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Hunter PenceHigh Level: MLB Current Team: San Francisco Giants MLB Years: 2007-2017
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PositionsRF-1410, OF-313, CF-96, DH-2Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameHunter Andrew Pence
Height6-4Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 13,1983 [34.317]PlaceFort Worth,Texas
High SchoolArlington (Arlington,TX)
CollegeUniversity of Texas-Arlington (Arlington,TX), Texarkana College (Texarkana,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros in the 2nd round (64th overall) of the 2004 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 40th round (1189th overall) of the 2002 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$575,000Signing ScoutsRusty PendergrassService Time10.156 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2005-HOU-#10 ... 2006-HOU-#6 ... 2007-MLB-#38 ... 2007-HOU-#1
MLB DebutApril 28,2007 [24.015]
OrganizationsHOU [8] SFN [6] PHI [2] Awards17Awards Voting5-67
TBC Player ID39453Retrosheet IDpench001MLBAM ID452254
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed58Power74Contact65XBH64RBIs82Runs65Hitting83Durability53Team.496Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2003Texas-ArlingtonSthlandNCAA-1-11rf2062239538315684275233522205.347.406.561.96713429268.379.214.318.4138.5813.061.522.9929.8834.94
2004Texas-ArlingtonSthlandNCAA-1-9rf2147190477585835100152331303.395.441.6161.05711721212.414.221.353.4487.0810.851.533.7723.7528.00
2004Tri City ValleyCatsNYPLA-hou8of2151199365918183735233010214.296.369.518.88710327225.313.222.327.37810.2213.331.303.5624.8845.76
2005Lexington LegendsSALAhou8of228030259102143256083385310022.338.413.6521.06519742341.344.314.457.44911.1415.541.397.3312.0841.18
2005Salem AvalancheCaroA+hou-of224115124468163012183700206.305.374.490.8647415171.364.185.298.37410.5321.642.063.5125.1732.61
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12145383148224319095569010228.327.400.598.99827157512.350.271.404.42410.9417.581.616.0514.6138.51
2006Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou18of2313652397148318289517460109315611.283.357.533.89027967592.307.250.390.37410.1418.411.824.7318.6845.27
2007Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou-of242595173111132120101500104.326.387.558.9455315106.359.232.358.4049.4314.151.502.8331.6748.39
2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou9cf241084565714730917691152695101010.322.360.539.89924656484.377.217.287.3855.3719.633.653.5126.8238.10
2008Houston AstrosNLMLBhou9rf25157595781603442583111040124403214.269.318.466.78427763642.301.197.266.3386.2319.313.103.8923.8039.38
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou9rf26159585761652652572141158109103125.282.346.472.81827656647.308.190.294.3568.9616.851.883.8623.4033.94
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou9rf2715661493173293259118941105003211.282.325.461.78628357658.304.179.261.3426.2315.962.563.8024.5632.95
2011Houston AstrosNLMLBhou9rf2810039949123263116271308610217.308.356.471.82718840432.368.163.253.3616.9419.912.872.5536.2732.52
2011Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi-rf28542073567122113511263800328.324.394.560.95411625236.348.236.362.40811.0216.101.464.6618.8237.31
2011Totals for NL-NL         1546068419038522978256124105315.314.370.502.87230465668.361.188.290.3778.3818.562.213.2927.5534.21
2012Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3rf29101398591081521759423785302113.271.336.447.78317834440.305.176.274.3418.4119.322.303.8623.4131.48
2012San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn8rf2959219284811274510196041511.219.287.384.6718420248.261.165.256.2917.6624.193.162.8231.2941.67
2012Totals for NL-NL         16061787156264241045256145717214.253.319.425.74426254688.290.172.267.3238.1421.082.593.4925.7134.62
2013San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn8rf3016262991178355279922352115303317.283.339.483.82230467687.308.200.313.3567.5716.742.213.9323.3037.64
2014San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn8rf311626501061802910207413652130303313.277.332.445.77728959708.318.168.258.3417.3418.362.502.8232.5032.78
2015Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAsfn9rf32517650025002400100.294.350.647.99711220.250.353.471.40710.0020.002.0010.008.5040.00
2015San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn8rf3252207305713194041164800008.275.327.478.8059923223.320.203.295.3477.1721.523.004.0423.0040.35
2016Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAsfn22rf337246102037000310002.417.440.8751.31521525.389.458.458.5460.0012.000.0012.008.0050.00
2016San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn8rf33106395581142311357114395130110.289.360.451.81117837442.352.162.271.3519.7321.492.212.9430.3832.46
2017San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn10rf34310330000002200000.300.417.300.7173012.375.000.200.33516.6716.671.000.000.000.00
2017San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn8rf34134493551281351367234010220418.260.315.385.70019031539.301.125.205.3037.4218.922.552.4137.9224.22
