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Blake SteinTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1994-2004 MLB Years: 1998-2002
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Rated Prospect

PositionsP-315Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Blake Stein
Height6-7Weight240BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 3,1973 [44.325]PlaceMcComb,Mississippi
High SchoolCovington (Covington,LA)
CollegeSpring Hill College (Mobile,AL)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 6th round (166th overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsRoger Smith
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1997-SLN-#9
MLB DebutMay 10,1998 [24.280]
OrganizationsKCA [4] SLN [4] OAK [3] CLE [1] MON [1] PIT [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID440Retrosheet IDsteib002MLBAM ID133121
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts69Walks37Hittable65SO/BB49vsPower65Hitting2Durability60Team.495Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1994Johnson City CardinalsAppRksln30ST20412.8713130100059.2442119424694001.146.640.603.6210.412.88.800-
1995Peoria ChiefsMidwAsln-ST211063.80272701000139.2122695912611332101.317.860.773.938.572.18.625-
1996St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+sln-ST221652.15282712111172.012248414541594001.026.380.212.838.322.94.762-
1997Huntsville StarsSouAAoak-ST23325.71770000034.2362422320256001.629.350.785.196.491.25.600-
1997Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-ST23874.24222201000133.2128676317491145001.328.621.143.307.682.33.533-
1997Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--ST01194.54292901000167.01649185206913911001.388.771.073.697.432.01.550-
1998Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAoak-S/R24313.47541000023.022139111311001.418.490.394.2411.962.82.750-
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak59S/R24596.37242041100117.0117928322718915051.608.971.695.456.831.25.3576.00
1999Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAoak-ST25424.10191900000109.29454509431117101.257.710.743.539.112.58.667-
1999Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak59ST250016.8711000002.26551641004.5020.253.3720.2513.500.67-11.76
1999Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca41ST25124.0912111000070.05933321041431071.427.551.285.255.501.05.3335.81
2000Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+kca-ST26006.7522000005.064412121001.5010.131.693.3820.256.00--
2000Wichita WranglersTexAAkca-ST26106.2322000008.2106621121001.2710.382.081.0412.4612.001.000-
2000Omaha Golden SpikesPCLAAAkca-ST26200.73220000012.091112140000.896.570.731.4610.227.001.000-
2000Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorAA--ST0303.76660000025.025111145382001.148.541.371.7112.997.601.000-
2000Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca41ST26854.68171701000107.29857561957787031.448.191.594.766.521.37.6155.65
2001Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34S/R27784.743615210051131.01127369207911310031.467.691.375.437.761.43.4675.19
2002Wichita WranglersTexAAkca-S/R28013.48633000010.011441772001.749.580.876.106.101.00.000-
2002Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34Rel28047.9127225007146.2594141627421031.8411.381.165.218.101.56.0004.76
2003Akron AerosEastAAcle-Rel290127.0020200002.26881440003.7520.253.3713.5013.501.00.000-
2003Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAmon48S/R29136.63431000019.0241514211101001.8411.370.955.214.740.91.250-
2003Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAmon55S/R29215.1615510105252.0603230418341001.4910.320.693.105.851.89.667-
2003Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorAA--S/R0356.3221813105273.1905552733482001.6610.950.854.015.841.45.375-
2004Altoona CurveEastAApit55Rel30523.52360360018761.0512724625622001.247.480.883.679.102.48.714-
2004Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-Rel300110.2480800209.21411113970002.3813.032.798.386.520.78.000-
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--Rel0534.44440440020770.1653835934692001.398.241.144.318.752.03.625-
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter21285.41117665121122473.245130128678281369350211.548.531.485.326.981.31.4292.48
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter59333.8519813662612610849.07594043657134180437201.298.000.753.598.472.36.641-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1154.384930191072205.019911110118831979101.368.640.783.608.552.37.688-
AA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter18164.6979374210187268.02661511413211723417001.428.861.073.907.792.00.529-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1652.28302912111177.012852455561715001.046.500.252.848.683.05.762-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1063.80272701000139.2122695912611332101.317.860.773.938.572.18.625-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter412.8713130100059.2442119424694001.146.640.603.6210.412.88.800-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter00--00000000.0000000000----------0.00--
Kansas City Royals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter16195.0192454710122354.232820419855204276190161.508.301.395.166.981.35.457-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter596.60252141100119.1123978823779316051.679.231.735.786.981.21.357-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings10135.415431231061220.020913913236130171160101.548.531.485.326.981.31.4352.48
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1583.855135162073220.019510494188820710101.298.000.753.598.472.36.652-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1997Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-p232224321004001805100.083.115.125.2403131.118.042.083.1113.2325.818.000.000.0050.00
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak59p2425000000000401000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
1999Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAoak-p25191000000000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2000Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca41p2612000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2001Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34p2732000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2003Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAmon48p2942000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2003Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAmon55p29155020000000104001.400.400.400.800209.500.000.000.3560.0011.110.000.000.000.00
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         197020000000104001.286.286.286.5722011.333.000.000.2550.009.090.000.000.000.00
