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Matt Stairs AW-1WS-1

+ Played in Major Leagues 1992-2011

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Biography Data
Positions: RF-542, DH-426, OF-311, 1B-305, LF-209, 3B-207, 2B-92, SS-29, CF-2
Proper Name: Matthew Wade Stairs
Born: February 27, 1968 (48.242)
Place Saint John, New Brunswick
Height/Weight: 5-9 / 217 Bats/Throws: Left-Right
High School:
Drafted: Not drafted
MLB Debut:May 29,1992 (24.092)
Service Time:16.029 (2011)
TBC Player ID:454
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2010-12-14 - Washington Nationals - More
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($0.85m) by Washington Nationals. Minor League Contract
Signed by:Bill MacKenzie

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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2010MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2010-12-14Washington NationalsWashington NationalsMLB---
    2010-01-25San Diego PadresSan Diego PadresMLB---
    2007-11-02Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue JaysMLB---
    2006-12-07Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue JaysMLB---
    2005-09-10Kansas City RoyalsKansas City RoyalsMLB---
    2004-09-15Kansas City RoyalsKansas City RoyalsMLB---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Released by Nationals
    Signed by Nationals
    Granted free agency
    Signed by Padres
    Traded by Blue Jays to Phillies for player to be named later (Fabio Castro)
    Signed by Blue Jays (2-years)
    Signed by Blue Jays to minor league contract
    Claimed off waivers by Rangers from Tigers
    Traded by Royals to Rangers for Jose Diaz
    Signed as Free Agent by Royals.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Pirates.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Brewers.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Athletics to Cubs for Eric Ireland.
    Signed as Free Agent by Athletics.
    Signed by Athletics
    Granted Free Agency.
    Purchased by Red Sox from Expos.
    Signed as Free Agent by Expos.
    Purchased by Chunichi Dragons (Japan Central) from Expos.
    Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Expos.
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2011Washington Nationals$ 850,0004732048$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2010San Diego Padres$ 700,0004791347$ 400,000$ 2,812,4122010-12-14 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($0.85m) Minor League Contract
    2010-01-25 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($0.7m) Minor league contract
    2009Philadelphia Phillies$ 1,625,0003531957$ 400,000$ 2,746,792
    2008Toronto Blue Jays$ 1,625,0003471562$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    2008Philadelphia Phillies$ 1,625,0003471762$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    2007Toronto Blue Jays$ 850,0004361646$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-11-02 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2008-2009 ($3.25m) $1.25 signing bonus
    2006Texas Rangers$ 1,350,0003561856$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-12-07 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($0.85m) Minor league contract
    2006Detroit Tigers$ 1,350,0003561456$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-12-07 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($0.85m) Minor league contract
    2006Kansas City Royals$ 1,350,0003561256$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-12-07 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($0.85m) Minor league contract
    2005Kansas City Royals$ 1,200,000357661$ 300,000$ 2,189,0552005-09-10 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($1.35m) Contract extension signed at end of 2005 season
    2004Kansas City Royals$ 1,000,0003461162$ 300,000$ 2,070,1002004-09-15 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($1.2m)
    2003Pittsburgh Pirates$ 900,0003771454$ 300,000$ 2,163,527
    2002Milwaukee Brewers$ 500,0004831847$ 200,000$ 2,011,045
    2001Chicago Cubs$ 3,200,0002061078$ 200,000$ 1,897,758
    2000Oakland Athletics$ 3,050,000198679$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    1999Oakland Athletics$ 1,950,000256672$ 200,000$ 1,454,491
    1998Oakland Athletics$ 325,0004871747$ 170,000$ 1,276,192
    1997Oakland Athletics$ 165,0006762025$ 150,000$ 1,182,177
    1996Oakland Athletics$ 130,0006762125$ 109,000$ 957,870
    1995Boston Red Sox$ 115,0007113422$ 109,000$ 999,520
    1993Montreal Expos$ 110,0007483118$ 109,000$ 968,431
    1992Montreal Expos$ 109,000680280$ 109,000$ 962,245

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