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Josh Phegley
Birthdate: 2/12/1988 (29 y, 1 m, 15 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 5-10/220     Position: C
Drafted: 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1s, Pick: 6, Overall: 38, Team: Chicago White Sox
Contract: $0.5M / 1 Years (2016)
RotoWire News: Phegley, who notched his second RBI with a run-scoring single in Tuesday's Cactus League loss to the Rockies, is slashing just .214/.200/.286 over 14 at-bats this spring. (3/16/2017)
Profiles:  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Phegley set career highs in games (73), plate appearances (243), and OPS (.749) in 2015, his first year with the A’s, but things did not go as well last season. The catcher was held to just 26 games due to repeated issues with his right knee, and he hit just .256/.314/.372 before his season ended on July 1. When healthy, Phegley is known for his ability to punish left-handed pitching -- he has put together a .264/.303/.447 line against southpaws in his career vs. just a .595 OPS against righties. Looking ahead to next year, the 29-year-old is expected to be ready by spring training, and he should slot in just behind Stephen Vogt on the depth chart. However, considering how often the A’s have been using Vogt as the designated hitter, Phegley could make his way into the lineup more often than a typical backup catcher. Despite this bonus, Phegley’s career .232/.268/.386 batting line, his modest power and lack of speed, and his position on the weak side of a platoon mean that his only real fantasy value comes in deep AL-only formats -- especially those with daily lineup changes. (Dylan Higgins)

The Quick Opinion: After a solid 2015 campaign, Phegley’s ‘16 season was derailed by right knee issues. Set to be Oakland’s backup catcher again next year, the 29-year-old may get a fair amount of playing time considering his spot on the depth chart, but his only valuable skill is mashing lefties -- which means his fantasy value is equally limited.

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SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2009White Sox (A)522149273315.1 %18.7 %.184.235.224.277.408.31394    
2010White Sox (R)518011011.1 %22.2 %.067.273.200.333.267.29584    
2010White Sox (A+)25993161207.1 %22.2 %.135.348.292.337.427.344111    
2010White Sox (AA)1879271302.5 %27.8 %.139.388.292.316.431.33198    
2011White Sox (AA)943947435015.8 %15.5 %.126.271.242.292.368.29975    
2011White Sox (AAA)229029608.9 %20.0 %.127.305.253.337.380.328101    
2012White Sox (AAA)1024216404834.8 %14.3 %.107.299.266.306.373.30787    
2013White Sox (AAA)6125815394115.8 %14.7 %.281.317.316.368.597.423166    
2013White Sox652134142222.3 %19.2 %.093.236.206.223.299.229360.0-15.43.7-0.5
2014White Sox (AAA)10746723697506.6 %15.4 %.255.278.274.331.530.377132    
2014White Sox113834700.0 %28.9 %.297.208.216.211.514.30694-0.1-0.31.00.2
2015Athletics732439273405.8 %21.0 %.200.283.249.300.449.323108-1.11.08.61.9
2016Athletics (AAA)523021017.4 %26.1 %.053.462.316.435.368.378129    
2016Athletics26861111005.8 %15.1 %.115.292.256.314.372.30089-0.4-1.60.70.2
2017Depth Charts381605182005.3 %19.1 %.158.273.242.290.400.29787-0.1-2.63.60.7
2017Steamer321284141515.4 %19.8 %.161.280.246.295.407.30291-0.1-1.53.00.6
2017ZiPS702677323605.2 %18.4 %.155.266.237.286.392.29284-0.1-5.45.91.0
Total- - -17558017567324.1 %20.0 %.154.262.232.268.386.28478-1.7-16.314.01.8

