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Jason Giambi #25 - DH/1B

Cleveland

  • Age: 43
  • DOB: 1971/01/08
  • POB: West Covina, CA
  • Height: 6-3 Weight: 240lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/R
  • MLB Seasons: 19
  • Drafted by Oakland in 1992 (2nd round).
  • Current Status: Rib injury, 15-day DL, 15-day DL

Scouting Report

AssetsHas great power and terrific plate discipline. Can get red-hot with the bat for stretches. Is a very likeable teammate and a true leader.
FlawsWhile he has enjoyed playing first base over the years, his fielding is terrible on the whole. Is also a slow base-runner that clogs things up at times.
Career potentialVeteran slugger in decline.

Honours and Awards

2005AL - Players Choice Awards (Comeback Player of the Year)
2004Named to the All-Star Game
2003Named to the All-Star Game
2002AL - Silver Slugger
2002AL - Comeback player of the year
2002Named to the All-Star Game
2001AL - Silver Slugger
2001Named to the All-Star Game
2000AL - Most Valuable Player Award
2000Hutch Award (Best exemplifies the fighting spirit and competitive desire)
2000Named to the All-Star Game

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/03/30Rib injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to March 21st, 2014).
2014/03/25Contract purchased from Columbus (AAA).
2013/10/31Filed for free agency.
2013/10/31Re-signed by the Cleveland Indians to a minor league contract.
2013/10/02Missed the last regular season and first playoff games (forearm injury).
2013/04/12Missed 8 games (lower back strain).
2013/03/25Contract purchased from Columbus (AAA).
2013/03/25Lower back strain, 15-day DL.
2013/02/09Signed by the Cleveland Indians to a minor league contract.
2012/10/29Filed for free agency.
2012/10/03Missed the last 10 regular season games (viral illness).
2012/09/24Viral illness, day-to-day.
2012/09/01Missed 33 games (viral infection).
2012/07/24Viral infection, 15-day DL (retroactive to July 21st, 2012).
2012/07/05Missed 1 game (back injury).
2012/07/04Back injury, day-to-day.
2011/10/29Colorado Rockies exercised their contract option for next season.
2011/08/12Missed 16 games (left quad).
2011/07/26Left quad, 15-day DL.
2011/03/31Contract purchased from Colorado Springs (AAA).
2011/01/17Re-signed by the Colorado Rockies to a minor league contract.
2010/10/03Missed the last 7 regular season games (biceps injury).
2010/09/27Biceps injury, day-to-day.
2010/01/23Re-signed by the Colorado Rockies to a one-year contract.
2009/11/05Filed for free agency.
2009/09/01Contract purchased from Colorado Springs (AAA).
2009/08/24Signed by the Colorado Rockies to a minor league contract.
2009/08/07Released by the Oakland Athletics.
2009/07/20Quadriceps injury, early September.
2009/07/16Missed 1 game (elbow injury).
2009/07/12Elbow injury, day-to-day.
2009/01/07Signed as a free agent by the Oakland Athletics to a one-year contract.
2008/11/04New York Yankees declined their contract option for next season.
2008/04/08Missed 2 games (groin).
2008/04/06Groin, day-to-day.
2007/09/24Missed 1 game (foot injury).
2007/09/23Foot injury, day-to-day.
2007/08/07Missed 61 games (foot injury).
2007/06/01Foot injury, 15-day DL.
2007/05/31Foot injury, day-to-day.
2007/05/29Missed 1 game (heel injury).
2007/05/21Missed 1 game (heel injury).
2007/05/20Heel injury, day-to-day.
2007/05/12Missed 3 games (foot injury).
2007/05/10Foot injury, day-to-day.
2007/05/02Heel injury, day-to-day.
2006/09/27Missed 6 games (left wrist injury).
2006/09/20Left wrist injury, day-to-day.
2006/09/12Missed 3 games (left hand injury).
2006/09/09Left hand injury, day-to-day.
2006/08/10Missed 1 game (right elbow injury).
2006/08/09Right elbow injury, day-to-day.
2006/06/25Back injury, day-to-day.
2006/06/14Missed 2 games (hand injury).
2006/06/11Hand injury, day-to-day.
2006/06/05Missed 2 games (stomach virus).
2006/06/03Stomach virus, day-to-day.
2006/05/17Missed 1 game (neck injury).
2006/05/16Neck injury, day-to-day.
2005/05/03Missed 2 games (forearm injury).
2005/05/01Forearm injury, day-to-day.
2004/10/05Did not make the New York Yankees playoff roster.
2004/09/14Missed 49 games (benign tumor).
2004/07/30Benign tumor, 15-day DL (retroactive to July 24th, 2004).
2004/07/26Parasites, day-to-day.
2004/07/23Missed 1 game (parasites).
2004/07/22Parasites, day-to-day.
2004/07/03Missed 1 game (parasites).
2004/07/02Parasites, day-to-day.
2004/07/01Missed 1 game (parasites).
2004/06/29Parasites, day-to-day.
2004/06/06Missed 13 games (sprained right ankle).
2004/05/22Sprained right ankle, 15-day DL.
2004/05/19Missed 2 games (hip injury).
2004/05/16Hip injury, day-to-day.
2003/08/22Missed 0 games (shoulder injury).
2003/08/21Shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2003/05/13Missed 2 games (left eye injury).
2003/05/10Left eye injury, day-to-day.
2002/09/23Missed 3 games (back injury).
2002/09/21Back injury, day-to-day.
2002/09/14Missed 1 game (wrist injury).
2002/09/13Wrist injury, day-to-day.
2001/12/13Signed as a free agent by the New York Yankees to a seven-year contract.
2001/09/10Missed 1 game (left hamstring injury).
2001/09/09Left hamstring injury, day-to-day.
2001/07/07Missed 2 games (right calf injury).
2001/07/05Right calf injury, day-to-day.

