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Scott RolenHigh Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2012 MLB Years: 1996-2012
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Positions3B-2382Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameScott Bruce Rolen
Height6-4Weight226BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 4,1975 [42.327]PlaceJasper,Indiana
High SchoolJasper (Jasper,IN)

DraftedSelected by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 2nd round (46th overall) of the 1993 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$250,000Service Time16.060 (2012)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1995-MLB-#91 ... 1995-MLB-#1 ... 1996-MLB-#27 ... 1996-MLB-#1 ... 1997-MLB-#13 ... 1997-PHI-#1
MLB DebutAugust 1,1996 [21.119]
OrganizationsPHI [10] SLN [6] CIN [4] TOR [2] Awards20Awards Voting5-396
TBC Player ID532Retrosheet IDroles001MLBAM ID121409
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed59Power77Contact63XBH76RBIs80Runs57Hitting74Durability64Team.506Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1993Martinsville PhilliesAppRkphi-3b1825808255001234101570100.313.429.375.80430598.379.062.175.37610.2015.311.500.000.0020.00
1994Spartanburg PhilliesSALAphi-3b1913851383151345147268559041748.294.363.462.82523753580.329.168.271.3589.4815.521.642.4136.6435.10
1995Clearwater PhilliesFSLA+phi-3b20662384569132103940374650314.290.392.487.87911625283.319.197.370.38713.0716.251.243.5323.8036.23
1995Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-3b2020761622303151071411102.289.353.447.80034686.317.158.263.3538.1416.282.003.4925.3327.27
1995Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         863146191162135450446061416.290.383.478.86115031369.318.188.344.37911.9216.261.363.5224.1534.07
1996Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-3b2161230448322294283343250535.361.445.5911.03613633274.381.230.400.44112.4111.680.943.2825.5639.76
1996Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-3b2145168234617021945282800109.274.376.411.7876919197.317.137.298.35414.2114.211.001.0284.0041.30
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1063986712939211611286260506314.324.416.515.93120552471.354.191.357.40413.1612.740.972.3436.1840.31
1996Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi63b213713010337041802132710204.254.322.400.7225211146.287.146.231.3198.9018.492.082.7432.5033.33
1997Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi173b2215656193159353219216676138130746.283.377.469.84626359657.337.186.339.37111.5721.001.823.2026.7137.11
1998Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi173b2316060112017445431110147931411106610.290.391.532.92332080711.329.242.409.39713.0819.831.524.3619.3945.98
1999Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi173b241124217411328126771226711430628.268.368.525.89322155497.303.257.439.38213.4822.941.705.2316.1948.67
2000Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi173b2512848388144326268981519950294.298.370.551.92126664541.328.253.373.3879.4318.301.944.8118.5844.44
2001Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi173b261515549616039125107165741271301266.289.378.498.87627665653.326.209.363.37311.3319.451.723.8322.1640.63
2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi173b2710037552972141766525268803212.259.358.472.83017742438.273.213.360.36111.8715.531.313.8822.0643.30
2002St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln16,273b27552053757841444322034400210.278.354.561.91511526229.274.283.385.3878.7314.851.706.1114.6445.61
2002Totals for NL-NL         155580891542983111084721021203422.266.357.503.86029268667.273.237.369.37010.7915.291.424.6518.7144.16
2003St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln273b28154559981604912810413382104907519.286.382.528.91029578657.304.242.406.38812.4815.831.274.2619.9648.75
2004St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln273b2914250010915732434124437292131758.314.409.5981.00729970593.323.284.430.42212.1415.511.285.7314.7144.59
2005St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln273b3056196284612152812252810113.235.323.383.7067518223.250.148.270.31211.2112.561.122.2439.2039.13
2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln273b31142521941544812295745669908710.296.369.518.88727071594.301.222.336.3749.4311.621.233.7023.6846.10
2007St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln273b3211239255104242858533756507213.265.331.398.72915634441.287.133.232.3208.3912.701.511.8149.0032.69
2008Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-3b3339000000000100000.000.000.000.000009.000.000.000.0000.0011.110.000.000.000.00
2008Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor333b331154085810730311505046711003212.262.349.431.78017644467.292.169.294.3449.8515.201.542.3637.0941.12
2009Louisville BatsILAAAcin-3b3426120001000100000.333.333.333.666206.400.000.000.2980.0016.670.000.000.000.00
2009Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor333b34883385210829084342264240512.320.370.476.84616137373.341.156.240.3686.9711.261.622.1442.2534.26
2009Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin273b344013724377132412192030302.270.364.401.7655511162.291.131.263.34211.7312.351.051.8545.6729.73
