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Preston Tucker
Birthdate: 7/6/1990 (26 y, 8 m, 20 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-0/215     Position: OF
Drafted: 2012 June Amateur Draft - Round: 7, Pick: 1, Overall: 219, Team: Houston Astros
Contract: $0.5M / 1 Years (2016)
Reported: 10/12/2014  Risk: 2  ETA: 2015  Team Rank: 18  Positional Rank: NA  Overall Rank: NA
HitGamePowerRawPowerSpeedFieldThrowsFuture Value
30 / 5030 / 5050 / 50+40 / 4045 / 45+50 / 5040
RotoWire News: Tucker (shoulder) went 0-for-2 with a walk in a minor league spring game on Monday, Jake Kaplan of the Houston Chronicle reports. (3/20/2017)
Profiles:  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Tucker enjoyed an outstanding four-year college career at the University of Florida and he breezed through the minor leagues fairly easily, as well. Settling into the majors, though, has proved to be more of a challenge. Now 26, Tucker is trying to pick up the pieces after a sophomore season that saw him appear in only 48 games - 50 fewer than during his debut season in ’15. He hit just .164 as his strikeout rate ballooned to 28% despite being a league-average hitter in his freshman campaign. As a bat-first player — with little defensive value — whose best positions are left and right fields, Tucker is in a tough place. He’s proven himself with the bat at every conceivable level except the majors but needs at-bats to prove that he belongs. And that’s not likely to happen in 2017 with the depth that the organization has compiled with veterans such as Josh Reddick, Nori Aoki, and Carlos Beltran - and holdovers such as Evan Gattis and Yulieski Gurriel. The traffic jam gets even more complicated if you consider that unproven players such as Tyler White and A.J. Reed are also looking for playing time at first base and designated hitter (two other possible positions for Tucker). With things being so crowded at the inn, a trade or two may benefit Tucker. Even if he does find a role on the Astros 25-man roster in 2017, though, he’ll likely be in a platoon position given that his career big league OPS is almost .300 points lower against southpaws than right-handers. (Marc Hulet)

The Quick Opinion: Tucker appeared ready to settle into the Astros big league roster after a respectable rookie campaign in 2015 but his sophomore campaign was an absolute disaster. With increased veteran depth on the club, Tucker appears ticketed back to the minors. He shouldn’t be forgotten about entirely but 2017 does not look like his year to be an impact fantasy contributor.

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SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2012Astros (A-)421878323819.6 %8.6 %.188.315.321.390.509.418165    
2013Astros (A+)7533315617438.7 %13.5 %.218.339.326.384.544.400140    
2013Astros (AA)60268103629010.1 %17.2 %.194.287.262.347.456.357127    
2014Astros (AA)6529017414339.0 %15.9 %.261.278.276.348.536.392149    
2014Astros (AAA)7330973851210.0 %23.9 %.142.365.287.356.429.346103    
2015Astros (AAA)3314311203518.4 %17.5 %.287.287.295.357.581.403144    
2015Astros9832313353306.2 %21.1 %.193.274.243.297.437.3181030.21.2-8.30.4
2015Astros33000033.3 %66.7 %.000.000.000.333.000.22941    
2016Astros (AA)62401308.3 %37.5 %.000.154.095.167.095.134-24    
2016Astros (AAA)532298352916.6 %21.4 %.211.355.301.349.512.372125    
2016Astros48144411805.6 %27.8 %.164.200.164.222.328.239460.5-8.9-4.0-0.8
2017Depth Charts31412206.6 %24.6 %.177.281.237.292.414.302890.0-0.2-0.30.0
2017Steamer83114406.6 %24.1 %.178.283.240.294.417.304910.0-0.3-0.90.0
2017ZiPS12548818575726.6 %25.2 %.176.280.234.289.410.29987-0.6-8.1-10.0-0.2
Total- - -14646717464106.0 %23.1 %.184.252.219.274.403.294850.6-7.7-12.2-0.4
Postseason- - -33000033.3 %66.7 %.000.000.000.333.000.22941    

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2012Astros (A-)421651875338708323818016220412.321
2013Astros (A+)75298333976318115617429145240430.326
2013Astros (AA)60237268623714110362927146400601.262
2014Astros (AA)65261290723817017414326546300433.276
2014Astros (AAA)7327530979541807385131374030420.287
2015Astros (AAA)3312914338234011203512125110610.295
2015Astros98300323734119013353320068300302.243
2015Astros3230000000102000000.000
2016Astros (AA)621242200013209010100.095
2016Astros (AAA)5320922963381438352915149230211.301
2016Astros481341442298141188040200200.164
2017Depth Charts313143210122103000 00.237
2017Steamer828317410144207000 00.240
2017ZiPS12544948810563231185757322123430622.234
Total- - -1464344679550271174641280108500502.219
Postseason- - -3230000000102000000.000

