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Michael Bourn    \BORN\

Michael Ray Bourn

Position: Centerfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: December 27, 1982 in Houston, TX
High Schools: Nimitz HS (Irving, TX), Nimitz HS (Houston, TX)
School: University of Houston (Houston, TX)
Drafted
by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 4th round of the 2003 amateur draft.
Signed July 24, 2003. (All Transactions)
Debut: July 30, 2006 (Age 23.215, 16,545th in MLB history)   vs. FLA 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2008 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Astros/Indians/Braves/Phillies/Diamondbacks/... 2006-2016
2016 Contract Status: Free Agent (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 9.028, Free Agent: 2016 [*], Agents: Scott Boras, previously: SFX [*]
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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2006 23 PHI NL 17 11 8 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 3 .125 .222 .125 .347 -9 1 0 0 2 0 0 9/7
2007 24 PHI NL 105 133 119 29 33 3 3 1 6 18 1 13 21 .277 .348 .378 .727 86 45 1 0 1 0 2 78/9
2008 25 HOU NL 138 514 467 57 107 10 4 5 29 41 10 37 111 .229 .288 .300 .588 57 140 3 2 7 1 0 *8
2009 26 HOU NL 157 678 606 97 173 27 12 3 35 61 12 63 140 .285 .354 .384 .738 97 233 1 2 5 2 1 *8 GG
2010 ★ 27 HOU NL 141 605 535 84 142 25 6 2 38 52 12 59 109 .265 .341 .346 .686 89 185 6 3 6 2 5 *8 AS,GG
2011 28 TOT NL 158 722 656 94 193 34 10 2 50 61 14 53 140 .294 .349 .386 .734 103 253 6 4 5 4 3 *8
2011 28 HOU NL 105 473 429 64 130 26 7 1 32 39 7 38 90 .303 .363 .403 .766 113 173 5 3 2 1 2 8
2011 28 ATL NL 53 249 227 30 63 8 3 1 18 22 7 15 50 .278 .321 .352 .674 85 80 1 1 3 3 1 8
2012 ★ 29 ATL NL 155 703 624 96 171 26 10 9 57 42 13 70 155 .274 .348 .391 .739 99 244 2 3 2 4 1 *8 AS,MVP-18
2013 30 CLE AL 130 575 525 75 138 21 6 6 50 23 12 40 132 .263 .316 .360 .676 91 189 2 2 5 3 0 *8/D
2014 31 CLE AL 106 487 444 57 114 17 10 3 28 10 6 35 114 .257 .314 .360 .674 89 160 5 3 3 2 1 8
2015 32 TOT MLB 141 482 425 39 101 15 2 0 30 17 7 46 107 .238 .310 .282 .592 63 120 5 0 8 3 0 *87/9D
2015 32 CLE AL 95 326 289 29 71 12 1 0 19 13 5 29 76 .246 .313 .294 .608 65 85 2 0 7 1 0 8/D7
2015 32 ATL NL 46 156 136 10 30 3 1 0 11 4 2 17 31 .221 .303 .257 .561 58 35 3 0 1 2 0 78/9
2016 33 TOT MLB 109 396 362 47 95 13 6 5 35 14 5 24 89 .262 .307 .373 .680 77 135 3 0 8 2 0 *879
2016 33 ARI NL 89 358 329 43 86 12 6 3 30 13 5 22 83 .261 .307 .362 .669 74 119 3 0 6 1 0 8/79
2016 33 BAL AL 20 38 33 4 9 1 0 2 5 1 0 2 6 .273 .306 .485 .790 105 16 0 0 2 1 0 7/98
11 Yrs 1357 5306 4771 677 1268 191 69 36 358 340 94 441 1121 .266 .329 .357 .686 87 1705 34 19 52 23 13
162 Game Avg. 162 633 570 81 151 23 8 4 43 41 11 53 134 .266 .329 .357 .686 87 204 4 2 6 3 2
G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
HOU (4 yrs) 541 2270 2037 302 552 88 29 11 134 193 41 197 450 .271 .337 .359 .696 89 731 15 10 20 6 8
ATL (3 yrs) 254 1108 987 136 264 37 14 10 86 68 22 102 236 .267 .336 .364 .699 91 359 6 4 6 9 2
CLE (3 yrs) 331 1388 1258 161 323 50 17 9 97 46 23 104 322 .257 .315 .345 .660 84 434 9 5 15 6 1
PHI (2 yrs) 122 144 127 31 34 3 3 1 6 19 3 14 24 .268 .340 .362 .703 79 46 1 0 3 0 2
ARI (1 yr) 89 358 329 43 86 12 6 3 30 13 5 22 83 .261 .307 .362 .669 74 119 3 0 6 1 0
BAL (1 yr) 20 38 33 4 9 1 0 2 5 1 0 2 6 .273 .306 .485 .790 105 16 0 0 2 1 0
NL (9 yrs) 1006 3880 3480 512 936 140 52 25 256 293 71 335 793 .269 .334 .361 .695 88 1255 25 14 35 16 12
AL (4 yrs) 351 1426 1291 165 332 51 17 11 102 47 23 106 328 .257 .314 .349 .663 85 450 9 5 17 7 1

