Junior Spivey

Junior Spivey

  • 2B
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 0"/200

Junior Spivey MLB Career Stats

.270 48 201 32 .790

Junior Spivey Bio

  • Full Name: Ernest Lee Spivey
  • Born: 1/28/1975 in Oklahoma City, OK
  • Draft: 1995, St. Louis Cardinals, 28th rd. (771st overall)
  • College: Cowley County CC
  • Debut: June 2, 2001
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/27/2005
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MLB Career Stats 1553 258 419 48 201 32 .270 .354 .790


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Junior Spivey Awards

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2002 Arizona NL

Junior Spivey Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
2002 .301 15th in NL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
2002 .389 17th in NL

Runs Scored

Season R Rank
2002 103 8th in NL


Season BB Rank
2002 65 25th in NL


Season H Rank
2002 162 21st in NL


Season 2B Rank
2002 34 25th in NL


Season 3B Rank
2002 6 12th in NL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
2002 16 4th in NL

Ernest Lee Spivey Bio Info

Married Tabitha ... has one child: Ernest Lee III ... attended Northwestern Oklahoma State for one semester, intending to play basketball ... transferred to Cowley County (Kan.) Junior College, where he played baseball ... graduated in 1993 from Douglas (Okla.) High School. 2006 Spent the season at Class AAA Memphis in the St. Louis organization ... hit a career-low .200 but drew 58 walks for a .347 on-base percentage ... batted .148 (20-135) from the leadoff spot but .274 (20-73) at No. 2 ... hit .260 (19-73) with six of his nine home runs in August ... posted back-to-back three-hit efforts on 8/12-13 vs. Iowa ... drove in two runs in three straight games from 7/18-20 vs. Round Rock ... played in nine games for Aguilas in the Mexican Pacific League. 2005 Split the season between Milwaukee and Washington ... had at least one at-bat in all nine spots in the order except leadoff ... was traded to the Nationals on 6/10 in exchange for pitcher Toma Ohka ... with Milwaukee playing in Philadelphia, took the Amtrak to Washington D.C. on 6/10 and arrived a few moments after first pitch vs. Seattle ... made his debut as a pinch runner in the seventh inning ... hit a game-winning, two-run homer on 6/12 vs. the Mariners ... suffered a right radius fracture on 7/9 at Philadelphia while hitting in the batting cage when a batted ball ricocheted off the pitcher screen ... underwent surgery to repair the fracture on 7/13 and missed 63 games ... was reinstated on the disabled list on 9/17 ... appeared in five games in September as a pinch-hitter. 2004 Was the Opening Day second baseman for Milwaukee ... collected four hits and tied the Brewers club record with three doubles on 4/11 vs. Houston ... was limited to one pinch-hitting appearance between 5/2-22 due to a strained right hamstring ... suffered a subluxation of the left shoulder on 7/2 at Pittsburgh when diving into first base ... missed the remainder of the season ... underwent surgery on 7/30 by Dr. Lewis Yocum, who placed three anchors in the labrum and debrided the sub-scapolaris muscle, a part of the rotator cuff. 2003 Was Arizona's Opening Day starting second baseman ... hit .342 (25-73) with seven home runs, 19 RBI and 18 runs scored in 17 games from 4/28-5/20 ... homered in three straight games from 5/2-4 at Atlanta ... hit a pinch home run on 5/3 at Atlanta, a two-run shot off Ray King ... played center field for the first time in his career on 6/4 ... was on the disabled list from 6/15-7/20 with a sprained left ankle. 2002 Set career highs in virtually every offensive category and was named to the National League All-Star Team ... led Arizona in average (.301), runs scored (103), hits (162), doubles (34) and hit-by-pitches (16) ... hit in every spot in the order ... hit a 461-foot, game-ending home run off Jose Mesa on 5/18 vs. Philadelphia ... compiled a career-high, 18-game hitting streak from 5/31-7/4 (.371, 26-70), which was interrupted by stint on the disabled list with a strained right hamstring (6/11-25) ... hit an inside-the-park home run on 6/9 at Boston, the first by a Fenway Park visitor since Toronto's Junior Felix on 6/2/89 ... was 2-13 (.154) in the NLDS vs. St. Louis ... took part in Major League Baseball All-Star Tour of Japan in November. 2001 Was recalled from Tucson on 6/2 ... reached base safely four times in his first start on 6/7 vs. the Dodgers ... first major-league hit was a sixth-inning single off Gregg Olson ... added a solo home run off Jesse Orosco in the eighth inning of a 13-9 win ... reached base safely in his first 13 major-league starts and 25 of his first 26, hitting .337 (32-95) ... became the fifth rookie since 1954 to record a pair of five-hit games, joining the Cardinals Wally Moon (1954), the Cubs Ken Hubbs (1962), Milwaukee's Rico Carty (1964) and the White Sox Chris Singleton (1999) ... went 5-6 on 6/21 at Colorado and 5-5 on 8/12 at Atlanta, with four of hits coming off Greg Maddux. 2000 An injury to his left hamstring limited him to 28 games with Tucson and six with El Paso ... opened the season with eight hits in his first 16 at-bats ... hit two home runs with five RBI on 4/27 at Salt Lake ... was disabled from 5/8-6/14 with a strained left hamstring ... upon his reinstatement, was 8-19 with five doubles and one home run in five games before tearing the hamstring on 6/22 at San Antonio. 1999 Was limited by injuries to 44 games for Class AA El Paso ... missed the first six weeks of the season with a torn ligament in his left thumb suffered in spring training ... was reinstated on 5/15 and hit .293 before suffering a broken left hamate bone on 7/3 ... missed the rest of the season. 1998 Combined stops in Class A High Desert and Double A Tulsa and accumulated an organization-leading 42 stolen bases and 92 walks ... was Arizona's Minor League Player of the Month for May, hitting .337 with seven RBI and 12 stolen bases while with the Mavericks, earning a spot in the California League All-Star Game, but a finger sprain prevented his participation ... after hitting .281 in 79 games for High Desert, he made the move to Double A, playing on loan with Tulsa of the Texas organization ... hit .311 for Tulsa, but was most impressive in the postseason, hitting .342 in 10 playoff games as the Drillers won the Texas League title. 1997 Spent the entire season at Class A High Desert, hitting .273 for the California League champs ... best stretch was a 16-game hitting streak from July 29-August 15 ...after a hitless game ended the 16-gamer, he immediately began a 10-game string. 1996 Pro career started with the Phoenix (Rookie) club, ranking second in the league with a .333 batting average, while leading the circuit with 11 stolen bases ... earned Organizational Player of the Month for June, then was promoted to Rookie-level Lethbridge.