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2012Astros (A-)9.6 %8.6 %1.13.321.390.509.899.1882.6.315  -0.83513.7.418165
2013Astros (A+)8.7 %13.5 %0.64.326.384.544.928.2184.7.339  0.66318.0.400140
2013Astros (AA)10.1 %17.2 %0.59.262.347.456.803.1942.6.287  -0.5398.4.357127
2014Astros (AA)9.0 %15.9 %0.57.276.348.536.885.2612.7.278  -0.74815.7.392149
2014Astros (AAA)10.0 %23.9 %0.42.287.356.429.785.1423.0.365  0.4421.2.346103
2015Astros (AAA)8.4 %17.5 %0.48.295.357.581.938.2872.6.287  0.1267.9.403144
2015Astros6.2 %21.1 %0.29.243.297.437.734.1931.7.2740.30.8-0.9381.2.318103
2015Astros33.3 %66.7 %0.50.000.333.000.333.0000.1.000  0.00-0.2.22941
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
2016Astros (AA)8.3 %37.5 %0.22.095.167.095.262.0001.1.154  0.0-1-3.3.134-24
2016Astros (AAA)6.6 %21.4 %0.31.301.349.512.861.2115.0.355  -0.3367.1.372125
2016Astros5.6 %27.8 %0.20.164.222.328.551.1642.7.2000.30.20.08-9.4.23946
2016Average8.2 %21.1 %0.39.255.322.417.739.1624.9.300     .318 
2017Depth Charts6.6 %24.6 %0.27.237.292.414.705.1773.3.2810.0 0.01-0.2.30289
2017Steamer6.6 %24.1 %0.27.240.294.417.712.1783.7.2830.0 0.03-0.3.30491
2017ZiPS6.6 %25.2 %0.26.234.289.410.699.1762.9.280  -0.650-7.7.29987
Total- - -6.0 %23.1 %0.26.219.274.403.677.1842.2.2520.61.0-1.045-8.1.29485
Postseason- - -33.3 %66.7 %0.50.000.333.000.333.0000.1.000  0.00-0.2.22941

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2015Astros1.3017.7 %46.6 %35.8 %13.3 %15.7 %8.3 %0.0 %43.1 %33.6 %23.3 %21.1 %47.8 %31.0 %
2015Astros0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2016Astros1.1416.0 %44.7 %39.4 %16.2 %10.8 %7.1 %0.0 %41.5 %37.2 %21.3 %24.5 %41.5 %34.0 %
Total- - -1.2517.2 %46.0 %36.8 %14.2 %14.2 %8.0 %0.0 %42.6 %34.7 %22.7 %22.1 %46.0 %31.9 %
Postseason- - -0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2015Astros1088341119004578211278
2015Astros00000007916
2016Astros4237156300210375585
Total- - -1501205617120066711961863
Postseason- - -00000007916

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2015Astros1.28-5.306.583.700.380.961.30140.171.17
2015Astros0.05-0.030.08-0.26-0.031.131.133-0.010.05
2016Astros-1.08-2.631.55-9.43-0.950.891.1512-0.52-0.70
Total- - -0.20-7.938.13-5.73-0.570.941.2326-0.350.56
Postseason- - -0.05-0.030.08-0.26-0.031.131.133-0.010.05

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2015Astros55.8% (92.3)13.9% (84.2)2.5% (86.0)10.9% (77.7)13.3% (83.1)2.7% (84.3)0.9% (75.2)0.2%
2016Astros51.6% (91.9)12.0% (83.1)3.8% (87.8)17.6% (77.8)9.9% (83.2)5.1% (84.2)  
Total- - -54.5% (92.2)13.3% (83.9)2.9% (86.7)13.0% (77.7)12.3% (83.1)3.5% (84.3)0.6% (75.2)0.1%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2015Astros39.8 %10.0 %3.8 %3.1 % 4.8 %13.4 %10.4 %2.0 %0.2 %11.7 % 0.9 % 
2016Astros33.9 %7.9 %4.1 %4.8 % 7.9 %12.8 %12.3 %5.3 % 11.0 %   
Total- - -38.0 %9.3 %3.9 %3.6 % 5.8 %13.2 %11.0 %3.0 %0.1 %11.5 % 0.7 % 

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2015Astros92.692.288.985.1 88.984.577.781.571.282.5 75.3
2016Astros92.391.889.284.5 90.883.076.980.6 83.4  
Total- - -92.592.189.084.9 89.784.077.481.071.282.7 75.3

