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Kevin MitchellTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1981-1998 MLB Years: 1984-1998
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Played in Japan
Rated Prospect
Major Award Winner
World Series Champion
HR Derby

PositionsOF-753, 3B-634, DH-69, LF-43, SS-25, RF-21, 1B-16Position when DraftedLF-3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKevin Darrell Mitchell
Height5-11Weight244BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 13,1962 [56.217]PlaceSan Diego,California
High SchoolClairemont (San Diego,CA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1980 by the New York Mets.
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1984-NYN-#5
MLB DebutSeptember 4,1984 [22.234]
OrganizationsNYN [6] SFN [5] CIN [3] BOS [1] CLE [1] OAK [1] SDN [1] SEA [1] Awards8Awards Voting4-442
TBC Player ID15493Retrosheet IDmitck001MLBAM ID119195
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed40Power81Contact56XBH75RBIs83Runs61Hitting76Durability57Team.511Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981Kingsport MetsAppRknyn-3b196222139749274555223100300.335.390.489.87910818246.360.154.253.3978.9412.601.412.8531.5724.32
1982Lynchburg MetsCaroA+nyn-3b20298519275111600132500200.318.400.435.835377100.426.117.271.37513.0025.001.921.0085.0025.93
1983Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-3b21120441751322521585115488421510.299.367.467.83420642497.337.168.290.3719.6616.901.753.0229.4031.82
1984Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-3b2212043251105213105412258932900.243.284.375.65916234471.278.132.188.2945.3118.903.562.1243.2032.38
1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn323b22714030001010300000.214.214.214.4283014.273.000-.071.1950.0021.430.000.000.000.00
1985Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-3b23953484410124294331326020310.290.351.448.79915635385.326.158.256.3548.3115.581.882.3438.6734.65
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn7,35of241083285191222124333336111106.277.344.466.81015336364.309.189.290.3599.0716.761.853.3027.3339.56
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn73b256219619487172600203800135.245.313.398.7117815217.270.153.255.3089.2217.511.903.2328.0031.25
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn93b25692684982131154496285020015.306.376.530.90614229298.330.224.340.3919.4016.781.795.0317.8735.37
1987Totals for NL-NL         131464681302022270964888201410.280.350.474.82422044515.304.194.304.3569.3217.091.834.2721.0933.85
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn73b2614850560127257198055488551779.251.319.442.76122351566.265.191.285.3348.4815.021.773.3626.5840.16
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn7of27154543100158346471253487115307326.291.388.6351.02334587640.286.344.503.43113.5917.971.327.3411.5555.06
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn7of2814052490152242359347588720598.290.360.544.90428561589.287.254.359.3939.8514.771.505.9414.9740.13
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn7of291133715295131276923435750486.256.338.515.85319141423.234.259.372.37010.1713.481.336.3813.7443.16
1992Seattle MarinersALMLBsea7,17of30993604810324096702354630444.286.351.428.77915433402.304.142.233.3498.7111.441.312.2440.0032.04
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin7of3193323561102131964102548104414.341.385.601.98619443353.350.260.341.4227.0813.601.925.3817.0039.09
1994Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin7of32953105710118130772059623081512.326.429.6811.11021149380.314.355.552.45015.5316.321.057.8910.3348.51
1995FukuokaJap PacIntl-3337130173960828000000000.300.300.531.8316914130.254.231.231.3560.000.000.006.1516.2535.90
1996Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-of34516120000001500000.125.176.125.3012017.182.000.063.1485.8829.415.000.000.000.00
1996Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24rf3427929284021300111410003.304.385.413.798386104.342.109.228.36010.5813.461.271.9246.0021.43
1996Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin7lf3437114183711062600261600125.325.447.5791.0266617141.333.254.482.43818.4411.350.624.2619.0045.95
1996Totals for MLB-MLB         64206276515083900373010128.316.420.505.92510423245.337.189.369.40515.1012.240.813.2725.7535.38
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle44dh35205979104111091110022.153.275.373.64822569.114.220.390.27813.0415.941.225.8014.7555.56
1998Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAoak-36623482001011200000.348.375.435.81010224.381.087.087.3594.178.332.000.000.0025.00
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31,7dh36511271429712210092600004.228.279.346.6254410136.273.118.189.2786.6219.122.891.4763.5034.48
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter122341346301173224252347603031491719272428789.284.360.520.88021494834696.291.236.355.00010.4615.311.464.9817.6741.18
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter43715662334498610422442014142296732220.287.344.435.7796811381740.326.148.243.0008.1617.012.082.4137.2930.73
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter22681910021647519984459156521210.264.313.403.71633071897.300.139.211.0006.5817.392.642.1243.1132.87
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter120441751322521585115488421510.299.367.467.83420642497.337.168.290.0009.6616.901.753.0229.4031.82
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter298519275111600132500200.318.400.435.835377100.426.117.271.00013.0025.001.921.0085.0025.93
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6222139749274555223100300.335.390.489.87910818246.360.154.253.0008.9412.601.412.8531.5724.32
Intl Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter37130173960828000000000.300.300.531.8316914130.254.231.231.0000.000.000.006.1516.2535.90
San Francisco Giants Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter6242211351614109171434112325264394171235734.278.356.536.89211862692516.278.258.377.00010.4915.661.495.6815.4643.81
