Jeff Kent

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Jeff Kent MLB Career Stats

.290 377 1518 94 .855

Jeff Kent Bio

  • Full Name: Jeffrey Franklin Kent
  • Born: 3/7/1968 in Bellflower, CA
  • Draft: 1989, Toronto Blue Jays, 20th rd. (521st overall)
  • College: California
  • Debut: April 12, 1992
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/27/2008
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MLB Career Stats 8498 1320 2461 377 1518 94 .290 .356 .855


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Year Team League
2000 San Francisco NL

NL All-Star

Year Team League
1999 San Francisco NL
2000 San Francisco NL
2001 San Francisco NL
2004 Houston NL
2005 LA Dodgers NL

NL Silver Slugger

Year Team League
2000 San Francisco NL
2001 San Francisco NL
2002 San Francisco NL
2005 LA Dodgers NL

NL Player of the Month

Month Team League
08/1998 San Francisco NL
06/2000 San Francisco NL
06/2002 San Francisco NL

NL Player of the Week

Week Team League
04/17/1994 NY Mets NL
06/30/2002 San Francisco NL

Giants Willie McCovey Award

Year Team League
1998 San Francisco NL

Jeff Kent Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
2000 .334 6th in NL
2002 .313 8th in NL
2003 .297 25th in NL
2007 .302 16th in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
1993 21 19th in NL
1997 29 14th in NL
1998 31 14th in NL
2000 33 16th in NL
2002 37 7th in NL
2005 29 16th in NL

Runs Batted In

Season RBI Rank
1994 68 18th in NL
1997 121 5th in NL
1998 128 4th in NL
2000 125 4th in NL
2001 106 19th in NL
2002 108 9th in NL
2003 93 20th in NL
2004 107 9th in NL
2005 105 8th in NL

On-base Plus Slugging

Season OPS Rank
1998 .914 17th in NL
2000 1.021 10th in NL
2001 .877 25th in NL
2002 .933 13th in NL
2004 .880 17th in NL
2005 .889 19th in NL
2007 .875 22nd in NL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
2000 .424 6th in NL
2005 .377 17th in NL
2007 .375 20th in NL

Slugging Percentage

Season SLG Rank
1998 .555 12th in NL
2000 .596 10th in NL
2001 .507 25th in NL
2002 .565 8th in NL
2003 .509 22nd in NL
2004 .531 17th in NL
2005 .512 19th in NL
2007 .500 24th in NL

Runs Scored

Season R Rank
1997 90 18th in NL
1998 94 22nd in NL
2000 114 8th in NL
2002 102 10th in NL
2004 96 25th in NL
2005 100 9th in NL


Season BB Rank
2000 90 15th in NL
2005 72 19th in NL


Season H Rank
1994 121 24th in NL
2000 196 5th in NL
2001 181 12th in NL
2002 195 2nd in NL
2005 160 21st in NL


Season 2B Rank
1994 24 24th in NL
1997 38 11th in NL
1998 37 18th in NL
1999 40 10th in NL
2000 41 8th in NL
2001 49 3rd in NL
2002 42 5th in NL
2003 39 13th in NL
2004 34 24th in NL
2005 36 22nd in NL
2007 36 25th in NL


Season 3B Rank
1994 5 10th in NL
2000 7 7th in NL
2001 6 11th in NL
2004 8 5th in NL

Games Played

Season G Rank
1997 155 13th in NL
2000 159 8th in NL
2001 159 10th in NL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
1994 415 23rd in NL
1997 580 14th in NL
2000 587 15th in NL
2001 607 11th in NL
2002 623 3rd in NL

Plate Appearances

Season PA Rank
1997 651 18th in NL
2000 695 8th in NL
2001 696 9th in NL
2002 682 12th in NL

Total Bases

Season TB Rank
1994 197 23rd in NL
1997 274 15th in NL
1998 292 20th in NL
2000 350 7th in NL
2001 308 19th in NL
2002 352 2nd in NL
2005 283 13th in NL


Season SO Rank
1994 84 13th in NL
1995 89 23rd in NL
1997 133 6th in NL
1999 112 25th in NL
2000 107 24th in NL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2000 9 16th in NL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
1992 6 20th in AL
1993 8 9th in NL
1994 10 3rd in NL
1995 8 13th in NL
1997 13 9th in NL
1998 9 12th in NL
2000 9 16th in NL
2001 11 10th in NL

