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Jiovanni Mier

26-Year-Old Shortstop – Free Agent

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After reaching Triple-A in 2014, Mier spent the entire 2015 campaign with Double-A Corpus Christi. Although he didn't play against as good of pitching as he had seen with Triple-A Oklahoma City, the ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 175   DOB: 8/26/1990   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Agreed to a minor league contract with the Blue Jays in November of 2015.

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Mier had a productive spring, posting a .317/.349/.488 slash line in 41 at-bats.

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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 18 R GRE 51 225 192 32 53 20 7 6 7 32 10 5 30 45 0 3 0 .276 .380 .484 .864
2010 19 A LEX 131 573 493 83 116 34 31 1 2 53 15 7 63 107 3 9 5 .235 .323 .314 .637
2011 20 A LEX 57 257 216 39 53 19 14 0 5 29 6 2 37 58 0 3 1 .245 .354 .380 .734
2011 20 A+ LAN 57 248 206 35 48 10 7 1 2 23 5 3 29 54 6 3 4 .233 .335 .306 .641
2012 21 R GUL 5 16 14 1 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 .214 .250 .286 .536
2012 21 A+ LAN 46 204 171 28 50 13 9 1 3 25 6 3 29 34 2 1 1 .292 .396 .409 .805
2013 22 AA COR 104 416 355 44 69 15 10 0 5 28 9 8 46 97 10 1 4 .194 .293 .265 .558
2014 23 AA COR 79 293 255 33 55 16 13 0 3 27 5 1 23 59 8 5 2 .216 .281 .302 .583
2014 23 AAA OKL 41 118 100 14 25 4 3 0 1 8 1 3 14 30 3 0 1 .250 .348 .310 .658
2015 24 AA COR 109 443 376 53 97 27 18 2 7 56 10 3 51 77 6 5 5 .258 .350 .372 .722
2016 25 AAA BUF 76 249 224 21 49 15 11 1 3 18 2 3 21 44 2 1 1 .219 .287 .317 .604

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Jiovanni Mier: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 10 2 96

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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2009 18 R GRE 225 192 13.3% 20% 0.67 77% .329 .208
2010 19 A LEX 573 493 11% 18.7% 0.59 78% .297 .079
2011 20 A LEX 257 216 14.4% 22.6% 0.64 73% .314 .135
2011 20 A+ LAN 248 206 11.7% 21.8% 0.54 74% .307 .073
2012 21 R GUL 16 14 6.3% 0% 0.00 100% .214 .072
2012 21 A+ LAN 204 171 14.2% 16.7% 0.85 80% .351 .117
2013 22 AA COR 416 355 11.1% 23.3% 0.47 73% .253 .071
2014 23 AA COR 293 255 7.8% 20.1% 0.39 77% .269 .086
2014 23 AAA OKL 118 100 11.9% 25.4% 0.47 70% .348 .060
2015 24 AA COR 443 376 11.5% 17.4% 0.66 80% .308 .114
2016 25 AAA BUF 249 224 8.4% 17.7% 0.48 80% .260 .098

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The Astros promoted Mier to Triple-A Oklahoma City on Sunday, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

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Mier, 22, is batting .200/.287/.317 with four home runs, 14 RBI and four steals through 40 games for Double-A Corpus Christi.

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Mier will play in the Arizona Fall League this year, according to MLB.com.

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Mier is expected to miss a few weeks with a hamstring injury suffered Friday, MLB.com's Brian McTaggart reports.

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Mier, 21, suffered a hamstring injury of unknown severity at High-A Lancaster on Friday night, Zachary Levine of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Mier (knee) started his rehab after doctors confirmed an injury from a collision at second base was just a deep bone bruise with no ligament damage, the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Mier has been promoted from Low-A Lexington to High-A Lancaster, the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Mier is hitting .275/.400/.433 with three home runs, 15 RBI and two steals for Low-A Lexington.

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Mier is off to a hot start at Low-A Lexington, hitting .308/.438/.436 through his first 11 games.

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2014

Mier, a 23-year-old shortstop who repeated a level at High-A Lancaster in 2012 to work on his offense, finally made the jump to Double-A last season. Against better pitching, the former first-round pick regressed mightily, slashing a dreadful .194/.293/.265 line over 104 games (compared to .292/.396/.409 in 46 games the year prior). Given his poor output, Mier's chances at breaking camp with Houston this season are slim-to-none, especially since the Astros are rich in talent at the shortstop position with Jonathan Villar, Carlos Correa and Nolan Fontana far ahead of him in their development. Most likely, Mier will return to Double-A this season to work on his offensive game, and his ceiling with the Astros might be limited to a utility role down the road.

2013

The shortstop once drafted in the first round for his speed and defense spent another year in High-A working on his offense, this time with a little bit more success. Mier finished the year with a .292/.396/.409 line, albeit in limited at-bats due to a hamstring injury. Mier's star has dimmed considerably over the past couple of years, and as of right now it looks like his upside is as a utility man, backing up some of the Astros' more promising middle-infield prospects. When all is said and done, he may wind up being shipped to a team looking for help defensively up the middle.

2011

Mier looked overmatched in his first taste of Double-A pitching, closing the year with a .235 batting average and an OBP (.323) higher than his slugging percentage (.314). Though disappointing, bear in mind that Mier was very young for the level at age 19 and had jumped to the Southern League all the way from rookie ball. The team still thinks of him as the shortstop of the future, despite the fact that he did not show much last season. For fantasy purposes, he's still a few years away from being a contributor in Houston, in the best-case scenario.

2010

The Astros surprised many when they made Mier a first-round pick. Scouts knew his speed and defense were legitimate big league tools, however, many doubted his bat would translate. He's still years away from Houston, but good raw tools combined with a standout work ethic may help him materialize into a fixture in the Astros' middle infield. Mier impressed in the Appalachian League last summer with a .276/.380/.484 line along with seven homers and 10 steals in 192 at-bats. He'll likely start 2010 as a 19-year-old at Low-A.