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Scott ElartonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 1998-2008
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-446Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameVincent Scott Elarton
Height6-7Weight240BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 23,1976 [42.094]PlaceLamar,Colorado
High SchoolLamar (Lamar,CO)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 1st round (25th overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$750,000Service Time9.081 (2012)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1995-MLB-#63 ... 1995-MLB-#7 ... 1996-MLB-#77 ... 1996-MLB-#5 ... 1997-HOU-#8 ... 1998-MLB-#28
MLB DebutJune 20,1998 [22.118]
OrganizationsHOU [8] CLE [4] COL [3] KCA [2] PHI [1] CHA [1] Awards4
TBC Player ID940Retrosheet IDelars001MLBAM ID134003
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Houston Astros in 2001 and Kansas City Royals in 2006
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts41Walks55Hittable51SO/BB47vsPower51Hitting24Durability56Team.501Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1994Gulf Coast AstrosGCLRkhou-ST18400.00550000028.090005281000.502.89--1.619.005.601.000-
1994Quad Cities River BanditsMidwAhou-ST18413.29990000054.2422320418423101.106.910.662.966.912.33.800-
1994Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0812.1814140000082.2512320423704100.905.550.442.507.623.04.8892.90
1995Quad Cities River BanditsMidwAhou-ST191374.45262600000149.21498674127111212001.478.960.724.276.731.58.650-
1996Kissimmee CobrasFSLA+hou-ST201272.92272703100172.0154675613541305001.218.040.682.826.792.41.632-
1997Jackson GeneralsTexAAhou-ST21743.24202002000133.010357486471415001.136.950.413.179.523.00.636-
1997New Orleans ZephyrsAmerAAAhou-ST21445.33990000054.0513632517504001.268.500.832.838.332.94.500-
1997Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST01183.84292902000187.0154938011641919001.167.400.533.079.182.98.5792.86
1998New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou50ST22944.0114140210092.07142416411003001.226.950.594.019.782.44.692-
1998Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39Rel22213.3228226007257.0402121520561011.056.320.793.168.842.80.6673.42
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39S/R23953.484215270081124.011155488431213041.248.060.583.128.782.81.6433.16
2000Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou-ST24102.8411000006.07221070001.119.951.42--9.950.001.000-
2000New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-ST24100.75220000012.031104120000.582.25--3.009.003.001.000-
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0201.47330000018.0103314190000.764.910.491.969.334.751.0002.42
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39ST241774.81303002000192.219811710329841318061.469.251.353.926.121.56.7085.13
2001Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-ST25017.0422000007.214662081001.8316.432.35--9.390.00.000-
2001Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39ST25487.14202000000109.212688872649765061.6010.342.134.026.241.55.3336.25
2001Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol40ST25026.65440000023.0201717810110001.307.833.133.914.301.10.0007.92
2003Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-ST27685.31202000000118.214681701539924001.5611.071.142.966.982.36.429-
2003Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol50ST27446.2711101000051.27346361320203041.8012.722.263.483.481.00.5006.92
2004Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-ST28113.15330110020.0197715100001.208.550.452.254.502.00.500-
2004Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol50ST28069.80880000041.0574545820235001.8612.411.744.355.011.15.0005.90
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle39ST28354.53212101100117.010762592542803041.278.211.923.226.141.90.3755.63
2005Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle39ST291194.61313101000181.21891009332481034161.309.361.592.385.102.15.5505.07
2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca36ST30495.34202000000114.211773682652493061.479.182.044.083.850.94.3086.76
2007Wichita WranglersTexAAkca-ST31113.1222000008.29530541001.629.35--5.194.150.80.500-
2007Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-ST31236.70880000044.05134331314194001.4710.352.642.843.861.36.400-
2007Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle61Rel31102.50909002018.0177525141001.228.501.002.507.002.801.000-
2007Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0445.2019109002070.17746411524376001.429.761.903.044.691.54.5005.96
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca37ST312410.46990000037.05344431221132032.0012.892.925.113.160.62.3338.70
2008Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle34Rel32122.4515015001025.2219727180001.097.360.702.456.312.57.333-
2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle39Rel32013.52808004015.0167609152001.639.39--5.288.801.67.0002.94
2010Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha46Rel34128.2416016004019.226211878135001.7311.903.203.665.951.63.333-
2012Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi30ST366115.41262600000136.016093821354889001.5710.560.863.565.811.63.353-
2013Sugar Land SkeetersAtlInd-ST37665.03191811000102.013059571331427001.5811.471.152.743.711.35.500-
