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Mike WuertzTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2014 MLB Years: 2004-2011
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PositionsP-660Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael James Wuertz
Height6-3Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 15,1978 [39.248]PlaceAustin,Minnesota
High SchoolAustin (Austin,MN)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 11th round (334th overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsMark ServaisService Time6.139 (2012)
MLB DebutApril 5,2004 [25.111]
OrganizationsCHN [11] OAK [3] Awards0
TBC Player ID7514Retrosheet IDwuerm001MLBAM ID430900
Pitch Repertoire Slider (60.68%) -- Fastball (36.16%) -- Changeup (3.16%)
Fastball Velocity [2011] - 88.64 - [2010] - 89.54
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts74Walks43Hittable68SO/BB59vsPower68Hitting5Durability74Team.522Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1998Williamsport CubsNYPLA-chn-ST19753.4414140100086.0793633419591201.148.240.421.986.153.11.583-
1999Lansing LugnutsMidwAchn-ST2011124.80282801000161.019110486114412711001.4610.650.612.457.082.89.478-
2000Daytona CubsFSLA+chn-ST211273.78282803200171.0166797215641427101.348.720.793.367.462.22.632-
2001West Tennessee Diamond JaSouAAchn35ST22493.99272701100160.01608071205813510001.369.001.133.267.592.33.308-
2002Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn34ST23955.55282710010154.018510995246913111001.6510.811.404.037.661.90.643-
2003Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn30S/R24394.574316270041124.014070631635922001.4110.161.162.546.682.63.250-
2004Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn17R/CL25112.423703700351944.2301312415590001.016.040.813.0211.893.93.500-
2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn43Rel25104.34310310011129.0221414417302101.346.831.245.289.311.761.0004.53
2005Chicago CubsNLMLBchn43Rel26623.81750750012075.2603632640897001.327.140.714.7610.592.23.7503.28
2006Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-R/CL27601.733003000241041.23010829673000.946.480.431.9414.477.441.000-
2006Chicago CubsNLMLBchn43Rel27312.6641041004040.2351412516421011.257.751.113.549.302.63.7503.93
2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn43Rel28233.48730730019072.0643028835796001.377.961.004.359.832.26.4003.95
2008Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn30Rel29013.60170170014420.01388214294001.355.850.906.3013.052.07.000-
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn43Rel29113.63450450013044.2442318420302001.438.870.814.036.041.50.5004.30
2009Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak48Rel30612.6374074009478.25225236231026000.955.950.692.6311.674.43.8572.37
2010Stockton PortsCalifA+oak-ST31000.0022000003.03000030001.009.00----9.000.00--
2010Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak48S/R31000.0043100004.24000330001.507.71--5.795.791.00--
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0000.0065100007.27000360001.308.22--3.527.042.00--
2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak48Rel31234.31480480014639.2352119621406001.417.941.364.769.081.90.4004.62
2011Stockton PortsCalifA+oak-S/R320012.0032100003.06441171002.3318.003.003.0021.007.00--
2011Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak-S/R32009.0031200003.03330250001.679.00--6.0015.002.50--
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R00010.5063300006.097713121002.0013.501.504.5018.004.00--
2011Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak48Rel32006.6839039007033.2372525526320011.879.891.346.958.551.23-5.46
2013York RevolutionAtlInd-Rel34422.86530530019650.0351616423625101.156.260.724.1111.092.70.667-
2014York RevolutionAtlInd-Rel35024.7018018004115.09148122174002.025.280.5912.919.980.77.000-
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter21113.714260426008911411.13491881714419844430121.327.580.964.309.642.24.6560.69
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter53494.19264148116637834974.010105164559933385950301.379.300.913.077.912.58.520-
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter19164.3416247115007834390.04052131894814738620001.419.301.103.378.862.63.543-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter493.99272701100160.01608071205813510001.369.001.133.267.592.33.308-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1273.86333213200177.0175837616651528101.358.880.813.307.712.34.632-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11124.80282801000161.019110486114412711001.4610.650.612.457.082.89.478-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter753.4414140100086.0793633419591201.148.240.421.986.153.11.583-
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter443.29710710023765.2443024545799101.366.030.696.1710.831.76.500-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1373.57265026500591260.02251171042712827018111.357.720.934.399.262.11.650-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter843.971610161003010150.01247167177017412011.287.341.014.1410.302.49.667-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1163.71226022600476220.0185100912310523616111.327.580.964.309.642.24.6470.69
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12114.1959332611188220.0227116102227519311101.379.300.913.077.912.58.522-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001West Tennessee Diamond JaSouAAchn35p2227352410010021506001.114.162.143.3055143.200.029.086.1444.6534.887.500.000.0025.00
2002Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn34p2328221100000011407000.045.087.045.1321030.125.000.045.0693.3346.6714.000.000.000.00
2003Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn30p244316031003001703100.188.222.250.4724121.300.062.125.2084.7633.337.000.000.0033.33
2004Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn17p25371000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn43p25301000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2005Chicago CubsNLMLBchn43p26752000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2006Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-27201000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2006Chicago CubsNLMLBchn43p2710000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn43p28712000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn43p29401000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter2176000000000501000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0071.430.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1557538200400437016101.107.150.133.28310296.205.026.080.0004.1738.549.250.000.0025.00
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1284014100300222010100.100.140.125.2655153.211.025.075.0003.7741.5111.000.000.0025.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter27352410010021506001.114.162.143.3055143.200.029.086.0004.6534.887.500.000.0025.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter2176000000000501000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0071.430.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624000000000401000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0071.430.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1627838200400439017101.107.150.133.283102100.205.026.080.0004.1738.549.250.000.0025.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1998Williamsport Cubs NYPLA-chn19P14--411111615.9381.07------14100.018.7
