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Gift Ngoepe

27-Year-Old Shortstop – Pittsburgh Pirates

2017 Stats

AVG

.800

HR

0

RBI

1

R

2

SB

0

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Ngoepe became the first black South African player to sign a pro baseball contract in 2008 and nearly made his MLB debut in 2016, if not for a late-season bar brawl for which the Pirates suspended him...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 8"   WT: 200   DOB: 1/18/1990   BORN: Pietersburg, South Africa   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: By PIT In 2008  

April 27, 2017  –  Gift Ngoepe News

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Ngoepe singled in his first major-league at-bat Wednesday, going 1-for-2 with a walk against the Cubs.

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Gift Ngoepe 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 20 A STA 64 277 229 30 46 19 13 5 1 20 11 7 36 68 7 3 2 .201 .311 .314 .625
2010 20 A+ BRA 2 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650
2011 21 R GUL 2 7 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .167 .286 .167 .453
2011 21 A WES 25 93 85 14 26 8 5 1 2 5 3 3 7 14 1 0 0 .306 .359 .459 .818
2012 22 A+ BRA 124 538 456 66 106 25 11 5 9 36 22 14 63 131 11 3 5 .232 .330 .338 .668
2013 23 A+ BRA 28 123 96 17 28 10 7 3 0 6 7 1 21 35 5 0 1 .292 .424 .427 .851
2013 23 AA ALT 72 259 220 29 39 15 10 2 3 16 10 3 28 82 4 3 4 .177 .278 .282 .560
2014 24 AA ALT 131 499 437 58 104 35 17 9 9 52 13 8 51 135 7 2 2 .238 .319 .380 .699
2015 25 AA ALT 71 280 246 31 64 17 12 2 3 25 3 6 24 66 5 0 5 .260 .338 .362 .700
2015 25 AAA IND 21 71 61 5 15 4 4 0 0 1 1 2 6 15 4 0 0 .246 .313 .311 .624
2016 26 AAA IND 102 373 332 40 72 29 20 1 8 27 5 2 31 130 6 1 3 .217 .289 .355 .644
2017 27 AAA IND 15 66 58 9 14 5 3 1 1 4 0 2 6 22 1 1 0 .241 .308 .379 .687
2017 27 MAJ PIT 2 8 5 2 4 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 .800 .875 1.200 2.075
Career  (View All)     2 8 5 2 4 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 .800 .875 1.200 2.075

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

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Gift Ngoepe 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
Apr. 28 @Mia 3 2 3 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .800 .875 1.200 2.075
Apr. 26 ChC 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .667 .500 1.167
Apr. 25 ChC Did not play.
Last 7 Games 5 2 4 0 1 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .800 .875 1.200 2.075
Last 14 Games 5 2 4 0 1 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .800 .875 1.200 2.075
Last 30 Games 5 2 4 0 1 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .800 .875 1.200 2.075
Gift Ngoepe Minors 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 AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 23 Scranton-WB 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .833
Apr. 22 Scranton-WB 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Apr. 21 Scranton-WB 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Apr. 20 Durham 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Apr. 18 Durham 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .400 .600
Apr. 16 Toledo 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650
Apr. 15 Toledo 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250
Apr. 14 Toledo 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Apr. 13 Toledo 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Apr. 12 Columbus 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650
Apr. 10 Columbus 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Apr. 9 Toledo 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 1.500
Apr. 8 Toledo 4 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .750 .750 1.250 2.000
Apr. 7 Toledo 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Apr. 6 Toledo 3 2 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .600 1.333 1.933
Last 7 Days 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .250 .143 .393
Last 14 Days 27 4 5 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 1 .185 .258 .222 .480
Last 30 Days 58 9 14 3 1 1 4 6 0 0 2 0 1 .241 .308 .379 .687

Gift Ngoepe: MLB Games Played By Position

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

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Gift Ngoepe: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 2 3 86

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Gift Ngoepe Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017110001.0001.0002.000

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201741010.7501.2502.050

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201720000.500.5001.167

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017320101.0001.6672.667
Gift Ngoepe 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 20 A STA 277 229 13% 24.5% 0.53 70% .281 .113
2010 20 A+ BRA 5 4 20% 40% 0.50 50% .500 .000
2011 21 R GUL 7 6 0% 14.3% 0.00 83% .200 .000
2011 21 A WES 93 85 7.5% 15.1% 0.50 84% .348 .153
2012 22 A+ BRA 538 456 11.7% 24.3% 0.48 71% .307 .106
2013 23 A+ BRA 123 96 17.1% 28.5% 0.60 64% .459 .135
2013 23 AA ALT 259 220 10.8% 31.7% 0.34 63% .267 .105
2014 24 AA ALT 499 437 10.2% 27.1% 0.38 69% .324 .142
2015 25 AA ALT 280 246 8.6% 23.6% 0.36 73% .345 .102
2015 25 AAA IND 71 61 8.5% 21.1% 0.40 75% .326 .065
2016 26 AAA IND 373 332 8.3% 34.9% 0.24 61% .330 .138
2017 27 AAA IND 66 58 9.1% 33.3% 0.27 62% .371 .138
2017 27 MAJ PIT 8 5 37.5% 12.5% 3.00 80% 1.000 .400
Career     8 5 37.5% 12.5% 3.00 80% 1.000 .400

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Gift Ngoepe Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2017 2B 10.7 0 3 0 0 0 6 0 4 0 0 0 0
2017 SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 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
2017 SS 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2017 Stat Review for Gift Ngoepe    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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3.00 BB/K
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37.5% BB Rate
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12.5% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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2.075 OPS
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.875 OBP
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Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.800 AVG
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1.000 BABIP
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Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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1.200 SLG
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.400 ISO
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Gift Ngoepe: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ngoepe was recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis on Wednesday.

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Ngoepe is expected to be called up by the Pirates on Wednesday, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports.

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Ngoepe was optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis on Tuesday, Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

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Ngoepe has been suspended by the Pirates following his arrest early Sunday after an altercation outside a Toledo bar.

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Ngoepe, 22, is slashing .240/.339/.352 with nine home runs, 35 RBI and 21 steals in 111 games for High-A Bradenton.

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