Carlos Delgado

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  • 1B
  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 3"/245

Carlos Delgado MLB Career Stats

.280 473 1512 14 .929

Carlos Delgado Bio

  • Full Name: Carlos Juan Delgado
  • Born: 6/25/1972 in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
  • High School: Jose De Diego Superior, Mayaguez, PR
  • Debut: October 1, 1993
  • Ret., Final Game: 5/10/2009
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MLB Career Stats 7283 1241 2038 473 1512 14 .280 .383 .929


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Carlos Delgado Awards

AL All-Star

Year Team League
2000 Toronto AL
2003 Toronto AL

AL Silver Slugger

Year Team League
1999 Toronto AL
2000 Toronto AL
2003 Toronto AL

Home Run Derby Participant

Year Team League
2000 Toronto AL
2003 Toronto AL

Roberto Clemente Award

Year Team League
2006 NY Mets NL

AL Hank Aaron Award

Year Team League
2000 Toronto AL

AL Player of the Week

Week Team League
06/07/1998 Toronto AL
08/23/1998 Toronto AL
04/23/2000 Toronto AL
06/11/2000 Toronto AL
07/09/2000 Toronto AL
04/08/2001 Toronto AL
09/29/2002 Toronto AL
09/28/2003 Toronto AL
09/05/2004 Toronto AL

MLB Players Choice Player of the Year

Year Team League
2000 Toronto AL

MLB Players Choice AL Outstanding Player

Year Team League
2000 Toronto AL

Blue Jays Level of Excellence

Year Team League
2013 Toronto AL

Marlins Charlie Hough Good Guy Award

Year Team League
2005 Florida NL

Carlos Delgado Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
2000 .344 4th in AL
2003 .302 15th in AL
2005 .301 13th in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
1997 30 15th in AL
1998 38 9th in AL
1999 44 3rd in AL
2000 41 4th in AL
2001 39 6th in AL
2002 33 9th in AL
2003 42 2nd in AL
2004 32 9th in AL
2005 33 9th in NL
2006 38 8th in NL
2008 38 3rd in NL

Runs Batted In

Season RBI Rank
1997 91 24th in AL
1998 115 11th in AL
1999 134 3rd in AL
2000 137 4th in AL
2001 102 18th in AL
2002 108 10th in AL
2003 145 1st in AL
2004 99 16th in AL
2005 115 5th in NL
2006 114 9th in NL
2008 115 5th in NL

On-base Plus Slugging

Season OPS Rank
1997 .878 18th in AL
1998 .978 7th in AL
1999 .948 15th in AL
2000 1.134 2nd in AL
2001 .948 9th in AL
2002 .955 8th in AL
2003 1.019 1st in AL
2004 .907 11th in AL
2005 .981 3rd in NL
2006 .909 14th in NL
2008 .871 23rd in NL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
1998 .385 13th in AL
2000 .470 2nd in AL
2001 .408 5th in AL
2002 .406 6th in AL
2003 .426 2nd in AL
2004 .372 20th in AL
2005 .399 9th in NL

Slugging Percentage

Season SLG Rank
1997 .528 14th in AL
1998 .592 5th in AL
1999 .571 8th in AL
2000 .664 2nd in AL
2001 .540 12th in AL
2002 .549 8th in AL
2003 .593 2nd in AL
2004 .535 9th in AL
2005 .582 3rd in NL
2006 .548 12th in NL
2008 .518 13th in NL

Runs Scored

Season R Rank
1999 113 11th in AL
2000 115 7th in AL
2001 102 12th in AL
2002 103 12th in AL
2003 117 4th in AL
2008 96 17th in NL


Season BB Rank
1999 86 18th in AL
2000 123 2nd in AL
2001 111 2nd in AL
2002 102 4th in AL
2003 109 2nd in AL
2004 69 19th in AL
2005 72 19th in NL
2006 74 20th in NL
2008 72 22nd in NL


Season H Rank
2000 196 6th in AL
2003 172 21st in AL
2005 157 24th in NL


Season 2B Rank
1997 42 5th in AL
1998 43 5th in AL
1999 39 9th in AL
2000 57 1st in AL
2002 34 23rd in AL
2003 38 13th in AL
2005 41 10th in NL

Games Played

Season G Rank
1997 153 24th in AL
2000 162 1st in AL
2001 162 1st in AL
2003 161 4th in AL
2008 159 7th in NL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
2003 570 25th in AL
2008 598 18th in NL

Plate Appearances

Season PA Rank
1999 681 18th in AL
2000 711 6th in AL
2001 704 7th in AL
2003 705 8th in AL
2008 686 11th in NL

Total Bases

Season TB Rank
1997 274 24th in AL
1998 314 10th in AL
1999 327 10th in AL
2000 378 1st in AL
2001 310 14th in AL
2002 277 23rd in AL
2003 338 7th in AL
2005 303 6th in NL
2006 287 22nd in NL
2008 310 11th in NL


Season SO Rank
1996 139 8th in AL
1997 133 8th in AL
1998 139 5th in AL
1999 141 4th in AL
2000 104 24th in AL
2001 136 8th in AL
2002 126 11th in AL
2003 137 2nd in AL
2004 115 17th in AL
2005 121 11th in NL
2006 120 21st in NL
2008 124 17th in NL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
1996 9 10th in AL
1997 8 12th in AL
1998 11 8th in AL
1999 15 4th in AL
2000 15 1st in AL
2001 16 3rd in AL
2002 13 6th in AL
2003 19 3rd in AL
2004 13 6th in AL
2005 17 4th in NL
2006 10 20th in NL
2007 11 14th in NL
2008 8 21st in NL

Carlos Delgado Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 6, 2010 1B Carlos Delgado elected free agency.
September 25, 2010 Pawtucket Red Sox activated 1B Carlos Delgado from the 7-day disabled list.
August 18, 2010 Pawtucket Red Sox placed 1B Carlos Delgado on the 7-day disabled list. lower back stiffness
August 9, 2010 1B Carlos Delgado assigned to Pawtucket Red Sox from Boston Red Sox.
August 8, 2010 Boston Red Sox signed free agent 1B Carlos Delgado to a minor league contract.
November 5, 2009 1B Carlos Delgado elected free agency.
June 5, 2009 New York Mets transferred 1B Carlos Delgado from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
May 16, 2009 New York Mets placed 1B Carlos Delgado on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 11, 2009. Right hip impingement.

