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Eric WedgeHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1987-1997 MLB Years: 1991-1994
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Rated Prospect
Major Award Winner

PositionsC-344, 1B-98, DH-23Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameEric Michael Wedge
Height6-3Weight215BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 27,1968 [50.022]PlaceFort Wayne,Indiana
High SchoolNorthrop (Fort Wayne,IN)
CollegeWichita State University (Wichita,KS)

DraftedSelected by the Boston Red Sox in the 3rd round (83rd overall) of the 1989 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsLarry Thomas
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1990-MLB-#63 ... 1990-BOS-#9 ... 1991-BOS-#10 ... 1992-MLB-#7
MLB DebutOctober 5,1991 [23.252]
OrganizationsBOS [6] COL [1] DET [1] PHI [1] Awards3Awards Voting4-192
TBC Player ID19482Retrosheet IDwedge001MLBAM ID124029
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed16Power89Contact47XBH87RBIs84Runs54Hitting52Durability40Team.462Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1987Wichita StateCollege-c19732405872102114673385100000.300.396.496.89211923278.343.196.371.39013.6718.351.343.9621.8231.94
1989Wichita StateCollege-c2183279981062722399100882300000.380.529.7381.26720652367.356.358.710.54423.986.270.266.2712.1349.06
1989Elmira PioneersNYPLA-bos-c214114520346272211152100000.234.306.448.7546515160.231.214.317.3399.3813.131.404.3820.7144.12
1989New Britain Red SoxEastAAbos-c2114403820020051002000.200.289.250.53910247.267.050.175.25810.6421.282.000.000.0025.00
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         5518523428272411203102000.227.302.405.7077517207.238.178.286.3219.6614.981.553.3826.4340.48
1990New Britain Red SoxEastAAbos-c22103339367713154713505420520.227.326.316.64210719396.253.089.230.29812.6313.641.081.2667.8024.68
1991Winter Haven Red SoxFSLA+bos-c23821250011103701000.238.333.381.7148125.308.143.333.32912.0028.002.334.0021.0020.00
1991New Britain Red SoxEastAAbos-c2328020002000200100.250.222.250.472209.286.000.000.2020.0022.220.000.000.000.00
1991Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-c2353163243814151802252612500.233.330.423.7536920196.241.190.331.33612.7613.271.042.5532.6052.63
1991Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         63192264514162112283513600.234.326.411.7377921230.248.177.318.33012.1715.221.252.6132.0046.67
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22dh23110100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.9080.000.000.000.000.000.00
1992Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-c2465211286390114000324010330.299.389.498.88710520247.319.199.351.39412.9616.191.254.4519.1831.75
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos36dh24276811172051100131800000.250.370.500.87034781.267.250.441.39316.0522.221.386.1713.6041.18
1993Central Valley RockiesCalifA+col-c256236700311002600010.304.360.6961.05616325.286.392.478.4388.0024.003.0012.007.6742.86
1993Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-1b-c25389017246031300162220010.267.389.433.822399108.323.166.344.37014.8120.371.382.7830.0037.50
1993Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         4411323316062400182820020.274.383.487.8705512133.316.213.372.38313.5321.051.564.5118.8338.71
1993Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol22c25911220001000400000.182.182.182.3642011.286.000.000.1650.0036.360.000.000.000.00
1994Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-c26772554473140195901514820256.286.406.565.97114433310.284.279.475.41216.4515.480.946.1313.4245.21
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22dh2626000000001300000.000.143.000.143007.000.000.167.10214.2942.863.000.000.000.00
1995Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-1b271083765288171206813639620349.234.345.444.78916738444.259.210.372.34614.1921.621.524.5018.8043.18
1996Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-c28963326178250155722438101405.235.319.446.76514840380.263.211.340.33311.3221.321.883.9522.1351.28
1997Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-c294712925338173600224000301.256.357.496.8536416154.306.240.411.36914.2925.971.824.5518.4348.48
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter398613202051200142500000.233.340.430.770377100.268.197.360.00014.0025.001.795.0017.2035.00
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter6582132318530114696376612327453106261621.249.347.443.7909442162501.270.194.345.00013.0718.111.393.8422.2140.75
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter4841556251397933802913825235383201321.255.358.473.8317361761839.277.218.377.00013.7019.201.404.3519.4544.33
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter119387398715155113556622620.225.320.307.62711921452.255.082.220.00012.1714.601.201.1177.4024.14
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1444812004121051301010.273.347.545.89224450.296.272.409.00010.0026.002.608.0011.0033.33
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4114520346272211152100000.234.306.448.7546515160.231.214.317.0009.3813.131.404.3820.7144.12
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter156519156178374341451731267400000.343.471.6261.09732575645.350.283.553.00019.5311.470.595.2715.2642.13
Boston Red Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter307511182051100142100000.240.360.467.82735789.265.227.413.00015.7323.601.505.6215.0038.89
Colorado Rockies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter911220001000400000.182.182.182.3642011.286.000.000.0000.0036.360.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623575483802150005810400000.233.340.430.77015429415.268.197.360.00014.0025.001.795.0017.2035.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162525781302812493138111221645.249.347.443.79023253616.270.194.345.00013.0718.111.393.8422.2140.75

