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Randy Wells

+ Played between 2002-2013 Reached MLB Status: Retired


Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts40Walks47Hittable33SO/BB47vsPower33Hitting13Durability49Team.498Ratings ExplainedBuy
Biography Data
Positions: P-285, C-42, 1B-2
Proper Name: Randy David Wells
Born: August 28, 1982 (33.336)
Place Belleville, Illinois
Height/Weight: 6-4 / 200 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Belleville East (Belleville,IL)
College: Southwestern Illinois College
Drafted: 2002 -- 38th round (1143rd overall) by Chicago Cubs (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:April 5,2008 (25.220)
Service Time:3.071 (2012)
TBC Player ID:7429
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2013-04-30 - Announced retirement More
Recent Contract:Signed to minor league contract by Texas Rangers (2012-12-06)
Organizations:CHN, TOR, TEX
Signed by:Mark Adair
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (27.16%) -- Slider (24.97%) -- Sinker (24.03%) -- Changeup (16.98%) -- Cutter (4.95%) -- Curveball (1.91%)
Fastball Velocity: [2012] - 89.13 - [2011] - 88.59 - [2010] - 89.89


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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2013MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2013-04-30PRMLBAnnounced retirement---
    2013-04-08Texas RangersPMinorsRound RockAAAAssigned to Round Rock (AAA)---
    2012
    2012-12-06Texas RangersPMinorsTexas RangersMLBSigned to minor league contract---
    2012-10-08-PFA-MLBElected free agency---
    2012-06-29Chicago CubsSPMinorsIowaAAAOutrighted to Iowa (AAA)---
    2012-06-27Chicago CubsRP-SPDFAChicago CubsMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2012-05-20Chicago CubsRP-SPActive-MLBChicago CubsMLBRecalled from Iowa (AAA)40man
    2012-05-03Chicago CubsPMinorsIowaAAAOptioned to Iowa (AAA)40man
    2012-04-22Chicago CubsPActive-MLBChicago CubsMLBRecalled from Iowa (AAA)40man
    2012-03-29Chicago CubsPMinorsIowaAAAOptioned to Iowa (AAA)40man
    2012-01-17Chicago CubsChicago CubsMLB---
    2011
    2011-03-03Chicago CubsChicago CubsMLB---
    2010
    2010-02-01Chicago CubsChicago CubsMLB---
    2009
    2009-02-25Chicago CubsChicago CubsMLB---
    2008
    2008-09-09Chicago CubsChicago CubsMLB---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Returned to Cubs
    signed
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Chicago Cubs in 38th round (1143rd overall) of 2002 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by New York Mets in 44th round (1324th overall) of 2001 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2012Chicago Cubs$ 480,000760280$ 480,000$ 2,954,8872012-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($2.705m) Avoided arbitration
    2011Chicago Cubs$ 475,0005441840$ 414,000$ 2,722,6072011-03-03 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($0.475m)
    2010Chicago Cubs$ 427,0005682338$ 400,000$ 2,812,4122010-02-01 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($0.427m)
    2009Chicago Cubs$ 400,000724310$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-02-25 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($0.402m)
    2008Chicago Cubs$ 390,000753350$ 390,000$ 2,696,2522008-09-09 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($0.39m) Contract purchased from minors
    2008Toronto Blue Jays$ 390,000753340$ 390,000$ 2,696,2522008-09-09 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($0.39m) Contract purchased from minors

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