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Christian Bethancourt
Birthdate: 9/2/1991 (25 y, 6 m, 25 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-2/190     Position: C
Contract: $0.5M / 1 Years (2016)
Reported: 2/7/2015  Risk: 3  ETA: 2015  Team Rank: NA  Positional Rank: NA  Overall Rank: NA
HitGamePowerRawPowerSpeedFieldThrowsFuture Value
30 / 4530 / 4550 / 50+40 / 4055 / 6080 / 8050
RotoWire News: Bethancourt will make his first catching appearance in the Padres' Cactus League game Sunday, Jeff Sanders of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports. (3/12/2017)
Profiles:  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Bethancourt's defense put him on the prospect radar and ultimately, despite microscopic walk rates and a disappointing power tool, to the majors, too. From there, it only got worse. Combining an atrocious chase rate with a laughable whiff rate, Bethancourt struck out in nearly 28% of his plate appearances in 2016 and walked in just 3%. Furthermore, his previously revered defensive skills have eroded and given way to a passed-ball problem. While playing most of the season behind the dish, he also found himself in the outfield, second base, and even twice on the mound. Now, it's one thing for a position player to pitch in a blowout. It's quite another for a position player to pitch in the Panamanian Winter League. And that's exactly what he's done. Bethancourt is apparently trying to reinvent himself as a SUPER utility player, one that can play behind the dish, in the outfield, and in relief if needed. Needless to say, there's no reason to own him in fantasy. (Rylan Edwards)

The Quick Opinion: Even if Bethancourt manages to make a successful transition, the Friars' pen is a bit stacked. But given his aversion to the strike zone as a hitter, I'm not optimistic that he'll suddenly find it 60 feet and 6 inches away.

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SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2009Braves (R)14562108110.7 %28.6 %.220.344.260.339.480.368125    
2009Braves (R)321312221978.4 %16.8 %.147.326.284.344.431.349114    
2010Braves (A)10842033134113.3 %14.8 %.080.286.251.276.331.27670    
2011Saguaros (R)19745141332.7 %23.0 %.250.340.306.324.556.371105    
2011Braves (A)542354253363.4 %11.5 %.127.323.303.323.430.335103    
2011Braves (A+)451751112031.7 %20.0 %.054.328.271.277.325.27167    
2012Braves (AA)712882302683.8 %15.6 %.049.281.243.275.291.26556    
2013Braves (AA)90388124245114.1 %14.7 %.159.294.277.305.436.335112    
2013Braves1100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.20.00.0
2014Braves (AAA)913658334873.6 %16.7 %.125.318.283.308.408.32094    
2014Braves3111707912.6 %22.2 %.027.322.248.274.274.24753-0.5-6.61.8-0.1
2015Braves (AAA)522184253155.5 %14.2 %.153.365.327.359.480.378140    
2015Braves481602161213.1 %20.6 %.090.242.200.225.290.22335-1.1-13.35.1-0.3
2016Padres732046202514.9 %27.5 %.140.288.228.265.368.27369-1.4-9.22.20.0
2017Depth Charts773258323644.2 %21.7 %.130.293.247.279.377.28175-0.4-10.42.70.3
2017Steamer552186202334.6 %21.5 %.136.293.248.285.384.28779-0.2-5.90.00.1
2017ZiPS983488374053.7 %21.8 %.124.293.245.274.370.27671-0.4-12.79.00.8
Total- - -1534828434633.7 %24.1 %.095.280.223.253.318.24954-3.0-29.39.0-0.6

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Braves (R)1450561365021086016000011.260
2009Braves (R)321161313321912221911022130470.284
2010Braves (A)1083994201007619233134141622506113.251
2011Saguaros (R)197274221430514132017000030.306
2011Braves (A)542212356750103425338027150463.303
2011Braves (A+)45166175453860111203035042532.271
2012Braves (AA)712682886557512302611045234386.243
2013Braves (AA)903583889966210124245161572758117.277
2013Braves1110000000001000000.000
2014Braves (AAA)91343365977117183348130612611071.283
2014Braves311131172825300793026100311.248
2015Braves (AAA)5220221866431904253112231031450.327
2015Braves48155160312180216125133000711.200
2016Padres731932044429906202510056010912.228
2017Depth Charts7730632576521508323614170131 43.247
2017Steamer5520421851351006202310147121 32.248
2017ZiPS98330348815617083740131761311053.245
Total- - -15346248210375200843461811161101934.223

