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Rene Rivera

30-Year-Old Catcher – San Diego Padres

2014 Stats

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.150

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2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 214   DOB: 7/31/1983   BORN: Bayamon, Puerto Rico   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Rene Rivera Contract Information:

Agreed to a minor league contract with the Padres in December of 2012.

April 21, 2014  –  Rene Rivera News

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Rene Rivera 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 Inl 107 424 379 41 89 29 22 1 6 53 0 1 28 70 4 4 9 .235 .300 .346 .646
2004 20 AAA TAC 4 15 15 3 6 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .400 .400 .667 1.067
2005 21 AA SAN 57 221 212 20 59 17 14 1 2 21 1 0 7 35 1 0 1 .278 .305 .382 .687
2005 21 AAA TAC 14 51 49 3 10 4 3 0 1 6 0 1 2 12 0 0 0 .204 .235 .327 .562
2005 21 MAJ SEA 16 50 48 3 19 4 3 0 1 6 0 0 1 11 1 0 0 .396 .408 .521 .929
2006 22 AAA TAC 1 3 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .667 .667 1.000 1.667
2006 22 MAJ SEA 35 106 99 8 15 6 4 0 2 4 1 0 3 29 3 0 1 .152 .184 .253 .437
2007 23 AA WES 91 356 323 29 69 21 16 0 5 40 1 2 24 86 3 2 4 .214 .275 .310 .585
2008 24 AA JAC 38 148 134 13 31 10 5 0 5 18 0 0 11 32 1 1 1 .231 .293 .381 .674
2008 24 AAA LAS 37 131 118 12 32 11 7 0 4 12 0 1 11 20 0 1 1 .271 .336 .432 .768
2009 25 AAA BUF 46 149 136 19 43 5 5 0 0 10 0 0 7 15 3 1 2 .316 .356 .353 .709
2009 25 AAA BUF 35 139 126 12 31 12 9 0 3 8 0 0 9 32 1 2 1 .246 .297 .389 .686
2010 26 AA Tre 25 103 94 13 30 15 10 0 5 17 0 0 7 17 0 1 1 .319 .369 .585 .954
2010 26 AAA Scr 19 70 68 3 17 5 3 0 2 11 0 0 1 17 0 1 0 .250 .257 .382 .639
2011 27 AAA Roc 43 166 149 15 40 17 12 0 5 24 0 0 11 27 3 1 2 .268 .325 .450 .775
2011 27 MAJ MIN 45 114 104 9 15 4 3 0 1 5 0 0 8 32 0 1 1 .144 .211 .202 .413
2012 28 AAA Roc 95 326 288 31 65 25 14 1 10 34 0 1 30 62 4 0 4 .226 .307 .385 .692
2013 29 AAA Tuc 74 276 251 36 86 23 18 0 5 38 0 2 17 42 1 5 2 .343 .382 .474 .856
2013 29 MAJ SD 23 71 67 4 17 4 3 1 0 7 0 0 2 16 0 2 0 .254 .268 .328 .596
2014 30 MAJ SD 8 22 20 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 0 1 .150 .190 .150 .340
3-Year Averages MAJ   34 91 85 6 16 3 3 0 0 6 0 0 5 24 0 1 0 .188 .231 .224 .454
Career  (View All) MAJ   129 366 341 24 69 18 13 1 4 22 1 0 14 97 5 3 3 .202 .238 .282 .520

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Rene Rivera 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
Apr. 22 @Mil Did not play.
Apr. 21 @Mil 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .150 .190 .150 .340
Apr. 20 SF Did not play.
Apr. 19 SF Did not play.
Apr. 18 SF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .158 .158 .158 .316
Apr. 17 Col Did not play.
Apr. 16 Col 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .250
Apr. 15 Col Did not play.
Apr. 14 Col Did not play.
Apr. 13 Det 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .154 .154 .154 .308
Apr. 12 Det Did not play.
Apr. 11 Det 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400
Apr. 9 @Cle 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Apr. 9 @Cle Did not play.
Apr. 8 @Cle Did not play.
Apr. 8 @Cle Did not play.
Apr. 7 @Cle Did not play.
Apr. 6 @Mia Did not play.
Apr. 5 @Mia 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Apr. 4 @Mia Did not play.
Apr. 2 LAD Did not play.
Apr. 1 LAD Did not play.
Mar. 30 LAD 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 7 Days 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 .143 .250 .143 .393
Last 14 Days 16 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 1 0 1 .188 .235 .188 .423
Last 30 Days 20 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 0 1 .150 .190 .150 .340

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Rene Rivera: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 8
2013 21
2011 44

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Rene Rivera Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013172010.235.294.529
2011281120.179.321.555

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013502060.260.340.618
2011768030.132.158.360

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013321020.219.313.525
2011473020.106.128.301

