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Lary SorensenTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1976-1988 MLB Years: 1977-1988
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PositionsP-414Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLary Alan Sorensen
Height6-2Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 4,1955 [62.234]PlaceDetroit,Michigan
High SchoolL'anse Creuse North (Chesterfield,MI)
CollegeUniversity of Michigan (Ann Arbor,MI)

DraftedSelected by the Milwaukee Brewers [Team Picks] in the 8th round (172nd overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsTony Stiel
MLB DebutJune 7,1977 [21.247]
OrganizationsMIL [5] CLE [2] MON [2] CHN [1] CIN [1] OAK [1] PHI [1] SFN [1] SLN [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID18261Retrosheet IDsorel001MLBAM ID122537
RelationshipsFather of Mark Sorensen
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts13Walks87Hittable28SO/BB52vsPower28Hitting.889Durability70Team.513Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1976MichiganCollegeNCAAJrS/R20932.5216124710089.0723725034580001.197.25--3.435.841.71.750-
1976nullA---Rel20622.2813013000075.0582219027650001.136.96--3.247.802.41.750-
1976nullAA--Rel20033.29707000041.0441915016250001.469.66--3.515.491.56.000-
1976Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0652.64200200000116.01024134043900001.257.91--3.346.982.09.545-
1977Spokane IndiansPCLAAAmil-ST21554.6312120530072.0794137331432101.539.880.383.885.381.39.500-
1977Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil39ST217104.36232039020142.014772691036572311.299.300.632.283.601.58.4123.63
1978Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil39ST2218123.213736117311280.22771111001450783251.178.880.451.602.501.56.6003.27
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil39ST2315143.983434016200235.02501131043042633041.249.561.151.612.411.50.5174.44
1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil39ST2412103.68352968231195.224291801345543021.4711.130.602.072.481.20.5453.78
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln39ST25773.27232303100140.01495951326521511.259.560.191.673.332.00.5002.71
1982Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle38ST2610155.61323026100189.02511301181955625331.6211.930.902.612.951.13.4004.29
1983Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle38ST2712114.24363428120222.22381121052165769121.369.620.852.633.071.17.5224.20
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27,40S/R286134.914621252091183.02401171002144634461.5511.781.032.163.091.43.3164.39
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn42Rel29374.26453420018082.0864439824340241.349.400.872.623.721.42.3004.14
1986Portland BeaversPCLAAAphi-ST30553.77171523000102.21125943832374001.409.820.702.813.241.16.500-
1986Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-ST30233.16990310057.0512520617200001.198.050.952.683.161.18.400-
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0783.55262426100159.216384631449574001.339.190.792.763.211.16.467-
1987Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-Rel31224.2921318003050.0542924811302001.299.661.431.975.362.73.500-
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon40S/R31344.7223518006147.2563225712211031.4310.571.322.273.971.75.4294.84
1988Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin-Rel32012.95716001118.0187604120001.208.84--1.965.893.00.000-
1988Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-S/R32422.7614311104242.0421513112110001.288.930.212.552.340.92.667-
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0432.8221417105360.2602219116230001.258.900.152.373.411.44.571-
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn19Rel32004.8612012004216.2241391390001.6212.960.541.624.863.00-3.01
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter931034.1534623511169104561732.019608948001474025693120311.3610.160.762.082.951.42.4741.19
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter24233.47100435712483457.2458217177261502438101.338.990.512.944.771.62.511-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter18173.8073423112472323.0338169137261031418101.369.380.722.863.911.37.514-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter043.1914113001159.0622621020370001.389.40--3.035.611.85.000-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter622.2813013000075.0582219027650001.136.96--3.247.802.41.750-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter932.5216124710089.0723725034580001.197.25--3.435.841.71.750-
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter52463.721291191050762852.091638735367173252115121.289.650.711.822.661.46.531-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter22264.876864414220411.14892422234012013814451.4810.680.872.623.011.15.458-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6134.914621252091183.02401171002144634461.5511.781.032.163.091.43.316-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter374.26453420018082.0864439824340241.349.400.872.623.721.42.300-
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter344.7223518006147.2563225712211031.4310.571.322.273.971.75.429-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter773.27232303100140.01495951326521511.259.560.191.673.332.00.500-
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter004.8612012004216.2241391390001.6212.960.541.624.863.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12134.154430149161220.02481131011951724341.3610.160.762.082.951.42.4801.19
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12113.474821276241220.02201048512721174001.338.990.512.944.771.62.522-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln39p2523461310000002115000.065.085.087.1724152.120.022.022.0830.0040.380.000.000.0033.33
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn42p29456100000001404001.000.143.000.1430011.000.000.167.1009.0936.364.000.000.000.00
1986Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-p3092000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1986Portland BeaversPCLAAAphi-p30175000000001300000.000.167.000.167006.000.000.200.11816.6750.003.000.000.000.00
1986Totals for AAA-AAA         267000000001400000.000.125.000.125008.000.000.143.08812.5050.004.000.000.000.00
1987Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-p31214010000001100000.250.400.250.650105.333.000.250.32020.0020.001.000.000.000.00
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon40p31238000000001502000.000.111.000.1110011.000.000.125.0799.0945.455.000.000.000.00
