Austin Hedges

C · Cleveland Guardians

Bats R Throws R
Height 6'1" Weight 206
DOB 1992-08-18 Age 31.5
Hometown San Juan Capistrano, CA

Season Projections

THE BAT-$1056190169163350416124825.311.

ATC projections by Ariel Cohen. Steamer projections by Steamer Projections Blog. THE BAT projections by Derek Carty. Zeile Consensus projections by FantasyPros.

Fantasy Baseball News Last 90 Days

  • Bo Naylor Cleared To Catch Sim Game

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    Cleveland Guardians catcher Bo Naylor (back spasms) has been cleared to catch Triston McKenzie's simulated game on Thursday. The young backstop was recently scratched from a Cactus League contest but the ailment appears to be minor in nature. Naylor made his MLB debut in the 2022 season but made a sizeable impact in his true rookie season in 2023. The 24-year-old hit just .237 but also launched 11 home runs, stole five bases, and posted an impressive .809 OPS in 67 games played. He will be the Guardians' primary catcher ahead of glove-first backstop Austin Hedges in 2024 and offers an enticing combination of power and speed that makes him a quality fantasy asset and a potential dynasty-league gem.

    Feb 29 · Source via Cleveland Guardians Bo Naylor Austin Hedges
  • Marlins Acquire Christian Bethancourt

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    The Cleveland Guardians have agreed on a trade to send catcher Christian Bethancourt to the Miami Marlins. It's being reported that the Guardians will get cash considerations in exchange for Bethancourt. That's not too bad, considering the Guardians picked up Bethancourt off waivers last month. However, they no longer needed his services after signing catcher Austin Hedges on Sunday. Last season, Bethancourt slashed .225/.254/.381 with 11 homers and 33 RBI. At the moment, Bethancourt is expected to split time behind the plate with Nick Fortes. He won't be a fantasy relevant player in most fantasy formats.

    Dec 10 · Source via Miami Marlins Cleveland Guardians Christian Bethancourt Nick Fortes Austin Hedges
  • Austin Hedges Signs With Guardians

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    The Cleveland Guardians have reportedly signed free-agent catcher Austin Hedges. The deal is a one-year contract for $4 million for the upcoming 2024 season. The expectation is that Hedges is going to be the backup to Bo Naylor. Hedges is a solid defensive catcher, but his skills with the bat are not desirable. He slashed 184/.234/.227 with one home run and 16 RBI last season. Hedges won't be someone worth rostering in fantasy formats. Although, it's a nice pickup for the Guardians on a cheap one year deal.

    Dec 10 · Source via Prospects Cleveland Guardians Austin Hedges Bo Naylor
    2024 ATC-$1156190171163350416124724.811.
    2024 Steamer-$754208189203870520145325.321.202.262.325.587.123
    2024 THE BAT-$1056190169163350416124825.311.
    2024 Zeile-$1057202182183650418135125.

    Historic stats obtained free of charge from and are copyrighted by Retrosheet. ATC projections by Ariel Cohen. Steamer projections by Steamer Projections Blog. THE BAT projections by Derek Carty. Zeile Consensus projections by FantasyPros.

