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Jarrod Dyson

30-Year-Old Outfielder – Kansas City Royals

2014 Stats

AVG

.269

HR

1

RBI

24

R

33

SB

36

2015 RotoWire Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Dyson appeared in 120 games for Kansas City in 2014, collecting 30 stolen bases for the third straight season after posting a career-best total of 36. He's not known for doing much with the bat, but D...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 160   DOB: 8/15/1984   BORN: McComb, MS   COLLEGE: Southwest Mississippi JC   DRAFTED: 50th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Jarrod Dyson Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $1.225 million contract with the Royals in January 2015 to avoid arbitration.

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Jarrod Dyson 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 23 A WIL 93 329 288 40 75 8 8 0 0 24 39 9 32 60 8 1 0 .260 .337 .288 .625
2009 24 A BUR 17 74 67 14 23 3 2 1 0 5 9 4 5 14 2 0 0 .343 .397 .403 .800
2009 24 AA NWA 63 283 248 38 64 10 7 3 0 14 36 6 27 54 8 0 0 .258 .331 .310 .641
2010 25 R SUR 6 25 25 4 13 2 1 1 0 6 3 1 0 3 0 0 0 .520 .520 .640 1.160
2010 25 A WIL 12 52 49 7 16 8 6 2 0 9 5 1 1 9 0 2 0 .327 .327 .531 .858
2010 25 AA NOR 7 32 25 6 6 0 0 0 0 6 3 3 5 2 0 1 1 .240 .375 .240 .615
2010 25 AAA OMA 46 219 195 33 53 12 10 1 1 19 13 3 16 32 5 2 1 .272 .327 .349 .676
2010 25 MAJ KAN 18 65 57 11 12 7 4 2 1 5 9 1 6 16 2 0 0 .211 .286 .404 .689
2011 26 AAA OMA 83 369 319 69 89 16 10 3 3 26 38 2 35 47 12 0 3 .279 .356 .357 .713
2011 26 MAJ KC 26 53 44 8 9 1 1 0 0 3 11 1 7 14 1 1 0 .205 .308 .227 .535
2012 27 AAA OMA 15 71 63 12 21 6 3 3 0 5 7 1 4 5 4 0 0 .333 .373 .476 .849
2012 27 MAJ KC 102 330 292 52 76 13 8 5 0 9 30 5 30 56 4 3 1 .260 .328 .322 .650
2013 28 AAA OMA 15 58 52 8 8 2 2 0 0 1 5 0 3 12 1 0 2 .154 .228 .192 .420
2013 28 MAJ KC 87 239 213 30 55 15 9 4 2 17 34 6 21 45 3 1 1 .258 .326 .366 .692
2014 29 MAJ KC 120 290 260 33 70 9 4 4 1 24 36 7 22 52 6 2 0 .269 .324 .327 .651
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3-Year Averages     103 285 255 38 67 12 7 4 1 16 33 6 24 51 4 2 0 .263 .324 .333 .657
Career  (View All)     353 977 866 134 222 45 26 15 4 58 120 20 86 183 16 7 2 .256 .323 .335 .657

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

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Jarrod Dyson Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Sep. 28 @CWS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .324 .327 .651
Sep. 27 @CWS Did not play.
Sep. 26 @CWS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .325 .328 .653
Sep. 25 @CWS 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .326 .329 .655
Sep. 24 @Cle Did not play.
Sep. 23 @Cle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .324 .329 .653
Sep. 22 @Cle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .325 .331 .656
Sep. 21 Det 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .326 .332 .658
Sep. 20 Det 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .327 .333 .660
Sep. 19 Det 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .267 .321 .323 .644
Sep. 17 CWS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .322 .324 .646
Sep. 16 CWS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .322 .324 .646
Sep. 15 CWS 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .272 .327 .329 .656
Sep. 14 Bos 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .327 .329 .656
Sep. 13 Bos 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .332 .335 .667
Sep. 12 Bos Did not play.
Sep. 11 Bos Did not play.
Sep. 10 @Det 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .337 .340 .677
Sep. 9 @Det 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .283 .338 .342 .680
Sep. 8 @Det Did not play.
Sep. 7 @NYY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .338 .342 .680
Sep. 6 @NYY Did not play.
Sep. 5 @NYY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .340 .346 .686
Sep. 3 Tex 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .341 .348 .689
Sep. 2 Tex 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 .289 .343 .349 .692
Sep. 1 Tex 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .290 .344 .351 .695
Aug. 31 Cle 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .291 .345 .348 .693
Aug. 30 Cle 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .291 .345 .348 .693
Aug. 29 Cle Did not play.
Aug. 28 Min 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .344 .347 .691
Last 7 Days 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .200
Last 14 Days 18 3 3 1 0 0 1 1 5 2 0 0 0 0 .167 .211 .222 .433
Last 30 Days 37 5 5 2 0 0 1 2 11 7 1 0 0 1 .135 .179 .189 .368

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Jarrod Dyson: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 108 3 106 2
2013 73 73 7
2012 88 88 6
2011 17 17 1
2010 15 15

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Jarrod Dyson Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014526059.250.288.604
2013499039.204.245.531
20126311027.206.222.510

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20142082711927.274.337.663
20131642121425.274.402.741
2012229410723.275.349.689

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20141441511623.243.299.573
20131041821319.308.462.848
2012157270715.268.325.635

