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Aaron Altherr
Birthdate: 1/14/1991 (26 y, 2 m, 13 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-5/190     Position: OF
Drafted: 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 9, Pick: 26, Overall: 287, Team: Philadelphia Phillies
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RotoWire News: Altherr has worked with hitting coach Matt Stairs to make an adjustment to his mechanics at the plate this spring, Ryan Lawrence of the Philly Voice reports. (3/18/2017)
Profiles:  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: When he was drafted back in 2009, Altherr was viewed as a quality prospect. By the time he was nearing the majors, he wasn't even considered one of the top 30 prospects in the system. Altherr's contact rate improved dramatically in 2015, which allowed him to climb from Double-A to the majors. He hit a respectable .241/.338/.489 in 161 plate appearances, flashing 20/20 upside. Last year, with a starting job his to lose, Altherr broke his wrist during spring training. The injury took two-thirds of the season to heal. When he finally returned, he looked lost at the plate. His pulled-contact rate soared - almost entirely in the form of easy-out ground balls. Wrist injuries are notoriously difficult and can take more than a year to recover. Assuming Altherr can rediscover his balanced all-fields approach with contact evenly split between flies and grounders, he could be a sneaky post-post hype sleeper. That makes him worth a look in deeper fantasy formats. (Brad Johnson)

The Quick Opinion: Altherr was terrible in 2016, but he probably deserves a mulligan. The poor numbers can be pinned upon a badly broken wrist. With a full winter of strengthening, 2017 will decide if he's a starting quality outfielder or a bench guy.

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SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2009Phillies (R)28921101168.7 %16.3 %.071.250.214.283.286.27977    
2010Phillies (R)2712111215102.5 %18.2 %.096.366.304.331.400.342114    
2010Phillies (A-)281040111027.7 %12.5 %.138.333.287.350.426.356120    
2011Phillies (A-)7129554131254.4 %17.6 %.115.301.260.302.375.31994    
2011Phillies (A)4116312015126.7 %28.8 %.061.297.211.272.272.25652    
2012Phillies (A)11047186550258.1 %21.7 %.150.310.252.319.402.32998    
2013Javelinas (R)124906324.1 %16.3 %.067.243.200.265.267.25849    
2013Phillies (A+)123527125769238.5 %26.6 %.180.360.275.337.455.360124    
2014Phillies (A+)733062115.2 %24.2 %.179.350.250.364.429.365127    
2014Phillies (AA)120492145457125.3 %22.4 %.163.279.236.287.399.30687    
2014Phillies2500000.0 %40.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-1.20.1-0.1
2015Phillies (AA)6026062929810.8 %15.4 %.188.332.293.371.480.384145    
2015Phillies (AAA)512298363889.2 %19.2 %.201.338.294.362.495.387147    
2015Phillies391615252269.9 %25.5 %.248.301.241.338.489.3531250.95.76.01.8
2016Phillies (R)623153026.1 %8.7 %.250.385.375.565.625.552249    
2016Phillies (A+)2902100.0 %22.2 %.000.500.375.444.375.397151    
2016Phillies (AA)31303127.7 %15.4 %.000.375.300.462.300.382137    
2016Phillies (AAA)2700100.0 %28.6 %.143.400.286.286.429.317100    
2016Phillies5722742323710.1 %30.4 %.091.288.202.304.293.27064-0.5-10.50.4-0.3
2017Depth Charts9238510424497.8 %27.3 %.155.299.231.302.386.298830.1-8.0-0.20.4
2017Steamer702857283068.0 %25.6 %.147.298.235.306.382.29883-0.2-6.0-1.30.2
2017ZiPS110462135557117.6 %29.0 %.162.300.227.298.389.297830.3-9.60.00.5
Total- - -9839394845139.9 %28.5 %.153.290.215.314.368.301870.4-6.06.51.4

