Michael Shane Spencer
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 210 lb.
Born: February 20, 1972 in Key West, FL High School: Granite Hills HS (El Cajon, CA) by the Drafted New York Yankees in the 28th round of the 1990 amateur draft. Signed June 7, 1990.
( All Transactions) Debut: April 10, 1998 (Age 26)
vs. OAK 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Yankees/Mets/Indians/Rangers 1998-2004 Agents: David Trimble,Jim Krivacs [*] Final Game: July 22, 2004 (Age 32)
vs. MON 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- June 2013
6/15 Baseball News Source: Kyle Roller Hammering AA Pitching Trenton: Kyle Roller plays a position currently blocked by two different players for his Major League parent club, the New York Yankees. ... News -- May 2013
5/7 My Pinstripes: Rocky Mountain High, Colorado: Yankees Series Preview:
The New York Yankees and Colorado Rockies don't have much history between them. The deal that brought Chris Nelson to ... News -- April 2013
4/12 Indians Baseball Insider: Second Thoughts: The “Pronk's Bomber” Illusion: Clearly, even Mother Nature had seen just about all she could stomach of the Yankees’ geriatric merry-go-round this week, ... News -- March 2013
3/10 Bleeding Yankee Blue: COULD DAN REALLY BE THE MAN?:
(In Photo: Dan Johnson)
Pete Caldera of the Bergen Record brings up the name everyone has been wondering about ever since ... News -- January 2013
1/29 Bleeding Yankee Blue: THE SECOND COMING OF DEREK JETER:
I don't have to tell you just how devastated I was the night Derek Jeter fell to the ground in the playoffs. I gasped... ...
1/21 Mets360.com: Could the Mets’ outfield be better in 2013?: “There’s been a lot of talk about our OF. I want fans to know I’m in serious discussions with several OF’s I met on ...
1/18 YankeeAnalysts.com: Countdown To Spring Training: 25: A few guys that have worn the #25 for the Yankees have had special moments during their time in Pinstripes. For instance, the ...
1/8 Bleeding Yankee Blue: SHANE SPENCER IS STILL IN BASEBALL: This is a nice little nugget I wanted to bring to your attention this morning. We love talking about former Yankees here ... News -- December 2012
12/21 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Ludwick’s Lengthy Baseball Journey Included Brief Stop in Cleveland: By Craig Gifford These days, Ryan Ludwick is a power hitter in the middle of the batting order for a Cincinnati Reds team that ... News -- November 2012
11/24 161st and River: 86 Greatest Moments vs. Boston #10-6: #10 | The Olive Branch | 1925 When the Red Sox traded Babe Ruth following the 1919 season, it was immediately clear ... News -- September 2012
News -- August 2012
8/31 Bronx Baseball Daily: Former Yankees Pat Kelly and Shane Spencer drinking with…Lindsay Lohan:
Now this is just a bizarre story, but according to the NY Daily News former Yankees Pat Kelly and Shane Spencer were recently ...
8/18 My Pinstripes: The Captain Adds to His Record Book:
With one swing in Friday night's game against the Boston Red Sox, Derek Jeter added a couple of more achievements to ... News -- July 2012
7/10 High Heat Stats: Random notes for an off day: (Wait … you mean there’s pro baseball going on right now?) Since I’ve been getting most of my baseball news ... News -- April 2012
4/5 MetsToday.com: Mets Potential Bright Spots in 2012: The other day we discussed the six concerns the Mets have going into 2012. Just to prove to you that I’m not always, 100% ... News -- March 2012
3/21 MetsToday.com: Mets vs. Nationals Notes: A few random notes pertaining to Tuesday’s spring training contest between the Mets and Nationals … Dillon Gee‘s ...
3/13 Bleeding Yankee Blue: WHY THERE'S A FORMULA FOR A PERFECT YANKEE TEAM: I’ve always believed that the perfect combination of a true championship team is a mixture of gritty veterans with young guys ... News -- February 2012
2/28 Bleeding Yankee Blue: WHY VALENTINE IS BASEBALL'S UNCLE RICO: Leave it to Bobby Valentine to comment on a play that happened in 2001. Welcome to the party Bobby, but compliments go a whole ...
