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Mike SimmsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1985-1999 MLB Years: 1990-1999
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Rated Prospect

Positions1B-892, OF-295, RF-61, DH-56, LF-14, 3B-8Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael Howard Simms
Height6-4Weight230BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 12,1967 [51.160]PlaceWhittier,California
High SchoolEsperanza (Anaheim,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 6th round (144th overall) of the 1985 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsDoug DeutschReggie Waller
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1989-HOU-#9 ... 1990-HOU-#7
MLB DebutSeptember 5,1990 [23.236]
OrganizationsHOU [11] TEX [3] PIT [1] SDN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID18030Retrosheet IDsimmm001MLBAM ID122248
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed34Power90Contact26XBH85RBIs90Runs57Hitting62Durability47Team.506Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1985Gulf Coast AstrosGCLRkhou-1b1821701019213180062640300.271.349.457.80632683.364.186.271.3547.2331.334.333.6123.3331.58
1986Gulf Coast AstrosGCLRkhou-1b1954181334714143721224840410.260.346.414.7607519211.323.154.282.33810.4322.752.181.9045.2540.43
1987Asheville TouristsSALAhou-1b201334699312819039100707316790350.273.379.563.94226458554.335.290.461.40013.1830.142.297.0412.0345.31
1988Osceola AstrosFSLA+hou-1b21123428631041911673967613010630.243.354.404.75817336511.306.161.346.34314.8725.441.713.1326.7534.62
1989Columbus MudcatsSouAAhou-1b22109378649721320811266611020640.257.365.487.85218444452.303.230.421.37814.6024.341.674.4218.9045.36
1990Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-1b23124421751153451372367413581830.273.386.470.85619852512.363.197.366.38114.4526.371.822.5432.3845.22
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou301b231213341012000400001.308.308.615.9238213.375.307.308.4040.0030.770.007.6913.0050.00
1991Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-of-1b24852975373202155922369441700.246.328.478.80614237345.297.232.354.35610.4327.252.614.3519.8050.68
1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30of244912318255031610183800202.203.301.317.618398143.262.114.268.28712.5926.572.112.1041.0032.00
1992Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-of-1b25116404731142261175716110740330.282.379.448.82718139472.356.166.332.37312.9222.671.752.3336.7334.21
1992Houston AstrosNLMLBhou22of251524161013002910001.250.333.417.75010227.357.167.250.3447.4133.334.503.7024.0033.33
1993Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-1b26129414741112522480116711460440.268.375.512.88721251491.311.244.406.38713.6523.221.704.8917.2545.95
1994Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-1b-of27100373761073462085955179817011.287.378.571.94921360440.310.284.432.40211.5917.951.554.5518.6556.07
1994Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-of271855101350480041301102.236.283.545.82830961.231.309.382.3456.5621.313.256.5613.7569.23
1994Totals for AAA-AAA         118428861203962493955592828013.280.367.568.93524369501.300.288.425.39510.9818.361.674.7917.8357.50
1994Houston AstrosNLMLBhou22of27612111000100500000.083.083.167.2502112.143.084.167.1040.0041.670.000.000.00100.00
1995Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-1b-of288531956942681366102356530406.295.366.549.91517547361.331.254.389.3929.7018.011.863.6024.5450.00
1995Houston AstrosNLMLBhou761b285012114314092412132830103.256.341.512.8536213138.259.256.355.3699.4220.292.156.5213.4441.94
1996Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-1b2917641119307190391710001.297.392.6721.064431074.300.375.469.44512.1622.971.899.469.1452.63
1996Houston AstrosNLMLBhou76lf-1b29496861221181041610001.176.233.279.51219473.216.103.176.2315.4821.924.001.3768.0033.33
1997Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-of3010397154038006810112.385.468.7181.18628747.414.333.487.49112.7717.021.336.3813.0046.67
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex18dh-rf30591111328805220182700213.252.298.459.7575113121.284.207.270.3226.6122.313.384.1322.2046.43
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex16rf-dh31861863655110164601244730204.296.381.613.99411427215.312.317.441.42111.1621.861.967.4411.6349.09
1999Charlotte RangersFSLA+tex-321241791029008310103.220.353.390.74316351.189.170.366.33615.695.880.383.9220.5033.33
1999Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex-of-1b3222737201021600162500113.274.400.370.77027390.383.096.315.35217.7827.781.562.2236.5015.00
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         3411414292042500242810216.254.383.377.760436141.298.123.333.34617.0219.861.172.8428.5020.69
1999Texas RangersALMLBtex16dh3242010000000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.000.4510.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter33066092163331361214469175807115.247.323.464.78730670744.279.217.321.0009.2723.522.544.8418.3342.94
Minor League Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter1158402671210852503519680662336101141564592528.269.369.495.86419934814755.324.226.384.00012.8324.001.874.1220.5444.33
AAA Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter7062459442681174291124883220359657354361225.277.372.508.88012493152893.330.231.382.00012.4122.711.833.8721.9646.26