Carlos Juan Delgado Bio Info

Carlos Juan Delgado is a graduate of Jose de Diego (PR) High School...Participated in baseball, volleyball and track and field...Joined the Major League Baseball All-Star team for the November, 2000 Japan Series...Also was a member of the Major League Baseball All-Star team that played a series of games in Japan in November, 1998...Was named the Neil MacCarl Award Winner as the Blue Jays Player of the Year by the Toronto chapter of the BBWAA in both 1997 and 1998...Named the Player of the Year by the New York Chapter of the BBWAA in 2000...Was the 2000 recipient of the Hank Aaron Award for the American League...Started the Extra Bases Foundation to fund charitable organizations that focus on improving the lives of children in Canada, the United States and Puerto Rico...The foundation supports organizations such as Casa Juan Bosco, which provides snacks, tutoring and activities to keep children off the streets and out of trouble in Delgado's hometown of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico...Donated money for each home run hit during the 2006 season to Extra Bases...Carlos and Extra Bases donated money to the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club in 2006...Participated in a home run derby against Carlos Beltran on January 29, 2006 at Hiram Bithorn Stadium in Puerto Rico...Proceeds went to benefit a scholarship fund for the Puerto Rico Baseball Academy and High School...Was the 2006 National recipient of the Roberto Clemente Award, which he accepted before Game Three of the World Series...Received a Thurman Munson Award on January 30, 2007, and was also named the Sports Humanitarian of the Year by the New Jersey Sports Writers Association on January 28, 2007...Was honored with the Joan Payson Award, given annually by the New York Chapter of the BBWAA, for his outstanding community service on January 28, 2007...In 2007 and again in 2008, he donated $100,000 to the Extra Bases Foundation...The Mets Foundation matched the donation...Is a member of the New York Action Team, part of a national youth volunteer program administered by the Major League Baseball Players Trust and Volunteers of America that is inspiring and training the next generation of volunteers...Held a one-day fantasy camp at Roberto Clemente Stadiumin Puerto Rico in January of 2008 to raisemoney for his charity, Extra Bases...In January, 2009, donated $350,000 to numerous charities throughout his native Puerto Rico as well as the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club in the Bronx, NY. 2008 Registered his 11th season with 30 or more home runs with his two solo blasts on August 27th at Philadelphia which is the fourth-most among active players, trailing Manny Ramirez, Alex Rodriguez and Jim Thome...Those three players each have 12 seasons of 30 or more home runs...Finished fifth in the National League in RBI, third in home runs and 13th in slugging percentage...Now has nine seasons with 100 or more RBI to tie him with Vladimir Guerrero, Chipper Jones and Jim Thome for the fourthmost 100 RBI seasons among active players, behind Manny Ramirez (12), Alex Rodriguez (11), and Frank Thomas (11)...Had a .285 (83-291) batting average with runners on base, with 19 home runs and 96 RBI...Batted .273 (106-388) vs. righthanded pitching with 26 home runs and 74 RBI...For the year, he had 41 multiple-hit games: 26 games with two hits, 13 games with three hits, one game with four hits and one game with five hits...Reached base safely in 34 straight games (via a hit, walk or hit-by-pitch) from August 23, 2007 through April 15, 2008...It was the third longest streak in Mets history behind John Olerud (47 games, 1998-1999 seasons) and David Wright (35 straight in 2006-2007)...Over those 34 games, he hit .294 (35-119) with 12 walks and five hit-by pitches...Became the All-Time home run and RBI leader for a Puerto Rican-born player...Established home run mark after swatting his 435th career home run, one more than Juan Gonzalez, on May 3rd at Arizona (Webb)...He drove in two runs in the first game of a June 15th doubleheader vs. Texas to give him 1,406 RBI, two more than Gonzalez...Hit safely in nine straight games, April 30th-May 11th (.353, 12-34)...Hit a home run in three straight games, May 22nd-May 24th...His triple on June 8th at San Diego was his 1,900th career hit and his first triple since August 29, 2006 at Colorado...Collected his 1,400th RBI on June 3rd at San Francisco...From June 27th until the end of the season, he finished second in the major leagues in home runs with 27, two behind Ryan Howard and third in RBI (80) over that stretch...Of his 80 RBI over this span, 20 gave the Mets the lead...Set a franchise record with nine RBI on June 27th against the Yankees at Yankee Stadium in the first game of a split stadium doubleheader...The previous record was eight RBI by Dave Kingman on June 4, 1976 at Los Angeles...The nine RBI are also the most ever in a game during Interleague play...Hit his 12th career grand slam that day (Ohlendorf)...From July 1st until the end of the season, he hit .313 (94-300) with 57 runs scored, 19 doubles, 24 home runs and 70 RBI...Collected 30 contests with two or more RBI...Had 18, two RBI games, eight games with three RBI, two games with four, one game with six, against Houston on August 25th and the nine-RBI game vs. the Yankees...His RBI single in the ninth inning at Cincinnati on July 17th keyed a four-run rally as the Mets defeated the Reds, 10-8...Compiled a .357 (35-98) batting mark in July, with nine home runs and 24 RBI in 26 games...His nine home runs in July were his most since hitting nine during his first month with the Mets in April, 2006...Came through with a game winning RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning on August 21st against the Braves as the Mets won, 5-4...Tied his career-high with a 5-5 effort on August 21st vs. Atlanta...Also collected five hits on May 7, 1998 with Toronto at Seattle...Connected on two home runs vs. Washington (off John Lannan and Charlie Manning) on September 9th...It was the 49th career multi-home run game of his career and his seventh of 2008...His seven multi-home run games were a new career-high, breaking his previous mark of six set in 1998 and 1999 with Toronto and tied for the most in franchise history with Dave Kingman, who had seven multi-home run games in 1976...Smashed his 466th career home run on September 9th vs. Washington (Manning) which moved him past Dave Winfield and into sole possession of 30th place all-time...Also moved passed Jose Canseco, Carl Yastrzemski, Jeff Bagwell, Dave Kingman, Andre Dawson, Juan Gonzalez and Cal Ripken, Jr. on the home run list during the 2008 season...Hit two home runs, April 27th vs. Atlanta (off John Smoltz and Will Ohman), June 27th at Yankee Stadium (off Ross Ohlendorf and LaTroy Hawkins), July 26th vs. St. Louis (off Joel Pineiro and Ron Villone), August 25th vs. Houston (off Brian Moehler and Wesley Wright), August 27th at Philadelphia (off Kyle Kendrick and Rudy Seanez), and September 7th vs. the Phillies (off Cole Hamels-2)...His two consecutive home run games vs. the Phillies on September 7th and Washington on September 9th marked the first time in his career that he had back-to-back multiple home run games...Played his 2000th major league game on September 19th at Atlanta...Became the eighth player born in Puerto Rico to reach the 2000-game plateau, joining Roberto Clemente (2,433), Roberto Alomar (3,379), Jose Cruz (2,353), Ivan Rodriguez (2,264), Orlando Cepeda (2,124), Ruben Sierra (2,186) and Bernie Williams (2,076)...His first inning double on September 21st at