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Current Status
Free Agent since 2015-06-21 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
Matthew Reese Carson
Stat Years
2001-2015  [mlb] 2009-2013
Height/Weight
6-2 / 200
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (654) ... RF (339) ... CF (263) ... LF (94) ... P (7) ... 3B (4) ... DH (3) ... 1B (1)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
High School
Yucaipa (Yucaipa,CA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the New York Yankees in Round #5 (#156 overall) of the 2002 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
2009-09-18 - Boxscore  (Age: 28.079)
Service Time
1.020 (2013)
Organizations
NYA [7] OAK [4] CLE [2] TBA [1] MIN [1] LAN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 20317 ... retro id: carsm001 ... mlbam id: 454998
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2001Brigham YoungMWCNCAA-1rpi 59---19of------56227567665187085264720303.335.403.6431.04625814629.436.308.35210.0818.221.8112.66.9838.2
    2002Brigham YoungMWCNCAA-1rpi 116---20ofDR:5-156Jr5924554842049601042239130605.343.416.567.98328613933.339.224.3697.6913.641.7727.23.1539.3
    2002Staten Island YankeesNYPLA-nya2120of---14817719368411141114840116.203.264.311.5751935513.186.108.2715.7024.874.36177.00.5236.1
    2003Battle Creek YankeesMidwAnya1721of---2119432611122011152113710060735.259.322.387.70948216732.213.128.3087.6820.752.7039.32.2828.6
    2004Battle Creek YankeesMidwAnya1422of---395381591162321258217227890204.304.355.470.82541417937.260.166.3555.3118.843.5531.82.9031.9
    2004Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-22of---3371291622703172163311012.171.213.295.5081373810.178.124.2044.3824.095.5043.02.1945.5
    2005Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-23of---4843214381143839102316880406.252.330.389.71936412525.259.137.2938.5218.682.1940.12.2030.9
    2005Trenton ThunderEastAAnya-23of---42899101950152302522002.192.208.273.481103276.071.081.2470.0024.270.0099.00.9731.6
    2006Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-24of---54013615334182153213123314.243.346.463.8091656313.390.220.25012.7318.791.4817.04.8539.4
    2006Trenton ThunderEastAAnya3124of---52986102281290042525002.256.304.442.746973811.233.186.3394.1225.776.2543.02.0650.0
    2007Trenton ThunderEastAAnya2625of---61294717211724316769033109926013.248.306.414.72052119543.255.166.2876.3320.923.3029.43.0736.8
    2008Trenton ThunderEastAAnya2626of---7271121731745261192001012.277.331.545.8761226116.348.268.2997.3816.392.2222.44.1051.6
    2008Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YankeesILAAAnya3626of---78430553881061038103216382338.289.347.459.80633914026.262.170.3326.1918.583.0030.52.9529.5
    2009Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak727cf---8118440681162932577154389464516.264.327.514.84149322657.361.250.2797.7119.072.4717.65.0749.1
    2009Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2527rfL-S-E-P81021160015000700100.286.273.429.7022291.143.143.3570.0031.820.0021.04.5516.7
    2010Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak728cf---96424453741821336134245860217.303.377.553.93027613533.385.250.3498.7021.012.4218.84.7144.6
    2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2528rfL-S-E-P9367971420494022300200.177.193.354.54783286.253.177.1852.4127.7111.5019.84.8242.9
    2011Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak729rf---1090368611053411965111278830205.285.338.538.87640019854.353.253.3276.7522.003.2619.44.7551.4
    2011Durham BullsILAAAtba729lf-rf---1022841521705100092520001.250.337.512.849954312.369.262.2969.4726.322.7816.85.2657.1
    2012Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin730rf---11115422641192821453953710662227.282.347.457.80446919344.273.175.3457.8922.602.8630.12.9937.0
    2012Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2230lf-rfL-S-E-P11266631510040022100100.227.246.242.48869161.045.015.3262.9030.4310.500.00.006.7
    2013Columbus ClippersILAAAcle2531rf---1212143657110162144914439119762311.252.322.394.71649017232.255.142.3157.9624.293.0531.12.8629.1
