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Ryan LudwickTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 2002-2014
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PositionsOF-640, RF-487, LF-471, CF-47, DH-20Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRyan Andrew Ludwick
Height6-3Weight205BatsRightThrowsLeft
Born DateJuly 13,1978 [39.340]PlaceSatellite Beach,Florida
High SchoolDurango (Las Vegas,NV)
CollegeUNLV (Las Vegas,NV)

DraftedSelected by the Oakland Athletics [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (60th overall) of the 1999 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$567,500Signing ScoutsRick MagnanteService Time9.109 (2014)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2000-OAK-#8 ... 2001-MLB-#81 ... 2001-OAK-#3 ... 2002-TEX-#5 ... 2003-TEX-#7
MLB DebutJune 5,2002 [23.327]
OrganizationsSLN [4] CIN [3] CLE [3] OAK [3] SDN [2] TEX [2] PIT [1] DET [1] Awards9Awards Voting1-17
TBC Player ID4328Retrosheet IDludwr001MLBAM ID407886
RelationshipsBrother of Eric Ludwick
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1997UNLVWACNCAA-1lf18552295081145166842173600000.354.398.6681.06615335246.367.314.397.4526.9114.632.126.5014.3143.21
1998UNLVWACNCAA-1lf19542105774213145752333900000.352.440.6811.12114338243.382.329.500.47413.5816.051.185.7615.0051.35
1999UNLVWACNCAA-1lf206123670901841369191474300000.381.484.6571.14115535283.428.276.551.48716.6115.190.914.5918.1538.89
1999Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-of2043171284711343421194530500.275.348.444.7927618198.339.169.287.3459.6022.732.372.0242.7538.30
2000Modesto A'sCalifA+oak23of2112949386130263291021066812891706.264.359.505.86424958578.294.241.387.37111.7622.151.885.0217.0044.62
2001Midland RockHoundsTexAAoak28of221194438211923325969105611371516.269.356.503.85922351512.303.234.359.36710.9422.072.024.8817.7242.86
2001Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak-of221757101330172021601200.228.246.333.57919462.286.105.175.2483.2325.818.001.6157.0030.77
2001Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         136500921322632610311105812972716.264.344.484.82824255574.301.220.338.35410.1022.472.224.5319.2341.67
2002Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex40of23783056287274155222387651316.285.370.548.91816746352.332.263.387.39110.8021.592.004.2620.3352.87
2002Texas RangersALMLBtex48cf232381101960192172400004.235.295.346.64128788.321.111.210.2867.9527.273.431.1481.0036.84
2003Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex40of24813175196243176311337150539.303.372.558.93017744360.338.255.360.3929.1719.722.154.7218.6545.83
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex48rf-lf24826341000004900000.154.267.192.4595130.235.038.192.22513.3330.002.250.000.0025.00
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle38rf-lf24391361436717262083901011.265.306.485.7916615145.322.220.294.3355.5226.904.884.8319.4341.67
2003Totals for AL-AL         4716217408172620124801011.247.299.438.7377116175.308.191.278.3166.8627.434.004.0023.1440.00
2004Akron AerosEastAAcle-of25826472015001500100.269.286.462.74812328.286.193.231.3123.5717.865.003.5726.0042.86
2004Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle50of2544166254515083000165240204.271.346.506.8528423188.343.235.331.3648.5127.663.254.2620.7551.11
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         52192295217093500175740304.271.338.500.8389626216.333.229.318.3577.8726.393.354.1721.3350.00
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle38rf25155031120240021420000.220.278.380.65819454.265.160.200.2883.7025.937.003.7025.0036.36
2005Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle50of2654188273610241601174850309.191.272.330.6026216213.230.139.223.2687.9822.542.821.8847.0044.44
2005Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle38lf-rf2619418900450171300001.220.333.512.84521448.208.292.439.36314.5827.081.868.3310.2544.44
2006Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet34of271345088113534228802648167121217.266.342.506.84825764571.340.240.327.3628.4129.253.484.9018.1447.41
2007Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-of282910627368083611102000512.340.380.6421.0226816121.337.302.396.4198.2616.532.006.6113.2544.44
2007St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln38lf-rf281203034281220145244267273011.267.339.479.81814536339.309.212.297.3557.6721.242.774.1321.6444.44
2008St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln47rf2915253810416140337113446214681838.299.375.591.96631880617.342.292.407.40810.0523.662.356.0014.5449.69
2009St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln47rf30139486631292012297424110671435.265.329.447.77621743539.296.182.270.3377.6119.672.594.0822.0933.33
2010Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-rf3139231025000300201.333.2731.1111.38410311.167.778.778.4920.0027.270.0018.184.50100.00
