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Tim ByrdakTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2013 MLB Years: 1998-2013
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PositionsP-866Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameTimothy Christopher Byrdak
Height5-11Weight180BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateOctober 31,1973 [44.170]PlaceOak Lawn,Illinois
High SchoolOak Forest (Oak Forest,IL)
CollegeRice University (Houston,TX), South Suburban College (South Holland,IL)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 5th round (135th overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]Service Time8.007 (2013)
MLB DebutAugust 7,1998 [24.280]
OrganizationsKCA [7] HOU [3] NYN [3] BAL [3] CLE [2] DET [1] SDN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID4755Retrosheet IDbyrdt001MLBAM ID136263
Pitch Repertoire Slider (51.56%) -- Fastball (37.59%) -- Changeup (10.85%)
Fastball Velocity [2013] - 86.60 - [2012] - 88.51 - [2011] - 88.96 - [2010] - 89.07
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts68Walks32Hittable62SO/BB46vsPower62Hitting2Durability58Team.491Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1994Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-kca-ST20453.0715150000073.0603325620771101.097.360.742.459.453.85.444-
1995Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+kca-ST211152.16272610000166.011846407451271000.986.380.382.436.872.82.688-
1996Wichita WranglersTexAAkca-ST22576.9115150000084.211273651544478001.8411.911.594.685.001.07.417-
1997Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+kca37Rel23433.51222200015341.0341716312474001.127.460.662.6310.323.92.571-
1998Wichita WranglersTexAAkca-Rel24354.15340340010252.0582924328372301.6510.040.524.856.401.32.375-
1998Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-Rel24212.4526026008136.2311310320322001.397.610.744.917.851.60.667-
1998Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorInd--Rel0563.45600600018388.2894234648694301.559.030.614.877.001.44.455-
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca55Rel24005.4030300001.25111010003.0027.005.40--5.400.00-9.74
1999Omaha Golden SpikesPCLAAAkca12Rel25311.81330330017449.2391910028512001.357.07--5.079.241.82.750-
1999Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca58Rel25037.6633033005124.2322421520173112.1111.681.827.306.200.85.0006.94
2000Wichita WranglersTexAAkca-Rel26005.4040400106.29441310001.8012.151.354.051.350.33--
2000Omaha Golden SpikesPCLAAAkca-Rel26624.44341330017452.2592726529473201.6710.080.854.968.031.62.750-
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorInd--Rel0624.55381370018458.0683130632483201.6910.310.914.857.281.50.750-
2000Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca58Rel260111.371201200106.011883481002.3715.634.265.6811.372.00.0008.66
2001Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle12S/R27204.67431000017.01810915171001.339.350.522.608.833.401.000-
2002Kinston IndiansCaroA+cle-Rel28104.5020200004.03220430001.756.75--9.006.750.751.000-
2002Akron AerosEastAAcle-Rel28006.23909003113.01612901183002.0811.08--7.625.540.73--
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorInd--Rel0105.8211011003117.0191411015113002.0010.06--7.945.820.731.000-
2003Gary RailCatsNorthernInd--ST29244.3410100100066.0603332725582101.288.140.953.397.872.32.333-
2003Joliet JackHammersNorthernInd--ST29212.67550000033.2311710310182001.228.290.802.674.811.80.667-
2004Portland BeaversPCLAAAsdn34Rel30305.4520218003038.0472823317252001.6811.130.714.035.921.471.000-
2004Ottawa LynxILAAAbal29Rel30214.19331320011234.0462016412431001.6912.061.053.1511.273.58.667-
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorInd--Rel0514.85533500014272.0934839729683001.6911.570.873.618.462.34.833-
2005Ottawa LynxILAAAbal-R/CL31322.093703700251138.223129415440000.985.350.933.4910.242.93.600-
2005Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal40Rel31014.0541041003126.2271412121315011.809.110.347.0910.461.48.0003.66
2006Aberdeen IronBirdsNYPLA-bal-Rel32009.0010100001.02110030002.0018.00----27.000.00--
2006Frederick KeysCaroA+bal-Rel320013.5010100001.04220101003.7527.00--6.75--0.00--
2006Frederick KeysCaroA+bal-Rel320013.5010100001.04220101003.7527.00--6.75--0.00--
2006Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-Rel32002.2530300204.04110270001.509.00--4.5015.753.50--
2006Minor Totals (4 teams)MinorInd--Rel0007.0460600207.2146604102002.3516.43--4.7011.742.50--
2006Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal40Rel321012.861601600207.01410102821003.1418.002.5710.292.570.251.0009.72
2007Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet12Rel33102.5917017005024.0227738302101.238.141.112.9611.103.751.000-
2007Detroit TigersALMLBdet34Rel33303.2039039003145.0382316326493011.427.600.605.209.801.881.0003.73
2008Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou58Rel34003.6870700207.083300100001.099.82----12.270.00--
