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Wes BankstonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 2002-2014 MLB Years: 2008-2008
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

Positions1B-442, OF-166, 3B-80, LF-32, RF-10, DH-4Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWesley Wade Bankston
Height6-4Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 23,1983 [35.090]PlaceDallas,Texas
High SchoolPlano East (Plano,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Tampa Bay Rays [Team Picks] in the 4th round (104th overall) of the 2002 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$375,000Signing ScoutsMilt HillService Time0.004 (2007)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2003-TBA-#6 ... 2004-TBA-#7 ... 2005-TBA-#10 ... 2006-TBA-#7
MLB DebutJuly 2,2008 [24.222]
OrganizationsTBA [6] CIN [1] OAK [1] TEX [1] Awards4
TBC Player ID20222Retrosheet IDbankw002MLBAM ID457821
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed32Power79Contact50XBH75RBIs81Runs48Hitting65Durability71Team.503Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2002Princeton Devil RaysAppRktba18of18622464874101185721184610413.301.346.569.91514029269.301.268.346.3866.6917.102.566.6913.6739.19
2002Hudson Valley RenegadesNYPLA-tba-of188332101001100600100.303.294.333.62711134.357.030.061.2730.0017.650.000.000.0010.00
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         702795084111185831185210513.301.340.541.88115130303.308.240.312.3735.9417.162.895.9415.5035.71
2003Charleston (sc) RiverDogsSALAtba18of1910337546961811260235394206311.256.346.405.75115231436.305.149.288.33012.1621.561.772.7531.2532.29
2004Charleston (sc) RiverDogsSALAtba-1b201274708213630323101907310460285.289.390.513.90324156551.328.224.398.38513.2518.871.424.1720.4341.18
2005Visalia OaksCalifA+tba-1b21176215244132302151710011.387.513.6291.14239878.500.242.452.48619.2321.791.133.8520.6733.33
2005Montgomery BiscuitsSouAAtba161b21823014288172124733306440238.292.362.482.84414531337.335.190.289.3638.9018.992.133.5625.0835.23
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         9936357112213157035458150249.309.390.507.89718439415.361.198.317.38610.8419.521.803.6124.2034.82
2006Montgomery BiscuitsSouAAtba163b224516720447141941123730105.263.322.389.7116512183.315.126.216.3136.5620.223.082.1941.7527.27
2006Durham BullsILAAAtba291b2252195225813052901104010112.297.333.441.7748618207.351.144.190.3334.8319.324.002.4239.0031.03
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         973624210220194842227740217.282.328.417.74515130390.335.135.202.3245.6419.743.502.3140.2229.41
2007Durham BullsILAAAtba151b2310439046932311559202588209110.238.282.418.70016339426.264.180.249.3005.8720.663.523.5226.0041.94
2008Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak181b249737556105191207302217170228.280.328.496.82418640405.297.216.267.3545.1917.533.384.9418.7538.10
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak451b24175941230140021510100.203.238.305.54318463.250.102.136.2403.1723.817.501.5959.0033.33
2009Louisville BatsILAAAcin183b-1b2512245757122263177521308821329.267.313.449.76220546493.296.182.249.3296.0917.852.933.4526.8837.70
2010Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex14,251b-lf26552202148170327201544212013.218.272.336.6087420240.257.118.195.2716.2518.332.931.2573.3341.67
2010Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAtex7lf26726382025002410002.308.379.615.99416429.300.307.385.4286.9013.792.006.9013.0050.00
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         622462456190532201748312015.228.284.366.6509024269.262.138.215.2886.3217.842.821.8649.2042.86
2011Bridgeport BluefishAtlInd-1827114450601343902595422777004012.298.335.551.88624864481.310.253.318.3805.6116.012.855.2018.0047.76
2012Campeche PiratasMexAAA--2810839159113220207404416570223.289.365.499.86419542441.302.210.304.3739.3014.741.594.5419.5537.17
2013Oaxaca GuerrerosMexAAA-29401514056100154301193130115.371.448.7351.18311125174.387.364.483.49910.9217.821.638.6210.0744.64
2013Campeche PiratasMexAAA-2966242326924064810374240346.285.385.459.84411130286.320.174.331.36712.9414.691.142.1040.3343.48
2013Totals for Mex-Mex         106393721253402191115673704511.318.409.565.97422255460.343.247.389.41712.1715.871.304.5718.7144.00
2014Oaxaca GuerrerosMexAAA-30269610287011100132110001.292.382.396.778388110.365.104.240.35111.8219.091.620.9196.0028.57
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter175941230140021510100.203.238.305.54318463.250.102.136.0003.1723.817.501.5959.0033.33
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter112141976011172250141767522819414862472392992.279.348.471.81919784404699.311.192.293.0008.8118.342.083.7523.8537.54
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter6222323325652146510141759198450281211346.281.342.478.82011112522571.307.197.281.0007.7017.502.273.9323.0038.65
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1826888318041319939457145915326.262.324.413.73728463760.304.151.241.0007.5019.082.542.5036.2135.00
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter176215244132302151710011.387.513.6291.14239878.500.242.452.00019.2321.791.133.8520.6733.33
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter230845128232484351611131261988081116.275.371.465.83639387987.318.190.349.00012.7720.061.573.5524.1437.50
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8332101001100600100.303.294.333.62711134.357.030.061.0000.0017.650.000.000.0010.00
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter622464874101185721184610413.301.346.569.91514029269.301.268.346.0006.6917.102.566.6913.6739.19
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter114450601343902595422777004012.298.335.551.88624864481.310.253.318.0005.6116.012.855.2018.0047.76
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter175941230140021510100.203.238.305.54318463.250.102.136.0003.1723.817.501.5959.0033.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games16256238114290103800191431001000.203.238.305.54317238600.250.102.136.0003.1723.817.501.5959.0033.33
Average Minor - Per 162 games16260787169362251094360125706413.279.348.471.81928664679.311.192.293.0008.8118.342.083.7523.8537.54

