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Jason HardtkeTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1990-2001 MLB Years: 1996-1998
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Positions2B-740, 3B-197, SS-150, OF-24, 1B-3, RF-1, DH-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJason Robert Hardtke
Height5-10Weight175BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 15,1971 [46.305]PlaceMilwaukee,Wisconsin
High SchoolLeland (San Jose,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Cleveland Indians [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (81st overall) of the 1990 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 8,1996 [24.359]
OrganizationsCLE [4] NYN [3] SDN [3] CHA [1] CHN [1] CIN [1] COL [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID12420Retrosheet IDhardj002MLBAM ID115459
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed39Power58Contact80XBH62RBIs56Runs57Hitting64Durability59Team.519Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1990Burlington IndiansAppRkcle-ss1839142183870416111231920000.268.377.401.7785711167.286.133.366.35913.7711.380.832.4035.5028.95
1991Columbus IndiansSALAcle-ss191395341041552681281234754876650.290.381.436.81723346628.298.146.322.36611.947.640.641.9144.5029.68
1992Waterloo DiamondsMidwAsdn-2b201104117512527484797383351530.304.366.448.81418439460.312.144.241.3658.267.170.871.7451.3831.20
1992Kinston IndiansCaroA+cle-ss20619340001004400000.211.348.211.5594023.267.000.211.28117.3917.391.000.000.000.00
1992High Desert MavericksCalifA+sdn-2010419111028114410100.268.340.439.77918347.250.171.268.3528.518.511.004.2620.5027.27
1992Totals for A+-A+         166012151029118810100.250.343.367.71022370.255.117.250.32911.4311.431.002.8630.0020.00
1992Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         126471871402841056108464161630.297.363.437.80020642530.305.140.242.3608.687.740.891.8947.1030.00
1993Rancho Cucamonga QuakesCalifA+sdn-2b2113052398167387118578615422620.319.389.482.87125256594.336.163.277.38410.279.090.891.8547.5533.53
1994Rancho Cucamonga QuakesCalifA+sdn-2b-3b22413240000013200000.308.438.308.7464016.364.000.154.35918.7512.500.670.000.000.00
1994Wichita WranglersTexAAsdn153b2275255266015152912214402414.235.289.361.6509221282.262.126.204.2867.4515.602.101.7751.0035.00
1994Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         79268286415152913244602414.239.297.358.6559621298.267.119.201.2908.0515.441.921.6853.6032.81
1995Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-2b231214556513042445268665842917.286.375.422.79719250536.313.136.277.35512.3110.820.880.75113.7538.46
1995Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-2b2347121000112000000.286.444.429.873319.286.143.429.40022.220.000.000.000.0050.00
1995Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1254626613243445279685842917.286.376.422.79819551545.313.136.279.35612.4810.640.850.73115.5038.64
1996Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-2b2435137233611031601161601013.263.340.409.7495614154.280.146.255.33110.3910.391.001.9545.6738.89
1996Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-2b2471257497717293546292904214.300.368.486.85412528292.308.186.292.3719.939.931.003.0828.5636.36
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         10639472113282125147454505227.287.358.459.81718142446.298.172.279.35710.0910.091.002.6932.8337.17
1996New York MetsNLMLBnyn192b24195731150060021210001.193.233.281.51416560.244.088.123.2313.3320.006.000.000.0045.45
1997Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-2b256263102014002200000.385.429.5771.00615328.391.192.269.4387.147.141.003.5726.0030.00
1997Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-2b259738846107233114536405404119.276.343.436.77916937433.296.160.255.3439.2412.471.352.5435.2734.58
1997Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         10341449117253124936425604119.283.348.444.79218440461.303.161.256.3499.1112.151.332.6034.5034.19
1997New York MetsNLMLBnyn192b2530569152028114610113.268.323.411.73423462.265.143.214.3176.459.681.503.2328.0026.67
1998Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-3b26913336796201115377354641217.288.361.453.81415132375.306.165.270.3589.3312.271.312.9330.2733.33
1998Chicago CubsNLMLBchn193b261821250002002600000.238.304.238.5425023.333.000.095.2578.7026.093.000.000.000.00
1999Indianapolis IndiansILAAAcin-2b-3b2710141674137372126174354321417.329.381.514.89521451458.342.185.276.3877.649.391.232.6234.6737.23
2000Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-2b28520340001002300011.200.273.200.4734022.235.000.100.2069.0913.641.500.000.000.00
2001Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-2b293912819337301401161612012.258.345.359.7044610147.295.101.219.31310.8810.881.000.000.0030.30
