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Norris HopperTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1998-2012 MLB Years: 2006-2008
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PositionsOF-720, CF-169, 2B-110, RF-95, LF-93, SS-9Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameNorris Stephen Hopper
Height5-10Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 24,1979 [39.120]PlaceShelby,North Carolina
High SchoolShelby (Shelby,NC)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 8th round (227th overall) of the 1998 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsBalos DavisService Time2.043 (2008)
MLB DebutAugust 20,2006 [27.149]
OrganizationsKCA [7] CIN [5] CHA [1] MIL [1] WAS [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID5712Retrosheet IDhoppn001MLBAM ID440361
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed75Power10Contact89XBH9RBIs28Runs46Hitting71Durability60Team.504Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1998Gulf Coast RoyalsGCLRkkca-2b1940133194121011112131202201.308.365.338.703453150.333.030.195.3218.678.000.920.000.007.32
1999Gulf Coast RoyalsGCLRkkca-2b2046179334632013226192002402.257.322.296.618535204.282.039.235.2859.319.801.050.000.0010.87
1999Charleston (Wv) AlleyCatsSALAkca-2b205223110202100100000.500.500.6821.18215222.524.182.227.5110.004.550.000.000.0018.18
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         51201365734015236192102402.284.339.338.677687226.310.054.234.3078.419.291.110.000.0012.28
2000Charleston (Wv) AlleyCatsSALAkca-of211164547012720602924105155441010.280.357.350.70715926514.318.070.214.3239.9210.701.080.000.0020.47
2001Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+kca21of2211038938966213816432605110215.247.312.280.5921099437.290.033.147.2707.3213.731.880.23389.009.38
2002Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+kca21of231255147814012314622931558222115.272.323.313.63616116577.302.041.126.2885.379.531.770.17514.0011.43
2003Wichita WranglersTexAAkca14of2411542456127142040241027584161110.300.346.342.68814516472.346.042.139.3105.7212.292.150.000.0012.60
2004Wichita WranglersTexAAkca9of2598363481015304017733445102010.278.345.309.6541128413.315.031.149.2997.9910.651.330.000.007.92
2005Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin-of26116451701401541372572738441212.310.354.368.72216620487.337.058.157.3215.547.801.410.21451.0014.29
2006Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin-of27134671321010306300010.283.365.370.73517352.302.087.283.32311.545.770.500.000.0023.08
2006Louisville BatsILAAAcin-of279838347133113026257202505207.347.378.392.77015014410.369.045.144.3424.886.101.250.000.0010.53
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         11142954146134036287262805217.340.376.389.76516717462.362.049.159.3405.636.061.080.000.0011.64
2006Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30rf2721396141015226401101.359.435.462.89718247.371.103.256.39412.778.510.672.1339.0014.29
2007Sarasota RedsFSLA+cin-of28417150002000200001.294.294.294.5885017.333.000.000.2640.0011.760.000.000.000.00
2007Louisville BatsILAAAcin-of28415240001201110000.267.353.267.6204017.286.000.200.2965.885.881.000.000.000.00
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         832390003201310001.281.324.281.6059034.310.000.094.2802.948.823.000.000.000.00
2007Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30cf-lf2812130751101142014146203316118.329.371.388.75911916335.367.059.150.3395.979.851.650.000.0015.84
2008Sarasota RedsFSLA+cin-of2927320000002000000.286.444.286.730209.286.000.286.35622.220.000.000.000.000.00
2008Louisville BatsILAAAcin-of29417351000000401000.294.294.353.6476118.385.059.059.2850.0022.220.000.000.0020.00
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         624671000002401000.292.346.333.6798127.350.041.125.3107.4114.812.000.000.0014.29
2008Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30lf-cf2926503100001105612000.200.286.200.48610058.227.000.120.2368.6210.341.200.000.000.00
2009Louisville BatsILAAAcin12rf305221422609302013214901305.280.320.350.6707512232.288.070.187.2986.033.880.640.000.0020.00
2009Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha21rf-cf30207612253005337400004.329.386.368.75428383.347.039.132.3428.434.820.570.000.0012.00
2009Totals for IL-IL         106409491151430352383525153112.281.337.330.66713517453.297.049.171.3027.735.520.710.000.0014.78
2009Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas20lf-rf303411915302001073141214013.252.336.269.605322138.280.017.168.28210.148.700.860.000.006.67
2009Totals for IL-IL         106409491151430352383525153112.281.337.330.66713517453.297.049.171.3027.735.520.710.000.0014.78
2010Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil12cf311194585113114003822937430104011.286.337.317.65414514509.313.031.140.2977.278.451.160.000.0010.69
2011Somerset PatriotsAtlInd-22327926535678113174162028606.253.294.302.5968010297.264.049.121.2675.396.731.250.34265.0014.93
2012Minatitlan PetrolerosMexAAA--3320706174007005501001.243.293.300.59321476.262.057.129.2666.586.581.000.000.0023.53
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter16839660125152120178314329219.316.367.371.73814718440.350.055.157.0007.059.771.390.23396.0014.40
