MLB

Matt Lawton # - OF

  • Age: 42
  • DOB: 1971/11/30
  • POB: Gulfport, MS
  • Height: 5-10 Weight: 190lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/R
  • MLB Seasons: 12
  • Drafted by Minnesota in 1991 (12th round).

Scouting Report

Assets
Flaws
Career potential

Honours and Awards

2004Named to the All-Star Game
2000Named to the All-Star Game
1994Florida State League (A) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2006/05/30Released by the Seattle Mariners.
2006/05/20Designated for assignment by the Seattle Mariners.
2006/04/12Activated from the restricted list by the Seattle Mariners.
2006/04/02Placed on the restricted list by the Seattle Mariners.
2005/12/22Signed as a free agent by the Seattle Mariners to a one-year contract.
2005/11/02Suspended by the MLB for 10 games for violations of the Major League drug prevention and treatment program.
2005/10/29Filed for free agency.
2005/10/04Did not make the New York Yankees playoff roster.
2005/08/27Acquired from the Chicago Cubs.
2005/07/31Acquired from the Pittsburgh Pirates.
2004/12/11Acquired from the Cleveland Indians.
2003/09/29Missed 20 games (right finger injury).
2003/09/09Right finger injury, 15-day DL.
2003/08/18Missed 35 games (finger injury).
2003/07/12Finger injury, 15-day DL.
2002/09/30Missed 26 games (shoulder injury).
2002/09/13Shoulder injury, 15-day DL.
2002/09/04Shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2002/07/27Missed 14 games (strained left calf).
2002/07/12Strained left calf, 15-day DL.
2002/07/02Missed 5 games (shoulder injury).
2002/06/25Shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2001/12/17Signed by the Cleveland Indians to a four-year contract.
2001/12/11Acquired from the New York Mets.
2001/09/26Missed 2 games (left hamstring injury).
2001/09/23Left hamstring injury, day-to-day.

Trades

2005/12/28Signed as a free agent by the Seattle Mariners.
2005/08/27New York Yankees traded Justin Berg to the Chicago Cubs for Matt Lawton.
2005/07/31Chicago Cubs traded Jody Gerut to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Matt Lawton.
2004/12/11Cleveland Indians traded Matt Lawton to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Arthur Rhodes.
2001/12/11Cleveland Indians traded Roberto Alomar, Mike Bacsik and Danny Peoples to the New York Mets for Matt Lawton, Alex Escobar, Jerrod Riggan, Billy Traber and Earl Snyder.
2001/07/30Minnesota Twins traded Matt Lawton to the New York Mets for Rick Reed.
1991/06/03Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 12th round in 1991.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2006SeattleAL112757000122000.259.310.259.569
2005NY YankeesAL214866002478101.125.263.250.513
2005Chicago CubsNL1978819201548101.244.289.308.597
2005PittsburghNL10137453102281104458611691.273.380.433.813
2005Total Pit/ChN/NYAMLB14150067127301135369771893.254.356.396.752
2004ClevelandAL150591109164250207074842394.277.366.421.787
2003ClevelandAL993745793190155347471031.249.343.420.763
2003AkronAA51911000126000.053.143.053.196
2002ClevelandAL114416719819215575934896.236.342.399.741
2002AkronAA31010000031000.000.231.000.231
2001NY MetsNL48183244511131322341020.246.352.366.718
2001MinnesotaAL10337671110250105163461964.293.396.439.835
2001Total Min/NYNMLB15155995155361136485802984.277.382.415.797
2000MinnesotaAL15656184171442138891632375.305.405.460.865
1999MinnesotaAL1184065810518075457422644.259.353.355.708
1999Fort MyersA41438100231100.571.647.6431.290
1999GCL TwinsR1401000102000.250.250.250.500
1998MinnesotaAL15255791155366217786641684.278.387.478.865
1997MinnesotaAL1424607411429314607681747.248.366.415.781
1996MinnesotaAL792523465716422828443.258.339.365.704
1996Salt Lake CityAAA5321240631617332634246.297.379.481.860
1995MinnesotaAL2160111941112711111.317.414.467.881
1995New BritainAA11441275111195135456702692.269.371.434.805
1994Fort MyersA12244679134301751806442196.300.407.419.826
1993Fort MyersA1113405097213938654323153.285.410.444.854
1992GCL TwinsR53173394583226272720112.260.375.376.751
TotalMLB133447637561273267171386316816131656642.267.368.417.785
TotalAL116641286711107226151245695975101385540.268.369.420.789
TotalNL1686358516641214628410327112.261.362.398.760
TotalAAA5321240631617332634246.297.379.481.860
TotalAA12244177112195135561772692.254.358.408.766
TotalA237800132239524169114810866349.299.412.434.846
TotalR54177394683227272920112.260.372.373.745

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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