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Nolan Fontana

26-Year-Old Shortstop – Los Angeles Angels

2017 Stats

AVG

.056

HR

1

RBI

1

R

1

SB

1

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Fontana struggled mightily for Triple-A Fresno in 2016. He struck out 108 times in 407 plate appearances, a bad sign considering making contact had been his calling card earlier in his career. He hasn...

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 204   DOB: 6/6/1991   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   

May 30, 2017  –  Nolan Fontana News

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Fontana was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake on Tuesday.

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Nolan Fontana 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 LEX 49 222 151 37 34 12 9 1 2 25 12 2 65 44 2 1 3 .225 .464 .338 .802
2013 22 A+ LAN 104 499 386 88 100 32 18 6 8 60 16 5 102 100 5 3 3 .259 .415 .399 .814
2014 23 AA COR 66 305 229 33 60 23 21 1 1 26 5 8 61 76 11 2 2 .262 .418 .376 .794
2015 24 R SUR 1 4 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000
2015 24 AAA FRE 117 456 361 56 87 30 21 6 3 40 6 11 74 99 12 6 3 .241 .369 .357 .726
2016 25 AA COR 10 44 36 4 10 4 4 0 0 4 1 0 8 5 0 0 0 .278 .409 .389 .798
2016 25 AAA FRE 106 407 359 35 70 18 15 0 3 27 4 3 32 108 7 4 5 .195 .268 .262 .530
2017 26 AAA SAL 55 238 194 43 54 18 10 1 7 30 5 1 38 49 3 2 1 .278 .396 .448 .844
2017 26 MAJ LAA 7 19 18 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 7 0 0 0 .056 .105 .222 .327
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Career  (View All)     7 19 18 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 7 0 0 0 .056 .105 .222 .327

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Nolan Fontana 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
May. 29 Atl 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .056 .105 .222 .327
May. 28 @Mia 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .071 .133 .286 .419
May. 27 @Mia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .091 .091 .364 .455
May. 26 @Mia 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .571 .714
May. 25 @TB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
May. 24 @TB 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
May. 23 @TB Did not play.
May. 22 @TB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
May. 21 @NYM Did not play.
Last 7 Games 15 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 6 1 0 0 0 0 .067 .125 .267 .392
Last 14 Games 18 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 7 1 1 0 0 0 .056 .105 .222 .327
Last 30 Games 18 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 7 1 1 0 0 0 .056 .105 .222 .327
Nolan Fontana Minors 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 AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jun. 20 Tacoma 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .833
Jun. 19 Tacoma 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Jun. 18 Tacoma 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .833
Jun. 17 Tacoma 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .333 .000 .333
Jun. 16 Reno 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650
Jun. 15 Reno 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jun. 14 Reno 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .833
Jun. 13 Reno 2 3 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 .500 .750 2.000 2.750
Jun. 11 Albuquerque 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 .333 .600 .333 .933
Jun. 10 Albuquerque 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .500 .750
Jun. 9 Albuquerque 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 1.000 1.250
Jun. 7 Las Vegas 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .750 1.250
Jun. 5 Las Vegas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jun. 4 El Paso 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .400 .800
Jun. 3 El Paso 6 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .833 1.167
Jun. 2 El Paso 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650
Jun. 1 El Paso 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .833 .500 1.333
Last 7 Days 17 5 5 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 .294 .429 .294 .723
Last 14 Days 33 11 10 1 0 2 4 9 9 2 0 0 0 .303 .452 .515 .967
Last 30 Days 58 17 18 3 1 2 5 14 18 2 0 0 0 .310 .444 .500 .944

Nolan Fontana: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 6

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Nolan Fontana Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

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Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS

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Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017181111.056.222.327

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201740000.000.000.000

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017141111.071.286.419
Nolan Fontana 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 LEX 222 151 29.3% 19.8% 1.48 71% .302 .113
2013 22 A+ LAN 499 386 20.4% 20% 1.02 74% .327 .140
2014 23 AA COR 305 229 20% 24.9% 0.80 67% .383 .114
2015 24 R SUR 4 4 0% 25% 0.00 75% .667 .000
2015 24 AAA FRE 456 361 16.2% 21.7% 0.75 73% .317 .116
2016 25 AA COR 44 36 18.2% 11.4% 1.60 86% .323 .111
2016 25 AAA FRE 407 359 7.9% 26.5% 0.30 70% .266 .067
2017 26 AAA SAL 238 194 16% 20.6% 0.78 75% .336 .170
2017 26 MAJ LAA 19 18 5.3% 36.8% 0.14 61% .000 .166
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Career     19 18 5.3% 36.8% 0.14 61% .000 .166

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Nolan Fontana Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2017 2B 41 1 9 1 0 0 9 0 3 0 1 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2017 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2017 Stat Review for Nolan Fontana    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.14 BB/K
TERRIBLE
5.3% BB Rate
POOR
36.8% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.327 OPS
TERRIBLE
.105 OBP
TERRIBLE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.056 AVG
TERRIBLE
.000 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.222 SLG
TERRIBLE
.166 ISO
WEAK

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Nolan Fontana: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Fontana will start at second base and bat eighth Sunday against the Marlins.

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Fontana was recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake on Monday.

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Fontana was optioned to the minors Friday, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports.

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Fontana was claimed off waivers by the Angels on Tuesday.

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Fontana was optioned to Triple-A Fresno on Sunday, Brad McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

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In 11 Grapefruit League appearances, Fontana is 2-for-14 (.143) with four walks and an RBI.

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Fontana was added to the Astros' 40-man roster Friday, the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Fontanta was reassigned to Astros' minor league camp on Friday.

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Fontana, 22, is batting .277/.418/.398 with one home run, 22 RBI and two steals through 47 games for Double-A Corpus Christi this season.

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Fontana will open 2014 with Double-A Corpus Christi, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

In last year's full season with Triple-A Fresno, Fontana hit .241/.369/.357 with three home runs, 40 RBI, and a 99:74 K:BB over 117 games. While he may have a future in the big leagues as a utility infielder with an advanced feel for the strike zone, the 24-year-old obviously lacks power and speed and should not be on fantasy radars outside of super deep dynasty formats that score based on OBP instead batting average.

2015

Fontana took the next step forward in his development with Double-A Corpus Christi last season, but suffered a broken pinky finger that required surgery and forced him to miss an extended period. Despite the injury, the 23-year-old middle infielder posted his third straight season with an OBP higher than .415 thanks to an incredibly-high 20.0% walk rate. His power disappeared (one home run) and he was caught stealing more often than he was successful (5-of-13), but it's clear Fontana has a future in the big leagues at least as a utility infielder who has an advanced feel for the strike zone.

2014

Fontana, the Astros' second-round pick in 2012, spent his first full season at High-A Lancaster, where he hit .259/.415/.399 with a 102:100 BB:K ratio over 104 games. While the 22-year-old has an advanced approach at the plate, he lacks power in his bat (eight home runs) and is known more for his prowess on defense. A promotion to Double-A is likely this season and how Fontana performs there offensively should give us better insight into his future as a regular major league starter or utility option.