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Eric Sogard

29-Year-Old Second Baseman – Oakland Athletics

2015 Stats

AVG

.245

HR

0

RBI

23

R

29

SB

6

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

There is no doubt that Sogard is a fan favorite in Oakland, but he has truly been the epitome of a light-hitting middle infielder. Sogard hit only .223 with a .567 OPS in 2014, and now has a career ba...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 188   DOB: 5/22/1986   BORN: Phoenix, AZ   COLLEGE: Arizona State   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Eric Sogard Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $1.075 million contract with the A's in January of 2015, avoiding arbitration.

August 3, 2015  –  Eric Sogard News

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Sogard will draw his eighth straight start at second base in Monday's game against the Orioles, Joe Stiglich of CSN Bay Area reports.

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Eric Sogard 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 FOR 22 89 83 7 21 4 2 0 2 15 2 2 6 13 0 0 0 .253 .308 .349 .657
2007 21 A EUG 31 144 125 20 32 11 9 0 2 18 4 2 19 16 0 0 0 .256 .354 .376 .730
2007 21 AAA POR 1 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 .000 .250 .000 .250
2008 22 A LAK 133 621 536 97 165 55 42 3 10 87 16 7 79 62 0 6 0 .308 .394 .453 .847
2009 23 AA SAN 116 525 453 77 133 33 25 2 6 50 10 6 57 47 6 7 2 .294 .370 .397 .767
2010 24 AAA SAC 137 597 514 82 154 39 28 6 5 65 14 9 75 68 1 3 4 .300 .391 .407 .798
2010 24 MAJ OAK 4 9 7 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 .429 .556 .429 .984
2011 25 AAA SAC 79 366 315 55 94 23 16 2 5 37 13 3 40 34 4 3 4 .298 .381 .410 .791
2011 25 MAJ OAK 27 74 70 7 14 5 3 0 2 4 0 0 4 13 0 0 0 .200 .243 .329 .572
2012 26 AAA SAC 37 180 157 29 52 12 5 2 5 22 11 3 23 17 0 0 0 .331 .417 .484 .901
2012 26 MAJ OAK 37 108 102 8 17 6 3 1 2 7 2 0 5 17 1 0 0 .167 .206 .275 .481
2013 27 MAJ OAK 130 410 368 45 98 29 24 3 2 35 10 5 27 51 6 4 5 .266 .322 .364 .686
2014 28 MAJ OAK 117 329 291 38 65 11 10 0 1 22 11 4 31 37 4 2 1 .223 .298 .268 .566
2015 29 MAJ OAK 89 301 282 29 69 8 7 1 0 23 6 1 15 39 2 1 1 .245 .284 .277 .561
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3-Year Averages     94 281 253 30 60 14 12 1 1 21 7 3 21 35 3 2 2 .237 .299 .304 .603
Career  (View All)     404 1,231 1,120 127 266 59 47 5 7 91 29 11 84 158 13 7 7 .237 .293 .307 .600

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Eric Sogard 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. 2 Cle 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .284 .277 .561
Aug. 1 Cle 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .281 .276 .557
Jul. 31 Cle 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .281 .275 .556
Jul. 30 Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .280 .275 .555
Jul. 29 @LAD 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .283 .278 .561
Jul. 28 @LAD 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .285 .279 .564
Jul. 26 @SF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .288 .282 .570
Jul. 25 @SF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .289 .284 .573
Jul. 24 @SF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .289 .284 .573
Jul. 23 Tor Did not play.
Jul. 22 Tor Did not play.
Jul. 21 Tor Did not play.
Jul. 19 Min 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .289 .284 .573
Jul. 18 Min Did not play.
Jul. 17 Min 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .290 .285 .575
Jul. 12 @Cle 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .294 .289 .583
Jul. 11 @Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .252 .293 .288 .581
Jul. 10 @Cle Did not play.
Jul. 9 @NYY Did not play.
Jul. 8 @NYY Did not play.
Jul. 7 @NYY 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .256 .298 .293 .591
Jul. 5 Sea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .298 .293 .591
Jul. 4 Sea 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .298 .293 .591
Jul. 3 Sea 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .299 .294 .593
Jul. 2 Sea Did not play.
Jul. 1 Col 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 .253 .296 .291 .587
Jun. 30 Col 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .301 .295 .596
Jun. 29 Col 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .301 .295 .596
Jun. 28 KC 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .298 .294 .592
Jun. 27 KC 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .254 .298 .294 .592
Last 7 Days 21 2 4 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .190 .227 .190 .417
Last 14 Days 26 2 5 0 0 0 3 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 .192 .214 .192 .406
Last 30 Days 57 5 12 0 0 0 4 2 7 2 1 0 1 0 .211 .233 .211 .444

