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Jason LaRueTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1995-2010 MLB Years: 1999-2010
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PositionsC-1325, 1B-19, 3B-13, P-4, LF-3, RF-2, DH-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael Jason Larue
Height5-11Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 19,1974 [44.062]PlaceHouston,Texas
High SchoolSpring Valley (Spring Valley,TX)
CollegeDallas Baptist University (Dallas,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 5th round (139th overall) of the 1995 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsJohnny AlmarazService Time9.150 (2009)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1999-CIN-#4 ... 2000-CIN-#7
MLB DebutJune 15,1999 [25.088]
OrganizationsCIN [12] SLN [2] KCA [1] Awards3
TBC Player ID1115Retrosheet IDlaruj001MLBAM ID150178
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed39Power71Contact45XBH74RBIs59Runs48Hitting42Durability47Team.496Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1995Billings MustangsPioRkcin-c2158183355081531351628122222.273.366.410.7767514215.296.137.213.3477.4413.021.752.3336.6028.00
1996Charleston (Wv) AlleyCatsSALAcin-c223712317268021430112821002.211.287.325.6124010137.258.114.228.2788.0320.442.551.4661.5038.46
1997Charleston (Wv) AlleyCatsSALAcin-c2313247378149503881144479051808.315.377.484.86122961534.368.169.290.3768.8016.851.911.5059.1340.94
1998Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin-c241053867114139814824340601019013.365.429.6171.04623861446.396.252.358.4448.9713.451.503.1427.5743.26
1998Indianapolis IndiansILAAAcin-c2415515124005014800112.235.286.314.60016456.273.079.137.2617.1414.292.000.000.0033.33
1998Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12043776153438148744446810110115.350.413.581.99425465502.381.231.332.4248.7613.551.552.7931.2142.48
1999Indianapolis IndiansILAAAcin-c257026342661221237031552402113.251.299.449.74811826284.269.198.243.3215.2818.313.474.2321.9239.39
1999Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26c25369012197031041113220014.211.311.389.7003510103.291.178.333.30910.6831.072.912.9130.0052.63
2000Louisville RiverBatsILAAAcin-c26823075478221144832225280004.254.320.469.78914437337.266.215.290.3416.5315.432.364.1521.9347.44
2000Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23c2631981223305120051940021.235.299.418.717418107.243.183.235.3064.6717.763.804.6719.6034.78
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23c27121364398621212433327106912411.236.303.404.70714735403.298.168.242.3046.7026.303.932.9830.3340.70
2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23c281133534288171125212271171322613.249.324.405.72914330397.336.156.229.3176.8029.474.333.0229.4234.09
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23c29118379528723116503333111201449.230.321.422.74316040437.277.192.280.3237.5525.403.363.6623.6945.98
2004Louisville BatsILAAAcin-c30310310014001310200.100.214.400.6144114.000.300.400.2457.1421.433.007.1410.00100.00
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23c30114390469824214550226108242357.251.334.431.76516840445.310.180.241.3315.8424.274.153.1527.8640.82
2005Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23c31110361389427014600041101135278.260.355.452.80716341422.323.192.305.3489.7223.932.463.3225.7943.62
2006Sarasota RedsFSLA+cin-c32312120001001300001.167.231.167.3982013.222.000.083.1917.6923.083.000.000.000.00
2006Louisville BatsILAAAcin-c3228121000000100000.250.250.375.625318.286.125.125.2660.0012.500.000.000.0050.00
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         520241001001400001.200.238.250.4885121.250.050.100.2204.7619.054.000.000.0025.00
2006Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23c327219122375082110275183193.194.317.346.6636613230.218.152.298.28411.7422.171.893.4823.8835.14
2007Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-c33412211000000321000.083.214.167.3812115.111.084.083.1950.0020.000.000.000.00100.00
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca6c336616914259041310176643206.148.240.272.5124613195.208.124.231.2358.7233.853.882.0542.2552.00
2008St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln21c346116417358142100152053216.213.296.348.6445713189.218.135.226.2877.9410.581.332.1241.0037.14
2010St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln21c3629563111025005711003.196.274.321.59518363.191.125.214.2717.9411.111.403.1728.0027.27
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter8712615297603145794342131123473810321183971.231.316.399.71510442462991.283.168.259.0007.8224.673.153.1427.8240.80
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter51118283095281451556303271815732844624445.289.355.476.8318712162059.322.187.278.0007.6315.932.092.7232.6440.91
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter176651107160403279436421191515219.246.304.441.74528770714.261.195.255.0005.8816.672.833.7824.1143.75
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1053867114139814824340601019013.365.429.6171.04623861446.396.252.358.0008.9713.451.503.1427.5743.26
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter312120001001300001.167.231.167.3982013.222.000.083.0007.6923.083.000.000.000.00
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter16959695175583109517458118728010.294.359.451.81026971671.347.157.277.0008.6417.592.031.4959.6040.57
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter58183355081531351628122222.273.366.410.7767514215.296.137.213.0007.4413.021.752.3336.6028.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter715222626353212768430312111976459314143856.239.325.415.7409232172544.296.176.265.0007.7425.353.273.3026.5040.79
