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David EcksteinTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1994-2010 MLB Years: 2001-2010
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
World Series Champion

PositionsSS-995, 2B-723, DH-30Position when Drafted2BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid Mark Eckstein
Height5-8Weight165BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 20,1975 [43.302]PlaceSanford,Florida
High SchoolSeminole (Sanford,FL)
CollegeUniversity of Florida (Gainesville,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 19th round (581st overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsLuke WrennService Time9.000 (2009)
MLB DebutApril 3,2001 [26.073]
OrganizationsANA [5] BOS [4] SLN [3] SDN [2] ARI [1] TOR [1] Awards5Awards Voting3-45
TBC Player ID778Retrosheet IDecksd001MLBAM ID275930
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed78Power29Contact85XBH27RBIs38Runs59Hitting75Durability75Team.548Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1994University of FloridaSECNCAA-1ss191110320000012000000.200.333.200.5332012.200.000.100.26916.670.000.000.000.000.00
1995University of FloridaSECNCAA-1ss20562245878142641247343374100.348.447.509.95611422270.387.161.388.42512.5912.220.972.2237.3328.21
1996University of FloridaSECNCAA-1ss216830276102193960346302997200.338.411.510.92115431350.350.172.364.4048.578.290.972.5733.5630.39
1997University of FloridaSECNCAA-1ss226427685941838343582723251300.341.441.514.95514229332.347.173.370.4238.136.930.852.4134.5030.85
1997Lowell SpinnersNYPLA-bos112b226824943751144392153329128112.301.407.426.83310619303.327.125.321.37610.899.570.881.3262.2525.33
1998Sarasota Red SoxFSLA+bos-2b231355039915429435845168751221238.306.428.398.82620036615.335.092.322.37814.158.290.590.49167.6723.38
1999Trenton ThunderEastAAbos-2b24131483109151225652321389482513506.313.440.416.85620133615.334.103.327.39314.477.800.540.9880.5021.85
2000Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAana-2b25155217188038539150000.346.485.6731.158351166.313.327.538.49013.641.520.114.5517.3361.11
2000Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos22b25119422771042001311186045209408.246.364.301.66512721515.271.055.204.31611.658.740.750.19422.0020.19
2000Totals for AAA-AAA         1344749412228043916116946259408.257.378.342.72016232581.276.085.241.33611.887.920.670.69118.5026.23
2001Anaheim AngelsALMLBana22ss2615358282166262441294436021162011.285.355.357.71220832664.312.072.189.3216.489.041.400.60145.5019.28
2002Anaheim AngelsALMLBana22ss27152608107178226863211345442714807.293.363.388.75123636702.301.095.183.3366.416.270.981.1476.0020.22
2003Anaheim AngelsALMLBana22ss281204525911422133116536451510409.252.325.325.65014726517.272.073.177.2966.968.701.250.58150.6722.81
2004Anaheim AngelsALMLBana22ss2914256692156241235165424913142111.276.339.332.67118827637.298.056.150.3036.597.691.170.31283.0017.31
2005St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22ss301586309018526786111858441384013.294.363.395.75824941713.304.101.198.3388.136.170.761.1278.7522.16
2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22ss3112350068146181223763141153307.292.350.344.69417221552.313.052.116.3135.627.431.320.36250.0014.38
2007St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22ss32117434581342303311012422127709.309.356.382.73816626484.315.073.150.3304.964.550.920.62144.6719.40
2008Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-ss33514421000002110000.143.294.214.5083117.154.071.214.25411.765.880.500.000.0050.00
2008Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor11ss3376260277218012321242789216.277.354.358.7129319303.303.081.177.3227.928.911.130.33260.0026.39
2008Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari42b3318645143014007510101.219.301.313.61420473.220.094.203.2809.596.850.711.3764.0028.57
2008Totals for MLB-MLB         94324328621022721313299317.265.343.349.69211323376.287.084.182.3148.248.511.030.53162.0026.74
2009San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn222b3413650364131272251313946913418.260.323.334.65716831568.281.074.155.2966.878.101.180.35251.5023.66
2010Fort Wayne TinCapsMidwAsdn-2b3539131003002010000.333.500.444.9444112.333.111.333.43316.670.000.000.000.0033.33
2010San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn222b3511644249118230129812735912206.267.321.326.64714424492.287.059.136.2945.497.111.300.20442.0020.34
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter13115041701141423220353921234537641814310639388.280.345.355.70017912875705.298.075.165.0006.597.331.110.61144.0320.30
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter476173235050792131719111445282175863112424.293.414.390.8046761222143.316.097.300.00013.168.170.620.79101.8824.06
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1344749412228043916116946259408.257.378.342.72016232581.276.085.241.00011.887.920.670.69118.5026.23
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter131483109151225652321389482513506.313.440.416.85620133615.334.103.327.00014.477.800.540.9880.5021.85
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14051710315630435845168952231238.302.425.393.81820337632.330.091.319.00014.088.230.580.47172.3323.72
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter39131003002010000.333.500.444.9444112.333.111.333.00016.670.000.000.000.0033.33
