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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Royce Spencer Clayton
Stat Years
1988-2007  [mlb] 1991-2007
Height/Weight
6-0 / 183
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
SS (2541) ... 3B (4) ... DH (3)
Draft Position
SS
Born Date/Place
High School
St. Bernard (Playa del Ray,CA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the San Francisco Giants in Round #1 (#15 overall) of the 1988 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
George Genovese
MLB Debut
1991-09-20 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.261)
Service Time
Organizations
SFN [8] SLN [3] TEX [3] CHA [2] MIL [1] COL [1] ARI [1] CIN [1] WAS [1] BOS [1] TOR [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 852 ... retro id: clayr001 ... mlbam id: 112381
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1988Everett GiantsNwstA-sfn-18ss---160212355540329104275431200.259.348.321.669245687.217.062.33111.0222.042.0070.71.2212.7
    1989Clinton GiantsMidwAsfn-19ss---2104385399113302428163910144500.236.309.286.59543711016.182.050.3158.9223.112.590.00.0017.6
    1989San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn-19ss---228925112004101132710000.120.236.141.377106132.261.021.16912.2625.472.080.00.0018.2
    1990San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn-20ss---31234608012315107713315689840430.267.364.389.75353617932.309.122.32312.6918.281.4465.71.3126.0
    1991Shreveport CaptainsTexAAsfn1121ss---41264858413622856836106110433570.280.361.390.75155718935.289.110.34410.9518.671.7097.00.9025.7
    1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2121ssL-S-E-P4926031002001600001.115.148.154.3022741.077.039.1503.7022.226.000.00.0033.3
    1992Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-22ss---548192304662318156172502100.240.300.339.6392126511.234.099.2618.0211.791.4764.01.4223.9
    1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1022ssL-S-E-P598321317274424842663032311.224.281.308.5893529915.178.084.2667.3917.902.4280.21.1420.8
    1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1023ssL-S-E-P61535495415521567011103891587216.282.331.372.70360720432.160.090.3256.2614.992.3991.50.9920.6
    1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1024ssL-S-E-P71083853891146330233307433227.236.295.327.62242312623.221.091.2847.0917.492.47128.30.7125.3
    1995San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1025ssL-S-E-P8138509561242935582493810934317.244.298.342.64055717437.202.098.2996.8219.572.87101.80.9029.8
    1996St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln1126ssL-S-E-P91294916413620463533153389124413.277.321.371.69253118230.198.094.3256.2116.762.7081.81.1322.1
    1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln1127ssL-S-E-P1015457675153395961301033109325419.266.306.398.70461922953.224.132.3115.3317.613.3064.01.4534.6
    1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln1128ssL-S-E-P119035559831914291964051232110.234.313.327.64040211624.242.093.2629.9512.691.2888.81.0028.9
    1998Texas RangersALMLBtex11,1828ssL-S-E-P1152186305312152455133213306.285.330.441.7712068218.226.156.3166.3115.532.4637.22.4334.0
    1999Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex-29ss---1227110001003300000.143.400.143.5431010.429.000.25030.0030.001.000.00.000.0
    1999Texas RangersALMLBtex1129ssL-S-E-P12133465691342151452863910049316.288.346.445.79152020740.245.157.3397.5019.232.5633.22.6929.9
    2000Texas RangersALMLBtex1130ssL-S-E-P1314851370124215145411742923123121.242.301.384.68557319740.232.142.2687.3316.062.1936.62.4432.3
    2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1031ssL-S-E-P14135433621142149601073372397216.263.315.393.70848517034.212.130.2926.8014.852.1848.11.8629.8
    2002Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1032ssL-S-E-P15112342518614273551206737407.251.295.365.66037612523.184.114.2905.3217.823.3548.91.8626.7
