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Nolan FontanaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Free Agent since 2018 MLB Years: 2017-2018
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

PositionsSS-387, 2B-155, 3B-60, LF-1, DH-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameNolan David Fontana
Height5-11Weight190BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJune 6,1991 [27.163]PlaceRichardson,Texas
High SchoolWest Orange (Winter Garden,FL)
CollegeUniversity of Florida (Gainesville,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (61st overall) of the 2012 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$875,000Signing ScoutsJohn MartinService Time0.040 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2013-HOU-#10
MLB DebutMay 22,2017 [25.351]
OrganizationsHOU [5] ANA [2] Awards1
TBC Player ID157897Retrosheet IDfontn001MLBAM ID545337
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Player Notes:   Member of the 2010-2011 United States National Baseball team
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed68Power66Contact39XBH77RBIs40Runs48Hitting39Durability63Team.551Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010FloridaSECNCAA-1Fr4ss19632165662152323115532962704.287.429.417.8469020284.309.130.403.38218.6610.210.551.0672.0032.26
2011FloridaSECNCAA-1So4ss20712565774125549645230911903.289.414.434.84811122337.300.145.355.37615.438.900.581.4851.2029.73
2012FloridaSECNCAA-1Jr4ss21662435969101930131482749301.284.406.444.85010820307.286.160.407.37615.648.790.562.9327.0028.99
2012Lexington LegendsSALAhou14ss2149151373491225122654432103.225.464.338.8025112222.302.113.609.38029.2819.820.680.9075.5035.29
2013Lancaster JethawksCalifA+hou5ss221043868810018686016510210035316.259.415.399.81415432499.327.140.433.36820.4420.040.981.6048.2532.00
2014Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou42b-ss23662293360211126586176211200.262.418.376.7948623305.383.114.367.36520.0024.921.250.33229.0038.33
2015Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAhou9ss-2b2411736156872163406117499312601.241.369.357.72612930456.317.116.307.32716.2321.711.340.66120.3334.48
2016Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou42b2510364104004108500021.278.409.389.79814444.323.111.361.34218.1811.360.630.000.0040.00
2016Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAhou4ss251063593570150327433210857402.195.268.262.5309418407.266.067.159.2407.8626.543.380.74119.6725.71
2016Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1163953980190331534011357423.203.282.273.55510822451.272.070.177.2508.8725.062.830.67131.6727.50
2017Salt Lake BeesPCLAAAana4ss2610536182982641051142759738623.271.396.449.84516240453.338.178.418.36516.5621.411.292.2136.1040.82
2017Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana49ss261220110011113800001.050.174.200.3744123.000.150.300.17613.0434.782.674.3520.00100.00
2018Salt Lake BeesPCLAAAana2745145273411332441403812301.234.397.414.8116017191.290.180.476.35920.9419.900.951.5748.3350.00
2018Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana1627811110011001600000.091.167.364.5314112.000.273.364.2278.3350.006.008.3311.00100.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter20312200221141400001.065.171.258.4298235.000.193.323.00011.4340.003.505.7115.50100.00
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter602202836249312521302576232457567204725517.243.383.370.7537501762577.318.127.367.00017.7322.001.241.1667.6035.70
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3731226200289731319142281722134212291927.236.353.363.7164451051507.305.127.316.00014.6622.691.551.2664.5336.33
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter762653770251130686981211221.264.417.377.79410027349.373.113.366.00019.7723.211.170.29265.0038.57
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1043868810018686016510210035316.259.415.399.81415432499.327.140.433.00020.4420.040.981.6048.2532.00
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter49151373491225122654432103.225.464.338.8025112222.302.113.609.00029.2819.820.680.9075.5035.29
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2007151722053781710230101538619221908.287.416.432.84830962928.298.145.387.00016.499.270.561.8342.0630.24
Los Angeles Angels Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter20312200221141400001.065.171.258.4298235.000.193.323.00011.4340.003.505.7115.50100.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1622511616001616883211300008.065.171.258.4296516284.000.193.323.00011.4340.003.505.7115.50100.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16254697133346869179123153513715.243.383.370.75320247693.318.127.367.00017.7322.001.241.1667.6035.70