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2006 23 PHI NL 17 11 -2 -1 0 0 -0 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .486 .498 -0.2 -0.0 -2 9/7
2007 24 PHI NL 105 133 -3 4 0 6 -1 6 0.5 4 10 0.9 .505 .503 0.3 0.4 4 $380,000 78/9
2008 25 HOU NL 138 514 -28 4 1 1 3 -19 -2.1 16 -3 -0.6 .486 .488 -0.7 0.3 -4 $396,000 *8
2009 26 HOU NL 157 678 0 10 4 11 3 29 2.9 21 50 5.0 .519 .518 3.8 1.4 39 $434,500 *8 GG
2010 ★ 27 HOU NL 141 605 -8 9 1 30 3 35 3.7 19 54 5.5 .527 .523 2.2 3.5 24 $2,400,000 *8 AS,GG
2011 28 HOU NL 105 473 7 5 1 -6 2 8 0.9 14 22 2.2 .509 .506 2.8 -0.4 28 $4,400,000 8
2011 28 ATL NL 53 249 -5 2 1 3 1 2 0.2 7 9 0.9 .504 .501 0.5 0.5 6 8
2012 ★ 29 ATL NL 155 703 0 7 3 24 3 38 4.1 20 58 6.1 .526 .525 3.3 3.0 34 $6,845,000 *8 AS,MVP-18
2013 30 CLE AL 130 575 -9 2 3 3 3 2 0.4 20 21 2.3 .501 .501 1.8 0.7 18 $7,000,000 *8/D
2014 31 CLE AL 106 487 -5 -1 1 -6 2 -9 -0.7 16 8 0.8 .491 .494 1.4 -0.2 14 $13,500,000 8
2015 32 CLE AL 95 326 -15 0 1 5 2 -7 -0.6 12 5 0.5 .492 .495 -0.0 0.8 -0 8/D7
2015 32 ATL NL 46 156 -6 -1 0 1 -1 -7 -0.8 5 -2 -0.3 .484 .496 -0.4 -0.0 -3 $13,500,000 78/9
2016 33 ARI NL 89 358 -13 -1 2 1 1 -9 -1.1 12 2 0.1 .489 .494 -0.0 0.2 1 8/79
2016 33 BAL AL 20 38 -0 0 0 -2 -1 -2 -0.2 1 -1 -0.1 .487 .498 0.1 -0.3 1 7/98
11 Seasons 1357 5306 -86 39 20 71 20 64 6.9 167 231 23.0 .505 .506 14.9 9.7 160 $48,855,500
HOU (4 yrs) 541 2270 -29 27 8 36 11 53 5.3 70 123 12.1 .511 .509 8.2 4.8 87 $7,630,500
ATL (3 yrs) 254 1108 -11 8 4 28 3 33 3.5 32 65 6.7 .514 .515 3.4 3.4 37 $20,345,000
CLE (3 yrs) 331 1388 -29 1 5 2 7 -14 -1.0 48 34 3.6 .495 .497 3.1 1.3 32 $20,500,000
PHI (2 yrs) 122 144 -5 3 0 6 -1 3 0.3 4 8 0.7 .503 .503 0.1 0.4 2 $380,000
ARI (1 yr) 89 358 -13 -1 2 1 1 -9 -1.1 12 2 0.1 .489 .494 -0.0 0.2 1
BAL (1 yr) 20 38 -0 0 0 -2 -1 -2 -0.2 1 -1 -0.1 .487 .498 0.1 -0.3 1

