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Tyler Flowers

29-Year-Old Catcher – Chicago White Sox

2015 Stats

AVG

.219

HR

8

RBI

34

R

16

SB

0

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Flowers got his longest look as the White Sox's starting catcher in 2014, setting career highs in games played, hits, home runs, and strikeouts. His batting average rose nearly 50 points after hitting...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 245   DOB: 1/24/1986   BORN: Roswell, GA   COLLEGE: Chipola (FL) JC   DRAFTED: 33rd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Tyler Flowers Contract Information:

Signed a one-year deal with the White Sox in December of 2013.

August 30, 2015  –  Tyler Flowers News

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Tyler Flowers Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2007 21 A ROM 106 438 389 65 116 48 34 2 12 70 3 4 49 74 0 0 0 .298 .378 .488 .866
2008 22 A MYR 122 515 413 72 119 50 32 1 17 88 8 7 98 102 0 4 0 .288 .427 .494 .921
2009 23 AA BIR 76 312 244 54 74 32 17 2 13 42 3 0 56 74 0 3 9 .303 .446 .549 .995
2009 23 AAA CHA 31 119 105 13 30 12 10 0 2 13 0 0 10 32 1 0 3 .286 .364 .438 .802
2009 23 MAJ CHA 10 20 16 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 0 0 1 .188 .350 .250 .600
2010 24 AAA CHA 100 412 346 43 76 40 22 2 16 53 2 1 55 121 2 3 6 .220 .334 .434 .768
2010 24 MAJ CHA 8 15 11 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 5 0 0 0 .091 .333 .091 .424
2011 25 AAA CHA 65 270 222 36 58 23 8 0 15 32 2 0 39 84 1 0 8 .261 .390 .500 .890
2011 25 MAJ CWS 38 129 110 13 23 11 5 1 5 16 0 1 14 38 0 2 3 .209 .310 .409 .719
2012 26 MAJ CWS 52 153 136 19 29 13 6 0 7 13 2 1 12 56 1 0 4 .213 .296 .412 .708
2013 27 MAJ CWS 84 275 256 24 50 21 11 0 10 24 0 1 14 94 0 1 4 .195 .247 .355 .602
2014 28 MAJ CWS 127 442 407 42 98 32 16 1 15 50 0 1 25 159 1 1 8 .241 .297 .396 .693
2015 29 MAJ CWS 96 307 283 16 62 18 10 0 8 34 0 1 18 91 2 0 4 .219 .275 .339 .614
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3-Year Averages     87 288 266 28 59 21 11 0 10 29 0 1 17 103 0 0 5 .222 .281 .376 .657
Career  (View All)     415 1,341 1,219 119 266 96 49 2 45 137 2 5 90 451 4 4 24 .218 .284 .372 .657

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Tyler Flowers Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Sep. 1 @Min 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .275 .339 .614
Aug. 30 Sea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .275 .342 .617
Aug. 29 Sea 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .272 .342 .614
Aug. 28 Sea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .268 .341 .609
Aug. 27 Sea 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .268 .341 .609
Aug. 26 Bos 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .271 .344 .615
Aug. 25 Bos Did not play.
Aug. 24 Bos 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .274 .348 .622
Aug. 23 @Sea Did not play.
Aug. 22 @Sea 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .273 .348 .621
Aug. 21 @Sea 4 0 2 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .266 .346 .612
Aug. 20 @LAA Did not play.
Aug. 19 @LAA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .215 .260 .343 .603
Aug. 18 @LAA 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .262 .346 .608
Aug. 17 @LAA 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .215 .261 .346 .607
Aug. 16 ChC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .218 .264 .350 .614
Aug. 15 ChC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .264 .354 .618
Aug. 14 ChC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .267 .359 .626
Aug. 12 LAA 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .267 .359 .626
Aug. 11 LAA 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .263 .352 .615
Aug. 10 LAA 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .266 .357 .623
Aug. 9 @KC 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 .217 .263 .342 .605
Aug. 8 @KC Did not play.
Aug. 7 @KC 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .218 .262 .345 .607
Aug. 5 TB Did not play.
Aug. 4 TB 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .217 .258 .345 .603
Aug. 3 TB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .257 .348 .605
Aug. 2 NYY Did not play.
Aug. 1 NYY 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .260 .352 .612
Jul. 31 NYY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .256 .345 .601
Last 7 Days 10 0 1 0 0 0 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .100 .308 .100 .408
Last 14 Days 23 0 6 0 0 0 5 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .414 .261 .675
Last 30 Days 58 2 13 2 0 1 7 9 13 0 0 1 0 1 .224 .338 .310 .648

Tyler Flowers: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 94 2 1
2014 124
2013 84
2012 49 2 1
2011 31 3 1
2010 7
2009 6 2

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Tyler Flowers Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20155341120.283.415.802
2014106146160.255.443.732
2013735250.151.260.455

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015228127210.206.325.570
2014301289340.236.379.679
2013183198190.213.393.661

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20151355390.185.281.533
2014187177240.257.422.736
2013125157110.200.400.665

