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Kevin HooperTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1996-2008 MLB Years: 2005-2006
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Positions2B-662, SS-250, OF-23, 3B-6, LF-3, P-1, DH-1, C-1, 1B-1Position when DraftedIFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKevin J. Hooper
Height5-9Weight155BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 7,1976 [41.136]PlaceLawrence,Kansas
High SchoolLawrence (Lawrence,KS)
CollegeWichita State University (Wichita,KS)

DraftedSelected by the Florida Marlins [Team Picks] in the 8th round (236th overall) of the 1999 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Cleveland Indians [Team Picks] in the 49th round (1422nd overall) of the 1998 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutJuly 9,2005 [28.214]
OrganizationsMIA [6] DET [3] KCA [1] NYA [1] Awards6
TBC Player ID5709Retrosheet IDhoopk001MLBAM ID407918
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed81Power19Contact80XBH20RBIs27Runs69Hitting64Durability69Team.543Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1996Wichita State UniversityMVCNCAA-12b1959190476162130133421800307.321.438.389.827749235.345.068.342.38217.877.660.430.43190.0014.75
1997Wichita StateCollegeSo2b20622336781113035185501900000.348.463.421.8849814283.379.073.343.40517.676.710.380.000.0017.28
1998Wichita StateCollegeJr2b215722910182225447216522500000.358.477.5501.02712631281.390.192.485.45018.518.900.481.4257.2537.80
1999Wichita StateCollegeSr2b22552147286197436262452600000.402.506.6121.11813130259.446.210.533.48517.3710.040.581.5453.5034.88
1999Utica Blue SoxNYPLA-flo-2b22732895281186022148393542302.280.370.384.75411124337.315.104.260.34211.5710.390.900.000.0029.63
2000Kane County CougarsMidwAflo-2b2312345773114256338172738369126.249.359.350.70916034546.298.101.293.32513.3715.201.140.55152.3329.82
2001Kane County CougarsMidwAflo-2b2417651119200431111300100.292.390.323.71321277.358.031.231.32914.2916.881.180.000.0010.53
2001Portland Sea DogsEastAAflo-2b24117468701441962392412597877248.308.392.387.77918127543.364.079.231.34710.8714.361.320.37234.0018.75
2001Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         134533811632162432713709177348.306.392.379.77120229620.363.073.231.34511.2914.681.300.32266.5017.79
2002Calgary CannonsPCLAAAflo-ss-2b25117452701302132381710345146207.288.341.361.70216326498.319.073.164.3156.8310.241.500.40226.0020.00
2003Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAflo-2b-ss2613049377131941542593562109435.266.325.306.63115114551.300.040.144.2856.3511.251.770.18493.0010.69
2004Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAflo-2b273915521433201765142405101.277.335.323.658505175.326.046.142.2988.0013.711.710.000.0011.63
2004Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-2b272792121520042291413001.163.245.185.430172105.192.022.120.2078.5713.331.560.000.0013.33
2004Totals for PCL-PCL         6624733585202187233818102.235.301.271.572677280.276.036.134.2648.2113.571.650.000.0012.07
2004Totals for AAA-AAA         953343975620251182849111103.225.286.254.540858375.262.029.123.2497.4713.071.750.000.0010.67
2004Columbus ClippersILAAAnya62b27298761710043151103001.195.239.207.44618195.224.012.092.2075.2611.582.200.000.005.88
2004Totals for AAA-AAA         953343975620251182849111103.225.286.254.540858375.262.029.123.2497.4713.071.750.000.0010.67
2005Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet112b-ss288531341751321271642237210314.240.291.304.5959516350.266.064.173.2666.2910.571.680.29313.0021.33
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet49lf-ss2865010000000102000.200.200.200.400107.250.000.000.1780.0014.290.000.000.000.00
2006Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet11ss291215046613915412924122371315404.276.309.327.63616520549.317.051.121.2834.1912.933.090.18504.0014.39
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet192b-3b2983100000001101000.000.250.000.250005.000.000.333.17720.0020.001.000.000.000.00
2007Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet112b30602464674110119114162536203.301.348.358.7068812273.329.057.150.3185.869.161.560.37246.0016.22
2008Wichita WingnutsAmerAssocInd-1318835773133153126341332554231.373.431.440.87115719401.396.067.252.3888.236.230.760.25357.0014.29
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter148110000001203000.125.222.125.3471012.167.000.125.0008.3316.672.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter93836215459821393311295162703405044075231042.271.338.337.67512201834099.310.066.185.0008.2912.301.480.27329.1818.64
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter60823423396247515619210447158295235716426.266.317.319.636747962596.300.053.144.0006.0911.361.870.23390.3315.38
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter117468701441962392412597877248.308.392.387.77918127543.364.079.231.00010.8714.361.320.37234.0018.75
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14052284133276342203849669226.255.363.347.71018136623.306.092.285.00013.4815.411.140.48174.0027.07
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter732895281186022148393542302.280.370.384.75411124337.315.104.260.00011.5710.390.900.000.0029.63
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8835773133153126341332554231.373.431.440.87115719401.396.067.252.0008.236.230.760.25357.0014.29
NCAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2338662873105817914878161898800307.358.472.495.967429841058.390.137.427.00017.868.320.470.8596.2227.10
Detroit Tigers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter148110000001203000.125.222.125.3471012.167.000.125.0008.3316.672.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1629312120000001223035000.125.222.125.347120139.167.000.125.0008.3316.672.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626259417024625128125987713427.271.338.337.67521132708.310.066.185.0008.2912.301.480.27329.1818.64

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2004Columbus ClippersILAAAnya6Rel27000.0010100101.00000100001.00----9.00--0.00--
2005Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet11Rel28000.0010100111.0000001000--------9.000.00--
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter000.0020200212.00000110000.50----4.504.501.00--
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter000.0020200212.00000110000.50----4.504.501.00--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings000.00220022000220110220.000001101100000.50----4.504.501.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1999Utica Blue Sox NYPLA-flo222B73--145215450364360.9894.93------73100.097.3
2000Kane County Cougars MidwAflo232B121--2343391378586573.9784.74------12398.487.1
