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Matt Stairs # - OF/IF

  • Age: 46
  • DOB: 1968/02/27
  • POB: Saint John, N.B., Canada
  • Height: 5-9 Weight: 200lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/R
  • MLB Seasons: 19
  • Signed by Montreal in 1989.

Scouting Report

Assets
Flaws
Career potential

Honours and Awards

1991Eastern League (AA) - Most Valuable Player
1991Eastern League (AA) - All-Star Team
1991Double-A - All-Star Team (Baseball America)

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2011/08/03Announced his retirement.
2011/08/01Released by the Washington Nationals.
2011/07/27Designated for assignment by the Washington Nationals.
2011/07/07Missed 1 game (knee injury).
2011/07/06Knee injury, day-to-day.
2011/03/30Contract purchased from Syracuse (AAA).
2010/12/14Signed by the Washington Nationals to a minor league contract.
2010/07/01Missed 22 games (right knee injury).
2010/06/11Right knee injury, early September.
2010/04/04Contract purchased from Portland (AAA).
2010/01/23Signed by the San Diego Padres to a minor league contract.
2009/06/09Missed 1 game (personal reasons).
2009/06/07Personal reasons, day-to-day.
2008/08/29Acquired from the Toronto Blue Jays.
2008/05/25Missed 2 games (stiff neck).
2008/05/23Stiff neck, day-to-day.
2008/04/03Missed 1 game (hip flexor).
2008/04/02Hip flexor, day-to-day.
2007/11/02Signed by the Toronto Blue Jays to a two-year contract extension.
2007/03/31Contract purchased from Syracuse (AAA).
2006/12/07Signed by the Toronto Blue Jays to a minor league contract.
2006/10/31Filed for free agency.
2006/10/03Did not make the Detroit Tigers playoff roster.
2006/09/15Claimed off waivers from the Texas Rangers.
2006/07/31Acquired from the Kansas City Royals.
2005/09/09Signed by the Kansas City Royals to a one-year contract extension.
2005/08/29Missed 3 games (hamstring).
2005/08/26Hamstring, day-to-day.
2004/09/15Signed by the Kansas City Royals to a one-year contract extension.
2004/08/22Missed 13 games (strained left oblique muscle).
2004/08/07Strained left oblique muscle, 15-day DL.
2003/12/09Signed as a free agent by the Kansas City Royals to a one-year contract.
2003/10/31Filed for free agency.
2003/08/05Hamstring, day-to-day.
2003/06/18Missed 0 games (achilles tendinitis).
2003/06/16Achilles tendinitis, day-to-day.
2003/06/10Missed 16 games (right hand injury).
2003/05/22Right hand injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to May 19th, 2003).
2003/04/15Missed 0 games (hamstring).
2003/04/13Hamstring, day-to-day.
2002/12/16Signed as a free agent by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a one-year contract.
2002/12/07Milwaukee Brewers declined to offer salary arbitration.
2002/10/30Filed for free agency.
2002/06/20Missed 1 game (hamstring).
2002/06/19Hamstring, day-to-day.
2002/06/03Missed 16 games (left hamstring injury).
2002/05/19Left hamstring injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to May 16th, 2002).
2002/05/18Left hamstring injury, day-to-day.
2002/05/13Missed 2 games (left hamstring injury).
2002/05/11Left hamstring injury, day-to-day.
2002/04/17Missed 2 games (chest injury).
2002/04/15Chest injury, day-to-day.
2002/01/25Signed as a free agent by the Milwaukee Brewers.
2001/10/07Missed 3 games (left arm injury).
2001/10/06Left arm injury, day-to-day.

Trades

2010/12/14Signed by the Washington Nationals to a minor league contract.
2010/01/23Signed by the San Diego Padres to a minor league contract.
2008/08/29Toronto Blue Jays traded Matt Stairs to the Philadelphia Phillies for a player to be named later (Fabio Castro - Sept. 29th).
2006/12/07Signed by the Toronto Blue Jays to a minor league contract.
2006/09/15Detroit Tigers claimed Matt Stairs off waivers from the Texas Rangers.
2006/07/31Kansas City Royals traded Matt Stairs to the Texas Rangers for Jose Diaz.
2003/12/09Signed as a free agent by the Kansas City Royals.
2002/12/16Signed as a free agent by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
2002/01/25Signed as a free agent by the Milwaukee Brewers.
2000/11/20Oakland Athletics traded Matt Stairs to the Chicago Cubs for Eric Ireland.
1995/12/01Signed as a free agent with the Oakland Athletics.
1994/02/18Montreal Expos traded Matt Stairs and Pete Young to the Boston Red Sox for cash.
1993/12/15Signed as a free agent by Montreal Expos.
1993/06/08Contract sold by the Montreal Expos to the Chunichi Dragons (Japan).
1989/01/17Signed as a non-drafted free agent by the Montreal Expos in 1989.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2011WashingtonNL56654101002923000.154.257.169.426
2010San DiegoNL7899142360616113220-.232.306.475.781
2009PhiladelphiaNL991031520405172330000.194.357.379.736
2008PhiladelphiaNL16174510251300-.294.316.7061.022
2008TorontoAL10532042801111144418711-.250.342.394.736
2008Total Tor/PhiMLB12133746851211349429011-.252.341.409.750
2007TorontoAL1253575810328121644466216.289.368.549.917
2006DetroitAL14415103028312000.244.295.463.758
2006TexasAL268161740311622000.210.273.370.643
2006Kansas CityAL7722631591408323152000.261.352.429.781
2006Total KC/Tex/DetAL117348428621013514086000.247.328.420.748
2005Kansas CityAL1273965510926113666069124.275.373.444.817
2004Kansas CityAL1264394811721318664992105.267.345.451.796
2003PittsburghNL121305498920120574564013.292.389.561.950
2003NashvilleAAA71843002372000.167.444.500.944
2002MilwaukeeNL107270416615016413650201.244.349.478.827
2001Chicago CubsNL128340488521017615276234.250.358.462.820
2000OaklandAL14347674108260218178122524.227.333.414.747
1999OaklandAL146531941372633810289124275.258.366.533.899
1998OaklandAL14952388154331261065993830.294.370.511.881
1997OaklandAL1333526210519027735060324.298.386.582.968
1996OaklandAL6113721385110231923111.277.367.547.914
1996EdmontonAAA5118035621618412134013.344.401.578.979
1995BostonAL398882371117414012.261.298.398.696
1995PawtucketAAA75271407717013562941330.284.352.491.843
1994New BritainAA93317449825296153381073.309.407.486.893
1993MontrealNL6813100201000.375.375.500.875
1993OttawaAAA341251835423201115410.280.348.416.764
1992MontrealNL133025200577001.167.316.233.549
1992IndianapolisAAA110401571072341156496111113.267.351.426.777
1991HarrisburgAA12950587168301013786647231122.333.411.509.920
1990JacksonvilleAA79280267117033422425322.254.310.346.656
1990West Palm BeachA55184306293330401915217.337.463.467.930
1989JamestownA1443811101535126.256.304.349.653
1989RockfordA441412040922141529547.284.358.418.776
1989West Palm BeachA3611112213119918004.189.248.261.509
TotalMLB189552047701366294132658997171122302440.262.356.477.833
TotalAL12713967592106022312199693533836242031.267.356.480.836
TotalNL624123717830671166206184286649.247.353.466.819
TotalAAA2779951542846073717611715318166.285.362.471.833
TotalAA3011102157337721225173141127382147.306.384.461.845
TotalA14947970134226758677121834.280.368.395.763

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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