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Matt WilliamsHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1984-2003 MLB Years: 1987-2003
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
Major Award Winner
World Series Champion
HR Derby

Positions3B-1950, SS-205, 1B-13, 2B-3, OF-1, DH-1Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMatthew Derrick Williams
Height6-2Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 28,1965 [52.081]PlaceBishop,California
High SchoolCarson (Carson City,NV)
CollegeUNLV (Las Vegas,NV)

DraftedSelected by the San Francisco Giants in the 1st round (3rd overall) of the 1986 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the San Francisco Giants in the 10th round (240th overall) of the 1986 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the New York Mets in the 27th round (664th overall) of the 1983 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsGeorge Genovese
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1987-SFN-#1 ... 1988-SFN-#1
MLB DebutApril 11,1987 [21.134]
OrganizationsSFN [11] ARI [6] CLE [1] Awards16Awards Voting5-857
TBC Player ID254Retrosheet IDwillm003MLBAM ID124326
RelationshipsGrandson of Bert Griffith, Cousin of Andy Bouchie, Father of Jake Williams
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed49Power86Contact49XBH81RBIs82Runs70Hitting64Durability54Team.501Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984UNLVCollege-3b187028355911621255103195431400.322.366.519.88514730310.357.197.290.3916.1317.422.843.8723.5832.97
1985UNLVCollege-3b19602258670131217350494100000.311.434.6581.09214835274.301.347.587.46917.8814.960.847.6610.7150.00
1986UNLVCollege-3b20572318281152258982464300000.351.458.7581.21617542277.344.407.632.51416.6115.520.939.039.2451.85
1986Everett GiantsNwstA-sfn-ss204173401110001400100.235.263.529.7929219.231.294.353.3285.2621.054.005.2617.0050.00
1986Clinton GiantsMidwAsfn-ss2068250326014372933245130310.240.311.404.71510124280.272.164.260.3178.5718.212.132.5035.7140.00
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         72267356414483933255530410.240.308.412.72011026299.269.172.266.3188.3618.392.202.6833.3840.63
1987Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-3b2156211366115263762195303230.289.345.464.8099823235.357.175.284.3478.0922.552.792.5535.1737.70
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn60,10ss218424528469282143166813145.188.240.339.5798319266.224.151.220.2476.0225.564.253.0130.6341.30
1988Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-3b22823064583191125165135610420.271.299.458.75714032324.293.187.232.3324.0117.284.313.7025.5038.55
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn103b22521561732618190184123107.205.251.410.6616415170.222.205.250.2954.7124.125.134.7119.5046.88
1989Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-3b23762846191202266193325130140.320.394.6801.07419348320.313.360.493.46510.0015.941.598.1310.9252.75
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn93b23842923159181185012147221215.202.242.455.69713337311.201.253.298.3074.5023.155.145.7916.2262.71
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn93b2415961787171272331227433138725913.277.319.488.80730162664.306.211.269.3524.9720.784.184.9718.7036.26
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn93b251575897215824534985533128607611.268.310.499.80929463635.286.231.287.3525.2020.163.885.3517.3239.87
1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn93b2614652958120135206677391096021115.227.286.384.67020338576.249.157.231.2976.7718.922.793.4726.4531.67
1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn93b2714557910517033438110132780409412.294.325.561.88632575619.281.267.311.3784.3612.922.966.1415.2444.12
1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn93b28112445741191634396103387203711.267.319.607.92627062483.239.340.416.3826.8318.012.648.9010.3552.10
1995San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn-3b29411220012000310000.182.250.455.7055112.143.273.273.3050.0025.000.008.3311.0050.00
1995San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn93b29762835395171236520305820388.336.399.6471.04618341318.351.311.424.4379.4318.241.937.2312.3043.16
1996San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn93b30105404691221612285123991606910.302.367.510.87720639455.337.208.302.3728.5720.002.334.8418.3631.97
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle93b31151596861573233210512434108402414.263.307.488.79529167636.273.225.295.3405.3516.983.185.0318.6342.68
1998Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari-3b3225010000000000000.200.200.200.400105.200.000.000.1800.000.000.000.000.000.00
1998Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari93b321355107213626120715143102301819.267.327.439.76622447557.298.172.265.3317.7218.312.373.5925.5034.56
1999Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari93b331546279819037235142204193208917.303.344.536.88033674678.306.233.301.3696.0513.722.275.1617.9138.95
2000High Desert MavericksCalifA+ari-3b3428130011000100000.375.375.7501.125618.333.375.375.4680.0012.500.0012.508.0033.33
2000El Paso DiablosTexAAari-3b34513362001002100000.462.533.6151.1488215.500.153.308.50213.336.670.500.000.0033.33
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         721492012002200000.429.478.6671.14514323.444.238.333.4908.708.701.004.3521.0033.33