2009Totals for MLB-MLB         12847576145361116754456270814.305.368.455.82321648535.327.150.246.3608.4111.591.382.0643.1833.10
2010Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin273b35133471661343432083125082808312.285.358.497.85523457537.302.212.316.3699.3115.271.643.7223.5542.54
2011Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin273b3665252316120253610103640304.242.279.397.67610027269.262.155.198.2943.7213.383.601.8650.4044.26
2012Louisville BatsILAAAcin-3b3726120013000200001.333.333.8331.166516.333.500.500.4900.0033.330.0016.676.0050.00
2012Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin273b3792294267217283921306230305.245.318.398.71611727330.282.153.259.3149.0918.792.072.4236.7537.50
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter203873981211207751743316128711849899141012719357150.281.364.490.85436288768518.305.209.340.00010.5516.551.573.7123.4142.18
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter362132622140094939203262017122922218829.302.386.474.8606291421539.336.172.306.00011.1114.881.342.5334.0035.50
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter491802550170323452831001010.278.373.422.7957620209.320.144.294.00013.4014.831.111.4460.0040.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter8130660105252125793414661637.343.423.556.97917039360.366.213.366.00011.3912.781.123.3325.5037.14
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter692474569132103940374750314.279.380.470.85011625292.306.191.356.00012.6716.101.273.4224.7036.23
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13851383151345147268559041748.294.363.462.82523753580.329.168.271.0009.4815.521.642.4136.6435.10
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter25808255001234101570100.313.429.375.80430598.379.062.175.00010.2015.311.500.000.0020.00
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter8443125533880207191505597125426714540382950.282.373.504.87715753763643.318.222.373.00011.6919.601.684.1220.8342.73
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter6612373421678173131114533317292383411302263.286.370.510.88012102972737.297.224.354.00010.6713.991.314.0621.3843.81
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3301154147304788361825510920018017323.263.332.438.7705061221298.287.175.269.0008.4015.411.832.7732.0640.13
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter203746110215593199392721131408314.288.358.452.81033781840.315.164.269.0008.5713.451.572.2639.2637.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games162588961654132510294711121007512.281.364.490.85428870677.305.209.340.00010.5516.551.573.7123.4142.18
Average Minor - Per 162 games162593991794241791129771021018413.302.386.474.86028164689.336.172.306.00011.1114.881.342.5334.0035.50

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1993Martinsville Phillies AppRkphi183B25--23571059080.8893.20------25100.036.8
1994Spartanburg Phillies SALAphi193B138--963233836457419.9173.04------138100.099.3
1995Clearwater Phillies FSLA+phi203B65--431352013198178.8992.74------6698.547.1
1995Reading Phillies EastAAphi203B20--1047436157.9342.85------20100.014.1
1996Reading Phillies EastAAphi213B61--41125910175166.9492.72------61100.043.3
1996Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi213B45--328868126120.9522.67------45100.031.7
1996Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi213B37--2954448783.9542.24------37100.022.8
1997Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi223B155--1442912430459435.9482.81------15699.495.7
1998Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi233B159--1353191428468454.9702.86------16099.498.1
1999Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi243B112--1112271421352338.9603.02------112100.069.1
2000Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi253B128-1080892451014344334.9712.610.31-----128100.079.0
2001Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi263B151-13291043251222441429.9732.840.32-----151100.093.2
2002St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln273B55-48652129818189181.9583.290.37-----55100.034.0
2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi273B100-87481206823295287.9732.870.33-----100100.062.1
2003St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln283B15315213391092981323420407.9692.660.30-----15499.494.4
2004St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln293B1411391228933251023428418.9772.960.34-----14299.387.0
2005St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln303B565548622151617179173.9663.090.36-----56100.034.6
2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln313B1411401210933191532427412.9652.920.34-----14299.387.6
2007St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln323B112108935852261022321311.9692.780.33-----112100.069.1
2008Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor333B2--231165.8332.50------366.71.4
2008Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor333B1151151006742171114302291.9642.530.29-----115100.071.0
2009Louisville Bats ILAAAcin343B2---------------2100.01.4
2009Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin343B39383392964-393931.0002.380.27-----4097.524.1
2009Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor343B888777962168516235230.9792.610.30-----88100.054.3