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Braves (R)10.7 %28.6 %0.38.260.339.480.819.2204.2.344  -0.291.8.368125
2009Braves (R)8.4 %16.8 %0.50.284.344.431.775.1478.0.326  1.4192.3.349114
2010Braves (A)3.3 %14.8 %0.23.251.276.331.607.0804.8.286  1.035-14.9.27670
2011Saguaros (R)2.7 %23.0 %0.12.306.324.556.880.2506.2.340  0.6120.6.371105
2011Braves (A)3.4 %11.5 %0.30.303.323.430.753.1275.4.323  -0.2300.9.335103
2011Braves (A+)1.7 %20.0 %0.09.271.277.325.603.0542.7.328  -0.313-6.6.27167
2012Braves (AA)3.8 %15.6 %0.24.243.275.291.566.0494.8.281  -0.918-14.4.26556
2013Braves (AA)4.1 %14.7 %0.28.277.305.436.741.1593.7.294  -0.7464.8.335112
2013Braves0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.00.00.00-0.2.000-100
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297     .314 
2014Braves (AAA)3.6 %16.7 %0.21.283.308.408.716.1254.1.318  0.840-2.6.32094
2014Braves2.6 %22.2 %0.12.248.274.274.548.0272.1.3220.0-0.2-0.37-5.6.24753
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299     .310 
2015Braves (AAA)5.5 %14.2 %0.39.327.359.480.840.1534.3.365  0.8329.3.378140
2015Braves3.1 %20.6 %0.15.200.225.290.515.0903.3.242-0.1-0.8-0.26-11.6.22335
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
2016Padres4.9 %27.5 %0.18.228.265.368.633.1402.2.2880.7-1.4-0.716-7.6.27369
2016Average8.2 %21.1 %0.39.255.322.417.739.1624.9.300     .318 
2017Depth Charts4.2 %21.7 %0.19.247.279.377.656.1303.4.2930.0 -0.328-9.8.28175
2017Steamer4.6 %21.5 %0.22.248.285.384.669.1363.3.2930.0 -0.220-5.6.28779
2017ZiPS3.7 %21.8 %0.17.245.274.370.643.1243.5.293  -0.429-12.1.27671
Total- - -3.7 %24.1 %0.16.223.253.318.571.0952.4.2800.6-2.4-1.230-25.1.24954

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2013Braves0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2014Braves1.7414.9 %54.0 %31.0 %7.4 %0.0 %6.4 %0.0 %36.8 %33.3 %29.9 %29.9 %44.8 %25.3 %
2015Braves1.6318.0 %50.8 %31.1 %21.1 %5.3 %12.9 %0.0 %49.2 %27.9 %23.0 %24.6 %52.5 %23.0 %
2016Padres1.2516.1 %46.7 %37.2 %9.8 %11.8 %9.4 %0.0 %38.7 %39.4 %21.9 %16.1 %56.2 %27.7 %
Total- - -1.4916.5 %50.0 %33.5 %12.9 %6.9 %9.8 %0.0 %41.9 %33.8 %24.3 %22.5 %52.0 %25.4 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2013Braves0000000033
2014Braves4727132300120271391
2015Braves6238228800148379527
2016Padres6451225600234517751
Total- - -1731165715170050211701672

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2013Braves0.000.000.00-0.26-0.030.010.011-0.010.00
2014Braves0.38-1.942.32-2.39-0.241.06 0-0.560.92
2015Braves-0.62-3.192.57-12.30-1.341.010.133-1.070.45
2016Padres-0.62-4.133.50-1.64-0.181.031.29200.13-0.74
Total- - --0.87-9.278.40-16.59-1.791.031.0924-1.510.67

