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Kaleb Cowart

24-Year-Old Third Baseman – Los Angeles Angels

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The "bust" label has been following Cowart over the past few years, and the infielder did little to shed that tag during the 2016 season. He began the year with Triple-A Salt Lake, and although his nu...

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 190   DOB: 6/2/1992   DRAFTED: 1st Rd   

March 21, 2017  –  Kaleb Cowart News

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Cowart was optioned to the Angels' minor league camp Tuesday.

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Kaleb Cowart 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
2011 19 R - 76 308 283 49 80 22 12 3 7 40 11 4 25 81 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2012 20 A - 66 285 263 42 77 28 16 3 9 54 9 4 22 44 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2012 20 A - 69 308 263 48 68 26 15 4 7 49 5 3 45 67 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2014 22 AA ARK 126 487 435 48 97 28 18 4 6 54 26 7 43 99 2 4 3 .223 .295 .324 .619
2015 23 A+ INL 51 221 194 32 47 20 14 4 2 23 10 2 22 43 0 2 3 .242 .326 .387 .713
2015 23 AAA SAL 62 253 220 35 71 22 13 3 6 45 2 1 29 64 0 4 0 .323 .395 .491 .886
2015 23 MAJ LAA 34 52 46 8 8 3 2 0 1 4 1 1 5 19 1 0 0 .174 .255 .283 .538
2016 24 AAA SAL 107 457 414 58 116 48 34 5 9 58 18 4 37 100 1 3 2 .280 .340 .452 .792
2016 24 MAJ LAA 31 87 85 8 15 5 4 0 1 8 0 0 0 23 0 1 1 .176 .184 .259 .443
2017 25 AAA SAL 17 78 68 11 23 6 4 0 2 9 7 2 9 16 0 1 0 .338 .410 .485 .895
3-Year Averages     32 67 65 8 11 4 3 0 1 6 0 0 2 21 0 0 0 .169 .194 .262 .456
Career  (View All)     65 139 131 16 23 8 6 0 2 12 1 1 5 42 1 1 1 .176 .210 .267 .477

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Kaleb Cowart 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
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Last 14 Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000

Kaleb Cowart: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 1 16 21
2015 33

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Kaleb Cowart Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016173000.294.412.706
2015200010.150.150.340

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016685180.147.221.378
2015268131.192.385.685

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016403040.100.150.250
2015212120.095.286.422

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016455140.244.356.611
2015256021.240.280.625
Kaleb Cowart Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2011 19 R - 308 283 8.1% 26.3% 0.31 71% .374 .000
2012 20 A - 285 263 7.7% 15.4% 0.50 83% .324 .000
2012 20 A - 308 263 14.6% 21.8% 0.67 75% .323 .000
2014 22 AA ARK 487 435 8.8% 20.3% 0.43 77% .276 .101
2015 23 A+ INL 221 194 10% 19.5% 0.51 78% .302 .145
2015 23 AAA SAL 253 220 11.5% 25.3% 0.45 71% .433 .168
2015 23 MAJ LAA 52 46 9.6% 36.5% 0.26 59% .269 .109
2016 24 AAA SAL 457 414 8.1% 21.9% 0.37 76% .351 .172
2016 24 MAJ LAA 87 85 0% 26.4% 0.00 73% .230 .083
2017 25 AAA SAL 78 68 11.5% 20.5% 0.56 76% .420 .147
3-Year Averages     67 65 3% 31.3% 0.10 68% .233 .093
Career     139 131 3.6% 30.2% 0.12 68% .241 .091

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Kaleb Cowart Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 3B 150 -1 37 -2 0 -1 69 -1 38 0 2 -1 -3
2016 1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 2B 92 1 11 2 -1 0 64 0 22 2 1 1 1
2016 3B 122 0 13 0 0 0 45 0 22 0 0 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 3B 1 0 0 -1 0 0
2016 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 2B 0 0 0 1 0 1
2016 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Kaleb Cowart: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Cowart said Monday that he altered his swing this offseason in hopes of enhancing his offensive production, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports.

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Cowart is out of the lineup Sunday against the Astros, Pedro Moura of the Los Angeles Times reports.

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Cowart is out of the lineup Monday against the Mariners, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports.

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Cowart is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Mariners, according to Angels VP of Comm. Tim Mead reports.

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Cowart is out of the lineup Tuesday against the Reds, Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times reports.

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Cowart was recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake on Saturday, Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times reports.

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Cowart was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake on Tuesday, Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com reports.

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Cowart was recalled by the Angels on Wednesday.

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Cowart was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake on Saturday.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

It was an incredibly long road for Cowart to reach the big leagues, but in 2015 he finally arrived after a strong showing in 62 games at Triple-A. A first-round pick back in 2010, Cowart carried the “bust” label with him for each of the past couple seasons, but after slashing .323/.395/.491 with six homers in 253 plate appearances in the Pacific Coast League, he finally started to resemble a major leaguer. He is probably a better defensive option at third than Kyle Kubitza, but Kubitza may have the offensive edge, though that debate largely became moot for 2016 when the team acquired Yunel Escobar from Washington. Cowart does not have the offensive ceiling to warrant ownership in most mixed formats even if he were to eventually work into regular playing time.

2015

It wasn't long ago that Cowart was looked at as the third baseman of the future in the Angels' organization, but the 22-year-old had his second consecutive disastrous year at Double-A Arkansas in 2014, as he tallied a .223/.295/.324 batting line in 487 plate appearances. While he improved his walk rate last season, the raw power Cowart has shown in the past continued to elude him (.101 ISO), and his strikeout rate stayed above 20.0% for the third consecutive year. He still has time to develop, but the organization may not want to wait that long. A two-way player in high school, there has been some consideration to move him to the mound in order to utilize his strong arm. In any case, Cowart's emergence as a major leaguer in 2015 appears to be unlikely, and he may be at a crossroads in his career.

2014

Cowart began the 2013 season widely regarded as one of the top prospects in the Angels' minor league system, but he struggled after being promoted to Double-A Arkansas at the beginning of the season, slugging just .301 on the year. This may be seen as something of a setback for the highly-touted third baseman, as he slugged .452 between Low-A Cedar Rapids and High-A Inland Empire in 2012. Before the disappointing season, there were talks of Cowart breaking into the major leagues as early as 2014, but that goal is not likely to be reached at this point, as he will likely begin 2014 back in Double-A. Despite his recent shortcomings, however, he is probably still seen as the third baseman of the future within the system, but the Angels bought him additional development time with the acquisition of David Freese in November.

2013

Cowart, the 18th pick in the 2010 draft, put up a .276/.358/.452 line across two levels (Low-A and High-A) last season, and made 16 errors in 125 games at the hot corner after compiling 16 errors in only 66 games of rookie league play during the 2011 season. Cowart has enough plate discipline and raw power to stick at the hot corner if he can continue to make strides defensively, and he's one of the better prospects in the Angels' organization. He should make it to Double-A before the end of the season if he doesn't start the year there, but is still probably at least two years away from making an impact in the majors.

2012

Cowart held his own in his first professional season, posting a .283/.345/.420 line in 72 games with Orem in the rookie league. He socked seven home runs knocked in 40 runs, but he also made 16 errors at third base. Cowart will have to pick up the power and defense a bit to stick at third base, but the 2010 first-rounder - who will not turn 20 until this summer - is one of the Angels' better prospects.