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Greg Dobbs

36-Year-Old First Baseman – Washington Nationals

2014 Stats

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.171

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2

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2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Batting .228/.303/.300 over 267 plate appearances, Dobbs saw regression across the board from the previous season, thanks in large part to a 58-point drop in his batting average on balls in play. The ...

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: NO   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 203   DOB: 7/2/1978   BORN: Los Angeles, CA   COLLEGE: Oklahoma   DRAFTED: 10th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Greg Dobbs Contract Information:

Signed a minor league deal with the Nationals in May of 2014.

July 3, 2014  –  Greg Dobbs News

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Greg Dobbs 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 25 AA SAN 51 219 203 25 66 21 12 4 5 34 5 4 11 23 0 1 4 .325 .370 .498 .868
2004 25 AAA TAC 68 264 257 29 70 20 9 2 9 33 4 3 5 36 0 1 1 .272 .288 .428 .716
2005 26 AAA TAC 50 208 190 27 61 12 9 0 3 22 5 2 14 22 1 2 1 .321 .367 .416 .783
2005 26 MAJ SEA 59 154 142 8 35 9 7 1 1 20 1 0 9 25 1 2 0 .246 .288 .331 .619
2006 27 AAA TAC 99 421 379 60 119 31 19 3 9 55 13 5 37 58 0 3 2 .314 .375 .451 .826
2006 27 MAJ SEA 23 28 27 4 10 4 3 1 0 3 0 1 0 4 0 0 1 .370 .393 .556 .948
2007 28 MAJ PHI 142 358 324 45 88 34 20 4 10 55 3 0 29 67 0 4 1 .272 .330 .451 .780
2008 29 MAJ PHI 128 240 226 30 68 24 14 1 9 40 3 1 11 40 0 2 1 .301 .333 .491 .824
2009 30 MAJ PHI 97 169 154 15 38 11 6 0 5 20 1 0 11 29 0 3 1 .247 .296 .383 .679
2010 31 AAA LEH 16 70 62 10 13 6 3 1 2 9 2 0 7 12 0 1 0 .210 .286 .387 .673
2010 31 MAJ PHI 88 176 163 13 32 12 7 0 5 15 1 1 12 39 1 0 0 .196 .251 .331 .583
2011 32 MAJ FLA 134 439 411 38 113 31 23 0 8 49 0 0 22 83 2 3 1 .275 .311 .389 .700
2012 33 MAJ MIA 120 342 319 26 91 20 13 2 5 39 4 2 14 53 0 7 2 .285 .313 .386 .699
2013 34 MAJ MIA 114 267 237 21 54 13 11 0 2 22 1 1 22 40 0 3 5 .228 .303 .300 .603
2014 35 AAA SYR 33 95 91 9 21 4 2 0 2 10 0 0 4 23 0 0 0 .231 .263 .319 .582
2014 35 MAJ WAS 21 30 28 0 6 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 4 0 1 0 .214 .233 .250 .483
2014 35 MAJ MIA 15 13 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 .077 .077 .077 .154
2014  (Multiple Teams) 35 MAJ WAS/MIA 36 43 41 0 7 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 8 0 1 0 .171 .186 .195 .381
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3-Year Averages     122 347 322 28 86 20 15 0 5 36 1 1 19 58 0 4 2 .267 .308 .360 .669
Career  (View All)     959 2,272 2,097 204 548 161 106 9 46 274 14 6 132 402 4 26 13 .261 .306 .386 .692

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

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Greg Dobbs 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
Aug. 31 @Sea Did not play.
Aug. 30 @Sea Did not play.
Aug. 29 @Sea Did not play.
Aug. 27 @Phi Did not play.
Aug. 26 @Phi Did not play.
Aug. 25 @Phi Did not play.
Aug. 24 SF Did not play.
Aug. 23 SF Did not play.
Aug. 22 SF Did not play.
Aug. 21 Ari Did not play.
Aug. 20 Ari Did not play.
Aug. 19 Ari Did not play.
Aug. 18 Ari Did not play.
Aug. 17 Pit Did not play.
Aug. 16 Pit Did not play.
Aug. 15 Pit Did not play.
Aug. 14 @NYM Did not play.
Aug. 13 @NYM Did not play.
Aug. 12 @NYM Did not play.
Aug. 10 @Atl Did not play.
Aug. 9 @Atl Did not play.
Aug. 8 @Atl Did not play.
Aug. 7 NYM Did not play.
Aug. 6 NYM Did not play.
Aug. 5 NYM Did not play.
Aug. 4 Bal Did not play.
Aug. 3 Phi Did not play.
Aug. 2 Phi Did not play.
Aug. 1 Phi Did not play.
Jul. 31 Phi Did not play.
Last 7 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000

