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Austin Meadows

23-Year-Old Outfielder – Pittsburgh Pirates

2018 Stats

AVG

.340

HR

5

RBI

11

R

13

SB

3

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

While Meadows' on-field performance was troubling, the most concerning aspect of his 2017 campaign was the time missed with a hamstring issue. Recall that he missed time with the same type of injury b...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 210   DOB: 5/3/1995   BORN: Atlanta, GA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Austin Meadows Contract Information:

Signed a one-year contract with the Pirates in March of 2018.

June 21, 2018  –  Austin Meadows News

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Austin Meadows 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 18 R GUL 43 189 160 29 47 21 11 5 5 20 3 2 24 42 1 0 4 .294 .399 .519 .918
2013 18 A JAM 5 22 17 8 9 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 5 4 0 0 0 .529 .636 .882 1.518
2014 19 R GUL 2 6 4 1 4 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000
2014 19 R BRI 5 17 14 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 .071 .235 .071 .306
2014 19 A WES 38 165 146 18 47 17 13 1 3 15 2 3 14 30 0 2 3 .322 .388 .486 .874
2015 20 A+ BRA 121 556 508 72 156 33 22 4 7 54 20 7 41 79 4 3 0 .307 .357 .407 .764
2015 20 AA ALT 6 28 25 5 9 5 2 3 0 1 1 0 2 5 0 0 1 .360 .429 .680 1.109
2016 21 A WES 5 17 15 0 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .200 .294 .333 .627
2016 21 AA ALT 45 190 167 33 52 30 16 8 6 23 9 3 16 32 1 5 1 .311 .365 .611 .976
2016 21 AAA IND 37 145 126 16 27 16 7 3 6 24 8 2 15 34 0 3 1 .214 .297 .460 .757
2017 22 R GUL 4 14 13 3 7 4 2 1 1 7 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .538 .571 1.077 1.648
2017 22 A WES 5 24 21 2 5 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 .238 .333 .286 .619
2017 22 AAA IND 72 312 284 48 71 23 19 0 4 36 11 3 24 50 0 2 2 .250 .311 .359 .670
2018 23 AAA IND 32 136 126 20 37 11 10 0 1 15 8 1 7 21 2 0 1 .294 .336 .397 .733
2018 23 MAJ PIT 28 102 97 13 33 13 6 2 5 11 3 1 4 16 0 1 0 .340 .363 .598 .961
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Career  (View All)     28 102 97 13 33 13 6 2 5 11 3 1 4 16 0 1 0 .340 .363 .598 .961

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Austin Meadows 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
Jun. 21 Ari 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .340 .363 .598 .961
Jun. 19 Mil 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .323 .347 .591 .938
Jun. 18 Mil Did not play.
Jun. 17 Cin 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .326 .351 .598 .949
Jun. 16 Cin 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .359 .621 .980
Jun. 15 Cin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .325 .352 .614 .966
Jun. 13 @Ari 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .329 .356 .622 .978
Jun. 12 @Ari Did not play.
Jun. 11 @Ari 5 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .346 .373 .654 1.027
Jun. 10 @ChC 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .356 .385 .671 1.056
Jun. 9 @ChC 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .368 .397 .691 1.088
Jun. 8 @ChC 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .375 .406 .688 1.094
Jun. 7 LAD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .367 .400 .700 1.100
Jun. 6 LAD 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .373 .406 .712 1.118
Jun. 5 LAD 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .382 .407 .745 1.152
Jun. 3 @StL 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .392 .418 .784 1.202
Jun. 2 @StL 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .404 .431 .830 1.261
Jun. 1 @StL Did not play.
May. 31 @StL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .409 .426 .795 1.221
May. 30 ChC 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .419 .435 .814 1.249
May. 29 ChC 5 2 3 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .439 .429 .854 1.283
May. 28 ChC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .417 .405 .778 1.183
May. 27 StL 3 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 .455 .441 .848 1.289
May. 26 StL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .433 .433 .867 1.300
May. 25 StL 4 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .448 .448 .897 1.345
May. 24 @Cin 4 1 3 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .440 .440 .880 1.320
May. 23 @Cin 6 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .381 .381 .714 1.095
May. 22 @Cin 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .800 1.200
May. 20 SD 4 1 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .455 .455 .727 1.182
May. 19 SD 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .286 .286 .572
Last 7 Games 19 1 6 1 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 .316 .316 .368 .684
Last 14 Games 42 3 12 3 1 0 3 1 10 0 1 0 1 0 .286 .295 .405 .700
Last 30 Games 93 13 31 6 2 5 11 4 16 2 1 0 1 1 .333 .357 .602 .959

Austin Meadows: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 23 5 11 7

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Austin Meadows: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 70
2018 30

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Austin Meadows Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018286360.429.9291.412

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018697253.304.464.774

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018537253.377.566.970

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018446360.295.636.947
Austin Meadows vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Patrick Corbin AZ 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 .333 .333 .667 1.000

