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Mike Wuertz

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Biography Data
Positions: P-660
Proper Name: Michael James Wuertz
Born: December 15, 1978 (38.134)
Place Austin, Minnesota
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 200 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Austin (Austin,MN)
Drafted: 1997 -- 11th round (334th overall) by Chicago Cubs (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:April 5,2004 (25.111)
Service Time:6.139 (2012)
TBC Player ID:7514
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2013-03-08 - Released by Marlins More
Recent Contract:Signed to minor league contract by Miami Marlins (2013-01-16)
Organizations:CHN, OAK
Signed by:Mark Servais
Pitch Repertoire Slider (60.68%) -- Fastball (36.16%) -- Changeup (3.16%)
Fastball Velocity: [2011] - 88.64 - [2010] - 89.54

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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2013MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2013-03-08PFAMLBReleased by Marlins---
    2013-01-16Miami MarlinsPMinorsMiami MarlinsMLBSigned to minor league contract---
    2012-05-02Cincinnati RedsPMinorsCincinnati RedsMLBSigned to minor league contract---
    2010-01-29Oakland AthleticsOakland AthleticsMLB---
    2009-01-20Chicago CubsChicago CubsMLB---
    2008-01-20Chicago CubsChicago CubsMLB---
    2007-03-05Chicago CubsChicago CubsMLB---
    2006-03-03Chicago CubsChicago CubsMLB---
    2005-01-01Chicago CubsChicago CubsMLB---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Released by Athletics
    Traded by Cubs to Athletics for Richie Robnett and Justin Sellers.
    Signed by Cubs (1-year)
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Chicago Cubs in 11th round (334th overall) of 1997 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2011Oakland Athletics$ 2,800,0002791270$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2010Oakland Athletics$ 2,200,000314966$ 400,000$ 2,812,4122010-01-29 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2010-2011 ($5.25m) Club option for 2012
    2009Oakland Athletics$ 1,100,0004051050$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-01-20 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($1.1m) Avoided arbitration
    2008Chicago Cubs$ 860,0004352052$ 390,000$ 2,696,2522008-01-20 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($0.86m) Avoided arbitration
    2007Chicago Cubs$ 415,0005442432$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-03-05 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($0.415m)
    2006Chicago Cubs$ 327,000742380$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-03-03 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($0.327m)
    2005Chicago Cubs$ 322,0006922824$ 300,000$ 2,189,0552005-01-01 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($0.322m)
    2004Chicago Cubs$ 300,000755430$ 300,000$ 2,070,100

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