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53 Xavier Scruggs 1B

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Key Stats
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Player Updates

January 10, 2018 10:20 AM
Xavier Scruggs: Re-signs with KBO club
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Scruggs signed a one-year, $1.3 million contract Tuesday with the NC Dinos of the Korean Baseball Organization, Dan Kurtz of MyKBO.net reports.

The 30-year-old Scruggs, who last appeared in affiliated ball in 2016 as a member of the Marlins organization, will remain in the KBO for a second straight season after clubbing 35 home runs and 24 doubles for the Dinos in 2017. The first baseman had a strong track record of production for much of his time in the minors, but his poor numbers during cups of coffee with the Cardinals and Marlins from 2014 through 2016 would have likely relegated him to signing a minor-league deal had he headed back stateside. He'll see if another banner campaign in the KBO will be enough to generate more serious MLB interest next winter.

October 24, 2016 06:02 PM
Xavier Scruggs: Elects free agency
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Scruggs was outrighted from the Marlins' 40-man roster and elected free agency, Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports.

The 29-year-old mashed during his tenure with Triple-A New Orleans, but his bat simply didn't translate to the big leagues. Scruggs will look to land with an organization in need of depth at first base, as it's unlikely he'll get a major role with any team until he proves he can consistently hit major league pitching.

August 29, 2016 11:34 PM
Marlins' Xavier Scruggs: Drives in lone Marlins run
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Scruggs went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI on Monday against the Mets.

The 28-year-old has been hitting very well since joining the Marlins August 19. In 26 at-bats, Scruggs has nine hits-three for extra bases-to go along with four RBI. The first baseman has started all but one game since his promotion, and should continue to see steady at-bats for as long as he's hitting.

August 29, 2016 06:14 PM
Marlins' Xavier Scruggs: Reaches three times, drives in lone run during Sunday loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Scruggs went 2-for-2 with a walk and one RBI in Sunday's setback against the Padres.

Scruggs accounted for the Marlins' lone run against Clayton Richard and the Padres' bullpen while reaching base in each of his three trips to the plate. Scruggs has taken over the strong side of the platoon at fist base while Justin Bour (ankle) remains out. Scruggs has seven hits in his first 23 at-bats this season after compiling a strong .290/.408/.565 line over 317 at-bats with Triple-A New Orleans this season.

August 27, 2016 03:42 PM
Marlins' Xavier Scruggs: Out of lineup Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Scruggs is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Padres, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

He will be replaced at first base by Chris Johnson with lefty Clayton Richard due up for San Diego. Outside of a home run in his second game with the Marlins, Scruggs hasn't done a whole lot of note yet, and his window to play regularly will likely close if Justin Bour (ankle) ever makes it back.

August 21, 2016 03:21 PM
Marlins' Xavier Scruggs: Blasts key two-run homer in Saturday win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Scruggs went 1-for-3 with a two-run homer in Saturday's 3-1 victory over the Pirates.

His fourth-inning homer was the difference in the ball game and gave him a hit in each of his first two games with the Marlins. Scruggs had been tearing the cover off the ball in Triple-A New Orleans prior to his Friday call-up, making him an interesting late-season prospect to keep an eye on for fantasy purposes.

August 19, 2016 03:33 PM
Marlins' Xavier Scruggs: Recalled from Triple-A
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Scruggs was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans on Friday, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

Scruggs has been on fire during his last 10 games with New Orleans, posting a .408 batting average and hitting five home runs. For the season, he now owns a .290/.408/.565 line with 21 home runs over 93 games. He'll start at first base and bat sixth in Friday's contest against the Pirates. In a corresponding move, Chris Narveson was designated for assignment.

April 8, 2016 05:13 PM
Marlins' Xavier Scruggs: Matches spring training hit total in first game of season
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Scruggs went 2-for-4 Thursday, scoring a run and walking once in Triple-A New Orleans' win over Omaha.

Scruggs' two hits in the team's first game of the season matched his spring training total, however, it took him 26 fewer at-bats. He went 2-for-30 in the spring season, a stat line that suggests the 28-year-old will spend most of this season in the minors.

November 30, 2015 02:18 PM
Marlins' Xavier Scruggs: Signs with Marlins
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Scruggs signed a minor league contract with the Marlins on Monday, Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports.

