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49 Nolan Fontana 2B

Los Angeles Angels

Fantasy Stats
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Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
201.050111
Batting Summary
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2017LAA122011113811.174.200.050

Player Updates

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Angels' Nolan Fontana: Called up by Angels
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Fontana was recalled by the Angels on Friday, Jeff Fletcher of The Orange County Register reports.

A second-round pick in 2012, Fontana fared far better with Salt Lake than he did with the Astros' Triple-A affiliate in 2016, nearly tripling his wRC+ from a year ago. The 26-year-old has displayed great patience at the dish throughout his minor-league career as well as decent speed and some emerging pop, but with Brandon Phillips coming aboard via a waiver trade, there simply doesn't seem to be a path to regular at-bats for Fontana.

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Angels' Nolan Fontana: Headed back to minors
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Fontana was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake on Tuesday.

Fontana only managed to collect one hit during his cup of coffee in the big leagues, so he was an obvious choice to ship back to the minors to make room for Tuesday's starter Parker Bridwell. Fontana could be back on the shuttle to the big leagues soon if he continues to walk nearly 15% of the time with the Bees, however.

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Angels' Nolan Fontana: Draws second consecutive start
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Fontana will start at second base and bat eighth Sunday against the Marlins.

Since being called up to the big leagues Monday, Fontana has recorded only one hit in 11 at-bats, but he'll still benefit from his second start in a row with everyday second baseman Danny Espinosa in the midst of an extended slump. Once either Fontana or Espinosa is able to find some success at the plate, that player could end up taking on the bulk of the starts at the keystone.

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Angels' Nolan Fontana: Promoted to majors
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Fontana was recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake on Monday.

He'll replace C.J. Cron on the active roster, giving the Angels some more versatility around the infield. Fontana has carried a .374 on-base percentage over 166 plate appearances with Salt Lake this season, but it's uncertain that he'll receive an opportunity to put his offensive skills on display during his stint with the Angels. He may just be asked to play a depth role at multiple infield spots.

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Angels' Nolan Fontana: Optioned to minors
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Fontana was optioned to the minors Friday, Jeff Fletcher of The Orange County Register reports.

The 25-year-old had a nice spring, batting .270 with a home run and eight RBI in 37 at-bats. The Angels already have their middle infield set with Andrelton Simmons, Danny Espinosa and Cliff Pennington all healthy and ready to make the 25-man roster, leaving no room for the rookie shortstop. Fontana will start the year with Triple-A Salt Lake and should be the first to get the call to the majors should any of the aforementioned players go down to injury.

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Situational Stats
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vs RHP1811 .150 .222 .056
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Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2016HOU0000000000 --- --- ---
2017LAA122011113811 .174 .200 .050
Total 122011113811 .174 .200 .050
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2017LAA2B9519415041.000
Total  9519415041.000
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2016HOU00000000
2017LAA00400001
Total 00400001
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2012AFX-Lexington Legends491513734912256544122 .464 .338 .225
2013AFA-Lancaster Jethawks10438688100186860102100165 .415 .399 .259
2014AA-Corpus Christi Hooks662293360211126617658 .418 .376 .262
2015AAA-Fresno Grizzlies11736156872163407499611 .369 .357 .241
2016AA-Corpus Christi103641040048510 .409 .389 .278
2016AAA-Fresno10635935701503273210843 .268 .262 .195
Total 45215222533618814171823424324429 .365 .347 .237
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-11/195
Birthdate:
6/6/1991
Age:
26
Hometown:
Winter Garden, FL
Bats/Throws:
L/R
Team:
Los Angeles Angels
College:
Florida
MLB Experience:
1