    Fielding Stats

    Sep 29at SEAL 0-87a1100000001100.
    Sep 26at LAAL 3-98a22100000000.
    Sep 20vs BOSW 15-55a000000000000
    Sep 17at CLEL 2-99440200000250.000.500.500.5001.000.000
    Sep 15at CLEL 3-126a220100020150.000.500.500.5001.000.000
    Sep 13at TORW 10-05a000000000000
    Sep 9vs OAKW 3-2944000000000.
    Sep 5vs HOUL 1-145a11010000000.0001.0001.0001.0002.000.000
    Aug 29at NYMW 2-182200000002100.
    Aug 28at NYMW 4-37b000000000000
    Aug 25at MINL 2-129330100000133.300.333.333.333.666.000
    Aug 19vs MILL 1-66b000000000000
    Aug 14vs LAAW 12-04a000000000000
    Aug 7at OAKW 5-35b11000000000.
    Aug 5vs MIAW 9-89330000000133.300.
    Aug 2vs CWSW 11-14a11000000000.
    Jul 30vs PHIW 6-4921000000000.000.000.500.000.500.000
    Jul 25at SDL 1-5922010000000.000.500.500.5001.000.000
    Jul 23at LAAL 5-79321100001133.300.500.667.5001.167.000
    Jul 19vs CLEW 7-5922000000000.
    Jul 15vs SFL 1-3911000000000.
    Jul 14vs SFL 4-692200000002100.
    Jul 9at ARIW 4-292200000002100.
    Jul 8at ARIL 2-39b000000000000
    Jul 7at ARIL 3-7922010000000.000.500.500.5001.000.000
    Jul 6at LADL 2-59b000000000000
    Jul 5at LADL 4-6932000000100.000.000.333.000.333.000
    Jul 4at LADW 9-79441100010125.
    Jul 3at LADL 2-5922010001000.000.500.500.5001.000.000
    Jul 2vs MILL 3-69220100000150.000.500.500.5001.000.000
    Jun 30vs MILW 8-79220000000150.
    Jun 28vs SDW 7-19220000000150.
    Jun 27vs SDW 9-4932120000100.0001.0001.0001.0002.000.000
    Jun 25at MIAL 0-292200000002100.
    Jun 23at MIAW 3-19220000000150.
    Jun 22at MIAL 4-6933000000000.
    Jun 21vs CHCL 3-8922000000000.
    Jun 20vs CHCL 0-49b000000000000
    Jun 19vs CHCL 0-8922000000000.
    Jun 17at MILL 0-59330000000133.300.
    Jun 16at MILL 4-5922000000000.
    Jun 14at CHCL 6-109331100110133.300.333.3331.3331.6661.000
    Jun 13at CHCL 3-11933010000000.000.333.333.333.666.000
    Jun 11vs NYMW 2-1933000000000.
    Jun 9vs NYMW 14-79440110020125.
    Jun 6vs OAKL 2-11944000000000.
    Jun 5vs OAKW 5-49431100001250.000.333.500.333.833.000
    Jun 4vs STLW 2-1933021000000.000.667.6671.0001.667.333
    Jun 2vs STLW 7-59440100000125.
    May 31at SFW 9-49220000000150.
    May 29at SFL 4-14933000001000.
    May 28at SEAL 3-6922010001000.000.500.500.5001.000.000
    May 26at SEAW 11-6933110000000.000.333.333.333.666.000
    May 23vs TEXL 1-6922000000000.
    May 22vs TEXW 6-49440000000250.
    May 20vs ARIL 3-49331100000133.300.333.333.333.666.000
    May 19vs ARIW 13-3955100000000.
    May 17at DETW 8-0944021003000.000.500.500.7501.250.250
    May 14at BALW 4-09420100002125.000.500.750.5001.250.000
    May 12at BALL 3-6922000000000.
    May 10vs COLL 3-49330000000266.700.
    May 8vs COLW 2-0933011000000.000.333.333.6671.000.334
    May 6vs TORL 2-89330000000266.700.
    May 5vs TORL 0-4922010000000.000.500.500.5001.000.000
    May 3at TBL 1-89330000000133.300.
    May 2at TBL 1-49320000001133.300.000.333.000.333.000
    Apr 30at WASL 2-79330000000266.700.
    Apr 29at WASW 6-3942000001200.000.000.500.000.500.000
    Apr 27vs LADW 6-29330000000133.300.
    Apr 25vs LADL 7-89322100010133.300.500.667.5001.167.000
    Apr 22vs CINW 2-19220000000150.
    Apr 21vs CINW 4-29330100000133.300.333.333.333.666.000
    Apr 20vs CINW 4-3933010000000.000.333.333.333.666.000
    Apr 18at COLW 5-39440000000125.
    Apr 17at COLW 14-3954210001100.010.250.400.250.650.000
    Apr 16at STLL 4-5944010001000.
    Apr 15at STLW 6-39b000000000000
    Apr 14at STLL 0-39330110000133.300.333.333.6671.000.334
    Apr 2at CINL 1-3922000000000.
    Apr 1at CINL 2-69330000000133.300.
    Mar 30at CINW 5-49321000001133.300.000.333.000.333.000
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