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Scott Van Slyke | Outfielder

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (28) / 7/24/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 220
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Scott Van Slyke went 2-for-4 with a double and a pair of RBI in Wednesday's 5-2 win against the Mariners.
Employing a career .259/.351/.472 hitter as your fifth outfielder must make GM Farhan Zaidi and President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman, formerly of the penny-pinching A's and Rays, respectively, giggle behind closed doors. Van Slyke, who hit .317/.396/.537 this spring, is an underrated platoon weapon, slashing 315/.415/.630 with eight bombs against lefties in 108 at-bats last year. He's not exactly helpless against righties either, hitting .279/.354/.413 against them in 2014 (right-hander Taijuan Walker was on the hill tonight in Van Slyke's first 2015 start). Van Slyke would garner 400-plus plate appearances on a handful of teams, but Zaidi and Friedman are content to continue letting him chew bubblegum and murder southpaws as matchups dictate. Apr 16 - 1:52 AM

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Career Stats
YearTMGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
2012LA275492027421410.167.196.315.511
2013LA53129318071913203711.240.342.465.807
2014LA9821263131112932287142.297.386.524.910
Career Totals:1783951032312055495012263.261.348.476.824

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yasmani Grandal
2A.J. Ellis
1B1Adrian Gonzalez
2B1Howie Kendrick
2Alex Guerrero
SS1Jimmy Rollins
3B1Juan Uribe
2Justin Turner
LF1Carl Crawford
2Scott Van Slyke
CF1Joc Pederson
RF1Yasiel Puig
2Andre Ethier
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Clayton Kershaw
2Zack Greinke
3Hyun-Jin Ryu
4Brandon McCarthy
5Brett Anderson
6Brandon Beachy
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Kenley Jansen
2Joel Peralta
3Chris Hatcher
4J.P. Howell
5Brandon League
6Paco Rodriguez
7Pedro Baez
8Juan Nicasio
9Yimi Garcia
10Carlos Frias
11Chris Withrow