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Birth Date10-9-1990
Height6' 3"
Weight215 lbs
Age28 years, 7 months, 14 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
1.72015
2.22016
2.92017
0.02018
0.82019
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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
2014 ARI 23 37 133 29 4 1 4 6 37 0 1 1 .230 .263 .373 73 -3.9 0.4 -0.4 0.0
2015 ARI 24 107 390 92 15 5 6 36 97 1 3 2 .263 .331 .386 88 -4.1 -1.7 10.0 1.7
2016 ARI 25 151 594 130 31 9 29 64 154 3 6 1 .249 .332 .509 105 5.0 2.3 -5.0 2.2
2017 ARI 26 149 635 133 30 4 30 87 152 7 6 4 .248 .357 .487 119 16.9 2.0 -10.8 2.9
2018 ARI 27 56 238 46 8 0 6 26 65 1 1 2 .222 .307 .348 80 -5.1 1.6 -3.7 0.0
2019 ARI 28 5 18 4 1 0 0 3 6 0 0 0 .267 .389 .333 77 -0.4 -0.3 -0.2 -0.1
Career5052008434891975222511121710.247.333.4471018.54.4-10.16.8

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 MSO Rk PIO 67 315 .285 .354 .420 .371 109 23.3 9.8 1 141 0 2.2 -1.4 6.3 1.7
2013 VIS A+ CAL 64 283 .261 .331 .413 .380 101 22.8 7.5 0.2 173 0 -2.5 -0.1 14.1 1.9
2013 DIA Rk AZL 5 21 .256 .335 .352 .385 99 0.6 0.6 0 103 0 0.1 0.3 -0.7 0.0
2014 ARI MLB NL 37 133 .257 .312 .396 .291 107 -4.3 3.4 0.5 73 12 -0.4 0.4 -3.9 0.0
2014 MOB AA SOU 103 439 .257 .327 .389 .389 100 32.6 12.1 1.3 149 0 -3.0 -1.1 16.0 2.7
2014 RNO AAA PCL 5 21 .284 .350 .490 .615 102 4.8 0.6 0 121 0 -0.6 0.1 0.0 0.0
2015 ARI MLB NL 107 390 .255 .314 .402 .344 98 1.9 10.5 1.1 88 9 10.0 -1.7 -4.1 1.7
2015 RNO AAA PCL 3 15 .271 .328 .398 .400 122 1 0.4 -0.1 155 0 -0.9 -0.4 0.6 0.0
2016 ARI MLB NL 151 594 .252 .318 .410 .294 103 16 16.8 2.2 105 8 -5.0 2.3 5.0 2.2
2017 ARI MLB NL 149 635 .255 .323 .426 .287 99 21.2 18.6 2.5 119 9 -10.8 2.0 16.9 2.9
2018 ARI MLB NL 56 238 .246 .315 .406 .286 98 1.3 6.7 0.9 80 6 -3.7 1.6 -5.1 0.0
2018 VIS A+ CAL 3 11 .244 .295 .359 .250 121 -1 0.3 -0.1 74 0 0.1 -0.3 -0.6 -0.1
2019 ARI MLB NL 5 18 .245 .299 .416 .444 80 0.5 0.5 -0.2 77 15 -0.2 -0.3 -0.4 -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 MSO Rk PIO 315 280 47 92 22 5 9 151 57 24 51 8 2 .329 .390 .539 .211 4 0
2013 VIS A+ CAL 283 231 44 70 20 0 13 129 47 48 70 0 0 .303 .424 .558 .255 2 0
2013 DIA Rk AZL 21 17 4 5 2 0 0 7 5 2 5 0 0 .294 .381 .412 .118 1 0
2014 RNO AAA PCL 21 18 3 9 4 0 1 16 5 3 4 2 0 .500 .571 .889 .389 0
2014 MOB AA SOU 439 374 60 119 35 5 14 206 79 50 99 0 0 .318 .399 .551 .233 9
2014 ARI MLB NL 133 126 15 29 4 1 4 47 11 6 37 1 1 .230 .263 .373 .143 1
2015 ARI MLB NL 390 350 38 92 15 5 6 135 34 36 97 3 2 .263 .331 .386 .123 3 0
2015 RNO AAA PCL 15 11 0 4 1 0 0 5 2 4 1 0 0 .364 .533 .455 .091 0 0
2016 ARI MLB NL 594 523 81 130 31 9 29 266 91 64 154 6 1 .249 .332 .509 .260 4 0
2017 ARI MLB NL 635 536 89 133 30 4 30 261 105 87 152 6 4 .248 .357 .487 .239 5 0
2018 ARI MLB NL 238 207 34 46 8 0 6 72 31 26 65 1 2 .222 .307 .348 .126 4 0
2018 VIS A+ CAL 11 11 2 2 2 0 0 4 0 0 3 0 0 .182 .182 .364 .182 0 0
2019 ARI MLB NL 18 15 1 4 1 0 0 5 2 3 6 0 0 .267 .389 .333 .067 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2014 508 0.5433 0.4902 0.7309 0.6594 0.2888 0.8077 0.5224 0.2691 -0.0009
2015 1532 0.4543 0.4223 0.7450 0.5948 0.2787 0.8502 0.5579 0.2550 0.0073
2016 2397 0.4614 0.4397 0.7078 0.6338 0.2734 0.8131 0.4986 0.2922 0.0000
2017 2551 0.4681 0.3979 0.7606 0.5787 0.2388 0.8553 0.5586 0.2394 0.0000
2018 972 0.4753 0.4249 0.7143 0.5736 0.2902 0.8302 0.5068 0.2857 0.0000
2019 61 0.4426 0.4426 0.7778 0.5926 0.3235 0.9375 0.5455 0.2222 0.0000
Career80210.46890.42450.73450.60280.26680.83630.53190.26550.0013

