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Preston Tucker LF

Chicago White Sox

Fantasy Stats
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Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
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Batting Summary
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2018ATL971661938627134300.299.404.229

Player Updates

May 10, 2019 09:48 AM
Preston Tucker: Heading abroad
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tucker will sign a contract with the KIA Tigers of the Korea Baseball Organization, Dan Kurtz of MyKBO.net reports.

Tucker signed a minor-league deal with the White Sox in February and spent the first part of the 2019 season at Triple-A Charlotte. The 28-year-old has a career .222/.281/.403 major-league slash line over parts of three seasons with the Astros, Reds and Braves.

February 23, 2019 05:20 PM
White Sox's Preston Tucker: Lands with White Sox
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tucker agreed Saturday with the White Sox on a minor-league contract, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

Tucker was able to win an outfield gig with the Braves last spring but struggled to produce and was later traded to the Reds before being dealt back to Atlanta again. Between the two organizations in 2018, Tucker slashed .229/.299/.404 across 184 plate appearances. His deal with the White Sox will afford him the opportunity to compete for a reserve job with the big club during spring training, though it's more likely than not that Tucker will be headed to Triple-A Charlotte when camp draws to a close.

October 31, 2018 05:16 PM
Braves' Preston Tucker: Outrighted from 40-man roster
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tucker was outrighted to Triple-A Gwinnett on Wednesday.

Tucker was cast off the 40-man roster in order to presumably make room for younger prospects that the Braves will protect this offseason. The 28-year-old played in 97 games split between Atlanta and Cincinnati this past year, slashing .229/.299/.404 with six home runs and 27 RBI.

September 3, 2018 11:56 AM
Braves' Preston Tucker: Activated Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tucker was activated ahead of Monday's game against the Red Sox.

Tucker will be available for the Braves' upcoming series against the Red Sox after being acquired from the Reds via trade over the weekend. The 28-year-old will offer outfield depth for Atlanta down the stretch, though he won't be available for the playoffs. Tucker owns a .240 batting average with six homers across 117 at-bats this season.

September 2, 2018 07:08 PM
Braves' Preston Tucker: Dealt to Atlanta
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tucker was traded from the Reds to the Braves on Sunday in exchange for cash considerations.

After spending a little over a month with the Reds, Tucker will head back to Atlanta, where he spent the first 62 games of the 2018 season. He'd struggled through 17 games with Cincinnati, batting just .189 with a .286 OBS in 37-at-bats. Tucker could serve as an extra bat down the stretch of the regular season, as the Braves make a push for the playoffs.

August 30, 2018 11:00 AM
Reds' Preston Tucker: Optioned to Triple-A
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tucker was sent down to Triple-A Louisville on Thursday.

Tucker was cast off the active roster in order to make room for Joey Votto (lower leg), who was reinstated from the disabled list prior to Thursday's contest. In 17 games with the Reds after joining the organization in late July, Tucker has gone just 7-for-37 (.189 average) with two home runs and five RBI. Though he will likely return to the big-league team in the coming weeks, he may not receive enough playing time to be of much value down the stretch.

August 26, 2018 02:48 PM
Reds' Preston Tucker: Losing more time
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

With Scott Schebler coming off the DL, Tucker will no longer be part of a platoon in either corner outfield spot, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

The Reds want to give Phillip Ervin an extended look in left field, so on most days the trio of Ervin, Billy Hamilton and Schebler will be out there. Both Tucker and Mason Williams will be relegated to pinch-hit duty.

August 22, 2018 05:48 PM
Reds' Preston Tucker: Remains on bench Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tucker is out of the lineup versus Milwaukee on Wednesday.

Tucker will stay on the bench for the fourth time in the past five games as Phillip Ervin gets another start in left field. This marks Tucker's second straight absence against an opposing right-hander, so he appears to be entrenched in a reserve role for the time being.

August 21, 2018 04:52 PM
Reds' Preston Tucker: Out of lineup Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tucker is not starting Tuesday against the Brewers.

Tucker has now been out of the lineup for three of the last four games. The first two occasions came against lefties, but he's now sitting against righty Junior Guerra. The fact that he's hit just .194 since being shipped to Cincinnati at the deadline certainly doesn't help his case for more playing time. Phillip Ervin will start in left field while Mason Williams starts in right.

August 20, 2018 12:13 AM
Reds' Preston Tucker: Sits against another southpaw
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tucker will sit against southpaw Andrew Suarez and the Giants on Sunday, C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic Cincinnati reports.

Tucker hasn't started against a lefty since being sent to Cincinnati at the deadline. Dilson Herrera will get the start in left field.

August 18, 2018 03:25 PM
Reds' Preston Tucker: Sits vs. lefty
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tucker isn't in Saturday's starting lineup against the Giants, Kerry Crowley of The San Jose Mercury News reports.

Tucker is slated for a day off as left-hander Madison Bumgarner toes the rubber for the opposition. Tucker is batting just .118 with three RBI in 17 at-bats against left-handers in 2018. Dilson Herrera will bat seventh and man left field in his stead.