Scruggs spent some time in the majors this season, but he wasn't able to do much at the plate even in the minors, slashing .238/.341/.410 with 103 strikeouts in 109 games with Triple-A Memphis. He does have some power but hasn't hit for average consistently enough to earn him an extended stay in the majors as of yet.

July 10, 2015 09:57 AM
Cardinals' Xavier Scruggs gets second straight start over Mark Reynolds
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

Xavier Scruggs gets his second straight start at first base on Sunday. Scruggs in in the starting lineup for the Cardinals

Scruggs has started four of the last eight games ahead of Mark Reynolds. He had three hits and two RBI in Saturday's game. 

July 10, 2015 09:57 AM
Cardinals rookie Xavier Scruggs offensive hero in Saturday win
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

It seems whatever the Cardinals touch these days turns to gold. Just consider the performance of reserve first baseman Xavier Sruggs on Saturday.

Scruggs, who can be in line for increased usage, entered with just 12 at-bats this season. He left with 16 - and a .500 average. That came courtesy of a 3-for-4 performance against the Cubs in which he scored twice and drove in two more.

The rookie was quite active in an eight-run explosion over the fourth and fifth innings with an RBI single, run-scoring double and two runs.

July 10, 2015 09:57 AM
Xavier Scruggs replaces Mark Reynolds in Cardinals' lineup
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

Cardinals first baseman Mark Reynolds is not in the starting lineup for Saturday's game. 

Reynolds has started the last three games and four of the last five. He's replaced in the lineup by Xavier Scruggs, who will start his third game at first base this season. Scruggs will bat seventh in the order. 

July 10, 2015 10:01 AM
Cardinals 1B Xavier Scruggs totals three hits, two RBI Tuesday
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

Cardinals first baseman Xavier Scruggs totaled three hits, including his first double, and two RBI in four at-bats Tuesday against the Marlins. He also had one run.

Scruggs has started twice in the last three games. He also started Saturday against the Phillies, going 2 for 5 with one RBI and one run.

July 10, 2015 10:06 AM
Cardinals promote pair from Memphis and demote two
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

The Cardinals have shaken up their roster a bit, recalling first baseman Xavier Scruggs and left fielder Greg Garcia from Triple-A Memphis while optioning catcher Ed Easley and pitcher Mitch Harris.

Scruggs owned a six-game hitting streak with the Redbirds before his recall. Garcia has been tearing it up all year to the tune of a .313/.405/.369 slash line with 27 runs and nine stolen bases in 214 at-bats.

Harris is the more significant of the demoted. He pitched in 16 games for St. Louis this season while compiling a 3.63 ERA. Easley batted just twice in his stint with the team.

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Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2014STL91503022700 .333 .267 .200
2015STL17425110701010 .279 .310 .262
2016MIA24621131552000 .290 .306 .210
Total 5011962711473710 .292 .303 .227
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2014STL1B533329314 .970
2015STL1B11108273818 .988
2016MIA1B191713712980131.000
2016MIAOF21220001.000
Total  373125423319225 .992
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2014STL10400100
2015STL201300102
2016MIA301900201
Total 603600403
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2008 A-Batavia612152347170633196801 .295 .381 .219
2009AFX-Quad Cities34129173871733234321 .409 .527 .295
2009ASX-Batavia41145213470726214811 .345 .428 .234
2010AA-Springfield Cardinal33110162760821103600 .320 .518 .245
2010AFA-Palm Beach Cardinals87316428518113533010730 .345 .456 .269
2011AFA-Palm Beach Cardinals1174115710727321634012541 .340 .494 .260
2012AA-Springfield Cardinal1304526410626122915815084 .331 .442 .235
2013AA-Springfield Cardinal13344867111181298182177117 .376 .487 .248
2014AAA-Memphis Redbirds1354728213529321875311435 .370 .494 .286
2015AAA-Memphis Redbirds109383549122114575410343 .341 .410 .238
Total 8803081443781177111485453909713623 .348 .462 .253
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-1/220
Birthdate:
9/23/1987
Age:
32
Hometown:
Whittier, CA
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Miami Marlins
College:

MLB Experience:
3