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Eric Hinske Pr team-6AW-3WS-1

+ Free Agent Status: FA
Biography Data
Positions: 3B-755, 1B-380, LF-160, RF-156, DH-96, OF-16, 2B-1
Proper Name: Eric Scott Hinske
Born: August 5, 1977 (37.295)
Place Neenah, Wisconsin
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 225 Bats/Throws: Left-Right
High School: Menasha (Menasha,WI)
College: University of Arkansas
Drafted: 1998 -- 17th round (496th overall) by Chicago Cubs (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:April 1,2002 (24.239)
TBC Player ID:4279
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2013-07-19 - Released by Diamondbacks More
Prospect Ranks:[2002]TOR #6 [2000]CHN #10
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2013-2013 ($1.075m) by Arizona Diamondbacks.
Organizations:CHN, OAK, TOR, BOS, TBA, NYA, PIT, ATL, ARI
Signed by:Brian Milner
Scouting Scores
speed contact patience batting power
57 20 77 44 81


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    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2013MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2013-07-191bFAMLBReleased by Diamondbacks---
    2013-07-07Arizona Diamondbacks1bMinorsRenoAAAOutrighted to Reno (AAA)---
    2013-06-28Arizona Diamondbacks1bDFAArizona DiamondbacksMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2013-06-26Arizona Diamondbacks1bActive-MLBArizona DiamondbacksMLBReinstated from suspension40man
    2013-06-25Arizona Diamondbacks1bZArizona DiamondbacksMLBStarted to serve suspension 40man
    2013-06-14Arizona Diamondbacks1bActive-MLBArizona DiamondbacksMLBSuspended 1 game for participation in a brawl (Originally 5)40man
    2012
    2012-12-04Arizona Diamondbacks1bActive-MLBArizona DiamondbacksMLBSigned to 1-year contract ($1.075) 40man
    2012-10-29-LFFA-MLBDeclared free agency---
    2012-05-04Atlanta BraveslfActive-MLBAtlanta BravesMLB40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Braves
    Granted free agency
    Signed by Braves
    Traded by Pirates with cash to Yankees for Casey Erickson and Eric Fryer
    Signed by Pirates (1-year)
    Signed by Rays
    Reinstated from Bereavement list
    Placed on the Bereavement List
    Traded by Blue Jays with cash to Red Sox for player to be named later
    Traded by Athletics with Justin Miller to Blue Jays for Billy Koch.
    Traded by Cubs to Athletics for Miguel Cairo.
    signed
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Chicago Cubs in 17th round (496th overall) of 1998 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2013Arizona Diamondbacks$ 1,350,0004031756$ 490,000$ 3,019,505
    2012Atlanta Braves$ 1,600,0003571261$ 480,000$ 2,954,8872012-12-05 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013-2013 ($1.075m)
    2012-12-04 - Signed to 1-year contract ($1.075)
    2011Atlanta Braves$ 1,350,0003891657$ 414,000$ 2,722,6072011-10-31 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($1.5m) Option year from prior contract
    2010Atlanta Braves$ 1,000,0004131954$ 400,000$ 2,812,5942010-12-02 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($1.35m) Club option for 2012
    2010-01-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($1m)
    2009New York Yankees$ 1,500,0003611855$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-01-30 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($1.5m)
    2009Pittsburgh Pirates$ 1,500,0003611255$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-01-30 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($1.5m)
    2008Tampa Bay Rays$ 800,0004481550$ 390,000$ 2,696,2522008-02-06 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($0.8m) Minor league contract
    2007Boston Red Sox$ 5,625,0001441183$ 380,000$ 2,459,737
    2006Toronto Blue Jays$ 4,425,000164780$ 327,000$ 2,365,072
    2006Boston Red Sox$ 4,425,0001641080$ 327,000$ 2,365,072
    2005Toronto Blue Jays$ 3,100,000221676$ 300,000$ 2,189,055
    2004Toronto Blue Jays$ 900,0003721159$ 300,000$ 2,070,100
    2003Toronto Blue Jays$ 600,0004391643$ 300,000$ 2,163,5272003-03-18 - Signed to 5-year contract for 2003-2007 ($14.75m) $0.5m signing bonus
    2002Toronto Blue Jays$ 200,000757320$ 200,000$ 2,011,045

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