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Steve Tolleson

31-Year-Old Third Baseman – Toronto Blue Jays

2015 Stats

AVG

.200

HR

0

RBI

2

R

3

SB

0

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.

April 24, 2015  –  Steve Tolleson News

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Tolleson was designated for assignment Friday since Michael Saunders (knee) was removed from the 15-day DL, Brendan Kennedy of the Toronto Star reports.

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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 TUC 77 348 312 48 86 27 21 2 4 36 16 3 29 56 1 3 3 .276 .340 .394 .734
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
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 MAJ TOR 7 16 15 3 3 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 .200 .250 .400 .650
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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)     170 334 305 33 73 23 14 3 6 28 4 1 21 80 5 1 2 .239 .292 .364 .656

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)
# 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. 26 @TB Did not play.
Apr. 25 @TB Did not play.
Apr. 24 @TB 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .250 .400 .650
Apr. 23 Bal Did not play.
Apr. 22 Bal Did not play.
Apr. 21 Bal Did not play.
Apr. 19 Atl 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .333 .545 .878
Apr. 18 Atl 3 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .375 .444 .750 1.194
Apr. 17 Atl Did not play.
Apr. 16 TB Did not play.
Apr. 15 TB 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .333 .400 .733
Apr. 14 TB Did not play.
Apr. 13 TB Did not play.
Apr. 12 @Bal Did not play.
Apr. 11 @Bal 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .500 .750
Apr. 10 @Bal 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Apr. 9 @NYY 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Apr. 8 @NYY Did not play.
Apr. 6 @NYY Did not play.
Last 7 Days 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Days 11 2 2 0 1 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 .182 .250 .364 .614
Last 30 Days 15 3 3 1 1 0 2 1 5 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .250 .400 .650

Steve Tolleson: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 1 3 3 2 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 Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201583020.375.7501.194
2014113113121.319.478.844

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201570000.000.000.000
20145710042.123.158.351

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201572010.286.571.946
20148215262.268.427.775

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201581010.125.250.375
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 TUC 348 312 8.3% 16.1% 0.52 82% .325 .118
2011 27 AAA SAC 209 175 14.8% 17.7% 0.84 79% .323 .120
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 MAJ TOR 16 15 6.3% 31.3% 0.20 67% .300 .200
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3-Year Averages     131 120 6.1% 25.2% 0.24 73% .306 .109
Career     334 305 6.3% 24% 0.26 74% .306 .125

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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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.200 AVG
TERRIBLE
67% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.300 BABIP
AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.400 SLG
AVERAGE
.200 ISO
GREAT
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.20 BB/K
TERRIBLE
6.3% BB Rate
WEAK
31.3% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.650 OPS
POOR
.250 OBP
TERRIBLE

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

Tolleson entered the game in relief of Devon Travis in Sunday's game, going 0-for-3 with a strikeout in the Jays' 5-2 loss to the Braves.

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Tolleson is scheduled to play Saturday, Barry Davis of Sportsnet reports.

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Tolleson is in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Yankees, Sportsnet's Shi Davidi reports.

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Tolleson (hand) went 0-for-2 with a walk and a run scored in Wednesday's spring game against the Red Sox.

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Tolleson (hand) made the Opening Day roster, Sportsnet's Shi Davidi reports.

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Tolleson's (hand) X-rays returned negative, indicating it isn't broken, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet reports.

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Tolleson will be sent for a precautionary X-ray on his right hand after being hit by a pitch Saturday, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca reports.

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Tolleson was removed from Saturday's game after getting hit by a pitch in the hand or forearm area, Brendan Kennedy of the Toronto Star reports.

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Tolleson is having a solid spring after coming back from corrective eye surgery in the offseason. In 20 at-bats, he's collected five hits with a home run and two stolen bases.

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Tolleson had corrective surgery during the offseason to fix the vision problems that plagued him in 2014, the National Post 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.