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Matt WintersTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1978-1989 MLB Years: 1989-1989
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Played in Japan
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsOF-911, 1B-117, DH-3Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMatthew Littleton Winters
Height6-3Weight215BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 18,1960 [58.127]PlaceBuffalo,New York
High SchoolWilliamsville (Williamsville,NY)

DraftedSelected by the New York Yankees [Team Picks] in the 1st round (24th overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsAl Cuccinello
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1984-NYA-#10
MLB DebutMay 30,1989 [29.073]
OrganizationsNYA [9] KCA [3] CHA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID19840Retrosheet IDwintm001MLBAM ID124466
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed29Power86Contact49XBH83RBIs79Runs49Hitting63Durability79Team.560Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1978Oneonta YankeesNYPLA-nya-of1860203385371123612363611100.261.373.433.8068820242.307.172.345.36614.8814.881.000.83101.5037.74
1979Oneonta YankeesNYPLA-nya-of1962188405362103890564210400.282.442.495.9379318249.307.213.559.41822.4916.870.754.0218.8033.96
1979Fort Lauderdale YankeesFSLA+nya-of1934898142111010221710200.157.325.236.561214114.178.079.337.27819.3014.910.770.8889.0028.57
1979Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         962774867831148100785920600.242.405.412.81711422363.263.170.487.37421.4916.250.763.0325.1832.84
1980Greensboro HornetsSALAnya-1b20112363721161522092106586242300.320.416.537.95319537430.338.217.388.42413.4914.421.074.6518.1531.90
1981Greensboro HornetsSALAnya-of2112540485121232167674946661950.300.431.485.91619641514.317.185.426.41318.2912.840.703.1125.2533.88
1982Greensboro HornetsSALAnya-of22104326761062022093131186530450.325.503.5831.08619042451.351.258.613.47426.1614.410.554.4316.3039.62
1982Nashville SoundsSouAAnya-of22299922305241700292301200.303.454.515.9695111131.351.212.505.43022.1417.560.793.0524.7536.67
1982Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1334259813625424110131478831650.320.492.5671.05924153582.351.247.588.46425.2615.120.604.1217.7138.97
1983Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-of231334318912624329991211211330330.292.439.5641.00324356549.332.272.529.44020.4020.581.015.2814.8644.44
1984Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-of2413040757101174105411908023140.248.386.383.76915631503.286.135.356.35417.8915.900.891.9940.7030.69
1985Albany/Colonie YankeesEastAAnya-of25144771320260181000010.277.382.447.82921455.314.170.319.36714.5518.181.253.6423.5030.77
1985Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-of2545130194014131920262013120.308.424.500.9246518161.343.192.408.40616.1512.420.771.8643.3345.00
1985Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         59177265316152521343013130.299.413.486.8998622216.336.187.384.39615.7413.890.882.3135.4041.51
1986Albany/Colonie YankeesEastAAnya-of263711815205041620221500230.169.296.314.610379142.158.145.347.27415.4910.560.682.8229.5045.00
1986Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-of2633861425311910121100110.291.374.384.75833599.320.093.244.34112.1211.110.921.0186.0020.00
1986Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcha-of261434430013009800110.088.273.176.4496144.077.088.353.22220.4518.180.892.2734.0033.33
1986Totals for AAA-AAA         4712018283121210211900220.233.343.325.668396143.257.092.275.30414.6913.290.901.4060.0021.43
1986Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         8423833488162830433400450.202.319.319.6387615285.208.117.311.28915.0911.930.792.1139.6731.25
1987Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-of-1b27933436192172208855607110730.268.372.504.87617339411.278.236.411.37614.6017.271.184.8717.1542.39
1987Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-of275018230518093410173610420.280.338.473.8118617204.298.193.291.3468.3317.652.124.4120.2233.33
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         14352591143252291226577107201150.272.361.493.85425956615.285.221.370.36612.5217.401.394.7218.1039.16
1988Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-of28139488771342132591126710931740.275.361.484.84523649566.302.209.344.37411.8419.261.634.4219.5236.57
1989Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-of2975268336063135401385811480.224.318.414.73211122312.234.190.328.32212.1818.591.534.1720.6236.67
1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca17of29421071425602900142300113.234.320.346.666378122.277.112.243.30411.4818.851.641.6453.5032.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter421071425602900142300113.234.320.346.666378122.277.112.243.00011.4818.851.641.6453.5032.00
