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Kent MerckerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1986-2008 MLB Years: 1989-2008
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Drafted
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1st Round Draft Pick
World Series Champion

PositionsP-780Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKent Franklin Mercker
Height6-2Weight195BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateFebruary 1,1968 [50.200]PlaceIndianapolis,Indiana
High SchoolDublin Coffman (Dublin,OH)

DraftedSelected by the Atlanta Braves [Team Picks] in the 1st round (5th overall) of the 1986 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsTony Stiel
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1987-ATL-#9 ... 1989-ATL-#2 ... 1990-MLB-#47 ... 1990-ATL-#4
MLB DebutSeptember 22,1989 [21.234]
OrganizationsATL [11] CIN [5] SLN [2] ANA [1] BAL [1] BOS [1] CHN [1] CLE [1] COL [1] Awards3
TBC Player ID15299Retrosheet IDmerck001MLBAM ID118967
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Player Notes:   Threw a no-hitter on April 8,1994 against the Los Angeles Dodgers and was also part of a combined no-hitter on September 11,1991
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts60Walks35Hittable64SO/BB45vsPower64Hitting14Durability61Team.515Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1986Gulf Coast BravesGCLRkatl-ST18432.47981001047.0372113116420001.127.040.193.047.992.63.571-
1987Durham BullsCaroA+atl-ST19015.40330000011.2118716141001.468.490.774.6310.802.33.000-
1988Durham BullsCaroA+atl-ST201142.75191905000127.210244395471597001.177.190.353.3111.213.38.733-
1988Greenville BravesSouAAatl-ST20313.35990000048.0362018226602001.286.700.374.8411.172.31.750-
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST01452.91282805000175.113864577732199001.207.060.363.7311.203.00.7372.04
1989Richmond BravesILAAAatl-ST219123.20272704000168.2107666017951447001.205.710.915.077.681.52.429-
1989Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl50S/R210012.4621100104.08660640003.2316.62--12.468.310.67-5.07
1990Richmond BravesILAAAatl-S/R22543.5512102001158.0603023127695001.499.260.154.1710.652.56.556-
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl50Rel22473.17360360028748.0432217624392021.398.011.124.477.261.63.3644.42
1991Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl50Rel23532.58504460028673.0562321535624111.246.870.614.307.611.77.6253.52
1992Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl50Rel24323.42530530018668.0512726435496031.266.720.534.616.451.40.6003.78
1993Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl50Rel25312.8643637009066.0522421236595121.337.090.274.918.051.64.7503.32
1994Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl50Rel26943.45201732100112.090464316451114101.207.211.283.618.892.47.6924.21
1995Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl50ST27784.15292630010143.0140736616611026231.418.811.013.846.421.67.4674.47
1996Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcle-ST28023.94330000016.0117739111001.256.191.695.066.191.22.000-
1996Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal21ST28367.7614122000058.07356501235223131.8611.331.865.433.410.63.3337.07
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle39Rel28103.0910010002011.210441370001.117.710.772.315.402.331.0003.86
1997Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin38ST298113.92282530000144.213565631662752121.368.401.003.864.671.21.4214.84
1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln43ST3011115.07302910010161.219999911153726431.5611.080.612.954.011.36.5004.17
1999St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln43S/R31655.12251870020103.212573591651643121.7010.851.394.435.561.25.5455.44
1999Boston Red SoxALMLBbos41ST31203.51550000025.2231210013170001.408.06--4.565.961.311.0003.33
2000Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+ana-ST32000.0011000004.0000003000--------6.750.00--
2000Anaheim AngelsALMLBana47S/R32136.5221714002048.05735351229302021.7810.612.235.405.591.03.2507.04
2002Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-Rel340021.6020200001.23442200003.0016.2010.8010.80--0.00--
2002Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol54Rel34316.1458058008044.05533301222371021.7511.252.454.507.571.68.7506.46
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin50Rel35022.3549049008038.0311310525412101.467.281.175.879.631.64.0004.54
2003Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl50Rel35001.0618018007117.015321772001.297.940.533.713.711.00-4.21
2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn50Rel36312.5571071007053.0391515427514131.256.620.684.588.661.89.7503.80
2005Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin50Rel37313.65780780023461.2642725819451031.359.341.172.776.572.37.7504.32
2006Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin50Rel38114.1337037007128.0281513611171101.388.891.913.495.401.55.5005.86
2008Dayton DragonsMidwAcin-Rel40000.0010100001.0000001000--------9.000.00--
2008Louisville BatsILAAAcin-S/R40015.4021100001.22110100001.8010.80--5.40--0.00.000-
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0013.3731200002.22110110001.126.75--3.373.371.00.0003.51
2008Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin50Rel40103.2915015005013.213551861001.548.560.665.273.950.751.0004.96
MLB Totals - 18 Season(s)Filter74674.1669215054221157251320.013076766121546079175515311.448.881.054.126.231.51.5251.57
