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15 Brian Anderson 3B

Miami Marlins

Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
45920.26166575
Batting Summary
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2018MIA1565908716111656212924.357.400.273
2019MIA1264595712020664411451.342.468.261

Player Updates

March 6, 2020 01:52 PM
Marlins' Brian Anderson: Expected to hit second
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson has consistently hit second in the Marlins' early spring contests, a likely indication of the regular-season batting order, Jordan McPherson of The Miami Herald reports.

Jonathan Villar has been in the leadoff spot, with Corey Dickerson and Jesus Aguilar slotting in behind Anderson. The 26-year-old posted career highs with 20 homers, 66 RBI and an .810 OPS last season, and he could be poised for even better numbers if he maintains a premium spot in the batting order.

February 26, 2020 12:08 PM
Marlins' Brian Anderson: Cleared to play Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson (hand) will start at third base and bat second in Wednesday's Grapefruit League game against the Cardinals, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.

Anderson exited early in Monday's contest against the Cardinals after being struck on the hand by a pitch, but he was fortunate to escape without any structural damage. After taking Tuesday off while waiting for the soreness to subside, Anderson is ready to reclaim his usual spot in the field and batting order.

February 24, 2020 03:20 PM
Marlins' Brian Anderson: 'Fine' after being hit by pitch
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson said he's fine after being hit by a pitch on the left hand, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

Anderson was struck by a Ryan Helsley fastball during Monday's Grapefruit League game against the Cardinals, but thanks to a protective pad he was able to avoid a more serious injury. While the 26-year-old may miss a couple of games as a result, the issue shouldn't affect his buildup for the start of the season.

February 24, 2020 02:36 PM
Marlins' Brian Anderson: Exits Monday's game
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson left Monday's Grapefruit League game against the Cardinals after being hit by a pitch on his left hand, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

Anderson was hit by the pitch in the bottom of the fourth inning, and he was immediately replaced in the game by Christian Lopes. Anderson also missed the final month of the 2019 season with a left finger injury that he sustained in late August. The exact nature and severity of Monday's injury are unclear.

February 23, 2020 04:20 PM
Marlins' Brian Anderson: Starting at third base
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson (finger) is starting at third base and batting second in Sunday's Grapefruit League game against the Nationals, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.

The 26-year-old missed the final seven weeks of the 2019 campaign after suffering a broken finger on his left hand from a hit-by-pitch, but he's unsurprisingly good to go for spring training. Anderson appeared in 126 games last season and had a .261/.342/.468 slash line with 20 home runs, and he should be a fixture near the top of the lineup for the Marlins in 2020.

November 1, 2019 11:16 PM
Marlins' Brian Anderson: Back from injured list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson (finger) was activated from the injured list Friday, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

The move doesn't necessarily mean Anderson is healthy, as players can't be on the injured list over the offseason. Still, Anderson should be ready by spring training given that he avoided surgery on the fractured finger he suffered in late August.

September 3, 2019 05:12 PM
Marlins' Brian Anderson: Shifts to 60-day IL
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson was placed on the 60-day injured list Tuesday.

Anderson has already been shut down for the season after fracturing a finger on his left hand, so this move simply clears up a roster spot.

August 27, 2019 04:40 PM
Marlins' Brian Anderson: Will avoid surgery
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

After visiting a specialist, it's been determined that Anderson will not require surgery on his left hand, Andre Fernandez of The Athletic reports.

Anderson suffered a broken finger in his left hand Friday after being struck by a pitch, and while he's already been ruled out for the remainder of the season, it's positive news that he'll be able to avoid surgery. He should be ready for the start of spring training.

August 24, 2019 09:32 AM
Marlins' Brian Anderson: Diagnosed with broken finger
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson suffered a broken finger in his left hand after being hit by a pitch during Friday's game agianst the Phillies, Craig Mish of FNTSY Sports Radio reports.

The Marlins initially announced that Anderson was dealing with a bruised hand, but X-rays revealed a fracture. After the game Anderson stated "that will probably be it for the season for me," per Mish.

August 23, 2019 09:32 PM
Marlins' Brian Anderson: Day-to-day with hand bruise
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson has been diagnosed with a bruised left hand after being hit by a pitch during Friday's game against Philadelphia, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.

Anderson will likely be evaluated upon his arrival at the ballpark Saturday, and it's certainly possible for him to return to the starting nine Saturday if he checks out OK.

August 24, 2019 09:32 AM
Marlins' Brian Anderson: Exits early
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson was removed from Friday's game against the Phillies after being hit by a pitch on his left hand, Andre Fernandez of The Athletic reports.

Anderson initially remained in the game after getting drilled, but he was eventually replaced by Harold Ramirez. Anderson is likely headed for X-rays to determine the extent of the injury.

August 21, 2019 04:08 PM
Marlins' Brian Anderson: Three hits in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson went 3-for-3 with a double and a walk Tuesday in the Marlins' 5-1 loss to the Braves.

Anderson has rebounded from a rough July in a major way, kicking off the current month with a 1.126 OPS in 18 games. He'll put a five-game hitting streak on the line when he returns to the lineup Wednesday as the Marlins' No. 3 batter.

