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Jonathan Singleton

23-Year-Old First Baseman – Houston Astros

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Singleton had a real chance to break camp as the Astros' starting first baseman, but failed to stand out (.154 spring batting average) in the competition against Jesus Guzman, Japhet Amador and Marc K...

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 225   DOB: 9/18/1991   BORN: Harbor City, CA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 8th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Jonathan Singleton Contract Information:

Signed a long-term deal with the Astros in June 2014. The deal covers five guaranteed seasons, with three club options. It has the potential to be worth $35 million, and features $10 million in guaranteed money.

April 20, 2015  –  Jonathan Singleton News

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Singleton is 10-for-37 (.270) with four doubles, two home runs, and eight RBI through 10 games for Triple-A Fresno.

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Jonathan Singleton 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 17 R GCL 31 119 100 12 29 11 9 0 2 12 1 0 18 13 0 1 0 .290 .395 .440 .835
2010 18 A LAK 104 449 375 64 108 41 25 2 14 77 9 7 62 74 0 6 6 .288 .392 .477 .869
2011 19 A+ LAN 35 148 129 20 43 14 9 1 4 16 0 0 14 40 0 2 3 .333 .405 .512 .917
2011 19 A+ CLE 92 377 316 48 89 23 14 0 9 47 2 3 55 83 0 5 1 .282 .385 .411 .796
2012 20 AA COR 131 555 461 94 131 52 27 4 21 79 7 2 88 131 0 5 1 .284 .396 .497 .893
2013 21 A QUA 6 25 21 6 6 5 2 0 3 5 0 0 4 5 0 0 0 .286 .400 .810 1.210
2013 21 AA COR 11 48 38 5 10 5 2 1 2 8 0 0 9 16 0 1 0 .263 .396 .526 .922
2013 21 AAA OKL 73 294 245 31 54 19 13 0 6 31 1 0 46 89 0 3 0 .220 .340 .347 .687
2014 22 AAA OKL 54 239 195 37 52 25 10 1 14 43 1 1 42 52 0 1 1 .267 .397 .544 .941
2014 22 MAJ HOU 95 362 310 42 52 26 13 0 13 44 2 3 50 134 0 1 1 .168 .285 .335 .620
2015 23 AAA FRE 14 63 55 11 16 9 5 1 3 9 0 0 8 12 0 0 0 .291 .381 .582 .963
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3-Year Averages     95 362 310 42 52 26 13 0 13 44 2 3 50 134 0 1 1 .168 .285 .335 .620

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Jonathan Singleton 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. 24 @Oak Did not play.
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Apr. 15 Oak Did not play.
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Apr. 12 @Tex Did not play.
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Apr. 10 @Tex Did not play.
Apr. 9 Cle Did not play.
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Apr. 6 Cle Did not play.
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
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Jonathan Singleton: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 91

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Jonathan Singleton Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201477114162.247.468.805

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014233319280.142.292.559

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014149197191.148.322.615

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014161236251.186.348.624
Jonathan Singleton 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 17 R GCL 119 100 15.1% 10.9% 1.38 87% .318 .150
2010 18 A LAK 449 375 13.8% 16.5% 0.84 80% .328 .189
2011 19 A+ LAN 148 129 9.5% 27% 0.35 69% .459 .179
2011 19 A+ CLE 377 316 14.6% 22% 0.66 74% .357 .129
2012 20 AA COR 555 461 15.9% 23.6% 0.67 72% .356 .213
2013 21 A QUA 25 21 16% 20% 0.80 76% .231 .524
2013 21 AA COR 48 38 18.8% 33.3% 0.56 58% .400 .263
2013 21 AAA OKL 294 245 15.6% 30.3% 0.52 64% .320 .127
2014 22 AAA OKL 239 195 17.6% 21.8% 0.81 73% .295 .277
2014 22 MAJ HOU 362 310 13.8% 37% 0.37 57% .239 .167
2015 23 AAA FRE 63 55 12.7% 19% 0.67 78% .325 .291
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3-Year Averages     362 310 13.8% 37% 0.37 57% .239 .167

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Jonathan Singleton: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Singleton was optioned to Triple-A Fresno on Wednesday, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

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Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said it's "still to be determined" whether Singleton makes the Opening Day roster out of spring training, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

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Singleton is hitting .310 (9-for-29) with six doubles in 11 spring appearances.

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Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow expressed confidence that Singleton will "do the things he needs to do to make this club," Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

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Singleton is not expected to start any of the Astros' final three games, the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Singleton is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Rangers.

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Singleton is not in the lineup Monday.

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Singleton is out of the Astros' lineup again Saturday.

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Singleton is out of the lineup Friday against the Mariners.

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Singleton is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Angels.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

After serving a 50-game suspension for marijuana use, Singleton made his season debut at Low-A Quad Cities in May and advanced to Triple-A Oklahoma City in less than a month. There, the 22-year-old left-handed hitting first baseman hit .220/.340/.347 with six home runs in 73 games. While it seems likely that Singleton will require more seasoning at Oklahoma City before the Astros bring him up, his recent addition to the Astros' 40-man roster indicates he is likely to make his major league debut at some point this year. Even after the lost development time, Singleton is just 22 years old, and he has very little blocking his path to becoming a regular in the middle of the rebuilding Houston lineup once he's determined to be ready for the big leagues.

2013

Singleton overcame a brutal midseason slump to string together a pretty nice season, hitting .284/.396/.497 with 21 long balls as a 20-year-old in Double-A. As a first baseman, Singleton is going to need to hit home runs consistently, especially if his batting average is not going to be north of .300. He silenced some of his critics with his 2012 campaign, but he will need to build on the progress to cement his future. The Astros' move to the American League should not do much to change Singleton's long-term positioning: teammate Brett Wallace doesn't offer much in the way of defense, which means first base should belong to Singleton when he is ready to take the reins. That will likely come in September of 2013 or later, as Singleton was given a 50-game suspension in January for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program after testing positive for marijuana use.

2012

Coming over to the Astros in the Hunter Pence deal, Singleton immediately became the top hitting prospect in Houston's farm system. He reportedly has excellent raw power, though that has yet to manifest itself through nearly 1,000 minor league at-bats. He needs to improve his pitch recognition a little bit (123 strikeouts in 449 at-bats), but improvement is possible and likely. Singleton is worth a flyer now in dynasty leagues, while the price is still low.

2011

Singleton, who just turned 19-years-old last September, established himself as the Phillies' best offensive prospect behind Domonic Brown after hitting .290/.393/.479 with 14 home runs and nine stolen bases in 376 at-bats for Low-A Lakewood last season. The Phillies opted to move Singleton off first base and into left field this winter in order to give him a clearer path to the majors (the team clearly must feel he'll arrive in the majors before Ryan Howard's contract expires). Singleton reportedly looked good in his new position during Instructional League play and could move quickly through the minors. He has excellent power potential to go along with a stellar eye at the plate (62:74 BB:K ratio last year).