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A.J. HinchHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1993-2005 MLB Years: 1998-2004
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Rated Prospect

PositionsC-781, OF-4, 1B-4, DH-1, 3B-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameAndrew Jay Hinch
Height6-1Weight207BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 15,1974 [43.286]PlaceWaverly,Iowa
High SchoolMidwest City (Midwest City,OK)
CollegeStanford University (Stanford,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Oakland Athletics in the 3rd round (75th overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Minnesota Twins in the 3rd round (72nd overall) of the 1995 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Chicago White Sox in the 2nd round (62nd overall) of the 1992 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsWill Schock
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1998-MLB-#42
MLB DebutApril 1,1998 [23.321]
OrganizationsOAK [4] KCA [2] PHI [2] DET [1] Awards10Awards Voting2-138
TBC Player ID1071Retrosheet IDhinca001MLBAM ID134460
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed55Power62Contact46XBH57RBIs72Runs56Hitting60Durability53Team.496Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1993Stanford UniversityPac10NCAA-1-c19502034271754381051933124600.350.425.493.91810016244.390.143.261.4067.7913.521.741.6450.7522.54
1994Stanford UniversityPac10NCAA-1-c20602175667111736149482862100.309.445.465.91010119274.328.156.401.40917.5210.220.582.5531.0028.36
1995Stanford UniversityPac10NCAA-1-c216423861872169581363934101604.366.464.6181.08214736294.388.252.445.46313.2711.560.873.0626.4441.38
1996Stanford UniversityPac10NCAA-1-c225521060801931159183301721600.381.452.6571.10913833249.367.276.490.46612.056.830.574.4219.0941.25
1997Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-c2395333701032532073834268114439.309.400.583.98319448394.333.274.414.41910.6617.261.625.0816.6546.60
1997Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAoak-c233912523477042420201330017.376.473.5281.0016611148.398.152.328.44313.518.780.652.7031.2523.40
1997Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         13445893150323249710362811444416.328.420.568.98826059542.353.240.391.42511.4414.941.314.4319.0839.33
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23c241203373478100935303089413706.231.296.341.63711519391.280.110.208.2867.6722.762.972.3037.4424.36
1999Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAoak-c25156192330271131210010.377.415.525.94032565.447.148.197.4084.6218.464.003.0830.5021.74
1999Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23c257620526444172462114129103.215.260.346.6067112228.234.131.205.2684.8217.983.733.0729.2927.27
2000Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak-c261094176511123264755456772528.266.344.374.71815631476.301.108.216.3219.4514.081.491.2669.5027.93
2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23c2668120000001100000.250.333.250.583209.286.000.125.28011.1111.111.000.000.000.00
2001Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-c27451682854140103310113310105.321.365.583.9489824181.349.262.333.3996.0818.233.005.5216.8044.44
2001Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca7c27451211019306151182631115.157.226.331.557409134.144.174.240.2405.9719.403.254.4820.1747.37
2002Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca7c287219725497172733183532002.249.321.401.7227915220.271.152.244.3208.1815.911.943.1828.1430.61
2003Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet23c2955185204815142301133842122.259.320.416.7367720205.306.157.222.3186.3418.542.921.9546.2541.67
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet40c292774715313110031821203.203.247.392.63929782.218.189.230.2723.6621.956.003.6624.6746.67
2004Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-c307726521619123200244881305.230.310.294.6047812301.271.064.155.2777.9715.952.000.66132.5019.67
2004Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2c30411121000000400000.182.182.273.4553111.286.091.091.1940.0036.360.000.000.0050.00
2005Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-c3185269307515234400224592428.279.349.383.73210320306.320.104.186.3237.1914.712.050.9889.6726.67
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter3509531042092833211213671214142611119.219.280.356.636339631075.247.137.218.0006.6019.913.012.9829.7830.14
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter520182326652211195128317101803244411181144.286.361.441.8028041712076.321.155.257.0008.6715.611.802.4635.7532.76
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter4251490196419866312109713825633714835.281.352.409.7616101231682.319.128.222.0008.2015.221.861.8448.0629.36
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter95333701032532073834268114439.309.400.583.98319448394.333.274.414.00010.6617.261.625.0816.6546.60
NCAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter22986821930558153119155231361123081904.351.447.5601.0074861041061.368.209.402.00012.8210.560.822.9228.0034.10
Oakland Athletics Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2025506112414116599242131622809.225.284.342.62618831628.263.117.205.0006.6920.863.122.5534.3825.00
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1173183568101134244266163117.214.285.374.65911924354.224.160.242.0007.3417.232.353.6724.4635.29
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2774715313110031821203.203.247.392.63929782.218.189.230.0003.6621.956.003.6624.6746.67
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter411121000000400000.182.182.273.4553111.286.091.091.0000.0036.360.000.000.0050.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16244148971311552633399612509.219.280.356.63615729498.247.137.218.0006.6019.913.012.9829.7830.14
Average Minor - Per 162 games16256883163353168853561011436314.286.361.441.80225053647.321.155.257.0008.6715.611.802.4635.7532.76

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1997Modesto A's CalifA+oak23C86--6156536683680.9967.91-----99590.561.0
1997Modesto A's CalifA+oak231B1--71--881.0008.00------951.10.7
