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Mike NickeasTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2014 MLB Years: 2010-2013
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League

PositionsC-687, 1B-4, OF-3, 3B-2, DH-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael James Nickeas
Height6-0Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 13,1983 [35.276]PlaceVancouver,British Columbia
High SchoolWestlake (Westlake Village,CA)
CollegeGeorgia Tech (Atlanta,GA)

DraftedSelected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 5th round (141st overall) of the 2004 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$200,000Signing ScoutsJohn CastleberryService Time1.108 (2013)
MLB DebutSeptember 4,2010 [27.203]
OrganizationsNYN [7] TEX [3] TOR [2] Awards2
TBC Player ID32860Retrosheet IDnickm001MLBAM ID435081
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed23Power42Contact62XBH45RBIs50Runs32Hitting37Durability44Team.485Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2002Georgia TechACCNCAA-1Fr11c19339520213021800121810102.221.312.316.628305109.250.095.221.28711.0116.511.501.8347.5023.81
2003Georgia TechACCNCAA-1So11c20582194173160744111828814010.333.398.502.90011023250.351.169.251.3907.2011.201.562.8031.2931.51
2004Georgia TechACCNCAA-1Jr11c2160226426311183312322731408.279.370.442.81210020266.282.163.301.35612.0310.150.843.0128.2531.75
2004Spokane IndiansNwstA-tex-c21622334267180105520335342104.288.384.494.87811528273.333.206.356.38112.0919.411.613.6623.3041.79
2005Arizona RangersArizRktex-c22621261016003410001.286.400.476.87610225.313.190.333.38712.0016.001.334.0021.0033.33
2005Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex7c226824222497152411204312306.202.263.302.5657313268.223.100.182.2537.4616.042.151.8748.4026.53
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         7426324558163011234722307.209.275.316.5918315293.230.107.194.2647.8516.042.042.0543.8327.27
2006Bakersfield BlazeCalifA+tex7c23176461940060061750101.297.395.359.75423476.396.062.156.3457.8922.372.830.000.0021.05
2006Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-c23412120003001410100.167.267.167.4342015.222.000.083.2156.6726.674.000.000.000.00
2006Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex-c233911315287021511212263403.248.382.363.745419147.280.115.301.33914.2914.971.051.3656.5032.14
2006Totals for AA-AA         4312516307021811222673503.240.371.344.715439162.275.104.280.32713.5816.051.181.2362.5030.00
2006Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         601892249110224112843123604.259.379.349.7286613238.313.090.238.33311.7618.071.540.8494.5026.53
2007St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn-c242677616700400172040010.208.378.299.67723798.281.091.312.32117.3520.411.180.000.0043.75
2007Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn10c24652122646100115231837223012.217.281.278.5595911237.254.061.142.2567.5915.612.060.42212.0023.91
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         912893262170119233557623112.215.309.284.5938218335.261.069.187.27510.4517.011.630.30289.0029.03
2008Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-c2517512101014007700110.196.288.275.56314259.205.079.216.25311.8611.861.001.6951.0020.00
2008New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAnyn13c255416316359021701144212417.215.275.307.5825011184.268.092.172.2597.6122.833.001.0981.5031.43
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         71214184510032101214912527.210.278.299.5776413243.251.089.182.2578.6420.162.331.2371.3328.89
2009Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn50c2618553101007009902103.182.292.200.49211167.213.018.182.24113.4313.431.000.000.0010.00
2009Buffalo BisonsILAAAnyn59c2626000000001300000.000.143.000.143007.000.000.167.10114.2942.863.000.000.000.00
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         2061310100700101202103.164.278.180.45811174.200.016.180.22813.5116.221.200.000.0010.00
2010Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn50c2782265277515053311494340008.283.403.396.79910520318.323.113.298.36515.4113.520.881.5753.0026.67
2010Buffalo BisonsILAAAnyn-c27728161000001700000.214.241.250.4917129.286.036.071.2223.4524.147.000.000.0016.67
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         89293288116053311505040008.276.389.382.77111221347.319.106.276.35314.4114.411.001.4458.6025.93
2010New York MetsNLMLBnyn13c27510020000000500001.200.200.200.4002010.400.000.000.1790.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2011Buffalo BisonsILAAAnyn22c286016815369021500162723318.214.286.304.5905111192.239.090.185.2648.3314.061.691.0484.0030.56
2011New York MetsNLMLBnyn13c28215341010160141102001.189.246.264.51014259.220.075.132.2326.7818.642.751.6953.0020.00
2012Buffalo BisonsILAAAnyn16c29226610246016006901211.364.405.500.90533775.397.136.227.3858.0012.001.501.3366.0029.17
2012New York MetsNLMLBnyn4c2947109819301130082722101.174.242.229.471254122.220.055.128.2176.5622.133.380.82109.0021.05
2013Buffalo BisonsILAAAtorc3058175162912011100174044008.166.255.251.5064413200.209.085.183.2368.5020.002.350.50175.0044.83
2014Buffalo BisonsILAAAtor15c314915013312031710183005409.207.285.280.565425177.231.073.200.25910.1716.951.671.6950.0016.13
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter7417212314021901124324103.180.241.238.479416191.227.058.122.0006.2822.513.581.0586.0019.35
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter656210122348911013423887257417352628571.233.323.335.6587031452447.271.102.225.00010.5017.041.621.3961.7929.65
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter25275671161390966117315871513333.213.284.300.58422748864.252.087.184.0008.4518.292.161.0484.0029.81
AA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter29395096220411141015612516514913132.232.326.321.647305561111.263.089.220.00011.2514.851.321.2667.8625.45
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter43141123511001000233790111.248.385.326.7114611174.333.078.241.00013.2221.261.610.000.0031.43
