Jose Briceno
Jose Briceno
26-Year-Old CatcherC
Los Angeles Angels
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Briceno reached the majors for the first time in late May and remained there for most of the season, posting a .239/.299/.385 line in 128 plate appearances. His performance was unremarkable but acceptable for a backup catcher, especially when combined with above-average framing metrics. He never showed much with the bat at the higher levels of the minor leagues, so a step back into third catcher territory appears far more likely than improvement into a legitimate starter. He'll be battling the similarly mediocre Kevan Smith for the backup job behind Jonathan Lucroy this spring. Even if he does end up with unexpected at-bats, nothing in his track record suggests Briceno will have more than fringe deep-league appeal. Read Past Outlooks
$Re-signs a minor-league deal with the Angels in October 2017.
Walk-off homer
CLos Angeles Angels
September 24, 2018
Briceno hit a walk-off solo home run Monday against the Rangers in his only plate appearance.
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Briceno took Matt Moore deep in the 11th inning to record his fifth home run of the season. He doesn't get regular at-bats stuck behind Francisco Arcia on the depth chart at catcher, but he made the most of his plate appearance Monday and now has two homers in as many days.
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Left/Right Batting Splits
Since 2016
 
 
+90%
OPS vs LHP
2018
 
 
+90%
OPS vs LHP
2017
No Stats
2016
No Stats
OPS PA R HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG
Since 2016vs Left .928 57 7 5 7 0 .288 .351 .577
Since 2016vs Right .488 71 5 0 3 0 .200 .257 .231
2018vs Left .928 57 7 5 7 0 .288 .351 .577
2018vs Right .488 71 5 0 3 0 .200 .257 .231
2017vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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
 
 
+34%
OPS on Road
2018
 
 
+34%
OPS on Road
2017
No Stats
2016
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OPS PA R HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG
Since 2016Home .574 57 4 1 2 0 .231 .286 .288
Since 2016Away .771 71 8 4 8 0 .246 .310 .462
2018Home .574 57 4 1 2 0 .231 .286 .288
2018Away .771 71 8 4 8 0 .246 .310 .462
2017Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Stat Review
How does Jose Briceno 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
0.23
 
BB Rate
6.3%
 
K Rate
27.3%
 
BABIP
.299
 
ISO
.145
 
AVG
.239
 
OBP
.299
 
SLG
.385
 
OPS
.684
 
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Called back to majors
CLos Angeles Angels
August 30, 2018
Briceno was recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake on Thursday.
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Shipped to Triple-A
CLos Angeles Angels
August 15, 2018
Briceno was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake on Wednesday, Maria I. Guardado of MLB.com reports.
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Situated on bench
CLos Angeles Angels
August 14, 2018
Briceno is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Padres.
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Loses hold of primary catching role
CLos Angeles Angels
August 5, 2018
Briceno will start at catcher and bat ninth Sunday against the Indians, Jeff Fletcher of The Orange County Register reports.
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Opportunities increasing
CLos Angeles Angels
July 29, 2018
Briceno will start at catcher and bat ninth Sunday against the Mariners, Jeff Fletcher of The Orange County Register reports.
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