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Ian KinslerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Los Angeles Angels MLB Years: 2006-2018
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

Positions2B-1776, SS-184, dh-39, 3B-2Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameIan Michael Kinsler
Height6-0Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 22,1982 [35.364]PlaceTucson,Arizona
High SchoolCanyon del Oro (Tucson,AZ)
CollegeUniversity of Missouri (Columbia,MO), Arizona State University (Tempe,AZ), Central Arizona College (Coolidge,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 17th round (496th overall) of the 2003 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks [Team Picks] in the 26th round (788th overall) of the 2001 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks [Team Picks] in the 29th round (879th overall) of the 2000 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsMike GrouseService Time12.000 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2005-MLB-#98 ... 2005-TEX-#4 ... 2006-TEX-#6
MLB DebutApril 3,2006 [23.285]
OrganizationsTEX [11] DET [4] ANA [1] Awards6Awards Voting5-31
TBC Player ID37836Retrosheet IDkinsi001MLBAM ID435079
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Player Notes:   Hit for the cycle on April 15, 2009 ... Member of the MLB 30/30 club (30hr+30sb) in 2009,2011
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed83Power62Contact84XBH62RBIs63Runs83Hitting71Durability71Team.527Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001Central Arizona CollegeCollegeFr2b19541744471192339224141604500.408.440.5921.03210324197.425.184.368.4367.118.121.141.5258.0033.80
2002Arizona StatePac10NCAA-1So62b20296151420094021001201.230.246.262.50816266.264.032.131.2253.0315.155.000.000.0014.29
2003MissouriBig12NCAA-1Jr222b21491945465134645161232781605.335.416.536.95210423232.353.201.397.4079.9111.641.172.5932.3335.38
2003Spokane IndiansNwstA-tex-ss21511883252106115113203440405.277.352.410.7627717216.325.133.282.3349.2615.741.700.46188.0032.69
2004Clinton LumberKingsMidwAtex-ss225922452903011152165253631237.402.465.6921.15715542255.441.290.451.4839.8014.121.444.3120.3646.67
2004Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex22ss22712775183211946743247151115.300.400.480.88013331326.333.180.307.3859.8214.421.472.7630.7837.35
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         130501103173512209823957831823412.345.428.5751.00328873581.382.230.371.4289.8114.291.463.4425.0542.20
2005Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex112b2313153010214528223941955389923021.274.348.464.81224653597.290.190.317.3548.8814.911.683.8523.0436.55
2006Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex-2b2410397103026112500001.256.293.487.78019541.250.231.282.3304.8812.202.504.8819.5050.00
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex52b241204236512127114551144064317112.286.347.454.80119242474.304.168.279.3458.4413.501.602.9530.2134.71
2007Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex-2b25313150003200100100.385.357.385.7425014.385.000.154.3200.007.140.000.000.000.00
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex52b251304839612722220612326283984214.263.355.441.79621344566.279.178.350.35010.9514.661.343.5324.1534.65
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex52b2612151810216541418712624567677112.319.375.517.89226863583.334.198.332.3857.7211.491.493.0928.7838.18
2009Frisco RoughridersTexAAtex72b2727100000001110000.000.222.000.222009.000.000.143.16011.1111.111.000.000.000.00
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex52b271445661011433243186315597763609.253.327.488.81527667640.241.235.385.3519.2212.031.314.8418.2646.85
2010Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex52b28619350106202310102.263.348.368.7167123.294.105.316.3188.7013.041.500.000.0020.00
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex52b28103391731122019451555657724211.286.382.412.79416130460.313.126.294.35512.1712.391.021.9643.4426.79
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex52b2915562012115834432773048971842217.255.355.477.83229670723.243.222.408.36412.319.820.804.4319.3844.30
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex52b30157655105168425197221960901015014.256.326.423.74927766731.270.167.276.3278.2112.311.502.6034.4739.29
2013Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex-2b3128000000001300000.000.111.000.111009.000.000.125.07711.1133.333.000.000.000.00
2013Texas RangersALMLBtex52b311365458515131213721511515983705.277.344.413.75722546614.288.136.237.3348.319.611.162.1241.9230.46
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet32b3216168410018840417921542979535120.275.307.420.72728761726.288.145.203.3193.9910.882.722.3440.2432.45
2015Detroit TigersALMLBdet32b331546249418535711731064380305013.296.342.428.77026753675.323.132.207.3356.3711.851.861.6356.7328.65