Atlanta gave him 10 seasons with 30 or more home runs and 30 or more doubles, which is tied with Manny Ramirez for the most such seasons in major league history...Collected his 2,000th career hit on September 21st at Atlanta...Became the sixth player in franchise history to collect his 2,000th hit with the Mets, joining Duke Snider (1963), Ken Boyer (1967), Keith Hernandez (1987), Todd Zeile (2001) and Shawn Green (2007)...Connected on his second grand slam of the season and 13th of his career on September 24th vs. the Chicago Cubs (off Carlos Zambrano)...Had at least 20 RBI in each of the last four months (20 RBI in June, 24 RBI in July, 24 RBI in August, 22 RBI in September)...It was the first time he had 20 RBI or more in four consecutive months since April-August, 2000...Ranks first all-time with 153 RBI and is fourth with 50 home runs in Interleague play. 2007 Moved into sole possession of 38th place on the All-Time Home Run List with his 427th career home run on August 31st at Atlanta (Tim Hudson)...Passed Billy Williams on the List...His three-run shot gave New York a 3-0 lead in a game they won, 7-1...Also passed Darrell Evans and Mike Piazza on the All-Time List in 2007...Hit .321 (17-53) in September and batted .323 (32-99) in July...Also drove in 20 runs in May...Had four home runs and 10 RBI over his last nine contests...Had an RBI in six of his last nine games (10 total)...In his last 17 games with an at-bat he had six home runs and 17 RBI...From August 25th-September 21st, he hit in 12 of 14 contests (13-45, .289) with four, two-hit games and one, three-hit game...Had 22 RBI, 15 runs scored and six walks in his last 26 games of the year...Left the game on September 4th at Cincinnati with a strained right hip flexor...Didn't play again until September 21st...Hit home runs in consecutive games, August 31st-September 1st...On September 1st, he went deep off Atlanta's Chuck James and on August 31st, he belted a three-run shot vs. the Braves (Tim Hudson)...Cracked his 20th home run on August 31st at Atlanta (Hudson)...Has 12 consecutive seasons of 20 or more home runs...Left the game on August 15th at Pittsburgh with a hyperextended left knee...Returned to action on August 21st vs. San Diego...Tied the franchise record with four walks in a nine-inning game on August 3rd at Chicago...Also delivered the game-winning RBI double in the top of the ninth inning of that contest in a 6-2 win...Collected his 1,800th career hit on July 20th at Los Angeles with his single in the sixth inning (off Brett Tomko)...Moved into sole possession of 39th place on the All-Time Home Run List with his 421st career home run on July 7th at Houston (Woody Williams)...Moved into a tie for 39th place with Mike Piazza with his 420th career home run on July 1st at Philadelphia (Kyle Kendrick)...Moved into sole possession of 40th place on the All-Time Home Run List with his 415th career home run, June 2nd vs. Arizona (Livan Hernandez)...Belted two home runs, May 29th vs. San Francisco (Tim Lincecum and Armando Benitez) for his 42nd career multi-home run game...Registered his fifth career walk-off home run, May 29th vs. San Francisco (Armando Benitez) with a solo shot in the bottom of the 12th inning to give the Mets a 5-4 victory... Delivered his second walk-off RBI during the Cubs series (May 14th-May 17th) with his two-run single in the bottom of the ninth on May 17th to lift the Mets to a 6-5 win...Delgado walked with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth to give the Mets a 5-4 victory over the Cubs on May 14th...The last Mets player to collect two walk-off RBI in the same series was Mike Cameron, who accomplished the feat on June 18-19, 2004 against Detroit...Collected the 41st multi-home run game of his career with two home runs, May 26th at Florida (Wes Obermueller-2)...Picked up his first stolen base since April 1, 2002 (Toronto at Boston) on May 16th vs. Chicago...Established a career-high with four stolen bases...Collected his 1,300th career RBI on May 1st vs. Florida...Was 3-3 with two runs scored and two RBI in the Mets home opener, April 9th, an 11-5 win over the Phillies. 2006 Was ninth in the National League with 38 home runs...Led the league with 10 sacrifice flies...Collected his 1,700th career hit with a double in the first inning on Sept. 16 at Pittsburgh...Delivered a ninth-inning, two-out, pinch-hit RBI single to tie the game, 4-4, on Sept. 13 at Florida...New York rallied to win, 7-4 in 11 innings...Slugged a three-run home run on Sept. 12 at Florida (off Taylor Tankersley) to tie the game, 4-4, in a contest the Mets eventually won, 6-4...It was also his 407th career home run, moving him into a 41st place tie on the All-Time Home Run List with Duke Snider...Passed Dale Murphy, Andres Galarraga, Al Kaline, Joe Carter, Graig Nettles, Johnny Bench, Dwight Evans, Harold Baines, Larry Walker, Jim Rice, Frank Howard, Albert Belle, Tony Perez, Orlando Cepeda, Matt Williams, Norm Cash, Carlton Fisk, Rocky Colavito and Gil Hodges on the All-Time Home Run List in 2006...Hit a two-run home run (off John Smoltz) in the first game of a doubleheader on Sept. 6 vs. Atlanta to give him 100 RBIs...He now has eight years of 100 or more RBIs...Was tied with teammate Jose Reyes for third in the NL for RBIs in August with 26...Philadelphia's Ryan Howard was first with 41 and Florida's Miguel Cabrera was second with 32...Had 14 RBIs over a seven-game span from Aug. 17-Aug. 24...Collected his 400th career home run, a grand slam, Aug. 22 vs. St. Louis (off Jeff Weaver)...It was his second home run of that contest and his 11th career grand slam...Is one of nine active players with 400 career home runs...The others are: Barry Bonds, Ken Griffey, Jr., Gary Sheffield, Frank Thomas, Manny Ramirez, Jim Thome, Alex Rodriguez and Mike Piazza...Registered his 30th home run of the season, Aug. 22 vs. St. Louis (off Jeff Weaver), becoming only the fourth player in MLB history to hit 30 or more home runs in 10 consecutive seasons...The others are: Barry Bonds (13 years), Jimmie Foxx (12 years) and Sammy Sosa (10 years)...Also became the 14th Met in club history to reach the 30-home run plateau...Collected the 40th multi-home run game of his career, and 35th two-home run game of his career, Aug. 22 vs. St. Louis (off Jeff Weaver)...It was his third two-home run game of the season...Also had two home runs on Aug. 17 at Philadelphia (off Scott Mathieson) and June 9 at Arizona (off Miguel Batista & Jose Valverde)...Hit his 398th career home run, Aug. 20 vs. Colorado (off Jason Jennings) to tie him for 44th place on the All-Time Home Run List with Dale Murphy...Registered his 39th multi-home run game and his 34th two-home run game of his career, Aug. 17 at Philadelphia (off Scott Mathieson)...Registered his 400th career double, July 19 at Cincinnati...Hit his 389th career home run, June 20 vs. Cincinnati (off Elizardo Ramirez) to tie him for 47th place on the All-Time Home Run List with Johnny Bench...With that home run, he became the fourth Mets player to reach the 20-home run plateau in the team's first 70 games of a season...The others are: Dave Kingman (game 52 in 1976); Darryl Strawberry (game 64 in 1987) and Mike Piazza (game 68 in 2000)...Also reached the 20 home run plateau for the 11th consecutive year...Recorded an RBI in eight straight contests, June 5-June 14 (15 total)...It was the longest streak by a Mets player since Edgardo Alfonzo had an RBI in nine straight games, July 12-July 20, 2000...Collected his 38th multi-home run game and his 33rd two-home run contest on June 9 at Arizona, with a solo blast (off Miguel Batista) and a two-run shot (off Jose Valverde).

