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Biography Data
Positions: 2B-1022, 3B-178, SS-96, OF-2, DH-1
Proper Name: Michael Eugene Fontenot
Born: June 9, 1980 (35.248)
Place 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)
Service Time:5.053 (2013)
TBC Player ID:5318
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2014-11-08 - Granted free agency More
Prospect Ranks:[2005]BAL #7 [2004]BAL #9 [2003]BAL #6
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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  • 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
    2013-11-103B-2BFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2013-04-06Tampa Bay Rays3B-2BMinorsDurhamAAAAssigned to Durham (AAA)---
    2012
    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 PhilliesPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB---
    2012-04-13Philadelphia PhilliesSSMinorsLehigh ValleyAAASigned to minor league contract---
    2012-03-303B-2BFAMLBReleased by Giants---
    2011
    2011-12-12San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco GiantsMLB---
    2010
    2010-12-02San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco GiantsMLB---
    2010-01-19Chicago CubsChicago CubsMLB---
    2009
    2009-02-25Chicago CubsChicago CubsMLB---
    2008
    2008-01-01Chicago CubsChicago CubsMLB---
    2007
    2007-05-15Chicago CubsChicago CubsMLB---
    2004
    2004-11-29Chicago CubsChicago CubsMLB---
    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.
    signed
    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 ($1.05m) Avoided arbitration
    2010Chicago Cubs$ 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 ($1m) avoided arbitration
    2010San Francisco Giants$ 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 ($1m) avoided arbitration
    2009Chicago Cubs$ 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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