2001Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha18of-2b29572083354140102521182742000.260.330.471.8019824232.257.211.303.3457.7611.641.504.3120.8044.44
1992Totals for IL-IL         963365287213103922344354012.259.336.429.76514434379.272.170.271.3478.9711.351.262.6433.6039.08
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter671341431702161182420114.231.283.328.611449145.266.097.157.0005.5216.553.001.3867.0029.03
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter1140431371812502883510357382594905023228401944.290.363.444.80719174264903.306.154.274.0009.9910.241.022.1041.8734.08
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter46517572925101191153234242617721811149630.290.357.461.8188101831968.306.171.270.0008.9911.081.232.6933.1535.88
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter237873117236705131017111051204513314.270.347.407.754355881000.296.137.252.00010.5012.001.141.3067.1537.29
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1505961121863971394810726432720.312.385.466.85127859680.329.154.272.00010.599.410.891.9145.8531.72
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2499451792805312201283211113811271180.296.375.441.816417851088.304.145.287.00010.397.440.721.8447.2530.36
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter39142183870416111231920000.268.377.401.7785711167.286.133.366.00013.7711.380.832.4035.5028.95
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter491131226702141161820114.230.279.345.624399122.255.115.168.0004.9214.753.001.6456.5034.62
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1821250002002600000.238.304.238.5425023.333.000.095.0008.7026.093.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623243475170539221958502210.231.283.328.61110622351.266.097.157.0005.5216.553.001.3867.0029.03
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626131021784151581128707154636.290.363.444.80727261697.306.154.274.0009.9910.241.022.1041.8734.08

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1990Burlington Indians AppRkcle18SS33--36118913163154.9454.67------3984.645.8
1991Columbus Indians SALAcle19SS111--1622933641491455.9274.10------13979.978.2
1991Columbus Indians SALAcle192B20--3352599085.9444.25------13914.414.1
1992Waterloo Diamonds MidwAsdn202B110--2252561552496481.9704.37------110100.080.3
1992Kinston Indians CaroA+cle20SS5--641-1110.9092.00------683.37.2
1992Kinston Indians CaroA+cle202B1---1--111.0001.00------616.71.4
1993Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+sdn212B112--2263091888553535.9674.78------13086.282.4
1993Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+sdn213B14--927524136.8782.57------13010.810.3
1993Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+sdn211B2--131-214141.0007.00------1301.51.5
1994Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+sdn222B3--73-110101.0003.33------475.02.2
1994Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+sdn223B2--24--661.0003.00------450.01.5
1994Wichita Wranglers TexAAsdn223B40--2583105118108.9152.70------7553.329.4
1994Wichita Wranglers TexAAsdn222B19--32391117271.9863.74------7525.314.0
1995Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn232B115--1973461768560543.9704.72------12195.081.0
1995Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn233B5--4102-1614.8752.80------1214.13.5
1995Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn232B2--52--771.0003.50------450.01.4
1996Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn242B34--61100625167161.9644.74------3597.123.9
1996Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn242B70--149175539329324.9854.63------7198.649.6
1996New York MetsNLMLBnyn242B18--2634-960601.0003.33------1994.711.1
1997Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn252B6--1320-333331.0005.50------6100.04.2
1997Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn252B95--1873191076516506.9815.33------9797.966.9
1997New York MetsNLMLBnyn252B21--2526175251.9812.43------3070.013.0
1997New York MetsNLMLBnyn253B1---------------303.30.6
1998Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn263B66--409487142134.9442.03------9172.545.8
1998Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn262B17--28504128278.9514.59------9118.711.8
1998Chicago CubsNLMLBchn263B7---3--331.0000.43------1838.94.3
1998Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26DH1---------------185.60.6
1998Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26RF1---------------185.60.6
1999Indianapolis Indians ILAAAcin272B51--106160542271266.9825.22------10150.535.4
1999Indianapolis Indians ILAAAcin273B36--3181810120112.9333.11------10135.625.0
1999Indianapolis Indians ILAAAcin273B10--1629-745451.0004.50------1019.96.9
2000Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol282B5--48-212121.0002.40------5100.03.5
2000Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol283B1---1--111.0001.00------520.00.7
