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Birth Date8-21-1992
Height6' 2"
Weight215 lbs
Age26 years, 9 months, 3 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.22015
0.42016
0.32017
-0.12018
0.22019
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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
2015 ARI 22 20 59 12 3 0 2 2 8 1 0 0 .214 .254 .375 78 -1.3 -1.5 -1.2 -0.2
2016 ARI 23 134 499 130 31 1 16 31 100 3 1 1 .282 .329 .458 98 -0.4 1.9 -9.0 0.4
2017 ARI 24 135 480 119 37 2 13 28 103 5 1 1 .267 .317 .447 83 -8.8 -3.9 2.3 0.3
2018 NYA 25 18 57 9 2 0 1 5 12 1 0 0 .176 .263 .275 78 -1.3 0.1 -0.9 -0.1
2018 TOR 25 8 29 4 2 0 0 2 8 1 0 0 .154 .241 .231 80 -0.6 0.0 -0.7 0.0
2019 TOR 26 42 167 35 11 1 5 7 50 1 0 0 .222 .257 .399 70 -5.3 1.6 -0.1 0.1
Career357129130986437752811222.258.307.42986-17.6-1.9-9.70.5

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
2010 BRA Rk GCL 52 207 .240 .298 .348 .250 107 -15.8 7.3 0.6 46 0 -5.3 0.9 -20.4 -1.6
2011 DNV Rk APP 63 278 .261 .330 .406 .373 94 18.7 8.7 -0.9 186 0 -1.4 -0.2 8.0 1.4
2012 ROM A SAL 123 480 .255 .324 .380 .259 105 -23.5 14.1 -5.2 62 0 -4.0 -3.6 -26.6 -2.5
2013 SBN A MID 134 583 .253 .323 .376 .340 104 25.7 16.4 -0.1 152 0 5.4 -3.8 26.9 4.7
2014 VIS A+ CAL 107 478 .269 .341 .426 .326 107 19.4 13.1 0.7 134 0 1.1 -2.7 5.0 1.7
2014 MOB AA SOU 29 116 .248 .316 .379 .321 98 4.8 3.2 0.4 115 0 -1.4 0.8 0.1 0.3
2015 ARI MLB NL 20 59 .256 .316 .388 .217 97 -3 1.6 0.2 78 15 -1.2 -1.5 -1.3 -0.2
2015 MOB AA SOU 67 291 .247 .324 .364 .312 102 -3.4 7.8 0.3 84 0 4.1 -0.7 -9.6 0.2
2015 RNO AAA PCL 63 276 .279 .338 .425 .375 118 5.2 7.7 0.8 127 0 -4.1 -1.0 2.9 0.6
2016 ARI MLB NL 134 499 .251 .317 .410 .327 103 4.7 14.1 -2.4 98 9 -9.0 1.9 -0.4 0.4
2016 RNO AAA PCL 3 15 .297 .335 .471 .154 112 -1.3 0.4 0.1 63 0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1
2017 ARI MLB NL 135 480 .257 .325 .430 .320 99 0.5 14.0 -0.8 83 7 2.3 -3.9 -8.8 0.3
2018 NYA MLB AL 18 57 .249 .318 .410 .211 112 -3.7 1.6 0 78 12 -0.9 0.1 -1.3 -0.1
2018 TOR MLB AL 8 29 .241 .312 .397 .222 95 -2.7 0.8 0.1 80 12 -0.7 0.0 -0.6 0.0
