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Matt NokesTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1981-2002 MLB Years: 1985-1995
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Drafted
Rated Prospect

PositionsC-1129, DH-131, 1B-32, OF-12, 3B-2Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMatthew Dodge Nokes
Height6-1Weight190BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 31,1963 [55.015]PlaceSan Diego,California
High SchoolPatrick Henry (San Diego,CA)

DraftedSelected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 20th round (503rd overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsGeorge Genovese
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1984-SFN-#4 ... 1985-SFN-#2 ... 1986-DET-#7
MLB DebutSeptember 3,1985 [21.308]
OrganizationsDET [5] NYA [5] SFN [5] BAL [1] COL [1] Awards2Awards Voting2-33
TBC Player ID16010Retrosheet IDnokem001MLBAM ID119820
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (C) in 1987
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed27Power77Contact62XBH74RBIs71Runs45Hitting62Durability57Team.497Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981Great Falls GiantsPioRksfn-c174414614336201300112320000.226.289.295.584438159.268.069.144.2746.9214.472.090.000.0024.24
1982Clinton GiantsMidwAsfn8c1882247195312032312154433110.215.267.300.5677415269.249.085.142.2585.5816.362.931.1282.3328.30
1983Fresno GiantsCalifA+sfn-c1912542962138266148200609260350.322.410.508.91821846498.380.186.326.40512.0518.471.532.8130.6433.33
1984Shreveport CaptainsTexAAsfn-c20973083289192116102303400200.289.350.471.82114532340.294.182.273.3668.8210.001.133.2428.0035.96
1985Shreveport CaptainsTexAAsfn-c2110534452101241145620414722720.294.365.491.85616939396.300.197.323.37410.3511.871.153.5424.5738.61
1985San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26c2119533112025001910002.208.236.358.59419455.214.150.170.2641.8216.369.003.6426.5036.36
1986Nashville SoundsAmerAAAdet-c2212542855122254107120304150360.285.337.432.76918539466.295.147.222.3376.448.801.372.1542.8031.97
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet33c22724281012001100011.333.360.500.86012225.318.167.208.3664.004.001.004.0024.0025.00
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet33c23135461691331423287213570633213.289.345.536.88124748508.279.247.325.3766.8913.782.006.3014.4136.09
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet33c2412238253961801653013458162311.251.313.424.73716234425.258.173.259.3288.0013.651.713.7623.8835.42
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet33c-dh2587268156710093910173721217.250.298.388.68610419290.259.138.205.3095.8612.762.183.1029.7828.36
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet33dh-c2644111123051380041420135.270.305.414.719469118.284.144.180.3113.3911.863.502.5437.0030.00
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya38c-dh269224021574083222203340036.238.307.354.6618512264.246.116.200.2997.5812.501.653.0330.0021.05
1990Totals for AL-AL         1363513387911140222447601611.248.306.373.67913121382.259.125.194.3036.2812.301.962.8831.9124.14
1991New York YankeesALMLBnya38c2713545652122200247732254950756.268.308.469.77721444493.251.201.259.3405.079.941.964.8719.0036.07
1992New York YankeesALMLBnya38c2812138442869122590137623061113.224.293.424.71716332430.209.200.294.3138.6014.421.685.1217.4537.21
1993New York YankeesALMLBnya38c2976217255480103500163120324.249.303.424.7279218238.246.175.249.3176.7213.031.944.2021.7033.33
1994Albany/Colonie YankeesEastAAnya-c30311141003001100000.364.417.455.8725112.400.091.182.3898.338.331.000.000.0025.00
1994Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-c-1b30113881110511002600100.289.317.7111.02827641.214.422.474.4184.8814.633.0012.207.6054.55
1994Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         144991520514003700100.306.340.653.99332753.263.347.408.4115.6613.212.339.439.8046.67
1994New York YankeesALMLBnya38c3028791123307190051600101.291.329.595.924471085.281.304.367.3885.8818.823.208.2411.2943.48
1995Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-c3112377820410002410301.216.256.595.85122643.125.379.432.3394.659.302.009.309.2575.00
1995Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal11c3126494610260041100102.122.185.265.45013354.108.143.224.2017.4120.372.753.7024.5050.00
1995Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol11c311011121000001400011.182.250.273.5233112.286.091.182.1978.3333.334.000.000.0050.00
1995Totals for MLB-MLB         36605820260051500113.133.197.267.46416466.136.134.217.2007.5822.733.003.0330.0050.00
1998St. Paul SaintsNorthernInd-3460211307415085000242350619.351.419.536.95511323246.355.185.299.4129.769.350.963.2526.3831.08
1999St. Paul SaintsNorthernInd-35813064484181186600364600005.275.351.516.86715837342.273.241.359.37310.5313.451.285.2617.0044.05
2001Schaumburg FlyersNorthernInd-378733344118242166911195600007.354.389.583.97219442352.391.229.285.4135.4015.912.954.5520.8135.59
2002Joliet JackHammersNorthernInd-38227572170060061000003.280.333.373.70628781.323.093.173.3157.4112.351.670.000.0033.33
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter9022735310695964136422872003952610263272.254.308.441.74912072362997.251.187.261.0006.6713.181.984.5420.1133.96
