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July 14, 2019 01:08 PM
Giants' Stephen Vogt: Receives starting nod
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vogt (knee) is starting at catcher and batting second Sunday versus the Brewers, Maria I. Guardado of reports.

Vogt suffered the knee bruise in the first-half finale last Sunday, but he had an RBI single in a pinch-hit appearance Saturday and is good to rejoin the lineup. The 34-year-old has been a solid backup option behind the plate for the Giants with a .260/.325/.462 slash line in 44 games.

July 7, 2019 07:08 PM
Giants' Stephen Vogt: Diagnosed with bruised knee
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vogt has been diagnosed with a left knee contusion following Sunday's game against the Cardinals, Maria I. Guardado of reports.

It's unclear as to when Vogt suffered the injury, but he did go for precautionary X-rays, which came back negative. He'll be considered day-to-day moving forward, though he will have the next four days off to recover before Friday's series opener in Milwaukee.

June 30, 2019 09:36 AM
Giants' Stephen Vogt: Crushes three-run shot
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vogt went 2-for-3 with a three-run homer in Saturday's 4-3 loss to the Diamondbacks.

Vogt provided some late fireworks for the Giants when he deposited a low-and-in fastball from Greg Holland into McCovey Cove at Oracle Park. It was the veteran backstop's second homer of the season, and he now boasts a .277/.349/.500 slash line over 106 plate appearances as Buster Posey's backup.

June 15, 2019 08:32 PM
Giants' Stephen Vogt: Hits two triples
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vogt went 3-for-4 with two triples, two runs, and two RBI in Saturday's win over the Brewers.

The two triples represented 18 percent of Vogt's career output in that category. He now has a strong .794 OPS on the season, though he's unlikely to carve out a large role behind the plate in San Francisco while Buster Posey remains healthy.

June 14, 2019 12:48 AM
Giants' Stephen Vogt: Returns to backup role
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vogt will resume a backup catcher role with the return of Buster Posey (hamstring) on Wednesday.

Vogt was the primary catcher during Posey's brief injured list stint, going 4-for-18 with a pair of doubles over five starts. The veteran's platoon mate, Aramis Garcia, was optioned back to Triple-A, leaving Vogt as the lone backup to Posey moving forward.

June 6, 2019 01:52 AM
Giants' Stephen Vogt: Taking over for Posey
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vogt has taken over as the Giants' primary catcher with Buster Posey (hamstring) sidelined.

Vogt gave way to Aramis Garcia with a southpaw on the mound Wednesday, but the veteran started the Giants' previous two contests (both against righties) and went 3-for-7 with a pair of doubles, two walks and a pair of RBI. The 34-year-old is an offensive-minded backstop who can be a bit streaky at the plate. Based on his recent production, those in deep two-catcher formats as well as those who play daily fantasy may want to take a look at Vogt while Posey is out of action.

May 22, 2019 07:56 PM
Giants' Stephen Vogt: Gets start in left field
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vogt started in left field and went 0-for-4 in Tuesday's 4-3 win over Atlanta.

Vogt made his first start in the outfield since 2016, and just his third overall dating back to 2014. With Buster Posey back from the concussion injured list, manager Bruce Bochy is trying to find unique ways to get his backup catcher's bat in the lineup more often. This doesn't appear to be a platoon situation of any sort, but the occasional start in left in addition to usual backup duties could get Vogt in the lineup enough for him to at least get on the radar in deeper two-catcher formats.

May 19, 2019 03:08 PM
Giants' Stephen Vogt: Re-enters lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vogt will start at catcher and bat sixth Sunday against the Diamondbacks, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

Vogt benefited from a workload spike when Buster Posey was sidelined with a concussion, but the 34-year-old transitioned back into a reserve role when Posey was activated this weekend. Posey will get a routine maintenance day Sunday after back-to-back starts, allowing Vogt to rejoin the lineup in the series finale.

