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Mike LincolnTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1994-2010 MLB Years: 1999-2010
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Rated Prospect

PositionsP-378Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael George Lincoln
Height6-2Weight211BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 10,1975 [43.074]PlaceCarmichael,California
High SchoolCasa Roble (Orangevale,CA)
CollegeUniversity of Tennessee (Knoxville,TN), American River College (Sacramento,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 13th round (367th overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 40th round (1111st overall) of the 1995 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 37th round (1040th overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Montreal Expos [Team Picks] in the 51st round (1401st overall) of the 1993 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsTim O'NeilService Time7.126 (2009)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1999-MIN-#10
MLB DebutApril 7,1999 [23.363]
OrganizationsMIN [5] CIN [3] PIT [3] SLN [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID1242Retrosheet IDlincm001MLBAM ID150221
Pitch Repertoire Curveball (37.67%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (31.44%) -- Cutter (24.12%) -- Changeup (6.78%)
Fastball Velocity [2010] - 88.34
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts28Walks60Hittable40SO/BB47vsPower40Hitting3Durability48Team.496Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1996TennesseeCollegeNCAAJrS/R21643.3314104200270.0643526030760001.348.19--3.849.732.53.600-
1996Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min-ST21524.0712111000059.2643127525244101.499.650.753.773.620.96.714-
1997Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min-ST221342.28202001100134.01304134425754201.168.730.271.685.043.00.765-
1998New Britain Rock CatsEastAAmin-ST231573.22262601000173.0180806213351095001.249.350.681.825.663.11.682-
1999Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAmin-ST24527.78990000059.08252511221392001.7512.511.833.205.951.86.714-
1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin19S/R243106.8418153000076.010259581126274011.6812.031.303.073.181.04.2315.36
2000Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAmin-ST25413.8712120210074.0723532416373001.188.720.481.944.482.31.800-
2000Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin19S/R250310.89844001020.23625251013151022.3715.684.355.666.531.15.00010.15
2001Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-S/R26543.4418135101091.29039351025713101.258.840.982.456.972.84.556-
2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit57Rel26212.6831031005040.0341612311242041.127.590.672.455.362.18.6673.94
2002Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-Rel27001.2310010007214.2142202151001.098.59--1.239.207.50--
2002Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit57Rel27243.1155055009072.0802825727502001.489.950.873.366.221.85.3333.96
2003Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-Rel28110.71808001012.28211491000.955.680.712.846.392.25.500-
2003Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit57Rel28345.20360360014536.0382221513281011.409.411.243.226.942.15.4294.43
2004St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36Rel29325.1913013001017.010121016140010.925.190.523.127.272.33.6003.40
2008Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin57Rel33254.48640640012070.06637351024573031.288.451.283.077.292.38.2864.51
2009Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin57Rel34118.2219019008023.029212171991042.0911.352.747.433.520.47.5009.27
2010Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin57Rel35107.3219019005019.2251616110121021.7811.440.464.585.491.201.0004.35
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter17305.332631924400555374.042023622355149236150181.5110.041.323.565.641.58.3621.98
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter48213.5511591245292617.06402822444915337923401.289.300.712.225.512.48.696-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1584.325734233192250.0266130121276817110101.329.490.962.436.102.51.652-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1573.22262601000173.0180806213351095001.249.350.681.825.663.11.682-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1862.83323111100193.21947261950998301.269.020.422.324.601.98.750-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter643.3314104200270.0643526030760001.348.19--3.849.732.53.600-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter793.50122012200285148.1152665815511025051.369.180.913.086.162.00.438-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter465.73102010200250112.112074721853785091.539.561.434.226.211.47.400-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter3137.7026197001096.113884832139425031.8212.801.953.623.901.08.188-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter325.1913013001017.010121016140010.925.190.523.127.272.33.600-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings10185.331541114300323220.0246138130328713890111.5110.041.323.565.641.58.3571.98
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1773.55413292131220.02271008717541358101.289.300.712.225.512.48.708-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin19p2411000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2001Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-p261820331000000402000.150.150.200.3504122.188.050.050.1510.0018.180.000.000.0033.33
2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit57p26304010000000001000.250.250.250.500105.250.000.000.2220.000.000.000.000.000.00
2002Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-p27101000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2002Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit57p27535000000000500000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2003Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-p2881000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2008Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin57p33612000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2009Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin57p34182000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2010Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin57p35191000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter18215010000000701000.067.067.067.1341016.125.000.000.0000.0043.750.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3622331000000502000.136.136.182.3184124.176.046.045.0000.0020.830.000.000.0033.33
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3622331000000502000.136.136.182.3184124.176.046.045.0000.0020.830.000.000.0033.33
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter839010000000501000.111.111.111.2221010.250.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter985000000000200000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16213010000000601000.067.067.067.1341014.125.000.000.0000.0043.750.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16299141450000002309000.136.136.182.318185108.176.046.045.0000.0020.830.000.000.0033.33

