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Nate Schierholtz

30-Year-Old Outfielder – Chicago Cubs

2014 Stats

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.234

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0

RBI

7

R

3

SB

1

2014 RotoWire Projections

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After six seasons in the big leagues, mostly with San Francisco, Schierholtz came over to the Cubs last season and shocked the world with 21 home runs in 462 at-bats, both career-high marks. While his...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 217   DOB: 2/15/1984   BORN: Reno, NV   COLLEGE: Chabot (CA) JC   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Nate Schierholtz Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $5 million deal with the Cubs in January 2014, avoiding arbitration.

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Nate Schierholtz 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 20 A Hag 58 258 233 41 69 37 22 0 15 53 1 0 18 52 0 3 4 .296 .353 .584 .937
2004 20 A San 62 281 258 39 76 30 18 9 3 31 3 1 15 41 3 2 3 .295 .338 .469 .807
2005 21 A San 128 534 502 83 160 60 37 8 15 86 5 7 32 132 0 0 0 .319 .363 .514 .877
2006 22 AA CON 125 510 470 55 126 46 26 6 14 54 8 3 27 81 0 1 12 .268 .324 .438 .762
2007 23 AAA FRE 109 439 411 67 137 54 31 7 16 68 10 4 17 58 1 4 6 .333 .365 .560 .925
2007 23 MAJ SFO 39 117 112 9 34 8 5 3 0 10 3 1 2 19 0 2 1 .304 .316 .402 .718
2008 24 AAA FRE 93 377 350 62 112 50 22 10 18 73 9 3 21 51 0 2 4 .320 .363 .594 .957
2008 24 MAJ SFO 19 81 75 12 24 10 8 1 1 5 0 1 3 8 0 0 3 .320 .370 .493 .864
2009 25 AAA FRE 5 19 18 2 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .222 .263 .278 .541
2009 25 MAJ SFO 116 308 285 33 76 26 19 2 5 29 3 1 16 58 0 6 1 .267 .302 .400 .702
2010 26 MAJ SFO 137 252 227 34 55 19 13 3 3 17 4 5 20 38 1 1 3 .242 .311 .366 .676
2011 27 MAJ SF 115 362 335 42 93 32 22 1 9 41 7 4 21 61 0 2 4 .278 .326 .430 .756
2012 28 AAA Leh 4 17 17 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .118 .118 .118 .236
2012 28 MAJ PHI 37 73 66 5 18 5 4 0 1 5 0 0 5 10 1 1 0 .273 .319 .379 .698
2012 28 MAJ SF 77 196 175 15 44 14 4 5 5 16 3 2 18 36 0 2 1 .251 .321 .417 .738
2012  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ PHI/SF 114 269 241 20 62 19 8 5 6 21 3 2 23 46 1 3 1 .257 .321 .407 .728
2013 29 MAJ CHC 137 503 462 56 116 56 32 3 21 68 6 3 29 94 1 5 6 .251 .301 .470 .771
2014 30 MAJ CHC 16 67 64 3 15 3 3 0 0 7 1 1 1 15 0 2 0 .234 .239 .281 .520
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Nate Schierholtz
3-Year Averages MAJ   122 376 346 39 90 35 20 3 12 43 5 3 24 67 0 3 3 .260 .311 .439 .750
Career  (View All) MAJ   693 1959 1801 209 475 173 110 18 45 198 27 18 115 339 3 21 19 .264 .311 .420 .731

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

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Nate Schierholtz 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 Ari Did not play.
Apr. 22 Ari 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .234 .239 .281 .520
Apr. 21 Ari 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .238 .279 .517
Apr. 20 Cin 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .254 .298 .552
Apr. 19 Cin Did not play.
Apr. 18 Cin 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .241 .288 .529
Apr. 16 @NYY 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .260 .313 .573
Apr. 16 @NYY 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .261 .318 .579
Apr. 15 @NYY Did not play.
Apr. 13 @StL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .286 .350 .636
Apr. 12 @StL 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .306 .316 .389 .705
Apr. 11 @StL 5 1 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .281 .294 .313 .607
Apr. 10 Pit 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .185 .207 .185 .392
Apr. 9 Pit Did not play.
Apr. 8 Pit 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .174 .200 .174 .374
Apr. 6 Phi 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .211 .238 .211 .449
Apr. 5 Phi 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .235 .235 .470
Apr. 4 Phi 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400
Apr. 3 @Pit Did not play.
Apr. 2 @Pit 8 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Mar. 31 @Pit 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Last 7 Days 20 0 4 0 0 0 3 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 .200 .190 .200 .390
Last 14 Days 41 3 11 3 0 0 5 0 12 1 1 0 2 0 .268 .256 .341 .597
Last 30 Days 64 3 15 3 0 0 7 1 15 1 1 0 2 0 .234 .239 .281 .520

