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Josh Harrison

28-Year-Old Third Baseman – Pittsburgh Pirates

2016 Stats

AVG

.333

HR

1

RBI

15

R

13

SB

4

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Harrison followed up his 2014 All-Star campaign with an uneven roller coaster ride in 2015. Slowed by a chronic ankle injury in spring training, he got off to a dreadful start, hitting .173/.209/.282 ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 8"   WT: 195   DOB: 7/8/1987   BORN: Cincinnati, OH   COLLEGE: Cincinnati   DRAFTED: 6th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Josh Harrison Contract Information:

Agreed to a four-year, $27.3 million contract with the Pirates in April of 2015.

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Josh Harrison 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 20 A PEO 31 125 122 15 32 6 4 1 1 4 6 2 3 11 0 0 0 .262 .286 .336 .622
2008 20 A BOI 33 141 114 27 40 14 11 2 1 25 12 6 23 12 1 3 0 .351 .462 .509 .971
2009 21 A DAY 18 77 70 10 20 5 3 1 1 9 10 1 6 7 1 0 0 .286 .351 .400 .751
2009 21 A LYN 34 151 141 15 38 10 8 1 1 13 4 1 1 19 6 3 0 .270 .289 .362 .651
2009 21 A PEO 79 330 303 51 102 28 17 7 4 33 16 9 16 25 9 2 0 .337 .377 .479 .856
2010 22 AA ALT 135 585 520 74 155 39 32 3 4 74 19 7 32 52 14 10 9 .298 .343 .394 .737
2011 23 AAA IND 62 254 226 35 70 22 15 2 5 23 13 5 15 28 5 2 6 .310 .365 .460 .825
2011 23 MAJ PIT 65 204 195 21 53 16 13 2 1 16 4 1 3 24 5 1 0 .272 .281 .374 .655
2012 24 MAJ PIT 104 276 249 34 58 17 9 5 3 16 7 3 10 37 7 3 7 .233 .279 .345 .624
2013 25 AAA IND 64 296 268 50 85 38 29 5 4 34 19 7 20 39 4 0 4 .317 .373 .507 .880
2013 25 MAJ PIT 60 95 88 10 22 6 1 2 3 14 2 0 2 10 2 0 3 .250 .290 .409 .699
2014 26 MAJ PIT 143 550 520 77 164 58 38 7 13 52 18 7 22 81 2 2 4 .315 .347 .490 .837
2015 27 AAA IND 5 20 19 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .053 .100 .053 .153
2015 27 MAJ PIT 114 449 418 57 120 34 29 1 4 28 10 8 19 71 3 2 7 .287 .327 .390 .717
2016 28 MAJ PIT 24 99 90 13 30 7 5 1 1 15 4 0 5 14 1 2 1 .333 .367 .444 .811
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3-Year Averages     105 363 342 48 102 31 22 3 6 31 10 5 14 54 2 1 4 .298 .332 .433 .765
Career  (View All)     510 1,673 1,560 212 447 138 95 18 25 141 45 19 61 237 20 10 22 .287 .321 .419 .739

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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 30 Cin 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .333 .367 .444 .811
Apr. 29 Cin 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .372 .448 .820
Apr. 28 @Col Did not play.
Apr. 27 @Col 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .374 .417 .791
Apr. 26 @Col 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .325 .368 .413 .781
Apr. 25 @Col 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .329 .366 .421 .787
Apr. 24 @Ari 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .329 .359 .425 .784
Apr. 23 @Ari 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .324 .355 .408 .763
Apr. 22 @Ari 4 2 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .328 .361 .418 .779
Apr. 21 @SD 4 2 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .302 .338 .365 .703
Apr. 20 @SD 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .317 .356 .673
Apr. 19 @SD 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .333 .375 .708
Apr. 17 Mil 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .321 .365 .686
Apr. 16 Mil 4 1 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .314 .340 .654
Apr. 15 Mil 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 .256 .298 .279 .577
Apr. 14 Det 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .268 .279 .293 .572
Apr. 13 Det 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .263 .278 .541
Apr. 12 @Det 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .281 .294 .313 .607
Apr. 11 @Det 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .300 .321 .621
Apr. 10 @Cin 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .231 .240 .471
Apr. 9 @Cin 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .238 .250 .488
Apr. 8 @Cin 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .188 .176 .188 .364
Apr. 6 StL 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .250 .273 .523
Apr. 5 StL 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .250 .286 .536
Apr. 3 StL 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 7 Days 19 3 7 1 0 1 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 2 .368 .409 .579 .988
Last 14 Days 47 10 19 4 1 1 11 2 7 1 0 1 2 2 .404 .423 .596 1.019
Last 30 Days 90 13 30 5 1 1 15 5 14 4 0 1 2 4 .333 .367 .444 .811

Josh Harrison: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 24
2015 37 72 22 10 12
2014 17 72 8 50 26 26
2013 11 7 4 15 1 14 1
2012 28 14 25 13 1 12 1
2011 6 50

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Josh Harrison Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016151030.400.467.937
201510614164.302.396.761
2014113172104.345.487.856

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201675121124.320.440.786
2015312433226.282.388.702
201440760114214.307.491.832

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016374183.297.459.777
2015221282155.308.416.750
20142573942213.319.471.827

