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Chris Coghlan

33-Year-Old Third Baseman – Chicago Cubs

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: NO   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 195   DOB: 6/18/1985   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a minor-league contract with the Cubs in March of 2018.

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Coghlan signed a minor-league deal with the Cubs on Thursday, The Athletic's Patrick Mooney reports.

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Chris Coghlan 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
2007 22 A JUP 34 145 130 17 26 10 5 3 2 18 5 1 15 19 0 0 0 .200 .277 .331 .608
2007 22 A GRE 81 352 305 60 99 40 26 4 10 64 19 4 47 43 0 0 0 .325 .419 .534 .953
2008 23 AA CAR 132 565 483 83 144 44 32 5 7 74 34 10 67 65 2 1 12 .298 .396 .429 .825
2008 23 AA CAR 28 126 113 16 32 8 7 0 1 14 7 3 12 19 0 0 1 .283 .357 .372 .729
2009 24 AAA NEW 25 110 96 21 33 13 9 1 3 22 9 1 12 10 0 1 1 .344 .418 .552 .970
2009 24 MAJ MIA 128 565 504 84 162 46 31 6 9 47 8 5 53 77 3 1 4 .321 .390 .460 .850
2010 25 MAJ MIA 91 400 358 60 96 28 20 3 5 28 10 3 33 84 3 2 4 .268 .335 .383 .718
2011 26 A+ JUP 10 41 35 4 12 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 5 5 0 1 0 .343 .415 .371 .786
2011 26 AA JAC 5 23 19 3 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 .211 .348 .263 .611
2011 26 AAA NEW 15 68 53 11 13 5 4 0 1 7 3 1 8 5 1 3 3 .245 .358 .377 .735
2011 26 MAJ MIA 65 298 269 33 62 26 20 1 5 22 7 6 22 49 1 2 4 .230 .296 .368 .664
2012 27 AAA NEW 84 368 317 42 90 31 21 3 7 31 10 2 46 44 0 3 2 .284 .375 .435 .810
2012 27 MAJ MIA 39 105 93 10 13 2 1 0 1 10 0 2 9 12 1 2 0 .140 .212 .183 .395
2013 28 A+ JUP 9 28 27 1 5 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 .185 .214 .259 .473
2013 28 AAA NEW 3 14 12 1 6 2 1 0 1 3 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 .500 .571 .833 1.404
2013 28 MAJ MIA 70 214 195 10 50 14 10 3 1 10 2 0 17 43 0 1 1 .256 .318 .354 .672
2014 29 AAA IOW 24 88 70 9 17 5 5 0 0 6 6 1 13 18 1 1 3 .243 .379 .314 .693
2014 29 MAJ CHC 125 432 385 50 109 42 28 5 9 41 7 4 39 81 3 2 3 .283 .352 .452 .804
2015 30 MAJ CHC 148 503 440 64 110 47 25 6 16 41 11 2 58 94 1 1 3 .250 .341 .443 .784
2016 31 AA TEN 5 21 16 3 8 4 4 0 0 6 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 .500 .619 .750 1.369
2016 31 AAA IOW 5 17 17 3 8 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .471 .471 .647 1.118
2016 31 MAJ CHC 48 128 103 21 26 10 7 2 1 16 1 0 22 26 0 1 2 .252 .391 .388 .779
2016 31 MAJ OAK 51 172 158 14 23 10 5 0 5 14 1 1 13 47 0 0 1 .146 .215 .272 .487
2016  (Multiple Teams) 31 MAJ CHC/OAK 99 300 261 35 49 20 12 2 6 30 2 1 35 73 0 1 3 .188 .290 .318 .608
2017 32 A+ DUN 4 13 12 2 6 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .538 .750 1.288
2017 32 AAA BUF 7 28 23 2 5 2 2 0 0 4 0 2 5 3 0 0 0 .217 .357 .304 .661
2017 32 MAJ TOR 36 88 75 7 15 3 2 0 1 5 0 0 9 22 1 1 2 .200 .299 .267 .566
2018 33 R MES 8 36 29 7 10 4 2 1 1 4 1 0 7 5 0 0 0 .345 .472 .586 1.058
2018 33 AAA IOW 13 50 44 5 7 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 5 14 0 0 1 .159 .260 .250 .510
3-Year Averages     94 295 258 35 58 22 13 2 7 25 4 1 34 63 0 1 2 .225 .319 .372 .691
Career  (View All)     801 2,905 2,580 353 666 228 149 26 53 234 47 23 275 535 13 13 24 .258 .334 .398 .731

