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Keon Broxton
Birthdate: 5/7/1990 (26 y, 10 m, 15 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-3/187     Position: OF
Drafted: 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 3, Pick: 15, Overall: 95, Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
Contract: $0.5M / 1 Years (2016)
RotoWire News: Broxton (wrist) feels fine and is back in the Brewers' lineup Tuesday, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Tom Haudricourt reports. (3/21/2017)
Profiles:  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Broxton had an intriguing 2016. He played through four stints in the majors, showing steady improvement in each of them. Not without his warts, Broxton does some things incredibly well. First, the good: he's fast. Broxton stole 23 bases in 27 attempts in just 244 plate appearances, making him the most aggressive base-stealer in the game by steals per plate appearance. But unlike other prolific base-stealers, Broxton also flashes impressive power, manifested in a .188 isolated slugging percentage. He also displays extreme plate discipline that at one point bordered on passivity. In 2016, Broxton walked in nearly 15% of his plate appearances and chased balls just 22% of the time (league average is about 30%). He showed more aggressiveness as the season wore on, and as such, finished with a zone-swing percentage higher than league average. This is undeniably a good thing and evidence of a player capable of making adjustments at the major league level. Still, Broxton swings and misses way too often. His 14.7% swinging strike rate would have been one of the league's 10 worst if he had the plate appearances to qualify. So, while he's taking fewer strikes than he did initially, Broxton's whiffs also cap his value. As a result, he's a low-average, high-power threat capable of stealing bases, because his excellent plate discipline affords a high enough floor that he'll maintain opportunities. (Rylan Edwards)

The Quick Opinion: Broxton's streakiness will be maddening at times, but his combination of power and speed make him a breakout candidate, and in OBP leagues, a potential star.

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SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2009Diamondbacks (R)7229711383766.4 %31.3 %.228.331.246.302.474.34097    
2010Diamondbacks (A)133603574322110.8 %28.5 %.132.328.228.316.360.31589    
2011Diamondbacks (A)208508168.2 %35.3 %.051.375.231.294.282.27469    
2011Diamondbacks (A+)110483769442712.8 %29.4 %.111.360.251.349.362.32888    
2012Diamondbacks (A+)130536198462217.5 %25.4 %.169.332.267.326.437.33697    
2013Diamondbacks (AA)1013728404158.1 %31.2 %.129.325.231.296.359.30591    
2014Pirates (AA)1274711567522512.5 %25.9 %.209.357.275.369.484.377134    
2015Pirates (AA)4520433526119.3 %25.0 %.162.395.302.365.464.373137    
2015Pirates (AAA)88367751422812.8 %28.6 %.167.356.256.352.423.357126    
2015Pirates7203010.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100-0.2-0.70.0-0.1
2016Brewers (AAA)47199830261810.1 %30.2 %.275.391.287.362.562.398142    
2016Brewers75244928192314.8 %36.1 %.188.373.242.354.430.3431093.56.46.32.1
2017Depth Charts1255251659552810.1 %35.1 %.174.320.219.301.393.301811.1-11.06.51.2
2017Steamer1255301559522910.2 %32.9 %.156.315.222.304.378.298790.2-13.26.71.1
2017Fans (31)1396081871733912.7 %30.3 %.172.350.252.349.424.3351043.76.79.43.6
2017ZiPS1244691654522510.0 %37.3 %.192.325.216.297.408.304831.5-8.26.61.4
Total- - -82246931192414.6 %36.2 %.187.369.239.351.426.3401083.35.76.32.0

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Diamondbacks (R)72272297673611911383719093312461.246
2010Diamondbacks (A)1335316031218017195743265017230452113.228
2011Diamondbacks (A)2078851816020817030000064.231
2011Diamondbacks (A+)11040648310276145769446201423753278.251
2012Diamondbacks (A+)130490536131872411984624001364205218.267
2013Diamondbacks (AA)101334372775313384041300116224751.231
2014Pirates (AA)127407471112662291567525961223207256.275
2015Pirates (AA)45179204543512433526190511411116.302
2015Pirates (AAA)883123678050158751424701052513289.256
2015Pirates7220000030001000011.000
2016Brewers (AAA)47178199512511783026200601001188.287
2016Brewers75207244503010192819360880012234.242
2017Depth Charts12546452510259206165955531184232 2812.219
2017Steamer12546653010465204155952541174343 2914.222
2017Fans (31)1395246081328620818717377318434  399.252
2017ZiPS12441746990491871654524711752214258.216
Total- - -82209246503010193119360890012245.239

