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Shane SpencerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1990-2006 MLB Years: 1998-2004
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Drafted
Played in Japan
Rated Prospect
World Series Champion

PositionsOF-730, LF-281, RF-189, DH-64, 1B-37, CF-6, 3B-6, P-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael Shane Spencer
Height5-11Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 20,1972 [46.217]PlaceKey West,Florida
High SchoolGranite Hills (El Cajon,CA)

DraftedSelected by the New York Yankees [Team Picks] in the 28th round (750th overall) of the 1990 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsTim Schmidt
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1999-NYA-#9
MLB DebutApril 10,1998 [26.050]
OrganizationsNYA [14] CLE [1] NYN [1] TEX [1] Awards3
TBC Player ID461Retrosheet IDspens001MLBAM ID133341
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed47Power63Contact62XBH59RBIs69Runs55Hitting65Durability58Team.548Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1990Gulf Coast YankeesGCLRknya-of184214720274007112202310100.184.284.211.495314169.216.027.224.24211.8313.611.150.000.0014.81
1991Gulf Coast YankeesGCLRknya-of194116025497003092141920400.306.361.350.711567180.338.044.175.3267.7810.561.360.000.0014.29
1991Oneonta YankeesNYPLA-nya-of191853101321032210913000.245.375.321.69617367.295.076.264.33014.9313.430.900.000.0023.08
1991Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         59213356291033114242833400.291.365.343.7087310247.328.052.197.3279.7211.341.170.000.0016.13
1992Greensboro HornetsSALAnya-of2083258437410232782333731200.287.372.376.7489715297.323.089.240.34611.1112.461.121.0186.0020.27
1993Greensboro HornetsSALAnya-of21122431891163521280142526230800.269.346.443.78919149494.285.174.323.35010.5312.551.192.4335.9242.24
1994Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-of2290334449722385353305311108.290.350.446.79614933367.325.156.251.3508.1714.441.772.1841.7534.02
1995Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-of23134500871503131688148616072327.300.382.470.85223550573.314.170.304.37610.6510.470.982.7931.2533.33
1996Norwich NavigatorsEastAAnya-of2412645070114190298942689941526.253.353.489.84222048528.260.236.391.36412.8818.751.465.4915.5242.11
1996Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-of249317114036015510000.355.459.7741.23324737.348.419.548.51013.5113.511.008.1110.3363.64
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         135481771252303295437310451526.260.360.507.86724455565.266.247.401.37312.9218.411.425.6615.0344.00
1997Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-of25125452781093443086027110541518.241.346.533.87924168533.245.292.445.37613.3219.701.485.6315.0762.39
1998Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-of268734266110291186713415930208.322.397.570.96719548388.345.248.363.41610.5715.211.444.6419.0043.64
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya47rf-lf26276718256010270151200100.373.411.9101.321611673.326.537.597.5386.8516.442.4013.706.7064.00
1999Columbus ClippersILAAAnya38271450171820210009800003.360.458.520.97826459.400.160.340.43315.2513.560.893.3925.0022.22
1999New York YankeesALMLBnya47lf277120525488082004185120101.234.301.390.6918016226.272.156.224.3067.9622.572.833.5425.6333.33
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya47lf-dh2873248337011394012194520704.282.330.460.79011423276.303.178.250.3386.8816.302.373.2627.5632.86
2001Columbus ClippersILAAAnya25of2949173174010131441232120309.231.323.353.6766114201.243.122.272.30211.4410.450.911.4957.6735.00
2001New York YankeesALMLBnya47lf-rf29802834073142104641215840304.258.315.428.74312126311.289.170.254.3216.7518.652.763.2228.3035.62
2002New York YankeesALMLBnya47rf-lf3094288327115263403316242445.247.324.375.69910823329.290.128.226.3069.4218.842.001.8248.0032.39
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle47rf-lf3164210235710082620185210306.271.328.433.7619118232.320.162.257.3317.7622.412.893.4526.2531.58
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex47lf3155185164210042300274020202.227.329.346.6756414216.266.119.265.30512.5018.521.481.8546.2533.33
2003Totals for AL-AL         1193953999200124920459230508.251.328.392.72015532448.294.141.261.31810.0420.542.042.6832.9232.32
2004Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-of3239040002001100001.444.500.444.9444010.500.000.111.42710.0010.001.000.000.000.00
2004Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-of32155061240051071520001.240.356.320.67616459.343.080.240.31411.8625.422.140.000.0033.33
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         185961640071081620002.271.377.339.71620469.372.068.220.33011.5923.192.000.000.0025.00
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn43lf3274185215210142660133722201.281.332.411.7437615204.329.130.232.3246.3718.142.851.9646.2528.85
2006HanshinJap CenIntl-34591081224506171063300100.222.261.435.6964711115.257.213.278.2945.2228.705.505.2218.0045.83
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter538167120843884859242131115235717423423.262.326.428.7547151511867.297.166.258.0008.1419.122.353.1628.3234.47
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter958344057994421317124567733044557634934551.274.360.454.81415633543962.296.180.322.00011.2314.541.293.1327.7437.50
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter2991098191300836561886715621312110129.273.367.513.8805631451277.291.240.381.00012.2216.681.374.3919.6148.33
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12645070114190298942689941526.253.353.489.84222048528.260.236.391.00012.8818.751.465.4915.5242.11
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter22784313125153624143191192114834216.298.371.460.83138883950.320.162.281.0009.6812.001.242.5335.1333.07
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter205689132190454151072248599611000.276.356.418.77428864791.299.142.292.00010.7512.521.161.9045.9333.68
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1853101321032210913000.245.375.321.69617367.295.076.264.00014.9313.430.900.000.0023.08
