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Brandon James Lyon

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: August 10, 1979 in Salt Lake City, UT
High School: Taylorsville HS (Taylorsville, UT)
School: Dixie State College of Utah (St. George, UT)
Drafted
by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 14th round of the 1999 amateur draft.
Signed May 31, 2000. (All Transactions)
Debut: August 4, 2001 (Age 21.359)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2001 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Diamondbacks/Astros/Tigers/BlueJays/RedSox/... 2001-2013
2014 Contract Status: Free Agent (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 11.071, Free Agent: 2014 [*], Agents: Barry Meister [*]
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Standard Pitching

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Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
2001 21 TOR AL 5 4 .556 4.29 11 11 0 0 0 0 63.0 63 31 30 6 15 0 35 1 1 0 261 107 3.94 1.238 9.0 0.9 2.1 5.0 2.33
2002 22 TOR AL 1 4 .200 6.53 15 10 0 0 0 0 62.0 78 47 45 14 19 2 30 2 0 2 279 71 5.95 1.565 11.3 2.0 2.8 4.4 1.58
2003 23 BOS AL 4 6 .400 4.12 49 0 31 0 0 9 59.0 73 33 27 6 19 5 50 2 0 0 273 114 3.73 1.559 11.1 0.9 2.9 7.6 2.63
2005 25 ARI NL 0 2 .000 6.44 32 0 22 0 0 14 29.1 44 25 21 6 10 2 17 2 1 1 144 69 5.75 1.841 13.5 1.8 3.1 5.2 1.70
2006 26 ARI NL 2 4 .333 3.89 68 0 22 0 0 0 69.1 68 32 30 7 22 7 46 0 0 1 293 122 4.08 1.298 8.8 0.9 2.9 6.0 2.09
2007 27 ARI NL 6 4 .600 2.68 73 0 20 0 0 2 74.0 70 25 22 2 22 2 40 1 1 3 307 178 3.44 1.243 8.5 0.2 2.7 4.9 1.82
2008 28 ARI NL 3 5 .375 4.70 61 0 50 0 0 26 59.1 75 34 31 7 13 1 44 0 0 1 265 98 3.84 1.483 11.4 1.1 2.0 6.7 3.38
2009 29 DET AL 6 5 .545 2.86 65 0 27 0 0 3 78.2 56 25 25 7 31 9 57 2 0 3 314 158 4.06 1.106 6.4 0.8 3.5 6.5 1.84
2010 30 HOU NL 6 6 .500 3.12 79 0 28 0 0 20 78.0 68 28 27 2 31 12 54 3 0 3 333 127 3.34 1.269 7.8 0.2 3.6 6.2 1.74
2011 31 HOU NL 3 3 .500 11.48 15 0 13 0 0 4 13.1 27 17 17 4 5 1 6 0 0 1 71 34 7.15 2.400 18.2 2.7 3.4 4.1 1.20
2012 32 TOT MLB 4 2 .667 3.10 67 0 21 0 0 1 61.0 56 21 21 5 20 3 63 3 0 6 258 134 3.23 1.246 8.3 0.7 3.0 9.3 3.15
2012 32 HOU NL 0 2 .000 3.25 37 0 11 0 0 0 36.0 37 13 13 3 11 2 35 2 0 5 154 125 3.32 1.333 9.3 0.8 2.8 8.8 3.18
2012 32 TOR AL 4 0 1.000 2.88 30 0 10 0 0 1 25.0 19 8 8 2 9 1 28 1 0 1 104 148 3.10 1.120 6.8 0.7 3.2 10.1 3.11
2013 33 NYM NL 2 2 .500 4.98 37 0 7 0 0 0 34.1 43 20 19 3 13 3 23 0 0 1 153 72 3.98 1.631 11.3 0.8 3.4 6.0 1.77
12 Yrs 42 47 .472 4.16 572 21 241 0 0 79 681.1 721 338 315 69 220 47 465 16 3 22 2951 107 4.08 1.381 9.5 0.9 2.9 6.1 2.11
162 Game Avg. 5 5 .472 4.16 66 2 28 0 0 9 78 83 39 36 8 25 5 53 2 0 3 338 107 4.08 1.381 9.5 0.9 2.9 6.1 2.11
ARI (4 yrs) 11 15 .423 4.03 234 0 114 0 0 42 232.0 257 116 104 22 67 12 147 3 2 6 1009 116 4.03 1.397 10.0 0.9 2.6 5.7 2.19
HOU (3 yrs) 9 11 .450 4.03 131 0 52 0 0 24 127.1 132 58 57 9 47 15 95 5 0 9 558 99 3.73 1.406 9.3 0.6 3.3 6.7 2.02
TOR (3 yrs) 10 8 .556 4.98 56 21 10 0 0 1 150.0 160 86 83 22 43 3 93 4 1 3 644 91 4.63 1.353 9.6 1.3 2.6 5.6 2.16
NYM (1 yr) 2 2 .500 4.98 37 0 7 0 0 0 34.1 43 20 19 3 13 3 23 0 0 1 153 72 3.98 1.631 11.3 0.8 3.4 6.0 1.77
DET (1 yr) 6 5 .545 2.86 65 0 27 0 0 3 78.2 56 25 25 7 31 9 57 2 0 3 314 158 4.06 1.106 6.4 0.8 3.5 6.5 1.84
BOS (1 yr) 4 6 .400 4.12 49 0 31 0 0 9 59.0 73 33 27 6 19 5 50 2 0 0 273 114 3.73 1.559 11.1 0.9 2.9 7.6 2.63
NL (8 yrs) 22 28 .440 4.12 402 0 173 0 0 66 393.2 432 194 180 34 127 30 265 8 2 16 1720 106 3.93 1.420 9.9 0.8 2.9 6.1 2.09
AL (5 yrs) 20 19 .513 4.22 170 21 68 0 0 13 287.2 289 144 135 35 93 17 200 8 1 6 1231 108 4.29 1.328 9.0 1.1 2.9 6.3 2.15
Hold your mouse over the values in the Saves, ERA, or FIP columns for additional information.

