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John Cotton

John Farrow Cotton

Positions: Outfielder, Second Baseman and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: October 30, 1970 in Houston, Texas, United States
School: Angelina College (Lufkin, TX)

Drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 10th round of the 1989 MLB June Amateur Draft from Angelina College (Lufkin, TX).

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Register Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1989 18 -1.6 Burlington APPY Rk CLE 64 257 227 36 47 5 1 2 22 20 3 22 56 .207 .285 .264 .549 60 3 4 1 0
1990 19 -1.8 Watertown NYPL A- CLE 73 331 286 53 60 9 4 2 27 24 7 40 71 .210 .309 .290 .599 83 2 1 2 2
1991 20 -0.9 Columbus SALL A CLE 122 507 405 88 92 11 9 13 42 57 14 93 135 .227 .373 .395 .768 160 6 3 3 3 1
1992 21 -1.1 Kinston CARL A+ CLE 103 413 360 67 72 7 3 11 39 23 7 48 106 .200 .296 .328 .624 118 3 2 1 2 1
1993 22 -0.2 Kinston CARL A+ CLE 127 531 454 81 120 16 3 13 51 28 24 59 130 .264 .361 .399 .760 181 3 11 5 2 1
1994 23 0.3 3 Teams 3 Lgs A+-AA-A SDP 106 390 338 58 70 12 5 8 41 18 4 47 87 .207 .308 .343 .651 116 6 3 0 2 3
1994 23 1.3 Springfield MIDW A SDP 24 94 82 14 19 5 3 1 8 7 1 12 19 .232 .330 .402 .732 33 0 0 0 0 0
1994 23 0.4 Rancho Cucamonga CALL A+ SDP 48 195 171 35 35 3 2 4 19 9 3 22 48 .205 .303 .316 .618 54 3 2 0 0 0
1994 23 -0.9 Wichita TL AA SDP 34 101 85 9 16 4 0 3 14 2 0 13 20 .188 .297 .341 .638 29 3 1 0 2 3
1995 24 -0.1 Memphis SOUL AA SDP 121 459 407 60 103 19 8 12 47 15 6 38 101 .253 .320 .428 .748 174 2 4 6 4 0
1996 25 -0.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA DET 113 421 388 48 84 14 5 17 58 19 7 26 130 .216 .272 .410 .682 159 3 4 2 1 2
1996 25 1.1 Jacksonville SOUL AA DET 63 239 217 34 52 7 4 13 39 15 3 19 66 .240 .305 .488 .794 106 2 2 0 1 2
1996 25 -1.7 Toledo IL AAA DET 50 182 171 14 32 7 1 4 19 4 4 7 64 .187 .228 .310 .538 53 1 2 2 0 0
1997 26 0.4 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CHW 127 486 447 68 123 24 5 18 76 9 4 33 127 .275 .326 .472 .798 211 10 2 1 3 1
1997 26 1.6 Birmingham SOUL AA CHW 33 136 124 23 36 10 2 7 26 1 2 9 33 .290 .346 .573 .918 71 3 2 0 1 0
1997 26 0.0 Nashville AA AAA CHW 94 350 323 45 87 14 3 11 50 8 2 24 94 .269 .318 .433 .751 140 7 0 1 2 1
1998 27 3.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ CHC 102 399 367 54 107 18 3 16 64 10 3 22 76 .292 .336 .488 .824 179 6 5 0 5 1
1998 27 4.5 Daytona FLOR A+ CHC 12 52 48 8 14 4 0 3 11 0 0 3 8 .292 .346 .563 .909 27 3 1 0 0 0
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1998 27 2.9 West Tenn SOUL AA CHC 90 347 319 46 93 14 3 13 53 10 3 19 68 .292 .334 .476 .811 152 3 4 0 5 1
1999 28 2.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA COL 112 429 398 77 120 27 1 25 69 4 3 24 112 .302 .343 .563 .906 224 9 3 1 3 5
1999 28 3.4 Carolina SOUL AA COL 42 174 163 27 46 9 0 10 21 0 1 10 48 .282 .328 .521 .849 85 3 1 0 0 1
1999 28 1.0 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL 70 255 235 50 74 18 1 15 48 4 2 14 64 .315 .354 .591 .946 139 6 2 1 3 4
2000 29 1.9 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL 103 347 314 58 103 21 5 16 62 13 0 30 97 .328 .386 .580 .966 182 6 1 0 2 3
