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James Loney
Birthdate: 5/7/1984 (32 y, 10 m, 17 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-2/220     Position: 1B
Drafted: 2002 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 19, Overall: 19, Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Contract: $0.2M / 1 Years (2017)
RotoWire News: Loney signed a minor-league deal with the Rangers on Friday, Fanragsports.com reports. (1/20/2017)
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Profile: James Loney had a somewhat unexpected extended stint with the Mets in 2016 after being acquired from the Padres in late May. During this time he put up surprisingly good power numbers relative to the rest of his career, posting the most home runs per plate appearance since his time with the Dodgers back in 06 and 07 and about 25% higher than his career average. He worked with Mets hitting coach Kevin Long to adjust his batting stance, moving to a crouched and closed posture similar to that adopted by Daniel Murphy under Long’s tutelage. Even with this increased power production, roughly one home run per 34 plate appearances, Loney was still far below league average, especially for first basemen, and it pushed him into a career low walk rate. This weak power combined with his deteriorating ability to hit for average and the lack of any apparent starting role at the major league level leaves him with dubious at best fantasy value. (Andrew Perpetua)

The Quick Opinion: As of writing this, James Loney remains a free agent with little chance to crack a major league roster coming out of camp. His fantasy value has evaporated, and it is difficult to imagine a scenario in which he would warrant a roster spot on even the deepest of fantasy leagues.

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SeasonHandednessGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009vs L as L71124145342550472519024011300.274
2009vs R as L14745250712897202920655110440301300.283
2009vs L as R16000000060000000030.000
2009vs R as R630000000400000000043.000
2009vs L711241453425504132519024011330.274
2009vs R14845250712897202960655110440301343.283
SeasonHome / AwayGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Home7827531069551121303631636031832.251
2009Away77301342936714012435439432010841.309
2009Home vs L345967119200476011011200.186
2009Home vs R762162435846921262925625020632.269
2009Away vs L376578231630491813013000130.354
2009Away vs R7223626470511108343626419010711.297
SeasonMonthlyGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Mar/Apr22809725196009161624010211.313
2009May29121128332650214225217020320.273
2009Jun26941042416413121110214000120.255
2009Jul2390102282141213141215000511.311
2009Aug2590104201440281214115000310.222
2009Sept/Oct301011173226204171513213011201.317
20091st Half8633137193681717435437736030861.281
20092nd Half692452816954816303633332011812.282
SeasonBatted BallsGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Grounders13021921939363000140000001500.178
2009Flies114177180341192121240000030000.192
2009Liners8311211389751301133000010100.795
2009Bunts1010000000000001000.000
SeasonLocationGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009as L to Left11014915148361020015000020500.322
