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Scott Hairston

33-Year-Old Outfielder – Washington Nationals

2014 Stats

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.500

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2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Hairston hit a little better for Washington after coming over from the Cubs, but he still didn't come close to duplicating his 20-homer form from 2012. Don't expect him to have a big role off the Nati...

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STATUS:  15-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Oblique     EST. RETURN:  4/28/2014
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 204   DOB: 5/25/1980
BORN: Fort Worth, TX   COLLEGE: Central Arizona JC  DRAFTED: 3rd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Scott Hairston Contract Information:

Agreed to a two-year contract with the Cubs in January of 2013.

April 23, 2014  –  Scott Hairston News

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Hairston (oblique) took batting practice on the field Wednesday, the Nationals' official Twitter feed reports.

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Scott Hairston 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 AAA TUC 28 127 115 29 36 16 8 3 5 20 0 3 11 21 0 1 0 .313 .370 .565 .935
2005 25 AAA TUC 58 237 209 45 64 27 8 3 16 39 3 0 21 40 0 2 5 .306 .380 .603 .983
2005 25 MAJ ARI 15 20 20 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 .100 .100 .150 .250
2006 26 AAA TUC 98 440 381 83 123 49 22 1 26 81 3 0 52 78 0 3 4 .323 .407 .591 .998
2006 26 MAJ ARI 9 16 15 2 6 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 .400 .438 .533 .971
2007 27 MAJ ARI 76 199 176 21 39 17 13 1 3 16 2 0 19 37 3 0 1 .222 .301 .358 .659
2007 27 MAJ SDG 31 95 87 16 25 14 5 1 8 20 0 0 7 18 0 1 0 .287 .337 .644 .981
2007  (Multiple Teams) 27 MAJ ARI/SDG 107 294 263 37 64 31 18 2 11 36 2 0 26 55 3 1 1 .243 .313 .452 .765
2008 28 MAJ SDG 112 362 326 42 81 38 18 3 17 31 3 1 28 84 3 2 3 .248 .312 .479 .791
2009 29 A Lak 3 11 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 .100 .308 .100 .408
2009 29 MAJ SDG 56 216 197 26 59 25 14 1 10 29 8 1 17 45 1 0 1 .299 .358 .533 .891
2009 29 MAJ OAK 60 248 233 24 55 21 13 1 7 35 3 2 8 38 0 5 2 .236 .262 .391 .653
2009  (Multiple Teams) 29 MAJ SDG/OAK 116 464 430 50 114 46 27 2 17 64 11 3 25 83 1 5 3 .265 .307 .456 .763
2010 30 A+ Lak 3 11 7 1 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 .571 .727 .714 1.441
2010 30 MAJ SDG 104 336 295 34 62 20 10 0 10 36 6 1 31 69 0 4 6 .210 .295 .346 .640
2011 31 MAJ NYM 79 145 132 20 31 16 8 1 7 24 1 1 11 34 0 0 2 .235 .303 .470 .773
2012 32 MAJ NYM 134 398 377 52 99 48 25 3 20 57 8 2 19 83 0 1 1 .263 .299 .504 .803
2013 33 MAJ CHC 52 112 99 13 17 10 2 0 8 19 2 0 7 25 0 4 2 .172 .232 .434 .666
2013 33 MAJ WAS 33 62 58 5 13 5 3 0 2 7 0 0 2 19 1 1 0 .224 .246 .379 .625
2013  (Multiple Teams) 33 MAJ CHC/WAS 85 174 157 18 30 15 5 0 10 26 2 0 9 44 1 5 2 .191 .237 .414 .651
2014 34 MAJ WAS 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Scott Hairston
3-Year Averages MAJ   99 238 222 30 53 25 12 1 12 35 3 1 13 53 0 2 1 .239 .282 .464 .745
Career  (View All) MAJ   864 2575 2356 295 574 251 129 17 105 305 36 11 171 551 10 19 19 .244 .298 .447 .744

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Scott Hairston 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
Apr. 23 LAA Did not play.
Apr. 22 LAA Did not play.
Apr. 21 LAA Did not play.
Apr. 20 StL Did not play.
Apr. 19 StL Did not play.
Apr. 18 StL Did not play.
Apr. 17 StL Did not play.
Apr. 16 @Mia Did not play.
Apr. 15 @Mia Did not play.
Apr. 14 @Mia Did not play.
Apr. 13 @Atl Did not play.
Apr. 12 @Atl Did not play.
Apr. 11 @Atl Did not play.
Apr. 10 Mia Did not play.
Apr. 9 Mia Did not play.
Apr. 8 Mia Did not play.
Apr. 6 Atl Did not play.
Apr. 5 Atl 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Apr. 4 Atl Did not play.
Apr. 3 @NYM 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000
Apr. 2 @NYM Did not play.
Mar. 31 @NYM Did not play.
Last 7 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Days 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000

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Scott Hairston: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014
2013 46 16 31 1
2012 108 58 14 49
2011 1 35 10 10 15 3
2010 85 71 19 6 1
2009 107 60 51 3

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Scott Hairston Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20131261510252.214.484.743
20121892611314.286.550.867
20118111191.247.395.702

