Cavan Biggio
Cavan Biggio
25-Year-Old Second Baseman2B
Toronto Blue Jays
2020 Fantasy Outlook
One of the Blue Jays' top prospects, Biggio received the callup to the big leagues in late May and was eased into the starting role at second base, starting 84 games at the position. He also started eight games in the outfield, four at DH and two at first base. Overall it was a solid rookie campaign as he posted a .234/.364/.429 slash line with 16 home runs and 14 stolen bases. He continued the trend of a high-strikeout rate from the minors (28.6%), but he also had a 16.5 BB%, which would have been top five in MLB among qualified hitters had Biggo logged enough plate appearances to qualify. Biggio's sophomore campaign should see him in an everyday role in Toronto, and his quality rookie campaign and 20-20-plus potential make him an appealing fantasy asset, even more so if he can reduce the strikeouts. Read Past Outlooks
RANKSFrom Preseason
#128
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$Signed a one-year, $576,600 contract with the Blue Jays in March of 2020.
Swats eighth homer
2BToronto Blue Jays
September 27, 2020
Biggio went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and a second run scored in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Orioles.
ANALYSIS
Baltimore lefty John Means no-hit the Jays for 5.2 innings, but Biggio ruined his night by taking him deep in the sixth for the game's first run. The 25-year-old is slashing .253/.375/.438 on the year with eight homers and six steals in six attempts -- in fact, Biggio is a perfect 20-for-20 on the basepaths to begin his big-league career. Per Sportsnet, he is seven successful steals shy of tying Tim Raines for the MLB record in that department.
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Batting Order Slot Breakdown
vs Right-Handed Pitchers
vs RHP
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
#9
32
6
vs Left-Handed Pitchers
vs LHP
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
#9
14
4
1
Left/Right Batting Splits
Since 2018
Even Split
2020
 
 
+18%
OPS vs LHP
2019
 
 
+11%
OPS vs RHP
2018
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OPS PA R HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG
Since 2018vs Left .801 228 34 4 19 3 .261 .399 .402
Since 2018vs Right .799 460 73 20 57 17 .233 .352 .447
2020vs Left .907 84 15 1 9 2 .303 .452 .455
2020vs Right .768 175 26 7 19 4 .232 .337 .430
2019vs Left .741 144 19 3 10 1 .237 .368 .373
2019vs Right .819 285 47 13 38 13 .233 .361 .458
2018vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Home/Away Batting Splits
Since 2018
 
 
+3%
OPS at Home
2020
 
 
+4%
OPS at Home
2019
 
 
+2%
OPS at Home
2018
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OPS PA R HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG
Since 2018Home .811 340 51 12 38 9 .234 .376 .434
Since 2018Away .790 348 56 12 38 11 .249 .359 .431
2020Home .830 113 20 3 10 3 .258 .389 .441
2020Away .798 146 21 5 18 3 .250 .363 .435
2019Home .801 227 31 9 28 6 .221 .370 .431
2019Away .784 202 35 7 20 8 .249 .356 .428
2018Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Stat Review
How does Cavan Biggio 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
0.67
 
BB Rate
15.5%
 
K Rate
23.1%
 
BABIP
.311
 
ISO
.182
 
AVG
.250
 
OBP
.375
 
SLG
.432
 
OPS
.807
 
wOBA
.349
 
Exit Velocity
82.1 mph
 
Hard Hit Rate
30.2%
 
Barrels/PA
3.1%
 
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2019 Fantasy Outlook
Biggio is a legitimate major-league prospect, though he's kind of the third wheel in the trio of well-known, second-generation prospects within the Blue Jays' farm system (behind Vlad Guerrero Jr. and Bo Bichette). The son of Hall of Famer Craig Biggio, Cavan hit 26 homers and stole 20 bases at Double-A New Hampshire last season. The latter total led the Eastern League and he also led the league (by a mile) with 100 walks. However, Biggio struck out 148 times (26.3 K%) as a 23-year-old, which raises questions about his ability to hit major-league pitching. Complicating matters is the fact that the the Blue Jays had Biggio work primarily in the outfield corners during the Arizona Fall League, and if they prefer him out there, it will put more pressure on his bat in the years ahead. It's possible Biggio ultimately breaks into the majors in a utility role.
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Resting Friday
2BToronto Blue Jays
September 25, 2020
Biggio will sit Friday against the Orioles.
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Scores three times in rout
2BToronto Blue Jays
September 24, 2020
Biggio went 2-for-5 with a double, a walk, three runs and two RBI in Wednesday's 14-1 win over the Blue Jays.
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First career start at 3B
2BToronto Blue Jays
September 13, 2020
Biggio is getting his first big-league start at third base while leading off Sunday against the Mets.
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Not starting Saturday
2BToronto Blue Jays
September 5, 2020
Biggio isn't in Saturday's lineup against the Red Sox.
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On base three times in win
2BToronto Blue Jays
September 4, 2020
Biggio went 1-for-3 with two walks, a double and two runs scored in Thursday's extra-inning win over the Red Sox.
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