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Michael KirkmanTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2016 MLB Years: 2010-2016
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PositionsP-369Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael Scott Kirkman
Height6-3Weight185BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateSeptember 18,1986 [32.084]PlaceLake City,Florida
High SchoolColumbia (Lake City,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 5th round (159th overall) of the 2005 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$163,000Signing ScoutsGuy DeMutisService Time2.079 (2014)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2011-TEX-#6
MLB DebutAugust 21,2010 [23.337]
OrganizationsTEX [10] MIL [2] SDN [1] Awards4
TBC Player ID101342Retrosheet IDkirkm001MLBAM ID457779
Pitch Repertoire Sinker (60.24%) -- Slider (29.78%) -- Changeup (8.78%) -- Fastball (0.62%) -- Curveball (0.36%) -- Cutter (0.21%)
Fastball Velocity [2013] - 91.97 - [2012] - 94.24
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts73Walks21Hittable50SO/BB33vsPower50Hitting0Durability58Team.505Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2005Arizona RangersArizRktex-S/R18313.441495001052.0512820019583001.348.77--3.279.973.05.750-
2006Arizona RangersArizRktex-S/R191213.20844002015.021272202789003.2012.60--16.204.800.30.333-
2006Clinton LumberKingsMidwAtex-ST19036.98660000019.0231715024225002.4310.71--11.1710.240.92.000-
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--S/R0159.7014104002034.04444370513014002.7711.53--13.377.860.59.167-
2007Spokane IndiansNwstA-tex17S/R20147.00963000027.0333021225247002.1511.000.678.338.000.96.200-
2007Clinton LumberKingsMidwAtex-S/R20017.43523001013.0171211112121002.1811.480.688.108.101.00.000-
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--S/R0157.141486001040.0504232337368002.1611.160.678.268.030.97.167-
2008Spokane IndiansNwstA-tex-ST21110.00220000010.07400290000.906.30--1.808.104.50.500-
2008Clinton LumberKingsMidwAtex-ST21434.3615141000074.0784336823586101.369.440.972.787.022.52.571-
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0543.8417161000084.0854736825676101.309.070.852.677.152.68.556-
2009Bakersfield BlazeCalifA+tex21ST22412.06871000048.0431611118543001.278.060.193.3810.133.00.800-
2009Frisco RoughridersTexAAtex36ST22574.1918180000096.2935445943645001.418.660.844.005.961.49.417-
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0983.48262510000144.2136705610611188001.368.460.623.797.341.93.529-
2010Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAtex25ST231333.09242220000131.011552458681309001.407.900.554.678.931.91.813-
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex62Rel23001.6514014002016.0933010160001.164.96--5.518.821.60-2.96
2011Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex44S/R24335.0527720002173.0874541637843101.7010.730.744.5610.362.27.500-
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex44Rel24116.5915015007027.0262220512212001.398.561.653.956.911.75.5005.18
2012Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex44S/R25515.251587002048.0472928531484001.638.810.945.819.001.55.833-
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex50Rel25123.8228028009035.0241615517382001.166.111.274.339.682.24.3334.23
2013Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex-S/R26236.98651001029.2312323319236001.699.400.915.766.981.21.400-
2013Texas RangersALMLBtex50Rel26028.1825025007122.0362020215252002.3214.730.826.1410.231.67.0004.00
2014Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex43Rel27554.4736432009154.0503427629622001.458.280.994.8010.272.14.500-
2014Texas RangersALMLBtex50Rel27011.591201200105.25110130001.067.94--1.594.763.00.0002.60
2015Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAmil50Rel28312.8133033002132.0191110128343001.475.340.287.889.561.21.750-
2016El Paso ChihuahuasPCLAAAsdn32Rel29004.5050500116.03330061000.504.50----9.000.00--
2016Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAmil43Rel29102.8142042005032.0401210217343001.7811.250.564.789.562.001.000-
2016Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0103.0847047006138.0431513217404001.5810.180.474.039.472.351.000-
2016San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn50Rel290027.0010100001.06440000004.5040.50------0.00-3.15
2016Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil50Rel2900--10100000.0111011000----------1.00-4.15
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter265.289609600261106.0107676412561046001.508.830.994.628.591.86.2501.06
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter51394.3527311415900264759.07584403685242273070201.558.950.614.988.621.73.567-
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter32164.151884614200224405.13922091873122942131101.538.690.695.089.331.84.667-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter574.1918180000096.2935445943645001.418.660.844.005.961.49.417-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter412.06871000048.0431611118543001.278.060.193.3810.133.00.800-
A Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter475.21262240010106.111872629599212101.659.930.764.967.741.56.364-
A- Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter255.111183000037.0403421227337001.819.730.496.578.031.22.286-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter435.6122139003067.07255420466612001.759.62--6.158.821.43.571-
