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Preston WilsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1993-2009 MLB Years: 1998-2007
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Drafted
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
World Series Champion

PositionsCF-875, OF-367, 3B-201, LF-142, RF-59Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NamePreston James David Wilson
Height6-2Weight193BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 19,1974 [44.033]PlaceBamberg,South Carolina
High SchoolBamberg Ehrhardt (Bamberg,SC)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 1st round (9th overall) of the 1992 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$500,000Signing ScoutsCraig KornfieldService Time8.038 (2006)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1993-MLB-#93 ... 1993-MLB-#6 ... 1994-MLB-#43 ... 1994-MLB-#2 ... 1995-MLB-#10 ... 1996-MLB-#6 ... 1996-MLB-#94 ... 1997-NYN-#8 ... 1998-MLB-#70 ... 1999-FLO-#8
MLB DebutMay 7,1998 [23.292]
OrganizationsNYN [6] MIA [5] COL [3] SLN [2] HOU [1] WAS [1] Awards4Awards Voting2-100
TBC Player ID229Retrosheet IDwilsp002MLBAM ID133343
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (OF) in 1999 ... Member of the MLB 30/30 club (30hr+30sb) in 2000
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed75Power79Contact22XBH73RBIs72Runs63Hitting52Durability63Team.472Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1993Kingsport MetsAppRknyn-3b18662594460100164862247530200.232.302.456.75811826288.259.224.332.3338.3326.043.135.5616.1943.33
1993Pittsfield MetsNYPLA-nyn-3b1882961651112102710100.552.576.8971.47326733.682.345.448.6186.0621.213.503.0329.0043.75
1993Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         742885076151176072268240300.264.330.500.83014433321.307.236.344.3628.1025.553.155.3016.9443.42
1994Columbia BombersSALAnyn-3b1913147455108174145813102013530304.228.262.369.63117535500.287.141.190.2754.0027.006.752.8033.8632.41
1995Columbia BombersSALAnyn-of201114427011926520612061911491324.269.311.486.79721551474.318.217.292.3434.0124.056.004.2222.1042.86
1996St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn-of21238561530171182120003.176.263.247.51021495.222.071.165.2418.4222.112.631.0585.0026.67
1997St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn-of2263245326012111483486610404.245.267.437.70410724258.285.192.220.3013.1025.588.254.2622.2740.00
1997Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-of22702593774121194771217120305.286.340.560.90014532285.320.274.378.3837.3724.913.386.6713.6343.24
1997Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1335046913424230951052913730709.266.306.500.80625256543.302.234.302.3445.3425.234.725.5216.8041.79
1998Charlotte KnightsILAAAflo-of2394356719925325771463412120406.278.341.576.91720553396.346.298.416.3878.5930.563.566.3114.2453.54
1998Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-of23187391851191122210102.247.273.384.65728777.333.137.164.2852.6028.5711.001.3073.0038.89
1998Totals for IL-IL         1124298011730426861573614330508.273.330.543.87323360473.343.270.373.3717.6130.233.975.5016.5051.28
1998New York MetsNLMLBnyn11lf23820362002112800000.300.364.400.7648222.500.100.200.3429.0936.364.000.000.0033.33
1998Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo8cf2314314200110041312000.065.194.161.3555138.059.096.226.18110.5334.213.252.6331.0050.00
1998Totals for NL-NL         22517820131162112000.157.259.255.51413360.241.098.216.24210.0035.003.501.6751.0037.50
1999Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo44cf2414948267135214267111446156906315.280.350.502.85224251543.356.222.332.3658.4728.733.394.7918.5437.78
2000Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo44cf251616059416035331121361455187806111.264.331.486.81729469674.328.222.349.3508.1627.743.404.6019.5243.13
2001Calgary CannonsPCLAAAflo-of26410352001205100000.500.667.7001.3677215.556.200.900.57833.336.670.200.000.0040.00
2001Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo44cf2612346870128302237120836107603214.274.331.494.82523155513.308.220.323.3507.0220.862.974.4820.3542.97
2002Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo44cf27141510801242222365201158140923317.243.329.429.75821947582.289.186.318.3329.9724.052.413.9522.1737.90
2003Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol44cf28155600941694313614114754139403123.282.343.537.88032280661.311.255.357.3748.1721.032.575.4516.6747.34
2004Tulsa DrillersTexAAcol44of29617471012113410001.412.524.6471.17111221.500.235.412.50214.2919.051.334.7617.0028.57
2004Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol44cf2958202245011062921174930029.248.315.391.7067917222.299.143.233.3087.6622.072.882.7033.6734.00
2005Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol44cf30712673969151154732257711208.258.322.491.81313131296.305.233.330.3488.4526.013.085.0717.8044.93
2005Washington NationalsNLMLBwas44cf306825334661411043342071601010.261.329.443.77211225280.324.182.257.3377.1425.363.553.5725.3037.88
2005Totals for NL-NL         1395207313529225906645148713018.260.325.467.79224356576.314.207.294.3437.8125.693.294.3420.8041.48
2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4lf3110239040105222955622294203218.269.309.405.71415833417.331.136.203.3085.2822.544.272.1643.3331.43
2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3rf31331111827308176072720012.243.300.486.7865411120.250.243.360.3315.8322.503.866.6713.8840.74
2006Totals for NL-NL         13550158132252177212229121403320.263.307.423.73021244537.314.160.238.3135.4022.534.173.1729.4733.33
2007St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3rf32256461430152141700002.219.265.313.57820468.283.094.172.2585.8825.004.251.4764.0028.57
2009Long Island DucksAtlInd-443448192265812073732134210303.302.344.474.8189119209.349.172.245.3546.2220.103.233.3527.4332.76
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter110840035731055221161896681245535010855152715129.264.329.468.79718754264436.314.204.310.0007.8924.463.104.2621.1840.38