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Chris Coghlan Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Last 7 Games .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Chris Coghlan Minors Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 19 Memphis 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667
Jul. 16 Memphis 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250
Jul. 15 Nashville 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .500
Jul. 14 Nashville 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jul. 13 Nashville 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 .000 .250 .000 .250
Jul. 12 Nashville 5 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 .600 .600 1.200 1.800
Jul. 8 Nashville 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Jul. 6 Nashville 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Jul. 5 Nashville 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .400 .600
Jul. 4 Nashville 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jul. 2 Memphis 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jul. 1 Memphis 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .333 .000 .333
Jun. 30 Memphis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1.000 .000 .000
Jun. 28 AZL A's 3 2 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 .333 .600 1.333 1.933
Jun. 27 AZLGiants B 5 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .600 1.000
Jun. 26 AZLGiants O 5 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .600 .600 .600 1.200
Jun. 25 AZL Indians 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250
Jun. 23 AZL A's 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .500 .750
Jun. 22 AZLGiants B 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000
Jun. 21 AZL Angels 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650
Last 7 Days 15 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 8 0 0 1 0 .067 .263 .067 .330
Last 14 Days 28 4 6 0 0 1 1 3 10 0 0 1 0 .214 .313 .321 .634
Last 30 Days 70 12 17 3 1 2 5 11 17 1 0 1 0 .243 .354 .400 .754

Chris Coghlan: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 3 18 8 8 1
2016 6 20 18 46 29 18 2
2015 5 15 3 119 99 21
2014 103 101 4 1
2013 1 8 39 18 17 4 1
2012 32 21 13 2
2011 65 65
2010 90 90
2009 1 123 123

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Chris Coghlan: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 4 2 5
2018 7 4

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Chris Coghlan Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201740000.000.000.429
2016252010.120.160.427

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017717150.211.282.569
2016236336292.195.335.627

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017270010.111.111.305
2016114171120.211.298.619

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017487140.250.354.711
2016147185182.170.333.598
Chris Coghlan vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jon Lester CHI-N 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667

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Chris Coghlan Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2007 22 A JUP 145 130 10.3% 13.1% 0.79 85% .220 .131
2007 22 A GRE 352 305 13.4% 12.2% 1.09 86% .353 .209
2008 23 AA CAR 565 483 11.9% 11.5% 1.03 87% .333 .131
2008 23 AA CAR 126 113 9.5% 15.1% 0.63 83% .333 .089
2009 24 AAA NEW 110 96 10.9% 9.1% 1.20 90% .357 .208
2009 24 MAJ MIA 565 504 9.4% 13.6% 0.69 85% .365 .139
2010 25 MAJ MIA 400 358 8.3% 21% 0.39 77% .336 .115
2011 26 A+ JUP 41 35 12.2% 12.2% 1.00 86% .387 .028
2011 26 AA JAC 23 19 17.4% 4.3% 4.00 95% .222 .052
2011 26 AAA NEW 68 53 11.8% 7.4% 1.60 91% .240 .132
2011 26 MAJ MIA 298 269 7.4% 16.4% 0.45 82% .263 .138
2012 27 AAA NEW 368 317 12.5% 12% 1.05 86% .309 .151
2012 27 MAJ MIA 105 93 8.6% 11.4% 0.75 87% .146 .043
2013 28 A+ JUP 28 27 3.6% 21.4% 0.17 78% .238 .074
2013 28 AAA NEW 14 12 14.3% 0% 0.00 100% .455 .333
2013 28 MAJ MIA 214 195 7.9% 20.1% 0.40 78% .322 .098
2014 29 AAA IOW 88 70 14.8% 20.5% 0.72 74% .321 .071
2014 29 MAJ CHC 432 385 9% 18.8% 0.48 79% .337 .169
2015 30 MAJ CHC 503 440 11.5% 18.7% 0.62 79% .284 .193
2016 31 AA TEN 21 16 23.8% 4.8% 5.00 94% .533 .250
2016 31 AAA IOW 17 17 0% 11.8% 0.00 88% .533 .176
2016 31 MAJ CHC 128 103 17.2% 20.3% 0.85 75% .325 .136
2016 31 MAJ OAK 172 158 7.6% 27.3% 0.28 70% .170 .126
2016  (Multiple Teams) 31 MAJ CHC/OAK 300 261 11.7% 24.3% 0.48 72% .235 .130
2017 32 A+ DUN 13 12 7.7% 0% 0.00 100% .500 .250
2017 32 AAA BUF 28 23 17.9% 10.7% 1.67 87% .250 .087
2017 32 MAJ TOR 88 75 10.2% 25% 0.41 71% .264 .067
2018 33 R MES 36 29 19.4% 13.9% 1.40 83% .391 .241
2018 33 AAA IOW 50 44 10% 28% 0.36 68% .207 .091
3-Year Averages     295 258 11.5% 21.4% 0.54 76% .270 .147
Career     2,905 2,580 9.5% 18.4% 0.51 79% .306 .140

