Adam Engel
Adam Engel
26-Year-Old OutfielderOF
Chicago White Sox
2018 Fantasy Outlook
If you are looking for cheap speed in deep AL-only leagues, Engel is someone you should target. He is an 80-grade speedster that can fly once he is on the bases. The problem with Engel is that he has struggled to reach base since leaving Double-A ball. He has a .306 OBP at Triple-A in just over 350 plate appearances and had an abysmal .235 OBP in nearly the same amount of major-league plate appearances last year. He stole 65 bases in High-A ball in 2015 and was up to 31 in half a season of Double-A ball as recently as 2016. Triple-A and the majors have exposed him to strikeouts at levels typically associated with sluggers rather than his slash-and-dash skills. If he can change his swing to get shorter to the ball and rely upon his speed, there may be something there. As it were, he is a defensive specialist and a pinch runner who could steal 10-15 bases in limited playing time. Read Past Outlooks
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$Signed a one-year contract with the White Sox in Feb. 2017.
Ends season in bench role
OFChicago White Sox
September 30, 2018
Engel is out of the lineup Sunday against the Twins, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
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Engel served as the White Sox's primary center fielder for much of the season before ceding those duties to Ryan Cordell this week. While he's valued for his defensive contributions, Engel (career .207/.260/.314, 56 wRC+) remains ill-suited for an everyday role, even on a rebuilding club like the White Sox.
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Left/Right Batting Splits
Since 2016
 
 
+10%
OPS vs LHP
2018
 
 
+6%
OPS vs RHP
2017
 
 
+39%
OPS vs LHP
2016
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OPS PA R HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG
Since 2016vs Left .613 218 15 1 18 4 .227 .273 .340
Since 2016vs Right .559 581 68 11 32 20 .199 .255 .304
2018vs Left .589 127 9 0 8 3 .233 .264 .325
2018vs Right .624 336 40 6 21 13 .236 .284 .340
2017vs Left .647 91 6 1 10 1 .217 .286 .361
2017vs Right .467 245 28 5 11 7 .147 .215 .252
2016vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Home/Away Batting Splits
Since 2016
 
 
+18%
OPS on Road
2018
 
 
+24%
OPS on Road
2017
 
 
+7%
OPS on Road
2016
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OPS PA R HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG
Since 2016Home .528 409 41 8 26 13 .180 .241 .288
Since 2016Away .622 390 42 4 24 11 .235 .281 .341
2018Home .549 233 19 4 18 10 .211 .251 .298
2018Away .681 230 30 2 11 6 .261 .307 .374
2017Home .499 176 22 4 8 3 .136 .227 .273
2017Away .536 160 12 2 13 5 .197 .244 .293
2016Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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How does Adam Engel 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.
BB/K
0.14
 
BB Rate
3.9%
 
K Rate
27.9%
 
BABIP
.322
 
ISO
.100
 
AVG
.235
 
OBP
.279
 
SLG
.336
 
OPS
.614
 
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2016 Fantasy Outlook
Engel spent all of 2015 at High-A Winston-Salem. He developed a keen sense of the strike zone during his time there, and despite striking out 132 times in 608 plate appearances, he posted on-base percentages above .380 in July and August. He kept the momentum going in the Arizona Fall League, where he won the league MVP award and was among the league leaders in batting average and OPS. His speed and athleticism are his key tools, and he could emerge as more than a fourth outfielder type if he continues to get on base at a strong clip. He should spend most, if not all, of 2016 at Double-A.
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Takes seat Saturday
OFChicago White Sox
September 29, 2018
Engel is not in the lineup for Saturday's game at Minnesota.
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Out of lineup for nightcap
OFChicago White Sox
September 28, 2018
Engel is not in the starting lineup for the second game of Friday's doubleheader against the Twins, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
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Out of lineup Monday
OFChicago White Sox
September 24, 2018
Engel is not in the lineup Monday against Cleveland.
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On bench Wednesday
OFChicago White Sox
September 19, 2018
Engel is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against Cleveland.
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Bad night on bases against O's
OFChicago White Sox
September 15, 2018
Engel went 2-for-3 but was caught stealing twice in Saturday's 2-0 win over the Orioles.
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