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2012Lexington Legends SALAhou21SS48--92135633233227.9744.73------4998.034.8
2013Lancaster Jethawks CalifA+hou22SS95--1162561939391372.9513.92------10491.367.9
2014Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou232B41--75104624185179.9684.37------6662.129.3
2014Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou23SS25--3782119120119.9924.76------6637.917.9
2015Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAhou24SS57--62123422189185.9793.25------11748.739.9
2015Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAhou242B31--4179310123120.9763.87------11726.521.7
2015Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAhou243B29--17552-7472.9732.48------11724.820.3
2015Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAhou24LF1--3---331.0003.00------1170.90.7
2016Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou25SS9--832-640401.0004.44------1090.06.4
2016Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAhou25SS77--881991041297287.9663.73------10672.653.8
2016Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAhou252B27--4383210128126.9844.67------10625.518.9
2017Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana26SS40--64106528175170.9714.25------10538.128.2
2017Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana262B37--6692-271581581.0004.27------10535.226.1
2017Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana263B29--14662108280.9762.76------10527.620.4
2017Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana262B9549415-419191.0002.110.39-----1275.05.6
2017Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana26DH1---------------128.30.6
2018Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana27SS34--4782413133129.9703.79------4575.624.5
2018Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana272B7--1213-425251.0003.57------4515.65.0
2018Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana272B3-913--441.0001.330.44-----837.51.9
2018Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana27SS2114331276.8573.000.43-----825.01.2
2018Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana273B2-511--221.0001.000.40-----825.01.2
MLB Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B12558518-423231.0001.920.40-----120.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2-511--221.0001.000.40-----20.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS2114331276.8573.000.43-----20.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 4 season(s)-   SS208--26151023104794771.9713.71------2080.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 4 season(s)-   2B102--162267551434429.9884.21------1020.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B58--31121410156152.9742.62------580.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF1--3---331.0003.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B41--75104624185179.9684.37------410.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS34--45114125160159.9944.68------340.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS95--1162561939391372.9513.92------950.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS48--92135633233227.9744.73------480.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2012Lexington Legends SALAhou21----48------
2013Lancaster Jethawks CalifA+hou22----95------
2014Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou23---4125------
2015Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAhou24---3157291----
2016Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou25----9------
2016Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAhou25---2777------
2017Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana26---374029-----
2017Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana26---9------1
2018Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana27---734------
2018Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana27---322-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2013Peoria JavelinasArizona Fall LgMinor22185486200101131600000.111.284.148.4328267.158.037.25919.4023.881.230.000.0033.33
2013Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB2233100000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2014Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB2346131113000100000.500.5001.5002.000936.5001.0001.0000.0016.670.0016.676.00100.00
2015Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB241412210001003600000.083.267.083.3501015.167.000.25020.0040.002.000.000.000.00
2016Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB251319420001004500000.105.261.105.3662023.143.000.21117.3921.741.250.000.000.00
2017Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26234511142219328501000.311.415.511.92623554.333.200.40014.819.260.631.8545.0035.71
2018Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB271015231102002600000.200.294.400.6946217.333.200.33311.7635.293.000.000.0066.67
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs185486200101131600000.111.284.148.4328267.158.037.25919.4023.881.230.000.0033.33
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs6710021234421632172301000.230.342.410.7524110118.280.180.36014.4119.491.351.6950.0043.48

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
20101st Team College Freshman All-American (SS)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-09-04IFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Angels27.090  
2018-06-28IFLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA)27.022Team Roster on 2018-06-28
2018-06-27IFLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Salt Lake (AAA)27.021Team Roster on 2018-06-27
2018-06-16IFLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA)27.010Team Roster on 2018-06-16
2018-06-08IFLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Salt Lake (AAA)27.002Team Roster on 2018-06-08
2018-04-07IFLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA)26.306Team Roster on 2018-04-07
2018-03-31IFLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Salt Lake (AAA)26.299Team Roster on 2018-03-31
2018-03-23IFLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA)26.291Team Roster on 2018-03-23
2017-09-01IFLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Salt Lake (AAA)26.087Team Roster on 2017-09-01
2017-08-01IFLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list26.056Team Roster on 2017-08-01
2017-07-27IFLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Injured26.051Team Roster on 2017-07-27
2017-06-01IFLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA)25.361Team Roster on 2017-06-01
2017-05-22IFLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Salt Lake (AAA)25.351Team Roster on 2017-05-22
2017-04-06IFLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA)25.305Team Roster on 2017-04-06
2016-07-25IFHouston AstrosFresno (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Fresno (AAA)25.049Team Roster on 2016-07-25
2016-07-14IFHouston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Corpus Christi (AA)25.038Team Roster on 2016-07-14
2016-04-07IFHouston AstrosFresno (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Fresno (AAA)24.306Team Roster on 2016-04-07
2015-11-26IFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors24.173Team Roster on 2015-11-26
2015-04-09IFHouston AstrosFresno (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Fresno (AAA)23.308Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2014-09-29IFHouston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list23.115Team Roster on 2014-09-29
2014-06-24IFHouston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured23.018Team Roster on 2014-06-24
2014-04-12IFHouston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Corpus Christi (AA)22.311Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2013-06-04IFHouston AstrosLancaster (A+)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL21.364Team Roster on 2013-06-04
2013-05-17IFHouston AstrosLancaster (A+)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured21.346Team Roster on 2013-05-17
2013-04-09IFHouston AstrosLancaster (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Lancaster (A+)21.308Team Roster on 2013-04-09
2012-07-05IFHouston AstrosLexington (A)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Lexington (A)21.029Team Roster on 2012-07-05
2012-06-26IFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned out of draft21.020Team Roster on 2012-06-26
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2012Houston Astros-21875,000-------875,000Signing Bonus out of 2012 Draft (2nd round - 61st overall)
2017Los Angeles AngelsTeam Payroll26535,0000.0481950-3,651,709535,0001,410,000
2018Los Angeles AngelsTeam Payroll27545,000-72930-4,360,045545,0001,955,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red