2009as L to Center1131731745547602224000001800.318
2009as L to Right109186188593990111148000020300.317
2009Pull109186188593990111148000020300.317
2009Center1131731745547602224000001800.318
2009Opposite11014915148361020015000020500.322
SeasonLeverageGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Low Leverage13326730276591106272934531010231.285
2009Medium Leverage1402312606348825223427324001741.273
2009High Leverage827890231560224279213030701.295
SeasonThrough CountGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Through 3 - 041154644000013192000000.267
2009Through 3 - 151316298001143012010100.290
2009Through 3 - 26057791713301192107010200.298
2009Through 2 - 0896911720152122144693010200.290
2009Through 1 - 013924931171531017742581023030900.285
2009Through 2 - 111312616037276222203218010500.294
2009Through 1 - 11332422656850121553621135020700.281
2009Through 0 - 11402662796954121223212045010500.259
2009Through 2 - 289110124282151111214023000300.255
2009Through 1 - 210815716432235044157046000400.204
2009Through 0 - 280971002319301183030000200.237
SeasonSituationalGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Bases Empty14630032574569188825038000000.247
2009Men on Base136276327886616155824510300411600.319
2009Men In Scoring1181702075038903374321022041500.294
SeasonPositionGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009as 1B1525716461621222521372906910670411573.284
2009as PH6560000010101000100.000
SeasonBatting OrderGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Batting 3rd29113101131200000010.333
2009Batting 4th219195261970011194014000300.286
2009Batting 5th6022626258431014283033431020412.257
2009Batting 6th501872125846705202922214021831.310
2009Batting 7th134453129102109948000020.273
2009Batting 8th410105400112000000000.500
2009Batting 9th5990000000001000100.000

SeasonHandednessBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009vs L as L13.1 %16.6 %0.79.274.368.411.779.137.309202.4.349114
2009vs R as L10.1 %8.7 %1.16.283.354.396.750.113.29660-0.6.327100
2009vs L as R0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.00000.0.000 
2009vs R as R0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.00000.0.000 
2009vs L13.1 %16.6 %0.79.274.368.411.779.137.309202.4.349114
2009vs R10.1 %8.7 %1.16.283.354.396.750.113.29660-0.6.327100
SeasonHome / AwayBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Home10.0 %11.6 %0.86.251.324.316.640.065.28226-11.6.28473
2009Away11.4 %9.4 %1.22.309.387.475.862.166.3145413.3.376129
2009Home vs L9.0 %16.4 %0.55.186.258.220.478.034.2242-5.8.22431
2009Home vs R10.3 %10.3 %1.00.269.342.343.684.074.29723-5.8.30081
2009Away vs L16.7 %16.7 %1.00.354.462.5851.046.231.396178.0.454184
2009Away vs R9.8 %7.2 %1.37.297.365.445.810.148.295375.1.352116
SeasonMonthlyBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Mar/Apr16.5 %4.1 %4.00.313.423.388.810.075.325142.7.363123
2009May3.9 %13.3 %0.29.273.297.364.661.091.29811-4.8.28470
2009Jun9.6 %13.5 %0.71.255.327.415.742.160.27312-0.7.32095
2009Jul11.8 %4.9 %2.40.311.392.444.837.133.313163.4.369127
2009Aug13.5 %14.4 %0.93.222.327.333.660.111.24710-2.6.29981
2009Sept/Oct11.1 %11.1 %1.00.317.391.455.847.139.329183.9.369127