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2007 24 PHI NL NLDS COL L 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 29 ATL NL NLWC STL L 1 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 0 0 0
2013 30 CLE AL ALWC TBR L 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Yrs (3 Series) 4 10 10 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 .100 .100 .100 .200 1 0 0 0 0 0
1 ALWC 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 NLWC 1 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 0 0 0
1 NLDS 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0

Standard Fielding

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Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
2006 PHI NL 23 OF 15 0 0 36.1 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 -1 0 -23 0 1.98 0.53 .984 2.23 2.20
2006 PHI NL 23 RF 14 0 0 34.1 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 -1 0 -21 0 2.10 0.57 .980 2.10 2.09
2006 PHI NL 23 LF 1 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 -0 0 -60 0 0.00 0.00 1.80 2.00
2007 PHI NL 24 OF 90 15 6 304.0 76 76 0 0 0 1.000 2 6 10 23 2.25 0.84 .984 2.30 2.29
2007 PHI NL 24 LF 79 6 4 217.2 52 52 0 0 0 1.000 0 2 2 11 2.15 0.66 .984 2.00 1.99
2007 PHI NL 24 CF 12 6 1 56.2 16 16 0 0 0 1.000 1 3 30 63 2.54 1.33 .987 2.72 2.70
2007 PHI NL 24 RF 6 3 1 29.2 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 1 1 28 36 2.43 1.33 .981 2.18 2.17
2008 HOU NL 25 CF 130 111 108 1009.0 305 291 9 5 2 .984 -12 1 -14 1 2.68 2.31 .990 2.61 2.59
2008 HOU NL 25 OF 130 111 108 1009.0 305 291 9 5 2 .984 -12 1 -14 1 2.68 2.31 .985 2.21 2.20
2009 HOU NL 26 CF 154 150 148 1326.0 385 371 11 3 0 .992 -5 11 -5 10 2.59 2.48 .989 2.60 2.57 GG
2009 HOU NL 26 OF 154 150 148 1326.0 385 371 11 3 0 .992 -5 11 -5 9 2.59 2.48 .986 2.20 2.18 GG
2010 HOU NL 27 CF 138 133 128 1189.1 370 359 8 3 2 .992 25 30 25 30 2.78 2.66 .989 2.59 2.56 AS,GG
2010 HOU NL 27 OF 138 133 128 1189.1 370 359 8 3 2 .992 25 30 25 30 2.78 2.66 .987 2.17 2.15 AS,GG
2011 TOT NL 28 CF 156 154 151 1359.0 376 367 6 3 2 .992 6 -3 5 -2 2.47 2.39 .988 2.55 2.54
2011 TOT NL 28 OF 156 154 151 1359.0 376 367 6 3 2 .992 6 -3 5 -2 2.47 2.39 .986 2.16 2.15
2011 HOU NL 28 CF 103 101 99 883.1 261 256 3 2 0 .992 8 -6 10 -8 2.64 2.51 .988 2.55 2.54
2011 HOU NL 28 OF 103 101 99 883.1 261 256 3 2 0 .992 8 -6 10 -8 2.64 2.51 .986 2.16 2.15
2011 ATL NL 28 CF 53 53 52 475.2 115 111 3 1 2 .991 -1 3 -4 8 2.16 2.15 .988 2.55 2.54
2011 ATL NL 28 OF 53 53 52 475.2 115 111 3 1 2 .991 -1 3 -4 7 2.16 2.15 .986 2.16 2.15
2012 ATL NL 29 CF 153 151 148 1340.1 388 383 3 2 0 .995 38 24 34 21 2.59 2.52 .989 2.49 2.46 AS,MVP-18
2012 ATL NL 29 OF 153 151 148 1340.1 388 383 3 2 0 .995 38 24 34 21 2.59 2.52 .987 2.11 2.09 AS,MVP-18
2013 CLE AL 30 CF 128 124 119 1098.1 281 272 6 3 2 .989 -0 3 -0 3 2.28 2.17 .990 2.66 2.65
2013 CLE AL 30 OF 128 124 119 1098.1 281 272 6 3 2 .989 -0 3 -0 3 2.28 2.17 .987 2.24 2.23
2013 CLE AL 30 DH 1 0
2014 CLE AL 31 CF 105 104 96 925.2 242 235 5 2 1 .992 -6 -6 -8 -8 2.33 2.29 .989 2.69 2.69