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter622334267180105520335342104.288.384.494.87811528273.333.206.356.00012.0919.411.613.6623.3041.79
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter621261016003410001.286.400.476.87610225.313.190.333.00012.0016.001.334.0021.0033.33
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter15154010315730117952362731229020.291.371.444.81524048625.305.153.267.0009.9211.681.182.7231.7630.57
New York Mets Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter7317212314021901124324103.180.241.238.479416191.227.058.122.0006.2822.513.581.0586.0019.35
Average MLB - Per 162 games16237726689044202269449207.180.241.238.4799013418.227.058.122.0006.2822.513.581.0586.0019.35
Average Minor - Per 162 games162519551212708592263103967118.233.323.335.65817436604.271.102.225.00010.5017.041.621.3961.7929.65

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2004Spokane IndiansNwstA-tex-Rel2100--10100100.0000000000----------0.00--
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter00--10100100.0000000000----------0.00--
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter00--10100100.0000000000----------0.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2004Spokane Indians NwstA-tex21C54--4192141444440.9918.15-----36287.171.1
2005Arizona Rangers ArizRktex22C6--527--59591.0009.83------6100.010.7
2005Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex22C68--5215035574571.9958.40------68100.048.6
2006Bakersfield Blaze CalifA+tex23C16--1251311139138.9938.63-----21794.111.4
2006Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex23C39--2812721310308.9947.90-----339100.027.9
2006Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn23C4--23-1-2423.9585.75-----14100.02.9
2007St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn24C20--116145-135130.9636.50------2676.914.4
2007St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn24OF2--6---661.0003.00------267.71.4
2007Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn24C60--3492362378372.9846.20-----26592.342.3
2007Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn243B2--232-75.7142.50------653.11.4
2008Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn25C16--949-11031031.0006.44-----21794.111.3
2008New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAnyn25C48--2902252317312.9846.50-----65488.934.0
2008New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAnyn25OF1---------------541.90.7
2009Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn26C18--1371111149148.9938.22-9564.3118100.012.9
2009Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn26C2--122--14141.0007.00-2166.7-2100.01.4
2010Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn27C77--5334482585577.9867.49-492764.548293.954.2
2010Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn271B3--191142120.9526.67------823.72.1
2010Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn27C7--676-373731.00010.43-11378.6-7100.04.9
2010New York MetsNLMLBnyn27C43221411-1615.9383.750.683-100.0-580.02.5
2011Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn28C56--3752821405403.9957.20-191261.356093.339.2
2011Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn281B1---1--111.0001.00------601.70.7
2011New York MetsNLMLBnyn28C20151431186--1241241.0006.200.879469.242195.212.3
2012Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn29C22--1721662194188.9698.55-22873.3122100.015.4
2012New York MetsNLMLBnyn29C45353042802023302300.9936.670.9918675.084795.727.8
2012New York MetsNLMLBnyn29DH1---------------472.10.6
2013Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor30C57--4332913463462.9988.11-571777.055898.339.6
2013Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor30C1-1-------------1100.00.6
2014Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor31C47--368162-386384.9958.17-321076.2-4995.932.9
MLB Totals for C - 4 season(s)-   C70534704122733442439.9936.270.93301075.012700.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 7 season(s)-   C239--1717119161118521836.9917.68-1435173.7172390.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for C - 6 season(s)-   C282--1938164211221232102.9907.45-583264.4132820.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B3--191142120.9526.67------30.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2--232-75.7142.50------20.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C36--2412761274268.9787.44-----2360.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF2--6---661.0003.00------20.00.0
A- Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C54--4192141444440.9918.15-----3540.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C6--527--59591.0009.83------60.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2004Spokane Indians NwstA-tex21-54---------
2005Arizona Rangers ArizRktex22-6---------
2005Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex22-68---------
2006Bakersfield Blaze CalifA+tex23-16---------
2006Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex23-39---------
2006Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn23-4---------
2007St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn24-20-------2-
2007Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn24-60---2-----
2008Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn25-16---------
2008New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAnyn25-48-------1-
2009Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn26-18---------
2009Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn26-2---------
2010Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn27-773--------
2010Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn27-7---------
2010New York MetsNLMLBnyn27-4---------
2011Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn28-561--------
2011New York MetsNLMLBnyn28-20---------
2012Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn29-22---------
2012New York MetsNLMLBnyn29-45--------1