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter32283.18888179021483.13692011723222950323001.236.830.594.249.312.20.533-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter14193.47464154011244.0183108952313422413001.296.690.844.908.181.67.424-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter313.35990000048.0362018226602001.286.700.374.8411.172.31.750-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1152.89232305000142.011352466531768001.167.100.383.3311.053.32.688-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100001.0000001000--------9.000.00--
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter432.47981001047.0372113116420001.127.040.193.047.992.63.571-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter31253.4125154197219220531.245522420250249433295111.327.690.844.217.321.74.554-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter13153.642072518200435284.2271125116361251847351.388.511.133.925.781.47.464-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter312.5571071007053.0391515427514131.256.620.684.588.661.89.750-
Colorado Rockies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter316.1458058008044.05533301222371021.7511.252.454.507.571.68.750-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter17165.09554780030264.0324172150271041369551.6110.990.923.534.611.31.515-
Anaheim Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter136.5221714002048.05735351229302021.7810.612.235.405.591.03.250-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter367.7614122000058.07356501235223131.8611.331.865.433.410.63.333-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter103.0910010002011.210441370001.117.710.772.315.402.331.000-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter203.51550000025.2231210013170001.408.06--4.565.961.311.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12114.16115259000264220.0217112102261011529251.448.881.054.126.231.51.5221.57
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14133.18403734010220.016791781410422810001.236.830.594.249.312.20.519-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1986Gulf Coast BravesGCLRkatl-p1895010001000202000.200.200.200.400107.333.000.000.1800.0028.570.000.000.000.00
1987Durham BullsCaroA+atl-p1931000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1988Greenville BravesSouAAatl-p2098030000000401000.375.375.375.750309.750.000.000.3390.0044.440.000.000.000.00
1989Richmond BravesILAAAatl-p2127270200010021203000.074.138.074.2122032.133.000.074.1116.2537.506.000.000.000.00
1989Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl50p2121000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1990Richmond BravesILAAAatl-p22127000000000302000.000.000.000.000009.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl50p22363000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
1991Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl50p235010010002001700000.100.182.100.2821011.333.000.100.1479.0963.647.000.000.000.00
1992Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl50p24535000000000500000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1993Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl50p2543130000000001000000.000.000.000.0000013.000.000.000.0000.0076.920.000.000.000.00
1994Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl50p2620370200020021503100.054.100.054.1542043.087.000.054.0814.6534.887.500.000.000.00
1995Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl50p2729481530050001706000.104.104.167.2718354.161.063.063.1170.0031.480.000.000.0060.00
1997Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin38p2931453711010042304000.156.224.222.44610253.318.066.156.2087.5543.405.750.000.0028.57
1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln43p3032543801160022505001.148.179.241.42013261.250.093.130.1863.2840.9812.501.6454.0025.00
1999St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln43p3125285510020021004000.179.233.214.4476134.278.035.107.2105.8829.415.000.000.0020.00
2002Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol54p34581000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2003Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl50p35181000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn50p36662000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter4632481228521180011115022101.113.150.161.311408282.203.048.093.0003.9040.7810.450.35248.0028.57
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter60480600020022208000.125.160.125.2856058.231.000.042.0003.4537.9311.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter39340200010021505000.059.111.059.1702041.105.000.059.0004.8836.597.500.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter98030000000401000.375.375.375.750309.750.000.000.0000.0044.440.000.000.000.00
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter31000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter95010001000202000.200.200.200.400107.333.000.000.0000.0028.570.000.000.000.00
Atlanta Braves Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter2511181830090035709100.068.090.093.183113131.129.025.051.0002.2943.5119.000.000.0037.50
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter578281311180043509001.159.198.232.43019395.261.073.122.0004.2136.848.751.0582.0023.08
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter31453711010042304000.156.224.222.44610253.318.066.156.0007.5543.405.750.000.0028.57
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter662000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Colorado Rockies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter581000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1628741021060044008000.113.150.161.31114399.203.048.093.0003.9040.7810.450.35248.0028.57
Average Minor - Per 162 games162130016000500559022000.125.160.125.285160157.231.000.042.0003.4537.9311.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1986Gulf Coast Braves GCLRkatl18P9--191-1110.9091.11------9100.014.3
1987Durham Bulls CaroA+atl19P3---3--331.0001.00------3100.02.1