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter109378649721320811266611020640.257.365.487.85218444452.303.230.421.00014.6024.341.674.4218.9045.36
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter135469701132011882968413320733.241.354.403.75718939562.292.162.348.00014.9523.671.583.2026.0634.51
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1334699312819039100707316790350.273.379.563.94226458554.335.290.461.00013.1830.142.297.0412.0345.31
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter75251436616275521287480710.263.347.426.77310725294.333.163.279.0009.5225.172.642.3835.8637.88
Houston Astros Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter18136143791411553423710050308.219.298.388.68614030406.257.169.277.0009.1124.632.703.6924.0737.97
Texas Rangers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1492994984190216802327530417.281.352.555.90716640338.304.274.375.0009.4722.192.346.2114.2447.62
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623244580160185922348640307.247.323.464.78715034365.279.217.321.0009.2723.522.544.8418.3342.94
Average Minor - Per 162 games16256310015235527113958516081834.269.369.495.86427967665.324.226.384.00012.8324.001.874.1220.5444.33

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1993Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-Rel26000.0010100100.21000000001.5013.50------0.00--
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100100.21000000001.5013.50------0.00--
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100100.21000000001.5013.50------0.00--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings000.003300330003300220.0330000000001.5013.50------0.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1985Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou181B21--1867514198193.9759.19------21100.034.4
1986Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou191B50--43328737468461.9859.22------5492.679.4
1987Asheville Tourists SALAhou201B124--108945198811531134.9849.15------13393.289.2
1987Asheville Tourists SALAhou203B1---2--221.0002.00------1330.80.7
1988Osceola Astros FSLA+hou211B122--114341229512061184.9829.70------12399.289.1
1989Columbus Mudcats SouAAhou221B109--938441075992982.9909.01------109100.076.2
1990Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou231B117--101074199611031084.9839.26------12494.482.4
1990Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou233B1--21--331.0003.00------1240.80.7
1990Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou23OF1--1---111.0001.00------1240.80.7
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou231B6--201-221211.0003.50------1250.03.7
1991Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou24OF48--823218785.9771.77------8556.534.3
1991Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou241B30--24322826273265.9718.83------8535.321.4
1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24OF41--4446-5448.8891.17------4983.725.3
1992Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou25OF73--10224-108104.9631.42------11662.950.7
1992Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou251B45--37427733408401.9838.91------11638.831.3
1992Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25OF9--62--881.0000.89------1560.05.6
1992Houston AstrosNLMLBhou251B1--4---441.0004.00------156.70.6
1993Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn261B92--762451157818807.9878.77------12971.364.3
1993Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn26OF10--1112-1412.8571.20------1297.87.0
1993Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn263B2--1---111.0000.50------1291.61.4
1994Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou271B56--50125470530526.9929.39------10056.034.1
1994Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou27OF34--482215250.9621.47------10034.020.7
1994Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit27OF16--26---26261.0001.63------1888.911.1
1994Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou273B4--653-1411.7862.75------1004.02.4
1994Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27OF3--6-1-76.8572.00------650.02.6
1995Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou281B48--37624643406400.9858.33------8556.533.6
1995Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou28OF34--486215654.9641.59------8540.023.8
1995Houston AstrosNLMLBhou281B25--20417117222221.9958.84------5050.017.4
1995Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28OF12--17---17171.0001.42------5024.08.3
1996Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou291B17--1389512152147.9678.65------17100.011.8
1996Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29LF9--14---14141.0001.56------4918.45.6
1996Houston AstrosNLMLBhou291B5--71--881.0001.60------4910.23.1
1996Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29RF3--3---331.0001.00------496.11.9
1997Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex30OF7--171--18181.0002.57------1070.04.9
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex30DH28---------------5947.517.3
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex30RF17--22-1-2322.9571.29------5928.810.5
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex301B2--131121514.9337.00------593.41.2
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex30LF2--1---111.0000.50------593.41.2