2000Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari93b3496371431021821247122051303111.275.315.431.74616032397.289.156.208.3235.0412.852.553.0230.9231.37
2001Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari-3b35517462025102200010.353.421.8241.24514419.308.471.647.49610.5310.531.0010.538.5066.67
2001Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari93b35106408581123001665102270303315.275.314.466.78019046436.295.191.248.3305.0516.063.183.6725.5041.07
2002Lancaster JetHawksCalifA+ari-3b36412241015002100000.333.429.6671.0968214.300.334.500.46214.297.140.507.1412.0050.00
2002Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari-3b36515130013000000002.200.200.400.6006115.143.200.200.2540.000.000.006.6715.0033.33
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         927371028002100002.259.310.519.82914329.208.260.333.3546.903.450.506.9013.5042.86
2002Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari93b3660215295672124031214100218.260.324.479.80310321238.268.219.326.3448.8217.231.955.0417.9237.50
2003Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari93b374413417339041600162620411.246.327.403.7305413156.269.157.276.31710.2616.671.632.5633.5039.39
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter186670009971878338353781218533546913635596286182.268.317.489.80634207517595.282.221.290.0006.1817.952.914.9818.5239.99
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter3131149190324739582052513952238311112.282.338.513.8515891401266.303.231.324.0007.5017.612.354.5819.8143.21
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter22683814724556547157221066162437102.292.344.539.883452108918.311.247.340.0007.1917.652.455.1217.8344.08
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter513362001002100000.462.533.6151.1488215.500.153.308.00013.336.670.500.000.0033.33
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1031591038002510000.290.353.613.96619434.261.323.387.0005.8814.712.508.8210.3344.44
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter68250326014372933245130310.240.311.404.71510124280.272.164.260.0008.5718.212.132.5035.7140.00
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4173401110001400100.235.263.529.7929219.231.294.353.0005.2621.054.005.2617.0050.00
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1877392232424455821723511413831400.327.417.6361.053470107861.336.309.487.00013.2416.031.216.7412.7444.21
San Francisco Giants Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter112041395941092179252477322927272872389395997.264.312.498.81020624514497.276.234.301.0006.0519.393.215.4916.7641.30
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter5952265317629127799381124163383130212371.278.327.471.79810672332462.294.193.269.0006.6215.562.354.0222.8837.04
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter151596861573233210512434108402414.263.307.488.79529167636.273.225.295.0005.3516.983.185.0318.6342.68
Average MLB - Per 162 games16260887163293331065341118515716.268.317.489.80629765659.282.221.290.0006.1817.952.914.9818.5239.99
Average Minor - Per 162 games16259598168385301061374911542661.282.338.513.85130572655.303.231.324.0007.5017.612.354.5819.8143.21

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1986Everett Giants NwstA-sfn20SS4--510221715.8823.75------4100.05.4
1986Clinton Giants MidwAsfn20SS57--891501026249239.9604.19------6883.841.0
1987Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn21SS1--2-1-32.6672.00------561.80.7
1987Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn212B1--68131514.93314.00------561.80.7
1987Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn213B53--451281215185173.9353.26------5694.636.8
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn213B17--624133130.9681.76------8420.210.5
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn21SS70--104210849322314.9754.49------8483.343.2
1988Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn22OF1--1---111.0001.00------821.20.7
1988Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn22SS2--261-98.8894.00------822.41.4
1988Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn223B67--501671216229217.9483.24------8281.746.9
1988Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn222B2--3---331.0001.50------822.41.4
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn223B43--358345122118.9672.74------5282.726.5
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn22SS14--1325344138.9272.71------5226.98.6
1989Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn23SS20--1935265654.9642.70------7626.314.0
1989Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn233B64--38162914209200.9573.13------7684.244.8
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn23SS30--1942256361.9682.03------8435.718.5
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn233B73--71126810205197.9612.70------8486.945.1
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn243B159--1403061933465446.9592.81------159100.098.1
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25SS4--32-2551.0001.25------1572.52.5
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn253B155--1312931630440424.9642.74------15798.795.7
1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn263B144--1052892333417394.9452.74------14698.688.9