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter594224933758111816109370693214663725121229.258.308.470.77810582432442.310.212.293.0005.9826.094.364.4620.6341.82
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1164398312232426871774114430508.278.340.547.88724062488.350.269.385.0008.4029.513.515.3316.8850.82
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter762764181131204982247530306.293.353.565.91815634306.332.272.380.0007.8424.513.136.5413.8041.98
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter863303875151125545168730407.227.266.388.65412828353.268.161.206.0004.5324.655.443.4027.5037.33
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter24291612522743934119331639249121628.248.286.426.71239086974.302.178.239.0004.0025.566.383.4926.9437.89
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter82961651112102710100.552.576.8971.47326733.682.345.448.0006.0621.213.503.0329.0043.75
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter662594460100164862247530200.232.302.456.75811826288.259.224.332.0008.3326.043.135.5616.1943.33
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter48192265812073732134210303.302.344.474.8189119209.349.172.245.0006.2220.103.233.3527.4332.76
Florida Marlins Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter588209631554910811104329873719960333418957.262.333.473.8069912232350.316.211.330.0008.4725.663.034.4320.1540.62
Colorado Rockies Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter284106915728869257217191096265815340.269.333.498.8315321281179.307.229.326.0008.1422.482.764.8318.7544.44
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter10239040105222955622294203218.269.309.405.71415833417.331.136.203.0005.2822.544.272.1643.3331.43
Washington Nationals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6825334661411043342071601010.261.329.443.77211225280.324.182.257.0007.1425.363.553.5725.3037.88
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter5817524416092281114420014.234.287.423.7107415188.262.189.291.0005.8523.404.004.7919.4436.59
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter820362002112800000.300.364.400.7648222.500.100.200.0009.0936.364.000.000.0033.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games16258584154322289818851159714219.264.329.468.79727462649.314.204.310.0007.8924.463.104.2621.1840.38
Average Minor - Per 162 games16261392158324301011994017470618.258.308.470.77828966666.310.212.293.0005.9826.094.364.4620.6341.82

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1993Kingsport Mets AppRknyn183B65--451272510197172.8732.65------6698.595.6
1993Pittsfield Mets NYPLA-nyn183B8--596-2014.7001.75------8100.010.7
1994Columbia Bombers SALAnyn193B128--782814719406359.8842.80------13197.794.8
1995Columbia Bombers SALAnyn20OF104--1891083207199.9611.91------11193.774.3
1996St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn21OF20--3942-4543.9562.15------2387.015.0
1997St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn22OF61--104532112109.9731.79------6396.845.2
1997Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn22OF65--11636-125119.9521.83------7092.945.8
1998Charlotte Knights ILAAAflo23OF91--18084-192188.9792.07------9496.863.6
1998Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn23OF18--4422-4846.9582.56------18100.012.7
1998Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo23CF7--7---771.0001.00------1450.04.3
1998New York MetsNLMLBnyn23LF4--5---551.0001.25------850.02.5
1998Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo23LF3--6---661.0002.00------1421.41.9
1998New York MetsNLMLBnyn23CF2--3-1-43.7501.50------825.01.2
1998New York MetsNLMLBnyn23RF1--2---221.0002.00------812.50.6
1998Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo23RF1---------------147.10.6
1999Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo24CF111--269871284277.9752.50------14974.568.5
1999Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo24LF23--3921-4241.9761.78------14915.414.2
1999Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo24RF15--10-1-1110.9090.67------14910.19.3
2000Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo25CF158-1362387952401396.9882.510.29-----16198.198.1
2001Calgary Cannons PCLAAAflo26OF4--9---991.0002.25------4100.02.8
2001Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo26CF121-10492861224300298.9932.460.28-----12398.474.7
2002Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo27CF138-1178300862314308.9812.230.26-----14197.985.2
2003Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol28CF1551531307331871346339.9802.190.26-----155100.095.7
2004Tulsa Drillers TexAAcol29OF4--4---441.0001.00------666.72.9
2004Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol29CF5251436119361128122.9532.350.28-----5889.732.1
2005Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol30CF696858014023-145142.9792.060.24-----7197.242.6
2005Washington NationalsNLMLBwas30CF55544881253--1281281.0002.330.26-----6880.934.0
2005Washington NationalsNLMLBwas30LF11119420---20201.0001.820.21-----6816.26.8
2005Washington NationalsNLMLBwas30RF22174---441.0002.000.24-----682.91.2
2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31LF94948231472--1491491.0001.590.18-----10292.258.0
2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31RF191815031-1-3231.9691.630.21-----3357.611.8
2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31LF75419---991.0001.290.22-----3321.24.3
2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31RF54306---661.0001.200.20-----1024.93.1
2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31CF54288-1-98.8891.600.29-----3315.23.1
2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31CF2192---221.0001.000.22-----1022.01.2
2007St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32RF161412427-2-2927.9311.690.22-----2564.09.9
