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Craig TatumTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2012 MLB Years: 2009-2011
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League

PositionsC-558, 1b-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameCraig B. Tatum
Height6-1Weight215BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 18,1983 [35.274]PlaceHattiesburg,Mississippi
High SchoolHattiesburg (Hattiesburg,MS)
CollegeMississippi State University (Starkville,MS)

DraftedSelected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (78th overall) of the 2004 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$450,000Signing ScoutsJerry FlowersService Time2.031 (2011)
MLB DebutJuly 21,2009 [26.125]
OrganizationsCIN [6] BAL [2] NYA [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID38246Retrosheet IDtatuc001MLBAM ID461874
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed26Power44Contact46XBH51RBIs59Runs34Hitting38Durability41Team.492Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2003Mississippi StateSECNCAA-1Fr39c205619235588063300164612207.302.355.438.7938414213.366.136.219.3477.5121.602.882.8232.0024.14
2004Mississippi StateSECNCAA-1So39c21592374277160136001104833306.325.356.557.91313229256.358.232.270.3863.9118.754.805.0818.2337.66
2004Billings MustangsPioRkcin39c214214919338322120213620209.221.322.356.6785313174.274.135.289.30312.0720.691.711.1574.5039.39
2005Dayton DragonsMidwAcin-c223712816247111202213020002.188.311.281.592369151.237.093.242.27813.9119.871.430.66128.0037.50
2006Dayton DragonsMidwAcin27c2398343419521083731327040227.277.344.408.75214029381.326.131.230.3298.4018.372.192.1042.8830.53
2007Sarasota RedsFSLA+cin-c2458219297015010390194111105.320.348.525.87311525231.355.205.242.3753.9017.754.564.3321.9035.71
2007Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin38c2446173214010122201174910303.231.299.335.6345813194.304.104.197.2848.7625.262.881.0386.5032.50
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         10439250110251126102269021408.281.325.441.76617338425.333.160.222.3336.1221.183.462.8232.6734.55
2008Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin27c2586293317418185711265921627.253.312.403.71511827328.284.150.239.3117.9317.992.272.4436.6336.49
2008Louisville BatsILAAAcin-c2510391700030001600101.179.175.179.3547040.292.000.000.1570.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         96332328118186011267521728.244.297.377.67412527368.285.133.211.2947.0720.382.882.1741.5033.33
2009Louisville BatsILAAAcin27c2664213225112032100175520104.239.300.338.6387215233.308.099.178.2877.3023.613.241.2971.0029.41
2009Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30c26266831110160071011010.162.250.221.47115277.175.059.162.2189.0912.991.431.3068.0018.18
2010Norfolk TidesILAAAbal-c27621120103013501001.095.208.190.3984125.125.095.190.19212.0020.001.670.000.0050.00
2010Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal15c27431141132400910122100005.281.349.316.665364126.344.035.149.3069.5216.671.750.000.0012.50
2011Norfolk TidesILAAAbal15c28216541330070191301201.200.289.246.53516377.241.046.169.24911.6916.881.440.000.0023.08
2011Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal15c28318771730071062102107.195.245.230.47520396.254.035.115.2176.2521.883.500.000.0017.65
2012Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YanILAAAnya15c29828350016003600000.179.258.286.5448131.190.107.214.2479.6819.352.003.2328.0020.00
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter100269216080122202552131112.223.291.264.555719299.272.041.141.0008.3617.392.080.33269.0015.00
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter4761671188414947352286815838014418440.248.315.375.6906271361865.297.127.221.0008.4720.382.411.8847.7432.85
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter109366317815144002329522407.213.277.292.56910720406.273.079.161.0007.8823.402.970.9991.5025.64
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1324665211428210791243108319210.245.307.378.68517640522.291.133.223.0008.2420.692.511.9246.6035.09
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter58219297015010390194111105.320.348.525.87311525231.355.205.242.0003.9017.754.564.3321.9035.71
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13547157119281949335310060229.253.335.374.70917638532.302.121.234.0009.9618.801.891.6952.3331.93
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4214919338322120213620209.221.322.356.6785313174.274.135.289.00012.0720.691.711.1574.5039.39
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter115429771352401993012694455013.315.356.503.85921643469.361.188.247.0005.5420.043.624.0522.5831.85
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter74201184970016201842021012.244.305.279.584567222.306.035.134.0008.1118.922.330.000.0014.29
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter266831110160071011010.162.250.221.47115277.175.059.162.0009.0912.991.431.3068.0018.18
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624363497130236304184252219.223.291.264.55511515484.272.041.141.0008.3617.392.080.33269.0015.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625696414132212782354129516114.248.315.375.69021346635.297.127.221.0008.4720.382.411.8847.7432.85