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1989Elmira Pioneers NYPLA-bos21C36--2833024315313.9948.69-----74187.847.4
1989New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos21C14--839-192921.0006.57------14100.010.3
1990New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos22C103--5836298654645.9866.26-----7103100.074.1
1991Winter Haven Red Sox FSLA+bos23C4--172-119191.0004.75-----2850.03.1
1991New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos23C1--61--771.0007.00------250.00.7
1991Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos23C53--2823663324318.9816.00-----353100.037.1
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23DH1---------------1100.00.6
1992Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos24C48--2092032232229.9874.77------6573.833.6
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24C5--192-121211.0004.20-4-100.012718.53.1
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24DH20---------------2774.112.3
1993Central Valley Rockies CalifA+col25C4--30---30301.0007.50------666.72.9
1993Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol251B12--7410288684.9777.00------3831.68.5
1993Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol25C12--60121-7372.9866.00-----23831.68.5
1993Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol25C1--61--771.0007.00-1150.0-911.10.6
1994Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos261B3--221112423.9587.67------773.92.1
1994Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos26C6--253-128281.0004.67-----1777.84.2
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26DH2---------------2100.01.7
1995Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos271B74--55440349597594.9958.03------10868.552.5
1995Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos27C9--426--48481.0005.33-----21088.36.4
1996Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet281B5--622256664.97012.80------965.23.5
1996Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet28C27--14713--1601601.0005.93-----39628.119.0
1997Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi291B4--161211917.8954.25------478.52.8
1997Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi29C21--121821131129.9856.14-----14744.714.8
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH23---------------230.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C6--253-128281.0004.67-5183.3160.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 7 season(s)-   C176--88698127996984.9885.59-----121760.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B98--728541064792782.9877.98------980.00.0
AA Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C118--6727299753744.9886.31-----71180.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C8--472-149491.0006.13-----280.00.0
A- Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C36--2833024315313.9948.69-----7360.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1989Elmira Pioneers NYPLA-bos21-36---------
1989New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos21-14---------
1990New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos22-103---------
1991Winter Haven Red Sox FSLA+bos23-4---------
1991New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos23-1---------
1991Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos23-53---------
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23----------1
1992Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos24-48---------
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24-5--------20
1993Central Valley Rockies CalifA+col25-4---------
1993Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol25-1212--------
1993Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol25-1---------
1994Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos26-63--------
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26----------2
1995Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos27-974--------
1996Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet28-275--------
1997Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi29-214--------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1998Columbus Red StixxSALAMinorcle30Manager1405981.4219.54 
1999Kinston IndiansCaroA+Minorcle31Manager1377958.577--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
2000Akron AerosEastAAMinorcle32Manager1437568.52410.53 
2001Buffalo BisonsILAAAMinorcle33Manager1429151.641--1 Lost in 1st Round (Wilkes-Barre)
2002Buffalo BisonsILAAAMinorcle34Manager1448757.6044.02 Lost in Finals
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle35Manager1626894.42022.04 -
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle36Manager1628082.49412.03 -
2005Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle37Manager1629369.5746.02 -
2006Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle38Manager1627884.48118.04 
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle39Manager1629666.593--1 Lost in ALCS (Boston)
2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle40Manager1628181.5007.53 
2009Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle41Manager1626597.40121.55 
2011Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea43Manager1626795.41429.04 
2012Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea44Manager1627587.46318.04 
2013Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea45Manager1627191.43825.04 
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1999Carolina League Manager of the Year1
2001International League Manager of the Year1
2007American League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1994-05-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1994-03-29Released by Rockies. 
1992-11-17Selected by Rockies from Red Sox in expansion draft (Pick #48). 
* 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
1991Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll23100,000-62038-742,231100,000100,000
1992Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll24109,000-68037-962,245109,000209,000
1993Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll25120,000-6902922968,431109,000329,000
1994Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll2650,000-85644-957,101109,000379,000
* 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