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David Lough

30-Year-Old Outfielder – Philadelphia Phillies

2015 Stats

AVG

.201

HR

4

RBI

12

R

14

SB

2

2016 RotoWire Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Lough continued in his part-time role with the Orioles last season. However, his performance took a step back over the course of the season and resulted in his spending a month at Triple-A before retu...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 178   DOB: 1/20/1986   BORN: Akron, OH   COLLEGE: Mercyhurst   DRAFTED: 11th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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David Lough Contract Information:

Signed a minor league contract with the Phillies in January of 2016.

January 25, 2016  –  David Lough News

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Lough signed a minor league contract with the Phillies on Monday that includes an invitation to spring training, Ryan Lawrence of the Philly Voice reports.

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David Lough 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
2008 22 A BUR 126 533 488 76 131 48 21 11 16 62 12 11 35 70 8 2 0 .268 .329 .455 .784
2009 23 A WIL 65 243 222 28 71 22 15 2 5 30 6 4 12 34 7 2 0 .320 .370 .473 .843
2009 23 AA NWA 61 253 236 41 78 24 13 2 9 31 13 4 12 30 2 0 3 .331 .371 .517 .888
2010 24 AAA OMA 120 531 460 65 128 38 15 12 11 57 14 5 40 72 19 4 8 .278 .344 .435 .779
2011 25 AAA OMA 114 516 456 87 145 46 26 11 9 65 14 8 36 49 12 8 4 .318 .367 .482 .849
2012 26 AAA OMA 130 544 491 69 135 40 19 11 10 69 26 4 25 65 14 6 8 .275 .317 .420 .737
2012 26 MAJ KC 20 65 59 9 14 3 2 1 0 2 1 0 4 9 0 1 1 .237 .292 .305 .597
2013 27 AAA OMA 37 172 154 29 52 12 6 3 3 17 5 5 11 21 3 1 3 .338 .391 .474 .865
2013 27 MAJ KC 96 335 315 35 90 26 17 4 5 33 5 2 10 52 4 3 3 .286 .311 .413 .724
2014 28 MAJ BAL 112 197 174 31 43 13 6 3 4 16 8 5 15 33 6 1 1 .247 .309 .385 .694
2015 29 A FRE 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2015 29 AAA NOR 14 62 58 7 15 2 1 1 0 6 1 1 3 9 0 1 0 .259 .290 .310 .600
2015 29 MAJ BAL 84 144 134 14 27 6 1 1 4 12 2 4 5 36 3 0 2 .201 .241 .313 .554
3-Year Averages     97 224 207 26 53 14 8 2 4 20 5 3 10 40 4 1 2 .256 .295 .372 .667

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

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David Lough 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
Oct. 4 Mia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .201 .241 .313 .554
Oct. 3 Mia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .203 .243 .316 .559
Oct. 3 Mia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .203 .243 .316 .559
Oct. 2 Mia Did not play.
Oct. 1 NYM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .203 .243 .316 .559
Sep. 30 NYM Did not play.
Sep. 29 NYM Did not play.
Sep. 27 @Was Did not play.
Sep. 26 @Was Did not play.
Sep. 25 @Was Did not play.
Sep. 24 @Mia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .202 .243 .318 .561
Sep. 23 @Mia Did not play.
Sep. 22 @Mia Did not play.
Sep. 20 @Atl Did not play.
Sep. 19 @Atl Did not play.
Sep. 18 @Atl Did not play.
Sep. 16 Was Did not play.
Sep. 15 Was Did not play.
Sep. 14 Was Did not play.
Sep. 13 ChC Did not play.
Sep. 12 ChC Did not play.
Sep. 11 ChC Did not play.
Sep. 11 ChC Did not play.
Sep. 10 ChC Did not play.
Sep. 9 Atl Did not play.
Sep. 8 Atl Did not play.
Sep. 7 Atl Did not play.
Sep. 6 @Bos Did not play.
Sep. 5 @Bos Did not play.
Sep. 4 @Bos Did not play.
Last 7 Days 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Days 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Days 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000

David Lough: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 77 49 26 2
2014 103 85 16 6
2013 89 15 7 74
2012 17 1 12 5

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David Lough Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015142010.214.214.567
2014202001.100.150.250
20136511280.292.431.745

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015120124112.200.325.551
2014154294167.266.416.749
2013250243255.284.408.718

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015576362.211.368.643
20148713381.230.368.655
2013160161162.263.344.635

