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Mark Grudzielanek 2B

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
20 7603 .289 .332 .393 86 16.0
Birth Date6-30-1970
Height6' 1"
Weight185 lbs
Age49 years, 1 months, 19 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
1995 MON 25 78 293 66 12 2 1 14 47 7 8 3 .245 .300 .316 61 -13.7 -0.1 1.7 -0.1
1996 MON 26 153 696 201 34 4 6 26 83 9 33 7 .306 .340 .397 89 -7.2 5.5 -3.7 2.5
1997 MON 27 156 688 177 54 3 4 23 76 10 25 9 .273 .307 .384 76 -18.0 2.8 -1.2 1.1
1998 LAN 28 51 206 51 6 0 2 5 23 2 7 0 .264 .286 .326 83 -3.9 -0.6 6.6 1.0
1998 MON 28 105 435 109 15 1 8 21 50 9 11 5 .275 .323 .379 83 -8.3 4.3 -9.3 0.4
1999 LAN 29 123 534 159 23 5 7 31 65 10 6 6 .326 .376 .436 102 4.2 2.5 -13.8 1.4
2000 LAN 30 148 676 172 35 6 7 45 81 9 12 3 .279 .335 .389 84 -10.6 1.5 -10.8 0.0
2001 LAN 31 133 586 146 21 3 13 28 83 11 4 4 .271 .317 .393 87 -7.4 1.4 -3.0 0.7
2002 LAN 32 150 566 145 23 0 9 22 89 3 4 1 .271 .301 .364 77 -13.6 -0.2 8.2 1.0
2003 CHN 33 121 531 151 38 1 3 30 64 11 6 2 .314 .366 .416 96 -0.8 3.0 9.4 2.5
2004 CHN 34 81 278 79 12 1 6 15 32 1 1 1 .307 .347 .432 99 0.1 0.5 2.4 1.1
2005 SLN 35 137 563 155 30 3 8 26 81 7 8 6 .294 .334 .407 90 -6.1 4.2 12.3 2.6
2006 KCA 36 134 586 163 32 4 7 28 69 2 3 2 .297 .331 .409 81 -11.6 2.4 -5.6 0.2
2007 KCA 37 116 486 137 32 3 6 23 60 8 1 2 .302 .346 .426 91 -3.5 -0.2 -4.8 0.5
2008 KCA 38 86 360 99 24 0 3 19 41 5 2 1 .299 .345 .399 88 -4.6 0.0 4.0 0.9
2010 CLE 40 30 119 30 0 0 0 8 10 1 2 0 .273 .328 .273 89 -1.3 -0.5 -0.7 0.1
Career180276032040391369036495410513352.289.332.39386-106.426.5-8.116.0

