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Tony SippTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Houston Astros MLB Years: 2009-2018
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

PositionsP-713, LF-2, RF-1Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameTony Marcel Sipp
Height6-0Weight185BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJuly 12,1983 [35.097]PlacePascagoula,Mississippi
High SchoolMoss Point (Moss Point,MS)
CollegeMississippi Gulf Coast Community College (Gulfport,MS), Clemson University (Clemson,SC)

DraftedSelected by the Cleveland Indians [Team Picks] in the 45th round (1333rd overall) of the 2004 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 33rd round (990th overall) of the 2002 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 28th round (828th overall) of the 2001 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$130,000Signing ScoutsTim MooreService Time8.100 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2007-CLE-#4
MLB DebutApril 22,2009 [25.285]
OrganizationsCLE [8] HOU [5] ARI [1] SDN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID44688Retrosheet IDsippt001MLBAM ID448609
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (53.14%) -- Slider (31.33%) -- Changeup (7.59%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (5.56%) -- Splitter (2.38%) -- Sinker (0.01%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 91.75 - [2017] - 90.97 - [2016] - 90.82 - [2015] - 90.93 - [2014] - 92.34 - [2013] - 90.33 - [2012] - 91.06 - [2011] - 91.32 - [2010] - 91.56
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts80Walks43Hittable66SO/BB62vsPower67Hitting0Durability68Team.496Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2004ClemsonACCNCAA-1Jr-Rel20224.6922319000248.0532825517598001.469.940.943.1911.063.47.500-
2004Mahoning Valley ScrappersNYPLA-cle17ST20313.1610100000042.2332315513743001.086.961.052.7415.615.69.750-
2005Lake County CaptainsSALAcle27ST21412.2213121001069.0471917519715000.966.130.652.489.263.74.800-
2005Kinston IndiansCaroA+cle17S/R21222.6622517008247.0341914423593001.206.460.764.3711.222.57.500-
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0632.403517180092116.08138319421308001.066.270.703.2510.063.10.667-
2006Akron AerosEastAAcle24Rel22423.13294250013360.0442321221803001.086.560.303.1311.933.81.667-
2008Gulf Coast IndiansGCLRkcle-S/R24000.0031200004.00000140000.25----2.259.004.00--
2008Kinston IndiansCaroA+cle-Rel24001.1350500108.042103100000.884.50--3.3811.253.33--
2008Akron AerosEastAAcle20Rel24033.7416016002121.21912947320001.207.891.662.9113.294.57.000-
2008Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor--Rel0032.6724123003133.2231410411460001.016.151.072.9412.304.18.000-
2009Columbus ClippersILAAAcle47Rel25103.7112012003117.0178716225001.359.000.533.1811.653.671.000-
2009Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle49Rel25202.9346046008040.0271613525483001.306.081.135.6310.801.921.0004.20
2010Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle46Rel26224.14700700016163.04830291239694001.386.861.715.579.861.77.5005.22
2011Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle46Rel27633.03690690017062.04522211024572101.116.501.443.478.232.38.6674.44
2012Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle49Rel28124.4263063007155.0472927923513001.277.691.473.768.352.22.3334.62
2013Reno AcesPCLAAAari36Rel29100.00909001110.031005121000.802.70--4.5010.802.401.000-
2013Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari49Rel29324.78560560011037.2352220622423101.518.361.435.2610.041.91.6004.64
2014El Paso ChihuahuasPCLAAAsdn20Rel30114.3011011002014.2147712210001.098.590.611.2312.8910.50.500-
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou29Rel30433.37560560013450.2281919517633000.894.970.893.0211.193.71.5712.93
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou29Rel31341.99600600012054.0411312515624001.036.790.832.4810.274.13.4292.88
2016Houston AstrosALMLBhou29Rel32124.95600600013143.25226241218400001.6010.722.473.718.242.22.3336.12
2017Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou22ST33000.0011000001.00000120001.00----9.0018.002.00--
2017Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAhou32Rel33004.5020200002.02110001001.009.00------0.00--
2017Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0003.0031200003.02110121001.006.00--3.006.002.00--
2017Houston AstrosALMLBhou29Rel33015.79460460012037.0362524816391001.398.681.933.869.402.44.0005.14
2018Houston AstrosALMLBhou29Rel34311.8654054008038.22788113422001.036.280.233.039.783.23.750-0.83
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter25203.675800580001177480.23862101977321251325201.247.201.363.959.572.42.5561.16
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter16102.781333310000318295.2217115922210138721001.076.560.673.0511.703.83.615-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter313.0934034006243.2361715213557001.127.420.412.6811.344.23.750-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter453.25465410015482.16335306291143001.116.830.653.1412.363.93.444-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter222.4427522009255.0382115426693001.166.180.654.2311.222.65.500-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter412.2213121001069.0471917519715000.966.130.652.489.263.74.800-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter313.1610100000042.2332315513743001.086.961.052.7415.615.69.750-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0031200004.00000140000.25----2.259.004.00--
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter224.6922319000248.0532825517598001.469.940.943.1911.063.47.500-
Houston Astros Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter11113.49276027600585222.21849187317924610001.177.371.243.169.853.11.500-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1173.68248024800482220.016797903611122512101.266.821.474.539.192.03.611-
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter324.78560560011037.2352220622423101.518.361.435.2610.041.91.600-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1193.67264026400533220.01769690339723411101.247.201.363.959.572.42.5501.16
