Santiago Espinal
25-Year-Old ShortstopSS
Toronto Blue Jays AAA
2020 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Santiago Espinal in 2020. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a one-year, $563,500 contract with the Blue Jays in March of 2020.
Sent to alternate site
SSToronto Blue Jays  AAA
August 6, 2020
Espinal was optioned to Toronto's alternate training site Thursday, Hazel Mae of Sportsnet reports.
ANALYSIS
He will remain on the taxi squad for the final four games of the road trip. Espinal served a role earlier in the season when Bo Bichette was banged up, but he has not played in a game since July 29.
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Batting Order Slot Breakdown
vs Right-Handed Pitchers
vs RHP
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
#9
2
vs Left-Handed Pitchers
vs LHP
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
#9
1
Left/Right Batting Splits
Since 2018
 
 
-100%
OPS vs LHP
2020
 
 
-100%
OPS vs LHP
2019
No Stats
2018
No Stats
OPS PA R HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG
Since 2018vs Left .500 4 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250
Since 2018vs Right .000 7 1 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000
2020vs Left .500 4 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250
2020vs Right .000 7 1 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000
2019vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Home/Away Batting Splits
Since 2018
 
 
-100%
OPS on Road
2020
 
 
-100%
OPS on Road
2019
No Stats
2018
No Stats
OPS PA R HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG
Since 2018Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Since 2018Away .182 11 1 0 0 1 .091 .091 .091
2020Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020Away .182 11 1 0 0 1 .091 .091 .091
2019Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Stat Review
How does Santiago Espinal compare to other hitters?
This section compares his stats with all batting seasons from the previous three seasons (minimum 400 plate appearances)*. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that stat and it would be considered average.

* Exit Velocity and Barrels/PA % are benchmarked against 2019 data (min 400 PA) and Hard Hit Rate is benchmarked against last season's data (min 400 PA). See here for more exit velocity/barrels stats plus an explanation of current limitations with that data set.
  • BB/K
    Walk to strikeout ratio
  • BB Rate
    The percentage of plate appearances resulting in a walk.
  • K Rate
    The percentage of plate appearances resulting in a strikeout.
  • BABIP
    Batting average on balls in play. Measures how many of a batter’s balls in play go for hits.
  • ISO
    Isolated Power. Slugging percentage minus batting average. A computation used to measure a batter's raw power.
  • AVG
    Batting average. Hits divided by at bats.
  • OBP
    On Base Percentage. A measure of how often a batters reaches base. Roughly equal to number of times on base divided by plate appearances.
  • SLG
    Slugging Percentage. A measure of the batting productivity of a hitter. It is calculated as total bases divided by at bats.
  • OPS
    On base plus slugging. THe sum of a batter's on-base percentage and slugging percentage.
  • wOBA
    Weighted on-base average. Measures a player's overall offensive contributions per plate appearance. wOBA combines all the different aspects of hitting into one metric, weighting each of them in proportion to their actual run value.
  • Exit Velocity
    The speed of the baseball as it comes off the bat, immediately after a batter makes contact.
  • Hard Hit Rate
    A measure of contact quality from Sports Info Solutions. This stat explains what percentage of batted balls were hit hard vs. medium or soft.
  • Barrels/PA
    The percentage of plate appearances where a batter had a batted ball classified as a Barrel. A Barrel is a batted ball with similar exit velocity and launch angle to past ones that led to a minimum .500 batting average and 1.500 slugging percentage.
BB/K
0.00
 
BB Rate
0.0%
 
K Rate
36.4%
 
BABIP
.143
 
ISO
.000
 
AVG
.091
 
OBP
.091
 
SLG
.091
 
OPS
.182
 
wOBA
.081
 
Exit Velocity
79.4 mph
 
Hard Hit Rate
28.6%
 
Barrels/PA
0.0%
 
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Back to bench
SSToronto Blue Jays  AAA
July 30, 2020
Espinal is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the Nationals.
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Earns roster spot
SSToronto Blue Jays  AAA
July 22, 2020
Espinal will be included on the Blue Jays' Opening Day roster, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca reports.
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Staying with Bichette during pause
SSToronto Blue Jays  AAA
May 9, 2020
Espinal and fellow Blue Jays minor leaguer Forrest Wall have been staying in Florida with Bo Bichette during the shutdown, Gregor Chisholm of The Toronto Star reports.
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Officially sent to minors
SSToronto Blue Jays  AAA
March 26, 2020
Espinal was optioned to Triple-A Buffalo on Thursday, Keegan Matheson of MLB.com reports.
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Impressive spring showing
SSToronto Blue Jays  AAA
March 22, 2020
Espinal opened some eyes before spring training was put on pause, slashing .417/.462/1.000 with three home runs in 26 Grapefruit League plate appearances.
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