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009White Sox (A)521962144426909273311040421611.224
2010White Sox (R)515183210011204100100.200
2010White Sox (A+)258999262030316127022021300.292
2010White Sox (AA)18727921154027132122113400.292
2011White Sox (AA)9436439488582127435023161430812.242
2011White Sox (AAA)2279902014402968018201300.253
2012White Sox (AAA)1023944211057622164048201604301030.266
2013White Sox (AAA)61231258733918115394115038750511.316
2013White Sox65204213423170414225041022620.206
2014White Sox (AAA)1074194671155830423697531172872901.274
2014White Sox11373883203470011010000.216
2015Athletics7322524356301619273414051310500.249
2016Athletics (AAA)519236510021406000000.316
2016Athletics267886201360111105013210400.256
2017Depth Charts38147160362281518209031221 00.242
2017Steamer32118128291860414157025211 10.246
2017ZiPS7024526758351517323614049431600.237
Total- - -175544580126773111756732401165521520.232

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009White Sox (A)5.1 %18.7 %0.28.224.277.408.685.1843.0.235  -0.323-1.5.31394
2010White Sox (R)11.1 %22.2 %0.50.200.333.267.600.0670.8.273  0.02-0.4.29584
2010White Sox (A+)7.1 %22.2 %0.32.292.337.427.764.1352.2.348  0.1131.3.344111
2010White Sox (AA)2.5 %27.8 %0.09.292.316.431.746.1391.0.388  0.09-0.2.33198
2011White Sox (AA)5.8 %15.5 %0.38.242.292.368.660.1263.2.271  -0.536-11.9.29975
2011White Sox (AAA)8.9 %20.0 %0.44.253.337.380.717.1271.2.305  -0.1100.1.328101
2012White Sox (AAA)4.8 %14.3 %0.33.266.306.373.680.1073.5.299  0.542-6.0.30787
2013White Sox (AAA)5.8 %14.7 %0.39.316.368.597.966.2813.2.317  -0.54819.3.423166
2013White Sox2.3 %19.2 %0.12.206.223.299.522.0933.1.2360.0-0.30.39-14.2.22936
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297     .314 
2014White Sox (AAA)6.6 %15.4 %0.43.274.331.530.861.2553.6.278  -0.67217.5.377132
2014White Sox0.0 %28.9 %0.00.216.211.514.724.2970.8.208-0.20.10.04-0.1.30694
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299     .310 
2015Athletics5.8 %21.0 %0.27.249.300.449.749.2002.4.283-1.10.1-0.1291.9.323108
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
2016Athletics (AAA)17.4 %26.1 %0.67.316.435.368.803.0530.8.462  0.040.8.378129
2016Athletics5.8 %15.1 %0.38.256.314.372.686.1152.1.292-0.2-0.20.09-1.3.30089
2016Average8.2 %21.1 %0.39.255.322.417.739.1624.9.300     .318 
2017Depth Charts5.3 %19.1 %0.28.242.290.400.690.1583.2.2730.0 -0.116-2.8.29787
2017Steamer5.4 %19.8 %0.27.246.295.407.702.1613.2.280-0.1 -0.113-1.7.30291
2017ZiPS5.2 %18.4 %0.29.237.286.392.678.1552.7.266  -0.126-5.8.29284
Total- - -4.1 %20.0 %0.21.232.268.386.654.1543.0.262-1.5-0.30.151-13.7.28478

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2013White Sox0.9619.4 %39.4 %41.2 %19.1 %5.9 %4.6 %0.0 %44.3 %36.5 %19.2 %25.1 %55.1 %19.8 %
2014White Sox0.6725.9 %29.6 %44.4 %0.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %55.6 %18.5 %25.9 %22.2 %29.6 %48.1 %
2015Athletics0.8520.6 %36.6 %42.9 %16.0 %12.0 %6.3 %0.0 %41.7 %36.0 %22.3 %20.0 %50.3 %29.7 %
2016Athletics0.9619.7 %39.4 %40.9 %11.1 %3.7 %11.5 %0.0 %39.4 %39.4 %21.2 %15.2 %53.0 %31.8 %
Total- - -0.9020.3 %37.6 %42.0 %15.4 %9.3 %6.1 %0.0 %43.2 %35.6 %21.1 %21.4 %51.3 %27.4 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2013White Sox65683213320209514723
2014White Sox812700003093123
2015Athletics64753612400285585870
2016Athletics2627133300105206311
Total- - -1631828828102062913982027

