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Eric ByrnesHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1995-2010 MLB Years: 2000-2010
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

PositionsLF-577, OF-448, CF-287, RF-115, DH-18Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameEric James Byrnes
Height6-2Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 16,1976 [42.002]PlaceRedwood City,California
High SchoolSt. Francis (Mountain View,CA)
CollegeUCLA (Los Angeles,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Oakland Athletics in the 8th round (225th overall) of the 1998 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Houston Astros in the 4th round (130th overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 38th round (1056th overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsRick MagnanteService Time7.075 (2008)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2001-OAK-#10 ... 2002-MLB-#91 ... 2002-OAK-#2
MLB DebutAugust 22,2000 [24.188]
OrganizationsOAK [8] ARI [4] BAL [1] COL [1] SEA [1] Awards6Awards Voting1-43
TBC Player ID1066Retrosheet IDbyrne001MLBAM ID291565
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed85Power71Contact74XBH79RBIs62Runs76Hitting59Durability54Team.529Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1995UCLACollege-lf-cf19562384577112935185163800000.324.366.500.86611922254.356.176.298.3796.3014.962.383.5426.4428.57
1996UCLACollege-lf-cf20622253276211856142174100000.338.384.547.93112330242.386.209.338.4027.0216.942.413.3128.1339.47
1997UCLACollege-lf-cf216727795922411760191394200000.332.415.6101.02516942316.344.278.484.44012.3413.291.085.3816.2945.65
1998UCLACollege-lf-cf225724463811921452304324200000.332.409.5981.00714635276.356.266.504.43211.5915.221.315.0717.4343.21
1998Southern Oregon TimberjacNwstA-oak-of2242169365310273161161620113.314.378.521.8998819188.313.207.331.3888.518.511.003.7224.1435.85
1998Visalia OaksCalifA+oak-of2229108264692421111181510202.426.504.6571.1617115129.462.231.491.49513.9511.630.833.1027.0032.61
1998Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         7127762991941152172343130315.357.429.5741.00315934317.370.217.394.43210.739.780.913.4725.1834.34
1999Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-of2396365861232816662885837907214.337.433.468.90117135439.356.131.345.40013.218.430.641.3760.8328.46
1999Midland RockHoundsTexAAoak5of2343164253914012263173232305.238.316.341.6575615189.284.103.226.2988.9916.931.880.53164.0038.46
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1395291111624217883411756912210219.306.398.429.82722750628.335.123.308.36911.9410.990.921.1175.5730.86
2000Midland RockHoundsTexAAoak5of246725949782525372111433812605.301.395.471.86612232311.329.170.375.37913.8312.220.881.6151.8041.03
2000Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak-of24672435581231947125313021203.333.410.547.95713333279.350.214.370.41311.1110.750.973.2327.0040.74
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         13450210415948314843316746833808.317.402.508.91025565590.339.191.373.39512.5411.530.922.3735.8640.88
2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22rf-dh241010530000210110000.300.364.300.6643011.333.000.100.3140.009.090.000.000.000.00
2001Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak-of251004158112023220512533366527110.289.343.499.84220745462.298.210.342.3577.1414.292.004.3320.7537.50
2001Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22lf-rf251938991035104610000.237.326.500.82619443.207.263.395.3539.3013.951.506.9812.6744.44
2002Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak22of26311191631704165171500002.261.302.420.7225011126.270.159.252.3155.5611.902.143.1729.7535.48
2002Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22lf2690942423423113041731203.245.291.426.717409104.263.181.255.3083.8516.354.252.8831.3339.13
2003Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22cf-lf27121414641092791251102427120243.263.333.459.79219048460.291.196.316.3399.1315.431.692.6134.5044.04
2004Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22lf28143569911613932073171461111205011.283.347.467.81426662632.318.184.293.3527.2817.562.413.1628.4538.51
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22lf2959192305115272422142771101.266.336.474.8109124215.277.208.281.3516.5112.561.933.2627.4347.06
2005Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol35rf29155321020052071100001.189.283.226.50912260.238.037.208.24211.6718.331.570.000.0020.00
2005Totals for MLB-MLB         1264124993243104072327183107.226.294.371.66515337456.250.145.235.2947.0215.572.222.1941.2039.78
2005Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal15lf295216717327131130113312005.192.246.299.5455011181.221.107.192.2436.0818.233.001.6655.6734.38
2005Totals for MLB-MLB         1264124993243104072327183107.226.294.371.66515337456.250.145.235.2947.0215.572.222.1941.2039.78
