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Sterling HitchcockTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1989-2004 MLB Years: 1992-2004
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Rated Prospect

PositionsP-410Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameSterling Alex Hitchcock
Height6-1Weight192BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateApril 29,1971 [47.025]PlaceFayetteville,North Carolina
High SchoolArmwood (Seffner,FL)

DraftedSelected by the New York Yankees [Team Picks] in the 9th round (233rd overall) of the 1989 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsJack Gillis
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1990-NYA-#7 ... 1993-MLB-#90 ... 1993-MLB-#5 ... 1994-MLB-#84 ... 1994-MLB-#5
MLB DebutSeptember 11,1992 [21.135]
OrganizationsNYA [10] SDN [6] SEA [1] SLN [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID961Retrosheet IDhitcs001MLBAM ID115982
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts67Walks67Hittable46SO/BB74vsPower46Hitting4Durability56Team.534Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1989Gulf Coast YankeesGCLRknya-ST18911.6413130000076.2481614127985000.985.630.123.1711.503.63.900-
1990Greensboro HornetsSALAnya-ST1912122.91272706500173.012268567601716201.056.330.363.128.882.85.500-
1991Prince William CannonsCaroA+nya35ST20772.64191902000119.011149352261015001.158.370.151.967.623.88.500-
1992Albany/Colonie YankeesEastAAnya-ST21692.58242402000146.211651426421559001.087.120.372.589.513.69.400-
1992New York YankeesALMLBnya54ST21028.31330000013.02312122660012.2315.921.384.154.151.00.0005.48
1993Columbus ClippersILAAAnya34ST22354.8116160000076.2804341828851001.419.390.943.299.983.04.375-
1993New York YankeesALMLBnya34ST22124.65660000031.0321816414263211.489.291.164.067.551.86.3334.44
1994Albany/Colonie YankeesEastAAnya-ST23101.8011000005.04110072000.807.20----12.600.001.000-
1994Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-ST23344.321091100050.0533024418471001.429.540.723.248.462.61.429-
1994Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0444.0911101100055.0573125418543001.369.330.652.958.843.00.5003.09
1994New York YankeesALMLBnya41S/R23414.2023518104249.0482423329375001.568.760.555.296.751.28.8004.19
1995New York YankeesALMLBnya41ST2411104.70272704100168.0155918822681215251.328.291.183.646.471.78.5244.67
1996Seattle MarinersALMLBsea41ST251395.35353500000196.224513111727731324171.6211.211.243.346.041.81.5914.83
1997San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn41ST2610115.20322841010161.01721029324551066241.419.611.343.075.931.93.4764.83
1998San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn41ST27973.933927122131176.01698377294815811191.238.631.482.458.063.29.5634.45
1999San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn41ST2812144.11333301000205.22029994297619415251.358.841.273.338.492.55.4624.26
2000San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn41ST29164.9311110000065.26938361226614051.459.461.643.568.362.35.1435.07
2001Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+sdn-ST30024.10660000026.033181231311001.2911.281.030.3410.5931.00.000-
2001Portland BeaversPCLAAAsdn-ST30203.71330000017.0207712110001.2910.590.531.065.825.501.000-
2001Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0223.95990000043.053251943421001.2911.010.830.628.7214.00.5002.52
2001San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn41ST30213.32330000019.0229713151011.3210.420.471.427.115.00.6672.79
2001New York YankeesALMLBnya41ST30446.491091100051.0673737518282101.6611.750.883.164.911.56.5004.28
2002Gulf Coast YankeesGCLRknya-ST31000.0022000003.0000006000--------18.000.00--
2002Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-ST31001.5011000006.03110030000.504.50----4.500.00--
2002Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-ST310013.5022000007.01911112330103.0023.322.453.683.681.00--
2002Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorMLB--ST0006.61550000016.022121223120101.5312.121.101.656.614.00-3.64
2002New York YankeesALMLBnya41Rel31125.49202180011039.0572924415311011.8313.040.923.437.092.07.3333.93
2003New York YankeesALMLBnya41Rel32135.4427126008049.2573330618361001.5110.331.093.266.522.00.2504.24
2003St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln41S/R32513.79862000038.0341716814322001.268.051.893.327.582.29.8335.19
2004Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+sdn-ST33101.0022000009.081100131000.898.00----13.000.001.000-
2004Portland BeaversPCLAAAsdn-ST33116.35330000011.017981160001.5913.500.790.794.766.00.500-
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0213.98550000020.02510911191001.2811.070.440.448.4119.00.6671.97
2004San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn41ST33036.33440000021.022151558141001.419.282.113.385.911.75.0005.91
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter74764.80281200811022731282.213747386851814719976111391.449.621.273.306.982.12.4931.47
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter45413.13129128111500725.26343052533520873731301.167.840.432.579.123.54.523-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter9105.05343311000161.01891009116521522101.4810.480.892.888.432.92.474-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter792.55252502000151.2120524364216211001.077.120.362.499.613.86.438-
A+ Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter892.74282802000160.215569495271487001.138.680.281.518.295.48.471-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12122.91272706500173.012268567601716201.056.330.363.128.882.85.500-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter911.5815150000079.24816141271045000.945.420.113.0511.753.85.900-
San Diego Padres Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter34424.47122106164141647.0656346322100216548385241.349.101.393.007.602.54.447-