1988Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin-p3271000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1988Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-p32146000000001000000.000.143.000.143007.000.000.167.10014.290.000.000.000.000.00
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         217000000001100000.000.125.000.125008.000.000.143.08712.5012.501.000.000.000.00
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn19p32121000000000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1036123100000230112001.049.094.066.1604176.097.017.049.0002.6339.4715.000.000.0033.33
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter8018010000003600000.056.190.056.2461021.083.000.167.00014.2928.572.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter7317010000003500000.059.200.059.2591020.083.000.176.00015.0025.001.670.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter71000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter23461310000002115000.065.085.087.1724152.120.022.022.0000.0040.380.000.000.0033.33
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter238000000001502000.000.111.000.1110011.000.000.125.0009.0945.455.000.000.000.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter456100000001404001.000.143.000.1430011.000.000.167.0009.0936.364.000.000.000.00
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter121000000000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1629635200000347219002.049.094.066.16062120.097.017.049.0002.6339.4715.000.000.0033.33
Average Minor - Per 162 games162360200000061200000.056.190.056.2462043.083.000.167.00014.2928.572.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1977Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil21P23-1421523143938.9741.650.27-----23100.014.2
1978Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil22P37-2802844317572.9601.950.26-----37100.022.8
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil23P34-2352339636862.9121.820.26-----34100.021.1
1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil24P35-1951830-548481.0001.370.25-----35100.021.6
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25P23-1401521233836.9471.570.26-----23100.022.5
1982Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26P32-1891028424238.9051.190.20-----32100.019.8
1983Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27P36-2222039216159.9671.640.27-----36100.022.2
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28P46-1831518133433.9710.720.18-----46100.028.4
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29P45-82414212018.9000.400.22-----45100.028.0
1986Portland Beavers PCLAAAphi30P17--107111817.9441.00------17100.012.1
1986Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon30P9--492-1513.8671.44------9100.06.3
1987Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon31P21--39--12121.0000.57------21100.015.2
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon31P23-47351-98.8890.350.17-----23100.014.2
1988Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin32P7----2-2---------7100.04.9
1988Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn32P14--76-213131.0000.93------14100.09.8
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32P12-16-2--221.0000.170.13-----12100.07.4
MLB Totals for P - 11 season(s)-   P346-17311512632223436414.9501.200.24-----3460.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P61--2431335855.9480.90------610.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P7----2-2---------70.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1977Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil2123----------
1978Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil2237----------
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil2334----------
1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil2435----------
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2523----------
1982Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2632----------
1983Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2736----------
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2846----------
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2945----------
1986Portland Beavers PCLAAAphi3017----------
1986Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon309----------
1987Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon3121----------
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon3123----------
1988Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin327----------
1988Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn3214----------
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3212----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1995Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet39Broadcaster1446084.41726.04Sparky Anderson
1996Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet40Broadcaster16253109.32739.05Buddy Bell
1997Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet41Broadcaster1627983.48819.03Buddy Bell
* 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
1978American League Player of the Week (June 5-June 11)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1988-12-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
1988-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-07-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
1988-05-05Released by Reds. 
1988-04-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1988-03-28Released by Reds. 
1988-01-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1987-09-30Released by Expos. 
1986-07-24TradeTraded by Phillies with Tom Foley to Expos for Dan Schatzeder and Skeeter Barnes. 
1986-05-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1986-03-26Released by Cubs. 
1986-01-26ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1985-12-20Released by Cubs. 
1984-12-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1984-10-16Released by Athletics. 
1984-01-23ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1983-11-07Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1981-11-20TradeTraded by Cardinals with Silvio Martinez to Indians for Lonnie Smith. 
1980-12-12TradeTraded by Brewers with Dave LaPoint, David Green and Sixto Lezcano to Cardinals for Ted Simmons, Rollie Fingers and Pete Vuckovich. 
* 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 Payroll29320,000-3221947370,78060,000320,000
1987Montreal ExposTeam Payroll3160,000-59538-344,90660,000380,000
1988San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll3262,500-60440-392,10762,500442,500
* 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