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter225747131248504551673011012640132131.332.414.6311.045471109874.333.299.450.00012.5914.421.156.2913.5843.95
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter993604810324096702354630444.286.351.428.77915433402.304.142.233.0008.7111.441.312.2440.0032.04
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1153425194222124434336411106.275.340.456.79615636378.307.181.275.0008.7316.931.943.1728.5038.30
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6219619487172600203800135.245.313.398.7117815217.270.153.255.0009.2217.511.903.2328.0031.25
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter511271429712210092600004.228.279.346.6254410136.273.118.189.0006.6219.122.891.4763.5034.48
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter27929284021300111410003.304.385.413.798386104.342.109.228.00010.5813.461.271.9246.0021.43
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter205979104111091110022.153.275.373.64822569.114.220.390.00013.0415.941.225.8014.7555.56
Average MLB - Per 162 games16254883155303311014465954061212.284.360.520.88028564622.291.236.355.00010.4615.311.464.9817.6741.18
Average Minor - Per 162 games162581861663241690755311031810.287.344.435.77925251645.326.148.243.0008.1617.012.082.4137.2930.73

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1981Kingsport Mets AppRknyn193B58--421021812162144.8892.48------6293.582.9
1981Kingsport Mets AppRknyn19OF2--2---221.0001.00------623.22.9
1982Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn203B25--113310-5444.8151.76------2986.218.4
1983Jackson Mets TexAAnyn213B114--702242118315294.9332.58------12095.083.8
1983Jackson Mets TexAAnyn21OF4--11---11111.0002.75------1203.32.9
1984Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn223B109--652152019300280.9332.57------12090.877.9
1984Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn221B7--495275654.9647.71------1205.85.0
1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn223B5--141265.8331.00------771.43.1
1985Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn233B93--552092217286264.9232.84------9597.966.9
1985Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn23OF1--1---111.0001.00------951.10.7
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn24OF68--114321119117.9831.72------10863.042.0
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn24SS24--3156679387.9353.63------10822.214.8
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn243B7--791-1716.9412.29------1086.54.3
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn241B2--611287.8753.50------1081.91.2
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn253B68--44131710182175.9622.57------6998.642.0
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn253B51--2910889145137.9452.69------6282.331.5
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25OF3---------------694.31.9
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25OF3--3---331.0001.00------624.81.9
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25SS1---1--111.0001.00------691.40.6
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn263B102--612031618280264.9432.59------14868.963.0
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26OF40--5726-6559.9081.48------14827.024.7
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27OF147--30587-320313.9782.13------15495.590.7
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn273B2---2--221.0001.00------1541.31.2
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28OF138--295993313304.9712.20------14098.685.2
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29OF100--188661200194.9701.94------11388.561.7
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn291B1---------------1130.90.6
1992Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30OF69--1304--1341341.0001.94------9969.742.6
1992Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30DH26---------------9926.316.0
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31OF87--149772163156.9571.79------9393.553.7
1994Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32OF89--132942145141.9721.58------9593.778.1
1994Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin321B1--71--881.0008.00------951.10.9
1996Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos34OF2--2-1-32.6671.00------540.01.4
1996Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34LF31--44-1-4544.9781.42------3783.819.1
1996Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34RF21--28-2-3028.9331.33------2777.813.0
1996Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34DH4---------------2714.82.5
1996Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin341B3--282143130.96810.00------378.11.9
1996Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34LF1--1---111.0001.00------273.70.6
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle35DH16---------------2080.09.9
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle35LF1----1-1---------205.00.6
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak36DH23---------------5145.114.2
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak36LF10--10---10101.0001.00------5119.66.2
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak361B2--5--1551.0002.50------513.91.2
MLB Totals for OF - 9 season(s)-   OF744--13734841914621421.9721.91------7440.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 5 season(s)-   3B235--1424573339632599.9482.55------2350.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH69---------------690.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF43--55-2-5755.9651.28------430.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS25--3157679488.9363.52------250.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF21--28-2-3028.9331.33------210.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B9--464275250.9625.56------90.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B202--1204244236586544.9282.69------2020.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B7--495275654.9647.71------70.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF3--3-1-43.7501.00------30.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B114--702242118315294.9332.58------1140.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF4--11---11111.0002.75------40.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B25--113310-5444.8151.76------250.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B58--421021812162144.8892.48------580.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF2--2---221.0001.00------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1981Kingsport Mets AppRknyn19-----58---2-
