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Calvin PickeringTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1995-2008 MLB Years: 1998-2005
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
Futures Game

Positions1B-641, DH-46, OF-8Position when DraftedOf-1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameCalvin Elroy Pickering
Height6-5Weight278BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateSeptember 29,1976 [41.323]PlaceSt. Thomas,Virgin Islands
High SchoolKing (Tampa,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Baltimore Orioles [Team Picks] in the 35th round (976th overall) of the 1995 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsHarry Shelton
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1997-BAL-#7 ... 1999-MLB-#38 ... 1999-BAL-#2 ... 2000-BAL-#10
MLB DebutSeptember 12,1998 [21.348]
OrganizationsBAL [7] CIN [2] KCA [2] BOS [1] Awards11
TBC Player ID597Retrosheet IDpickc001MLBAM ID136730
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed31Power90Contact25XBH78RBIs84Runs45Hitting65Durability57Team.462Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1995Gulf Coast OriolesGCLRkbal-1b181560830100122002600103.500.508.7171.225431163.537.217.250.5283.179.523.001.5960.0036.67
1996Bluefield OriolesAppRkbal-1b19602004565141186682286420144.325.411.6751.08613533231.395.350.520.45012.1227.712.297.7911.1150.77
1997Delmarva ShorebirdsSALAbal-1b201224448813831125796353139901214.311.394.554.94824657507.402.243.369.41010.4527.422.624.9317.7641.30
1998Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-1b211394889315128231114469811911021620.309.434.5661.00027661599.353.257.453.42516.3619.871.215.1815.7440.40
1998Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal61b-dh21921450023103400002.238.333.524.85711224.200.286.476.36912.5016.671.338.3310.5040.00
1999Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-1b221033726310620016631360991104610.285.396.468.86417436447.345.183.339.37813.4222.151.653.5823.2533.96
1999Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal391b-dh22234045101500111600001.125.314.225.5399251.174.100.375.27221.5731.371.451.9640.0040.00
2000Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-1b2360197204310063022367010224.218.339.360.6997116236.301.142.325.31515.2529.661.942.5432.8337.21
2001Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal281b2413146162130250219801641491003716.282.379.473.85221846538.371.191.328.36711.9027.702.333.9021.9535.38
2001Louisville RiverBatsILAAAcin-1b2414110011001200000.250.4001.0001.400415.000.7501.000.53720.0040.002.0020.004.00100.00
2001Totals for IL-IL         13246563131250229901651511003716.282.379.477.85622247543.369.195.333.36811.9727.812.324.0521.1435.88
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin342444010001000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.000.2220.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2001Boston Red SoxALMLBbos571b24175041410370081300004.280.379.480.85924458.324.200.360.37413.7922.411.635.1716.6728.57
2001Totals for MLB-MLB         215441510380081500004.278.371.463.83425462.333.185.333.36412.9024.191.884.8418.0026.67
2003Laguna VaquerosMexAAA--268829164941302563107584000014.323.462.6251.08718238366.379.302.564.46220.4922.951.126.8311.6440.43
2003Louisville BatsILAAAcin-1b26268110233041800173130112.284.422.469.891387102.404.185.395.39116.6730.391.823.9220.2530.43
2003Totals for AAA-AAA         1143727411716029811092115301116.315.453.5911.04422045468.384.276.527.44719.6624.571.256.2012.8338.46
2004Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca381b27892996594121357901708570378.314.451.7121.16321348379.324.398.629.47518.4722.431.219.238.5451.06
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca36dh273512221308172600184200216.246.338.500.8386116142.307.254.402.35412.6829.582.334.9317.4353.33
2005Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca381b289233556921602367105613040124.275.384.528.91217739396.377.253.424.39214.1432.832.325.8114.5742.39
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca36dh287274400130031400100.148.226.259.4857131.231.111.222.2199.6845.164.673.2327.0025.00
2007Kansas City T-BonesNorthernInd-15308931659982011883716884502711.310.437.551.98817439391.370.241.475.42317.3921.481.244.6017.5639.80
2008Bridgeport BluefishAtlInd-4531642263260140841223463304111.265.363.434.7979822267.327.169.319.35112.7323.601.853.0028.2536.67
2008Schaumburg FlyersNorthernInd--3137131223960143800293300216.298.420.6641.0848720162.291.366.588.45217.9020.371.148.649.3651.28
2008Totals for Ind-Ind         10135754992002279226396306217.277.385.518.90318542429.314.241.417.38914.6922.381.525.1316.2342.42
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter9526437591011445104391003113.223.329.428.75711325310.278.205.371.00013.8729.352.124.5218.8642.37
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter926323257596718252067002318560978580194799.299.410.550.96017773933869.368.251.425.00014.4725.281.755.3215.6940.64
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter590204034158399113141957379650360142558.286.404.528.93210772312469.355.242.427.00015.3526.331.725.3115.5739.62
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1394889315128231114469811911021620.309.434.5661.00027661599.353.257.453.00016.3619.871.215.1815.7440.40
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1224448813831125796353139901214.311.394.554.94824657507.402.243.369.00010.4527.422.624.9317.7641.30
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter752605395241198882307020247.365.432.6851.11717844294.439.320.458.00010.2023.812.336.4613.6846.32
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1906731131974014016293131180808928.293.410.533.94335981820.341.240.444.00015.9821.951.374.8816.8341.12
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter4214925348182900215600316.228.318.456.7746817173.295.228.369.00012.1432.372.674.6218.6350.00
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter3261810103810142000003.164.320.328.64820475.184.164.410.00018.6726.671.434.0020.3340.00
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter175041410370081300004.280.379.480.85924458.324.200.360.00013.7922.411.635.1716.6728.57
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter44010001000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624506310117224772073155005222.223.329.428.75719343529.278.205.371.00013.8729.352.124.5218.8642.37
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625651011693213612243981711003817.299.410.550.96031169677.368.251.425.00014.4725.281.755.3215.6940.64

