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Lastings MilledgeTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 2006-2011
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Drafted
Played in Japan
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
Futures Game

PositionsOF-294, LF-236, CF-164, RF-127Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLastings Darnell Milledge
Height6-1Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 5,1985 [33.254]PlaceBradenton,Florida
High SchoolLakewood Ranch (Bradenton,FL)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 1st round (12th overall) of the 2003 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$2,075,000Signing ScoutsJoe SalermoService Time3.092 (2011)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2004-MLB-#86 ... 2004-NYN-#4 ... 2005-MLB-#11 ... 2005-NYN-#1 ... 2006-MLB-#9 ... 2006-NYN-#1
MLB DebutMay 30,2006 [21.055]
OrganizationsNYN [5] PIT [2] WAS [2] CHA [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID37670Retrosheet IDmilll002MLBAM ID451186
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Player Notes:   Participated in the 1997 Little League World Series for Bradenton,Florida
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed67Power63Contact61XBH61RBIs63Runs44Hitting63Durability41Team.476Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2003Kingsport MetsAppRknyn-18726462002513410100.231.323.308.6318231.261.077.346.2889.6812.901.330.000.0033.33
2004Capital City BombersSALAnyn-of1965261668822113582361753121313.337.399.579.97815136294.379.242.372.4155.7818.033.124.4220.0840.91
2004St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn23of19228161962283292112003.235.319.432.751351093.293.197.321.3269.6822.582.332.1540.5052.63
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         873427210728315662682674133316.313.380.544.92418646387.359.231.360.3946.7219.122.853.8822.8042.99
2005St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn27of2062232487015042218131941134115.302.385.418.8039719269.351.116.220.3587.0615.242.161.4958.0027.14
2005Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-of20481933365170424115144742111.337.392.487.8799421214.427.150.254.3826.5421.963.361.8748.2532.31
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1104258113532084629183388176226.318.388.449.83719140483.384.131.235.3686.8318.222.671.6653.1329.63
2006Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn27of2184307528521473613104367141211.277.388.440.82813532367.332.163.313.36511.7218.261.561.9143.8637.65
2006New York MetsNLMLBnyn44lf-rf215616614407242212123951144.241.310.380.6906313185.290.139.205.2956.4921.083.252.1641.5032.50
2007Gulf Coast MetsGCLRknyn-of2227111000011210001.143.333.286.619219.200.143.143.30111.1122.222.000.000.00100.00
2007St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn-of2214210000001000000.250.400.250.650105.250.000.250.32120.000.000.000.000.000.00
2007Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-of225237101138100410000.435.458.9571.41522524.438.522.565.5850.0016.670.0012.507.6750.00
2007New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAnyn14of22113991310155021210101.333.372.436.80817243.444.103.282.3554.6527.916.002.3339.0015.38
2007Minor Totals (4 teams)Minor         19731925314136141830102.342.395.575.97042881.404.233.356.4154.9422.224.504.9418.2532.00
2007New York MetsNLMLBnyn45rf225918427509172932134271125.272.341.446.7878217206.316.174.250.3426.3120.393.233.4026.2934.00
2008Gulf Coast NationalsGCLRkwas-of2324110011000000000.250.2501.0001.250414.000.750.750.5060.000.000.0025.004.00100.00
2008Columbus ClippersILAAAwas-of23313010002000400001.077.077.077.1541013.111.000.000.0690.0030.770.000.000.000.00
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         517120013000400001.118.118.294.4125117.083.176.176.1720.0023.530.005.8817.0050.00
2008Washington NationalsNLMLBwas44cf2313852365140242146124938961457119.268.330.402.73221040587.300.134.235.3236.4716.352.532.3937.3628.57
2009Gulf Coast PiratesGCLRkpit-lf24412142000102200000.333.429.500.9296214.400.167.417.40914.2914.291.000.000.0050.00
2009Gulf Coast NationalsGCLRkwas-cf2435110013103000000.200.500.8001.300418.000.6001.400.51837.500.000.0012.505.00100.00
2009Totals for GCL-GCL         717252013205200000.294.455.5881.04310322.286.294.706.44822.739.090.404.5517.0060.00
2009Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+pit-lf24312331024001300000.250.308.8331.14110313.143.583.667.4627.6923.083.0015.386.00100.00
2009Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas20lf242279112050046131600102.253.277.316.59325583.313.063.165.2633.6119.285.330.000.0025.00
2009Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit6lf24176072060073281031202.333.425.433.85826674.385.100.250.38310.8113.511.250.000.0030.00
2009Totals for IL-IL         39139184011001193112631304.288.346.367.7135111157.345.079.201.3197.0116.562.360.000.0027.50
2009Minor Totals (5 teams)Minor         491682348140318113173131304.286.356.423.7797117192.328.137.286.3448.8516.151.821.5656.0035.42
2009Washington NationalsNLMLBwas85cf247241400011011010001.167.231.167.3984026.286.000.083.1933.8538.4610.000.000.000.00
2009Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit85lf2458220206411042064123732204.291.333.395.7288715239.331.104.168.3235.0215.483.081.6755.0023.44
2009Totals for NL-NL         65244216811042174134742205.279.323.373.6969115265.328.094.160.3104.9117.743.621.5161.0022.06
2010Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit85lf-rf251133793810521343453286232037.277.332.380.71214428412.323.103.182.3166.8015.052.210.9794.7526.67
2011Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha14lf-rf2612344461131233124727643636102115.295.364.441.80519638505.321.146.291.3558.5112.481.472.3837.0029.01
2011Chicago White SoxALMLBcha5lf2624111000000100000.250.250.500.750214.333.250.250.3170.0025.000.000.000.00100.00
