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Biography Data
Positions: P-439
Proper Name: Anthony M. Watson
Born: May 30, 1985 (30.257)
Place Sioux City, Iowa
Height/Weight: 6-4 / 210 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School: Dallas Center Grimes (Grimes,IA)
College: University of Nebraska
Drafted: 2007 -- 9th round (278th overall) by Pittsburgh Pirates (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:June 8,2011 (26.009)
Service Time:4.101 (2015)
TBC Player ID:58720
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2016-01-17 - Pittsburgh Pirates - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($3.45m) [Avoids arbitration] More
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($3.45m) [Avoids arbitration] by Pittsburgh Pirates (2016-01-17)
Organizations:PIT
Signed by:Mike Leuzinger
Pitch Repertoire Sinker (72.43%) -- Slider (14.06%) -- Changeup (13.23%) -- Cutter (0.21%) -- Fastball (0.06%)
Fastball Velocity: [2014] - 92.8


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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2016MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2016-01-17Pittsburgh PiratesRPActive-MLBPittsburgh PiratesMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($3.45m) [Avoids arbitration]40man
    2013
    2013-03-05Pittsburgh PiratesRPActive-MLBPittsburgh PiratesMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.5054m)40man
    2012
    2012-05-07Pittsburgh PiratesRPActive-MLBPittsburgh PiratesMLB40man
    2012-03-03Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh PiratesMLB---
    2011
    2011-03-03Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh PiratesMLB---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Pittsburgh Pirates in 9th round (278th overall) of 2007 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Baltimore Orioles in 17th round (505th overall) of 2006 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Florida Marlins in 23rd round (683rd overall) of 2003 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2015Pittsburgh Pirates$ 1,750,0004141955$ 507,500$ 3,574,087
    2014Pittsburgh Pirates$ 518,5005562039$ 500,000$ 3,256,497
    2013Pittsburgh Pirates$ 505,5005662138$ 490,000$ 3,017,2752013-03-05 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.5054m)
    2012Pittsburgh Pirates$ 484,0006762725$ 480,000$ 2,952,4822012-03-03 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($0.484m)
    2011Pittsburgh Pirates$ 414,000789490$ 414,000$ 2,722,6072011-03-03 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($0.414m)

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