Dewayne Wise #31

  • CF
  • B/T: L/L
  • 6' 0"/200

Dewayne Wise MLB Career Stats

.228 31 115 55 .645

Dewayne Wise Bio

  • Full Name: Larry Dewayne Wise
  • Born: 2/24/1978 in Columbia, SC
  • Draft: 1997, Cincinnati Reds, 5th rd. (158th overall)
  • High School: Chapin, SC
  • Debut: April 6, 2000
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MLB Career Stats 1109 149 253 31 115 55 .228 .264 .645


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Dewayne Wise Awards

Play of the Year (GIBBYs)

Year Team League
2009 Chi White Sox AL

INT Player of the Week

Week Team League
04/16/2012 Scranton/WB INT

SOU Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2002 Tennessee SOU

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Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2012 19 23rd in AL

Dewayne Wise Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 3, 2013 Chicago White Sox released CF Dewayne Wise.
July 19, 2013 Chicago White Sox sent OF Dewayne Wise on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Knights.
July 6, 2013 Chicago White Sox sent CF Dewayne Wise on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Knights.
June 14, 2013 Chicago White Sox sent CF Dewayne Wise on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Knights.
June 2, 2013 Chicago White Sox placed CF Dewayne Wise on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 30, 2013. Strained right hamstring.
November 21, 2012 Chicago White Sox signed free agent CF Dewayne Wise.
November 3, 2012 OF Dewayne Wise elected free agency.
August 11, 2012 Chicago White Sox selected the contract of OF Dewayne Wise from Charlotte Knights.
August 3, 2012 Chicago White Sox signed free agent CF Dewayne Wise to a minor league contract.
August 3, 2012 Dewayne Wise assigned to Charlotte Knights.
July 31, 2012 New York Yankees released CF Dewayne Wise.
July 23, 2012 New York Yankees designated CF Dewayne Wise for assignment.
May 4, 2012 New York Yankees selected the contract of CF Dewayne Wise from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.
April 8, 2012 Dewayne Wise roster status changed by Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.
April 5, 2012 CF Dewayne Wise assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.
December 18, 2011 New York Yankees signed free agent CF Dewayne Wise to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 4, 2011 CF Dewayne Wise elected free agency.
August 27, 2011 Toronto Blue Jays activated CF Dewayne Wise.
August 26, 2011 Toronto Blue Jays claimed CF Dewayne Wise off waivers from Florida Marlins.
August 24, 2011 Florida Marlins designated Dewayne Wise for assignment.
June 17, 2011 Florida Marlins selected the contract of RF Dewayne Wise from New Orleans Zephyrs.
June 15, 2011 Dewayne Wise assigned to New Orleans Zephyrs.
June 14, 2011 Florida Marlins signed free agent Dewayne Wise.
June 9, 2011 Las Vegas 51s released RF Dewayne Wise.
April 25, 2011 RF Dewayne Wise assigned to Las Vegas 51s from Dunedin Blue Jays.
April 22, 2011 Dewayne Wise assigned to Dunedin Blue Jays from Blue Jays Extended Spring Training.
April 7, 2011 Dewayne Wise assigned to Blue Jays Extended Spring Training from Toronto Blue Jays.
April 6, 2011 Toronto Blue Jays signed free agent CF Dewayne Wise to a minor league contract.
March 30, 2011 Florida Marlins released CF Dewayne Wise.
March 30, 2011 New Orleans Zephyrs released CF Dewayne Wise.
January 13, 2011 Florida Marlins invited non-roster CF Dewayne Wise to spring training.
January 10, 2011 New Orleans Zephyrs signed free agent CF Dewayne Wise.
November 12, 2010 Toronto Blue Jays sent Dewayne Wise outright to Las Vegas 51s.
June 10, 2010 Toronto Blue Jays signed free agent Dewayne Wise.
June 2, 2010 Lehigh Valley IronPigs released OF Dewayne Wise.
April 5, 2010 OF Dewayne Wise assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs from Philadelphia Phillies.
November 25, 2009 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent CF Dewayne Wise to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 7, 2009 Chicago White Sox sent Dewayne Wise outright to Charlotte Knights.
September 1, 2009 Dewayne Wise roster status changed by Chicago White Sox.
August 26, 2009 sent CF Dewayne Wise on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Knights.
August 18, 2009 Chicago White Sox placed CF Dewayne Wise on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 15, 2009. Strained right shoulder.
May 29, 2009 Chicago White Sox activated RF Dewayne Wise from the 15-day disabled list.
May 25, 2009 sent CF Dewayne Wise on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Knights.
April 14, 2009 Chicago White Sox placed CF Dewayne Wise on the 15-day disabled list. Separated right shoulder

