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Craig SmajstriaHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1981-1991 MLB Years: 1988-1988
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Positions2B-829, 3B-142, SS-61, OF-31Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameCraig Lee Smajstrla
Height5-9Weight165BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateJune 19,1962 [55.248]PlaceHouston,Texas
High SchoolPearland (Pearland,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox in the 4th round (84th overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 6,1988 [26.079]
OrganizationsCHA [5] HOU [3] CLE [2] CHN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID18105Retrosheet IDsmajc001MLBAM ID122331
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed69Power35Contact92XBH37RBIs31Runs61Hitting79Durability77Team.506Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981Gulf Coast White SoxGCLRkcha-ss1940110153710044231123100.336.362.345.707381119.370.009.055.3272.529.243.670.000.002.70
1982Niagara Falls SoxNYPLA-cha-2b206327038821110129193142116200.304.338.430.76811622293.324.126.237.3404.787.171.500.34270.0026.83
1982Appleton FoxesMidwAcha-2b20829572002413200000.241.313.310.6239232.259.069.276.2889.386.250.670.000.0028.57
1982Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         7129943891310131234172316200.298.335.418.75312524325.318.120.241.3355.237.081.350.31299.0026.97
1983Appleton FoxesMidwAcha202b21933304291164024104263824010.276.332.348.68011520362.312.072.170.3107.1810.501.460.000.0021.98
1984Glens Falls White SoxEastAAcha-2b22133497781311864413611494924240.264.331.348.67917328554.285.084.233.3098.848.841.000.72124.2521.37
1985Glens Falls White SoxEastAAcha-3b-2b23124470841302050432512363225320.277.329.340.66916025516.295.063.168.3026.986.200.890.000.0019.23
1986Waterbury IndiansEastAAcle-2b244216320463201054151432120.282.352.325.677535184.307.043.141.3088.157.610.930.000.0010.87
1986Maine GuidesILAAAcle-2b2490319429393020138322912100.292.357.339.69610812355.320.047.163.3209.018.170.910.000.0012.90
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         132482621391250301812474344220.288.355.334.68916117539.315.046.156.3168.727.980.910.000.0012.23
1987Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcle-2b2511143263122194751147404116210.282.343.394.73717030481.298.112.220.3278.328.521.031.4661.7124.59
1988Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-2b2613351389159305456288354013500.310.352.411.76321139557.327.101.209.3436.287.181.140.72128.2524.53
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou292b2683200000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1989Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-3b-2b271103784694157035124303525200.249.306.325.63112322417.272.076.177.2907.198.391.170.000.0023.40
1990Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou12b281244738614825424287583645210.313.391.395.78618731542.334.082.207.36010.706.640.620.37236.5020.95
1991Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-2b291173855510717533873475337230.278.359.371.73014325444.314.093.226.33310.5911.941.130.68128.3323.36
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter83200000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter118843696631247186552139518574388401245223140.285.345.368.71316062624856.309.083.196.0007.998.261.030.43208.0521.01
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter68525003817231152816242823724223412281450.289.353.377.7309421592796.312.088.202.0008.668.370.970.57156.2521.99
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter29911301823074113494662710095711680.272.333.342.675386581254.292.070.193.0007.977.580.950.32282.5018.89
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1013594798184026145294024010.273.331.345.67612422394.307.072.178.0007.3610.151.380.000.0022.45
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6327038821110129193142116200.304.338.430.76811622293.324.126.237.0004.787.171.500.34270.0026.83
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter40110153710044231123100.336.362.345.707381119.370.009.055.0002.529.243.670.000.002.70
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter83200000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1626141000000002000000.000.000.000.0000061.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162596901702583542510535537320.285.345.368.71321936662.309.083.196.0007.998.261.030.43208.0521.01

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1981Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha19SS39--501031315166153.9223.92------4097.560.9
1982Niagara Falls Sox NYPLA-cha202B62--1291851642330314.9525.06------6398.481.6
1982Appleton Foxes MidwAcha202B6--58121413.9292.17------875.04.3
1983Appleton Foxes MidwAcha212B76--159166629331325.9824.28------9381.755.5
1984Glens Falls White Sox EastAAcha222B78--1581921535365350.9594.49------13358.656.5
1985Glens Falls White Sox EastAAcha23SS20--2143366764.9553.20------12416.114.4
1985Glens Falls White Sox EastAAcha23OF10--151--16161.0001.60------1248.17.2
1985Glens Falls White Sox EastAAcha232B40--8093427177173.9774.33------12432.328.8
1985Glens Falls White Sox EastAAcha233B60--461001810164146.8902.43------12448.443.2
1986Waterbury Indians EastAAcle24OF14--16---16161.0001.14------4233.310.1
1986Waterbury Indians EastAAcle242B29--6460214126124.9844.28------4269.020.9
1986Maine Guides ILAAAcle243B9--1115433026.8672.89------9010.06.4
1986Maine Guides ILAAAcle24SS1--351198.8898.00------901.10.7
1986Maine Guides ILAAAcle242B76--134226947369360.9764.74------9084.454.3
1987Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle252B108--1952951574505490.9704.54------11197.377.1
1987Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle25SS1--33--661.0006.00------1110.90.7
1988Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou262B122--2953421688653637.9755.22------13391.785.3
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou262B2--1---111.0000.50------825.01.2
1989Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou27OF7--9-1-109.9001.29------1106.44.9
1989Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou273B47--2049757669.9081.47------11042.733.1
1989Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou272B43--81108617195189.9694.40------11039.130.3
1990Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou283B25--29321047161.8592.44------12420.217.6
1990Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou282B99--1922671356472459.9724.64------12479.869.7
1991Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn293B1---1--111.0001.00------1170.90.7
1991Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn292B88--162226753395388.9824.41------11775.261.1
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B2--1---111.0000.50------20.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 6 season(s)-   2B536--105914646633525892523.9754.71------5360.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B82--60972112178157.8821.91------820.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF7--9-1-109.9001.29------70.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS2--68111514.9337.00------20.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B147--3023452176668647.9694.40------1470.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B60--461001810164146.8902.43------600.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF24--311--32321.0001.33------240.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS20--2143366764.9553.20------200.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B82--164174731345338.9804.12------820.00.0
A- Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B62--1291851642330314.9525.06------620.00.0
Rk Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS39--501031315166153.9223.92------390.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1981Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha19----39------
1982Niagara Falls Sox NYPLA-cha20---62-------
1982Appleton Foxes MidwAcha20---6-------
1983Appleton Foxes MidwAcha21---76-------
1984Glens Falls White Sox EastAAcha22---78-------
1985Glens Falls White Sox EastAAcha23---402060---10-
1986Waterbury Indians EastAAcle24---29-----14-
1986Maine Guides ILAAAcle24---7619-----
1987Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle25---1081------
1988Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou26---122-------
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26---2-------
1989Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou27---43-47---7-
1990Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou28---99-25-----
1991Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn29---88-1-----

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1988-12-14ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1988-11-17Released by Astros. 
1987-11-27ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1987-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1985-07-09TradeTraded by White Sox to Indians for Tom Brennan. 
* 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
1988Houston AstrosTeam Payroll2662,500-60439-392,10762,50062,500
* 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