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Jim SlatonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1969-1986 MLB Years: 1971-1986
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PositionsP-496Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Michael Slaton
Height6-0Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 19,1950 [68.033]PlaceLong Beach,California
High SchoolAntelope Valley (Lancaster,CA)
CollegeFresno State University (Fresno,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Seattle Pilots [Team Picks] in the 15th round (357th overall) of the 1969 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutApril 14,1971 [20.299]
OrganizationsMIL [14] CAL [3] DET [2] SE1 [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID18089Retrosheet IDslatj001MLBAM ID122313
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Milwaukee Brewers in 1975-1976,1980
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts23Walks49Hittable37SO/BB29vsPower37Hitting2Durability65Team.492Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1969nullRk--Rel19100.0020200008.010000160000.131.13----18.000.001.000-
1969nullA--Rel19632.8513013000082.0652726034830001.217.13--3.739.112.44.667-
1969Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0732.6015015000090.0662726034990001.116.60--3.409.902.91.7001.44
1970nullA--Rel20111.50202000018.094305150000.784.50--2.507.503.00.500-
1971nullAAA--Rel21101.41404000032.0229509260000.976.19--2.537.312.891.000-
1971Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil41ST211083.78262335400147.214067621671635211.438.530.984.333.840.89.5564.47
1972nullAAA--Rel221122.92160166000114.0973937037680001.187.66--2.925.371.84.846-
1972Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil41ST22165.52981001044.0503127321171011.6110.230.614.303.480.81.1434.01
1973Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil41ST2313153.713838013300276.0266127114309913411011.328.660.983.224.361.35.4644.09
1974Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil41ST2413163.924035510320250.02551171092210212614031.439.180.793.674.541.24.4483.97
1975Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil41ST2511184.523733410310217.0238129109289011912021.519.871.163.734.941.32.3794.44
1976Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil41ST2614153.443838012200292.2287126112149413811161.308.830.432.894.241.47.4833.34
1977Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil41ST2710143.58323117110221.022310488257710411111.369.081.023.144.241.35.4174.46
1978Detroit TigersALMLBdet21ST2817114.123534111200233.223511710727859210181.379.051.043.273.541.08.6074.49
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil41ST291593.633231112300213.022995861554805021.339.680.632.283.381.48.6253.69
1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil41ST30114.41330000016.0171083541001.359.371.652.762.200.80.5005.57
1981Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil41ST31574.37242130020117.012060571050475021.459.200.773.843.610.94.4174.24
1982Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil41Rel321063.293973200216117.211748431441592111.348.951.073.144.511.44.6254.33
1983Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil41Rel331464.334604600265112.011257541256383031.508.970.964.493.040.68.7005.04
1984California AngelsALMLBcal41,47S/R347104.973222105110163.019295902256676021.5210.601.213.093.701.20.4124.77
1985California AngelsALMLBcal41S/R356104.37292451031148.016282722263608021.529.831.333.823.640.95.3755.12
1986California AngelsALMLBcal41ST36465.6514122001073.0845246929311021.5410.311.103.563.801.07.4004.79
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet20Rel36004.05220220012240.0461818511121001.4310.351.132.482.701.09-4.62
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter1511584.03496360136862271142680.227731335120227710041191976471.419.300.933.373.991.19.4891.63
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2062.52370376000254.019479710852080001.106.87--3.017.372.45.769-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1222.59200206000146.01194842046940001.137.34--2.845.792.04.857-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter742.61150150000100.0743129039980001.136.66--3.518.822.51.636-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter100.0020200008.010000160000.131.13----18.000.001.000-
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter1171213.8636426896691954112023.02054971869192760929715331.399.130.853.384.131.22.492-
California Angels Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter17264.877558176151384.24382292085314815815061.5210.251.243.463.701.07.395-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter17114.11573423112122273.2281135125329610411181.389.241.053.163.421.08.607-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12134.034130117261220.0227109992382988041.419.300.933.373.991.19.4801.63
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1752.52320325000220.016868610741800001.106.87--3.017.372.45.773-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1971Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil41p2126463500000041804000.109.180.109.2895054.179.000.087.1477.4133.334.500.000.000.00
1972Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil41p22911110000000503000.091.091.091.1821014.167.000.000.0830.0035.710.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter35574600000042307000.105.164.105.2696068.176.000.070.0005.8833.825.750.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162264192800000019106032000.105.164.105.269280315.176.000.070.0005.8833.825.750.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1971Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil21P26-1471212212624.9230.920.16-----26100.016.1
1972Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil22P9-44111--12121.0001.330.271-100.0-9100.05.8
