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Corey PattersonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2013 MLB Years: 2000-2011
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
Futures Game

PositionsCF-1133, OF-334, LF-241, RF-76, DH-17, P-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDonald Corey Patterson
Height5-9Weight180BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 13,1979 [39.097]PlaceAtlanta,Georgia
High SchoolHarrison (Kennesaw,GA)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 1st round (3rd overall) of the 1998 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$3,700,000Signing ScoutsOneri FleitaService Time9.083 (2011)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1999-MLB-#16 ... 1999-CHN-#1 ... 2000-MLB-#3 ... 2000-CHN-#1 ... 2001-MLB-#2 ... 2001-CHN-#1
MLB DebutSeptember 18,2000 [21.036]
OrganizationsCHN [7] BAL [3] MIL [2] CIN [1] NYA [1] SEA [1] SLN [1] TOR [1] WAS [1] Awards9
TBC Player ID1388Retrosheet IDpattc001MLBAM ID279913
RelationshipsBrother of Eric Patterson
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed92Power63Contact42XBH59RBIs46Runs73Hitting56Durability56Team.495Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999Lansing LugnutsMidwAchn-of191124759415235172079339258550415.320.358.592.95028172509.353.272.375.3994.9116.703.403.9323.7547.37
2000West Tennessee Diamond JaSouAAchn25of20118444731162652282271445115100757.261.338.491.82921853506.299.230.360.3518.8922.732.564.3520.1845.69
2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27cf2011429710221131411000.167.239.333.57214347.192.166.238.2536.3829.794.674.2621.0042.86
2001Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn20of21893676393223732198296513302.253.308.387.69514232403.289.134.243.3037.2016.132.241.7452.4334.41
2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn20cf21591312629304144063332301.221.266.336.602447145.258.115.191.2634.1422.765.502.7632.7524.14
2002Chicago CubsNLMLBchn20cf221535927115030514541831914284518.253.284.392.67623249628.308.139.196.2933.0322.617.472.2342.2932.67
2003Chicago CubsNLMLBchn20cf238332949981771355165157710225.298.329.511.84016837347.353.213.292.3554.3222.195.133.7525.3137.76
2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn20cf241576319116833624723294516855177.266.320.452.77228563687.327.186.293.3296.5524.453.733.4926.2937.50
2005Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-of2524911627405126181921010.297.366.505.871469102.328.208.352.3757.8418.632.384.9018.2033.33
2005Chicago CubsNLMLBchn20cf25126451479715313341552311815135.215.254.348.60215731481.262.133.206.2614.7824.535.132.7034.6931.96
2006Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal17cf26135463751281951653459219458150.276.314.443.75720540498.316.167.289.3224.2218.884.483.2128.9431.25
2007Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal16cf27132461651242628453792165413413.269.304.386.69017836503.296.117.223.3024.1712.923.101.5957.6329.03
2008Louisville BatsILAAAcin-of28522392000111500001.409.435.500.93511223.529.091.136.4134.3521.745.000.000.0022.22
2008Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23cf2813536646751721034149165715403.205.238.344.58212629392.215.139.197.2534.0814.543.562.5536.6038.67
2009Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas4cf29842633072161740145136543001.274.318.422.74011124283.340.148.232.3254.5922.975.002.4737.5733.33
2009Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil4cf292912424411235227382501211.331.366.597.9637420135.375.266.363.4045.9318.523.133.7024.8048.78
2009Totals for AAA-AAA         113387541132841262218219044212.292.333.478.81118544418.352.186.274.3505.0221.534.292.8732.2538.94
2009Washington NationalsNLMLBwas4rf-cf29515020000200600000.133.133.133.2662015.222.000.133.1190.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2009Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil10cf291114010000010701001.071.071.071.1421015.143.000-.071.0640.0046.670.000.000.000.00
2009Totals for NL-NL         16290300002101301001.103.103.103.2063030.188.000.034.0930.0043.330.000.000.000.00
2010Norfolk TidesILAAAbal4cf3014576215102335800001.368.419.491.91028662.429.123.211.4018.0612.901.600.000.0028.57
2010Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal6lf309030843831618322142075110123.269.315.406.72112525340.332.137.256.3165.8822.063.752.3538.5030.12
2011Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-cf31415150000301400000.333.375.333.7085016.455.000.267.3216.2525.004.000.000.000.00
2011Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor16lf-cf31893174480163633138156516217.252.287.379.66612025341.298.127.189.2914.4019.064.331.7652.8331.25
2011St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln44rf-cf3144515840030121203001.157.189.235.42412456.205.078.098.1893.5721.436.000.000.0050.00
2011Totals for MLB-MLB         1333684988203636139177719218.239.273.359.63213229397.286.120.177.2774.2819.404.531.5161.3332.95
2012Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil11lf3211736346912041039183157834244.251.285.410.69514934387.292.159.242.2963.8820.165.202.5836.3037.36
2013Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RaiILAAAnya6cf-lf33532092243906144274212104.206.234.335.5697015220.228.129.172.2503.1819.096.002.7334.8334.88
2013Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea-cf33196361111182031611002.175.224.270.49417368.217.095.175.2224.4123.535.331.4763.0027.27