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2013White Sox-0.84-4.353.51-12.24-1.271.042.712-1.230.43
2014White Sox-0.05-0.710.67-0.55-0.071.02 00.20-0.24
2015Athletics0.72-4.465.197.720.781.072.3880.490.18
2016Athletics-0.06-0.980.920.060.030.703.911-0.080.00
Total- - --0.22-10.5010.28-5.02-0.531.002.5811-0.620.40

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2013White Sox51.0% (92.2)21.6% (84.4)6.4% (87.3)9.5% (78.1)9.5% (83.3)1.9% (85.3)  
2014White Sox56.9% (92.1)16.3% (84.7)2.4% (87.0)10.6% (77.8)13.8% (83.2)   
2015Athletics53.6% (91.1)18.4% (82.9)4.0% (86.7)10.3% (76.8)12.5% (82.6)1.0% (81.9)0.1% (73.0) 
2016Athletics51.4% (91.4)15.1% (83.6)6.4% (87.1)10.0% (76.9)13.5% (82.0)3.5% (84.5)  
Total- - -52.5% (91.6)18.9% (83.7)5.1% (87.0)10.0% (77.3)11.7% (82.8)1.7% (84.1)0.0% (73.0) 

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2013White Sox32.4 %8.7 %5.8 %2.4 %0.1 %9.5 %22.0 %9.0 %1.7 % 8.4 %   
2014White Sox31.7 %18.7 %5.7 %  3.3 %13.8 %5.7 %4.9 % 16.3 %   
2015Athletics31.0 %15.3 %3.8 %1.3 % 6.0 %18.8 %9.2 %2.1 % 12.2 % 0.2 % 
2016Athletics25.1 %15.8 %6.1 %3.2 % 10.3 %16.1 %9.0 %1.3 % 13.2 %   
Total- - -30.6 %13.2 %5.0 %1.9 %0.1 %7.8 %19.2 %8.9 %2.0 % 11.3 % 0.1 % 

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2013White Sox92.791.287.985.086.291.284.677.981.9 83.1  
2014White Sox91.793.388.5  91.484.675.380.5 83.4  
2015Athletics91.490.987.982.2 89.783.476.380.1 82.2 70.5
2016Athletics91.192.388.384.2 90.183.676.580.7 81.8  
Total- - -91.991.488.084.086.290.584.076.980.8 82.5 70.5

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2013White Sox-7.0-6.3-0.4-1.50.4-0.4 -1.89-4.02-0.97-2.120.53-3.04 
2014White Sox1.7-1.8-0.20.30.1  2.49-8.79-7.462.520.60  
2015Athletics-0.6-2.42.41.20.50.3-0.2-0.14-1.496.951.300.433.62-24.80
2016Athletics0.3-1.5-0.50.40.2-0.2 0.18-3.28-2.291.230.46-1.63 
Total- - --5.6-12.01.30.41.1-0.3-0.2-0.52-3.121.260.200.48-0.82-24.80

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2013White Sox-6.20.60.8-0.9-0.3-1.7-5.6-2.40.1 0.4  
2014White Sox0.51.7-0.6  -0.3-1.60.9-0.6 0.1  
2015Athletics-6.30.51.8-0.6 3.9-3.02.8-0.4 1.7 -0.2
2016Athletics0.5-0.5-1.0-0.2 -0.4-1.60.00.2 1.1  
Total- - --11.42.31.0-1.7-0.31.6-11.81.3-0.6 3.3 -0.2

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2013White Sox-2.640.971.98-5.50-29.37-2.42-3.54-3.761.11 0.59  
2014White Sox1.407.26-8.44  -6.95-9.4512.92-9.45 0.51  
2015Athletics-2.350.375.46-5.89 7.53-1.843.50-2.05 1.66 -12.20
2016Athletics0.66-1.03-5.30-1.61 -1.28-3.220.164.54 2.73  
Total- - --1.840.851.03-4.59-29.370.99-3.040.71-1.55 1.46 -12.20

