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Russ CanzlerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2015 MLB Years: 2011-2012
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Positions1B-572, 3B-172, LF-117, RF-103, OF-30, DH-6, P-2, 2B-1Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRussell Michael Canzier
Height6-2Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 11,1986 [32.009]PlaceBerwick,Pennsylvania
High SchoolHazleton Area (Hazleton,PA)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 30th round (906th overall) of the 2004 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsBilly BlitzerService Time0.051 (2014)
MLB DebutSeptember 15,2011 [25.157]
OrganizationsCHN [7] PHI [2] BAL [1] CLE [1] NYA [1] PIT [1] TBA [1] Awards7
TBC Player ID45971Retrosheet IDcanzr001MLBAM ID444453
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2004Arizona CubsArizRkchn-3b18321051226231130193513102.248.310.352.662376119.357.104.181.2947.5629.413.890.84105.0023.08
2005Arizona CubsArizRkchn-1b1949157224711312015244112414.299.387.427.8146715188.387.128.255.35612.7721.811.710.53157.0031.91
2006Boise HawksNwstA-chn371b207328049742241661742270315010.264.319.543.86215242311.291.279.368.3597.0722.513.185.1417.5056.76
2007Peoria ChiefsMidwAchn371b21125460601242427541283588215211.270.321.376.69717333503.316.106.191.3076.9617.502.511.3965.7126.61
2008Daytona CubsFSLA+chn371b229832647892221259742770134112.273.327.463.79015136361.310.190.282.3417.4819.392.593.3227.1740.45
2009Daytona CubsFSLA+chn-1b23281001427812142072400101.270.315.430.7454311108.333.160.250.3246.4822.223.431.8550.0040.74
2009Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn371b2390233276015063525314111116.258.346.399.7459321267.289.141.262.33211.6115.361.322.2538.8335.00
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         118333418723184945386511217.261.337.408.74513632375.302.147.258.32910.1317.331.712.1341.6336.78
2010Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn373b2411235568102284216654469550515.287.372.566.93820153411.332.279.411.40111.1923.112.075.1116.9051.96
2011Durham BullsILAAAtba37rf-3b251314747814940418835267129404010.314.401.530.93125162549.396.216.363.40412.2023.501.933.2826.3341.61
2011Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba452533010001001100100.333.400.333.733105.333.000.333.31720.0020.001.000.000.000.00
2012Columbus ClippersILAAAcle281b-lf261304876812936322792446128204112.265.328.487.81523761539.314.222.312.3498.5323.752.784.0822.1447.29
2012Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle4lf-1b262693925303110042200010.269.299.398.69737697.324.129.172.3004.1222.685.503.0931.0024.00
2013Norfolk TidesILAAAbal371b278632346891511149114776202413.276.369.430.79913927374.328.154.300.35112.5720.321.622.9429.3630.34
2013Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit483b-1b27391299251111300152510314.194.277.240.517313148.226.046.163.23710.1416.891.670.68129.0012.00
2013Totals for IL-IL         1254525511416212621162101305517.252.343.376.71917030522.297.124.261.31911.8819.351.632.3037.6726.32
2014Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RaiILAAAnya331b2851175254612222410204500402.263.332.389.7216816199.333.126.246.31910.0522.612.251.0187.5034.78
2014Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi8rf-1b28612133261201113421265200314.286.360.545.90511632242.327.259.385.39010.7421.492.004.5519.3652.46
2014Totals for IL-IL         11238857107323135831469700716.276.347.474.82118448441.330.198.322.35810.4322.002.112.9529.8544.86
2015Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi191b-3b2910939446108241104724357810217.274.333.416.74916435432.318.142.226.3278.1018.062.232.3139.4032.41
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2996926303120052300110.271.304.396.700386102.324.125.177.0004.9022.554.602.9432.0023.08
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter12144211603115628032141651494345799724114814103.275.345.457.80219234534751.325.182.292.0009.6220.992.182.9729.8739.19
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter60721953046071481375329131225653310022852.277.352.458.81010062362483.331.181.299.00010.3121.472.083.0229.2738.88
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter20258895162434271017977136616211.276.362.500.86229474678.313.224.352.00011.3620.061.773.9821.7845.68
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter126426611163031473943494135113.272.324.455.77919447469.316.183.275.0007.2520.042.762.9930.4340.52
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter125460601242427541283588215211.270.321.376.69717333503.316.106.191.0006.9617.502.511.3965.7126.61
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7328049742241661742270315010.264.319.543.86215242311.291.279.368.0007.0722.513.185.1417.5056.76
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter81262347313623316337625516.279.358.397.75510421307.376.118.225.00010.7524.762.300.65131.0028.77
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2693925303110042200010.269.299.398.69737697.324.129.172.0004.1222.685.503.0931.0024.00
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter33010001001100100.333.400.333.733105.333.000.333.00020.0020.001.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162536501451701767002812800660.271.304.396.70021234570.324.125.177.0004.9022.554.602.9432.0023.08
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625628015437419877661133316214.275.345.457.80225760634.325.182.292.0009.6220.992.182.9729.8739.19

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2014Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RaiILAAAnya33Rel28000.0010100100.2000000000----------0.00--
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100100.2000000000----------0.00--
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100100.2000000000----------0.00--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings000.003300330003300220.0000000000----------0.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2004Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn183B18--13311115544.8002.44------3256.332.7
2005Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn191B41--34321631370364.9848.88------4983.773.2
