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Mark Reynolds

32-Year-Old First Baseman – St. Louis Cardinals

2015 Stats

AVG

.238

HR

12

RBI

43

R

31

SB

2

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Reynolds returned to the National League last season for the first time since 2010, and he had trouble with the new hurlers, hitting a career-low .196. Despite the low average, he still topped the 20 ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 220   DOB: 8/3/1983   BORN: Pikeville, KY   COLLEGE: Virginia   DRAFTED: 16th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Mark Reynolds Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $2 million contract with the Cardinals in December of 2014.

August 29, 2015  –  Mark Reynolds News

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Mark Reynolds 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 76 314 273 64 92 43 18 2 23 77 1 1 41 72 0 0 0 .337 .422 .670 1.092
2006 22 AA TEN 30 127 114 23 31 15 7 0 8 21 0 1 11 37 0 0 2 .272 .346 .544 .890
2007 23 AA MOB 37 155 134 28 41 17 9 2 6 22 2 1 20 32 0 1 0 .306 .394 .537 .931
2007 23 AA MOB 37 155 134 28 41 17 9 2 6 22 2 1 20 32 0 1 0 .306 .394 .537 .931
2007 23 MAJ ARI 111 414 366 62 102 41 20 4 17 62 0 1 37 129 1 5 5 .279 .349 .495 .843
2008 24 MAJ ARI 152 613 539 87 129 59 28 3 28 97 11 2 64 204 1 6 3 .239 .320 .458 .779
2009 25 MAJ ARI 155 662 578 98 150 75 30 1 44 102 24 9 76 223 0 3 5 .260 .349 .543 .892
2010 26 MAJ ARI 145 596 499 79 99 51 17 2 32 85 7 4 83 211 0 5 9 .198 .320 .433 .753
2011 27 MAJ BAL 155 620 534 84 118 65 27 1 37 86 6 4 75 196 0 4 7 .221 .323 .483 .806
2012 28 AA BOW 2 9 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 .143 .333 .143 .476
2012 28 MAJ BAL 135 538 457 65 101 49 26 0 23 69 1 3 73 159 0 2 6 .221 .335 .429 .764
2013 29 MAJ CLE 99 384 335 40 72 23 8 0 15 48 3 0 43 123 0 3 3 .215 .307 .373 .680
2013 29 MAJ NYY 36 120 110 15 26 12 6 0 6 19 0 1 8 31 0 0 2 .236 .300 .455 .755
2013  (Multiple Teams) 29 MAJ CLE/NYY 135 504 445 55 98 35 14 0 21 67 3 1 51 154 0 3 5 .220 .306 .393 .699
2014 30 MAJ MIL 130 433 378 47 74 31 9 0 22 45 5 1 47 122 1 4 3 .196 .287 .394 .681
2015 31 MAJ STL 114 379 340 31 81 32 18 2 12 43 2 3 35 106 0 2 2 .238 .311 .409 .720
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3-Year Averages     133 490 426 55 91 38 16 0 22 60 3 1 57 145 0 3 4 .214 .310 .406 .716
Career  (View All)     1232 4,759 4,136 608 952 438 189 13 236 656 59 28 541 1,504 3 34 45 .230 .323 .453 .777

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Mark Reynolds 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 Was 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .311 .409 .720
Aug. 30 @SF 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .309 .408 .717
Aug. 29 @SF Did not play.
Aug. 28 @SF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .310 .401 .711
Aug. 27 @Ari 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .310 .401 .711
Aug. 26 @Ari 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .309 .401 .710
Aug. 25 @Ari 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .307 .392 .699
Aug. 24 @Ari 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .305 .394 .699
Aug. 23 @SD 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .306 .396 .702
Aug. 22 @SD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .228 .304 .388 .692
Aug. 21 @SD 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .231 .307 .393 .700
Aug. 19 SF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .305 .388 .693
Aug. 18 SF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .303 .389 .692
Aug. 17 SF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .228 .305 .393 .698
Aug. 16 Mia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .306 .397 .703
Aug. 15 Mia 4 2 2 1 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .310 .402 .712
Aug. 14 Mia 3 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .230 .307 .387 .694
Aug. 13 Pit 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .304 .380 .684
Aug. 12 Pit 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .305 .382 .687
Aug. 11 Pit 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .303 .379 .682
Aug. 9 @Mil 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .304 .381 .685
Aug. 8 @Mil 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .304 .383 .687
Aug. 7 @Mil Did not play.
Aug. 6 @Cin Did not play.
Aug. 5 @Cin 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .302 .380 .682
Aug. 4 @Cin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .304 .382 .686
Aug. 2 Col 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .305 .384 .689
Aug. 1 Col 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .305 .384 .689
Jul. 31 Col Did not play.
Jul. 30 Col 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .306 .386 .692
Last 7 Days 20 3 7 0 0 2 3 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 .350 .409 .650 1.059
Last 14 Days 45 5 13 3 0 2 4 4 9 0 1 0 0 2 .289 .347 .489 .836
Last 30 Days 76 9 21 6 0 3 8 5 17 0 2 0 0 2 .276 .321 .474 .795