August 12, 2018 10:24 AM
Reds' Preston Tucker: Back in Sunday's lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tucker (foot) is starting in left field and batting seventh for Sunday's game against the Diamondbacks, C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic Cincinnati reports.

Tucker hasn't seen game action since being removed from Monday's game after being hit by a pitch on his left foot. The 28-year-old is 3-for-15 with a double and an RBI since being acquired by the Reds at the end of July.

August 11, 2018 05:32 PM
Reds' Preston Tucker: Still out Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tucker (foot) will sit for the fourth straight game Saturday against the Diamondbacks.

Tucker left Monday's game after getting hit by a pitch on his left foot. He was determined to have nothing worse than foot soreness, but he's yet to appear in a game since. There haven't been reports that a trip to the disabled list is imminent, but each passing day makes that a more likely outcome. Dilson Herrera will get the start in left field in his absence.

August 11, 2018 10:29 AM
Reds' Preston Tucker: Remains out Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tucker (foot) is not in the lineup against the Diamondbacks on Friday.

Tucker will stay on the bench for a third straight game after suffering a left foot injury during Monday's tilt versus the Mets. He should be considered day-to-day ahead of Saturday's contest. Phillip Ervin will man left field and bat fifth in his absence.

August 8, 2018 01:40 PM
Reds' Preston Tucker: Sitting again Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tucker (foot) is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Mets.

With a team off day looming Thursday, the Reds decided to hold Tucker out for the second game in a row in order to give him more time to recover. His absence will clear a spot in the lineup for Phillip Ervin, who will start in left field and hit second.

August 7, 2018 03:12 PM
Reds' Preston Tucker: Held out Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tucker (foot) is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Mets, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.

Tucker went for X-rays after being hit on the left foot by a Noah Syndergaard pitch during Monday's series-opening loss, so it's no surprise to see him out of the lineup as he awaits the test results. He likely would have been relegated to the bench with a lefty (Jason Vargas) starting for the opposition anyway. Consider Tucker day-to-day for now. Phillip Ervin and Mason Williams are manning the corner outfield spots for the Reds in this one.

August 7, 2018 11:55 AM
Reds' Preston Tucker: Left foot injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tucker was hit by a Noah Syndergaard pitch on the left foot Monday night and had X-rays after the game, MLB.com's Mark Sheldon reports.

Tucker was noticeably hampered while running the bases after the HBP in the seventh inning. With the Reds facing lefty Jason Vargas on Tuesday, Tucker probably won't start anyhow, but hopefully we'll have results from the exams later Tuesday.

August 6, 2018 10:48 PM
Reds' Preston Tucker: Headed for X-rays
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tucker was dealing with soreness following Monday's loss against the Mets, John Fay of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

The location of Tucker's injury is unknown, but more information should emerge after the results of the X-rays come back. Tucker went 1-for-2 with a run scored in Monday's 6-4 loss to New York.

August 5, 2018 06:20 PM
Reds' Preston Tucker: Out of lineup Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tucker is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Nationals.

Tucker will take a seat on the bench for the third time in six games since being acquired by the Reds. Phillip Ervin is starting in left field and batting second for Sunday's series finale at Washington.

August 4, 2018 07:56 PM
Reds' Preston Tucker: Takes seat Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tucker is not in the lineup for Game 1 of Saturday's twin bill against Washington, John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

Tucker will hit the bench after going 2-for-8 with a double, one RBI and one run scored in his first two games with the Reds. In his absence, Phillip Ervin will man left field while Brandon Dixon gets a start in right.

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Batting Stats
SeasonTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
2020CHW0000000000------------
2019CHW0000000000------------
2018ATL971661938627134300.229.299.4040.703
2017HOU0000000000------------
2016HOU4813411224884000.164.222.3280.551
2015HOU9830035731333206802.243.297.4370.734
Total2436006513323684115102.222.281.4030.684
More Batting Stats
SeasonTeamG2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2020CHW000000000
2019CHW000000000
2018ATL971106710402
2017HOU000000000
2016HOU48814400202
2015HOU9819013100303
Total24338124210907
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLG
2012ASX-Tri-City Valleycats42165325370838181612.321.390.509
2013AA-Corpus Christi Hooks6023736621411029274601.262.347.456
2013AFA-Lancaster Jethawks7529861971811574294530.326.384.544
2014AA-Corpus Christi Hooks6526141721701743264633.276.348.536
2014AAA-Oklahoma City Redhaw732753879180751317420.287.356.429
2015AAA-Fresno Grizzlies331292038401135122510.295.357.581
2016AA-Corpus Christi6211200032900.095.167.095
2016AAA-Fresno532093563143829154911.301.349.512
2017AAA-Fresno Grizzlies1284928412320724966510223.250.333.465
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-0/210
Birthdate:
7/6/1990
Age:
30
Hometown:
Tampa, FL
Bats/Throws:
L/L
Team:
Chicago White Sox
College:

MLB Experience:
3