August 15, 2019 10:32 PM
Marlins' Brian Anderson: Big day at the dish
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson went 3-for-4 with two doubles, three RBI and two runs scored Thursday against the Dodgers.

Anderson began a big offensive day for the Marlins with an RBI single in the first inning. He was hardly done however, delivering a two-RBI double in the fifth inning. Anderson has swung the bat well of late, recording at least one hit in nine of his last 11 starts, racking up three homers, 10 RBI and scored eight runs. For the season, he's hitting.255/.337/.469 across 493 plate appearances.

August 9, 2019 12:24 AM
Marlins' Brian Anderson: Homers twice in win over Braves
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson went 2-for-4 with two home runs and three RBI during Thursday's 9-2 win over the Braves.

Anderson blasted a solo home run in the first inning before adding a two-run shot to help his club pull away in the fourth. The 26-year-old has found his power stroke of late, with four homers, three doubles and five RBI over his last six games. Anderson will look to keep it up over the rest of the weekend series in Atlanta.

August 8, 2019 11:00 PM
Marlins' Brian Anderson: Homers twice in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson went 3-for-4 with two home runs and three RBI in Thursday's win over the Braves.

Anderson followed Starlin Castro's lead with a home run in the first inning off Dallas Keuchel. The 26-year-old also singled in the third, then hit his second long ball of the night with a two-run shot in the fourth, marking his first ever multi-homer game. Anderson has now hit three homers over the last two games as his power surge continues. Overall this season, he's batting .252/.333/.468 with 20 home runs, 58 RBI and 51 runs scored.

August 8, 2019 12:16 PM
Marlins' Brian Anderson: Launches 18th homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Wednesday's loss to the Mets.

Over his last 15 games, Anderson has compiled a surprising 1.002 OPS, with 10 of his 16 hits (five doubles and five homers) going for extra bases. On the season, the 26-year-old is slashing .248/.328/.451 with 18 home runs and 55 RBI.

August 6, 2019 11:28 AM
Marlins' Brian Anderson: Doubles barrage in doubleheader
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson went 4-for-7 with three doubles and three runs scored across both games of Monday's doubleheader against the Mets.

His barrage of two-baggers didn't help the Marlins win either end of the twin bill, but it did continue an impressive power display from Anderson. Over his last 10 games, the 26-year-old is slashing .324/.409/.730 with four homers and eight RBI in addition to Monday's doubles.

August 1, 2019 12:12 PM
Marlins' Brian Anderson: Slugs grand slam in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson went 1-for-4 with a grand slam Wednesday in the Marlins' 7-4 loss to the Twins.

Anderson's ninth-inning blast proved relatively meaningless to the outcome with the Twins already holding a commanding lead, but his fantasy managers surely took notice. The home run was Anderson's third in four games and his 14th overall since May 21. He'll remain locked into a key run-producing role for Miami the rest of the way as one of the few league-average bats on the MLB roster.

July 29, 2019 11:36 PM
Marlins' Brian Anderson: Slugs 15th homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson went 2-for-5 with a solo home run and a second run scored in Monday's 11-6 win over the Diamondbacks.

He's now gone yard in two straight games, extending his modest hitting streak to six games and giving him 15 homers on the year. Anderson's only slashing .231/.265/.508 in 16 games since the All-Star break, but he still has time to turn around what has been a fairly underwhelming sophomore campaign to date.

July 29, 2019 10:04 AM
Marlins' Brian Anderson: Pops 14th homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Sunday's win over the Diamondbacks.

The 26-year-old has swooned in July, slashing .200/.246/.431 through 21 games, but Anderson now has 14 homers on the year, extending his career high. Barring an unexpected influx of MLB-ready talent at the trade deadline, he figures to continue drawing regular at-bats for the Marlins in the second half and hitting somewhere in the middle of an underpowered lineup.

Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs Philadelphia53194 .443 .698 .358
vs RHP3479414 .355 .478 .271
Last 7 Games
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8/18@COL5020100
8/20@ATL3030010
8/21@ATL4000000
8/22@ATL4110000
8/23PHI0100110
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Batting Stats
SeasonTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
2020MIA0000000000------------
2019MIA1264595712020664411451.261.342.4680.811
2018MIA1565908716111656212924.273.357.4000.757
2017MIA2584112208102800.262.337.3690.706
Total30711331553033113911627175.267.349.4250.775
More Batting Stats
SeasonTeamG2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2020MIA000000000
2019MIA1263312153014115
2018MIA1563442362016218
2017MIA25713110001
Total3077464826030334
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLG
2014ASX-Batavia Muckdogs207711213131261111.273.333.455
2014AFX-Greensboro Grasshopp39153274870837132800.314.378.516
2015AFA-Jupiter Hammerheads132477501122228624010922.235.304.340
2016AA-Jacksonville86301387391840365900.242.330.359
2016AFA-Jupiter491822755122325223830.302.377.440
2017AA-Jacksonville Suns8731153781431455367111.251.341.450
2017AAA-New Orleans Zephyrs33118214070826122701.339.416.602
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-2/198
Birthdate:
5/19/1993
Age:
27
Hometown:
Edmond, OK
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Miami Marlins
College:
Arkansas
MLB Experience:
3