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Martin Prado

30-Year-Old Third Baseman – Arizona Diamondbacks

2014 Stats

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.261

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4

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10

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2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Prado ended up having a nice season in Arizona following the trade that sent Justin Upton to Atlanta. He had a rough first half, but really came on late in the season, hitting .374 in August. There is...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 190   DOB: 10/27/1983   BORN: Maracay, Venezuela   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Martin Prado Contract Information:

Agreed to a four-year, $40 million contract with the Diamondbacks in January of 2013.

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Prado (finger) is batting fourth and starting at third base Saturday, Arizona Republic's Nick Piecoro reports.

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Martin Prado 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 Rom 107 467 429 68 135 34 25 6 3 38 14 10 30 47 4 1 3 .315 .363 .422 .785
2005 21 A Myr 75 321 297 44 91 20 13 3 4 34 9 6 24 48 0 0 0 .306 .353 .411 .764
2005 21 AA MIS 39 162 143 17 40 9 7 1 1 11 3 3 17 17 1 1 0 .280 .354 .364 .718
2006 22 AA MIS 43 191 176 17 49 9 6 2 1 15 3 2 14 35 0 1 0 .278 .330 .352 .682
2006 22 AAA RIC 60 257 241 30 68 15 12 1 2 23 2 2 12 28 2 2 0 .282 .314 .365 .679
2006 22 MAJ ATL 24 49 42 3 11 3 1 1 1 9 0 0 5 7 2 0 0 .262 .340 .405 .745
2007 23 AAA RIC 103 443 395 61 125 30 23 3 4 41 5 4 34 41 7 3 4 .316 .374 .420 .794
2007 23 MAJ ATL 28 62 59 5 17 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 3 6 0 0 0 .288 .323 .339 .662
2008 24 AA MIS 5 22 19 2 5 2 2 0 0 3 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 .263 .364 .368 .732
2008 24 MAJ ATL 78 254 228 36 73 24 18 4 2 33 3 1 21 29 2 2 1 .320 .377 .461 .838
2009 25 MAJ ATL 128 503 450 64 138 49 38 0 11 49 1 3 36 59 11 4 2 .307 .358 .464 .822
2010 26 AAA Gwi 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
2010 26 MAJ ATL 140 651 599 100 184 58 40 3 15 66 5 3 40 86 3 6 3 .307 .350 .459 .809
2011 27 AA Mis 2 10 9 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .222 .300 .222 .522
2011 27 AAA Gwi 6 20 17 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 5 0 0 0 .176 .300 .176 .476
2011 27 MAJ ATL 129 590 551 66 143 41 26 2 13 57 4 8 34 52 1 3 1 .260 .302 .385 .687
2012 28 MAJ ATL 156 690 617 81 186 58 42 6 10 70 17 4 58 69 4 9 2 .301 .359 .438 .797
2013 29 MAJ ARI 155 664 609 70 172 52 36 2 14 82 3 5 47 53 0 6 2 .282 .333 .417 .750
2014 30 MAJ ARI 18 73 69 10 18 4 4 0 0 4 0 0 3 14 0 0 1 .261 .301 .319 .620
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3-Year Averages MAJ   146 646 592 72 167 49 34 3 12 69 8 5 46 58 1 6 1 .282 .332 .410 .742
Career  (View All) MAJ   856 3536 3224 435 942 292 208 18 66 372 33 24 247 375 23 30 12 .292 .342 .429 .771

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Martin Prado 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
Apr. 16 NYM 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .301 .319 .620
Apr. 15 NYM 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .275 .277 .552
Apr. 14 NYM 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .292 .295 .587
Apr. 13 LAD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .311 .316 .627
Apr. 12 LAD 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 2 .268 .317 .321 .638
Apr. 11 LAD 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .309 .327 .636
Apr. 10 @SF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .286 .327 .347 .674
Apr. 9 @SF 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .319 .356 .675
Apr. 8 @SF 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .286 .341 .627
Apr. 6 @Col 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .216 .237 .297 .534
Apr. 5 @Col 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .188 .212 .250 .462
Apr. 4 @Col 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .172 .179 .351
Apr. 3 SF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .120 .154 .160 .314
Apr. 2 SF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .182 .190 .372
Apr. 1 SF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .222 .235 .457
Mar. 31 SF 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .154 .214 .231 .445
Mar. 22 LAD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Mar. 22 LAD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 7 Days 24 2 5 1 0 0 0 1 9 0 0 1 0 2 .208 .269 .250 .519
Last 14 Days 52 7 15 3 0 0 1 2 10 0 0 1 0 2 .288 .327 .346 .673
Last 30 Days 69 8 17 4 0 0 2 2 13 0 0 1 0 4 .246 .278 .304 .582

