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Lonnie Chisenhall
Birthdate: 10/4/1988 (28 y, 5 m, 23 d)     Bats/Throws: L/R     Height/Weight: 6-1/200     Position: 3B/OF
Drafted: 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 29, Overall: 29, Team: Cleveland Indians
Contract: $4.3M / 1 Years (2017)
RotoWire News: Chisenhall (shoulder) has a mild AC joint sprain and will be shut down for three days before being re-evaluated, Jordan Bastian of reports. (3/25/2017)
Injury: Shoulder, Day-To-Day
Profiles:  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: In 2011, Lonnie Chisenhall was ranked number 25 on Baseball America's pre-season Top 100 list, and it looked like just a matter of time before he was a sweet-swinging, line-drive scattering third baseman with solid fantasy value hitting in the middle of Cleveland's lineup. Almost six years later, he has carved out a niche as a solid defensive right fielder, primarily used in a platoon role, and putting up solid 1-2 win seasons for the Indians. Unfortunately for fantasy owners, the profile that makes him a solid contributor on a pennant-winning team is not particularly interesting in our world. His rates won't kill you, but his six stolen bases in 2016 were his most since Low-A, and only 51 of his nearly 2,000 MLB plate appearances have ended in home runs. There could always be a breakout waiting, but now 28 years old, Chisenhall is past the point where you want to bet on that. 10, maybe 15 HR and 3-5 steals won't cut it and it's hard to imagine there is more coming.(Chad Young)

The Quick Opinion: There was a time that I was dreaming on a version of Lonnie Chisenhall with a swing tailor-made for .300 averages, 20 home runs, and the athleticism to add a handful of steals. That dream never quite came true, and while Chisenhall has turned into a solid major leaguer, he's not an exciting fantasy player.

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