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Charlie Culberson

25-Year-Old Shortstop – Colorado Rockies

2014 Stats

AVG

.195

HR

3

RBI

24

R

17

SB

2

2015 RotoWire Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Aside from a brief demotion to Triple-A in April, Culberson stuck with the Rockies in a utility role for the entirety of the 2014 season, logging at least 20 games of action at every infield position ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 200   DOB: 4/10/1989   BORN: Rome, GA   COLLEGE: None     

March 28, 2015  –  Charlie Culberson News

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Culberson (back) is in the lineup for Saturday's Cactus League game against the Cubs, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports.

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Charlie Culberson 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 18 R AZL 46 180 161 32 46 14 8 5 1 16 19 1 19 38 0 0 0 .286 .374 .416 .790
2008 19 A AUG 81 307 282 31 66 16 11 2 3 27 6 6 18 57 3 4 0 .234 .290 .319 .609
2009 20 A AUG 132 548 509 71 125 24 19 3 2 36 15 4 33 110 4 2 0 .246 .303 .306 .609
2009 20 A LAN 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2010 21 A+ SAN 128 551 503 80 147 47 27 4 16 71 25 7 33 99 1 6 8 .292 .342 .457 .799
2011 22 AA RIC 137 587 553 69 143 46 34 2 10 56 14 4 22 129 4 2 6 .259 .293 .382 .675
2012 23 AAA FRE 91 380 351 53 83 30 14 6 10 53 8 2 20 76 2 3 4 .236 .283 .396 .679
2012 23 AAA COL 30 128 125 17 42 14 11 1 2 12 6 2 1 18 0 1 1 .336 .344 .488 .832
2012 23 MAJ SF 6 23 22 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 1 0 0 .136 .136 .136 .272
2013 24 AAA COL 97 419 397 63 123 49 27 8 14 64 13 9 17 74 2 2 1 .310 .338 .524 .862
2013 24 MAJ COL 47 104 99 12 29 7 5 0 2 12 5 1 4 23 0 1 0 .293 .317 .404 .721
2014 25 AAA COL 2 8 7 1 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .429 .500 .714 1.214
2014 25 MAJ COL 95 233 210 17 41 12 7 2 3 24 2 2 12 62 4 2 5 .195 .253 .290 .543
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3-Year Averages     49 118 110 9 24 5 4 0 1 12 2 1 5 30 1 1 1 .218 .256 .282 .538

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

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Charlie Culberson 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
Sep. 28 @LAD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .195 .253 .290 .543
Sep. 27 @LAD 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .199 .258 .296 .554
Sep. 26 @LAD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .194 .255 .294 .549
Sep. 24 @SD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .195 .256 .295 .551
Sep. 23 @SD Did not play.
Sep. 22 @SD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .196 .257 .296 .553
Sep. 21 Ari Did not play.
Sep. 20 Ari Did not play.
Sep. 19 Ari 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .196 .257 .296 .553
Sep. 18 Ari 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .196 .258 .296 .554
Sep. 17 LAD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .190 .254 .292 .546
Sep. 16 LAD 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .191 .255 .294 .549
Sep. 15 LAD Did not play.
Sep. 14 @StL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .189 .255 .295 .550
Sep. 13 @StL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .190 .252 .296 .548
Sep. 12 @StL Did not play.
Sep. 10 @NYM Did not play.
Sep. 9 @NYM Did not play.
Sep. 8 @NYM Did not play.
Sep. 7 SD Did not play.
Sep. 6 SD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .190 .252 .296 .548
Sep. 5 SD Did not play.
Sep. 3 SF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .191 .254 .298 .552
Sep. 2 SF Did not play.
Sep. 1 SF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .193 .255 .299 .554
Aug. 31 @Ari 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 .194 .256 .301 .557
Aug. 30 @Ari Did not play.
Aug. 29 @Ari Did not play.
Aug. 28 @SF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .191 .256 .301 .557
Aug. 27 @SF Did not play.
Last 7 Days 11 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .182 .182 .182 .364
Last 14 Days 21 1 5 0 0 0 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 .238 .250 .238 .488
Last 30 Days 29 1 6 0 0 0 5 1 7 0 0 0 2 1 .207 .219 .207 .426

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Charlie Culberson: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 4 20 32 23
2013 4 27 27
2012 6

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Charlie Culberson Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014584061.172.259.505
2013464150.283.391.668
2012120000.250.250.500

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014152133181.204.303.559
2013538175.302.415.766
2012100010.000.000.000

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014105122162.219.343.615
2013568083.375.464.864
2012140010.071.071.143

