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Darwin Barney

31-Year-Old Shortstop – Toronto Blue Jays

2016 Stats

AVG

.269

HR

4

RBI

19

R

35

SB

2

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

There was no outlook written for Darwin Barney in 2016. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.

LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 180   DOB: 11/8/1985   BORN: Portland, OR   COLLEGE: Oregon State   DRAFTED: 4th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Darwin Barney Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year contract with the Blue Jays in December of 2015.

December 1, 2016  –  Darwin Barney News

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The Blue Jays are undecided on whether to retain Barney, who is eligible for arbitration, for the 2017 season, Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com reports.

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Darwin Barney 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 R AZL 5 22 18 6 8 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 .444 .545 .611 1.156
2007 21 A PEO 44 187 176 27 48 14 9 3 2 21 5 2 11 22 0 0 0 .273 .323 .392 .715
2008 22 A DAY 123 456 409 46 107 29 22 4 3 51 8 3 38 58 4 5 0 .262 .325 .357 .682
2009 23 AA TEN 73 281 249 29 80 15 12 0 3 32 5 1 23 33 4 5 0 .321 .372 .406 .778
2009 23 AAA IOW 63 229 212 25 56 13 12 1 0 17 4 1 13 32 2 2 0 .264 .304 .330 .634
2010 24 AAA IOW 114 510 479 72 143 30 24 4 2 49 11 3 23 52 2 3 3 .299 .333 .378 .711
2010 24 MAJ CHN 30 85 79 12 19 4 4 0 0 2 0 0 6 12 0 0 0 .241 .294 .291 .585
2011 25 AAA IOW 4 15 14 3 5 2 1 0 1 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 .357 .400 .643 1.043
2011 25 MAJ CHC 143 570 529 66 146 31 23 6 2 43 9 2 22 67 7 4 8 .276 .313 .353 .666
2012 26 MAJ CHC 156 588 548 73 139 37 26 4 7 44 6 1 33 58 3 1 3 .254 .299 .354 .653
2013 27 AAA IOW 3 13 10 4 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 3 0 0 0 .500 .615 .600 1.215
2013 27 MAJ CHC 141 553 501 49 104 33 25 1 7 41 4 2 36 64 4 6 6 .208 .266 .303 .569
2014 28 AAA ALB 9 38 35 5 9 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 5 0 0 0 .257 .316 .286 .602
2014 28 MAJ CHC 72 217 204 18 47 14 10 2 2 16 1 0 9 31 2 1 1 .230 .265 .328 .593
2014 28 MAJ LAD 22 45 33 6 10 2 1 0 1 7 0 0 8 3 0 1 3 .303 .467 .424 .891
2014  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ CHC/LAD 94 262 237 24 57 16 11 2 3 23 1 0 17 34 2 2 4 .241 .300 .342 .642
2015 29 AAA OKL 96 379 347 52 96 19 15 0 4 31 7 4 22 44 4 2 4 .277 .325 .354 .679
2015 29 MAJ TOR 15 26 23 4 7 3 1 0 2 4 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 .304 .333 .609 .942
2015 29 MAJ LAD 2 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2015  (Multiple Teams) 29 MAJ TOR/LAD 17 30 27 4 7 3 1 0 2 4 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 .259 .286 .519 .804
2016 30 MAJ TOR 104 306 279 35 75 19 13 2 4 19 2 2 22 48 2 2 1 .269 .322 .373 .695
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3-Year Averages     71 198 181 21 46 12 8 1 3 15 1 0 13 28 2 1 1 .254 .306 .359 .665
Career  (View All)     685 2,394 2,200 263 547 143 103 15 25 176 22 7 137 285 20 15 22 .249 .297 .343 .641