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1272.7898247400236220.01608568167528616001.076.560.673.0511.703.83.632-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2004ClemsonACCNCAA-1Jr-p20542114859134123204262511102.280.360.393.7538318240.312.113.313.33510.8310.420.960.42211.0030.51
2013Reno AcesPCLAAAari36p2961000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2014El Paso ChihuahuasPCLAAAsdn20p30113110001000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.2970.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2017Houston AstrosALMLBhou29p3351000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter651000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter174110001000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter174110001000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter542114859134123204262511102.280.360.393.7538318240.312.113.313.00010.8310.420.960.42211.0030.51
Houston Astros Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter91000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1622000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162381010000100001000000.250.250.250.50010038.333.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2004Mahoning Valley Scrappers NYPLA-cle20P10--371-1110.9091.00------10100.013.2
2005Lake County Captains SALAcle21P13---123-1512.8000.92------13100.09.4
2005Kinston Indians CaroA+cle21P22--16--771.0000.32------22100.015.7
2006Akron Aeros EastAAcle22P29--1111-1312.9230.41------29100.020.4
2008Gulf Coast Indians GCLRkcle24P3---------------3100.05.4
2008Kinston Indians CaroA+cle24P5--1---111.0000.20------5100.03.6
2008Akron Aeros EastAAcle24P16---2--221.0000.13------16100.011.3
2009Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle25P12--21-1331.0000.25------12100.08.5
2009Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25P46-4015--661.0000.130.15-----46100.028.4
2010Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26P70-63110--11111.0000.160.17-----70100.043.2
2011Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27P69-6259121514.9330.200.23-----69100.042.6
2012Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28P63-5558--13131.0000.210.243260.0-63100.038.9
2013Reno Aces PCLAAAari29P9----1-1---------9100.06.3
2013Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari29P56-37421-76.8570.110.162-100.0-56100.034.6
2014El Paso Chihuahuas PCLAAAsdn30P11--111-32.6670.18------11100.07.6
2014El Paso Chihuahuas PCLAAAsdn30LF1---------------119.10.7
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou30P56-5044--881.0000.140.162250.0-56100.034.6
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou30RF1---------------561.80.6
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou30LF1---------------561.80.6
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou31P60-5427--991.0000.150.172340.0-60100.037.0
2016Houston AstrosALMLBhou32P60-43271-109.9000.150.212166.7-60100.037.0
2017Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou33P1---------------1100.01.5
2017Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAhou33P2---------------2100.01.4
2017Houston AstrosALMLBhou33P46-3747--11111.0000.240.306-100.0-46100.028.4
2018Houston AstrosALMLBhou34P54-3813-1441.0000.070.11-20.0-54100.033.3
MLB Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P580-4792962339491.9680.160.19171063.0-5800.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF1---------------10.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P34--322175.7140.15------340.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF1---------------10.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P46--1131-1514.9330.30------460.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P27--26--881.0000.30------270.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P13---123-1512.8000.92------130.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P10--371-1110.9091.00------100.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P3---------------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2004Mahoning Valley Scrappers NYPLA-cle2010----------
2005Lake County Captains SALAcle2113----------
2005Kinston Indians CaroA+cle2122----------
2006Akron Aeros EastAAcle2229----------
2008Gulf Coast Indians GCLRkcle243----------
2008Kinston Indians CaroA+cle245----------
2008Akron Aeros EastAAcle2416----------
2009Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle2512----------
2009Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2546----------
2010Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2670----------
2011Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2769----------
2012Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2863----------
2013Reno Aces PCLAAAari299----------
2013Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari2956----------
2014El Paso Chihuahuas PCLAAAsdn3011-----1----
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou3056-----1-1--
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou3160----------
2016Houston AstrosALMLBhou3260----------
2017Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou331----------
2017Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAhou332----------
2017Houston AstrosALMLBhou3346----------
2018Houston AstrosALMLBhou3454----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2004Cotuit KettleersCape Cod LeagueCollege20001.00523002218.013321621211.066.500.503.0010.503.501.50.000
2006Peoria JavelinasArizona Fall LgMinor22004.5010010006110.04551916001.303.600.908.1014.401.784.50.000
2006Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB22103.3850500215.1932006001.7615.190.000.0010.1305.061.000
2007Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB23103.0060600316.0622027001.339.000.003.0010.503.503.001.000
2009Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB25000.0002-200202.0600000003.0027.000.000.000.0000.00.000
2010Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB26016.7580800018.0986175002.0010.131.137.885.630.719.00.000