2004Altoona CurveEastAApit55p30361000000001100000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.000.35450.0050.001.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter69000000000601000.000.000.000.0000010.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter963334100400210010101.121.167.152.3195146.167.031.091.0004.3521.745.000.000.0025.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter346020000000105001.333.333.333.6662011.400.000.000.0000.009.090.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter6227321004002905100.074.133.111.2443135.105.037.111.0005.7125.714.500.000.0050.00
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter25000000000401000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter44000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162243000000000162027000.000.000.000.00000270.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625657200700317017202.121.167.152.3198278.167.031.091.0004.3521.745.000.000.0025.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1994Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln20P13--411--15151.0001.15------13100.019.1
1995Peoria Chiefs MidwAsln21P27--9126-2721.7780.78------27100.020.1
1996St. Petersburg Cardinals FSLA+sln22P28--8151-2423.9580.82------28100.020.3
1997Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln23P22--9131-2322.9571.00------22100.015.7
1997Huntsville Stars SouAAoak23P7--22--441.0000.57------7100.05.0
1998Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAoak24P5--23--551.0001.00------5100.03.5
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24P24-117-15111615.9380.630.13-----24100.014.8
1999Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAoak25P19--491-1413.9290.68------19100.013.4
1999Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25P12-7024--661.0000.500.09-----12100.07.5
1999Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25P1-2-------------1100.00.6
2000Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca26P2---------------2100.01.4
2000Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca26P2--11--221.0001.00------2100.01.5
2000Omaha Golden Spikes PCLAAAkca26P2--1---111.0000.50------2100.01.4
2000Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26P17-107881-1716.9410.940.15-----17100.010.5
2001Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27P36-13168--14141.0000.390.11-----36100.022.2
2002Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca28P6--21-1331.0000.50------6100.04.3
2002Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28P27-4621--331.0000.110.07-----27100.016.7
2003Harrisburg Senators EastAAmon29P4--1---111.0000.25------4100.02.8
2003Akron Aeros EastAAcle29P2---------------2100.01.4
2003Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAmon29P15--62--881.0000.53------15100.010.6
2004Altoona Curve EastAApit30P36---5--551.0000.14------36100.025.5
2004Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit30P8---3--331.0000.38------8100.05.6
MLB Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P117-4731836215654.9640.460.11-----1170.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P49--13171-3130.9680.61------490.00.0
AA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P79--1522113837.9740.47------790.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P30--8151-2423.9580.77------300.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P27--9126-2721.7780.78------270.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P13--411--15151.0001.15------130.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1994Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln2013----------
1995Peoria Chiefs MidwAsln2127----------
1996St. Petersburg Cardinals FSLA+sln2228----------
1997Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln2322----------
1997Huntsville Stars SouAAoak237----------
1998Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAoak245----------
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2424----------
1999Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAoak2519----------
1999Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2512----------
1999Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak251----------
2000Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca262----------
2000Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca262----------
2000Omaha Golden Spikes PCLAAAkca262----------
2000Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2617----------
2001Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2736----------
2002Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca286----------
2002Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2827----------
2003Harrisburg Senators EastAAmon294----------
2003Akron Aeros EastAAcle292----------
2003Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAmon2915----------
2004Altoona Curve EastAApit3036----------
2004Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit308----------

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1996Florida State League All-Star Team (RHP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2004-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-01-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
2003-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-06-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Expos. 
2003-05-20Released by Indians. 
2003-04-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
2003-03-22Released by Devil Rays. 
2002-12-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Devil Rays. 
2002-09-09Released by Royals. 
2002-07-27InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-06-14InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2002-05-28InjuredDisabled -- groin injury 
1999-07-31TradeTraded by Athletics with Brad Rigby and Jeff D'Amico to Royals for Kevin Appier. 
1997-07-31TradeTraded by Cardinals with T.J. Mathews and Eric Ludwick to Athletics for Mark McGwire. 
* 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
1998Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll24170,000-81236-1,276,192170,000170,000
1999Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll25207,500-75325171,454,491200,000377,500
1999Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll25207,500-75329171,454,491200,000377,500
2000Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll26225,000-66920261,394,248200,000602,500
2001Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll27275,000-60620331,897,758200,000877,500
2002Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll281,350,000-36011612,011,045200,0002,227,500
* 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