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Steve TrachselTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1989-2008 MLB Years: 1993-2008
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PositionsP-505Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameStephen Christopher Trachsel
Height6-4Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 31,1970 [47.289]PlaceOxnard,California
High SchoolTroy (Fullerton,CA)
CollegeLong Beach State University (Long Beach,CA), Fullerton College (Fullerton,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 8th round (215th overall) of the 1991 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsGene HandleyService Time13.017 (2006)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1993-MLB-#2 ... 1994-MLB-#5
MLB DebutSeptember 19,1993 [22.323]
OrganizationsCHN [10] NYN [6] BAL [2] TBA [1] TOR [1] Awards1Awards Voting1-22
TBC Player ID387Retrosheet IDtracs001MLBAM ID123431
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Chicago Cubs in 1999 and Tampa Bay Rays in 2000
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts38Walks63Hittable55SO/BB55vsPower55Hitting40Durability62Team.487Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1991Long Beach StateCollegeNCAAJrST201162.78201829201148.212959460381390001.127.81--2.308.413.66.647-
1991Geneva CubsNYPLA-chn-ST20101.26220000014.010220670001.126.28--3.774.401.171.000-
1991Winston-Salem SpiritsCaroA+chn-ST20443.6712120100073.2703830319691001.218.550.372.328.433.63.500-
1991Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0543.2714140100087.1804032325761001.198.180.312.567.773.04.5562.42
1992Charlotte KnightsSouAAchn-ST211383.06292905200191.0180766519351357101.138.480.901.656.363.86.619-
1993Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-ST221363.96272611110170.2170787520461354001.278.961.052.437.122.93.684-
1993Chicago CubsNLMLBchn46ST22024.58330000019.216101043141000.977.321.831.376.414.67.0004.67
1994Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-ST230210.0022000009.01110101780002.0011.001.007.008.001.14.000-
1994Chicago CubsNLMLBchn46ST23973.21222201000146.0133575219541086031.288.201.173.336.662.00.5634.51
1995Chicago CubsNLMLBchn46ST247135.15302912000160.21741049225761172101.569.751.404.266.551.54.3505.09
1996Orlando CubsSouAAchn-ST25012.77220000013.0116400121000.857.62----8.310.00.000-
1996Chicago CubsNLMLBchn46ST251393.03313103200205.0181826930621325281.197.951.322.725.802.13.5914.81
1997Chicago CubsNLMLBchn46ST268124.51343400000201.022511010132691604151.4610.061.433.087.152.32.4004.69
1998Chicago CubsNLMLBchn46ST271584.46333301000208.020410710327841493281.388.831.173.636.451.77.6524.72
1999Chicago CubsNLMLBchn46ST288185.56343404000205.222613312732641498331.419.891.402.806.522.33.3084.69
2000Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba46ST296104.58232303100137.216076701649783061.5210.461.053.205.101.59.3754.71
2000Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor33ST29255.2911110000063.07240371025321001.5410.291.433.574.571.28.2865.37
2001Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-ST30202.79330110019.0136606121000.986.05--2.795.592.001.000-
2001New York MetsNLMLBnyn29ST3011134.46282801100173.2168908628471444031.248.711.452.447.463.06.4584.35
2002Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-ST31100.0011000005.23100450001.244.76--6.357.941.251.000-
2002New York MetsNLMLBnyn29ST3111113.37303001100173.2170806516691054001.388.810.833.585.441.52.5004.14
2003New York MetsNLMLBnyn29ST3216103.78333302200204.2204908626651115231.318.971.142.864.881.71.6154.59
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn29ST3312134.00333300000202.22031049025831174251.419.011.113.695.201.41.4804.80
2005St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn-ST34011.3522000006.25210151000.906.75--1.356.755.00.000-
2005Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-ST34103.00220100012.08442470001.006.001.503.005.251.751.000-
2005Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-ST34012.57220000014.0104422120000.866.431.291.297.716.00.000-
2005Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorMLB--ST0122.48660100032.22310947241000.926.341.101.936.613.43.3333.79
2005New York MetsNLMLBnyn29ST34144.14660000037.0372017612241011.329.001.462.925.842.00.2004.88
2006New York MetsNLMLBnyn29ST351584.97303001000164.218594912378794041.6010.111.264.264.321.01.6525.50
2007Frederick KeysCaroA+bal-ST36012.5711000007.07320141001.149.00--1.295.144.00.000-
2007Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal41ST36684.48252501000140.215173701669456321.569.661.024.412.880.65.4295.59
2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn52ST36138.31440000017.025161637111001.8512.981.563.635.711.57.2505.43
2008Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal41S/R37258.391082001039.25341371027162012.0212.032.276.133.630.59.2867.72
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter1431594.394204173207102495.025871327121934894315916416521.419.311.253.395.731.69.4741.73
