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Alan ZinterHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1988-2007 MLB Years: 2002-2004
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Played in Japan
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

Positions1B-804, C-365, OF-59, 3B-32, DH-2Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameAlan Michael Zinter
Height6-2Weight200BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateMay 19,1968 [49.282]PlaceTucson,Arizona
High SchoolHanks (El Paso,TX)
CollegeUniversity of Arizona (Tucson,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets in the 1st round (24th overall) of the 1989 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the San Diego Padres in the 23rd round (584th overall) of the 1986 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$123,000Signing ScoutsJames Woodward
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1991-NYN-#9
MLB DebutJune 18,2002 [34.030]
OrganizationsNYN [5] HOU [4] ARI [3] CHN [3] DET [2] BOS [1] SEA [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID7544Retrosheet IDzinta001MLBAM ID150043
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed26Power88Contact27XBH84RBIs77Runs52Hitting49Durability65Team.506Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1988ArizonaCollege-1b2058233567917295522193200000.339.389.545.93412728252.365.206.288.4147.5412.701.683.5725.8935.44
1989ArizonaCollege-1b21642475687143188190383700000.352.439.6521.09116135285.359.300.490.47913.3312.980.976.3213.7240.23
1989Pittsfield MetsNYPLA-nyn-c2112411115212120112400100.366.500.6101.11025554.361.244.512.48522.227.410.333.7020.5033.33
1989St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn-c2148159173810033201183111520.239.311.358.6695713184.269.119.226.3009.7816.851.721.6353.0034.21
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         60200285312154402303511620.265.354.410.7648218238.289.145.285.34312.6114.711.172.1040.0033.96
1990St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn33c2298333639719676381547010610.291.386.447.83314932394.344.156.339.37313.7117.771.301.7847.5732.99
1990Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-c226202410011031100000.200.304.250.5545123.444.050.250.26713.0447.833.670.000.0025.00
1990Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1043536510120676491578110610.286.381.436.81715433417.347.150.334.36813.6719.421.421.6850.4332.67
1991Williamsport BillsEastAAnyn-c231244224493136954335910632210.220.319.344.66314528488.272.124.263.30612.0921.721.801.8446.8930.11
1992Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-1b2412843163961351650007011740050.223.337.387.72416734505.268.164.327.33113.8623.171.673.1726.9435.42
1993Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-1b25134432681132442487109010510570.262.386.502.88821752528.289.240.451.38717.0519.891.174.5518.0046.02
1994Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-1b261344716611229521581356918570043.238.344.454.79821455547.343.216.380.34812.6133.822.683.8422.4349.11
1995Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-1b2710133442741541348413610222515.222.297.407.70413632379.272.185.302.3089.5026.912.833.4325.6943.24
1996Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-1b-c2810835778961952669515812340523.269.373.569.94220350424.329.300.473.39713.6829.012.126.1313.7352.08
1997Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea-1b29110404691161942070316411331197.287.388.502.89020343473.353.215.379.38413.5323.891.774.2320.2037.07
1998Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-1b-c301294198213023123813575116303110.310.416.535.95122447500.378.225.399.41315.0023.201.554.6018.2236.15
1999Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-1b-c31145171320380051300000.255.321.471.79224556.286.216.314.3438.9323.212.605.3617.0038.46
1999SeibuJap PacIntl--316117320358082820355910000.202.340.387.7276716209.255.185.399.32916.7528.231.693.8321.6345.71
1999SeibuJap EastIntl--31186115195051110171700000.311.462.6391.101391078.359.328.623.46721.7921.791.006.4112.2052.63
1999Totals for Intl-Intl         792343554130133930527610000.231.373.453.82610626287.283.222.457.36718.1226.481.464.5318.0048.15
2000Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari-1b-of3211369135115008800011.361.477.6391.11623744.444.278.500.46918.1818.181.002.2736.0053.85
2000Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn221b32902332753122143500397820323.227.339.476.81511128277.271.249.416.34914.0828.162.005.0516.6452.83
1999Totals for PCL-PCL         1012693666173154000478620334.245.358.498.85613435321.298.253.428.36714.6426.791.834.6717.9353.03
2001New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-1b3310433258881601965113385303113.265.334.485.81916135371.299.220.319.3498.8922.912.585.1217.4739.77
2002New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou331b34632253052140113920226400103.231.298.440.7389925248.272.209.316.3208.8725.812.914.4420.4548.08
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou241b3439445620230001900000.136.136.318.45414444.174.182.182.1890.0043.180.004.5522.0066.67
2003New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-1b3511434248871701757103677501510.254.333.453.78615534384.281.199.307.3389.3820.052.144.4320.1239.08
2004Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari251b3654179286012273900243310733.335.403.542.9459721211.363.207.341.39511.3715.641.383.3225.5735.00
2004Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari251b3628342720160051500100.206.300.353.65312340.316.147.294.28912.5037.503.002.5034.0042.86
2005Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari-1b37471119244121400123000024.216.293.324.617367123.278.108.216.2719.7624.392.501.6355.5029.17
2006Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou331b38992124155112124410356300125.259.363.500.86310625248.312.241.410.36814.1125.401.804.8417.6745.45
2007Somerset PatriotsAtlInd-539912995178180134302437522338.261.354.452.80613531349.304.191.328.35112.3221.491.743.7223.0039.74
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter677871340390053400100.167.214.333.54726784.238.166.231.0005.9540.486.803.5726.0053.85
Minor League Totals - 18 Season(s)Filter1728554486214292804925093146208221534406494970.258.355.461.81625575796461.310.203.356.00012.7223.741.873.8722.1840.52
AAA Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter117837065949731982718963233145161090303303370.263.355.484.83917924144285.319.221.365.00012.0425.442.114.4119.6142.55