May 15, 2019 01:36 PM
Giants' Stephen Vogt: Sitting for Wednesday's game
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vogt will be on the bench Wednesday against the Blue Jays, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

Vogt has started three of six games since Buster Posey landed on the injured list with a concussion. Aramis Garcia gets the start Wednesday. One of the two could be removed from the roster soon, with Posey not expected to miss much more time.

May 12, 2019 03:08 PM
Giants' Stephen Vogt: Resting in series finale
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vogt is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Reds, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Vogt will take a seat after starting behind the plate in the first two games of the series and reaching base four times between the contests. Erik Kratz will start at catcher Sunday, but Vogt should act as the Giants' primary option at the position until Buster Posey (concussion) is activated from the 7-day injured list.

May 9, 2019 02:00 PM
Giants' Stephen Vogt: Set to replace Posey as top catcher
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vogt is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the Rockies, Andrew Baggarly of The Athletic reports.

Though he'll sit out the series finale at Coors Field, Vogt's fantasy outlook improved earlier in day, when the Giants placed top catcher Buster Posey (concussion) on the 7-day injured list. With Posey out of the picture for at least the next week, Vogt should draw regular starts against right-handed pitching. The newly recalled Aramis Garcia should occupy the short end of a platoon behind the plate, with his first start coming Thursday with southpaw Kyle Freeland on the bump for Colorado.

May 6, 2019 10:52 AM
Giants' Stephen Vogt: Batting third in first start
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vogt will start at catcher and bat third Monday against the Reds, John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Vogt draws a favorable spot in the batting order as he makes his first start with the Giants while Buster Posey rests in the series finale. Though he'll enter the lineup for the first time in 2019, Vogt has already made a mark off the bench through the first three games of the series in Cincinnati, appearing in each contest while going a collective 3-for-5 with a home run, four runs, two RBI and a walk.

May 4, 2019 08:48 AM
Giants' Stephen Vogt: Strong debut Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vogt came off the bench and went 3-for-3 with a double, a home run, two RBI and three runs scored in Friday's 12-11 win over the Reds.

Buster Posey started Friday's contest, but when the game appeared to have fallen out of reach, he was removed in favor of Vogt. The veteran backup did not disappoint in his first game as a Giant -- the team he rooted for his entire life -- reaching base in all three of his plate appearances and delivering a game-tying solo home run off Rasiel Iglesias to send the game into extra innings. Vogt is occupying the Giants' backup role while Erik Kratz (hamstring) mends on the injured list, but the former may hang onto the job considering he has nearly matched Kratz's entire output this season in just one game.

May 1, 2019 06:20 PM
Giants' Stephen Vogt: Summoned to majors
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vogt had his contract purchased from Triple-A Sacramento on Wednesday.

As expected, Vogt was summoned to the majors prior to Wednesday's series finale against the Dodgers, with Ty Blach returning to the minors and Logan Webb (suspension) landing on the restricted list in a pair of corresponding moves. The veteran backstop hasn't played in the majors since undergoing shoulder surgery last May. Vogt figures to serve as catching depth behind Buster Posey and Erik Kratz during his time with the big club.

May 1, 2019 09:32 AM
Giants' Stephen Vogt: Moving up to big club
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vogt relayed that the Giants informed him he would be called up from Triple-A Sacramento ahead of Wednesday's game against the Dodgers, Janie McCauley of the Associated Press reports.

Vogt will be back in the big leagues for the first time since mid-May of last season after facing a long road back in his recovery from shoulder surgery. Over his 17 games at Sacramento this season, Vogt fared well at the plate with an .889 OPS in 72 plate appearances, but perhaps more importantly, he experienced no ill effects while playing behind the plate and at first base and left field. It's unclear who the Giants will remove from the 40-man and active rosters to clear room for Vogt.

