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2021: All Center Fielders, by TOP


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2021 Major-League Center Fielders, Batter-Performance Results

Note! Men are included in this list if they have played this position at all this season; that will include some men who have played it only infrequently.
Through games of Thursday, 15 April 2021.
All results are from true, unadjusted data.

Handedness Key:   + R   * L   # S

(You can also look up the stat definitions.)

Batters, listed in descending 2021 TOP order:

(or view batters sorted by name, or view only “regulars”—men meeting a minimum-PA criterion)


Each name is a click-on link to that man’s career stats.

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Player Team PA BA BABIP SA HA PF BBA KA OBA TBA TOP
Chris Owings + Rockies 17 0.533 0.615 1.133 0.471 2.125 0.118 0.118 0.588 1 6264
Byron Buxton + Twins 36 0.469 0.476 1.094 0.417 2.333 0.056 0.167 0.528 0.972 3425
Brandon Nimmo * Mets 36 0.464 0.650 0.571 0.361 1.231 0.222 0.222 0.583 0.444 3247
Ketel Marte # Diamondbacks 28 0.462 0.500 0.846 0.429 1.833 0.071 0.143 0.500 0.786 2493
Cedric Mullins * Orioles 49 0.442 0.563 0.651 0.388 1.474 0.122 0.204 0.510 0.571 2346
Mike Trout + Angels 53 0.381 0.522 0.762 0.302 2 0.208 0.283 0.509 0.604 2275
Akil Baddoo * Tigers 29 0.370 0.375 0.963 0.345 2.600 0.034 0.276 0.379 0.897 2010
Trent Grisham * Padres 23 0.316 0.273 0.842 0.261 2.667 0.174 0.217 0.435 0.696 1781
Mookie Betts + Dodgers 38 0.323 0.308 0.581 0.263 1.800 0.158 0.079 0.447 0.474 1581
Chris Taylor + Dodgers 40 0.290 0.389 0.548 0.225 1.889 0.175 0.275 0.450 0.425 1500
Tyler Naquin * Reds 39 0.265 0.200 0.735 0.231 2.778 0.103 0.231 0.359 0.641 1393
LaMonte Wade Jr * Giants 7 0.333 0.500 0.500 0.286 1.500 0.143 0.286 0.429 0.429 1289
Ramon Laureano + Athletics 40 0.306 0.370 0.500 0.275 1.636 0.050 0.200 0.375 0.450 1270
Starling Marte + Marlins 51 0.326 0.438 0.419 0.275 1.286 0.078 0.235 0.412 0.353 1246
Mark Canha + Athletics 56 0.277 0.324 0.489 0.232 1.769 0.125 0.196 0.393 0.411 1201
Chas McCormick + Astros 11 0.222 0.167 0.667 0.182 3 0 0.273 0.273 0.545 1122
Dylan Carlson # Cardinals 45 0.243 0.273 0.514 0.200 2.111 0.133 0.289 0.356 0.422 1095
Michael A. Taylor + Royals 39 0.324 0.370 0.514 0.308 1.583 0.051 0.205 0.359 0.487 1090
Aristides Aquino + Reds 14 0.231 0.167 0.769 0.214 3.333 0.071 0.357 0.286 0.714 1061
Player Team PA BA BABIP SA HA PF BBA KA OBA TBA TOP
Jorge Mateo + Padres 17 0.286 0.400 0.429 0.235 1.500 0.059 0.235 0.412 0.353 1051
Randal Grichuk + Blue Jays 48 0.310 0.353 0.476 0.271 1.538 0.104 0.167 0.375 0.417 1048
Brett Gardner * Yankees 27 0.286 0.400 0.381 0.222 1.333 0.185 0.222 0.407 0.296 952
Alex Verdugo * Red Sox 50 0.273 0.270 0.500 0.240 1.833 0.060 0.120 0.340 0.440 893
Manuel Margot + Rays 33 0.290 0.333 0.484 0.273 1.667 0.061 0.182 0.333 0.455 887
Wilmer Difo # Pirates 18 0.278 0.444 0.667 0.278 2.400 0 0.444 0.278 0.667 882
Jordan Luplow + Indians 26 0.217 0.214 0.522 0.192 2.400 0.115 0.269 0.308 0.462 792
Randy Arozarena + Rays 49 0.289 0.407 0.444 0.265 1.538 0.041 0.327 0.347 0.408 782
Tim Locastro + Diamondbacks 46 0.268 0.333 0.341 0.239 1.273 0.087 0.217 0.348 0.304 770
Austin Slater + Giants 39 0.212 0.353 0.394 0.179 1.857 0.154 0.385 0.333 0.333 763
Garrett Hampson + Rockies 51 0.233 0.303 0.279 0.196 1.200 0.118 0.235 0.314 0.235 681
