Michael Saunders

Michael Saunders #16

  • OF
  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 4" /225
  • Age: 32

MLB Career Stats

AB AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2455 .232 81 263 55 .701

Bio

  • Full Name: Michael Edward Brett Saunders
  • Pronunciation: SAWN-derz
  • Nickname: The Condor
  • Born: 11/19/1986 in Victoria, BC, Canada
  • Draft: 2004, Seattle Mariners, 11th rd. (333rd overall)
  • College: Tallahassee CC, FL
  • Debut: 7/25/2009
Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
MLB Career Stats 2455 324 570 81 263 55 .232 .305 .701
  • Status: Released

Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Exit Velocity (mph) Avg HR Distance (feet) Avg Launch Angle (deg)
- - - - - - - -
MLB Avg - - - - 88.4 398 12.4
Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Exit Velocity (mph) Avg HR Distance (feet) Avg Launch Angle (deg)
- - - - - - - -
MLB Avg - - - - 88.4 398 12.4

Stats

Stats

Year Team LG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS GO/AO
2009 SEA AL 46 122 13 27 34 1 3 0 4 6 0 40 4 1 .221 .258 .279 .537 1.11
2010 SEA AL 100 289 29 61 106 11 2 10 33 35 0 84 6 3 .211 .295 .367 .662 0.75
2011 SEA AL 58 161 16 24 35 5 0 2 8 12 1 56 6 2 .149 .207 .217 .424 0.73
2012 SEA AL 139 507 71 125 219 31 3 19 57 43 0 132 21 4 .247 .306 .432 .738 1.11
2013 SEA AL 132 406 59 96 161 23 3 12 46 54 4 118 13 5 .236 .323 .397 .720 1.11
2014 SEA AL 78 231 38 63 104 11 3 8 34 26 1 59 4 5 .273 .341 .450 .791 0.92
2015 TOR AL 9 31 2 6 6 0 0 0 3 5 0 10 0 0 .194 .306 .194 .499 4.33
2016 TOR AL 140 490 70 124 234 32 3 24 57 59 2 157 1 2 .253 .338 .478 .815 1.20
2017 PHI NL 61 200 25 41 72 9 2 6 20 13 2 51 0 1 .205 .257 .360 .617 1.08
2017 TOR AL 12 18 1 3 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 0 0 .167 .250 .167 .417 2.67
2017 [+] 2 teams - 73 218 26 44 75 9 2 6 21 15 2 55 0 1 .202 .256 .344 .600 1.16
MLB Career - - 775 2455 324 570 974 123 19 81 263 255 10 711 55 23 .232 .305 .397 .701 1.05
Year Team LG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS GO/AO
2009 SEA AL 46 122 13 27 34 1 3 0 4 6 0 40 4 1 .221 .258 .279 .537 1.11
2010 SEA AL 100 289 29 61 106 11 2 10 33 35 0 84 6 3 .211 .295 .367 .662 0.75
2011 SEA AL 58 161 16 24 35 5 0 2 8 12 1 56 6 2 .149 .207 .217 .424 0.73
2012 SEA AL 139 507 71 125 219 31 3 19 57 43 0 132 21 4 .247 .306 .432 .738 1.11
2013 SEA AL 132 406 59 96 161 23 3 12 46 54 4 118 13 5 .236 .323 .397 .720 1.11
2014 SEA AL 78 231 38 63 104 11 3 8 34 26 1 59 4 5 .273 .341 .450 .791 0.92
2015 TOR AL 9 31 2 6 6 0 0 0 3 5 0 10 0 0 .194 .306 .194 .499 4.33
2016 TOR AL 140 490 70 124 234 32 3 24 57 59 2 157 1 2 .253 .338 .478 .815 1.20
2017 PHI NL 61 200 25 41 72 9 2 6 20 13 2 51 0 1 .205 .257 .360 .617 1.08
2017 TOR AL 12 18 1 3 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 0 0 .167 .250 .167 .417 2.67
2017 [+] 2 teams - 73 218 26 44 75 9 2 6 21 15 2 55 0 1 .202 .256 .344 .600 1.16
MLB Career - - 775 2455 324 570 974 123 19 81 263 255 10 711 55 23 .232 .305 .397 .701 1.05
*Since 2006