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Diamondbacks (R)6.4 %31.3 %0.20.246.302.474.776.2287.0.331  0.840-1.1.34097
2010Diamondbacks (A)10.8 %28.5 %0.38.228.316.360.675.1326.9.328  -1.567-8.0.31589
2011Diamondbacks (A)8.2 %35.3 %0.23.231.294.282.576.0517.2.375  -0.57-3.1.27469
2011Diamondbacks (A+)12.8 %29.4 %0.44.251.349.362.711.1117.5.360  1.760-8.1.32888
2012Diamondbacks (A+)7.5 %25.4 %0.29.267.326.437.763.1695.6.332  0.472-2.2.33697
2013Diamondbacks (AA)8.1 %31.2 %0.26.231.296.359.655.1295.4.325  0.336-3.6.30591
2014Pirates (AA)12.5 %25.9 %0.48.275.369.484.853.2097.5.357  2.47419.0.377134
2015Pirates (AA)9.3 %25.0 %0.37.302.365.464.828.1627.8.395  -0.2318.3.373137
2015Pirates (AAA)12.8 %28.6 %0.45.256.352.423.776.1678.0.356  1.8499.9.357126
2015Pirates0.0 %50.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.5.0000.00.0-0.20-0.5.000-100
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
2016Brewers (AAA)10.1 %30.2 %0.33.287.362.562.924.2757.9.391  0.03610.5.398142
2016Brewers14.8 %36.1 %0.41.242.354.430.784.1886.5.373-0.31.02.8345.0.343109
2016Average8.2 %21.1 %0.39.255.322.417.739.1624.9.300     .318 
2017Depth Charts10.1 %35.1 %0.29.219.301.393.694.1747.3.3200.4 0.754-7.4.30181
2017Steamer10.2 %32.9 %0.31.222.304.378.683.1566.4.3150.5 -0.454-8.7.29879
2017Fans (31)12.7 %30.3 %0.42.252.349.424.772.1727.4.350  3.7808.3.335104
2017ZiPS10.0 %37.3 %0.27.216.297.408.705.1927.5.325  1.550-5.6.30483
Total- - -14.6 %36.2 %0.40.239.351.426.777.1876.7.369-0.31.02.6334.5.340108

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2015Pirates1.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2016Brewers1.4925.0 %44.8 %30.2 %2.9 %25.7 %5.8 %75.0 %40.0 %40.0 %20.0 %13.3 %43.3 %43.3 %
Total- - -1.5124.8 %45.3 %29.9 %2.9 %25.7 %5.7 %75.0 %39.7 %39.7 %20.7 %14.0 %43.0 %43.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2015Pirates10000003710
2016Brewers52352913434356321067
Total- - -53352913434386391077

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2015Pirates-0.03-0.030.00-1.29-0.120.20 0-0.01-0.13
2016Brewers0.91-3.644.542.950.260.921.02110.420.57
Total- - -0.88-3.674.551.660.140.911.02110.410.56

