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Morgan EnsbergHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1995-2008 MLB Years: 2000-2008
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Rated Prospect
World Series Champion

Positions3B-1162, 1B-13, SS-5, DH-2, 2B-1Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMorgan Paul Ensberg
Height6-2Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 26,1975 [42.180]PlaceHermosa Beach,California
High SchoolRedondo Union (Redondo Beach,CA)
CollegeUSC (Los Angeles,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros in the 9th round (272nd overall) of the 1998 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Seattle Mariners in the 61st round (1534th overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsDoug Deutsch
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2002-HOU-#7
MLB DebutSeptember 20,2000 [25.025]
OrganizationsHOU [10] CLE [1] NYA [1] SDN [1] Awards5Awards Voting1-160
TBC Player ID4230Retrosheet IDensbm001MLBAM ID348563
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed51Power74Contact56XBH70RBIs63Runs46Hitting55Durability63Team.544Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1996USCPac10NCAA-1-3b2053161375792103584293400000.354.453.6211.07410021190.402.267.472.46015.2617.891.175.2616.1036.84
1997USCPac10NCAA-1-3b21622356072171844142465900000.306.420.489.90911526281.381.183.430.40316.3721.001.282.8529.3836.11
1998USCPac10NCAA-1-3b226624474842202169206484500000.344.452.6931.14516943292.354.349.602.48216.4415.410.947.1911.6251.19
1998Auburn DoubledaysNYPLA-hou-3b22591963945101531153465160215.230.388.367.7557216250.282.137.434.34818.4020.401.112.0039.2035.56
1999Kissimmee CobrasFSLA+hou-3b23123427721022521569176689091309.239.353.412.76517642508.268.173.358.34313.3917.721.322.9528.4741.18
2000Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou-3b2413748395145340289091292107836315.300.416.545.96126362592.331.245.429.41315.5418.071.164.7317.2542.76
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou143b2447020000000100000.286.286.286.572207.333.000.000.2570.0014.290.000.000.000.00
2001New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-3b258731665982002361634560304012.310.397.592.98918743368.316.282.434.41612.2316.301.336.2513.7443.88
2002New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou33b2683292508412373795505671319.288.401.421.82212322353.332.133.318.36714.1615.861.121.9841.7126.19
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou143b264913214327231920182530008.242.346.394.7405212153.279.152.303.33211.7616.341.391.9644.0037.50
2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou143b27127385691121512560724860611110.291.377.530.90720441441.289.239.377.39010.8813.611.255.6715.4036.61
2004Houston AstrosNLMLBhou143b28131411511132031066643646054117.275.330.411.74116933456.287.136.229.3237.8910.091.282.1941.1029.20
2005Houston AstrosNLMLBhou143b2915052686149303361016785119805912.283.388.557.94529369624.301.274.433.39913.6219.071.405.7714.6146.31
2006Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou-3b30312262027003100001.500.6001.1671.76714415.444.667.917.68820.006.670.3313.336.0066.67
2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou143b3012738767911712358141019640373.235.396.463.85917941495.251.228.481.37320.4019.390.954.6516.8345.05
2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou143b3185224365210083101314802206.232.323.384.7078618259.259.152.286.31511.9718.531.553.0928.0034.62
2007San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn23b313058111330480071900001.224.308.483.79128765.257.259.379.34010.7729.232.716.1514.5053.85
2007Totals for NL-NL         1152824765130123901386702207.230.320.404.72411425324.259.174.305.32011.7320.681.763.7023.5038.46
2008Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle433b325215924309052311314314125.189.323.340.6635414196.223.151.346.30015.8221.941.392.5531.8046.67
2008New York YankeesALMLBnya113b32287461500140162200001.203.263.243.50618180.275.040.108.2357.5027.503.671.2574.006.67
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter7312204340579102101103472219332436218151858.263.362.468.83010312222580.280.205.357.00012.8716.901.314.2620.0438.34
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter5441885347510112685318573033540834919756.271.387.472.8598892032282.301.201.393.00014.6817.881.223.7222.1839.80
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter225779141218433371281691291601158327.280.386.485.87137883932.307.205.380.00013.8417.171.243.9721.0538.07
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13748395145340289091292107836315.300.416.545.96126362592.331.245.429.00015.5418.071.164.7317.2542.76
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter123427721022521569176689091309.239.353.412.76517642508.268.173.358.00013.3917.721.322.9528.4741.18
