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Jason MichaelsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2012 MLB Years: 2001-2011
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PositionsLF-426, OF-385, CF-172, RF-145, DH-9, 3B-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJason Drew Michaels
Height6-0Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 4,1976 [41.354]PlaceTampa,Florida
High SchoolJesuit (Tampa,FL)
CollegeUniversity of Miami (Miami,FL), Northwest Florida State College (Niceville,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Philadelphia Phillies [Team Picks] in the 4th round (104th overall) of the 1998 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 15th round (464th overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Tampa Bay Rays [Team Picks] in the 44th round (1314th overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the San Diego Padres [Team Picks] in the 49th round (1323rd overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry DraftService Time10.016 (2011)
MLB DebutApril 6,2001 [24.337]
OrganizationsPHI [8] CLE [3] HOU [3] PIT [1] WAS [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID7564Retrosheet IDmichj001MLBAM ID346859
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed48Power68Contact50XBH66RBIs62Runs51Hitting66Durability55Team.522Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1997University of MiamiIndyNCAANCAA-1lf2168258711063231589144392800000.411.488.7331.22118950297.423.322.512.51713.139.430.725.0517.2047.17
1998University of MiamiIndyNCAANCAA-1lf226119675741611965187633400000.378.529.7601.28914936259.385.382.760.53624.3213.130.547.3410.3248.65
1998Batavia MuckdogsNYPLA-phi-of22672354563143114942406940235.268.381.494.87511628281.331.226.404.37814.2324.561.733.9121.3644.44
1999Clearwater PhilliesFSLA+phi12of231224519113831614651076810331627.306.396.494.89022351529.365.188.346.38812.8519.471.512.6532.2136.96
2000Reading PhilliesEastAAphi12of2411343771129304107474288733719.295.337.451.78819744478.343.156.227.3405.8618.203.112.0943.7034.11
2001Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-of251094185810919317691133712680127.261.332.443.77518539464.333.182.289.3357.9727.163.413.6624.5935.78
2001Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22lf2566010001000200000.167.167.167.334106.250.000.000.1480.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2002Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-of26932392007135500200.281.359.344.70311239.310.063.156.31512.8212.821.000.000.0022.22
2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22cf2681105162810321111133310211.267.347.476.8235015121.361.209.333.35110.7427.272.541.6552.5053.57
2003Clearwater PhilliesFSLA+phi-of27414100000002400000.000.125.000.1250016.000.000.143.08812.5025.002.000.000.000.00
2003Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22lf-rf2776109203611051700152210013.330.416.569.9856216125.378.239.376.42112.0017.601.474.0021.8044.44
2004Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22cf-lf281152994482120104022428020313.274.364.415.77912422346.340.141.281.34412.1423.121.902.8929.9026.83
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22cf29105289548816243133444542413.304.399.415.81412022343.344.111.263.36212.8313.121.021.1772.2525.00
2006Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-of3027130011000000001.429.429.8571.286617.333.428.429.5360.000.000.0014.297.0033.33
2006Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle8lf3012349477132321955954310132606.267.326.391.71719342548.315.124.219.3157.8518.432.351.6454.8931.82
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle8lf31105267437211173934205032313.270.324.397.72110619295.305.127.199.3176.7816.952.502.3738.1426.39
2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle8lf32215831240091141311300.207.258.276.53416467.250.069.138.2395.9719.403.250.000.0033.33
2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit18rf-lf3210222825529184410235211109.228.300.382.6828718254.260.154.259.3039.0620.472.263.1528.5034.62
2008Totals for MLB-MLB         123286286413185321276522409.224.292.360.65210322321.258.136.234.2908.4120.252.412.4935.7534.38
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4lf33102135173212141612163810002.237.322.430.7525817152.301.193.304.33110.5325.002.382.6333.7553.13
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4lf34106186234714182600122940113.253.310.468.7788723203.260.215.280.3375.9114.292.423.9423.2548.94
2011Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAhou-rf-lf35520062002002500000.300.364.400.7648222.400.100.200.3409.0922.732.500.000.0033.33
2011Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4lf-rf358915610319021010113111015.199.256.295.5514611169.236.096.173.2466.5118.342.821.1878.0035.48
2012Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas22lf36351041121302120091900000.202.265.288.553305113.229.086.173.2507.9616.812.111.7752.0023.81
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter103123323326131401059299221824349622923738.263.335.407.7429502092629.308.144.250.0009.2418.872.042.2439.5334.09
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter46617182814781011655279331919141818418829.278.353.452.8057761721949.335.174.293.0009.8021.452.192.8231.2435.98
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1605817314826320911265315580328.255.324.413.73724049645.313.158.260.0008.2224.032.923.1029.0533.11
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11343771129304107474288733719.295.337.451.78819744478.343.156.227.0005.8618.203.112.0943.7034.11
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1264659213831614651077010731627.297.388.480.86822351545.354.183.340.00012.8419.631.532.5733.2136.96
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter672354563143114942406940235.268.381.494.87511628281.331.226.404.00014.2324.561.733.9121.3644.44
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1294541461804843415432111026200000.396.507.7441.25133886556.408.348.619.00018.3511.150.616.1213.3547.78
