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Chris Coghlan

29-Year-Old Outfielder – Chicago Cubs

2014 Stats

AVG

.273

HR

6

RBI

31

R

37

SB

5

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Coghlan was able to battle through injuries and a position switch in 2013 to produce a decent .256/.318/.354 line for the Marlins in 70 games. After competing for at-bats in center field with Justin R...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 197   DOB: 6/18/1985   BORN: Rockville, MD   COLLEGE: Mississippi      Show ContractHide Contract

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Chris Coghlan Contract Information:

Signed a minor league contract (NRI) with the Cubs in January of 2014.

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Chris Coghlan 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 22 A JUP 34 145 130 17 26 10 5 3 2 18 5 1 15 19 0 0 0 .200 .277 .331 .608
2007 22 A GRE 81 352 305 60 99 40 26 4 10 64 19 4 47 43 0 0 0 .325 .419 .534 .953
2008 23 AA CAR 28 126 113 16 32 8 7 0 1 14 7 3 12 19 0 0 1 .283 .357 .372 .729
2008 23 AA CAR 132 565 483 83 144 44 32 5 7 74 34 10 67 65 2 1 12 .298 .396 .429 .825
2009 24 AAA NEW 25 110 96 21 33 13 9 1 3 22 9 1 12 10 0 1 1 .344 .418 .552 .970
2009 24 MAJ FLA 128 565 504 84 162 46 31 6 9 47 8 5 53 77 3 1 4 .321 .390 .460 .850
2010 25 MAJ FLA 91 400 358 60 96 28 20 3 5 28 10 3 33 84 3 2 4 .268 .335 .383 .718
2011 26 A+ JUP 10 41 35 4 12 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 5 5 0 1 0 .343 .415 .371 .786
2011 26 AA JAC 5 23 19 3 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 .211 .348 .263 .611
2011 26 AAA NEW 15 68 53 11 13 5 4 0 1 7 3 1 8 5 1 3 3 .245 .358 .377 .735
2011 26 MAJ FLA 65 298 269 33 62 26 20 1 5 22 7 6 22 49 1 2 4 .230 .296 .368 .664
2012 27 AAA NEW 84 368 317 42 90 31 21 3 7 31 10 2 46 44 0 3 2 .284 .375 .435 .810
2012 27 MAJ MIA 39 105 93 10 13 2 1 0 1 10 0 2 9 12 1 2 0 .140 .212 .183 .395
2013 28 A+ JUP 9 28 27 1 5 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 .185 .214 .259 .473
2013 28 AAA NEW 3 14 12 1 6 2 1 0 1 3 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 .500 .571 .833 1.404
2013 28 MAJ MIA 70 214 195 10 50 14 10 3 1 10 2 0 17 43 0 1 1 .256 .318 .354 .672
2014 29 AAA IOW 24 88 70 9 17 5 5 0 0 6 6 1 13 18 1 1 3 .243 .379 .314 .693
2014 29 MAJ CHC 100 334 297 37 81 32 21 5 6 31 5 4 32 59 3 1 1 .273 .344 .438 .782
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3-Year Averages     58 203 185 17 41 13 10 1 2 14 3 2 16 34 0 1 1 .222 .286 .319 .605
Career  (View All)     493 1,916 1,716 234 464 148 103 18 27 148 32 20 166 324 11 9 14 .270 .338 .399 .737