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2002Princeton Devil Rays AppRktba18OF58--106663118112.9491.93------6293.585.3
2002Hudson Valley Renegades NYPLA-tba18OF8--1531-1918.9472.25------8100.010.7
2003Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtba19OF88--16334-170166.9761.89------10385.463.3
2003Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtba191B5--412--43431.0008.60------1034.93.6
2004Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtba201B95--74557566807802.9948.44------12774.868.3
2004Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtba20OF10--7---771.0000.70------1277.97.2
2005Visalia Oaks CalifA+tba211B15--13712-101491491.0009.93------1788.210.7
2005Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba211B68--60232651640634.9919.32------8282.949.6
2005Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba21OF2--1---111.0000.50------822.41.5
2006Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba223B30--14471737861.7822.03------4566.721.6
2006Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba221B4--343133837.9749.25------458.92.9
2006Durham Bulls ILAAAtba221B47--35625922390381.9778.11------5290.433.1
2007Durham Bulls ILAAAtba231B78--67745975731722.9889.26------10475.054.5
2008Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak241B54--46134354498495.9949.17------9755.737.5
2008Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak243B8--611312017.8502.13------978.25.6
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak241B13121081046110111110.9918.461.02-----1776.58.1
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24DH4---------------1723.52.5
2009Louisville Bats ILAAAcin253B42--24581569782.8451.95------12234.429.6
2009Louisville Bats ILAAAcin251B40--33221332356353.9928.83------12232.828.2
2009Louisville Bats ILAAAcin25LF9--20---20201.0002.22------1227.46.3
2009Louisville Bats ILAAAcin25RF8--13---13131.0001.63------1226.65.6
2010Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex261B23--20018-202182181.0009.48------5541.816.5
2010Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex26LF18--323-135351.0001.94------5532.712.9
2010Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAtex26LF5--12---12121.0002.40------771.43.5
2010Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAtex26RF2--4---441.0002.00------728.61.4
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B13121081046110111110.9918.461.02-----130.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH4---------------40.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B219--18261252418319751951.9888.91------2190.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B50--306918711799.8461.98------500.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF14--32---32321.0002.29------140.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF10--17---17171.0001.70------100.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B95--83653774896889.9929.36------950.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B30--14471737861.7822.03------300.00.0
AA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF18--323-135351.0001.94------180.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF2--1---111.0000.50------20.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B15--13712-101491491.0009.93------150.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B100--78659566850845.9948.45------1000.00.0
A Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF98--17034-177173.9771.77------980.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF8--1531-1918.9472.25------80.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF58--106663118112.9491.93------580.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2002Princeton Devil Rays AppRktba18---------58-
2002Hudson Valley Renegades NYPLA-tba18---------8-
2003Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtba19--5------88-
2004Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtba20--95------10-
2005Visalia Oaks CalifA+tba21--15--------
2005Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba21--68------2-
2006Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba22--4--30-----
2006Durham Bulls ILAAAtba22--47--------
2007Durham Bulls ILAAAtba23--78--------
2008Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak24--54--8-----
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24--13-------4
2009Louisville Bats ILAAAcin25--40--429-8--
2010Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex26--23---18----
2010Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAtex26------5-2--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2005Phoenix Desert DogsArizona Fall LgMinor2120711020702140131500000.282.311.465.77633974.333.183.2114.0520.275.002.7035.5045.00
2006Phoenix Desert DogsArizona Fall LgMinor22312110002001300000.083.154.083.2371013.111.000.0837.6923.083.000.000.000.00
2007Tampa Bay Devil RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB2388110000001300000.125.222.125.347109.200.000.12511.1133.333.000.000.000.00
2008Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB241011352006000200100.455.417.6361.0537212.500.181.1820.0016.670.000.000.0040.00
2009Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB251321230000004610000.143.308.143.4513026.200.000.19015.3823.081.500.000.000.00
2010Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2645030000000200000.600.600.6001.2003051.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs23831121702160141800000.253.287.410.69734987.302.157.1934.6020.694.502.3041.5042.86
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs354561220060051310100.267.346.311.65714252.364.044.1569.6225.002.600.000.0016.67

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2002Appalachian League All-Star (OF) ... Appalachian League Player of the Year ... Rookie League All-Star (OF)3
2011Atlantic League All-Star (DH)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2007-11-28Claimed off waivers by Athletics from Royals 
2007-09-21Claimed off waivers by Royals from Devil Rays 
2002-06-17Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 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
2002Tampa Bay Rays-18375,000-------375,000Signing Bonus out of 2002 Draft (4th round - 104th overall)
2008Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll24390,000-75331-2,696,252390,000765,000
* 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