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Matt PalmerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2014 MLB Years: 2008-2012
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PositionsP-372Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJonathan Matt Palmer
Height6-2Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 21,1979 [39.033]PlaceMemphis,Tennessee
High SchoolCaruthersville (Caruthersville,MO)
CollegeMissouri State University (Springfield,MO), Three Rivers Community College (Poplar Bluff,MO)

DraftedSelected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 31st round (937th overall) of the 2002 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsTodd ThomasService Time2.012 (2012)
MLB DebutAugust 16,2008 [29.148]
OrganizationsSFN [7] ANA [3] LAN [1] SDN [1] SEA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID6527Retrosheet IDpalmm001MLBAM ID461212
Pitch Repertoire Sinker (30.32%) -- Cutter (28.67%) -- Curveball (25.14%) -- Fastball (12.02%) -- Changeup (3.86%)
Fastball Velocity [2012] - 89.00 - [2011] - 88.35 - [2010] - 89.18
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts44Walks40Hittable56SO/BB38vsPower56Hitting7Durability59Team.490Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2001Missouri StateCollegeNCAAJr21ST22633.6514131600093.2865738035910001.298.26--3.368.742.60.667-
2002Missouri StateMVCNCAA-1Sr21S/R23534.7615123000070.0715537443718001.639.130.515.539.131.65.625-
2002Salem-Keizer VolcanoesNwstA-sfn-S/R23321.841697003053.2441511023495001.257.38--3.868.222.13.600-
2003Hagerstown SunsSALAsfn41R/CL24501.204404400412552.02177315563100.693.610.522.589.633.731.000-
2003Norwich NavigatorsEastAAsfn32Rel240013.5050500106.21211100553002.5516.20--6.756.751.00--
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--R/CL0502.594904900422558.1331817320616100.905.030.463.059.313.051.000-
2004Norwich NavigatorsEastAAsfn70Rel25473.06425370017879.0663527451817001.477.490.455.799.191.59.364-
2005Norwich NavigatorsEastAAsfn8Rel26012.671129004127.02214829202001.157.330.673.006.672.22.000-
2006Connecticut DefendersEastAAsfn32S/R27531.301596002062.050209110511000.967.220.141.447.365.10.625-
2006Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn-ST27644.0515150000091.09145411030643101.339.000.992.976.332.13.600-
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R01172.93302460020153.0141655011401154101.188.280.652.356.752.88.611-
2007Connecticut DefendersEastAAsfn-ST280010.8011000005.08662231002.0014.403.603.605.401.50--
2007Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn-ST281184.32292541010150.015580721751986001.379.301.023.065.881.92.579-
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST01184.53302641010155.0163867819531017001.399.461.103.085.861.91.579-
2008Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn49ST296104.18262511000142.01387166117214311001.488.750.704.569.061.99.375-
2008San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32ST29028.53330000012.217131211330022.3712.080.719.242.130.23.0007.24
2009Salt Lake BeesPCLAAAana35ST301111.7422000007.21310102350002.0915.262.353.525.871.67.500-
2009Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana32S/R301123.9340132710100121.010555531255695041.327.790.894.085.121.25.8464.70
2010Arizona AngelsArizRkana-S/R31000.0021100004.02000120000.754.50--2.254.502.00--
2010Salt Lake BeesPCLAAAana37S/R31232.721376003246.0321714419363001.106.220.783.696.991.89.400-
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0232.501587003250.0341714420383001.076.080.723.586.791.90.400-
2010Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana32Rel31124.5414113003033.2382017120172011.7210.160.275.354.540.85.3334.33
2011Salt Lake BeesPCLAAAana53ST329116.44242400000137.017010598146510918001.7211.170.924.277.161.68.450-
2011Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana32ST32115.74330000015.21911100470011.4710.91--2.304.021.75.5003.09
2012Tucson PadresPCLAAAsdn43ST33695.6621201000098.21206962342649001.6410.950.273.835.841.52.400-
2012San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn40Rel33009.0030300102.02221220002.009.004.509.009.001.00-10.60
2013Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAlan47ST34683.84252230010133.2127655715561314001.378.551.013.778.822.34.429-
2014Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea40S/R35285.4218135002273.0825444936516001.6210.111.114.446.291.42.200-
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1374.5663204310140183.0181101941594987081.488.790.734.564.761.04.6501.65
Minor League Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter66754.173091801292075381166.211536245429749096882201.408.870.753.777.451.98.468-
AAA Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter49624.75173153202074877.09285164648537470160101.489.500.873.837.171.87.441-
AA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter9112.9974175700249179.0158866097716014001.307.890.453.847.992.08.450-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter501.204404400412552.02177315563100.693.610.522.589.633.731.000-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter321.841697003053.2441511023495001.257.38--3.868.222.13.600-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0021100004.02000120000.754.50--2.254.502.00--
NCAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1164.12292546000163.2157112754781628001.448.630.224.298.912.08.647-
Los Angeles Angels Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1354.2257174010130169.216286801379937061.418.540.694.174.901.18.722-
