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Matt LindstromTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2015 MLB Years: 2007-2014
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PositionsP-651Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMatthew James Lindstrom
Height6-5Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 11,1980 [38.162]PlaceRexburg,Idaho
High SchoolMadison (Rexburg,ID)
CollegeBrigham Young University-Idaho (Rexburg,ID)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 10th round (297th overall) of the 2002 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$55,000Signing ScoutsJim ReevesService Time8.000 (2014)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2005-NYN-#10
MLB DebutApril 4,2007 [27.053]
OrganizationsNYN [5] CHA [3] MIA [3] ARI [1] BAL [1] COL [1] HOU [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID21905Retrosheet IDlindm001MLBAM ID434637
Pitch Repertoire Sinker (39.89%) -- Slider (35.15%) -- Fastball (23.04%) -- Changeup (1.65%) -- Curveball (0.28%)
Fastball Velocity [2014] - 93.04 - [2013] - 95.02 - [2012] - 95.09 - [2011] - 96.16 - [2010] - 95.68
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts46Walks54Hittable37SO/BB52vsPower37Hitting0Durability58Team.494Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2002Kingsport MetsAppRknyn-ST22064.8412111001048.0564526621394101.5910.431.123.917.261.86.000-
2003Brooklyn CyclonesNYPLA-nyn29ST23733.4414140000065.0612825227526001.358.400.283.727.161.93.700-
2003Capital City BombersSALAnyn-ST23232.8612111000056.2462118233506301.397.310.325.247.941.52.400-
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0963.17262510000121.1107494346010212301.377.890.304.437.521.70.6003.26
2004Capital City BombersSALAnyn-ST24323.2113121000056.0472620310647001.027.550.481.6110.296.40.600-
2004St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn28ST24553.7314140100079.2834433520504001.299.380.562.265.652.50.500-
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0873.52272611000135.2130705383011411001.188.620.531.997.563.80.5332.80
2005Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn27S/R25255.403510250011073.090614411555811101.9811.051.356.757.121.05.286-
2006St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn-Rel26102.5011011005218.0147527161001.177.001.003.508.002.291.000-
2006Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-R/CL26243.763503500221140.2421917214543201.389.300.443.1011.953.86.333-
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--R/CL0343.374604600271358.2562622421704201.318.590.613.2210.743.33.4292.72
2007Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo22Rel27343.09710710011067.0662723221625001.308.870.272.828.332.95.4292.72
2008Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAflo-Rel28009.0030300204.05441140001.5011.252.252.259.004.00--
2008Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo22Rel28333.14660660027557.0572120126434001.458.950.164.086.751.65.5003.22
2009Jupiter HammerheadsFSLA+flo-Rel29000.0020200002.01000010000.504.50----4.500.00--
2009Jacksonville SunsSouAAflo-ST29019.0022000002.02221030001.009.004.50--13.500.00.000-
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0014.5042200004.03221040000.756.752.25--9.000.00.0004.35
2009Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo22R/CL29215.895405400321547.0543531524390101.6510.270.954.567.421.63.6674.34
2010Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou-ST30000.0011000001.0000001100--------9.000.00--
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou22R/CL30254.395805800412353.0682626520438001.6511.480.843.387.262.15.2863.81
2011Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-Rel310013.5020200002.04331040002.0018.004.50--18.000.00--
2011Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol27Rel31223.00630630016254.0522118314362021.228.670.502.336.002.57.5003.30
2012Gulf Coast OriolesGCLRkbal-ST32004.5022000002.02110020001.009.00----9.000.00--
2012Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal27S/R32003.8621100002.04310110002.1415.43--3.863.861.00--
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0004.1543100004.06420130001.6212.46--2.086.233.00-2.40
2012Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27Rel32102.7234034003036.0351411212301141.298.670.502.977.432.501.0003.48
2012Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari22Rel32002.5312012003010.2103302100001.128.44--1.698.445.00-1.78
2013Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27Rel33243.12760760012060.2642321223466011.439.490.303.416.822.00.3333.15
2014Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha41Rel340113.5050500104.29770330002.5717.36--5.795.791.00.000-
2014Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27Rel34225.03350350023634.0472319312183011.7412.440.793.184.761.50.5004.37
2015Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha33Rel35215.5618018004222.223161415172001.249.130.401.996.753.40.667-
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter17213.6846904690016851418.24531931722315432729281.449.690.493.297.002.12.4470.31
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter24314.1218378105104615477.24892872203719741945701.439.160.693.697.852.13.436-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter227.5628028007232.041302839282001.5011.070.812.437.563.11.500-
AA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter4104.83751461003311118.01388564147011715301.7410.411.065.288.821.67.286-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter653.43271413105299.2985138727675001.258.850.632.446.052.48.545-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter553.04252320000112.293473854311413301.217.430.403.439.112.65.500-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter733.4414140000065.0612825227526001.358.400.283.727.161.93.700-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter064.8314131001050.0584627621414101.5710.371.073.757.331.95.000-
Florida Marlins Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter883.881910191007020171.217783748711449101.449.280.423.727.552.03.500-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter463.8011101110035694.21114640535649021.5410.550.483.336.081.83.400-
Colorado Rockies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter223.00630630016254.0522118314362021.228.670.502.336.002.57.500-
