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Austin Romine

28-Year-Old Catcher – New York Yankees

2017 Stats

AVG

.237

HR

2

RBI

15

R

8

SB

0

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Romine beat out Gary Sanchez in spring training to win the No. 2 catcher job to open the year and the 28-year-old remained in a backup capacity for the duration of the season. However, Sanchez, who di...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 220   DOB: 11/22/1988   BORN: Lake Forest, CA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Austin Romine Contract Information:

Agreed with the Yankees on a one-year, $805,000 deal to avoid arbitration in January 2017.

June 22, 2017  –  Austin Romine News

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Romine went 3-for-4 with a double, a run scored and two RBI in Wednesday's 8-4 win over the Angels.

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Austin Romine 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 18 R GCL 1 3 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .500 .667 1.000 1.667
2008 19 A CHA 104 433 407 66 122 35 24 1 10 49 3 0 25 56 0 1 0 .300 .344 .437 .781
2009 20 A TAM 118 477 442 61 122 44 28 3 13 72 11 5 29 78 0 6 0 .276 .322 .441 .763
2010 21 AA TRE 115 497 455 61 122 41 31 0 10 69 2 0 37 94 0 3 2 .268 .324 .402 .726
2011 22 AA TRE 85 373 336 43 96 19 13 0 6 47 2 2 32 60 0 2 3 .286 .351 .378 .729
2011 22 AAA SCR 4 15 15 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .133 .133 .133 .266
2011 22 MAJ NYY 9 20 19 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 .158 .200 .158 .358
2012 23 R GUL 9 30 24 3 5 3 3 0 0 5 0 0 5 3 0 0 1 .208 .367 .333 .700
2012 23 A+ TAM 5 19 18 2 7 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 .389 .421 .556 .977
2012 23 AAA SCR 17 71 61 6 13 5 2 0 3 9 0 0 8 10 0 2 0 .213 .296 .393 .689
2013 24 AAA SCR 14 46 42 5 14 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 4 12 0 0 0 .333 .391 .405 .796
2013 24 MAJ NYY 60 148 135 15 28 10 9 0 1 10 1 0 8 37 3 1 1 .207 .255 .296 .551
2014 25 AAA SCR 81 313 285 33 69 23 17 0 6 33 1 0 24 54 3 1 0 .242 .300 .365 .665
2014 25 MAJ NYY 7 13 13 2 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 .231 .231 .308 .539
2015 26 AAA SCR 92 366 338 38 88 26 19 0 7 49 0 1 22 53 0 2 4 .260 .311 .379 .690
2015 26 MAJ NYY 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2016 27 MAJ NYY 62 176 165 17 40 15 11 0 4 26 1 0 7 31 1 3 0 .242 .269 .382 .651
2017 28 MAJ NYY 38 121 114 8 27 6 4 0 2 15 0 0 4 28 1 2 0 .237 .258 .325 .583
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3-Year Averages     23 63 60 6 14 5 4 0 1 9 0 0 2 11 0 1 0 .233 .254 .350 .604
Career  (View All)     177 480 448 44 101 32 25 0 7 52 2 0 20 105 5 6 1 .225 .257 .328 .585

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Austin Romine Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games 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
Jun. 22 LAA Did not play.
Jun. 21 LAA 4 1 3 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .258 .325 .583
Jun. 20 LAA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .218 .241 .300 .541
Jun. 18 @Oak Did not play.
Jun. 17 @Oak 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .243 .303 .546
Jun. 16 @Oak 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .243 .305 .548
Jun. 15 @Oak 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .252 .317 .569
Jun. 14 @LAA Did not play.
Jun. 13 @LAA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .255 .323 .578
Jun. 12 @LAA 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .229 .255 .323 .578
Jun. 11 Bal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .258 .330 .588
Jun. 10 Bal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .258 .330 .588
Jun. 9 Bal 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .258 .330 .588
Jun. 8 Bos 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .255 .330 .585
Jun. 7 Bos Did not play.
Jun. 6 Bos Did not play.
Jun. 4 @Tor Did not play.
Jun. 3 @Tor 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .258 .333 .591
Jun. 2 @Tor Did not play.
Jun. 1 @Tor Did not play.
May. 31 @Bal 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .270 .349 .619
May. 30 @Bal Did not play.
May. 29 @Bal Did not play.
May. 28 Oak Did not play.
May. 27 Oak Did not play.
May. 26 Oak 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .271 .354 .625
May. 24 KC Did not play.
May. 23 KC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .268 .342 .610
May. 22 KC Did not play.
May. 21 @TB Did not play.
Last 7 Games 18 1 5 1 0 0 3 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .278 .333 .611
Last 14 Games 27 1 7 1 0 0 5 0 8 0 0 0 0 1 .259 .259 .296 .555
Last 30 Games 41 1 9 2 0 0 5 0 13 0 0 0 0 1 .220 .220 .268 .488

