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Kyle Seager
Birthdate: 11/3/1987 (29 y, 4 m, 25 d)     Bats/Throws: L/R     Height/Weight: 5-10/215     Position: 3B
Drafted: 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 3, Pick: 2, Overall: 82, Team: Seattle Mariners
Contract: $100M / 7 Years (2015 - 2021) + 1 Option Years
RotoWire News: Seager, who was 1-for-3 in Friday's 8-2 Cactus League loss to the Rangers, is hitting just .200 this spring. (3/4/2017)
Profiles:  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: For the fourth season in a row, Seager increased his home run output and set career highs across the board. Among them were walk rate and HR/FB rates, ISO, Hard%, batting average, and wOBA. Could there possibly be any further growth left in him? Most of his underlying metrics have been incredibly stable and he makes surprisingly strong contact, as he has maintained excellent swinging strike rates throughout his career. If he ever got his fly ball rate below 40%, he would have his best shot of getting his BABIP above .300 for the first time, but he would give up some power. At age 29, it's hard to imagine yet another step forward, but regression is likely to be rather minor. Expect closer to his 2014 to 2015 production, though his 2016 was no fluke. (Mike Podhorzer)

The Quick Opinion: Stable skills in all the right places driving growth to deliver results never expected from him when he broke into the league. Seager has compiled an excellent set of underlying metrics, and while it's silly to expect yet another step forward, regression should be minor.

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