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Brian Dozier

27-Year-Old Second Baseman – Minnesota Twins

2014 Stats

AVG

.232

HR

20

RBI

53

R

85

SB

19

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Dozier revived his career by moving to second base last season, resulting in improved defense to go with good power at the plate. He disappointed in 2012 as a rookie as he hit just .234/.271/.332 and...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 190   DOB: 5/15/1987   BORN: Tupelo, MS   COLLEGE: Southern Miss   DRAFTED: 8th Rd   

August 9, 2014  –  Brian Dozier News

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Dozier was 1-for-3 with a run scored, one RBI, a walk, and a stolen base in a losing cause against Oakland on Saturday night.

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Brian Dozier 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 23 A+ FOR 93 410 350 44 96 17 11 1 5 42 10 4 44 41 9 6 1 .274 .352 .354 .706
2010 23 A BEL 39 170 151 24 41 8 7 1 0 17 6 1 16 16 3 0 0 .272 .341 .331 .672
2011 24 A+ FOR 49 218 180 32 58 18 11 5 2 22 13 4 27 20 3 2 6 .322 .423 .472 .895
2011 24 AA NEW 78 351 311 60 99 36 22 7 7 34 11 7 28 46 7 0 5 .318 .384 .502 .886
2012 25 AAA ROC 48 200 181 15 42 14 11 1 2 17 3 2 14 34 1 3 1 .232 .286 .337 .623
2012 25 MAJ MIN 84 340 316 33 74 18 11 1 6 33 9 2 16 58 4 3 1 .234 .271 .332 .603
2013 26 MAJ MIN 147 622 558 72 136 55 33 4 18 66 14 7 51 120 3 4 6 .244 .312 .414 .726
2014 27 MAJ MIN 121 552 470 85 109 45 25 0 20 53 19 6 67 99 1 7 7 .232 .332 .413 .745
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3-Year Averages     115 479 437 52 105 36 22 2 12 49 11 4 33 89 3 3 3 .240 .296 .382 .678

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Brian Dozier 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 Cle 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .332 .413 .745
Aug. 18 KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .331 .415 .746
Aug. 17 KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .235 .333 .418 .751
Aug. 16 KC 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .336 .422 .758
Aug. 15 KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .335 .420 .755
Aug. 13 @Hou 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .337 .424 .761
Aug. 12 @Hou 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .338 .424 .762
Aug. 11 @Hou 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .340 .427 .767
Aug. 10 @Oak 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .340 .426 .766
Aug. 9 @Oak 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 .240 .339 .421 .760
Aug. 8 @Oak 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .339 .419 .758
Aug. 7 @Oak 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .339 .422 .761
Aug. 6 SD 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 .243 .340 .425 .765
Aug. 5 SD 3 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .340 .428 .768
Aug. 3 @CWS 6 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .337 .421 .758
Aug. 2 @CWS 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .335 .423 .758
Aug. 1 @CWS 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .335 .424 .759
Jul. 31 @KC Did not play.
Jul. 30 @KC 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .234 .330 .421 .751
Jul. 29 @KC 3 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 .233 .328 .422 .750
Jul. 27 CWS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .325 .418 .743
Jul. 26 CWS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .328 .422 .750
Jul. 25 CWS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .330 .426 .756
Jul. 24 CWS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .333 .429 .762
Jul. 23 Cle 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .239 .336 .434 .770
Jul. 22 Cle 5 1 3 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .336 .433 .769
Jul. 21 Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .333 .420 .753
Jul. 20 TB 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .336 .425 .761
Jul. 19 TB 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .240 .340 .431 .771
Jul. 18 TB 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 .242 .341 .434 .775
Last 7 Days 25 2 2 2 0 0 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 .080 .179 .160 .339
Last 14 Days 50 8 8 6 0 1 4 10 7 2 0 0 1 1 .160 .295 .340 .635
Last 30 Days 110 16 22 9 0 2 8 15 20 3 1 2 1 2 .200 .305 .336 .641

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Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 121
2013 146
2012 83

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Brian Dozier Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014136196153.228.412.714
2013128255194.328.570.978
201278154105.256.500.775