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter833074576110037204344230500.248.324.283.6078711349.281.035.199.0009.7412.031.240.000.0014.47
Intl Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter591081224506171063300100.222.261.435.6964711115.257.213.278.0005.2228.705.505.2218.0045.83
New York Yankees Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3451091148287547431675119422812216414.263.324.444.7684841041215.292.181.261.0007.7418.772.433.5425.3736.24
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter64210235710082620185210306.271.328.433.7619118232.320.162.257.0007.7622.412.893.4526.2531.58
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter74185215210142660133722201.281.332.411.7437615204.329.130.232.0006.3718.142.851.9646.2528.85
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter55185164210042300274020202.227.329.346.6756414216.266.119.265.00012.5018.521.481.8546.2533.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games162503631322521873434610751717.262.326.428.75421545562.297.166.258.0008.1419.122.353.1628.3234.47
Average Minor - Per 162 games162582981603632196125759762619.274.360.454.81426460670.296.180.322.00011.2314.541.293.1327.7437.50

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1992Greensboro HornetsSALAnya-Rel20000.0010100101.02100110003.0018.00--9.009.001.00--
1993Greensboro HornetsSALAnya-Rel21004.5020200204.05220250001.7511.25--4.5011.252.50--
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter003.6030300305.07320360002.0012.60--5.4010.802.00--
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter003.6030300305.07320360002.0012.60--5.4010.802.00--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings003.601320132001320220.03081328801322640002.0012.60--5.4010.802.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1990Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya18OF41--7933-8582.9652.00------4297.666.1
1991Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya19OF37--846329390.9682.43------4190.262.7
1991Oneonta Yankees NYPLA-nya19OF6--11-1-1211.9171.83------1833.37.8
1992Greensboro Hornets SALAnya20OF76--1355-11401401.0001.84------8391.653.9
1992Greensboro Hornets SALAnya20P1---1--111.0001.00------831.20.7
1993Greensboro Hornets SALAnya21OF81--1381052153148.9671.83------12266.457.4
1994Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya22OF57--901042104100.9621.75------9063.343.2
1995Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya23OF109--16666-178172.9661.58------13481.380.1
1996Norwich Navigators EastAAnya24OF95--1301031143140.9791.47------12675.467.4
1996Norwich Navigators EastAAnya241B12--865-591911.0007.58------1269.58.5
1996Norwich Navigators EastAAnya243B4--29--11111.0002.75------1263.22.8
1996Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya24OF9--251112726.9632.89------9100.06.3
1997Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya25OF109--18854-197193.9801.77------12587.276.8
1997Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya253B2--12--331.0001.50------1251.61.4
1998Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya26OF66--11844-126122.9681.85------8775.945.8
1998Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya261B12--107719115114.9919.50------8713.88.3
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya26RF15--15---15151.0001.00------2755.69.3
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya26LF9--101--11111.0001.22------2733.35.6
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya26DH4---------------2714.82.5
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya261B1--31--441.0004.00------273.70.6
1999New York YankeesALMLBnya27LF46--814-285851.0001.85------7164.828.4
1999New York YankeesALMLBnya27RF22--271-128281.0001.27------7131.013.6
1999New York YankeesALMLBnya27DH3---------------714.21.9
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya28LF33-263653116968.9862.060.26-----7345.220.5
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya28DH33---------------7345.220.5
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya28RF7-4218---18181.0002.570.43-----739.64.3
2001Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya29OF32--6421-6766.9852.06------4965.322.4
2001New York YankeesALMLBnya29LF44-3417751-8382.9881.860.24-----8055.027.5
2001New York YankeesALMLBnya29RF28-215622--64641.0002.290.30-----8035.017.5
2001New York YankeesALMLBnya29DH14---------------8017.58.8
2002New York YankeesALMLBnya30RF55-385883219391.9781.650.24-----9458.534.2
2002New York YankeesALMLBnya30LF40-3096422-6866.9711.650.21-----9442.624.8
2002New York YankeesALMLBnya30DH1---------------941.10.6
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex31LF5040369762218078.9751.560.21-----5590.930.9
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31RF30272424911-5150.9801.670.21-----6446.918.5
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31LF1610101261-127271.0001.690.27-----6425.09.9
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex31RF1297829---29291.0002.420.37-----5521.87.4
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle311B11964661-367671.0006.091.05-----6417.26.8
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31DH7---------------6410.94.3
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex31DH1---------------551.80.6
2004Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya32OF2--4---441.0002.00------366.71.5
2004Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya32OF10--13---13131.0001.30------1566.76.9
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn32LF432023158-2-6058.9671.350.25-----7458.126.5
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn32RF201210937---37371.0001.850.34-----7427.012.3
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn32CF66501621-1918.9473.000.36-----748.13.7
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn32DH1---------------741.40.6
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn321B111113---13131.00013.001.18-----741.40.6