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter009.0030300102.02221220002.009.004.509.009.001.00--
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter028.53330000012.217131211330022.3712.080.719.242.130.23.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1584.5675245110170220.0215120112181121168091.488.790.734.564.761.04.6521.65
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12144.1758342400147220.0217117102189218215001.408.870.753.777.451.98.462-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2004Norwich NavigatorsEastAAsfn70p25423000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2005Norwich NavigatorsEastAAsfn8p2622000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2006Connecticut DefendersEastAAsfn322758111000000500000.125.125.250.375218.333.125.125.1550.0062.500.000.000.00100.00
2006Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn-27921010000000901000.048.048.048.0961022.083.000.000.0420.0040.910.000.000.000.00
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         14291210000001401000.069.069.103.1723130.133.034.034.0730.0046.670.000.000.0050.00
2007Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn-2829434530020021522000.116.191.186.3778349.179.070.116.1804.0830.617.500.000.0060.00
2008Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn492926241100000011304001.042.080.042.1221029.091.000.042.0643.4544.8313.000.000.000.00
2008San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32p2934010000001200000.250.400.250.650105.500.000.250.32120.0040.002.000.000.000.00
2009Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana32p3036110000000301000.167.167.167.334107.333.000.000.1490.0042.860.000.000.000.00
2012Tucson PadresPCLAAAsdn43p33912121003001500000.167.231.250.4813113.286.083.167.2187.6938.465.000.000.0050.00
2013Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAlan47p3418321300000021303000.094.147.094.2413037.158.000.063.1195.4135.146.500.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter610120000001501000.200.273.200.4732012.400.000.100.0008.3341.675.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter140145813500500663210001.090.137.124.261185163.159.034.076.0003.6838.6510.500.000.0038.46
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter91132712400500655210001.091.143.121.264164150.156.030.076.0004.0036.679.170.000.0033.33
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter4913111000000800000.077.077.154.2312113.200.077.077.0000.0061.540.000.000.00100.00
Los Angeles Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter36110000000301000.167.167.167.334107.333.000.000.0000.0042.860.000.000.000.00
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter34010000001200000.250.400.250.650105.500.000.250.00020.0040.002.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162270275400000027135027000.200.273.200.473540324.400.000.100.0008.3341.675.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162168915600600773212001.090.137.124.261216189.159.034.076.0003.6838.6510.500.000.0038.46

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2002Salem-Keizer Volcanoes NwstA-sfn23P16--47--11111.0000.69------16100.021.1
2003Hagerstown Suns SALAsfn24P44--412--16161.0000.36------44100.032.6
2003Norwich Navigators EastAAsfn24P5---------------5100.03.5
2004Norwich Navigators EastAAsfn25P42--510111615.9380.36------42100.029.6
2005Norwich Navigators EastAAsfn26P11--37--10101.0000.91------11100.07.7
2006Connecticut Defenders EastAAsfn27P15--7101-1817.9441.13------15100.010.6
2006Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn27P15--416112120.9521.33------15100.010.4
2007Connecticut Defenders EastAAsfn28P1--211-43.7503.00------1100.00.7
2007Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn28P29--1122213533.9431.14------29100.020.1
2008Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn29P26--7152-2422.9170.85------26100.018.2
2008San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29P331213-2441.0001.330.33-----3100.01.9
2009Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana30P2--11--221.0001.00------2100.01.4
2009Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana30P4013121710-117171.0000.430.14-----40100.024.7
2010Arizona Angels ArizRkana31P2---------------2100.03.6
2010Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana31P13--15--661.0000.46------13100.09.0
2010Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana31P14133412-75.7140.360.15-----14100.08.6
2011Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana32P24--517422622.8460.92------24100.016.7
2011Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana32P331514--551.0001.670.33-----3100.01.9
2012Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn33P21--713212220.9090.95------21100.014.6
2012San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn33P3-2-1--111.0000.330.50-----3100.01.9
2013Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan34P25--819212927.9311.08------25100.017.4
2014Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea35P18--963-1815.8330.83------18100.012.5
MLB Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P63201831319233432.9410.510.17-----630.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 9 season(s)-   P173--53114166183167.9130.97------1730.00.0
AA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P74--1728314845.9380.61------740.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P44--412--16161.0000.36------440.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P16--47--11111.0000.69------160.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2---------------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2002Salem-Keizer Volcanoes NwstA-sfn2316----------
