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Biography Data
Positions: P-178
Proper Name: Jeffrey Warren Niemann
Born: February 28, 1983 (33.209)
Place Houston, Texas
Height/Weight: 6-9 / 260 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Lamar (Houston,TX)
College: Rice University
Drafted: 2004 -- 1st round (4th overall) by Tampa Bay Rays (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:April 13,2008 (25.044)
Service Time:5.022 (2013)
TBC Player ID:32872
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2013-11-19 - Refused Minor League Assignment - Declared free agency More
Prospect Ranks:[2009]TBA #10 [2008]MLB #99 TBA #7 [2007]MLB #35 TBA #4 [2006]MLB #70 TBA #2 [2005]MLB #20
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($3m) Avoiding arbitration by Tampa Bay Rays (2013-01-18)
Organizations:TBA
Signed by:Jon Bonifay
Pitch Repertoire 2-Seam Fastball (33.58%) -- Fastball (20.49%) -- Curveball (18.36%) -- Slider (9.33%) -- Cutter (8.97%) -- Changeup (7.77%) -- Splitter (1.49%)
Fastball Velocity: [2012] - 90.52 - [2011] - 91.14 - [2010] - 91.5


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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2013MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2013-11-19SPFAMLBRefused Minor League Assignment - Declared free agency---
    2013-11-04Tampa Bay RaysSPActive-MLBTampa Bay RaysMLBActivated from DL40man
    2013-04-17Tampa Bay RaysSPDL-60Tampa Bay RaysMLBTransferred to 60-day DL---
    2013-04-05Tampa Bay RaysSPDL-15Tampa Bay RaysMLBDL-15 Right shoulder soreness40man
    2013-01-18Tampa Bay RaysSPActive-MLBTampa Bay RaysMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($3m) Avoiding arbitration40man
    2012
    2012-09-01Tampa Bay RaysSPActive-MLBTampa Bay RaysMLBActivated from DL40man
    2012-08-19Tampa Bay RaysPDL-60DurhamAAAAssigned to Durham (AAA) for rehab---
    2012-08-08Tampa Bay RaysPDL-60CharlotteA+Assigned to Charlotte (A+) for rehab---
    2012-05-16Tampa Bay RaysPDL-60Tampa Bay RaysMLBTransferred to 60-day DL---
    2012-05-15Tampa Bay RaysPDL-15Tampa Bay RaysMLBDL-15 Fractured right fibula40man
    2012-05-08Tampa Bay RaysPActive-MLBTampa Bay RaysMLB40man
    2011
    2011-02-10Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay RaysMLB---
    2010
    2010-02-28Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay RaysMLB---
    2005
    2005-01-20Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay RaysMLB---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Tampa Bay Rays in 1st round (4th overall) of 2004 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2012Tampa Bay Rays$ 2,750,000285969$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2011Tampa Bay Rays$ 903,0004531450$ 414,000$ 2,722,6072011-02-10 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($0.903m)
    2010Tampa Bay Rays$ 1,032,0004121955$ 400,000$ 2,812,4122010-02-28 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($1.032m)
    2009Tampa Bay Rays$ 1,290,0003911752$ 400,000$ 2,746,792
    2008Tampa Bay Rays$ 390,000753390$ 390,000$ 2,696,252

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