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Phillies (R)288492181430110118015000161.214
2010Phillies (R)271151213527611121530222102103.304
2010Phillies (A-)2894104271773011108113101123.287
2011Phillies (A-)71269295705112254131130525444254.260
2011Phillies (A)4114716331246012015110472213120.211
2012Phillies (A)11042047110665276865503811026614258.252
2013Javelinas (R)1245499630063208200221.200
2013Phillies (A+)123466527128743661257694501403857235.275
2014Phillies (A+)728337412062508000010.250
2014Phillies (AA)1204494921066327214545726111085416126.236
2014Phillies2550000000002000000.000
2015Phillies (AA)6022926067391936292928140111783.293
2015Phillies (AAA)5120422960371328363821244220781.294
2015Phillies3913716133131145252216041521362.241
2016Phillies (R)616236410153602100100.375
2016Phillies (A+)2893300021002100100.375
2016Phillies (AA)310133300031102200120.300
2016Phillies (AAA)2772110001002000100.286
2016Phillies571982274030604232323269600472.202
2017Depth Charts923453858049182104244302105632 94.231
2017Steamer7025528560381317283023173421 63.235
2017ZiPS110414462945622313555735213483211114.227
Total- - -9834039373431749484539211211217134.215

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Phillies (R)8.7 %16.3 %0.53.214.283.286.568.0715.6.250  0.78-2.4.27977
2010Phillies (R)2.5 %18.2 %0.14.304.331.400.731.0966.8.366  0.7161.9.342114
2010Phillies (A-)7.7 %12.5 %0.62.287.350.426.775.1385.5.333  -0.9152.5.356120
2011Phillies (A-)4.4 %17.6 %0.25.260.302.375.678.1158.0.301  3.033-1.9.31994
2011Phillies (A)6.7 %28.8 %0.23.211.272.272.544.0616.9.297  2.411-9.7.25652
2012Phillies (A)8.1 %21.7 %0.37.252.319.402.722.1507.8.310  1.057-1.4.32998
2013Javelinas (R)4.1 %16.3 %0.25.200.265.267.532.0675.8.243  -0.13-3.1.25849
2013Phillies (A+)8.5 %26.6 %0.32.275.337.455.792.1806.9.360  2.47314.2.360124
2014Phillies (A+)15.2 %24.2 %0.63.250.364.429.792.1798.4.350  0.251.0.365127
2014Phillies (AA)5.3 %22.4 %0.24.236.287.399.686.1635.1.279  -0.250-7.5.30687
2014Phillies0.0 %40.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.00.00.0-1-1.2.000-100
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299     .310 
2015Phillies (AA)10.8 %15.4 %0.70.293.371.480.851.1885.8.332  0.44112.9.384145
2015Phillies (AAA)9.2 %19.2 %0.48.294.362.495.858.2016.8.338  1.03511.3.387147
2015Phillies9.9 %25.5 %0.39.241.338.489.827.2488.0.3010.50.10.3235.2.353125
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
2016Phillies (R)26.1 %8.7 %3.00.375.565.6251.190.2501.8.385  0.063.8.552249
2016Phillies (A+)0.0 %22.2 %0.00.375.444.375.819.0002.6.500  0.010.5.397151
2016Phillies (AA)7.7 %15.4 %0.50.300.462.300.762.0007.5.375  0.420.6.382137
2016Phillies (AAA)0.0 %28.6 %0.00.286.286.429.714.1430.1.400  0.010.0.317100
2016Phillies10.1 %30.4 %0.33.202.304.293.597.0914.4.288-0.7-0.30.518-9.1.27064
2016Average8.2 %21.1 %0.39.255.322.417.739.1624.9.300     .318 
2017Depth Charts7.8 %27.3 %0.29.231.302.386.687.1555.1.2990.1 -0.139-6.5.29883
2017Steamer8.0 %25.6 %0.31.235.306.382.688.1474.5.2980.1 -0.329-4.7.29883
2017ZiPS7.6 %29.0 %0.26.227.298.389.687.1625.9.300  0.346-8.1.29783
Total- - -9.9 %28.5 %0.35.215.314.368.681.1536.8.290-0.2-0.20.840-5.1.30187