POSTSEASON: Had at least one hit in seven of New York's 10 playoff games...Drove in five runs in Game Four of the NLCS at St. Louis to establish a club NLCS record for RBI in a game...Edgardo Alfonzo (1999 Division Series-Game One at Arizona) and Rusty Staub (1973 World Series-Game Four vs.Oakland) are the only two other players in franchise history to collect five RBIs in a postseason game...Had nine RBIs in the NLCS to set a new team mark...Todd Zeile had eight RBI in the 2000 NLCS vs. St. Louis...Also, the nine RBIs were tied for the most by any Met in any posteason series (Gary Carter-1986 World Series vs.Boston)...Registered his sixth extra-base hit in Game Four of the NLCS at St. Louis to set a team mark for any postseason series...Mike Piazza held the previous mark with five extra-base hits in the 2000 NLCS vs. the Cardinals...Tied the team mark with three home runs in a single postseason series (NLCS)...Carlos Beltran also had three home runs during that series...Edgardo Alfonzo (1999 Division Series vs. Arizona), Rusty Staub (1973 NLCS vs. Cincinnati) and Donn Clendenon (1969 World Series vs. Baltimore) also had hit three home runs in a single postseason series...Cracked a three-run home run (off Brad Thompson) in the fifth inning in Game Four of the NLCS at St. Louis to snap a 2-2 tie in a contest the Mets eventually won, 12-5...Added a two-run double the following inning...Became the fourth Met to hit two home runs in a postseason game in Game Two of the NLCS vs. St. Louis with his three-run shot in the first inning and his solo blast in the fifth inning (both off Chris Carpenter)...The only other player in franchise history to hit two home runs in a LCS game was Rusty Staub (1973 Game Three vs. Cincinnati)...The last Met to have two home runs in a playoff game was Edgardo Alfonzo at Arizona in Game One of the 1999 NLDS...Gary Carter swatted two home runs in Game Four of the 1986 World Series at Boston's Fenway Park...Became the fifth player in Major League history to have four or more hits with at least one home run in his first career postseason game in Game One of the NLDS vs. the Dodgers...The others are Mel Ott (1933 Giants), Joe Medwick (1934 Cardinals), Luis Alicea (1995 Red Sox) and Todd Walker (2003 Red Sox)...Tied the team record with four hits in a playoff game (Game One-NLDS vs. Los Angeles)...Rusty Staub had four hits in Game Four of the 1973 World Series vs. Oakland, Lenny Dykstra collected four hits in Game Three of the 1986 World Series at Boston and Kevin McReynolds also had four hits in Game Six of the NLCS at Los Angeles...Also became the second Met to hit a home run (off Derek Lowe) in his first postseason game (Game One of the NLDS vs. Los Angeles)...Edgardo Alfonzo swatted two home runs in his first postseason game on Oct. 5, 1999 at Arizona in Game One of the NLDS. 2005 Finished third in the NL in slugging percentage (.582), fourth with 20 intentional walks, tied for fourth with 17 hit-by-pitches, fifth in RBI, sixth with 303 total bases, tied for sixth with 77 extra-base hits, ninth in on-base percentage (.399), tied for ninth in home runs, tied for 10th in doubles, and tied for 12th in batting average...Finished sixth in National League MVP voting with 84 points, trailing Albert Pujols (378), Andruw Jones (351), Derrek Lee (263), Morgan Ensberg (160) and Miguel Cabrera (146)...Received votes for fourth place (two), fifth place (six), sixth place (two), seventh place (four), eighth place (two) and ninth place (one)...Became the fourth player in major league history to hit .300 with 30 home runs and 100 RBI in a season in both leagues...Also reached the plateaus with Toronto during the 2000 and 2003 seasons...The others to accomplish the feat were Dick Allen, Vladimir Guerrero and Frank Robinson...Became the ninth player in major league history to hit 30 or more home runs in nine or more consecutive seasons...The others are: Barry Bonds (13), Jimmie Foxx (12), Sammy Sosa (10), Lou Gehrig (9), Eddie Mathews (9), Mike Schmidt (9), Rafael Palmeiro (9) and Jim Thome (9)...Hit his 20th home run on July 20th at Arizona (off Brandon Webb) to become the 34th player in major league history with 20 home runs in 10 consecutive seasons...Belted 33 home runs, the most in a season by a Marlins lefthanded batter and tied for the second-highest single-season total in club history...Miguel Cabrera hit 33 home runs in each of last two seasons...Set a Florida record for lefthanded batters and was tied for the fourth highest single-season total with 115 RBI...Established single-season franchise records with 20 intentional walks and 17 hit by pitches...Tied the club record with three intentional walks on September 22nd at the Mets...Scored his 900th career run on April 26th at Colorado, becoming the 38th active player with 900 or more runs...Went 2-2 with a home run and six RBI as a pinch-hitter...Hit a pinch-hit grand slam in the fifth inning on July 7th vs. Milwaukee (off Ricky Bottalico)...It was the first pinch-hit grand slam of his career, his second career pinch-hit home run and his 10th career grand slam...Became the 61st player in major league history to hit 10 or more career grand slams...Hit a home run into McCovey Cove on July 23rd at San Francisco (off Brad Hennessey), marking the 11th time an opponent has reached the cove...Fashioned a season-high 15 straight games from June 4th-June 21st, batting .370 (20-54) with three home runs and 14 RBI...Batted .356 (16-45) with two home runs and 15 RBI in 15 games during Interleague play... Leads all major league players with 123 RBI during Interleague action...Finished the season third all-time with 39 home runs in Interleague play, behind only Jim Thome (46) and Rafael Palmeiro (41). 2004 Played in 120 games at first base and eight games as the designated hitter...Totaled at least 30 home runs for the eighth consecutive season, becoming just the 14th player in major league history to do so...Became the first Blue Jay to hit the 20-home run plateau for nine straight seasons...Tallied at least 90 RBI for the ninth consecutive season...Recorded the 1,000th RBI of his career on July 25th with a three-run home run off Tampa Bay's Victor Zambrano...Led the American League with 22 home runs, was second with a .647 slugging percentage and was third with 63 RBI after the All-Star break...Named the AL Player of the Week from August 30th-September 5th...Batted .381 with three home runs and seven RBI in six games that week...Finished second in the AL in sacrifice flies (11), fourth in home-runs-per at-bat (14.3), fifth in home runs at home (18), tied for fifth in intentional bases on balls (12) and ninth in home runs and slugging percentage (.535)...Recorded his ninth career four-hit game on April 24th at Baltimore...Batted in a season-best 12 consecutive games from April 22nd-May 3rd...Hit .392 (20-51) during the streak...Hit a walk-off home run on July 8th vs. Seattle (off Eddie Guardado), the third walk-off home run of his career...Collected the 37th multi-home run game of his career, July 31st at Tampa Bay (off Jorge Sosa)...Recorded a season-high four RBI on August 27th against the Yankees...Was on the 15-Day Disabled List from June 8th (retroactive May 30th)-July 6th with a strained rib cage...Missed 33 games...Finished third among AL first baseman with 88 assists and fourth with a .996 fielding percentage...Played for Dunedin (A) of the Florida State League and Syracuse (AAA) of the International League on Major League Rehabilitation Assignments. 2003 Batted .302 with 42 home runs and a career high 117 runs scored and 145 RBI in 161 games ... Scored 100 runs for the 5th consecutive season, the only Blue Jay ever to do so ... Hit 30 plus home runs for the 7th consecutive season and drove in 100 or more runs for the 6th straight season, becoming the first Blue Jay ever to record such feats ... For the 2nd season in a row was named AL Player of the Week during the final week of the season (6 HR, 11 RBI, 26 TB, 1.182 SLG, .318 AVG., .400 OBP, 7G) ... Started in 161 games, 147 at 1B and 14 as the DH.

