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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Michael Paul Mason
Stat Years
1980-1996  [mlb] 1982-1988
Height/Weight
6-2 / 205
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (242)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Benilde St. Margaret's (St. Louis Park,MN)
Colleges
Oral Roberts University (Tulsa, Oklahoma), Normandale Community College (Bloomington, Minnesota)
Draft
Selected by the Texas Rangers in Round #1 (#12 overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Sec Phase) 4 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1982-09-13 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.296)
Service Time
Organizations
TEX [8] MIN [2] CHN [1] KCA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 14867 ... retro id: masom001 ... mlbam id: 118401
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1980Gulf Coast Rangers GCLRktex-211---612.0712100002061.0401714146554021.415.900.156.798.112.511.20.857
    1980Minor Totals: TEXbyYearRk----211---612.0712100002061.0401714146554021.415.900.156.798.112.511.20.857
    1981Asheville TouristsSALAtex-222---832.1212126100085.05828204353911021.096.140.423.714.132.961.11.727
    1981Minor Totals: TEXbyYearA----221---832.1212126100085.05828204353911021.096.140.423.714.132.961.11.727
    1982Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex26233---1093.89262632000155.0153846711461115051.288.880.642.676.454.882.41.526
    1982Texas RangersALMLBtex16233Log - Sp - Ext - Perf125.09440000023.02113133981001.308.221.173.523.135.090.89.333
    1982Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAA----231---1093.89262632000155.0153846711461115051.288.880.642.676.454.882.41.526
    1982MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf125.09440000023.02113133981001.308.221.173.523.135.090.89.333
    1983Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-244---554.1616161000088.21005041726504011.4210.150.712.645.085.081.92.500
    1983Texas RangersALMLBtex16244Log - Sp - Ext - Perf025.91500025010.210770690011.508.440.005.067.595.911.50.000
    1983Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAAA----241---554.1816161000088.71005041726504011.4310.200.712.655.105.101.92.500
    1983MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf026.18500025010.710770690011.578.820.005.297.946.181.50.000
    1984Texas RangersALMLBtex16255Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9133.613624406120184.1159787418511135121.147.760.882.495.523.812.22.409
    1984MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9133.623624406120184.3159787418511135121.147.770.882.495.523.812.22.409
    1985Texas RangersALMLBtex16266Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8154.83383011180179.0212113962273924131.5910.661.113.674.635.681.26.348
    1985MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8154.83383011180179.0212113962273924131.5910.661.113.674.635.681.26.348
    1986Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-277---013.0011000003.02510310001.676.000.009.003.0015.000.33.000
    1986Texas RangersALMLBtex16277Log - Sp - Ext - Perf734.33272221250135.013571651156855101.419.000.733.735.674.731.52.700
    1986Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAAA----271---013.0011000003.02510310001.676.000.009.003.0015.000.33.000
    1986MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf734.33272221250135.013571651156855101.419.000.733.735.674.731.52.700
    1987Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-288---423.50992000054.0532821127416021.488.830.174.506.834.671.52.667
    1987Texas RangersALMLBtex16288Log - Sp - Ext - Perf025.59860002029.0372018622211042.0311.481.866.836.526.210.95.000
    1987Chicago CubsNLMLBchn41288Log - Sp - Ext - Perf415.6817400313038.0432524423281011.7410.180.955.456.635.921.22.800
    1987Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA----281---423.50992000054.0532821127416021.488.830.174.506.834.671.52.667
    1987MLB Totals: TEX-CHNbyYearMLB----282Log - Sp - Ext - Perf435.64251000315067.08045421045492051.8710.751.346.046.586.041.09.571
    1988Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-299---225.8123300820052.2623534233252031.8010.590.345.644.275.980.76.500
    1988Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin20299Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0110.8050000506.28881970002.5510.801.3512.159.4510.800.78.000
    1988Minor Totals: MINbyYearAAA----291---225.8623300820052.7623534233252031.8210.690.345.694.316.030.76.500
    1988MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0111.6150000506.78881970002.7411.611.4513.0610.1611.610.78.000
    1990Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-3110---000.0030000303.04200310002.3312.000.009.003.006.000.33.000
    1990Minor Totals: MINbyYearAAA----311---000.0030000303.04200310002.3312.000.009.003.006.000.33.000
    1993Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-3411---100.0010001102.00000100000.500.000.004.500.000.000.001.000
