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Marcus GilesHigh Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2007 MLB Years: 2001-2007
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Positions2B-1241, 3B-23, SS-2, OF-1Position when Drafted2BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMarcus William Giles
Height5-8Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 18,1978 [39.279]PlaceSan Diego,California
High SchoolGranite Hills (El Cajon,CA)
CollegeGrossmont College (El Cajon,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Atlanta Braves in the 53rd round (1512th overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$40,000Signing ScoutsJohn Ramey
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1999-ATL-#10 ... 2000-MLB-#74 ... 2000-ATL-#3 ... 2001-MLB-#54 ... 2001-ATL-#3
MLB DebutApril 17,2001 [22.334]
OrganizationsATL [10] SDN [1] Awards7Awards Voting2-13
TBC Player ID838Retrosheet IDgilem001MLBAM ID279578
RelationshipsBrother of Brian Giles
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed67Power69Contact65XBH60RBIs63Runs67Hitting78Durability66Team.542Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1997Danville BravesAppRkatl-2b1955207537213384552324731304.348.437.556.99311524246.413.208.377.43113.0119.111.473.2525.8833.33
1998Macon BravesSALAatl-2b2013550511116638337108125851031003415.329.433.6361.06932178603.351.307.489.45214.1017.081.216.1413.6546.99
1999Myrtle Beach PelicansCaroA+atl222b2112649780162407137396548940559.326.393.513.90625560560.373.187.302.3919.6415.891.652.3238.2337.04
2000Greenville BravesSouAAatl-2b221324587313328217622557271201611.290.388.472.86021647533.313.182.382.37513.5113.320.993.1926.9435.34
2001Richmond BravesILAAAatl-2b23672524884191644135224820314.333.387.488.87512326279.388.155.274.3777.8917.202.182.1542.0030.95
2001Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl242b2368244366410293125283701008.262.338.430.76810521273.278.168.270.33510.2613.551.323.3027.1132.81
2002Richmond BravesILAAAatl-2b-3b243111525376031630131500201.322.385.452.837529130.343.130.270.36710.0011.541.152.3138.3324.32
2002Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl222b2468213274910182311254121135.230.315.399.7148519242.248.169.286.31110.3316.941.643.3126.6338.78
2003Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl222b25145551101174492216914459801110427.316.390.526.91629072635.337.210.336.3949.2912.601.363.3126.2441.38
2004Rome BravesSALAatl-2612000000002000000.000.500.000.500004.000.0001.000.35450.000.000.000.000.000.00
2004Myrtle Beach PelicansCaroA+atl-2b26413111002001400100.077.133.154.2872115.100.077.154.1306.6726.674.000.000.00100.00
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         515111002003400100.067.211.133.3442119.083.066.267.17715.7921.051.330.000.00100.00
2004Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl222b2610237961118222848174367093706.311.378.443.82116832434.357.132.261.3608.2916.131.941.8447.3827.12
2005Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl222b27152577104168454156316364108544114.291.365.461.82626664654.334.170.303.3609.7916.511.692.2938.4738.10
2006Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl222b2814155087144322116010562105653012.262.341.387.72821345626.304.125.247.3249.9016.771.691.7650.0031.25
2007San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn222b2911642052961934391034482363010.229.304.317.62113326476.273.088.210.2829.2417.231.860.84105.0027.08
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter792293446881318716763337025318523363022662.277.353.429.78212602793340.313.152.276.0009.5215.661.642.2838.6134.32
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter551204939165514516843506723281377211181644.320.404.529.93310842452370.356.209.368.00011.8615.911.343.5424.3937.40
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9836773121251960165356320515.330.386.477.86317535409.373.147.272.0008.5615.401.802.2040.7828.93
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1324587313328217622557271201611.290.388.472.86021647533.313.182.382.00013.5113.320.993.1926.9435.34
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13051081163417137596559340659.320.386.504.89025761575.366.184.298.0009.5716.171.692.2639.2337.42
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13650711116638337108125871031003415.327.433.6331.06632178607.349.306.491.00014.3316.971.186.1013.7046.99
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter55207537213384552324731304.348.437.556.99311524246.413.208.377.00013.0119.111.473.2525.8833.33
Atlanta Braves Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter676251441671716813722946022274441332419652.285.361.448.80911272532864.319.163.287.0009.5715.401.612.5134.9235.29
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11642052961934391034482363010.229.304.317.62113326476.273.088.210.0009.2417.231.860.84105.0027.08
Average MLB - Per 162 games16260096166383166814565107765113.277.353.429.78225857683.313.152.276.0009.5215.661.642.2838.6134.32
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626021151934352510320783111605513.320.404.529.93331972697.356.209.368.00011.8615.911.343.5424.3937.40

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1997Danville Braves AppRkatl192B42--8692717185178.9624.24------5576.461.8
1998Macon Braves SALAatl202B127--2292942553548523.9544.12------13594.190.1
1999Myrtle Beach Pelicans CaroA+atl212B121--222291841521513.9854.24------12696.087.1
2000Greenville Braves SouAAatl222B125--3043331870655637.9735.10------13294.789.9
2001Richmond Braves ILAAAatl232B63--130166832304296.9744.70------6794.043.8
2001Richmond Braves ILAAAatl23SS2--42--661.0003.00------673.01.4
2001Richmond Braves ILAAAatl233B1--11--221.0002.00------671.50.7
2001Richmond Braves ILAAAatl23OF1--3---331.0003.00------671.50.7
2001Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl232B62-518104166631276270.9784.350.52-----6891.238.3
2002Richmond Braves ILAAAatl242B15--2634296260.9684.00------3148.410.6
2002Richmond Braves ILAAAatl243B13--928143837.9742.85------3141.99.2
2002Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl242B52-424118139635263257.9774.940.61-----6876.532.5
2002Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl243B8-62613222119.9052.380.31-----6811.85.0
2003Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl252B13913612132784711485763749.9825.390.62-----14595.985.8
2004Myrtle Beach Pelicans CaroA+atl262B3--65--11111.0003.67------475.02.2
2004Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl262B97947891862891269487475.9754.900.60-----10295.159.9
2005Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl272B14914712762664681296746734.9844.930.58-----15298.092.0
2005Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl273B1-6-6--661.0006.001.00-----1520.70.6
2006Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl282B13413211492593681181638627.9834.680.55-----14195.082.7
2007San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn292B112106948203332775542535.9874.780.56-----11696.668.7
