Josh VanMeter
24-Year-Old Second Baseman2B
2019 Fantasy Outlook
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$Signed a contract with the Padres in June of 2013 that includes a $308,000 signing bonus. Traded to the Reds in December of 2016.
Not starting Friday
2BCincinnati Reds
September 27, 2019
VanMeter is not in the lineup Friday against the Pirates.
ANALYSIS
VanMeter has gone just 4-for-38 at the plate over his last 15 games. Phillip Ervin gets the start in left field in his absence.
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Batting Order Slot Breakdown
vs Right-Handed Pitchers
vs RHP
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
#9
20
5
7
12
3
2
vs Left-Handed Pitchers
vs LHP
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
#9
4
1
Left/Right Batting Splits
Since 2017
 
 
+68%
OPS vs RHP
2019
 
 
+68%
OPS vs RHP
2018
No Stats
2017
No Stats
OPS PA R HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG
Since 2017vs Left .458 28 3 0 1 2 .125 .250 .208
Since 2017vs Right .768 232 30 8 22 7 .250 .336 .431
2019vs Left .458 28 3 0 1 2 .125 .250 .208
2019vs Right .768 232 30 8 22 7 .250 .336 .431
2018vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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
 
 
+28%
OPS at Home
2019
 
 
+28%
OPS at Home
2018
No Stats
2017
No Stats
OPS PA R HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG
Since 2017Home .827 128 18 3 11 4 .291 .391 .436
Since 2017Away .647 132 15 5 12 5 .186 .265 .381
2019Home .827 128 18 3 11 4 .291 .391 .436
2019Away .647 132 15 5 12 5 .186 .265 .381
2018Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 Josh VanMeter 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 this season's data (min 200 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
0.52
 
BB Rate
11.2%
 
K Rate
21.5%
 
BABIP
.279
 
ISO
.171
 
AVG
.237
 
OBP
.327
 
SLG
.408
 
OPS
.735
 
wOBA
.326
 
Exit Velocity
90.1 mph
 
Hard Hit Rate
47.4%
 
Barrels/PA
2.3%
 
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Back in action
2BCincinnati Reds
September 25, 2019
VanMeter (illness) returns to the lineup Wednesday against the Brewers.
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Sits again Tuesday
2BCincinnati Reds
Illness
September 24, 2019
VanMeter (illness) remains out Tuesday against the Brewers.
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Still out Sunday
2BCincinnati Reds
Illness
September 22, 2019
VanMeter (illness) is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Mets.
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Sent home with flu-like symptoms
2BCincinnati Reds
Illness
September 21, 2019
VanMeter was sent home Saturday with flu-like symptoms, C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic reports.
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Scratched from lineup
2BCincinnati Reds
Illness
September 21, 2019
VanMeter was scratched from Saturday's lineup against the Mets due to illness, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.
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