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Carlos LeeTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 1999-2012
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PositionsLF-1770, 3B-509, 1B-270, DH-82, OF-9Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameCarlos Noriel Lee
Height6-2Weight220BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 20,1976 [42.000]PlaceAguadulce,Panama

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1994 by the Chicago White Sox.
Signing ScoutsMiguel IbarraService Time13.150 (2012)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1997-CHA-#10 ... 1998-MLB-#43 ... 1999-MLB-#28 ... 1999-CHA-#1
MLB DebutMay 7,1999 [22.321]
OrganizationsCHA [11] HOU [6] MIL [2] MIA [1] TEX [1] Awards12Awards Voting4-46
TBC Player ID881Retrosheet IDlee-c001MLBAM ID150324
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed62Power66Contact85XBH60RBIs83Runs58Hitting78Durability83Team.468Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1994Gulf Coast White SoxGCLRkcha-3b182956671001014800001.125.183.143.3268160.146.018.071.1596.6713.332.000.000.0014.29
1995Bristol White SoxAppRkcha-3b1967269439317174517783420336.346.365.494.85913325282.372.148.216.3712.8412.064.252.4838.4326.88
1995Hickory CrawdadsSALAcha-3b19632181854914301583410027.248.278.353.6317714227.278.105.124.2763.5214.984.251.7654.5025.93
1995Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         13048761147262117518121668303513.302.326.431.75721039509.331.129.175.3293.1413.364.252.1644.2726.53
1996Hickory CrawdadsSALAcha-3b2011948065150236870181323500011515.313.337.435.77220937514.328.122.181.3324.479.732.171.5660.0024.67
1997Winston-Salem WarthogsCaroA+cha-3b211395468117350417821153665227212.317.357.516.87328271593.331.199.277.3756.0710.961.812.8732.1241.04
1998Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha353b2213854977166332211061153955202232.302.350.485.83526656592.305.183.264.3626.599.291.413.5526.1433.73
1999Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha-3b-of2325941633504202181410313.351.396.532.928509106.367.181.277.3967.5513.211.753.7723.5027.27
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha45lf23127492661443221684421372417011.293.312.463.77522850517.311.170.201.3332.5113.935.543.0930.7534.72
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha45lf2415257210717229224921343894315117.301.345.484.82927755619.322.183.266.3576.1415.192.473.8823.8331.98
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha45lf251505587515033324841773885612215.269.321.468.78926160605.279.199.285.3376.2814.052.243.9723.2540.00
2002Chicago White SoxALMLBcha45lf2614049282130262268014757320745.264.359.484.84323854576.260.220.366.36313.0212.670.974.5118.9241.54
2003Chicago White SoxALMLBcha45lf27158623100181351311131843791407220.291.331.499.83031167671.295.208.291.3545.5113.562.464.6220.1037.02
2004Chicago White SoxALMLBcha45lf2815359110318037031991155486706310.305.366.525.89131068658.310.220.321.3798.2113.071.594.7119.0637.78
2005Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil45lf2916261885164410321141345787201178.265.324.487.81130173688.259.222.328.3438.2812.651.534.6519.3144.51
2006Arizona BrewersArizRkmil-30518582006003010102.444.522.5561.07810223.421.112.278.46413.040.000.000.000.0025.00
2006Huntsville StarsSouAAmil-302133480017101810100.242.278.333.61111136.280.091.152.2682.7822.228.002.7833.0012.50
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         265191620113104820202.314.373.412.78521359.341.098.196.3456.7813.562.001.6951.0018.75
2006Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil45lf301023886011118028811223839207413.286.347.549.89621346435.253.263.387.3738.748.971.036.4413.8641.44
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex45lf3059236427619193570202600429.322.369.525.89412429260.327.203.318.3787.6910.001.303.4626.2238.16
2006Totals for MLB-MLB         1616241021873713711619258652011622.300.355.540.89533775695.281.240.361.3758.359.351.125.3216.8640.11
2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45lf311626279319043132119105536340131027.303.354.528.88233176697.290.225.317.3717.609.041.194.5919.5940.00
2008Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45lf32115436611372702810041374930578.314.368.569.93724855481.299.255.346.3967.6910.191.325.8215.5740.15
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45lf331606106518335126102534151308521.300.343.489.83229862662.290.189.259.3566.197.701.243.9323.4633.88
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45lf34157605671492912489333759304120.246.291.417.70825254649.238.171.231.3105.709.091.593.7025.2136.24
2011Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45lf-1b3515558566161384189443596030689.275.342.446.78826160653.279.171.274.3419.049.191.022.7632.5037.27
2012Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou-1b36310150012000200000.500.500.8001.3008110.571.300.300.5590.0020.000.0010.0010.0020.00