1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn273B144--1172661234395383.9702.66------14599.388.9
1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn283B110--792351222326314.9632.85------11298.295.7
1995San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn293B4---4--441.0001.00------4100.02.9
1995San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn293B74--491781010237227.9583.07------7697.451.4
1996San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn301B13--9012110103102.9907.85------10512.48.0
1996San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30SS1---------------1051.00.6
1996San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn303B92--741761318263250.9512.72------10587.656.8
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle313B151--882991221399387.9702.56------151100.093.8
1998Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari323B2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.4
1998Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari323B134--992811118391380.9722.84------13599.382.7
1999Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari333B153--1242951030429419.9772.74------15499.494.4
2000High Desert Mavericks CalifA+ari343B1--11--221.0002.00------250.00.7
2000El Paso Diablos TexAAari343B4--24-1661.0001.50------580.02.9
2000Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari34DH1---------------961.00.6
2000Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari343B94-80468172919249240.9642.550.30-----9697.958.0
2001Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari353B4--141165.8331.25------580.02.8
2001Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari353B102-85257177917243234.9632.290.27-----10696.263.0
2001Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari35SS2-1435-1881.0004.000.57-----1061.91.2
2002Lancaster JetHawks CalifA+ari363B4--351-98.8892.00------4100.02.9
2002Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari363B4--251187.8751.75------580.02.8
2002Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari363B56-472299447127123.9692.200.26-----6093.334.6
2003Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari373B42353232172459793.9592.210.29-----4495.525.9
MLB Totals for 3B - 17 season(s)-   3B17433524511293336617731548364659.9632.671.90-----17430.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 6 season(s)-   SS121-141422841361439426.9703.5230.43-----1210.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B13--9012110103102.9907.85------130.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 6 season(s)-   3B194--1364673547638603.9453.11------1940.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS23--2341466864.9412.78------230.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B3--98131817.9445.67------30.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B4--24-1661.0001.50------40.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B9--4101-1514.9331.56------90.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS57--891501026249239.9604.19------570.00.0
A- Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS4--510221715.8823.75------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1986Everett Giants NwstA-sfn20----4------
1986Clinton Giants MidwAsfn20----57------
1987Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn21---1153-----
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn21----7017-----
1988Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn22---2267---1-
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn22----1443-----
1989Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn23----2064-----
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn23----3073-----
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn24-----159-----
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25----4155-----
1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26-----144-----
1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27-----144-----
1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28-----110-----
1995San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn29-----4-----
1995San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29-----74-----
1996San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30--13-192-----
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31-----151-----
1998Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari32-----2-----
1998Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari32-----134-----
1999Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari33-----153-----
2000High Desert Mavericks CalifA+ari34-----1-----
2000El Paso Diablos TexAAari34-----4-----
2000Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari34-----94----1
2001Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari35-----4-----
2001Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari35----2102-----
2002Lancaster JetHawks CalifA+ari36-----4-----
2002Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari36-----4-----
2002Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari36-----56-----
2003Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari37-----42-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1989San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB23520261029000200000.300.300.650.95013320.250.350.3500.0010.000.0010.0010.0050.00