2010St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln47rf31772814479202114303246440304.281.343.484.82713633312.325.203.278.3607.6920.512.673.5325.5541.77
2010San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn47rf315920919447062601245740209.211.301.330.6316913239.257.119.230.28810.0423.852.382.5134.8329.55
2010Totals for NL-NL         1364906312327217690448121805013.251.325.418.74320546551.297.167.257.3298.7121.962.523.0928.8237.40
2011Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit16lf32413351015003200000.385.500.6921.1929216.400.307.538.50718.7512.500.676.2513.0040.00
2011San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn47lf321013784290180116411328741518.238.301.373.67414129420.277.135.220.2987.6220.712.722.6234.3632.22
2011Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36lf-rf323811214265021100193701131.232.341.330.671377133.324.098.268.29914.2927.821.951.5056.0026.92
2011Totals for NL-NL         139490561162301375115112442649.237.310.363.67317836553.287.126.231.2989.2222.422.432.3537.6931.03
2012Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin48lf3312542253116281268001429751239.275.346.531.87722455472.299.256.353.3738.9020.552.315.5116.2347.41
2013Dayton DragonsMidwAcin-3436210000003200000.167.444.167.611109.250.000.500.32933.3322.220.670.000.000.00
2013Louisville BatsILAAAcinlf341038251014000910001.132.154.237.3919239.143.105.105.1730.0023.080.002.5638.0040.00
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         13444610140031110001.136.208.227.43510248.156.091.159.2026.2522.923.672.0844.0033.33
2013Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin48lf34381297315021200102900107.240.293.326.619427140.293.086.163.2777.1420.712.901.4364.5022.58
2014Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin48lf35112357288720094502319441416.244.308.375.68313429397.302.131.213.3047.8123.683.032.2739.6733.33
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter10653549454923201815458717203398884510301664.260.330.451.78116023633973.303.191.286.0008.5322.352.623.8823.0539.33
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter756284649276518620144535292831475751542751.269.347.500.84714233503258.313.231.342.0009.6423.242.414.4219.7645.75
AAA Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter4541707290461124118529881116746432324639.270.342.505.8478622201933.318.235.331.0008.6424.002.784.4020.0847.72
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter12746986126253261019105711871616.269.353.501.85423554540.302.232.352.00010.5621.852.074.8118.0442.86
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter17266411417737633136127871731211206.267.356.489.84532576776.306.222.361.00011.2122.291.994.2520.1242.94
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter36210000003200000.167.444.167.611109.250.000.500.00033.3322.220.670.000.000.00
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1706751772455312431942859711800000.363.443.6681.111451108772.393.305.483.00012.5615.281.225.5715.7044.08
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter4881608253450102684305121315338826515718.280.349.507.8568161921807.318.227.322.0008.4721.472.544.6519.1442.67
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter27590888234531371370383220927422.258.324.441.765400911009.299.183.271.0008.2321.802.653.6724.5438.89
San Diego Padres Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1605876113425017901256144817117.228.301.358.65921042659.270.130.223.0008.5021.852.572.5834.5331.34
Cleveland Indians Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter73227255691133521176621012.247.305.467.77210623247.291.220.300.0006.8826.723.885.2617.4641.07
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3811214265021100193701131.232.341.330.671377133.324.098.268.00014.2927.821.951.5056.0026.92
Texas Rangers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter311071323701921113300004.215.288.308.596338118.301.093.206.0009.3227.973.000.85107.0034.78
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625406914031123893352135725210.260.330.451.78124455604.303.191.286.0008.5322.352.623.8823.0539.33
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626101051644043111566671621119211.269.347.500.84730575698.313.231.342.0009.6423.242.414.4219.7645.75

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1999Modesto A's CalifA+oak20OF40--692--71711.0001.78------4393.028.6
2000Modesto A's CalifA+oak21OF118--281953295290.9832.46------12991.584.3
2001Midland RockHounds TexAAoak22OF116--250461260254.9772.19------11997.582.9
2001Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak22OF17--511115352.9813.06------17100.011.8
2002Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex23OF78--172551182177.9732.27------78100.054.2
2002Texas RangersALMLBtex23CF21-18341---41411.0001.950.22-----2391.313.0
2002Texas RangersALMLBtex23LF2-2-------------238.71.2