1997Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAoak23OF3--4---441.0001.33------397.72.1
1997Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAoak23C31--197733207204.9866.58-----13979.521.5
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24C118--6024798658649.9865.50-683566.0812098.372.8
1999Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAoak25C12--833118786.9897.17-----11580.08.5
1999Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25C73--3682654399394.9875.40-421573.7107696.145.1
2000Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak26C87--5804744631627.9947.21-----1010979.860.4
2000Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak261B1--6---661.0006.00------1090.90.7
2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26C5-199-1-109.9001.800.471150.0-683.33.1
2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26DH1---------------616.70.6
2001Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca27C24--18861-195194.9958.08------4553.316.7
2001Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca27OF1---------------452.20.7
2001Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27C43-3312201432237234.9875.440.7122775.944595.626.5
2002Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28C68-5273492342376372.9895.470.7139981.327294.442.0
2003Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet293B1---------------551.80.7
2003Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet29C48--2992235324321.9916.69-----35587.333.6
2003Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet291B2--17--217171.0008.50------553.61.4
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet29C272319711062-118116.9834.300.5923388.5227100.016.7
2004Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi30C75--4353443473469.9926.25-----37797.452.8
2004Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30C4125145--19191.0004.750.761233.3-4100.02.5
2005Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi31C80--4993387540532.9856.65------8594.155.6
MLB Totals for C - 7 season(s)-   C3382410991672121241618171793.9875.301.631967273.1263380.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 7 season(s)-   C357--2281152242324572433.9906.82-----183570.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF4--4---441.0001.00------40.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B3--23--223231.0007.67------30.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---------------10.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C86--6156536683680.9967.91-----9860.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--71--881.0008.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1997Modesto A's CalifA+oak23-861--------
1997Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAoak23-31-------3-
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24-118---------
1999Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAoak25-12---------
1999Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25-73---------
2000Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak26-871--------
2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26-5--------1
2001Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca27-24-------1-
2001Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27-43---------
2002Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28-68---------
2003Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet29-482--1-----
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet29-27---------
2004Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi30-75---------
2004Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30-4---------
2005Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi31-80---------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2009Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari35Manager1627092.43225.05 
2010Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari36Manager1626597.40127.05 
2015Houston AstrosALMLBMLBhou41Manager1628676.5312.02 Lost in 1st Round (Royals)
2016Houston AstrosALMLBMLBhou42Manager1628478.51911.03 
2017Houston AstrosALMLBMLBhou43Manager16210161.623--1 Won World Series (Dodgers)
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [10]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
19931st Team College Freshman All-American (C)1
1994Pac-10 Conference All-Conference (C) ... 3rd Team College All-American (C)2
19951st Team College All-American (C) ... Pac-10 Conference All-Conference (C)2
19962nd Team College All-American (C) ... Pac-10 Conference All-Conference (C) ... Pac-10 Conference All-Conference3
1997Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (C)1
2017Baseball America Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2005-10-12Free AgentOpted for free agency 
2005-02-02ContractSigned by Phillies (minor) 
2004-11-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
2004-10-09Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-01-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
2003-10-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-08-06InjuredDisabled -- - 
2003-03-29Purchased by Tigers from Indians. 
2003-01-08ContractSigned by Indians 
2002-12-23ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
2002-10-15Released by Royals. 
2001-01-08TradeTraded by Athletics with Angel Berroa and Ben Grieve to Royals for Mark Ellis, Johnny Damon and Cory Lidle. 
1996-09-22Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1998Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll24170,000-81239-1,276,192170,000170,000
1999Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll25230,000-66427261,454,491200,000400,000
2000Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll26175,000-79535-1,394,248200,000575,000
2001Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll27260,000-62423311,897,758200,000835,000
2002Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll28260,000-61421322,011,045200,0001,095,000
2003Detroit TigersTeam Payroll29300,000-70327-2,163,527300,0001,395,000
2004Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll30300,000-75530-2,070,100300,0001,695,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red