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter151058478151648296522208531095348011922343218145.282.337.463.80027085686386.320.181.273.0007.5218.672.483.4526.5834.47
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter348132124840484147525531141532536111929.306.378.561.9397411731492.328.255.384.00010.2516.961.655.0317.6142.82
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter37136294613183320122210206.338.391.6251.0168522151.352.287.390.0007.9514.571.835.3017.0047.83
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13652397148318289517460109315611.283.357.533.89027967592.307.250.390.00010.1418.411.824.7318.6845.27
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter4416127498163012203900206.304.377.478.8557715183.364.174.292.00010.9321.311.953.2826.8330.61
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8030259102143256083385310022.338.413.6521.06519742341.344.314.457.00011.1415.541.397.3312.0841.18
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter51199365918183735233010214.296.369.518.88710327225.313.222.327.00010.2213.331.303.5624.8845.76
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter10942910015823111677175385853508.368.421.5851.00625150480.394.217.333.0007.9212.081.533.3326.8131.65
Houston Astros Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter68026493537681452410337761361955197012667.290.339.479.81812702722863.326.189.273.0006.8118.132.663.6025.7235.42
San Francisco Giants Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter67525933687051242489382431422255013415957.272.331.441.77211442372847.313.169.266.0007.8019.322.483.1329.1333.62
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1556059417527428945363123305321.289.357.486.84329459676.320.197.304.0009.3218.201.954.1421.6133.71
Average MLB - Per 162 games16262787177326249212651128203216.282.337.463.80029161685.320.181.273.0007.5218.672.483.4526.5834.47
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626151151883973511914771118305414.306.378.561.93934581695.328.255.384.00010.2516.961.655.0317.6142.82

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2004Tri City ValleyCats NYPLA-hou21OF50--101241107103.9632.06------5198.066.7
2005Lexington Legends SALAhou22OF72--117512123122.9921.69------8090.051.8
2005Salem Avalanche CaroA+hou22OF37--666-172721.0001.95------4190.226.2
2006Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou23OF129--2511392273264.9672.05------13694.992.8
2007Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou24OF25--624-266661.0002.64------25100.017.6
2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24RF141311636-2-3836.9472.570.31-----10813.08.6
2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24CF959584526064-270266.9852.800.31-----10888.058.6
2008Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25RF15615413663401614357356.9972.280.26-----15799.496.9
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26RF15715613753161652337332.9852.110.24-----15998.796.9
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27RF1551541370340962355349.9832.250.25-----15699.495.7
2011Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28RF53534828121-8483.9881.570.17-----5498.132.7
2011Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28RF10099860203953217212.9772.120.25-----100100.061.7
2012San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29RF585850611022-114112.9821.930.22-----5998.335.8
2012Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29RF10110090116195-175170.9711.680.19-----101100.062.3
2013San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30RF1621621431374271383376.9822.320.26-----162100.0100.0
2014San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31RF161161142530895-322317.9841.970.22-----16299.499.4
2014San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31CF1-1-------------1620.60.6
2015Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAsfn32RF5--6---661.0001.20------5100.03.5
2015San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32RF5150441122432129126.9772.470.29-----5298.131.5
2015San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32DH1---------------521.90.6
2016Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAsfn33RF7--14---14141.0002.00------7100.04.9
2016San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33RF1021029081937--2002001.0001.960.22-----10696.263.0
2017San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn34RF3--1---111.0000.33------3100.02.1
2017San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn34RF125120104725651-262261.9962.090.25-----13493.377.2
2017San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn34DH1---------------1340.70.6
MLB Totals for RF - 11 season(s)-   RF1395138212228284090431429732930.9862.100.24-----13950.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF969584626064-270266.9852.770.31-----960.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH2---------------20.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF25--624-266661.0002.64------250.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF12--20---20201.0001.67------120.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF129--2511392273264.9672.05------1290.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF37--666-172721.0001.95------370.00.0
