019 PHI MLB NL 14 35 .258 .340 .449 .440 99 6.2 1.0 0.2 120 29 1.4 -0.7 0.7 0.3

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2015 LWD A SAL 282 252 43 63 9 2 3 85 21 18 43 11 1 .250 .314 .337 .087 3 2
2016 REA AA EAS 166 156 16 39 7 0 2 52 18 5 36 4 2 .250 .273 .333 .083 3 1
2016 CLR A+ FSL 420 375 60 110 29 3 3 154 28 33 54 26 5 .293 .360 .411 .117 2 3
2016 SCO Wnt AFL 88 77 8 18 3 0 1 24 6 7 18 5 0 .234 .294 .312 .078 1 3
2017 LEH AAA INT 286 265 41 78 11 3 8 119 21 13 58 10 2 .294 .337 .449 .155 2 1
2017 REA AA EAS 317 278 62 87 18 5 18 169 44 28 51 19 3 .313 .379 .608 .295 4 3
2018 PHI MLB NL 484 452 55 102 23 2 8 153 35 24 126 10 3 .226 .267 .338 .113 5 0
2019 PHI MLB NL 35 32 5 13 4 0 2 23 6 1 5 1 0 .406 .457 .719 .313 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2018 1958 0.4857 0.5072 0.7090 0.6225 0.3982 0.7804 0.6035 0.2910 0.0000
2019 142 0.4155 0.5352 0.7105 0.6780 0.4337 0.8250 0.5833 0.2895 0.0000
Career21000.48100.50910.70910.62630.40060.78340.60210.29090.0000

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

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2024 PHI $1,000,000
2023 PHI $8,250,000
2022 PHI $6,250,000
2021 PHI $4,250,000
2020 PHI $1,750,000
2019 PHI $1,500,000
2018 PHI $1,000,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$1,000,000
2019Current$1,500,000
2 yrPvs + Cur$2,500,000
5 yrFuture$21,500,000
7 yrTotal$24,000,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 0 dPSI Sports6 years/$24M (2018-23), 2024-26 options

Details
  • 6 years/$24M (2018-23), plus 2024-26 club options. Signed extension with Philadelphia 3/25/18. $1.5M signing bonus. 18:$0.75M, 19:$1.25M, 20:$1.5M, 21:$4M, 22:$6M, 23:$8M, 24:$13M club option ($1M buyout), 25:$14M club option, 26:$15M club option.

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ VORP FRAA WARP
90o 353 43 88 16 2 10 38 23 83 11 3 .273 .327 .429 91 11.3 2B 1, 3B 0 1.2
80o 334 39 80 15 2 9 35 20 80 10 2 .261 .312 .412 84 6.7 2B 1, 3B 0 0.7
70o 321 37 74 14 2 8 32 19 78 9 2 .251 .302 .393 79 3.6 2B 1, 3B 0 0.4
60o 310 34 69 13 2 7 30 18 76 8 2 .242 .291 .375 74 1.2 2B 1, 3B 0 0.2
50o 299 32 64 12 1 7 28 17 74 8 2 .232 .282 .359 70 -0.9 2B 1, 3B 0 -0.1
40o 288 30 60 11 1 7 27 16 73 7 2 .226 .275 .353 65 -2.9 2B 1, 3B 0 -0.3
30o 277 28 55 10 1 6 25 14 71 7 2 .215 .262 .332 61 -4.8 2B 1, 3B 0 -0.5
20o 264 26 52 10 1 6 23 13 68 6 2 .212 .259 .335 55 -6.9 2B 1, 3B 0 -0.7
10o 245 23 44 8 1 5 20 12 65 6 1 .193 .238 .303 48 -9.4 2B 1, 3B 0 -1.0
Weighted Mean3023365121729177582.234.283.36071-0.32B 1, 3B 00.0

