D.J. LeMahieu Colorado Rockies

Age: 30 (July 13, 1988) | 6' 4" | 215lbs. | Bats: Right 2B-128 PH-1
Tm Lg YEAR G AB R H BB SO 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BA OBP SLG BB% SO% BABIP G/L/F % $4x4 $5x5
COL NL 2014 149 494 59 132 33 97 15 5 5 42 10 10 .267 .315 .348 6 19 .322 56/21/23 14 14
COL NL 2015 150 564 85 170 50 107 21 5 6 61 23 3 .301 .358 .388 8 17 .362 54/26/19 28 26
COL NL 2016 146 552 104 192 66 80 32 8 11 66 11 7 .348 .416 .495 10 13 .388 51/27/23 31 31
COL NL 2017 155 609 95 189 59 90 28 4 8 64 6 5 .310 .374 .409 9 13 .351 56/25/20 21 22
COL NL 2018 128 533 90 147 37 82 32 2 15 62 6 5 .276 .321 .428 6 14 .298 50/21/29 19 20
Career 8yrs 955 3445 501 1026 278 577 163 31 49 349 75 39 .298 .350 .406 7 15 .343 n/a
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Looks like to the Yanks at 24m over 2 years.  

John Thomas Roll2
Get this....in 2018 he hit 35 points lower on the road than his career road avg but slugged 60 points higher. 
van wilhoite LVW
Jan 5

Of course, he's also a 30 year old 2B with bad trends...and, the Forecaster points out, a career .264/.311/.364 away from Coors.

Mike Landau ML-
Jan 5

It will be interesting to see if today's analytics get LeMahieu a better contract than Nelson Cruz.

BP's Gerald Schiftman ranks the Rocks' second baseman as the fourth most desirable free agent.

LeMahieu is no slouch either, ranking 17th in WARP from 2015 to 2018. It’s a surprising height for the second baseman, one that’s indicative of a few points. For one thing, LeMahieu has saved 20 runs on defense in both 2017 and 2018. Even more importantly, DRC’s plate appearance-level park adjustments are kinder to Rockies hitters who have long been harshly docked by playing at high-altitude Coors Field. Whereas LeMahieu’s wRC+ was below average in three of the past four seasons, all of his DRC+ marks eclipse 100 in that span. He has now been an approximately five-WARP player for the three years running.

The quartet of Harper, Machado, Grandal, and LeMahieu dangle a carrot not always available to teams: Pay for free agents’ future potential, rather than just their past greatness...

Alex Patton Alex
Jan 4
Fangraphs:   WAR 2.0   Bat -10   Field 11    Run -2   HR/FB   11% Pull   30%   Hard 35%
Alex Patton Alex
Dec 16 '18