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Kevin WittTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1994-2007 MLB Years: 1998-2006
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Played in Japan
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

Positions1B-730, SS-293, OF-155, 3B-108, DH-56, LF-13, P-2Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKevin Joseph Witt
Height6-4Weight210BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 5,1976 [42.165]PlaceHigh Point,North Carolina
High SchoolBishop Kenny (Jacksonville,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Toronto Blue Jays [Team Picks] in the 1st round (28th overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$470,000Signing ScoutsChris Buckley
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1996-MLB-#10 ... 1997-TOR-#6 ... 1998-MLB-#99 ... 1999-TOR-#4 ... 2000-TOR-#9
MLB DebutSeptember 15,1998 [22.254]
OrganizationsTOR [7] CIN [1] DET [1] SDN [1] SLN [1] TBA [1] Awards6
TBC Player ID223Retrosheet IDwittk001MLBAM ID136901
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed26Power84Contact25XBH79RBIs77Runs64Hitting55Durability62Team.477Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1994Medicine Hat Blue JaysPioRktor-ss1860243376210473641155211103.255.300.416.71610121261.297.161.235.3125.7519.923.472.6834.7133.87
1995Hagerstown SunsSALAtor-ss19119479581113511450152814843025.232.280.397.67719050514.306.165.215.2965.4528.795.292.7234.2145.05
1996Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-ss2012444663121186137094399662539.271.335.426.76119037498.316.155.253.3327.8319.282.462.6134.3130.58
1997Knoxville SmokiesSouAAtor-1b-3b211275017614527430911044109312713.289.349.539.88827061551.316.250.339.3787.9919.782.485.4416.7042.07
1998Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor-1b22126455711242032367335312471565.273.354.481.83521946521.323.208.325.36010.1723.802.344.4119.7837.10
1998Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor61b2257010000000300000.143.143.143.286107.250.000.000.1280.0042.860.000.000.000.00
1999Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor-1b-of2311442172117243247100641093221011.278.376.520.89621951492.321.242.394.38013.0122.151.704.8817.5443.59
1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor6dh231534371015002901000.206.250.324.57411237.250.118.176.2555.4124.324.502.7034.0028.57
2000Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor211b24135489581212452672114513241069.247.316.476.79223355539.287.229.321.3368.3524.492.934.8218.8145.45
2001Portland BeaversPCLAAAsdn-1b251294566613228527871122127306013.289.322.550.87225160487.341.261.309.3654.5226.085.775.5416.8945.45
2001San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn181b251427550025002700100.185.233.407.64011230.158.222.296.2686.6723.333.506.6713.5040.00
2002Louisville BatsILAAAcin-1b-of2613150977134321241070134140605518.263.314.472.78624057554.314.209.273.3356.1425.274.124.3321.2142.54
2003Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet121b-3b2739133224210092800163610112.316.391.594.9857919151.371.278.398.41510.6023.842.255.9614.7845.24
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet21dh-1b2793270257190102611156810305.263.301.407.70811019289.313.144.200.3085.1923.534.533.4627.0026.76
2004Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln331b-3b2813147781146301361072028112802112.306.353.600.95328667515.332.294.356.4005.4421.754.006.9913.2545.89
2006Durham BullsILAAAtba441b301284858214129136990050132403814.291.360.577.93728066542.328.286.390.3899.2324.352.646.6413.4746.81
2006Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba24dh3019615920250002100001.148.148.279.42717461.184.131.131.1780.0034.430.003.2830.5044.44
2007Tohoku Rakuten Golden EagJap PacIntl--314011512200161500144210114.174.267.348.615407131.206.174.296.27110.6932.063.004.5819.1735.00
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter14639938931201541111910811406.233.267.376.64315027424.279.143.190.0004.4825.475.683.5426.6029.03
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter136350947631396287342698852216438131750113249114.274.336.502.83825585905625.318.228.315.0007.7923.413.014.7818.9442.26
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter93334255299571971920563876312912364243784.279.344.528.87218074213801.322.249.340.0008.2123.992.925.3916.7143.99
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1275017614527430911044109312713.289.349.539.88827061551.316.250.339.0007.9919.782.485.4416.7042.07
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12444663121186137094399662539.271.335.426.76119037498.316.155.253.0007.8319.282.462.6134.3130.58
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter119479581113511450152814843025.232.280.397.67719050514.306.165.215.0005.4528.795.292.7234.2145.05
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter60243376210473641155211103.255.300.416.71610121261.297.161.235.0005.7519.923.472.6834.7133.87
Intl Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4011512200161500144210114.174.267.348.615407131.206.174.296.00010.6932.063.004.5819.1735.00
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter93270257190102611156810305.263.301.407.70811019289.313.144.200.0005.1923.534.533.4627.0026.76
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter19615920250002100001.148.148.279.42717461.184.131.131.0000.0034.430.003.2830.5044.44
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter20413810150021201000.195.233.293.52612244.250.098.146.0004.5527.276.002.2741.0025.00
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1427550025002700100.185.233.407.64011230.158.222.296.0006.6723.333.506.6713.5040.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162443421031301745112112011407.233.267.376.64316630470.279.143.190.0004.4825.475.683.5426.6029.03
Average Minor - Per 162 games16260591166344321053252157614614.274.336.502.83830470669.318.228.315.0007.7923.413.014.7818.9442.26