Jeffrey Franklin Kent Bio Info

Jeffrey Franklin Kent...he and his wife, Dana, have four children: daughter, Lauren Elizabeth (3/16/96) and sons, Hunter Franklin (11/10/97), Colton Ryan (3/15/99), and Kaeden Thomas (8/29/03)...graduated from Edison (CA) High School in 1986...set school batting record with .500 average as junior in 1985...took part in the inaugural Dodger Caravan on Jan. 25, 2005 and again in 2008...serves as a spokesman for DodgersWIN, the Women's Initiative and Network created by team Vice Chaiman and President Jamie McCourt and hosted a clinic for women at Dodger Stadium for the second consecutive year in 2007...created Women Driven, a program sponsored by Toyota, the San Francisco Chronicle, Macy's and Pacific Bell-SBC, to promote athletics and academics among girls and to provide scholarships to female athletes at University of California, Berkeley...owns Kent Powersports, LP, which operates Honda and Yamaha dealerships in Texas...he and his wife, Dana, served as chairpersons for three "Halloween Heroes" events to benefit Wender Weis Foundation for Children, an organization that provides relief to at-risk and underprivileged children in the Bay Area...originally signed by Blue Jays' scout Dave Blume. 2007 Continued to pad his Hall of Fame resume, leading the Dodgers in home runs (20) and doubles (36), while finishing second in RBI (79), walks (57), and on-base percentage (.375)...batted .302, marking just the third time in his career that he finished over .300... (.334, 2000) (.313, 2002)...finished the year with 537 career doubles, which ranks 27th all-time...during the season, passed John Olerud, Goose Goslin, Andre Dawson, Roberto Alomar, Tony Perez, Babe Ruth, Rickey Henderson, Mark Grace, Edgar Martinez, Joe Cronin, Ed Delahanty, Willie Mays, Ted Williams, Dave Parker, Frank Robinson, Cap Anson, Al Oliver, and Lou Gehrig on the doubles list...his 20 homers gave him 365 career blasts...surpassed Chili Davis, Dick Allen, Ellis Burks, Lee May, Greg Vaughn, Yogi Berra, Johnny Mize, Gary Gaetti, Joe DiMaggio, and Jim Edmonds, tying him for 65th all-time...became one of just 16 players in Major League history to register 350 homers and 500 doubles in his career...hit 10 or more homers for the 16th consecutive season, the longest streak of any active player in baseball...also had 10 or more homers in each of his three minor league seasons, beginning in 1989...his 79 RBI gave him 1,459 career runs batted in, which is 52nd all-time...his 78 RBI as a second baseman were the fifth-highest total in the National League...was hit by a pitch five times to give him 118 for his career, which ranks 40th all-time...against left-handers, batted .299 with a .424 on-base percentage and a .526 slugging percentage...hit .293 (44-for-150) with runners in scoring position...reached base via walk, hit or HBP in 39 consecutive games from June 7-Aug. 7, the second-longest streak in the Majors in 2007 and tied for the second-longest in L.A. Dodger history with Bill Grabarkewitz (1970) and Eric Karros (1995)...only Shawn Green (53 games in 2000) had a longer streak of reaching base since the Dodgers moved west...hit .447 (34-for-76) in July, which was the highest average in the Majors and the third-best in L.A. Dodger history for a single month behind Pedro Guerrero's .460 mark in July 1985 and Willie Davis' .459 average in August 1969...began the season with a seven-game hitting streak (8-for-26, .308), giving him a 12-game streak that dated back to Sept. 26, 2006...homered in his first at-bat of the season and finished 1-for-3, raising his Opening Day batting average to .456 (26-for-57)...also has 16 RBI in lid-lifters, tied with Ken Griffey Jr. for the most among active players (Source: STATS LLC)...made his third consecutive Opening Day start for Los Angeles, becoming the first second baseman to make three straight starts for L.A. since Mark Grudzielanek made four from 1999-2002...hit the front end of back-to-back homers with Luis Gonzalez in San Diego on April 29...missed the homestand from Aug. 1-5 with a strained left hamstring...went 4-for-5 with three runs scored, including the game-winning run on Aug. 29 vs. Washington...cracked two solo homers at San Francisco on Sept. was the 18th time in his career he has gone deep twice in a contest and the first since Aug. 31, 2004...the homers gave him 60 as a second baseman in Los Angeles, surpassing Charlie Neal for third on the franchise list...the only other Dodger second basemen with more homers are Davey Lopes (98) and Jackie Robinson (80)...batted .324 during the season's final month...hit a scorching .337 after the All-Star break. 