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Jason KubelTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2014 MLB Years: 2004-2014
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PositionsOF-422, LF-404, DH-323, RF-228Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJason James Kubel
Height5-11Weight193BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateMay 25,1982 [36.202]PlaceBelle Fourche,South Dakota
High SchoolHighland (Palmdale,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 12th round (342nd overall) of the 2000 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsBill MeleService Time9.009 (2013)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2003-MIN-#8 ... 2004-MIN-#8 ... 2005-MLB-#17 ... 2005-MIN-#2 ... 2006-MLB-#58 ... 2006-MIN-#2
MLB DebutAugust 31,2004 [22.098]
OrganizationsMIN [12] ARI [2] CLE [1] Awards10Awards Voting1-3
TBC Player ID5919Retrosheet IDkubej002MLBAM ID430585
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed43Power67Contact59XBH60RBIs80Runs46Hitting71Durability60Team.505Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2000Gulf Coast TwinsGCLRkmin-of1823781722320130010911101.282.367.372.73929591.314.090.218.33510.999.890.900.000.0022.73
2001Gulf Coast TwinsGCLRkmin-of1937124144110413032191420233.331.422.500.9226215147.360.169.331.39212.939.520.740.68124.0036.59
2002Quad Cities River BanditsMidwAmin2of20115424601362641769354148123211.321.380.521.90122147471.329.200.292.3878.7010.191.173.6124.9434.56
2003Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min18of21116420561252045824648541013811.298.361.400.76116829482.321.102.212.3299.9611.201.131.0484.0023.20
2004New Britain Rock CatsEastAAmin-of2237138255214462902191910113.377.453.6671.1209224159.404.290.413.46811.9511.951.003.7723.0046.15
2004Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin18of2290350711202801671163344011422.343.398.560.95819644390.349.217.351.4078.7210.261.184.1021.8836.67
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1274889617242422100165535921535.352.414.5901.00428868549.364.238.369.4259.6510.751.114.0122.1839.53
2004Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin1dh-rf22236010182027116900100.300.358.433.79126467.320.133.233.3468.9613.431.502.9930.0022.22
2006Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin-of243012018347242220122300235.283.343.475.8185713134.316.192.308.3428.9617.161.922.9930.0038.24
2006Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin16lf-dh2473220235380826201245021013.241.279.386.6658516235.268.145.209.2885.1119.153.753.4027.5030.19
2007Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin16lf2512841849114312136550417911529.273.335.450.78518846466.305.177.287.3408.8016.951.932.7932.1540.35
2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin16dh26141463741262252078014791007212.272.335.471.80621847517.295.199.298.3479.0917.601.943.8723.1537.30
2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin16dh2714651473154352281031156106305913.300.369.539.90827765578.327.239.348.3859.6918.341.894.8418.3642.21
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin16rf-dh281435186812923321920156116305516.249.323.427.75022147582.280.178.284.3279.6219.932.073.6124.6736.43
2011Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min37rf2923000001003000000.000.500.000.500006.000.0001.000.34750.000.000.000.000.000.00
2011Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin-rf29518361012003400000.333.429.556.98510221.385.223.389.42814.2919.051.334.7618.0033.33
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         721361013006400000.286.444.476.92010227.313.190.476.41022.2214.810.673.7021.0033.33
2011Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin16rf-dh299936637100211125811328610228.273.332.434.76615934401.326.161.249.3357.9821.452.692.9930.5034.00
2012Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari13lf301415067512830430901157151206711.253.327.506.83325664571.296.253.366.3529.9826.442.655.2516.8750.00
2013Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari13lf318924121538153201248200236.220.288.324.6127814267.308.104.199.2708.9930.713.421.8748.2026.42
2013Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle12rf-lf318180310000051000030.167.348.222.5704123.375.055.333.22121.7443.482.000.000.0033.33
2013Totals for MLB-MLB         9725921569153201299200266.216.293.317.6108215290.311.101.208.26710.0031.723.171.7251.8026.79
2014Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin13lf324515612356111310195910011.224.313.295.608468176.354.071.199.27810.8033.523.110.57156.0022.86
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter1036348044291318719140564127355834113343489.262.330.448.77815583463883.304.186.289.0009.1421.482.353.6124.8637.90
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter45516752645361092050319281818921174261936.320.386.499.8858351791901.338.179.297.0009.9411.101.122.6333.5033.40
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter125488921603622195183496711657.328.386.539.92526359545.342.211.342.0008.9912.291.373.8523.2436.88
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter37138255214462902191910113.377.453.6671.1209224159.404.290.413.00011.9511.951.003.7723.0046.15
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter118423561252045834651541013811.296.363.397.76016829488.318.101.217.00010.4511.071.061.0284.6023.20
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter115424601362641769354148123211.321.380.521.90122147471.329.200.292.0008.7010.191.173.6124.9434.56
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter60202316313614332292331334.312.401.450.8519120238.343.138.287.00012.189.660.790.42202.0031.75
Minnesota Twins Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter79827153467291481410544211526959193262172.269.334.449.78312202673022.305.180.282.0008.9019.562.203.4725.8636.63
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter230747961813853512212812332081017.242.315.447.76233478838.300.205.312.0009.6727.802.884.1821.3443.09
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8180310000051000030.167.348.222.5704123.375.055.333.00021.7443.482.000.000.0033.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625446914329322882156130205514.262.330.448.77824454607.304.186.289.0009.1421.482.353.6124.8637.90
