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Kip WellsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 1999-2012
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PositionsP-371Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRobert Kip Wells
Height6-3Weight196BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 21,1977 [40.364]PlaceHouston,Texas
High SchoolElkins (Missouri City,TX)
CollegeBaylor University (Waco,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 1st round (16th overall) of the 1998 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Milwaukee Brewers [Team Picks] in the 58th round (1501st overall) of the 1995 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$1,495,000Signing ScoutsPaul ProvasService Time9.126 (2012)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2000-MLB-#14 ... 2000-CHA-#1
MLB DebutAugust 2,1999 [22.103]
OrganizationsPIT [5] CHA [3] WAS [1] ANA [1] CIN [1] COL [1] KCA [1] SDN [1] SLN [1] TEX [1] Awards3
TBC Player ID281Retrosheet IDwellk001MLBAM ID150337
Pitch Repertoire 2-Seam Fastball (31.45%) -- Slider (16.82%) -- Curveball (16.82%) -- Changeup (16.35%) -- Fastball (15.41%) -- Cutter (3.14%)
Fastball Velocity [2012] - 89.96
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Colorado Rockies in 2008 ... Inducted into the Baylor University Athletics Hall of Fame in 2010
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts44Walks35Hittable44SO/BB35vsPower44Hitting25Durability48Team.483Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1996BaylorCollegeNCAAFrS/R19566.2715114200079.09066550387410001.6210.25--4.338.431.95.455-
1997BaylorCollegeNCAASoST20346.3517152000079.01058256051799001.9711.91--5.798.961.55.429-
1998BaylorCollegeNCAAJrRel21323.7625124000138.03825160194511001.498.92--4.4610.572.37.600-
1999Winston-Salem WarthogsCaroA+cha-ST22563.5714140000085.2783934434957001.318.190.423.579.982.79.455-
1999Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha50ST22822.9411110000070.0492423531441101.146.270.643.975.631.42.800-
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST01383.29252500000155.112763579651398101.237.330.523.758.022.14.6193.35
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32ST22414.04770000035.2331716215291231.358.330.503.797.321.93.8003.75
2000Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha-ST23535.3712120210062.06738371027386001.529.731.453.925.521.41.625-
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32ST23696.0220200000098.212676661558717021.8611.491.375.296.481.22.4005.50
2001Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha18ST24213.55440000025.026111028242001.349.240.712.848.533.00.667-
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32S/R2410114.794020200030133.01458071146199140121.559.790.954.126.681.62.4764.57
2002Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32ST2512143.58333301100198.0197927921711347071.358.940.953.226.081.89.4624.17
2003Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32ST261093.28313101000197.0171777224761477071.257.801.093.476.701.93.5264.38
2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32ST27574.55242400000138.0145717014661163061.539.430.914.297.551.76.4174.25
2005Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32ST288185.09333301100182.0186116103239913280121.579.201.144.906.531.33.3085.04
2006Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+pit-ST29100.0011000006.03000250000.834.50--3.007.502.501.000-
2006Altoona CurveEastAApit-ST29103.6811000007.06331141000.957.361.231.234.914.001.000-
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0202.03220000013.09331391000.906.080.682.036.083.001.0003.45
2006Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32ST29156.69770000036.0462727318165041.7611.390.744.463.960.89.1675.16
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex31ST29105.6322000008.015650340002.2516.88--3.384.501.331.0003.27
2007St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln21ST307175.70342680040162.218611610319781228191.6210.291.054.326.751.56.2924.86
2008Tulsa DrillersTexAAcol-ST31002.7011000006.26220180001.058.10--1.3510.808.00--
2008Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-ST31038.84440000018.032251846153002.0715.711.962.957.362.50.000-
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0037.20550000024.138272047233001.8013.681.442.528.283.29.0004.21
2008Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol16Rel31125.2715213006027.0291916319222011.769.550.996.267.241.16.3335.14
2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca40Rel31018.7110010002010.010101011191002.038.710.879.587.840.82.0005.84
2009Potomac NationalsCaroA+was-S/R32001.8041300105.03110110000.805.40--1.801.801.00--
2009Louisville BatsILAAAcin-Rel32103.07514000014.2125525160001.167.361.233.079.823.201.000-
2009Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas32ST32102.45220000011.093312110001.007.360.821.649.005.501.000-
2009Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0202.641147001030.2249938280001.047.040.882.358.223.501.0003.33
2009Washington NationalsNLMLBwas32Rel32026.4923023008226.0231919118180001.567.860.346.156.151.00.0004.27
2009Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin38S/R32234.661073001046.0372424522250001.277.190.974.274.861.14.4004.85
2010Long Island DucksAtlInd-31ST33224.00550000027.0261412415232001.528.671.335.007.671.53.500-
2012Tucson PadresPCLAAAsdn14S/R35244.801082000050.2603827426223001.7010.660.714.623.910.85.333-
2012San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn60ST35244.58770000037.0412319620194011.639.881.454.824.580.95.3335.85