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Chris Coghlan 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. 31 @StL 4 0 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .344 .438 .782
Aug. 30 @StL 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .337 .433 .770
Aug. 30 @StL 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .338 .435 .773
Aug. 29 @StL 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .340 .438 .778
Aug. 28 @Cin 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .342 .438 .780
Aug. 27 @Cin 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .342 .441 .783
Aug. 26 @Cin 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .338 .440 .778
Aug. 24 Bal 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .337 .443 .780
Aug. 23 Bal 5 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .338 .442 .780
Aug. 22 Bal 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .340 .439 .779
Aug. 21 SF 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .345 .446 .791
Aug. 20 SF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .346 .449 .795
Aug. 19 SF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .345 .449 .794
Aug. 18 @NYM 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .350 .456 .806
Aug. 17 @NYM 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .277 .351 .458 .809
Aug. 16 @NYM 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .353 .461 .814
Aug. 15 @NYM 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .358 .469 .827
Aug. 14 Mil 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .360 .475 .835
Aug. 13 Mil 4 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .291 .365 .483 .848
Aug. 12 Mil 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .359 .470 .829
Aug. 11 Mil 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .365 .478 .843
Aug. 10 TB 5 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .367 .477 .844
Aug. 9 TB 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .290 .370 .475 .845
Aug. 8 TB 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .376 .484 .860
Aug. 7 @Col 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .298 .380 .490 .870
Aug. 6 @Col 3 1 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .302 .382 .498 .880
Aug. 5 @Col 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .371 .475 .846
Aug. 3 @LAD 3 2 2 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .368 .475 .843
Aug. 2 @LAD 6 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .359 .452 .811
Aug. 1 @LAD 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .285 .359 .451 .810
Last 7 Days 24 2 8 1 0 0 5 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .429 .375 .804
Last 14 Days 48 3 12 2 1 0 8 4 10 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .308 .333 .641
Last 30 Days 109 9 28 8 3 1 14 10 22 1 2 0 0 0 .257 .319 .413 .732

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Chris Coghlan: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 78 76 4 1
2013 1 8 39 18 17 4 1
2012 32 21 13 2
2011 65 65
2010 90 90
2009 1 123 123

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Chris Coghlan Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20146982103.275.420.795
2013271010.333.481.861
2012202000.050.050.186

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014228294212.272.443.778
20131689192.244.333.641
20127381100.164.219.451

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014145143153.255.428.753
20131017051.307.396.765
2012646180.109.156.337

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014152233162.289.447.810
2013943151.202.309.571
2012294020.207.241.523
Chris Coghlan 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 22 A JUP 145 130 10.3% 13.1% 0.79 85% .220 .131
2007 22 A GRE 352 305 13.4% 12.2% 1.09 86% .353 .209
2008 23 AA CAR 126 113 9.5% 15.1% 0.63 83% .333 .089
2008 23 AA CAR 565 483 11.9% 11.5% 1.03 87% .333 .131
2009 24 AAA NEW 110 96 10.9% 9.1% 1.20 90% .361 .208
2009 24 MAJ FLA 565 504 9.4% 13.6% 0.69 85% .366 .139
2010 25 MAJ FLA 400 358 8.3% 21% 0.39 77% .338 .115
2011 26 A+ JUP 41 35 12.2% 12.2% 1.00 86% .400 .028
2011 26 AA JAC 23 19 17.4% 4.3% 4.00 95% .222 .052
2011 26 AAA NEW 68 53 11.8% 7.4% 1.60 91% .255 .132
2011 26 MAJ FLA 298 269 7.4% 16.4% 0.45 82% .265 .138
2012 27 AAA NEW 368 317 12.5% 12% 1.05 86% .312 .151
2012 27 MAJ MIA 105 93 8.6% 11.4% 0.75 87% .150 .043
2013 28 A+ JUP 28 27 3.6% 21.4% 0.17 78% .238 .074
2013 28 AAA NEW 14 12 14.3% 0% 0.00 100% .455 .333
2013 28 MAJ MIA 214 195 7.9% 20.1% 0.40 78% .325 .098
2014 29 AAA IOW 88 70 14.8% 20.5% 0.72 74% .327 .071
2014 29 MAJ CHC 334 297 9.6% 17.7% 0.54 80% .323 .165
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3-Year Averages     203 185 7.9% 16.7% 0.47 82% .262 .097
Career     1,916 1,716 8.7% 16.9% 0.51 81% .320 .129

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2014 Stat Review for Chris Coghlan    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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.273 AVG
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80% Contact Rate
AVERAGE
.323 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.438 SLG
GOOD
.165 ISO
GOOD
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.54 BB/K
GOOD
9.6% BB Rate
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17.7% K Rate
AVERAGE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.782 OPS
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.344 OBP
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Chris Coghlan: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Coghlan is out of the lineup for the second game of Thursday's doubleheader.

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Coghlan is dealing with a sore left toe, MLB.com's Carrie Muskat reports.

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Coghlan is out of the lineup Monday against the Mets.

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Coghlan provided all the offense for the Cubs on Monday, driving home Chicago's only run in the eighth inning.

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Coghlan is out of the lineup Tuesday versus Colorado.