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2014Phillies0.500.0 %33.3 %66.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %0.0 %66.7 %33.3 %
2015Phillies1.0522.4 %39.8 %37.8 %10.8 %13.5 %7.7 %0.0 %35.4 %34.3 %30.3 %20.2 %50.5 %29.3 %
2016Phillies2.2826.4 %51.2 %22.5 %13.8 %13.8 %7.6 %0.0 %41.1 %38.8 %20.2 %19.4 %51.2 %29.5 %
Total- - -1.5624.3 %46.1 %29.6 %11.8 %13.2 %7.5 %0.0 %38.5 %36.8 %24.7 %19.5 %51.1 %29.4 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2014Phillies1200000111223
2015Phillies3937224310256382638
2016Phillies6629344500352577929
Total- - -106685688106199711590

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2014Phillies-0.30-0.300.00-1.74-0.192.123.601-0.14-0.01
2015Phillies1.12-2.523.6410.261.070.980.1020.950.20
2016Phillies-0.82-4.153.33-0.88-0.100.951.901-0.49-0.36
Total- - -0.00-6.976.977.640.770.981.4240.32-0.32

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2014Phillies60.9% (92.4)17.4% (87.0)13.0% (91.3) 8.7% (86.5)   
2015Phillies58.3% (92.4)15.2% (83.8)6.0% (87.0)11.6% (78.5)8.5% (83.3)0.5% (84.0)  
2016Phillies58.1% (93.1)21.9% (84.9)2.8% (88.3)10.9% (78.3)6.0% (82.7)0.3% (83.0) 0.6%
Total- - -58.2% (92.8)19.1% (84.6)4.2% (87.7)11.0% (78.4)7.0% (83.1)0.4% (83.5) 0.4%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2014Phillies56.5 % 13.0 %  4.4 %13.0 %4.4 %  8.7 %   
2015Phillies36.8 %13.2 %5.2 %0.5 %0.3 %8.3 %15.8 %9.4 %2.4 % 8.2 %   
2016Phillies33.1 %18.6 %2.6 %  6.4 %22.3 %7.2 %2.9 % 6.9 %   
Total- - -34.9 %16.1 %3.8 %0.2 %0.1 %7.2 %19.6 %8.0 %2.7 % 7.4 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2014Phillies92.0 91.0  96.587.685.3  86.2  
2015Phillies92.391.187.385.785.693.684.078.677.8 83.3  
2016Phillies93.592.586.4  93.084.677.479.6 83.5  
Total- - -93.092.087.185.785.693.384.478.079.0 83.4  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2014Phillies-0.80.2-0.3 -0.4  -5.825.07-10.53 -19.07  
2015Phillies4.42.22.5-0.9-2.0-0.2 1.192.246.55-1.22-3.66-5.02 
2016Phillies-4.40.7-1.7-0.1-3.00.1 -0.820.37-6.40-0.10-5.534.67 
Total- - --0.83.10.5-1.0-5.40.0 -0.081.030.76-0.58-4.86-0.18 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2014Phillies-0.8 -0.3  0.00.20.0  -0.4  
2015Phillies3.8-1.30.7-0.30.02.02.5-0.60.4 -2.0  
2016Phillies0.1-4.7-1.0  0.6-1.00.60.2 -3.5  
Total- - -3.1-5.9-0.6-0.30.02.61.70.10.6 -5.9  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2014Phillies-6.49 -10.62  2.275.553.89  -19.27  
2015Phillies1.62-1.522.20-11.260.953.802.48-1.022.87 -3.90  
2016Phillies0.04-2.72-4.36  0.94-0.480.950.78 -5.53  
Total- - -0.56-2.33-1.06-11.260.952.290.550.041.53 -5.04  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2014Phillies23.1 %50.0 %34.8 %33.3 %80.0 %62.5 %43.5 %40.0 %13.0 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Phillies24.0 %63.2 %41.2 %54.7 %87.6 %76.8 %43.9 %59.6 %9.6 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Phillies26.8 %64.0 %43.2 %52.9 %83.1 %72.7 %44.2 %62.6 %11.7 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -25.6 %63.5 %42.3 %53.3 %84.9 %74.2 %44.1 %61.1 %10.9 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2014Phillies28.6 %44.4 %34.8 %50.0 %75.0 %62.5 %39.1 %24.4
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Phillies25.1 %61.0 %41.2 %53.4 %88.6 %76.8 %45.0 %19.6
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Phillies27.1 %61.9 %43.0 %49.6 %84.6 %72.7 %45.7 %21.4
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -26.3 %61.3 %42.2 %51.1 %86.1 %74.2 %45.3 %20.7

