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Ian HappTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Chicago Cubs MLB Years: 2017-2018
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

Positions2B-152, CF-99, LF-59, RF-37, 3B-4Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameIan Edward Happ
Height5-11Weight192BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 12,1994 [23.341]PlacePittsburgh,Pennsylvania
High SchoolMount Lebanon (Pittsburgh,PA)
CollegeUniversity of Cincinnati (Cincinnati,OH)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 1st round (9th overall) of the 2015 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$3,000,000Signing ScoutsDaniel CarteService Time0.142 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2016-MLB-#87 ... 2016-CHN-#3 ... 2017-MLB-#63 ... 2017-CHN-#2   [PIPE] 2016-MLB-#76 ... 2016-CHN-#3 ... 2017-MLB-#28 ... 2017-CHN-#2
MLB DebutMay 13,2017 [22.274]
OrganizationsCHN [4] Awards4Awards Voting1-1
TBC Player ID173395Retrosheet IDhappi001MLBAM ID664023
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (2B) in 2017 ... Led off the 2018 MLB season with a Home Run on the 1st pitch of the season
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed76Power95Contact36XBH88RBIs85Runs72Hitting77Durability71Team.485Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2013CincinnatiBigEastNCAA-1Fr5of18562054166131636255473220105.322.451.483.9349920255.357.161.488.41418.4312.550.682.3534.1730.30
2014CincinnatiAACNCAA-15of19511713255131527195323561100.322.443.497.9408519211.379.175.444.41715.1716.591.092.3734.2034.55
2015CincinnatiAACNCAA-1Col5of205619847731801444128494920304.369.492.6721.16413332252.428.303.571.48719.4419.441.005.5614.1443.84
2015Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-chn25cf202910626308141190232800112.283.408.491.8995213130.347.208.509.38817.6921.541.223.0826.5043.33
2015South Bend CubsMidwAchn2lf-rf203814524359352211173900303.241.315.448.7636517165.288.207.324.32710.3023.642.293.0329.0048.57
2015Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         672515065174933101406700415.259.356.466.82211730295.313.207.402.35413.5622.711.683.0527.8946.15
2016Myrtle Beach PelicansCaroA+chn52b21692403771163742103486910413.296.410.475.88511426293.381.179.408.38116.3823.551.442.3934.2936.62
2016Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn12b2165248356514083162206020405.262.318.415.73310322274.310.153.250.3167.3021.903.002.9231.0033.85
2016Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1344887213630315731656812930818.279.365.445.81021748567.344.166.328.35011.9922.751.902.6532.5335.29
2017Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn82b222610421316092521112700110.298.362.615.9776415116.319.317.433.4029.4823.282.457.7611.5648.39
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn8cf22115364629217324688439129424512.253.328.514.84218744413.316.261.379.3499.4431.233.315.8115.1747.83
2018Chicago CubsNLMLBchncf238223438601111126414510010084.256.379.453.83210623280.398.197.402.35516.0735.712.223.9321.2738.33
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1975981001522843594125842295241316.254.349.490.83929367693.346.236.388.00012.1233.042.735.0517.0944.08
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter227843143232537331312871192233013313.275.362.472.83439893978.332.197.363.00012.1722.801.873.3725.5540.09
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2610421316092521112700110.298.362.615.9776415116.319.317.433.0009.4823.282.457.7611.5648.39
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter65248356514083162206020405.262.318.415.73310322274.310.153.250.0007.3021.903.002.9231.0033.85
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter692403771163742103486910413.296.410.475.88511426293.381.179.408.00016.3823.551.442.3934.2936.62
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3814524359352211173900303.241.315.448.7636517165.288.207.324.00010.3023.642.293.0329.0048.57
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2910626308141190232800112.283.408.491.8995213130.347.208.509.00017.6921.541.223.0826.5043.33
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter163574120194442251075618128116101509.338.463.5521.01531771718.386.214.503.00017.8316.160.913.4822.9636.60
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1975981001522843594125842295241316.254.349.490.83929367693.346.236.388.00012.1233.042.735.0517.0944.08
Average MLB - Per 162 games162492821252332977104691884231113.254.349.490.83924155570.346.236.388.00012.1233.042.735.0517.0944.08
Average Minor - Per 162 games16260210216638524932058515920929.275.362.472.83428466698.332.197.363.00012.1722.801.873.3725.5540.09

