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Ian Desmond
Birthdate: 9/20/1985 (29 y, 1 m, 11 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-3/215     Position: SS
Drafted: 2004 June Amateur Draft - Round: 3, Pick: 13, Overall: 84, Team: Montreal Expos
Contract: $17.5M / 2 Years (2014 - 2015)
RotoWire News: Nationals manager Matt Williams said "there's a chance" Desmond could miss a game during the NLDS or later in the postseason to be with his pregnant wife, Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post reports. (10/4/2014)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2006Nationals (A+)9240895045147.1 %19.4 %.140.286.244.313.384.32293    
2006Nationals (AA)3713308343.8 %26.3 %.050.256.182.214.231.20623    
2007Nationals (A+)1295401369452710.6 %18.3 %.168.309.264.357.432.361116    
2008Nationals (R)31301230.0 %15.4 %.077.455.385.385.462.398142    
2008Nationals (AA)93367124244128.4 %21.3 %.155.294.251.318.406.32392    
2009Nationals (AA)4218962918138.5 %21.2 %.188.371.306.372.494.389140    
2009Nationals (AAA)552051251489.8 %15.1 %.107.425.354.428.461.402152    
2009Nationals2189491215.6 %15.7 %.280.292.280.318.561.3701250.33.1-2.30.4
2010Nationals154574105965174.9 %19.0 %.124.317.269.308.392.306862.6-6.9-2.40.9
2011Nationals15463986549255.5 %21.8 %.104.317.253.298.358.289794.2-11.22.41.2
2012Nationals130547257273215.5 %20.7 %.218.332.292.335.511.3621281.419.410.34.9
2012Nationals51902000.0 %15.8 %.053.438.368.368.421.345116    
2013Nationals158655207780216.6 %22.1 %.173.336.280.331.453.3411163.315.111.65.0
2014Nationals154648247391247.1 %28.2 %.175.326.255.313.430.3291085.211.27.24.1
2014Nationals41902015.3 %31.6 %.000.250.167.211.167.1775    
2015Steamer146616186873186.8 %24.9 %.158.321.258.313.416.3221031.43.83.82.8
Total- - -7713152913553701095.9 %22.3 %.162.325.270.317.431.32610417.130.726.816.5
Postseason- - -93804012.6 %23.7 %.027.357.270.289.297.26160    


SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006Nationals (A+)92365408895820295045290799327148.244
2006Nationals (AA)371211332217410835035006141.182
2007Nationals (A+)1294585401217430413694557099114682711.264
2008Nationals (R)313135410012002000030.385
2008Nationals (AA)933233678155140124244314782267128.251
2009Nationals (AA)42170189523312162918162402012134.306
2009Nationals (AAA)5517820563481221251420131304581.354
2009Nationals21828923107249125014011210.280
2010Nationals1545255741411002741059652831095799175.269
2011Nationals15458463914810827586549352139451192510.253
2012Nationals1305135471509033225727330111331017216.292
2012Nationals519197610020003000000.368
2013Nationals15860065516810738320778043314555216216.280
2014Nationals1545936481519826324739146018363017245.255
2014Nationals418193300020106000010.167
2015Steamer14656261614595292186873421154552 188.258
Total- - -77128973152781513158199135537018797032322237010932.270
Postseason- - -9373810910040109000010.270

