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Collin Cowgill

30-Year-Old Outfielder – Free Agent

2016 Stats

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After a successful year as a platoon hitter in 2014, Cowgill never got off the ground last season, struggling before a wrist sprain near the end of May cost him three months. The Angels acquired outfi...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: L   HT: 5' 9"   WT: 190   DOB: 5/22/1986   BORN: Lexington, KY   COLLEGE: Kentucky   DRAFTED: 5th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Collin Cowgill Contract Information:

Traded to the Indians for cash in December of 2015.

September 2, 2016  –  Collin Cowgill News

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Collin Cowgill 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
2008 22 A SOU 50 226 201 31 50 17 13 3 1 17 1 0 25 61 0 0 0 .249 .346 .358 .704
2008 22 A YAK 20 92 79 21 24 15 3 1 11 28 5 0 12 17 1 0 0 .304 .415 .785 1.200
2009 23 A VIS 61 253 220 39 61 20 9 5 6 36 11 4 29 49 0 4 0 .277 .373 .445 .818
2010 24 AA MOB 131 577 502 89 143 54 34 4 16 83 25 9 57 73 0 10 8 .285 .360 .464 .824
2011 25 AAA REN 98 456 395 95 140 45 24 8 13 70 30 3 51 63 7 1 2 .354 .430 .554 .984
2011 25 MAJ ARI 36 100 92 8 22 4 3 0 1 9 4 2 8 28 0 0 0 .239 .300 .304 .604
2012 26 A+ STO 2 8 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .250
2012 26 AAA SAC 61 285 260 33 66 22 17 1 4 37 8 2 20 50 0 2 3 .254 .312 .373 .685
2012 26 MAJ OAK 38 116 104 10 28 3 2 0 1 9 3 4 11 27 0 1 0 .269 .336 .317 .653
2013 27 AAA SAL 4 17 15 4 9 3 1 0 2 7 1 0 1 3 0 0 1 .600 .647 1.067 1.714
2013 27 AAA LAS 33 145 123 22 33 11 6 0 5 12 4 0 17 25 3 0 2 .268 .366 .439 .805
2013 27 MAJ NYM 23 63 61 7 11 4 2 0 2 8 0 0 2 15 0 0 0 .180 .206 .311 .517
2013 27 MAJ LAA 50 99 91 11 21 7 3 2 2 8 1 0 5 27 3 0 0 .231 .271 .374 .645
2013  (Multiple Teams) 27 MAJ NYM/LAA 73 162 152 18 32 11 5 2 4 16 1 0 7 42 3 0 0 .211 .245 .349 .594
2014 28 AAA SAL 3 14 12 4 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 .333 .429 .500 .929
2014 28 MAJ LAA 106 293 260 37 65 16 10 1 5 21 4 0 26 74 2 0 5 .250 .330 .354 .684
2015 29 A+ INL 2 7 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .167 .286 .167 .453
2015 29 AAA SAL 12 47 44 5 16 4 3 0 1 4 0 0 2 5 0 0 1 .364 .404 .500 .904
2015 29 MAJ LAA 55 74 69 10 13 4 2 1 1 2 2 1 4 19 1 0 0 .188 .233 .290 .523
2016 30 AAA COL 103 407 359 46 84 22 17 1 4 30 7 2 34 85 5 2 7 .234 .311 .320 .631
2016 30 MAJ CLE 9 14 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 0 0 0 .083 .214 .083 .297
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3-Year Averages     56 125 113 15 26 6 4 0 2 7 2 0 10 33 1 0 1 .230 .298 .319 .617
Career  (View All)     317 759 689 83 161 38 22 4 12 57 14 7 58 197 6 1 5 .234 .297 .329 .627

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Collin Cowgill: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 8 8
2015 46 41 4 4
2014 97 44 11 49 3
2013 66 32 24 17
2012 36 16 15 8
2011 25 18 10

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Collin Cowgill Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201690000.000.000.100
2015404120.225.350.594
2014125163122.288.440.790

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201630000.333.333.833
2015296002.138.207.426
201413521292.215.274.586

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201660000.167.167.452
2015314000.161.226.438
201412919282.240.318.613

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201660000.000.000.143
2015386122.211.342.592
2014131183132.260.389.751
Collin Cowgill Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2008 22 A SOU 226 201 11.1% 27% 0.41 70% .353 .109
2008 22 A YAK 92 79 13% 18.5% 0.71 78% .255 .481
2009 23 A VIS 253 220 11.5% 19.4% 0.59 78% .333 .168
2010 24 AA MOB 577 502 9.9% 12.7% 0.78 85% .308 .179
2011 25 AAA REN 456 395 11.2% 13.8% 0.81 84% .398 .200
2011 25 MAJ ARI 100 92 8% 28% 0.29 70% .333 .065
2012 26 A+ STO 8 8 0% 25% 0.00 75% .167 .000
2012 26 AAA SAC 285 260 7% 17.5% 0.40 81% .301 .119
2012 26 MAJ OAK 116 104 9.5% 23.3% 0.41 74% .355 .048
2013 27 AAA SAL 17 15 5.9% 17.6% 0.33 80% .700 .467
2013 27 AAA LAS 145 123 11.7% 17.2% 0.68 80% .301 .171
2013 27 MAJ NYM 63 61 3.2% 23.8% 0.13 75% .205 .131
2013 27 MAJ LAA 99 91 5.1% 27.3% 0.19 70% .306 .143
2013  (Multiple Teams) 27 MAJ NYM/LAA 162 152 4.3% 25.9% 0.17 72% .264 .138
2014 28 AAA SAL 14 12 14.3% 14.3% 1.00 83% .400 .167
2014 28 MAJ LAA 293 260 8.9% 25.3% 0.35 72% .331 .104
2015 29 A+ INL 7 6 14.3% 14.3% 1.00 83% .200 .000
2015 29 AAA SAL 47 44 4.3% 10.6% 0.40 89% .395 .136
2015 29 MAJ LAA 74 69 5.4% 25.7% 0.21 72% .245 .102
2016 30 AAA COL 407 359 8.4% 20.9% 0.40 76% .296 .086
2016 30 MAJ CLE 14 12 14.3% 50% 0.29 42% .200 .000
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3-Year Averages     125 113 8% 26.4% 0.30 71% .308 .089
Career     759 689 7.6% 26% 0.29 71% .310 .095

