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Steve Tolleson

31-Year-Old Third Baseman – Toronto Blue Jays

2015 Stats

AVG

.268

HR

0

RBI

3

R

9

SB

2

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Toronto was forced to give the then 30-year-old infielder nearly 200 plate appearances due to a rash of injuries to their infield last season. He hit just above the league batting average, but it was ...

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 185   DOB: 11/1/1983   BORN: Spartanburg, SC   COLLEGE: South Carolina   DRAFTED: 5th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Steve Tolleson Contract Information:

Signed a minor league contract with the Blue Jays in December of 2013 that includes an invite to spring training.

July 2, 2015  –  Steve Tolleson News

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Steve Tolleson 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
2006 22 A A 49 179 157 23 42 13 8 1 4 23 3 1 22 24 0 0 0 .268 .353 .408 .761
2006 22 A A 47 198 171 23 49 12 8 2 2 16 7 9 27 34 0 0 0 .287 .390 .392 .782
2007 23 A FOR 132 566 487 75 139 33 24 4 5 35 27 10 79 97 0 0 0 .285 .388 .382 .770
2008 24 AA NEW 93 397 343 54 103 38 28 1 9 50 12 6 44 74 4 3 3 .300 .382 .466 .848
2009 25 AA NEW 37 168 146 20 39 14 10 2 2 11 6 2 16 20 1 1 4 .267 .353 .404 .757
2009 25 AAA ROC 92 394 352 57 95 24 17 1 6 27 7 6 36 52 1 3 2 .270 .338 .375 .713
2010 26 AAA SAC 80 339 292 52 98 29 17 3 9 43 8 2 37 50 4 2 4 .336 .415 .507 .922
2010 26 MAJ OAK 25 53 49 5 14 4 3 0 1 4 0 0 4 9 0 0 0 .286 .340 .408 .748
2011 27 AAA SAC 46 209 175 29 48 11 6 0 5 19 8 2 31 37 0 1 2 .274 .388 .394 .782
2011 27 AAA TUC 77 348 312 48 86 27 21 2 4 36 16 3 29 56 1 3 3 .276 .340 .394 .734
2012 28 AAA NOR 51 193 162 15 45 9 8 0 1 21 3 2 23 32 3 5 0 .278 .358 .346 .704
2012 28 MAJ BAL 29 76 71 4 13 5 3 0 2 6 1 0 4 17 1 0 0 .183 .227 .310 .537
2013 29 AAA CHA 116 473 392 47 113 37 28 1 8 53 14 5 59 91 9 8 5 .288 .381 .426 .807
2014 30 AAA BUF 19 84 72 12 17 4 2 1 1 9 6 1 12 13 0 0 0 .236 .345 .333 .678
2014 30 MAJ TOR 109 189 170 21 43 12 7 2 3 16 3 1 12 49 4 1 2 .253 .308 .371 .679
2015 31 A+ DUN 1 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250
2015 31 AAA BUF 8 34 30 2 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 9 0 0 2 .133 .235 .133 .368
2015 31 MAJ TOR 19 45 41 9 11 6 5 1 0 3 2 0 4 9 0 0 0 .268 .333 .439 .772
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3-Year Averages     69 131 120 12 28 8 5 1 2 11 2 0 8 33 2 0 1 .233 .287 .342 .628
Career  (View All)     182 363 331 39 81 27 18 3 6 29 6 1 24 84 5 1 2 .245 .299 .372 .670

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

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Steve Tolleson 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
Sep. 2 Cle Did not play.
Sep. 1 Cle Did not play.
Aug. 31 Cle Did not play.
Aug. 30 Det Did not play.
Aug. 29 Det Did not play.
Aug. 28 Det Did not play.
Aug. 27 @Tex Did not play.
Aug. 26 @Tex Did not play.
Aug. 25 @Tex Did not play.
Aug. 23 @LAA Did not play.
Aug. 22 @LAA Did not play.
Aug. 21 @LAA Did not play.
Aug. 19 @Phi Did not play.
Aug. 18 @Phi Did not play.
Aug. 16 NYY Did not play.
Aug. 15 NYY Did not play.
Aug. 14 NYY Did not play.
Aug. 13 Oak Did not play.
Aug. 12 Oak Did not play.
Aug. 11 Oak Did not play.
Aug. 9 @NYY Did not play.
Aug. 8 @NYY Did not play.
Aug. 7 @NYY Did not play.
Aug. 6 Min Did not play.
Aug. 5 Min Did not play.
Aug. 4 Min Did not play.
Aug. 3 Min Did not play.
Aug. 2 KC Did not play.
Aug. 1 KC Did not play.
Jul. 31 KC Did not play.
Last 7 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000

Steve Tolleson: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 11 4 4 3 1
2014 55 43 2 7 1 6 1
2012 4 12 3 7 7 3
2010 4 6 11 1 1 1

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Steve Tolleson: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 3 3

