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Steven Souza

25-Year-Old Outfielder – Tampa Bay Rays

2015 Stats

AVG

.278

HR

2

RBI

7

R

4

SB

4

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Souza had a massive campaign at Triple-A, hitting .350/.432/.590 with 18 home runs and 26 steals en route to being named the International League MVP as well as the Nationals' Minor League Player of t...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 225   DOB: 4/24/1989   BORN: Everett, WA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 3rd Rd   

April 16, 2015  –  Steven Souza News

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Souza (foot) is in the lineup Thursday playing right field and hitting second.

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Steven Souza 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
2010 21 A HAG 81 344 303 49 70 33 16 6 11 56 18 4 27 85 1 5 8 .231 .306 .432 .738
2011 22 A POT 122 478 390 58 89 30 17 2 11 56 25 9 75 131 0 5 8 .228 .360 .367 .727
2012 23 A POT 27 107 91 16 29 9 2 1 6 13 7 1 13 25 0 0 3 .319 .421 .560 .981
2012 23 A HAG 70 293 262 48 76 39 20 2 17 72 7 7 22 49 1 5 3 .290 .346 .576 .922
2013 24 R GUL 4 15 10 3 2 1 1 0 0 2 2 0 3 4 0 1 1 .200 .400 .300 .700
2013 24 AA HAR 77 323 273 54 82 39 23 1 15 44 20 6 41 76 0 4 5 .300 .396 .557 .953
2014 25 A POT 3 10 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 4 0 0 1 .111 .200 .111 .311
2014 25 A HAG 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000
2014 25 AAA SYR 96 407 346 62 121 45 25 2 18 75 26 7 52 75 0 6 3 .350 .432 .590 1.022
2014 25 MAJ WAS 21 26 23 2 3 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 3 7 0 0 0 .130 .231 .391 .622
2015 26 MAJ TB 11 42 36 4 10 3 1 0 2 7 4 2 6 16 0 0 0 .278 .381 .472 .853
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3-Year Averages     21 26 23 2 3 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 3 7 0 0 0 .130 .231 .391 .622

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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 17 NYY 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .278 .381 .472 .853
Apr. 16 @Tor 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 .250 .368 .469 .837
Apr. 15 @Tor 5 2 2 1 0 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .382 .517 .899
Apr. 14 @Tor 5 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .379 .375 .754
Apr. 13 @Tor 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .158 .333 .158 .491
Apr. 12 @Mia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .300 .125 .425
Apr. 11 @Mia 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .133 .316 .133 .449
Apr. 10 @Mia 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .333 .167 .500
Apr. 8 Bal 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 .222 .417 .222 .639
Apr. 7 Bal 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .143 .250 .143 .393
Apr. 6 Bal 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Last 7 Days 24 4 8 1 0 2 6 3 10 3 1 0 0 0 .333 .407 .625 1.032
Last 14 Days 36 4 10 1 0 2 7 6 16 4 2 0 0 0 .278 .381 .472 .853
Last 30 Days 36 4 10 1 0 2 7 6 16 4 2 0 0 0 .278 .381 .472 .853

Steven Souza: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 10 10
2014 13 4 1 8

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Steven Souza Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015103230.300.9001.264
201462220.5001.5002.071

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015261044.269.308.695
2014170000.000.000.105

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015130012.308.308.745
201491110.111.444.778

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015234262.261.565.911
2014141110.143.357.500
Steven Souza Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 21 A HAG 344 303 7.8% 24.7% 0.32 72% .285 .201
2011 22 A POT 478 390 15.7% 27.4% 0.57 66% .315 .139
2012 23 A POT 107 91 12.1% 23.4% 0.52 73% .383 .241
2012 23 A HAG 293 262 7.5% 16.7% 0.45 81% .301 .286
2013 24 R GUL 15 10 20% 26.7% 0.75 60% .333 .100
2013 24 AA HAR 323 273 12.7% 23.5% 0.54 72% .368 .257
2014 25 A POT 10 9 0% 40% 0.00 56% .200 .000
2014 25 A HAG 2 2 0% 50% 0.00 50% 1.000 .000
2014 25 AAA SYR 407 346 12.8% 18.4% 0.69 78% .407 .240
2014 25 MAJ WAS 26 23 11.5% 26.9% 0.43 70% .071 .261
2015 26 MAJ TB 42 36 14.3% 38.1% 0.38 56% .444 .194
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3-Year Averages     26 23 11.5% 26.9% 0.43 70% .071 .261

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2015 Stat Review for Steven Souza    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.278 AVG
GOOD
56% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.444 BABIP
HIGH
Power

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.472 SLG
GREAT
.194 ISO
GREAT
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.38 BB/K
WEAK
14.3% BB Rate
ELITE
38.1% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.853 OPS
ELITE
.381 OBP
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Steven Souza: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Souza was spotted wearing a large ice pack on his left foot following Wednesday's loss to the Blue Jays, but he said he will play Thursday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Souza went 3-for-5 Tuesday with a monster home run, three RBI, two runs, two strikeouts and a stolen base against the Blue Jays.

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Souza, who has opened the season in a 2-for-16 (.125) slump that includes eight strikeouts, suggested that he's trying to do too much in his first opportunity to be a starter in the big leagues, the Tampa Bay Times reports. "Trying to show off a little bit instead of just calming down and sticking with the line drive approach that has gotten me here," Souza said.

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Souza believes that his swing is close to clicking, and he requested to play in a minor league game Monday to receive additional at-bats, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Souza (arm) returned to spring training action Wednesday, going 0-for-3.

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Souza (arm) felt fine while hitting Tuesday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Souza reported feeling fine after being removed from Monday's spring training game following being hit by pitch on the arm, Roger Mooney of the Tampa Bay Tribune reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

Souza had another impressive year in the minors, adding some plate discipline to his skill set and cementing his place in the Nationals' future plans, but the question now isn't whether he will play, but where. The move to right field got Souza out from under Ryan Zimmerman on the depth chart but now Jayson Werth's giant contract looms as a roadblock in right field instead. Too much talent is a better problem to have than not enough, of course, so the Nationals will probably let Souza continue to develop at Triple-A, see if he can stay healthy for a change, and worry about the glut of outfielders next offseason.

2013

A third-round pick out of high school way back in 2007, the Nationals have been very patient with Souza even after a 2010 suspension for PED use, and that patience was finally rewarded to a degree last season as he hit 23 home runs in just 97 games between Low-A and High-A. It is hard to see where he fits into the team's future plans though. A 23-year-old beating up on A-ball pitching is not as impressive as it might seem at first glance, and with Ryan Zimmerman at the head of an organizational depth chart that also features Anthony Rendon and Matt Skole, playing third base in Washington just does not seem all that likely. If he keeps hitting at Double-A he could emerge as useful trade bait, and another team with bigger needs at the hot corner might give him a chance.