2013Salt Lake BeesPCLAAAana-ST361310.36660000024.035282842292102.3412.951.488.143.330.41.250-
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter691034.7129621977322421334.01390773700151635963673641.519.351.024.276.481.52.4011.59
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter27224.44756692110384.13862171913716629225201.438.970.863.866.781.76.551-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter12145.58433762100204.0241148128279613516101.6310.511.184.195.891.41.462-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter922.9913130000083.0612928633562101.116.510.643.525.981.70.818-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter663.2619163001096.28440354371017001.257.820.373.449.402.73.500-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter224.00550000027.0261412415232001.528.671.335.007.671.53.500-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter11125.815727302001196.2233173127010819830001.7310.66--4.949.061.83.478-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter36534.2012812803200751.074538335185330545300361.438.911.023.956.521.65.404-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter20215.146747200030266.230417315331134199222171.6410.221.044.516.691.49.488-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7175.70342680040162.218611610319781228191.6210.291.054.326.751.56.292-
Washington Nationals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter026.4923023008226.0231919118180001.567.860.346.156.151.00.000-
Colorado Rockies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter125.2715213006027.0291916319222011.769.550.996.267.241.16.333-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter018.7110010002010.010101011191002.038.710.879.587.840.82.000-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter234.661073001046.0372424522250001.277.190.974.274.861.14.400-
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter244.58770000037.0412319620194011.639.881.454.824.580.95.333-
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter105.6322000008.015650340002.2516.88--3.384.501.331.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11174.714936130040220.022812711525104158110111.519.351.024.276.481.52.3931.59
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15124.44433761110220.0219123108219416614101.438.970.863.866.781.76.556-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32p2312000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32p2436110000100500000.167.167.167.3341061.000.000.167.1480.0083.330.000.000.000.00
2002Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32p253463412201500028013000.190.190.270.46017376.324.080.079.1990.0036.840.001.3263.0025.00
2003Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32p26336881330150012304000.191.203.279.48219473.273.088.103.2101.3731.5123.001.3768.0030.77
2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32p2723434831000032004000.186.239.302.54113450.348.116.186.2396.0040.006.670.000.0050.00
2005Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32p2834574910120002613000.158.172.228.40013261.267.070.070.1760.0042.620.001.6457.0022.22
2006Altoona CurveEastAApit-2913000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2006Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32p29611010000000801000.091.091.091.1821012.333.000.000.0810.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2007St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln21p30345371710150001901000.321.321.396.71721254.485.075.075.3150.0035.190.001.8553.0011.76
2008Tulsa DrillersTexAAcol-3112000000000001000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2008Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-3146011000001500000.167.286.333.6192171.000.166.333.28114.2971.435.000.000.00100.00
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         58011000001501000.125.222.250.4722110.333.125.250.21910.0050.005.000.000.00100.00
2008Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol16p31155000000000301000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2009Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas32p3222000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2009Louisville BatsILAAAcin-p3251000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2009Totals for IL-IL         73000000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2009Washington NationalsNLMLBwas32p32230000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2009Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin38p321011110000000405000.091.091.091.1821016.143.000.000.0810.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2009Totals for NL-NL         3311110000000406000.091.091.091.1821017.143.000.000.0810.0023.530.000.000.000.00
2012Tucson PadresPCLAAAsdn14p35713021001000601100.154.143.231.3743115.250.077.077.1530.0040.000.000.000.0050.00
2012San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn60p35812110000000511000.083.154.083.2371014.143.000.000.1240.0035.710.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter2243313063101417104143234000.190.205.263.4688715371.321.073.088.0001.0838.5435.751.0882.7523.81
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter20270320010011502100.111.138.185.3235231.231.074.111.0003.2348.3915.000.000.0066.67
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter18220320010011401100.136.167.227.3945225.333.091.136.0004.0056.0014.000.000.0066.67
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter25000000000101000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter130242204391312004105125000.178.194.260.4546313272.299.082.099.0001.4738.6026.251.1080.6730.23