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2016 Stat Review for Collin Cowgill    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.083 AVG
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42% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.200 BABIP
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Power

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.083 SLG
TERRIBLE
.000 ISO
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Plate Discipline

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0.29 BB/K
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14.3% BB Rate
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50.0% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.297 OPS
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.214 OBP
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Collin Cowgill: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Cowgill was designated for assignment Thursday.

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Cowgill was optioned to Triple-A Columbus on Wednesday.

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Cowgill is in the lineup and batting ninth for Tuesday's game against the Mariners.

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Cowgill will bat ninth and play right field in Wednesday's game against the Rays.

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Cowgill is in the lineup for Monday's season opener against the Red Sox.

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The Indians informed Cowgill on Monday that he will break camp with the big club.

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Cowgill has struggled at the plate this spring, hitting just .132 (5-for-38), but his ability to handle all three outfield spots defensively may help him make the Opening Day roster, MLB.com reports. "It was hard, because he was struggling so much. But, what he does - the defensive player, the baserunner - the things he can do are there," manager Terry Francona said.

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Cowgill could benefit from Abraham Almonte's suspension, Ryan Lewis of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

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Cowgill was traded to the Indians on Wednesday in exchange for cash considerations.

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2015

Cowgill broke camp with the Angels in 2014 as a reserve outfielder, but ended up playing a career-high 106 games, seeing time in the outfield as an injury replacement for Josh Hamilton and Kole Calhoun in April, and then as part of a right-handed platoon with Calhoun for a time upon his return. While he failed to capitalize on his role as a full-time player, he was effective against southpaws, notching a .790 OPS against them in 137 plate appearances. The 28-year-old showed a marked improvement in his walk rate in 2014 (8.9% BB%) but struck out at an unsightly 25.3% clip. While he could potentially cut into Calhoun's playing time again due to his solid performance in the platoon, it doesn't seem likely that he will have a chance as a starter in 2015, as the other two outfield spots will be occupied by Mike Trout and a presumably healthy Hamilton.

2014

Cowgill was acquired by the Angels at the end of June after hitting just .180 in 23 games with the Mets in 2013. Initially optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake, Cowgill was able to see some time with the big club due to the rash of injuries that overtook the Angels last season. Used almost exclusively against left-handed pitchers, his numbers improved slightly, as he finished with a .644 OPS in 99 plate appearances with the Halos. Cowgill's remarkably-low walk rate (4.3%), combined with his remarkably-high strikeout rate (25.9%), make his primary role in 2014 likely to be little more than organizational depth.

2013

Acquired in the Trevor Cahill trade during the 2011 offseason, Cowgill started 2012 with the A's, but was sent down to Sacramento in April because the team had a glut of outfielders. Cowgill had a less than exciting year for Sacramento, so he was deemed expendable in Oakland. Traded to the Mets in December, Cowgill has a clearer path to big league at-bats than he had in either of the last two seasons. It is expected that Cowgill will provide speed on the basepaths in a platoon role starting mostly against left-handed pitching if he makes it onto the 25-man roster.

2012

Although the D-Backs didn't have an everyday role for him, Cowgill made his big league debut in 2011 and could be in position to secure the fourth outfielder role this spring. The .354/.430/.554 line should be taken with an appropriate grain of salt given that it came in the hitter-friendly Pacific Coast League and on the strength of an inflated .397 BABIP. Still, there are interesting tools here, and Cowgill could be a nice cheap source of stolen bases given his ability to draw walks and thieve extra bags (30-for-33) when given the green light on the basepaths. His path to playing time became clearer following his inclusion in the trade to Oakland that saw the Diamondbacks land Trevor Cahill.

2011

In a full season at Double-A, Cowgill held his own and actually turned in his best professional season at age 24. Not only did he show ample skills across the board with the bat, Cowgill also converted 25-of-34 stolen-base attempts. The concerns here can be tied to his lefty-righty splits as he hit .269/.338/.460 against right-handers and .322/.411/.474 against the southpaws. The future path in the big leagues may be that of a fourth outfielder, but Cowgill has drawn comparisons to Cody Ross and his combination of power, speed and ability to play all three outfield spots. Look for Cowgill to start 2011 at Triple-A Reno with an eye toward getting his first taste of Arizona at some point during the second half of the season.