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Tim Anderson

24-Year-Old Shortstop – Chicago White Sox

2017 Stats

AVG

.257

HR

17

RBI

56

R

72

SB

15

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Anderson took over the starting shortstop job last year and looks to be the long-term solution at the position. Chicago promoted Anderson after just 55 games in Triple-A when he was hitting .304 in 25...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 185   DOB: 6/23/1993   BORN: Tuscaloosa, AL   COLLEGE: East Central (MS) JC   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Tim Anderson Contract Information:

Signed a six-year, $25 million contract extension with the White Sox in March of 2017. Contract includes two team options.

September 30, 2017  –  Tim Anderson News

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Tim Anderson Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2013 20 A KAN 68 301 267 45 74 16 10 5 1 21 24 4 23 78 2 2 7 .277 .348 .363 .711
2014 21 R GLE 6 19 17 2 4 2 0 0 2 2 0 1 2 5 0 0 0 .235 .316 .588 .904
2014 21 A WIN 68 300 286 48 85 31 18 7 6 31 10 3 7 68 0 2 5 .297 .323 .472 .795
2014 21 AA BIR 10 45 44 7 16 4 3 0 1 7 0 1 0 9 1 0 0 .364 .364 .500 .864
2015 22 AA BIR 125 550 513 79 160 38 21 12 5 46 49 13 24 114 4 2 7 .312 .350 .429 .779
2016 23 AAA CHA 55 256 247 39 75 16 10 2 4 20 11 4 8 58 1 0 0 .304 .325 .409 .734
2016 23 MAJ CWS 99 431 410 57 116 37 22 6 9 30 10 2 13 117 6 1 1 .283 .306 .432 .738
2017 24 MAJ CWS 146 606 587 72 151 47 26 4 17 56 15 1 13 162 2 1 3 .257 .276 .402 .678
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3-Year Averages     99 431 410 57 116 37 22 6 9 30 10 2 13 117 6 1 1 .283 .306 .432 .738
Career  (View All)     245 1,037 997 129 267 84 48 10 26 86 25 3 26 279 8 2 4 .268 .289 .414 .703

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Tim Anderson Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Oct. 1 @Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .276 .402 .678
Sep. 30 @Cle Did not play.
Sep. 29 @Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .259 .278 .405 .683
Sep. 28 LAA 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .280 .407 .687
Sep. 27 LAA 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .280 .408 .688
Sep. 26 LAA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .281 .410 .691
Sep. 25 LAA 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .283 .413 .696
Sep. 24 KC 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .265 .284 .416 .700
Sep. 23 KC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .263 .283 .415 .698
Sep. 22 KC 3 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .263 .282 .416 .698
Sep. 21 @Hou 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .280 .417 .697
Sep. 20 @Hou 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .263 .281 .412 .693
Sep. 19 @Hou 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .280 .413 .693
Sep. 17 @Det 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .281 .414 .695
Sep. 16 @Det 5 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .263 .281 .413 .694
Sep. 15 @Det 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .276 .408 .684
Sep. 14 @Det 7 2 3 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .276 .409 .685
Sep. 13 @KC 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .255 .274 .409 .683
Sep. 12 @KC 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .254 .273 .409 .682
Sep. 11 @KC 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .271 .408 .679
Sep. 10 SF 4 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 .252 .272 .410 .682
Sep. 9 SF 5 2 3 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .268 .406 .674
Sep. 8 SF 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .265 .394 .659
Sep. 7 Cle Did not play.
Sep. 6 Cle Did not play.
Sep. 5 Cle 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .247 .268 .398 .666
Sep. 4 Cle 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .264 .396 .660
Sep. 3 TB 4 2 3 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .262 .395 .657
Sep. 2 TB 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .258 .384 .642
Sep. 1 TB 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .260 .387 .647
Last 7 Games 24 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 10 0 0 0 0 1 .083 .083 .083 .166
Last 14 Games 50 7 10 1 0 1 3 0 15 2 0 2 0 2 .200 .231 .280 .511
Last 30 Games 113 20 37 5 1 3 11 1 32 9 0 2 0 2 .327 .345 .469 .814

Tim Anderson: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 145
2016 98

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Tim Anderson Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017159204197.321.478.811
20169210270.326.457.797

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20174285213378.234.374.629
20163184772310.270.425.721

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017285367327.246.382.653
2016216335207.315.486.819

