|MLB Career Stats||705||81||174||25||100||6||.247||.327||.745|
|2004||6||15th in NL|
IN A PINCH: Belted his first career pinch-hit homer 8/25 at PHI...logged a hit in three of four pinch-hit appearances from 8/21-25...8-for-37 (.216) with three doubles, a homer, five RBI, two runs scored and five walks in 44 pinch-hit appearances.
DOWN ON THE FARM: Played in eight games overall with Triple-A Portland in 2007, including three rehab appearances...batted .370 (10-for-27) with two doubles, a homer, three RBI and five runs scored over those eight contests.2006 SUMMARY: Hit .229 (16-for-70) with two home runs, seven RBI and seven runs scored in 38 games for the Padres over three separate Major League stints...split time between San Diego and Triple-A Portland...appeared in 19 of his 37 games in the month of September, and hit .267 (12-for-45) after the All-Star break with two homers, six RBI and four runs scored...drove in the game-winning run Sept. 17 at Los Angeles, delivering a pinch-hit RBI single in the top of the ninth to lift the Padres to a 2-1 lead and into first place past the Dodgers...hit both of his homers in San Francisco, including a two-run shot on September 9...was recalled from Portland August 31 and remained with San Diego for the balance of the season...was recalled from Portland on July 21 and two days later belted a game-tying solo homer in the ninth inning at San Francisco, his first longball as a Padre...connected for two hits July 30 at Colorado, tying a season-high (also April 12 at Florida)...broke camp with the Padres out of Peoria and remained with the club until April 18 when he was optioned to Portland...acquired from the Texas Rangers along with Chris Young and Adrian Gonzalez in a six-player trade on Jan. 4.
PINCH ME: Proved to be one of the most productive pinch-hitters, posting a .385 (5-for-13) average and a .556 on-base percentage while pinch-hitting...despite just 12 at-bats, trailed only Geoff Blum, Mark Bellhorn and Rob Bowen for pinch hits.
POUNDING IN PORTLAND: Slugged 24 home runs in 367 at-bats with the Beavers and led the team with a .311 average...racked up 73 RBI and scored 69 runs...ranked second in the Pacific Coast League in slugging percentage (.583)...was named Topps PCL Co-Player of the Month for August after being optioned to Portland by the Padres on Aug. 1...compiled a team-record (since 2001) 19-game hitting streak from Aug. 11-30, hitting .413 (31-for-75) with 24 runs scored, three doubles, four triples, 10 home runs and 25 RBI over that span...the streak was still active when San Diego recalled him Aug. 31...also earned PCL Batter of the Week honors for the week of Aug. 14-20...hit a game-winning home run June 19 vs. Fresno.2005 Played in only 20 games in 2005 due to a season-ending right hamstring injury suffered May 2 at Los Angeles...underwent successful surgery to repair the right proximal hamstring on May 6 at Kerlan-Jobe Clinic in Los Angeles, CA...surgery was performed by Dr. Neal Elattrache...lone home run was the first in Nationals' club history, a two-run shot off Jon Lieber on April 4 at Philadelphia. 2004 Overcame slow start to produce solid rookie campaign...despite zero big league experience, hit .269 with 20 doubles, 15 home runs and 62 RBI in 133 games...garnered spot on Topps All-Rookie Team...thanks to a 12-for-21 flurry with runners in scoring position the last 2-plus weeks of the season, led the 2004 Expos by hitting .337 with RISP...ranked among NL rookie leaders in home runs (tied for 2nd), RBI (3rd), hits (7th with 107), runs (tied 7th with 45), total bases (6th with 184), doubles (7th), triples (tied for first with 6), walks (tied for 4th with 40), on-base percentage (7th at .336), slugging percentage (tied for 7th with .462), extra-base hits (tied for 4th with 41) and outfield assists (tied for 2nd with 5)...got off to horrific start...went 1-for-34 his first 14 games...hit .291 thereafter...batted 7th and started in LF on Opening Day, April 6 at FLA...went 0-for-2 with 2 walks...first career hit-a 9th inning single off Braden Looper on April 19 at NYM-snapped an 0-for-22 skid to begin big league