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Los Angeles Angels

Fantasy Stats
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Key Stats
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461.217430

Player Updates

April 30, 2021 04:40 PM
Angels' Kurt Suzuki: Could catch for Ohtani often
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Suzuki has worked well as Shohei Ohtani's battery mate, and the two could be paired up frequently moving forward, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.

Max Stassi was activated from the injured list Thursday and figures to work as the Angels' primary catcher, but Suzuki should still start a few times a week. It appears that he could be a mainstay behind the plate when Ohtani pitches, as Maddon "values familiarity" with the flamethrowing hurler. Suzuki has fared well enough at the dish this season to warrant continued playing time, slashing .243/.326/.351 with a home run and four RBI.

April 27, 2021 08:04 PM
Angels' Kurt Suzuki: Sitting Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Suzuki is not in Tuesday's lineup against the Rangers.

He's been swinging a hot bat, hitting .320 with one home run and three strikeouts over his last 25 at-bats. Anthony Bemboom will start behind the dish and hit ninth.

April 25, 2021 01:40 PM
Angels' Kurt Suzuki: Takes seat Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Suzuki is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Astros.

Suzuki recently picked up an elbow injury, but he was able to start behind the plate in Saturday's 16-2 loss, going 0-for-2 while reaching base on a hit by pitch. He'll cede catching duties to Anthony Bemboom in the series finale.

April 24, 2021 12:24 PM
Angels' Kurt Suzuki: Back in action Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Suzuki (elbow) is starting Saturday's game against the Astros.

Suzuki missed Friday's game due to an elbow injury, but he'll start behind the dish and bat eighth Saturday. In his last four games, Suzuki has gone 3-for-14 with a home run, three RBI and three strikeouts.

April 24, 2021 05:08 PM
Angels' Kurt Suzuki: Out of Friday's lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Suzuki (elbow) is not in the lineup Friday against the Astros, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.

Manager Joe Maddon said Thursday he expected Suzuki to return to Friday's lineup, but the veteran backstop is apparently still battling his elbow issue. Anthony Bemboom will start behind the plate and bat ninth for the Halos.

April 21, 2021 01:04 PM
Angels' Kurt Suzuki: Not starting Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Suzuki isn't starting Wednesday's game against the Rangers.

Suzuki was in the starting lineup in each of the last three games and went 3-for-11 with a home run and three RBI. Anthony Bemboom will take over behind the plate Wednesday, batting eighth.

April 21, 2021 11:04 AM
Angels' Kurt Suzuki: Slugs first homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Suzuki went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run Tuesday in the Angels' 6-2 win over the Rangers.

Though he's in his age-37 season, Suzuki has proven himself to be one of the better offensive catchers in baseball over the past half decade. The Angels envision him filling more of a part-time role in 2021, but he'll be in store for the bulk of the starts behind the dish while Max Stassi (thumb) is on the injured list. Considering Stassi has yet to resume catching workouts, Suzuki should benefit from at least one more week as the Angels' No. 1 backstop.

April 17, 2021 04:44 PM
Angels' Kurt Suzuki: Takes seat Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Suzuki isn't starting Saturday's game against the Twins, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.

Suzuki went 0-for-4 with a pair of strikeouts in Friday's series opener against Minnesota. Anthony Bemboom will take over behind the dish Saturday, batting ninth.

April 14, 2021 01:28 PM
Angels' Kurt Suzuki: Gets breather Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Suzuki isn't starting Wednesday's game against the Royals.

Suzuki had started each of the last two games and went 3-for-4 with a double, one run and one RBI. However, Anthony Bemboom will take over behind the plate Wednesday, batting eighth.

April 11, 2021 11:40 AM
Angels' Kurt Suzuki: On bench Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Suzuki is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Blue Jays.

Suzuki and Max Stassi have alternated turns behind the plate sine April 3, with both backstops picking up four starts apiece. Off to a 1-for-12 start while striking out seven times, Suzuki hasn't made an early case for earning more work at Stassi's expense.

March 22, 2021 01:52 AM
Angels' Kurt Suzuki: Quiet at plate this spring
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Suzuki is slashing .250/.368/.250 with two RBI across nine Cactus League games.

Suzuki has struck out only once in his 16 at-bats, but he has yet to collect an extra-base hit. He's likely to back up Max Stassi behind the plate for the Angels this season.

January 15, 2021 01:28 PM
Angels' Kurt Suzuki: Joins Angels on one-year deal
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Suzuki signed a one-year, $1.5 million contract with the Angels on Friday, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.

The 37-year-old is nearing the end of his career, but he still appears to have another productive season or two left in his bat. Four of the top five seasons of his 14-year career (by wRC+) have come in the last four years, including a respectable .270/.349/.396 showing last season. He's been a poor defender for quite some time now, though, so he'll need to keep hitting if he's to carve out regular at-bats. He appears set to split time behind the plate with Max Stassi this season.

September 23, 2020 03:12 PM
Nationals' Kurt Suzuki: Takes seat Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Suzuki isn't in Wednesday's lineup against the Phillies.

