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Mike Fontenot

33-Year-Old Second Baseman – Tampa Bay Rays

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: NO   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 8"   WT: 170   DOB: 6/9/1980   BORN: Slidell, LA   COLLEGE: LSU   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a minor league contract with the Rays in March of 2014.

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Mike Fontenot 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 24 AAA OTT 134 581 515 73 145 48 30 10 8 49 14 7 48 109 4 5 9 .282 .350 .425 .775
2005 25 AAA IOW 111 449 379 60 103 38 22 10 6 39 3 2 59 77 3 2 6 .272 .377 .430 .807
2005 25 MAJ CHN 7 5 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 .000 .600 .000 .600
2006 26 AAA IOW 111 418 363 54 107 38 28 2 8 36 5 4 47 64 1 5 2 .295 .374 .449 .823
2007 27 AAA IOW 55 231 211 46 71 27 17 4 6 34 3 1 16 32 2 1 1 .336 .384 .540 .924
2007 27 MAJ CHN 86 260 234 32 65 19 12 4 3 29 5 4 22 43 1 3 0 .278 .336 .402 .738
2008 28 MAJ CHN 119 284 243 42 74 32 22 1 9 40 2 0 34 51 3 1 3 .305 .395 .514 .909
2009 29 MAJ CHN 135 419 377 38 89 33 22 2 9 43 4 1 35 83 0 5 2 .236 .301 .377 .677
2010 30 MAJ CHN 75 185 169 14 48 15 11 3 1 20 1 2 10 28 1 2 3 .284 .332 .402 .734
2010 30 MAJ SFO 28 76 71 10 20 2 2 0 0 5 0 2 5 13 0 0 0 .282 .329 .310 .639
2010  (Multiple Teams) 30 MAJ CHN/SFO 103 261 240 24 68 17 13 3 1 25 1 4 15 41 1 2 3 .283 .331 .375 .706
2011 31 AAA Fre 10 37 32 5 7 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 5 4 0 0 0 .219 .324 .313 .637
2011 31 MAJ SF 85 252 220 22 50 22 15 3 4 21 5 1 25 48 2 4 1 .227 .304 .377 .681
2012 32 AAA Leh 16 58 52 5 16 7 6 0 1 7 0 0 5 11 1 0 0 .308 .368 .481 .849
2012 32 MAJ PHI 47 105 97 13 28 3 2 0 1 5 0 1 7 23 0 0 1 .289 .343 .340 .683
2013 33 AAA Dur 120 470 417 53 110 38 32 2 4 42 6 1 37 87 4 3 9 .264 .335 .379 .714
2014 34 AAA Dur 13 48 41 5 10 4 3 0 1 3 2 0 7 13 0 0 0 .244 .354 .390 .744
3-Year Averages MAJ   66 178 158 17 39 11 8 1 2 13 2 1 16 35 1 2 1 .247 .316 .348 .664
Career  (View All) MAJ   582 1586 1413 175 374 126 86 13 27 163 17 11 140 289 7 15 11 .265 .332 .401 .734

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

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Mike Fontenot 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
Apr. 18 NYY Did not play.
Apr. 17 NYY Did not play.
Apr. 16 @Bal Did not play.
Apr. 15 @Bal Did not play.
Apr. 14 @Bal Did not play.
Apr. 13 @Cin Did not play.
Apr. 12 @Cin Did not play.
Apr. 11 @Cin Did not play.
Apr. 9 @KC Did not play.
Apr. 8 @KC Did not play.
Apr. 7 @KC Did not play.
Apr. 6 Tex Did not play.
Apr. 5 Tex Did not play.
Apr. 4 Tex Did not play.
Apr. 3 Tor Did not play.
Apr. 2 Tor Did not play.
Apr. 1 Tor Did not play.
Mar. 31 Tor 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

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Mike Fontenot: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2012 17 12 1
2011 23 8 37
2010 49 19 9
2009 70 50

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Mike Fontenot Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2012152000.067.067.243
2011472171.255.426.783

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20128211150.329.390.765
2011173203144.220.364.653

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2012487020.292.313.659
20111068173.189.321.573

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2012496130.286.367.707
2011114143142.263.430.781
Mike Fontenot 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 24 AAA OTT 581 515 8.3% 18.8% 0.44 79% .344 .143
2005 25 AAA IOW 449 379 13.1% 17.1% 0.77 80% .328 .158
2005 25 MAJ CHN 5 2 40% 0% 0.00 100% .000 .000
2006 26 AAA IOW 418 363 11.2% 15.3% 0.73 82% .340 .154
2007 27 AAA IOW 231 211 6.9% 13.9% 0.50 85% .376 .204
2007 27 MAJ CHN 260 234 8.5% 16.5% 0.51 82% .330 .124
2008 28 MAJ CHN 284 243 12% 18% 0.67 79% .355 .209
2009 29 MAJ CHN 419 377 8.4% 19.8% 0.42 78% .281 .141
2010 30 MAJ CHN 185 169 5.4% 15.1% 0.36 83% .336 .118
2010 30 MAJ SFO 76 71 6.6% 17.1% 0.38 82% .345 .028
2010  (Multiple Teams) 30 MAJ CHN/SFO 261 240 5.7% 15.7% 0.37 83% .338 .092
2011 31 AAA Fre 37 32 13.5% 10.8% 1.25 88% .222 .094
2011 31 MAJ SF 252 220 9.9% 19% 0.52 78% .274 .150
2012 32 AAA Leh 58 52 8.6% 19% 0.45 79% .375 .173
2012 32 MAJ PHI 105 97 6.7% 21.9% 0.30 76% .370 .051
2013 33 AAA Dur 470 417 7.9% 18.5% 0.43 79% .325 .115
2014 34 AAA Dur 48 41 14.6% 27.1% 0.54 68% .333 .146
3-Year Averages MAJ   178 158 9% 19.7% 0.46 78% .306 .101
Career MAJ   1586 1413 8.8% 18.2% 0.48 80% .316 .136

