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Craig MonroeTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1995-2009 MLB Years: 2001-2009
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Drafted

PositionsOF-819, LF-443, RF-221, DH-87, CF-84Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameCraig Keyston Monroe
Height6-1Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 27,1977 [41.259]PlaceTexarkana,Texas
High SchoolTexas (Texarkana,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 8th round (206th overall) of the 1995 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsPat RigbyService Time5.105 (2007)
MLB DebutJuly 28,2001 [24.151]
OrganizationsTEX [7] DET [6] MIN [1] PIT [1] CHN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID16Retrosheet IDmonrc001MLBAM ID407155
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed61Power75Contact43XBH75RBIs74Runs73Hitting52Durability65Team.463Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1995Gulf Coast RangersGCLRktex-of1854193224862033132182521201.249.316.301.617588216.282.052.202.2858.3311.571.390.000.0016.67
1996Hudson Valley RenegadesNYPLA---of19672685374166529217236320204.276.336.437.77311727295.342.161.299.3387.8021.362.741.6953.6036.49
1996Charleston (sc) RiverDogsSALAtex-of194915311231110922184830003.150.253.235.4883612174.219.085.203.23210.3427.592.670.000.0052.17
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         11642164972775382394111150207.230.305.363.66815339469.300.133.264.2998.7423.672.711.0784.2040.21
1997Charlotte RangersFSLA+tex-of20923285477231741241448000615.235.320.375.69512331378.283.140.345.31011.6421.161.821.8546.8640.26
1998Charlotte RangersFSLA+tex-of21132472731142671776501366102307015.242.334.434.76820550548.269.192.411.33712.0418.611.553.1027.7643.86
1999Charlotte RangersFSLA+tex-of2213048077125211178140164210243728.260.321.415.73619939536.293.155.292.3217.8419.032.433.1728.2431.20
1999Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex-of22616241001001401000.250.294.313.6075118.333.063.125.2755.5622.224.000.000.0025.00
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         13649679129221178240164310644728.260.320.411.73120440554.295.151.286.3207.7619.132.473.0729.1831.01
2000Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex24of2312046489131345208912136491218412.282.366.506.87223559539.307.224.360.37211.8716.881.423.7123.2045.04
2001Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex24of241144106011525520751084685513211.280.358.512.87021050465.308.232.349.3709.8918.281.854.3020.5043.48
2001Texas RangersALMLBtex21rf24275281110252061800001.212.293.346.63918358.281.134.288.28510.3431.033.003.4526.0027.27
2002Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet2of259935861115304104973355721648.321.379.511.89018344402.354.190.299.3808.7114.181.632.4935.8038.26
2002Detroit TigersALMLBdet21rf-lf251325331011020510001.120.154.280.4347226.105.160.080.1890.0019.230.003.8525.0066.67
2003Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-of261447141941261041000000.404.451.6601.11131751.486.256.362.4727.8419.612.503.9223.5036.84
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet27lf-rf26128425511021812370422789213210.240.287.449.73619142458.250.209.278.3135.9019.433.305.0218.4841.18
2004Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet27of27625484026000600100.320.308.7201.02818626.333.400.400.4120.0023.080.007.6912.5075.00
2004Detroit TigersALMLBdet27lf-rf2712844765131273187234297920318.293.337.488.82521848481.320.195.257.3526.0316.422.723.7424.8336.64
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet27rf-lf281575676915730320898340953112416.277.322.446.76825353623.295.169.249.3286.4215.252.383.2128.3533.76
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet27lf291475418913835228922237126106314.255.301.482.78326165585.280.227.296.3296.3221.543.414.7919.3247.10
2007Detroit TigersALMLBdet27,42lf309934347761901155032094216010.222.264.373.63712830372.266.151.201.2775.3825.274.702.9631.1839.47
2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27rf-cf30234961040140161300003.204.291.347.63817555.257.143.245.28610.9123.642.171.8249.0050.00
2007Totals for MLB-MLB         122392538623012590426107216013.219.268.370.63814535427.265.151.207.2786.0925.064.122.8132.6740.70
2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27dh315816322339082901164800013.202.274.405.6796617179.234.203.294.2958.9426.823.004.4720.3851.52
2009Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit18rf-lf323479817203160072110014.215.287.354.64128587.255.139.228.2838.0524.143.003.4526.3329.41
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter814269136867814691154331918188588123301270.252.301.441.74211872702924.279.189.259.0006.4320.113.133.9323.4039.82
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter88332145208532013310049518065361673238421367.265.340.442.78214203343648.303.177.325.0009.9018.451.862.7432.1439.16
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter2398561412616410341371811861627310619.305.369.522.891447108962.339.217.326.0008.9416.841.883.5325.1841.38
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12046489131345208912136491218412.282.366.506.87223559539.307.224.360.00011.8716.881.423.7123.2045.04
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter354128020431670941198114301522847320328.247.326.412.7385271201462.282.165.349.00010.4019.431.872.8031.2237.97
