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Matt HowardTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1987-1999 MLB Years: 1996-1996
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Positions2B-724, SS-250, 3B-119, OF-1Position when Drafted2BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMatthew Christopher Howard
Height5-10Weight170BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 22,1967 [50.303]PlaceFall River,Massachusetts
CollegePepperdine University (Malibu,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Los Angeles Dodgers [Team Picks] in the 34th round (890th overall) of the 1989 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutMay 17,1996 [28.238]
OrganizationsLAN [6] NYA [2] BAL [1] PIT [1] SFN [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID13036Retrosheet IDhowam001MLBAM ID116211
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed78Power29Contact95XBH27RBIs41Runs60Hitting74Durability69Team.544Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1987PepperdineCollegeSo2b19581703653100326102271200000.312.406.424.8307213197.323.112.318.37313.716.090.441.5256.6724.53
1988PepperdineCollegeJr2b20622434979145736108261700000.325.390.510.90012426269.329.185.300.4019.676.320.652.6034.7132.91
1989PepperdineCollegeSr2b2161237628217664525625900000.346.408.544.95212929262.342.198.384.4249.543.440.362.2939.5035.37
1989Great Falls DodgersPioRklan-2b2159186396282334238211495200.333.422.446.8688313223.345.113.306.3969.426.280.671.3562.0020.97
1990Bakersfield DodgersCalifA+lan-2b221375517514422315447103739134610.261.320.318.63817526611.277.057.191.2936.066.381.050.16551.0018.06
1991Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+lan152b2312944179115213339501856481014620.261.353.342.69515127527.283.081.281.32110.639.110.860.57147.0023.48
1992San Antonio MissionsTexAAlan-2b2495345409312523418152838416110.270.331.351.68212119394.297.081.171.3137.119.641.360.51172.5020.43
1992Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-2b243611614343008129702000.293.344.319.663373127.312.026.095.3087.095.510.780.000.008.82
1992Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1314615412715524219173745418110.275.334.343.67715822521.301.068.152.3127.108.641.220.38230.5017.32
1993San Antonio MissionsTexAAlan-2b25411221235510545161432010.287.383.344.727426143.324.057.180.33711.199.790.880.000.0017.14
1993Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-2b251826340104113201100.154.233.231.4646131.160.077.192.2169.686.450.670.000.0025.00
1993Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         591481539520956191633110.264.357.324.681487174.293.060.182.31610.929.200.840.000.0017.95
1994Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-2b268826744791261331581413641012.296.344.397.74110619292.307.101.180.3304.794.450.930.34267.0024.05
1995Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-ss2770251427682115224292753116.303.385.363.7489111289.335.060.247.34310.039.340.930.35251.0014.47
1996Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-ss285120236701222169318913105.347.401.455.8569216225.354.108.228.3808.004.000.500.89101.0022.86
1996New York YankeesALMLBnya38,992b2835549111019102802102.204.228.278.50615259.217.074.130.2243.3913.564.001.6954.0018.18
1997Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-ss291224789014928766722754331033112.312.391.437.82820941548.324.125.270.3699.856.020.611.0979.6727.52
1998Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn-3b30117406701132102361064034106238.278.356.345.70114023464.298.067.175.3198.627.330.850.43203.0020.35
1999Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-2b311143994111717224413102524445015.293.337.361.69814421437.304.068.138.3145.725.490.960.46199.5017.95
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter35549111019102802102.204.228.278.50615259.217.074.130.0003.3913.564.001.6954.0018.18
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter1077379058510911693423389235973503027567291058.288.357.369.72613972264311.306.081.209.0008.127.010.860.53164.7820.71
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter54618942985669318132087137163122312313452.299.362.388.7507341242124.312.089.193.0007.675.740.750.61145.6921.91
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter20671894204258354442473791221236.284.359.354.71325436826.315.070.199.0008.849.561.080.36239.3317.65
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2669921542594364939728938723181230.261.335.329.664326531138.279.068.231.0008.177.640.940.35248.0020.46
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter59186396282334238211495200.333.422.446.8688313223.345.113.306.0009.426.280.671.3562.0020.97
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1816501472144111161074516783800000.329.401.500.90132568728.332.171.335.00010.715.220.492.2040.6331.78
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter35549111019102802102.204.228.278.50615259.217.074.130.0003.3913.564.001.6954.0018.18
Average MLB - Per 162 games1622504251505425093709509.204.228.278.506699273.217.074.130.0003.3913.564.001.6954.0018.18
Average Minor - Per 162 games16257088164255359351553451110429.288.357.369.72621034648.306.081.209.0008.127.010.860.53164.7820.71

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1993Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-Rel25000.0010100101.2000000000----------0.00--
1994Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-Rel260027.0020200202.07661120004.0031.504.504.509.002.00--
1998Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn-Rel30000.0010100100.21000110003.0013.50--13.5013.501.00--
