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Michael YoungTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 2000-2013
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

PositionsSS-959, 2B-814, 3B-465, DH-166, 1b-111Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael Brian Young
Height6-1Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 19,1976 [41.242]PlaceCovina,California
High SchoolBishop Amat (La Puente,CA)
CollegeUniversity of California-Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Toronto Blue Jays [Team Picks] in the 5th round (149th overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Baltimore Orioles [Team Picks] in the 25th round (699th overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsBill MooreService Time12.134 (2013)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2000-TOR-#4 ... 2001-TEX-#7
MLB DebutSeptember 29,2000 [23.345]
OrganizationsTEX [13] TOR [4] LAN [1] PHI [1] Awards11Awards Voting5-222
TBC Player ID193Retrosheet IDyounm003MLBAM ID276545
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed63Power57Contact71XBH47RBIs69Runs60Hitting84Durability86Team.502Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1995UC Santa BarbaraCollegeFr3b18216741620110117700000.239.311.313.62421374.254.074.179.2889.469.461.001.3567.0018.75
1996UC Santa BarbaraCollegeSo3b1949169406310453862142700000.373.421.568.9899619183.423.195.302.4287.6514.751.932.7333.8030.16
1997UC Santa BarbaraCollegeJr3b20562376285163125561404300000.359.451.6031.05414331277.401.244.435.45614.4415.521.084.3319.7536.47
1997St. Catharines StompersNYPLA-tor-ss-2b2074276498518394895335970316.308.392.493.88513630319.360.185.319.38710.3418.501.792.8230.6735.29
1998Hagerstown SunsSALAtor-2b211405228614733516871685596777112.282.354.456.81023854598.314.174.295.3549.2016.051.752.6832.6336.73
1999Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-2b-ss22129495861553635833066178415210.313.389.428.81721244566.360.115.287.36510.7813.781.280.8899.0028.39
2000Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex2ss2343188306013513293172803414.319.368.457.8258619212.362.138.261.3578.0213.211.650.47188.0031.67
2000Tennessee SmokiesSouAAtor132b23913455195245647165367214615.275.340.426.76614735392.326.151.287.3349.1818.372.001.5357.5036.84
2000Totals for AA-AA         13453381155371077925853100171029.291.350.437.78723354604.339.146.278.3428.7716.561.891.1676.1434.84
2000Texas RangersALMLBtex22b2322000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2001Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex102b244718928558082833203412206.291.358.460.8188716214.315.169.275.3559.3515.891.703.7423.6329.09
2001Texas RangersALMLBtex22b241063865796184114931269139509.249.298.402.70015533429.294.153.225.3026.0621.213.502.5635.0934.38
2002Texas RangersALMLBtex102b251565737715026896267411120136114.262.308.382.69021943633.308.120.190.3026.4817.692.731.4263.6728.67
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex102b26160666106204339147213236103137114.306.339.446.78529756713.342.140.210.3395.0514.452.861.9647.5727.45
2004Texas RangersALMLBtex10ss2716069011421633922991234489104111.313.353.483.83633364739.333.170.246.3595.9512.042.022.9831.3629.63
2005Texas RangersALMLBtex10ss281596681142214052491525891303020.331.385.513.89834369732.354.182.274.3897.9212.431.573.2827.8331.22
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex10ss291626919321752314103734896108027.314.356.459.81531769748.345.145.220.3526.4212.832.001.8749.3631.80
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex10ss301566398020137199413347107501521.315.366.418.78426747692.366.103.192.3466.7915.462.281.3071.0023.38
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex10ss31155645102183362128210055109206019.284.339.402.74125950708.323.118.219.3287.7715.401.981.6953.7527.32
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex103b32135541761743622268834790104216.322.374.518.89228060593.351.196.292.3857.9315.181.913.7124.5934.48
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex103b3315765699186363219142501151011421.284.330.444.77429160718.311.160.239.3366.9616.022.302.9231.2432.26
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex10dh-3b341596318821341611106624778209717.338.380.474.85429958689.367.136.217.3696.8211.321.661.6057.3627.23
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex10dh-1b3515661179169273867223370106326.277.312.370.68222638651.299.093.147.2975.0710.752.121.2376.3822.49
2013Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi103b3612646849129244842104278101418.276.336.395.73118536512.316.119.212.3218.2015.231.861.5658.5027.91
2013Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan103b-1b3621513162104001500103.314.321.392.71320353.340.078.098.3091.899.435.000.000.0018.75
2000Totals for NL-NL         14751952145265846104383102421.279.335.395.73020539565.319.116.200.3217.6114.691.931.4264.8826.90
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter19707918113723754416018510309030575123522257228236.300.346.441.78734916868612.333.141.221.0006.6814.342.152.1542.8028.88
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter524201533059713221453258330222367201727643.296.367.450.8179061982301.339.154.290.0009.6515.951.651.9644.7833.17
