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Willie Bloomquist

37-Year-Old Shortstop – Seattle Mariners

2015 Stats

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.186

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0

RBI

3

R

2

SB

1

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Injuries shortened Bloomquist's year for the third consecutive season in 2014 as he underwent season-ending knee surgery in August. When he was healthy, he filled the typical Bloomquist role an adeq...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 198   DOB: 11/27/1977   BORN: Bremerton, WA   COLLEGE: Arizona State   DRAFTED: 3rd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Willie Bloomquist Contract Information:

Agreed to a two-year, $5.8 million deal with the Mariners in December of 2013.

April 28, 2015  –  Willie Bloomquist News

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Bloomquist went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts Monday in only his fourth start of the season.

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Willie Bloomquist 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
2004 26 AAA TAC 3 12 12 2 5 1 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 .417 .417 .667 1.084
2005 27 MAJ SEA 82 267 249 27 64 17 15 2 0 22 14 1 11 38 4 2 1 .257 .289 .333 .622
2006 28 MAJ SEA 102 283 251 36 62 9 6 2 1 15 16 3 24 40 2 2 4 .247 .320 .299 .619
2007 29 MAJ SEA 91 188 173 28 47 5 3 0 2 13 7 5 10 35 4 0 1 .272 .315 .324 .639
2008 30 MAJ SEA 71 192 165 32 46 1 1 0 0 9 14 3 25 29 1 0 1 .279 .377 .285 .662
2009 31 MAJ KAN 125 468 434 52 115 23 11 8 4 29 25 6 27 73 4 2 1 .265 .308 .355 .663
2010 32 MAJ KAN 72 181 170 31 45 14 10 1 3 17 8 5 8 25 2 1 0 .265 .296 .388 .684
2010 32 MAJ CIN 11 18 17 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 .294 .333 .294 .627
2010  (Multiple Teams) 32 MAJ KAN/CIN 83 199 187 31 50 14 10 1 3 17 8 5 9 28 2 1 0 .267 .299 .380 .679
2011 33 MAJ ARI 97 381 350 44 93 16 10 2 4 26 20 10 23 51 2 2 4 .266 .317 .340 .657
2012 34 R SCO 4 10 9 3 3 2 1 1 0 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .333 .400 .667 1.067
2012 34 MAJ ARI 80 338 324 47 98 26 21 5 0 23 7 10 12 55 0 2 0 .302 .325 .398 .723
2013 35 R SCO 4 14 12 4 6 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .500 .571 .583 1.154
2013 35 AAA REN 6 23 21 5 9 1 0 1 0 9 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 .429 .478 .524 1.002
2013 35 MAJ ARI 48 150 139 16 44 6 5 1 0 14 0 2 8 11 0 1 2 .317 .360 .367 .727
2014 36 MAJ SEA 47 139 133 15 37 7 6 0 1 14 1 1 4 32 1 1 0 .278 .297 .346 .643
2015 37 MAJ SEA 21 44 43 2 8 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 8 0 0 1 .186 .205 .209 .414
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3-Year Averages     58 207 198 26 59 12 10 2 0 17 2 4 8 32 0 1 0 .298 .324 .369 .692
Career  (View All)     1041 3,108 2,865 398 774 151 110 23 18 224 133 50 187 489 25 15 16 .270 .317 .343 .660

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Willie Bloomquist 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
May. 29 Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .186 .205 .209 .414
May. 28 Cle Did not play.
May. 27 @TB Did not play.
May. 26 @TB 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .220 .225 .445
May. 25 @TB Did not play.
May. 24 @Tor 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .205 .225 .231 .456
May. 23 @Tor 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .184 .205 .211 .416
May. 22 @Tor Did not play.
May. 21 @Bal 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .200 .176 .376
May. 20 @Bal 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .188 .212 .188 .400
May. 19 @Bal Did not play.
May. 17 Bos 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .179 .207 .179 .386
May. 16 Bos 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .185 .214 .185 .399
May. 15 Bos 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .192 .222 .192 .414
May. 14 Bos Did not play.
May. 13 SD Did not play.
May. 12 SD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .231 .200 .431
May. 10 Oak Did not play.
May. 9 Oak Did not play.
May. 8 Oak Did not play.
May. 6 @LAA 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .240 .208 .448
May. 5 @LAA Did not play.
May. 4 @LAA Did not play.
May. 3 @Hou 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .273 .238 .511
May. 2 @Hou 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .273 .238 .511
May. 1 @Hou Did not play.
Apr. 30 @Hou Did not play.
Apr. 29 @Tex 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .286 .250 .536
Apr. 28 @Tex Did not play.
Apr. 27 @Tex 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .294 .250 .544
Last 7 Days 9 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .222 .333 .555
Last 14 Days 18 1 3 1 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .222 .389
Last 30 Days 30 1 4 1 0 0 2 0 6 1 0 0 0 0 .133 .133 .167 .300

