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Mike WalkerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1987-1999 MLB Years: 1988-1996
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Rated Prospect

PositionsP-565Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael Charles Walker
Height6-1Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 4,1966 [51.285]PlaceChicago,Illinois
High SchoolHernando (Brooksville,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Cleveland Indians [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (27th overall) of the 1986 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Montreal Expos [Team Picks] in the 1st round (15th overall) of the 1985 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Montreal Expos [Team Picks] in the 14th round (353rd overall) of the 1984 Amateur Entry Draft
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1988-CLE-#7 ... 1989-CLE-#2
MLB DebutSeptember 9,1988 [21.340]
OrganizationsCLE [6] CHN [3] CIN [2] DET [2] Awards0
TBC Player ID19314Retrosheet IDwalkm001MLBAM ID123836
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts27Walks27Hittable45SO/BB21vsPower45Hitting0Durability66Team.486Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1987Waterloo IndiansMidwAcle-ST201173.59232308100145.01337458116814414001.388.240.684.218.922.12.611-
1987Kinston IndiansCaroA+cle-ST20302.61330000020.21776014192001.507.40--6.108.271.361.000-
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST01473.47262608100165.11508164118216316001.408.130.604.458.841.99.667-
1988Williamsport BillsEastAAcle7ST211573.72282713010164.01628268117414417001.448.870.604.057.891.95.682-
1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle75S/R21017.2731200008.287701070002.088.31--10.387.270.70.0004.62
1989Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-ST226155.79282804000168.019312410821939712001.7010.341.134.985.201.04.286-
1990Canton/Akron IndiansEastAAcle-ST23100.0011000007.04000430001.145.14--5.143.860.751.000-
1990Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-S/R23275.5818126002179.0966249636506001.6710.940.684.105.701.39.222-
1990Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0375.1319136002186.01006249640536001.6310.470.634.195.551.33.300-
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle48S/R23264.8818117002075.2824941642343161.649.750.715.004.040.81.2504.84
1991Canton/Akron IndiansEastAAcle-R/CL24942.794514400341177.06836242454213001.467.910.235.244.890.93.692-
1991Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle48Rel24012.0850500304.06110220011.8512.46--4.154.151.00.0004.01
1992Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-Rel25285.83421410016478.21026251544447001.8611.670.575.035.031.00.200-
1993Orlando CubsSouAAchn-Rel26237.3116214006128.042262349215001.8013.341.272.866.672.33.400-
1993Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-Rel26112.7012012003023.0228719113001.338.490.393.474.241.22.500-
1993Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0345.2328226009151.2643430518328001.5911.150.873.145.571.78.429-
1994Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-Rel27622.99560560037887.0803329234568101.318.240.213.505.771.65.750-
1995Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-Rel28114.1016115003026.0221312319130001.567.521.036.494.440.68.500-
1995Chicago CubsNLMLBchn39Rel28133.22420420012144.2452216224203101.549.070.404.844.030.83.2504.40
1996Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-Rel29323.83280280014644.2372319427378001.437.460.815.447.461.37.600-
1996Detroit TigersALMLBdet21Rel29008.46200200012127.24026261017132012.0613.013.255.534.230.76-8.88
1997Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-Rel30962.985555000197102.28035347468013001.237.010.614.037.011.74.600-
1998Indianapolis IndiansILAAAcin-Rel31483.177837500406102.0864936648636001.317.560.534.225.541.31.333-
1999Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-Rel32215.60290290011235.0432922426155001.9510.951.026.623.820.58.667-
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3115.0988127600292158.0181105911895768281.7110.121.015.314.250.80.2142.43
Minor League Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter77724.13478107371151186461186.2118766354687596839119101.508.970.664.516.341.41.517-
AAA Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter36514.42362503124014534745.27614383675938246668101.539.160.714.605.611.22.414-
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter27143.74903159304112276.12761441151713221035001.478.970.554.296.821.59.659-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter302.61330000020.21776014192001.507.40--6.108.271.361.000-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1173.59232308100145.01337458116814414001.388.240.684.218.922.12.611-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter133.22420420012144.2452216224203101.549.070.404.844.030.83.250-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter284.97261214005087.2965749654433171.699.740.615.484.360.80.200-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter008.46200200012127.24026261017132012.0613.013.255.534.230.76--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings4155.091201610400403220.024714312425130104113111.7110.121.015.314.250.80.2112.43
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14134.1388206830348220.02191231011611015522001.508.970.664.516.341.41.519-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1993Orlando CubsSouAAchn-p26161000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1993Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-p26120000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1993Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         281000000000101000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1994Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-p27564110000000102000.250.250.250.500106.333.000.000.2250.0016.670.000.000.000.00
