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Jason MichaelsHigh Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2012 MLB Years: 2001-2011
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PositionsLF-426, OF-385, CF-172, RF-145, DH-9, 3B-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJason Drew Michaels
Height6-0Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 4,1976 [41.293]PlaceTampa,Florida
High SchoolJesuit (Tampa,FL)
CollegeUniversity of Miami (Miami,FL), Northwest Florida State College (Niceville,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 4th round (104th overall) of the 1998 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 15th round (464th overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 44th round (1314th overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the San Diego Padres in the 49th round (1323rd overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry DraftService Time10.016 (2011)
MLB DebutApril 6,2001 [24.337]
OrganizationsPHI [8] CLE [3] HOU [3] PIT [1] WAS [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID7564Retrosheet IDmichj001MLBAM ID346859
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed48Power68Contact50XBH66RBIs62Runs51Hitting66Durability55Team.522Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1997University of MiamiIndyNCAANCAA-1-lf2168258711063231589144392800000.411.488.7331.22118950297.423.322.512.51713.139.430.725.0517.2047.17
1998University of MiamiIndyNCAANCAA-1-lf226119675741611965187633400000.378.529.7601.28914936259.385.382.760.53624.3213.130.547.3410.3248.65
1998Batavia MuckdogsNYPLA-phi-of22672354563143114942406940235.268.381.494.87511628281.331.226.404.37814.2324.561.733.9121.3644.44
1999Clearwater PhilliesFSLA+phi12of231224519113831614651076810331627.306.396.494.89022351529.365.188.346.38812.8519.471.512.6532.2136.96
2000Reading PhilliesEastAAphi12of2411343771129304107474288733719.295.337.451.78819744478.343.156.227.3405.8618.203.112.0943.7034.11
2001Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-of251094185810919317691133712680127.261.332.443.77518539464.333.182.289.3357.9727.163.413.6624.5935.78
2001Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22lf2566010001000200000.167.167.167.334106.250.000.000.1480.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2002Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-of26932392007135500200.281.359.344.70311239.310.063.156.31512.8212.821.000.000.0022.22
2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22cf2681105162810321111133310211.267.347.476.8235015121.361.209.333.35110.7427.272.541.6552.5053.57
2003Clearwater PhilliesFSLA+phi-of27414100000002400000.000.125.000.1250016.000.000.143.08812.5025.002.000.000.000.00
2003Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22lf-rf2776109203611051700152210013.330.416.569.9856216125.378.239.376.42112.0017.601.474.0021.8044.44
2004Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22cf-lf281152994482120104022428020313.274.364.415.77912422346.340.141.281.34412.1423.121.902.8929.9026.83
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22cf29105289548816243133444542413.304.399.415.81412022343.344.111.263.36212.8313.121.021.1772.2525.00
2006Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-of3027130011000000001.429.429.8571.286617.333.428.429.5360.000.000.0014.297.0033.33
2006Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle8lf3012349477132321955954310132606.267.326.391.71719342548.315.124.219.3157.8518.432.351.6454.8931.82
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle8lf31105267437211173934205032313.270.324.397.72110619295.305.127.199.3176.7816.952.502.3738.1426.39
2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle8lf32215831240091141311300.207.258.276.53416467.250.069.138.2395.9719.403.250.000.0033.33
2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit18rf-lf3210222825529184410235211109.228.300.382.6828718254.260.154.259.3039.0620.472.263.1528.5034.62
2008Totals for MLB-MLB         123286286413185321276522409.224.292.360.65210322321.258.136.234.2908.4120.252.412.4935.7534.38
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4lf33102135173212141612163810002.237.322.430.7525817152.301.193.304.33110.5325.002.382.6333.7553.13
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4lf34106186234714182600122940113.253.310.468.7788723203.260.215.280.3375.9114.292.423.9423.2548.94
2011Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAhou-rf-lf35520062002002500000.300.364.400.7648222.400.100.200.3409.0922.732.500.000.0033.33
2011Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4lf-rf358915610319021010113111015.199.256.295.5514611169.236.096.173.2466.5118.342.821.1878.0035.48
2012Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas22lf36351041121302120091900000.202.265.288.553305113.229.086.173.2507.9616.812.111.7752.0023.81
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter103123323326131401059299221824349622923738.263.335.407.7429502092629.308.144.250.0009.2418.872.042.2439.5334.09
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter46617182814781011655279331919141818418829.278.353.452.8057761721949.335.174.293.0009.8021.452.192.8231.2435.98
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1605817314826320911265315580328.255.324.413.73724049645.313.158.260.0008.2224.032.923.1029.0533.11
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11343771129304107474288733719.295.337.451.78819744478.343.156.227.0005.8618.203.112.0943.7034.11
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1264659213831614651077010731627.297.388.480.86822351545.354.183.340.00012.8419.631.532.5733.2136.96
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter672354563143114942406940235.268.381.494.87511628281.331.226.404.00014.2324.561.733.9121.3644.44
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1294541461804843415432111026200000.396.507.7441.25133886556.408.348.619.00018.3511.150.616.1213.3547.78