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4718928558082833203412206.291.358.460.8188716214.315.169.275.0009.3515.891.703.7423.6329.09
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13453381155371077925853100171029.291.350.437.78723354604.339.146.278.0008.7716.561.891.1676.1434.84
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter129495861553635833066178415210.313.389.428.81721244566.360.115.287.00010.7813.781.280.8899.0028.39
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1405228614733516871685596777112.282.354.456.81023854598.314.174.295.0009.2016.051.752.6832.6336.73
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter74276498518394895335970316.308.392.493.88513630319.360.185.319.00010.3418.501.792.8230.6735.29
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter12647310616428718103134617700000.347.421.550.97126053534.386.203.351.00011.4214.421.263.3726.2832.32
Texas Rangers Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter1823739910852230415551779848930532115221257024215.301.347.444.79132866478047.334.143.223.0006.6114.322.172.2041.8029.01
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12646849129244842104278101418.276.336.395.73118536512.316.119.212.0008.2015.231.861.5658.5027.91
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter21513162104001500103.314.321.392.71320353.340.078.098.0001.899.435.000.000.0018.75
Average MLB - Per 162 games1626519319536515857247102226219.300.346.441.78728756708.333.141.221.0006.6814.342.152.1542.8028.88
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626231021854161410026969113658213.296.367.450.81728061711.339.154.290.0009.6515.951.651.9644.7833.17

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1997St. Catharines Stompers NYPLA-tor20SS44--701211531206191.9274.34------7459.558.7
1997St. Catharines Stompers NYPLA-tor202B28--4578318126123.9764.39------7437.837.3
1998Hagerstown Suns SALAtor212B128--1963021175509498.9783.89------14091.490.8
1998Hagerstown Suns SALAtor21SS24--20392106159.9672.46------14017.117.0
1999Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor222B74--113219844340332.9764.49------12957.454.0
1999Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor22SS53--501561441220206.9363.89------12941.138.7
2000Tennessee Smokies SouAAtor232B90--1852481556448433.9674.81------9198.964.3
2000Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex23SS41--67125723199192.9654.68------4395.329.3
2000Tennessee Smokies SouAAtor23SS2--221254.8002.00------912.21.4
2000Texas RangersALMLBtex232B1-3-------------250.00.6
2001Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex242B46--60114526179174.9723.78------4797.932.2
2001Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex24SS2--28121110.9095.00------474.31.4
2001Texas RangersALMLBtex242B104-915212285880505497.9844.780.54-----10698.164.2
2002Texas RangersALMLBtex252B152-1258298419997726717.9884.720.57-----15697.493.8
2002Texas RangersALMLBtex25SS11-25210-212121.0001.090.48-----1567.16.8
2002Texas RangersALMLBtex253B4-8-3--331.0000.750.38-----1562.62.5
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex262B159158138930547210117787777.9874.890.56-----16099.498.1
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex26SS711745-1991.0001.290.53-----1604.44.3
2004Texas RangersALMLBtex27SS15815813862254231998667648.9724.100.47-----16098.897.5
2004Texas RangersALMLBtex27DH2---------------1601.31.2
2005Texas RangersALMLBtex28SS15515513562394261895683665.9744.290.49-----15997.595.7
2005Texas RangersALMLBtex28DH4---------------1592.52.5
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex29SS155155135624149214113747733.9814.730.54-----16295.795.7
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex29DH77--------------1624.34.3
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex30SS150150129121144619107676657.9724.380.51-----15696.292.6
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex30DH6---------------1563.83.7
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex31SS151150128919346511113669658.9844.360.51-----15597.493.2
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex31DH3---------------1551.91.9
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex323B134134116572208929289280.9692.090.24-----13599.382.7
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex32DH1---------------1350.70.6
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex333B1551551370952651926379360.9502.320.26-----15798.795.7
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex33DH2---------------1571.31.2
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex343B403934230665910196.9502.400.28-----15925.224.7
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex341B363630226713334283280.9897.780.93-----15922.622.2
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex342B14141202829-1157571.0004.070.48-----1598.88.6
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex34SS11812-1331.0003.000.38-----1590.60.6
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex35DH72---------------15646.244.4
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex351B414036335824237384382.9959.321.05-----15626.325.3
