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Jason KendallTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 1996-2010
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Drafted
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsC-2290, LF-20, RF-10, DH-4Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJason Daniel Kendall
Height6-0Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 26,1974 [44.143]PlaceSan Diego,California
High SchoolTorrance (Torrance,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 1st round (23rd overall) of the 1992 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$336,000Signing ScoutsEd RoebuckService Time16.000 (2011)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1993-MLB-#8 ... 1994-MLB-#9 ... 1995-MLB-#7 ... 1996-MLB-#26 ... 1996-MLB-#1
MLB DebutApril 1,1996 [21.279]
OrganizationsPIT [13] OAK [3] KCA [2] MIL [2] CHN [1] Awards8Awards Voting1-30
TBC Player ID889Retrosheet IDkendj001MLBAM ID116974
RelationshipsSon of Fred Kendall
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (C) in 1996 ... Hit for the cycle on May 19, 2000
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed68Power30Contact96XBH28RBIs43Runs36Hitting77Durability79Team.476Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1992Gulf Coast PiratesGCLRkpit-c183311172920010228920210.261.317.279.596312123.279.018.090.2766.507.321.130.000.006.90
1993Augusta PiratesSALApit-c191023664310117414085223070510.276.325.352.67712922400.294.076.145.3065.507.501.360.25366.0021.78
1994Salem BuccaneersCaroA+pit-c201013716811819276614347211307115.318.406.437.84316228438.317.119.275.37610.734.790.451.6053.0023.73
1994Carolina MudcatsSouAApit-c2013476112006002320000.234.294.277.57113251.250.043.085.2653.925.881.500.000.0018.18
1994Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1144187412921277214349241507115.309.395.419.81417530489.310.110.254.36510.024.910.491.4359.7123.26
1995Carolina MudcatsSouAApit-c211174298714026187110756221418510.326.414.448.86219235508.324.122.259.38311.024.330.391.5753.6325.00
1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit18c22130414541242353425235301534117.300.372.401.77316631471.314.101.193.3397.436.370.860.64138.0025.00
1997Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit18c231444867114336484918649533115211.294.391.434.82521148572.314.140.265.3698.579.271.081.4060.7533.57
1998Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit18c241495359517536312752655151312836.327.411.473.88425351627.340.146.280.3908.138.131.001.9144.5829.14
1999Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit18c257828061932038412233832120438.332.428.511.93914331334.348.179.382.41011.389.580.842.4035.0033.33
2000Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit18c261525791121853361458221279791514313.320.412.470.88227253678.349.150.304.39011.6511.651.002.0641.3628.65
2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit18c27157606841612221053131444482002418.266.335.358.69321734672.275.092.163.3086.557.141.091.4960.6021.12
2002Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit18c28145545591542533441584929902111.283.350.356.70619431605.293.073.176.3188.104.790.590.50181.6720.13
2003Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit18c2915058784191293658874940251339.325.399.416.81524438665.340.091.175.3637.376.020.820.9097.8319.90
2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit18c301475748618332035111860411914212.319.399.390.78922435658.337.071.181.3559.126.230.680.46191.3319.13
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak18c31150601701632810538350392005027.271.345.321.66619329676.287.050.141.3047.405.770.780.000.0017.79
2006Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak18c321435527616323015011553541245219.295.367.342.70918924626.323.047.154.3218.478.631.020.16552.0014.72
2007Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak18c3380292246610022231122732307.226.261.281.5428212312.241.055.103.2443.858.652.250.64146.0018.18
2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn18c3357174214710111903191563021.270.362.356.7186212202.291.086.178.3259.417.430.790.50174.0025.53
2007Totals for MLB-MLB         1374664511320134134314295328.242.301.309.61014424514.259.067.131.2756.038.171.350.58155.3321.24
2008Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil18c3415151646127302249835045136275.246.327.324.65116734587.265.078.184.2938.527.670.900.34258.0026.77
2009Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil18c35134452481091922437246581765611.241.331.305.63613823526.270.064.177.2908.7511.031.260.38226.0021.10
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca18c36118434391111800371273745667212.256.318.297.61512918490.280.041.138.2807.559.181.220.000.0016.22
2012Northwest Arkansas NaturaTexAAkca-c3823110000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.2950.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter2085762710302195394357574418989721686254366351177.288.366.378.74428845048701.306.090.198.0008.297.880.950.86101.6922.96
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter36813272124006671619334171358638122825.301.376.398.774528891523.308.097.211.0008.865.650.641.0582.9422.25
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1324799415228187710758261618510.317.403.430.83320637562.318.113.240.00010.324.630.451.4259.8824.34
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1013716811819276614347211307115.318.406.437.84316228438.317.119.275.00010.734.790.451.6053.0023.73