Player Value--Pitchers

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards
2001 21 TOR AL 63.0 11 11 31 4.43 4.77 -0.02 0.18 100.8 5.02 4 0.4 -0.0 1.0 11 .532 .502
2002 22 TOR AL 62.0 15 10 47 6.82 5.26 -0.05 0.11 105.1 5.70 -8 -0.8 .9 -0.1 -0.2 -1 .449 .495 $221,000
2003 23 BOS AL 59.0 49 0 33 5.03 4.94 -0.15 -0.37 102.5 4.84 -1 -0.1 1.2 -0.1 0.4 5 .498 .499 $309,500
2005 25 ARI NL 29.1 32 0 25 7.67 4.50 -0.10 -0.34 106.1 4.51 -10 -1.0 1.6 -0.4 -1.1 -8 .468 .494 $330,000
2006 26 ARI NL 69.1 68 0 32 4.15 4.85 -0.01 -0.36 106.0 4.77 5 0.5 1.3 -0.0 1.0 11 .507 .503 $830,000
2007 27 ARI NL 74.0 73 0 25 3.04 4.76 0.23 -0.34 107.6 4.51 12 1.2 1.5 0.2 2.1 19 .517 .508 $1,500,000
2008 28 ARI NL 59.1 61 0 34 5.16 4.47 -0.22 -0.32 109.4 4.78 -2 -0.2 1.5 -0.2 0.2 3 .496 .499 $3,125,000
2009 29 DET AL 78.2 65 0 25 2.86 4.86 0.19 -0.36 100.5 4.34 12 1.2 1.1 -0.1 2.0 22 .519 .508 $4,250,000
2010 30 HOU NL 78.0 79 0 28 3.23 4.48 -0.18 -0.33 96.1 4.15 8 0.8 1.5 0.0 1.5 14 .511 .505 $4,250,000
2011 31 HOU NL 13.1 15 0 17 11.48 4.52 0.15 -0.34 100.2 4.03 -11 -1.1 1.7 -0.4 -1.5 -10 .424 .493 $5,250,000
2012 32 HOU NL 36.0 37 0 13 3.25 4.38 -0.33 -0.33 102.1 4.47 5 0.5 .9 -0.1 0.7 8 .513 .503 $5,500,000
2012 32 TOR AL 25.0 30 0 8 2.88 4.50 0.26 -0.33 102.6 4.01 3 0.3 1.1 -0.0 0.6 6 .511 .502
2013 33 NYM NL 34.1 37 0 20 5.24 3.96 -0.04 -0.29 97.3 3.61 -6 -0.7 1.3 -0.2 -0.6 -4 .482 .496 $750,000
12 Seasons 681.1 572 21 338 4.46 4.70 -0.03 -0.25 103.0 4.61 10 1.0 1.4 -1.5 6.1 77 .502 .502 $26,315,500
ARI (4 yrs) 232.0 234 0 116 4.50 4.68 0.00 -0.34 107.4 4.66 5 0.5 1.5 -0.4 2.1 25 .502 .502 $5,785,000
HOU (3 yrs) 127.1 131 0 58 4.10 4.45 -0.19 -0.33 98.2 4.23 1 0.2 1.4 -0.5 0.8 12 .501 .503 $15,000,000
TOR (3 yrs) 150.0 56 21 86 5.16 4.93 0.01 0.07 102.9 5.13 -1 -0.1 1.1 -0.1 1.4 16 .499 .500 $221,000
NYM (1 yr) 34.1 37 0 20 5.24 3.96 -0.04 -0.29 97.3 3.61 -6 -0.7 1.3 -0.2 -0.6 -4 .482 .496 $750,000
DET (1 yr) 78.2 65 0 25 2.86 4.86 0.19 -0.36 100.5 4.34 12 1.2 1.1 -0.1 2.0 22 .519 .508 $4,250,000
BOS (1 yr) 59.0 49 0 33 5.03 4.94 -0.15 -0.37 102.5 4.84 -1 -0.1 1.2 -0.1 0.4 5 .498 .499 $309,500