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter254.395805800412353.0682626520438001.6511.480.843.387.262.15.286-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter102.7234034003036.0351411212301141.298.670.502.977.432.501.000-
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter002.5312012003010.2103302100001.128.44--1.698.445.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings9113.682450245008827220.023710190128117115141.449.690.493.297.002.12.4500.31
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings11144.1284364800217220.0224131101179019221301.439.160.693.697.852.13.440-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2005Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn27p25133000000000210000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.000.1830.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2006Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-26101000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2007Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo22p27671000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1431000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter234000000000210000.000.200.000.200005.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter234000000000210000.000.200.000.200005.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
Florida Marlins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter671000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1621000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162280000000001470000.000.200.000.2000035.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2002Kingsport Mets AppRknyn22P12--5103-1815.8331.25------12100.017.9
2003Brooklyn Cyclones NYPLA-nyn23P14--919713528.8002.00------14100.018.7
2003Capital City Bombers SALAnyn23P12--2176-2519.7601.58------12100.08.7
2004Capital City Bombers SALAnyn24P12--472-1311.8460.92------1392.38.8
2004St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn24P14--714312421.8751.50------14100.010.9
2005Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn25P35--37531510.6670.29------35100.024.6
2006St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn26P11--261-98.8890.73------11100.07.9
2006Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn26P35--37-210101.0000.29------35100.025.0
2007Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo27P71-6776121413.9290.180.19-----71100.043.8
2008Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo28P3---------------3100.02.1
2008Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo28P66-576111-1817.9440.260.30-----66100.041.0
2009Jupiter Hammerheads FSLA+flo29P2---1-1111.0000.50------2100.01.5
2009Jacksonville Suns SouAAflo29P2---------------2100.01.4
2009Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo29P54-47242-86.7500.110.13-----54100.033.3
2010Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou30P1--1---111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30P58-5366-312121.0000.210.23-----58100.035.8
2011Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol31P2--1---111.0000.50------2100.01.4
2011Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol31P63-54411111615.9380.240.28-----63100.038.9
2012Gulf Coast Orioles GCLRkbal32P2---------------2100.03.3
2012Bowie Baysox EastAAbal32P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.4
2012Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32P34-3624-1661.0000.180.175-100.0-34100.021.0
2012Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari32P12-101---111.0000.080.103-100.0-12100.07.4
2013Chicago White SoxALMLBcha33P76-6028-110101.0000.130.1710-100.0-76100.046.9
2014Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha34P5---------------5100.03.5
2014Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34P35-34141165.8330.140.154-100.0-35100.021.6
2015Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha35P18---3--331.0000.17------18100.012.5
MLB Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P469-4183154699185.9340.180.2022-100.0-4690.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P28--13--441.0000.14------280.00.0
AA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P75--715552722.8150.29------750.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P27--921423430.8821.11------270.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P24--6248-3830.7891.25------240.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P14--919713528.8002.00------140.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P14--5103-1815.8331.07------140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2002Kingsport Mets AppRknyn2212----------
2003Brooklyn Cyclones NYPLA-nyn2314----------
2003Capital City Bombers SALAnyn2312----------
2004Capital City Bombers SALAnyn2412----------
2004St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn2414----------
2005Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn2535----------
2006St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn2611----------
2006Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn2635----------
2007Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo2771----------
2008Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo283----------
2008Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo2866----------
2009Jupiter Hammerheads FSLA+flo292----------
2009Jacksonville Suns SouAAflo292----------
2009Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo2954----------
2010Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou301----------
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3058----------
2011Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol312----------
2011Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol3163----------
2012Gulf Coast Orioles GCLRkbal322----------
2012Bowie Baysox EastAAbal322----------
2012Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3234----------
2012Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari3212----------
2013Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3376----------
2014Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha345----------
2014Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3435----------
2015Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha3518----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2004Peoria SaguarosArizona Fall LgMinor24214.20909000015.012771109001.477.200.606.005.400.904.20.667
2005Surprise RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor250012.0050500006.013118274003.3319.503.0010.506.000.5716.50.000