2003Hagerstown Suns SALAsfn2444----------
2003Norwich Navigators EastAAsfn245----------
2004Norwich Navigators EastAAsfn2542----------
2005Norwich Navigators EastAAsfn2611----------
2006Connecticut Defenders EastAAsfn2715----------
2006Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn2715----------
2007Connecticut Defenders EastAAsfn281----------
2007Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn2829----------
2008Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn2926----------
2008San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn293----------
2009Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana302----------
2009Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana3040----------
2010Arizona Angels ArizRkana312----------
2010Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana3113----------
2010Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana3114----------
2011Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana3224----------
2011Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana323----------
2012Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn3321----------
2012San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn333----------
2013Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan3425----------
2014Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea3518----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2006Scottsdale ScorpionsArizona Fall LgMinor27014.29770000021.018111011520001.577.710.436.438.571.334.71.000
2007San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB280013.5030300002.2644003002.7320.250.000.0010.12013.50.000
2008San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29012.57422000014.0844287001.145.141.295.144.500.882.57.000
2009Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB30000.0002-2002015.02000210001.4012.001.200.600.000.000.00.000
2009Los Angeles AngelsChamp. SeriesMLB300013.5020200202.25441120002.7316.873.373.376.752.0013.50.000
2010Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB310012.1042200009.2171313278102.6115.831.866.527.451.1412.10.000
2011Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB32105.23734000020.22613124614001.5811.321.742.616.102.335.661.000
2012San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB33002.7040400006.2572137001.296.751.354.059.452.339.45.000
2013Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB34013.6030300005.0992052102.8016.200.009.003.600.4016.20.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs014.29770000021.018111011520001.577.710.436.438.571.334.71.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs124.5225916002073.7915037113041201.6411.121.343.675.011.376.11.333
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs0013.5020200202.7544112002.2516.873.373.376.752.0013.50.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2008San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2921000000000101000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2011Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3221000000001100000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.00050.0050.001.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs82000000001201000.000.333.000.333004.000.000.50025.0050.002.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2014-08-18PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Mariners35.150  
2014-08-03PSeattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list35.135Team Roster on 2014-08-03
2014-07-28PSeattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured35.129Team Roster on 2014-07-28
2014-06-20PSeattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list35.091Team Roster on 2014-06-20
2014-06-14PSeattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured35.085Team Roster on 2014-06-14
2014-05-13PSeattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tacoma (AAA)35.053Team Roster on 2014-05-13
2013-12-22PSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract34.276Team Roster on 2013-12-22
2013-11-07PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency34.231  
2013-04-29PLos Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Albuquerque (AAA)34.039Team Roster on 2013-04-29
2013-01-10PLos Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract33.295Team Roster on 2013-01-10
2012-10-12PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentElected free agency33.205  
2012-06-09RPSan Diego PadresTucson (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to Tucson (AAA)33.080Team Roster on 2012-06-09
2012-06-04RPSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment33.075Team Roster on 2012-06-04
2012-05-20RPSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Tucson (AAA)33.060Team Roster on 2012-05-20
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-11-30ContractSigned by Padres 
2009-01-13ContractSigned by Angels to mimor league contract 
2002-06-07Contractsigned 
* 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
2008San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll29390,000-75326-2,696,252390,000390,000
2009Los Angeles AngelsTeam Payroll30400,000-72431-2,746,792400,000790,000
2010Los Angeles AngelsTeam Payroll31420,000-58823352,812,412400,0001,210,000
2011Los Angeles AngelsTeam Payroll32414,000-78924-2,722,607414,0001,624,000
2012San Diego PadresTeam Payroll33480,0002.01276033-2,954,887480,0002,104,000
* 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