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2015Pirates70.0% (93.0)  20.0% (76.0)10.0% (84.0)   
2016Brewers61.2% (92.3)14.4% (84.3)4.8% (85.9)9.4% (77.3)9.8% (83.1)0.5% (81.4) 0.1%
Total- - -61.2% (92.3)14.2% (84.3)4.7% (85.9)9.5% (77.3)9.9% (83.1)0.5% (81.4) 0.1%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2015Pirates70.0 %      20.0 %  10.0 %   
2016Brewers41.7 %12.1 %3.9 %0.3 % 7.3 %15.6 %8.2 %1.5 % 9.6 %   
Total- - -41.9 %12.0 %3.8 %0.3 % 7.3 %15.4 %8.3 %1.5 % 9.6 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2015Pirates92.9      76.2  84.4  
2016Brewers92.791.586.982.1 90.884.277.278.7 83.1  
Total- - -92.791.586.982.1 90.884.277.278.7 83.1  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2015Pirates-0.2  -0.1-0.2  -3.16  -2.88-19.22  
2016Brewers-2.44.21.10.7-0.61.3 -0.382.732.140.71-0.5925.59 
Total- - --2.74.21.10.6-0.81.3 -0.402.732.140.64-0.7625.59 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2015Pirates-0.2      -0.1  -0.2  
2016Brewers-4.60.71.00.0 1.05.01.7-0.6 -0.8  
Total- - --4.90.71.00.0 1.05.01.7-0.6 -1.0  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2015Pirates-3.11      -2.84  -18.91  
2016Brewers-1.040.562.371.10 1.233.021.96-3.50 -0.79  
Total- - --1.080.562.371.10 1.233.021.86-3.50 -0.97  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2015Pirates20.0 %80.0 %50.0 %0.0 %75.0 %60.0 %50.0 %50.0 %20.0 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Brewers22.1 %68.0 %42.3 %39.4 %75.9 %65.2 %44.0 %54.9 %14.7 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -22.1 %68.1 %42.4 %39.1 %75.9 %65.1 %44.1 %54.9 %14.8 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2015Pirates25.0 %66.7 %50.0 %100.0 %50.0 %60.0 %60.0 %26.3
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Brewers22.1 %65.5 %42.3 %34.1 %77.2 %65.2 %46.5 %23.0
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -22.1 %65.5 %42.4 %34.7 %76.9 %65.1 %46.7 %23.0

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2015PiratesLF100.1000000000     .000 
Total- - -LF100.1000000000     .000 
2015PiratesCF101.0000000000     .000 
2016BrewersCF6858511.014304400000     .973 
Total- - -CF6958512.014304400000     .973 
2015PiratesRF101.0000000000     .000 
Total- - -RF101.0000000000     .000 
2015PiratesOF302.1000000000     .000 
2016BrewersOF6858511.014304400000     .973 
Total- - -OF7158513.114304400000     .973 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2015PiratesLF0.1  000000 0          
Total- - -LF0.1  000000 0          
2015PiratesCF1.0  000000 0          
2016BrewersCF511.0  -2-1129110107.97336   2-1.2 8.0-1.45.423.2
Total- - -CF512.0  -2-1129110107.97336   2-1.2 8.0-1.45.423.2
2015PiratesRF1.0  000000 0      0.00.00.00.0
Total- - -RF1.0  000000 0      0.00.00.00.0
2015PiratesOF2.1  000000 0      0.00.00.00.0
2016BrewersOF511.0  -2-1129110107.97336   2-1.2 8.0-1.45.423.2
Total- - -OF513.1  -2-1129110107.97336   2-1.2 8.0-1.45.423.3

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2016BrewersCF511.00.0%    (24)16.7%      (6)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)66.7%      (6)98.6%  (140)
Total- - -CF512.00.0%    (24)16.7%      (6)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)66.7%      (6)98.6%  (140)
2016BrewersOF511.00.0%    (24)16.7%      (6)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)66.7%      (6)98.6%  (140)
Total- - -OF513.10.0%    (24)16.7%      (6)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)66.7%      (6)98.6%  (140)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2016Brewers511.01368788256585950642
Total- - -511.01368788256585950642

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2015Pirates-0.5-0.20.00.0-0.70.00.00.1-0.6-0.1($0.5) 
2016Brewers2.93.55.40.96.46.30.47.420.42.1$16.7 
Total- - -2.43.35.40.95.76.30.47.419.82.0$16.2 

  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2016) (Edit)
    • signed by Milwaukee Brewers on 3/4/2016 (League Minimum)
    • 2016: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2015) (Edit)
    • signed by Pittsburgh Pirates (League Minimum)
    • 2015: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
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  • 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 3, Pick: 15, Overall: 95
    • Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
    • School: Santa Fe CC
  • 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 29, Pick: 24, Overall: 886
    • Team: Philadelphia Phillies
    • School: Lakeland Senior HS