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Tim Federowicz

29-Year-Old Catcher – Free Agent

2016 Stats

AVG

.194

HR

0

RBI

3

R

3

SB

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

There was no outlook written for Tim Federowicz in 2016. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.

LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 215   DOB: 8/5/1987   BORN: Erie, PA   COLLEGE: North Carolina   DRAFTED: 7th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a minor league deal with the Cubs in January 2016.

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Federowicz was outrighted to Triple-A Iowa on Monday, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.

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Tim Federowicz 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
2008 20 A LOW 36 148 127 14 31 7 6 0 1 15 10 3 19 24 0 2 0 .244 .338 .315 .653
2008 20 A LOW 36 148 127 14 31 7 6 0 1 15 10 3 19 24 0 2 0 .244 .338 .315 .653
2009 21 A GRE 55 243 226 34 78 29 19 0 10 34 1 0 15 42 0 2 0 .345 .393 .562 .955
2009 21 A GRE 55 243 226 34 78 29 19 0 10 34 1 0 15 42 0 2 0 .345 .393 .562 .955
2009 21 A SAL 51 196 187 18 48 17 13 0 4 24 1 0 5 22 1 3 0 .257 .276 .390 .666
2009 21 A SAL 51 196 187 18 48 17 13 0 4 24 1 0 5 22 1 3 0 .257 .276 .390 .666
2010 22 A SAL 109 456 406 46 102 38 34 1 3 57 1 1 43 86 0 5 2 .251 .322 .362 .684
2011 23 AA POR 90 382 339 46 94 28 20 0 8 52 1 0 32 63 0 8 3 .277 .338 .407 .745
2011 23 AAA ALB 25 102 83 17 27 13 7 0 6 17 0 0 15 20 0 2 2 .325 .431 .627 1.058
2011 23 MAJ LAD 7 16 13 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 4 0 0 1 .154 .313 .154 .467
2012 24 AAA ALB 115 475 412 71 121 46 34 1 11 76 0 1 52 91 1 7 3 .294 .371 .461 .832
2012 24 MAJ LAD 3 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .833
2013 25 AAA ALB 21 98 79 20 33 17 8 1 8 25 0 0 14 26 2 2 1 .418 .500 .848 1.348
2013 25 MAJ LAD 56 173 160 12 37 12 8 0 4 16 0 0 10 56 2 1 0 .231 .275 .356 .631
2014 26 AAA ALB 78 329 299 51 98 40 26 0 14 48 1 0 26 66 0 2 2 .328 .383 .555 .938
2014 26 MAJ LAD 23 78 71 2 8 4 3 0 1 5 0 0 3 18 2 1 1 .113 .158 .197 .355
2015 27 A FOR 5 18 16 3 5 2 1 0 1 3 0 0 2 7 0 0 0 .313 .389 .563 .952
2015 27 AAA EL 22 83 78 11 14 7 4 0 3 6 0 0 5 19 0 0 0 .179 .229 .346 .575
2016 28 AAA IOW 65 253 229 25 67 20 12 0 8 39 3 0 18 51 0 2 4 .293 .352 .450 .802
2016 28 MAJ CHC 17 33 31 3 6 2 2 0 0 3 0 0 1 12 0 1 0 .194 .212 .258 .470
3-Year Averages     20 55 51 2 7 2 2 0 0 4 0 0 2 15 1 1 0 .137 .167 .176 .343
Career  (View All)     106 304 278 17 54 18 13 0 5 25 0 0 17 92 4 3 2 .194 .243 .295 .538

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Tim Federowicz: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 12
2014 22
2013 45 2
2012 2
2011 7

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Tim Federowicz Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016113010.455.5451.045
2014210020.190.190.470

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016200020.050.100.148
2014502130.080.200.298

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016191010.105.158.263
2014391000.103.154.321

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016122020.333.417.774
2014321150.125.250.397
Tim Federowicz Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2008 20 A LOW 148 127 12.8% 16.2% 0.79 81% .294 .071
2008 20 A LOW 148 127 12.8% 16.2% 0.79 81% .294 .071
2009 21 A GRE 243 226 6.2% 17.3% 0.36 81% .391 .217
2009 21 A GRE 243 226 6.2% 17.3% 0.36 81% .391 .217
2009 21 A SAL 196 187 2.6% 11.2% 0.23 88% .273 .133
2009 21 A SAL 196 187 2.6% 11.2% 0.23 88% .273 .133
2010 22 A SAL 456 406 9.4% 18.9% 0.50 79% .312 .111
2011 23 AA POR 382 339 8.4% 16.5% 0.51 81% .321 .130
2011 23 AAA ALB 102 83 14.7% 19.6% 0.75 76% .368 .302
2011 23 MAJ LAD 16 13 12.5% 25% 0.50 69% .222 .000
2012 24 AAA ALB 475 412 10.9% 19.2% 0.57 78% .355 .167
2012 24 MAJ LAD 4 3 25% 50% 0.50 33% 1.000 .000
2013 25 AAA ALB 98 79 14.3% 26.5% 0.54 67% .556 .430
2013 25 MAJ LAD 173 160 5.8% 32.4% 0.18 65% .330 .125
2014 26 AAA ALB 329 299 7.9% 20.1% 0.39 78% .384 .227
2014 26 MAJ LAD 78 71 3.8% 23.1% 0.17 75% .135 .084
2015 27 A FOR 18 16 11.1% 38.9% 0.29 56% .500 .250
2015 27 AAA EL 83 78 6% 22.9% 0.26 76% .196 .167
2016 28 AAA IOW 253 229 7.1% 20.2% 0.35 78% .347 .157
2016 28 MAJ CHC 33 31 3% 36.4% 0.08 61% .316 .064
3-Year Averages     55 51 3.6% 27.3% 0.13 71% .194 .039
Career     304 278 5.6% 30.3% 0.18 67% .271 .101

