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Mike Zunino

24-Year-Old Catcher – Seattle Mariners

2014 Stats

AVG

.199

HR

22

RBI

60

R

51

SB

0

2015 RotoWire Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Zunino set a franchise record for home runs by a catcher last season, but it came with a .199 average, the lowest in the majors among catchers with at least 300 at-bats. More than half (44) of Zunino'...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 220   DOB: 3/25/1991   BORN: Cape Coral, FL   COLLEGE: Florida   DRAFTED: 1st Rd   

March 24, 2015  –  Mike Zunino News

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Zunino, who is hitting .345 (10 for 29) with three doubles and three homers this spring, said he feels "night and day" better at the plate after slumping to below Mendoza Line last season, the Seattle Times reports.

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Mike Zunino 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
2012 21 A EVE 29 133 110 29 41 20 10 0 10 35 1 0 18 26 0 1 4 .373 .474 .736 1.210
2012 21 AA JAC 15 57 51 6 17 7 4 0 3 8 0 0 5 7 0 1 0 .333 .386 .588 .974
2013 22 AAA TAC 52 229 203 38 46 26 12 3 11 43 0 0 17 66 0 4 5 .227 .297 .478 .775
2013 22 MAJ SEA 52 193 173 22 37 10 5 0 5 14 1 0 16 49 0 1 3 .214 .290 .329 .619
2014 23 MAJ SEA 131 476 438 51 87 44 20 2 22 60 0 3 17 158 0 4 17 .199 .254 .404 .658
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3-Year Averages     91 333 305 36 62 26 12 1 13 37 0 1 16 103 0 2 10 .203 .264 .377 .641

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Mike Zunino 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. 28 LAA 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .199 .254 .404 .658
Sep. 27 LAA 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .198 .254 .406 .660
Sep. 26 LAA 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .197 .253 .405 .658
Sep. 25 @Tor 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .198 .255 .408 .663
Sep. 24 @Tor 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .198 .255 .402 .657
Sep. 23 @Tor 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .199 .254 .404 .658
Sep. 22 @Tor Did not play.
Sep. 21 @Hou 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .256 .407 .663
Sep. 20 @Hou 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .199 .256 .408 .664
Sep. 19 @Hou 5 1 2 1 0 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .199 .256 .409 .665
Sep. 18 @LAA 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .196 .254 .400 .654
Sep. 17 @LAA Did not play.
Sep. 16 @LAA 3 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 .198 .256 .402 .658
Sep. 15 @LAA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .194 .249 .398 .647
Sep. 14 Oak 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .195 .251 .400 .651
Sep. 13 Oak 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .195 .251 .401 .652
Sep. 12 Oak 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .197 .253 .405 .658
Sep. 10 Hou 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .196 .253 .403 .656
Sep. 9 Hou 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .195 .252 .401 .653
Sep. 8 Hou 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .197 .254 .404 .658
Sep. 7 @Tex 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .198 .252 .406 .658
Sep. 6 @Tex 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .198 .252 .406 .658
Sep. 5 @Tex 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .254 .411 .665
Sep. 4 @Tex Did not play.
Sep. 3 @Oak 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .199 .254 .404 .658
Sep. 2 @Oak Did not play.
Sep. 1 @Oak 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .199 .254 .406 .660
Aug. 31 Was 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .201 .256 .409 .665
Aug. 30 Was Did not play.
Aug. 29 Was 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .203 .259 .414 .673
Last 7 Days 18 1 3 0 0 1 3 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .211 .333 .544
Last 14 Days 38 4 9 2 0 2 8 1 14 0 0 2 0 0 .237 .293 .447 .740
Last 30 Days 77 5 13 4 0 3 12 2 26 0 0 3 0 0 .169 .220 .338 .558

Mike Zunino: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 130 1
2013 50

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Mike Zunino Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014131165140.252.427.722
2013464241.217.370.650

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20143073517460.176.394.632
2013127183100.213.315.609

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20142202310250.191.382.633
20139813391.255.378.673

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20142182812350.206.427.684
2013759250.160.267.551
Mike Zunino Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2012 21 A EVE 133 110 13.5% 19.5% 0.69 76% .419 .363
2012 21 AA JAC 57 51 8.8% 12.3% 0.71 86% .341 .255
2013 22 AAA TAC 229 203 7.4% 28.8% 0.26 67% .278 .251
2013 22 MAJ SEA 193 173 8.3% 25.4% 0.33 72% .269 .115
2014 23 MAJ SEA 476 438 3.6% 33.2% 0.11 64% .252 .205
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3-Year Averages     333 305 4.8% 30.9% 0.16 66% .259 .174

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2014 Stat Review for Mike Zunino    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.199 AVG
TERRIBLE
64% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.252 BABIP
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Power

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.404 SLG
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.205 ISO
GREAT
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.11 BB/K
TERRIBLE
3.6% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
33.2% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.658 OPS
POOR
.254 OBP
TERRIBLE

2015 Projected Stats Breakdown for Mike Zunino

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Mike Zunino: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Zunino, who hit .199 with a .254 OBP last year, said Sunday his goal this season is to improve his swing path to right-center, the Tacoma News Tribune reports. "I think I just need to totally commit to going to right-center," Zunino said. "That's been my strength for a while, and I keep my bat in the zone for a longer time."

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Zunino hit a solo homer in Thursday's 7-5 win at Toronto. It was his 22nd home run of the season.

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Zunino is not in the lineup Monday, the Tacoma News Tribune's Bob Dutton reports.

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Zunino went 2-for-5 with a three-run home run against Houston on Friday night.

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Zunino is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Angels, MLB.com's Greg Johns reports.

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Zunino is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the A's, according to MLB.com's Greg Johns.

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Zunino is out of the lineup Sunday against the Rangers.

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Zunino is out of the lineup Thursday against the Rangers, Bob Dutton of Tacoma News Tribune reports.

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Zunino is out of the lineup Saturday against the Nationals, Bob Dutton of the Tacoma News Tribune reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

Zunino had a rough rookie season. Promoted in June, a broken hand in late July caused him to miss more than month. Zunino is still trying to find his way at the plate, as a steady diet of breaking and offspeed pitches proved to be his nemesis. The Mariners, though, are content to focus most of his attention on his catching for now. The Mariners could bring in a veteran catcher to tutor Zunino this year, but the team is clearly banking on him as the catcher of the future. While the 2012 No. 3 overall pick didn't make quite as big an impact as many expected last season, Zunino will have ample opportunity to make a name for himself this season. Keep an eye on him this spring and into the year the raw power he showed last year could quickly increase his value for fantasy owners.

2013

The 2012 Golden Spikes Award winner as the nation's top amateur player, Zunino was drafted third overall by the Mariners, who were enamored with his defense. It's been his bat, though, that has turned heads thus far - 13 homers between short-season Everett (1.210 OPS) and Double-A Jacksonville (.974 OPS) in 44 games - while his defense has caused some angst. He was said to have good hands and good agility, but he struggled blocking pitches behind the plate. Nevertheless, after a good showing in the Arizona Fall League with his bat, he goes to spring training with a shot at making the big-league club. The Mariners have only one catcher, Jesus Montero, on the roster after dealing John Jaso in January. And Montero likely will spend time again at DH, making a third catcher necessary. Zunino's bat might be ready, but his catching likely needs more polish, and the Mariners won't be quick to sacrifice essential development time. Triple-A is probably more realistic, though it won't surprise if he makes his way to Seattle at some point this season. Long-term, Zunino is clearly the catcher of the future, which also means Montero is destined for DH/1B duty.