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Greg SwindellTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1984-2003 MLB Years: 1986-2002
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1st Round Draft Pick
World Series Champion

PositionsP-676Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameForest Gregory Swindell
Height6-3Weight230BatsRightThrowsLeft
Born DateJanuary 2,1965 [53.110]PlaceFort Worth,Texas
High SchoolSharpstown (Houston,TX)
CollegeUniversity of Texas (Austin,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Cleveland Indians [Team Picks] in the 1st round (2nd overall) of the 1986 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsRed Gaskill
MLB DebutAugust 21,1986 [21.231]
OrganizationsCLE [7] ARI [5] HOU [4] MIN [2] BOS [1] CIN [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID415Retrosheet IDswing001MLBAM ID123057
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Cleveland Indians in 1989,1991
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts57Walks88Hittable47SO/BB85vsPower47Hitting15Durability73Team.517Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1984TexasCollegeNCAAFrS/R191422.052514119303132.08935300431170001.006.07--2.937.982.72.875-
1985TexasCollegeNCAASoS/R201921.672619715603172.011843320422040000.936.17--2.2010.674.86.905-
1986TexasCollegeNCAAJrS/R211042.12261798504135.210741320291800001.007.10--1.9211.946.21.714-
1986Waterloo IndiansMidwAcle-ST21211.00330000018.0122213250000.836.000.501.5012.508.33.667-
1986Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21ST21524.23990100061.2573529915463211.178.321.312.196.713.07.7143.95
1987Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21ST22385.10161514100102.011262581837970111.469.851.583.258.532.62.2734.38
1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21ST2318143.203333012400242.0234978618451805011.158.700.671.676.694.00.5632.82
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21ST241363.37282805200184.0170716916511293101.208.300.782.496.302.53.6843.32
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21ST251294.40343403000214.224511010527471353211.3610.271.131.975.662.87.5713.86
1991Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21ST269163.48333307000238.02411129221311693131.149.110.791.176.395.45.3603.01
1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29ST271282.70313015300213.2210726414411383221.178.850.591.735.813.37.6002.95
1993Houston AstrosNLMLBhou21ST2812134.16313011100190.0215988824401242211.3410.171.131.895.863.10.4803.97
1994Houston AstrosNLMLBhou21ST29894.37242401000148.017580722026741111.3610.621.211.584.492.85.4714.43
1995Houston AstrosNLMLBhou22ST301094.47332671130153.018086762139963021.4310.591.242.295.652.46.5264.44
1996Houston AstrosNLMLBhou22S/R31037.83844003023.0352520511150002.0013.701.964.305.871.36.0006.13
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle12Rel31116.5913211001028.231212188210001.369.732.512.516.592.63.5006.17
1997Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin17Rel32743.586516400121115.210246461225750021.107.940.931.955.843.00.6363.86
1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin17Rel33333.66520520012266.06727271018453031.289.091.362.446.112.50.5004.69
1998Boston Red SoxALMLBbos37Rel33233.3829029003024.025139313180001.589.381.134.886.751.38.4004.89
1999Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari22Rel34402.51630630015164.2541918821510011.167.521.112.927.102.431.0004.19
2000Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari22Rel35263.20640640021176.0712927720640011.208.410.832.377.583.20.2503.48
2001Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari22Rel36264.53640640018253.2512727128421001.108.552.011.347.045.25.2504.84
2002Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari-ST37000.0011000001.0000000000----------0.00--
2002Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari22Rel37026.2734034005033.038232395230001.3010.362.451.366.274.60.0005.57
2003Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari-S/R38016.53835001020.23215151580001.7913.940.442.183.481.60.000-
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter1231223.8666426939540129372228.02313105395726250115423012201.269.321.062.026.213.08.5020.84
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter223.861275001039.244171728330001.319.980.451.827.494.13.500-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter016.23945001021.23215151580001.7113.290.422.083.321.60.000-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter211.00330000018.0122213250000.836.000.501.5012.508.33.667-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter4381.927750273214010439.23141199401145010000.976.43--2.3310.264.39.843-
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter8143.76225022500594226.0214989536541801021.188.471.432.147.133.33.364-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter61563.8616615412327101069.2109050846011723477717771.249.150.981.976.533.32.521-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1073.61117111600243181.1169737322431203051.168.361.092.135.932.79.588-
Houston Astros Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter30344.489684123260514.2605289256701163096341.4010.581.222.035.402.66.469-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1282.70313015300213.2210726414411383221.178.850.591.735.813.37.600-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter233.3829029003024.025139313180001.589.381.134.886.751.38.400-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12123.866526394191220.02281049426491523121.269.321.062.026.213.08.5000.84
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings11113.866739280060220.0244949411441830001.319.980.451.827.494.13.500-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29p27318021020040011505100.125.134.150.28412287.152.025.038.1301.1517.2415.000.000.0020.00
1993Houston AstrosNLMLBhou21p283160311100400016010000.183.183.200.38312170.250.017.017.1720.0022.860.000.000.009.09
1994Houston AstrosNLMLBhou21p292444111300000014012000.250.250.318.56814356.367.068.068.2490.0025.000.000.000.0027.27
1995Houston AstrosNLMLBhou22p3034504123005003906001.240.283.300.58315359.293.060.120.2655.0815.253.000.000.0025.00
1996Houston AstrosNLMLBhou22p3186021000000100000.333.333.500.833316.400.167.167.3590.0016.670.000.000.0050.00
1999Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari22p34614000000000102001.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
2000Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari22p35611000000000101000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2003Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari-p3885000000000100001.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter250245104610001300457036102.188.200.229.4295610286.243.041.057.0001.4019.9314.250.000.0021.74
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter85000000000100001.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter85000000000100001.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
Houston Astros Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter97160836800900340028001.225.239.275.514448191.300.050.069.0001.5720.9413.330.000.0022.22
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter318021020040011505100.125.134.150.28412287.152.025.038.0001.1517.2415.000.000.0020.00
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1225000000000203001.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162159630600800337023101.188.200.229.429366185.243.041.057.0001.4019.9314.250.000.0021.74
Average Minor - Per 162 games16210100000000020000020.000.000.000.00000101.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1986Waterloo Indians MidwAcle21P3--12--331.0001.00------3100.02.1
1986Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21P9-61212-114141.0001.560.23-----9100.05.6