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4915311231110922184830003.150.253.235.4883612174.219.085.203.00010.3427.592.670.000.0052.17
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter672685374166529217236320204.276.336.437.77311727295.342.161.299.0007.8021.362.741.6953.6036.49
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter54193224862033132182521201.249.316.301.617588216.282.052.202.0008.3311.571.390.000.0016.67
Detroit Tigers Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter672234832460713091013791716153488113301059.259.303.451.75410582402545.283.192.258.0006.0119.173.193.9723.2539.54
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5816322339082901164800013.202.274.405.6796617179.234.203.294.0008.9426.823.004.4720.3851.52
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3479817203160072110014.215.287.354.64128587.255.139.228.0008.0524.143.003.4526.3329.41
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter275281110252061800001.212.293.346.63918358.281.134.288.00010.3431.033.003.4526.0027.27
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter234961040140161300003.204.291.347.63817555.257.143.245.00010.9123.642.171.8249.0050.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625367313529223864437117216214.252.301.441.74223654582.279.189.259.0006.4320.113.133.9323.4039.82
Average Minor - Per 162 games162590951563761891331266123418212.265.340.442.78226161669.303.177.325.0009.9018.451.862.7432.1439.16

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1995Gulf Coast Rangers GCLRktex18OF53--94741105101.9621.91------5498.191.4
1996Hudson Valley Renegades NYPLA--19OF62--8656-9791.9381.47------6792.581.6
1996Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtex19OF44--7674-8783.9541.89------4989.831.2
1997Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex20OF90--1511375171164.9591.82------9297.864.7
1998Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex21OF121--19817113226215.9511.78------13291.787.7
1999Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex22OF130--3261373346339.9802.61------130100.093.5
1999Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex22OF6--17---17171.0002.83------6100.04.2
2000Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex23OF119--19918123229217.9481.82------12099.285.0
2001Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex24OF97--185953199194.9752.00------11485.167.8
2001Texas RangersALMLBtex24RF21-117343-137371.0001.760.32-----2777.813.0
2001Texas RangersALMLBtex24LF6-188---881.0001.330.44-----2722.23.7
2002Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet25OF79--16183-172169.9832.14------9979.854.9
2002Detroit TigersALMLBdet25RF5-2711---11111.0002.200.41-----1338.53.1
2002Detroit TigersALMLBdet25LF4-29711-98.8892.000.28-----1330.82.5
2002Detroit TigersALMLBdet25DH3---------------1323.11.9
2003Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet26OF13--24---24241.0001.85------1492.99.1
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet26LF7570602148641158154.9752.050.26-----12858.646.3
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet26RF38302807223-7774.9611.950.26-----12829.723.5
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet26DH12---------------1289.47.4
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet26CF22171---111.0000.500.06-----1281.61.2
2004Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet27OF5--91--10101.0002.00------683.33.5
2004Detroit TigersALMLBdet27LF655044610218-111103.9281.580.23-----12850.840.1
2004Detroit TigersALMLBdet27RF5145386110331116113.9742.220.29-----12839.831.5
2004Detroit TigersALMLBdet27CF2720189491--50501.0001.850.26-----12821.116.7
2004Detroit TigersALMLBdet27DH2---------------1281.61.2
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet28RF856963213244-140136.9711.600.22-----15754.152.5
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet28LF695650199614106105.9911.520.21-----15743.942.6
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet28CF332922963-1-6463.9841.910.28-----15721.020.4
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet28DH1---------------1570.60.6
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet29LF1131059271681232183180.9841.590.19-----14776.969.8
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet29DH3030--------------14720.418.5
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet29CF874713-1-1413.9291.630.28-----1475.44.9
2007Detroit TigersALMLBdet30LF9788796162631171168.9821.730.21-----9998.059.9
2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30RF86468---881.0001.000.17-----2334.84.9
2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30CF773810---10101.0001.430.26-----2330.44.3
2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30LF5-104---441.0000.800.40-----2321.73.1
2007Detroit TigersALMLBdet30DH1---------------991.00.6
2007Detroit TigersALMLBdet30RF1-41---111.0001.000.25-----991.00.6
2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31DH35---------------5860.321.5
2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31CF7656131-114141.0002.000.25-----5812.14.3
2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31RF33255---551.0001.670.20-----585.21.8
2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31LF1-1-------------581.70.6
2009Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32RF965914---14141.0001.560.24-----3426.55.6
2009Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32LF876217---17171.0002.130.27-----3423.55.0