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2013Braves   100.0% (77.7)    
2014Braves55.8% (92.1)17.6% (84.4)6.9% (89.5)12.8% (80.0)6.6% (82.9)0.3% (82.0)  
2015Braves54.3% (92.1)19.5% (83.4)8.6% (87.8)9.2% (77.2)7.1% (82.5)1.3% (85.3) 0.8%
2016Padres54.7% (92.7)21.7% (84.1)5.9% (88.4)9.5% (78.3)4.7% (84.1)2.7% (83.5)0.9% (79.6) 
Total- - -54.7% (92.4)20.0% (83.9)7.0% (88.4)10.3% (78.5)5.9% (83.2)1.7% (83.9)0.4% (79.6)0.2%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2013Braves       100.0 %      
2014Braves29.9 %15.1 %5.1 %  10.5 %18.9 %8.7 %4.4 % 7.4 %   
2015Braves28.7 %15.5 %8.0 %2.1 % 9.4 %18.6 %7.8 %2.9 % 7.1 %   
2016Padres37.7 %11.1 %6.8 %1.6 % 5.5 %20.5 %9.1 %2.1 % 5.1 % 0.7 % 
Total- - -33.0 %13.4 %6.8 %1.4 % 7.9 %19.5 %8.8 %2.9 % 6.2 % 0.3 % 

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2013Braves       77.5     
2014Braves92.791.089.8  91.884.979.480.3 83.1  
2015Braves92.791.188.383.6 91.283.977.280.4 82.4  
2016Padres92.993.388.683.1 89.484.478.379.9 84.1 79.2
Total- - -92.891.988.783.3 90.884.478.280.2 83.2 79.2

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2013Braves   -0.3      -8.68   
2014Braves-2.6-2.9-0.3-0.20.00.0 -1.20-4.15-1.23-0.32-0.172.24 
2015Braves-8.50.50.8-2.3-0.3-0.5 -2.980.471.87-4.81-0.82-7.33 
2016Padres-8.9-1.4-0.31.7-1.3-1.11.2-2.17-0.87-0.602.38-3.63-5.3217.38
Total- - --20.0-3.80.2-1.0-1.6-1.61.2-2.19-1.140.21-0.60-1.66-5.5517.38

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2013Braves       -0.2     
2014Braves-2.90.10.1  -0.9-2.80.6-0.9 0.5  
2015Braves-4.7-1.1-0.1-1.3 -2.41.1-2.9-0.7 0.5  
2016Padres-4.1-0.2-2.0-0.4 -3.1-2.01.31.3 -1.3 0.4
Total- - --11.7-1.3-2.0-1.7 -6.3-3.6-1.3-0.3 -0.3 0.4

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2013Braves       -8.07     
2014Braves-2.480.100.40  -2.09-3.781.64-5.11 1.89  
2015Braves-3.15-1.36-0.20-12.07 -4.911.16-7.14-4.85 1.31  
2016Padres-1.45-0.28-4.01-3.51 -7.49-1.281.928.01 -3.54 8.80
Total- - --2.13-0.57-1.81-7.60 -4.84-1.12-0.90-0.66 -0.30 8.80

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2013Braves100.0 % 100.0 %0.0 % 0.0 % 100.0 %100.0 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014Braves45.5 %72.4 %56.3 %49.5 %88.5 %69.6 %39.9 %68.4 %17.1 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Braves46.0 %76.9 %60.6 %59.8 %81.6 %72.9 %47.2 %70.6 %16.3 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Padres42.3 %75.8 %57.0 %61.2 %78.4 %71.3 %43.9 %63.7 %16.4 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -44.4 %75.4 %58.0 %57.4 %81.6 %71.2 %43.9 %67.2 %16.7 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2013Braves100.0 % 100.0 %0.0 % 0.0 %0.0 %22.0
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Braves43.9 %71.2 %55.8 %48.5 %86.8 %69.7 %43.5 %23.2
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Braves47.2 %75.2 %60.8 %59.8 %81.7 %73.0 %48.6 %22.4
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Padres41.2 %73.7 %57.0 %61.6 %77.0 %71.3 %48.6 %22.5
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -43.9 %73.6 %58.0 %57.3 %80.6 %71.3 %47.3 %22.6