2008Houston AstrosNLMLBhou48Rel34213.9059059009055.04524241029470021.347.321.634.727.641.62.6675.46
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou48Rel35123.2376076008061.03923221036582031.225.721.475.288.511.61.3335.23
2010Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou-S/R36004.5021100002.01110210001.504.50--9.004.500.50--
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou48Rel36223.4964064009038.2401515420292001.559.310.934.666.751.45.5004.48
2011New York MetsNLMLBnyn40Rel37213.82720720010137.2342016319471011.418.120.724.5411.232.47.6673.16
2012New York MetsNLMLBnyn40Rel38224.4056056004030.2181615218340011.175.280.595.289.981.89.5003.58
2013Gulf Coast MetsGCLRknyn-ST39000.0011000001.00000110001.00----9.009.001.00--
2013St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn40Rel39112.1914014004312.063307131001.054.38--5.119.491.86.500-
2013Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAnyn40Rel39200.001101100208.060005100001.386.75--5.6311.252.001.000-
2013Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorInd--Rel0311.2726125006321.01233013241001.175.06--5.4810.131.85.750-
2013New York MetsNLMLBnyn40Rel39007.7180800204.25442230001.509.643.863.865.791.50-8.62
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter13134.35479047900564335.230818216446203326181101.508.161.225.388.641.61.5001.72
Minor League Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter53333.60373673060012531766.07303653085832068135701.368.520.683.747.952.13.616-
AAA Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter2473.322248216009022306.03001401142314131013301.438.740.674.119.032.20.774-
AA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter8125.7865155000163159.0199119103198810013301.7911.171.074.945.611.14.400-
A+ Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1792.5867283900196225.0169726510701908001.066.720.402.787.562.71.654-
A- Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter453.1516151000074.0623426620801101.107.510.732.429.694.00.444-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0011000001.00000110001.00----9.009.001.00--
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter453.7815150100099.19150421035764101.268.190.903.156.842.17.444-
Houston Astros Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter553.53199019900260154.0124626124851344051.357.181.394.927.761.58.500-
New York Mets Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter434.3213601360016171.0574035739841021.327.030.864.8110.362.15.571-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter115.8857057005133.2412422329336012.0810.960.807.758.821.14.500-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter048.2748048006131.2483330924264112.2013.222.486.617.161.08.000-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter303.2039039003145.0382316326493011.427.600.605.209.801.881.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings884.35310031000363220.01991181063013121112161.508.161.225.388.641.61.5001.72
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1593.60106198700369220.020810488179119410201.368.520.683.747.952.13.625-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1998Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-p242710100010000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.8980.000.000.000.000.000.00
1999Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca58p2522111000000000000.500.5001.0001.500212.500.500.500.6240.000.000.000.000.00100.00
2004Portland BeaversPCLAAAsdn34p302012020000000201000.167.167.167.3342013.200.000.000.1480.0015.380.000.000.000.00
2008Houston AstrosNLMLBhou48p34566010000000200000.167.167.167.334106.250.000.000.1490.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou48p35753000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou48p36592000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter20013121000000400000.154.154.231.3853113.222.077.077.0000.0030.770.000.000.0050.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter4713030001000201000.231.231.231.4623014.273.000.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter4713030001000201000.231.231.231.4623014.273.000.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00
Houston Astros Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter19011010000000400000.091.091.091.1821011.143.000.000.0000.0036.360.000.000.000.00
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter22111000000000000.500.5001.0001.500212.500.500.500.0000.000.000.000.000.00100.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16211121000000300000.154.154.231.3852111.222.077.077.0000.0030.770.000.000.0050.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162450100003000703000.231.231.231.46210048.273.000.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1994Eugene Emeralds NwstA-kca20P15--3151-1918.9471.20------15100.019.7
1995Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca21P27--1527124342.9771.56------27100.019.6
1996Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca22P15--10162-2826.9291.73------15100.010.7
