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Willson Contreras

26-Year-Old Catcher – Chicago Cubs

2018 Stats

AVG

.279

HR

7

RBI

34

R

33

SB

3

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Although he was limited to just 117 games last season, mainly due to a hamstring injury which cost him almost a month, Contreras still finished as a top-six catcher in standard formats. He posted a mi...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 175   DOB: 5/13/1992   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Willson Contreras Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $604,500 contract with the Cubs in March of 2018.

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Willson Contreras 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
2011 19 A BOI 60 239 222 31 58 11 5 4 2 27 3 2 11 41 3 0 3 .261 .305 .347 .652
2012 20 A BOI 64 266 249 32 68 14 10 1 3 39 3 2 11 54 0 1 5 .273 .316 .357 .673
2013 21 A KAN 86 345 310 46 77 27 11 5 11 46 8 3 26 66 1 1 7 .248 .320 .423 .743
2014 22 A+ DAY 80 317 281 40 68 21 14 2 5 37 5 5 28 66 1 2 5 .242 .320 .359 .679
2015 23 AA TEN 126 521 454 71 151 46 34 4 8 75 4 4 57 62 0 3 7 .333 .413 .478 .891
2016 24 AAA IOW 55 240 204 40 72 28 16 3 9 43 4 4 28 32 0 2 6 .353 .442 .593 1.035
2016 24 MAJ CHC 76 283 252 33 71 27 14 1 12 35 2 2 26 67 0 1 4 .282 .357 .488 .845
2017 25 MAJ CHC 117 428 377 50 104 42 21 0 21 74 5 4 45 98 1 2 3 .276 .356 .499 .855
2018 26 MAJ CHC 82 341 294 33 82 31 19 5 7 34 3 1 34 71 2 2 9 .279 .369 .449 .818
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3-Year Averages     96 353 314 41 87 33 17 0 16 54 3 3 35 82 0 1 3 .277 .354 .484 .838
Career  (View All)     275 1,052 923 116 257 100 54 6 40 143 10 7 105 236 3 5 16 .278 .360 .480 .840

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Willson Contreras 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
Jul. 19 StL Did not play.
Jul. 15 @SD 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .279 .369 .449 .818
Jul. 14 @SD Did not play.
Jul. 13 @SD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .364 .447 .811
Jul. 11 @SF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .367 .453 .820
Jul. 10 @SF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .368 .455 .823
Jul. 9 @SF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .372 .461 .833
Jul. 8 Cin 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .287 .372 .466 .838
Jul. 7 Cin Did not play.
Jul. 6 Cin 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .371 .469 .840
Jul. 4 Det 3 1 2 1 0 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .370 .465 .835
Jul. 3 Det 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .365 .448 .813
Jul. 1 Min 5 1 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .360 .445 .805
Jun. 30 Min 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .269 .356 .435 .791
Jun. 29 Min 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .355 .436 .791
Jun. 28 @LAD 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .357 .439 .796
Jun. 27 @LAD 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .360 .444 .804
Jun. 26 @LAD 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .268 .358 .427 .785
Jun. 25 @LAD 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .354 .426 .780
Jun. 24 @Cin 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .351 .423 .774
Jun. 23 @Cin 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .353 .422 .775
Jun. 22 @Cin Did not play.
Jun. 21 @Cin 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .354 .412 .766
Jun. 20 LAD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .360 .419 .779
Jun. 19 LAD 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .365 .427 .792
Jun. 19 LAD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .367 .432 .799
Jun. 17 @StL 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .276 .369 .434 .803
Jun. 16 @StL 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .367 .436 .803
Jun. 15 @StL 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .364 .435 .799
Jun. 13 @Mil 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .366 .441 .807
Last 7 Games 15 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 9 0 0 1 0 0 .133 .316 .133 .449
Last 14 Games 37 6 13 2 1 1 5 7 13 0 0 1 1 1 .351 .457 .541 .998
Last 30 Games 84 11 24 4 1 3 12 10 27 1 1 2 1 1 .286 .371 .464 .835

Willson Contreras: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 79 4 4
2017 108 5 1 6 4 2
2016 57 3 24 24

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Willson Contreras Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018738281.260.493.886
2017111197211.279.523.916
2016748270.311.500.854

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018221255262.285.434.794
20172663114534.274.489.828
20161782510282.270.483.841

