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Delmon YoungHigh Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2015 MLB Years: 2006-2015
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PositionsLF-577, OF-329, RF-276, DH-209, CF-30Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDelmon Damarcus Young
Height6-2Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 14,1985 [32.156]PlaceCamarillo,California
High SchoolCamarillo (Camarillo,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 2003 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$3,700,000Signing ScoutsRich AudeService Time8.124 (2015)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2004-MLB-#3 ... 2004-TBA-#2 ... 2005-MLB-#3 ... 2005-TBA-#1 ... 2006-MLB-#1 ... 2006-TBA-#1 ... 2007-MLB-#3 ... 2007-TBA-#1
MLB DebutAugust 29,2006 [20.349]
OrganizationsTBA [5] MIN [4] BAL [2] DET [2] PHI [1] Awards17Awards Voting2-100
TBC Player ID37470Retrosheet IDyound003MLBAM ID430321
RelationshipsBrother of Dmitri Young
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2004Charleston (sc) RiverDogsSALAtba-of18131513951642652511521653120606611.320.386.536.92227556578.372.216.349.3919.1720.762.264.3320.5234.15
2005Montgomery BiscuitsSouAAtba26of19843305911113420712582566708510.336.386.582.96819237370.361.246.373.4056.7617.842.645.4116.5033.33
2005Durham BullsILAAAtba-of195222833651336287443320006.285.303.447.75010222234.312.162.193.3231.7114.108.252.5638.0033.85
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         13655892176267269932122999908516.315.354.527.88129459604.340.212.299.3734.8016.393.414.3021.4633.52
2006Durham BullsILAAAtba26of20863425010822485922415653010112.316.341.474.81516234370.358.158.254.3454.0517.574.332.1642.7531.48
2006Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba35rf20301261640913102212430100.317.336.476.8126013131.370.159.167.3480.7618.3224.002.2942.0032.50
2007Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba26rf2116264565186380139310326127307223.288.316.408.72426351681.338.120.171.3153.8218.654.881.9149.6227.42
2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin21lf2215257580167284106914535105715719.290.336.405.74123342623.338.115.191.3235.6216.853.001.6157.5025.15
2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin21lf23108395501121621260251292405117.284.308.425.73316830416.338.141.165.3172.8822.127.672.8832.9226.79
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin21lf241535707717046121112542881609516.298.333.493.82628168613.312.195.246.3544.5713.212.893.4327.1440.00
2011Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin31lf25931593025001500001.290.313.581.89418532.292.291.323.3823.1315.635.006.2515.5055.56
2011Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin21lf25843052681160432101855002212.266.305.357.66210920325.310.091.154.2915.5416.923.061.2376.2524.69
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet21lf25401682846518320053020307.274.298.458.7567714178.286.184.214.3262.8116.856.004.4921.0030.43
2011Totals for AL-AL         124473541272111264102385205219.268.302.393.69518634503.302.125.175.3044.5716.903.702.3939.4226.77
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet21dh261515745415327118740220112707120.267.296.411.70723646608.299.144.176.3053.2918.425.602.9631.8930.07
2013Clearwater ThreshersFSLA+phi-rf27313161001000300100.462.429.538.9677114.545.076.077.4080.0021.430.000.000.0016.67
2013Montgomery BiscuitsSouAAtba-27730470013001700001.233.258.333.59110131.273.100.133.2623.2322.587.003.2330.0014.29
2013Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi-rf27417251001000400001.294.294.353.6476117.385.059.059.2840.0023.530.000.000.0020.00
2013Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         146071820150011400102.300.306.383.68923362.370.083.100.3011.6122.5814.001.6160.0016.67
2013Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3rf2780272227113083100146930207.261.302.397.69910821291.320.136.188.3084.8123.714.932.7534.0029.58
2013Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba15dh2723628163037006910101.258.329.452.78128670.255.194.290.3418.5712.861.504.2920.6737.50
2013Totals for MLB-MLB         1033343087160113800207840308.260.307.407.71413627361.306.147.207.3145.5421.613.903.0530.3631.03
2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27dh-lf2883242277311173020105130006.302.337.442.77910719255.359.140.190.3453.9220.005.102.7534.5726.03
2015Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27rf29521742047602160042910108.270.289.339.628598180.313.069.092.2752.2216.117.251.1187.0017.02
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter1118410847311622181110956636211797844014318136.283.316.421.73717293384371.323.138.185.0004.1017.944.382.4937.6929.09
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3761504249475791662283752299303180251242.316.360.513.8737721571646.355.197.299.0006.0118.413.063.7724.2633.05
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter151618901873971693298201075010120.303.325.466.79128862653.339.163.230.0003.0616.395.352.4538.6333.16
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter913606311813421742582673708511.328.377.561.93820238401.354.233.353.0006.4818.202.815.2417.1432.20