1982Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn20-----25-----
1983Jackson Mets TexAAnyn21-----114---4-
1984Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn22--7--109-----
1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn22-----5-----
1985Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn23-----93---1-
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn24--2-247---68-
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25----168---3-
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25-----51---3-
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26-----102---40-
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27-----2---147-
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28---------138-
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29--1------100-
1992Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30---------6926
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31---------87-
1994Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32--1------89-
1996Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos34---------2-
1996Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34--3---31----
1996Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34------1-21-4
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle35------1---16
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak36--2---10---23

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1986New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB2428120000000100000.250.250.250.500208.286.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
1986New York MetsWorld SeriesMLB2458120000000300000.250.250.250.500208.400.000.0000.0037.500.000.000.000.00
1987San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB25730281012100300000.267.267.400.66712230.269.133.1670.0010.000.003.3330.0025.00
1989San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB27517560027003300000.353.450.7061.15612220.333.353.52915.0015.001.0010.008.5033.33
1989San Francisco GiantsWorld SeriesMLB27417250012000300000.294.294.471.7658117.308.177.1760.0017.650.005.8817.0020.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs14558161039103700000.291.328.473.80126458.289.182.2555.1712.072.335.1718.3325.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs925370012000600000.280.280.400.68010125.333.120.1200.0024.000.004.0025.0014.29

Awards [8]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1989National League Most Valuable Player ... National League Player of the Week (April 10-April 16) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (OF)3
1993National League Player of the Week (May 10-May 16)1
1994National League Player of the Week (May 30-June 5)1
1996National League Player of the Week (August 26-September 1)1
2000Southland Conference All-Conference (DH)1
2001Southland Conference All-Conference (1B)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1998-08-07Released by Athletics. 
1998-03-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1997-06-03Released by Indians. 
1996-12-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1996-11-18Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-07-30TradeTraded by Red Sox to Reds for Brad Tweedie and Roberto Mejia. 
1996-03-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1994-10-25Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-11-17TradeTraded by Mariners to Reds for Norm Charlton. 
1991-12-11TradeTraded by Giants with Mike Remlinger to Mariners for Dave Burba, Mike Jackson and Bill Swift. 
1987-07-05TradeTraded by Padres with Craig Lefferts and Dave Dravecky to Giants for Mark Grant, mark davis, Keith Comstock and Chris Brown. 
1986-12-11TradeTraded by Mets with Kevin Brown, Kevin Armstrong, Stan Jefferson and Shawn Abner to Padres for Adam Ging, Gene Walter and Kevin McReynolds. 
1980-11-16ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets. 
* 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
1986New York MetsTeam Payroll2460,000-61435-386,34760,00060,000
1987San Diego PadresTeam Payroll25125,000-3841846344,90660,000185,000
1987San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll25125,000-3842446344,90660,000185,000
1988San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll26237,500-3542050392,10762,500422,500
1989San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll27610,000-2081574++429,80262,5001,032,500
1990San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll282,083,000-18298++515,727100,0003,115,500
1991San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll293,750,000-32100++742,231100,0006,865,500
1992Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll303,750,000-25197++962,245109,00010,615,500
1993Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll313,750,000-52595++968,431109,00014,365,500
1994Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll323,750,000-52594++957,101109,00018,115,500
1996Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll341,135,000-2281375++957,870109,00019,250,500
1996Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll341,135,000-2281075++957,870109,00019,250,500
1997Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll35500,000-37623581,182,177150,00019,750,500
1998Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll36225,000-61022321,276,192170,00019,975,500
* 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