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1996Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min21P12--712--19191.0001.58------12100.08.8
1997Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min22P20--1029124039.9751.95------20100.014.4
1998New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin23P26--1742136059.9832.27------26100.018.3
1999Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin24P9--28-110101.0001.11------9100.06.4
1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24P18-76512--17171.0000.940.22-----18100.011.3
2000Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin25P12--119--20201.0001.67------12100.08.4
2000Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25P8-2012--331.0000.380.15-----8100.04.9
2001Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit26P18--810131918.9471.00------18100.012.8
2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26P31-40111111312.9230.390.30-----31100.019.1
2002Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit27P10--13--441.0000.40------10100.07.0
2002Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27P55-72411-215151.0000.270.21-----55100.034.2
2003Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit28P8--22--441.0000.50------8100.05.6
2003Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28P36-36141-65.8330.140.14-----36100.022.2
2004St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29P13-17121-43.7500.230.18-----13100.08.0
2008Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33P64-70611111817.9440.270.24-----64100.039.5
2009Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34P19-2326-1881.0000.420.35-----19100.011.7
2010Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35P19-1922--441.0000.210.21-----19100.011.7
MLB Totals for P - 9 season(s)-   P263-3732361458884.9550.320.23-----2630.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P57--2432145756.9820.98------570.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P26--1742136059.9832.27------260.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P32--1741125958.9831.81------320.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1996Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min2112----------
1997Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min2220----------
1998New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin2326----------
1999Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin249----------
1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2418----------
2000Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin2512----------
2000Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin258----------
2001Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit2618----------
2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2631----------
2002Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit2710----------
2002Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2755----------
2003Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit288----------
2003Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2836----------
2004St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2913----------
2008Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3364----------
2009Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3419----------
2010Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3519----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2008Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB33215.2510010002012.0977046101.086.750.003.004.501.505.25.667
2009Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB34000.0001-1001318.01200000000.676.000.000.000.0000.00.000
2010Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB35215.84633000012.118108116001.5713.140.730.734.386.007.30.667
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs423.1916412003342.33917151512101.048.290.211.062.552.403.61.667

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3561000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs61000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1998Double-A All-Star (SP) ... Eastern League All-Star Team (RHP)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-11-07Free AgentGranted free agency 
2010-07-17InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2010-06-01InjuredDisabled -- Strained Muscle In His Right Side 
2009-11-16InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-08-25InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2009-06-17InjuredDisabled -- Bulging disc in neck 
2008-12-04ContractSigned by Reds (2-years) 
2005-04-02InjuredDisabled -- recovering from Tommy John surgery 
2004-11-11InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-05-07InjuredDisabled -- - 
2004-01-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
2003-12-21Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-03-24InjuredDisabled -- - 
2001-08-28InjuredActivated from DL 
2001-08-13InjuredDisabled -- - 
2001-02-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
2000-12-20Released by Twins. 
* 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1999Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll24200,000-80729-1,454,491200,000200,000
2000Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll25175,000-79534-1,394,248200,000375,000
2001Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll26200,000-77139-1,897,758200,000575,000
2002Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll27267,500-60919332,011,045200,000842,500
2003Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll28315,500-61827232,163,527300,0001,158,000
2004St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll29450,000-49421452,070,100300,0001,608,000
2008Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll33550,000-48618472,696,252390,0002,158,000
2009Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll341,500,0007.12636113552,746,792400,0003,658,000
2010Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll352,500,000-2997672,812,412400,0006,158,000
* 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