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Tom FilerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1978-1993 MLB Years: 1982-1992
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PositionsP-337, DH-1Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameThomas Carson Filer
Height6-1Weight198BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 1,1956 [61.205]PlacePhiladelphia,Pennsylvania
High SchoolArchbishop Ryan (Philadelphia,PA)
CollegeLa Salle University (Philadelphia,PA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1978 by the New York Yankees.
Signing ScoutsMeade Palmer
MLB DebutJune 8,1982 [25.189]
OrganizationsCHN [5] NYA [4] MIL [3] NYN [2] TOR [2] Awards0
TBC Player ID11362Retrosheet IDfilet001MLBAM ID114119
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts19Walks73Hittable46SO/BB49vsPower46Hitting8Durability50Team.511Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1978Oneonta YankeesNYPLA-nya-S/R21231.67954100243.030148014343001.026.28--2.937.122.43.400-
1979West Haven YankeesEastAAnya-ST221283.62242319100154.013273621553805001.207.710.883.104.681.51.600-
1980Nashville SoundsSouAAnya-ST231392.94272617400187.0168946110861126001.368.090.484.145.391.30.591-
1981Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-ST240115.0011000003.06550431003.3318.00--12.009.000.75.000-
1981Iowa OaksAmerAAAchn-ST24494.79211833100109.0123645814576111001.6510.161.164.715.041.07.308-
1981Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST04105.06221933100112.0129696314616412001.7010.371.134.905.141.05.286-
1982Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-ST25676.7317161300092.010974691431515001.5210.621.363.024.971.65.462-
1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn50ST25125.53880000040.2502525518152001.6711.071.113.983.320.83.3334.91
1983Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-S/R26564.172713141071108.01285650844563001.5910.670.673.674.671.27.455-
1984Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-S/R27974.89262064110123.014986671748805001.6010.871.243.505.841.67.563-
1985Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-ST28722.5312120100078.0672422622314001.147.700.692.533.561.41.778-
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor49S/R28703.881192000048.2382121618240101.157.031.113.334.441.331.0004.41
1987Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-S/R30000.78651000023.0205210130000.877.830.39--5.090.00--
1987Knoxville Blue JaysSouAAtor-S/R30200.87633113120.2132204141000.825.66--1.746.103.501.000-
1987Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-S/R30101.46844002024.223641690001.188.390.362.193.281.501.000-
1987Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorAAA--S/R0301.0520128115167.056138210361000.977.380.261.324.743.601.000-
1988Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAmil-ST31422.10871320055.240141319340000.886.470.161.465.503.78.667-
1988Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil39S/R31584.43191632100101.21085450833395011.399.560.712.923.451.18.3854.03
1989Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAmil-ST32512.8012120100083.2772826314343001.098.280.321.513.662.43.833-
1989Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil39ST32733.6113130000072.0743029623201041.349.210.752.862.490.87.7004.41
1990Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAmil-ST33356.49990100051.070393749222001.5412.270.701.583.862.44.375-
1990Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil28S/R33236.14743001022.02617152982001.5910.640.823.683.270.89.4004.49
1991Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-ST34834.37181802100113.012662551229477001.3710.010.952.303.731.62.727-
1992Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-ST35172.78181713100100.01064531228476001.349.510.182.514.221.68.125-
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn44Rel35012.05918001022.018852691001.097.360.822.453.681.50.0003.96
1993Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-ST362103.79222020000123.013264521034653001.359.630.732.484.741.91.167-
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter22174.256751162120305.03141551452910711511151.379.200.853.133.371.07.5641.57
Minor League Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter84803.762712294240121341490.0151975562411849279365001.359.150.712.964.781.61.512-
AAA Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter55604.13199167322261011063.111565674899233554050001.409.760.782.834.561.61.478-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter27173.115752517631361.23131691252514320612001.267.790.623.565.131.44.614-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.78651000023.0205210130000.877.830.39--5.090.00--
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter231.67954100243.030148014343001.026.28--2.937.122.43.400-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter00--00000000.0000000000----------0.00--
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter14144.32393362110195.1208101941665678051.399.550.732.983.081.03.500-