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Martin Prado: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 1 16
2013 33 113 1 30 30
2012 4 10 25 13 119 119
2011 2 42 100 100
2010 5 98 43
2009 29 63 41 1 1 1

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Martin Prado Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013148235201.291.473.852
2012217282209.323.479.864
2011143222131.245.357.673

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013461479622.280.399.716
2012400538508.290.415.760
20114084411443.265.395.692

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013292277482.291.445.786
2012312406366.308.462.816
2011284379353.282.433.742

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013317437341.274.391.717
20123054143411.295.413.776
2011267294221.236.333.629
Martin Prado 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 Rom 467 429 6.4% 10.1% 0.64 89% .348 .107
2005 21 A Myr 321 297 7.5% 15% 0.50 84% .355 .105
2005 21 AA MIS 162 143 10.5% 10.5% 1.00 88% .312 .084
2006 22 AA MIS 191 176 7.3% 18.3% 0.40 80% .343 .074
2006 22 AAA RIC 257 241 4.7% 10.9% 0.43 88% .313 .083
2006 22 MAJ ATL 49 42 10.2% 14.3% 0.71 83% .294 .143
2007 23 AAA RIC 443 395 7.7% 9.3% 0.83 90% .346 .104
2007 23 MAJ ATL 62 59 4.8% 9.7% 0.50 90% .321 .051
2008 24 AA MIS 22 19 13.6% 9.1% 1.50 89% .294 .105
2008 24 MAJ ATL 254 228 8.3% 11.4% 0.72 87% .360 .141
2009 25 MAJ ATL 503 450 7.2% 11.7% 0.61 87% .334 .157
2010 26 AAA Gwi 4 4 0% 0% 0.00 100% .250 .000
2010 26 MAJ ATL 651 599 6.1% 13.2% 0.47 86% .339 .152
2011 27 AA Mis 10 9 10% 10% 1.00 89% .250 .000
2011 27 AAA Gwi 20 17 15% 25% 0.60 71% .250 .000
2011 27 MAJ ATL 590 551 5.8% 8.8% 0.65 91% .267 .125
2012 28 MAJ ATL 690 617 8.4% 10% 0.84 89% .327 .137
2013 29 MAJ ARI 664 609 7.1% 8% 0.89 91% .292 .135
2014 30 MAJ ARI 73 69 4.1% 19.2% 0.21 80% .327 .058
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Martin Prado
3-Year Averages MAJ   646 592 7.1% 9% 0.79 90% .297 .128
Career MAJ   3536 3224 7% 10.6% 0.66 88% .315 .137

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2014 Stat Review for Martin Prado    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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.261 AVG
WEAK
80% Contact Rate
AVERAGE
.327 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.319 SLG
TERRIBLE
.058 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.21 BB/K
TERRIBLE
4.1% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
19.2% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.620 OPS
TERRIBLE
.301 OBP
POOR

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Best Matchups for Martin Prado (by OPS, min 9 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Ross Detwiler WAS 22 13 0 4 1 1 0 .591 .955 1.563
Wade LeBlanc ANA 9 5 0 1 1 1 0 .556 .889 1.489
Manny Parra CIN 12 5 2 7 2 0 0 .417 .917 1.417
Mike Pelfrey MIN 22 10 1 3 3 3 0 .455 .864 1.384
Craig Stammen WAS 13 6 0 1 1 0 0 .462 .846 1.346
Alex Sanabia AZ 9 4 1 1 0 0 0 .444 .889 1.333
Bronson Arroyo AZ 15 8 1 5 1 0 0 .533 .800 1.329
Zach Duke MIL 21 10 1 5 1 0 0 .476 .762 1.262
Sean Burnett ANA 11 3 2 6 2 1 0 .273 .818 1.203
Jordan Zimmermann WAS 14 7 0 1 0 0 0 .500 .643 1.143

Worst Matchups for Martin Prado (by OPS, min 9 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
CC Sabathia NY-A 16 3 0 1 0 1 1 .188 .188 .375
Jeff Samardzija CHI-N 13 2 0 2 1 4 1 .154 .154 .368
Luke Gregerson OAK 11 2 0 0 0 3 0 .182 .182 .364
Sergio Romo SF 9 1 0 1 0 4 1 .111 .111 .311
Tyler Clippard WAS 19 1 1 1 1 5 0 .053 .211 .311
Juan Nicasio COL 14 2 0 0 0 2 1 .143 .143 .286
Clayton Kershaw LA 26 3 0 0 1 3 0 .115 .115 .264
Jaime Garcia STL 15 1 0 0 0 1 0 .067 .133 .200
Josh Beckett LA 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Santiago Casilla SF 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000

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Martin Prado: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Prado is expected to return from the finger laceration that he suffered during Friday's game in a day or two, the Arizona Republic reports.

