Ty Wigginton # - IF/OF

  • Age: 36
  • DOB: 1977/10/11
  • POB: San Diego, CA
  • Height: 6-0 Weight: 225lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 12
  • Drafted by NY Mets in 1998 (17th round).

Scouting Report

AssetsBrings a good power bat and is pretty consistent despite sometimes-spotty playing time. Can play several positions defensively.
FlawsDoesn't walk enough. Will sometimes get into free-swinging mode and can be streaky. Somewhat injury-prone. Lacks speed and technique on the basepaths.
Career potentialSolid utility man.

Honours and Awards

2010Named to the All-Star Game

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/03/25Released by the Miami Marlins.
2014/01/24Signed by the Miami Marlins to a minor league contract and invited to spring training.
2013/07/09Released by the St. Louis Cardinals.
2012/12/14Signed as a free agent by the St. Louis Cardinals to a two-year contract.
2012/10/29Philadelphia Phillies declined their contract option for next season.
2012/05/11Missed 1 game (oblique injury).
2012/05/09Oblique injury, day-to-day.
2011/11/20Acquired from the Colorado Rockies.
2011/05/13Missed 12 games (oblique injury).
2011/05/03Oblique injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to April 27th, 2011).
2010/12/15Signed as a free agent by the Colorado Rockies to a two-year contract.
2010/07/28Missed 2 games (suspended by mlb).
2010/07/23Suspended by the MLB for 3 games.
2010/06/26Missed 1 game (back injury).
2010/06/25Back injury, day-to-day.
2009/02/03Signed as a free agent by the Baltimore Orioles to a two-year contract.
2008/12/12Houston Astros declined to tender a contract.
2008/09/17Missed 8 games (groin).
2008/09/07Groin, day-to-day (retroactive to September 7th, 2008).
2008/05/16Missed 3 games (rib injury).
2008/05/15Rib injury, day-to-day.
2008/05/01Missed 23 games (thumb injury).
2008/04/11Thumb injury, 15-day DL.
2008/04/07Thumb injury, day-to-day.
2008/01/18Re-signed by the Houston Astros to a one-year contract.
2007/07/28Acquired from the Tampa Bay Rays.
2007/01/16Re-signed by the Tampa Bay Rays to a one-year contract.
2006/09/01Missed 30 games (left hand injury).
2006/07/30Left hand injury, day-to-day.
2006/07/19Missed 4 games (back injury).
2006/07/16Back injury, day-to-day.
2006/01/10Signed as a free agent by the Tampa Bay Rays to a one-year contract.
2005/12/08Released by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
2005/08/23Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA).
2005/06/04Optioned to Indianapolis (AAA).
2004/07/30Acquired from the New York Mets.
2004/05/07Missed 13 games (dizziness).
2004/04/22Dizziness, 15-day DL.
2004/02/27Re-signed by the New York Mets to a one-year contract.
2003/09/20Missed 1 game (left hand injury).
2003/09/19Left hand injury, day-to-day.
2003/02/15Re-signed by the New York Mets.
2002/09/03Recalled from Norfolk (AAA).
2002/08/24Optioned to Norfolk (AAA).
2002/08/04Recalled from Norfolk (AAA).
2002/05/31Optioned to Norfolk (AAA).
2002/05/15Contract purchased from Norfolk (AAA).


2014/01/24Signed by the Miami Marlins to a minor league contract.
2012/12/14Signed as a free agent by the St. Louis Cardinals.
2011/11/20Colorado Rockies traded Ty Wigginton to the Philadelphia Phillies for a player to be named later or cash.
2010/12/15Signed as a free agent by the Colorado Rockies.
2009/02/03Signed as a free agent by the Baltimore Orioles.
2007/07/28Houston Astros traded Dan Wheeler to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for Ty Wigginton.
2006/01/10Signed as a free agent by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.
2004/07/30Pittsburgh Pirates traded Kris Benson and Jeff Keppinger to the New York Mets for Jose Bautista, c and Matt Peterson.
1998/06/03Drafted by the New York Mets in the 17th round in 1998.

Career Stats

2013St. LouisNL4757992003519011.
2011Colorado SpringsAAA271200012100-.286.444.286.730
2008Round RockAAA3911010123010.111.385.333.718
2007Tampa BayAL983784710421016492873148.275.329.458.787
2007Total TBD/HouMLB148547711523302267411133411.278.333.459.792
2006Tampa BayAL1224445512225124793297438.275.330.498.828
2004NY MetsNL863124689232124223486116.285.334.487.821
2004Total NYN/PitNL14449463129302176645827122.261.324.433.757
2004St. LucieA2813000001000.375.375.375.750
2003NY MetsNL1565737314636611714612412216.255.318.396.714
2002NY MetsNL46116183580618819215.302.354.526.880
2001St. LucieA3913100142000.333.571.4441.015
1999St. LucieA123456691332352173568291216.292.373.502.875


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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