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Garrett Whitley

20-Year-Old Outfielder – Tampa Bay Rays

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The 19-year-old Whitley had what would be considered a breakout season in 2016 at Low-A Hudson Valley, slashing .266/.356/.379 with a homer, 30 RBI and 21 stolen bases over 292 plate appearances. The ...

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LEAGUE: A    40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 199   DOB: 3/13/1997   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Garrett Whitley Contract Information:

Signed a contract with the Rays in June 2015 that includes a $2.962 million signing bonus.

May 23, 2017  –  Garrett Whitley News

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Whitley (undisclosed) is back in action at Low-A Bowling Green. He is hitting .250/.329/.421 with two home runs and four steals (on five attempts) through 76 at-bats.

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Garrett Whitley 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
2015 18 R GUL 30 116 96 12 18 9 4 2 3 13 5 4 16 25 0 2 2 .188 .310 .365 .675
2015 18 A HUD 12 48 42 3 6 1 0 1 0 4 3 1 5 12 0 0 1 .143 .250 .190 .440
2016 19 A HUD 65 292 256 38 68 20 12 7 1 31 21 5 30 75 0 0 6 .266 .356 .379 .735
2017 20 A BOW 104 426 358 65 89 35 18 4 13 61 21 4 57 122 3 1 7 .249 .362 .430 .792

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Garrett Whitley Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2015 18 R GUL 116 96 13.8% 21.6% 0.64 74% .214 .177
2015 18 A HUD 48 42 10.4% 25% 0.42 71% .200 .047
2016 19 A HUD 292 256 10.3% 25.7% 0.40 71% .372 .113
2017 20 A BOW 426 358 13.4% 28.6% 0.47 66% .339 .181

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Garrett Whitley: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Whitley finished the 2016 season with a .266/.356/.379 batting line in 65 games with Low-A Hudson Valley.

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Whitley agreed to a contract with the Rays on Tuesday that includes a $2.962 million signing bonus, FOX Sports Florida reports.

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The Rays have selected Whitley with the 13th overall pick in the 2015 first-year player draft.

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Whitley, the 13th overall pick in the 2015 draft, had a really tough time at the plate in his first taste of pro ball. As an 18-year-old he hit .174/.293/.312 with three home runs and eight steals in 42 games between rookie and short season leagues. While this opens up an opportunity to get him at a discount in dynasty league drafts, it also highlights the risk associated with the profile. Whitley had a 37:21 K:BB in 138 at-bats, so his approach is fine for someone his age, but he really struggled to barrel balls, as evidenced by a sub-.215 BABIP at both stops. He may have the most fantasy upside of any position player in the Rays system, as a potential 20/20 player down the road, but he is at least four years away from The Show, and if his hit tool does not improve, he could be one of the bigger busts from that draft class.