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Jeff KentTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1987-2008 MLB Years: 1992-2008
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Positions2B-2303, 3B-192, 1B-117, SS-41, DH-7Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJeffrey Franklin Kent
Height6-1Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 7,1968 [50.082]PlaceBellflower,California
High SchoolEdison (Huntington Beach,CA)
CollegeUniversity of California (Berkeley,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Toronto Blue Jays [Team Picks] in the 20th round (523rd overall) of the 1989 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsDave BlumeService Time16.000 (2007)
MLB DebutApril 12,1992 [24.036]
OrganizationsSFN [6] NYN [5] LAN [4] TOR [4] HOU [2] CLE [1] Awards16Awards Voting7-701
TBC Player ID862Retrosheet IDkentj001MLBAM ID116999
RelationshipsCousin of Nick Orr
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed59Power84Contact55XBH79RBIs83Runs60Hitting75Durability83Team.510Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1987CaliforniaCollegeFr2b1960209537325044484404200000.349.454.526.98011029249.423.177.388.43016.0616.871.051.6152.2539.73
1988CaliforniaCollegeSo2b205216623328142402313900000.193.320.325.6455413197.228.132.307.30315.7419.801.262.0341.5040.63
1989St. Catharines Blue JaysNYPLA-tor-ss-3b21732683460141133751338160420.224.318.429.74711528311.264.205.343.33510.6126.052.454.1820.6246.67
1990Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-2b22132447721243221660177539863350.277.360.465.82520850512.321.188.329.36610.3519.141.853.1327.9440.32
1991Knoxville Blue JaysSouAAtor-2b2313944568114341126125680104102320.256.379.418.79718647540.307.162.384.36314.8119.261.302.2237.0841.23
1992Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor113b2465192364613183521204760403.240.324.443.7678522222.270.203.313.3459.0121.172.353.6024.0047.83
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn392b24371131627813150272910002.239.289.407.6964612121.296.168.212.3145.7923.974.142.4837.6744.44
1992Totals for MLB-MLB         1023055273212115023277670405.239.312.430.74213134343.279.191.275.3347.8722.162.813.2127.7346.58
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn122b25140496651342402180443088864211.270.320.446.76622145544.289.176.236.3375.5116.182.933.8623.6233.58
1994New York MetsNLMLBnyn122b26107415531212451468142384101337.292.341.475.81619743452.334.183.231.3525.0918.583.653.1029.6435.54
1995New York MetsNLMLBnyn122b2712547265131223206533298981439.278.327.464.79121945514.302.186.248.3435.6417.323.073.8923.6034.35
1996New York MetsNLMLBnyn123b2889335459720193943215611317.290.331.436.76714630361.322.146.212.3345.8215.512.672.4937.2230.93
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle121b283910216277031621102210301.265.328.422.7504310116.300.157.265.3278.6218.972.202.5934.0037.04
1996Totals for MLB-MLB         12843761124271125564317821618.284.330.432.76218940477.317.148.224.3326.5016.352.522.5236.4232.26
1997San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn212b2915558090145382291211134813313010614.250.316.472.78827469651.271.222.319.3377.3720.432.774.4520.0047.59
1998San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn212b30137526941563733112894481109110416.297.359.555.91429271594.316.258.359.3878.0818.522.295.2216.9745.51
1999San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn212b31138511861484022310113661112508312.290.366.511.87726165585.326.221.354.37610.4319.151.843.9322.2243.92
2000San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn212b321595871141964173312512990107909617.334.424.5961.02035081695.357.262.421.43112.9515.401.194.7517.7941.33
2001San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn212b33159607841814962210676659611013411.298.369.507.87630877696.317.209.318.3729.3413.791.483.1627.5942.54
2002San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn212b34152623102195422371085152101403320.313.368.565.93335281682.324.252.342.3977.6214.811.945.4316.8441.54
2003Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou-2b35310130016011100101.300.333.600.9336112.222.300.300.3748.338.331.008.3310.0033.33
2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou122b35130505771503912293623985503213.297.351.509.86025762552.319.212.297.3687.0715.402.183.9922.9541.33
2004Houston AstrosNLMLBhou122b3614554096156348271077349966011323.289.348.531.87928769606.301.242.341.3698.0915.841.964.4620.0044.23
2005Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan122b3714955310016036029105627285804819.289.377.512.88928365637.296.223.360.38011.3013.341.184.5519.0740.63
2006Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan122b3811540761119273146812556980389.292.385.477.86219444473.321.185.317.36911.6314.591.252.9629.0736.97
2007Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan122b39136494781493612079135761506417.302.375.500.87524757562.308.198.310.37710.1410.851.073.5624.7038.26
