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Richie ShafferHigh Level: MLB Status: Columbus (AAA) - Cleveland Indians MLB Years: 2015-2016
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Positions3B-414, 1B-85, RF-61, LF-58, DH-14Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRichard Michael Shaffer
Height6-2Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 15,1991 [26.343]PlaceFlemington,New Jersey
High SchoolProvidence (Charlotte,NC)
CollegeClemson University (Clemson,SC)

DraftedSelected by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 1st round (25th overall) of the 2012 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 25th round (757th overall) of the 2009 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$1,712,000Signing ScoutsBrian HickmanService Time0.103 (2016)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2013-TBA-#7   [PIPE] 2016-TBA-#11
MLB DebutAugust 3,2015 [24.141]
OrganizationsTBA [5] CLE [1] Awards6
TBC Player ID148197Retrosheet IDshafr001MLBAM ID572128
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed36Power93Contact19XBH91RBIs68Runs53Hitting46Durability66Team.513Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010ClemsonACCNCAA-1-83b1948158455111073620183673001.323.415.525.9408318186.383.202.329.4149.6819.352.003.7622.5735.29
2011ClemsonACCNCAA-1-83b20632226270152135581445370307.315.438.5771.01512830276.358.262.491.43715.9419.201.204.7117.0842.86
2012ClemsonACCNCAA-1-83b21632324978212104682635330202.336.480.5731.05313333300.398.237.534.45221.0017.670.843.3323.2042.31
2012Hudson Valley RenegadesNYPLA-tba283b213311725365242600163140111.308.406.487.8935711138.386.179.316.38711.5922.461.942.9029.2530.56
2013Charlotte Stone CrabsFSLA+tba283b22122469551193311173603510660924.254.308.399.70718745519.299.145.232.3086.7420.423.032.1242.6437.82
2014Montgomery BiscuitsSouAAtba123b23119427589528419644056119512110.222.318.440.75818851491.261.218.358.33511.4124.242.133.8722.4753.68
2015Montgomery BiscuitsSouAAtba83b2439149223910072730234911103.262.362.470.8327017175.340.208.383.36213.1428.002.134.0021.2943.59
2015Durham BullsILAAAtba283b24692444266171194511317430433.270.355.582.93714237282.303.312.439.39110.9926.242.396.7412.8456.06
2015Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         108393641052712672415412341536.267.357.539.89621254457.317.272.417.38011.8226.912.285.6915.1251.43
2015Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba361b-dh2431741114304601103230102.189.307.392.69929788.256.203.324.30911.3636.363.204.5518.5050.00
2016Durham BullsILAAAtba153b2511942849972701148416513510208.227.329.367.69615738496.303.140.299.30913.1027.222.082.2238.9139.18
2016Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba363b25204851260140151801000.250.321.438.75921754.379.188.271.3279.2633.333.601.8548.0058.33
2017Columbus ClippersILAAAcle8lf261314636910518130894067188121329.227.338.464.80221549546.302.237.391.34212.2734.432.815.4915.4346.67
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter5112216269051002155031102.213.312.410.7225014142.309.197.303.00010.5635.213.333.5224.4053.85
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter6322297320557138910137222229370232322938.242.334.442.77610162482647.301.200.336.00011.0726.522.403.8222.7444.52
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter319113516026862260182921633971619520.236.338.453.7915141241324.303.217.367.00012.3129.982.444.5318.9246.27
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1585768013438426917079168623113.233.330.448.77825868666.281.215.365.00011.8625.232.133.9022.1550.75
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter122469551193311173603510660924.254.308.399.70718745519.299.145.232.0006.7420.423.032.1242.6437.82
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3311725365242600163140111.308.406.487.8935711138.386.179.316.00011.5922.461.942.9029.2530.56
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter174612156199474301371831251421735010.325.449.5621.01134481762.380.237.466.00016.4018.641.143.9420.4040.70
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter5112216269051002155031102.213.312.410.7225014142.309.197.303.00010.5635.213.333.5224.4053.85
Average MLB - Per 162 games162388518329016320648159103306.213.312.410.72215944451.309.197.303.00010.5635.213.333.5224.4053.85
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625898214335226956175180816210.242.334.442.77626064679.301.200.336.00011.0726.522.403.8222.7444.52

