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Peter Bourjos

30-Year-Old Outfielder – Tampa Bay Rays

2017 Stats

AVG

.223

HR

5

RBI

15

R

27

SB

5

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

The Phillies picked Bourjos up off waivers from the Cardinals prior to last season and installed him as their starting right fielder. He got off to a terrible start at the dish, hitting just .199 with...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 180   DOB: 3/31/1987   DRAFTED: 10th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Peter Bourjos Contract Information:

Signed a minor league contract with the White Sox in January of 2017 that includes an invitation to spring training.

September 27, 2017  –  Peter Bourjos News

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Bourjos, who went 0-for-3 in Tuesday's 6-1 loss to the Yankees, is hitting .194 over 33 September plate appearances.

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Peter Bourjos 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
2007 20 R AZL 4 17 16 3 5 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .313 .353 .438 .791
2007 20 A CED 63 257 237 37 65 20 9 6 5 29 19 9 20 53 0 0 0 .274 .335 .426 .761
2008 21 A RAN 121 538 509 83 150 48 29 10 9 51 50 10 19 96 5 5 0 .295 .326 .444 .770
2009 22 AA ARK 109 500 434 70 121 35 16 13 6 48 32 12 48 76 10 5 3 .279 .351 .417 .768
2010 23 AAA SAL 102 455 414 85 130 39 14 12 13 52 27 5 24 78 4 3 10 .314 .364 .500 .864
2010 23 MAJ LAA 51 193 181 19 37 16 6 4 6 15 10 3 6 40 3 1 2 .204 .237 .381 .618
2011 24 MAJ LAA 147 552 502 72 136 49 26 11 12 43 22 9 32 124 7 1 10 .271 .327 .438 .765
2012 25 AAA SAL 7 32 29 4 9 4 1 3 0 3 0 0 3 6 0 0 0 .310 .375 .552 .927
2012 25 MAJ LAA 101 195 168 27 37 10 7 0 3 19 3 1 15 44 6 3 3 .220 .291 .315 .606
2013 26 A+ INL 3 11 11 3 3 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .273 .273 .727 1.000
2013 26 AAA SAL 12 55 48 13 10 6 4 0 2 7 0 0 4 19 0 1 2 .208 .291 .417 .708
2013 26 MAJ LAA 55 196 175 26 48 9 3 3 3 12 6 0 10 43 4 1 6 .274 .333 .377 .710
2014 27 MAJ STL 119 294 264 32 61 18 9 5 4 24 9 3 20 78 5 1 4 .231 .294 .348 .642
2015 28 MAJ STL 117 225 195 32 39 15 8 3 4 13 5 8 19 59 4 1 6 .200 .290 .333 .623
2016 29 AAA LEH 5 19 18 2 5 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 .278 .316 .444 .760
2016 29 MAJ PHI 123 383 355 40 89 32 20 7 5 23 6 4 17 91 6 1 4 .251 .292 .389 .681
2017 30 A+ CHA 3 12 12 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .083 .083 .333 .416
2017 30 MAJ TB 100 203 188 27 42 17 9 3 5 15 5 4 12 53 1 1 1 .223 .272 .383 .655
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3-Year Averages     119 299 271 34 63 21 12 5 4 20 6 5 18 76 5 1 4 .232 .289 .358 .647
Career  (View All)     813 2,241 2,028 275 489 166 88 36 42 164 66 32 131 532 36 10 36 .241 .298 .382 .680

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Peter Bourjos Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games 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
Oct. 1 Bal 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .272 .383 .655
Sep. 30 Bal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .274 .385 .659
Sep. 29 Bal 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 .225 .274 .385 .659
Sep. 28 @NYY 4 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .276 .388 .664
Sep. 27 @NYY Did not play.
Sep. 26 @NYY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .276 .380 .656
Sep. 24 @Bal Did not play.
Sep. 23 @Bal Did not play.
Sep. 22 @Bal 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .280 .386 .666
Sep. 21 @Bal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .282 .389 .671
Sep. 20 ChC 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .282 .389 .671
Sep. 19 ChC Did not play.
Sep. 17 Bos 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .283 .392 .675
Sep. 16 Bos Did not play.
Sep. 15 Bos 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .283 .399 .682
Sep. 13 NYY 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .284 .390 .674
Sep. 12 NYY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .282 .389 .671
Sep. 11 NYY 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .282 .389 .671
Sep. 10 @Bos 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .273 .385 .658
Sep. 9 @Bos 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .275 .388 .663
Sep. 8 @Bos 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .275 .391 .666
Sep. 6 Min Did not play.
Sep. 5 Min Did not play.
Sep. 4 Min 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .279 .396 .675
Sep. 3 @CWS Did not play.
Sep. 2 @CWS 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .282 .401 .683
Sep. 1 @CWS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .283 .399 .682
Aug. 30 @KC 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .283 .399 .682
Aug. 29 @KC Did not play.
Aug. 28 @KC 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .276 .397 .673
Last 7 Games 12 1 2 0 1 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 .167 .154 .333 .487
Last 14 Games 20 2 3 0 1 0 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 .150 .182 .250 .432
Last 30 Games 42 5 9 1 2 0 4 4 9 0 0 0 1 0 .214 .277 .333 .610

