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Kevin NicholsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1995-2006 MLB Years: 2000-2000
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Arizona Fall League
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsSS-624, 3B-137, 2B-58Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKevin Ronald Nicholson
Height5-10Weight190BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 29,1976 [42.082]PlaceVancouver,British Columbia
High SchoolQueen Elizabeth (Surrey,BC)
CollegeStetson University (DeLand,FL)

DraftedSelected by the San Diego Padres [Team Picks] in the 1st round (27th overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the California Angels [Team Picks] in the 43rd round (1182nd overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$830,000Signing ScoutsSteve Nichols
MLB DebutJune 23,2000 [24.086]
OrganizationsSDN [5] COL [2] PIT [2] SLN [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID6432Retrosheet IDnichk001MLBAM ID150441
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Player Notes:   MVP of the Cape Cod Summer League in 1996
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed44Power55Contact61XBH62RBIs56Runs47Hitting58Durability67Team.512Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1995Stetson UniversityTransNCAA-1ss19592254671103320157233500000.316.379.427.8069616248.364.111.249.3619.2714.111.521.2175.0022.54
1997Arizona PadresArizRksdn-ss21734791028022500002.265.306.471.77716336.259.206.206.3365.5613.892.505.5617.0033.33
1997Rancho Cucamonga QuakesCalifA+sdn-ss21176572150192141522001.323.380.446.82629673.408.123.200.3685.4820.553.751.3765.0028.57
1997Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         24991430603172362022003.303.355.455.810459109.355.152.202.3585.5018.353.332.7533.0030.00
1998Mobile BayBearsSouAAsdn-ss22132488641052735529547114356710.215.285.314.59915335549.267.099.203.2658.5620.772.430.9197.6033.33
1999Mobile BayBearsSouAAsdn23ss231274898414138313811654692516115.288.352.458.81022454547.328.170.286.3538.4116.822.002.3837.6238.30
2000Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-ss2491326489126364444356231505.279.350.433.78314135370.323.154.261.3439.4616.761.771.6254.3338.46
2000San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn16ss24379772161181043113002.216.255.330.585328105.308.114.165.2583.8129.527.750.9597.0038.10
2001Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol233b252378143050111115701012.385.422.487.90938684.414.102.167.3945.958.331.401.1978.0020.00
2001Portland BeaversPCLAAAsdn-ss251131161001014300000.194.286.226.5127135.214.032.129.24311.438.570.750.000.0016.67
2001Totals for PCL-PCL         341091536601121291001012.330.381.413.794457119.357.083.156.3497.568.401.110.84109.0019.44
2002New Haven RavensEastAAsln-ss2658231406916343636213113509.299.353.446.79910323261.323.147.225.3478.0511.881.481.5357.7533.33
2002Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-ss263912512328211923142104212.256.326.376.7024711145.295.120.224.3089.6614.481.500.69125.0034.38
2002Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-2b2618361310010051100011.083.195.111.3064141.120.028.167.14612.2026.832.200.000.0033.33
2002Totals for PCL-PCL         5716113359212023193204223.217.297.317.6145112186.262.100.211.27210.2217.201.680.54161.0034.29
2002Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         11539253104255556594063177212.265.330.393.72315435447.299.128.219.3168.9514.091.581.1278.4033.65
2003Altoona CurveEastAApit233b271144056311931574588414431608.294.358.447.80518143456.311.153.254.3508.999.651.071.5457.8636.13
2004Altoona CurveEastAApit23ss-3b2877258285613243620233711403.217.280.329.6098519287.235.112.209.2708.0112.891.611.3964.5033.93
2005Somerset PatriotsAtlInd-16ss2911040262113291117442526531337.281.365.440.80517741461.310.159.294.35211.2814.101.252.3936.5536.28
2006Somerset PatriotsAtlInd-1630106405549926234404455835408.244.322.341.66313831462.276.097.198.2979.7412.551.290.65135.0031.31
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter379772161181043113002.216.255.330.585328105.308.114.165.0003.8129.527.750.9597.0038.10
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter7142566369682172214434347362474421819341158.266.331.401.73210282372884.302.135.235.0008.5615.331.791.5358.3234.75
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter182596761624158767963104367310.272.341.398.73923754675.314.126.228.0009.3315.411.651.1974.5033.33
AA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter508187127949012516332503824178318131127845.262.326.399.7257461742100.295.137.239.0008.4815.141.791.5756.7035.51
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter176572150192141522001.323.380.446.82629673.408.123.200.0005.4820.553.751.3765.0028.57
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter734791028022500002.265.306.471.77716336.259.206.206.0005.5613.892.505.5617.0033.33
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter216807116212553141184697123667315.263.344.390.73431572923.292.127.245.00010.5113.331.271.5257.6433.96
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter592254671103320157233500000.316.379.427.8069616248.364.111.249.0009.2714.111.521.2175.0022.54
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter379772161181043113002.216.255.330.585328105.308.114.165.0003.8129.527.750.9597.0038.10
Average MLB - Per 162 games16242531922644354018136413009.216.255.330.58514035460.308.114.165.0003.8129.527.750.9597.0038.10
Average Minor - Per 162 games16258284155395107811856100448213.266.331.401.73223354654.302.135.235.0008.5615.331.791.5358.3234.75

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1997Arizona Padres ArizRksdn21SS7--1125353936.9235.14------7100.012.7
