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Sidney PonsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1994-2010 MLB Years: 1998-2009
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Rated Prospect

PositionsP-368Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameSidney Alton Ponson
Height6-1Weight225BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 2,1976 [42.041]PlaceOranjestad,Aruba

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1993 by the Baltimore Orioles.
Signing ScoutsJesus Halabi
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1997-MLB-#98 ... 1997-BAL-#2 ... 1998-MLB-#78
MLB DebutApril 19,1998 [21.168]
OrganizationsBAL [12] NYA [2] MIN [1] SFN [1] SLN [1] TEX [1] KCA [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-1
TBC Player ID592Retrosheet IDponss001MLBAM ID132260
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Baltimore Orioles in 2004
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts27Walks65Hittable34SO/BB48vsPower34Hitting6Durability58Team.489Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1994Gulf Coast OriolesGCLRkbal-S/R17432.9612102100073.0683024517532401.168.380.622.106.533.12.571-
1995Bluefield OriolesAppRkbal-ST18634.1713130000077.2794436716564301.229.150.811.856.493.50.667-
1996Frederick KeysCaroA+bal-ST19763.45181623020107.09856416281106301.188.240.502.369.253.93.538-
1997Gulf Coast OriolesGCLRkbal-Rel20100.0010100002.0000001000--------4.500.001.000-
1997Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-ST20275.4213130110074.27751451132561101.469.281.333.866.751.75.222-
1997Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0375.2814131110076.27751451132571101.429.041.293.766.691.78.3004.74
1998Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-ST21100.0011000005.04000130001.007.20--1.805.403.001.000-
1998Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal43S/R21895.273120110051135.015782791942854101.4710.471.272.805.672.02.4714.64
1999Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal43ST2212124.71323206000210.022711811035801124001.469.731.503.434.801.40.5005.38
2000Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal43ST239134.82323206100222.022312511930831525001.389.041.223.366.161.83.4094.64
2001Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-ST24000.0011000004.03000120001.006.75--2.254.502.00--
2001Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal43ST245104.94232303100138.016183762137842001.4310.471.372.415.472.27.3334.61
2002Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal43ST25794.09282803000176.0172848026631203001.348.801.333.226.141.90.4384.59
2003Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal43ST261463.77212104000148.0147656210431006001.288.940.612.616.082.33.7003.43
2003San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn43ST26363.7110100000068.0642928618343001.218.470.792.384.501.89.3333.97
2004Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal43ST2711155.30333305200215.226513612723691158201.5511.060.962.884.801.67.4234.33
2005Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal43ST287116.21232301000130.0177979016486810001.7312.221.103.314.701.42.3894.68
2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln13ST29445.2414131000068.2824240729332001.6210.750.923.804.331.14.5004.78
2006New York YankeesALMLBnya24S/R290110.47532001016.026201937150002.0214.331.653.868.272.14.0004.98
2007Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin19ST30256.93770000037.2543129717230001.8812.901.674.065.501.35.2865.79
2008Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex43S/R31123.47541000023.0259939122001.469.641.163.474.631.33.333-
2008Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YanILAAAnya-ST31002.2511000004.03210320001.506.75--6.754.500.67--
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0123.29651000027.0281110312142001.469.220.993.954.611.17.3334.85
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex35ST31413.88990100055.2713624316252001.5611.480.492.594.041.56.8003.80
2008New York YankeesALMLBnya47ST31445.8516151001080.09953521132332001.6411.141.243.603.711.03.5005.29
2009Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-ST32212.18660000033.0348825191001.189.270.551.365.183.80.667-
2009Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca47S/R32177.361495000058.2795048625322001.7712.120.923.844.911.28.1254.61
2010Long Island DucksAtlInd-47ST33455.6411110110067.0854542620292001.5711.420.812.693.901.45.444-
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter911135.0329827820294711757.120041051983223609103153301.4810.251.143.115.271.69.4461.51
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter24223.66716565120402.239120016434112314161101.258.720.762.507.002.80.522-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter432.4813121000065.0661918518363001.299.090.692.484.962.00.571-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter275.1514140110078.28051451133581101.449.151.263.786.641.76.222-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter763.45181623020107.09856416281106301.188.240.502.369.253.93.538-
Rk Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1163.54262331000152.2147746012331106701.188.670.711.956.483.33.647-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter455.6411110110067.0854542620292001.5711.420.812.693.901.45.444-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter73854.8622321211284511374.0152979074318046583642301.4510.011.183.045.471.80.462-
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter456.6321183002096.012573711439482001.7011.681.313.644.481.23.444-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter177.361495000058.2795048625322001.7712.120.923.844.911.28.125-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter445.2414131000068.2824240729332001.6210.750.923.804.331.14.500-