MLB Totals for LF - 7 season(s)-   LF2817016144571885483475.9831.690.29-----2810.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 7 season(s)-   RF189481071325732335332.9911.760.31-----1890.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 7 season(s)-   DH64---------------640.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B131075822-384841.0006.461.12-----130.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF66501621-1918.9473.000.36-----60.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF226--40812101430420.9771.86------2260.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B12--107719115114.9919.50------120.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2--12--331.0001.50------20.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF95--1301031143140.9791.47------950.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B12--865-591911.0007.58------120.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B4--29--11111.0002.75------40.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF168--26016102286276.9651.64------1680.00.0
A Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF157--2731553293288.9831.83------1570.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF6--11-1-1211.9171.83------60.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF78--163962178172.9662.21------780.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1990Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya18---------41-
1991Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya19---------37-
1991Oneonta Yankees NYPLA-nya19---------6-
1992Greensboro Hornets SALAnya201--------76-
1993Greensboro Hornets SALAnya21---------81-
1994Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya22---------57-
1995Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya23---------109-
1996Norwich Navigators EastAAnya24--12--4---95-
1996Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya24---------9-
1997Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya25-----2---109-
1998Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya26--12------66-
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya26--1---9-15-4
1999New York YankeesALMLBnya27------46-22-3
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya28------33-7-33
2001Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya29---------32-
2001New York YankeesALMLBnya29------44-28-14
2002New York YankeesALMLBnya30------40-55-1
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex31------50-12-1
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31--11---16-30-7
2004Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya32---------2-
2004Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya32---------10-
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn32--1---43620-1

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1998New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB2626330024000100000.500.5001.5002.000926.3331.0001.0000.0016.670.0033.333.0066.67
1998New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB26310110000001300000.100.182.100.2821011.143.000.1009.0927.273.000.000.000.00
1998New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB2613111000000200000.333.333.6671.0002131.000.334.3330.0066.670.000.000.00100.00
1999New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB2739110000001600000.111.200.111.3111010.333.000.11110.0060.006.000.000.000.00
2001New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB2938121000001400000.250.333.375.708319.500.125.25011.1144.444.000.000.0050.00
2001New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB2957121000101100000.286.375.429.804318.333.143.42912.5012.501.000.000.0050.00
2001New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB29720140012002600000.200.273.350.6237122.231.150.2509.0927.273.004.5520.0025.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs514451024001500000.357.400.8571.25712315.429.500.5716.6733.335.0013.337.0060.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs11263410001031000000.154.241.192.4335129.250.038.19210.3434.483.330.000.0025.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs823251012002800000.217.280.391.6719225.286.174.2618.0032.004.004.0023.0040.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2008Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+Minorsdn36Hitting Coach1407169.5075.02Carlos LezcanoLost in Semi-Finals
2009Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+Minorsdn37Hitting Coach1407367.52110.02Carlos LezcanoLost in 1st Round
2013Somerset PatriotsAtlIndIndy-41Assistant Coach1399049.6474.52Brett JodieLost in Finals
2014Somerset PatriotsAtlIndIndy-42Hitting Coach1408555.607--1Brett JodieLost in 1st Round
2015Somerset PatriotsAtlIndIndy-43Hitting Coach1398950.640--1Brett Jodie,Brett JodieLeague Champions
2015Somerset PatriotsAtlIndIndy-43Hitting Coach1398950.640--1Brett Jodie,Brett JodieLeague Champions
* 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 [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1995Florida State League All-Star Team (OF) ... Florida State League Most Valuable Player2
1998American League Player of the Week (September 21-September 27)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2004-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-08-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
2004-08-06Released by Mets. 
2004-07-23InjuredDisabled -- cut on his right foot 
2004-01-29ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
2003-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-07-18TradeTraded by Indians with Ricardo Rodriguez to Rangers for Ryan Ludwick. 
2003-01-14ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
2002-12-21Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* 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
1998New York YankeesTeam Payroll26170,000-81230-1,276,192170,000170,000
1999New York YankeesTeam Payroll27204,050-77225151,454,491200,000374,050
2000New York YankeesTeam Payroll28250,000-61929321,394,248200,000624,050
2001New York YankeesTeam Payroll29320,000-55727391,897,758200,000944,050
2002New York YankeesTeam Payroll30885,000-41421552,011,045200,0001,829,050
2003Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll31600,000-43910462,163,527300,0002,429,050
2003Texas RangersTeam Payroll31600,000-43919462,163,527300,0002,429,050
2004New York MetsTeam Payroll32537,500-47120482,070,100300,0002,966,550
* 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