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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Matthew Alexander
Stat Years
1968-1981  [mlb] 1973-1981
Height/Weight
5-11 / 169
Bats/Throws
Both / Right
Positions
OF (126) ... 3B (49) ... DH (37) ... SS (13) ... 2B (10)
Draft Position
3B
Born Date/Place
High School
Bethune (Shreveport,LA)
Colleges
Grambling State University (Grambling, Louisiana)
Draft
Selected by the Chicago Cubs in Round #2 (#35 overall) of the 1968 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1973-08-23 - Boxscore  (Age: 26.205)
Service Time
Organizations
PIT [4] OAK [3] CHN [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 8109 ... retro id: alexm101 ... mlbam id: 110130
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1968CaldwellPioRk----21of-3b---135142273732110000000000.261.261.331.592142476.000.070.0000.000.000.00142.00.7016.2
    1969QuincyMidwA----22of-3b---2712666573135832000000000.274.274.451.72526612026.000.177.0000.000.000.0033.23.0135.6
    1969San AntonioTexAA----22of-3b---230109173332113000000000.303.303.394.697109436.000.091.0000.000.000.00109.00.9218.2
    1972MidlandTexAA----25of-3b---312446078124182545000000000.270.270.350.62046016125.000.080.0000.000.000.0092.01.0920.2
    1973WichitaAmerAAA----26of-3b---410642761132223251000000000.309.309.389.69842716627.000.080.0000.000.000.00213.50.4720.5
    1973Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4226ofL-S-E-P4125410001201100000.200.333.200.533610.600.000.25016.6716.671.000.00.000.0
    1974WichitaAmerAAA----27of-3b---530120263321212000000000.275.275.358.633120435.000.083.0000.000.000.0060.01.6715.1
    1974Chicago CubsNLMLBchn42273bL-S-E-P545541511210084121217012.204.358.278.63674153.370.074.26216.2216.221.000.00.0027.3
    1975WichitaAmerAAA----28of-3b---6732480028000000000.250.250.438.68832142.000.188.0000.000.000.0016.06.2525.0
    1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3128dh-ofL-S-E-P66310161000017101100000.100.182.100.2821110.800.000.1119.099.091.000.00.000.0
    1976Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3129of-dhL-S-E-P7613016100002070500000.033.033.033.0663010.433.000.0400.0016.670.000.00.000.0
    1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak230ofL-S-E-P890422410100226144601000.238.304.262.56647111.405.024.2788.5112.771.500.00.0010.0
    1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit1231of-3bL-S-E-P970200000410000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1979Buffalo BisonsEastAApit-323b---10321342642100516130121800100.313.367.500.8671476715.373.187.3308.1612.241.5026.83.4035.7
    1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3632ofL-S-E-P10441316701011310000000.538.538.6921.23013911.077.154.5380.000.000.000.00.0014.3
    1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3633ofL-S-E-P1137313110001030000000.333.333.6671.0003212.667.334.3330.000.000.000.00.00100.0
    1981Portland BeaversPCLAAApit-34of---122710813351308114101202000.324.381.389.770120424.222.065.3658.3310.001.200.00.0011.4
    1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3634ofL-S-E-P121511540000320100000.364.364.364.7281140.091.000.4000.009.090.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (9 yrs)37416811136420410342182618012.214.294.262.556195446.518.048.2549.2313.331.440.00.0016.7
    American League Totals (3 yrs)2148256121002633151201000.146.195.159.35488131.463.013.1715.6813.642.400.00.008.3
    National League Totals (6 yrs)16086552432024011131417012.279.380.360.740107315.570.081.33312.1513.081.080.00.0020.8
    Minor League Totals4621798317517721826195244223002100.288.296.391.6871823703116.127.103.2821.211.651.3669.21.4322.4
    Minor: Rk Totals35142273732110000000000.261.261.331.592142476.070.070.2550.000.000.00142.00.7016.2
    Minor: A Totals712666573135832000000000.274.274.451.72526612026.177.177.2520.000.000.0033.23.0135.6
    Minor: AA Totals1867031211993141174130121800100.283.295.385.68071627146.138.102.2791.682.511.5063.91.5423.1
    Minor: AAA Totals170687104208257679114101202000.303.313.386.69969926538.108.083.3021.431.721.20114.50.8618.3
    Oakland Athletics Totals (3 yrs)2148256121002633151201000.146.195.159.35488131.463.013.1715.6813.642.400.00.008.3
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (4 yrs)10327361211013070100000.444.444.5561.00027152.963.112.4620.003.700.000.00.0016.7
    Chicago Cubs Totals (2 yrs)575919122101104131317012.203.356.271.62780163.390.068.26116.2516.251.000.00.0025.0
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1973Chicago CubsNLMLB26OF3013.02000221.0000.700.151.925.011
    1974Chicago CubsNLMLB272B204.00100111.0000.500.251.24.47
    1974Chicago CubsNLMLB273B190125.01223333835.9211.800.2811.742.23
    1974Chicago CubsNLMLB27OF408.11000111.0000.300.122.58.99
    1975Oakland AthleticsALMLB282B303.0021132.6670.700.671.94.86
    1975Oakland AthleticsALMLB283B205.0000000.0000.000.001.23.27
    1975Oakland AthleticsALMLB28OF11028.07000771.0000.600.256.817.56
    1975Oakland AthleticsALMLB28DH1700.0000000.0000.000.0010.527.03
    1976Oakland AthleticsALMLB29OF23076.22300023231.0001.000.3014.337.75
    1976Oakland AthleticsALMLB29DH1900.0000000.0000.000.0011.831.14
    1977Oakland AthleticsALMLB302B409.01200331.0000.800.332.54.44
    1977Oakland AthleticsALMLB303B102.0000000.0000.000.000.61.15
    1977Oakland AthleticsALMLB30SS1200.0000000.0000.000.007.513.33
    1977Oakland AthleticsALMLB30OF31078.22000020201.0000.600.2619.334.47
    1977Oakland AthleticsALMLB30DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.113
    1979Buffalo BisonsEastAA323B2700.01236935748.8421.800.0019.484.41
    1979Buffalo BisonsEastAA32OF600.0140101514.9332.300.004.318.88
    1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB32SS102.0000000.0000.000.000.62.35
    1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB32OF11031.18100991.0000.800.296.825.06
    1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB332B101.0000000.0000.000.000.62.74
    1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB33OF4011.06000661.0001.500.552.510.87
    1981Portland BeaversPCLAAA34OF2700.0462114948.9801.800.0019.7100.06
    1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB34OF6022.08000881.0001.300.365.940.08
    MLB Totals - (2B)1000151176.8570.600.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)22001223333835.9211.600.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)1300000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)930137510076761.0000.805.850.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)3700000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)2700462114948.9801.800.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (3B)27001236935748.8421.800.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)600140101514.9332.300.000.00.00
    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
    1973MLB---------3-
    1974MLB---219----4-
    1975MLB---32----1117
    1976MLB---------2319
    1977MLB---4112---311
    1979MLB-----1---11-
    1979Minor----27----6-
    1980MLB---1-----4-
    1981MLB---------6-
    1981Minor---------27-
    Totals---104913---12637