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Erick Aybar

31-Year-Old Shortstop – Los Angeles Angels

2015 Stats

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.269

HR

1

RBI

14

R

17

SB

1

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Aybar lost his familiar role in the leadoff spot to Kole Calhoun for most of last season, but the 31-year-old took well to his new surroundings in the middle of the order, posting career highs in both...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 180   DOB: 1/14/1984   BORN: Bani, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Erick Aybar Contract Information:

Signed a four-year, $35 million deal in April of 2012.

May 23, 2015  –  Erick Aybar News

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Aybar went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer, a stolen base and two runs scored in a win over the Red Sox on Friday.

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Erick Aybar 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 20 A RAN 136 627 573 102 189 50 25 11 14 65 51 36 26 66 10 5 13 .330 .370 .485 .855
2005 21 AA ARK 135 595 540 105 165 51 29 10 12 56 49 23 29 50 4 8 14 .306 .352 .463 .815
2006 22 AAA SAL 81 368 339 63 96 29 20 3 6 45 32 18 21 36 1 4 3 .283 .327 .413 .740
2006 22 MAJ LAA 34 40 40 5 10 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 8 0 0 0 .250 .250 .325 .575
2007 23 A RAN 2 6 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 .400 .500 .400 .900
2007 23 AAA SAL 3 12 12 2 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .666
2007 23 MAJ LAA 79 211 194 18 46 7 5 1 1 19 4 4 10 32 3 2 2 .237 .279 .289 .568
2008 24 A RAN 3 10 10 2 4 1 1 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .500 .900
2008 24 MAJ LAA 98 375 346 53 96 26 18 5 3 39 7 2 14 45 9 1 5 .277 .314 .384 .699
2009 25 MAJ LAA 137 556 504 70 157 37 23 9 5 58 14 7 30 54 12 5 5 .312 .353 .423 .776
2010 26 MAJ LAA 138 589 534 69 135 27 18 4 5 29 22 8 35 81 11 2 7 .253 .306 .330 .636
2011 27 AAA SAL 1 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
2011 27 MAJ LAA 143 605 556 71 155 51 33 8 10 59 30 6 31 68 9 3 6 .279 .322 .421 .743
2012 28 MAJ LAA 141 553 517 67 150 44 31 5 8 45 20 4 22 61 7 2 5 .290 .324 .416 .740
2013 29 AAA SAL 1 5 5 1 2 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 1.200 1.600
2013 29 MAJ LAA 138 589 550 68 149 44 33 5 6 54 12 7 23 59 8 5 3 .271 .301 .382 .683
2014 30 MAJ LAA 156 641 589 77 164 41 30 4 7 68 16 9 36 62 3 8 5 .278 .321 .379 .700
2015 31 MAJ LAA 42 172 160 17 43 7 6 0 1 14 1 2 9 25 1 0 2 .269 .316 .325 .641
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3-Year Averages     145 594 552 70 154 42 31 4 7 55 16 6 27 60 6 5 4 .279 .315 .388 .702
Career  (View All)     1106 4,331 3,990 515 1,105 286 198 42 46 387 127 49 210 495 63 28 40 .277 .317 .382 .700

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Erick Aybar 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
May. 23 @Bos 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .320 .335 .655
May. 22 @Bos 4 2 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 .269 .316 .325 .641
May. 21 @Tor 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .309 .308 .617
May. 20 @Tor 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .317 .316 .633
May. 19 @Tor 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .279 .321 .313 .634
May. 18 @Tor 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .316 .308 .624
May. 17 @Bal 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .320 .312 .632
May. 16 @Bal 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .315 .306 .621
May. 15 @Bal 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .317 .308 .625
May. 13 Col 4 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .311 .294 .605
May. 12 Col 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .298 .270 .568
May. 10 Hou 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .283 .252 .535
May. 9 Hou 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .274 .241 .515
May. 8 Hou 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .223 .275 .241 .516
May. 7 Hou 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .274 .239 .513
May. 6 Sea 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .283 .248 .531
May. 5 Sea 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .218 .275 .238 .513
May. 4 Sea 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .216 .276 .237 .513
May. 3 @SF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .204 .267 .226 .493
May. 2 @SF 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .258 .222 .480
May. 1 @SF 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .209 .269 .233 .502
Apr. 30 @Oak 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .284 .247 .531
Apr. 29 @Oak 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 .211 .277 .224 .501
Apr. 28 @Oak 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .208 .278 .222 .500
Apr. 26 Tex 6 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 .203 .276 .217 .493
Apr. 25 Tex 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .190 .271 .206 .477
Apr. 24 Tex 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .273 .217 .490
Apr. 23 Oak 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .196 .274 .214 .488
Apr. 22 Oak 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .288 .226 .514
Apr. 21 Oak 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .304 .240 .544
Last 7 Days 30 6 9 2 0 1 2 1 3 1 0 1 0 1 .300 .344 .467 .811
Last 14 Days 55 12 21 5 0 1 5 2 8 1 0 1 0 2 .382 .414 .527 .941
Last 30 Days 119 17 36 6 0 1 12 4 18 1 1 1 0 5 .303 .331 .378 .709