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter604198825055911615613305419229219520141.281.347.447.7948881922224.301.166.263.0008.6313.131.522.7432.5934.35
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter14850370141284199220345160761.280.329.465.79423451550.277.185.256.0006.189.271.503.4526.4736.17
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter205663851944432512022728222920.293.359.481.84031972748.299.188.297.0009.6310.961.143.3426.5237.11
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12542962138266148200609260350.322.410.508.91821846498.380.186.326.00012.0518.471.532.8130.6433.33
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter82247195312032312154433110.215.267.300.5677415269.249.085.142.0005.5816.362.931.1282.3328.30
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4414614336201300112320000.226.289.295.584438159.268.069.144.0006.9214.472.090.000.0024.24
Ind Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter250925125297643421911185135506124.321.379.533.9124931091021.338.212.304.0008.3313.221.594.1122.0236.70
New York Yankees Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter45213761513424417122255103191140172130.249.304.437.7416011161510.240.188.263.0006.8212.651.854.7019.3833.92
Detroit Tigers Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3951246151334483611893291180111081037.268.322.458.7805711121366.269.190.264.0006.6613.181.984.4720.4333.53
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter19533112025001910002.208.236.358.59419455.214.150.170.0001.8216.369.003.6426.5036.36
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter26494610260041100102.122.185.265.45013354.108.143.224.0007.4120.372.753.7024.5050.00
Colorado Rockies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1011121000001400011.182.250.273.5233112.286.091.182.0008.3333.334.000.000.0050.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162491561251712476113671525613.254.308.441.74921742538.251.187.261.0006.6713.181.984.5420.1133.96
Average Minor - Per 162 games16253367150314168911517851540.281.347.447.79423851597.301.166.263.0008.6313.131.522.7432.5934.35

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1981Great Falls Giants PioRksfn17C41--28835132336323.9617.88-----194493.258.6
1982Clinton Giants MidwAsfn18C59--36341132417404.9696.85-----68272.042.8
1983Fresno Giants CalifA+sfn19C101--59562169673657.9766.50-----1712580.872.1
1984Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn20C72--4003185439431.9825.99-----69774.252.9
1985Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn21C88--52040126572560.9796.36------10583.864.7
1985San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn21C14--8422-8886.9776.14-15193.8-1973.78.6
1986Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet22C63--32729134369356.9655.65-----412550.444.4
1986Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet221B25--16921520195190.9747.60------12520.017.6
1986Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet22OF7--6---661.0000.86------1255.64.9
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet22C7--432-245451.0006.43-3175.0-7100.04.3
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet23C109--5953252632627.9925.75-711879.8713580.767.3
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet23DH19---------------13514.111.7
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet23OF3--5---551.0001.67------1352.21.9
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet233B2---------------1351.51.2
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet24C110--5744578626619.9895.63-503161.7612290.267.9
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet24DH4---------------1223.32.5
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet25C51--2352663267261.9785.12-381966.778758.631.5
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet25DH33---------------8737.920.4
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya26C46--1812715209208.9954.52-312258.579250.028.4
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya26DH30---------------9232.618.5
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet26DH24---------------4454.514.8
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet26C19--557116362.9843.26-10952.614443.211.7
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya26OF2--1---111.0000.50------922.21.2
1991New York YankeesALMLBnya27C130--6904867744738.9925.68-993772.81113596.380.2
1991New York YankeesALMLBnya27DH3---------------1352.21.9
1992New York YankeesALMLBnya28C111--5524746603599.9935.40-1083376.6712191.768.5
1993New York YankeesALMLBnya29C56--245192-266264.9924.71-461773.017673.734.6
1993New York YankeesALMLBnya29DH11---------------7614.56.8
1994Albany/Colonie Yankees EastAAnya30C3--212--23231.0007.67------3100.02.1
1994Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya30C5--262--28281.0005.60------1145.53.5
1994Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya301B3--292-131311.00010.33------1127.32.1
1994New York YankeesALMLBnya30C17--7522-7977.9754.53-8280.0-2860.715.0
1994New York YankeesALMLBnya30DH5---------------2817.94.4
1994New York YankeesALMLBnya301B4--314173635.9728.75------2814.33.5
1995Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol31C8--433114746.9795.75------1266.75.8