Cleveland Indians Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter24981912321647216103131067164751219.264.320.385.70531565910.307.121.206.0007.3618.022.451.7651.1930.09
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3838081342354952110066114182829410.291.380.442.82235775941.349.151.292.00012.1119.341.602.2338.4831.91
Houston Astros Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter297477501103521452223998611210.231.296.400.69619151524.262.169.252.0007.4418.702.512.6734.0746.36
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter10222825529184410235211109.228.300.382.6828718254.260.154.259.0009.0620.472.263.1528.5034.62
Average MLB - Per 162 games162366529622294733387831416.263.335.407.74214933413.308.144.250.0009.2418.872.042.2439.5334.09
Average Minor - Per 162 games16259798166356199711766145616310.278.353.452.80527060678.335.174.293.0009.8021.452.192.8231.2435.98

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1998Batavia Muckdogs NYPLA-phi22OF65--9315-9994.9491.45------6797.085.5
1999Clearwater Phillies FSLA+phi23OF90--2471212260259.9962.88------12273.866.2
2000Reading Phillies EastAAphi24OF111--244861258252.9772.27------11398.278.2
2001Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi25OF104--1684-11721721.0001.65------10995.472.7
2001Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25LF1-2-------------616.70.6
2002Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi26OF9--151--16161.0001.78------9100.06.3
2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26CF14-66112--13131.0000.930.20-----8117.38.7
2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26RF7-358---881.0001.140.23-----818.64.3
2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26LF6-123---331.0000.500.25-----817.43.7
2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26DH2---------------812.51.2
2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi263B1----2-2---------811.20.6
2003Clearwater Phillies FSLA+phi27OF4--10---10101.0002.50------4100.03.0
2003Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27LF23582133--16161.0000.700.20-----7630.314.2
2003Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27RF1366816-1-1716.9411.230.24-----7617.18.0
2003Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27CF53298---881.0001.600.28-----766.63.1
2004Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28CF44403239513-9996.9702.180.30-----11538.327.2
2004Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28LF3923227493-252521.0001.330.23-----11533.924.1
2004Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28RF12567221--23231.0001.920.34-----11510.47.4
2004Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28DH1---------------1150.90.6
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29CF7562536161521168166.9882.210.31-----10571.446.3
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29LF22246111-112121.0000.550.26-----10521.013.6
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29RF13453132--15151.0001.150.28-----10512.48.0
2006Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle30OF2--6---661.0003.00------2100.01.4
2006Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30LF1171151009214622222220.9911.880.22-----12395.172.2
2006Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30DH22--------------1231.61.2
2006Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30RF1192---221.0002.000.22-----1230.80.6
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31LF74555001174--1211211.0001.640.24-----10570.545.7
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31RF271011629-1-3029.9671.070.25-----10525.716.7
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31DH2---------------1051.91.2
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31CF1-11---111.0001.001.00-----1051.00.6
2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32RF37252487313-7774.9612.000.30-----10236.322.8
2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32LF191412829---29291.0001.530.23-----10218.611.7
2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32LF151197232--25251.0001.670.26-----2171.49.3
2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32CF865722---22221.0002.750.39-----1027.84.9
2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32RF65451511-1716.9412.670.36-----2128.63.7
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33LF3149018---18181.0000.580.20-----10230.419.1
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33CF141210230---30301.0002.140.29-----10213.78.6
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33RF32204---441.0001.330.20-----1022.91.9
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34LF4118204351--36361.0000.880.18-----10638.725.3
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34CF1186914---14141.0001.270.20-----10610.46.8
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34RF54367---771.0001.400.19-----1064.73.1
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34DH2---------------1061.91.2
2011Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou35LF2--2---221.0001.00------540.01.4
2011Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou35RF2--3---331.0001.50------540.01.4
2011Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35LF2617158361--37371.0001.420.23-----8929.216.0
2011Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35RF16129523---23231.0001.440.24-----8918.09.9
2012Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas36LF10--12---12121.0001.20------3528.66.9
2012Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas36RF3--6---661.0002.00------358.62.1