2002Texas RangersALMLBtex23RF1---------------234.30.6
2003Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex24OF50--116332122119.9752.38------8161.735.2
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24RF1919175402--42421.0002.210.24-----3948.711.7
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24LF131110030---30301.0002.310.30-----3933.38.0
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex24RF644011---11111.0001.830.28-----875.03.7
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex24LF44325---551.0001.250.16-----850.02.5
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24DH3---------------397.71.9
2004Akron Aeros EastAAcle25OF5--6---661.0001.20------862.53.5
2004Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle25OF29--4911-5150.9801.72------4465.920.1
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25RF151311932-1-3332.9702.130.27-----15100.09.3
2005Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle26OF54--115222119117.9832.17------54100.037.5
2005Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26LF985916-1-1716.9411.780.27-----1947.45.6
2005Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26RF63346---661.0001.000.18-----1931.63.7
2005Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26DH3---------------1915.81.9
2006Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet27OF109--1961433213210.9861.93------13481.376.8
2007Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln28OF24--47---47471.0001.96------2982.816.7
2007St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28LF4937324861--87871.0001.780.27-----12040.830.2
2007St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28RF412525260-1-6160.9841.460.24-----12034.225.3
2007St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28CF63227---771.0001.170.32-----1205.03.7
2008St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29RF1241059622311023243241.9921.940.25-----15281.676.5
2008St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29LF2917169422--44441.0001.520.26-----15219.117.9
2008St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29CF14106420-1-2120.9521.430.31-----1529.28.6
2009St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30RF1331201068210914220219.9951.650.21-----13995.782.1
2009St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30CF1172---221.0002.000.29-----1390.70.6
2009St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30LF1181---111.0001.000.13-----1390.70.6
2010Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln31RF3--4---441.0001.33------3100.02.1
2010St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31RF67635621322--1341341.0002.000.24-----7787.041.4
2010San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31RF585748811722-121119.9832.050.24-----5998.335.8
2010St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31CF53249---991.0001.800.38-----776.53.1
2010St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31DH1---------------771.30.6
2010St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31LF1152---221.0002.000.40-----771.30.6
2011Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit32LF4--51--661.0001.50------4100.02.8
2011San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn32LF9595828158812167166.9941.750.20-----10194.158.6
2011Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32LF2221176321-133331.0001.500.19-----3857.913.6
2011Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32RF131210127-1-2827.9642.080.27-----3834.28.0
2011San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn32RF115-1--111.0001.000.20-----1011.00.6
2012Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33LF108107929191-1-192191.9951.770.21-----12586.466.7
2012Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33DH2---------------1251.61.2
2013Louisville Bats ILAAAcin34LF10--11---11111.0001.10------10100.06.9
2013Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34LF323225039---39391.0001.220.16-----3884.219.8
2013Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34DH2---------------385.31.2
2014Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35LF92917511351--1361361.0001.480.18-----11282.156.8
2014Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35DH5---------------1124.53.1
MLB Totals for RF - 9 season(s)-   RF48442238068662687900892.9911.840.23-----4840.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 11 season(s)-   LF45742536337371333753750.9961.640.21-----4570.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 5 season(s)-   CF471730079-1-8079.9881.680.26-----470.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 6 season(s)-   DH16---------------160.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 7 season(s)-   OF361--74626159787772.9812.14------3610.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF14--161--17171.0001.21------140.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF3--4---441.0001.33------30.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF121--256461266260.9772.15------1210.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF158--3501153366361.9862.28------1580.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1999Modesto A's CalifA+oak20---------40-