2013Totals for AAA-AAA         72272285410172262105823106.199.232.320.5528718288.226.121.173.2433.4720.145.802.4338.8633.33
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter12304171571105019734118431218642069333163242244.252.290.400.69016693494495.296.148.235.0004.5820.764.532.6335.3533.24
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter66824933846811523583330137491605272715191228.273.322.462.78411522702714.314.189.288.0005.9019.423.293.0630.0439.65
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter434155921640891134116974268932312158616.262.305.416.7216481451683.305.154.242.0005.2919.193.632.4438.0235.54
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter118444731162652282271445115100757.261.338.491.82921853506.299.230.360.0008.8922.732.564.3520.1845.69
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter415150000301400000.333.375.333.7085016.455.000.267.0006.2525.004.000.000.000.00
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1124759415235172079339258550415.320.358.592.95028172509.353.272.375.0004.9116.703.403.9323.7547.37
Chicago Cubs Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter589217629354999217023186231115521917121326.252.293.414.7079001902335.306.162.241.0004.7523.644.973.0031.0934.61
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter35712321833356183213010322622341031686.272.311.412.7235081011341.312.140.256.0004.6217.453.772.3938.5030.15
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13536646751721034149165715403.205.238.344.58212629392.215.139.197.0004.0814.543.562.5536.6038.67
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter893174480163633138156516217.252.287.379.66612025341.298.127.189.0004.4019.064.331.7652.8331.25
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter44515840030121203001.157.189.235.42412456.205.078.098.0003.5721.436.000.000.0050.00
Washington Nationals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter515020000200600000.133.133.133.2662015.222.000.133.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1114010000010701001.071.071.071.1421015.143.000-.071.0000.0046.670.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625497513826416572982712348336.252.290.400.69022046592.296.148.235.0004.5820.764.532.6335.3533.24
Average Minor - Per 162 games16260593165378208033123912874537.273.322.462.78427965658.314.189.288.0005.9019.423.293.0630.0439.65

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2013Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RaiILAAAnya6Rel33019.0010100101.03111000003.0027.009.00----0.00.000-
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter019.0010100101.03111000003.0027.009.00----0.00.000-
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter019.0010100101.03111000003.0027.009.00----0.00.000-
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings02209.002200220002200220.0660220220220000003.0027.009.00----0.00.000-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1999Lansing Lugnuts MidwAchn19OF102--244793260251.9652.46------11291.172.9
2000West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn20OF118--296732306303.9902.57------118100.085.5
2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn20CF11-8526-1-2726.9632.360.31-----11100.06.8
2001Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn21OF87--18036-189183.9682.10------8997.860.8
2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21CF45-24470-2-7270.9721.560.29-----5976.327.8
2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21LF13-3811---11111.0000.850.29-----5922.08.0
2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21RF1-31---111.0001.000.33-----591.70.6
2002Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22CF147-1217303531311308.9902.100.25-----15396.190.7
2003Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23CF8279710152341159155.9751.890.22-----8398.850.6
2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24CF1571521367324815333332.9972.110.24-----157100.096.9
2005Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn25OF23--603-163631.0002.74------2495.816.5
2005Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25CF122111986239652250245.9802.010.25-----12696.875.3
2006Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26CF1341221078345744356352.9892.630.33-----13599.382.7
2007Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27CF1321181057281831292289.9902.190.27-----132100.081.5
2008Louisville Bats ILAAAcin28OF4--12---12121.0003.00------580.02.8
2008Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28CF12482798242331248245.9881.980.31-----13591.976.5
2009Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas29CF43--9441-9998.9902.28------8451.229.9
2009Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil29CF24--622116564.9852.67------2982.816.7
2009Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas29LF19--3241-3736.9731.89------8422.613.2
2009Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas29RF5--4---441.0000.80------846.03.5
2009Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil29RF4--5---551.0001.25------2913.82.8
2009Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil29LF2--61--771.0003.50------296.91.4
2009Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil29CF42216---661.0001.500.29-----1136.42.5
2009Washington NationalsNLMLBwas29CF22183---331.0001.500.17-----540.01.2
2009Washington NationalsNLMLBwas29RF21113---331.0001.500.27-----540.01.2