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter35243.41858419410534.04982302034713141116101.178.360.792.206.903.14.593-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1594.01343312210212.1204989523611675001.248.620.972.587.062.74.625-
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1592.96343406200221.2202877321431598101.118.200.851.756.463.70.625-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter463.4015150100086.0824333321783001.188.450.312.168.043.71.400-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter101.26220000014.010220670001.126.28--3.774.401.171.000-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1162.78201829201148.212959460381390001.127.81--2.308.413.66.647-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter61724.411911901112001161.21184619570172419840309271.389.161.333.246.502.00.459-
New York Mets Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter66594.0916016005400954.0967478435124354580224161.389.101.173.335.461.64.528-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter8135.34353321010179.02041141072696618331.6610.181.304.793.040.64.381-
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6104.58232303100137.216076701649783061.5210.461.053.205.101.59.375-
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter255.2911110000063.07240371025321001.5410.291.433.574.571.28.286-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13144.39373702100220.022811710731831406151.419.311.253.395.731.69.4811.73
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14103.41353414200220.0204948319541697001.178.360.792.206.903.14.583-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1992Charlotte KnightsSouAAchn-p212926251000001612000.192.250.231.4816130.250.039.077.2293.3320.006.000.000.0020.00
1993Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-p222725571001002502000.280.333.320.6538129.350.040.120.3016.9017.242.500.000.0014.29
1993Chicago CubsNLMLBchn46p2236110000001200000.167.286.167.453107.250.000.167.23114.2928.572.000.000.000.00
1994Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-p2320000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.716100.000.000.000.000.000.00
1994Chicago CubsNLMLBchn46p232243381002010918002.186.205.209.4149152.235.023.000.1880.0017.310.000.000.0012.50
1995Chicago CubsNLMLBchn46p24304931320040021706100.265.288.306.59415258.394.041.082.2673.4529.318.500.000.0015.38
1996Orlando CubsSouAAchn-p2522000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1996Chicago CubsNLMLBchn46p2531663720150012006000.106.119.182.30112373.133.076.091.1311.3727.4020.001.3766.0042.86
1997Chicago CubsNLMLBchn46p26346057300400519011003.117.185.167.35210376.171.050.133.1686.5825.003.800.000.0042.86
1998Chicago CubsNLMLBchn46p273164111730180071809001.266.338.359.69723480.356.093.203.3168.7522.502.571.2564.0023.53
1999Chicago CubsNLMLBchn46p2832634710001012507000.111.125.127.2528171.184.016.048.1151.4135.2125.000.000.0014.29
2000Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba46p2924010000001100000.250.400.250.650105.333.000.250.32420.0020.001.000.000.000.00
2001Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-p3032000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2001New York MetsNLMLBnyn29p3026562910020001305000.161.161.179.34010161.209.018.018.1490.0021.310.000.000.0011.11
2002Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-p31121200000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0002021.000.000.000.8920.000.000.000.000.000.00
2002New York MetsNLMLBnyn29p3129464501040011909002.109.128.152.2807156.185.043.065.1251.7933.9319.000.000.0020.00
2003New York MetsNLMLBnyn29p323458311200400216011101.190.213.224.43713272.256.034.069.1962.7822.228.000.000.0018.18
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn29p333359611100500117011001.186.200.203.40312171.262.017.034.1811.4123.9417.000.000.009.09
2005Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-p3412010000000101000.500.500.5001.0001031.000.000.000.4450.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2005New York MetsNLMLBnyn29p34615010000000700000.067.067.067.1341015.125.000.000.0590.0046.670.000.000.000.00
2006New York MetsNLMLBnyn29p3528504710120041314000.140.218.220.43811259.167.080.160.2046.7822.033.251.6950.0028.57
2007Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal41p3635000000000300000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn52p3647010000000100000.143.143.143.286107.167.000.000.1280.0014.290.000.000.000.00
2007Totals for MLB-MLB         712010000000400000.083.083.083.1661012.125.000.000.0750.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter3486514910617134011262002872010.163.197.206.40313421768.229.043.083.0003.3926.047.690.39217.0019.81
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter655981520010041315000.254.313.288.60117269.326.034.102.0005.8018.843.250.000.0013.33
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3329581001003603000.276.344.310.6549135.348.034.138.0008.5717.142.000.000.0012.50