RBI Machine: Drove in a career high and franchise record 145 runs ... Prior to the All-Star break became the 9th player in ML history to record 90 plus RBI with 97 ... Was the 4th most RBI in history prior the break ... In June drove in a franchise record 34 runs, surpassing the previous club mark of 32 set by Dave Winfield in August of 1992 and later tied by Delgado in August of 1999 ... Set the club record for RBI prior to the ASB with 81st RBI on June 24 vs. BAL ... July 25 vs. BAL recorded 100th RBI, fastest Blue Jay ever to record 100 RBI (game 102, team game 103) ... After the All-Star break drove in 48 runs ... Had five 4-RBI games, three 5-RBI games and tied career high with six RBI on Sept. 25 vs. TB when homering four times ... Had the best RBI/AB ratio in the ML at 3.9.

Going Deep: Is the franchise leader with 303 career home runs ... Recorded 40 plus home runs in a season for the third time ... Had five multi-homer games, one 4-homer game and four 2-homer games ... Hit two home runs on May 6 at TEX, May 22 at NYY, June 26 vs. BAL and July 2 at DET ... On Sept. 25 vs. TB became the 15th player in ML history, 5th in the AL to hit four home runs in a game ... Was the 6th player in ML history and 4th in the AL to hit four home runs in consecutive at bats ... 2nd home run in the four-homer game was 300th career homer ... Overall has 36 career multi homer games, 31 two-homer games, four 3-homer games and one 4-homer game ... Hit two grand slams to become franchise leader with nine ... Hit 8th career slam on June 6 at CIN passing George Bell for franchise lead ... Hit 9th career slam in final at bat of the season vs. CLE on Sept. 28 ... On June 10 vs. PIT became the first Blue Jay to hit 20 or more home runs in eight consecutive seasons.

Among the Leaders: Led the league in RBI (145), times reached base (300), batting with RISP (.357) and OPS (1.019) ... Go Ahead RBI (34) ... Was 2nd in the AL in home runs (tied with 42), walks (109), intentional walks (23), OBP (.426), SLG (.593) ... Was 4th in runs (tied with 117), 5th in extra base hits (81) and batting at home (.337) ... Was 7th in total bases (338) ... Hit a league high 35 home runs vs. RHP (tied with 35) ... Led the league in RBI vs. RHP (99) and vs. LHP (46) ... Had a league high in RBI at home (83).

Interleague Play: This season batted .206 with seven home runs and 22 RBI which tied for the league high ... Lifetime in interleague play leads the ML with 37 home runs and 108 RBI.

Also of Note: For the 2nd time in his career and 3rd time in franchise history reached base 300 times ... Also reached base a franchise record 334 times in 2000, passing John Olerud's mark of 321 set in 1993 ... June 15 vs. PIT recorded 300th career double ... July 3 at BAL recorded franchise leading 769th career run, passing Moseby (768) ... Recorded RBI in 77 of 161 games played ... Of the 42 home runs hit, 23 were solo, 11 were with one on, six with two runners on and two grand slams ... vs. left-handers batted .284, vs. right-handers batted .310 ... Was 3rd in the AL and 2nd on the team with 19 HBP ... Prior to the All-Star break batted .313 and after the break hit .284.

Career Notes: Is the franchise leader in Runs (815), Doubles (317), Home Runs (304), RBI (959), Base on Balls (758), Intentional Base on Balls (116), Hit by Pitch (109), Strikeouts (1127), Total Bases (2541), SLG (.558) and grand slams (9) ... Holds the franchise record with 432 consecutive games played ... Is the only Blue Jay to hit 30 home runs in seven consecutive seasons, drive in 100 runs in six consecutive seasons, score 100 runs in five consecutive seasons and draw 100 walks in four consecutive seasons ... Is first Blue Jay to hit 20 plus home runs in eight consecutive seasons... In 2001, became the Blue Jays franchise leader in home runs surpassing Joe Carter (203) ... Named as the first baseman on Blue Jays 25th Anniversary All-Time Roster ... In 2001 became the 14th player in ML history to have two three-homer games in a season for the first time since Jeff Bagwell in 1999 for Houston and the first time in the AL since Geronimo Berroa did so for Oakland in 1996 ... In April 2001 joined Doug DeCinces (August 1982) as the only AL player to hit three HR's in a game twice in the same month ... Had been done twice in the NL, Willie Stargell (April 1971) and Johnny Mize (July 1938) - Sammy Sosa joined then in August of 2001 ... Is one of 11 players ever to have four career three-homer games, the others are Johnny Mize (6), Dave Kingman (5), Joe Carter (5), Mark McGwire (5), Sammy Sosa (6), Lou Gehrig (4), Ralph Kiner (4), Willie Stargell (4), Ernie Banks (4), Larry Parrish (4) and Barry Bonds (4).

