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Michael CrottaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2016 MLB Years: 2011-2011
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Drafted
Played in Japan
Arizona Fall League

PositionsP-212Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael John Crotta
Height6-6Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 24,1984 [34.028]PlaceFort Lauderdale,Florida
High SchoolMartin County (Stuart,FL)
CollegeFlorida Atlantic University (Boca Raton,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 17th round (500th overall) of the 2006 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Philadelphia Phillies [Team Picks] in the 47th round (1392nd overall) of the 2003 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsJoe SalermoService Time0.089 (2011)
MLB DebutApril 3,2011 [26.191]
OrganizationsPIT [6] DET [1] WAS [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID37146Retrosheet IDcrotm001MLBAM ID453273
Pitch Repertoire Sinker (81.82%) -- Slider (13.40%) -- Fastball (4.31%) -- Changeup (0.48%)
Fastball Velocity [2011] - 92.17
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts34Walks62Hittable26SO/BB57vsPower26Hitting2Durability76Team.489Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2004Florida AtlanticAtlSunNCAA-1Fr22S/R19545.2017125000164.0854937612513001.5211.950.841.697.174.25.556-
2005Florida AtlanticAtlSunNCAA-1So22S/R20546.02211011000380.21146154722616001.6912.720.782.456.812.77.556-
2006Florida AtlanticAtlSunNCAA-1Jr22Rel21225.8226026000638.2522825518455001.8112.101.164.1910.472.50.500-
2006Williamsport CrosscuttersNYPLA-pit-S/R21132.681174001043.243141314280001.088.860.210.825.777.00.250-
2006Hickory CrawdadsSALApit-ST211210.38440000017.03620201270002.1918.690.521.043.633.50.333-
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0254.8715114001060.179343326350001.3911.660.300.895.165.83.286-
2007Hickory CrawdadsSALApit-ST221054.39262511010137.016782671028742001.4210.940.661.834.852.64.667-
2007Altoona CurveEastAApit-ST220110.1211000002.26730200003.0020.25--6.75--0.00.000-
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST01064.50272611010139.117389701030742001.4511.120.641.934.762.47.625-
2008Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+pit39ST239104.67282800000146.01719476825979101.3410.520.491.545.973.88.474-
2009Altoona CurveEastAApit39ST24784.76272700000143.21819076733976001.4911.340.442.076.082.94.467-
2010Altoona CurveEastAApit39ST25201.78440000025.0145503160000.674.97--1.075.685.331.000-
2010Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit52ST255104.93242400000131.016076721037891001.5010.960.692.546.102.41.333-
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST07104.42282800000156.2174817710401051001.3710.000.572.306.032.63.412-
2011Altoona CurveEastAApit-Rel26000.0010100001.01000010001.009.00----9.000.00--
2011Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit43Rel26005.9111011001010.211772250001.229.281.691.694.222.50--
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0005.4012012001011.212772260001.209.261.541.544.633.00--
2011Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit60Rel26019.2815015001010.22011112571002.3416.871.694.225.911.40.0005.56
2013Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas30Rel28673.57510510029458.0592623025443001.459.16--3.886.831.76.462-
2014Nippon FightersJap PacIntl-Rel29452.62660660015658.0492317416361201.117.560.622.475.552.25.444-
2015Nippon FightersJap PacIntl-Rel30226.5930030008028.2362421219181001.9211.300.635.975.650.95.500-
2016Erie SeaWolvesEastAAdet36Rel31004.5020200002.04210020002.0018.00----9.000.00--
2016Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet0Rel31017.3670700107.07661571001.648.591.236.148.591.40.000-
2016Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0016.7590900109.011871591001.7110.610.964.828.681.80.000-
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter019.2815015001010.22011112571002.3416.871.694.225.911.40.0002.53
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter41474.571971207710334723.28604293694016646722101.4110.650.502.065.782.81.466-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter11184.6993246900314206.023711510813691455001.4810.290.563.006.292.10.379-
AA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter994.38353230000173.2206104857381166001.4010.610.361.965.983.05.500-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9104.67282800000146.01719476825979101.3410.520.491.545.973.88.474-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1175.06302911010154.2203102871130812001.5111.810.641.754.712.70.611-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter132.681174001043.243141314280001.088.860.210.825.777.00.250-
Intl Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter673.93960960023686.1854738635542201.388.790.623.625.591.54.462-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter12105.6964224200010182.0251138116185215714001.6512.320.882.557.713.02.545-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter019.2815015001010.22011112571002.3416.871.694.225.911.40.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings0219.28309030900210220.04122272274110314421002.3416.871.694.225.911.40.0002.53
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12144.5760362400101220.026013011212501417001.4110.650.502.065.782.81.462-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2009Altoona CurveEastAApit39p2427130000000031004000.000.188.000.1880020.000.000.231.13315.0050.003.330.000.000.00
2010Altoona CurveEastAApit39p2524000000000400000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2010Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit52p259150000000001103000.000.000.000.0000018.000.000.000.0000.0061.110.000.000.000.00
