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Kelly Gruber

Kelly Wayne Gruber

Positions: Third Baseman, Shortstop and Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: February 26, 1962 in Houston, Texas, United States
High School: Westlake HS (Austin, TX)

Drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 1st round (10th) of the 1980 MLB June Amateur Draft from Westlake HS (Austin, TX).

Major League Stats


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
1980 18 -2.7 Batavia NYPL A- CLE 61 235 212 27 46 3 2 2 19 6 3 15 46 .217 .276 .278 .554 59 3 3 2
1981 19 -2.3 Waterloo MIDW A CLE 127 500 458 64 133 25 4 14 59 15 7 24 85 .290 .333 .454 .787 208 6 10 2 4
1982 20 -3.5 Chattanooga SOUL AA CLE 128 476 441 53 107 18 4 13 54 11 6 21 89 .243 .278 .390 .668 172 3 4 7 1
1983 21 -2.0 Buffalo EL AA CLE 111 436 403 60 106 20 4 15 54 15 8 23 45 .263 .309 .444 .754 179 5 3 2 0
1984 22 -3.3 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 97 373 342 53 92 12 2 21 55 12 2 23 67 .269 .327 .500 .827 171 7 0 1 0
1984 22 -6.7 TOR AL MLB TOR 15 16 16 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 5 .063 .063 .250 .313 4 1 0 0 0 0
1985 23 -2.7 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 121 514 473 71 118 16 5 21 69 20 8 28 92 .249 .298 .438 .736 207 7 1 5 2
1985 23 -5.9 TOR AL MLB TOR 5 13 13 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .231 .231 .231 .462 3 0 0 0 0 0
1986 24 -4.8 TOR AL MLB TOR 87 152 143 20 28 4 1 5 15 2 5 5 27 .196 .220 .343 .563 49 4 0 2 2 0
1987 25 -3.4 TOR AL MLB TOR 138 368 341 50 80 14 3 12 36 12 2 17 70 .235 .283 .399 .682 136 11 7 1 2 2
1988 26 -2.5 TOR AL MLB TOR 158 623 569 75 158 33 5 16 81 23 5 38 92 .278 .328 .438 .766 249 20 7 5 4 1
1989 27 -1.5 TOR AL MLB TOR 135 583 545 83 158 24 4 18 73 10 5 30 60 .290 .328 .448 .775 244 13 3 0 5 0
1990 28 -0.6 TOR AL MLB TOR 150 662 592 92 162 36 6 31 118 14 2 48 94 .274 .330 .512 .842 303 14 8 1 13 2
1991 29 0.5 TOR AL MLB TOR 113 474 429 58 108 18 2 20 65 12 7 31 70 .252 .308 .443 .751 190 7 6 3 5 5
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
1992 30 1.4 TOR AL MLB TOR 120 481 446 42 102 16 3 11 43 7 7 26 72 .229 .275 .352 .627 157 14 4 1 4 3
1993 31 5.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A+ CAL 13 36 33 4 13 1 0 1 6 0 0 2 4 .394 .417 .515 .932 17 1 0 0 1 0
1993 31 8.3 Palm Springs CALL A+ CAL 5 10 9 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 .222 .300 .222 .522 2 0 0 0 0 0
1993 31 5.0 Vancouver PCL AAA CAL 8 26 24 4 11 1 0 1 5 0 0 1 2 .458 .462 .625 1.087 15 1 0 0 1 0
1993 31 2.1 CAL AL MLB CAL 18 70 65 10 18 3 0 3 9 0 0 2 11 .277 .309 .462 .770 30 2 1 2 0 0
1997 35 8.7 Rochester IL AAA BAL 38 163 144 26 36 9 2 2 23 1 1 15 14 .250 .327 .382 .709 55 5 2 1 1 0
MLB (10 seasons) MLB 939 3442 3159 431 818 148 24 117 443 80 33 197 504 .259 .307 .432 .739 1365 86 36 15 35 13
Minors (8 seasons) Minors 696 2733 2506 358 651 104 23 89 339 80 35 151 442 .260 .308 .426 .734 1068 6 33 22 21 7
