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Tyler Naquin CF  

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Birth Date4-24-1991
Height6' 2"
Weight195 lbs
Age25 years, 4 months, 3 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2012
2013
2014
2015
1.72016
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2016 CLE 25 89 278 250 42 77 15 5 14 144 23 87 1 2 2 39 4 2 .308 .366 .576 .317 20.6 -7.9 1.4
Career8927825042771551414423871223942.308.366.576.31720.6-7.91.4

Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2012 MHV A- 36 161 .272 .238 .317 .335 .000 .333 95 2 4.4 0.2 5.1 -0.3 6.4 1.2 6.4 1.2
2013 CAR A+ 108 498 .264 .251 .326 .376 .000 .351 107 1.9 14.6 1 11.0 0.9 18.4 3.0 18.4 3.0
2013 AKR AA 18 85 .237 .260 .330 .392 .000 .298 97 -1.9 2.3 0.2 -1.7 -1.0 -0.5 -0.2 -0.5 -0.2
2014 AKR AA 76 341 .290 .266 .331 .400 .000 .389 103 10.6 9.4 0.6 4.1 -0.1 20.6 2.6 20.6 2.6
2015 AKR AA 34 160 .336 .255 .314 .369 .000 .410 96 12.3 4.3 0.3 1.6 -1.4 15.5 1.9 15.5 1.9
2015 COH AAA 50 218 .269 .257 .320 .379 .000 .323 108 2 6.0 0.3 2.2 0.8 9.2 1.2 9.2 1.2
2016 CLE MLB 89 278 .317 .258 .322 .428 .269 .417 105 15.4 7.5 0.6 -7.9 -2.9 20.6 1.4 20.6 1.4
2016 COH AAA 17 79 .286 .254 .317 .392 .260 .345 108 2.2 2.2 0.1 1.1 -1.6 2.9 0.4 2.9 0.4

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2012 MHV A- 161 22 37 11 2 0 13 17 26 4 3 .270 .379 .380 .109 .272 6.4 5.1 1.2
2013 AKR AA 85 9 18 3 0 1 6 5 22 1 3 .225 .271 .300 .075 .237 -0.5 -1.7 -0.2
2013 CAR A+ 498 69 124 27 6 9 42 41 112 14 7 .277 .345 .424 .147 .264 18.4 11.0 3.0
2014 AKR AA 341 54 95 12 5 4 30 29 71 14 3 .312 .371 .424 .112 .290 20.6 4.1 2.6
2015 COH AAA 218 34 49 13 0 6 17 25 49 6 2 .263 .353 .430 .167 .269 9.2 2.2 1.2
2015 AKR AA 160 16 49 12 1 1 10 15 24 7 1 .348 .419 .468 .121 .336 15.5 1.6 1.9
2016 COH AAA 79 6 20 3 1 1 8 8 15 1 2 .286 .354 .400 .114 .286 2.9 1.1 0.4
2016 CLE MLB 278 42 77 15 5 14 39 23 87 4 2 .308 .366 .576 .268 .317 20.6 -7.9 1.4

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2016 1142 0.4772 0.5175 0.6988 0.6734 0.3752 0.7139 0.6741 0.3012 0 0.000000
Career11420.47720.51750.69880.67340.37520.71390.67410.301200

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
2014-06-28 - Minors - - Right Hand Surgery Fracture - HBP -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 CLE $507,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$507,500
1 yrTotal$507,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year/$0.5075M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/16.

