22. Dee Strange-Gordon

22. Dee Strange-Gordon
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: April 22, 1988 in Windermere, FL USA
  • Weight: 166 lbs.
  • Height: 5'11"
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: R
  • Debut: June 06, 2011
  • Final Game: September 26, 2020
  • Gold Glove - 2015
  • Silver Slugger - 2015
  • MVP - 2014
  • MVP - 2015
 
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The Marlins aren't known for trading for All-Stars, but in a seven-player deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers after the 2014 Season, Dee Strange-Gordon, a reigning All-Star, was sent to South Beach.

Strange-Gordon's first year as a Marlin was his best in the sport.  Not only did he repeat as a National League All-Star, the Second Baseman won the Batting Title (.333) and was the top leadoff man in the league.  Strange-Gordon led the NL in Hits (204) and Stolen Bases (58), and while his power numbers were light, he was still awarded the Silver Slugger.  Throw in the Gold Glove, and you have one hell of a year!

Strange-Gordon might have answered where this league came from as he was popped for an 80-Game Suspension in late April of 2016 for PEDs.  He played 79 Games that year, accruing 30 SB with 87 Hits, but the suspension crippled his reputation.  DSG had another year with the Marlins, a good one where he batted .308, had 201 Hits, and led the NL in Stolen Bases (60).  The Marlins sent him to Seattle, where his career fell off, and he left Miami with a .309 Batting Average, 493 Hits, and 148 Stolen Bases.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Second Base
  • Acquired: Traded from the Los Angeles Dodgers with Dan Haren, Miguel Rojas, and Cash for Austin Barnes, Chris Hacher, Andrew Heaney, and Enrique Hernandez 12/11/14.
  • Departed: Traded to the Seattle Mariners with International Bonus Slot Money for Chris Torres, Robert Dugger, and Nick Neidert 12/7/17.
  • Games Played: 329
  • Notable Statistics:

    249 Runs Scored
    493 Hits
    51 Doubles
    23 Triples   
    7 Home Runs
    93 RBI
    148 Stolen Bases
    .309/.340/.384 Slash Line
    8.4 bWAR                       

    No Playoff Games

  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    All-Star (2015)
    Silver Slugger (2015)
    Gold Glove (2015)
    Wilson Defensive Player (2015)
    Highest Batting Average (2015)
    Most Hits (2015)
    Most Stolen Bases (2015 & 2017)
    Most Singles (2015 & 2017)
    Most Putouts by a Second Baseman (2017)
    Highest Fielding Percentage by a Second Baseman (2015)

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