2016Detroit TigersALMLBdet32b34153618117178294288314645115133005.288.349.484.83329961679.316.196.282.3586.6316.942.564.1222.0734.27
2017Detroit TigersALMLBdet32b35139551901302532252145558670029.236.313.412.72522750613.244.176.292.3138.9714.031.563.5925.0538.46
2018Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana2b36602403254140102073222220208.225.293.408.7019824266.210.183.292.3048.278.271.003.7624.0044.44
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter1733691811811880392412448592326665695087355411149.272.340.446.78630866777750.283.174.293.0008.4612.261.453.1528.3536.01
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter3351305249390921146222581813621933412441.299.376.492.8686421491490.327.193.328.0009.1314.701.613.0928.3738.21
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter144582110160312251032265595924022.275.345.464.80927058652.290.189.311.0008.4414.571.733.8323.2836.25
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter813115588212952943654171217.283.385.450.83514032367.316.167.299.0009.8114.711.502.4534.5636.36
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5922452903011152165253631237.402.465.6921.15715542255.441.290.451.0009.8014.121.444.3120.3646.67
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter511883252106115113203440405.277.352.410.7627717216.325.133.282.0009.2615.741.700.46188.0032.69
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1324291031503469934253953861306.350.403.520.92322349495.371.170.347.0007.8810.711.361.8247.6732.67
Texas Rangers Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter1066420174811452492315653917242462568572942894.273.349.454.80319084284791.281.181.323.0009.6411.861.233.2626.9337.38
Detroit Tigers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter60724774016811291878300532117236028610347.275.328.436.76410802252693.294.161.243.0006.3913.372.092.9031.7633.04
Los Angeles Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter602403254140102073222220208.225.293.408.7019824266.210.183.292.0008.278.271.003.7624.0044.44
Average MLB - Per 162 games16264711017637423802266189835114.272.340.446.78628863724.283.174.293.0008.4612.261.453.1528.3536.01
Average Minor - Per 162 games16263112018944522107289661061626220.299.376.492.86831072721.327.193.328.0009.1314.701.613.0928.3738.21

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2003Spokane Indians NwstA-tex21SS50--82138718227220.9694.40------5198.065.8
2004Clinton LumberKings MidwAtex22SS60--801781334271258.9524.30------59101.743.5
2004Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex22SS71--1101922038322302.9384.25------71100.050.7
2005Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex232B126--27641320112709689.9725.47------13196.288.1
2005Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex23SS3--5412109.9003.00------1312.32.1
2005Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex233B1--14--551.0005.00------1310.80.7
2006Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex242B10--2131295452.9635.20------10100.06.9
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex242B11911710322473931894658640.9735.380.62-----12099.273.5
2007Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex252B3--147-221211.0007.00------3100.02.1
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex252B13012911372834361798736719.9775.530.63-----130100.080.2
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex262B121120106429239018123700682.9745.640.64-----121100.074.7
2009Frisco Roughriders TexAAtex272B2--45-1991.0004.50------2100.01.4
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex272B144143125824945111100711700.9854.860.56-----144100.088.9
2010Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex282B6--815132423.9583.83------6100.04.3
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex282B103102905190278764475468.9854.540.52-----103100.063.6
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex292B144144126926839811103677666.9844.630.52-----15592.988.9
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex302B14414412652033861881607589.9704.090.47-----15791.788.9
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex30DH13---------------1578.38.0
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex303B1-2-------------1570.60.6
2013Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex312B1--32-1551.0005.00------250.00.7
2013Texas RangersALMLBtex312B12412410952113711389595582.9784.690.53-----13691.276.1
2013Texas RangersALMLBtex31DH11---------------1368.16.7
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet322B16016014142904679101766757.9884.730.54-----16199.498.8
2015Detroit TigersALMLBdet332B153151132428942513109727714.9824.670.54-----15499.495.0
2015Detroit TigersALMLBdet33DH1---------------1540.60.6
2016Detroit TigersALMLBdet342B15114912993034329109744735.9884.870.57-----15398.793.8