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Austin Meadows 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 18 R GUL 189 160 12.7% 22.2% 0.57 74% .372 .225
2013 18 A JAM 22 17 22.7% 18.2% 1.25 76% .636 .353
2014 19 R GUL 6 4 33.3% 0% 0.00 100% 1.000 1.000
2014 19 R BRI 17 14 17.6% 17.6% 1.00 79% .091 .000
2014 19 A WES 165 146 8.5% 18.2% 0.47 79% .383 .164
2015 20 A+ BRA 556 508 7.4% 14.2% 0.52 84% .351 .100
2015 20 AA ALT 28 25 7.1% 17.9% 0.40 80% .450 .320
2016 21 A WES 17 15 11.8% 5.9% 2.00 93% .214 .133
2016 21 AA ALT 190 167 8.4% 16.8% 0.50 81% .343 .300
2016 21 AAA IND 145 126 10.3% 23.4% 0.44 73% .236 .246
2017 22 R GUL 14 13 7.1% 14.3% 0.50 85% .600 .539
2017 22 A WES 24 21 12.5% 12.5% 1.00 86% .278 .048
2017 22 AAA IND 312 284 7.7% 16% 0.48 82% .289 .109
2018 23 AAA IND 136 126 5.1% 15.4% 0.33 83% .346 .103
2018 23 MAJ PIT 102 97 3.9% 15.7% 0.25 84% .364 .258
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Career     102 97 3.9% 15.7% 0.25 84% .364 .258

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Austin Meadows Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
LF 2018 43 -1 - -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CF 2018 100 -1 - -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
RF 2018 57 -1 - -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Austin Meadows    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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0.25 BB/K
POOR
3.9% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
15.7% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.961 OPS
ELITE
.363 OBP
GREAT
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.340 AVG
ELITE
.364 BABIP
HIGH
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.598 SLG
ELITE
.258 ISO
ELITE

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Austin Meadows: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Meadows (foot) is in the lineup Wednesday against the Brewers.

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Meadows, who struck out as a pinch hitter Tuesday, is dealing with a sore foot, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

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Meadows is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Diamondbacks, Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic Pittsburgh reports.

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Meadows is out of the lineup against the Dodgers on Thursday.

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Meadows will bat second and start in right field Saturday in St. Louis.

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Meadows is not in Friday's lineup against the Cardinals.

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Meadows is not in the starting lineup for the Pirates on Thursday.

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Meadows made his first start in right field Sunday and went 0-for-3 against the Cubs.

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Meadows is expected to serve as a part of a four-man outfield rotation for the immediate future, DK Pittsburgh Sports reports.

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Meadows was not optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis to make room for Starling Marte (oblique), Adam Berry of MLB.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

The Pirates rewarded Meadows with a midseason promotion to Triple-A Indianapolis following his hot start at Double-A Altoona. A broken orbital bone initially pushed his season debut back a few weeks, but Meadows found his game in late May and went on a 26-game hitting streak (.408/.441/.864). The left-handed hitter's splits against lefties (.260/.333/.494) and righties (.268/.333/.550) are encouraging. He totaled only 212 plate appearances in Altoona prior to his promotion, ascending quickly through a typically conservative Pittsburgh organization. After compiling a .976 OPS with the Curve, the 21-year-old found the going a bit rougher in Indianapolis. Meadows hit only .214/.290/.460 in 126 at-bats, though he gained valuable experience against older competition. A late-season oblique strain dashed any hopes of a September promotion or trip to the Arizona Fall League. While the outfield in Pittsburgh is set, injuries (or an Andrew McCutchen trade?) have a way of changing circumstances. Meadows will likely start 2017 in Triple-A, but he could make his debut mid-summer as the Pirates attempt to keep him from reaching Super Two status.

2016

Meadows was nearly five years younger than the average Double-A player when he hit a walk-off homer for Altoona in the playoffs. A 2013 first-round pick, the outfielder stayed healthy for the first time in three pro seasons and the results were highly encouraging. Meadows slashed .310/.360/.420 with seven homers and 21 steals as a 20-year-old playing primarily at High-A. Hes yet to flash the home run power predicted by many, but hell lace them up again for Altoona in 2016. Pittsburgh already starts three studs in the outfield but another year or two like 2015 will give Meadows an edge to make some noise at PNC Park as soon as 2017.

2015

The ninth overall pick in the 2013 draft, Meadows got off to a late start in 2014. After suffering a hamstring injury early in spring training, the outfielder didn't make his season debut until June 30th. He did little to jeopardize his elite prospect status, though, hitting .322/.388/.486 in 165 plate appearances with Low-A West Virginia. Meadows put up a 1.065 OPS against right-handers but struggled against lefties (.466). While he has plenty of work to do with same-sided pitching, he's still just 20 years of age and posted a .784 OPS vs. southpaws in rookie ball in 2013. Meadows will continue to learn the pro game for the next couple years. At that point, he could push the trio of Andrew McCutchen, Starling Marte and Gregory Polanco.

2014

The Pirates were surprised to find Meadows still available after the top eight picks in the 2013 draft and gladly selected him ninth overall. Pittsburgh only had the opportunity to select the left-handed high schooler because of its failure to ink pitcher Mark Appel a year before. Meadows hit a combined .316/.424/.554 in the Gulf Coast League, displaying decent plate discipline (29:46 BB:K ratio). Just 18 years of age, he'll likely start 2014 with Low-A West Virginia. Meadows immediately becomes one of Pittsburgh's top hitting prospects. Armed with a good eye, he's a candidate to hit for a high average with some power for years to come.