Mark Grudzielanek # - 2B

  • Age: 44
  • DOB: 1970/06/30
  • POB: Milwaukee, WI
  • Height: 6-1 Weight: 195lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 15
  • Drafted by Montreal in 1991 (11th round).

Scouting Report

Career potential

Honours and Awards

2006AL - Rawlings Gold Glove Award
1996Named to the All-Star Game
1994Eastern League (AA) - Most Valuable Player
1994Eastern League (AA) - Rookie of the Year
1994Eastern League (AA) - All-Star Team
1994Double-A - All-Star Team (Baseball America)

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2011/02/22Announced his retirement.
2010/06/10Released by the Cleveland Indians.
2010/06/08Designated for assignment by the Cleveland Indians.
2010/04/03Contract purchased from Columbus (AAA).
2010/01/12Signed by the Cleveland Indians to a minor league contract.
2009/08/10Released by the Minnesota Twins.
2009/07/19Signed by the Minnesota Twins to a minor league contract.
2008/10/01Missed the last 52 regular season games (sprained right ankle).
2008/09/02Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (sprained right ankle).
2008/08/02Sprained right ankle, 15-day DL.
2008/07/08Missed 1 game (body soreness).
2008/07/07Body soreness, day-to-day.
2008/06/27Missed 3 games (back injury).
2008/06/23Back injury, day-to-day.
2008/05/31Missed 2 games (back injury).
2008/05/29Back injury, day-to-day.
2008/04/29Missed 5 games (lower back strain).
2008/04/24Lower back strain, day-to-day.
2007/07/06Missed 20 games (left knee injury).
2007/06/14Left knee injury, 15-day DL.
2007/06/13Left knee injury, day-to-day.
2007/05/04Missed 4 games (back injury).
2007/05/03Back injury, day-to-day.
2007/04/20Missed 3 games (back injury).
2007/04/16Back injury, day-to-day.
2006/10/02Missed the last 11 regular season games (right groin).
2006/09/20Right groin, day-to-day.
2006/08/16Re-signed by the Kansas City Royals to a one-year contract.
2006/07/20Missed 1 game (back injury).
2006/07/19Back injury, day-to-day.
2006/07/17Missed 5 games (back injury).
2006/07/15Back injury, day-to-day.
2006/04/21Missed 1 game (achilles tendon).
2006/04/19Achilles tendon, day-to-day.
2005/12/16Signed as a free agent by the Kansas City Royals to a one-year contract.
2005/12/16Signed as a free agent by the St. Louis Cardinals to a one-year contract.
2005/10/29Filed for free agency.
2005/09/14Missed 7 games (back injury).
2005/09/10Back injury, day-to-day.
2005/08/28Missed 7 games (knee injury).
2005/08/23Knee injury, day-to-day.
2005/01/06Signed as a free agent by the St. Louis Cardinals to a one-year contract.
2004/10/28Chicago Cubs declined their contract option for next season.
2004/06/19Missed 62 games (achilles tendon).
2004/05/28Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (achilles tendon).
2004/04/13Achilles tendon, 15-day DL.
2004/04/11Achilles tendon, day-to-day.
2003/12/07Re-signed by the Chicago Cubs to a one-year contract.
2003/10/29Filed for free agency.
2003/09/02Missed 27 games (broken right hand).
2003/08/03Broken right hand, 15-day DL.
2003/04/03Missed 1 game (back spasms).
2003/04/01Back spasms, day-to-day.
2002/12/04Acquired from the Los Angeles Dodgers.
2002/07/03Missed 2 games (concussion).
2002/07/02Concussion, day-to-day.
2002/05/29Missed 2 games (toe injury).
2002/05/27Toe injury, day-to-day.
2001/08/30Missed 3 games (finger injury).
2001/08/28Finger injury, day-to-day.
2001/06/28Missed 13 games (sprained left ankle).
2001/06/12Sprained left ankle, 15-day DL.
2001/05/29Missed 1 game (right thumb injury).
2001/05/28Right thumb injury, day-to-day.


2010/01/12Signed by the Cleveland Indians to a minor league contract.
2009/07/19Signed by the Minnesota Twins to a minor league contract.
2005/12/16Signed as a free agent by the Kansas City Royals.
2005/01/06Signed as a free agent by the St. Louis Cardinals.
2002/12/04Los Angeles Dodgers traded Eric Karros, Mark Grudzielanek and cash considerations to the Chicago Cubs for Todd Hundley and Chad Hermansen.
1998/07/31Montreal Expos traded Carlos Perez, Mark Grudzielanek and Hiram Bocachica to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Wilton Guerrero, Peter Bergeron, Ted Lilly and Jonathan Tucker.
1991/06/03Drafted by the Montreal Expos in the 11th round in 1991.

Career Stats

2009New BritainAA83068000026002.267.333.267.600
2009GCL TwinsR3913100112000.333.400.444.844
2008Kansas CityAL863313699240324194121-.299.345.399.744
2007Kansas CityAL116453701373236512360126.302.346.426.772
2006Kansas CityAL134548851633247522869324.297.331.409.740
2005St. LouisNL137528641553038592681867.294.334.407.741
2004Chicago CubsNL8125732791216231532115.307.347.432.779
2003Chicago CubsNL121481731513813383064628.314.366.416.782
2002LA DodgersNL150536561452309502289417.271.301.364.665
2001LA DodgersNL13353983146213135528834410.271.317.393.710
2000LA DodgersNL148617101172356749458112317.279.335.389.724
1999LA DodgersNL1234887215923574631656613.326.376.436.812
1999San BernardinoA41624000001020.
1998LA DodgersNL511931151602215237010.264.286.326.612
1998Total Mtl/LANL156589621602111062267318533.272.311.362.673
1993West Palm BeachA8630041801161341442171013.267.315.353.668


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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