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Matt LeCroyTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1995-2008 MLB Years: 2000-2007
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsC-412, DH-212, 1B-110Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMatthew Hanks Lecroy
Height6-2Weight225BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 13,1975 [42.164]PlaceBelton,South Carolina
High SchoolBelton-Honea Path (Belton,SC)
CollegeClemson University (Clemson,SC)

DraftedSelected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 1st round (50th overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (63rd overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$775,000Signing ScoutsRicky Taylor
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1999-MIN-#5 ... 2000-MLB-#44 ... 2000-MIN-#3
MLB DebutApril 3,2000 [24.112]
OrganizationsMIN [9] WAS [1] Awards7
TBC Player ID140Retrosheet IDlecrm001MLBAM ID150220
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed30Power77Contact47XBH69RBIs77Runs39Hitting64Durability55Team.513Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1995Clemson UniversityACCNCAA-1c-1b19682555585180157204345700000.333.412.580.99214833289.383.247.365.43011.7619.721.685.1917.0038.82
1996Clemson UniversityACCNCAA-1c-1b206724461771801457314435100908.316.427.561.98813732307.309.245.434.42314.3311.400.804.5617.4341.56
1997Clemson UniversityACCNCAA-1c-1b216423762851212479525334850010.359.490.7221.21217137303.341.363.599.51017.4911.220.647.929.8843.53
1998Fort Wayne WizardsMidwAmin-c2264225336217194000344580219.276.387.480.86710827269.306.204.356.38012.6416.731.323.3525.0043.55
1998Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min-c2251200326191125121213540617.305.372.540.91210822231.308.235.345.3889.0915.151.675.1916.6736.07
1998Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAmin-c22313241024000700000.308.308.8461.15411313.500.538.538.4750.0053.850.0015.386.5075.00
1998Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         1184386712727223952155871208216.290.378.518.89622752513.310.228.356.38610.7216.961.584.4819.0440.94
1999Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min-c238933354932012069014251301310.279.364.526.89017541379.278.247.369.38111.0813.461.215.2816.6544.09
1999Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAmin-c232911923364110300152210208.303.331.605.9367215127.292.302.336.3893.9417.324.407.8711.9041.67
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         118452771292423099024773403318.285.356.546.90224756506.281.261.361.3839.2914.431.555.9315.0743.41
2000New Britain Rock CatsEastAAmin-c24541953355121103800293460038.282.391.508.8999923230.298.226.374.38812.6114.781.174.3519.5041.82
2000Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAmin-c2416651520505150041100004.308.348.615.963401069.306.307.369.4045.8015.942.757.2513.0050.00
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         7026048751711553003345600312.288.381.535.91613933299.300.247.373.39111.0415.051.365.0217.3344.00
2000Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24c2456167182910051700173821326.174.254.323.5775415190.189.149.251.2528.9520.002.242.6333.4051.72
2001Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAmin45c2510139653130170208002369560318.328.390.523.91320737441.387.195.280.3928.1621.542.644.5419.8028.46
2001Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24dh25154061750312010810100.425.429.7751.20431842.467.350.325.4970.0019.050.007.1413.3347.06
2002Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAmin45c-1b2646174366171125020173440401.351.412.6091.02110620199.371.258.368.4338.5417.092.006.0314.5032.79
2002Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24dh2663181194711172702133800215.260.306.448.7548119196.290.188.249.3236.6319.392.923.5725.8640.43
2003Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24dh271073453999190176401258240018.287.342.490.83216936374.333.203.272.3596.6821.933.284.5520.2936.36
2004Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24dh-c2888264257114093900166050207.269.321.424.74511223287.315.155.216.3245.5720.913.753.1429.3332.39
2005Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24dh29101304337950175000418540127.260.354.444.79813522350.305.184.319.35011.7124.292.074.8617.8827.85
2006New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAwas-1b30515041002000400001.267.267.333.6005115.364.066.067.2610.0026.670.000.000.0025.00
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBwas18c303967516302900111710102.239.350.373.72325580.286.134.299.32513.7521.251.552.5033.5031.25
2007Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin44c31802471248120325002648503110.194.281.279.5606915281.226.085.190.2579.2517.081.851.0782.3331.25
2007Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23c31720131000000400001.150.150.200.3504120.188.050.050.1520.0020.000.000.000.0033.33
2008Lancaster BarnstormersAtlInd-41329438058124160228310346420377.326.382.542.92420638419.343.216.308.3948.1115.271.885.2517.2730.65
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter4761388146361681602180412333217110636.260.326.440.7666111291539.299.180.266.0007.9921.572.703.9023.1335.73
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter5381982293574105610340445214386370211066.290.366.505.87110002142254.311.215.322.0009.4917.131.804.5719.2437.28
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter280102914130347252206238822116012232.294.355.496.8515101011145.327.202.286.0007.6919.302.514.5419.7933.33
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter541953355121103800293460038.282.391.508.8999923230.298.226.374.00012.6114.781.174.3519.5041.82
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1405338615429232120226386707417.289.367.531.89828363610.289.242.360.00010.3314.101.375.2516.6640.91
