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Royce ClaytonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1988-2007 MLB Years: 1991-2007
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsSS-2541, 3B-4, DH-3Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRoyce Spencer Clayton
Height6-0Weight183BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 2,1970 [48.172]PlaceBurbank,California
High SchoolSt. Bernard (Playa del Ray,CA)

DraftedSelected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 1st round (15th overall) of the 1988 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsGeorge Genovese
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1989-SFN-#4 ... 1990-SFN-#5 ... 1991-MLB-#23 ... 1991-SFN-#1 ... 1992-MLB-#6 ... 1992-MLB-#1
MLB DebutSeptember 20,1991 [21.261]
OrganizationsSFN [8] SLN [3] TEX [3] CHA [2] CIN [1] COL [1] MIL [1] TOR [1] ARI [1] WAS [1] BOS [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID852Retrosheet IDclayr001MLBAM ID112381
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed76Power42Contact46XBH43RBIs42Runs54Hitting50Durability72Team.509Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1988Everett GiantsNwstA-sfn-ss1860212355540329104275431200.259.348.321.669687245.331.062.217.31211.0222.042.001.2270.6712.73
1989Clinton GiantsMidwAsfn-ss19104385399113302428163910144500.236.309.286.59511016437.315.050.182.2798.9223.112.590.000.0017.58
1989San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn-ss1928925112004101132710000.120.236.141.377132106.169.021.261.19512.2625.472.080.000.0018.18
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1324774410215302838175212854500.214.295.258.55312318543.288.044.197.2629.5823.572.460.000.0017.65
1990San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn-ss201234608012315107713315689840430.267.364.389.75317932536.323.122.309.34212.6918.281.441.3165.7126.02
1991Shreveport CaptainsTexAAsfn11ss211264858413622856836106110433570.280.361.390.75118935557.344.110.289.33710.9518.671.700.9097.0025.74
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn21ss21926031002001600001.115.148.154.3024127.150.039.077.1413.7022.226.000.000.0033.33
1992Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-ss2248192304662318156172502100.240.300.339.6396511212.261.099.234.2948.0211.791.471.4264.0023.91
1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn10ss2298321317274424842663032311.224.281.308.5899915352.266.084.178.2687.3917.902.421.1480.2520.83
1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn10ss231535495415521567011103891587216.282.331.372.70320432607.325.090.160.3156.2614.992.390.9991.5020.65
1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn10ss241083853891146330233307433227.236.295.327.62212623423.284.091.221.2787.0917.492.470.71128.3325.27
1995San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn10ss25138509561242935582493810934317.244.298.342.64017437557.299.098.202.2886.8219.572.870.90101.8029.84
1996St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln11ss261294916413620463533153389124413.277.321.371.69218230531.325.094.198.3056.2116.762.701.1381.8322.06
1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln11ss2715457675153395961301033109325419.266.306.398.70422953619.311.132.224.3075.3317.613.301.4564.0034.64
1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln11ss289035559831914291964051232110.234.313.327.64011624402.262.093.242.2919.9512.691.281.0088.7528.92
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex11,18ss2852186305312152455133213306.285.330.441.7718218206.316.156.226.3366.3115.532.462.4337.2033.96
1998Totals for MLB-MLB         1425418913631295324115383365116.251.319.366.68519842608.280.115.237.3068.7213.651.571.4860.1130.88
1999Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex-ss2927110001003300000.143.400.143.5431010.250.000.429.30730.0030.001.000.000.000.00
1999Texas RangersALMLBtex11ss29133465691342151452863910049316.288.346.445.79120740520.339.157.245.3477.5019.232.562.6933.2129.85
2000Texas RangersALMLBtex11ss3014851370124215145411742923123121.242.301.384.68519740573.268.142.232.3017.3316.062.192.4436.6432.26
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha10ss31135433621142149601073372397216.263.315.393.70817034485.292.130.212.3066.8014.852.181.8648.1129.82
2002Chicago White SoxALMLBcha10ss32112342518614273551206737407.251.295.365.66012523376.290.114.184.2915.3217.823.351.8648.8626.74
2003Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil10ss331464834911016111395249923441025.228.301.333.63416128543.258.105.213.2779.0216.941.882.0343.9125.45
2004Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol10ss3414657495160364854105481254242013.279.338.397.73522848652.343.118.211.3247.3619.172.601.2371.7530.00
2005Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari10ss3514352259141284244133381051102019.270.320.351.67118334573.333.081.172.2996.6318.322.760.35261.0024.11
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBwas10ss3687305368222102783195345538.269.315.348.66310623338.319.079.157.2905.6215.682.790.000.0028.05
2006Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2ss365014913358021363113212103.235.290.329.6194910164.284.094.188.2766.7119.512.911.2274.5028.57
1998Totals for NL-NL         137454491173012401463085576311.258.307.341.64815533502.308.083.167.2885.9816.932.830.40227.0028.21
2007Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-ss377282430030021000000.143.200.250.4507330.222.107.179.2036.6733.335.000.000.0075.00
2007Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor11,42ss3769189234814011221145013308.254.304.344.6486515210.333.090.169.2896.6723.813.570.48189.0031.25
2007Boston Red SoxALMLBbos11dh-3b3786100000000300002.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2006Totals for AL-AL         771952448140112211453133010.246.296.333.6296515216.326.087.164.2796.4824.543.790.46195.0031.25
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter210873799351904363551107232311005651415451136234218.258.312.367.67927075288164.303.109.203.0006.9217.332.501.3567.0827.73
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter498186127646765231821813252230422151017100.251.335.340.6756321062133.312.089.255.00010.7819.781.830.84103.3922.70
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter57227335192322156223802100.225.292.322.6147314252.257.097.233.0008.7315.081.731.1975.6727.45
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1264858413622856836106110433570.280.361.390.75118935557.344.110.289.00010.9518.671.700.9097.0025.74