2006Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari22cf301435628215037326792533488523212.267.313.482.79527166606.275.215.315.3375.6114.522.594.2921.6244.00
2007Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari22lf31160626103179308218350757981014512.286.353.460.81328859698.309.174.334.3538.1714.041.723.0129.8132.96
2008Visalia OaksCalifA+ari-of32312110000001410000.083.214.083.2971014.125.000.083.1677.1428.574.000.000.000.00
2008Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari22lf3252206284313162344163620005.209.272.369.6417620224.226.160.238.2847.1416.072.252.6834.3346.51
2009Reno AcesPCLAAAari-lf33166814197129105410100.279.333.500.833341075.270.221.309.3576.675.330.802.6734.0052.63
2009Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari22lf3384239265414183193123032204.226.270.393.6639423258.227.167.243.2884.6511.632.503.1029.8842.59
2010Seattle MarinersALMLBsea1lf341532132000106900001.094.237.156.3935238.130.062.281.20115.7923.681.500.000.0066.67
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter96332024828271913010939612923253538479191158.258.320.439.75914053303530.279.181.293.0007.1715.242.133.0929.3839.90
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter494192238959114611583001153322925725729444.307.383.485.8689332152212.326.178.340.00010.3511.621.122.6233.1436.38
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter21484516625160435123439761158310115.297.357.502.85942499942.306.205.335.0008.0712.211.513.7224.1439.44
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1104237411739265927146070449010.277.365.421.78617847500.312.144.317.00012.0014.001.171.2070.5040.17
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter128485113170373108739977561109216.351.443.501.94424350582.374.150.371.00013.239.620.731.7248.5029.41
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter42169365310273161161620113.314.378.521.8998819188.313.207.331.0008.518.511.003.7224.1435.85
NCAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter24298423532675648203811210416300000.331.395.566.9615571291088.360.235.411.0009.5614.981.574.4120.5039.57
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter439163323942694136121688171192522059733.261.317.446.7637291681786.275.185.302.0006.6614.112.123.4226.7739.44
Oakland Athletics Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter442131722335686164516435611023326210418.270.336.462.7986091471465.296.192.298.0007.5115.902.123.0729.2741.29
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5216717327131130113312005.192.246.299.5455011181.221.107.192.0006.0818.233.001.6655.6734.38
Colorado Rockies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter155321020052071100001.189.283.226.50912260.238.037.208.00011.6718.331.570.000.0020.00
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1532132000106900001.094.237.156.3935238.130.062.281.00015.7923.681.500.000.0066.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625398113932518672244391823210.258.320.439.75923656594.279.181.293.0007.1715.242.133.0929.3839.90
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626301281944841998381175848210114.307.383.485.86830671725.326.178.340.00010.3511.621.122.6233.1436.38

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1998Southern Oregon Timberjacks NwstA-oak22OF40--6721-7069.9861.73------4295.252.6
1998Visalia Oaks CalifA+oak22OF29--5643-6360.9522.07------29100.020.7
1999Modesto A's CalifA+oak23OF96--1331061149143.9601.49------96100.068.6
1999Midland RockHounds TexAAoak23OF41--5915-6560.9231.46------4395.329.3
2000Midland RockHounds TexAAoak24OF66--11452-121119.9831.80------6798.547.5
2000Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak24OF51--9432-9997.9801.90------6776.135.4
2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24RF3-114---441.0001.330.36-----1030.01.9
2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24DH2---------------1020.01.2
2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24LF1-2-------------1010.00.6
2001Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak25OF93--175655186181.9731.95------10093.064.6
2001Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25CF2-154---441.0002.000.27-----1910.51.2
2001Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25DH3---------------1915.81.9
2001Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25RF5-313---331.0000.600.10-----1926.33.1
2001Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25LF8-347-1-87.8750.880.21-----1942.14.9
2002Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak26OF30--6712-7068.9712.27------3196.820.8
2002Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26CF10-35101--11111.0001.100.31-----9011.16.2
2002Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26LF52-15024-1-2524.9600.460.16-----9057.832.1
2002Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26DH5---------------905.63.1
2002Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26RF22-7519---19191.0000.860.25-----9024.413.6
