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Cheslor Cuthbert

23-Year-Old Third Baseman – Kansas City Royals

2016 Stats

AVG

.277

HR

11

RBI

45

R

48

SB

2

2016 Preseason Projections

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In his first full season at the Triple-A level, Cuthbert put together one of the best overall seasons of his career. The 22-year-old slashed .277/.339/.421 to go with five steals and 51 RBI. This per...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 190   DOB: 11/16/1992   BORN: Corn Island, Nicaragua   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No  

September 15, 2016  –  Cheslor Cuthbert News

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Cuthbert is not in Thursday's lineup against the A's, Josh Vernier of 610 Sports Radio reports.

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Cheslor Cuthbert 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 IDA 14 65 61 10 14 7 4 1 2 10 1 0 3 17 0 0 1 .230 .277 .426 .703
2010 17 R SUR 18 76 68 14 18 6 3 2 1 5 1 1 6 19 0 0 2 .265 .342 .412 .754
2011 18 A KAN 81 342 300 33 80 22 13 1 8 51 2 0 36 65 0 4 2 .267 .345 .397 .742
2012 19 A WIL 124 517 475 47 114 25 18 0 7 59 6 3 37 80 0 3 2 .240 .296 .322 .618
2013 20 A WIL 60 254 225 32 63 25 21 2 2 31 1 2 27 37 0 2 0 .280 .354 .418 .772
2013 20 AA NOR 64 264 237 25 51 22 16 0 6 28 5 2 20 51 2 3 2 .215 .279 .359 .638
2014 21 AA NOR 96 395 355 35 98 30 19 1 10 48 9 3 36 67 0 3 1 .276 .342 .420 .762
2014 21 AAA OMA 25 100 91 12 24 7 5 0 2 16 1 1 9 12 0 0 0 .264 .330 .385 .715
2015 22 AAA OMA 104 438 397 55 110 34 22 1 11 51 5 2 37 60 1 2 1 .277 .339 .421 .760
2015 22 MAJ KC 19 50 46 6 10 4 2 1 1 8 0 0 4 9 0 0 0 .217 .280 .370 .650
2016 23 AAA OMA 24 107 93 15 31 12 4 1 7 28 0 1 11 14 0 2 1 .333 .402 .624 1.026
2016 23 MAJ KC 122 492 458 48 127 40 28 1 11 45 2 0 31 92 1 2 0 .277 .322 .415 .737
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3-Year Averages     19 50 46 6 10 4 2 1 1 8 0 0 4 9 0 0 0 .217 .280 .370 .650
Career  (View All)     141 542 504 54 137 44 30 2 12 53 2 0 35 101 1 2 0 .272 .318 .411 .729

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Cheslor Cuthbert 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
Sep. 25 @Det 5 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .322 .415 .737
Sep. 24 @Det 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .321 .408 .729
Sep. 23 @Det 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .276 .320 .410 .730
Sep. 22 @Cle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .276 .319 .410 .729
Sep. 21 @Cle 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .316 .411 .727
Sep. 20 @Cle 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .315 .410 .725
Sep. 19 CWS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .313 .408 .721
Sep. 18 CWS 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .313 .409 .722
Sep. 17 CWS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .314 .410 .724
Sep. 16 CWS 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .316 .413 .729
Sep. 15 Oak Did not play.
Sep. 14 Oak 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .316 .412 .728
Sep. 13 Oak 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .319 .416 .735
Sep. 12 Oak 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .279 .320 .415 .735
Sep. 11 @CWS 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .320 .416 .736
Sep. 10 @CWS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .320 .417 .737
Sep. 9 @CWS 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .321 .418 .739
Sep. 7 @Min 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .325 .424 .749
Sep. 6 @Min 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .326 .427 .753
Sep. 5 @Min 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .326 .430 .756
Sep. 4 Det 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .325 .432 .757
Sep. 3 Det 3 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .329 .436 .765
Sep. 2 Det 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .324 .432 .756
Aug. 31 NYY 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .289 .326 .435 .761
Aug. 30 NYY Did not play.
Aug. 29 NYY 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .290 .326 .438 .764
Aug. 28 @Bos 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .327 .440 .767
Aug. 27 @Bos 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .328 .443 .771
Aug. 26 @Bos 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .290 .326 .440 .766
Aug. 25 @Mia 5 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .294 .331 .446 .777
Last 7 Games 20 3 7 1 0 1 2 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 .350 .480 .550 1.030
Last 14 Games 42 5 11 3 0 1 2 5 4 1 0 0 0 2 .262 .340 .405 .745
Last 30 Games 102 9 23 7 0 1 5 10 15 1 0 0 0 5 .225 .295 .324 .619

Cheslor Cuthbert: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 121
2015 1 1 17 1

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Cheslor Cuthbert: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 25 75

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Cheslor Cuthbert Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016121173100.322.471.825
2015202040.250.350.636

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016332307332.259.386.695
2015264140.192.385.660

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016221283271.299.430.765
2015365180.278.472.822