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter703.881192000048.2382121618240101.157.031.113.334.441.331.000-
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter012.05918001022.018852691001.097.360.822.453.681.50.000-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter125.53880000040.2502525518152001.6711.071.113.983.320.83.333-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings16124.254837111110220.02251111042177828141.379.200.853.133.371.07.5711.57
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12123.76403466221220.022411192177211710001.359.150.712.964.781.61.500-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981Iowa OaksAmerAAAchn-p24216031002000200000.500.500.6671.167416.750.167.167.5270.0033.330.000.000.0033.33
1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn50p25812111000000701000.083.083.167.2502113.200.084.083.1080.0053.850.000.000.00100.00
1984Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-p27269120001001200000.222.300.222.5222010.286.000.111.25210.0020.002.000.000.000.00
1991Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-p341816361002001500000.375.412.438.8507117.545.063.125.3855.8829.415.000.000.0016.67
1992Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-p351817210000001402000.059.111.059.1701020.077.000.059.0905.0020.004.000.000.000.00
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn44p3593000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1993Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-p362213010000001501000.077.143.077.2201015.125.000.077.1166.6733.335.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3115211000000801000.067.067.133.2002116.143.066.067.0000.0050.000.000.000.00100.00
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1056161320050041803000.213.262.246.50815268.302.033.098.0005.8826.474.500.000.0015.38
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1056161320050041803000.213.262.246.50815268.302.033.098.0005.8826.474.500.000.0015.38
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter812111000000701000.083.083.167.2502113.200.084.083.0000.0053.850.000.000.00100.00
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter93000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1627810550000004205000.067.067.133.20010584.143.066.067.0000.0050.000.000.000.00100.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1629492030080062805000.213.262.246.508233105.302.033.098.0005.8826.474.500.000.0015.38

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Oneonta Yankees NYPLA-nya21P9--13--441.0000.44------9100.012.9
1979West Haven Yankees EastAAnya22P24--2130315451.9442.13------24100.017.3
1980Nashville Sounds SouAAnya23P27--1438325552.9451.93------27100.018.9
1981Iowa Oaks AmerAAAchn24P21--726-133331.0001.57------21100.015.6
1982Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn25P17--6201-2726.9631.53------17100.012.6
1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25P8-401310-223231.0002.880.58-----8100.04.9
1983Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn26P27--735244442.9551.56------27100.019.9
1984Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn27P26--10231-3433.9711.27------26100.016.9
1985Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor28P12--1019123029.9672.42------12100.08.6
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28P11-4815-1661.0000.550.13-----11100.06.8
1987Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor30P6--2---221.0000.33------6100.04.3
1987Knoxville Blue Jays SouAAtor30P6--34--771.0001.17------6100.04.2
1987Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor30P8--25-2771.0000.88------8100.05.7
1988Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil31P8--412-116161.0002.00------8100.05.7
1988Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil31P19-1012417-441411.0002.160.41-----19100.011.7
1989Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil32P12--825123433.9712.75------12100.08.2
1989Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil32P13-72416242220.9091.540.28-----1492.98.0
1989Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil32DH1---------------147.10.6
1990Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil33P9--413--17171.0001.89------9100.06.2
1990Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil33P7-2211--221.0000.290.09-----7100.04.3
1991Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn34P18--1323-336361.0002.00------18100.012.5
1992Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn35P18--522313027.9001.50------18100.012.7
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn35P9-22341-87.8750.780.32-----9100.05.6
1993Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn36P22--520132625.9621.14------22100.015.6