A+ Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF3--1---111.0000.33------30.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF72--117512123122.9921.69------720.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF50--101241107103.9632.06------500.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2004Tri City ValleyCats NYPLA-hou21---------50-
2005Lexington Legends SALAhou22---------72-
2005Salem Avalanche CaroA+hou22---------37-
2006Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou23---------129-
2007Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou24---------25-
2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24-------9514--
2008Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25--------156--
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26--------157--
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27--------155--
2011Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28--------53--
2011Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28--------100--
2012San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29--------58--
2012Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29--------101--
2013San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30--------162--
2014San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31-------1161--
2015Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAsfn32--------5--
2015San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32--------51-1
2016Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAsfn33--------7--
2016San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33--------102--
2017San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn34--------3--
2017San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn34--------125-1

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor2315621021313116041500000.339.379.565.94435766.409.226.3876.0622.733.754.5520.6733.33
2007Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB24192810164229204420000.571.6471.0711.71830834.636.500.71411.7611.761.005.8814.0050.00
2008Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB252685173282516415800100.376.407.6941.101591591.370.318.4125.498.791.605.4917.0046.88
2009Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB26277982631272061600003.329.376.468.84437685.393.139.2417.0618.822.672.3539.5023.08
2010Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB272059112271318207700000.373.439.6781.117401166.388.305.45810.6110.611.004.5519.6750.00
2011Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB282165421421100031400000.323.353.492.84532768.400.169.2154.4120.594.671.4765.0033.33
2011Philadelphia PhilliesDiv SeriesMLB28519340004012200010.211.286.211.4974021.235.000.0539.529.521.000.000.000.00
2012Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2929851423702121032200003.271.295.424.71936988.344.153.2003.4125.007.332.2742.5039.13
2012San Francisco GiantsDiv SeriesMLB29520040000100300001.200.200.200.4004020.235.000.0500.0015.000.000.000.000.00
2012San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB29728451013001800001.179.207.321.5289229.211.142.1793.4527.598.003.4528.0040.00
2012San Francisco GiantsWorld SeriesMLB29414341001101600100.286.313.357.6705116.444.071.2146.2537.506.000.000.0025.00
2013San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3025721524823132051620003.333.392.6251.017451379.396.292.3896.3320.253.203.8024.0054.17
2014San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB312165112351582031700000.354.382.6921.074451168.419.338.4154.4125.005.677.3513.0047.83
2014San Francisco GiantsWild CardMLB3114210000001000000.250.400.250.650105.250.000.25020.000.000.000.000.000.00
2014San Francisco GiantsDiv SeriesMLB31418152000111300000.278.316.389.7057219.333.111.1675.2615.793.000.000.0040.00
2014San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB31517241003103400000.235.350.294.6445120.308.059.29415.0020.001.330.000.0025.00
2014San Francisco GiantsWorld SeriesMLB317277123015013200001.444.500.6671.16718430.458.223.29610.006.670.673.3327.0033.33
2015San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3224011000000010000.250.400.500.900215.250.250.2500.000.000.000.000.00100.00
2016San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3314421317106110031010001.405.457.8571.31436746.423.452.5246.5221.743.3313.047.0041.18
2016San Francisco GiantsWild CardMLB3314000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2016San Francisco GiantsDiv SeriesMLB33418140000000300000.222.222.222.4444018.267.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
2017San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB34216031160051052000001.183.246.283.52917665.275.100.2007.6930.774.000.000.0054.55
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs15621021313116041500000.339.379.565.94435766.409.226.3876.0622.733.754.5520.6733.33
MLB Spring Training Totals - 11 yrs22564410621654112910916144134601011.335.383.589.97237994695.388.254.3456.3319.283.054.1722.2143.52
