Mike Mordecai #12

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 5' 10" /180

Mike Mordecai MLB Career Stats

1362 .244 24 132 13 .665

Mike Mordecai Bio

  • Full Name: Michael Howard Mordecai
  • Born: 12/13/1967 in Birmingham, AL
  • Draft: 1989, Atlanta Braves, 6th rd. (140th overall)
  • College: South Alabama
  • Debut: 5/8/1994
  • Last Game: 9/21/2005
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MLB Career Stats 1362 157 333 24 132 13 .244 .303 .665


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Mike Mordecai Awards

World Series Championship

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1995 Atlanta NL

Michael Howard Mordecai Bio Info

  • Michael Howard Mordecai and his wife, Jennifer, were married on Feb. 5, 2000...they have a son, Jackson, born Aug. 2, 2000, a daughter, Taylor Mae, born April 27, 1995.
  • Is a 1986 graduate of Hewitt Trussville (AL) High School where he played baseball, basketball and football... attended Southern Alabama from 1987-89, and he was inducted into the Hall of Fame on April 27, 2001.
  • Was a two-time All-American and was named to the All-Sun Belt Conference team three times -- helped the Jaguars to a Sun Belt Conference title in 1987.
  • Majored in criminal justice and minored in sociology... enjoys fishing, golfing, movies and NASCAR races.
2005 Spent the season managing the organization's short-season Class-A Jamestown Jammers of the New York-Penn League. The team posted a 31-44 record. Signed as a free agent on Sept. 12, adding experience to the roster. Made his lone start on Sept. 20 at the Mets, going 0-for-2 that game. It was his first big league experience since the final game of the 2004 season. 2004 Veteran utility player tied his career high with four hits at Tampa Bay on June 27 ... Belted his only home run in the last game of the season, connecting off Philadelphia's Brett Myers ... Filled in at catcher on June 1, replacing the injured Ramon Castro, who left in the second inning. The game went into extra innings and Mordecai caught eight frames against the Reds. It was the second time in his career he saw action at catcher. 2003
  • Saw action in 65 games, making 14 starts and seeing 25 pinch-hit appearances... overall, played in 14 games (nine starts) at shortstop, 12 games (one start) at third base, 12 games (three starts) at second base and one game (one start) at first base... hit .213 with two homers and eight RBI on the season, in 89 at-bats.
  • Began his season hitting .278 (5x18) over his first 15 games, then went 6x40 (.150) over a 33-game stretch, May 4-August 11, dropping his average to .190... from that point, hit .258 (8x31) over his final 17 games.
  • Each of his two home runs were extra-inning game-winning homers... his first came on July 23 at Atlanta off RHP Trey Hodges in the top of the 12th inning at Turner Field, as he entered the game as a 10th-inning pinch-runner for Mike Lowell... was his first homer as a Marlin and his first since August 8, 2001 vs. St. Louis (with MON) off Bud Smith... the homer ended a streak of 164 games and 298 at-bats without going deep.
  • Added his second extra-inning GW HR of the season on August 13, off LAbs Victor Alvarez in the 11th inning... was his second straight at-bat with a game-winning homer, as his previous at-bat came on July 23 at Atlanta.
  • Hit in a season-high three straight games (.429, 3x7), August 13-17.
  • Collected hits in six of his 14 starts, posting a .146 batting average (7x48) in those games... included two hits on September 1 vs.Montreal, his first multi-hit game of the season and first overall since September 20, 2002 at Atlanta, when he went 2x3... ended a stretch of 60 games played without a multi-hit effort.
  • Collected two RBI on August 17 vs. San Diego, his first multi-RBI game since August 27, 2002 vs. Mets.
2003 Postseason:
  • Appeared in three games, all in the NLCS vs. Chicago, and hit .200 (1x5) with three RBI... collected all three RBI in an eight-run eighth inning in an 8-3 win in Game 6 at Wrigley Field.
  • combined to play 93 games with the Marlins and Expos, hitting .245 with eight doubles and 11 RBI... hit .286 (22x77, 4 2B, 7 RBI) in 38 games with Florida after batting .203 in 55 games with Montreal... collected nine multiple hit games on the season, six with the Marlins and three with the Expos.
  • overall, played in 35 games (10 starts) at third base, 27 games (20 starts) at shortstop, four games (two starts) at first base, four games (one start) at second base and one game in left field... with the Marlins, played 24 of his 32 games in the field at shortstop, including 17 of his 19 starts (two at third base).
  • collected a career-high four hits on April 13 at the New York Mets... marked his second career four-hit game as he tallied four hits for the first time on August 9, 2001 vs. St. Louis... went 3x4 in Game 1 of a September 20 doubleheader at New York, his most hits in a game since his 4x6 contest on April 13 at Shea.
  • recorded one multiple RBI game: August 27 at New York, a two-run pinch-hit single in the ninth inning... was his first multi-RBI game since October 7, 2001 at the Mets.
  • made his Marlins debut as a July 12 at Wrigley Field in Chicago as a 14th inning pinch-hitter... reached base on a Joe Borowski fielding error of a sac bunt... made his first Marlins start on July 14 at Chicago, playing third base... went 1x4 with a double... ended an 11-game hitless streak and an 0x7 slide with the double, his first hit since a June 16 RBI single vs. Toronto, while a member of the Expos.
  • hit in 12 of his 19 starts as a Marlin, including six multi-hit games... batted .288 (19x66) with six RBI as a Florida starter.
  • posted hits in four of his first five starts with Florida, including two-hit contests on July 16 at New York (NL), July 23 vs. Atlanta and August 1 vs. St. Louis... posted a .389 average (7x18) over those five starts.
  • ended his season with a .245 batting average, his highest mark since he was hitting .250 on June 4... hit .326 (15x46, 2 2B, 5 RBI) over his final 23 games, including 11 starts... had a season-high three-game hitting streak over his last five games to end the season (.444, 4x9, 2B, 2 RBI).
  • committed one error in 90 total chances with the Marlins, a .989 fielding percentage.
  • went 3x22 with two RBI as a pinch-hitter, 1x14 with Montreal and 2x8 with two RBI with Florida.
2001 Mordecai was, for a third season in a row, a valuable utility infielder... His versatility gave him the opportunity to start 33 games at third base, four at shortstop and one at first base while appearing in 68 games... Also played first base on three occasions, including the second game of the season... He and Geoff Blum were the only Expos to play at all infield positions... Appeared eight times as a pinch-hitter, going 1-for-7 with a walk... Established career highs with a .284 batting average and 16 doubles... As a starter, he batted an impressive .324 (37-for-114) while showing some power with two home runs, 13 doubles and 10 RBI.

