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Zach SorensenTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1996-2007 MLB Years: 2003-2005
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League

PositionsSS-514, 2B-177, OF-95, 1B-27, 3B-17, LF-1, DH-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameZach H. Sorensen
Height6-0Weight190BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 3,1977 [41.263]PlaceSalt Lake City,Utah
High SchoolHighland (Salt Lake City,UT)
CollegeWichita State University (Wichita,KS)

DraftedSelected by the Cleveland Indians [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (63rd overall) of the 1998 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Baltimore Orioles [Team Picks] in the 16th round (444th overall) of the 1995 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$450,000
MLB DebutJune 3,2003 [26.151]
OrganizationsCLE [7] ANA [2] MIA [1] MIL [1] Awards3
TBC Player ID7094Retrosheet IDsorez001MLBAM ID400124
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Player Notes:   Member of the 1997 United States National Baseball team
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed71Power36Contact59XBH36RBIs44Runs58Hitting50Durability58Team.528Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1996Wichita State UniversityMVCNCAA-12b-ss19642254069134431158412714105.307.414.453.86710221272.333.146.360.38815.079.930.661.4756.2530.43
1997Wichita StateCollegeSo2b-ss20451775965141851183302300000.367.459.5931.05210523207.390.226.480.45714.4911.110.773.8622.1335.38
1998Wichita StateCollegeJr2b-ss21622621031112521794228553300000.424.524.7291.25319144317.443.305.569.53017.3510.410.605.3615.4139.64
1998Watertown IndiansNYPLA-cle-ss2153200386078426144353502002.300.404.475.8799519237.348.175.400.38814.7714.771.001.6950.0031.67
1999Kinston IndiansCaroA+cle4ss221305087912116775924126212628216.238.322.339.66117230582.302.101.246.30110.6521.652.031.2072.5724.79
2000Akron AerosEastAAcle9ss23963826299174638166426224308.259.333.372.70514227433.293.113.249.3169.7014.321.481.3963.6727.27
2000Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-ss2312385101102103900102.263.310.342.65213242.333.079.184.2907.1421.433.000.000.0020.00
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         108420671091856401764571244010.260.331.369.70015529475.297.109.243.3149.4714.951.581.2670.0026.61
2001Mahoning Valley ScrappersNYPLA-cle-ss241453101301111202801202.245.263.340.60318258.261.095.170.2583.4513.794.001.7253.0015.38
2001Akron AerosEastAAcle7ss2446194244561516108113003013.232.273.351.6246812208.252.119.186.2715.2914.422.732.4038.8026.67
2001Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-2b2427220001000000000.286.286.286.572207.286.000.000.2530.000.000.000.000.000.00
2001Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         62254366062628128133804215.236.271.346.6178814273.255.110.177.2684.7613.922.922.2042.3323.33
2002Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle42b-ss251204555512012127541362472115419.264.300.389.68917731499.297.125.193.2994.8114.433.001.4065.0025.83
2003Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle42b-of26612383957123329125224205403.239.299.353.6528418269.274.114.235.2888.1815.611.911.1279.3331.58
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22b2636372510120371300000.135.273.243.5169244.174.108.216.24715.9129.551.862.2737.0040.00
2004Akron AerosEastAAcle-ss2726931224211991171901200.258.366.333.699314113.307.075.344.32015.0416.811.120.8893.0016.67
2004Salt Lake StingersPCLAAAana37of279535973111164337225455806606.309.380.401.78114423416.355.092.265.34710.8213.941.290.72119.6720.72
2004Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-of2748000000001300010.000.111.000.111009.000.000.125.00011.1133.333.000.000.000.00
2004Totals for AAA-AAA         9936773111164337225466106616.302.375.392.76714423425.350.090.262.34010.8214.351.330.71122.3320.72
2004Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         12546085135185446316638007816.293.373.380.75317527538.341.087.278.33611.7114.871.270.74115.0020.00
2005Salt Lake StingersPCLAAAana-ss-1b287828747871132412193455110605.303.372.383.75511016338.360.080.240.33610.0616.271.620.59143.5018.39
2005Los Angeles Angels of AnaheimALMLBana512b281212321000000201000.167.167.250.4173113.200.083.083.1780.0015.380.000.000.0050.00
2006Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil92b2975202215371222542644113303.262.345.337.6826810245.321.075.208.30910.6117.961.690.82101.0018.87
2007Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAflo32b301122250001018401000.227.433.227.6605031.278.000.318.33925.8112.900.500.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter48495720120371501000.143.250.245.49512357.182.102.184.00012.2826.322.141.7549.0042.86
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter823304646980710746413461496133256776933449.265.335.371.70611291943487.310.106.244.0009.5216.261.711.1874.2924.04
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter4581616244445592417187743016328735024228.275.338.373.7116031001856.320.098.226.0008.7815.461.760.9295.0622.47
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter168669981682561263351570111285111.251.322.360.68224143754.283.109.244.0009.2814.721.591.5955.7525.60
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1305087912116775924126212628216.238.322.339.66117230582.302.101.246.00010.6521.652.031.2072.5724.79
A- Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter67253487379537164374303204.289.377.447.82411321295.329.158.352.00012.5414.581.161.6950.6028.77
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1716642022455272917655191268314105.369.470.5991.06939888796.391.230.474.00015.8310.430.663.6422.9035.92
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter36372510120371300000.135.273.243.5169244.174.108.216.00015.9129.551.862.2737.0040.00
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1212321000000201000.167.167.250.4173113.200.083.083.0000.0015.380.000.000.0050.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16216517247037010245103000.143.250.245.4954110192.182.102.184.00012.2826.322.141.7549.0042.86
Average Minor - Per 162 games162600921592198682912651121146110.265.335.371.70622238686.310.106.244.0009.5216.261.711.1874.2924.04