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9022020469162600202764219.209.290.341.6317516252.212.132.223.0007.9410.711.352.3836.6734.78
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6616914259041310176643206.148.240.272.5124613195.208.124.231.0008.7233.853.882.0542.2552.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16248655112271176422441371943713.231.316.399.71519446556.283.168.259.0007.8224.673.153.1427.8240.80
Average Minor - Per 162 games16258098167465189696501041428114.289.355.476.83127668653.322.187.278.0007.6315.932.092.7232.6440.91

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1996Charleston (Wv) AlleyCatsSALAcin-Rel22007.9440400205.27550240001.5911.12--3.186.352.00--
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter007.9440400205.27550240001.5911.12--3.186.352.00--
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter007.9440400205.27550240001.5911.12--3.186.352.00--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings007.94155015500780220.02721941940781550001.5911.12--3.186.352.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1995Billings Mustangs PioRkcin21C54--3464687400392.9807.26-----105893.178.3
1996Charleston (Wv) AlleyCats SALAcin22C34--2184662270264.9787.76-----63791.923.9
1996Charleston (Wv) AlleyCats SALAcin22P4--1---111.0000.25------3710.82.8
1996Charleston (Wv) AlleyCats SALAcin221B2--162-118181.0009.00------375.41.4
1997Charleston (Wv) AlleyCats SALAcin23C106--66780147761747.9827.05-----413280.376.8
1997Charleston (Wv) AlleyCats SALAcin231B7--411364542.9336.00------1325.35.1
1997Charleston (Wv) AlleyCats SALAcin233B5--332-86.7501.20------1323.83.6
1998Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin24C92--5268394618609.9856.62-----2110587.666.7
1998Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin243B4--27-1991.0002.25------1053.82.9
1998Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin241B2--18-141918.9479.00------1051.91.4
1998Indianapolis Indians ILAAAcin24C14--8311-194941.0006.71-----11593.39.8
1999Indianapolis Indians ILAAAcin25C67--3844576436429.9846.40-----87095.746.5
1999Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25C35--179152-196194.9905.54-13-100.023697.221.5
2000Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin26C77--4455789510502.9846.52------8293.953.5
2000Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26C31-2571912123214212.9916.840.8212-100.0131100.019.1
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27C107-8415697568650644.9916.020.7727-100.01512188.466.0
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin273B3-26461-1110.9093.330.38-----1212.51.9
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27LF2-21---111.0000.500.50-----1211.71.2
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin271B1-55---551.0005.001.00-----1210.80.6
2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28C110-9066265645686682.9946.200.75342854.82011397.367.9
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29C11410995464946118706695.9846.100.73471773.4611896.670.4
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin291B11971--881.0008.000.89-----1180.80.6
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29LF1---------------1180.80.6
2004Louisville Bats ILAAAcin30C3--11-1-1211.9173.67------3100.02.1
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30C1111069306485988715707.9896.370.76381670.41511497.468.5
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30RF1-21---111.0001.000.50-----1140.90.6
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30DH1---------------1140.90.6
2005Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31C1091049146465252703698.9936.400.76512567.1611099.167.3
2005Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31RF1-11---111.0001.001.00-----1100.90.6
2006Sarasota Reds FSLA+cin32C2--231-124241.00012.00------366.71.4
2006Louisville Bats ILAAAcin32C2--121--13131.0006.50------2100.01.4
2006Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32C63575123743829414412.9956.540.80231363.937287.538.9
2007Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca33C1--6---661.0006.00------425.00.7
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33C65554743112453340335.9855.150.71261465.026698.540.1
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca333B1-6-1--111.0001.000.17-----661.50.6
2008St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34C57444122891621307305.9935.350.7413861.926193.435.2
2008St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln341B3-771-1881.0002.671.14-----614.91.9
2009St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35C4326254174131-188187.9954.350.7410566.71430.026.5
2009St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln351B2-37---771.0003.502.33-----20.01.2
2010St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36C2814150966-21021021.0003.640.683350.022996.617.3
2010St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln361B1-11---111.0001.001.00-----293.40.6
MLB Totals for C - 12 season(s)-   C87351566044752421484952215173.9915.930.7829712969.7758730.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B8125272-129291.0003.631.16-----80.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B4-32471-1211.9172.750.34-----40.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF3-21---111.0000.330.50-----30.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF2-32---221.0001.000.67-----20.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 6 season(s)-   C164--941114161610711055.9856.43-----91640.00.0
