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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: 215 lb.

Born: July 24, 1986 in Chesterfield, MO
High Schools: John Burroughs HS (Ladue, MO), John Burroughs HS (John Burroughs, 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 2012-2016
2016 Contract Status: Signed thru 2016, 1 yr/$1.23M (16) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 2.151, Arb Eligible: 2017, Free Agent: 2020 [*], Agents: James Kuzmich [*]
Relatives: Son of Andy Van Slyke
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Standard Fielding

Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
2012 LAD NL 25 OF 21 8 5 91.2 23 22 1 0 1 1.000 1 1 16 13 2.26 1.10 .987 2.11 2.09
2012 LAD NL 25 RF 12 7 4 65.2 18 17 1 0 1 1.000 0 1 2 18 2.47 1.50 .984 2.01 1.99
2012 LAD NL 25 LF 11 1 1 26.0 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 1 0 51 0 1.73 0.45 .988 1.83 1.81
2012 LAD NL 25 1B 5 5 1 34.0 27 23 4 0 2 1.000 -0 -1 -18 -35 7.15 5.40 .992 9.29 9.18
2013 LAD NL 26 OF 41 33 20 291.2 62 59 1 2 0 .968 -2 2 -6 8 1.85 1.46 .986 2.13 2.13
2013 LAD NL 26 LF 30 24 14 211.1 42 40 0 2 0 .952 -3 3 -18 17 1.70 1.33 .984 1.83 1.82
2013 LAD NL 26 RF 13 9 6 80.1 20 19 1 0 0 1.000 2 -1 24 -15 2.24 1.54 .985 2.08 2.08
2013 LAD NL 26 1B 4 2 2 23.0 24 24 0 0 4 1.000 2 1 78 52 9.39 6.00 .994 9.43 9.40
2014 LAD NL 27 OF 60 44 25 393.1 86 83 1 2 0 .977 8 3 23 9 1.92 1.40 .985 2.12 2.11
2014 LAD NL 27 LF 32 26 15 221.1 46 44 0 2 0 .957 6 4 34 22 1.79 1.38 .981 1.82 1.81
2014 LAD NL 27 1B 21 6 3 96.1 79 70 7 2 8 .975 2 1 21 12 7.19 3.67 .993 9.29 9.27
2014 LAD NL 27 CF 21 17 10 143.1 33 33 0 0 0 1.000 3 -2 22 -18 2.07 1.57 .986 2.48 2.48
2014 LAD NL 27 RF 13 1 0 28.2 7 6 1 0 0 1.000 -1 1 -59 42 2.20 0.54 .987 2.04 2.05
2015 LAD NL 28 OF 74 44 21 426.0 91 81 8 2 1 .978 7 11 19 30 1.88 1.20 .986 2.07 2.06
2015 LAD NL 28 LF 55 31 17 303.2 67 59 7 1 1 .985 8 11 32 43 1.96 1.20 .986 1.79 1.78
2015 LAD NL 28 RF 22 13 4 117.1 22 20 1 1 0 .955 -1 0 -11 0 1.61 0.95 .983 2.01 1.99
2015 LAD NL 28 1B 21 8 6 94.2 102 95 6 1 10 .990 -0 2 -3 27 9.60 4.81 .994 9.31 9.23
2015 LAD NL 28 CF 3 0 0 5.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 -0 0 -96 0 3.60 0.67 .990 2.34 2.40
2015 LAD NL 28 DH 1 1
2016 LAD NL 29 LF 3 3 1 18.0 5 4 0 1 0 .800 -0 1 -7 53 2.00 1.33 .976 1.70 1.70
2016 LAD NL 29 OF 3 3 1 18.0 5 4 0 1 0 .800 -0 1 -7 66 2.00 1.33 .984 2.05 2.03
2016 LAD NL 29 1B 1 0 0 2.0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 0 0 13.50 3.00 .993 9.00 9.20
5 Seasons OF 199 132 72 1220.2 267 249 11 7 2 .974 14 18 13 17 1.92 1.31 .986 2.10 2.09
5 Seasons LF 131 85 48 780.1 165 152 7 6 1 .964 12 19 19 29 1.83 1.21 .984 1.81 1.80
4 Seasons RF 60 30 14 292.0 67 62 4 1 1 .985 -1 1 -3 4 2.03 1.10 .984 2.03 2.02
5 Seasons 1B 52 21 12 250.0 235 215 17 3 24 .987 3 3 12 14 8.35 4.46 .993 9.31 9.25
2 Seasons CF 24 17 10 148.1 35 35 0 0 0 1.000 2 -2 18 -16 2.12 1.46 .986 2.48 2.47
1 Season DH 1 1
5 Seasons TOT 251 153 84 1470.2 502 464 28 10 26 .980 16 21 13 17 3.01 1.96 .989 3.33 3.58
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1930 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1930 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1930 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1913 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1930 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1913) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1930 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Sabermetric Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP
2012 LAD NL 25 RF 0 2 0 0 -0 0 1 18 1 1
2012 LAD NL 25 LF 1 51 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2012 LAD NL 25 1B -0 -18 -0 -0 -0 0 -1 -35 -1 0
2013 LAD NL 26 LF -3 -18 -2 0 -2 -1 3 17 4 0
2013 LAD NL 26 RF 2 24 2 -1 2 0 -1 -15 1 -1
2013 LAD NL 26 1B 2 78 2 1 1 0 1 52 1 0
2014 LAD NL 27 LF 6 34 4 3 1 2 4 22 4 1
2014 LAD NL 27 1B 2 21 2 1 1 0 1 12 2 0
2014 LAD NL 27 CF 3 22 3 -2 4 0 -2 -18 0 -1
2014 LAD NL 27 RF -1 -59 -1 -0 -1 0 1 42 0 1
2015 LAD NL 28 LF 8 32 6 5 1 2 11 43 5 4
2015 LAD NL 28 RF -1 -11 -1 1 -2 0 0 0 0 0
2015 LAD NL 28 1B -0 -3 -0 0 -0 0 2 27 2 0
2015 LAD NL 28 CF -0 -96 -0 -0 -0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 LAD NL 29 LF -0 -7 0 0 -0 1 53 1 0
2016 LAD NL 29 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Seasons LF 12 19 9 8 1 3 19 29 14 5
4 Seasons RF -1 -3 -1 0 -1 0 1 4 2 1
5 Seasons 1B 3 12 3 2 1 0 3 14 4 0
2 Seasons CF 2 18 2 -2 4 0 -2 -16 0 -1
5 Seasons TOT 16 13 13 9 5 0 3 21 17 20 0 5