New York Yankees Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter22245.15116536361232400.04392442304616828517581.519.831.033.766.381.70.478-
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1395.35353500000196.224513111727731324171.6211.211.243.346.041.81.591-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter513.79862000038.0341716814322001.268.051.893.327.582.29.833-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13134.804834142051220.0235126117318117110271.449.621.273.306.982.12.5001.47
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14123.13393903200220.0192927611632239101.167.840.432.579.123.54.538-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1997San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn41p2632504500010133008002.100.151.100.2515061.250.000.040.1254.9249.1810.000.000.000.00
1998San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn41p2736505700020012105000.140.157.140.2977056.241.000.020.1371.7937.5021.000.000.000.00
1999San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn41p2832614500000033407001.082.125.082.2075071.185.000.049.1044.2347.8911.330.000.000.00
2000San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn41p2911220000010001201001.000.000.000.0000023.000.000.000.0000.0052.170.000.000.000.00
2001San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn41p3038110001000600000.125.125.125.250108.500.000.000.1110.0075.000.000.000.000.00
2003St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln41p32812010000000502000.083.083.083.1661014.143.000.000.0740.0035.710.000.000.000.00
2004Portland BeaversPCLAAAsdn-p3331000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2004San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn41p3347000000000400001.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0057.140.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter12621014190005017112023005.090.120.090.210190240.194.000.029.0002.9246.6716.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter31000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter31000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
San Diego Padres Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter11819814180005017107021005.091.122.091.213180226.198.000.030.0003.1047.3515.290.000.000.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter812010000000502000.083.083.083.1661014.143.000.000.0000.0035.710.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16227018240006019144030006.090.120.090.210240309.194.000.029.0002.9246.6716.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16254000000000000000.000.000.000.0000054.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1989Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya18P13--214-116161.0001.23------13100.020.6
1990Greensboro Hornets SALAnya19P27--1034314744.9361.63------27100.018.8
1991Prince William Cannons CaroA+nya20P19--5184-2723.8521.21------19100.013.7
1992Albany/Colonie Yankees EastAAnya21P24--332514035.8751.46------24100.017.3
1992New York YankeesALMLBnya21P3-13-2--221.0000.670.15-----3100.01.9
1993Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya22P16--361-109.9000.56------16100.011.4
1993New York YankeesALMLBnya22P6-3113--441.0000.670.13-----6100.03.7
1994Albany/Colonie Yankees EastAAnya23P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
1994Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya23P10--29--11111.0001.10------10100.07.0
1994New York YankeesALMLBnya23P23-49172-108.8000.350.16-----23100.020.4
1995New York YankeesALMLBnya24P27-168412-116161.0000.590.10-----27100.018.8
1996Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25P35-196623323229.9060.830.15-----35100.021.7
1997San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26P32-161421212725.9260.780.16-----32100.019.8
1998San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn27P39-176617-223231.0000.590.13-----39100.024.1
1999San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn28P33-2057241-3231.9690.940.15-----33100.020.4
2000San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn29P11-65-9--991.0000.820.14-----11100.06.8
2001Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn30P6--161187.8751.17------6100.04.3
2001Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn30P3---3--331.0001.00------3100.02.1
2001New York YankeesALMLBnya30P10-5135--881.0000.800.16-----10100.06.3
2001San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn30P3-19-2--221.0000.670.11-----3100.01.9
2002Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya31P2---------------2100.03.3
2002Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya31P1---------------1100.00.8
2002Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya31P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.4
2002New York YankeesALMLBnya31P20-3915--661.0000.300.15-----20100.012.4
2003New York YankeesALMLBnya32P27149241176.8570.220.12-----27100.016.7
2003St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32P8638111-32.6670.250.05-----8100.04.9
2004Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn33P2---2--221.0001.00------2100.01.4
2004Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn33P3--122-53.6001.00------3100.02.1
2004San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn33P4421-1--111.0000.250.05-----4100.02.5
MLB Totals for P - 13 season(s)-   P28111128136136107182172.9450.610.13-----2810.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P34--6213-3027.9000.79------340.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P25--333514136.8781.44------250.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P28--626513732.8651.14------280.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P27--1034314744.9361.63------270.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P15--214-116161.0001.07------150.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1989Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya1813----------
