MLB

Matt Carson # - OF

  • Age: 33
  • DOB: 1981/07/01
  • POB: Newport Beach, CA
  • Height: 6-2 Weight: 200lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 4
  • Drafted by NY Yankees in 2002 (5th round).

Scouting Report

AssetsDisplays an intriguing power-speed combination. Is especially effective against left-handed pitching.
FlawsStrikes out too much to be more of an offensive factor. Is only average with the glove in the outfield.
Career potentialBackup outfielder.

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/03/22Released by the Cleveland Indians.
2013/12/13Re-signed by the Cleveland Indians to a minor league contract.
2013/12/02Cleveland Indians declined to tender a contract.
2013/08/28Contract purchased from Columbus (AAA).
2013/03/31Assigned by the Cleveland Indians to their minor league camp.
2012/11/19Signed by the Cleveland Indians to a minor league contract.
2012/10/24Outrighted to Rochester (AAA).
2012/08/31Recalled from Rochester (AAA).
2012/08/24Optioned to Rochester (AAA).
2012/08/17Contract purchased from Rochester (AAA).
2012/03/22Assigned by the Minnesota Twins to their minor league camp.
2011/11/17Signed by the Minnesota Twins to a minor league contract.
2011/09/30Filed for free agency.
2011/08/01Acquired from the Oakland Athletics.
2011/03/30Assigned by the Oakland Athletics to their minor league camp.
2010/11/02Re-signed by the Oakland Athletics to a minor league contract.
2010/11/02Outrighted to Sacramento (AAA).
2010/10/03Missed the last 3 regular season games (lower back spasms).
2010/10/01Lower back spasms, day-to-day.
2010/08/24Recalled from Sacramento (AAA).
2010/08/09Optioned to Sacramento (AAA).
2010/07/05Recalled from Sacramento (AAA).
2010/06/15Optioned to Sacramento (AAA).
2010/06/12Missed 2 games (jaw injury).
2010/06/10Jaw injury, day-to-day.
2010/06/08Recalled from Sacramento (AAA).
2010/04/30Optioned to Sacramento (AAA).
2010/04/22Contract purchased from Sacramento (AAA).
2010/03/21Assigned by the Oakland Athletics to their minor league camp.
2009/10/30Outrighted to Sacramento (AAA).
2009/09/18Contract purchased from Sacramento (AAA).

Trades

2012/11/19Signed by the Cleveland Indians to a minor league contract.
2011/11/17Signed by the Minnesota Twins to a minor league contract.
2011/08/01Oakland Athletics traded Matt Carson to the Tampa Bay Rays for cash.
2008/12/01Signed by the Oakland Athletics to a minor league contract.
2002/06/04Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 5th round in 2002.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2014ColumbusAAA82274477113110322785111-.259.335.423.758
2013ClevelandAL201157001311300.636.692.9091.601
2013ColumbusAAA121436571101621449391191443.252.322.394.716
2012MinnesotaAL26663151004221000.227.246.242.488
2012RochesterAAA1154226411928214533710695-.282.347.457.804
2011DurhamAAA228415217051092500-.250.337.512.849
2011SacramentoAAA903686110534119652788111-.285.338.538.876
2010OaklandAL3679714204922340-.177.193.354.547
2010SacramentoAAA64244537418213362458134-.303.377.553.930
2009OaklandAL102116001507000.286.273.429.702
2009SacramentoAAA11844068116293257738941540.264.327.514.841
2008Scranton/WBAAA843055388106103821631030.289.347.459.806
2008TrentonAA27112173174526920111.277.331.545.876
2007TrentonAA12947172117243167633109904.248.306.414.720
2006TrentonAA29861022812942500-.256.304.442.746
2006TampaA40136153341821213153-.243.346.463.809
2005TrentonAA289910195015025230.192.208.273.481
2005TampaA84321438114383931681022.252.330.389.719
2004TampaA37129162270317633210.171.213.295.508
2004Battle CreekA9538159116232125822782178.304.355.470.825
2003Battle CreekA11943261112201115237100114.259.322.387.709
2002Staten IslandA481771936841111148411.203.264.311.575
TotalAL92177164230621552700.237.257.356.613
TotalAAA69625734187041551711036022263883223.274.339.475.814
TotalAA21376810918944824116461791245.246.298.418.716
TotalA4231576213400761143198128358431515.254.319.398.717

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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