2012Houston AstrosNLMLBhou451b3666258247415152900191700027.287.336.411.74710621277.292.124.198.3256.866.140.891.8151.6028.38
2012Miami MarlinsNLMLBmia451b3681292297112044830393210626.243.328.325.6539516338.256.082.226.29211.549.470.821.1873.0022.54
2006Totals for NL-NL         14755053145271977305849106413.264.332.365.69720137615.273.101.213.3089.437.970.841.4661.1125.52
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter2099798311252273469193581363125476559844739860206.285.339.483.82238548468786.284.198.290.0007.4611.201.504.0722.3037.22
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter609227331669714014633696137130270102281578.307.343.464.80710542172443.322.157.225.0005.3211.052.082.5836.0831.13
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter25941633504202181410313.351.396.532.928509106.367.181.277.0007.5513.211.753.7723.5027.27
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter16259282179332231151254065303232.302.348.481.82928558638.308.179.258.0006.2710.191.633.6125.7432.40
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1395468117350417821153665227212.317.357.516.87328271593.331.199.277.0006.0710.961.812.8732.1241.04
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1826988320432712100191831841011722.292.318.410.72828651741.313.118.163.0004.1811.342.711.6258.1725.00
Rk Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter10134354108201752178154230439.315.345.440.78515128365.339.125.195.0004.1111.512.801.9249.0025.93
Chicago White Sox Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter8803328533957192101525526426255501263341278.288.340.488.82816253543646.297.200.289.0006.9913.741.964.1721.8936.99
Houston Astros Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter815312137689418781335332615246299160363392.286.338.479.81714963283419.279.193.275.0007.208.751.223.8923.4736.69
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2641006145275590601952569512640181121.273.333.511.8445141191123.257.238.351.0008.4611.221.335.3416.7743.27
Miami Marlins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter81292297112044830393210626.243.328.325.6539516338.256.082.226.00011.549.470.821.1873.0022.54
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter59236427619193570202600429.322.369.525.89412429260.327.203.318.0007.6910.001.303.4626.2238.16
Average MLB - Per 162 games16261687175361281051045176408516.285.339.483.82229765678.284.198.290.0007.4611.201.504.0722.3037.22
Average Minor - Per 162 games16260584185374179816103572317421.307.343.464.80728058650.322.157.225.0005.3211.052.082.5836.0831.13

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1994Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha183B21--1829224947.9592.24------2972.435.0
1995Bristol White Sox AppRkcha193B58--581041810180162.9002.79------6786.686.6
1995Bristol White Sox AppRkcha191B5--263-229291.0005.80------677.57.5
1995Hickory Crawdads SALAcha193B44--3076194125106.8482.41------6369.831.9
1996Hickory Crawdads SALAcha203B113--912313219354322.9102.85------11995.080.7
1996Hickory Crawdads SALAcha201B9--584-662621.0006.89------1197.66.4
1997Winston-Salem Warthogs CaroA+cha213B133--932333418360326.9062.45------13995.795.0
1998Birmingham Barons SouAAcha223B127--992233516357322.9022.54------13892.090.7
1999Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha233B13--1020413430.8822.31------2552.09.0
1999Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha23OF9--13---13131.0001.44------2536.06.3
1999Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha231B4--332-435351.0008.75------2516.02.8
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23LF105--20134-208204.9811.94------12782.765.2
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23DH16---------------12712.69.9
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha231B5--244132928.9665.60------1273.93.1
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24LF149-1272273103-286283.9901.900.22-----15298.092.0
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24DH2---------------1521.31.2
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25LF130-104824198-258250.9691.920.24-----15086.780.2
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25DH17---------------15011.310.5
2002Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26LF137-1133249811258257.9961.880.23-----14097.984.6
2002Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26DH2---------------1401.41.2
2003Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27LF1561551328308871323316.9782.030.24-----15898.796.3
2003Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27DH1---------------1580.60.6
2004Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28LF148148127728211-22932931.0001.980.23-----15396.791.4
2004Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28DH5---------------1533.33.1
