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Delino DeShields Jr.

25-Year-Old Outfielder – Texas Rangers

2018 Stats

AVG

.223

HR

2

RBI

8

R

35

SB

15

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

DeShields rebounded from a disappointing 2016 season, going over 400 plate appearances with the Rangers for the second time in three seasons, and once again making an impact as a base stealer (29-for-...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 9"   WT: 208   DOB: 8/16/1992   BORN: Easton, MD   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Delino DeShields Jr. Contract Information:

Agreed to terms with the Astros in August 2010.

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DeShields went 1-for-2 with a pair of walks, two stolen bases and four runs scored in Sunday's 13-12 win over Colorado.

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Delino DeShields Jr. 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 17 R GUL 2 10 9 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .111 .200 .111 .311
2010 17 R GRE 16 73 67 11 21 7 6 1 0 8 5 1 5 18 0 1 0 .313 .356 .433 .789
2011 18 A LEX 119 541 469 73 104 28 17 2 9 48 30 11 52 118 7 5 8 .222 .307 .324 .631
2012 19 A LEX 111 523 440 96 131 37 22 5 10 52 83 14 70 108 4 2 7 .298 .401 .439 .840
2012 19 A+ LAN 24 114 97 17 23 7 2 3 2 9 18 5 13 23 1 1 2 .237 .336 .381 .717
2013 20 A+ LAN 111 534 451 100 143 44 25 14 5 54 51 18 57 91 13 2 11 .317 .405 .468 .873
2014 21 AA COR 114 507 411 75 97 27 14 2 11 57 54 14 61 112 18 6 11 .236 .346 .360 .706
2015 22 AAA ROU 6 27 26 2 8 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 .308 .333 .423 .756
2015 22 MAJ TEX 121 492 425 83 111 34 22 10 2 37 25 8 53 101 7 4 3 .261 .344 .374 .718
2016 23 AAA ROU 54 249 207 37 54 13 10 0 3 17 21 7 35 60 4 2 1 .261 .367 .353 .720
2016 23 MAJ TEX 74 203 182 36 38 11 7 0 4 13 8 3 15 54 3 1 2 .209 .275 .313 .588
2017 24 MAJ TEX 120 440 376 75 101 23 15 2 6 22 29 8 44 109 13 4 3 .269 .347 .367 .714
2018 25 AA FRI 3 9 7 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .429 .556 .429 .985
2018 25 MAJ TEX 52 229 193 35 43 10 7 1 2 8 15 2 28 49 5 0 3 .223 .330 .301 .631
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3-Year Averages     105 376 327 64 83 22 14 4 4 24 20 6 37 88 7 3 2 .254 .331 .358 .688
Career  (View All)     367 1,364 1,176 229 293 78 51 13 14 80 77 21 140 313 28 9 11 .249 .332 .350 .683

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Delino DeShields Jr. 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
Jun. 17 Col 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 .223 .330 .301 .631
Jun. 16 Col 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .220 .323 .298 .621
Jun. 15 Col 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .218 .319 .298 .617
Jun. 13 @LAD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .216 .316 .297 .613
Jun. 12 @LAD 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .319 .304 .623
Jun. 10 Hou 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .213 .307 .298 .605
Jun. 9 Hou 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .202 .299 .289 .588
Jun. 8 Hou 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .205 .295 .292 .587
Jun. 7 Hou Did not play.
Jun. 6 Oak 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 .202 .295 .286 .581
Jun. 5 Oak 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .205 .294 .289 .583
Jun. 3 @LAA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .202 .290 .288 .578
Jun. 2 @LAA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .205 .289 .292 .581
Jun. 1 @LAA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .210 .295 .299 .594
May. 31 @Sea 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .216 .302 .307 .609
May. 30 @Sea 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .310 .315 .625
May. 29 @Sea 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .301 .320 .621
May. 28 @Sea 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .306 .331 .637
May. 27 KC 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .232 .307 .333 .640
May. 26 KC 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .311 .331 .642
May. 25 KC 5 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .315 .336 .651
May. 24 KC 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .228 .312 .317 .629
May. 23 NYY 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .225 .306 .317 .623
May. 22 NYY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .310 .322 .632
May. 21 NYY 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .310 .322 .632
May. 20 @CWS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .323 .336 .659
May. 19 @CWS 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .325 .346 .671
May. 18 @CWS 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .243 .328 .350 .678
May. 17 @CWS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .333 .364 .697
May. 16 @Sea 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .346 .379 .725
Last 7 Games 22 8 8 0 0 0 1 8 3 3 0 1 0 0 .364 .548 .364 .912
Last 14 Games 40 11 10 1 0 0 1 11 6 5 0 1 0 0 .250 .423 .275 .698
Last 30 Games 102 19 19 3 1 0 4 18 25 8 0 2 0 1 .186 .320 .235 .555