2001 30 2.9 4 Teams 3 Lgs AAA-AA LAD-PIT-MON 101 344 317 38 73 14 1 17 49 3 4 23 96 .230 .289 .442 .730 140 6 3 1 0 6
2001 30 5.7 Harrisburg EL AA MON 5 18 17 5 5 0 0 3 8 0 0 1 5 .294 .333 .824 1.157 14 0 0 0 0 0
2001 30 2.7 Ottawa IL AAA MON 24 100 93 11 26 8 1 5 15 2 1 6 25 .280 .330 .548 .878 51 1 1 0 0 2
2001 30 2.7 Nashville PCL AAA PIT 30 86 80 7 16 4 0 1 9 0 2 5 22 .200 .247 .288 .535 23 3 0 1 0 1
2001 30 2.7 Las Vegas PCL AAA LAD 42 140 127 15 26 2 0 8 17 1 1 11 44 .205 .279 .409 .688 52 2 2 0 0 3
2002 31 5.2 Quebec NEAS Ind 85 384 345 65 106 18 3 12 73 2 0 30 66 .307 .367 .481 .848 166 3 5 0 4 6
2003 32 5.3 Sioux City NORL Ind 71 308 273 45 81 22 3 8 44 4 1 30 55 .297 .370 .487 .857 133 7 3 0 2 3
Minors (13 seasons) Minors 1374 5314 4708 786 1174 197 53 170 647 243 86 505 1324 .249 .326 .422 .748 1987 60 46 25 30 26
Other (2 seasons) Other 156 692 618 110 187 40 6 20 117 6 1 60 121 .303 .368 .484 .852 299 10 8 0 6 9
All Levels (15 Seasons) 1530 6006 5326 896 1361 237 59 190 764 249 87 565 1445 .256 .331 .429 .760 2286 70 54 25 36 35
A (2 seasons) Minors 146 601 487 102 111 16 12 14 50 64 15 105 154 .228 .366 .396 .763 193 6 3 3 3 1
A+ (4 seasons) Minors 290 1191 1033 191 241 30 8 31 120 60 34 132 292 .233 .328 .368 .696 380 12 16 6 4 2
AA (7 seasons) Minors 388 1474 1332 204 351 63 17 61 208 43 15 109 341 .264 .323 .474 .797 631 16 14 6 13 7
AAA (5 seasons) Minors 413 1460 1343 200 364 74 11 60 220 32 12 97 410 .271 .322 .477 .799 640 26 8 5 7 14
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1989 18 Burlington APPY Rk CLE 2B 64 306 124 153 29 30 .905 4.33
1990 19 Watertown NYPL A- CLE 2B 73 364 144 194 26 39 .929 4.63
1991 20 Columbus SALL A CLE 2B 113 526 186 305 35 55 .933 4.35
1991 20 Columbus SALL A CLE SS 1 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00
1992 21 Kinston CARL A+ CLE 2B 97 433 173 231 29 45 .933 4.16
1993 22 Kinston CARL A+ CLE 2B 4 12 7 5 0 3 1.000 3.00
1993 22 Kinston CARL A+ CLE OF 125 229 214 9 6 1 .974 1.78
1994 23 3 Teams 3 Lgs A+-AA-A SDP OF 90 162 150 5 7 1 .957 1.72
1994 23 Springfield MIDW A SDP OF 22 37 36 1 0 0 1.000 1.68
1994 23 Rancho Cucamonga CALL A+ SDP OF 42 88 83 1 4 0 .955 2.00
1994 23 Wichita TL AA SDP OF 26 37 31 3 3 1 .919 1.31
1995 24 Memphis SOUL AA SDP 1B 1 2 2 0 0 1 1.000 2.00
1995 24 Memphis SOUL AA SDP 2B 2 5 3 1 1 1 .800 2.00
1995 24 Memphis SOUL AA SDP 3B 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
1995 24 Memphis SOUL AA SDP CF 60
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1995 24 Memphis SOUL AA SDP LF 12
1995 24 Memphis SOUL AA SDP OF 90 194 178 10 6 1 .969 2.09
1995 24 Memphis SOUL AA SDP RF 20
1995 24 Memphis SOUL AA SDP SS 24 68 30 34 4 7 .941 2.67
1996 25 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA DET 2B 14 51 16 31 4 7 .922 3.36
1996 25 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA DET 3B 24 37 7 24 6 2 .838 1.29
1996 25 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA DET CF 28
1996 25 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA DET LF 39
1996 25 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA DET OF 71 128 117 9 2 1 .984 1.77
