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Cheslor Cuthbert

25-Year-Old Third Baseman – Kansas City Royals

2018 Stats

AVG

.194

HR

3

RBI

7

R

11

SB

0

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Cuthbert performed at close to a league-average level over 510 plate appearances in 2016 (95 wRC+), but took a massive step backward last season. He got off to a dismal start to the year (.138 average...

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STATUS:  10-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Back     EST. RETURN:  7/28/2018
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 190   DOB: 11/16/1992
DRAFTED: No  

July 9, 2018  –  Cheslor Cuthbert News

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Cuthbert (back) experienced a setback during his last rehab game with Triple-A Omaha on Friday and has been pulled off the minor-league assignment, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.

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Cheslor Cuthbert 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 SUR 18 76 68 14 18 6 3 2 1 5 1 1 6 19 0 0 2 .265 .342 .412 .754
2010 17 R IDA 14 65 61 10 14 7 4 1 2 10 1 0 3 17 0 0 1 .230 .277 .426 .703
2011 18 A KAN 81 342 300 33 80 22 13 1 8 51 2 0 36 65 0 4 2 .267 .345 .397 .742
2012 19 A WIL 124 517 475 47 114 25 18 0 7 59 6 3 37 80 0 3 2 .240 .296 .322 .618
2013 20 A WIL 60 254 225 32 63 25 21 2 2 31 1 2 27 37 0 2 0 .280 .354 .418 .772
2013 20 AA NOR 64 264 237 25 51 22 16 0 6 28 5 2 20 51 2 3 2 .215 .279 .359 .638
2014 21 AA NOR 96 395 355 35 98 30 19 1 10 48 9 3 36 67 0 3 1 .276 .342 .420 .762
2014 21 AAA OMA 25 100 91 12 24 7 5 0 2 16 1 1 9 12 0 0 0 .264 .330 .385 .715
2015 22 AAA OMA 104 438 397 55 110 34 22 1 11 51 5 2 37 60 1 2 1 .277 .339 .421 .760
2015 22 MAJ KC 19 50 46 6 10 4 2 1 1 8 0 0 4 9 0 0 0 .217 .280 .370 .650
2016 23 AAA OMA 24 107 93 15 31 12 4 1 7 28 0 1 11 14 0 2 1 .333 .402 .624 1.026
2016 23 MAJ KC 128 510 475 49 130 41 28 1 12 46 2 0 32 96 1 2 0 .274 .318 .413 .731
2017 24 AAA OMA 15 68 59 10 16 8 3 1 4 9 0 0 7 11 0 1 1 .271 .353 .559 .912
2017 24 MAJ KC 58 153 143 10 33 9 7 0 2 18 0 0 9 39 0 1 0 .231 .275 .322 .597
2018 25 AAA OMA 6 19 17 2 4 2 1 0 1 4 0 0 1 5 0 1 0 .235 .263 .471 .734
2018 25 MAJ KC 30 117 103 11 20 5 2 0 3 7 0 1 11 23 0 1 2 .194 .282 .301 .583
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3-Year Averages     68 237 221 21 57 17 12 0 5 24 0 0 15 48 0 1 0 .258 .304 .380 .684
Career  (View All)     235 830 767 76 193 59 39 2 18 79 2 1 56 167 1 4 2 .252 .303 .378 .681

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

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Cheslor Cuthbert 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
Jul. 15 @CWS Did not play.
Jul. 14 @CWS Did not play.
Jul. 13 @CWS Did not play.
Jul. 11 @Min Did not play.
Jul. 10 @Min Did not play.
Jul. 9 @Min Did not play.
Jul. 8 Bos Did not play.
Jul. 7 Bos Did not play.
Jul. 6 Bos Did not play.
Jul. 4 Cle Did not play.
Jul. 3 Cle Did not play.
Jul. 2 Cle Did not play.
Jul. 1 @Sea Did not play.
Jun. 30 @Sea Did not play.
Jun. 29 @Sea Did not play.
Jun. 27 @Mil Did not play.
Jun. 26 @Mil Did not play.
Jun. 25 LAA Did not play.
Jun. 24 @Hou Did not play.
Jun. 23 @Hou Did not play.
Jun. 22 @Hou Did not play.
Jun. 20 Tex Did not play.
Jun. 19 Tex Did not play.
Jun. 18 Tex Did not play.
Jun. 17 Hou Did not play.
Jun. 16 Hou Did not play.
Jun. 15 Hou Did not play.
Jun. 13 Cin Did not play.
Jun. 12 Cin Did not play.
Jun. 10 @Oak Did not play.
Last 7 Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Cheslor Cuthbert Minors 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 AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 6 Memphis 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jul. 5 Memphis 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jul. 3 Nashville 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 .333 .250 .667 .917
Jul. 2 Nashville 3 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 1.667 2.333
Jul. 1 Nashville 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667
Jun. 29 Nashville 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .333 .000 .333
Last 7 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Days 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Days 17 2 4 1 0 1 4 1 5 0 0 0 1 .235 .263 .471 .734

