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Scott Hairston #7 - OF


  • Age: 33
  • DOB: 1980/05/25
  • POB: Forth Worth, TX
  • Height: 6-0 Weight: 200lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 10
  • Drafted by Arizona in 2001 (3rd round).
  • Current Status: Strained left oblique, 15-day DL, 15-day DL
Year to date2211000000000.500.500.5001.000
On Pace146146737300000000-.500.500.5001.000

Scouting Report

AssetsPossesses a nice mix of bat speed and athleticism. Can crush a high fastball. While not speedy, he's fairly mobile and can manage well at all three outfield spots.
FlawsHas been somewhat injury-prone in his career. Sometimes he presses at the plate, leading to streakiness, strikeout binges and mediocre batting averages.
Career potentialVersatile backup outfielder.

Honours and Awards

2006Pacific Coast League (AAA) - All-Star Team
2002Midwest League (A) - All-Star Team
2002Class A- - All-Star Team (Baseball America)
2001Pioneer League (R) - All-Star Team
2001Rookie Level - All-Star Team (Baseball America)

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/04/06Strained left oblique, 15-day DL.
2013/07/08Acquired from the Chicago Cubs.
2013/01/24Signed as a free agent by the Chicago Cubs to a two-year contract.
2012/10/29Filed for free agency.
2012/01/05Re-signed by the New York Mets to a one-year contract.
2011/10/30Filed for free agency.
2011/09/29Missed the last 34 regular season games (left oblique muscle strain).
2011/08/26Left oblique muscle strain, 15-day DL (retroactive to August 24th, 2011).
2011/07/20Missed 1 game (bruised left shin).
2011/07/19Bruised left shin, day-to-day.
2011/01/20Signed as a free agent by the New York Mets to a one-year contract.
2010/12/02San Diego Padres declined to tender a contract.
2010/09/15Missed 2 games (sore left shoulder).
2010/09/13Sore left shoulder, day-to-day.
2010/06/02Missed 16 games (hamstring).
2010/05/17Hamstring, early September.
2010/05/16Hamstring, day-to-day.
2010/02/02Re-signed by the San Diego Padres to a one-year contract.
2010/01/16Acquired from the Oakland Athletics.
2009/10/04Missed the last 12 regular season games (hip injury).
2009/09/22Hip injury, sidelined indefinitely.
2009/09/04Missed 2 games (quadriceps injury).
2009/09/02Quadriceps injury, day-to-day.
2009/07/19Missed 1 game (wrist injury).
2009/07/18Wrist injury, day-to-day.
2009/07/07Acquired from the San Diego Padres.
2009/06/23Missed 16 games (biceps injury).
2009/06/03Biceps injury, early September.
2008/10/02Missed the last 59 regular season games (thumb injury).
2008/08/29Thumb injury, early September.
2008/06/18Missed 3 games (hyperextended elbow).
2008/06/14Hyperextended elbow, day-to-day.
2008/03/03Re-signed by the San Diego Padres to a one-year contract.
2007/09/08Missed 26 games (oblique injury).
2007/08/10Oblique injury, 15-day DL.
2007/07/27Acquired from the Arizona Diamondbacks.
2007/05/23Missed 1 game (wrist injury).
2007/05/22Wrist injury, day-to-day.
2007/05/19Missed 2 games (left wrist injury).
2007/05/17Left wrist injury, day-to-day.
2007/03/07Re-signed by the Arizona Diamondbacks to a one-year contract.
2006/09/20Recalled from Tucson (AAA).
2006/08/18Optioned to Tucson (AAA).
2006/08/11Recalled from Tucson (AAA).
2006/07/29Optioned to Tucson (AAA).
2006/07/29Missed 32 games (right shoulder injury).
2006/06/21Right shoulder injury, 15-day DL.
2006/06/20Right shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2006/06/19Recalled from Tucson (AAA).
2006/03/27Optioned by the Arizona Diamondbacks to their minor league camp.
2006/03/02Re-signed by the Arizona Diamondbacks to a one-year contract.
2005/10/02Missed 26 games (right elbow injury).
2005/09/03Shoulder injury, 60-day DL.
2005/06/28Optioned to Tucson (AAA).
2005/06/17Missed 3 games (groin).
2005/06/13Groin, day-to-day.
2005/06/08Recalled from Tucson (AAA).
2005/05/02Optioned to Tucson (AAA).
2005/04/16Recalled from Tucson (AAA).
2005/03/28Optioned to Tucson (AAA).
2004/05/17Recalled from Tucson (AAA).
2004/05/08Optioned to Tucson (AAA).
2004/05/04Recalled from Tucson (AAA).
2004/03/15Optioned by the Arizona Diamondbacks to their minor league camp.


2013/07/08Washington Nationals traded Ivan Pineyro and a player to be named later to the Chicago Cubs for Scott Hairston and a player to be named later.
2013/01/24Signed as a free agent by the Chicago Cubs.
2011/01/20Signed as a free agent by the New York Mets.
2010/01/16San Diego Padres traded Kevin Kouzmanoff and Eric Sogard to the Oakland Athletics for Scott Hairston and Aaron Cunningham.
2009/07/06San Diego Padres traded Scott Hairston to the Oakland Athletics for Ryan Webb, Craig Italiano and a player to be named later (Sean Gallagher - July 13th).
2007/07/27San Diego Padres traded Leo Rosales to the Arizona Diamondbacks for Scott Hairston.
2001/06/05Drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 3rd round in 2001.

Career Stats

2013Chicago CubsNL5299131720819725201.172.232.434.666
2013Total ChN/WshNL851571830501026944201.191.237.414.651
2012NY MetsNL134377529925320571983821.263.299.504.803
2011NY MetsNL791322031817241134112.235.303.470.773
2010San DiegoNL10429534621001036316961-.210.295.346.641
2010Lake ElsinoreA371410014100-.571.727.7141.441
2009San DiegoNL56197265914110291745811.299.358.533.891
2009Total SD/OakMLB11643050114272176425831132.265.307.456.763
2009Lake ElsinoreA31011000013000.100.308.100.408
2008San DiegoNL11232642811831731288431-.248.312.479.791
2007San DiegoNL3187162551820718000.287.337.644.981
2007Total Ari/SDNL107263376418211362655203.243.313.452.765
2003El PasoAA883375393217104730806215.276.345.469.814
2002South BendA10939479131354167258749328.332.426.563.989


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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