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Tommy La Stella
Birthdate: 1/31/1989 (28 y, 1 m, 26 d)     Bats/Throws: L/R     Height/Weight: 5-11/185     Position: 2B/3B
Drafted: 2011 June Amateur Draft - Round: 8, Pick: 25, Overall: 266, Team: Atlanta Braves
Contract: $0.5M / 1 Years (2016)
Reported: 11/16/2014  Risk: 2  ETA: 2015  Team Rank: NA  Positional Rank: NA  Overall Rank: NA
HitGamePowerRawPowerSpeedFieldThrowsFuture Value
45 / 5530 / 3540 / 4040 / 4040 / 4545 / 4540
RotoWire News: La Stella (hamstring) is in the lineup for the Cubs' Cactus League game Friday, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports. (3/3/2017)
Profiles:  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: The most notable thing Tommy La Stella did in 2016 had nothing to do with his performance on the field, but rather when he temporarily left the team upon being optioned to Triple-A. Between that and a hamstring injury, La Stella was only able to record 169 plate appearances for the season. Nonetheless, in that small sample, he was able to show why the Chicago Cubs enjoy his presence on the roster. He continued to demonstrate a quality approach, as he walked 10.7% of the time and reached base at a .357 clip. At the same time, he did experience a drop in his contact rate, as his 79.8% came in about 10 percentage points lower than 2015, while also experiencing a rise in swings and misses, with a 9.2 SwStr%. He did manage to make significantly harder contact than the previous year, to the tune of a 32.2 Hard%. It's somewhat understandable that he experienced a decline from his typically high contact numbers, given the nagging injury he faced and the off-the-field distraction that he dealt with in the season's second half. As such, he should be able to return to that high-OBP, high-contact trend that has made him a favorite of this Cubs front office thus far. (Randy Holt)

The Quick Opinion: Although limited by injury and some personal issues in 2016, there's a lot to like about Tommy La Stella moving forward. A walk rate over 10% and a contact rate that should bounce back from the 79.8% mark that he turned in this year should earn him no shortage of opportunities off the Chicago bench.

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DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
Total- - -- - -- - -- - -16940121217110110.7 %16.0 %.135.319.270.357.405.333106
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2016-10-02CHC@CIN13B2000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-10-01CHC@CIN8PH1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-09-30CHC@CIN9PH1100000010.0 %0.0 %.0001.0001.0001.0001.000.878472
2016-09-29CHC@PIT13B3000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-09-28CHC@PIT93B2100002000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.500.500.439177
2016-09-27CHC@PIT63B5000000000.0 %20.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-09-26CHC@PIT2PH-3B21100100050.0 %0.0 %1.0001.0001.0001.0002.000.966530
2016-09-25CHCSTL9PH1000000000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-09-24CHCSTL9PH1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-09-19CHCCIN9PH1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-09-18CHCMIL9PH1110001000.0 %0.0 %1.0001.0001.0001.0002.0001.242715
2016-09-17CHCMIL13B4200010000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.500.500.439177
2016-09-16CHCMIL73B41000000025.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.500.333.392146
2016-09-15CHCMIL9PH1000000000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-09-13CHC@STL9PH1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-09-10CHC@HOU92B30000000033.3 %0.0 %.000.000.000.333.000.23037
2016-09-07CHC@MIL9PH1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-09-06CHC@MIL53B4110000000.0 %25.0 %.250.333.250.250.500.31191
2016-09-05CHC@MIL13B41000100025.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.500.333.392146
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2016-09-04CHCSFG9PH1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-09-03CHCSFG93B1000000000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-09-01CHCSFG9PH1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-08-31CHCPIT72B2000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-07-28CHCCHW8PH1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-07-27CHCCHW9PH100000000100.0 %0.0 %.000.000.0001.000.000.691346
2016-07-26CHC@CHW93B3100000000.0 %33.3 %.0001.000.500.500.500.439177
2016-07-24CHC@MIL12B43100110025.0 %0.0 %.3331.0001.0001.0001.333.922501
2016-07-22CHC@MIL9PH1000000000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-07-19CHCNYM13B42000000025.0 %0.0 %.000.667.667.750.667.612293
2016-07-17CHCTEX9PH-2B1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-07-16CHCTEX13B41000100025.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.500.333.392146
2016-07-15CHCTEX9PH100000000100.0 %0.0 %.000.000.0001.000.000.691346
2016-07-09CHC@PIT12B4000000000.0 %75.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-07-08CHC@PIT9PH1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-07-07CHCATL13B3000000000.0 %33.3 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-07-06CHCCIN53B4100010000.0 %25.0 %.000.333.250.250.250.22030
2016-06-07CHC@PHI63B4200000000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.500.500.439177
2016-06-05CHCARI5PH1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2016-06-04CHCARI9PH1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-06-03CHCARI63B3110000000.0 %66.7 %.3331.000.333.333.667.414160
2016-06-02CHCLAD9PH1000000000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-05-31CHCLAD93B1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-05-29CHCPHI9PH1000000000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-05-25CHC@STL63B40000000050.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.500.000.345114
2016-05-24CHC@STL42B0000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000 
2016-05-23CHC@STL9PH1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-05-21CHC@SFG8PH100000000100.0 %0.0 %.000.000.0001.000.000.691346
2016-05-20CHC@SFG23B3100011000.0 %33.3 %.000.500.333.333.333.29379
2016-05-19CHC@MIL9PH1000000000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-05-18CHC@MIL63B6110000000.0 %16.7 %.200.250.200.333.400.327102
2016-05-17CHC@MIL9PH1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-05-15CHCPIT8PH1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-05-14CHCPIT9PH1000000000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-05-11CHCSDP72B-3B4100000000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22030
2016-05-10CHCSDP9PH1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-05-08CHCWSN8PH-3B2100000000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.500.500.439177
2016-05-07CHCWSN8PH-3B200000000100.0 %0.0 %.000.000.0001.000.000.691346
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2016-05-06CHCWSN63B4201112000.0 %0.0 %1.250.333.500.5001.750.896483
2016-05-05CHCWSN23B4310020000.0 %0.0 %.250.750.750.7501.000.750385
2016-05-04CHC@PIT22B4100010000.0 %50.0 %.000.500.250.250.250.22030
2016-05-02CHC@PIT23B5000000000.0 %40.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-05-01CHCATL63B4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.1804
2016-04-29CHCATL9PH1110000000.0 %0.0 %1.0001.0001.0001.0002.0001.242715
2016-04-28CHCMIL63B41100110050.0 %0.0 %.500.500.500.7501.000.656322
2016-04-26CHCMIL9PH100000000100.0 %0.0 %.000.000.0001.000.000.691346
2016-04-24CHC@CIN12B5320131000.0 %0.0 %1.000.500.600.6001.600.900486
2016-04-22CHC@CIN9PH1100010000.0 %0.0 %.0001.0001.0001.0001.000.878472
2016-04-20CHC@STL63B40000000025.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.173-1
2016-04-17CHCCOL9PH1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-04-15CHCCOL9PH1000001000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-04-14CHCCIN63B3000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2016-04-10CHC@ARI63B4300011000.0 %0.0 %.000.750.750.750.750.659324
2016-04-08CHC@ARI9PH1110000000.0 %0.0 %1.0001.0001.0001.0002.0001.242715
2016-04-07CHC@ARI63B3000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100