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Wes HelmsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1994-2011 MLB Years: 1998-2011
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Positions3B-1326, 1B-341, LF-8, RF-4, DH-3, 2b-2Position when DraftedSS-PPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWesley Ray Helms
Height6-4Weight230BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 12,1976 [42.101]PlaceGastonia,North Carolina
High SchoolAshbrook (Gastonia,NC)

DraftedSelected by the Atlanta Braves [Team Picks] in the 10th round (286th overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsRoy ClarkService Time11.154 (2011)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1997-MLB-#86 ... 1997-ATL-#5 ... 1999-ATL-#9 ... 2001-ATL-#8
MLB DebutSeptember 5,1998 [22.116]
OrganizationsATL [10] MIA [5] MIL [3] PHI [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID955Retrosheet IDhelmw001MLBAM ID136500
RelationshipsNephew of Tommy Helms
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed29Power63Contact39XBH58RBIs69Runs30Hitting59Durability59Team.489Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1994Gulf Coast BravesGCLRkatl-3b1856184224915142961223640103.266.355.424.7797820211.310.158.304.34710.4317.061.641.9046.0040.82
1995Macon BravesSALAatl-3b191365398914932111852250107100308.276.347.401.74821644602.325.125.217.3368.3117.772.141.8349.0029.53
1996Durham BullsCaroA+atl-3b20672584083192135411125170107.322.367.562.92914534278.359.240.287.3984.3218.354.254.6819.8540.96
1996Greenville BravesSouAAatl-3b2064231245913242221134841026.255.306.381.6878819249.307.126.186.3025.2219.283.691.6157.7532.20
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1314896414232417763225991111213.290.338.476.81423353527.334.186.239.3534.7418.793.963.2328.7637.32
1997Greenville BravesSouAAatl-3b218631450931411144343350603214.296.371.452.82314226356.320.156.258.3629.2714.041.523.0928.5527.96
1997Richmond BravesILAAAatl-3b213211011214031511103450114.191.286.309.595347126.243.118.209.2717.9426.983.402.3836.6733.33
1997Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1184246111418114594543841104318.269.349.415.76417633482.303.146.245.3388.9217.431.952.9030.2928.95
1998Richmond BravesILAAAatl343b2212545156124271137562351031304211.275.342.426.76819241503.327.151.237.3386.9620.482.942.5834.6933.06
1998Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl93b22713241012000400000.308.308.615.9238213.375.307.308.3890.0030.770.007.6913.0050.00
1999Gulf Coast BravesGCLRkatl-1b2393311520010015410001.455.538.5151.05317239.517.060.182.47712.8210.260.800.000.0013.33
1999Greenville BravesSouAAatl-1b23301131534608261073410013.301.347.566.9136414121.366.265.336.3865.7928.104.866.6114.1341.18
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         3914616498083611123820014.336.394.555.9498116160.410.219.301.4087.5023.753.175.0018.2532.65
2000Richmond BravesILAAAatl-3b24136539741552772088062792626210.288.325.475.80025654580.312.187.226.3424.6615.863.413.4526.9534.84
2000Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl283b2465010000000200000.200.200.200.400105.333.000.000.1800.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2001Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl181b251002162848103103611215610123.222.293.435.7289423239.252.213.310.3098.7923.432.674.1821.6047.92
2002Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl181b-3b2685210205116062211115731625.243.283.405.6888522231.294.162.214.2924.7624.685.182.6035.0043.14
2003Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil-3b2725020000001100000.400.500.400.900206.500.000.200.41516.6716.671.000.000.000.00
2003Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil183b2713447656124210236701431311007310.261.330.450.78021444536.307.189.277.3368.0224.443.054.2920.7035.48
2004Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil-3b28619461001003400000.316.409.368.7777122.400.052.211.35513.6418.181.330.000.0016.67
2004Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil183b28922742472131428012460512110.263.331.361.6929918306.321.098.182.3087.8419.612.501.3168.5025.00
2005Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil183b2995168185013142401143030307.298.356.458.8147718188.336.160.238.3537.4515.962.142.1342.0036.00
2006Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo181b301402403079195104704215566517.329.390.575.96513834278.383.246.317.4057.5519.782.623.6024.0043.04
2007Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi183b311122802169190539001962324210.246.297.368.66510324308.295.122.189.2916.1720.133.261.6256.0034.78
2008Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo39,183b-1b32132251286111053100176550506.243.299.347.6468716278.301.104.171.2886.1223.383.821.8050.2026.23
2009Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo183b331132141858110333111354313110.271.318.364.6827814234.344.093.154.3025.5623.084.151.2871.3324.14
2010Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo183b34127254255612443902267640317.220.300.346.6468820287.294.126.220.2899.0626.482.921.3963.5035.71
2011Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl-3b-1b35934260003003920100.176.275.176.4516040.231.000.088.2227.5022.503.000.000.000.00
2011Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo183b35691101021500600113521012.191.276.236.512265124.280.045.145.2388.8728.233.180.000.0023.81
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter1212271128069415114753743122206874512391477.256.318.405.72310982403027.311.149.227.0007.2722.703.122.4836.1534.58
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter758283038879616015874522219221573593201067.281.344.441.78512472623133.324.160.239.0007.0518.292.592.7832.5332.91
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter310115814731459836182797924326212525.271.329.429.7584971031277.312.158.225.0006.1919.033.082.8232.1732.80
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter18065889186333239265531321113523.283.345.447.79229459726.322.164.246.0007.3018.182.493.1728.6131.72