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1023664310117414085223070510.276.325.352.67712922400.294.076.145.0005.507.501.360.25366.0021.78
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3311172920010228920210.261.317.279.596312123.279.018.090.0006.507.321.130.000.006.90
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter1252460670614092562967471140654544031779363295.306.387.418.80519243525282.322.112.227.0008.607.630.891.2768.7524.98
Oakland Athletics Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3731445170392611312522911512035613253.271.337.321.658464651614.291.050.138.0007.137.431.040.19481.6716.58
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2859689423649449215596103301271316.244.329.315.644305571113.267.071.181.0008.639.251.070.36242.0024.15
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter118434391111800371273745667212.256.318.297.61512918490.280.041.138.0007.559.181.220.000.0016.22
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter57174214710111903191563021.270.362.356.7186212202.291.086.178.0009.417.430.790.50174.0025.53
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625938017131365815756532035414.288.366.378.74422439676.306.090.198.0008.297.880.950.86101.6922.96
Average Minor - Per 162 games16258493176293785157593817010411.301.376.398.77423239670.308.097.211.0008.865.650.641.0582.9422.25

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1992Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit18C30--1823653223218.9787.27-----133390.950.0
1993Augusta Pirates SALApit19C62--47265202557537.9648.66-----810260.844.0
1994Salem Buccaneers CaroA+pit20C61--409339-451442.9807.25-----710160.443.9
1994Carolina Mudcats SouAApit20C12--5492-6563.9695.25------1392.38.6
1995Carolina Mudcats SouAApit21C98--6925487754746.9897.61-----1111783.868.1
1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22C129--797711810886868.9806.73-1364176.8813099.279.6
1997Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23C142--952103112010661055.9907.43-955662.9714498.687.7
1998Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24C144--10155891010821073.9927.45-833272.2914996.688.9
1999Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25C75--50548713560553.9887.37-393056.567896.246.6
2000Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26C147-128099081101110811071.9917.290.84873869.61115296.790.7
2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27C133-109373952127803791.9855.950.72732872.3715784.782.1
2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27LF18-14730-3-3330.9091.670.20-----15711.511.1
2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27RF10-671712-2018.9001.800.27-----1576.46.2
2002Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28C143-119179765913871862.9906.030.72783966.7814598.688.8
2003Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29C146145127884148103899889.9896.090.70632373.3915097.390.1
2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30C146145125999878101310861076.9917.370.85653763.7214799.390.7
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31C1471461286985527610441037.9937.050.811012282.1415098.090.7
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31DH3---------------1502.01.9
2006Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32C14114112549245459983978.9956.940.78713169.6714398.687.0
2006Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32DH1---------------1430.70.6
2007Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33C80807144853444523519.9926.490.73591579.7780100.049.4
2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33C52504323622452391386.9877.420.8952591.255791.232.1
2007Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33LF2-21---111.0000.500.50-----802.51.2
2008Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil34C149149132810259461311251119.9957.510.84554157.3415198.792.0
2009Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil35C13313111628826182951943.9927.090.81641680.0413499.382.1
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca36C1181181018721681311802789.9846.690.781014171.16118100.072.8
2012Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca38C2--711-98.8894.00-3-100.0-2100.01.4
MLB Totals for C - 15 season(s)-   C2025110513295130189911441471415314009.9906.921.05122249571.210420250.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF20-14931-3-3431.9121.550.21-----200.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF10-671712-2018.9001.800.27-----100.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH4---------------40.00.0
AA Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C112--75364117828817.9877.29-3-100.0111120.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C61--409339-451442.9807.25-----7610.00.0
A Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C62--47265202557537.9648.66-----8620.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C30--1823653223218.9787.27-----13300.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1992Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit18-30---------
1993Augusta Pirates SALApit19-62---------
1994Salem Buccaneers CaroA+pit20-61---------
1994Carolina Mudcats SouAApit20-12---------
1995Carolina Mudcats SouAApit21-98---------
1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22-129---------
1997Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23-142---------
1998Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24-144---------
1999Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25-75---------
