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Austin Kearns #26 - OF

  • Age: 33
  • DOB: 1980/05/20
  • POB: Lexington, KY
  • Height: 6-3 Weight: 240lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 12
  • Drafted by Cincinnati in 1998 (1st round).

Scouting Report

AssetsIs a sound defender and fairly productive hitter when on top of his game. Loves to face southpaws. His cannon arm makes waves.
FlawsAt this point in his career, he tends to be prone to slumps--especially in the power department. Doesn't hit right-handers with consistency.
Career potentialSolid backup outfielder.

Honours and Awards

2000Midwest League (A) - Prospect of the Year
2000Midwest League (A) - All-Star Team
2000Class A - All-Star Team (Baseball America)

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2013/10/31Filed for free agency.
2013/09/29Missed the last 132 regular season games (restricted list).
2013/05/12Placed on the restricted list by the Miami Marlins.
2013/05/05Bereavement list, day-to-day.
2013/05/04Personal reasons, day-to-day.
2013/04/16Missed 1 game (irregular heartbeat).
2013/04/14Irregular heartbeat, day-to-day.
2013/03/31Contract purchased from New Orleans (AAA).
2013/01/15Re-signed by the Miami Marlins to a minor league contract.
2012/10/29Filed for free agency.
2012/09/25Missed 2 games (sore back).
2012/09/22Sore back, day-to-day.
2012/06/07Missed 14 games (right hamstring injury).
2012/05/24Right hamstring injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to May 23rd, 2012).
2012/05/23Right hamstring injury, day-to-day.
2012/03/31Contract purchased from New Orleans (AAA).
2012/01/25Signed by the Miami Marlins to a minor league contract.
2011/08/18Released by the Cleveland Indians.
2011/08/12Designated for assignment by the Cleveland Indians.
2010/12/20Signed as a free agent by the Cleveland Indians to a one-year contract.
2010/09/27Missed 1 game (elbow injury).
2010/09/26Elbow injury, day-to-day.
2010/07/30Acquired from the Cleveland Indians.
2010/07/24Missed 3 games (right knee injury).
2010/07/20Right knee injury, day-to-day.
2010/04/03Contract purchased from Columbus (AAA).
2010/01/05Signed by the Cleveland Indians to a minor league contract.
2009/11/06Washington Nationals declined their contract option for next season.
2009/08/05Right thumb injury, early September (retroactive to August 4th, 2009).
2009/08/04Right thumb injury, day-to-day.
2009/08/03Missed 1 game (right thumb injury).
2009/08/02Right thumb injury, day-to-day.
2009/05/18Missed 1 game (left hand injury).
2009/05/17Left hand injury, day-to-day.
2008/08/26Foot injury, early September.
2008/07/03Missed 42 games (right elbow injury).
2008/05/22Right elbow injury, 15-day DL.
2008/05/18Right elbow injury, day-to-day.
2007/02/01Re-signed by the Washington Nationals to a three-year contract.
2006/09/27Missed 3 games (quadriceps injury).
2006/09/25Quadriceps injury, day-to-day.
2006/09/07Missed 1 game (groin).
2006/09/06Groin, day-to-day.
2006/07/13Acquired from the Cincinnati Reds.
2006/01/16Re-signed by the Cincinnati Reds to a one-year contract.
2005/08/02Missed 1 game (hamstring).
2005/07/31Hamstring, day-to-day.
2005/07/20Recalled from Louisville (AAA).
2005/06/12Optioned to Louisville (AAA).
2005/01/17Re-signed by the Cincinnati Reds to a one-year contract.
2004/08/24Missed 71 games (thumb injury).
2004/07/11Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (thumb injury).
2004/06/08Thumb injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to June 2nd, 2004).
2004/06/02Thumb injury, day-to-day.
2004/05/19Missed 19 games (fractured left forearm).
2004/04/28Fractured left forearm, 15-day DL (retroactive to April 25th, 2004).
2004/03/01Re-signed by the Cincinnati Reds to a one-year contract.
2003/09/29Missed 74 games (right rotator cuff inflammation).
2003/07/17Right rotator cuff inflammation, 15-day DL (retroactive to July 9th, 2003).
2003/07/09Shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2003/07/02Missed 2 games (left quadricep).
2003/06/29Left quadricep, day-to-day.
2002/09/30Missed 32 games (left hamstring injury).
2002/08/27Left hamstring injury, 15-day DL.
2002/06/25Recalled from Louisville (AAA).
2002/06/23Optioned to Louisville (AAA).
2002/04/17Recalled from Chattanooga (AA).
2002/03/11Optioned to Louisville (AAA).
2002/01/29Re-signed by the Cincinnati Reds.

Trades

2012/01/25Signed by the Miami Marlins to a minor league contract.
2010/12/20Signed as a free agent by the Cleveland Indians to a one-year contract.
2010/07/30Cleveland Indians traded Austin Kearns to the New York Yankees for a player to be named later or cash (Zach McAllister - Aug. 20th).
2010/01/05Signed by the Cleveland Indians to a minor league contract.
2006/07/13Cincinnati Reds traded Austin Kearns, Felipe Lopez and Ryan Wagner to the Washington Nationals for Gary Majewski, Bill Bray, Royce Clayton, Brendan Harris and Daryl Thompson.
1998/06/02Drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 1st round (7th overall) in 1998.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2013MiamiNL192735000048000.185.290.185.475
2012MiamiNL871472136604162244211.245.366.367.733
2012JupiterA361100011000-.167.375.167.542
2011ClevelandAL57150183051271848042.200.302.287.589
2010NY YankeesAL3610213243027123800-.235.345.324.669
2010ClevelandAL843014282181842347841-.272.354.419.773
2010Total Cle/NYAAL1204035510621110494611641-.263.351.395.746
2009WashingtonNL801742034623173251110.195.336.305.641
2008WashingtonNL863134068100732356322-.217.311.316.627
2008ColumbusAAA51426111632000.429.526.8571.383
2008HagerstownA2321000131000.333.667.3331.000
2007WashingtonNL16158784156351167471106222.266.355.411.766
2006WashingtonNL6321233531218364150235.250.381.429.810
2006CincinnatiNL87325538921116503585712.274.351.492.843
2006Total Cin/WshNL15053786142332248676135947.264.363.467.830
2005CincinnatiNL1123876293261186748107003.240.333.452.785
2005LouisvilleAAA2811124381517211130000.342.407.6851.092
2004CincinnatiNL6421728501029322871213.230.321.419.740
2004LouisvilleAAA25831928712151916313.337.471.518.989
2003CincinnatiNL82292397711015584168522.264.364.455.819
2003ChattanoogaAA3521000122000.200.500.200.700
2002CincinnatiNL1073726611724313565481634.315.407.500.907
2002LouisvilleAAA1433200210000.750.8001.2502.050
2002ChattanoogaAA124110112051399100.268.434.6831.117
2001ChattanoogaAA5920530551126362643752.268.364.429.793
2001GCL RedsR61723200427000.176.227.294.521
2000DaytonA13648411014837227104909318512.306.415.558.973
1999RockfordA1244267211036513485012021813.258.346.458.804
1998BillingsR301081734901142322114.315.433.426.859
TotalMLB1125360652291418713121494475898332124.253.351.413.764
TotalAL17755373136262125664164452.246.338.365.703
TotalNL948305344977816111109438411734291622.255.353.422.775
TotalAAA59212487525310443448313.354.450.6421.092
TotalAA74251426713211503754852.267.380.466.846
TotalA26591918526073740154144214391325.283.386.508.894
TotalR3612519371101182529114.296.404.408.812

Legend:

GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage


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