Minor League Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter114143515841254123323375237793394513293228107.288.343.333.67614501584837.319.045.159.0007.019.321.330.061,450.3312.60
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter351135215840544601077224981032229131.300.346.341.687461501483.322.041.149.0006.616.951.050.000.0012.35
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter34212841813813610112769249314313304432.297.349.343.692440471424.332.046.153.0006.5310.041.540.071,284.0012.34
A+ Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter24192712024318528638136511713332331.262.319.299.618277251040.298.037.134.0006.2511.251.800.19463.5010.29
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1214767313820803125105156441010.290.363.366.72917428536.328.076.214.0009.5110.451.100.000.0020.29
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter86312528753024338323204603.279.340.314.654988354.304.035.218.0009.049.041.000.000.009.20
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7926535678113174162028606.253.294.302.5968010297.264.049.121.0005.396.731.250.34265.0014.93
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter16839660125152120178314329219.316.367.371.73814718440.350.055.157.0007.059.771.390.23396.0014.40
Average MLB - Per 162 games16238258121142119168304129219.316.367.371.73814217424.350.055.157.0007.059.771.390.23396.0014.40
Average Minor - Per 162 games16261883178175053341148645133115.288.343.333.67620622687.319.045.159.0007.019.321.330.061,450.3312.60

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1998Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca192B30--5469412127123.9694.10------4075.050.0
1998Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca19SS9--10271034737.7874.11------4022.515.0
1999Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca202B27--4667424117113.9664.19------4658.745.0
1999Charleston (Wv) AlleyCats SALAkca202B5--1016212826.9295.20------5100.03.5
2000Charleston (Wv) AlleyCats SALAkca21OF87--198251205200.9762.30------11675.065.4
2000Charleston (Wv) AlleyCats SALAkca212B29--5355912117108.9233.72------11625.021.8
2001Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca22OF108--226962241235.9752.18------11098.277.1
2001Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca222B1--13--441.0004.00------1100.90.7
2002Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca23OF122--2451543264260.9852.13------12597.687.1
2003Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca24OF112--250851263258.9812.30------11597.492.6
2003Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca242B1---------------1150.90.8
2004Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca25OF78--1869-31951951.0002.50------9879.656.1
2004Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca252B4--431287.8751.75------984.12.9
2005Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin26OF102--1991563220214.9732.10------11687.975.0
2005Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin262B1---1--111.0001.00------1160.90.7
2006Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin27OF12--173-120201.0001.67------1392.38.6
2006Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin272B1--141165.8335.00------137.70.7
2006Louisville Bats ILAAAcin27OF86--1506-21561561.0001.81------9887.860.1
2006Louisville Bats ILAAAcin272B11--1621324037.9253.36------9811.27.7
2006Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27RF13870251-126261.0002.000.37-----2161.98.0
2006Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27CF211411--221.0001.000.14-----219.51.2
2006Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27LF1-31---111.0001.000.33-----214.80.6
2007Sarasota Reds FSLA+cin28OF3--3---331.0001.00------475.02.1
2007Louisville Bats ILAAAcin28OF4--5-1-65.8331.25------4100.02.8
2007Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28CF5546408133211136135.9932.450.33-----12145.534.0
2007Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28LF347115371--38381.0001.120.33-----12128.121.0
2007Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28RF131085272--29291.0002.230.34-----12110.78.0
2008Sarasota Reds FSLA+cin29OF2--31--441.0002.00------2100.01.4
2008Louisville Bats ILAAAcin29OF4--7---771.0001.75------4100.02.8
2008Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29LF83315---551.0000.630.16-----2630.84.9
2008Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29CF754612---12121.0001.710.26-----2626.94.3
2008Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29RF42236---661.0001.500.26-----2615.42.5
2009Louisville Bats ILAAAcin30RF33--7011-7271.9862.15------5263.523.2
2009Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas30LF21--46-1-4746.9792.19------3461.814.6
2009Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas30RF12--25---25251.0002.08------3435.38.3
2009Louisville Bats ILAAAcin30LF10--151--16161.0001.60------5219.27.0
2009Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha30RF10--262-228281.0002.80------2050.07.0
2009Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha30CF6--14---14141.0002.33------2030.04.2
2009Louisville Bats ILAAAcin30CF6--231--24241.0004.00------5211.54.2
