Mike Rouse

  • 2B
  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 0" /190

Mike Rouse MLB Career Stats

91 .165 0 6 2 .446

Mike Rouse Bio

  • Full Name: Michael Gregory Rouse
  • Born: 4/25/1980 in San Jose, CA
  • Draft: 2001, Toronto Blue Jays, 5th rd. (151st overall)
  • College: Cal State Fullerton
  • Debut: 6/9/2006
  • Last Game: 8/4/2007
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MLB Career Stats 91 9 15 0 6 2 .165 .238 .446


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Michael Gregory Rouse Bio Info

Full name: Michael Gregory Rouse...Married, wife's name is Kristen...Resides in Orange County, CA...Attended Cal State Fullerton and was an All-Big West selection in 2001 after hitting .377 with 12 home runs and 62 RBI...Transferred to Fullerton after playing for San Jose State...Graduated from Valley Christian High School in San Jose...Was named team MVP his junior and senior seasons...Was first team All-CIF (Central Coast Section) and all-state (small schools) as a senior after hitting .517...Was also named Santa Clara County Player of the Year... Attended Gunderson High School in San Jose, California, as a freshman and sophomore. 2006 Made his Major League debut with the A's in 2006 and hit .292 during an eight-game stint in June...Was recalled from Triple-A Sacramento on June 9 and made his Major League debut that night at New York with a start at second base...Went 3 for 3 with a double, a walk, a stolen base and two runs scored in his debut...Became the first Athletic to collect three hits in his debut since Ben Grieve on September 3, 1997...Singled in his first ML at bat off Randy Johnson in the third inning...Collected his first RBI the next day with a two-run single in the fifth inning...Started all three games of the series at New York and was 4 for 11 (.364) with two RBI...Ended up making six starts at second base for the A's and was 7 for 24 (.292) with three doubles and two RBI in eight games total when he was optioned back to Sacramento on June 30...Spent the balance of the season with the River Cats where he batted .258 with six home runs and 47 RBI in 99 games...The batting average was the lowest mark of his career as was his .377 slugging percentage...Hit .271 (70 for 258) against RHP and .218 (19 for 87) against LHP...Had his best season as a professional on defense as he committed just eight errors in 98 games at shortstop... Got off to a slow start as he hit .196 (10 for 51) over his first 16 games...Then had a season best four hits on April 29 at Tucson to start a 29-game stretch through June where he batted .321 (35 for 109)...Returned to Sacramento on July 1 and hit a grand slam in his second game back with the River Cats on July 2 against Salt Lake...Had another four-RBI game three games later on July 5 at Fresno...Had a season best 10-game hitting streak from August 5 to 15 (11 for 36, .306)...Was designated for assignment by the A's on September 5 and claimed on waivers by the Cleveland Indians on September 13. 2005 Spent his second consecutive full season at Triple-A Sacramento and batted .269 with a career high 72 RBI in 130 games...also had career highs in at bats (469), strikeouts (115) and sacrifice hits (17) and matched his best in triples (3)...tied for the Pacific Coast League lead in sacrifice hits...led the River Cats in hit by pitches (7), finished second in doubles (30) and was third in walks (59)...batted .278 (98 for 352) with all seven of his home runs against right-handed pitching and .239 (28 for 117) against left-handers...his average improved to .312 (39 for 125) with runners in scoring position although he hit just .182 (10 for 55) with RISP and two outs...was 12 for 18 (.667) with five doubles, three walks and 32 RBI with the bases loaded...hit over .300 in two months as he batted .308 (33 for 107) in May and .306 (30 for 98) in June...batted .285 (70 for 246) with five home runs and 46 RBI in 65 games on the road compared to .251 (56 for 223) with two home runs and 26 RBI in 65 games at home...hit in every spot in the order except third and fourth and saw his most action batting ninth where he hit .287 (39 for 136) in 38 games...compiled his best batting average in 10 games in the five spot where he batted .316 (12 for 38)...appeared in 118 games at shortstop and 11 at second base...committed 18 errors in 479 chances at short for a .962 fielding percentage...made just one error in 52 chances at second base (.981)...started slowly as he batted .205 (8 for 39) over his first 12 games...then had four straight multiple hit games from April 21 to 24 (10 for 16, .625) to boost his average to .327...that started a 60-game stretch from April 21 to June 24 where he batted .312 (68 for 218) with five of his seven home runs and 39 of his 72 RBI...went 50 for 212 (.236) over his final 58 games to finish the year at .269...was a perfect 4 for 4 with a double, a triple and five RBI on April 22 at Tacoma...the hits and RBI were season highs...had a season best eight-game hitting streak from May 6 to 13 (15 for 34, .441)...had three home runs and 25 RBI in 29 games in May, both his best one-month figures in 2005...matched his season high with five RBI on August 17 at Tucson...went 0 for 4 with a walk and a strikeout in three playoff games for Sacramento. 