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22 Chris Iannetta C

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
5%2%
Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
1446.22221200
Batting Summary
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2018COL11029936671136508700.345.385.224
2019COL521442032621185400.311.417.222

Player Updates

August 13, 2019 05:44 PM
Rockies' Chris Iannetta: Designated for assignment
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Iannetta was designated for assignment by the Rockies on Tuesday, Jenny Cavnar of AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain reports.

The move didn't come as a surprise since the veteran has struggled defensively this season and has had a subpar year at the plate, recording a slash line of .222/.311/.417 with 54 strikeouts. The Rockies selected the contract of catcher Dom Nunez in a corresponding move.

August 13, 2019 09:36 AM
Rockies' Chris Iannetta: Expected to lose roster spot
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Rockies are expected to designate Iannetta for assignment prior to Tuesday's game against the Diamondbacks, Kyle Newman of The Denver Post reports.

Colorado plans to call up Dom Nunez from Triple-A Albuquerque to take Iannetta's spot as the backup behind top catcher Tony Wolters. Though Iannetta was valued last season for his game-calling skills and framing, he's taken a step back by most defensive metrics in 2019 and hasn't made up for the difference with the bat, as his 18 wRC+ is his worst mark for any year in which he's logged at least 100 plate appearances. Once he's removed from the 40-man roster, Iannetta seems likely to go unclaimed off waivers and could ultimately opt for free agency.

August 7, 2019 01:16 PM
Rockies' Chris Iannetta: Two starts in three games
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Iannetta will start at catcher and bat eighth Wednesday against the Astros, Alyson Footer of MLB.com reports.

Iannetta will pick up his second start in three games, but he'll likely need to turn in an extended stretch of quality performances before seriously threatening Tony Wolters' perch atop the catching depth chart. The 36-year-old sports a meager .715 OPS on the season and is slashing a putrid .088/.184/.118 since the All-Star break.

July 7, 2019 11:40 PM
Rockies' Chris Iannetta: Crushes sixth home run
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Iannetta connected for a two-run home run in his only at-bat against Arizona on Sunday.

Iannetta came on as a defensive replacement in the sixth inning and took advantage of his only at-bat in the eighth, belting a 407-foot homer to plate the Rockies' first two runs of the game. The blast was his first since June 1 -- partly a reflection of minimal playing time. On the season, the 13-year veteran is slashing .252/.345/.505 with six homers and 21 runs batted in.

June 30, 2019 02:04 PM
Rockies' Chris Iannetta: Seeing light playing time
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Iannetta is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Dodgers, Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reports.

Iannetta maintains a stellar .303/.415/.455 batting line in June, but his improved performance hasn't helped him recapture playing time. No. 1 backstop Tony Wolters will stick behind the plate for the second straight game while Iannetta heads to the bench. Iannetta has cracked the lineup just five times in the Rockies' last 18 games.

June 2, 2019 07:16 PM
Rockies' Chris Iannetta: Swats fifth home run
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Iannetta went 2-for-3 with a homer, a double, two RBI and a walk in Sunday's 5-1 win over the Blue Jays.

Iannetta doubled in a run in the third inning before sending a 476-foot solo blast to extend his team's lead. It's a small sample size of just 78 plate appearances, but the 36-year-old catcher owns a .926 OPS alongside 12 extra-base hits in 2019.

May 30, 2019 12:32 PM
Rockies' Chris Iannetta: Back to bench
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Iannetta is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the Diamondbacks, Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reports.

Iannetta had started the previous two contests while Tony Wolters (hand) tended to an injury, going 2-for-6 with a home run between those games. Though Iannetta has supplied a 1.045 OPS in a small sample of plate appearances since returning from the injured list in early May, Wolters has fared similarly well at the dish lately and is valued for his skills as a pitch framer. So long as his health is intact, Wolters should continue to stick ahead of Iannetta on the depth chart.

May 29, 2019 12:00 AM
Rockies' Chris Iannetta: Homers in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Iannetta went 2-for-3 with a two-run home run in Colorado's 6-2 win over the Diamondbacks on Tuesday.

The veteran backstop left the yard for the fourth time this season, touching up Merrill Kelly with a two-run blast in the seventh inning. He missed some time earlier in the season with a lat injury, but Iannetta has swung the bat well over his 60 at-bats, as this performance leaves him with a .267/.353/.567 slash line.

May 26, 2019 02:00 AM
Rockies' Chris Iannetta: Hammers third homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Iannetta went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Saturday's 9-6 loss to the Orioles.