2001Kane County Cougars MidwAflo242B17--3852479490.9575.29------17100.012.3
2001Portland Sea Dogs EastAAflo242B117--231257763495488.9864.17------117100.082.4
2002Calgary Cannons PCLAAAflo25SS72--100206945315306.9714.25------11761.552.2
2002Calgary Cannons PCLAAAflo252B43--73126328202199.9854.63------11736.831.2
2003Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo262B79--144219563368363.9864.59------13060.854.9
2003Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo26SS48--64169639239233.9754.85------13036.933.3
2004Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo272B38--66115322184181.9844.76------3997.426.4
2004Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca272B25--5181321135132.9785.28------2792.617.4
2004Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya272B18--3769120107106.9915.89------2962.112.5
2004Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya27SS9--816112524.9602.67------2931.06.3
2004Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca27SS4--33--661.0001.50------2714.82.8
2004Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo27SS3--15--661.0002.00------397.72.1
2005Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet282B36--80105528190185.9745.14------8542.425.0
2005Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet28SS25--3273420109105.9634.20------8529.417.4
2005Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet28OF21--293-132321.0001.52------8524.714.6
2005Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet283B4---6-2661.0001.50------854.72.8
2005Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet281B1---------------851.20.7
2005Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet28C1--1---111.0001.00------851.20.7
2005Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet28P1---------------851.20.7
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet28LF3-41---111.0000.330.25-----650.01.9
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet28SS2-5231-65.8332.501.00-----633.31.2
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet282B11921--331.0003.000.33-----616.70.6
2006Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet29SS78--1062511041367357.9734.58------12164.554.9
2006Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet292B39--75117328195192.9854.92------12132.227.5
2006Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet29OF2--4---441.0002.00------1211.71.4
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet292B3-6-3-1331.0001.000.50-----837.51.9
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet293B2-2-2--221.0001.001.00-----825.01.2
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet29DH1---------------812.50.6
2007Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet302B52--118172348293290.9905.58------6086.736.4
2007Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet30SS9--1434194948.9805.33------6015.06.3
MLB Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B411524-1661.0001.500.40-----40.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF3-41---111.0000.330.25-----30.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2-2-2--221.0001.001.00-----20.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS2-5231-65.8332.501.00-----20.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 6 season(s)-   2B330--64410042625816741648.9844.99------3300.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 6 season(s)-   SS248--3287573115511161085.9724.38------2480.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF23--333-136361.0001.57------230.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B4---6-2661.0001.50------40.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B117--231257763495488.9864.17------1170.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B138--2723911785680663.9754.80------1380.00.0
A- Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B73--145215450364360.9894.93------730.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1999Utica Blue Sox NYPLA-flo22---73-------
2000Kane County Cougars MidwAflo23---121-------
2001Kane County Cougars MidwAflo24---17-------
2001Portland Sea Dogs EastAAflo24---117-------
2002Calgary Cannons PCLAAAflo25---4372------
2003Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo26---7948------
2004Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo27---383------
2004Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca27---254------
2004Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya27---189------
2005Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet2811136254---21-
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet28---12-3----
2006Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet29---3978----2-
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet29---3-2----1
2007Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet30---529------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB29818121001002400000.111.200.167.3673120.143.056.16710.0020.002.000.000.0050.00
2007Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB301118430000001200000.167.211.167.3783019.188.000.0565.2610.532.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs1936551001003600000.139.205.167.3726139.167.028.1117.6915.382.000.000.0020.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2010Wichita WingnutsAmerAssocIndIndy-33Manager965046.52113.03 
2011Wichita WingnutsAmerAssocIndIndy-34Manager1005545.550--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
2012Wichita WingnutsAmerAssocIndIndy-35Manager1005941.590--1 Lost in Finals
2013Wichita WingnutsAmerAssocIndIndy-36Manager1006832.680--1 Lost in Finals
2014Wichita WingnutsAmerAssocIndIndy-37Manager1007327.730--1 League Champions
2015Wichita WingnutsAmerAssocIndIndy-38Manager1005941.590--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1998Missouri Valley Conference All-Conference Team (2B)1
1999Missouri Valley Conference All-Conference Team (SS)1
2008American Association All-Star (SS)1
2009American Association Manager of the Year1
2013American Association Manager of the Year1
2014American Association Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2007-11-28ContractSigned by Astros to minor league contract 
2007-01-10Invited to spring training by Tigers 
2006-11-17ContractSigned by Tigers (minor) 
2005-10-10Free AgentGranted free agency 
2004-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency 
2004-08-13ContractSigned by Royals 
2004-08-06Released by Yankees 
2004-05-26Claimed on waivers by Yankees from Marlins 
1999-06-03Contractsigned 
* 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
2005Detroit TigersTeam Payroll28300,000-79438-2,189,055300,000300,000
2006Detroit TigersTeam Payroll29327,000-74232-2,365,072327,000627,000
* 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