2004 Had his season interrupted by injury twice as he was on the disabled list with a lower back strain from April 14 to 29 and June 13 to 24...despite his limited playing time, he still connected for a career high 10 home runs while batting .276 with 40 RBI in 99 games with Triple-A Sacramento...tied for the River Cats team lead with 11 sacrifice hits...hit .300 (71 for 237) with all 10 of his home runs against right handed pitching and .209 (18 for 86) against left-handers...his average dropped to .234 with runners in scoring position, including .182 with the bases loaded...fared better on the road where he batted .337 with seven of his 10 home runs compared to .197 at Sacramento's Raley Field...spent most of the season at shortstop, where he had a .967 fielding percentage (12 errors in 368 total chances) in 85 games, but also made 12 appearances at second base...saw most of his playing time and had his best success hitting ninth in the order where he batted .335 (61 for 182)...hit .199 (28 for 141) in all other spots in the batting order...appeared in just four games (4 for 14, .286) through April 13 before his first stint on the disabled list...returned to action on April 29 and went 24 for 116 (.207) over his next 37 games through June 12...was batting .215 with four home runs and 14 RBI in 41 games overall when he went on the disabled list for the second time but then batted .316 with six home runs and 26 RBI in 58 games from July 2 through the end of the season...then hit .231 (6 for 26) in seven postseason games for Sacramento...had his best batting average in the month of July when he hit .325 (27 for 83)...had a season best 10-game hitting streak from August 22 to September 1 (13 for 34, .382). 2003 Spent most of his first season in the Oakland organization at Double-A Midland although he was promoted to Triple- A Sacramento following the end of the Rockhounds season...batted a combined .302 which was the fourth best batting average in the A's farm system...had career highs in batting, games (131), at bats (464), runs (77), hits (140), doubles (33), triples (3), RBI (54), walks (63), strikeouts (83) and on-base percentage (.393) and matched his best in stolen bases (7)...hit .300 with three home runs and 53 RBI in 129 games at Midland...added 63 walks for a .392 on-base percentage...was second in the Texas League in on-base percentage, fourth in walks and tied for sixth in batting average... led Midland in doubles (33) and sacrifice hits (13) and was second in walks (63) and hit by pitches (9)...his batting average included a .330 (33 for 100) mark against left handers and .291 (104 for 357) against right handers...hit .312 (39 for 125) with runners in scoring position and was 6 for 16 (.375) with the bases loaded...hit at every spot in the order except first and fourth and had his best success hitting seventh (37 for 98, .378)...all of his defensive appearances came at shortstop (122), but he also hit .350 (7 for 20) in six games at designated hitter and was 0 for 2 as a pinch hitter...committed 19 errors in his 122 games at shortstop for a .967 fielding percentage (572 total chances)...hit just three home runs and all three came on the road against right handed pitching...two of them came in the same inning on May 11 at San Antonio...homered twice in the second inning of the Rockhounds 12-8 win and finished with five RBI...did not homer over his final 95 games and 337 at bats...had his average at an even .300 on May 11 but went 2 for 22 (.091) over his next eight games before putting together an 11-game hitting streak from May 19 to 30 (15 for 43, .349)...then went 1 for his next 21 which dropped his average to .262 on June 7...went 15 for 31 (.484) over his next eight games and ended up batting .316 (25 for 79) in 23 games in June...had his lone four-hit game of the season on July 12 at El Paso...had a 10-game hitting streak from July 29 to August 9 (16 for 37, .432)...had his best month of the season in August as he hit .351 (33 for 94) with 10 doubles, 14 RBI and 16 walks in 26 games...was moved up to Sacramento on August 31 and went 3 for 7 (.429) in two regular season games for the River Cats...then went 0 for 8 with five strikeouts in four post season games...played for the USA Olympic Qualifying Team following the season and hit .361 (13 for 36) with a home run and seven RBI in 12 exhibition games in the Arizona Fall League...then hit .308 (4 for 13) in four games in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Panama. 2002 Started his second professional season at Double-A Tennessee of the Southern League but appeared in just 71 games...was on the disabled list from April 26 to July 1 with a right hand fracture...batted .260 with nine home runs and 43 RBI...batted in every spot in the order except leadoff...appeared in 66 games at shortstop but was also 1 for 3 in one game at designated hitter and 0 for 2 with two walks as a pinch-hitter...was 5 for 8 (.625) with 13 RBI with the bases loaded, including a grand slam on July 13 at Chattanooga...hit .236 with a home run and nine RBI in 14 games before breaking his hand...hit .297 in his first 29 games following his return through August 3...then went 20 for 85 (.235) over his final 28 games. 2001 Began his professional career at Single-A Dunedin of the Florida State League and batted .272 with five home runs and 24 RBI in 48 games...had a .472 slugging percentage which is the best of his career...appeared in 29 games at second base and 23 at shortstop and committed a combined five errors...batted .200 against left handed pitching and .293 against right-handers...had an 11-game hitting streak from August 13 to 23 (15 for 41, .366).