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Matt MorrisTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1993-2008 MLB Years: 1997-2008
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-352Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMatthew Christian Morris
Height6-5Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 9,1974 [43.315]PlaceMiddletown,New York
High SchoolValley Central (Montgomery,NY)
CollegeSeton Hall University (South Orange,NJ)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 1st round (12th overall) of the 1995 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Milwaukee Brewers [Team Picks] in the 26th round (724th overall) of the 1992 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$850,000Signing ScoutsMarty MaierService Time11.000 (2007)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1996-MLB-#56 ... 1996-MLB-#2 ... 1997-MLB-#25 ... 1997-SLN-#1
MLB DebutApril 4,1997 [22.238]
OrganizationsSLN [10] PIT [2] SFN [2] Awards8Awards Voting3-69
TBC Player ID679Retrosheet IDmorrm001MLBAM ID119403
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Player Notes:   Member of the 1994 United States National Baseball team ... Opening day starter for St. Louis Cardinals in 2002-2004
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts45Walks76Hittable46SO/BB67vsPower46Hitting41Durability64Team.526Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1993Seton HallCollegeNCAAFrS/R18644.3316106410481.0975439024370001.4910.78--2.674.111.54.600-
1994Seton HallCollegeNCAASoS/R19553.8414104300077.0673833045530001.457.80--5.246.171.18.500-
1995Seton HallCollegeNCAAJrST201032.6814140420094.06433280541040001.266.13--5.179.961.93.769-
1995New Jersey CardinalsNYPLA-sln-ST20201.64220000011.0123213130301.369.820.822.4510.644.331.000-
1995St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+sln-ST20322.38660110034.022169111310200.975.820.262.918.212.82.600-
1995Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0522.20880110045.0341911214440501.076.800.402.808.803.14.7142.66
1996Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-ST2112123.88272704400167.0178797214481209001.359.590.752.596.472.50.500-
1996Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-ST21013.3811000008.08330190001.139.00--1.1310.139.00.000-
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST012133.86282804400175.0186827514491299001.349.570.722.526.632.63.4803.58
1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35ST221293.19333303000217.0208887712691495371.288.630.502.866.182.16.5713.51
1998Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-Rel23000.0010100114.04000020001.009.00----4.500.00--
1998Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-ST23104.50440000014.0168714211001.4310.290.642.5713.505.251.000-
1998Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0103.50541001118.0208714231001.3310.000.502.0011.505.751.0001.97
1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35ST23752.53171702100113.21013732842793031.268.000.633.336.261.88.5833.85
2000Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-ST25006.4322000007.08550470001.7110.29--5.149.001.75--
2000Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-ST25127.98330000014.22013132680001.7712.271.233.684.911.33.333-
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0127.48550000021.2281818210150001.7511.630.834.156.231.50.3334.33
2000St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35Rel25333.57310310012453.0532221317340021.329.000.512.895.772.00.5003.66
2001St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35ST262283.16343402100216.02188676135418551131.269.070.542.257.703.43.7333.05
2002St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35ST271793.42323201100210.0210868016641713061.308.990.682.747.322.67.6543.32
2003St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35ST281183.76272705300172.0164767220391203041.188.561.042.046.273.08.5793.90
2004St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35ST2915104.72323203200202.020511610635561313161.299.131.562.505.842.34.6004.93
2005Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+sln35ST30016.5222000009.2127702150001.4511.17--1.8613.977.50.000-
2005St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35ST3014104.11313102000192.22091018822371171181.289.761.031.735.473.16.5833.99
2006San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn35ST3110154.98333302000207.2218123115226311713141.359.450.952.735.071.86.4004.51
2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn22ST32774.35212103000136.216279661239731051.4710.670.792.574.811.87.5004.28
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35ST32346.1011110000062.0784442622293001.6111.320.873.194.211.32.4294.63
2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35ST33049.67550000022.04131246792022.1516.522.422.823.631.29.0007.03
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter121923.98307276312381241803.018678897991755091214309701.329.300.872.546.052.39.5680.88
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter19183.94484715511268.0280134118197922610501.339.360.632.647.552.86.514-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter235.65880000036.2442423311381001.5010.800.742.709.333.45.400-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter12123.89302914411178.0190847714521299001.369.610.712.636.522.48.500-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter333.30880110043.2342316113460201.087.010.212.689.483.54.500-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter201.64220000011.0123213130301.369.820.822.4510.644.331.000-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter21123.5744341011304252.022812510001231940001.398.13--4.396.921.58.636-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter101623.61237206311881241375.01368612552129378986236491.278.940.842.476.442.61.620-
San Francisco Giants Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter17224.73545405000343.03802021813410219023191.409.930.892.674.971.86.436-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter387.0416160000084.011975661229385021.7512.701.283.094.061.31.273-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings15113.98373433110220.02271089721621484191.329.300.872.546.052.39.5770.88
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings16153.94393814411220.02291099616651858401.339.360.632.647.552.86.516-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1996Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-p212726330002004601100.115.226.115.3413032.143.000.154.18012.5018.751.500.000.000.00
1996Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-p2112000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         2828330002004701100.107.212.107.3193034.136.000.143.16911.7620.591.750.000.000.00
