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Dodgers 2B in 2016 ? Peraza or Hernandez ?

Dodgers 2B in 2016 ? Peraza or Hernandez ?

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With the 2015 season over, the new order of business is looking at who is signed, who is resigning and what new players will be added to the roster. Taking Howie Kendrick out of the equation at 2B, let's look at who are the top canidates to play 2B for the Dodgers in 2016.

OFFENSIVE COMPARISON

JOSE PERAZA

Infielder

DRAFT YEAR: 2010

ROUND: Amateur Free Agent

AGE: 21

Position:

Height: 6-0

Weight: 180

THROWS: R

BATS: R

2015 MAJOR LEAGUE STATS

G: 7

AB: 22

H: 4

2B: 1

3B: 1

HR: 0

TB: 7

BB: 3

SO: 2

SB: 3

Swing has good point of impact and decent swing path. My concern is plate lean which leaves the inside part of plate vulnerable.

Total Base Production: SolidAverage

BB/SO RATIO: Solid Average

Launch Speed: 77 below league average

Launch Distance: 186 creates significant catchable fly balls

Launch Angle: 14 creates catchable fly balls but increases possile base runner advancement

Righty vs. Lefty: No Hits vs. Lefty

Daytime vs. Nighttime: No Hits at Day Games

Hove vs. Away: No Hits at Away Games

ENRIQUE “KIKI” HERNANDEZ

Utility IF OF

DRAFT YEAR: 2009

ROUND: 6th

AGE: 24

Position: 2B

Height: 5-11

Weight: 200

THROWS: R

BATS: R

2015 MAJOR LEAGUE STATS

G: 76

AB: 202

H: 62

2B: 12

3B: 2

HR: 7

TB: 99

BB: 11

SO: 46

SB: 0

Has a great swing with good balance and lateral time in swing path. Good point of impact and use of legs.

Total Base Production: Below Average

BB/SO RATIO: Below Average

Launch Speed: 91 above league average, solid contact speed

Launch Distance: 215 creates opportunity for catchable fly balls

Launch Angle: 7 creates line drives and reduces possile base runner advancement

Righty vs. Lefty: Solid Equal

Daytime vs. Nighttime: 1:3 Hits

Home vs. Away: Solid Equal


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