Eric Sogard: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 77 1 7 2
2014 102 14 1
2013 113 15
2012 6 14 15
2011 3 10 14
2010 3

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Eric Sogard Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015468071.239.261.575
2014415071.195.195.478
2013616183.230.311.640

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015236210165.246.280.558
20142503311510.228.280.581
2013307391277.274.375.695

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015129130111.233.271.541
2014133201118.263.331.686
2013174250116.264.368.701

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015153160125.255.281.577
2014158180113.190.215.462
2013194202244.268.361.672
Eric Sogard 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 FOR 89 83 6.7% 14.6% 0.46 84% .279 .096
2007 21 A EUG 144 125 13.2% 11.1% 1.19 87% .280 .120
2007 21 AAA POR 4 3 0% 75% 0.00 0% .000 .000
2008 22 A LAK 621 536 12.7% 10% 1.27 88% .334 .145
2009 23 AA SAN 525 453 10.9% 9% 1.21 90% .318 .103
2010 24 AAA SAC 597 514 12.6% 11.4% 1.10 87% .338 .107
2010 24 MAJ OAK 9 7 22.2% 11.1% 2.00 86% .500 .000
2011 25 AAA SAC 366 315 10.9% 9.3% 1.18 89% .322 .112
2011 25 MAJ OAK 74 70 5.4% 17.6% 0.31 81% .218 .129
2012 26 AAA SAC 180 157 12.8% 9.4% 1.35 89% .348 .153
2012 26 MAJ OAK 108 102 4.6% 15.7% 0.29 83% .181 .108
2013 27 MAJ OAK 410 368 6.6% 12.4% 0.53 86% .305 .098
2014 28 MAJ OAK 329 291 9.4% 11.2% 0.84 87% .253 .045
2015 29 MAJ OAK 301 282 5% 13% 0.38 86% .284 .032
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3-Year Averages     281 253 7.5% 12.5% 0.60 86% .272 .067
Career     1,231 1,120 6.8% 12.8% 0.53 86% .271 .070

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2015 Stat Review for Eric Sogard    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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.245 AVG
WEAK
86% Contact Rate
GOOD
.284 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.277 SLG
TERRIBLE
.032 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.38 BB/K
WEAK
5.0% BB Rate
POOR
13.0% K Rate
GREAT
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.561 OPS
TERRIBLE
.284 OBP
TERRIBLE

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Eric Sogard: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Sogard is out of the lineup Tuesday against Colorado.

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Sogard will enter the lineup Sunday against the Royals for the fourth game in a row.

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Sogard is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Rangers.

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Sogard is out of the lineup Sunday against the Angels.

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Sogard was the catalyst of Sunday's win over the Angels, finishing 2-for-5 with three RBI, a run scored, a double and a walk.

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Sogard is out of the lineup Saturday, the San Francisco Chronicle's Susan Slusser reports.

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Sogard is out of the lineup Friday against the Angels.

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Sogard is out of the lineup Thursday.

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Sogard is out of the lineup Tuesday against the Tigers.

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Sogard went 3-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored in the 7-6 loss to the White Sox on Friday.

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Sogard is out of the lineup Sunday against the Mariners.

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Sogard is out of the lineup Saturday against the Mariners.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

After the early-season injury to Scott Sizemore, Sogard ended up playing a lot more than the A's anticipated. Sogard ended up with 368 at-bats and hit .266, but with very little pop. Sogard struggles against lefties and would be best used as a utility infielder providing value with his excellent defense at both second base and shortstop. Sogard managed to swipe 10 bases on the year, but he does not figure to provide much fantasy value even if he ends up playing 130 games again, which is something that will likely not happen again, especially since the A's signed another utility infielder, Nick Punto, this offseason.

2013

Sogard is a true utility player with the ability to play second base, third base and shortstop. Unfortunately, his offense has not translated to the majors at all. Sogard has hit over .300 at Triple-A over the last three years in nearly 1,000 at-bats, but in his short-term callups in Oakland, he has hit under .200. Even if he managed to find steady playing time, he does not possess enough speed or pop to generate much interest.

2012

Sogard earned his way to the majors midseason following a .298/.381/.410 line at Triple-A Sacramento, though he failed to hit (.200/.243/.329 over 70 at-bats) for the A's in a reserve role. He's expected to compete with Adam Rosales for the A's utility infielder role during spring training, but Sogard hasn't racked up impressive home-run or stolen-base totals in the minors and that leads us to believe he's little more than a low-end stopgap for deep fantasy leagues than anything else.