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter363.7110100000068.0642928618343001.218.470.792.384.501.89.333-
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter413.88990100055.2713624316252001.5611.480.492.594.041.56.800-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter256.93770000037.2543129717230001.8812.901.674.065.501.35.286-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11145.03373524010220.025013112328761297001.4810.251.143.115.271.69.4401.51
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13123.66393543110220.02131098919611719601.258.720.762.507.002.80.520-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1998Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal43p2124120000000200000.500.500.5001.0002041.000.000.000.4490.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1999Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal43p2213000000000001000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2000Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal43p2311000000000102000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2001Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal43p2423000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2002Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal43p2523111000000100000.333.333.6671.000213.500.334.333.4180.0033.330.000.000.00100.00
2003Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal43p2625000000000000000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2003San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn43p261022121000000503001.091.091.136.2273125.118.045.045.0970.0020.000.000.000.0050.00
2003Totals for MLB-MLB         1227121000000503001.074.074.111.1853130.091.037.037.0790.0016.670.000.000.0050.00
2004Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal43p2725000000000400000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0080.000.000.000.000.00
2005Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal43p28234011000000000000.250.250.500.750214.250.250.250.3130.000.000.000.000.00100.00
2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln13p291213130001013605000.231.375.231.6063021.429.000.154.30014.2928.572.000.000.000.00
2008New York YankeesALMLBnya47p3112000000000201000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter586549300101322012001.138.176.185.36112380.209.047.077.0003.7527.507.330.000.0033.33
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter3528242000000903000.143.143.214.3576231.211.071.071.0000.0029.030.000.000.0050.00
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1022121000000503001.091.091.136.2273125.118.045.045.0000.0020.000.000.000.0050.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1213130001013605000.231.375.231.6063021.429.000.154.00014.2928.572.000.000.000.00
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12000000000201000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1621821125800303861034003.138.176.185.361348223.209.047.077.0003.7527.507.330.000.0033.33

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1994Gulf Coast Orioles GCLRkbal17P12--312-115151.0001.25------12100.020.3
1995Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal18P13--1010--20201.0001.54------13100.020.0
1996Frederick Keys CaroA+bal19P18--613112019.9501.06------18100.012.9
1997Bowie Baysox EastAAbal20P13--38-111111.0000.85------13100.09.2
1998Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal21P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
1998Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal21P31-1351011112221.9550.680.16-----31100.019.1
1999Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal22P32-2101226264038.9501.190.18-----32100.019.8
2000Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23P32-2221222--34341.0001.060.15-----32100.019.8
2001Bowie Baysox EastAAbal24P1--1---111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2001Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24P23-1381418-132321.0001.390.23-----23100.014.3
2002Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25P28-1762021-341411.0001.460.23-----28100.017.3
2003Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26P21211481218123130.9681.430.20-----21100.013.0
2003San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26P101068910-319191.0001.900.28-----10100.06.2
2004Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27P33332152128145049.9801.480.23-----33100.020.4
2005Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28P23231301018213028.9331.220.22-----23100.014.2
2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29P14136847111211.9170.790.16-----14100.08.7
2006New York YankeesALMLBnya29P531612--331.0000.600.19-----5100.03.1
2007Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30P7738431-87.8751.000.18-----7100.04.3
2008Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex31P5--311-54.8000.80------5100.03.5
2008Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya31P1--2---221.0002.00------1100.00.7
2008New York YankeesALMLBnya31P161580316112019.9501.190.24-----16100.09.9
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex31P9955452-119.8181.000.16-----9100.05.6
2009Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca32P6--25-1771.0001.17------6100.04.2
2009Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32P14958416112120.9521.430.34-----14100.08.6
