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Kyle Seager

30-Year-Old Third Baseman – Seattle Mariners

2018 Stats

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.233

HR

16

RBI

56

R

42

SB

1

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

After displaying incremental growth as a hitter in each of his first six big-league seasons, culminating in a career-best .858 OPS in 2016, Seager finally noticed a backslide last season. While his sl...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 210   DOB: 11/3/1987   BORN: Charlotte, NC   COLLEGE: North Carolina   DRAFTED: 3rd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Kyle Seager Contract Information:

Seager signed a seven-year, $100 million contract extension with the Mariners in November of 2014.

July 14, 2018  –  Kyle Seager News

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Seager went 2-for-5 with an RBI single, a double and a run in a loss to the Rockies on Friday.

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Kyle Seager 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
2009 21 R AZL 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2009 21 A HIG 2 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2009 21 A CLI 41 178 153 17 42 9 8 0 1 22 4 2 22 20 0 3 0 .275 .360 .346 .706
2010 22 A+ HIG 135 643 557 126 192 57 40 3 14 74 13 12 71 94 3 7 5 .345 .419 .503 .922
2011 23 AA JAC 66 299 266 33 83 30 25 1 4 37 8 5 26 38 0 2 5 .312 .381 .459 .840
2011 23 AAA TAC 24 117 106 24 41 13 8 2 3 17 3 1 11 12 0 0 0 .387 .444 .585 1.029
2011 23 MAJ SEA 53 201 182 22 47 16 13 0 3 13 3 1 13 36 2 2 2 .258 .312 .379 .691
2012 24 MAJ SEA 155 651 594 62 154 56 35 1 20 86 13 5 46 110 2 4 5 .259 .316 .423 .739
2013 25 MAJ SEA 160 695 615 79 160 56 32 2 22 69 9 3 68 122 0 5 7 .260 .338 .426 .764
2014 26 MAJ SEA 159 654 590 71 158 56 27 4 25 96 7 5 52 118 1 3 8 .268 .334 .454 .788
2015 27 MAJ SEA 161 686 623 85 166 63 37 0 26 74 6 6 54 98 0 4 5 .266 .328 .451 .779
2016 28 MAJ SEA 158 676 597 89 166 69 36 3 30 99 3 1 69 108 0 2 8 .278 .359 .499 .858
2017 29 MAJ SEA 154 650 578 72 144 61 33 1 27 88 2 1 58 110 0 6 8 .249 .323 .450 .773
2018 30 MAJ SEA 96 401 373 42 87 39 23 0 16 56 1 1 22 88 0 2 4 .233 .282 .424 .706
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3-Year Averages     157 670 599 82 158 63 35 1 27 87 3 2 60 105 0 4 7 .264 .336 .461 .797
Career  (View All)     1096 4,614 4,152 522 1,082 416 236 11 169 581 44 23 382 790 5 28 47 .261 .328 .445 .773

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Kyle Seager 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
Jul. 15 @Col 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .282 .424 .706
Jul. 14 @Col 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .285 .428 .713
Jul. 13 @Col 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .288 .433 .721
Jul. 12 @LAA 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .286 .431 .717
Jul. 11 @LAA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .286 .433 .719
Jul. 10 @LAA 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .289 .438 .727
Jul. 8 Col 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 .239 .290 .440 .730
Jul. 7 Col 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .290 .441 .731
Jul. 6 Col 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .283 .437 .720
Jul. 5 LAA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .236 .286 .442 .728
Jul. 4 LAA 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .289 .448 .737
Jul. 3 LAA 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .287 .438 .725
Jul. 1 KC 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .284 .434 .718
Jun. 30 KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .281 .429 .710
Jun. 29 KC 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .284 .434 .718
Jun. 28 @Bal 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .279 .434 .713
Jun. 27 @Bal 6 2 3 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .279 .435 .714
Jun. 26 @Bal 4 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .275 .421 .696
Jun. 25 @Bal 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .273 .410 .683
Jun. 24 @Bos 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .274 .416 .690
Jun. 23 @Bos 5 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .276 .420 .696
Jun. 22 @Bos 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .274 .417 .691
Jun. 21 @NYY 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .279 .424 .703
Jun. 20 @NYY 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .276 .413 .689
Jun. 19 @NYY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .270 .408 .678
Jun. 17 Bos 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .272 .413 .685
Jun. 16 Bos 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .276 .419 .695
Jun. 15 Bos 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .226 .276 .420 .696
Jun. 14 Bos 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .226 .276 .419 .695
Jun. 13 LAA Did not play.
Last 7 Games 28 2 5 1 0 0 3 0 6 0 0 0 1 0 .179 .172 .214 .386
Last 14 Games 53 4 13 3 0 1 7 2 13 0 0 0 1 1 .245 .268 .358 .626
Last 30 Games 107 12 27 7 0 4 15 7 32 1 0 0 1 2 .252 .296 .430 .726