2005Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil29LF1621611404307863321315.9811.940.22-----162100.0100.0
2006Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil30LF989783514544-153149.9741.520.18-----10296.160.5
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex30LF51514248212-8583.9761.630.20-----5986.431.5
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex30DH88--------------5913.64.9
2006Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil30DH44--------------1023.92.5
2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31LF1571571369261842273269.9851.710.20-----16296.996.9
2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31DH3---------------1621.91.9
2008Houston AstrosNLMLBhou32LF11011091518741-192191.9951.740.21-----11595.768.3
2008Houston AstrosNLMLBhou32DH4---------------1153.52.5
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33LF154154127221192-222220.9911.430.17-----16096.395.1
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33DH6---------------1603.83.7
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou331B1-12---221.0002.002.00-----1600.60.6
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34LF1331331096183661195189.9691.420.17-----15784.782.1
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou341B20171431151216128127.9926.350.89-----15712.712.3
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34DH7---------------1574.54.3
2011Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35LF80786451191023131129.9851.610.20-----15551.649.4
2011Houston AstrosNLMLBhou351B797062457875559658653.9928.271.05-----15551.048.8
2012Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou361B2--6---661.0003.00------366.71.4
2012Miami MarlinsNLMLBmia361B808069564360368706703.9968.791.01-----8198.849.4
2012Houston AstrosNLMLBhou361B656555557644346623620.9959.541.12-----6698.540.1
2012Houston AstrosNLMLBhou36DH1---------------661.50.6
MLB Totals for LF - 13 season(s)-   LF1770124414018304999501331983148.9841.780.22-----17700.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B250232201819381951318221462133.9948.531.06-----2500.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 12 season(s)-   DH7612--------------760.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B13--1020413430.8822.31------130.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF9--13---13131.0001.44------90.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B4--332-435351.0008.75------40.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B127--992233516357322.9022.54------1270.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--6---661.0003.00------20.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B133--932333418360326.9062.45------1330.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B157--1213075123479428.8942.73------1570.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B9--584-662621.0006.89------90.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B79--761332012229209.9132.65------790.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B5--263-229291.0005.80------50.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1994Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha18-----21-----
1995Bristol White Sox AppRkcha19--5--58-----
1995Hickory Crawdads SALAcha19-----44-----
1996Hickory Crawdads SALAcha20--9--113-----
1997Winston-Salem Warthogs CaroA+cha21-----133-----
1998Birmingham Barons SouAAcha22-----127-----
1999Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha23--4--13---9-
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23--5---105---16
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24------149---2
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25------130---17
2002Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26------137---2
2003Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27------156---1
2004Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28------148---5
2005Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil29------162----
2006Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil30------98---4
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex30------51---8
2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31------157---3
2008Houston AstrosNLMLBhou32------110---4
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33--1---154---6
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34--20---133---7
2011Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35--79---80----
2012Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou36--2--------
2012Miami MarlinsNLMLBmia36--80--------
2012Houston AstrosNLMLBhou36--65-------1

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2000Chicago White SoxDiv SeriesMLB24311011001000200000.091.091.182.2732111.111.091.0910.0018.180.000.000.00100.00
2006PanamaWBCTournament30311220000000300000.182.182.182.3642011.250.000.0000.0027.270.000.000.000.00