1990Greensboro Hornets SALAnya1927----------
1991Prince William Cannons CaroA+nya2019----------
1992Albany/Colonie Yankees EastAAnya2124----------
1992New York YankeesALMLBnya213----------
1993Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya2216----------
1993New York YankeesALMLBnya226----------
1994Albany/Colonie Yankees EastAAnya231----------
1994Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya2310----------
1994New York YankeesALMLBnya2323----------
1995New York YankeesALMLBnya2427----------
1996Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2535----------
1997San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2632----------
1998San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2739----------
1999San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2833----------
2000San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2911----------
2001Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn306----------
2001Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn303----------
2001New York YankeesALMLBnya3010----------
2001San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn303----------
2002Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya312----------
2002Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya311----------
2002Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya312----------
2002New York YankeesALMLBnya3120----------
2003New York YankeesALMLBnya3227----------
2003St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln328----------
2004Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn332----------
2004Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn333----------
2004San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn334----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1995New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB24005.402001.2212103.3310.800.0010.805.400.500.00.000
1998San Diego PadresDiv SeriesMLB27101.501006.03101100.504.500.000.0016.5000.001.000
1998San Diego PadresChamp. SeriesMLB27200.9020010.05181401.304.500.007.2012.601.750.001.000
1998San Diego PadresWorld SeriesMLB27001.501006.0711701.3310.500.001.5010.507.000.00.000
2001New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB30006.001003.0520201.6715.000.000.006.0000.00.000
2001New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB30100.002004.0100600.252.250.000.0013.5000.001.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs103.37404000010.710040214001.128.440.001.6911.817.000.001.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs200.90202000010.05010814001.304.500.007.2012.601.750.001.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs100.90303000010.08010113000.907.200.000.9011.7013.000.001.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1998San Diego PadresDiv SeriesMLB2712000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1998San Diego PadresChamp. SeriesMLB2725110000000000000.200.200.200.400105.200.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1998San Diego PadresWorld SeriesMLB2712110000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs12000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs25110000000000000.200.200.200.400105.200.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs12110000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1998NLCS Most Valuable Player1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2006-11-10Reinstated from voluntary retired list 
2004-09-03Voluntarily retired 
2004-08-24InjuredDisabled -- left elbow strain 
2004-08-04InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-04-15InjuredDisabled -- fractured left rib 
2003-12-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Padres. 
2003-10-31Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-08-22TradeTraded by Yankees to Cardinals for Ben Julianel and Justin Pope. 
2002-07-28InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-06-28InjuredDisabled -- - 
2002-05-08InjuredActivated from DL 
2001-12-19Contractre-signed by Yankees 
2001-12-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
2001-11-06Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2001-07-30TradeTraded by Padres to Yankees for Darren Blakely and Brett Jodie. 
2001-07-04InjuredActivated from DL 
2001-05-31InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
1996-12-06TradeTraded by Mariners to Padres for Scott Sanders. 
1995-12-07TradeTraded by Yankees with Russ Davis to Mariners for Jeff Nelson, Jim Mecir and Tino Martinez. 
1989-06-14Contractsigned 
* 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 YankeesTeam Payroll21109,000-68034-962,245109,000109,000
1993New York YankeesTeam Payroll22109,000-75735-968,431109,000218,000
1994New York YankeesTeam Payroll23112,000-7342919957,101109,000330,000
1995New York YankeesTeam Payroll24125,000-6652926999,520109,000455,000
1996Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll25235,000-4672349957,870109,000690,000
1997San Diego PadresTeam Payroll261,200,000-2611172++1,182,177150,0001,890,000
1998San Diego PadresTeam Payroll272,250,000-1921179++1,276,192170,0004,140,000
1999San Diego PadresTeam Payroll283,500,000-141585++1,454,491200,0007,640,000
2000San Diego PadresTeam Payroll296,100,000-66393++1,394,248200,00013,740,000
2001San Diego PadresTeam Payroll306,000,000-95390++1,897,758200,00019,740,000
2001New York YankeesTeam Payroll306,000,000-951090++1,897,758200,00019,740,000
2002New York YankeesTeam Payroll314,936,719-1461184++2,011,045200,00024,676,719
2003New York YankeesTeam Payroll326,000,000-1121186++2,163,527300,00030,676,719
2003St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll326,000,000-112786++2,163,527300,00030,676,719
2004San Diego PadresTeam Payroll33300,000-75531-2,070,100300,00030,976,719
* 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