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter128942067471158195391908354327874842281356420.275.399.476.87520014245177.300.201.412.00016.8816.260.963.6722.1436.61
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter4801538246406721266272643043268715210.264.385.455.8407001501872.293.191.390.00016.2417.411.073.5323.3036.95
AA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter312109518228950755218881862284218110.264.368.473.8415181121305.282.209.379.00014.2517.471.234.2119.9138.75
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter34898142111010221710200.157.325.236.561214114.178.079.337.00019.3014.910.770.8889.0028.57
A Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter341109323334358656261181327019313316100.314.450.532.9825811201395.334.218.469.00019.3513.840.714.0119.5234.99
A- Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1223917810613131274102927821500.271.408.463.87118138491.307.192.448.00018.7415.890.852.4432.5835.85
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter421071425602900142300113.234.320.346.666378122.277.112.243.00011.4818.851.641.6453.5032.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624135496230835005489004412.234.320.346.66614331471.277.112.243.00011.4818.851.641.6453.5032.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16252994146255241055311010642750.275.399.476.87525153651.300.201.412.00016.8816.260.963.6722.1436.61

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Oneonta Yankees NYPLA-nya18OF59--796418985.9551.44------6098.384.3
1979Oneonta Yankees NYPLA-nya19OF55--592416561.9381.11------6288.780.9
1979Oneonta Yankees NYPLA-nya191B3--20--120201.0006.67------624.84.4
1979Fort Lauderdale Yankees FSLA+nya19OF23--2812-3129.9351.26------3467.616.1
1980Greensboro Hornets SALAnya201B15--109728118116.9837.73------11213.410.8
1981Greensboro Hornets SALAnya21OF80--1011051116111.9571.39------12564.056.7
1981Greensboro Hornets SALAnya211B2--8--1881.0004.00------1251.61.4
1982Greensboro Hornets SALAnya22OF98--15933-165162.9821.65------10494.269.5
1982Greensboro Hornets SALAnya221B1--4---441.0004.00------1041.00.7
1982Nashville Sounds SouAAnya22OF29--403-143431.0001.48------29100.020.1
1983Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya23OF92--75022-754752.9978.17------13369.265.7
1984Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya24OF64--822118584.9881.31------13049.246.0
1984Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya241B22--12412217138136.9866.18------13016.915.8
1985Albany/Colonie Yankees EastAAnya25OF14--19---19191.0001.36------14100.010.1
1985Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya25OF28--4511-4746.9791.64------4562.220.1
1986Albany/Colonie Yankees EastAAnya26OF37--6111-6362.9841.68------37100.026.6
1986Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya26OF27--562--58581.0002.15------3381.819.4
1986Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcha26OF13--231-124241.0001.85------1492.99.2
1987Memphis Chicks SouAAkca27OF67--125413130129.9921.93------9372.046.9
1987Memphis Chicks SouAAkca271B37--31324833345337.9779.11------9339.825.9
1987Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca27OF47--9073110097.9702.06------5094.033.6
1988Memphis Chicks SouAAkca28OF93--134241140136.9711.46------13966.965.0
1988Memphis Chicks SouAAkca281B37--31015328328325.9918.78------13926.625.9
1989Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca29OF54--10032-105103.9811.91------7572.037.0
1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29OF31--4513-4946.9391.48------4273.819.1
1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29DH3---------------427.11.9
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF31--4513-4946.9391.48------310.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH3---------------30.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF325--1146189311731164.9923.58------3250.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B22--12412217138136.9866.18------220.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF240--3791065395389.9851.62------2400.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B74--623391161673662.9848.95------740.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF23--2812-3129.9351.26------230.00.0
A Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF178--2601381281273.9721.53------1780.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B18--121729130128.9857.11------180.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF114--138882154146.9481.28------1140.00.0
A- Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B3--20--120201.0006.67------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Oneonta Yankees NYPLA-nya18---------59-
1979Oneonta Yankees NYPLA-nya19--3------55-
