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Scott SandersonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1975-1996 MLB Years: 1978-1996
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PositionsP-491Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameScott Douglas Sanderson
Height6-5Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 22,1956 [61.359]PlaceDearborn,Michigan
High SchoolGlenbrook North (Northbrook,IL)
CollegeVanderbilt University (Nashville,TN)

DraftedSelected by the Montreal Expos [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (54th overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 11th round (258th overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutAugust 6,1978 [22.015]
OrganizationsMON [7] CHN [6] CAL [3] NYA [2] CHA [1] OAK [1] SFN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID17553Retrosheet IDsands001MLBAM ID121678
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Player Notes:   Member of the 1976 United States National Baseball team ... Opening Day Starter for New York Yankees in 1992
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts50Walks85Hittable49SO/BB84vsPower49Hitting19Durability64Team.512Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1975VanderbiltCollegeNCAAFrS/R18224.021165300047.0532421032380001.8110.15--6.137.281.19.500-
1976VanderbiltCollegeNCAASoS/R19562.4014104610071.0573419040650001.367.19--5.058.201.63.455-
1977VanderbiltCollegeNCAAJrS/R20583.0319109510086.0754929039870001.337.85--4.089.102.23.385-
1977West Palm Beach ExposFSLA+mon-ST20522.6810100210057.0582217323370001.429.160.473.635.841.61.714-
1978Memphis ChicksSouAAmon-ST21534.03990100058.0553226319441001.288.530.472.956.832.32.625-
1978Denver BearsAmerAAAmon-ST21426.06990100049.0473533430361001.578.630.735.516.611.20.667-
1978Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0954.96181802000107.01026759749802001.418.580.594.126.731.63.6433.31
1978Montreal ExposNLMLBmon21ST21422.511091111061.0522017321502011.207.670.443.107.382.38.6672.67
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon21S/R22983.433424105331168.0148696416541382331.207.930.862.897.392.56.5293.35
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon21ST2316113.11333307300211.0206767318561256031.248.770.772.385.322.23.5933.51
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon21ST24972.95222204100137.012250451031772011.118.000.662.035.052.48.5633.12
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon21ST2512123.46323207000224.0212988624581582131.218.520.962.336.352.72.5003.52
1983Montreal ExposNLMLBmon21ST26674.6518162001181.09850421220550001.4510.841.332.216.092.75.4624.06
1984Lodi CrushersCalifA+chn-ST27013.6011000005.07221020001.4012.601.80--3.600.00.000-
1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24ST27853.14242403000140.21405449524763221.178.960.321.544.863.17.6152.70
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21ST28563.12191902000121.010049421327801001.057.440.972.015.952.96.4553.43
1986Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21ST299114.19372891121169.2165857921371243121.198.751.111.966.583.35.4503.61
1987Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21S/R30894.293222100052144.2156726923501061031.429.711.433.116.592.12.4714.57
1988Peoria ChiefsMidwAchn-ST31000.0011000005.04100030000.807.20----5.400.00--
1988Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-ST31104.73330000013.013771240001.138.780.681.352.702.001.000-
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0103.44440000018.017871270001.048.350.490.983.443.501.0003.04
1988Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21Rel31125.2811011003015.013991360001.047.630.591.763.522.00.3333.42
1989Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21S/R321193.943723142020146.015569641631861321.279.530.981.915.292.77.5503.69
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22ST3317113.88343402100206.0205998927661287141.318.941.182.885.581.94.6074.29
1991New York YankeesALMLBnya21ST3416103.81343402200208.0200958822291304131.108.650.951.255.634.48.6153.44
1992New York YankeesALMLBnya21ST3512114.93333302100193.022011610628641044141.4710.241.302.984.841.63.5224.65
1993California AngelsALMLBcal21ST367114.46212104100135.015377671527661251.3310.171.001.804.392.44.3894.16
1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29S/R36423.511183001048.2482019127360301.138.882.221.296.665.14.6675.15
1994Chicago White SoxALMLBcha21S/R37845.0918144100092.011057522012360121.3310.761.961.173.523.00.6675.63
1995California AngelsALMLBcal21ST38134.12770000039.048231864230121.3210.981.370.925.265.75.2504.37
1996California AngelsALMLBcal21S/R39027.50541000018.03921155470222.3919.502.502.003.501.75.0007.01
MLB Totals - 19 Season(s)Filter1631433.844724076543141852557.225901209109329762516113922421.269.101.042.205.662.58.5331.03
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1584.08333304100187.0184998512741262001.388.840.583.566.051.70.652-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter525.7812120100062.0604240532401001.488.660.724.625.781.25.714-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter534.03990100058.0553226319441001.288.530.472.956.832.32.625-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter532.7611110210062.0652419423390001.429.440.583.345.661.70.625-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0011000005.04100030000.807.20----5.400.00--