2006 Underwent surgery on Jan. 10, 2006 to remove scar tissue from the outside of his right wrist in a procedure performed by Dr. Norman Zemel...was ready for Opening Day...Appeared in 115 games for the Dodgers, his lowest total since 1994 when he played in 107 for the Mets...Ranked third on the club in RBI (68) and fourth in doubles (27)...Placed on the 15-day disabled list on May 28 (left wrist sprain)...activated from the DL on June 13 after missing 14 games...Was placed on the disabled list again with a right oblique strain on July 18...missed 18 games due to the injury...From Aug. 16 to the end of the season, batted .355 (50-for-141) with 18 RBI...Finished the year with 14 homers, moving into 76th place on the all-time home run list...during the season, he surpassed Hank Greenberg, Bobby Bonds, Darryl Strawberry, Joe Adcock, Don Baylor, Boog Powell, Dave Parker, Tino Martinez, Jack Clark and Ron Santo...Had 68 RBI, moving him into 67th place on the all-time RBI list...during the season, surpassed 17 players including Pete Rose, Carlton Fisk, Duke Snider, Brooks Robinson, Orlando Cepeda and Johnny Bench Finished the year with 27 doubles, moving him into 43rd on the all-time doubles list...during the season, surpassed 19 players, including Zach Wheat, Brooks Robinson, Lou Brock, Mel Ott and Al Kaline...Had three sacrifice flies on the season, moving him into 40th place on the all-time list (since 1954)...Was hit by eight pitches during the season, finishing the year with 113 in his career, 42nd on the all-time list and 10th among active big leaguers...From May 5-June 30, batted .345 (39-for-113), the eighth-best average in the NL during that span (min. 100 plate appearances)...At Dodger Stadium, batted .333 (62-for-186)...With runners in scoring position, batted .330 with 51 RBI...with RISP and two out, hit .382 (21-for-55)...During May, batted .338 (25-for-74) with five home runs and 20 RBI...Hit .309 (17-for-55) in the month of June Drove in four runs on April 3 vs. Atlanta for the first time since Sept. 4, 2005 at Colorado...Ripped three doubles on May 15 at Colorado, equaling his career-best, which was accomplished on Sept. 18, 1998 at Los Angeles...Tormented Mets' pitching in his three National League Division Series games, hitting .615 (8-for-13) with a homer, two RBI and two runs scored. 2005 Led the Dodgers in nearly every offensive category, including at-bats (553), hits (160), homers (29), RBI (105), runs (100), hit by pitch (8, T-1st) and slugging percentage (.512)...his 105 RBI were tied for eighth in the National League ... His 105 RBI set a Los Angeles Dodger record for a second baseman, breaking the previous mark set by Charlie Neal (83 in 1959)...his 28 homers as a second baseman tied Davey Lopes (1979) for the L.A. Dodger record ... Was one of just seven National Leaguers to score 100 runs and drive in 100 runs, joining Albert Pujols, Derrek Lee, Jason Bay, Adam Dunn, Bobby Abreu and Miguel Cabrera...became just the seventh player in Los Angeles Dodger history to reach those benchmarks in the same season, joining Adrian Beltre (2004), Shawn Green (2001-02), Gary Sheffield (1999-2000), Mike Piazza (1997), Jimmy Wynn (1974) and Tommy Davis (1962) ... Ranked second in the National League and tied for third in the Major Leagues with a .366 average (49-for-134) with runners in scoring position...ranked among the NL leaders in average during night games (.305, 10th) and average on the road (.319, 8th) ... Drove in 100 or more runs for the eighth different season, becoming the first player in Major League history whose primary position is second base to accomplish that feat ... Was one of 10 players in the National League to hit two or more grand slams...his 13 career grand slams are the most by a second baseman in Major League history ... Scored a run in 10 consecutive games from April 6 - 17, a Dodger season high...fell one game shy of tying the Dodger record of 11 games, set by Davey Lopes from May 7-18, 1979 and tied by Shawn Green from Sept 9-19, 2002 ... Joined teammate Cesar Izturis as the seventh All-Star Dodger double play combo, joining Davey Lopes and Bill Russell (1980), Jim Lefebvre and Maury Wills (1966), Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese (1949-52), Reese and Eddie Stanky (1947), Reese and Billy Herman (1942) and Pete Coscarart and Leo Durocher (1940) ... Won the fan voting at second base to earn his fourth All-Star start and