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Josh Harrison

28-Year-Old Second Baseman – Pittsburgh Pirates

2016 Stats

AVG

.314

HR

2

RBI

23

R

19

SB

7

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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STATUS:  Day-To-Day     INJURY TYPE:  Illness
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.

May 25, 2016  –  Josh Harrison News

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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 43 171 159 19 50 10 6 2 2 23 7 1 8 22 1 2 1 .314 .347 .415 .762
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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)     529 1,745 1,629 218 467 141 96 19 26 149 48 20 64 245 20 10 22 .287 .321 .417 .737

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Josh Harrison 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
May. 24 Ari 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .314 .347 .415 .762
May. 23 Col 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .308 .337 .410 .747
May. 22 Col Did not play.
May. 21 Col 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .303 .333 .408 .741
May. 20 Col 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .302 .329 .409 .738
May. 19 Atl 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .335 .418 .753
May. 18 Atl 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .338 .423 .761
May. 17 Atl 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .309 .338 .424 .762
May. 16 Atl 4 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .333 .422 .755
May. 15 @ChC 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .305 .336 .412 .748
May. 14 @ChC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .305 .331 .414 .745
May. 13 @ChC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .312 .338 .424 .762
May. 11 @Cin 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .314 .341 .430 .771
May. 10 @Cin Did not play.
May. 9 @Cin 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .336 .400 .736
May. 8 @StL 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .319 .347 .414 .761
May. 7 @StL 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .324 .353 .423 .776
May. 6 @StL 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .318 .348 .411 .759
May. 4 ChC 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .320 .351 .417 .768
May. 3 ChC Did not play.
May. 2 ChC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .313 .346 .414 .760
May. 1 Cin 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .326 .359 .432 .791
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
Last 7 Days 20 3 7 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 .350 .409 .350 .759
Last 14 Days 39 5 13 0 1 1 6 3 4 2 1 0 1 1 .333 .372 .462 .834
Last 30 Days 92 9 28 2 1 2 13 4 11 3 1 1 1 4 .304 .337 .413 .750

Josh Harrison: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 43
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
2016303140.400.533.971
201510614164.302.396.761
2014113172104.345.487.856

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016129161197.295.388.714
2015312433226.282.388.702
201440760114214.307.491.832

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20167881135.308.410.744
2015221282155.308.416.750
20142573942213.319.471.827

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201681111102.321.420.780
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 171 159 4.7% 12.9% 0.36 86% .356 .101
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3-Year Averages     363 342 3.9% 14.9% 0.26 84% .340 .135
Career     1,745 1,629 3.7% 14% 0.26 85% .325 .130

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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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.314 AVG
ELITE
86% Contact Rate
GREAT
.356 BABIP
HIGH
Power

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.415 SLG
WEAK
.101 ISO
POOR
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.36 BB/K
WEAK
4.7% BB Rate
POOR
12.9% K Rate
GREAT
OPS/OBP

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.762 OPS
AVERAGE
.347 OBP
GOOD

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

Harrison was scratched from Wednesday's lineup.

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Harrison went 2-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored before being relieved by Sean Rodriguez in the eighth inning due to the blowout nature of Tuesday's 12-1 win over the Diamondbacks.

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Harrison went 2-for-4 with two RBI, a stolen base and a run scored in a win over the Rockies on Monday afternoon.

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Harrison went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in Tuesday's 12-9 win over the Braves.

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Harrison hit a game-tying homer off Tony Cingrani in the eighth inning of Wednesday's 5-4 win.

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Harrison is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Reds.

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Harrison is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Cubs.

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Harrison is moving up to third in the order for Sunday's game against the Reds.

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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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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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.