Texas Rangers Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter264.989409400261105.2100625912551036001.458.441.014.648.691.87.250-
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter00--10100000.0111011000----------1.00--
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0027.0010100001.06440000004.5040.50------0.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings4125.28194019400522220.02161351292411321012001.508.830.994.628.591.86.2501.06
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15114.357933460081220.02191271061512221120101.558.950.614.988.621.73.577-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2015Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAmil50p28232000000000101001.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2016Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAmil43p29262000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2016Totals for PCL-PCL         282000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter514000000000301001.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter514000000000301001.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162130000000001003003.000.000.000.0000016.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2005Arizona Rangers ArizRktex18P14--242-86.7500.43------14100.025.0
2006Arizona Rangers ArizRktex19P8----1-1---------8100.014.3
2006Clinton LumberKings MidwAtex19P6---31-43.7500.50------6100.04.3
2007Spokane Indians NwstA-tex20P9--14-1551.0000.56------9100.012.0
2007Clinton LumberKings MidwAtex20P5---3--331.0000.60------5100.03.6
2008Spokane Indians NwstA-tex21P2---4--441.0002.00------2100.02.6
2008Clinton LumberKings MidwAtex21P15--441-98.8890.53------15100.010.9
2009Bakersfield Blaze CalifA+tex22P8--341287.8750.88------8100.05.7
2009Frisco Roughriders TexAAtex22P18--74--11111.0000.61------18100.012.9
2010Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAtex23P24--316112019.9500.79------24100.016.8
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex23P14-1613--441.0000.290.25-----14100.08.6
2011Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex24P27--36-1991.0000.33------27100.018.8
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex24P15-2724--661.0000.400.22-----15100.09.3
2012Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex25P15---5-1551.0000.33------15100.010.4
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex25P28-3531--441.0000.140.111-100.0-28100.017.3
2013Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex26P6--16-1771.0001.17------6100.04.2
2013Texas RangersALMLBtex26P25-22--------2-100.0-25100.015.3
2014Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex27P36--313--16161.0000.44------36100.025.0
2014Texas RangersALMLBtex27P12-5--------3-100.0-12100.07.4
2015Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAmil28P33--231-65.8330.15------33100.023.1
2016Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAmil29P42--14--551.0000.12------42100.030.4
2016El Paso Chihuahuas PCLAAAsdn29P5---2--221.0000.40------5100.03.5
2016San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn29P1-1-------------1100.00.6
2016Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil29P1-1-------------1100.00.6
MLB Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P96-10768--14141.0000.150.136-100.0-960.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P188--1355247068.9710.36------1880.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P18--74--11111.0000.61------180.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P8--341287.8750.88------80.00.0
A Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P26--4102-1614.8750.54------260.00.0
A- Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P11--18-1991.0000.82------110.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P22--243-96.6670.27------220.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2005Arizona Rangers ArizRktex1814----------
2006Arizona Rangers ArizRktex198----------
2006Clinton LumberKings MidwAtex196----------
2007Spokane Indians NwstA-tex209----------
2007Clinton LumberKings MidwAtex205----------
2008Spokane Indians NwstA-tex212----------
2008Clinton LumberKings MidwAtex2115----------
2009Bakersfield Blaze CalifA+tex228----------
2009Frisco Roughriders TexAAtex2218----------
2010Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAtex2324----------
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex2314----------
2011Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex2427----------
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex2415----------
2012Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex2515----------
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex2528----------
2013Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex266----------
2013Texas RangersALMLBtex2625----------
2014Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex2736----------
2014Texas RangersALMLBtex2712----------
2015Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAmil2833----------
2016Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAmil2942----------
2016El Paso Chihuahuas PCLAAAsdn295----------
2016San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn291----------
2016Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil291----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2010Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB230133.7530300001.1585023106.3633.750.0013.5020.251.5054.00.000
2010Texas RangersChamp. SeriesMLB23000.0010100002.01000210001.504.500.009.004.500.500.00.000
