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Gary MatthewsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1994-2010 MLB Years: 1999-2010
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PositionsCF-770, OF-680, RF-292, LF-181, DH-22, 2B-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGary Nathaniel Matthews Jr.
Height6-3Weight200BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 25,1974 [43.303]PlaceSan Francisco,California
High SchoolGranada Hills (Granada Hills,CA)
CollegeMission College (Santa Clara,CA)

DraftedSelected by the San Diego Padres [Team Picks] in the 13th round (366th overall) of the 1993 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 38th round (1074th overall) of the 1992 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsCraig WeismanService Time8.104 (2008)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1999-MLB-#73 ... 1999-SDN-#5
MLB DebutJune 4,1999 [24.283]
OrganizationsSDN [7] ANA [3] TEX [3] BAL [2] CHN [2] NYN [2] CIN [1] PIT [1] Awards1Awards Voting1-1
TBC Player ID731Retrosheet IDmattg002MLBAM ID150439
RelationshipsSon of Gary Matthews
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed73Power56Contact46XBH53RBIs50Runs65Hitting56Durability58Team.487Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1994Spokane IndiansNwstA-sdn24of195219123406101835195820114.209.286.251.537487213.299.042.131.2518.9227.233.050.000.0017.50
1995Clinton LumberKingsMidwAsdn-of20128421571001842402886810963318.238.349.314.66313224501.313.076.285.31113.5721.761.600.40210.5024.00
1996Rancho Cucamonga QuakesCalifA+sdn-of211234356511821117547860102642111.271.366.418.78418239507.338.147.283.35011.8320.121.701.3862.1433.05
1997Rancho Cucamonga QuakesCalifA+sdn-of22692686681154840104495730024.302.416.478.89412827320.360.176.381.39515.3117.811.162.5033.5033.33
1997Mobile BayBearsSouAAsdn-of22289014224121231152910211.244.352.378.730347108.328.134.322.32613.8926.851.931.8545.0031.82
1997Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         97358801031951052135648640235.288.400.453.85316234428.352.165.366.37814.9520.091.342.3435.8033.01
1998Mobile BayBearsSouAAsdn23of23722546278154751111555010326.307.428.480.90812226313.355.173.429.40017.5715.970.912.2436.2933.33
1999Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-of241214225710822395217658104704013.256.352.386.73816334491.316.130.294.33311.8121.181.791.8346.8931.48
1999San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn21rf-lf242336480007209900001.222.378.222.6008045.296.000.306.30520.0020.001.000.000.000.00
2000Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-of2560211275111352261184100134.242.300.393.6938319230.277.151.261.2987.8317.832.282.1742.2037.25
2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn51lf258015824301241430152811012.190.264.297.561477175.206.107.222.2538.5716.001.872.2939.5023.33
2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn19cf2610625841569193053385515024.217.320.364.6849419302.242.147.302.30312.5818.211.452.9828.6733.93
2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22cf264614722366151432224500104.245.341.401.7425912170.316.156.313.32812.9426.472.052.9429.4033.33
2001Totals for NL-NL         15240563921521444856010015128.227.328.378.70615331472.267.151.306.31212.7121.191.672.9728.9333.70
2002New York MetsNLMLBnyn252721000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2002Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal36rf271093445495253738155436915414.276.355.427.78214735397.324.151.305.34310.8317.381.601.7649.1436.84
2002Totals for MLB-MLB         1113455495253738155436915414.275.354.426.78014735398.322.151.304.34210.8017.341.601.7649.2936.84
2003Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal36,13cf284116221331212200392910004.204.250.327.5775315172.237.123.160.2545.2316.863.221.1681.0045.45
2003San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn13rf-cf281033065083191422125346610004.271.346.379.72511624341.335.108.242.3249.9719.351.941.1776.5028.92
2003Totals for MLB-MLB         14446871116312642128439520008.248.314.361.67516939513.300.113.214.3018.3818.522.211.1778.0033.62
2004Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex-of293814533479493641232900312.324.409.6281.0379122171.345.304.483.43013.4516.961.265.2616.1146.81
2004Texas RangersALMLBtex28rf29872803777171113651336410351.275.350.461.81112929317.317.186.318.34510.4120.191.943.4725.4537.66
2005Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex-of3015020001000100000.400.400.400.800205.500.000.000.3560.0020.000.000.000.000.00
2005Texas RangersALMLBtex14cf30131475721212551755924790013111.255.320.436.75620747526.280.181.295.3288.9417.111.913.2327.9438.84
2006Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex-of316211092001204010010.429.538.5241.06211226.429.095.381.46315.380.000.000.000.0022.22