1989San Francisco GiantsWorld SeriesMLB23416120011000600000.125.125.313.4385116.111.188.1880.0037.500.006.2516.0050.00
1997Cleveland IndiansDiv SeriesMLB31517441013003300000.235.350.471.8218220.231.236.41215.0015.001.005.0017.0050.00
1997Cleveland IndiansChamp. SeriesMLB31623151002103700000.217.308.261.5696126.313.044.21711.5426.922.330.000.0020.00
1997Cleveland IndiansWorld SeriesMLB317268101013007600000.385.515.5381.05314233.474.153.42321.2118.180.863.0326.0020.00
1999Arizona DiamondbacksDiv SeriesMLB33416361000000100000.375.375.438.8137116.400.063.0630.006.250.000.000.0016.67
2001Arizona DiamondbacksDiv SeriesMLB35516011000004400000.063.250.125.3752120.083.062.31320.0020.001.000.000.00100.00
2001Arizona DiamondbacksChamp. SeriesMLB35518151002002300000.278.350.333.6836120.333.055.16710.0015.001.500.000.0020.00
2001Arizona DiamondbacksWorld SeriesMLB35726372017000600000.269.269.462.73112326.316.193.1920.0023.080.003.8526.0042.86
2002Arizona DiamondbacksDiv SeriesMLB36312010000000300000.083.083.083.1661012.111.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 4 yrs176171230130071100000.197.279.295.57418468.224.098.21310.2916.181.571.4761.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs1661416302131051200000.262.318.410.72825566.298.148.2467.5818.182.403.0330.5031.25
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs18681219303110071800000.279.347.456.80331675.340.177.2799.3324.002.574.0022.6731.58

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2005Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari39Broadcaster1627785.4755.02Bob Melvin-
2010Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari44First Base Coach1626597.40127.05A.J. Hinch,Kirk Gibson
2011Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari45Third Base Coach1629468.580--1Kirk GibsonLost in 1st Round (Diamondbacks)
2012Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari46Third Base Coach1628181.50013.04Kirk Gibson
2013Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari47Third Base Coach1628181.50011.02Kirk Gibson
2014Washington NationalsNLMLBMLBwas48Manager1629666.593--1 
2015Washington NationalsNLMLBMLBwas49Manager1628379.5127.02 
2016Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari50Third Base Coach1626993.42622.04Chip Hale
* 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 [16]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1990NL Silver Slugger Award (3B) ... National League Player of the Week (June 11-June 17)2
1991National League Gold Glove (Third Base)1
1993NL Silver Slugger Award (3B) ... National League Gold Glove (Third Base)2
1994NL Silver Slugger Award (3B) ... National League Gold Glove (Third Base) ... National League Player of the Week (July 25-July 31)3
1995NL Player of the Month (May)1
1997AL Silver Slugger Award (3B) ... American League Gold Glove (Third Base)2
1999National League Player of the Week (June 7-June 13) ... National League Player of the Week (April 19-April 25) ... NL Player of the Month (April) ... Baseball America Second-Team Major League All-Star (3B)4
2014National League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2003-06-29Released by Diamondbacks. 
2002-07-12InjuredActivated from DL 
2001-07-12InjuredActivated from DL 
2001-05-21InjuredDisabled -- torn left hamstring 
1997-12-01TradeTraded by Indians to Diamondbacks for Tom Martin, Travis Fryman and Cash. 
1996-11-13TradeTraded by Giants with Trenidad Hubbard to Indians for Joe Roa, Jose Vizcaino, Julian Tavarez and Jeff Kent. 
* 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
1987San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll2160,000-59532-344,90660,00060,000
1988San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll2262,500-60427-392,10762,500122,500
1989San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll2395,000-5082437429,80262,500217,500
1990San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll24190,000-4691834515,727100,000407,500
1991San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll25600,000-3021458742,231100,0001,007,500
1992San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll262,000,000-167680++962,245109,0003,007,500
1993San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll272,275,000-158583++968,431109,0005,282,500
1994San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll284,200,000-36297++957,101109,0009,482,500
1995San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll295,850,000-15299++999,520109,00015,332,500
1996San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll306,600,000-92100++957,870109,00021,932,500
1997Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll317,150,000-81100++1,182,177150,00029,082,500
1998Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll324,800,000-69493++1,276,192170,00033,882,500
1999Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll338,100,000-21298++1,454,491200,00041,982,500
2000Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll348,500,000-22298++1,394,248200,00050,482,500
2001Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll359,000,000-33297++1,897,758200,00059,482,500
2002Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll369,500,000-30397++2,011,045200,00068,982,500
2003Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll3710,000,000-42395++2,163,527300,00078,982,500
* 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