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Dave SappeltTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2017 MLB Years: 2011-2013
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PositionsCF-370, RF-139, LF-129, OF-62Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid J. Sappelt
Height5-9Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 2,1987 [31.167]PlaceSaxapahaw,North Carolina
High SchoolSouthern Alamance (Graham,NC)
CollegeCoastal Carolina University (Conway,SC)

DraftedSelected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 9th round (269th overall) of the 2008 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$75,000Signing ScoutsSteve KringService Time0.086 (2012)
MLB DebutAugust 7,2011 [24.217]
OrganizationsCIN [4] CHN [2] BOS [1] Awards7
TBC Player ID124899Retrosheet IDsappd001MLBAM ID543743
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed63Power61Contact79XBH56RBIs59Runs59Hitting80Durability66Team.482Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Coastal CarolinaBigSouNCAA-1Fr24of19491782856345375282917204.315.344.461.8058212196.349.146.208.3464.0814.803.632.5535.6021.43
2007Coastal CarolinaBigSouNCAA-1So24of20632766299177105076264018404.359.410.580.99016034315.387.221.319.4238.2512.701.543.1727.6034.34
2008Coastal CarolinaBigSouNCAA-1Jr24of21642756496250187073332724606.349.415.6361.05117543320.331.287.422.44410.318.440.825.6315.2844.79
2008Billings MustangsPioRkcin6of2162254477619573563214512105.299.354.496.85012631279.340.197.291.3687.5316.132.142.5136.2940.79
2009Dayton DragonsMidwAcin6cf227430144811473252611234622314.269.322.392.71411824331.306.123.249.3136.9513.902.000.91100.3329.63
2009Sarasota RedsFSLA+cin-cf226225127741034212111132924102.295.333.406.73910217271.320.111.203.3264.8010.702.231.4862.7522.97
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1365527115524107464722367546416.281.327.399.72622041602.312.118.228.3195.9812.462.081.1678.8626.45
2010Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+cin6cf23197172050046451510001.282.338.352.69025577.357.070.169.3126.4919.483.000.000.0025.00
2010Carolina MudcatsSouAAcin28cf2389330531191989621513314634434.361.416.548.96418136372.394.187.288.4168.3312.371.482.4236.6730.25
2010Louisville BatsILAAAcin6cf2325108123583184161310000.324.365.481.8465212115.362.157.241.3705.2211.302.170.87108.0034.29
2010Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         13350972174321110742518427454435.342.395.507.90225853564.382.165.261.3927.4513.121.761.7750.9030.46
2011Louisville BatsILAAAcin6cf2474297409316372944303924325.313.377.458.83513626336.339.145.246.3648.9311.611.302.0842.4327.96
2011Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin17lf2438107142680051171704001.243.289.318.607348118.289.075.140.2725.9314.412.430.000.0030.77
2012Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn6rf25133500501332647541563673266113.266.314.376.69018837550.296.110.200.3026.5513.272.031.2771.4327.82
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn17rf2526698196028007911011.275.351.449.80031878.293.174.275.3458.9711.541.292.5634.5042.11
2013Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn11lf-rf2690321398115354547273801611.252.305.364.66911723355.268.112.187.2947.6110.701.411.4164.2028.40
2013Chicago CubsNLMLBchn17cf-rf26317561830043131400001.240.269.280.54921378.295.040.107.2463.8517.954.670.000.0016.67
2014Southern Maryland Blue CrAtlInd-273212218364021154101311200.295.348.377.725466136.312.082.172.3247.359.561.301.4761.0016.67
2014Monclova AcererosMexAAA-2713504202106115400102.400.446.480.92624356.426.080.180.4078.937.140.800.000.0015.00
2014Veracruz Rojos del AguilaMexAAA-273313118369201045101612000.275.331.374.7054911144.313.099.168.3156.9411.111.600.000.0030.56
2014Totals for Mex-Mex         46181225611301656152012102.309.364.403.7677314200.346.094.171.3417.5010.001.330.000.0025.00
2015Portland Sea DogsEastAAbos0cf-rf28829561022003700000.207.281.448.72913332.200.241.345.3159.3821.882.336.2514.5050.00
2015Campeche PiratasMexAAA-28542274576161103553222821002.335.398.546.94412427252.349.211.317.4078.7311.111.273.9722.7035.53
2015Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         622565082171123753253521002.320.385.535.92013730284.335.215.320.3968.8012.321.404.2321.3336.59
2016Campeche PiratasMexAAA-29702653565100103462264200206.245.311.396.70710520293.256.151.264.3078.8714.331.623.4126.5030.77
2016Monterrey SultanesMexAAA-293917532651514272283300104.371.397.537.9349420184.439.166.211.3984.3517.934.132.1743.7530.77
2016Totals for Mex-Mex         109440671302511461843475003010.295.344.452.79619940477.328.157.243.3427.1315.722.212.9431.4330.77
2017Aguascalientes RielerosMexAAA-30803306095201124042434841225.288.375.464.83915333380.305.176.312.36011.3212.631.123.1627.5034.74
2017Tabasco OlmecasMexAAA-3014566142113113900002.250.288.375.66321459.283.125.179.2865.0815.253.001.6956.0028.57
2017Totals for Mex-Mex         9438666109222134353465741227.282.363.451.81417437439.302.169.293.35010.4812.981.242.9629.6933.94
