Brendan Donovan

25-Year-Old Second Baseman2B
2022 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Brendan Donovan in 2022. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
RANKSFrom Preseason
#601
ADP
$Signed a contract with the Cardinals in June of 2018.
Playing time in question
2BSt. Louis Cardinals
May 19, 2022
Donovan's path toward consistent playing time is in question since the Cardinals plan to select the contract of Nolan Gorman on Friday, Jeff Jones of the Belleville News-Democrat reports.
ANALYSIS
Donovan drew starts in nine of the last 10 matchups and saw playing time at second base, third base and shortstop. He's hitting .316 with a homer, nine runs, five RBI and a stolen base in the majors, but Gorman will likely see plenty of playing time at second base while Tommy Edman shifts to shortstop. Since Donovan has performed well, it's possible he splits playing time in left field with Corey Dickerson and Juan Yepez since Tyler O'Neill (shoulder) is heading to the 10-day injured list.
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Batting Order Slot Breakdown
vs Right-Handed Pitchers
vs RHP
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
#9
1
2
1
3
5
vs Left-Handed Pitchers
vs LHP
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
#9
Left/Right Batting Splits
Since 2020
 
 
+66%
OPS vs RHP
2022
 
 
+66%
OPS vs RHP
2021
No Stats
2020
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OPS PA R HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG
Since 2020vs Left .629 7 2 0 1 1 .200 .429 .200
Since 2020vs Right 1.045 44 7 1 4 0 .333 .500 .545
2022vs Left .629 7 2 0 1 1 .200 .429 .200
2022vs Right 1.045 44 7 1 4 0 .333 .500 .545
2021vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Home/Away Batting Splits
Since 2020
 
 
+35%
OPS at Home
2022
 
 
+35%
OPS at Home
2021
No Stats
2020
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OPS PA R HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG
Since 2020Home 1.092 30 6 1 5 0 .333 .467 .625
Since 2020Away .810 21 3 0 0 1 .286 .524 .286
2022Home 1.092 30 6 1 5 0 .333 .467 .625
2022Away .810 21 3 0 0 1 .286 .524 .286
2021Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Stat Review
How does Brendan Donovan 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
1.22
 
BB Rate
21.6%
 
K Rate
17.6%
 
BABIP
.393
 
ISO
.184
 
AVG
.316
 
OBP
.490
 
SLG
.500
 
OPS
.990
 
wOBA
.440
 
Exit Velocity
75.5 mph
 
Hard Hit Rate
20.7%
 
Barrels/PA
0.0%
 
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Solid in doubleheader
2BSt. Louis Cardinals
May 18, 2022
Donovan went 2-for-5 with four walks, a stolen base and two runs scored across both games of Tuesday's doubleheader versus the Mets.
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Takes seat Sunday
2BSt. Louis Cardinals
May 15, 2022
Donovan is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Giants, Jeff Jones of the Belleville News-Democrat reports.
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Productive in win
2BSt. Louis Cardinals
May 11, 2022
Donovan went 2-for-2 with a pair of doubles, two walks, two RBI and three runs scored in Wednesday's 10-1 win over the Orioles.
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Homers in loss
2BSt. Louis Cardinals
May 10, 2022
Donovan went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in Tuesday's loss to the Orioles.
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Gets look as starting shortstop
2BSt. Louis Cardinals
May 10, 2022
Donovan will start at shortstop and bat ninth in Tuesday's game against the Orioles, Jeff Jones of the Belleville News-Democrat reports.
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