1997Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+sdn21SS14--2126635347.8873.36------1782.410.0
1998Mobile BayBears SouAAsdn22SS130--2013633880602564.9374.34------13298.592.9
1999Mobile BayBears SouAAsdn23SS126--1874023275621589.9484.67------12799.290.6
2000Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn24SS90--1142302051364344.9453.82------9198.962.9
2000Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn242B2--22--441.0002.00------912.21.4
2000San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24SS30-2243779211118116.9833.870.52-----3781.118.5
2000San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn242B4-1628221210.8332.500.63-----3710.82.5
2001Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol253B12--821-229291.0002.42------2352.28.5
2001Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn25SS9--1820244038.9504.22------1181.86.3
2001Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol252B6--415-219191.0003.17------2326.14.3
2001Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol25SS4--26-1881.0002.00------2317.42.8
2002New Haven Ravens EastAAsln26SS32--4391812142134.9444.19------5855.222.9
2002New Haven Ravens EastAAsln263B16--1229554641.8912.56------5827.611.4
2002New Haven Ravens EastAAsln262B13--1741286058.9674.46------5822.49.3
2002Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln26SS39--561001222168156.9294.00------39100.027.5
2002Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol262B10--1524384239.9293.90------1855.66.9
2002Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol26SS1--23--551.0005.00------185.60.7
2002Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol263B1--1---111.0001.00------185.60.7
2003Altoona Curve EastAApit273B81--401731517228213.9342.63------11471.157.4
2003Altoona Curve EastAApit272B11--1331164544.9784.00------1149.67.8
2003Altoona Curve EastAApit27SS10--1327144140.9764.00------1148.87.1
2004Altoona Curve EastAApit28SS30--31537119184.9232.80------7739.021.3
2004Altoona Curve EastAApit283B25--1130544641.8911.64------7732.517.7
2004Altoona Curve EastAApit282B12--1232284644.9573.67------7715.68.5
2005Somerset Patriots AtlIndy-29SS102--1582861159455444.9764.35------11092.772.9
2005Somerset Patriots AtlIndy-293B2--111-32.6671.00------1101.81.4
Ind Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS102--1582861159455444.9764.35------1020.00.0
Ind Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2--111-32.6671.00------20.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS30-2243779211118116.9833.870.52-----300.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B4-1628221210.8332.500.63-----40.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS143--1923593478585551.9423.85------1430.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B18--21413106562.9543.44------180.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B13--921-230301.0002.31------130.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 5 season(s)-   SS328--4759368618214971411.9434.30------3280.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B122--632322526320295.9222.42------1220.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B36--42104522151146.9674.06------360.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS14--2126635347.8873.36------140.00.0
Rk Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS7--1125353936.9235.14------70.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1997Arizona Padres ArizRksdn21----7------
1997Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+sdn21----14------
1998Mobile BayBears SouAAsdn22----130------
1999Mobile BayBears SouAAsdn23----126------
2000Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn24---290------
2000San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24---430------
2001Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol25---6412-----
2001Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn25----9------
2002New Haven Ravens EastAAsln26---133216-----
2002Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln26----39------
2002Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol26---1011-----
2003Altoona Curve EastAApit27---111081-----
2004Altoona Curve EastAApit28---123025-----
2005Somerset Patriots AtlInd-29----1022-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999Peoria JavelinasArizona Fall LgMinor2332991322212121172200000.222.274.323.597325106.267.101.1726.6020.753.141.8949.5022.73
2001Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor25228081432061171400100.175.239.263.50221588.209.088.1757.9515.912.000.000.0035.71
2006CanadaWBCTournament3011000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs5417921365321822143600100.201.258.296.5545310194.239.095.1737.2218.562.571.0389.5027.78
World Baseball Classic Totals - 1 yrs11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
19972nd Team College All-American (SS)1
1999Southern League All-Star (SS)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2004-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-02-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
2003-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2002-12-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
2002-11-19Released by Cardinals. 
2002-05-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
2002-05-07Released by Rockies. 
2001-04-20Claimed on waivers by Rockies from Padres. 
1997-07-15Contractsigned 
* 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
1997San Diego Padres-21830,000-------830,000Signing Bonus out of 1997 Draft (1st round - 27th overall)
2000San Diego PadresTeam Payroll24175,000-79545-1,394,248200,0001,005,000
* 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