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter313161001000300100.462.429.538.9677114.545.076.077.0000.0021.430.000.000.0016.67
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter131513951642652511521653120606611.320.386.536.92227556578.372.216.349.0009.1720.762.264.3320.5234.15
Minnesota Twins Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter4971845233530106747273221493333171211564.287.324.429.7537911601977.325.142.196.0004.7016.843.582.3839.2630.19
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter215833892425011911012533160709224.291.320.421.74135170882.336.130.179.0003.7418.144.852.1543.8428.93
Detroit Tigers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter191742821993222610602251429010127.268.296.422.71831360786.296.154.185.0003.1818.075.683.3128.5430.15
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13541647120171946201480401014.288.317.399.71616627435.338.111.149.0003.2218.395.712.0746.2222.50
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter80272227113083100146930207.261.302.397.69910821291.320.136.188.0004.8123.714.932.7534.0029.58
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625956916832216825326114606320.283.316.421.73725149633.323.138.185.0004.1017.944.382.4937.6929.09
Average Minor - Per 162 games16264810720534727122329431318011518.316.360.513.87333368709.355.197.299.0006.0118.413.063.7724.2633.05

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2004Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtba18OF114--2201453239234.9792.05------13187.082.0
2005Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba19OF78--13557-147140.9521.79------8492.956.9
2005Durham Bulls ILAAAtba19OF51--9456110599.9431.94------5298.135.4
2006Durham Bulls ILAAAtba20OF86--15752-164162.9881.88------86100.060.6
2006Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba20RF29282444841-5352.9811.790.21-----3096.717.9
2006Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba20CF1184---441.0004.000.50-----303.30.6
2007Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba21DH4---------------1622.52.5
2007Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba21RF13312711342521647272268.9852.020.24-----16282.182.1
2007Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba21CF292824362-3-6562.9542.140.26-----16217.917.9
2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin22LF15114713242821182301293.9731.940.22-----15299.392.6
2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23LF9893806175451184179.9731.830.22-----10890.760.1
2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23DH8---------------1087.44.9
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24DH2---------------1531.31.2
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24LF14914212772391242255251.9841.680.20-----15397.492.0
2011Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin25LF4--3---331.0000.75------944.42.8
2011Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25LF7575642144451153148.9671.970.23-----8489.346.3
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet25LF4040351703227573.9731.830.21-----40100.024.7
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet26DH118---------------15178.172.8
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet26LF31292263512-3836.9471.160.16-----15120.519.1
2013Clearwater Threshers FSLA+phi27RF3--5-1-65.8331.67------3100.02.2
2013Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi27RF4--7---771.0001.75------4100.02.8
2013Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27DH9---------------8011.35.6
2013Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba27RF1-1-------------234.30.6
2013Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba27DH19---------------2382.611.7
2013Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27RF6464502115452124119.9601.860.24-----8080.039.5
2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28RF211031-1441.0002.000.40-----832.41.2
2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28LF2717149293--32321.0001.190.21-----8332.516.7
2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28DH38---------------8345.823.5
2015Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29DH4---------------527.72.5
2015Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29LF221561--771.0003.500.47-----523.81.2
2015Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29RF40373185672-6563.9691.580.20-----5276.924.7
MLB Totals for LF - 7 season(s)-   LF57354547909803926810451019.9751.780.21-----5730.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 5 season(s)-   RF2692572209474321210518506.9771.880.23-----2690.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 7 season(s)-   DH202---------------2020.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF302925166-3-6966.9572.200.26-----300.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF137--2511081269261.9701.91------1370.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF4--3---331.0000.75------40.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF4--7---771.0001.75------40.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF78--13557-147140.9521.79------780.00.0