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2018-06-20 19:00:00 (link to chat)Can you name some guys you think are good buy low candidates in dynasty. Hoskins, Conforto, L Castillo, etc?
(Hobbs from NY Knights)
Manuel Margot, Jon Gray, Scott Kingery. (Mike Gianella)
2018-05-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)Scott Kingery has sure cooled off. Is he heading to the minors, or are they going to stick with him?
(Buddy from Peoria, IL)
They've got so many options in the bigs that it may just be the best idea to send him down. He clearly needs consistent ABs. (Anthony Rescan)
2018-04-10 13:00:00 (link to chat)Assuming health of course, what do you expect from Scott Kingery over a full season?
(Buddy from Peoria, IL)
For this year, Kingery's best tool is his speed, where he may reach 20 SB if lucky. He's not going to help you in average, but he shouldn't hurt -- something near .250-.260 is reasonable. Power is still developing, but 10-12 HR seems right. I wouldn't project him for 15+ HR, but then, no one pegged Lindor for 30 HR, so what do we know? In redraft leagues, I didn't pay for Kingery's hype. In keeper leagues, of course he's a great investment. (Kevin Jebens)
2018-02-28 20:00:00 (link to chat)What are your thoughts on Scott Kingery? Can he sustain his power production from last year?
(Cheryl from Rubbing on Clint)
I think he does keep some of it, but not as much as his biggest optimists might hope. Notice that it dropped after he left the launch pad that is Reading (though to be fair he hit them on the road and not just at home while at Double-A). (Eddy Almaguer)
2017-08-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)My farm consists of Gleyber Torres, Vlad Guerrero Jr, Franklin Barreto, Austin Meadows, Scott Kingery, Mickey Moniak, Blake Rutherford, Michael Kopech, Mitch Keller and Tyler Mahle. Plus recently graduated Amed Rosario, Bradley Zimmer and Clint Frazier. Is there any positions or areas I should focus on as I work to be competitive in 2019?
(Trip from SC)
Trip. Dude. You're kidding me, right? That is a ridiculous farm system, and seems pretty well-timed for your 2019 target date. I mean, really.

Just to be sure, I checked with Scooter Hotz of our prospects team. His take: "I agree with your assessment. I would also add that with prospects, donít worry about positional need. Focus on getting the best prospects regardless of position. If you end up with a surplus of players at a position in the majors, use the trade market to re-organize your roster positionally. That will give you more value than prioritizing positional need over getting the best player available."

(I will note that Scooter and I are in a fantasy league together. I've spent the entire year with a surplus of OFs and a lack of RPs, and he had a surplus of RPs and a lack of OFs, and we never got it together to make a trade. So do as we say, not as we do) (Rob Mains)
2017-07-12 13:00:00 (link to chat)Views on Scott Kingery?
(Bill from Idaho)
Not sure I have too much to add above and beyond what our prospect team had on him in the recent midseason 50 where he weighed in at 50: http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=32224

Second basemen can sometimes get overlooked, but if he keeps doing what he's doing--as indicated in that blurb--maybe he's underrated. (Nick Schaefer)
2017-06-27 20:00:00 (link to chat)Scott Kingery or JP Crawford in dynasty league? Do you still have any hope JP Crawford can be better once he reaches majors (like Lindor)? Does he have a Lindor like ceiling still?
(Charley from SC)
I'd take Crawford, so yes, I still have hope. But Lindor? Man, Lindor barely had a Lindor-like ceiling, MLB Lindor is a very very very high percentile outcome for Prospect Lindor. (Jarrett Seidler)
2017-06-13 12:00:00 (link to chat)Please rank the following based on fantasy profile long-term: Jake Bauers, Nick Williams, Scott Kingery, Shed Long, Austin Hays, Ryan Mountcastle. Thanks!
(Fred from Scottsdale)
Williams, Mountcastle, Kingery, Hays, Long, Bauers.

It's tough because you've got some speed-only types in there and at that point it really just depends what you're looking for on your team. I have never been on Bauers, so there might be some bias there. (Craig Goldstein)
2017-05-22 23:00:00 (link to chat)Scott Kingery - kind of exciting, feels like more than Reading inflation.
(kc from va)
I know he added a bunch of good weight in the off-season, and he hit 36 doubles last year, so it's not *totally* out of the blue that he's hitting more dingers in one of the best parks to do so. I think he's a solid player, may push 50 game power at maturity. (Wilson Karaman)
2017-01-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)will Scott Kingery develop enough to become an everday player? Good numbers, speed, defense for level so far... but Philly could spend it's cash for expensive options. Not to mention Galvis could bump there when Crawford established.
(Roger from Roger)
Jesus, am I about to type "I don't know if Scott Kingery is an upgrade over Freddy Galvis?" Yeah, he might not be. Kingery seems like one of those dudes that is nice to have, but one you generally don't want to have as a starter. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2016-07-26 13:00:00 (link to chat)How would you project Cristin Stewart's and Scott Kingery's hit/power in the show?
(Thomas from TX)
Stewart projects to have more power in the majors. Kingery's expected to take over for Chase Utley, but he likely doesn't have the power Utley has. The Phillies are advancing him through the ranks pretty quickly, with his Double-A promotion, so we might learn the answer to at least Kingery's power-potential pretty soon. (Jessica Quiroli)


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