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Bruce AvenTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1991-2003 MLB Years: 1997-2002
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PositionsOF-569, LF-124, RF-51, CF-19, DH-6Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid Bruce Aven
Height5-9Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 4,1972 [46.107]PlaceOrange,Texas
High SchoolWest Orange-Stark (Orange,TX)
CollegeLamar University (Beaumont,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Cleveland Indians [Team Picks] in the 30th round (829th overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutAugust 27,1997 [25.176]
OrganizationsCLE [6] LAN [2] MIA [1] PHI [1] PIT [1] TOR [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID1275Retrosheet IDavenb001MLBAM ID110394
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed52Power70Contact47XBH62RBIs69Runs55Hitting68Durability49Team.527Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1991LamarCollegeFrlf-of195015621391022236382700000.250.287.378.6655914164.291.128.199.2984.8816.463.381.2278.0035.90
1992LamarCollegeSolf-of2052181324651229103172500000.254.318.326.644598198.286.072.204.2998.5912.631.471.0190.5017.39
1993LamarCollegeJrlf-of216122953871451367204172500000.380.423.6551.07815032246.387.275.419.4666.9110.161.475.2817.6236.78
1994LamarCollegeSrlf-of22592235368150440194363100000.305.402.426.8289519259.340.121.350.37313.9011.970.861.5455.7527.94
1994Watertown IndiansNYPLA-cle-of226122049731455331232045122501.332.409.509.91811224259.389.177.309.4007.7217.372.251.9344.0032.88
1995Kinston IndiansCaroA+cle-of2313047970125235236915941109130137.261.335.474.80922751534.293.213.311.3527.6820.412.664.3120.8340.80
1996Canton/Akron IndiansEastAAcle-of2413148191143314237922643101170309.297.373.522.89525158544.333.225.347.3877.9018.572.354.2320.9140.56
1996Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcle-of2439560012011110000.667.7271.0001.7279111.714.333.333.7229.099.091.009.099.0016.67
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         13449096149314248122744102180309.304.380.531.91126059555.341.227.347.3947.9318.382.324.3220.4239.60
1997Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcle-of2512143269124273177710350991125010.287.371.481.85220847500.333.194.326.37410.0019.801.983.4025.4137.90
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle56lf251319441002011500000.211.250.263.5135120.286.052.053.2345.0025.005.000.000.0025.00
1998Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-26515431011306500000.200.429.467.8967221.222.267.867.40228.5723.810.834.7615.0066.67
1999Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo29,46lf2713738157110192127030448290616.289.370.444.81416933440.334.155.278.35910.0018.641.862.7331.7530.00
2000Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-of28310131003001300010.300.364.400.7644111.429.100.200.3049.0927.273.000.000.0033.33
2000Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-of28932791003006600001.281.395.313.70810138.346.032.219.33615.7915.791.000.000.0011.11
2000Totals for PCL-PCL         12428122006007900011.286.388.333.72114249.364.047.214.33014.2918.371.290.000.0016.67
2000Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit37rf-lf287214818371105252353100004.250.275.426.7016316153.286.176.203.3003.2720.266.203.2729.6043.24
2000Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan47lf28920250024003800000.250.348.550.89811223.300.300.450.38113.0434.782.678.7010.0040.00
2000Totals for NL-NL         8116820421107292383900004.250.284.440.7247418176.287.190.232.3114.5522.164.883.9824.0042.86
2001Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAlan35of29862924376170832512459512110.260.325.401.72611725324.300.141.236.3177.4118.212.462.4736.5032.89
2001Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan46lf-rf292124382012000520000.333.385.542.92713326.389.209.208.3990.0019.230.003.8524.0037.50
2002Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle31of303511917345051610142130014.286.375.454.8295410136.312.168.294.36410.2915.441.503.6823.8029.41
2002Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi18of3059205265011084231363580227.244.375.415.7908519251.256.171.356.35114.3413.940.973.1925.6338.00
2002Totals for IL-IL         94324438416013584150561102311.259.375.429.80413929387.276.170.333.35612.9214.471.123.3624.9234.52
2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle20lf30717120000104400002.118.286.118.4042021.154.000.294.21919.0519.051.000.000.000.00
2003Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor22of315619221415031711264410125.214.309.286.595558220.260.072.208.27211.8220.001.691.3664.0019.51
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter259609851663322010364571351106112.273.343.432.77526355683.317.159.256.0008.3519.772.372.9330.4533.13
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter699248640368713617943747225268528715191054.276.361.458.81911392472849.315.182.309.0009.4118.531.973.3026.4535.95
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter37713061933466834319323716427329310737.265.357.420.7775491141512.303.155.293.00010.8518.061.662.8430.3732.95
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13148191143314237922643101170309.297.373.522.89525158544.333.225.347.0007.9018.572.354.2320.9140.56
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13047970125235236915941109130137.261.335.474.80922751534.293.213.311.0007.6820.412.664.3120.8340.80
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6122049731455331232045122501.332.409.509.91811224259.389.177.309.0007.7217.372.251.9344.0032.88
NCAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2227891592404482115955147810800000.304.367.460.82736373867.332.156.307.0009.0012.461.382.4237.5730.42
Florida Marlins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13738157110192127030448290616.289.370.444.81416933440.334.155.278.00010.0018.641.862.7331.7530.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7214818371105252353100004.250.275.426.7016316153.286.176.203.0003.2720.266.203.2729.6043.24
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter304451320360031320000.295.367.545.91224549.357.250.318.0006.1226.534.336.1214.6738.46