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013353050.286.343.659
2011576130.175.263.505
Rene Rivera 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 Inl 424 379 6.6% 16.5% 0.40 82% .274 .111
2004 20 AAA TAC 15 15 0% 20% 0.00 80% .455 .267
2005 21 AA SAN 221 212 3.2% 15.8% 0.20 83% .326 .104
2005 21 AAA TAC 51 49 3.9% 23.5% 0.17 76% .250 .123
2005 21 MAJ SEA 50 48 2% 22% 0.09 77% .500 .125
2006 22 AAA TAC 3 3 0% 33.3% 0.00 67% 1.000 .333
2006 22 MAJ SEA 106 99 2.8% 27.4% 0.10 71% .191 .101
2007 23 AA WES 356 323 6.7% 24.2% 0.28 73% .276 .096
2008 24 AA JAC 148 134 7.4% 21.6% 0.34 76% .268 .150
2008 24 AAA LAS 131 118 8.4% 15.3% 0.55 83% .298 .161
2009 25 AAA BUF 149 136 4.7% 10.1% 0.47 89% .355 .037
2009 25 AAA BUF 139 126 6.5% 23% 0.28 75% .308 .143
2010 26 AA Tre 103 94 6.8% 16.5% 0.41 82% .347 .266
2010 26 AAA Scr 70 68 1.4% 24.3% 0.06 75% .306 .132
2011 27 AAA Roc 166 149 6.6% 16.3% 0.41 82% .299 .182
2011 27 MAJ MIN 114 104 7% 28.1% 0.25 69% .197 .058
2012 28 AAA Roc 326 288 9.2% 19% 0.48 78% .255 .159
2013 29 AAA Tuc 276 251 6.2% 15.2% 0.40 83% .397 .131
2013 29 MAJ SD 71 67 2.8% 22.5% 0.13 76% .333 .074
2014 30 MAJ SD 22 20 0% 36.4% 0.00 60% .250 .000
3-Year Averages MAJ   91 85 5.5% 26.4% 0.21 72% .262 .036
Career MAJ   366 341 3.8% 26.5% 0.14 72% .271 .080

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2014 Stat Review for Rene Rivera    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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.150 AVG
TERRIBLE
60% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.250 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.150 SLG
TERRIBLE
.000 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.00 BB/K
TERRIBLE
0.0% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
36.4% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.340 OPS
TERRIBLE
.190 OBP
TERRIBLE

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Career Batter vs. Pitcher Stats    (View All Matchup Data)

Best Matchups for Rene Rivera (by OPS, min 1 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
David Purcey CHI-A 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 4.000 5.000
Matt Langwell AZ 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
Nate Robertson DET 3 2 1 2 0 0 0 .667 1.667 2.333
Zack Wheeler NY-N 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 1.500 2.000
Chad Bettis COL 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Eury De La Rosa AZ 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Scott Downs CHI-A 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Mike Gonzalez WAS 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Mark Melancon PIT 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Evan Reed DET 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000

Worst Matchups for Rene Rivera (by OPS, min 1 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Francisco Rodriguez MIL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Jonathan Sanchez CHI-N 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Joakim Soria TEX 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Zach Miner SEA 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Darren O'Day BAL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Logan Ondrusek CIN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
J.J. Putz AZ 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
C.J. Wilson ANA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Chris Withrow LA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Brad Ziegler AZ 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000

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Rene Rivera: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Rivera will start behind the plate and bat eighth in Sunday's regular season opener against the Dodgers, NBC San Diego's Derek Togerson reports.

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Rivera is apt to open the season on the Padres' 25-man roster, but will act as the third catcher, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

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Rivera is more focused on working with pitchers than competing for playing time, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

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Rivera got the nod at catcher Sunday, tallying a single and a sacrifice fly during the Padres' win against the Rockies.

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Rivera was added to the Padres' roster Sunday, MLB.com reports.

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The Padres will recall Rivera from Triple-A Tucson, Daniel Berk of the Arizona Daily Star reports.

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Rivera, who ranks second in the Pacific Coast League this season with a .421 average, can file for free agency on June 15 if he is not on the Padres' 25-man roster at that time, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

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Rivera was assigned to Minnesota's minor league camp.

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Rivera signed a minor league contract with Minnesota that includes an invitation to spring training, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

There was no outlook written for Rene Rivera.

2012

Rivera got playing time in the majors last season with Joe Mauer missing much of the season due to injury. However, he'll likely be the main catcher at Triple-A Rochester this season. His prospects for playing time in the majors have diminished with the Twins signing Ryan Doumit and J.R. Towles, and with Drew Butera remaining on the roster.

2007

Rivera will reprise his role as Kenji Johjima's back-up, awaiting the arrival of either Jeff Clement or Rob Johnson. Neither of those two will come this year, though. Rivera will adequately spell Johjima behind the plate and try not to kill too many Mariners rallies with his weak bat. He has no power and poor plate discipline. Rivera will give Johjima a day off once or twice a week.

2006

Rivera hit .396/.408/.521 in 48 at-bats last season with the Mariners, but those stats are misleading. He doesn't have great plate discipline as he struck out 11 times to one walk. At Double-A San Antonio and Triple-A Tacoma he combined for 47 strikeouts and nine walks. Rivera is a good defensive catcher, but he isn't projected to be more than an average hitter. He'll likely make the team as Kenji Johjima's backup, though, as Yorvit Torrealba, Wiki Gonzalez and Miguel Ojeda were jettisoned.

2005

A second-round pick in 2001, Rivera was a late-season call-up last season for insurances purposes more than anything else. He's considered a quality catch-and-throw prospect who could turn out to be a decent hitter eventually, but is still a couple of years away from being proficient enough with the bat.