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Melky CabreraTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Free Agent since 2018 MLB Years: 2005-2018
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PositionsLF-1011, CF-561, OF-432, RF-232, dh-39Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMelky Astacio Cabrera
Height5-11Weight170BatsBothThrowsLeft
Born DateAugust 11,1984 [34.122]PlaceSanto Domingo,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2001 by the New York Yankees.
Signing Bonus$175,000Signing ScoutsVictor MataCarlos RiosService Time11.148 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2005-NYA-#8
MLB DebutJuly 7,2005 [20.330]
OrganizationsNYA [7] CHA [3] KCA [2] TOR [2] ATL [1] CLE [1] SFN [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID45226Retrosheet IDcabrm002MLBAM ID466320
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (OF) in 2006 ... Hit for the cycle on August 2, 2009
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed60Power45Contact90XBH39RBIs67Runs46Hitting83Durability79Team.525Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2003Staten Island YankeesNYPLA-nya53of18672793479102231135233644116.283.345.355.7009914311.318.072.183.3147.4011.581.570.64139.5017.72
2004Battle Creek YankeesMidwAnya-of1942171355716301672152300202.333.383.462.8457919188.380.129.246.3677.9812.231.530.000.0033.33
2004Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-of1985333489620385131235950318.288.341.438.77914631364.327.150.225.3386.3216.212.572.2041.6332.29
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         127504831533668671033882505110.304.355.446.80122550552.346.142.232.3486.8814.862.161.4563.0032.68
2005Trenton ThunderEastAAnya-of201064265711722310601122872415211.275.322.411.73317535464.307.136.223.3186.0315.522.572.1642.6029.91
2005Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-of20261011525303172091502003.248.309.366.675376112.265.118.228.3008.0413.391.672.6833.6724.00
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1325277214225313771323787435214.269.319.402.72121241576.299.133.224.3156.4215.102.352.2640.5428.87
2005New York YankeesALMLBnya70cf20619140000000200000.211.211.211.4224019.235.000.000.1870.0010.530.000.000.000.00
2006Columbus ClippersILAAAnya54of21311221947624243110910206.385.430.566.9966912135.387.181.279.4257.416.670.902.9630.5025.53
2006New York YankeesALMLBnya28lf2113046075129262750125565925139.280.360.391.75118035524.309.111.248.33310.6911.261.051.3465.7127.13
2007New York YankeesALMLBnya28cf221505456614924887313543685109014.273.327.391.71821340612.295.118.211.3177.0311.111.581.3168.1326.85
2008Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YanILAAAnya-of2315578192005138900102.333.409.368.77721266.388.035.140.35512.1213.641.130.000.0010.53
2008New York YankeesALMLBnya28cf2312941442103121837922958343511.249.301.341.64214121453.271.092.179.2836.4012.802.001.7751.7520.39
2009New York YankeesALMLBnya53cf241544856613328113681024359444415.274.336.416.75220242540.288.142.247.3297.9610.931.372.4137.3131.58
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl53lf-cf2514745850117273442714264153118.255.317.354.67116234509.288.099.203.2928.2512.571.520.79114.5029.06
2011Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca53cf26155658102201445188720103594175312.305.339.470.80930967706.332.165.233.3504.9613.312.692.5536.5633.33
2012San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn53lf271134598415925101160135366301548.346.390.516.90623746501.379.170.266.3877.1912.571.752.2041.7328.93
2013Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-lf2826010000000200000.167.167.167.334106.250.000.000.1480.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2013New Hampshire Fisher CatsEastAAtorlf28311140012100100000.364.364.6361.0007111.333.272.364.4330.009.090.009.0911.0025.00
2013Buffalo BisonsILAAAtorlf2825130001000000100.600.500.6001.100306.500.000.000.4440.000.000.000.000.000.00
2013Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         722280013100300100.364.348.500.84811123.368.136.182.3620.0013.040.004.3522.0012.50
2013Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor53lf2888344399615233022234702307.279.322.360.68212420372.313.081.148.3036.1812.632.040.81114.6720.83
2014Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor53lf29139568811713531673624367325319.301.351.458.80926054621.316.157.239.3546.9210.791.562.5835.5031.58
2015Chicago White SoxALMLBcha53lf301586297017236212773040882210218.273.314.394.70824850683.297.121.189.3075.8612.882.201.7652.4229.07
2016Chicago White SoxALMLBcha53lf31151591701754251486204769053217.296.346.455.80126961646.315.159.242.3437.2810.681.472.1742.2134.86
2017Chicago White SoxALMLBcha53lf329839754117170135600255212317.295.336.436.77217330428.310.141.204.3305.8412.152.083.0430.5425.64
2017Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca53rf32582232460132429121122103012.269.303.399.7028919238.280.130.175.3004.629.242.001.6855.7531.67
2017Totals for AL-AL         156620781773021785123674226119.285.324.423.74726249666.299.138.194.3195.4111.112.062.5536.4727.68
2018Columbus ClippersILAAAcle33197872561082021000002.321.338.423.76133780.368.102.154.3282.5012.505.000.000.0028.00
2018Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle5333782502870170639112038305010.280.335.420.75510523278.303.140.220.3267.1913.671.902.1641.6732.86
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter17546500852185636144137807993749385026496238167.286.335.418.75327165427130.308.132.218.0006.9111.921.721.9247.4529.20
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter3981589225473851428215431411823614715440.298.349.422.7716701271743.332.124.216.0006.7713.542.001.6156.7526.85
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter9336350119173755842943124013.328.375.449.82416327399.353.121.212.0007.2710.781.481.7551.8622.69
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1094375812122311621222873415211.277.323.416.73918236475.307.139.227.0005.8915.372.612.3239.7329.75
