Matthew Hanks LeCroy
Positions: Designated Hitter, Catcher and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 225 lb.
Born: December 13, 1975 in Belton, SC
High School: Belton-Honea Path HS (Belton, SC) School: Clemson University (Clemson, SC) by the Drafted Minnesota Twins in the 1st round (50th pick) of the 1997 amateur draft. Signed August 6, 1997.
( All Transactions) Debut: April 3, 2000 (Age 24)
vs. TBD 3 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Twins/Nationals 2000-2007 Agents: Scott Boras [*] Final Game: September 30, 2007 (Age 31)
vs. BOS 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
About biographical information
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News -- January 2014
1/7 MetsMinors.net: The Historic 2nd Round Mets Picks: While 66% of First Round picks in the June draft chosen by the Mets reached the majors, only 44% of Second Round picks made it ...
1/5 Mets Merized: Mets Historic Second Round Picks: While 66% of First Round picks in the June draft chosen by the Mets reached the majors, only 44% of Second Round picks made it ... News -- November 2013
11/19 District On Deck: Nationals Hire Third Base Coach: Last week I wrote that Trent Jewett will be heading to Seattle next season to become the Mariners bench coach. That opened the ...
11/1 MLBTradeRumors: Field Staff Notes: Nationals, D-Backs, Ausmus, Mariners, Rangers: New Nationals manager Matt Williams says that the club has "some things we can refine" but is not in need of fixing, he said ... News -- October 2013
10/17 Puckett's Pond: David Ortiz Wouldn’t Currently Be On The Minnesota Twins, But What Could Have Been: It’s the most wonderful time of the year. It’s the, typically, yearly discussion where we all gather around the fire and discuss ... News -- September 2013
9/2 Kevin Slowey Was Framed: Monday Morning Madness: Labor Day Edition!: I'm just going to admit that it is getting harder and harder to watch Twins baseball. First, the lineup and rotation are ... News -- May 2013
5/21 Kevin Slowey Was Framed: 25 Minnesota Twins Drafts in 25 Days: 1997: Travis Lee was being a real jag and didn't want to sign with the Twins after the 1996 draft. The Twins did not want to ... News -- February 2013
2/23 Puckett's Pond: Twin Season from the Past – David Ortiz 2002: Twins fans with a good grasp of Twins history are likely to note that this is the 10 year anniversary of the off-season when David ... News -- January 2013
1/3 Phillies Nation: Prada Named Williamsport Manager: From the official Twitter account of the Crosscutters, the Phillies have filled one of their last Minor League coaching vacancies: ... News -- November 2012
11/11 Call to the Pen: Nationals Finalize New Contract with Davey Johnson: Managerial openings for a handful of Major League teams have been the talk of the town for the past few weeks, particularly with ... News -- August 2012
8/15 Tomahawk Take: Speed Not Required: I somehow missed a very important Braves milestone last week. Last Wednesday night, David Ross stole his first career base, ... News -- November 2011
11/20 Mets360.com: Remembering the Mets’ 1994 Draft: In 1993, the Mets lost 103 games, the first time since 1967 they finished with triple-digit losses for the year. That terrible ... News -- September 2011
9/11 Grading on the Curve: 30th Overall: Minnesota Twins Select SS Levi Michael: When it comes to their first round and supplemental round picks, the Minnesota Twins have settled into a clearly defined pattern. ... News -- June 2011
6/12 B-R Blog: Trivia time – who are these 10 players?: This is, I think, a very difficult trivia question. Following is a list of 10 players. Can you figure out what criteria I used ... News -- September 2010
9/18 Baseball Musings: Bob Hazel Award: In 1957, Bob Hazel hit .403 in 134 at bats, the highest number of at bats to reach .400 since Ted Williams qualified for the batting ... News -- June 2010
6/9 B-R Blog: Draft history of catchers in the first round: With Bryce Harper going #1 to the Nationals in this year's draft, let's take a look at the history of catchers going in the first ...