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Current Status
Free Agent since 2013-08-05 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
Matthew Russell Downs
Stat Years
2004-2013  [mlb] 2009-2012
Height/Weight
6-2 / 190
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
2B (324) ... 3B (197) ... 1B (104) ... SS (51) ... rf (26) ... OF (20) ... LF (3) ... DH (1)
Draft Position
3B
Born Date/Place
High School
Bibb County (Centreville,AL)
Colleges
Shelton State Community College (Tuscaloosa, Alabama), University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, Alabama)
Draft
Selected by the San Francisco Giants in Round #36 (#1076 overall) of the 2006 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Lee Elder
MLB Debut
2009-06-16 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.089)
Service Time
2.094 (2012)
Organizations
SFN [5] HOU [3] MIA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 37919 ... retro id: downm001 ... mlbam id: 453303
Relations
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2004AlabamaSECNCAA-1rpi 5426202b-3b---So1627462005002200001.222.276.296.5722982.148.074.2406.906.901.000.00.0033.3
    2006AlabamaSECNCAA-1rpi 626222b-3bDR:36-1076Sr6425252751627626028171113308.298.388.460.84830711625.298.162.2949.125.540.6136.02.2833.3
    2006Arizona Giants ArizRksfn-223b---14616834521640296117933505.310.373.452.8251967620.274.142.3178.674.590.530.00.0038.5
    2007Salem-Keizer VolcanoesNwstA-sfn-231b-2b---27328768973308481622834107405.338.410.537.94733615441.345.199.3578.3310.121.2135.92.3842.3
    2008San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn15242b-3b---31094377413330117752413345757609.304.357.494.85148921648.293.190.3146.9511.661.6825.73.4836.1
    2008Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn-242b-of---32286102150371041030112.244.298.407.70594358.221.163.2434.2610.642.5028.73.1938.1
    2009Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn15252b---410942468127333147482255874706.300.343.491.83446720850.264.191.3155.3512.422.3230.33.0039.4
    2009San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn37252bL-S-E-P417536920121061300112.170.250.264.51460143.226.094.20010.0021.672.1753.01.6733.3
    2010Arizona Giants ArizRksfn-26ss-3b---527121002001100000.286.375.429.804831.286.143.33312.5012.501.000.00.0050.0
    2010Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn15263b-2b---55619737509172834253541104.254.348.416.7642288217.284.162.27610.9615.351.4028.13.0734.0
    2010Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou-262b---5619021002111210001.105.190.158.3482131.105.053.1184.769.522.000.00.0050.0
    2010San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn34262bL-S-E-P5297861970170081810101.244.318.372.69088298.231.128.3009.0920.452.2578.01.1442.1
    2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1626ss-3bL-S-E-P51119220000001210000.105.190.105.2952120.053.000.1184.769.522.000.00.000.0
    2011Houston AstrosNLMLBhou16272b-3bL-S-E-P61061992955180104100174750103.276.347.518.86522210328.327.242.3157.6621.172.7619.94.5050.9
    2012Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAhou6281b-2b---724901424203153282030102.267.343.389.732102355.222.122.3097.8419.612.5030.02.9420.8
    2012Houston AstrosNLMLBhou16281b-3bL-S-E-P7911781536418162483841015.202.253.371.6241916613.202.169.2124.1919.904.7522.24.1936.1
    2013New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAmia12292b-3b---882270275811283501245430425.215.282.359.6413019721.230.144.2367.9717.942.2533.82.6636.2
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)25452758121311206634401181113211.230.296.406.70258221452.250.176.2586.8720.272.9526.43.4443.0
    National League Totals (5 yrs)25452758121311206634401181113211.230.296.406.70258221452.250.176.2586.8720.272.9526.43.4443.0
    Minor League Totals529198533356614111603156226167280392229339.285.348.458.8062242909212.275.173.3027.4512.491.6833.12.6837.5
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals8027956811827676030191113309.290.378.444.82233612427.283.154.2898.935.650.6339.92.0833.3
    Minor: Rk Totals48175355417403161181033505.309.373.451.8242047921.274.142.3188.824.900.560.00.0038.9
    Minor: A- Totals7328768973308481622834107405.338.410.537.94733615441.345.199.3578.3310.121.2135.92.3842.3
    Minor: A+ Totals1094377413330117752413345757609.304.357.494.85148921648.293.190.3146.9511.661.6825.73.4836.1
    Minor: AAA Totals29910861562826163516116108717921514320.260.323.424.7471213460102.250.164.2797.1714.762.0631.02.8936.2
    Houston Astros Totals (3 yrs)20839646932211857242687101118.235.298.432.73043417141.258.197.2575.9920.053.3522.04.1544.1
    San Francisco Giants Totals (2 yrs)461311228902910143110213.214.291.328.6191484311.229.114.2609.4620.952.2165.51.3539.3
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    2004AlabamaSECNCAA-1rpi 542620So---014.0316000016029.0331413115232001.6610.240.314.667.144.341.53.000
    2005AlabamaSECNCAA-1rpi 282621Jr---205.7616100015029.2372219613332001.6911.221.823.9410.016.672.541.000
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals214.9532100031058.7703632728564001.6810.821.084.338.665.572.00.667
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    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    2006Arizona Giants ArizRk223B4300.0237281010395.9222.200.0078.293.51
    2007Salem-Keizer VolcanoesNwstA-231B4500.030824124333332.9977.400.0059.261.61
    2007Salem-Keizer VolcanoesNwstA-232B3000.04674622126120.9524.000.0039.541.12
    2007Salem-Keizer VolcanoesNwstA-233B1400.0226102928.9662.000.0018.419.22
    2008San Jose GiantsCalifA+241B300.05000551.0001.700.002.12.84
    2008San Jose GiantsCalifA+242B6300.0111172534288283.9834.500.0045.057.81