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter87339489720385131236150318.286.338.434.77214731370.326.148.221.0006.2216.492.652.1642.3831.96
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter42171355716301672152300202.333.383.462.8457919188.380.129.246.0007.9812.231.530.000.0033.33
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter672793479102231135233644116.283.345.355.7009914311.318.072.183.0007.4011.581.570.64139.5017.72
New York Yankees Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter569192325051890123622844141712461423171249.269.331.385.7167401382148.291.116.220.0007.9611.451.441.6853.4226.64
Chicago White Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter407161719446495739219501122093916542.287.331.427.7586901411757.307.140.212.0006.3711.901.872.2241.4630.39
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter227912120267505191038466114348326.293.340.421.76138474993.315.128.205.0006.6511.481.731.9148.0027.72
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter21388112626157722116211246116278324.296.330.452.78239886944.318.156.218.0004.8712.292.522.3340.0532.95
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1134598415925101160135366301548.346.390.516.90623746501.379.170.266.0007.1912.571.752.2041.7328.93
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter14745850117273442714264153118.255.317.354.67116234509.288.099.203.0008.2512.571.520.79114.5029.06
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter782502870170639112038305010.280.335.420.75510523278.303.140.220.0007.1913.671.902.1641.6732.86
Average MLB - Per 162 games162600791713341375934679256415.286.335.418.75325150659.308.132.218.0006.9111.921.721.9247.4529.20
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626479219335611881864896636216.298.349.422.77127352709.332.124.216.0006.7713.542.001.6156.7526.85

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2003Staten Island Yankees NYPLA-nya18OF67--137531145142.9792.12------67100.093.1
2004Battle Creek Yankees MidwAnya19OF41--103312107106.9912.59------4297.629.5
2004Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya19OF82--167531175172.9832.10------8596.561.7
2005Trenton Thunder EastAAnya20OF105--256741267263.9852.50------10699.173.9
2005Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya20OF23--632--65651.0002.83------2688.516.0
2005New York YankeesALMLBnya20CF66499---991.0001.500.18-----6100.03.7
2006Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya21OF28--572216159.9672.11------3190.319.7
2006New York YankeesALMLBnya21LF1161129982171211230229.9961.970.23-----13089.271.6
2006New York YankeesALMLBnya21RF886920-1-2120.9522.500.29-----1306.24.9
2006New York YankeesALMLBnya21CF41238---881.0002.000.35-----1303.12.5
2007New York YankeesALMLBnya22CF13111710733461441364360.9892.750.34-----15087.380.9
2007New York YankeesALMLBnya22LF1816142342--36361.0002.000.25-----15012.011.1
2007New York YankeesALMLBnya22RF54355---551.0001.000.14-----1503.33.1
2008Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya23OF15--32---32321.0002.13------15100.010.4
2008New York YankeesALMLBnya23CF117109973272741283279.9862.380.29-----12990.772.2
2008New York YankeesALMLBnya23LF81184---441.0000.500.22-----1296.24.9
2008New York YankeesALMLBnya23RF52238---881.0001.600.35-----1293.93.1
2009New York YankeesALMLBnya24CF103978062262-12282281.0002.210.28-----15466.963.6
2009New York YankeesALMLBnya24RF48131773612-3937.9490.770.21-----15431.229.6
2009New York YankeesALMLBnya24LF402020438-1-3938.9740.950.19-----15426.024.7
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25LF8445481823118685.9881.010.18-----14757.151.9
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25CF55493859543110299.9711.800.26-----14737.434.0
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25RF2521197361--37371.0001.480.19-----14717.015.4
2011Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26CF14414312653161337332329.9912.280.26-----15592.988.9
2011Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26LF1276315---15151.0001.250.24-----1557.77.4
2011Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26RF2111-------------1551.31.2
2012San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27LF106101898185643195191.9791.800.21-----11393.865.4
2012San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27RF111181131--14141.0001.270.17-----1139.76.8
2013Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor28LF1---------------250.00.8
2013New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor28LF3--4---441.0001.33------3100.02.1
2013Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor28LF2--3---331.0001.50------2100.01.4
2013Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28LF777662012631-130129.9921.680.21-----8887.547.5
2013Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28DH9---------------8810.25.6
2014Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29LF13313011342301323245243.9921.830.21-----13995.782.1
2014Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29RF44309---991.0002.250.30-----1392.92.5
2014Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29DH3---------------1392.21.9
2014Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29CF1191---111.0001.000.11-----1390.70.6
2015Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30LF150150132422085-233228.9791.520.17-----15894.992.6
2015Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30DH8---------------1585.14.9
2016Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31LF1471471293232123-247244.9881.660.19-----15197.490.7
2016Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31DH4---------------1512.62.5
2017Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32LF929278715092-161159.9881.730.20-----9893.956.8
2017Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32RF4643348653--68681.0001.480.20-----5879.328.4
2017Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32LF12119122---22221.0001.830.24-----5820.77.4
2017Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32DH5---------------985.13.1
