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Colby LewisTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2016 MLB Years: 2002-2016
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Drafted
Played in Japan
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-378Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameColby Preston Lewis
Height6-4Weight215BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 2,1979 [39.106]PlaceBakersfield,California
High SchoolBakersfield North (Bakersfield,CA)
CollegeBakersfield College (Bakersfield,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 1st round (38th overall) of the 1999 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$862,500Signing ScoutsKip FaggMike PaustianService Time10.132 (2016)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2000-TEX-#6 ... 2001-TEX-#6 ... 2002-MLB-#82 ... 2002-TEX-#4 ... 2003-MLB-#32 ... 2003-TEX-#2
MLB DebutApril 1,2002 [22.243]
OrganizationsTEX [13] DET [1] OAK [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID4321Retrosheet IDlewic001MLBAM ID407890
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (49.54%) -- Slider (26.11%) -- Changeup (9.96%) -- Curveball (8.74%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (4.11%) -- Cutter (1.53%)
Fastball Velocity [2016] - 87.42 - [2015] - 88.20 - [2014] - 88.77 - [2012] - 88.00 - [2011] - 88.79 - [2010] - 89.68
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Texas Rangers in 2012
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Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1999Pulaski RangersAppRktex31S/R19731.9514113110064.2462414327843401.136.400.423.7611.693.11.700-
2000Charlotte RangersFSLA+tex-ST2011104.07282713100163.21698374114515311201.319.290.602.478.413.40.524-
2001Charlotte RangersFSLA+tex-Rel21100.0010100004.0000008000--------16.620.001.000-
2001Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex38ST2110104.50252501000156.01508578156216216001.368.650.873.589.352.61.500-
2001Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST011104.38262511000160.01508578156217016001.328.420.843.489.542.74.524-
2002Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex39ST22563.63202000000106.21004943428995001.208.440.342.368.353.54.455-
2002Texas RangersALMLBtex13S/R22136.2915411004034.0422624426283101.9811.011.056.827.341.08.2505.12
2003Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex-ST23513.02770000047.2361616619433201.156.801.133.598.122.26.833-
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex13ST231097.30262600000127.01631041032370885001.8311.551.634.966.241.26.5265.65
2004Texas RangersALMLBtex48ST24114.11330000015.01377113110001.707.630.597.636.460.85.5005.01
2006Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet45ST26673.96242400000147.2154706513361041001.299.390.792.196.342.89.462-
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet36Rel26003.0020200103.08111150003.0024.003.003.0015.005.00-5.15
2007Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak38ST27831.8815150000095.2702420823971000.976.590.752.169.134.22.727-
2007Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak46Rel27026.4526125008037.2442827714231101.5410.511.673.355.501.64.0005.55
2008Hiroshima Toyo CarpJap CenIntl--ST281582.68262603200178.0151565312271831301.007.630.611.379.256.78.652-
2009Hiroshima Toyo CarpJap CenIntl--Rel291192.96290293100176.0156685813191863000.997.960.660.979.499.79.550-
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex48ST3012133.72323201000201.0174908321651969001.197.790.942.918.783.02.4803.46
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex48ST3114104.40323202100200.01871039835561694001.218.401.572.527.593.02.5834.45
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex48ST32663.43161602000105.09948401614932001.088.491.371.207.976.64.5003.70
2013Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex-ST33017.00550000018.023141444150001.5011.502.002.007.503.75.000-
2013Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex-ST33019.0022000006.010661441002.3315.001.506.006.001.00.000-
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0027.50770000024.033202058191001.7112.381.883.007.132.38.000-
2014Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex47ST34013.6011000005.04420320001.407.20--5.403.600.67.000-
2014Texas RangersALMLBtex48ST3410145.18292902100170.02111079825481333101.5211.151.322.547.032.77.4174.32
2015Texas RangersALMLBtex48ST351794.66333302100204.221111410626421425001.249.281.141.856.243.38.6544.01
2016Spokane IndiansNwstA-tex22ST36007.2011000005.08440032001.6014.40----5.400.00--
2016Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex43ST36009.0022000006.012660221002.3318.00--3.003.001.00--
2016Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0008.18330000011.02010100253002.0016.36--1.644.092.50--
2016Texas RangersALMLBtex48ST36653.71191901000116.010353481928731001.137.971.472.175.652.61.5454.74
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter77724.70233195381031301212.0125568163517837796133301.349.301.322.797.122.55.5171.25
