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DJ LeMahieu

29-Year-Old Second Baseman – Colorado Rockies

2018 Stats

AVG

.279

HR

5

RBI

13

R

20

SB

3

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

LeMahieu hit over .300 for a third consecutive season, but his power fell back from an already below-average level. That was a result of his flyball rate falling to below 20 percent, with LeMahieu pos...

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STATUS:  10-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Thumb     EST. RETURN:  5/28/2018
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 219   DOB: 7/13/1988
BORN: Visalia, CA   COLLEGE: LSU   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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DJ LeMahieu Contract Information:

Signed two-year, $7.8 million contract with the Rockies in February 2016.

May 17, 2018  –  DJ LeMahieu News

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LeMahieu was diagnosed with a sprained left thumb with a small fracture in the area as well, Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reports.

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DJ LeMahieu Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2009 20 R AZL 3 14 12 2 5 1 0 1 0 4 1 0 1 3 0 1 0 .417 .429 .583 1.012
2009 20 A PEO 38 166 152 19 48 6 4 2 0 30 2 2 12 22 1 1 0 .316 .371 .368 .739
2010 21 A+ DAY 135 600 554 63 174 31 24 5 2 73 15 7 29 61 10 6 1 .314 .346 .386 .732
2011 22 AA TEN 50 202 187 32 67 19 15 2 2 27 4 3 11 22 0 4 0 .358 .386 .492 .878
2011 22 AAA IOW 58 247 227 23 64 11 7 1 3 23 5 5 14 27 0 4 2 .282 .324 .361 .685
2011 22 MAJ CHC 37 62 60 3 15 2 2 0 0 4 0 0 1 12 1 0 0 .250 .262 .283 .545
2012 23 AAA COL 61 280 255 33 80 17 14 2 1 31 13 6 23 29 0 2 0 .314 .368 .396 .764
2012 23 MAJ COL 81 247 229 26 68 18 12 4 2 22 1 2 13 42 3 2 0 .297 .332 .410 .742
2013 24 AAA COL 33 158 143 34 52 14 8 5 1 22 8 2 10 19 0 3 2 .364 .405 .510 .915
2013 24 MAJ COL 109 434 404 39 113 26 21 3 2 28 18 7 19 67 7 3 1 .280 .311 .361 .672
2014 25 MAJ COL 149 538 494 59 132 25 15 5 5 42 10 10 33 97 7 2 2 .267 .315 .348 .663
2015 26 MAJ COL 150 620 564 85 170 32 21 5 6 61 23 3 50 107 3 2 1 .301 .358 .388 .746
2016 27 MAJ COL 146 635 552 104 192 51 32 8 11 66 11 7 66 80 8 6 3 .348 .416 .495 .911
2017 28 MAJ COL 155 682 609 95 189 40 28 4 8 64 6 5 59 90 3 5 6 .310 .374 .409 .783
2018 29 MAJ COL 32 143 129 20 36 13 8 0 5 13 3 1 14 21 0 0 0 .279 .350 .457 .807
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3-Year Averages     150 644 575 94 183 40 27 5 8 63 13 5 58 92 4 4 3 .318 .381 .424 .806
Career  (View All)     859 3,361 3,041 431 915 207 139 29 39 300 72 35 255 516 32 20 13 .301 .355 .404 .760

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DJ LeMahieu Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
May. 19 @SF Did not play.
May. 18 @SF Did not play.
May. 17 @SF Did not play.
May. 15 @SD Did not play.
May. 14 @SD Did not play.
May. 13 Mil 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .350 .457 .807
May. 12 Mil 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .355 .468 .823
May. 11 Mil 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .366 .483 .849
May. 10 Mil 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .367 .496 .863
May. 9 LAA Did not play.
May. 8 LAA 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .363 .495 .858
May. 6 @NYM Did not play.
May. 5 @NYM Did not play.
May. 4 @NYM Did not play.
May. 2 @ChC Did not play.
May. 1 @ChC Did not play.
Apr. 30 @ChC Did not play.
Apr. 29 @Mia Did not play.
Apr. 28 @Mia Did not play.
Apr. 27 @Mia 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .290 .367 .505 .872
Apr. 25 SD 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .364 .495 .859
Apr. 24 SD 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .290 .372 .510 .882
Apr. 23 SD 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .292 .370 .521 .891
Apr. 22 ChC 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .283 .365 .522 .887
Apr. 21 ChC 5 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .384 .552 .936
Apr. 20 ChC 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .305 .394 .561 .955
Apr. 18 @Pit 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .393 .577 .970
Apr. 17 @Pit 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .381 .581 .962
Apr. 16 @Pit 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .375 .577 .952
Apr. 15 @Was 3 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .309 .382 .603 .985
Last 7 Games 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .111 .111 .222
Last 14 Games 22 3 5 0 0 0 1 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .261 .227 .488
Last 30 Games 64 11 16 3 0 1 5 7 10 2 1 0 0 0 .250 .324 .344 .668

