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Brett Lawrie

25-Year-Old Third Baseman – Oakland Athletics

2014 Stats

AVG

.247

HR

12

RBI

38

R

27

SB

0

2015 RotoWire Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 213   DOB: 1/18/1990   BORN: Langley, BC Canada   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Brett Lawrie Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $1.925 million deal with the A's in January of 2015, avoiding arbitration.

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Brett Lawrie 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
2009 19 A WIS 105 419 372 48 102 36 18 5 13 65 19 11 41 70 0 6 0 .274 .348 .454 .802
2009 19 AA HUN 13 53 52 6 14 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 14 0 0 1 .269 .283 .308 .591
2010 20 AA HUN 135 609 554 90 158 59 35 16 8 63 30 13 47 118 2 1 5 .285 .346 .449 .795
2011 21 A+ DUN 4 11 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .125 .364 .125 .489
2011 21 AAA LAS 69 329 292 64 103 48 24 6 18 61 13 2 26 53 4 1 6 .353 .415 .661 1.076
2011 21 MAJ TOR 43 171 150 26 44 21 8 4 9 25 7 1 16 31 2 0 3 .293 .373 .580 .953
2012 22 R GUL 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2012 22 A+ DUN 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2012 22 MAJ TOR 125 536 494 73 135 40 26 3 11 48 13 8 33 86 2 2 5 .273 .324 .405 .729
2013 23 A+ DUN 4 13 12 1 6 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .538 .750 1.288
2013 23 A LAN 2 8 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250
2013 23 AA NEW 3 13 9 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 .333 .538 .333 .871
2013 23 AAA BUF 3 13 12 2 2 1 0 0 1 3 1 0 1 7 0 0 0 .167 .231 .417 .648
2013 23 MAJ TOR 107 442 401 41 102 32 18 3 11 46 9 5 30 68 1 3 7 .254 .315 .397 .712
2014 24 A+ DUN 3 12 10 3 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 .400 .500 .500 1.000
2014 24 MAJ TOR 70 282 259 27 64 21 9 0 12 38 0 0 16 49 0 2 5 .247 .301 .421 .722
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3-Year Averages     100 418 384 47 100 30 17 2 11 44 7 4 26 67 1 2 5 .260 .314 .401 .715

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Brett Lawrie 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 @Tex Did not play.
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Sep. 18 Tex Did not play.
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Sep. 14 @Sea Did not play.
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Sep. 11 @CWS Did not play.
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Sep. 3 Sea Did not play.
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Aug. 31 @LAA Did not play.
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Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 32 63
2013 6 103
2012 123 1 1
2011 43

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Brett Lawrie Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014617270.197.361.595
20139673102.219.344.613
2012135243116.319.452.813

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20141982010310.263.439.760
2013305348367.266.413.742
2012359498377.256.387.697

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014123127200.285.496.817
2013204234275.265.407.742
2012232337276.302.457.811

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014136155180.213.353.638
2013197187194.244.386.680
2012262404217.248.359.656
Brett Lawrie Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2009 19 A WIS 419 372 9.8% 16.7% 0.59 81% .308 .180
2009 19 AA HUN 53 52 0% 26.4% 0.00 73% .368 .039
2010 20 AA HUN 609 554 7.7% 19.4% 0.40 79% .350 .164
2011 21 A+ DUN 11 8 0% 9.1% 0.00 88% .143 .000
2011 21 AAA LAS 329 292 7.9% 16.1% 0.49 82% .385 .308
2011 21 MAJ TOR 171 150 9.4% 18.1% 0.52 79% .318 .287
2012 22 R GUL 1 1 0% 0% 0.00 100% .000 .000
2012 22 A+ DUN 3 3 0% 33.3% 0.00 67% .000 .000
2012 22 MAJ TOR 536 494 6.2% 16% 0.38 83% .312 .132
2013 23 A+ DUN 13 12 7.7% 0% 0.00 100% .500 .250
2013 23 A LAN 8 6 25% 12.5% 2.00 83% .000 .000
2013 23 AA NEW 13 9 30.8% 15.4% 2.00 78% .429 .000
2013 23 AAA BUF 13 12 7.7% 53.8% 0.14 42% .250 .250
2013 23 MAJ TOR 442 401 6.8% 15.4% 0.44 83% .283 .143
2014 24 A+ DUN 12 10 16.7% 16.7% 1.00 80% .500 .100
2014 24 MAJ TOR 282 259 5.7% 17.4% 0.33 81% .263 .174
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3-Year Averages     418 384 6.2% 16% 0.39 83% .291 .141

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

Contact

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.247 AVG
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81% Contact Rate
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.263 BABIP
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Power

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.421 SLG
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.174 ISO
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Plate Discipline

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0.33 BB/K
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5.7% BB Rate
POOR
17.4% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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.722 OPS
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.301 OBP
POOR

2015 Projected Stats Breakdown for Brett Lawrie

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Brett Lawrie: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

The Blue Jays traded Lawrie and prospects Franklin Barreto, Sean Nolin, and Kendall Graveman to the A's on Friday in exchange for Josh Donaldson, FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports.