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter53433.7214514055200823.17823853426525377644801.258.520.712.768.453.07.552-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter24193.35696900000406.23741691523211334911201.198.240.702.497.693.09.558-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter10114.90323201000180.018510598196817917001.419.250.953.408.952.63.476-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter12103.96292723100167.11698374114516111201.279.050.592.418.623.58.545-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter007.2011000005.08440032001.6014.40----5.400.00--
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter731.9514113110064.2462414327843401.136.400.423.7611.693.11.700-
Intl Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter26172.825526296300354.030712411125463694301.007.800.631.179.378.02.605-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter00--00000000.0000000000----------0.00--
Texas Rangers Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter77704.6520519411103401172.0120365260717036293332201.339.221.302.777.152.58.524-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter026.4526125008037.2442827714231101.5410.511.673.355.501.64.000-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter003.0020200103.08111150003.0024.003.003.0015.005.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14134.70423572120220.022712311532681746101.349.301.322.797.122.55.5191.25
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14113.72393721100220.020810391176720712201.258.520.712.768.453.07.560-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex13p2311000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2008Hiroshima Toyo CarpJap CenIntl--2826472510250002109101.106.104.255.35912357.120.149.149.1480.0036.840.003.5123.5060.00
2009Hiroshima Toyo CarpJap CenIntl--2929524900330032204000.173.218.346.56418359.222.173.231.2475.0837.297.335.0817.3333.33
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex48p3027120002000201000.286.286.286.572208.400.000.000.2560.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex48p3138011000000200000.125.125.250.375218.167.125.125.1590.0025.000.000.000.00100.00
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex48p32164020002000200000.500.500.5001.0002041.000.000.000.4420.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2014Texas RangersALMLBtex48p34295020001000200000.400.400.400.800205.667.000.000.3570.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2015Texas RangersALMLBtex48p35332000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter84271710050001101000.259.259.296.5558128.438.037.037.0000.0039.290.000.000.0014.29
Intl Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter5599614105800343013101.141.165.303.468306116.173.162.192.0002.5937.0714.334.3119.8042.86
Texas Rangers Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter84271710050001101000.259.259.296.5558128.438.037.037.0000.0039.290.000.000.0014.29
Average MLB - Per 162 games16252214200100002102000.259.259.296.55515254.438.037.037.0000.0039.290.000.000.0014.29

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1999Pulaski Rangers AppRktex19P14--151-76.8570.43------14100.020.3
2000Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex20P28--1113--24241.0000.86------28100.020.1
2001Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex21P1---------------1100.00.7
2001Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex21P25--319212422.9170.88------25100.018.0
2002Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex22P20--5114-2016.8000.80------20100.013.9
2002Texas RangersALMLBtex22P15-3457-212121.0000.800.35-----15100.09.3
2003Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex23P7--23--551.0000.71------7100.04.9
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex23P2626127813-121211.0000.810.17-----26100.016.0
2004Texas RangersALMLBtex24P331512--331.0001.000.20-----3100.01.9
2006Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet26P24--814312522.8800.92------24100.016.9
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet26P2-3-------------2100.01.2
2007Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak27P15--251-87.8750.47------15100.010.4
2007Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27P2613813-1441.0000.150.11-----26100.016.0
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex30P32322018125-2520.8000.630.10-----32100.019.8
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex31P3232200313412016.8000.500.08-----32100.019.8
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex32P1616105472-1311.8460.690.108372.7-16100.09.9
2013Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex33P5---2--221.0000.40------5100.03.6
2013Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex33P2---------------2100.01.4
2014Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex34P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2014Texas RangersALMLBtex34P29291703101-1413.9290.450.0818869.2-29100.017.9