1988Durham Bulls CaroA+atl20P19--912-221211.0001.11------19100.013.6
1988Greenville Braves SouAAatl20P9---5--551.0000.56------9100.06.3
1989Richmond Braves ILAAAatl21P27--517412622.8460.81------27100.018.5
1989Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl21P2-4-------------2100.01.3
1990Richmond Braves ILAAAatl22P12--141-65.8330.42------12100.08.3
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl22P36-48211-43.7500.080.06-----36100.022.2
1991Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23P50-732711109.9000.180.12-----50100.030.9
1992Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24P53-6812--331.0000.060.04-----53100.032.7
1993Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25P43-66141-65.8330.120.08-----43100.026.5
1994Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26P20-112415-119191.0000.950.17-----20100.017.5
1995Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27P29-143523122928.9660.970.20-----29100.020.1
1996Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle28P3--11--221.0000.67------3100.02.1
1996Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28P14-58641-1110.9090.710.17-----14100.08.6
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28P10-113---331.0000.300.27-----10100.06.2
1997Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29P28-1441122--33331.0001.180.23-----3190.317.3
1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30P30-1613262-3129.9350.970.18-----3293.818.5
1999St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31P25-103116412117.8100.680.17-----25100.015.5
1999Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31P5-25181-109.9001.800.36-----5100.03.1
2000Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+ana32P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2000Anaheim AngelsALMLBana32P21-48151176.8570.290.13-----21100.013.0
2002Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol34P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.4
2002Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol34P58-44321-65.8330.090.11-----58100.035.8
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35P49-38661-1312.9230.240.32-----49100.030.2
2003Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl35P18-17-------------18100.011.1
2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36P71-5314--551.0000.070.09-----71100.043.8
2005Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin37P78-61-112-1311.8460.140.18-----78100.048.1
2006Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin38P37-2812-1331.0000.080.11-----37100.022.8
2008Dayton Dragons MidwAcin40P1---------------1100.00.7
2008Louisville Bats ILAAAcin40P2--1-1-21.5000.50------2100.01.4
2008Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin40P15-131--1111.0000.070.08-----15100.09.3
MLB Totals for P - 18 season(s)-   P692-131853158178228211.9250.300.16-----6920.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P46--823613731.8380.67------460.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P9---5--551.0000.56------90.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P23--916-225251.0001.09------230.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---------------10.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P9--191-1110.9091.11------90.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1986Gulf Coast Braves GCLRkatl189----------
1987Durham Bulls CaroA+atl193----------
1988Durham Bulls CaroA+atl2019----------
1988Greenville Braves SouAAatl209----------
1989Richmond Braves ILAAAatl2127----------
1989Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl212----------
1990Richmond Braves ILAAAatl2212----------
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2236----------
1991Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2350----------
1992Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2453----------
1993Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2543----------
1994Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2620----------
1995Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2729----------
1996Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle283----------
1996Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2814----------
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2810----------
1997Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2928----------
1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3030----------
1999St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3125----------
1999Boston Red SoxALMLBbos315----------
2000Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+ana321----------
2000Anaheim AngelsALMLBana3221----------
2002Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol342----------
2002Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol3458----------
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3549----------
2003Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3518----------
2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3671----------
2005Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3778----------
2006Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3837----------
2008Dayton Dragons MidwAcin401----------
2008Louisville Bats ILAAAcin402----------
2008Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin4015----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1991Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB230113.501000.20120010.000.000.0027.000.000.000.00.000
1991Atlanta BravesWorld SeriesMLB23000.002001.0000100.000.000.000.009.0000.00.000
1992Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB24000.002003.0101600.673.000.003.0018.006.000.00.000
1993Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB25001.805005.0312401.005.400.003.607.202.000.00.000
