MLB

Luke Hughes # - IF

  • Age: 30
  • DOB: 1984/08/02
  • POB: Perth, Australia
  • Height: 5-11 Weight: 205lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 3
  • Signed by Minnesota in 2002.

Scouting Report

AssetsIs versatile enough to play all over the infield and boasts a fairly strong arm. Displays a streaky bat that can go off from time to time.
FlawsDoesn't own any one trait that stands out, either with the bat or glove. His batting slumps can be a bit too lengthy sometimes.
Career potentialBackup infielder.

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2012/07/17Released by the Oakland Athletics.
2012/05/02Outrighted to Sacramento (AAA).
2012/04/30Designated for assignment by the Oakland Athletics.
2012/04/28Missed 1 game (flu).
2012/04/27Flu, day-to-day.
2012/04/22Claimed off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.
2012/04/18Designated for assignment by the Minnesota Twins.
2011/08/18Recalled from Rochester (AAA).
2011/07/31Optioned to Rochester (AAA).
2011/07/28Recalled from Rochester (AAA).
2011/07/23Optioned to Rochester (AAA).
2011/06/02Recalled from Rochester (AAA).
2011/05/22Optioned to Rochester (AAA).
2011/05/07Recalled from Rochester (AAA).
2011/05/06Optioned to Rochester (AAA).
2011/04/07Recalled from Rochester (AAA).
2011/03/27Optioned to Rochester (AAA).
2011/02/26Re-signed by the Minnesota Twins to a one-year contract.
2010/05/01Optioned to Rochester (AAA).
2010/04/23Recalled from Rochester (AAA).
2010/03/19Optioned to Rochester (AAA).
2010/03/07Re-signed by the Minnesota Twins to a one-year contract.
2009/03/23Optioned to Rochester (AAA).
2008/11/19Added to the Minnesota Twins 40-man roster.

Trades

2012/08/01Signed by the Toronto Blue Jays to a minor league contract.
2012/04/22Claimed by the Oakland Athletics off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.
2002/07/19Signed as a non-drafted free agent by the Minnesota Twins.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2012OaklandAL41301000006003.077.077.077.154
2012MinnesotaAL41002000204101.200.182.200.382
2012Total Min/OakAL823030002010104.130.125.130.255
2012SacramentoAAA35102162460213142812-.235.331.353.684
2012Las VegasAAA28105203393313133210-.314.392.543.935
2012MidlandAA7281500123910-.179.258.286.544
2011MinnesotaAL9628731641207302479325.223.289.338.627
2011RochesterAAA30117162761411101820-.231.287.402.689
2010MinnesotaAL271200110301-.286.286.7141.000
2010RochesterAAA22741219801751820-.257.313.405.718
2009RochesterAAA3713519358262818382010.259.344.481.825
2009New BritainAA5620022501536361938119.250.320.445.765
2009GCL TwinsR41103000041003.273.467.273.740
2008RochesterAAA29106173071321730205.283.325.453.778
2008New BritainAA702855391153154028704112.319.385.551.936
2007New BritainAA9231556891829433468413.283.356.438.794
2006Fort MyersA953333177150437237262-.231.287.312.599
2005BeloitA72292427514274221634210.257.319.390.709
2005Fort MyersA23849173107215005.202.222.262.484
2004ElizabethtonR44141204081319930134.284.338.418.756
2003GCL TwinsR5419022589422515225512.305.361.426.787
TotalAL10631732691208332492439.218.277.331.608
TotalAAA18163910016844719936716410215.263.333.443.776
TotalAA225828132235488311218418510324.284.354.473.827
TotalA1907098216932311864615010415.238.293.339.632
TotalR1023424210117554428536819.295.355.418.773

Legend:

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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