1996 25 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA DET SS 10 22 7 15 0 5 1.000 2.20
1996 25 Jacksonville SOUL AA DET 1B 1 7 7 0 0 1 1.000 7.00
1996 25 Jacksonville SOUL AA DET 2B 6 27 7 18 2 4 .926 4.17
1996 25 Jacksonville SOUL AA DET 3B 23 37 7 24 6 2 .838 1.35
1996 25 Jacksonville SOUL AA DET CF 5
1996 25 Jacksonville SOUL AA DET LF 31
1996 25 Jacksonville SOUL AA DET OF 35 47 42 5 0 0 1.000 1.34
1996 25 Jacksonville SOUL AA DET SS 9 21 6 15 0 5 1.000 2.33
1996 25 Toledo IL AAA DET 2B 8 24 9 13 2 3 .917 2.75
1996 25 Toledo IL AAA DET 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1996 25 Toledo IL AAA DET CF 23
1996 25 Toledo IL AAA DET LF 8
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1996 25 Toledo IL AAA DET OF 36 81 75 4 2 1 .975 2.19
1996 25 Toledo IL AAA DET RF 7
1996 25 Toledo IL AAA DET SS 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1997 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CHW 2B 35 158 76 74 8 24 .949 4.29
1997 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CHW 3B 8 10 1 4 5 0 .500 0.63
1997 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CHW LF 27
1997 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CHW OF 67 120 111 7 2 2 .983 1.76
1997 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CHW RF 41
1997 26 Birmingham SOUL AA CHW 2B 24 116 60 50 6 17 .948 4.58
1997 26 Birmingham SOUL AA CHW 3B 5 9 1 4 4 0 .556 1.00
1997 26 Birmingham SOUL AA CHW LF 1
1997 26 Birmingham SOUL AA CHW OF 4 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.25
1997 26 Birmingham SOUL AA CHW RF 3
1997 26 Nashville AA AAA CHW 1B 2 7 5 2 0 2 1.000 3.50
1997 26 Nashville AA AAA CHW 2B 11 42 16 24 2 7 .952 3.64
1997 26 Nashville AA AAA CHW 3B 3 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00
1997 26 Nashville AA AAA CHW LF 26
1997 26 Nashville AA AAA CHW OF 63 115 106 7 2 2 .983 1.79
1997 26 Nashville AA AAA CHW RF 38
1998 27 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ CHC 3B 34 86 19 56 11 4 .872 2.21
1998 27 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ CHC OF 43 52 49 2 1 0 .981 1.19
1998 27 Daytona FLOR A+ CHC 3B 5 13 2 9 2 0 .846 2.20
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1998 27 Daytona FLOR A+ CHC CF 4
1998 27 Daytona FLOR A+ CHC LF 3
1998 27 Daytona FLOR A+ CHC OF 7 9 9 0 0 0 1.000 1.29
1998 27 West Tenn SOUL AA CHC 1B 18 151 140 11 0 9 1.000 8.39
1998 27 West Tenn SOUL AA CHC 2B 9 31 9 22 0 5 1.000 3.44
1998 27 West Tenn SOUL AA CHC 3B 29 73 17 47 9 4 .877 2.21
1998 27 West Tenn SOUL AA CHC OF 36 43 40 2 1 0 .977 1.17
1999 28 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA COL 3B 62 168 35 115 18 10 .893 2.42
1999 28 Carolina SOUL AA COL 3B 36 89 22 54 13 3 .854 2.11
1999 28 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL 1B 2 5 5 0 0 2 1.000 2.50
1999 28 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL 2B 13 59 19 40 0 11 1.000 4.54
1999 28 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL 3B 26 79 13 61 5 7 .937 2.85
1999 28 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL LF 14
1999 28 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL OF 18 24 21 1 2 0 .917 1.22
