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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Michael Russell Laga
Stat Years
1980-1990  [mlb] 1982-1990
Height/Weight
6-2 / 210
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
1B (1164) ... DH (25)
Draft Position
1B
Born Date/Place
High School
Ramsey (Ramsey,NJ)
Colleges
Bergen Community College (Paramus, New Jersey), Fairleigh Dickinson University (Teaneck, New Jersey)
Draft
Selected by the Detroit Tigers in Round #1 (#17 overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft (Jan-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1982-09-01 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.079)
Service Time
Organizations
DET [7] SLN [3] SFN [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 14032 ... retro id: lagam001 ... mlbam id: 117408
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1980Lakeland TigersFSLA+det-201b---1122407601111461274557271124800.273.391.425.81650317332.329.152.29814.3114.120.9933.92.3928.8
    1981Birmingham BaronsSouAAdet-211b---2142547891582873186214911351850.289.348.536.88461029366.338.247.3098.0318.522.3117.65.0841.8
    1982Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-221b---31264447711115334905247117130690.250.335.527.86251023452.390.277.2589.2222.942.4913.16.6746.8
    1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet4221bL-S-E-P32788623903111042300001.261.293.466.759924112.261.205.3234.3525.005.7529.33.2652.2
    1983Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-231b---41053554682241165821449720570.231.315.439.75440615641.335.208.26710.8423.892.2022.23.9450.0
    1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet423dh-1bL-S-E-P41221240002001900001.190.227.190.4172240.048.000.3334.5540.919.000.00.000.0
    1984Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-241b---5153569861513093094113813030560.265.312.508.82061528969.309.243.2926.1821.143.4219.04.8845.7
    1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet424dh-1bL-S-E-P5911160001001200000.545.583.5451.1281260.091.000.6678.3316.672.000.00.000.0
    1985Nashville SoundsAmerAAAdet-251b---611743058113302207923399511740.263.321.481.80247820752.307.218.2898.1619.872.4421.54.1846.0
    1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet425dh-1bL-S-E-P6936361026000900001.167.167.361.52836133.194.194.1600.0025.000.0018.05.5650.0
    1986Nashville SoundsAmerAAAdet-261b---71241493027004700010.220.289.439.72845185.317.219.2198.8915.561.7520.54.4455.6
    1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet4261bL-S-E-P715456910380051300010.200.280.422.70250194.333.222.20710.0026.002.6015.06.0044.4
    1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35261bL-S-E-P7184671040380051810011.217.308.500.80852237.391.283.2809.6234.623.6015.35.7770.0
    1987Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-271b---8116418801273522991114893405120.304.377.605.98247525366.416.301.32610.1119.581.9414.46.1152.0
    1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35271bL-S-E-P81729441014002700211.138.182.276.4583382.207.138.1306.0621.213.5029.03.0350.0
    1988Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-281b---913494102015006500020.204.291.306.59755153.224.102.20910.919.090.8349.01.8230.0
    1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35281bL-S-E-P94110051300140022100000.130.147.160.307102161.050.030.1541.9620.5910.50100.00.987.7
    1989Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-291b---1012644955108209236823279650260.241.290.479.76948321552.296.238.2565.5919.883.5619.54.7648.2
    1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn8291bL-S-E-P101720141017001600000.200.238.400.6382182.250.200.2314.7628.576.0020.04.7650.0
    1990Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-301b---118930963921832271064262100590.298.393.589.98236618243.408.291.30411.4816.941.4814.16.0146.7
    1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn39301bL-S-E-P112327451024001710001.185.241.444.68529123.296.259.1673.4524.147.0013.56.9060.0
    MLB Totals (10 yrs)18842339841801655102211520236.199.241.355.59644915034.210.156.2314.9025.615.2326.43.5640.5
    National League Totals (5 yrs)11622221367082700115920223.162.207.302.5092376715.189.140.1784.6424.895.3627.83.3841.7