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
1991 JAM A- NYP 72 302 .000 .000 .000 .300 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 ROK A MDW 128 523 .000 .000 .000 .271 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 WPB A+ FSL 86 321 .000 .000 .000 .307 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 HAR AA EAS 122 549 .000 .000 .000 .351 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 MON MLB NL 78 293 .260 .324 .403 .294 96 -13.9 8.8 2.2 61 11 1.7 -0.1 -13.7 -0.1
1995 OTT AAA INT 49 201 .000 .000 .000 .321 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 MON MLB NL 153 696 .266 .330 .413 .342 101 -3.2 21.5 9.9 89 7 -3.7 5.5 -7.2 2.5
1997 MON MLB NL 156 688 .265 .330 .416 .302 99 -16.5 18.3 9.4 76 8 -1.2 2.8 -18.0 1.1
1998 LAN MLB NL 51 206 .257 .325 .399 .287 88 -9 5.3 2.8 83 8 6.6 -0.6 -3.9 1.0
1998 MON MLB NL 105 435 .261 .322 .411 .295 92 -2.5 11.3 5.9 83 8 -9.3 4.3 -8.3 0.4
1999 LAN MLB NL 123 534 .266 .338 .427 .363 94 13 14.5 7.6 102 8 -13.8 2.5 4.2 1.4
1999 SBR A+ CLF 0 16 .000 .000 .000 .267 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 LAN MLB NL 148 676 .269 .341 .441 .310 106 -15.6 21.3 -0.9 84 8 -10.8 1.5 -10.6 0.0
2001 LAN MLB NL 133 586 .263 .326 .432 .297 98 -5.9 17.5 -0.8 87 8 -3.0 1.4 -7.4 0.7
2002 LAN MLB NL 150 566 .260 .325 .413 .308 95 -14.4 16.3 -0.8 77 10 8.2 -0.2 -13.6 1.0
2003 CHN MLB NL 121 531 .268 .332 .428 .356 104 4.6 14.0 -0.7 96 8 9.4 3.0 -0.8 2.5
2003 IOW AAA PCL 2 11 .000 .000 .000 .556 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 CHN MLB NL 81 278 .265 .329 .435 .332 96 0.7 8.3 -0.4 99 10 2.4 0.5 0.1 1.1
2004 IOW AAA PCL 8 28 .000 .000 .000 .227 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 SLN MLB NL 137 563 .266 .331 .428 .333 101 -2.2 16.2 -0.7 90 8 12.3 4.2 -6.1 2.6
2006 KCA MLB AL 134 586 .272 .329 .433 .327 112 -14.3 17.6 -0.7 81 8 -5.6 2.4 -11.6 0.2
2007 KCA MLB AL 116 486 .269 .332 .420 .337 102 1.4 14.4 -0.6 91 10 -4.8 -0.2 -3.5 0.5
2008 KCA MLB AL 86 360 .269 .336 .424 .332 103 0.5 10.4 -0.5 88 9 4.0 0.0 -4.6 0.9
2009 NBR AA EAS 8 33 .268 .340 .386 .333 102 -1.1 0.9 -0.2 76 0 -1.3 0.6 -0.7 -0.1
2009 TWI Rk GCL 3 10 .229 .300 .312 .429 74 1.1 0.3 -0.1 153 0 -0.3 0.3 0.9 0.1
2010 CLE MLB AL 30 119 .256 .323 .395 .300 108 -5.4 3.3 -0.2 89 12 -0.7 -0.5 -1.3 0.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
1991 JAM A- NYP 302 275 44 72 9 3 2 93 32 18 43 14 5 .262 .311 .338 .076 3 3
1992 ROK A MDW 523 496 64 122 12 5 5 159 54 22 59 25 4 .246 .285 .321 .075 0 0
1993 WPB A+ FSL 321 300 41 80 11 6 1 106 34 14 42 17 10 .267 .315 .353 .087 0 0
1994 HAR AA EAS 549 488 92 157 37 3 11 233 66 43 66 32 10 .322 .382 .477 .156 5 5
1995 OTT AAA INT 201 181 26 54 9 1 1 68 22 10 17 12 1 .298 .345 .376 .077 2 2
1995 MON MLB NL 293 269 27 66 12 2 1 85 20 14 47 8 3 .245 .300 .316 .071 0 3
1996 MON MLB NL 696 657 99 201 34 4 6 261 49 26 83 33 7 .306 .340 .397 .091 3 1
1997 MON MLB NL 688 649 76 177 54 3 4 249 51 23 76 25 9 .273 .307 .384 .111 3 3
1998 LAN MLB NL 206 193 11 51 6 0 2 63 21 5 23 7 0 .264 .286 .326 .062 3 3
1998 MON MLB NL 435 396 51 109 15 1 8 150 41 21 50 11 5 .275 .323 .379 .104 4 5
1999 LAN MLB NL 534 488 72 159 23 5 7 213 46 31 65 6 6 .326 .376 .436 .111 3 2
1999 SBR A+ CLF 16 16 2 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 2 .250 .250 .250 .000 0 0
2000 LAN MLB NL 676 617 101 172 35 6 7 240 49 45 81 12 3 .279 .335 .389 .110 3 2
2001 LAN MLB NL 586 539 83 146 21 3 13 212 55 28 83 4 4 .271 .317 .393 .122 5 3
2002 LAN MLB NL 566 536 56 145 23 0 9 195 50 22 89 4 1 .271 .301 .364 .093 4 1
2003 CHN MLB NL 531 481 73 151 38 1 3 200 38 30 64 6 2 .314 .366 .416 .102 2 7
2003 IOW AAA PCL 11 10 1 5 0 0 0 5 1 1 1 0 0 .500 .545 .500 .000 0 0
2004 IOW AAA PCL 28 28 6 7 3 0 2 16 4 0 4 0 0 .250 .250 .571 .321 0 0
2004 CHN MLB NL 278 257 32 79 12 1 6 111 23 15 32 1 1 .307 .347 .432 .125 1 4
2005 SLN MLB NL 563 528 64 155 30 3 8 215 59 26 81 8 6 .294 .334 .407 .114 2 0
2006 KCA MLB AL 586 548 85 163 32 4 7 224 52 28 69 3 2 .297 .331 .409 .111 5 3
2007 KCA MLB AL 486 453 70 137 32 3 6 193 51 23 60 1 2 .302 .346 .426 .124 2 0
2008 KCA MLB AL 360 331 36 99 24 0 3 132 24 19 41 2 1 .299 .345 .399 .100 2 3
2009 NBR AA EAS 33 30 6 8 0 0 0 8 0 2 6 0 0 .267 .333 .267 .000 0 0
2009 TWI Rk GCL 10 9 1 3 1 0 0 4 1 1 2 0 0 .333 .400 .444 .111 0 0
2010 CLE MLB AL 119 110 10 30 0 0 0 30 11 8 10 2 0 .273 .328 .273 .000 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 1248 0.5224 0.4519 0.8723 0.5905 0.3003 0.9195 0.7709 0.1277 -0.0026
2010 445 0.5371 0.4607 0.8927 0.5858 0.3155 0.9429 0.7846 0.1073 -0.0082
Career16930.52630.45420.87770.58930.30430.92570.77450.1223-0.0041

