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Sonny GrayTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: New York Yankees MLB Years: 2013-2018
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-180Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameSonny Douglas Gray
Height6-0Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 7,1989 [28.164]PlaceSmyrna,Tennessee
High SchoolSmyrna (Smyrna,TN)
CollegeVanderbilt University (Nashville,TN)

DraftedSelected by the Oakland Athletics [Team Picks] in the 1st round (18th overall) of the 2011 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 27th round (821st overall) of the 2008 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$1,540,000Signing ScoutsMatt RansonService Time4.061 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2012-MLB-#65 ... 2012-OAK-#3 ... 2013-OAK-#4
MLB DebutJuly 10,2013 [23.245]
OrganizationsOAK [7] NYA [2] Awards8Awards Voting1-82
TBC Player ID143147Retrosheet IDgrays001MLBAM ID543243
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (33.38%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (25.39%) -- Curveball (18.97%) -- Slider (12.72%) -- Changeup (8.18%) -- Cutter (1.36%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 92.70 - [2017] - 92.31 - [2016] - 92.85 - [2015] - 93.04 - [2014] - 93.18 - [2013] - 93.30
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Oakland Athletics in 2014-2015
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts54Walks57Hittable63SO/BB59vsPower63Hitting0Durability63Team.525Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2009VanderbiltSECNCAA-1Fr2Rel19514.3022418000558.2652928620725001.459.970.923.0711.053.60.833-
2010VanderbiltSECNCAA-1So2S/R201053.48191631001108.210148424481135001.378.370.333.989.362.35.667-
2011VanderbiltSECNCAA-1Jr2ST211242.43191903000126.097383445113215001.176.930.293.649.432.59.750-
2011Arizona AthleticsArizRkoak-ST21014.5011000002.04110020002.0018.00----9.000.00.000-
2011Midland RockHoundsTexAAoak25ST21100.45550000020.0151106182001.056.75--2.708.103.001.000-
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0110.82660000022.0192206202001.147.77--2.458.183.33.5002.03
2012Midland RockHoundsTexAAoak12ST22694.14262601100148.014873688579716101.399.000.493.475.901.70.400-
2012Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak33ST22009.0011000004.010440121002.7522.50--2.254.502.00--
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0694.26272701100152.015877728589917101.429.360.473.435.861.71.4003.62
2013Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak33ST231073.42202001000118.0117514553911810001.328.900.382.978.973.03.588-
2013Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak54S/R23532.6712102000064.0512219420672101.117.170.562.819.423.35.6252.70
2014Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak54ST2414103.08333302200219.01878475157418315071.197.680.623.047.522.47.5833.46
2015Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak54ST251472.73313103200208.01667163175916913021.087.180.742.557.312.86.6673.45
2016Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak54ST265115.69222200000117.0133807418429415021.5010.231.383.237.232.24.3134.67
2017Stockton PortsCalifA+oak0ST27100.0011000005.01000060000.201.80----10.800.001.000-
2017Nashville SoundsPCLAAAoak9ST27100.0011000006.02000071000.333.00----10.500.001.000-
2017Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0200.00220000011.030000131000.272.45----10.640.001.0000.79
2017Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak54ST27653.4316160000097.0844837830947001.187.790.742.788.723.13.5453.22
2017New York YankeesALMLBnya55ST27473.7211110100065.05531271127594021.267.581.523.728.132.19.3644.87
2018New York YankeesALMLBnyaST28116.92330000013.018101007153011.9212.46--4.8510.382.14.500-0.46
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter49443.5012812626400783.069434630573259681591141.227.970.842.987.822.63.5270.52
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter19173.53555502100303.02971301191310325030101.328.810.393.067.422.43.528-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1173.44222201000128.0129554954012712001.329.050.352.818.913.18.611-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter793.70313101100168.0163746986311518101.358.730.433.386.161.83.438-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter100.0011000005.01000060000.201.80----10.800.001.000-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter014.5011000002.04110020002.0018.00----9.000.00.000-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter27103.196039214006292.02631151041411931725001.308.070.433.659.732.66.730-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter44363.4211411225400705.062130526862225607521111.207.930.792.877.752.70.550-
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter584.2514140100078.07341371134747031.378.391.263.918.502.18.385-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14123.50363512100220.01959786217319117041.227.970.842.987.822.63.5380.52
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14123.53404001100220.0215948697518122101.328.810.393.067.422.43.538-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2014Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak54p24332000000000102000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2015Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak54p25316010000000400000.167.167.167.334106.500.000.000.1470.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2016Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak54p2612000000000100100.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter7710010000000602100.100.091.100.1911013.200.000.000.0000.0046.150.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162210200000001304200.100.091.100.1912027.200.000.000.0000.0046.150.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2011Arizona Athletics ArizRkoak21P1----1-1---------1100.01.8
2011Midland RockHounds TexAAoak21P5--36-1991.0001.80------5100.03.6
2012Midland RockHounds TexAAoak22P26--1530615145.8821.73------26100.018.8
2012Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak22P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2013Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak23P20--1221523833.8681.65------20100.013.9
2013Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23P1210649101-2019.9501.580.301150.0-12100.07.4
2014Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24P33332191841336259.9521.790.277370.0-33100.020.4
2015Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25P31312083723-160601.0001.940.297277.8-31100.019.1
2016Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26P22221171011132221.9550.950.184180.0-22100.013.6
2017Stockton Ports CalifA+oak27P1---------------1100.00.7
