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Current Status
Free Agent since 2015-11-11 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
Michael Steven Hessman
Stat Years
1996-2015  [mlb] 2003-2010
Height/Weight
6-5 / 215
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
3B (1452) ... 1B (469) ... OF (84) ... SS (16) ... LF (12) ... 2B (5) ... RF (4) ... P (4) ... C (1) ... CF (1)
Draft Position
1B-p
Born Date/Place
High School
Mater Dei (Santa Ana,CA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Atlanta Braves in Round #15 (#452 overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
2003-08-22 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.170)
Service Time
1.001 (2009)
Organizations
ATL [9] DET [7] NYN [1] HOU [1] CIN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 5667 ... retro id: hessm001 ... mlbam id: 425634
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1996Gulf Coast Braves GCLRkatl-183b-1b---153190134110111511124144010.216.277.295.5722105612.142.079.2705.7119.523.42190.00.4829.3
    1997Macon BravesSALAatl-193b---2122459691082502174024116760206.235.305.427.73250819646.277.192.3198.0732.874.0721.94.1342.6
    1998Danville 97sCaroA+atl-203b---311844547892102063333017260206.200.259.382.64148317041.249.182.2716.2135.615.7322.24.1446.1
    1999Myrtle Beach PelicansCaroA+atl22213b---4103365629025023540347135110333.247.347.504.85142618448.378.257.31911.0331.692.8715.95.4053.3
    2000Greenville BravesSouAAatl38223b---512743752802311950313717880209.183.258.371.62948416243.277.188.2527.6436.784.8123.03.9353.8
    2001Greenville BravesSouAAatl-233b---6129478661102322680243912470025.230.298.450.74852421551.297.220.2567.4423.663.1818.44.9646.4
    2002Richmond BravesILAAAatl-243b---713448467127281267715341071004213.262.321.486.80753223555.285.224.2856.3920.113.1518.64.8943.3
    2003Danville BravesAppRkatl-25of---8515110002002210200.067.200.067.2672010.133.000.06710.0010.001.000.00.000.0
    2003Richmond BravesILAAAatl-251b---8963594789153165231248740806.248.296.440.73639515834.265.192.2776.0822.033.6322.44.0538.2
    2003Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl1225lf-1bL-S-E-P81921262023005600012.286.423.6671.09026144.619.381.30819.2323.081.2010.57.6966.7
    2004Richmond BravesILAAAatl15263b-1b---9782654876141195440286570436.287.365.562.92730414934.396.275.3089.2121.382.3213.96.2544.7
    2004Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl15261bL-S-E-P929698930250012410000.130.155.261.41671185.145.131.1631.4133.8024.0034.52.8255.6
    2005Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet25273b---1013447369101191287454581541132311.214.313.436.74954720648.347.222.24910.6028.152.6616.95.1247.5
    2006Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet27283b---1110134545571102449314512940015.165.269.406.67539414035.377.241.17211.4232.742.8714.46.0961.4
    2007Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet27293b---12117422711072423110161164153615410.254.356.540.89649822857.427.286.31312.8530.722.3913.66.2253.3
    2007Detroit TigersALMLBdet24291bL-S-E-P121751712004120051700100.235.298.471.76957244.333.236.2588.7729.823.4012.87.0233.3
    2008Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet27303b---131083998310820534723359140100532.271.374.602.97647324059.479.331.32212.4729.602.3711.77.1954.6
    2008Detroit TigersALMLBdet26303bL-S-E-P131227681057002920000.296.387.8891.27631246.667.593.2316.4529.034.505.416.1375.0
    2009Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet27313b---141314665810130323773165171112415.217.324.442.76654820656.369.225.28311.8631.202.6320.34.2055.5
    2010Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn-321b---1514120000000000000.500.500.5001.000420.000.000.5000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2010Buffalo BisonsILAAAnyn27323b---15642484368200185800276040342.274.351.573.92428214238.407.299.2899.5721.282.2213.86.3855.9
    2010New York MetsNLMLBnyn19323b-1bL-S-E-P1532556721160082320012.127.262.255.51765144.273.128.19412.3135.382.8855.01.5457.1
    2011Orix Buffaloes---Intl----331b---16481309256061400114610002.192.261.377.6381424912.269.185.2447.7532.394.1821.74.2348.0
    2012Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAhou27341b---17123441731021903578014013660527.231.301.512.81349222654.370.281.2448.1327.643.4012.67.1152.9
    2013Louisville BatsILAAAcin---351b---18121420601013202556025313440516.240.328.495.82348220857.376.255.28611.0027.802.5316.85.1956.4
    2014Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet27363b---19116420621041822864525311630939.248.330.500.83048521048.386.252.26710.9323.922.1915.05.7746.2
    2015Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet27371b---2011440548962541657305710390422.237.341.437.77847517745.348.200.27612.0021.681.8125.33.3746.9
