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Randy WellsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 2008-2012
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Rule 5 Pick

PositionsP-285, C-42, 1B-2Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRandy David Wells
Height6-4Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 28,1982 [35.321]PlaceBelleville,Illinois
High SchoolBelleville East (Belleville,IL)
CollegeSouthwestern Illinois College (Granite City,IL)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 38th round (1143rd overall) of the 2002 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 44th round (1324th overall) of the 2001 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsMark AdairService Time3.071 (2012)
MLB DebutApril 5,2008 [25.220]
OrganizationsCHN [11] TEX [1] TOR [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-3
TBC Player ID7429Retrosheet IDwellr001MLBAM ID448694
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (27.16%) -- Slider (24.97%) -- Sinker (24.03%) -- Changeup (16.98%) -- Cutter (4.95%) -- Curveball (1.91%)
Fastball Velocity [2012] - 89.13 - [2011] - 88.59 - [2010] - 89.89
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts40Walks47Hittable33SO/BB47vsPower33Hitting13Durability49Team.498Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2003Arizona CubsArizRkchn-Rel20003.6030300005.05220440001.809.00--7.207.201.00--
2003Lansing LugnutsMidwAchn-Rel20000.0010100101.01000000001.009.00------0.00--
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0003.0040400106.06220440001.679.00--6.006.001.00-3.70
2004Lansing LugnutsMidwAchn30S/R21664.433615210041107.211264539401214001.419.360.753.3410.113.03.500-
2005Daytona CubsFSLA+chn27S/R221022.744110310012298.29333305221065001.178.480.462.019.674.82.833-
2005West Tennessee Diamond JaSouAAchn28Rel22013.8660600219.013440740002.1412.54--6.753.860.57.000-
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R01032.8347103700143107.110637345291105001.258.830.422.429.173.79.7692.39
2006West Tennessee Diamond JaSouAAchn27ST23421.5912120000062.0451311213541000.936.500.291.887.804.15.667-
2006Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-ST23554.9613121000069.0874238723592001.5911.350.913.007.702.57.500-
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0973.36252410000131.013255499361133001.289.050.622.477.743.14.5633.14
2007Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn27S/R24564.5240931006295.2100544811411012101.479.411.033.869.502.46.455-
2008Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn27S/R251044.02271980010118.2127645315341023001.369.631.142.587.743.00.714-
2008Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor-Rel25000.0010100101.00000100001.00----9.00--0.00-6.13
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36Rel25000.0030300104.00000210000.46----4.152.080.50-4.06
2009Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn36ST26302.77550000026.0198817210001.006.580.352.427.273.001.000-
2009Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36ST2612103.05272700000165.0165675614461043161.288.980.762.505.662.26.5453.88
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36ST278144.26323200000194.0209979219631442061.409.680.882.926.672.29.3643.93
2011Peoria ChiefsMidwAchn-ST28012.4511000003.26310010001.6414.73----2.450.00.000-
2011Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-ST280113.5011000004.06761331002.2513.502.256.756.751.00.000-
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0028.2222000007.2121071341001.9614.091.173.524.701.33.0004.85
2011Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36ST28764.99232302100135.014176752347828021.399.381.533.135.451.74.5385.11
2012Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn36ST29337.89990000043.0523938618292001.6210.801.253.746.021.61.500-
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36S/R29125.341248002028.2351817124141022.0610.990.317.534.400.58.3335.29
2013Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex41ST30046.08550000023.2321916412202101.8612.171.524.567.611.67.000-
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter28324.089886122140527.055025824057183345141161.399.360.973.115.871.89.4671.22
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter46354.152009810200266664.06983523086122462522201.389.400.823.028.422.79.568-
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter26234.9010060400072378.04232332074513833512201.4810.011.063.277.932.43.531-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter431.8818126002171.2581715220581001.097.280.252.517.282.90.571-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1022.744110310012298.29333305221065001.178.480.462.019.674.82.833-
A Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter674.333816220051111.011967549401224001.429.530.723.209.773.05.462-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter003.6030300005.05220440001.809.00--7.207.201.00--
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter00--00000000.0000000000----------0.00--
Chicago Cubs Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter28324.099786112130526.055025824057182345141161.399.380.973.105.881.90.467-
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100101.00000100001.00----9.00--0.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12134.08413651020220.022910710024761436071.399.360.973.115.871.89.4801.22
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15124.156632340092220.023011610120742067101.389.400.823.028.422.79.556-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2002Arizona CubsArizRkchn-c1914416610040031622110.146.234.171.4057149.231.025.098.1876.1232.655.330.000.0016.67