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter12163.0444261814200204.01851076901111900001.458.15--4.898.371.71.429-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter42423.811601164481123735.2729338312791724789691.228.890.962.105.832.78.500-
Montreal Expos Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter56473.331491361324852882.183836332783240603144111.228.540.852.456.152.51.544-
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter28214.35676704300401.042021119450932348271.289.421.122.095.252.52.571-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter17113.88343402100206.0205998927661287141.318.941.182.885.581.94.607-
California Angels Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter8164.67333214100192.22401211002635961591.4311.211.211.634.482.74.333-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter845.0918144100092.011057522012360121.3310.761.961.173.523.00.667-
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter423.511183001048.2482019127360301.138.882.221.296.665.14.667-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14123.84413564120220.02221049426541383241.269.101.042.205.662.58.5381.03
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1894.08393905100220.021611610014871482001.388.840.583.566.051.70.667-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1978Montreal ExposNLMLBmon21p2110190200000001102000.105.105.105.2102021.250.000.000.0960.0052.380.000.000.000.00
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon21p2234500820010002307000.160.160.200.36010257.296.040.040.1600.0040.350.000.000.0025.00
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon21p2333643530010023308001.078.106.125.2318374.161.047.078.1082.7044.5916.500.000.0060.00
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon21p2422352420060091805000.114.295.171.4666249.235.057.314.24618.3736.732.000.000.0050.00
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon21p25325758301600220116001.140.183.246.42914476.194.106.140.1962.6326.3210.001.3257.0050.00
1983Montreal ExposNLMLBmon21p261828142001000801000.143.143.214.3576229.200.071.071.1570.0027.590.000.000.0050.00
1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24p2724423500050031814100.119.191.119.3105051.200.000.071.1575.8835.296.000.000.000.00
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21p2819311200010011716000.065.121.065.1862039.143.000.032.0982.5643.5917.000.000.000.00
1986Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21p2938511310020002316000.059.077.078.1554158.107.019.020.0740.0039.660.000.000.0033.33
1987Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21p3032402300120032004001.075.140.150.2906147.105.075.150.1386.3842.556.672.1340.0033.33
1989Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21p3237431200010052206000.047.146.047.1932054.095.000.116.1119.2640.744.400.000.000.00
1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29p3611141000000011101000.000.067.000.0670016.000.000.071.0486.2568.7511.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter31047420461302260026224466103.097.150.137.2876515571.177.040.095.0004.5539.238.620.35237.0032.61
Montreal Expos Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter14925311311201150013113139002.123.169.182.3514613306.216.059.111.0004.2536.938.690.33253.0041.94
Chicago Cubs Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter150207815101110012100326101.072.135.092.227192249.131.020.077.0004.8240.168.330.40207.0013.33
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11141000000011101000.000.067.000.0670016.000.000.071.0006.2568.7511.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1622481024701140014117234102.097.150.137.287348298.177.040.095.0004.5539.238.620.35237.0032.61

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Memphis Chicks SouAAmon21P9--141-65.8330.56------9100.06.3
1978Denver Bears AmerAAAmon21P9--242186.7500.67------9100.06.7
1978Montreal ExposNLMLBmon21P10-61261-98.8890.800.13-----10100.06.2
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon22P34-168913112322.9570.650.13-----34100.021.3
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon23P33-21114211-3635.9721.060.17-----33100.020.4
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon24P22-137614--20201.0000.910.15-----22100.020.4
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25P32-2241316113029.9670.910.13-----32100.019.8
1983Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26P18-81462-1210.8330.560.12-----18100.011.1
1984Lodi Crushers CalifA+chn27P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27P24-14011241-3635.9721.460.25-----24100.014.9
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28P19-1211121-232321.0001.680.26-----19100.011.8
1986Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29P37-16911202-3331.9390.840.18-----3897.423.1
1987Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30P32-1441014232624.9230.750.17-----32100.019.9
1988Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31P11-15-1--111.0000.090.07-----11100.06.8
1989Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32P37-1461012-122221.0000.590.15-----37100.022.8
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33P34-2061118223129.9350.850.14-----34100.021.0
1991New York YankeesALMLBnya34P34-20815131-2928.9660.820.13-----34100.021.0