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter392130517730651154919253222339827130.234.348.409.7575341151544.278.175.346.00014.3821.961.533.1726.6337.58
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1464928013529610958272101211130.274.362.419.78120645578.319.145.303.00012.4617.471.401.7349.2033.33
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12411115212120112400100.366.500.6101.11025554.361.244.512.00022.227.410.333.7020.5033.33
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter912995178180134302437522338.261.354.452.80613531349.304.191.328.00012.3221.491.743.7223.0039.74
Intl Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter792343554130133930527610000.231.373.453.82610626287.283.222.457.00018.1226.481.464.5318.0048.15
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter12248011216631527136112576900000.346.415.6001.01528863537.362.254.392.00010.6112.851.215.0317.7837.95
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter39445620230001900000.136.136.318.45414444.174.182.182.0000.0043.180.004.5522.0066.67
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter28342720160051500100.206.300.353.65312340.316.147.294.00012.5037.503.002.5034.0042.86
Average MLB - Per 162 games162189173110072200128200200.167.214.333.5476317203.238.166.231.0005.9540.486.803.5726.0053.85
Average Minor - Per 162 games162520811342652387427714441557.258.355.461.81624054606.310.203.356.00012.7223.741.873.8722.1840.52

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1989Pittsfield Mets NYPLA-nyn21C6--333--36361.0006.00-----21250.07.9
1989St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn21OF6--711-98.8891.33------4812.54.5
1989St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn21C21--1211321136134.9856.38-----14843.815.7
1989St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn211B9--687588075.9388.33------4818.86.7
1990St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn22C85--50054115565554.9816.52-----139886.763.4
1990Jackson Mets TexAAnyn22C6--312-133331.0005.50------6100.04.4
1991Williamsport Bills EastAAnyn23C95--52345106578568.9835.98-----1112476.668.3
1992Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn241B105--96351128610261014.9889.66------12882.076.1
1993Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn25OF13--1622-2018.9001.38------1349.79.3
1993Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn251B72--65643763706699.9909.71------13453.751.4
1993Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn25C7--3742-4341.9535.86------1345.25.0
1994Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet26OF8--20---20201.0002.50------1346.05.6
1994Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet26C6--183--21211.0003.50-----11344.54.2
1994Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet261B73--63442854684676.9889.26------13454.551.4
1995Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet27C3--51--661.0002.00------1013.02.1
1995Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet271B48--47632448512508.99210.58------10147.533.8
1995Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet27OF15--21-1-2221.9551.40------10114.910.6
1996Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos28C25--140911150149.9935.96-----210823.117.6
1996Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos281B49--40724537436431.9898.80------10845.434.5
1997Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea293B8--120312421.8752.63------1107.35.7
1997Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea29C2--11---11111.0005.50------1101.81.4
1997Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea291B72--56548661619613.9908.51------11065.551.1
1998Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn30OF5--911-1110.9092.00------1293.93.5
1998Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn303B9--392-1412.8571.33------1297.06.3
1998Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn30C39--2621934284281.9897.21-----812930.227.1
1998Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn301B66--45125444480476.9927.21------12951.245.8
1999Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn311B8--867-793931.00011.63------1457.15.7
1999Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn31C7--445-149491.0007.00-----21450.05.0
2000Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn32C19--703117473.9863.84-----49021.113.2
2000Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari321B8--582-460601.0007.50------1172.75.7
2000Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari32OF5--4---441.0000.80------1145.53.5
2000Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn32OF6--8-2-108.8001.33------906.74.2
2000Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn323B3---2--221.0000.67------903.32.1
2000Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn321B39--26119431284280.9867.18------9043.327.1
2001New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou33C21--11751-123122.9925.81-----410420.215.1
2001New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou331B57--39822332423420.9937.37------10454.841.0
2001New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou33OF1---------------1041.00.7
2002New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou341B58--50254153557556.9989.59------6392.140.3
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou341B8-27242-326261.0003.250.96-----3920.54.9
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34C1-12---221.0002.002.00-----392.60.6
2003New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou35C20--745--79791.0003.95-----111417.516.4
2003New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou351B60--42933238464462.9967.70------11452.649.2
2003New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou353B1----1-1---------1140.90.8
2004Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari363B10--3151-1918.9471.80------5418.56.9
2004Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari36C2--161--17171.0008.50------543.71.4
2004Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari361B28--19620315219216.9867.71------5451.919.4
2004Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari36DH2---------------287.11.2
2004Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari361B8339413114544.9785.501.13-----2828.64.9
2005Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari371B9--602-1062621.0006.89------4719.16.3
2005Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari373B1--11-1221.0002.00------472.10.7