Average Minor - Per 162 games16259694191397181141066775219713.320.386.499.88529764677.338.179.297.0009.9411.101.122.6333.5033.40

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2000Gulf Coast Twins GCLRkmin18OF22--351--36361.0001.64------2395.739.3
2001Gulf Coast Twins GCLRkmin19OF34--464125150.9801.47------3791.958.6
2002Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAmin20OF113--15873-168165.9821.46------11598.383.1
2003Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min21OF109--2071521224222.9912.04------11694.080.1
2004New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin22OF36--7043-7774.9612.06------3797.325.7
2004Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin22OF86--1901023202200.9902.33------9095.659.7
2004Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin22DH9---------------2339.15.6
2004Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin22RF844411---11111.0001.380.25-----2334.84.9
2004Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin22LF221831-1441.0002.000.22-----238.71.2
2006Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin24OF22--302--32321.0001.45------3073.315.4
2006Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24LF30242043312-3634.9441.130.17-----7341.118.5
2006Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24DH3026--------------7341.118.5
2006Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24RF75407---771.0001.000.18-----739.64.3
2007Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25LF8481700159222163161.9881.920.23-----12865.651.9
2007Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25DH36---------------12828.122.2
2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26DH77---------------14154.647.2
2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26RF32262387411-7675.9872.340.32-----14122.719.6
2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26LF1816130241212725.9261.390.19-----14112.811.0
2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27DH80---------------14654.849.1
2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27RF302821952---52521.0001.730.24-----14620.518.4
2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27LF2925208511--52521.0001.790.25-----14619.917.8
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28RF8379670142642152148.9741.780.22-----14358.051.2
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28DH42---------------14329.425.9
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28LF1616131271112928.9661.750.21-----14311.29.9
2011Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min29RF1--2---221.0002.00------250.00.7
2011Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin29RF3--7---771.0002.33------560.02.1
2011Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29RF504841395913105104.9902.080.25-----9950.530.9
2011Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29LF997015---15151.0001.670.21-----999.15.6
2012Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari30LF12412310611821313196195.9951.570.18-----14187.976.5
2012Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari30DH6---------------1414.33.7
2012Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari30RF211431--441.0002.000.29-----1411.41.2
2013Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari31LF53514326751-7372.9861.360.17-----8959.632.7
2013Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari31RF5448912-1210.8332.000.21-----895.63.1
2013Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari31DH3---------------893.41.9
2013Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31RF32165---551.0001.670.31-----837.51.9
2013Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31LF321831--441.0001.330.22-----837.51.9
2013Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31DH2---------------825.01.2
2014Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin32LF363531770---70701.0001.940.22-----4580.022.2
2014Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin32RF44356---661.0001.500.17-----458.92.5
2014Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin32DH1---------------452.20.6
MLB Totals for LF - 10 season(s)-   LF40438432896342698669660.9871.630.20-----4040.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 9 season(s)-   DH28626--------------2860.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 9 season(s)-   RF22420117374041885430422.9811.880.24-----2240.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF108--2201223234232.9912.15------1080.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF3--7---771.0002.33------30.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF36--7043-7774.9612.06------360.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF109--2071521224222.9912.04------1090.00.0
A+ Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF1--2---221.0002.00------10.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF113--15873-168165.9821.46------1130.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF56--815128786.9891.54------560.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2000Gulf Coast Twins GCLRkmin18---------22-
2001Gulf Coast Twins GCLRkmin19---------34-
2002Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAmin20---------113-
2003Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min21---------109-
2004New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin22---------36-
2004Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin22---------86-
2004Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin22------2-8-9
2006Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin24---------22-
2006Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24------30-7-30
2007Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25------84---36
2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26------18-32-77
2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27------29-30-80
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28------16-83-42
2011Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min29--------1--
2011Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin29--------3--