fifth appearance on the team...finished seventh overall in the National League with 2,253,271 votes...that moved him into sixth place all-time among second basemen with 10,540,672 votes ... Marked his fifth All-Star appearance and fourth as a starter, joining Hall of Famers Joe Morgan and Ryne Sandberg, as well as Craig Biggio as the only second basemen to start four times...was the fourth second baseman to start for three different teams ... Was the first Dodger All-Star second baseman since Juan Samuel (1991) and first starter at second base since Steve Sax (1983)...went 0-for-1 in the All-Star Game at Detroit ... Tied a Dodger record with five runs batted in one inning on May 6 at Cincinnati...logged five RBI in the first inning on a two-run homer and three-run triple, tying Dusty Baker's mark set on Sept. 13, 1977 vs. San Diego ... On July 8, registered the 2,000th hit of his career, becoming the 66th player in Major League history to combine 300 homers and 2,000 also just the 28th Major Leaguer to register those two numbers in addition to 1,250 RBI, 1,000 runs scored and 450 doubles, according to the Sports Features just the 21st second baseman in Major League history to reach 2,000 hits ... Had 30 two-hit games, 13 three-hit games and one four-hit game...had 10 two-RBI games, five three- RBI games, seven four-RBI games and two five-RBI games ... Became the 13th Los Angeles Dodger and 27th player in franchise history to reach the 100-RBI plateau ... Hit his 300th career homer as a second baseman on Aug. 27 off Houston's Mike Burns, a solo shot in the sixth inning to extend his Major League record ... Slugged his fifth career walk-off homer, a two-run shot on Sept. 6 vs. San Francisco, giving the Dodgers a 4-2 win in 10 innings ... Batted .306 (37-for-121) vs. left-handed pitchers, .533 (8-for-15) with the bases loaded and .423 (33-for-78) with runners in scoring position and less than two outs...hit .305 with 26 homers and 84 RBI at night ... Did not commit a fielding error until May 28 at Arizona, when he had two miscues...up to that point, led all Major League second basemen with a .996 fielding percentage ... Underwent surgery on Jan. 10, 2006 to remove scar tissue from the outside of his right wrist in a procedure performed by Dr. Norman Zemel. 2004 Hit .289 with 27 home runs and 107 RBI in 145 games, marking the seventh time in the last eight years that he has surpassed the 100-RBI mark, including six consecutive seasons from 1997-2002...started 137 games at second base and two as the DH...became the all-time leader in home runs as a second baseman...hit his 26th and 27th home runs of the season on Oct. 2 vs. Colorado...his second home run was his 278th as a second baseman, setting the new record for home runs at the postion and passing Ryne Sandberg (277)...the two home runs tied a career high for the third time in 2004 and 18th of his career...also extended his franchise record for homers by a second baseman in a season...hit his 300th career home run on Sept. 29 vs. St. Louis (Suppan) the 105th player to hit 300 home runs...led all big league second basemen in RBI (107) and tied for the Major League lead in home runs at his position with Alfonso Soriano (27)...his 107 RBI tied the record held by Hall of Famers Tony Lazzeri and Charlie Gehringer for the most career 100-RBI seasons by a second baseman (seven)...suspended for two games as a result of being ejected on July 25 vs. Milwaukee by home plate umpire Chris Guccione...served his suspension from Sept. 24-25...set the club record for home runs by a second baseman with his 23rd on Sept. 22 at San Francisco...surpassed his total from 2003 (also: Craig Biggio, 1995)...holds the franchise record for second basemen in a single season in first-half RBI (51), second-half RBI (54), and overall RBI at the position (105)...voted the starting NL second baseman for the 2004 All-Star Game...was his fourth All-Star nod and first as an Astro...ranked fourth among National League second basemen with a .989 fielding mark, having committed just seven errors in 139 games...hit his 11th career grand slam on Sept. 1 at Cincinnati, the all-time record for career grand slams for a second baseman...has eight consecutive 20-homer seasons, a career record for a second baseman...recorded his second multi-home run game of the season on Aug. 31 at Cincinnati and the 17th of his career...hit two home runs on Aug. 25 vs. Philadelphia for his first multi-homer game of the season...led all MLB second basemen in 2004 in RBI (106) and tied for first with 27 home runs (with Soriano)...tied for third in MLB with 11 sacrifice flies...set club record with a 25-game hitting streak from May 14-June 11, batting .359 (33-for-92)...the streak was the second-longest in baseball in 2004...helped lead the Astros to the National League Championship Series, hitting three homers in the LCS and driving in seven runs during the seven-game series against the Cardinals. 