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006Nationals (A+)7.1 %19.4 %0.37.244.313.384.696.1405.5.286 -0.746-3.5.32293
2006Nationals (AA)3.8 %26.3 %0.14.182.214.231.446.0506.0.256 0.43-11.7.20623
2007Nationals (A+)10.6 %18.3 %0.58.264.357.432.789.1686.3.309 0.87710.8.361116
2008Nationals (R)0.0 %15.4 %0.00.385.385.462.846.0775.6.455 0.620.7.398142
2008Nationals (AA)8.4 %21.3 %0.40.251.318.406.724.1553.8.294 -1.041-3.6.32392
2009Nationals (AA)8.5 %21.2 %0.40.306.372.494.866.1886.7.371 1.0308.7.389140
2009Nationals (AAA)9.8 %15.1 %0.65.354.428.461.889.1076.2.425 1.03612.2.402152
2009Nationals5.6 %15.7 %0.36.280.318.561.879.2805.6.2920.20.2143.0.370125
2009Average8.9 %18.0 %0.49.262.333.418.751.1555.0.299    .329 
2010Nationals4.9 %19.0 %0.26.269.308.392.700.1245.5.3171.71.059-6.7.30686
2010Average8.5 %18.5 %0.46.257.325.403.728.1455.0.297    .321 
2011Nationals5.5 %21.8 %0.25.253.298.358.656.1046.0.3173.70.558-13.6.28979
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295    .316 
2012Nationals5.5 %20.7 %0.27.292.335.511.845.2185.3.3320.21.38320.8.362128
2012Nationals0.0 %15.8 %0.00.368.368.421.789.0531.3.438 0.030.5.345116
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297    .315 
2013Nationals6.6 %22.1 %0.30.280.331.453.784.1735.3.3362.01.48613.7.341116
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297    .314 
2014Nationals7.1 %28.2 %0.25.255.313.430.743.1755.5.3262.82.3799.2.329108
2014Nationals5.3 %31.6 %0.17.167.211.167.377.0006.8.250 0.20-1.9.1775
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299    .310 
2015Steamer6.8 %24.9 %0.27.258.313.416.729.1584.9.3211.40.0725.4.322103
Total- - -5.9 %22.3 %0.27.270.317.431.748.1625.6.32510.56.737926.5.326104
Postseason- - -2.6 %23.7 %0.11.270.289.297.587.0274.9.357 0.23-1.5.26160

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%
2009Nationals1.6111.8 %54.4 %33.8 %8.7 %17.4 %8.1 %50.0 %
2010Nationals1.6715.8 %52.7 %31.6 %9.2 %7.7 %7.8 %30.0 %
2011Nationals1.7017.5 %51.9 %30.5 %9.0 %6.0 %7.0 %18.2 %
2012Nationals1.3817.9 %47.6 %34.5 %7.3 %18.2 %5.8 %50.0 %
2012Nationals0.8331.3 %31.3 %37.5 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2013Nationals1.2722.5 %43.4 %34.1 %9.0 %12.9 %7.1 %62.5 %
2014Nationals1.5617.8 %50.1 %32.1 %12.9 %18.2 %7.3 %50.0 %
2014Nationals1.0016.7 %41.7 %41.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
Total- - -1.5118.2 %49.2 %32.6 %9.4 %12.8 %7.1 %32.8 %
Postseason- - -0.9125.0 %35.7 %39.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2009Nationals372382321112208320
2010Nationals21713065121720669113212012
2011Nationals22813477121622480915252334
2012Nationals1891377110114257512701845
2012Nationals5650000174158
2013Nationals19715510214148583615862422
2014Nationals2061327317152186216182480
2014Nationals5520000134154
Total- - -1074711396677658193885752811413
Postseason- - -1011700003082112

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2009Nationals-0.21-2.081.882.210.201.253.1410.31-0.47
2010Nationals-1.07-10.379.303.320.350.990.82100.27-1.36
2011Nationals-0.67-11.8511.18-9.27-0.941.051.834-0.41-0.23
2012Nationals4.36-9.7914.1522.722.271.080.2422.811.23
2012Nationals0.25-0.210.451.100.120.93 00.070.20
2013Nationals0.06-11.8311.8812.121.271.02 01.19-1.13
2014Nationals1.64-12.0113.6519.742.191.05 01.090.47
2014Nationals-0.39-0.620.22-1.99-0.221.62 0-0.19-0.05
Total- - -4.11-57.9362.0450.855.341.041.13175.26-1.32
Postseason- - --0.15-0.820.68-0.90-0.111.28 0-0.120.01

