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Nelson CruzTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Seattle Mariners MLB Years: 2005-2018
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PositionsRF-890, OF-701, DH-444, LF-119, CF-2Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameNelson Ramon Cruz
Height6-3Weight170BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 1,1980 [37.298]PlaceMonte Cristi,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1998 by the New York Mets.
Signing Bonus$15,000Signing ScoutsEddy ToledoService Time10.082 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2005-OAK-#10 ... 2006-MIL-#8
MLB DebutSeptember 17,2005 [25.078]
OrganizationsTEX [8] OAK [4] SEA [4] MIL [2] BAL [1] Awards12Awards Voting4-246
TBC Player ID5033Retrosheet IDcruzn002MLBAM ID443558
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001Arizona AthleticsArizRkoak-of2023881122313166342901001.250.283.409.69236793.339.159.239.2974.3031.187.253.2329.3331.82
2002Vancouver CanadiansNwstA-oak17of2163214235914042512195844102.276.316.397.7138518232.359.121.215.3143.8825.006.441.7253.5030.51
2003Kane County CougarsMidwAoak18of22104413579523217701042511681627.230.283.419.70217342453.273.189.264.3005.5225.614.643.7524.2944.21
2004Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-of23662615490271115284247340122.345.407.582.98915239290.444.237.345.4208.2825.173.043.7923.7343.33
2004Midland RockHoundsTexAAoak-of23672625182142144583266910004.313.377.542.91914230289.380.229.347.3939.0023.882.654.8418.7136.59
2004Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak-of23413431012001700000.231.286.538.8247214.400.307.385.3457.1450.007.007.1413.0066.67
2004Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         13753610917542326991675114950126.326.390.562.95230171593.412.236.347.4058.6025.132.924.3820.6240.57
2005Huntsville StarsSouAAmil18of246824845761901654103317140307.306.388.577.96514335286.366.271.423.41010.8424.832.295.5915.5046.05
2005Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil37of24602083356130112794306280024.269.382.490.87210224246.333.221.389.37912.2025.202.074.4718.9142.86
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         128456781323202781197611331203211.289.385.537.92224559532.351.248.408.39611.4725.002.185.0816.8944.70
2005Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil8rf2485111000002000000.200.429.400.829217.200.200.600.38028.570.000.000.000.00100.00
2006Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil37of251043716811222120731764210060426.302.378.528.90619643423.361.226.369.3869.9323.642.384.7318.5538.39
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex17rf25411301529306221073200101.223.261.385.646509138.247.162.223.2785.0723.194.574.3521.6731.03
2007Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex-of2644162325791154512213420213.352.428.6981.12611325187.365.346.469.46911.2318.181.628.0210.8043.86
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex17rf2696307357215293424218721115.235.287.384.67111826332.297.149.212.2936.3326.204.142.7134.1136.11
2008Arizona RangersArizRktex-of2714111001002100000.250.500.5001.000216.333.250.750.44633.3316.670.500.000.00100.00
2008Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex45of271033839313118337992485687504410.342.429.6951.12426658448.357.353.540.46912.5019.421.558.2610.3544.27
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         10438794132193371002485888504410.341.430.6931.12326859454.357.352.543.46912.7819.381.528.1510.4644.70
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex17rf273111519389172631172810021.330.421.6091.0307017133.388.279.443.43712.7821.051.655.2616.4344.74
2009Oklahoma City RedhawksPCLAAAtex-rf28310000000101500000.000.091.000.0910011.000.000.200.0649.0945.455.000.000.000.00
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex17rf281284627512021133762044911820269.260.332.524.85624255515.278.264.405.3639.5122.912.416.4114.0045.83
2010Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex39rf29311141001101000102.364.385.455.8405113.333.091.273.3587.690.000.000.000.0025.00
2010Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAtex-rf29519141004002500103.211.273.263.5365122.267.052.158.2439.0922.732.500.000.0025.00
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         830282005103500205.267.314.333.64710235.296.066.200.2868.5714.291.670.000.0025.00
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex17rf291083996012731322781743881116512.318.374.576.95023056445.348.258.386.4048.5418.202.134.9418.1444.09
2011Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex-rf30311121001001000001.182.250.273.5233112.182.091.182.2388.330.000.000.000.0050.00
2011Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex-rf30311350034002100010.455.5381.2731.81114313.286.8181.000.72815.387.690.5023.083.6760.00