Trades

2013/02/09Signed by the Cleveland Indians to a minor league contract.
2009/08/24Signed by the Colorado Rockies to a minor league contract.
2009/01/07Signed as a free agent by the Oakland Athletics.
2001/12/13Signed as a free agent by the New York Yankees.
1992/06/01Drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 2nd round in 1992.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2013ClevelandAL711862134809312356010.183.282.371.653
2012ColoradoNL608972040182024000.225.372.303.675
2012Colorado SpringsAAA260210000200-.333.333.500.833
2012TulsaAA371300011200-.429.500.429.929
2011ColoradoNL6413120346013321745001.260.355.603.958
2011Colorado SpringsAAA372300030200-.429.500.429.929
2010ColoradoNL87176174390635354720-.244.378.398.776
2009ColoradoNL1924471021178000.292.452.5831.035
2009OaklandAL83269395213011405072003.193.332.364.696
2009Total Oak/ColMLB102293435914013515780003.201.343.382.725
2009Colorado SpringsAAA61848102463010.444.583.8331.416
2008NY YankeesAL1454586811319132967611121-.247.373.502.875
2007NY YankeesAL8325431608014394066101.236.356.433.789
2007Scranton/WBAAA4911001162011.111.467.444.911
2007TampaA51304100135000.308.438.385.823
2006NY YankeesAL1394469211325037113110106207.253.413.558.971
2005NY YankeesAL139417741131403287108109007.271.440.535.975
2004NY YankeesAL8026433559012404762014.208.342.379.721
2004TampaA2601000011000.167.286.167.453
2003NY YankeesAL1565359713425041107129140214.250.412.527.939
2002NY YankeesAL15556012017634141122109112224.314.435.5981.033
2001OaklandAL15452010917847238120129832011.342.477.6601.137
2000OaklandAL1525101081702914313713796206.333.476.6471.123
1999OaklandAL15857511518136133123105106117.315.422.553.975
1998OaklandAL1535629216628027110811022214.295.384.489.873
1997OaklandAL1425196615241220815589017.293.362.495.857
1996OaklandAL14053684156401207951950111.291.355.481.836
1995OaklandAL541762745706252831214.256.364.398.762
1995EdmontonAAA5519034652613413426009.342.441.537.978
1994TacomaAAA5217628562004382532108.318.388.500.888
1994HuntsvilleAA5619331439063027310011.223.319.363.682
1993ModestoA893137291162126073472319.291.436.470.906
1992South OregonA13419133031396111.317.440.6101.050
TotalMLB22347207122420024039438143613571560201291.278.400.519.919
TotalAL20046787117618983839416135012781436181290.280.402.523.925
TotalNL23042048104200228679124201.248.375.452.827
TotalAAA12240669135481108771671218.333.424.530.954
TotalAA5920032469063128330011.230.325.365.690
TotalA10937381109202157486593420.292.434.477.911

Legend:

GP - games played
GS - games started
W - wins
L - losses
SV - saves
CG - complete games
SHO - shutouts
IP - innings pitched
H - hits
R - runs
ER - earned runs
HR - homeruns
BB - walks or base on balls
K - strikouts
WHIP - walks and hits per inning pitched
ERA - earned runs avverage


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