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BP Articles

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Expert FAAB Review: Week 20Mike Gianella2016-08-16
What You Need to Know: Imperfect GameEmma Baccellieri2016-08-10
Banjo Hitter: Edwin Diaz Demands Your AttentionAaron Gleeman2016-08-04
Transaction Analysis: Indians Get Their Guy(er)Christopher Crawford2016-08-01
Transaction Analysis: Indians Get Their Guy(er)Dustin Palmateer2016-08-01
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Banjo Hitter: The Out-of-Nowhere All-StarsAaron Gleeman2016-07-12
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What You Need to Know: Rams 21, Patriots 2Ashley Varela2016-07-04
What You Need to Know: What Is A Catch, And What Does It Matter?Emma Baccellieri2016-06-10
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week 10Scooter Hotz2016-06-09
Expert FAAB Review: Week 10Mike Gianella2016-06-07
Expert FAAB Review: Week FiveMike Gianella2016-05-03
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Expert FAAB Review: Week OneMike Gianella2016-04-05
Transaction Analysis: Deep Cuts For The SuperFansBryan Grosnick2016-03-30
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessPlaying Time Battles: American League CentralJ.J. Jansons2016-03-21
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Get to Know: Outfield Prospects for 2016Ben Carsley2016-02-17
The NRI Watch: American LeagueR.J. Anderson2016-02-10
2016 Prospects: Cleveland Indians Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2016-01-15
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This article requires BP Premium accessThe Trade Game: Carlos GomezBaseball Prospectus2015-07-23
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2015 Prospects: 2015 Organizational RankingsJeff Moore2015-02-17
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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Outfield Prospects for 2015Craig Goldstein2015-02-10
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Overthinking It: The BP Staff Tries to Trade, and Trade for, David PriceBen Lindbergh2014-06-27
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The 2012 Redraft: Whom Would We Pick Now?Baseball Prospectus2014-06-17
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2016-08-24 20:00:00 (link to chat)Any chance the Tribe give Tyler Naquin the full time gig in CF? If not now, then in 2017?
(Paul from DC)
Well, he's on the good side of a platoon, so he's most of the way to a starting gig already. Rajai Davis is a nice righty-hitting caddy for as long as Cleveland has him, but I think they'll give Naquin an everyday shot as soon as Davis is no longer a part of their organization. (Scooter Hotz)
2016-08-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)Is Tyler Naquin a keeper, or will there be too much regression. I'm committed to him for the ROS, but unsure of his long-term value. Thanks.
(Go Tribe from Fayetteville)
If we're talking fantasy, and we're talking like a normal keeper league without crazy depth, I'd probably look for other options. He was projected to be kind of an okay fourth outfielder (real baseball, not fantasy). There's a confluence of factors that make me think he's headed for serious regression (30% strikeout rate, 30% HR/FB rate, .424 BABIP), but he could be a solid second-division starter or fourth outfielder in real life. In fantasy? I'd look for someone else, if possible. (Bryan Grosnick)
2016-08-15 22:00:00 (link to chat)Prefer Corey Dickerson or Tyler Naquin - ROS and keeper?
(AJ from Ottawa)
I'll take Naquin ROS. He's hit well over his head, but he's also made very real adjustments to unlock nascent power and play more to the strengths of his swing this year. Tough call for keeper, I might still lean Dickerson. This has been a year full of adjustment, bad luck, and battle against many more shifts in a much worse ballpark. He's produced god-awful numbers on balls in play against secondary stuff this year after handling off-speed stuff and benders just fine in his career leading up to this year. I'd need more evidence that that's a new norm if I'm giving up on him at 27.

Big up the Champion called Allyson Felix. You take the medal crown from Jackie Joyner-Kersee, you've had a good day, regardless of whether it feels that way.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qF6dTAhdOuA (Wilson Karaman)
2016-04-14 20:00:00 (link to chat)Are you bullish any of these young platoon outfielders become complete players in the next 2 years? Aaron Hicks, Trayce Thompson, Anthony Gose, Adam Duvall, Avisail Garcia, Tyler Naquin?
(Yes Cheese from Yep)
Absolutely no, never, not gonna happen on Avisail Garcia. I don't think he turns into anything. I'd be surprised if Trayce Thompson turns into a decent everyday player at the MLB level, too. I think Gose is a platoon player, although he's on the good side of the platoon and plays excellent defense, so he could get a little more playing time by virtue of his defense. I don't think Adam Duval will ever be a legit starter on a decent team. Naquin could get more run than most players with his offensive profile due to his glove and the lack of options in CF in Cleveland for the time being. I like Hicks, though. I'm not sure Hicks will ever be a complete player, but he's the best bet of this group. The twins really jerked him around, though, and it hurt his development, maybe irreparably. His glove and arm will give him a lot more chances to figure it out than most outfielders, though. (Scooter Hotz)
2013-11-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)How has Tyler Naquin looked so far? Legit starting OF?
(Mike from Georgia)
I think the profile is more fourth outfielder given the lack of pop. He needs to hit a bunch because even if he sticks in center he doesn't project to plus value there, and the power is limited. That means he needs to be above-average in the hit tool with additional value coming from on-base ability and baserunning. He'll add value via kills in the outfield, given his arm strength, provided he smooths out his decision making. (Nick J. Faleris)


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