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Thomas DiamondTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 2002-2011 MLB Years: 2010-2010
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Drafted
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
Futures Game

PositionsP-175Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameThomas Nicklaus Diamond
Height6-3Weight230BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 6,1983 [35.224]PlaceMetairie,Louisiana
High SchoolArchbishop Rummel (Metairie,LA)
CollegeUniversity of New Orleans (New Orleans,LA)

DraftedSelected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 1st round (10th overall) of the 2004 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Tampa Bay Rays [Team Picks] in the 38th round (1129th overall) of the 2001 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$2,025,000Signing ScoutsRandy TaylorService Time0.124 (2011)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2005-MLB-#52 ... 2005-TEX-#1 ... 2006-MLB-#72 ... 2006-TEX-#3 ... 2007-TEX-#4
MLB DebutAugust 3,2010 [27.119]
OrganizationsTEX [5] CHN [2] MIN [1] Awards6
TBC Player ID27730Retrosheet IDdiamt001MLBAM ID435080
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (62.14%) -- Changeup (15.11%) -- Cutter (13.07%) -- Curveball (7.81%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (1.87%)
Fastball Velocity [2010] - 89.55
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts86Walks24Hittable64SO/BB49vsPower64Hitting.649Durability72Team.499Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2002New OrleansSBCNCAA-1FrS/R19225.841468000037.0472824025440001.9511.43--6.0810.701.76.500-
2003New OrleansSBCNCAA-1So-Rel20353.3921318000569.0502926342967001.336.520.395.4812.522.29.375-
2004New OrleansSBCNCAA-1Jr-ST21642.38171702000113.28743308451386001.166.890.633.5610.933.07.600-
2004Spokane IndiansNwstA-tex-S/R21022.35532001115.0135405261001.177.63--2.9315.265.20.000-
2004Clinton LumberKingsMidwAtex22ST21102.05770000030.2188718422000.855.280.292.3512.335.251.000-
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--S/R0122.1512102001145.1311311113683000.966.070.202.5413.305.23.333-
2005Bakersfield BlazeCalifA+tex-ST22801.9914140110081.05320183311015001.035.860.333.4311.183.261.000-
2005Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex39ST22545.3514140000069.06644418386810001.518.611.044.968.871.79.556-
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST01343.53282801100150.01196459116916915001.257.120.664.1310.122.45.765-
2006Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex32ST231254.24272701100129.0104656114781459001.417.240.975.4310.091.86.706-
2008Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex-ST25336.2012111000053.2543937337472001.709.060.506.207.881.27.500-
2009Frisco RoughridersTexAAtex23Rel26133.63320320010144.2432618337507001.798.660.607.4610.071.35.250-
2009Oklahoma City RedhawksPCLAAAtex29Rel26106.55615000011.012881782001.739.820.825.736.551.141.000-
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0234.20381370010155.2553426444589001.788.890.657.119.381.32.400-
2010Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn45ST27543.16212100000108.08640389461042001.227.140.753.828.642.26.556-
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn20Rel27136.8316313003029.0332322518362001.7610.241.555.5911.172.00.2504.70
2011Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn45S/R28138.661459002044.2584943732463002.0111.691.416.459.271.44.250-
2011Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin45S/R28048.25752001024.0322222615270001.9612.002.255.6310.131.80.000-
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--S/R0178.52211011003068.29071651347733002.0011.801.706.169.571.55.125-
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter136.8316313003029.0332322518362001.7610.241.555.5911.172.00.2501.62
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter37284.371591085122142609.05393262975533466443001.437.930.814.919.761.99.569-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter7115.314832160030187.1188119111231001857001.539.001.104.798.861.85.389-
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter21154.7685523311101295.22671741572819031028001.548.100.855.769.401.63.583-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter801.9914140110081.05320183311015001.035.860.333.4311.183.261.000-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter102.05770000030.2188718422000.855.280.292.3512.335.251.000-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter022.35532001115.0135405261001.177.63--2.9315.265.20.000-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter11113.285226262005219.2184100801111227813001.357.540.454.5911.392.48.500-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter136.8316313003029.0332322518362001.7610.241.555.5911.172.00.250-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings8236.83121239800230220.02501741673813727315001.7610.241.555.5911.172.00.2581.62
