RotoWire Partners

Chris Denorfia

34-Year-Old Outfielder – Seattle Mariners

2014 Stats

AVG

.242

HR

1

RBI

17

R

27

SB

8

2014 Preseason Projections

AVG

HR

RBI

R

SB

2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Beginning the season in a strict platoon in right field with Will Venable, Denorfia eventually filled in where needed in an outfield beset by injuries, racking up a career-high 473 at-bats in the proc...

Read more about Chris Denorfia

LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 194   DOB: 7/15/1980   BORN: Bristol, CT   COLLEGE: Wheaton (MA)   DRAFTED: 19th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

$

Chris Denorfia Contract Information:

Signed a two-year extension with the Padres in September of 2012.

August 22, 2014  –  Chris Denorfia News

▼ More

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

+ Add To Watchlist

Denorfia is not in the lineup Friday, MLB.com's Greg Johns reports.

To instantly reveal our fantasy analysis of every player – including Chris Denorfia – simply subscribe now.

Chris Denorfia Stats
OPTIONS:   Show Partial SeasonsHide Partial Seasons      Show Minor League StatsHide Minor League Stats       Show 5x5 Stats OnlyShow All Statistics       Click stat headings to sort columns.
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 23 A POT 75 321 269 52 84 33 18 4 11 51 10 6 48 66 1 2 1 .312 .416 .532 .948
2004 23 AA CHA 61 256 221 30 55 18 10 2 6 27 5 2 30 42 3 1 1 .249 .340 .394 .734
2005 24 AA CHA 46 209 188 40 62 27 17 3 7 26 4 3 17 38 2 0 2 .330 .391 .564 .955
2005 24 AAA LOU 90 374 323 50 100 31 12 6 13 61 8 3 41 54 3 3 4 .310 .391 .505 .896
2005 24 MAJ CIN 18 44 38 8 10 4 3 0 1 2 1 0 6 9 0 0 0 .263 .364 .421 .785
2006 25 AAA LOU 83 353 312 46 109 27 19 1 7 45 15 1 34 41 1 5 1 .349 .409 .484 .893
2006 25 MAJ CIN 49 120 106 14 29 7 6 0 1 7 1 1 11 21 2 0 1 .274 .347 .358 .706
2008 27 A STO 1 4 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .750 .750 .750 1.500
2008 27 AAA SAC 45 204 189 34 57 16 13 1 2 20 5 4 12 31 2 1 0 .302 .342 .413 .755
2008 27 MAJ OAK 29 71 62 10 18 4 3 0 1 9 2 0 6 16 2 0 1 .290 .362 .387 .749
2009 28 AAA SAC 107 474 432 62 117 32 18 5 9 49 15 6 31 52 4 6 1 .271 .317 .398 .715
2009 28 MAJ OAK 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2010 29 AAA POR 34 134 121 17 37 16 10 4 2 12 7 1 12 18 1 0 0 .306 .368 .504 .872
2010 29 MAJ SDG 99 317 284 41 77 26 15 2 9 36 8 4 27 51 1 3 2 .271 .335 .433 .769
2011 30 A+ LAK 2 6 6 1 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .667 .667 .833 1.500
2011 30 AAA TUC 7 20 17 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 0 0 0 .118 .250 .176 .426
2011 30 MAJ SD 111 340 307 38 85 20 13 2 5 19 11 6 28 49 2 2 1 .277 .337 .381 .718
2012 31 MAJ SD 130 382 348 56 102 33 19 6 8 36 13 5 27 52 2 3 2 .293 .345 .451 .796
2013 32 MAJ SD 144 520 473 67 132 33 21 2 10 47 11 0 42 84 0 4 1 .279 .337 .395 .732
2014 33 MAJ SEA 13 39 37 2 9 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 2 9 0 0 0 .243 .282 .297 .579
2014 33 MAJ SD 89 268 248 25 60 14 10 3 1 16 8 1 18 51 2 0 0 .242 .293 .319 .612
2014  (Multiple Teams) 33 MAJ SEA/SD 102 307 285 27 69 15 10 4 1 17 8 3 20 60 2 0 0 .242 .292 .316 .608
Today's Projections     Subscribe now to see Today's projected stats for Chris Denorfia
Next 7 Days     Subscribe now to see our Next 7 Days projections for Chris Denorfia
Rest Of Season     Subscribe now to see our Rest Of Season projections for Chris Denorfia
Preseason     Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Chris Denorfia
3-Year Averages     128 413 376 53 106 27 17 3 7 34 11 3 32 61 1 3 1 .282 .337 .399 .736
Career  (View All)     686 2,103 1,905 262 522 142 90 16 36 174 55 19 167 342 11 12 8 .274 .333 .395 .728

