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Lars Anderson

26-Year-Old Outfielder – Chicago Cubs

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: NO   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 215   DOB: 9/25/1987   BORN: Oakland, CA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 18th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a minor league deal with the Cubs in January of 2014.

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Lars Anderson 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
2007 19 A GRE 124 529 458 69 132 48 35 3 10 69 2 4 71 112 0 0 0 .288 .385 .443 .828
2007 19 A LAN 10 46 35 13 12 3 2 0 1 9 0 0 11 9 0 0 0 .343 .489 .486 .975
2008 20 A LAN 77 355 306 58 97 33 19 1 13 50 0 0 46 64 0 3 0 .317 .408 .513 .921
2008 20 AA POR 41 163 133 27 42 18 13 0 5 30 1 0 29 43 0 1 0 .316 .436 .526 .962
2009 21 AA POR 119 512 447 50 104 32 23 0 9 51 2 0 63 114 0 1 1 .233 .328 .345 .673
2010 22 AA POR 17 71 62 13 22 10 5 0 5 16 1 1 7 16 0 2 0 .355 .408 .677 1.085
2010 22 AAA PAW 113 462 409 49 107 45 32 3 10 53 2 2 44 109 0 3 6 .262 .340 .428 .768
2010 22 MAJ BOS 18 43 35 4 7 1 1 0 0 4 0 0 7 8 0 1 0 .200 .326 .229 .554
2011 23 AAA PAW 136 577 491 65 130 47 31 2 14 78 5 0 80 120 0 3 3 .265 .369 .422 .791
2011 23 MAJ BOS 6 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2012 24 AAA PAW 93 401 340 49 88 33 22 2 9 52 1 0 56 89 0 5 0 .259 .359 .415 .774
2012 24 AAA COL 18 69 56 4 11 5 5 0 0 7 0 0 9 18 0 2 2 .196 .319 .286 .605
2012 24 MAJ BOS 6 8 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .250
2013 25 AAA CHA 66 266 227 20 44 9 7 0 2 14 1 0 33 72 1 2 3 .194 .302 .251 .553
2014 26 AA TEN 8 34 26 7 9 3 2 0 1 3 0 0 7 3 0 1 0 .346 .471 .538 1.009
2014 26 AAA IOW 34 101 87 12 25 9 5 0 4 19 0 0 11 18 1 1 1 .287 .370 .483 .853
3-Year Averages     6 6 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Career  (View All)     30 56 48 7 8 1 1 0 0 4 0 0 7 14 0 1 0 .167 .268 .188 .455

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

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Lars Anderson 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
Jul. 31 Col Did not play.
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Jul. 27 StL Did not play.
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Jul. 20 @Ari Did not play.
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Jul. 13 Atl Did not play.
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Jul. 10 @Cin Did not play.
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Jul. 2 @Bos Did not play.
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Jun. 30 @Bos Did not play.
Jun. 28 Was Did not play.
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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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000

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Lars Anderson: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2012 2 4 4
2011 6
2010 18

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Lars Anderson Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
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Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201271000.143.143.286

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
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Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201251000.200.200.400
Lars Anderson Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2007 19 A GRE 529 458 13.4% 21.2% 0.63 76% .363 .155
2007 19 A LAN 46 35 23.9% 19.6% 1.22 74% .440 .143
2008 20 A LAN 355 306 13% 18% 0.72 79% .367 .196
2008 20 AA POR 163 133 17.8% 26.4% 0.67 68% .435 .210
2009 21 AA POR 512 447 12.3% 22.3% 0.55 74% .293 .112
2010 22 AA POR 71 62 9.9% 22.5% 0.44 74% .415 .322
2010 22 AAA PAW 462 409 9.5% 23.6% 0.40 73% .334 .166
2010 22 MAJ BOS 43 35 16.3% 18.6% 0.88 77% .259 .029
2011 23 AAA PAW 577 491 13.9% 20.8% 0.67 76% .325 .157
2011 23 MAJ BOS 5 5 0% 60% 0.00 40% .000 .000
2012 24 AAA PAW 401 340 14% 22.2% 0.63 74% .326 .156
2012 24 AAA COL 69 56 13% 26.1% 0.50 68% .289 .090
2012 24 MAJ BOS 8 8 0% 37.5% 0.00 63% .200 .000
2013 25 AAA CHA 266 227 12.4% 27.1% 0.46 68% .275 .057
2014 26 AA TEN 34 26 20.6% 8.8% 2.33 88% .364 .192
2014 26 AAA IOW 101 87 10.9% 17.8% 0.61 79% .323 .196
3-Year Averages     6 6 0% 50% 0.00 50% .000 .000
Career     56 48 12.5% 25% 0.50 71% .235 .021

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Lars Anderson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Anderson was released by Triple-A Charlotte on Thursday, the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Anderson was dealt to the White Sox on Monday for cash considerations, the Chicago Tribune reports. He will report to Triple-A Charlotte.