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6824943751144392153329128112.301.407.426.83310619303.327.125.321.00010.899.570.881.3262.2525.33
NCAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter19981222227651823135932293854112600.340.431.507.93841282964.356.167.369.0009.658.820.912.3935.3029.71
Anaheim Angels Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter56722083406149410171708227166198765416138.278.347.353.7007791212520.297.075.175.0006.597.861.190.67129.8819.71
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3981564216465678131152815113107401814029.297.357.375.732587881749.310.078.159.0006.466.120.950.74120.3118.92
San Diego Padres Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter252945113249502380112668118256114.263.322.330.652312551060.284.067.146.0006.237.641.230.28315.0022.09
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter76260277218012321242789216.277.354.358.7129319303.303.081.177.0007.928.911.130.33260.0026.39
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter18645143014007510101.219.301.313.61420473.220.094.203.0009.596.850.711.3764.0028.57
Average MLB - Per 162 games16262387175292448156465218135011.280.345.355.70022135705.298.075.165.0006.597.331.110.61144.0320.30
Average Minor - Per 162 games162589119173314665391596602911418.293.414.390.80423042729.316.097.300.00013.168.170.620.79101.8824.06

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1997Lowell Spinners NYPLA-bos222B66--139166934314305.9714.62------6897.186.8
1998Sarasota Red Sox FSLA+bos232B115--197323654526520.9894.52------13585.283.9
1998Sarasota Red Sox FSLA+bos23SS16--1745-862621.0003.88------13511.911.7
1999Trenton Thunder EastAAbos242B127--232359987600591.9854.65------13196.989.4
2000Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos252B115--183318458505501.9924.36------11996.680.4
2000Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAana252B15--2728-455551.0003.67------15100.010.6
2000Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos25SS1---6--661.0006.00------1190.80.7
2001Anaheim AngelsALMLBana26SS126-10511783331566526511.9714.060.49-----15382.477.8
2001Anaheim AngelsALMLBana26DH14---------------1539.28.6
2001Anaheim AngelsALMLBana262B14-1162234395956.9494.000.48-----1539.28.6
2002Anaheim AngelsALMLBana27SS147-12762073971491618604.9774.110.47-----15296.790.7
2002Anaheim AngelsALMLBana27DH3---------------1522.01.9
2003Anaheim AngelsALMLBana28SS116114985193293867494486.9844.190.49-----12096.771.6
2003Anaheim AngelsALMLBana28DH3---------------1202.51.9
2004Anaheim AngelsALMLBana29SS1381361191198309675513507.9883.670.43-----14297.285.2
2004Anaheim AngelsALMLBana29DH1---------------1420.70.6
2005St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30SS156154134024451615122775760.9814.870.57-----15898.796.3
2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31SS1201191029178363687547541.9894.510.53-----12397.674.5
2007St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32SS1141129441643102059494474.9604.160.50-----11797.470.4
2008Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor33SS4--15--661.0001.50------580.02.9
2008Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor33SS575648469146933224215.9603.770.44-----7675.035.2
2008Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari332B18181523065-1495951.0005.280.63-----18100.011.1
2008Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor33DH9---------------7611.85.6
2008Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor332B6545714-421211.0003.500.47-----767.93.7
2009San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn342B1311241093228326279556554.9964.230.51-----13696.380.9
2010Fort Wayne TinCaps MidwAsdn352B3--29121211.9173.67------3100.02.1
2010San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn352B113107967191284-714754751.0004.200.49-----11697.469.8
MLB Totals for SS - 8 season(s)-   SS9746918300143126679360041914098.9784.210.49-----9740.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 4 season(s)-   2B2822542373478723517712061201.9964.260.51-----2820.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH30---------------300.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B130--210346462560556.9934.28------1300.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1---6--661.0006.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B127--232359987600591.9854.65------1270.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B115--197323654526520.9894.52------1150.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS20--1850-868681.0003.40------200.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B3--29121211.9173.67------30.00.0
A- Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B66--139166934314305.9714.62------660.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1997Lowell Spinners NYPLA-bos22---66-------
1998Sarasota Red Sox FSLA+bos23---11516------
1999Trenton Thunder EastAAbos24---127-------
2000Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos25---1151------
2000Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAana25---15-------
2001Anaheim AngelsALMLBana26---14126-----14
2002Anaheim AngelsALMLBana27----147-----3
2003Anaheim AngelsALMLBana28----116-----3
2004Anaheim AngelsALMLBana29----138-----1
2005St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30----156------
2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31----120------
2007St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32----114------