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015778160.195.273.488
20148718187.264.402.732
2013155194173.310.484.815
David Lough Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2008 22 A BUR 533 488 6.6% 13.1% 0.50 86% .286 .187
2009 23 A WIL 243 222 4.9% 14% 0.35 85% .361 .153
2009 23 AA NWA 253 236 4.7% 11.9% 0.40 87% .350 .186
2010 24 AAA OMA 531 460 7.5% 13.6% 0.56 84% .310 .157
2011 25 AAA OMA 516 456 7% 9.5% 0.73 89% .342 .164
2012 26 AAA OMA 544 491 4.6% 11.9% 0.38 87% .300 .145
2012 26 MAJ KC 65 59 6.2% 13.8% 0.44 85% .280 .068
2013 27 AAA OMA 172 154 6.4% 12.2% 0.52 86% .377 .136
2013 27 MAJ KC 335 315 3% 15.5% 0.19 83% .329 .127
2014 28 MAJ BAL 197 174 7.6% 16.8% 0.45 81% .285 .138
2015 29 A FRE 3 2 0% 0% 0.00 100% .000 .000
2015 29 AAA NOR 62 58 4.8% 14.5% 0.33 84% .306 .051
2015 29 MAJ BAL 144 134 3.5% 25% 0.14 73% .245 .112
3-Year Averages     224 207 4.5% 17.9% 0.25 81% .301 .116

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

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2015 Stat Review for David Lough    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.201 AVG
TERRIBLE
73% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.245 BABIP
LOW
Power

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.313 SLG
TERRIBLE
.112 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.14 BB/K
TERRIBLE
3.5% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
25.0% K Rate
POOR
OPS/OBP

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.554 OPS
TERRIBLE
.241 OBP
TERRIBLE

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David Lough: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

The Orioles declined to tender Lough a contract for 2016, Eduardo A. Encina of the Baltimore Sun reports.

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Lough's contract was purchased from Triple-A Norfolk by the Orioles on Thursday.

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Lough was outrighted to Triple-A Norfolk on Sunday, Rich Dubroff of CSN California reports.

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Lough will be outrighted to Triple-A if the Orioles cannot complete a deal Sunday, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

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Lough was DFA'd on Friday.

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Lough is starting in left field and batting ninth Monday against the Twins, according to Rich Dubroff of Comcast Sportsnet Mid-Atlantc.

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Lough is in the starting lineup for Game 2 of Sunday's doubleheader against the Indians and will bat ninth, Roch Kubatko of MASNsports.com reports.

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With Adam Jones on the bench, Lough thrived, launching his fourth home run of the season.

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Lough is in Wednesday's lineup against the Phillies, one day after going 1-for-5 with a home run and three RBIs, MASN Sports reports.

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2015

A change of scenery didn't change Lough's role last season, as the Orioles resigned him to part-time at-bats between left and center field. Over 597 career plate appearances against big-league pitching, Lough has amassed a .268/.308/.392 line with nine homers and 14 steals while largely avoiding matchups against left-handed pitching. Defensively, he's a great fit on a club that needs a quality glove man to take the field in the late innings, but he's shown limited ability as a hitter since arriving in the big leagues for the first time with the Royals in 2012. Now 29, Lough is unlikely to carve out a larger role at this stage of his career, but he may continue to latch on to rosters thanks to the aforementioned plus glove work in the outfield.

2014

After a little more than three seasons at the Triple-A level, injuries in the Royals' outfield finally gave him the opportunity he had been waiting for for so long. He appeared in 96 games for the Royals and batted .286 with five home runs, 33 RBI and five stolen bases over a total of 335 plate appearances. While he wasn't prone to the strikeout, whiffing just 15.5% of the time, he rarely drew walks and despite a favorable .326 BABIP, he was unable to get on base at more than just a .311 clip. His defensive abilities helped keep him up with the big club, but his fantasy contributions were so light that he was barely worth using even as a plug-and-play role player. With the addition of Norichika Aoki to the outfield mix, Lough was traded to the Orioles in December.

2013

Lough appeared to be advancing nicely through the Royals system, displaying improved plate discipline, modest power and decent speed, but took a step back in 2012 when his walk rate dropped and he posted a .317 OBP, the lowest of his professional career. He maintained most of his power and stole a career-high 26 bases, but nothing in his totals said that he was ready for a promotion. He saw very limited action in a late-season callup, appearing in 20 games primarily as a defensive replacement. When he did get a chance to hit, failed to turn any heads with his .237 average and equally weak .292 on-base percentage. Lough is still a project, but he is turning 27 years old just prior to spring training and time is running out for him to make any sort of an impact.

2012

Lough repeated Triple-A in 2011 and the results were an improvement from his tour of duty there in 2010. He hit .318/.367/.482 and in the process cut down on his strikeout rate, while improving upon his power. He has modest speed as he has stolen 14 bases in each of the last two seasons. Entering his age-26 season, a promotion to the big leagues would serve him well as he has little left to prove in the minors. Likely destined to be a fourth outfielder, Lough is not a prospect that owners should be tracking in 2012.

2010

Lough hit a combined .325/.370/.496 between Low- and High-A last season and the Royals like his overall gap hitting and his occasional power. Last season, Lough added 57 points to his batting average over his 2008 numbers. That's an excellent sign. He's a top-of-the-order hitter with the potential to get on base and swipe additional bags. Lough has quick hands through the ball and the potential to slap pitches to all fields if he gains patience and more plate discipline. Defensively, he has good range, takes good routes and has the strong-arm qualities that make him a viable candidate for center field. Lough could see some action at the big league level as a September callup this season, depending on how his minor league season goes.