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2016 Stat Review for Tim Federowicz    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.194 AVG
TERRIBLE
61% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.316 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.258 SLG
TERRIBLE
.064 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.08 BB/K
TERRIBLE
3.0% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
36.4% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.470 OPS
TERRIBLE
.212 OBP
TERRIBLE

Tim Federowicz: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Federowicz was called up by the Cubs on Tuesday, Patrick Mooney of CSN Chicago reports.

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Federowicz cleared waivers and will join Triple-A Iowa, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Federowicz was designated for assignment Friday.

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Federowicz is expected to be DFA'd in order to clear space on the roster for Willson Contreras, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.

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Federowicz went 0-for-1 as a pinch hitter in a win over Arizona on Friday.

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Federowicz is in the lineup and batting eighth for Thursday's game against the Nationals.

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Federowicz is in the lineup and batting eighth for Tuesday's game against the Pirates.

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Federowicz was recalled from Triple-A Iowa on Thursday, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Federowicz went 1-for-2 with two RBI and a walk in Triple-A Iowa's 4-3 loss to Round Rock on Friday.

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Federowicz was invited to the Cubs' major league spring training.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

There was no outlook written for Tim Federowicz.

2015

The decision to send Federowicz down at the end of camp and keep Drew Butera as the backup essentially came down to Federowicz having options remaining while Butera did not, but it all became moot a week into the season, when starter A.J. Ellis went down with a knee injury. Federowicz was recalled to replace Ellis on the active roster, and he saw the lion's share of the starts over Butera throughout April. He flopped in his extended audition, going just 5-for-46 (.109 average) with two extra-base hits (both doubles) and one RBI in April, ultimately losing his regular job to Miguel Olivo in less than a month's time. Between a few other short stints with the major league club in the months that followed, Federowicz hit .328/.383/.555 with 14 homers in 78 games with Triple-A Albuquerque, adding to his strong track record at that level. However, he logged just 10 at-bats with the big club upon his return in September and is not expected to push for a starting role in 2015 even after being traded to San Diego in December.

2014

In part-time duty for the Dodgers, Federowicz batted just .231/.275/.356. He's had some solid Triple-A seasons, but at this point, Federowicz looks to be a career backup. His solid glove should allow him to log several big league seasons in this role, but it's tough to see him breaking through as a starting catcher any time soon. Federowicz is likely in position to compete with Drew Butera to serve in the backup spot behind A.J. Ellis to begin the year.

2013

Federowicz established himself as a potential future starter in 2012, batting a solid .294/.371/.461 for Triple-A Albuquerque while showing solid defensive skills. He has the ability to be an average offensive catcher given the opportunity, but for now, his best-case scenario is opening with the big club as A.J. Ellis' backup.

2012

The key component for the Dodgers in the trade involving Trayvon Robinson, Federowicz batted .287/.357/.450 across the two highest minor league levels last year, also posting a 1.058 OPS and six home runs in 83 Triple-A at-bats after joining the Dodgers' organization. The 24-year-old should get a chance to compete for a big league spot this spring, but he's more likely to open in Triple-A and join the team sometime during the year. There's some upside here for Federowicz to be a solid No. 2 fantasy catcher.

2011

Federowicz continues to refine the defensive aspects of catching, which are more developed than his bat. He's highly regarded as a handler of pitchers and a game caller, with work still needed on the finer points of blocking balls and receiving. He did show some improved selectivity and patience at the plate in 2010, but still needs to work on this aspect so that he can make consistently good contact on all pitches. He also needs to improve on pitches away, as he remains very much a pull hitter. Federowicz's improvement on offense will determine whether he's everyday starting catcher in MLB.

2010

Federowicz is adavanced defensively with only fine tuning needed in that part of his game. Offensively, he'll need to show more discipline at the plate, laying off tough pitches early in counts and putting himself in better hitting counts. Along with improved plate awareness should come an ability to draw more walks (just 20 BB in 413 at-bats 2009).