Peter Bourjos: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 86 41 37 14 2
2016 119 10 115
2015 93 93
2014 104 104
2013 53 53
2012 90 90 3
2011 147 147
2010 51 51

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Peter Bourjos Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201710414382.260.442.752
2016836041.301.361.695
20156412340.203.359.651

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20178413273.179.310.534
2016272345195.235.397.676
201513120195.198.321.609

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20178513293.282.447.780
201616016184.231.344.619
20159317273.237.409.748

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201710314362.175.330.550
2016195244152.267.426.731
201510215262.167.265.506
Peter Bourjos vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Peter Bourjos Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2007 20 R AZL 17 16 5.9% 11.8% 0.50 88% .357 .125
2007 20 A CED 257 237 7.8% 20.6% 0.38 78% .335 .152
2008 21 A RAN 538 509 3.5% 17.8% 0.20 81% .345 .149
2009 22 AA ARK 500 434 9.6% 15.2% 0.63 82% .322 .138
2010 23 AAA SAL 455 414 5.3% 17.1% 0.31 81% .359 .186
2010 23 MAJ LAA 193 181 3.1% 20.7% 0.15 78% .228 .177
2011 24 MAJ LAA 552 502 5.8% 22.5% 0.26 75% .338 .167
2012 25 AAA SAL 32 29 9.4% 18.8% 0.50 79% .391 .242
2012 25 MAJ LAA 195 168 7.7% 22.6% 0.34 74% .274 .095
2013 26 A+ INL 11 11 0% 18.2% 0.00 82% .250 .454
2013 26 AAA SAL 55 48 7.3% 34.5% 0.21 60% .286 .209
2013 26 MAJ LAA 196 175 5.1% 21.9% 0.23 75% .346 .103
2014 27 MAJ STL 294 264 6.8% 26.5% 0.26 70% .311 .117
2015 28 MAJ STL 225 195 8.4% 26.2% 0.32 70% .263 .133
2016 29 AAA LEH 19 18 5.3% 26.3% 0.20 72% .333 .166
2016 29 MAJ PHI 383 355 4.4% 23.8% 0.19 74% .323 .138
2017 30 A+ CHA 12 12 0% 16.7% 0.00 83% .000 .250
2017 30 MAJ TB 203 188 5.9% 26.1% 0.23 72% .282 .160
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3-Year Averages     299 271 6% 25.4% 0.24 72% .307 .126
Career     2,241 2,028 5.8% 23.7% 0.25 74% .305 .141

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Peter Bourjos Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 CF 476.7 -5 127 -2 -5 248 1 120 -1
2016 CF 52.7 3 15 2 3 26 1 11 1
2016 RF 827 4 181 4 4 402 -2 101 1
2017 LF 207 0 41 0 0 112 3 36 0
2017 CF 193 2 51 1 2 86 0 17 0
2017 RF 76 8 21 5 8 33 3 4 1
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 CF 1 -2 -2 0 0 -1 0 -3 0 -4
2016 CF 2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 2 0 1
2016 RF 2 2 0 0 0 -3 0 3 0 0
2017 LF 1 0 -1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
2017 CF -1 3 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
2017 RF 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 4 0 4

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2017 Stat Review for Peter Bourjos    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.23 BB/K
POOR
5.9% BB Rate
POOR
26.1% K Rate
POOR
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.655 OPS
TERRIBLE
.272 OBP
TERRIBLE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.223 AVG
TERRIBLE
.282 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.383 SLG
POOR
.160 ISO
WEAK

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Peter Bourjos: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Bourjos entered Monday's 12-0 win over the Royals in the eighth inning and walked and scored in his only plate appearance.

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Bourjos will start in center field and lead off Sunday against the Yankees, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Bourjos went 1-for-5 with an RBI double and a run in Thursday's extra-inning loss to the Yankees.

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Bourjos went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Red Sox.

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Bourjos will start in left field and lead off Wednesday against the Blue Jays, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Bourjos (elbow) went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and two runs in Thursday's 7-5 win over the White Sox.