Suzuki went 1-for-4 with one strikeout in the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader, but he'll hit the bench once again for the series finale. Yan Gomes will start at catcher.

September 22, 2020 12:56 PM
Nationals' Kurt Suzuki: On bench for first game
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Suzuki will sit for the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Phillies.

As usual, Suzuki won't be tasked with catching two games on one day. Yan Gomes starts the afternoon contest, but Suzuki will presumably get the nod in the nightcap.

September 21, 2020 03:24 PM
Nationals' Kurt Suzuki: Powers up in doubleheader
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Suzuki went 2-for-5 with a home run, double, walk and three RBI between both halves of the Nationals' doubleheader split with the Marlins on Sunday.

Yan Gomes drew the start behind the dish in the Nationals' 2-1 loss in the early game, but Suzuki was summoned from the bench as a pinch hitter. While he didn't come through with a hit in the first game, Suzuki was one of several Washington hitters to catch fire in the team's 15-0 win in the nightcap. On the heels of his big day at the plate, Suzuki will start again in Monday's series opener versus the Phillies, but expect him and Gomes to split the catching workload relatively evenly during the final week of the regular season.

September 19, 2020 04:48 PM
Nationals' Kurt Suzuki: Out of lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Suzuki is not in the lineup Saturday against the Marlins.

Suzuki sits for the third time in the last four games and the sixth time in the last nine contests. Yan Gomes starts behind the plate in his absence.

September 18, 2020 03:08 PM
Nationals' Kurt Suzuki: On bench Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Suzuki will sit for the first half of Friday's doubleheader against the Marlins.

While Suzuki has started the majority of games behind the plate in Washington this season, it's been by the slimmest of margins, as he's gotten the call 25 times compared to 23 for Yan Gomes. Gomes starts the afternoon game, but Suzuki will likely return for the nightcap.

September 16, 2020 10:52 AM
Nationals' Kurt Suzuki: Sitting Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Suzuki is not in Wednesday's lineup against the Rays.

He is hitting .250 with zero home runs in 28 at-bats this month. Yan Gomes will start behind the dish while hitting sixth.

September 12, 2020 03:28 PM
Nationals' Kurt Suzuki: Remains out Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Suzuki isn't in Saturday's lineup against Atlanta.

Suzuki will take a seat for a second consecutive contest after Yan Gomes had a dominant performance at the plate Friday. Gomes will start behind the dish once again.

September 11, 2020 02:12 PM
Nationals' Kurt Suzuki: Day off Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Suzuki is not in the lineup for Friday's game against Atlanta.

Suzuki hits the bench for the second game in a row. He has a very narrow edge in playing time behind the plate for the Nationals. He's gotten the nod 23 times, while Yan Gomes, who starts Friday, has made 20 starts.

Last 7 Games
DateOpponentResultABRHHRRBIBBSB
05/05vs TBL 1-33000000
05/04vs TBL 3-80000000
05/03vs TBL 3-73010000
04/30@ SEAL 4-73000000
04/26@ TEXW 9-45120000
04/24@ HOUL 2-162000000
04/22@ HOUL 2-83000000
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Batting Stats
SeasonTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
2021LAA16463101431100.217.302.3260.628
2020WAS331111530217111910.270.349.3960.745
2019WAS8528037741763203601.264.324.4860.809
2018ATL10534745941250224300.271.333.4440.776
2017ATL8127638781950173900.283.351.5360.887
2016MIN1063453489849184800.258.301.4030.704
2015MIN13143336104550295900.240.296.3140.610
2014MIN13145237130361344601.288.345.3830.727
2013SEASON942852566532223520.232.290.3370.627
2012SEASON1184083696643207320.235.276.3280.605
2011SEASON134460541091444386422.237.301.3850.686
2010SEASON131495551201371334932.242.303.3660.669
2009SEASON147570741561588285982.274.313.4210.734
2008SEASON14853054148742446923.279.346.3700.716
2007SEASON682132753739243900.249.327.4080.735
Total1529525157013571347033636892011.258.316.3920.708
More Batting Stats
SeasonTeamG2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2021LAA16201511303
2020WAS33804430404
2019WAS85110136306110
2018ATL105240154601306
2017ATL81130148211325
2016MIN10624113941509
2015MIN131170136467414
2014MIN13134017371909
2013SEASON941319642362
2012SEASON11820013454535
2011SEASON134260177737114
2010SEASON1311821814012322
2009SEASON147371240718014
2008SEASON1482511961211220
2007SEASON681308753304
Total152928562056632510922141
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLG
2004A-Vancouver461752752103331182601.297.394.440
2005A-Stockton114441851222651265636153.277.378.440
2006AA-Midland9937664107261755585053.285.392.415
2007AAA-Sacramento55211325990327214100.280.351.365
2010AAA-Sacramento River Cat384320152100.375.5001.000
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-11/210
Birthdate:
10/04/1983
Age:
37
Hometown:
Wailuku, HI
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Los Angeles Angels
College:

MLB Experience:
13