MLB

Craig Counsell # - IF

  • Age: 44
  • DOB: 1970/08/21
  • POB: South Bend, IN
  • Height: 6-0 Weight: 180lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/R
  • MLB Seasons: 16
  • Drafted by Colorado in 1992 (11th round).

Scouting Report

AssetsA sound, versatile infielder with good range, he had the heart of a lion between the lines. Ran the bases with aggression and possessed excellent fundamentals.
FlawsHit with minimal power and sometimes had trouble getting around on good fastballs. Was also too pull-conscious at times.
Career potentialUtility infielder and winner.

Honours and Awards

2001NL - National League Championship - Most Valuable Player

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2012/01/17Announced his retirement.
2011/10/30Filed for free agency.
2010/12/21Re-signed by the Milwaukee Brewers to a one-year contract.
2010/06/01Missed 1 game (quadriceps injury).
2010/05/31Quadriceps injury, day-to-day.
2009/12/14Re-signed by the Milwaukee Brewers to a one-year contract.
2009/06/29Missed 1 game (hamstring).
2009/06/28Hamstring, day-to-day.
2009/01/26Re-signed by the Milwaukee Brewers to a one-year contract.
2008/10/31Milwaukee Brewers declined their contract option for next season.
2006/11/29Signed as a free agent by the Milwaukee Brewers to a two-year contract.
2006/08/22Missed 36 games (rib injury).
2006/07/15Rib injury, 15-day DL.
2006/05/09Missed 1 game (back injury).
2006/05/07Back injury, day-to-day.
2006/04/25Missed 5 games (hamstring).
2006/04/22Hamstring, day-to-day.
2004/12/15Signed as a free agent by the Arizona Diamondbacks to a two-year contract.
2004/11/01Filed for free agency.
2004/10/14Milwaukee Brewers declined their contract option for next season.
2004/07/18Missed 1 game (knee injury).
2004/07/17Knee injury, day-to-day.
2003/12/01Acquired from the Arizona Diamondbacks.
2003/08/09Missed 1 game (neck injury).
2003/08/08Neck injury, day-to-day.
2003/07/07Missed 53 games (right thumb injury).
2003/05/17Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (right thumb injury).
2003/05/07Right thumb injury, 15-day DL.
2002/10/07Missed the last 48 regular season and first 3 playoff games (pinched nerve in neck).
2002/10/01Did not make the Arizona Diamondbacks playoff roster.
2002/08/14Pinched nerve in neck, 15-day DL (retroactive to August 9th, 2002).
2002/08/11Pinched nerve in neck, day-to-day.
2002/01/09Re-signed by the Arizona Diamondbacks to a three-year contract.

Trades

2006/11/29Signed as a free agent by the Milwaukee Brewers.
2004/12/15Signed as a free agent by the Arizona Diamondbacks.
2003/12/01Milwaukee Brewers traded Richie Sexson, Shane Nance and a player to be named later (Gary Varner-Dec. 15th) to the Arizona Diamondbacks for Junior Spivey, Craig Counsell, Lyle Overbay, Chad Moeller, Chris Capuano and Jorge De La Rosa.
2000/03/20Signed as a free agent by the Arizona Diamondbacks.
1999/06/15Florida Marlins traded Craig Counsell to the Los Angeles Dodgers for a player to be named later (Ryan Moskau).
1997/07/27Colorado Rockies traded Craig Counsell to the Florida Marlins for Mark Hutton.
1992/06/01Drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 11th round in 1992.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2011MilwaukeeNL107157192821192021213.178.280.223.503
2010MilwaukeeNL102204165180221212911-.250.322.319.641
2009MilwaukeeNL130404611152284394254345.285.357.408.765
2008MilwaukeeNL1102483156141114464231-.226.355.302.657
2007MilwaukeeNL12228231621223244147422.220.323.309.632
2006ArizonaNL105372569514443031471589.255.327.347.674
2006TucsonAAA2112200001100-.182.250.182.432
2006LancasterA131310001000-1.0001.0001.3332.333
2005ArizonaNL1505788514834494278692678.256.350.375.725
2004MilwaukeeNL1404735911419522359881749.241.330.315.645
2003ArizonaNL8930340716332141321143.234.328.304.632
2003TucsonAAA523810200213001.435.458.522.980
2002ArizonaNL112436631232212514552758.282.348.351.699
2001ArizonaNL141458761262234386176688.275.359.362.721
2000ArizonaNL671522348812112018336.316.400.421.821
2000TucsonAAA5019845691433272220414.348.413.495.908
1999LA DodgersNL5010820286009914101.259.311.315.626
1999FloridaNL37664101002510001.152.211.167.378
1999Total Fla/LANL871742438700111424102.218.274.259.533
1998FloridaNL10733543841954405147305.251.355.373.728
1997FloridaNL511642049921161817113.299.376.396.772
1997ColoradoNL1000000000000.000.000.000.000
1997Total Col/FlaNL521642049921161817113.299.376.396.772
1997Colo. SpringsAAA963767712631656345381229.335.409.489.898
1996Colo. SpringsAAA2575171830210247434.240.424.360.784
1995ColoradoNL3100000010000.000.500.000.500
1995Colo. SpringsAAA11839960112226553344710230.281.336.404.740
1994New HavenAA83300478420153737324127.280.366.403.769
1993Central ValleyA13147179132263559956814835.280.401.380.781
1992BendA186111156108910122.246.352.377.729
TotalNL16244741647120821840423905896631034971.255.342.344.686
TotalAAA296108220933772151515512711630848.311.383.447.830
TotalAA83300478420153737324127.280.366.403.769
TotalA1505359115033456710578151037.280.399.385.784

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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