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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 29)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date7-18-1989
Height6' 0"
Weight205 lbs
Age30 years, 3 months, 2 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
0.82015
1.12016
0.72017
0.42018
1.12019
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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
2013 MIA 23 57 233 46 10 2 9 11 56 7 1 0 .214 .275 .405 89 -2.4 0.7 -3.7 0.0
2014 MIA 24 49 183 36 6 2 5 13 38 10 1 0 .228 .326 .386 105 1.0 2.9 1.1 1.1
2015 MIA 25 90 289 64 14 3 10 23 65 13 0 2 .256 .346 .456 107 3.5 0.8 -3.4 0.8
2016 MIA 26 128 412 98 20 5 7 32 84 24 1 0 .279 .374 .425 102 1.8 -1.1 -0.7 1.1
2017 MIA 27 135 464 101 22 5 13 36 98 18 0 1 .249 .334 .424 96 -0.7 0.5 -7.9 0.7
2018 MIA 28 149 551 132 26 2 16 29 140 21 2 0 .265 .330 .421 100 2.0 1.7 -10.5 0.4
2019 CIN 29 113 306 47 8 2 19 28 74 25 1 1 .187 .328 .462 113 6.6 1.5 -4.8 1.1
Career7212438524106217917255511864.246.334.42710212.07.0-30.05.1

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
2010 HUD A- NYP 45 198 .254 .326 .364 .348 97 5 5.6 0.7 112 0 0.0 -0.7 2.6 0.8
2011 BGR A MID 127 538 .247 .319 .365 .331 97 27.4 15.6 6.4 135 0 -7.6 -2.4 16.0 2.9
2012 PCH A+ FSL 98 417 .262 .329 .383 .329 104 9.4 12.5 3.8 116 0 -9.7 3.2 6.2 1.6
2012 MNT AA SOU 34 146 .251 .329 .377 .340 108 -0.9 4.0 -0.2 77 0 2.3 0.2 -2.5 0.4
2013 MIA MLB NL 57 233 .254 .315 .397 .247 94 0.1 6.1 -0.3 89 9 -3.7 0.7 -2.4 0.0
2013 JAX AA SOU 63 257 .243 .319 .376 .327 99 13.4 6.9 -0.2 134 0 -3.6 0.2 5.2 0.9
2014 MIA MLB NL 49 183 .245 .307 .380 .270 96 2.4 4.7 -0.2 105 13 1.1 2.9 1.0 1.1
2014 JUP A+ FSL 5 19 .251 .309 .362 .400 99 2.1 0.6 0 108 0 0.6 0.6 -0.2 0.2
2014 NWO AAA PCL 21 92 .283 .345 .459 .333 93 10.8 2.8 -0.1 117 0 -0.2 0.0 1.0 0.4
2015 MIA MLB NL 90 289 .258 .316 .410 .303 90 12.9 7.8 -0.9 107 13 -3.4 0.8 3.5 0.8
2015 NWO AAA PCL 56 224 .271 .333 .407 .303 88 10.7 6.2 -0.9 109 0 -3.5 -0.7 -1.8 -0.1
2016 MIA MLB NL 128 412 .257 .319 .416 .343 89 20.9 11.7 -1.2 102 9 -0.7 -1.1 1.8 1.1
2016 JAX AA SOU 5 22 .247 .311 .359 .273 84 -0.8 0.6 -0.1 53 0 0.0 0.0 -1.4 -0.1
2017 MIA MLB NL 135 464 .254 .325 .420 .294 94 7.2 13.6 1 96 9 -7.9 0.5 -0.7 0.7
2018 MIA MLB NL 149 551 .243 .310 .399 .336 89 13 15.5 -5 100 10 -10.5 1.7 2.0 0.4
2019 CIN MLB NL 113 306 .250 .319 .431 .176 98 7.4 9.2 -1.7 113 13 -4.8 1.5 6.6 1.1
2019 LOU AAA INT 3 12 .245 .320 .408 .222 100 -2 0.4 -0.2 79 0 -0.1 -0.3 -0.3 0.0