  • HOME RUN: Hit a 3-run home run in his only plate appearance on May 3 off Colorado's Pedro Astacio.
  • BIG RUN: Went 2-for-4 on May 9 against the Phillies starting at third base... Doubled in the tying run in the 9th inning in a 3-2 Expos win... Was first start since April 14 at Philadelphia.
  • GAME WINNER: Drove in the winning run on May 14 with a 9th-inning single off Chicago's Rick Aguilera... The Expos rallied for three runs to overcome 15-13 deficit.
  • IT'S A BOY: Rejoined the team on August 4 at Houston after travelling to Alabama for the birth of his son, Jackson, who was born on August 2.
  • EXTRA-INNING: Singled in the 10th inning as a pinch-hitter on August 5 at Houston in the Expos 10-9 win.
  • 3-HITTER: Went 3-for-4 with two doubles, a walk and two runs on August 8 at Arizona, tying a career high for most hits for the fourth time.
  • SIDELINED: Missed five games with a contusion to his right knee from September 4-8... Suffered the injury on September 3 at Cincinnati attempting to turn a double play.
1999 Mordecai was, for the second season in a row, a valuable, experienced utility player for manager Felipe Alou... Also appeared in a career-high number of games due to injuries to third baseman Shane Andrews in May and to shortstop Orlando Cabrera in August-September... Appeared in 109 games (53 starts) and set career highs in all offensive categories, except batting average, while tying his triples total (2)... Defensively, he compiled a .967 fielding percentage, committing seven errors despite being shuffled between three positions.