    2013Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle731rfL-S-E-P122011570013301110000.636.692.9091.60113101.636.273.6677.697.691.0011.07.6914.3
    2014Columbus ClippersILAAAcle732cf-lf---1382274477113110321112785613310.259.335.423.75831111624.299.164.3358.6827.333.1527.43.2233.8
    2015Nashville SoundsPCLAAAoak1033rf-cf---143311019235031331102241103.209.296.336.632126378.236.127.2337.9417.462.2036.72.3834.8
    2015Oklahoma City DodgersPCLAAAlan733rf---14245641040091081511202.179.284.250.53468144.232.071.23311.7622.061.880.00.0040.0
    MLB Totals (4 yrs)921771642306217055210400.237.257.356.613187639.186.119.2932.6727.8110.4029.53.2121.4
    American League Totals (4 yrs)921771642306217055210400.237.257.356.613187639.186.119.2932.6727.8110.4029.53.2121.4
    Minor League Totals1389508376313262843618069614242414121292314520106.261.325.437.76256652222500.277.176.3077.3121.392.9328.23.1837.7
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals115472110160269271301894886150908.339.410.6041.01454428562.386.265.3618.8215.811.7917.54.9638.8
    Minor: A- Totals4817719368411141114840116.203.264.311.5751935513.186.108.2715.7024.874.36177.00.5236.1
    Minor: A Totals2148131202284332311022859178150939.280.337.426.76389634669.235.146.3306.5819.873.0235.32.5730.3
    Minor: A+ Totals161586741362541977176581321147212.232.310.386.69666622648.271.154.2658.7119.822.2830.82.8535.3
    Minor: AA Totals213768109189448241161244617913106119.246.298.418.71684332176.242.172.2895.4621.233.8932.02.8540.2
    Minor: AAA Totals75327394417371641711338287232406754917221360.269.336.465.80130671274294.307.196.3167.8322.012.8124.23.6839.9
    Oakland Athletics Totals (2 yrs)46100820205144023000300.200.210.370.580105377.230.170.2211.9028.5715.0020.04.7635.0
    Minnesota Twins Totals (1 yrs)266631510040022100100.227.246.242.48869161.045.015.3262.9030.4310.500.00.006.7
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)2011570013301110000.636.692.9091.60113101.636.273.6677.697.691.0011.07.6914.3
    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 Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    2009Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak7271---0010.5060004606.011872313002.3316.503.004.501.5012.000.33.000
    2009Minor Totals: OAKbyYearAAA----271---0010.5060004606.011872313002.3316.503.004.501.5012.000.33.000
    2012Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin7302---0018.0010000101.01221200003.009.009.0018.000.0018.000.00.000
    2012Minor Totals: MINbyYearAAA----301---0018.0010000101.01221200003.009.009.0018.000.0018.000.00.000
    Minor League Totals0011.5770004707.0121093513002.4315.433.866.431.2912.860.20.000
    Minor: AAA Totals0011.5770004707.0121093513002.4315.433.866.431.2912.860.20.000
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    2002Staten Island YankeesNYPLA-20OF4200.0657127372.9861.700.0056.887.52
    2003Battle Creek YankeesMidwA21OF11400.0253540262258.9852.300.0083.295.82
    2004Battle Creek YankeesMidwA22OF9500.01971583220212.9642.200.0068.3100.02
    2004Tampa YankeesFSLA+221B100.04000441.0004.000.000.82.76
    2004Tampa YankeesFSLA+22OF3500.06230265651.0001.900.0026.394.65
    2005Tampa YankeesFSLA+23OF6900.01561022168166.9882.400.0051.182.13
    2005Trenton ThunderEastAA23OF2600.04310144441.0001.700.0018.392.95
    2006Tampa YankeesFSLA+24OF2600.05310054541.0002.100.0019.065.07
    2006Trenton ThunderEastAA24OF2700.04010041411.0001.500.0019.093.15
    2007Trenton ThunderEastAA25OF12400.02301636249246.9882.000.0087.396.11
    2008Trenton ThunderEastAA26OF1300.0333113736.9732.800.009.348.16
    2008Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YankeesILAAA26OF8300.017610031861861.0002.200.0057.698.82
    2009Sacramento River CatsPCLAAA27LF700.01400014141.0002.000.004.95.95
    2009Sacramento River CatsPCLAAA27CF8100.01986022042041.0002.500.0056.668.61
    2009Sacramento River CatsPCLAAA27RF1800.04810149491.0002.700.0012.615.35
    2009Sacramento River CatsPCLAAA27P600.01000111.0000.200.004.25.122