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2014PhilliesLF119.0300000000     1.000 
2015PhilliesLF2320175.24000000000     1.000 
2016PhilliesLF2012119.13110000100     1.000 
Total- - -LF4433304.07410000100     1.000 
2015PhilliesCF8559.12020000000     1.000 
2016PhilliesCF10760.01600000000     1.000 
Total- - -CF1812119.13620000000     1.000 
2015PhilliesRF111088.12010000100     1.000 
2016PhilliesRF4235303.06221100000     .985 
Total- - -RF5345391.18231100100     .988 
2014PhilliesOF119.0300000000     1.000 
2015PhilliesOF4235323.18030000100     1.000 
2016PhilliesOF7254482.110931100100     .991 
Total- - -OF11590814.219261100200     .995 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2014PhilliesLF9.0  0011221.0001    0.0 0.10.00.224.6
2015PhilliesLF175.2  00112926.89714   11.2 1.60.33.020.8
2016PhilliesLF119.1  2-1122120.95211   01.4 2.10.33.833.7
Total- - -LF304.0  2-1345248.92326   12.6 3.80.57.026.3
2015PhilliesCF59.1  20131716.9414   02.1 1.00.13.356.9
2016PhilliesCF60.0  00-1-11413.9293   0-0.4 -2.00.1-2.3-43.7
Total- - -CF119.1  20023129.9367   01.7 -1.00.20.99.5
2015PhilliesRF88.1  001112121.0008   0-0.4 1.30.11.016.6
2016PhilliesRF303.0  00225147.92215   00.0 0.90.21.04.4
Total- - -RF391.1  00336359.93723   0-0.5 2.20.42.07.0
2014PhilliesOF9.0  0011221.0001    0.0 0.10.00.224.6
2015PhilliesOF323.1  20355854.93126   12.9 3.90.57.325.8
2016PhilliesOF482.1  2-1238680.93029   01.0 0.90.62.56.0
Total- - -OF814.2  4-169146136.93256   13.9 5.01.19.914.2

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2014PhilliesLF9.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (3)
2015PhilliesLF175.20.0%      (7)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (2)0.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (39)
2016PhilliesLF119.10.0%      (5)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (29)
Total- - -LF304.00.0%    (12)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (3)50.0%     (2)100.0%      (2)100.0%    (71)
2015PhilliesCF59.10.0%      (5)100.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%    (19)
2016PhilliesCF60.00.0%      (2)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (2)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (14)
Total- - -CF119.10.0%      (7)50.0%      (2)0.0%      (2)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (33)
2015PhilliesRF88.10.0%    (10)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (17)
2016PhilliesRF303.00.0%    (24)0.0%      (5)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%    (62)
Total- - -RF391.10.0%    (34)0.0%      (5)50.0%      (2)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (79)
2014PhilliesOF9.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (3)
2015PhilliesOF323.10.0%    (22)33.3%      (3)33.3%      (3)50.0%     (2)100.0%      (2)100.0%    (75)
2016PhilliesOF482.10.0%    (31)0.0%      (6)0.0%      (4)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (2)100.0%  (105)
Total- - -OF814.20.0%    (53)11.1%      (9)14.3%      (7)66.7%     (3)100.0%      (4)100.0%  (183)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2015Phillies323.1861596453444950541
2016Phillies482.1852566451605950560
Total- - -805.21656576452545550551

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2014Phillies-1.20.00.20.0-1.20.10.00.1-0.9-0.1($0.8) 
2015Phillies4.70.97.3-1.35.76.00.34.716.71.8$14.2 
2016Phillies-10.0-0.52.5-2.1-10.50.40.46.8-2.9-0.3($2.4) 
Total- - --6.40.49.9-3.4-6.06.50.711.712.91.4$11.0 

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  • 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 9, Pick: 26, Overall: 287
    • Team: Philadelphia Phillies
    • School: Agua Fria HS