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Mike MinorTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Texas Rangers MLB Years: 2010-2018
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
Futures Game

PositionsP-260Position when DraftedLHPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael David Minor
Height6-4Weight210BatsRightThrowsLeft
Born DateDecember 26,1987 [30.302]PlaceChapel Hill,Tennessee
High SchoolForrest (Chapel Hill,TN)
CollegeVanderbilt University (Nashville,TN)

DraftedSelected by the Atlanta Braves [Team Picks] in the 1st round (7th overall) of the 2009 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Tampa Bay Rays [Team Picks] in the 13th round (379th overall) of the 2006 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$2,420,000Signing ScoutsBrian BridgesService Time6.138 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2010-ATL-#4 ... 2011-MLB-#37 ... 2011-ATL-#4
MLB DebutAugust 9,2010 [22.227]
OrganizationsATL [6] KCA [2] TEX [1] Awards3
TBC Player ID122671Retrosheet IDminom001MLBAM ID501985
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (58.35%) -- Slider (17.22%) -- Changeup (17.09%) -- Curveball (4.42%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (2.90%) -- Sinker (0.01%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 92.86 - [2017] - 94.45 - [2014] - 90.51 - [2013] - 90.36 - [2012] - 90.25 - [2011] - 91.18 - [2010] - 90.89
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Player Notes:   Member of the 2007-2008 United States National Baseball team
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts73Walks65Hittable60SO/BB74vsPower60Hitting14Durability64Team.516Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2007VanderbiltSECNCAA-1Fr12S/R19913.0919145000290.0763531619881001.057.570.601.898.774.63.900-
2008VanderbiltSECNCAA-1So12ST20734.28151502000103.09952499281013101.238.650.792.458.833.61.700-
2009VanderbiltSECNCAA-1Jr12ST21663.90171613001110.2109544810371146101.328.860.813.019.273.08.500-
2009Rome BravesSALAatl43ST21010.64440000014.0101100170000.716.43----10.930.00.000-
2010Mississippi BravesSouAAatl14ST22264.0315150000087.07448398341092101.247.660.833.5211.283.21.250-
2010Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl32ST22411.89660000033.01977112370000.935.130.273.249.993.08.800-
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0673.44212100000120.09355469461462101.166.960.673.4410.923.17.462-
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl56ST22325.98981001040.2532827611430001.5711.731.332.439.523.91.6003.69
2011Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl36ST23453.13161600000100.29343351227991001.198.311.072.418.853.67.444-
2011Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl36ST23534.1415150000082.2933938730772001.4910.120.763.278.382.57.6253.35
2012Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl36ST2411104.12303000000179.0151888226561453001.157.581.302.817.282.59.5244.30
2013Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl36ST251393.21323201000204.2177797322461815001.097.780.972.027.963.93.5913.35
2014Rome BravesSALAatl36ST26000.0011000005.01000140000.401.80--1.807.204.00--
2014Mississippi BravesSouAAatl36ST26028.0022000009.014885070001.5614.005.00--7.000.00.000-
2014Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl36S/R26203.2421100008.05531380000.965.401.083.248.642.671.000-
2014Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor--S/R0224.43541000022.020131164190001.078.062.421.617.664.75.500-
2014Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl36ST266124.77252500000145.0165777721441205001.4410.221.302.727.432.73.3334.27
2016Northwest Arkansas NaturaTexAAkca18ST28003.5222000007.255315120001.305.871.175.8714.092.40--
2016Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkca54ST28046.23880000034.2382524717334001.599.871.824.418.571.94.000-
2016Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0045.7410100000041.0433027822454001.549.141.704.689.572.05.000-
2017Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26Rel29662.55650650013677.2572322522885001.026.610.582.5510.204.00.5002.58
2018Texas RangersALMLBtex36ST301284.18282800000157.0138767325381323101.127.911.432.187.573.47.6001.11
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter56503.982041386610146885.083441039211224778623101.228.461.142.517.973.18.5280.70
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter12193.60565510000297.225914212035993267101.197.781.052.979.793.29.387-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter10103.51323110000175.0155806921591775001.217.881.073.009.003.00.500-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter284.34191900000103.293615014391282101.278.071.223.3911.113.28.200-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter010.47550000019.0111101210000.635.21--0.479.9521.00.000-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter22103.79514565003303.1284141128258430310201.218.410.742.498.973.61.688-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter38364.1011111011010650.26393112978218756615001.278.811.132.587.803.03.514-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter662.55650650013677.2572322522885001.026.610.582.5510.204.00.500-
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1284.18282800000157.0138767325381323101.127.911.432.187.573.47.600-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14123.985134170031220.02071029728611956001.228.461.142.517.973.18.5380.70