2006Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB3011323112014015410003.344.447.500.94716338.370.156.28113.1610.530.802.6332.0027.27
2007Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB31185151740110004400004.333.382.471.85324555.348.138.2167.277.271.001.8251.0029.41
2008Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB32195171430312006400201.275.339.510.84926659.239.235.35310.176.780.675.0817.0042.86
2009PanamaWBCTournament3327010000001000000.143.250.143.393108.143.000.14312.500.000.000.000.000.00
2009Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB33205461120110008700303.204.292.296.58816365.204.092.24112.3110.770.881.5454.0027.27
2010Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB34185151770213002600000.333.358.588.94630953.349.255.2943.7711.323.003.7725.5052.94
2011Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB3520574122039005900002.211.274.404.67823562.200.193.2818.0614.521.804.8419.0041.67
2012Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB3618515156028017800002.294.379.529.90827858.317.235.35312.0713.791.143.4525.5053.33
World Baseball Classic Totals - 2 yrs518230000001300000.167.211.167.3783019.200.000.0565.2615.793.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs12434735972601366023742105015.280.346.467.81316239390.283.187.2889.4910.771.143.3326.6940.21
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs311011001000200000.091.091.182.2732111.111.091.0910.0018.180.000.000.00100.00

Awards [12]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1995Appalachian League All-Star (3B)1
1996South Atlantic League All-Star Team (UT)1
1997Carolina League All-Star Team (UT)1
1999American League Player of the Week (August 23-August 29)1
2000American League Player of the Week (September 4-September 10)1
2005Milwaukee Brewers Player of the Year ... National League Player of the Week (May 2-May 8) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (OF)3
2007Houston Astros Player of the Year ... NL Silver Slugger Award (OF)2
2008National League Player of the Week (August 4-August 10)1
2011Houston Astros Player of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2013-06-211BFree Agent -RetiredRetiredAnnounced retirement37.001  
2012-10-291BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency36.131  
2012-07-041bMiami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Astros for Matt Dominguez and Rob Rasmussen36.014Team Roster on 2012-07-04
2012-06-171bHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL35.362Team Roster on 2012-06-17
2012-06-15LF-1BHouston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Corpus Christi (AA) for rehab35.360Team Roster on 2012-06-15
2012-06-031bHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained left hamstring35.348Team Roster on 2012-06-03
2012-05-061bHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActive--35.320Team Roster on 2012-05-06
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2008-08-09InjuredDisabled -- Fractured distal left fifth finger 
2006-11-25ContractSigned by Astros (6-years) 
2006-07-28TradeTraded by Brewers with Nelson Cruz to Rangers for Francisco Cordero, Kevin Mench, Laynce Nix and Julian Cordero 
2004-12-13TradeTraded by White Sox to Brewers for Travis Hinton, Luis Vizcaino and Scott Podsednik. 
1994-02-08ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
1994-01-29ContractSigned as nondrafted free agent by White Sox 
* 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 SoxTeam Payroll23200,000-80728-1,454,491200,000200,000
2000Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll24275,000-58319361,394,248200,000475,000
2001Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll25400,000-51217431,897,758200,000875,000
2002Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll26200,000-75730-2,011,045200,0001,075,000
2003Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll274,200,000-166980++2,163,527300,0005,275,000
2004Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll286,500,000-94590++2,070,100300,00011,775,000
2005Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll298,000,000-70192++2,189,055300,00019,775,000
2006Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll308,500,000-81291++2,365,072327,00028,275,000
2006Texas RangersTeam Payroll308,500,000-81291++2,365,072327,00028,275,000
2007Houston AstrosTeam Payroll3111,500,000-45395++2,459,737380,00039,775,000
2008Houston AstrosTeam Payroll3212,500,000-46496++2,696,252390,00052,275,000
2009Houston AstrosTeam Payroll3319,000,000-61100++2,746,792400,00071,275,000
2010Houston AstrosTeam Payroll3419,000,000-81100++2,812,412400,00090,275,000
2011Houston AstrosTeam Payroll3519,000,000-11199++2,722,607414,000109,275,000
2012Houston AstrosTeam Payroll3619,000,00013.1516199++2,954,887480,000128,275,000
2012Miami MarlinsTeam Payroll3619,000,00013.1516199++2,954,887480,000128,275,000
* 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