1995Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31C16--8351-8988.9895.50-13381.312661.511.1
1995Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol31C3--10-1-1110.9093.33------1030.02.1
1995Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31DH2---------------267.71.4
MLB Totals for C - 11 season(s)-   C689--3422262383437223684.9905.35-49219371.8486890.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 8 season(s)-   DH131---------------1310.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF5--6---661.0001.20------50.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B4--314173635.9728.75------40.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2---------------20.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C76--39634145444430.9685.66-----4760.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B28--19823521226221.9787.89------280.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF7--6---661.0000.86------70.00.0
AA Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C163--94173201110341014.9816.22-----61630.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C101--59562169673657.9766.50-----171010.00.0
A Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C59--36341132417404.9696.85-----6590.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C41--28835132336323.9617.88-----19410.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1981Great Falls Giants PioRksfn17-41---------
1982Clinton Giants MidwAsfn18-59---------
1983Fresno Giants CalifA+sfn19-101---------
1984Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn20-72---------
1985Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn21-88---------
1985San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn21-14---------
1986Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet22-6325------7-
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet22-7---------
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet23-109---2---319
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet24-110--------4
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet25-51--------33
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya26-46-------230
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet26-19--------24
1991New York YankeesALMLBnya27-130--------3
1992New York YankeesALMLBnya28-111---------
1993New York YankeesALMLBnya29-56--------11
1994Albany/Colonie Yankees EastAAnya30-3---------
1994Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya30-53--------
1994New York YankeesALMLBnya30-174-------5
1995Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol31-8---------
1995Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31-16--------2
1995Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol31-3---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1987Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB23514220012001400000.143.200.357.5575115.111.214.2866.6726.674.006.6714.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs514220012001400000.143.200.357.5575115.111.214.2866.6726.674.006.6714.0050.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2003Joliet JackHammersNorthernIndIndy-39Manager884048.45514.54 -
2009Lincoln SaltdogsAmerAssocIndIndy-45Pitching Coach964947.5109.03Marty ScottLeague Champions
2010Potomac NationalsCaroA+Minorwas46Hitting Coach1397069.5041.52Gary CathcartLeague Champions
* 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
1987AL Silver Slugger Award (C)1
2001Northern League All-Star (DH)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1995-12-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by Brewers. 
1995-10-10Released by Rockies. 
1995-07-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rockies. 
1995-06-19Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-12-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1994-10-18Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1990-06-04TradeTraded by Tigers to Yankees for Clay Parker and Lance McCullers. 
1985-10-07TradeTraded by Giants with Eric King and Dave LaPoint to Tigers for Scott Medvin, Bob Melvin and Juan Berenguer. 
* 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
1985San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll2160,000-51628-370,78060,00060,000
1986Detroit TigersTeam Payroll2260,000-61436-386,34760,000120,000
1987Detroit TigersTeam Payroll2368,000-4942530344,90660,000188,000
1988Detroit TigersTeam Payroll24165,000-4042043392,10762,500353,000
1989Detroit TigersTeam Payroll25195,000-4081850429,80262,500548,000
1990New York YankeesTeam Payroll26650,000-2451665++515,727100,0001,198,000
1990Detroit TigersTeam Payroll26650,000-2451365++515,727100,0001,198,000
1991New York YankeesTeam Payroll27887,500-2271468++742,231100,0002,085,500
1992New York YankeesTeam Payroll282,500,000-100388++962,245109,0004,585,500
1993New York YankeesTeam Payroll292,500,000-130986++968,431109,0007,085,500
1994New York YankeesTeam Payroll302,500,000-152983++957,101109,0009,585,500
1995Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll31700,000-2791669999,520109,00010,285,500
1995Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll31700,000-2791369999,520109,00010,285,500
* 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