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Marc Krauss

26-Year-Old Outfielder – Houston Astros

2014 Stats

AVG

.175

HR

4

RBI

15

R

9

SB

0

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Krauss, a left-handed hitting outfielder, made his major league debut with the Astros in June after displaying good power potential in the minors. The 26-year-old accumulated 146 plate appearances, bu...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 244   DOB: 10/5/1987   BORN: Deshler, OH   COLLEGE: Ohio   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   

July 23, 2014  –  Marc Krauss News

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Krauss will start in left field and bat cleanup Wednesday against the A's.

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Marc Krauss 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 21 A SOU 32 130 115 14 35 15 12 1 2 17 0 1 14 21 0 1 0 .304 .377 .478 .855
2010 22 A+ VIS 138 596 530 106 160 56 27 4 25 87 1 3 57 141 0 5 4 .302 .371 .509 .880
2011 23 AA MOB 125 504 433 69 105 47 25 6 16 65 3 3 64 123 1 4 2 .242 .340 .439 .779
2012 24 AA MOB 104 433 346 75 98 46 29 2 15 61 6 4 73 91 0 5 9 .283 .416 .509 .925
2012 24 AA COR 7 35 29 11 12 7 2 0 5 16 1 0 6 5 0 0 0 .414 .514 1.000 1.514
2012 24 AAA OKL 22 66 57 3 7 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 6 20 2 1 0 .123 .203 .123 .326
2013 25 AAA OKL 78 314 253 38 71 28 16 2 10 39 3 3 53 52 0 6 2 .281 .401 .478 .879
2013 25 MAJ HOU 52 146 134 11 28 13 9 0 4 13 2 0 10 45 0 1 1 .209 .267 .366 .633
2014 26 AAA OKL 42 184 159 22 46 17 12 0 5 38 1 0 22 43 0 2 1 .289 .375 .459 .834
2014 26 MAJ HOU 40 129 114 9 20 7 3 0 4 15 0 0 14 35 0 0 1 .175 .271 .307 .578
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3-Year Averages     52 146 134 11 28 13 9 0 4 13 2 0 10 45 0 1 1 .209 .267 .366 .633

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

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Marc Krauss 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
Jul. 23 @Oak 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .175 .271 .307 .578
Jul. 22 @Oak Did not play.
Jul. 20 @CWS Did not play.
Jul. 19 @CWS Did not play.
Jul. 18 @CWS Did not play.
Jul. 13 Bos Did not play.
Jul. 12 Bos Did not play.
Jul. 11 Bos Did not play.
Jul. 9 @Tex Did not play.
Jul. 8 @Tex Did not play.
Jul. 7 @Tex Did not play.
Jul. 6 @LAA Did not play.
Jul. 5 @LAA Did not play.
Jul. 4 @LAA Did not play.
Jul. 3 @LAA Did not play.
Jul. 2 Sea Did not play.
Jul. 1 Sea Did not play.
Jun. 30 Sea Did not play.
Jun. 29 Det Did not play.
Jun. 28 Det Did not play.
Jun. 27 Det Did not play.
Jun. 26 Atl Did not play.
Jun. 25 Atl Did not play.
Jun. 24 Atl Did not play.
Jun. 22 @TB Did not play.
Jun. 21 @TB Did not play.
Jun. 20 @TB Did not play.
Jun. 19 @TB Did not play.
Jun. 18 @Was Did not play.
Jun. 17 @Was Did not play.
Last 7 Days 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Last 14 Days 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Last 30 Days 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500

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Marc Krauss: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 30 4 4 3
2013 2 26 18 9 14

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Marc Krauss Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201431120.3331.3331.667
2013150000.133.200.333

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201410773120.168.280.551
2013119114132.218.387.669

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014492170.143.204.440
2013543130.111.185.369

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014616370.197.393.693
20138083102.275.488.813
Marc Krauss 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 21 A SOU 130 115 10.8% 16.2% 0.67 82% .359 .174
2010 22 A+ VIS 596 530 9.6% 23.7% 0.40 73% .371 .207
2011 23 AA MOB 504 433 12.7% 24.4% 0.52 72% .303 .197
2012 24 AA MOB 433 346 16.9% 21% 0.80 74% .346 .226
2012 24 AA COR 35 29 17.1% 14.3% 1.20 83% .368 .586
2012 24 AAA OKL 66 57 9.1% 30.3% 0.30 65% .189 .000
2013 25 AAA OKL 314 253 16.9% 16.6% 1.02 79% .319 .197
2013 25 MAJ HOU 146 134 6.8% 30.8% 0.22 66% .282 .157
2014 26 AAA OKL 184 159 12% 23.4% 0.51 73% .369 .170
2014 26 MAJ HOU 129 114 10.9% 27.1% 0.40 69% .213 .132
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3-Year Averages     146 134 6.8% 30.8% 0.22 66% .282 .157

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

Contact

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.175 AVG
TERRIBLE
69% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.213 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.307 SLG
TERRIBLE
.132 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.40 BB/K
WEAK
10.9% BB Rate
GREAT
27.1% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.578 OPS
TERRIBLE
.271 OBP
TERRIBLE

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Marc Krauss: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Krauss was recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Wednesday.

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Krauss was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City on Monday, Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Krauss is starting at first base and batting sixth against the White Sox on Saturday.

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Krauss is in the lineup as the designated hitter Friday against the Mariners.

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Krauss is not in the starting lineup Wednesday against the Nationals.

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Krauss went deep for his second home run of the season Monday in the Astros' 7-2 win over the Mariners.

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Krauss is not in the Astros' starting lineup Saturday against the Rangers.

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Krauss will bat sixth and start at first base Wednesday against the Blue Jays.

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Krauss is taking a seat Saturday versus the Angels, as Chris Carter covers first base and Jesus Guzman handles left field, Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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With Ivan Nova starting for the Yankees, Krauss will bat sixth and start at first base for the second consecutive game Thursday.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2011

Krauss had little difficulty mashing in the High-A California League last season, swatting 25 homers and ranking sixth in the league in that category. Defensively, he's better suited to play left field than right, but Krauss was given some time there in the Arizona Fall League and didn't exactly draw rave reviews. That said, the combination of raw power, on-base skills and ability to hit to the opposite field are enough to make him intriguing. He'll open 2011 at Double-A Mobile, where more advanced pitching and fewer hitter-friendly environments should paint a clearer picture about his his big league future. If his defense is deemed adequate, there may not be much standing in his way for the left field gig in Arizona with the organization souring on Gerardo Parra as an everyday player.