1999 28 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL RF 4
2000 29 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL 1B 2 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
2000 29 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL 2B 12 33 19 14 0 5 1.000 2.75
2000 29 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL 3B 2 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.50
2000 29 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL C 1 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 4.00 0 0 0
2000 29 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL LF 51
2000 29 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL OF 61 85 74 4 7 2 .918 1.28
2000 29 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL RF 11
2001 30 3 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA LAD-PIT-MON 1B 28 207 195 9 3 20 .986 7.29
2001 30 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA LAD-MON 2B 15 52 24 28 0 7 1.000 3.47
2001 30 4 Teams 3 Lgs AAA-AA PIT-LAD-MON 3B 31 79 14 53 12 5 .848 2.16
2001 30 3 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA LAD-PIT-MON OF 5 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.60
2001 30 Harrisburg EL AA MON 1B 3 14 10 2 2 0 .857 4.00
2001 30 Harrisburg EL AA MON 3B 2 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.50
2001 30 Harrisburg EL AA MON CF 1
2001 30 Harrisburg EL AA MON OF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
2001 30 Ottawa IL AAA MON 2B 1 7 2 5 0 0 1.000 7.00
2001 30 Ottawa IL AAA MON 3B 19 52 9 34 9 3 .827 2.26
2001 30 Nashville PCL AAA PIT 1B 4 40 37 2 1 3 .975 9.75
2001 30 Nashville PCL AAA PIT 3B 8 20 5 12 3 2 .850 2.13
2001 30 Nashville PCL AAA PIT OF 2 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
2001 30 Las Vegas PCL AAA LAD 1B 21 153 148 5 0 17 1.000 7.29
2001 30 Las Vegas PCL AAA LAD 2B 14 45 22 23 0 7 1.000 3.21
2001 30 Las Vegas PCL AAA LAD 3B 2 4 0 4 0 0 1.000 2.00
2001 30 Las Vegas PCL AAA LAD OF 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
2002 31 Quebec NEAS Ind 1B 80 777 726 42 9 72 .988 9.60
2002 31 Quebec NEAS Ind 2B 1 6 3 3 0 1 1.000 6.00
2003 32 Sioux City NORL Ind 1B 57 534 478 49 7 54 .987 9.25
Minors (7 seasons) Minors 1B 54 383 358 22 3 35 .992 7.04
Minors (12 seasons) Minors 2B 451 2030 800 1098 132 232 .935 4.21
Minors (7 seasons) Minors 3B 162 384 76 256 52 21 .865 2.05
Minors (4 seasons) Minors CF 93
Minors (6 seasons) Minors LF 146
Minors (9 seasons) Minors OF 570 997 917 47 33 8 .967 1.69
Minors (5 seasons) Minors RF 83
Minors (3 seasons) Minors SS 35 91 37 49 5 12 .945 2.46
Other (2 seasons) Other 1B 137 1311 1204 91 16 126 .988 9.45
All Levels (9 Seasons) 1B 191 1694 1562 113 19 161 .989 8.77
All Levels (13 Seasons) 2B 452 2036 803 1101 132 233 .935 4.21
All Levels (7 Seasons) 3B 162 384 76 256 52 21 .865 2.05
All Levels (4 Seasons) CF 93
All Levels (6 Seasons) LF 146
All Levels (9 Seasons) OF 570 997 917 47 33 8 .967 1.69
All Levels (5 Seasons) RF 83
All Levels (3 Seasons) SS 35 91 37 49 5 12 .945 2.46
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 87e3728c

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