    2003Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil1033ssL-S-E-P161464834911016111395249923441025.228.301.333.63454316128.213.105.2589.0216.941.8843.92.0325.5
    2004Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol1034ssL-S-E-P1714657495160364854105481254242013.279.338.397.73565222848.211.118.3437.3619.172.6071.81.2330.0
    2005Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari1035ssL-S-E-P1814352259141284244133381051102019.270.320.351.67157318334.172.081.3336.6318.322.76261.00.3524.1
    2006Washington NationalsNLMLBwas1036ssL-S-E-P1987305368222102783195345538.269.315.348.66333810623.157.079.3195.6215.682.790.00.0028.0
    2006Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin236ssL-S-E-P195014913358021363113212103.235.290.329.6191644910.188.094.2846.7119.512.9174.51.2228.6
    2007Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-37ss---207282430030021000000.143.200.250.4503073.179.107.2226.6733.335.000.00.0075.0
    2007Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor11,4237ssL-S-E-P2069189234814011221145013308.254.304.344.6482106515.169.090.3336.6723.813.57189.00.4831.2
    2007Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1137dh-3bL-S-E-P2086100000000300002.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (20 yrs)210873799351904363551107232311005651415451136234218.258.312.367.67981642707528.203.109.3036.9217.332.5067.11.3527.7
    National League Totals (13 yrs)14515245629134526038604861907340499930703930152.256.311.355.66657881861358.198.099.3046.9817.262.4787.41.0426.6
    American League Totals (7 yrs)657213430655910317502374127161416154323466.262.315.396.7112376846170.216.134.3016.7817.512.5842.72.1030.4
    Minor League Totals498186127646765231821813252230422151017100.251.335.340.6752133632106.255.089.31210.7819.781.83103.40.8422.7
    Minor: A- Totals60212355540329104275431200.259.348.321.669245687.217.062.33111.0222.042.0070.71.2212.7
    Minor: A Totals104385399113302428163910144500.236.309.286.59543711016.182.050.3158.9223.112.590.00.0017.6
    Minor: A+ Totals15155285134171077543168112550430.243.343.348.69164219234.301.105.30012.6219.471.5478.91.0925.4
    Minor: AA Totals1264858413622856836106110433570.280.361.390.75155718935.289.110.34410.9518.671.7097.00.9025.7
    Minor: AAA Totals57227335192322156223802100.225.292.322.6142527314.233.097.2578.7315.081.7375.71.1927.5
    San Francisco Giants Totals (5 yrs)50617901794457218181846626133343111814842.249.302.339.6411966607108.187.090.2966.7717.452.5899.40.9224.3
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (3 yrs)373142219837278101912582311062496711942.262.313.371.6841552527107.219.109.3036.8316.042.3574.81.2228.8
    Texas Rangers Totals (3 yrs)33311641693115411331302418942248249233.267.324.418.742129948698.236.151.3037.2417.242.3835.32.5431.5
    Chicago White Sox Totals (2 yrs)24777511320035616951585313961611223.258.307.381.68886129557.200.123.2926.1616.142.6248.41.8628.5
    Milwaukee Brewers Totals (1 yrs)1464834911016111395249923441025.228.301.333.63454316128.213.105.2589.0216.941.8843.92.0325.5
    Colorado Rockies Totals (1 yrs)14657495160364854105481254242013.279.338.397.73565222848.211.118.3437.3619.172.6071.81.2330.0
    Arizona Diamondbacks Totals (1 yrs)14352259141284244133381051102019.270.320.351.67157318334.172.081.3336.6318.322.76261.00.3524.1
    Washington Nationals Totals (1 yrs)87305368222102783195345538.269.315.348.66333810623.157.079.3195.6215.682.790.00.0028.0
    Toronto Blue Jays Totals (1 yrs)69189234814011221145013308.254.304.344.6482106515.169.090.3336.6723.813.57189.00.4831.2
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (1 yrs)5014913358021363113212103.235.290.329.6191644910.188.094.2846.7119.512.9174.51.2228.6
    Boston Red Sox Totals (1 yrs)86100000000300002.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    1988Everett GiantsNwstA-18SS6000.0751663534276241.8734.000.0078.9100.01