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter345371710150001901000.321.321.396.71721254.485.075.075.0000.0035.190.001.8553.0011.76
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter812110000000511000.083.154.083.2371014.143.000.000.0000.0035.710.000.000.000.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1011110000000405000.091.091.091.1821016.143.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Chicago White Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter48110000100700000.125.125.125.2501081.000.000.125.0000.0087.500.000.000.000.00
Colorado Rockies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter155000000000301000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Washington Nationals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter230000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162239224671312103103125000.190.205.263.4686311268.321.073.088.0001.0838.5435.751.0882.7523.81
Average Minor - Per 162 games16221902416008008122016800.111.138.185.3234116251.231.074.111.0003.2348.3915.000.000.0066.67

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1999Winston-Salem Warthogs CaroA+cha22P14--412311916.8421.14------14100.010.1
1999Birmingham Barons SouAAcha22P11--341-87.8750.64------11100.07.9
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22P7-35432-97.7781.000.20-----7100.04.3
2000Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha23P12--26--881.0000.67------12100.08.4
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23P20-98655-1611.6880.550.11-----20100.012.3
2001Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha24P4--41--551.0001.25------4100.02.8
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24P40-133919313128.9030.700.21-----40100.024.7
2002Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25P33-1981230314542.9331.270.21-----3497.120.5
2003Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26P31311977325-4439.8861.260.20-----3393.919.1
2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27P2424138718312825.8931.040.18-----24100.014.9
2005Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28P3333182633244139.9511.180.21-----3497.120.4
2006Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit29P1---------------1100.00.7
2006Altoona Curve EastAApit29P1---------------1100.00.7
2006Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29P7736-3--331.0000.430.08-----7100.04.3
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex29P2281---111.0000.500.13-----2100.01.2
2007St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30P342616310214-3531.8860.910.19-----34100.021.0
2008Tulsa Drillers TexAAcol31P1--2---221.0002.00------1100.00.7
2008Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol31P4--21--331.0000.75------4100.02.8
2008Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol31P15227161-87.8750.470.26-----15100.09.3
2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31P10-10-1--111.0000.100.10-----10100.06.2
2009Potomac Nationals CaroA+was32P4---------------4100.02.9
2009Louisville Bats ILAAAcin32P5--12--331.0000.60------5100.03.5
2009Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas32P2--23--551.0002.50------2100.01.4
2009Washington NationalsNLMLBwas32P23-2614--551.0000.220.19-----23100.014.2
2009Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32P1074614--551.0000.500.11-----10100.06.2
2012Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn35P10--355-138.6150.80------10100.06.9
2012San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn35P7737221-54.8000.570.112340.0-887.54.3
2013Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana36P6--2---221.0000.33------6100.04.2
MLB Totals for P - 12 season(s)-   P296139133467181297277248.8950.840.192340.0-2960.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P43--16185-3934.8720.79------430.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P13--541-109.9000.69------130.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P19--412311916.8420.84------190.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1999Winston-Salem Warthogs CaroA+cha2214----------
1999Birmingham Barons SouAAcha2211----------
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha227----------
2000Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha2312----------
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2320----------
2001Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha244----------
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2440----------
2002Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2533----------
2003Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2631----------
2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2724----------
2005Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2833----------
2006Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit291----------
2006Altoona Curve EastAApit291----------
2006Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit297----------
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex292----------
2007St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3034----------
2008Tulsa Drillers TexAAcol311----------
2008Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol314----------
2008Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol3115----------
2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3110----------
2009Potomac Nationals CaroA+was324----------
2009Louisville Bats ILAAAcin325----------
2009Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas322----------
