Mark Teahen #24

  • 3B
  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 3" /230

Mark Teahen MLB Career Stats

2873 .264 67 332 45 .736

Mark Teahen Bio

  • Full Name: Mark Thomas Teahen
  • Born: 9/6/1981 in Redlands, CA
  • Draft: 2002, Oakland Athletics, 1st rd. (39th overall)
  • College: Saint Mary's (CA)
  • Debut: 4/4/2005
  • Last Game: 9/28/2011
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MLB Career Stats 2873 388 759 67 332 45 .264 .327 .736


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Mark Teahen Stats

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Mark Teahen Advanced Stats

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Mark Teahen Statcast Events


Mark Teahen Awards

The Hutch Award

Year Team League
2009 Kansas City AL

AL Player of the Week

Week Team League
07/30/2006 Kansas City AL

MLBPAA Royals Heart and Hustle Award

Year Team League
2009 Kansas City AL

AFL Dernell Stenson Sportsmanship Award

Year Team League
2004 Phoenix AFL

Mark Teahen Leaderboards


Season 3B Rank
2006 7 7th in AL
2007 8 6th in AL
2008 4 19th in AL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
2008 572 25th in AL


Season SO Rank
2007 127 11th in AL
2008 131 8th in AL
2009 123 17th in AL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2007 5 24th in AL

Mark Teahen Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 3, 2013 Round Rock Express released 3B Mark Teahen.
May 24, 2013 3B Mark Teahen assigned to Round Rock Express.
May 23, 2013 Texas Rangers signed free agent 3B Mark Teahen to a minor league contract.
May 20, 2013 Hillsboro Hops released 3B Mark Teahen.
May 13, 2013 3B Mark Teahen assigned to Hillsboro Hops from Reno Aces.
May 1, 2013 Cincinnati Reds traded 3B Mark Teahen to Arizona Diamondbacks.
May 1, 2013 Louisville Bats traded 3B Mark Teahen to Reno Aces.
May 1, 2013 Mark Teahen assigned to Louisville Bats.
April 30, 2013 Arizona Diamondbacks traded 3B Mark Teahen to Cincinnati Reds.
April 30, 2013 OF Mark Teahen roster status changed by Reno Aces.
November 24, 2012 Arizona Diamondbacks signed free agent 3B Mark Teahen to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 2, 2012 3B Mark Teahen elected free agency.
April 4, 2012 3B Mark Teahen assigned to Syracuse Chiefs.
February 6, 2012 Washington Nationals signed free agent 3B Mark Teahen to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
January 17, 2012 Toronto Blue Jays released 3B Mark Teahen.
January 9, 2012 Toronto Blue Jays designated 3B Mark Teahen for assignment.
July 28, 2011 Toronto Blue Jays activated 3B Mark Teahen.
July 27, 2011 Toronto Blue Jays traded RHP Jason Frasor and RHP Zach Stewart to Chicago White Sox for RHP Edwin Jackson and 3B Mark Teahen.
June 5, 2011 Mark Teahen roster status changed by Chicago White Sox.
May 28, 2011 sent 3B Mark Teahen on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Knights.
May 17, 2011 Chicago White Sox placed 3B Mark Teahen on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 12, 2011. Strained right oblique.
August 13, 2010 Chicago White Sox activated 3B Mark Teahen from the 15-day disabled list.
July 31, 2010 sent 3B Mark Teahen on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Knights.
June 1, 2010 Chicago White Sox placed 3B Mark Teahen on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 31, 2010. Fractured right middle finger.
November 6, 2009 Kansas City Royals traded cash and 3B Mark Teahen to Chicago White Sox for 2B Chris Getz and 3B Josh Fields.

