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GERALD LAIRD

MLB  Atlanta Braves   40-man Roster
Positions
C-1156, OF-21, 1B-10, DH-8, 3B-3, RF-2, SS-1, LF-1, 2B-1
Born
November 13, 1979  (34.157)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-2 / 195
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
La Quinta  (Westminster,CA)
College:
Drafted:
Oakland Athletics:  1998-2-45 (June-Reg)  bonus: $1,000,000
Full Name
Gerald Lee Laird 
TBC Player ID
5933
MLB Debut
April 30, 2003  (23.169)
Signed by
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Top Prospect:  team  2003 (#5-TEX), 2004 (#6-TEX)

Recent Contract:  2-years/$3m (2013-2014) by Atlanta Braves
Speed
58
Contact
41
Patience
44
Batting
44
Power
45
Health
96

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OFF THE FIELD
StartEndContract DateTeamContract TermValueper YearNotes
20132014November 16,2012Atlanta Braves2$3,000,000$1,500,000
20132014November 16,2012Atlanta Braves2$3,000,000$1,500,000
20122012November 18,2011Detroit Tigers1$1,000,000 
20112011December 14,2010St. Louis Cardinals1$1,100,000 
20102010January 19,2010Detroit Tigers1$3,950,000 avoided arbitration
20092009January 20,2009Detroit Tigers1$2,800,000 Avoided arbitration
20082008January 18,2008Detroit Tigers1$1,600,000 Avoided arbitration
20072007February 26,2007Texas Rangers1$400,322 
20062006February 16,2006Texas Rangers1$332,000 
20052005February 17,2005Texas Rangers1$300,000 

Multi-year contracts are highlighted in gray.


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