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Chris Hatcher
Birthdate: 1/12/1985 (32 y, 2 m, 14 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-2/205     Position: P
Drafted: 2006 June Amateur Draft - Round: 5, Pick: 19, Overall: 155, Team: Florida Marlins
Contract: $1.2M / 1 Years (2017)
RotoWire News: Hatcher (oblique) is in camp and will compete for a bullpen job this spring, Cary Osbourne of Dodger Insider reports. (2/23/2017)
Profiles:  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: One of the key pieces in the Dee Gordon trade of a couple winters ago, Hatcher always had the stuff to be a dominant reliever. Unfortunately, his mechanics have betrayed him at times, as has his body. He spent ample time on the disabled list the past two seasons, and his 2016 season ended after suffering a Grade 3 oblique strain on July 20. His walk rate spiked, which led to an overall decrease in effectiveness. He still missed bats (23.8 K%, 9.9 SwStr%), but Hatcher may not be the closer in waiting some where expecting. He has always been prone to the home run, with a 12.2 HR/FB% for his career. With the Dodgers not having a true eighth-inning reliever, Hatcher could step (back) into that role, provided his command is back to his 2014- and second half 2015 form. Worst case scenario is he doesn't improve and doesn't end 2017 on an MLB roster. (Dustin Nosler)

The Quick Opinion: Hatcher has all the potential and stuff to be a back-end reliever, but he has yet to put it all together for a consistent period of time. His command wavers at times, but he still has strikeout stuff. He might grab a save opportunity or two, but don't count on him being anything more than a middle relief-type.

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9/2W Valdez6-T11232-4Wilson Valdez struck out swinging.1.751.5414.4 %.0520.79
9/2R Oswalt6-T21232-4Roy Oswalt struck out looking.2.010.7419.6 %.0500.74
8/19K Blanks6-B11__4-3Kyle Blanks grounded into a double play to second (Grounder). Orlando Hudson out at second.0.970.4323.3 %.0390.43
9/20F Freeman7-T11230-4Freddie Freeman grounded into a double play to shortstop (Grounder). Dan Uggla out at second.0.501.543.4 %.0291.54
9/15H Pence7-B21233-1Hunter Pence reached on fielder's choice to third (Grounder). Chase Utley out at third. Placido Polanco advanced to 2B.1.190.749.7 %.0290.74
8/19J Guzman6-B0___4-3Jesus Guzman flied out to shortstop (Fly).0.710.3923.6 %.0170.19
9/2J Mayberry6-T01232-4John Mayberry hit a sacrifice fly to center (Fly). Chase Utley scored.1.872.3016.9 %.0150.42
9/20B McCann7-T01230-4Brian McCann fouled out to shortstop (Fly).0.312.302.3 %.0110.77
9/5J Thole9-T1_2_9-3Josh Thole grounded out to second (Grounder). Nick Evans advanced to 3B.0.070.6699.8 %.0020.31
9/1J Pridie8-B11237-2Jason Pridie fouled out to third (Fly).0.051.490.2 %.0010.77
9/25Y Betancourt7-B01__8-4Yuniesky Betancourt grounded out to first (Grounder). Jerry Hairston advanced to 2B.0.160.852.3 %.0010.19
9/25C Hart7-B21__9-4Corey Hart struck out looking. %.0010.22
9/1J Reyes8-B21237-2Jose Reyes flied out to center (Fliner (Fly)).0.050.720.4 %.0010.72
7/16D Barney8-B0___3-11Darwin Barney flied out to shortstop (Fly).0.040.5099.8 %.0010.23
7/16T Campana8-B1___3-11Tony Campana grounded out to second (Grounder).0.020.2699.9 %.0000.16
9/9A Presley8-B21_34-13Alex Presley struck out swinging.0.010.46100.0 %.0000.46
