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Alejandro De Aza

30-Year-Old Outfielder – Chicago White Sox

2014 Stats

AVG

.249

HR

5

RBI

31

R

45

SB

15

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

If De Aza's .760 OPS and 26 steals in 2012 were a surprise, then his near 20-20 campaign in 2013 was a real shocker. However, his season was a bit less successful than his 17 home runs and 20 steals w...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 195   DOB: 4/11/1984   BORN: Guaymate, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Alejandro De Aza Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $4.25 million contract with the White Sox in January of 2014 to avoid arbitration.

August 24, 2014  –  Alejandro De Aza News

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De Aza is out of the lineup Sunday against the Yankees, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Alejandro De Aza 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 2 7 7 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 .143 .143 .429 .572
2006 22 AA CAR 69 266 230 40 64 16 12 2 2 16 27 10 21 46 9 2 4 .278 .346 .374 .720
2007 23 R GCL 4 11 9 2 6 2 2 0 0 1 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 .667 .750 .889 1.639
2007 23 A JUP 2 9 8 1 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 .500 .556 .875 1.431
2007 23 AA CAR 5 23 20 7 7 4 2 0 2 3 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 .350 .435 .750 1.185
2007 23 MAJ FLA 45 158 144 14 33 10 8 2 0 8 2 0 6 37 5 2 1 .229 .261 .313 .574
2009 25 AAA NEW 87 307 267 45 80 34 21 5 8 34 11 5 27 53 7 2 4 .300 .370 .506 .876
2009 25 MAJ FLA 22 27 20 6 5 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 5 5 1 1 0 .250 .385 .300 .685
2010 26 AAA CHA 79 358 318 53 96 30 21 4 5 49 16 3 29 60 3 3 5 .302 .366 .440 .806
2010 26 MAJ CHA 19 32 30 7 9 3 3 0 0 2 2 1 1 4 1 0 0 .300 .323 .400 .723
2011 27 AAA CHA 99 435 385 64 124 43 29 5 9 37 22 11 33 72 9 4 4 .322 .378 .494 .872
2011 27 MAJ CWS 54 171 152 29 50 18 11 3 4 23 12 5 17 34 1 0 1 .329 .400 .520 .920
2012 28 AAA CHA 5 21 20 3 5 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 .250 .286 .450 .736
2012 28 MAJ CWS 131 585 524 81 147 44 29 6 9 50 26 12 47 109 4 1 9 .281 .349 .410 .759
2013 29 MAJ CWS 153 675 607 84 160 48 27 4 17 62 20 8 50 147 6 6 6 .264 .323 .405 .728
2014 30 MAJ CWS 118 425 381 45 95 28 18 5 5 31 15 7 33 94 2 3 6 .249 .317 .362 .679
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3-Year Averages     112 475 427 64 119 36 22 4 10 45 19 8 38 96 3 2 5 .279 .343 .419 .762
Career  (View All)     542 2,073 1,858 266 499 152 97 20 35 179 77 33 159 430 20 13 23 .269 .332 .399 .731

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Alejandro De Aza 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
Aug. 26 Cle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .317 .362 .679
Aug. 24 @NYY Did not play.
Aug. 23 @NYY 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .318 .363 .681
Aug. 22 @NYY 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .316 .361 .677
Aug. 20 Bal 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .315 .360 .675
Aug. 19 Bal 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .315 .361 .676
Aug. 18 Bal 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 .247 .316 .363 .679
Aug. 17 Tor 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .249 .317 .366 .683
Aug. 16 Tor Did not play.
Aug. 15 Tor 4 2 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .315 .361 .676
Aug. 13 @SF 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .311 .357 .668
Aug. 12 @SF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .312 .355 .667
Aug. 10 @Sea 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .311 .357 .668
Aug. 9 @Sea 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .309 .357 .666
Aug. 8 @Sea 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .310 .359 .669
Aug. 7 @Sea Did not play.
Aug. 6 Tex 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .312 .361 .673
Aug. 5 Tex Did not play.
Aug. 4 Tex 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .308 .354 .662
Aug. 3 Min 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .242 .311 .358 .669
Aug. 2 Min 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .309 .356 .665
Aug. 1 Min 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .304 .350 .654
Jul. 31 @Det Did not play.
Jul. 30 @Det 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .302 .349 .651
Jul. 29 @Det 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .299 .346 .645
Jul. 27 @Min 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 .232 .303 .352 .655
Jul. 26 @Min 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .304 .353 .657
Jul. 25 @Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .305 .354 .659
Jul. 24 @Min 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .306 .359 .665
Jul. 23 KC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .307 .361 .668
Last 7 Days 20 3 5 1 0 0 0 1 8 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .318 .300 .618
Last 14 Days 44 6 13 4 0 0 1 4 13 1 0 1 0 0 .295 .367 .386 .753
Last 30 Days 90 10 26 6 0 0 3 6 22 2 1 1 0 0 .289 .340 .356 .696

Alejandro De Aza: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 116 108 14 1 1
2013 151 79 107
2012 130 11 125 1
2011 48 4 19 31 3
2010 12 9 5 3
2009 11 6 5

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Alejandro De Aza Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014747010.108.149.313
2013139234133.302.460.816
201212919186.248.364.700

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20143073853015.283.414.765
201346861134917.252.389.702
20123956284220.291.425.779

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014195254177.256.405.734
20132953942610.275.373.711
20122584922315.271.391.753

