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Eric SurkampTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 2011-2016
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PositionsP-189Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameEric Michael Surkamp
Height6-5Weight220BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJuly 16,1987 [30.316]PlaceCincinnati,Ohio
High SchoolArchbishop Moeller (Cincinnati,OH)
CollegeNorth Carolina State University (Raleigh,NC)

DraftedSelected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 6th round (177th overall) of the 2008 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$135,000Signing ScoutsPat PortugalService Time2.096 (2016)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2011-SFN-#9 ... 2012-SFN-#7
MLB DebutAugust 27,2011 [24.042]
OrganizationsSFN [5] CHA [2] LAN [1] OAK [1] Awards4
TBC Player ID124513Retrosheet IDsurke001MLBAM ID474668
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (41.16%) -- Curveball (22.42%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (17.75%) -- Changeup (10.39%) -- Slider (4.38%) -- Cutter (3.91%)
Fastball Velocity [2016] - 88.12 - [2015] - 87.89 - [2014] - 88.88 - [2013] - 86.77 - [2011] - 87.87
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts61Walks49Hittable48SO/BB57vsPower48Hitting16Durability40Team.534Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2006NC StateACCNCAA-1Fr43S/R18235.1018126000060.0644234532488101.609.600.754.807.201.50.400-
2007NC StateACCNCAA-1So43ST19453.4716160100096.0924537827842001.248.630.752.537.883.11.444-
2008NC StateACCNCAA-1Jr43ST20534.8916160000073.2764740640867001.579.290.734.8910.512.15.625-
2008Arizona GiantsArizRksfn-Rel20002.7020200003.03110070000.908.10----18.900.00--
2008Salem-Keizer VolcanoesNwstA-sfn36S/R20026.43541000014.020101015160001.7912.860.643.2110.293.20.000-
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--S/R0025.71743000017.023111115230001.6211.940.522.6011.944.60.000-
2009Augusta GreenjacketsSALAsfn39ST211153.30232302000131.012957486391699001.288.860.412.6811.614.33.688-
2010San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn43ST22423.11171701100101.07939355221085001.007.020.441.959.594.91.667-
2011San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn-ST23100.0011000006.04000150000.836.00--1.507.505.001.000-
2011Richmond Flying SquirrelsEastAAsfn43ST231042.02232211000142.011037325441655101.086.960.322.7810.433.75.714-
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST01141.94242311000148.011437325451705101.076.920.302.7310.313.78.733-
2011San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn47ST23225.74660000026.2321817117130021.8410.800.345.744.390.76.5004.68
2013San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn-ST25002.93550000015.086523170000.724.701.171.769.985.67--
2013Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn49ST25712.7811110000071.0562322420541001.077.070.502.526.812.70.875-
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0712.8016160000086.2642927623711001.006.650.622.397.373.09.875-
2013San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn47ST250123.6211000002.29772000023.3730.376.75----0.00.00015.05
2014Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha18S/R26454.6918117006078.2954641820863101.4610.870.922.299.844.30.444-
2014Chicago White SoxALMLBcha53Rel26204.8135035002024.0221413313200011.448.141.114.817.401.541.0004.82
2015Oklahoma City DodgersPCLAAAlan41ST27933.5716151100088.0973935823702001.369.880.822.347.133.04.750-
2015Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha23Rel27302.8111110004125.2198839300001.096.661.053.1610.523.331.000-
2015Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--S/R01233.392716111041113.1116474311321002001.309.160.872.537.893.13.800-
2015Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan59Rel270010.8010100003.04442140021.5010.805.402.7010.804.00-11.23
2016Nashville SoundsPCLAAAoak47ST28313.07550000029.0221210310341001.096.750.923.0710.433.40.750-
2016Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak48ST28056.98990000038.2553230821221051.9712.801.864.895.121.05.0006.72
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter486.68521636002093.2122757116525910121.8211.481.514.895.551.13.3332.95
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter52233.151371152251101704.26422782474519676126201.198.180.572.509.693.88.693-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter26103.5661431810101291.028912811626822747101.268.870.802.528.413.34.722-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1042.02232211000142.011037325441655101.086.960.322.7810.433.75.714-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter522.93232301100122.29145407261305000.956.680.511.919.545.00.714-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1153.30232302000131.012957486391699001.288.860.412.6811.614.33.688-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter026.43541000014.020101015160001.7912.860.643.2110.293.20.000-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter002.7020200003.03110070000.908.10----18.900.00--
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter11114.35504461000229.2232134111199921817101.449.090.743.888.542.20.500-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter204.8135035002024.0221413313200011.448.141.114.817.401.541.000-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter056.98990000038.2553230821221051.9712.801.864.895.121.05.000-
San Francisco Giants Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter237.36770000028.0412524317130041.9812.580.925.223.990.76.400-
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0010.8010100003.04442140021.5010.805.402.7010.804.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings9186.6812037830050220.02811721633712013620281.8211.481.514.895.551.13.3332.95
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1673.15433672030220.0200877714612378101.198.180.572.509.693.88.696-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006NC StateACCNCAA-1Fr43p1811000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2011Richmond Flying SquirrelsEastAAsfn43p23814140003001303000.286.333.286.6194018.364.000.071.2845.5616.673.000.000.000.00