Postseason Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg Series Rslt Opp W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2007 27 ARI NL NLDS W CHC 0 0 0.00 3 0 0 0 0 0 3.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 11 0.667 3.0 0.0 3.0 3.0 1.00
2007 27 ARI NL NLCS L COL 0 0 0.00 2 0 1 0 0 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 9 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.0
1 Yr (2 Series) 0 0 0.00 5 0 1 0 0 0 6.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 20 0.333 1.5 0.0 1.5 7.5 5.00
1 NLDS 0 0 0.00 3 0 0 0 0 0 3.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 11 0.667 3.0 0.0 3.0 3.0 1.00
1 NLCS 0 0 0.00 2 0 1 0 0 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 9 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.0

Standard Batting

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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
2001 21 TOR AL 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2002 22 TOR AL 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2003 23 BOS AL 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2005 25 ARI NL 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2006 26 ARI NL 68 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2007 27 ARI NL 73 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2008 28 ARI NL 61 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2009 29 DET AL 65 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2010 30 HOU NL 79 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2011 31 HOU NL 15 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000 709 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
2012 32 TOT MLB 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2012 32 HOU NL 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2012 32 TOR AL 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2013 33 NYM NL 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
12 Yrs 572 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000 697 2 0 0 0 0 0
162 Game Avg. 162 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000 697 1 0 0 0 0 0
ARI (4 yrs) 234 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 0 0 0
HOU (3 yrs) 131 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000 709 2 0 0 0 0 0
TOR (3 yrs) 56 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
NYM (1 yr) 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DET (1 yr) 65 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
BOS (1 yr) 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
NL (8 yrs) 402 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000 697 2 0 0 0 0 0
AL (5 yrs) 170 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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
2001 21 TOR AL 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
2002 22 TOR AL 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $221,000 1
2003 23 BOS AL 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $309,500 1
2005 25 ARI NL 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $330,000 1
2006 26 ARI NL 68 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .501 .500 0.1 0.0 1 $830,000 1
2007 27 ARI NL 73 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $1,500,000 1
2008 28 ARI NL 61 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 $3,125,000 1
2009 29 DET AL 65 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.1 0 $4,250,000 1
2010 30 HOU NL 79 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $4,250,000 1
2011 31 HOU NL 15 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .507 .501 0.1 0.0 1 $5,250,000 1
2012 32 HOU NL 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $5,500,000 1
2012 32 TOR AL 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
2013 33 NYM NL 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 $750,000 1
12 Seasons 572 2 1 0 0 0 3 4 0.4 0 4 0.4 .501 .500 0.4 0.2 4 $26,315,500
ARI (4 yrs) 234 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .501 .500 0.2 0.0 2 $5,785,000
HOU (3 yrs) 131 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0.2 0 1 0.2 .501 .500 0.2 0.0 1 $15,000,000
TOR (3 yrs) 56 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $221,000
NYM (1 yr) 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 $750,000
DET (1 yr) 65 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.1 0 $4,250,000
BOS (1 yr) 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $309,500

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 27 ARI NL NLDS CHC W 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 27 ARI NL NLCS COL L 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Yr (2 Series) 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 NLDS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 NLCS 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Standard Fielding

