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Matt LaPorta # - 1B

  • Age: 29
  • DOB: 1985/01/08
  • POB: Port Charlotte, FL
  • Height: 6-2 Weight: 215lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 4
  • Drafted by Milwaukee in 2007 (1st round).

Scouting Report

AssetsHas good power and run-producing potential. Can play either first base or an outfield corner. Will take a walk when he's in a groove.
FlawsLacks defensive polish at any position. Strikes out too much. Is not speedy on the bases or in the field. Also lacks consistency at the dish.
Career potentialInconsistent righty bat.

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/03/21Released by the Baltimore Orioles.
2014/02/06Signed by the Baltimore Orioles to a minor league contract.
2013/11/05Opted for minor league free agency.
2013/03/11Assigned by the Cleveland Indians to their minor league camp.
2012/11/20Outrighted to Columbus (AAA).
2012/08/24Recalled from Columbus (AAA).
2012/06/13Optioned to Columbus (AAA).
2012/06/02Recalled from Columbus (AAA).
2012/03/27Optioned to Columbus (AAA).
2012/03/03Re-signed by the Cleveland Indians to a one-year contract.
2011/09/09Recalled from Columbus (AAA).
2011/08/30Optioned to Columbus (AAA).
2011/07/06Missed 16 games (sprained right ankle).
2011/06/18Sprained right ankle, 15-day DL.
2011/03/07Re-signed by the Cleveland Indians to a one-year contract.
2010/08/31Missed 1 game (hip injury).
2010/08/30Hip injury, day-to-day.
2010/07/09Missed 3 games (head contusion).
2010/07/06Head contusion, day-to-day.
2010/06/27Recalled from Columbus (AAA).
2010/06/07Optioned to Columbus (AAA).
2009/09/25Missed 2 games (hip injury).
2009/09/23Hip injury, day-to-day.
2009/08/19Recalled from Columbus (AAA).
2009/05/26Optioned to Columbus (AAA).
2009/05/02Contract purchased from Columbus (AAA).
2009/03/24Assigned by the Cleveland Indians to their minor league camp.
2008/07/07Acquired from the Milwaukee Brewers.
2008/03/15Assigned by the Milwaukee Brewers to their minor league camp.

Trades

2014/02/06Signed by the Baltimore Orioles to a minor league contract.
2008/07/07Cleveland Indians traded C.C. Sabathia to Milwaukee Brewers for Matt LaPorta, Rob Bryson, Zach Jackson and a player to be named later (Michael Brantley, Oct.3, 2008).
2007/06/07Drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 1st round (7th overall) in 2007.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2013ColumbusAAA4416421399010281730001.238.310.476.786
2013AZL IndiansR134191240412910001.293.404.6831.087
2012ClevelandAL22582142015117000.241.267.328.595
2012ColumbusAAA10137556991911962448103-.264.350.472.822
2011ClevelandAL107352348723111532387107.247.299.412.711
2011ColumbusAAA292400130100-.444.444.7781.222
2010ClevelandAL11037641831511241468200-.221.306.362.668
2010ColumbusAAA186972540516121001-.362.457.6381.095
2009ClevelandAL5218129461307211237204.254.308.442.750
2009ColumbusAAA933386310123217604256139.299.388.530.918
2008AkronAA17606141028412001.233.299.350.649
2008HuntsvilleAA84302568723220664563212.288.402.576.978
2007West VirginiaA23881828801027722010.318.392.7501.142
2007HelenaR72747102418000.259.286.519.805
2007FloridaNCAA52169606810020525516214.402.582.8171.399
2006FloridaNCAA4315831412014382834004.259.410.538.948
2005FloridaNCAA702657587162267944653410.328.438.6981.136
2004FloridaNCAA5013031375014371339121.285.371.6461.017
TotalAL29196710623053231120822233011.238.301.393.694
TotalAAA258955149268553521691151781710.281.365.508.873
TotalAA1013626210124222744975213.279.386.539.925
TotalA23881828801027722010.318.392.7501.142
TotalR20681319506161018001.279.363.618.981
TotalNCAA215722197233332742061401546719.323.459.6811.140

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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