Cheslor Cuthbert: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 10 12 8
2017 6 3 44 5
2016 127
2015 1 1 17 1

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Cheslor Cuthbert: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 2 10
2018 6

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Cheslor Cuthbert Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018393120.256.385.710
2017514140.216.333.606
2016122173100.320.467.819

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018648250.156.250.507
20179261140.239.315.591
2016353329362.258.394.701

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018505260.140.260.514
20177051150.243.357.631
2016238294281.290.424.751

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018536110.245.340.650
2017735130.219.288.563
2016237208181.257.401.711
Cheslor Cuthbert vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Cheslor Cuthbert 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 SUR 76 68 7.9% 25% 0.32 72% .354 .147
2010 17 R IDA 65 61 4.6% 26.2% 0.18 72% .286 .196
2011 18 A KAN 342 300 10.5% 19% 0.55 78% .312 .130
2012 19 A WIL 517 475 7.2% 15.5% 0.46 83% .274 .082
2013 20 A WIL 254 225 10.6% 14.6% 0.73 84% .324 .138
2013 20 AA NOR 264 237 7.6% 19.3% 0.39 78% .246 .144
2014 21 AA NOR 395 355 9.1% 17% 0.54 81% .313 .144
2014 21 AAA OMA 100 91 9% 12% 0.75 87% .286 .121
2015 22 AAA OMA 438 397 8.4% 13.7% 0.62 85% .302 .144
2015 22 MAJ KC 50 46 8% 18% 0.44 80% .250 .153
2016 23 AAA OMA 107 93 10.3% 13.1% 0.79 85% .324 .291
2016 23 MAJ KC 510 475 6.3% 18.8% 0.33 80% .320 .139
2017 24 AAA OMA 68 59 10.3% 16.2% 0.64 81% .267 .288
2017 24 MAJ KC 153 143 5.9% 25.5% 0.23 73% .301 .091
2018 25 AAA OMA 19 17 5.3% 26.3% 0.20 71% .250 .236
2018 25 MAJ KC 117 103 9.4% 19.7% 0.48 78% .218 .107
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3-Year Averages     237 221 6.3% 20.3% 0.31 78% .308 .122
Career     830 767 6.7% 20.1% 0.34 78% .299 .126

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Cheslor Cuthbert 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(?)
1B 2017 26 -1 - -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 79.3 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2B 2017 12.7 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3B 2017 281 -1 - -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 99.3 0 - 1 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Cheslor Cuthbert    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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0.48 BB/K
GOOD
9.4% BB Rate
GOOD
19.7% K Rate
AVERAGE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.583 OPS
TERRIBLE
.282 OBP
TERRIBLE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.194 AVG
TERRIBLE
.218 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.301 SLG
TERRIBLE
.107 ISO
TERRIBLE

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Cheslor Cuthbert: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Cuthbert (back) is expected to begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Omaha this weekend, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.

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Cuthbert was placed on the 10-day disabled list Saturday with a lower back strain.

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Cuthbert (back) is not in the lineup against the Yankees on Friday, 610 Sports Radio - Kansas City reports.

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Cuthbert (back) is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Rays but is available off the bench, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.

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Cuthbert left Monday's game in the eighth inning with back spasms, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.

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Cuthbert is not in the lineup against Cleveland on Saturday.

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Cuthbert is out of the lineup versus Cleveland on Friday, Joel Goldberg of Fox Sports Kansas City reports.