All Levels (15 Seasons) 1635 6175 5665 789 1469 252 47 206 782 160 68 348 946 .259 .307 .429 .737 2433 92 69 37 56 20
AA (2 seasons) Minors 239 912 844 113 213 38 8 28 108 26 14 44 134 .252 .293 .416 .709 351 8 7 9 1
AAA (4 seasons) Minors 264 1076 983 154 257 38 9 45 152 33 11 67 175 .261 .317 .456 .772 448 6 16 2 8 2
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
1980 18 Batavia NYPL A- CLE SS 60 263 87 155 21 27 .920 4.03
1981 19 Waterloo MIDW A CLE SS 125 625 180 389 56 62 .910 4.55
1982 20 Chattanooga SOUL AA CLE 3B 8 15 4 10 1 1 .933 1.75
1982 20 Chattanooga SOUL AA CLE SS 114 523 157 323 43 53 .918 4.21
1983 21 Buffalo EL AA CLE 3B 107 275 89 163 23 15 .916 2.36
1983 21 Buffalo EL AA CLE SS 5 20 9 7 4 1 .800 3.20
1984 22 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 3B 81 225 54 154 17 11 .924 2.57
1984 22 Syracuse IL AAA TOR OF 16 25 22 2 1 1 .960 1.50
1984 22 TOR AL MLB TOR 3B 12 28.0 15 4 10 1 0 .933 4.50 1.17
1984 22 TOR AL MLB TOR OF 2 4.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 1.00
1984 22 TOR AL MLB TOR RF 2
1984 22 TOR AL MLB TOR SS 1 2.0 3 0 2 1 0 .667 9.00 2.00
1985 23 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 3B 121 309 78 217 14 22 .955 2.44
1985 23 TOR AL MLB TOR 2B 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
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
1985 23 TOR AL MLB TOR 3B 5 27.0 8 2 6 0 0 1.000 2.67 1.60
1986 24 TOR AL MLB TOR 2B 14 64.0 32 15 16 1 5 .969 4.36 2.21
1986 24 TOR AL MLB TOR 3B 42 245.0 83 19 59 5 3 .940 2.87 1.86
1986 24 TOR AL MLB TOR CF 2
1986 24 TOR AL MLB TOR LF 4
1986 24 TOR AL MLB TOR OF 9 30.0 7 6 0 1 0 .857 1.80 0.67
1986 24 TOR AL MLB TOR RF 3
1986 24 TOR AL MLB TOR SS 5 12.0 5 3 2 0 0 1.000 3.75 1.00
1987 25 TOR AL MLB TOR 2B 7 19.0 7 3 4 0 1 1.000 3.32 1.00
1987 25 TOR AL MLB TOR 3B 119 723.0 232 52 168 12 11 .948 2.74 1.85
1987 25 TOR AL MLB TOR CF 2
1987 25 TOR AL MLB TOR OF 2 2.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 0.50
1987 25 TOR AL MLB TOR SS 21 103.0 49 20 28 1 7 .980 4.19 2.29
1988 26 TOR AL MLB TOR 2B 7 33.0 22 4 16 2 4 .909 5.45 2.86
1988 26 TOR AL MLB TOR 3B 156 1308.0 477 114 349 14 31 .971 3.19 2.97
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
1988 26 TOR AL MLB TOR CF 2
1988 26 TOR AL MLB TOR OF 2 8.0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.38 1.50
1988 26 TOR AL MLB TOR SS 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1989 27 TOR AL MLB TOR 3B 119 1045.0 399 86 291 22 15 .945 3.25 3.17
1989 27 TOR AL MLB TOR LF 3
1989 27 TOR AL MLB TOR OF 16 140.0 37 35 2 0 1 1.000 2.38 2.31
1989 27 TOR AL MLB TOR RF 14
1989 27 TOR AL MLB TOR SS 1 2.0 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 9.00 2.00
1990 28 TOR AL MLB TOR 3B 145 1268.0 422 123 280 19 21 .955 2.86 2.78
1990 28 TOR AL MLB TOR OF 6 41.0 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 1.32 1.00
1990 28 TOR AL MLB TOR RF 6
1991 29 TOR AL MLB TOR 3B 111 977.0 341 97 231 13 16 .962 3.02 2.95