Captured Sporting News Player of the Year honors in 2000 ... AL Hank Aaron Award winner in 2000 ... Captured consecutive Silver Slugger Awards in 1999 and 2000 ... Holds single season club records for doubles (57 in 2000), RBI (145 in 2003), walks (137 in 2000), total bases (378 in 2000), slugging percentage (.664 in 2000) and home runs at home (30 in 2000) ... Holds the club mark for HR by a LH batter at 44 in 1999 ... Is the only Blue Jay to have three 40HR seasons ... One of only two Blue Jays to hit three grand slams in a season (Fletcher in 2000) ... Has now won seven AL Player of the Week Awards in his career ... Has a franchise high 36 multi-HR games, 31 2-HR games, four 3-HR games and one 4- homer game ... Shares in ML record of four teammates to each hit 20 home runs by the All-Star break in 2000 (Batista, Cruz and Mondesi) ... One of seven Blue Jays in 2000 to hit 20 home runs to match the ML record for most 20HR teammates in a season (Baltimore-1996) ... Was one of Toronto's four players to hit 30HR's in 2000 (Batista, Cruz, Fullmer) - it marked just the second time in AL history this has been done (Anaheim- 2000) ... Was the 29th player to clear the Tiger Stadium roof with a home run on July 6, 1996 against Omar Olivares and the first visiting player since George Brett in 1988 ... Tied Kent Hrbek's record for most HR in April by a rookie in the majors with eight in 1994 ... Was the 1992 USA Today's Baseball Weekly Minor League Player of the Year ... Was the third Blue Jay to ever HR in three consecutive at bats (George Bell and Cliff Johnson) and first to do so in the same game- August 4, 1998 at Texas ... Was the first Blue Jay and 6th ML (4th in AL) to homer in four consecutive at bats on Sept. 25, 2003 vs. TB ... Holds or shares the club record for HR's in April at 10 in 2001, August at 12 in 1999 and September/October with 11 in 1998 ... Holds the Blue Jays record for RBI in a single month with 34 in June of 2003. 2002 Batted .277 and was tied for ninth in the league with 33 home runs and 10th in the AL with 108 RBI in 143 games ... Became the first Blue Jay to hit 30 home runs in six consecutive seasons, drive in 100 runs in five consecutive seasons, score 100 runs in four consecutive seasons and draw 100 walks in three consecutive seasons ... Has a franchise best 262 home runs and 814 RBI ... Was fourth in the AL with 102 walks and was tied for second with 18 intentional walks ... Was eighth in the AL with a .549 slugging percentage... Opening day, April 1 at Boston drew his 548th career walk to pass Lloyd Moseby for the franchise lead ... In the first two games of the season reached base in 10 consecutive plate appearances, one short of club mark ... April 8 vs. New York was ejected by home plate umpire Jerry Meals ... April 11 vs. New York Yankees played in his 1000th career game (0-2, 2R, 3BB) ... April 19 at New York became just the 18th player (22nd time) to homer into the black batters eye in centerfield at the remodelled Yankee Stadium, solo home run off Mike Mussina ... April 27 at Anaheim collected 1000th career hit, becoming the sixth Blue Jay to reach that milestone ... May 9 at SEA recorded his first multi home run game of the season, both solo homers off Jamie Moyer ... Was his 28th career multi home run game ... May 10 at Oakland was 4-5, with four singles, his sixth career four hit game ... May 12 at Oakland recorded his second multi homer game of the season and drove in a season high five runs ... Hit a two run home run off Corey Lidle and a three run home run off Billy Koch for his 29th multi homer game ... May 27 vs. Boston recorded his 740th career RBI on a ground out to tie George Bell for the franchise lead ... May 29 vs. Boston became the franchise leader with his 741st RBI with an infield single ... Drove in 741st career run in his 1041st game, George Bell recorded 740th in game number 1179... June 25 at Tampa Bay matched season high with five RBI, second time ... July 2 at Boston in game one of a split gate double-header set a new club record playing in his 404th consecutive game, passing Tony Fernandez's franchise mark of 403 set between 1984 and 1987 ... July 3 at Boston was walked intentionally twice, passing John Olerud's franchise mark of 87 ... Finished the season with a franchise best 93 intentional walks ... July 16 vs. New York started at DH, first time since September 12, 1999 at Detroit ... On the season as DH batted .400 (4-10) with one RBI ... July 22 at Baltimore hit 20th home run of the season, three run shot of Jason Johnson, joining Joe Carter as only Blue Jay to have seven consecutive 20 plus homer seasons ... July 26 at Minnesota hit a two run home run off Joe Mays for the 250th home run of his career ... August 4 had franchise record of 432 consecutive games played snapped, tightness in lower back ... Was on the 15 day DL for the second time in his career from August 9 through 24 with tightness in his lower back ... September 11, 13-14 homered in three straight games for the first time on the season (four home runs)... September 14 vs. Tampa Bay hit two home runs, both solo off Tanyon Sturtze, for the third time, 30th time of his career... Second home run of the game gave him 800 career RBI ... September 20 at Tampa Bay hit his eighth home run against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays (Tanyon Sturtze-1R), one short of the club mark of nine vs. an opponent in one season... September 24 vs. Baltimore recorded his fourth two homer game of the season (3R & 1R off Sean Douglass), 31st multi homer game of his career and third five RBI game of the season ... The first home run in the game on September 24 gave him 30 on the season for the sixth straight year, while the five RBI gave him 100 for the fifth straight season... September 26 vs. Baltimore became the first Blue Jay to score 100 runs in four consecutive seasons ... September 29 vs. Detroit was 1-4 with a double, giving him a franchise best 2203 total bases, passing George Bells club mark of 2201... Finished the season on a season high 11 game hit streak (16-41, .391) and scored 27 runs in the final 20 games ... In September hit 10 home runs, one short of club mark for the month of September which he set in 1998 ... Was named AL Player of the Week for the last week of the season batting .450 (9-20) with four home runs and 11 RBI to go along with a 1.150 slugging percentage ... At SkyDome batted .283 with 17 home runs and 51 RBI in 71 games ... On the road batted .272 with 16 home runs and 57 RBI in 72 games... Batted .238 with four home runs and 29 RBI vs. left-handers and batted .297 with 29 home runs and 79 RBI vs. right-handers ... Posted a .444 OBP and a .646 SLG vs. right-handers, both third in the AL ... With RISP batted .308 (44-143) with eight home runs ... Prior to the All-Star break hit .244 with 18 home runs and 62 RBI in 86 games ... After the break batted .330 with 15 home runs and 46 RBI in 57 games ... Was sixth in the AL hitting a home run every 15.3 at bats ... Led the AL in errors by a first baseman with 12. 2001 Hit .279 with 31 doubles, 39 home runs and 102 RBI...Was his fourth consecutive 35HR, 100 RBI season...Finished sixth in the AL in home runs, fifth in on-base percentage (.408), seventh in HR frequency (14.7AB), tied for second in walks (111), third in intentional walks (22), third in hit by pitch (16) and times on base (287), was eighth in strikeouts (136)...Opened the season sharing AL Player of the Week honors with Hideo Nomo for the week of April 1 to 8 (.348, 5HR, 11RBI)...On April 4 at TB posted first of two three-homer games and became both the first player to ever hit three HR's in Tropicana Field and the first to ever hit three against the Devil Rays...Two days later, April 6 at NYY, posted second multi-HR game of the season hitting two versus the Yankees and collecting a season high five RBI...Finished with five multi-HR games to give 27 multi-HR career games...On April 20 at KC collected 200th career HR as part of his second three HR game of the season, #200 came against Roberto Hernandez...Was the 14th player in ML history to have two three-homer games in a season and in April joined Doug DeCinces as the only AL player to hit three HR's in a game twice in the same month... Finished April batting .293 with a club record ten home runs and 22 RBI...The previous mark of nine HR in April was shared by Joe Carter-1984, Ed Sprague-1996 and Shawn Green-1999...On May 3 collected his fourth multi HR game with two solo's in Oakland off Tim