9/5W Harris9-T2__39-3Willie Harris flied out to center (Fly).0.010.35100.0 %.0000.35
9/5D Wright9-T0___9-1David Wright flied out to left (Fliner (Liner)).0.010.48100.0 %.0000.22
8/20K Blanks6-B0_2312-1Kyle Blanks hit a sacrifice fly to left (Fly). Jesus Guzman scored.0.011.860.0 %.0000.27
7/16K Fukudome8-B2___3-11Kosuke Fukudome struck out swinging.0.010.1099.9 %.0000.10
9/9C d'Arnaud9-B0___4-13Chase d'Arnaud grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).0.010.44100.0 %.0000.21
9/13C Jones8-B2___7-1Chipper Jones struck out looking. %.0000.09
9/13J Heyward8-B0_2_6-1Jason Heyward grounded out to second (Grounder). Alex Gonzalez advanced to 3B. %.0000.16
8/20J Darnell6-B2___14-1James Darnell struck out swinging. %.0000.08
8/20N Hundley6-B1_2_14-1Nick Hundley homered (Fly). Orlando Hudson scored.0.000.590.0 %.000-1.61
8/20L Forsythe6-B1___14-1Logan Forsythe struck out looking. %.0000.12
9/9X Paul9-B1___4-13Xavier Paul fouled out to third (Fly).0.000.23100.0 %.0000.14
9/9B Wood9-B2___4-13Brandon Wood singled to center (Liner).0.000.09100.0 %.000-0.12
9/9R Doumit9-B21__4-13Ryan Doumit grounded out to first (Grounder).0.000.21100.0 %.0000.20
8/20J Guzman6-B01__10-1Jesus Guzman singled to right (Grounder). Cameron Maybin advanced to 2B.0.010.750.1 %.000-0.59
9/5A Pagan9-T1___9-1Angel Pagan tripled to center (Fliner (Fly)).0.000.25100.0 %.000-0.67
8/20C Maybin6-B0___10-1Cameron Maybin singled to center (Grounder).0.000.390.1 %.000-0.36
8/20O Hudson6-B012_11-1Orlando Hudson singled to right (Grounder). Cameron Maybin scored. Jesus Guzman advanced to 3B on error. Orlando Hudson advanced to 2B. Error by Giancarlo Stanton.0.001.340.1 %.000-1.52
9/5J Bay9-T1__39-3Jason Bay homered (Fly). Angel Pagan scored.0.010.92100.0 %.000-1.34
9/13M Bourn8-B1__37-1Michael Bourn hit a sacrifice fly to center (Fliner (Liner)). Alex Gonzalez scored.0.030.900.3 %-.001-0.19
9/13A Gonzalez8-B0___6-1Alex Gonzalez doubled to left (Grounder).0.020.450.4 %-.001-0.61
9/5N Evans9-T1___9-3Nick Evans hit a ground rule double (Fliner (Fly)).0.030.2599.9 %-.002-0.40
9/2C Ruiz6-T1_232-4Carlos Ruiz was intentionally walked.1.111.3614.7 %-.003-0.17
9/25J Hairston7-B0___8-4Jerry Hairston singled to center (Grounder).0.100.482.6 %-.004-0.37
9/25C Counsell7-B11_39-4Craig Counsell reached on fielder's choice to second (Grounder). Jerry Hairston scored. George Kottaras out at second. %-.004-0.07
9/25G Kottaras7-B1_2_8-4George Kottaras singled to second (Grounder). Jerry Hairston advanced to 3B.0.140.662.4 %-.006-0.50
9/20M Prado7-T0___0-4Martin Prado singled to left (Grounder).0.190.485.3 %-.007-0.37
9/20C Jones7-T01__0-4Chipper Jones singled to right (Grounder). Martin Prado advanced to 2B.0.280.854.6 %-.010-0.60
9/20D Uggla7-T012_0-4Dan Uggla walked. Martin Prado advanced to 3B. Chipper Jones advanced to 2B.0.341.443.6 %-.013-0.86
9/2H Pence6-T0_232-3Hunter Pence walked.1.371.9318.6 %-.017-0.37
8/19O Hudson6-B1___4-3Orlando Hudson singled to right (Liner).0.510.2025.3 %-.020-0.23
8/19N Hundley7-B0___4-3Nick Hundley reached on error to shortstop (Grounder). Error by Emilio Bonifacio.0.620.3918.7 %-.025-0.36
9/2R Howard6-T112_2-4Hunter Pence advanced on a wild pitch to 2B.1.350.8818.4 %-.037-0.48
8/19L Forsythe7-B01__4-3Logan Forsythe walked. Nick Hundley advanced to 2B.1.050.7516.1 %-.037-0.59
9/2C Utley6-T012_2-3Ryan Howard advanced on a wild pitch to 2B.1.851.4423.9 %-.053-0.49