2000Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol28SS1--121143.7503.00------520.00.7
2001Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle292B27--4673415123119.9674.41------3969.219.0
2001Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha29OF24--362--38381.0001.58------5742.116.7
2001Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha292B14--2840156968.9864.86------5724.69.7
2001Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle293B8--818-126261.0003.25------3920.55.6
2001Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha293B7--88--16161.0002.29------5712.34.9
2001Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha291B1--2---221.0002.00------571.80.7
MLB Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B39--5160116112111.9912.85------390.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B8---3--331.0000.38------80.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 7 season(s)-   2B281--5538272919114091380.9794.91------2810.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B128--1032311625350334.9542.61------1280.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF24--362--38381.0001.58------240.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1--121143.7503.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--2---221.0002.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 4 season(s)-   2B174--30350524107832808.9714.64------1740.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B45--2993125134122.9102.71------450.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B116--2333131889564546.9684.71------1160.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B16--1131524742.8942.63------160.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS5--641-1110.9092.00------50.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--131-214141.0007.00------20.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B130--2583082061586566.9664.35------1300.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS111--1622933641491455.9274.10------1110.00.0
Rk Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS33--36118913163154.9454.67------330.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1990Burlington Indians AppRkcle18----33------
1991Columbus Indians SALAcle19---20111------
1992Waterloo Diamonds MidwAsdn20---110-------
1992Kinston Indians CaroA+cle20---15------
1993Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+sdn21--2112-14-----
1994Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+sdn22---3-2-----
1994Wichita Wranglers TexAAsdn22---19-40-----
1995Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn23---115-5-----
1995Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn23---2-------
1996Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn24---34-------
1996Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn24---70-------
1996New York MetsNLMLBnyn24---18-------
1997Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn25---6-------
1997Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn25---95-------
1997New York MetsNLMLBnyn25---21-1-----
1998Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn26---17-66-----
1998Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26-----7--1-1
1999Indianapolis Indians ILAAAcin27---51-46-----
2000Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol28---511-----
2001Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle29---27-8-----
2001Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha29--114-7---24-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2009Missoula OspreyPioRkMinorari37Hitting Coach764036.5262.02Audo VicenteLost in Finals
2010Missoula OspreyPioRkMinorari38Hitting Coach752847.37319.04Hector De La Cruz
2011Visalia RawhideCalifA+Minorari39Manager1406377.45027.05 
2012Visalia RawhideCalifA+Minorari40Manager1406476.45711.04 
* 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 [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1996International League All-Star Team (2B)1
1999International League All-Star Team (UT)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1998-12-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1998-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-10-15Claimed on waivers by Cubs from Mets. 
1996-11-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
1996-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-12-05Selected by Mets from Padres in the minor league draft. 
1992-04-14TradeTraded by Indians with Christopher Maffett to Padres for Thomas Howard. 
* 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
1996New York MetsTeam Payroll24109,000-78637-957,870109,000109,000
1997New York MetsTeam Payroll25150,000-76641-1,182,177150,000259,000
1998Chicago CubsTeam Payroll26170,000-81242-1,276,192170,000429,000
* 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