2010Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal30CF9--20-1-2120.9522.22------1464.36.3
2010Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal30RF4--131-114141.0003.50------1428.62.8
2010Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal30LF1--1---111.0001.00------147.10.7
2010Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30LF5653466116451125120.9602.140.26-----9062.234.6
2010Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30DH14---------------9015.68.6
2010Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30CF1066621---21211.0002.100.32-----9011.16.2
2010Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30RF1191---111.0001.000.11-----901.10.6
2011Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor31CF3--2---221.0000.67------475.02.1
2011Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31LF5143391913--94941.0001.840.24-----8957.331.5
2011Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31CF302824362---62621.0002.070.26-----8933.718.5
2011St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31RF16343131111514.9330.880.33-----4436.49.9
2011St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31CF1034412---12121.0001.200.27-----4422.76.2
2011Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31RF93399---991.0001.000.23-----8910.15.6
2011St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31LF5-52---221.0000.400.40-----4411.43.1
2012Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil32LF68--10432-109107.9821.57------11758.147.2
2012Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil32RF28--5111-5352.9811.86------11723.919.4
2012Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil32CF5--14---14141.0002.80------1174.33.5
2013Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya33CF25--441--45451.0001.80------5347.217.4
2013Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya33LF22--431--44441.0002.00------5341.515.3
2013Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea33CF14--382-140401.0002.86------1973.79.7
2013Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya33RF6--4---441.0000.67------5311.34.2
2013Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea33LF4--3---331.0000.75------1921.12.8
2013Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya33P1---------------531.90.7
MLB Totals for CF - 12 season(s)-   CF10107057934208640261521522126.9882.100.27-----10100.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF12596900220751232227.9781.820.25-----1250.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 4 season(s)-   RF298105271112928.9660.970.27-----290.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH14---------------140.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 4 season(s)-   CF120--272932284281.9892.34------1200.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 4 season(s)-   LF116--18993-201198.9851.71------1160.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF114--252661264258.9772.26------1140.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 4 season(s)-   RF47--772118079.9881.68------470.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---------------10.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF118--296732306303.9902.57------1180.00.0
A+ Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF3--2---221.0000.67------30.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF102--244793260251.9652.46------1020.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1999Lansing Lugnuts MidwAchn19---------102-
2000West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn20---------118-
2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn20-------11---
2001Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn21---------87-
2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21------13451--
2002Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22-------147---
2003Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23-------82---
2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24-------157---
2005Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn25---------23-
2005Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25-------122---
2006Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26-------134---
2007Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27-------132---
2008Louisville Bats ILAAAcin28---------4-
2008Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28-------124---
2009Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas29------19435--
2009Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil29------2244--
2009Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil29-------4---
2009Washington NationalsNLMLBwas29-------22--
2010Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal30------194--
2010Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30------56101-14
2011Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor31-------3---
2011Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31------51309--
2011St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31------51016--
2012Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil32------68528--
2013Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya331-----22256--
2013Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea33------414---

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor19351172943924248173300000.368.403.581.9846815124.488.213.3335.6526.614.713.2329.2534.88