20091st Half10.0 %9.7 %1.03.281.350.402.752.121.29644-0.4.327100
20092nd Half11.7 %11.4 %1.03.282.366.396.762.114.303362.2.338107
SeasonBatted BallsBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Grounders0.0 %0.0 %0.00.178.178.192.370.014.178-4-29.7.164-10
2009Flies0.0 %0.0 %0.00.192.189.469.658.277.13113-8.7.27061
2009Liners0.0 %0.0 %0.00.795.788.9381.725.143.7865339.9.757388
2009Bunts0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.0000-0.3.000-100
SeasonLocationBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009as L to Left0.0 %0.0 %0.00.322.318.416.734.094.31817-1.4.31893
2009as L to Center0.0 %0.0 %0.00.318.318.387.705.069.31018-2.7.31088
2009as L to Right0.0 %0.0 %0.00.317.314.543.857.226.271285.5.364124
2009Pull0.0 %0.0 %0.00.317.314.543.857.226.271285.5.364124
2009Center0.0 %0.0 %0.00.318.318.387.705.069.31018-2.7.31088
2009Opposite0.0 %0.0 %0.00.322.318.416.734.094.31817-1.4.31893
SeasonLeverageBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Low Leverage11.3 %10.3 %1.10.285.364.393.757.109.303381.4.334104
2009Medium Leverage10.4 %9.2 %1.13.273.349.390.738.117.28731-0.5.32799
2009High Leverage10.0 %14.4 %0.69.295.356.449.804.154.318120.9.341108
SeasonThrough CountBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Through 3 - 067.4 %4.3 %15.50.267.761.2671.028.000.308137.2.517227
2009Through 3 - 148.4 %3.2 %15.00.290.629.3871.016.097.276168.1.487207
2009Through 3 - 226.6 %8.9 %3.00.298.481.404.885.105.320155.2.409154
2009Through 2 - 039.3 %2.6 %15.33.290.569.4351.004.145.2772511.3.446179
2009Through 1 - 018.6 %7.4 %2.52.285.416.418.834.133.288479.5.366125
2009Through 2 - 120.0 %5.0 %4.00.294.434.421.855.127.299277.5.385138
2009Through 1 - 17.9 %13.2 %0.60.281.336.401.737.120.30931-0.9.32598
2009Through 0 - 14.3 %16.1 %0.27.259.290.335.625.075.30522-11.7.27866
2009Through 2 - 211.3 %18.5 %0.61.255.339.345.684.091.31413-1.8.31189
2009Through 1 - 24.3 %28.0 %0.15.204.238.312.550.108.2628-11.6.24343
2009Through 0 - 23.0 %30.0 %0.10.237.260.299.559.062.3335-6.6.24947
SeasonSituationalBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Bases Empty7.7 %11.7 %0.66.247.305.363.668.117.26031-8.2.29880
2009Men on Base13.8 %9.2 %1.50.319.409.438.848.120.3395010.4.367126
2009Men In Scoring15.5 %10.6 %1.45.294.398.400.798.106.315272.2.342109
SeasonPositionBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009as 1B10.7 %10.4 %1.03.284.359.403.761.119.301802.9.334104
2009as PH16.7 %16.7 %1.00.000.167.000.167.000.0000-1.0.118-41
SeasonBatting OrderBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Batting 3rd18.2 %0.0 %2.00.333.455.8891.343.556.25031.9.538241
2009Batting 4th4.2 %14.7 %0.29.286.316.363.678.077.3389-2.1.30182
2009Batting 5th12.6 %11.8 %1.06.257.349.363.711.106.28029-2.7.31692
2009Batting 6th10.4 %6.6 %1.57.310.379.428.807.118.312304.6.355118
2009Batting 7th17.0 %15.1 %1.13.273.396.432.828.159.29470.7.345111
2009Batting 8th0.0 %0.0 %0.00.500.500.8001.300.300.44431.9.560256
2009Batting 9th0.0 %11.1 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.000-1-2.4.000-100

SeasonHandednessGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009vs L as L1.0821.8 %40.6 %37.6 %18.4 %10.5 %7.3 %0.0 %36.3 %38.2 %25.5 %22.6 %53.9 %23.5 %589241348