1973Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil23P38-2761927645246.8851.210.17151550.0-38100.023.5
1974Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil24P40-2501636135352.9811.300.21-----40100.024.7
1975Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil25P37-2171634435450.9261.350.23-----37100.022.8
1976Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil26P38-2921843326461.9531.610.21-----38100.023.6
1977Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil27P32-2212134415955.9321.720.25-----32100.019.8
1978Detroit TigersALMLBdet28P35-233932264341.9531.170.18-----35100.021.6
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil29P32-2131635135251.9811.590.24-----32100.019.9
1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil30P3-16-3--331.0001.000.19-----3100.01.9
1981Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil31P24-1171414-328281.0001.170.24-----24100.022.0
1982Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil32P39-117616--22221.0000.560.19-----39100.024.1
1983Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil33P46-112416-120201.0000.430.18-----46100.028.4
1984California AngelsALMLBcal34P32-163925-334341.0001.060.21-----32100.019.8
1985California AngelsALMLBcal35P29-148622142928.9660.970.19-----29100.017.9
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet36P22-4066-112121.0000.550.30-----22100.013.6
1986California AngelsALMLBcal36P14-73712-119191.0001.360.26-----14100.08.6
MLB Totals for P - 16 season(s)-   P496-26791803782436582558.9591.130.21161551.6-4960.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1971Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil2126----------
1972Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil229----------
1973Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil2338----------
1974Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil2440----------
1975Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil2537----------
1976Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil2638----------
1977Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil2732----------
1978Detroit TigersALMLBdet2835----------
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil2932----------
1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil303----------
1981Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil3124----------
1982Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil3239----------
1983Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil3346----------
1984California AngelsALMLBcal3432----------
1985California AngelsALMLBcal3529----------
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet3622----------
1986California AngelsALMLBcal3614----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1981Milwaukee BrewersDiv SeriesMLB31003.004006.0620201.009.000.000.003.0000.00.000
1982Milwaukee BrewersChamp. SeriesMLB32001.932014.2311300.955.790.001.935.793.000.00.000
1982Milwaukee BrewersWorld SeriesMLB32100.002002.2102101.363.370.006.753.370.500.001.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs003.0040400006.0602002001.009.000.000.003.0000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs001.9320200014.7301013000.865.790.001.935.793.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs100.0020200002.7100021001.123.370.006.753.370.500.001.000

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1995Daytona CubsFSLA+Minorchn45Pitching Coach1358748.644--1Dave TrembleyLeague Champions
1996Daytona CubsFSLA+Minorchn46Pitching Coach1377166.5182.01Dave Trembley
1997Lancaster JetHawksCalifA+Minorsea47Pitching Coach1417566.5328.52Rick BurlesonLost in Semi-Finals
1998Lancaster JetHawksCalifA+Minorsea48Pitching Coach1407862.5575.03Rick BurlesonLost in 1st Round
1999Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAMinorsea49Pitching Coach1396970.49613.52Dave Myers
2000Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAMinorsea50Pitching Coach1437667.53114.02Dave Myers
2001Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAMinorsea51Pitching Coach1448559.590--1Dan RohnCo-League Champions (New Orleans)
2002Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAMinorsea52Pitching Coach1416576.46116.54Dan Rohn
2003Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAMinorsea53Pitching Coach1446678.4588.04Dan Rohn
2004Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea54Roving Pitching Instructor1626399.38929.04Bob Melvin-
2005Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea55Bullpen Coach1626993.42626.04Mike Hargrove-
2006Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea56Bullpen Coach1627884.48115.04Mike Hargrove
2007Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea57Bullpen Coach1628874.5436.02Mike Hargrove,John McLaren
2008Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAMinorlan58Pitching Coach1437469.5178.52Lorenzo Bundy
2009Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAMinorlan59Pitching Coach1448064.556--1Tim WallachLost in Semi-Finals
2010Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAMinorlan60Pitching Coach1437271.5031.02Tim Wallach
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1976American League Player of the Week (April 12-April 18)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1986-10-15Released by Tigers. 
1986-07-14ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1986-06-30Released by Angels. 
1983-12-20TradeTraded by Brewers to Angels for Bobby Clark. 
1978-11-28ContractSigned as Free Agent by Brewers. 
1978-11-02Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1977-12-09TradeTraded by Brewers with Rich Folkers to Tigers for Ben Oglivie. 
* 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
1985California AngelsTeam Payroll35437,500-2511459++370,78060,000437,500
1986Detroit TigersTeam Payroll36400,000-2851559++386,34760,000837,500
1986California AngelsTeam Payroll36400,000-2851759++386,34760,000837,500
* 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