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter56615.2923217062411931062.11107675626192418698391401.439.351.623.535.901.67.4792.32
Minor League Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter74564.132141744083701096.0105257750510239488858101.318.600.833.227.262.25.569-
AAA Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter32364.9612484403270546.05793373026619442431001.419.501.083.186.962.19.471-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter953.22232302000147.011964537521526001.157.220.423.169.222.92.643-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1272.92272703100172.0154675613541305001.218.040.682.826.792.41.632-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1784.14353500000203.019110994168915415101.378.410.703.926.781.73.680-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter400.00550000028.090005281000.502.89--1.619.005.601.000-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter665.03191811000102.013059571331427001.5811.471.152.743.711.35.500-
Houston Astros Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter32214.82120675320153482.047528125968196384170171.398.841.273.657.151.96.604-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter14154.52605282140313.0312169158579919891101.318.931.632.835.672.00.483-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6136.59292900000151.21701171113873625091.6010.092.254.333.680.85.316-
Colorado Rockies Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter4127.60232210000115.1150108982950548041.7211.642.253.884.191.08.250-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12135.294835131041220.022913912940861448081.439.351.623.535.901.67.4802.32
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15114.13433582110220.0210115101207917712001.318.600.833.227.262.25.577-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1997Jackson GeneralsTexAAhou-p212022361011000102000.273.273.455.72810224.250.182.182.3120.004.170.004.1722.0033.33
1997New Orleans ZephyrsAmerAAAhou-p2196221000000200000.333.333.500.833316.500.167.167.3600.0033.330.000.000.0050.00
1997Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         2928582011000302000.286.286.464.75013330.292.178.179.3230.0010.000.003.3328.0037.50
1998New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou50p221415121001001005000.133.188.200.3883121.133.067.133.1794.760.000.000.000.0050.00
1998Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39p22287000000000403000.000.000.000.0000010.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39p2341261500010001007000.192.192.192.3845033.313.000.000.1730.0030.300.000.000.000.00
2000Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou-p2411000000000101000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2000New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-p2423000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         34000000000201000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39p24296361020000012026002.159.197.190.38712272.233.031.048.1801.3927.7820.000.000.0020.00
2001Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39p251830120002001835001.067.176.067.2432039.091.000.033.1382.5620.518.000.000.000.00
2001Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol40p2548010000000200001.125.125.125.250108.167.000.000.1110.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2001Totals for NL-NL         22381300020011035002.079.167.079.2463047.107.000.026.1322.1321.2810.000.000.000.00
2003Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-p272023251001002606000.217.280.261.5416131.294.044.130.2496.4519.353.000.000.0020.00
2003Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol50p271014210000002401000.071.188.071.2591017.100.000.143.14411.7623.532.000.000.000.00
2004Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol50p2889120000001204000.222.300.222.5222014.286.000.111.2497.1414.292.000.000.000.00
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle39p2823110000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.2970.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2004Totals for MLB-MLB         1012230000001304000.250.308.250.5583017.333.000.083.2605.8817.653.000.000.000.00
2005Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle39p29312000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca36p3023111000000001000.333.333.6671.000214.333.334.333.4140.000.000.000.000.00100.00
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca37p3111000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2012Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi30p36812120001000503100.167.154.167.3212016.250.000.000.1360.0031.250.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter1741661323300300553527004.139.188.157.345263203.204.018.048.0002.4626.1110.600.000.0013.04
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter7482917401400316017100.207.233.293.526245103.242.086.122.0002.9115.535.330.9782.0029.41
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter5359611300300314014100.186.222.237.45914377.239.051.102.0003.9018.184.670.000.0027.27
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2123361011000203000.261.261.435.69610226.250.174.174.0000.007.690.003.8523.0033.33
Houston Astros Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter116126817200300242521003.135.180.151.331192154.202.016.032.0001.3027.2721.000.000.0011.76
Colorado Rockies Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2231340000003805001.129.206.129.3354039.174.000.097.0007.6920.512.670.000.000.00
