Michael Restovich #41

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Michael Restovich MLB Career Stats

.239 6 21 1 .690

Michael Restovich Bio

  • Full Name: Michael Jerome Restovich
  • Born: 1/3/1979 in Rochester, MN
  • Draft: 1997, Minnesota Twins, 2nd rd. (61st overall)
  • High School: Mayo, Rochester, MN
  • Debut: September 18, 2002
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MLB Career Stats 268 37 64 6 21 1 .239 .313 .690


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Michael Restovich Awards

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2002 Edmonton PCL

PCL Player of the Week

Week Team League
08/27/2006 Iowa PCL

PCL Post-Season All-Star

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Michael Restovich Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 2, 2011 OF Michael Restovich elected free agency.
September 21, 2011 Reno Aces activated OF Michael Restovich from the 7-day disabled list.
August 28, 2011 Reno Aces placed OF Michael Restovich on the 7-day disabled list.
July 27, 2011 Chicago White Sox traded Michael Restovich to Arizona Diamondbacks.
July 27, 2011 OF Michael Restovich assigned to Reno Aces from Arizona Diamondbacks.
July 8, 2011 Michael Restovich roster status changed by Charlotte Knights.
July 1, 2011 Charlotte Knights placed DH Michael Restovich on the 7-day disabled list.
June 7, 2011 Charlotte Knights activated DH Michael Restovich from the 7-day disabled list.
June 2, 2011 Charlotte Knights placed DH Michael Restovich on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 31, 2011.
April 21, 2011 Charlotte Knights activated DH Michael Restovich from the 7-day disabled list.
April 15, 2011 Charlotte Knights placed LF Michael Restovich on the 7-day disabled list.
March 10, 2011 OF Michael Restovich assigned to Chicago White Sox.
February 12, 2011 Charlotte Knights signed free agent LF Michael Restovich.
November 6, 2010 OF Michael Restovich elected free agency.
August 8, 2010 OF Michael Restovich assigned to Albuquerque Isotopes from Los Angeles Dodgers.
August 7, 2010 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent OF Michael Restovich to a minor league contract.
August 6, 2010 Albuquerque Isotopes released OF Michael Restovich.
August 6, 2010 Albuquerque Isotopes released Michael Restovich.
April 5, 2010 OF Michael Restovich assigned to Albuquerque Isotopes from Los Angeles Dodgers.
January 17, 2010 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent LF Michael Restovich to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 9, 2009 LF Michael Restovich elected free agency.

