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Dave KeltonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1998-2006 MLB Years: 2003-2004
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
Futures Game

Positions3B-350, OF-326, 1B-133, LF-4, SS-1, RF-1Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid Wayne Kelton
Height6-3Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 17,1979 [38.331]PlaceDothan,Alabama
High SchoolTroup County (LaGrange,GA)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (46th overall) of the 1998 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$400,000Signing ScoutsOneri Fleita
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1999-CHN-#10 ... 2000-CHN-#8 ... 2001-CHN-#7 ... 2002-MLB-#45 ... 2002-CHN-#4 ... 2003-CHN-#9 ... 2004-CHN-#9
MLB DebutJune 8,2003 [23.174]
OrganizationsCHN [8] ATL [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID4310Retrosheet IDkeltd001MLBAM ID407778
RelationshipsBrother of Jon Kelton
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed62Power75Contact32XBH67RBIs73Runs58Hitting57Durability65Team.513Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1998Arizona CubsArizRkchn-3b1850181394875629163235820102.265.353.459.8128318207.356.194.392.35511.1128.022.522.9030.1737.50
1999Lansing LugnutsMidwAchn-3b1912450975137174136822939121203111.269.322.395.71720134553.328.126.228.3177.0521.883.102.3539.1524.82
2000Daytona CubsFSLA+chn-3b20132523751403071884783812021549.268.317.455.77223855569.313.187.258.3296.6821.093.163.1629.0639.29
2001West Tennessee Diamond JaSouAAchn243b2158224337094124513245510201.313.378.549.92712325251.365.236.335.3939.5621.912.294.7818.6735.71
2002West Tennessee Diamond JaSouAAchn241b2212949868130286207912652129203210.261.332.462.79423054555.313.201.317.3439.3723.242.483.6024.9041.54
2003Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn24of23121442621192431667824611521417.269.338.446.78419743495.327.177.294.3409.2923.232.503.2327.6336.13
2003Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28lf231012121001000500000.167.167.250.4173112.286.083.083.1780.0041.670.000.000.0050.00
2004Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn24of24121420571032611968723392405110.245.303.448.75118846462.268.203.293.3217.1419.912.794.1122.1144.66
2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27lf24810111000000300000.100.100.200.3002110.143.100.100.1240.0030.000.000.000.00100.00
2005Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn24of251224605913028111671453078302212.283.329.420.74919340495.319.137.222.3266.0615.762.602.2241.8230.77
2006Richmond BravesILAAAatl8of264815313336111020145310102.216.284.288.572448169.320.072.176.2608.2831.363.790.59153.0024.24
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1822232001000800000.136.136.227.3635222.214.091.091.0000.0036.360.000.000.0066.67
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter9053410481910175321165178938299821192261164.267.327.439.76614973233756.318.172.275.0007.9621.862.753.0929.4035.49
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter41214751913858464721231912333810112431.261.320.422.7426221371621.307.161.259.0007.5920.852.752.9031.3835.58
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter18772210120037103212413976184305211.277.346.489.83535379806.329.212.323.0009.4322.832.423.9722.5639.50
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter132523751403071884783812021549.268.317.455.77223855569.313.187.258.0006.6821.093.163.1629.0639.29
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12450975137174136822939121203111.269.322.395.71720134553.328.126.228.0007.0521.883.102.3539.1524.82
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter50181394875629163235820102.265.353.459.8128318207.356.194.392.00011.1128.022.522.9030.1737.50
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1822232001000800000.136.136.227.3635222.214.091.091.0000.0036.360.000.000.0066.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games1621981827180090007200000.136.136.227.3634518198.214.091.091.0000.0036.360.000.000.0066.67
Average Minor - Per 162 games16261086163316219316754147305211.267.327.439.76626858672.318.172.275.0007.9621.862.753.0929.4035.49

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1998Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn183B46--2994159138123.8912.67------5092.083.6
1999Lansing Lugnuts MidwAchn193B113--592073212298266.8932.35------12491.180.7
1999Lansing Lugnuts MidwAchn19SS1---------------1240.80.7
2000Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn203B97--491762610251225.8962.32------13273.569.8
2001West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn213B54--2687155128113.8832.09------5893.138.8
2002West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn221B121--96572107810471037.9908.57------12993.886.4
2002West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn223B6--553-1310.7691.67------1294.74.3
2002West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn22OF1---------------1290.80.7
2003Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn23OF74--138641148144.9731.95------12161.252.1
2003Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn233B34--23421157665.8551.91------12128.123.9
2003Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn231B1--9--1991.0009.00------1210.80.7
2003Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23LF22134---441.0002.000.31-----1020.01.2
2004Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn24OF105--169531177174.9831.66------12186.873.4
2004Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn241B1--10---10101.00010.00------1210.80.7
2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24LF2192---221.0001.000.22-----825.01.2
2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24RF1-2-------------812.50.6
2005Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn25OF107--163731173170.9831.59------12287.777.0
2005Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn251B10--603-563631.0006.30------1228.27.2
2006Richmond Braves ILAAAatl26OF39--7632-8179.9752.03------4881.327.3
MLB Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF43226---661.0001.500.27-----40.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF1-2-------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF325--54621123579567.9791.74------3250.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B34--23421157665.8551.91------340.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B12--793-682821.0006.83------120.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B121--96572107810471037.9908.57------1210.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B60--3192185141123.8722.05------600.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1---------------10.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B97--491762610251225.8962.32------970.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B113--592073212298266.8932.35------1130.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1---------------10.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B46--2994159138123.8912.67------460.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1998Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn18-----46-----
1999Lansing Lugnuts MidwAchn19----1113-----
2000Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn20-----97-----
2001West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn21-----54-----
2002West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn22--121--6---1-
2003Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn23--1--34---74-
2003Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23------2----
2004Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn24--1------105-
2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24------2-1--
2005Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn25--10------107-
2006Richmond Braves ILAAAatl26---------39-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor21311001634531163382600002.340.389.480.869489108.452.140.2207.4124.073.250.93100.0026.47
2006Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB261740291003101800002.225.244.250.49410141.281.025.0752.4419.518.000.000.0011.11
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs311001634531163382600002.340.389.480.869489108.452.140.2207.4124.073.250.93100.0026.47
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs1740291003101800002.225.244.250.49410141.281.025.0752.4419.518.000.000.0011.11

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2016LaGrange CollegeNCAANCAACollege-36Manager18135.722--0 
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1998Arizona League All-Star (3B)1
2002Southern League All-Star (1B)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2006-01-10ContractSigned by Braves (minor) 
1998-06-03Contractsigned 
* 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
1998Chicago Cubs-18400,000-------400,000Signing Bonus out of 1998 Draft (2nd round - 46th overall)
2003Chicago CubsTeam Payroll23300,000-70337-2,163,527300,000700,000
2004Chicago CubsTeam Payroll24300,000-75537-2,070,100300,0001,000,000
* 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