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Mike FontenotTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2014 MLB Years: 2005-2012
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

Positions2B-1022, 3B-178, SS-96, OF-2, DH-1Position when Drafted2BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael Eugene Fontenot
Height5-8Weight160BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJune 9,1980 [38.161]PlaceSlidell,Louisiana
High SchoolSalmen (Slidell,LA)
CollegeLouisiana State University (Baton Rouge,LA)

DraftedSelected by the Baltimore Orioles [Team Picks] in the 1st round (19th overall) of the 2001 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Tampa Bay Rays [Team Picks] in the 21st round (625th overall) of the 1999 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$1,500,000Signing ScoutsMike TullierService Time5.053 (2013)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2003-BAL-#6 ... 2004-BAL-#9 ... 2005-BAL-#7
MLB DebutApril 13,2005 [24.308]
OrganizationsCHN [6] BAL [3] SFN [2] TBA [2] PHI [1] Awards5
TBC Player ID5318Retrosheet IDfontm001MLBAM ID430917
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Player Notes:   MVP of the Cape Cod Summer League in 2000
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed52Power61Contact56XBH57RBIs54Runs48Hitting72Durability63Team.513Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2000Louisiana State UniversitSECNCAA-12b2069292931031331764814165151404.353.452.5921.04417333353.402.239.404.44811.6118.411.594.8217.1832.04
2001Louisiana State UniversitSECNCAA-12b215922164751301450404574110202.339.386.588.97413027241.298.249.258.4132.901.660.575.8115.7936.00
2002Frederick KeysCaroA+bal32b221224816112716485313942117109513.264.333.364.69717528547.330.100.195.3117.6821.392.791.4660.1322.05
2003Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-2b23126449631462451266165508984436.325.399.481.88021641515.381.156.292.3839.7117.281.782.3337.4228.08
2004Ottawa LynxILAAAbal62b241365247314630108491474811194509.279.346.420.76622048590.337.141.246.3358.1418.812.311.3665.5032.88
2005Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn122b-3b2511137960103221063932597763234.272.377.430.80716338449.326.158.317.35413.1417.151.311.3463.1736.89
2005Chicago CubsNLMLBchn292572400000002010000.000.600.000.600005.000.0001.000.42840.000.000.000.000.000.00
2006Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn142b261113625410728283654476422524.296.375.450.82516338418.336.154.287.35811.2415.311.361.9145.2535.51
2007Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn14ss-2b27552114671174634311632121210.336.384.540.92411427231.374.204.289.3956.9313.852.002.6035.1738.03
2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn17,292b2786234326512432954224301305.278.336.402.7389419260.325.124.222.3258.4616.541.951.1578.0029.23
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn172b28119243427422194020345133121.305.395.514.90912532284.353.209.358.39411.9717.961.503.1727.0043.24
2009Chicago CubsNLMLBchn172b-3b29135377388922294341358320547.236.301.377.67814233419.276.141.241.2958.3519.812.372.1541.8937.08
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn172b3075169144811312012102831203.284.332.402.7346815185.331.118.172.3245.4115.142.800.54169.0031.25
2010San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn142b302871102020050251300000.282.329.310.63922276.345.028.070.2926.5817.112.600.000.0010.00
2010Totals for NL-NL         103240246813312514154131203.283.331.375.7069017261.335.092.142.3145.7515.712.730.38240.0025.00
2011Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn142b311032570013005400002.219.324.313.63710137.222.094.250.29413.5110.810.802.7032.0014.29
2011San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn14ss-2b3185220225015342151254812433.227.304.377.6818322252.267.150.282.2969.9219.051.921.5955.0044.00
2012Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi-3b-2b32165251660170051101001.308.368.481.84925758.375.173.269.3698.6218.972.201.7252.0043.75
2012Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi182b-3b324797132820150172310022.289.343.340.683333105.370.051.113.3006.6721.903.290.9597.0010.71
2013Durham BullsILAAAtba32b331204175311032244261378794319.264.335.379.71415838470.322.115.216.3177.8718.512.350.85104.2534.55
2014Durham BullsILAAAtba52b3411339835110241348524385454211.276.350.364.71414528454.341.088.204.3209.4718.721.980.66132.6725.45
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter58214131753748613271631711140289117151121.265.332.401.7335671261586.312.136.240.0008.8318.222.061.7052.3333.69
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter9203305455943199385737765313526774934291459.285.360.420.78013892943769.341.135.252.0009.3417.961.921.5157.9831.18
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter6722375331670159293725836172604713121201050.282.358.420.7789982252707.335.138.256.0009.6017.401.811.3764.1933.58
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter126449631462451266165508984436.325.399.481.88021641515.381.156.292.0009.7117.281.782.3337.4228.08
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1224816112716485313942117109513.264.333.364.69717528547.330.100.195.0007.6821.392.791.4660.1322.05
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1285131571782633111448464869261606.347.425.5911.01630360594.351.244.341.0008.0811.621.445.2216.5533.71
Chicago Cubs Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter42210251302766710221321271032059511616.269.338.419.757429991153.314.150.255.0008.9317.781.991.9146.5935.87
San Francisco Giants Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter113291327017342653306112433.241.310.361.67110524328.287.120.230.0009.1518.602.031.2272.7534.29
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4797132820150172310022.289.343.340.683333105.370.051.113.0006.6721.903.290.9597.0010.71
