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Keith GinterTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1997-2010 MLB Years: 2000-2005
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

Positions2B-796, 3B-362, OF-37, 1B-26, DH-11, SS-10, LF-4, RF-2, P-1Position when Drafted2BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKeith Michael Ginter
Height5-10Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 5,1976 [42.144]PlaceNorwalk,Connecticut
High SchoolFullerton (Fullerton,CA)
CollegeTexas Tech University (Lubbock,TX), Cypress College (Cypress,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 10th round (302nd overall) of the 1998 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsRalph Bratton
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2001-HOU-#10
MLB DebutSeptember 20,2000 [24.138]
OrganizationsHOU [5] MIL [3] OAK [2] BOS [1] CHA [1] CLE [1] Awards9
TBC Player ID4251Retrosheet IDgintk001MLBAM ID348562
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Player Notes:   Inducted into the Texas Tech Athletics Hall of Fame in 2008
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed42Power73Contact49XBH72RBIs67Runs40Hitting60Durability59Team.507Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1997Texas TechCollegeJr3b-2b2160249931062421777295514000000.426.523.7431.26618543300.464.317.618.53617.0013.330.785.6714.6540.57
1998Texas TechCollegeSr3b-2b226422997852411755277784700000.371.531.7071.23816242307.412.336.764.52125.4115.310.605.5413.4749.41
1998Auburn DoubledaysNYPLA-hou-2b22712415576221841107606870201.315.461.515.97612431310.407.200.461.43119.3521.941.132.5830.1340.79
1999Kissimmee CobrasFSLA+hou-2b23103376669915413469106190122217.263.381.428.80916132453.313.165.324.36313.4719.871.482.8728.9232.32
1999Jackson GeneralsTexAAhou-2b239349131016004620100.382.463.500.96317241.429.118.235.4279.7614.631.502.4434.0015.38
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1124107511216414529106596142317.273.388.434.82217834494.323.161.317.36813.1619.431.482.8329.2930.36
2000Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou-2b241254621081543032692241182127240139.333.457.5801.03726859569.413.247.452.44714.4122.321.554.5717.7738.31
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou62b2458320013001300100.250.300.625.9255110.200.375.500.35710.0030.003.0010.008.0050.00
2001New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-2b251324577612331516708661147232416.269.380.464.84421252547.359.195.333.36811.1526.872.412.9328.5642.28
2001Houston AstrosNLMLBhou62511000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2002New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou212b-3b26121435701152811254345697120207.264.362.416.77818141505.314.152.278.34711.0919.211.732.3836.2535.65
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou63b2675111000002110000.200.500.400.900218.250.200.600.42525.0012.500.500.000.00100.00
2002Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil13b262176618801800151400000.237.363.382.74529991.279.145.342.33716.4815.380.931.1076.0050.00
2002Totals for NL-NL         2881719901800171510000.235.374.383.757311099.277.148.358.34417.1715.150.881.0181.0052.63
2003Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil62b-3b2712735851921521444113787170318.257.352.427.77915331415.300.170.274.3438.9220.962.353.3725.5733.70
2004Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil-2b28414332013001400000.214.267.571.8388315.222.357.429.3456.6726.674.006.6714.00100.00
2004Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil62b-3b28113386471012321960813710064429.262.333.479.81218544437.303.217.332.3468.4722.882.704.3520.3243.56
2005Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak-3b291457919803120041111000.333.387.6321.019361163.372.299.368.4316.3517.462.754.7619.0057.89
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak62b295113712225032500132512305.161.234.263.497368156.170.102.197.2258.3316.031.921.9245.6736.36
2006Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak-2b30114422711132901368305874154706.268.371.429.80018142506.292.161.306.35211.4614.621.282.5732.4637.17
2007Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle93b-1b3110636950911511562336368917212.247.364.415.77915331449.259.168.339.34614.0315.141.083.3424.6034.07
2008Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos223b32123444491112107545155911416213.250.347.345.69215328520.295.095.227.31510.5817.501.651.3563.4325.23
2009Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha112b331073633595221633223971561212.262.341.377.71813729414.310.115.223.3219.4217.151.821.4560.5030.53
2010Orange County FlyersGoldInd-93473227406415053983534460508.282.423.414.8379420291.322.132.388.37918.2115.120.831.7245.4031.25
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter325971120236524381409210523025611322.243.329.422.751410941118.277.179.295.0009.3920.572.193.4025.5539.83
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter10293674601101222416121541674454485412417331173.275.384.444.82816313614392.326.169.323.00012.3919.441.572.7630.3635.67
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter72125613636701568733562416337563791527756.262.362.414.77610612373019.306.152.287.00011.1618.651.672.4235.0835.37
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1344961171673132798241186133260239.337.457.5751.03228561610.414.238.438.00014.1021.801.554.4318.3736.53
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter103376669915413469106190122217.263.381.428.80916132453.313.165.324.00013.4719.871.482.8728.9232.32
