David DeJesus – Player Card | The Process Report

David DeJesus – Player Card

Throughout the rest of the offseason, we will be publishing player cards for most of the 40-man roster. It is our hope that these cards become points of reference for you during the 2014 season. All data via ESPN Stats & Info

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Strengths (2009-2013):

  • His .354 wOBA versus RHP is better than 85% of all qualified batters (sample size 512)
  • His .362 OBP versus RHP is better than 90% of the sample size
  • Chases few pitches against RHP; his 23.1% rate is in the top 20% of the sample size
  • Has hit .285/.362/.453 vs RHP with runners in scoring position
  • Has hit .232 in 2-strike counts vs RHP; the sample size average is .187. That puts him in the top 3%.

Weaknesses (2011-2013):

  • Has converted just 47% of his stolen base attempts (23 of 49)
  • Has a 93 point split in his wOBA (.354 vs RHP, .267 vs LHP)
  • Has just 8 extra base hits vs LHP over the last three seasons (308 PA)
  • He has been better at home (.350 wOBA) than on the road (.314 wOBA). He has also played in five different home parks (KC, OAK, CHC, WAS, TB) during that time
  • Projection systems are not kind to him. Steamer projects a .315 wOBA while Oliver sees a .310 wOBA

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