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex14cf311476201021944461979107589940858.313.371.495.86630769690.343.182.281.3698.4114.351.712.7532.6335.57
2007Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana24cf3214051679130263187218455102206612.252.323.419.74221647579.279.167.300.3219.5017.621.853.1128.6736.15
2008Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana24rf-lf3312742653103193846834595402212.242.319.357.67615230477.292.115.232.3029.4319.922.111.6853.2529.13
2009Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana24cf34103316447919245041407420224.250.336.361.69711425360.313.111.247.31211.1120.561.851.1179.0031.65
2010Louisville BatsILAAAcin14cf3523101163271363272600001.317.361.495.8565011108.403.178.257.3746.4824.073.712.7833.6734.38
2010New York MetsNLMLBnyn19cf-rf35365891130011062401011.190.266.241.50714365.324.051.172.2309.2336.924.000.000.0027.27
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter1281410361210562252910848495364548491813292672.257.332.405.73716633624617.299.148.273.0009.8318.391.872.3437.9934.28
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter721256443068813036523339437376606277191354.268.365.408.77310462182993.330.140.309.00012.5620.251.611.7449.3131.69
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter2489001432475111261173210110200808520.274.356.442.798398881026.324.168.314.00010.7219.491.822.5334.6235.63
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter10134976102195964142708020537.292.408.453.86115833426.351.161.395.00016.4318.781.142.1138.7832.35
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter192703131199361515941712109159942315.283.385.441.82631066827.347.158.320.00013.1819.231.461.8146.8733.17
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter128421571001842402886810963318.238.349.314.66313224501.313.076.285.00013.5721.761.600.40210.5024.00
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5219123406101835195820114.209.286.251.537487213.299.042.131.0008.9227.233.050.000.0017.50
Texas Rangers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3651375211392861247170241013825351141120.285.349.468.8176431451533.317.183.293.0009.0016.501.833.0729.2636.99
Los Angeles Angels Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter37012581763126483016830814027180101028.248.325.383.7084821021416.292.135.264.0009.8919.141.942.1241.9332.69
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter15050675128374958158529825418.253.323.395.71820050569.295.142.259.0009.1417.221.881.5856.2239.06
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1864166586103134483538326036.207.299.339.63814126477.228.132.272.00011.1117.401.572.7332.0030.23
San Diego Padres Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1263425491191429145437510005.266.350.363.71312424386.331.097.249.00011.1419.431.741.0485.5026.37
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4614722366151432224500104.245.341.401.7425912170.316.156.313.00012.9426.472.052.9429.4033.33
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter385991130011062401011.186.262.237.49914366.314.051.169.0009.0936.364.000.000.0027.27
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625197713428414611255710722439.257.332.405.73721046584.299.148.273.0009.8318.391.872.3437.9934.28
Average Minor - Per 162 games16257697155298127521884136624312.268.365.408.77323549672.330.140.309.00012.5620.251.611.7449.3131.69

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1994Spokane Indians NwstA-sdn19OF51--9524110197.9601.90------5298.167.1
1994Spokane Indians NwstA-sdn192B1--1---111.0001.00------521.91.3
1995Clinton LumberKings MidwAsdn20OF127--245993263254.9662.00------12899.292.7
1996Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+sdn21OF122--2187162241225.9341.84------12399.287.1
1997Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+sdn22OF68--110652121116.9591.71------6998.648.6
1997Mobile BayBears SouAAsdn22OF26--453215048.9601.85------2892.919.0
1998Mobile BayBears SouAAsdn23OF68--184812193192.9952.82------7294.448.6
1999Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn24OF120--273771287280.9762.33------12199.284.5
1999San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24RF10--14---14141.0001.40------2343.56.2
1999San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24LF6--4---441.0000.67------2326.13.7
1999San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24CF2--4---441.0002.00------238.71.2
2000Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn25OF58--125542134130.9702.24------6096.740.3
2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25LF46-190552215957.9661.240.30-----8057.528.4
2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25CF21-125281--29291.0001.380.23-----8026.313.0
2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25RF1-21---111.0001.000.50-----801.30.6
2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26CF88-60215034-157153.9751.740.25-----10683.054.3