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings9143.60414010000220.01901048826732395101.197.781.052.979.793.29.391-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010Mississippi BravesSouAAatl14p229170000000001000000.000.000.000.0000017.000.000.000.0000.0058.820.000.000.000.00
2010Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl32p2221000000000102000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         11180000000001102000.000.000.000.0000020.000.000.000.0000.0055.000.000.000.000.00
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl56p22910000000001700001.000.091.000.0910011.000.000.100.0649.0963.647.000.000.000.00
2011Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl36p2348030001000301000.375.375.375.750309.600.000.000.3340.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2011Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl36p2315271320000031502000.111.200.185.3855232.250.074.185.1849.3846.885.000.000.0066.67
2012Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl36p2430555410000022604001.073.105.091.1965161.138.018.055.0933.2842.6213.000.000.0025.00
2013Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl36p25326131010160022507000.164.190.230.42014270.257.066.098.1882.8635.7112.501.4361.0020.00
2014Mississippi BravesSouAAatl36p2621000000001001000.000.500.000.500003.000.0001.000.34533.330.000.000.000.000.00
2014Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl36p2625454710140011602000.156.174.244.41811248.214.088.111.1862.0833.3316.002.0845.0028.57
2018Texas RangersALMLBtex363013011000000100000.333.333.6671.000213.500.334.333.4160.0033.330.000.000.00100.00
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter11620113256021000990015002.124.162.184.346378225.211.060.104.0004.0040.0010.000.89100.5032.00
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter17270300010011404000.111.143.111.2543032.231.000.037.0003.1343.7514.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter69030001000403000.333.333.333.6663012.600.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter11180000000011001000.000.053.000.0530020.000.000.056.0005.0050.0010.000.000.000.00
Atlanta Braves Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter11119813245021000989015002.121.159.177.336357222.206.056.101.0004.0540.099.890.9099.0029.17
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13011000000100000.333.333.6671.000213.500.334.333.0000.0033.330.000.000.00100.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1622811835803140013126021003.124.162.184.3465211314.211.060.104.0004.0040.0010.000.89100.5032.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162257029000100010133038000.111.143.111.254290305.231.000.037.0003.1343.7514.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2009Rome Braves SALAatl21P4---3--331.0000.75------4100.02.9
2010Mississippi Braves SouAAatl22P15--519412824.8571.60------15100.010.9
2010Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl22P6--32-1551.0000.83------6100.04.2
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl22P9840-4--441.0000.440.10-----9100.05.6
2011Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl23P16--381-1211.9170.69------16100.011.2
2011Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23P151582111--12121.0000.800.15-----15100.09.3
2012Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24P3030179222-124241.0000.800.1310283.3-30100.018.5
2013Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25P3232204520-125251.0000.780.124833.3-32100.019.8
2014Rome Braves SALAatl26P1---------------1100.00.7
2014Mississippi Braves SouAAatl26P2---3--331.0001.50------2100.01.4
2014Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl26P2---------------2100.01.4
2014Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26P2525145415--19191.0000.760.139190.0-25100.015.4
2016Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca28P2---------------2100.01.4
2016Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca28P8---31-43.7500.38------8100.05.7
2017Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29P65-7719-110101.0000.150.134180.0-65100.040.1
2018Texas RangersALMLBtex30P28281575182-2523.9200.820.159281.8-28100.017.4
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P204138884189923119117.9830.570.13361472.0-2040.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P32--613212119.9050.59------320.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P19--522413127.8711.42------190.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P5---3--331.0000.60------50.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2009Rome Braves SALAatl214----------
2010Mississippi Braves SouAAatl2215----------
2010Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl226----------
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl229----------
2011Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl2316----------
2011Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2315----------
2012Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2430----------
2013Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2532----------
2014Rome Braves SALAatl261----------
2014Mississippi Braves SouAAatl262----------
2014Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl262----------
2014Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2625----------
2016Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca282----------
