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Erik Kratz

35-Year-Old Catcher – Philadelphia Phillies

2015 Stats

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1

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2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Kratz arrived in Kansas City following a late-July deal with the Blue Jays and immediately usurped Brett Hayes as the primary backup to Salvador Perez. He appeared in 47 games last season between the ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 240   DOB: 6/15/1980   BORN: Telford, PA   COLLEGE: Eastern Mennonite   DRAFTED: 29th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Erik Kratz Contract Information:

Signed a minor league contract with the Phillies in July of 2015.

September 1, 2015  –  Erik Kratz News

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Erik Kratz 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
2004 24 AA NEW 4 11 9 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 .333 .455 .444 .899
2005 25 AA NEW 92 336 296 27 61 21 10 0 11 34 2 0 27 87 3 4 6 .206 .282 .351 .633
2006 26 AA NEW 72 284 258 34 58 16 10 0 6 27 1 0 16 54 1 1 8 .225 .290 .333 .623
2006 26 AAA SYR 12 47 40 12 10 3 2 0 1 7 0 0 5 4 0 2 0 .250 .319 .375 .694
2007 27 AA NEW 49 182 160 22 40 24 15 1 8 30 0 0 12 33 2 3 5 .250 .317 .506 .823
2007 27 AAA SYR 35 124 112 10 24 7 2 0 5 19 0 1 8 28 3 0 1 .214 .273 .366 .639
2008 28 AA NEW 33 121 102 15 25 12 5 0 7 19 2 0 13 26 0 2 4 .245 .347 .500 .847
2008 28 AAA SYR 40 158 145 20 34 21 11 1 9 24 1 0 9 33 1 1 2 .234 .287 .510 .797
2009 29 AAA IND 92 349 315 45 87 41 30 0 11 43 7 0 31 71 0 2 1 .276 .341 .476 .817
2010 30 AAA IND 70 274 230 30 63 32 22 1 9 41 1 2 32 54 0 3 9 .274 .380 .496 .876
2010 30 MAJ PIT 9 36 34 2 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 9 0 0 0 .118 .167 .118 .284
2011 31 AAA LEH 103 409 358 56 103 34 19 0 15 53 2 0 38 72 0 2 11 .288 .372 .466 .838
2011 31 MAJ PHI 2 6 6 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .333 .500 .833
2012 32 AAA LEH 37 141 124 17 33 18 10 0 8 30 0 0 10 20 0 4 3 .266 .326 .540 .866
2012 32 MAJ PHI 50 157 141 14 35 18 9 0 9 26 0 0 11 34 0 3 2 .248 .306 .504 .810
2013 33 AA REA 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2013 33 AAA LEH 3 12 12 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .167 .167 .250 .417
2013 33 MAJ PHI 68 218 197 21 42 16 7 0 9 26 0 0 18 45 0 2 1 .213 .280 .386 .666
2014 34 AAA BUF 27 100 87 13 26 13 10 0 3 17 0 1 9 18 1 3 0 .299 .354 .517 .871
2014 34 MAJ KC 13 31 29 4 8 3 1 0 2 3 0 0 1 10 0 1 0 .276 .290 .517 .807
2014 34 MAJ TOR 34 84 81 8 16 6 3 0 3 10 0 0 3 12 0 0 0 .198 .226 .346 .572
2014  (Multiple Teams) 34 MAJ KC/TOR 47 115 110 12 24 9 4 0 5 13 0 0 4 22 0 1 0 .218 .243 .391 .634
2015 35 AAA TAC 10 43 39 3 8 4 4 0 0 5 0 0 3 7 0 0 1 .205 .279 .308 .587
2015 35 AAA LEH 26 97 77 14 24 12 8 1 3 15 1 0 18 18 0 2 0 .312 .433 .558 .991
2015 35 AAA OMA 15 62 56 7 12 6 2 0 4 12 0 0 5 9 0 1 0 .214 .274 .464 .738
2015 35 MAJ KC 4 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
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3-Year Averages     55 163 149 15 33 13 6 0 7 21 0 0 11 33 0 2 1 .221 .276 .403 .679
Career  (View All)     180 537 492 49 107 44 21 0 23 67 0 0 35 113 0 7 3 .217 .270 .400 .670

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Erik Kratz 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. 2 @NYM 1 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000
Sep. 1 @NYM Did not play.
Aug. 31 @NYM Did not play.
Aug. 30 SD Did not play.
Aug. 29 SD Did not play.
Aug. 28 SD Did not play.
Aug. 27 NYM Did not play.
Aug. 26 NYM Did not play.
Aug. 25 NYM Did not play.
Aug. 24 NYM Did not play.
Aug. 23 @Mia Did not play.
Aug. 22 @Mia Did not play.
Aug. 21 @Mia Did not play.
Aug. 20 @Mia Did not play.
Aug. 19 Tor Did not play.
Aug. 18 Tor Did not play.
Aug. 16 @Mil Did not play.
Aug. 15 @Mil Did not play.
Aug. 14 @Mil Did not play.
Aug. 12 @Ari Did not play.
Aug. 11 @Ari Did not play.
Aug. 10 @Ari Did not play.
Aug. 9 @SD Did not play.
Aug. 8 @SD Did not play.
Aug. 7 @SD Did not play.
Aug. 6 LAD Did not play.
Aug. 5 LAD Did not play.
Aug. 4 LAD Did not play.
Aug. 2 Atl Did not play.
Aug. 1 Atl Did not play.
Last 7 Days 1 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000
Last 14 Days 1 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000
Last 30 Days 1 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000