A+ Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF3--5-1-65.8331.67------30.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF114--2201453239234.9792.05------1140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2004Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtba18---------114-
2005Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba19---------78-
2005Durham Bulls ILAAAtba19---------51-
2006Durham Bulls ILAAAtba20---------86-
2006Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba20-------129--
2007Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba21-------29133-4
2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin22------151----
2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23------98---8
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24------149---2
2011Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin25------4----
2011Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25------75----
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet25------40----
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet26------31---118
2013Clearwater Threshers FSLA+phi27--------3--
2013Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi27--------4--
2013Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27--------64-9
2013Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba27--------1-19
2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28------27-2-38
2015Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29------2-40-4

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2003Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor1715486205117103900000.417.451.6251.07630751.500.208.2925.8817.653.001.9648.0035.00
2004Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor182382824401132182100000.293.356.378.73431590.383.085.1958.8923.332.631.1182.0020.83
2006Tampa Bay Devil RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB201528370012502410000.250.323.357.68010131.261.107.3576.4512.902.003.2328.0014.29
2007Tampa Bay Devil RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB2122711122310104221300101.310.324.380.70427474.373.070.1272.7017.576.500.000.0018.18
2008Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB222063318202131021200204.286.299.413.71226467.314.127.1752.9917.916.002.9931.5022.22
2009Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB232265121940391001020007.292.313.492.80532767.308.200.2150.0014.930.004.4821.6736.84
2009Minnesota TwinsDiv SeriesMLB23312111000101510000.083.214.167.3812114.143.084.2507.1435.715.000.000.00100.00
2010Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2420587184115114800100.310.349.466.81527663.340.156.2246.3512.702.001.5958.0033.33
2010Minnesota TwinsDiv SeriesMLB24312140100001100001.333.385.500.8856113.364.167.2507.697.691.000.000.0025.00
2011Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2518488193039100520001.396.420.6461.06631650.400.250.2710.0010.000.006.0016.0031.58
2011Detroit TigersDiv SeriesMLB25519460033002200000.316.381.7891.17015321.214.473.5799.529.521.0014.296.3350.00
2011Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB25415220023000500000.133.133.533.6668215.000.400.4000.0033.330.0013.337.50100.00
2012Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2623631124606210121000103.381.394.7621.156481266.375.381.3973.0315.155.009.0910.5050.00
2012Detroit TigersDiv SeriesMLB26517040002010310000.235.278.235.5134018.286.000-.0590.0016.670.000.000.000.00
2012Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB26417361026002500010.353.421.7651.18613319.400.412.52910.5326.322.5010.538.5050.00
2012Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB26414251011001300001.357.400.6431.0439215.400.286.3576.6720.003.006.6714.0040.00
2013Tampa Bay RaysDiv SeriesMLB2748020002000000100.250.222.250.472209.222.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2014Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB28174721440150101200003.298.298.447.74521547.382.149.1280.0025.530.002.1347.0035.71
2014Baltimore OriolesDiv SeriesMLB2824011003000200000.250.250.500.750214.500.250.2500.0050.000.000.000.00100.00
2014Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB2825010001000100002.200.200.200.400105.250.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
2015Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB29185661601250031100000.286.322.429.75124359.326.143.1965.0818.643.673.3928.0018.75
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs3813014449122031113000000.338.390.469.8596112141.429.131.2317.8021.282.731.4265.0027.27
MLB Spring Training Totals - 9 yrs1754996315726319791351585505019.315.338.493.83124648524.345.178.2242.8616.225.673.6326.2630.57
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 6 yrs2272618213101141320101.250.304.431.73531679.263.181.2365.0616.463.253.8024.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs103759104100021100012.243.282.595.87722539.227.352.4055.1328.215.5010.269.2555.56
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs414251011001300001.357.400.6431.0439215.400.286.3576.6720.003.006.6714.0040.00