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Anderson was designated for assignment by the Blue Jays on Friday.

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Anderson was optioned to Triple-A Buffalo on Thursday.

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Anderson was claimed off waivers by the Blue Jays on Monday, Sportsnet's Shi Davidi reports.

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The White Sox designated Anderson for assignment Thursday, the Chicago Tribune reports.

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The White Sox claimed Anderson off waivers Friday.

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The Diamondbacks designated Anderson for assignment Thursday, Bill Shaikin of the LA Times reports.

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Anderson was sent to the Diamondbacks in Tuesday's big three-way trade between the Reds, Indians and Diamondbacks. The Reds got Shin-Soo Choo and Jason Donald, the Diamondbacks got Didi Gregorius, Tony Sipp and Anderson, and the Indians got Trevor Bauer, Stubbs, Bryan Shaw and Matt Albers.

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Anderson has been traded to the Indians for knuckleballer Steven Wright, WEEI.com's Alex Speier reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

There was no outlook written for Lars Anderson.

2012

For the second straight year, Anderson got a late-season callup to Boston but saw few at-bats as a backup to Adrian Gonzalez at first and David Ortiz at designated hitter. Therein lies the problem for Anderson's career: he's boxed in at Triple-A. He's shown to be a streaky hitter with a nice swing, but with little power at this stage. He strikes out far too often for someone who slugged a career-low .422 at Triple-A in 2011. It's obvious that he's not going to succeed in the majors unless he's traded to another organization.

2011

Anderson made the move from Double- to Triple-A early on in the 2010 season and struggled initially. Though he was much better in the second half of the season, Anderson still had stretches where he didn't hit. He is striking out too much and the power we've been waiting for hasn't developed. But everything considered, he improved after a subpar 2009 that dropped him in many prospect rankings. Anthony Rizzo had moved ahead of him as a first-base prospect, but that changed when Boston traded Rizzo to San Diego as part of the package to land Adrian Gonzalez. The downside to that, obviously, is that Gonzalez should be Boston's first baseman for the next several years. Anderson, who spent September in Boston, is major-league ready and now doesn't have to carry the expectations that come with being the organization's top prospect. That may have played a role in his production drop in 2009. We may never see the big bat, but he is skilled defensively and could land as the backup to Gonzalez with Mark Grace-like production, but there's also still the chance he's part of a trade package and shipped elsewhere.

2010

Anderson's 2010 ETA appears to be too optimistic, as he slumped badly for Double-A Portland in 2009. The power potential we saw in 2008 didn't emerge in his first full season at Double-A. In each of the last two seasons, Anderson has had stretches when he struggled to hit for weeks at a time. The strikeout rate is still too high, and there were reports of flaws creeping into what had been a sweet swing. He'll need to prove he can hit against advanced pitching for the Red Sox to consider him a solution at the major league level. We're looking for a 2011 arrival, but the organization continues to think about adding an existing MLB first baseman and moving Kevin Youkilis to third. This is a big year for Anderson to make himself a part of the Red Sox's upcoming plans.

2009

After a slow start at High-A Lancaster, Anderson started to hit in May and was promoted to Double-A Portland in July. At 20, his power potential began to develop as he rapped 18 homers and 80 RBI in 439 at-bats, while becoming the top non-pitching prospect in the organization. There was a slight adjustment moving up a level, but the learning curve was minimal. Anderson strikes out a little too much, but that can be corrected, and fielding skills are adequate at this point. He's two years away from the major league level and will find a spot -- either first base or designated hitter depending on the other moves made by the front office -- in Boston by 2010.

2008

Anderson made the move from Low-A to High-A in 2007, hitting 11 homers and knocking in 78 runs between Greenville and Lancaster. At 6-4, 210, he's got a hitter's build and a high power ceiling. He combines good on-base skills (.393 OBP) with a lot of strikeouts (121 K in 493 AB). He's just 19, so there's time to learn restraint. The organization has added a few first-base prospects in the last couple of years, but he's above Aaron Bates and Chris Carter in terms of promise.