2012Yakult SwallowsJap CenIntl--27125476731432312165975779634511.300.379.485.86423145546.321.185.309.37310.4414.471.393.8522.6731.47
2013Yakult SwallowsJap CenIntl-289637456942101649734254232212.251.329.436.76516337423.255.185.307.3359.9312.771.293.7823.3839.36
2014Yakult SwallowsJap CenIntl-291039392016006600204.231.319.359.67814347.235.128.282.30212.7712.771.002.1339.0033.33
2015Yakult SwallowsJap CenIntl-30247631621190251600001.211.259.303.56223481.254.092.132.2496.1719.753.201.2376.0025.00
2017Lancaster BarnstormersAtlInd--32853114284161136144304221110.270.337.338.67510518345.309.068.196.2998.7012.171.400.29311.0021.43
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter43315001664047383316740201042873311111040.269.328.395.7235921141659.312.126.208.0006.2717.302.761.9945.4528.22
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter4841802313539123115023111747169349572114535.299.375.463.8388341842063.345.164.296.0008.1916.922.072.4236.0434.14
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter2609421402705672010154199917224128222.287.366.425.791400831085.330.138.280.0009.1215.851.741.8447.1030.74
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter532164075181732125145152111.347.398.537.93511626238.428.190.287.0005.8821.433.642.9430.8634.67
A+ Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter88329599322283421153065146118.283.366.435.80114332380.331.152.261.0007.8917.112.172.1141.1334.41
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter65261668822113582361753121313.337.399.579.97815136294.379.242.372.0005.7818.033.124.4220.0840.91
Rk Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter18548135026729820101.241.364.444.80824766.244.203.463.00013.6412.120.893.0327.0053.85
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter853114284161136144304221110.270.337.338.67510518345.309.068.196.0008.7012.171.400.29311.0021.43
Intl Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter255965135262482391291612110155868728.272.348.447.795431891097.286.175.293.00010.0314.131.413.5624.7433.97
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter171599581693238541174099642311.282.332.386.71823143651.326.104.177.0006.1415.212.481.2374.8825.44
Washington Nationals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter145547661442421462259391061557120.263.326.391.71721440613.300.128.229.0006.3617.292.722.2839.0727.78
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter11535041901631151442581122269.257.326.414.74014530391.304.157.229.0006.3920.723.242.8131.8233.33
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter24111000000100000.250.250.500.750214.333.250.250.0000.0025.000.000.000.00100.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162561621512731262157391071244415.269.328.395.72322143621.312.126.208.0006.2717.302.761.9945.4528.22
Average Minor - Per 162 games16260310518041417773916571171975212.299.375.463.83827962691.345.164.296.0008.1916.922.072.4236.0434.14

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2004Capital City Bombers SALAnyn19OF62--97691112103.9201.66------6595.445.6
2004St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn19OF22--434--47471.0002.14------22100.017.1
2005St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn20OF61--146351154149.9682.44------6298.445.5
2005Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn20OF44--9032-9593.9792.11------4891.731.0
2006Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn21OF84--185621193191.9902.27------84100.059.6
2006New York MetsNLMLBnyn21LF26211944231-4645.9781.730.23-----5646.416.0
2006New York MetsNLMLBnyn21RF24242043811-4039.9751.630.19-----5642.914.8
2007Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn22OF1--3---331.0003.00------250.01.8
2007St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn22OF1--1---111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2007Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn22OF5--131-114141.0002.80------5100.03.5
2007New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAnyn22OF11--1313-1714.8241.27------11100.07.6
2007New York MetsNLMLBnyn22RF282522151-1-5251.9811.820.23-----5947.517.3
2007New York MetsNLMLBnyn22CF14131204121-4443.9773.070.36-----5923.78.6
2007New York MetsNLMLBnyn22LF1187720---20201.0001.820.26-----5918.66.8
2008Gulf Coast Nationals GCLRkwas23OF2--2---221.0001.00------2100.03.6
2008Columbus Clippers ILAAAwas23OF1--7---771.0007.00------333.30.7
2008Washington NationalsNLMLBwas23CF134134118534815-354349.9862.600.29-----13897.183.2
2009Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit24LF3--7---771.0002.33------475.05.0
2009Gulf Coast Nationals GCLRkwas24CF3--1---111.0000.33------3100.05.5
2009Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit24CF1--3---331.0003.00------425.01.7
2009Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit24LF3--5-1-65.8331.67------3100.02.2
2009Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas24LF15--2311-2524.9601.60------2268.210.4
2009Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit24LF15--312213533.9432.20------1788.210.5
2009Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas24CF5--19---19191.0003.80------2222.73.5
2009Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit24CF2--6---661.0003.00------1711.81.4
2009Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24LF56565001116--1171171.0002.090.23-----5896.634.8
2009Washington NationalsNLMLBwas24CF554211---11111.0002.200.26-----771.43.1
2010Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25LF63565151105-11151151.0001.830.22-----11355.838.9
2010Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25RF4541341801118281.9881.800.24-----11339.827.8
2011Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha26LF42--726-178781.0001.86------12334.129.4