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter95251286317021742174015013.251.301.343.6448619274.292.092.167.0006.2014.602.350.73125.5030.16
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter939369652410892074382440124763125312127301056.295.350.440.79016283324086.323.145.243.0007.6413.001.702.0145.0730.49
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter625246034171313920572915034216343121521640.290.347.432.77910632162724.315.142.237.0007.9312.591.592.0943.1630.29
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter973595812520811641513345334434.348.405.540.94519439404.381.192.292.0008.4213.121.562.7232.6431.20
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter8132234941534252715184434103.292.334.394.72812722348.327.102.196.0005.1712.642.441.1580.5023.40
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7430144811473252611234622314.269.322.392.71411824331.306.123.249.0006.9513.902.000.91100.3329.63
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter62254477619573563214512105.299.354.496.85012631279.340.197.291.0007.5316.132.142.5136.2940.79
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3212218364021154101311200.295.348.377.725466136.312.082.172.0007.359.561.301.4761.0016.67
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1767291542514511331571911679641912014.344.397.572.96941789831.356.228.331.0008.0611.551.433.9722.0935.46
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter5714414379021231102311012.257.310.361.6715211156.294.104.188.0006.4114.742.301.2872.0029.73
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter38107142680051171704001.243.289.318.607348118.289.075.140.0005.9314.412.430.000.0030.77
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624284810729032973296829025.251.301.343.64414732467.292.092.167.0006.2014.602.350.73125.5030.16
Average Minor - Per 162 games16263890188367147621135492455210.295.350.440.79028157705.323.145.243.0007.6413.001.702.0145.0730.49

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2008Billings Mustangs PioRkcin21OF62--120311124123.9921.98------62100.083.8
2009Dayton Dragons MidwAcin22CF60--14431-148147.9932.45------7481.143.2
2009Dayton Dragons MidwAcin22LF14--284-232321.0002.29------7418.910.1
2009Sarasota Reds FSLA+cin22CF62--175522182180.9892.90------62100.045.3
2010Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+cin23CF19--362113938.9742.00------19100.013.8
2010Carolina Mudcats SouAAcin23CF78--190613197196.9952.51------8987.656.9
2010Carolina Mudcats SouAAcin23LF9--154--19191.0002.11------8910.16.6
2010Louisville Bats ILAAAcin23CF25--641--65651.0002.60------25100.017.5
2011Louisville Bats ILAAAcin24CF59--145431152149.9802.53------7479.741.0
2011Louisville Bats ILAAAcin24LF13--23-1-2423.9581.77------7417.69.0
2011Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24LF3120194442-146461.0001.480.24-----3881.619.1
2011Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24CF42207---771.0001.750.35-----3810.52.5
2012Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn25RF84--164611171170.9942.02------13363.260.0
2012Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn25CF26--613116564.9852.46------13319.518.6
2012Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn25LF20--403214543.9562.15------13315.014.3
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25RF2016143372-139391.0001.950.27-----2676.912.3
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25LF4-7-------------2615.42.5
2013Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn26LF36--654127069.9861.92------9040.025.0
2013Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn26RF25--5211-5453.9812.12------9027.817.4
2013Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn26CF19--351--36361.0001.89------9021.113.2
2013Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26CF13108517---17171.0001.310.20-----3141.98.0
2013Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26RF754511-1-1211.9171.570.24-----3122.64.3
2013Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26LF2-42---221.0001.000.50-----316.51.2
2015Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos28CF5--171212018.9003.60------862.53.5
2015Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos28RF3--5---551.0001.67------837.52.1
MLB Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF3720205462-148481.0001.300.23-----370.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF2721188482115150.9801.850.27-----270.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF171210524---24241.0001.410.23-----170.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 4 season(s)-   CF129--305942318314.9872.43------1290.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF109--216721225223.9912.05------1090.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF69--128743139135.9711.96------690.00.0
AA Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF83--207734217214.9862.58------830.00.0