2008Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan122b40121440421232311259012552702113.280.327.418.74518436474.294.138.193.3285.2710.972.082.5336.6729.27
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter2298849813202461560473771518946080115221251010361224.290.356.500.85642469849537.311.210.308.0008.4015.961.903.9522.5439.98
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter34711701753018044216447151672842251191.257.358.440.7985151261375.303.183.353.00012.1520.651.703.0527.8641.86
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14245569117341136725781105102421.257.378.422.80019248552.305.165.382.00014.6719.021.302.3635.0041.03
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter132447721243221660177539863350.277.360.465.82520850512.321.188.329.00010.3519.141.853.1327.9440.32
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter732683460141133751338160420.224.318.429.74711528311.264.205.343.00010.6126.052.454.1820.6246.67
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1123757610533186886718100000.280.395.437.83216442446.339.157.352.00015.9218.161.141.7946.8840.00
San Francisco Giants Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter90034345701021247221756895729364659511532690.297.368.535.90318374443903.319.238.352.0009.3316.881.814.4819.6243.49
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter521189428155112257531188209267280152158.291.367.479.8469082022146.304.188.299.0009.7412.441.283.4925.2536.66
New York Mets Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter4981831244510981067267121611034628914936.279.327.453.7808291751992.309.174.232.0005.5217.373.153.3627.3334.31
Houston Astros Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2751045173306739492001358818111014536.293.350.521.8715441311158.310.228.320.0007.6015.632.064.2321.3342.81
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter65192364613183521204760403.240.324.443.7678522222.270.203.313.0009.0121.172.353.6024.0047.83
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3910216277031621102210301.265.328.422.7504310116.300.157.265.0008.6218.972.202.5934.0037.04
Average MLB - Per 162 games16259993173393271077456107917416.290.356.500.85629969672.311.210.308.0008.4015.961.903.9522.5439.98
Average Minor - Per 162 games16254682141372207722778133102540.257.358.440.79824059642.303.183.353.00012.1520.651.703.0527.8641.86

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1989St. Catharines Blue Jays NYPLA-tor21SS38--681061719191174.9114.58------7352.150.0
1989St. Catharines Blue Jays NYPLA-tor213B35--3572126119107.8993.06------7347.946.1
1990Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor222B128--2614041583680665.9785.20------13297.094.1
1991Knoxville Blue Jays SouAAtor232B139--2493952996673644.9574.63------139100.096.5
1992Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor243B49--3374103117107.9152.18------6575.430.2
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn242B34--6084318147144.9804.24------3791.921.0
1992Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor242B17--2437116261.9843.59------6526.210.5
1992Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor241B3--51--661.0002.00------654.61.9
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn243B1--16-1771.0007.00------372.70.6
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn24SS1--13--441.0004.00------372.70.6
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn252B127--2503111868579561.9694.42------14090.778.4
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn253B12--928354037.9253.08------1408.67.4
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn25SS2--221-54.8002.00------1401.41.2
1994New York MetsNLMLBnyn262B107--2223371476573559.9765.22------107100.094.7
1995New York MetsNLMLBnyn272B122--2453531069608598.9844.90------12597.684.7
1996New York MetsNLMLBnyn283B89--751842119280259.9252.91------89100.054.9
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle281B20--1129113122121.9926.05------3951.312.4
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle282B9--1130-241411.0004.56------3923.15.6
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle283B6--27-1991.0001.50------3915.43.7
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28DH5---------------3912.83.1
1997San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn292B148--32542516104766750.9795.07------15595.591.4
1997San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn291B13--804-684841.0006.46------1558.48.0
1998San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn302B134--2784042087702682.9725.09------13797.882.2
1998San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn301B1--1---111.0001.00------1370.70.6
1999San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn312B133--2793261090615605.9844.55------13896.482.1
1999San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn311B1--72-2991.0009.00------1380.70.6
2000San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn322B150-12583013941096705695.9864.630.55-----15994.392.6
2000San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn321B16-9273-2107573.9734.560.79-----15910.19.9
