Hanser Alberto
Hanser Alberto
27-Year-Old Second Baseman2B
Baltimore Orioles
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Alberto returned from the shoulder injury which cost him nearly all of the 2017 season and spent most of the year at the Triple-A level. He hit .330/.346/.452 for Triple-A Round Rock, but went just 5-for-27 in the big leagues. That performance actually improved his career batting line, bringing it up to .192/.210/.231 in 192 PA. He's walked just 2.1% of the time, less often than the walk rate posted by pitchers at the plate last season (2.9%). The continued poor performance at the plate saw Alberto dumped by the Rangers and subsequently picked up by the Yankees. He can play anywhere in the infield, but the move to New York gives him a much tougher roster to crack. If injuries open up unexpected playing time, he'll have a friendly home park and good teammates around him to prop up his weak bat. Read Past Outlooks
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$Signed a one-year, minor-league contract with the Rangers in December of 2017. Waived by the Rangers in October of 2018. Claimed off waivers by the Yankees in November of 2018. Waived by the Yankees in January of 2019. Claimed off waivers by the Orioles in January of 2019. Waived by the Orioles in February of 2019. Claimed off waivers by the Giants in February of 2019. Waived by the Giants in February of 2019. Claimed off waivers by the Orioles in March of 2019.
Out of Saturday's lineup
2BBaltimore Orioles
September 28, 2019
Alberto is not in Saturday's lineup against the Red Sox.
ANALYSIS
Alberto is hitting .237 with two home runs in 22 games this month. Richie Martin is starting at shortstop, pushing Jonathan Villar over to second base.
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Batting Order Slot Breakdown
vs Right-Handed Pitchers
vs RHP
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
#9
1
3
4
22
20
12
7
vs Left-Handed Pitchers
vs LHP
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
#9
45
2
6
5
Left/Right Batting Splits
Since 2017
 
 
+58%
OPS vs LHP
2019
 
 
+56%
OPS vs LHP
2018
 
 
+123%
OPS vs LHP
2017
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OPS PA R HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG
Since 2017vs Left .940 238 31 5 20 2 .394 .412 .528
Since 2017vs Right .595 342 31 7 31 2 .231 .263 .331
2019vs Left .948 227 31 5 20 2 .398 .414 .534
2019vs Right .609 323 31 7 31 2 .238 .269 .340
2018vs Left .764 11 0 0 0 0 .300 .364 .400
2018vs Right .343 19 0 0 0 0 .118 .167 .176
2017vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Home/Away Batting Splits
Since 2017
 
 
+7%
OPS on Road
2019
 
 
+8%
OPS on Road
2018
 
 
+22%
OPS on Road
2017
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OPS PA R HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG
Since 2017Home .715 293 30 9 29 2 .264 .298 .417
Since 2017Away .763 287 32 3 22 2 .335 .352 .411
2019Home .722 286 30 9 29 2 .268 .302 .420
2019Away .782 264 32 3 22 2 .345 .359 .424
2018Home .429 7 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .286
2018Away .523 23 0 0 0 0 .200 .273 .250
2017Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Stat Review
How does Hanser Alberto compare to other hitters?
This section compares his stats with all batting seasons from the previous three seasons (minimum 400 plate appearances)*. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that stat and it would be considered average.

* Exit Velocity and Barrels/PA % are benchmarked against 2019 data (min 400 PA) and Hard Hit Rate is benchmarked against last season's data (min 400 PA). See here for more exit velocity/barrels stats plus an explanation of current limitations with that data set.
  • BB/K
    Walk to strikeout ratio
  • BB Rate
    The percentage of plate appearances resulting in a walk.
  • K Rate
    The percentage of plate appearances resulting in a strikeout.
  • BABIP
    Batting average on balls in play. Measures how many of a batter’s balls in play go for hits.
  • ISO
    Isolated Power. Slugging percentage minus batting average. A computation used to measure a batter's raw power.
  • AVG
    Batting average. Hits divided by at bats.
  • OBP
    On Base Percentage. A measure of how often a batters reaches base. Roughly equal to number of times on base divided by plate appearances.
  • SLG
    Slugging Percentage. A measure of the batting productivity of a hitter. It is calculated as total bases divided by at bats.
  • OPS
    On base plus slugging. THe sum of a batter's on-base percentage and slugging percentage.
  • wOBA
    Weighted on-base average. Measures a player's overall offensive contributions per plate appearance. wOBA combines all the different aspects of hitting into one metric, weighting each of them in proportion to their actual run value.
  • Exit Velocity
    The speed of the baseball as it comes off the bat, immediately after a batter makes contact.
  • Hard Hit Rate
    A measure of contact quality from Sports Info Solutions. This stat explains what percentage of batted balls were hit hard vs. medium or soft.
  • Barrels/PA
    The percentage of plate appearances where a batter had a batted ball classified as a Barrel. A Barrel is a batted ball with similar exit velocity and launch angle to past ones that led to a minimum .500 batting average and 1.500 slugging percentage.
BB/K
0.32
 
BB Rate
2.9%
 
K Rate
9.1%
 
BABIP
.318
 
ISO
.116
 
AVG
.305
 
OBP
.329
 
SLG
.422
 
OPS
.751
 
wOBA
.329
 
Exit Velocity
84.2 mph
 
Hard Hit Rate
24.6%
 
Barrels/PA
2.0%
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2017
2016
After seeing significant run with major league squad in 2015, Alberto held a considerably smaller role during the 2016 season. The 24-year-old Alberto didn't make much of a case for increased playing time, batting just .143 during his time in the big leagues. Alberto's defensive versatility is the reason for his presence on the 40-man roster. With more talented options ahead of Alberto on the depth chart at each infield position, chances are that he will continue to play sparingly. Look for him to ride the shuttle between Round Rock and Texas for most of the season yet again.
Alberto saw his first action in the majors in 2015, shuttling between Texas and Triple-A Round Rock as injuries (and poor performance) dictated — he got the first call up after both Rougned Odor and Tommy Fields were demoted in May. While Alberto showed a good bat at Triple-A, slashing .310/.331/.435, his production at the plate prior to that was less convincing. He's always been young for his level, but there's not much to get excited about here in terms of any significant roto value down the road. He is able to handle multiple infield positions well, however, which will be his calling card for 2015 and beyond as a utility infielder with a good glove.
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Heads to bench
2BBaltimore Orioles
September 24, 2019
Alberto is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Blue Jays, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
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Not starting Wednesday
2BBaltimore Orioles
September 18, 2019
Alberto is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Blue Jays, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
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Scores twice Sunday
2BBaltimore Orioles
September 16, 2019
Alberto went 2-for-5 with two runs and an RBI in Sunday's 8-2 win over the Tigers.
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Heads to bench
2BBaltimore Orioles
September 13, 2019
Alberto will be on the bench Friday against the Tigers, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
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Sits for second game
2BBaltimore Orioles
September 3, 2019
Alberto is not starting the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Rays, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
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