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Rickie Weeks | Second Baseman

Team: Milwaukee Brewers
Age / DOB:  (32) / 9/13/1982
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 217
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Southern University
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Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports that the Cardinals are showing some interest in Rickie Weeks.
They like him as a right-handed bat off the bench and potentially as an alternative at first base. The market for Weeks has been pretty quiet so far, but he could have more appeal if he expresses a willingness to play the outfield. The 32-year-old batted .274/.357/.452 with eight home runs over 286 plate appearances in a part-time role with the Brewers this past season. Wed, Dec 10, 2014 08:25:00 AM

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Brewers declined 2B Rickie Weeks' $11.5 million option for 2015.

It's no surprise, of course, after Weeks lost his second base job to Scooter Gennett this season. He hit well in a part-time role, batting .274/.357/.452 with eight homers over 286 plate appearances. He's injury-prone and the big upside isn't there anymore, but Weeks is probably intriguing enough to land a starting job somewhere this winter.
Fri, Oct 31, 2014 10:30:00 AM

Rickie Weeks went 2-for-3 with a homer and a HBP against the Reds on Thursday.

He also committed two errors, so his bat barely made up for his glove today. Still, he has been very impressive offensively of late, hitting .319 with six doubles and five homers in 69 at-bats since the beginning of August. It should be good enough to make him a regular for some other team next year.
Thu, Sep 25, 2014 04:00:00 PM

Rickie Weeks finished 2-for-3 with a walk and an RBI single as the Brewers nailed down a 5-0 win against the Reds on Wednesday.

The Brewers haven't given Weeks a whole lot of playing time this season, but he has put up solid numbers nonetheless. He's hitting .267/.344/.436 with seven home runs and 27 RBI in 273 plate appearances. Weeks' option for 2015 won't vest, so he'll likely head elsewhere in the off-season.
Wed, Sep 24, 2014 10:32:00 PM

Rickie Weeks launched a solo homer Friday against the Pirates.

His fifth-inning solo shot gave the Brewers some insurance, but Jonathan Broxton coughed up the lead in the eighth inning. Weeks has been productive in a platoon role this season, batting .257/.335/.430 with seven home runs and 26 RBI over 114 games.
Fri, Sep 19, 2014 10:43:00 PM

Rickie Weeks hit a pinch-hit solo home run and walked in three plate appearances in Thursday's loss to the Cardinals.

Weeks pinch-hit for Scooter Gennett in the sixth inning and went deep against Marco Gonzales for his sixth home run of the season. The second baseman has only started one game since August 26 despite having decent numbers -- he's slashing .263/.341/.429 with 25 RBI in 252 plate appearances.
Fri, Sep 5, 2014 12:07:00 AM

Rickie Weeks homered Wednesday to extend his hitting streak to six games.

Weeks has exactly one hit in each of the six games, but he also has only 16 at-bats in the six games, so that's still pretty good. Plus, he has two homers, two doubles and three walks. He's currently hitting a very respectable .258/.338/.414 for the season. If he keeps it up, he won't have any trouble landing a starting job as a free agent this winter.
Wed, Aug 13, 2014 11:52:00 PM

Rickie Weeks clubbed a three-run homer in a 9-3 win over the Dodgers on Friday.

Weeks drew a walk as a pinch-hitter and came around to score in the seventh inning and put the game away with his homer in the eighth. It was his first home run against a right-handed pitcher this season. The 31-year-old is now batting .257/.340/.398 with four homer and 20 RBI over 91 games overall while primarily playing against left-handed pitching.
Sat, Aug 9, 2014 01:11:00 AM

Rickie Weeks went 0-for-3 against the Rays on Monday to halt his hitting streak at seven games.

Weeks has gotten to play regularly of late with Scooter Gennett hurt, and he's been taking advantage, with eight hits, three doubles and three walks in 25 at-bats since the break. Gennett did return tonight, but since the game was in an AL park, Weeks was able to DH. He might sit tomorrow against Alex Cobb, but he'll be in Wednesday's lineup versus David Price.
Mon, Jul 28, 2014 10:04:00 PM

Rickie Weeks went 3-for-5 with a double and a solo home run in Thursday's win over the Rockies.

Weeks went deep for the third time this season, victimizing Christian Friedrich with a home run to lead off the ballgame. The second baseman has played sparingly, but has a respectable .276/.341/.423 slash line with 15 RBI in 135 plate appearances on the year.
Fri, Jun 27, 2014 12:14:00 AM

Rickie Weeks will hit leadoff Thursday against the Mets.

Weeks is getting the start at second base over Scooter Gennett with left-hander Jon Niese on the hill for New York. Meanwhile, the struggling Jean Segura is in the No. 8 spot for the third straight game.
Thu, Jun 12, 2014 04:53:00 PM

Rickie Weeks went 3-for-4 with two RBI and three runs scored against the Cubs on Friday.

Weeks had just two hits in 17 at-bats over his last nine games. While it looked like he could push Scooter Gennett for playing time earlier this month, he's still only starting against southpaws. That severely limits his upside in fantasy leagues.
Sat, May 31, 2014 12:19:00 AM

Rickie Weeks went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Sunday's loss to the Cubs.

Weeks took Travis Wood deep in the fifth inning to bring the Brewers back in the game with a 4-2 deficit. In limited playing time, Weeks has two homers and a .351/.403/.509. He has started five games in the last eight games and should earn more time based on his performance.
Sun, May 18, 2014 05:13:00 PM

Rickie Weeks went 3-for-4 with a homer and a double Thursday in the Brewers' 4-3 defeat of the Pirates.

Khris Davis had the game-winning hit in the bottom of the ninth. Weeks is now 13-for-20 this month, raising his average from .188 all of the way up to .365. He should be earning himself more playing time in the process, but we'll see if that materializes.
Thu, May 15, 2014 04:28:00 PM

Rickie Weeks went 3-for-5 with two RBI in a win over the Yankees on Sunday.

Weeks had an RBI single in the third inning and added an RBI groundout in the sixth. He's shown a pulse at the plate in recent days, going 5-for-9 with all three of his RBI in the past two days. With Scooter Gennett also hitting well it may be a short-lived appearance for Weeks, who has said he won't move to left field in order to get more playing time.
Sun, May 11, 2014 07:27:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Jonathan Lucroy
2Martin Maldonado
3Juan Centeno
4Nevin Ashley
1B1Adam Lind
2Matt Clark
2B1Scooter Gennett
2Elian Herrera
SS1Jean Segura
2Luis Sardinas
3Hector Gomez
4Yadiel Rivera
3B1Aramis Ramirez
2Jason Rogers
3Luis Jimenez
4Pete Orr
LF1Khris Davis
2Gerardo Parra
3Logan Schafer
CF1Carlos Gomez
2Bryan Petersen
RF1Ryan Braun
2Shane Peterson
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Kyle Lohse
2Matt Garza
3Wily Peralta
4Mike Fiers
5Jimmy Nelson
6Taylor Jungmann
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jonathan Broxton
2Will Smith
3Tyler Thornburg
4Jim Henderson
5Brandon Kintzler
6Jeremy Jeffress
7Rob Wooten
8Wei-Chung Wang
9David Goforth
10Corey Knebel
11Michael Strong
12John Ely
13Brent Leach