2016Detroit TigersALMLBdet34DH1---------------1530.70.6
2017Detroit TigersALMLBdet352B13513411372633271095600590.9834.370.52-----13997.183.3
2017Detroit TigersALMLBdet35DH3---------------1392.21.9
MLB Totals for 2B - 12 season(s)-   2B162816171419930884754154116679967842.9814.820.55-----16280.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH29---------------290.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1-2-------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B139--31145122123784762.9725.48------1390.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS3--5412109.9003.00------30.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1--14--551.0005.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS71--1101922038322302.9384.25------710.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B9--1522153837.9744.11------90.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS60--801781334271258.9524.30------600.00.0
A- Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS50--82138718227220.9694.40------500.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2003Spokane Indians NwstA-tex21----50------
2004Clinton LumberKings MidwAtex22----60------
2004Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex22----71------
2005Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex23---12631-----
2006Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex24---10-------
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex24---119-------
2007Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex25---3-------
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex25---130-------
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex26---121-------
2009Frisco Roughriders TexAAtex27---2-------
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex27---144-------
2010Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex28---6-------
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex28---103-------
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex29---144-------
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex30---144-1----13
2013Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex31---1-------
2013Texas RangersALMLBtex31---124------11
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet32---160-------
2015Detroit TigersALMLBdet33---153------1
2016Detroit TigersALMLBdet34---151------1
2017Detroit TigersALMLBdet35---135------3

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2004Peoria SaguarosArizona Fall LgMinor222710820339041622101600000.306.364.500.8645413118.330.194.2878.4713.561.603.3927.0039.39
2006Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB24235810144049135840000.241.343.517.86030867.217.276.3287.4611.941.605.9714.5057.14
2007Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB252163112760319213600201.429.441.6671.10842968.429.238.3024.418.822.004.4121.0033.33
2008Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB26246417277105316631101.422.486.5631.04936875.458.141.2668.008.001.000.000.0029.63
2009Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB272577152350111215800303.299.329.403.73231685.310.104.1825.889.411.601.1877.0026.09
2010Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB28510441002203120000.400.600.5001.1005115.444.100.60020.006.670.330.000.0025.00
2010Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB28518580036002200000.444.500.9441.44417320.385.500.61110.0010.001.0015.006.0037.50
2010Texas RangersChamp. SeriesMLB28620151103213301100.250.333.400.7338225.278.150.35012.0012.001.000.000.0040.00
2010Texas RangersWorld SeriesMLB28516131000103200001.188.316.250.5664119.214.062.31315.7910.530.670.000.0033.33
2011Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB292163141970513315541001.302.389.6511.040411273.264.349.4606.856.851.006.8512.6063.16
2011Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB29416242013103300000.250.368.563.9319319.250.313.56315.7915.791.005.2616.0075.00
2011Texas RangersChamp. SeriesMLB29624672006114210001.292.414.375.7899229.318.083.25013.796.900.500.000.0028.57
2011Texas RangersWorld SeriesMLB29725291002137400010.360.500.400.90010132.429.040.24021.8812.500.570.000.0011.11
2012Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB30185916235058113700001.390.419.7291.148431062.383.339.3904.8411.292.338.0611.8043.48
2012Texas RangersWild CardMLB3013120000001000001.667.750.6671.417204.667.000.33325.000.000.000.000.000.00
2013Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB31246310144019217800201.222.292.333.62521572.232.111.2389.7211.111.141.3963.0035.71
2014Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB32206016185139406720001.300.382.567.94934968.300.267.4338.8210.291.174.4120.0050.00
2014Detroit TigersDiv SeriesMLB32312010000001300000.083.154.083.2371013.111.000.0837.6923.083.000.000.000.00