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter0012.4640400403.08661230002.3116.622.084.156.231.50--
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter0012.4640400403.08661230002.3116.622.084.156.231.50--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings0012.462030203002030220.0406305305511021520002.3116.622.084.156.231.50--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1989Great Falls Dodgers PioRklan212B55--108173536286281.9835.11------5993.282.1
1989Great Falls Dodgers PioRklan213B6--691-1615.9382.50------5910.29.0
1990Bakersfield Dodgers CalifA+lan222B137--2534326107691685.9915.00------137100.096.5
1991Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan232B128--197336972542533.9834.16------12999.297.7
1991Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan23SS6---2--221.0000.33------1294.74.6
1992San Antonio Missions TexAAlan242B94--167268549440435.9894.63------9598.969.1
1992Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan242B34--53106127160159.9944.68------3694.423.8
1993San Antonio Missions TexAAlan252B32--5177213130128.9854.00------4178.023.9
1993San Antonio Missions TexAAlan25SS1--22--441.0004.00------412.40.7
1993San Antonio Missions TexAAlan253B1--11--221.0002.00------412.40.7
1993Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan252B12--922153231.9692.58------1866.78.4
1994Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan262B64--134168251304302.9934.72------8872.746.0
1994Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan263B12--618222624.9232.00------8813.68.6
1995Bowie Baysox EastAAbal27SS67--86196838290282.9724.21------7095.747.2
1996Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya28SS46--53147830208200.9624.35------5190.232.4
1996Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya282B7--1517-332321.0004.57------5113.74.9
1996New York YankeesALMLBnya282B30--1427154241.9761.37------3585.718.5
1996New York YankeesALMLBnya283B6--34--771.0001.17------3517.13.7
1997Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya29SS110--154293569452447.9894.06------12290.277.5
1997Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya292B5--613-219191.0003.80------1224.13.5
1998Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn303B87--369927137135.9851.55------11774.453.4
1998Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn302B26--5375614134128.9554.92------11722.216.0
1998Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn30SS16--2145396966.9574.13------11713.79.8
1999Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit312B100--189259868456448.9824.48------11487.771.4
1999Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit313B7--48111312.9231.71------1146.15.0
1999Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit31SS4--3163-2219.8644.75------1143.52.9
1999Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit31OF1---------------1140.90.7
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B30--1427154241.9761.37------300.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B6--34--771.0001.17------60.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 7 season(s)-   2B248--4596601817011371119.9844.51------2480.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 4 season(s)-   SS176--23150119108751732.9754.16------1760.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B106--46125510176171.9721.61------1060.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1---------------10.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B126--218345762570563.9884.47------1260.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS68--88198838294286.9734.21------680.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1--11--221.0002.00------10.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B265--4507681517912331218.9884.60------2650.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS6---2--221.0000.33------60.00.0
Rk Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B55--108173536286281.9835.11------550.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B6--691-1615.9382.50------60.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1989Great Falls Dodgers PioRklan21---55-6-----
1990Bakersfield Dodgers CalifA+lan22---137-------
1991Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan23---1286------
1992San Antonio Missions TexAAlan24---94-------
1992Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan24---34-------
1993San Antonio Missions TexAAlan25---3211-----
1993Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan25---12-------
1994Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan26---64-12-----
1995Bowie Baysox EastAAbal27----67------
1996Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya28---746------
1996New York YankeesALMLBnya28---30-6-----
1997Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya29---5110------
1998Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn30---261687-----
1999Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit31---10047---1-

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1997International League All-Star Team (SS)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1996-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-01-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1995-10-16Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-04-26ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1995-02-03Released by Padres. 
1994-12-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Padres. 
1994-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* 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
1996New York YankeesTeam Payroll28109,000-78644-957,870109,000109,000
* 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