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Shed Long

Shed Long

2B | B/T: L/R | 5' 8" 184 | Age: 24
Draft: 2013 (Rd: 12, #375, Cincinnati Reds) - Jacksonville (AL) HS
Birmingham, AL USA
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Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2019 168 152 21 40 5 15 3 .263 .333 .454 .787
1 Season 168 152 21 40 5 15 3 .263 .333 .454 .787
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2019 .263 5 15 3 .787
1 Season .263 5 15 3 .787

Standard MLB Batting Statistics

SeasonTmLGGPAABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSHBPAVGOBPSLGOPS
2019 SEA AL 42 168 152 21 40 12 1 5 15 16 40 3 3 0 .263 .333 .454 .787
*: All Star Season, Rankings AL/NL: Top 5 10 15 20      Click for Chart.

Advanced MLB Batting Statistics

SeasonTmLGPATBLOBSACSFBABIPXBHGIDPGIDPONPP/PAK/PAHR/PABB/KISOROEWO
2019 SEA AL 168 69 67 0 0 .327 18 1 16 662 3.94 .238 .030 .400 .191 .191 0

Scouting Report

Scouting grades: Hit: 50 | Power: 50 | Run: 50 | Arm: 50 | Field: 45 | Overall: 45

Long began his professional career with the Reds as a catcher, with the Jacksonville, Fla., native spending his first two summers of pro ball at rookie levels behind the plate after being a 12th-round Draft pick in 2013. The combination of raw defensive skills and advanced abilities at the plate led the Reds to move Long to second base and he hit his way up to Double-A, not to mention the 40-man roster following the 2017 season. He was part of the package for Sonny Gray sent to the Yankees, who then turned around and dealt him to the Mariners for outfield prospect Josh Stowers.

The Mariners believe in Long's bat and see him as the second baseman of the future in the organization. Compact and strong, he's shown a consistent ability to drive the ball from the left side of the plate, with quick hands generating the bat speed for solid power numbers. There will always be some swing and miss to his game, but he also draws a fair amount of walks. While far from a burner, he's a very good baserunner who has the ability to steal some bases.

The biggest question about Long is his glove, which has been fringy at best. Getting to work with infield instructor Perry Hill and veteran Dee Gordon should help him maximize his defensive value and enhance the chances he can live up to those expectations as a big league regular.


Statcast - Batting

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON Hard Hit % K % BB %
2019 662 112 7 6.3 87.6 10.6 .208 .319 .337 .270 .307 35.8 23.8 9.5
ALL 662 112 7 6.3 87.6 10.6 .208 .319 .337 .270 .307 35.8 23.8 9.5
MLB 40553 6.3 87.5 11.2 .251 .408 .318 .318 .371 34.5 21.7 8.3

Transactions

Team Date Transaction
09/03/2019 Seattle Mariners recalled 2B Shed Long from Tacoma Rainiers.
08/30/2019 Tacoma Rainiers activated 2B Shed Long from the 7-day injured list.
07/12/2019 Tacoma Rainiers placed 2B Shed Long on the 7-day injured list.
07/11/2019 Tacoma Rainiers activated 2B Shed Long from the 7-day injured list.
07/03/2019 Tacoma Rainiers placed 2B Shed Long on the 7-day injured list.
06/14/2019 Seattle Mariners optioned 2B Shed Long to Tacoma Rainiers.
05/21/2019 Seattle Mariners recalled Shed Long from Tacoma Rainiers.
05/15/2019 Seattle Mariners optioned 2B Shed Long to Tacoma Rainiers.
05/10/2019 Seattle Mariners recalled Shed Long from Tacoma Rainiers.
03/11/2019 Seattle Mariners optioned Shed Long to Tacoma Rainiers.
01/21/2019 New York Yankees traded RHP Sonny Gray and LHP Reiver Sanmartin to Cincinnati Reds for 2B Shed Long and Future Considerations.
01/21/2019 Seattle Mariners traded OF Josh Stowers to New York Yankees for 2B Shed Long.
10/01/2018 Cincinnati Reds recalled 2B Shed Long from Chattanooga Lookouts.
03/09/2018 Cincinnati Reds optioned Shed Long to Pensacola Blue Wahoos.
11/20/2017 Cincinnati Reds selected the contract of Shed Long from Pensacola Blue Wahoos.
08/29/2017 Pensacola Blue Wahoos activated 2B Shed Long from the 7-day disabled list.
08/08/2017 Pensacola Blue Wahoos placed 2B Shed Long on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to August 6, 2017.
06/22/2017 2B Shed Long assigned to Pensacola Blue Wahoos from Daytona Tortugas.
04/03/2017 2B Shed Long assigned to Daytona Tortugas from Louisville Bats.
03/29/2017 2B Shed Long assigned to Louisville Bats from Daytona Tortugas.
03/24/2017 2B Shed Long assigned to Cincinnati Reds.
07/27/2016 2B Shed Long assigned to Daytona Tortugas from Dayton Dragons.
07/03/2016 2B Shed Long assigned to Daytona Tortugas.
08/03/2015 Dayton Dragons activated 2B Shed Long from the 7-day disabled list.
07/22/2015 Dayton Dragons placed C Shedric Long on the 7-day disabled list.
06/11/2015 C Shedric Long assigned to Dayton Dragons from Billings Mustangs.
03/09/2015 C Shedric Long assigned to Cincinnati Reds.
06/14/2014 C Shedric Long assigned to Billings Mustangs from AZL Reds.
06/20/2013 C Shedric Long assigned to AZL Reds.
06/19/2013 Cincinnati Reds signed C Shedric Long.