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Coghlan had a great day at the plate against the Dodgers on Sunday, going 2-for-3 with a homer, a double and two walks.

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Coghlan led the majors with a .376 batting average in July.

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Coghlan hit a single and double, while driving in a run Friday.

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Coghlan hit a solo home run off Johnny Cueto on Tuesday, his third of the season.

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Coghlan is out of the lineup Sunday against the Nationals, MLB.com's Carrie Muskat reports.

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Coghlan went 2-for-3 with a home run, a triple, an RBI and a run scored.

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Coghlan led off and went 1-for-4 against the Phillies on Friday.

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Coghlan came into Thursday game when Emilio Bonifacio got hurt, but he probably won't see much of an uptick in playing time as a result of the injury, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.

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2014

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2013

Coghlan put up a pathetic .140/.212/.394 line over his first 93 at-bats prior to being relegated to Triple-A in mid June. The 26-year-old held his own at Triple-A, batting .284 with a solid .375 OBP in 317 minor league at-bats and flashing some of the upside he put on display during his 2009 Rookie of the Year campaign. With below-average power and speed, Coghlan's best asset is his solid batting eye (117:222 BB:K) and ability to hit for average, but the batting average has been slipping since that stellar rookie season. In three injury-plagued seasons since 2009, the outfielder has batted just .238 in 720 major league at-bats with a .656 OPS over that time. Perhaps the Marlins will give him another look as part of their latest rebuilding effort, but he'll need to impress to secure his roster spot.

2012

Coghlan's transition to center field last season was a total disaster. He never seemed comfortable defensively and had a miserable season at the plate when he managed to stay healthy. Things were no better for Coghlan at Triple-A, and just two seasons after winning the NL Rookie of the Year award there's now no apparent room for him on the Marlins' major league roster. He may need a trade to get his career back on track, but his sub-.400 slugging percentage each of the last two seasons points to rapidly diminishing upside.

2011

The sophomore jinx hit Coghlan hard. His walk rate dropped, his strikeout rate shot up and then to cap it off he tore his MCL in July while delivering a shaving cream pie to Wes Helms' face following Helms' walk-off hit. On the bright side his BABIP and line-drive rate stayed strong, which points to better offensive days ahead, but a discussed move to center field could open him up to further injury if he proves to be overmatched defensively. The Marlins have holes at second base and third base too, though, spots that would be much better fits for Coghlan's skills. If he gets back on track, and on base with the frequency he did as a rookie, he could score a lot of runs hitting ahead of Hanley Ramirez and Mike Stanton.

2010

After a hot start at Triple-A, Coghlan was called up to the majors and quickly took over the starting left-field and leadoff jobs. His ridiculous hitting at the end of the year (.388 batting average over August and September, and he led the majors in hits in the second half) won him the NL Rookie of the Year award, but it's his solid walk rate and all-around skill set that will keep him at the top of the Marlins' batting order. He could shift to second base (his main position in the minors) if Dan Uggla gets penny-pinched out of town, which would give him some extra multi-position value. His fantasy numbers don't look especially impressive, but there's still some upside here even if his batting average returns to a more sustainable .280 or so, and Coghlan could be the kind of player who gets undervalued by the "smart" crowd who expect him to be overvalued based on his Rookie of the Year status.

2009

Coglan's power took a dip at Double-A in 2008, but his patience and speed still mark him as the Marlins' second baseman of the future. That future will be a lot clearer once Dan Uggla's contract status gets decided; if the Marlins sign Uggla to a long-term deal there'll be no room for Coglan, but a one-year deal through arbitration sends a signal that 2010 could be Coglan's year to step forward.

2008

He showed a very nice blend of gap power, speed and patience in Low-A but struggled after a promotion, and at 22 could hardly be considered young for Low-A. If he takes another step forward in 2008 he could end up being a candidate to replace Miguel Cabrera at third base, but the Marlins have also experimented with him at second so his eventual future position is still up in the air. A lot will depend on whether he can start turning some of his doubles into home runs at higher levels.

2007

Coghlan, a supplemental first round pick last year, didn't exactly dispel notions that he could have trouble hitting for power as a pro, collecting just six extra base hits and no home runs in 94 at bats in the New York-Penn League. More encouraging were his 13/10 BB/K ratio and .298 batting average, but he needs to start hitting with more authority before he'll move up the prospect ladder.