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2004Billings Mustangs PioRkcin21C42--3274952381376.9878.95-----942100.056.8
2005Dayton Dragons MidwAcin22C36--2433192283274.9687.61------3797.325.9
2006Dayton Dragons MidwAcin23C94--69992119802791.9868.41-----129895.967.1
2007Sarasota Reds FSLA+cin24C55--4363376476469.9858.53-----115894.839.3
2007Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin24C46--3724474423416.9839.04-----546100.032.9
2008Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin25C79--61655711678671.9908.49-----48691.956.8
2008Louisville Bats ILAAAcin25C10--796-185851.0008.50------10100.06.9
2009Louisville Bats ILAAAcin26C63--4493761492486.9887.71-511972.966498.444.4
2009Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26C2619173137101-148147.9935.650.857463.6-26100.016.0
2010Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal27C6--4521-4847.9797.83-4357.116100.04.2
2010Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27C42343102221731242239.9885.690.7725292.614397.725.9
2011Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal28C21--107142-123121.9845.76-16866.7121100.014.7
2011Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28C30272392071632226223.9877.430.9320871.413196.818.5
2011Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal281B1-21--1111.0001.000.50-----313.20.6
2012Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya29C8--499--58581.0007.25-8280.028100.05.6
MLB Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C98807225664373616609.9896.210.84521478.82980.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1-21--1111.0001.000.50-----10.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 5 season(s)-   C108--7296892806797.9897.38-793271.2101080.00.0
AA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C125--98899141511011087.9878.70-----91250.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C55--4363376476469.9858.53-----11550.00.0
A Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C130--942123201110851065.9828.19-----121300.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C42--3274952381376.9878.95-----9420.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2004Billings Mustangs PioRkcin21-42---------
2005Dayton Dragons MidwAcin22-36---------
2006Dayton Dragons MidwAcin23-94---------
2007Sarasota Reds FSLA+cin24-55---------
2007Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin24-46---------
2008Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin25-79---------
2008Louisville Bats ILAAAcin25-10---------
2009Louisville Bats ILAAAcin26-63---------
2009Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26-26---------
2010Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal27-6---------
2010Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27-42---------
2011Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal28-21---------
2011Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28-301--------
2012Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya29-8---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2007Surprise RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor2413476122014004800000.255.314.362.67617351.289.107.1917.8415.692.001.9647.0025.00
2007Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2411000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2008Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25913231014000100000.231.231.538.7697213.182.307.3080.007.690.007.6913.0066.67
2009Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB261114361018004100100.429.526.7141.24010219.385.285.57121.055.260.255.2614.0033.33
2010Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB271526452003004510000.192.323.269.5927231.238.077.23112.9016.131.250.000.0040.00
2011Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB281337481003112600000.216.256.243.4999139.258.027.0815.1315.383.000.000.0012.50
2012New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB291415131001000400001.200.200.267.4674115.273.067.0670.0026.670.000.000.0033.33
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs13476122014004800000.255.314.362.67617351.289.107.1917.8415.692.001.9647.0025.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs6310614256021911101810101.236.305.349.654378118.264.113.2088.4715.251.801.6953.0032.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2004Pioneer League All-Star (C)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2013-02-13CFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Marlins29.332  
2013-01-13CMiami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract29.301Team Roster on 2013-01-13
2012-03-28CNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)-Minors--Claimed off waivers from Diamondbacks by Yankees29.010Team Roster on 2012-03-28
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-03-28Claimed off waivers by Yankees from Diamondbacks 
2012-01-23Claimed off waivers by Diamondbacks from Astros 
2011-10-28Claimed off waivers by Astros from Orioles 
2009-11-20Claimed off waivers by Orioles from Reds 
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
2004Cincinnati Reds-21450,000-------450,000Signing Bonus out of 2004 Draft (3rd round - 78th overall)
2009Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll26400,000-72434-2,746,792400,000850,000
2010Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll27400,000-75731-2,812,412400,0001,250,000
2011Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll28414,0002.03178934-2,722,607414,0001,664,000
* 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