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
2014-09-13 2014-09-16 DTD 3 3 - Thigh Strain Quadriceps -
2013-06-02 2013-08-03 Camp 62 0 Right Wrist Sprain - -
2013-04-10 2013-04-27 Camp 17 0 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 ARI $4,825,000
2018 ARI $4,275,000
2017 ARI $573,300
2016 ARI $520,300
2015 ARI $508,500
2014 ARI $
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$5,877,100
2019Current$4,825,000
5 yrPvs + Cur$10,702,100
5 yrTotal$10,702,100

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 53 dCAA Sports1 year/$4.825M (2019)

Details
  • 1 year/$4.825M (2019). Re-signed by Arizona 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$4.275M (2018). Re-signed by Arizona 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Arizona 3/17.
  • 1 year/$0.5203M (2016). Re-signed by Arizona 3/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2015). Re-signed by Arizona 3/6/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Arizona 8/7/14.
  • Drafted by Arizona 2012 (6-213) (Washington). $0.161M signing bonus ($0.1604M 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 312 41 74 16 2 14 43 39 74 3 2 .276 .372 .507 130 21.0 1B -1, 3B -1 2.1
80o 294 37 66 14 2 12 40 35 72 3 2 .260 .354 .472 123 16.5 1B -1, 3B -1 1.6
70o 281 35 61 13 1 11 37 33 69 3 1 .250 .344 .447 118 13.5 1B -1, 3B -1 1.3
60o 270 33 59 13 1 11 35 31 68 2 1 .251 .343 .455 113 11.1 1B -1, 3B -1 1.0
50o 260 31 54 12 1 10 33 29 66 2 1 .238 .327 .432 109 9.0 1B -1, 3B -1 0.8
40o 250 29 51 11 1 9 31 27 64 2 1 .233 .320 .416 105 7.1 1B -1, 3B -1 0.6
30o 239 27 47 10 1 9 28 25 62 2 1 .224 .311 .410 101 5.1 1B -1, 3B -1 0.4
20o 226 24 43 9 1 8 26 23 59 2 1 .216 .302 .392 96 3.0 1B -1, 3B -1 0.2
10o 208 21 38 8 1 7 24 20 56 2 1 .205 .288 .373 89 0.5 1B 0, 3B -1 -0.1
Weighted Mean26331551211033296621.240.331.4321109.51B -1, 3B -10.9