    2008San Jose GiantsCalifA+243B3300.01954467773.9482.200.0023.630.33
    2008San Jose GiantsCalifA+24SS1000.01329244442.9554.200.007.19.23
    2008San Jose GiantsCalifA+24OF1000.01110012121.0001.200.007.19.27
    2008Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAA242B1200.02627295553.9644.400.008.454.55
    2008Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAA24SS300.0860314141.0004.700.002.113.66
    2008Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAA24OF1000.01200012121.0001.200.007.045.59
    2009Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAA252b9000.01952211354429416.9704.600.0062.582.61
    2009Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAA253b1100.0513502318.7831.600.007.610.12
    2009Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAA25ss100.0000000.0000.000.000.70.95
    2009Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAA25rf900.0142111716.9411.800.006.38.35
    2009San Francisco GiantsNLMLB252B1716143.0314201373731.0004.300.5110.5100.05
    2010Arizona League Giants ArizRk263B100.02200441.0004.000.001.950.05
    2010Arizona League Giants ArizRk26SS100.01301441.0004.000.001.950.06
    2010Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAA262B1600.0224601268681.0004.300.0011.128.64
    2010Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA262B600.01311232624.9234.000.004.2100.08
    2010Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAA263B2900.01236325148.9411.700.0020.151.83
    2010Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAA26SS1400.01736175453.9813.800.009.725.04
    2010San Francisco GiantsNLMLB262B1918174.130471127877.9874.100.4411.765.53
    2010Houston AstrosNLMLB262B2111.22000221.0001.000.181.218.26
    2010Houston AstrosNLMLB263B2111.00301331.0001.500.271.218.24
    2010Houston AstrosNLMLB26SS2110.02201441.0002.000.401.218.26
    2010San Francisco GiantsNLMLB26DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.63.43
    2011HoustonNLMLB271b13342.03740441411.0003.200.988.012.33
    2011HoustonNLMLB272b2716162.03746398683.9653.100.5116.725.54
    2011HoustonNLMLB273b1912126.0419242523.9201.200.1811.717.93
    2011HoustonNLMLB27ss2110.0311054.8002.000.401.21.93
    2011HoustonNLMLB27rf3325.04000441.0001.300.161.92.86
    2012Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAA281B1000.0649287573.9737.300.007.041.73
    2012Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAA282B900.022280350501.0005.600.006.337.54
    2012Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAA283B500.0221054.8000.800.003.520.85
    2012Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAA28LF100.0000000.0000.000.000.74.212
    2012Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAA28RF300.05000551.0001.700.002.112.59
    2012HoustonNLMLB281B2514138.113516310154151.9816.001.0915.427.53
    2012HoustonNLMLB282B3222.0590214141.0004.700.641.93.37
    2012HoustonNLMLB283B1811102.1526313431.9121.700.3011.119.84
    2012HoustonNLMLB28SS101.0000000.0000.000.000.61.15
    2012HoustonNLMLB28LF203.01000111.0000.500.331.22.28
    2012HoustonNLMLB28RF11856.27100881.0000.700.146.812.16
    2013New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAA291B800.06450569691.0008.600.005.69.85
    2013New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAA292B3000.04476418124120.9684.000.0020.836.61
    2013New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAA293B2200.01039655549.8912.200.0015.326.83
    2013New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAA29SS1700.020503117370.9594.100.0011.820.73
    MLB Totals - (1b)381718017220314195192.9855.101.070.00.00
    MLB Totals - (2B)6853512105144436253249.9843.700.490.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)3924239948566257.9191.500.240.00.00
    MLB Totals - (ss)5221531198.8891.600.380.00.00
    MLB Totals - (LF)2031000111.0000.500.330.00.00
    MLB Totals - (rf)1411811110012121.0000.900.150.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)180012814213144142.9867.900.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (2B)163003224092199752731.9724.500.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)67002990157134119.8881.800.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (SS)35004592421141137.9723.900.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (LF)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (RF)1200192112221.9551.800.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)10001200012121.0001.200.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (1B)3005000551.0001.700.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (2B)6300111172534288283.9834.500.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (3B)33001954467773.9482.200.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (SS)10001329244442.9554.200.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)10001110012121.0001.200.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (1B)450030824124333332.9977.400.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (2B)30004674622126120.9524.000.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (3B)1400226102928.9662.000.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (3B)4400257481010799.9252.300.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (SS)1001301441.0004.000.000.00.00
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    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    2006Minor----43------
    2007Minor--453014------
    2008Minor--3753313---20-
    2009MLB---17-------
    2009Minor---90111--9--
    2010MLB---2122----1
    2010Minor---223015-----
    2011MLB--1327192--3--
    2012MLB--2531812-11--
    2012Minor--1095-1-3--
    2013Minor--8302217-----
    Totals--104324197513-26201