Larry Dewayne Wise Bio Info

Full name is Larry Dewayne Wise... has one son, Jamari... is a 1997 graduate of Chapin High School (SC) where he played baseball, football and basketball... was an All-State selection in both baseball and football for three seasons... was originally selected by Cincinnati in the fifth round of the 1997 First-Year Player Draft. 2012 Spent time with four teams across two organizations: Class AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, New York-AL, Class AAA Charlotte and the White Sox ... combined to hit .259 (58-224) with eight home runs and 30 RBIs over a career-high 101 games between the yankees and sox ... established career highs in every offensive category ... went 2-11 (.181) with one RBIs as a pinch-hitter ... batted .267 (27-101) with two home runs and nine RBIs in the leadoff spot and .357 (10-28) with two homers and five RBIs in the No. 9 position ... appeared in 54 games (15 starts) with the Yankees, including 43 in left field, eight in right, four in center and one as a pitcher ... his contract was purchased by New York-AL from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on 5/4 ... made his yankees debut the same night as a pinch-hitter at Kansas City ... tripled, homered and drove in three runs on 6/25 vs. Cleveland ... tossed 0.2 scoreless IP in his Major League pitching debut on 6/29 vs. the White Sox ... went 3-3 with a double, home run and two RBIs on 6/30 vs. the White Sox ... was designated for assignment on 7/23 and released on 8/2 ... signed a Minor League contract with Chicago on 8/3 and his contract was purchased from Charlotte on 8/11 ... made 38 starts with the Sox: 28 in center field, eight in left and two in right ... hit leadoff 24 times ... went 2-4 with a RBIs and a run scored in his White Sox debut on 8/12 vs. Oakland ... homered in consecutive games from 8/15-16 at Toronto ... also matched his career high with four RBIs (third time) on 8/15 ... started 15 consecutive games from 8/18-9/2 playing center field and hitting leadoff (batted .262 with a homer and four RBIs during that span) ... recorded a career-high four hits on 8/21 vs. New York-AL ... became the first player since Andy Carey in 1960 to have a four-hit game vs. the Yankees after playing for them earlier in the same season (source: Elias) ... hit two doubles and made his second appearance as a pitcher on 9/4 vs. Minnesota (1.0 scoreless IP) ... became the first Sox position player to pitch since Dave Martinez on 8/5/95 at Cleveland ... according to Elias, became the first position player to pitch for and against the same team in a season since infielder Josh Wilson in 2009 (Arizona) ... recorded a career-high, six-game hitting streak from 9/1-8 (.435, 10-23) 2011 Split the season between the Marlins and Blue Jays organizations, playing with both twice... combined at the Major League level to hit .202 (20-for-99) with 2 doubles, 1 triple, 2HR and 6SB in 69 games... attended spring training with Florida, was released on 3/30, signed with Toronto on 4/6 and played at Single-A Dunedin and Triple-A Las Vegas before being released on 6/8... signed back with Florida on 6/15 and played with the Major League club until being designated for assignment on 8/24 and claimed off waivers by the Blue Jays on 8/26-where he played for the remainder of the season. 2010 Began the season with triple-A Lehigh Valley in the Phillies system, hitting .270 with 11 doubles, five triples, four home runs and 13 RBI prior to being released on June 1 ... Signed with Toronto on June 5 and appeared in 52 games with the Blue Jays, batting .250 with three doubles, two triples, three home runs and 14 RBI ... On June 10 at Tampa Bay, made his first appearance as a Jay since Sept. 26, 2002 vs. Baltimore ... Connected for his first home run of the year on July 4 at New York (AL), going 2x5 with four RBI. The four RBI tied a career high, last done on September 14, 2008 vs. Detroit (GM 2) ... Homered in his next game, July 6 vs. Minnesota, marking the first time homering in consecutive games since September 14, 2008 at Detroit (GM 2) and September 15 at New York (AL) ... Tied a career-best with three hits on July 25 at Detroit, finishing the day 3x4 with a home run and two RBI. Equaled the hit total on August 31 at Tampa Bay, going 3x5 with two runs scored and two RBI ... Hit .333 (22-66) on the