Iannetta has struggled to get playing time since returning from a lat injury more than three weeks ago, appearing in only eight games (versus 11 for fellow catcher Tony Wolters). He's 8-for-27 with two homers and five RBI in those contests but will likely continue to get the short end of the platoon.

May 12, 2019 02:48 PM
Rockies' Chris Iannetta: May be No. 2 catcher
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Iannetta is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Padres, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports.

Iannetta was expected to recapture primary catching duties upon returning from the 10-day injured list May 3, but that hasn't come to fruition. He'll find himself on the bench for the third straight game, a development that's especially noteworthy with the Rockies having faced lefty starting pitchers in each of those contests. Rather than rolling with the right-handed Iannetta for those matchups, the Rockies have turned to the lefty-hitting Tony Wolters, who has delivered three hits and two RBI between the first two games of the series.

May 10, 2019 04:56 PM
Rockies' Chris Iannetta: Out of lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Iannetta is not starting Friday against the Padres, Kyle Newman of The Denver Post reports.

Iannetta has started three of six games since returning from a lat strain last Friday. Tony Wolters gets the call behind the plate in his absence.

May 8, 2019 12:24 AM
Rockies' Chris Iannetta: Homers in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Iannetta went 2-for-3 with a solo home run, a double, a run and a walk in Colorado's 14-4 loss to the Giants on Tuesday.

It was the second homer of the season for the backstop, who also slapped his third double in his second start since returning from the injured list with a lat injury. He's slashing a respectable .243/.333/.486 through 37 at-bats, but Iannetta's value is limited due to his split duty with Tony Wolters.

May 5, 2019 02:00 PM
Rockies' Chris Iannetta: Sits for second straight
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Iannetta remains on the bench Sunday against the Diamondbacks.

Iannetta started Friday in his first game back from a lat injury, but he's since sat for two straight games. The playing-time split with fellow catcher Tony Wolters remains unclear.

May 3, 2019 05:40 PM
Rockies' Chris Iannetta: Returns from injured list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Iannetta (lat) returned from the injured list Friday.

Iannetta started seven of 16 games prior to landing on the injured list. He should be in line for a similar split with Tony Wolters now that he's back, with Drew Butera designated for assignment in a corresponding move. Iannetta will catch and bat seventh Friday against Arizona.

May 2, 2019 04:04 PM
Rockies' Chris Iannetta: No setbacks in rehab games
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Iannetta (lat strain) hasn't experienced any setbacks in his minor-league rehab games, but he remains without a timetable for a return, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports.

Iannetta landed on the injured list with the injury April 15, and he's reportedly feeling good after playing in three rehab games for Double-A Hartford, coming through the appearances with no issues. He caught Monday and Tuesday before getting deployed as the DH on Wednesday, going 0-for-8 with one RBI, per Harding. The Rockies still don't know when they'll regain Iannetta's services, so Tony Wolters figures to remain the No. 1 option behind the plate for the moment, with Drew Butera filling in on his days off.

April 15, 2019 06:52 PM
Rockies' Chris Iannetta: Lands on IL
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Iannetta was placed on the 10-day injured list Monday due to a right lat strain, Kyle Newman of The Denver Post reports.

Iannetta appeared to be struggling with the injury over the past week, as he entered the starting lineup just once over his team's previous five contests. It remains to be seen whether he'll require more than the minimum while on the shelf. With Iannetta landing on the injured list, Drew Butera was called up and will start behind the dish in Monday's series opener.

April 14, 2019 02:08 PM
Rockies' Chris Iannetta: Not starting Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Iannetta is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Giants, Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reports.

Iannetta will take a seat for the fourth time in five games as Tony Wolters grabs another start behind the plate for the Rockies. Iannetta is slashing .207/.303/.379 through 33 plate appearances, but Wolters has actually fared worse with a .583 OPS. The pair figure to split time until one them is able to get in a rhythm offensively.

April 12, 2019 05:56 PM
Rockies' Chris Iannetta: Out of lineup again
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Iannetta is not in the starting lineup for Friday's game against San Francisco.

Iannetta will remain on the bench for the second straight contest with Tony Wolters set to draw another start behind the dish. Iannetta is just 4-for-22 through eight games so far this season, so it appears skipper Bud Black is simply giving his starting catcher a few days off to regroup.

April 12, 2019 11:08 AM
Rockies' Chris Iannetta: Not starting Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Iannetta is not in the lineup Thursday against the Giants.