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
2010 HUD A- NYP 198 179 33 50 12 2 3 75 20 11 42 2 2 .279 .340 .419 .140 1 1
2011 BGR A MID 538 480 73 133 34 4 22 241 81 38 128 5 7 .277 .346 .502 .225 5 0
2012 PCH A+ FSL 417 372 49 105 21 9 10 174 58 25 78 4 2 .282 .343 .468 .185 5 3
2012 MNT AA SOU 146 133 22 36 7 1 4 57 17 7 36 0 1 .271 .324 .429 .158 1 1
2013 MIA MLB NL 233 215 32 46 10 2 9 87 23 11 56 1 0 .214 .275 .405 .191 0 0
2013 JAX AA SOU 257 218 35 59 13 3 11 111 38 29 60 3 0 .271 .381 .509 .239 0 0
2014 JUP A+ FSL 19 16 4 5 1 1 1 11 2 2 5 0 0 .313 .421 .688 .375 0
2014 NWO AAA PCL 92 82 15 26 3 0 7 50 16 4 18 1 0 .317 .391 .610 .293 0
2014 MIA MLB NL 183 158 31 36 6 2 5 61 17 13 38 1 0 .228 .326 .386 .158 0
2015 MIA MLB NL 289 250 38 64 14 3 10 114 24 23 65 0 2 .256 .346 .456 .200 3 0
2015 NWO AAA PCL 224 192 25 50 13 2 7 88 27 15 45 0 2 .260 .357 .458 .198 2 0
2016 JAX AA SOU 22 18 2 3 0 0 0 3 0 2 7 0 0 .167 .318 .167 .000 0 0
2016 MIA MLB NL 412 351 39 98 20 5 7 149 42 32 84 1 0 .279 .374 .425 .145 5 0
2017 MIA MLB NL 464 406 56 101 22 5 13 172 53 36 98 0 1 .249 .334 .424 .175 4 0
2018 MIA MLB NL 551 499 72 132 26 2 16 210 45 29 140 2 0 .265 .330 .421 .156 2 0
2019 LOU AAA INT 12 11 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 .182 .250 .182 .000 0 0
2019 CIN MLB NL 306 251 41 47 8 2 19 116 43 28 74 1 1 .187 .328 .462 .275 1 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2013 858 0.4499 0.5047 0.7575 0.6451 0.3898 0.8635 0.6141 0.2425 0.0038
2014 706 0.5028 0.4065 0.7631 0.5606 0.2507 0.8593 0.5455 0.2369 -0.0005
2015 1095 0.4630 0.4639 0.7677 0.6410 0.3112 0.8585 0.6066 0.2323 0.0082
2016 1595 0.4433 0.4690 0.7995 0.6379 0.3345 0.8825 0.6734 0.2005 0.0000
2017 1824 0.4852 0.4655 0.8009 0.6079 0.3312 0.8848 0.6559 0.1991 0.0000
2018 2161 0.4905 0.5039 0.7456 0.6613 0.3524 0.8174 0.6160 0.2544 0.0000
2019 1148 0.4660 0.4913 0.6915 0.6841 0.3230 0.7650 0.5556 0.3085 0.0000
Career93870.47250.47700.76390.63830.33260.84730.61950.23610.0013

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
2014-07-02 2014-08-26 15-DL 55 47 Right Wrist Strain -
2014-04-12 2014-04-14 DTD 2 2 - Low Back Soreness - -
2014-03-21 2014-03-25 Camp 4 0 - Fracture Batted Ball - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 CIN $2,000,000
2018 MIA $2,900,000
2017 MIA $1,700,000
2016 MIA $522,500
2015 MIA $
2014 MIA $501,500
2013 MIA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$5,624,000
2019Current$2,000,000
5 yrPvs + Cur$7,624,000
5 yrTotal$7,624,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 151 dSportsMeter1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 2/18/19 (minor-league contract). Salary of $2M in majors. May earn additional $0.5M in performance bonuses.
  • 1 year/$2.9M (2018). Re-signed by Miami 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration). DFA by Miami 11/20/18 (refused assignment, elected free agency).
  • 1 year/$1.7M (2017). Re-signed by Miami 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.5225M (2016). Re-signed by Miami 3/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Miami 3/3/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5015M (2014). Re-signed by Miami 3/1/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Acquired by Miami in trade from Tampa Bay 12/5/12 (Yunel Escobar deal). Contract purchased by Miami 5/8/13.
  • Drafted by Tampa Bay 2010 (2-72) (Georgia Tech) $0.4572M signing bonus.

2019 Preseason Forecast

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

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2019-06-19 13:00:00 (link to chat)What should Cleveland's strategy going forward be, besides the obvious of "spend money to build around your superstar talent" that they of course won't do
(Bring Back Trevor Strunk from Online)
They're in a bit of a weird spot. As much as we've railed on them (myself included), they're four games over .500! They're probably not catching the Twins, but that's more about how good Minnesota's been. I don't know that supplementing with useful retreads like Adam Jones or even taking a flier on Derek Dietrich stops them from being behind Minnesota, but they'd be closer, right?

