Shea Matthew Hillenbrand
Positions: Third Baseman and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 200 lb.
Born: July 27, 1975 in Mesa, AZ
High School: Mountain View HS (Mesa, AZ) School: Mesa Community College (Mesa, AZ) by the Drafted Boston Red Sox in the 10th round of the 1996 amateur draft. Signed June 6, 1996.
( All Transactions) Debut: April 2, 2001 (Age 25)
vs. BAL 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): RedSox/Diamondbacks/BlueJays/Giants/Angels/... 2001-2007 Final Game: September 20, 2007 (Age 32)
vs. COL 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- September 2013
9/3 Replacement Level Red Sox Blog: Things I Believe: There are certain things about baseball that I firmly believe. Some are rooted in statistical fact, some in just plain old gut ... News -- July 2013
7/27 Replacement Level Red Sox Blog: Game 105 Thread – Red Sox (61-43, 2nd) vs. Orioles (58-46): First Pitch – 7:05PM Ryan Dempster (5-8, 4.28) vs. Scott Feldman (9-7, 3.75) Note: The Red Sox are now 9-24 against Baltimore ...
7/10 Beachball Delay: Three Dozen Replacements for Beltre: It's 2013 and the Dodgers are still looking to replace Adrian Beltre at third base. Yes, Beltre left nearly nine years ago, but ... News -- May 2013
5/31 Splash Hit Blog: Where do you draw the line for a Giants 1B?: Brandon Belt may be the most polarizing 1B in my lifetime, and is definitely the one I’ve enjoyed blogging about the most, ...
5/1 Jays Journal: April Is The Cruelest Month For The Blue Jays: There’s been a lot of fuss about the Blue Jays through the first month of the season. Their 10-17 record is 4th worst in ... News -- April 2013
4/25 Baseballhotcorner.com: MLB Manager`s On The Hot Seat: What MLB Coaches Are On The Hot Seat? Two Baseball Hot Corner Writers Debate The Topic Pauljacksports: So far early in the season ...
4/22 Mike Scioscia's Tragic Illness: The Luis Cruz Experiment Just Isn’t Working Out: On August 29th of last season, the Dodgers went to Colorado and jumped out to a 10-1 lead against the Rockies, nearly blowing ...
4/13 MLBTradeRumors: Why Aren't There More Early-Season Trades?: Last week, the Rockies traded catcher Ramon Hernandez to the Dodgers for starting pitcher Aaron Harang. It was a minor deal ... News -- March 2013
3/28 Jays Journal: The History of Our Home Openers: 2006: To the average fan it looked like J.P. Ricciardi was going for it this season. To help augment the growing power of Vernon Wells ...
3/27 Jays Journal: The History of Our Home Openers: 2005: Yes loyal readers I have fallen behind (stupid day job). I promise to have all the years covered by the time we reach 2013…which ... News -- February 2013
2/19 Red Sox Maineiacs: Competition?: Is there a new theme forming within the Red Sox offseason plan? Is Ben Cherington stealing a page from Bill Belichick's playbook? ...
2/18 mlbreports.com: Toronto Blue Jays: Clubhouse Cohesion, New Faces, And The World Baseball Classic: Like us on Facebook here Monday, February 18th, 2013 By Alex Mednick (Baseball Analyst and Toronto Blue Jays Correspondent) The ... News -- January 2013
1/21 Jays Journal: 2 Years After The Vernon Wells Trade: It was like it just happened yesterday when I got a call from my best friend telling me the greatest Blue Jays news I had heard ...
1/8 MLBTradeRumors: GMs Must Adjust Midway Through Winter: It’s been a little more than two months since the postseason gave way to the offseason, and in that time baseball’s landscape ... News -- December 2012
12/26 Red Sox Maineiacs: Competition?: Is there a new theme forming within the Red Sox offseason plan? Is Ben Cherington stealing a page from Bill Belichick's playbook? ... News -- November 2012
11/20 Baseball News Source: John Gibbons – Blue Jays Look To The Past For New Manager: Gibbons will bring back an intense brand of baseball to Toronto The Toronto Blue Jays wanted someone with MLB managing experience ...
11/20 mlbreports.com: Hiring John Gibbons Is A Huge Mistake: Tuesday, Nov.19/2012 Chuck Booth (Lead Baseball Writer): I am in complete shock that the Jays hired John Gibbons as their recycled ...