1997Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca23P22--37--10101.0000.45------22100.015.7
1998Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca24P34--212-114141.0000.41------34100.024.3
1998Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca24P26--210--12121.0000.46------2796.316.0
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24P3-1-------------3100.01.9
1999Omaha Golden Spikes PCLAAAkca25P33--48111312.9230.36------33100.023.4
1999Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25P33-2426-1881.0000.240.33-----33100.020.5
2000Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca26P4--12--331.0000.75------4100.02.9
2000Omaha Golden Spikes PCLAAAkca26P34--15--661.0000.18------34100.023.8
2000Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26P12-61---111.0000.080.17-----12100.07.4
2001Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle27P4---1--111.0000.25------4100.02.8
2002Kinston Indians CaroA+cle28P2---2--221.0001.00------2100.01.4
2002Akron Aeros EastAAcle28P9---1--111.0000.11------9100.06.4
2003Gary RailCats NorthernIndy-29P10--510211715.8821.50------10100.011.1
2003Joliet JackHammers NorthernIndy-29P5--281-1110.9092.00------5100.05.7
2004Ottawa Lynx ILAAAbal30P33--23--551.0000.15------33100.022.9
2004Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn30P20--252197.7780.35------20100.013.9
2005Ottawa Lynx ILAAAbal31P37--23--551.0000.14------37100.025.7
2005Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31P41-26-4--441.0000.100.15-----41100.025.3
2006Aberdeen IronBirds NYPLA-bal32P1---------------1100.01.4
2006Frederick Keys CaroA+bal32P1---------------1100.00.7
2006Bowie Baysox EastAAbal32P3---1--111.0000.33------3100.02.1
2006Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32P16-7-11-21.5000.060.14-----16100.09.9
2007Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet33P17---6--661.0000.35------17100.011.9
2007Detroit TigersALMLBdet33P39-45-22-42.5000.050.04-----39100.024.1
2008Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou34P7---3--331.0000.43------7100.04.9
2008Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34P59-5577-114141.0000.240.25-----59100.036.6
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35P76-61610--16161.0000.210.26-----76100.046.9
2010Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou36P2---------------2100.01.4
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou36P64-38-3--331.0000.050.08-----64100.039.5
2011New York MetsNLMLBnyn37P72-3714--551.0000.070.14-----72100.044.4
2012New York MetsNLMLBnyn38P56-3015-1661.0000.110.201233.3-56100.034.6
2013Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn39P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.01.7
2013St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn39P14---------------14100.010.7
2013Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAnyn39P11---------------11100.07.6
2013New York MetsNLMLBnyn39P8-4--------1-100.0-8100.04.9
Ind Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P15--718312825.8931.67------150.00.0
MLB Totals for P - 12 season(s)-   P479-3341842336360.9520.130.182250.0-4790.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P224--1344326057.9500.25------2240.00.0
AA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P65--1332214745.9570.69------650.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P66--1836125554.9820.82------660.00.0
A- Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P16--3151-1918.9471.13------160.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1994Eugene Emeralds NwstA-kca2015----------
1995Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca2127----------
1996Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca2215----------
1997Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca2322----------
1998Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca2434----------
1998Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca2426----------
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca243----------
1999Omaha Golden Spikes PCLAAAkca2533----------
1999Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2533----------
2000Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca264----------
2000Omaha Golden Spikes PCLAAAkca2634----------
2000Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2612----------
2001Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle274----------
2002Kinston Indians CaroA+cle282----------
2002Akron Aeros EastAAcle289----------
2003Gary RailCats NorthernInd-2910----------
2003Joliet JackHammers NorthernInd-295----------
2004Ottawa Lynx ILAAAbal3033----------
2004Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn3020----------
2005Ottawa Lynx ILAAAbal3137----------
2005Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3141----------
2006Aberdeen IronBirds NYPLA-bal321----------
2006Frederick Keys CaroA+bal321----------
2006Bowie Baysox EastAAbal323----------