2000Modesto A's CalifA+oak21---------118-
2001Midland RockHounds TexAAoak22---------116-
2001Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak22---------17-
2002Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex23---------78-
2002Texas RangersALMLBtex23------2211--
2003Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex24---------50-
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24------13-19-3
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex24------4-6--
2004Akron Aeros EastAAcle25---------5-
2004Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle25---------29-
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25--------15--
2005Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle26---------54-
2005Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26------9-6-3
2006Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet27---------109-
2007Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln28---------24-
2007St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28------49641--
2008St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29------2914124--
2009St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30------11133--
2010Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln31--------3--
2010St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31------1567-1
2010San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31--------58--
2011Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit32------4----
2011San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn32------95-1--
2011Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32------22-13--
2012Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33------108---2
2013Louisville Bats ILAAAcin34------10----
2013Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34------32---2
2014Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35------92---5

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2000Phoenix Desert DogsArizona Fall LgMinor2110303711050021500000.233.281.333.61410232.467.100.1676.2546.887.500.000.0028.57
2001Phoenix Desert DogsArizona Fall LgMinor226221210010011000000.091.130.136.2663123.167.045.0914.3543.4810.000.000.0050.00
2006Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2712295810310001711000.276.323.621.94418432.263.345.3793.1321.887.009.389.6750.00
2007St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2817254103003000310000.400.423.520.94313326.455.120.1200.0011.540.000.000.0030.00
2008St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB292364122060390171211002.313.389.547.93635973.347.234.3289.5916.441.714.1121.3345.00
2009St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB302574916602180061220103.216.289.378.66728883.230.162.2437.2314.462.002.4137.0050.00
2009St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB30312140001001000000.333.385.333.7184013.333.000.0837.690.000.000.000.000.00
2010St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB312266112070516204510200.303.342.636.978421273.259.333.4245.486.851.256.8513.2060.00
2011San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB32174641330280031110000.283.340.478.81822550.333.195.2616.0022.003.674.0023.0038.46
2012Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB332253915302100031400100.283.316.453.76924557.342.170.2265.2624.564.673.5126.5033.33
2012Cincinnati RedsDiv SeriesMLB33518460034004500012.333.455.8331.28815322.300.500.72218.1822.731.2513.646.0050.00
2013Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB34225941340160031500103.220.254.339.59320563.273.119.1694.7623.815.001.5959.0038.46
2013Cincinnati RedsWild CardMLB3414032000000000000.750.7501.2502.000524.750.500.5000.000.000.000.000.0066.67
2014Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB35195631420150021100003.250.276.339.61519358.295.089.1253.4518.975.501.7256.0021.43
2015Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB361230160013010900200.200.188.300.4889132.227.100.0670.0028.130.003.1330.0016.67
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs16524921060032500000.173.218.250.46813355.333.077.1355.4545.458.330.000.0033.33
MLB Spring Training Totals - 10 yrs191502621353502088222999727011.269.314.458.77223055547.295.189.2475.3018.103.413.6625.1040.74
MLB Playoffs - Wild Card Totals - 1 yrs14032000000000000.750.7501.2502.000524.750.500.5000.000.000.000.000.0066.67
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs8305100035005500012.333.429.6331.06219335.318.300.46714.2914.291.008.5710.0030.00

Awards [9]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