11/20 PaulLebowitz.com: Blue Jays Make a Surprising and Solid Choice in Gibbons: In a surprise move, John Gibbons has been hired as the the new manager of the Toronto Blue Jays. By some, this will be seen as ...
11/20 Baseballhotcorner.com: Jays To Name John Gibbons As New Manager: As first reported by Bob Elliott the Toronto Blue Jays will welcome back John Gibbons as their new manager. Gibbons managed the ...
11/20 MLBTradeRumors: Blue Jays To Hire John Gibbons: The Blue Jays will announce John Gibbons as their new manager at some point on Tuesday morning, according to Bob Elliott of ... News -- June 2012
6/17 MLBTradeRumors: East Notes: Ortiz, Hanrahan, Phillies, Prior: Red Sox slugger David Ortiz's tenure in Boston almost ended soon after he signed with the club, writes Alex Speier of WEEI.com. ... News -- January 2012
1/9 Through The Fence Baseball: Is Posada retiring one year too late?: Buster Olney reported Sunday morning that Yankees catcher Jorge Posada would be retiring after 17 seasons of wearing pinstripes. ...
1/6 PaulLebowitz.com: Carlos Zambrano: Pros and Cons: If Carlos Zambrano behaved in society the way he has in clubhouses and on the field, it wouldn’t be a matter of “pros and ... News -- November 2011
11/18 Fragile Freddy's: Freddy's Two-a-Days: Chicago Cubs: 71-91, 5th place, 25 GBFragile Freddy’s “Two A Days” series continues today with the Chicago Cubs. Each day (except ...
11/8 The Pesky Pole: Defending Theo:
Theo Epstein has left Boston and the bashing has begun. It seems every article and every talk show host list every single ... News -- October 2011
10/21 Fragile Freddy's: Theo Epstein Officially Resigns: Well, he is officially gone. After nine years as General Manager Theo Epstein is no longer the Boston Red Sox GM. ... News -- August 2011
8/27 Raising Matt Cain: Winning! Yes, yes, I remember that feeling: I'm handing out the RMC Croix de Awesomeness to Ramon Ramirez for his game-saving performance last night. He threw 23 pitches ... News -- July 2011
7/20 22gigantes.com: Kershaw, Dodgers mow down Giants 1-0:
Lincecum struck out seven Wednesday, but took the loss. (AP photo)
It was All-Star vs. All-Star Wednesday at AT&T ... News -- May 2011
5/24 Yankees Daily: Ultimate Base Running added to fWAR: I was so excited to see that Fangraphs has added UBR (Ultimate Base Running) to the site and more importantly to fWAR. I have ... News -- March 2011
3/12 PAAPFLY: Remembering Giants’ 2006 offseason, ‘7 Rule IV Draft: The 2003 season ended abruptly for the Giants with a baseball tightly clutched in the hand of Ivan Rodriguez, dusty after being ... News -- February 2011
2/28 B-R Blog: Batter Games With RE24 = 6+ Since 1973: Since 1973, here are the games where a batter's RE24 for the contest was 6 or better. The list - Rk Player Date Tm Opp Rslt PA ...
2/7 Mike Scioscia's Tragic Illness: Dodgers Sign Aaron Miles, For Some Reason: Now this is happening: The Dodgers signed journeyman infielder Aaron Miles to a Minor League contract Monday with an invitation ... News -- January 2011
1/8 MLBTradeRumors: This Date In Transactions History: January 8th: Now that everyone has recovered from the holidays, the hot stove action has started to pick up. Let's look back at some of the ... News -- December 2010
12/12 B-R Blog: Short Term Sluggers: Who in baseball history played 1,000 games or less in their career but showed power when they played? To answer this question, ... News -- October 2010
10/14 PaulLebowitz.com: Managerization: The field boss float: Being a student of the game concerning aspects in which others may only have passing interest, I find ... News -- July 2010
7/27 B-R Blog: Joe Mauer’s feat that is rarer than no-hitters and cycles: Last night, Joe Mauer had 5 hits and 7 RBI while the Twins obliterated the Royals. Turns out this is quite a rare feat. Click ... News -- June 2010
6/25 B-R Blog: Dustin Pedroia’s winning hand: Three Jacks: Last night, Dustin Pedroia jacked 3 home runs to help the Red Sox beat the Rockies despite a second consecutive blown save by ...