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2013White Sox44.4 %65.1 %53.8 %63.6 %88.7 %77.4 %45.2 %60.6 %12.2 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014White Sox42.9 %71.7 %56.9 %63.0 %86.1 %77.1 %48.8 %71.1 %13.0 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Athletics38.1 %70.2 %52.5 %64.8 %87.3 %78.3 %45.1 %61.3 %11.4 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Athletics36.8 %70.0 %51.8 %58.7 %92.9 %79.5 %45.0 %68.6 %10.6 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -40.4 %68.4 %53.1 %63.4 %88.6 %78.1 %45.3 %62.8 %11.6 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2013White Sox44.2 %63.9 %53.8 %60.4 %89.8 %77.4 %48.7 %24.0
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014White Sox49.1 %63.6 %56.9 %60.7 %88.1 %77.1 %53.7 %24.3
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Athletics38.6 %68.2 %52.4 %62.2 %88.3 %78.1 %46.7 %21.7
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Athletics39.2 %66.4 %51.5 %62.7 %91.4 %79.4 %45.0 %23.3
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -41.2 %66.0 %53.0 %61.5 %89.3 %77.9 %47.6 %22.9

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2016AthleticsP100.2000000000 0   .000 
Total- - -P100.2000000000 0   .000 
2013White SoxC6459516.0415295040401 3013825.989 
2014White SoxC111089.175131010001 6223.989 
2015AthleticsC6862541.0454532020300 2818526.996 
2016AthleticsC2523199.2164130000100 813141.000 
Total- - -C1681541346.011081088070802 72341868.993 
2013White Sox2B100.2000000000     .000 
Total- - -2B100.2000000000     .000 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2016AthleticsP0.20  000              
Total- - -P0.20  000              
2013White SoxC516.02  0 1    21-2.7 -4      
2014White SoxC89.10  1 1    70.2        
2015AthleticsC541.04  -1 3       1      
2016AthleticsC199.2-1  0 -2       1      
Total- - -C1346.05  0 3    28-2.5 -2      
2013White Sox2B0.2 0 00000 0   0      
Total- - -2B0.2 0 00000 0   0      

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2013White SoxC516.00.0%      (1)14.3%      (7)22.2%    (18)50.0%     (2)100.0%      (1)94.4%    (18)
2014White SoxC89.10.0%      (0)14.3%      (7)50.0%      (2)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (5)
2015AthleticsC541.00.0%      (4)0.0%      (8)62.5%    (24)66.7%     (3)50.0%      (4)100.0%    (15)
2016AthleticsC199.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (3)100.0%     (1)0.0%      (1)100.0%      (8)
Total- - -C1346.00.0%      (6)8.3%    (24)42.6%    (47)66.7%     (6)50.0%      (6)97.8%    (46)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2013White Sox516.282036351037643935-4
2015Athletics541.0957404149627578571
2016Athletics200.1259545564597274621
Total- - -1258.0194241413551706149-2

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2013White Sox-15.40.0-0.74.4-15.43.70.96.1-4.7-0.5($3.8) 
2014White Sox-0.2-0.10.20.8-0.31.00.11.11.80.2$1.5 
2015Athletics2.1-1.14.04.61.08.60.97.117.61.9$15.0 
2016Athletics-1.1-0.4-1.01.7-1.60.70.32.62.10.2$1.7 
Total- - --14.7-1.72.511.5-16.314.02.316.916.81.8$14.4 

  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2016) (Edit)
    • signed by Oakland Athletics 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 Oakland Athletics on 3/3/2015 (League Minimum)
    • 2015: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox on 3/2/2014 (League Minimum)
    • 2014: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox on 2/22/2013 (League Minimum)
    • 2013: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
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  • 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1s, Pick: 6, Overall: 38
    • Team: Chicago White Sox
    • School: Indiana U