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016232197161.254.388.696
2015101000.000.000.000
Cheslor Cuthbert 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 IDA 65 61 4.6% 26.2% 0.18 72% .286 .196
2010 17 R SUR 76 68 7.9% 25% 0.32 72% .354 .147
2011 18 A KAN 342 300 10.5% 19% 0.55 78% .317 .130
2012 19 A WIL 517 475 7.2% 15.5% 0.46 83% .276 .082
2013 20 A WIL 254 225 10.6% 14.6% 0.73 84% .328 .138
2013 20 AA NOR 264 237 7.6% 19.3% 0.39 78% .250 .144
2014 21 AA NOR 395 355 9.1% 17% 0.54 81% .317 .144
2014 21 AAA OMA 100 91 9% 12% 0.75 87% .286 .121
2015 22 AAA OMA 438 397 8.4% 13.7% 0.62 85% .304 .144
2015 22 MAJ KC 50 46 8% 18% 0.44 80% .250 .153
2016 23 AAA OMA 107 93 10.3% 13.1% 0.79 85% .333 .291
2016 23 MAJ KC 492 458 6.3% 18.7% 0.34 80% .327 .138
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3-Year Averages     50 46 8% 18% 0.44 80% .250 .153
Career     542 504 6.5% 18.6% 0.35 80% .320 .139

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

Contact

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.277 AVG
GOOD
80% Contact Rate
WEAK
.327 BABIP
HIGH
Power

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.415 SLG
WEAK
.138 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.34 BB/K
WEAK
6.3% BB Rate
WEAK
18.7% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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.737 OPS
WEAK
.322 OBP
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Cheslor Cuthbert: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Cuthbert is out of the lineup Saturday against the White Sox, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.

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Cuthbert is out of the lineup Tuesday against the Yankees, Josh Vernier of 610 Sports Radio reports.

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Cuthbert, contrary to a previous report, is in Thursday's lineup against the Marlins, Joel Goldberg of FOX Sports Kansas City reports.

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Cuthbert is not in the lineup Thursday against the Marlins, Joel Goldberg of FOX Sports Kansas City reports.

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Cuthbert is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Marlins, Joel Goldberg of Fox Sports Kansas City reports.

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Cuthbert is third among AL rookies in batting average at .298.

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Cuthbert went 3-for-5 with a double, two runs scored and an RBI in Tuesday's loss to the White Sox.

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Cuthbert is hitting .329/.389/.447 since the All-Star break.

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Cuthbert went 2-for-4 with a double, two RBI and two runs in Saturday's 5-3 victory over the Mariners.

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Cuthbert went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer and three RBI in Tuesday's loss to the Blue Jays.

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Cuthbert is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the Cardinals, Joel Goldberg of Fox Sports Kansas City reports.

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2016

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2015

Cuthbert took another big step forward in 2014, as a slash line of .276/.342/.420 and career-best totals in home runs (10) and steals (nine) for Double-A Northwest Arkansas earned him an August promotion to Triple-A Omaha. He then tacked on another two long balls during his time spent at the Triple-A level, and posted a .715 OPS over an even 100 plate appearances. He was able to correct some of the selectivity issues that plagued him in 2013, and began to show flashes of the mid-level power that the Royals were hoping for in his age-21 season. The 6-foot-1 right-hander brings a strong arm to the table from the hot corner, and if he can continue to improve his baserunning, there's a chance he could see action in the majors in 2015 should the right situation arise. Though Mike Moustakas will block him at his natural position in the short-term, Moustakas' tendency for prolonged slumps may eventually cause the Royals to lose patience, and Cuthbert would be one of the potential names called if they decide to make a switch.

2014

As expected, Cuthbert opened the 2013 season with a return to High-A ball, but he earned a promotion to Double-A with a strong first half that saw improvements across the board from power to plate discipline. He regressed a bit with the increase in level thanks in large part to a rate-killing .246 BABIP, but managed to continue his power development and saw his ISO increase to a .143 mark, which seems to be more indicative of where he could end up as he continues his ascension through the Royals' farm system. With continued development at the plate, he should be able to maintain a better average and on-base percentage, which could help him advance at a quicker rate. However, while his defense remains a strong part of his game, his mid-level power is more likely to settle him in as more of a utility player than someone the Royals would like to see become a full-time player at the hot corner. He appears destined to spend a full season at the Double-A level with a remote possibility of advancing another level by the end of the season.

2013

Despite the fact that he struggled at the plate during his second professional season, batting just .240 with seven home runs and a .296 OBP, there is still plenty of raw talent and promise to be found in the 19-year-old Cuthbert. The Nicaraguan native has a surprisingly good grasp of the strike zone, can spray the ball to all fields and makes decent contact when he does connect. What he needs to do now is harness his power and learn to drive through the ball and pick up that .082 ISO that he posted last year. Defensively, he is sound and most within the organization feel that, even as he matures and fills out, he will be able to stay at the hot corner rather than require a switch to second base or the outfield. He'll probably return to High-A again to open the 2013 season with the potential to move up to Double-A at some point. He is obviously a few years away still but definitely someone to keep on your radar.

2012

An 18-year-old international signee from Nicaragua, Cuthbert spent 2011 at Low-A Kane County, where he hit .267/.345/.397 with eight home runs and 51 RBI in 342 plate appearances. He profiles as a hitter who should develop power as he fills out, while maintaining his ability to hit for average. Being that he's so early in his development, Cuthbert is more of a dynasty league target at this time. He should start 2012 at High-A Wilmington, where owners will want to begin tracking the Royals' prospect, if they haven't already.