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

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Darwin Barney 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
Oct. 2 @Bos Did not play.
Oct. 1 @Bos Did not play.
Sep. 30 @Bos Did not play.
Sep. 29 Bal Did not play.
Sep. 28 Bal 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .322 .373 .695
Sep. 27 Bal 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .323 .374 .697
Sep. 26 NYY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .322 .373 .695
Sep. 25 NYY Did not play.
Sep. 24 NYY Did not play.
Sep. 23 NYY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .321 .375 .696
Sep. 21 @Sea Did not play.
Sep. 20 @Sea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .321 .375 .696
Sep. 19 @Sea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .321 .375 .696
Sep. 18 @LAA Did not play.
Sep. 17 @LAA Did not play.
Sep. 16 @LAA 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .321 .375 .696
Sep. 15 @LAA 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .269 .322 .376 .698
Sep. 14 TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .320 .377 .697
Sep. 13 TB 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .320 .377 .697
Sep. 12 TB 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .267 .318 .376 .694
Sep. 11 Bos Did not play.
Sep. 10 Bos Did not play.
Sep. 9 Bos 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .321 .379 .700
Sep. 7 @NYY Did not play.
Sep. 6 @NYY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .321 .379 .700
Sep. 5 @NYY 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .321 .379 .700
Sep. 4 @TB Did not play.
Sep. 3 @TB Did not play.
Sep. 2 @TB Did not play.
Aug. 31 @Bal Did not play.
Last 7 Games 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650
Last 14 Games 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650
Last 30 Games 17 1 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 .235 .316 .235 .551

Darwin Barney: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 40 32 25 5 5
2015 15 1 1
2014 79 2
2013 141
2012 155 3
2011 135 5
2010 10 6 11

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Darwin Barney: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 58 14 18

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Darwin Barney Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20169814270.306.418.779
201591120.333.7781.111
2014696060.275.348.707

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016181212122.249.348.649
2015183120.222.389.652
2014168183171.226.339.614

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016168212112.304.411.751
2015110000.273.364.636
20149414290.223.362.683

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201611114280.216.315.611
2015164240.250.625.919
2014143101141.252.329.613
Darwin Barney 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 R AZL 22 18 18.2% 0% 0.00 100% .444 .167
2007 21 A PEO 187 176 5.9% 11.8% 0.50 88% .303 .119
2008 22 A DAY 456 409 8.3% 12.7% 0.66 86% .299 .095
2009 23 AA TEN 281 249 8.2% 11.7% 0.70 87% .362 .085
2009 23 AAA IOW 229 212 5.7% 14% 0.41 85% .311 .066
2010 24 AAA IOW 510 479 4.5% 10.2% 0.44 89% .332 .079
2010 24 MAJ CHN 85 79 7.1% 14.1% 0.50 85% .284 .050
2011 25 AAA IOW 15 14 0% 13.3% 0.00 86% .364 .286
2011 25 MAJ CHC 570 529 3.9% 11.8% 0.33 87% .313 .077
2012 26 MAJ CHC 588 548 5.6% 9.9% 0.57 89% .273 .100
2013 27 AAA IOW 13 10 23.1% 23.1% 1.00 70% .714 .100
2013 27 MAJ CHC 553 501 6.5% 11.6% 0.56 87% .226 .095
2014 28 AAA ALB 38 35 7.9% 13.2% 0.60 86% .300 .029
2014 28 MAJ CHC 217 204 4.1% 14.3% 0.29 85% .263 .098
2014 28 MAJ LAD 45 33 17.8% 6.7% 2.67 91% .310 .121
2014  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ CHC/LAD 262 237 6.5% 13% 0.50 86% .270 .101
2015 29 AAA OKL 379 347 5.8% 11.6% 0.50 87% .308 .077
2015 29 MAJ TOR 26 23 3.8% 7.7% 0.50 91% .263 .305
2015 29 MAJ LAD 4 4 0% 0% 0.00 100% .000 .000
2015  (Multiple Teams) 29 MAJ TOR/LAD 30 27 3.3% 6.7% 0.50 93% .217 .260
2016 30 MAJ TOR 306 279 7.2% 15.7% 0.46 83% .313 .104
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3-Year Averages     198 181 6.6% 14.1% 0.46 85% .287 .105
Career     2,394 2,200 5.7% 11.9% 0.48 87% .276 .094