Greg Dobbs: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 3
2013 51 1 1 4
2012 18 36 37 21 16 1
2011 4 100 6 3 4 2
2010 2 36 1 1 1
2009 6 16 15 13 2 2

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Greg Dobbs Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201420000.500.5001.000
2013492040.143.143.384
2012433030.279.326.621

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014390020.154.179.350
2013188192181.250.340.661
2012276235364.286.395.710

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014190010.211.263.513
201312113191.223.306.607
2012135113231.244.356.623

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014220010.136.136.267
201311681130.233.293.598
2012184152163.315.408.755
Greg Dobbs 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 25 AA SAN 219 203 5% 10.5% 0.48 89% .349 .173
2004 25 AAA TAC 264 257 1.9% 13.6% 0.14 86% .288 .156
2005 26 AAA TAC 208 190 6.7% 10.6% 0.64 88% .352 .095
2005 26 MAJ SEA 154 142 5.8% 16.2% 0.36 82% .293 .085
2006 27 AAA TAC 421 379 8.8% 13.8% 0.64 85% .353 .137
2006 27 MAJ SEA 28 27 0% 14.3% 0.00 85% .435 .186
2007 28 MAJ PHI 358 324 8.1% 18.7% 0.43 79% .316 .179
2008 29 MAJ PHI 240 226 4.6% 16.7% 0.28 82% .333 .190
2009 30 MAJ PHI 169 154 6.5% 17.2% 0.38 81% .275 .136
2010 31 AAA LEH 70 62 10% 17.1% 0.58 81% .229 .177
2010 31 MAJ PHI 176 163 6.8% 22.2% 0.31 76% .227 .135
2011 32 MAJ FLA 439 411 5% 18.9% 0.27 80% .328 .114
2012 33 MAJ MIA 342 319 4.1% 15.5% 0.26 83% .330 .101
2013 34 MAJ MIA 267 237 8.2% 15% 0.55 83% .267 .072
2014 35 AAA SYR 95 91 4.2% 24.2% 0.17 75% .288 .088
2014 35 MAJ WAS 30 28 3.3% 13.3% 0.25 86% .250 .036
2014 35 MAJ MIA 13 13 0% 30.8% 0.00 69% .111 .000
2014  (Multiple Teams) 35 MAJ WAS/MIA 43 41 2.3% 18.6% 0.13 80% .212 .024
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3-Year Averages     347 322 5.5% 16.7% 0.33 82% .313 .093
Career     2,272 2,097 5.8% 17.7% 0.33 81% .304 .125

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2014 Stat Review for Greg Dobbs    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.171 AVG
TERRIBLE
80% Contact Rate
AVERAGE
.212 BABIP
LOW
Power

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.195 SLG
TERRIBLE
.024 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.13 BB/K
TERRIBLE
2.3% BB Rate
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18.6% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

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.381 OPS
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.186 OBP
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Greg Dobbs: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Dobbs was designated for assignment Wednesday.

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After going 0-for-1 as a pinch-hitter Sunday, Dobbs is hitting .231/.250/.269 in 26 at-bats since joining the Nationals.

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Dobbs is in the lineup Monday against the Reds, Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post reports.

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Dobbs was called up by the Nationals on Friday.

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Dobbs agreed to a minor league deal with the Nationals on Monday.

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Dobbs was officially released by the Marlins on Tuesday, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

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Dobbs was designated for assignment by the Marlins on Tuesday, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

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Dobbs (quad) is back in the lineup for Wednesday's exhibition game, Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald reports.