Hudson...On May 10 vs Oakland hit career HR #203 to tie Joe Carter for the franchise lead...The next day he became the franchise leader as he hit #204 off Seattle's Paul Abbott...May 15 in Anaheim had his fifth multi-HR game and third 2-HR game of the season (Valdes-2R, Pote-1R)...Had seven home runs and 13 RBI in May but hit just .226...On June 1 vs Boston stole his first base since April 28, 1999 vs Anaheim...Finished the season 3-0 in stolen base attempts...Had an 0-21 stretch that ran from June 26 to July 3...At the break was batting .253 with 11 doubles, 24 home runs and 59 RBI...In the 74 games following the break hit .308 with 20 doubles, 15 home runs and 43 RBI...On July 16 at NYM came off the bench to pinch-hit, BB, was his only non start of the season after 254 consecutive starts...Played in all 162 games to run his consecutive game played streak to 324, the third longest in club history, the second longest active streak in the majors behind Luis Gonzalez of Arizona who has played in 327 consecutive (Tejada is 3rd at 270)...Hit .374 in August with nine doubles, ten home runs and 23 RBI...Opened the month with a season high 12 game hit streak from August 1 to 14...Reached base by a hit or a walk in 37 consecutive games from July 28 to September 8...On September 1 vs Detroit was 1-3 with a triple to become the franchise leader in extra-base hits with 472...Career RBI #700 came on September 9 at Detroit...Hit .297 in September with just one home run and 11 RBI...The lone HR was September 27 in Tampa Bay to give him 100 RBI for the season...Finished the season with 26 home runs on the road which tied for the AL lead in road HR's...Hit .311 on the road which was 10th in the AL...At home hit .246 with 13 home runs and 42 RBI...Total of 39 HR's, 8 vs LHP, 31 vs RHP, 13 at home, 26 on the Road, 26 with no one on base and 13 with runners on...Hit .435 (27-62) when putting the first pitch in to play...After starting the count 1-0 hit .284 with 18 home runs and after starting 0-1 hit .237 with 12 home runs...Posted a .994(1623/1632) fielding percentage to rank third among AL first baseman. 2000 Set career highs with .344 average, 115 runs scored, 196 hits, 57 doubles, 137 RBI, 99 extra-base hits, 123 walks...Led the American League in doubles, extra-base hits and total bases (378), was second in walks, on-base percentage (.470), slugging percentage (.644), batting with runners in scoring position (.384) and tied for second in intentional walks (18), third in extra-base hits, was fourth in the AL in average, tied for fourth in home runs and RBI, was sixth in hits and tied for seventh in runs scored...Set Blue Jays all-time single season records for RBI at 137, extra-base hits at 99, walks at 123 and slugging percentage at .664...The .344 average and .470 on-base percentage were second highest in franchise history (Olerud- .363 & .473 in 1993)...Was just the third Blue Jay to reach 100 walks in a season...Was twice named the AL Player of the Week , April 17 to 23 (.480/12-25, 11R, 4HR, 8RBI, 1.080SLG%) and June 5-11 (.556/10-18, 4HR, 13RBI, 25TB, 1.389Slg, 9BB)...Played in all 162 games, now done seven times in club history...Posted a career high 22 game hit streak from June 4-29 (35-79, 25RBI), was the second longest hit streak in the AL this season (Kapler-TEX 28)...Set a career high with six RBI on June 7 at Atlanta after collecting his third two-HR game and first grand slam of the season against John Burkett, was his sixth career slam - was the 12th Blue Jay to post a six RBI game...At the All-Star break had 80 RBI to tie Joe Carter (1994) for the club record and had 28 HR's, one short of George Bell's 29 in 1987...Was one of Toronto's four players to hit 20 HR's by the All-Star break for the first time in ML history...Made his first career ALL-STAR appearance and was 1-1 with a double...September 18 set a new club mark with his 135th RBI passing the previous mark of 134 held by Delgado (1999) and George Bell (1987)......Hit .360 at home with 75 RBI and new club mark of 30 home runs (Canseco - 25 at home in 1997)...On the road hit .329 with 11 home runs and 62 RBI...Hit .319 vs LHP with six HR and 36 RBI and against RHP hit .357 with 35HR and 101 RBI...Is part of the Blue Jays record seven 20HR hitters in a season (2nd time ML, both AL) and four 30-HR players in a season (nine times, twice in AL)...Had a .991 fielding percentage with 13 errors in a league high 1,511 total chances...Was named as the AL Hank Aaron Award winner as the league's best offensive player...Named by The Sporting News as MLB Player of the Year in 2000 and the Silver Slugger Award. 1999 Hit .272 with career highs in hits (156), total bases (327), extra base hits (83), home runs (44) and RBI (134)...The 134 RBI tie George Bell's single-season RBI mark set in 1987...Became the fourth Blue Jay to reach 40 home runs and was followed by Shawn Green, they join Jesse Barfield (1986), George Bell (1987) & Jose Canseco (1998)...Broke his own club record for homers by a left-handed hitter...Named to the Sporting News Silver Slugger team...Missed the final 10 games of the season after fouling a ball off on Sept. 22 and suffering a non-displaced fracture of the right tibia...Had played every inning of every game in 1999 and had the third-longest iron-man streak in club history at 235 consecutive games...Was second in the AL in extra base hits, tied for third in HR and RBI, tied ninth in doubles (39) and 10th in total bases...As a first baseman set club marks with 129 RBI and 40 HR...Fourth consecutive season with at least 20 home runs...Hit 30th HR on Aug.8 in Texas to become the third player in franchise history to post three consecutive 30-homer seasons, joining Fred McGriff (1988-1990) and Joe Carter (1991-1993)...Homered on Opening Day in Minnesota, his third Opening Day home run, which ties George Bell for most opening day homers...Hit .256 in April with six HR's and 22 RBI...On April 30 at Seattle had the first of six multi-HR games on the season...On May 3 at Seattle became the first player in club history to score five runs in a game, he also matched his career high of five RBI and hit two homers...Had a game-ending three run homer vs. Boston on May 16...From June 16-23 struggled through an 0-25 skid and hit just .190 (20-105) in June...At the All-Star break had 77 RBI, which is second-highest total in club history...Hit just .246 (30-122) with runners in scoring position prior to the All-Star break and .288 (21-73) after...Had 57 RBI in 62 games after the break...Batting average prior to the break was .244 (84-344) and after was .314 (72- 229)...Had a 12-game hitting streak from July 8-22...In July hit .273 with nine HR and 27 RBI...Had second career three-homer game Aug. 6 at Texas, all solos...From Aug. 6-11, hit eight home runs in six games with 13 RBI...Established a club record for home runs in a month with 12 in August and matched the club record for RBI in a month with 32, which was first set by Dave Winfield in August 1992...Reached 100 RBI on Aug. 10 in Minnesota after hitting two homers...Tied a club record with four walks on Sept. 18 vs Chicago...Had two four-hit games...Of the 44 home runs, 27 were on the road, which was one short of the club record (George Bell 28 in 1987)...Had 26 solos, 11 with one on base and seven with two on base...Hit .309 (47-152) against left-handers with 12 HR's and 33 RBI and .259 (109-421) with 32 HR's and 101 RBI against right- handers. 1998 Was named the Neil MacCarl Award Winner as the Blue Jays Player of the Year by the Toronto chapter of the BBWAA for the second consecutive year...Ranked second in the AL in both intentional walks (13) and pitches per plate appearance (4.14)...Had arthroscopic surgery performed on his right shoulder on January 19th after suffering a torn labrum in winter ball...Activated from the 15-Day Disabled List on April 24th after rehabilitation stints with Dunedin (A) of the Florida State League and Syracuse (AAA) of the International League...Posted his first career five-hit game on May 7th at Seattle...Among the five hits was his fourth career grand slam (off Jamie Moyer)...Hit in 19 straight games from May 21st-June 9th...Named the AL Player of the Week, for the week of June 1st-June 7th (.407 batting average, four home runs, nine RBI)...Became the first player in the history of Rogers Centre to hit a home run into the fifth deck in rightfield on July 19th vs. New York Yankees (off Andy Pettitte)...Posted his first career three-home run game on August 4th at Texas (off Todd Stottlemyre, Eric Gunderson and Danny Patterson), only the sixth Blue Jay to accomplish the feat...Was appointed the second captain in Blue Jays' history on August 13th...Posted his second five-RBI game of the season on August 19th at Seattle with a two-home run performance...Posted his sixth multi-home run game of the season on September 17th at Detroit...His first home run of the game was the 100th of his career. 