2014 CLE AL 31 OF 105 104 96 925.2 242 235 5 2 1 .992 -6 -6 -8 -7 2.33 2.29 .986 2.26 2.25
2015 TOT MLB 32 OF 131 115 102 1043.2 281 273 7 1 3 .996 1 6 1 6 2.41 2.14 .987 2.16 2.15
2015 TOT MLB 32 CF 106 97 86 858.1 241 236 4 1 2 .996 -1 6 -1 8 2.52 2.26 .990 2.63 2.61
2015 TOT MLB 32 LF 29 16 15 166.1 38 35 3 0 1 1.000 1 1 9 7 2.06 1.31 .986 1.79 1.78
2015 CLE AL 32 OF 89 80 74 714.2 186 182 4 0 2 1.000 4 5 7 8 2.34 2.09 .987 2.20 2.19
2015 CLE AL 32 CF 88 80 74 714.1 186 182 4 0 2 1.000 3 5 6 8 2.34 2.11 .990 2.68 2.66
2015 CLE AL 32 DH 1 0
2015 CLE AL 32 LF 1 0 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 2.70 1.90
2015 ATL NL 32 OF 42 35 28 329.0 95 91 3 1 1 .989 -3 1 -12 3 2.57 2.24 .986 2.07 2.06
2015 ATL NL 32 LF 28 16 15 166.0 38 35 3 0 1 1.000 1 1 9 7 2.06 1.36 .986 1.79 1.78
2015 ATL NL 32 CF 18 17 12 144.0 55 54 0 1 0 .982 -4 1 -33 7 3.38 3.00 .989 2.41 2.39
2015 ATL NL 32 RF 3 2 1 19.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -1 -25 -63 0.95 0.67 .985 1.99 2.00
2016 TOT MLB 33 OF 106 82 74 788.2 216 203 6 7 0 .968 -9 -1 -13 -1 2.39 1.97 .985 2.08 2.07
2016 TOT MLB 33 CF 77 65 64 609.2 176 169 2 5 0 .972 -3 4 -6 7 2.52 2.22 .989 2.39 2.37
2016 TOT MLB 33 LF 21 6 5 83.0 18 14 3 1 0 .944 0 0 2 0 1.84 0.81 .983 1.83 1.82
2016 TOT MLB 33 RF 17 11 5 96.0 22 20 1 1 0 .955 -6 -5 -75 -62 1.97 1.24 .985 2.05 2.04
2016 ARI NL 33 OF 86 75 70 700.2 199 188 4 7 0 .965 -7 1 -11 1 2.47 2.23 .985 2.07 2.06
2016 ARI NL 33 CF 74 65 64 604.2 176 169 2 5 0 .972 -3 4 -5 8 2.55 2.31 .989 2.39 2.37
2016 ARI NL 33 LF 8 4 3 46.0 11 9 1 1 0 .909 0 0 7 0 1.96 1.25 .982 1.82 1.80
2016 ARI NL 33 RF 8 6 3 50.0 12 10 1 1 0 .917 -4 -3 -102 -72 1.98 1.38 .984 2.02 2.00
2016 BAL AL 33 OF 20 7 4 88.0 17 15 2 0 0 1.000 -2 -2 -28 -27 1.74 0.85 .986 2.14 2.12
2016 BAL AL 33 LF 13 2 2 37.0 7 5 2 0 0 1.000 -0 0 -3 0 1.70 0.54 .984 1.85 1.84
2016 BAL AL 33 RF 9 5 2 46.0 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 -2 -2 -46 -52 1.96 1.11 .986 2.09 2.08
2016 BAL AL 33 CF 3 0 0 5.0 0 0 0 0 0 -0 0 -48 0 0.00 0.00 2.52 2.43
11 Seasons OF 1306 1139 1080 10420.1 2928 2838 61 29 12 .990 40 70 5 8 2.50 2.22 .986 2.18 2.17
10 Seasons CF 1159 1095 1049 9772.1 2780 2699 54 27 11 .990 44 73 5 8 2.54 2.38 .989 2.58 2.56
4 Seasons LF 130 28 24 469.0 108 101 6 1 1 .991 2 3 4 7 2.05 0.82 .985 1.90 1.92
4 Seasons RF 40 16 7 179.0 40 38 1 1 0 .975 -6 -5 -42 -33 1.96 0.98 .983 2.08 2.08
2 Seasons DH 2 0
11 Seasons TOT 1306 1139 1080 10420.1 2928 2838 61 29 12 .990 40 70 5 6 2.50 2.22 .986 2.18 2.17
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1930 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1930 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1930 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1913 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1930 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1913) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1930 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
2012 NL (18, 3%)
0.03 Career Shares (1308th)

