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Dave ElderTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1995-2007 MLB Years: 2002-2003
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

PositionsP-286Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid Matthew Elder
Height6-0Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 23,1975 [42.209]PlaceAtlanta,Georgia
High SchoolWashington (Pensacola,FL)
CollegeGeorgia Tech (Atlanta,GA)

DraftedSelected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 4th round (137th overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsJim Fairey
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2000-TEX-#10
MLB DebutJuly 24,2002 [26.305]
OrganizationsTEX [4] CLE [2] KCA [2] ATL [1] NYA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID20127Retrosheet IDelded001MLBAM ID276541
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts83Walks27Hittable76SO/BB51vsPower76Hitting0Durability50Team.507Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1995Georgia TechCollegeNCAAFrS/R191056.98231211000089.01027369062640001.8410.31--6.276.471.03.667-
1996Georgia TechCollegeNCAASoST20955.25211831000106.011172626561237101.579.400.514.7410.412.20.643-
1997Georgia TechCollegeNCAAJrS/R21943.44221210000196.2966337942960001.438.940.843.918.942.29.692-
1997Pulaski RangersAppRktex-Rel21221.95200200017632.01887212574000.935.010.563.3415.874.75.500-
1999Charlotte RangersFSLA+tex-Rel23422.84241230016444.0331514225424001.316.700.415.088.531.68.667-
1999Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-Rel23108.1030300106.28760670002.1010.80--8.109.451.171.000-
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--Rel0523.53271260017450.1412220231494001.417.240.355.478.651.58.714-
2000Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex28S/R24764.943321120083116.2121806498810411001.799.330.696.798.021.18.538-
2001Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-ST25463.0013130000072.0642824143783001.498.000.135.389.751.81.400-
2001Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex47S/R25544.991587003057.2543632443564101.688.430.626.718.741.30.556-
2001Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--S/R09103.89282170030129.211864565861347101.578.190.355.979.301.56.474-
2002Akron AerosEastAAcle28Rel26212.00231220018936.01988118421001.034.750.254.5010.502.33.667-
2002Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-Rel26312.65221210015534.0321110114422001.358.470.263.7111.123.00.750-
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--R/CL0522.314524300331470.0511918232843001.196.560.264.1110.802.63.714-
2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle47Rel26023.1315015003023.018108114230011.397.040.395.489.001.64.0003.48
2003Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle47Rel27000.00808006612.250006170000.873.55--4.2612.082.83--
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle49Rel271119.2940400102.05552431003.8619.297.7115.4311.570.75.50016.75
2004Somerset PatriotsAtlInd--Rel28401.34210210013533.21765116371000.984.540.274.289.892.311.000-
2004Trenton ThunderEastAAnya-Rel28222.5517017008117.21275015241001.536.11--7.6412.231.60.500-
2004Greenville BravesSouAAatl-Rel28013.0080800209.08331462001.338.001.004.006.001.50.000-
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--Rel0232.70250250010126.220108119303001.466.750.346.4110.121.58.400-
2005Somerset PatriotsAtlInd-38Rel29411.47320320013643.02487019612001.005.02--3.9812.773.21.800-
2005Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-Rel29200.0011011005016.082007162000.944.50--3.949.002.291.000-
2006Somerset PatriotsAtlInd-24S/R30244.3920515004141.0422020422503001.569.220.884.8310.982.27.333-
2006Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-Rel30102.6120317009138.0431811118281001.6110.180.244.266.631.561.000-
2007Somerset PatriotsAtlInd--ST31000.82220000011.06310240000.734.91--1.643.272.00--
2007Laguna VaquerosMexAAA--Rel31412.7526125002039.0401312013452001.359.15--2.9710.303.46.800-
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter134.6219019004025.0231513318261011.628.171.076.399.241.44.2501.74
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter37263.31243491940011035529.14652361962231256437101.467.860.375.279.541.81.587-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter1562.961021389004012196.21828065610120411101.438.290.274.609.292.02.714-
AA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter16163.84973562003713256.02321331101217426118001.578.090.426.079.101.50.500-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter422.84241230016444.0331514225424001.316.700.415.088.531.68.667-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter221.95200200017632.01887212574000.935.010.563.3415.874.75.500-
Ind Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1052.3175768003012128.28937335591526001.156.230.354.1310.632.58.667-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter28145.186642241001291.1309208168151602837101.619.520.464.938.721.77.667-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter134.6219019004025.0231513318261011.628.171.076.399.241.44.250-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings9264.62165016500350220.0200130113261562269091.628.171.076.399.241.44.2571.74
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15113.311002080004514220.01929881912923315001.467.860.375.279.541.81.577-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1997Pulaski Rangers AppRktex21P20--22--441.0000.20------20100.029.4
1999Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex23P24--241-76.8570.25------24100.017.3
2000Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex24P33--514312219.8640.58------33100.023.6
2001Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex25P13--784-1915.7891.15------13100.09.4
2001Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex25P15--561-1211.9170.73------15100.010.5
2002Akron Aeros EastAAcle26P23--251-87.8750.30------23100.016.3
2002Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle26P22--311-54.8000.18------22100.015.3
2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26P15-2331--441.0000.270.17-----15100.09.3
2003Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle27P8---2--221.0000.25------8100.05.6
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27P4-2-1--111.0000.250.50-----4100.02.5
2004Somerset Patriots AtlIndy-28P21--21--331.0000.14------21100.016.7
2004Trenton Thunder EastAAnya28P17---4--441.0000.24------17100.012.0
2004Greenville Braves SouAAatl28P8--12--331.0000.38------8100.05.8
2005Somerset Patriots AtlIndy-29P32--25-1771.0000.22------32100.022.9
2005Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca29P11--32--551.0000.45------11100.07.6
2006Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca30P20--252297.7780.35------20100.013.9
Ind Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P53--46-110101.0000.19------530.00.0
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P19-2532--551.0000.260.20-----190.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P76--1316423329.8790.38------760.00.0
AA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P94--1533815648.8570.51------940.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P24--241-76.8570.25------240.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P20--22--441.0000.20------200.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1997Pulaski Rangers AppRktex2120----------
1999Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex2324----------
2000Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex2433----------
2001Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex2513----------
2001Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex2515----------
2002Akron Aeros EastAAcle2623----------
2002Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle2622----------
2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2615----------
2003Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle278----------
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle274----------
2004Somerset Patriots AtlInd-2821----------
2004Trenton Thunder EastAAnya2817----------
2004Greenville Braves SouAAatl288----------
2005Somerset Patriots AtlInd-2932----------
2005Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca2911----------
2006Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca3020----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1999Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor23225.2114014000519.022111111026201.6810.420.474.7412.322.605.21.500
2000Grand Canyon RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor24106.7511011003116.016131231222301.759.001.696.7512.381.837.311.000
2006Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB30008.5350500316.1676347101.648.534.265.689.951.759.95.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs325.9125025003635.038242342248501.719.771.035.6612.342.186.17.600
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs008.5350500316.3676347101.588.534.265.689.951.759.95.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2004-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-08-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
2004-05-24Released by Braves. 
2004-02-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
2003-10-06Released by Indians. 
2003-10-03InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-11-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
2002-10-17Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2001-12-18TradeTraded by Rangers to Indians for John Rocker. 
1998-10-15On disabled list 
1997-06-21Contractsigned 
* 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
2002Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll26200,000-75758-2,011,045200,000200,000
2003Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll27300,000-70353-2,163,527300,000500,000
* 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