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Mike SweeneyTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1991-2010 MLB Years: 1995-2010
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PositionsDH-608, 1B-597, C-526Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael John Sweeney
Height6-2Weight215BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 22,1973 [45.090]PlaceOrange,California
High SchoolOntario (Ontario,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 10th round (262nd overall) of the 1991 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsFloyd ChandlerService Time13.066 (2009)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1996-MLB-#6
MLB DebutSeptember 14,1995 [22.054]
OrganizationsKCA [17] SEA [2] OAK [1] PHI [1] Awards13Awards Voting3-36
TBC Player ID416Retrosheet IDsweem002MLBAM ID123041
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Player Notes:   Inducted into the Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame in 2015
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed41Power69Contact81XBH67RBIs79Runs45Hitting67Durability47Team.475Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1991Gulf Coast RoyalsGCLRkkca-c1738102822301111011900200.216.287.275.562284115.223.059.176.2629.577.830.820.87102.0018.18
1992Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-kca-c1859199174412142833135441200.221.280.352.6327017219.280.131.196.2885.9424.664.151.8349.7538.64
1993Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-kca-c1953175324210262910304130100.240.359.423.7827418209.279.183.360.35314.3519.621.372.8729.1742.86
1994Rockford RoyalsMidwAkca-c20862764783203105201554390448.301.427.504.93113933344.322.203.399.40515.9912.500.782.9127.6039.76
1995Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+kca-c219933261103231185361603991574.310.424.548.97218242407.304.238.434.41814.749.580.654.4218.4440.78
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29c2144110000000000000.250.250.250.500104.250.000.000.2260.000.000.000.000.000.00
1996Wichita WranglersTexAAkca-c22662354575181145132322920415.319.399.583.98213733273.311.264.404.41711.7210.620.915.1316.7944.00
1996Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-c22251011426903160061331000.257.318.436.7544412111.271.179.238.3315.4111.712.172.7033.6746.15
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         9133659101271176732384251415.301.376.539.91518145384.299.238.354.3929.9010.941.114.4319.7644.55
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29c-dh2250165234610042412182140307.279.358.412.7706814190.294.133.236.3439.4711.051.172.1141.2530.43
1997Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-c2340144223481102902182020313.236.323.514.8377419167.205.278.389.35510.7811.981.115.9914.4055.88
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29c238424030588073132173361208.242.306.363.6698715266.252.121.196.3006.3912.411.942.6334.2925.86
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29c2492282327318083523243822117.259.320.408.72811526311.274.149.230.3217.7212.221.582.5735.2535.62
1999Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29dh-1b25150575101185442221026154481004021.322.387.520.90729968643.320.198.301.3948.407.470.893.4226.1436.76
2000Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca291b261596181052063002914483716715013515.333.407.523.93032359717.331.190.312.4009.909.340.944.0421.3128.64
2001Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca291b2714755997170460299910364642161313.304.374.542.91630375632.299.238.365.38210.1310.131.004.5919.2844.12
2002Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-1b28312231014001200111.250.286.583.8697214.200.333.417.3217.1414.292.007.1412.0066.67
2002Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca291b28126471811603112486976146607109.340.417.563.98026556545.333.223.357.41511.198.440.754.4019.6335.00
2003Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-2928321011001100000.250.333.7501.083629.167.500.625.43911.1111.111.0011.118.00100.00
2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29dh-1b29108392621151811683326456205513.293.391.467.85818335463.305.174.339.37213.8212.100.883.4624.5030.43
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca291b-dh3010641156118230227932334460297.287.347.504.85120745452.277.217.299.3587.309.731.334.8718.6838.14
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29dh-1b31122470631413902183303361416716.300.347.517.86424360514.305.217.294.3656.4211.871.854.0922.3842.55
2006Burlington BeesMidwAkca-3227210011001200000.143.250.571.821418.000.428.571.33512.5025.002.0012.507.00100.00
2006Wichita WranglersTexAAkca-32413351025002200000.385.467.9231.39012315.333.538.692.55813.3313.331.0013.336.5060.00
2006Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-32515352014005100102.333.476.6671.14310321.286.334.667.46523.814.760.204.7615.0060.00
2006Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         113581130410008500102.314.432.7431.17526744.259.429.657.47318.1811.360.639.098.7563.64
2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29dh3260217235615083320284840155.258.352.438.7909523250.296.180.318.33911.2019.201.713.2027.1341.07
2007Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-33621141001000410100.190.217.238.4555123.222.048.048.2040.0017.390.000.000.0025.00
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29dh3374265266915173800172950249.260.315.404.71910723289.268.144.208.3115.8810.031.712.4237.8633.33
2008Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak-1b34927461016002400001.222.276.370.64610229.227.148.222.2866.9013.792.003.4527.0033.33
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak5dh-1b3442126133680212007620103.286.331.397.7285010136.286.111.167.3225.154.410.861.4763.0027.78
2009Seattle MarinersALMLBsea5dh3574242256815083400173140324.281.335.442.77710723266.291.161.231.3376.3911.651.823.0130.2533.82
2010Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea-1b3612417153029108300101.366.460.5851.04524550.351.219.439.45016.006.000.384.0020.5033.33
2010Seattle MarinersALMLBsea5dh3630991126306182091410103.263.327.475.802479110.250.212.323.3508.1812.731.565.4516.5034.62
2010Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi51b36265210122028105710002.231.310.385.69520458.233.154.269.3128.6212.071.403.4526.0033.33
2010Totals for MLB-MLB         5615121385082630142120105.252.321.444.7656713168.244.192.305.3378.3312.501.504.7618.8834.21
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter145451887591540325521590953255226137455761142.297.366.486.85225205455846.300.189.295.0008.9310.491.173.6824.1335.39
Minor League Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter5091708271470113975300159245267333251425.275.372.484.8568261972014.284.209.355.00012.1613.261.093.7222.7741.91