Michael Jerome Restovich Bio Info

Michael Jerome Restovich...resides with wife, Erica, in Ft. Myers, FL...attended Rochester (MN) Mayo High School and was named Gatorade's Minnesota Player of the Year and the Class AA Player of the Year in 1997...committed to play baseball at the University of Notre Dame before signing with Twins... selected by Minnesota in the second round of the June 1997 First-Year Player Draft... signed by Twins scout Joel Lepel. 2009 Ranked seventh in the International League with a team-leading 21 homers and a .505 slugging percentage...Led Triple-A Charlotte (White Sox) with 36 doubles and 61 RBI in 135 games and ranked second on the club with a .290 batting average...Had an 11-game hitting streak from July 24-Aug. 3, batting .375 (15-for-40) with two homers and four RBI during that span... homered in three consecutive games (four total home runs) from Aug. 24-27...Appeared in 27 games as the designated hitter, batting .337 (34-for-101) with six homers and 17 RBI...Batted .299 (103-344) off right-handed pitching and .269 (39-for-145) off lefties. 2008 Appeared in 48 games for the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks of the Japanese Pacific League, hitting .223 (25-112) with three home runs, 17 RBI and seven runs scored ... signed by the White Sox as a free agent on 11/27 (acquisition recommended by Bill Young). 2007 Signed with Washington as a free agent on Nov. 1, 2006, but did not make the club out of Spring Training...had his contract selected from Columbus on April 18, and appeared in 15 games, including 6 starts (all in left field)...went 4-for-9 with a double and an RBI in his first 3 games, but went hitless in his final 19 at-bats before being outrighted back to Columbus on May 6...went just 1-for-22 (.045) against left-handers, and was 0-for-7 as a pinch hitter...his lone RBI came April 20 at FLA, a run-scoring single in the 2nd that gave Washington a 2-0 lead(the Nationals won 6-5 in 14 innings). 2006 After signing with CHI as a minor-league free agent, led Iowa of the Triple-A Pacific Coast League with 27 homers and 85 RBI in 120 games...batted .353 (18-for-51) with 6 doubles, 2 homers and 10 RBI in 14 PCL contests before having his contract purchased by CHI, April 21...appeared in 10 games with CHI (9 as a pinch hitter) from April 21-May 6...went 2-for-12 (.167) with a double and an RBI...was outrighted back to Iowa on May 8...ranked 4th in the PCL with his 27 homers and a .560 slugging percentage...also ranked 5th in the league with 60 extra-base hits...batted .316 with 8 homers and 26 RBI in 30 games in August...was named the PCL's Player of the Week for the period ending on August 27...hit .360 with 5 homers and 12 RBI in 7 games to earn the citation.
Game-By-Game Highlights: Had 4 homers in a 3-game span, May 27-29, including a 2-homer game on May 27 vs. Nashville...registered one other 2-homer game on Aug. 5 vs. Tacoma...posted a season-best 11-game hitting streak April 13-May 14, batting .442 (19-for-43) with 6 doubles, 2 homers and 9 RBI to raise his average to .348 from .174.
2005 Established career highs in every category while spending first full season in the major leagues...Hit .235 with three home runs and eight RBI in 66 combined games between Colorado and Pittsburgh...Began spring training with Minnesota, but was claimed off waivers by Tampa Bay on 3/31...Was designated for assignment and later picked up by Colorado on 4/6...Made start in right field while making debut with Rockies on 4/8 @San Francisco and went 0-for-2...Had career-high three hits on 4/15 vs. San Francisco...Hit safely in four straight starts from 4/15-23...Took Arizona's Shawn Estes deep for first home run on 4/19 @Coors Field...Went 0-for-5 in final three games with Colorado...Was designated for assignment on 5/9...Was acquired by Pittsburgh on 5/11 for a player to be named...Made first start with Pirates in left field on 5/13 and went 0-for-2 with a walk...Went 2-for-3 with a double in his next start on 5/18 vs. Chicago. ...Connected off Cincinnati's Brandon Claussen for first home run with Pittsburgh on 5/29 @Great American Ball Park. ...Started in left field on 6/16 @New York (AL) and went 2-for-4 with a solo home run off Randy Johnson...Made 10th start with Pittsburgh (first since 6/16) on 7/9 vs. New York Mets and went 0-for-1 with three walks and two runs scored. ...Appeared in just 10 of club's 28 games in July, making just one start (7/9)...Went 0-for-8 in first six games in August before going 6-for-15 with a double, triple and an RBI in five-game stretch from 8/11-22...His triple on 8/11 @Colorado was his first since 8/8/03 (third career)...Went hitless in final 14 at bats, beginning with final plate appearance on 8/22...Made just one start during the month of September; in left field on 9/20 vs. Houston...Went 0-for-10 with a walk in his 11 pinch hitting appearances...Made 20 appearances (nine starts) in right field and 14 appearances (eight starts) in left field while playing with the Pirates...Made one error (in left) and had one assist (from LF)...Went 13-for-53 (.245) with two home runs and three RBI in his 17 starts with Pittsburgh. 2004 Split season between Rochester (Twins' AAA) and Minnesota...Began season with Rochester...Hit safely in nine of 10 games from 4/12-21 and hit .372 (16-for-43) during that stretch...Went deep in back-to-back games on 4/12 and 4/14 and again on 4/20- 21...Hit .542 (13-for-24) in five-game stretch from 5/4-8...Homered in three consecutive games from 5/6-8...Was recalled by Minnesota on 5/23...Went 0-for-2 that day vs. Chicago (AL) in only appearance before being optioned back to Rochester on 5/26...Was recalled a second time on 6/12...Went 3-for-14 in 14 games from 6/16 to 7/7 before going 2-for-3 with a double on 7/10 vs. Detroit...Was optioned back to Triple-A on 7/11...Finished second on Rochester club in home runs and third in RBI and at bats...Was recalled by Minnesota on 9/7...Hit safely in three straight games from 9/19-23 (4-for-10, .400)...Went deep in back-to-back contests on 9/19 and 9/21...Made 12 appearances (five starts) in left field and seven appearances in right field for Minnesota. 