2006Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3216----------
2007Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet3317----------
2007Detroit TigersALMLBdet3339----------
2008Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou347----------
2008Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3459----------
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3576----------
2010Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou362----------
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3664----------
2011New York MetsNLMLBnyn3772----------
2012New York MetsNLMLBnyn3856----------
2013Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn391----------
2013St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn3914----------
2013Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAnyn3911----------
2013New York MetsNLMLBnyn398----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2006Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB32100.90909000010.0921036001.208.100.002.705.402.001.801.000
2007Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB33006.7580800318.01166148001.8812.381.134.509.002.006.75.000
2008Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB340113.5010010001010.0211515299103.0018.901.808.108.101.0013.50.000
2009Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB35000.0004-4004223.01300110000.615.090.390.390.000.000.00.000
2010Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB36017.711001000009.11388277002.2012.541.936.756.751.007.71.000
2011New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB37000.001001000329.0500027100.785.000.002.007.003.500.00.000
2012New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB38000.0030300003.0000011000.330.000.003.003.001.000.00.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs123.73504460011572.372313062738201.378.960.753.364.731.413.86.333

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2013-10-31PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency40.000  
2013-09-01PNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Las Vegas (AAA)39.305Team Roster on 2013-09-01
2013-08-05PNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Las Vegas (AAA)39.278Team Roster on 2013-08-05
2013-06-24PNew York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to St. Lucie (A+)39.236Team Roster on 2013-06-24
2012-11-26PNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract39.026Team Roster on 2012-11-26
2012-10-29PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency38.363  
2012-09-05PNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL38.309Team Roster on 2012-09-05
2012-08-04RPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Sore left shoulder38.277Team Roster on 2012-08-04
2012-05-07RPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActive--38.188Team Roster on 2012-05-07
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-01-25ContractSigned by Mets 
2010-11-29Free AgentGranted free agency 
2010-05-24InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-05-04InjuredDisabled -- - 
2008-03-26Released by Tigers 
2007-12-12ContractSigned by Tigers (1-year) 
2007-01-10Invited to spring training by Tigers 
2006-11-17ContractSigned by Tigers (minor) 
2006-04-19InjuredDisabled -- - 
2006-04-18InjuredDisabled -- bone chips in his left elbow 
2004-11-16ContractSigned by Orioles 
2004-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency 
2004-06-22TradeTraded by Padres to Orioles June 22 2004 
2004-01-30ContractSigned by Padres 
2003-07-01ContractSigned by independent Gary (Northern) 
2003-05-01ContractSigned by independent Joliet (Northern) 
2002-06-28Released by Indians. 
2001-02-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
2000-12-21Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-06-04Contractsigned 
* 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
1998Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll24170,000-81247-1,276,192170,000170,000
1999Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll25200,000-80740-1,454,491200,000370,000
2000Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll26175,000-79539-1,394,248200,000545,000
2005Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll31300,000-79432-2,189,055300,000845,000
2006Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll32335,000-66025182,365,072327,0001,180,000
2007Detroit TigersTeam Payroll33380,000-73728-2,459,737380,0001,560,000
2008Houston AstrosTeam Payroll34390,000-75332-2,696,252390,0001,950,000
2009Houston AstrosTeam Payroll351,000,000-41317482,746,792400,0002,950,000
2010Houston AstrosTeam Payroll361,600,000-35713612,812,412400,0004,550,000
2011New York MetsTeam Payroll37900,000-45414492,722,607414,0005,450,000
2012New York MetsTeam Payroll381,000,000-41814532,954,887480,0006,450,000
2013New York MetsTeam Payroll39490,0008.00777534-3,023,990490,0006,940,0002012-11-26 - Signed to minor league contract
* 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