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Cuthbert is not in the lineup against Baltimore on Wednesday, Joel Goldberg of Fox Sports Kansas City reports.

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Cuthbert is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Orioles, Rustin Dodd of The Athletic Kansas City reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

Cuthbert broke out in 2016, dominating the Pacific Coast League in his third go-around at Omaha and then carrying over some of that performance to put up a major league line that was in sync with his previous year's performance in the minors. He lacks the power or the speed to make an impact in the roto categories, likely topping out around 12-15 homers and a half-dozen steals in a given season, numbers which fall short of the production expected of a third baseman at the highest level even considering the lowering of those positional expectations over the past several seasons. He'll be blocked by Mike Moustakas in Kansas City as long as the latter player is healthy, and though Cuthbert has age on his side and the time to hone his game, expectations should be tempered in terms of performance as well as expected playing time for the 24-year-old in 2017.

2016

In his first full season at the Triple-A level, Cuthbert put together one of the best overall seasons of his career. The 22-year-old slashed .277/.339/.421 to go with five steals and 51 RBI. This performance warranted a couple of stints with the major league club, and despite limited opportunities, the youngster showed good patience in producing an eight percent walk rate. Mike Moustakas is still the main man at the hot corner for the Royals, but if Cuthbert continues to develop and play well, he could make a convincing case for the primary infield utility job.

2015

Cuthbert took another big step forward in 2014, as a slash line of .276/.342/.420 and career-best totals in home runs (10) and steals (nine) for Double-A Northwest Arkansas earned him an August promotion to Triple-A Omaha. He then tacked on another two long balls during his time spent at the Triple-A level, and posted a .715 OPS over an even 100 plate appearances. He was able to correct some of the selectivity issues that plagued him in 2013, and began to show flashes of the mid-level power that the Royals were hoping for in his age-21 season. The 6-foot-1 right-hander brings a strong arm to the table from the hot corner, and if he can continue to improve his baserunning, there's a chance he could see action in the majors in 2015 should the right situation arise. Though Mike Moustakas will block him at his natural position in the short-term, Moustakas' tendency for prolonged slumps may eventually cause the Royals to lose patience, and Cuthbert would be one of the potential names called if they decide to make a switch.

2014

As expected, Cuthbert opened the 2013 season with a return to High-A ball, but he earned a promotion to Double-A with a strong first half that saw improvements across the board from power to plate discipline. He regressed a bit with the increase in level thanks in large part to a rate-killing .246 BABIP, but managed to continue his power development and saw his ISO increase to a .143 mark, which seems to be more indicative of where he could end up as he continues his ascension through the Royals' farm system. With continued development at the plate, he should be able to maintain a better average and on-base percentage, which could help him advance at a quicker rate. However, while his defense remains a strong part of his game, his mid-level power is more likely to settle him in as more of a utility player than someone the Royals would like to see become a full-time player at the hot corner. He appears destined to spend a full season at the Double-A level with a remote possibility of advancing another level by the end of the season.

2013

Despite the fact that he struggled at the plate during his second professional season, batting just .240 with seven home runs and a .296 OBP, there is still plenty of raw talent and promise to be found in the 19-year-old Cuthbert. The Nicaraguan native has a surprisingly good grasp of the strike zone, can spray the ball to all fields and makes decent contact when he does connect. What he needs to do now is harness his power and learn to drive through the ball and pick up that .082 ISO that he posted last year. Defensively, he is sound and most within the organization feel that, even as he matures and fills out, he will be able to stay at the hot corner rather than require a switch to second base or the outfield. He'll probably return to High-A again to open the 2013 season with the potential to move up to Double-A at some point. He is obviously a few years away still but definitely someone to keep on your radar.

2012

An 18-year-old international signee from Nicaragua, Cuthbert spent 2011 at Low-A Kane County, where he hit .267/.345/.397 with eight home runs and 51 RBI in 342 plate appearances. He profiles as a hitter who should develop power as he fills out, while maintaining his ability to hit for average. Being that he's so early in his development, Cuthbert is more of a dynasty league target at this time. He should start 2012 at High-A Wilmington, where owners will want to begin tracking the Royals' prospect, if they haven't already.