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John McDonald AW-1

+ Played between 1995-2014 Reached MLB Status: Retired
Biography Data
Positions: SS-1185, 3B-282, 2B-230, DH-8, LF-7, P-1
Proper Name: John Joseph McDonald
Born: September 24, 1974 (41.013)
Place New London, Connecticut
Height/Weight: 5-11 / 175 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: East Lyme (East Lyme,CT)
College: Providence College , University of Connecticut-Avery Point
Drafted: 1996 -- 12th round (363rd overall) by Cleveland Indians (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:July 4,1999 (24.283)
TBC Player ID:725
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2015-01-08 - Announced retirement More
Recent Contract:Signed to Minor League Contract by Los Angeles Angels (2014-01-16)
Organizations:CLE, TOR, DET, ARI, PIT, PHI, BOS, ANA
Pitch Repertoire Changeup (83.33%) -- Knuckleball (16.67%)
Fastball Velocity:

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    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2015MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2015-01-08ssRMLBAnnounced retirement---
    2014-10-31ssFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2014-03-25Los Angeles AngelsssActive-MLBLos Angeles AngelsMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2014-01-16Los Angeles AngelsssMinorsLos Angeles AngelsMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2013-10-31ssFAMLBDeclared free agency---
    2013-08-31Boston Red SoxssActive-MLBBoston Red SoxMLBTraded from Phillies to Red Sox for Nefi Ogando40man
    2013-06-27Philadelphia PhilliesssActive-MLBPhiladelphia PhilliesMLBTraded from Indians to Phillies for future considerations40man
    2013-06-26Cleveland Indians3bDFACleveland IndiansMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2013-06-11Cleveland Indians3bDL-15Cleveland IndiansMLBTraded from Pirates to Indians for future considerations40man
    2013-06-10Cleveland Indians3bActive-MLBCleveland IndiansMLBActivated from DL40man
    2013-05-27Pittsburgh PiratesssDL-15IndianapolisAAAAssigned to Indianapolis (AAA) for rehab40man
    2013-05-15Pittsburgh PiratesssDL-15Pittsburgh PiratesMLBDL-15 Lower back discomfort40man
    2013-03-20Pittsburgh PiratesssActive-MLBPittsburgh PiratesMLBTraded from Diamondbacks to Pirates for future considerations40man
    2012-07-24Arizona DiamondbacksssActive-MLBArizona DiamondbacksMLBActivated from DL40man
    2012-07-19Arizona DiamondbacksSS-3BDL-15Arizona DiamondbacksRkAssigned to AZL Diamondbacks (Rk) for rehab40man
    2012-07-02Arizona DiamondbacksssDL-15Arizona DiamondbacksMLBDL-15 Back stiffness40man
    2012-05-03Arizona DiamondbacksssActive-MLBArizona DiamondbacksMLB40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Diamondbacks
    Granted free agency
    Traded by Blue Jays with Aaron Hill to Diamondbacks for Kelly Johnson
    Signed by Blue Jays
    Signed by Blue Jays (2-year extension)
    Signed by Blue Jays (1-year)
    Signed by Blue Jays (1-year)
    Traded by Tigers to Blue Jays for cash
    Traded by Blue Jays to Tigers for a player to be named later
    Traded by Indians to Blue Jays
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Cleveland Indians in 12th round (363rd overall) of 1996 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2014Los Angeles Angels$ 850,0004772248$ 500,000$ 3,259,096
    2013Pittsburgh Pirates$ 1,500,0003821458$ 490,000$ 3,019,505
    2013Philadelphia Phillies$ 1,500,0003821358$ 490,000$ 3,019,505
    2013Cleveland Indians$ 1,500,0003821458$ 490,000$ 3,019,505
    2013Boston Red Sox$ 1,500,0003822358$ 490,000$ 3,019,505
    2012Arizona Diamondbacks$ 1,500,0003651660$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2011Toronto Blue Jays$ 1,500,0003651760$ 414,000$ 2,722,6072011-11-01 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2012-2013 ($3m)
    2011Arizona Diamondbacks$ 1,500,0003651660$ 414,000$ 2,722,6072011-11-01 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2012-2013 ($3m)
    2010Toronto Blue Jays$ 1,500,0003621260$ 400,000$ 2,812,594
    2009Toronto Blue Jays$ 1,900,0003351359$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-11-25 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2010-2011 ($3m)
    2008Toronto Blue Jays$ 1,900,0003321364$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    2007Toronto Blue Jays$ 750,0004581843$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-09-11 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2008-2009 ($3.8m) Extension signed during 2007 season
    2006Toronto Blue Jays$ 500,0004992138$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-12-13 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($0.75m)
    2005Toronto Blue Jays$ 400,0005331441$ 300,000$ 2,189,0552005-12-21 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($0.5m)
    2005Detroit Tigers$ 400,0005331941$ 300,000$ 2,189,0552005-12-21 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($0.5m)
    2004Cleveland Indians$ 324,4006201832$ 300,000$ 2,070,1002004-12-21 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($0.4m)
    2003Cleveland Indians$ 314,4006301722$ 300,000$ 2,163,527
    2002Cleveland Indians$ 210,0007302920$ 200,000$ 2,011,045
    2001Cleveland Indians$ 209,0007392919$ 200,000$ 1,897,758
    2000Cleveland Indians$ 175,000795380$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    1999Cleveland Indians$ 200,000807430$ 200,000$ 1,454,491

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