2002Boise HawksNwstA-chn-c19916031000000910000.188.235.250.4854117.429.062.063.2220.0052.940.000.000.0033.33
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         23576920040032532110.158.234.193.42711266.273.035.088.1964.5537.888.330.000.0022.22
2003Lansing LugnutsMidwAchn-c20246751000010071403100.149.227.149.37610078.185.000.104.1858.9717.952.000.000.000.00
2006West Tennessee Diamond JaSouAAchn2723913010001000200000.077.077.077.1541013.091.000.000.0680.0015.380.000.000.000.00
2006Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-23812110001002310100.083.250.083.3331016.100.000.167.19012.5018.751.500.000.000.00
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1725120002002510100.080.172.080.2522029.095.000.080.1366.9017.242.500.000.000.00
2007Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn27244021220001000600000.095.095.095.1902021.133.000.000.0850.0028.570.000.000.000.00
2008Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn27252821320000001204003.095.136.095.2312026.105.000.048.1143.857.692.000.000.000.00
2009Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn36p2655010000000104000.200.200.200.400109.250.000.000.1790.0011.110.000.000.000.00
2009Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36p2626475930020027012001.191.224.255.47912361.225.064.106.2153.2811.483.500.000.0033.33
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36p2730521920030021509003.173.204.212.41611263.243.039.077.1893.1723.817.500.000.0022.22
2011Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-p2812000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2011Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36p2822432600010011306000.140.159.140.2996050.200.000.023.1372.0026.0013.000.000.000.00
2012Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn36p29510121001001200000.200.273.300.5733111.250.100.200.2579.0918.182.000.000.0050.00
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36p29124010000000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.000.2210.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter90146825500600537027004.171.199.205.404305178.229.034.068.0002.8120.797.400.000.0020.00
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter14320818283009001455413313.135.201.149.350313242.179.014.082.0005.7922.733.930.000.0010.71
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter87717810030041418103.113.169.127.2969185.138.014.070.0004.7116.473.500.000.0012.50
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter913010001000200000.077.077.077.1541013.091.000.000.0000.0015.380.000.000.000.00
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter246751000010071403100.149.227.149.37610078.185.000.104.0008.9717.952.000.000.000.00
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter916031000000910000.188.235.250.4854117.429.062.063.0000.0052.940.000.000.0033.33
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter14416610040031622110.146.234.171.4057149.231.025.098.0006.1232.655.330.000.0016.67
Chicago Cubs Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter90146825500600537027004.171.199.205.404305178.229.034.068.0002.8120.797.400.000.0020.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16226314459001100967049007.171.199.205.404549320.229.034.068.0002.8120.797.400.000.0020.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162236203230010001662515313.135.201.149.350353274.179.014.082.0005.7922.733.930.000.0010.71

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2002Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn19C14--1051821125123.9848.79-----114100.025.0
2002Boise Hawks NwstA-chn19C8--5231-5655.9826.88-----2988.910.5
2003Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn20P3--1---111.0000.33------3100.05.4
2003Lansing Lugnuts MidwAchn20C20--162192-183181.9899.05-----32483.314.8
2003Lansing Lugnuts MidwAchn201B2--2--1221.0001.00------248.31.5
2003Lansing Lugnuts MidwAchn20P1---------------244.20.7
2004Lansing Lugnuts MidwAchn21P36--108111918.9470.50------36100.025.7
2005Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn22P41--211211513.8670.32------41100.030.4
2005West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn22P6--22--441.0000.67------6100.04.3
2006West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn23P12--351-98.8890.67------12100.08.6
2007Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn24P40--710211917.8950.43------40100.027.8
2008Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn25P27--318-321211.0000.78------2896.419.0
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25P3-4-------------3100.01.9
2008Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25P1-1-------------1100.00.6
2009Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn26P5---3--331.0000.60------5100.03.5
2009Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26P27271651518113433.9711.220.20-----27100.016.8
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27P32321941825514843.8961.340.22-----32100.019.8
2011Peoria Chiefs MidwAchn28P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2011Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn28P1---------------1100.00.7
2011Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28P2323135512211917.8950.740.13-----23100.014.2
2012Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn29P9--47--11111.0001.22------9100.06.4
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29P1242827--991.0000.750.323260.0-12100.07.4
2013Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex30P5--15--661.0001.20------5100.03.5
