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David Ross

37-Year-Old Catcher – Boston Red Sox

2014 Stats

AVG

.190

HR

6

RBI

11

R

11

SB

0

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Ross battled through two concussions during the 2013 season and finished with 36 games caught. Despite his clear role as the team's backup catcher, Ross was the preferred backstop in the postseason, c...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 230   DOB: 3/19/1977   BORN: Bainbridge, GA   COLLEGE: Florida   DRAFTED: 7th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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David Ross Contract Information:

Agreed to a two-year, $6.2 million contract with the Red Sox in November of 2012.

July 25, 2014  –  David Ross News

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Ross, who's been hampered by a heel injury, was in the lineup Friday against Tampa Bay. He was hitless with an RBI in a 6-4 loss.

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David Ross 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
2005 28 AAA IND 6 23 19 1 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 7 0 1 0 .211 .304 .263 .567
2005 28 AAA POR 6 23 21 3 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 .143 .217 .190 .407
2005 28 MAJ PIT 40 119 108 9 24 11 8 0 3 15 0 0 6 24 1 3 1 .222 .263 .380 .642
2005 28 MAJ SDG 11 19 17 2 6 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 1 .353 .389 .471 .859
2005  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ PIT/SDG 51 138 125 11 30 12 8 1 3 15 0 0 6 28 2 3 2 .240 .279 .392 .671
2006 29 AA CHA 2 8 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .833
2006 29 MAJ CIN 90 296 247 37 63 37 15 1 21 52 0 0 37 75 4 5 3 .255 .353 .579 .932
2007 30 AAA LOU 3 11 9 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 .222 .364 .333 .697
2007 30 MAJ CIN 112 348 311 32 63 27 10 0 17 39 0 0 30 92 5 2 0 .203 .271 .399 .670
2008 31 AAA LOU 9 34 30 4 5 3 1 1 1 2 0 0 3 12 0 1 0 .167 .235 .367 .602
2008 31 AAA PAW 15 63 58 8 12 5 2 1 2 5 0 0 4 19 0 1 0 .207 .254 .379 .633
2008 31 MAJ BOS 8 9 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .250
2008 31 MAJ CIN 52 173 134 17 31 12 9 0 3 13 0 1 32 36 5 1 1 .231 .381 .366 .747
2008  (Multiple Teams) 31 MAJ BOS/CIN 60 182 142 18 32 12 9 0 3 13 0 1 32 39 6 1 1 .225 .369 .352 .721
2009 32 MAJ ATL 54 151 128 18 35 16 9 0 7 20 0 0 21 39 1 0 1 .273 .380 .508 .888
2010 33 MAJ ATL 59 145 121 15 35 17 13 2 2 28 0 1 20 28 2 1 1 .289 .392 .479 .871
2011 34 MAJ ATL 52 170 152 14 40 13 7 0 6 23 0 1 16 51 2 0 0 .263 .333 .428 .761
2012 35 MAJ ATL 62 196 176 18 45 16 7 0 9 23 1 0 18 60 0 2 0 .256 .321 .449 .770
2013 36 AA POR 3 7 6 3 2 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .333 .429 .667 1.096
2013 36 AAA PAW 4 14 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 .000 .071 .000 .071
2013 36 MAJ BOS 36 116 102 11 22 9 5 0 4 10 1 0 11 42 2 0 1 .216 .298 .382 .680
2014 37 MAJ BOS 38 134 121 11 23 12 6 0 6 11 0 1 10 44 2 1 0 .190 .250 .388 .638
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3-Year Averages     50 159 143 14 35 12 6 0 6 18 0 0 15 51 1 0 0 .245 .316 .413 .729
Career  (View All)     732 2,219 1,924 219 450 199 100 5 94 269 2 4 231 606 26 21 17 .234 .318 .438 .756