Cleveland Indians Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter24981912321647216103131067164751219.264.320.385.70531565910.307.121.206.0007.3618.022.451.7651.1930.09
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3838081342354952110066114182829410.291.380.442.82235775941.349.151.292.00012.1119.341.602.2338.4831.91
Houston Astros Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter297477501103521452223998611210.231.296.400.69619151524.262.169.252.0007.4418.702.512.6734.0746.36
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter10222825529184410235211109.228.300.382.6828718254.260.154.259.0009.0620.472.263.1528.5034.62
Average MLB - Per 162 games162366529622294733387831416.263.335.407.74214933413.308.144.250.0009.2418.872.042.2439.5334.09
Average Minor - Per 162 games16259798166356199711766145616310.278.353.452.80527060678.335.174.293.0009.8021.452.192.8231.2435.98

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1998Batavia Muckdogs NYPLA-phi22OF65--9315-9994.9491.45------6797.085.5
1999Clearwater Phillies FSLA+phi23OF90--2471212260259.9962.88------12273.866.2
2000Reading Phillies EastAAphi24OF111--244861258252.9772.27------11398.278.2
2001Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi25OF104--1684-11721721.0001.65------10995.472.7
2001Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25LF1-2-------------616.70.6
2002Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi26OF9--151--16161.0001.78------9100.06.3
2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi263B1----2-2---------811.20.6
2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26LF6-123---331.0000.500.25-----817.43.7
2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26DH2---------------812.51.2
2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26RF7-358---881.0001.140.23-----818.64.3
2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26CF14-66112--13131.0000.930.20-----8117.38.7
2003Clearwater Phillies FSLA+phi27OF4--10---10101.0002.50------4100.03.0
2003Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27CF53298---881.0001.600.28-----766.63.1
2003Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27RF1366816-1-1716.9411.230.24-----7617.18.0
2003Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27LF23582133--16161.0000.700.20-----7630.314.2
2004Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28DH1---------------1150.90.6
2004Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28CF44403239513-9996.9702.180.30-----11538.327.2
2004Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28RF12567221--23231.0001.920.34-----11510.47.4
2004Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28LF3923227493-252521.0001.330.23-----11533.924.1
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29CF7562536161521168166.9882.210.31-----10571.446.3
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29LF22246111-112121.0000.550.26-----10521.013.6
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29RF13453132--15151.0001.150.28-----10512.48.0
2006Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle30OF2--6---661.0003.00------2100.01.4
2006Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30LF1171151009214622222220.9911.880.22-----12395.172.2
2006Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30RF1192---221.0002.000.22-----1230.80.6
2006Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30DH22--------------1231.61.2
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31DH2---------------1051.91.2
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31CF1-11---111.0001.001.00-----1051.00.6
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31LF74555001174--1211211.0001.640.24-----10570.545.7
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31RF271011629-1-3029.9671.070.25-----10525.716.7
2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32RF37252487313-7774.9612.000.30-----10236.322.8
2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32CF865722---22221.0002.750.39-----1027.84.9
2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32LF191412829---29291.0001.530.23-----10218.611.7
2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32RF65451511-1716.9412.670.36-----2128.63.7
2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32LF151197232--25251.0001.670.26-----2171.49.3
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33CF141210230---30301.0002.140.29-----10213.78.6
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33LF3149018---18181.0000.580.20-----10230.419.1
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33RF32204---441.0001.330.20-----1022.91.9
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34DH2---------------1061.91.2
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34LF4118204351--36361.0000.880.18-----10638.725.3
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34CF1186914---14141.0001.270.20-----10610.46.8
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34RF54367---771.0001.400.19-----1064.73.1
2011Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou35RF2--3---331.0001.50------540.01.4
2011Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou35LF2--2---221.0001.00------540.01.4
2011Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35RF16129523---23231.0001.440.24-----8918.09.9
2011Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35LF2617158361--37371.0001.420.23-----8929.216.0
2012Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas36RF3--6---661.0002.00------358.62.1
2012Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas36LF10--12---12121.0001.20------3528.66.9