Kyle Seager: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 95 1
2017 154
2016 156 2
2015 160 1
2014 157 1
2013 160
2012 18 138 2
2011 3 42 10

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Kyle Seager Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018127125301.276.449.775
2017165158280.248.455.766
20162162511332.227.431.728

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20182463011260.211.411.669
20174135719602.249.448.776
20163816419661.307.538.932

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018175184161.229.366.646
20172803012371.254.439.778
20162854511391.277.470.850

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20181982412400.237.475.758
20172984215511.245.460.768
20163124419602.279.526.865
Kyle Seager vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Kyle Seager Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2009 21 R AZL 3 3 0% 33.3% 0.00 67% .000 .000
2009 21 A HIG 5 5 0% 0% 0.00 100% .000 .000
2009 21 A CLI 178 153 12.4% 11.2% 1.10 87% .304 .071
2010 22 A+ HIG 643 557 11% 14.6% 0.76 83% .390 .158
2011 23 AA JAC 299 266 8.7% 12.7% 0.68 86% .350 .147
2011 23 AAA TAC 117 106 9.4% 10.3% 0.92 89% .418 .198
2011 23 MAJ SEA 201 182 6.5% 17.9% 0.36 80% .303 .121
2012 24 MAJ SEA 651 594 7.1% 16.9% 0.42 81% .286 .164
2013 25 MAJ SEA 695 615 9.8% 17.6% 0.56 80% .290 .166
2014 26 MAJ SEA 654 590 8% 18% 0.44 80% .296 .186
2015 27 MAJ SEA 686 623 7.9% 14.3% 0.55 84% .278 .185
2016 28 MAJ SEA 676 597 10.2% 16% 0.64 82% .295 .221
2017 29 MAJ SEA 650 578 8.9% 16.9% 0.53 81% .262 .201
2018 30 MAJ SEA 401 373 5.5% 21.9% 0.25 76% .262 .191
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3-Year Averages     670 599 9% 15.7% 0.57 82% .278 .197
Career     4,614 4,152 8.3% 17.1% 0.48 81% .283 .184

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Kyle Seager Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
3B 2017 1353.3 -2 21 -6 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0
2018 840.7 3 12 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Kyle Seager    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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0.25 BB/K
POOR
5.5% BB Rate
POOR
21.9% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.706 OPS
POOR
.282 OBP
TERRIBLE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.233 AVG
TERRIBLE
.262 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.424 SLG
WEAK
.191 ISO
GOOD

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Kyle Seager: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Seager went 2-for-2 with two walks Saturday against the Rockies.

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Seager went 2-for-4 with a homer and a pair of RBI in Wednesday's loss to the Angels.

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Seager went 2-for-4 with a two-run double in a win over the Angels on Tuesday.

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Seager went 2-for-3 with a double and a run in a win over the Royals on Sunday. He's now 3-for-9 with two walks since missing a start last Thursday due to a toe injury.

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Seager (toe) is starting at third base and hitting fifth Friday against the Royals, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.

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Seager was kept out of the Mariners' lineup for Thursday's game due to a tweaked ligament in his toe, Shannon Drayer of MyNorthwest.com reports.

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Seager is not in the lineup versus Baltimore on Thursday, Zachary Silver of MLB.com reports.

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Seager went 3-for-6 with a double, a home run, two runs scored and two RBI in Wednesday's 8-7 extra-innings win over the Orioles.

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Seager went 2-for-4 with a run scored, a double, a home run and three RBI to lead the Mariners over the Orioles on Tuesday.

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Seager went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run in Thursday's loss to the Yankees.

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Seager went 1-for-2 with a double, two walks and a pair of runs scored in Wednesday's loss to the Yankees.