2009Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha30LF4--31--441.0001.00------2020.02.8
2009Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas30CF3--61-1771.0002.33------348.82.1
2010Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil31CF90--204322209207.9902.30------11975.662.5
2010Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil31LF15--242-126261.0001.73------11912.610.4
2010Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil31RF10--13---13131.0001.30------1198.46.9
MLB Totals for CF - 3 season(s)-   CF6452468146311150149.9932.330.32-----640.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF4310149431--44441.0001.020.30-----430.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 3 season(s)-   RF3020178583-161611.0002.030.34-----300.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF105--247523254252.9922.40------1050.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF94--162612169168.9941.79------940.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF65--134312138137.9932.11------650.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF50--884119392.9891.84------500.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B11--1621324037.9253.36------110.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF304--65235118698687.9842.26------3040.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 4 season(s)-   2B7--58231513.8671.86------70.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF235--47725105512502.9802.14------2350.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--13--441.0004.00------10.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF87--198251205200.9762.30------870.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B34--63711113145134.9243.94------340.00.0
Rk Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B57--100136836244236.9674.14------570.00.0
Rk Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS9--10271034737.7874.11------90.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1998Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca19---309------
1999Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca20---27-------
1999Charleston (Wv) AlleyCats SALAkca20---5-------
2000Charleston (Wv) AlleyCats SALAkca21---29-----87-
2001Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca22---1-----108-
2002Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca23---------122-
2003Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca24---1-----112-
2004Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca25---4-----78-
2005Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin26---1-----102-
2006Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin27---1-----12-
2006Louisville Bats ILAAAcin27---11-----86-
2006Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27------1213--
2007Sarasota Reds FSLA+cin28---------3-
2007Louisville Bats ILAAAcin28---------4-
2007Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28------345513--
2008Sarasota Reds FSLA+cin29---------2-
2008Louisville Bats ILAAAcin29---------4-
2008Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29------874--
2009Louisville Bats ILAAAcin30------10633--
2009Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas30------21312--
2009Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha30------4610--
2010Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil31------159010--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27913240101011200000.308.357.462.8196114.364.154.1547.1414.292.000.000.0025.00
2007Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB281634491006101300102.265.278.294.57210136.281.029.0882.788.333.000.000.0011.11
2008Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2919448121003102301101.273.298.295.59313148.286.022.0914.176.251.500.000.008.33
2009Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB301837450001303301002.135.200.135.3355041.147.000.1627.327.321.000.000.000.00
2010Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB3156220101101000000.333.429.6671.096417.333.334.66714.290.000.000.000.0050.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs671342032220126181102205.239.278.284.562384146.256.045.1425.487.531.380.000.0012.50

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2006International League All-Star Team (OF)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-01-16ContractSigned by Brewers 
2008-11-06InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-07-17InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2008-07-05InjuredDisabled -- Ulnar collateral ligament in right elbow 
2008-06-18InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-04-23InjuredDisabled -- Right elbow inflammation 
2007-04-18InjuredActivated from DL 
2007-03-30InjuredDisabled -- Right Heel 
2004-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency 
1998-06-02Contractsigned 
* 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
2006Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll27327,000-74245-2,365,072327,000327,000
2007Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll28380,000-73738-2,459,737380,000707,000
2008Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll29402,5002.04361520322,696,252390,0001,109,500
* 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