1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35p22347341520060153602000.205.256.233.48917280.405.028.082.2286.2545.007.200.000.0013.33
1998Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-2311000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1998Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-p2342010000000001000.500.500.5001.000103.500.000.000.4490.000.000.000.000.000.00
1998Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         53010000000101000.333.333.333.666104.500.000.000.2990.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35p2317291210030051607000.069.206.103.3093141.154.034.207.16812.2039.023.200.000.0050.00
2000Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-p2521000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2000Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-p2532000000000001000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         53000000000101000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2000St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35p25303010000000103000.333.333.333.666106.500.000.000.3000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
2001St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35p263272510200500233011000.139.162.167.32912285.256.028.056.1482.3538.8216.500.000.0020.00
2002St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35p27317141230030032305000.169.203.211.41415379.250.042.085.1883.8029.117.670.000.0025.00
2003St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35p282652510201300216012001.192.222.288.51015366.257.096.135.2253.0324.248.001.5252.0030.00
2004St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35p29316241010060042608100.161.209.177.38611175.270.016.081.1805.3334.676.500.000.0010.00
2005St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35p3031574500020042308000.088.148.088.2365069.147.000.070.1195.8033.335.750.000.000.00
2006San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn35p313360212400600121014000.200.213.267.48016475.308.067.083.2101.3328.0021.000.000.0033.33
2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn22p3219383710010011006000.184.205.211.4168145.250.027.053.1882.2222.2210.000.000.0014.29
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35p321119361012000705000.316.316.526.84210224.455.210.211.3600.0029.170.004.1719.0033.33
2007Totals for NL-NL         3057613201300117011000.228.241.316.55718369.308.088.105.2441.4524.6417.001.4557.0023.08
2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35p3357021001000400000.286.286.429.715317.667.143.143.3080.0057.140.000.000.0050.00
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter30054335921802380127216081101.169.208.214.42211620652.276.045.092.0004.1433.138.000.31271.5021.74
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3834340002004903100.118.205.118.3234042.154.000.118.0009.5221.432.250.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter86010000000102000.167.167.167.334108.200.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3028330002004801100.107.212.107.3193034.143.000.143.00011.7623.532.000.000.000.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter23241927651101280125174056101.155.202.189.3917912501.261.034.091.0004.9934.736.960.20419.0018.46
San Francisco Giants Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter5298519500700231020000.194.210.245.455245120.284.051.071.0001.6725.8315.500.000.0026.32
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter16263820130001105000.308.308.500.80813331.500.192.192.0000.0035.480.003.2326.0037.50
Average MLB - Per 162 games16229319501001210115117044101.169.208.214.4226311352.276.045.092.0004.1433.138.000.31271.5021.74
Average Minor - Per 162 games16214513170009001738013400.118.205.118.323170179.154.000.118.0009.5221.432.250.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1995St. Petersburg Cardinals FSLA+sln20P6--33--661.0001.00------6100.04.6
1996Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln21P27--7172-2624.9230.89------27100.019.3
1996Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln21P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.6
1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22P33-217528513833.8681.000.15-----3497.120.4
1998Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln23P4--1---111.0000.25------4100.02.8
1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23P17-113417152221.9551.240.19-----17100.010.5
2000Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln25P2---------------2100.01.4
2000Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln25P3---3-1331.0001.00------3100.02.1
2000St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25P31-5334-1771.0000.230.13-----31100.019.1
2001St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26P34-2168322-4240.9521.180.19-----34100.021.0
2002St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27P32-2101122--33331.0001.030.16-----32100.019.8
2003St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28P27271721517--32321.0001.190.19-----27100.016.7
2004St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29P32322021729124746.9791.440.23-----32100.019.8
2005Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln30P2--13--441.0002.00------2100.01.4
2005St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30P3131192627123433.9711.060.17-----31100.019.1
2006San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31P33332072028345148.9411.450.23-----33100.020.5
2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32P21211371012122322.9571.050.16-----21100.013.0
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32P111162616-122221.0002.000.35-----11100.06.8
2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33P552222--441.0000.800.18-----5100.03.1
MLB Totals for P - 11 season(s)-   P30716018031072341418355341.9611.110.19-----3070.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P8--14-1551.0000.63------80.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P29--7172-2624.9230.83------290.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P8--46--10101.0001.25------80.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1995St. Petersburg Cardinals FSLA+sln206----------
1996Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln2127----------
1996Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln211----------
1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2233----------
1998Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln234----------
1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2317----------
2000Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln252----------
2000Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln253----------
2000St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2531----------