Willie Bloomquist: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 2 4 3 3 5 3 2
2014 7 10 5 16 3 3 1 2
2013 15 9 7 7
2012 1 11 64 2 1 1
2011 1 59 25 25
2010 3 6 11 1 43 9 8 27 7
2009 3 14 3 38 84 9 22 61 1

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Willie Bloomquist Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015272021.259.296.582
2014719181.282.352.649
2013423030.333.381.745

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015160010.063.063.125
2014626060.274.339.636
201397130110.309.361.719

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015130000.154.154.308
2014718181.296.366.658
2013645080.266.281.580

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015302031.200.233.459
2014627060.258.323.626
20137511060.360.440.850
Willie Bloomquist Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2004 26 AAA TAC 12 12 0% 16.7% 0.00 83% .444 .250
2005 27 MAJ SEA 267 249 4.1% 14.2% 0.29 85% .303 .076
2006 28 MAJ SEA 283 251 8.5% 14.1% 0.60 84% .290 .052
2007 29 MAJ SEA 188 173 5.3% 18.6% 0.29 80% .331 .052
2008 30 MAJ SEA 192 165 13% 15.1% 0.86 82% .338 .006
2009 31 MAJ KAN 468 434 5.8% 15.6% 0.37 83% .311 .090
2010 32 MAJ KAN 181 170 4.4% 13.8% 0.32 85% .296 .123
2010 32 MAJ CIN 18 17 5.6% 16.7% 0.33 82% .357 .000
2010  (Multiple Teams) 32 MAJ KAN/CIN 199 187 4.5% 14.1% 0.32 85% .301 .113
2011 33 MAJ ARI 381 350 6% 13.4% 0.45 85% .302 .074
2012 34 R SCO 10 9 10% 10% 1.00 89% .375 .334
2012 34 MAJ ARI 338 324 3.6% 16.3% 0.22 83% .364 .096
2013 35 R SCO 14 12 14.3% 7.1% 2.00 92% .545 .083
2013 35 AAA REN 23 21 8.7% 8.7% 1.00 90% .474 .095
2013 35 MAJ ARI 150 139 5.3% 7.3% 0.73 92% .344 .050
2014 36 MAJ SEA 139 133 2.9% 23% 0.13 76% .360 .068
2015 37 MAJ SEA 44 43 0% 18.2% 0.00 81% .229 .023
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3-Year Averages     207 198 3.9% 15.5% 0.25 84% .355 .071
Career     3,108 2,865 6% 15.7% 0.38 83% .321 .073

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2015 Stat Review for Willie Bloomquist    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.186 AVG
TERRIBLE
81% Contact Rate
WEAK
.229 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.209 SLG
TERRIBLE
.023 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.00 BB/K
TERRIBLE
0.0% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
18.2% K Rate
AVERAGE
OPS/OBP

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.414 OPS
TERRIBLE
.205 OBP
TERRIBLE

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Willie Bloomquist: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Bloomquist finished the spring slashing .317/.349/.415 in 18 games.

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Bloomquist had no problems with surgically repaired right knee in his Cactus League debut Friday, the Tacoma News Tribune reports.

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Bloomquist (knee) is expected to be ready for the start of the season, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.

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Bloomquist (knee) was transferred to the 60-day disabled list Monday.

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Bloomquist (knee) had microfracture surgery Friday and is done for the season, the Seattle Times' Ryan Divish reports.

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Bloomquist is scheduled to undergo arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Friday morning, MLB.com's Greg Johns reports.

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Bloomquist (knee) is not yet close to being able to return, the Tacoma News Tribune's Bob Dutton reports.

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Bloomquist (knee) will likely be ready to return from the disabled list when first eligible on Aug. 8, Shannon Drayer of 710 AM ESPN Seattle reports.

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Bloomquist will get an MRI on his right knee Thursday, MLB.com's Greg Johns reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

Unfortunately for Bloomquist, 2013 was marred by two lengthy disabled list trips. When he played, he was plenty serviceable, as evidenced by his .317 average and .360 OBP. He returned to a familiar place as a free agent during the winter, signing a deal to serve as the Mariners' utility infielder just prior to the addition of Robinson Cano. Bloomquist figures to handle a limited role across multiple defensive positions for Seattle in 2014.