1999Lansing Lugnuts MidwAchn20P28--1016212826.9290.93------28100.020.0
2000Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn21P28--1517113332.9701.14------28100.020.1
2001West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn22P27--5205-3025.8330.93------27100.019.4
2002Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn23P28--618-124241.0000.86------28100.019.4
2003Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn24P43--611221917.8950.40------43100.030.3
2004Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn25P37--23--551.0000.14------37100.025.9
2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25P31-29-4--441.0000.130.14-----31100.019.1
2005Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26P75-7527-2991.0000.120.12-----75100.046.3
2006Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27P41-40231-65.8330.120.13-----41100.025.3
2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28P73-7229--11111.0000.150.15-----73100.045.1
2008Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn29P17---4--441.0000.24------17100.012.0
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29P45-44561-1211.9170.240.25-----45100.028.0
2009Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30P74-7847--11111.0000.150.14-----74100.045.7
2010Stockton Ports CalifA+oak31P2---------------2100.01.4
2010Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak31P4---1--111.0000.25------4100.02.8
2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31P48-3945--991.0000.190.23-----48100.029.6
2011Stockton Ports CalifA+oak32P3---------------3100.02.1
2011Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak32P3---------------3100.02.1
2011Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32P39-3312--331.0000.080.09-----39100.024.1
MLB Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P426-4102043226563.9690.150.15-----4260.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P132--1437235351.9620.39------1320.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P27--5205-3025.8330.93------270.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P33--1517113332.9700.97------330.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P28--1016212826.9290.93------280.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P14--411111615.9381.07------140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1998Williamsport Cubs NYPLA-chn1914----------
1999Lansing Lugnuts MidwAchn2028----------
2000Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn2128----------
2001West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn2227----------
2002Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn2328----------
2003Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn2443----------
2004Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn2537----------
2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2531----------
2005Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2675----------
2006Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2741----------
2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2873----------
2008Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn2917----------
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2945----------
2009Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3074----------
2010Stockton Ports CalifA+oak312----------
2010Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak314----------
2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3148----------
2011Stockton Ports CalifA+oak323----------
2011Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak323----------
2011Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3239----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2006Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB272116.201001000318.1181515362002.9619.443.246.482.160.3316.20.667
2007Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28103.8670700207.07332411001.579.002.575.1414.142.753.861.000
2008Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29000.00909001110.06100113100.705.400.000.9011.7013.000.90.000
2009Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB30000.0000000027.01310210102.0016.712.571.290.000.001.29.000
2010Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB31014.5020200002.0311011002.0013.500.004.504.501.004.50.000
2011Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB32007.5060600306.0995146002.1713.501.506.009.001.5013.50.000
2013Miami MarlinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB34000.0010100001.0000010001.000.000.009.000.000.000.00.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs325.2335035009441.356302481833201.7912.191.743.927.191.836.53.600

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2731000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2008Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2961000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs122000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2017Inland Empire 66ersCalifA+Minorana38Pitching Coach1406575.46414.03Chad Tracy
2018Orem OwlzPioRkMinorana39Pitching Coach000.000--0Dave Stapleton
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2013-03-08PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Marlins34.083  
2013-01-16PMiami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract34.032Team Roster on 2013-01-16
2012-05-02PCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract33.138Team Roster on 2012-05-02
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-10-25Released by Athletics 
2011-09-02InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-07-30InjuredDisabled -- Right thumb tendinitis 
2011-04-25InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-04-06InjuredDisabled -- Strained left hamstring 
2010-05-03InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-04-04InjuredDisabled -- Right Shoulder Tendinitis 
2009-02-02TradeTraded by Cubs to Athletics for Richie Robnett and Justin Sellers. 
2008-01-21ContractSigned by Cubs (1-year) 
1997-08-18Contractsigned 
* 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
2004Chicago CubsTeam Payroll25300,000-75543-2,070,100300,000300,000
2005Chicago CubsTeam Payroll26322,000-69228242,189,055300,000622,000
2006Chicago CubsTeam Payroll27327,000-74238-2,365,072327,000949,000
2007Chicago CubsTeam Payroll28415,000-54424322,459,737380,0001,364,000
2008Chicago CubsTeam Payroll29860,000-43520522,696,252390,0002,224,000
2009Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll301,100,000-40510502,746,792400,0003,324,000
2010Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll312,200,000-3149662,812,412400,0005,524,000
2011Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll322,800,000-2791270++2,722,607414,0008,324,000
* 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