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+ Free Agent Status: FA
Biography Data
Positions: P-465
Proper Name: David Allan Aardsma
Born: December 27, 1981 (33.250)
Place Denver, Colorado
Height/Weight: 6-5 / 200 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Cherry Creek (Englewood,CO)
College: Rice University , Penn State University
Drafted: 2003 -- 1st round (22nd overall) by San Francisco Giants (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:April 6,2004 (22.100)
TBC Player ID:25001
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2015-09-02 - Released by Braves More
Prospect Ranks:[2005]SFN #9 [2004]SFN #3
Recent Contract:Signed to Minor League Contract by Atlanta Braves (2015-06-07)
Organizations:SFN, CHN, CHA, BOS, SEA, NYA, NYN, MIA, SLN, ATL, LAN
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (69.62%) -- Slider (20.20%) -- Splitter (9.64%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (0.34%) -- Changeup (0.10%) -- Curveball (0.05%) -- Cutter (0.05%)
Fastball Velocity: [2015] - 91.45 - [2013] - 91.16 - [2012] - 91.54 - [2010] - 94.02
Scouting Scores
control k-rating efficiency vsPower
61 85 86 83
*as of 2014 season.
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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2015MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2015-09-02RPFAMLBReleased by Braves---
    2015-08-24Atlanta BravesRPDFAAtlanta BravesMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2015-06-10Atlanta BravesRPActive-MLBAtlanta BravesMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2015-06-07Atlanta BravesRPMinorsGwinnettAAASigned to Minor League Contract---
    2015-06-05RPFAMLBReleased by Dodgers---
    2015-05-28Los Angeles DodgersRPMinorsOklahoma CityAAAReinstated to active roster---
    2015-05-26Los Angeles DodgersRPZOklahoma CityAAAPlaced on temporary inactive list---
    2015-04-13Los Angeles DodgersRPMinorsOklahoma CityAAAAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)---
    2015-02-16Los Angeles DodgersRPMinorsLos Angeles DodgersMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2014
    2014-11-08RPFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2014-08-23St. Louis CardinalsRPMinorsMemphisAAAAssigned to Memphis (AAA)---
    2014-08-15St. Louis CardinalsRPD7Gulf Coast CardinalsRkAssigned to GCL Cardinals (Rk) for rehab---
    2014-06-18St. Louis CardinalsRPD7MemphisAAADL-7 Injured---
    2014-04-12St. Louis CardinalsRPMinorsMemphisAAAAssigned to Memphis (AAA)---
    2014-03-27St. Louis CardinalsRPMinorsSt. Louis CardinalsMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2014-03-21RPFAMLBReleased by Indians---
    2014-01-23Cleveland IndiansRPMinorsCleveland IndiansMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2013
    2013-10-31RPFAMLBDeclared free agency---
    2013-06-08New York MetsRPActive-MLBNew York MetsMLBContract purchased from Las Vegas (AAA)40man
    2013-05-20New York MetsPMinorsLas VegasAAASigned to minor league contract---
    2013-05-15PFAMLBReleased by Marlins---
    2013-04-13Miami MarlinsPMinorsNew OrleansAAASigned to minor league contract---
    2013-04-04PFAMLBReleased by Yankees---
    2013-03-30New York YankeesPDFANew York YankeesMLBDesignated for assignment---
    2012
    2012-10-29New York YankeesPActive-MLBNew York YankeesMLBYankees exercised option for 201340man
    2012-09-27New York YankeesRPActive-MLBNew York YankeesMLBActivated from DL40man
    2012-09-01New York YankeesPDL-60TampaA+Assigned to Tampa (A+) for rehab---
    2012-06-19New York YankeesPDL-60Gulf Coast YankeesRkAssigned to GCL Yankees (Rk) for rehab---
    2012-05-07New York YankeesPDL-60New York YankeesMLB---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Yankees
    Granted free agency
    Traded by Red Sox to Mariners for Fabian Williamson
    Signed by Red Sox (1-year)
    Traded by White Sox to Red Sox for Willy Mota and Miguel Socolovich
    Traded by Cubs with Carlos Vasquez to White Sox for Neal Cotts
    Traded by Giants with Jerome Williams to Cubs for LaTroy Hawkins
    signed
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by San Francisco Giants in 1st round (22nd overall) of 2003 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2013New York Mets$ 540,0005011345$ 490,000$ 3,019,505
    2012New York Yankees$ 500,0005493139$ 480,000$ 2,954,8872012-10-29 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013-2013 ($0m) Option exercised
    2012-02-22 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($0.5m)
    2010Seattle Mariners$ 2,750,0002851069$ 400,000$ 2,812,5942010-01-19 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($2.75m) Avoided arbitration
    2009Seattle Mariners$ 419,0005972226$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-03-01 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($0.419m)
    2008Boston Red Sox$ 403,2506122933$ 390,000$ 2,696,2522008-03-07 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($0.40325m)
    2007Chicago White Sox$ 387,5006592418$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-02-28 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($0.3875m)
    2006Chicago Cubs$ 327,000742440$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-03-03 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($0.327m)
    2004San Francisco Giants$ 300,000755410$ 300,000$ 2,070,1002004-01-01 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2004-2004 ($0.3m)

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