2010Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin353B130125107483259828350342.9772.630.32-----13397.780.2
2011Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin363B636054738119411161157.9752.490.29-----6596.938.9
2012Louisville Bats ILAAAcin373B2---2-1221.0001.00------2100.01.4
2012Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin373B878071945139106194184.9482.110.26-----9294.653.7
MLB Totals for 3B - 17 season(s)-   3B20221099134311478408118635557455559.9682.750.41-----20220.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B49--329069128122.9532.49------490.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B81--511721313236223.9452.75------810.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B67--451382114204183.8972.73------670.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B138--963233836457419.9173.04------1380.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B25--23571059080.8893.20------250.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1993Martinsville Phillies AppRkphi18-----25-----
1994Spartanburg Phillies SALAphi19-----138-----
1995Clearwater Phillies FSLA+phi20-----65-----
1995Reading Phillies EastAAphi20-----20-----
1996Reading Phillies EastAAphi21-----61-----
1996Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi21-----45-----
1996Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi21-----37-----
1997Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22-----155-----
1998Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23-----159-----
1999Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24-----112-----
2000Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25-----128-----
2001Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26-----151-----
2002St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27-----55-----
2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27-----100-----
2003St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28-----153-----
2004St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29-----141-----
2005St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30-----56-----
2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31-----141-----
2007St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32-----112-----
2008Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor33-----2-----
2008Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor33-----115-----
2009Louisville Bats ILAAAcin34-----2-----
2009Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34-----39-----
2009Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor34-----88-----
2010Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35-----130-----
2011Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36-----63-----
2012Louisville Bats ILAAAcin37-----2-----
2012Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin37-----87-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2002St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB2727130012000210000.429.500.8571.357618.500.428.4290.0025.000.0012.507.0033.33
2004St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB29412100000006300000.000.333.000.3330018.000.000.50033.3316.670.500.000.000.00
2004St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB29729692036002900000.310.355.6901.04520531.353.380.4486.4529.034.509.689.6755.56
2004St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB29415000001001100101.000.059.000.0590017.000.000.0675.885.881.000.000.000.00
2006St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3118495161108104700000.327.377.388.76519253.381.061.1637.5513.211.750.000.0012.50
2006St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB31311011000000210001.091.167.182.3492112.111.091.0910.0016.670.000.000.00100.00
2006St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB31721451000013100001.238.333.286.6196124.250.048.14312.504.170.330.000.0020.00
2006St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB31519583012002400001.421.476.7371.21314421.500.316.4219.5219.052.004.7619.0050.00
2007St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3223627166015106830000.258.352.403.75525771.283.145.2588.4511.271.331.4162.0043.75
2008Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB3314295103111105510001.345.457.6211.07818535.391.276.48314.2914.291.002.8629.0050.00
2009Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB3416369154238107520000.417.533.8891.42232945.429.472.69415.5611.110.716.6712.0060.00
2010Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB35225071140270091010000.220.350.420.77021660.237.200.38015.0016.671.113.3325.0054.55
2010Cincinnati RedsDiv SeriesMLB35311010000000800000.091.091.091.1821011.333.000.0000.0072.730.000.000.000.00
2011Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3617433920160021010100.209.255.326.58114347.242.117.1634.2621.285.002.1343.0033.33
2012Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3720457165118007900001.356.442.5781.02026752.429.222.37813.4617.311.291.9245.0043.75
2012Cincinnati RedsDiv SeriesMLB37416140001001400000.250.294.250.5444017.333.000.0635.8823.534.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs130314439325594340405480102.296.388.494.88215539363.333.198.33811.0214.881.352.4834.8941.94
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 5 yrs16573910130071920001.158.273.228.50113266.216.070.19310.6128.792.711.5257.0022.22
