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Jonathan Singleton

23-Year-Old First Baseman – Houston Astros

2014 Stats

AVG

.168

HR

13

RBI

44

R

42

SB

2

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 le...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 256   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.

September 26, 2014  –  Jonathan Singleton News

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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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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+ CLE 92 377 316 48 89 23 14 0 9 47 2 3 55 83 0 5 1 .282 .385 .411 .796
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
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
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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
Sep. 28 @NYM 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .168 .285 .335 .620
Sep. 27 @NYM 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .285 .333 .618
Sep. 26 @NYM 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .286 .334 .620
Sep. 24 @Tex Did not play.
Sep. 23 @Tex 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .168 .287 .336 .623
Sep. 22 @Tex Did not play.
Sep. 21 Sea 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .169 .288 .338 .626
Sep. 20 Sea Did not play.
Sep. 19 Sea Did not play.
Sep. 18 Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 .169 .289 .339 .628
Sep. 17 Cle 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .172 .292 .343 .635
Sep. 16 Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .173 .292 .346 .638
Sep. 15 Cle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .175 .292 .349 .641
Sep. 14 @LAA Did not play.
Sep. 13 @LAA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 .175 .293 .351 .644
Sep. 12 @LAA 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .178 .297 .355 .652
Sep. 10 @Sea 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .179 .296 .358 .654
Sep. 9 @Sea 3 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .181 .297 .362 .659
Sep. 8 @Sea 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .291 .355 .646
Sep. 7 @Oak 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .177 .289 .357 .646
Sep. 6 @Oak Did not play.
Sep. 5 @Oak 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .179 .292 .363 .655
Sep. 3 LAA 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .178 .292 .352 .644
Sep. 2 LAA 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .292 .352 .644
Aug. 31 Tex 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .178 .292 .356 .648
Aug. 30 Tex Did not play.
Aug. 29 Tex 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .180 .293 .360 .653
Aug. 28 Tex 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .182 .293 .364 .657
Aug. 27 Oak 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .185 .297 .370 .667
Aug. 26 Oak 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 .186 .296 .372 .668
Last 7 Days 9 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .111 .222 .333
Last 14 Days 19 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 12 0 0 0 0 1 .053 .143 .105 .248
Last 30 Days 59 6 5 2 0 1 3 12 31 1 0 0 0 2 .085 .239 .169 .408

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+ CLE 377 316 14.6% 22% 0.66 74% .357 .129
2011 19 A+ LAN 148 129 9.5% 27% 0.35 69% .459 .179
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
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2014 Stat Review for Jonathan Singleton    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.168 AVG
TERRIBLE
57% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.239 BABIP
LOW
Power

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.335 SLG
TERRIBLE
.167 ISO
GOOD
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.37 BB/K
WEAK
13.8% BB Rate
ELITE
37.0% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.620 OPS
TERRIBLE
.285 OBP
TERRIBLE

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

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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Singleton is out of the lineup Saturday.

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Singleton is out of the lineup Saturday against the Rangers.

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Singleton is out of the lineup Wednesday against the A's.

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Singleton is not in Saturday's lineup, the Houston Chronicle's Jose de Jesus Ortiz reports.

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Singleton hit his 11th homer of the season, drew two walks and scored twice in the Astros' 8-1 win over the Red Sox on Sunday.

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Singleton went 5-for-9 with two doubles, a home run, three RBI and three runs scored over the weekend against the Blue Jays.

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Singleton is out of the lineup Friday against the Blue Jays.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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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).