2011San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn47p2368010001001500000.125.222.125.347109.333.000.125.17611.1155.565.000.000.000.00
2013Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn49p25612020001002501000.167.286.167.4532015.286.000.167.22513.3333.332.500.000.000.00
2013San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn47p2511000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2015Oklahoma City DodgersPCLAAAlan41p271016231003003703100.188.300.250.5504123.300.062.250.25413.0430.432.330.000.0033.33
2015Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan59p2710000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter89010001001501000.111.200.111.3111011.250.000.111.0009.0945.455.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter24423910070061507100.214.306.238.54410156.321.024.167.00010.7126.792.500.000.0011.11
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter16282510040051204100.179.294.214.5086138.294.035.214.00013.1631.582.400.000.0020.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter814140003001303000.286.333.286.6194018.364.000.071.0005.5616.673.000.000.000.00
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
San Francisco Giants Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter79010001001500000.111.200.111.3111010.250.000.111.00010.0050.005.000.000.000.00
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter10000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162182020000200020101020000.111.200.111.311200223.250.000.111.0009.0945.455.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1622842061700470041101047700.214.306.238.544687378.321.024.167.00010.7126.792.500.000.0011.11

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2008Arizona Giants ArizRksfn20P2--1---111.0000.50------2100.03.6
2008Salem-Keizer Volcanoes NwstA-sfn20P5---3--331.0000.60------5100.06.6
2009Augusta Greenjackets SALAsfn21P23--926-435351.0001.52------23100.016.5
2010San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn22P17--7161-2423.9581.35------17100.012.1
2011San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn23P1--1---111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2011Richmond Flying Squirrels EastAAsfn23P23--722313229.9061.26------23100.016.2
2011San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn23P6626162-97.7781.170.27-----6100.03.7
2013San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn25P5---3--331.0000.60------5100.03.6
2013Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn25P11--27--991.0000.82------11100.07.7
2013San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25P112--------1-100.0-1100.00.6
2014Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha26P18---152-1715.8820.83------18100.012.5
2014Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26P35-2416-1771.0000.200.293-100.0-35100.021.6
2015Oklahoma City Dodgers PCLAAAlan27P16--410-114141.0000.88------16100.011.1
2015Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha27P11--12--331.0000.27------11100.07.6
2015Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan27P1-3-------------1100.00.6
2016Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak28P5---3--331.0000.60------5100.03.5
2016Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28P9938321-65.8330.560.133260.0-9100.05.6
MLB Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P521693514312219.8640.370.207277.8-520.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P61--737214644.9570.72------610.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P23--722313229.9061.26------230.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P23--8191-2827.9641.17------230.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P23--926-435351.0001.52------230.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P5---3--331.0000.60------50.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2--1---111.0000.50------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2008Arizona Giants ArizRksfn202----------
2008Salem-Keizer Volcanoes NwstA-sfn205----------
2009Augusta Greenjackets SALAsfn2123----------
2010San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn2217----------
2011San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn231----------
2011Richmond Flying Squirrels EastAAsfn2323----------
2011San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn236----------
2013San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn255----------
2013Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn2511----------
2013San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn251----------
2014Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha2618----------
2014Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2635----------
2015Oklahoma City Dodgers PCLAAAlan2716----------
2015Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha2711----------
2015Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan271----------
2016Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak285----------
2016Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak289----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2006Orleans CardinalsCape Cod LeagueCollege18322.371358001038.023111042338201.215.450.955.459.001.652.61.600
2007Orleans CardinalsCape Cod LeagueCollege19201.85541000024.120551826001.167.400.372.969.623.251.851.000
2012San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24314.41514000016.117883514001.379.371.652.767.712.804.41.750
2014Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB26107.5040400006.0755116001.3310.501.501.509.006.007.501.000
2015Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB27009.4560600106.210771110001.7713.501.351.3513.5010.009.45.000
2016Hanwha EaglesKoreaForeign28256.311789002141.154322951736201.7311.761.093.707.842.126.97.286
2016Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28213.60624001020.017881719001.207.650.453.158.552.713.60.667
Cape Cod League Totals - 2 yrs522.171899001062.343161553164201.196.210.724.489.242.062.31.714
Korean League Totals - 1 yrs256.311789002141.354322951736201.7211.761.093.707.842.126.97.286
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs625.1421318002049.051282861449001.339.371.102.579.003.505.14.750

