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Tim SpehrTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1988-2001 MLB Years: 1991-1999
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PositionsC-907, 1B-7, 3B-6, OF-2, RF-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameTimothy Joseph Spehr
Height6-2Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 2,1966 [51.297]PlaceExcelsior Springs,Missouri
High SchoolRichfield (Waco,TX)
CollegeArizona State University (Tempe,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 5th round (127th overall) of the 1988 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsRosey GilhousenHarry Pritikin
MLB DebutJuly 18,1991 [25.016]
OrganizationsKCA [8] MON [4] ATL [1] BOS [1] CIN [1] NYN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID18292Retrosheet IDspeht001MLBAM ID122572
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed48Power74Contact23XBH82RBIs53Runs51Hitting26Durability38Team.512Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1988Appleton FoxesMidwAkca-c213111015293052230102840200.264.341.427.768478126.304.163.282.3467.9422.222.803.9722.0027.59
1989Baseball City RoyalsFSLA+kca-c22186481650171051702000.250.304.375.67924671.326.125.219.3097.0423.943.401.4164.0037.50
1989Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-c226121622429082313165921100.194.255.347.6027517236.227.153.218.2756.7825.003.693.3927.0040.48
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         79280305814093023217623100.207.266.354.6209923307.250.147.218.2836.8424.763.622.9331.1139.66
1990Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-c231023074269102634554188106200.225.333.329.66210118366.293.104.238.31111.2024.042.151.6451.1726.09
1991Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca35c2472215275014262632254843310.233.320.400.7208622250.268.167.288.32410.0019.201.922.4035.8344.00
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca7c243774714503141091813102.189.282.378.66028888.204.189.324.29910.2320.452.003.4124.6757.14
1992Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-c2510933648852201542426189114100.253.384.452.83615237413.300.199.387.38314.7721.551.463.6322.4043.53
1993Ottawa LynxILAAAmon-c264614116286141321143560110.199.296.340.6364811162.233.141.248.2908.6421.602.502.4735.2539.29
1993Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2c2653871420602102062013210.230.281.368.64932899.269.138.230.2846.0620.203.332.0243.5040.00
1994Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2c2752368931052041101000.250.325.389.71414441.360.139.306.3179.7626.832.750.000.0044.44
1995Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2c284135495013006703000.257.366.486.85217644.296.229.400.37413.6415.911.172.2735.0066.67
1996Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2c2963444410131031511001.091.167.182.3498249.107.091.182.1656.1230.615.002.0444.0050.00
1997Richmond BravesILAAAatl-c303612013235031400123710201.192.267.308.575378135.244.116.217.2608.8927.413.082.2240.0034.78
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2c3017353600120021210000.171.237.257.4949138.227.086.143.2295.2631.586.002.6335.0016.67
1997Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl9c30814231014100400000.214.214.500.7147214.222.286.357.2980.0028.570.007.1414.0066.67
1997Totals for MLB-MLB         25495910261021610000.184.231.327.55816352.226.143.204.2473.8530.778.003.8524.5033.33
1998St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn-c3114387720160091630100.184.373.316.68912351.273.132.368.32917.6531.371.781.9638.0042.86
1998Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-31110100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.8980.000.000.000.000.000.00
1998Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         15397820160091630100.205.385.333.71813352.304.128.359.33917.3130.771.781.9239.0037.50
1998New York MetsNLMLBnyn33c3121513710031071620010.137.267.157.4248160.200.020.176.21011.6726.672.290.000.0014.29
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2c311125562012008321001.240.457.440.89711336.238.200.520.41222.228.330.382.7825.0050.00
1998Totals for MLB-MLB         3276813301510151941011.171.337.250.58719496.214.079.289.28515.6319.791.271.0476.0030.77
1999Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2c326015526327092610224762202.206.324.426.7506616187.228.220.368.33111.7625.132.144.8117.2250.00
2000Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos39c337722725347152501368543303.150.274.256.5305813273.207.106.260.25113.1931.142.361.8345.4038.24
2001Louisville RiverBatsILAAAcin45c346818422307052521187370203.163.261.283.5445212211.231.120.223.2488.5334.604.062.3736.8040.00
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter36355676110311197290671531414526.198.298.360.65820051656.234.162.299.00010.2123.322.282.9029.2646.36
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter635195924541490659237211524757552191827.211.313.354.6676931552295.264.143.272.00010.7625.052.332.5733.2037.44
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter511153119332071644179161220745543161427.209.318.349.6675351211811.264.140.278.00011.4325.122.202.4334.8037.81
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6121622429082313165921100.194.255.347.6027517236.227.153.218.0006.7825.003.693.3927.0040.48
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter3210215237021310143332100.225.333.353.686369122.309.128.275.00011.4827.052.361.6451.0039.13
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3111015293052230102840200.264.341.427.768478126.304.163.282.0007.9422.222.803.9722.0027.59
Kansas City Royals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter12528941581401444204180106305.201.318.394.71211428349.222.193.343.00011.7522.921.954.0120.6448.28
Montreal Expos Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter209202304215142150195328211.208.280.351.6317120233.259.143.262.0008.1522.752.791.7250.5047.62
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter21513710031071620010.137.267.157.4248160.200.020.176.00011.6726.672.290.000.0014.29
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter814231014100400000.214.214.500.7147214.222.286.357.0000.0028.570.007.1414.0066.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games162248344914083240306866213.198.298.360.6588923293.234.162.299.00010.2123.322.282.9029.2646.36