MLB Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P9886527406283110102.9271.040.193260.0-980.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P87--1543246058.9670.67------870.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P18--571-1312.9230.67------180.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P41--211211513.8670.32------410.00.0
A Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P38--109112019.9500.50------380.00.0
A Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C20--162192-183181.9899.05-----3200.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--2--1221.0001.00------20.00.0
A- Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C8--5231-5655.9826.88-----280.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C14--1051821125123.9848.79-----1140.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P3--1---111.0000.33------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2002Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn19-14---------
2002Boise Hawks NwstA-chn19-8---------
2003Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn203----------
2003Lansing Lugnuts MidwAchn201202--------
2004Lansing Lugnuts MidwAchn2136----------
2005Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn2241----------
2005West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn226----------
2006West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn2312----------
2007Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn2440----------
2008Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn2527----------
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn253----------
2008Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor251----------
2009Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn265----------
2009Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2627----------
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2732----------
2011Peoria Chiefs MidwAchn281----------
2011Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn281----------
2011Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2823----------
2012Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn299----------
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2912----------
2013Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex305----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2006Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB23002.7040400106.2632133001.458.101.354.054.051.004.05.000
2007Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24003.0040400103.0341122001.679.003.006.006.001.0012.00.000
2008Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB25200.0081700108.0500049001.135.630.004.5010.132.250.001.000
2009Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26000.0002-2002214.0700000000.504.500.000.000.0000.00.000
2010Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27403.63660000022.123991713201.369.270.402.825.241.863.631.000
2011Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28112.10651000025.216860623100.875.610.002.108.063.832.81.500
2012Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29000.0031200007.1400001000.564.910.000.001.2300.00.000
2013Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB30104.50541000014.018874610001.7111.572.573.866.431.675.141.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 8 yrs812.233619170052101.082322572861301.097.310.622.505.442.182.85.889

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2762000001000001100.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2011Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2867000000000200000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.0000.0028.570.000.000.000.00
2012Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2931000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs1510000001000201100.000.000.000.0000012.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2013-04-30PFree Agent -RetiredRetiredAnnounced retirement30.245  
2013-04-08PTexas RangersRound Rock (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Round Rock (AAA)30.223Team Roster on 2013-04-08
2012-12-06PTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract30.100Team Roster on 2012-12-06
2012-10-08PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentElected free agency30.041  
2012-06-29SPChicago CubsIowa (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to Iowa (AAA)29.305Team Roster on 2012-06-29
2012-06-27RP-SPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment29.303Team Roster on 2012-06-27
2012-05-20RP-SPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Iowa (AAA)29.265Team Roster on 2012-05-20
2012-05-03PChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Iowa (AAA)29.248Team Roster on 2012-05-03
2012-04-22PChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Iowa (AAA)29.237Team Roster on 2012-04-22
2012-03-29PChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Iowa (AAA)29.213Team Roster on 2012-03-29
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-05-28InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-04-08InjuredDisabled -- Right forearm strain 
2008-04-16Returned to Cubs 
2002-06-06Contractsigned 
* 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
2008Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll25390,000-75334-2,696,252390,000390,000
2008Chicago CubsTeam Payroll25390,000-75335-2,696,252390,000390,000
2009Chicago CubsTeam Payroll26400,000-72431-2,746,792400,000790,000
2010Chicago CubsTeam Payroll27427,000-56823382,812,412400,0001,217,000
2011Chicago CubsTeam Payroll28475,000-54418402,722,607414,0001,692,000
2012Chicago CubsTeam Payroll29480,0003.07176028-2,954,887480,0002,172,000
* 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