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J.P. Arencibia

28-Year-Old Catcher – Texas Rangers

2014 Stats

AVG

.166

HR

8

RBI

31

R

17

SB

0

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Arencibia's walk rate (3.6%) declined for the second straight year in 2013, as he stumbled to a hideous .194/.227/.365 line. While he still has excellent power at a premium position, Arencibia is othe...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 202   DOB: 1/5/1986   BORN: Miami, FL   COLLEGE: Tennessee   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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J.P. Arencibia Contract Information:

Signed a one-year contract with the Rangers in December 2013.

September 1, 2014  –  J.P. Arencibia News

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Arencibia has played in just 10 of the last 17 games and figures to continue to lose playing time at the expense of younger players like Ryan Rua, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

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J.P. Arencibia 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 21 A AUB 63 242 228 31 58 21 17 1 3 25 0 0 14 56 0 0 0 .254 .309 .377 .686
2008 22 A DUN 59 261 248 38 78 35 22 0 13 62 0 0 11 46 0 2 0 .315 .344 .560 .904
2008 22 AA NEW 67 275 262 32 74 28 14 0 14 43 0 0 7 55 0 4 2 .282 .302 .496 .798
2009 23 AAA LAS 116 500 466 67 110 54 32 1 21 75 0 1 26 114 0 2 6 .236 .284 .444 .728
2010 24 AAA LAS 104 459 412 76 124 69 36 1 32 85 0 0 38 85 0 6 3 .301 .359 .626 .985
2010 24 MAJ TOR 11 37 35 3 5 3 1 0 2 4 0 0 2 11 0 0 0 .143 .189 .343 .532
2011 25 MAJ TOR 129 486 443 47 97 47 20 4 23 78 1 1 36 133 0 3 4 .219 .282 .438 .720
2012 26 A+ DUN 1 6 5 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .200 .333 .400 .733
2012 26 MAJ TOR 102 372 347 45 81 34 16 0 18 56 1 0 18 108 1 3 3 .233 .275 .435 .710
2013 27 MAJ TOR 138 497 474 45 92 39 18 0 21 55 0 2 18 148 0 2 3 .194 .227 .365 .592
2014 28 AAA ROU 48 203 190 31 53 22 8 0 14 41 1 0 10 53 0 1 2 .279 .320 .542 .862
2014 28 MAJ TEX 54 191 175 17 29 15 7 0 8 31 0 0 9 51 0 2 5 .166 .225 .343 .568
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3-Year Averages     123 450 421 45 90 39 18 1 20 63 0 1 24 129 0 2 3 .214 .260 .404 .664
Career  (View All)     434 1,583 1,474 157 304 138 62 4 72 224 2 3 83 451 1 10 15 .206 .254 .400 .654

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

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J.P. Arencibia 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. 2 @KC Did not play.
Sep. 1 @KC Did not play.
Aug. 31 @Hou 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .166 .225 .343 .568
Aug. 30 @Hou Did not play.
Aug. 29 @Hou Did not play.
Aug. 28 @Hou 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .170 .230 .351 .581
Aug. 27 @Sea Did not play.
Aug. 26 @Sea 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .174 .235 .359 .594
Aug. 25 @Sea 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .177 .239 .366 .605
Aug. 24 KC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .175 .239 .369 .608
Aug. 23 KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .173 .238 .372 .610
Aug. 22 KC Did not play.
Aug. 20 @Mia 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .178 .244 .382 .626
Aug. 19 @Mia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .244 .378 .622
Aug. 17 LAA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .239 .378 .617
Aug. 16 LAA 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .178 .242 .384 .626
Aug. 15 LAA Did not play.
Aug. 14 TB Did not play.
Aug. 13 TB Did not play.
Aug. 12 TB 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .175 .241 .385 .626
Aug. 11 TB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .181 .248 .399 .647
Aug. 10 @Hou 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .185 .253 .407 .660
Aug. 9 @Hou 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .191 .260 .420 .680
Aug. 8 @Hou 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .195 .261 .430 .691
Aug. 6 @CWS 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 .194 .261 .411 .672
Aug. 5 @CWS 5 1 3 1 0 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .198 .261 .421 .682
Aug. 4 @CWS Did not play.
Aug. 3 @Cle 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .181 .242 .379 .621
Aug. 2 @Cle 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .186 .242 .389 .631
Aug. 1 @Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 .182 .233 .391 .624
Last 7 Days 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Days 27 2 3 1 0 0 2 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .143 .148 .291
Last 30 Days 68 6 9 2 0 2 9 4 19 0 0 3 0 1 .132 .213 .250 .463

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J.P. Arencibia: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 20 21 10
2013 131 3
2012 94 4
2011 122 4
2010 8 3

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J.P. Arencibia Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201455104120.200.473.719
2013137105140.204.358.588
201290106170.244.500.774

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201412074190.150.283.499
20133373516410.190.368.594
20122573512391.230.412.688

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20147642160.158.276.474
20132362913320.242.462.732
2012162229250.210.432.686