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         622471035003100011.318.400.7731.17317425.222.455.591.48312.004.000.3312.007.3357.14
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex17rf30124475641252812987953311620318.263.312.509.82124258513.288.246.324.3536.4322.613.525.6516.3846.40
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex17rf31159585861524502490844814050427.260.319.460.77926969642.301.200.289.3367.4821.812.923.7424.3845.39
2013Texas RangersALMLBtex17rf321094134911018027765135109404214.266.327.506.83320945456.295.240.334.3597.6823.903.115.9215.3040.91
2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23dh-lf3315961387166322401084555140505817.271.333.525.85832274678.288.254.343.3708.1120.652.555.9015.3344.58
2015Seattle MarinersALMLBsea23rf-dh34152590901782214493325916450196.302.369.566.93533467655.350.264.366.3969.0125.042.786.7213.4137.64
2016Seattle MarinersALMLBsea23d3515558996169271431052062159970515.287.364.555.91932771667.326.268.377.3879.3023.842.566.4513.7042.01
2017Seattle MarinersALMLBsea23dh36155556911602803911911701401207715.288.375.549.92430567645.315.261.387.38510.8521.712.006.0514.2641.88
2018Seattle MarinersALMLBseadh3713515123047002800011.235.264.529.79327753.205.294.333.3323.7715.094.007.5512.7558.33
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter14385290773145928312327921753149813224893449111.276.342.519.86127476225879.308.243.346.0008.4722.492.655.5616.1842.63
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter72426894787991671115251910738278718426231452.297.369.537.90614443303038.351.240.369.0009.1523.632.585.0017.6941.30
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter3261177234368645872545220155301210111026.313.399.597.9967031561364.351.284.444.00011.3622.071.946.3813.5342.39
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter141532981643523010119659140504014.308.380.551.93129367600.366.243.378.0009.8323.332.375.0017.7340.85
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter662615490271115284247340122.345.407.582.98915239290.444.237.345.0008.2825.173.043.7923.7343.33
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter104413579523217701042511681627.230.283.419.70217342453.273.189.264.0005.5225.614.643.7524.2944.21
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter63214235914042512195844102.276.316.397.7138518232.359.121.215.0003.8825.006.441.7253.5030.51
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter24921223413176363001001.250.296.413.70938899.339.163.261.0006.0630.305.003.0330.6734.78
Texas Rangers Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter796288640377317081574896523248711172211957.268.327.495.82214303353174.302.227.328.0007.8122.402.874.9518.3843.34
Seattle Mariners Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter47517862825198021303246319347126782237.291.367.556.9239932122020.326.265.375.0009.5523.322.446.4413.7440.85
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter15961387166322401084555140505817.271.333.525.85832274678.288.254.343.0008.1120.652.555.9015.3344.58
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter85111000002000000.200.429.400.829217.200.200.600.00028.570.000.000.000.00100.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16259687164321371048356149514613.276.342.519.86130970662.308.243.346.0008.4722.492.655.5616.1842.63
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626021071793723411624962161915312.297.369.537.90632374680.351.240.369.0009.1523.632.585.0017.6941.30

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2001Arizona Athletics ArizRkoak20OF21--301--31311.0001.48------2391.337.5
2002Vancouver Canadians NwstA-oak21OF62--9634-10399.9611.60------6398.481.6
2003Kane County Cougars MidwAoak22OF119--271861285279.9792.34------104114.499.2
2004Modesto A's CalifA+oak23OF65--158431165162.9822.49------6698.546.4
2004Midland RockHounds TexAAoak23OF66--128942141137.9722.08------6798.547.1
2004Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak23OF4--12---12121.0003.00------4100.02.8
2005Huntsville Stars SouAAmil24OF66--109841121117.9671.77------6897.147.5
2005Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil24OF58--107923118116.9832.00------6096.740.3
2005Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil24RF61164---441.0000.670.25-----875.03.7
2005Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil24LF2-2-------------825.01.2
2006Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil25OF95--187482199191.9602.01------10491.366.0
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex25RF3835307694-173731.0001.920.24-----4192.723.5
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex25CF2-3-------------414.91.2