Austin Romine: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 35 4
2016 50 6 4
2015 1
2014 3 1 1
2013 59
2011 8 1

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Austin Romine: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 75 10

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Austin Romine Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017293120.069.207.336
20169593150.274.432.725
201520000.000.000.000

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20178551130.294.365.668
20167081111.200.314.551

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20175552130.345.527.889
20168381100.205.313.525

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017593020.136.136.297
20168293161.280.451.773
201520000.000.000.000
Austin Romine 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 18 R GCL 3 2 33.3% 33.3% 1.00 50% 1.000 .500
2008 19 A CHA 433 407 5.8% 12.9% 0.45 86% .327 .137
2009 20 A TAM 477 442 6.1% 16.4% 0.37 82% .305 .165
2010 21 AA TRE 497 455 7.4% 18.9% 0.39 79% .316 .134
2011 22 AA TRE 373 336 8.6% 16.1% 0.53 82% .331 .092
2011 22 AAA SCR 15 15 0% 20% 0.00 80% .167 .000
2011 22 MAJ NYY 20 19 5% 25% 0.20 74% .214 .000
2012 23 R GUL 30 24 16.7% 10% 1.67 88% .238 .125
2012 23 A+ TAM 19 18 5.3% 15.8% 0.33 83% .429 .167
2012 23 AAA SCR 71 61 11.3% 14.1% 0.80 84% .200 .180
2013 24 AAA SCR 46 42 8.7% 26.1% 0.33 71% .448 .072
2013 24 MAJ NYY 148 135 5.4% 25% 0.22 73% .276 .089
2014 25 AAA SCR 313 285 7.7% 17.3% 0.44 81% .279 .123
2014 25 MAJ NYY 13 13 0% 30.8% 0.00 69% .333 .077
2015 26 AAA SCR 366 338 6% 14.5% 0.42 84% .289 .119
2015 26 MAJ NYY 2 2 0% 0% 0.00 100% .000 .000
2016 27 MAJ NYY 176 165 4% 17.6% 0.23 81% .271 .140
2017 28 MAJ NYY 121 114 3.3% 23.1% 0.14 75% .291 .088
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3-Year Averages     63 60 3.2% 17.5% 0.18 82% .265 .117
Career     480 448 4.2% 21.9% 0.19 77% .275 .103

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Austin Romine Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 1B 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 C 355.3 0 0 0 0 173 0 60 0
2016 1B 26 0 2 0 0 0 13 0 13 0 0 0 0
2017 C 266.3 0 0 0 0 145 0 67 0
2017 1B 9 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 0 0 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 C 1 -3 0 0 1 0 0 -1
2016 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 C -1 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0
2017 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2017 Stat Review for Austin Romine    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.14 BB/K
TERRIBLE
3.3% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
23.1% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.583 OPS
TERRIBLE
.258 OBP
TERRIBLE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.237 AVG
POOR
.291 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.325 SLG
TERRIBLE
.088 ISO
TERRIBLE

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Austin Romine: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Romine (shin) is getting the start behind the dish and hitting eighth Saturday against the Blue Jays, Arden Zwelling of Sportsnet.ca reports,

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Romine (shin) felt sore Thursday but is expected to catch at least one game during the weekend series with the Blue Jays, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.

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Tests on Romine's shin after Wednesday's game came back negative, Erik Boland of Newsday reports.

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Romine (groin) is listed in the lineup Sunday against the Cubs, YES Network reports.

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Romine (groin) is expected to be good to go for Friday's series opener against the Cubs, Meredith Marakovits of YES reports.

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Romine (groin) is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Blue Jays.

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Romine was forced to exit Tuesday's game against the Blue Jays early due to cramping in his right groin, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.

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Romine exited Tuesday's game against the Blue Jays with an apparent injury, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.