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2036561002115900002.167.268.194.4627141.222.027.167.00012.2021.951.800.000.0016.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games16238153104211136443368470418.273.343.432.77516534427.317.159.256.0008.3519.772.372.9330.4533.13
Average Minor - Per 162 games162576931593242287176621221614213.276.361.458.81926457660.315.182.309.0009.4118.531.973.3026.4535.95

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1994Watertown Indians NYPLA-cle22OF58--8861-9594.9891.62------6195.178.4
1995Kinston Indians CaroA+cle23OF110--1581131172169.9831.54------13084.680.3
1996Canton/Akron Indians EastAAcle24OF130--28036-289283.9792.18------13199.291.5
1996Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle24OF3--7---771.0002.33------3100.02.1
1997Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle25OF108--219321224222.9912.06------12189.375.0
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25LF10--8---881.0000.80------1376.96.2
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25RF2--51--661.0003.00------1315.41.2
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25CF1--2---221.0002.00------137.70.6
1999Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo27LF78--13722-141139.9861.78------13756.948.1
1999Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo27RF24--292113231.9691.29------13717.514.8
1999Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo27CF9--15---15151.0001.67------1376.65.6
1999Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo27DH6---------------1374.43.7
2000Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan28OF9--111--12121.0001.33------9100.06.3
2000Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit28OF3--6---661.0002.00------3100.02.1
2000Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28RF20-10421-1-2221.9551.050.20-----7227.812.3
2000Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28LF17-8917---17171.0001.000.19-----7223.610.5
2000Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan28LF9-6012---12121.0001.330.20-----9100.05.6
2000Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28CF8-4511---11111.0001.380.24-----7211.14.9
2001Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAlan29OF70--108523115113.9831.61------8681.448.6
2001Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan29LF5-223---331.0000.600.14-----2123.83.1
2001Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan29RF4-82---221.0000.500.25-----2119.02.5
2002Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle30OF28--485-153531.0001.89------3580.019.4
2002Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi30OF8--12---12121.0001.50------5913.65.6
2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30LF5-4110---10101.0002.000.24-----771.43.1
2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30RF1-82---221.0002.000.25-----714.30.6
2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30CF1-1-------------714.30.6
2003Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor31OF42--651316966.9571.57------5675.029.8
MLB Totals for LF - 5 season(s)-   LF124-21218722-191189.9901.520.89-----1240.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 5 season(s)-   RF51-120593216462.9691.220.52-----510.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 4 season(s)-   CF19-4628---28281.0001.470.61-----190.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH6---------------60.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF271--4761576498491.9861.81------2710.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF130--28036-289283.9792.18------1300.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF110--1581131172169.9831.54------1100.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF58--8861-9594.9891.62------580.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1994Watertown Indians NYPLA-cle22---------58-
1995Kinston Indians CaroA+cle23---------110-
1996Canton/Akron Indians EastAAcle24---------130-
1996Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle24---------3-
1997Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle25---------108-
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25------1012--
1999Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo27------78924-6
2000Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan28---------9-
2000Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit28---------3-
2000Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28------17820--
2000Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan28------9----
2001Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAlan29---------70-
2001Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan29------5-4--
2002Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle30---------28-
2002Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi30---------8-
2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30------511--
2003Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor31---------42-

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1993Sun Belt Conference All-Conference Team (OF)1
1997American Association All-Star (OF)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2002-06-25TradeTraded by Phillies to Indians for Jeff D'Amico. 
2001-10-17Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2000-08-06Sent to Dodgers by Pirates for future considerations. 
1999-12-13TradeTraded by Marlins to Pirates for Brant Brown. 
1998-10-28Claimed on waivers by Marlins from Indians. 
* 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
1997Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll25150,000-76642-1,182,177150,000150,000
1999Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll27200,000-80731-1,454,491200,000350,000
2000Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll28320,000-54319401,394,248200,000670,000
2000Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll28320,000-54327401,394,248200,000670,000
2001Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll29200,000-77140-1,897,758200,000870,000
2002Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll30200,000-75735-2,011,045200,0001,070,000
* 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