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201499136150.172.394.639
2013238168230.147.269.454
2012185239311.254.438.731
J.P. Arencibia 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 21 A AUB 242 228 5.8% 23.1% 0.25 75% .325 .123
2008 22 A DUN 261 248 4.2% 17.6% 0.24 81% .344 .245
2008 22 AA NEW 275 262 2.5% 20% 0.13 79% .311 .214
2009 23 AAA LAS 500 466 5.2% 22.8% 0.23 76% .269 .208
2010 24 AAA LAS 459 412 8.3% 18.5% 0.45 79% .312 .325
2010 24 MAJ TOR 37 35 5.4% 29.7% 0.18 69% .136 .200
2011 25 MAJ TOR 486 443 7.4% 27.4% 0.27 70% .258 .219
2012 26 A+ DUN 6 5 16.7% 0% 0.00 100% .200 .200
2012 26 MAJ TOR 372 347 4.8% 29% 0.17 69% .285 .202
2013 27 MAJ TOR 497 474 3.6% 29.8% 0.12 69% .233 .171
2014 28 AAA ROU 203 190 4.9% 26.1% 0.19 72% .317 .263
2014 28 MAJ TEX 191 175 4.7% 26.7% 0.18 71% .181 .177
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3-Year Averages     450 421 5.3% 28.7% 0.19 69% .257 .190
Career     1,583 1,474 5.2% 28.5% 0.18 69% .244 .194

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats      ▲ Games By Position

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2014 Stat Review for J.P. Arencibia    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.166 AVG
TERRIBLE
71% Contact Rate
POOR
.181 BABIP
LOW
Power

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.343 SLG
TERRIBLE
.177 ISO
GOOD
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.18 BB/K
TERRIBLE
4.7% BB Rate
POOR
26.7% K Rate
POOR
OPS/OBP

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.568 OPS
TERRIBLE
.225 OBP
TERRIBLE

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J.P. Arencibia: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Arencibia is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Astros, according to Rangers VP of Comm. John Blake.

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Arencibia is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Mariners, Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times reports.

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Arencibia is out of the lineup again Friday against the Angels.

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Arencibia is out of the lineup Thursday vs. the Rays.

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Arencibia is out of the lineup Wednesday vs. the Rays.

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Arencibia hit his eighth homer of the season on Friday facing the Astros, as he went 1-for-4 with a run scored and two RBI.

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Arencibia had another fantastic night at the plate Tuesday, going 3-for-5 with a walk, a homer, a double and four RBI in a win over the White Sox.

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Arencibia isn't in the lineup Monday against the White Sox in Chicago, John Blake of the Rangers' official site reports.

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Arencibia had a monstrous performance in a loss to the Yankees Tuesday, as he went 4-for-5 at the dish with two home runs, two doubles, and seven RBI.

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Arencibia hit his fourth homer of the year and struck out twice against the Yankees on Thursday.

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Arencibia went 1-for-3 with two runs scored and a three-run home run in the Rangers' win over his former team, Toronto, on Friday night.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Arencibia is as streaky as hitters come, yet his batting line was very similar to 2011 (.233/.275/.435). Now 27, he's in his power peak with a very strong lineup around him. Arencibia has shown steady issues with plate discipline, and a drop in his walk rate from 7.4 percent in 2011 to 4.8 percent last season is hardly encouraging. With the Jays' decision to trade Travis d'Arnaud to the Mets as part of the R.A. Dickey deal, it appears Arencibia has more time to solidify his hold on the team's starting catcher spot.

2012

Arencibia displayed plus-power from a catcher with 23 homers and a .438 slugging percentage but really suffered with his batting average, hitting .219, thanks in large part to 133 strikeouts in just 486 plate appearances. He really suffered against righties (.206 average) and at home (.201 average), both of which figure to improve. He'll be back as the team's regular behind the plate and figures to provide above average power and counting stats from the catching position, especially if he can cut down on his strikeouts and put a few more balls in play.

2011

Arencibia enjoyed a huge season at Triple-A Las Vegas last year, hitting .301 with 32 homers before earning a short call-up with the Blue Jays, homering twice in his debut. The Jays wisely let John Buck leave via free agency, opening the door for Arencibia. It should be noted that Arencibia's command of the strike zone is only adequate (38 walks and 85 strikeouts in 459 plate appearances at Triple-A), but he's been advanced pretty aggressively for a catcher. He'll enter the season with the inside track on the starting job behind the plate, but the Jays have a veteran option in Jose Molina if Arencibia struggles. Expect some growing pains at the plate, however.

2010

Arencibia took a step back in 2009, hitting just .236 with 114 strikeouts in 500 plate appearances at Triple-A Las Vegas. The only somewhat encouraging sign is that his power remained intact despite his lack of control of the strike zone, though 21 homers in the hitter-friendly Pacific Coast League isn't anything to get overly excited about. The Jays had hoped he'd at least be ready to push for a job this spring, but that's simply not going to happen even with the departure of Rod Barajas. He'll need to work on controlling the strike zone and should get that chance as he'll spend most of the season at Triple-A.

2009

Arencibia has been advanced aggressively so far in his pro career, spending half the season at Double-A New Hampshire in just his second season. He has plus-power potential, evidenced by his 36 doubles and 27 homers between High-A and Double-A this past season. He'll need to learn to command the strike zone however, as he drew just 18 walks and struck out 101 times 510 at-bats. He'll likely begin the year at Double-A and bears watching to see if his power can hold up against advanced competition.

2008

Arencibia, taken in the first round of the 2007 draft, signed quickly and made his pro debut in the short-season New York-Penn League. He hit a poor .254/.309/.377, though he did manage a nice 17 doubles in just 228 at-bats. The knock on him coming out of the draft was his defense, which could result in a position switch from behind the plate as he advances. He hit better as the year progresed, including a nice .308/.357/.440 line in August, but his batting eye needs a lot of work before we can start projecting the power going forward.