2017Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32DH4---------------586.92.5
2018Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle33RF10--132-215151.0001.50------1952.67.1
2018Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle33LF6--92--11111.0001.83------1931.64.3
2018Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33OF7169500994-11031031.0001.450.21-----7891.044.1
2018Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33RF6865467924-196961.0001.410.21-----7887.242.2
2018Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33DH4---------------785.12.5
2018Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33LF44337---771.0001.750.21-----785.12.5
MLB Totals for LF - 13 season(s)-   LF999912808615626820816501630.9881.630.20-----9990.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 8 season(s)-   CF5615234583127340141113271313.9892.340.29-----5610.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 10 season(s)-   RF22217214382841031297294.9901.320.20-----2220.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF7169500994-11031031.0001.450.21-----710.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 6 season(s)-   DH37---------------370.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF66--152421158156.9872.36------660.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF10--132-215151.0001.50------100.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF8--122--14141.0001.75------80.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF105--256741267263.9852.50------1050.00.0
AA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF3--4---441.0001.33------30.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF82--167531175172.9832.10------820.00.0
A+ Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF1---------------10.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF41--103312107106.9912.59------410.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF67--137531145142.9792.12------670.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2003Staten Island Yankees NYPLA-nya18---------67-
2004Battle Creek Yankees MidwAnya19---------41-
2004Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya19---------82-
2005Trenton Thunder EastAAnya20---------105-
2005Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya20---------23-
2005New York YankeesALMLBnya20-------6---
2006Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya21---------28-
2006New York YankeesALMLBnya21------11648--
2007New York YankeesALMLBnya22------181315--
2008Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya23---------15-
2008New York YankeesALMLBnya23------81175--
2009New York YankeesALMLBnya24------4010348--
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25------845525--
2011Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26------121442--
2012San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27------106-11--
2013Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor28------1----
2013New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor28------3----
2013Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor28------2----
2013Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28------77---9
2014Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29------13314-3
2015Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30------150---8
2016Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31------147---4
2017Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32------92---5
2017Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32------12-46-4
2018Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle33------6-10--
2018Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33------4-68714

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2116436154102102302001.349.378.488.86621547.375.139.2094.266.381.500.000.0033.33
2006New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB2123000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2007New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB22246871410031031300001.206.239.221.46015171.255.015.0744.2318.314.330.000.007.14
2008New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2321599193027207300103.322.388.475.86328567.309.153.30510.454.480.432.9929.5026.32
2009New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB242663112251113216310101.349.408.508.91632771.350.159.2708.454.230.501.4163.0031.82
2009New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB24312120000000500000.167.167.167.3342012.286.000.0000.0041.670.000.000.000.00
2009New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB24623392004003602000.391.462.478.94011228.529.087.21710.7121.432.000.000.0022.22
2009New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB24413120000000300000.154.154.154.3082013.200.000.0000.0023.080.000.000.000.00
2010Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB25257012203105126700000.286.342.357.69925476.317.071.1437.899.211.170.000.0020.00
2011Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB262462212991218314801401.468.471.7421.213461271.482.274.3715.6311.272.002.8231.0041.38
2012San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2722701524614121031000000.343.370.629.999441173.357.286.3434.1113.703.335.4817.5045.83
2013Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB2822661323703151031200003.348.377.591.968391069.392.243.3034.3517.394.004.3522.0043.48
2014Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB2923748301101131031100103.405.423.5951.018441278.460.190.2433.8514.103.671.2874.0040.00
2015Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB3020599182016004610201.305.348.390.73823366.315.085.1536.069.091.501.5259.0016.67
2016Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB3119506112014006701101.220.298.320.61816358.233.100.22010.3412.071.171.7250.0027.27
2017Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB3222638163028102410002.254.288.397.68525566.246.143.1903.036.062.003.0331.5031.25