MLB Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P67-305465331110299.9711.480.32-----670.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 12 season(s)-   P198--812431019334324.9701.64------1980.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P57--387263116110.9481.93------570.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P6--2---221.0000.33------60.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P9--13--441.0000.44------90.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Oneonta Yankees NYPLA-nya219----------
1979West Haven Yankees EastAAnya2224----------
1980Nashville Sounds SouAAnya2327----------
1981Iowa Oaks AmerAAAchn2421----------
1982Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn2517----------
1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn258----------
1983Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn2627----------
1984Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn2726----------
1985Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor2812----------
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor2811----------
1987Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor306----------
1987Knoxville Blue Jays SouAAtor306----------
1987Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor308----------
1988Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil318----------
1988Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil3119----------
1989Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil3212----------
1989Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil3213---------1
1990Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil339----------
1990Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil337----------
1991Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn3418----------
1992Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn3518----------
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn359----------
1993Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn3622----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1997Greensboro BatsSALAMinornya40Pitching Coach1407565.5362.03Tom NietoLost in Finals
1998Greensboro BatsSALAMinornya41Pitching Coach1427963.55611.52Tom NietoLost in Finals
1999Norwich NavigatorsEastAAMinornya42Pitching Coach1427864.54914.02Lee MazzilliLost in Finals
2000Norwich NavigatorsEastAAMinornya43Pitching Coach1427666.5357.03Dan Radison
2001Norwich NavigatorsEastAAMinornya44Pitching Coach1428359.5854.02Stump MerrillLost in Semi-Finals
2002Columbus ClippersILAAAMinornya45Pitching Coach1425983.41521.04Stump Merrill,Brian Butterfield,Frank Howard
2003Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAMinortor46Pitching Coach1416279.44019.56Omar Malave
2004Lakewood BlueClawsSALAMinorphi47Pitching Coach1377067.51113.54P.J. Forbes
2006Reading PhilliesEastAAMinorphi49Pitching Coach1407169.50715.03P.J. Forbes-
2007Reading PhilliesEastAAMinorphi50Pitching Coach1417071.49611.55P.J. Forbes
2008Reading PhilliesEastAAMinorphi51Pitching Coach1425389.37331.06P.J. Forbes
2009Williamsport CrosscuttersNYPLA-Minorphi52Pitching Coach764234.5537.02Chris Truby
2010Altoona CurveEastAAMinorpit53Pitching Coach1428260.577--1Matt WalbeckLeague Champions
2011Indianapolis IndiansILAAAMinorpit54Pitching Coach1447668.52812.02Dean Treanor
2012Indianapolis IndiansILAAAMinorpit55Pitching Coach1448955.618--1Dean TreanorLost in Semi-Finals
2014Indianapolis IndiansILAAAMinorpit57Pitching Coach1447371.5076.02Dean Treanor
2015West Virginia Black BearsNYPLA-Minorpit58Pitching Coach764234.5534.02Wyatt ToregasLeague Champions
2016Bristol PiratesAppRkMinorpit59Pitching Coach682543.36814.05Edgar Varela
2017West Virginia Black BearsNYPLA-Minorpit60Pitching Coach754035.5335.03Brian Esposito
2018West Virginia Black BearsNYPLA-Minorpit61Pitching Coach000.000--0Kieran Mattison
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1992-12-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
1992-10-16Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-04-25ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
1992-04-03Released by Mets. 
1991-12-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
1991-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-05-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1990-10-16Released by Brewers. 
1987-10-06Purchased by Brewers from Blue Jays. 
1984-11-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
1984-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1981-04-27TradeTraded by Yankees with Cash to Cubs for Barry Foote. 
1981-04-09Returned to Yankees. 
1978-06-28ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
* 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
1985Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll2860,000-51630-370,78060,00060,000
1988Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll3162,500-60428-392,10762,500122,500
1989Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll32125,000-4761841429,80262,500247,500
1990Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll33255,000-4161741515,727100,000502,500
1992New York MetsTeam Payroll35109,000-68038-962,245109,000611,500
* 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