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20141055180.171.238.473
2013434242.186.326.530
201280000.250.250.500
Charlie Culberson 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 18 R AZL 180 161 10.6% 21.1% 0.50 76% .369 .130
2008 19 A AUG 307 282 5.9% 18.6% 0.32 80% .284 .085
2009 20 A AUG 548 509 6% 20.1% 0.30 78% .310 .060
2009 20 A LAN 0% 0% 0.00 0% .000 .000
2010 21 A+ SAN 551 503 6% 18% 0.33 80% .338 .165
2011 22 AA RIC 587 553 3.7% 22% 0.17 77% .321 .123
2012 23 AAA FRE 380 351 5.3% 20% 0.26 78% .275 .160
2012 23 AAA COL 128 125 0.8% 14.1% 0.06 86% .381 .152
2012 23 MAJ SF 23 22 0% 30.4% 0.00 68% .200 .000
2013 24 AAA COL 419 397 4.1% 17.7% 0.23 81% .353 .214
2013 24 MAJ COL 104 99 3.8% 22.1% 0.17 77% .365 .111
2014 25 AAA COL 8 7 12.5% 25% 0.50 71% .600 .285
2014 25 MAJ COL 233 210 5.2% 26.6% 0.19 70% .262 .095
2015 RotoWire Projections     Subscribe now to see our 2015 projections for Charlie Culberson
3-Year Averages     118 110 4.2% 25.4% 0.17 73% .291 .064

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats      ▲ Games By Position

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2014 Stat Review for Charlie Culberson    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

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.195 AVG
TERRIBLE
70% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.262 BABIP
LOW
Power

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.290 SLG
TERRIBLE
.095 ISO
POOR
Plate Discipline

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0.19 BB/K
TERRIBLE
5.2% BB Rate
POOR
26.6% K Rate
POOR
OPS/OBP

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.543 OPS
TERRIBLE
.253 OBP
TERRIBLE

2015 Projected Stats Breakdown for Charlie Culberson

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Charlie Culberson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Culberson (back) will play four innings defensively with an at-bat in each inning in a minor league game Wednesday, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports.

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Culberson is dealing with a lower-back injury and won't play over the next few days, the Denver Post reports.

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Culberson stands to see an increase in playing time at third base over the final week of the season with Nolan Arenado (chest/illness) not expected to return.

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Culberson started both games of Sunday's doubleheader with the Reds, going a collective 3-for-7 with two walks, two runs scored and an RBI.

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Culberson made his second consecutive start at shortstop Tuesday, going 1-for-7 with a double and three strikeouts in the 16-inning loss to the Cubs.

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Culberson is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Cardinals, the Denver Post reports.

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Culberson got the start at third base Sunday, going 2-for-5 at the dish with his first stolen base of the season.

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Culberson went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in Thursday's win over the Braves.

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Culberson is out of the lineup Sunday against the Dodgers.

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Culberson is not in the lineup Saturday against the Dodgers.

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Culberson went 2-for-4 with an RBI triple in Friday's loss to the Dodgers.

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2014

Culberson produced strong numbers in a repeat season at the Triple-A level, batting .310 with 14 homers and 13 steals for Colorado Springs before earning a second-half promotion. An infielder by trade, Culberson saw the majority of his time with the Rockies in the outfield. He continued to hit well in the majors while chipping in the occasional homer and stolen base, but his porous walk rate (3.7%) deflated his OBP and has been a consistent problem for him throughout his career. That deficiency in his game may forever confine him to a jack-of-all-trades role at the major league level, but Culberson should offer enough speed and defensive malleability to thrive in that capacity. His ability to play the outfield may give him the upper hand to win an Opening Day roster spot over the team's other utility types.

2013

Culberson was acquired in a midseason trade from the Giants for Marco Scutaro and made a good impression upon arrival at Triple-A Colorado Springs, batting .336 while displaying moderate power and speed. For all his strengths, Culberson boasts a career minor league OBP of .311 and a strikeout rate approaching 20 percent, indications that he is not quite ready for the majors. Furthermore, while Culberson does have experience at three infield positions, he is viewed as below adequate defensively at any position besides second base, which could damage his chances of latching on in a utility role over the sure-handed D.J. LeMahieu.

2011

Culberson hit .292 with 16 homers over 503 at-bats in High-A San Jose last season, and while his 33:99 BB:K ratio wasn't impressive, and the California League is conducive for hitting, it was still a solid line for a 21-year-old. Since he also added 25 stolen bases, he's on the radar in keeper fantasy leagues, but he's still quite a bit away from contributing at the big league level.