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Omar Narvaez

26-Year-Old Catcher – Chicago White Sox

2018 Stats

AVG

.222

HR

1

RBI

7

R

4

SB

0

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Coming off a serviceable major-league debut in 2016, Narvaez was slotted in as the White Sox's Opening Day catcher. Eventually, Narvaez found himself in a three-headed timeshare behind the plate with ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 220   DOB: 2/10/1992   BORN: Maracay, Venezuela   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: By TB In 2008   Show ContractHide Contract

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Omar Narvaez Contract Information:

Signed a one-year contract with the White Sox in Feb. 2017.

June 16, 2018  –  Omar Narvaez News

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Narvaez went 2-for-3 with a three-run homer in Friday's 4-3 loss to the Tigers.

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Omar Narvaez 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 R GUL 47 159 140 11 31 4 4 0 0 15 1 1 16 16 1 1 1 .221 .304 .250 .554
2012 20 R PRI 43 173 151 24 46 9 7 1 1 16 4 2 17 19 2 1 2 .305 .380 .384 .764
2013 21 A HUD 39 162 150 13 40 8 6 2 0 13 0 2 8 21 1 1 2 .267 .311 .333 .644
2014 22 A WIN 47 174 140 18 39 10 8 0 2 16 3 2 27 21 1 4 2 .279 .393 .379 .772
2014 22 A KAN 38 142 127 7 37 3 3 0 0 20 0 0 9 11 0 5 1 .291 .331 .315 .646
2015 23 A WIN 98 385 339 38 93 11 10 0 1 27 1 0 40 31 1 3 2 .274 .352 .313 .665
2016 24 AA BIR 13 49 45 4 10 2 2 0 0 5 0 0 4 8 0 0 0 .222 .286 .267 .553
2016 24 AAA CHA 41 156 143 14 35 8 6 0 2 11 0 0 9 17 2 1 1 .245 .292 .329 .621
2016 24 MAJ CWS 34 117 101 13 27 5 4 0 1 10 0 0 14 14 0 2 0 .267 .350 .337 .687
2017 25 MAJ CWS 90 295 253 23 70 12 10 0 2 14 0 0 38 45 3 0 1 .277 .373 .340 .713
2018 26 MAJ CWS 39 123 108 4 24 9 8 0 1 7 0 2 13 24 2 0 0 .222 .306 .324 .630
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3-Year Averages     62 205 177 18 48 8 7 0 1 12 0 0 26 29 1 1 0 .271 .363 .328 .690
Career  (View All)     163 535 462 40 121 26 22 0 4 31 0 2 65 83 5 2 1 .262 .353 .335 .688

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Omar Narvaez 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
Jun. 20 @Cle 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .306 .324 .630
Jun. 19 @Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .217 .297 .321 .618
Jun. 18 @Cle Did not play.
Jun. 17 Det Did not play.
Jun. 16 Det Did not play.
Jun. 15 Det 3 1 2 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .307 .333 .640
Jun. 14 Cle Did not play.
Jun. 13 Cle Did not play.
Jun. 12 Cle 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .212 .297 .283 .580
Jun. 11 Cle Did not play.
Jun. 10 @Bos 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .290 .263 .553
Jun. 9 @Bos Did not play.
Jun. 8 @Bos Did not play.
Jun. 7 @Min 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .187 .282 .253 .535
Jun. 6 @Min Did not play.
Jun. 5 @Min Did not play.
Jun. 5 @Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .170 .270 .227 .497
Jun. 3 Mil Did not play.
Jun. 2 Mil 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .179 .281 .238 .519
Jun. 1 Mil 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .173 .272 .235 .507
May. 30 @Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .169 .273 .234 .507
May. 29 @Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .282 .243 .525
May. 28 @Cle 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .183 .284 .254 .538
May. 27 @Det 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .174 .278 .232 .510
May. 26 @Det Did not play.
May. 25 @Det 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .182 .289 .242 .531
May. 24 Bal 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .188 .278 .250 .528
May. 23 Bal Did not play.
May. 22 Bal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .180 .275 .246 .521
May. 21 Bal 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .180 .275 .246 .521
Last 7 Games 9 1 3 1 0 1 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .400 .778 1.178
Last 14 Games 20 1 9 3 0 1 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 .450 .476 .750 1.226
Last 30 Games 48 1 13 4 0 1 6 5 8 0 0 0 0 1 .271 .340 .417 .757

