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Brandon Moss
Birthdate: 9/16/1983 (33 y, 6 m, 10 d)     Bats/Throws: L/R     Height/Weight: 6-1/180     Position: 1B/OF
Drafted: 2002 June Amateur Draft - Round: 8, Pick: 16, Overall: 238, Team: Boston Red Sox
Contract: $12M / 2 Years (2017 - 2018) + 1 Option Years
RotoWire News: Moss will DH in Wednesday's game against Team Venezuela, his first action since being scratched with a stiff lower back, Rustin Dodd of the Kansas City Star reports. (3/8/2017)
Profiles:  2010  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Heading into September last year, it appeared that Brandon Moss was well on his way to a multi-year contract, or at least a qualifying offer. Through August, Moss had hit 25 homers in just 363 plate appearances and his overall batting line was 34% better than league average. Then September happened. Moss came to bat 101 times in the final month of the season and he got just nine hits and struck out 33 times. That month tanked his season stats, bringing his batting average down to .225 and kept him from getting to 30 homers. The left-handed Moss is probably best served in a platoon role and not playing every day like the Cardinals tried to do the second half of last season. While not great defensively, Moss can play both corners in the outfield as well as first base and has some positional versatility. Playing mostly against right-handers and getting a decent amount of rest for the 33-year-old with a history of hip problems (he also missed time last year with an ankle injury) would probably serve to help Moss' performance in the future. Give him 500 plate appearances and he can probably hit 25 homers. He's going to strike out a bunch and have a low average, but it might be worth the trade-off if you can spot his starts. (Craig Edwards)

The Quick Opinion: Moss' September crash hurt his seasonal numbers, but in a platoon role, 25 homers is still a decent possibility for the veteran.

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Season2nd HalfGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
20072nd Half1325297421061406000100.280
20082nd Half4515817735171026122315145130201.222
20092nd Half611651873524524181820141110514.212
20102nd Half1726274310022106000100.154
20112nd Half5660000000002000100.000
20122nd Half58178201553014011333419260220411.309
20132nd Half57179203532415014334321247210221.296
20142nd Half571792163121604251532267410200.173
20152nd Half621741954128715131219255200601.236
20162nd Half5319421437206011262715166140310.191
Total2nd Half428128414552981716665516817514611395131202758.232

Season2nd HalfBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
20072nd Half13.8 %20.7 %0.67.280.379.440.819.160.36840.8.362117
20082nd Half8.5 %25.4 %0.33.222.288.424.712.203.26418-3.3.30682
20092nd Half10.7 %21.9 %0.49.212.299.339.639.127.25616-6.6.28670
20102nd Half3.7 %22.2 %0.17.154.185.192.377.038.2000-3.2.1720
20112nd Half0.0 %33.3 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.000-1-1.5.000-100
20122nd Half9.5 %29.9 %0.32.309.378.573.951.264.4043714.0.402160
20132nd Half10.3 %23.2 %0.45.296.374.615.989.318.3283916.8.420172
20142nd Half14.8 %31.0 %0.48.173.310.274.584.101.24817-6.0.27476
20152nd Half9.7 %28.2 %0.35.236.318.374.692.138.31620-1.5.30391
20162nd Half7.0 %30.8 %0.23.191.248.392.639.201.21517-8.4.27065
Total2nd Half10.0 %27.1 %0.37.232.314.421.735.189.2871680.9.319100

Season2nd HalfGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
20072nd Half1.0026.3 %36.8 %36.8 %0.0 %0.0 %14.3 %0.0 %26.3 %63.2 %10.5 %5.3 %36.8 %57.9 %1124369
20082nd Half1.2618.1 %45.7 %36.2 %4.8 %14.3 %0.0 %0.0 %41.4 %37.9 %20.7 %12.9 %57.8 %29.3 %730283447
20092nd Half1.2020.8 %43.2 %36.0 %2.2 %8.9 %0.0 %0.0 %42.4 %36.8 %20.8 %13.6 %60.8 %25.6 %738288450
20102nd Half1.8315.0 %55.0 %30.0 %0.0 %0.0 %18.2 %0.0 %35.0 %50.0 %15.0 %15.0 %45.0 %40.0 %983563
20112nd Half1.000.0 %50.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %25.0 %25.0 %50.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %18414
20122nd Half0.9024.2 %35.8 %40.0 %10.4 %22.9 %7.0 %0.0 %43.3 %37.5 %19.2 %15.0 %49.2 %35.8 %809310499
20132nd Half0.5815.8 %30.8 %53.4 %8.5 %19.7 %12.2 %0.0 %46.6 %33.1 %20.3 %9.0 %46.6 %44.4 %801295506
20142nd Half0.5421.4 %27.7 %50.9 %12.3 %7.0 %0.0 %100.0 %40.7 %30.1 %29.2 %16.8 %59.3 %23.9 %941384557
20152nd Half0.7518.6 %34.7 %46.6 %7.3 %9.1 %9.8 %100.0 %48.7 %32.8 %18.5 %18.5 %40.3 %41.2 %748288460
20162nd Half0.4319.1 %24.4 %56.5 %8.1 %14.9 %0.0 %0.0 %45.5 %33.3 %21.2 %19.7 %40.9 %39.4 %831287544
Total2nd Half0.7719.6 %35.1 %45.3 %7.9 %13.5 %4.8 %66.7 %43.5 %35.4 %21.1 %15.0 %50.1 %35.0 %582622173609