DJ LeMahieu: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 32
2017 153
2016 146
2015 149
2014 1 144 7 1
2013 1 90 14 1
2012 1 67 9 2
2011 1 15 11

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DJ LeMahieu Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201845104112.311.600.992
2017152315241.362.539.961
2016151284243.331.517.931

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20188410121.262.381.707
2017457643405.293.365.724
2016401767428.354.486.903

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018769042.250.289.568
2017300543353.327.417.813
2016281697435.391.5911.064

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20185311591.321.6981.136
2017309415293.294.401.753
2016271354236.303.395.747
DJ LeMahieu vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Ty Blach SF 6 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .833

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DJ LeMahieu Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2009 20 R AZL 14 12 7.1% 21.4% 0.33 75% .500 .166
2009 20 A PEO 166 152 7.2% 13.3% 0.55 86% .366 .052
2010 21 A+ DAY 600 554 4.8% 10.2% 0.48 89% .346 .072
2011 22 AA TEN 202 187 5.4% 10.9% 0.50 88% .389 .134
2011 22 AAA IOW 247 227 5.7% 10.9% 0.52 88% .303 .079
2011 22 MAJ CHC 62 60 1.6% 19.4% 0.08 80% .313 .033
2012 23 AAA COL 280 255 8.2% 10.4% 0.79 89% .348 .082
2012 23 MAJ COL 247 229 5.3% 17% 0.31 82% .353 .113
2013 24 AAA COL 158 143 6.3% 12% 0.53 87% .405 .146
2013 24 MAJ COL 434 404 4.4% 15.4% 0.28 83% .328 .081
2014 25 MAJ COL 538 494 6.1% 18% 0.34 80% .322 .081
2015 26 MAJ COL 620 564 8.1% 17.3% 0.47 81% .362 .087
2016 27 MAJ COL 635 552 10.4% 12.6% 0.83 86% .388 .147
2017 28 MAJ COL 682 609 8.7% 13.2% 0.66 85% .351 .099
2018 29 MAJ COL 143 129 9.8% 14.7% 0.67 84% .301 .178
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3-Year Averages     644 575 9% 14.3% 0.63 84% .365 .106
Career     3,361 3,041 7.6% 15.4% 0.49 83% .350 .103

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DJ LeMahieu Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
2B 2015 1284 3 15 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
2016 1242.7 3 10 2 0 3 -2 0 0 0 0 0
2017 1302 8 2 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
2018 232 4 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for DJ LeMahieu    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.67 BB/K
GREAT
9.8% BB Rate
GOOD
14.7% K Rate
GREAT
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.807 OPS
GOOD
.350 OBP
GOOD
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.279 AVG
GOOD
.301 BABIP
AVERAGE
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.457 SLG
GOOD
.178 ISO
AVERAGE

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DJ LeMahieu: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

LeMahieu (thumb) will receive further evaluation from a hand specialist Wednesday afternoon, Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post reports.

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LeMahieu was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a left thumb sprain Monday.

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LeMahieu is not in the lineup Monday against the Padres, Jenny Cavnar of AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain reports.

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LeMahieu is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Angels.

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LeMahieu (hamstring) was activated from the disabled list and is starting at second base and hitting leadoff Tuesday against the Angels, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports.

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LeMahieu (hamstring) is expected to return from the disabled list prior to Tuesday's game against the Angels, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports.

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LeMahieu told Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post that he'll be ready to come off the disabled list when first eligible Tuesday.