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter1023695695261197012414861728.257.336.488.82418046424.246.231.339.0009.6711.321.174.4819.4248.42
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter702484880191165632343120415.323.403.6011.00414936288.312.278.419.00011.8110.760.915.5615.5045.00
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9933261103231185361603991574.310.424.548.97218242407.304.238.434.00014.749.580.654.4218.4440.78
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter882834984203115301564590448.297.423.505.92814334352.316.208.403.00015.9112.780.803.1325.7340.48
A- Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1123744986223105743439571300.230.319.385.70414435428.279.155.273.00010.0522.202.212.3437.4040.70
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter38102822301111011900200.216.287.275.562284115.223.059.176.0009.577.830.820.87102.0018.18
Kansas City Royals Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter128246697001398297519783750254845556655259130.299.370.492.86222964995276.303.193.301.0009.1710.521.153.7323.7035.69
Seattle Mariners Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1043413694180145220264550427.276.332.452.78415432376.280.176.258.0006.9111.971.733.7224.3634.04
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter42126133680212007620103.286.331.397.7285010136.286.111.167.0005.154.410.861.4763.0027.78
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter265210122028105710002.231.310.385.69520458.233.154.269.0008.6212.071.403.4526.0033.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625788517236124101635868816716.297.366.486.85228161651.300.189.295.0008.9310.491.173.6824.1335.39
Average Minor - Per 162 games162544861503632495537885111848.275.372.484.85626363641.284.209.355.00012.1613.261.093.7222.7741.91

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1991Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca17C20--110153-128125.9776.25-----53852.633.3
1991Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca171B4--141131615.9383.75------3810.56.7
1992Eugene Emeralds NwstA-kca18C44--36742141423409.9679.30-----145974.657.9
1993Eugene Emeralds NwstA-kca19C43--3644675417410.9839.53-----125381.156.6
1994Rockford Royals MidwAkca20C60--4535463513507.9888.45-----68669.843.2
1995Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca21C72--5754575627620.9898.61-----89972.752.2
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca21C4--7-1-87.8751.75------4100.02.8
1996Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca22C30--201131-215214.9957.13-----26645.521.4
1996Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca22C23--1678-21751751.0007.61-----32592.016.0
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca22C26--158713166165.9946.35-11857.945052.016.1
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca22DH22---------------5044.013.7
1997Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca23C33--2291512245244.9967.39-----44082.522.9
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23C76--42531313459456.9936.00-322358.238490.547.2
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23DH3---------------843.61.9
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24C91--5173396559550.9846.04-502170.499298.956.5
1999Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25DH75---------------15050.046.6
1999Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca251B74--584411276637625.9818.45------15049.346.0
1999Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25C4--42--661.0001.50-1233.3-1502.72.5
2000Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca261B114-97796088910710571048.9919.191.07-----15971.770.4
2000Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26DH45---------------15928.327.8
2001Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca271B108-931946881212410461034.9899.571.11-----14773.566.7
2001Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27DH38---------------14725.923.5
2002Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca281B1--71-1881.0008.00------333.30.7
2002Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca281B102-872837105994951942.9919.241.08-----12681.063.0
2002Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28DH24---------------12619.014.8
2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29DH62---------------10857.438.3
2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca291B454537637935430418414.9909.201.10-----10841.727.8
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca301B555547146736444507503.9929.151.07-----10651.934.0
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30DH47---------------10644.329.0
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31DH73---------------12259.845.1
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca311B494941944129128471470.9989.591.12-----12240.230.2
2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32DH5959--------------6098.336.4
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33DH65---------------7487.840.1
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca331B6639402154342.9777.001.08-----748.13.7
2008Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak341B3--121-313131.0004.33------933.32.1
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak34DH17---------------4240.510.6
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak341B1311908911-91001001.0007.691.11-----4231.08.1
2009Seattle MarinersALMLBsea35DH57---------------7477.035.2
2009Seattle MarinersALMLBsea351B553529-233129.9355.800.83-----746.83.1
2010Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea361B1--9--1991.0009.00------128.30.7
2010Seattle MarinersALMLBsea36DH21---------------3070.013.0
2010Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi361B1411103104628112110.9827.861.07-----2653.88.6
2010Seattle MarinersALMLBsea361B3325281-129291.0009.671.16-----3010.01.9
MLB Totals for DH - 14 season(s)-   DH60859--------------6080.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 11 season(s)-   1B588185433849044425652954025346.9909.091.23-----5880.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 5 season(s)-   C201--111173142211981184.9885.89-945463.5162010.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C56--3962314420419.9987.48-----7560.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B5--282-530301.0006.00------50.00.0
AA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C30--201131-215214.9957.13-----2300.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C72--5754575627620.9898.61-----8720.00.0
A Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C60--4535463513507.9888.45-----6600.00.0
A- Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C87--73188216840819.9759.41-----26870.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C20--110153-128125.9776.25-----5200.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B4--141131615.9383.75------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1991Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca17-204--------