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623934910424484553398032436.265.332.401.73315835441.312.136.240.0008.8318.222.061.7052.3333.69
Average Minor - Per 162 games16258280166357106611562119965210.285.360.420.78024552664.341.135.252.0009.3417.961.921.5157.9831.18

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2002Frederick Keys CaroA+bal222B116--1993272559551526.9554.53------12295.183.5
2003Bowie Baysox EastAAbal232B114--2263171869561543.9684.76------12690.580.9
2004Ottawa Lynx ILAAAbal242B135--2523302285604582.9644.31------13699.393.8
2005Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn252B63--145162548312307.9844.87------11156.845.3
2005Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn253B41--2268889890.9182.20------11136.929.5
2005Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn25SS3--32--551.0001.67------1112.72.2
2005Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn25OF1---------------1110.90.7
2006Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn262B92--1852581062453443.9784.82------11182.963.9
2006Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn263B6--33--661.0001.00------1115.44.2
2006Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn26SS2---31143.7501.50------1111.81.4
2007Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn27SS24--2763299290.9783.75------5543.616.7
2007Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn272B19--36481138584.9884.42------5534.513.2
2007Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn273B15--624133130.9682.00------5527.310.4
2007Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn27OF1---------------551.80.7
2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn272B6250468112128633246240.9763.870.51-----8672.138.3
2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27SS33192-2-42.5000.670.11-----863.51.9
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn282B8249498101143127245244.9962.980.49-----11968.950.9
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28SS1-1-------------1190.80.6
2009Chicago CubsNLMLBchn292B7063529112149336264261.9893.730.49-----13551.943.5
2009Chicago CubsNLMLBchn293B5037360267747107103.9632.060.29-----13537.031.1
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn302B33292516264416130126.9693.820.50-----7544.020.4
2010San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn302B169972332255755.9653.440.57-----2857.19.9
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn303B13768317212220.9091.540.29-----7517.38.0
2010San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn303B632615-1661.0001.000.23-----2821.43.7
2010San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30SS5329471-1211.9172.200.38-----2817.93.1
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30SS443279-216161.0004.000.50-----755.32.5
2011Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn312B9--1115-626261.0002.89------1090.06.3
2011Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn31SS1--31-1441.0004.00------1010.00.7
2011San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31SS37332843884418126122.9683.300.43-----8543.522.8
2011San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn312B23161553247378279.9633.430.51-----8527.114.2
2011San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn313B8130-6-1661.0000.750.20-----859.44.9
2012Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi323B7--69-115151.0002.14------1643.84.9
2012Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi322B7--2319-442421.0006.00------1643.84.9
2012Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi32SS1--11-1221.0002.00------166.30.7
2012Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi322B17131232830356158.9513.410.47-----4736.210.5
2012Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi323B12977518232523.9201.920.30-----4725.57.4
2012Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32DH1---------------472.10.6
2013Durham Bulls ILAAAtba332B82--138189649333327.9823.99------12068.356.9
2013Durham Bulls ILAAAtba33SS15--1729455046.9203.07------12012.510.4
2013Durham Bulls ILAAAtba333B13--1023223533.9432.54------12010.89.0
2014Durham Bulls ILAAAtba342B82--125215955349340.9744.15------11372.656.9
2014Durham Bulls ILAAAtba343B7--415122019.9502.71------1136.24.9
MLB Totals for 2B - 6 season(s)-   2B30322921214705932212910851063.9803.510.50-----3030.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B895756135123813166158.9521.780.28-----890.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 4 season(s)-   SS504336551100720158151.9563.020.41-----500.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 8 season(s)-   2B489--91512365332222042151.9764.40------4890.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 6 season(s)-   3B89--511421216205193.9412.17------890.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 6 season(s)-   SS46--5199717157150.9553.26------460.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF2---------------20.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B114--2263171869561543.9684.76------1140.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B116--1993272559551526.9554.53------1160.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2002Frederick Keys CaroA+bal22---116-------
2003Bowie Baysox EastAAbal23---114-------
2004Ottawa Lynx ILAAAbal24---135-------
2005Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn25---63341---1-
2006Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn26---9226-----
2007Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn27---192415---1-
2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27---623------
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28---821------
2009Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29---70-50-----
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30---33413-----
