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Jay TessmerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1994-2002 MLB Years: 1998-2002
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PositionsP-455, 3B-1, 2B-1Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJay Weldon Tessmer
Height6-3Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 26,1971 [46.205]PlaceMeadville,Pennsylvania
High SchoolCochranton (Cochranton,PA)
CollegeUniversity of Miami (Miami,FL)

DraftedSelected by the New York Yankees [Team Picks] in the 19th round (534th overall) of the 1995 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutAugust 27,1998 [26.245]
OrganizationsNYA [7] COL [1] MIL [1] Awards7
TBC Player ID18796Retrosheet IDtessj001MLBAM ID136585
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Player Notes:   Member of the 1994 United States National Baseball team
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts52Walks84Hittable52SO/BB82vsPower52Hitting0Durability68Team.544Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1994MiamiCollegeNCAAJrRel22621.1640040000370.04417909640000.765.66--1.168.237.11.750-
1995MiamiCollegeNCAASrR/CL23321.31450450002075.0591111012910000.947.05--1.4310.877.58.600-
1995Oneonta YankeesNYPLA-nya-R/CL23200.953403400332038.02784012523201.036.39--2.8412.324.331.000-
1996Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-CL241241.486806800633597.06818162191041000.896.290.181.769.625.47.750-
1997Norwich NavigatorsEastAAnya-R/CL25365.315505500491762.2784137724514001.6311.201.013.457.322.13.333-
1998Norwich NavigatorsEastAAnya43CL26341.094504500442949.25086013570101.279.06--2.3610.334.38.429-
1998Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-Rel26110.49120120011518.082111140000.493.930.490.496.8714.00.500-
1998Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--CL0450.935705700553467.158107114710101.067.680.131.859.405.07.444-
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya62Rel26103.1270700308.24331461000.924.151.044.156.231.501.0004.64
1999Columbus ClippersILAAAnya43CL27333.345105100482856.2522221412423001.138.260.641.916.673.50.500-
1999New York YankeesALMLBnya57Rel270014.8560600406.21611111430013.0021.601.355.404.050.75-6.43
2000Columbus ClippersILAAAnya43CL28483.806006000533466.0733628519401101.399.900.682.585.432.11.333-
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya57Rel28006.7570700506.29653150001.5012.154.051.356.755.00-7.93
2001Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-Rel29106.5910010008013.223141046101002.1215.152.633.956.591.671.000-
2001Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil-Rel29752.79350350023458.056231839391101.128.690.471.406.054.33.583-
2001Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0853.52450450031471.2793728715492101.319.920.881.886.153.27.615-
2002Columbus ClippersILAAAnya34Rel30544.37630630028478.01094238614542001.5712.520.691.616.203.86.556-
2002New York YankeesALMLBnya48Rel30006.7520200001.00110200001.50----13.50--0.00-7.46
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter107.71220220012021.0292120511141011.7111.191.934.245.401.271.0003.13
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter41352.99433043300360176536.05442141793212946316501.259.080.532.157.733.59.539-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter21213.5823102310017175289.032113911623611998201.319.920.711.886.153.26.500-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6103.451000100009346111.012849437371084101.4710.260.562.968.652.92.375-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1241.486806800633597.06818162191041000.896.290.181.769.625.47.750-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter200.953403400332038.02784012523201.036.39--2.8412.324.331.000-
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter941.248508500023145.010328200211550000.856.38--1.309.607.38.692-
New York Yankees Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter107.71220220012021.0292120511141011.7111.191.934.245.401.271.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings907.712070207001130220.0273198189471041329091.7111.191.934.245.401.271.0003.13
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings17142.9917701770014772220.0222877313531897201.259.080.532.157.733.59.548-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil-p29354000000000101000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
2002Columbus ClippersILAAAnya34p30641000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter995000000000201000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter995000000000201000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1628000000000302000.000.000.000.0000010.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1995Oneonta Yankees NYPLA-nya23P34--371-1110.9090.29------34100.045.3
1996Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya24P68--418112322.9570.32------68100.050.7
1997Norwich Navigators EastAAnya25P55---192-2119.9050.35------55100.038.7
1998Norwich Navigators EastAAnya26P45--57131312.9230.27------45100.031.7
1998Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya26P12--22--441.0000.33------12100.08.3
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya26P7-8-------------7100.04.3
1999Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya27P51--514-119191.0000.37------51100.036.2
1999New York YankeesALMLBnya27P6-6-1--111.0000.170.17-----6100.03.7
2000Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya28P60--413322017.8500.28------60100.041.7
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya28P7-6-------------7100.04.3
2001Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil29P35--59111514.9330.40------35100.024.3
2001Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol29P10---3--331.0000.30------10100.07.1
2002Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya30P63--322122625.9620.40------6498.444.4
2002Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya302B1---------------641.60.7
2002Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya303B1---------------641.60.7
2002New York YankeesALMLBnya30P2-1-------------2100.01.2
MLB Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P22-21-1--111.0000.050.05-----220.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P231--1963568782.9430.35------2310.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---------------10.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P100--526333431.9120.31------1000.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P68--418112322.9570.32------680.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P34--371-1110.9090.29------340.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1995Oneonta Yankees NYPLA-nya2334----------
1996Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya2468----------
1997Norwich Navigators EastAAnya2555----------
1998Norwich Navigators EastAAnya2645----------
1998Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya2612----------
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya267----------
1999Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya2751----------
1999New York YankeesALMLBnya276----------
2000Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya2860----------
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya287----------
2001Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil2935----------
2001Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol2910----------
2002Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya3063--1-1-----
2002New York YankeesALMLBnya302----------

Awards [7]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1995CWS Regionals Most Outstanding Player (Coral Gables) ... Minor League Short-Season All-Star Team (P)2
1996Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (SP) ... Florida State League All-Star Team (RP) ... Florida State League Most Valuable Player3
1999International League All-Star Team (RP) ... Triple A All-Star Team (RP)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2002-01-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
2001-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2001-05-12Sent to Brewers by Rockies for future considerations. 
2001-01-03TradeTraded by Yankees with Seth Taylor to Rockies for David Lee. 
* 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
1998New York YankeesTeam Payroll26170,000-81238-1,276,192170,000170,000
1999New York YankeesTeam Payroll27200,000-80737-1,454,491200,000370,000
2000New York YankeesTeam Payroll28175,000-79544-1,394,248200,000545,000
2002New York YankeesTeam Payroll30210,000-73029192,011,045200,000755,000
* 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