2018 TRN AA EAS 6 25 .252 .315 .389 .444 82 2.4 0.7 -0.1 106 0 -0.2 0.2 -0.2 0.0
2018 SWB AAA INT 56 235 .248 .317 .390 .390 97 13.7 6.9 0.1 130 0 3.0 -1.0 4.8 1.4
2019 TOR MLB AL 42 167 .225 .299 .382 .288 102 -4 4.9 0.1 70 15 -0.2 1.6 -5.3 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
2010 BRA Rk GCL 207 192 20 38 7 1 3 56 17 9 50 2 2 .198 .248 .292 .094 1 1
2011 DNV Rk APP 278 265 40 92 23 0 8 139 54 6 35 3 0 .347 .367 .525 .177 3 0
2012 ROM A SAL 480 445 47 102 22 3 6 148 51 20 73 3 4 .229 .270 .333 .103 5 3
2013 SBN A MID 583 526 78 159 51 4 15 263 85 47 92 1 1 .302 .362 .500 .198 5 0
2014 VIS A+ CAL 478 430 73 129 35 1 19 223 81 41 76 4 3 .300 .366 .519 .219 2
2014 MOB AA SOU 116 105 12 31 7 0 4 50 14 7 19 0 0 .295 .345 .476 .181 2
2015 MOB AA SOU 291 273 22 76 14 1 3 101 36 11 41 4 5 .278 .306 .370 .092 5 0
2015 ARI MLB NL 59 56 3 12 3 0 2 21 8 2 8 0 0 .214 .254 .375 .161 0 0
2015 RNO AAA PCL 276 251 43 83 26 0 2 115 25 21 35 0 2 .331 .384 .458 .127 2 0
2016 RNO AAA PCL 15 14 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 .143 .200 .143 .000 0 0
2016 ARI MLB NL 499 461 59 130 31 1 16 211 53 31 100 1 1 .282 .329 .458 .176 4 0
2017 ARI MLB NL 480 445 41 119 37 2 13 199 63 28 103 1 1 .267 .317 .447 .180 2 0
2018 SWB AAA INT 235 199 30 58 13 1 5 88 30 32 58 3 1 .291 .400 .442 .151 0 0
2018 TOR MLB AL 29 26 3 4 2 0 0 6 3 2 8 0 0 .154 .241 .231 .077 0 0
2018 NYA MLB AL 57 51 2 9 2 0 1 14 7 5 12 0 0 .176 .263 .275 .098 0 0
2018 TRN AA EAS 25 19 4 5 0 0 1 8 2 5 10 0 0 .263 .400 .421 .158 1 0
2019 TOR MLB AL 167 158 18 35 11 1 5 63 14 7 50 0 0 .222 .257 .399 .177 1 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2015 214 0.4813 0.4907 0.8095 0.6699 0.3243 0.8986 0.6389 0.1905 -0.0014
2016 1931 0.4759 0.4485 0.7691 0.5832 0.3261 0.8806 0.5879 0.2309 0.0000
2017 1842 0.4837 0.4533 0.7641 0.5960 0.3197 0.8606 0.5954 0.2359 0.0000
2018 336 0.4851 0.4375 0.7007 0.6012 0.2832 0.7857 0.5306 0.2993 0.0000
2019 646 0.4845 0.4814 0.7106 0.6262 0.3453 0.8061 0.5478 0.2894 0.0000
Career49690.48080.45560.75680.59850.32320.85790.58380.2432-0.0001

