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Kirk SaarloosTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1998-2009 MLB Years: 2002-2008
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Drafted

PositionsP-277Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKirk Craig Saarloos
Height6-0Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 23,1979 [39.151]PlaceLong Beach,California
High SchoolValley Christian (Cerritos,CA)
CollegeCal State Fullerton (Fullerton,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (86th overall) of the 2001 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$455,000Signing ScoutsDoug Deutsch
MLB DebutJune 18,2002 [23.026]
OrganizationsHOU [4] OAK [4] CIN [1] CLE [1] Awards10
TBC Player ID20151Retrosheet IDsaark001MLBAM ID424164
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Player Notes:   Member of the 2000 United States National Baseball team
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts40Walks69Hittable44SO/BB58vsPower44Hitting7Durability56Team.532Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1998Cal State FullertonCollegeNCAAFr2Rel19425.1530228000350.2623529624576001.7011.011.074.2610.122.38.667-
1999Cal State FullertonCollegeNCAASo2Rel20733.6339039000774.06634301120684001.167.991.332.428.233.40.700-
2000Cal State FullertonBigWestNCAA-1Rel21752.3233033000866.0482517314803000.946.550.411.9110.915.71.583-
2001Cal State FullertonBigWestNCAA-1S/R221522.18251877404153.099413711231532000.805.820.651.359.006.65.882-
2001Lexington LegendsSALAhou2R/CL22111.172202200191130.2185417402000.825.280.292.0511.745.71.500-
2002Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou-ST231011.4013130110083.0481713121821000.835.180.112.278.863.90.909-
2002New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-S/R23202.25422002016.0124412190000.886.750.561.1310.699.501.000-
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST01211.5417152112099.06021172231011000.845.440.182.089.154.39.923-
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31ST23676.0117170110085.010059571227541001.4910.551.272.855.702.00.4624.47
2003New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-S/R24503.081376211061.0542221411340001.067.920.591.614.993.091.000-
2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31Rel24214.93364320011049.0553127417430001.4610.030.733.107.842.53.6673.38
2004New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou12ST250215.4322000007.01715124160002.5721.865.141.297.716.00.000-
2004Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak-ST25203.54550000020.0198819170001.388.410.443.987.521.891.000-
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0226.59770000027.0362320510230001.6811.851.653.297.572.30.500-
2004Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31S/R25214.44651001024.0271312412100001.609.991.484.443.700.83.6675.84
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31ST261094.17292722100159.217075741154531001.409.580.623.042.990.98.5264.27
2006Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31S/R27774.753516190072121.014970641953523001.6611.051.413.933.860.98.5005.64
2007Louisville BatsILAAAcin-S/R28023.9518513005041.047191839280001.3710.320.661.986.153.11.000-
2007Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35Rel28157.1734331007042.2543634819271001.7111.391.694.015.701.42.1675.75
2008Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak21ST29944.22222201000140.215073661836794001.329.601.152.305.052.19.692-
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak21Rel29105.47817001026.037171624120001.5612.650.681.374.103.001.0003.66
2009Columbus ClippersILAAAcle15ST303105.6115150200086.211267541435535201.7011.631.453.635.501.51.231-
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter29305.02165739232272506.0592301284601862516001.5310.471.063.294.441.35.4921.64
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter32203.701147143622711484.04772302004713135812201.258.820.872.426.622.73.615-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter21184.427958215180371.0411208183451032369201.389.921.092.495.692.29.538-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1011.4013130110083.0481713121821000.835.180.112.278.863.90.909-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter111.172202200191130.2185417402000.825.280.292.0511.745.71.500-
NCAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter33122.961272010774022343.1275135113318135815001.037.190.812.129.374.42.733-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter20174.507849292192330.2383175166361231274001.5310.390.983.343.451.03.541-
Houston Astros Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter885.6153213211110134.215590841644971001.4810.361.072.946.482.20.500-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter157.1734331007042.2543634819271001.7111.391.694.015.701.42.167-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13135.0271323911121220.025613012326801083001.5310.471.063.294.441.35.5001.64
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1493.7051321931125220.02151049021591625101.258.820.872.426.622.73.609-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2002Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou-p231510230000000303000.300.300.300.6003013.429.000.000.2680.0023.080.000.000.000.00
2002New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-p2345010000000200000.200.200.200.400105.333.000.000.1780.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1915240000000503000.267.267.267.5344018.400.000.000.2380.0027.780.000.000.000.00
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31p2316300210020001105000.067.067.100.1673135.105.033.033.0720.0031.430.000.000.0050.00
2003New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-p241413020002000602000.154.154.154.3082015.286.000.000.1370.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31p24315000001001003000.000.167.000.167009.000.000.200.11811.110.000.000.000.000.00
2004New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou122521000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31p26291000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2007Louisville BatsILAAAcin-28182000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2007Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35p28345111002000101000.200.200.400.600216.250.200.200.2510.0016.670.000.000.00100.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter110411320050011209000.073.095.122.2175251.103.049.073.0001.9623.5312.000.000.0066.67
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter53312600020001405000.194.194.194.3886036.353.000.000.0000.0038.890.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter38210300020001102000.143.143.143.2863023.300.000.000.0000.0047.830.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1510230000000303000.300.300.300.6003013.429.000.000.0000.0023.080.000.000.000.00
Houston Astros Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter47350210030011108000.057.083.086.1693144.083.029.057.0002.2725.0011.000.000.0050.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter345111002000101000.200.200.400.600216.250.200.200.0000.0016.670.000.000.00100.00
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter291000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1626014300700118013000.073.095.122.2177375.103.049.073.0001.9623.5312.000.000.0066.67
Average Minor - Per 162 games16295618000600043015000.194.194.194.388180110.353.000.000.0000.0038.890.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2001Lexington Legends SALAhou22P22--112--13131.0000.59------22100.015.7
2002Round Rock Express TexAAhou23P13--13203-3633.9172.54------1586.79.3
2002New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou23P4--13-1441.0001.00------4100.02.8
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou23P17-85814132322.9571.290.26-----17100.010.5
2003New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou24P13--323-226261.0002.00------1492.910.7
2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24P364492621108.8000.220.16-----36100.022.2
2004Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak25P5--46--10101.0002.00------5100.03.5
2004Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25P652429-111111.0001.830.46-----6100.03.7
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26P29271592233225755.9651.900.35-----29100.017.9
2006Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27P3516121927-136361.0001.030.30-----35100.021.6
2007Louisville Bats ILAAAcin28P18--34-1771.0000.39------18100.012.5
2007Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28P34343211111413.9290.380.30-----34100.021.0
2008Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak29P22--1225-237371.0001.68------22100.015.3
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29P812614--551.0000.630.19-----8100.05.0
2009Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle30P15--612131918.9471.20------15100.010.6
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P165565074610469156150.9620.910.30-----1650.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P77--297319103102.9901.32------770.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P13--13203-3633.9172.54------130.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P22--112--13131.0000.59------220.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2001Lexington Legends SALAhou2222----------
2002Round Rock Express TexAAhou2313----------
2002New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou234----------
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2317----------
2003New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou2413----------
2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2436----------
2004Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak255----------
2004Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak256----------
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2629----------
2006Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2735----------
2007Louisville Bats ILAAAcin2818----------
2007Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2834----------
2008Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak2922----------
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak298----------
2009Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle3015----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1999Cotuit KettleersCape Cod LeagueCollege20122.65808000017.014750813001.297.410.004.246.881.633.71.333
2006Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27004.61826001113.21597138001.369.880.661.985.272.675.93.000
2007Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28124.32615001016.220982111101.3010.801.080.545.9411.004.86.333
2008Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29003.60505001110.01144016001.209.900.000.905.406.003.60.000
2009Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB30000.0001-1001110.01510000101.5013.500.000.000.0000.90.000
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs122.65808000017.014750813001.297.410.004.246.881.633.71.333
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs123.4019415004350.36123193525201.3110.910.540.894.475.004.11.333

