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Delino DeShields Jr.

24-Year-Old Outfielder – Texas Rangers

2016 Stats

AVG

.209

HR

4

RBI

13

R

36

SB

8

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

DeShields lacks both power and contact skills, and had never shown either in the minor leagues, yet he was successful for the Rangers last year, scoring 83 runs and stealing 25 bases in 121 games, tha...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 9"   WT: 198   DOB: 8/16/1992   BORN: Easton, MD   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Delino DeShields Jr. Contract Information:

Agreed to terms with the Astros in August 2010.

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DeShields is expected to officially enter a platoon with Nomar Maraza after Carlos Gomez joins the team Thursday, MLB.com's T.R. Sullivan reports.

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Delino DeShields Jr. 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
2010 17 R GRE 16 73 67 11 21 7 6 1 0 8 5 1 5 18 0 1 0 .313 .356 .433 .789
2010 17 R GUL 2 10 9 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .111 .200 .111 .311
2011 18 A LEX 119 541 469 73 104 28 17 2 9 48 30 11 52 118 7 5 8 .222 .307 .324 .631
2012 19 A LEX 111 523 440 96 131 37 22 5 10 52 83 14 70 108 4 2 7 .298 .401 .439 .840
2012 19 A+ LAN 24 114 97 17 23 7 2 3 2 9 18 5 13 23 1 1 2 .237 .336 .381 .717
2013 20 A+ LAN 111 534 451 100 143 44 25 14 5 54 51 18 57 91 13 2 11 .317 .405 .468 .873
2014 21 AA COR 114 507 411 75 97 27 14 2 11 57 54 14 61 112 18 6 11 .236 .346 .360 .706
2015 22 AAA ROU 6 27 26 2 8 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 .308 .333 .423 .756
2015 22 MAJ TEX 121 492 425 83 111 34 22 10 2 37 25 8 53 101 7 4 3 .261 .344 .374 .718
2016 23 AAA ROU 54 249 207 37 54 13 10 0 3 17 21 7 35 60 4 2 1 .261 .367 .353 .720
2016 23 MAJ TEX 74 203 182 36 38 11 7 0 4 13 8 3 15 54 3 1 2 .209 .275 .313 .588
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3-Year Averages     97 346 303 59 74 22 14 5 3 25 16 5 34 77 5 2 2 .244 .323 .353 .676
Career  (View All)     195 695 607 119 149 45 29 10 6 50 33 11 68 155 10 5 5 .245 .324 .356 .680

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

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Delino DeShields Jr. Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games 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
Oct. 2 TB 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 .209 .275 .313 .588
Oct. 1 TB 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .213 .281 .320 .601
Sep. 30 TB Did not play.
Sep. 28 Mil 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .216 .284 .324 .608
Sep. 27 Mil Did not play.
Sep. 26 Mil Did not play.
Sep. 25 @Oak 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .216 .284 .324 .608
Sep. 24 @Oak 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .216 .284 .324 .608
Sep. 23 @Oak 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .291 .333 .624
Sep. 21 LAA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .291 .333 .624
Sep. 20 LAA Did not play.
Sep. 19 LAA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .291 .333 .624
Sep. 18 Oak 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .291 .333 .624
Sep. 17 Oak 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .290 .333 .623
Sep. 16 Oak 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .292 .335 .627
Sep. 14 @Hou 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .292 .335 .627
Sep. 13 @Hou Did not play.
Sep. 12 @Hou Did not play.
Sep. 11 @LAA Did not play.
Sep. 10 @LAA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .292 .335 .627
Sep. 9 @LAA 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .222 .292 .335 .627
Sep. 8 @Sea Did not play.
Sep. 7 @Sea 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .297 .341 .638
Sep. 6 @Sea 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .302 .348 .650
Sep. 5 @Sea 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .301 .342 .643
Sep. 4 Hou Did not play.
Sep. 3 Hou 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .303 .344 .647
Sep. 2 Hou Did not play.
Aug. 31 Sea 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .303 .344 .647
Aug. 30 Sea 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .303 .344 .647
Last 7 Games 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Games 15 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 .067 .067 .067 .134
Last 30 Games 28 9 3 1 0 0 2 0 9 2 0 0 0 0 .107 .107 .143 .250

Delino DeShields Jr.: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 59 26 33 4
2015 1 113 35 87 7

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Delino DeShields Jr.: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 108

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Delino DeShields Jr. Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20166714152.209.299.541
2015149321165.282.403.765

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201611522386.209.322.614
20152765112120.250.359.693

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20169215061.217.250.508
20152215022315.290.425.814