2013Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor30-57---------
2013Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor30-1---------
2014Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor31-47---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2002Wareham GatemenCape Cod LeagueCollege193110813223021510103000000.204.271.287.558315118.263.083.1858.4725.423.001.6954.0022.73
2005Surprise RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor2214401117701100141000000.425.477.6751.15227844.552.250.3259.0922.732.502.2740.0047.06
2006Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2322000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2007Scottsdale ScorpionsArizona Fall LgMinor2413463920160031100000.196.245.304.54914349.235.108.1746.1222.453.672.0446.0033.33
2007New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2411000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2008New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2523010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2009New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2623120001000100000.667.667.6671.3342031.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2010New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2722000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2011New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2818422500010011000100.119.136.119.2555044.152.000.0242.2722.7310.000.000.000.00
2012New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB291836783015003600000.222.282.389.67114439.241.167.2507.6915.382.002.5636.0050.00
2013Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB302242493003004500002.214.283.286.56912346.243.072.1678.7010.871.250.000.0033.33
2014Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB3174000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs3110813223021510103000000.204.271.287.558315118.263.083.1858.4725.423.001.6954.0022.73
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs27861426902160172100000.302.355.477.832411193.381.175.2447.5322.583.002.1543.0042.31
MLB Spring Training Totals - 9 yrs741351425601100082700102.185.229.252.481347144.222.067.1265.5618.753.380.69135.0028.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2018Georgia Tech Yellow JacketsACCNCAACollege-35Assistant Coach301416.4678.04Danny Hall
* 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 [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2004Minor League Short-Season All-Star Team (C) ... Northwest League All-Star Team (C)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2014-11-08CFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency31.268  
2014-08-04CToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list31.172Team Roster on 2014-08-04
2014-07-28CToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured31.165Team Roster on 2014-07-28
2014-07-02CToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list31.139Team Roster on 2014-07-02
2014-06-18CToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured31.125Team Roster on 2014-06-18
2014-04-12CToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)31.058Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2013-11-10CToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)-Minors--Re-signed to minor league contract30.270Team Roster on 2013-11-10
2013-11-05CToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)-Minors--Re-signed to minor league contract30.265Team Roster on 2013-11-05
2013-10-05CToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors30.234Team Roster on 2013-10-05
2013-09-03CToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Buffalo (AAA)30.202Team Roster on 2013-09-03
2013-08-27CToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-Minors--Activated from temporarily inactive list30.195Team Roster on 2013-08-27
2013-08-24CToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-Restricted--Placed on temporarily inactive list30.192Team Roster on 2013-08-24
2013-07-14CToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-Minors--Activated from temporarily inactive list30.151Team Roster on 2013-07-14
2013-07-12CToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-Restricted--Placed on temporary inactive list30.149Team Roster on 2013-07-12
2013-04-06CToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)30.052Team Roster on 2013-04-06
2012-12-17CToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)-MinorsTradedTraded from Mets with R.A. Dickey and Josh Thole to Blue Jays for Travis d'Arnaud, Noah Syndergaard, John Buck and Wuilmer Becerra29.307Team Roster on 2012-12-17
2012-11-09CNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract29.269Team Roster on 2012-11-09
2012-11-06CFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentRefused minor league assignment. Elected free agency29.266  
2012-11-02CNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors29.262Team Roster on 2012-11-02
2012-09-01cNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Buffalo (AAA)29.200Team Roster on 2012-09-01
2012-07-25cNew York MetsBuffalo (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Buffalo (AAA)29.162Team Roster on 2012-07-25
2012-05-07cNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActive--29.083Team Roster on 2012-05-07
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2006-08-30TradeTraded by Rangers to Mets for Victor Diaz 
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

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2004Texas Rangers-21200,000-------200,000Signing Bonus out of 2004 Draft (5th round - 141st overall)
2010New York MetsTeam Payroll27400,000-75735-2,812,412400,000600,000
2011New York MetsTeam Payroll28414,000-78932-2,722,607414,0001,014,000
2012New York MetsTeam Payroll29480,880-75227172,954,887480,0001,494,880
2013Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll30490,0001.10877540-3,023,990490,0001,984,8802012-11-09 - Signed to minor league contract
* 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