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Chris Heisey

29-Year-Old Outfielder – Cincinnati Reds

2014 Stats

AVG

.310

HR

1

RBI

5

R

5

SB

3

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

It looked like Heisey was finally going to get his big break after Ryan Ludwick went down on Opening Day. Instead, Heisey first spit the bit and then went down with the never-ending hamstring injury. ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 210   DOB: 12/14/1984   BORN: Lancaster, PA   COLLEGE: Messiah   DRAFTED: 17th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Chris Heisey Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $1.76 million deal with the Reds in January 2014, avoiding arbitration.

April 13, 2014  –  Chris Heisey News

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Heisey recorded a pinch-hit grand slam in Sunday's victory over the Rays.

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Chris Heisey 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 22 A Sar 12 47 43 6 15 2 1 0 1 5 3 1 4 6 0 0 0 .349 .396 .442 .838
2007 22 A Day 104 399 374 60 108 35 24 2 9 46 19 5 25 57 0 0 0 .289 .350 .436 .786
2008 23 A Sar 117 504 436 77 125 45 31 7 7 51 27 2 57 69 8 3 0 .287 .381 .438 .819
2008 23 AA CHA 19 82 79 11 25 9 6 1 2 10 5 0 3 15 0 0 0 .316 .341 .494 .835
2009 24 AA CAR 70 309 266 54 93 33 18 2 13 40 13 1 34 33 2 2 5 .350 .430 .579 1.009
2009 24 AAA LOU 63 271 245 37 68 27 17 1 9 37 8 2 14 43 2 5 5 .278 .323 .465 .788
2010 25 AAA Lou 20 89 79 6 19 7 3 0 4 13 2 0 7 23 1 1 1 .241 .307 .430 .737
2010 25 MAJ CIN 97 226 201 33 51 19 10 1 8 21 1 2 16 57 1 2 6 .254 .324 .433 .757
2011 26 AAA Lou 4 13 12 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 .083 .077 .333 .410
2011 26 MAJ CIN 120 308 279 44 71 28 9 1 18 50 6 1 19 78 1 4 5 .254 .309 .487 .796
2012 27 MAJ CIN 120 375 347 44 92 28 16 5 7 31 6 3 18 81 3 0 7 .265 .315 .401 .716
2013 28 AAA Lou 6 22 20 1 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 6 0 1 0 .200 .227 .250 .477
2013 28 MAJ CIN 87 244 224 29 53 21 11 1 9 23 3 0 9 51 4 2 5 .237 .279 .415 .694
2014 29 MAJ CIN 14 31 29 5 9 3 2 0 1 5 3 0 0 5 1 0 1 .310 .333 .483 .816
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Chris Heisey
3-Year Averages MAJ   109 307 283 39 72 25 12 2 11 34 5 1 15 70 2 2 5 .254 .302 .428 .729
Career  (View All) MAJ   438 1184 1080 155 276 99 48 8 43 130 19 6 62 272 10 8 24 .256 .308 .434 .743

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Chris Heisey 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
Apr. 16 Pit 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .310 .333 .483 .816
Apr. 15 Pit 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .308 .308 .462 .770
Apr. 14 Pit 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .318 .318 .500 .818
Apr. 13 TB 1 1 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .524 .857
Apr. 12 TB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .300 .350 .650
Apr. 11 TB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .316 .316 .368 .684
Apr. 9 @StL 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .389 .722
Apr. 8 @StL Did not play.
Apr. 7 @StL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .286 .357 .643
Apr. 6 @NYM 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .308 .385 .693
Apr. 5 @NYM 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .375 .375 .500 .875
Apr. 4 @NYM 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .286 .286 .572
Apr. 3 StL 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .666
Apr. 2 StL 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Mar. 31 StL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 7 Days 15 3 5 1 0 1 4 0 2 3 0 1 0 0 .333 .375 .600 .975
Last 14 Days 28 5 9 2 0 1 5 0 5 3 0 1 0 0 .321 .345 .500 .845
Last 30 Days 29 5 9 2 0 1 5 0 5 3 0 1 0 0 .310 .333 .483 .816

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Chris Heisey: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 6 5 1 1
2013 75 69 1 6 4
2012 101 63 36 13
2011 102 88 18 10
2010 77 38 22 27

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Chris Heisey Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201385123111.259.494.810
201284144121.274.512.827
2011616190.197.295.553

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013139176122.223.367.622
2012263303195.262.365.680
20112183817416.271.541.865

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013116146131.190.379.613
2012184264112.255.364.676
20111282411352.258.539.861

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013108153102.287.454.781
2012163183204.276.442.760
2011151207154.252.444.742
Chris Heisey 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 22 A Sar 47 43 8.5% 12.8% 0.67 86% .389 .093
2007 22 A Day 399 374 6.3% 14.3% 0.44 85% .321 .147
2008 23 A Sar 504 436 11.3% 13.7% 0.83 84% .328 .151
2008 23 AA CHA 82 79 3.7% 18.3% 0.20 81% .371 .178
2009 24 AA CAR 309 266 11% 10.7% 1.03 88% .364 .229
2009 24 AAA LOU 271 245 5.2% 15.9% 0.33 82% .306 .187
2010 25 AAA Lou 89 79 7.9% 25.8% 0.30 71% .288 .189
2010 25 MAJ CIN 226 201 7.1% 25.2% 0.28 72% .316 .179
2011 26 AAA Lou 13 12 0% 38.5% 0.00 58% .000 .250
2011 26 MAJ CIN 308 279 6.2% 25.3% 0.24 72% .290 .233
2012 27 MAJ CIN 375 347 4.8% 21.6% 0.22 77% .328 .136
2013 28 AAA Lou 22 20 4.5% 27.3% 0.17 70% .286 .050
2013 28 MAJ CIN 244 224 3.7% 20.9% 0.18 77% .268 .178
2014 29 MAJ CIN 31 29 0% 16.1% 0.00 83% .348 .173
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Chris Heisey
3-Year Averages MAJ   307 283 4.9% 22.8% 0.21 75% .302 .174
Career MAJ   1184 1080 5.2% 23% 0.23 75% .305 .178