MLB Totals for CF - 9 season(s)-   CF8753316437197753381120682030.9822.320.32-----8750.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 4 season(s)-   LF14211095822641-231230.9961.620.24-----1420.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 5 season(s)-   RF593832180-4-8480.9521.360.25-----590.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF113--233106-249243.9762.15------1130.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF69--12036-129123.9531.78------690.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF81--143952157152.9681.88------810.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B128--782814719406359.8842.80------1280.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF104--1891083207199.9611.91------1040.00.0
A- Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B8--596-2014.7001.75------80.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B65--451272510197172.8732.65------650.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1993Kingsport Mets AppRknyn18-----65-----
1993Pittsfield Mets NYPLA-nyn18-----8-----
1994Columbia Bombers SALAnyn19-----128-----
1995Columbia Bombers SALAnyn20---------104-
1996St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn21---------20-
1997St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn22---------61-
1997Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn22---------65-
1998Charlotte Knights ILAAAflo23---------91-
1998Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn23---------18-
1998Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo23------371--
1998New York MetsNLMLBnyn23------421--
1999Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo24------2311115--
2000Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo25-------158---
2001Calgary Cannons PCLAAAflo26---------4-
2001Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo26-------121---
2002Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo27-------138---
2003Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol28-------155---
2004Tulsa Drillers TexAAcol29---------4-
2004Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol29-------52---
2005Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol30-------69---
2005Washington NationalsNLMLBwas30------11552--
2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31------9425--
2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31------7519--
2007St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32--------16--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB3120501012302500102110000.240.377.420.79721561.370.180.38016.3934.432.103.2825.0041.67
2006St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB3128221000000100000.250.250.375.625318.286.125.1250.0012.500.000.000.0050.00
2006St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB31617231001001400000.176.222.235.4574118.231.059.1185.5622.224.000.000.0033.33
2006St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB31510120001003211000.200.429.200.6292015.250.000.30020.0013.330.670.000.000.00
2007St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB32205751140030041600000.193.246.263.50915461.268.070.1406.5626.234.000.000.0036.36
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs401071523702800143710000.215.311.336.647369122.309.121.25211.4830.332.641.6453.5039.13
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs28221000000100000.250.250.375.625318.286.125.1250.0012.500.000.000.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs617231001001400000.176.222.235.4574118.231.059.1185.5622.224.000.000.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs510120001003211000.200.429.200.6292015.250.000.30020.0013.330.670.000.000.00

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1992High School All-American - 1st Team (IF) ... High School Player of the Year (Bamberg-Ehrhardt (SC))2
1999Florida Marlins Player of the Year1
2003National League Player of the Week (July 7-July 13)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2007-06-26InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2007-05-06InjuredDisabled -- Inflammation in right knee 
2007-01-29ContractSigned by Cardinals 
2006-08-18ContractSigned by Cardinals 
2006-08-15Released by Astros 
2006-01-03ContractSigned by Astros 
2005-07-13TradeTraded by Rockies with cash to Nationals for J.J. Davis and Zach Day. 
2004-11-03InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-09-07InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2004-08-23InjuredDisabled -- sore left knee 
2004-06-18InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-04-15InjuredDisabled -- knee 
2002-11-16TradeTraded by Marlins with Pablo Ozuna, Vic Darensbourg and Charles Johnson to Rockies for Mike Hampton, Juan Pierre and Cash. 
2001-08-10InjuredActivated from DL 
1998-05-22TradeTraded by Mets with Ed Yarnall and Geoff Goetz to Marlins for Mike Piazza. 
1992-09-09Contractsigned 
* 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
1992New York Mets-17500,000-------500,000Signing Bonus out of 1992 Draft (1st round - 9th overall)
1998Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll23170,000-81228-1,276,192170,000670,000
1998New York MetsTeam Payroll23170,000-81237-1,276,192170,000670,000
1999Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll24201,000-79624121,454,491200,000871,000
2000Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll25287,000-57114371,394,248200,0001,158,000
2001Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll261,000,000-4007561,897,758200,0002,158,000
2002Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll273,500,000-206378++2,011,045200,0005,658,000
2003Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll286,500,000-100688++2,163,527300,00012,158,000
2004Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll299,000,000-47395++2,070,100300,00021,158,000
2005Washington NationalsTeam Payroll3012,500,000-23198++2,189,055300,00033,658,000
2005Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll3012,500,000-23298++2,189,055300,00033,658,000
2006Houston AstrosTeam Payroll314,000,0008.038179578++2,365,072327,00037,658,000
2006St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll314,000,0008.038179978++2,365,072327,00037,658,000
2007St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll321,000,000-40416502,459,737380,00038,658,000
* 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