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Casper Wells # - OF

  • Age: 29
  • DOB: 1984/11/23
  • POB: Grand Rapids, MI
  • Height: 6-2 Weight: 220lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 4
  • Drafted by Detroit in 2005 (14th round).

Scouting Report

AssetsOwns a lot of good tools, including home-run and run-producing ability as well as a strong throwing arm from the outfield. Is a good athlete who can play all three outfield positions.
FlawsHas major holes in his swing, so he needs to cut down on his strikeouts in order to see more at-bats on a regular basis at the big-league level.
Career potentialBackup outfielder.

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/06/25Released by the Chicago Cubs.
2014/03/22Assigned by the Chicago Cubs to their minor league camp.
2013/11/20Signed by the Chicago Cubs to a minor league contract.
2013/10/19Refused minor league assignment from the Philadelphia Phillies and opted for free agency.
2013/10/16Outrighted to Lehigh Valley (AAA).
2013/09/27Missed 29 games (eye injury).
2013/08/26Eye injury, 15-day DL.
2013/08/08Claimed off waivers from the Chicago White Sox.
2013/04/29Acquired from the Oakland Athletics.
2013/04/28Designated for assignment by the Oakland Athletics.
2013/04/22Acquired from the Toronto Blue Jays.
2013/04/15Designated for assignment by the Toronto Blue Jays.
2013/04/10Claimed off waivers from the Seattle Mariners.
2013/03/31Designated for assignment by the Seattle Mariners.
2013/02/01Re-signed by the Seattle Mariners to a one-year contract.
2012/09/18Missed 3 games (stiff neck).
2012/09/15Stiff neck, day-to-day.
2012/09/04Recalled from Tacoma (AAA).
2012/08/27Optioned to Tacoma (AAA).
2012/06/13Recalled from Tacoma (AAA).
2012/05/24Optioned to Tacoma (AAA).
2011/09/29Missed the last 10 regular season games (flu).
2011/09/19Flu, day-to-day.
2011/09/09Missed 4 games (elbow injury).
2011/09/05Elbow injury, day-to-day.
2011/07/30Acquired from the Detroit Tigers.
2011/07/20Optioned to Toledo (AAA).
2010/08/23Recalled from Toledo (AAA).
2010/05/22Optioned to Toledo (AAA).
2010/05/14Recalled from Toledo (AAA).
2010/03/20Optioned to Toledo (AAA).
2010/01/27Re-signed by the Detroit Tigers to a one-year contract.
2009/03/16Optioned to Toledo (AAA).
2009/01/26Re-signed by the Detroit Tigers to a one-year contract.
2008/11/20Contract purchased from Erie (AA).

Trades

2013/11/20Signed by the Chicago Cubs to a minor league contract.
2013/08/08Claimed by the Philadelphia Phillies off waivers from the Chicago White Sox.
2013/04/29Oakland Athletics traded Casper Wells to the Chicago White Sox for cash.
2013/04/22Toronto Blue Jays traded Casper Wells to the Oakland Athletics for cash.
2013/04/10Claimed by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers from the Seattle Mariners.
2011/07/30Seattle Mariners traded David Pauley and Doug Fister to the Detroit Tigers for Casper Wells, Francisco Martinez, Charlie Furbush and Chance Ruffin.
2005/06/07Drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 14th round in 2005.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2013PhiladelphiaNL122421100028000.042.115.083.198
2013Chicago WSAL37664111001522011.167.225.182.407
2013OaklandAL3500000001000.000.000.000.000
2013Total Oak/ChA/PhiMLB52956122001731011.126.186.147.333
2012SeattleAL93285426512310362680300.228.302.396.698
2012TacomaAAA2271181772214201721-.239.415.479.894
2011SeattleAL31102142210715942221.216.310.431.741
2011DetroitAL641131629100412929101.257.323.451.774
2011Total Det/SeaAL95215305111011271871322.237.317.442.759
2011ToledoAAA72741022263800-.370.433.8151.248
2010DetroitAL369314306141761901-.323.364.538.902
2010ToledoAAA103387569022621463411178-.233.309.483.792
2009ErieAA863115281184154143103884.260.369.489.858
2008ErieAA75270607818617533066837.289.376.589.965
2008West MichiganA50179304370102622391751.240.351.447.798
2007LakelandA2201100001000.500.5001.0001.500
2007OneontaA67260466918119471864874.265.323.523.846
2006OneontaA3510519248011492711-.229.305.333.638
2006LakelandA11334510144910-.152.300.273.573
2005GCL TigersR451412531955201859603.220.341.461.802
TotalMLB27668892158314258157201643.230.299.395.694
TotalAL26466490157304258155193643.236.305.407.712
TotalNL122421100028000.042.115.083.198
TotalAAA13248578117311025665713699-.241.334.501.835
TotalAA1615811121593610329473169161111.274.372.535.907
TotalA16557999142351121915314027135.245.328.453.781
TotalR451412531955201859603.220.341.461.802

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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