19971st Team College Freshman All-American (OF)1
2000California League All-Star Team (OF)1
2001California League All-Star Team (OF) ... Texas League All-Star (OF)2
2008Major League 1st All-Star (end of season) (OF) ... National League Player of the Week (July 28-August 3) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (OF)3
2009National League Player of the Week (July 6-July 12) ... NL Player of the Month (July)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2016-01-21lfFree Agent -RetiredRetiredAnnounced retirement37.192  
2015-03-31lfFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Rangers36.261  
2015-02-05lfTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract36.207Team Roster on 2015-02-05
2014-10-31lfFree Agent -Free Agent--Team option declined, declared free agent36.110  
2013-08-12lfCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL35.030Team Roster on 2013-08-12
2013-07-29LFCincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to Louisville (AAA) for rehab35.016Team Roster on 2013-07-29
2013-07-24LFCincinnati RedsClinton (A)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to Clinton (A) for rehab35.011Team Roster on 2013-07-24
2013-04-15LFCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL34.276Team Roster on 2013-04-15
2013-04-02LFCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Torn cartilage in his right shoulder34.263Team Roster on 2013-04-02
2012-12-08LFCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 2-year contract for 2013-2014 ($15m) Team option for 201534.148Team Roster on 2012-12-08
2012-11-01LFFree Agent -Free Agent--Option declined, declared a free agent34.111  
2012-02-08lfCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($2.5m) Mutual option for 2013 33.210Team Roster on 2012-02-08
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-02-08ContractSigned by Cubs 
2011-10-30Free AgentGranted free agency 
2011-09-07InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-08-24InjuredDisabled -- Mid-Back Muscle Spasms 
2011-07-31TradeTraded by Padres to Pirates 
2010-07-31TradeTraded by Cardinals to Padres for Nick Greenwood as part of 3-team trade 
2010-07-24InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-07-03InjuredDisabled -- Left Calf Strain 
2010-06-26InjuredDisabled -- - 
2009-05-29InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-05-13InjuredDisabled -- Strained right hamstring 
2008-03-04ContractSigned by Cardinals (1-year) 
2006-01-04ContractSigned by Tigers (minor) 
2004-07-05InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-05-19InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2004-04-02InjuredDisabled -- - 
2003-11-03InjuredActivated from DL 
2003-09-09InjuredDisabled -- contusion of the patella tendon in his right knee 
2003-07-18TradeTraded by Rangers to Indians for Shane Spencer and Ricardo Rodriguez. 
2002-01-14TradeTraded by Athletics with Mario Ramos, Gerald Laird and Jason Hart to Rangers for Mike Venafro and Carlos Pena. 
1999-07-17Contractsigned 
* 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1999Oakland Athletics-20567,500-------567,500Signing Bonus out of 1999 Draft (2nd round - 60th overall)
2002Texas RangersTeam Payroll23200,000-75743-2,011,045200,000767,500
2003Texas RangersTeam Payroll24300,000-70340-2,163,527300,0001,067,500
2003Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll24300,000-70340-2,163,527300,0001,067,500
2004Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll25304,700-71926212,070,100300,0001,372,200
2005Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll26317,500-73329192,189,055300,0001,689,700
2007St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll28380,000-73737-2,459,737380,0002,069,700
2008St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll29411,000-57024372,696,252390,0002,480,700
2009St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll303,700,000-2191073++2,746,792400,0006,180,700
2010St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll315,450,000-163883++2,812,412400,00011,630,700
2010San Diego PadresTeam Payroll315,450,000-163383++2,812,412400,00011,630,700
2011Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll326,775,000-132286++2,722,607414,00018,405,700
2011San Diego PadresTeam Payroll326,775,000-132286++2,722,607414,00018,405,700
2012Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll332,000,000-33011642,954,887480,00020,405,7002012-02-08 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($2.5m) Mutual option for 2013
2013Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll342,000,000-34614623,023,990490,00022,405,7002012-12-08 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2013-2014 ($15m) Team option for 2015
2014Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll358,500,0009.109129686++3,256,497500,00030,905,700
* 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