MLB Totals for LF - 11 season(s)-   LF41426425555482125571569.9961.370.22-----4140.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 8 season(s)-   CF1721311183342851355350.9862.030.30-----1720.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 10 season(s)-   RF1407479221256-223217.9731.550.27-----1400.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH92--------------90.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1----2-2---------10.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF115--1895-11941941.0001.69------1150.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF12--14---14141.0001.17------120.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF5--9---991.0001.80------50.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF111--244861258252.9772.27------1110.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF94--2571212270269.9962.86------940.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF65--9315-9994.9491.45------650.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1998Batavia Muckdogs NYPLA-phi22---------65-
1999Clearwater Phillies FSLA+phi23---------90-
2000Reading Phillies EastAAphi24---------111-
2001Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi25---------104-
2001Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25------1----
2002Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi26---------9-
2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26-----16147-2
2003Clearwater Phillies FSLA+phi27---------4-
2003Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27------23513--
2004Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28------394412-1
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29------227513--
2006Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle30---------2-
2006Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30------117-1-2
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31------74127-2
2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32------19837--
2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32------15-6--
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33------31143--
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34------41115-2
2011Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou35------2-2--
2011Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35------26-16--
2012Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas36------10-3--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001Grand Canyon RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor253010023308242110113041100.300.388.540.9285414117.388.240.3609.4025.642.733.4225.0046.67
2006Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB302162131971211307903101.306.371.548.919341073.327.242.4039.5912.331.292.7431.0052.63
2007Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB311751121550251171000003.294.379.510.88926758.333.216.35312.0717.241.433.4525.5046.67
2008Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB32185210143135217810001.269.367.538.90528760.268.269.42311.6713.331.145.0017.3350.00
2009Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB3326473121115102800101.255.280.383.66318350.282.128.1914.0016.004.002.0047.0025.00
2010Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB3420479135028004410500.277.316.511.82724757.239.234.3197.027.021.003.5123.5053.85
2011Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB35235911228028104710202.373.409.6101.019361066.385.237.3226.0610.611.753.0329.5045.45
2012Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB362041191017013310100.220.283.317.60013246.211.097.1466.526.521.002.1741.0022.22
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs3010023308242110113041100.300.388.540.9285414117.388.240.3609.4025.642.733.4225.0046.67
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs145359591043031349833449431008.290.349.499.84817946410.296.209.3188.2911.951.443.1727.6244.23

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1997CWS Regionals Most Outstanding Player (Coral Gables)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-11-18LFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency36.198  
2012-10-08LFWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL36.157Team Roster on 2012-10-08
2012-06-22LF-RFWashington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured36.049Team Roster on 2012-06-22
2012-06-10LF-RFWashington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)-Minors--36.037Team Roster on 2012-06-10
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-03-29Released by Nationals 
2011-12-11ContractSigned by Nationals 
2011-10-30Free AgentGranted free agency 
2011-05-13InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-04-26InjuredDisabled -- Subluxation of left shoulder 
2010-01-14ContractSigned by Astros 
2008-12-15ContractSigned by Astros (1-year) 
2008-05-08TradeTraded by Indians with cash considerations for a player to be named later 
2007-01-22ContractSigned by Indians (2-years) to avoid arbitration 
2006-07-04InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-06-24InjuredDisabled -- - 
2006-01-27TradeTraded by Phillies to Indians for Arthur Rhodes 
2003-04-13InjuredActivated from DL 
1998-06-19Contractsigned 
* 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
2001Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll25200,000-77144-1,897,758200,000200,000
2002Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll26200,000-75738-2,011,045200,000400,000
2003Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll27305,000-65927172,163,527300,000705,000
2004Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll28335,000-58728342,070,100300,0001,040,000
2005Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll29825,000-41219552,189,055300,0001,865,000
2006Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll301,500,000-34113572,365,072327,0003,365,000
2007Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll312,050,000-32313602,459,737380,0005,415,000
2008Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll322,200,000-30714662,696,252390,0007,615,000
2008Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll322,200,000-3077662,696,252390,0007,615,000
2009Houston AstrosTeam Payroll33750,000-44820432,746,792400,0008,365,000
2010Houston AstrosTeam Payroll34800,000-45817492,812,412400,0009,165,000
2011Houston AstrosTeam Payroll35900,00010.01645412492,722,607414,00010,065,000
* 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