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2009Nationals77.1% (91.4)12.2% (83.1)0.3% (87.0)4.7% (76.1)5.6% (81.2)  0.3%
2010Nationals56.8% (91.4)20.4% (83.2)3.7% (87.6)8.1% (76.1)8.1% (82.0)1.1% (84.3)1.8% (76.9)1.6%
2011Nationals59.6% (91.4)17.0% (83.1)6.0% (88.1)7.4% (76.8)7.6% (82.1)1.4% (85.5)0.9% (76.9)0.5%
2012Nationals53.5% (92.0)18.7% (83.5)7.2% (87.0)9.9% (77.4)8.2% (82.1)1.7% (85.0)0.8% (76.1)0.3%
2013Nationals55.8% (92.2)18.4% (83.6)6.3% (87.5)8.8% (77.1)9.0% (82.9)1.6% (83.2) 0.5%
2014Nationals54.5% (92.3)19.9% (83.9)5.5% (88.1)11.0% (78.2)7.9% (83.3)1.1% (84.4) 0.0%
Total- - -56.7% (91.8)18.7% (83.5)5.6% (87.7)9.0% (77.2)8.1% (82.5)1.3% (84.5)0.6% (76.7)0.6%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2009Nationals69.3 %3.5 %0.6 %  3.5 %12.9 %4.4 %  6.0 %   
2010Nationals35.6 %8.0 %3.6 %1.0 %0.1 %12.7 %19.2 %8.6 %  9.0 % 1.8 % 
2011Nationals38.7 %9.3 %4.5 %1.1 % 11.4 %18.1 %7.2 %  8.3 % 1.0 % 
2012Nationals32.6 %11.3 %5.4 %1.4 % 9.9 %20.9 %8.9 %0.2 % 8.4 % 0.9 % 
2013Nationals31.7 %13.6 %6.4 %1.3 % 9.2 %19.6 %8.4 %0.5 % 8.9 %   
2014Nationals32.2 %13.9 %4.4 %0.9 %0.2 %9.1 %19.5 %10.2 %2.3 % 7.3 %   
Total- - -35.1 %11.1 %4.8 %1.1 %0.0 %10.2 %19.2 %8.5 %0.6 % 8.3 % 0.7 % 

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2009Nationals91.391.687.0  90.183.575.4  81.8  
2010Nationals91.790.788.085.084.590.783.276.4  82.4 76.9
2011Nationals91.590.988.286.0 91.183.576.6  82.3 76.7
2012Nationals92.291.487.384.5 90.783.577.180.5 82.3 76.4
2013Nationals92.791.688.582.8 90.683.876.782.5 82.9  
2014Nationals92.691.789.183.382.590.984.178.280.0 83.2  
Total- - -92.191.488.384.282.990.883.777.180.4 82.6 76.7

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2009Nationals-1.9-1.1-0.24.11.8  -0.77-2.82-23.3127.419.78  
2010Nationals3.3-8.8-2.03.92.90.5-0.80.29-2.19-2.812.421.782.26-2.31
2011Nationals-4.01.5-1.0-1.6-3.2-1.4-0.2-0.290.37-0.71-0.94-1.82-4.11-0.90
2012Nationals10.42.54.62.5-1.5-1.10.01.050.743.461.36-0.97-3.350.18
2013Nationals-8.37.43.4-2.811.3-2.5 -0.621.662.27-1.325.18-6.55 
2014Nationals4.5-3.50.6-2.25.3-0.9 0.33-0.710.46-0.792.69-3.31 
Total- - -4.0-2.05.33.916.5-5.4-1.00.06-0.100.840.381.79-3.53-1.36