MLB Totals for LF - 11 season(s)-   LF41426425555482125571569.9961.370.22-----4140.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 8 season(s)-   CF1721311183342851355350.9862.030.30-----1720.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 10 season(s)-   RF1407479221256-223217.9731.550.27-----1400.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH92--------------90.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1----2-2---------10.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF115--1895-11941941.0001.69------1150.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF12--14---14141.0001.17------120.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF5--9---991.0001.80------50.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF111--244861258252.9772.27------1110.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF94--2571212270269.9962.86------940.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF65--9315-9994.9491.45------650.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1998Batavia Muckdogs NYPLA-phi22---------65-
1999Clearwater Phillies FSLA+phi23---------90-
2000Reading Phillies EastAAphi24---------111-
2001Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi25---------104-
2001Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25------1----
2002Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi26---------9-
2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26-----16147-2
2003Clearwater Phillies FSLA+phi27---------4-
2003Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27------23513--
2004Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28------394412-1
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29------227513--
2006Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle30---------2-
2006Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30------117-1-2
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31------74127-2
2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32------19837--
2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32------15-6--
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33------31143--
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34------41115-2
2011Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou35------2-2--
2011Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35------26-16--
2012Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas36------10-3--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001Grand Canyon RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor253010023308242110113041100.300.388.540.9285414117.388.240.3609.4025.642.733.4225.0046.67
2006Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB302162131971211307903101.306.371.548.919341073.327.242.4039.5912.331.292.7431.0052.63
2007Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB311751121550251171000003.294.379.510.88926758.333.216.35312.0717.241.433.4525.5046.67
2008Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB32185210143135217810001.269.367.538.90528760.268.269.42311.6713.331.145.0017.3350.00
2009Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB3326473121115102800101.255.280.383.66318350.282.128.1914.0016.004.002.0047.0025.00
2010Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB3420479135028004410500.277.316.511.82724757.239.234.3197.027.021.003.5123.5053.85
2011Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB35235911228028104710202.373.409.6101.019361066.385.237.3226.0610.611.753.0329.5045.45
2012Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB362041191017013310100.220.283.317.60013246.211.097.1466.526.521.002.1741.0022.22
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs3010023308242110113041100.300.388.540.9285414117.388.240.3609.4025.642.733.4225.0046.67
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs145359591043031349833449431008.290.349.499.84817946410.296.209.3188.2911.951.443.1727.6244.23

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1997CWS Regionals Most Outstanding Player (Coral Gables)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2012-11-18LFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency  
2012-10-08LFWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2012-10-08
2012-06-22LF-RFWashington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 InjuredTeam Roster on 2012-06-22
2012-06-10LF-RFWashington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)-Minors--Team Roster on 2012-06-10
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2012-03-29Released by Nationals 
2011-12-11ContractSigned by Nationals 
2011-10-30Free AgentGranted free agency 
2011-05-13InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-04-26InjuredDisabled -- Subluxation of left shoulder 
2010-01-14ContractSigned by Astros 
2008-12-15ContractSigned by Astros (1-year) 
2008-05-08TradeTraded by Indians with cash considerations for a player to be named later 
2007-01-22ContractSigned by Indians (2-years) to avoid arbitration 
2006-07-04InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-06-24InjuredDisabled -- - 
2006-01-27TradeTraded by Phillies to Indians for Arthur Rhodes 
2003-04-13InjuredActivated from DL 
1998-06-19Contractsigned 
* 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
2001Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll25200,000-77144-1,897,758200,000200,000
2002Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll26200,000-75738-2,011,045200,000400,000
2003Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll27305,000-65927172,163,527300,000705,000
2004Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll28335,000-58728342,070,100300,0001,040,000
2005Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll29825,000-41219552,189,055300,0001,865,000
2006Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll301,500,000-34113572,365,072327,0003,365,000
2007Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll312,050,000-32313602,459,737380,0005,415,000
2008Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll322,200,000-3077662,696,252390,0007,615,000
2008Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll322,200,000-30714662,696,252390,0007,615,000
2009Houston AstrosTeam Payroll33750,000-44820432,746,792400,0008,365,000
2010Houston AstrosTeam Payroll34800,000-45817492,812,412400,0009,165,000
2011Houston AstrosTeam Payroll35900,00010.01645412492,722,607414,00010,065,000
* 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