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
2019 TOR $1,300,000
2018 NYA $621,900
2017 ARI $553,900
2016 ARI $508,900
2015 ARI $
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,684,700
2019Current$1,300,000
4 yrPvs + Cur$2,984,700
4 yrTotal$2,984,700

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 165 dWasserman Media1 year/$1.3M (2019)

Details
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2019). Re-signed by Toronto 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.6219M (2018). Acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Arizona 2/20/18. Re-signed by NY Yankees 3/18. Acquired by Toronto in trade from NY Yankees 7/26/18 with $220,674 remaining on contract.
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Arizona 3/17.
  • 1 year/$0.5089M (2016). Re-signed by Arizona 3/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Contract selected by Arizona 11/20/14. Re-signed by Arizona 3/6/15.
  • 2013. Acquired by Arizona in trade from Atlanta 1/24/13 (Justin Upton deal).
  • Drafted by Atlanta 2010 (13-404) (Grants Pass HS, Ore.).

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 281 34 72 16 1 8 35 24 59 1 1 .286 .352 .452 115 13.7 RF -1, 3B -1 1.4
80o 262 30 65 15 1 7 31 22 56 1 1 .275 .344 .436 108 9.7 RF -1, 3B -1 0.9
70o 249 28 60 13 1 7 29 20 54 1 0 .267 .333 .427 102 7.2 RF -1, 3B -1 0.6
60o 237 26 55 12 1 6 27 18 52 1 0 .256 .321 .405 98 5.1 RF -1, 3B -1 0.4
50o 226 24 52 12 1 6 25 17 51 1 0 .254 .316 .410 93 3.4 RF -1, 3B -1 0.2
40o 215 22 48 11 1 5 23 16 49 1 0 .245 .307 .388 89 1.8 RF -1, 3B -1 0.1
30o 203 21 44 10 1 5 22 15 47 1 0 .237 .299 .382 84 0.2 RF -1, 3B -1 -0.1
20o 190 19 41 9 1 5 19 13 44 1 0 .236 .295 .385 79 -1.3 RF -1, 3B -1 -0.3
10o 171 16 34 8 0 4 17 11 41 0 0 .217 .275 .344 72 -3.2 RF -1, 3B -1 -0.5
Weighted Mean2292553121626175110.255.316.409953.9RF -1, 3B -10.3

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2019-05-01 12:00:00 (link to chat)How excited should I be about Deivi Garcia and will I look like an idiot if I tell my friends I expect him to make a handful of big league starts in the second half of 2020?
(Mike from Albany)
Jarrett and Steve like him a bit more than me, but I think he's a major league starter and 2020 is a reasonable timeline. The Yankees aren't gonna lack for options by then though. Assuming they don't trade from their inventory for the next Brandon Drury or James Paxton of course. (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)
2016-12-08 23:00:00 (link to chat)With the trade of Segura, does Brandon Drury now have an open position to everyday playing, or is he more of a Super Utility Zobrist type who will play everyday?
(Justin from Arizona)
I assume the Snakes plan on entrenching Marte as their everyday guy at short and Drury can't play there anyway, so not sure there's much direct impact. I assume they'll find him another >400 AB's in a regular utility role. (Wilson Karaman)
2016-05-18 19:00:00 (link to chat)Pick 2 (ROS): Khris Davis, Brandon Drury, Danny Valencia, and Yasmany Tomas
(AJ from Boston)
Danny Valencia and Khris Davis. It's funny Davis is tied for the AL lead in home runs. I've been in on Valencia all offseason, assuming that the hamstring doesn't flare up again, he's going to hit for a ton of power. The progress he's made against right-handed pitching isn't a fluke. (George Bissell)
2016-04-25 23:00:00 (link to chat)Why oh why do the DBacks have no faith in Jake Lamb against lefties? Shouldn't Brandon Drury beat it so Lamb can play everyday?
(Jack Shepherd from ?)
Nah, Drury's a solid player who can be grow into a versatile asset. I like what they're doing there in the real world, fantasy frustrations be damned. (Wilson Karaman)
2016-02-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hi Matt - who are a couple prospects that havent been talked about too much that deserve more attention? You have a sleeper from the 2015 draft that you think is about to explode?
(Guy from Couch)
I know he's a top-100 guy, but I'll say Michael Fulmer. Him and Brandon Drury. I do NOT have a 2015 Draft sleeper. (Matthew Trueblood)
2015-09-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)Will Brandon Drury push Jake Lamb off 3B in Arizona? Or are the other D-Back options at 2B so weak that he will settle in as the regular there next year, even if his defensive chops aren't the best?
(Paul from DC)
I think the best-case scenario is Lamb at third, Drury at second, but the Diamondbacks have to decide who they want at shortstop before they can decide who they want at second base. Are they willing to live with Nick Ahmed's glove to get his bat in the lineup? If so, do they prefer Owings' glove to Drury's bat? I don't know the answers, but at least they're interesting questions-and I think that's quickly becoming an interesting team. (R.J. Anderson)
2015-09-21 20:30:00 (link to chat)Should I be holding onto Brandon Drury in a 200-prospect league?
(Jack from FL)
Absolutely you should. (Bret Sayre)
2015-07-28 18:00:00 (link to chat)Is Brandon Drury worth owning in a dynasty league with 200 prospects? Seems like a good 2B bat, but he's hit for NO power.
(Alex from Texas)
Yeah and there's some power in the profile, certainly more than he's shown this year. (Mauricio Rubio)
2015-02-04 19:00:00 (link to chat)Other than maybe some different names at the back end, would there be any significant ranking differences between the BP 101 and your personal 101?
(Shawnykid23 from CT)
I can't really speak to that since the BP 101 isn't officially released yet. But, in general, some guys I'm higher on than other lists are: Tyler Glasnow, Reese McGuire, Aaron Judge, Manuel Margot, Brandon Drury, Nomar Mazara, ad Jorge Mateo. Guys I'm a bit lower on: Aaron Sanchez, Nick Williams, Josh Bell, Matt Olson, Hunter Harvey, Tyrone Taylor, Luis Severino, Brandon Nimmo. Hope that helps. (Jordan Gorosh)
2015-01-05 15:00:00 (link to chat)How many MLB at bats for Brandon Drury this year?
(Chris from Baltimore)
Good redeeming question Chris. You're as cool as the other side of the pillow.