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625006310623215605463147135512.211.313.354.66717740585.264.143.272.00010.7625.052.332.5733.2037.44

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1988Appleton Foxes MidwAkca21C22--146147-167160.9587.27-----53171.015.7
1989Baseball City Royals FSLA+kca22C12--637117170.9865.83-----11866.78.6
1989Memphis Chicks SouAAkca22C47--2743651315310.9846.60-----66177.032.9
1990Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca23C100--65867514730725.9937.25-----510298.068.5
1991Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca24C66--4004766453447.9876.77-----67291.745.8
1991Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca243B5--262-108.8001.60------726.93.5
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24C37--1901933212209.9865.65-131448.1537100.022.8
1992Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca25C106--57762710646639.9896.03-----910997.273.6
1992Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca253B1---3--331.0003.00------1090.90.7
1993Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon26C43--248246-278272.9786.33-----14693.530.3
1993Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26C49--1662293197188.9543.84-391670.9-5392.530.2
1994Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27C46--1026-11081081.0002.35-7187.525288.540.4
1994Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27OF2--2---221.0001.00------523.81.8
1995Montreal ExposNLMLBmon28C38--921213105104.9902.74-14670.0-4192.726.4
1996Montreal ExposNLMLBmon29C58--12172-130128.9852.21-16288.916392.135.8
1996Montreal ExposNLMLBmon29RF1---------------631.60.6
1997Richmond Braves ILAAAatl30C35--2623651303298.9838.51-----23697.224.6
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30C17--787-185851.0005.00-12475.0-17100.010.6
1997Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30C7--3242-3836.9475.14-2433.3-887.54.3
1998St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn31C8--4231-4645.9785.63------1457.15.9
1998New York MetsNLMLBnyn31C21--11810-11281281.0006.10-12763.2121100.013.0
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31C11--622--64641.0005.82-5271.4-11100.06.8
1998New York MetsNLMLBnyn311B1--2---221.0002.00------214.80.6
1999Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32C59--2741134288285.9904.83-35881.436098.336.6
2000Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos33C77--5065153562557.9917.23------77100.053.8
2001Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin34C48--3033363342336.9827.00-----86870.633.3
2001Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin341B6--404-544441.0007.33------688.84.2
MLB Totals for C - 8 season(s)-   C343--1235100201613551335.9853.89-1556470.8123430.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF2--2---221.0001.00------20.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--2---221.0002.00------10.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 7 season(s)-   C475--2954320403733143274.9886.89-----314750.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B6--292-1311.8461.83------60.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B6--404-544441.0007.33------60.00.0
AA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C47--2743651315310.9846.60-----6470.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C20--1051021117115.9835.75-----1200.00.0
A Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C22--146147-167160.9587.27-----5220.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1988Appleton Foxes MidwAkca21-22---------
1989Baseball City Royals FSLA+kca22-12---------
1989Memphis Chicks SouAAkca22-47---------
1990Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca23-100---------
1991Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca24-66---5-----
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24-37---------
1992Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca25-106---1-----
1993Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon26-43---------
1993Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26-49---------
1994Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27-46-------2-
1995Montreal ExposNLMLBmon28-38---------
1996Montreal ExposNLMLBmon29-58------1--
1997Richmond Braves ILAAAatl30-35---------
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30-17---------
1997Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30-7---------
1998St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn31-8---------
1998New York MetsNLMLBnyn31-211--------
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31-11---------
1999Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32-59---------
2000Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos33-77---------
2001Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin34-486--------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1999-11-02Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-08-31Purchased by Royals from Mets. 
1998-01-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
1997-12-21Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-06-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
1997-05-27Released by Royals. 
1997-03-26Purchased by Royals from Red Sox. 
1997-03-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1996-10-21Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-12-09TradeTraded by Royals with Jeff Shaw to Expos for Doug Piatt and Mark Gardner. 
* 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1991Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll24100,000-62042-742,231100,000100,000
1993Montreal ExposTeam Payroll26115,000-7172720968,431109,000215,000
1994Montreal ExposTeam Payroll27132,000-6542128957,101109,000347,000
1995Montreal ExposTeam Payroll28150,000-5872534999,520109,000497,000
1996Montreal ExposTeam Payroll29150,000-5992231957,870109,000647,000
1997Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll30260,000-50117451,182,177150,000907,000
1997Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll30260,000-50121451,182,177150,000907,000
1998New York MetsTeam Payroll31285,000-52632421,276,192170,0001,192,000
1998Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll31285,000-52617421,276,192170,0001,192,000
1999Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll32330,000-53510411,454,491200,0001,522,000
* 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