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2010-06-07 2010-06-10 DTD 3 3 Right Thigh Soreness Hamstring -
2010-03-28 2010-04-02 Camp 5 0 Thigh Soreness Hamstring -
2008-08-02 2008-09-28 60-DL 57 51 Right Ankle Sprain Deltoid Ligament -
2007-06-13 2007-07-06 15-DL 23 20 Left Knee Surgery Meniscus 2007-06-15
2006-09-19 2006-10-01 DTD 12 10 - Groin Strain - -
2004-04-10 2004-06-19 60-DL 70 63 Right Lower Leg Strain Achilles - Partial Tear -
2003-10-22 2003-10-22 Off 0 0 Right Shoulder Surgery Frayed Rotator Cuff 2003-10-22 -
2003-08-03 2003-09-02 15-DL 30 27 Right Hand Fracture 5th Metacarpal HBP -
2001-06-12 2001-06-28 15-DL 16 13 Left Ankle Sprain -
2000-07-07 2000-07-19 DTD 12 9 - General Medical Illness Virus - -
1999-06-03 1999-07-06 15-DL 33 28 Right Hand Fracture - -
1994-12-03 1994-12-03 Minors 0 0 Left Knee Surgery Meniscus 1994-12-03 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2011 $
2010 CLE $600,000
2008 KCA $4,500,000
2007 KCA $4,000,000
2006 KCA $4,000,000
2005 SLN $1,000,000
2004 CHN $2,500,000
2003 CHN $5,500,000
2002 LAN $5,000,000
2001 LAN $4,000,000
2000 LAN $3,000,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
10 yrPrevious$34,100,000
10 yrTotal$34,100,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
13 y 129 dSeth Levinson1 yr/$0.6M (10)

Details
  • contract purchased 4/5/10 signed as a free agent from MIN 1/12/10 (minor-league contract)
  • released 8/10/09 signed as a free agent from KC 7/19/09 (minor-league contract)
  • signed extension 8/20/07, 1 year/$4.5M (08) (player option essentially exercised)
  • signed extension 8/06, 1 year/$4M (07)+$4M 08 player opt
  • (vests with 500 07 plate appearances) $0.25M annual bonuses
  • escalator may increase 08 option to $4.5M (based on plate appearances in 07)
  • signed as a free agent from STL 12/05, 1 year/$4M (06)+$3M 07 vesting option (guaranteed with 500 plate appearances in 06 - no buyout), $50K Gold Glove
  • signed as a free agent from CHC 1/05, 1 year/$1M (05)+$0.5M bonuses (250-550 plate appearances)
  • club declined $2.5M 05 option 10/04
  • re-signed as a free agent 12/03, 1 year/$2.75M (04)+$2.5M 05 club option $0.25M buyout
  • acquired in trade from CHC 11/02
  • 4 year/$18M (00-03)+opt
  • 00:$3M, 01:$4M, 02:$5M, 03:$5.5M, 04:$6M $0.5M buyout

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ VORP FRAA WARP
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2010-10-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)I felt old when I compiled this list in April. Tweleve 2010 MLB players were older than me. How many will be back next year? 1 Jamie Moyer -- Phillies --18-Nov-62 2 Tim Wakefield -- Red Sox --2-Aug-66 3 Omar Vizquel -- White Sox --24-Apr-67 4 Trevor Hoffman -- Brewers -- 13-Oct-67 5 Matt Stairs -- Padres -- 27-Feb-68 6 Brad Ausmus -- Dodgers -- 14-Apr-69 7 Arthur Rhodes -- Reds -- 24-Oct-69 8 Ken Griffey Jr. -- Mariners -- 21-Nov-69 9 Mariano Rivera-- Yankees -- 29-Nov-69 10 Takashi Saito -- Braves -- 14-Feb-70 11 Jim Edmonds -- Brewers -- 27-Jun-70 12 Mark Grudzielanek -- Indians -- 30-Jun-70
(ted from the cubicle)
Most of them, I think. Next year is Wakefield's last season though. Matt Stairs wants to come back for one more year, at least. Arthur Rhodes is a reliever, so he'll pitch until he can't. (Marc Normandin)
2009-03-06 14:00:00 (link to chat)Saw a suggestion somewhere that the Yankees might simply slide Cano across the diamond to third and then pick up a middle infielder, which seems like an easier option than finding a quality 3B. What do you think?
(Rob from Brighton)
The market does seem to contain more free talent (Esteban German) or free agents (Ray Durham, Mark Grudzielanek) among second basemen than third basemen, so if Cano could pull off the switch it might be worthwhile. That said, Cano's got enough to worry about with resuscitating his bat, so I'd rather see the Yanks try something else; I like Grudz or the Dodgers' Mark Loretta -- rendered redundant by the Orlando Hudson signing and Blake DeWitt's attempt to become a utilityman for the short term -- as backups who would have value even if A-Rod returns. (Jay Jaffe)
2009-02-10 14:00:00 (link to chat)Do the Cardinals have any tasty in-house options now that they've released Kennedy?
(jbuofm from peoria)
Shame on me for filing my column just before starting the chat, because I touch on this a bit. Not time like the present for Jarrett Hoffpauir, but I also like the idea of making a modest, incentived-driven offer on Mark Grudzielanek on a one-year deal. (Christina Kahrl)


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