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

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David Ross 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
Jul. 25 @TB 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 .190 .250 .388 .638
Jul. 24 @Tor Did not play.
Jul. 23 @Tor Did not play.
Jul. 22 @Tor 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .195 .258 .398 .656
Jul. 21 @Tor Did not play.
Jul. 20 KC 3 2 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .175 .242 .377 .619
Jul. 19 KC Did not play.
Jul. 18 KC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .171 .233 .351 .584
Jul. 13 @Hou Did not play.
Jul. 12 @Hou 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .239 .361 .600
Jul. 11 @Hou Did not play.
Jul. 10 CWS 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .173 .239 .365 .604
Jul. 9 CWS Did not play.
Jul. 8 CWS 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .236 .373 .609
Jul. 7 CWS Did not play.
Jul. 6 Bal 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .172 .226 .374 .600
Jul. 5 Bal Did not play.
Jul. 5 Bal 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .170 .228 .351 .579
Jul. 4 Bal Did not play.
Jul. 2 ChC Did not play.
Jul. 1 ChC Did not play.
Jun. 30 ChC 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .235 .363 .598
Jun. 29 @NYY Did not play.
Jun. 28 @NYY 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .180 .240 .371 .611
Jun. 27 @NYY Did not play.
Jun. 25 @Sea Did not play.
Jun. 24 @Sea Did not play.
Jun. 23 @Sea Did not play.
Jun. 22 @Oak 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .174 .237 .337 .574
Jun. 21 @Oak Did not play.
Last 7 Days 10 2 4 1 0 1 3 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 .400 .417 .800 1.217
Last 14 Days 22 3 6 1 0 1 3 3 9 0 0 0 1 0 .273 .346 .455 .801
Last 30 Days 39 6 10 1 0 4 6 3 14 0 0 0 1 1 .256 .302 .590 .892

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Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 38
2013 36
2012 54
2011 49
2010 57
2009 52

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David Ross Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014467450.217.522.842
2013546370.259.481.804
2012796480.241.405.712

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014652130.138.231.395
2013485131.167.271.544
201297125151.268.485.818

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014606330.117.283.455
2013557350.218.400.683
201285104130.259.435.779

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014513250.235.431.735
2013474151.213.362.677
20129185101.253.462.762
David Ross Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2005 28 AAA IND 23 19 13% 30.4% 0.43 63% .333 .052
2005 28 AAA POR 23 21 8.7% 17.4% 0.50 81% .176 .047
2005 28 MAJ PIT 119 108 5% 20.2% 0.25 78% .259 .158
2005 28 MAJ SDG 19 17 0% 21.1% 0.00 76% .462 .118
2005  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ PIT/SDG 138 125 4.3% 20.3% 0.21 78% .287 .152
2006 29 AA CHA 8 6 25% 25% 1.00 67% .500 .000
2006 29 MAJ CIN 296 247 12.5% 25.3% 0.49 70% .278 .324
2007 30 AAA LOU 11 9 9.1% 9.1% 1.00 89% .250 .111
2007 30 MAJ CIN 348 311 8.6% 26.4% 0.33 70% .228 .196
2008 31 AAA LOU 34 30 8.8% 35.3% 0.25 60% .235 .200
2008 31 AAA PAW 63 58 6.3% 30.2% 0.21 67% .270 .172
2008 31 MAJ BOS 9 8 0% 33.3% 0.00 63% .200 .000
2008 31 MAJ CIN 173 134 18.5% 20.8% 0.89 73% .295 .135
2008  (Multiple Teams) 31 MAJ BOS/CIN 182 142 17.6% 21.4% 0.82 73% .290 .127
2009 32 MAJ ATL 151 128 13.9% 25.8% 0.54 70% .341 .235
2010 33 MAJ ATL 145 121 13.8% 19.3% 0.71 77% .363 .190
2011 34 MAJ ATL 170 152 9.4% 30% 0.31 66% .358 .165
2012 35 MAJ ATL 196 176 9.2% 30.6% 0.30 66% .336 .193
2013 36 AA POR 7 6 14.3% 28.6% 0.50 67% .500 .334
2013 36 AAA PAW 14 13 7.1% 35.7% 0.20 62% .000 .000
2013 36 MAJ BOS 116 102 9.5% 36.2% 0.26 59% .321 .166
2014 37 MAJ BOS 134 121 7.5% 32.8% 0.23 64% .239 .198
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3-Year Averages     159 143 9.4% 32.1% 0.29 64% .337 .168
Career     2,219 1,924 10.4% 27.3% 0.38 69% .291 .204

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2014 Stat Review for David Ross    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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.190 AVG
TERRIBLE
64% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.239 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.388 SLG
WEAK
.198 ISO
GREAT
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.23 BB/K
TERRIBLE
7.5% BB Rate
WEAK
32.8% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.638 OPS
TERRIBLE
.250 OBP
TERRIBLE

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David Ross: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ross, who is dealing with a sore heel, is expected to start Friday night, the Providence Journal reports.