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2009Nationals-1.2-0.4-0.1  -0.50.23.2  1.3  
2010Nationals-4.31.8-3.7-0.10.07.9-9.63.4  0.7 -0.8
2011Nationals-6.0-0.51.9-0.3 2.1-2.9-1.5  -2.9 -0.1
2012Nationals9.13.94.91.0 0.3-3.52.80.0 -2.3 0.1
2013Nationals-4.1-0.71.3-0.6 -3.47.2-1.0-0.8 9.0  
2014Nationals3.20.7-3.8-0.8-0.12.2-2.6-1.2-0.5 5.6  
Total- - --3.24.70.6-0.80.08.7-11.05.8-1.2 11.4 -0.9

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2009Nationals-0.53-3.22-3.12  -4.460.6022.51  7.03  
2010Nationals-0.601.09-5.04-0.784.913.13-2.481.96  0.40 -2.31
2011Nationals-0.67-0.241.82-1.06 0.81-0.68-0.88  -1.52 -0.49
2012Nationals1.521.864.964.11 0.19-0.911.720.71 -1.51 0.39
2013Nationals-0.53-0.220.85-2.01 -1.551.52-0.47-6.40 4.17  
2014Nationals0.400.20-3.42-3.30-2.460.97-0.53-0.47-0.81 3.11  
Total- - --0.080.370.12-0.62-0.990.75-0.500.59-1.66 1.21 -1.16

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2009Nationals25.5 %66.9 %47.8 %59.5 %87.6 %80.7 %53.8 %60.7 %9.1 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
2010Nationals33.2 %66.5 %48.6 %59.1 %89.7 %78.5 %46.3 %61.9 %10.0 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2011Nationals30.8 %61.3 %45.3 %66.8 %89.7 %81.5 %47.6 %61.2 %8.2 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012Nationals37.5 %72.8 %54.6 %61.5 %87.4 %78.2 %48.3 %70.8 %11.8 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2013Nationals35.6 %70.2 %51.1 %62.2 %83.5 %75.3 %44.9 %66.6 %12.4 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
2014Nationals34.6 %68.6 %50.0 %53.7 %83.4 %72.1 %45.2 %63.1 %13.8 %
2014Average31.3 %65.6 %46.7 %65.9 %87.3 %79.4 %44.9 %60.6 %9.4 %
Total- - -34.0 %67.7 %49.7 %60.4 %86.5 %77.0 %46.6 %64.5 %11.2 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2009Nationals30.0 %63.5 %46.7 %62.5 %89.1 %80.5 %49.8 %20.1
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Nationals31.2 %64.6 %47.9 %57.9 %88.2 %78.4 %50.1 %21.4
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Nationals29.6 %59.2 %44.7 %65.5 %89.5 %81.7 %51.0 %20.7
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Nationals38.3 %70.7 %54.0 %62.3 %87.3 %78.1 %48.5 %23.2
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Nationals34.5 %67.8 %50.3 %60.1 %83.9 %75.3 %47.5 %23.4
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Nationals34.9 %66.3 %49.4 %53.5 %83.2 %71.9 %46.3 %24.0
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
Total- - -33.6 %65.4 %49.1 %59.6 %86.3 %76.9 %48.6 %22.5

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2009Nationals2B5539.212122112110     .923-3
Total- - -2B5539.212122112110     .923-3
2009NationalsSS1714136.1374341314581     .952-1
2010NationalsSS1491361208.02213823421138239444     .947-10
2011NationalsSS1521461317.2226437231947839417     .966 
2012NationalsSS1281261139.117130615876233322     .970 
2013NationalsSS1581581400.0234446208128843476     .971 
2014NationalsSS1541541377.22034162411137647316     .963 
Total- - -SS7587346579.010922030120685240020620326     .963-11
2009NationalsRF117.0300000000     1.0000
2010NationalsRF100.1000000000     .000 
Total- - -RF217.1300000000     1.0000
2009NationalsOF117.0300000000     1.0000
2010NationalsOF100.1000000000     .000 
Total- - -OF217.1300000000     1.0000