MLB Totals for P - 12 season(s)-   P29814317571402211324374361.9651.210.21-----2980.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P13--77111514.9331.08------130.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P14--48-112121.0000.86------140.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P18--613112019.9501.06------180.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P25--1322-135351.0001.40------250.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1994Gulf Coast Orioles GCLRkbal1712----------
1995Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal1813----------
1996Frederick Keys CaroA+bal1918----------
1997Bowie Baysox EastAAbal2013----------
1998Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal211----------
1998Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2131----------
1999Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2232----------
2000Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2332----------
2001Bowie Baysox EastAAbal241----------
2001Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2423----------
2002Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2528----------
2003Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2621----------
2003San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2610----------
2004Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2733----------
2005Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2823----------
2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2914----------
2006New York YankeesALMLBnya295----------
2007Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin307----------
2008Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex315----------
2008Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya311----------
2008New York YankeesALMLBnya3116----------
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex319----------
2009Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca326----------
2009Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3214----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2003San Francisco GiantsDiv SeriesMLB26007.2011000005.07440031001.4012.600.000.005.4007.20.000
2006St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29223.60651000025.02112104810001.167.561.442.883.601.254.32.500
2007Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB30214.29550000021.0321210049001.7113.710.001.713.862.255.14.667
2008Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB31104.9132100007.1944033001.6911.050.003.683.681.004.911.000
2009Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB32000.00000000021.0600010000.332.570.000.430.000.000.00.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs532.9114122000074.368282441622001.138.230.481.942.661.383.39.625
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs007.2011000005.0744003101.4012.600.000.005.4007.20.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2003San Francisco GiantsDiv SeriesMLB2611000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2006St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2934120000000001000.500.500.5001.000205.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs34120000000001000.500.500.5001.000205.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2009-07-18InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-06-02InjuredDisabled -- Right elbow strain 
2009-03-17ContractSigned by Royals to minor league contract 
2008-06-18ContractSigned by Yankees to Minor League Contract 
2008-03-09ContractSigned by Rangers to minor league contract 
2006-08-23Released by Yankees 
2006-07-14ContractSigned by Yankees 
2006-07-11Released by Cardinals 
2006-05-27InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-05-10InjuredDisabled -- - 
2005-12-21ContractSigned by Cardinals 
2005-09-01Released by Orioles 
2005-08-09InjuredDisabled -- strained right calf 
2004-01-26ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
2003-10-26Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-07-31TradeTraded by Orioles to Giants for Ryan Hannaman, Damian Moss and Kurt Ainsworth. 
2002-09-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-08-09InjuredDisabled -- right shoulder tendinitis 
1993-08-17ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
* 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
1998Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll21170,000-81232-1,276,192170,000170,000
1999Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll22250,000-62727311,454,491200,000420,000
2000Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll23400,000-49827451,394,248200,000820,000
2001Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll242,100,000-2841269++1,897,758200,0002,920,000
2002Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll252,650,000-253773++2,011,045200,0005,570,000
2003San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll264,250,000-159881++2,163,527300,0009,820,000
2003Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll264,250,000-159381++2,163,527300,0009,820,000
2004Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll273,000,000-196579++2,070,100300,00012,820,000
2005Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll288,500,000-61394++2,189,055300,00021,320,000
2006St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll291,000,000-38718522,365,072327,00022,320,000
2006New York YankeesTeam Payroll291,000,000-38723522,365,072327,00022,320,000
2007Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll301,000,000-40415492,459,737380,00023,320,000
2008New York YankeesTeam Payroll31390,000-75331-2,696,252390,00023,710,000
2008Texas RangersTeam Payroll31390,000-75328-2,696,252390,00023,710,000
2009Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll32400,000-72429-2,746,792400,00024,110,000
* 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