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Jonathan Herrera

30-Year-Old Shortstop – Chicago Cubs

2014 Stats

AVG

.233

HR

0

RBI

9

R

10

SB

1

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Herrera filled his familiar infield super-sub role for the Rockies in 2013, seeing his biggest spike in playing time in June and July when Troy Tulowitzki was sidelined with a rib injury. Although he ...

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: NO   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 9"   WT: 180   DOB: 11/3/1984   BORN: Maracaibo, Venezuela   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed to a minor league deal with the Cubs in December 2014.

December 7, 2014  –  Jonathan Herrera News

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Herrera signed with the Cubs on a minor league deal, CBS Sports reports.

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Jonathan Herrera 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 21 A A 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2007 22 AA TUL 131 573 509 65 131 31 24 4 3 40 18 12 36 68 17 3 8 .257 .315 .338 .653
2008 23 AAA COL 66 250 226 40 70 10 7 0 3 31 15 2 19 30 2 1 2 .310 .367 .381 .748
2008 23 MAJ COL 28 66 61 5 14 2 1 1 0 3 1 1 4 10 1 0 0 .230 .277 .279 .556
2009 24 AAA COL 119 450 381 63 102 18 11 5 2 33 16 5 49 51 14 3 3 .268 .353 .339 .692
2010 25 AAA COL 58 260 222 30 58 9 6 1 2 17 3 3 27 29 7 3 1 .261 .340 .324 .664
2010 25 MAJ COL 76 257 222 34 63 9 6 2 1 21 2 2 25 36 7 3 0 .284 .352 .342 .694
2011 26 MAJ COL 104 320 281 28 68 9 5 1 3 14 4 4 28 40 10 0 1 .242 .313 .299 .612
2012 27 AA TUL 5 19 17 2 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .176 .176 .353 .529
2012 27 AAA COL 4 12 12 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .167 .167 .250 .417
2012 27 MAJ COL 86 250 225 29 59 13 9 1 3 12 4 1 16 39 7 0 2 .262 .317 .351 .668
2013 28 MAJ COL 81 215 195 16 57 10 7 2 1 16 3 2 14 24 4 2 0 .292 .336 .364 .700
2014 29 AAA PAW 13 61 55 11 17 3 2 1 0 4 1 1 4 11 1 1 0 .309 .350 .382 .732
2014 29 MAJ BOS 42 104 90 10 21 3 1 2 0 9 1 3 7 24 3 1 3 .233 .307 .289 .596
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3-Year Averages     90 260 233 24 61 10 7 1 2 14 3 2 19 34 7 0 1 .262 .320 .326 .646
Career  (View All)     417 1,212 1,074 122 282 46 29 9 8 75 15 13 94 173 32 6 6 .263 .324 .329 .652

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

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Jonathan Herrera 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 @Mil Did not play.
Sep. 27 @Mil Did not play.
Sep. 26 @Mil Did not play.
Sep. 24 StL Did not play.
Sep. 23 StL Did not play.
Sep. 22 StL Did not play.
Sep. 21 LAD Did not play.
Sep. 20 LAD Did not play.
Sep. 19 LAD Did not play.
Sep. 18 LAD Did not play.
Sep. 17 Cin Did not play.
Sep. 16 Cin Did not play.
Sep. 15 Cin Did not play.
Sep. 14 @Pit Did not play.
Sep. 13 @Pit Did not play.
Sep. 12 @Pit Did not play.
Sep. 10 @Tor Did not play.
Sep. 9 @Tor Did not play.
Sep. 8 @Tor Did not play.
Sep. 7 Pit Did not play.
Sep. 6 Pit Did not play.
Sep. 5 Pit Did not play.
Sep. 3 Mil Did not play.
Sep. 2 Mil Did not play.
Sep. 1 Mil Did not play.
Aug. 31 @StL Did not play.
Aug. 30 @StL Did not play.
Aug. 30 @StL Did not play.
Aug. 29 @StL Did not play.
Aug. 28 @Cin Did not play.
Last 7 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000

Jonathan Herrera: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 1 9 14 16 2
2013 22 5 42 2 2
2012 19 13 42
2011 62 9 21
2010 57 16 7

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Jonathan Herrera Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014364041.250.278.595
2013503121.220.300.564
2012527261.231.365.638

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014546050.222.296.596
2013145130142.317.386.747
201217322163.272.347.677

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014397050.308.359.723
20131039062.291.359.713
20129416380.277.426.784

