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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Matthew Christopher Howard
Stat Years
1989-1999  [mlb] 1996-1996
Height/Weight
5-10 / 170
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
2B (724) ... SS (250) ... 3B (119) ... OF (1)
Draft Position
2B
Born Date/Place
High School
2087
Colleges
Pepperdine University (Malibu, California)
Draft
Selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in Round #34 (#890 overall) of the 1989 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1996-05-17 - Boxscore  (Age: 28.238)
Service Time
Organizations
LAN [6] NYA [2] PIT [1] BAL [1] SFN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 13036 ... retro id: howam001 ... mlbam id: 116211
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1989Great Falls DodgersPioRklan-212b---159186396282334238211495200.333.422.446.8682238313.306.113.3459.426.280.6762.01.3521.0
    1990Bakersfield DodgersCalifA+lan-222b---21375517514422315447103739134610.261.320.318.63861117526.191.057.2776.066.381.05551.00.1618.1
    1991Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+lan15232b---312944179115213339501856481014620.261.353.342.69552715127.281.081.28310.639.110.86147.00.5723.5
    1992San Antonio MissionsTexAAlan-242b---495345409312523418152838416110.270.331.351.68239412119.171.081.2977.119.641.36172.50.5120.4
    1992Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-242b---43611614343008129702000.293.344.319.663127373.095.026.3127.095.510.780.00.008.8
    1993San Antonio MissionsTexAAlan-252b---5411221235510545161432010.287.383.344.727143426.180.057.32411.199.790.880.00.0017.1
    1993Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-252b---51826340104113201100.154.233.231.4643161.192.077.1609.686.450.670.00.0025.0
    1994Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-262b---68826744791261331581413641012.296.344.397.74129210619.180.101.3074.794.450.93267.00.3424.0
    1995Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-27ss---770251427682115224292753116.303.385.363.7482899111.247.060.33510.039.340.93251.00.3514.5
    1996Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-28ss---85120236701222169318913105.347.401.455.8562259216.228.108.3548.004.000.50101.00.8922.9
    1996New York YankeesALMLBnya38,99282bL-S-E-P835549111019102802102.204.228.278.50659152.130.074.2173.3913.564.0054.01.6918.2
    1997Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-29ss---91224789014928766722754331033112.312.391.437.82854820941.270.125.3249.856.020.6179.71.0927.5
    1998Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn-303b---10117406701132102361064034106238.278.356.345.70146414023.175.067.2988.627.330.85203.00.4320.4
    1999Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-312b---111143994111717224413102524445015.293.337.361.69843714421.138.068.3045.725.490.96199.50.4618.0
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)35549111019102802102.204.228.278.50659152.130.074.2173.3913.564.0054.01.6918.2
    American League Totals (1 yrs)35549111019102802102.204.228.278.50659152.130.074.2173.3913.564.0054.01.6918.2
    Minor League Totals1077379058510911693423389235973503027567291058.288.357.369.72643111397226.209.081.3068.127.010.86164.80.5320.7
    Minor: Rk Totals59186396282334238211495200.333.422.446.8682238313.306.113.3459.426.280.6762.01.3521.0
    Minor: A+ Totals2669921542594364939728938723181230.261.335.329.664113832653.231.068.2798.177.640.94248.00.3520.5
    Minor: AA Totals20671894204258354442473791221236.284.359.354.71382625436.199.070.3158.849.561.08239.30.3617.6
    Minor: AAA Totals54618942985669318132087137163122312313452.299.362.388.7502124734124.193.089.3127.675.740.75145.70.6121.9
    New York Yankees Totals (1 yrs)35549111019102802102.204.228.278.50659152.130.074.2173.3913.564.0054.01.6918.2
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1993Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-251---000.0010001101.20000000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00.000
    1993Minor Totals: LANbyYearAAA----251---000.0010001101.70000000000.000.000.000.000.000.002.00.000
    1994Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-262---0027.0020002202.07661120004.0031.504.504.509.0027.002.00.000
