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Bobby SeayTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1997-2009 MLB Years: 2001-2009
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-457Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRobert Michael Seay
Height6-2Weight221BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJune 20,1978 [40.176]PlaceSarasota,Florida
High SchoolSarasota (Sarasota,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 1st round (12th overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry DraftSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1996 by the Tampa Bay Rays.
Signing Bonus$3,000,000Signing ScoutsMatt KinzerService Time5.118 (2009)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1997-MLB-#82 ... 1997-TBA-#2 ... 1999-TBA-#5 ... 2001-TBA-#8
MLB DebutAugust 14,2001 [23.055]
OrganizationsTBA [8] DET [4] COL [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID171Retrosheet IDseayb001MLBAM ID150144
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts60Walks50Hittable64SO/BB57vsPower64Hitting0Durability53Team.476Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1997Charleston (sc) RiverDogsSALAtba-ST19344.5513130000061.0563531237646001.528.220.295.439.391.73.429-
1998Charleston (sc) RiverDogsSALAtba-ST20174.3015150000069.05940331029747201.287.701.303.789.652.55.125-
1999St. Petersburg Devil RaysFSLA+tba-ST21263.0012111001057.0562519023452001.398.84--3.637.111.96.250-
1999Orlando RaysSouAAtba-ST21127.94660000017.0221515215164202.1811.651.067.948.471.07.333-
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0384.1418171001074.0784034238616201.579.490.244.627.421.61.273-
2000Orlando RaysSouAAtba-ST22873.88242400000132.0132645713531064001.408.980.883.607.212.00.533-
2001Orlando RaysSouAAtba7ST23255.9815132000064.2814843926492001.6511.271.253.626.821.88.286-
2001Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba27Rel23116.2312012004013.01311935121001.389.002.083.468.312.40.5005.36
2002Orlando RaysSouAAtba-Rel24203.2815312002035.2311613215242001.297.820.503.796.061.601.000-
2002Durham BullsILAAAtba-Rel24006.0010010002015.015101012140201.139.000.601.208.407.00--
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0204.0925322004050.2462623317382201.248.170.533.026.752.241.000-
2003Durham BullsILAAAtba26Rel25302.1025025007030.023107115291001.276.900.304.508.701.931.000-
2003Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba27Rel25003.001201200209.07330650001.447.00--6.005.000.83-3.92
2004Durham BullsILAAAtba-Rel26211.72290290011136.2269739354000.956.380.742.218.593.89.667-
2004Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba46Rel26002.3821021006022.2216625171001.158.340.791.996.753.40-3.36
2005Tulsa DrillersTexAAcol-Rel27101.8040400215.03110030000.605.40----5.400.001.000-
2005Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-Rel27102.38170170012322.22386210240001.469.130.793.979.532.401.000-
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0202.28210210014427.22697210270001.308.460.653.258.782.701.000-
2005Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol46Rel27008.4917017005011.218111138110102.2313.892.316.178.491.38-6.53
2006Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet47Rel28124.7424123001024.225151336140101.269.121.092.195.112.33.333-
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet44Rel28006.4614014006015.014111119120001.508.220.595.287.041.33-4.19
2007Detroit TigersALMLBdet44Rel29302.33580580019146.0381212115381101.147.380.192.917.382.531.0002.85
2008Detroit TigersALMLBdet44Rel30124.47600600014056.0592828425583001.499.430.643.999.272.32.3333.33
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet44Rel31634.2567067007048.2462323317373001.298.510.553.146.842.18.6673.43
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter1164.16261026100631220.021610510317901909201.378.720.693.637.672.11.6470.50
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter27344.022098612300385568.05522962554824049732701.398.700.763.787.832.07.443-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter733.00105110400334127.0112524310421165301.197.810.702.938.092.76.700-
AA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter14144.566446180041253.22691441292610919812201.489.510.923.857.001.82.500-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter263.0012111001057.0562519023452001.398.84--3.637.111.96.250-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter4114.42282800000130.01157564126613813201.397.940.834.569.532.09.267-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1054.00199019900461165.215774749661457101.348.480.493.567.832.20.667-
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter113.63450450012044.2412018516342001.288.261.013.226.852.13.500-
Colorado Rockies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter008.4917017005011.218111138110102.2313.892.316.178.491.38--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1164.16257025700621220.021310410217891879201.378.720.693.637.672.11.6470.50
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings10134.0281334800152220.021311498189219112301.398.700.763.787.832.07.435-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2005Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-p27131000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2007Detroit TigersALMLBdet44p2941000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter41000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter131000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter131000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter41000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162410000000004100000.000.000.000.0000041.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162120000000001200000.000.000.000.0000012.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1998Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtba20P15--310--13131.0000.87------15100.010.6
1999St. Petersburg Devil Rays FSLA+tba21P12--113--14141.0001.17------12100.08.8
1999Orlando Rays SouAAtba21P6---5-1551.0000.83------6100.04.3
2000Orlando Rays SouAAtba22P24--4151-2019.9500.79------24100.017.6
2001Orlando Rays SouAAtba23P15--6122-2018.9001.20------15100.010.7
2001Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba23P12-13121-43.7500.250.23-----12100.07.4
2002Orlando Rays SouAAtba24P15--12--331.0000.20------15100.010.9
2002Durham Bulls ILAAAtba24P10--11-1221.0000.20------10100.06.1
2003Durham Bulls ILAAAtba25P25---3--331.0000.12------25100.017.9
2003Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba25P12-9-1--111.0000.080.11-----12100.07.4
2004Durham Bulls ILAAAtba26P29--33--661.0000.21------29100.020.1
2004Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba26P21-2213--441.0000.190.18-----21100.013.0
2005Tulsa Drillers TexAAcol27P4--22--441.0001.00------4100.02.9
2005Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol27P17--13--441.0000.24------17100.011.9
2005Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol27P17-11-21-32.6670.120.18-----17100.010.5
2006Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet28P24--17--881.0000.33------24100.016.9
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet28P14-15-1--111.0000.070.07-----14100.08.6
2007Detroit TigersALMLBdet29P58-4625--771.0000.120.15-----58100.035.8
2008Detroit TigersALMLBdet30P60-5627--991.0000.150.16-----60100.037.0
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet31P67-4834--771.0000.100.15-----67100.041.1
MLB Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P261-2209252-3634.9440.130.15-----2610.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P105--617-123231.0000.22------1050.00.0
AA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P64--1336315249.9420.77------640.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P12--113--14141.0001.17------120.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P15--310--13131.0000.87------150.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1998Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtba2015----------
1999St. Petersburg Devil Rays FSLA+tba2112----------
1999Orlando Rays SouAAtba216----------
2000Orlando Rays SouAAtba2224----------
2001Orlando Rays SouAAtba2315----------
2001Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2312----------
2002Orlando Rays SouAAtba2415----------
2002Durham Bulls ILAAAtba2410----------
2003Durham Bulls ILAAAtba2525----------
2003Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2512----------
2004Durham Bulls ILAAAtba2629----------
2004Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2621----------
2005Tulsa Drillers TexAAcol274----------
2005Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol2717----------
2005Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol2717----------
2006Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet2824----------
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet2814----------
2007Detroit TigersALMLBdet2958----------
2008Detroit TigersALMLBdet3060----------
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet3167----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1999Maryvale SaguarosArizona Fall LgMinor21019.00660000020.026212021219101.9011.700.905.408.551.589.45.000
2006Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB28111.9310010002014.01253157001.217.710.643.214.501.403.21.500
2007Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB29012.8411011006212.212641510001.398.530.713.557.112.004.26.000
2008Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB30002.2510010002112.01333009001.089.750.000.006.7502.25.000
2009Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB31000.0001-1001116.01400000000.887.880.000.000.0000.00.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs019.00660000020.026212021219101.9011.700.905.408.551.589.45.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs121.65311300011454.751141021026001.128.400.331.654.282.602.30.333

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2831000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs31000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1995High School All-American - 2nd Team (P)1
1996High School All-American - 1st Team (P)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-11-07Free AgentGranted free agency 
2010-05-17InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2010-03-27InjuredDisabled -- Left Shoulder Strain 
2008-01-18ContractSigned by Tigers (1-year) 
2007-01-10Invited to spring training by Tigers 
2005-11-30ContractSigned by Tigers (minor) 
2005-06-05InjuredActivated from DL 
2005-04-18InjuredDisabled -- strained left pectoral muscle 
2005-04-08TradeTraded by Devil Rays to Rockies for Reggie Taylor 
2003-06-03InjuredActivated from DL 
2003-04-27InjuredDisabled -- - 
2002-06-03InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-04-15InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
1996-11-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Devil Rays. 
1996-08-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* 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
1996Chicago White Sox-183,000,000-------3,000,000Signing Bonus out of 1996 Draft (1st round - 12th overall)
2001Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll23200,000-77130-1,897,758200,0003,200,000
2003Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll25300,000-70315-2,163,527300,0003,500,000
2004Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll26300,000-75529-2,070,100300,0003,800,000
2005Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll27325,000-66718262,189,055300,0004,125,000
2006Detroit TigersTeam Payroll28375,000-55522312,365,072327,0004,500,000
2007Detroit TigersTeam Payroll29450,000-51519362,459,737380,0004,950,000
2008Detroit TigersTeam Payroll30780,000-45521502,696,252390,0005,730,000
2009Detroit TigersTeam Payroll311,300,0005.11838419532,746,792400,0007,030,000
* 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