2001San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn332B140-1171269390991668659.9874.710.56-----15988.186.4
2001San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn331B30-21319214219208206.9906.870.97-----15918.918.5
2002San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn342B149-125929341216113721705.9784.730.56-----15298.092.5
2002San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn341B9-66552-757571.0006.330.86-----1525.95.6
2003Round Rock Express TexAAhou352B2--251-87.8753.50------366.71.7
2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou352B12812711132783541183643632.9834.940.57-----13098.579.0
2004Houston AstrosNLMLBhou362B1391381189276374774657650.9894.680.55-----14595.985.8
2004Houston AstrosNLMLBhou36DH2---------------1451.41.2
2005Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan372B14013812092844241688724708.9785.060.59-----14994.086.4
2005Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan371B1410819262910098.9807.001.21-----1499.48.6
2006Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan382B108107887217314873539531.9854.920.60-----11593.966.7
2006Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan381B954652--652521.0005.781.13-----1157.85.6
2007Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan392B13313210842353281476577563.9764.230.52-----13697.882.1
2008Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan402B1161148851682791153458447.9763.850.51-----12195.971.6
2008Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan401B11471--881.0008.002.00-----1210.80.6
MLB Totals for 2B - 17 season(s)-   2B20347561005540155576194126297859591.9804.720.95-----20340.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B157--1202993429453419.9252.67------1570.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 11 season(s)-   1B1171650267639772722715.9906.111.42-----1170.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH7---------------70.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS3--351-98.8892.67------30.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B141--2514003096681651.9564.62------1410.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B128--2614041583680665.9785.20------1280.00.0
A- Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS38--681061719191174.9114.58------380.00.0
A- Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B35--3572126119107.8993.06------350.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1989St. Catharines Blue Jays NYPLA-tor21----3835-----
1990Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor22---128-------
1991Knoxville Blue Jays SouAAtor23---139-------
1992Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor24--317-49-----
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn24---3411-----
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn25---127212-----
1994New York MetsNLMLBnyn26---107-------
1995New York MetsNLMLBnyn27---122-------
1996New York MetsNLMLBnyn28-----89-----
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28--209-6----5
1997San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29--13148-------
1998San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30--1134-------
1999San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31--1133-------
2000San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32--16150-------
2001San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33--30140-------
2002San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn34--9149-------
2003Round Rock Express TexAAhou35---2-------
2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35---128-------
2004Houston AstrosNLMLBhou36---139------2
2005Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan37--14140-------
2006Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan38--9108-------
2007Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan39---133-------
2008Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan40--1116-------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1996Cleveland IndiansDiv SeriesMLB2848211000000000000.125.125.250.375218.125.125.1250.000.000.000.000.00100.00
1997San Francisco GiantsDiv SeriesMLB29310230022002100000.300.417.9001.3179212.143.600.80016.678.330.5016.675.0066.67
2000San Francisco GiantsDiv SeriesMLB32416361001101300000.375.412.438.8507117.462.063.1885.8817.653.000.000.0016.67
2002San Francisco GiantsDiv SeriesMLB34519152001002710000.263.364.368.7327222.417.105.2119.0931.823.500.000.0040.00
2002San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB34519350000002410001.263.364.263.6275022.333.000.1059.0918.182.000.000.000.00
2002San Francisco GiantsWorld SeriesMLB34729681037001700100.276.290.621.91118431.250.345.3793.2322.587.009.689.6750.00
2004Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB36522353003002500002.227.292.364.6568324.294.137.2278.3320.832.500.000.0060.00
2004Houston AstrosChamp. SeriesMLB36725362037003541000.240.406.6801.08617533.176.440.5609.0915.151.679.098.3383.33
2006Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB381643381026003500202.186.229.349.57815348.158.163.2336.2510.421.674.1721.5037.50