Mark Thomas Teahen Bio Info

Mark Thomas Teahen...Married to Lauren...has a son, Mac...Hosts the annual Driving Out Domestic Violence Celebrity Golf Invitational benefitting Chrysalis, a Phoenix based domestic violence nonprofit...Attended St. Mary's College in Moraga, Calif....was a unanimous First-Team All-West Coast Conference selection in 2002...Is a 1999 graduate of Yucaipa (Calif.) High School. 2012 Spent the entire season with Triple-A Syracuse and hit .260 (117-for-450) with 28 doubles, 3 home runs and 63 RBI in 124 games...Appeared in 83 games at first base, 17 in left field, 15 at third, 5 in right and 1 at second...Hit .281 (86-for-306) with 45 RBI prior to the All-Star Break compared to .215 (31-for-144) with 18 RBI in the second half...Signed by the D-backs as a Minor League free agent on Nov. 24. 2011 Combined to hit just .200 in 78 games with the White Sox and Blue Jays...hit game-tying 3-run homer with one out in the 9th inning on June 24 vs. Washington (terrifically wild game was eventually won by the Nationals, 9-5 in 14 innings, after the Nationals squandered leads in the 9th, 10th and 12th innings)..debuted with the Blue Jays on July 31 vs. TEX and in doing so, became the 16th Canadian to play for TOR...on Sept. 10 vs. BAL, was one of three Canadians along with Brett Lawrie and Adam Loewen to appear in game for the Blue Jays, marking the first time more than two position players have played in the same game...177 total plate appearances were a career low. 2010 Was limited to just 77 games in his first season with the White Sox due to a fractured right middle finger ... his .327 on-base percentage was slightly higher than 2009 (.325) and his best since 2007 (.353) ... made 49 starts at third base and 10 in right field ... also made three appearances at first base ... compiled a career-low .919 (10 E/124 TC) fielding percentage at third ... hit .276 (54-196) with four home runs vs. right-handers and .162 (6-37) vs. lefties ... three of his four homers came in the first half (all solo shots) ... batted .236 (38-161) at third base and .324 (11-34) in right field ... went 2-5 (.400) as a pinch hitter and 12-59 (.203) with runners in scoring position ... batted .234 (30-128) vs. American League Central opponents (.286 vs. rest of baseball) ... started at third base on Opening Day for the first time since 2006 (second base in 2009, left in 2008 and right in 2007) ... homered in the ninth inning on 4/12 at Toronto to tie the game and later drove in the game-winning run in the 11th with a triple, becoming one of five players in the last 27 seasons to hit a home run and a triple in the ninth inning or later in the same game ... the other players to accomplish the feat were Tony Batista (1998), Harold Baines (1999), Ichiro Suzuki (2006) and Mark Kotsay (later in 2010) ... suffered the fractured finger while fielding a ground ball on 5/30 at Tampa Bay ... hit .368 (14-38) in 12 games leading up to the injury ... was on the 15-day disabled list from 6/1-8/13 ... hit .364 (12-33) in 11 rehabilitation games with Class AAA Charlotte ... went 2-4 with a home run and two RBI on 8/13 vs. Detroit, his first start in right since 10/4/09 at Minnesota ... left 8/21-2 at Kansas City after bruising the right middle finger he fractured on 5/30 ... committed two errors in his final start at third base on 9/8 at Detroit ... hit .317 (13-41) in August, but just .218 (12-55) the remainder of the season. 2009 Established a career-high with 34 doubles in his fifth season with Kansas City...hit at least 10 home runs for the third time and recorded at least 30 doubles for the third consecutive season...batted .294 (92-313) with nine home runs prior to the All-Star break, and .237 (50-211) with three homers after...made 107 appearances at third base (99 starts), 32 in right field (31), 11 at first base (6) and three starts at second...was the Royals opening day second baseman, his fourth straight different starting assignment (left field in 2008, right in 2007 and third base in 2006)...became the seventh player since 1956 to start opening day at a different defensive position in four consecutive seasons (excluding designated hitter)...became the first Royals player to appear at four different positions (non-DH) in the first six games since Bill Pecota in 1991...recorded a career-high five hits on 4/17 at Texas...played in 126 of the first 131 games before missing 13 games in September due to illness and a lower back strain...was named the recipient of the Hutch award, given annually to the player who "best exemplified es the honor, courage and dedication" of former major-league player/manager Fred Hutchinson ... also tabbed as the Royals' Roberto Clemente award nominee...appeared in two games with Canada in the World Baseball Classic. 2008 Made his fourth consecutive Opening Day roster with the Royals and played in a career-high 149 games...also set a career high with 572 at bats and equaled a career best with 31 doubles...After an off year with 7 home runs, saw his power return by blasting 15 home runs, 3 shy of his career high in 2006...Appeared at 5 different positions (1B, 3B, LF, CF, RF), making 13 starts at fi rst, 19 starts at third, 31 starts in left and 84 starts in right...Hit a dramatic game-tying 3-run inside-the-park home run in the ninth inning on May 27 vs. Minnesota...the game-tying inside-the-park homer was just the second in the Majors since 2001...the other was the Mets' Marlon Anderson on June 11, 2005 vs. the Angels...the inside-the-parker was the fi rst of his career...Homered in 3 consecutive games from June 3-5 in Chicago for the fi rst time in his career...Surpassed his 2007 home run total with his eighth long ball on June 23 vs. Colorado...Hit his second inside-the-park home run of the season on July 10 vs. Chicago...the 2 inside-the-park homers were the most by a KC player since Brian McRae collected a pair during the 1992 season...Made his fi rst start at third base since September 5, 2006 when he started there on August 22 vs. Detroit...Recorded his second career 2-home run game (also July 25, 2006 vs. Baltimore) in the second game of a doubleheader on September 13 in Cleveland. 