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Scott Van Slyke    \van SLIKE\

Scott T. Van Slyke (twitter: @ScottVanSlick)

Positions: Outfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 220 lb.

Born: July 24, 1986 in Chesterfield, MO
High Schools: John Burroughs HS (John Burroughs, MO), John Burroughs HS (Ladue, MO)
Drafted
by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 14th round of the 2005 amateur draft.
Signed July 14, 2005. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 9, 2012 (Age 25.290, 17,781st in MLB history)   vs. SFG 1 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2013 season [*]
Team: Dodgers 2012-2015
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2015, 1 yr/$523k (15) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 1.151, Arb Eligible: 2016, Free Agent: 2020 [*], Agents: James Kuzmich [*]
Relatives: Son of Andy Van Slyke
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2012 25 LAD NL 27 57 54 4 9 2 0 2 7 1 0 2 14 .167 .196 .315 .511 39 17 2 0 1 0 0 97/3
2013 26 LAD NL 53 152 129 13 31 8 0 7 19 1 1 20 37 .240 .342 .465 .807 126 60 7 1 0 2 0 79/3
2014 27 LAD NL 98 246 212 32 63 13 1 11 29 4 2 28 71 .297 .386 .524 .910 156 111 3 4 0 2 0 7389
2015 28 LAD NL 34 96 87 7 23 6 0 2 14 0 1 6 20 .264 .313 .402 .715 99 35 3 1 0 2 1 7/39
4 Yrs 212 551 482 56 126 29 1 22 69 6 4 56 142 .261 .342 .463 .804 125 223 15 6 1 6 1
162 Game Avg. 162 421 368 43 96 22 1 17 53 5 3 43 109 .261 .342 .463 .804 125 170 11 5 1 5 1

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2012 25 LAD NL 27 57 -4 0 -0 0 -1 -5 -0.6 2 -3 -0.4 .480 .497 -0.4 -0.1 -3 97/3
2013 26 LAD NL 53 152 5 -1 -1 3 -2 4 0.4 5 9 0.9 .509 .503 0.6 0.1 6 79/3
2014 27 LAD NL 98 246 16 0 1 4 -3 18 1.9 8 26 2.7 .520 .512 2.2 0.1 22 $507,500 7389
2015 28 LAD NL 34 96 -1 -1 -0 6 -1 2 0.3 3 6 0.6 .508 .502 -0.1 0.5 -0 7/39
4 Seasons 212 551 15 -1 -1 13 -7 19 2.0 18 37 3.7 .510 .506 2.3 0.5 24 $507,500

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2012 25 LAD NL 57 48 3 1.7 97 .184 .167 .256 .196 .321 .315 .406 .511 .727 39 .140 -4.8 -0.5 .426 .204 .148 1.3
2013 26 LAD NL 152 108 19 4.7 93 .276 .240 .253 .342 .318 .465 .394 .807 .711 126 .543 5.2 0.5 .764 .380 .225 1.8
2014 27 LAD NL 246 156 45 7.8 92 .394 .297 .253 .386 .316 .524 .390 .910 .706 156 .753 16.9 1.7 .942 .368 .226 5.9
2015 28 LAD NL 96 70 10 3.8 95 .313 .264 .256 .313 .319 .402 .400 .715 .719 99 .438 0.1 0.0 .603 .195 .138 .0
4 Yrs 551 382 77 5.4 93 .321 .261 .254 .342 .317 .463 .395 .804 .712 125 .603 17.5 1.8 .765 .322 .201 9.4
162 Game Avg. 421 292 59 5.4 93 .321 .261 .254 .342 .317 .463 .395 .804 .712 125 .603 13 1 .765 .322 .201 7

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2013 26 LAD NL NLDS ATL W 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 26 LAD NL NLCS STL L 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 27 LAD NL NLDS STL L 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Yrs (3 Series) 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 NLDS 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 NLCS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2012 25 LAD NL 57 3.5% 24.6% 3.5% 7.0% 44% 7.00 3.9 27.0 7.7 0.74 1.06 67% 20% 11.1% 22%
2013 26 LAD NL 152 4.6% 24.3% 13.2% 9.9% 48% 1.85 3.5 18.4 6.8 0.57 0.84 57% 20% 13.2% 12%
2014 27 LAD NL 246 4.5% 28.9% 11.4% 10.2% 40% 2.54 3.0 19.3 7.3 0.59 0.72 54% 26% 14.1% 13%
2015 28 LAD NL 96 2.1% 20.8% 6.3% 8.3% 35% 3.33 4.4 43.5 6.2 0.86 1.23 70% 26% 5.7% 5%
4 Yrs 551 4.0% 25.8% 10.2% 9.4% 41% 2.54 3.4 21.9 7.0 0.65 0.89 59% 24% 12.0% 12%
MLB Averages 2.5% 20.0% 7.8% 7.4% 33% 2.56 4.5 36.0 8.6 0.84 1.11 68% 23% 7.5% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2012 25 LAD NL -4.8 -0.5 59 -0.2 0.9 -1.1 .92 -0.2 0.0 -3.2 -0.3 1.00 -3.0 1.49 4
2013 26 LAD NL 5.0 0.5 155 -0.9 2.4 -3.3 1.06 -0.1 -0.8 -2.4 -0.2 1.00 3.9 1.14 10
2014 27 LAD NL 17.2 1.8 253 1.4 5.2 -3.7 1.02 1.2 0.1 9.2 1.0 0.98 14.5 1.55 23
2015 28 LAD NL 0.1 0.0 97 0.1 1.7 -1.6 .94 -0.3 0.4 1.2 0.1 1.02 -1.4 0.61 7
4 Yrs 17.6 1.8 564 0.4 10.2 -9.8 1.01 0.7 -0.3 4.8 0.5 1.00 14.1 1.30 44