career...Terrmel's 22 at-bat drought to begin his career was the longest in MLB since PIT's Aramis Ramirez went 0-for-24 to begin his career in 1998...among nonpitchers, Sledge's 0-for-22 matched the longest drought to begin a tenure with Montreal (rookies or not)...2B/SS Gary Sutherland also went hitless in his first 22 at-bats with the Expos in 1969...posted a season-high 10-game hitting streak April 23-May 8...hit .533 (16-for-30) with 2 home runs and 6 RBI during the 10-gamer...hit first career home run during the streak (2-run shot on May 4 vs. COL off Turk Wendell)...was named the National League Rookie of the Month for May...hit a team-high .316 (24-for-76) in 25 May contests...tallied 4 home runs and 12 RBI...also posted a .526 slugging percentage in May to lead the club...this, after hitting just .122 in April...saw an impressive 4.04 pitches per plate appearance...posted nearly twice as many extra-base hits after the All-Star break (27) than before (14)...same theme with RBI: 41 of 62 RBI came in July (9), August (8) or September/October (24)...hit .333 (10-for-30) in interleague play...started games in LF (58), RF (37), CF (1, April 19 at NYM) and 1B (6) for Frank Robinson...batted leadoff just once (April 19 at NYM)...hit .406 (13-for-32) when putting the first pitch in play...batted .331 with runners on base, just .223 with the bases empty....posted season-high 3 hits in a game 9 times, the last being September 21 vs. NYM...posted 5 game-winning RBI...none of 5 outfield assists came at home plate. Game-By-Game Highlights: Busted out of early-season swoon with 2 hits, including a double, and first-career RBI in the Expos' home opener, April 23 vs. PHI...recorded his first career RBI with 6th-inning single off Kevin Millwood...laced 3 opposite field singles on May 21 vs. SF...legged out rare 2-run infield single to snap 7th-inning 2- 2 tie on July 19 at PIT...hit game-winning grand slam in 8-5 win on July 31 at FLA...down 5-3, capped the scoring with 2-out slam off Jose Manzanillo...the grand slam was the first of his career and came after Jack McKeon elected to intentionally walk Nick Johnson...reached base in 6 of 7 plate appearance, August 3 at STL (3 hits, 3 BB)...RBI single off Chad Harville with 2 outs in the bottom of the 12th inning was the game-winner in Expos' 6-5 win vs. HOU, August 13...the single, which scored Jose Vidro from 2nd base, came on an 0-2 pitch...hit homers in back-to-back wins, September 7 and 8 at Wrigley Field...matched career high with 4 RBI in 12-8 win at PHI, September 17...made the final out in Expos' last game in Montreal, September 29 vs. FLA...popped out to third baseman Mike Lowell...recorded 2 hits and 2 RBI-including the game-winning RBI double in the 8th-as the Expos ended a 5-game losing streak with a 4-2 win at NYM on October 1...closed the season with a trio of 2-hit efforts, October 1-3 at NYM. 2003 Sledge turned in one of the top performances in the history of the Edmonton Trappers and was named Expos Minor League Player of the Year...was also named Trappers Player of the Year and Player of the Month for April, May and August...won the Trappers Triple Crown, batting .324 with 22 home runs and 92 RBI...the same total also procured Montreal's Minor League Triple Crown...led Edmonton in most offensive categories...led the Pacific Coast League in runs (95) and total bases (271)...also ranked among the P.C.L. Top 10 in the following categories: hits (2nd with 161), slugging percentage (2nd at .545), batting (3rd at .324), triples (3rd with 9) and RBI (3rd with 92)...was named Pacific Coast League Player of the Week for the period ending Sept. 2 after batting .474 (9-for-19) with three home runs and nine RBI in five games to help the Trappers secure a post-season berth...posted career-high totals in nearly every major offensive category...all 22 homers came against right-handed pitching...at the end of the season, was invited to TEAM USA training camp in the Arizona Fall League under manager Frank Robinson but was not part of the final roster...was named in January to the USA Today Sports Weekly Minor League All-Star team. 2003 Highlights: