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Paul DeJongTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: St. Louis Cardinals MLB Years: 2017-2018
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

PositionsSS-254, 3B-177, 2B-25Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper Name Paul Sterling DeJong
Height6-0Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 2,1993 [25.079]PlaceOrlando,Florida
High SchoolAntioch (Antioch,IL)
CollegeIllinois State University (Normal,IL)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 4th round (131st overall) of the 2015 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 38th round (1151st overall) of the 2014 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$200,000Service Time0.124 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[PIPE] 2016-SLN-#18 ... 2017-SLN-#11
MLB DebutMay 28,2017 [23.299]
OrganizationsSLN [4] Awards4Awards Voting1-56
TBC Player ID174571Retrosheet IDdejop001MLBAM ID657557
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (SS) in 2017
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed37Power93Contact37XBH84RBIs88Runs64Hitting83Durability70Team.549Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2013Illinois StateMVCNCAA-1Fr41c193910021266001700262331204.260.420.320.740326132.329.060.320.34719.7017.420.880.000.0023.08
2014Illinois StateMVCNCAA-1Rs-14c2054218447621394823223991001.349.430.5961.02613033250.394.247.344.4468.8015.601.773.6024.2243.42
2015Illinois StateMVCNCAA-1Rs-14c21512104770150144821285070106.333.427.6051.03212729246.381.272.410.44011.3820.331.795.6915.0041.43
2015Johnson City CardinalsAppRksln213b211037101860415006920000.486.578.9731.551361045.583.487.649.63113.3320.001.508.899.2555.56
2015Peoria ChiefsMidwAsln73b21562193263123526134234330206.288.360.438.7989620247.335.150.297.3489.3117.411.872.0243.8031.75
2015Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         662564281183941134295250206.316.394.516.91013230292.365.200.348.3929.9317.811.793.0828.4437.04
2016Springfield CardinalsTexAAsln123b221324966212929222733240144100625.260.324.460.78422853552.318.200.282.3347.2526.093.603.9922.5541.09
2017Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln113b234817727539013340294621103.299.339.571.91010122190.336.272.311.3794.7424.215.116.8413.6241.51
2017St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln11ss23108417551192612565102112440118.285.325.532.85722252443.349.247.300.3594.7427.995.905.6416.6843.70
2018Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln24413342013001400100.308.333.6921.0259315.333.384.462.4066.6726.674.006.6713.0075.00
2018St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln12241154366810525119681136123120526.241.313.433.74618945489.288.192.275.3217.3625.153.423.8922.9542.86
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2238531232245124413321572471606314.263.319.482.80141197932.317.219.287.0006.1226.504.334.7219.3943.30
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter250942134267585451511687924617110214.283.346.499.8454701081049.336.216.308.0007.5323.453.114.2920.9340.45
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter521903057110143702105021203.300.338.579.91711025205.336.279.321.0004.8824.395.006.8313.5743.86
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1324966212929222733240144100625.260.324.460.78422853552.318.200.282.0007.2526.093.603.9922.5541.09
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter562193263123526134234330206.288.360.438.7989620247.335.150.297.0009.3117.411.872.0243.8031.75
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1037101860415006920000.486.578.9731.551361045.583.487.649.00013.3320.001.508.899.2555.56
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1445281121724232311344761121923011.326.427.547.97428968628.376.221.366.00012.1017.831.473.6622.9639.53
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2238531232245124413321572471606314.263.319.482.80141197932.317.219.287.0006.1226.504.334.7219.3943.30
Average MLB - Per 162 games16262089163371329711411791204210.263.319.482.80129970677.317.219.287.0006.1226.504.334.7219.3943.30
Average Minor - Per 162 games16261087173383299810551159111619.283.346.499.84530570680.336.216.308.0007.5323.453.114.2920.9340.45

