David Eckstein # - 2B

  • Age: 39
  • DOB: 1975/01/20
  • POB: Sanford, FL
  • Height: 5-7 Weight: 175lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 10
  • Drafted by Boston in 1997 (19th round).

Scouting Report

Career potential

Honours and Awards

2006World Series Most Valuable Player
2006Named to the All-Star Game
2005Named to the All-Star Game
1998Florida State League (A) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2010/08/21Missed 29 games (calf injury).
2010/07/21Calf injury, early September.
2010/07/17Missed 2 games (calf injury).
2010/07/10Calf injury, day-to-day.
2009/08/22Signed by the San Diego Padres to a one-year contract extension.
2009/07/28Missed 19 games (right hamstring injury).
2009/07/06Right hamstring injury, early September.
2009/01/15Signed as a free agent by the San Diego Padres to a one-year contract.
2008/10/30Filed for free agency.
2008/09/22Missed 2 games (left knee injury).
2008/09/21Left knee injury, day-to-day (retroactive to September 21st, 2008).
2008/08/31Acquired from the Toronto Blue Jays.
2008/05/27Missed 19 games (hip flexor).
2008/05/08Hip flexor, 15-day DL.
2008/05/07Hip flexor, day-to-day.
2007/12/13Signed as a free agent by the Toronto Blue Jays to a one-year contract.
2007/10/30Filed for free agency.
2007/09/18Missed 5 games (back injury).
2007/09/16Back injury, day-to-day.
2007/07/12Missed 23 games (strained lower back).
2007/06/16Strained lower back, 15-day DL (retroactive to June 14th, 2007).
2007/06/15Strained lower back, day-to-day.
2007/06/01Missed 5 games (lower back pain).
2007/05/27Lower back pain, day-to-day.
2006/09/27Missed 2 games (hamstring).
2006/09/24Hamstring, day-to-day.
2006/09/22Missed 2 games (left oblique muscle strain).
2006/09/20Left oblique muscle strain, day-to-day.
2006/09/15Missed 23 games (oblique injury).
2006/08/23Oblique injury, 15-day DL.
2006/08/20Oblique injury, day-to-day.
2006/06/20Missed 3 games (mild concussion).
2006/06/17Mild concussion, day-to-day.
2004/12/23Signed as a free agent by the St. Louis Cardinals to a three-year contract.
2004/12/20Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim declined to tender a contract.
2004/08/03Missed 1 game (leg injury).
2004/08/01Leg injury, day-to-day.
2004/06/19Hamstring, day-to-day.
2004/06/10Missed 5 games (hamstring).
2004/06/06Hamstring, day-to-day.
2004/05/03Missed 5 games (groin).
2004/04/28Groin, day-to-day.
2003/09/10Missed 19 games (back injury).
2003/08/20Back injury, 15-day DL.
2003/08/15Missed 3 games (hamstring).
2003/08/13Hamstring, day-to-day.
2003/07/17Missed 6 games (right arm injury).
2003/07/08Right arm injury, day-to-day.
2003/06/13Missed 2 games (hand injury).
2003/06/11Hand injury, day-to-day.
2003/06/09Missed 3 games (bruised hand).
2003/06/07Bruised hand, day-to-day.
2003/03/02Re-signed by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to a one-year contract.
2002/06/03Missed 2 games (knee injury).
2002/06/02Knee injury, day-to-day.
2002/05/26Missed 4 games (knee injury).
2002/05/22Knee injury, day-to-day.


2009/01/15Signed as a free agent by the San Diego Padres.
2008/08/31Toronto Blue Jays traded David Eckstein to the Arizona Diamondbacks for Chad Beck.
2007/12/13Signed as a free agent by the Toronto Blue Jays.
2004/12/23Signed as a free agent by the St. Louis Cardinals.
2000/08/16Claimed by the Angels of Anaheim off waivers from the Boston Red Sox.
1997/06/03Drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 19th round of free-agent draft.

Career Stats

2010San DiegoNL11644249118230129273581-.267.321.326.647
2010Fort WayneA391310032000-.333.500.444.944
2009San DiegoNL136503641312722503946312.260.323.334.657
2008Total Tor/AriMLB943243286210227313221-.265.343.349.692
2007St. LouisNL11743458134230331242210120.309.356.382.738
2006St. LouisNL123500681461812233141766.292.350.344.694
2005St. LouisNL15863090185267861584411815.294.363.395.758


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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