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs1450101430360151000001.280.345.520.86526655.297.240.3209.0918.182.005.4516.6742.86
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs934583013003500102.235.289.412.70114438.241.177.2657.8913.161.672.6334.0050.00

Awards [20]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1993High School All-American - 1st Team (IF)1
1994Philadelphia Phillies Minor League Player of the Year ... South Atlantic League All-Star Team (3B)2
1996Philadelphia Phillies Minor League Player of the Year ... Eastern League All-Star Team (3B)2
1997National League Rookie of the Year1
1998National League Gold Glove (Third Base)1
2000National League Gold Glove (Third Base)1
2001National League Player of the Week (August 6-August 12) ... National League Gold Glove (Third Base)2
2002National League Gold Glove (Third Base) ... Baseball America Second-Team Major League All-Star (3B) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (3B) ... National League Player of the Week (September 16-September 22)4
2003National League Gold Glove (Third Base)1
2004Baseball America Second-Team Major League All-Star (3B) ... National League Player of the Week (June 7-June 13) ... National League Gold Glove (Third Base)3
2006National League Gold Glove (Third Base)1
2010National League Gold Glove (Third Base)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2012-10-293BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency  
2012-06-183bCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2012-06-18
2012-06-153BCincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Louisville (AAA) for rehabTeam Roster on 2012-06-15
2012-05-123BCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained left shoulderTeam Roster on 2012-05-12
2012-05-053BCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YActive--Team Roster on 2012-05-05
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2011-10-03InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-07-22InjuredDisabled -- Strained left shoulder 
2011-05-13InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-04-24InjuredDisabled -- Strained left shoulder 
2009-08-23InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-08-08InjuredDisabled -- Concussion 
2009-07-31TradeTraded by Blue Jays to Reds for Edwin Encarnacion, Josh Roenicke and Zachary Stewart 
2008-08-26InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-08-10InjuredDisabled -- Left shoulder 
2008-04-25InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-03-30InjuredDisabled -- Broken Right Middle Finger 
2008-01-14TradeTraded by Cardinals to Blue Jays for Troy Glaus 
2007-09-06InjuredDisabled -- Shoulder 
2005-07-22InjuredDisabled -- aggravation stemming from a surgically repaired small labrum tear in his left 
2005-06-18InjuredActivated from DL 
2005-05-12InjuredDisabled -- left shoulder sprain 
2002-07-29TradeTraded by Phillies with Doug Nickle and Cash to Cardinals for Bud Smith, Mike Timlin and Placido Polanco. 
1993-07-22Contractsigned 
* 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
1993Philadelphia Phillies-18250,000-------250,000Signing Bonus out of 1993 Draft (2nd round - 46th overall)
1996Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll21109,000-78627-957,870109,000359,000
1997Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll22150,000-76627-1,182,177150,000509,000
1998Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll23750,000-35311611,276,192170,0001,259,000
1999Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll241,000,000-3427631,454,491200,0002,259,000
2000Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll252,750,000-215977++1,394,248200,0005,009,000
2001Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll265,500,000-112288++1,897,758200,00010,509,000
2002St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll278,600,000-43196++2,011,045200,00019,109,000
2002Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll278,600,000-43196++2,011,045200,00019,109,000
2003St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll287,625,000-78391++2,163,527300,00026,734,000
2004St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll298,625,000-59494++2,070,100300,00035,359,000
2005St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll3011,625,000-28298++2,189,055300,00046,984,000
2006St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll3112,456,336-29297++2,365,072327,00059,440,336
2007St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll3212,311,637-40296++2,459,737380,00071,751,973
2008Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll3311,625,000-59494++2,696,252390,00083,376,973
2009Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll3411,625,000-63393++2,746,792400,00095,001,973
2009Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll3411,625,000-63393++2,746,792400,00095,001,973
2010Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll357,666,666-114488++2,812,412400,000102,668,639
2011Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll368,166,666-99390++2,722,607414,000110,835,305
2012Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll378,166,66616.06110388++2,954,887480,000119,001,971
* 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