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Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rdrs Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
2001 TOR AL 21 P 11 11 0 63.0 12 3 9 0 0 1.000 1.71 1.09 .955 1.74 1.74 4 1 20% 29% 0
2002 TOR AL 22 P 15 10 0 62.0 18 5 12 1 1 .944 2.47 1.13 .957 1.68 1.67 8 1 11% 32% 0
2003 BOS AL 23 P 49 0 0 59.0 11 3 7 1 0 .909 -3 -10 1.53 0.20 .957 1.72 1.71 5 0 0% 30% 0
2005 ARI NL 25 P 32 0 0 29.1 6 2 4 0 0 1.000 0 0 1.84 0.19 .960 1.75 1.73 2 0 0% 29% 0
2006 ARI NL 26 P 68 0 0 69.1 9 1 8 0 1 1.000 1 3 1.17 0.13 .958 1.71 1.71 2 0 0% 28% 0
2007 ARI NL 27 P 73 0 0 74.0 13 3 9 1 1 .923 -2 -5 1.46 0.16 .965 1.68 1.67 5 1 17% 25% 0
2008 ARI NL 28 P 61 0 0 59.1 8 4 4 0 0 1.000 -2 -7 1.21 0.13 .959 1.73 1.72 1 1 50% 27% 0
2009 DET AL 29 P 65 0 0 78.2 26 10 16 0 2 1.000 3 8 2.97 0.40 .953 1.53 1.51 3 2 40% 26% 0
2010 HOU NL 30 P 79 0 0 78.0 26 12 12 2 0 .923 -1 -3 2.77 0.30 .954 1.73 1.72 6 0 0% 29% 0
2011 HOU NL 31 P 15 0 0 13.1 7 4 3 0 1 1.000 1 15 4.72 0.47 .954 1.82 1.79 2 0 0% 28% 0
2012 TOT MLB 32 P 67 0 0 61.0 8 3 5 0 0 1.000 -1 -3 1.18 0.12 .952 1.70 1.67 15 2 12% 26% 0
2012 HOU NL 32 P 37 0 0 36.0 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 -1 -6 0.75 0.08 .950 1.78 1.75 7 1 13% 26% 0
2012 TOR AL 32 P 30 0 0 25.0 5 2 3 0 0 1.000 0 0 1.80 0.17 .954 1.58 1.56 8 1 11% 25% 0
2013 NYM NL 33 P 37 0 0 34.1 7 1 5 1 0 .857 -1 -5 1.57 0.16 .964 1.76 1.76 1 1 50% 28% 0
12 Seasons P 572 21 0 681.1 151 51 94 6 6 .960 -5 -1 1.92 0.25 .957 1.70 1.69 54 9 14% 28% 0
12 Seasons TOT 572 21 0 681.1 151 51 94 6 6 .960 -5 -9 1.92 0.25 .957 1.70 1.69 54 9 14% 28% 0
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.
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  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Games Played s c a p y
2010 NL  79 (6th)
Active  572 (22nd)
Career  572 (239th)

Saves s c a p y
Active  79 (28th)
Career  79 (187th)

Games Finished s c a p y
2008 NL  50 (8th)
Active  241 (17th)
Career  241 (181st)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
2007 NL  2.9 (6th)

Def. Games as P s c a p y
Active  572 (22nd)

Range Factor/9Inn as Ps c a p y
Active  1.92 (12th)
Career  1.92 (75th)

Fielding % as P s c a p y
Active  .960 (17th)

             

Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1938-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these leaderboards.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkPitching - 1 (2682), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 4 (1458), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 4 (1591), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Relief Pitcher (339th), 6.5 career WAR/9.5 7yr-peak WAR/8.0 JAWS
Average HOF RP (out of 5) = 40.6 career WAR/28.2 7yr-peak WAR/34.4 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
2002 22 Toronto Blue Jays $221,000 ? 4/3/02 AP
2003 23 Boston Red Sox $309,500 ? 4/3/03 AP
2004 24 Arizona Diamondbacks $330,000 ? 4/7/04 AP
2005 25 Arizona Diamondbacks $330,000 ?
2006 26 Arizona Diamondbacks $830,000 ?
2007 27 Arizona Diamondbacks $1,500,000 ?
2008 28 Arizona Diamondbacks $3,125,000 ?
2009 29 Detroit Tigers $4,250,000 ?
2010 30 Houston Astros $4,250,000 7.142
2011 31 Houston Astros $5,250,000 8.142
2012 32 Houston Astros $5,500,000 9.142 contracts
2013 33 New York Mets $750,000 10.142 contracts
Earliest Free Agent: 2014
Career to date (may be incomplete)$26,645,500
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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