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter712415576221841107606870201.315.461.515.97612431310.407.200.461.00019.3521.941.132.5830.1340.79
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter73227406415053983534460508.282.423.414.8379420291.322.132.388.00018.2115.120.831.7245.4031.25
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1244781901914833413256121298700000.400.527.7261.25334785607.440.326.688.00021.2514.330.675.6014.0644.50
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2618201042114643411292892012347317.257.344.448.79236784943.299.191.307.0009.4421.312.263.6124.1239.81
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5113712225032500132512305.161.234.263.497368156.170.102.197.0008.3316.031.921.9245.6736.36
Houston Astros Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1314431013003410100.214.368.500.8687219.200.286.500.00015.7921.051.335.2614.0066.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games16248460118262197041521151235111.243.329.422.75120447557.277.179.295.0009.3920.572.193.4025.5539.83
Average Minor - Per 162 games162578951593531985117861342035211.275.384.444.82825757691.326.169.323.00012.3919.441.572.7630.3635.67

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2006Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak-Rel30009.0010100102.03220101002.0013.50--4.50--0.00--
2010Orange County FlyersGoldInd-9Rel34000.0010100101.02302010002.0018.0018.00--9.000.00--
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter009.0010100102.03220101002.0013.50--4.50--0.00--
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter009.0010100102.03220101002.0013.50--4.50--0.00--
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100101.02302010002.0018.0018.00--9.000.00--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings009.001100110001100220.033022022001100110002.0013.50--4.50--0.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1998Auburn Doubledays NYPLA-hou222B71--93178836279271.9713.82------71100.094.7
1999Kissimmee Cobras FSLA+hou232B102--2092812175511490.9594.80------10399.074.5
1999Jackson Generals TexAAhou232B9--1924244543.9564.78------9100.06.4
2000Round Rock Express TexAAhou242B122--2553381773610593.9724.86------12597.687.1
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou242B2-1845-2991.0004.500.50-----540.01.2
2001New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou252B93--1632361252411399.9714.29------13270.566.9
2001New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou25OF36--493-152521.0001.44------13227.325.9
2001New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou253B3--36-1991.0003.00------1322.32.2
2002New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou262B61--1261511036287277.9654.54------12150.442.4
2002New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou263B53--301281212170158.9292.98------12143.836.8
2002New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou26OF1--1---111.0001.00------1210.80.7
2002Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil263B21-1861831235149.9612.330.26-----21100.013.0
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou263B4-13341187.8751.750.54-----757.12.5
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26SS1-221--331.0003.001.50-----714.30.6
2003Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil272B5349446102128235232230.9914.340.52-----12741.732.7
2003Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil273B40323032050667670.9211.750.23-----12731.524.7
2003Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil27LF22181---111.0000.500.06-----1271.61.2
2003Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil27SS21943-1771.0003.500.78-----1271.61.2
2004Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil282B2--33-1661.0003.00------450.01.4
2004Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil283B1--11--221.0002.00------425.00.7
2004Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil282B545245991127619224218.9734.040.47-----11347.833.5
2004Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil283B47413962880310111108.9732.300.27-----11341.629.2
2004Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil28DH2---------------1131.81.2
2004Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil28RF22155---551.0002.500.33-----1131.81.2
2005Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak293B9--617132423.9582.56------1464.36.3
2005Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak292B4--411-115151.0003.75------1428.62.8
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak292B25242034969317121118.9754.720.58-----5149.015.4
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak293B1256312113-2623.8851.920.37-----5123.57.4
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29DH9---------------5117.65.6
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29LF2-6-------------513.91.2
2006Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak302B90--1682381242418406.9714.51------11478.962.5
2006Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak303B5--343-107.7001.40------1144.43.5
2006Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak30P1---------------1140.90.7
2007Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle313B48--32105613143137.9582.85------10645.333.8
2007Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle311B26--20215-232172171.0008.35------10624.518.3
2007Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle312B2--47--11111.0005.50------1061.91.4
2007Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle31SS1---1--111.0001.00------1060.90.7
2008Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos323B97--781801013268258.9632.66------12378.967.8
