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Rick Ankiel AW-3

+ TBD Status: R
Positions: CF-453, OF-153, P-118, RF-90, LF-44
Proper Name: Richard Alexander Ankiel
Born: July 19, 1979 (35.159) in Fort Pierce, Florida
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 210 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School: Port St. Lucie (Port St. Lucie,FL)
College:
Drafted: 1997 -- 2nd round (72nd overall) by St. Louis Cardinals (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:August 23,1999 (20.035)
TBC Player ID:4147
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Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0m) by New York Mets (2013-05-13)
Organizations:SLN, KCA, ATL, WAS, NYN, HOU
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Scouting Scores

speed contact patience batting power
38.5 29.83 46 40.33 83.83
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Recent Roster MovementAll Transactions

DateStatusNotes
2014-03-06RAnnounced retirement
2013-06-13FARefused Minor League Assignment - Declared free agency
2013-06-08AsDesignated for assignment
2013-05-13ASigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0m)
2013-05-09FAReleased by Astros

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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2014MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2014-03-06rfRMLBAnnounced retirement---
    2013
    2013-06-13rfFAMLBRefused Minor League Assignment - Declared free agency---
    2013-06-08New York MetscfDFANew York MetsMLBDesignated for assignment---
    2013-05-13New York MetscfActive-MLBNew York MetsMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0m)40man
    2013-05-09rfFAMLBReleased by Astros---
    2013-05-06Houston AstrosrfDFAHouston AstrosMLBDesignated for assignment---
    2013-03-31Houston AstrosrfActive-MLBHouston AstrosMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2013-01-17Houston AstroscfMinorsHouston AstrosMLBSigned to minor league contract---
    2012
    2012-07-27-cfFA-MLBReleased by Nationals---
    2012-07-19Washington NationalscfDFAWashington NationalsMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2012-05-08Washington NationalscfActive-MLBWashington NationalsMLB40man
    2012-04-14Washington NationalsPActive-MLBWashington NationalsMLBActivated from DL40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Nationals
    Granted free agency
    Signed by Nationals
    Granted free agency
    Traded by Royals with Kyle Farnsworth to Braves for Tim Collins, Gregor Blanco and Jesse Chavez
    Signed by Royals
    Signed by Cardinals (1-year)
    Signed by Cardinals to minor league contract
    Signed by Cardinals (minor)
    Released by Cardinals
    On disabled list
    signed
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by St. Louis Cardinals in 2nd round (72nd overall) of 1997 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2013Houston Astros$ 490,000774220$ 490,000$ 3,003,0672013-05-13 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0m)
    2013New York Mets$ 490,000774320$ 490,000$ 3,003,0672013-05-13 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0m)
    2012Washington Nationals$ 1,250,0003891457$ 480,000$ 2,952,4822012-02-06 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($1.25m) Minor League Contract
    2011Washington Nationals$ 1,500,0003651259$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2010Atlanta Braves$ 2,750,0002851369$ 400,000$ 2,812,5942010-12-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($1.5m)
    2010-01-22 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($3.25m) Mutual option for 2011
    2010Kansas City Royals$ 2,750,000285969$ 400,000$ 2,812,5942010-12-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($1.5m)
    2010-01-22 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($3.25m) Mutual option for 2011
    2009St. Louis Cardinals$ 2,825,0002611168$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-02-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($2.825m) Avoided arbitration. Asked $3.3m, offered $2.35m
    2008St. Louis Cardinals$ 900,0004281853$ 390,000$ 2,696,2522008-01-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($0.9m) Avoided arbitration
    2007St. Louis Cardinals$ 380,000737350$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-01-11 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($0.4m) Minor League Contract
    2004St. Louis Cardinals$ 320,0006302330$ 300,000$ 2,070,1002004-01-01 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2004-2004 ($0.32m)
    2001St. Louis Cardinals$ 400,0005122342$ 200,000$ 1,897,7582001-03-03 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2001-2001 ($0.4m)
    2000St. Louis Cardinals$ 202,5007463218$ 200,000$ 1,394,2482000-03-02 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2000-2000 ($0.2025m)
    1999St. Louis Cardinals$ 200,000807370$ 200,000$ 1,454,4911999-08-24 - Signed to 1-year contract for 1999-1999 ($0.2m) Contract purchased from minors


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