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Ross, who pulled up lame while running to first base in the third inning Tuesday, believes he has plantar fasciitis in his right foot, WEEI's Rob Bradford reports.

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Manager John Farrell laid out the timeshare at catcher between Ross and rookie Christian Vazquez, ESPN Boston reports.

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Ross started Monday night for Boston and went 0-for-2 in a loss to the Cubs.

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Ross homered in three at-bats in Saturday's win over the Yankees. He also threw out Brett Gardner attempting to steal.

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Ross, who rolled his ankle Tuesday, is slated to start Thursday, the Boston Herald reports.

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Ross rolled his ankle during batting practice Tuesday, but is available off the bench if needed, the Boston Globe's Pete Abraham reports.

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Ross hurt his left foot during batting practice Tuesday, and limped to the clubhouse, the Providence Journal's Brian MacPherson reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Ross was the backup catcher for four years in Atlanta before leaving the Braves to sign a two-year deal with the Red Sox this offseason. Jarrod Saltalamacchia will remain the starter in Boston while prospect Ryan Lavarnway knocks on the door, so Ross seems unlikely to become a full-time starter with Boston. He has a ton of value to an MLB team as an excellent game caller. He's got decent power and draws enough walks that his batting average shouldn't be a drag if he gets extended at-bats.

2012

Ross is the backup to Brian McCann and last year became the personal catcher for Jair Jurrjens. He's got decent power and draws enough walks that his batting average shouldn't be a drag if he gets extended at-bats.

2011

Ross provides a solid backup to Brian McCann and offers some pop at the plate. He draws enough walks that his batting average shouldn't be a drag if he gets extended at-bats. However, McCann's durability limits his playing time.

2010

Ross has good power for a backup catcher and draws walks, which should prevent his batting average from being a drag. He's got upside if he gets extended playing time, but doesn't get many at-bats behind Brian McCann.

2009

Ross played little for the Reds before being traded to Boston where he played even less. He dropped from 17 homers to just three as he went from a starter to backup. He hooked on with the Braves to back up Brian McCann, most likely playing on Sundays and against select lefties.

2008

Ross never did get himself out of the hole he dug with an extended early season slump, at least in terms of hitting for average, which isn't his strongest suit to begin with. Even in such a down year, he hit 17 homers, so he wasn't entirely worthless, but those homers came at a price in 2007. He does a great job of controlling the running game, so he won't lose too much playing time even when he's not hitting.

2007

Ross' big breakout with the Reds didn't come completely out of the blue—he slugged .556 in a 40-game sample for the Dodgers in 2003. The onus will be on him to produce over the course of a full season in 2007, following the trade of Jason LaRue. A small decline should be expected.

2006

Ross didn't step up to claim Benito Santiago's starting job with the Pirates last year, but he did hit well in a September call-up after being traded to the Padres midseason. The depth chart at catcher is still in flux for San Diego, but in leagues deep enough to draft backup catchers, you could do worse.

2005

Ross didn't do much last year with the opportunity for increased playing time after the Paul Lo Duca trade to Florida. The Dodgers are expected to acquire a catcher either through free agency or trade. Ross will have to try to win a backup job.

2004

Ross was a nice surprise for the Dodgers. After playing poorly at the beginning of the year in Las Vegas, the team called him up due to an injury to Todd Hundley and found they had a reliable backup catcher with some pop. Ross finished the year with 10 home runs and will battle Hundley for the backup catcher's spot.

2003

If the Dodgers have a strength (and that's debatable), it must be at catcher. With the Hundley trade, Ross sits third on the depth chart despite having a nice season at AAA hitting .297/.384/.519. Plenty of teams would welcome him in a backup role.