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter591963945101531153465160215.230.388.367.7557216250.282.137.434.00018.4020.401.112.0039.2035.56
NCAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter18164017121348339148421212313800000.333.440.6001.04038490763.376.267.506.00016.1218.091.125.1116.4142.25
Houston Astros Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter673207232355199101053352218319395218151856.266.367.475.8429852142435.281.209.365.00013.1016.221.244.3119.7338.84
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter287461500140162200001.203.263.243.50618180.275.040.108.0007.5027.503.671.2574.006.67
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3058111330480071900001.224.308.483.79128765.257.259.379.00010.7729.232.716.1514.5053.85
Average MLB - Per 162 games162488751282322477547497523413.263.362.468.83022849572.280.205.357.00012.8716.901.314.2620.0438.34
Average Minor - Per 162 games16256110315233225951791001221036217.271.387.472.85926560680.301.201.393.00014.6817.881.223.7222.1839.80

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1998Auburn Doubledays NYPLA-hou223B58--3899116148137.9262.36------5998.377.3
1998Auburn Doubledays NYPLA-hou22SS1--12-1331.0003.00------591.71.3
1999Kissimmee Cobras FSLA+hou231B1--21--331.0003.00------1230.80.7
1999Kissimmee Cobras FSLA+hou23SS2--37211210.8335.00------1231.61.5
1999Kissimmee Cobras FSLA+hou233B115--682353319336303.9022.63------12393.583.9
2000Round Rock Express TexAAhou243B136--843072422415391.9422.88------13799.397.1
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou243B1-9111-32.6672.000.22-----425.00.6
2001New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou253B81--501721722239222.9292.74------8793.158.3
2001New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou25SS1---------------871.10.7
2002New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou261B4--263123029.9677.25------834.82.8
2002New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou263B79--451631812226208.9202.63------8395.254.9
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou263B43-328287685112104.9292.420.32-----4987.826.5
2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27DH1---------------1270.80.6
2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou273B1118981877184918270261.9672.350.32-----12787.468.5
2004Houston AstrosNLMLBhou283B118103920801641323257244.9492.070.27-----13190.172.8
2004Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28SS1-2-------------1310.80.6
2005Houston AstrosNLMLBhou293B14814712861002951531410395.9632.670.31-----15098.791.4
2006Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou303B3--4541139.6923.00------3100.02.1
2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou303B117106975802301225322310.9632.650.32-----12792.172.2
2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou313B6852492361071112154143.9292.100.29-----8580.042.0
2007San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn313B121093329133332.9702.670.34-----3040.07.4
2007San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn311B119711198.8898.000.89-----303.30.6
2008Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle323B51--2794158136121.8902.37------5298.135.7
2008Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle322B1--1---111.0001.00------521.90.7
2008New York YankeesALMLBnya323B2113133832124140.9761.900.30-----2875.013.0
2008New York YankeesALMLBnya321B733538--138381.0005.431.09-----2825.04.3
2008New York YankeesALMLBnya32DH1---------------283.60.6
MLB Totals for 3B - 8 season(s)-   3B639520505441311187111916021531.9562.400.30-----6390.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B8444451124746.9795.751.05-----80.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH2---------------20.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1-2-------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B214--1264345443614560.9122.62------2140.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B4--263123029.9677.25------40.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B136--843072422415391.9422.88------1360.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B115--682353319336303.9022.63------1150.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS2--37211210.8335.00------20.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--21--331.0003.00------10.00.0
A- Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B58--3899116148137.9262.36------580.00.0
A- Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1--12-1331.0003.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1998Auburn Doubledays NYPLA-hou22----158-----
1999Kissimmee Cobras FSLA+hou23--1-2115-----
2000Round Rock Express TexAAhou24-----136-----
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24-----1-----
2001New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou25----181-----
