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Gil Meche #1AS-1

+ Played in Major Leagues 1999-2010
Positions: P-361
Proper Name: Gilbert Allen Meche
Born: September 8, 1978 (36.104) in Lafayette, Louisiana
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 180 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Acadiana (Lafayette,LA)
Drafted: 1996 -- 1st round (22nd overall) by Seattle Mariners (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:July 6,1999 (20.301)
TBC Player ID:715
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Recent Contract:Signed to 5-year contract for 2007-2011 ($55m) by Kansas City Royals. $2m signing bonus
Organizations:SEA, KCA
Signed by:Chris Smith
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Pitch Repertoire Fastball (48.90%) -- Slider (19.56%) -- Curveball (16.82%) -- Changeup (8.96%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (5.76%)
Fastball Velocity: [2010] - 92.69
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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Released by Royals
    Signed by Royals (5-years)
    Signed by Mariners (1-year)
    On disabled list
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Seattle Mariners in 1st round (22nd overall) of 1996 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2010Kansas City Royals$ 12,400,00053195$ 400,000$ 2,812,594
    2009Kansas City Royals$ 11,400,00069292$ 400,000$ 2,746,792
    2008Kansas City Royals$ 11,400,00062294$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    2007Kansas City Royals$ 7,400,000108387$ 380,000$ 2,459,737
    2006Seattle Mariners$ 3,700,0002081075$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-12-08 - Signed to 5-year contract for 2007-2011 ($55m) $2m signing bonus
    2006-01-27 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($3.7m) avoided arbitration
    2005Seattle Mariners$ 2,535,0002631371$ 300,000$ 2,189,0552005-01-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($2.535m) avoided arbitration
    2004Seattle Mariners$ 1,950,0002771670$ 300,000$ 2,070,100
    2003Seattle Mariners$ 325,0005792628$ 300,000$ 2,163,527
    2000Seattle Mariners$ 252,5006172732$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    1999Seattle Mariners$ 200,000807320$ 200,000$ 1,454,491

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