2017Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak27P1--12--331.0003.00------1100.00.7
2017Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27P161697119212220.9091.250.219281.8-16100.09.9
2017New York YankeesALMLBnya27P1111655121-1817.9441.550.262166.7-11100.06.8
MLB Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P1251237709010688204196.9611.570.25301075.0-1250.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P22--1324524237.8811.68------220.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P31--1836626054.9001.74------310.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---------------10.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1----1-1---------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2011Arizona Athletics ArizRkoak211----------
2011Midland RockHounds TexAAoak215----------
2012Midland RockHounds TexAAoak2226----------
2012Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak221----------
2013Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak2320----------
2013Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2312----------
2014Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2433----------
2015Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2531----------
2016Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2622----------
2017Stockton Ports CalifA+oak271----------
2017Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak271----------
2017Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2716----------
2017New York YankeesALMLBnya2711----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2012Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB22005.4020200003.1332041002.268.100.0010.802.700.258.10.000
2013Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB23106.0030300006.0754223001.5010.503.003.004.501.507.501.000
2013Oakland AthleticsDiv SeriesMLB23012.08220000013.0103316120001.236.920.694.158.312.002.08.000
2014Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24013.48660000020.2181181616201.197.840.442.616.972.674.79.000
2015Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25107.53440000014.1231212359301.9914.441.883.145.651.807.531.000
2016Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26215.60440000017.22312113211301.4511.721.531.025.605.506.11.667
2017Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB270015.7522000004.0677147302.5013.502.259.0015.751.7515.75.000
2017New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB27018.1011000003.13331421002.268.102.7010.805.400.508.10.000
2017New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB27001.8011000005.01210241000.601.800.003.607.202.003.60.000
2018New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB28201.98440000013.28431516000.985.270.663.2910.543.202.631.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs625.3125205000079.78854471128631101.469.941.243.167.122.256.10.750
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs023.31330000016.3136621014101.417.161.105.517.711.403.31.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs001.8011000005.0121024100.601.800.003.607.202.003.60.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2014Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2412000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs12000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [8]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2010College Summer League Player of the Year ... Summer Player of the Year2
20112nd Team College All-American (SP)1
2013Triple A All-Star Team (SP) ... Triple-A Pitcher of the Year2
2014AL Pitcher of the Month (July) ... AL Pitcher of the Month (April) ... American League Player of the Week (September 22-September 28)3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-01-12SPNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($6.5m) [Avoids arbitration]28.066Team Roster on 2018-01-12
2017-07-31SPNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Athletics to Yankees for Dustin Fowler, James Kaprielian and Jorge Mateo27.266Team Roster on 2017-07-31
2017-05-01SPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL27.175Team Roster on 2017-05-01
2017-04-22SPOakland AthleticsStockton (A+)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Stockton (A+) for rehab27.166Team Roster on 2017-04-22
2017-04-01SPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Strained right shoulder27.145Team Roster on 2017-04-01
2017-01-12SPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($3.575m) [Avoids arbitration]27.066Team Roster on 2017-01-12
2016-10-31SPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL26.358Team Roster on 2016-10-31
2016-08-07SPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained right forearm26.273Team Roster on 2016-08-07
2016-06-07SPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL26.212Team Roster on 2016-06-07
2016-05-23SPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained right trapezius26.197Team Roster on 2016-05-23
2013-08-10SPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Sacramento (AAA)23.276Team Roster on 2013-08-10
2013-07-20RPOakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Sacramento (AAA)23.255Team Roster on 2013-07-20
2013-07-10RPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Sacramento (AAA)23.245Team Roster on 2013-07-10
2013-04-08POakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Sacramento (AAA)23.152Team Roster on 2013-04-08
2012-06-13POakland AthleticsMidland (AA)-Minors--22.218Team Roster on 2012-06-13
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-07-25ContractSigned by Athletics 
* 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
2011Oakland Athletics-211,540,000-------1,540,000Signing Bonus out of 2011 Draft (1st round - 18th overall)
2013Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll23490,000-77543-3,023,990490,0002,030,000
2014Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll24502,500-73536183,256,497500,0002,532,500
2015Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll25512,5002.06169322223,571,283507,5003,045,000
2016Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll26527,5003.06155416393,498,245507,5003,572,500
2017Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll273,575,0004.06130610673,651,709535,0007,147,5002017-01-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($3.575m) [Avoids arbitration]
2017New York YankeesTeam Payroll273,575,0004.06130615673,651,709535,0007,147,5002017-01-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($3.575m) [Avoids arbitration]
2018New York YankeesTeam Payroll286,500,000-179878++4,360,045545,00013,647,5002018-01-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($6.5m) [Avoids arbitration]
* 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