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter335110000000200000.200.200.200.400105.333.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter34111000000101000.250.250.500.750215.333.250.250.0000.0020.000.000.000.00100.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1621551221300300549525004.139.188.157.345243189.204.018.048.0002.4626.1110.600.000.0013.04
Average Minor - Per 162 games1621802037902900735037200.207.233.293.5265311225.242.086.122.0002.9115.535.330.9782.0029.41

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1994Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou18P5--24--661.0001.20------5100.08.5
1994Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAhou18P9--25--771.0000.78------9100.06.5
1995Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAhou19P26--716122423.9580.88------26100.019.0
1996Kissimmee Cobras FSLA+hou20P27--1820414238.9051.41------27100.020.0
1997Jackson Generals TexAAhou21P20--1116--27271.0001.35------20100.014.4
1997New Orleans Zephyrs AmerAAAhou21P9--551-1110.9091.11------9100.06.3
1998New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou22P14--4112-1715.8821.07------14100.09.9
1998Houston AstrosNLMLBhou22P28-5744-1881.0000.290.14-----28100.017.3
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBhou23P42-12448--12121.0000.290.10-----42100.025.9
2000Round Rock Express TexAAhou24P1---------------1100.00.7
2000New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou24P2--12--331.0001.50------2100.01.4
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24P30-1921421-435351.0001.170.18-----30100.018.5
2001Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol25P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.4
2001Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25P20-109918222927.9311.350.25-----20100.012.3
2001Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol25P4-23-4--441.0001.000.17-----4100.02.5
2003Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol27P20--527-332321.0001.60------20100.014.0
2003Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol27P111051311-114141.0001.270.27-----11100.06.8
2004Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle28P3--23--551.0001.67------3100.02.1
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28P212111758111413.9290.620.11-----21100.013.0
2004Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol28P884125--771.0000.880.17-----8100.04.9
2005Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29P3131181711222018.9000.580.10-----31100.019.1
2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30P2020114313-116161.0000.800.14-----20100.012.3
2007Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca31P2--13--441.0002.00------2100.01.4
2007Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle31P9--12--331.0000.33------9100.06.3
2007Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca31P8---2--221.0000.25------8100.05.6
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31P993712-1331.0000.330.08-----9100.05.6
2008Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle32P15--22--441.0000.27------15100.010.5
2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32P8-1514--551.0000.630.33-----8100.04.9
2010Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha34P16--23-1551.0000.31------16100.011.1
2012Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi36P26--1312332825.8930.96------26100.018.2
MLB Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P23299106153109513167162.9700.700.15-----2320.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P124--357067111105.9460.85------1240.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P23--1219--31311.0001.35------230.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P27--1820414238.9051.41------270.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P35--921123130.9680.86------350.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P5--24--661.0001.20------50.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1994Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou185----------
1994Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAhou189----------
1995Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAhou1926----------
1996Kissimmee Cobras FSLA+hou2027----------
1997Jackson Generals TexAAhou2120----------
1997New Orleans Zephyrs AmerAAAhou219----------
1998New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou2214----------
1998Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2228----------
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2342----------
2000Round Rock Express TexAAhou241----------
2000New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou242----------
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2430----------
2001Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol252----------
2001Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2520----------
2001Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol254----------
2003Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol2720----------
2003Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol2711----------
2004Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle283----------
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2821----------
2004Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol288----------
2005Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2931----------