2001St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2634----------
2002St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2732----------
2003St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2827----------
2004St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2932----------
2005Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln302----------
2005St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3031----------
2006San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3133----------
2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3221----------
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3211----------
2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit335----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2000St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB25000.002002.0001000.500.000.004.500.000.000.00.000
2000St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB25004.912003.2322201.567.360.004.914.911.000.00.000
2001St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB26011.2020015.013251201.207.800.003.007.202.400.00.000
2002St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB27101.2911000007.07210230001.299.000.002.573.861.502.571.000
2002St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB27026.23220000013.016992660001.6911.081.384.154.151.006.23.000
2004St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB29015.1411000007.06442250001.147.712.572.576.432.505.14.000
2004St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB29005.40220000010.011663862101.909.902.707.205.400.755.40.000
2004St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB29018.3111000004.14440430001.958.310.008.316.230.758.31.000
2005St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB30103.0011000006.05220340001.337.500.004.506.001.333.001.000
2005St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB30015.0611000005.18431130001.7613.501.691.695.063.006.75.000
2006San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB31124.85550000026.03317143414001.4211.421.041.384.853.505.88.333
2007San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB32127.25660000022.13626180713201.9514.510.002.825.241.8610.48.333
2008Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB33038.03660000024.24524226610102.1116.422.192.193.651.678.76.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs276.6617170000073.0114675491737301.7914.051.112.104.562.188.26.222
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 5 yrs222.19734000037.0318921324001.197.540.493.165.841.851.95.500
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 4 yrs035.63752000032.038192061717211.7210.691.694.784.781.005.34.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs018.3111000004.3444043001.858.310.008.316.230.758.31.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB2624000000000300000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
2002St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB2714110002000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2002St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB2724000000000102000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
2004St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB2912000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2004St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB2922000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2005St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB3012110000000001000.500.500.5001.000103.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2005St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB3011000000000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2006San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3112010001000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2007San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3244000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs56010001000300000.167.167.167.334106.333.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 4 yrs512220002000501000.167.167.167.3342013.286.000.0000.0038.460.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs57000000000203000.000.000.000.0000010.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [8]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1994Big East Conference All-Conference Team (P)1
19951st Team College All-American (SP) ... Big East Conference All-Conference Team (P)2
1996Texas League All-Star (P)1
2001Baseball America First-Team Major League All-Star (SP) ... National League Player of the Week (August 13-August 19) ... NL Comeback Player of the Year3
2003National League Player of the Week (May 19-May 25)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2008-04-30Retired 
2008-04-27Released by Pirates 
2007-07-31TradeTraded by Giants to Pirates for Rajai Davis and a player to be named later 
2005-12-12ContractSigned by Giants (3-years) 
2005-04-19InjuredActivated from DL 
2005-04-05InjuredDisabled -- - 
2005-04-02InjuredDisabled -- shoulder problems 
2004-12-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
2004-11-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-07-22InjuredDisabled -- small fracture in the base of the second metacarpal bone on his right hand 
1999-11-08On disabled list 
1995-07-07Contractsigned 
* 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
1995St. Louis Cardinals-20850,000-------850,000Signing Bonus out of 1995 Draft (1st round - 12th overall)
1997St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll22150,000-76634-1,182,177150,0001,000,000
1998St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll23300,000-50122441,276,192170,0001,300,000
2000St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll25550,000-45527501,394,248200,0001,850,000
2001St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll261,200,000-37217591,897,758200,0003,050,000
2002St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll274,000,000-1781381++2,011,045200,0007,050,000
2003St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll2810,500,000-38196++2,163,527300,00017,550,000
2004St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll2912,500,000-20298++2,070,100300,00030,050,000
2005St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll302,500,000-2641271++2,189,055300,00032,550,000
2006San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll315,525,527-134984++2,365,072327,00038,075,527
2007Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll3210,037,2831157194++2,459,737380,00048,112,810
2007San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll3210,037,2831157294++2,459,737380,00048,112,810
2008Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll3310,037,283-73193++2,696,252390,00058,150,093
* 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