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2018-08-29 19:00:00 (link to chat)Is Jake Lamb finished?
(Red from 70's show)
Nah, it's just unfortunately a lost year. Have a feeling I'll be targeting him in all my OBP/OPS leagues late next year, probably as a CI. (Eddy Almaguer)
2018-07-26 12:00:00 (link to chat)I stopped caring about fantasy baseball so I just traded away Bryce Harper to my friend for a bunch of whatever prospects and Jake Lamb. I think that was a steal for one of us.
(Jordan from South Dakota)
Are you the same dude? (Bryan Grosnick)
2018-01-31 14:00:00 (link to chat)$280 cap 12 team keeper league - Please rank the following 4 potential keepers in terms of 2018 value: Eric Hosmer $26, Jake Lamb $11, Chris Taylor $7, Justin Smoak $6 Locked in Keepers are Willson Contreras, Jose Ramirez, Alex Bregman, Tim Anderson and Hunter Renfroe Thanks!
(Corey from Hoboken, NJ)
Taylor, Smoak, Lamb, Hosmer. Hosmer is good, despite a sabr reputation to the contrary, but he's not $20 better than Smoak. (Mark Barry)
2017-09-07 20:00:00 (link to chat)For the second straight year Jake Lamb is having a huge 2nd Half swoon. What the Hell? Is this Jekyll and Hyde thing of his certifiable now?
(Paul from DC)
Probably just a fluke. Sometimes the pattern recognition engines inside our skulls get stuck in overdrive and start picking out things that aren't actually things. (Scooter Hotz)
2017-07-31 23:00:00 (link to chat)Where would you rank Jake Lamb as a 3b keeper?
(Loria from Milwaukee)
He's got a case for the 6-7 range. Bryant, Arenado, Rendon, Machado, and if we're counting him there (which, I guess we should now) Freddie Freeman are definites ahead of him. Then it's like Justin Turner, Moose, Shaw, Bregman, Lamb, Sano, Ramirez in some order. I like Turner and Bregman ahead of him, maybe Shaw too, but it's a large, clustered tier that he's in the top half of. Man, 3B is crazy deep. all of a sudden. (Wilson Karaman)
2016-12-22 13:00:00 (link to chat)How much sense does a Conforto for Lamb swap make?
(Gerog from Az )
Less than it did in a pre-Jose Reyes world. Amed Rosario is coming, and that means that Asdrubal Cabrera could see a move to third even before mid-season. I'm a big Jake Lamb guy, but Conforto still has the potential advantage. If we started talking about throwing in a really good relief pitcher, maybe things get more interesting. (Bryan Grosnick)
2016-06-23 14:00:00 (link to chat)First, Thanks for all the time you put in with us. Who has the brightest future Wil Myers or 3B Jake Lamb. Also can you say why? Or should I say If you had a team which one would you bank on in the long run. OB1
(ob1 from Tampa)
Thank you for participating!
I'll take Lamb only because of Myers' injury history and the fact that I like third basemen more than I do first basemen. It's pretty close, though, and there's a good potential that this answer looks dumb in a few years. (Nicolas Stellini)
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)
2016-03-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)Wilson, would you keep any of these guys in an 8-team, NL-only, 5x5 league: $2 Ryan Howard, $2 Javier Baez, $1 Jake Lamb? Thanks.
(GBSimons from Indiana)
I'd probably keep all of them. Baez is a no-brainer, and somehow, some way Howard was a $13 player last year in NL-onlies. Okay roster depth, even in a shallower league. I've always liked Lamb, just needs regular reps & I'd take the flier he gets 'em for a buck. (Wilson Karaman)
2016-02-03 20:00:00 (link to chat)Jake Lamb? Yay or Nay? I see him hitting 2nd in ARI despite what Stewart ways.
(tnyfn20 from RVA)
I have no idea where he'll hit or how many ABs to expect, but I do like Lamb. Solid improvement in his approach last season. (Greg Wellemeyer)
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)
2015-04-16 17:00:00 (link to chat)I know the BP prospect team is down on Jake Lamb, is his performance unsustainable? ie should I be shopping him?
(EricJ from SF)
I like him better than they do (I guess; I haven't read what you're referencing). He's probably not going to hit 25-30 home runs, but 20 isn't out of the question even if the BA is low. I guess if people are expecting Ryan Zimmerman 2.0 in your league you should shop him, otherwise hang on. Yasmany Tomas isn't replacing him. (Mike Gianella)
2015-01-05 15:00:00 (link to chat)Which of these K machines do you have high hopes for or do you see them all flaming out? Domingo Santana, Jake Lamb, Randal Grichuk, Steven Moya, Yorman Rodriguez. Will any of these guys have long careers as starters? Which has the highest upside and who will flame out?
(ColeWhittier from Pasadena, CA)
I can't say that I have high hopes for any of them because of the aforementioned strike out issues, but Lamb's are perhaps the most under control and he should be able to pop enough mistakes out of the park for third base. At least with a guy like Santana, he draws some walks to go with the strike outs. Can't say the same about Moya. Not sure that any of them end up being regulars for any extended period of time. (Jeff Moore)
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)
2014-12-18 15:00:00 (link to chat)Could you rank these bats for future careers: Christian Walker, Jake Lamb, CJ Cron, Rymer Liriano.
(ColeWhittier from Pasadena, CA)
Liriano, Cron, Lamb, Walker. I'll add that Liriano has the most beta in him and could absolutely flame out, but the blend of tools provides the highest ceiling as well. He's someone I'm willing to gamble on given his proven ability to respond to failure. That's something I like to see in a prospect. (Craig Goldstein)
2014-08-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)What do the D'Backs have in Jacob Lamb? Difference maker in an NL only league?
(MP from KY)
I'm going to go well below "difference maker." Certainly rosterable though (who isn't, to be fair). (Craig Goldstein)


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