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter15155285134171077543168112550430.243.343.348.69119234642.300.105.301.00012.6219.471.541.0978.8625.37
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter104385399113302428163910144500.236.309.286.59511016437.315.050.182.0008.9223.112.590.000.0017.58
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter60212355540329104275431200.259.348.321.669687245.331.062.217.00011.0222.042.001.2270.6712.73
San Francisco Giants Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter50617901794457218181846626133343111814842.249.302.339.6416071081966.296.090.187.0006.7717.452.580.9299.4424.27
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter373142219837278101912582311062496711942.262.313.371.6845271071552.303.109.219.0006.8316.042.351.2274.8428.76
Texas Rangers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter33311641693115411331302418942248249233.267.324.418.742486981299.303.151.236.0007.2417.242.382.5435.2731.51
Chicago White Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter24777511320035616951585313961611223.258.307.381.68829557861.292.123.200.0006.1616.142.621.8648.4428.50
Colorado Rockies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter14657495160364854105481254242013.279.338.397.73522848652.343.118.211.0007.3619.172.601.2371.7530.00
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter14352259141284244133381051102019.270.320.351.67118334573.333.081.172.0006.6318.322.760.35261.0024.11
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1464834911016111395249923441025.228.301.333.63416128543.258.105.213.0009.0216.941.882.0343.9125.45
Washington Nationals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter87305368222102783195345538.269.315.348.66310623338.319.079.157.0005.6215.682.790.000.0028.05
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter69189234814011221145013308.254.304.344.6486515210.333.090.169.0006.6723.813.570.48189.0031.25
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5014913358021363113212103.235.290.329.6194910164.284.094.188.0006.7119.512.911.2274.5028.57
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter86100000000300002.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625677214628485618843109395317.258.312.367.67920841627.303.109.203.0006.9217.332.501.3567.0827.73
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626059015221767143177513753630.251.335.340.67520634694.312.089.255.00010.7819.781.830.84103.3922.70

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1988Everett Giants NwstA-sfn18SS60--751663534276241.8734.02------60100.078.9
1989Clinton Giants MidwAsfn19SS104--1823323171545514.9434.94------104100.074.8
1989San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn19SS28--5371820132124.9394.43------28100.019.7
1990San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn20SS117--2023583764597560.9384.79------12395.182.4
1991Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn21SS123--1743792980582553.9504.50------12697.690.4
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn21SS8--166312522.8802.75------988.94.9
1992Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn22SS48--81150740238231.9714.81------48100.033.3
1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn22SS94--1412571151409398.9734.23------9895.958.0
1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn223B1--1---111.0001.00------981.00.6
1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn23SS153--25144927103727700.9634.58------153100.094.4
1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn24SS108--1773301466521507.9734.69------108100.093.9
1995San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25SS136--2234112093654634.9694.66------13898.694.4
1996St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26SS113--1713471568533518.9724.58------12987.669.8
1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27SS153--2284521993699680.9734.44------15499.494.4
1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28SS89--1402861353439426.9704.79------9098.954.9
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex28SS52--88152726247240.9724.62------52100.032.1
1999Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex29SS2--47-211111.0005.50------2100.01.4
1999Texas RangersALMLBtex29SS133--2044062591635610.9614.59------133100.082.1
2000Texas RangersALMLBtex30SS148-12372644101694690674.9774.550.54-----148100.091.4
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31SS133-1117196367774570563.9884.230.50-----13598.582.1
2002Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32SS109-883166292572463458.9894.200.52-----11297.367.3
2003Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil33SS14113712171933961476603589.9774.180.48-----14696.687.0
2004Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol34SS1441401241213418988640631.9864.380.51-----14698.688.9
2005Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari35SS14113111771804041190595584.9824.140.50-----14398.687.0
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBwas36SS86837201102401139361350.9704.070.49-----8798.953.1
2006Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36SS433833461100715168161.9583.740.48-----5086.026.5
2007Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos37SS6--615422521.8403.50------785.74.2
2007Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor37SS685550073176730256249.9733.660.50-----6998.642.0
2007Boston Red SoxALMLBbos373B3-6-2--221.0000.670.33-----837.51.9
2007Boston Red SoxALMLBbos37DH3---------------837.51.9
2007Boston Red SoxALMLBbos37SS118-31-43.7503.000.38-----812.50.6
MLB Totals for SS - 17 season(s)-   SS2053585843430955902242122392398997.9744.381.07-----20530.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B4-612--331.0000.750.50-----40.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH3---------------30.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS56--911721144274263.9604.70------560.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS123--1743792980582553.9504.50------1230.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS145--2554294584729684.9384.72------1450.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS104--1823323171545514.9434.94------1040.00.0
A- Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS60--751663534276241.8734.02------600.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1988Everett Giants NwstA-sfn18----60------
1989Clinton Giants MidwAsfn19----104------