    2009Oakland AthleticsALMLB27LF102.0000000.0000.000.000.610.07
    2009Oakland AthleticsALMLB27RF8654.01200012121.0001.500.224.980.05
    2010Sacramento River CatsPCLAAA28LF400.0801098.8892.000.002.86.39
    2010Sacramento River CatsPCLAAA28CF6100.0137210140139.9932.300.0042.495.31
    2010Sacramento River CatsPCLAAA28RF100.01000111.0001.000.000.71.69
    2010Oakland AthleticsALMLB28LF6119.06000661.0001.000.323.716.711
    2010Oakland AthleticsALMLB28CF3221.06000661.0002.000.291.98.35
    2010Oakland AthleticsALMLB28RF2518154.03320035351.0001.400.2315.469.44
    2011Durham BullsILAAA29LF1100.01920021211.0001.900.007.750.06
    2011Sacramento River CatsPCLAAA29LF300.06000661.0002.000.002.13.39
    2011Sacramento River CatsPCLAAA29CF2500.0753117978.9873.100.0017.427.83
    2011Durham BullsILAAA29CF400.05000551.0001.300.002.818.25
    2011Sacramento River CatsPCLAAA29RF5600.0114652125120.9602.100.0038.962.21
    2011Durham BullsILAAA29RF800.01920221211.0002.600.005.636.46
    2012Rochester Red WingsILAAA30LF100.0000000.0000.000.000.70.910
    2012Rochester Red WingsILAAA30CF1400.0302113332.9702.300.009.712.23
    2012Rochester Red WingsILAAA30RF9500.0155921166164.9881.700.0066.082.61
    2012Rochester Red WingsILAAA30P100.0000000.0000.000.000.70.931
    2012MinnesotaALMLB30LF15875.21520117171.0001.100.239.357.74
    2012MinnesotaALMLB30RF9867.11010011111.0001.200.165.634.65
    2012MinnesotaALMLB30DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.27.77
    2013Columbus ClippersILAAA31LF600.01120113131.0002.200.004.25.07
    2013Columbus ClippersILAAA31CF3000.06640070701.0002.300.0020.824.83
    2013Columbus ClippersILAAA31RF6800.01501333166163.9822.400.0047.256.21
    2013ClevelandALMLB31LF4012.02000221.0000.500.172.520.03
    2013ClevelandALMLB31RF14138.08000881.0000.600.218.670.04
    2013ClevelandALMLB31DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.65.012
    2014Columbus ClippersILAAA32LF2900.05220154541.0001.900.0020.135.43
    2014Columbus ClippersILAAA32CF3600.06830071711.0002.000.0025.043.92
    2014Columbus ClippersILAAA32RF900.0152111817.9441.900.006.311.02
    2015Nashville SoundsPCLAAA333B400.0151076.8571.500.002.812.16
    2015Nashville SoundsPCLAAA33LF700.01710018181.0002.600.004.921.26
    2015Nashville SoundsPCLAAA33CF900.02210023231.0002.600.006.327.34
    2015Oklahoma City DodgersPCLAAA33RF1700.02810129291.0001.700.0011.870.83
    2015Nashville SoundsPCLAAA33RF1100.02130124241.0002.200.007.633.33
    MLB Totals - (LF)2691082320111.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (CF)3221600012.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (RF)56333136330011.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (DH)300000000.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (3B)400151012.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (LF)680012771212.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (CF)26000601213412.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (RF)2830055137111212.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (OF)8300176100312.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)700100010.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (OF)19000346214812.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (1B)100400014.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (OF)13000271142412.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (OF)209004502012312.0000.000.00---------
    A- Totals - (OF)42006571212.0000.000.00---------
    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
    2002Minor---------42-
    2003Minor---------114-
    2004Minor--1------130-
    2005Minor---------95-
    2006Minor---------53-
    2007Minor---------124-
    2008Minor---------96-
    2009MLB------1-8--
    2009Minor6-----78118--
    2010MLB------6325--
    2010Minor------4611--
    2011Minor------142964--
    2012MLB------15-9-2
    2012Minor1-----11495--
    2013MLB------4-14-1
    2013Minor------63068--
    2014Minor------29369--
    2015Minor----4-7928--
    Totals7-1-4-942633396543