Jacob Stallings

Jacob Stallings

32-Year-Old CatcherC
Miami Marlins
2022 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Jacob Stallings in 2022. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
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$Signed a one-year contract with the Pirates in January of 2021. Traded to the Marlins in November of 2021.
Traded to Marlins
CMiami Marlins
November 29, 2021
Stallings was traded from the Pirates to the Marlins in exchange for Zach Thompson, Kyle Nicolas and Connor Scott on Monday, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports.
ANALYSIS
Stallings spent his first six major-league seasons in Pittsburgh, and he appeared in a career-high 112 games during the 2021 season. He hit .246 with eight home runs, 53 RBI and 38 runs last year and appears to be in line to serve as the Marlins' primary catcher in 2022.
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Batting Order Slot Breakdown
vs Right-Handed Pitchers
vs RHP
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
#9
1
8
24
9
14
3
vs Left-Handed Pitchers
vs LHP
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
#9
1
15
22
5
1
Left/Right Batting Splits
Since 2019
 
 
+5%
OPS vs LHP
2021
 
 
+28%
OPS vs RHP
2020
 
 
+52%
OPS vs LHP
2019
 
 
+54%
OPS vs LHP
OPS PA R HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG
Since 2019vs Left .736 241 24 8 36 0 .250 .320 .417
Since 2019vs Right .699 527 52 9 48 0 .253 .340 .359
2021vs Left .597 151 14 4 21 0 .200 .272 .326
2021vs Right .763 276 24 4 32 0 .272 .370 .393
2020vs Left .968 41 5 1 9 0 .324 .439 .529
2020vs Right .637 90 7 2 9 0 .228 .295 .342
2019vs Left .963 49 5 3 6 0 .340 .367 .596
2019vs Right .625 161 21 3 7 0 .236 .313 .313
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Home/Away Batting Splits
Since 2019
 
 
+5%
OPS at Home
2021
 
 
+34%
OPS at Home
2020
 
 
+32%
OPS at Home
2019
 
 
+78%
OPS on Road
OPS PA R HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG
Since 2019Home .720 417 46 9 48 0 .255 .341 .379
Since 2019Away .688 363 31 8 36 0 .245 .320 .368
2021Home .796 231 25 5 36 0 .279 .368 .428
2021Away .596 196 13 3 17 0 .208 .296 .301
2020Home .796 76 9 3 8 0 .254 .351 .444
2020Away .605 67 4 0 10 0 .242 .299 .306
2019Home .515 110 12 1 4 0 .210 .275 .240
2019Away .918 100 14 5 9 0 .319 .380 .538
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Stat Review
How does Jacob Stallings 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
0.58
 
BB Rate
11.5%
 
K Rate
19.9%
 
BABIP
.297
 
ISO
.123
 
AVG
.246
 
OBP
.335
 
SLG
.369
 
OPS
.704
 
wOBA
.316
 
Exit Velocity
82.2 mph
 
Hard Hit Rate
35.0%
 
Barrels/PA
3.5%
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
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It took Stallings until his fifth season in the big leagues to earn an everyday role. Defense has been his calling card, and that has not disappointed at the big-league level, but offensively, there has been little to get excited about. The high strikeout rate in 2020 stands out, particularly because it was not due to him expanding his zone. In fact, he had a very low Chase%, so his strikeouts were mainly due to him just not swinging as often (his overall Swing% dropped from 50.7% to 38.4% last season). The overall passive approach led to a higher walk rate, but also led to him falling behind in too many counts. The increase in flyballs was intriguing. Perhaps some more aggressiveness within the count will unlock some hidden offensive potential in this now 30-year-old backstop.
Stallings is a great second catcher in that he hits enough to not completely hurt you and plays strong enough defense to demand a decent share of a platoon. His expected stats in 2019 validate his actual batting average last year, which is what you will want to focus on as you plan your 2020 NL-only draft. Stallings doesn't have much power, so his fantasy value is tied to his batting average and his ability to hit doubles to drive in runners. He is out of minor-league options in 2020 and tentatively sits atop the depth chart in Pittsburgh after Elias Diaz was non-tendered. That said, Stallings will have to fend off Luke Maile for primary duties in spring training.
After parts of five seasons in the minors, Stallings made his major league debut in 2016. He collected six hits in 15 at-bats, including a memorable two-run, walkoff single against the Nationals in September. With a career line of .237/.316/.356 in the minors, Stallings' biggest claim to fame might be as the son to Pitt's basketball coach, Kevin Stallings. He cleared midseason waivers with all teams passing on him, something fantasy owners can comfortably do, too.
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Not in Sunday's lineup
CPittsburgh Pirates
October 3, 2021
Stalling is out of the lineup Sunday against the Reds, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
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Reaches base four times
CPittsburgh Pirates
October 3, 2021
Stallings went 2-for-3 with a pair of walks in Saturday's 8-6 win over Cincinnati.
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Not starting Friday
CPittsburgh Pirates
October 1, 2021
Stallings isn't starting Friday's game against the Reds.
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Riding pine Wednesday
CPittsburgh Pirates
September 29, 2021
Stallings isn't starting Wednesday's game against the Cubs.
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Reinstated by Pirates
CPittsburgh Pirates
September 28, 2021
Stallings was reinstated from the 7-day concussion injured list Tuesday, Mike Persak of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
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