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+ Free Agent Status: FA
Biography Data
Positions: P-347
Proper Name: Jose Ariel Contreras
Born: December 6, 1971 (43.362)
Place Havana, Cuba
Height/Weight: 6-4 / 230 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School:
Drafted: 2002 -- Signed as free agent by New York Yankees
MLB Debut:March 31,2003 (31.116)
TBC Player ID:1492
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2014-03-31 - Released by Rangers More
Prospect Ranks:[2003]MLB #6
Recent Contract:Signed to minor league contract by Texas Rangers (2013-12-05)
Organizations:NYA, CHA, COL, PHI, PIT, BOS
Signed by:Gordon Blakeley
Pitch Repertoire 2-Seam Fastball (36.94%) -- Slider (33.17%) -- Fastball (17.85%) -- Splitter (12.04%)
Fastball Velocity: [2013] - 91.23 - [2012] - 92.2 - [2011] - 92.75 - [2010] - 93.52

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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2014MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2014-03-31-RPFA-MLBReleased by Rangers---
    2013-12-05Texas RangersRPMinorsTexas RangersMLBSigned to minor league contract---
    2013-07-19Boston Red SoxRPMinorsPawtucketAAASigned to minor league contract---
    2013-07-18RPFAMLBReleased by Pirates---
    2013-06-19Pittsburgh PiratesRPMinorsIndianapolisAAAAssigned to Indianapolis (AAA)---
    2013-06-18Pittsburgh PiratesRPMinorsPittsburgh PiratesMLBSigned to minor league contract---
    2013-06-14RPFAMLBActivated from DL and Released---
    2013-06-10Pittsburgh PiratesRPDL-15IndianapolisAAAAssigned to Indianapolis (AAA) for rehab40man
    2013-05-28Pittsburgh PiratesRPDL-15Pittsburgh PiratesMLBDL-15 Lower back inflammation40man
    2013-05-21Pittsburgh PiratesRPActive-MLBPittsburgh PiratesMLBReinstated from Bereavement List40man
    2013-05-17Pittsburgh PiratesRPBPittsburgh PiratesMLBPlaced on bereavement list40man
    2013-05-03Pittsburgh PiratesRPActive-MLBPittsburgh PiratesMLBContract purchased from Indianapolis (AAA)40man
    2013-04-27Pittsburgh PiratesPMinorsIndianapolisAAAAssigned to Indianapolis (AAA)---
    2013-04-21Pittsburgh PiratesPMinorsAltoonaAAAssigned to Altoona (AA)---
    2013-04-16Pittsburgh PiratesPMinorsBradentonA+Assigned to Bradenton (A+)---
    2013-02-24Pittsburgh PiratesPMinorsPittsburgh PiratesMLBSigned to minor league contract---
    2012-11-01-PFA-MLBOption declined, declared a free agent---
    2012-10-30Philadelphia PhilliesPActive-MLBPhiladelphia PhilliesMLBActivated from DL40man
    2012-06-05Philadelphia PhilliesRPDL-60Philadelphia PhilliesMLBTransferred to 60-day DL---
    2012-06-02Philadelphia PhilliesRPDL-15Philadelphia PhilliesMLBDL-15 Torn UCL, right elbow40man
    2012-04-16Philadelphia PhilliesPActive-MLBPhiladelphia PhilliesMLBActivated from DL40man
    2012-04-03Philadelphia PhilliesRPDL-15Philadelphia PhilliesMLBDL-15 Right elbow surgery40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Phillies
    Granted free agency
    Traded by White Sox to Rockies for Brandon Hynick
    Traded by Yankees with Cash to White Sox for Esteban Loaiza.
    Signed as nondrafted free agent by Yankees
    Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.
    Draft Instances
    Signed as undrafted free agent by the New York Yankees in 2002.
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2013Pittsburgh Pirates$ 490,000775310$ 490,000$ 3,017,275
    2012Philadelphia Phillies$ 2,500,0002981568$ 480,000$ 2,952,482
    2011Philadelphia Phillies$ 2,500,0002961768$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2010Philadelphia Phillies$ 1,500,0003622060$ 400,000$ 2,812,5942010-11-15 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2011-2012 ($5.5m) Club option for 2013
    2010-01-28 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($1.5m)
    2009Colorado Rockies$ 10,000,00078290$ 400,000$ 2,746,792
    2009Chicago White Sox$ 10,000,00078690$ 400,000$ 2,746,792
    2008Chicago White Sox$ 10,000,00074692$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    2007Chicago White Sox$ 9,000,00075691$ 380,000$ 2,459,737
    2006Chicago White Sox$ 9,500,00063493$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-04-02 - Signed to 3-year contract for 2007-2009 ($29m)
    2005Chicago White Sox$ 8,500,00061294$ 300,000$ 2,189,055
    2004New York Yankees$ 8,500,000611194$ 300,000$ 2,070,100
    2004Chicago White Sox$ 8,500,00061294$ 300,000$ 2,070,100
    2003New York Yankees$ 5,500,0001241384$ 300,000$ 2,163,527

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