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Slade Heathcott

24-Year-Old Outfielder – New York Yankees

2015 Stats

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.353

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1

RBI

3

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3

SB

0

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Heathcott missed almost the entire 2014 season after undergoing surgery on his right knee, which had bothered him at the end of the 2013 season as well. Injuries have been a big part of the 6-foot-1 c...

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STATUS:  60-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Quadriceps     EST. RETURN:  8/10/2015
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 190   DOB: 9/28/1990
BORN: Texarkana, TX   COLLEGE: None  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Re-signed with the Yankees on a minor league deal in January of 2015.

June 28, 2015  –  Slade Heathcott News

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Heathcott (quadriceps) was transferred to the 60-day DL on Sunday, MLB.com's Bryan Hoch reports.

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Slade Heathcott 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 18 R GCL 3 11 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .100 .182 .100 .282
2010 19 A CHA 76 351 298 48 77 21 16 3 2 30 15 10 42 101 3 2 6 .258 .359 .352 .711
2011 20 A+ TAM 1 5 5 2 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .600 .600 1.200 1.800
2011 20 A CHA 52 237 210 36 57 19 11 4 4 16 6 7 19 57 3 1 4 .271 .342 .419 .761
2012 21 R GUL 5 22 17 3 4 2 2 0 0 2 2 0 5 4 0 0 0 .235 .409 .353 .762
2012 21 A+ TAM 60 243 215 38 66 23 16 2 5 27 17 4 20 66 2 1 5 .307 .378 .470 .848
2013 22 AA TRE 103 444 399 59 104 37 22 7 8 49 15 8 36 107 3 2 4 .261 .327 .411 .738
2014 23 AA TRE 9 36 33 4 6 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 3 13 0 0 0 .182 .250 .242 .492
2015 24 AAA SCR 37 165 151 16 43 7 4 2 1 17 5 4 12 27 1 1 0 .285 .335 .358 .693
2015 24 MAJ NYY 6 17 17 3 6 2 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .353 .353 .588 .941

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Slade Heathcott Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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Last 7 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000

Slade Heathcott: MLB Games Played By Position

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Slade Heathcott Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

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Slade Heathcott 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 18 R GCL 11 10 9.1% 18.2% 0.50 80% .125 .000
2010 19 A CHA 351 298 12% 28.8% 0.42 66% .385 .094
2011 20 A+ TAM 5 5 0% 20% 0.00 80% .667 .600
2011 20 A CHA 237 210 8% 24.1% 0.33 73% .356 .148
2012 21 R GUL 22 17 22.7% 18.2% 1.25 76% .308 .118
2012 21 A+ TAM 243 215 8.2% 27.2% 0.30 69% .424 .163
2013 22 AA TRE 444 399 8.1% 24.1% 0.34 73% .338 .150
2014 23 AA TRE 36 33 8.3% 36.1% 0.23 61% .300 .060
2015 24 AAA SCR 165 151 7.3% 16.4% 0.44 82% .341 .073
2015 24 MAJ NYY 17 17 0% 17.6% 0.00 82% .385 .235

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2015 Stat Review for Slade Heathcott    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.353 AVG
ELITE
82% Contact Rate
AVERAGE
.385 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.588 SLG
ELITE
.235 ISO
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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
17.6% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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.941 OPS
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.353 OBP
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Slade Heathcott: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Heathcott (quadriceps) was officially placed on the 15-day DL on Saturday, Wallace Matthews of ESPN New York reports.

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Heathcott is headed for the 15-day DL with a Grade 2 quadriceps strain, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.

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Heathcott was scratched from Thursday's lineup with a sore right quadriceps, YES Network's Meredith Marakovits reports.

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Heathcott went 2-for-5 with his first career home run, two runs scored and two RBI in Monday's 14-1 win over Kansas City.

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Heathcott made his MLB debut as a pinch runner in Wednesday's loss to Washington. He stayed in to play center field after running for Mark Teixeira in the eighth inning, but didn't get to bat.

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Heathcott will be recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, YES Network's Jack Curry reports.

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Heathcott was re-assigned to minor league camp Sunday, the YES Network reports.

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Heathcott (knee) is expected to be fully healthy at the start of spring training, the Westchester Journal News reports.

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The Yankees declined to tender Heathcott (knee) a contract, the New York Post's Joel Sherman reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

Heathcott, the Yankees' first-round pick in 2009, still has plenty of potential but has seen his development slowed significantly by two separate shoulder surgeries. When healthy, he represents an interesting power/speed combination, though the speed is a bit ahead of the power at this point (he stole 15 bases in 2013, after stealing 17 in just 215 at-bats in 2012). This will be a key year in Heathcott's development; he may start at either Double-A or Triple-A, and if his health allows him to start to develop in-game power, he could see the majors as soon as 2015.

2013

Heathcott, the Yankees' top draft pick in 2009, has a ton of tools, but his development has been slowed by shoulder injuries. He batted .307 with a .847 OPS as a 21-year-old in High-A in 2012, and while he's always had excellent speed, he vastly improved his success rate this past season, stealing 17 bases in 21 attempts. While Heathcott had just five home runs last season, his power is expected to further develop if he can stay healthy, and he has 30-homer upside down the road. If Heathcott can continue to develop, he could find a prominent spot in the Yankees' outfield by 2015.

2012

Heathcott, the Yankees' first-round pick in the 2009 draft, struggled with injuries during his high school career and missed the last two months of 2011 with a shoulder problem. Heathcott has plenty of tools and was an All-Star in 2011 in his second year at Low-A Charleston. However, he is an undisciplined baserunner, succeeding in only 21-of-38 stolen-base attempts in his career. His power has also yet to develop with just seven homers in more than 500 plate appearances in the minors. Heathcott will start 2012 at High-A Tampa, and he needs to start to put it together for the Yankees to count on him as a significant part of their future.

2011

The Yankees' 2009 first-round pick is a legitimate five-tool player loaded with raw potential. But as is often the case, it's going to take a lot of polish to unearth it. The 19-year-old struck out in more than 33 percent of his at-bats and slugged just .352 at Low-A Charleston, but scouts think both his discipline and power stroke will develop as he ages. However, it's going to take some time before we find out whether his production will catch up to his considerable physical skills.

2010

The Yankees used their first-round pick in last year’s draft to grab Heathcott, a toolsy high school outfielder from Texas. He’s a legitimate five-tool prospect with the speed and throwing ability to play any outfield position, and the athletic build and bat speed to be a consistent power hitter down the road. Concerns include injury problems and some character questions, but his upside is enough to outweigh the risk. He’ll likely spend most or all of the year at Low-A Charleston.