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Tommy HottovyTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2013 MLB Years: 2011-2012
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PositionsP-263Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameThomas L. Hottovy
Height6-1Weight195BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJuly 9,1981 [37.128]PlaceParkville,Missouri
High SchoolPark Hill South (Kansas City,MO)
CollegeWichita State University (Wichita,KS)

DraftedSelected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 4th round (125th overall) of the 2004 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$110,000Signing ScoutsErnie JacobsService Time0.062 (2013)
MLB DebutJune 3,2011 [29.329]
OrganizationsBOS [8] KCA [1] TOR [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID30053Retrosheet IDhottt001MLBAM ID459415
Pitch Repertoire Slider (44.21%) -- Sinker (36.05%) -- Fastball (14.16%) -- Changeup (3.43%) -- Curveball (1.29%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (0.86%)
Fastball Velocity [2012] - 88.78 - [2011] - 86.19
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts64Walks60Hittable61SO/BB64vsPower61Hitting0Durability68Team.516Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2001Wichita StateCollegeNCAAFr18Rel19213.0914014000023.020108213205101.417.710.775.017.711.54.667-
2002Wichita StateMVCNCAA-1So18Rel20203.6022022000035.0381514413283001.469.771.033.347.202.151.000-
2003Wichita StateMVCNCAA-1Jr18Rel21312.4222022000348.0461313222471001.418.570.374.108.752.14.750-
2004Wichita StateMVCNCAA-1Sr18Rel22932.2523320100276.0642619210921000.977.580.241.1810.899.20.750-
2004Lowell SpinnersNYPLA-bos28ST22010.8914140000030.0245304392000.927.12--1.1911.579.75.000-
2005Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+bos28ST233125.45252320000104.011674631837828001.4710.041.563.207.102.22.200-
2006Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+bos21ST24862.80212102000122.01094938335916001.188.040.222.586.712.60.571-
2006Portland Sea DogsEastAAbos36ST24244.17770000041.0282019115312001.056.150.223.296.802.07.333-
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST010103.15282802000163.013769574501228001.157.560.222.766.742.44.500-
2007Portland Sea DogsEastAAbos21ST254105.61242310000120.014478751749696101.6010.771.273.665.161.41.286-
2008Portland Sea DogsEastAAbos21ST26105.0022000009.09752240001.229.002.002.004.002.001.000-
2009Lowell SpinnersNYPLA-bos28Rel27102.2550500008.042213120000.884.501.133.3813.504.001.000-
2009Portland Sea DogsEastAAbos-Rel27023.4616016005026.0261210210293001.389.000.693.4610.042.90.000-
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0123.1821021005034.0301412313413001.267.940.793.4410.853.15.333-
2010Portland Sea DogsEastAAbos19Rel28325.2215015006039.2492523620345101.7411.121.364.547.711.70.600-
2010Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos20Rel28014.5426026006035.2371918523225001.689.341.265.805.550.96.000-
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0334.90410410012074.086444111435610101.7110.271.315.146.691.30.500-
2011Portland Sea DogsEastAAbos21Rel29001.93808002118.2124404180000.865.79--1.938.684.50--
2011Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos32Rel29202.7524024006136.023131189290000.895.752.002.257.253.221.000-
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0202.4732032008254.2351715813470000.885.761.322.147.743.621.000-
2011Boston Red SoxALMLBbos68Rel29006.7580800104.04330320001.759.00--6.754.500.67-4.28
2012Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkca28Rel30222.52410410022750.0421814616610001.167.561.082.8810.983.81.500-
2012Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca46Rel30002.8990900409.011332560001.7110.611.934.825.791.20-6.20
2013New Hampshire Fisher CatsEastAAtorRel31014.7418018008124.226161338230001.389.491.092.928.392.88.000-
2013Buffalo BisonsILAAAtorRel31003.4424024005018.0209719190001.589.820.494.429.332.11--
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0014.19420420013142.1462520417420001.479.630.843.568.792.47.000-
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter004.0517017005013.015662880001.7310.131.355.405.401.00-2.55
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter26414.0227090180206010681.26693513057324456337201.348.810.963.217.412.31.388-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter433.21115011500398139.1122595020571315001.287.841.293.668.422.30.571-
AA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter10194.8090325800212277.02941621493110820816201.449.471.003.486.701.93.345-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter11184.02464422000226.0225123101217217314001.318.960.842.876.892.40.379-
A- Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter111.1719145000038.0287517512000.916.570.231.6411.977.29.500-
NCAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1652.66813781005182.21686454105818710101.248.280.492.869.213.22.762-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter002.8990900409.011332560001.7110.611.934.825.791.20--
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter006.7580800104.04330320001.759.00--6.754.500.67--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings004.05281028100830220.02489999331321320001.7310.131.355.405.401.00-2.55
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings8134.0287295810193220.021511398237918112101.348.810.963.217.412.31.381-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2004Wichita StateMVCNCAA-1Sr18p2211000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2004Lowell Spinners NYPLA-bos22P14--151-76.8570.43------14100.018.7
2005Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+bos23P25--2183-2320.8700.80------25100.017.9
2006Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+bos24P21--10172-2927.9311.29------21100.015.2
2006Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos24P7--45--991.0001.29------7100.05.0
2008Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos26P2--23--551.0002.50------2100.01.4
2009Lowell Spinners NYPLA-bos27P5---3--331.0000.60------5100.06.7
