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Delmon Young

29-Year-Old Outfielder – Baltimore Orioles

2014 Stats

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.302

HR

7

RBI

30

R

27

SB

2

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Young started out the 2013 season on a one-year contract with the Phillies, but hit .260/.307/.407 with eight home runs in 80 games. Rather than accept an assignment at Triple-A when the Phillies were...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 240   DOB: 9/14/1985   BORN: Montgomery, AL   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a minor league deal with the Orioles in January 2014 that includes an invite to spring training.

September 24, 2014  –  Delmon Young News

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Young is out of the lineup Wednesday against against the Yankees, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

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Delmon Young 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 18 A CHA 131 578 513 95 164 56 26 5 25 115 21 6 53 120 0 6 6 .320 .386 .536 .922
2005 19 AA MON 58 251 229 38 77 27 9 4 14 47 12 6 14 39 0 5 3 .336 .375 .594 .969
2005 19 AA MON 27 121 104 22 35 11 4 1 6 25 13 2 12 27 0 3 2 .337 .405 .567 .972
2005 19 AAA DUR 51 230 224 33 63 21 13 2 6 26 7 4 4 32 0 0 2 .281 .300 .438 .738
2006 20 AAA DUR 86 370 342 50 108 34 22 4 8 59 22 4 15 65 0 10 3 .316 .341 .474 .815
2006 20 MAJ TAM 30 131 126 16 40 13 9 1 3 10 2 2 1 24 0 1 3 .317 .336 .476 .812
2007 21 MAJ TAM 162 681 645 65 186 51 38 0 13 93 10 3 26 127 0 7 3 .288 .316 .408 .723
2008 22 MAJ MIN 152 623 575 80 167 42 28 4 10 69 14 5 35 105 1 5 7 .290 .336 .405 .741
2009 23 MAJ MIN 108 416 395 50 112 30 16 2 12 60 2 5 12 92 0 5 4 .284 .308 .425 .733
2010 24 MAJ MIN 153 613 570 77 170 68 46 1 21 112 5 4 28 81 0 9 6 .298 .333 .493 .826
2011 25 AAA ROC 9 32 31 5 9 5 3 0 2 5 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 .290 .313 .581 .894
2011 25 MAJ DET 40 178 168 28 46 14 5 1 8 32 0 0 5 30 0 3 2 .274 .298 .458 .756
2011 25 MAJ MIN 84 325 305 26 81 20 16 0 4 32 1 0 18 55 0 2 0 .266 .305 .357 .662
2011  (Multiple Teams) 25 MAJ DET/MIN 124 503 473 54 127 34 21 1 12 64 1 0 23 85 0 5 2 .268 .302 .393 .695
2012 26 MAJ DET 151 608 574 54 153 46 27 1 18 74 0 2 20 112 0 7 7 .267 .296 .411 .707
2013 27 A+ CLE 3 14 13 1 6 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 .462 .429 .538 .967
2013 27 AA MON 7 31 30 4 7 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 7 0 0 0 .233 .258 .333 .591
2013 27 AAA LEH 4 17 17 2 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 .294 .294 .353 .647
2013 27 MAJ TB 23 70 62 8 16 6 3 0 3 7 0 0 6 9 0 1 1 .258 .329 .452 .781
2013 27 MAJ PHI 80 291 272 22 71 21 13 0 8 31 0 0 14 69 0 2 3 .261 .302 .397 .699
2013  (Multiple Teams) 27 MAJ TB/PHI 103 361 334 30 87 27 16 0 11 38 0 0 20 78 0 3 4 .260 .307 .407 .715
2014 28 MAJ BAL 83 255 242 27 73 19 11 1 7 30 2 0 10 51 0 0 3 .302 .337 .442 .779
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3-Year Averages     126 490 460 46 122 34 21 0 13 58 0 0 21 91 0 5 4 .265 .300 .396 .696
Career  (View All)     1066 4,191 3,934 453 1,115 330 212 11 107 550 36 21 175 755 1 42 39 .283 .317 .425 .742

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Delmon Young 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
Sep. 28 @Tor Did not play.
Sep. 27 @Tor 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .302 .337 .442 .779
Sep. 26 @Tor 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .337 .444 .781
Sep. 25 @NYY Did not play.
Sep. 24 @NYY Did not play.
Sep. 23 @NYY Did not play.
Sep. 22 @NYY Did not play.
Sep. 21 Bos 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .302 .339 .447 .786
Sep. 20 Bos 4 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .336 .446 .782
Sep. 19 Bos 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .329 .441 .770
Sep. 17 Tor 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .328 .431 .759
Sep. 16 Tor Did not play.
Sep. 15 Tor Did not play.
Sep. 14 NYY Did not play.
Sep. 13 NYY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .328 .432 .760
Sep. 12 NYY 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .290 .329 .434 .763
Sep. 12 NYY Did not play.
Sep. 10 @Bos Did not play.
Sep. 9 @Bos Did not play.
Sep. 8 @Bos Did not play.
Sep. 7 @TB 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .290 .330 .438 .768
Sep. 6 @TB 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .333 .442 .775
Sep. 5 @TB Did not play.
Sep. 4 Cin Did not play.
Sep. 3 Cin Did not play.
Sep. 2 Cin Did not play.
Sep. 1 Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .335 .445 .780
Aug. 31 Min Did not play.
Aug. 30 Min 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .341 .454 .795
Aug. 29 Min 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .338 .456 .794
Last 7 Days 7 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .286 .286 .572
Last 14 Days 20 3 9 0 1 0 3 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 .450 .450 .550 1.000
Last 30 Days 42 4 13 0 1 1 7 1 9 1 0 0 0 0 .310 .326 .429 .755

