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Hank BlalockTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1999-2010 MLB Years: 2002-2010
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
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HR Derby

Positions3B-1137, DH-111, 1B-108, 2B-8, RF-2Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameHank Joe Blalock
Height6-1Weight190BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 21,1980 [37.304]PlaceSan Diego,California
High SchoolRancho Bernardo (San Diego,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (105th overall) of the 1999 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$288,000Signing ScoutsJim LentineService Time6.064 (2008)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2001-TEX-#10 ... 2002-MLB-#3 ... 2002-TEX-#1
MLB DebutApril 1,2002 [21.131]
OrganizationsTEX [11] TBA [1] Awards9Awards Voting1-5
TBC Player ID4590Retrosheet IDblalh001MLBAM ID408213
RelationshipsBrother of Jake Blalock
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed50Power73Contact59XBH64RBIs80Runs58Hitting76Durability64Team.521Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999Gulf Coast RangersGCLRktex-3b1851191346917633832252310547.361.428.560.98810726222.388.199.335.41811.2610.360.921.3563.6737.68
1999Savannah Sand GnatsSALAtex-3b18725361012001310100.240.286.400.68610228.227.160.200.2963.5710.713.003.5725.0033.33
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         58216377518644032262620647.347.412.542.95411728250.370.195.319.40410.4010.401.001.6054.0037.33
2000Savannah Sand GnatsSALAtex253b1913951266153322107731862535011314.299.373.428.80121944590.311.129.295.35210.518.980.851.6951.2028.76
2001Charlotte RangersFSLA+tex203b2063237469019174774263110476.380.437.557.99413227268.409.177.300.4189.7011.571.192.6133.8630.00
2001Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex233b20682725089184116133393820215.327.413.544.95714833315.347.217.360.40912.3812.060.973.4924.7337.08
2001Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         13150996179375181081076569306811.352.424.550.97428060583.376.198.332.41311.1511.841.063.0928.2833.52
2002Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex203b21953876311932186221346111219.307.363.457.82017741425.347.150.240.3588.0014.351.791.8848.3834.45
2002Texas RangersALMLBtex123b214914716318031700204312212.211.306.327.6334811172.272.116.252.28411.6325.002.151.7449.0035.48
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex9,113b22143567891703332990234497103116.300.350.522.87229665615.318.222.298.3727.1515.772.204.7219.5538.24
2004Texas RangersALMLBtex93b23159624107172383321102275149608713.276.355.500.85531273713.310.224.345.36310.5220.901.994.4919.5042.44
2005Texas RangersALMLBtex93b241616478017034025921051132304116.263.318.431.74927959705.294.168.249.3257.2318.722.593.5525.8834.71
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex93b25152591761572631689105198202615.266.325.401.72623745646.294.135.223.3157.8915.171.922.4836.9428.66
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex93b26582083261163103341213810218.293.358.543.90111329232.315.250.365.3839.0516.381.814.3120.8047.54
2008Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex-1b27619583004104500011.421.522.5791.10111323.571.158.421.47217.3921.741.250.000.0037.50
2008Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex-1b2725120000001100000.400.500.400.900206.500.000.200.41716.6716.671.000.000.000.00
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         8246103004105600011.417.517.5421.05913329.556.125.375.46017.2420.691.200.000.0030.00
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex91b-3b276525837741911238101940202310.287.338.508.84613132281.298.221.298.3616.7614.232.114.2721.5043.24
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex91b-dh28123462621082142566202610830426.234.277.459.73621250495.249.225.286.3135.2521.824.155.0518.4846.30
2010Durham BullsILAAAtba153b292610918385042420101910111.349.405.505.910559121.391.156.266.3978.2615.701.903.3127.2523.68
2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba9dh29266381630171161500001.254.319.349.66822469.319.095.190.3028.7021.742.501.4563.0025.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter936356750795919817153542147313720192272287.269.329.463.79216503683928.296.194.283.0007.9718.332.303.9023.3138.37
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter457175728657412714443154918202234121261843.327.395.490.8858611851998.352.163.296.00010.1111.711.162.2039.9332.23
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter123501821593711286414581213210.317.374.467.84123450552.358.150.246.0008.1514.671.802.1741.7531.45
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter742915597214116543434320226.333.420.546.96615936338.360.213.364.00012.7212.721.003.2526.4537.11
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter63237469019174774263110476.380.437.557.99413227268.409.177.300.0009.7011.571.192.6133.8630.00
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14653769159332117931863566012314.296.369.426.79522946618.307.130.291.00010.199.060.891.7848.8228.93
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter51191346917633832252310547.361.428.560.98810726222.388.199.335.00011.2610.360.921.3563.6737.68
Texas Rangers Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter910350449994319517152535136307705192272286.269.329.465.79416283643859.296.196.285.0007.9618.272.303.9423.0538.60
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter266381630171161500001.254.319.349.66822469.319.095.190.0008.7021.742.501.4563.0025.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1626178816634326942154125305415.269.329.463.79228664680.296.194.283.0007.9718.332.303.9023.3138.37
Average Minor - Per 162 games162623101203455161121767283409615.327.395.490.88530566708.352.163.296.00010.1111.711.162.2039.9332.23