Luis Robert + White Sox 54 0.245 0.314 0.408 0.222 1.667 0.074 0.259 0.296 0.370 676
Taylor Trammell * Mariners 40 0.156 0.300 0.375 0.125 2.400 0.200 0.500 0.325 0.300 665
Nick Senzel + Reds 37 0.250 0.296 0.313 0.216 1.250 0.135 0.135 0.351 0.270 631
Jake Marisnick + Cubs 14 0.250 0.500 0.250 0.214 1 0.143 0.429 0.357 0.214 564
Victor Robles + Nationals 38 0.194 0.300 0.258 0.158 1.333 0.132 0.289 0.342 0.211 557
Lorenzo Cain + Brewers 28 0.154 0.105 0.423 0.143 2.750 0.071 0.179 0.214 0.393 546
Cody Bellinger * Dodgers 21 0.211 0.286 0.368 0.190 1.750 0.095 0.238 0.286 0.333 521
Sam Hilliard * Rockies 27 0.120 0.077 0.440 0.111 3.667 0.074 0.370 0.185 0.407 478
Myles Straw + Astros 46 0.220 0.250 0.220 0.196 1 0.109 0.109 0.304 0.196 446
Player Team PA BA BABIP SA HA PF BBA KA OBA TBA TOP
Hunter Renfroe + Red Sox 28 0.192 0.200 0.346 0.179 1.800 0.036 0.214 0.214 0.321 438
AJ Pollock + Dodgers 38 0.229 0.320 0.286 0.211 1.250 0.079 0.263 0.289 0.263 433
Ian Happ # Cubs 44 0.143 0.182 0.229 0.114 1.600 0.159 0.273 0.295 0.182 423
Amed Rosario + Indians 27 0.208 0.263 0.250 0.185 1.200 0.111 0.185 0.296 0.222 419
Enrique Hernandez + Red Sox 52 0.208 0.250 0.313 0.192 1.500 0.038 0.231 0.250 0.288 417
Lane Thomas + Cardinals 10 0.222 0.333 0.222 0.200 1 0.100 0.300 0.300 0.200 400
Tommy Pham + Padres 53 0.143 0.162 0.143 0.113 1 0.151 0.113 0.302 0.113 399
Aaron Hicks # Yankees 44 0.179 0.231 0.282 0.159 1.571 0.091 0.273 0.273 0.250 375
Victor Reyes # Tigers 19 0.111 0.091 0.333 0.105 3 0.053 0.316 0.158 0.316 366
Eli White + Rangers 31 0.214 0.333 0.286 0.194 1.333 0.097 0.323 0.290 0.258 356
Dustin Fowler * Pirates 30 0.185 0.313 0.222 0.167 1.200 0.033 0.400 0.233 0.200 346
Kevin Pillar + Mets 13 0.182 0.200 0.182 0.154 1 0.077 0.077 0.308 0.154 341
Sam Haggerty # Mariners 19 0.158 0.133 0.316 0.158 2 0 0.158 0.158 0.316 339
Brett Phillips * Rays 16 0.143 0.200 0.286 0.125 2 0.063 0.313 0.188 0.250 336
Jackie Bradley Jr. * Brewers 41 0.154 0.227 0.308 0.146 2 0 0.390 0.195 0.293 330
Yonathan Daza + Rockies 12 0.250 0.375 0.250 0.250 1 0 0.333 0.250 0.250 319
Ender Inciarte * Braves 17 0.214 0.273 0.286 0.176 1.333 0.118 0.176 0.294 0.235 315
Jake Cave * Twins 41 0.167 0.261 0.194 0.146 1.167 0.098 0.317 0.268 0.171 308
Adam Haseley * Phillies 21 0.190 0.235 0.238 0.190 1.250 0 0.190 0.190 0.238 182
Mauricio Dubon + Giants 23 0.143 0.188 0.143 0.130 1 0.087 0.217 0.217 0.130 174
Player Team PA BA BABIP SA HA PF BBA KA OBA TBA TOP
Cristian Pache + Braves 31 0.133 0.235 0.200 0.129 1.500 0.032 0.419 0.161 0.194 142
Mike Tauchman * Yankees 8 0.143 0.250 0.143 0.125 1 0 0.375 0.125 0.125 126
JaCoby Jones + Tigers 23 0.136 0.214 0.182 0.130 1.333 0.043 0.348 0.174 0.174 123
Roman Quinn # Phillies 24 0.050 0.100 0.050 0.042 1 0.042 0.417 0.208 0.042 114
Leody Taveras # Rangers 34 0.094 0.176 0.094 0.088 1 0.029 0.441 0.147 0.088 54
Jonathan Davis + Blue Jays 13 0 0 0 0 --- 0.154 0.308 0.154 0 43
Anthony Alford + Pirates 23 0 0 0 0 --- 0.130 0.652 0.174 0 41
Ben Gamel * Indians 15 0 0 0 0 --- 0.200 0.400 0.200 0 34
Juan Lagares + Angels 7 0 0 0 0 --- 0 0.143 0 0 0
Kevin Kiermaier * Rays 11 0.091 0.143 0.091 0.091 1 0 0.364 0.091 0.091 0
Albert Almora + Mets 2 0 0 0 0 --- 0 0.500 0 0 0

For explanations of unconventional stats, see the Baseball Stats Definitions page.




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