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Jason Michaels # - OF

  • Age: 38
  • DOB: 1976/05/04
  • POB: Tampa, FL
  • Height: 6-0 Weight: 215lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 11
  • Drafted by Philadelphia in 1998 (4th round).

Scouting Report

AssetsHits left-handed pitching very well. Can come off the bench to deliver hits. Plays the game the right way. Has power. Can play all three outfield positions.
FlawsDoesn't hit consistently well enough to play every day. Swings a little too freely, so he could stand to improve his walk/strikeout ratio.
Career potentialBackup outfielder and bat off the bench.

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2013/11/05Opted for minor league free agency.
2013/03/04Re-signed by the Washington Nationals to a minor league contract.
2012/04/02Re-signed by the Washington Nationals to a minor league contract.
2012/03/29Released by the Washington Nationals.
2011/12/16Signed by the Washington Nationals to a minor league contract.
2011/10/30Filed for free agency.
2011/09/29Missed the last 14 regular season games (finger injury).
2011/09/14Finger injury, remainder of the regular season.
2011/05/13Missed 15 games (subluxation left shoulder).
2011/04/26Subluxation left shoulder, 15-day DL (retroactive to April 25th, 2011).
2010/10/04Houston Astros exercised their contract option for next season.
2009/12/14Re-signed by the Houston Astros to a one-year contract.
2008/12/15Signed as a free agent by the Houston Astros to a one-year contract.
2008/10/31Pittsburgh Pirates declined their contract option for next season.
2008/05/08Acquired from the Cleveland Indians.
2008/05/06Designated for assignment by the Cleveland Indians.
2007/01/15Re-signed by the Cleveland Indians to a two-year contract.
2006/07/04Missed 16 games (sprained right ankle).
2006/06/24Sprained right ankle, 15-day DL (retroactive to June 16th, 2006).
2006/06/17Sprained right ankle, day-to-day.
2006/01/27Acquired from the Philadelphia Phillies.
2006/01/17Re-signed by the Philadelphia Phillies to a one-year contract.
2005/02/10Re-signed by the Philadelphia Phillies to a one-year contract.
2004/07/19Missed 2 games (hamstring).
2004/07/17Hamstring, day-to-day.
2003/04/14Missed 12 games (strained oblique muscle).
2003/03/29Strained oblique muscle, 15-day DL.
2002/04/13Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA).
2002/03/20Optioned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA).
2001/04/21Optioned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA).
2001/04/06Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA).
2001/03/31Optioned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA).

Trades

2011/12/16Signed by the Washington Nationals to a minor league contract.
2008/12/15Signed as a free agent by the Houston Astros.
2008/05/08Cleveland Indians traded Jason Michaels and cash considerations to the Pittsburgh Pirates for a player to be named later.
2006/01/27Cleveland Indians traded Arthur Rhodes to the Philadelphia Phillies for Jason Michaels.
1998/06/02Drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 4th round in 1998.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2012SyracuseAAA3510411213021291900-.202.265.288.553
2011HoustonNL891561031902101131100.199.256.295.551
2011Oklahoma CityAAA5200620022500-.300.364.400.764
2010HoustonNL1061862347141826122900-.253.310.468.778
2009HoustonNL10213517321214161638120.237.322.430.752
2008PittsburghNL102228255291844235210-.228.300.382.682
2008ClevelandAL2158312400941311-.207.258.276.534
2008Total Cle/PitMLB1232862864131853276521-.224.292.360.652
2007ClevelandAL10526743721117392050341.270.324.397.721
2006ClevelandAL1234947713232195543101952.267.326.391.717
2006BuffaloAAA271300110000-.429.429.8571.286
2005PhiladelphiaNL10528954881624314445332.304.399.415.814
2004PhiladelphiaNL115299448212010404280223.274.364.415.779
2003PhiladelphiaNL7610920361105171522001.330.416.569.985
2003ClearwaterA41410000024000.000.125.000.125
2002PhiladelphiaNL8110516281032111333112.267.347.476.823
2002Scranton/WBAAA93239200755130.281.359.344.703
2001PhiladelphiaNL6601000102000.167.167.167.334
2001Scranton/WBAAA109418581091931769371261130.261.332.443.775
2000ReadingAA1134377112930410742887746.295.337.451.788
1999ClearwaterA122451911383161465681031071.306.396.494.890
1998BataviaA67235456314311494069425.268.381.494.875
TotalMLB103123323326131401059299243496221811.263.335.407.742
TotalAL249819123216472161036716413103.264.320.385.705
TotalNL782151320939793843196176332988.262.343.420.763
TotalAAA160581731482632091531551260.255.324.413.737
TotalAA1134377112930410742887746.295.337.451.788
TotalA193700137201459251141101761496.287.385.484.869

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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