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Luis Alexander Basabe

21-Year-Old Outfielder – Chicago White Sox

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Basabe changed colors in the offseason, going from the Red Sox to the White Sox in the Chris Sale deal. As a 19-year-old in the Low-A South Atlantic League, he held his own in his first year at a full...

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LEAGUE: A+    40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 180   DOB: 8/26/1996   BORN: El Vigia, Venezuela   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No  

November 20, 2017  –  Luis Alexander Basabe News

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Basabe was added to the White Sox's 40-man roster on Monday to protect him from the Rule 5 draft.

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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
2014 17 R GUL 32 123 105 15 26 6 5 0 1 13 2 4 13 23 1 3 1 .248 .328 .324 .652
2015 18 A LOW 56 256 222 36 54 18 8 3 7 23 15 4 32 67 0 1 1 .243 .340 .401 .741
2016 19 A SAL 5 23 22 5 8 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 .364 .391 .545 .936
2016 19 A GRE 105 451 403 61 104 44 24 8 12 52 25 5 40 116 2 4 2 .258 .325 .447 .772
2017 20 A WIN 107 435 375 52 83 22 12 5 5 36 17 6 49 104 4 1 6 .221 .320 .320 .640

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Luis Alexander Basabe: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
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2017 104

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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2014 17 R GUL 123 105 10.6% 18.7% 0.57 78% .298 .076
2015 18 A LOW 256 222 12.5% 26.2% 0.48 70% .315 .158
2016 19 A SAL 23 22 4.3% 13% 0.33 86% .421 .181
2016 19 A GRE 451 403 8.9% 25.7% 0.34 71% .330 .189
2017 20 A WIN 435 375 11.3% 23.9% 0.47 72% .292 .099

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Basabe, 20, is hitting just .215/.327/.307 with three home runs, 16 RBI and 11 steals through 62 games for High-A Winston-Salem.

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The Red Sox agreed to trade Basabe to the White Sox on Tuesday as part of the return for Chris Sale, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports.

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Basabe, who was promoted to High-A Salem on Friday, is 6-for-10 with three runs and three extra-base hits in three games.

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Basabe, 20, is slashing .261/.327/.452 with 12 home runs, 52 RBI and 24 steals through 103 games for Low-A Greenville.

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Basabe went 4-for-4 with a homer, two RBI and three runs scored for Low-A Greenville on Wednesday. He's slashing .395/.478/.632/1.110 during the month of July and has raised his season batting average to .247.

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Basabe went 3-for-4 with a triple, homer, two runs scored and two RBI for Low-A Greenville on Sunday.

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Basabe homered in first minor league camp game Wednesday and then followed that up with a two-walk day Thursday, Sox Prospects reports.

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Basabe, 18, signed as an international free agent in 2012, and got his first action above rookie ball in 2015, slashing .243/.340/.401 in 256 plate appearances for the short-season Lowell in the New York-Penn League. He's a switch-hitting, athletic center fielder with projectable tools, but he is still quite raw. An aggressive approach leads to a lot of swing-and-miss, but he complements that with a good walk rate and he should improve his pitch recognition as he gains more experience. At 6-foot and 170 pounds, Basabe still has some filling out to do, which will lead to more power, which is intriguing considering he was already able to hit seven homers for the Spinners. He also boasts plus speed, having swiped a team-leading 15 bags last season. Defensively, he's got good range and showed off his above-average arm, throwing out eight baserunners from the outfield. There is a lot of risk and lead time involved with owning Basabe in dynasty leagues, but it is a worthwhile bet on tools in leagues where more than 200 prospects are rostered.