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Byron GettisTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1998-2005 MLB Years: 2004-2004
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

PositionsOF-730, LF-11, RF-10, 3B-2, 1B-2Position when DraftedLF-RFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameByron Earl Gettis
Height6-0Weight235BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 13,1980 [38.193]PlaceCenterville,Illinois
High SchoolCahokia (Cahokia,IL)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1998 by the Kansas City Royals.
Signing ScoutsCraig Struss
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2004-KCA-#10
MLB DebutMay 27,2004 [24.075]
OrganizationsKCA [7] DET [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID5425Retrosheet IDgettb001MLBAM ID430656
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed49Power57Contact32XBH52RBIs58Runs58Hitting52Durability71Team.481Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1998Gulf Coast RoyalsGCLRkkca-of182788111920040042001102.216.247.239.48621294.275.023.068.2224.2621.285.000.000.0010.53
1999Gulf Coast RoyalsGCLRkkca-of19289520306252132172130302.316.424.5791.0035513118.347.263.453.42614.4117.801.244.2419.0043.33
1999Charleston (Wv) AlleyCatsSALAkca-of1943149194472213103103664103.295.361.409.7706111170.375.114.228.3455.8821.183.601.1874.5025.00
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         712443974134734135275794405.303.387.475.86211624288.364.172.316.3799.3819.792.112.4334.8632.43
2000Charleston (Wv) AlleyCatsSALAkca-of209434443741835501173195112405.215.297.328.62511326392.278.113.215.2847.9124.233.061.2868.8035.14
2000Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+kca-of20309713152001021133322101.155.265.175.440172115.231.020.165.22211.3028.702.540.000.0013.33
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         124441568920356013844128134506.202.290.295.58513028507.268.093.204.2708.6825.252.910.9988.2031.46
2001Burlington BeesMidwAkca-of213714026449252643142541313.314.385.514.8997216162.345.200.307.3828.6415.431.793.0928.0036.36
2001Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+kca28of21823033476212651452070123107.251.321.393.71411929339.307.142.205.3145.9020.653.501.7750.5038.16
2001Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1194436012030411778834951644110.271.342.431.77319145501.320.160.237.3366.7918.962.792.2040.2737.50
2002Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+kca45of2212044976127332870105481031310638.283.364.419.78318843526.346.136.254.3459.1319.582.151.5256.1333.86
2003Wichita WranglersTexAAkca13of23140510801543141610315115511013211511.302.377.473.85024151591.349.171.286.3669.3118.612.002.7131.8833.12
2004Wichita WranglersTexAAkca25of241758621412110181210011.362.448.5691.01733767.432.207.328.43411.9417.911.502.9929.0033.33
2004Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca15of245117923467041941336100404.257.366.363.7296511216.356.106.307.32915.2828.241.851.8544.7523.91
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         68237296711163042417310415.283.385.414.7999818283.377.131.312.35414.4925.801.782.1239.5026.87
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31lf-rf2421397711010181410110.179.327.256.58310249.269.077.256.27016.3328.571.750.000.0028.57
2005Erie SeaWolvesEastAAdet-of2569252446912194033238181028.274.353.437.79011022284.370.163.254.3468.1028.523.523.1728.0031.88
2005Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-of253510613202031211103310003.189.265.292.557315117.243.103.198.2548.5528.213.302.5635.3325.00
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         104358578914112524433114910211.249.328.394.72214127401.332.145.237.3198.2328.433.452.9929.8330.34
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter21397711010181410110.179.327.256.58310249.269.077.256.00016.3328.571.750.000.0028.57
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter7732770408739154196543067432867007426351258.267.347.406.75311262383191.330.139.252.0008.9621.942.452.0442.6232.21
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter8628536669073152439410407.232.330.337.6679616333.314.105.267.00012.9128.232.192.1040.7124.24
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2268201302444762715418158620322311820.298.375.468.84338480942.361.170.279.0009.1321.552.362.8730.3732.79
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2328491232185641413116118120627158316.257.338.382.72032474980.320.125.226.0008.2721.022.541.4360.6433.94
A Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1746338816234712892513551562178111.256.332.389.72124653724.317.133.239.0007.6021.552.841.6652.7532.72
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter5518331498252532214131404.268.346.415.7617615212.312.147.268.0009.9119.341.952.3636.6030.61
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter21397711010181410110.179.327.256.58310249.269.077.256.00016.3328.571.750.000.0028.57
Average MLB - Per 162 games16230154548808086210880880.179.327.256.5837715378.269.077.256.00016.3328.571.750.000.0028.57
Average Minor - Per 162 games162581861553241490149601471657312.267.347.406.75323650669.330.139.252.0008.9621.942.452.0442.6232.21

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1998Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca18OF24--361--37371.0001.54------2788.940.0
1999Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca19OF19--2841-3332.9701.68------2867.931.7
1999Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca193B2---3--331.0001.50------287.13.3
1999Charleston (Wv) AlleyCats SALAkca19OF43--6354-7268.9441.58------43100.030.5
1999Charleston (Wv) AlleyCats SALAkca191B1--4--1441.0004.00------432.30.7
2000Charleston (Wv) AlleyCats SALAkca20OF94--169174-190186.9791.98------94100.070.7
2000Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca20OF30--401114241.9761.37------30100.021.6
2001Burlington Bees MidwAkca21OF37--921011103102.9902.76------37100.027.6
2001Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca21OF78--139752151146.9671.87------8295.155.7
2002Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca22OF110--196841208204.9811.85------12091.778.6
2003Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca23OF135--289561300294.9802.18------14096.4111.6
2004Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca24OF17--25-2-2725.9261.47------17100.012.2
2004Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca24OF51--786318784.9661.65------51100.035.4
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24LF111088251212826.9292.360.30-----2152.46.8
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24RF105481311-1514.9331.400.29-----2147.66.2
2005Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet25OF62--118982135127.9412.05------6989.943.7
2005Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet251B1--5--2551.0005.00------691.40.7
2005Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet25OF30--4551-5150.9801.67------3585.720.8
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF111088251212826.9292.360.30-----110.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF105481311-1514.9331.400.29-----100.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF81--1231141138134.9711.65------810.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF214--43214163462446.9652.08------2140.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--5--2551.0005.00------10.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF218--37516104401391.9751.79------2180.00.0
A Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF174--3243291365356.9752.05------1740.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--4--1441.0004.00------10.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF43--6451-7069.9861.60------430.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2---3--331.0001.50------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1998Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca18---------24-
1999Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca19-----2---19-
1999Charleston (Wv) AlleyCats SALAkca19--1------43-
2000Charleston (Wv) AlleyCats SALAkca20---------94-
2000Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca20---------30-
2001Burlington Bees MidwAkca21---------37-
2001Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca21---------78-
2002Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca22---------110-
2003Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca23---------135-
2004Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca24---------17-
2004Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca24---------51-
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24------11-10--
2005Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet25--1------62-
2005Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet25---------30-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2003Peoria JavelinasArizona Fall LgMinor232079919403113091900000.241.318.405.72332788.281.164.31610.2321.592.113.4126.3336.84
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs2079919403113091900000.241.318.405.72332788.281.164.31610.2321.592.113.4126.3336.84

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2002Carolina League All-Star Team (OF)1
2003Texas League All-Star (OF)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2004-10-15Claimed on waivers by Tigers from Royals. 
1998-06-29ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Royals. 
* 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
2004Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll24300,000-75542-2,070,100300,000300,000
* 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