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Steve Tolleson Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015226031.318.545.945
2014113113121.319.478.844

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015193001.211.316.566
20145710042.123.158.351

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015247022.292.458.851
20148215262.268.427.775

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015172010.235.412.647
20148861101.239.318.587
Steve Tolleson Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2006 22 A A 179 157 12.3% 13.4% 0.92 85% .295 .140
2006 22 A A 198 171 13.6% 17.2% 0.79 80% .348 .105
2007 23 A FOR 566 487 14% 17.1% 0.81 80% .348 .097
2008 24 AA NEW 397 343 11.1% 18.6% 0.59 78% .362 .166
2009 25 AA NEW 168 146 9.5% 11.9% 0.80 86% .298 .137
2009 25 AAA ROC 394 352 9.1% 13.2% 0.69 85% .303 .105
2010 26 AAA SAC 339 292 10.9% 14.7% 0.74 83% .382 .171
2010 26 MAJ OAK 53 49 7.5% 17% 0.44 82% .333 .122
2011 27 AAA SAC 209 175 14.8% 17.7% 0.84 79% .323 .120
2011 27 AAA TUC 348 312 8.3% 16.1% 0.52 82% .325 .118
2012 28 AAA NOR 193 162 11.9% 16.6% 0.72 80% .341 .068
2012 28 MAJ BAL 76 71 5.3% 22.4% 0.24 76% .212 .127
2013 29 AAA CHA 473 392 12.5% 19.2% 0.65 77% .358 .138
2014 30 AAA BUF 84 72 14.3% 15.5% 0.92 82% .276 .097
2014 30 MAJ TOR 189 170 6.3% 25.9% 0.24 71% .339 .118
2015 31 A+ DUN 4 3 25% 25% 1.00 67% .000 .000
2015 31 AAA BUF 34 30 5.9% 26.5% 0.22 70% .190 .000
2015 31 MAJ TOR 45 41 8.9% 20% 0.44 78% .344 .171
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3-Year Averages     131 120 6.1% 25.2% 0.24 73% .306 .109
Career     363 331 6.6% 23.1% 0.29 75% .311 .127

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

Contact

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.268 AVG
AVERAGE
78% Contact Rate
WEAK
.344 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.439 SLG
GOOD
.171 ISO
GOOD
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.44 BB/K
AVERAGE
8.9% BB Rate
GOOD
20.0% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

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.772 OPS
GOOD
.333 OBP
GOOD

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Steve Tolleson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Tolleson (groin) was activated from the disabled list and designated for assignment Wednesday, John Lott of the National Post reports.

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Tolleson (groin) has gone just 1-for-12 in his last three rehab games with Triple-A Buffalo.

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Tolleson (groin) is scheduled to play a full game at shortstop for Triple-A Buffalo on Monday, Ben Wagner of WWKB 1520 AM reports.

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Tolleson (groin) began a rehab assignment Thursday at High-A Dunedin, Shi Davidi of SportsNet reports.

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Tolleson was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday retroactive to May 27 due to a groin strain, John Lott of the National Post reports.

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Tolleson is out of the lineup Sunday against the Mariners, Bob Dutton of the Tacoma News Tribune reports.

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Tolleson is out of the lineup Friday.

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Tolleson was strong in his start Monday, going 2-for-5 with two runs scored and a stolen base.

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The Blue Jays purchased Tolleson's contract from Triple-A Buffalo on Sunday, Brendan Kennedy of the Toronto Star reports.

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Tolleson cleared waivers and was sent outright to Triple-A Buffalo on Tuesday, Sportsnet's Mike Wilner reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2013

Tolleson shuttled back and forth between Baltimore and Triple-A and was never anything but a backup in the organization. He refused a minor league assignment and joined the White Sox after the season. Tolleson has rifled off some pedestrian numbers even by minor league standards and he hit groundballs in 52.8 percent of his at-bats in 2012, generating just a 11.3 percent rate for line drives. The White Sox should sign some other experienced players to compete with Tolleson for a utlity infield spot in spring training.

2011

Tolleson had a nice year at Triple-A Sacramento, hitting .332/.412/.503 and flashing more power than in the past. That's hardly unexpected for a 26-year-old in his sixth professional season, and we'd need to see a repeat performance before we can begin to project him as a possible utility infielder with some upside.

2010

Tolleson had a breakout season at Double-A in 2008, but didn't show the same power at Double-A and Triple-A in 2009. He has a good eye at the plate, but he'll need to return to his 2008 form to get consideration for more than a temporary utility role in the majors.

2009

Tolleson was a lightly-regarded 2005 fifth-round pick but had a breakout season at Double-A and an impressive Arizona Fall League showing (hitting .383/.449/.543 with seven stolen bases). He's always had a good eye at the plate, so his breakout may be for real. He could be a sleeper in 2009 given Minnesota's lack of depth on the left side of the infield.