2008Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos322B22--3054-1084841.0003.82------12317.915.4
2008Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos32SS6--515-420201.0003.33------1234.94.2
2009Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha332B84--170226863404396.9804.71------10778.558.7
2009Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha333B22--1953527772.9353.27------10720.615.4
MLB Totals for 2B - 4 season(s)-   2B13412511262463291173586575.9814.290.51-----1340.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B12478961811761520272257.9452.070.27-----1240.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH11---------------110.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF42241---111.0000.250.04-----40.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS311164-110101.0003.330.91-----30.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF22155---551.0002.500.33-----20.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 8 season(s)-   2B358--6689264220516361594.9744.45------3580.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 8 season(s)-   3B238--1724943744703666.9472.80------2380.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF37--503-153531.0001.43------370.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B26--20215-232172171.0008.35------260.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS7--516-421211.0003.00------70.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---------------10.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B131--2743621977655636.9714.85------1310.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B102--2092812175511490.9594.80------1020.00.0
A- Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B71--93178836279271.9713.82------710.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1998Auburn Doubledays NYPLA-hou22---71-------
1999Kissimmee Cobras FSLA+hou23---102-------
1999Jackson Generals TexAAhou23---9-------
2000Round Rock Express TexAAhou24---122-------
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24---2-------
2001New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou25---93-3---36-
2002New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou26---61-53---1-
2002Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil26-----21-----
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26----14-----
2003Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil27---532402----
2004Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil28---2-1-----
2004Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil28---54-47--2-2
2005Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak29---4-9-----
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29---25-122---9
2006Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak301--90-5-----
2007Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle31--262148-----
2008Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos32---22697-----
2009Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha33---84-22-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999Maryvale SaguarosArizona Fall LgMinor232885112610011202161400000.306.416.459.8753911101.357.153.31815.8413.860.880.9985.0042.31
2000Maryvale SaguarosArizona Fall LgMinor24217315164031101122520200.219.337.397.73429789.277.178.32913.4828.092.083.3724.3343.75
2007Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB311013541003003110100.308.444.385.8295118.308.077.30816.675.560.330.000.0025.00
2008Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB321623662003002720000.261.370.348.7188227.375.087.1747.4125.933.500.000.0033.33
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs49158264214042303283920200.266.379.430.8096818190.325.164.32314.7420.531.392.1139.5042.86
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs263611103006005830100.278.400.361.76113345.345.083.22211.1117.781.600.000.0030.00

Awards [9]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
19972nd Team College All-American (2B) ... Big 12 Conference All-Conference (2B) ... Big 12 Conference Newcomer of the Year3
1998Big 12 Conference All-Conference (IF)1
2000Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (2B) ... Double-A All-Star (2B) ... Texas League All-Star (2B) ... Texas League Player of the Year4
2004National League Player of the Week (September 27-October 3)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2007-12-13ContractSigned by Red Sox to minor league contract 
2007-01-02ContractSigned by Indians to minor league contract and invited to spring training 
2004-12-16TradeTraded by Brewers to Athletics for Nelson Cruz and Justin Lehr. 
2004-12-15TradeTraded by Brewers to Athletics 
2004-08-28InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-08-03InjuredDisabled -- sprained left wrist 
2002-09-05TradeTraded by Astros with Wayne Franklin to Brewers for Mark Loretta and Cash. 
1998-06-07Contractsigned 
* 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
2000Houston AstrosTeam Payroll24175,000-79538-1,394,248200,000175,000
2001Houston AstrosTeam Payroll25200,000-77142-1,897,758200,000375,000
2002Houston AstrosTeam Payroll26200,000-75731-2,011,045200,000575,000
2002Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll26200,000-75738-2,011,045200,000575,000
2003Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll27301,000-69722132,163,527300,000876,000
2004Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll28383,333-52515422,070,100300,0001,259,333
2005Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll29583,333-47415482,189,055300,0001,842,666
* 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