2015Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB331955122272213115520101.400.460.7091.169391163.408.309.4007.947.941.003.1727.5050.00
2016Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB341952141540518214420201.288.350.6541.00434960.222.366.4626.676.671.008.3310.4060.00
2017Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB351333471011002600002.212.257.333.59011235.231.121.1825.7117.143.002.8633.0028.57
2018Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3618439113013209200101.256.377.395.77217453.244.139.39516.983.770.221.8943.0036.36
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs2710820339041622101600000.306.364.500.8645413118.330.194.2878.4713.561.603.3927.0039.39
MLB Spring Training Totals - 13 yrs250700152224594311202511637319212014.320.385.549.93438494796.317.229.3397.919.171.163.8922.5841.96
MLB Playoffs - Wild Card Totals - 1 yrs13120000001000001.667.750.6671.417204.667.000.33325.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs12467132049106800000.283.365.587.95227652.265.304.45711.5415.381.337.6911.5046.15
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs12447123109327511101.273.377.386.76317454.300.113.29512.969.260.710.000.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs124131220022310600011.293.431.341.77214251.343.048.26819.6111.760.600.000.0016.67

Awards [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2004Baseball America Minor League 2nd All-Star Team (SS) ... Midwest League All-Star Team (SS) ... Texas Rangers Minor League Player of the Year3
2007American League Player of the Week (April 9-April 15)1
2009American League Player of the Week (April 13-April 19)1
2016American League Gold Glove (Second Base)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-04-122BLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL35.294Team Roster on 2018-04-12
2018-03-312BLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Left abductor strain35.282Team Roster on 2018-03-31
2017-12-132BLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Tigers to Angels for Troy Montgomery and Wilkel Hernandez35.174Team Roster on 2017-12-13
2017-06-062BDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL34.349Team Roster on 2017-06-06
2017-05-262BDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Strained left hamstring34.338Team Roster on 2017-05-26
2013-11-212BDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Rangers to Tigers for Prince Fielder and cash considerations31.152Team Roster on 2013-11-21
2013-06-152bTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL30.358Team Roster on 2013-06-15
2013-06-132bTexas RangersFrisco (AA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Frisco (AA) for rehab30.356Team Roster on 2013-06-13
2013-05-192bTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right intercostal strain30.331Team Roster on 2013-05-19
2012-04-112bTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 5-year contract for 2013-2017 ($75m) [Extension]. Option for 2018 at $6m -vested-29.293Team Roster on 2012-04-11
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-09-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-07-29InjuredDisabled -- Left Groin Strain 
2010-04-30InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-04-04InjuredDisabled -- Sprained Right Ankle 
2008-11-14InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-08-18InjuredDisabled -- Sports hernia 
2008-02-19ContractSigned by Rangers (5-year extension, team option for 2013) 
2008-02-15ContractSigned by Rangers (1-year) 
2007-07-31InjuredActivated from DL 
2007-07-02InjuredDisabled -- Left foot 
2006-05-25InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-04-12InjuredDisabled -- dislocated left thumb 
2003-06-24Contractsigned 
* 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
2006Texas RangersTeam Payroll24327,000-74248-2,365,072327,000327,000
2007Texas RangersTeam Payroll25390,708-63823212,459,737380,000717,708
2008Texas RangersTeam Payroll26700,000-46917482,696,252390,0001,417,708
2009Texas RangersTeam Payroll273,200,000-246570++2,746,792400,0004,617,708
2010Texas RangersTeam Payroll284,200,000-209977++2,812,412400,0008,817,708
2011Texas RangersTeam Payroll296,200,000-143585++2,722,607414,00015,017,708
2012Texas RangersTeam Payroll307,200,000-128686++2,954,887480,00022,217,7082012-04-11 - Signed to 5-year contract for 2013-2017 ($75m) [Extension]. Option for 2018 at $6m -vested-
2013Texas RangersTeam Payroll3113,000,000-57394++3,023,990490,00035,217,708
2014Detroit TigersTeam Payroll3216,000,000-35396++3,256,497500,00051,217,708
2015Detroit TigersTeam Payroll3316,000,0001044595++3,571,283507,50067,217,708
2016Detroit TigersTeam Payroll3414,000,0001165793++3,498,245507,50081,217,708
2017Detroit TigersTeam Payroll3511,000,00012113888++3,651,709535,00092,217,708
2018Los Angeles AngelsTeam Payroll3611,000,000-95589++4,360,045545,000103,217,708
* 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