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016539071.358.434.837
2015197292135.264.360.681
2014263389305.312.510.847
Josh Harrison 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 20 A PEO 125 122 2.4% 8.8% 0.27 91% .282 .074
2008 20 A BOI 141 114 16.3% 8.5% 1.92 89% .386 .158
2009 21 A DAY 77 70 7.8% 9.1% 0.86 90% .306 .114
2009 21 A LYN 151 141 0.7% 12.6% 0.05 87% .306 .092
2009 21 A PEO 330 303 4.8% 7.6% 0.64 92% .358 .142
2010 22 AA ALT 585 520 5.5% 8.9% 0.62 90% .325 .096
2011 23 AAA IND 254 226 5.9% 11% 0.54 88% .337 .150
2011 23 MAJ PIT 204 195 1.5% 11.8% 0.13 88% .306 .102
2012 24 MAJ PIT 276 249 3.6% 13.4% 0.27 85% .263 .112
2013 25 AAA IND 296 268 6.8% 13.2% 0.51 85% .360 .190
2013 25 MAJ PIT 95 88 2.1% 10.5% 0.20 89% .253 .159
2014 26 MAJ PIT 550 520 4% 14.7% 0.27 84% .354 .175
2015 27 AAA IND 20 19 5% 10% 0.50 89% .059 .000
2015 27 MAJ PIT 449 418 4.2% 15.8% 0.27 83% .338 .103
2016 28 MAJ PIT 99 90 5.1% 14.1% 0.36 84% .387 .111
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3-Year Averages     363 342 3.9% 14.9% 0.26 84% .340 .135
Career     1,673 1,560 3.6% 14.2% 0.26 85% .325 .132

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2016 Stat Review for Josh Harrison    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.333 AVG
ELITE
84% Contact Rate
GOOD
.387 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.444 SLG
GOOD
.111 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.36 BB/K
WEAK
5.1% BB Rate
WEAK
14.1% K Rate
GREAT
OPS/OBP

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.811 OPS
GOOD
.367 OBP
GREAT

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Josh Harrison: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Harrison went 1-for-3 with his first home run of the season Friday.

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Harrison is out of the lineup Sunday against the Diamondbacks, Stephen J. Nesbitt of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

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Harrison went 3-for-4 with two runs, and RBI and a pair of doubles Friday at the Diamondbacks.

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Harrison is batting fifth in the order against southpaw Patrick Corbin on Friday in Arizona.

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Harrison went 2-for-4 with two RBI, a run and a triple Saturday against the Brewers.

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Harrison went 0-for-2 with a pair of walks and two stolen bases Friday.

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Harrison went 1-for-4 with a strikeout and an error in Tuesday’s 8-2 loss against the Tigers.

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Harrison doubled and tripled Tuesday against the Yankees and is batting .292 in 48 spring at-bats.

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Harrison went 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles in Sunday's win over the Tigers.

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Pirates GM Neal Huntington recently stated that Josh Harrison will take over starting second baseman duties following the departure of Neil Walker, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

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Harrison went 2-for-3 with a triple and a run scored in Saturday's 3-1 loss to the Reds.

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Harrison is not in the lineup Sunday against the Cubs.

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Harrison went 3-for-6 with an RBI and three runs scored in Wednesday's 13-7 romp over the Rockies.

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2016

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2015

The opportunistic Harrison turned several years of utility play into a full-time gig at third base in 2014 and never looked back. Despite struggling to crack the Opening Day roster, the multi-positional 27-year-old settled into Pedro Alvarez's prior spot at the hot corner and produced a .315/.347/.490 line with 38 doubles, 13 homers and 18 steals in 550 plate appearances. He enters 2015 with a leg up on the competition at third base, but it's possible he could move around the infield/outfield due to injuries or a return to form by Alvarez. General manager Neal Huntington confirmed Harrison as his third baseman, but with only one season as a starter, there are still a number of skeptics. He's not the safest pick, but he offers more defensive versatility than nearly any other starter in the major leagues.

2014

The versatile Harrison saw his time in the big leagues shrink in 2013. The 26-year-old infielder/outfielder totaled only 88 at-bats in the majors, after batting 249 times in 2012. The addition of Jordy Mercer into the mix took away some of Harrison's backup playing time, and there's no guarantee he gets any of it back in 2014. Harrison hit .317 with an .880 OPS at Triple-A but compiled a .250 batting average, three homers, and 14 RBI for the Bucs. On the positive side, he hit .350 with a .981 OPS in 40 at-bats against lefties. While Harrison might not have enough of a role to merit consideration on draft day, he has the ability to go on short spurts that can help owners as an in-season, waiver-wire pickup.

2013

If only every major leaguer played with the passion and reckless abandon Harrison exhibits, baseball would be the better for it. From a fantasy perspective, however, he's little more than a waiver-wire option. Harrison hit .233/.279/.345 in 249 at-bats last year after batting a punchless .272 as a rookie. As a right-handed batter, PNC Park's dimensions don't play well for whatever power he does have. He'll qualify in many leagues at both second base (28 games) and shortstop (25), but there's simply not enough oomph in his bat for fantasy owners.

2012

Harrison's lack of fear served him well in 2011. The Pirates recalled him with little fanfare at the beginning of June and he responded with an impressive 88 percent contact rate, a number in stark contrast to Pedro Alvarez's 66 percent. From a fantasy perspective, the infielder offers little more than a decent batting average -- he has a career .306 minor league mark and hit .272 with Pittsburgh (in 195 at-bats). He lacks power and is blocked by Neil Walker at second base, making Harrison little more than a bat off the bench. The Pirates figure to use him in a reserve role with an opportunity to fill in due to injury.