2011Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha26RF30--5441-5958.9831.93------12324.421.0
2011Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26LF21117---771.0003.500.64-----2100.01.2
MLB Totals for LF - 5 season(s)-   LF15814212972901411305304.9971.920.23-----1580.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 3 season(s)-   CF153152134740036-409403.9852.630.30-----1530.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 3 season(s)-   RF9790766169231174171.9831.760.22-----970.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF96--205751217212.9772.21------960.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF72--126932138135.9781.88------720.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF30--5441-5958.9831.93------300.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF7--25---25251.0003.57------70.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF49--103421109107.9822.18------490.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF84--190751202197.9752.35------840.00.0
A+ Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF3--5-1-65.8331.67------30.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF62--97691112103.9201.66------620.00.0
Rk Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF4--4---441.0001.00------40.00.0
Rk Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF3--7---771.0002.33------30.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF3--5---551.0001.67------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2004Capital City Bombers SALAnyn19---------62-
2004St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn19---------22-
2005St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn20---------61-
2005Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn20---------44-
2006Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn21---------84-
2006New York MetsNLMLBnyn21------26-24--
2007Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn22---------1-
2007St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn22---------1-
2007Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn22---------5-
2007New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAnyn22---------11-
2007New York MetsNLMLBnyn22------111428--
2008Gulf Coast Nationals GCLRkwas23---------2-
2008Columbus Clippers ILAAAwas23---------1-
2008Washington NationalsNLMLBwas23-------134---
2009Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit24------31---
2009Gulf Coast Nationals GCLRkwas24-------3---
2009Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit24------3----
2009Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas24------155---
2009Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit24------152---
2009Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24------56----
2009Washington NationalsNLMLBwas24-------5---
2010Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25------63-45--
2011Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha26------42-30--
2011Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26------2----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2005Surprise RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor20249424314252372101700000.330.394.574.9685411104.361.244.4049.6216.351.704.8118.8035.48
2006New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB212355101830172221600000.327.351.436.78724457.447.109.1453.5128.078.001.7555.0022.22
2007New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB222660102241185151050001.367.457.517.97431670.429.150.3007.1414.292.001.4360.0027.27
2008Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2322761424611106241540002.316.381.461.84235884.383.145.2504.7617.863.751.1976.0033.33
2009Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24237361511112141411002.205.256.288.54421379.241.083.1515.0617.723.501.2773.0020.00
2010Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2520528162005316600000.308.379.346.72518258.348.038.19210.3410.341.000.000.0012.50
2011Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB2619599181041242121210101.305.425.525.95031573.318.220.45816.4416.441.005.4814.7527.78
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs249424314252372101700000.330.394.574.9685411104.361.244.4049.6216.351.704.8118.8035.48
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs133375571131738432293373111106.301.374.427.80116028421.356.126.2487.8417.342.211.9046.8824.78

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2002High School All-American - 1st Team (OF)1
2003High School All-American - 1st Team (OF)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-12-17OFFree Agent -InternationalContractSigned with Yakult (Japan) 3-yrs27.256  
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-02-03ContractSigned by White Sox 
2010-12-02Free AgentGranted free agency 
2008-07-24InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-06-28InjuredDisabled -- Right groin strain 
2008-01-11ContractSigned by Nationals (1-year) 
2007-11-30TradeTraded by Mets to Nationals for Brian Schneider and Ryan Church 
2003-08-19Contractsigned 
* 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
2003New York Mets-182,075,000-------2,075,000Signing Bonus out of 2003 Draft (1st round - 12th overall)
2006New York MetsTeam Payroll21327,000-74246-2,365,072327,0002,402,000
2007New York MetsTeam Payroll22383,000-69431142,459,737380,0002,785,000
2008Washington NationalsTeam Payroll23402,500-61524322,696,252390,0003,187,500
2009Washington NationalsTeam Payroll24452,000-52118362,746,792400,0003,639,500
2009Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll24452,000-52117362,746,792400,0003,639,500
2010Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll25452,000-53116422,812,412400,0004,091,500
2011Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll26500,0003.09253022412,722,607414,0004,591,500
* 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