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Chris Coghlan 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 2017 23 -1 - -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3B 2017 111.3 -1 - -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
LF 2017 54.7 -2 - -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Chris Coghlan: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Coghlan (wrist) was released by the Blue Jays on Tuesday, Arden Zwelling of Sportsnet.ca reports.

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Coghlan (wrist) was designated for assignment by the Blue Jays on Saturday, Mike Wilner of Sportsnet 590 The Fan reports.

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Coghlan (wrist) went 1-for-3 with an RBI in his first rehab appearance Monday at High-A Dunedin, Keegan Matheson of MLB.com reports.

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Coghlan was placed on the 10-day disabled list Friday with a left wrist contusion, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca reports.

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Coghlan is back in the lineup Wednesday, batting seventh and playing left field.

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Coghlan (back) is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Reds, Arden Zwelling of Sportsnet.ca reports.

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Manager John Gibbons said Coghlan's "back locked up on him during batting practice," but did not believe the injury was very serious, MLB.com's Gregor Chisholm reports.

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Coghlan sat out of Monday's game due to back spasms, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

There was no outlook written for Chris Coghlan.

2017

The Cubs parted ways with Coghlan in February, shipping him to the A's in exchange for Aaron Brooks, but a two-month slump in Oakland ultimately led him back to the Cubs as part of an in-season trade in June. Coghlan returned to form after the deal back to Chicago with a .252/.391/.388 line in a part-time role over 48 games. While the combined performance is that of a below replacement-level player, Coghlan's resurgence with the Cubs closely resembled his output with the club in 2014 and 2015. As a result, he could get an opportunity as a platoon player, or at least steady contributor off the bench with the Phillies after signing an NRI deal with them. There is little reason to think he will see enough playing time to approach his career-high 16 homers from 2015, however, as he can't hit lefties (.427 OPS against southpaws last season), and his defense has graded out as below average in seven of his eight big league seasons.

2016

Coghlan was once again a stabling influence in the Cubs' outfield, seeing 440 at-bats (his highest total since his rookie season in 2009) and reaching career highs in home runs (16), stolen bases (11), and walks (58). Though he didn't play a game in center field last year, he became one of the more versatile players on the team, playing at least three games at five different positions. Alas, he still only qualifies at outfield in most leagues, but a trade to the A's will allow him to once again be deployed fairly regularly. Expect the 30-year-old Coghlan to be deployed primarily in left field against righties, although he could also get some starts in the infield if there is an injury or someone is underperforming.

2015

At 29, Coghlan was one of the old men with the Cubs in 2014. He didn't make the team out of spring training, but he was one of the better hitters on the team after he was promoted in May, highlighted by his league-leading .376 batting average in July. He'll never hit many home runs or steal a lot of bases, but he'll provide a handful of both without hurting your batting average.