1997 Posted then career highs and led the team with 42 doubles, 30 home runs and 274 total bases...Received the Neil MacCarl Award as the Blue Jays Player of the Year by the Toronto chapter of the BBWAA...The 42 doubles was the second highest single season total by a Blue Jay (Olerud 54)...Is now the seventh Blue Jay to reach 30 home runs...Hit three grand slams, the first three of his career...Is now the only player in franchise history to hit three grand slams in the same season...Slams came April 25 vs Seattle off Dennis Martinez, June 6 vs Oakland off Mike Oquist and July 24 vs Milwaukee off Jose Mercedes...Hit .345 (19-55) in April with five home runs and 15 RBI...Homered in four straight games June 3, 5, 6 & 7 to match the club record held by George Bell (1985) and Joe Carter (1991)...Career hit 200 was a home run on June 6 in Minnesota against Dan Naulty...Hit 30 HR's, 28 vs RHP and 2 vs LHP...First HR vs LHP was #24 of the season on August 8 vs Detroit's Mike Myers...Posted two multi-HR games, August 8 vs Detroit (Blair-2R, Myers-2R) and on July 17 at Texas (Burkett-1R, Hernandez- 3R)...Collected 5 RBI twice to match career high, July 11 at Boston and July 17 at Texas...Hit .312 (29-93) in September with two home runs and nine RBI and ended the season on a then career high 16 game hit streak (20-56, 8-2B, 1HR)...Was the longest hit streak by a Blue Jay in 1997...Started 116 games at first base and 21 at DH...As a DH hit .250 (22-88) with five HR's and 14 RBI...Led the club with four pinch hits, was 4-15...Also led the team in walks (64) and strikeouts (133) - 8th in the AL...Was tied for 2nd in the AL with 3 slams, fifth in extra base hits (75), tied for fifth in doubles (42), and was seventh hardest in the AL to double up at once every 86.5 at bats...Hit .254 vs LHP (2HR, 16RBI) and .265 vs. RHP (28HR, 75 RBI)...Played winter ball in Puerto Rico for San Juan. 1996 First full season in the majors, hit .270 with 25 HR's and 92 RBI...Was third on the club in homers and RBI...In spring tied the club mark with 7 HR's and tied for the league lead with 61 total bases while hitting .333 with 22 RBI...In April hit .333 (30-90), 6 HR and 26 RBI...April 12 tied the club mark of 4 strikeouts in a game done many times previously...April 27 vs Cleveland posted his first career three hit game and tied his career mark for RBI with four...First career four hit game came May 30 vs Milwaukee (3RBI)...Homered in back-to-back games five times including four of five games from April 27 to May 2-April 27 & 28 vs Cleveland and May 1 & 2 vs Milwaukee...Season high nine game hit streak from May 21 to June 1 (14-38, 4-2B)...On July 6th became the 29th player to clear Tiger Stadium with his 15th HR of the season off Omar Olivares - first visiting player to do so since George Brett in 1988... Homered again on July 6 off Greg Keagle for second career two homer game and only one of 1996...Also matched his season high of four RBI and tied the club record scoring four runs...July 28 drove in lone run in a 1-0 win vs Oakland with home run #18 off Ariel Prieto...September 24 hit HR #25 off C.J. Nitkowski, his second vs left-hand pitching...Vs RHP hit .298 (118-396) and .152 (14-92) vs LHP...Of 25 HR's- 23 vs RHP, 2 vs LHP, 12 at home, 13 on the road, 13- 1R, 6-2R, 6- 3R...Started 125 games, 100 as the DH and 25 at first base...Pre All-Star game hit .288 (82-285) with 15 HR and 60 RBI - Post All- Star game hit .246 (50-203) with 10 HR and 32 RBI...Hit a team best .292 with RISP, also led club in average with bases loaded (.455), batting vs RHP (.298), batting at home (.282), pitches seen per plate appearance (4.09) and sacrifice flies (8)...Had artroscopic surgery on his right knee on December 11 by Dr. Tony Miniaci (Toronto) and on his right wrist on December 17 by Dr. Frank McCue (Charlottesville, VA). 1995 Opened the season with Toronto making just 10 starts - all at DH...Hit a pinch-hit homer May 23 vs Kansas City...Was his first HR in the Majors since May 30 of 1994 vs New York...Optioned to AAA Syracuse of the International League June 1...Was the IL and Jays' organization Player of the Month for June (.308, 32-104, 8-2B, 1-3B, 6HR, 22RBI) and the Chiefs' Player of the Month for July (.326, 31- 95, 8-2B, 1-3B, 5HR, 17RBI)...Hit a grand slam for Syracuse on June 27 (2nd game) against Charlotte...Was IL Player of the Week three times and was selected to the IL All-Star team...Led the IL in slugging percentage (.610), 3rd in BA (.318) & extra-base hits (49), T4th in HR (22), 5th in RBI (74)...Appeared in 79 games at first base...Recalled by Toronto on September 3 and played in 23 games batting .172 (10-58)...Made first career start at first base on September 23 (Game #2) at Boston...Ended 0-24 streak on September 30 with a single vs NYY...Hit .273 (3-11) vs LHP with Toronto. 1994 Started the spring at catcher but moved to left field on March 18 vs Montreal...All 39 starts at the Major League level came as an outfielder...Made 1 appearance at catcher - May 31 vs Oakland (defensive replacement)...Was leading the Majors in HR's on April 19 with 8 in 13 games...April 5 hit a 445 ft. homer off the glass of Windows Restaurant - only the second Blue Jays player to manage the feat (McGriff)...April 11 at Oakland, registered first career 2 homer game- (3R off Witt, 2R off Taylor)... 8 HR in April tied him with Hrbek for the most HR's ever in April by a rookie in the majors...8th home run came April 19 vs Texas but did not hit #9 until May 30...Optioned to AAA Syracuse on June 10 where he spent the remainder of the season...International League Player of the Week for week ending July 9...Batted .351(39-111) with 11 HR and 30 RBI during August...Led Syracuse in HR (19) and slugging percentage (.541)...Returned to catcher position at Syracuse and caught 41 games with the Chiefs...Named MVP of the Puerto Rican Winter League after batting .323 with 12 HR, 47 RBI and 50 walks in 51 games for San Juan...Named Baseball America Winter League Player of the Year. 1993 Won his third R. Howard Webster Award as team MVP at Double A Knoxville...Selected to both the regular and post season All-Star teams for the Southern League... He led the loop in home runs (25), RBI (102) and finished sixth in batting average (.303)...Posted a .524 slugging percentage while leading Knoxville with 53 extra-base hits...Second consecutive 100 RBI season...Southern League MVP...Played 107 games at catcher and threw out 34%(55-162) would be base stealers...Contract was purchased in September by Toronto...Made Major League debut on October 1 at Baltimore (defensive replacement). 1992 Won his second R. Howard Webster Award as the MVP of the Dunedin (A) club in the Florida State League...Led the league in HR (30) and RBI (100) and finished second in batting average (.324) to capture league MVP honours...USA Today's Baseball Weekly Minor League Player of the Year...Was first Florida State League player to reach the 100 RRI plateau since Mike Holcutt of West Palm Beach in 1984...Also led the circuit in total bases (281), walks (59), on base percentage (.402), hits (157), doubles (30), extra-base hits (62) and slugging percentage (.579)...Hit 3 HR in a game on May 8 becoming just the fifth player in Florida State League history to do so...Rated as the best power prospect in the league by Baseball America. 1991 Third in the South Atlantic League in HR (18), tied for fifth in walks (75) and seventh in slugging percentage (.397)...Homered once every 24.50 plate appearances- seocnd in the loop...Hit homers in consecutive games on three occasions...Hit .328 in April and .308 in August...Called up to Syracuse (AAA) of the International League at the end of the season going 0-3. 1990 Earned his first R. Howard Webster Award as St. Catharines' MVP...Led club in doubles (13) and RBI (39)...Tied for team lead in runs (30)... Batted .326 in August (30-92) ending the season with a season high .281 average...Selected by Baseball America as the league's fourth best prospect. 1989 Used primarily as a designated hitter at St. Catharines in the New York-Penn League.