2003 Ranked third among Major League second basemen with 22 home runs and second with 93 RBI on the season...his 22 homers tied Craig Biggio (22 in 1995 and 1997) for most home runs by a second baseman in a season in Astros history ... Recorded his 1,100th career RBI on Sept. 27 vs. Milwaukee ... Went 3-for-5 with his 10th career grand slam on Sept. 1 at Los Angeles (Ro. Myers) ... Missed three games to be with his wife, Dana, who gave birth to the couple's fourth child, a boy (Kaeden Thomas), on Aug. 29 ... Hit 39 doubles on the season, snapping a streak of four consecutive seasons with at least 40 doubles...also snapped a string of six consecutive seasons with at least 100 RBI ... Missed 23 games with tendinitis in his left wrist ... Had steals in three consecutive games for the first time in his career (May 21-23) ... Homered in his first Astros at-bat on April 1 vs. Colorado, becoming only the second player in franchise history to accomplish the feat (Jose Sosa, July 30, 1975). 2002 Helped the San Francisco Giants to the National League pennant by hitting .269 (18-for-67) with 10 runs, three doubles, three home runs and eight RBI in 17 postseason contests ... Batted .313 during the season with career highs of 37 homers and 108 RBI ... Posted sixth consecutive 100-RBI season (121 in 1997, 128 in '98, 101 in '99, 125 in '00, 106 in '01 and 108 in '02) ... Hit safely in 10 playoff contests ... Slammed pair of home runs in Game 5 of the World Series vs. Anaheim, marking the 46th time a player has had a multi-HR game in the Fall Classic...was his second career two-homer game in the postseason, also accomplishing feat in Game 3 of the 1997 NLDS vs. Florida ... Became just the fourth player in Giants franchise history to post 100-RBI seasons six straight years, joining Hall of Famers Willie Mays (eight years, 1959-66), Mel Ott (eight years, 1929-36) and Bill Terry (six years, 1927-32) ... Also posted 20-homer/100-RBI season for sixth consecutive season, becoming just third player in franchise history to accomplish feat, joining Mays (1959-66) and Ott (1929-36) ... Ranked eighth overall in NL with .313 batting average, second in hits with 195 and tied for ninth in RBI with 108 ... Also was among NL leaders in HR (T-7th, 37), doubles (T-5th, 42), total bases (2nd, 352), slugging percentage (8th, .565), batting average vs. left-handed pitchers (3rd, .366), road batting avgerage (7th, .323), extra-base hits (1st, 81) and multi-hit games (1st, 63) ... Batted .336 (143-for-425) with 32 doubles, 30 home runs and 84 RBI in 102 games beginning June 1, raising his season average 53 points over span (from .260) Named NL Player of Month for June after hitting .414 (46-for-111) with 18 runs, 10 doubles, six homers and 28 RBI in 26 contests ... Was his third such award (also June 2000 and August 1998)...also earned NL Player of Week for June 24-30, after hitting .394 (13-for-33) with six runs, three doubles, three homers and 13 RBI ... Collected the 1,000th RBI of his career on Sept. 9 vs. Los Angeles with a sacrifice fly in seventh inning which proved decisive run ... Clubbed his career-best 37th homer of year on Sept. 22 in Milwaukee ... Led the NL with 23 home runs following the All-Star Break ... Homered in each game of four-game series in Denver (Aug. 26-29), including multi-homer effort Aug. 29... marked first time in career he had homered in four straight games ... Played in 152 of last 158 games overall (151 starts), after beginning year on the disabled list...opened year on DL after suffering broken bone in left wrist from a non-baseball related fall March 1 during Spring Training ... Missed initial four games of campaign, after appearing in just two Major League games during the spring. 