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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Matthew Lawton Jr.
Stat Years
1992-2006  [mlb] 1995-2006
Height/Weight
5-10 / 186
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
RF (787) ... LF (384) ... OF (332) ... CF (102) ... DH (53) ... 2B (50)
Draft Position
2B
Born Date/Place
High School
Harrison Central (Gulfport,MS)
Colleges
Gulf Coast State College (Panama City, Florida)
Draft
Selected by the Minnesota Twins in Round #13 (#336 overall) of the 1991 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Cal Ermer
MLB Debut
1995-09-05 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.307)
Service Time
Organizations
MIN [10] CLE [3] NYN [1] PIT [1] CHN [1] NYA [1] SEA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 836 ... retro id: lawtm002 ... mlbam id: 117566
Relations
Brother of Marcus Lawton, Cousin of Fred Lewis
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1992Gulf Coast Twins GCLRkmin-202b---153173394583226201272791700.260.375.376.7512176513.382.116.28512.4412.441.0086.50.9228.9
    1993Fort Wayne WizardsMidwAmin-21of---211134050972139382315654280230.285.410.444.85441515133.374.159.30215.6610.120.6537.82.1734.0
    1994Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min-22of---3122446791343017514219806422337.300.407.419.82653318738.350.119.33615.0112.010.8063.71.3128.4
    1995New Britain Rock CatsEastAAmin-23of---41144127511119513542695670122318.269.371.434.80548517937.342.165.29511.5514.431.2531.72.6833.3
    1995Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin5023ofL-S-E-P421601119411121171130001.317.414.467.88170286.267.150.37510.0015.711.5760.01.4331.6
    1996Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAmin-24of---553212406316173324263430202.297.379.481.86024310224.297.184.32410.7013.991.3130.32.8838.1
    1996Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin5024rfL-S-E-P57925234657164244282840216.258.339.365.7042869214.218.107.2689.799.791.0042.02.1021.5
    1997Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin5025rf-lfL-S-E-P6142460741142931460747681101137.248.366.415.78154819146.339.167.27313.8714.781.0732.92.5540.3
    1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin5026rfL-S-E-P715255791155366217716886641504610.278.387.478.86566226663.368.200.28212.999.670.7426.53.1740.7
    1999Gulf Coast Twins GCLRkmin-27of---814010001000200000.250.250.250.500410.000.000.5000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1999Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min-27of---8414381002103100000.571.647.6431.2901791.357.072.61517.655.880.330.00.0012.5
    1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin5027rfL-S-E-P8118406581051807542645742607711.259.353.355.70847614425.291.096.26911.978.820.7458.01.4723.8
    2000Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin5028rf-lfL-S-E-P91565618417144213882379163705810.305.405.460.86566425859.346.155.32213.709.490.6943.21.9634.5
    2001Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin5029rfL-S-E-P101033767111025010511966346302614.293.396.439.83544416535.348.146.31114.1910.360.7337.62.2531.8
    2001New York MetsNLMLBnyn2329rfL-S-E-P10481832445111313102223480002.246.352.366.7182136715.284.120.28810.3315.961.5561.01.4133.3
    2002Akron AerosEastAAcle-30of---11310100000003100000.000.231.000.2311300.300.000.00023.087.690.330.00.000.0
    2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1130rfL-S-E-P1111441671981921557895934810013.236.342.399.74148416636.303.163.22612.197.020.5827.73.1036.7
    2003Akron AerosEastAAcle-31rf-lf---12519110001002600001.053.143.053.1962110.105.000.0779.5228.573.000.00.000.0
    2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1131lfL-S-E-P129937457931901553103474770108.249.343.420.76342915734.316.171.24910.9610.961.0024.93.5036.6