2010Texas RangersWorld SeriesMLB230013.5020200200.231100100015.0040.500.000.0013.50013.50.000
2011Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB24015.56413000011.115137139001.6211.910.792.387.153.0010.32.000
2012Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB25126.75909003013.1181310239001.6012.151.352.036.083.008.78.333
2013Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB26012.45716002011.0733018000.735.730.000.826.558.002.45.000
2014Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB27005.25505001012.010772812301.507.501.506.009.001.505.25.000
2015Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB28005.4020200001.2111020102.505.400.0010.800.000.005.40.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs155.8630228006050.756453351941501.489.950.893.387.282.167.99.167
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0010100002.0100021001.504.500.009.004.500.500.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs0013.5020200200.7311001004.5040.500.000.0013.50013.50.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2011Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2411000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs41000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2010Pacific Coast League All-Star (LHP) ... Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Year ... Texas Rangers Minor League Player of the Year ... Triple A All-Star Team (SP)4

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2017-03-31RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Braves30.194  
2017-01-31RPAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract30.135Team Roster on 2017-01-31
2016-10-02RPFree Agent -Free Agent--Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent30.014  
2016-05-19RPMilwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)29.243Team Roster on 2016-05-19
2016-05-18RPMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors29.242Team Roster on 2016-05-18
2016-05-13RPMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment29.237Team Roster on 2016-05-13
2016-05-06RPMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YActive--Claimed off waivers from Padres by Brewers29.230Team Roster on 2016-05-06
2016-05-03RPSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment29.227Team Roster on 2016-05-03
2016-04-27RPSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors29.221Team Roster on 2016-04-27
2016-04-07RPSan Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to El Paso (AAA)29.201Team Roster on 2016-04-07
2016-02-28RPSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract29.163Team Roster on 2016-02-28
2015-08-03RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Brewers28.319  
2015-05-04RPMilwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)28.228Team Roster on 2015-05-04
2015-04-23RPMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract28.217Team Roster on 2015-04-23
2015-03-18RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Rangers28.181  
2014-12-05RPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract28.078Team Roster on 2014-12-05
2014-12-03RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency28.076  
2014-09-02RPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors27.349Team Roster on 2014-09-02
2014-05-11RPTexas RangersRound Rock (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list27.235Team Roster on 2014-05-11
2014-04-25RPTexas RangersRound Rock (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured27.219Team Roster on 2014-04-25
2014-04-12RPTexas RangersRound Rock (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Round Rock (AAA)27.206Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2014-04-01RPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors27.195Team Roster on 2014-04-01
2014-03-29RPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment27.192Team Roster on 2014-03-29
2013-09-01RPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL26.348Team Roster on 2013-09-01
2013-08-02RPTexas RangersRound Rock (AAA)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to Round Rock (AAA) for rehab26.318Team Roster on 2013-08-02
2013-06-12RPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL26.267Team Roster on 2013-06-12
2013-06-09RPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Skin lymphoma [cancer]26.264Team Roster on 2013-06-09
2012-06-12RPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Round Rock (AAA)25.267Team Roster on 2012-06-12
2012-03-31RPTexas RangersRound Rock (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Round Rock (AAA)25.194Team Roster on 2012-03-31
* 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
2005Texas Rangers-18163,000-------163,000Signing Bonus out of 2005 Draft (5th round - 159th overall)
2010Texas RangersTeam Payroll23400,000-75746-2,812,412400,000563,000
2011Texas RangersTeam Payroll24423,000-68431242,722,607414,000986,000
2012Texas RangersTeam Payroll25480,000-76032-2,954,887480,0001,466,000
2013Texas RangersTeam Payroll26495,800-67327263,023,990490,0001,961,800
2014Texas RangersTeam Payroll27504,5762.07970427223,256,497500,0002,466,376
2016Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll29507,500-77131-3,498,245507,5002,973,8762016-02-28 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2016San Diego PadresTeam Payroll29507,500-77133-3,498,245507,5002,973,8762016-02-28 - Signed to Minor League Contract
* 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