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)109223294281143300217950124.188.272.422.6942509423.327.234.2148.4031.603.7615.95.6054.8
    National League Totals (3 yrs)8014516227151400145330024.152.241.317.5581624613.262.165.1958.6432.723.7929.03.0959.1
    American League Totals (2 yrs)29781320109190072620100.256.330.615.945884810.449.359.2507.9529.553.718.710.2350.0
    Minor League Totals209575401085175840226433120745458152374132106935113.233.316.466.78285663511861.341.233.2769.5127.712.9117.45.0549.0
    Minor: Intl Totals481309256061400114610002.192.261.377.6381424912.269.185.2447.7532.394.1821.74.2348.0
    Minor: Rk Totals59209154410111711144354210.211.274.282.5562345912.139.071.2575.9818.383.07209.00.4327.3
    Minor: A Totals122459691082502174024116760206.235.305.427.73250819646.277.192.3198.0732.874.0721.94.1342.6
    Minor: A+ Totals221810109179460431173677307170539.221.300.437.73790935489.307.216.2928.4733.773.9918.84.7349.7
    Minor: AA Totals2569151181904634513055763021502214.208.279.412.691100837794.287.204.2547.5429.963.9720.34.4649.5
    Minor: AAA Totals1437514777412372752232386936316071555896582984.240.328.491.81959072525620.369.251.27510.2826.322.5615.95.4750.1
    Atlanta Braves Totals (2 yrs)4890101550480063010012.167.227.356.58397329.256.189.1966.1930.935.0022.54.1260.0
    New York Mets Totals (1 yrs)32556721160082320012.127.262.255.51765144.273.128.19412.3135.382.8855.01.5457.1
    Detroit Tigers Totals (2 yrs)29781320109190072620100.256.330.615.945884810.449.359.2507.9529.553.718.710.2350.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    2001Greenville BravesSouAAatl-231---000.0010001101.01000020001.009.000.000.0018.000.000.00.000
    2001Minor Totals: ATLbyYearAA----231---000.0010001101.01000020001.009.000.000.0018.000.002.00.000
    2005Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet25272---000.0010001100.21000000001.5013.500.000.000.000.000.00.000
    2005Minor Totals: DETbyYearAAA----271---000.0010001100.71000000005.0045.000.000.000.000.002.00.000
    2009Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet27313---014.5020001202.03210101002.0013.500.004.500.009.000.00.000
    2009Minor Totals: DETbyYearAAA----311---014.5020001202.03210101002.0013.500.004.500.009.000.00.000
    Minor League Totals012.8140003403.75210121001.8814.060.002.815.635.632.00.000
    Minor: AA Totals000.0010001101.01000020001.009.000.000.0018.000.002.00.000
    Minor: AAA Totals014.0930002302.74210101002.2716.360.004.090.008.180.00.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1996Gulf Coast Braves GCLRk181B1600.01349213145143.9868.900.0027.130.22
    1996Gulf Coast Braves GCLRk183B2300.01431815345.8492.000.0039.043.42
    1996Gulf Coast Braves GCLRk18OF1000.0151111716.9411.600.0016.918.96
    1997Macon BravesSALA193B11600.0741842917287258.8992.200.0082.995.11
    1998Danville 97sCaroA+203B11200.0621921816272254.9342.300.0080.094.91
    1999Myrtle Beach PelicansCaroA+213B9700.074132138219206.9412.100.0069.894.21
    1999Myrtle Beach PelicansCaroA+21SS600.05180423231.0003.800.004.35.84
    2000Greenville BravesSouAA223B12300.0672192317309286.9262.300.0088.596.91
    2001Greenville BravesSouAA231B500.02510026261.0005.200.003.63.94
    2001Greenville BravesSouAA233B11300.0742172620317291.9182.600.0081.387.61
    2001Greenville BravesSouAA23OF1800.0243102827.9641.500.0012.914.07
    2001Greenville BravesSouAA23P100.0000000.0000.000.000.70.826
    2002Richmond BravesILAAA241B1400.0998111108107.9917.600.009.910.45
    2002Richmond BravesILAAA243B11600.0722001712289272.9412.300.0081.786.61
    2003Danville BravesAppRk25OF300.03000331.0001.000.004.560.06
    2003Richmond BravesILAAA251B5400.039228233422420.9957.800.0037.856.32
    2003Richmond BravesILAAA253B1900.01239225351.9622.700.0013.319.82
    2003Richmond BravesILAAA25OF2400.0363104039.9751.600.0016.825.07
    2003Atlanta BravesNLMLB251B4327.03010331311.0007.801.152.521.14
    2003Atlanta BravesNLMLB253B3011.00300331.0001.000.271.915.83
    2003Atlanta BravesNLMLB25LF7012.1401054.8000.600.334.336.83
    2003Atlanta BravesNLMLB25RF103.0000000.0000.000.000.65.35
    2004Richmond BravesILAAA261B3100.01568224166164.9885.300.0022.039.72
    2004Richmond BravesILAAA262B400.03502881.0002.000.002.85.16
    2004Richmond BravesILAAA263B4100.0267528103101.9812.500.0029.152.62
    2004Richmond BravesILAAA26OF1300.01320115151.0001.200.009.216.77
    2004Atlanta BravesNLMLB261B16990.196446104100.9626.301.119.955.23
    2004Atlanta BravesNLMLB263B7229.0214211816.8892.300.554.324.13
    2004Atlanta BravesNLMLB26LF3217.04000441.0001.300.241.910.36
    2005Toledo Mud HensILAAA271B3100.0278210262992991.0009.600.0021.523.12
