Mike Sweeney # - IF

  • Age: 41
  • DOB: 1973/07/22
  • POB: Orange, CA
  • Height: 6-3 Weight: 225lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 16
  • Drafted by Kansas City in 1991 (10th round).

Scouting Report

Career potential

Honours and Awards

2007Hutch Award (Best exemplifies the fighting spirit and competitive desire)
2005MLB - Players Choice Awards (Man of the Year)
2005Named to the All-Star Game
2003Named to the All-Star Game
2002Named to the All-Star Game
2001Named to the All-Star Game
2000Named to the All-Star Game
1995Carolina League (A) - All-Star Team
1993Northwest League (A) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2011/03/25Signed by the Kansas City Royals to a minor league contract.
2011/03/25Announced his retirement.
2010/09/05Missed 2 games (right hand injury).
2010/09/03Right hand injury, day-to-day.
2010/08/04Missed 34 games (back injury).
2010/08/04Acquired from the Seattle Mariners.
2010/06/27Back injury, early September (retroactive to June 26th, 2010).
2010/06/26Back injury, day-to-day.
2010/06/18Missed 14 games (back injury).
2010/06/07Back injury, early September.
2010/05/30Missed 1 game (left achilles).
2010/05/29Left Achilles, day-to-day.
2010/05/05Missed 1 game (back injury).
2010/05/04Back injury, day-to-day.
2010/04/04Contract purchased from Tacoma (AAA).
2010/02/12Re-signed by the Seattle Mariners to a minor league contract.
2009/11/05Filed for free agency.
2009/07/21Missed 11 games (back injury).
2009/07/07Back injury, early September.
2009/06/05Missed 2 games (back injury).
2009/05/27Back injury, day-to-day.
2009/05/14Missed 3 games (back injury).
2009/05/10Back injury, day-to-day.
2009/04/28Missed 4 games (back spasms).
2009/04/23Back spasms, day-to-day.
2009/04/04Contract purchased from Tacoma (AAA).
2009/01/29Signed by the Seattle Mariners to a minor league contract.
2008/09/09Released by the Oakland Athletics.
2008/09/03Missed 84 games (knee injury).
2008/07/08Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (knee injury).
2008/05/30Knee injury, 15-day DL.
2008/03/24Contract purchased from Sacramento (AAA).
2008/02/10Signed by the Oakland Athletics to a minor league contract.
2007/09/20Missed 5 games (groin).
2007/09/16Groin, day-to-day.
2007/08/31Missed 61 games (knee injury).
2007/08/24Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (knee injury).
2007/06/19Knee injury, 15-day DL.
2006/09/16Missed 5 games (oblique injury).
2006/09/12Oblique injury, day-to-day.
2006/08/22Missed 1 game (left knee injury).
2006/08/20Left knee injury, day-to-day.
2006/08/08Missed 88 games (back injury).
2006/06/16Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (back injury).
2006/05/03Back injury, 15-day DL.
2006/04/14Missed 2 games (hand injury).
2006/04/13Hand injury, day-to-day.
2005/09/06Missed 7 games (lower back pain).
2005/08/29Lower back pain, day-to-day.
2005/07/25Missed 1 game (wrist injury).
2005/07/24Wrist injury, day-to-day.
2005/07/08Missed 1 game (forearm injury).
2005/07/07Forearm injury, day-to-day.
2005/07/01Missed 13 games (wrist injury).
2005/06/20Elbow injury, 15-day DL.
2005/06/16Wrist injury, day-to-day.
2005/06/14Missed 5 games (oblique injury).
2005/06/09Oblique injury, day-to-day.
2005/05/18Missed 5 games (right oblique muscle strain).
2005/05/12Right oblique muscle strain, day-to-day.
2004/10/04Missed 42 games (back injury).
2004/08/24Back injury, 15-day DL.
2004/08/18Back injury, day-to-day.
2004/08/07Missed 2 games (back injury).
2004/08/05Back injury, day-to-day.
2004/07/09Missed 6 games (back injury).
2004/07/02Back injury, day-to-day.
2004/04/25Missed 2 games (wrist injury).
2004/04/23Wrist injury, day-to-day.
2003/09/26Missed 3 games (neck injury).
2003/09/24Neck injury, day-to-day.
2003/08/08Missed 45 games (back injury).
2003/06/26Back injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to June 19th, 2003).
2003/06/20Back injury, day-to-day.
2003/05/12Missed 4 games (hamstring).
2003/05/07Hamstring, day-to-day.
2003/04/14Missed 2 games (flu).
2003/04/12Flu, day-to-day.
2003/04/09Missed 0 games (ankle injury).
2003/04/06Ankle injury, day-to-day.
2002/08/13Missed 30 games (back injury).
2002/07/24Back injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to July 14th, 2002).
2002/07/14Back injury, day-to-day.
2002/07/07Missed 1 game (finger injury).
2002/07/06Finger injury, day-to-day.
2002/06/14Missed 1 game (ankle injury).
2002/06/12Ankle injury, day-to-day.
2002/03/29Signed by the Kansas City Royals to a five-year contract extension.
2001/08/16Suspended by the MLB for 10 games.


2011/03/25Signed as a free agent by the Kansas City Royals.
2010/08/04Seattle Mariners traded Mike Sweeney to the Philadelphia Phillies for a player to be named later or cash considerations.
2009/01/29Signed by the Seattle Mariners to a minor league contract.
2008/02/10Signed by the Oakland Athletics to a minor league contract.
1991/06/03Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 10th round in 1991.

Career Stats

2010Total Sea/PhiMLB56151213850826142130-.252.321.444.765
2007Kansas CityAL7426526691517381729001.260.315.404.719
2006Kansas CityAL6021723561508332848200.258.349.438.787
2005Kansas CityAL1224706314139021833361302.300.347.517.864
2004Kansas CityAL1064115611823022793344324.287.347.504.851
2003Kansas CityAL1083926211518116836456324.293.391.467.858
2002Kansas CityAL1264718116031124866146979.340.417.563.980
2001Kansas CityAL147559971704602999646410312.304.374.542.916
2000Kansas CityAL159618105206300291447167839.333.407.523.930
1999Kansas CityAL1505751011854422210254486112.322.387.520.907
1998Kansas CityAL9228232731808352438239.259.320.408.728
1997Kansas CityAL842403058807311733323.242.306.363.669
1996Kansas CityAL5016523461004241821121.279.358.412.770
1995Kansas CityAL4411000000001.
1991GCL RoyalsR3810282230111119004.


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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