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201433466143816.234.413.757
201343047134710.219.367.649
2012238182234.227.277.547

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20142274410259.233.419.762
2013278398326.245.406.721
2012165224166.242.352.636

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201424341102810.230.407.729
20132803310348.243.421.730
2012151112173.225.311.568
Brian Dozier 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 23 A+ FOR 410 350 10.7% 10% 1.07 88% .299 .080
2010 23 A BEL 170 151 9.4% 9.4% 1.00 89% .304 .059
2011 24 A+ FOR 218 180 12.4% 9.2% 1.35 89% .354 .150
2011 24 AA NEW 351 311 8% 13.1% 0.61 85% .357 .184
2012 25 AAA ROC 200 181 7% 17% 0.41 81% .276 .105
2012 25 MAJ MIN 340 316 4.7% 17.1% 0.28 82% .270 .098
2013 26 MAJ MIN 622 558 8.2% 19.3% 0.43 78% .281 .170
2014 27 MAJ MIN 552 470 12.1% 17.9% 0.68 79% .254 .181
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3-Year Averages     479 437 6.9% 18.6% 0.37 80% .277 .142

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

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.232 AVG
POOR
79% Contact Rate
AVERAGE
.254 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.413 SLG
AVERAGE
.181 ISO
GOOD
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.68 BB/K
GREAT
12.1% BB Rate
ELITE
17.9% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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.745 OPS
AVERAGE
.332 OBP
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Brian Dozier: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Dozier went 3-for-4 with three singles and three runs scored in Friday's 10-8 loss to the White Sox.

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Dozier (thumb) is back in the lineup Friday against the White Sox.

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Twins manager Ron Gardenhire expects Dozier (thumb) to rejoin the lineup for Friday's game against the White Sox, who will be starting ace lefty Chris Sale, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

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Dozier is out of Thursday's lineup due to a swollen left thumb, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

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Dozier is out of the lineup Thursday against the Royals, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

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Dozier went 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, and an RBI in Tuesday’s win over the Royals.

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Dozier went 3-for-5 at the plate Tuesday, while slugging his 19th home run of the year and adding a double in the Twins' 8-2 loss to the Indians.

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Dozier ended the first half of the season with a bang Sunday, going 3-for-6 with two home runs and four RBI in a win over the Rockies.

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Dozier isn't in the lineup Tuesday versus the Royals, Mike Swanson of the Royals' official site reports.

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Dozier (back) is in the lineup at second base Sunday against the Tigers, Brian Murphy of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

After hitting hitting .318/.384/.502 at Double-A in 2011, Dozier looked like a potential shortstop of the future for the Twins. He was called up after a strong first month at Triple-A and given the starting shortstop job. He started off hot by hitting .298 with two home runs in his first 11 games, but cooled off quickly at the plate and was hitting just .234/.271/.332 before he was demoted in August. He also struggled with his defense, making 15 errors in 83 games with a -1.2 UZR. His range was not seen as adequate enough to play shortstop and the Twins moved him to second base in winter ball. The truth is he was likely overrated as a prospect as he will be 26 years old this season, and had fewer than 400 at-bats above High-A before he was given an everyday job in the majors. He has some pop (eight homers last year) and speed (25 stolen bases in 2011) and drew walks at a good clip before last year. Dozier still could carve out a major league role at second base, but will likely need to prove himself for a long stretch at Triple-A.

2012

Dozier had a strong minor league season that could put him in position to make an impact in the majors with the Twins as early as 2012. Dozier hit .322/.423/.472 at High-A Fort Myers and then duplicated that performance by hitting .318/.384/.502 in a tough hitting environment at Double-A New Britain. He followed that up by hitting .298/.358/.454 with three home runs in 26 games in the Arizona Fall League. Dozier primarily played shortstop but also saw time at second base. It's not clear if he has the range to start at shortstop in the majors. However, his bat could eventually make him Minnesota's solution at shortstop as he has some pop (nine homers last year), strong plate discipline (66:55 K:BB ratio) and speed (25 stolen bases). He'll begin the season at Double-A, but could reach the majors in a utility role this summer. He's a prospect to grab in deeper keeper leagues.