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2016 Stat Review for Darwin Barney    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.269 AVG
AVERAGE
83% Contact Rate
GOOD
.313 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.373 SLG
POOR
.104 ISO
POOR
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.46 BB/K
GOOD
7.2% BB Rate
AVERAGE
15.7% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.695 OPS
WEAK
.322 OBP
WEAK

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Darwin Barney: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Barney, who was hit hard in the head Friday, will be available off the bench for Saturday's contest against the Angels, MLB.com reports.

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Barney, making a rare start in place of Josh Donaldson (rest) at third, went 0-for-2 Monday against the Rays.

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Barney (personal) rejoined the team and is available off the bench for Saturday's game against the Rays, Sportsnet's Barry Davis reports.

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Barney will leave the team Wednesday for personal reasons, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports.

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Barney's sixth-inning solo homer in Friday's blowout win over the Twins was his first since back on June 5 versus the Red Sox.

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Barney went 2-for-4 with a walk and scored twice in Tuesday's win over the Angels.

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Barney is out of the lineup Sunday against the Astros, Barry Davis of Sportsnet reports.

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Barney (0-for-4) made the start at third base Friday while Josh Donaldson played the role of DH.

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Barney went 2-for-4 with three RBI and two runs Wednesday against Arizona.

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Barney played in 64 games during the first half of 2016, slashing .241/.294/.291 in 200 at-bats.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

There was no outlook written for Darwin Barney.

2015

Barney finally evolved in 2014 into what he should have been the entire time -- a role player. He's a glove-first player that has never run, hit for average or hit for power at the major league level. Barney ended up with the Dodgers after leaving Chicago and actually scattered some hits around when matchups were in his favor. However, 29-year-old glove-first players have one role in fantasy circles: occupying spots in the FA pool. His career-high in runs is 73, and that came in a season where he had nearly 600 plate appearances. Even if Barney were to go back to 500-plus plate appearances, there isn't much he is going to do with them.

2014

No one can deny that Barney has a great glove, but the 2012 Gold Glove winner can't hit a lick. Seven home runs and four stolen bases might be acceptable for a $1 second baseman who hit .270 in 200 at-bats, but Barney received over 500 at-bats in 2013 and barely stayed above the Mendoza Line. His .569 OPS was ahead of only Adeiny Hechavarria among qualifiers in the National League. His defense may save a few runs for the Cubs, but it's his bat that keeps the Cubs' games low-scoring. You're better off finding a part-timer to fill your middle-infield spot, and if he doesn't start hitting a little better, the Cubs may start to look elsewhere as well.

2013

A .254/.299/.354 line doesn't pay the bills except when it comes from an elite defensive second baseman - and that's a fair description for Barney whose 13.1 UZR led MLB at his position. That defensive skill set will keep his bat in the lineup, and the volume should yield decent counting stats in deeper leagues - seven homers, six steals and 73 runs have some use. Barney turned 27 in November, and given his strong contact rate and improving batting eye, it should not surprise if he hits .275 or higher.

2012

A long shot to win the second-base job last year, Barney beat out Jeff Baker and Blake DeWitt to be the Cubs' everyday starter as a rookie. His .276/.313/.353 line isn't eye-popping, however, and Barney has never run all that much - nine steals in 529 at-bats last year, and 11 in 479 Triple-A at-bats in 2010. Moreover, Barney doesn't hit for power or draw walks. He is an excellent contact hitter, though, and his defense makes him the favorite the begin the season as the team's starter. At 26, Barney can still get better, but he's probably not a high ceiling player.

2011

Barney got a cup of coffee in September and didn't hit. He can play second, short and third, and he runs well (though he hasn't translated his raw speed into base-stealing ability), so he'll be considered for a utility role. Otherwise, his skill set - not much power or patience, good contact skills - doesn't jump out.