2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26CF44-35310013-104101.9712.300.29-----4695.727.2
2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26LF20-459---991.0000.450.20-----10618.912.3
2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26RF1-2-------------1060.90.6
2002Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27RF76-579130231135132.9781.740.23-----10969.746.9
2002Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27LF16-961511-1716.9411.000.17-----10914.79.9
2002Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27CF16-1253432-3937.9492.310.30-----10914.79.9
2002Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27DH2---------------1091.81.2
2003Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28CF4038346992--1011011.0002.530.29-----4197.624.7
2003San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn28CF3527247661--67671.0001.910.27-----10334.021.6
2003San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn28RF3522215471--48481.0001.370.22-----10334.021.6
2003San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn28LF332019537-1-3837.9741.120.19-----10332.020.4
2003Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28DH1---------------412.40.6
2004Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex29OF37--6612-6967.9711.81------3897.425.7
2004Texas RangersALMLBtex29RF6651476119421125123.9841.860.26-----8775.940.7
2004Texas RangersALMLBtex29CF3025221693--72721.0002.400.33-----8734.518.5
2004Texas RangersALMLBtex29LF311171--881.0002.670.73-----873.41.9
2005Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex30OF1--1-1-21.5001.00------1100.00.7
2005Texas RangersALMLBtex30CF9795846257552267262.9812.700.31-----13174.059.9
2005Texas RangersALMLBtex30RF2221189512125453.9812.410.28-----13116.813.6
2005Texas RangersALMLBtex30LF55408---881.0001.600.20-----1313.83.1
2005Texas RangersALMLBtex30DH1---------------1310.80.6
2006Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex31OF2--5-2-75.7142.50------633.31.4
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex31CF1421411227331872346339.9802.390.28-----14796.687.7
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex31RF33269---991.0003.000.35-----1472.01.9
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex31DH11--------------1470.70.6
2007Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana32CF1351331145362752374369.9872.730.32-----14096.483.3
2007Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana32DH4---------------1402.92.5
2008Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana33RF43363447722-8179.9751.840.23-----12733.926.5
2008Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana33LF37363135712-6058.9671.570.19-----12729.122.8
2008Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana33CF31232216634-7369.9452.230.31-----12724.419.1
2008Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana33DH13---------------12710.28.0
2009Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana34CF564643512511-127126.9922.250.29-----10354.434.6
2009Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana34RF28242184311-4544.9781.570.20-----10327.217.3
2009Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana34LF12108425-1-2625.9622.080.30-----10311.77.4
2010Louisville Bats ILAAAcin35CF23--4921-5251.9812.22------23100.016.1
2010New York MetsNLMLBnyn35CF1086928---28281.0002.800.41-----3627.86.2
2010New York MetsNLMLBnyn35RF722231--441.0000.570.18-----3619.44.3
2010New York MetsNLMLBnyn35LF3-4-------------368.31.9
MLB Totals for CF - 12 season(s)-   CF747536596217193831617881757.9832.350.29-----7470.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 11 season(s)-   RF29215920734941394516507.9831.740.24-----2920.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 10 season(s)-   LF18172978217571229222.9691.230.23-----1810.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 6 season(s)-   DH221--------------220.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF217--46913153497482.9702.22------2170.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF23--4921-5251.9812.22------230.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF95--2301143245241.9842.54------950.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF190--32813214362341.9421.79------1900.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF127--245993263254.9662.00------1270.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF51--9524110197.9601.90------510.00.0
A- Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1994Spokane Indians NwstA-sdn19---1-----51-
1995Clinton LumberKings MidwAsdn20---------127-
1996Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+sdn21---------122-
1997Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+sdn22---------68-
1997Mobile BayBears SouAAsdn22---------26-
1998Mobile BayBears SouAAsdn23---------68-
1999Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn24---------120-