Gold Gloves
2009 NL (OF)
2010 NL (OF)
All multiple winners

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
2012 NL  6.1 (8th)

WAR Position Playerss c a p y
2009 NL  5.0 (10th)
2012 NL  6.1 (7th)

Defensive WARs c a p y
2010 NL  3.5 (1st)
2012 NL  3.0 (2nd)
Active  9.7 (21st)
Career  9.7 (237th)

Games Played s c a p y
2011 NL  158 (9th)

At Bats s c a p y
2009 NL  606 (9th)
2011 NL  656 (2nd)
2012 NL  624 (4th)

Plate Appearances s c a p y
2011 NL  722 (1st)
2012 NL  703 (2nd)

Runs Scored s c a p y
2011 NL  94 (9th)
2012 NL  96 (6th)

Hits s c a p y
2011 NL  193 (3rd)

Triples s c a p y
2009 NL  12 (2nd)
2011 NL  10 (4th)
2012 NL  10 (5th)
2013 AL  6 (6th)
2014 AL  10 (1st)
Active  69 (9th)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
2012 NL  70 (8th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
2009 NL  140 (8th)
2012 NL  155 (7th)
Active  1,121 (30th)
Career  1,121 (218th)

Stolen Bases s c a p y
2008 NL  41 (4th)
2009 NL  61 (1st)
2010 NL  52 (1st)
2011 NL  61 (1st)
2012 NL  42 (2nd)
Active  340 (6th)
Career  340 (120th)

Singles s c a p y
2009 NL  131 (4th)
2011 NL  147 (2nd)
2012 NL  126 (5th)
Active  972 (44th)

Times On Base s c a p y
2011 NL  250 (4th)
2012 NL  244 (9th)

Sacrifice Hits s c a p y
2015 AL  7 (8th)
2016 ML  8 (8th)
Active  52 (17th)

Caught Stealing s c a p y
2008 NL  10 (7th)
2009 NL  12 (2nd)
2010 NL  12 (3rd)
2011 NL  14 (1st)
2012 NL  13 (1st)
2013 AL  12 (2nd)
Active  94 (5th)
Career  94 (144th)

SB % s c a p y
2007 NL  94.74 (2nd)
2009 NL  83.56 (5th)
2010 NL  81.25 (9th)
Active  78.34 (38th)
Career  78.34 (82nd)

Outs Made s c a p y
2011 NL  492 (2nd)
2012 NL  474 (6th)

Total Zone Runss c a p y
2010 NL  25 (1st)
2012 NL  38 (1st)

Double Plays Turned as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
2015 NL  1 (2nd)

Def. Games as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2009 NL  154 (2nd)
2011 NL  156 (3rd)
2012 NL  153 (2nd)
Active  1,159 (5th)
Career  1,159 (62nd)

Putouts as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2009 NL  371 (2nd)
2011 NL  367 (3rd)
2012 NL  383 (1st)
Active  2,699 (6th)
Career  2,699 (80th)

Assists as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2008 NL  9 (2nd)
2009 NL  11 (2nd)
2010 NL  8 (3rd)
2014 AL  5 (5th)
Active  54 (6th)

Errors Committed as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2008 NL  5 (3rd)
2016 NL  5 (2nd)
Active  27 (9th)