2014

Coghlan was able to battle through injuries and a position switch in 2013 to produce a decent .256/.318/.354 line for the Marlins in 70 games. After competing for at-bats in center field with Justin Ruggiano early on, he got a brief look at third base down the stretch as rookies Christian Yelich and Jake Marisnick began to gobble up the playing time in the outfield. Coghlan doesn't provide much power or speed, but he can offer versatility for a big league bench and he will compete for a roster spot with the Cubs during spring training after signing a minor league deal in January.

2013

Coghlan put up a pathetic .140/.212/.394 line over his first 93 at-bats prior to being relegated to Triple-A in mid June. The 26-year-old held his own at Triple-A, batting .284 with a solid .375 OBP in 317 minor league at-bats and flashing some of the upside he put on display during his 2009 Rookie of the Year campaign. With below-average power and speed, Coghlan's best asset is his solid batting eye (117:222 BB:K) and ability to hit for average, but the batting average has been slipping since that stellar rookie season. In three injury-plagued seasons since 2009, the outfielder has batted just .238 in 720 major league at-bats with a .656 OPS over that time. Perhaps the Marlins will give him another look as part of their latest rebuilding effort, but he'll need to impress to secure his roster spot.

2012

Coghlan's transition to center field last season was a total disaster. He never seemed comfortable defensively and had a miserable season at the plate when he managed to stay healthy. Things were no better for Coghlan at Triple-A, and just two seasons after winning the NL Rookie of the Year award there's now no apparent room for him on the Marlins' major league roster. He may need a trade to get his career back on track, but his sub-.400 slugging percentage each of the last two seasons points to rapidly diminishing upside.

2011

The sophomore jinx hit Coghlan hard. His walk rate dropped, his strikeout rate shot up and then to cap it off he tore his MCL in July while delivering a shaving cream pie to Wes Helms' face following Helms' walk-off hit. On the bright side his BABIP and line-drive rate stayed strong, which points to better offensive days ahead, but a discussed move to center field could open him up to further injury if he proves to be overmatched defensively. The Marlins have holes at second base and third base too, though, spots that would be much better fits for Coghlan's skills. If he gets back on track, and on base with the frequency he did as a rookie, he could score a lot of runs hitting ahead of Hanley Ramirez and Mike Stanton.

2010

After a hot start at Triple-A, Coghlan was called up to the majors and quickly took over the starting left-field and leadoff jobs. His ridiculous hitting at the end of the year (.388 batting average over August and September, and he led the majors in hits in the second half) won him the NL Rookie of the Year award, but it's his solid walk rate and all-around skill set that will keep him at the top of the Marlins' batting order. He could shift to second base (his main position in the minors) if Dan Uggla gets penny-pinched out of town, which would give him some extra multi-position value. His fantasy numbers don't look especially impressive, but there's still some upside here even if his batting average returns to a more sustainable .280 or so, and Coghlan could be the kind of player who gets undervalued by the "smart" crowd who expect him to be overvalued based on his Rookie of the Year status.

2009

Coglan's power took a dip at Double-A in 2008, but his patience and speed still mark him as the Marlins' second baseman of the future. That future will be a lot clearer once Dan Uggla's contract status gets decided; if the Marlins sign Uggla to a long-term deal there'll be no room for Coglan, but a one-year deal through arbitration sends a signal that 2010 could be Coglan's year to step forward.

2008

He showed a very nice blend of gap power, speed and patience in Low-A but struggled after a promotion, and at 22 could hardly be considered young for Low-A. If he takes another step forward in 2008 he could end up being a candidate to replace Miguel Cabrera at third base, but the Marlins have also experimented with him at second so his eventual future position is still up in the air. A lot will depend on whether he can start turning some of his doubles into home runs at higher levels.

2007

Coghlan, a supplemental first round pick last year, didn't exactly dispel notions that he could have trouble hitting for power as a pro, collecting just six extra base hits and no home runs in 94 at bats in the New York-Penn League. More encouraging were his 13/10 BB/K ratio and .298 batting average, but he needs to start hitting with more authority before he'll move up the prospect ladder.