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Hank Conger

26-Year-Old Catcher – Los Angeles Angels

2014 Stats

AVG

.221

HR

4

RBI

25

R

24

SB

0

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

While platooning with Chris Iannetta, Conger played 92 games in 2013, his highest total yet in the big leagues. While Conger may provide some pop (.155 ISO in 2013), his high strikeout rate (23.9%) co...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 220   DOB: 1/29/1988   BORN: Federal Way, WA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 1st Rd   

September 19, 2014  –  Hank Conger News

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Conger went 1-for-2 with a home run and two walks in a loss to the Mariners on Thursday.

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Hank Conger 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
2007 19 R AZL 3 15 15 2 4 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .267 .267 .333 .600
2007 19 A CED 84 311 290 33 84 31 20 0 11 48 9 4 21 48 0 0 0 .290 .336 .472 .808
2008 20 A RAN 73 315 294 47 89 35 20 2 13 75 2 1 14 55 0 7 0 .303 .333 .517 .850
2009 21 AA ARK 122 520 454 61 135 34 20 3 11 68 4 2 55 67 3 6 2 .297 .371 .427 .798
2010 22 AAA SAL 108 452 387 56 116 39 26 2 11 49 0 2 55 58 5 4 1 .300 .385 .463 .848
2010 22 MAJ LAA 13 34 29 2 5 2 1 1 0 5 0 0 5 9 0 0 0 .172 .294 .276 .570
2011 23 AAA SAL 27 114 100 14 30 9 4 0 5 26 0 0 12 18 2 0 0 .300 .375 .490 .865
2011 23 MAJ LAA 59 197 177 14 37 14 8 0 6 19 0 0 17 37 2 0 1 .209 .282 .356 .638
2012 24 AAA SAL 67 288 264 48 78 27 17 0 10 42 2 0 19 49 0 2 3 .295 .347 .473 .820
2012 24 MAJ LAA 7 22 18 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 .167 .238 .167 .405
2013 25 MAJ LAA 92 255 233 23 58 21 13 1 7 21 0 1 17 61 0 1 4 .249 .310 .403 .713
2014 26 MAJ LAA 80 260 231 24 51 16 12 0 4 25 0 2 22 57 4 1 2 .221 .293 .325 .618
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3-Year Averages     52 156 142 12 32 11 7 0 4 13 0 0 11 32 1 0 2 .225 .290 .359 .649
Career  (View All)     251 768 688 63 154 53 34 2 17 71 0 3 62 164 7 3 8 .224 .294 .353 .648

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

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Hank Conger 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
Sep. 28 @Sea 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .293 .325 .618
Sep. 27 @Sea Did not play.
Sep. 26 @Sea Did not play.
Sep. 24 @Oak Did not play.
Sep. 23 @Oak 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .218 .289 .323 .612
Sep. 22 @Oak Did not play.
Sep. 21 Tex Did not play.
Sep. 20 Tex Did not play.
Sep. 19 Tex 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .221 .292 .327 .619
Sep. 18 Sea 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .294 .330 .624
Sep. 17 Sea Did not play.
Sep. 16 Sea Did not play.
Sep. 15 Sea 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .221 .287 .315 .602
Sep. 14 Hou Did not play.
Sep. 13 Hou 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .224 .288 .320 .608
Sep. 12 Hou Did not play.
Sep. 11 @Tex 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .287 .319 .606
Sep. 10 @Tex Did not play.
Sep. 9 @Tex 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .286 .315 .601
Sep. 8 @Cle 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .286 .314 .600
Sep. 7 @Min Did not play.
Sep. 6 @Min Did not play.
Sep. 5 @Min 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .288 .317 .605
Sep. 4 @Min 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .221 .286 .319 .605
Sep. 3 @Hou Did not play.
Sep. 2 @Hou Did not play.
Aug. 31 Oak Did not play.
Aug. 30 Oak 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .219 .285 .318 .603
Aug. 29 Oak Did not play.
Aug. 28 Oak 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .289 .323 .612
Last 7 Days 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .333 .200 .533
Last 14 Days 12 1 2 0 0 1 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .375 .417 .792
Last 30 Days 33 2 7 1 0 1 1 5 9 0 2 0 0 3 .212 .316 .333 .649

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Hank Conger: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 79
2013 71 5
2012 7
2011 56 1
2010 10 1

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Hank Conger Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014160010.188.188.622
2013284030.250.286.629

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014215244240.223.335.614
2013205197180.249.420.724
2012180010.167.167.405

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014115163120.235.348.686
201310563110.229.381.689
201290010.222.222.556

