Jason Kubel #13 - OF

  • Age: 32
  • DOB: 1982/05/25
  • POB: Belle Fourche, SD
  • Height: 6-0 Weight: 220lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/R
  • MLB Seasons: 9
  • Drafted by Minnesota in 2000 (12th round).
Year to date451561235611131959100.224.312.295.607
On Pace147510391142033426219330-.224.312.295.607

Scouting Report

AssetsShows discipline at the plate and a quick swing that generates power. Is also a very good low-ball hitter. Can play either corner outfield position.
FlawsHas no speed on the bases and struggles with routes in the outfield. Tends to hit much better against right-handers. Is a little injury-prone.
Career potentialProductive corner outfielder.

Honours and Awards

2004International League (AAA) - Rookie of the Year
2004International League (AAA) - All-Star Team
2003Florida State League (A) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/06/15Released by the Minnesota Twins.
2014/06/08Designated for assignment by the Minnesota Twins.
2014/03/25Contract purchased from Rochester (AAA).
2013/12/13Signed by the Minnesota Twins to a minor league contract.
2013/10/31Cleveland Indians declined their contract option for next season.
2013/10/02Not on the Cleveland Indians Wild Card playoff game roster.
2013/08/31Added to the Cleveland Indians 25-man roster.
2013/08/30Acquired from the Arizona Diamondbacks.
2013/08/27Designated for assignment by the Arizona Diamondbacks.
2013/07/30Missed 1 game (stiffness in back).
2013/07/28Stiffness in back, day-to-day.
2013/05/19Missed 2 games (strained left quadriceps).
2013/05/17Strained left quadriceps, day-to-day.
2013/04/28Missed 14 games (strained left quadriceps).
2013/04/13Strained left quadriceps, 15-day DL.
2013/04/12Missed 1 game (undisclosed).
2013/04/10Undisclosed, day-to-day.
2012/08/19Missed 2 games (stiff neck).
2012/08/17Stiff neck, day-to-day.
2012/07/18Missed 3 games (hamstring).
2012/07/15Hamstring, day-to-day.
2012/06/01Missed 1 game (paternity leave list).
2012/05/30Paternity leave list, day-to-day.
2012/05/01Missed 1 game (illness).
2012/04/30Illness, day-to-day.
2011/12/19Signed as a free agent by the Arizona Diamondbacks to a two-year contract.
2011/10/30Filed for free agency.
2011/09/29Missed the last 13 regular season games (sore left foot).
2011/09/17Sore left foot, day-to-day.
2011/09/11Missed 1 game (left foot injury).
2011/09/10Left foot injury, day-to-day.
2011/09/09Missed 1 game (foot injury).
2011/09/07Foot injury, day-to-day.
2011/08/19Missed 1 game (personal reasons).
2011/08/18Personal reasons, day-to-day.
2011/07/21Missed 45 games (left foot injury).
2011/06/02Left foot injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to May 31st, 2011).
2011/05/31Left foot injury, day-to-day.
2010/10/29Minnesota Twins exercised their contract option for next season.
2010/09/21Missed 5 games (wrist injury).
2010/09/16Wrist injury, day-to-day.
2010/09/05Missed 4 games (left hand injury).
2010/09/01Left hand injury, day-to-day.
2009/09/14Missed 1 game (neck injury).
2009/09/13Neck injury, day-to-day.
2009/05/25Missed 3 games (knee injury).
2009/05/22Knee injury, day-to-day.
2009/01/29Re-signed by the Minnesota Twins to a two-year contract.
2008/08/05Missed 1 game (personal reasons).
2008/08/04Personal reasons, day-to-day.
2008/01/17Re-signed by the Minnesota Twins to a one-year contract.
2007/08/18Missed 4 games (right oblique muscle strain).
2007/08/13Right oblique muscle strain, day-to-day.
2007/06/14Missed 3 games (right knee injury).
2007/06/12Right knee injury, day-to-day.
2007/03/02Re-signed by the Minnesota Twins to a one-year contract.
2006/08/30Missed 5 games (leg injury).
2006/08/27Leg injury, day-to-day.
2006/07/19Missed 1 game (knee injury).
2006/07/18Knee injury, day-to-day.
2006/05/22Recalled from Rochester (AAA).
2006/04/16Optioned to Rochester (AAA).
2006/02/08Re-signed by the Minnesota Twins to a one-year contract.
2005/10/02Missed all 162 regular season games (knee injury).
2005/03/26Knee injury, 60-day DL.
2005/03/04Re-signed by the Minnesota Twins to a one-year contract.
2004/08/30Recalled from New Britain (AA).
2004/03/17Optioned to New Britain (AA).
2003/11/20Added to the Minnesota Twins 40-man roster.


2013/12/13Signed by the Minnesota Twins to a minor league contract.
2013/08/30Arizona Diamondbacks traded Jason Kubel and cash considerations to the Cleveland Indians for a player to be named later (Matt Langwell - September 1, 2013) or cash considerations.
2011/12/19Signed as a free agent by the Arizona Diamondbacks.
2000/06/05Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 12th round in 2000.

Career Stats

2013Total Ari/CleMLB972592156915322992013.216.293.317.610
2011Fort MyersA230000013000-.000.500.000.500
2004New BritainAA3713825521446291919023.377.453.6671.120
2003Fort MyersA116420561252045824854462.298.361.400.761
2002Quad CityA1154246013626417694148353.321.380.521.901
2001GCL TwinsR3712414411041301914321.331.422.500.922
2000GCL TwinsR2378172232013109000.282.367.372.739


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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