2006Boise Hawks NwstA-chn201B68--621211054652642.9859.44------7393.289.5
2007Peoria Chiefs MidwAchn211B98--77047967826817.9898.34------12578.470.5
2007Peoria Chiefs MidwAchn21OF16--292-131311.0001.94------12512.811.5
2008Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn221B75--62030365653650.9958.67------9876.556.8
2008Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn22OF14--19-1-2019.9501.36------9814.310.6
2009Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn231B24--22626225254252.99210.50------2885.717.8
2009Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn23LF2--1---111.0000.50------287.11.5
2009Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn233B1---3-1331.0003.00------283.60.7
2009Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn231B51--36621641393387.9857.59------9056.736.4
2009Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn23LF10--7---771.0000.70------9011.17.1
2009Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn23RF7--5-1-65.8330.71------907.85.0
2009Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn233B3--12--331.0001.00------903.32.1
2010Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn243B56--3092176139122.8782.18------11250.040.3
2010Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn241B27--17514319192189.9847.00------11224.119.4
2010Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn24RF9--9---991.0001.00------1128.06.5
2010Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn24LF1--3---331.0003.00------1120.90.7
2011Durham Bulls ILAAAtba25RF41--601216361.9681.49------13131.328.9
2011Durham Bulls ILAAAtba253B40--256813610693.8772.33------13130.528.2
2011Durham Bulls ILAAAtba25LF33--62---62621.0001.88------13125.223.2
2011Durham Bulls ILAAAtba251B17--13913414156152.9748.94------13113.012.0
2012Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle261B47--37338640417411.9868.74------13036.232.6
2012Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle26LF36--5513-5956.9491.56------13027.725.0
2012Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle26RF11--23---23231.0002.09------1308.57.6
2012Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle263B8--620232826.9293.25------1306.25.6
2012Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26LF111188201--21211.0001.910.24-----2642.36.8
2012Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle261B8756522155554.9826.750.96-----2630.84.9
2012Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26DH6---------------2623.13.7
2013Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal271B35--27921126301300.9978.57------8640.724.3
2013Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal27LF13--1711-1918.9471.38------8615.19.0
2013Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit273B10--424323128.9032.80------3925.66.9
2013Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit271B9--625-1067671.0007.44------3923.16.3
2013Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal273B4--3621119.8182.25------864.72.8
2013Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit27RF3--5---551.0001.67------397.72.1
2013Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit27LF2--1---111.0000.50------395.11.4
2013Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal272B1--43-2771.0007.00------861.20.7
2013Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal27RF1--1---111.0001.00------861.20.7
2014Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya281B17--11314310130127.9777.47------5133.311.8
2014Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi281B15--1189111128127.9928.47------6124.610.4
2014Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi28RF15--20-1-2120.9521.33------6124.610.4
2014Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya28RF7--13-1-1413.9291.86------5113.74.9
2014Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya283B5--332-86.7501.20------519.83.5
2014Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi28LF4--9---991.0002.25------616.62.8
2014Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi283B3--33-1661.0002.00------614.92.1
2014Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya28LF1--1---111.0001.00------512.00.7
2014Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya28P1---------------512.00.7
2015Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi291B40--31032330345342.9918.55------10936.727.8
2015Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi293B24--1133324744.9361.83------10922.016.7
2015Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi29RF9--191--20201.0002.22------1098.36.3
2015Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi29LF4--1-1-21.5000.25------1093.72.8
2015Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi29P1---------------1090.90.7
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF111188201--21211.0001.910.24-----110.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B8756522155554.9826.750.96-----80.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH6---------------60.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B180--13941321814115441526.9888.48------1800.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 5 season(s)-   3B94--551572515237212.8952.26------940.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 5 season(s)-   LF93--14625-153148.9671.59------930.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 5 season(s)-   RF87--141241147143.9731.64------870.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P2---------------20.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--43-2771.0007.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B78--54135960585576.9857.38------780.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B59--3194176142125.8802.12------590.00.0
AA Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF16--14-1-1514.9330.88------160.00.0
AA Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF11--10---10101.0000.91------110.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B99--84656590907902.9949.11------990.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF14--19-1-2019.9501.36------140.00.0