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter64225336217194000344580219.276.387.480.86710827269.306.204.356.00012.6416.731.323.3525.0043.55
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9438058124160228310346420377.326.382.542.92420638419.343.216.308.0008.1115.271.885.2517.2730.65
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter19973617824748153208871311261859018.336.443.6201.063456102899.343.284.463.00014.5714.020.965.9013.8941.30
Minnesota Twins Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter437132114134565158209041123151619634.261.324.444.7685861241459.300.183.264.0007.6821.592.813.9822.7835.94
Washington Nationals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3967516302900111710102.239.350.373.72325580.286.134.299.00013.7521.251.552.5033.5031.25
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624725012323020740142113603212.260.326.440.76620844524.299.180.266.0007.9921.572.703.9023.1335.73
Average Minor - Per 162 games162597881733223112212641161106320.290.366.505.87130164679.311.215.322.0009.4917.131.804.5719.2437.28

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1998Fort Wayne Wizards MidwAmin22C51--3443512380379.9977.43-----66479.736.4
1998Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min22C44--309283-340337.9917.66-----175186.331.9
1998Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin22C2--6---661.0003.00------366.71.4
1999Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min23C66--4064884462454.9836.88-----118974.247.5
1999Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin23C19--1006--1061061.0005.58-----42965.513.5
2000New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin24C42--29731106338328.9707.81-----125477.829.6
2000Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin24C10--643-167671.0006.70-----21662.57.0
2000Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin241B1--12--112121.00012.00------166.30.7
2000Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24C49-4103171648337333.9886.800.8122971.045687.530.2
2000Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin241B3-1213--113131.0004.331.08-----565.41.9
2000Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24DH3---------------565.41.9
2001Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAmin25C21--1351123148146.9866.95-----210120.814.7
2001Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAmin251B10--9233119895.9699.50------1019.97.0
2001Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25DH9---------------1560.05.6
2001Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25C3-961--771.0002.330.781150.0-1520.01.9
2001Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin251B2-64---441.0002.000.67-----1513.31.2
2002Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAmin26C10--716117877.9877.70-----24621.77.1
2002Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAmin261B8--693-872721.0009.00------4617.45.7
2002Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26DH40---------------6363.524.8
2002Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin261B8-45391184140.9765.000.89-----6312.75.0
2002Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26C6-27201--21211.0003.500.78----2639.53.7
2003Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27DH63---------------10758.938.9
2003Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27C22201589542-10199.9804.500.6314477.8210720.613.6
2003Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin271B171210599317103102.9906.000.97-----10715.910.5
2004Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28DH30---------------8834.118.5
2004Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28C261614411444-122118.9674.540.8215193.818829.516.0
2004Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin281B23201811723117176175.9947.610.97-----8826.114.2
2005Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29DH63---------------10162.438.9
2005Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin291B23211792038318214211.9869.171.18-----10122.814.2
2005Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29C1-1-------------1011.00.6
2006New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAwas301B2--113--14141.0007.00------540.01.4
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBwas30C139886012-6361.9684.690.6920195.2-3933.38.0
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBwas301B6222191122120.9523.330.91-----3915.43.7
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBwas30DH22--------------395.11.2
2007Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin31C23--129911139138.9936.00-----28028.816.0
2007Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin311B6--34--634341.0005.67------807.54.2
2007Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31C443522-1-2322.9575.500.638-100.01757.12.5
2007Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31DH2---------------728.61.2
2007Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin311B1-23---331.0003.001.50-----714.30.6
MLB Totals for DH - 8 season(s)-   DH2122--------------2120.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 8 season(s)-   C1244987263427138674661.9815.330.76801683.3101240.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 8 season(s)-   1B835555255216753575568.9886.841.03-----830.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 6 season(s)-   C85--5053546544540.9936.35-----12850.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B27--2189326230227.9878.41------270.00.0
AA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C42--29731106338328.9707.81-----12420.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C110--71576114802791.9867.19-----281100.00.0
A Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C51--3443512380379.9977.43-----6510.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1998Fort Wayne Wizards MidwAmin22-51---------
1998Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min22-44---------
1998Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin22-2---------
1999Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min23-66---------
1999Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin23-19---------
2000New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin24-42---------
2000Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin24-101--------
2000Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24-493-------3
2001Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAmin25-2110--------
2001Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25-32-------9
2002Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAmin26-108--------
2002Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26-68-------40
2003Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27-2217-------63
2004Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28-2623-------30
2005Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29-123-------63
2006New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAwas30--2--------
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBwas30-136-------2
2007Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin31-236--------
2007Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31-41-------2

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2000Grand Canyon RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor242897930402130181910102.309.364.412.776406107.364.103.1757.4817.762.381.8748.5020.00
2001Grand Canyon RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor25311661014002310000.545.643.9091.55210214.714.364.54514.2921.431.507.1411.0033.33
2002Minnesota TwinsDiv SeriesMLB2639140001000300001.444.444.444.888409.667.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2002Minnesota TwinsChamp. SeriesMLB2613010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2003Minnesota TwinsDiv SeriesMLB27311110000001400000.091.167.091.2581012.143.000.0918.3333.334.000.000.000.00
2004Minnesota TwinsDiv SeriesMLB2833010000001100000.333.500.333.833104.500.000.33325.0025.001.000.000.000.00
2006Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB302239191014004400002.231.302.333.63513243.235.102.2059.309.301.002.3339.0022.22
2007Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3120401930010051420000.225.340.300.64012347.346.075.20010.6429.792.800.000.0033.33
2008Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3232000000001000000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.50033.330.000.000.000.000.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs3110815365031701102220102.333.397.463.860508121.393.130.2138.2618.182.202.4836.0022.22
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs4581218401500101820002.222.323.309.63225593.274.087.21010.7519.351.801.0881.0027.78
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs923260001002800001.261.320.261.5816025.400.000.0878.0032.004.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs13010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2009Hagerstown SunsSALAMinorwas33Manager1345678.41823.58 
2010Hagerstown SunsSALAMinorwas34Manager1406575.46419.54 
2011Potomac NationalsCaroA+Minorwas35Manager1396871.48912.02 Lost in Semi-Finals
2012Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAMinorwas36Manager1426478.45118.55 
2014Washington NationalsNLMLBMLBwas38Bullpen Coach1629666.593--1Matt Williams
2015Washington NationalsNLMLBMLBwas39Bullpen Coach1628379.5127.02Matt Williams
2016Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAMinorwas40Manager1427666.5351.53 
2017Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAMinorwas41Manager1406080.42914.06 
2018Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAMinorwas42Manager000.000--0 
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [7]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
19951st Team College Freshman All-American (C)1
1996Atlantic Coast Conference All-Conference (C)1
19971st Team College All-American (C) ... Atlantic Coast Conference All-Conference (C)2
1999Class A All-Star (C) ... Florida State League All-Star Team (C) ... Minnesota Twins Minor League Player of the Year3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2008-03-17Released by Athletics 
2008-02-15ContractSigned by Athletics (1-year) 
2007-10-11Free AgentElected free agency 
2007-01-17ContractSigned by Twins to minor league contract 
2006-07-20Released by Nationals 
2006-02-08ContractSigned by Nationals 
2004-05-11InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-04-08InjuredDisabled -- pulled oblique muscle in his ribcage 
1997-08-26Contractsigned 
* 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
1997Minnesota Twins-21775,000-------775,000Signing Bonus out of 1997 Draft (1st round - 50th overall)
2000Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll24200,000-75823-1,394,248200,000975,000
2001Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll25200,000-77129-1,897,758200,0001,175,000
2002Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll26200,000-75726-2,011,045200,0001,375,000
2003Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll27312,500-63726212,163,527300,0001,687,500
2004Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll28340,000-57416372,070,100300,0002,027,500
2005Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll29750,000-42915532,189,055300,0002,777,500
2006Washington NationalsTeam Payroll30850,000-41317492,365,072327,0003,627,500
2007Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll31380,000-73726-2,459,737380,0004,007,500
* 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