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2009Nationals2B39.2 -1 0-2-31711.6470  -1.1  -0.4-1.6-0.8-2.8-69.0
Total- - -2B39.2 -1 0-2-31711.6470  -1.1  -0.4-1.6-0.8-2.8-69.0
2009NationalsSS136.1 0 -1-2-34231.7383  0.1  0.41.6-1.50.42.7
2010NationalsSS1208.0 -1 -3-3-7369287.77847  -10.0-2 -1.02.8-10.4-8.6-9.2
2011NationalsSS1317.2 -1 0-2-3395315.79869   -1 -0.9-2.5-1.0-4.4-4.5
2012NationalsSS1139.1 1 0-7-6269230.85540   4 0.73.9-0.24.46.0
2013NationalsSS1400.0 1 -2-2-3378319.84469   5 1.84.8-2.24.44.4
2014NationalsSS1377.2 2 -222382314.82265     0.91.4-2.20.10.1
Total- - -SS6579.0 2 -8-14-2018351496.815293  -9.96 1.911.9-17.5-3.6-0.8
2009NationalsRF7.0  000043.7500  0.1 -0.1 -0.60.0-0.7-100.7
2010NationalsRF0.1  000000 0   0      
Total- - -RF7.1  000043.7500  0.10-0.1 -0.60.0-0.7-100.7
2009NationalsOF7.0  000043.7500  0.1 -0.1 -0.60.0-0.7-100.7
2010NationalsOF0.1  000000 0   0      
Total- - -OF7.1  000043.7500  0.10-0.1 -0.60.0-0.7-100.7

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012NationalsSS1139.10.0%      (7)5.0%    (20)46.2%    (13)45.0%    (20)71.0%    (31)97.5%  (324)
2013NationalsSS1400.00.0%    (11)7.1%    (14)38.5%    (13)66.7%    (21)86.5%    (37)96.7%  (481)
2014NationalsSS1377.20.0%    (26)3.7%    (27)21.4%    (14)50.0%    (18)64.5%    (31)98.0%  (453)
Total- - -SS6579.00.0%    (44)4.9%    (61)35.0%    (40)54.2%    (59)74.7%    (99)97.4%  (1258)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2010Nationals1208.1337076743348802157-2
2011Nationals1317.2286269713654793858-1
2012Nationals1139.12866726758708163684
2013Nationals1400.02264706759677958665
Total- - -5065.111165727047608045626

SeasonTeamPosInnFSRDRSTZLUZRSTDEVERRADR
2009Nationals2B39.2 -3-1.1-2.81+/- 1-2
2009NationalsSS136.1 -20.10.51+/- 10
2010NationalsSS1208.0-2-4-10.0-8.83+/- 2-7
2009NationalsRF7.0 00.1-0.70+/- 00
2010NationalsRF0.100     

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2009Nationals2.80.3-3.00.73.1-2.30.22.73.60.4$1.6 
2010Nationals-9.62.6-8.66.2-6.9-2.41.117.08.80.9$3.6 
2011Nationals-15.44.2-4.46.8-11.22.41.318.611.11.2$5.3 
2012Nationals17.91.44.45.919.410.31.216.247.04.9$22.1 
2013Nationals11.83.34.47.215.111.60.718.746.15.0$24.9 
2014Nationals6.05.20.17.111.27.20.918.337.64.1$22.7 
Total- - -13.617.1-7.133.930.726.85.391.5154.216.5$80.3 

  • $17.5m / 2 Years (2014 - 2015) (Edit)
    • signed by Washington Nationals on 1/17/2014 (Extension)
    • 2014: $6.5M, 2015: $11M
    • Incentives: would also earn an additional $500K for winning NL MVP honors in either season
    • Agent / Agency: Sports One Athlete Management
    • Originally Reported By: William Ladson
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: twitter.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
  • $3.8m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by Washington Nationals on 1/18/2013 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2013: $3.8M
    • Source: washingtonpost.com
    • Submitted by willl
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  • 2004 June Amateur Draft - Round: 3, Pick: 13, Overall: 84
    • Team: Montreal Expos
    • School: Sarasota HS (FL)