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3230371000001712000.233.281.267.5488134.304.034.067.0002.9420.597.000.000.0014.29
Chicago Cubs Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter18735830611202231117111147106.170.210.221.4317914424.240.051.098.0004.0126.186.530.47179.0022.95
New York Mets Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter15628419445111700885140104.155.180.190.370547334.216.035.063.0002.4025.4510.630.30284.0015.91
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter35000000000300000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter24010000001100000.250.400.250.650105.333.000.250.00020.0020.001.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162303234980119001293141105.163.197.206.4036210358.229.043.083.0003.3926.047.690.39217.0019.81
Average Minor - Per 162 games16214720375002001032212000.254.313.288.601425172.326.034.102.0005.8018.843.250.000.0013.33

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1991Geneva Cubs NYPLA-chn20P2--42-1661.0003.00------2100.02.6
1991Winston-Salem Spirits CaroA+chn20P12--38--11111.0000.92------12100.08.6
1992Charlotte Knights SouAAchn21P29--1137174948.9801.66------29100.020.3
1993Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn22P27--11211-3332.9701.19------27100.018.8
1993Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22P3-1915--661.0002.000.32-----3100.01.9
1994Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn23P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.4
1994Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23P22-14610332-4543.9561.950.29-----22100.019.5
1995Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24P30-1607131-2120.9520.670.13-----30100.020.8
1996Orlando Cubs SouAAchn25P2--23--551.0002.50------2100.01.4
1996Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25P31-20516301-4746.9791.480.22-----31100.019.1
1997Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26P34-20117262-4543.9561.260.21-----34100.021.0
1998Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27P33-2082334215957.9661.730.27-----33100.020.2
1999Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28P34-2051820-338381.0001.120.19-----34100.021.0
2000Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba29P23-1371218-430301.0001.300.22-----23100.014.3
2000Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29P11-63811--19191.0001.730.30-----11100.06.8
2001Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn30P3---4--441.0001.33------3100.02.1
2001New York MetsNLMLBnyn30P28-1731520133635.9721.250.20-----28100.017.3
2002Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn31P1----1-1---------1100.00.7
2002New York MetsNLMLBnyn31P30-1731237235149.9611.630.28-----30100.018.6
2003New York MetsNLMLBnyn32P33332041630224846.9581.390.23-----3497.120.5
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn33P33332021337-450501.0001.520.25-----33100.020.4
2005St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn34P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.5
2005Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn34P2--23--551.0002.50------2100.01.4
2005Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn34P2--14--551.0002.50------2100.01.4
2005New York MetsNLMLBnyn34P663728111110.9091.670.27-----6100.03.7
2006New York MetsNLMLBnyn35P3030164728113635.9721.170.21-----30100.018.5
2007Frederick Keys CaroA+bal36P1---------------1100.00.7
2007Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal36P25251411630-246461.0001.840.33-----25100.015.4
2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36P441715--661.0001.500.35-----4100.02.5
2008Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal37P1083922--441.0000.400.10-----10100.06.2
MLB Totals for P - 16 season(s)-   P42013924941963871524598583.9751.390.23-----4200.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P34--12301-4342.9771.24------340.00.0
AA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P34--1543276058.9671.71------340.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P15--39--12121.0000.80------150.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2--42-1661.0003.00------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1991Geneva Cubs NYPLA-chn202----------
1991Winston-Salem Spirits CaroA+chn2012----------
1992Charlotte Knights SouAAchn2129----------
1993Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn2227----------
1993Chicago CubsNLMLBchn223----------
1994Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn232----------
1994Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2322----------
1995Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2430----------
1996Orlando Cubs SouAAchn252----------
1996Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2531----------
1997Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2634----------
1998Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2733----------
1999Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2834----------
2000Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2923----------