1992New York YankeesALMLBnya35P33-193418212422.9170.670.11-----33100.020.4
1993California AngelsALMLBcal36P21-1351115212826.9291.240.19-----21100.013.0
1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn36P11-4828--10101.0000.910.21-----11100.06.8
1994Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37P18-92417-121211.0001.170.23-----18100.015.9
1995California AngelsALMLBcal38P7-3934-1771.0001.000.18-----7100.04.8
1996California AngelsALMLBcal39P5-1823--551.0001.000.28-----5100.03.1
MLB Totals for P - 19 season(s)-   P472-25561532641814435417.9590.880.16-----4720.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P9--242186.7500.67------90.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P9--141-65.8330.56------90.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Memphis Chicks SouAAmon219----------
1978Denver Bears AmerAAAmon219----------
1978Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2110----------
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2234----------
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2333----------
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2422----------
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2532----------
1983Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2618----------
1984Lodi Crushers CalifA+chn271----------
1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2724----------
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2819----------
1986Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2937----------
1987Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3032----------
1988Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3111----------
1989Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3237----------
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3334----------
1991New York YankeesALMLBnya3434----------
1992New York YankeesALMLBnya3533----------
1993California AngelsALMLBcal3621----------
1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3611----------
1994Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3718----------
1995California AngelsALMLBcal387----------
1996California AngelsALMLBcal395----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1981Montreal ExposDiv SeriesMLB24006.751002.2422202.7313.500.006.756.751.000.00.000
1984Chicago CubsChamp. SeriesMLB27005.791004.2631201.6711.570.001.933.862.000.00.000
1989Chicago CubsChamp. SeriesMLB32000.001002.0200101.009.000.000.004.5000.00.000
1990Oakland AthleticsWorld SeriesMLB330010.802001.2421004.1721.600.005.400.000.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs006.7510100002.7402022002.2513.500.006.756.751.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs004.0520200006.7803013001.3510.800.001.354.053.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs0010.8020200001.7402010003.0021.600.005.400.000.000.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981Montreal ExposDiv SeriesMLB2411000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1984Chicago CubsChamp. SeriesMLB2712000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs11000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs12000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1996-05-16Released by Angels. 
1995-12-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1995-11-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-04-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1994-10-27Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-03-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1993-11-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-08-03Claimed on waivers by Giants from Angels. 
1993-02-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1992-10-28Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1990-12-31Purchased by Yankees from Athletics. 
1990-12-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1990-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-12-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1989-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-12-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1988-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1983-12-07TradeTraded by Expos with Al Newman to Cubs for Gary Lucas. 
* 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
1985Chicago CubsTeam Payroll28500,000-2171364++370,78060,000500,000
1986Chicago CubsTeam Payroll29800,000-110885++386,34760,0001,300,000
1987Chicago CubsTeam Payroll30850,000-87688++344,90660,0002,150,000
1988Chicago CubsTeam Payroll31950,000-81689++392,10762,5003,100,000
1989Chicago CubsTeam Payroll32800,000-158480++429,80262,5003,900,000
1990Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll33750,000-2101570++515,727100,0004,650,000
1991New York YankeesTeam Payroll342,125,000-103586++742,231100,0006,775,000
1992New York YankeesTeam Payroll352,125,000-154981++962,245109,0008,900,000
1993San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll36800,000-2951468968,431109,0009,700,000
1993California AngelsTeam Payroll36800,000-295968968,431109,0009,700,000
1994Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll37350,000-4171853957,101109,00010,050,000
1995California AngelsTeam Payroll38250,000-4471950999,520109,00010,300,000
1996California AngelsTeam Payroll39200,000-5012544957,870109,00010,500,000
* 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