2011Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB27100.931001000529.2311129000.542.790.931.868.384.500.931.000
2012Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB28006.0090900109.010761109102.2210.001.0010.009.000.907.00.000
2013Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB29102.2512012000012.011330213001.088.250.001.509.756.502.251.000
2014San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB30001.8690900309.21042019101.209.310.000.938.389.003.72.000
2015Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB31002.8460600006.1422256001.485.682.847.118.531.202.84.000
2015Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB31010.0050500004.11100140000.492.080.002.088.314.002.08.000
2016Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB32014.0590900106.21153047102.4214.850.005.409.451.756.75.000
2017Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB33018.1080800006.21166174102.9014.851.359.455.400.578.10.000
2018Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB34004.821001000009.1955069201.658.680.005.798.681.504.82.000
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs001.00523002218.013321621211.066.500.503.0010.503.501.50.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs004.5010010006110.04551916001.303.600.908.1014.401.784.50.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 12 yrs433.77922900017590.799463864684601.609.830.604.578.341.834.57.571
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs010.0050500004.3110014000.462.080.002.088.314.002.08.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2004Cotuit KettleersCape Cod LeagueCollege201231480002556900010.258.378.258.6368037.364.000.19416.2224.321.500.000.000.00
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs1231480002556900010.258.378.258.6368037.364.000.19416.2224.321.500.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-04-18RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL34.281Team Roster on 2018-04-18
2018-04-10RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Right oblique soreness34.273Team Roster on 2018-04-10
2017-09-02RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL34.052Team Roster on 2017-09-02
2017-08-25RPHouston AstrosFresno (AAA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Fresno (AAA) for rehab34.044Team Roster on 2017-08-25
2017-08-22RPHouston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Corpus Christi (AA) for rehab34.041Team Roster on 2017-08-22
2017-08-01RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Right calf soreness34.020Team Roster on 2017-08-01
2016-05-08RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated from paternity leave32.301Team Roster on 2016-05-08
2016-05-07RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YPaternityOff-RosterPlaced on paternity leave32.300Team Roster on 2016-05-07
2015-12-15RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 3-year contract for 2016-2018 ($18m) 6--6--632.156Team Roster on 2015-12-15
2015-11-03RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency32.114  
2015-01-17RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($2.4m) Avoids arbitration31.189Team Roster on 2015-01-17
2014-05-02RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($0.7m)30.295Team Roster on 2014-05-02
2014-04-12RPSan Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to El Paso (AAA)30.275Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2014-02-02RPSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract30.205Team Roster on 2014-02-02
2013-11-30RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentRefused Minor League Assignment - Declared free agency30.141  
2013-11-21RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment30.132Team Roster on 2013-11-21
2013-09-01RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Reno (AAA)30.051Team Roster on 2013-09-01
2013-08-09RPArizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Reno (AAA)30.028Team Roster on 2013-08-09
2013-08-04RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Reno (AAA)30.023Team Roster on 2013-08-04
2013-01-17RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($1.275m) Avoiding arbitration29.189Team Roster on 2013-01-17
2012-12-11PArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Indians with Lars Anderson to Diamondbacks for Trevor Bauer, Matt Albers and Bryan Shaw29.152Team Roster on 2012-12-11
2012-05-05RPCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)YActive--28.298Team Roster on 2012-05-05
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2009-02-22ContractSigned by Indians (1-year) 
2008-02-28ContractSigned by Indians (1-year) 
2004-07-13Contractsigned 
* 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
2004Cleveland Indians-20130,000-------130,000Signing Bonus out of 2004 Draft (45th round - 1333rd overall)
2009Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll25400,000-72445-2,746,792400,000530,000
2010Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll26407,300-68224252,812,412400,000937,300
2011Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll27436,800-60520332,722,607414,0001,374,100
2012Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll28504,900-53614412,954,887480,0001,879,000
2013Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll291,275,000-41319553,023,990490,0003,154,0002013-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($1.275m) Avoiding arbitration
2014Houston AstrosTeam Payroll30500,000-79430-3,256,497500,0003,654,0002014-02-02 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2014-05-02 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($0.7m)
2015Houston AstrosTeam Payroll312,400,0006.136914603,571,283507,5006,054,0002015-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($2.4m) Avoids arbitration
2016Houston AstrosTeam Payroll326,000,0007.1202978++3,498,245507,50012,054,0002015-12-15 - Signed to 3-year contract for 2016-2018 ($18m) 6--6--6
2017Houston AstrosTeam Payroll336,000,0008.12001078++3,651,709535,00018,054,000
2018Houston AstrosTeam Payroll346,000,000-1921077++4,360,045545,00024,054,000
* 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