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

No No Yes
Chris Denorfia 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
Aug. 22 @Bos 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .300 .316 .616
Aug. 20 @Phi 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 .243 .282 .297 .579
Aug. 19 @Phi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .286 .303 .589
Aug. 18 @Phi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .294 .313 .607
Aug. 17 @Det 5 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .294 .313 .607
Aug. 16 @Det 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .185 .241 .185 .426
Aug. 15 @Det Did not play.
Aug. 13 Tor 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .208 .269 .208 .477
Aug. 12 Tor 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .217 .143 .360
Aug. 11 Tor Did not play.
Aug. 10 CWS 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .263 .176 .439
Aug. 9 CWS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .077 .200 .077 .277
Aug. 8 CWS 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .077 .200 .077 .277
Aug. 7 CWS Did not play.
Aug. 6 Atl Did not play.
Aug. 5 Atl 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .100 .182 .100 .282
Aug. 3 @Bal 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Aug. 2 @Bal Did not play.
Aug. 1 @Bal 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jul. 31 @Cle Did not play.
Jul. 30 @Cle Did not play.
Jul. 29 @Cle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .293 .319 .612
Jul. 27 Bal 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .244 .295 .321 .616
Jul. 26 Bal 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .297 .324 .621
Jul. 25 Bal 5 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .298 .325 .623
Jul. 24 Bal Did not play.
Jul. 23 NYM 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .292 .319 .611
Jul. 22 NYM 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .289 .322 .611
Jul. 21 NYM Did not play.
Jul. 20 @LAA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .289 .322 .611
Last 7 Days 14 1 5 0 1 0 1 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 .357 .357 .500 .857
Last 14 Days 28 2 9 0 1 0 1 1 6 0 2 0 0 0 .321 .345 .393 .738
Last 30 Days 59 7 15 0 1 0 2 4 15 1 2 0 0 0 .254 .302 .288 .590

Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Chris Denorfia

<a href='/baseball/showArticle.htm?id=20929'>DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays</a>

DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays

John Lester, Francisco Liriano and Johnny Cueto are among the starting pitchers RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian recommends targeting on DraftKings for the upcoming slate of games.

More Chris Denorfia Articles   View Last 30

FAAB Factor-NL: Cardinals Reshuffle  

FAAB Factor-AL: Trade Deadline Fallout  

Minor League Barometer: Navigating the Tradewinds  

In Some Depth: Likely Movers  

Chris Denorfia: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 85 28 14 65
2013 139 58 41 97 1
2012 118 53 9 79
2011 96 34 15 62
2010 92 44 50 18
2009 3 1 1 1

Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats      ▼ Advanced Stats

Chris Denorfia Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201412213074.246.320.623
2013190309264.284.479.834
2012178324228.337.500.890

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014163141104.239.313.596
2013283371217.276.339.663
2012170244145.247.400.697

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014132110114.220.258.527
2013249336296.301.418.765
2012171283195.287.409.760

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201415316164.261.366.677
2013224344185.254.371.696
2012177285178.299.492.830
Chris Denorfia Advanced Stats
OPTIONS:   Show Partial SeasonsHide Partial Seasons      Show Minor League StatsHide Minor League Stats      Click stat headings to sort columns.
Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2004 23 A POT 321 269 15% 20.6% 0.73 75% .380 .220
2004 23 AA CHA 256 221 11.7% 16.4% 0.71 81% .283 .145
2005 24 AA CHA 209 188 8.1% 18.2% 0.45 80% .385 .234
2005 24 AAA LOU 374 323 11% 14.4% 0.76 83% .340 .195
2005 24 MAJ CIN 44 38 13.6% 20.5% 0.67 76% .321 .158
2006 25 AAA LOU 353 312 9.6% 11.6% 0.83 87% .386 .135
2006 25 MAJ CIN 120 106 9.2% 17.5% 0.52 80% .333 .084
2008 27 A STO 4 4 0% 25% 0.00 75% 1.000 .000
2008 27 AAA SAC 204 189 5.9% 15.2% 0.39 84% .353 .111
2008 27 MAJ OAK 71 62 8.5% 22.5% 0.38 74% .378 .097
2009 28 AAA SAC 474 432 6.5% 11% 0.60 88% .291 .127
2009 28 MAJ OAK 2 2 0% 0% 0.00 100% .000 .000
2010 29 AAA POR 134 121 9% 13.4% 0.67 85% .347 .198
2010 29 MAJ SDG 317 284 8.5% 16.1% 0.53 82% .304 .162
2011 30 A+ LAK 6 6 0% 16.7% 0.00 83% .800 .166
2011 30 AAA TUC 20 17 15% 20% 0.75 76% .154 .058
2011 30 MAJ SD 340 307 8.2% 14.4% 0.57 84% .316 .104
2012 31 MAJ SD 382 348 7.1% 13.6% 0.52 85% .326 .158
2013 32 MAJ SD 520 473 8.1% 16.2% 0.50 82% .322 .116
2014 33 MAJ SEA 39 37 5.1% 23.1% 0.22 76% .321 .054
2014 33 MAJ SD 268 248 6.7% 19% 0.35 79% .301 .077
2014  (Multiple Teams) 33 MAJ SEA/SD 307 285 6.5% 19.5% 0.33 79% .304 .074
Today's Projections     Subscribe now to see Today's projected stats for Chris Denorfia
Next 7 Days     Subscribe now to see our Next 7 Days projections for Chris Denorfia
Rest Of Season     Subscribe now to see our Rest Of Season projections for Chris Denorfia
Preseason     Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Chris Denorfia
3-Year Averages     413 376 7.7% 14.8% 0.52 84% .321 .117
Career     2,103 1,905 7.9% 16.3% 0.49 82% .318 .121