Tony Wolters, who starts Thursday, has had the slight edge in starts over Iannetta this season, starting seven out of 13 games. Neither catcher has hit particularly well, with Iannetta posting a .701 OPS and Wolters' OPS coming in at .625.

April 9, 2019 04:52 PM
Rockies' Chris Iannetta: Hits bench Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Iannetta is out of the lineup Tuesday against the Braves, Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reports.

Iannetta started Colorado's last two games, collecting one hit in nine at-bats, so he'll get a breather for Tuesday's tilt with Atlanta. Tony Wolters will draw the start behind the dish in his place.

Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs Arizona2062 .333 .600 .300
vs Gallen (Career)000000
vs RHP86214 .286 .465 .244
Last 7 Games
  OPP AB R H HR RBI BB SB
7/24@WAS3000000
7/28@CIN2000010
7/30LAD4010000
8/3SF1000000
8/4SF4000000
8/7@HOU3120000
8/10@SD4110000
Two Week Schedule
SEPTEMBER
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
15
SD
W10-5
16
NYM
W9-4
17
NYM
L1-6
18
NYM
L4-7
19
20
@LAD
L5-12
21
@LAD
9:10 pm
22
@LAD
4:10 pm
23
24
@SF
9:45 pm
25
@SF
9:45 pm
26
@SF
3:45 pm
27
MIL
8:10 pm
28
MIL
8:10 pm
Fantasy Points by Week
13

-1

0
0
0
15

2

8

17

0
10

4

8

6

7

-1

0
4

0
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Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2006COL21771220210131701 .370 .390 .260
2007COL671972243427295800 .330 .350 .218
2008COL10433350881865569200 .390 .505 .264
2009COL9328941661652437501 .344 .460 .228
2010COL611882037927304810 .318 .383 .197
2011COL11234551821455708963 .370 .414 .238
2012LAA792212753926296013 .332 .398 .240
2013LAA115325407311396810001 .358 .372 .225
2014LAA1083064177743549130 .373 .392 .252
2015LAA9227228511034418301 .293 .335 .188
2016SEA942952362724388300 .303 .329 .210
2017ARI8927238691743378700 .354 .511 .254
2018COL11029936671136508700 .345 .385 .224
2019COL521442032621185400 .311 .417 .222
Total 1197356344982014150257610241110 .345 .406 .230
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2006COLC21201471398031.000
2007COLC60543293012711 .997
2008COL3B10211001.000
2008COLC1009665760651041.000
2009COLC898760654259510 .992
2010COL1B3111101021.000
2010COL3B1000000 ---
2010COLC52494113733262 .985
2011COL1B20440001.000
2011COL3B1000000 ---
2011COLC1051058177338227 .998
2012LAAC78715324953523 .996
2013LAAC1131027817255156 .994
2014LAAC104927827443625 .997
2015LAA1B20550001.000
2015LAAC85806716244433 .996
2016SEAC93867697224252 .993
2017ARI3B1000000 ---
2017ARIC78706596173661 .991
2018COLC99837256922942 .994
2019COLC45373193001631 .991
Total  11321033822776335504452 .995
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2006COL403011121
2007COL836921533
2008COL222168221406
2009COL152133611134
2010COL617210424
2011COL171143425510
2012LAA618810204
2013LAA15012140228
2014LAA22012050833
2015LAA10091301111
2016SEA1409721204
2017ARI19013910603
2018COL131115317513
2019COL1006010139
Total 181111446369692983
Postseason Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2014LAA31011111200 .182 .400 .100
2017ARI2500000300 .000 .000 .000
2018COL4900000300 .000 .000 .000
Total 92411111800 .080 .167 .042
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2004 A-Asheville36121233851517272901 .454 .496 .314
2005 A-Modesto7426151721731158456112 .381 .490 .276
2005 AA-Tulsa19607143121181500 .329 .417 .233
2006AAA-Colo Sprngs471512353121322242900 .447 .503 .351
2006 AA-Tulsa4415638501021126242610 .418 .622 .321
2007AAA-Colo Sprngs165481630177600 .397 .407 .296
2009AAA-Colorado Springs4153520132600 .412 .667 .333
2010AAA-Colorado Springs Sky1763172270521101000 .447 .698 .349
2012AAA-Salt Lake Bees6223620023700 .360 .364 .273
Total 2639031732766183916715018923 .409 .520 .306
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-0/232
Birthdate:
4/8/1983
Age:
35
Hometown:
Providence, RI
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Colorado Rockies
College:
North Carolina
MLB Experience:
14