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Jonathan Villar

23-Year-Old Shortstop – Houston Astros

2014 Stats

AVG

.200

HR

6

RBI

22

R

27

SB

14

2014 Preseason Projections

AVG

HR

RBI

R

SB

2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Once the Astros realized that Ronny Cedeno wasn't cutting it as their starting shortstop, Villar was given an opportunity to show what he could do at the big league level. After displaying elite speed...

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 205   DOB: 5/2/1991   BORN: La Vega, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No  

July 13, 2014  –  Jonathan Villar News

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Villar hit a two-run homer for Triple-A Oklahoma City on Sunday.

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Jonathan Villar 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 31 110 94 14 26 8 7 1 0 14 11 2 13 24 1 2 0 .277 .364 .372 .736
2009 18 A WIL 11 44 39 6 9 2 1 1 0 5 6 0 4 14 1 0 0 .231 .302 .308 .610
2010 19 A+ LAN 32 143 129 18 29 11 6 2 3 19 7 2 12 50 0 1 1 .225 .294 .372 .666
2010 19 A LAK 100 420 371 61 101 24 18 4 2 36 38 13 26 103 13 2 8 .272 .332 .358 .690
2011 20 A+ LAN 47 207 174 26 45 15 7 4 4 26 20 6 25 56 3 3 2 .259 .353 .414 .767
2011 20 AA COR 83 367 324 52 75 28 16 2 10 26 14 6 29 100 8 2 4 .231 .301 .386 .687
2012 21 AA COR 86 377 326 54 85 20 7 2 11 50 39 8 35 87 8 4 4 .261 .336 .396 .732
2013 22 AAA OKL 91 386 339 47 94 32 16 8 8 41 31 7 32 93 11 2 2 .277 .341 .442 .783
2013 22 MAJ HOU 58 241 210 26 51 12 9 2 1 8 18 8 24 71 7 0 0 .243 .321 .319 .640
2014 23 AAA OKL 40 176 147 30 40 5 2 1 2 24 22 6 26 47 1 1 1 .272 .383 .340 .723
2014 23 MAJ HOU 71 247 225 27 45 18 10 2 6 22 14 4 15 68 4 1 2 .200 .255 .342 .597
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3-Year Averages     58 241 210 26 51 12 9 2 1 8 18 8 24 71 7 0 0 .243 .321 .319 .640

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

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Jonathan Villar 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
Aug. 19 @NYY Did not play.
Aug. 17 @Bos Did not play.
Aug. 16 @Bos Did not play.
Aug. 15 @Bos Did not play.
Aug. 14 @Bos Did not play.
Aug. 13 Min Did not play.
Aug. 12 Min Did not play.
Aug. 11 Min Did not play.
Aug. 10 Tex Did not play.
Aug. 9 Tex Did not play.
Aug. 8 Tex Did not play.
Aug. 7 @Phi Did not play.
Aug. 6 @Phi Did not play.
Aug. 5 @Phi Did not play.
Aug. 3 Tor Did not play.
Aug. 2 Tor Did not play.
Aug. 1 Tor Did not play.
Jul. 31 Tor Did not play.
Jul. 30 Oak Did not play.
Jul. 29 Oak Did not play.
Jul. 28 Oak Did not play.
Jul. 27 Mia Did not play.
Jul. 26 Mia Did not play.
Jul. 25 Mia Did not play.
Jul. 24 @Oak Did not play.
Jul. 23 @Oak Did not play.
Jul. 22 @Oak Did not play.
Jul. 20 @CWS Did not play.
Jul. 19 @CWS Did not play.
Jul. 18 @CWS 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
Last 30 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000

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Jonathan Villar: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 68 2
2013 58

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Jonathan Villar Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20147410166.230.365.640
20135610116.250.339.673

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014151175168.185.331.577
2013154160712.240.312.627

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014110133138.245.418.743
20138210038.317.439.837

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201411514396.157.270.453
2013128161510.195.242.512
Jonathan Villar 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 110 94 11.8% 21.8% 0.54 74% .371 .095
2009 18 A WIL 44 39 9.1% 31.8% 0.29 64% .360 .077
2010 19 A+ LAN 143 129 8.4% 35% 0.24 61% .342 .147
2010 19 A LAK 420 371 6.2% 24.5% 0.25 72% .372 .086
2011 20 A+ LAN 207 174 12.1% 27.1% 0.45 68% .360 .155
2011 20 AA COR 367 324 7.9% 27.2% 0.29 69% .304 .155
2012 21 AA COR 377 326 9.3% 23.1% 0.40 73% .325 .135
2013 22 AAA OKL 386 339 8.3% 24.1% 0.34 73% .361 .165
2013 22 MAJ HOU 241 210 10% 29.5% 0.34 66% .362 .076
2014 23 AAA OKL 176 147 14.8% 26.7% 0.55 68% .388 .068
2014 23 MAJ HOU 247 225 6.1% 27.5% 0.22 70% .258 .142
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3-Year Averages     241 210 10% 29.5% 0.34 66% .362 .076

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats      ▲ Games By Position

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

Contact

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.200 AVG
TERRIBLE
70% Contact Rate
POOR
.258 BABIP
LOW
Power

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.342 SLG
TERRIBLE
.142 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.22 BB/K
TERRIBLE
6.1% BB Rate
WEAK
27.5% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.597 OPS
TERRIBLE
.255 OBP
TERRIBLE

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

Villar left Saturday's game with Triple-A Oklahoma City due to an ankle injury, MLB.com's Brian McTaggart reports.

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Villar was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City after Monday's game, Jose de Jesus Ortiz of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Villar isn't in the lineup Monday against the Mariners.

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Villar is not in the lineup Saturday against the Tigers.

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Villar is not in the starting lineup Thursday against the Braves.

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Villar doubled and stole his 14th base of the season in a loss to Tampa Bay on Sunday.

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Villar is out of the Astros' lineup Saturday at Tampa Bay, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

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Villar went 3-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored in his return to the lineup Sunday against the Twins.

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Villar (elbow) is back in the lineup Sunday.

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Villar (elbow) is not in the Astros' starting lineup Saturday against the Twins Houston Chronicle's Evan Drellich reports.

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Villar (elbow) remains out of the lineup Friday, the Astros' official Twitter feed reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Villar was putting together a passable season at Double-A as a 21-year-old before deciding to punch a door in July, which caused him to miss most of the rest of the year. While some days Villar flashes his potential and gives you a glimpse of a future big league star, most days he looks pretty average. Villar improved his plate discipline somewhat from 2011, increasing the walks while decreasing the strikeouts, but he will have to do a lot more growing as he reaches the upper minors. Villar was probably the closest middle-infield prospect to the big leagues in the Houston system, but after missing so much time in 2012, a September callup is probably optimistic.

2012

Villar continued to fail to live up to expectations again in 2011, hitting .241/.320/.396 with 34 stolen bases in 130 minor league games. If he learned some plate discipline, Villar could become someone that owners could count on to do a little bit of everything. Without that growth, his long-term future is probably best suited to role-player status. He's still just 20, and should start the year back in Double-A.

2011

Villar came over to the Astros in the midseason deal that sent Roy Oswalt to Philadelphia. Villar is fast and athletic, but still very raw as a hitter. He will need plenty of time to develop, and bear in mind the Astros do not have a good track record with similar prospects. The steals alone will keep him on the fantasy radar, but he may never nail down a major league job if he can't rack up enough hits and draw more walks.