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Matt GinterTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1997-2009 MLB Years: 2000-2008
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Drafted
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-327Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMatthew Shane Ginter
Height6-1Weight220BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 24,1977 [40.355]PlaceWinchester,Kentucky
High SchoolClark (Winchester,KY)
CollegeMississippi State University (Starkville,MS)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 1st round (22nd overall) of the 1999 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the New York Yankees [Team Picks] in the 17th round (509th overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$1,275,000Signing ScoutsWarren Hughes
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2000-CHA-#7 ... 2001-MLB-#44 ... 2001-CHA-#4
MLB DebutSeptember 1,2000 [22.251]
OrganizationsCHA [5] MIL [2] BOS [1] CLE [1] DET [1] NYN [1] PIT [1] SLN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID813Retrosheet IDgintm001MLBAM ID215197
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Player Notes:   Member of the 1998 United States National Baseball team
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts37Walks65Hittable47SO/BB60vsPower47Hitting5Durability54Team.510Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1997Mississippi State UniversSECNCAA-1S/R19205.8715411000038.0452825414530001.5410.570.943.2912.443.791.000-
1998Mississippi State UniversSECNCAA-1S/R20645.3819145110088.28657530541000001.588.73--5.4810.151.85.600-
1999Mississippi State UniversSECNCAA-1S/R21874.8019127210093.28158509551088001.457.780.865.2810.381.96.533-
1999nullRk--Rel21103.2430300118.054303100000.965.40--3.2410.803.331.000-
1999Burlington BeesMidwAcha52ST21424.05990000040.0382018319291001.438.550.684.286.531.53.667-
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--S/R0523.911293001148.0432421322391001.348.010.564.107.261.77.714-
2000Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha21ST221182.25272610000179.2153724566012612001.197.660.303.016.312.10.579-
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha58Rel221013.5070700309.01814145761002.6817.364.826.755.790.861.00011.06
2001Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha21S/R23232.59221012002076.0622622324675001.137.310.352.837.902.79.400-
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha58Rel23105.2220020007039.2342323214242001.217.710.453.185.451.711.0003.55
2002Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha-Rel24103.9413013007016.0208731091001.8811.251.695.635.060.901.000-
2002Chicago White SoxALMLBcha58Rel24104.47330330015154.0593427621372001.479.770.993.486.131.761.0004.20
2003Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha32R/CL25353.034904900271468.0662723222521001.298.690.262.906.852.36.375-
2003Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32Rel250013.5030300003.02551100000.905.402.702.70--0.00-7.83
2004Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn33ST26152.9511110000064.055262148491000.987.730.561.136.896.13.167-
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn13ST26134.5415141000069.0824135820381001.4710.641.042.604.931.90.2504.32
2005Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet48S/R27434.3317107001068.2723533910491101.199.441.181.316.424.90.571-
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet34Rel27016.1714113002035.049252469150001.6612.601.542.313.861.67.0005.16
2006Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos36ST28393.6415150100089.0884336518492001.198.900.511.824.962.72.250-
2006Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit35ST28255.50981001152.0593732108361101.2810.151.721.386.194.50.286-
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST05144.33242311011141.014780681526853101.229.360.961.665.413.27.263-
2007Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil29Rel290040.5010100000.22330200006.0027.00--27.00--0.00--
2007Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-S/R29264.0631823007268.286393158432001.3711.270.661.055.645.38.250-
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--S/R0264.4132824007268.0884234510432001.4111.420.651.305.584.30.250-
2008Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle33ST30664.14181710010100.010957461032652001.419.810.902.885.852.03.500-
2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle56ST30135.14440000021.025121233122001.3310.711.291.295.144.00.2504.27
2009Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil33Rel31333.81383350015275.2854132724527001.4410.110.832.856.192.17.500-
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter575.4396197700271230.026915414031751328001.4810.441.202.915.121.76.4171.57
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter43553.49263117146106220904.29004383526724863636201.268.920.662.466.312.56.439-
AAA Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter27453.7922482142106119677.27043422865816647123201.289.320.772.206.242.84.375-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1182.25272610000179.2153724566012612001.197.660.303.016.312.10.579-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter424.05990000040.0382018319291001.438.550.684.286.531.53.667-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter103.2430300118.054303100000.965.40--3.2410.803.331.000-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter16115.225330233200219.2212143128131232618001.528.650.535.0210.652.12.593-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter305.826306300251105.211376691443675001.469.531.183.635.651.561.000-
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter134.5415141000069.0824135820381001.4710.641.042.604.931.90.250-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter016.1714113002035.049252469150001.6612.601.542.313.861.67.000-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter135.14440000021.025121233122001.3310.711.291.295.144.00.250-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings575.4391187300261220.025514613329711258001.4810.441.202.915.121.76.4171.57
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings10133.4964283600155220.02181068516601549001.268.920.662.466.312.56.435-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2004Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn33p26113010000000101000.333.333.333.666104.500.000.000.2970.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn13p261314131001002503000.214.313.286.5994119.333.072.214.27710.5326.322.500.000.0033.33
2006Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit352897000000001101001.000.125.000.125009.000.000.143.08911.1111.111.000.000.000.00