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats      ▲ Games By Position

No No

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

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

Explain This

.242 AVG
WEAK
79% Contact Rate
AVERAGE
.304 BABIP
AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

Explain This

.316 SLG
TERRIBLE
.074 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

Explain This

0.33 BB/K
WEAK
6.5% BB Rate
WEAK
19.5% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

Explain This

.608 OPS
TERRIBLE
.292 OBP
POOR

Seattle Mariners Roster

Chris Denorfia: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Denorfia is not in the lineup Monday, the Tacoma News Tribune's Bob Dutton reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Denorfia went 3-for-5 with a triple and an RBI in Sunday's win over the Tigers.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Denorfia is out of the Mariners' lineup Saturday against the Orioles, Shannon Drayer of 710 AM ESPN Seattle reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Denorfia is playing right field and batting sixth for the Mariners in his team debut Friday, Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Denorfia, who was traded to the Mariners on Thursday, will play every day in right field, the Tacoma News Tribune reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
The Padres traded Denorfia to the Mariners on Thursday, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Denorfia was 3-for-5 with a pair of runs scored and one RBI in San Diego's win over Atlanta on Friday night.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Denorfia recorded two singles and one run scored on his way to a 2-for-5 performance Wednesday in Colorado.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Denorfia tallied one double and one run scored during a 2-for-3 effort Sunday against the Dodgers.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Denorfia contributed an RBI single and a run scored in five at-bats during Tuesday's win at Arizona.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Denorfia tallied two of the Padres' five hits Friday, both for extra bases, during a 3-1 loss in Colorado.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.

RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

Subscribe now to see our 2014 outlook.

2013

Denorfia, at this point in his career, is best used as a right-handed bat that excels against lefty pitching. For his career he has hit .317/.381/.451 against southpaws. The Padres did not take advantage of this in 2012 as Denorfia saw almost equal plate appearances against righties as he did lefties. One area where he quietly helps owners is with his speed as Denorfia has stolen 24 bases over the last two seasons. In 2013, he'll likely be of most help to owners in deeper leagues or NL-only formats.

2012

Denorfia is a solid bench player and makes for a good 4th outfielder on any major league roster. However, his upside in fantasy is very limited as he has neither the power nor the speed to make a significant impact. He's got only 23 stolen bases on the major league level, has a below-average .124 ISO, and a career slash line of .275/.342/.399. He could work his way into an outfield platoon in 2012, but with the acquisition of Carlos Quentin, he's going to have to wait for a significant injury before getting much of an opportunity.

2011

Denorfia started 2010 at Triple-A Portland, where he put up good numbers (.306/.368/.504), before a series of injuries to the Padres' outfield corps landed him a starting job. From the start of July through the end of August, he was great, hitting nine homers with 25 RBI, four steals and a .291 batting average. After that, his production fell off as he dealt with hamstring and back issues. Overall, he can hit for decent average, but doesn't have much power or speed to speak of. With everyone back and healthy, it's uncertain what role Denorfia will have going into 2011.

2009

Denorfia began the year in a platoon with Ryan Sweeney as the A's starting center fielder but a back injury sidelined him and resulted in spending most of the year at Triple-A Sacramento. He could re-emerge this spring as a platoon candidate with Sweeney again.

2008

Denorfia missed the entire 2007 season due to a torn elbow ligament, but the A's traded for him in late April in hopes that he'll be a bench option in 2008. Given the A's outfield problems at times in 2007, Denorfia figures to get a look at occasional playing time at some point this season.

2007

Denorfia clearly has nothing left to prove at the minor league level, but can he handle an everyday major league job? Until Ken Griffey Jr.'s next traumatic injury, Denorfia isn't going to get that shot. Even when Griffey and Ryan Freel were hurt last year, Denorfia still wasn't a lock to play, having to share time with the likes of Norris Hopper, Dewayne Wise and Todd Hollandsworth until the final two weeks of the season. Reds manager Jerry Narron has expressed his appreciation of Hopper's game over the offseason, so while statistically Denorfia seems to be the best fourth outfielder candidate, he's still going to have to beat out Hopper and now Bubba Crosby. If he were to get regular playing time, expect him to hit for average and contribute some speed, but not much power.

2006

The Reds often compare Denorfia to Brady Clark, who came up through their system before eventually finding his way into the Brewers starting lineup. He had an awfully good year in the Reds farm system, hitting for average and a little power, stealing a few bags, all while playing good defense. He can play a credible center field, an important consideration given that as the fourth outfielder, he'll need to spell Ken Griffey Jr. occasionally.