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Mike Fontenot #1AW-5CWS-1WS-1

+ Free Agent Status: FA
Positions: 2B-1022, 3B-178, SS-96, OF-2, DH-1
Proper Name: Michael Eugene Fontenot
Born: June 9, 1980 (34.268) in Slidell, Louisiana
Height/Weight: 5-8 / 160 Bats/Throws: Left-Right
High School: Salmen (Slidell,LA)
College: Louisiana State University
Drafted: 2001 -- 1st round (19th overall) by Baltimore Orioles (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:April 13,2005 (24.308)
TBC Player ID:5318
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Recent Contract:Signed to Minor League Contract by Tampa Bay Rays (2014-03-29)
Organizations:BAL, CHN, SFN, PHI, TBA
Signed by:Mike Tullier
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63 47 57 61 46

Recent Roster MovementAll Transactions

2014-11-08FAGranted free agency
2014-04-12MAssigned to Durham (AAA)
2014-03-29MSigned to Minor League Contract
2014-01-11MSigned to Minor League Contract
2013-11-10FAGranted free agency

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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2014MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2014-11-083B-2BFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2014-04-12Tampa Bay Rays3B-2BMinorsDurhamAAAAssigned to Durham (AAA)---
    2014-03-29Tampa Bay Rays3B-2BMinorsTampa Bay RaysMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2014-01-11Washington Nationals3B-2BMinorsWashington NationalsMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2013-11-103B-2BFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2013-04-06Tampa Bay Rays3B-2BMinorsDurhamAAAAssigned to Durham (AAA)---
    2012-11-29Tampa Bay Rays3B-2BMinorsTampa Bay RaysMLBSigned to minor league contract---
    2012-08-05-3bFA-MLBReleased by Phillies---
    2012-08-01Philadelphia Phillies3bDFAPhiladelphia PhilliesMLBDesignated for assignment---
    2012-05-12Philadelphia Phillies3bActive-MLBPhiladelphia PhilliesMLBContract purchased from Lehigh Valley (AAA)40man
    2012-04-20Philadelphia PhilliesIFMinorsLehigh ValleyAAAAssigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)---
    2012-04-13Philadelphia PhilliesSSMinorsLehigh ValleyAAASigned to minor league contract---
    2012-03-303B-2BFAMLBReleased by Giants---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Released by Giants
    Traded by Cubs to Giants for Evan Crawford
    Traded by Orioles with Jerry Hairston and Dave Crouthers to Cubs for Sammy Sosa.
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Baltimore Orioles in 1st round (19th overall) of 2001 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Tampa Bay Rays in 21st round (625th overall) of 1999 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2012Philadelphia Phillies$ 480,000760300$ 480,000$ 2,952,4822012-04-13 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($0.48m) Minor League
    2011San Francisco Giants$ 1,050,0004242054$ 414,000$ 2,722,6072011-12-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($1.05m) Avoided arbitration
    2010San Francisco Giants$ 1,000,0004131854$ 400,000$ 2,812,5942010-12-02 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($1.05m) Avoided arbitration
    2010-01-19 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($1m) avoided arbitration
    2010Chicago Cubs$ 1,000,0004131654$ 400,000$ 2,812,5942010-12-02 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($1.05m) Avoided arbitration
    2010-01-19 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($1m) avoided arbitration
    2009Chicago Cubs$ 430,0005632430$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-02-25 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($0.43m)
    2008Chicago Cubs$ 405,0005932535$ 390,000$ 2,696,2522008-01-01 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($0.405m)
    2007Chicago Cubs$ 380,000737310$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-05-15 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($0.38m) Contract purchased from minors
    2005Chicago Cubs$ 300,000794340$ 300,000$ 2,189,055

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