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex353B25252151838235856.9662.240.26-----15616.015.4
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex352B16141242431285755.9653.440.44-----15610.39.9
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex35SS443366--12121.0003.000.36-----1562.62.5
2013Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi363B999984558166912233224.9612.260.27-----12678.661.1
2013Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi361B26191851768-171841841.0007.080.99-----12620.616.0
2013Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan363B8545-911109.9001.130.20-----2138.14.9
2013Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan361B8334282-430301.0003.750.88-----2138.14.9
2013Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan362B2110-4--441.0002.000.40-----219.51.2
2013Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan36SS117-2--221.0002.000.29-----214.80.6
MLB Totals for SS - 10 season(s)-   SS7937756768112222778153034803399.9774.290.50-----7930.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 6 season(s)-   3B4654573990273755458010731028.9582.210.26-----4650.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 7 season(s)-   2B448187381986712402931321362107.9864.700.55-----4480.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B1119888482947592881876.9947.890.99-----1110.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 8 season(s)-   DH977--------------970.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B46--60114526179174.9723.78------460.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS2--28121110.9095.00------20.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B90--1852481556448433.9674.81------900.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS43--69127825204196.9614.56------430.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B74--113219844340332.9764.49------740.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS53--501561441220206.9363.89------530.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B128--1963021175509498.9783.89------1280.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS24--20392106159.9672.46------240.00.0
A- Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS44--701211531206191.9274.34------440.00.0
A- Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B28--4578318126123.9764.39------280.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1997St. Catharines Stompers NYPLA-tor20---2844------
1998Hagerstown Suns SALAtor21---12824------
1999Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor22---7453------
2000Tennessee Smokies SouAAtor23---902------
2000Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex23----41------
2000Texas RangersALMLBtex23---1-------
2001Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex24---462------
2001Texas RangersALMLBtex24---104-------
2002Texas RangersALMLBtex25---152114-----
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex26---1597------
2004Texas RangersALMLBtex27----158-----2
2005Texas RangersALMLBtex28----155-----4
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex29----155-----7
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex30----150-----6
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex31----151-----3
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex32-----134----1
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex33-----155----2
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex34--3614140-----
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex35--4116425----72
2013Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi36--26--99-----
2013Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan36--8218-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2000Grand Canyon RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor232597172650166161600102.268.308.351.659346104.309.083.1965.7715.382.670.9697.0023.08
2006United StatesWBCTournament29415140000000000000.267.267.267.5344015.267.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2006Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2912374102012003400002.270.325.405.73015340.281.135.2167.5010.001.332.5037.0030.00
2007Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB3017506192014011510002.380.404.480.88424352.409.100.1001.929.625.001.9250.0015.79
2008Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB3124621425202142010900204.403.473.5321.00533474.434.129.32313.5112.160.902.7031.0016.00
2009Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB322568132331270081600001.338.408.500.90834676.420.162.27910.5321.052.002.6334.0026.09
2010Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB33216310274019005600100.429.464.5401.00434569.456.111.1907.258.701.201.4563.0018.52
2010Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB33520130013000600000.150.150.300.4506120.154.150.1500.0030.000.005.0020.0033.33
2010Texas RangersChamp. SeriesMLB33627393004001700002.333.357.444.80112328.450.111.1483.5725.007.000.000.0033.33
2010Texas RangersWorld SeriesMLB33520050000001200002.250.286.250.5365021.278.000.0504.769.522.000.000.000.00
2011Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB3420508194201001101000200.380.468.5401.00827662.452.160.34016.1316.131.000.000.0031.58