road with two doubles, two triples, two home runs and 11 runs batted in over 29 games ... Put together a career-high five-game hitting streak from August 31-September 7, where he hit .435 (10-23) with a double and three runs batted in. 2009 Spent his 2nd season with CWS where he set career highs in games (84), at-bats (142) and doubles (8)...Made his first Opening Day roster with the White Sox...Appeared in 35 games in CF (24 starts), 34 in RF (10) and 5 in LF (2)...Hit .194 (7-36) before the All-Star break and .268 (15-56) after...Led the club in pinch-hits; had 4 hits in 9 pinch at-bats (.444, HR, RBI)...Separated his right shoulder while making a diving catch, 4/13 at DET; was on the 15-day DL from 4/14-5/28...Had a 3-game rehab stint with Charlotte (AAA) and was reinstated from the DL on 5/29...Ended a 125 at-bat homerless streak on 7/19 vs BAL, his first HR since 9/19/08 at KC...Entered Mark Buehrle's perfect game on 7/23 vs TB as a defensive replacement in the 9th inning and made an over-the-wall catch to rob Gabe Kapler of a home run leading off the 9th...Delivered a walk-off single, 7/30 vs NYY...Hit his 3rd career pinch-hit HR, 8/6 vs LAA...Was on the 15-day DL from 8/15-9/1 (strained AC joint in his right shoulder). 2008 Hit .248 (32-129) with six home runs and 18 RBI in 57 games in his first season with the White Sox ... matched his career high in home runs and rBi (also 2004) ... 57 games were his most since 77 in 2004 ... played in just five major-league games in 2007 ... appeared in 24 games in left field (17 starts), 23 in center (14) and six in right ... hit .261 (30-115) vs. right-handers and .143 (2-14) vs. lefties ... all six home runs came off righties ... started 11 times at the no. 2 position in the lineup (Sox went 7-4) and hit .286 (14-49) ... was successful in all nine stolen base attempts ... went 5-12 (.417) with a home run and seven RBI as a pinch hitter and 4-29 (.138) with runners in scoring position ... his contract was purchased from class aaa charlotte on 5/22 ... led the international league in on-base percentage and ranked second in average at the time of the promotion ... made his White Sox debut on 5/23 vs. the Angels and stole a base ... scored the winning run in the 12th inning as a pinch runner on 5/26 at Cleveland ... made his first start on 5/28 at Cleveland, going 0-4 ... was designated for assignment on 5/31 ... his contract was purchased for the second time on 6/17 and went 2-5 with a run scored that night vs. Pittsburgh ... homer on 6/21 at the Cubs was his first since 10/3/04 at Wrigley Field (with Atlanta) ... went 3-4 with a double, triple, rBi and two runs scored on 6/24 at the dodgers ... scored the game-ending run in the 10th inning on 7/1 vs. Cleveland after a pinch-hit single and stolen base ... hit his first career leadoff homer on 7/3 vs. Oakland ... left the game on 8/20 with a strained left groin ... hit a game-tying sacrifice fl y off Francisco Rodriguez in the ninth inning on 9/6 vs. the Angles (Sox won 7-6 in 15 innings) ... collected his first career grand slam on 9/14-2 vs. Detroit (pinch hit), breaking a 7-7 tie in the eighth inning ... homered in back-to-back games on 9/14-15 ... registered his first career multihomer game on 9/19 at Kansas city ... began the season with charlotte and hit .319 (61-191) with 14 doubles, three triples, nine home runs and 23 rBi ... was successful in 15 of 22 stolen base attempts ... produced two multihomer efforts (4/18 at Scranton wilkes-Barre and 5/11 at toledo) ... batted .373 (31-83) in april ... was 4-4 with a double and a rBi on 5/15 vs. Syracuse ... signed as a minor-league free agent on 3/5. 2007 Spent majority of the season with Louisville (AAA)...Had 3 separate stints on the DL with a strained right hamstring...Had his contract selected by CIN on 5/29...Was outrighted back to Louisville after appearing in 5 games. 