2009Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos27P16--152-86.7500.38------16100.011.3
2010Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos28P15--25-2771.0000.47------15100.010.6
2010Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos28P26--35--881.0000.31------26100.018.1
2011Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos29P8--1---111.0000.13------8100.05.6
2011Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos29P24--24-1661.0000.25------24100.016.9
2011Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29P8-4-------------8100.04.9
2012Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca30P41--68--14141.0000.34------41100.028.5
2012Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30P9-911--221.0000.220.22-----9100.05.6
2013New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor31P18--14-1551.0000.28------18100.012.9
2013Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor31P24--33-1661.0000.25------24100.016.7
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P17-1311--221.0000.120.15-----170.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P115--1420-234341.0000.30------1150.00.0
AA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P66--1122233533.9430.50------660.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P46--12355-5247.9041.02------460.00.0
A- Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P19--181-109.9000.47------190.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2004Lowell Spinners NYPLA-bos2214----------
2005Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+bos2325----------
2006Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+bos2421----------
2006Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos247----------
2008Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos262----------
2009Lowell Spinners NYPLA-bos275----------
2009Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos2716----------
2010Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos2815----------
2010Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos2826----------
2011Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos298----------
2011Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos2924----------
2011Boston Red SoxALMLBbos298----------
2012Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca3041----------
2012Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca309----------
2013New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor3118----------
2013Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor3124----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2010Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB28000.0030300003.0200012001.006.000.003.006.002.000.00.000
2011Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB29000.0030300101.2200022003.3310.800.0010.8010.801.000.00.000
2012Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB30000.87808002110.19110011000.897.840.000.009.5800.87.000
2013Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB31026.2360600104.1943027002.6818.690.004.1514.543.508.31.000
2014Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB32000.0030300103.0100015000.673.000.003.0015.005.000.00.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs021.6123023005122.323540627001.309.270.002.4210.884.502.01.000

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2004Missouri Valley Conference All-Conference Team (RP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2014-05-04PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Cubs32.299  
2013-12-12PChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract32.156Team Roster on 2013-12-12
2013-10-04PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentElected Free Agency32.087  
2013-09-19PToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL32.072Team Roster on 2013-09-19
2013-08-30PToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured32.052Team Roster on 2013-08-30
2013-06-04PToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)31.330Team Roster on 2013-06-04
2013-04-07PToronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to New Hampshire (AA)31.272Team Roster on 2013-04-07
2013-01-11PToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for assignment31.186Team Roster on 2013-01-11
2013-01-10PToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActive--Claimed off waivers from Rangers by Blue Jays31.185Team Roster on 2013-01-10
2013-01-07PTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for assignment31.182Team Roster on 2013-01-07
2012-11-08PTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Royals to Rangers for cash or PTBNL31.122Team Roster on 2012-11-08
2012-11-02PKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for assignment31.116Team Roster on 2012-11-02
2012-09-17RPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Omaha (AAA)31.070Team Roster on 2012-09-17
2012-06-30RPKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Omaha (AAA)30.356Team Roster on 2012-06-30
2012-06-30PKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Omaha (AAA)30.356Team Roster on 2012-06-30
2012-06-22PKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Omaha (AAA)30.348Team Roster on 2012-06-22
2012-06-18PKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Omaha (AAA)30.344Team Roster on 2012-06-18
2012-05-08PKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Omaha (AAA)30.303Team Roster on 2012-05-08
2012-04-25PKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Omaha (AAA)30.290Team Roster on 2012-04-25
2012-03-29PKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Omaha (AAA)30.263Team Roster on 2012-03-29
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-11-15ContractSigned by Royals 
2004-06-16Contractsigned 
* 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2004Boston Red Sox-22110,000-------110,000Signing Bonus out of 2004 Draft (4th round - 125th overall)
2011Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll29414,000-78941-2,722,607414,000524,000
2012Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll30480,000-76032-2,954,887480,0001,004,000
* 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