Jaff Decker

Jaff Decker

  • CF
  • B/T: L/L
  • 5' 9"/190
  • Age: 26

Jaff Decker Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.154 0 1 1 .384

Jaff Decker MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.162 1 4 1 .477

Jaff Decker Bio

  • Full Name: Jaff Kyle Decker
  • Pronunciation: Jeff
  • Born: 2/23/1990 in Phoenix, AZ
  • Draft: 2008, San Diego Padres, 1st rd. (42nd overall)
  • High School: Sunrise Mountain, Peoria, AZ
  • Debut: 6/20/2013
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
2016 Stats 52 1 8 0 1 1 .154 .211 .384
MLB Career Stats 111 12 18 1 4 1 .162 .252 .477
  • Status: Non-Roster Invitee

Jaff Decker Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Exit Velocity (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2016 Rays AL 57 35 83.17 206.45 -5.63 9.90 31.20
MLB Avg - - - - 89.57 218.07 1.45 9.97 --
Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Exit Velocity (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2016 Rays AL 57 35 83.17 206.45 -5.63 9.90 31.20
MLB Avg - - - - 89.57 218.07 1.45 9.97 --

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October 10, 2016 at 7:09 AM ET

Rays outright four players

The Tampa Bay Rays outrighted outfielder Jaff Decker, left-handers Dana Eveland and Justin Marks and infielder Juniel Querecuto to Triple-A Durham on Friday.

September 16, 2016 at 6:18 PM ET

Rays place Morrison on 60-day DL

The Rays placed first baseman Logan Morrison on the 60-day disabled list and selected outfielder Jaff Decker on Friday.

Awards

Jaff Decker Awards

AFL Player of the Week

Week Team League
10/17/2011 Peoria AFL

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2011 Peoria AFL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2010 San Diego NL
2011 San Diego NL

Baseball America Rookie All-Star

Year Team League
2008 AZL Padres AZL

TEX Player of the Week

Week Team League
04/18/2011 San Antonio TEX

CAL Player of the Week

Week Team League
08/16/2010 Lake Elsinore CAL

MID Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Fort Wayne MID

AZL Most Valuable Player

Year Team League
2008 AZL Padres AZL

AZL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 AZL Padres AZL

Jaff Decker Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 22, 2016 Oakland Athletics signed free agent CF Jaff Decker to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 22, 2016 OF Jaff Decker assigned to Nashville Sounds.
October 9, 2016 CF Jaff Decker elected free agency.
October 7, 2016 Tampa Bay Rays sent CF Jaff Decker outright to Durham Bulls.
September 16, 2016 Tampa Bay Rays selected the contract of CF Jaff Decker from Durham Bulls.
July 1, 2016 Tampa Bay Rays sent CF Jaff Decker outright to Durham Bulls.
June 29, 2016 Tampa Bay Rays designated LF Jaff Decker for assignment.
June 15, 2016 Tampa Bay Rays selected the contract of LF Jaff Decker from Durham Bulls.
February 4, 2016 LF Jaff Decker assigned to Durham Bulls.
January 26, 2016 Tampa Bay Rays signed free agent LF Jaff Decker to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
December 2, 2015 LF Jaff Decker elected free agency.
October 8, 2015 Pittsburgh Pirates activated LF Jaff Decker.
October 7, 2015 Pittsburgh Pirates reassigned LF Jaff Decker to the minor leagues.
September 1, 2015 Pittsburgh Pirates recalled LF Jaff Decker from Indianapolis Indians.
August 3, 2015 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned LF Jaff Decker to Indianapolis Indians.
July 17, 2015 Pittsburgh Pirates recalled Jaff Decker from Indianapolis Indians.
May 22, 2015 Indianapolis Indians activated LF Jaff Decker from the 7-day disabled list.
April 29, 2015 Indianapolis Indians placed LF Jaff Decker on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to April 27, 2015.
April 18, 2015 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned LF Jaff Decker to Indianapolis Indians.
April 9, 2015 Pittsburgh Pirates sent OF Jaff Decker on a rehab assignment to Indianapolis Indians.
April 5, 2015 Jaff Decker roster status changed by Pittsburgh Pirates.
October 2, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates activated LF Jaff Decker.
September 29, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates recalled Jaff Decker from Indianapolis Indians.
July 14, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned LF Jaff Decker to Indianapolis Indians.
July 10, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates recalled Jaff Decker from Indianapolis Indians.
May 15, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned LF Jaff Decker to Indianapolis Indians.
May 11, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates recalled Jaff Decker from Indianapolis Indians.
March 25, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned LF Jaff Decker to Indianapolis Indians.
November 25, 2013 San Diego Padres traded LF Jaff Decker and RHP Miles Mikolas to Pittsburgh Pirates for RF Alex Dickerson.
November 20, 2013 San Diego Padres designated Jaff Decker for assignment.
September 30, 2013 San Diego Padres recalled LF Jaff Decker from Tucson Padres.
August 26, 2013 San Diego Padres optioned Jaff Decker to Tucson Padres.
August 10, 2013 San Diego Padres recalled Jaff Decker from Tucson Padres.
June 22, 2013 San Diego Padres optioned Jaff Decker to Tucson Padres.
June 19, 2013 San Diego Padres recalled Jaff Decker from Tucson Padres.
June 14, 2013 San Diego Padres optioned Jaff Decker to Tucson Padres.
June 12, 2013 San Diego Padres recalled Jaff Decker from Tucson Padres.
March 15, 2013 San Diego Padres optioned Jaff Decker to Tucson Padres.
March 15, 2013 Jaff Decker roster status changed by Tucson Padres.
November 20, 2012 San Diego Padres selected the contract of Jaff Decker from San Antonio Missions.
September 25, 2012 Jaff Decker roster status changed by San Antonio Missions.
July 11, 2012 sent OF Jaff Decker on a rehab assignment to AZL Padres.
June 1, 2012 San Antonio Missions placed LF Jaff Decker on the 7-day disabled list.
December 21, 2011 San Diego Padres invited non-roster LF Jaff Decker to spring training.
April 5, 2011 LF Jaff Decker assigned to San Antonio Missions from Lake Elsinore Storm.
March 21, 2011 OF Jaff Decker assigned to San Diego Padres.
September 21, 2010 Jaff Decker roster status changed by Lake Elsinore Storm.
August 21, 2010 Lake Elsinore Storm placed OF Jaff Decker on the 7-day disabled list. broken left hand
May 13, 2010 OF Jaff Decker assigned to Lake Elsinore Storm from Padres Extended Spring Training.
April 4, 2010 Jaff Decker assigned to Padres Extended Spring Training from Fort Wayne TinCaps.
July 4, 2009 Fort Wayne TinCaps activated LF Jaff Decker from the 7-day disabled list.
June 21, 2009 Fort Wayne TinCaps placed LF Jaff Decker on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to June 20, 2009. Back soreness
April 23, 2009 LF Jaff Decker assigned to Fort Wayne TinCaps from Eugene Emeralds.

