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Mike Zunino

26-Year-Old Catcher – Seattle Mariners

2017 Stats

AVG

.220

HR

18

RBI

46

R

38

SB

0

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Zunino's career .195 batting average, 32.4 percent strikeout rate and 16.6 percent swinging-strike rate clearly paint him as a hacker. He finally proved in 2016, however, that he can tap into the home...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 220   DOB: 3/25/1991   BORN: Cape Coral, FL   COLLEGE: Florida   DRAFTED: 1st Rd   

August 15, 2017  –  Mike Zunino News

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Zunino went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Monday's 11-3 loss to the Orioles.

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Mike Zunino 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
2012 21 A EVE 29 133 110 29 41 20 10 0 10 35 1 0 18 26 0 1 4 .373 .474 .736 1.210
2012 21 AA JAC 15 57 51 6 17 7 4 0 3 8 0 0 5 7 0 1 0 .333 .386 .588 .974
2013 22 AAA TAC 52 229 203 38 46 26 12 3 11 43 0 0 17 66 0 4 5 .227 .297 .478 .775
2013 22 MAJ SEA 52 193 173 22 37 10 5 0 5 14 1 0 16 49 0 1 3 .214 .290 .329 .619
2014 23 MAJ SEA 131 476 438 51 87 44 20 2 22 60 0 3 17 158 0 4 17 .199 .254 .404 .658
2015 24 AAA TAC 10 43 41 7 13 5 2 0 3 8 0 0 0 8 0 0 2 .317 .349 .585 .934
2015 24 MAJ SEA 112 386 350 28 61 22 11 0 11 28 0 1 21 132 8 2 5 .174 .230 .300 .530
2016 25 AAA TAC 79 327 280 47 80 32 15 0 17 57 0 1 35 69 0 4 8 .286 .376 .521 .897
2016 25 MAJ SEA 55 192 164 16 34 19 7 0 12 31 0 0 21 65 0 1 6 .207 .318 .470 .788
2017 26 AAA TAC 12 45 41 7 12 7 2 0 5 11 0 0 4 5 0 0 0 .293 .356 .707 1.063
2017 26 MAJ SEA 90 314 282 38 62 33 15 0 18 46 0 0 25 121 0 1 6 .220 .296 .465 .761
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3-Year Averages     99 349 317 31 60 27 12 0 15 39 0 1 19 118 2 2 9 .189 .254 .369 .623
Career  (View All)     440 1,561 1,407 155 281 128 58 2 68 179 1 4 100 525 8 9 37 .200 .269 .389 .658

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Mike Zunino Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Aug. 16 Bal 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .296 .465 .761
Aug. 15 Bal 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .215 .290 .459 .749
Aug. 14 Bal 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .288 .462 .750
Aug. 13 LAA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .212 .285 .451 .736
Aug. 12 LAA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .212 .285 .451 .736
Aug. 11 LAA 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .216 .289 .457 .746
Aug. 10 LAA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .215 .289 .449 .738
Aug. 9 @Oak Did not play.
Aug. 8 @Oak 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .291 .452 .743
Aug. 6 @KC Did not play.
Aug. 6 @KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .215 .291 .454 .745
Aug. 4 @KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .295 .461 .756
Aug. 3 @KC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .299 .468 .767
Aug. 2 @Tex 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .302 .474 .776
Aug. 1 @Tex 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .228 .305 .480 .785
Jul. 31 @Tex 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .303 .477 .780
Jul. 30 NYM 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .303 .477 .780
Jul. 29 NYM 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .300 .481 .781
Jul. 28 NYM 3 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .231 .303 .487 .790
Jul. 26 Bos Did not play.
Jul. 25 Bos 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .296 .472 .768
Jul. 24 Bos 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .291 .463 .754
Jul. 23 NYY Did not play.
Jul. 22 NYY 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .295 .469 .764
Jul. 21 NYY 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .296 .460 .756
Jul. 20 NYY 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .300 .468 .768
Jul. 19 @Hou 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .297 .472 .769
Jul. 18 @Hou Did not play.
Jul. 17 @Hou 5 1 2 1 0 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .297 .470 .767
Jul. 16 @CWS 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .294 .452 .746
Last 7 Games 19 3 5 1 0 2 3 2 8 0 0 1 0 0 .263 .364 .632 .996
Last 14 Games 36 4 6 1 0 2 3 2 15 0 0 1 0 0 .167 .231 .361 .592
Last 30 Games 77 12 16 4 0 6 10 9 34 0 0 2 0 1 .208 .307 .494 .801

Mike Zunino: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 86 2
2016 52 2
2015 112
2014 130 1
2013 50

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Mike Zunino Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20176712460.224.433.730
2016404360.200.450.835
20151039170.204.272.517

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20172152614400.219.474.770
2016124129250.210.476.769
20152471910210.162.312.536

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20171462312290.219.514.833
201679109200.228.582.923
2015166126130.163.283.504

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017136156170.221.412.681
20168563110.188.365.661
2015184165150.185.315.554
Mike Zunino vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Austin Pruitt TB 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000