2007Florida MarlinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27100.6312012004214.11341056001.288.160.003.143.771.202.511.000
2008Florida MarlinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28217.0090900209.014107047102.0014.000.004.007.001.7510.00.667
2009Florida MarlinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29000.0000000001.0100000001.009.000.000.000.0000.00.000
2010Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB30000.8410010000010.28110410001.186.750.003.378.442.500.84.000
2011Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB31103.721001000109.2874149401.307.450.933.728.382.256.521.000
2012Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB32003.0060600106.0432024001.006.000.003.006.002.004.50.000
2013Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB33005.1480800107.0484165001.435.141.297.716.430.8310.29.000
2014Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB34003.0030300003.0311002001.009.000.000.006.0003.00.000
2015Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB350111.1260600105.2977145302.5014.291.596.357.941.2511.12.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs216.4314014000021.025181531713002.0010.711.297.295.570.767.71.667
MLB Spring Training Totals - 9 yrs423.66640640010266.364412732948801.408.680.413.936.511.665.56.667

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2015-07-11RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by White Sox35.151  
2015-05-19RPChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list35.098Team Roster on 2015-05-19
2015-04-16RPChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured35.065Team Roster on 2015-04-16
2015-04-09RPChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract35.058Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2015-03-29RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Angels35.047  
2015-02-18RPLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract35.007Team Roster on 2015-02-18
2014-10-31RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency34.263  
2014-08-12RPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL34.183Team Roster on 2014-08-12
2014-08-07RPChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Charlotte (AAA) for rehab34.178Team Roster on 2014-08-07
2014-05-20RPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Peroneal tendon subluxation, left ankle34.099Team Roster on 2014-05-20
2013-10-31RPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveContractWhite Sox exercised option for 201433.263Team Roster on 2013-10-31
2013-01-25RPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)-ActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($2.8m) club option for 201432.349Team Roster on 2013-01-25
2012-11-01PFree Agent -Free Agent--Option declined, declared a free agent32.264  
2012-08-26RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Orioles to Diamondbacks for Joe Saunders32.197Team Roster on 2012-08-26
2012-06-27RPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL32.137Team Roster on 2012-06-27
2012-06-22PBaltimore OriolesBowie (AA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Bowie (AA)32.132Team Roster on 2012-06-22
2012-06-18PBaltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to GCL Orioles (Rk) for rehab32.128Team Roster on 2012-06-18
2012-05-11PBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained ligament in finger32.090Team Roster on 2012-05-11
2012-05-04PBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActive--32.083Team Roster on 2012-05-04
2011-01-17RPColorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 2-year contract for 2011-2012 ($6.6m) [Avoided arbitration] 2.8--3.6 Club option for 2013 @ $4m30.341Team Roster on 2011-01-17
2011-01-17RPColorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 2-year contract for 2011-2012 ($6.6m) [Avoided arbitration] 2.8--3.6 Club option for 2013 @ $4m30.341Team Roster on 2011-01-17
2010-01-19RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($1.625m) [Avoided arbitration]29.343Team Roster on 2010-01-19
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-02-06TradeTraded by Rockies with Jason Hammel to Orioles for Jeremy Guthrie 
2011-08-26InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-08-10InjuredDisabled -- Nerve injury in right arm 
2010-12-23TradeTraded by Astros to Rockies for Wes Musick and Jonnathan Aristil 
2010-09-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-08-19InjuredDisabled -- Back Problems 
2009-12-09TradeTraded by Marlins to Astros for Luis Bryan and Robert Bono 
2009-08-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-06-24InjuredDisabled -- Right elbow inflammation 
2008-03-02ContractSigned by Marlins (1-year) 
2006-11-20TradeTraded by Mets with Henry Owens to Marlins for Jason Vargas and Adam Bostick. 
2002-06-14Contractsigned 
* 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
2002New York Mets-2255,000-------55,000Signing Bonus out of 2002 Draft (10th round - 297th overall)
2007Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll27380,000-73740-2,459,737380,000435,000
2008Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll28395,000-68319242,696,252390,000830,000
2009Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll29410,000-64019202,746,792400,0001,240,000
2010Houston AstrosTeam Payroll301,625,000-35612612,812,412400,0002,865,0002010-01-19 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($1.625m) [Avoided arbitration]
2011Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll312,800,000-2791369++2,722,607414,0005,665,0002011-01-17 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2011-2012 ($6.6m) [Avoided arbitration] 2.8--3.6 Club option for 2013 @ $4m
2011-01-17 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2011-2012 ($6.6m) [Avoided arbitration] 2.8--3.6 Club option for 2013 @ $4m
2012Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll323,600,000-2501073++2,954,887480,0009,265,000
2012Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll323,600,000-2501073++2,954,887480,0009,265,000
2013Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll332,300,000-33413643,023,990490,00011,565,0002013-01-25 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($2.8m) club option for 2014
2014Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll344,000,0008259772++3,256,497500,00015,565,0002013-10-31 - White Sox exercised option for 2014
* 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