2015Texas RangersALMLBtex35P33332048101-1918.9470.550.0912380.0-33100.020.4
2016Spokane Indians NwstA-tex36P1---2--221.0002.00------1100.01.3
2016Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex36P2---------------2100.01.4
2016Texas RangersALMLBtex36P1919116171-98.8890.420.072528.6-19100.011.7
MLB Totals for P - 11 season(s)-   P23319112134284145140126.9000.540.10401967.8-2330.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P69--1734815951.8640.74------690.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P32--321212624.9230.75------320.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P29--1113--24241.0000.83------290.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---2--221.0002.00------10.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P14--151-76.8570.43------140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1999Pulaski Rangers AppRktex1914----------
2000Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex2028----------
2001Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex211----------
2001Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex2125----------
2002Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex2220----------
2002Texas RangersALMLBtex2215----------
2003Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex237----------
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex2326----------
2004Texas RangersALMLBtex243----------
2006Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet2624----------
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet262----------
2007Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak2715----------
2007Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2726----------
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex3032----------
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex3132----------
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex3216----------
2013Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex335----------
2013Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex332----------
2014Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex341----------
2014Texas RangersALMLBtex3429----------
2015Texas RangersALMLBtex3533----------
2016Spokane Indians NwstA-tex361----------
2016Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex362----------
2016Texas RangersALMLBtex3619----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2006Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB26002.2530300008.0522125000.885.631.132.255.632.502.25.000
2007Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB270012.7931200006.11499134002.7919.901.424.265.681.3312.79.000
2010Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB30115.30532000018.21911113316001.219.161.451.457.715.335.30.500
2010Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB30000.0011000005.02000550001.403.600.009.009.001.000.00.000
2010Texas RangersChamp. SeriesMLB30201.98220000013.293316132001.145.930.663.958.562.171.981.000
2010Texas RangersWorld SeriesMLB30102.3511000007.25222260000.975.872.352.357.043.002.351.000
2011Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB31004.50440000014.014871610201.439.000.643.866.431.675.14.000
2011Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB31101.5011000006.01111261000.501.501.503.009.003.001.501.000
2011Texas RangersChamp. SeriesMLB31016.3511000005.28442260001.9212.713.183.189.533.006.35.000
2011Texas RangersWorld SeriesMLB31002.25220000012.07531580001.005.250.753.756.001.603.75.000
2012Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB32126.00404000015.01710104312001.3310.202.401.807.204.006.00.333
2014Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB34008.0044000009.01288275002.1112.002.007.005.000.718.00.000
2015Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB35029.75440000012.0211313645002.0815.754.503.003.751.259.75.000
2015Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB35003.0010100003.03110310002.009.000.009.003.000.333.00.000
2016Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB36127.78550000019.22617177610201.6711.903.202.754.581.677.78.333
2016Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB360022.5011000002.05552020002.5022.509.000.009.00022.50.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 8 yrs376.753221110000102.71287877253467401.5811.222.192.985.871.976.84.300
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 4 yrs103.94431000016.0117731014101.316.191.695.637.881.403.941.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs213.26330000019.317773819201.297.911.403.728.842.383.26.667
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs102.29330000019.712753714000.975.491.373.206.412.003.201.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB3052110001000001000.500.500.5001.000103.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2011Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB3111000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2011Texas RangersWorld SeriesMLB3125000000000200001.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs63110001000001000.333.333.333.666104.333.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs25000000000200001.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2010American League Player of the Week (June 7-June 13)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2016-11-02SPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency37.092  