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2012 25 LAD NL 1 0 22% 18 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0% 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 26 LAD NL 1 0 13% 51 1 1 50% 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 2 14% 2 1 1 2 2 0 3 2 0
2014 27 LAD NL 1 0 25% 88 4 2 67% 3 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 5 40% 11 8 3 1 0 1 8 4 4
2015 28 LAD NL 0 0 18% 27 0 1 0% 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 60% 3 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 2
4 Yrs 3 0 20% 184 6 4 60% 5 4 1 0 0 0 2 2 4 0 2 1 1 10 35% 18 13 5 3 2 1 13 6 6

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2012 25 LAD NL 57 46% 9 0 0 4 2 1 2 1.49 2 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 1 1 100% 12 2 17% 6 1 17% 39 5 13% 2 2 100% 3 2 67% 0
2013 26 LAD NL 152 50% 31 0 0 10 4 1 3 1.14 7 0 8 4 3 4 3 0 0 0 34 7 21% 22 4 18% 103 13 13% 10 4 40% 12 7 58% 0
2014 27 LAD NL 246 53% 63 6 0 23 6 1 5 1.55 11 0 3 3 8 2 9 0 0 0 44 3 7% 21 5 24% 157 18 11% 14 6 43% 5 2 40% 0
2015 28 LAD NL 96 27% 23 3 0 7 3 0 1 0.61 2 0 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 23 3 13% 12 3 25% 69 12 17% 4 2 50% 3 1 33% 0
4 Yrs 551 47% 126 9 0 44 15 3 11 1.30 22 0 17 9 13 9 13 0 1 1 100% 113 15 13% 61 13 21% 368 48 13% 30 14 47% 23 12 52% 0
MLB Averages 55% 67% 11% 31% 14% 51% 55%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2012 25 LAD NL 57 218 3.82 144 66.1% 27.1% 14.6% 29.9% 28.5% 72.9% 0.0% 48.2% 80.0% 26.3% 3.5% 2 1 10.5% 6 3 8.8% 5 4 3 11 21.4% 0 0 0
2013 26 LAD NL 152 633 4.16 374 59.1% 31.6% 18.4% 24.9% 25.1% 68.4% 0.0% 40.4% 73.0% 29.6% 6.6% 10 0 15.8% 24 7 14.5% 22 10 10 27 27.0% 0 0 0
2014 27 LAD NL 246 983 4.00 592 60.2% 28.5% 20.1% 27.2% 24.2% 71.5% 0.0% 43.0% 71.9% 33.3% 5.3% 13 2 15.0% 37 13 7.7% 19 9 17 54 23.9% 0 0 0
2015 28 LAD NL 96 349 3.64 223 64.3% 20.6% 20.6% 27.8% 30.9% 79.4% 1.6% 51.0% 74.0% 30.2% 4.2% 4 1 11.5% 11 6 3.1% 3 1 4 16 20.0% 0 0 0
4 Yrs 551 2183 3.96 1333 61.1% 27.9% 19.1% 26.9% 26.0% 72.1% 0.2% 44.1% 73.5% 31.0% 5.3% 29 4 14.2% 78 29 8.9% 49 24 34 108 23.9% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 64.0% 27.6% 16.1% 27.1% 29.2% 72.4% 1.4% 46.3% 77.7% 27.2% 4.5% 13.7% 8.2% 24.1%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2012 25 27 57 54 4 9 2 0 2 7 1 0 2 14 .167 .196 .315 .511 39 17 2 0 1 0 0
2013 26 80 209 183 17 40 10 0 9 26 2 1 22 51 .219 .303 .421 .724 101 77 9 1 1 2 0
2014 27 178 455 395 49 103 23 1 20 55 6 3 50 122 .261 .348 .476 .824 131 188 12 5 1 4 0
2015 28 212 551 482 56 126 29 1 22 69 6 4 56 142 .261 .342 .463 .804 125 223 15 6 1 6 1

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2012 25 27 58 55 5 10 2 0 2 8 1 2 14 .182 .211 .327 .538 4 27
2013 26 53 157 132 15 34 9 0 8 22 1 22 37 .258 .363 .508 .871 24 53
2014 27 98 255 218 37 69 14 1 12 34 4 31 71 .317 .408 .555 .963 49 98
2015 28 34 100 90 8 26 7 0 2 17 0 7 20 .289 .340 .433 .773 13 34
4 Yrs 212 570 495 65 139 32 1 24 81 6 62 142 .281 .364 .495 .859 90 212
162 Game Avg. 162 436 378 50 106 24 1 18 62 5 47 109 .281 .364 .495 .859 69 212



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

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