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014513041.176.235.498
20139271101.293.370.686
201213113044.252.298.582
Jonathan Herrera 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 21 A A 0% 0% 0.00 0% .000 .000
2007 22 AA TUL 573 509 6.3% 11.9% 0.53 87% .292 .081
2008 23 AAA COL 250 226 7.6% 12% 0.63 87% .347 .071
2008 23 MAJ COL 66 61 6.1% 15.2% 0.40 84% .275 .049
2009 24 AAA COL 450 381 10.9% 11.3% 0.96 87% .305 .071
2010 25 AAA COL 260 222 10.4% 11.2% 0.93 87% .293 .063
2010 25 MAJ COL 257 222 9.7% 14% 0.69 84% .335 .058
2011 26 MAJ COL 320 281 8.8% 12.5% 0.70 86% .273 .057
2012 27 AA TUL 19 17 0% 0% 0.00 100% .125 .177
2012 27 AAA COL 12 12 0% 8.3% 0.00 92% .182 .083
2012 27 MAJ COL 250 225 6.4% 15.6% 0.41 83% .306 .089
2013 28 MAJ COL 215 195 6.5% 11.2% 0.58 88% .329 .072
2014 29 AAA PAW 61 55 6.6% 18% 0.36 80% .386 .073
2014 29 MAJ BOS 104 90 6.7% 23.1% 0.29 73% .318 .056
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3-Year Averages     260 233 7.3% 13.1% 0.56 85% .299 .064
Career     1,212 1,074 7.8% 14.3% 0.54 84% .307 .066

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2014 Stat Review for Jonathan Herrera    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.233 AVG
POOR
73% Contact Rate
POOR
.318 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.289 SLG
TERRIBLE
.056 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.29 BB/K
POOR
6.7% BB Rate
WEAK
23.1% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

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.596 OPS
TERRIBLE
.307 OBP
WEAK

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Jonathan Herrera: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Herrera will become a free agent after declining his assignment to Triple-A Pawtucket on Monday.

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Herrera will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing surgery to remove bone chips from his elbow, CSN New England reports.

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Herrera was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket on Monday, Gordon Edes of ESPN Boston reports.

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Herrera is starting at shortstop and batting eighth Saturday against the Indians, The Boston Globe's Pete Abraham reports.

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Herrera started at shortstop in place of an injured Stephen Drew (oblique strain) on Monday. He went 0-for-2 with a walk in a loss to the Orioles.

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Herrera had two hits in four at-bats while filling in at shortstop for Stephen Drew in Friday night's loss to the Tigers. It was his second consecutive multi-hit game.

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Herrera was great Saturday while filling in for Dustin Pedroia (hand), going 3-for-4 with two runs and an RBI in a home victory over the Rays.

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Herrera filled in for Will Middlebrooks (hand) in Sunday's win over Texas. He went 0-for-3 and batted ninth in the order.

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Herrera started in place of a resting Xander Bogaerts in Wednesday night's win over the Reds. He went 1-for-2 with a run scored before getting lifted for a pinch-hitter in the eighth inning.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Herrera served primarily as a late-inning defensive replacement last season, but any sort of excitement about his multi-position eligibility was subdued by his limited home run and stolen base totals, especially considering both actually tied career-highs. At this stage in his career, Herrera's value is exclusively tied to his glove, which is not entirely a bad thing on a team with the worst pitching staff in baseball last season. Because of the below average defensive ability of Jordan Pacheco at third base and Chris Nelson at both spots on the left side of the infield, Herrera should contend for a utility spot to open the season, but will not see many at-bats unless injury strikes.

2012

A switch-hitting middle-infielder, Herrera has limited upside due in large part of his lack of power and stolen bases between Triple-A and Colorado over the last two seasons. His versatility should help him stick on the roster when Opening Day rolls around, but Herrera has never slugged .400 at a minor league level or stolen 20 bases in a season before. With the Rockies' second-base spot in flux again at press time, he could force his way into the mix with a strong spring, but that skill set doesn't portend much value outside of deep NL-only leagues despite the fact that he'll carry shortstop eligibility in many leagues.

2011

Troy Tulowitzki's wrist injury opened the door for Herrera to get playing time in 2010. With the help of a .330 BABIP, he posted a .284/.352/.342 batting line with 21 RBI and 34 runs in 222 at-bats. The rest of his time was spent in Triple-A Colorado Springs where he posted a .261/.340/.324 batting line with similar counting stats. Defensively, he can play at most spots, but middle infield is his primary home. Entering into his age 26 season, he offers little in the way of power or speed and will likely not see the field enough to warrant much fantasy consideration given the Rockies' depth up the middle.

2009

Herrera, long ago lapped by Troy Tulowitzki, was non-tendered in the offseason then signed to a minor-league deal. He might be better suited to the utility role than Clint Barmes thanks to better speed, contact ability and defense. Cheap steals play in a very deep league.

2008

A contact hitter with some pop and a lot of speed, Herrera spent 2007 at Double-A Tulsa. He struggled a little at the plate hitting .257/.315/.338 with 18 stolen bases in 30 attempts. He's only 22 and will likely start the season at Double-A again. At the major league level, Herrera is blocked by Troy Tulowitzki, so he maybe moved to second base with the Rockies looking at potential long-term solutions.

2007

The 5-9 Herrera gets overshadowed in a system that includes, among others, Troy Tulowitzki and Ian Stewart. In 2006, however, he made a bit of a name for himself with a solid season in the California League. Continuing that level of performance in Double-A could lead to a future as a utility man. His ability to play multiple positions helps his cause.