    2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1132lfL-S-E-P13150591109164250207023974841104321.277.366.421.78768024945.293.144.29310.8812.351.1429.52.9427.4
    2005Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit5033rfL-S-E-P14101374531022811044169586190407.273.380.433.81344516239.334.160.30013.0313.711.0537.42.2538.2
    2005Chicago CubsNLMLBchn5033lfL-S-E-P1419788192015104810003.244.289.308.59783243.128.064.2614.829.642.0078.01.2015.8
    2005New York YankeesALMLBnya1533rf-lfL-S-E-P142148660024107820000.125.263.250.51357122.292.125.10512.2814.041.1424.03.5133.3
    2006Seattle MarinersALMLBsea1534cfL-S-E-P151127570001002200000.259.310.259.5692970.074.000.2806.906.901.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (15 yrs)13344763756127326717138631165666816139423034113.267.368.417.78555701988422.314.150.28112.2311.010.9034.52.4833.2
    American League Totals (12 yrs)11664128671110722615124569138555975107622634101.268.369.420.78948291735365.317.152.27912.3610.560.8533.32.5733.0
    National League Totals (3 yrs)1686358516641214622711841031804012.261.362.398.76074125357.294.137.29111.3413.901.2345.41.8934.3
    Minor League Totals46616302884609513382061144826224734517718.282.389.426.8151948695146.345.144.31013.4512.680.9442.91.9531.7
    Minor: Rk Totals54177394683227201272991700.260.373.373.7462216613.373.113.28812.2213.121.0788.50.9028.3
    Minor: A Totals11134050972139382315654280230.285.410.444.85441515133.374.159.30215.6610.120.6537.82.1734.0
    Minor: A+ Totals126460821423117534319836522337.309.414.426.84055019639.350.117.34515.0911.820.7865.71.2727.5
    Minor: AA Totals1224417711219513552696177122319.254.358.408.76651918037.331.154.28011.7514.841.2633.92.5033.0
    Minor: AAA Totals53212406316173324263430202.297.379.481.86024310224.297.184.32410.7013.991.3130.32.8838.1
    Minnesota Twins Totals (7 yrs)771267242373916313723849634408335481213159.277.379.428.80731501144248.327.151.29212.9510.630.8237.12.2933.6
    Cleveland Indians Totals (3 yrs)36313812373556325018041211801652615342.257.352.414.7661593572115.302.157.26011.3010.360.9227.63.1432.4
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (1 yrs)101374531022811044169586190407.273.380.433.81344516239.334.160.30013.0313.711.0537.42.2538.2
    New York Mets Totals (1 yrs)481832445111313102223480002.246.352.366.7182136715.284.120.28810.3315.961.5561.01.4133.3
    New York Yankees Totals (1 yrs)2148660024107820000.125.263.250.51357122.292.125.10512.2814.041.1424.03.5133.3
    Chicago Cubs Totals (1 yrs)19788192015104810003.244.289.308.59783243.128.064.2614.829.642.0078.01.2015.8
    Seattle Mariners Totals (1 yrs)1127570001002200000.259.310.259.5692970.074.000.2806.906.901.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1992Gulf Coast Twins GCLRk202B5000.01291421220283271.9585.400.0086.294.31
    1993Fort Wayne WizardsMidwA21OF4700.0656317471.9591.500.0034.842.34
    1994Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+22OF10700.01881360207201.9711.900.0079.987.71
    1995New Britain Rock CatsEastAA23of11000.02211222235233.9912.100.0077.596.53
    1995Minnesota TwinsALMLB23OF1900.0341103635.9721.800.0013.290.58
    1995Minnesota TwinsALMLB23DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.74.813
    1996Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAA24OF4100.0880609488.9362.100.0028.577.45
    1996Minnesota TwinsALMLB24LF100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.35
    1996Minnesota TwinsALMLB24CF1800.04910050501.0002.800.0011.122.83
    1996Minnesota TwinsALMLB24RF6000.0147330153150.9802.500.0037.075.91
    1996Minnesota TwinsALMLB24DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.39
    1997Minnesota TwinsALMLB25LF5800.0108522115113.9831.900.0035.840.82
    1997Minnesota TwinsALMLB25CF2300.0430304643.9351.900.0014.216.23
    1997Minnesota TwinsALMLB25RF6700.0129421135133.9852.000.0041.447.21