2001 Posted fifth consecutive 20-HR/100-RBI campaign, clubbing 22 home runs and driving in 106 runs...his RBI total was second on the club ... All-Star Game starter also established Giants franchise record with career-high 49 doubles, breaking former mark set by Jack Clark (46 in 1978) ... Made third straight trip to the Major League All-Star Game in 2001, being voted starting second baseman on the National League squad for second straight year... joined Rich Aurilia as starting keystone combo in 2001 All-Star Game, becoming 17th double-play combo to start Mid-Summer Classic ... Led NL second basemen with .987 fielding percentage (668 chances, nine errors at position) ... Ranked among NL leaders, finishing third in doubles (49) and leading in sacrifice flies (13) ... Drove in seven runs on May 1 at Pittsburgh, tying his career best established on July 24, 1998 vs. Cincinnati... was one RBI short of tying club record for game. 2000 The All-Star second baseman earned MVP honors by hitting .334 with 33 home runs and 125 RBI while helping lead San Francisco to the best record in baseball ... Ranked among NL leaders in nearly every offensive category, finishing fourth in RBI, sixth in average, eighth in runs scored (114), fifth in hits (196), tied for sixth in extra base hits (81), seventh in total bases (350), tied for eighth in doubles (41), sixth in average with RISP (.333), 10th in slugging percentage (.596), sixth in on-base percentage (.424) and tied for sixth in multi-hit games (57) ... Also received his first career Silver Slugger Award as top offensive player at his position in NL ... His 196 hits surpassed previous career-high of 156 in 1998...last Giant to have more hits in season was Bobby Bonds in 1970 (200) ... Posted career high totals in average, hits, HR, RBI, doubles, runs scored, triples (7) and games played (159) ... With 32 home runs as second baseman, he set a new franchise standard for homers at the position, eclipsing his own previous mark of 31 HR (1998) Became just the eighth second baseman in Major League history to be named Most Valuable Player by BBWAA ... (since 1931), joining Frankie Frisch (1931), Charlie Gehringer (1937), Joe Gordon (1942), Jackie Robinson (1949), Nellie Fox (1959), Joe Morgan (1975 and '76) and Ryne Sandberg (1984) ... With the 2000 appearance, became the first Giant in franchise history (NY and SF) to start at second base in the Mid-Summer Classic ... Had 475 RBI from 1997-2000 for highest RBI total during a four-year period for any player who played primarily second base in Major League history, surpassing Hall of Famer Rogers Hornsby (472, 1922-25) ... Led the Giants in RBI each year from 1997-2000, becoming first player to lead club in RBI four consecutive seasons since Willie Mays did so over five straight years (1962-66) ... Paced the National League with 85 RBI before the All-Star break, while also ranking among triple crown leaders in batting average (fifth, .355) and home runs (tied for ninth, 23) ... His 85 RBI prior to All-Star Break were most in franchise history, surpassing the previous mark of Kevin Mitchell's 81 in 1989 ... Was elected starting second baseman on NL All-Star team, marking the first time as a starter and second time on the squad (also as a reserve in 1999) ... Received news of double honors prior to July 4 action, learning about All-Star nomination and also being voted NL Player of Month for June... marked his second NL Player of Month award (also August of '98) ... Posted at least one RBI in 71 of 159 games on the year (44.0 percent)...included was 10-game streak with at least one RBI June 7-18 (14 RBI total) ... Hit safely in 119 of 159 games overall (74.8 percent) on the year...posted 27 multi-RBI contests ... Ranked fourth among NL second basemen with .986 fielding percentage (10 errors, 706 total chances) ... Appeared in team-high 159 games on year...first missed start of season was July 9 in first-half finale, having been weakened by a flu bug the previous few days (and dropping 12 pounds) ... Drilled his ninth career grand slam on Aug. 9 off Milwaukee's Paul Rigdon, giving him 102 RBI on campaign ... Following the season, joined a group of MLB All-Stars on eight-game tour of Japan...hit .125 (2-for-16) in six games as MLB All-Stars posted a 5-2-1 series victory. 