Erik Kratz: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 4
2014 36 5
2013 60
2012 41
2011 1
2010 9

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Erik Kratz: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 28 2

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Erik Kratz Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201530000.000.000.000
2014535390.208.415.647
2013385110.079.184.406

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201510010.000.000.000
2014577240.228.368.623
2013159168250.245.434.729

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201540010.000.000.000
2014524140.231.346.591
201394135140.245.457.772

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014588490.207.431.673
201310384120.184.320.568
Erik Kratz Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2004 24 AA NEW 11 9 18.2% 18.2% 1.00 78% .429 .111
2005 25 AA NEW 336 296 8% 25.9% 0.31 71% .253 .145
2006 26 AA NEW 284 258 5.6% 19% 0.30 79% .263 .108
2006 26 AAA SYR 47 40 10.6% 8.5% 1.25 90% .257 .125
2007 27 AA NEW 182 160 6.6% 18.1% 0.36 79% .269 .256
2007 27 AAA SYR 124 112 6.5% 22.6% 0.29 75% .241 .152
2008 28 AA NEW 121 102 10.7% 21.5% 0.50 75% .261 .255
2008 28 AAA SYR 158 145 5.7% 20.9% 0.27 77% .243 .276
2009 29 AAA IND 349 315 8.9% 20.3% 0.44 77% .326 .200
2010 30 AAA IND 274 230 11.7% 19.7% 0.59 77% .323 .222
2010 30 MAJ PIT 36 34 5.6% 25% 0.22 74% .160 .000
2011 31 AAA LEH 409 358 9.3% 17.6% 0.53 80% .325 .178
2011 31 MAJ PHI 6 6 0% 16.7% 0.00 83% .400 .167
2012 32 AAA LEH 141 124 7.1% 14.2% 0.50 84% .260 .274
2012 32 MAJ PHI 157 141 7% 21.7% 0.32 76% .265 .256
2013 33 AA REA 4 4 0% 25% 0.00 75% .000 .000
2013 33 AAA LEH 12 12 0% 8.3% 0.00 92% .182 .083
2013 33 MAJ PHI 218 197 8.3% 20.6% 0.40 77% .231 .173
2014 34 AAA BUF 100 87 9% 18% 0.50 79% .348 .218
2014 34 MAJ KC 31 29 3.2% 32.3% 0.10 66% .353 .241
2014 34 MAJ TOR 84 81 3.6% 14.3% 0.25 85% .197 .148
2014  (Multiple Teams) 34 MAJ KC/TOR 115 110 3.5% 19.1% 0.18 80% .229 .173
2015 35 AAA TAC 43 39 7% 16.3% 0.43 82% .250 .103
2015 35 AAA LEH 97 77 18.6% 18.6% 1.00 77% .375 .246
2015 35 AAA OMA 62 56 8.1% 14.5% 0.56 84% .186 .250
2015 35 MAJ KC 5 4 0% 40% 0.00 50% .000 .000
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3-Year Averages     163 149 6.7% 20.2% 0.33 78% .239 .182
Career     537 492 6.5% 21% 0.31 77% .236 .183

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2015 Stat Review for Erik Kratz    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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.000 AVG
TERRIBLE
50% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.000 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.000 SLG
TERRIBLE
.000 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.00 BB/K
TERRIBLE
0.0% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
40.0% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.000 OPS
TERRIBLE
.000 OBP
TERRIBLE

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Erik Kratz: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Kratz was signed to a minor league contract by the Phillies on Wednesday, Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reports.

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Kratz was released by the Mariners on Wednesday, Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times reports.

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Kratz signed a minor league contract with the Mariners on Thursday, Shannon Drayer of 710 ESPN Seattle reports.

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Kratz has elected free agency after being demoted to Triple-A Pawtucket on Sunday, Jon Morosi of FOX Sports reports.

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Kratz was outrighted to Triple-A Pawtucket on Sunday, Matthew DeFranks of FOX Sports Kansas City reports.

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Kratz was designated for assignment Thursday, MLB.com reports.

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Kratz was recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket on Tuesday.

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Kratz was claimed off waivers by the Red Sox on Sunday.

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Kratz (foot) was reinstated from the disabled list and designated for assignment Thursday.

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Kratz (foot) will be kept on a rehab assignment with Triple-A Omaha until Wednesday, FOX Sports Kansas City's Matthew DeFranks reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

Kratz spent his first full season in the majors last season at the age of 33. He opened the year as the Phillies' starting catcher while Carlos Ruiz served a suspension, but outside of hitting some home runs, he did not do much with his opportunity. Kratz can have a little value as a second catcher in deep leagues thanks to his power potential, but his low contact rate makes him a batting average liability. The Blue Jays acquired Kratz as part of their overhaul behind the plate during the offseason, but he'll be placed in a backup role at best if he manages to make the Opening Day roster.

2013

Kratz finally was rewarded for his determination last season as he received his first extended stint in the majors as a 32-year-old rookie. When Carlos Ruiz went down with an injury, Kratz seized the starting catching job away from Brian Schneider and sealed his role as Ruiz's backup for the 2013 season. Kratz has some pop in his bat, but his 20 percent HR/FB rate is likely unsustainable. With Carlos Ruiz suspended 25 games for a second positive amphetamine test, Kratz will be the starting catcher for the first month of the season and then resume a backup role.

2012

Kratz will be in camp this spring as the Phillies' third catcher. He'll need an injury to Brian Schneider or Carlos Ruiz to have any shot at avoiding a return to Triple-A to start the season.