2010San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30---1656-----
2011Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn31---91------
2011San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31---23378-----
2012Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi32---717-----
2012Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32---17-12----1
2013Durham Bulls ILAAAtba33---821513-----
2014Durham Bulls ILAAAtba34---82-7-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2000Wareham GatemenCape Cod LeagueCollege2034121223912114258172600000.322.406.388.794474138.404.066.34712.3218.841.530.72121.0010.26
2002Maryvale SaguarosArizona Fall LgMinor222975142111270082200003.280.349.400.74930483.373.120.2279.6426.512.752.4137.5019.05
2006Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2621000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2008Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB282858101532271261411001.259.338.483.82128766.310.224.3109.0921.212.333.0329.0046.67
2008Chicago CubsDiv SeriesMLB2836020000000000000.333.333.333.666206.333.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2009Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2925781323423140081800201.295.352.513.86540988.339.218.3219.0920.452.253.4126.0039.13
2010Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB30236292221215015900100.355.397.516.91332568.385.161.2267.3513.241.802.9431.0022.73
2010San Francisco GiantsDiv SeriesMLB3036110100000200000.167.167.500.667316.250.333.3330.0033.330.000.000.00100.00
2010San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB3048020000101200000.250.333.250.583209.333.000.25011.1122.222.000.000.000.00
2011San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB31215691760190041000100.304.344.464.80826761.348.160.2326.5616.392.501.6456.0041.18
2012San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3213365104003004500101.278.341.389.73014441.313.111.2229.7612.201.250.000.0040.00
2013Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB332645271004217910102.156.278.178.4568154.189.022.20012.9616.671.290.000.0014.29
2014Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB341119421008001100100.105.143.158.3013121.105.053.1054.764.761.000.000.0050.00
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs34121223912114258172600000.322.406.388.794474138.404.066.34712.3218.841.530.72121.0010.26
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs2975142111270082200003.280.349.400.74930483.373.120.2279.6426.512.752.4137.5019.05
MLB Spring Training Totals - 8 yrs149355529621586034356621705.270.333.425.75815134400.306.155.2518.7516.501.892.0044.3835.42
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs612130100000200000.250.250.417.6675112.300.167.1670.0016.670.000.000.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs48020000101200000.250.333.250.583209.333.000.25011.1122.222.000.000.000.00

Awards [5]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
20001st Team College Freshman All-American (2B) ... College World Series All-Tournament Team (2B)2
2001Southeastern Conference All-Conference Team (2B)1
2003Baltimore Orioles Minor League Player of the Year ... Eastern League All-Star Team (2B)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2014-11-083B-2BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency34.152  
2014-04-123B-2BTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Durham (AAA)33.307Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2014-03-293B-2BTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract33.293Team Roster on 2014-03-29
2014-01-113B-2BWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract33.216Team Roster on 2014-01-11
2013-11-103B-2BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency33.154  
2013-04-063B-2BTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Durham (AAA)32.301Team Roster on 2013-04-06
2012-11-293B-2BTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract32.173Team Roster on 2012-11-29
2012-08-053bFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Phillies32.057  
2012-08-013bPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for assignment32.053Team Roster on 2012-08-01
2012-05-123bPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Lehigh Valley (AAA)31.337Team Roster on 2012-05-12
2012-04-20IFPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)31.315Team Roster on 2012-04-20
2012-04-13SSPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract31.308Team Roster on 2012-04-13
2012-03-303B-2BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Giants31.294  
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-03-30Released by Giants 
2011-07-08InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-05-26InjuredDisabled -- Left groin strain 
2010-08-11TradeTraded by Cubs to Giants for Evan Crawford 
2005-02-02TradeTraded by Orioles with Jerry Hairston and Dave Crouthers to Cubs for Sammy Sosa. 
2001-09-05Contractsigned 
* 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
2001Baltimore Orioles-211,500,000-------1,500,000Signing Bonus out of 2001 Draft (1st round - 19th overall)
2005Chicago CubsTeam Payroll25300,000-79434-2,189,055300,0001,800,000
2007Chicago CubsTeam Payroll27380,000-73731-2,459,737380,0002,180,000
2008Chicago CubsTeam Payroll28405,000-59325352,696,252390,0002,585,000
2009Chicago CubsTeam Payroll29430,000-56324302,746,792400,0003,015,000
2010San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll301,000,000-41318542,812,412400,0004,015,000
2010Chicago CubsTeam Payroll301,000,000-41316542,812,412400,0004,015,000
2011San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll311,050,000-42420542,722,607414,0005,065,000
2012Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll32480,000-76030-2,954,887480,0005,545,0002012-04-13 - 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