1999 Despite a chronic toe injury that plagued him all year, continued to put up huge numbers and solidified his status as one of baseball's top second basemen ... Earned his first career appearance in All-Star Game, finishing season with 23 home runs and 101 RBI while posting .290 batting average ... Marked his third straight season and fifth in eight Major League campaigns he had at least 20 homers ... Posted then-career-high 40 doubles, tying for ninth in the National League...had eight sacrifice flies, finishing tied for eighth in NL ... Became just seventh SF Giant (19th in franchise history) to hit for cycle, accomplishing the feat on May 3 in Pittsburgh...the only other SF players to collect a single, double, triple and home run in a game were Robby Thompson in 1991, Chris Speier in 1988, Candy Maldonado in 1987, Jeff Leonard in 1985, Dave Kingman in 1972 and Jim Ray Hart in 1970 ... Finished night 5-for-5 with a double, a triple, a home run and five RBI, matching career-high for hits in game (also March 31, 1998 at Houston) ... Was placed on 15-day disabled list prior to Aug. 3 game at Arizona with inflammation of left foot...was activated from DL prior to Aug. 21 game vs. Brewers ... Clubbed eighth career grand slam on Sept. 3 off Pittsburgh's Francisco Cordova ... Participated for National League in 70th All-Star Game at Boston's Fenway Park on July 13, being named to squad by skipper Bruce Bochy...walked and grounded into double play in his two plate appearances while making a pair of assists in field. 1998 Had second straight All-Star caliber season, bettering his numbers from 1997...both his 31 HR and 128 RBI established career highs, surpassing totals of 29 and 121 accomplished in 1997...hammered 31st home run of season Sept. 27 at Colorado (off Pedro Astacio)...his .297 average on season also set career standard, 57 points higher than .250 mark in 1997...posted stellar numbers despite missing 24 games while on DL June 10-July 9 with sprained right knee...finished 4th in National League for RBI, while leading Giants with .332 average (65x196) with runners in scoring position...was third in NL for RBI Ratio (at bats per RBI) with 4.1 mark, trailing only Mark McGwire (3.5) and Sammy Sosa (4.1)...was particularly strong down stretch, hitting safely in 29 of his last 36 games, while going 48x138 (.348) with 11 HR, 43 RBI and 36 runs scored...had 22 home runs and 76 RBI in his last 61 games (beginning July 24), hitting safely in 48 contests (76x229, .332, 14 doubles, 54 runs scored)...owned career-high 13-game hitting streak Aug. 21-Sept. 2, going 20x47 (.426) with six home runs, 18 RBI and 18 runs...was named National League Player of the Month for August, finishing month with .355 average (39x110) and 11 home runs...led NL in RBI each of last two months of season with 32 in August and 31 in September...collected career-high five hits March 31 in season opener at Houston, finishing 5x7 with home run (three-run shot off Shane Reynolds) and four RBI...five hits were most by Giant since Mike Benjamin matched franchise record with six June 14, 1995 (at Chicago)...had career-high seven RBI July 24 vs. Cincinnati, ending contest 2x3 with two home runs (both off Scott Winchester, including grand slam)...his RBI total was most by Giant since Barry Bonds had seven in contest Oct. 1, 1993 at LA...slugged his seventh career grand slam Sept. 19 vs. Los Angeles (fifth as Giant, second on year), fourth-inning shot off Mike Judd...suffered knee injury June 9 vs. Seattle, as he completed double play and was subsequently rolled into by Alex Rodriguez...while on DL, SF went just 11-13...finished game 3x3 with RBI and two runs scored, as he hit safely in 28 of his last 35 games prior to going down...he was named 1998 "Willie Mac" Award winner, an honor voted upon by Giants players, coaches and training staff for most inspirational player. 1997 Had a tremendous season, producing then-career bests in home runs (29), RBI (121), games (155), at-bats (580), runs scored (90), hits (145), doubles (38), walks (48), strikeouts (133) and stolen bases (11) ... Finished tied for 14th in NL for HR (29), fifth in RBI (121) and tied for third in sacrifice flies (10) ... Established then-franchise record (SF and NY) for most roundtrippers in season by Giants second baseman on Sept. 15 when he drilled his 27th at second base (28th total) off Tom Glavine ... His three grand slams on year tied Giants franchise record (both SF and NY), as only Willie McCovey (1967), Wes Westrum (1951), Sid Gordon (1948) and George Kelly (1921) have also hit three in a year for Giants ... Had 18 home runs (eighth in NL) and 64 RBI (tied seventh in NL) at All-Star Break, one shy of SF record for second baseman in both categories ... His start at second base in opener April 1 vs. Pirates marked first time anyone other than Robby Thompson had started at second for SF in season's initial contest since 1985 (Manny Trillo) ... Drilled his third career grand slam, first of the year, on April 30 in firstt inning off Pittsburgh's Jon Lieber...clubbed his second grand slam of year and fourth of career May 13 in Cincinnati...drilled his third grand slam of campaign and fifth of career May 20 vs. Colorado, slugging first inning shot (off Roger Bailey) ... Slugged his 100th career roundtripper on July 22 vs. Philadelphia, a two-run shot in the seventh ... Posted his 100th RBI on Aug. 28 vs. Texas, making him the first National League middle infielder to reach the century plateau since Chicago Cubs' Ryne Sandberg in 1991. 