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014186201148.242.317.622
201331245133610.253.436.744
20122663272711.289.429.765
Alejandro De Aza 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 7 7 0% 28.6% 0.00 71% .200 .286
2006 22 AA CAR 266 230 7.9% 17.3% 0.46 80% .341 .096
2007 23 R GCL 11 9 18.2% 9.1% 2.00 89% .750 .222
2007 23 A JUP 9 8 11.1% 11.1% 1.00 88% .571 .375
2007 23 AA CAR 23 20 13% 8.7% 1.50 90% .313 .400
2007 23 MAJ FLA 158 144 3.8% 23.4% 0.16 74% .308 .084
2009 25 AAA NEW 307 267 8.8% 17.3% 0.51 80% .350 .206
2009 25 MAJ FLA 27 20 18.5% 18.5% 1.00 75% .333 .050
2010 26 AAA CHA 358 318 8.1% 16.8% 0.48 81% .360 .138
2010 26 MAJ CHA 32 30 3.1% 12.5% 0.25 87% .346 .100
2011 27 AAA CHA 435 385 7.6% 16.6% 0.46 81% .378 .172
2011 27 MAJ CWS 171 152 9.9% 19.9% 0.50 78% .404 .191
2012 28 AAA CHA 21 20 4.8% 14.3% 0.33 85% .250 .200
2012 28 MAJ CWS 585 524 8% 18.6% 0.43 79% .340 .129
2013 29 MAJ CWS 675 607 7.4% 21.8% 0.34 76% .323 .141
2014 30 MAJ CWS 425 381 7.8% 22.1% 0.35 75% .319 .113
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3-Year Averages     475 427 8% 20.2% 0.40 78% .340 .140
Career     2,073 1,858 7.7% 20.7% 0.37 77% .333 .130

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2014 Stat Review for Alejandro De Aza    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.249 AVG
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75% Contact Rate
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.319 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.362 SLG
POOR
.113 ISO
POOR
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.35 BB/K
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7.8% BB Rate
AVERAGE
22.1% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

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.679 OPS
POOR
.317 OBP
WEAK

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Alejandro De Aza: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

White Sox manager Robin Ventura said De Aza will likely platoon in left field with Dayan Viciedo with the return of Avisail Garcia, Scott Merkin of MLB.com reports.

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De Aza is out of the lineup Saturday against the Blue Jays, Chuck Garfien of CSN Chicago reports.

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De Aza is out of the lineup Thursday against the Mariners.

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De Aza (knee) is back in the lineup Wednesday against the Rangers, Colleen Kane of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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De Aza (knee) isn't in the lineup Tuesday versus the Rangers, Dan Hayes of CSN Chicago reports.

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De Aza exited Monday's game after fouling a ball off his left knee in the sixth inning, Colleen Kane of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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De Aza is out of the White Sox's lineup Thursday against the Tigers, Scott Merkin of MLB.com reports.

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De Aza is not in the lineup Thursday against the Red Sox, Scott Merkin of MLB.com reports.

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De Aza is not in the lineup Wednesday, the Chicago Sun-Times' Daryl Van Schouwen reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

De Aza parlayed a sterling late-season audition in 2011 into the White Sox's starting center field and leadoff role in 2012. He was above average in both regards, playing adequate defense in the outfield while stealing 26 bases in 38 tries. He was also a sparkplug in the first inning with a .370 OBP in his 127 plate appearances that led off games. He provided a bit more value on top when you consider he saw nearly four pitches per plate appearance. De Aza has doubles power to go along with his 20-plus stolen-base potential. He heads into 2013 as the team's leadoff man and there are now over 800 at-bats of proof that he is a capable major league hitter.

2012

The White Sox recalled De Aza midway through the 2011 campaign to challenge the struggling Alex Rios, and he surprised all to the tune of .329/.400/.520 with four home runs and 12 steals in 152 at-bats. Those stats should come down a bit as his .404 BABIP drops, but it is worth noting that his career rate is .351. De Aza has a good set of legs and a good glove, but 27-year-olds don't typically emerge out of nowhere and put up that slash line. He could play center and bat leadoff on an everyday basis for the 2012 club now that Juan Pierre is out of town, and he would be a cheap source of steals should he do so.

2011

The White Sox claimed De Aza off of waivers from the Marlins prior to the season. He impressed with his performance in Cactus League play and then went on to steal 16 bases in 318 at-bats for Triple-A Charlotte. He stole another two for the Sox during a September callup, but his 2011 ceiling is probably as a reserve outfielder.

2010

De Aza put together a nice season at Triple-A in 2009 but it wasn't enough to earn him another look from the Marlins. Claimed off waivers by the White Sox, he'll head into spring trying to win the role DeWayne Wise had in Chicago last season.

2008

De Aza parlayed a good spring into the Marlins' starting center field job, but promptly hurt his ankle, tried to play through it, and missed over three months of action. He wasn't able to hit or use his speed effectively in the majors when he returned, no real surprise given his minor league track record, but Florida may still need a stop-gap in center until Cameron Maybin is ready and De Aza's glove might be enough to win him that job.

2007

The 2004 Rule 5 pick from the Dodgers has speed and athleticism, but questionable plate discipline. He emerged this spring as the starting center fielder, but he'll need to get on base at a higher clip than his minor league numbers suggest to produce fantasy value with his speed.