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Willson Contreras

26-Year-Old Catcher – Chicago Cubs

2018 Stats

AVG

.262

HR

5

RBI

24

R

24

SB

2

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 65 274 237 24 62 24 15 4 5 24 2 1 26 52 2 1 8 .262 .353 .422 .775
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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)     258 985 866 107 237 93 50 5 38 133 9 7 97 217 3 4 15 .274 .355 .475 .830

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Willson Contreras 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
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
Jun. 12 @Mil 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .368 .443 .811
Jun. 11 @Mil 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .368 .444 .812
Jun. 10 Pit Did not play.
Jun. 9 Pit 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .372 .453 .825
Jun. 8 Pit 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .374 .457 .831
Jun. 7 Phi Did not play.
Jun. 6 Phi 3 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .372 .456 .828
Jun. 5 Phi 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .365 .448 .813
Jun. 3 @NYM 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .270 .362 .450 .812
Jun. 2 @NYM 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .364 .454 .818
Jun. 1 @NYM 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .361 .459 .820
May. 31 @NYM 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 .268 .359 .458 .817
May. 30 @Pit 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .363 .466 .829
May. 29 @Pit 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .272 .360 .468 .828
May. 28 @Pit Did not play.
May. 27 SF 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 2 .269 .349 .468 .817
May. 26 SF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .348 .461 .809
May. 25 SF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .350 .466 .816
May. 23 Cle 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .358 .478 .836
May. 22 Cle 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .354 .481 .835
Last 7 Games 19 1 2 0 0 1 1 1 6 0 1 1 0 0 .105 .190 .263 .453
Last 14 Games 38 2 6 0 0 1 2 3 11 0 1 1 1 0 .158 .233 .237 .470
Last 30 Games 85 7 20 1 1 1 4 12 22 1 1 3 1 2 .235 .347 .306 .653

Willson Contreras: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 62 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
2018505031.260.400.783
2017111197211.279.523.916
2016748270.311.500.854

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018183184201.262.415.761
20172663114534.274.489.828
20161782510282.270.483.841

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201810693151.292.500.870
20171882210370.282.473.818
2016133198232.301.564.923

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201812714181.236.339.681
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
Tyler Chatwood CHI-N 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Sal Romano CIN 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000

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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 274 237 9.5% 19% 0.50 78% .315 .160
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3-Year Averages     353 314 9.9% 23.2% 0.43 74% .327 .207
Career     985 866 9.8% 22% 0.45 75% .324 .201

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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 2018 527 4 3 0 0 4 0 0 3 0 2 -5
LF 2018 10 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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0.50 BB/K
GOOD
9.5% BB Rate
GOOD
19.0% K Rate
AVERAGE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.775 OPS
AVERAGE
.353 OBP
GOOD
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.262 AVG
WEAK
.315 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.422 SLG
WEAK
.160 ISO
WEAK

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

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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Contreras is not in the lineup versus Milwaukee on Wednesday.

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Contreras is not in the lineup Sunday against the Pirates.

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Contreras is out of the lineup versus Philadelphia on Thursday.

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Contreras went 1-for-4 with a run scored during Sunday's victory over the Mets.

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Contreras is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Mets.

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Contreras is out of Monday's lineup against the Pirates.

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Contreras went 3-for-6 with a run and an RBI in Friday's win over the Reds.

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Contreras is not in the lineup Monday against the Braves.

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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.