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Nate Schierholtz: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 15 15 1
2013 126 126
2012 85 7 80 2
2011 103 8 96
2010 109 109
2009 86 86

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Nate Schierholtz Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013534130.170.245.553
2012632040.175.238.444
2011646071.234.297.562

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20134095220656.262.499.799
2012178186173.287.466.826
2011271369346.288.461.801

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20132272711372.256.485.776
20121287092.242.320.630
2011155154211.284.458.781

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20132352910314.247.455.765
2012113136121.274.504.838
2011180275206.272.406.734
Nate Schierholtz 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 20 A Hag 258 233 7% 20.2% 0.35 78% .325 .288
2004 20 A San 281 258 5.3% 14.6% 0.37 84% .341 .174
2005 21 A San 534 502 6% 24.7% 0.24 74% .408 .195
2006 22 AA CON 510 470 5.3% 15.9% 0.33 83% .299 .170
2007 23 AAA FRE 439 411 3.9% 13.2% 0.29 86% .359 .227
2007 23 MAJ SFO 117 112 1.7% 16.2% 0.11 83% .366 .098
2008 24 AAA FRE 377 350 5.6% 13.5% 0.41 85% .335 .274
2008 24 MAJ SFO 81 75 3.7% 9.9% 0.38 89% .348 .173
2009 25 AAA FRE 19 18 5.3% 5.3% 1.00 94% .235 .056
2009 25 MAJ SFO 308 285 5.2% 18.8% 0.28 80% .320 .133
2010 26 MAJ SFO 252 227 7.9% 15.1% 0.53 83% .280 .124
2011 27 MAJ SF 362 335 5.8% 16.9% 0.34 82% .317 .152
2012 28 AAA Leh 17 17 0% 17.6% 0.00 82% .143 .000
2012 28 MAJ PHI 73 66 6.8% 13.7% 0.50 85% .309 .106
2012 28 MAJ SF 196 175 9.2% 18.4% 0.50 79% .291 .166
2012  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ PHI/SF 269 241 8.6% 17.1% 0.50 81% .296 .150
2013 29 MAJ CHC 503 462 5.8% 18.7% 0.31 80% .274 .219
2014 30 MAJ CHC 67 64 1.5% 22.4% 0.07 77% .306 .047
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Nate Schierholtz
3-Year Averages MAJ   376 346 6.4% 17.8% 0.36 81% .292 .179
Career MAJ   1959 1801 5.9% 17.3% 0.34 81% .303 .156

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

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.234 AVG
POOR
77% Contact Rate
WEAK
.306 BABIP
AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.281 SLG
TERRIBLE
.047 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.07 BB/K
TERRIBLE
1.5% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
22.4% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.520 OPS
TERRIBLE
.239 OBP
TERRIBLE

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Best Matchups for Nate Schierholtz (by OPS, min 6 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Miguel Batista COL 6 3 1 3 0 1 0 .500 1.333 1.833
Manuel Corpas COL 6 3 0 1 0 1 0 .500 1.167 1.667
Edinson Volquez PIT 8 3 1 3 2 2 1 .375 .875 1.375
Dillon Gee NY-N 7 3 0 0 1 2 0 .429 .857 1.357
David Hernandez AZ 6 2 1 3 0 1 0 .333 1.000 1.333
Tyler Chatwood COL 6 2 1 1 2 1 0 .333 .833 1.333
Eric Stults SD 6 3 0 1 0 1 0 .500 .833 1.333
Randy Wolf AZ 6 3 0 2 0 1 0 .500 .833 1.333
Felipe Paulino CHI-A 6 4 0 2 0 2 0 .667 .667 1.333
Esmil Rogers TOR 6 2 1 2 1 0 0 .333 .833 1.262

Worst Matchups for Nate Schierholtz (by OPS, min 6 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Tim Stauffer SD 9 1 0 0 0 3 0 .111 .111 .222
Johnny Cueto CIN 9 1 0 0 0 2 0 .111 .111 .222
Jason Grilli PIT 9 1 0 0 0 2 0 .111 .111 .222
Chad Qualls HOU 7 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .125
Trevor Cahill AZ 10 0 0 0 1 3 0 .000 .000 .091
Wily Peralta MIL 14 0 0 1 0 3 1 .000 .000 .000
Chris Young SEA 9 0 0 0 0 7 0 .000 .000 .000
Mark Melancon PIT 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Michael Wacha STL 6 0 0 0 0 3 0 .000 .000 .000
Stephen Strasburg WAS 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000

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Nate Schierholtz: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Schierholtz is not in the lineup Saturday against the Reds, Bruce Miles of the Daily Herald reports.