MLB Playoffs - Wild Card Totals - 2 yrs28210000001200000.125.222.125.347109.167.000.12511.1122.222.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 4 yrs187551720042231100011.227.256.253.50919278.266.026.0673.8514.103.670.000.0011.76
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs12456920161041200001.200.265.311.57614349.250.111.2228.1624.493.002.0445.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs114110164016114800101.390.435.561.99623546.455.171.2688.7017.392.002.1741.0031.25

Awards [17]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2003Southland Conference All-Conference (OF)1
2004Southland Conference Player of the Year ... Southland Conference Hitter of the Year ... Southland Conference All-Conference (OF)3
2005Houston Astros Minor League Player of the Year ... South Atlantic League All-Star Team (OF) ... South Atlantic League Most Outstanding Prospect3
2006Houston Astros Minor League Player of the Year ... Double-A All-Star (OF) ... Texas League All-Star (OF) ... Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (OF)4
2007National League Player of the Week (May 14-May 20) ... NL Rookie of the Month (May)2
2010National League Player of the Week (August 30-September 5)1
2013National League Player of the Week (September 9-September 15) ... NL Player of the Month (September)2
2016National League Player of the Week (April 25 - May 1)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2017-06-04RFSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2017-06-04
2017-05-31RFSan Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to San Jose (A+) for rehabTeam Roster on 2017-05-31
2017-05-15RFSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Strained left hamstringTeam Roster on 2017-05-15
2016-07-31RFSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2016-07-31
2016-07-26RFSan Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Sacramento (AAA) for rehabTeam Roster on 2016-07-26
2016-06-03RFSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained right hamstringTeam Roster on 2016-06-03
2015-10-22RFSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2015-10-22
2015-08-20RFSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Left oblique strainTeam Roster on 2015-08-20
2015-07-08RFSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2015-07-08
2015-06-13RFSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Sore left wristTeam Roster on 2015-06-13
2015-05-16rfSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2015-05-16
2015-05-08rfSan Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Sacramento (AAA) for rehabTeam Roster on 2015-05-08
2015-04-05rfSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Broken left forearmTeam Roster on 2015-04-05
2013-09-29rfSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 5-year contract for 2014-2018 ($90m) ExtensionTeam Roster on 2013-09-29
2013-01-18rfSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($13.8m) Avoiding arbitrationTeam Roster on 2013-01-18
2012-07-31rfSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Phillies to Giants for Nate Schierholtz, Seth Rosin and Tommy JosephTeam Roster on 2012-07-31
2012-05-07rfPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YActive--Team Roster on 2012-05-07
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2011-07-30TradeTraded by Astros to Phillies for Jonathan Singleton, Jarred Cosart and Josh Zeid 
2008-02-22ContractSigned by Astros (1-year) 
2007-08-21InjuredActivated from DL 
2007-07-23InjuredDisabled -- Wrist 
2004-07-14Contractsigned 
* 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
2004Houston Astros-21575,000-------575,000Signing Bonus out of 2004 Draft (2nd round - 64th overall)
2007Houston AstrosTeam Payroll24380,000-73737-2,459,737380,000955,000
2008Houston AstrosTeam Payroll25396,000-66927262,696,252390,0001,351,000
2009Houston AstrosTeam Payroll26439,000-54025332,746,792400,0001,790,000
2010Houston AstrosTeam Payroll273,500,000-237874++2,812,412400,0005,290,000
2011Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll286,900,000-1301286++2,722,607414,00012,190,000
2011Houston AstrosTeam Payroll286,900,000-130486++2,722,607414,00012,190,000
2012San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll2910,400,000-79492++2,954,887480,00022,590,000
2012Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll2910,400,000-79992++2,954,887480,00022,590,000
2013San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll3013,800,000-49495++3,021,531490,00036,390,0002013-01-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($13.8m) Avoiding arbitration
2013-09-29 - Signed to 5-year contract for 2014-2018 ($90m) Extension
2014San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll3115,200,000-48495++3,256,497500,00051,590,000
2015San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll3218,700,0008.15631297++3,571,283507,50070,290,000
2016San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll3318,500,0009.15636397++3,498,245507,50088,790,000
2017San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll3418,500,000-39496++3,582,271535,000107,290,000
* 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