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Brennan Boesch

29-Year-Old Outfielder – Los Angeles Angels

2014 Stats

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.333

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1

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

There was no outlook written for Brennan Boesch in 2014. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.

LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 235   DOB: 4/12/1985   BORN: Santa Monica, CA   COLLEGE: California   DRAFTED: 3rd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Brennan Boesch Contract Information:

Signed a minor league deal with the Angels in January 2014, which included an invitation to spring training. Deal will be worth $800,000 if he makes the MLB team out of camp.

April 16, 2014  –  Brennan Boesch News

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Boesch was called up from Triple-A Salt Lake on Wednesday, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports.

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Brennan Boesch 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 Wes 126 536 513 52 137 33 19 4 10 86 15 4 23 81 0 0 0 .267 .297 .378 .675
2008 23 A Lak 111 458 417 46 104 32 17 8 7 64 3 5 36 90 0 5 0 .249 .310 .379 .689
2009 24 AA ERI 130 567 523 89 144 61 26 7 28 93 11 2 33 125 1 7 3 .275 .318 .512 .830
2010 25 AAA Tol 15 66 58 6 22 7 3 1 3 16 2 1 4 17 0 0 4 .379 .455 .621 1.076
2010 25 MAJ DET 133 512 464 49 119 43 26 3 14 67 7 1 40 99 0 3 5 .256 .320 .416 .736
2011 26 MAJ DET 115 472 428 75 121 42 25 1 16 54 5 3 35 83 0 4 5 .283 .341 .458 .799
2012 27 MAJ DET 132 503 470 52 113 36 22 2 12 54 6 3 26 104 0 2 5 .240 .286 .372 .658
2013 28 AAA Scr 8 37 30 6 6 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 7 8 0 0 0 .200 .351 .267 .618
2013 28 MAJ NYY 23 53 51 6 14 6 2 1 3 8 0 0 2 9 0 0 0 .275 .302 .529 .831
2014 29 AAA Sal 13 52 48 5 12 5 1 2 2 9 1 0 4 20 0 0 0 .250 .308 .479 .787
2014 29 MAJ LAA 2 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .666
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Brennan Boesch
3-Year Averages MAJ   90 342 316 44 82 27 16 1 10 38 3 2 21 65 0 2 3 .259 .310 .411 .721
Career  (View All) MAJ   405 1543 1416 182 368 127 75 7 45 183 19 7 103 295 0 9 15 .260 .315 .418 .733

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Brennan Boesch 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. 18 @Det 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .666
Apr. 16 Oak 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Apr. 15 Oak Did not play.
Apr. 14 Oak Did not play.
Apr. 13 NYM Did not play.
Apr. 12 NYM Did not play.
Apr. 11 NYM Did not play.
Apr. 9 @Sea Did not play.
Apr. 8 @Sea Did not play.
Apr. 7 @Hou Did not play.
Apr. 6 @Hou Did not play.
Apr. 5 @Hou Did not play.
Apr. 4 @Hou Did not play.
Apr. 2 Sea Did not play.
Apr. 1 Sea Did not play.
Mar. 31 Sea Did not play.
Last 7 Days 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .666
Last 14 Days 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .666
Last 30 Days 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .666

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Brennan Boesch: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 3 3
2013 15 15 3
2012 121 121 9
2011 101 57 51 10
2010 118 44 79 14

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Brennan Boesch Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013122000.250.333.641
2012126112140.230.333.625
2011106111141.302.396.752

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013394380.282.590.890
20123444110406.244.387.671
20113226415404.276.478.814

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013274240.296.556.900
2012238269341.227.382.651
2011218409244.289.486.833

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013242140.250.500.750
2012232263205.254.362.666
2011210357301.276.429.763
Brennan Boesch 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 Wes 536 513 4.3% 15.1% 0.28 84% .301 .111
2008 23 A Lak 458 417 7.9% 19.7% 0.40 78% .303 .130
2009 24 AA ERI 567 523 5.8% 22% 0.26 76% .314 .237
2010 25 AAA Tol 66 58 6.1% 25.8% 0.24 71% .500 .242
2010 25 MAJ DET 512 464 7.8% 19.3% 0.40 79% .299 .160
2011 26 MAJ DET 472 428 7.4% 17.6% 0.42 81% .319 .175
2012 27 MAJ DET 503 470 5.2% 20.7% 0.25 78% .285 .132
2013 28 AAA Scr 37 30 18.9% 21.6% 0.88 73% .273 .067
2013 28 MAJ NYY 53 51 3.8% 17% 0.22 82% .282 .254
2014 29 AAA Sal 52 48 7.7% 38.5% 0.20 58% .385 .229
2014 29 MAJ LAA 3 3 0% 0% 0.00 100% .333 .000
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Brennan Boesch
3-Year Averages MAJ   342 316 6.1% 19% 0.32 79% .299 .152
Career MAJ   1543 1416 6.7% 19.1% 0.35 79% .300 .158

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2014 Stat Review for Brennan Boesch    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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.333 AVG
ELITE
100% Contact Rate
ELITE
.333 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.333 SLG
TERRIBLE
.000 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.00 BB/K
TERRIBLE
0.0% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
0.0% K Rate
ELITE
OPS/OBP

