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Tim Spehr

Timothy Joseph Spehr

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 205 lb.

Born: July 2, 1966 in Excelsior Springs, Missouri, US
High School: Richfield HS (Waco, TX)
Schools: Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ), McLennan Community College (Waco, TX)

Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 5th round of the 1988 MLB June Amateur Draft from Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ).

Major League Stats

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1988 21 -0.8 Appleton MIDW A KCR 31 126 110 15 29 3 0 5 22 3 0 10 28 .264 .341 .427 .769 47 4 0 2 0
1989 22 -1.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A KCR 79 307 280 30 58 14 0 9 30 2 3 21 76 .207 .266 .354 .620 99 1 2 3 1 0
1989 22 -0.3 Baseball City FLOR A KCR 18 71 64 8 16 5 0 1 7 1 0 5 17 .250 .304 .375 .679 24 1 0 2 0 0
1989 22 -1.3 Memphis SOUL AA KCR 61 236 216 22 42 9 0 8 23 1 3 16 59 .194 .255 .347 .603 75 2 1 1 0
1990 23 -3.3 Omaha AA AAA KCR 102 366 307 42 69 10 2 6 34 5 5 41 88 .225 .333 .329 .662 101 10 6 2 0
1991 24 -2.5 Omaha AA AAA KCR 72 250 215 27 59 14 2 6 26 3 2 25 48 .274 .356 .442 .798 95 0 4 3 3 1
1992 25 -1.9 Omaha AA AAA KCR 109 413 336 48 85 22 0 15 42 4 2 61 89 .253 .384 .452 .836 152 5 11 4 1 0
1993 26 -0.1 Ottawa IL AAA MON 46 162 141 15 28 6 1 4 13 2 1 14 35 .199 .296 .340 .637 48 4 6 0 1 1
1997 30 3.7 Richmond IL AAA ATL 36 135 120 13 23 5 0 3 14 0 0 12 37 .192 .267 .308 .575 37 1 1 0 2 0
1998 31 8.4 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AAA NYM 15 52 39 7 8 2 0 1 6 0 0 9 16 .205 .385 .333 .718 13 0 3 0 1 0
1998 31 8.5 St. Lucie FLOR A+ NYM 14 51 38 7 7 2 0 1 6 0 0 9 16 .184 .373 .316 .688 12 0 3 0 1 0
1998 31 4.6 Norfolk IL AAA NYM 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 0 0 0
2000 33 6.0 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 77 273 227 25 34 7 1 5 25 0 1 36 85 .150 .274 .256 .530 58 3 4 3 3 0
2001 34 6.8 Louisville IL AAA CIN 68 211 184 22 30 7 0 5 25 2 1 18 73 .163 .261 .283 .543 52 3 7 0 2 0
10 Seasons 635 2295 1959 244 423 90 6 59 237 21 15 247 575 .216 .317 .358 .676 702 17 52 19 18 2
A (2 seasons) A 49 197 174 23 45 8 0 6 29 4 0 15 45 .259 .328 .408 .736 71 1 4 2 2 0
A+ (1 season) A+ 14 51 38 7 7 2 0 1 6 0 0 9 16 .184 .373 .316 .688 12 0 3 0 1 0
AA (1 season) AA 61 236 216 22 42 9 0 8 23 1 3 16 59 .194 .255 .347 .603 75 2 1 1 0
AAA (8 seasons) AAA 511 1811 1531 192 329 71 6 44 179 16 12 207 455 .215 .323 .355 .678 544 16 43 16 14 2
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1988 21 Appleton MIDW A KCR C 22 167 146 14 7 0 .958 7.27 5
1989 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A KCR C 59 386 337 43 6 2 .984 6.44 7
1989 22 Baseball City FLOR A KCR C 12 71 63 7 1 1 .986 5.83 1
1989 22 Memphis SOUL AA KCR C 47 315 274 36 5 1 .984 6.60 6
1990 23 Omaha AA AAA KCR C 100 730 658 67 5 14 .993 7.25 5
1991 24 Omaha AA AAA KCR 3B 5 10 2 6 2 0 .800 1.60
1991 24 Omaha AA AAA KCR C 66 453 400 47 6 6 .987 6.77 6
1992 25 Omaha AA AAA KCR 3B 1 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 3.00
1992 25 Omaha AA AAA KCR C 106 646 577 62 7 10 .989 6.03 9
1993 26 Ottawa IL AAA MON C 43 278 248 24 6 0 .978 6.33 1
1997 30 Richmond IL AAA ATL C 35 303 262 36 5 1 .983 8.51 2 31 16 34%
1998 31 St. Lucie FLOR A+ NYM C 8 46 42 3 1 0 .978 5.63 0 3 2 40%
2000 33 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS C 77 562 506 51 5 3 .991 7.23 6 69 28 29%
2001 34 Louisville IL AAA CIN 1B 6 44 40 4 0 5 1.000 7.33
2001 34 Louisville IL AAA CIN C 48 342 303 33 6 3 .982 7.00 8 34 17 33%
10 Seasons 576 3970 3521 393 56 44 .986 6.80 49 137 63 32%
C (10 seasons) C 564 3913 3479 380 54 39 .986 6.84 49 137 63 32%
3B (2 seasons) 3B 6 13 2 9 2 0 .846 1.83
1B (1 season) 1B 6 44 40 4 0 5 1.000 7.33
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1988 21 Appleton Foxes Midwest League A KCR
1989 22 Memphis Chicks Southern League AA KCR
1989 22 Baseball City Royals Florida State League A KCR
1990 23 Omaha Royals American Association AAA KCR
1991 24 Omaha Royals American Association AAA KCR
1991 24 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1991-07-18 1991-10-06
1992 25 Omaha Royals American Association AAA KCR
1993 26 Ottawa Lynx International League AAA MON
1993 26 Montreal Expos National League MLB MON 1 1993-04-08 1993-10-03
1994 27 Montreal Expos National League MLB MON 1 1994-04-04 1994-08-10
1995 28 Montreal Expos National League MLB MON 1 1995-04-26 1995-07-30
1996 29 Montreal Expos National League MLB MON 1 1996-04-03 1996-09-29
1997 30 Richmond Braves International League AAA ATL
1997 30 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1997-04-02 1997-05-25
1997 30 Atlanta Braves National League MLB ATL 2 1997-07-14 1997-09-26
1998 31 Norfolk Tides International League AAA NYM
1998 31 St. Lucie Mets Florida State League A+ NYM
1998 31 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1998-03-31 1998-05-04
1998 31 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 2 1998-09-06 1998-09-27
1999 32 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1999-04-08 1999-09-28
2000 33 Pawtucket Red Sox International League AAA BOS
2001 34 Louisville RiverBats International League AAA CIN

Sabr ID: e3f19588

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