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Dobbs (quad) remains sidelined and MLB.com indicates that he has no clear timeline for a return.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Following the Hanley Ramirez trade in late July, Dobbs found himself once again miscast as the Marlins' primary third baseman. He did manage a solid .285 batting average over 319 at-bats in 2012, but tallied just 26 runs, 39 RBI and five home runs en route to a .698 OPS; paltry production out of a poor-fielding corner infielder. Miami entered the offseason with a number of needs and having Dobbs atop the depth chart at the hot corner should be one that is addressed with urgency. If not, the pinch-hitting dynamo is likely to once-again post a decent but empty batting average over far too many at-bats.

2012

Attrition ended up leaving Dobbs as the last Marlins' third baseman standing last season, but he didn't supply much offense beyond an empty batting average. With Hanley Ramirez moving to third base after Miami signed Jose Reyes, Dobbs will be used purely as a bench player. His inability to hit left-handed pitching (career .241/.280/.277 against them) will also limit his opportunities to play.

2011

Dobbs struggled to find his stroke last season and eventually played himself off the Phillies' roster. A stint at Triple-A did not help get Dobbs' bat going, but he was recalled in September to give the Phillies some additional depth. The team designated Dobbs for assignment after the season and the backup corner infielder opted for free agency. He will have to settle for a minor league deal and try to earn a bench job this spring.

2010

Dobbs saw his playing time cut back significantly last season as Pedro Feliz got off to a good start at third base and worked his way out of the platoon he had been in with Dobbs during the 2008 season. He also missed time with a calf injury that continued to be problematic after he returned from the disabled list. Even though his numbers were not stellar last year, Dobbs has proven to be a solid bench player during his time in Philly. His ability to play the corner spots assures him of a decent number of at-bats, but he's really nothing more than a roster filler in NL-only leagues unless injuries strike the Phillies.

2009

Dobbs posted arguably the best season of his five-year career in 2008, finishing with a .301 batting average, nine home runs and 40 RBI in 226 at-bats. A reserve player entering the 2008 season, Dobbs has a chance to win a platoon role alongside Pedro Feliz at third base for 2009. He would be worth drafting as a late-round flier if he happens to win the job outright, although that doesn't appear too likely of a scenario. For the time being, he belongs in the free-agent pool and should stay there unless Feliz struggles mightily or gets hurt.

2008

Dobbs isn't an everyday player at the major league level, but was part of a third base platoon with Abraham Nunez and Wes Helms. The career pinch-hitter did well in his role as a utility man, playing games at first base, second base, third base, left and right field, as well as 59 games as a pinch-hitter. Dobbs was able to hit career highs in every major offensive category after three seasons spent in Seattle as a backup. He will continue to platoon in Philly and should see a similar number of at-bats.

2007

Dobbs shuttled between Seattle and Triple-A Tacoma throughout last season. He's not an everyday player at the major league level, but he could win a bench spot in 2007 with a little luck. OK, a lot of luck.

2006

Dobbs struggled at the big-league level early in 2005, and the Mariners sent him down to work on not pulling the ball as much. After returning to Seattle in late August, he had a better approach at the plate and hit .269 in 108 at bats. A third baseman by trade, Dobbs can also play outfield. His future is murky, though. At best, he could win a spot on the bench in 2006.

2005

Dobbs made his major league debut last season, but failed to impress. He had two extra-base hits in 53 AB and drew just one walk while striking out 14 times. His major league prospects don't appear bright, especially since he's behind Justin Leone in the chain and Seattle signed Adrian Beltre to a five-year deal. One of Dobbs or Leone could make the big league club, but it'd be surprising if it were Dobbs.

2004

Dobbs was lost for the 2003 season after just three games with an Achilles tendon injury. Dobbs might be the best pure hitter in the organization. He's a career .307 hitter and could eventually find himself at third base for the Mariners. He needs more seasoning this year, but if the Mariners don't solve their third-base problem with a trade or free agent, Dobbs could be competing for the spot in 2005. He's a good keeper pick. His injury opened the door for Justin Leone, who likely will duel with Dobbs the rest of the way as the top third basemen in the organization.

2003