Double Plays Turned as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2008 NL  2 (2nd)
2010 NL  2 (5th)
2011 NL  2 (5th)
2013 AL  2 (2nd)
2015 AL  2 (4th)
Active  11 (15th)

Def. Games as OF s c a p y
2011 NL  156 (4th)
Active  1,306 (16th)

Putouts as OF s c a p y
2009 NL  371 (3rd)
2011 NL  367 (3rd)
2012 NL  383 (1st)
Active  2,838 (11th)

Assists as OF s c a p y
2009 NL  11 (5th)
Active  61 (24th)

Errors Committed as OF s c a p y
2016 NL  7 (3rd)

Total Zone Runs as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2010 NL  25 (1st)
2012 NL  38 (1st)
Active  44 (5th)
Career  44 (32nd)

Range Factor/9Inn as CF (s.1954)s c a p y
2008 NL  2.68 (5th)
2009 NL  2.59 (4th)
2010 NL  2.78 (4th)
2012 NL  2.59 (5th)
Active  2.54 (19th)

Range Factor/Game as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2010 NL  2.66 (3rd)
2012 NL  2.52 (2nd)
Active  2.38 (16th)

Fielding % as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2009 NL  .992 (5th)
2010 NL  .992 (4th)
2011 NL  .992 (4th)
2012 NL  .995 (3rd)
Active  .990 (10th)
Career  .990 (33rd)

Total Zone Runs as OF s c a p y
2010 NL  25 (1st)
2012 NL  38 (1st)
Active  40 (20th)

Range Factor/9Inn as OFs c a p y
2008 NL  2.68 (5th)
2009 NL  2.59 (5th)
2010 NL  2.78 (3rd)
2012 NL  2.59 (5th)
2016 NL  2.47 (5th)
Active  2.50 (17th)

Range Factor/Game as OF s c a p y
2010 NL  2.66 (2nd)
2012 NL  2.52 (2nd)
Active  2.22 (21st)

Fielding % as OF s c a p y
2012 NL  .995 (5th)
Active  .990 (24th)
Career  .990 (56th)

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkBatting - 7 (329), Average HOFer ≈ 27
Gray InkBatting - 30 (823), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 15 (1013), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 11 (1540), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Center Field (105th), 23.0 career WAR/23.7 7yr-peak WAR/23.3 JAWS
Average HOF CF (out of 19) = 71.1 career WAR/44.5 7yr-peak WAR/57.8 JAWS

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
2007 24 Philadelphia Phillies $380,000 ?
2008 25 Houston Astros $396,000 ?
2009 26 Houston Astros $434,500 ?
2010 27 Houston Astros $2,400,000 3.028
2011 28 Houston Astros $4,400,000 4.028
2012 29 Atlanta Braves $6,845,000 5.028 contracts
2013 30 Cleveland Indians $7,000,000 6.028 contracts
2014 31 Cleveland Indians $13,500,000 7.028 contracts
2015 32 Atlanta Braves $13,500,000 8.028 contracts
201633Atlanta Braves$4,000,000 Released from contract
201633Cleveland Indians$10,000,000 Released from contract
2016 StatusFree Agent
Career to date (may be incomplete)$62,855,500
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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French: Michael Bourn statistiques
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Polish: Michael Bourn Statystyki

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Name and misspellings: Michael Michael micheal mike Ray Bourn bourne

Player Page Tricks and Tips

Sum any set of rows by clicking anywhere (not red or blue) on the first and last rows of your selection. We will then compute the totals for the player between and including those two seasons.
Default Setting for this feature: Turn On / Turn Off
Summation of season totals only works for the initial case when the table is in year order. On a sorted table the results may get a bit goofy.

HIGHLIGHTING: Adding a range or series of player's career seasons or career game numbers (like '#1972:batting_standard', '#1970-1980-sum:batting_standard', or '#1998,1999,2001,2002,sum:pitching_standard') onto the end of a player page url causes the seasons to the highlighted and summed. After changing address bar, reload the page to see highlighting. This will work even in links e-mailed to others. Note that for tables with multiple pages the first table is the default. If you want to create a sum for a table other than the first one, select the rows and after the summation window appears click on "permanent link" link.

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