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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Michael Charles Walker
Stat Years
1987-1999  [mlb] 1988-1996
Height/Weight
6-1 / 195
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (565)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1966-10-04 in Chicago, Illinois   [53.308]
High School
Hernando (Brooksville,FL)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Cleveland Indians in Round #2 (#27 overall) of the 1986 Amateur Entry Draft (Jan-Reg Phase) 3 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1988-09-09 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.340)
Service Time
Organizations
CLE [6] CHN [3] CIN [2] DET [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19314 ... retro id: walkm001 ... mlbam id: 123836
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1987Waterloo IndiansMidwAcle-201---1173.59232381000145.113374581168144140131.388.240.684.218.924.582.12.611
    1987Kinston IndiansCaroA+cle-201---302.61330000020.21776014192001.507.400.006.108.273.051.361.000
    1987Minor Totals: CLEbyYearA+/A----202---1473.47262681000166.015081641182163160131.408.130.604.458.844.391.99.667
    1988Williamsport BillsEastAAcle7212---1573.72282730110164.11628268117414417091.448.870.604.057.894.491.95.682
    1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle75212Log - Sp - Ext - Perf017.2731000208.287701070002.088.310.0010.387.277.270.70.000
    1988Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAA----211---1573.73282730110164.31628268117414417091.448.880.604.067.904.501.95.682
    1988MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf017.6831000208.787701070002.208.780.0010.987.687.680.70.000
    1989Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-223---6155.79282840000168.0193124108219397120141.7010.341.134.985.206.641.04.286
    1989Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAAA----221---6155.79282840000168.0193124108219397120141.7010.341.134.985.206.641.04.286
    1990Canton/Akron IndiansEastAAcle-234---100.0011000007.04000430001.145.140.005.143.860.000.751.000
    1990Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-234---275.5818120026179.0966249636506071.6710.940.684.105.707.061.39.222
    1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle48234Log - Sp - Ext - Perf264.8818110027075.2824941642343161.649.750.715.004.045.830.81.250
    1990Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAA/AAA----232---375.1319130026186.01006249640536071.6310.470.634.195.556.491.33.300
    1990MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf264.9118110027075.7824941642343161.659.810.725.034.075.860.81.250
    1991Canton/Akron IndiansEastAAcle-245---942.794510034441177.16836242454213071.467.910.235.244.894.190.93.692
    1991Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle48245Log - Sp - Ext - Perf012.0850003504.16110220011.8512.460.004.154.152.081.00.000
    1991Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAA----241---942.804510034441177.36836242454213071.477.940.235.254.904.200.93.692
    1991MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf012.2050003504.36110220011.9513.170.004.394.392.201.00.000
    1992Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-256---285.83421001641478.21026251544447081.8611.670.575.035.037.091.00.200
    1992Minor Totals: DETbyYearAAA----251---285.87421001641478.71026251544447081.8711.740.585.065.067.141.00.200
    1993Orlando CubsSouAAchn-267---237.3116200614128.142262349215061.8013.341.272.866.678.262.33.400
    1993Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-267---112.7012000312023.1228719113021.338.490.393.474.243.091.22.500
    1993Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA/AA----262---345.2728200926151.7643430518328081.6011.250.883.165.635.981.78.429
    1994Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-278---622.99560003756887.1803329234568141.318.240.213.505.773.401.65.750
    1994Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA----271---623.00560003756887.3803329234568141.318.270.213.515.793.411.65.750
    1995Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-289---114.1016100315026.1221312319130031.567.521.036.494.444.440.68.500
    1995Chicago CubsNLMLBchn39289Log - Sp - Ext - Perf133.22420001242144.2452216224203101.549.070.404.844.034.430.83.250
    1995Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA----281---114.1416100315026.3221312319130031.577.591.036.554.484.480.68.500
    1995MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf133.26420001242144.7452216224203101.569.160.414.894.074.480.83.250
    1996Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-2910---323.83280001428644.2372319427378011.437.460.815.447.464.631.37.600
    1996Detroit TigersALMLBdet212910Log - Sp - Ext - Perf008.46200001220127.24026261017132012.0613.013.255.534.238.460.76.000
    1996Minor Totals: DETbyYearAAA----291---323.87280001428644.7372319427378011.457.530.815.507.534.681.37.600
    1996MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf008.60200001220127.74026261017132012.1013.243.315.634.308.600.76.000
    1997Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-3011---962.985550019507102.28035347468013061.237.010.614.037.013.071.74.600
    1997Minor Totals: CINbyYearAAA----301---962.995550019507102.78035347468013061.237.050.624.057.053.081.74.600
    1998Indianapolis IndiansILAAAcin-3112---483.177830040756102.18649366486360131.317.560.534.225.544.311.31.333