2008Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor33----4------
2008Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor33---657-----9
2008Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari33---18-------
2009San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn34---131-------
2010Fort Wayne TinCaps MidwAsdn35---3-------
2010San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn35---113-------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor2429981926710112217800000.265.374.357.731358115.289.092.26514.786.960.470.000.0030.77
2002Anaheim AngelsDiv SeriesMLB27418250001100011000.278.316.278.5945020.278.000.0560.000.000.000.000.000.00
2002Anaheim AngelsChamp. SeriesMLB27521160002000210000.286.318.286.6046022.316.000.0000.009.090.000.000.000.00
2002Anaheim AngelsWorld SeriesMLB27729690003103200100.310.364.310.6749033.321.000.1389.096.060.670.000.000.00
2004Anaheim AngelsDiv SeriesMLB29312240000000100000.333.333.333.6664012.364.000.0000.008.330.000.000.000.00
2005St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB30313350014001101000.385.429.6151.0448115.364.230.3086.676.671.006.6713.0020.00
2005St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB30620540002113220100.200.346.200.5464026.211.000.15011.547.690.670.000.000.00
2006St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB31225911206009218310101.339.420.441.86126669.351.102.25411.594.350.380.000.0030.00
2006St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB31415120001100011001.133.188.133.3212017.133.000.0670.000.000.000.000.000.00
2006St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB31726361011304020000.231.375.385.76010232.200.154.42312.500.000.003.1326.0033.33
2006St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB31522383004001100001.364.391.500.89111323.381.136.1824.354.351.000.000.0037.50
2007St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB321543293003104510000.209.292.279.57112348.237.070.1868.3310.421.250.000.0033.33
2008Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB3320514114018004121002.216.298.353.65118558.204.137.2166.901.720.251.7251.0045.45
2009San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB3422589246109026301100.414.462.5521.01432766.429.138.2079.094.550.500.000.0029.17
2010San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB3516509150004103100000.300.340.300.64015053.306.000.0805.661.890.330.000.000.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs29981926710112217800000.265.374.357.731358115.289.092.26514.786.960.470.000.0030.77
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs95261357919113343251342203.303.370.395.76510321294.313.092.1928.504.420.520.34261.0026.58
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 4 yrs14588160016201223001.276.311.328.63919164.273.052.1031.563.132.001.5658.006.25
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs18679161015417450100.239.350.299.64920280.238.060.2098.755.000.571.2567.0012.50
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs12519173007104300101.333.375.392.76720356.347.059.1577.145.360.750.000.0017.65

Awards [5]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1995Southeastern Conference All-Conference Team (2B)1
1998Florida State League All-Star Team (UT)1
1999Eastern League All-Star Team (2B)1
2005MLBPA Heart and Hustle Award1
2006World Series MVP1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-11-07Free AgentGranted free agency 
2010-08-21InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-07-21InjuredDisabled -- Right Calf Strain 
2009-07-28InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-07-06InjuredDisabled -- Strained right hamstring 
2009-01-15ContractSigned by Padres (1-year) 
2008-08-31TradeTraded by Blue Jays to Diamondbacks for Chad Beck 
2008-05-27InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-05-08InjuredDisabled -- Strained right hip 
2007-12-14ContractSigned by Blue Jays (1-year) 
2007-07-12InjuredActivated from DL 
2007-06-16InjuredDisabled -- Strained lower back 
2006-09-15InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-08-23InjuredDisabled -- - 
2004-12-23ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
2004-12-21Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-09-09InjuredActivated from DL 
2000-08-16Claimed on waivers by Angels from Red Sox. 
1997-06-06Contractsigned 
* 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
2001Anaheim AngelsTeam Payroll26200,000-77127-1,897,758200,000200,000
2002Anaheim AngelsTeam Payroll27280,000-59522352,011,045200,000480,000
2003Anaheim AngelsTeam Payroll28425,000-51417362,163,527300,000905,000
2004Anaheim AngelsTeam Payroll292,150,000-2601472++2,070,100300,0003,055,000
2005St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll302,333,333-2831369++2,189,055300,0005,388,333
2006St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll313,333,333-2221473++2,365,072327,0008,721,666
2007St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll324,583,333-178778++2,459,737380,00013,304,999
2008Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll334,500,000-197779++2,696,252390,00017,804,999
2008Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll334,500,000-197879++2,696,252390,00017,804,999
2009San Diego PadresTeam Payroll34850,00094329472,746,792400,00018,654,999
2010San Diego PadresTeam Payroll351,000,000-41310552,812,412400,00019,654,999
* 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