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018130144201.323.546.945
20171882210370.282.473.818
2016133198232.301.564.923

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018164193142.244.372.718
20171892811375.270.524.891
2016119144120.261.403.758
Willson Contreras vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jack Flaherty STL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .500

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Willson Contreras Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2011 19 A BOI 239 222 4.6% 17.2% 0.27 82% .313 .086
2012 20 A BOI 266 249 4.1% 20.3% 0.20 78% .337 .084
2013 21 A KAN 345 310 7.5% 19.1% 0.39 79% .282 .175
2014 22 A+ DAY 317 281 8.8% 20.8% 0.42 77% .297 .117
2015 23 AA TEN 521 454 10.9% 11.9% 0.92 86% .370 .145
2016 24 AAA IOW 240 204 11.7% 13.3% 0.88 84% .382 .240
2016 24 MAJ CHC 283 252 9.2% 23.7% 0.39 73% .339 .206
2017 25 MAJ CHC 428 377 10.5% 22.9% 0.46 74% .319 .223
2018 26 MAJ CHC 341 294 10% 20.8% 0.48 76% .344 .170
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3-Year Averages     353 314 9.9% 23.2% 0.43 74% .327 .207
Career     1,052 923 10% 22.4% 0.44 74% .333 .202

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Willson Contreras 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(?)
C 2017 821.3 -1 20 0 0 -1 0 2 6 0 0 -8
2018 669 0 18 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 1 -6
1B 2017 20 1 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3B 2017 2 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
LF 2017 26 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 10 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
RF 2017 6 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Willson Contreras    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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0.48 BB/K
GOOD
10.0% BB Rate
GOOD
20.8% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.818 OPS
GOOD
.369 OBP
GREAT
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.279 AVG
GOOD
.344 BABIP
HIGH
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.449 SLG
AVERAGE
.170 ISO
AVERAGE

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Willson Contreras: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Contreras is not in the lineup Saturday against the Padres.

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Contreras is out of the lineup against the Giants on Wednesday.

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Contreras is out of the lineup Saturday against Cincinnati.

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Contreras went 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored in Friday's loss to the Reds.

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Contreras went 2-for-3 with a walk, a double, a solo home run and three RBI in Wednesday's win over the Tigers.

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Contreras went 3-for-5 with a run and an RBI in Sunday's win over the Twins.

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Contreras is not in the lineup against Minnesota on Friday.

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Contreras homered and drove in four runs in a 2-for-4 game Wednesday against the Dodgers.

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Contreras is not in the lineup for Monday's game against the Dodgers.

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Contreras went 1-for-4 with a solo home run Saturday against the Reds.

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Contreras is not in the lineup against Cincinnati on Friday.

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Contreras is out of the lineup for the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader with the Dodgers.

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Contreras is not in the lineup Monday against the Dodgers.

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Contreras went 2-for-4 with an RBI in Saturday's win over the Cardinals.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

After taking a big step forward at the plate during his 2015 campaign at Double-A, Contreras raked at Triple-A Iowa to begin the season and forced his way onto the Cubs' 25-man roster in short order. Especially for a 24-year-old, his performance was impressive, as he continued to show a discerning eye (9.2 percent walk rate) while flashing 20-25 home run pop. Additionally, Contreras proved to be an above-average defender, which should give him the starting job again in 2017 regardless of what the team does with Miguel Montero. Although his overall line fell during the second half, Contreras cut his strikeout rate from 26.9 percent to 22.1 percent during that span. Moreover, Contreras demonstrated the ability to handle righties and lefties, swatting 10 of his 12 homers against the former while maintaining a slightly higher OPS against the latter (.854). Contreras' pop and run-production potential give him a chance to finish as a top-five catcher in 2017.

2016

Contreras spent the whole year with Double-A Tennessee in 2015 and easily had the best season of his professional career. The 23-year-old backstop batted .333 with 75 RBI and 71 runs for the Smokies and has played his way into the Cubs' long-term plans. With Kyle Schwarber possibly sticking in the outfield, another good year in the minors for Contreras could put him in contention for a spot on the 2017 roster. His BB:K ratio was abysmal coming into 2015, but he learned to take pitches last year, and it paid off in spades. That 57:62 BB:K is appealing, especially coming from a catcher, but he'll need to do it again before we should get too excited.