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201411681130.207.302.546
2013128174100.266.422.733
201290000.111.111.222
Hank Conger Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2007 19 R AZL 15 15 0% 20% 0.00 80% .333 .066
2007 19 A CED 311 290 6.8% 15.4% 0.44 83% .316 .182
2008 20 A RAN 315 294 4.4% 17.5% 0.25 81% .336 .214
2009 21 AA ARK 520 454 10.6% 12.9% 0.82 85% .330 .130
2010 22 AAA SAL 452 387 12.2% 12.8% 0.95 85% .330 .163
2010 22 MAJ LAA 34 29 14.7% 26.5% 0.56 69% .250 .104
2011 23 AAA SAL 114 100 10.5% 15.8% 0.67 82% .325 .190
2011 23 MAJ LAA 197 177 8.6% 18.8% 0.46 79% .231 .147
2012 24 AAA SAL 288 264 6.6% 17% 0.39 81% .332 .178
2012 24 MAJ LAA 22 18 4.5% 0% 0.00 100% .167 .000
2013 25 MAJ LAA 255 233 6.7% 23.9% 0.28 74% .309 .154
2014 26 MAJ LAA 260 231 8.5% 21.9% 0.39 75% .276 .104
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3-Year Averages     156 142 7.1% 20.5% 0.34 77% .264 .134
Career     768 688 8.1% 21.4% 0.38 76% .270 .129

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2014 Stat Review for Hank Conger    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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.221 AVG
TERRIBLE
75% Contact Rate
WEAK
.276 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.325 SLG
TERRIBLE
.104 ISO
POOR
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.39 BB/K
WEAK
8.5% BB Rate
GOOD
21.9% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.618 OPS
TERRIBLE
.293 OBP
POOR

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Hank Conger: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

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Conger went 1-for-3 with an RBI in a win over the White Sox on Friday.

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Conger had a career day at the plate Sunday, going 3-for-4 with a home run, a double and a career-high five RBI in a win over the Blue Jays.

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Conger went 2-for-3 with a walk and a two-run home run in the Angels win over Cleveland on Wednesday night.

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Conger went 3-for-5 with two doubles, three RBI and a run scored in a blowout win against the Yankees on Friday.

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Conger went 2-for-5 with a home run, a double, two RBI and two runs scored in a win over the Mets on Sunday.

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Conger was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to walk off the Mets in 11 innings Friday.

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Conger will get the start behind the plate Sunday against the Astros, Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com reports.

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Conger will get his first start of the season Tuesday against the Mariners.

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Though Conger will likely "get plenty of time" behind the plate in 2014, Chris Iannetta will open the season as the Angels' primary catcher, MLB.com reports.

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Manager Mike Scioscia confirmed Saturday that Conger and Chris Iannetta will likely participate in "some form" of a platoon behind the plate heading into 2014, the Orange County Register reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Conger barely sniffed the big leagues last year, but his future remains promising after posting a .295/.347/.473 batting line in 288 plate appearances for Triple-A Salt Lake City. He's considered the favorite to serve as the backup to Chris Iannetta this year, but may have to compete with John Hester for that job. While it's hard to imagine that Hester could win the spot over Conger, manager Mike Scioscia has become known for his unusual decisions regarding catchers, and seems to heavily favor defensive-minded backstops. Conger could stumble into some fantasy value this year if Iannetta misses a significant chunk of time with an injury, but otherwise his value figures to be limited.

2012

Conger posted an .851 OPS at Triple-A over the last two seasons, but he hit just .209 in 177 at-bats with the big club last year. It's clear he knows how to hit Triple-A pitching, but his offensive struggles with the Angels last season prompted the club to acquire Chris Iannetta in the offseason. While Conger remains the Angels' catcher of the future, he'll either open 2012 as Iannetta's backup, or back at Triple-A at age 24 to get regular playing time.

2011

Conger had little trouble figuring out the pitching in his first Triple-A season, finishing with a .300 batting average, 11 home runs, 49 RBI and an .848 OPS. Conger, the team's top selection in the 2006 draft, appears ready for the big leagues, but several other experienced catchers on the roster still block his way. Conger will likely do no better than split the playing time behind the plate at any point this season, but expect the Angels to get him enough playing time to potentially take over the full-time duties in 2012.

2010

A slow start tamped down his numbers, but Conger showed significant gains in plate discipline and in throwing out runners. That last part is critical, as not everyone is sold on him as a catcher, and he needs to stay behind the plate to sustain his value. He'll reach the majors this year, but with Mike Napoli and Jeff Mathis ahead of him, Conger may not get real playing time until 2012.

2009

Conger batted .303 with 13 home runs and 75 RBI for High-A Rancho Cucamonga last season. He's proving to be very effective at the plate, but he still needs to work on his ugly 14:55 BB:K ratio. The Angels' first-round pick in 2006, Conger is progressing nicely through the system, but he’s still a year or two away from contributing to the major league squad.

2008

Conger battled injuries in 2007, but he was impressive when he was on the field. In only 84 games, Conger hit .290 with 11 home runs and 48 RBI at Low-A Cedar Rapids. Though not as good defensively as other catchers in the system, Conger may have the best bat of the bunch. Conger is a long ways away from Anaheim, but he should solidify his prospect status in 2008 with another big year at the plate. Don't expect him to make his debut until mid-to-late 2009.