Andy LaRoche Third Base

     
 

Born: September 13, 1983
Fort Scott, KS
Height: 6-1
Weight: 195
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Drafted: 39th round, 2003 by LAD
How Acquired: Minor league free agent (June 2012)
College: Grayson County (TX)
High School: Fort Scott (KS)

Photo © Kelly O'Connor

Signed with NY Mets (Feb. 2013)

Scouting Report
: Tripe-A insurance infielder. Can get hot with the bat, has had some really nice stretches on offense, but not consistently.  Below-average contact, adequate plate discipline, slightly below-average power. Strong arm, glove and footwork are below-average.
 

 
   
    Career Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb bb so sb cs avg obp slg ops
  2003 Ogden Pio Rk LAD 19 6 19 1 4 1 0 0 5 5 1 4 0 0 0.211 0.238 0.263 0.501
  2004 Columbus SAL A LAD 20 65 244 52 69 20 0 13 42 128 29 30 12 5 0.283 0.375 0.525 0.900
  2004 Vero Beach FSL A+ LAD 20 62 219 26 52 13 0 10 34 95 17 42 2 3 0.237 0.295 0.434 0.729
  2005 Vero Beach FSL A+ LAD 21 63 249 54 83 14 1 21 51 162 19 38 6 1 0.333 0.380 0.651 1.031
  2005 Jacksonville Sou AA LAD 21 64 227 41 62 12 0 9 43 101 32 54 2 2 0.273 0.367 0.445 0.812
  2006 Jacksonville Sou AA LAD 22 62 230 42 71 13 0 9 46 111 41 32 6 3 0.309 0.419 0.483 0.902
  2006 Las Vegas PCL AAA LAD 22 55 202 35 65 14 1 10 35 111 25 32 3 2 0.322 0.400 0.550 0.950
  2007 Las Vegas PCL AAA LAD 23 73 265 55 82 18 1 18 48 156 39 42 2 2 0.309 0.399 0.589 0.988
  2007 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 23 35 93 16 21 5 0 1 10 29 20 24 2 1 0.226 0.365 0.312 0.677
  2008 Jacksonville Sou AA LAD 24 6 22 5 7 1 0 0 1 8 3 6 1 0 0.318 0.400 0.364 0.764
  2008 Las Vegas PCL AAA LAD 24 39 123 35 36 3 0 5 28 54 37 14 2 1 0.293 0.452 0.439 0.891
  2008 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 24 27 59 6 12 1 0 2 6 19 10 7 0 0 0.203 0.319 0.322 0.641
  2008 Pittsburgh NL MLB Pit 24 49 164 11 25 4 0 3 12 38 14 30 2 0 0.152 0.227 0.232 0.459
  2009 Pittsburgh NL MLB Pit 25 150 524 64 135 29 5 12 64 210 50 84 3 1 0.258 0.330 0.401 0.731
  2010 Pittsburgh NL MLB Pit 26 102 247 26 51 8 0 4 16 71 19 43 1 1 0.206 0.268 0.287 0.555
  2011 Sacramento PCL AAA Oak 27 54 197 24 50 12 0 4 27 74 19 24 3 2 0.254 0.335 0.376 0.711
  2011 Oakland AL MLB Oak 27 40 93 10 23 6 1 0 5 31 8 19 0 0 0.247 0.320 0.333 0.653
  2012 Columbus IL AAA Cle 28 46 145 18 34 5 0 5 16 54 20 28 0 0 0.234 0.327 0.372 0.699
  2012 Pawtucket IL AAA Bos 28 96 327 41 82 20 0 12 41 138 38 52 1 1 0.251 0.335 0.422 0.757
  2013 Buffalo IL AAA Tor 29 104 365 45 99 21 1 12 51 158 37 55 4 4 0.271 0.339 0.433 0.772
  2013 Toronto AL MLB Tor 29 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
  2014 Buffalo IL AAA Tor 30 60 202 25 50 15 0 5 29 80 16 33 0 0 0.248 0.309 0.396 0.705
   
  Additional Player Info  
  Pronunciation: ---
First Pro Contract:
August 14, 2003 (LAD)
Signing Bonus: N/A
MiLB Debut: August 21, 2003 (Ogden)
Added to 40-man: -
MLB Debut:
May 6, 2007 (LAD)
     
  Awards
Florida State League Player of the Week (April 24, 2005)
2005 Florida State League All-Star
2005 Futures Game Selection
2005 Florida State League Post-Season All-Star
2005 Baseball America High-A All-Star
SoxProspects.com Awards
SoxProspects.com Player of the Week (August 13-19, 2012)

 

  

 
 

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