1995Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-p28161000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1995Chicago CubsNLMLBchn39p28423000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1997Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-p30559120001000401000.222.222.222.4442010.400.000.000.2000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
1998Indianapolis IndiansILAAAcin-p31787000000000600000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0085.710.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter423000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter233222300010001304000.136.136.136.2723026.333.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter217212300010001204000.143.143.143.2863025.333.000.000.0000.0048.000.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter161000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter423000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16212000000000400000.000.000.000.0000012.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16215120001000903000.136.136.136.2722018.333.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1987Waterloo Indians MidwAcle20P23--1528414743.9151.87------23100.016.4
1987Kinston Indians CaroA+cle20P3--111-32.6670.67------3100.02.1
1988Williamsport Bills EastAAcle21P28--1716313633.9171.18------28100.020.1
1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21P3-8-3--331.0001.000.38-----3100.01.9
1989Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle22P28--1717734134.8291.21------28100.019.7
1990Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle23P18--912212321.9131.17------18100.012.6
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23P18-7549-113131.0000.720.17-----18100.011.1
1991Canton/Akron Indians EastAAcle24P45--614--20201.0000.44------45100.032.1
1991Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24P5-411--221.0000.400.50-----5100.03.1
1992Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet25P42--1014122524.9600.57------42100.029.2
1993Orlando Cubs SouAAchn26P16--47221311.8460.69------16100.011.3
1993Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn26P12---3--331.0000.25------12100.08.3
1994Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn27P56--617232523.9200.41------56100.039.2
1995Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn28P16--44-1881.0000.50------16100.011.2
1995Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28P42-44471-1211.9170.260.25-----42100.029.2
1996Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet29P28--69--15151.0000.54------28100.019.7
1996Detroit TigersALMLBdet29P20-2721--331.0000.150.11-----20100.012.3
1997Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin30P55--8181-2726.9630.47------55100.038.2
1998Indianapolis Indians ILAAAcin31P78--1825-343431.0000.55------78100.054.5
1999Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle32P29--25-1771.0000.24------29100.020.1
MLB Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P88-1581121113332.9700.360.20-----880.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P362--801241314217204.9400.56------3620.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P89--2737536964.9280.72------890.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P3--111-32.6670.67------30.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P23--1528414743.9151.87------230.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1987Waterloo Indians MidwAcle2023----------
1987Kinston Indians CaroA+cle203----------
1988Williamsport Bills EastAAcle2128----------
1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle213----------
1989Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle2228----------
1990Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle2318----------
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2318----------
1991Canton/Akron Indians EastAAcle2445----------
1991Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle245----------
1992Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet2542----------
1993Orlando Cubs SouAAchn2616----------
1993Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn2612----------
1994Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn2756----------
1995Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn2816----------
1995Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2842----------
1996Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet2928----------
1996Detroit TigersALMLBdet2920----------
1997Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin3055----------
1998Indianapolis Indians ILAAAcin3178----------
1999Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle3229----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1996-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-04-26ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1996-03-27Released by Phillies. 
1996-03-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1996-03-10Released by Phillies. 
1996-01-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1995-10-09Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-11-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1994-10-07Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-01-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1993-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-06-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1993-03-30Released by Indians. 
1993-02-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1992-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-12-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1991-11-27Released by Indians. 
* 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
1988Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll2162,500-60439-392,10762,50062,500
1990Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll23100,000-64941-515,727100,000162,500
1991Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll24100,000-62051-742,231100,000262,500
1995Chicago CubsTeam Payroll28125,000-6652824999,520109,000387,500
1996Detroit TigersTeam Payroll29109,000-78653-957,870109,000496,500
* 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