    2005Toledo Mud HensILAAA273B7500.052169316224221.9872.900.0052.156.01
    2005Toledo Mud HensILAAA27OF1600.01710018181.0001.100.0011.111.97
    2005Toledo Mud HensILAAA27P100.0000000.0000.000.000.70.724
    2006Toledo Mud HensILAAA281B100.01410015151.00015.000.000.71.07
    2006Toledo Mud HensILAAA283B9800.082210823300292.9733.000.0069.097.01
    2006Toledo Mud HensILAAA28SS200.03500881.0004.000.001.42.04
    2007Toledo Mud HensILAAA291B100.09010109.9009.000.000.70.94
    2007Toledo Mud HensILAAA293B11500.081264934354345.9753.000.0080.498.31
    2007Detroit TigersALMLB291B121184.174201576761.0006.300.907.470.64
    2007Detroit TigersALMLB293B4328.01500661.0001.500.212.523.53
    2007Detroit TigersALMLB29LF104.01000111.0001.000.250.65.99
    2008Toledo Mud HensILAAA303B10400.081189516275270.9822.600.0072.296.31
    2008Toledo Mud HensILAAA30SS500.0212231614.8752.800.003.54.66
    2008Detroit TigersALMLB303B12770.0720132827.9642.300.397.4100.05
    2009Toledo Mud HensILAAA31C100.03000331.0003.000.000.70.85
    2009Toledo Mud HensILAAA311B1400.0968414108104.9637.400.009.810.73
    2009Toledo Mud HensILAAA312B100.0000000.0000.000.000.70.85
    2009Toledo Mud HensILAAA313B11000.0662391021315305.9682.800.0076.984.01
    2009Toledo Mud HensILAAA31SS300.01602771.0002.300.002.12.35
    2009Toledo Mud HensILAAA31LF100.0000000.0000.000.000.70.88
    2009Toledo Mud HensILAAA31CF100.0000000.0000.000.000.70.87
    2009Toledo Mud HensILAAA31RF300.04000441.0001.300.002.12.34
    2009Toledo Mud HensILAAA31P200.01000111.0000.500.001.41.524
    2010Buffalo BisonsILAAA321B700.06530668681.0009.700.004.910.95
    2010Buffalo BisonsILAAA323B4700.022105214129127.9842.700.0032.673.42
    2010New York MetsNLMLB321B6653.05010451511.0008.500.963.718.84
    2010New York MetsNLMLB323B8557.04130317171.0002.100.304.925.02
    2012Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAA341B10500.083863467905901.9968.600.0073.485.41
    2013Louisville BatsILAAA351B10300.081953578877872.9948.500.0071.585.11
    2013Louisville BatsILAAA353B500.047111211.9172.200.003.54.14
    2014Toledo Mud HensILAAA361B200.0820110101.0005.000.001.41.73
    2014Toledo Mud HensILAAA363B8600.0581791025247237.9602.800.0060.174.11
    2015Toledo Mud HensILAAA371B4700.035129431384380.9908.100.0032.641.22
    2015Toledo Mud HensILAAA373B1800.0533264038.9502.100.0012.515.83
    MLB Totals - (1B)38292542508428262258.9856.801.010.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)34171951455377269.9582.000.350.00.00
    MLB Totals - (LF)112339010109.9000.800.270.00.00
    MLB Totals - (RF)103000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (C)1003000331.0003.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)4100031252242329133723349.9938.200.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (2B)5003502881.0001.600.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)8340056117097117823412270.9702.700.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (SS)1000623253129.9352.900.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (LF)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (CF)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (RF)3004000441.0001.300.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)5300666117372.9861.400.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)3001000111.0000.300.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (1B)5002510026261.0005.200.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (3B)236001414364937626577.9222.400.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)1800243102827.9641.500.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (3B)209001363243124491460.9372.200.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (SS)6005180423231.0003.800.000.00.00
    A Totals - (3B)11600741842917287258.8992.200.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (1B)16001349213145143.9868.900.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (3B)23001431815345.8492.000.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (OF)1300181112019.9501.500.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1996Minor--16-23----10-
    1997Minor----116------
    1998Minor----112------
    1999Minor----976-----
    2000Minor----123------
    2001Minor1-5-113----18-
    2002Minor--14-116------
    2003MLB--4-3-7-1--
    2003Minor--54-19----27-
    2004MLB--16-7-3----
    2004Minor--31441----13-
    2005Minor1-31-75----16-
    2006Minor--1-982-----
    2007MLB--12-4-1----
    2007Minor--1-115------
    2008MLB----12------
    2008Minor----1045-----
    2009Minor211411103113--
    2010MLB--6-8------
    2010Minor--7-47------
    2012Minor--105--------
    2013Minor--103-5------
    2014Minor--2-86------
    2015Minor--47-18------
    Totals414695145216121484-