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+ Played in Major Leagues 1992-2010


Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts67Walks50Hittable64SO/BB64vsPower64Hitting.255Durability55Team.514Ratings ExplainedBuy
Biography Data
Positions: P-894
Proper Name: Russell Paul Springer
Born: November 7, 1968 (48.027)
Place Alexandria, Louisiana
Height/Weight: 6-4 / 220 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Grant (Dry Prong,LA)
College: Louisiana State University
Drafted: 1989 -- 7th round (181st overall) by New York Yankees (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:April 17,1992 (23.161)
Service Time:14.128 (2009)
TBC Player ID:456
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2009-01-29 - Oakland Athletics - More
Prospect Ranks:[1993]MLB #99 CAL #5 [1992]MLB #58 NYA #3 [1990]MLB #96 NYA #3
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($3.3m) by Oakland Athletics.
Organizations:NYA, CAL, PHI, HOU, ARI, ATL, SLN, OAK, TBA, CIN
Signed by:Bill Livesey, Joey Robinson
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (87.10%) -- Slider (9.68%) -- Curveball (3.23%)
Fastball Velocity: [2010] - 89.21


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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2009MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2009-01-29Oakland AthleticsOakland AthleticsMLB---
    2007
    2007-10-10St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis CardinalsMLB---
    2006
    2006-12-08St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis CardinalsMLB---
    2005
    2005-12-03Houston AstrosHouston AstrosMLB---
    2004
    2004-12-07Houston AstrosHouston AstrosMLB---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Granted free agency
    Signed by Reds
    Claimed off waivers by Rays from Athletics
    Signed by Athletics (1-year)
    Signed by Cardinals
    Not offered Arbitration by Astros
    Signed by Astros
    Signed as Free Agent by Astros.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Astros.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Cardinals.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Diamondbacks.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Diamondbacks to Braves for Alan Embree.
    Selected by Diamondbacks from Astros in expansion draft (Pick #61).
    Signed as Free Agent by Astros.
    Released by Phillies.
    Traded by Angels with Kevin Flora to Phillies for Dave Gallagher.
    Traded by Yankees with Jerry Nielsen and J.T. Snow to Angels for Jim Abbott.
    signed
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by New York Yankees in 7th round (181st overall) of 1989 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2010Cincinnati Reds$ 400,000757250$ 400,000$ 2,812,412
    2009Tampa Bay Rays$ 3,300,000241771$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-01-29 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($3.3m)
    2009Oakland Athletics$ 3,300,000241771$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-01-29 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($3.3m)
    2008St. Louis Cardinals$ 3,500,0002461073$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    2007St. Louis Cardinals$ 1,750,0003441558$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-10-10 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($3.5m)
    2006Houston Astros$ 750,0004431545$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-12-08 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($1.75m)
    2005Houston Astros$ 550,0004781247$ 300,000$ 2,189,0552005-12-03 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($0.75m)
    2004Houston Astros$ 300,000755310$ 300,000$ 2,070,1002004-12-07 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($0.55m) Minor league contract
    2003St. Louis Cardinals$ 450,0005002738$ 300,000$ 2,163,527
    2001Arizona Diamondbacks$ 1,700,0003231465$ 200,000$ 1,897,758
    2000Arizona Diamondbacks$ 1,725,0002871669$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    1999Atlanta Braves$ 200,000807300$ 200,000$ 1,454,491
    1998Arizona Diamondbacks$ 700,000372959$ 170,000$ 1,276,192
    1998Atlanta Braves$ 700,0003721359$ 170,000$ 1,276,192
    1997Houston Astros$ 400,0004151854$ 150,000$ 1,182,177
    1996Philadelphia Phillies$ 185,0005342141$ 109,000$ 957,870
    1995California Angels$ 140,0006152832$ 109,000$ 999,520
    1995Philadelphia Phillies$ 140,0006152832$ 109,000$ 999,520
    1994California Angels$ 125,0006772625$ 109,000$ 957,101
    1993California Angels$ 112,5007352719$ 109,000$ 968,431
    1992New York Yankees$ 109,000680320$ 109,000$ 962,245

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