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2015Astros8.0-1.5-2.0-2.03.3-3.00.51.12-0.87-6.39-1.411.92-8.614.23
2016Astros-5.9-1.2-0.6-0.3-1.60.3 -1.95-1.65-2.51-0.28-2.740.87 
Total- - -2.1-2.7-2.6-2.21.7-2.80.50.21-1.09-4.81-0.930.74-4.234.23

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2015Astros3.92.9-2.4-1.8 2.7-2.1-2.0-0.90.01.1 1.1
2016Astros-6.2-1.8-1.11.2 0.9-2.10.1-0.3 -0.1  
Total- - --2.31.2-3.4-0.6 3.5-4.3-1.9-1.10.01.0 1.1

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2015Astros0.762.29-4.81-4.67 4.36-1.25-1.50-3.422.430.75 9.55
2016Astros-3.12-3.81-4.384.42 1.86-2.860.11-0.86 -0.14  
Total- - --0.330.67-4.67-0.87 3.28-1.75-0.93-2.012.430.48 9.55

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2015Astros30.4 %74.7 %50.2 %67.9 %80.2 %76.1 %44.6 %60.1 %12.0 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Astros29.2 %72.6 %49.2 %58.7 %76.0 %70.5 %46.2 %56.9 %14.5 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -30.0 %74.0 %49.9 %65.2 %78.9 %74.4 %45.1 %59.1 %12.8 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2015Astros34.8 %68.5 %50.1 %65.3 %82.6 %76.1 %45.5 %23.0
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Astros32.3 %68.2 %49.3 %64.7 %73.5 %70.5 %47.4 %23.8
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -34.0 %68.4 %49.9 %65.1 %79.7 %74.3 %46.1 %23.3

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2015AstrosLF7962554.010021100000     .990 
2016AstrosLF1913130.01901000000     .950 
Total- - -LF9875684.011922100000     .984 
2015AstrosRF1412101.02100000000     1.000 
2016AstrosRF3114.0400000000     1.000 
Total- - -RF1713115.02500000000     1.000 
2015AstrosOF9374655.012121100000     .992 
2016AstrosOF2214144.02301000000     .958 
Total- - -OF11588799.014422100000     .986 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2015AstrosLF554.0  0-1-4-57967.84833   -4-1.7 -2.3-0.4-4.4-14.6
2016AstrosLF130.0  -10-2-31714.8245   -1-0.1 -0.3-0.2-0.6-11.9
Total- - -LF684.0  -1-1-6-89681.84438   -5-1.8 -2.6-0.6-4.9-14.1
2015AstrosRF101.0  -10101311.84610   -1-0.8 0.50.1-0.23.8
2016AstrosRF14.0  00-1-1441.0000   0-0.4 0.10.0-0.3-14.7
Total- - -RF115.0  -100-11715.88210   -1-1.1 0.50.1-0.51.9
2015AstrosOF655.0  -1-1-3-59278.84843   -5-2.5 -1.8-0.3-4.6-11.8
2016AstrosOF144.0  -10-3-42118.8575   -1-0.5 -0.2-0.2-0.9-13.0
Total- - -OF799.0  -2-1-6-911396.85048   -6-2.9 -2.0-0.5-5.4-11.9

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2015AstrosLF554.00.0%    (26)0.0%      (6)25.0%      (4)0.0%     (2)0.0%      (1)99.0%    (99)
2016AstrosLF130.00.0%      (7)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (1)0.0%      (1)95.0%    (20)
Total- - -LF684.00.0%    (33)0.0%      (6)20.0%      (5)0.0%     (3)0.0%      (2)98.3%  (119)
2015AstrosRF101.00.0%      (9)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%    (21)
2016AstrosRF14.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (4)
Total- - -RF115.00.0%      (9)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%    (25)
2015AstrosOF655.00.0%    (35)0.0%      (6)25.0%      (4)0.0%     (2)0.0%      (1)99.2%  (120)
2016AstrosOF144.00.0%      (7)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (1)0.0%      (1)95.8%    (24)
Total- - -OF799.00.0%    (42)0.0%      (7)20.0%      (5)0.0%     (3)0.0%      (2)98.6%  (144)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2015Astros655.052238332426313730-5
2016Astros144.062028301916222423-1
Total- - -799.0112236322324293529-6

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2015Astros1.00.2-4.6-3.71.2-8.31.19.43.50.4$3.0 
2016Astros-9.30.5-0.9-3.1-8.9-4.00.64.3-8.0-0.8($6.5) 
Total- - --8.30.6-5.4-6.8-7.7-12.21.713.8-4.5-0.4($3.5) 

  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2016) (Edit)
    • signed by Houston Astros on 3/4/2016 (League Minimum)
    • 2016: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
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  • 2012 June Amateur Draft - Round: 7, Pick: 1, Overall: 219
    • Team: Houston Astros
    • School: Florida
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