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex25LF1-3-------------412.40.6
2007Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex26OF44--913119594.9892.14------44100.030.8
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex26RF8265604148551158153.9681.870.25-----9685.450.6
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex26LF1614118191--20201.0001.250.17-----9616.79.9
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex26DH1---------------961.00.6
2008Arizona Rangers ArizRktex27OF1--2---221.0002.00------1100.01.8
2008Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex27OF100--1691142184180.9781.80------10397.169.4
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex27RF3131274721217573.9732.350.27-----31100.019.1
2009Oklahoma City Redhawks PCLAAAtex28RF3--62--881.0002.67------3100.02.1
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex28RF12011710352941132308305.9902.540.29-----12893.874.1
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex28DH4---------------1283.12.5
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex28LF22177-1-87.8753.500.41-----1281.61.2
2010Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex29RF2--3-1-43.7501.50------366.71.4
2010Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAtex29RF4--8---881.0002.00------580.02.8
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex29RF9491799228351236231.9792.460.29-----10887.058.0
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex29LF14108822---22221.0001.570.25-----10813.08.6
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex29DH2---------------1081.91.2
2011Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex30RF1--2---221.0002.00------333.30.7
2011Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex30RF3--6---661.0002.00------3100.02.1
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex30RF10998863215551225220.9782.020.25-----12487.967.3
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex30LF18161352911-3130.9681.670.22-----12414.511.1
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex31RF1511461286286942299295.9871.950.23-----15995.093.2
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex31DH7---------------1594.44.3
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex31LF62212---221.0000.330.10-----1593.83.7
2013Texas RangersALMLBtex32RF10210290619513-199196.9851.920.22-----10993.662.6
2013Texas RangersALMLBtex32DH7---------------1096.44.3
2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33DH89---------------15956.054.9
2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33LF60605011132--1151151.0001.920.23-----15937.737.0
2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33RF11107919---19191.0001.730.24-----1596.96.8
2015Seattle MarinersALMLBsea34RF8080704151641161157.9751.960.22-----15252.649.4
2015Seattle MarinersALMLBsea34DH72---------------15247.444.4
2016Seattle MarinersALMLBsea35DH107---------------15569.066.0
2016Seattle MarinersALMLBsea35RF4848400762117978.9871.630.20-----15531.029.6
2017Seattle MarinersALMLBsea36DH147---------------15594.890.7
2017Seattle MarinersALMLBsea36RF55287---771.0001.400.25-----1553.23.1
MLB Totals for RF - 13 season(s)-   RF8778297301176447321118431811.9832.060.25-----8770.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 9 season(s)-   DH436---------------4360.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 8 season(s)-   LF11910488519242-198196.9901.650.22-----1190.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF2-3-------------20.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF301--56627158608593.9751.97------3010.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 3 season(s)-   RF10--202--22221.0002.20------100.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF132--2371783262254.9691.92------1320.00.0
AA Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF3--5-1-65.8331.67------30.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF65--158431165162.9822.49------650.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF119--271861285279.9792.34------1190.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF62--9634-10399.9611.60------620.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF22--321--33331.0001.50------220.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2001Arizona Athletics ArizRkoak20---------21-
2002Vancouver Canadians NwstA-oak21---------62-
2003Kane County Cougars MidwAoak22---------119-
2004Modesto A's CalifA+oak23---------65-
2004Midland RockHounds TexAAoak23---------66-
2004Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak23---------4-
2005Huntsville Stars SouAAmil24---------66-
2005Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil24---------58-
2005Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil24------2-6--
2006Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil25---------95-