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Bourjos (elbow) was activated by the team on Thursday and slotted into the starting lineup against the White Sox, Roger Mooney of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Bourjos reports that his elbow is back to normal and he's expected to return to the Rays on Thursday, the first day he's eligible to come off the disabled list, Roger Mooney of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Bourjos (elbow) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout in High-A Charlotte's 3-2 loss to Clearwater on Saturday.

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Bourjos (elbow) will play rehab games with High-A Charlotte on Saturday and Monday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

The Cardinals left Bourjos exposed to waivers, with several younger, more talented players having leaped him on the organizational depth chart, and the Phillies pounced. Bourjos, a once-promising 28-year-old, hit just .200/.290/.333 in 2015, easily his worst year as a major leaguer, posting a -0.8 bWAR. As a 24-year-old with the Angels, Bourjos showed plenty of promise with decent pop, solid average, speed on the bases and great defense in center, but he's regressed fairly consistently since then. In 2015 he was only successful on five of 13 stolen-base attempts and struck out in over 25 percent of his plate appearances. New general manager Matt Klentak said he expects Bourjos to compete for a starting role in the spring, but even that will probably not be enough to push Bourjos back on to mixed-league radars.

2015

Bourjos was largely disappointing after being acquired in the David Freese trade last winter, hitting just .231 and posting an ugly .294 OBP in 264 at-bats. While he offers great defense in center his bat pushed him down and eventually out of the lineup in 2014. Having now failed to grab a full-time role in both St. Louis and Anaheim, Bourjos looks to be nothing more than an MLB bench player, providing defense and some speed off of the bench. It's possible Jon Jay could fail to live up to his 2014 numbers and Bourjos could get one final shot at a starting job, but he turns 28 in March and it seems unlikely that we'll see enough improvement on his .247/.304/.388 career numbers for him to find fantasy relevance again. After undergoing hip surgery in November, Bourjos is expected to be ready for the start of spring training.

2014

In the end, 2013 was another lost season for Bourjos, as a rash of injuries forced the outfielder to miss 107 games, before undergoing season-ending surgery to repair a fractured wrist in September. When healthy, he brings elite defense at a premium position thanks to his plus speed, which gives him the potential to win a Gold Glove in center field. His ability may finally be realized, after the Cardinals acquired him in a four-player swap with the Angels in November. Although Bourjos has not shown a patient eye at the plate during his time in the big leagues, as exemplified by a career 5.5 percent walk rate, he flashed his capability as a regular in 2011 when he was given 552 plate appearances, rewarding the Halos with double-digit homers, 22 steals, and a useful .327 OBP. His defense should enable him to secure an everyday role for St. Louis, but he seems likely to end up in the bottom-third of the batting order, after Matt Carpenter's success in the leadoff spot last season.

2013

Bourjos got off to a slow start last year after a strong 2011 campaign, and never really fit into the picture once Mark Trumbo, Mike Trout and Torii Hunter established themselves as the starting outfielders in Anaheim. Now Hunter is out of the picture and Bourjos is set to take over as the Angels' starting center fielder despite persistent trade rumors. He profiles as an elite defender thanks to his fantastic speed, but hasn't had a ton of success stealing bases at the big league level despite swiping 141 bags in 472 minor league games. Look for him to improve upon that skill if he gets consistent playing time, which could make him a useful fantasy option if he can match his offensive output from 2011.

2012

Bourjos established himself as the Angels' regular center fielder in 2011. While he struck out 124 times and posted a .327 OBP, 49 of his 136 hits went for extra bases, including 11 triples and 12 home runs. Bourjos spent most of the last campaign batting in the bottom third of the order, and he'll likely open there in 2012. However, if he can improve his plate discipline and secure a spot near the top of the order, he could score a lot of runs batting in front of Albert Pujols.

2011

Bourjos' 6:40 BB:K ratio in 181-at-bats last season indicates he may need more time in the minors to work on his plate discipline, but it appears the Angels are ready to hand him the starting center field job in 2011. Though Bourjos struggled to get on base, he usually picked up a few bases at a time when he did, finishing with 16 extra-base hits (including six homers) and 10 steals. Bourjos is unlikely to maintain those rates throughout an entire season, but he could provide some surprising speed, and is certainly a guy those in AL-only leagues will want to get to know as a result.

2010

You have to take a lot of the air out of Angels' prospects stats, so Bourjos' mildly impressive lines are actually not indicative of a bright future. To his credit, he dramatically improved his walk rate, so there's some reason to hope he can be more than a fourth outfielder. The Angels need a leadoff hitter, and this is the best internal option for 2011.

2009

Bourjos' main asset is his speed. Bourjos stole 50 bases last season and was only caught 10 times, an above-average 83 percent success rate. Bourjos will only turn 21 next year but expect him to begin the season with Double-A Arkansas.