    1989Clinton GiantsMidwA19SS10400.01823323171545514.9434.900.0074.8100.01
    1989San Jose GiantsCalifA+19SS2800.05371820132124.9394.400.0019.7100.02
    1990San Jose GiantsCalifA+20SS11700.02023583764597560.9384.800.0082.495.11
    1991Shreveport CaptainsTexAA21SS12300.01743792980582553.9504.500.0090.497.61
    1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLB21SS8060.0166312522.8802.800.374.988.96
    1992Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAA22SS4800.081150740238231.9714.800.0033.3100.01
    1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLB223B101.01000111.0001.001.000.61.06
    1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLB22SS940787.21412571151409398.9734.200.5158.095.91
    1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLB23SS15301,329.225144927103727700.9634.600.5394.4100.01
    1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLB24SS1080930.01773301466521507.9734.700.5593.9100.01
    1995San Francisco GiantsNLMLB25SS13601,169.02234112093654634.9694.700.5494.498.61
    1996St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB26SS1130997.21713471568533518.9724.600.5269.887.61
    1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB27SS15301,287.12284521993699680.9734.400.5394.499.41
    1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB28SS890777.11402861353439426.9704.800.5554.998.91
    1998Texas RangersALMLB28SS520448.188152726247240.9724.600.5432.1100.02
    1999Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAA29SS200.0470211111.0005.500.001.4100.06
    1999Texas RangersALMLB29SS13301,149.12044062591635610.9614.600.5382.1100.01
    2000Texas RangersALMLB30SS14801,237.02644101694690674.9774.600.5491.4100.01
    2001Chicago White SoxALMLB31SS13301,117.1196367774570563.9884.200.5082.198.51
    2002Chicago White SoxALMLB32SS1090883.1166292572463458.9894.200.5267.397.31
    2003Milwaukee BrewersNLMLB33SS1411371,217.21933961476603589.9774.200.4887.096.61
    2004Colorado RockiesNLMLB34SS1441401,241.0213418988640631.9864.400.5188.998.61
    2005Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB35SS1411311,177.11804041190595584.9824.100.5087.098.61
    2006Washington NationalsNLMLB36SS8683720.11102401139361350.9704.100.4953.198.91
    2006Cincinnati RedsNLMLB36SS4338334.261100715168161.9583.700.4826.586.02
    2007Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA37SS600.0615422521.8403.500.004.285.74
    2007Boston Red SoxALMLB373B306.10200221.0000.700.331.837.53
    2007Toronto Blue JaysALMLB37SS6855500.073176730256249.9733.700.5042.098.62
    2007Boston Red SoxALMLB37SS118.0031043.7503.000.380.612.53
    2007Boston Red SoxALMLB37DH300.0000000.0000.000.001.837.54
    MLB Totals - (3B)407120011.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (SS)205358517,36930955902242122314.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (DH)300000000.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (SS)560091172114415.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (SS)12300174379298015.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (SS)14500255429458415.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (SS)10400182332317115.0000.000.00---------
    A- Totals - (SS)600075166353414.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1988Minor-----60-----
    1989Minor-----132-----
    1990Minor-----117-----
    1991MLB-----8-----
    1991Minor-----123-----
    1992MLB----194-----
    1992Minor-----48-----
    1993MLB-----153-----
    1994MLB-----108-----
    1995MLB-----136-----
    1996MLB-----113-----
    1997MLB-----153-----
    1998MLB-----141-----
    1999MLB-----133-----
    1999Minor-----2-----
    2000MLB-----148-----
    2001MLB-----133-----
    2002MLB-----109-----
    2003MLB-----141-----
    2004MLB-----144-----
    2005MLB-----141-----
    2006MLB-----129-----
    2007MLB----369----3
    2007Minor-----6-----
    Totals----42541----3