    American League Totals (5 yrs)72201184811082810115600013.239.278.413.6912128319.234.174.2925.1926.425.0925.13.7739.6
    Minor League Totals11214018622107221942220723202341688655651610.267.340.506.84645462035481.342.239.2889.1519.492.1318.34.8444.9
    Minor: A+ Totals122407601111461274557271124800.273.391.425.81650317332.329.152.29814.3114.120.9933.92.3928.8
    Minor: AA Totals142547891582873186214911351850.289.348.536.88461029366.338.247.3098.0318.522.3117.65.0841.8
    Minor: AAA Totals857306447380317729177563131729570238135560.262.331.512.84334331569383.345.250.2828.5920.452.3817.35.1647.7
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (3 yrs)761751627505160094610222.154.198.269.4671874710.166.115.1754.8124.605.1135.02.6737.0
    Detroit Tigers Totals (5 yrs)72201184811082810115600013.239.278.413.6912128319.234.174.2925.1926.425.0925.13.7739.6
    San Francisco Giants Totals (2 yrs)404759203110021310001.191.240.426.66650205.277.235.1944.0026.006.5015.76.0055.6
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1980Lakeland TigersFSLA+201B11800.0102586189811291111.9849.400.0088.796.71
    1981Birmingham BaronsSouAA211B14200.01193105239113211298.9839.100.00100.7100.01
    1982Evansville TripletsAmerAAA221B12500.0113568189312211203.9859.600.0094.099.21
    1982Detroit TigersALMLB221B1900.01634118168167.9948.800.0011.770.44
    1982Detroit TigersALMLB22DH800.0000000.0000.000.004.929.66
    1983Evansville TripletsAmerAAA231B10100.0835621181908897.9888.900.0074.396.21
    1983Detroit TigersALMLB231B500.0910210101.0002.000.003.141.75
    1983Detroit TigersALMLB23DH600.0000000.0000.000.003.750.07
    1984Evansville TripletsAmerAAA241B11100.01008921411211141100.9879.900.0072.172.51
    1984Detroit TigersALMLB241B400.01210113131.0003.300.002.544.44
    1984Detroit TigersALMLB24DH400.0000000.0000.000.002.544.49
    1985Nashville SoundsAmerAAA251B11400.010241111110111461135.99010.000.0080.997.41
    1985Detroit TigersALMLB251B400.0335143938.9749.500.002.544.44
    1985Detroit TigersALMLB25DH500.0000000.0000.000.003.155.68
    1986Nashville SoundsAmerAAA261B1200.010916210127125.98410.400.008.5100.06
    1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB261B1600.010914091231231.0007.700.009.988.96
    1986Detroit TigersALMLB261B1200.09870101051051.0008.800.007.480.04
    1986Detroit TigersALMLB26DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.213.315
    1987Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA271B10200.09226711981000989.9899.700.0072.987.91
    1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB271B1200.06672107573.9736.100.007.470.64
    1988Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA281B700.0743177877.98711.000.004.953.84
    1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB281B3700.0293170263103101.0008.400.0022.890.22
    1989Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAA291B12100.010649369911631157.9959.600.0084.696.01
    1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLB291B400.01610017171.0004.300.002.523.53
    1990Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAA301B8800.076064367827824.9969.400.0063.398.91
    1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLB301B1000.03350438381.0003.800.006.243.52
    MLB Totals - (1B)1230083262484898894.9967.300.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)2500000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)7810069315767766875847507.9909.600.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (1B)142001193105239113211298.9839.100.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (1B)11800102586189811291111.9849.400.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1980Minor--118--------
    1981Minor--142--------
    1982MLB--19-------8
    1982Minor--125--------
    1983MLB--5-------6
    1983Minor--101--------
    1984MLB--4-------4
    1984Minor--111--------
    1985MLB--4-------5
    1985Minor--114--------
    1986MLB--28-------2
    1986Minor--12--------
    1987MLB--12--------
    1987Minor--102--------
    1988MLB--37--------
    1988Minor--7--------
    1989MLB--4--------
    1989Minor--121--------
    1990MLB--10--------
    1990Minor--88--------
    Totals--1164-------25