Jake Marisnick, Outfield, Houston Astros, #6


Date of Birth: 3/30/1991
Birthplace: Riverside, California
Current Salary: $1,100,000

Jake Marisnick, outfielder for the Houston Astros, was originally drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in 2009. After two years in the Blue Jays' minor league system, they traded him to the Miami Marlins in November, 2012.

Marisnick joined the Marlins for 40 games in 2013. He batted just .183 with 20 hits during that time. On July 31, 2014, the Marlins traded him to the Astros. In 14 games with the Marlins and 51 games with the Astros in 2014, he had 55 hits and a .249 batting average.

Marisnick played in 133 games with the Astros in 2015. He finished the season with 80 hits, 15 doubles, 24 stolen bases, 36 RBIs, and a .236 batting average. Defensively, as a center fielder in 99 games, he made 202 putouts and 3 errors. He batted .429 in 7 at-bats in 4 postseason games and he had 3 hits, including a double.

In 2016, Marisnick batted .209 in 118 games. Defensively, as the Astros' center fielder in 74 games, he made 160 putouts and 1 error.

Career batting statistics for Marisnick through 2016 include:

  • 356 games played
  • 215 hits
  • 81 RBIs
  • 282 strikeouts to 48 walks
  • .225 batting average

Career fielding statistics for Marisnick as a center fielder through 2016 include:

  • 235 games played
  • 533 putouts
  • 4 errors
  • .993 fielding percentage

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Jake Marisnick
ESPN - Jake Marisnick
Baseball Reference - Jake Marisnick