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Eric Sogard

29-Year-Old Second Baseman – Oakland Athletics

2015 Stats

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.264

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0

RBI

9

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10

SB

1

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.

May 15, 2015  –  Eric Sogard News

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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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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 41 146 140 10 37 6 5 1 0 9 1 0 4 21 2 0 0 .264 .285 .314 .599
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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)     356 1,076 978 108 234 57 45 5 7 77 24 10 73 140 13 6 6 .239 .294 .317 .611

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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
May. 22 @TB 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .285 .314 .599
May. 21 @TB 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .281 .311 .592
May. 20 @Hou 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .277 .308 .585
May. 19 @Hou 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .278 .310 .588
May. 18 @Hou 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .279 .317 .596
May. 17 CWS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .280 .320 .600
May. 16 CWS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .289 .331 .620
May. 15 CWS 3 1 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .299 .342 .641
May. 13 Bos 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .274 .324 .598
May. 12 Bos 4 0 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .284 .336 .620
May. 11 Bos 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .276 .320 .596
May. 10 @Sea 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .270 .316 .586
May. 9 @Sea 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .278 .326 .604
May. 8 @Sea 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .253 .269 .319 .588
May. 7 @Min 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .253 .270 .322 .592
May. 6 @Min 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .267 .310 .577
May. 5 @Min 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .265 .309 .574
May. 4 @Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .253 .299 .552
May. 3 @Tex 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .267 .315 .582
May. 2 @Tex 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .268 .319 .587
May. 1 @Tex 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .275 .328 .603
Apr. 30 LAA 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .262 .317 .579
Apr. 29 LAA 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .274 .333 .607
Apr. 28 LAA 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .276 .321 .597
Apr. 26 Hou 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .291 .340 .631
Apr. 25 Hou 4 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .294 .347 .641
Apr. 24 Hou 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .298 .311 .609
Apr. 23 @LAA 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .295 .310 .605
Apr. 22 @LAA 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .237 .275 .289 .564
Apr. 21 @LAA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .212 .257 .273 .530
Last 7 Days 26 1 5 0 0 0 1 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 .192 .222 .192 .414
Last 14 Days 53 2 15 1 0 0 5 2 11 0 0 0 0 1 .283 .309 .302 .611
Last 30 Days 111 6 30 3 1 0 7 2 16 1 0 0 0 2 .270 .283 .315 .598

Eric Sogard: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 40 1 1
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
2015263000.154.154.339
2014415071.195.195.478
2013616183.230.311.640

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20151147091.289.351.659
20142503311510.228.280.581
2013307391277.274.375.695

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015615080.246.311.593
2014133201118.263.331.686
2013174250116.264.368.701

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015795011.278.316.604
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 146 140 2.7% 14.4% 0.19 85% .311 .050
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3-Year Averages     281 253 7.5% 12.5% 0.60 86% .272 .067
Career     1,076 978 6.8% 13% 0.52 86% .273 .078

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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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.264 AVG
AVERAGE
85% Contact Rate
GOOD
.311 BABIP
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Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.314 SLG
TERRIBLE
.050 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.19 BB/K
TERRIBLE
2.7% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
14.4% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.599 OPS
TERRIBLE
.285 OBP
TERRIBLE

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

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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Sogard is out of the lineup Wednesday.

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With Josh Reddick (oblique) likely starting his season on the disabled list, Sogard is in line to temporarily work as the A's primary second baseman, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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Sogard could be Oakland's Opening Day second baseman, the Bay Area News Group's John Hickey reports.

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Sogard agreed to a one-year, $1.075 million contract with the A's on Friday, avoiding arbitration, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports.

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Sogard was added to the lineup for Saturday's game against the Rangers, MLB.com's Jane Lee reports.

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Sogard is out of the lineup Thursday against the White Sox, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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Sogard went 1-for-3 with a run scored and two RBI against the Twins on Friday.

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Sogard is not in the lineup for Wednesday's series finale against the Astros.

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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.