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Matt YoungTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1977-1993 MLB Years: 1983-1993
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Rated Prospect

PositionsP-411Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMatthew John Young
Height6-3Weight205BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateAugust 9,1958 [59.348]PlacePasadena,California
High SchoolSt. Francis (La Canada,CA)
CollegeUCLA (Los Angeles,CA), Pasadena City College (Pasadena,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Seattle Mariners [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (32nd overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (49th overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-SEA-#3
MLB DebutApril 6,1983 [24.240]
OrganizationsSEA [8] BOS [2] CLE [1] LAN [1] OAK [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID20029Retrosheet IDyounm001MLBAM ID124707
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (LHP) in 1983
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts72Walks32Hittable51SO/BB48vsPower51Hitting0Durability61Team.499Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1980UCLACollegeNCAASrST21952.82181806100115.0895136077830001.446.97--6.036.501.08.643-
1980Bellingham MarinersNwstA-sea-ST21454.9312120310073.0734640362533001.859.000.377.646.530.85.444-
1981Lynn SailorsEastAAsea-ST22394.0014140300081.0804736438576001.468.890.444.226.331.50.250-
1982Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAsea-ST2312104.65292638411176.019211391107511822001.529.820.513.846.031.57.545-
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea40ST2411153.27333215200203.2178867417791304271.267.870.753.495.741.65.4233.83
1984Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAsea-ST25601.51660000041.23297020374001.256.91--4.327.991.851.000-
1984Seattle MarinersALMLBsea40ST25685.72222201000113.014181721157733111.7511.200.874.535.801.28.4294.28
1985Seattle MarinersALMLBsea40ST2612194.91373525221218.024213511923761366271.469.980.953.135.611.79.3873.95
1986Seattle MarinersALMLBsea40R/CL27863.8265560103213103.21085044946827181.499.380.783.997.121.78.5713.88
1987Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan36R/CL28584.474704700311154.0623027317423001.4510.270.502.826.962.47.3852.98
1989Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-ST30000.75330000012.091106131001.256.75--4.509.752.17--
1989Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-ST30112.45220000011.08430560001.186.55--4.094.911.20.500-
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0111.57550000023.01754011191001.226.65--4.307.431.73.500-
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak20Rel30146.7526422001037.0423128231275001.9610.130.487.476.510.87.2004.50
1990Seattle MarinersALMLBsea1,30ST318183.51343317100225.0198106881510717616061.357.910.604.277.031.64.3083.62
1991Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-ST32104.5022000008.08440670001.759.00--6.757.881.171.000-
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30S/R32375.1819163001088.2925551453695021.649.340.415.387.001.30.3003.75
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30S/R33044.5828820104070.2694236742572031.578.790.895.357.261.36.0004.37
1993Charlotte KnightsILAAAcle-S/R34512.371082101049.0331513219550001.056.020.363.4710.032.89.833-
1993Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle40S/R34165.2122814002074.0754543857655131.789.080.976.907.871.14.1435.06
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter55954.4033316317020573251186.2120766158299565857567371.499.130.754.276.481.52.3671.16
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter32263.887873515521451.14352391951923134636001.478.660.384.606.891.50.552-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter25123.71494459421285.12731451181212522326001.398.590.383.937.021.78.676-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter394.0014140300081.0804736438576001.468.890.444.226.331.50.250-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.75330000012.091106131001.256.75--4.509.752.17--
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter454.9312120310073.0734640362533001.859.000.377.646.530.85.444-
NCAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter952.82181806100115.0895136077830001.446.97--6.036.501.08.643-
Seattle Mariners Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter45664.13191127641953414862.086745839775365597366291.439.030.783.806.221.64.405-
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter584.474704700311154.0623027317423001.4510.270.502.826.962.47.385-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter3114.914724231050158.0161978711951267051.619.090.625.377.121.33.214-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter146.7526422001037.0423128231275001.9610.130.487.476.510.87.200-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter165.2122814002074.0754543857655131.789.080.976.907.871.14.143-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings10184.4062303241135220.02231221081810415810171.499.130.754.276.481.52.3571.16
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings16133.88383627210220.021211695911216818001.478.660.384.606.891.50.552-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1987Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan36p28473000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter473000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16210000000000700000.000.000.000.0000010.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1980Bellingham Mariners NwstA-sea21P12--713332320.8701.67------12100.017.1
1981Lynn Sailors EastAAsea22P14--525233230.9382.14------14100.010.1
1982Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea23P29--9309-4839.8131.34------29100.020.3
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24P33-2039393-5148.9411.450.24-----33100.020.4
1984Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea25P6---71-87.8751.17------6100.04.3
1984Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25P22-113321232624.9231.090.21-----22100.013.6
1985Seattle MarinersALMLBsea26P37-218624113130.9680.810.14-----37100.022.8
1986Seattle MarinersALMLBsea27P65-103494-1713.7650.200.13-----65100.040.1
1987Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan28P47-54312-64.6670.090.07-----47100.029.0
1989Modesto A's CalifA+oak30P3--12--331.0001.00------3100.02.1
1989Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak30P2--11--221.0001.00------2100.01.4
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30P26-3736--991.0000.350.24-----26100.016.0
1990Seattle MarinersALMLBsea31P34-2251231915243.8271.260.19-----34100.021.0
1991Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos32P2--12--331.0001.50------2100.01.4
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32P19-88410111514.9330.740.16-----19100.011.7
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33P28-70286-1610.6250.360.14-----28100.017.3
1993Charlotte Knights ILAAAcle34P10--47111211.9171.10------10100.07.1
1993Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34P22-744101-1514.9330.640.19-----22100.013.6
MLB Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P333-118550159296238209.8780.630.18-----3330.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P49--15471117362.8491.27------490.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P14--525233230.9382.14------140.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P3--12--331.0001.00------30.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P12--713332320.8701.67------120.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1980Bellingham Mariners NwstA-sea2112----------
1981Lynn Sailors EastAAsea2214----------
1982Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea2329----------
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2433----------
1984Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea256----------
1984Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2522----------
1985Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2637----------
1986Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2765----------
1987Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2847----------
1989Modesto A's CalifA+oak303----------
1989Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak302----------
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3026----------
1990Seattle MarinersALMLBsea3134----------
1991Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos322----------
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3219----------
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3328----------
1993Charlotte Knights ILAAAcle3410----------
1993Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3422----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1989Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB30000.001000.10020020.000.000.0054.000.000.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0010100000.3000020006.000.000.0054.000.000.000.00.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1993-09-08Released by Blue Jays. 
1993-08-12ContractSigned as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
1993-08-09Released by Indians. 
1993-04-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1993-03-30Released by Red Sox. 
1990-12-04ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1990-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-12-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mariners. 
1989-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-01-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1988-11-21Released by Athletics. 
1987-12-11TradeTraded by Dodgers with Bob Welch and Jack Savage to Athletics for Jay Howell, Alfredo Griffin and Jesse Orosco. 
1986-12-10TradeTraded by Mariners to Dodgers for Mike Watters and Dennis Powell. 
* 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
1985Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll26159,000-4341328370,78060,000159,000
1986Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll27205,000-4031343386,34760,000364,000
1987Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll28350,000-2551564++344,90660,000714,000
1989Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll30425,000-2811865429,80262,5001,139,000
1990Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll31587,000-271762++515,727100,0001,726,000
1991Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll322,266,667-79989++742,231100,0003,992,667
1992Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll332,266,667-1351184++962,245109,0006,259,334
1993Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll34109,000-75748-968,431109,0006,368,334
* 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