    1993Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAA----341---100.0010001102.00000100000.500.000.004.500.000.000.001.000
    1996Green Bay SultansPrairieIndy------3712---037.71321011014.02213121381021.7914.140.641.935.148.362.67.000
    1996Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----371---037.71321011014.02213121381021.7914.140.641.935.148.362.67.000
    MLB Totals (8 yrs)29394.54140907214500605.762533530565249363173111.449.290.973.705.404.981.46.426
    American League Totals (7 yrs)25384.46123867211370567.758231028161226335163101.429.230.973.595.324.921.48.397
    National League Totals (1 yrs)415.6817400313038.0432524423281011.7410.180.955.456.635.921.22.800
    Minor League Totals36233.54103771239260504.347224919826220323320151.378.430.463.935.774.451.47.610
    Minor: Indy Totals037.71321011014.02213121381021.7914.140.641.935.148.362.67.000
    Minor: Rk Totals612.0712100002061.0401714146554021.415.900.156.798.112.511.20.857
    Minor: A Totals832.1212126100085.05828204353911021.096.140.423.714.132.961.11.727
    Minor: AA Totals1193.84272632110157.0153846711471115051.278.770.632.696.364.822.36.550
    Minor: AAA Totals11104.345229308230201.322112097109211812061.569.890.454.125.285.371.28.524
    Texas Rangers Totals (6 yrs)25374.38118867211320561.057430227360217328163101.419.210.963.485.264.841.51.403
    Chicago Cubs Totals (1 yrs)415.6817400313038.0432524423281011.7410.180.955.456.635.921.22.800
    Minnesota Twins Totals (1 yrs)0111.6150000506.78881970002.7411.611.4513.0610.1611.610.78.000
    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. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1980Gulf Coast Rangers GCLRktex-21p---11421200000000000001.0001.0001.0002.000220.000.0001.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1987Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-28p---2117000000003401000.000.300.000.3001100.429.000.00027.2736.361.330.00.000.0
    1987Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4128pL-S-E-P2189120000001403000.222.300.222.5221320.111.000.4007.6930.774.000.00.000.0
    1988Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-29p---3240100000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1996Green Bay SultansPrairieIndy------37p---433000000000300000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)189120000001403000.222.300.222.5221320.111.000.4007.6930.774.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (1 yrs)189120000001403000.222.300.222.5221320.111.000.4007.6930.774.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals499220000003401000.222.417.222.6391320.333.000.40023.0830.771.330.00.000.0
    Minor: Indy Totals33000000000300000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: Rk Totals1421200000000000001.0001.0001.0002.000220.000.0001.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals357100000003401000.000.300.000.3001100.429.000.00027.2736.361.330.00.000.0
    Chicago Cubs Totals (1 yrs)189120000001403000.222.300.222.5221320.111.000.4007.6930.774.000.00.000.0
    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
    1980Gulf Coast Rangers GCLRk21P1200.0815122423.9581.900.0019.085.76
    1981Asheville TouristsSALA22P1200.0727123534.9712.800.008.5100.013
    1982Tulsa DrillersTexAA23P2600.02025124645.9781.700.0019.1100.07
    1982Texas RangersALMLB23P4023.01500661.0001.500.262.5100.015
    1983Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA24P1600.0616122322.9571.400.0011.9100.010
    1983Texas RangersALMLB24P5010.21200331.0000.600.293.1100.014
    1984Texas RangersALMLB25P360184.14220026261.0000.700.1422.4100.02
    1985Texas RangersALMLB26P380179.0430403834.8950.900.1923.6100.04
    1986Texas RangersALMLB27P270135.09190128281.0001.000.2116.7100.010
    1987Iowa CubsAmerAAA28P900.078101615.9381.700.006.581.815
    1987Chicago CubsNLMLB28P17038.01501661.0000.400.1610.694.413
    1987Texas RangersALMLB28P8029.0151176.8570.800.214.9100.013
    1988Portland BeaversPCLAAA29P2300.06150121211.0000.900.0016.295.85
    1988Minnesota TwinsALMLB29P506.2000000.0000.000.003.1100.016
    1990Portland BeaversPCLAAA31P300.0101021.5000.300.002.2100.015
    1993Memphis ChicksSouAA34P100.01000111.0001.000.000.7100.025
    MLB Totals - (P)1400604218853114109.9560.800.180.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)51002039336259.9521.200.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)27002125124746.9791.700.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)1200727123534.9712.800.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)1200815122423.9581.900.000.00.00
    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
    1980Minor12----------
    1981Minor12----------
    1982MLB4----------
    1982Minor26----------
    1983MLB5----------
    1983Minor16----------
    1984MLB36----------
    1985MLB38----------
    1986MLB27----------
    1987MLB25----------
    1987Minor9----------
    1988MLB5----------
    1988Minor23----------
    1990Minor3----------
    1993Minor1----------
    Totals242----------