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LeMahieu (hamstring) is unlikely to return from the disabled list when first eligible Tuesday, Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2017

LeMahieu flew under the radar a bit in 2015 despite putting together a solid year, but he made the league take notice with his 2016 showing. After putting up a solid .746 OPS in 2015, he broke out to the tune of a .348/.416/.495 line, winning the National League batting title. He also put up career highs in doubles (32), RBI (66) and runs (104). The All-Star even muscled up for 11 home runs, equaling the number he hit over the previous two years combined. Thanks to all of this and an outstanding 0.83 BB/K, LeMahieu has become a steady mid-tier option at the keystone, but the longevity of his current levels of production will hinge on his future with the Rockies. He's under club control with Colorado through the 2018 campaign. LeMahieu hit .303/.353/.395 with four of his 11 homers on the road in 2016, while his output soared to a .391/.473/.591 line at Coors Field.

2016

LeMahieu needed 150 games to mash six home runs despite playing 75 games at Coors Field, where Dodgers rookie Joc Pederson hit four home runs as a visitor in 2015 alone. Still, LeMahieu managed to sustain his solid contact skills and his ability to spray the ball across Colorado's huge outfield to record a .301/.358/.388 line with 85 runs scored, all career highs. His 23 stolen bases also marked a career high, and he had an 88 percent success rate despite being caught 10 times in 20 stolen-base attempts in 2014. Second base projects to be a weak offensive position once again, and while LeMahieu wouldn't be worth a look outside of Colorado, he's making the most out of his at-bats. If he can maintain a high average and keep running regularly, he will be worthwhile again in 2016 despite his power deficiency.

2015

Thanks largely to his standout defense, LeMahieu retained a regular role throughout 2014 for the Rockies, playing a career-high 149 games and leading all NL second basemen in both Defensive Runs Saved and Ultimate Zone Rating en route to his first Gold Glove. Unfortunately, this was of little relevance in the fantasy realm, where LeMahieuís minimal power (25 extra-base hits in 538 plate appearances) and presence in the bottom third of the order deflated his counting stats. LeMahieu even noticed a decent-sized drop in the offensive categories heíd typically been an asset, as an increased strikeout rate led to a 13-point drop in his batting average from 2013, while decreased efficiency on the basepaths (10-for-20 on steal attempts) made him more reluctant to run as the season progressed. The 26-year-oldís tremendous glove should grant him the upper hand in remaining atop the Rockies' depth chart at second base, but even with the added benefit of calling Coors Field his home park, LeMahieu will struggle to emerge as much more than a lower-tier fantasy option at his position.

2014

After Josh Rutledge flopped as the second baseman to start the season, LeMahieu stepped in to provide an immediate upgrade with a steady batting average and excellent glovework. Those attributes were to be expected based on what LeMahieu had delivered a season prior, but new manager Walt Weissís more aggressive approach on the basepaths allowed the second baseman to showcase another dimension of his game with 18 stolen bases. The inability to draw walks and a lack of power will continue to inhibit LeMahieuís fantasy appeal, but in deeper leagues, his above-average contributions in two categories are enough to warrant attention at the middle-infield spot. In recognition of his strong 2013 showing, LeMahieu should be the frontrunner for the Opening Day second base job, but even if he loses out to Rutledge once again, he should see ample usage in a utility role.

2013

LeMahieu redeemed himself following an uninspiring first callup to the Rockies in May, batting .316 after the All-Star break while becoming a defensive standout at second base, making just two errors in 311 chances. Those numbers were nice, but because LeMahieu lacks even low-end power or speed, he was a virtual non-entity in fantasy despite playing regularly in the second half. LeMahieu's mediocre on-base skills will make it difficult to sustain last season's lofty batting average, which would strip him of nearly all his value. If that does not happen, the move of Josh Rutledge to second base almost surely will, as LeMahieu projects this season as little more than a utility infielder, likely replacing Jordan Pacheco on defense in the later innings.

2012

With little power to speak of and poor on-base skills, it's hard to see a lot of upside for LeMahieu even in Coors Field after he was traded to Colorado in the Tyler Colvin deal. LeMahieu does make good contact, so he's a fair bet to hit for average, but he doesn't run much, and the lack of walks limits his capacity to score runs. He could be in the running the second-base job this spring, but you're better off gambling on Chris Nelson or Eric Young, Jr.