2011Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29------9-50--
2012Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari30------124-2-6
2013Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari31------53-5-3
2013Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31------3-3-2
2014Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin32------36-4-1

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2004Grand Canyon RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor2211000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2004Minnesota TwinsDiv SeriesMLB2227011000000200000.143.143.286.429217.200.143.1430.0028.570.000.000.00100.00
2006Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24245791660112106600202.281.338.439.77725765.288.158.2819.239.231.001.5457.0043.75
2007Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2521585163006012400100.276.295.328.62319361.291.052.0693.286.562.000.000.0018.75
2008Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2620524121125116510002.231.322.404.72621459.222.173.28810.178.470.833.3926.0033.33
2009Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB272263132310312007900001.365.429.524.95333470.392.159.27010.0012.861.294.2921.0017.39
2009Minnesota TwinsDiv SeriesMLB27314010000000900000.071.071.071.1421014.200.000.0000.0064.290.000.000.000.00
2010Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB282057716204100051100000.281.339.526.86530662.286.245.3338.0617.742.206.4514.2537.50
2010Minnesota TwinsDiv SeriesMLB2838000000003200000.000.273.000.2730011.000.000.37527.2718.180.670.000.000.00
2011Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB292253919611120081010001.358.452.5661.01830862.429.208.35812.9016.131.251.6153.0042.11
2012Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB30245971541390041100103.254.297.508.80530864.261.254.3226.2517.192.754.6919.6753.33
2013Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB3119458700240081600001.156.283.289.57213253.185.133.31115.0930.192.003.7722.5028.57
2014Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3217463910130061700001.196.288.283.57113252.286.087.21711.5432.692.831.9246.0022.22
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 9 yrs189490651332431773225289204011.271.341.437.77821444548.299.166.2719.4916.241.713.1028.8233.08
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs8290210000031300000.069.156.103.2593132.125.034.1389.3840.634.330.000.0050.00

Awards [10]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2002Midwest League All-Star Team (OF)1
2003Florida State League All-Star Team (OF) ... Minor League High-A All-Star Team (OF)2
2004Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (OF) ... International League All-Star Team (OF) ... International League Rookie of the Year ... Minnesota Twins Minor League Player of the Year ... Triple A All-Star Team (OF)5
2009American League Player of the Week (September 28-October 4)1
2012National League Player of the Week (June 4-June 10)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2014-06-17lfFree Agent -Free Agent--Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent32.023  
2014-06-15lfFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Twins32.021  
2014-06-08lfMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment32.014Team Roster on 2014-06-08
2014-03-30lfMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors31.309Team Roster on 2014-03-30
2013-12-14lfMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract as Article XX(B) free agent31.203Team Roster on 2013-12-14
2013-11-01lfFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency31.160  
2013-08-30lfCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Diamondbacks to Indians for future considerations (Matt Langwell)31.097Team Roster on 2013-08-30
2013-08-27lf-dhArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment31.094Team Roster on 2013-08-27
2013-04-28lfArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL30.338Team Roster on 2013-04-28
2013-04-14rfArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained left quad30.324Team Roster on 2013-04-14
2012-06-06rfArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from Paternity List30.012Team Roster on 2012-06-06
2012-05-30lfArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YPaternityOff-RosterPlaced on Paternity List30.005Team Roster on 2012-05-30
2012-05-03lfArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActive--29.343Team Roster on 2012-05-03
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-12-20ContractSigned by Diamondbacks 
2011-10-30Free AgentGranted free agency 
2011-07-22InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-06-02InjuredDisabled -- Sprained mid-left foot 
2008-01-18ContractSigned by Twins (1-year) 
2005-10-14InjuredActivated from DL 
2005-03-26InjuredDisabled -- - 
2000-06-13Contractsigned 
* 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
2004Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll22300,000-75535-2,070,100300,000300,000
2006Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll24327,000-74231-2,365,072327,000627,000
2007Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll25387,500-65925182,459,737380,0001,014,500
2008Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll261,300,000-37013592,696,252390,0002,314,500
2009Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll272,750,000-268867++2,746,792400,0005,064,500
2010Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll284,100,000-211877++2,812,412400,0009,164,500
2011Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll295,250,000-175881++2,722,607414,00014,414,500
2012Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll307,500,000-122287++2,954,887480,00021,914,500
2013Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll317,500,0009.009130286++3,023,990490,00029,414,500
2013Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll317,500,0009.009130386++3,023,990490,00029,414,500
2014Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll322,000,000-36411603,256,497500,00031,414,5002013-12-14 - Signed to Minor League Contract as Article XX(B) free agent
* 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