2006 Spent most of the season in the minor leagues, where he combined to hit .304 in 57g at Class AA Chattanooga and Class AAA Louisville...appeared in 31g during 2 stints with the Reds (13g from 7/6-7/27, 18g from 9/4-10/1)...made 5 starts (3gs in CF, 2gs in RF)...almost made the club out of spring training (17g, .298, 4hr, 7rbi) but suffered a sprained left ankle on 3/24...began the season on the minor league disabled list with that injury...was reinstated on 6/3 and appeared in 13g for Chattanooga before he was promoted to Louisville on 6/19...after a 13-game stint with the Reds was designated for assignment on 7/29...cleared waivers in 8/1 and was outrighted to Louisville...spent the rest of the minor league season there...was promoted to Cin on 9/4 and played in 18 more games, including 4 starts...led the Bats with 4 triples...on 10/5 cleared waivers and was outrighted to Louisville...4 days later elected free agency...on 10/27 was re-signed to a minor league contract for the 2007 season. 2005 In October 2004 was claimed off waivers by the Tigers from the Braves and spent the '05 season with Det's Class AAA affiliate in 108g for the Mud Hens hit .234 with 8hr, 45rbi and 22 stolen bases in 29 attempts...on 10/3 elected minor league free agency...on 10/28 was signed by the Reds to a minor league contract and was invited to 2006 Major League spring training camp. 2004 Began the season on the Braves' Opening Day roster...from 6/23-7/14 was on the disabled list with a strained left elbow...from 7/5-7/14 made 9 rehab apps for Class A Rome and Myrtle Beach...on 7/15 was returned from his rehabilitation assignment, was reinstated from the DL and was optioned to Class AAA Richmond...spent the rest of the minor league season there until he was promoted when rosters expanded... hit safely in his last 4 apps of the season, the longest hitting streak of his career...twice produced a career-high 2 doubles in a game (4/28 at SF, 5/29 at Phi)...on 5/22 vs LA belted his first career pinch-hit homer (off Jeff Weaver) 13g from 5/22-6/8 hit .333 (8r, 3 2b, 3hr, 9rbi)...played in all 5g of the National League Division Series vs the Astros. 2003 Played the entire season with AAA Syracuse in the Blue Jays' farm system...Was tied for the team lead with 11 SB, was 2nd with 10 HR and was T2nd with 4 triples...Had 10 RBI in first 6 games of the season...Had team season-high 5 RBI on a 2-run HR and a 3-run triple May 8 at Charlotte...Hit in season-high 5 straight games July 25-29 (7-for-17)...Hit a pair of homers May 16 vs. Norfolk...Had 4 RBI and a 3-run HR April 14 vs. Buffalo. 2002 Spent most of the season at Class AA Tennessee, where in 86g he hit .297 with 15 stolen bases...was a Southern League All-Star and Sportsticker's Southern League Star of Stars...ranked fifth in the SL in slugging (.471) and eighth in BA...was Southern League Player of the Week for 5/31-6/6 (.435, 9r, 1hr, 9rbi)...played for the American League team in the Double-A All-Star Game at Norwich and earned his team's MVP Award...on 7/18 was promoted to Tor and spent the rest of the season with the Blue Jays...on 7/24 at Bal hit his first career home run (solo off Travis Driskill). 2001 Tied for fifth in Class-AA Southern League in triples (6) while playing for Tennessee... Had eight-game hitting streak for Class-A Dunedin May 24-June 2 and another eight-game hitting streak at Tennessee July 3-12... Batted .311 (37-for-119) with 17 RBI and 20 runs in July for Tennessee... Had two home runs against West Tenn July 18 while with Tennessee... Batted .326 (15-for-46) with runners in scoring position and less than two outs for Tennessee. 2000 Was selected by the Blue Jays from the Reds in the December 1999 Rule 5 Draft and began the '00 season with Tor...from 6/6-8/31 was on the disabled list with an injury to his left big toe...on 6/19 had surgery to remove a pin that had been inserted into that doe during an 11/4/98 bunionectomy...was reinstated from the DL when rosters expanded on 9/1...on 4/6 vs KC made his Major League debut as a defensive replacement in CF...on 4/15 vs Sea recorded his first career hit, a single off John Halama. 1999 For the Reds' Class A affiliate in Rockford ranked second in the Midwest League in triples (13)...among all Reds minor league batters ranked third in RBI (81) and T3rd in stolen bases (35)...following the season played for San Bernardino in the California Fall League (.295, 3hr, 14rbi, 6sb) and tied for the league lead in triples (4). 1998 Class A Burlington ranked third among Reds minor leaguers with 27 stolen bases...led the Midwest League in sac flies (9). 1997 In his first professional season led the Pioneer League with 9 triples at Rookie Billings...ranked fourth in the PL in stolen bases (18)...was a Pioneer League post-season All-Star...signed his first professional contract on 6/5.