March 24, 2019 01:32 PM
Giants' Stephen Vogt: Heading to minor-league camp
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vogt was reassigned to minor-league camp Sunday, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

The move comes as no surprise as Vogt has been eased into action behind the plate as he returns from shoulder surgery last May. The 34-year-old has been catching in minor-league games and should continue to ramp up his defensive workload at Triple-A.

March 11, 2019 02:52 PM
Giants' Stephen Vogt: Catching in minor-league game
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vogt will catch a few innings in a minor-league game Monday, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

Vogt has gotten some at-bats so far this spring but has yet to suit up behind the plate. The Giants are handling him cautiously as he works his way back from missing the entirety of 2018 due to shoulder issues, though he doesn't have a ton of time to get ready for Opening Day. He remains in competition with Aramis Garcia and Rene Rivera for the backup catcher job.

March 6, 2019 10:36 PM
Giants' Stephen Vogt: Collects two hits
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vogt went 2-for-3 with a pair of singles and an RBI in Wednesday's game against the Rangers.

Vogt put the Giants on the board with his run-scoring single in the second inning. The veteran backstop struck out in his next at-bat before adding another single in his third and final trip to the plate. He's now 3-for-8 (.375) through a trio of Cactus League games.

March 3, 2019 01:36 AM
Giants' Stephen Vogt: Back from illness
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vogt (illness) will be the designated hitter Saturday against the Rangers.

He missed a few games with an illness but will hit eighth and serve as the DH in this split-squad game.

February 28, 2019 01:32 PM
Giants' Stephen Vogt: Out with illness
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vogt was removed from the lineup for Thursday's game against the Brewers due to illness, John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Vogt was supposed to see his first game action of the spring but will wind up waiting at least one more day. He missed the entirety of the 2018 season due to a shoulder injury but has reportedly been throwing well. He took batting practice and threw Thursday instead of getting into the game.

Situational Stats
vs Colorado730 .429 .714 .429
vs Chacin (Career)4211.250.571.500
vs RHP90242 .346 .489 .267
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Batting Stats
2012TB182500002200 .074 .000 .000
2013OAK47135183441692801 .295 .400 .252
2014OAK842692675935163910 .321 .431 .279
2015OAK136445581161871569702 .341 .443 .261
2016OAK137490541231456358300 .305 .406 .251
2017OAK-MIL9927925651240215601 .285 .423 .233
2018MIL0000000000 --- --- ---
2019SF451081428215113201 .328 .463 .259
Total 56617511954415923315033715 .311 .419 .252
Fielding Stats
2013OAKC44403142991412 .997
2014OAK1B474036434121228 .995
2015OAK1B252019818214218 .990
2015OAKC100897026584134 .996
2016OAKC1131038187664575 .991
2017OAK-MILC81695855581891 .985
Total  477407332131301672458 .993
More Batting Stats
Total 941173418381321
Postseason Batting Stats
2013OAK51623011700 .235 .313 .188
2014OAK1300001100 .250 .000 .000
Total 61923012800 .238 .263 .158
Minor League Batting Stats
2007 A-Hudson Val70240407280448313161 .371 .383 .300
2008 A-Columbus11339257114223654474861 .368 .408 .291
2009AFA-Charlotte10350620032401 .216 .229 .171
2010AFA-Charlotte Stone Crab10636856127313847314631 .399 .511 .345
2011AA-Montgomery Biscuits97386521162161385305142 .344 .487 .301
2011AAA-Durham Bulls31124153614142042900 .305 .516 .290
2012AAA-Durham Bulls943494895184943426110 .350 .424 .272
2013AAA-Sacramento River Cat7529655962131358384501 .398 .547 .324
2014AAA-Sacramento River Cat21881832823198810 .412 .602 .364
2017AAA-Colorado Springs Sky380200001200 .333 .250 .250
2017AFX-Wisconsin Timber Rat311122001--100 .182 .364 .182
Total 62322973426981472260378234326217 .363 .465 .304

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San Francisco Giants

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