2000Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26-147---------
2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27-133----18-10--
2002Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28-143---------
2003Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29-146---------
2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30-146---------
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31-147--------3
2006Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32-141--------1
2007Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33-80----2----
2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33-52---------
2008Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil34-149---------
2009Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil35-133---------
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca36-118---------
2012Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca38-2---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3219565132007203720000.232.295.268.56315261.265.036.1254.9211.482.330.000.0015.38
2006Oakland AthleticsDiv SeriesMLB32314131001000400000.214.214.286.5004114.300.072.0710.0028.570.000.000.0033.33
2006Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB32417050000002200000.294.368.294.6625019.333.000.11810.5310.531.000.000.000.00
2007Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3318524122002014300003.231.286.269.55514256.245.038.0967.145.360.750.000.0016.67
2008Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB3422508172003014520002.340.411.380.79119256.378.040.1007.148.931.250.000.0011.76
2008Milwaukee BrewersDiv SeriesMLB34414020001000200000.143.143.143.2862014.167.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00
2009Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB3522668163136001600002.242.254.455.70930767.228.213.2271.498.966.004.4822.0043.75
2010Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB362143263005003732000.140.245.209.4549351.167.069.1405.8813.732.330.000.0050.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs102267276412132322152872007.240.298.326.6248716291.258.086.1425.159.621.871.0389.0025.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs728151002000600000.179.179.214.3936128.227.035.0360.0021.430.000.000.0020.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs417050000002200000.294.368.294.6625019.333.000.11810.5310.531.000.000.000.00

Awards [8]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1992High School All-American - 1st Team (C)1
1993South Atlantic League All-Star Team (C)1
1995Double-A All-Star (C) ... Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League Player of the Year ... Southern League All-Star (C) ... Southern League Most Valuable Player4
1998National League Player of the Week (August 10-August 16) ... Pittsburgh Pirates Player of the Year2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-07-24CFree Agent -RetiredRetiredAnnounced retirement38.028  
2012-07-19CKansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract38.023Team Roster on 2012-07-19
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-05-05InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2011-03-30InjuredDisabled -- Right shoulder surgery 
2010-09-03InjuredDisabled -- Right Shoulder Surgery (60-days) 
2010-01-14ContractSigned by Royals 
2007-11-21ContractSigned by Brewers (1-year) 
2007-07-16TradeTraded by Athletics with cash considerations to Cubs for Rob Bowen and Jerry Blevins 
2004-11-29TradeTraded by Pirates to Athletics 
2004-11-27TradeTraded by Pirates with Cash to Athletics for Arthur Rhodes, Mark Redman and Cash. 
1992-06-16Contractsigned 
* 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
1992Pittsburgh Pirates-18336,000-------336,000Signing Bonus out of 1992 Draft (1st round - 23rd overall)
1996Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll22109,000-78630-957,870109,000445,000
1997Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll23235,000-52711421,182,177150,000680,000
1998Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll24600,000-3945571,276,192170,0001,280,000
1999Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll251,250,000-3147661,454,491200,0002,530,000
2000Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll262,250,000-242473++1,394,248200,0004,780,000
2001Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll275,100,000-122387++1,897,758200,0009,880,000
2002Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll286,571,429-92290++2,011,045200,00016,451,429
2003Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll298,571,429-58193++2,163,527300,00025,022,858
2004Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll308,571,429-60194++2,070,100300,00033,594,287
2005Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll3110,571,429-38196++2,189,055300,00044,165,716
2006Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll3211,492,454-37196++2,365,072327,00055,658,170
2007Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll3312,858,194-34196++2,459,737380,00068,516,364
2007Chicago CubsTeam Payroll3312,858,194-34296++2,459,737380,00068,516,364
2008Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll344,250,000-209877++2,696,252390,00072,766,364
2009Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll355,000,000-174679++2,746,792400,00077,766,364
2010Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll362,250,000-31011662,812,412400,00080,016,364
* 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