2016Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca288----------
2017Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2965----------
2018Texas RangersALMLBtex3028----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2009Peoria SaguarosArizona Fall LgMinor21105.06770000016.0231093612001.8112.941.693.386.752.005.631.000
2010Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB22000.0020200002.0000002000.000.000.000.009.0000.00.000
2011Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB23000.90321000010.0711047101.106.300.003.606.301.750.90.000
2012Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB24012.25624000024.0147611419001.175.250.385.257.131.362.63.000
2013Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB25216.26660000023.029161641418401.8711.351.575.487.041.296.26.667
2013Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB25101.4211000006.18110150001.4811.370.001.427.115.001.421.000
2017Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29000.6411011002014.06111413100.713.860.642.578.363.250.64.000
2018Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB30116.17431000011.215138136201.6111.570.772.314.632.0010.03.500
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs105.06770000016.0231093612001.8112.941.693.386.752.005.631.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs333.40321319002084.771383273965801.307.550.744.156.911.674.04.500
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs101.4211000006.3811015001.4211.370.001.427.115.001.421.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2011Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2311000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2012Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2464000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2013Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2534011002000101000.250.250.500.750215.333.250.2500.0020.000.000.000.00100.00
2013Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB2512000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs129011002000301000.111.111.222.3332110.167.111.1110.0030.000.000.000.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs12000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
20071st Team College Freshman All-American (SP)1
2008College Summer League Player of the Year ... Summer Player of the Year2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2017-12-06RPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 3-year contract for 2018-2020 ($28m) [Free Agent] 8--9.5--9.5 $1m signing bonus29.346Team Roster on 2017-12-06
2017-11-03RPFree Agent -Free Agent--Mutual option declined, declared free agent29.313  
2016-11-03RPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL28.313Team Roster on 2016-11-03
2016-05-24SPKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to Omaha (AAA) for rehab28.150Team Roster on 2016-05-24
2016-03-16SPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Recovery from left shoulder surgery28.081Team Roster on 2016-03-16
2016-02-20SPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 2-year contract for 2016-2017 ($7.25m) [Free Agent]28.056Team Roster on 2016-02-20
2015-12-05SPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency27.345  
2015-11-06SPAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL27.316Team Roster on 2015-11-06
2015-05-03SPAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL27.129Team Roster on 2015-05-03
2015-04-05SPAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Left rotator cuff inflammation27.101Team Roster on 2015-04-05
2014-05-02SPAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL26.128Team Roster on 2014-05-02
2014-04-19SPAtlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Gwinnett (AAA) for rehab26.115Team Roster on 2014-04-19
2014-04-15SPAtlanta BravesRome (A)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Rome (A) for rehab26.111Team Roster on 2014-04-15
2014-03-23SPAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Left shoulder tendinitis26.088Team Roster on 2014-03-23
2014-01-17SPAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($3.85m) Avoiding arbitration26.022Team Roster on 2014-01-17
2012-05-04SPAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YActive--24.130Team Roster on 2012-05-04
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2009-12-08ContractSigned by Braves 
* 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
2009Atlanta Braves-212,420,000-------2,420,000Signing Bonus out of 2009 Draft (1st round - 7th overall)
2010Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll22400,000-75738-2,812,412400,0002,820,000
2011Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll23414,000-78939-2,722,607414,0003,234,000
2012Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll24482,500-69928222,954,887480,0003,716,500
2013Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll25505,000-57125363,023,990490,0004,221,500
2014Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll263,850,000-2691071++3,256,497500,0008,071,5002014-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($3.85m) Avoiding arbitration
2017Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll294,000,0006.1382851668++3,651,709535,00012,071,500
2018Texas RangersTeam Payroll308,000,000-139683++4,360,045545,00020,071,5002017-12-06 - Signed to 3-year contract for 2018-2020 ($28m) [Free Agent] 8--9.5--9.5 $1m signing bonus
* 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