2006Los Angeles DodgersDiv SeriesMLB38313281012000100000.615.615.9231.53812213.636.308.3080.007.690.007.6913.0025.00
2007Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB3916384102016005200002.263.349.395.74415343.257.132.26311.634.650.402.3338.0030.00
2008Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB40717041003000200001.235.235.294.5295117.267.059.0590.0011.760.000.000.0025.00
2008Los Angeles DodgersDiv SeriesMLB4011000000000000001.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2008Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB4058000000000400001.000.000.000.000008.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs399872240315008900205.224.278.357.635357108.216.133.2147.418.331.132.7832.6731.82
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 7 yrs2589132880391071710003.315.371.506.877451197.362.191.2817.2217.532.433.0929.6739.29
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs175261120370051351002.212.339.423.76222563.222.211.3087.9420.632.604.7617.3345.45
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs729681037001700100.276.290.621.91118431.250.345.3793.2322.587.009.689.6750.00

Awards [16]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1994National League Player of the Week (April 11-April 17)1
1998Baseball America Second-Team Major League All-Star (2B) ... NL Player of the Month (August)2
1999San Francisco Giants Player of the Year1
2000Baseball America First-Team Major League All-Star (2B) ... National League Most Valuable Player ... NL Player of the Month (June) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (2B) ... San Francisco Giants Player of the Year5
2001NL Silver Slugger Award (2B)1
2002Baseball America Second-Team Major League All-Star (2B) ... National League Player of the Week (June 24-June 30) ... NL Player of the Month (June) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (2B)4
2005Los Angeles Dodgers Player of the Year ... NL Silver Slugger Award (2B)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2008-09-20InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-08-31InjuredDisabled -- Torn cartilage in left knee 
2006-08-07InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-07-18InjuredDisabled -- sore muscle on his left side 
2006-06-14InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-06-01InjuredDisabled -- sprained wrist  
2004-12-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
2004-11-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-06-27InjuredDisabled -- tendinitis in his left wrist 
2002-12-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
2002-10-29Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2002-04-06InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-03-30InjuredDisabled -- fractured left wrist 
1996-11-13TradeTraded by Indians with Joe Roa, Jose Vizcaino and Julian Tavarez to Giants for Trenidad Hubbard and Matt Williams. 
1996-07-29TradeTraded by Mets with Jose Vizcaino to Indians for Alvaro Espinoza and Carlos Baerga. 
1992-08-27TradeTraded by Blue Jays with Ryan Thompson to Mets for David Cone. 
1989-06-09Contractsigned 
* 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
1992New York MetsTeam Payroll24109,000-68031-962,245109,000109,000
1992Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll24109,000-68032-962,245109,000109,000
1993New York MetsTeam Payroll25195,000-5312241968,431109,000304,000
1994New York MetsTeam Payroll26437,500-3921357957,101109,000741,500
1995New York MetsTeam Payroll27710,000-2761070999,520109,0001,451,500
1996Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll281,960,000-1661482++957,870109,0003,411,500
1996New York MetsTeam Payroll281,960,000-166782++957,870109,0003,411,500
1997San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll292,625,000-153684++1,182,177150,0006,036,500
1998San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll303,400,000-123587++1,276,192170,0009,436,500
1999San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll315,750,000-54295++1,454,491200,00015,186,500
2000San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll326,000,000-67293++1,394,248200,00021,186,500
2001San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll336,000,000-95390++1,897,758200,00027,186,500
2002San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll346,000,000-109388++2,011,045200,00033,186,500
2003Houston AstrosTeam Payroll356,949,840-91589++2,163,527300,00040,136,340
2004Houston AstrosTeam Payroll3610,000,000-42396++2,070,100300,00050,136,340
2005Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll377,350,000-94490++2,189,055300,00057,486,340
2006Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll389,400,000-67492++2,365,072327,00066,886,340
2007Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll399,814,1171667392++2,459,737380,00076,700,457
2008Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll409,000,000-94890++2,696,252390,00085,700,457
* 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