AA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C92--5268394618609.9856.62-----21920.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B4--27-1991.0002.25------40.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--18-141918.9479.00------20.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C2--231-124241.00012.00------20.00.0
A Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C140--88512620910311011.9817.22-----101400.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B9--573376360.9526.67------90.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B5--332-86.7501.20------50.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P4--1---111.0000.25------40.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C54--3464687400392.9807.26-----10540.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1995Billings Mustangs PioRkcin21-54---------
1996Charleston (Wv) AlleyCats SALAcin224342--------
1997Charleston (Wv) AlleyCats SALAcin23-1067--5-----
1998Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin24-922--4-----
1998Indianapolis Indians ILAAAcin24-14---------
1999Indianapolis Indians ILAAAcin25-67---------
1999Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25-35---------
2000Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin26-77---------
2000Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26-31---------
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27-1071--32----
2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28-110---------
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29-1141---1----
2004Louisville Bats ILAAAcin30-3---------
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30-111------1-1
2005Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31-109------1--
2006Sarasota Reds FSLA+cin32-2---------
2006Louisville Bats ILAAAcin32-2---------
2006Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32-63---------
2007Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca33-1---------
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33-65---1-----
2008St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34-573--------
2009St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35-432--------
2010St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36-281--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3216365600120061040001.167.348.250.5989146.200.083.25013.0421.741.672.1736.0016.67
2007Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3313385113038201711003.289.325.605.93023641.286.316.3952.4417.077.007.3212.6754.55
2008St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3421404910050051000005.225.311.250.56110145.300.025.15011.1122.222.000.000.0011.11
2009St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB352142794013005901000.214.298.381.67916548.250.167.28610.4218.751.802.0842.0055.56
2010St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB361836391016101830200.250.310.361.67113242.276.111.1672.3819.058.002.3836.0022.22
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs8919224449062430184482209.229.318.370.6887115222.264.141.2508.1119.822.442.7032.0034.09

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1997South Atlantic League All-Star Team (C)1
1998Cincinnati Reds Minor League Player of the Year1
1999International League All-Star Team (C)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-11-07Free AgentGranted free agency 
2010-08-19InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2010-08-13InjuredDisabled -- Concussion 
2010-04-27InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-04-14InjuredDisabled -- Right Hamstring Strain 
2009-11-30ContractSigned by Cardinals 
2008-11-04ContractSigned by Cardinals (1-year) 
2008-10-31ContractSigned by Cardinals (1-year) 
2007-11-19ContractSigned by Cardinals (1-year) 
2006-11-20TradeTraded by Reds to Royals for player to be named later 
2006-04-18InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-04-01InjuredDisabled -- right knee surgery 
2005-12-21ContractSigned by Reds (2-years) 
2004-05-14InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-04-29InjuredDisabled -- right index finger fracture 
2002-10-02InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-09-23InjuredDisabled -- - 
1995-06-01Contractsigned 
* 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
1999Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll25200,000-80733-1,454,491200,000200,000
2000Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll26175,000-79535-1,394,248200,000375,000
2001Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll27235,000-67125261,897,758200,000610,000
2002Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll28200,000-75735-2,011,045200,000810,000
2003Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll291,250,000-34013582,163,527300,0002,060,000
2004Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll302,600,000-229675++2,070,100300,0004,660,000
2005Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll313,000,000-227875++2,189,055300,0007,660,000
2006Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll323,900,000-197676++2,365,072327,00011,560,000
2007Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll335,200,000-155481++2,459,737380,00016,760,000
2008St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll34850,000-43619522,696,252390,00017,610,000
2010St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll36950,000-42919532,812,412400,00018,560,000
* 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