1996 Split the campaign between New York Mets and Cleveland Indians...combined, hit .284 with 27 doubles, one triple,12 home runs and 55 RBI in 128 games ... With Mets, hit .290 with 20 doubles, nine home runs and 39 RBI in 89 games (all starts) at third base ... Collected 500th career hit at San Francisco May 19 ... Was traded to Cleveland with infielder Jose Vizcaino in exchange for infielders Carlos Baerga and Alvaro Espinoza on July 29...made 28 starts for Tribe ... Found his stroke in September, hitting .348 (16-for-46) with five doubles, one home run and eight RBI in 18 games (12 starts) during month ... Over his final 12 games, hit .359 (14-for-39) with five doubles, one home run and eight RBI ... Appeared in four American League Division Series games (two starts) for Indians vs. Baltimore, hitting .125 (1-for-8) with two runs and one double. 1995 Started 122 games at second base for Mets ... Left July 5 game vs. Chicago with sprained right shoulder...placed on DL July 6-21 ... Hit .297 (94-for-316) over final 84 contests of year. 1994 Opened year April 4 at Chicago by tying his then-career high with four hits, going 4-for-5 ... Recorded third career multi-homer game on April 14 vs. Chicago, also tied his then-career best with five RBI...also collected two homers on April 17 vs. Houston ...Named National League Player of Week for April 11-17 after hitting .450 (9-for-20) with six home runs and 13 RBI ...Tied Mets' club record with at least one RBI in eight straight games between April 11-20 (17 RBI total) ...Cracked second career grand slam in first inning July 22 off San Francisco's Bill Swift... Tied for third in National League with 10 hit-by-pitches...batted .385 with men in scoring position (40-for-104) with four home runs and 42 RBI. 1993 Set the Mets club record for home runs (21) and RBI (80) by second baseman...old marks of 15 HR and 68 RBI were set by Gregg Jefferies in 1990 ... Tied with Houston's Craig Biggio for National League lead in homers by second basemen, while he led the league's second basemen in RBI ... Started 124 games at second base and 12 at third base...tied for ninth in NL with eight hit-by-pitches ... After June 23, hit .303 (91-for-300) with 16 home runs and 55 RBI in 82 games ... Was National League Player of the Week for week of April 18 ... Had first two multiple-home run games of his career on July 18 at San Francisco and July 27 vs. Florida ... Set then-personal high with five RBI in 9-3 victory over Expos at Shea on Sept. that game, he drilled his first career grand slam. 1992 Split rookie campaign between Toronto and the New York Mets ... Named to Topps All-Rookie team at second base ... Showed outstanding power potential in his rookie season, combining to hit .239 (73-for-305) with 11 HR and 50 RBI in 102 games with Blue Jays and Mets ... Had 34 extra-base hits among his 73 total hits, including 21 doubles ... His 11 combined home runs ranked third among Major League rookies (Eric Karros and Reggie Sanders, 20) while his 50 RBI were second behind Karros (88) ... Played all four infield positions during year ... Hit safely in first three games in Majors, including first big league home run April 14 off Yankees' Lee Guetterman ... Was traded to the Mets on Aug. 27 with player to be named later (OF Ryan Thompson) in exchange for pitcher David Cone ... Collected first National League hit, extra-base hit and RBI in second game of Aug. 28 doubleheader vs. Cincinnati. 1991 Named as the Blue Jays' R. Howard Webster Award winner at Double-A Knoxville as team MVP ... Led Southern League in games (139) and doubles (34)...also led Knoxville in at-bats (445), hits (114), runs (68), walks (80) and stolen bases (25) while tying for team's RBI lead (61). 1990 Made a successful switch to second base from third base and shortstop ... Finished second in Florida State League in doubles (32), home runs (16) and total bases (208)...named to both Mid-Season and Post-Season All-Star Teams ... Won the Blue Jays' R. Howard Webster Award as Single-A Dunedin's MVP. 1989 Opened professional career at Single A St. Catharine's ... Led New York-Penn League in home runs (13) and tied for fifth in games played (73).