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+ Played in Major Leagues 1989-2007


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Biography Data
Positions: RF-1396, OF-1217, DH-133, CF-34
Proper Name: Samuel Sosa
Born: November 12, 1968 (47.253)
Place San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 220 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School:
College:
Drafted: Not drafted
MLB Debut:June 16,1989 (20.216)
Service Time:16.049 (2006)
TBC Player ID:464
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2007-01-30 - Texas Rangers - More
Prospect Ranks:[1990]CHA #2 [1989]TEX #2 [1988]TEX #2 [1987]TEX #2
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($0.5m) by Texas Rangers. Minor league contract
Organizations:TEX, CHA, CHN, BAL
Signed by:Amado Dinzey, Omar Minaya


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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2007MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2007-01-30Texas RangersTexas RangersMLB---
    2001
    2001-03-17Chicago CubsChicago CubsMLB---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Rangers to minor league contract
    Traded by Cubs to Orioles for Jerry Hairston, Mike Fontenot and Dave Crouthers.
    Traded by White Sox with Ken Patterson to Cubs for George Bell.
    Traded by Rangers with Wilson Alvarez and Scott Fletcher to White Sox for Fred Manrique and Harold Baines.
    Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Rangers.
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2007Texas Rangers$ 500,0004971638$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-01-30 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($0.5m) Minor league contract
    2005Baltimore Orioles$ 17,000,00081100$ 300,000$ 2,189,055
    2004Chicago Cubs$ 16,000,00091100$ 300,000$ 2,070,100
    2003Chicago Cubs$ 16,875,00051100$ 300,000$ 2,163,527
    2002Chicago Cubs$ 15,000,00051100$ 200,000$ 2,011,045
    2001Chicago Cubs$ 12,500,00091100$ 200,000$ 1,897,7582001-03-17 - Signed to 4-year contract for 2002-2005 ($72m) Opt-out clause for last 2-years (not exercised)
    2000Chicago Cubs$ 11,000,00011199$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    1999Chicago Cubs$ 9,000,00011199$ 200,000$ 1,454,491
    1998Chicago Cubs$ 8,325,00081100$ 170,000$ 1,276,192
    1997Chicago Cubs$ 5,500,00034197$ 150,000$ 1,182,177
    1996Chicago Cubs$ 4,750,00044196$ 109,000$ 957,870
    1995Chicago Cubs$ 4,300,00068293$ 109,000$ 999,520
    1994Chicago Cubs$ 2,950,000123687$ 109,000$ 957,101
    1993Chicago Cubs$ 745,0003071367$ 109,000$ 968,431
    1992Chicago Cubs$ 180,0005092437$ 109,000$ 962,245
    1991Chicago White Sox$ 150,0004991729$ 100,000$ 742,231
    1990Chicago White Sox$ 100,000649190$ 100,000$ 515,727
    1989Chicago White Sox$ 68,0006082524$ 62,500$ 429,802
    1989Texas Rangers$ 68,0006082624$ 62,500$ 429,802

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