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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
The formula to determine similarity scores is listed in the about section of the site. In short, the scores attempt to compare players career batting statistics vs all other major leagues as well as cumulative statistics at each age.
Career Statistics
1.  Luis Rivera (87.35)
2.  Ryan Church (84.86)
3.  Pat Kelly (83.37)
4.  Conor Jackson (81.52)
5.  Andujar Cedeno (81.32)
6.  Jeremy Hermida (81.31)
7.  Jose Molina (81.28)
8.  Bobby Del Greco (81.07)
9.  Glenn Hoffman (80.84)
10.  Alex Trevino (80.84)
Age: 24
1.  Vic Janowicz (81.87)
2.  Pat Corrales (81.6)
3.  Jose Nieves (81.53)
4.  Rene Tosoni (81.35)
5.  Jason Castro (81.22)
6.  Tony Abreu (80.97)
7.  Nick Hundley (78.2)
8.  John Balaz (77.68)
9.  Ron Davis (77.4)
10.  Hank Conger (76.3)
Age: 25
1.  Jason Bartlett (82.11)
2.  Chris Turner (80.99)
3.  Josh Anderson (80.72)
4.  Casper Asbjornson (78.73)
5.  Hank Conger (78.38)
6.  Rich Severson (78)
7.  Tilson Brito (77.59)
8.  Steve Decker (77.49)
9.  Jeff Clement (77.27)
10.  Ken Rudolph (77.16)
Age: 26
1.  Roosevelt Brown (83.37)
2.  Jay Canizaro (82.35)
3.  Ryan Church (79.95)
4.  Hensley Meulens (78.99)
5.  Rich Reese (78.87)
6.  Nelson Cruz (78.73)
7.  Aaron Cunningham (77.63)
8.  Juan Bernhardt (77.61)
9.  Shane Costa (76.85)
10.  Chris Sabo (76.79)
Age: 27
1.  Kevin Young (84.46)
2.  Chris Woodward (83.07)
3.  Ron Karkovice (82.81)
4.  Ron Davis (82.58)
5.  Mike Moustakas (82.38)
6.  Ruben Gotay (82.15)
7.  Jonathan Lucroy (81.85)
8.  Bobby Smith (81.75)
9.  Ruben Mateo (81.61)
10.  Travis Buck (81.55)
Age: 28
1.  Dustan Mohr (84.41)
2.  Chris Widger (83.86)
3.  Ryan Church (83.65)
4.  Geoff Blum (82.34)
5.  Rey Quinones (81.83)
6.  Scott Stahoviak (81.81)
7.  Leroy Stanton (81.32)
8.  Russ Davis (81.12)
9.  Warren Morris (80.26)
10.  Andy LaRoche (80.12)
Age: 29
1.  Brendan Harris (88.3)
2.  Yorvit Torrealba (85.53)
3.  Reno Bertoia (82.98)
4.  Neil Walker (82.55)
5.  Warren Morris (82.23)
6.  Ryan Church (82.15)
7.  Luis Matos (81.69)
8.  Bobby Del Greco (81.15)
9.  Mike Matheny (80.79)
10.  Chris Brown (80.67)
Age: 30
1.  Ryan Church (85.21)
2.  Billy Gardner (84.48)
3.  Yorvit Torrealba (84.32)
4.  Luis Rivera (83.59)
5.  Gordon Beckham (83.56)
6.  Neil Walker (82.81)
7.  Bob Johnson (82.26)
8.  Bobby Kielty (81.94)
9.  Geoff Blum (81.68)
10.  Jose Castillo (81.49)
Age: 31
1.  Luis Rivera (86.73)
2.  Yorvit Torrealba (86.44)
3.  Jason Michaels (85.31)
4.  Billy Gardner (84.61)
5.  Ryan Church (84.45)
6.  Pat Kelly (83.85)
7.  Gordon Beckham (83.05)
8.  Geoff Blum (82.78)
9.  Andujar Cedeno (81.95)
10.  Jose Castillo (81.49)
Age: 32
1.  Randy Velarde (88.38)
2.  Luis Rivera (86.79)
3.  Jason Michaels (86.28)
4.  Mark DeRosa (85.43)
5.  Ryan Church (84.86)
6.  Marcos Scutaro (84.1)
7.  Pat Kelly (83.37)
8.  Mike Gallego (82.5)
9.  Conor Jackson (81.52)
10.  Andujar Cedeno (81.32)
Age: 33
1.  Luis Rivera (86.21)
2.  Jason Michaels (85.99)
3.  Ryan Church (84.86)
4.  Pat Kelly (83.37)
5.  Conor Jackson (81.52)
6.  Andujar Cedeno (81.32)
7.  Jeremy Hermida (81.31)
8.  Bobby Del Greco (81.07)
9.  Gregg Zaun (80.9)
10.  Glenn Hoffman (80.84)


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