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013313010.097.129.276
2012188269274.239.457.739
20115196150.216.588.886

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201381127171.247.556.863
20121842411283.223.478.740
201170102111.243.414.726

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013766391.132.263.422
2012193289295.301.528.863
201162105130.226.532.826
Scott Hairston 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 AAA TUC 127 115 8.7% 16.5% 0.52 82% .348 .252
2005 25 AAA TUC 237 209 8.9% 16.9% 0.53 81% .314 .297
2005 25 MAJ ARI 20 20 0% 30% 0.00 70% .143 .050
2006 26 AAA TUC 440 381 11.8% 17.7% 0.67 80% .350 .268
2006 26 MAJ ARI 16 15 6.3% 31.3% 0.20 67% .600 .133
2007 27 MAJ ARI 199 176 9.5% 18.6% 0.51 79% .265 .136
2007 27 MAJ SDG 95 87 7.4% 18.9% 0.39 79% .279 .357
2007  (Multiple Teams) 27 MAJ ARI/SDG 294 263 8.8% 18.7% 0.47 79% .269 .209
2008 28 MAJ SDG 362 326 7.7% 23.2% 0.33 74% .284 .231
2009 29 A Lak 11 10 9.1% 27.3% 0.33 70% .143 .000
2009 29 MAJ SDG 216 197 7.9% 20.8% 0.38 77% .345 .234
2009 29 MAJ OAK 248 233 3.2% 15.3% 0.21 84% .255 .155
2009  (Multiple Teams) 29 MAJ SDG/OAK 464 430 5.4% 17.9% 0.30 81% .294 .191
2010 30 A+ Lak 11 7 36.4% 9.1% 4.00 86% .667 .143
2010 30 MAJ SDG 336 295 9.2% 20.5% 0.45 77% .241 .136
2011 31 MAJ NYM 145 132 7.6% 23.4% 0.32 74% .264 .235
2012 32 MAJ NYM 398 377 4.8% 20.9% 0.23 78% .288 .241
2013 33 MAJ CHC 112 99 6.3% 22.3% 0.28 75% .136 .262
2013 33 MAJ WAS 62 58 3.2% 30.6% 0.11 67% .297 .155
2013  (Multiple Teams) 33 MAJ CHC/WAS 174 157 5.2% 25.3% 0.20 72% .194 .223
2014 34 MAJ WAS 2 2 0% 0% 0.00 100% .500 .000
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3-Year Averages MAJ   238 222 5.5% 22.3% 0.25 76% .261 .225
Career MAJ   2575 2356 6.6% 21.4% 0.31 77% .276 .203

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2014 Stat Review for Scott Hairston    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.500 AVG
ELITE
100% Contact Rate
ELITE
.500 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.500 SLG
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.000 ISO
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Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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

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1.000 OPS
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.500 OBP
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Career Batter vs. Pitcher Stats    (View All Matchup Data)

Best Matchups for Scott Hairston (by OPS, min 6 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Jacob Turner MIA 6 4 1 3 0 0 0 .667 1.500 2.167
Kyle Kendrick PHI 6 4 1 3 0 0 0 .667 1.333 2.000
Jaime Garcia STL 6 4 1 1 0 1 0 .667 1.167 1.833
Huston Street SD 6 2 2 3 0 4 0 .333 1.333 1.667
Sean Burnett ANA 8 3 2 2 0 3 0 .375 1.250 1.625
Ross Detwiler WAS 12 6 1 1 0 2 0 .500 1.083 1.583
Andrew Miller BOS 6 3 0 0 0 1 0 .500 1.000 1.500
Cole Hamels PHI 38 15 5 9 2 10 1 .395 .921 1.360
Jorge De La Rosa COL 18 6 2 7 4 4 0 .333 .778 1.232
Wade Miley AZ 13 5 1 8 0 1 0 .385 .846 1.231

Worst Matchups for Scott Hairston (by OPS, min 6 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Tony Cingrani CIN 7 1 0 1 0 0 2 .143 .143 .268
Derek Holland TEX 12 1 0 0 0 3 0 .083 .083 .167
Manuel Corpas COL 13 1 0 0 0 5 0 .077 .077 .154
Chad Billingsley LA 7 0 0 0 1 1 0 .000 .000 .125
Travis Wood CHI-N 9 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Edwin Jackson CHI-N 7 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000
Mike Dunn MIA 6 0 0 0 0 5 0 .000 .000 .000
Ervin Santana ATL 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
John Lannan NY-N 6 0 0 0 0 3 1 .000 .000 .000
Jake Peavy BOS 6 0 0 0 0 5 0 .000 .000 .000

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Scott Hairston: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Hairston (oblique) has begun taking swings in the batting cage, MLB.com's Andrew Simon reports.

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Hairston has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left oblique strain, reports Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post.

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Hairston has won a spot on the Nationals' 25-man roster.

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Hairston slugged a pinch-hit, three-run home run in Wednesday's win over the Cubs.

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Hairston is in the starting lineup for Monday's game against the Braves.

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Hairston made his first start with the Nationals on Tuesday, leading off and going 2-for-5 with a strikeout in a loss to the Phillies.