MLB Spring Training Totals - 12 yrs2647471252415651710614449873410017.323.362.479.84135878813.343.156.2366.0310.701.782.0943.9432.37
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs515120000000500000.133.133.133.2662015.200.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs623392004003602000.391.462.478.94011228.529.087.21710.7121.432.000.000.0022.22
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs413120000000300000.154.154.154.3082013.200.000.0000.0023.080.000.000.000.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2012MLB All-Star Game Most Valuable Player1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-10-29RFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency34.079  
2018-07-20RFCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors33.343Team Roster on 2018-07-20
2018-07-05LFCleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract33.328Team Roster on 2018-07-05
2018-06-18LFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Indians33.311  
2018-06-16RF-LFCleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors33.309Team Roster on 2018-06-16
2018-06-14RF-LFCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment33.307Team Roster on 2018-06-14
2018-05-20RF-LFCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors33.282Team Roster on 2018-05-20
2018-05-07LFCleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Columbus (AAA)33.269Team Roster on 2018-05-07
2018-04-30LFCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract33.262Team Roster on 2018-04-30
2017-11-03LFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency33.084  
2017-07-30LFKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from White Sox to Royals for A.J. Puckett and Andre Davis32.353Team Roster on 2017-07-30
2017-04-17LFChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated from paternity leave list32.249Team Roster on 2017-04-17
2017-04-14LFChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YPaternityOff-RosterPlaced on paternity leave32.246Team Roster on 2017-04-14
2016-06-08LFChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated from bereavement list31.301Team Roster on 2016-06-08
2016-06-03LFChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YBereavementOff-RosterPlaced on bereavement list31.296Team Roster on 2016-06-03
2014-12-17LFChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 3-year contract for 2015-2017 ($42m)30.128Team Roster on 2014-12-17
2014-10-31lfFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency30.081  
2014-09-08lfToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Fractured right pinky finger30.028Team Roster on 2014-09-08
2013-11-01lfToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL29.082Team Roster on 2013-11-01
2013-09-04lfToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL29.024Team Roster on 2013-09-04
2013-08-02lfToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Left knee strain [Attempting to throw ball back in to IF cutoff man]28.356Team Roster on 2013-08-02
2013-07-21lfToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL28.344Team Roster on 2013-07-21
2013-07-19lfToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Buffalo (AAA) for rehab28.342Team Roster on 2013-07-19
2013-07-15lfToronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to New Hampshire (AA) for rehab28.338Team Roster on 2013-07-15
2013-07-12lfToronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Dunedin (A+) for rehab28.335Team Roster on 2013-07-12
2013-06-28lfToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Left knee tendinitis [Chronic since spring training]28.321Team Roster on 2013-06-28
2012-11-19lfToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 2-year contract for 2013-2014 ($16m)28.100Team Roster on 2012-11-19
2012-10-29CFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency28.079  
2012-10-14CFSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated from suspension28.064Team Roster on 2012-10-14
2012-08-15CFSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)-RestrictedOff-RosterSuspended 50 games for violating MLB drug policy28.004Team Roster on 2012-08-15
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-11-07TradeTraded by Royals to Giants for Jonathan Sanchez and Ryan Verdugo 
2010-12-10ContractSigned by Royals 
2010-10-18Released by Braves 
2001-11-13ContractSigned as nondrafted free agent by Yankees 
* 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
2001New York Yankees-16175,000-------175,000Signing Bonus as an amateur free agent
2005New York YankeesTeam Payroll20300,000-79450-2,189,055300,000475,000
2006New York YankeesTeam Payroll21327,000-74249-2,365,072327,000802,000
2007New York YankeesTeam Payroll22432,400-52523352,459,737380,0001,234,400
2008New York YankeesTeam Payroll23461,200-50025452,696,252390,0001,695,600
2009New York YankeesTeam Payroll241,400,000-37519532,746,792400,0003,095,600
2010Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll253,100,000-2611171++2,812,412400,0006,195,600
2011Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll261,250,000-40211562,722,607414,0007,445,600
2012San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll276,000,000-153883++2,954,887480,00013,445,600
2013Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll288,000,000-122787++3,023,990490,00021,445,6002012-11-19 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2013-2014 ($16m)
2014Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll298,000,000-138785++3,256,497500,00029,445,600
2015Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll3013,000,0009.14871292++3,571,283507,50042,445,6002014-12-17 - Signed to 3-year contract for 2015-2017 ($42m)
2016Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll3114,000,00010.14865393++3,498,245507,50056,445,600
2017Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll3215,000,00011.14857294++3,651,709535,00071,445,600
2017Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll3215,000,00011.14857294++3,651,709535,00071,445,600
* 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