Jaff Kyle Decker Bio Info

Jaff Kyle Decker (first name is pronounced "Jeff")...Is a 2008 graduate of Sunrise Mountain High School in Peoria, AZ...Was named the Arizona state high school baseball player of the year his senior season... Named after his uncle, whose name was misspelled as "Jaff" on his birth certificate...His uncle kept and lived with the misspelling until he died while serving in the Army...The name was passed on to honor his late uncle... Participated in the Pirates annual team caravan and PirateFest event in December 2013.

2014

Began season with Triple-A Indianapolis and reached base safely in eight of his first 10 games thru 4/16...Hit first home run with the Indians on 5/5 at Scranton/WB...Went 9-for-15 (.600) over a fivegame stretch from 5/5-9...Was recalled by Pittsburgh on 5/11...Made first appearance with Pirates on 5/11; played final two innings in left field and flied out in his only at bat...Struck out as a pinch hitter on 5/13 at Milwaukee and grounded out as a pinch hitter on 5/14 at Milwaukee...Was optioned back to Indianapolis on 5/15...Hit a three-run homer on 5/17 at Gwinnett...Reached base safely in nine straight games from 5/22 thru 6/1, going 10-for-32 (.313) with six walks and a .421 OBP...Had season-high four hits and three doubles on 6/27 at Durham...Was recalled by Pittsburgh on 7/10 and went hitless in two at bats as a pinch hitter...Also played one inning in left field on 7/12 at Cincinnati...Was optioned back to Indy on 7/13...Batted .328 (21-for-64) in his final 20 Triple-A games, beginning on 8/3...Made 79 appearances in left field and 20 in center field while playing with Indianapolis.

2013

Spent majority of season with Tucson (Padres' AAA), where he made 66 appearances (59 starts) in center field, 39 appearances (37 starts) in right field and one start in left field (4/6)...Homered in first game on 4/4 at Salt Lake...Tallied lone triple on 5/31 vs. Fresno...Was recalled by San Diego on 6/12, but did not appear in a big league game before being optioned to Tucson on 6/14...Was recalled again on 6/19 when Everth Cabrera went on the disabled list...Made Major League debut on 6/20 vs. Los Angeles (NL) and walked as a pinch hitter; was also caught stealing...Also pinch-hit on 6/21 and reached base on an error before scoring a run...Was optioned to Tucson 6/21...Hit .322 (19-for-59) in 17 games during the month of June with Tucson and .340 (32-for-94) in 26 games the following month...Was recalled a third time by San Diego on 8/10...Collected first Major League hit - a solo home run - off Jhoulys Chacin on 8/12 at Colorado...Hit safely in back-to-back games on 8/12-13...Made a total of eight appearances (seven starts) in left field for the Padres during the month of August...Was optioned back to Tucson on 8/26 and went 3-for-19 with a homer in his final five Triple-A games.

2012 Spent the majority of the season with Double-A San Antonio, playing in just 47 games for the Missions, missing time due to a stint on the disabled list. Began the season with San Antonio and hit .184 (27-for-147) through 47 games before landing on the seven-day disabled list on 6/1 with a left foot injury. Played in nine games with Rookie-Level Peoria on a rehabilitation assignment from 7/11-23, before missing the remainder of the season. 2011 Saw his first time at Double-A, spending the entire season at San Antonio...Entered the season ranked the No. 7 prospect in the Padres organization by Baseball America...Set career highs in nearly every offensive category, including games played, hits, doubles, home runs, RBI, runs scored, walks and stolen bases...Led the Texas League in walks while also ranking among league leaders in RBI (3rd), runs scored (4th), doubles (7th) and home runs (8th). 2010 Named the No. 4 prospect in the Padres organization and best hitter for average by Baseball America. 2009 Spent the entire season at Single-A Fort Wayne, hitting .299 (107-for-358) in 104 games...entered the season ranked as the Padres No. 3 prospect according to Baseball America...Named the Class-A Player of the Year and listed as a First-Team All-Minor League Baseball outfielder by Baseball America...was the youngest player named to that list at 19 years old...Named to the Midwest League Mid-Season All-Star team...Led the league in OBP and OPS (.956)...ranked second in walks and slugging percentage, tied for sixth in home runs and ninth in batting average...OBP ranked fourth in all of minor league baseball. 2008 Spent the majority of his season at Rookie-level Peoria (49 games) also appearing in three games at Short-A Eugene...Most Valuable Player of the AZL, leading the league in runs, walks and OBP...finished second in the league in batting average.