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Matt KinzerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1984-1990 MLB Years: 1989-1990
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PositionsP-204Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMatthew Roy Kinzer
Height6-2Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 17,1963 [54.338]PlaceIndianapolis,Indiana
High SchoolNorwell (Ossian,IN)
CollegePurdue University (West Lafayette,IN)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (35th overall) of the 1984 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Cleveland Indians [Team Picks] in the 6th round (142nd overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutMay 18,1989 [25.336]
OrganizationsSLN [6] BAL [1] DET [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID13769Retrosheet IDkinzm001MLBAM ID117103
RelationshipsFather of Taylor Kinzer
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts54Walks76Hittable56SO/BB76vsPower56Hitting11Durability51Team.490Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1984PurdueCollegeNCAAnulS/R21675.0716115800276.0876543036582001.6110.26--4.246.841.61.462-
1984Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-ST21564.4614140000082.2974841527412001.5010.560.542.944.461.52.455-
1985Springfield CardinalsMidwAsln-S/R22543.701192001058.0562624821362001.328.641.233.245.551.71.556-
1986St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+sln-ST231072.89222204200134.01294943342805001.288.660.202.825.371.90.588-
1987Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-ST24564.7317161110091.08257481034745001.278.080.993.357.292.18.455-
1988Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-Rel25303.10160160010329.026111013341001.008.070.310.9310.5511.331.000-
1988Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-Rel25623.71460460027680.0733433324534001.218.210.342.705.962.21.750-
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0923.556206200379109.0994543427875001.168.170.332.237.183.22.818-
1989Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-R/CL26143.255105100301572.0692826514622001.158.630.631.757.754.43.200-
1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln59Rel260212.83817003013.02520193481002.1816.882.032.705.402.00.0005.39
1990Hagerstown SunsEastAAbal-Rel27010.0030300313.20100230000.55----4.917.361.50.000-
1990Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-Rel27032.50150150013818.0157518251001.287.500.504.0012.503.13.000-
1990Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0042.08180180016921.21585110281001.156.230.424.1511.632.80.000-
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet43Rel270016.2010100101.23330310003.6016.20--16.205.400.33-7.01
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter0213.20918004014.12823223791002.3316.801.804.205.401.29.0002.80
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter35333.6419561134538433567.05472612303617540822001.278.650.572.776.452.33.515-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter793.391120112007029170.015769649461407001.198.310.482.447.413.04.438-
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter13134.3150302011134205.22051179916661528001.318.930.702.876.622.30.500-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1072.89222204200134.01294943342805001.288.660.202.825.371.90.588-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter543.701192001058.0562624821362001.328.641.233.245.551.71.556-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter675.0716115800276.0876543036582001.6110.26--4.246.841.61.462-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0212.83817003013.02520193481002.1816.882.032.705.402.00.000-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0016.2010100101.23330310003.6016.20--16.205.400.33--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings02913.201321511700590220.04113373234410313215002.3316.801.804.205.401.29.0002.80
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14133.64752451213213220.02111018914681589001.278.650.572.776.452.33.519-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-p211415120001001501000.133.188.133.3212017.200.000.067.1585.8829.415.000.000.000.00
1985Springfield CardinalsMidwAsln-p22115000001003300000.000.375.000.375008.000.000.600.26437.5037.501.000.000.000.00
1986St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+sln-p2322281400000011301000.143.172.143.3154030.267.000.036.1493.3343.3313.000.000.000.00
1987Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-p241717000000000502000.000.000.000.0000019.000.000.000.0000.0026.320.000.000.000.00
1988Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-p25163000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1988Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-p25461000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         624000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1989Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-p26514010000000000000.250.250.250.500104.250.000.000.2280.000.000.000.000.000.00
1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln59p2681000000000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter81000000000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter177732700020052804000.096.154.096.2507082.156.000.068.0006.1034.155.600.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter975010000000100000.200.200.200.400105.250.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter47351200010011103000.057.083.057.1402039.083.000.029.0002.5628.2111.000.000.000.00
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter22281400000011301000.143.172.143.3154030.267.000.036.0003.3343.3313.000.000.000.00
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter115000001003300000.000.375.000.375008.000.000.600.00037.5037.501.000.000.000.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter81000000000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162200000000000020000.000.000.000.0000041.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162672600020052604000.096.154.096.2506075.156.000.068.0006.1034.155.600.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1984Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln21P14--615122221.9551.50------14100.010.3
1985Springfield Cardinals MidwAsln22P11--23-1551.0000.45------11100.07.9
1986St. Petersburg Cardinals FSLA+sln23P22--622213028.9331.27------22100.016.2
1987Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln24P17--910212119.9051.12------17100.012.6
1988Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln25P16--12-1331.0000.19------16100.011.8
1988Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln25P46--37211210.8330.22------46100.032.4
1989Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln26P51--5411109.9000.18------51100.035.2
1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26P8-13-------------8100.04.9
1990Hagerstown Suns EastAAbal27P3---1--111.0000.33------3100.02.2
1990Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet27P15---31143.7500.20------15100.010.4
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet27P1-1-------------1100.00.6
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P9-14-------------90.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P112--814432622.8460.20------1120.00.0
AA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P50--1628344744.9360.88------500.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P22--622213028.9331.27------220.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P11--23-1551.0000.45------110.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1984Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln2114----------
1985Springfield Cardinals MidwAsln2211----------
1986St. Petersburg Cardinals FSLA+sln2322----------
1987Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln2417----------
1988Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln2516----------
1988Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln2546----------
1989Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln2651----------
1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln268----------
1990Hagerstown Suns EastAAbal273----------
1990Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet2715----------
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet271----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1996Tampa Bay RaysMLBMLB-33Scout.000--None listed
1997Tampa Bay RaysMLBMLB-34Scout.000--None listed
1998Tampa Bay RaysALMLBMLBtba35Scout1626399.38951.05Larry Rothschild
1999Tampa Bay RaysALMLBMLBtba36Scout1626993.42629.05Larry Rothschild
2000Tampa Bay RaysALMLBMLBtba37Scout1616992.42918.05Larry Rothschild
2011Florida MarlinsNLMLBMLBflo48Scout1627290.44430.05Brandon Hyde,Jack McKeon,Edwin Rodriguez
2012Miami MarlinsNLMLBMLBmia49Scout1626993.42629.05Ozzie Guillen
2013Miami MarlinsNLMLBMLBmia50Scout16262100.38334.05Mike Redmond
2014Miami MarlinsNLMLBMLBmia51Scout1627785.47519.04Mike Redmond
2015Miami MarlinsNLMLBMLBmia52Scout1627191.43819.03Mike Redmond
2016Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl53Scout1616893.42226.55Fredi Gonzalez
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1990-08-14Released by Orioles. 
1990-08-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1990-07-12Released by Tigers. 
1989-12-06TradeTraded by Cardinals with Jim Lindeman to Tigers for Marcos Betances, Bill Henderson and Pat Austin. 
* 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
1989St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll2662,500-69130-429,80262,50062,500
1990Detroit TigersTeam Payroll27100,000-64935-515,727100,000162,500
* 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