MLB

Sammy Sosa # - OF

  • Age: 45
  • DOB: 1968/11/12
  • POB: San Pedro de Macoris, Dom. Rep.
  • Height: 6-0 Weight: 225lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 18
  • Signed by Texas in 1985.

Scouting Report

Assets
Flaws
Career potential

Honours and Awards

2004Named to the All-Star Game
2002NL - Silver Slugger
2002Named to the All-Star Game
2001NL - Silver Slugger
2001Named to the All-Star Game
2000NL - Silver Slugger
2000Named to the All-Star Game
1999NL - Hank Aaron Award (Best overall hitter)
1999NL - Silver Slugger
1999MLB - Players Choice Awards (Man of the Year)
1999Named to the All-Star Game
1998NL - Most Valuable Player Award
1998Roberto Clemente Man of the Year (Outstanding skills, sportsmanship and community involvement)
1998NL - Silver Slugger
1998NL - Players Choice Awards (Outstanding Player)
1998Named to the All-Star Game
1995NL - Silver Slugger
1995Named to the All-Star Game

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2007/10/30Filed for free agency.
2007/07/23Missed 1 game (head injury).
2007/07/22Head injury, day-to-day.
2007/03/31Contract purchased from Oklahoma (AAA).
2007/01/30Signed by the Texas Rangers to a minor league contract.
2005/10/31Filed for free agency.
2005/10/02Missed 36 games (toe injury).
2005/08/28Toe injury, 15-day DL.
2005/08/26Toe injury, day-to-day.
2005/05/24Missed 16 games (left foot injury).
2005/05/10Left foot injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to May 5th, 2005).
2005/05/08Foot injury, day-to-day.
2005/02/02Acquired from the Chicago Cubs.
2004/10/07Fined by the Chicago Cubs.
2004/06/18Missed 30 games (back injury).
2004/05/19Back injury, 15-day DL.
2004/05/16Back spasms, day-to-day.
2003/10/31Exercised his contract option with the Chicago Cubs for next season.
2003/06/18Missed 7 games (suspended by mlb).
2003/06/11MLB reduced his suspension to 7 games.
2003/06/06Suspended by the MLB for 8 games.
2003/05/30Missed 17 games (toe injury).
2003/05/10Toe injury, 15-day DL.
2002/09/02Missed 8 games (neck injury).
2002/08/25Neck injury, day-to-day.
2001/05/24Missed 2 games (lower back pain).
2001/05/22Lower back pain, day-to-day.

Trades

2007/01/30Signed by the Texas Rangers to a minor league contract.
2005/02/02Chicago Cubs traded Sammy Sosa and cash considerations to the Baltimore Orioles for Jerry Hairston Jr., Mike Fontenot and Dave Crouthers.
1992/03/30Chicago White Sox traded Sammy Sosa and Ken Patterson to the Chicago Cubs for George Bell.
1989/07/29Texas Rangers traded Wilson Alvarez, Scott Fletcher and Sammy Sosa to the Chicago White Sox for Harold Baines and Fred Manrique.
1985/07/30Signed as a non-drafted free agent by the Texas Rangers in 1985.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2007TexasAL11441253104241219234112000.252.311.468.779
2006Did not play------------------
2005BaltimoreAL102380398415114453984113.221.295.376.671
2004Chicago CubsNL12647869121210358056133004.253.332.517.849
2004West TennAA2602100112000.333.429.500.929
2003Chicago CubsNL137517991442204010362143015.279.358.553.911
2002Chicago CubsNL15055612216019249108103144206.288.399.594.993
2001Chicago CubsNL16057714618934564160116153026.328.437.7371.174
2000Chicago CubsNL15660410619338150138911687410.320.406.6341.040
1999Chicago CubsNL1626251141802426314178171789.288.367.6351.002
1998Chicago CubsNL15964313419820066158731711899.308.377.6471.024
1997Chicago CubsNL16264290161314361194517422128.251.300.480.780
1996Chicago CubsNL12449884136212401003413418510.273.323.564.887
1995Chicago CubsNL14456489151173361195813434713.268.340.500.840
1994Chicago CubsNL105426591281762570259222137.300.339.545.884
1993Chicago CubsNL1595989215625533933813536119.261.309.485.794
1992Chicago CubsNL6726241687282519631576.260.317.393.710
1992IowaAAA51936200112500.316.350.421.771
1991Chicago WSAL1163163964101103314981366.203.240.335.575
1991VancouverAAA321161931723191732923.267.358.440.798
1990Chicago WSAL153532721242610157033150321613.233.282.404.686
1989Chicago WSAL33991927503101127732.273.351.414.765
1989TexasAL25848203013020022.238.238.310.548
1989Total Tex/ChAAL581832747804131147754.257.303.366.669
1989Oklahoma CityAAA103924200328422.103.146.154.300
1989VancouverAAA1349718301576010.367.446.490.936
1989TulsaAA662734581154731155216114.297.338.458.796
1988CharlotteA1315077011613129513510642247.229.282.355.637
1987GastoniaA1295197314527411592112322817.279.312.410.722
1986GCL RangersR61229386319142822511136.275.336.419.755
TotalMLB23548813147524083794560916679292306234107128.273.344.534.878
TotalAL5431823230423831364253131491532826.232.287.397.684
TotalNL1811699012451985296325451414798181518179102.284.358.569.927
TotalAAA60223315914242827481855.265.340.399.739
TotalAA682794583164732165416114.297.340.459.799
TotalA260102614326140162011056229643224.254.297.383.680
TotalR61229386319142822511136.275.336.419.755

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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