MLB Totals for 2B - 7 season(s)-   2B7456156317141422336847237153647.9824.900.58-----7450.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B9-68619222725.9262.780.37-----90.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B78--1562001041366356.9734.56------780.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B14--1029144039.9752.79------140.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS2--42--661.0003.00------20.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--3---331.0003.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B125--3043331870655637.9735.10------1250.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B124--228296841532524.9854.23------1240.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B127--2292942553548523.9544.12------1270.00.0
Rk Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B42--8692717185178.9624.24------420.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1997Danville Braves AppRkatl19---42-------
1998Macon Braves SALAatl20---127-------
1999Myrtle Beach Pelicans CaroA+atl21---121-------
2000Greenville Braves SouAAatl22---125-------
2001Richmond Braves ILAAAatl23---6321---1-
2001Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23---62-------
2002Richmond Braves ILAAAatl24---15-13-----
2002Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24---52-8-----
2003Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25---139-------
2004Myrtle Beach Pelicans CaroA+atl26---3-------
2004Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26---97-------
2005Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27---149-1-----
2006Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28---134-------
2007San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn29---112-------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2000Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor22279219339121431101240203.359.435.543.9785012108.388.184.3159.2611.111.201.8546.0036.36
2001Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB23312231001000300000.250.250.333.5834112.333.083.0830.0025.000.000.000.0033.33
2001Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB23520441011003400000.200.304.400.7048223.200.200.35013.0417.391.334.3520.0050.00
2002Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB2432010000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2003Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB25514350013002200100.357.412.571.9838117.333.214.35711.7611.761.005.8814.0020.00
2004Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB26524130001100600000.125.125.125.2503024.167.000.0420.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2005Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB27420541000002510000.200.304.250.5545123.267.050.1508.7021.742.500.000.0025.00
2006Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2814293630010181000000.207.378.310.6889337.316.103.34521.6227.031.250.000.0050.00
2007San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB2917529202125100500001.385.385.577.96230552.400.192.2120.009.620.003.8526.0025.00
2008Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB301328994102307400002.321.457.536.99315535.375.215.57120.0011.430.570.000.0055.56
2009Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB311936463002305720001.167.302.250.5529343.207.083.30611.6316.281.400.000.0050.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs279219339121431101240203.359.435.543.9785012108.388.184.3159.2611.111.201.8546.0036.36
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs63145254112221071202620004.283.377.434.8116316167.333.151.33111.9815.571.301.2072.5039.02
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 5 yrs2072111620151041610100.222.269.292.56121378.268.070.1395.1320.514.001.2872.0018.75
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs520441011003400000.200.304.400.7048223.200.200.35013.0417.391.334.3520.0050.00

Awards [7]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1998South Atlantic League All-Star Team (2B) ... South Atlantic League Most Valuable Player2
1999Class A All-Star (2B) ... Carolina League All-Star Team (2B) ... Carolina League Most Valuable Player3
2000Southern League All-Star (2B)1
2003Baseball America Second-Team Major League All-Star (2B)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2009-03-302bFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Phillies  
2009-01-062bPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League ContractTeam Roster on 2009-01-06
2008-03-262bFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Rockies  
2008-01-082bColorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract and invited to spring trainingTeam Roster on 2008-01-08
2007-10-262bFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Padres  
2007-09-092bSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2007-09-09
2007-08-252bSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Sprained left kneeTeam Roster on 2007-08-25
2006-12-20San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($3.25m) Club option for 2008Team Roster on 2006-12-20
2006-12-122bFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency, non-tendered  
2006-01-17Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($3.85m)Team Roster on 2006-01-17
2005-01-20Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($2.35m)Team Roster on 2005-01-20
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2009-03-30Released by Phillies 
2009-01-07ContractSigned by Phillies to minor league contract 
2008-03-26Released by Rockies 
2008-01-08ContractSigned by Rockies to minor league contract 
2007-09-09InjuredActivated from DL 
2007-08-25InjuredDisabled -- Sprained left knee 
2006-12-20ContractSigned by Padres (1-year) 
2005-01-20ContractSigned by Braves (1-year) 
2004-07-15InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-07-01InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2004-05-18InjuredDisabled -- - 
2002-07-16InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-05-29InjuredDisabled -- severely sprained right ankle 
1997-05-26Contractsigned 
* 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
1996Atlanta Braves-1840,000-------40,000Signing Bonus out of 1996 Draft (53rd round - 1512th overall)
2001Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll23200,000-77136-1,897,758200,000240,000
2002Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll24210,000-73023192,011,045200,000450,000
2003Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll25316,500-61523242,163,527300,000766,500
2004Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll26430,000-50720442,070,100300,0001,196,500
2005Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll272,350,000-281969++2,189,055300,0003,546,5002005-01-20 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($2.35m)
2006Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll283,850,000-200976++2,365,072327,0007,396,5002006-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($3.85m)
2007San Diego PadresTeam Payroll293,250,000-2531169++2,459,737380,00010,646,5002006-12-20 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($3.25m) Club option for 2008
* 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