1999San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24------6210--
2000Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn25---------58-
2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25------46211--
2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26------20881--
2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26-------44---
2002Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27------161676-2
2003Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28-------40--1
2003San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn28------333535--
2004Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex29---------37-
2004Texas RangersALMLBtex29------33066--
2005Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex30---------1-
2005Texas RangersALMLBtex30------59722-1
2006Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex31---------2-
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex31-------1423-1
2007Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana32-------135--4
2008Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana33------373143-13
2009Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana34------125628--
2010Louisville Bats ILAAAcin35-------23---
2010New York MetsNLMLBnyn35------3107--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2007Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB322060916303134141400100.267.308.467.77528665.295.200.3176.1521.543.504.6220.0037.50
2008Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB331849132220210403700102.449.472.6121.08430453.488.163.3065.6613.212.333.7724.5018.18
2008Los Angeles AngelsDiv SeriesMLB3335000000000200000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2009Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB34174181021212006800000.244.340.488.82820547.258.244.39012.7717.021.334.2620.5050.00
2009Los Angeles AngelsDiv SeriesMLB3411000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2009Los Angeles AngelsChamp. SeriesMLB3434100000001300000.000.200.000.200005.000.000.25020.0060.003.000.000.000.00
2010New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB35205691631252181710000.286.385.482.86727665.378.196.35712.3126.152.133.0828.0037.50
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs752063964102940102214610202.311.374.510.88410521230.359.199.3409.1320.002.193.9122.8932.81
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs46000000000200000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs34100000001300000.000.200.000.200005.000.000.25020.0060.003.000.000.000.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2006American League Player of the Week (September 11-September 17)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-06-24ContractSigned by Reds 
2010-01-22TradeTraded by Angels with cash to Mets for Brian Stokes 
2006-11-24ContractSigned by Angels (5-years) 
2006-04-12InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-04-01InjuredDisabled -- strained rib cage 
2005-06-08InjuredActivated from DL 
2005-05-15InjuredDisabled -- strained left hamstring 
2004-04-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
2004-04-02Released by Braves. 
2003-11-24Claimed on waivers by Braves from Padres. 
2003-05-23Claimed on waivers by Padres from Orioles. 
2002-08-25InjuredDisabled -- tendinitis in his right wrist 
2002-04-03TradeTraded by Mets to Orioles for John Bale. 
2001-12-28Purchased by Mets from Pirates. 
2001-08-10Claimed on waivers by Pirates from Cubs. 
2000-03-23TradeTraded by Padres to Cubs for Rodney Myers. 
1994-05-25Contractsigned 
* 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
1999San Diego PadresTeam Payroll24200,000-80732-1,454,491200,000200,000
2000Chicago CubsTeam Payroll25175,000-79537-1,394,248200,000375,000
2001Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll26225,000-69627231,897,758200,000600,000
2001Chicago CubsTeam Payroll26225,000-69628231,897,758200,000600,000
2002Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll27237,500-65721282,011,045200,000837,500
2002New York MetsTeam Payroll27237,500-65726282,011,045200,000837,500
2003San Diego PadresTeam Payroll28900,000-37710532,163,527300,0001,737,500
2003Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll28900,000-37718532,163,527300,0001,737,500
2004Texas RangersTeam Payroll29300,000-75531-2,070,100300,0002,037,500
2005Texas RangersTeam Payroll301,100,000-36411602,189,055300,0003,137,500
2006Texas RangersTeam Payroll312,387,500-2851565++2,365,072327,0005,525,000
2007Los Angeles AngelsTeam Payroll326,400,000-127785++2,459,737380,00011,925,000
2008Los Angeles AngelsTeam Payroll339,400,0008.10491791++2,696,252390,00021,325,000
2009Los Angeles AngelsTeam Payroll3410,400,000-76391++2,746,792400,00031,725,000
2010New York MetsTeam Payroll3511,400,000-69593++2,812,412400,00043,125,000
* 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