Delmon Young: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 28 27 2 39
2013 65 65 28
2012 31 31 118
2011 115 115 7
2010 149 149 2
2009 98 98 8

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Delmon Young Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20148592100.282.424.722
2013889190.261.341.684
2012182197260.308.500.833

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014157185202.312.452.809
20132462110290.260.431.724
20123923511480.247.370.649

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014133144172.316.481.827
2013143103100.196.301.549
2012277269400.285.451.757

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014109133130.284.394.722
2013191208280.309.487.838
2012297289340.249.374.660
Delmon Young 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 18 A CHA 578 513 9.2% 20.8% 0.44 77% .378 .216
2005 19 AA MON 251 229 5.6% 15.5% 0.36 83% .358 .258
2005 19 AA MON 121 104 9.9% 22.3% 0.44 74% .408 .230
2005 19 AAA DUR 230 224 1.7% 13.9% 0.13 86% .306 .157
2006 20 AAA DUR 370 342 4.1% 17.6% 0.23 81% .372 .158
2006 20 MAJ TAM 131 126 0.8% 18.3% 0.04 81% .374 .159
2007 21 MAJ TAM 681 645 3.8% 18.6% 0.20 80% .343 .120
2008 22 MAJ MIN 623 575 5.6% 16.9% 0.33 82% .341 .115
2009 23 MAJ MIN 416 395 2.9% 22.1% 0.13 77% .344 .141
2010 24 MAJ MIN 613 570 4.6% 13.2% 0.35 86% .318 .195
2011 25 AAA ROC 32 31 3.1% 15.6% 0.20 84% .292 .291
2011 25 MAJ DET 178 168 2.8% 16.9% 0.17 82% .292 .184
2011 25 MAJ MIN 325 305 5.5% 16.9% 0.33 82% .313 .091
2011  (Multiple Teams) 25 MAJ DET/MIN 503 473 4.6% 16.9% 0.27 82% .306 .125
2012 26 MAJ DET 608 574 3.3% 18.4% 0.18 80% .304 .144
2013 27 A+ CLE 14 13 0% 21.4% 0.00 77% .600 .076
2013 27 AA MON 31 30 3.2% 22.6% 0.14 77% .273 .100
2013 27 AAA LEH 17 17 0% 23.5% 0.00 76% .385 .059
2013 27 MAJ TB 70 62 8.6% 12.9% 0.67 85% .260 .194
2013 27 MAJ PHI 291 272 4.8% 23.7% 0.20 75% .323 .136
2013  (Multiple Teams) 27 MAJ TB/PHI 361 334 5.5% 21.6% 0.26 77% .310 .147
2014 28 MAJ BAL 255 242 3.9% 20% 0.20 79% .359 .140
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3-Year Averages     490 460 4.3% 18.6% 0.23 80% .306 .131
Career     4,191 3,934 4.2% 18% 0.23 81% .328 .142

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

Contact

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.302 AVG
GREAT
79% Contact Rate
AVERAGE
.359 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.442 SLG
GOOD
.140 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.20 BB/K
TERRIBLE
3.9% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
20.0% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

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.779 OPS
GOOD
.337 OBP
GOOD

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Delmon Young: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Young is not in the lineup Monday against the Yankees, CSN's Rich Dubroff reports.

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Young is out of the lineup Friday against the Rays, Roch Kubatko of MASNsports.com reports.

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Young is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Twins, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

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Young is out of the lineup Sunday against the Orioles, Eduardo Encina of the Baltimore Sun reports.

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Young is out of the lineup Thursday against the Rays, Roch Kubatko of MASN reports.

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Young went 3-for-3 with a homer and three RBI on Monday against the Rays.

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Young is not in the lineup Sunday against the Cubs, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

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Young is out of the lineup again Saturday, Brittany Ghiroli of MLB.com reports.

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Young is out of the lineup Friday against the Cubs, MLB.com's Brittany Ghiroli reports.

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Young is in fact back in the lineup Sunday, MLB.com's Brittany Ghiroli reports.

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Young is out of the lineup Sunday against the Indians, Rich Dubroff of CSN Baltimore reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Young bounced back slightly from his 2011 campaign to post one of his better offensive seasons last year. He finished the season hitting .267 with 18 home runs and 74 RBI. His 18 homers marked the second highest output of his career, while the 74 runs driven in was his third-best total. Unfortunately, the same holes remained in Young’s game, as he struggled mightily on defense and managed just 20 free passes while striking out 112 times. Heading into his age 27-season, Young is just now entering his prime power years, so the home-run stroke he showed in 2012 should continue if not improve, but it's unlikely he'll improve his plate discipline much at this stage of his career. There's marginal upside here, but the odds of Young ever living up to his pedigree appear to be slim.