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2015Eugene Emeralds NwstA-chn20CF28--432--45451.0001.61------2996.636.8
2015South Bend Cubs MidwAchn20LF14--291-130301.0002.14------3836.810.2
2015South Bend Cubs MidwAchn20RF12--22-1-2322.9571.83------3831.68.8
2015South Bend Cubs MidwAchn20CF7--20---20201.0002.86------3818.45.1
2016Myrtle Beach Pelicans CaroA+chn212B50--83119727209202.9674.04------6972.536.0
2016Myrtle Beach Pelicans CaroA+chn21LF6--11---11111.0001.83------698.74.3
2016Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn212B42--80130631216210.9725.00------6564.630.2
2016Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn21LF7--15-1-1615.9382.14------6510.85.0
2016Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn21RF7--813-129.7501.29------6510.85.0
2016Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn21CF4--8---881.0002.00------656.22.9
2017Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn222B16--27474147874.9494.63------2661.511.5
2017Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn22CF6--161--17171.0002.83------2623.14.3
2017Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn22RF4--10-1-1110.9092.50------2615.42.9
2017Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn22LF3--2---221.0000.67------2611.52.2
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22CF54413467732-8280.9761.480.23-----11547.033.3
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn222B44282603979213120118.9832.680.45-----11538.327.2
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22LF2911113141--15151.0000.520.13-----11525.217.9
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22RF148739---991.0000.640.12-----11512.28.6
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn223B411735-2881.0002.000.47-----1153.52.5
MLB Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF54413467732-8280.9761.480.23-----540.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B44282603979213120118.9832.680.45-----440.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF2911113141--15151.0000.520.13-----290.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF148739---991.0000.640.12-----140.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B411735-2881.0002.000.47-----40.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B16--27474147874.9494.63------160.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF6--161--17171.0002.83------60.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF4--10-1-1110.9092.50------40.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF3--2---221.0000.67------30.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B42--80130631216210.9725.00------420.00.0
AA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF7--813-129.7501.29------70.00.0
AA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF7--15-1-1615.9382.14------70.00.0
AA Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF4--8---881.0002.00------40.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B50--83119727209202.9674.04------500.00.0
A+ Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF6--11---11111.0001.83------60.00.0
A Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF14--291-130301.0002.14------140.00.0
A Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF12--22-1-2322.9571.83------120.00.0
A Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF7--20---20201.0002.86------70.00.0
A- Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF28--432--45451.0001.61------280.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2015Eugene Emeralds NwstA-chn20-------28---
2015South Bend Cubs MidwAchn20------14712--
2016Myrtle Beach Pelicans CaroA+chn21---50--6----
2016Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn21---42--747--
2017Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn22---16--364--
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22---44-4295414--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2013Harwich MarinersCape Cod LeagueCollege1839147224372522136144200402.293.345.469.8146914165.365.176.3208.4825.453.003.0329.4032.56
2014Harwich MarinersCape Cod LeagueCollege1943149254912142685253240202.329.433.503.9367517180.391.174.36213.8917.781.282.2237.2534.69
2016Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor2119721217412800152200000.236.368.403.77129787.313.167.37517.2425.291.472.3036.0041.18
2016Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2111000000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.00050.000.000.000.000.000.00
2017Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB222960923705212261710100.383.441.7501.191451268.462.367.4678.8225.002.837.3512.0052.17
2017Chicago CubsDiv SeriesMLB2223000000001200000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.33325.0050.002.000.000.000.00
2017Chicago CubsChamp. SeriesMLB2234010000000300000.250.250.250.5001041.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
2018Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2319531317317123161910001.321.400.8111.211431160.370.490.64210.0031.673.1711.677.5764.71
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs19721217412800152200000.236.368.403.77129787.313.167.37517.2425.291.472.3036.0041.18
Cape Cod League Totals - 2 yrs8229647921939482111397440604.311.391.486.87714431345.379.175.34111.3021.451.902.6132.8933.70
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs491142240101123353133620101.351.423.7721.1958823130.418.421.55310.0027.692.779.239.5057.50
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs23000000001200000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.33325.0050.002.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs34010000000300000.250.250.250.5001041.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2013Harwich MarinersCape Cod LeagueCollege18009.0010100001.0311002003.0027.000.000.0018.0009.00.000
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs009.0010100001.0311002003.0027.000.000.0018.0009.00.000

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
20131st Team College Freshman All-American (2B)1
20152nd Team College All-American (OF) ... Minor League Short-Season All-Star Team (OF)2
2017MLB All-Rookie Team (2B)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2017-05-13CFChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors22.274Team Roster on 2017-05-13
2017-05-07ofChicago CubsIowa (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list22.268Team Roster on 2017-05-07
2017-05-03ofChicago CubsIowa (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured22.264Team Roster on 2017-05-03
2017-04-06ofChicago CubsIowa (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Iowa (AAA)22.237Team Roster on 2017-04-06
2016-06-23ofChicago CubsTennessee (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tennessee (AA)21.315Team Roster on 2016-06-23
2016-04-07ofChicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)21.238Team Roster on 2016-04-07
2015-07-25ofChicago CubsSouth Bend (A)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to South Bend (A)20.347Team Roster on 2015-07-25
2015-06-19ofChicago CubsEugene (A-)-Minors--SIgned out of draft (Cincinnati)20.311Team Roster on 2015-06-19
* 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
2015Chicago Cubs-203,000,000-------3,000,000Signing Bonus out of 2015 Draft (1st round - 9th overall)
2017Chicago CubsTeam Payroll22535,0000.14281945-3,651,709535,0003,535,000
2018Chicago CubsTeam Payroll23570,000-53124344,360,045545,0004,105,000
* 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