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20169021477.200.378.669
20152043301410.230.319.612
Delino DeShields Jr. Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 17 R GRE 73 67 6.8% 24.7% 0.28 73% .429 .120
2010 17 R GUL 10 9 10% 20% 0.50 78% .143 .000
2011 18 A LEX 541 469 9.6% 21.8% 0.44 75% .278 .102
2012 19 A LEX 523 440 13.4% 20.7% 0.65 75% .376 .141
2012 19 A+ LAN 114 97 11.4% 20.2% 0.57 76% .292 .144
2013 20 A+ LAN 534 451 10.7% 17% 0.63 80% .389 .151
2014 21 AA COR 507 411 12% 22.1% 0.54 73% .299 .124
2015 22 AAA ROU 27 26 3.7% 22.2% 0.17 77% .400 .115
2015 22 MAJ TEX 492 425 10.8% 20.5% 0.52 76% .339 .113
2016 23 AAA ROU 249 207 14.1% 24.1% 0.58 71% .354 .092
2016 23 MAJ TEX 203 182 7.4% 26.6% 0.28 70% .274 .104
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3-Year Averages     346 303 9.8% 22.3% 0.44 75% .318 .109
Career     695 607 9.8% 22.3% 0.44 74% .321 .111

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2016 Stat Review for Delino DeShields Jr.    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.209 AVG
TERRIBLE
70% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.274 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.313 SLG
TERRIBLE
.104 ISO
POOR
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.28 BB/K
POOR
7.4% BB Rate
AVERAGE
26.6% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.588 OPS
TERRIBLE
.275 OBP
TERRIBLE

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Delino DeShields Jr.: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

DeShields could get at-bats as the leadoff hitter against left-handed pitching as a result of the injury to Shin Soo-Choo, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports.

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DeShields is not in Friday's lineup against Kansas City, Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

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DeShields went 2-for-3 with a solo home run, a double, a walk and a stolen base during Sunday's 2-1 win over the Royals.

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DeShields is batting leadoff and starting in left field for Friday's game against the Royals.

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DeShields was recalled by the Rangers on Wednesday.

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DeShields was optioned to Triple-A Round Rock on Friday.

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DeShields is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the White Sox.

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DeShields will lead off during Tuesday's game against the White Sox, Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

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DeShields went 1-for-4 with a solo homer and a walk Sunday at the Tigers.

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DeShields is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Blue Jays, Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

DeShields struggled in spring training in his second year attending major league camp with the Astros before reporting to Double-A Corpus Christi, where he was moved to center field full-time after spending the previous four seasons in the minors at second base. Unfortunately, the 22-year-old suffered a scary injury in a mid-April game after being hit in the face by a 90 mph fastball. Luckily, he only missed three weeks with a sinus fracture in his left cheek before returning to the Hooks' lineup. The second-generation speedster swiped 54 bases in 114 games, but regressed with his bat, hitting .236/.346/.360 with 14 doubles, two triples, 11 home runs and 57 RBI over 411 at-bats. An elite walk rate (12%) maintained a respectable OBP, however, giving DeShields plenty of opportunity to do what he does best. The Rangers pounced on DeShields when the Astros left him unprotected for the Rule 5 draft, and he'll try to secure a bench role for Texas during spring training as a versatile speedster.

2014

With 19 stolen bases in the month of July alone, DeShields recovered from a somewhat sluggish first half to finish the season strong at High-A Lancaster. No, he didn't come close to the 101 steals that he recorded in 2012 (he finished 2013 with 51), but his elite speed combined with his ability to get on base (.405 on-base percentage) almost assures him a promotion to Double-A this season. DeShields even got some extra time in this offseason during the Arizona Fall League, where he continued to get on base and steal bases at an extraordinary clip. While there is still plenty of room for development, as Jose Altuve continues to hold down the fort at second base for the Astros, DeShields appears to have a very bright future ahead of him as a leadoff hitter in the major leagues. There are some questions, however, as to where he may fit defensively and a conversion to center field started in the fall league.

2013

Had it not been for Billy Hamilton's historic season, DeShields would have been the minors' top stolen-base man. The second-generation keystoner swiped an impressive 102 bags getting caught just 19 times, several of those in the last few days of the season while he was making his push to 100. It is hard not to compare a player to his father, especially when they have the same name, but DeShields is bigger and more physical than his father, which may mean that he will hit for more power as he matures. His tools have the potential to be really quite exceptional. Still, DeShields is very raw and has a lot of development time ahead of him. It's a pretty safe bet that he will spend at least the next two years in the minors.

2012

DeShields has yet to prove he can hit at the major league level, but does have some speed. He spent a full season in the Sally League, where he was inconsistent at the plate, regressing significantly from his 2010 debut. The lone bright spot for DeShields was that he stole 30 bases, which is particularly impressive when you consider how hard it must have been for him to take full advantage of his speed when he was only getting on base at a .305 clip. He'll run when he's on base, but how often that will happen is still uncertain as he's a work in progress.

2011

The Astros' first-round pick in the 2010 amateur draft was slowed by elbow problems in his first professional season, but still managed to steal five bases in his first 18 games. DeShields' selection that early in the draft (eighth overall) was a bit of a reach, but the Astros desperately needed athletic prospects in their farm system. Like his father, DeShields will likely wind up at second base, a transition the team is encouraging that should increase his long-term fantasy value.