2002New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou26--4--79-----
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26-----43-----
2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27-----111----1
2004Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28----1118-----
2005Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29-----148-----
2006Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou30-----3-----
2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30-----117-----
2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31-----68-----
2007San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31--1--12-----
2008Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle32---1-51-----
2008New York YankeesALMLBnya32--7--21----1

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2004Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB28519172005013100001.368.455.474.9299222.389.106.21113.644.550.330.000.0028.57
2004Houston AstrosChamp. SeriesMLB28722230012011302000.136.174.273.4476125.111.137.1364.0012.003.004.0022.0033.33
2005Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB29418252007002300011.278.350.389.7397220.333.111.22210.0015.001.500.000.0040.00
2005Houston AstrosChamp. SeriesMLB29621151002002200101.238.292.286.5786124.250.048.1438.338.331.000.000.0020.00
2005Houston AstrosWorld SeriesMLB29418220012001700001.111.158.278.4365119.100.167.2225.2636.847.005.2618.0050.00
2006Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB3022578131031002131400202.228.361.404.76523472.238.176.36818.0619.441.084.1719.0030.77
2007Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB312257111620490051020002.281.359.526.88530664.279.245.3337.8115.632.006.2514.2537.50
2008New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB32244871150050041310001.229.302.333.63516553.314.104.1887.5524.533.250.000.0045.45
2009Tampa Bay Devil RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB33224441020040161200100.227.314.273.58712251.303.046.15911.7623.532.000.000.0020.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs90206305010072803284930305.243.338.393.7318117240.281.150.27211.6720.421.752.9229.4334.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs93731240012015400012.324.405.432.83716442.364.108.21611.909.520.800.000.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs1343381014013502101.186.234.279.51312249.184.093.1406.1210.201.672.0443.0025.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs418220012001700001.111.158.278.4365119.100.167.2225.2636.847.005.2618.0050.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2011University of California-San DiegoNCAANCAA-35Assistant Coach.000--None listed
2012University of California-San DiegoNCAANCAA-36Assistant Coach.000--None listed
2013Lancaster JethawksCalifA+Minorhou37Developmental Specialist1408258.586--1None listedLost in Semi-Finals
2014Houston AstrosALMLBMLBhou38Special Assignment Coach1627092.43228.04Bo Porter,Tom Lawless
2015Houston AstrosALMLBMLBhou39Special Assignment Coach1628676.5312.02A.J. HinchLost in 1st Round (Royals)
2017Tri City ValleyCatsNYPLA-Minorhou41Manager733439.4667.03 
* 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 [5]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1998Pac-10 Conference All-Conference (3B)1
2000Texas League All-Star (3B)1
2003National League Player of the Week (June 2-June 8)1
2005National League Player of the Week (June 27-July 3) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (3B)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2009-03-30Releaed by Rays 
2009-02-09ContractSigned by Rays to minor league contract 
2008-06-17ContractSigned by Indians to minor league contract 
2008-06-07Released by Yankees 
2008-02-08ContractSigned by Yankees (1-year) 
2007-07-31TradeTraded by Astros with cash considerations to Padres for a player to be named later or cash 
2007-01-25ContractSigned by Astros to avoid arbitration 
2006-08-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-07-13InjuredDisabled -- - 
1998-06-18Contractsigned 
* 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
2000Houston AstrosTeam Payroll24175,000-79536-1,394,248200,000175,000
2002Houston AstrosTeam Payroll26200,000-75730-2,011,045200,000375,000
2003Houston AstrosTeam Payroll27300,000-70330-2,163,527300,000675,000
2004Houston AstrosTeam Payroll28380,000-52621422,070,100300,0001,055,000
2005Houston AstrosTeam Payroll29450,000-51115432,189,055300,0001,505,000
2006Houston AstrosTeam Payroll303,800,000-202975++2,365,072327,0005,305,000
2007San Diego PadresTeam Payroll314,350,000-189777++2,459,737380,0009,655,000
2007Houston AstrosTeam Payroll314,350,000-189877++2,459,737380,0009,655,000
2008New York YankeesTeam Payroll321,750,000-34121632,696,252390,00011,405,000
* 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