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex25------1238--
2007Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex26---------44-
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex26------16-82-1
2008Arizona Rangers ArizRktex27---------1-
2008Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex27---------100-
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex27--------31--
2009Oklahoma City Redhawks PCLAAAtex28--------3--
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex28------2-120-4
2010Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex29--------2--
2010Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAtex29--------4--
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex29------14-94-2
2011Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex30--------1--
2011Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex30--------3--
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex30------18-109--
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex31------6-151-7
2013Texas RangersALMLBtex32--------102-7
2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33------60-11-89
2015Seattle MarinersALMLBsea34--------80-72
2016Seattle MarinersALMLBsea35--------48-107
2017Seattle MarinersALMLBsea36--------5-147

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB25193781331390061100001.351.442.7301.17227743.435.379.54113.9525.581.836.9812.3353.85
2007Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB26174781431310204910001.298.365.596.96128752.314.298.4267.6917.312.255.7715.6750.00
2008Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2727433920280031200001.209.261.395.65617446.241.186.2566.5226.094.004.3521.5044.44
2009Dominican RepublicWBCTournament28311230011002300000.273.385.545.9306113.286.272.45515.3823.081.507.6911.0033.33
2009Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB281955161651616106900100.291.355.7451.100411262.244.454.5829.6814.521.509.689.1775.00
2010Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB292366162480520008910100.364.434.7121.146471376.358.348.47010.5311.841.136.5813.2054.17
2010Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB29520582033100600001.400.400.9501.35019520.455.550.6000.0030.000.0015.006.6762.50
2010Texas RangersChamp. SeriesMLB29620673025003600010.350.435.8001.23516523.417.450.60013.0426.092.008.7010.0071.43
2010Texas RangersWorld SeriesMLB29520242013000500000.200.200.450.6509320.214.250.2500.0025.000.005.0020.0075.00
2011Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB302162914601130071400102.226.300.371.67123770.271.145.25810.0020.002.001.4362.0050.00
2011Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB30415110000000500001.067.067.067.1341015.100.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2011Texas RangersChamp. SeriesMLB306227820613012410001.364.4401.2731.71328825.167.909.9558.0016.002.0024.003.67100.00
2011Texas RangersWorld SeriesMLB30725550023005500010.200.333.440.77311230.167.240.44016.6716.671.006.6712.5040.00
2012Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB31215541340190141420001.236.311.364.67520561.300.128.1826.5622.953.501.6455.0038.46
2012Texas RangersWild CardMLB3114020000000000000.500.500.5001.000204.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2013Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB3213373920210001800101.243.256.459.71517439.250.216.2432.5620.518.005.1318.5044.44
2014Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB3314396116004005810000.282.378.436.81417645.355.154.28211.1117.781.600.000.0054.55
2014Baltimore OriolesDiv SeriesMLB33312460025000300000.500.5001.0001.50012212.571.500.5000.0025.000.0016.676.0033.33
2014Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB33416141002002200001.250.333.313.6465118.286.063.18811.1111.111.000.000.0025.00
2015Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB34225571700410008710202.309.394.527.92129466.283.218.36412.1210.610.886.0613.7523.53
2016San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3518546920490041710001.167.237.426.66323659.152.259.3336.7828.814.256.7813.5066.67
2017Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB36123051160290051100000.367.457.7671.22423835.529.400.56714.2931.432.205.7115.0072.73
2018Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB371125450024006710002.200.375.440.81511232.188.240.48018.7521.881.176.2512.5040.00
World Baseball Classic Totals - 1 yrs311230011002300000.273.385.545.9306113.286.272.45515.3823.081.507.6911.0033.33
MLB Spring Training Totals - 13 yrs23760595165473351313167136806012.273.350.534.88432385686.295.261.3759.7719.832.035.1017.2951.52
MLB Playoffs - Wild Card Totals - 1 yrs14020000000000000.500.500.5001.000204.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs1247101520581001400002.319.319.6811.00032747.357.362.3830.0029.790.0010.649.4046.67