2/11 Bleeding Yankee Blue: WHY SEIZING THE MOMENT MAKES YOU NEW YORK'S DARLING: Poking around for a story this morning I came across something very interesting. Someone on Facebook wrote the following simple, ... News -- January 2012
1/24 Bronx Baseball Daily: Classic Yankees: Jorge Posada:
With the retirement of Jorge Posada, he now becomes a “Classic Yankee.”
No team in baseball can match the Yankees for ...
1/3 NY Baseball Digest: Remembering Melvin Mora with the Mets: How often does a late season call-up make an impact on a team in the postseason? Some names that come up off the top of my head ... News -- October 2011
10/26 NY Baseball Digest: Looking Back: Gammons ’86 Playoff Preview: Yesterday was the 25th anniversary of Game 6 of the 1986 World Series. I thought it would be fun to look back at the preview of ...
10/24 Bleeding Yankee Blue: WHY THE 2012 YANKEES WILL LOOK DIFFERENT: PART 4: Robinson Cano: .302, 28 HR, 118 RBI. Cano is the only starter to hit over .300 this year and probably was the most clutch player ...
10/17 B-R Blog: Nelson Cruz and post-season homers from the 7-hole: Nelson Cruz's performance this year is all-the-more impressive considering that he bats 7th for the Rangers. Here are the most ... News -- September 2011
9/28 Mets360.com: Judge’s ruling a hit with Wilpons: Just in case you haven’t heard, a federal judge took a significant bite out of the lawsuit against the Mets ownership. U.S. ...
9/6 YankeeAnalysts.com: Montero clubs first two Major League home runs in 11-10 Yankee victory over Orioles: On an afternoon when neither starting pitcher seemed to have any interest in going deep, Jesus Montero certainly did, connecting ...
9/5 B-R Blog: Labor Day notes: Lee’s 6th shutout; rook’s near-perfect game: -- Cliff Lee, who was lifted after 8.2 scoreless innings in last start, got his 6th shutout of the year Monday, stopping Atlanta ... News -- August 2011
8/11 B-R Blog: Fastest to a 5-hit game: In his 16th career game tonight, Cleveland 2B Jason Kipnis went 5 for 5, with a double and a HR (his 6th in 61 ABs) in Cleveland's ...
8/9 PaulLebowitz.com: Mets Can’t Get Too Clever With Reyes: This is not turning into an “all Jose Reyes, all the time” deal, but there’s much to talk about with the Mets ... News -- June 2011
6/13 YankeeAnalysts.com: Yanks Hold Hit Parade Without Home Run; Outburst Recalls Bernie Williams’ Rookie Season: (The following is being syndicated from The Captain’s Blog). The Yankees rapped out 18 hits in yesterday’s 9-2 victory over ...
6/13 The Captain's Blog: Yanks Hold Hit Parade Without Home Run; Outburst Recalls Bernie Williams’ Rookie Season: The Yankees rapped out 18 hits in yesterday’s 9-2 victory over the Indians, but not one wound up leaving the ballpark. It was ... News -- May 2011
5/19 B-R Blog: Fewest career regular-season homers for a player with at least 3 post-season homers: Among players with at least 3 career post-season homers, here are the players with the fewest regular-season homers: Rk Player ... News -- March 2011
3/8 NY Baseball Digest: The Beltran Options Don’t Cut It: It appears that even the most optimistic prognostication would have Carlos Beltran playing around 100 to 120 games. Right now, ... News -- October 2010
10/16 PaulLebowitz.com: The Executioners: Microcosm: I haven't read the game recaps with quotes from the players and manager (I don't find much use in them), but I ... News -- August 2010
8/12 NY Baseball Digest: Remembering the 95′ Replacement Players: It was 16 years ago today the Players Union would elect to go out on strike and end the 1994 baseball season. Yankees fans remember ... News -- May 2010
5/6 B-R Blog: A Sign Of The Times?: Using Baseball-Reference.com's Play Index Batting Season Finder, I looked for single seasons since 1901 where a non-pitcher had ... News -- April 2010
4/29 B-R Blog: Ike Davis and a team going 10-0 in a player’s first 10 games: The Mets started the season horribly but that all changed when they called up Ike Davis 10 games ago. In those 10 games, Davis ...