Awards [17]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2002Baseball America Youth Player of the Year ... High School All-American - 1st Team (OF)2
2003High School All-American - 1st Team (OF)1
2004South Atlantic League Most Outstanding Prospect ... Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (OF) ... Lo A Player of the Year ... Tampa Bay Devil Rays Minor League Player of the Year ... South Atlantic League All-Star Team (OF)5
2005Tampa Bay Devil Rays Minor League Player of the Year ... Southern League Most Valuable Player ... Southern League All-Star (OF) ... Double-A All-Star (OF) ... Minor League Player of the Year (BA) (TBA) ... Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (OF)6
2009American League Player of the Week (September 28-October 4)1
2010AL Player of the Month (July)1
2012ALCS Most Valuable Player1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2015-07-10RFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Orioles  
2015-07-02RFBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for AssignmentTeam Roster on 2015-07-02
2015-01-09RFBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($2.25m)Team Roster on 2015-01-09
2014-10-31DHFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency  
2014-03-31DHBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minorsTeam Roster on 2014-03-31
2014-01-14DHBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League ContractTeam Roster on 2014-01-14
2013-10-31DHFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency  
2013-09-01DHTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Montgomery (AA)Team Roster on 2013-09-01
2013-08-22rfTampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League ContractTeam Roster on 2013-08-22
2013-08-14rfFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Phillies  
2013-08-09rfPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for AssignmentTeam Roster on 2013-08-09
2013-04-30rfPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2013-04-30
2013-04-25LFPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA) for rehabTeam Roster on 2013-04-25
2013-04-21LFPhiladelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Clearwater (A+) for rehabTeam Roster on 2013-04-21
2013-04-01LFPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Recovering from right ankle surgeryTeam Roster on 2013-04-01
2013-01-22LFPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.75m)Team Roster on 2013-01-22
2012-10-29LFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency  
2012-05-04dhDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated from suspensionTeam Roster on 2012-05-04
2012-04-28OFDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YRestrictedOff-RosterSuspended for hate-crime harrasmentTeam Roster on 2012-04-28
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2011-08-15TradeTraded by Twins to Tigers for Cole Nelson 
2011-07-11InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-06-26InjuredDisabled -- Right ankle sprain 
2011-05-13InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-04-28InjuredDisabled -- Strained left oblique 
2011-01-06ContractSigned by Phillies 
2007-11-28TradeTraded by Rays with Jason Pridie and Brendan Harris to Twins for Jason Bartlett, Matt Garza and Eduardo Morlan 
2003-09-08Contractsigned 
* 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
2003Tampa Bay Rays-173,700,000-------3,700,000Signing Bonus out of 2003 Draft (1st round - 1st overall)
2006Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll20327,000-74247-2,365,072327,0004,027,000
2007Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll211,340,000-3757542,459,737380,0005,367,000
2008Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll221,440,000-36112612,696,252390,0006,807,000
2009Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll231,152,000-40115512,746,792400,0007,959,000
2010Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll242,600,000-29514682,812,412400,00010,559,000
2011Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll255,375,000-171782++2,722,607414,00015,934,000
2011Detroit TigersTeam Payroll255,375,000-171982++2,722,607414,00015,934,000
2012Detroit TigersTeam Payroll266,750,000-141685++2,954,887480,00022,684,000
2013Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll27750,000-47019483,021,531490,00023,434,0002013-01-22 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.75m)
2013-08-22 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2013Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll27750,000-47019483,021,531490,00023,434,0002013-01-22 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.75m)
2013-08-22 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2014Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll28500,000-79436-3,256,497500,00023,934,0002014-01-14 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2015Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll292,250,0008.12437818593,571,283507,50026,184,0002015-01-09 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($2.25m)
* 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