Mark Reynolds: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 83 12 6 5 1 3
2014 91 42 3 3
2013 65 2 54 19
2012 108 15 12
2011 44 114
2010 5 142
2009 28 130

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Mark Reynolds Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201593114101.215.430.741
20149812364.173.296.573
2013160188301.225.406.725

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015239187311.243.389.699
20142803519391.204.429.719
20132853713372.218.386.684

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015159104211.233.352.643
2014180249181.167.333.591
2013208279292.202.370.661

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015173197201.237.445.772
20141982313274.222.449.764
20132372812381.236.414.732
Mark Reynolds 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 314 273 13.1% 22.9% 0.57 74% .388 .333
2006 22 AA TEN 127 114 8.7% 29.1% 0.30 68% .333 .272
2007 23 AA MOB 155 134 12.9% 20.6% 0.63 76% .365 .231
2007 23 AA MOB 155 134 12.9% 20.6% 0.63 76% .365 .231
2007 23 MAJ ARI 414 366 8.9% 31.2% 0.29 65% .386 .216
2008 24 MAJ ARI 613 539 10.4% 33.3% 0.31 62% .329 .219
2009 25 MAJ ARI 662 578 11.5% 33.7% 0.34 61% .341 .283
2010 26 MAJ ARI 596 499 13.9% 35.4% 0.39 58% .262 .235
2011 27 MAJ BAL 620 534 12.1% 31.6% 0.38 63% .269 .262
2012 28 AA BOW 9 7 22.2% 44.4% 0.50 43% .333 .000
2012 28 MAJ BAL 538 457 13.6% 29.6% 0.46 65% .284 .208
2013 29 MAJ CLE 384 335 11.2% 32% 0.35 63% .289 .158
2013 29 MAJ NYY 120 110 6.7% 25.8% 0.26 72% .274 .219
2013  (Multiple Teams) 29 MAJ CLE/NYY 504 445 10.1% 30.6% 0.33 65% .285 .173
2014 30 MAJ MIL 433 378 10.9% 28.2% 0.39 68% .222 .198
2015 31 MAJ STL 379 340 9.2% 28% 0.33 69% .311 .171
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3-Year Averages     490 426 11.6% 29.6% 0.39 66% .266 .192
Career     4,759 4,136 11.4% 31.6% 0.36 64% .299 .223

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2015 Stat Review for Mark Reynolds    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.238 AVG
POOR
69% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.311 BABIP
AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.409 SLG
AVERAGE
.171 ISO
GOOD
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.33 BB/K
WEAK
9.2% BB Rate
GOOD
28.0% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.720 OPS
AVERAGE
.311 OBP
WEAK

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Mark Reynolds: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Reynolds walked and hit his 11th home run of the season in three plate appearances on Wednesday against the Diamondbacks.

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Reynolds went 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored in a 9-3 loss to San Diego on Friday.

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Reynolds will make his third consecutive start at first base in Sunday's game against the Marlins.

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Reynolds went 2-for-4 with a three-run homer and two runs scored in a win over Miami on Saturday.

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Reynolds went 2-for-3 with a double, an RBI, and a run scored in a 3-1 win over Miami on Friday. He was also caught stealing.

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Reynolds is out of the Cardinals' lineup Thursday against the Royals.

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Reynolds went 2-for-6 with a pair of solo home runs at Pittsburgh on Saturday.

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Reynolds is back in the lineup Saturday against the Pirates.

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Reynolds is out of Friday's lineup against the Pirates.

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Reynolds is out of the lineup Sunday against the Padres.

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Reynolds is not in the starting lineup Friday against the Padres.

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Reynolds is out of the lineup Sunday against the Cubs.