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter672584083192135411125170107.322.367.562.92914534278.359.240.287.0004.3218.354.254.6819.8540.96
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1365398914932111852250107100308.276.347.401.74821644602.325.125.217.0008.3117.772.141.8349.0029.53
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter65217236417143962274050104.295.384.438.8229522250.345.143.286.00010.8016.001.481.6054.2534.38
Florida Marlins Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter581106911127558922156178828520816432.257.321.390.711417891201.325.133.210.0007.3323.733.241.8348.5932.36
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3219189824647231119038122118112427.268.335.425.760390801030.317.157.242.0007.8621.462.733.0129.6132.52
Atlanta Braves Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter198444501042731760223211941748.234.287.423.71018847488.276.189.261.0006.5624.393.723.4826.1245.19
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1122802169190539001962324210.246.297.368.66510324308.295.122.189.0006.1720.133.261.6256.0034.78
Average MLB - Per 162 games16236237932021050022992625210.256.318.405.72314732405.311.149.227.0007.2722.703.122.4836.1534.58
Average Minor - Per 162 games16260583170343199754471221314214.281.344.441.78526756670.324.160.239.0007.0518.292.592.7832.5332.91

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1994Gulf Coast Braves GCLRkatl183B56--4793203160140.8752.50------56100.094.9
1995Macon Braves SALAatl193B133--912694025400360.9002.71------13697.894.3
1996Durham Bulls CaroA+atl203B67--401331516188173.9202.58------67100.048.2
1996Greenville Braves SouAAatl203B64--5096126158146.9242.28------64100.045.7
1997Greenville Braves SouAAatl213B86--601471110218207.9502.41------86100.061.4
1997Richmond Braves ILAAAatl213B32--1865959283.9022.59------32100.022.5
1998Richmond Braves ILAAAatl223B124--752201524310295.9522.38------12599.286.1
1998Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl223B4--121-43.7500.75------757.12.5
1999Gulf Coast Braves GCLRkatl231B3--27--227271.0009.00------933.35.0
1999Greenville Braves SouAAatl231B30--22618423248244.9848.13------30100.021.7
2000Richmond Braves ILAAAatl243B130--962222328341318.9332.45------13695.690.9
2000Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl243B5-11141165.8331.000.45-----683.33.1
2001Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl251B77-46743331441468464.9916.030.99-----10077.047.5
2001Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl253B17-41410-114141.0000.820.34-----10017.010.5
2001Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25LF1-82---221.0002.000.25-----1001.00.6
2002Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl261B45-29328527434316312.9876.931.06-----8552.928.1
2002Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl263B24-1518241-3332.9701.330.21-----8528.215.0
2002Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26LF5-2971--881.0001.600.28-----855.93.1
2002Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26RF4-238---881.0002.000.35-----854.72.5
2003Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil273B2--25-1771.0003.50------2100.01.4
2003Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil273B1301301137882361920343324.9452.490.28-----13497.080.2
2004Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil283B5--39221412.8572.40------683.33.5
2004Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil283B6665546451051610166150.9042.270.27-----9271.741.0
2004Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil281B101071683277371.9737.101.00-----9210.96.2
2005Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil293B35171781241245553.9641.510.30-----9536.821.6
2005Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil291B1614114103919113112.9917.000.98-----9516.89.9
2005Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil29DH3---------------953.21.9
2006Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo301B874142737125-483963961.0004.550.93-----14062.153.7
2006Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo303B235887232-3230.9381.300.34-----14016.414.2
2006Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo30LF1-21---111.0001.000.50-----1400.70.6
2007Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi313B6853442279793133124.9321.820.28-----11260.742.0
2007Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi311B18121039341129897.9905.390.94-----11216.111.1
2008Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo323B60303253163139594.9891.570.29-----13245.537.3
2008Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo321B421820918513219200198.9904.710.95-----13231.826.1
2008Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo32LF1-1-------------1320.80.6
2009Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo333B70353653170711108101.9351.440.28-----11361.943.2
2009Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo331B4431335123938.9749.501.23-----1133.52.5
2010Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo343B90505103910178147140.9521.560.27-----12770.955.6
2010Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo341B2218172--19191.0009.501.06-----1271.61.2
2011Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl353B2---52275.7142.50------922.21.4
2011Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl351B2--1421-1716.9418.00------922.21.4
2011Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo353B33171791431334845.9381.360.25-----6947.820.4
2011Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo351B51137--1771.0001.400.54-----697.23.1
2011Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo352B2-711--221.0001.000.29-----692.91.2
