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Matt Carson AW-3

+ Free Agent Status: FA
Biography Data
Positions: OF-757, RF-311, CF-254, LF-87, P-7, DH-3, 1B-1
Proper Name: Matthew Reese Carson
Born: July 1, 1981 (34.064)
Place Newport Beach, California
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 200 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Yucaipa (Yucaipa,CA)
College: Brigham Young University
Drafted: 2002 -- 5th round (156th overall) by New York Yankees (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:September 18,2009 (28.079)
TBC Player ID:20317
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2015-06-21 - Released by Athletics More
Recent Contract:Signed to Minor League Contract by Los Angeles Dodgers (2015-01-09)
Organizations:NYA, OAK, TBA, MIN, CLE, LAN
Scouting Scores
speed contact patience batting power
67 31 36 52 75
*as of 2014 season.
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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2015MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2015-06-21LFFAMLBReleased by Athletics---
    2015-05-08Oakland AthleticsLFMinorsNashvilleAAATraded from Dodgers to Athletics for cash considerations---
    2015-04-13Los Angeles DodgersLFMinorsOklahoma CityAAAAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)---
    2015-01-09Los Angeles DodgersLFMinorsLos Angeles DodgersMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2014
    2014-11-08LFFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2014-07-05Cleveland IndiansLFMinorsColumbusAAAActivated from disabled list---
    2014-05-26Cleveland IndiansLFD7ColumbusAAADL-7 Injured---
    2014-04-12Cleveland IndiansLFMinorsColumbusAAAAssigned to Columbus (AAA)---
    2014-03-23LFFAMLBReleased by Indians---
    2013
    2013-12-14Cleveland IndiansLFMinorsCleveland IndiansMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2013-12-03LFFAMLBNon-tendered, declared free agency---
    2013-10-07Cleveland IndiansLFActive-MLBCleveland IndiansMLBRecalled from Columbus (AAA)40man
    2013-09-01Cleveland IndiansLFMinorsColumbusAAAOptioned to Columbus (AAA)40man
    2013-08-28Cleveland IndiansRFActive-MLBCleveland IndiansMLBContract purchased from Columbus (AAA)40man
    2013-06-29Cleveland IndiansRFMinorsColumbusAAAActivated from temporarily inactive list---
    2013-06-26Cleveland IndiansRFZColumbusAAAPlaced on temporary inactive list---
    2013-04-06Cleveland IndiansRFMinorsColumbusAAAAssigned to Columbus (AAA)---
    2012
    2012-11-19Cleveland IndiansRFMinorsCleveland IndiansMLBSigned to minor league contract---
    2012-10-25Minnesota TwinsRFMinorsMinnesota TwinsMLBOutrighted to minors---
    2012-08-31Minnesota TwinslfActive-MLBMinnesota TwinsMLBRecalled from Rochester (AAA)40man
    2012-08-24Minnesota TwinsrfMinorsRochesterAAAOptioned to Rochester (AAA)40man
    2012-08-17Minnesota TwinsrfActive-MLBMinnesota TwinsMLBContract purchased from Rochester (AAA)40man
    2012-06-09Minnesota TwinsRFMinorsRochesterAAA---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Twins
    Signed by Athletics to minor league contract
    signed
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by New York Yankees in 5th round (156th overall) of 2002 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2013Cleveland Indians$ 490,000774330$ 490,000$ 3,019,505
    2012Minnesota Twins$ 480,000760260$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2010Oakland Athletics$ 400,000757350$ 400,000$ 2,812,5942010-11-02 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($0.414m) Minor League Contract
    2010-04-22 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($0.4m) Contract purchased from minors
    2009Oakland Athletics$ 400,000724290$ 400,000$ 2,746,792

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