2003Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27RF2-2-------------1211.71.2
2003Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27CF8277672163221167165.9882.010.25-----12167.850.6
2003Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27LF4431283493--52521.0001.180.18-----12136.427.2
2003Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27DH1---------------1210.80.6
2004Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28RF2017154301--31311.0001.550.20-----14314.012.3
2004Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28LF10998871172722181179.9891.640.21-----14376.267.3
2004Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28CF33222156231-6665.9851.970.30-----14323.120.4
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29RF42275-1-65.8331.250.19-----596.82.5
2005Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol29RF8759191112120.9522.500.34-----1553.34.9
2005Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29RF1-1-------------521.90.6
2005Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29LF51423829123-9693.9691.820.24-----5298.131.5
2005Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol29CF432511---11111.0002.750.44-----1526.72.5
2005Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol29LF44339---991.0002.250.27-----1526.72.5
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29DH4---------------596.82.5
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29CF221531-1441.0002.000.27-----593.41.2
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29LF5144388109311113112.9912.200.29-----5986.431.5
2005Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29CF1-2-------------521.90.6
2006Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari30CF1221161042268511274273.9962.240.26-----14385.375.3
2006Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari30RF10108617---17171.0001.700.20-----1437.06.2
2006Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari30LF1234310---10101.0000.830.23-----1438.47.4
2007Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari31LF12311397023994-252248.9842.020.26-----16076.975.9
2007Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari31CF231716950---50501.0002.170.30-----16014.414.2
2007Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari31RF3529251623116665.9851.860.26-----16021.921.6
2008Visalia Oaks CalifA+ari32OF2--5---551.0002.50------366.71.4
2008Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari32CF1-32---221.0002.000.67-----521.90.6
2008Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari32LF51504197611-7877.9871.510.18-----5298.131.5
2009Reno Aces PCLAAAari33LF12--22-1-2322.9571.83------1675.08.4
2009Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari33CF643814---14141.0002.330.37-----847.13.7
2009Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari33DH3---------------843.61.9
2009Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari33LF49463859233-9895.9691.940.25-----8458.330.2
2009Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari33RF544012---12121.0002.400.30-----846.03.1
2010Seattle MarinersALMLBsea34LF1088328---28281.0002.800.34-----1566.76.2
2010Seattle MarinersALMLBsea34CF1-2-------------156.70.6
MLB Totals for LF - 11 season(s)-   LF565439404390628163950934.9831.650.23-----5650.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 10 season(s)-   CF28724122335871243603599.9932.090.27-----2870.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 9 season(s)-   RF11569737171532179176.9831.530.24-----1150.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 6 season(s)-   DH18---------------180.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF174--3361095355346.9751.99------1740.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF12--22-1-2322.9571.83------120.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF107--17367-186179.9621.67------1070.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF127--1941491217208.9591.64------1270.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF40--6721-7069.9861.73------400.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1998Southern Oregon Timberjacks NwstA-oak22---------40-
1998Visalia Oaks CalifA+oak22---------29-
1999Modesto A's CalifA+oak23---------96-
1999Midland RockHounds TexAAoak23---------41-
2000Midland RockHounds TexAAoak24---------66-
2000Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak24---------51-
2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24------1-3-2
2001Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak25---------93-
2001Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25------825-3
2002Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak26---------30-
2002Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26------521022-5
2003Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27------44822-1
2004Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28------1093320--
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29------5124-4