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13104.375739181151220.01941171072012023915001.437.930.814.919.761.99.565-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn45p2715220100000001102000.045.045.045.0901024.091.000.000.0410.0045.830.000.000.000.00
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn20p27167100000001600000.000.125.000.125008.000.000.143.08812.5075.006.000.000.000.00
2011Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn45p2886000000000300000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter167100000001600000.000.125.000.125008.000.000.143.00012.5075.006.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter23280100000001402000.036.036.036.0721030.071.000.000.0000.0046.670.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter23280100000001402000.036.036.036.0721030.071.000.000.0000.0046.670.000.000.000.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter167100000001600000.000.125.000.125008.000.000.143.00012.5075.006.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16271100000000106100000.000.125.000.1250081.000.000.143.00012.5075.006.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16219707000000099014000.036.036.036.07270211.071.000.000.0000.0046.670.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2004Spokane Indians NwstA-tex21P5---21-32.6670.40------5100.06.6
2004Clinton LumberKings MidwAtex21P7--22--441.0000.57------7100.05.1
2005Bakersfield Blaze CalifA+tex22P14---7-1771.0000.50------14100.010.0
2005Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex22P14--131-54.8000.29------14100.010.0
2006Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex23P27--591-1514.9330.52------27100.019.3
2008Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex25P12--24--661.0000.50------12100.08.6
2009Frisco Roughriders TexAAtex26P32--152-86.7500.19------32100.022.9
2009Oklahoma City Redhawks PCLAAAtex26P6---------------6100.04.2
2010Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn27P21--4111-1615.9380.71------21100.014.6
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27P1632914-1551.0000.310.17-----16100.09.9
2011Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn28P14--22--441.0000.29------14100.09.8
2011Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin28P7--15-1661.0000.86------7100.04.9
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1632914-1551.0000.310.17-----160.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P48--718112625.9620.52------480.00.0
AA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P85--9214-3430.8820.35------850.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P14---7-1771.0000.50------140.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P7--22--441.0000.57------70.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P5---21-32.6670.40------50.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2004Spokane Indians NwstA-tex215----------
2004Clinton LumberKings MidwAtex217----------
2005Bakersfield Blaze CalifA+tex2214----------
2005Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex2214----------
2006Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex2327----------
2008Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex2512----------
2009Frisco Roughriders TexAAtex2632----------
2009Oklahoma City Redhawks PCLAAAtex266----------
2010Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn2721----------
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2716----------
2011Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn2814----------
2011Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin287----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2006Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB230013.5020200003.1655131002.9016.202.708.102.700.3313.50.000
2007Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB240018.0010100001.0322021005.0027.000.0018.009.000.5018.00.000
2009Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB26000.0011000101.0200100002.0018.009.000.000.0000.00.000
2010Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27000.0030300014.1100033000.982.080.006.236.231.000.00.000
2011Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28014.0550500106.2833024001.6110.800.002.705.402.004.05.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs015.5112111002116.32010102109001.8411.021.105.514.960.905.51.000

Awards [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2004Sun Belt Conference All-Conference Team (SP) ... Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Year2
2005California League All-Star Team (P) ... Minor League High-A All-Star Team (SP) ... Texas Rangers Minor League Player of the Year3
2010Triple-A All-Star Game MVP (PCL)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-06-19ContractSigned by Twins 
2009-09-04Claimed off waivers by Cubs from Rangers 
2008-04-17InjuredDisabled -- Tommy John surgery (60 days) 
2004-06-30Contractsigned 
* 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
2004Texas Rangers-212,025,000-------2,025,000Signing Bonus out of 2004 Draft (1st round - 10th overall)
2010Chicago CubsTeam Payroll27400,000-75730-2,812,412400,0002,425,000
* 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