Delino DeShields Jr.: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 52 52
2017 106 60 51 8
2016 59 26 33 4
2015 1 113 35 87 7

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Delino DeShields Jr.: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 2

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Delino DeShields Jr. Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20185613135.321.429.853
2017120254612.250.408.751
20166714152.209.299.541

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018137221510.182.248.539
20172565021617.277.348.696
201611522386.209.322.614

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201899251512.273.343.723
20171914351719.319.445.845
20169215061.217.250.508

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20189410133.170.255.533
2017185321510.216.286.576
20169021477.200.378.669
Delino DeShields Jr. vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Ian Kennedy KC 8 2 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 .250 .400 .375 .775

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Delino DeShields Jr. 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 17 R GUL 10 9 10% 20% 0.50 78% .143 .000
2010 17 R GRE 73 67 6.8% 24.7% 0.28 73% .420 .120
2011 18 A LEX 541 469 9.6% 21.8% 0.44 75% .274 .102
2012 19 A LEX 523 440 13.4% 20.7% 0.65 75% .373 .141
2012 19 A+ LAN 114 97 11.4% 20.2% 0.57 76% .288 .144
2013 20 A+ LAN 534 451 10.7% 17% 0.63 80% .387 .151
2014 21 AA COR 507 411 12% 22.1% 0.54 73% .293 .124
2015 22 AAA ROU 27 26 3.7% 22.2% 0.17 77% .400 .115
2015 22 MAJ TEX 492 425 10.8% 20.5% 0.52 76% .334 .113
2016 23 AAA ROU 249 207 14.1% 24.1% 0.58 71% .349 .092
2016 23 MAJ TEX 203 182 7.4% 26.6% 0.28 70% .272 .104
2017 24 MAJ TEX 440 376 10% 24.8% 0.40 71% .358 .098
2018 25 AA FRI 9 7 22.2% 0% 0.00 100% .429 .000
2018 25 MAJ TEX 229 193 12.2% 21.4% 0.57 75% .289 .078
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3-Year Averages     376 327 9.8% 23.4% 0.42 73% .332 .104
Career     1,364 1,176 10.3% 22.9% 0.45 73% .325 .101

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Delino DeShields Jr. 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(?)
CF 2018 456.7 9 4 6 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Delino DeShields Jr.    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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0.57 BB/K
GOOD
12.2% BB Rate
ELITE
21.4% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.631 OPS
TERRIBLE
.330 OBP
AVERAGE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.223 AVG
TERRIBLE
.289 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.301 SLG
TERRIBLE
.078 ISO
TERRIBLE

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Delino DeShields Jr.: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

DeShields went 2-for-3 with two walks and two runs scored in Tuesday's 12-5 loss to the Dodgers.

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DeShields went 3-for-5 Sunday against the Astros.

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DeShields will start in center field and hit second Sunday against the Astros.

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DeShields is not in the lineup against Houston on Thursday.

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DeShields batted ninth and went 0-for-4 in Saturday's 3-2 extra-inning win over the Angels.

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DeShields is out of the lineup Tuesday against the Yankees.

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DeShields went 0-for-5 in Monday's 10-5 loss to the Yankees.

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DeShields went 1-for-4 with two RBI and a walk in Wednesday's win over the Mariners.

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DeShields went 0-for-1 with four walks, two runs scored and a stolen base in Wednesday's 5-4 extra-inning win over the Tigers.

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DeShields extended his hitting streak to 10 games, going 1-for-3 with two stolen bases in Sunday's 6-1 loss to Boston. He also was hit by a pitch on his right foot in the sixth inning but stayed in the game and stole a second base of the game afterward.

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DeShields went 2-for-4 with a home run, three RBI and a run scored Saturday against the Red Sox.

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DeShields went 2-for-5 with with two runs scored Thursday against the Red Sox.

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DeShields went 2-for-4 with two stolen bases in Monday's 9-4 loss to the Athletics.

