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Portrait of Preston Tucker

Preston Tucker RFAstros

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 23)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date7-6-1990
Height6' 0"
Weight215 lbs
Age24 years, 2 months, 16 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2010
2011
2012
2013
-0.22014
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WARP Summary

Standard

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

Advanced

'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 G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2012 TCV A- 42 188 .337 .241 .321 .345 .267 .315 97 14.8 5.1 -2.1 -2.9 2.8 19.6 1.8 19.6 1.8
2013 LNC A+ 75 333 .308 .265 .341 .428 .278 .339 114 17.6 9.8 -3.6 -4.1 0.8 25.2 2.1 25.2 2.1
2013 CCH AA 60 268 .277 .252 .320 .379 .256 .287 107 4.8 7.3 -2.5 -4.2 -0.2 8.5 0.5 8.5 0.5
2014 CCH AA 65 290 .306 .248 .316 .367 .251 .278 104 13.6 8.0 -3.3 2.5 -1.5 15.2 1.9 15.2 1.9
2014 OKL AAA 73 309 .269 .273 .341 .425 .267 .365 97 3 9.3 -3.3 -0.3 -0.8 7.9 0.8 7.9 0.8

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 TCV A- 188 32 53 7 0 8 38 18 16 1 2 .321 .390 .509 .188 .337 19.6 -2.9 1.8
2013 CCH AA 268 36 62 14 1 10 29 27 46 0 1 .262 .347 .456 .194 .277 8.5 -4.2 0.5
2013 LNC A+ 333 61 97 18 1 15 74 29 45 3 0 .326 .384 .544 .218 .308 25.2 -4.1 2.1
2014 OKL AAA 309 38 79 18 0 7 51 31 74 2 0 .287 .356 .429 .142 .269 7.9 -0.3 0.8
2014 CCH AA 290 41 72 17 0 17 43 26 46 3 3 .276 .348 .536 .261 .306 15.2 2.5 1.9

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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

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BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Thursday, August 7Jeff Moore2014-08-08
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of August 1-3Jeff Moore2014-08-04
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of July 11-13Jeff Moore2014-07-14
The 2011 Redraft: Redoing a Deep First RoundBaseball Prospectus2014-07-02
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Tuesday, June 10Jeff Moore2014-06-11
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Monday, June 9Jeff Moore2014-06-10
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of May 30-June 1Jeff Moore2014-06-02
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Wednesday, May 21Jeff Moore2014-05-22
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Wednesday, May 14Jeff Moore2014-05-15
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Wednesday, April 30Jeff Moore2014-05-01
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Monday, April 28Jeff Moore2014-04-29
This article requires BP Premium accessMonday Morning Ten Pack: April 21, 2014BP Prospect Staff2014-04-21
This article requires BP Premium accessDraft Ten Pack: March 11, 2014BP Prospect Staff2014-03-11
This article requires BP Premium accessDraft Ten Pack: March 11, 2014Nick J. Faleris2014-03-11
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of June 21-23Zach Mortimer2013-06-24
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Minors: First Half RecapJason Parks2013-06-20
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of June 1-2Zach Mortimer2013-06-03


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-07-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)Bat only... what are the upsides of guys like Preston Tucker, Kennys Vargas, Christian Walker, and Dan Vogelbach? I know a couple may profile as DH types, but what kind of ceilings are we looking at?
(MP from Bluegrass State)
At least Tucker can play the OF. For guys at low positions on the defensive spectrum, they really have to hit. Most of these guys should be good for 20-25 homers, but at 1B or LF, that alone doesn't get you much past second-division regular territory. They also have to hit closer to .300 and show strong on base skills, which may or may not happen. (Jeff Moore)
2014-04-15 13:00:00 (link to chat)Preston Tucker is a prospect no one seems to talk about, but he keeps hitting. 25 homers and a solid enough k/bb rate last year and he's started off hot in AA again this year. What's the take on him and his future?
(Pat from Tallahassee, FL)
Personally, I'm just not buying the bat speed. I don't think he's going to consistently handle MLB velocity, and if he doesn't absolutely rake, he's not going to be of value. There's very little defensive value with Tucker and the bat has to play to an extreme for him to be an MLB contributor. (Mark Anderson)
2013-08-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)What's your take on Preston Tucker? Could he develop into an everyday Major Leaguer or 4th OF?
(Alex from Houston)
Maybe second-division every day guy, but I think the Astros may have enough OF talent soon that he won't need to be forced into a role. I've yet to see him (hoping to get Corpus Christi one more time before the season ends), but the scouts I've spoken to like the swing and eye at the plate and think it's more doubles than HR at the end of the day. He's a fringy defender. Platoon type of bat that can have success in the right spot. (Jason Cole)
2013-07-29 11:00:00 (link to chat)Hi again ZM, Deep dynasty league... What are your thoughts on Preston Tucker, Jesse Hahn or Eddie Butler? thanks again awesome stuff.
(Andy B from WI)
Eddie Butler has an impact arm I would get him on my team if I could. Jesse Hahn has two potential plus pitches, but has injury history and I wonder what it will be going forward. I'm not on the Preston Tucker wagon. (Zach Mortimer)


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