2012

After a miserable first half of the season in Minnesota, Young was able to turn things around following a trade to Detroit. In 40 games with the Tigers, Young hit .274 with eight home runs and 32 RBI in 168 at-bats. Unfortunately, Young brought all of his flaws with him to Detroit, too - he still never takes a free pass, swings at too many bad pitches and plays some of the worst defense in the league. The Tigers tendered Young a contract in December, and while there have been some trade whispers, he appears set to see the majority of starts in left field if he sticks around. At 26, Young still could still mature as a player, but don’t expect a huge breakout at this point.

2011

Young had the best season of his career last year as it appeared the former No. 1 overall draft pick was finally starting to realize his potential. Young set career highs in home runs (22), RBI (119) and batting average (.298), while seeing improvements in his walk rate, strikeout rate and his power (a career-high .493 SLG, that included 46 doubles). Despite the strong counting stats, Young has major fundamental problems as he rarely takes a walk, swings too much at the first pitch and plays poor defense (ninth-lowest UZR among all outfielders). Still, he's just 25 this season and will get steady playing time between DH and left field. Just don't look at his counting stats and assume he's set for a major growth phase given his flaws.

2010

Young had another disappointing season in 2009 as the luster from being the 2003 No. 1 overall draft pick and promise from his trade to Minnesota continues to fade. Young was the odd man out in a Minnesota outfield with four outfielders for much of the season until Justin Morneau's back injury opened a regular spot for him in the lineup. Young responded by hitting 340/.364/.544 with four home runs in September. Overall he had just a .733 OPS and .308 OBP and played poor defense in left field (eighth-worst ultimate zone rating among all outfielders). His already poor plate discipline took a turn for the worse last season as he walked just 12 times. Despite all these flaws, he'll be just 24 next season and still has the power and talent that made him Baseball America's 2005 minor league player of the year. The Twins will give him every chance to be their staring left fielder in hopes he can turn things around.

2009

Young had a disappointing first season with the Twins as he showed declining power (just 10 home runs) and poor plate discipline (leading all of baseball at swinging at the first pitch 47.4 percent of the time). Meanwhile, the players he was traded for enjoyed success as Jason Bartlett was named Tampa Bay MVP by local writers and Matt Garza was ALCS MVP. Despite his flaws, he'll still be just 23 next season and was the No. 1 overall pick in 2003 and named the 2005 minor league player of the year by Baseball America. However, he may have to fight to win an everyday role in spring training as there's been talk this offseason that he'll be a fourth outfielder.

2008

Young came close to a .300/100-RBI season, a rare achievement for a rookie, especially for one who did not turn 22 until September. He'll certainly start the spring as the Twins' everyday right fielder. However, Young does need to work on plate discipline. And though he showed a marked increase in maturity from 2006 (when he was suspended for nearly two months in the minors for throwing his bat at an umpire), Young isn't quite a finished product in that area either, as he was taken out of the starting lineup for the season finale for failing to run out grounders and then mouthing off afterward. He did not win Rookie of the Year honors in 2007, but Young has the upside to make the resulting vote look like an utter embarrassment in a few years.

2007

Young lost two months of last season when he was suspended for flipping his bat at an umpire in a Triple-A game. With that, he still put up great numbers at Durham and decent stats in his September stint with the Rays. More importantly, he showed tiny signs that he knew he'd crossed the line and had to reel in his temper. The Devil Rays expect to start the season with Young as their everyday right fielder and No. 3 hitter. With his power, speed and defense, he's a legitimate ROY candidate.

2006

The Minor League Player of the Year put up great numbers at Double-A, but wasn't dominant in his brief stint at Triple-A -- not that he stunk, either, but the stat line shows Young very likely could use some additional seasoning at Triple-A. That's where Young will start the 2006 season; how quickly he comes up will depend both on his bat and on who's doing what at the big league level. The new Rays management team won't mind not calling up Young until after Opening Day of 2007 in order to put off his arbitration payday as long as possible; it'll be up to Young to show them that patience isn't a virtue in his case.

2005

Young will be the best prospect in all of the minors when the 2005 season opens—unless Tampa Bay decides to start him as their right fielder. That sounds ludicrous, but in this organization it could happen. If and when he's called up grab him posthaste in keeper leagues, but don't expect much 2005 impact.

2004

It's tough to make your pro debut in the Arizona Fall League, but that's what Young did, and he pulled off the near-impossible -- making Chuck LaMar look like a genius. The No. 1 overall pick in the 2003 draft hit .417/.451/.625 in his first 15 games against pro pitching and had scouts drooling, comparing him to a young Albert Belle minus the attitude. He'll likely start 2004 in the high Single-A Cal League, and he may be knocking on the door of the big-league roster as early as the spring of 2006.

2003