2013

Back injuries held Bloomquist to 10 at-bats after the end of July, and he missed out on a significant run of playing time at short as a result when the D-Backs traded away Stephen Drew. Offensively, his numbers were similar to his part-time results from 2011, but the biggest disappointment was his 7-for-17 mark as a basestealer. Now 35, Bloomquist is best suited to make situational starts against left-handed pitching and for occasional use off the bench, while his value in deeper formats has officially dried up if he's unable to steal 15-20 bases in that role.

2012

Bloomquist spent more time at shortstop than the D-Backs anticipated in 2011, thanks to two Stephen Drew injuries. He did enough in that time to earn a two-year deal during the offseason, but the only significant value he'll provide comes from stolen bases. With Drew working his way back from a fractured ankle and surgery to repair a sports hernia, Bloomquist could see an uptick in playing time out of the gate. Still, it's tough rely on him to be more than a middle-infield filler in deeper formats.

2011

Bloomquist's value stemmed from his stolen bases and multi-position eligibility, but both were wiped out in 2010. He was limited to far fewer plate appearances and ended up qualifying only as an outfielder in most leagues for 2011 and stole just eight bases after swiping 25 in 2009. A free agent at press time, Bloomquist will have to settle for a utility role wherever he lands.

2010

The super-utility man batted .265 with 52 runs scored and 25 stolen bases as he appeared at every position but catcher in 2009. Bloomquist has superb plate discipline, but lacks the pop necessary to be considered for most fantasy rosters. Beyond his limited offensive ability, Bloomquist is a veteran presence on a young ball club and he will likely enter 2010 in the same utility role.

2009

Bloomquist's time as a Mariner might finally be up. The super-utility man made $1 million last year and repaid the Mariners with, drum roll please, one extra-base hit (a ground-rule double) in 165 at-bats -- 31 pitchers had more extra-base hits. His season ended in August with a hamstring injury. Bloomquist will compete with Alberto Callaspo for the second base job after signing with Kansas City, but more likely is used in a utility role. He'll be praised for his "hustle," despite offering nothing at the plate in the way of power or on-base skills.

2008

Bloomquist returns to reprise his super-utility role in the last year of a two-year contract. If the Mariners have learned anything, they'll better spend Bloomquist's near $1 million salary next season. Stop laughing, it's possible. While Bloomquist can adequately play every position save for the battery, he brings just about nothing offensively. Bloomquist's five extra-base hits were the fewest among all major leaguers with at least 175 plate appearances. Five pitchers had as many extra-base hits. He even had more GIDP (seven) than XBH. Although speedy, Bloomquist doesn't even run the bases well, stealing successfully on just 7-of-12 attempts. The Mariners should be able to get this kind of production for the major league minimum.

2007

Various theories abound as to why the Mariners are so keen on Bloomquist: local boy done good; understudy for Mariners mascot; incriminating photos of top brass. One thing is certain, Bloomquist is a near-total liability at the plate. He has no power -- his nine extra-base hits in 2006 were the fewest in the majors among batters with at least 250 plate appearances -- and he doesn't walk much. Among players with at least 250 at-bats, his .619 OPS ranked in the bottom 15. His .320 OBP was a career high for a full season. What value he does bring comes from his versatile glove and his speed. But at nearly $1 million a year, the Mariners could save a few bucks by filling Bloomquist's super-sub role with a player who isn't worse than replacement level.

2006

Bloomquist's value comes in his versatility as he can play just about every position. His bat, however, is another story. He has virtually no power (17 XBH, no homers) and can't draw a walk (11 BB in 267 PA). Bloomquist finally got regular playing time by mid-season last year and hit .316 in July, but regressed to a more Willie-like .248 in August before his season ended with a hamstring injury.

2005

Bloomquist is the quintessential utility player. He played six positions last season and could have played right field as well if the assiduous Ichiro Suzuki would ever take a break. His bat holds him back to a degree, but his unimpressive numbers (.245/.283/.330) might be partly attributable to receiving only 188 at-bats. He hit in 25 of the 42 games in which he received at least three at-bats, hitting .331. Unless he breaks from Seattle, he'll never be anything more than a utility guy.

2004

Bloomquist will be the main utility man for the Mariners this year, as Mark McLemore likely won't be back. He took over the starting duties at third base for a time last season, hitting .330 in 37 games at the hot corner. His defense was solid, too, but the Mariners need more production from the left side of their infield. The Mariners signed Scott Spiezio to get most of the starts at third base, with Carlos Guillen starting at shortstop, and Bloomquist will be the primary backup to both. He may see more than the 196 at-bats he received in 2003.

2003

Bloomquist can play both second base and left field, but he is second on the depth chart at both positions. He will be used a lot as a pinch runner and a defensive replacement.