1987Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22P16-102-13111413.9290.810.13-----16100.09.9
1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23P33-2428291-3837.9741.120.15-----33100.020.4
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24P28-184725-132321.0001.140.17-----28100.017.3
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25P34-214820112928.9660.820.13-----34100.021.0
1991Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26P33-238730123837.9741.120.16-----33100.020.4
1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27P31-213633124039.9751.260.18-----31100.019.1
1993Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28P31-1902321-3534.9711.100.18-----31100.019.1
1994Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29P24-1486141-2120.9520.830.14-----24100.020.9
1995Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30P33-153931114140.9761.210.26-----3497.122.9
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31P13-2816-1771.0000.540.25-----13100.08.1
1996Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31P8-23231-65.8330.630.22-----8100.04.9
1997Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin32P65-1151211-123231.0000.350.20-----65100.040.1
1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin33P52-6686--14141.0000.270.21-----52100.032.1
1998Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33P29-2424-1661.0000.210.25-----29100.017.9
1999Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari34P63-64310-213131.0000.210.20-----63100.038.9
2000Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari35P64-76112--13131.0000.200.17-----64100.039.5
2001Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari36P64-5313-1441.0000.060.08-----64100.039.5
2002Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari37P1---------------1100.00.7
2002Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari37P34-3313-1441.0000.120.12-----34100.021.0
2003Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari38P8--12--331.0000.38------8100.05.6
MLB Totals for P - 17 season(s)-   P664-222786297916392383.9770.580.17-----6640.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P9--12--331.0000.33------90.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P3--12--331.0001.00------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1986Waterloo Indians MidwAcle213----------
1986Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle219----------
1987Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2216----------
1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2333----------
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2428----------
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2534----------
1991Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2633----------
1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2731----------
1993Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2831----------
1994Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2924----------
1995Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3033----------
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3113----------
1996Houston AstrosNLMLBhou318----------
1997Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3265----------
1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3352----------
1998Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3329----------
1999Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari3463----------
2000Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari3564----------
2001Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari3664----------
2002Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari371----------
2002Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari3734----------
2003Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari388----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1998Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB33000.001001.1001100.910.000.006.756.751.000.00.000
1999Arizona DiamondbacksDiv SeriesMLB34000.003003.1103101.292.700.008.102.700.330.00.000
2001Arizona DiamondbacksDiv SeriesMLB36000.002001.2100200.835.400.000.0010.8000.00.000
2001Arizona DiamondbacksChamp. SeriesMLB360027.002000.11100010.0027.000.000.000.0000.00.000
2001Arizona DiamondbacksWorld SeriesMLB36000.003002.2101200.913.370.003.376.752.000.00.000
2002Arizona DiamondbacksDiv SeriesMLB370027.0020200000.124101000030.0054.000.0027.000.000.00108.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 4 yrs001.3580800006.7441054001.355.400.006.755.400.805.40.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs0027.0020200000.3101000003.0027.000.000.000.0000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0030300002.7100012000.753.370.003.376.752.000.00.000

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2005University of Texas LonghornsBig12NCAACollege-40Assistant Coach261610.6152.53Augie GarridoCollege World Series Champions, #1 in nation
* 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 [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1988American League Player of the Week (April 11-April 17)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1998-11-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Diamondbacks. 
1998-10-27Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-07-31TradeTraded by Twins with Orlando Merced to Red Sox for Joe Thomas, Matt Kinney and John Barnes. 
1996-12-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Twins. 
1996-10-03Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-06-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1996-06-03Released by Astros. 
1992-12-04ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1992-10-26Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-11-15TradeTraded by Indians to Reds for Joe Turek, Scott Scudder and Jack Armstrong. 
* 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
1986Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll2160,000-61424-386,34760,00060,000
1987Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll2268,750-4932130344,90660,000128,750
1988Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll2390,000-5081928392,10762,500218,750
1989Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll24285,000-3531357429,80262,500503,750
1990Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll25840,000-184674++515,727100,0001,343,750
1991Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll262,025,000-113385++742,231100,0003,368,750
1992Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll272,500,000-100688++962,245109,0005,868,750
1993Houston AstrosTeam Payroll283,750,000-52295++968,431109,0009,618,750
1994Houston AstrosTeam Payroll293,750,000-52295++957,101109,00013,368,750
1995Houston AstrosTeam Payroll304,450,000-59594++999,520109,00017,818,750
1996Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll314,450,000-52495++957,870109,00022,268,750
1996Houston AstrosTeam Payroll314,450,000-52395++957,870109,00022,268,750
1997Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll32750,000-3198651,182,177150,00023,018,750
1998Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll331,300,000-277970++1,276,192170,00024,318,750
1998Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll331,300,000-2771570++1,276,192170,00024,318,750
1999Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll341,333,333-30915661,454,491200,00025,652,083
2000Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll351,833,333-2781570++1,394,248200,00027,485,416
2001Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll362,533,333-2501273++1,897,758200,00030,018,749
2002Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll372,833,333-2391474++2,011,045200,00032,852,082
* 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