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Ed Lucas

32-Year-Old Third Baseman – Texas Rangers

2014 Stats

AVG

.251

HR

1

RBI

9

R

19

SB

1

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

As a 31-year-old rookie in 2013, Lucas did work against left-handed pitching, posting a .883 OPS versus southpaws over 106 at-bats. He struggled to sustain production against right-handed pitching, ho...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 213   DOB: 5/21/1982   BORN: Grand Rapids, MI   COLLEGE: Dartmouth   DRAFTED: 8th Rd   

October 10, 2014  –  Ed Lucas News

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Ed Lucas 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
2007 25 AA WIC 34 135 125 19 35 10 6 1 3 17 2 1 9 23 1 0 0 .280 .328 .416 .744
2008 26 AA NWA 79 303 270 38 82 18 10 4 4 30 14 7 29 47 2 1 1 .304 .372 .415 .787
2008 26 AAA OMA 16 55 47 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 14 1 0 0 .128 .241 .128 .369
2009 27 AA NWA 103 424 355 61 103 34 22 2 10 58 18 2 53 75 4 5 7 .290 .388 .448 .836
2009 27 AAA OMA 5 11 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 4 1 0 0 .125 .300 .125 .425
2010 28 AAA OMA 98 415 352 52 108 34 20 1 13 50 7 1 52 68 5 3 3 .307 .398 .480 .878
2011 29 AA MIS 42 181 159 32 43 13 6 0 7 26 0 0 15 38 1 2 4 .270 .344 .440 .784
2011 29 AAA GWI 81 295 262 25 57 18 14 1 3 29 4 0 28 74 2 2 1 .218 .294 .313 .607
2012 30 AAA SAL 118 453 412 61 108 34 20 2 12 52 5 4 28 82 4 3 6 .262 .316 .408 .724
2013 31 AAA NEW 46 196 181 26 55 17 12 0 5 14 2 1 12 37 1 0 2 .304 .354 .453 .807
2013 31 MAJ MIA 94 384 351 43 90 19 14 1 4 28 1 1 26 78 4 1 2 .256 .311 .336 .647
2014 32 A+ JUP 3 16 14 3 6 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 .429 .500 .429 .929
2014 32 AAA NEW 14 57 46 5 12 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 7 10 0 3 1 .261 .351 .283 .634
2014 32 MAJ MIA 69 189 179 19 45 6 5 0 1 9 1 0 8 48 2 0 0 .251 .283 .296 .579
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3-Year Averages     94 384 351 43 90 19 14 1 4 28 1 1 26 78 4 1 2 .256 .311 .336 .647

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

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Ed Lucas 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 Oak Did not play.
Sep. 27 Oak Did not play.
Sep. 26 Oak Did not play.
Sep. 25 Oak Did not play.
Sep. 24 Hou Did not play.
Sep. 23 Hou 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .286 .299 .585
Sep. 22 Hou Did not play.
Sep. 21 @LAA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .280 .293 .573
Sep. 20 @LAA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .282 .295 .577
Sep. 19 @LAA 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .282 .295 .577
Sep. 18 @Oak 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .278 .291 .569
Sep. 17 @Oak Did not play.
Sep. 16 @Oak 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .279 .292 .571
Sep. 14 Atl 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .280 .287 .567
Sep. 13 Atl Did not play.
Sep. 12 Atl 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .247 .282 .289 .571
Sep. 11 LAA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .275 .276 .551
Sep. 10 LAA Did not play.
Sep. 9 LAA Did not play.
Sep. 7 Sea Did not play.
Sep. 6 Sea 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .278 .280 .558
Sep. 5 Sea Did not play.
Sep. 4 Sea Did not play.
Sep. 3 @KC Did not play.
Sep. 2 @KC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .280 .281 .561
Sep. 1 @KC Did not play.
Aug. 31 @Hou Did not play.
Aug. 30 @Hou Did not play.
Aug. 29 @Hou Did not play.
Aug. 28 @Hou Did not play.
Last 7 Days 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 .667 1.334
Last 14 Days 11 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .364 .364 .455 .819
Last 30 Days 18 0 6 2 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .444 .777

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Ed Lucas: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 6 20 4 19 7 4 3
2013 25 20 61 6 1 1

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Ed Lucas Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014737151.329.411.749
201310617390.330.509.883

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201410612040.198.217.465
2013245261191.224.261.544

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20148111061.296.321.658
2013168251181.256.327.666

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014988130.214.276.513
2013183183100.257.344.627
Ed Lucas Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2007 25 AA WIC 135 125 6.7% 17% 0.39 82% .323 .136
2008 26 AA NWA 303 270 9.6% 15.5% 0.62 83% .356 .111
2008 26 AAA OMA 55 47 12.7% 25.5% 0.50 70% .182 .000
2009 27 AA NWA 424 355 12.5% 17.7% 0.71 79% .344 .158
2009 27 AAA OMA 11 8 18.2% 36.4% 0.50 50% .250 .000
2010 28 AAA OMA 415 352 12.5% 16.4% 0.76 81% .351 .173
2011 29 AA MIS 181 159 8.3% 21% 0.39 76% .316 .170
2011 29 AAA GWI 295 262 9.5% 25.1% 0.38 72% .292 .095
2012 30 AAA SAL 453 412 6.2% 18.1% 0.34 80% .302 .146
2013 31 AAA NEW 196 181 6.1% 18.9% 0.32 80% .360 .149
2013 31 MAJ MIA 384 351 6.8% 20.3% 0.33 78% .320 .080
2014 32 A+ JUP 16 14 12.5% 12.5% 1.00 86% .500 .000
2014 32 AAA NEW 57 46 12.3% 17.5% 0.70 78% .333 .022
2014 32 MAJ MIA 189 179 4.2% 25.4% 0.17 73% .338 .045
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3-Year Averages     384 351 6.8% 20.3% 0.33 78% .320 .080

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats      ▲ Games By Position

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2014 Stat Review for Ed Lucas    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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.251 AVG
WEAK
73% Contact Rate
POOR
.338 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.296 SLG
TERRIBLE
.045 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.17 BB/K
TERRIBLE
4.2% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
25.4% K Rate
POOR
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.579 OPS
TERRIBLE
.283 OBP
TERRIBLE

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Ed Lucas: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Lucas went 2-for-3 with an RBI in Tuesday's win over the Phillies.

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Lucas is in the lineup Tuesday against the Phillies, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

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Lucas made the start in right field and went 2-for-3 in Friday's loss to the Phillies.

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Lucas was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans on Friday, Juan C. Rodriguez of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports.

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Lucas was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans on Tuesday, the Miami Herald reports.

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Lucas was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans on Sunday, MLB.com's Joe Frisaro reports.

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Lucas went 2-for-4 with a double, a steal, an RBI and a run in Wednesday's win over the Phillies.

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Lucas went 2-for-4 in the Marlins' loss to the Mets on Saturday.

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Lucas chipped in a multi-hit effort in Monday's win over the Rays, going 2-for-4 with a run scored.

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Lucas went 1-for-3 with a walk and a run scored Friday in a loss to the Braves.

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Lucas went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored in Thursday's win over the Phillies.

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Lucas went 2-for-6 and launched his first home run of the season Wednesday as the Marlins powered past the Dodgers.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2011

He'll be 29 next season, but did post a .878 OPS at Triple-A Omaha with the Royals last season. He'll likely just add depth at Triple-A, but there's a chance he could be a late bloomer. He'll compete for a utility role this spring.