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Seager (personal) is starting at third base and hitting fifth Thursday against the Red Sox, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

Little brother Corey took most of the headlines, but after 2016, Kyle has increased his home run total in each major-league season, backed up with flyball rates of over 40 percent each year. He ranked in the top 25 with a 38.7 percent hard-contact rate, though because he hits so many balls in the air, it hasn't translated to anything close to a .300 batting average. A career-best 10.2 percent walk rate from last year enabled him to emerge as surprising OBP asset in those formats. Even though he is not a batting average anchor, he is incredibly safe in that department, as his contact rate hasn't fallen below 82.4 percent in any year. He's an increasingly stable player (155-plus games played in the last five years), sitting near the top shelf of a suddenly deep position, himself in position to drive in plenty of runs for the surprisingly tasty Seattle lineup. Last year might've marked his peak, and his ceiling falls a bit short of other top-10 third basemen. Still, even if he's plateaued, he's achieved a profile worth a strong investment.

2016

Seager quietly had a career year in 2015. He finished in the top five among AL third basemen in most batting categories (top 3 in runs, hits, XBH, LD%, etc.), swatting at least 20 homers for the fourth consecutive season with a career-high 26. He cut his strikeout rate to a career-low 14.3% and posted career highs in line-drive (26.5%) and contact rates (84%). His batting average was only two points off 2014's career high despite a BABIP nearly 20 points lower. The one area he struggled in was batting with was runners in scoring position, as in nearly the same number of at-bats as 2014, he drove in 22 fewer runners due to a .179/.289/.317 RISP line (.301/.356/.479 in 2014). Perhaps he saw fewer pitches to hit because of a lack of protection behind him. A better lineup this season could solve that and give him more opportunities to collect counting stats.

2015

Seager hit a career-high 25 homers, drove in nearly 100 runs, made the All-Star team and won a Gold Glove last season. The Mariners promptly extended him for seven years and $100 million. Seager's big year started rather inauspiciously as he was hitting .156 with zero homers and zero RBI on April 22. He quickly put the early slump behind him, though, batting .281/.341/.483 the rest of the way. Among third basemen, his .186 ISO was second only to Josh Donaldson, as was his RBI total. And only Donaldson and Todd Frazier hit more home runs. Seager appears to have solved pitcher-friendly Safeco Field, batting .300/.370/.523 at the park last season. Even if there's some regression at home, he has room to grow on the road where his OPS dropped nearly 150 points from 2013. The Mariners overpaid to buy out Seager's arbitration years, but when the 27-year-old hits the back half of his contract, it likely will be a bargain.

2014

Seager continues to be one of the few positives on the roster and the lone Mariners youngster without major questions dogging him. He proved that 2012 was no fluke by posting remarkably similar stats last year across the board. What's more, he improved his walk rate while his strikeout and contact rates remained strong. Seager played 106 consecutive games at one point, which might have tired him down the stretch, as he slumped in the last six weeks of the season with a .181 average and a .558 OPS. He still finished among the better AL third basemen - first in steals, fourth in doubles, fifth in homers, fifth in OPS, fifth in ISO. The only place he took a step back was in RBI, with a near 20-run drop thanks to the impotent bats surrounding him in the lineup. After two solid years, it wouldn't surprise if Seager took another step this season.

2013

Seager's emergence as a legitimate everyday player was one of the few positives among Seattle's youngsters last year. Seager played a dependable third base and became the first Mariner since 2009 to hit 20 homers in a season. He quietly ranked second among AL third basemen in doubles, third in RBI and stolen bases, fourth in hits and home runs and fifth in walks. He also ranked third in baseball with 44 two-out RBI. His OPS was 200 points higher on the road last season, but moving the fences in at Safeco Field should help. The only flaw in his game seems to be his ability to handle left-handing pitching, against which he struggled (.237/.281/.377) for the second year in row. He has time to figure that out, though, because third base is a wasteland for the organization. Barring an offseason move, Seager is entrenched at the position.

2012

Seager flew up the charts last season, and entering spring training he's the closest thing the Mariners have to a third baseman. After hitting .312 at Double-A Jackson and then .387 at Triple-A Tacoma (with a 1.029 OPS), Seager took over the hot corner from a struggling Chone Figgins. Seager hit only .258 but showed good plate discipline, as he had in the minors, and his bat heated up down the stretch too. Unless the Mariners bring in a free agent, it appears the third-base job is Seager's to lose. Figgins is unlikely to get the job back (if he even stays with the team) and the only other competition is the inferior Alex Liddi. Seager had trouble with left-handed pitching last year, though his OPS vs. southpaws was .570 with no extra-base hits. Acquiring a platoon partner might be in store for Seager.