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Luke FrenchTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2012 MLB Years: 2009-2010
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PositionsP-218Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLucas William French
Height6-4Weight220BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateSeptember 13,1985 [32.307]PlaceSalina,Kansas
High SchoolHeritage (Littleton,CO)

DraftedSelected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 8th round (223rd overall) of the 2004 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$92,000Signing ScoutsBrian ReidService Time1.016 (2011)
MLB DebutMay 15,2009 [23.244]
OrganizationsDET [6] SEA [3] MIN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID46111Retrosheet IDfrenl001MLBAM ID448287
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (47.11%) -- Changeup (27.29%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (19.28%) -- Slider (6.32%)
Fastball Velocity [2010] - 85.84
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts23Walks60Hittable39SO/BB40vsPower39Hitting0Durability69Team.500Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2004Gulf Coast TigersGCLRkdet-ST18132.7411101000049.0432115119492001.267.840.183.478.942.58.250-
2005Gulf Coast TigersGCLRkdet-ST19107.59220000010.2161093091001.5013.502.53--7.590.001.000-
2005West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAdet34ST19125.45660000034.2422321414247001.6210.901.043.636.231.71.333-
2005Lakeland TigersFSLA+det25ST19314.43440000022.029141139171101.7011.691.213.636.851.89.750-
2005Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorMLB--ST0535.4512120000066.28747411023509101.6311.571.333.066.652.17.6254.48
2006West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAdet26ST201183.72262601100157.015675651044948001.278.920.572.525.382.14.579-
2007Lakeland Flying TigersFSLA+det-ST215144.05272700000149.017294671047935001.4710.390.602.845.621.98.263-
2008Erie SeaWolvesEastAAdet50ST229114.02272613000170.0195927616608810001.5010.320.853.184.661.47.450-
2009Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet20ST23442.9813130100081.2713227620721001.117.820.662.207.933.60.500-
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet53S/R23123.38752001029.0331311211191001.5010.130.613.385.831.73.3333.81
2009Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25ST23336.63871001038.0543228917232011.8712.792.134.035.451.35.5006.39
2010Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea20ST241132.94171701000113.01094537723636101.168.660.561.835.002.74.786-
2010Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25S/R24574.8316133002087.28847471329374041.339.031.332.983.801.28.4175.29
2011Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea20ST25996.27262600000146.01961151023061813101.7612.051.853.754.981.33.500-
2012New Britain Rock CatsEastAAmin35ST26412.10990100055.2351413417271000.935.660.652.754.371.59.800-
2012Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin48S/R26156.4219145003074.09054531140496101.7510.901.334.845.931.23.167-
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0564.57282351030129.112568661557767101.408.651.043.955.261.33.4554.74
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9124.99312560040154.117592862457797051.5010.161.393.314.591.39.4292.19
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter60614.19187180771301061.2115458949610535466651401.429.760.892.995.631.88.496-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter25214.74757052030414.24662462195414426516301.4710.091.173.125.741.84.543-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13123.55363514000225.223010689207711511001.369.170.803.074.591.49.520-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter8154.10313100000171.02011087813561106101.5010.560.682.945.781.96.348-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter12104.03323201100191.11989886145811815001.339.280.662.725.532.03.545-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter233.6013121000059.1593124419583001.308.850.602.858.703.05.400-
Seattle Mariners Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter8105.37242040030125.214279752246606051.5010.171.583.294.301.30.444-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter123.38752001029.0331311211191001.5010.130.613.385.831.73.333-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13174.99443590060220.0248131122348111210071.5010.161.393.314.591.39.4332.19
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12134.19393721010220.0238122102227313811101.429.760.892.995.631.88.480-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25p2411000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16216200000000016200000.000.000.000.00000162.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2004Gulf Coast Tigers GCLRkdet18P11--361-109.9000.82------11100.018.3
2005Gulf Coast Tigers GCLRkdet19P2---11-21.5000.50------2100.03.7
2005West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet19P6--22--441.0000.67------6100.04.3
2005Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det19P4--3---331.0000.75------4100.03.0
2006West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet20P26--5322-3937.9491.42------26100.019.0
2007Lakeland Flying Tigers FSLA+det21P27--527123332.9701.19------27100.019.3
2008Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet22P27--633144039.9751.44------27100.019.0
2009Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet23P13--214--16161.0001.23------13100.09.1
2009Seattle MarinersALMLBsea23P873812-1331.0000.380.08-----8100.04.9
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet23P752913--441.0000.570.14-----7100.04.3
2010Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea24P17--517112322.9571.29------17100.011.9
2010Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24P161387106-116161.0001.000.18-----16100.09.9
2011Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea25P26--6142-2220.9090.77------26100.018.1
2012New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin26P9--1141-1615.9381.67------9100.06.3
2012Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin26P19--37--10101.0000.53------19100.013.2
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P31251541211-223231.0000.740.15-----310.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P75--1652317168.9580.91------750.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P36--747245654.9641.50------360.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P31--827123635.9721.13------310.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P32--7342-4341.9531.28------320.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P13--372-1210.8330.77------130.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2004Gulf Coast Tigers GCLRkdet1811----------
2005Gulf Coast Tigers GCLRkdet192----------
2005West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet196----------
2005Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det194----------
2006West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet2026----------
2007Lakeland Flying Tigers FSLA+det2127----------
2008Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet2227----------
2009Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet2313----------
2009Seattle MarinersALMLBsea238----------
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet237----------
2010Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea2417----------
2010Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2416----------
2011Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea2526----------
2012New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin269----------
2012Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin2619----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2010Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB24104.50532000014.01677037011.3610.290.001.934.502.334.501.000
2011Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB25015.06532000016.026109039001.8114.630.001.695.063.005.63.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs114.801064000030.04217160616011.6012.600.001.804.802.675.10.500

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-11-18PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency27.066  
2012-08-18PMinnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to New Britain (AA)26.339Team Roster on 2012-08-18
2012-06-14PMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)-Minors--26.274Team Roster on 2012-06-14
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-01-18ContractSigned by Twins 
2009-07-31TradeTraded by Tigers with Mauricio Robles to Mariners for Jarrod Washburn 
2004-06-16Contractsigned 
* 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
2004Detroit Tigers-1892,000-------92,000Signing Bonus out of 2004 Draft (8th round - 223rd overall)
2009Detroit TigersTeam Payroll23400,000-72440-2,746,792400,000492,000
2009Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll23400,000-72444-2,746,792400,000492,000
2010Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll24400,000-75740-2,812,412400,000892,000
* 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