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Jay Payton # - OF

  • Age: 41
  • DOB: 1972/11/22
  • POB: Zanesville, OH
  • Height: 5-10 Weight: 205lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 12
  • Drafted by NY Mets in 1994 (1st round).

Scouting Report

Assets
Flaws
Career potential

Honours and Awards

1995Eastern League (AA) - Most Valuable Player
1995Eastern League (AA) - Rookie of the Year
1995Eastern League (AA) - All-Star Team
1995Double-A - All-Star Team (Baseball America)
1994New York-Penn League (A) - All-Star Team
1994Short-Season - Player of the Year (Baseball America)
1994Short Season - All-Star Team (Baseball America)

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2010/09/07Contract purchased from Colorado Springs (AAA).
2010/03/30Assigned by the Colorado Rockies to their minor league camp.
2010/01/21Signed by the Colorado Rockies to a minor league contract.
2008/10/30Filed for free agency.
2007/09/20Suspended by the MLB for 2 games.
2007/04/20Missed 15 games (strained right hamstring).
2007/04/01Strained right hamstring, 15-day DL.
2006/12/11Signed as a free agent by the Baltimore Orioles to a two-year contract.
2005/10/17Oakland Athletics exercised their contract option for next season.
2005/07/13Acquired from the Boston Red Sox.
2005/07/07Designated for assignment by the Boston Red Sox.
2004/12/20Acquired from the San Diego Padres.
2004/01/13Signed as a free agent by the San Diego Padres to a two-year contract.
2003/12/20Colorado Rockies declined to tender a contract.
2003/01/17Re-signed as a free agent by the Colorado Rockies to a one-year contract.
2002/09/19Missed 6 games (rib injury).
2002/09/12Rib injury, day-to-day.
2002/07/31Acquired from the New York Mets.
2002/03/01Re-signed as a free agent by the New York Mets to a one-year contract.
2001/10/07Missed 2 games (left wrist injury).
2001/10/06Left wrist injury, day-to-day.
2001/06/26Missed 46 games (right hamstring injury).
2001/05/08Right hamstring injury, 15-day DL.

Trades

2010/01/21Signed by the Colorado Rockies to a minor league contract.
2006/12/11Signed as a free agent by the Baltimore Orioles.
2005/07/13Oakland Athletics traded Chad Bradford to the Boston Red Sox for Jay Payton and cash considerations.
2005/07/13Oakland Athletics traded Chad Bradford to the Boston Red Sox for Jay Payton and cash considerations.
2004/12/20Boston Red Sox traded Dave Roberts to the San Diego Padres for Jay Payton, Ramon Vazquez, David Pauley and cash.
2004/01/13Signed as a free agent by the San Diego Padres.
2002/07/31Colorado Rockies traded John Thomson and Mark Little to the New York Mets for Jay Payton, Robert Stratton and Mark Corey.
1994/06/02Drafted by the New York Mets in supplemental round (29th overall) in 1994.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2010ColoradoNL203531241011410-.343.361.514.875
2010Colorado SpringsAAA116439621423656742547133-.323.365.469.834
2008BaltimoreAL1273384182102741225381-.243.291.346.637
2007BaltimoreAL131434481112157582242527.256.292.376.668
2007NorfolkAAA2832100011000.250.333.375.708
2006OaklandAL1425577816532310592252847.296.325.418.743
2005OaklandAL6927538749113421433010.269.302.451.753
2005BostonAL551332435705211014000.263.312.429.741
2005Total Bos/OakAL1244086210916118632447010.267.306.444.750
2004San DiegoNL143458571191748554356204.260.326.367.693
2003ColoradoNL1576009318132528894377644.302.354.512.866
2002ColoradoNL471703657144828820330.335.376.606.982
2002NY MetsNL872753378638312134411.284.336.415.751
2002Total NYN/ColNL1344456913520716592954741.303.351.488.839
2001NY MetsNL10436144921618341852434.255.298.371.669
2001St. LucieA41676300041000.375.500.5631.063
2000NY MetsNL14948863142231176230605116.291.331.447.778
1999NY MetsNL13812100102120.250.333.375.708
1999NorfolkAAA3814427561328351213221.389.437.6741.111
1999St. LucieA72639110345011.346.433.462.895
1998NY MetsNL152227100014000.318.348.364.712
1998NorfolkAAA82322458414483026501277.261.318.404.722
1998St. LucieA3701000031000.143.400.143.543
1997DNP-Injured------------------
1996NorfolkAAA5515330476362611251010.307.363.503.866
1996BinghamtonAA41002000222010.200.286.200.486
1996St. LucieA92648200145210.308.400.385.785
1996GCL MetsR31335101201100.385.385.6921.077
1995NorfolkAAA50196334711443011221132.240.284.398.682
1995BinghamtonAA8535759123203145429321673.345.395.535.930
1994BinghamtonAA82537100123111.280.357.320.677
1994PittsfieldA58219478016233723181025.365.439.498.937
TotalMLB12594154561115719330119522255503473233.279.323.425.748
TotalAL52417372294677911422219019421814.269.306.400.706
TotalNL73524173326901141977301165309262419.285.335.444.779
TotalAAA343126220037881183219586158481610.300.348.468.816
TotalAA9739262132213145733371794.337.389.513.902
TotalA812946110422334138301246.354.438.480.918
TotalR31335101201100.385.385.6921.077

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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