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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Michael Scott Layfield
Stat Years
1999-2007
Height/Weight
6-2 / 205
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (203)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1976-09-13 in Americus, Georgia   [43.301]
High School
Macon County (Montezuma,GA)
Colleges
Valdosta State University (Valdosta, Georgia)
Draft
Selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in Round #20 (#612 overall) of the 1999 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Roger Smith
MLB Debut
Service Time
Organizations
SLN [5]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 5960
Relations
TBC Apps
Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts53Walks30Hittable62SO/BB34vsPower62Hitting0Durability79Team.501Ratings Explained
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1999New Jersey CardinalsNYPLA-sln28221---223.15233001520834.1271612321264021.407.080.795.506.824.191.24.500
    1999Minor Totals: SLNbyYearA-----221---223.17233001520834.3271612321264021.417.130.795.546.864.221.24.500
    2000Peoria ChiefsMidwAsln-232---245.135300029531554.1654631440506021.9310.770.666.638.287.621.25.333
    2000Minor Totals: SLNbyYearA----231---245.165300029531554.3654631440506021.9410.810.676.658.327.651.25.333
    2001Potomac CannonsCaroA+sln33243---121.844700044473153.2361311118661021.016.040.173.0211.072.183.67.333
    2001Minor Totals: SLNbyYearA+----241---121.864700044473153.7361311118661021.026.090.173.0511.172.203.67.333
    2002New Haven RavensEastAAsln-254---642.355800052582465.0542217524636021.207.480.693.328.723.052.63.600
    2002Minor Totals: SLNbyYearAA----251---642.355800052582465.0542217524636021.207.480.693.328.723.052.63.600
    2003Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln39265---034.3322000722227.0291313216173001.679.670.675.335.674.331.06.000
    2003Minor Totals: SLNbyYearAAA----261---034.3322000722227.0291313216173001.679.670.675.335.674.331.06.000
    2006Bridgeport BluefishAtlIndy----296---413.86520001652049.0492421323261001.479.000.554.224.784.411.13.800
    2006Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----291---413.86520001652049.0492421323261001.479.000.554.224.784.411.13.800
    2007Fort Worth CatsAmAsIndy----307---107.7150004524.27540252001.9313.500.003.869.649.642.501.000
    2007Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----301---108.5750004524.77540252002.1415.000.004.2910.7110.712.501.000
    Minor League Totals11153.2320330014720080234.3211110841511922220081.418.110.584.578.534.231.87.423
    Minor: Indy Totals514.23570002057253.7562925325313001.529.470.514.235.244.911.24.833
    Minor: A- Totals223.17233001520834.3271612321264021.417.130.795.546.864.221.24.500
    Minor: A Totals245.165300029531554.3654631440506021.9410.810.676.658.327.651.25.333
    Minor: A+ Totals121.864700044473153.7361311118661021.026.090.173.0511.172.203.67.333
    Minor: AA Totals642.355800052582465.0542217524636021.207.480.693.328.723.052.63.600
    Minor: AAA Totals034.3322000722227.0291313216173001.679.670.675.335.674.331.06.000
    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 Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2003Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln3926p1221000000000001000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals221000000000001000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals221000000000001000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    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 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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1999New Jersey CardinalsNYPLA-22P2300.02500771.0000.300.0030.3100.04
    2000Peoria ChiefsMidwA23P5300.046211210.8330.200.0038.7100.02
    2001Potomac CannonsCaroA+24P4700.02720119.8180.200.0033.6100.04
    2002New Haven RavensEastAA25P5800.0290011111.0000.200.0041.4100.01
    2003Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAA26P2200.00200221.0000.100.0015.4100.05
    AAA Totals - (P)22000200221.0000.100.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)5800290011111.0000.200.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)47002720119.8180.200.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)530046211210.8330.200.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (P)23002500771.0000.300.000.00.00
    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
    1999Minor23----------
    2000Minor53----------
    2001Minor47----------
    2002Minor58----------
    2003Minor22----------
    Totals203----------