2007Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-29314000000000201000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2009Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil33p31384010000000100001.250.250.250.500104.333.000.000.2240.0025.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1314131001002503000.214.313.286.5994119.333.072.214.00010.5326.322.500.000.0033.33
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter8918020000001503002.111.158.111.2692022.154.000.056.0004.5522.735.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter8918020000001503002.111.158.111.2692022.154.000.056.0004.5522.735.000.000.000.00
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1314131001002503000.214.313.286.5994119.333.072.214.00010.5326.322.500.000.0033.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games1621741237120012002562037000.214.313.286.5995012237.333.072.214.00010.5326.322.500.000.0033.33
Average Minor - Per 162 games16233040000002905004.111.158.111.2694040.154.000.056.0004.5522.735.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1999Burlington Bees MidwAcha21P9--331-76.8570.67------9100.06.5
2000Birmingham Barons SouAAcha22P27--1930525449.9071.81------27100.019.3
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22P7-9-1--111.0000.140.11-----7100.04.3
2001Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha23P22--612312118.8570.82------22100.015.3
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23P20-3934--771.0000.350.18-----20100.012.3
2002Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha24P13--24--661.0000.46------13100.09.1
2002Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24P33-5442-1661.0000.180.11-----33100.020.4
2003Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha25P49--141165.8330.10------49100.034.0
2003Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25P3-31---111.0000.330.33-----3100.01.9
2004Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn26P11--614--20201.0001.82------11100.07.6
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn26P151469442-108.8000.530.12-----15100.09.3
2005Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet27P17--89--17171.0001.00------17100.011.8
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet27P1413544-1881.0000.570.23-----14100.08.6
2006Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos28P15--523-107.7000.47------15100.010.4
2006Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit28P9---1--111.0000.11------9100.06.3
2008Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle30P18--8121-2120.9521.11------18100.012.6
2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30P442112--331.0000.750.14-----4100.02.5
2009Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil31P38--181-109.9000.24------38100.026.4
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P96192301717223634.9440.350.15-----960.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P192--376692112103.9200.54------1920.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P27--1930525449.9071.81------270.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P9--331-76.8570.67------90.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P3--1---111.0000.33------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1999Burlington Bees MidwAcha219----------
2000Birmingham Barons SouAAcha2227----------
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha227----------
2001Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha2322----------
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2320----------
2002Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha2413----------
2002Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2433----------
2003Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha2549----------
2003Chicago White SoxALMLBcha253----------
2004Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn2611----------
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn2615----------
2005Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet2717----------
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet2714----------
2006Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos2815----------
2006Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit289----------
2008Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle3018----------
2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle304----------
2009Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil3138----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2006Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB280010.5040400106.01087245002.3315.003.006.007.501.2512.00.000
2007St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29000.0011000004.0100013000.502.250.002.256.753.000.00.000
2008Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB30003.6860600107.11233023001.9714.730.002.453.681.503.68.000
2009Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB31000.0000000012.0010100100.000.004.500.000.0004.50.000
2010Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB32009.0010100001.0111010102.009.000.009.000.000.009.00.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs004.8712111002120.32413113811201.5710.621.333.544.871.385.75.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2007St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2911000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs21000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2008-08-25InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-08-06InjuredDisabled -- Right forearm strain 
2006-07-02Released by Red Sox 
2005-10-10Free AgentGranted free agency 
2005-04-02TradeTraded by Mets to Tigers for Steve Colyer 
2004-09-10InjuredDisabled -- bone chips in his right ankle 
2004-03-27TradeTraded by White Sox to Mets for Timo Perez. 
1999-06-24Contractsigned 
* 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
1999Chicago White Sox-211,275,000-------1,275,000Signing Bonus out of 1999 Draft (1st round - 22nd overall)
2000Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll22175,000-79534-1,394,248200,0001,450,000
2001Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll23200,000-77129-1,897,758200,0001,650,000
2002Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll24200,000-75728-2,011,045200,0001,850,000
2003Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll25300,000-70330-2,163,527300,0002,150,000
2004New York MetsTeam Payroll26300,000-75531-2,070,100300,0002,450,000
2005Detroit TigersTeam Payroll27333,000-63124312,189,055300,0002,783,000
2008Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll30390,000-75332-2,696,252390,0003,173,000
* 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