Long term, you mean, they have to execute what they've done in the past to compete. They were in the World Series in very recent memory! I don't think that they are unwilling to spend and I actually don't really doubt that the Dolans have operated at a loss some years because of Cleveland's market and size. I just think they should be willing to run it at a loss because, as Rob Mains has argued, it's not a normal business or investment. It's fine to run losses and then sell the team for a massive profit down the line. (Craig Goldstein)
2019-05-29 13:00:00 (link to chat)If picking up Derek Dietrich is one of my all-time great moves in fantasy baseball (and trading him right away). How good am I?
(Bailey from Maryland)
Depends what you got for him, imo...but...probably not that great (sorry!) (Craig Goldstein)
2018-11-30 13:00:00 (link to chat)What is the Mets' Opening Day outfielder (starters and back-ups)?
(Bill from PA)
Oh the cynic in me says Lagares in CF with Nimmo and Conforto flanking him and a bench of like, heck let's say Austin Jackson and Derek Dietrich. Signing Pollock and just sticking him in CF would solve a chunk of their remaining issues though. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2018-02-23 20:00:00 (link to chat)Players like Smoak, Morrison, and Alonso weren't even drafted inside the top 450 picks last year. Who might be some undrafted ex prospects this year who finally live up to their pedigree?
(Chris from Baltimore)
I may not be able to give you a fish here, but I can possibly teach you how to fish...the similarities in those players are late twenties to early thirties, a selective-ish approach, and their teams were going to give them the first chance for lots of playing time. Then, they were an adjustment away from blossoming as fantasy stars. Look for guys who fit that profile. Brandon Drury, Ben Gamel, maybe Derek Dietrich? (Scott Delp)
2016-03-09 19:00:00 (link to chat)I have Chris Owings and Derek Dietrich at $5 and Cory Spangengerg at $11 in my 10 team NL only league. I was not planning on keeping them but their prices in LABR has me reconsidering. Would you keep any of them?
(reverentcats from Aurora, IL)
I'd consider Owings. It sounds like he will at least have a job share and good run. Cory Spangenberg is borderline in a 10-team, though you could keep him. I don't get the Dietrich love. He's talented but where does he play? I think you get him for less if you throw him back. (Mike Gianella)
2014-11-12 13:00:00 (link to chat)Ugly as it seems, I could be forced to choose one of these fine gentlemen for my dynasty league team 2B: Taylor Lindsey, Derek Dietrich, Tommy La Stella. What's the least damage I can have? thanks
(fabiopao from Italy)
La Stella. That's a pretty fun league you're in. (Sam Miller)
2013-04-03 14:00:00 (link to chat)Sam, I'm in a dynasty league and was wondering your thoughts on a couple of 2B, Scooter Gennett & Derek Dietrich.
(Ernie from Knoxville,TN)
From: bit.ly/16wYMP2 So what's the story behind your nickname?
I was big fan of "Muppet Babies" (the animated cartoon series that originally ran from 1984 to 1991) when I was little, and (Scooter) was my favorite character. I was in the car with my mom one day and she had no idea about the Scooter thing and she had me put on my seatbelt and I'd click it off. She'd put it on and I'd click it off. I was just real bad. She took me to the police station to have a cop kind of scare me: "Wear your seatbelt and listen to your mom." He asked me for my name and I said, "Scooter Gennett," and my mom was taken aback. And after that I guess I felt like if I told them my real name I was going to get arrested. After that, I never answered to Ryan for the next year or two. So Scooter just kind of stuck.



As far as fantasy prospects go, though, I'd take the other one. (Sam Miller)
2013-04-03 14:00:00 (link to chat)Which game are you watching?
(Truman from Seahaven)
The Astros game, of course. Always the Astros game.

Derek Dietrich's grandfather was, according to Derek Dietrich, "was one of the best hitters in the minor leagues when he played." Looking him up, just one second...

Ok, his name was Steve Demeter, 5'9" pinch-hitter/third baseman in two seasons in the majors. Born in Homer City, which now is going to make me look up all the other players from Homer City, or cities with names that sound like they should produce good baseball players. Demeter was a .290/.333/.461 hitter in the minors, more than 9,000 (!!!) plate appearances, 272 career minor league home runs which can't be all that far from the record. Some good seasons. (Sam Miller)
2012-06-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)Can Derek Dietrich become a second division starter in the majors?
(Glow from Memphis)
I think so, maybe even a little more. I've always been a fan, though he's a longshot to stick at shortstop as he climbs the ladder. Nice pop, respectable average, solid-enough glove if he moves to third base. (Bradley Ankrom)


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