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2012San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2451000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs51000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2010California League All-Star Team (SP)1
2011Baseball America Minor League 2nd All-Star Team (SP) ... Double-A All-Star (SP) ... Eastern League All-Star Team (LHP)3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2016-07-08RPFree Agent -InternationalContractReleased and Signed with Hanwha (Korea)28.358  
2016-06-30RPTexas RangersRound Rock (AAA)YMinors--Claimed off waivers from Athletics by Rangers28.350Team Roster on 2016-06-30
2016-06-27RPOakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment28.347Team Roster on 2016-06-27
2016-06-25RPOakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Nashville (AAA)28.345Team Roster on 2016-06-25
2016-06-15RPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Nashville (AAA)28.335Team Roster on 2016-06-15
2016-06-06RPOakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Nashville (AAA)28.326Team Roster on 2016-06-06
2016-06-01RPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Nashville (AAA)28.321Team Roster on 2016-06-01
2016-05-17RPOakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Nashville (AAA)28.306Team Roster on 2016-05-17
2016-05-12RPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Nashville (AAA)28.301Team Roster on 2016-05-12
2016-04-25RPOakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Nashville (AAA)28.284Team Roster on 2016-04-25
2016-04-08RPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors28.267Team Roster on 2016-04-08
2016-04-07RPOakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Nashville (AAA)28.266Team Roster on 2016-04-07
2015-12-15RPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract28.152Team Roster on 2015-12-15
2015-10-11RPFree Agent -Free Agent--Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent28.087  
2015-07-09RPLos Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment27.359Team Roster on 2015-07-09
2015-07-08RPLos Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)27.358Team Roster on 2015-07-08
2015-07-07RPLos Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors27.357Team Roster on 2015-07-07
2015-05-27RPLos Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)27.316Team Roster on 2015-05-27
2015-05-23SPLos Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)-MinorsTradedTraded from White Sox to Dodgers for Blake Smith27.312Team Roster on 2015-05-23
2015-04-28SPChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors27.287Team Roster on 2015-04-28
2015-04-27SPChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment27.286Team Roster on 2015-04-27
2015-04-12SPChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL and assigned to Charlotte (AAA)27.271Team Roster on 2015-04-12
2015-04-05SPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained upper back27.264Team Roster on 2015-04-05
2014-09-02SPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Charlotte (AAA)27.048Team Roster on 2014-09-02
2014-08-31SPChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Charlotte (AAA)27.046Team Roster on 2014-08-31
2014-08-30SPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Charlotte (AAA)27.045Team Roster on 2014-08-30
2014-08-23SPChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Charlotte (AAA)27.038Team Roster on 2014-08-23
2014-08-16SPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Charlotte (AAA)27.031Team Roster on 2014-08-16
2014-08-12SPChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Charlotte (AAA)27.027Team Roster on 2014-08-12
2014-06-26SPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Charlotte (AAA)26.346Team Roster on 2014-06-26
2014-04-12SPChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Charlotte (AAA)26.271Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2014-03-19SPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to minors26.247Team Roster on 2014-03-19
2013-12-24SPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActive--Claimed off waivers from Giants by White Sox26.161Team Roster on 2013-12-24
2013-12-21SPSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment26.158Team Roster on 2013-12-21
2013-10-08SPSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Fresno (AAA)26.084Team Roster on 2013-10-08
2013-07-25SPSan Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Fresno (AAA)26.009Team Roster on 2013-07-25
2013-07-24SPSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Fresno (AAA)26.008Team Roster on 2013-07-24
2013-06-28SPSan Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL and optioned to Fresno (AAA)25.348Team Roster on 2013-06-28
2013-06-05PSan Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to San Jose (A+) for rehab25.325Team Roster on 2013-06-05
2013-05-28PSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL25.317Team Roster on 2013-05-28
2013-03-31PSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Recovery from left elbow surgery25.259Team Roster on 2013-03-31
2012-11-30PSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL25.137Team Roster on 2012-11-30
2012-06-29PSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL24.349Team Roster on 2012-06-29
2012-03-30PSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Left elbow24.258Team Roster on 2012-03-30
* 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
2008San Francisco Giants-20135,000-------135,000Signing Bonus out of 2008 Draft (6th round - 177th overall)
2011San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll23414,000-78943-2,722,607414,000549,000
2013San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll25490,500-76729153,023,990490,0001,039,500
2014Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll26500,000-79434-3,256,497500,0001,539,500
2015Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll27516,0002.05765332283,571,283507,5002,055,500
2016Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll28507,5002.09677129-3,498,245507,5002,563,0002015-12-15 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2016-07-08 - Released and Signed with Hanwha (Korea)
* 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