  • STARTS: Started 53 games including 24 at third base, 22 at shortstop and seven at second base... Started in a career-high 13 straight games from May 17-31 while Shane Andrews was on the DL... Started 12 of those games at third base and one at second... Started four straight games from April 1-5, 1996, when he was with the Braves, replacing an injured Chipper Jones.
  • SPARKPLUG: Gave the Club a much needed boost during his 13-game starting streak, going 16-for-53 (.301) with four doubles, one triple, four homers, seven walks, 10 RBI and 13 runs scored... The Expos went 8-5 during the run.
  • THREE RUNS: Doubled, hit a two-run homer, walked and scored three runs as the lead-off man on May 31 as the Expos completed a three-game sweep of the Giants at Montreal.
  • FORE: Homered in consecutive games twice... Solo HR off Milwaukee's Hideo Nomo on May 21 after belting a HR off the Philadelphia's Chad Ogea May 19... Also homered on May 29 off the Giants Shawn Estes before homering off San Fran's Chris Brock on May 30 to set a career high with four homers.
  • LAST HOMER: Came in the season finale on October 3 at Philadelphia, hitting a two-run shot off Randy Wolf.
  • STREAK: Hit safely in a career-high eight straight games from May 26-June 8, going 10-for-30 (.333) with three doubles, two homers and four RBI during the run.
  • THREE-HITTER: Went 3-for-4, RBI on July 16 at Baltimore for third career three-hit game, second time in 1999 (May 17 against Philadelphia)... First three-hit game came on August 30, 1996 as a member of the Braves at Chicago.
1998 Mordecai joined the Expos in 1998 as a Spring Training invitee... Appeared in 73 games while starting 21 of them... Started 10 games at second base, nine at short and two at third... His season was interrupted for a month due to a sprained right thumb, missing 25 games... Was injured on June 23 at Toronto, diving into second base while attempting to stretch a single into a double to lead off the 4th inning... Was reinstated from the disabled list on July 24 after a six-game rehabilitation assignment at AAA Ottawa along with a two-game stint at Class A Jupiter... Hit his first home run the day he came back from the injury, in the second game of a doubleheader on July 24 at Milwaukee off Paul Wagner... First dinger since September 28, 1996, at the Big O (then with the Atlanta Braves)... Connected again for a two-run HR off Carlos Perez on August 24 vs the Dodgers... Solo shot off Alvin Morman on September 2 at San Francisco, going 2-for-2, while adding a triple. 1997 Mordecai played five different positions for the Braves in 1997... Appeared in 61 games overall, playing 19 games at third base (five starts); four at second base and four at shortstop; three at first base (one start) and one in right field... Served as designated hitter on June 30 vs the Yankees (0-for-4)... Had five hits in five at-bats April 16-20, including two doubles, one triple, one RBI and three runs... Hit .175 (11-for-63) in 52 games before being assigned to AAA Richmond... Was in a 1-for-23 skid... In the International League, hit .311 (38-for-122) with 10 doubles, three home runs, 23 runs and 15 RBI in 31 games... Recalled by the Braves on September 1 but was not added to the postseason roster. 1996 Mordecai was utilized as a key reserve with the Braves in 1996, playing all infield positions... Started 17 games, 12 at second base and five at third base... Filled in for the injured Chipper Jones, starting the first four games of the season... Drove in the go-ahead run with an 18th-inning single in the Braves 5-3 win August 3 at Los Angeles... Placed on 15-day disabled list April 19 with hairline fracture of the radius bone in right wrist... Injury occurred April 18 on a hard ground ball hit by Florida's Greg Colbrunn... Recalled from rehabilitation assignment at Richmond May 11.

Postseason Highlights 1995 In 1995, provided clutch play off the bench in his rookie season... Had a pair of game-winning final-at-bat hits, June 9 vs St. Louis and August 13 vs Colorado... Made no errors the entire season in 70 total chances... Made his first Major League start at second base July 16 at San Diego (1-for-3)... Started five games and batted .294 (5-for-17, HR)... Was 7-for-29, .241 as a pinch-hitter.

Postseason Highlights

  • Division Series: went 2-for-3 with double and 2 RBI, including 2-for-2 as a pinch-hitter... His pinch-hit single drove in the go-ahead run in 9th inning of Game Two, won by Braves 7-4.
  • NLCS: hitless in two at-bats.
  • World Series: had one hit in three at-bats in three contests.
1994 In 1994, had two brief stints with the Braves... His first tour of duty was from May 3-20, replacing the injured Jeff Blauser on the roster... First big league hit was a three-run, ninth-inning home run against the Phillies... His second appearance lasted just three days, July 23-25... Mordecai enjoyed his best professional season in 1994 at AAA Richmond, batting .280 with 14 homers and 57 RBI... Hit home runs in consecutive at-bats vs Norfolk June 3... Stole second, third and home at Charlotte July 26... Had 31 multi-hit games... Batted .350 (36-for-103) against lefties and .333 (24-for-84) when leading off an inning... Given the John M. Zwack III Memorial Award for being most community-minded player. 1993 In 1993 at Richmond, spent first full season at the AAA level... Voted Richmond's Most Competitive Player... Played seven different positions through the course of the regular season (all but pitcher and center field)... Reached base via a hit or walk 10 straight times, including back-to-back four-hit games and seven consecutive hits at Rochester June 29-July 1... Ended the season with a seven-game hitting streak. 1992 In 1992, ranked third at AA Greenville with 31 RBI when he was promoted to AAA Richmond June 19... Ended the season with a seven-game hitting streak... Played for Sun Cities of the Arizona Fall League, where he hit .301 with four home runs. 1991 In 1991, in his second full season at Class A Durham, led the team in batting with .262 average... Ranked second on the squad with 104 hits, 52 runs and 30 stolen bases, a career high. 1990 In 1990, finished third in the Carolina League with seven triples. 1989 Mordecai began his pro career in 1989 at Class A Burlington and hit .253 in 65 games... Appeared in four games at AA Greenville.