Omar Narvaez: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 38
2017 83 1 1
2016 34

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Omar Narvaez Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018160000.063.063.273
2017435000.233.302.668
2016216140.333.524.947

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018924170.250.370.693
2017210182140.286.348.723
2016807060.250.288.617

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018523160.231.404.714
201711913290.269.370.757
2016546170.222.315.594

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018561010.214.250.552
201713410050.284.313.673
2016477030.319.362.790
Omar Narvaez vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Omar Narvaez 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 R GUL 159 140 10.1% 10.1% 1.00 89% .248 .029
2012 20 R PRI 173 151 9.8% 11% 0.89 87% .341 .079
2013 21 A HUD 162 150 4.9% 13% 0.38 86% .308 .066
2014 22 A WIN 174 140 15.5% 12.1% 1.29 85% .306 .100
2014 22 A KAN 142 127 6.3% 7.7% 0.82 91% .306 .024
2015 23 A WIN 385 339 10.4% 8.1% 1.29 91% .297 .039
2016 24 AA BIR 49 45 8.2% 16.3% 0.50 82% .270 .045
2016 24 AAA CHA 156 143 5.8% 10.9% 0.53 88% .264 .084
2016 24 MAJ CWS 117 101 12% 12% 1.00 86% .295 .070
2017 25 MAJ CWS 295 253 12.9% 15.3% 0.84 82% .330 .063
2018 26 MAJ CWS 123 108 10.6% 19.5% 0.54 78% .277 .102
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3-Year Averages     205 177 12.7% 14.1% 0.90 84% .318 .057
Career     535 462 12.1% 15.5% 0.78 82% .310 .073

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Omar Narvaez 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 274.7 -10 35 0 0 -3 0 0 -1 0 0 -6

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2018 Stat Review for Omar Narvaez    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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0.54 BB/K
GOOD
10.6% BB Rate
GREAT
19.5% K Rate
AVERAGE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.630 OPS
TERRIBLE
.306 OBP
WEAK
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.222 AVG
TERRIBLE
.277 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.324 SLG
TERRIBLE
.102 ISO
TERRIBLE

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Omar Narvaez: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Narvaez will get another day off Saturday against the Red Sox.

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Narvaez is not in the lineup against Boston on Friday.

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Narvaez is not a part of Wednesday's starting lineup against the Twins.

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Narvaez is not in the lineup for Game 2 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Twins.

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Narvaez is out of the lineup Sunday against the Brewers.

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Narvaez is not in the lineup for Monday's game against the Indians, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Narvaez went 1-for-3 in Thursday's 9-3 loss to the Orioles.

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Narvaez will serve as the White Sox's No. 1 catcher after Welington Castillo was suspended for 80 games, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Narvaez went 1-for-3 with a walk, a double and an RBI in Monday's 5-4 loss to the Rays.

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Narvaez will open the season as the backup to primary catcher Welington Castillo, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Narvaez (elbow) went 1-for-2 in his spring debut Friday against the Dodgers.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

Narvaez hadn't played an inning above High-A in his career prior to 2016, but he made a much bigger impact than expected. He began the campaign with Double-A Birmingham, but he only played 13 games there before he was promoted to Triple-A Charlotte. Although his results were modest at best (.245 batting average, 11 RBI, 14 runs), injuries in Chicago helped the backstop get the call to the big leagues, where he fared surprisingly well. His .267 batting average in 101 at-bats was more than serviceable considering the circumstances, and he impressed many with his plate discipline by posting a strong 14:14 K:BB ratio over that span. He certainly doesn't have the prospect shine that newly drafted Zack Collins has, but at just 24 years old, Narvaez has some room to grow over the years as he continues to face upper-level pitching. He should compete for the starting gig out of spring training if he can maintain this strong showing at the plate.