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Jayson Werth
Birthdate: 5/20/1979 (37 y, 10 m, 9 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-4/225     Position: OF
Drafted: 1997 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 22, Overall: 22, Team: Baltimore Orioles
Contract: $126M / 7 Years (2011 - 2017)
RotoWire News: Werth (knee) will bat second in the order and man left field in Monday's Grapefruit League game against the Yankees, Chelsea Janes of The Washington Post reports. (3/20/2017)
Profiles:  2010  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Werth, who will be 38 years old in 2017, put his injury-shortened 2015 behind him on his way to 606 plate appearances in 2016. This is perhaps the most telling detail of Werth’s '16 campaign, as he showed that, not only can he be a source of serviceable production as he ages, but he can also stay on the field (if needed) long enough to be serviceable. The power isn’t what it once was (he probably isn’t topping isolated powers over .200 again), but he still hits the ball hard, as evidenced by his 36% hard-hit rate. He popped 21 home runs last year and should continue to be a cheap source of power. Right now, he appears in line for the Nationals' left field job, with Michael Taylor and Clint Robinson on the bench, and he could manage a full season of playing time again. I wouldn’t bet on it, however, as the Nationals have plenty of reason to try to keep him healthy for their likely playoff run. Plus, after acquiring Adam Eaton, left field is one of the few positions the team could continue to upgrade at. Expect another season similar to '16, as Werth should clear 15 home runs with a .250 AVG, though it may come in 500 plate appearances. (Joe Douglas)

The Quick Opinion: Though he may not put up another 600-PA season in 2017, Werth should once again be a solid source of power available in the later rounds of your fantasy draft.

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SeasonLow LeverageGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2002Low Leverage1218215311013204010100.278
2003Low Leverage16323284301430017000010.250
2004Low Leverage781451623117527151015045200120.214
2005Low Leverage78144164362213017817145300041.250
2007Low Leverage711221473423614141724028100020.279
2008Low Leverage10619222449281038171630060200040.255
2009Low Leverage1493193788651150203836512101620481.270
2010Low Leverage142296338945624113403038170220340.318
2011Low Leverage137276309664114110181630177300482.239
2012Low Leverage731441634731122212918128100061.326
2013Low Leverage113228266704812010311934052310140.307
2014Low Leverage13726130974521705312244154400250.284
2015Low Leverage751351613222505151121035230200.237
2016Low Leverage132300340734219012322737089210320.243
TotalLow Leverage131926123014705440156119827522736177053110021505.270

SeasonLow LeverageBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2002Low Leverage9.5 %19.0 %0.50.278.333.444.778.167.33330.1.33097
2003Low Leverage0.0 %53.1 %0.00.250.250.438.688.188.5003-1.0.29170
2004Low Leverage9.3 %27.8 %0.33.214.296.421.717.207.25818-2.6.31187
2005Low Leverage10.4 %27.4 %0.38.250.341.361.703.111.35718-1.5.31590
2007Low Leverage16.3 %19.0 %0.86.279.401.443.844.164.333245.7.378123
2008Low Leverage13.4 %26.8 %0.50.255.362.464.825.208.331336.5.363118
2009Low Leverage13.5 %26.7 %0.50.270.378.505.883.235.3306217.0.383133
2010Low Leverage11.2 %20.7 %0.54.318.396.537.934.220.3776222.8.405152
2011Low Leverage9.7 %24.9 %0.39.239.320.406.726.167.296361.4.322101
2012Low Leverage11.0 %17.2 %0.64.326.405.479.884.153.395289.1.384142
2013Low Leverage12.8 %19.5 %0.65.307.402.491.893.184.3594616.5.393152
2014Low Leverage14.2 %17.5 %0.81.284.395.406.801.123.3424512.2.362131
2015Low Leverage13.0 %21.7 %0.60.237.342.385.727.148.276191.1.322102
2016Low Leverage10.9 %26.2 %0.42.243.329.427.756.183.305432.9.328102
TotalLow Leverage12.0 %23.4 %0.51.270.364.451.815.181.33443990.1.358121

SeasonLow LeverageGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2002Low Leverage1.5033.3 %40.0 %26.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %40.0 %26.7 %33.3 %6.7 %60.0 %33.3 %894049
2003Low Leverage1.0033.3 %33.3 %33.3 %0.0 %20.0 %0.0 %0.0 %40.0 %33.3 %26.7 %0.0 %46.7 %53.3 %1435291
2004Low Leverage0.7618.2 %35.4 %46.5 %2.2 %15.2 %11.4 %100.0 %50.0 %30.0 %20.0 %13.0 %55.0 %32.0 %714275439
2005Low Leverage1.2423.2 %42.4 %34.3 %2.9 %2.9 %11.9 %0.0 %39.4 %32.3 %28.3 %16.2 %58.6 %25.3 %763289474
2007Low Leverage1.2326.6 %40.4 %33.0 %12.9 %12.9 %7.9 %0.0 %35.1 %31.9 %33.0 %18.1 %54.3 %27.7 %653273380
2008Low Leverage0.8820.5 %37.1 %42.4 %5.4 %14.3 %4.1 %0.0 %32.6 %30.3 %37.1 %14.4 %55.3 %30.3 %1001400601
2009Low Leverage0.7821.4 %34.5 %44.1 %7.2 %20.6 %2.6 %0.0 %37.3 %39.6 %23.2 %11.8 %52.7 %35.5 %17346941040
2010Low Leverage0.8517.1 %38.2 %44.7 %3.9 %12.7 %10.3 %0.0 %36.8 %35.5 %27.6 %15.4 %45.2 %39.5 %1455582873
2011Low Leverage0.9216.1 %40.2 %43.7 %12.6 %11.5 %12.5 %0.0 %33.2 %40.7 %26.1 %28.1 %46.2 %25.6 %1363520843
2012Low Leverage1.0524.1 %38.8 %37.1 %4.7 %4.7 %8.9 %0.0 %37.9 %34.5 %27.6 %11.2 %57.8 %31.0 %689266423
2013Low Leverage0.8627.7 %33.3 %39.0 %11.6 %14.5 %5.1 %0.0 %43.5 %34.5 %22.0 %13.6 %46.9 %39.6 %1133446687
2014Low Leverage1.0519.8 %41.1 %39.1 %6.2 %6.2 %3.5 %0.0 %36.2 %39.6 %24.2 %15.5 %45.9 %38.7 %1330537793
2015Low Leverage0.6526.2 %29.1 %44.7 %13.0 %10.9 %3.3 %0.0 %25.2 %37.9 %36.9 %20.4 %43.7 %35.9 %683270413
2016Low Leverage0.9117.9 %39.2 %42.9 %6.6 %13.2 %3.6 %0.0 %40.1 %37.3 %22.6 %12.3 %50.9 %36.8 %1559589970
TotalLow Leverage0.9121.1 %37.6 %41.3 %7.3 %12.4 %6.8 %100.0 %37.4 %36.1 %26.6 %15.6 %50.2 %34.2 %1330952338076