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
2012 LAD NL 25 27 13 27 23 0 0 5 0 0 0 11 0 12 23 0 6 0
2013 LAD NL 26 53 35 53 44 0 0 4 0 0 0 30 0 13 43 0 11 2
2014 LAD NL 27 98 50 98 79 0 0 21 0 0 0 32 21 13 66 0 25 1
2015 LAD NL 28 96 53 96 88 0 0 21 0 0 0 55 3 22 80 1 25 0
2016 LAD NL 29 4 3 4 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0
5 Seasons 278 154 278 238 0 0 52 0 0 0 131 24 60 215 1 67 3
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1913 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Advanced Fielding -- LF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
2012 LAD NL 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 75.0% 1 0 0.0% 0 102 71% 70% 28% 11 45%
2013 LAD NL 26 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 9 0 5 2 0 5 4 0 5 2 0 5 4 0 32 21 65.6% 10 0 0.0% 0 917 65% 75% 37% 100 40%
2014 LAD NL 27 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 16 0 8 6 0 4 3 0 2 0 0 3 3 0 33 28 84.8% 5 0 0.0% 0 918 58% 76% 35% 99 44%
2015 LAD NL 28 1 0 1 0 0 7 0 6 0 1 19 14 0 8 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 4 4 0 33 23 69.7% 9 1 3.0% 6 1205 62% 71% 33% 118 55%
2016 LAD NL 29 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 2 66.7% 1 0 0.0% 0 76 46% 75% 33% 7 57%
5 Seasons 6 0 4 2 0 7 0 6 0 1 50 42 0 23 13 0 11 8 0 8 2 1 13 12 0 105 77 73.3% 26 1 1.0% 6 3218 62% 73% 34% 335 47%
MLB Averages 63.6% 2.3% 56% 75% 38% 46%

Advanced Fielding -- RF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
2012 LAD NL 25 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 4 2 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 11 5 45.5% 6 0 0.0% 1 275 51% 77% 38% 31 55%
2013 LAD NL 26 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 7 2 28.6% 5 0 0.0% 1 344 61% 71% 36% 36 56%
2014 LAD NL 27 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 8 2 25.0% 5 1 12.5% 0 127 64% 78% 35% 18 39%
2015 LAD NL 28 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 5 4 0 4 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 12 6 50.0% 6 0 0.0% 1 484 62% 72% 35% 44 48%
4 Seasons 1 0 1 0 0 4 1 2 0 1 12 7 0 13 3 1 4 3 0 4 0 0 5 2 0 38 15 39.5% 22 1 2.6% 3 1230 59% 73% 36% 129 50%
MLB Averages 46.6% 2.3% 56% 75% 38% 50%

Advanced Fielding -- 1B*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag 3U Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 363 361 36 GB GBs LD LDs LDf bFld bF2O%
2012 LAD NL 25 158 72% 72% 30% 3 100% 0 23 1 21 0 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
2013 LAD NL 26 97 71% 72% 34% 9 100% 0 24 2 21 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
2014 LAD NL 27 396 58% 72% 26% 18 100% 0 70 5 62 5 8 7 4 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 7 1 1 1 0 0
2015 LAD NL 28 409 67% 73% 32% 15 87% 0 95 1 87 7 8 6 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 10 1 0 0 10 1 0 0 0 0
2016 LAD NL 29 10 50% 80% 20% 2 100% 0 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Seasons 1070 65% 72% 30% 47 96% 0 215 11 192 13 23 17 7 3 0 0 3 2 0 1 0 24 1 1 1 23 3 1 1 0 0
MLB Averages 56% 75% 32% 93% 83%

Advanced Fielding -- CF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
2014 LAD NL 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 11 5 45.5% 6 0 0.0% 0 571 58% 72% 31% 59 56%
2015 LAD NL 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.0% 1 0 0.0% 0 19 58% 79% 42% 4 50%
2 Seasons 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 4 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 12 5 41.7% 7 0 0.0% 0 590 58% 72% 32% 63 56%
MLB Averages 44.1% 1.9% 56% 75% 38% 53%



* - 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 1930 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.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Assists as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
2015 NL  7 (4th)

Errors Committed as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
2016 NL  1 (4th)

Double Plays Turned as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
2015 NL  1 (2nd)

Total Zone Runs as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
2015 NL  8 (3rd)
Active  12 (22nd)

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