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Schierholtz had four hits Friday versus the Rockies, including his first extra-base hit of the year.

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Schierholtz (illness) started in right field and went 1-for-4 at the plate versus the Pirates on Opening Day.

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Schierholtz was scratched from Saturday's exhibition with an illness, Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Schierholtz had three hits in Wednesday's exhibition loss to Arizona.

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Schierholtz (jaw) returned to the field Saturday, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Schierholtz was sent home Friday as a precaution after colliding with teammate Junior Lake, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.

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Schierholtz and the Cubs avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $5 million deal on Friday, Baseball America's Jerry Crasnick reports.

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Schierholtz is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Braves.

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Schierholtz is not in the lineup Thursday against the Pirates, MLB.com's Carrie Muskat reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

The Phillies picked up Schierholtz from the Giants in the Hunter Pence trade and it appeared he had found himself with an opportunity for regular playing time. The Phillies gave him a look initially, but a broken toe sidelined Schierholtz in mid-August and when he returned all that was left for him was a bench job. It is a role that he seems best suited for, but after the Phillies non-tendered him in November and the Cubs signed him to a one-year deal in early December, it looks like he'll at least get another shot at a starter's role for one of the few teams where he'd get that opportunity.

2012

Schierholtz was solid in 2011, posting a .756 OPS while hitting in a pitcher's park, and he also possesses one of the best arms in all of baseball in right field. Still, he's best suited to be a fourth outfielder, and he'll face stiff competition from Brandon Belt to win a starting job this season. Schierholtz isn't likely to surpass 300-350 at-bats when all is said and done in 2012.

2011

Schierholtz finished 2010 with a .242/.311/.366 line over 227 at-bats, acting mostly as the Giants' fourth and fifth outfielder. He might get squeezed out of that job in 2011 with Mark DeRosa returning from injury and Aubrey Huff possibly moving to the outfield when/if Brandon Belt is ready to take over first base, but if not, Schierholtz will continue to be nothing more than a defensive replacement in the late innings, as he's no longer in the team's future plans for a big role.

2010

After once again proving his worth in Triple-A in 2008 (.957 OPS with 18 homers over 350 at-bats), Schierholtz spent the majority of last year with the Giants, although it still resulted in limited action (285 at-bats). He didnít produce when given the opportunity (.267/.302/.400), so itís not like he commanded more at-bats. Schierholtz will be 26 years old when the season opens, and while he was once viewed as a good prospect, he has just six homers over 472 career major league at-bats. San Francisco needs both a left and right fielder, so a big spring training could earn Schierholtz a major role, but heís more likely to act as a fourth or fifth outfielder.

2009

After posting a .320/.363/.594 line in Triple-A Fresno last season, Schierholtz hit .320 over 75 at-bats with the Giants. He only hit one homer, but he did add nine other extra-base hits and rarely struck out, so he impressed. One of the better hitting prospects in San Franciscoís organization, Schierholtz deserves an opportunity to win a starting job in 2009, and if the outfield is already spoken for, then the team needs to give him a chance to win the job at first base.

2008

Schierholtz hit .304 during 112 at-bats with San Francisco last season, but that came with just eight extra-base hits and no home runs. However, he was impressive in the Arizona Fall League, posting a .348/.363/.596 line in 89 at-bats. Schierholtz figures to battle Dan Ortmeier and Rich Aurilia for San Franciscoís first base job during spring training.

2007

Schierholtz hit a pedestrian .270/.325/.443 in 470 at-bats for Double-A Connecticut last year, suggesting he's still a few years away from becoming a candidate for the San Francisco outfield.

2006

Fifteen homers and 32 walks at San Jose are negative indicators for a corner-outfield prospect. Schierholtz looks more like the next Tony Torcato than anything else.

2005

Shierholtz is a prospect from the South Atlantic League, where he was among the league leaders in 2004 with 14 HR, 51 RBI, and 21 2B before being promoted in June to the high Single-A California League. He's got lots of promise, but is several years away from the big leagues.