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Reynolds is out of the lineup Saturday against the Cubs.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

Reynolds was another of general manager Brian Cashman's scrap-heap acquisitions in 2014, and he did things typical of his career norms upon coming to the Yankees, hitting six homers in 110 at-bats, but striking out 35 times. Power is hard to come by, so Reynolds could be worth a look if he latches on somewhere where he can get consistent playing time in a park that plays to his strengths as a hitter, but the contact issues are very problematic and will continue to make him a liability in the batting average department.

2013

Reynolds fell out of favor during a horrid April in which he struck out 30 times in 63 at-bats and failed to field cleanly at third base. A move to first base cured his defensive woes and Reynolds rallied with 16 of his 23 home runs coming in the second half. He is still a strikeout machine, but Reynolds improved his walk rate from 12.1 percent to 13.6 percent and cut his strikeout rate from 31.6 percent to 29.6 percent from 2011 to 2012. This has not helped his average much, as his BABIP in two seasons for the Orioles is in the .270s, well below the league average and a far cry from his first three seasons with the Diamondbacks. Unable to reach a deal with the Orioles, Reynolds signed a one-year, $6 million deal with the Indians in December to serve as the Tribe's regular first baseman and provide some much-needed right-handed power in the Cleveland lineup.

2012

Reynolds does one thing, and he does it very well: power. The third baseman socked 30 home runs for the third straight year, checking in at 37 in a very down offensive year for third basemen. Unfortunately, all that swinging for the fences yields loads of strikeouts (31.6 percent of his at-bats), and all those strikeouts severely limit his batting average. He finished at .221 in 2011, just 17 points below his career mark. Look for more of the same in 2012 - great power numbers, but with an almost certain drain in the batting average category.

2011

Reynolds failed to break his own single-season strikeout record (223), but he eclipsed the 200-whiff mark for the third consecutive season while hacking his way to a .198 average thanks to a 58 percent contact rate and surprisingly low .262 BABIP. Fortunately, there is at least some silver lining in that he was playing hurt throughout the season as a lingering quad injury, hand and wrist ailments, as well a concussion limited him at various points last season. We have to think that the leg injury in particular limited his prowess on the basepaths, especially since five of his seven steals came before the All-Star break. Traded to Baltimore during the offseason, Reynolds should continue to collect everyday at-bats in a good hitter's park, making him a 40-homer threat and likely one that will come at a discount on draft day given the batting average risk he presents.

2010

Reynolds swatted a career-high 44 homers in what turned out to be one of the league's most impressive breakout performances last season. Few players in baseball have the ability to match his raw power, but that comes at the expense of a lot of strikeouts as Reynolds whiffed an MLB-record 223 times in 2009. Among qualified hitters, Reynolds' 61 percent contact rate was the worst by a significant margin, so his average could slide back into the .240 range if he doesn't improve his approach. Further, it's unlikely that he'll be given the constant green light en route to another 20-plus steals, after a surprising 24-swipe effort last season. Fortunately, Reynolds is just 26 years old, so slight improvement isn't out of the question, but there's a lot of risk here for what you'll need to pay for him on draft day.

2009

Reynolds finished the 2008 season with a .239/.320/.458 line along with 28 homers and 97 RBI in 539 at-bats. He became more active on the basepaths, finishing with 11 stolen bases after going without a steal as a rookie in 2007. The D-Backs are considering moving Reynolds to second base in 2009, which would significantly boost his fantasy value -- think Dan Uggla territory -- if that switch comes to fruition. His low average doesn't appear to be going away anytime soon, however, as Reynolds set the major league strikeout record in 2008 by whiffing once in every 2.64 at-bats. Even in leagues that utilize on-base percentage rather than batting average, Reynolds is a risky proposition, but his .329 BABIP was the lowest of any season during his professional career, so he's shouldn't be as much of a liability in those areas going forward.

2008

Reynolds seized his opportunity to get regular at-bats with Chad Tracy in and out of the lineup with various ailments last season. Bouts of inconsistency had those on the bandwagon tearing their hair out at times, but the end results weren't bad for a 23-year-old rookie. The greatest problem in his skill set right now is the apparent hole in his lumber, as Reynolds fanned 129 times in 366 big-league at-bats (2.8 AB/K). We're not advocates of relying on a .386 BABIP number either, but there's not too much disparity between that and Reynolds' totals in the minors. Given his power and the possibility of a move to second base down the road, tread with cautious optimism on draft day and hope that he begins to make more contact.