2009Washington NationalsNLMLBwas3223----------
2009Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3210----------
2012Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn3510----------
2012San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn357----------
2013Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana366----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2007St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB30001.16651000023.121530822101.268.100.003.098.492.751.93.000
2008Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB31214.71651000021.0241111189101.5210.290.433.433.861.134.71.667
2009Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB32000.0000000004.0200000000.504.500.000.000.0000.00.000
2010Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB33028.03808000012.11311112117201.989.491.468.035.110.648.03.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs233.71201010000060.760272532738401.438.900.454.015.641.414.01.400

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2007St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3035020001001200000.400.500.400.900206.667.000.20016.6733.332.000.000.000.00
2008Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB3122000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs137020001001300000.286.375.286.661208.500.000.14312.5037.503.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2016Rancho Cucamonga QuakesCalifA+Minorlan39Pitching Coach1407961.5643.02Drew SaylorLost in 1st Round
2017Rancho Cucamonga QuakesCalifA+Minorlan40Pitching Coach1407664.5433.02Drew SaylorLost in Semi-Finals
* 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 [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
19982nd Team College All-American (SP) ... Big 12 Conference All-Conference (SP)2
1999Chicago White Sox Minor League Player of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2013-11-10PFree Agent -RetiredRetiredAnnounced retirement36.203  
2013-05-29PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Angels36.038  
2013-04-30PLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA)36.009Team Roster on 2013-04-30
2013-04-13PLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract35.357Team Roster on 2013-04-13
2012-10-08PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentElected free agency35.170  
2012-08-07SPSan Diego PadresTucson (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to Tucson (AAA)35.108Team Roster on 2012-08-07
2012-08-04SPSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for assignment35.105Team Roster on 2012-08-04
2012-06-26SPSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Tucson (AAA)35.066Team Roster on 2012-06-26
2012-06-13PSan Diego PadresTucson (AAA)-Minors--35.053Team Roster on 2012-06-13
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-04-02Released by Reds 
2010-02-12ContractSigned by Reds 
2009-06-15InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-06-02InjuredDisabled -- Right adductor strain 
2009-03-11ContractSigned by Nationals to minor league contract 
2008-10-24Released by Royals 
2008-08-19ContractSigned by Royals to minor league contract 
2008-08-14Released by ROckies 
2008-07-21InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-04-30InjuredDisabled -- Blood clot in right hand 
2006-11-28ContractSigned by Cardinals 
2006-08-15InjuredDisabled -- sprained left foot 
2006-07-31TradeTraded by Rangers to Pirates for Jesse Chavez 
2006-04-15InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2006-04-03InjuredDisabled -- artery in right shoulder 
2004-09-05InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-08-23InjuredDisabled -- right elbow inflammation 
2004-08-23InjuredDisabled -- right elbow inflammation 
2001-12-13TradeTraded by White Sox with Josh Fogg and Sean Lowe to Pirates for Lee Evans and Todd Ritchie. 
1998-12-23Contractsigned 
* 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
1998Chicago White Sox-211,495,000-------1,495,000Signing Bonus out of 1998 Draft (1st round - 16th overall)
1999Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll22200,000-80722-1,454,491200,0001,695,000
2000Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll23175,000-79532-1,394,248200,0001,870,000
2001Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll24200,000-77126-1,897,758200,0002,070,000
2002Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll25272,500-60418342,011,045200,0002,342,500
2003Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll26370,000-53320342,163,527300,0002,712,500
2004Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll272,575,000-234375++2,070,100300,0005,287,500
2005Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll283,175,000-217477++2,189,055300,0008,462,500
2006Texas RangersTeam Payroll294,150,000-175779++2,365,072327,00012,612,500
2006Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll294,150,000-175479++2,365,072327,00012,612,500
2007St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll304,000,000-2061075++2,459,737380,00016,612,500
2008Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll313,100,000-263971++2,696,252390,00019,712,500
2008Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll313,100,000-263571++2,696,252390,00019,712,500
2009Washington NationalsTeam Payroll32400,000-72427-2,746,792400,00020,112,500
2009Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll32400,000-72424-2,746,792400,00020,112,500
2012San Diego PadresTeam Payroll35480,0009.12676030-2,954,887480,00020,592,500
* 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