    1994Minor Totals: LANbyYearAAA----261---0027.0020002202.07661120004.0031.504.504.509.0027.002.00.000
    1998Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn-303---000.0010001100.21000110003.0013.500.0013.5013.500.001.00.000
    1998Minor Totals: SFNbyYearAAA----301---000.0010001100.710001100010.0045.000.0045.0045.000.001.00.000
    Minor League Totals0013.1740004404.38661230002.4417.562.204.396.5913.171.50.000
    Minor: AAA Totals0013.1740004404.38661230002.4417.562.204.396.5913.171.50.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1989Great Falls DodgersPioRk212B5500.0108173536286281.9835.100.0082.193.21
    1989Great Falls DodgersPioRk213B600.069101615.9382.500.009.010.23
    1990Bakersfield DodgersCalifA+222B13700.02534326107691685.9915.000.0096.5100.01
    1991Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+232B12800.0197336972542533.9834.200.0097.799.21
    1991Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+23SS600.00200221.0000.300.004.64.75
    1992San Antonio MissionsTexAA242B9400.0167268549440435.9894.600.0069.198.91
    1992Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA242B3400.053106127160159.9944.700.0023.894.42
    1993San Antonio MissionsTexAA252B3200.05177213130128.9854.000.0023.978.03
    1993San Antonio MissionsTexAA253B100.01100221.0002.000.000.72.46
    1993San Antonio MissionsTexAA25SS100.02200441.0004.000.000.72.47
    1993Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA252B1200.0922153231.9692.600.008.466.73
    1994Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA262B6400.0134168251304302.9934.700.0046.072.72
    1994Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA263B1200.0618222624.9232.000.008.613.62
    1995Bowie BaysoxEastAA27SS6700.086196838290282.9724.200.0047.295.71
    1996Columbus ClippersILAAA282B700.015170332321.0004.600.004.913.76
    1996Columbus ClippersILAAA28SS4600.053147830208200.9624.300.0032.490.22
    1996New York YankeesALMLB282B3000.01427154241.9761.400.0018.585.73
    1996New York YankeesALMLB283B600.03400771.0001.200.003.717.15
    1997Columbus ClippersILAAA292B500.06130219191.0003.800.003.54.15
    1997Columbus ClippersILAAA29SS11000.0154293569452447.9894.100.0077.590.21
    1998Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAA302B2600.05375614134128.9554.900.0016.022.22
    1998Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAA303B8700.0369927137135.9851.600.0053.474.41
    1998Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAA30SS1600.02145396966.9574.100.009.813.72
    1999Nashville SoundsPCLAAA312B10000.0189259868456448.9824.500.0071.487.71
    1999Nashville SoundsPCLAAA313B700.048111312.9231.700.005.06.13
    1999Nashville SoundsPCLAAA31SS400.0316302219.8644.800.002.93.57
    1999Nashville SoundsPCLAAA31OF100.0000000.0000.000.000.70.912
    MLB Totals - (2B)30001427154241.9761.400.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)6003400771.0001.200.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (2B)248004596601817011371119.9844.500.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)1060046125510176171.9721.600.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (SS)1760023150119108751732.9754.200.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (2B)12600218345762570563.9884.500.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (3B)1001100221.0002.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (SS)680088198838294286.9734.200.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (2B)265004507681517912331218.9884.600.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (SS)6000200221.0000.300.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (2B)5500108173536286281.9835.100.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (3B)60069101615.9382.500.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1989Minor---556------
    1990Minor---137-------
    1991Minor---128-6-----
    1992Minor---128-------
    1993Minor---4411-----
    1994Minor---6412------
    1995Minor-----67-----
    1996MLB---306------
    1996Minor---7-46-----
    1997Minor---5-110-----
    1998Minor---268716-----
    1999Minor---10074---1-
    Totals---724119250---1-