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Prado was removed from Friday's game with a laceration on his left index finger.

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Prado was in the cleanup spot and went 0-for-4 with a strikeout in the D-Backs' season opening loss to the Dodgers on Saturday.

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Prado is 5-for-7 with a pair of doubles in the D-Backs' first two spring games and seems to be much more comfortable with his teammates in his second spring with the club, the Arizona Republic reports.

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Prado went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer in Thursday's loss at San Diego.

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Prado is not in the lineup Sunday against the Rockies.

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Prado went 2-for-4 with a triple and a pair of RBI in Thursday's 7-6 loss to the Dodgers.

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Prado is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Dodgers.

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Prado could potentially move to the outfield next season if the Diamondbacks choose to pursue a third baseman, according to the Arizona Republic.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

After playing in the outfield most of the last two years, Prado was the Braves' top choice to fill the third-base role following Chipper Jones' retirement. When the opportunity to acquire Justin Upton arose, he was deemed expendable as he was included in the blockbuster deal with Arizona and subsequently signed a four-year deal with the D-Backs. Prado figures to serve as the primary third baseman this season, but his bat can play anywhere he has had an above-.300 batting average three of the last four seasons and shows a good ability to score runs near the top of the lineup. He also added a new facet to his game in 2012, stealing 17 bases. Prado won't provide much power, but his versatility, ability to hit for average and score runs along with the potential for some extra stolen bases make him a great player to own.

2012

Prado's move to the outfield was a failure last season as he hit just .260/.302/.385 with 13 home runs. He did miss time in June after surgery for a staph infection in his leg, which could have impacted his performance the rest of the season. However, his move to the outfield was always risky as even at his 2010 production his bat went from being an asset in the infield to average in the outfield. Luckily, he did play 42 games at third base to still qualify at one infield position in most leagues. There are reasons to think he'll improve in 2012 as he had the same walk rate last year as 2010, reduced his strikeouts and had a low BABIP of .267. Prado was mentioned in trade rumors all winter and he could be moved if the Braves want to upgrade in left field. A trade that would move him back to second base would increase his fantasy value, so watch out for that possibility. In the meantime, he'll begin the season as Atlanta's starting left fielder.

2011

Prado continued to improve at the plate last season as he hit a career-high 15 home runs, made his first All-Star Game and finished seventh in the NL batting race. He's gone from a utility player in 2008, to regular in the lineup in 2009, to hitting in key spots (leadoff, third) in the lineup last year. Prado makes good contact and has surprising power, plus he can play multiple positions in the infield and outfield. He began last season at second base and moved to third base after Chipper Jones' knee injury. The Braves might use him in left field, where his bat will be less of an asset, but he more likely starts at third base for at least the first part of the season until Jones returns from a knee injury. He'll likely be used across the infield in any scenario. He missed the last week of September and the playoffs after suffering a hip pointer and torn oblique muscle, but is expected to be at full strength by the start of spring training. He'll qualify at second base and third base for fantasy owners wherever he ends up playing or batting in the order, and could deliver a big season in his prime at age 27 this season.

2010

Prado showed his breakout 2008 season was no fluke as he hit .307/.358/.464 with 11 home runs. He began the season in a utility role (he'll qualify at third base and first base in many leagues) but took over regular duty at second base for the second half of the season after Kelly Johnson struggled. Prado makes good contact and showed surprising power, and he enters 2010 as Atlanta's everyday second baseman.

2009

At just age 25 in 2009, it may be time to start taking Prado seriously as a possible starter even though he wasn't a highly touted prospect with his bat in the minors. He hit .346/.391/.474 once he moved into a regular role after Aug. 1. He impressed enough that the Braves considered trading Yunel Escobar or Kelly Johnson in the offseason knowing Prado could move into a starting role. He'll have upside even in a reserve role with the oft-injured Chipper Jones at third base.

2008

Prado will try to win a job as a utility infielder with Atlanta next spring. He's got a strong glove and can play second or third base, but doesn't offer much power or plate discipline. His lack of speed makes him a poor option for fantasy purposes.

2007

Late last season there was talk about Prado as a possible starter at second base, but his track record at the plate shows that wouldn't be a wise decision. He hasn't shown an ability to draw a walk and has had minimal power. He does have a good glove, however. He'll likely compete for a utility job with the Braves this spring.

2006

Prado hit .280/.354/.364 after being promoted to Double-A Mississippi last summer. He's seen as a strong fielder at second base, so he could get consideration for a big league job with a strong showing at Triple-A early next season.