Drury's PT this year will depend on a number of things, most of them positional. How well will he take to 2B? There have been limited looks at him there because he's only played there sparingly, but it does create versatility and more opportunities. Secondly, how much 3B does Tomas end up playing? That would create a much bigger obstacle for Drury than Jake Lamb currently is (though Lamb will be blocking him too).

In the end, he only has 29 games in Double-A under his belt, so there's no guarantee he even reaches the big leagues this year. He just turned 22, has more development to go, and lots of guys blocking him. He may not even see the majors this year, and that's ok. (Jeff Moore)
2014-11-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)What do you think was the most interesting internal debate you guys had for the NL Central lists (Ranking someone 1 vs. 2, On the Rise vs. left off Top 10, etc.)?
(Shawnykid23 from CT)
There is always lots of great debate -- way to many to list. A few that jump to mind (both published list and those still to come) are Almora vs Soler, Josh Bell's ultimate positioning on the Pirates list, Michael Taylor vs AJ Cole, Brandon Drury's placement in the 'Zona list, Kyle Crick vs. Tyler Beede vs. Steve Okert (was more of a comparative exercise than straight rankings debate)...

It's a daily joy to kind around evaluative approaches and argue the merits of certain player profiles in the abstract and on a specific player to player basis -- by far my favorite aspect of being involved with BP. (NL Central Top 10s With Nick Faleris)
2014-11-04 18:00:00 (link to chat)I read that the D-Backs tried Brandon Drury at second base in the AFL? How did he look, and what is the possibility he can play there. The bat would play elite at that position I would imagine.
(Nick from AZ)
I didn't hear good things about the limited experiment, and given my past experience with the player, that's not terribly surprising. He's going to be a corner infielder from start to finish and the bat should play just fine for him to be an above-average player. (Mark Anderson)
2014-10-31 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who is a prospects outside a top 100 who we should start paying more attention too?
(Scott from AZ)
Brandon Drury. He is better than I think we are giving him credit. (Tucker Blair)
2014-10-31 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who were some players that impressed you the most/least out in Arizona?
(Shawnykid23 from CT)
- Mallex Smith has a plus glove in the OF and plus speed. Not sure if he ever hits, but that's a 4th OF type at the very worst.
- Brandon Drury looked the part
- Hunter Renfroe shows serious power and his BP was the best. The hip torque and drive he gets while demonstrating plus bat speed and whipping the bat head through the zone, it's just so impressive. We shall see if he hits enough to allow the power to play up.

- Sam Wolff looked the same as when I saw him early in the year. I can't trust the secondary arsenal (CB,CH). Had a hard time finding a release point or arm slot for both. Reliever all the way for me, but could see issues if he can't consistently piece it together with at least one of those pitches. The CB is much further along.
- Chad Wallach had pop times over 2.00 and has below-average tools across the board. Nothing different from when I saw him with Greensboro (where he hit .321/.430/.476) (Tucker Blair)
2014-07-15 13:00:00 (link to chat)Jake Lamb or Brandon Drury the next eB in Arizona ?
(Bob from Phoenix)
Lamb, let's bet on the closer guy. Neither has a MAJOR ceiling. (Paul Sporer)


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