1995Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB27000.001000.1000000.000.000.000.000.0000.00.000
1995Atlanta BravesWorld SeriesMLB27004.501002.0112201.504.500.009.009.001.000.00.000
1999Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB310010.801001.2323105.0016.200.0016.205.400.330.00.000
1999Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB31014.702007.2444501.114.700.004.705.871.250.00.000
2003Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB35000.0010100001.00000110001.000.000.009.009.001.000.00.000
2006Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB38003.0090900319.0633137001.006.001.003.007.002.333.00.000
2008Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB40102.5770700217.0522143001.296.431.295.143.860.752.571.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs102.8116016005216.011552710001.136.191.133.945.631.432.811.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs006.0030300003.0302042002.339.000.0012.006.000.500.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 4 yrs023.3110010000016.38060915001.044.410.004.968.271.670.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs003.0030300003.0101023001.003.000.006.009.001.500.00.000

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1994National League Player of the Week (April 4-April 10)1
1997NL Pitcher of the Month (June)1
2000Tony Conigliaro Award (Overcoming Adversity)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2008-11-03InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-06-03InjuredDisabled -- Lower back pain 
2008-05-29InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-05-09InjuredDisabled -- Lower back pain 
2008-02-08ContractSigned by Reds to minor league contract 
2006-11-02InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-08-16InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2006-08-12InjuredDisabled -- left elbow inflammation  
2006-08-07InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-07-22InjuredDisabled -- inflammation in his left elbow 
2006-05-26InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-05-14InjuredDisabled -- inflamed left elbow 
2004-12-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
2004-11-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-06-04InjuredActivated from DL 
2003-12-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
2003-10-30Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-08-12TradeTraded by Reds to Braves for Matt Belisle. 
2003-01-14ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
2002-11-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2002-07-30InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-02-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rockies. 
2001-03-28Released by Red Sox. 
2001-01-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
2000-11-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2000-01-28ContractSigned by Angels 
2000-01-26ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1999-11-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1999-08-24TradeTraded by Cardinals to Red Sox for David Benham and Mike Matthews. 
1997-12-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1997-12-15ContractSigned by Cardinals 
1997-10-27Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-12-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1996-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-07-21TradeTraded by Orioles to Indians for Eddie Murray. 
1995-12-17TradeTraded by Braves to Orioles for Rachaad Stewart and Joe Borowski. 
1986-06-03Contractsigned 
* 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
1989Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll2162,500-69143-429,80262,50062,500
1990Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll22102,000-639289515,727100,000164,500
1991Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll23117,000-5642520742,231100,000281,500
1992Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll24190,000-4992838962,245109,000471,500
1993Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll25721,250-3191965968,431109,0001,192,750
1994Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll261,237,500-2391374++957,101109,0002,430,250
1995Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll272,250,000-146984++999,520109,0004,680,250
1996Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll282,825,000-1091088++957,870109,0007,505,250
1996Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll282,825,000-109988++957,870109,0007,505,250
1997Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll291,700,000-2171076++1,182,177150,0009,205,250
1998St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll301,300,000-2771570++1,276,192170,00010,505,250
1999St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll312,500,000-193778++1,454,491200,00013,005,250
1999Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll312,500,000-1931278++1,454,491200,00013,005,250
2000Anaheim AngelsTeam Payroll32850,000-38116581,394,248200,00013,855,250
2002Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll34500,000-48320452,011,045200,00014,355,250
2003Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll35550,000-46418422,163,527300,00014,905,250
2003Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll35550,000-46419422,163,527300,00014,905,250
2004Chicago CubsTeam Payroll361,200,000-33319632,070,100300,00016,105,250
2005Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll371,250,000-35212612,189,055300,00017,355,250
2006Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll381,550,000-33916582,365,072327,00018,905,250
2008Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll40600,000-48017472,696,252390,00019,505,250
* 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