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Mike Zunino Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2012 21 A EVE 133 110 13.5% 19.5% 0.69 76% .413 .363
2012 21 AA JAC 57 51 8.8% 12.3% 0.71 86% .333 .255
2013 22 AAA TAC 229 203 7.4% 28.8% 0.26 67% .269 .251
2013 22 MAJ SEA 193 173 8.3% 25.4% 0.33 72% .267 .115
2014 23 MAJ SEA 476 438 3.6% 33.2% 0.11 64% .248 .205
2015 24 AAA TAC 43 41 0% 18.6% 0.00 80% .333 .268
2015 24 MAJ SEA 386 350 5.4% 34.2% 0.16 62% .239 .126
2016 25 AAA TAC 327 280 10.7% 21.1% 0.51 75% .318 .235
2016 25 MAJ SEA 192 164 10.9% 33.9% 0.32 60% .250 .263
2017 26 AAA TAC 45 41 8.9% 11.1% 0.80 88% .226 .414
2017 26 MAJ SEA 314 282 8% 38.5% 0.21 57% .306 .245
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3-Year Averages     349 317 5.4% 33.8% 0.16 63% .242 .180
Career     1,561 1,407 6.4% 33.6% 0.19 63% .259 .189

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Mike Zunino Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 C 919.7 0 0 0 0 466 0 394 0
2016 C 443.7 0 0 0 0 228 0 165 0
2017 C 721.7 0 0 0 0 410 0 281 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 C 0 -1 0 0 0 0 9 8
2016 C 3 -1 0 0 2 0 4 8
2017 C 2 -1 0 0 -3 0 -1 -3

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2017 Stat Review for Mike Zunino    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.21 BB/K
TERRIBLE
8.0% BB Rate
AVERAGE
38.5% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.761 OPS
WEAK
.296 OBP
POOR
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.220 AVG
TERRIBLE
.306 BABIP
AVERAGE
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.465 SLG
GOOD
.245 ISO
GREAT

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Mike Zunino: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Zunino is out of the lineup Sunday against the Angels, Shannon Drayer of 710 ESPN Seattle reports.

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Zunino is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the A's, Shannon Drayer of 710 ESPN Seattle reports.

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Zunino is not in the lineup for Game 2 of Sunday's doubleheader against the Royals, Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times reports.

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Zunino is out of the lineup Monday against the Rangers, Bob Dutton of The Tacoma News Tribune reports.

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Zunino went 2-for-3 with a solo homer, a walk and two runs in Friday's 7-5 loss to the Mets.

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Zunino is out of the lineup for Wednesday's series finale against Boston, MyNorthwest.com's Shannon Drayer reports.

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Zunino went 1-for-4 with a game-tying solo home run and two walks in Tuesday's 6-5 extra-inning win over the Red Sox.

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Zunino is out of the lineup Sunday against the Yankees.

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Zunino is out of Tuesday's lineup against the Astros, Bob Dutton of The Tacoma News Tribune reports.

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Zunino went 2-for-5 with a double, a homer and three RBI Monday in Houston.

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Zunino is out of the lineup against the White Sox on Saturday.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

After Zunino batted .199 with a .658 OPS in 2014, it was obvious he needed more time in the minors to hone his hitting skills. But there he was on Opening Day as the Mariners' starting catcher, and the next five months he caught more innings than any AL backstop other than Salvador Perez, all while flailing away at the plate. When he was finally, mercifully, sent to Triple-A in late August, Zunino's .174 batting average was on pace to be the lowest in the majors since 1892. Among players with at least Zunino's 386 plate appearances, his average ranked eighth-lowest all-time. Thankfully, Zunino will get as much time as he needs in the minors this season, as the Mariners acquired catchers Chris Iannetta and Steve Clevenger. Zunino has good power when he runs into a fastball, but he has to make better contact (62% last year) and cut his strikeouts - he led MLB with one whiff every 2.92 plate appearances (min 350 PA) - to be an everyday catcher again.

2015

Zunino set a franchise record for home runs by a catcher last season, but it came with a .199 average, the lowest in the majors among catchers with at least 300 at-bats. More than half (44) of Zunino's 87 hits went for extra bases. Yes, Zunino can jump on a major league fastball. It's on breaking and offspeed pitches where his at-bats go to die. Zunino struck out in a third of his plate appearances last season while walking just 3.6% of the time. But he's just 24 and is still developing after being rushed to the big leagues with only 419 minor league plate appearances under his belt. The Mariners like the way he handles the pitching staff, and there is no one around to challenge him for playing time.

2014

Zunino had a rough rookie season. Promoted in June, a broken hand in late July caused him to miss more than month. Zunino is still trying to find his way at the plate, as a steady diet of breaking and offspeed pitches proved to be his nemesis. The Mariners, though, are content to focus most of his attention on his catching for now. The Mariners could bring in a veteran catcher to tutor Zunino this year, but the team is clearly banking on him as the catcher of the future. While the 2012 No. 3 overall pick didn't make quite as big an impact as many expected last season, Zunino will have ample opportunity to make a name for himself this season. Keep an eye on him this spring and into the year the raw power he showed last year could quickly increase his value for fantasy owners.

2013

The 2012 Golden Spikes Award winner as the nation's top amateur player, Zunino was drafted third overall by the Mariners, who were enamored with his defense. It's been his bat, though, that has turned heads thus far - 13 homers between short-season Everett (1.210 OPS) and Double-A Jacksonville (.974 OPS) in 44 games - while his defense has caused some angst. He was said to have good hands and good agility, but he struggled blocking pitches behind the plate. Nevertheless, after a good showing in the Arizona Fall League with his bat, he goes to spring training with a shot at making the big-league club. The Mariners have only one catcher, Jesus Montero, on the roster after dealing John Jaso in January. And Montero likely will spend time again at DH, making a third catcher necessary. Zunino's bat might be ready, but his catching likely needs more polish, and the Mariners won't be quick to sacrifice essential development time. Triple-A is probably more realistic, though it won't surprise if he makes his way to Seattle at some point this season. Long-term, Zunino is clearly the catcher of the future, which also means Montero is destined for DH/1B duty.