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1998Watertown Indians NYPLA-cle21SS52--711601225243231.9514.44------5398.168.4
1999Kinston Indians CaroA+cle22SS129--1753992268596574.9634.45------13099.294.2
2000Akron Aeros EastAAcle23SS96--1612881858467449.9614.68------96100.067.1
2000Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle23SS12--2842287270.9725.83------12100.08.3
2001Mahoning Valley Scrappers NYPLA-cle24SS8--1121163332.9704.00------1457.110.7
2001Akron Aeros EastAAcle24SS45--771401028227217.9564.82------4697.831.7
2001Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle242B2--34-1771.0003.50------2100.01.4
2002Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle252B62--126190545321316.9845.10------12051.743.1
2002Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle25SS55--85170842263255.9704.64------12045.838.2
2003Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle262B30--7074425148144.9734.80------6149.221.0
2003Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle26OF18--39-2-4139.9512.17------6129.512.6
2003Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle26SS9--1320333633.9173.67------6114.86.3
2003Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle263B4--3612109.9002.25------616.62.8
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle262B146711420253634.9442.430.48-----3638.98.6
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26SS311226-1881.0002.670.67-----368.31.9
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26LF1-2-------------362.80.6
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle263B1-1-------------362.80.6
2004Akron Aeros EastAAcle27SS25--4163221106104.9814.16------2696.217.7
2004Akron Aeros EastAAcle27OF2--3---331.0001.50------267.71.4
2004Salt Lake Stingers PCLAAAana27OF57--127631136133.9782.33------9560.039.6
2004Salt Lake Stingers PCLAAAana27SS27--5589725151144.9545.33------9528.418.8
2004Salt Lake Stingers PCLAAAana272B12--2132125453.9814.42------9512.68.3
2004Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle27OF3--8---881.0002.67------475.02.1
2006Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil292B38--5898-191561561.0004.11------7550.726.4
2006Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil29OF10--17---17171.0001.70------7513.36.9
2006Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil293B8--415212119.9052.38------7510.75.6
2006Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil29SS6--109-319191.0003.17------758.04.2
2006Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil291B3--7--1771.0002.33------754.02.1
2007Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo302B9--1026253836.9474.00------1181.86.3
MLB Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B198951725264442.9552.210.44-----190.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS311226-1881.0002.670.67-----30.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B219231-65.8332.500.56-----20.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF1-2-------------10.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 7 season(s)-   2B158--2944331298739727.9844.60------1580.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 6 season(s)-   SS156--26445523118742719.9694.61------1560.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF93--200651211206.9762.22------930.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B27--16514-201791791.0006.63------270.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B15--829354037.9252.47------150.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS166--27949130107800770.9634.64------1660.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF2--3---331.0001.50------20.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS129--1753992268596574.9634.45------1290.00.0
A- Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS60--821811331276263.9534.38------600.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1998Watertown Indians NYPLA-cle21----52------
1999Kinston Indians CaroA+cle22----129------
2000Akron Aeros EastAAcle23----96------
2000Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle23----12------
2001Mahoning Valley Scrappers NYPLA-cle24----8------
2001Akron Aeros EastAAcle24----45------
2001Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle24---2-------
2002Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle25---6255------
2003Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle26---3094---18-
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26---14311----
2004Akron Aeros EastAAcle27----25----2-
2004Salt Lake Stingers PCLAAAana27---1227----57-
2004Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle27---------3-
2006Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil29--33868---10-
2007Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo30---9-------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2000Phoenix Desert DogsArizona Fall LgMinor23331151636730823101803005.313.368.426.7944910128.371.113.1917.8114.061.800.000.0027.78
2001Scottsdale ScorpionsArizona Fall LgMinor2419621923511620151511100.371.494.5321.02633780.468.161.43518.7518.751.001.2562.0030.43
2007Florida MarlinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB302430350002101300001.167.194.167.3615031.185.000.0673.239.683.000.000.000.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs52177355912411443253314105.333.417.463.8808217208.403.130.27712.0215.871.320.48177.0028.81
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs2430350002101300001.167.194.167.3615031.185.000.0673.239.683.000.000.000.00

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1997Missouri Valley Conference All-Conference Team (SS)1
19982nd Team College All-American (SS) ... Missouri Valley Conference All-Conference Team (SS)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2005-11-18Claimed off waivers by Brewers from Angels 
2005-11-16Released by Angels 
2005-01-07ContractSigned by Angels (minor) 
2004-05-21Released by Indians. 
2004-05-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1998-07-01Contractsigned 
* 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
1998Cleveland Indians-21450,000-------450,000Signing Bonus out of 1998 Draft (2nd round - 63rd overall)
2003Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll26300,000-70347-2,163,527300,000750,000
2005Los Angeles Angels of AnaheimTeam Payroll28300,000-79436-2,189,055300,0001,050,000
* 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