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2012Hudson Valley Renegades NYPLA-tba213B24--1437425551.9272.13------3372.731.6
2013Charlotte Stone Crabs FSLA+tba223B108--542011816273255.9342.36------12288.581.8
2014Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba233B109--732052615304278.9142.55------11991.677.9
2015Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba243B34--2847347875.9622.21------3987.224.6
2015Durham Bulls ILAAAtba243B42--456587118110.9322.62------6960.929.2
2015Durham Bulls ILAAAtba24RF3--14---14141.0004.67------694.32.1
2015Durham Bulls ILAAAtba241B19--13613115150149.9937.84------6927.513.2
2015Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba24LF117-------------313.20.6
2015Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba241B10875646-470701.0007.000.93-----3132.36.2
2015Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba24RF2-52---221.0001.000.40-----316.51.2
2015Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba24DH9---------------3129.05.6
2015Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba243B844666131312.9231.500.26-----3125.84.9
2016Durham Bulls ILAAAtba253B67--38106914153144.9412.15------11956.346.5
2016Durham Bulls ILAAAtba251B19--1364214142140.9867.37------11916.013.2
2016Durham Bulls ILAAAtba25RF28--314413935.8971.25------11923.519.4
2016Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba25DH5---------------2025.03.1
2016Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba251B11877647167271.9866.450.92-----2055.06.8
2016Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba25RF2171---111.0000.500.14-----2010.01.2
2016Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba253B41144---441.0001.000.29-----2020.02.5
2017Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle263B18--624453430.8821.67------13113.712.7
2017Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle261B26--1025-101071071.0004.12------13119.818.3
2017Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle26RF26--4722-5149.9611.88------13119.818.3
2017Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle26LF57--866419692.9581.61------13143.540.1
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B211615212813110142141.9936.710.93-----210.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH14---------------140.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B12560106131716.9411.330.27-----120.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF41123---331.0000.750.25-----40.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF117-------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B127--891952126305284.9312.24------1270.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B64--37422339399396.9926.19------640.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 3 season(s)-   RF57--9266110498.9421.72------570.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF57--866419692.9581.61------570.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B143--1012522919382353.9242.47------1430.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B108--542011816273255.9342.36------1080.00.0
A- Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B24--1437425551.9272.13------240.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2012Hudson Valley Renegades NYPLA-tba21-----24-----
2013Charlotte Stone Crabs FSLA+tba22-----108-----
2014Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba23-----109-----
2015Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba24-----34-----
2015Durham Bulls ILAAAtba24--19--42--3--
2015Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba24--10--81-2-9
2016Durham Bulls ILAAAtba25--19--67--28--
2016Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba25--11--4--2-5
2017Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle26--26--1857-26--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2011Chatham AnglersCape Cod LeagueCollege2036137213611262221163811102.263.342.504.8466919156.319.241.36510.2624.362.383.8522.8352.78
2012Glendale Desert DogsArizona Fall LgMinor211554101441020061900000.259.333.370.70320560.400.111.22210.0031.673.170.000.0035.71
2013Salt River RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor2216471313400620171700000.277.469.362.83117464.433.085.48926.5626.561.000.000.0030.77
2014Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB2366020100001200000.333.429.6671.096417.500.334.50014.2928.572.000.000.0050.00
2015Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB2456132013001200000.500.5711.3331.904837.667.8331.00014.2928.572.0014.296.00100.00
2016Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB251224231011003710001.125.250.292.5427228.125.167.29210.7125.002.333.5724.0066.67
2017Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB262557131550491032200203.263.290.561.85132962.333.298.3684.8435.487.336.4514.2560.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs311012327810820233600000.267.403.366.769379124.415.099.34718.5529.031.570.000.0033.33
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs36137213611262221163811102.263.342.504.8466919156.319.241.36510.2624.362.383.8522.8352.78
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs48931623816131083310204.247.308.548.8565115104.304.301.3987.6931.734.135.7715.5065.22

Awards [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2011Atlantic Coast Conference All-Conference (1B)1
2012Atlantic Coast Conference All-Conference (3B)1
2013Florida State League All-Star Team (3B)1
2015Triple A All-Star Team (3B) ... Baseball America Minor League 2nd All-Star Team (3B)2
2017Triple-A All-Star Game MVP (IL)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2017-04-063BCleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Columbus (AAA)Team Roster on 2017-04-06
2017-01-283BCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for AssignmentTeam Roster on 2017-01-28
2017-01-253BCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)YActive--Claimed off waivers from Reds by IndiansTeam Roster on 2017-01-25
2016-12-223BCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YActive--Claimed off waivers from Phillies by RedsTeam Roster on 2016-12-22
2016-12-193BPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for AssignmentTeam Roster on 2016-12-19
2016-12-133BPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YActive--Claimed off waivers from Mariners by PhilliesTeam Roster on 2016-12-13
2016-12-063BSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for AssignmentTeam Roster on 2016-12-06
2016-11-173BSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Rays with Taylor Motter to Mariners for Andrew Kittredge, Dylan Thompson and Dalton KellyTeam Roster on 2016-11-17
2016-09-053BTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Durham (AAA)Team Roster on 2016-09-05
2016-08-253BTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Durham (AAA)Team Roster on 2016-08-25
2016-08-203BTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Durham (AAA)Team Roster on 2016-08-20
2016-08-123BTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Durham (AAA)Team Roster on 2016-08-12
2016-08-033BTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Durham (AAA)Team Roster on 2016-08-03
2016-03-303BTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Durham (AAA)Team Roster on 2016-03-30
2015-09-013BTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Durham (AAA)Team Roster on 2015-09-01
2015-08-173BTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Durham (AAA)Team Roster on 2015-08-17
2015-08-033BTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minorsTeam Roster on 2015-08-03
2015-07-163BTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)-Minors--Reinstated to active rosterTeam Roster on 2015-07-16
2015-07-123BTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)-Restricted--Placed on temporary inactive listTeam Roster on 2015-07-12
2015-05-243BTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Durham (AAA)Team Roster on 2015-05-24
2014-04-123BTampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Montgomery (AA)Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2013-04-113BTampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Charlotte (A+)Team Roster on 2013-04-11
2012-07-233BTampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Hudson Valley (A-)Team Roster on 2012-07-23
2012-07-133BTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned out of draftTeam Roster on 2012-07-13
* 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
2012Tampa Bay Rays-211,712,000-------1,712,000Signing Bonus out of 2012 Draft (1st round - 25th overall)
2015Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll24507,5000.06278446-3,571,283507,5002,219,500
2016Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll25507,5000.10377142-3,498,245507,5002,727,000
* 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