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Romine is out of the lineup Sunday against the Orioles, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Romine lost the spring training battle with John Ryan Murphy for the backup catcher role, and ended up serving as the primary catcher with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre as a result. He projects to be a stronger defensive player than a reliable option at the plate, a forecast that held true again this season as he hit .260 with seven home runs in the minors. Even with the offseason trade of John Ryan Murphy, it is a little difficult to see where Romine fits into the long term future, with Brian McCann locked in for the next three seasons and prospect Gary Sanchez finally starting to make his way up the organization's depth chart. He’ll likely compete with Sanchez for the backup job in spring training, but at 27 years old, it’s unlikely he’ll see substantial time in the majors if he loses out on that battle.

2015

Romine hit just .179/.258/.179 during Grapefruit League play and lost the competition for the backup job to Francisco Cervelli, but got the call up less than a week into the season with the team seeking the flexibility to use Cervelli and Brian McCann occasionally at first base after Mark Teixeira went down. His stay with the big club was short-lived, however, as Romine went sent back down just days later. Cervelli got hurt shortly thereafter, but rather than bring Romine back, the Yankees promoted John Ryan Murphy and left Romine down for his first extended run at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Romine did not fare well, hitting just .242/.300/.365 with six homers in 81 games, and he rarely saw opportunities during his other stints with the major league team. A second-round pick in 2007, he is still just 26 and has displayed a decent eye and quality receiving skills in the minors. Further, with Cervelli shipped to Pittsburgh in the offseason, the door is open for Romine to again compete for the backup job. However, his fantasy upside is marginal as Murphy and particularly Gary Sanchez project as more valuable options.

2014

Romine finally got a shot at major league playing time in 2013, and while he got off to a putrid start at the plate, he seemed to find his form as time went on, putting up a 16-for-42 stretch at one point. The 25-year-old could continue to develop double-digit power at the plate, and while he'll never be a superstar, his batting eye and decent receiving skills could enable him to contribute to a major league team for quite a while. With the Yankees, those contributions will have to come in a backup role following the addition of Brian McCann in free agency.

2013

Romine missed much of last season with a back injury, which stalled his development toward becoming the Yankees' catcher of the future. Romine has a good arm behind the plate, and projects to develop mid-teens power with a decent average. Romine is likely not quite ready to step into the full-time job, so we may see the Yankees try to get a veteran on a short-term deal so Romine can continue to develop in the minors. Romine won't be a superstar, but he could be a slightly above average starting catcher for years to come.

2012

Romine has the skills to be at least an average major league catcher as he hit .286 for Double-A Trenton in 2011, and scouts forecast him to develop low double-digit power. With the trade of Jesus Montero to Seattle, Romine has an easier path to playing time. However, Gary Sanchez isn't too far behind Romine in the system. Don't count on a huge offensive breakout if he secures a major league role with the Yankees or if he's traded elsewhere, but Romine should hit enough to be a decent fantasy starter for 2013 and beyond.

2011

Romine had a strong start to 2010, but a second-half slide dropped his final line to .268/.324/.402 at Double-A Trenton. As a hitter, he's well behind Jesus Montero, but scouts think he'll still have average power, and he's the better defender of the two. However, he's stuck in a holding pattern until the Yankees decide how to handle their abundance of riches. Montero is more likely to get the first look with the big club, and if he's able to hold his own, Romine may get stuck at Triple-A as potential trade bait. But if Montero falters and needs to switch positions (or gets traded himself), Romine will assume the "catcher of the future" mantle.

2010

Romine spent last year with High-A Tampa, hitting .276/.322/.441 while smacking 13 homers in 442 at-bats. As one of two highly touted catchers in the Yankees’ system, Romine lags behind Jesus Montero in terms of offensive production, though some scouts believe he has enough power potential to be a 20- to 25-homer threat in the majors. Defensively, Romine has the edge thanks to his strong throwing arm, though he is still a work in progress with his footwork. It will be interesting to see how the Yankees handle their two young prospects in 2011 (the final year of Jorge Posada’s contract) and beyond, but for now Romine will continue to hone his skills at Double-A Trenton.

2009

Although he'll likely be competing with Jesus Montero for the organization's catcher of the future tag, Romine has plenty of upside with his bat despite shaky defensive skills behind the plate. Montero was more productive when the duo spent 2008 at Low-A Charleston, but Romine isn't far behind and he could ultimately become the better prospect if he responds well efforts to improve his defense. He's still a few years away from a big league debut, while Romine figures to spend most of 2009 at High-A Tampa.