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2001Portland BeaversPCLAAAsdn-Rel250013.5020200201.04321100003.7527.006.756.75--0.00--
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0013.5020200201.04321100003.7527.006.756.75--0.00--
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0013.5020200201.04321100003.7527.006.756.75--0.00--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings0013.503300330003300220.066049533016516500003.7527.006.756.75--0.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1994Medicine Hat Blue Jays PioRktor18SS57--991672530291266.9144.67------6095.079.2
1995Hagerstown Suns SALAtor19SS117--2033384861589541.9194.62------11998.383.0
1996Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor20SS119--1613694876578530.9174.45------12496.086.9
1997Knoxville Smokies SouAAtor211B66--52960543594589.9928.92------12752.047.8
1997Knoxville Smokies SouAAtor213B34--19581098777.8852.26------12726.824.6
1997Knoxville Smokies SouAAtor21OF4--5---551.0001.25------1273.12.9
1998Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor221B102--94168410510131009.9969.89------12681.071.8
1998Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor22OF18--32---32321.0001.78------12614.312.7
1998Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor221B1--51--661.0006.00------520.00.6
1999Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor231B66--50051332554551.9958.35------11457.945.8
1999Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor23OF50--7941-8483.9881.66------11443.934.7
1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor23DH10---------------1566.76.2
2000Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor241B109--931541485999985.9869.04------13580.777.9
2000Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor24OF6--13---13131.0002.17------1354.44.3
2001Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn251B79--65141956701692.9878.76------12961.254.9
2001Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn25OF38--5133-5754.9471.42------12929.526.4
2001Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn25P2---------------1291.61.4
2001Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn253B1---1--111.0001.00------1290.80.7
2001San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn251B9-59693-472721.0008.001.22-----1464.35.6
2002Louisville Bats ILAAAcin261B69--51849860575567.9868.22------13152.747.9
2002Louisville Bats ILAAAcin26OF39--6061-6766.9851.69------13129.827.1
2002Louisville Bats ILAAAcin263B12--524-129291.0002.42------1319.28.3
2003Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet271B24--2269427239235.9839.79------3961.516.8
2003Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet273B13--323533126.8392.00------3933.39.1
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet27DH36---------------9338.722.2
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet271B272622021420-312342341.0008.671.06-----9329.016.7
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet27LF1397720---20201.0001.540.26-----9314.08.0
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet273B5-1714--551.0001.000.29-----935.43.1
2004Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln281B85--62343473670666.9947.84------13164.959.0
2004Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln283B43--1849877567.8931.56------13132.829.9
2006Durham Bulls ILAAAtba301B88--71754984780771.9888.76------12868.862.0
2006Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba30DH1010--------------1952.66.2
2006Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba301B5537281213129.9355.800.78-----1926.33.1
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH5610--------------560.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B423131631625236343341.9948.121.08-----420.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF1397720---20201.0001.540.26-----130.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B5-1714--551.0001.000.29-----50.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 8 season(s)-   1B622--51073695552255315476.9908.80------6220.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF151--235135-253248.9801.64------1510.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B69--26971311136123.9041.78------690.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2---------------20.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B66--52960543594589.9928.92------660.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B34--19581098777.8852.26------340.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF4--5---551.0001.25------40.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS119--1613694876578530.9174.45------1190.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS117--2033384861589541.9194.62------1170.00.0
Rk Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS57--991672530291266.9144.67------570.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1994Medicine Hat Blue Jays PioRktor18----57------
1995Hagerstown Suns SALAtor19----117------
1996Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor20----119------
1997Knoxville Smokies SouAAtor21--66--34---4-
1998Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor22--102------18-
1998Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor22--1--------
1999Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor23--66------50-
1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor23----------10
2000Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor24--109------6-
2001Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn252-79--1---38-
2001San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25--9--------
2002Louisville Bats ILAAAcin26--69--12---39-
2003Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet27--24--13-----
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet27--27--513---36
2004Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln28--85--43-----
2006Durham Bulls ILAAAtba30--88--------
2006Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba30--5-------10

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999Peoria JavelinasArizona Fall LgMinor233512519305051300143600000.240.317.400.7175010139.298.160.27210.0725.902.573.6025.0033.33
2006Tampa Bay Devil RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB3076000001001400101.000.125.000.125008.000.000.16712.5050.004.000.000.000.00
2008Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB3226010001000200000.167.167.167.334106.250.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs3512519305051300143600000.240.317.400.7175010139.298.160.27210.0725.902.573.6025.0033.33
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs912010002001600101.083.143.083.2261014.143.000.0837.1442.866.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2017New Orleans Baby CakesPCLAAAMinormia41Hitting Coach1385583.39934.54Arnold Beyeler
2018Jacksonville Jumbo ShrimpSouAAMinormia42Hitting Coach000.000--0Randy Ready
* 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 [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1994High School All-American - 1st Team (IF)1
1997Southern League All-Star (UT)1
2002International League All-Star Team (DH)1
2006International League All-Star Team (1B) ... International League Most Valuable Player ... Triple A All-Star Team (DH)3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2006-10-16Released by Devil Rays 
2006-01-11ContractSigned by Devil Rays (minor) 
2004-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-11-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
2003-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-02-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
2002-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2001-11-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
2001-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2000-12-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Padres. 
2000-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* 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
1994Toronto Blue Jays-18470,000-------470,000Signing Bonus out of 1994 Draft (1st round - 28th overall)
1998Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll22170,000-81232-1,276,192170,000640,000
1999Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll23200,000-80735-1,454,491200,000840,000
2001San Diego PadresTeam Payroll25200,000-77133-1,897,758200,0001,040,000
2003Detroit TigersTeam Payroll27300,000-70323-2,163,527300,0001,340,000
2006Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll30327,000-74230-2,365,072327,0001,667,000
* 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