2006Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB26267191630176031010100.225.263.310.57322476.246.085.2113.9513.163.331.3271.0025.00
2007Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB27236115154024323720100.246.299.410.70925667.245.164.2304.4810.452.332.9930.5040.00
2008Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2814416123002013201000.293.341.366.70715345.308.073.1226.674.440.670.000.0025.00
2009Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2917402520051001100001.125.125.175.3007240.172.050.0750.0027.500.000.000.0040.00
2010Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB301937682022113801000.216.275.432.70716441.222.216.2977.3219.512.674.8818.5050.00
2011Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB3119506112105400612001.220.235.300.53515353.250.080.1600.0011.320.000.000.0027.27
2012Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB32512340011000300000.333.333.583.9167112.375.250.2500.0025.000.008.3312.0025.00
2013New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3312110100000000000.500.5001.5002.000312.5001.0001.0000.000.000.000.000.00100.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs351172943924248173300000.368.403.581.9846815124.488.213.3335.6526.614.713.2329.2534.88
MLB Spring Training Totals - 8 yrs1243144872162626154124744202.229.265.350.61511024336.251.121.1943.5713.993.921.7952.3333.33

Awards [9]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1997High School All-American - 2nd Team (OF)1
1998High School All-American - 1st Team (OF)1
1999Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (OF) ... Chicago Cubs Minor League Player of the Year ... Class A All-Star (OF) ... Midwest League All-Star Team (OF) ... Midwest League Prospect of the Year5
2000Southern League All-Star (OF) ... Winter League All-Star (OF)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2013-11-09LFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency34.088  
2013-06-21LFNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract33.313Team Roster on 2013-06-21
2013-06-07LFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Mariners33.299  
2013-05-07LFSeattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tacoma (AAA)33.268Team Roster on 2013-05-07
2013-04-30LFSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract33.261Team Roster on 2013-04-30
2013-03-30LFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Mets33.230  
2013-02-07LFNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract33.178Team Roster on 2013-02-07
2012-11-18LFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency33.097  
2012-08-16LF-CFMilwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)-Minors--Activated from temporary inactive list33.003Team Roster on 2012-08-16
2012-08-11LF-CFMilwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)-Restricted--Placed on temporarily inactive list32.364Team Roster on 2012-08-11
2012-06-09LF-CFMilwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)-Minors--32.301Team Roster on 2012-06-09
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-01-30ContractSigned by Brewers 
2011-10-31Free AgentGranted free agency 
2011-07-27TradeTraded by Blue Jays with Octavio Dotel, Marc Rzepczynski and Edwin Jackson to Cardinals for Colby Rasmus, Trever Miller, Brian Tallet and P.J. Walters 
2011-03-30InjuredDisabled -- Concussion 
2010-12-21ContractSigned by Blue Jays 
2010-11-07Free AgentGranted free agency 
2010-04-21ContractSigned by Orioles 
2010-03-31Free AgentGranted free agency 
2009-12-11ContractSigned by Mariners 
2009-08-17ContractSigned by Brewers 
2009-07-29Released by Nationals 
2008-03-03ContractSigned by Reds to minor league contract 
2007-04-16Placed on bereavement list 
2007-02-08ContractSigned by Orioles to avoid arbitration 
2006-01-09TradeTraded by Cubs to Orioles for Nate Spears and Carlos Perez 
2003-11-20InjuredActivated from DL 
2003-07-07InjuredDisabled -- torn ACL in left knee 
1998-09-18Contractsigned 
* 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
1998Chicago Cubs-183,700,000-------3,700,000Signing Bonus out of 1998 Draft (1st round - 3rd overall)
2000Chicago CubsTeam Payroll20175,000-79541-1,394,248200,0003,875,000
2001Chicago CubsTeam Payroll21200,000-77137-1,897,758200,0004,075,000
2002Chicago CubsTeam Payroll22227,500-68025252,011,045200,0004,302,500
2003Chicago CubsTeam Payroll23365,000-53629342,163,527300,0004,667,500
2004Chicago CubsTeam Payroll24480,000-49225462,070,100300,0005,147,500
2005Chicago CubsTeam Payroll252,800,000-2461373++2,189,055300,0007,947,500
2006Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll262,800,000-2521269++2,365,072327,00010,747,500
2007Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll274,300,000-194876++2,459,737380,00015,047,500
2008Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll283,000,000-264771++2,696,252390,00018,047,500
2009Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll29400,000-72429-2,746,792400,00018,447,500
2009Washington NationalsTeam Payroll29400,000-72432-2,746,792400,00018,447,500
2010Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll30400,000-75724-2,812,412400,00018,847,500
2011St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll31900,0009.08345418502,722,607414,00019,747,500
2011Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll31900,0009.08345422502,722,607414,00019,747,500
* 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