1989San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn19----28------
1990San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn20----117------
1991Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn21----123------
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn21----8------
1992Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn22----48------
1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn22----941-----
1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn23----153------
1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn24----108------
1995San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25----136------
1996St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26----113------
1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27----153------
1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28----89------
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex28----52------
1999Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex29----2------
1999Texas RangersALMLBtex29----133------
2000Texas RangersALMLBtex30----148------
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31----133------
2002Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32----109------
2003Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil33----141------
2004Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol34----144------
2005Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari35----141------
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBwas36----86------
2006Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36----43------
2007Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos37----6------
2007Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor37----68------
2007Boston Red SoxALMLBbos37----13----3

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1996St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB2626120000003100000.333.556.333.889209.400.000.50033.3311.110.330.000.000.00
1996St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB26520470001101400000.350.381.350.7317021.438.000.1004.7619.054.000.000.000.00
1998Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB2839020000000400000.222.222.222.444209.400.000.0000.0044.440.000.000.000.00
1999Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB29310000000000100000.000.000.000.0000010.000.000.0000.0010.000.000.000.000.00
2006Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB362779101710133151701104.215.259.266.52521286.258.051.1395.8119.773.401.1679.0011.76
2007Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB3718474610051011500101.128.143.149.2927149.182.021.0642.0430.6115.000.000.0016.67
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs45126142320184163201205.183.216.222.438283135.232.039.1114.4423.705.330.74126.0013.04
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs825140000003600000.160.250.160.4104028.211.000.12010.7121.432.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs520470001101400000.350.381.350.7317021.438.000.1004.7619.054.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2007-08-23ContractSigned by Red Sox 
2007-08-07Released by Blue Jays 
2006-11-29ContractSigned by Blue Jays 
2006-07-13TradeTraded by Nationals with Bill Bray, Gary Majewski, Brendan Harris and Daryl Thompson to Reds for Austin Kearns, Felipe Lopez and Ryan Wagner 
2006-02-02ContractSigned by Nationals (minor) 
2004-12-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Diamondbacks. 
2004-10-28Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-01-15ContractSigned by Rockies 
2004-01-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rockies. 
2003-10-27Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2002-12-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Brewers. 
2002-09-09Released by White Sox 
2002-09-08Released by White Sox. 
2000-12-14TradeTraded by Rangers to White Sox for Brian Schmack and Aaron Myette. 
1998-12-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1998-10-23Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-08-09TradeCardinals acquired OF Mark Little to complete trade 
1998-07-31TradeTraded by Cardinals with Todd Stottlemyre to Rangers for Mark Little, Fernando Tatis and Darren Oliver. 
1996-01-16TradeCardinals acquired 2B Chris Wimmer to complete trade 
1995-12-14TradeTraded by Giants with Chris Wimmer to Cardinals for Doug Creek, Rich DeLucia and Allen Watson. 
1988-06-22Contractsigned 
* 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
1991San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll21100,000-62029-742,231100,000100,000
1992San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll22109,000-68026-962,245109,000209,000
1993San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll23155,000-5842336968,431109,000364,000
1994San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll24325,000-4331952957,101109,000689,000
1995San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll25475,000-3371863999,520109,0001,164,000
1996St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll261,600,000-1871180++957,870109,0002,764,000
1997St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll272,650,000-151984++1,182,177150,0005,414,000
1998St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll283,500,000-116788++1,276,192170,0008,914,000
1998Texas RangersTeam Payroll283,500,000-116788++1,276,192170,0008,914,000
1999Texas RangersTeam Payroll294,500,000-103789++1,454,491200,00013,414,000
2000Texas RangersTeam Payroll304,500,000-124786++1,394,248200,00017,914,000
2001Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll314,500,000-145684++1,897,758200,00022,414,000
2002Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll324,500,000-153583++2,011,045200,00026,914,000
2003Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll331,500,000-3178602,163,527300,00028,414,000
2004Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll34650,000-43612522,070,100300,00029,064,000
2005Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll351,350,000-34311622,189,055300,00030,414,000
2006Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll361,000,000-38724512,365,072327,00031,414,000
2006Washington NationalsTeam Payroll361,000,000-38715512,365,072327,00031,414,000
2007Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll371,500,000-35613552,459,737380,00032,914,000
2007Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll371,500,000-35621552,459,737380,00032,914,000
* 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