    1998Minor Totals: CINbyYearAAA----311---483.177830040756102.38649366486360131.317.580.534.235.554.321.31.333
    1999Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-3213---215.60290001129235.1432922426155011.9510.951.026.623.827.390.58.667
    1999Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAAA----321---215.64290001129235.3432922426155011.9711.031.036.673.857.440.58.667
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)3115.0988120029762161.0181105911895768281.7110.121.015.314.255.870.80.214
    American League Totals (4 yrs)285.8146120017341116.313683751671565181.7810.541.245.504.346.430.79.200
    National League Totals (1 yrs)133.26420001242144.7452216224203101.569.160.414.894.074.480.83.250
    Minor League Totals77724.13478107151186371461,190.71187663546875968391191941.508.980.664.516.345.011.41.517
    Minor: A Totals1173.60232381000145.313374581168144140131.398.250.684.228.934.592.12.611
    Minor: A+ Totals302.67330000020.71776014192001.537.570.006.248.473.121.361.000
    Minor: AA Totals27143.74903130415912277.027614411517132210350221.478.970.554.296.824.681.59.659
    Minor: AAA Totals36514.42362504014531234747.776143836759382466681591.539.170.714.605.615.281.22.414
    Chicago Cubs Totals (1 yrs)133.26420001242144.7452216224203101.569.160.414.894.074.480.83.250
    Cleveland Indians Totals (3 yrs)285.00261200514088.7965749654433171.709.800.615.514.395.820.80.200
    Detroit Tigers Totals (1 yrs)008.60200001220127.74026261017132012.1013.243.315.634.308.600.76.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1993Orlando CubsSouAAchn-26p---1161000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1993Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-26p---1120000000000001000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1994Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-27p---2564110000000102000.250.250.250.500610.000.000.3330.0016.670.000.00.000.0
    1995Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-28p---3161000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1995Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3928pL-S-E-P3423000000000100000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    1997Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-30p---4559120001000401000.222.222.222.4441020.000.000.4000.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    1998Indianapolis IndiansILAAAcin-31p---5787000000000600000.000.000.000.000700.000.000.0000.0085.710.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)423000000000100000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (1 yrs)423000000000100000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals233222300010001304000.136.136.136.2722630.000.000.3330.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals161000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals217212300010001204000.143.143.143.2862530.000.000.3330.0048.000.000.00.000.0
    Chicago Cubs Totals (1 yrs)423000000000100000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1987Waterloo IndiansMidwA20P2300.01528414743.9151.900.0016.4100.07
    1987Kinston IndiansCaroA+20P300.0111032.6670.700.002.1100.014
    1988Williamsport BillsEastAA21P2800.01716313633.9171.200.0020.1100.04
    1988Cleveland IndiansALMLB21P308.20300331.0001.000.371.9100.017
    1989Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAA22P2800.01717734134.8291.200.0019.7100.06
    1990Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAA23P1800.0912212321.9131.200.0012.6100.011
    1990Cleveland IndiansALMLB23P18075.2490113131.0000.700.1711.1100.011
    1991Canton/Akron IndiansEastAA24P4500.06140020201.0000.400.0032.1100.01
    1991Cleveland IndiansALMLB24P504.11100221.0000.400.493.1100.019
    1992Toledo Mud HensILAAA25P4200.01014122524.9600.600.0029.2100.01
    1993Orlando CubsSouAA26P1600.047221311.8460.700.0011.3100.07
    1993Iowa CubsAmerAAA26P1200.00300331.0000.300.008.3100.012
    1994Iowa CubsAmerAAA27P5600.0617232523.9200.400.0039.2100.01
    1995Iowa CubsAmerAAA28P1600.04401881.0000.500.0011.2100.014
    1995Chicago CubsNLMLB28P42044.247101211.9170.300.2529.2100.04
    1996Toledo Mud HensILAAA29P2800.0690015151.0000.500.0019.7100.06
    1996Detroit TigersALMLB29P20027.22100331.0000.200.1112.3100.013
    1997Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA30P5500.0818102726.9630.500.0038.2100.02
    1998Indianapolis IndiansILAAA31P7800.018250343431.0000.600.0054.5100.01
    1999Buffalo BisonsILAAA32P2900.02501771.0000.200.0020.1100.04
    MLB Totals - (P)8801591121113332.9700.400.200.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)36200801241314217204.9400.600.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)89002737536964.9280.700.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)300111032.6670.700.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)23001528414743.9151.900.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1987Minor26----------
    1988MLB3----------
    1988Minor28----------
    1989Minor28----------
    1990MLB18----------
    1990Minor18----------
    1991MLB5----------
    1991Minor45----------
    1992Minor42----------
    1993Minor28----------
    1994Minor56----------
    1995MLB42----------
    1995Minor16----------
    1996MLB20----------
    1996Minor28----------
    1997Minor55----------
    1998Minor78----------
    1999Minor29----------
    Totals565----------