Erick Aybar: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 43
2014 155
2013 138
2012 139
2011 142
2010 135 1
2009 136

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Erick Aybar Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015343030.324.382.725
2014161221173.248.342.622
2013163172154.288.423.723

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015130161111.262.323.637
20144295565113.289.392.727
2013387514398.264.364.666

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015696070.304.348.699
2014285362266.260.337.647
2013266334275.289.414.725

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20159513171.253.326.623
20143044154210.296.418.750
2013284352277.254.352.644
Erick Aybar 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 20 A RAN 627 573 4.1% 10.5% 0.39 88% .355 .155
2005 21 AA ARK 595 540 4.9% 8.4% 0.58 91% .320 .157
2006 22 AAA SAL 368 339 5.7% 9.8% 0.58 89% .303 .130
2006 22 MAJ LAA 40 40 0% 20% 0.00 80% .313 .075
2007 23 A RAN 6 5 16.7% 16.7% 1.00 80% .500 .000
2007 23 AAA SAL 12 12 0% 16.7% 0.00 83% .400 .000
2007 23 MAJ LAA 211 194 4.7% 15.2% 0.31 84% .280 .052
2008 24 A RAN 10 10 0% 0% 0.00 100% .400 .100
2008 24 MAJ LAA 375 346 3.7% 12% 0.31 87% .312 .107
2009 25 MAJ LAA 556 504 5.4% 9.7% 0.56 89% .342 .111
2010 26 MAJ LAA 589 534 5.9% 13.8% 0.43 85% .290 .077
2011 27 AAA SAL 4 4 0% 25% 0.00 75% .333 .000
2011 27 MAJ LAA 605 556 5.1% 11.2% 0.46 88% .303 .142
2012 28 MAJ LAA 553 517 4% 11% 0.36 88% .317 .126
2013 29 AAA SAL 5 5 0% 0% 0.00 100% .250 .800
2013 29 MAJ LAA 589 550 3.9% 10% 0.39 89% .295 .111
2014 30 MAJ LAA 641 589 5.6% 9.7% 0.58 89% .302 .101
2015 31 MAJ LAA 172 160 5.2% 14.5% 0.36 84% .313 .056
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3-Year Averages     594 552 4.5% 10.1% 0.45 89% .303 .109
Career     4,331 3,990 4.8% 11.4% 0.42 88% .307 .105

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

Contact

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.269 AVG
AVERAGE
84% Contact Rate
GOOD
.313 BABIP
AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.325 SLG
TERRIBLE
.056 ISO
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Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.36 BB/K
WEAK
5.2% BB Rate
POOR
14.5% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

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.641 OPS
TERRIBLE
.316 OBP
WEAK

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Erick Aybar: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Aybar will lead off for the Angels on Monday against the Blue Jays, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports.

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Aybar went 1-for-4 with two RBI in a 6-5 loss to the Astros on Saturday.

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Aybar went 1-for-3 and scored a run in the 2-0 win over the Astros on Friday.

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Aybar will lead off for the fourth straight game Sunday against the Giants, MLB.com's Alden Gonzalez reports.

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Aybar will bat leadoff Tuesday against the Rangers, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports.

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Aybar went 1-for-3 in a Cactus League game against the Diamondbacks on Friday.

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Aybar is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Athletics Mike DiGiovanna reports.

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Aybar is not in the lineup Thursday against the Mariners.

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Aybar went 1-for-3 with a home run, a walk, two RBI and two runs scored in a win over the Rangers on Thursday.

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Aybar went 3-for-4 in a loss to the Marlins on Monday, extending his hitting streak to 10 games.

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Aybar (groin) is back in the lineup Tuesday versus the Orioles, MLB.com reports.

