Yasmany Tomas
Yasmany Tomas
28-Year-Old OutfielderOF
Arizona Diamondbacks
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Tomas, who signed a six-year, $68.5 million contract with the Diamondbacks in 2014, spent the entire 2018 campaign with Triple-A Reno after being outrighted off Arizona's 40-man roster. Despite facing lesser competition, the 28-year-old fared worse than he did during his injury-shortened 2017 campaign (89 wRC+ in 47 games with Arizona in 2017, 86 wRC+ in 106 games with Reno in 2018). Tomas wound up hitting just .262/.280/.465 with 14 homers across 106 games with the Aces, splitting time between first base, left field and DH. He continued to struggle with plate discipline, striking out 27.2% of the time while walking in just 3.0% of his plate appearances. Tomas' combination of terrible defense (-30 DRS) and mediocre hitting will likely assure that he plays out the final two years of his contract in the minors. Read Past Outlooks
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$Signed a six-year, $68.5 million contract with the Diamondbacks in November of 2014.
Removed from 40-man roster
OFArizona Diamondbacks  AAA
August 4, 2019
Tomas was outrighted to Triple-A Reno on Sunday, Steve Gilbert of MLB.com reports.
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Tomas was optioned to Reno on Thursday after spending a week in the majors and now finds himself cast off the 40-man roster. The 28-year-old has a .305/.341/.603 slash line with 29 homers in 98 games at Triple-A this season.
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Batting Order Slot Breakdown
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Left/Right Batting Splits
Since 2017
 
 
+61%
OPS vs RHP
2019
No Stats
2018
No Stats
2017
 
 
+45%
OPS vs RHP
OPS PA R HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG
Since 2017vs Left .523 63 2 2 5 0 .167 .206 .317
Since 2017vs Right .843 123 17 6 27 0 .268 .325 .518
2019vs Left .000 6 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2019vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017vs Left .580 57 2 2 5 0 .185 .228 .352
2017vs Right .843 123 17 6 27 0 .268 .325 .518
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Home/Away Batting Splits
Since 2017
 
 
+88%
OPS at Home
2019
No Stats
2018
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2017
 
 
+76%
OPS at Home
OPS PA R HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG
Since 2017Home .964 90 14 6 25 0 .298 .333 .631
Since 2017Away .512 96 5 2 7 0 .170 .240 .273
2019Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019Away .000 6 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2018Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017Home .964 90 14 6 25 0 .298 .333 .631
2017Away .548 90 5 2 7 0 .183 .256 .293
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Stat Review
How does Yasmany Tomas 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 this season's data (min 200 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
0.00
 
BB Rate
0.0%
 
K Rate
50.0%
 
BABIP
.000
 
ISO
.000
 
AVG
.000
 
OBP
.000
 
SLG
.000
 
OPS
.000
 
wOBA
.000
 
Exit Velocity
98.8 mph
 
Hard Hit Rate
50.0%
 
Barrels/PA
0.0%
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
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Tomas suffered a strained oblique in March, and it's fair to wonder if he was ever completely healthy as a hip injury sidelined him in May before a groin injury eventually ended his season in July when he failed to make it through a rehab assignment. In August, Tomas had core surgery, and it's expected that he will be completely recovered in time for the start of spring training in February. Although he's just a year removed from a 31-homer campaign, the D-backs' current front office regime is not the one that signed him for $68.5 million prior to the 2015 season and their moves over the winter suggest Tomas is not a big part of the plan entering 2018. That 2016 power surge came with gaudy numbers against left-handed pitching (.364/.423/.690), but modest marks against righties (.242/.276/.449), and considering that he's a liability in left field, he may be viewed simply as a sunk cost.
Tomas, dubbed "El Tanque" (Spanish for "The Tank"), showed in 2016 why he's picked up that nickname. The 26-year-old Cuban blasted 31 home runs and posted a .508 slugging percentage in his second MLB season. His .236 ISO was among the top 25 in the league, and right in line with sluggers Robinson Cano and Mike Trout. Fantasy owners probably would've liked more than the 83 RBI they got from Tomas, but he will likely slot into the middle of a lineup that will feature a healthy A.J. Pollock in 2017, so he could build on that number. Tomas offers very little in the stolen-base department (he had just two in six attempts last season), but his power makes him plenty useful. Entering his third MLB season, Tomas offers a solid floor with some upside, and he figures to be a viable option after some of the bigger-name power hitters are gone in drafts.
The Diamondbacks made a splash prior to the 2015 season, signing the 24-year-old Tomas out of Cuba for six years and $68 million. Surprisingly, he started the season at Triple-A Reno after losing the starting third base job out of spring training to Jake Lamb. Tomas wasn’t in the minors long, however, as he joined the Diamondbacks on April 15. Playing for an injured Lamb at third and later as part of an outfield rotation, Tomas posted decent numbers at first but later unraveled. It’s expected that Tomas will display more power as he matures, so more run production should come. Ender Inciarte was moved to Atlanta in the offseason, creating an opening for Tomas, as the Diamondbacks seem intent to collect some return on investment. Look for him to open the year as the primary option in left field.
Tomas defected from Cuba last summer and signed a six-year, $68.5 million contract with the Diamondbacks in November. At 6-1, 220 pounds, Tomas is seen having outstanding power, but most scouts believe he's a tad behind fellow Cuban defector Jose Abreu in both power and pedigree. However, Tomas is three years younger than Abreu. Tomas was one of Cuba's top players and hit .375 (6-of-16) with two home runs in the 2013 World Baseball Classic. He hit .289/.364/.538 with 15 home runs in 284 at-bats in 2012-13 for Industriales of the Serie Nacional, but took a step back in 2013-14 by hitting .290/.346/.450 with six home runs in 257 at-bats in a season that was impacted by a wrist injury, according to Baseball America. Tomas struggled at times in international competitions and there are fears he may not be able to handle MLB breaking balls, but there were similar concerns about Abreu before last year. Tomas will get a shot to win the third base job, but more likely plays left or right field for Arizona. He should be a fixture in the starting lineup at either position.
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Sent back to minors
OFArizona Diamondbacks  AAA
August 1, 2019
Tomas was optioned to Triple-A Reno on Thursday.
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Summoned to majors
OFArizona Diamondbacks  AAA
July 26, 2019
Tomas had his contract purchased from Triple-A Reno on Friday.
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Joining big-league club
OFArizona Diamondbacks  AAA
July 25, 2019
Tomas will have his contract purchased from Triple-A Reno on Friday, Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com reports.
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Launches four homers
OFArizona Diamondbacks  AAA
May 21, 2019
Tomas had four home runs and eight RBI for Triple-A Reno on Monday.
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Shipped to minors camp
OFArizona Diamondbacks  AAA
March 19, 2019
Tomas was reassigned to minor-league camp Tuesday.
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