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015146115240.253.397.689
2014220258260.227.373.655
201313193130.191.313.543
Tyler Flowers Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2007 21 A ROM 438 389 11.2% 16.9% 0.66 81% .343 .190
2008 22 A MYR 515 413 19% 19.8% 0.96 75% .347 .206
2009 23 AA BIR 312 244 17.9% 23.7% 0.76 70% .389 .246
2009 23 AAA CHA 119 105 8.4% 26.9% 0.31 70% .394 .152
2009 23 MAJ CHA 20 16 15% 40% 0.38 50% .375 .062
2010 24 AAA CHA 412 346 13.3% 29.4% 0.45 65% .287 .214
2010 24 MAJ CHA 15 11 26.7% 33.3% 0.80 55% .167 .000
2011 25 AAA CHA 270 222 14.4% 31.1% 0.46 62% .350 .239
2011 25 MAJ CWS 129 110 10.9% 29.5% 0.37 65% .269 .200
2012 26 MAJ CWS 153 136 7.8% 36.6% 0.21 59% .301 .199
2013 27 MAJ CWS 275 256 5.1% 34.2% 0.15 63% .263 .160
2014 28 MAJ CWS 442 407 5.7% 36% 0.16 61% .356 .155
2015 29 MAJ CWS 307 283 5.9% 29.6% 0.20 68% .293 .120
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3-Year Averages     288 266 5.9% 35.8% 0.17 61% .320 .154
Career     1,341 1,219 6.7% 33.6% 0.20 63% .306 .154

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2015 Stat Review for Tyler Flowers    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.219 AVG
TERRIBLE
68% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.293 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.339 SLG
TERRIBLE
.120 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.20 BB/K
TERRIBLE
5.9% BB Rate
WEAK
29.6% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.614 OPS
TERRIBLE
.275 OBP
TERRIBLE

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Tyler Flowers: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Flowers is not in the lineup Friday against the Mariners, Dan Hayes of CSN Chicago reports.

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Flowers is out of the lineup Sunday against the Mariners, CSN Chicago's Dan Hayes reports.

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Flowers went 2-for-4 with a walk and three RBI in an 11-4 win over Seattle on Friday.

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Flowers is back in the lineup Monday, Scott Merkin of MLB.com reports.

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Flowers is not in the starting lineup Saturday.

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Flowers is out of Wednesday's lineup against the Rays, Colleen Kane of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Flowers will start behind the plate and bat ninth Monday against the Rays.

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Flowers is out of the lineup Sunday against the Yankees.

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Flowers is out of the lineup Friday against the Yankees, Doug Padilla of ESPN Chicago reports.

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Flowers is out the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Cardinals.

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Flowers is in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Royals.

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2015

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2014

The White Sox passed over re-signing A.J. Pierzynski after the 2012 season, deciding to entrust Flowers with everyday catching duties. That did not work out so well. A .208/.260/.372 line through 207 at-bats had Josh Phegley up by Independence Day, and Flowers struggled to earn playing time in July and August before undergoing shoulder surgery in September. Now 28, there are serious doubts as to whether Flowers can be a productive hitter with regular playing time at the big league level. He is expected to be ready for spring training, and he may have to fight for a roster spot depending on the White Sox's ability to bring in additional competition during the offseason.

2013

Flowers finally broke camp with the major league club in 2012 after six seasons in the minors. Because he served as the ever-durable A.J. Pierzynski's backup, Flowers was limited to a game or two behind the plate per week for the entire season. He showed some power in his limited playing time, especially against right-handed pitchers, but he did not exhibit the same kind of patience at the plate we have seen during his minor league run. The spotlight could finally be on Flowers after the White Sox let Pierzynski walk in free agency, and the front office has expressed confidence in his ability to work as the team's primary catcher if needed.

2012

A year ago, it looked like Flowers' prospect clock was running low. But an .890 OPS at Triple-A Charlotte and then some regular playing time in the majors in August and September have us hopeful once again. He only hit .209 and struck out in nearly a third of his 110 big league at-bats, but 10 of his 23 hits went for extra-bases and he walked 14 times. It is not clear if the White Sox will allow him to start the season as A.J. Pierzynksi's backup or if they will want him to receive everyday at-bats at Triple-A, but he could reach double-digits in home runs if the White Sox decide to phase out Pierzynski.

2011

Flowers was supposed to push A.J. Pierzynski for the starting catcher role in 2010, but he took a step back and his standing in the White Sox organization appears much weaker in December 2010 than in December 2009. Flowers only managed a .220/.334/.434 line in his first full season at Triple-A Charlotte, and five of his 16 home runs came in a 10-game window. He played sparingly during a September callup, and he appears destined for another full season in Charlotte in 2011 after the White Sox re-signed Pierzynski to a two-year deal in the offseason.

2010

Flowersí first season in the White Soxís organization culminated in a September callup, though he didnít get much playing time in his first trip to the majors. He posted a decent season split between Double-A Birmingham and Triple-A Charlotte, but 13 of his 15 home runs came in his 77 games in Birmingham. He averaged about a strikeout per game again, but that will be palatable as long as the power translates to the majors. The big question is whether he will start 2010 in Chicago or Charlotte? Even if it were the former, then he would serve as A.J. Pierzynskiís backup, which is a pretty worthless short-term role, but he could factor into the DH discussion. Pierzynskiís contract expires at season's end, so Flowers should be behind the plate come Opening Day 2011.

2009

Flowers had a very good year at High-A Myrtle Beach, showing good power (17 home runs) and rare patience at the plate for a catcher (98 walks). Itís not clear if his glove is good enough to keep him behind the plate as he moves through the minors, but that may not be as much of a factor since he can now DH in the American League after being traded to the White Sox from Atlanta in December. He'll likely start next season at Double-A, but could rise quickly -- especially with his path to the majors clearer in his new organization.