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Aybar (groin) is available for Monday's game versus the Orioles and will likely start Tuesday, Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

Aybar began 2013 with a stint on the disabled list due to heel soreness, and subsequently dealt with minor injuries to his knee, calf, and hamstring throughout the course of the season. Though the shortstop was able to log 589 plate appearances during the campaign, it may be said that these maladies contributed to a down year for Aybar, as the speedster stole just 12 bases, saw his slugging percentage dip below .400 for the first time since 2010, and posted a .301 on-base percentage, his worst mark since 2007. Aybar was able to finish his year on a positive note, slugging .447 in September, and looks to be a bounce-back candidate as he heads into 2014 with his legs healthy once again.

2013

Aybar will never be mistaken for a superstar, but he's an incredibly consistent player with no obvious flaws who seems to fly under the radar every year. After setting career highs in home runs, runs and RBI in 2011, he regressed a bit in 2012, but partially made up for it with a .290 batting average that represented his best mark since 2009. He offers strong offensive production for a defensive-minded shortstop, batting .283 with per-season averages of 140 games played, seven homers, 69 runs, 48 RBI and 21.5 steals over the past four years. Those numbers won't make him a highly sought after commodity on draft day, but he should be a nice late-round steal for anybody who misses out on the name-brand shortstops.

2012

Aybar set career highs last season in nearly every counting category, finishing with 10 home runs and 30 stolen bases. He posted just a .320 OBP from the top spot in the order, but without a prototypical leadoff hitter on the roster, he'll likely fill the same role again in 2012. If Aybar is able to get on base more often, he could be primed for an even better 2012 thanks to the addition of Albert Pujols to the lineup. With a bit more consistency, Aybar should be considered a sleeper at the shallow shortstop position.

2011

Aybar really struggled at the plate in 2010, as evidenced by the .130 drop in his OPS to .636. He hit from the leadoff spot a lot, but his .306 OBP did not do his fantasy owners, or the Angels, any favors. Aybar's 22 stolen bases in 30 attempts were a bonus, but not big enough to make up for his offensive ineptitude. It remains to be seen if the Angels will keep Aybar atop the order; but either way, he will have to do more with the bat to be a fantasy regular.

2010

Aybar's strong glove enabled him to separate from Brandon Wood and Maicer Izturis and become the No. 1 shortstop - he started 65 of 70 games between the All-Star break and the Angels' clinching of the AL West. That glove guarantees him playing time even when he slips back to the .275 batting average that is his level. He may inherit the leadoff spot, which would add runs to his total even with an OBP slip.

2009

Aybar batted .277 with three home runs and 39 RBI in his first season as the Angels' regular shortstop. Aybar was limited by injuries throughout the season and only played in 98 games. He didn't really stand out in any one category and will have to be more patient at the plate before he can be counted on as a consistent fantasy player. Once again, he'll have to beat out Maicer Izturis for the starting shortstop job, and perhaps Brandon Wood lurking around the corner in case Aybar gets off to a slow start.

2008

Aybar only played in 79 major league games last season, and though his offensive numbers weren't impressive, he showed his versatility by playing five different spots defensively. With Orlando Cabrera moving on to Chicago, Aybar should finally get a chance to be the Angels' everyday shortstop this season. Aybar is a good hitter for average and can fly around the bases, so he should be a good source of steals and runs if he bats near the top of the lineup.

2007

Off year--his first below a .300 BA--had more to do with being up and down between Salt Lake and L.A. as any change in skills. Aybar is a legitimate .300 hitter, comparable to a young Mark Grudzielanek, albeit with much more speed and defense than Grudz had. Opportunity is a huge problem, and will remain so for two years or until a trade.

2006

Aybar was the best known of the Angels stellar middle infielder prospect group coming into 2005. A Dominican signed in 2002, Aybar has a career batting average of .316, including a .303/.350/.445 mark in 2005 for Double-A Arkansas. He also has 147 career steals. Aybar's best tool is his pure quickness, which holds him in good stead both in the field and on the bases. He has gap power, and while he doesn't draw a lot of walks, he seldom strikes out, and should be able to maintain a good batting average and OBP at the major league level. Just 22, he should be ready to play in the majors by the end of 2006.

2005

Aybar had another great year in the Anaheim organization at High-A Rancho Cucamonga, posting a .855 OPS to go with his speed. He's showing gap power but still isn't taking many walks. At 5-11, 160 lbs., many scouts question whether he can hit for adequate power at higher levels, so he'll need to fill out significantly in the next couple of seasons.

2004

Aybar has a strong arm and batted .308 in Single-A ball last year.