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2015Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln213B9--4161-2120.9522.22------1090.013.8
2015Peoria Chiefs MidwAsln213B53--3790109137127.9272.40------5694.638.4
2016Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln223B112--732001618289273.9452.44------13284.880.0
2016Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln22SS11--14391105453.9814.82------1328.37.9
2017Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln23SS39--448568135129.9563.31------4881.327.7
2017Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln232B5--1013112423.9584.60------4810.43.5
2017Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln233B3--231-65.8331.67------486.32.1
2017St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23SS8685747111233956353344.9754.000.46-----10879.653.1
2017St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln232B201915830533158683.9654.150.53-----10818.512.3
2018Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln24SS4--914-323231.0005.75------4100.02.9
2018St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24SS11411110051532891264454442.9743.880.44-----11599.170.4
MLB Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS200196175226452221120807786.9743.930.45-----2000.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B201915830533158683.9654.150.53-----200.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS43--5399611158152.9623.53------430.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B5--1013112423.9584.60------50.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B3--231-65.8331.67------30.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B112--732001618289273.9452.44------1120.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS11--14391105453.9814.82------110.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B53--3790109137127.9272.40------530.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B9--4161-2120.9522.22------90.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2015Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln21-----9-----
2015Peoria Chiefs MidwAsln21-----53-----
2016Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln22----11112-----
2017Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln23---5393-----
2017St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23---2086------
2018Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln24----4------
2018St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24----114------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2014Wisconsin WoodchucksNorthwoods LeagueCollege2069267577415020617227481604010.277.373.558.93114935314.266.281.4018.6015.291.786.3713.3547.30
2016Glendale Desert DogsArizona Fall LgMinor22196941610191132100000.232.264.290.55420272.319.058.1014.1729.177.001.3969.0012.50
2016St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2256132001000300000.500.500.8331.3335261.000.333.3330.0050.000.000.000.0066.67
2017St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB232751131111270041300101.216.268.392.66020456.243.176.2557.1423.213.253.5725.5036.36
2018St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24184761140490031520100.234.302.574.87627853.241.340.4045.6628.305.007.5511.7572.73
Northwoods League Totals - 1 yrs69267577415020617227481604010.277.373.558.93114935314.266.281.4018.6015.291.786.3713.3547.30
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs196941610191132100000.232.264.290.55420272.319.058.1014.1729.177.001.3969.0012.50
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs501042025716170073120201.240.296.500.7965214115.275.260.3276.0926.964.435.2217.3356.00

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2014Missouri Valley Conference All-Conference Team (2B)1
2015Missouri Valley Conference All-Conference Team (UT)1
2017MLB All-Rookie Team (SS) ... NL Rookie of the Month (July)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-07-06SSSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL24.338Team Roster on 2018-07-06
2018-06-29SSSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Memphis (AAA) for rehab24.331Team Roster on 2018-06-29
2018-05-18SSSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Fractured left hand24.289Team Roster on 2018-05-18
2018-03-05SSSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 6-year contract for 2018-2023 ($26m) [Extension] Club options for 2024-2025 at $12.5m and $15m24.215Team Roster on 2018-03-05
2017-06-15ifSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Memphis (AAA)23.317Team Roster on 2017-06-15
2017-06-13ifSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Memphis (AAA)23.315Team Roster on 2017-06-13
2017-05-28ifSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors23.299Team Roster on 2017-05-28
2017-04-06ifSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Memphis (AAA)23.247Team Roster on 2017-04-06
2016-04-07ifSt. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Springfield (AA)22.248Team Roster on 2016-04-07
2015-07-07ifSt. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Peoria (A)21.339Team Roster on 2015-07-07
2015-06-23ifSt. Louis CardinalsJohnson City (Rk)-MinorsContractSigned out of draft (Illinois State)21.325Team Roster on 2015-06-23
* 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
2015St. Louis Cardinals-21200,000-------200,000Signing Bonus out of 2015 Draft (4th round - 131st overall)
2017St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll23535,0000.12481944-3,651,709535,000735,000
2018St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll241,000,000-42615464,360,045545,0001,735,0002018-03-05 - Signed to 6-year contract for 2018-2023 ($26m) [Extension] Club options for 2024-2025 at $12.5m and $15m
* 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