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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date6-6-1991
Height5' 11"
Weight195 lbs
Age28 years, 0 months, 12 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2015
2016
-0.12017
0.02018
0.02019
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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
2017 ANA 26 12 23 1 0 0 1 3 8 0 1 1 .050 .174 .200 70 -0.8 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2018 ANA 27 8 12 1 0 0 1 1 6 0 0 0 .091 .167 .364 73 -0.4 0.0 0.2 0.0
Career20352002414011.065.171.25871-1.2-0.1-0.4-0.1

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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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
2012 LEX A SAL 49 222 .256 .330 .377 .302 102 12.3 6.5 2.8 153 0 -4.7 3.0 13.1 2.1
2013 LNC A+ CAL 104 499 .270 .344 .429 .327 112 9.2 13.5 4.9 125 0 -9.7 3.9 1.8 1.5
2014 CCH AA TEX 66 305 .249 .317 .364 .383 96 14.9 8.4 1.1 135 0 1.2 -2.7 5.7 1.5
2015 FRE AAA PCL 117 456 .277 .340 .432 .317 106 7.7 12.6 3 91 0 -5.4 0.1 -11.7 -0.1
2016 CCH AA TEX 10 44 .254 .327 .393 .323 100 0.9 1.2 0.5 141 0 1.2 -0.1 1.0 0.4
2016 FRE AAA PCL 106 407 .276 .338 .429 .266 95 -20.4 11.4 3.8 32 0 -3.7 2.5 -34.1 -2.1
2017 ANA MLB AL 12 23 .264 .331 .425 .000 93 -3 0.7 0 70 13 -0.6 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1
2017 SLC AAA PCL 105 453 .278 .344 .434 .338 104 20.4 13.4 2.5 115 0 1.4 4.7 9.9 3.1
2018 ANA MLB AL 8 12 .249 .322 .402 .000 95 -0.7 0.3 0.1 73 17 0.2 0.0 -0.4 0.0
2018 SLC AAA PCL 45 191 .275 .349 .444 .290 122 2.4 5.6 1.8 123 0 -2.3 -1.2 5.7 1.0
2019 NAS AAA PCL 28 109 .254 .334 .429 .246 86 -5.9 3.7 -0.4 70 0 -0.4 0.3 -3.8 -0.1

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
2012 LEX A SAL 222 151 37 34 9 1 2 51 25 65 44 12 2 .225 .464 .338 .113 1 2
2013 LNC A+ CAL 499 386 88 100 18 6 8 154 60 102 100 16 5 .259 .415 .399 .140 3 5
2014 CCH AA TEX 305 229 33 60 21 1 1 86 26 61 76 5 8 .262 .418 .376 .114 2
2015 FRE AAA PCL 456 361 56 87 21 6 3 129 40 74 99 6 11 .241 .369 .357 .116 6 12
2016 CCH AA TEX 44 36 4 10 4 0 0 14 4 8 5 1 0 .278 .409 .389 .111 0 0
2016 FRE AAA PCL 407 359 35 70 15 0 3 94 27 32 108 4 3 .195 .268 .262 .067 4 7
2017 SLC AAA PCL 453 361 82 98 26 4 10 162 51 75 97 14 2 .271 .396 .449 .177 6 8
2017 ANA MLB AL 23 20 1 1 0 0 1 4 1 3 8 1 1 .050 .174 .200 .150 0 0
2018 SLC AAA PCL 191 145 27 34 11 3 3 60 24 40 38 4 1 .234 .397 .414 .179 3 2
2018 ANA MLB AL 12 11 1 1 0 0 1 4 1 1 6 0 0 .091 .167 .364 .273 0 0
2019 NAS AAA PCL 109 89 9 15 4 0 1 22 7 17 32 0 0 .169 .312 .247 .079 1 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2017 92 0.4348 0.3152 0.6207 0.4500 0.2115 0.8333 0.2727 0.3793 0.0000
2018 47 0.6383 0.3191 0.6667 0.4000 0.1765 0.8333 0.0000 0.3333 0.0000
Career1390.50360.31650.63630.43310.19970.83330.18050.36370.0000

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
2014-06-20 - Minors - - - Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 ANA $
2017 ANA $
2016 HOU $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 40 dCAA Sports1 year (2018)

Details
  • 1 year (2018). Re-signed by LA Angels 3/18. Released by LA Angels 9/4/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by LA Angels 3/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Contract selected by Houston 11/20/15. Re-signed by Houston 3/16. Claimed by LA Angels off waivers from Houston 11/22/16.
  • Drafted by Houston 2012 (2-61) (University of Florida). $0.875M signing bonus ($0.8441M slot).

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 383 45 74 18 2 10 41 51 96 6 2 .230 .340 .391 94 14.3 2B 0, SS 0 1.6
80o 363 41 67 16 2 9 37 46 93 6 2 .218 .323 .370 86 8.8 2B 0, SS 0 1.0
70o 349 38 62 15 2 8 35 43 91 5 2 .209 .313 .354 81 5.2 2B 0, SS 0 0.6
60o 337 36 58 14 2 8 33 40 89 5 1 .201 .303 .347 76 2.4 2B 0, SS 0 0.3
50o 325 34 53 13 1 7 31 37 87 5 1 .190 .290 .319 71 -0.1 2B 0, SS 0 0.0
40o 313 32 50 12 1 7 29 35 85 4 1 .185 .281 .314 67 -2.5 2B 0, SS 0 -0.2
30o 301 29 46 11 1 6 27 32 83 4 1 .176 .269 .295 62 -4.8 2B 0, SS 0 -0.5
20o 287 27 42 10 1 6 25 29 80 4 1 .168 .258 .288 56 -7.2 2B 0, SS 0 -0.7
10o 267 24 37 9 1 5 22 26 76 3 1 .158 .246 .269 48 -10.2 2B 0, SS 0 -1.1
Weighted Mean3293454131731388851.191.292.319730.72B 0, SS 00.1

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2016-01-27 19:00:00 (link to chat)Which of these 3 will make the most fantasy impact the next 2 years Cristhian Adames, Andrew Velazquez, & Nolan Fontana?
(coachdorsey00 from Tennessee)
Can I say none of the above? Because it's probably none of the above. Gun to my head, I cry for a little bit then say Adames just because he has the easiest route to playing time. Velazquez is the best player, but I don't think he plays much the next two years. But yeah, none of the above. (Matt Collins)
2013-04-30 12:00:00 (link to chat)Nick Tropeano and Nolan Fontana both could have the "advanced/polished college player" label attached to them, and both are tearing up their level (AA and A+, respectively). How soon do we see them at the MLB level?
(Ashitaka1110 from Houston, TX)
It comes down to how aggressive Houston wants to be. I would say 2014 but perhaps Houston decides to give them a glimpse of big-league life in September. (R.J. Anderson)
2012-08-01 13:00:00 (link to chat)Astros pushed Nolan Fontana fast and he's doing well in A-ball Lexington already. ETA to the Majors for him? Is he or Jonathan Villar the shortstop of the future at this point?
(Ashitaka1110 from Houston, TX)
For the next question, Ashitaka1110, I have seen both players, but not recently. Fontana has great bloodlines, as his grandfather is former Milwaukee Brave RHP Lew Burdette, which might help him get there a little sooner. Villar was a good get in the Pence deal, and the Astros will have a couple of talented kids to evaluate. (Dan Evans)


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