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Hairston is available for Monday's game against the Phillies, the Washington Post reports.

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Hairston was traded to Washington on Monday for a minor league pitcher, FoxSports.com reports.

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Hairston has not played since June 23, when he walked as a pinch hitter.

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Hairston went 1-for-3 with a grand slam in the Cubs' win over Arizona on Friday afternoon.

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With the Cubs scheduled to face three White Sox lefties in their four-game series starting Monday, Hairston should see plenty of action, team's official site reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Hairston was supposed to be a righty, pinch-hitter off the bench and see most of his starts against lefties. Poor play from the remainder of the Mets' outfield coupled with strong play by Hairston propelled him to a career high in at-bats. Hairston had a career-high 20 homers and 57 RBI, leading to .504 SLG, but those are somewhat offset by his 83:19 K:BB ratio. Hairston continues to murder left-handed pitching, so wherever the free agent ends up, look for him to see most of his action against southpaws.

2012

Hairston saw most of his action as a righty pinch hitter and occasional starter in the outfield last season. He fumbled a few balls in the outfield early on and batted .235, but slugged an above-average .470 and managed seven home runs in just 132 at-bats. Hairston should have a similar role with the Mets again in 2012. Although he struggled against lefties last season, his career .813 OPS against them will likely lead him to a platoon opportunity again during his age-32 season.

2011

Entering his age 31 season, Hairston is what he is: a weak contact and on-base player with limited power and speed. Last season a .236 BABIP depressed his .210/.295/.346 batting line. Still, he struck out nearly a quarter of the time as he fought through a hamstring issue and a crowded outfield for at-bats. Should he remain healthy and find regular playing time, there's still hope that he can produce double-digit homers and steals for only the second time in his career.

2010

Hairston was acquired in early July by the A's, eventually clearing the way for a Matt Holliday trade, but he flopped at the plate as he battled numerous injuries with Oakland. His numbers with the A's (.236/.262/.391) were a marked drop from his half-season with the Padres (.299/.358/.533), and it's very likely that the first half of 2009 will represent his peak. Hairston turns 30 years old in May, and his solid 2009 with the Padres was no different than his 2008 (.248/.312/.479) save for a few extra singles along the way. There's no reason to think he's anything more than a low-average hitter with occasional pop.

2009

Once a highly regarded second base prospect, Hairston looks to be carving out a career as a reserve, as his defensive liabilities and more importantly poor contact and on-base skills relegate him to being a platoon outfielder at best. His high strikeout total depresses his average, but when he does make contact, it is often solid as evidenced by a decent .479 SLG despite calling Petco Park his home. His season was cut short prematurely in late August due to a broken thumb suffered while diving for a ball. He is expected to be fine come spring and should again find a way to garner 300-400 at-bats.

2008

Hairston is projected for a part-time role in San Diego in 2008, depending on the team's offseason moves. He provided the Padres with a boost late last year (.287, eight homers and 20 RBI in 87 at-bats) and has the tools to hit 20 home runs in a season. However, he strikes out a ton (once every four career at-bats) and he is unlikely to occupy an everyday role this year.

2007

Ever since failing in his extended 2004 tryout, Hairston has beaten up the PCL. He's another hitter who the D'backs just don't have space for, and the kind of player who could go from nothing to a very good fantasy value with one trade. He'll work in a reserve role until then.

2006

Hairston's 2005 ended early when he underwent surgery to repair a torn labrum in his shoulder. Previous to the injury, he hit well enough at Triple-A and did a good enough job of converting to the outfield to get a chance to stick with the big club this spring in a utility role. He's always hit in the minors, so if he proves that his ugly first stint with the D-Backs in 2004 was the work of a kid who wasn't emotionally ready for the bigs, he could be a steal as an end-game pick.

2005

Hairston had a great chance to nail down a job as a major league regular in 2004 and simply blew it. His bat showed pop and potential, but he had the worst fielding average of any second-base regular in the majors. His poor attitude, including an instance in which he didn't show up for infield practice, did not endear him to many in Arizona's clubhouse. It got so bad that the D-Backs benched Hairston in September in favor of Alex Cintron at second. The D-Backs will move Hairston to right field this spring. Whether he starts the year on the major league roster will depend on his competition and whether he can field the position. You can't ignore his bat in a fantasy league, but Hairston's got to change his attitude a little to keep himself in the majors.

2004

Hairston will likely compete with Matt Kata for the Diamondbacks' second base job in the spring. After a great year at Single-A in 2002, Hairston's numbers dipped a bit at Double-A last year. He lost about four weeks due to back injuries, and rebounded to have a great AFL campaign in the fall. There were whispers about Hairston's supposed poor work habits at times last year, especially in infield drills, so we'll see how he handles major league camp and the pressures of trying to win a job.

2003

Hairston hit a combined .345-22-98 at both Single-A levels in Arizona's chain in 2002. He's got great roto promise as a second baseman that can hit. He held his own in the Arizona Fall League, hitting .255 with three homers in 28 games. Hairston will turn 23 in May, and the D-Backs may slot him as high as Triple-A to start 2003. He's certainly someone to put on your keeper league watch lists.