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Jose Mesa AS-2AW-2

+ Played in Major Leagues 1987-2007
Positions: P-1226, OF-19, C-2
Proper Name: Jose Ramon Mesa
Born: May 22, 1966 (48.213) in Azua, Dominican Republic
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 225 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School:
Drafted: 1981 -- Signed as free agent by Toronto Blue Jays
MLB Debut:September 10,1987 (21.111)
TBC Player ID:707
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Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($2.5m) by Detroit Tigers.
Relationship(s):Father of Jesse Mesa

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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Phillies
    Released by Tigers
    Signed by Tigers (1-year)
    Signed by Rockies
    Signed as Free Agent by Pirates.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Phillies.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Mariners.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Indians with LHP Alvin Morman and 2B Shawon Dunston to Giants for RHP Steve Reed and OF Jacob Cruz July 24 1998
    Traded by Indians with Alvin Morman and Shawon Dunston to Giants for Steve Reed and Jacob Cruz.
    Traded by Orioles to Indians for Kyle Washington.
    Traded by Blue Jays with Oswaldo Peraza to Orioles for Mike Flanagan.
    Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Blue Jays.
    Draft Instances
    Signed as undrafted free agent by the Toronto Blue Jays in 1981.
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2007Philadelphia Phillies$ 2,500,0002981363$ 380,000$ 2,459,737
    2007Detroit Tigers$ 2,500,0002981563$ 380,000$ 2,459,737
    2006Colorado Rockies$ 2,000,000311661$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-12-11 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($2.5m)
    2005Pittsburgh Pirates$ 2,000,000302867$ 300,000$ 2,189,0552005-12-08 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($2m) Club option for 2007
    2004Pittsburgh Pirates$ 800,000393956$ 300,000$ 2,070,1002004-11-11 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($2m) Club option for 2006
    2003Philadelphia Phillies$ 5,200,000136584$ 300,000$ 2,163,527
    2002Philadelphia Phillies$ 4,200,000171682$ 200,000$ 2,011,045
    2001Philadelphia Phillies$ 2,900,000228775$ 200,000$ 1,897,758
    2000Seattle Mariners$ 3,950,000157883$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    1999Seattle Mariners$ 2,850,000182880$ 200,000$ 1,454,491
    1998Cleveland Indians$ 1,700,0002371674$ 170,000$ 1,276,192
    1998San Francisco Giants$ 1,700,0002371274$ 170,000$ 1,276,192
    1997Cleveland Indians$ 1,947,2231991579$ 150,000$ 1,182,177
    1996Cleveland Indians$ 1,872,2231711582$ 109,000$ 957,870
    1995Cleveland Indians$ 1,447,2231971179$ 109,000$ 999,520
    1994Cleveland Indians$ 600,0003331763$ 109,000$ 957,101
    1993Cleveland Indians$ 325,0004332253$ 109,000$ 968,431
    1992Cleveland Indians$ 135,0005862627$ 109,000$ 962,245
    1992Baltimore Orioles$ 135,0005863027$ 109,000$ 962,245
    1991Baltimore Orioles$ 107,0006002515$ 100,000$ 742,231
    1990Baltimore Orioles$ 100,000649360$ 100,000$ 515,727
    1987Baltimore Orioles$ 60,000595310$ 60,000$ 344,906

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