2000Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor2911----------
2001Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn303----------
2001New York MetsNLMLBnyn3028----------
2002Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn311----------
2002New York MetsNLMLBnyn3130----------
2003New York MetsNLMLBnyn3233----------
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn3333----------
2005St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn342----------
2005Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn342----------
2005Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn342----------
2005New York MetsNLMLBnyn346----------
2006New York MetsNLMLBnyn3530----------
2007Frederick Keys CaroA+bal361----------
2007Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3625----------
2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn364----------
2008Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3710----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2006New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB35116.33660000021.1261515497001.6610.971.693.802.950.786.33.500
2006New York MetsDiv SeriesMLB35005.4011000003.16220120002.2616.200.002.705.402.005.40.000
2006New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB350145.0011000001.055515100010.0045.009.0045.009.000.2045.00.000
2007Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB36214.50761000026.03515130108011.7312.120.003.462.770.805.19.667
2008Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB37015.21550000019.0231211257301.4710.890.952.373.321.405.68.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs335.2918171000066.384423962422311.6311.400.813.262.980.925.70.500
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs005.4011000003.3622012002.1016.200.002.705.402.005.40.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs0145.0011000001.05551510010.0045.009.0045.009.000.2045.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3533000000000201000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2006New York MetsDiv SeriesMLB3512000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2007Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB3624110000000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs57110000000401000.143.143.143.286108.333.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs12000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2003National League Player of the Week (August 18-August 24)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2008-06-13Released by Orioles 
2008-02-11ContractSigned by Orioles to minor league contract 
2007-11-03Option declined by Cubs for 2008 
2007-08-31TradeTraded by Orioles to Cubs for Scott Moore and Rocky Cherry 
2007-07-20InjuredActivated from DL 
2007-06-30InjuredDisabled -- Gluteus maximus 
2007-02-15ContractSigned by Orioles 
2005-08-23InjuredActivated from DL 
2005-03-30InjuredDisabled -- herniated disk 
2002-12-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
2002-10-28Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2002-07-22InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-07-02InjuredDisabled -- - 
2000-12-14ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
2000-10-31Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2000-07-31TradeTraded by Devil Rays with Mark Guthrie to Blue Jays for Brent Abernathy. 
2000-01-28ContractSigned as Free Agent by Devil Rays. 
1999-10-28Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-06-10Contractsigned 
* 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
1993Chicago CubsTeam Payroll22109,000-75734-968,431109,000109,000
1994Chicago CubsTeam Payroll23112,000-7342619957,101109,000221,000
1995Chicago CubsTeam Payroll24180,000-5342341999,520109,000401,000
1996Chicago CubsTeam Payroll25220,000-4862047957,870109,000621,000
1997Chicago CubsTeam Payroll262,100,000-1811181++1,182,177150,0002,721,000
1998Chicago CubsTeam Payroll272,987,500-148884++1,276,192170,0005,708,500
1999Chicago CubsTeam Payroll285,250,000-68393++1,454,491200,00010,958,500
2000Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll291,000,000-35313611,394,248200,00011,958,500
2000Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll291,000,000-35312611,394,248200,00011,958,500
2001New York MetsTeam Payroll303,000,000-2151476++1,897,758200,00014,958,500
2002New York MetsTeam Payroll314,300,000-1651082++2,011,045200,00019,258,500
2003New York MetsTeam Payroll323,000,000-2231373++2,163,527300,00022,258,500
2004New York MetsTeam Payroll335,000,000-130786++2,070,100300,00027,258,500
2005New York MetsTeam Payroll346,782,500-109789++2,189,055300,00034,041,000
2006New York MetsTeam Payroll352,500,00013.0172721566++2,365,072327,00036,541,000
2007Chicago CubsTeam Payroll363,000,000-2651567++2,459,737380,00039,541,000
2007Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll363,000,000-2651367++2,459,737380,00039,541,000
2008Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll371,500,000-35510612,696,252390,00041,041,000
* 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