Advanced Stats

Year Team LG PA TB XBH HBP SAC SF BABIP GIDP GIDPO NP P/PA ROE LOB WO
2009 SEA AL 129 34 4 0 1 0 .329 1 14 517 4.01 1 40 0
2010 SEA AL 327 106 23 0 2 1 .260 1 31 1370 4.19 0 128 0
2011 SEA AL 179 35 7 0 5 1 .212 1 25 765 4.27 0 83 0
2012 SEA AL 553 219 53 1 1 1 .297 6 80 2181 3.94 6 195 0
2013 SEA AL 468 161 38 1 1 6 .298 6 55 1884 4.03 6 162 0
2014 SEA AL 263 104 22 0 2 4 .327 2 33 1028 3.91 5 77 0
2015 TOR AL 36 6 0 0 0 0 .286 1 4 159 4.42 2 14 0
2016 TOR AL 558 234 59 5 1 3 .321 14 69 2383 4.27 5 220 0
2017 PHI NL 214 72 17 1 0 0 .245 2 34 906 4.23 0 94 0
2017 TOR AL 20 3 0 0 0 0 .214 0 2 79 3.95 1 9 0
2017 [+] 2 teams - 234 75 17 1 0 0 .242 2 36 985 4.21 1 103 0
MLB Career - - 2747 974 223 8 13 16 .291 34 347 11272 4.10 26 1022 0
Year Team LG PA TB XBH HBP SAC SF BABIP GIDP GIDPO NP P/PA ROE LOB WO
2009 SEA AL 129 34 4 0 1 0 .329 1 14 517 4.01 1 40 0
2010 SEA AL 327 106 23 0 2 1 .260 1 31 1370 4.19 0 128 0
2011 SEA AL 179 35 7 0 5 1 .212 1 25 765 4.27 0 83 0
2012 SEA AL 553 219 53 1 1 1 .297 6 80 2181 3.94 6 195 0
2013 SEA AL 468 161 38 1 1 6 .298 6 55 1884 4.03 6 162 0
2014 SEA AL 263 104 22 0 2 4 .327 2 33 1028 3.91 5 77 0
2015 TOR AL 36 6 0 0 0 0 .286 1 4 159 4.42 2 14 0
2016 TOR AL 558 234 59 5 1 3 .321 14 69 2383 4.27 5 220 0
2017 PHI NL 214 72 17 1 0 0 .245 2 34 906 4.23 0 94 0
2017 TOR AL 20 3 0 0 0 0 .214 0 2 79 3.95 1 9 0
2017 [+] 2 teams - 234 75 17 1 0 0 .242 2 36 985 4.21 1 103 0
MLB Career - - 2747 974 223 8 13 16 .291 34 347 11272 4.10 26 1022 0
*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Statcast Events

Awards

Awards

AL All-Star

Year Team League
2016 Toronto AL

WBC All-Tournament Team

Year Team League
2013 Canada WBC

World Baseball Classic Pool D MVP

Year Team League
2013 Canada WBC

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2007 High Desert CAL

CAL Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/14/2007 High Desert CAL
06/11/2007 High Desert CAL

CAL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2007 High Desert CAL

Leaderboards

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2012 21 13th in AL

Slugging Percentage

Season SLG Rank
2016 .478 25th in AL

Doubles

Season 2B Rank
2016 32 25th in AL

Strikeouts

Season SO Rank
2012 132 21st in AL
2016 157 12th in AL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2014 5 18th in AL

Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 21, 2018 Charlotte Knights released OF Michael Saunders.
May 21, 2018 Chicago White Sox signed free agent OF Michael Saunders to a minor league contract.
May 21, 2018 OF Michael Saunders assigned to Charlotte Knights.
May 15, 2018 Norfolk Tides released DH Michael Saunders.
April 2, 2018 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent OF Michael Saunders to a minor league contract.
April 2, 2018 DH Michael Saunders assigned to Norfolk Tides.
March 24, 2018 Kansas City Royals released RF Michael Saunders.
March 1, 2018 Kansas City Royals invited non-roster RF Michael Saunders to spring training.
February 23, 2018 Pittsburgh Pirates released RF Michael Saunders.
February 21, 2018 Pittsburgh Pirates signed free agent RF Michael Saunders to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
February 21, 2018 RF Michael Saunders assigned to Indianapolis Indians.
November 2, 2017 LF Michael Saunders elected free agency.
August 8, 2017 Buffalo Bisons activated LF Michael Saunders from the 7-day disabled list.
August 2, 2017 Buffalo Bisons placed RF Michael Saunders on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to July 31, 2017.
June 28, 2017 Toronto Blue Jays signed free agent RF Michael Saunders to a minor league contract.
June 28, 2017 RF Michael Saunders assigned to Buffalo Bisons.
June 23, 2017 Philadelphia Phillies released RF Michael Saunders.
June 20, 2017 Philadelphia Phillies designated RF Michael Saunders for assignment.
January 19, 2017 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent RF Michael Saunders.
November 3, 2016 LF Michael Saunders elected free agency.
November 2, 2015 Toronto Blue Jays activated LF Michael Saunders from the 60-day disabled list.
August 25, 2015 Toronto Blue Jays transferred RF Michael Saunders from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Left knee inflammation
May 10, 2015 Toronto Blue Jays placed RF Michael Saunders on the 15-day disabled list. Left knee inflammation
April 25, 2015 Toronto Blue Jays activated RF Michael Saunders from the 15-day disabled list.
April 9, 2015 Toronto Blue Jays sent OF Michael Saunders on a rehab assignment to Dunedin Blue Jays.
April 5, 2015 Toronto Blue Jays placed RF Michael Saunders on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 27, 2015. Left knee meniscus tear.
December 3, 2014 Seattle Mariners traded RF Michael Saunders to Toronto Blue Jays for LHP J.A. Happ.
September 8, 2014 Seattle Mariners activated RF Michael Saunders from the 15-day disabled list.
August 7, 2014 Seattle Mariners sent OF Michael Saunders on a rehab assignment to Tacoma Rainiers.
July 11, 2014 Seattle Mariners placed RF Michael Saunders on the 15-day disabled list. Strained left oblique
June 27, 2014 Seattle Mariners activated RF Michael Saunders from the 15-day disabled list.
June 20, 2014 Seattle Mariners sent RF Michael Saunders on a rehab assignment to Tacoma Rainiers.
June 12, 2014 Seattle Mariners placed RF Michael Saunders on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 11, 2014. Right AC joint inflammation.
April 29, 2013 Seattle Mariners activated RF Michael Saunders from the 15-day disabled list.
April 26, 2013 Seattle Mariners sent RF Michael Saunders on a rehab assignment to Tacoma Rainiers.
April 11, 2013 Seattle Mariners placed RF Michael Saunders on the 15-day disabled list. Sprained Right Shoulder
September 6, 2011 Seattle Mariners recalled Michael Saunders from Tacoma Rainiers.
August 12, 2011 Michael Saunders roster status changed by Tacoma Rainiers.
August 3, 2011 Tacoma Rainiers placed CF Michael Saunders on the temporarily inactive list.
July 2, 2011 Tacoma Rainiers activated CF Michael Saunders from the temporarily inactive list.
June 17, 2011 Tacoma Rainiers placed CF Michael Saunders on the temporarily inactive list.
June 3, 2011 Seattle Mariners optioned CF Michael Saunders to Tacoma Rainiers.
May 6, 2010 Seattle Mariners recalled Michael Saunders from Tacoma Rainiers.
May 6, 2010 Seattle Mariners activated CF Michael Saunders.
March 18, 2010 Seattle Mariners optioned Michael Saunders to Tacoma Rainiers.
July 25, 2009 Seattle Mariners selected the contract of Michael Saunders from Tacoma Rainiers.
July 9, 2009 Michael Saunders roster status changed by Tacoma Rainiers.
July 2, 2009 Tacoma Rainiers placed LF Michael Saunders on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to June 30, 2009.
April 30, 2009 Tacoma Rainiers activated LF Michael Saunders from the 7-day disabled list.
April 7, 2009 Tacoma Rainiers placed CF Michael Saunders on the 7-day disabled list.

Michael Edward Brett Saunders Bio Info