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20173023610248.268.421.703
2016194244103.247.371.647
Tim Anderson vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Tim Anderson Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2013 20 A KAN 301 267 7.6% 25.9% 0.29 71% .384 .086
2014 21 R GLE 19 17 10.5% 26.3% 0.40 71% .200 .353
2014 21 A WIN 300 286 2.3% 22.7% 0.10 76% .369 .175
2014 21 AA BIR 45 44 0% 20% 0.00 80% .441 .136
2015 22 AA BIR 550 513 4.4% 20.7% 0.21 78% .391 .117
2016 23 AAA CHA 256 247 3.1% 22.7% 0.14 77% .384 .105
2016 23 MAJ CWS 431 410 3% 27.1% 0.11 71% .375 .149
2017 24 MAJ CWS 606 587 2.1% 26.7% 0.08 72% .328 .145
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3-Year Averages     431 410 3% 27.1% 0.11 71% .375 .149
Career     1,037 997 2.5% 26.9% 0.09 72% .347 .146

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Tim Anderson Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2016 SS 859.7 9 172 12 -3 0 471 7 404 8 2 3 8
2017 SS 1264 -7 232 -6 -1 0 647 -1 396 0 -10 -18 22
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2016 SS 0 0 -1 7 0 6
2017 SS 0 0 -3 -5 0 -8

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2017 Stat Review for Tim Anderson    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.08 BB/K
TERRIBLE
2.1% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
26.7% K Rate
POOR
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.678 OPS
TERRIBLE
.276 OBP
TERRIBLE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.257 AVG
WEAK
.328 BABIP
HIGH
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.402 SLG
WEAK
.145 ISO
WEAK

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Tim Anderson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Anderson went 2-for-4 with a stolen base and a run scored in Sunday's 8-1 win over the Royals.

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Anderson went 1-for-4 with a home run and a strikeout in Thursday's 3-1 win over the Astros.

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Anderson's ninth-inning double broke up Matthew Boyd's no-hit bid in Sunday's 12-0 loss to the Tigers.

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Anderson has reintroduced a running game to his offense this month, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Anderson went 3-for-7 with two RBI and two runs scored in Thursday's 17-7 win over the Tigers.

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Anderson went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a stolen base in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Royals.

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Anderson went 3-for-4 with a double, an RBI, two stolen bases and a run scored in Sunday's 8-1 win over the Giants.

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Anderson went 3-for-5 with a solo home run and another run scored in a 13-1 win over the Giants on Saturday.

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Anderson (illness) is in Friday's lineup against the Giants.

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Anderson (illness) was feeling better Thursday, but manager Rick Renteria decided to give the shortstop another day off, Colleen Kane of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Anderson (illness) is not in Thursday's lineup against the Indians.

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Anderson was scratched from Wednesday's lineup against the Indians due to an illness, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

The White Sox expedited the process of transitioning to Anderson as the clubís everyday shortstop when they declined to pick up Alexei Ramirezís option this offseason. While Anderson is probably not quite ready for the big leagues, he may be the best internal option despite never playing above Double-A. The 17th overall pick in 2013, he slashed .312/.350/.429 with five home runs and 49 steals (on 62 attempts) in 125 games with Double-A Birmingham. An athletic toolshed, Andersonís only flaw on offense has been his inability to take walks, although he made minor strides in that department in 2015, going from a 2.5% walk rate in 2014 to a 4.4% walk rate last year. For a player with his profile, he does a good enough job making contact, as he has kept his K-rates below 23 percent at High-A and Double-A. There is the potential for more power as he continues to mature, meaning he could offer Jose Reyes-esque production in his prime years.

2015

Anderson is one of the more interesting position players in a budding White Sox minor league system. He was playing at Double-A Birmingham one year after the White Sox drafted him in the first round of the 2013 draft, but a fractured wrist ate six weeks of his season. Anderson showed no ill effects from the fracture, hitting .364 at Birmingham after his return, but the 21-year-old still needs to learn how to take a walk. A plus athlete who could be an efficient baserunner in the majors, Anderson figures to spend much, if not all, of the 2015 season in the minors, with a major league arrival likely in 2016.

2014

The White Sox bucked a trend of selecting athletic outfielders with their top draft pick by selecting Anderson, an athletic shortstop, as their first pick in the 2013†amateur†draft. His speed was his top skill coming into professional baseball, and he subsequently stole 24 bases in 28 attempts for Low-A Kannapolis. The strikeouts will need to come down as he moves up the system (26 percent strikeout rate in his first 300 plate appearances), but the tools are there to keep him in the middle infield. He is easily a top-five prospect in a thin organization, and his showing in 2014 will likely dictate his major league ETA.†