1979Fort Lauderdale Yankees FSLA+nya19---------23-
1980Greensboro Hornets SALAnya20--15--------
1981Greensboro Hornets SALAnya21--2------80-
1982Greensboro Hornets SALAnya22--1------98-
1982Nashville Sounds SouAAnya22---------29-
1983Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya23---------92-
1984Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya24--22------64-
1985Albany/Colonie Yankees EastAAnya25---------14-
1985Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya25---------28-
1986Albany/Colonie Yankees EastAAnya26---------37-
1986Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya26---------27-
1986Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcha26---------13-
1987Memphis Chicks SouAAkca27--37------67-
1987Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca27---------47-
1988Memphis Chicks SouAAkca28--37------93-
1989Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca29---------54-
1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29---------313

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1986Madison MuskiesMidwAMinoroak26Pitching Coach1408654.614--1Jim NettlesLost in Semi-Finals
1987New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya27Roving Pitching Instructor1628973.5499.04Lou Piniella
1988Auburn AstrosNYPLA-Minorhou28Pitching Coach754233.5605.53Frank Cacciatore
1989Auburn AstrosNYPLA-Minorhou29Pitching Coach773542.45518.56Reggie Waller
1991New Britain Red SoxEastAAMinorbos31Pitching Coach1404793.33640.08Gary Allenson
1992New Britain Red SoxEastAAMinorbos32Pitching Coach1405882.41423.08Jim Pankovits
1993Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAMinorbos33Pitching Coach1426082.42314.54Buddy Bailey
1994Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAMinorbos34Pitching Coach1427864.549--2Buddy BaileyLost in Semi-Finals
1995Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAMinorphi35Pitching Coach1427072.4933.04Mike Quade
1995Kane County CougarsMidwAMinorflo35Hitting Coach1386969.50018.53Lynn JonesLost in 1st Round
1996Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAMinorphi36Pitching Coach1427072.4938.03Butch Hobson,Ramon Aviles
1996Kane County CougarsMidwAMinorflo36Hitting Coach1536588.42522.55Lynn Jones
1997Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwAMinorana37Pitching Coach1386276.4499.03Mario MendozaLost in Semi-Finals
1997Kane County CougarsMidwAMinorflo37Hitting Coach1387068.5075.52Lynn JonesLost in Semi-Finals
1997Midland AngelsTexAAMinorana37Pitching Coach1396475.46020.03Mitch Seoane
1998Kane County CougarsMidwAMinorflo38Hitting Coach1406971.4934.54Juan Bustabad
1998Midland AngelsTexAAMinorana38Pitching Coach1406476.45711.04Don Long
1999Kane County CougarsMidwAMinorflo39Hitting Coach1377859.569--1Rick RenteriaLost in Semi-Finals
1999Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAMinorana39Pitching Coach1396574.46817.53Carney Lansford
2000Aberdeen ArsenalAtlIndIndy-40Pitching Coach1395683.40325.57None listed
2000Kane County CougarsMidwAMinorflo40Hitting Coach1397465.53213.50Russ Morman
2001Long Island DucksAtlIndIndy-41Pitching Coach1266264.49221.06Don McCormack
2001Kane County CougarsMidwAMinorflo41Hitting Coach1388850.638--1Russ MormanCo-League Champions (South Bend)
2002Allentown AmbassadorsNorthernIndIndy-42Pitching Coach902664.28936.55None listed
2003Nashua PrideAtlIndIndy-43Pitching Coach1267155.5632.02Butch HobsonLost in Finals (Somerset)
2003Hickory CrawdadsSALAMinorpit43Hitting Coach1368254.603--1Tony BeasleyLost in Semi-Finals
2004Nashua PrideAtlIndIndy-44Pitching Coach1266561.51611.50None listedLost in Semi-Finals
2005Lancaster BarnstormersAtlIndIndy-45Pitching Coach1406476.45716.04Tom Herr-
2005Altoona CurveEastAAMinorpit45Hitting Coach1427666.5358.02Tony BeasleyLost in Semi-Finals
2006Lancaster BarnstormersAtlIndIndy-46Pitching Coach1267551.595--1Tom HerrLeague Champions (Bridgeport)
2006NipponJap PacIntl-46Scout.000--None listed
2007Lancaster BarnstormersAtlIndIndy-47Manager1265769.45218.07 
2007Lancaster BarnstormersAtlIndIndy-47Pitching Coach1265769.45218.07Matt Winters,Frank Klebe
2008Lancaster BarnstormersAtlIndIndy-48Pitching Coach1406476.45710.04Von Hayes
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1989-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-02-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1986-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-02-13TradeTraded by White Sox with Eric Schmidt, Chris Alvarez and Ron Hassey to Yankees for Glen Braxton, Scott Bradley, Neil Allen and Cash. 
1985-12-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1985-11-12Released by Yankees. 
* 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
1989Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll2968,000-6082715429,80262,50068,000
* 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