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Mike Baxter AW-1

+ Chicago Cubs Status: Minors
Biography Data
Positions: RF-352, OF-323, 1B-151, LF-135, CF-19, 3B-3, DH-1, 2B-1
Proper Name: Michael Joseph Baxter
Born: December 7, 1984 (30.111)
Place Queens, New York
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 190 Bats/Throws: Left-Right
High School: Archbishop Molloy (Jamaica,NY)
College: Columbia University , Vanderbilt University
Drafted: 2005 -- 4th round (128th overall) by San Diego Padres (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:September 6,2010 (25.273)
TBC Player ID:40335
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2015-02-01 - Chicago Cubs - Signed to Minor League Contract More
Recent Contract:Signed to Minor League Contract by Chicago Cubs (2015-02-01)
Organizations:SDN, NYN, LAN
Signed by:Billy Merkel
Scouting Scores
speed contact patience batting power
77 73 54 65 49


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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2015MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2015-02-01Chicago CubslfMinorsChicago CubsMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2014
    2014-11-08lfFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2014-04-12Los Angeles DodgerslfMinorsAlbuquerqueAAAAssigned to Albuquerque (AAA)---
    2014-04-09Los Angeles DodgerslfMinorsLos Angeles DodgersMLBOutrighted to minors---
    2014-04-06Los Angeles DodgerslfDFALos Angeles DodgersMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2014-04-04Los Angeles DodgerslfMinorsLos Angeles DodgersMLBOptioned to minors40man
    2013
    2013-12-03Los Angeles DodgerslfActive-MLBLos Angeles DodgersMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($0.7m) Avoiding arbitration40man
    2013-10-17Los Angeles DodgerslfActive-MLBLos Angeles DodgersMLBClaimed off waivers from Mets by Dodgers40man
    2013-09-09New York MetslfActive-MLBNew York MetsMLBRecalled from Las Vegas (AAA)40man
    2013-08-24New York MetslfMinorsLas VegasAAAOptioned to Las Vegas (AAA)40man
    2013-08-03New York MetslfActive-MLBNew York MetsMLBRecalled from Las Vegas (AAA)40man
    2013-06-10New York MetslfMinorsLas VegasAAAOptioned to Las Vegas (AAA)40man
    2013-03-05New York MetslfActive-MLBNew York MetsMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.500318m)40man
    2012
    2012-07-30New York MetsrfActive-MLBNew York MetsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2012-07-23New York Mets1BDL-15BuffaloAAAAssigned to Buffalo (AAA) for rehab40man
    2012-07-20New York Mets1BDL-15BinghamtonAAAssigned to Binghamton (AA) for rehab40man
    2012-07-15New York Mets1BDL-15St. LucieA+Assigned to St. Lucie (A+) for rehab40man
    2012-06-03New York MetslfDL-15New York MetsMLBDL-15 Displaced right collarbone40man
    2012-04-04New York MetslfActive-MLBNew York MetsMLBContract purchased from Buffalo (AAA)40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Mets
    Granted free agency
    Claimed off waivers by Mets from Padres
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by San Diego Padres in 4th round (128th overall) of 2005 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2013New York Mets$ 500,3186221932$ 490,000$ 3,003,0672013-12-03 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($0.7m) Avoiding arbitration
    2013-03-05 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.500318m)
    2012New York Mets$ 480,000760360$ 480,000$ 2,952,482
    2011New York Mets$ 414,1007872513$ 414,000$ 2,722,6072011-12-16 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($0.414m) Minor league contract
    2011-02-27 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($0.4141m)
    2010San Diego Padres$ 400,000757300$ 400,000$ 2,812,594

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    MLB.Com   -  Mike Baxter @ Razzball


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