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2007Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28431300000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0003031.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs431300000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0003031.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2011Cal State Fullerton TitansBigWestNCAACollege-32Assistant Coach24195.792--1Dave SerranoCWS Regionals,#14 in Nation
2012Cal State Fullerton TitansBigWestNCAACollege-33Assistant Coach24177.708--1Rick VanderhookConference Champions,CWS Regionals,#21 in nation
2013Texas Christian University Horned FrogsBig12NCAACollege-34Assistant Coach241212.5004.07Jim Schlossnagle
2014Texas Christian University Horned FrogsBig12NCAACollege-35Assistant Coach24177.7081.02Jim SchlossnagleConference Champions,CWS Final-8,#5 in Nation
2015Texas Christian University Horned FrogsBig12NCAACollege-36Assistant Coach23185.783--1Jim SchlossnagleCWS Final-8,#4 in Nation
2016Texas Christian University Horned FrogsBig12NCAACollege-37Assistant Coach24159.6254.03Jim SchlossnagleConference Champions,CWS Final-8,#3 in Nation
2017Texas Christian University Horned FrogsBig12NCAACollege-38Assistant Coach24168.667--2Jim SchlossnagleCWS Final-8,#4 in nation
2018Texas Christian University Horned FrogsBig12NCAACollege-39Assistant Coach231013.4356.56Jim SchlossnagleConference Finalists
* 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 [10]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2000Big West Conference All-Conference Team (RP)1
20012nd Team College All-American (P) ... Big West Conference All-Conference Team (SP) ... Big West Conference Pitcher of the Year3
2002Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (SP) ... Double-A All-Star (SP) ... Houston Astros Minor League Player of the Year ... NL Rookie of the Month (July) ... Texas League All-Star (P) ... Texas League Pitcher of the Year6

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2009-01-14ContractSigned by Indians to minor league contract 
2007-10-11Free AgentElected free agency 
2007-01-23TradeTraded by Athletics to Reds for David Shafer 
2007-01-19ContractSigned by Athletics to avoid arbitration 
2004-08-07InjuredDisabled -- bone spurs in his right elbow 
2004-04-17TradeTraded by Astros to Athletics for Chad Harville. 
2001-06-24Contractsigned 
* 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
2001Houston Astros-22455,000-------455,000Signing Bonus out of 2001 Draft (3rd round - 86th overall)
2002Houston AstrosTeam Payroll23200,000-75741-2,011,045200,000655,000
2003Houston AstrosTeam Payroll24300,000-70343-2,163,527300,000955,000
2004Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll25300,000-75534-2,070,100300,0001,255,000
2005Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll26300,000-79440-2,189,055300,0001,555,000
2006Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll27354,000-58319282,365,072327,0001,909,000
2007Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll281,200,000-38816522,459,737380,0003,109,000
2008Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll29390,000-75330-2,696,252390,0003,499,000
* 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