1992Eugene Emeralds NwstA-kca18-44---------
1993Eugene Emeralds NwstA-kca19-43---------
1994Rockford Royals MidwAkca20-60---------
1995Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca21-72---------
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca21-4---------
1996Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca22-30---------
1996Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca22-23---------
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca22-26--------22
1997Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca23-33---------
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23-76--------3
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24-91---------
1999Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25-474-------75
2000Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26--114-------45
2001Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27--108-------38
2002Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca28--1--------
2002Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28--102-------24
2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29--45-------62
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30--55-------47
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31--49-------73
2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32----------59
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33--6-------65
2008Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak34--3--------
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak34--13-------17
2009Seattle MarinersALMLBsea35--5-------57
2010Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea36--1--------
2010Seattle MarinersALMLBsea36--3-------21
2010Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi36--14--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB32927282004002300001.296.345.370.71510229.333.074.1486.9010.341.500.000.0025.00
2007Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB33164761360211014600001.277.333.532.86525851.282.255.3197.8411.761.503.9223.5061.54
2008Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB341443121330213106120002.302.412.512.92422551.275.210.37211.761.960.173.9221.5038.46
2009Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB35154982030111004400100.408.444.531.97526454.422.123.2047.417.411.001.8549.0020.00
2010Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB361440102061210000810000.500.512.8501.36234941.600.350.3500.0019.510.004.8820.0045.00
2010Philadelphia PhilliesDiv SeriesMLB36110100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs68206387420174911162230104.359.412.568.98011728226.376.209.2867.089.731.383.1029.4337.84
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs110100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [13]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1993Northwest League All-Star Team (C)1
1995Carolina League All-Star Team (C)1
1996Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (C) ... Kansas City Royals Minor League Player of the Year2
1998Winter League All-Star (C)1
1999American League Player of the Week (June 28-July 4)1
2001AL Player of the Month (June) ... American League Player of the Week (June 25-July 1) ... Kansas City Royals Player of the Year3
2002American League Player of the Week (June 24-June 30) ... American League Player of the Week (May 20-May 26) ... Kansas City Royals Player of the Year3
2005Kansas City Royals Player of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-11-07Free AgentGranted free agency 
2010-06-27InjuredDisabled -- Back Spasms 
2010-06-18InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-06-07InjuredDisabled -- Lower Back Inflammation 
2010-06-03InjuredDisabled -- Lower Back Inflammation 
2010-02-12ContractSigned by Mariners 
2009-07-21InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-07-07InjuredDisabled -- Back spasms 
2009-01-29ContractSigned by Mariners to minor league contract 
2008-09-03InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-07-08InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2008-05-30InjuredDisabled -- Left knee inflammation 
2008-02-11ContractSigned by Athletics to minor league contract 
2007-08-31InjuredActivated from DL 
2007-06-19InjuredDisabled -- - 
2006-08-08InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-06-16InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2006-05-03InjuredDisabled -- bulging disk in his upper back 
2005-07-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2005-06-20InjuredDisabled -- - 
2004-08-24InjuredDisabled -- - 
2003-08-08InjuredActivated from DL 
2003-06-27InjuredDisabled -- upper back pain  
2002-08-13InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-07-24InjuredDisabled -- hip and back soreness 
1991-07-22Contractsigned 
* 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
1995Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll21109,000-75332-999,520109,000109,000
1996Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll22114,000-7602916957,870109,000223,000
1997Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll23175,000-64429291,182,177150,000398,000
1998Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll24230,000-59821341,276,192170,000628,000
1999Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll25265,000-60113341,454,491200,000893,000
2000Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll262,250,000-242474++1,394,248200,0003,143,000
2001Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll275,000,000-126286++1,897,758200,0008,143,000
2002Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll288,000,000-49195++2,011,045200,00016,143,000
2003Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll29300,000-70329-2,163,527300,00016,443,000
2004Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll3011,000,000-33197++2,070,100300,00027,443,000
2005Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll3111,000,000-31197++2,189,055300,00038,443,000
2006Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll3211,000,000-39196++2,365,072327,00049,443,000
2007Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll3311,000,000-48195++2,459,737380,00060,443,000
2008Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll34500,000-49115462,696,252390,00060,943,000
2009Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll35500,00013.06649018392,746,792400,00061,443,000
2010Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll36650,000-49025462,812,412400,00062,093,000
2010Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll36650,000-49017462,812,412400,00062,093,000
* 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