A+ Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF2--1---111.0000.50------20.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---3-1331.0003.00------10.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B98--77047967826817.9898.34------980.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF16--292-131311.0001.94------160.00.0
A- Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B68--621211054652642.9859.44------680.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B41--34321631370364.9848.88------410.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B18--13311115544.8002.44------180.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2004Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn18-----18-----
2005Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn19--41--------
2006Boise Hawks NwstA-chn20--68--------
2007Peoria Chiefs MidwAchn21--98------16-
2008Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn22--75------14-
2009Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn23--24--12----
2009Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn23--51--310-7--
2010Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn24--27--561-9--
2011Durham Bulls ILAAAtba25--17--4033-41--
2012Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle26--47--836-11--
2012Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26--8---11---6
2013Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal27--351-413-1--
2013Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit27--9--102-3--
2014Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya281-17--51-7--
2014Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi28--15--34-15--
2015Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi291-40--244-9--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2009Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2322000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2010Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2433010000000200000.333.333.333.6661031.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2011Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB25913011002000300101.077.071.154.2252114.091.077.0770.0021.430.000.000.00100.00
2012Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB26164151110021041200001.268.333.293.62612145.379.025.1468.8926.673.000.000.009.09
2013Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB272334591002103600000.265.324.294.61810137.321.029.1478.1116.222.000.000.0011.11
2014New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2813210300010011000000.143.182.143.3253022.273.000.0484.5545.4510.000.000.000.00
2015Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB29244561220140021100000.267.298.378.67617347.333.111.1564.2623.405.502.1345.0025.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs9015916375011120104500102.233.276.283.559456170.316.050.1265.8826.474.500.59159.0016.22

Awards [7]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2006Northwest League All-Star Team (DH)1
2011Baseball America Minor League 2nd All-Star Team (DH) ... International League All-Star Team (3B) ... International League Most Valuable Player ... Triple A All-Star Team (OF) ... Triple-A All-Star Game MVP5
2012Cleveland Indians Minor League Player of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2015-11-171B-LFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency29.220  
2015-08-141B-LFPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list29.125Team Roster on 2015-08-14
2015-07-241B-LFPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured29.104Team Roster on 2015-07-24
2014-11-111B-LFPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract28.214Team Roster on 2014-11-11
2014-06-261B-LFPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)28.076Team Roster on 2014-06-26
2014-06-251B-LFPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract28.075Team Roster on 2014-06-25
2014-06-211B-LFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Yankees28.071  
2014-04-121B-LFNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)28.001Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2013-12-031B-LFNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract27.236Team Roster on 2013-12-03
2013-11-091B-LFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency27.212  
2013-08-311B-LFPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to Indianapolis (AAA)27.142Team Roster on 2013-08-31
2013-08-281B-LFPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment27.139Team Roster on 2013-08-28
2013-07-121B-LFPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)YMinorsTradedTraded from Orioles to Pirates for Tim Alderson27.092Team Roster on 2013-07-12
2013-03-261B-LFBaltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Norfolk (AAA)26.349Team Roster on 2013-03-26
2013-02-051B-LFBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActive--Claimed off waivers from Yankees by Orioles26.300Team Roster on 2013-02-05
2013-01-041B-LFNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActive--Claimed off waivers from Indians by Yankees26.268Team Roster on 2013-01-04
2013-01-031B-LFCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)YActive--Claimed off waivers from Blue Jays by Indians26.267Team Roster on 2013-01-03
2012-12-211B-LFToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActive--Claimed off waivers from Indians by Blue Jays26.254Team Roster on 2012-12-21
2012-12-181B-LFCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for assignment26.251Team Roster on 2012-12-18
2012-09-011bCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Columbus (AAA)26.143Team Roster on 2012-09-01
2012-03-30RF-3BCleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Columbus (AAA)25.353Team Roster on 2012-03-30
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-01-31TradeTraded by Rays to Indians 
2010-12-02ContractSigned by Rays 
2004-07-12Contractsigned 
* 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
2011Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll25414,000-78936-2,722,607414,000414,000
2012Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll26480,000-76037-2,954,887480,000894,000
* 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