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Ian KinslerHigh Level: MLB Current Team: Los Angeles Angels MLB Years: 2006-2017
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
World Series Champion

Positions2B-1776, SS-184, dh-39, 3B-2Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameIan Michael Kinsler
Height6-0Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 22,1982 [35.241]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 in the 17th round (496th overall) of the 2003 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 26th round (788th overall) of the 2001 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks 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] Awards6Awards Voting5-31
TBC Player ID37836Retrosheet IDkinsi001MLBAM ID435079
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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 CollegeCollege-2b19541744471192339224141604500.408.440.5921.03210324197.425.184.368.4367.118.121.141.5258.0033.80
2002Arizona StatePac10NCAA-1-62b20296151420094021001201.230.246.262.50816266.264.032.131.2253.0315.155.000.000.0014.29
2003MissouriBig12NCAA-1-222b21491945465134645161232781605.335.416.536.95210423232.353.201.397.4079.9111.641.172.5932.3335.38
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
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter1673667811491826378412348392256363492885355211141.273.342.447.78929886537484.286.174.293.0008.4712.401.463.1328.5435.76
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
Average MLB - Per 162 games16264711117737423812266190835114.273.342.447.78928963725.286.174.293.0008.4712.401.463.1328.5435.76
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 PCLAAAtex23SS3--5412109.9003.00------1312.32.1
2005Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex233B1--14--551.0005.00------1310.80.7
2005Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex232B126--27641320112709689.9725.47------13196.288.1
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 RangersALMLBtex303B1-2-------------1570.60.6
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex302B14414412652033861881607589.9704.090.47-----15791.788.9
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex30DH13---------------1578.38.0
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 TigersALMLBdet34DH1---------------1530.70.6
2016Detroit TigersALMLBdet342B15114912993034329109744735.9884.870.57-----15398.793.8
2017Detroit TigersALMLBdet35DH3---------------1392.21.9
2017Detroit TigersALMLBdet352B13513411372633271095600590.9834.370.52-----13997.183.3
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
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs2710820339041622101600000.306.364.500.8645413118.330.194.2878.4713.561.603.3927.0039.39
MLB Spring Training Totals - 12 yrs232657143213564301172311547119211013.324.386.559.94536790743.323.235.3357.279.561.314.0421.9042.25
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 DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2017-12-132BLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Tigers to Angels for Troy Montgomery and Wilkel HernandezTeam Roster on 2017-12-13
2017-06-062BDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2017-06-06
2017-05-262BDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Strained left hamstringTeam Roster on 2017-05-26
2013-11-212BDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Rangers to Tigers for Prince Fielder and cash considerationsTeam Roster on 2013-11-21
2013-06-152bTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2013-06-15
2013-06-132bTexas RangersFrisco (AA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Frisco (AA) for rehabTeam Roster on 2013-06-13
2013-05-192bTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right intercostal strainTeam 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-Team Roster on 2012-04-11
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster 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++3,021,531490,00035,217,708
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 Payroll3511,000,000-116888++3,582,271535,00092,217,708
* 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