2005Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol29------448--
2005Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29------5111--
2006Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari30------1212210--
2007Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari31------1232335--
2008Visalia Oaks CalifA+ari32---------2-
2008Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari32------511---
2009Reno Aces PCLAAAari33------12----
2009Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari33------4965-3
2010Seattle MarinersALMLBsea34------101---

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999Phoenix Desert DogsArizona Fall LgMinor2330831327401186112700000.325.411.410.82134595.347.085.28912.637.370.581.0583.0018.52
2000Phoenix Desert DogsArizona Fall LgMinor243411716315051455162510103.265.356.436.7925110135.295.171.30811.8518.521.563.7023.4032.26
2001Oakland AthleticsDiv SeriesMLB2522000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2002Oakland AthleticsDiv SeriesMLB2621000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2003Oakland AthleticsDiv SeriesMLB27513261002100500000.462.462.5381.0007113.750.076.1540.0038.460.000.000.0016.67
2006Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB301960818304141111401000.300.311.550.86133762.333.250.2671.6122.5814.006.4515.0038.89
2007Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB312060161850471061010003.300.373.583.95635967.304.283.4008.9614.931.675.9715.0050.00
2008Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB321857101430252041110003.246.306.404.71023562.273.158.2636.4517.742.753.2328.5035.71
2009Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB3310323114006110300001.344.344.469.81315432.379.125.1250.009.380.000.000.0036.36
2010Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB34185561560161251100200.273.323.436.75924762.311.163.2368.0617.742.201.6155.0046.67
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs64200295890632116283210103.290.378.425.8038515230.319.135.30012.1713.911.142.6133.3325.86
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs852644376210113864164921207.288.331.492.82313032285.316.204.2735.6117.193.063.8624.0042.11
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs916261002100700000.375.375.438.8137116.667.063.1250.0043.750.000.000.0016.67

Awards [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
19951st Team College Freshman All-American (OF) ... Pac-10 Conference All-Conference (OF)2
1997Pac-10 Conference All-Conference (OF)1
1999California League All-Star Team (OF)1
2002Winter League All-Star (OF)1
2004American League Player of the Week (July 26-August 1)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2010-05-03Released by Mariners 
2009-09-05InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-06-26InjuredDisabled -- Fractured left hand 
2009-06-17ContractSigned by Mariners 
2008-11-14InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-07-22InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2008-07-01InjuredDisabled -- Strained left hamstring 
2008-06-24InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-05-27InjuredDisabled -- Right hamstring strain 
2007-08-07ContractSigned by Diamondbacks (3-year extension) 
2007-02-06ContractSigned by Diamondbacks to avoid arbitration 
2005-12-30ContractSigned by Diamondbacks 
2005-07-30TradeTraded by Rockies to Orioles for Larry Bigbie 
2005-07-13TradeTraded by Athletics with Omar Quinantilla to Rockies for Joe Kennedy and Jay Witasick 
1998-06-12Contractsigned 
* 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
2000Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll24175,000-79534-1,394,248200,000175,000
2001Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll25200,000-77137-1,897,758200,000375,000
2002Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll26200,000-75732-2,011,045200,000575,000
2003Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll27300,000-70331-2,163,527300,000875,000
2004Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll28328,000-60723332,070,100300,0001,203,000
2005Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll292,200,000-291768++2,189,055300,0003,403,000
2005Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll292,200,000-2911068++2,189,055300,0003,403,000
2005Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll292,200,000-2911368++2,189,055300,0003,403,000
2006Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll302,250,000-29210642,365,072327,0005,653,000
2007Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll314,575,000-179578++2,459,737380,00010,228,000
2008Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll326,666,6667.075135486++2,696,252390,00016,894,666
2009Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll3311,666,666-62193++2,746,792400,00028,561,332
2010Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll34400,000-75728-2,812,412400,00028,961,332
* 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