2009Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32DH3---------------348.81.9
MLB Totals for LF - 9 season(s)-   LF443376339271532208767747.9741.690.22-----4430.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 8 season(s)-   RF221159157638712102409399.9761.810.25-----2210.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 8 season(s)-   DH8730--------------870.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 6 season(s)-   CF8471576149221153151.9871.800.26-----840.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF200--3961883422414.9812.07------2000.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF119--19918123229217.9481.82------1190.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF341--675432511743718.9662.11------3410.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF44--7674-8783.9541.89------440.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF62--8656-9791.9381.47------620.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF53--94741105101.9621.91------530.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1995Gulf Coast Rangers GCLRktex18---------53-
1996Hudson Valley Renegades NYPLA--19---------62-
1996Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtex19---------44-
1997Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex20---------90-
1998Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex21---------121-
1999Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex22---------130-
1999Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex22---------6-
2000Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex23---------119-
2001Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex24---------97-
2001Texas RangersALMLBtex24------6-21--
2002Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet25---------79-
2002Detroit TigersALMLBdet25------4-5-3
2003Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet26---------13-
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet26------75238-12
2004Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet27---------5-
2004Detroit TigersALMLBdet27------652751-2
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet28------693385-1
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet29------1138--30
2007Detroit TigersALMLBdet30------97-1-1
2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30------578--
2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31------173-35
2009Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32------8-9-3

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB29113951020270011200002.256.275.462.73718440.320.206.2312.5030.0012.005.0019.5040.00
2006Detroit TigersDiv SeriesMLB29416331023000300000.188.188.625.81310316.091.437.4380.0018.750.0012.508.00100.00
2006Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB29414562014003400100.429.500.7861.28611318.500.357.57116.6722.221.335.5614.0050.00
2006Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB29520331022001500000.150.190.500.69010321.077.350.4004.7623.815.009.5210.00100.00
2007Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB302154101830270071200103.333.403.500.90327562.390.167.29611.2919.351.713.2327.0027.78
2008Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3116493133027002800100.265.288.449.73722552.275.184.2243.8515.384.003.8524.5038.46
2009Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB3224711321508160041500202.296.325.7041.029501377.260.408.4655.1919.483.7510.398.8861.90
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs722133162130143700144700407.291.329.549.87811727231.308.258.3246.0620.353.366.0615.2143.55
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs416331023000300000.188.188.625.81310316.091.437.4380.0018.750.0012.508.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs414562014003400100.429.500.7861.28611318.500.357.57116.6722.221.335.5614.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs520331022001500000.150.190.500.69010321.077.350.4004.7623.815.009.5210.00100.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2009-01-13ContractSigned by Pirates to minor league contract 
2008-08-06Released by Twins 
2007-11-13TradeTraded by Cubs to Twins for player to be named later 
2007-08-23TradeTraded by Tigers to Cubs for a player to be named later 
2007-01-16ContractSigned by Tigers to avoid arbitration 
2004-08-07InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-07-21InjuredDisabled -- strained left hamstring 
2002-02-01Claimed on waivers by Tigers from Rangers. 
1995-06-02Contractsigned 
* 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
2001Texas RangersTeam Payroll24200,000-77132-1,897,758200,000200,000
2002Detroit TigersTeam Payroll25200,000-75729-2,011,045200,000400,000
2003Detroit TigersTeam Payroll26300,000-70322-2,163,527300,000700,000
2004Detroit TigersTeam Payroll27335,000-58716352,070,100300,0001,035,000
2005Detroit TigersTeam Payroll28400,000-53318412,189,055300,0001,435,000
2006Detroit TigersTeam Payroll292,800,000-2521069++2,365,072327,0004,235,000
2007Detroit TigersTeam Payroll304,775,0005.105173879++2,459,737380,0009,010,000
2007Chicago CubsTeam Payroll304,775,0005.105173979++2,459,737380,0009,010,000
2008Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll313,820,000-233675++2,696,252390,00012,830,000
2009Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll32750,000-44816452,746,792400,00013,580,000
* 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