Justin Bour, Infield, Miami Marlins, #48


Date of Birth: 5/28/1988
Birthplace: Washington, DC
College: George Mason University

Justin Bour, infielder for the Miami Marlins, was first drafted by the Chicago Cubs in 2009. He played in the Cubs' minor league system from 2009 through 2013. He was acquired by the Marlins in December, 2013. He split his time in 2014 between the Marlins and the minors.

Bour played in 646 games in the minor leagues from 2009 through 2014. During that time, he had 675 hits, 158 doubles, 92 home runs, 458 RBIs, and 485 strikeouts to 266 walks. As a first baseman, he made 346 assists, 418 double plays, 4,805 putouts, and 58 errors in 571 games.

Bour joined the Marlins for 39 games in 2014. He had 21 hits and a .284 batting average during that time.

In 2015, his first full season in the major leagues, Bour batted .262 with 107 hits, 20 doubles, 23 home runs, and 73 RBIs in 129 games. Defensively, as a first baseman, he made 47 assists, 106 double plays, 836 putouts, and 6 errors in 111 games.

Bour batted .264 in 90 games with the Marlins in 2016. He finished the season with 74 hits, 12 doubles, 15 home runs, and 51 RBIs. Defensively, as the Marlins' first baseman, he made 34 assists, 50 double plays, 544 putouts, and 3 errors.

Career batting statistics for Bour through 2016 include:

  • 258 games played
  • 202 hits
  • 135 RBIs
  • 176 strikeouts to 81 walks
  • .265 batting average

Career fielding statistics for Bour at first base through 2016 include:

  • 208 games played
  • 91 assists
  • 169 double plays
  • 1,496 putouts
  • 9 errors
  • .994 fielding percentage

Sources for Information
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