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.666 OPS
POOR
.333 OBP
AVERAGE

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Career Batter vs. Pitcher Stats    (View All Matchup Data)

Best Matchups for Brennan Boesch (by OPS, min 4 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Aaron Crow KC 4 2 1 3 0 0 0 .500 1.250 1.750
Jesse Crain HOU 5 2 1 3 0 2 0 .400 1.200 1.600
Lucas Harrell HOU 6 4 0 1 2 0 0 .667 .833 1.583
Doug Fister WAS 15 8 1 3 1 0 0 .533 .867 1.429
Joel Pineiro CHI-N 7 3 1 5 1 0 0 .429 .857 1.357
Phil Humber OAK 9 3 2 4 0 2 0 .333 1.000 1.333
Chris Sale CHI-A 8 2 2 4 1 5 0 .250 1.000 1.333
C.J. Wilson ANA 6 3 0 3 0 2 0 .500 .833 1.333
Anthony Swarzak MIN 6 3 0 1 0 0 0 .500 .833 1.333
Bartolo Colon NY-N 6 2 1 4 0 0 0 .333 1.000 1.286

Worst Matchups for Brennan Boesch (by OPS, min 4 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Chris Perez LA 9 0 0 1 0 3 1 .000 .000 .000
Scott Feldman HOU 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Dan Haren LA 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Shaun Marcum CLE 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Brett Cecil TOR 6 0 0 0 0 3 0 .000 .000 .000
Jonathan Sanchez CHI-N 5 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000
Brandon Morrow TOR 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 .000 .000 .000
Louis Coleman KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Brandon League LA 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000
Glen Perkins MIN 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000

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Brennan Boesch: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Boesch was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake on Saturday, Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com reports.

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Boesch went 1-for-3 with a home run in a Cactus League game against the A's on Wednesday.

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Boesch (shoulder) signed a minor league deal with the Angels on Tuesday, which includes an invitation to spring training, the Los Angeles Times reports.

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Boesch (shoulder) was unconditionally released by the Yankees on Friday, MLive.com reports.

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Boesch was removed from Wednesday's Triple-A game with shoulder tightness, the Scranton Times-Tribune's Donnie Collins reports.

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Boesch will see time at first base during his stay at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, the Newark Star-Ledger reports.
Boesch was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Monday, according to the New York Daily News.

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Boesch notched a double as a ninth-inning pinch hitter in the Yankees' extra-inning win over the Rays on Saturday.

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Boesch was recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, MLB.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

There was no outlook written for Brennan Boesch.

2013

The shine on Boesch's once-promising future faded significantly last season. Originally pegged as a breakout candidate due to a cushy everyday spot as the Tigers' No. 2 hitter ahead of Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder, Boesch failed to seize the opportunity and was eventually relegated to part-time duty by season's end. The 27-year-old outfielder hit just .240 with 12 homers and 54 RBI in 470 at-bats. He was particularly bad against lefties, which used to be a strength for the left-handed hitting Boesch, slashing just .230/.292/.333 in 126 at-bats. The Tigers have publicly said they are not giving up on Boesch, but his role with the team is very much up in the air. With Austin Jackson, Torii Hunter, Andy Dirks and Avisail Garcia all ahead of him on the depth chart, Boesch will have to impress in spring training to earn more than a bench role come Opening Day. There's also a possibility Boesch could be traded, which would likely open up more playing time and give him an opportunity to bounce back.

2012

In 2011, Boesch shrugged off his second-half slump during his rookie season to establish himself as a legitimate everyday option for the Tigers. The 27-year-old outfielder hit .283 with 16 home runs, 54 RBI and 75 runs in 428 at-bats. He also showed improvements on defense, raising his fielding percentage from .957 as a rookie to .985 last year. If it weren’t for a thumb injury derailing the final two months of the season, Boesch would have approached 600 at-bats. He underwent surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb and should be back to full strength well before spring training. With renewed health, improved defense and steady growth at the plate, Boesch is once again poised to take on a big role in the Tigers outfield.

2011

Boesch's 2010 season was a tale of two halves. Prior to the All-Star break, the 26-year-old made a push to be included in the Mid-Summer Classic, hitting .342 with 12 homers and 49 RBI in 243 at-bats. After the break, Boesch struggled to the tune of .163/.237/.222 in 221 at-bats. Boesch also had problems with his glove, finishing with the lowest fielding percentage (.957) of any outfielder in the majors with at least 100 starts. His second-half swoon at the dish and struggles in the field have left Boesch's role for 2011 in question. With the re-signing of Magglio Ordonez, Boesch will be relegated to fourth outfielder, at best. The young left-handed slugger showed enough potential in the first half of the 2010 season to warrant a look in deep formats and keeper leagues, but the reduced playing time entering the 2011 season should be enough to hold off on selecting him in shallower formats.

2010

Boesch burst onto the scene in 2009, leading the Eastern League in home runs (28), extra-base hits (61) and total bases (269). The one area where Boesch needs to display some improvement is in his judgment of the strike zone – he struck out a whopping 127 times compared to just 33 walks. The tall lefty (6-foot-5, 185 pounds) was promoted to the 40-man roster in November, but he’ll probably spend most of his time honing his batting eye and defensive skills with Triple-A Toledo in 2010.