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex31RF40--431--44441.0001.10------8646.524.7
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex31DH26---------------8630.216.0
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex311B16--737288280.9765.00------8618.69.9
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex31LF3--2---221.0000.67------863.51.9
1999Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex32OF7--6---661.0000.86------2231.84.9
1999Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex321B5--292123231.9696.20------2222.73.5
1999Texas RangersALMLBtex32DH2---------------450.01.2
1999Texas RangersALMLBtex32RF1---------------425.00.6
1999Texas RangersALMLBtex321B1---1--111.0001.00------425.00.6
MLB Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF65--7367-8679.9191.22------650.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 4 season(s)-   RF61--6811-7069.9861.13------610.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH56---------------560.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 7 season(s)-   1B56--32128429353349.9896.23------560.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF14--17---17171.0001.21------140.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 8 season(s)-   1B410--34332286133937223661.9848.93------4100.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 8 season(s)-   OF230--34115123368356.9671.55------2300.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B7--963-1815.8332.14------70.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B109--938441075992982.9909.01------1090.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B122--114341229512061184.9829.70------1220.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B124--108945198811531134.9849.15------1240.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---2--221.0002.00------10.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B71--619351251666654.9829.21------710.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1985Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou18--21--------
1986Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou19--50--------
1987Asheville Tourists SALAhou20--124--1-----
1988Osceola Astros FSLA+hou21--122--------
1989Columbus Mudcats SouAAhou22--109--------
1990Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou23--117--1---1-
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou23--6--------
1991Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou24--30------48-
1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24---------41-
1992Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou25--45------73-
1992Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25--1------9-
1993Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn26--92--2---10-
1994Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou27--56--4---34-
1994Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit27---------16-
1994Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27---------3-
1995Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou28--48------34-
1995Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28--25------12-
1996Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou29--17--------
1996Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29--5---9-3--
1997Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex30---------7-
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex30--2---2-17-28
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex31--16---3-40-26
1999Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex32--5------7-
1999Texas RangersALMLBtex32--1-----1-2

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1998Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB3125010000000200000.200.200.200.400105.333.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs25010000000200000.200.200.200.400105.333.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1997-12-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1997-10-27Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-12-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1996-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-11-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1994-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-05-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1994-04-28Released by Pirates. 
1993-12-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1993-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-04-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Padres. 
1993-03-30Free 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
1990Houston AstrosTeam Payroll23100,000-64943-515,727100,000100,000
1991Houston AstrosTeam Payroll24100,000-62042-742,231100,000200,000
1992Houston AstrosTeam Payroll25115,000-6542719962,245109,000315,000
1994Houston AstrosTeam Payroll27120,000-6932623957,101109,000435,000
1995Houston AstrosTeam Payroll28125,000-6653325999,520109,000560,000
1996Houston AstrosTeam Payroll29160,000-5813135957,870109,000720,000
1997Texas RangersTeam Payroll30200,000-57528341,182,177150,000920,000
1998Texas RangersTeam Payroll31275,000-53129411,276,192170,0001,195,000
1999Texas RangersTeam Payroll32625,000-42421531,454,491200,0001,820,000
* 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