1992 30 TOR AL MLB TOR 3B 120 1022.0 336 104 215 17 10 .949 2.81 2.66
1993 31 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AAA CAL 3B 6 6 0 5 1 0 .833 0.83
1993 31 Palm Springs CALL A+ CAL 3B 4 2 0 1 1 0 .500 0.25
1993 31 Vancouver PCL AAA CAL 3B 2 4 0 4 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
1993 31 CAL AL MLB CAL 3B 17 139.0 64 18 42 4 3 .938 3.88 3.53
1993 31 CAL AL MLB CAL LF 1
1993 31 CAL AL MLB CAL OF 1 3.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 6.00 2.00
1997 35 Rochester IL AAA BAL 1B 8 63 56 5 2 6 .968 7.63
1997 35 Rochester IL AAA BAL 2B 21 82 31 48 3 8 .963 3.76
1997 35 Rochester IL AAA BAL OF 6 14 14 0 0 0 1.000 2.33
1997 35 Rochester IL AAA BAL RF 6
MLB (4 seasons) MLB 2B 29 117.0 61 22 36 3 10 .951 4.46 2.00
MLB (10 seasons) MLB 3B 846 6782.0 2377 619 1651 107 110 .955 3.01 2.68
MLB (3 seasons) MLB CF 6
MLB (3 seasons) MLB LF 8
MLB (7 seasons) MLB OF 38 228.0 58 55 2 1 1 .983 2.25 1.50
MLB (4 seasons) MLB RF 25
MLB (5 seasons) MLB SS 29 120.0 59 23 34 2 7 .966 4.28 1.97
Minors (5 seasons) Minors 3B 323 830 225 549 56 49 .933 2.40
Minors (2 seasons) Minors OF 22 39 36 2 1 1 .974 1.73
Minors (4 seasons) Minors SS 304 1431 433 874 124 143 .913 4.30
All Levels (5 Seasons) 2B 50 117.0 143 53 84 6 18 .958 4.46 2.74
All Levels (12 Seasons) 3B 1169 6782.0 3207 844 2200 163 159 .949 3.01 2.60
All Levels (3 Seasons) CF 6
All Levels (3 Seasons) LF 8
All Levels (8 Seasons) OF 60 228.0 97 91 4 2 2 .979 2.25 1.58
All Levels (5 Seasons) RF 31
All Levels (9 Seasons) SS 333 120.0 1490 456 908 126 150 .915 4.28 4.10
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1980 18 Batavia Trojans New York-Pennsylvania League A-
1981 19 Waterloo Indians Midwest League A
1982 20 Chattanooga Lookouts Southern League AA
1983 21 Buffalo Bisons Eastern League AA
1984 22 Syracuse Chiefs International League AAA
1984 22 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1984-04-20 1984-09-28
1985 23 Syracuse Chiefs International League AAA
1985 23 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1985-09-06 1985-10-06
1986 24 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1986-04-17 1986-10-05
1987 25 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1987-04-06 1987-10-02
1988 26 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1988-04-04 1988-10-01
1989 27 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1989-04-03 1989-09-30
1990 28 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1990-04-09 1990-10-03
1991 29 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1991-04-08 1991-10-06
1992 30 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1992-04-06 1992-10-03
1993 31 Vancouver Canadians Pacific Coast League AAA
1993 31 Palm Springs Angels California League A+
1993 31 California Angels American League MLB 1 1993-06-04 1993-06-29
1994 32 Out of Baseball
1995 33 Out of Baseball
1996 34 Out of Baseball
1997 35 Rochester Red Wings International League AAA

Sabr ID: 56fc9ac3

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