2003 Began season with Rochester...Hit .429 (12-for-23) during nine-game hitting streak and was named Twins Minor League Player-of-the-Week for the week of 4/19-25...Homered three times in two games (5/1-2)...Went 5-for-6 with two doubles and a pair of RBI on 5/17 @Columbus...Knocked in 10 runs during three-game span from 6/30 thru 7/2...Played in Triple-A All-Star Game on 7/16 @Memphis...Batted .423 (11-for-26) during six-game hitting streak from 7/19-24...Went deep in back-to-back games on 7/26- 27...Was recalled by Minnesota on 7/29...Hit safely in career-high five straight games from 7/29 thru 8/2, going 8-for-20 (.400)...Was optioned to Rochester on 8/19...Led Rochester in RBI, runs, total bases (211) and slugging percentage (.465) and tied for second on club in home runs, hits, walks and stolen bases...Was recalled by Minnesota on 9/2...Went 2-for-11 in seven games with Minnesota during remainder of the season...Ranked second among Twins minor leaguers in walks and third in runs scored and total bases...Was ranked as the 12th-best prospect in the International League by Baseball America. 2002 Spent entire season with Edmonton (Twins' AAA); team managed by Pirates third base coach John Russell...Batted .400 (14-for-35) during nine-game hitting streak from 4/5-17...Hit safely in 11 of his 12 contests from 5/13-25...Had first of three two homer games on 5/16 @Tacoma...Hit .423 (11-for-26) with three home runs and seven RBI in seven games while being named the Twins Minor Leauge Player-of-the-Week for the week of 5/18-24...Produced second nine-game hitting streak from 6/29 thru 7/12, going 13-for-39 (.333) in the process...Played for the United States team in the Futures Game @Miller Park in Milwaukee on 7/7...Was named to Baseball America's Triple-A mid-season All-Star team...Matched season-high with five RBI on 7/14 @Calgary...Led club in games and runs and was second in at bats, triples, home runs and RBI...Finished second among Pacific Coast League batters in extra base hits (68), third in runs scored and tied for fourth in home runs...Was recalled by Minnesota on 9/16...Made major league debut on 9/18 @Detroit and became the 25th native of Minnesota to play for the Twins...Homered off Kelly Wunsch for first major league hit and RBI on 9/21 @Chicago (AL)...Was rated as the third-best outfield prospect in the Twins minor leauge system by Baseball America...Was also tabbed by the same publication as having the fourth-best raw power for outfielders and fifth-best prospect in the Pacific Coast League...Was named to the Pacific Coast League post-season All-Star team...Was also named to Baseball America's minor league all-star team and the Triple-A All-Star team...Played for Phoenix in the Arizona Fall League. 2001 Spent entire season with New Britain (Twins' AA)...Ranked third in the Eastern League in games and fifth in extra base hits (60)...Hit .375 (15-for-40) during 10-game hitting streak from 4/16-26...Was named the Twins Minor League Player-of-the-Week for the week of 5/13-19...Hit safely in 10 of his 11 games from 5/13-23, going 19-for-44 (.431) with 14 RBI...Homered in three consecutive games from 5/16-18...Had two homer game on 6/3 @Erie...Hit safely in season-high 12 straight games from 7/13-25, going 19-for-45 (.422)...Was named the Twins Minor League Player-of-the-Week for the week of 7/22-28 after hitting .476 (9-for-19) with four doubles, four home runs and 14 RBI...Led club in stolen bases and finished second in games, triples and walks. 2000 Spent entire season with Fort Myers (Twins' A)...Ranked second in the Florida State League in games and third in triples. ...Had a season-high four RBI on 4/14 @St. Petersburg...Went 11-for-27 (.407) in eight-game stretch from 4/18-25...Hit safely in 18 of his 19 contests from 6/21 thru 7/10, batting .431 (.28-for-65) during the stretch...Was named the Twins Minor League Player-ofthe- Week for the week of 7/2-8 after hitting .441 (15-for-44)...Collected season-high four hits on 7/8 vs. Tampa...Led club in games, walks and stolen bases...Led all Minnesota farmhands in stolen bases...Was rated Minnesota's third-best prospect by Baseball America. 1999 Spent entire season with Quad City (Twins' A)...Was named the Midwest League Player-of-the-Week for the week of 4/8- 17...Earned Twins Minor League Player-of-the-Week honors for the week of 4/17-23...Had a season-high seven RBI on 5/25 @Wisconsin...Tied a season-high with a 10-game hitting streak from 6/14-26...Was named to mid-season Midwest League All-Star team...Hit third grand slam on 7/21 @Fort Wayne...Led the club in batting, hits and RBI, was tied for club lead in home runs and tied for second in doubles...Was tied for second in the league in RBI, tied for fourth in home runs, and ranked fifth in total bases (253) and on-base percentage (.412)...Also tied for fifth in the Midwest League in hits and was seventh in batting...Was named to the Midwest League post-season All-Star team...Was rated as the fourth-best prospect in the Midwest League by Baseball America...Won the Sherry Robertson Award as the Twins Minor League Player-of-the-Year...Played for Lancaster in the California Fall League. 1998 Began season with Elizabethton (Twins' Rookie)...Collected a season-high four hits on 7/11 vs. Bristol...Hit two home runs and had a season-high six RBI on 7/29 vs. Burlington...Was named the Twins Minor League Player-of-the-Month for July...Led club in nearly every offensive category...Was selected to the Appalachian League post-season All-Star team...Led league in RBI, on-base percentage (.489) and runs scored...Ranked second in slugging percentage (.607) and third in doubles and extra base hits (34)...Also tied for third in the league in home runs, was fourth in batting and fifth in hits...Was selected to the Appalachian League post-season All-Star team...Was named the Appalachian League Player-of-the-Year and was rated as the second-best prospect by league managers... Was promoted to Fort Wayne (Twins' Rookie) on 8/25.