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Best Matchups for Mike Fontenot (by OPS, min 4 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Esmil Rogers TOR 4 2 1 2 0 1 0 .500 1.250 1.850
Jeremy Affeldt SF 5 3 0 0 1 2 0 .600 1.000 1.667
Yusmeiro Petit SF 8 3 1 3 1 0 0 .375 1.000 1.444
Mike Pelfrey MIN 7 3 1 1 2 1 0 .429 .857 1.413
Jose Contreras TEX 12 5 2 2 0 0 0 .417 .917 1.333
Bronson Arroyo AZ 9 4 1 2 0 2 0 .444 .889 1.333
Homer Bailey CIN 6 3 0 0 2 1 0 .500 .667 1.292
Dan Haren LA 6 2 1 1 1 0 0 .333 .833 1.262
James Shields KC 4 2 0 1 0 1 0 .500 .750 1.250
Anibal Sanchez DET 4 2 0 1 2 0 0 .500 .500 1.167

Worst Matchups for Mike Fontenot (by OPS, min 4 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Tim Lincecum SF 13 1 0 1 0 6 0 .077 .077 .154
Hiroki Kuroda NY-A 9 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
LaTroy Hawkins COL 7 0 0 0 0 3 0 .000 .000 .000
Matt Belisle COL 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Cole Hamels PHI 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Wilton Lopez COL 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Jorge De La Rosa COL 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Tom Gorzelanny MIL 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Randy Wolf AZ 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 .000 .000 .000
Wesley Wright CHI-N 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000

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Mike Fontenot: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Fontenot signed a minor league contract with the Nationals on Thursday that includes an invite to spring training, Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post reports.

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Fontenot agreed to a minor-league contract with the Rays on Thursday, according to the Rays' official Twitter page.

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The Phillies released Fontenot on Sunday, the team's official site reports.

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Fontenot was designated for assignment Wednesday, Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reports.

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Fontenot started at second base Monday for the first time in 10 games, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

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Fontenot is not in the starting lineup for the first game of Sunday's doubleheader against the Rays, the Phillies' official Twitter reports.

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Fontenot is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

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Fontenot is not in the starting lineup Wednesday against the Twins, CSN Philly reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

There was no outlook written for Mike Fontenot.

2012

Fontenot hit just .227 with four homers over 220 at-bats as a bench player last season, and while he’s lasted 10 years in baseball, he certainly hasn’t lived up to his draft pedigree as a former No. 19 overall pick. The Giants tendered him a contract, so he’ll once again be a utility infielder for the team in 2012 and could see a decent run of playing time behind fragile Freddy Sanchez on the depth chart.

2011

Fontenot hit .283 with just one homer over 240 at-bats between the Cubs and Giants last season. He’s a useful hitter against right-handers (.767 OPS throughout his career), and he re-signed with San Francisco during the offseason. He'll enter 2011 as a bench player providing depth to all infield positions.

2010

After a terrific 2008 in part-time duty, Fontenot won the starting second-base job in spring training last year and flat-out didn't hit. As a result, he lost the job to midseason acquisition Jeff Baker and will likely have to battle for at-bats again in spring training. On the bright side, Baker is hardly a long-term solution at the position, and Fontenot's decline was in part due to bad BABIP luck (.355 in 2008, .281 in 2009) as his contact rate remained stable. Fontenot has a little pop from the left side and could even wind up in a platoon with Baker, though top shortstop prospect Starlin Castro could force his way into the mix before long, moving Ryan Theriot to second base.

2009

Fontenot had an outstanding year in a utility role, posting a .305/.395/.514 line in 243 at-bats, thanks to a boost in his walk rate and a .355 batting average on balls in play. While Fontenot produced similar numbers in 211 Triple-A at-bats in 2007, he did so as a 27-year-old, i.e., he was not a major prospect. With Mark DeRosa traded to the Indians, Fontenot will vie for the starting second base job with Aaron Miles, but could also see some starts at shortstop as well.

2008

As a 27-year-old rookie, Fontenot came out of the gate on fire last year, but cooled off substantially down the stretch. Fontenot's got a smidgen of power for a middle infielder, and his on-base skills are about average. He's more or less a utility player, backing up Mark DeRosa at second base and seeing starts when DeRosa's forced to fill in at other positions.

2006

Fontenot runs well, has good plate discipline, a little bit of power and knows how to get on base. At press time, he's blocked by Ronny Cedeno, Neifi Perez, Jerry Hairston, Jr. (and yet to be dealt Todd Walker), but he has the skills to merit a major league look by some organization.

2005

Although Fontenot impressed during spring training in 2004 and his numbers at Triple-A Ottawa were decent, he was far from spectacular and his path to the majors is still blocked by Brian Roberts and Jerry Hairston. He should remain Ottawa’s starter at second base in 2005.

2004

Fontenot was named the Orioles' minor league player of the year in 2003 with a nice season at Double-A Bowie. He's a free-swinging second baseman with good extra base power and can run. He'll have the starting 2B job at Triple-A Ottawa.