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs16581419608200171210012.328.409.8451.254491466.289.517.62110.6118.181.7112.127.2573.68
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs12457920360051000010.200.280.444.72420550.188.244.35610.0020.002.006.0015.0055.56

Awards [12]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2008Pacific Coast League All-Star (OF) ... Pacific Coast League Most Valuable Player2
2010American League Player of the Week (May 17-May 23)1
2011ALCS Most Valuable Player1
2013World Baseball Classic All-Star (OF)1
2014American League Player of the Week (May 26-June 1) ... American League Player of the Week (September 1-September 7)2
2015AL Player of the Month (April) ... AL Silver Slugger Award (OF) ... American League Player of the Week (April 13-April 19)3
2017AL Silver Slugger Award (DH) ... Edgar Martinez Award (Outstanding MLB DH)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-04-14DHSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL37.287Team Roster on 2018-04-14
2018-04-03DHSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Sprained right ankle37.276Team Roster on 2018-04-03
2014-12-05DHSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 4-year contract for 2015-2018 ($58m)34.157Team Roster on 2014-12-05
2014-10-31dhFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency34.122  
2014-02-25dhBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($8m)33.239Team Roster on 2014-02-25
2013-10-31dhFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency33.122  
2013-09-29dhTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated from suspension33.090Team Roster on 2013-09-29
2013-08-05dhTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YRestrictedOff-RosterSuspended for 50 games for violating MLB drug program33.035Team Roster on 2013-08-05
2012-02-09rfTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 2-year contract for 2012-2013 ($16m) [Avoided arbitration] 31.223Team Roster on 2012-02-09
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-09-13InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-08-30InjuredDisabled -- Left Hamstring Strain 
2011-05-23InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-05-07InjuredDisabled -- Strained right quad muscle 
2010-08-30InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-08-16InjuredDisabled -- Strained Left Hamstring 
2010-06-22InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-05-30InjuredDisabled -- Strained Left Hamstring 
2010-05-14InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-04-27InjuredDisabled -- Strained Right Hamstring 
2009-08-20InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-08-14InjuredDisabled -- Left ankle sprain 
2008-02-15ContractSigned by Rangers (1-year) 
2006-07-28TradeTraded by Brewers with Carlos Lee to Rangers for Francisco Cordero, Kevin Mench, Laynce Nix and Julian Cordero 
2004-12-15TradeTraded by Athletics to Brewers 
2000-08-30TradeTraded by Mets to Athletics for SS Jorge Velandia 
1998-02-17ContractSigned as nondrafted free agent by Mets 
* 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1998New York Mets-1715,000-------15,000Signing Bonus as an amateur free agent
2005Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll24300,000-79430-2,189,055300,000315,000
2006Texas RangersTeam Payroll25327,000-74240-2,365,072327,000642,000
2007Texas RangersTeam Payroll26382,000-70726122,459,737380,0001,024,000
2008Texas RangersTeam Payroll27390,000-75330-2,696,252390,0001,414,000
2009Texas RangersTeam Payroll28408,070-66024182,746,792400,0001,822,070
2010Texas RangersTeam Payroll29440,000-54123402,812,412400,0002,262,070
2011Texas RangersTeam Payroll303,650,000-2341075++2,722,607414,0005,912,070
2012Texas RangersTeam Payroll316,250,000-150984++2,954,887480,00012,162,0702012-02-09 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2012-2013 ($16m) [Avoided arbitration]
2013Texas RangersTeam Payroll3210,250,000-85491++3,023,990490,00022,412,070
2014Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll338,000,000-138485++3,256,497500,00030,412,0702014-02-25 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($8m)
2015Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll3414,250,0008.08257394++3,571,283507,50044,662,0702014-12-05 - Signed to 4-year contract for 2015-2018 ($58m)
2016Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll3514,000,0009.08265393++3,498,245507,50058,662,070
2017Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll3614,000,00010.08267493++3,651,709535,00072,662,070
2018Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll3714,000,000-67592++4,360,045545,00086,662,070
* 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