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The Blue Jays transferred Lawrie (back) to the 60-day disabled list Tuesday, Sportsnet's Ben Nicholson-Smith reports.

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Lawrie (back) is continuing his rehab in Arizona, but there's no timetable for his return, SportsNet's Megan Robinson reports. "When he'll be back, I have no idea, nobody knows," manager John Gibbons said.

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The Blue Jays placed Lawrie (back) on the 15-day disabled list Thursday, Blue Jays broadcaster Mike Wilner reports.

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Manager John Gibbons is hopeful that Lawrie (back) will be able to avoid a stint on the disabled list, John Lott of the National Post reports.

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Lawrie (back) is out of the lineup Wednesday versus the Orioles.

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Lawrie (back) will undergo an MRI Wednesday, but the problem is not considered serious, SportsNet's Shi Davidi reports.

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Lawrie's return from a finger injury was short-lived Tuesday, as he exited the game after three innings with lower-back tightness, SportsNet's Shi Davidi reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

While he's mostly lauded for his work with the glove, Lawrie has also shown signs that he can become a very good major league hitter. His .254/.315/.397 slash line in 2013 wasn't particularly impressive, but he continues to make contact (15.4% strikeout rate) and draw a decent number of walks (6.8% walk rate). More disappointing than anything else is the fact that he's hit only 11 home runs in each of the last two seasons, after smashing nine in just 171 plate appearances in 2011. Lawrie still has a chance to find that power, and 20-plus homers would really take his game to the next level. As is, he's one of the better defensive third basemen in the league, with a good enough bat to easily justify a starting spot. There's some serious breakout potential here, and it doesn't hurt that Lawrie will continue to slot into a strong Toronto lineup.

2013

Coming off an impressive debut in 2011, Lawrie was a trendy early-round third base option heading into drafts. Like many before him, Lawrie struggled to make the necessary adjustments in his second big league season, showing little power (11 home runs) and a drop in OBP (.324). Injuries also mounted, and he missed games due to knee, back, calf, and oblique pain, causing some to wonder about his reckless playing style. The jump in groundball percentage (50.2%) is disturbing, but Lawrie should show more power in 2013 and could be an ideal post-hype sleeper, especially with a loaded lineup around him.

2012

Lawrie darn near hit his way onto the Opening Day roster with a torrid spring training but the team opted to send him down to Triple-A to work on his defense at the hot corner. He never stopped hitting, but a broken hand pushed his major league debut back about six weeks before getting the call in August. A fractured finger ended his season in late September but the 21-year-old showed plenty of promise in the 43 games he did play, displaying a nice combination of power and speed in the process. He'll be entrenched as the team's starting third baseman and should provide plenty of offense in his first full year in the bigs.

2011

Lawrie had a solid season in 2010, hitting .285/.346/.449 in 554 at-bats for Double-A Huntsville as a 20-year-old. He only hit eight home runs, but many scouts expect his power to increase as he gets older. His defense at second base is panned by scouts and he could end up as a corner outfielder. Lawrie was traded to Toronto in the offseason for Shaun Marcum, and he should start the season at Triple-A as the Blue Jays try to figure out where they want to eventually work him into their lineup.

2010

While Lawrie's line of .274/.348/.454 at Low-A Wisconsin may not look impressive, keep in mind that the Midwest league favors pitching and that he was a 19-year-old for the entire season. Scouts still rave about his bat speed and while his defense at second base is a work in progress, it looks like it may become adequate in time. The Brewers will likely start Lawrie off at Double-A Huntsville and see how things go from there. His path to the majors is currently blocked by Rickie Weeks, but Weeks is a free agent after the 2011 season and the Brewers would love to have a replacement ready.

2009

Lawrie was taken in the first round of the 2008 draft, but has not yet made his pro debut. He played with the Canadian national team instead, where he played catcher, but he can also play second or third base. The Brewers will try to develop him at catcher and hope that he can move up to the majors in three or four years.