AA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF9--154--19191.0002.11------90.00.0
AA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF3--5---551.0001.67------30.00.0
A+ Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF81--211733221218.9862.69------810.00.0
A Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF60--14431-148147.9932.45------600.00.0
A Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF14--284-232321.0002.29------140.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF62--120311124123.9921.98------620.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2008Billings Mustangs PioRkcin21---------62-
2009Dayton Dragons MidwAcin22------1460---
2009Sarasota Reds FSLA+cin22-------62---
2010Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+cin23-------19---
2010Carolina Mudcats SouAAcin23------978---
2010Louisville Bats ILAAAcin23-------25---
2011Louisville Bats ILAAAcin24------1359---
2011Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24------314---
2012Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn25------202684--
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25------4-20--
2013Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn26------361925--
2013Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26------2137--
2015Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos28-------53--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010Peoria SaguarosArizona Fall LgMinor232172921200100331100000.292.320.319.63923275.344.027.0284.0014.673.670.000.009.52
2010Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2345000000001000000.000.167.000.167006.000.000.20016.670.000.000.000.000.00
2011Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB242039112251312212200100.564.571.9741.54538942.543.410.4874.764.761.007.1413.0040.91
2012Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB251837782114114400000.216.293.405.69815441.219.189.2979.769.761.002.4437.0050.00
2013Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2624579111039202710001.193.233.368.60121460.170.175.2463.3311.673.505.0019.0036.36
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs2172921200100331100000.292.320.319.63923275.344.027.0284.0014.673.670.000.009.52
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs661382741827255291310101.297.342.536.8787417149.286.239.3266.048.721.444.7019.7141.46

Awards [7]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2007Big South Conference All-Conference Team (OF) ... Big South Conference Player of the Year2
2008Big South Conference All-Conference Team (OF)1
2009Big South Conference All-Conference Team (OF)1
2010Double-A All-Star (OF) ... Southern League All-Star (OF) ... Southern League Most Valuable Player3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2015-11-10rfFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency28.312  
2015-10-17rfBoston Red SoxPortland (AA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL28.288Team Roster on 2015-10-17
2015-06-23rfBoston Red SoxPortland (AA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured28.172Team Roster on 2015-06-23
2015-06-11rfBoston Red SoxPortland (AA)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract28.160Team Roster on 2015-06-11
2014-04-03rfFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Phillies27.091  
2013-12-18rfPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract26.350Team Roster on 2013-12-18
2013-11-25rfFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Cubs26.327  
2013-09-05rfChicago CubsIowa (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to Iowa (AAA)26.246Team Roster on 2013-09-05
2013-09-03rfChicago CubsIowa (AAA)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment26.244Team Roster on 2013-09-03
2013-07-24rfChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Iowa (AAA)26.203Team Roster on 2013-07-24
2013-07-02rfChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Iowa (AAA)26.181Team Roster on 2013-07-02
2013-05-06cfChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsMLB ActiveRecalled from Iowa (AAA)26.124Team Roster on 2013-05-06
2013-03-05cfChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.492m)26.062Team Roster on 2013-03-05
2012-09-01rfChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Iowa (AAA)25.242Team Roster on 2012-09-01
2012-03-29CF-LFChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Iowa (AAA)25.086Team Roster on 2012-03-29
* 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
2008Cincinnati Reds-2175,000-------75,000Signing Bonus out of 2008 Draft (9th round - 269th overall)
2011Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll24414,000-78940-2,722,607414,000489,000
2012Chicago CubsTeam Payroll25480,0000.08676045-2,954,887480,000969,000
2013Chicago CubsTeam Payroll26492,000-73130193,023,990490,0001,461,0002013-03-05 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.492m)
* 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