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DeShields (hand) was activated from the 10-day disabled list Sunday. He'll start in center field and bat leadoff in the Rangers' series finale against the Mariners.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

DeShields' 2015 campaign gave him a leash at the beginning of 2016, but he eventually lost his major league job. DeShields' bat doesn't hold up as well as his speed. He's had a discouraging strikeout rate since his days in the minors and hasn't proven he can keep a walk rate to balance that or take full advantage of his speed. Texas may not have room for him in the lineup unless it's against a left-handed pitcher. Of course, if he can find at least a semi-regular role, his speed could return him to mixed-league relevance. After all, he stole 25 bases in 2015 and has farm seasons with 83, 51 and 54 steals. He's worth watching after the season starts in mixed leagues and worth stashing on draft day in AL-only formats, but not at a price that assumes he'll have any sort of lasting stint as a starter from the get-go.

2016

DeShields lacks both power and contact skills, and had never shown either in the minor leagues, yet he was successful for the Rangers last year, scoring 83 runs and stealing 25 bases in 121 games, thanks to his patience at the plate and his blazing speed. Unfortunately, with his skill set, DeShields is a virtual certainty to be a drag in the power categories, and unlike many speedsters, DeShields does not make enough contact to be reliable for a high batting average. Basically, the question will be whether DeShields can get on base enough to post the kind of stolen-base totals necessary to justify his shortcomings. DeShields stole 50 bases in 2013 and 2014 and he stole an absurd 101 bases in 135 combined games at Low-A and High-A in 2013. If he regresses at the plate, DeShields could quickly find himself in the role of fourth outfielder, with Lewis Brinson waiting at Triple-A as the Rangers' center fielder of the future.

2015

DeShields struggled in spring training in his second year attending major league camp with the Astros before reporting to Double-A Corpus Christi, where he was moved to center field full-time after spending the previous four seasons in the minors at second base. Unfortunately, the 22-year-old suffered a scary injury in a mid-April game after being hit in the face by a 90 mph fastball. Luckily, he only missed three weeks with a sinus fracture in his left cheek before returning to the Hooks' lineup. The second-generation speedster swiped 54 bases in 114 games, but regressed with his bat, hitting .236/.346/.360 with 14 doubles, two triples, 11 home runs and 57 RBI over 411 at-bats. An elite walk rate (12%) maintained a respectable OBP, however, giving DeShields plenty of opportunity to do what he does best. The Rangers pounced on DeShields when the Astros left him unprotected for the Rule 5 draft, and he'll try to secure a bench role for Texas during spring training as a versatile speedster.

2014

With 19 stolen bases in the month of July alone, DeShields recovered from a somewhat sluggish first half to finish the season strong at High-A Lancaster. No, he didn't come close to the 101 steals that he recorded in 2012 (he finished 2013 with 51), but his elite speed combined with his ability to get on base (.405 on-base percentage) almost assures him a promotion to Double-A this season. DeShields even got some extra time in this offseason during the Arizona Fall League, where he continued to get on base and steal bases at an extraordinary clip. While there is still plenty of room for development, as Jose Altuve continues to hold down the fort at second base for the Astros, DeShields appears to have a very bright future ahead of him as a leadoff hitter in the major leagues. There are some questions, however, as to where he may fit defensively and a conversion to center field started in the fall league.

2013

Had it not been for Billy Hamilton's historic season, DeShields would have been the minors' top stolen-base man. The second-generation keystoner swiped an impressive 102 bags getting caught just 19 times, several of those in the last few days of the season while he was making his push to 100. It is hard not to compare a player to his father, especially when they have the same name, but DeShields is bigger and more physical than his father, which may mean that he will hit for more power as he matures. His tools have the potential to be really quite exceptional. Still, DeShields is very raw and has a lot of development time ahead of him. It's a pretty safe bet that he will spend at least the next two years in the minors.

2012

DeShields has yet to prove he can hit at the major league level, but does have some speed. He spent a full season in the Sally League, where he was inconsistent at the plate, regressing significantly from his 2010 debut. The lone bright spot for DeShields was that he stole 30 bases, which is particularly impressive when you consider how hard it must have been for him to take full advantage of his speed when he was only getting on base at a .305 clip. He'll run when he's on base, but how often that will happen is still uncertain as he's a work in progress.

2011

The Astros' first-round pick in the 2010 amateur draft was slowed by elbow problems in his first professional season, but still managed to steal five bases in his first 18 games. DeShields' selection that early in the draft (eighth overall) was a bit of a reach, but the Astros desperately needed athletic prospects in their farm system. Like his father, DeShields will likely wind up at second base, a transition the team is encouraging that should increase his long-term fantasy value.