    1998Minnesota TwinsALMLB26LF1200.02200022221.0001.800.007.47.95
    1998Minnesota TwinsALMLB26CF4700.0113212116115.9912.400.0029.030.92
    1998Minnesota TwinsALMLB26RF10000.0263933275272.9892.700.0061.765.81
    1999Gulf Coast Twins GCLRk27OF100.01000111.0001.000.001.7100.08
    1999Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+27OF400.08000881.0002.000.002.9100.08
    1999Minnesota TwinsALMLB27LF1000.01400014141.0001.400.006.38.54
    1999Minnesota TwinsALMLB27CF600.07000771.0001.200.003.85.14
    1999Minnesota TwinsALMLB27RF10300.0192340199195.9801.900.0064.487.31
    1999Minnesota TwinsALMLB27DH600.0000000.0000.000.003.85.15
    2000Minnesota TwinsALMLB28LF670541.0107211110109.9911.600.2041.442.92
    2000Minnesota TwinsALMLB28CF3021.0701087.8752.300.331.91.94
    2000Minnesota TwinsALMLB28RF830647.0163230168165.9822.000.2651.253.21
    2000Minnesota TwinsALMLB28DH900.0000000.0000.000.005.65.84
    2001Minnesota TwinsALMLB29RF940799.2193242199195.9802.100.2458.091.31
    2001New York MetsNLMLB29RF480410.29610097971.0002.000.2429.6100.02
    2001Minnesota TwinsALMLB29DH700.0000000.0000.000.004.36.87
    2002Akron AerosEastAA30OF300.09000991.0003.000.002.1100.09
    2002Cleveland IndiansALMLB30LF230202.24520047471.0002.000.2314.220.24
    2002Cleveland IndiansALMLB30RF850699.1184562195189.9692.200.2752.574.61
    2002Cleveland IndiansALMLB30DH300.0000000.0000.000.001.92.63
    2003Cleveland IndiansALMLB31LF6261532.2116310120119.9921.900.2238.362.61
    2003Cleveland IndiansALMLB31RF1312110.11710018181.0001.400.168.013.16
    2003Cleveland IndiansALMLB31DH2100.0000000.0000.000.0013.021.23
    2004Cleveland IndiansALMLB32LF1241231,070.1231732241238.9881.900.2276.582.71
    2004Cleveland IndiansALMLB32RF1918167.2352113837.9741.900.2211.712.72
    2004Cleveland IndiansALMLB32DH300.0000000.0000.000.001.92.06
    2005Chicago CubsNLMLB33LF1817140.0290103029.9671.600.2111.194.75
    2005New York YankeesALMLB33LF8544.11100011111.0001.400.254.938.13
    2005Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB33RF9898841.2206411211210.9952.100.2560.597.01
    2005New York YankeesALMLB33RF121092.2200102120.9521.700.227.457.13
    2005Chicago CubsNLMLB33RF3218.24000441.0001.300.221.915.84
    2006Seattle MarinersALMLB34LF119.0000000.0000.000.000.69.14
    2006Seattle MarinersALMLB34CF5535.01000010101.0002.000.293.145.55
    2006Seattle MarinersALMLB34RF205.01000111.0000.500.201.218.27
    2006Seattle MarinersALMLB34DH210.0000000.0000.000.001.218.27
    MLB Totals - (LF)3842072,5396831985710702.9891.800.280.00.00
    MLB Totals - (CF)102556229352237232.9792.304.140.00.00
    MLB Totals - (RF)7871403,789165036281017141686.9842.100.440.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)1900341103635.9721.800.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)5310000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)4100880609488.9362.100.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (of)113002301222244242.9922.100.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)111001961360215209.9721.900.000.00.00
    A Totals - (OF)4700656317471.9591.500.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (2B)50001291421220283271.9585.400.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (OF)1001000111.0001.000.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1992Minor---50-------
    1993Minor---------47-
    1994Minor---------107-
    1995MLB---------191
    1995Minor---------110-
    1996MLB------11860-1
    1996Minor---------41-
    1997MLB------582367--
    1998MLB------1247100--
    1999MLB------106103-6
    1999Minor---------5-
    2000MLB------67383-9
    2001MLB--------142-7
    2002MLB------23-85-3
    2002Minor---------3-
    2003MLB------62-13-21
    2004MLB------124-19-3
    2005MLB------26-113--
    2006MLB------152-2
    Totals---50--38410278733253