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         11190000000001503000.000.000.000.0000022.000.000.000.0000.0068.180.000.000.000.00
2011Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit43p2650000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter43320000000032508000.000.086.000.0860043.000.000.094.0006.9858.148.330.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14150000000001104000.000.000.000.0000019.000.000.000.0000.0057.890.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter29170000000031404000.000.150.000.1500024.000.000.176.00012.5058.334.670.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162121000000001194030000.000.086.000.08600162.000.000.094.0006.9858.148.330.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2006Williamsport Crosscutters NYPLA-pit21P11--29--11111.0001.00------11100.014.7
2006Hickory Crawdads SALApit21P4--11--221.0000.50------4100.02.9
2007Hickory Crawdads SALApit22P26--827113635.9721.35------26100.019.1
2007Altoona Curve EastAApit22P1--1---111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2008Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit23P28--728313835.9211.25------28100.020.3
2009Altoona Curve EastAApit24P27--816212624.9230.89------27100.019.0
2010Altoona Curve EastAApit25P4--15--661.0001.50------4100.02.8
2010Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit25P24--1211112423.9580.96------24100.016.7
2011Altoona Curve EastAApit26P1--1---111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2011Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit26P11---1--111.0000.09------11100.07.6
2011Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26P15-10-1--111.0000.070.10-----15100.09.3
2013Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas28P51--59--14141.0000.27------51100.035.4
2016Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet31P2---------------2100.01.4
2016Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet31P7---11-21.5000.14------7100.04.9
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P15-10-1--111.0000.070.10-----150.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P93--1722214139.9510.42------930.00.0
AA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P35--1121213432.9410.91------350.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P28--728313835.9211.25------280.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P30--928113837.9741.23------300.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P11--29--11111.0001.00------110.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2006Williamsport Crosscutters NYPLA-pit2111----------
2006Hickory Crawdads SALApit214----------
2007Hickory Crawdads SALApit2226----------
2007Altoona Curve EastAApit221----------
2008Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit2328----------
2009Altoona Curve EastAApit2427----------
2010Altoona Curve EastAApit254----------
2010Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit2524----------
2011Altoona Curve EastAApit261----------
2011Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit2611----------
2011Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2615----------
2013Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas2851----------
2016Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet312----------
2016Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet317----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2005Bourne BravesCape Cod LeagueCollege20124.9113310004129.13421165518101.3410.431.531.535.523.606.44.333
2008Scottsdale ScorpionsArizona Fall LgMinor23114.7612012001017.0251393814001.9413.241.594.247.411.756.88.500
2011Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB26001.3511011004113.1732025000.694.730.001.353.382.502.03.000
2012Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB27000.0020200002.0100001000.504.500.000.004.5000.00.000
2013Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28000.0010100001.0200000002.0018.000.000.000.0000.00.000
2016Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB31000.0020200001.1300021004.5520.250.0013.506.750.500.00.000
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs124.9113310004129.33421165518101.3310.431.531.535.523.606.44.333
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs114.7612012001017.0251393814001.9413.241.594.247.411.756.88.500
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs001.0216016004117.71332047000.966.620.002.043.571.751.53.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2016-05-10PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Tigers31.228  
2016-05-01PDetroit TigersErie (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Erie (AA)31.219Team Roster on 2016-05-01
2016-04-29PDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Toledo (AAA)31.217Team Roster on 2016-04-29
2016-04-26PDetroit TigersErie (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Erie (AA)31.214Team Roster on 2016-04-26
2016-04-07PDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Toledo (AAA)31.195Team Roster on 2016-04-07
2015-12-31PDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract31.098Team Roster on 2015-12-31
2013-11-13PFree Agent -InternationalContractSigned with Nippon Ham Fighters (Japan)29.050  
2013-11-10PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency29.047  
2013-04-07PWashington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Syracuse (AAA)28.195Team Roster on 2013-04-07
2013-02-14PWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract28.143Team Roster on 2013-02-14
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-08-08Released by Pirates 
2011-05-11InjuredDisabled -- Right posterior elbow inflammation 
* 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2011Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll26414,0000.08978936-2,722,607414,000414,000
* 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