2009vs R as L1.2522.1 %43.3 %34.5 %6.3 %6.3 %2.8 %0.0 %36.7 %32.9 %30.4 %12.9 %66.4 %20.7 %19007521148
2009vs L as R0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      000
2009vs R as R0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      000
2009vs L1.0821.8 %40.6 %37.6 %18.4 %10.5 %7.3 %0.0 %36.3 %38.2 %25.5 %22.6 %53.9 %23.5 %589241348
2009vs R1.2522.1 %43.3 %34.5 %6.3 %6.3 %2.8 %0.0 %36.7 %32.9 %30.4 %12.9 %66.4 %20.7 %19007521148
SeasonHome / AwayGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009Home1.2819.8 %45.0 %35.1 %12.9 %1.2 %2.8 %0.0 %33.3 %34.6 %32.1 %16.1 %66.3 %17.7 %1171469702
2009Away1.1624.1 %40.7 %35.2 %5.3 %12.6 %4.5 %0.0 %39.6 %33.3 %27.0 %13.7 %61.9 %24.4 %1318524794
2009Home vs L0.9114.3 %40.8 %44.9 %18.2 %0.0 %10.0 %0.0 %32.0 %36.0 %32.0 %20.0 %66.0 %14.0 %271111160
2009Home vs R1.4121.2 %46.1 %32.6 %11.1 %1.6 %1.1 %0.0 %33.7 %34.2 %32.1 %15.0 %66.3 %18.7 %900358542
2009Away vs L1.3128.8 %40.4 %30.8 %18.8 %25.0 %4.8 %0.0 %40.4 %40.4 %19.2 %25.0 %42.3 %32.7 %318130188
2009Away vs R1.1322.9 %40.8 %36.2 %2.5 %10.1 %4.5 %0.0 %39.5 %31.7 %28.9 %11.0 %66.5 %22.5 %1000394606
SeasonMonthlyGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009Mar/Apr1.4327.3 %42.9 %29.9 %4.3 %0.0 %9.1 %0.0 %39.0 %33.8 %27.3 %9.1 %72.7 %18.2 %382163219
2009May1.1821.7 %42.5 %35.8 %21.1 %5.3 %0.0 %0.0 %34.0 %34.0 %32.1 %21.7 %55.7 %22.6 %484171313
2009Jun0.7817.5 %36.3 %46.3 %10.8 %8.1 %3.4 %0.0 %33.8 %41.3 %25.0 %16.3 %62.5 %21.3 %401156245
2009Jul1.7522.4 %49.4 %28.2 %4.2 %8.3 %0.0 %0.0 %35.3 %37.7 %27.1 %12.9 %69.4 %17.7 %409170239
2009Aug1.3222.7 %44.0 %33.3 %0.0 %8.0 %3.0 %0.0 %41.3 %28.0 %30.7 %13.3 %62.7 %24.0 %381153228
2009Sept/Oct1.1221.3 %41.6 %37.1 %6.1 %12.1 %8.1 %0.0 %37.8 %28.9 %33.3 %13.3 %63.3 %23.3 %432180252
20091st Half1.1322.8 %40.9 %36.2 %12.0 %6.5 %3.3 %0.0 %36.2 %36.2 %27.5 %15.8 %63.4 %20.8 %1435565870
20092nd Half1.3521.0 %45.3 %33.6 %4.2 %8.3 %4.1 %0.0 %37.2 %30.7 %32.1 %13.5 %64.7 %21.9 %1054428626
SeasonBatted BallsGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009Grounders219.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %3.7 %0.0 %49.3 %35.2 %15.5 %9.6 %76.3 %14.2 %789276513
2009Flies0.000.0 %0.0 %100.0 %8.9 %6.7 %0.0 %0.0 %21.1 %32.8 %46.1 %25.0 %56.7 %18.3 %622210412
2009Liners0.00100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %37.2 %32.7 %30.1 %8.0 %52.2 %39.8 %389138251
2009Bunts0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %101
SeasonLocationGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009as L to Left0.4122.5 %22.5 %55.0 %12.0 %0.0 %5.9 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %23.8 %63.6 %12.6 %518188330
2009as L to Center1.3121.4 %44.5 %34.1 %6.8 %3.4 %3.9 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %16.7 %63.8 %19.5 %602195407
2009as L to Right2.8422.3 %57.4 %20.2 %5.3 %28.9 %2.8 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %5.9 %64.4 %29.8 %681241440
2009Pull2.8422.3 %57.4 %20.2 %5.3 %28.9 %2.8 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %5.9 %64.4 %29.8 %681241440
2009Center1.3121.4 %44.5 %34.1 %6.8 %3.4 %3.9 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %16.7 %63.8 %19.5 %602195407
2009Opposite0.4122.5 %22.5 %55.0 %12.0 %0.0 %5.9 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %23.8 %63.6 %12.6 %518188330
SeasonLeverageGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009Low Leverage1.3124.1 %43.0 %32.9 %7.7 %7.7 %3.9 %0.0 %36.7 %32.9 %30.4 %16.0 %62.0 %21.9 %1135460675
2009Medium Leverage1.2619.3 %44.9 %35.7 %10.8 %6.8 %3.2 %0.0 %36.5 %38.5 %25.0 %14.4 %67.8 %17.8 %987391596
2009High Leverage0.8623.5 %35.3 %41.2 %7.1 %7.1 %4.2 %0.0 %36.8 %23.5 %39.7 %11.8 %58.8 %29.4 %367142225
SeasonThrough CountGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009Through 3 - 00.5715.4 %30.8 %53.8 %28.6 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %23.1 %23.1 %53.9 %23.1 %69.2 %7.7 %21216943
2009Through 3 - 11.7010.0 %56.7 %33.3 %10.0 %10.0 %5.9 %0.0 %43.3 %26.7 %30.0 %16.7 %60.0 %23.3 %344216128
2009Through 3 - 21.8527.5 %47.1 %25.5 %15.4 %7.7 %8.3 %0.0 %39.2 %27.5 %33.3 %17.7 %60.8 %21.6 %521258263
2009Through 2 - 01.3326.9 %41.8 %31.3 %23.8 %9.5 %10.7 %0.0 %41.8 %22.4 %35.8 %16.4 %55.2 %28.4 %553359194
2009Through 1 - 01.1523.1 %41.0 %35.8 %12.2 %8.5 %6.4 %0.0 %38.0 %31.4 %30.6 %15.3 %60.3 %24.5 %1295668627
2009Through 2 - 11.5319.3 %48.7 %31.9 %15.8 %5.3 %5.2 %0.0 %40.3 %26.1 %33.6 %16.8 %59.7 %23.5 %814422392
2009Through 1 - 11.1421.1 %42.1 %36.8 %7.8 %6.5 %3.4 %0.0 %38.3 %35.4 %26.3 %14.8 %63.2 %22.0 %1213485728
2009Through 0 - 11.3722.1 %45.0 %32.9 %6.8 %2.7 %2.0 %0.0 %36.0 %37.4 %26.6 %14.4 %68.5 %17.1 %1132325807
2009Through 2 - 21.1623.0 %41.4 %35.6 %16.1 %3.2 %2.8 %0.0 %37.9 %32.2 %29.9 %13.8 %62.1 %24.1 %740315425
2009Through 1 - 21.4115.3 %49.5 %35.1 %7.7 %10.3 %1.8 %0.0 %36.9 %40.5 %22.5 %11.7 %68.5 %19.8 %831264567
2009Through 0 - 21.4120.9 %46.3 %32.8 %9.1 %4.5 %0.0 %0.0 %35.8 %43.3 %20.9 %16.4 %67.2 %16.4 %44594351
SeasonSituationalGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009Bases Empty1.2119.8 %43.9 %36.3 %7.4 %8.4 %3.5 %0.0 %34.7 %39.3 %26.0 %14.9 %65.7 %19.5 %1248470778
2009Men on Base1.2224.4 %41.6 %34.0 %10.6 %5.9 %3.8 %0.0 %38.7 %28.3 %33.1 %14.7 %62.2 %23.1 %1241523718
2009Men In Scoring1.1922.4 %42.1 %35.5 %14.8 %5.6 %3.1 %0.0 %41.8 %30.7 %27.5 %19.0 %58.2 %22.9 %798347451
SeasonPositionGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009as 1B1.2122.2 %42.5 %35.2 %8.9 %7.3 %3.7 %0.0 %36.5 %34.0 %29.5 %14.7 %63.9 %21.4 %24599811478
2009as PH3.000.0 %75.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %25.0 %25.0 %25.0 %75.0 %0.0 %301218
SeasonBatting OrderGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009Batting 3rd2.5022.2 %55.6 %22.2 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %77.8 %0.0 %22.2 %11.1 %66.7 %22.2 %442024
2009Batting 4th0.8328.6 %32.5 %39.0 %13.3 %0.0 %4.0 %0.0 %36.4 %32.5 %31.2 %9.1 %68.8 %22.1 %383146237
2009Batting 5th1.1619.8 %43.1 %37.1 %5.5 %5.5 %5.9 %0.0 %34.0 %37.1 %28.9 %13.7 %67.5 %18.8 %968390578
2009Batting 6th1.5522.9 %46.9 %30.3 %11.3 %9.4 %1.2 %0.0 %38.6 %31.8 %29.6 %18.2 %58.5 %23.3 %789315474
2009Batting 7th1.0022.2 %38.9 %38.9 %0.0 %14.3 %7.1 %0.0 %36.1 %36.1 %27.8 %11.1 %63.9 %25.0 %23497137
2009Batting 8th0.8010.0 %40.0 %50.0 %40.0 %20.0 %0.0 %0.0 %20.0 %50.0 %30.0 %50.0 %30.0 %20.0 %341123
2009Batting 9th1.3312.5 %50.0 %37.5 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %37.5 %25.0 %37.5 %0.0 %87.5 %12.5 %371423