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014116180813.302.362.744
2013109120415.211.275.540
2012135250215.252.319.667
Jarrod Dyson 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 23 A WIL 329 288 9.7% 18.2% 0.53 79% .329 .028
2009 24 A BUR 74 67 6.8% 18.9% 0.36 79% .434 .060
2009 24 AA NWA 283 248 9.5% 19.1% 0.50 78% .330 .052
2010 25 R SUR 25 25 0% 12% 0.00 88% .591 .120
2010 25 A WIL 52 49 1.9% 17.3% 0.11 82% .400 .204
2010 25 AA NOR 32 25 15.6% 6.3% 2.50 92% .261 .000
2010 25 AAA OMA 219 195 7.3% 14.6% 0.50 84% .321 .077
2010 25 MAJ KAN 65 57 9.2% 24.6% 0.38 72% .275 .193
2011 26 AAA OMA 369 319 9.5% 12.7% 0.74 85% .320 .078
2011 26 MAJ KC 53 44 13.2% 26.4% 0.50 68% .300 .022
2012 27 AAA OMA 71 63 5.6% 7% 0.80 92% .362 .143
2012 27 MAJ KC 330 292 9.1% 17% 0.54 81% .322 .062
2013 28 AAA OMA 58 52 5.2% 20.7% 0.25 77% .200 .038
2013 28 MAJ KC 239 213 8.8% 18.8% 0.47 79% .319 .108
2014 29 MAJ KC 290 260 7.6% 17.9% 0.42 80% .333 .058
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3-Year Averages     285 255 8.4% 17.9% 0.47 80% .325 .070
Career     977 866 8.8% 18.7% 0.47 79% .321 .079

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2014 Stat Review for Jarrod Dyson    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.269 AVG
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80% Contact Rate
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.333 BABIP
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Power

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.327 SLG
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.058 ISO
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Plate Discipline

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0.42 BB/K
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7.6% BB Rate
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17.9% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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.651 OPS
POOR
.324 OBP
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2015 Projected Stats Breakdown for Jarrod Dyson

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Jarrod Dyson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Dyson is in the lineup for Game 3 of the World Series on Friday.

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Dyson went 1-for-3 with a walk and a career-high three RBI on Saturday against the Rangers.

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Dyson will start Monday for the fourth time in five games, Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star reports.

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Dyson had an RBI single and stole a pair of bases in Thursday's 6-5 win over Minnesota.

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Dyson went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in Thursday's loss to the Tigers.

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Dyson is out of the lineup Tuesday in Minnesota, Mike Swanson of the Royals' official site reports.

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Dyson will not be in the lineup against Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw on Tuesday night, according to MLB Network Radio.

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Dyson had a big day at the plate Monday, going 3-for-3 with a pair of RBI, two stolen bases and a run scored.

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Dyson is not in the lineup Sunday against the Mariners, Josh Vernier of 610 Sports Radio reports.

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Dyson went 2-for-5 with an RBI single in a victory over the White Sox on Sunday.

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Dyson is starting in center field and batting eighth Saturday against the Blue Jays, the Kansas City Star's Andy McCullough reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

Even after a decent, though unspectacular, first full tour in the majors in 2012, Dyson opened the 2013 year back in Triple-A with the promise of maybe receiving an eventual callup as a fourth outfielder. Thanks to the combination of Jeff Francoeur's ineptitude and Lorenzo Cain's inability to stay healthy, Dyson was brought up and spent most of his time playing both center and right field. Dyson's walk and strikeout rates declined a bit, but not to the point where there should be any concern about future performance. He displayed a touch more pop, kept his OBP between .325 and .330 most of the time, and over the course of 239 plate appearances, swiped 34 bases. He was caught just six times all year, which helped him maintain that 85 percent success rate from the year before. With Norichika Aoki now in tow, it looks like Dyson will be a fourth outfielder again. If he can simply boost his plate discipline just a touch and push his on-base percentage consistently over the .330 mark, he could push Aoki for the leadoff spot, which would help increase his value. At worst though, he'll end up platooning but still remain a solid option for cheap steals in the outfield.

2013

After six years of working through the Royals' minor league system, Dyson received his first full-time opportunity in the show after starting center fielder Lorenzo Cain landed on the disabled list and incumbent fourth outfielder, Jason Bourgeois, failed to impress. Though he struggled initially and failed to post a strong on-base percentage, his defense kept the Royals from dismissing him back to the minors and he was able to work through his issues at the plate, improving both his walk and strikeout rates, while posting an OBP above .333 for three of the season's six months. Unfortunately, a strained lat muscle cut his season short and he was reduced to just pinch running duties for most of the final month, but still finished the season with a .260 average, 30 stolen bases and 52 runs scored. In all likelihood, further growth and development at his age seems unlikely, which means that Dyson will probably spend this spring competing for a bench role as the team's fourth outfielder.

2012

Dyson spent the bulk of the 2011 season at Triple-A Omaha, where he hit .279/.356/.357 and stole 38 bases. The speed that he provides was also on display when he stole 11 bases in just 26 games at the major league level. Given that he has trouble making contact and getting on-base, it's unlikely that Dyson will find his way into many games in the 2012 season, baring an injury. He's more suited to be a pinch-runner than an everyday outfielder. Don't be surprised if he spends another season at Triple-A stealing more bases, while his time in Kansas City will likely be served as a fifth outfielder.

2011

Dyson batted .272 and stole 13 bases in 46 games at the Triple-A level last season before struggling in 18 September games with the Royals. Obviously, that's a miniscule sample size, but Dyson has never shown himself to be an extraordinary hitter. He doesn't have any power as indicated by his career .343 slugging percentage in the minors, but he did steal nine bases in 10 attempts in his short stint with KC. He'll be given a shot to win the center-field job out of spring training, but he's one of at least three candidates.