2011Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB34415120000001200000.133.188.133.3212016.154.000.0676.2512.502.000.000.000.00
2011Texas RangersChamp. SeriesMLB34628373017001600001.250.276.464.74013429.286.214.2503.4520.696.003.4528.0057.14
2011Texas RangersWorld SeriesMLB34727374015001700100.259.276.519.79514529.300.260.2963.4524.147.003.4527.0071.43
2012Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB35195211225003005800001.423.474.519.99327557.500.096.1928.7714.041.600.000.0022.73
2012Texas RangersWild CardMLB3514020000000000000.500.500.5001.000204.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2013Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB362678102150116005900204.269.306.372.67829685.286.103.1675.8810.591.801.1878.0028.57
2013Los Angeles DodgersDiv SeriesMLB3633010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2013Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB3667000000000000001.000.000.000.000007.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
World Baseball Classic Totals - 1 yrs415140000000000000.267.267.267.5344015.267.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs2597172650166161600102.268.308.351.659346104.309.083.1965.7715.382.670.9697.0023.08
MLB Spring Training Totals - 8 yrs16446076166273865224767107014.361.416.485.90122338515.403.124.2269.1313.011.431.5557.5022.89
MLB Playoffs - Wild Card Totals - 1 yrs14020000000000000.500.500.5001.000204.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs1238260013001900000.158.179.237.4169139.179.079.1052.5623.089.002.5638.0016.67
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs1862616601110021300004.258.281.403.68425764.313.145.1773.1320.316.501.5662.0043.75
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs12473124015002900102.255.280.404.68419550.289.149.1914.0018.004.502.0047.0041.67

Awards [11]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1997Big West Conference All-Conference Team (SS)1
1999Florida State League All-Star Team (UT)1
2002American League Player of the Week (June 10-June 16)1
2004Texas Rangers Player of the Year1
2005Baseball America First-Team Major League All-Star (SS)1
2006MLB All-Star Game Most Valuable Player1
2007Texas Rangers Player of the Year1
2008American League Gold Glove (Shortstop)1
2009American League Player of the Week (August 17-August 23) ... Texas Rangers Player of the Year2
2011American League Player of the Week (June 20-June 26)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2014-01-311b-3bFree Agent -RetiredRetiredAnnounced retirement37.104  
2014-01-311b-3bTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract37.104Team Roster on 2014-01-31
2013-10-311b-3bFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency37.012  
2013-09-011b-3bLos Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Phillies to Dodgers for Rob Rasmussen and cash36.317Team Roster on 2013-09-01
2013-06-031bPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated from Bereavement List36.227Team Roster on 2013-06-03
2013-05-293bPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YBereavementOff-RosterPlaced on bereavement list36.222Team Roster on 2013-05-29
2012-12-103bPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Rangers to Phillies for Josh Lindblom and Lisalverto Bonilla36.052Team Roster on 2012-12-10
2012-08-27dh-1bTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from Paternity Leave List35.312Team Roster on 2012-08-27
2012-08-24dhTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YPaternityOff-RosterPlaced on Paternity Leave35.309Team Roster on 2012-08-24
2012-05-08dhTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActive--35.201Team Roster on 2012-05-08
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2007-03-01ContractSigned by Rangers (7-year extension) 
2000-07-19TradeTraded by Blue Jays with Darwin Cubillan to Rangers for Esteban Loaiza. 
1997-06-13Contractsigned 
* 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
2000Texas RangersTeam Payroll23175,000-79528-1,394,248200,000175,000
2001Texas RangersTeam Payroll24200,000-77134-1,897,758200,000375,000
2002Texas RangersTeam Payroll25250,000-62728312,011,045200,000625,000
2003Texas RangersTeam Payroll26415,000-51824362,163,527300,0001,040,000
2004Texas RangersTeam Payroll27450,000-49418462,070,100300,0001,490,000
2005Texas RangersTeam Payroll282,575,000-261972++2,189,055300,0004,065,000
2006Texas RangersTeam Payroll293,075,000-2381171++2,365,072327,0007,140,000
2007Texas RangersTeam Payroll303,575,000-232872++2,459,737380,00010,715,000
2008Texas RangersTeam Payroll316,174,974-152384++2,696,252390,00016,889,974
2009Texas RangersTeam Payroll3213,054,526-39196++2,746,792400,00029,944,500
2010Texas RangersTeam Payroll3313,174,974-41196++2,812,412400,00043,119,474
2011Texas RangersTeam Payroll3416,174,974-21198++2,722,607414,00059,294,448
2012Texas RangersTeam Payroll3516,174,974-28198++2,954,887480,00075,469,422
2013Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll3618,374,97512.13423598++3,023,990490,00093,844,397
2013Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll3618,374,97512.13423598++3,023,990490,00093,844,397
* 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