MLB Totals for 3B - 13 season(s)-   3B6254023973308807696411841115.9421.780.28-----6250.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 10 season(s)-   1B306102174615951191517317291714.9915.600.98-----3060.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 4 season(s)-   LF8-40101--11111.0001.380.28-----80.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF4-238---881.0002.000.35-----40.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH3---------------30.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B2-711--221.0001.000.29-----20.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 6 season(s)-   3B295--1945265162771720.9342.44------2950.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--1421-1716.9418.00------20.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B150--1102432316376353.9392.35------1500.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B30--22618423248244.9848.13------300.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B67--401331516188173.9202.58------670.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B133--912694025400360.9002.71------1330.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B56--4793203160140.8752.50------560.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B3--27--227271.0009.00------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1994Gulf Coast Braves GCLRkatl18-----56-----
1995Macon Braves SALAatl19-----133-----
1996Durham Bulls CaroA+atl20-----67-----
1996Greenville Braves SouAAatl20-----64-----
1997Greenville Braves SouAAatl21-----86-----
1997Richmond Braves ILAAAatl21-----32-----
1998Richmond Braves ILAAAatl22-----124-----
1998Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl22-----4-----
1999Gulf Coast Braves GCLRkatl23--3--------
1999Greenville Braves SouAAatl23--30--------
2000Richmond Braves ILAAAatl24-----130-----
2000Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24-----5-----
2001Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25--77--171----
2002Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26--45--245-4--
2003Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil27-----2-----
2003Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil27-----130-----
2004Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil28-----5-----
2004Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil28--10--66-----
2005Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil29--16--35----3
2006Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo30--87--231----
2007Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31--18--68-----
2008Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo32--42--601----
2009Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo33--4--70-----
2010Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo34--2--90-----
2011Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl35--2--2-----
2011Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo35--52-33-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Florida MarlinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB30274641210190041310200.261.321.348.66916253.324.087.1747.5524.533.251.8946.0016.67
2007Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB312369726403110051500201.377.408.565.97339776.434.188.2616.5819.743.003.9523.0026.92
2008Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB32234661221130051000001.261.333.413.74619451.314.152.2619.8019.612.001.9646.0033.33
2009Florida MarlinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3319529182013022610100.346.375.442.81723356.370.096.0963.5710.713.001.7952.0016.67
2010Florida MarlinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB341529371003006720000.241.405.276.6818137.318.035.24116.2218.921.170.000.0014.29
2011Florida MarlinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3520332510040051010102.152.275.182.4576140.208.030.18212.5025.002.000.000.0020.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs127275318011163302276150604.291.358.404.76211118313.346.113.2048.6319.492.261.9245.8322.50

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2018Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAMinorphi42Coach000.000--0Gary Jones
* 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 [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1995South Atlantic League All-Star Team (3B)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-08-19ContractSigned by Braves 
2011-08-14Released by Marlins 
2008-04-05TradeTraded by Phillies to Marlins for player to be named later or cash 
2006-11-17ContractSigned by Phillies (2-years) 
2005-12-30ContractSigned by Marlins 
2004-06-28InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-05-21InjuredDisabled -- torn meniscus and strained right knee 
2003-08-22InjuredActivated from DL 
2003-08-07InjuredDisabled -- strained right hamstring 
2002-12-16TradeTraded by Braves with John Foster to Brewers for Ray King. 
2002-09-11InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-08-10InjuredDisabled -- sprained right thumb 
1994-06-15Contractsigned 
* 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
1998Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll22170,000-81235-1,276,192170,000170,000
2000Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll24175,000-79537-1,394,248200,000345,000
2001Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll25210,000-73129191,897,758200,000555,000
2002Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll26250,000-62720302,011,045200,000805,000
2003Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll27575,000-46011432,163,527300,0001,380,000
2004Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll281,687,500-3015672,070,100300,0003,067,500
2005Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll292,812,500-245573++2,189,055300,0005,880,000
2006Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll30800,000-4313472,365,072327,0006,680,000
2007Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll312,300,000-31115622,459,737380,0008,980,000
2008Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll322,400,000-2954682,696,252390,00011,380,000
2009Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll33950,000-42813472,746,792400,00012,330,000
2010Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll34950,000-42914532,812,412400,00013,280,000
2011Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll351,000,00011.15442612532,722,607414,00014,280,000
* 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