2016-09-11SPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL37.040Team Roster on 2016-09-11
2016-07-04SPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL36.337Team Roster on 2016-07-04
2016-06-26SPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained right lat muscle36.329Team Roster on 2016-06-26
2016-01-18SPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($6m) [Free Agent]36.169Team Roster on 2016-01-18
2015-11-03SPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency36.093  
2014-12-05SPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($4m) [Free Agent]35.125Team Roster on 2014-12-05
2014-10-31PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency35.090  
2014-04-14PTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors34.256Team Roster on 2014-04-14
2014-04-13PTexas RangersRound Rock (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Round Rock (AAA)34.255Team Roster on 2014-04-13
2013-11-25PTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract34.115Team Roster on 2013-11-25
2013-10-31PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency34.090  
2013-07-05PTexas RangersFrisco (AA)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to Frisco (AA) for rehab33.338Team Roster on 2013-07-05
2013-06-07PTexas RangersRound Rock (AAA)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL33.310Team Roster on 2013-06-07
2013-05-25PTexas RangersRound Rock (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Round Rock (AAA) for rehab33.297Team Roster on 2013-05-25
2013-05-20PTexas RangersFrisco (AA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Frisco (AA) for rehab33.292Team Roster on 2013-05-20
2013-05-10PTexas RangersRound Rock (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Round Rock (AAA) for rehab33.282Team Roster on 2013-05-10
2013-04-01PTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right elbow injury. Surgery.33.243Team Roster on 2013-04-01
2012-09-18PTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)-ActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract extension thru 2013 ($2m)33.047Team Roster on 2012-09-18
2012-08-02SPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL33.000Team Roster on 2012-08-02
2012-07-23SPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right elbow tendinitis32.356Team Roster on 2012-07-23
2012-07-18SPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL32.351Team Roster on 2012-07-18
2012-06-26SPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right forearm tendinitis32.329Team Roster on 2012-06-26
2012-05-08SPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActive--32.280Team Roster on 2012-05-08
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-01-21ContractSigned by Rangers 
2007-11-02Claimed off waivers by Royals from Athletics 
2007-03-23ContractSigned by Athletics to minor league contract 
2007-03-19Released by Nationals 
2006-11-06ContractSigned by Nationals (minor) 
2005-05-13InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2005-04-25InjuredDisabled -- complications from shoulder surgery 
2004-10-08Claimed on waivers by Tigers from Rangers. 
2004-05-21InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2004-04-20InjuredDisabled -- right shoulder stiffness 
1999-06-15Contractsigned 
* 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
1999Texas Rangers-19862,500-------862,500Signing Bonus out of 1999 Draft (1st round - 38th overall)
2002Texas RangersTeam Payroll22200,000-75742-2,011,045200,0001,062,500
2003Texas RangersTeam Payroll23302,500-67927152,163,527300,0001,365,000
2004Texas RangersTeam Payroll24337,500-58524362,070,100300,0001,702,500
2006Detroit TigersTeam Payroll26327,000-74230-2,365,072327,0002,029,500
2007Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll27380,000-73733-2,459,737380,0002,409,500
2010Texas RangersTeam Payroll301,750,000-34816622,812,412400,0004,159,500
2011Texas RangersTeam Payroll312,000,000-33117632,722,607414,0006,159,500
2012Texas RangersTeam Payroll324,000,000-2241375++2,954,887480,00010,159,5002012-09-18 - Signed to 1-year contract extension thru 2013 ($2m)
2014Texas RangersTeam Payroll34500,000-79434-3,256,497500,00010,659,5002013-11-25 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2015Texas RangersTeam Payroll354,000,0009.1322691571++3,571,283507,50014,659,5002014-12-05 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($4m) [Free Agent]
2016Texas RangersTeam Payroll366,000,00010.1322021178++3,498,245507,50020,659,5002016-01-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($6m) [Free Agent]
* 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