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2016PadresP201.2000000000 0   .000 
Total- - -P201.2000000000 0   .000 
2014BravesC3129260.1216153121100 10569.987 
2015BravesC4241357.0305224222310 11989.988 
2016PadresC4135322.2248322022210 166518.993 
Total- - -C114105940.0769699365620 37201936.989 
2016Padres2B100.1000000000     .000 
Total- - -2B100.1000000000     .000 
2016PadresLF8342.2901100000     .900 
Total- - -LF8342.2901100000     .900 
2016PadresRF4431.0600000000     1.000 
Total- - -RF4431.0600000000     1.000 
2016PadresOF12773.21501100000     .938 
Total- - -OF12773.21501100000     .938 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2016PadresP1.20  000              
Total- - -P1.20  000              
2014BravesC260.10  0 -2    16-0.5 2      
2015BravesC357.02  1 3       -1      
2016PadresC322.21  -2 1       2      
Total- - -C940.03  -1 2    16-0.5 3      
2016Padres2B0.1 0 00000 0   0      
Total- - -2B0.1 0 00000 0   0      
2016PadresLF42.2  0-1-1-276.8573   0-0.3 -0.4-0.2-0.9-25.9
Total- - -LF42.2  0-1-1-276.8573   0-0.3 -0.4-0.2-0.9-25.9
2016PadresRF31.0  0000441.0002   00.3 -0.40.0-0.1-9.3
Total- - -RF31.0  0000441.0002   00.3 -0.40.0-0.1-9.3
2016PadresOF73.2  0-1-1-21110.9095   00.0 -0.8-0.2-1.0-18.5
Total- - -OF73.2  0-1-1-21110.9095   00.0 -0.8-0.2-1.0-18.5

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2014BravesC260.10.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)22.2%      (9)100.0%     (1)0.0%      (1)90.9%    (11)
2015BravesC357.00.0%      (2)16.7%      (6)50.0%      (8)66.7%     (3)100.0%      (2)93.3%    (15)
2016PadresC322.20.0%      (4)14.3%      (7)55.6%      (9)66.7%     (3)0.0%      (0)100.0%    (16)
Total- - -C940.00.0%      (7)14.3%    (14)42.3%    (26)71.4%     (7)66.7%      (3)95.2%    (42)
2016PadresLF42.20.0%      (3)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (1)100.0%      (9)
Total- - -LF42.20.0%      (3)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (1)100.0%      (9)
2016PadresRF31.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (7)
Total- - -RF31.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (7)
2016PadresOF73.20.0%      (4)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (1)100.0%    (16)
Total- - -OF73.20.0%      (4)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (1)100.0%    (16)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2014Braves260.11960544855757663622
2015Braves357.0113548521746805547-1
2016Padres398.1462535068627972642
Total- - -1015.23452515047607964583

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2013Braves-0.20.0 0.0-0.20.00.00.0-0.20.0($0.2) 
2014Braves-6.1-0.5-0.52.2-6.61.80.23.3-1.4-0.1($1.1) 
2015Braves-12.1-1.12.03.1-13.35.10.34.7-3.2-0.3($2.7) 
2016Padres-7.7-1.40.02.2-9.22.20.36.2-0.50.0($0.4) 
Total- - --26.2-3.01.67.5-29.39.00.814.2-5.3-0.6($4.4) 

  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2016) (Edit)
    • signed by San Diego Padres on 3/4/2016 (League Minimum)
    • 2016: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2015) (Edit)
    • signed by Atlanta Braves on 3/2/2015 (League Minimum)
    • 2015: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
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