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Clay ParkerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1984-1995 MLB Years: 1987-1992
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PositionsP-177Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Clayton Parker
Height6-1Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 19,1962 [55.121]PlaceColumbia,Louisiana
High SchoolCaldwell Parish (Columbia,LA)
CollegeLouisiana State University (Baton Rouge,LA)

DraftedSelected by the Seattle Mariners [Team Picks] in the 15th round (373rd overall) of the 1985 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 21st round (530th overall) of the 1984 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutSeptember 14,1987 [24.269]
OrganizationsSEA [4] NYA [3] DET [1] MIL [1] OAK [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID16336Retrosheet IDparkc001MLBAM ID120230
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts47Walks83Hittable50SO/BB76vsPower50Hitting0Durability44Team.485Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1984LSUCollegeNCAAJrST21754.0421183400191.0955641030676101.379.36--2.966.602.23.583-
1985LSUCollegeNCAASrS/R22824.1021156410194.0995443034989101.419.45--3.249.352.88.800-
1985Bellingham MarinersNwstA-sea-ST22611.551091201063.2401611116695000.885.650.142.269.754.31.857-
1986Wausau TimbersMidwAsea-ST23872.88262604000178.01717757113915413001.188.650.561.977.793.95.533-
1987Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAsea14ST24752.73161605100112.01034734714602001.048.280.561.134.824.29.583-
1987Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-ST24812.9312120400086.0783528428444001.238.160.422.934.601.57.889-
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST01562.82282809100198.0181826211421046001.138.230.501.914.732.48.7143.18
1987Seattle MarinersALMLBsea27S/R240010.5731200107.2151092480012.4817.612.354.709.392.00-6.13
1988Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-ST25223.2610100000049.249211839512001.178.880.541.639.245.67.500-
1989Columbus ClippersILAAAnya44ST26301.66550110038.02597110252000.925.920.242.375.922.501.000-
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya38S/R26453.68221752010120.012353491231532221.289.230.902.333.981.71.4444.00
1990Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-ST27253.33990210054.0582320313343001.319.670.502.175.672.62.286-
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya38S/R27114.50523001022.019111157201001.187.772.052.868.182.86.5004.90
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet17Rel27223.1824123007051.0451818625203011.377.941.064.413.530.80.5005.08
1991Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-S/R28763.67252053120132.01236554644785001.268.370.412.995.301.77.538-
1992Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-ST29214.00330000018.0209803110001.2810.00--1.505.503.67.667-
1992Seattle MarinersALMLBsea32S/R29027.56862001033.0472828611201021.7412.691.622.975.401.82.0005.09
1994Amarillo DillasTex-LAInd-ST31355.1814140000074.2875043620670001.4310.490.722.418.083.35.375-
1995New Orleans ZephyrsAmerAAAmil-Rel32006.7520200001.03210220003.7520.25--13.5013.501.00--
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter7104.4262273520110233.124912011531781217261.409.581.193.004.651.55.4121.76
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter45282.92118110821430731.06703042383617852836001.168.230.442.196.482.97.616-
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter24153.236659710320378.03561641361710924516001.238.450.402.595.812.25.615-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter752.73161605100112.01034734714602001.048.280.561.134.824.29.583-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter872.88262604000178.01717757113915413001.188.650.561.977.793.95.533-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter611.551091201063.2401611116695000.885.650.142.269.754.31.857-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter355.1814140000074.2875043620670001.4310.490.722.418.083.35.375-
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1574.07423398102185.21941108406416515201.399.40--3.108.002.58.682-
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter563.80271982020142.014264601738733221.279.001.082.414.631.92.455-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter223.1824123007051.0451818625203011.377.941.064.413.530.80.500-
Seattle Mariners Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter028.121174002040.1623837815281031.8813.611.763.296.151.87.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings794.4258253320100220.023411310829731147261.409.581.193.004.651.55.4381.76
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1482.92353326110220.02019171115315811001.168.230.442.196.482.97.636-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1985Bellingham Mariners NwstA-sea22P10--39--12121.0001.20------10100.013.5
1986Wausau Timbers MidwAsea23P26--523132928.9661.08------26100.018.7
1987Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAsea24P16--717122524.9601.50------16100.011.2
1987Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea24P12--521112726.9632.17------12100.08.5
1987Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24P3-7-1--111.0000.330.14-----3100.01.9
1988Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya25P10--58--13131.0001.30------10100.07.0
1989Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya26P5--63--991.0001.80------5100.03.4
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya26P22-120720-127271.0001.230.23-----22100.013.7
1990Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya27P9--210--12121.0001.33------9100.06.2
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet27P24-5158-113131.0000.540.25-----24100.014.8
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya27P5-22-2--221.0000.400.09-----5100.03.1
1991Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak28P25--69--15151.0000.60------25100.018.4
1992Seattle MarinersALMLBsea29P8-33141-65.8330.630.15-----8100.04.9
1995New Orleans Zephyrs AmerAAAmil32P2--1---111.0000.50------2100.01.4
MLB Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P62-2331335124948.9800.770.21-----620.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P63--2551117776.9871.21------630.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P16--717122524.9601.50------160.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P26--523132928.9661.08------260.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P10--39--12121.0001.20------100.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1985Bellingham Mariners NwstA-sea2210----------
1986Wausau Timbers MidwAsea2326----------
1987Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAsea2416----------
1987Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea2412----------
1987Seattle MarinersALMLBsea243----------
1988Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya2510----------
1989Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya265----------
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya2622----------
1990Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya279----------
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet2724----------
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya275----------
1991Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak2825----------
1992Seattle MarinersALMLBsea298----------
1995New Orleans Zephyrs AmerAAAmil322----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1992-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-12-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mariners. 
1991-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-04-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1991-03-15Released by Tigers. 
1990-06-04TradeTraded by Yankees with Lance McCullers to Tigers for Matt Nokes. 
1987-12-22TradeTraded by Mariners with Wade Taylor and Lee Guetterman to Yankees for Henry Cotto and Steve Trout. 
* 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
1987Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll2460,000-59528-344,90660,00060,000
1989New York YankeesTeam Payroll2668,000-6083318429,80262,500128,000
1990New York YankeesTeam Payroll27150,000-5032927515,727100,000278,000
1990Detroit TigersTeam Payroll27150,000-5032527515,727100,000278,000
1992Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll29109,000-68043-962,245109,000387,000
* 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