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Miguel Cairo AW-1

+ Played between 1992-2012 Reached MLB Status: Retired
Biography Data
Positions: 2B-1225, SS-301, 3B-289, 1B-172, LF-56, DH-18, RF-14, OF-2
Proper Name: Miguel Jesus Cairo
Born: May 4, 1974 (41.153)
Place Anaco, Venezuela
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 160 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School:
Drafted: 1990 -- Signed as free agent by Los Angeles Dodgers
MLB Debut:April 17,1996 (21.348)
TBC Player ID:879
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2013-02-15 - Announced retirement More
Recent Contract:Signed to 2-year contract for 2011-2012 ($2m) by Cincinnati Reds.
Organizations:LAN, TOR, CHN, TBA, SLN, NYA, NYN, SEA, PHI, CIN
Signed by:Camilo Pascual

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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2013MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2013-02-153BRMLBAnnounced retirement---
    2012-10-29-3BFA-MLBDeclared free agency---
    2012-05-07Cincinnati Reds1b-2bActive-MLBCincinnati RedsMLB40man
    2012-05-05Cincinnati Reds2BDL-15Cincinnati RedsMLB40man
    2012-04-17Cincinnati Reds3BDL-15Cincinnati RedsMLBDL-15 Strained left hamstring40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Reds
    Granted free agency
    Signed by Reds
    Signed by Mariners (1-year)
    Signed by Yankees
    Signed by Yankees
    Signed by Mets (1-year)
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Yankees.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Claimed on waivers by Cardinals from Cubs.
    Traded by Athletics to Cubs for Eric Hinske.
    Signed by Athletics
    Signed as Free Agent by Athletics.
    Released by Devil Rays.
    Selected by Devil Rays from Cubs in expansion draft (Pick #8).
    Traded by Blue Jays to Cubs for Jason Stevenson.
    Traded by Mariners with Bill Risley to Blue Jays for Edwin Hurtado and Paul Menhart.
    Traded by Dodgers with Willis Otanez to Mariners for Mike Blowers.
    Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers.
    Signed as nondrafted free agent by Dodgers
    Draft Instances
    Signed as undrafted free agent by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1990.
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2012Cincinnati Reds$ 1,000,0004181454$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2011Cincinnati Reds$ 1,000,0004261453$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2010Cincinnati Reds$ 400,000757260$ 400,000$ 2,812,5942010-12-08 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2011-2012 ($2m)
    2010-01-27 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($0.5m) Minor league contract
    2009Philadelphia Phillies$ 500,0004902439$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-02-15 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($0.5m) Minor league contract
    2008Seattle Mariners$ 850,0004361652$ 390,000$ 2,696,2522008-01-08 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($0.85m)
    2007New York Yankees$ 750,0004581843$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-01-26 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($0.75m)
    2007St. Louis Cardinals$ 750,0004582343$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-01-26 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($0.75m)
    2006New York Yankees$ 1,000,0003872451$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-01-05 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($1m)
    2005New York Mets$ 900,0003971756$ 300,000$ 2,189,0552005-01-11 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($0.9m)
    2004New York Yankees$ 900,0003722459$ 300,000$ 2,070,100
    2003St. Louis Cardinals$ 850,0003862152$ 300,000$ 2,163,527
    2002St. Louis Cardinals$ 600,0004652449$ 200,000$ 2,011,045
    2001St. Louis Cardinals$ 200,000771330$ 200,000$ 1,897,758
    2001Chicago Cubs$ 200,000771320$ 200,000$ 1,897,758
    2000Tampa Bay Rays$ 295,0005642138$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    1999Tampa Bay Rays$ 235,0006562427$ 200,000$ 1,454,491
    1998Tampa Bay Rays$ 195,0006812425$ 170,000$ 1,276,192
    1997Chicago Cubs$ 150,000766330$ 150,000$ 1,182,177
    1996Toronto Blue Jays$ 109,000786320$ 109,000$ 957,870

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