2006Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou381B27--24417223263261.9929.67------9927.318.8
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B16366655147170.9864.381.06-----160.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH2---------------20.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C1-12---221.0002.002.00-----10.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 13 season(s)-   1B602--47673474245751565114.9928.50------6020.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 10 season(s)-   C144--7575167814808.9935.61-----221440.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF40--6214-6763.9401.58------400.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 6 season(s)-   3B32--847726255.8871.72------320.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B177--1619941914917321713.9899.68------1770.00.0
AA Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C108--59151127654642.9825.94-----111080.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF13--1622-2018.9001.38------130.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C106--62167136701688.9816.49-----141060.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B9--687588075.9388.33------90.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF6--711-98.8891.33------60.00.0
A- Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C6--333--36361.0006.00-----260.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1989Pittsfield Mets NYPLA-nyn21-6---------
1989St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn21-219------6-
1990St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn22-85---------
1990Jackson Mets TexAAnyn22-6---------
1991Williamsport Bills EastAAnyn23-95---------
1992Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn24--105--------
1993Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn25-772------13-
1994Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet26-673------8-
1995Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet27-348------15-
1996Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos28-2549--------
1997Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea29-272--8-----
1998Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn30-3966--9---5-
1999Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn31-78--------
2000Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn32-1939--3---6-
2000Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari32--8------5-
2001New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou33-2157------1-
2002New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou34--58--------
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34-18--------
2003New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou35-2060--1-----
2004Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari36-228--10-----
2004Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari36--8-------2
2005Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari37--9--1-----
2006Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou38--27--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB3877220012003200000.286.500.7141.2145110.250.428.85730.0020.000.6710.007.0050.00
2007Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB3923010002000000000.333.333.333.666103.333.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs910230014003200000.300.462.6001.0626113.286.300.60023.0815.380.677.6910.0033.33

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2008Missoula OspreyPioRkMinorari40Hitting Coach752154.28021.54Audo Vicente
2009Visalia RawhideCalifA+Minorari41Hitting Coach1406476.45729.04Mike Bell
2010Visalia RawhideCalifA+Minorari42Hitting Coach1407268.5144.04Audo Vicente
2011Mobile BayBearsSouAAMinorari43Hitting Coach1388454.609--1Turner WardLeague Champions
2012Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle44Minor League Hitting Coordinator1626894.42020.04Sandy Alomar,Manny Acta
2013Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle45Minor League Hitting Coordinator1629270.5681.02Terry FranconaLost AL Wild-Card Game (Rays)
2014Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle46Minor League Hitting Coordinator1628577.5255.03Terry Francona
2015Houston AstrosALMLBMLBhou47Assistant Hitting Coach1628676.5312.02A.J. HinchLost in 1st Round (Royals)
2016San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn48Hitting Coach1626894.42023.05Andy Green
2017San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn49Hitting Coach1627191.43833.04Andy Green
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1993Eastern League All-Star Team (DH)1
1994Winter League All-Star (1B)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2006-01-09ContractSigned by Astros (minor) 
2004-08-20InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-08-18InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-06-28InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2004-06-20InjuredDisabled -- plantar fascitis 
2003-11-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Diamondbacks. 
2003-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2002-11-29ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
2002-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2000-11-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
2000-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2000-08-23Sent to Diamondbacks by Cubs for future considerations. 
1999-11-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1999-04-28Purchased by Seibu Lions (Japan Pacific) from Cubs. 
1998-11-12ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1998-10-16Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-12-04ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1997-10-17Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-11-29ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mariners. 
1996-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-12-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1995-10-16Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-03-31TradeTraded by Mets to Tigers for Rico Brogna. 
1989-06-20Contractsigned 
* 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
1989New York Mets-21123,000-------123,000Signing Bonus out of 1989 Draft (1st round - 24th overall)
2002Houston AstrosTeam Payroll34200,000-75738-2,011,045200,000323,000
2004Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll36300,000-75551-2,070,100300,000623,000
* 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