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

Contact

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.310 AVG
ELITE
83% Contact Rate
GOOD
.348 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.483 SLG
GREAT
.173 ISO
GOOD
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.00 BB/K
TERRIBLE
0.0% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
16.1% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.816 OPS
GOOD
.333 OBP
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Best Matchups for Chris Heisey (by OPS, min 3 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Brian Gordon NY-A 3 2 2 3 0 0 0 .667 2.667 3.333
Alex White HOU 4 3 2 2 0 0 0 .750 2.250 3.000
Patrick Corbin AZ 4 2 2 4 0 1 0 .500 2.000 2.500
Francisco Liriano PIT 3 2 1 2 1 1 0 .667 1.667 2.417
Hiroki Kuroda NY-A 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 .667 1.667 2.333
Edward Mujica BOS 4 2 1 2 0 0 0 .500 1.500 2.000
Wily Peralta MIL 6 4 1 2 0 0 0 .667 1.167 1.881
Randall Delgado AZ 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 .800 1.000 1.800
Edinson Volquez PIT 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 .500 1.250 1.750
Vance Worley PIT 4 2 1 3 0 0 0 .500 1.250 1.750

Worst Matchups for Chris Heisey (by OPS, min 3 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Ian Kennedy SD 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Jordan Lyles COL 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Ryan Mattheus WAS 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Fernando Rodriguez OAK 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Trevor Rosenthal STL 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Johan Santana BAL 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Bud Norris BAL 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000 .000 .000
Oliver Perez AZ 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Ryan Webb BAL 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000
Huston Street SD 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000

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Chris Heisey: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Heisey is starting in center field and batting leadoff Sunday against the Mets.

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Heisey delivered a game-winning pinch-hit single in the ninth inning Wednesday night against the Cardinals.

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Heisey hit his fourth homer of the spring Thursday against the Dodgers.

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Heisey homered twice Friday against the Mariners in a split-squad spring training game.

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Heisey signed a one-year, $1.76 million contract with the Reds on Thursday to avoid arbitration, ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reports.

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Heisey (hamstring) is in the lineup Wednesday against the Cardinals.

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Heisey is fine after leaving Sunday's game with a hamstring cramp, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports. "When I tucked my leg to slide, my hamstring cramped," Heisey said. "I stretched out. It's OK. They wanted to take me out as a precaution. I'm sure I'll be all right."

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Heisey left Sunday's game against the Rockies with an apparent hamstring injury.

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Heisey went 2-for-5 with a home run, two RBI and a pair of runs scored against the Brewers on Friday.

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With Shin-Soo Choo getting a day off Wednesday, Heisey started in center field for the first time this season, going 0-for-3 with a walk and a run scored.

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Heisey started in left field Wednesday against the Padres, going 2-for-5 with a run scored and an RBI.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

By most measures, Heisey's 2012 campaign was a disappointment. Despite a small boost in playing time, Heisey's power dropped off considerably, while his plate discipline actually worsened. What started out as a timeshare with Ryan Ludwick evolved into Ludwick's job full-time in left field, with Heisey trying to pick up the spare start scraps at all three outfield spots. He really could benefit from being on a team where he got all of the platoon at-bats against left-handers, who he hit pretty well against in limited action. Otherwise, his playing time is going to remain unstable.

2012

While Heisey had his moments in the sun in 2011, the movement to "Free Chris Heisey" was only partially fulfilled. Jonny Gomes was eventually dealt and Fred Lewis demoted, but in their place came Yonder Alonso and Dave Sappelt to take away time in left field. As much as Heisey's power and defense are interesting, he probably benefits the most with the Reds' decision to trade Alonso to the Padres. The addition of Ryan Ludwick all but guarantees Heisey will sit against left-handed starters, but he could still provide cheap power as part of a platoon in left field and occasional replacement for Drew Stubbs in center.

2011

Heisey came back to earth after a 2009 breakout season that saw him climb three minor league levels, but he still held his own as the Reds' fourth outfielder in his rookie season. He excelled in a pinch-hitting role with the team, hitting .348/.448/.957 with four of his eight total homers. Look for him to get a little bit more playing time in left field than he did in 2010, whenever the Reds opt to prioritize his defense ahead of Jonny Gomes.

2010

Heisey progressed from a middling prospect to one towards the top of the Reds' food chain in 2009, blowing up at Double-A Carolina before holding his own at Triple-A Louisville and later in the Arizona Fall League. His short-term problem is that the Reds have a slew of candidates to fill the left-field slot that will probably get a shot before Heisey, but it wouldn't hurt him developmentally or the Reds financially to have him spend three months in Triple-A Louisville. Look for a midseason callup.