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1995Gulf Coast Orioles GCLRkbal181B11--866329592.9688.36------1573.318.6
1996Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal191B53--39626933431422.9797.96------6088.377.9
1997Delmarva Shorebirds SALAbal201B115--94070277310371010.9748.78------12294.381.0
1998Bowie Baysox EastAAbal211B128--106360209011431123.9838.77------13992.190.1
1998Bowie Baysox EastAAbal21OF6--5-2-75.7140.83------1394.34.2
1998Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal211B5--31-133231.9696.20------955.63.1
1998Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal21DH3---------------933.31.9
1999Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal221B97--821451375879866.9858.93------10394.267.4
1999Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal22OF2--1---111.0000.50------1031.91.4
1999Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal221B8--462285048.9606.00------2334.84.9
1999Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal22DH7---------------2330.44.3
2000Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal231B56--497301246539527.9789.41------6093.338.9
2001Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal241B69--51631852555547.9867.93------13152.747.9
2001Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin241B1--4--1441.0004.00------1100.00.7
2001Boston Red SoxALMLBbos241B12-103906-896961.0008.000.93-----1770.67.5
2001Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24DH2---------------1711.81.2
2003Louisville Bats ILAAAcin261B14--104519110109.9917.79------2653.89.8
2004Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca271B55--441261247479467.9758.49------8961.838.2
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27DH27---------------3577.116.7
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca271B8761603-663631.0007.881.03-----3522.94.9
2005Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca281B9--743277977.9758.56------929.86.3
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28DH7---------------7100.04.3
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH46---------------460.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B33716422711325241238.9887.211.45-----330.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B301--24571404823726452597.9828.63------3010.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF2--1---111.0000.50------20.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B128--106360209011431123.9838.77------1280.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF6--5-2-75.7140.83------60.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B115--94070277310371010.9748.78------1150.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B64--482321235526514.9778.03------640.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1995Gulf Coast Orioles GCLRkbal18--11--------
1996Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal19--53--------
1997Delmarva Shorebirds SALAbal20--115--------
1998Bowie Baysox EastAAbal21--128------6-
1998Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal21--5-------3
1999Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal22--97------2-
1999Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal22--8-------7
2000Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal23--56--------
2001Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal24--69--------
2001Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin24--1--------
2001Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24--12-------2
2003Louisville Bats ILAAAcin26--14--------
2004Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca27--55--------
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27--8-------27
2005Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca28--9--------
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28----------7

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999Scottsdale ScorpionsArizona Fall LgMinor22279018294021501192500000.322.440.433.873396109.429.111.31117.4322.941.321.8345.0020.69
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs279018294021501192500000.322.440.433.873396109.429.111.31117.4322.941.321.8345.0020.69

Awards [11]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1996Appalachian League All-Star (1B) ... Minor League Short-Season All-Star Team (1B)2
1998Baltimore Orioles Minor League Player of the Year ... Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (1B) ... Double-A All-Star (1B) ... Eastern League All-Star Team (1B) ... Eastern League Most Valuable Player ... Eastern League Rookie of the Year6
2001International League All-Star Team (1B)1
2004Pacific Coast League All-Star (DH) ... Triple A All-Star Team (DH)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2003-11-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
2003-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-08-04Purchased by Reds from Vaqueros (Mexican). 
2003-04-01ContractSigned by Vaqueros (Mexican) 
2003-03-18Released by Mariners. 
2003-01-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mariners. 
2002-10-14Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2002-10-10InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-10-10On disabled list 
2002-06-23InjuredDisabled -- recovering from right quadriceps surgery 
2002-03-22InjuredDisabled -- torn right quadriceps tendon 
2001-09-06Claimed on waivers by Red Sox from Reds. 
2001-08-30Sent to Reds by Orioles for future considerations. 
1995-07-27Contractsigned 
* 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 Payroll21170,000-81233-1,276,192170,000170,000
1999Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll22200,000-80733-1,454,491200,000370,000
2001Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll24200,000-77135-1,897,758200,000570,000
2001Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll24200,000-77133-1,897,758200,000570,000
2004Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll27300,000-75527-2,070,100300,000870,000
2005Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll28323,500-68017252,189,055300,0001,193,500
* 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