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1999Gulf Coast Rangers GCLRktex183B48--24103127139127.9142.65------5194.180.0
1999Savannah Sand Gnats SALAtex183B7--313512116.7622.29------7100.05.0
2000Savannah Sand Gnats SALAtex193B139--722532022345325.9422.34------139100.0100.0
2001Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex203B62--32150711189182.9632.94------6398.445.3
2001Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex203B67--3712589170162.9532.42------6898.548.2
2002Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex213B91--461681517229214.9342.35------9595.863.2
2002Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex212B4--1118133029.9677.25------954.22.8
2002Texas RangersALMLBtex213B46-383287267106100.9432.170.26-----4993.928.4
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex223B14113111671102381532363348.9592.470.30-----14398.687.0
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex222B41122711109.9002.250.75-----1432.82.5
2004Texas RangersALMLBtex233B15915413771032791733399382.9572.400.28-----159100.098.1
2005Texas RangersALMLBtex243B1581561374963041123411400.9732.530.29-----16198.197.5
2005Texas RangersALMLBtex24DH2---------------1611.21.2
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex253B1221201062722371220321309.9632.530.29-----15280.375.3
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex25DH2929--------------15219.117.9
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex263B39393391869699387.9352.230.26-----5867.224.1
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex26DH18---------------5831.011.1
2008Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex271B5--441-645451.0009.00------683.33.6
2008Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex271B2--111--12121.0006.00------2100.01.4
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex271B343429626213124276275.9968.090.93-----6552.321.0
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex273B31312632454468278.9512.520.30-----6547.719.1
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex281B666656753526664567561.9898.500.99-----12353.740.7
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex28DH49---------------12339.830.2
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex283B119-3--331.0003.000.33-----1230.80.6
2010Durham Bulls ILAAAtba293B24--1838-656561.0002.33------2692.316.8
2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba29DH13---------------2650.08.0
2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba293B2110131-54.8002.000.40-----267.71.2
2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba29RF2-51---111.0000.500.20-----267.71.2
2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba291B1186--1661.0006.000.75-----263.80.6
MLB Totals for 3B - 9 season(s)-   3B699633598445212597213017831711.9602.450.29-----6990.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH11129--------------1110.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B10110187180339789849842.9928.340.97-----1010.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B41122711109.9002.250.75-----40.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF2-51---111.0000.500.20-----20.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B115--642061523285270.9472.35------1150.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B4--1118133029.9677.25------40.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--111--12121.0006.00------20.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B67--3712589170162.9532.42------670.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B5--441-645451.0009.00------50.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B62--32150711189182.9632.94------620.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B146--752662523366341.9322.34------1460.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B48--24103127139127.9142.65------480.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1999Gulf Coast Rangers GCLRktex18-----48-----
1999Savannah Sand Gnats SALAtex18-----7-----
2000Savannah Sand Gnats SALAtex19-----139-----
2001Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex20-----62-----
2001Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex20-----67-----
2002Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex21---4-91-----
2002Texas RangersALMLBtex21-----46-----
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex22---4-141-----
2004Texas RangersALMLBtex23-----159-----
2005Texas RangersALMLBtex24-----158----2
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex25-----122----29
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex26-----39----18
2008Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex27--5--------
2008Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex27--2--------
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex27--34--31-----
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex28--66--1----49
2010Durham Bulls ILAAAtba29-----24-----
2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba29--1--2--2-13

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001Peoria JavelinasArizona Fall LgMinor2033122314282113652192010212.344.431.7131.1448721144.333.369.54913.1913.891.057.6411.0950.00
2006Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2519523130011016800001.250.328.308.63616158.279.058.15410.3413.791.331.7252.007.69
2007Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2619473123005009800000.255.375.319.69415356.308.064.25516.0714.290.890.000.0025.00
2008Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB272057102140416004900001.368.410.6491.05937861.386.281.3516.5614.752.256.5614.2538.10
2009Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB282671121852211008800103.254.325.465.79033980.258.211.32410.0010.001.002.5035.5050.00
2010Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB291542873014206400100.167.265.310.57513449.158.143.33312.248.160.672.0442.0057.14
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs33122314282113652192010212.344.431.7131.1448721144.333.369.54913.1913.891.057.6411.0950.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs99269367115283721333700205.264.342.424.76611425304.279.160.28610.8612.171.122.6333.6335.21

Awards [9]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1999Gulf Coast League All-Star (3B) ... High School All-American - 2nd Team (IF)2
2001Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (3B) ... California League All-Star Team (3B) ... Minor League High-A All-Star Team (3B) ... Texas League All-Star (3B) ... Texas Rangers Minor League Player of the Year5
2002Winter League All-Star (3B)1
2008American League Player of the Week (September 22-September 28)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-07-08Released by Rays 
2010-03-12ContractSigned by Rays 
2008-11-07Option exercised by Rangers 
2008-08-22InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-07-29InjuredDisabled -- Right shoulder inflammation 
2008-07-18InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-04-29InjuredDisabled -- Torn left hamstring 
2007-09-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2007-05-18InjuredDisabled -- Right shoulder 
1999-06-04Contractsigned 
* 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-18288,000-------288,000Signing Bonus out of 1999 Draft (3rd round - 105th overall)
2002Texas RangersTeam Payroll21200,000-75744-2,011,045200,000488,000
2003Texas RangersTeam Payroll22302,500-67928152,163,527300,000790,500
2004Texas RangersTeam Payroll23550,000-46215482,070,100300,0001,340,500
2005Texas RangersTeam Payroll24850,000-40516552,189,055300,0002,190,500
2006Texas RangersTeam Payroll253,050,000-2401271++2,365,072327,0005,240,500
2007Texas RangersTeam Payroll264,800,000-171679++2,459,737380,00010,040,500
2008Texas RangersTeam Payroll276,000,0006.064154483++2,696,252390,00016,040,500
2009Texas RangersTeam Payroll286,200,000-149482++2,746,792400,00022,240,500
2010Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll29400,000-75731-2,812,412400,00022,640,500
* 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