2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3020----------
2007Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca312----------
2007Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle319----------
2007Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca318----------
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca319----------
2008Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle3215----------
2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle328----------
2010Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha3416----------
2012Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi3626----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1998Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB22014.501002.0111301.004.500.004.5013.503.000.00.000
1999Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB23003.862002.1411302.3815.430.003.8611.573.000.00.000
2006Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB30306.55550000022.0391616436001.9115.951.641.232.452.006.551.000
2008Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB32012.03909002013.11253155001.308.100.683.383.381.003.38.000
2010Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB34100.0011000002.0100001000.504.500.000.004.5000.001.000
2012Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB36015.02505000014.11088279001.216.281.264.405.651.295.02.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs424.7020614002051.762292771521001.4910.801.222.613.661.405.05.667
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs014.1530300004.3502026001.6210.380.004.1512.463.000.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3011000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs21000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2014Gulf Coast Pirates -GCLRkMinorpit38Pitching Coach602040.33318.03Milver Reyes
2015Bradenton MaraudersFSLA+Minorpit39Pitching Coach1387464.5361.53Michael Ryan
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1994High School All-American - 1st Team (P)1
1997Double-A All-Star (P) ... Texas League All-Star (P)2
2000National League Player of the Week (July 31-August 6)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2013-04-13PFree Agent -Indy LeagueContractInd Signed by Sugar Land (Atlantic)37.050  
2013-03-27PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Twins37.033  
2012-12-11PMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract36.292Team Roster on 2012-12-11
2012-11-18PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency36.269  
2012-03-27PPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)36.033Team Roster on 2012-03-27
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-11-30ContractSigned by Phillies 
2008-11-03InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-07-12InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2008-07-08InjuredDisabled -- Non-baseball medical condition 
2008-02-08ContractSigned by Indians to minor league contract 
2007-08-03ContractSigned by Indians to minor league contract 
2007-07-25Released by Royals 
2007-07-24InjuredActivated from DL 
2007-06-21InjuredDisabled -- Foot 
2007-05-12InjuredActivated from DL 
2007-04-01InjuredDisabled -- Right shoulder surgery 
2006-11-02InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-08-08InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2006-07-18InjuredDisabled -- - 
2005-12-16ContractSigned by Royals 
2004-05-25ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
2004-05-24Released by Rockies. 
2004-03-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rockies. 
2003-12-21Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-05-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2003-01-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rockies. 
2002-12-21Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2002-10-28On disabled list 
2002-03-12InjuredDisabled -- - 
2001-09-04InjuredActivated from DL 
2001-07-31TradeTraded by Astros to Rockies for Pedro Astacio and Cash. 
2001-07-17InjuredDisabled -- biceps tendinitis 
1994-06-02Contractsigned 
* 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
1994Houston Astros-18750,000-------750,000Signing Bonus out of 1994 Draft (1st round - 25th overall)
1998Houston AstrosTeam Payroll22170,000-81233-1,276,192170,000920,000
1999Houston AstrosTeam Payroll23230,000-66426261,454,491200,0001,150,000
2000Houston AstrosTeam Payroll24300,000-55020391,394,248200,0001,450,000
2001Houston AstrosTeam Payroll25400,000-51221431,897,758200,0001,850,000
2001Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll25400,000-51222431,897,758200,0001,850,000
2003Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll27300,000-70335-2,163,527300,0002,150,000
2004Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll28480,000-49212462,070,100300,0002,630,000
2004Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll28480,000-49217462,070,100300,0002,630,000
2005Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll29850,000-40513552,189,055300,0003,480,000
2006Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll304,000,000-179677++2,365,072327,0007,480,000
2007Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll314,000,000-206874++2,459,737380,00011,480,000
2008Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll32390,000-75333-2,696,252390,00011,870,000
* 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