2007 Had a solid season at the plate despite a drop off in power numbers and made a successful transition from third base to right field...Set new career highs in games (144), at bats (544), runs (78), hits (155), doubles (31), triples (8), walks (55) and stolen bases (13)...Equaled Jermaine Dye's Royals single-season record with 17 outfield assists... ranked fourth in the Majors and second in the A.L...also tied for the Major League lead with 7 double plays by an outfielder...Ranked tied for sixth in the American League with 8 triples...Tied for the American League lead by grounding into 23 double plays...23 is tied for the sixth-most in KC history and the most by a Royals player since Gregg Jefferies hit into 24 twin killings in 1992...Led all qualifying Royals players by hitting .343 (48-for-140) with runners in scoring position...posted 8 hitting streaks of 5 or more games...Hit just .120 (6-for-50) in his first 14 road games and .313 (75-for-240) in his remaining 58 road affairs...Recorded 3 outfield assists on May 5 vs. Detroit, equaling Bob Oliver's franchise record (Sept. 16, 1969)...Recorded 7 outfield assists in the month of May, setting a new Royals record for any month and recording the most by any outfielder in baseball since Bobby Higginson had 7 in August of 2002...Hit .305 (32-for-105) with 6 doubles, 2 triples, 3 home runs, 17 RBI and 17 runs scored in May and was named the Royals Player of the Month...Failed to homer in 61 consecutive games (250 at bats) from May 30 to Aug. 12 before going deep in the first inning on Aug. 13 vs. Toronto...Tied a career high (also July 25, 2006 vs. Baltimore) with 5 RBI on June 14 vs. St. Louis...Struck out at least once in 22 straight games from June 16 to July 14, establishing a club record (Calvin Pickering-21 in 2004)...Equaled a career best with a pair of 4-hit games on June 22 at Milwaukee and Aug. 7 vs. Minnesota...has 6 career 4-hit games...Injured his right elbow on a diving attempt at a catch on Aug. 18 in Oakland... was placed on the 15-day D.L. on Aug. 24 with a left forearm strain...missed 14 games before being activated on Sept. 3 at Texas. 2006 Established himself as one of the top third basemen in baseball and was named 2006 Les Milgram Royals Player of the Year, sparked by one of the best 2nd-halves in the Majors...saw dramatic improvement over his rookie season by hitting .290 (114-393) with 70 runs, 21 doubles, 7 triples, 18 homers and 69 RBI...Saw a historic jump in slugging pct. from his rookie season to his sophomore year...posted a .517 slugging pct. after recording a .376 pct. in 2005...that .141 jump was the 2nd-most in all of baseball from 2005 to 2006, trailing Carlos Beltran who saw a jump of .180...the jump was also the 3rd-largest in Royals history and the highest-ever between rookie and sophomore seasons...finally, Teahen's .141 increase was the 17th-largest increase in baseball since 1876 among players between their 1st and 2nd years (all min. 375 at bats)...Posted a .874 OBP+SLG, the 2nd-highest in the American League among all 3rd basemen, trailing just New York's Alex Rodriguez...the .874 OPS is the highest ever recorded by a Royals third baseman not named George Brett...Finished the season 10-for-10 on stolen base attempts...became 1 of 3 players in franchise history to steal at least 10 bases without being caught...Gary Thurman was 16-for-16 in 1989 and Carlos Beltran was 13-for-13 in 2000...was last caught stealing on Aug. 25, 2005 - a stretch of 11 straight steals...was the only player in the Majors to record at least 10 steals and not be caught...Did not commit an error in his fi nal 27 nished with 14 total errors on the year...tied for 4th in the A.L. with 34 double plays despite playing in just 109 games...Hit .355 (60-169) in his last 46 home games and posted a .317 (66-for-208) home average for the year...Posted a .319 average in 79 night games, going 90-for-282 with 15 home runs, but batted just .216 in 30 day games, going 24-for-111 with 3 homers...Hit 16 of his 18 home runs off right-handed pitchers...posted a .296 (85-287) average off righties, compared to a .274 (29-106) mark against left-handers...His team-high 18 home runs were the most by a Royals 3rd baseman since Dean Palmer hit 34 in 1998...Led all Royals with a .350 average with runners in scoring position (36-for-103) with 6 doubles and 7 home runs...ranked 8th in the A.L. with RISP...had a .434 on-base percentage in those situations, drawing 15 walks...his 69 total RBI ranked 2nd on the team behind Emil Brown's team-high 81 RBI...Struggled in the early going, posting a .195 average (15-77) in his 1st 23 games with just 6 extra-base hits (2 2B, 2 3B, 2 HR), while drawing 5 walks, compared to 23 strikeouts... was optioned to Omaha (AAA) May 5...Hit .380 (30-79) with 8 doubles, 4 triples, 2 HR and 14 RBI in 24 games for the O-Royals and was recalled on June 3...Was among the best players in the American League from the time he returned from Omaha until his fi nal game on Sept. 5...hit .313 (99- 316) with 19 doubles, 5 triples, 16 homers, 60 runs and 60 RBI...he ranked 5th in the A.L. in runs during that span (teammate David DeJesus ranked 2nd with 66) and was tied for 2nd in triples (also Johnny Damon)...Turned in his 1st career multi-homer game vs. Baltimore on July 25, leading the Royals to a 7-5 victory...both homers were 2-run shots off Kris Benson (4th and 6th innings)...also added a sacrifice fly to record a career-high 5 RBI...Homered in back-to-back games June 30 and July 1 at St. Louis...the 1st homer was a game-tying solo shot in the 8th inning that helped send the game to extra innings...the 2nd was the game-winning drive in KC's 11-inning, 8-7 win...he tied a career-high with 4 RBI...Was named the American League Player of the Week for July 24-30 after hitting .400 (8-20) with a .900 slugging percentage with 1 double, 3 homers, 8 RBI and 18 total bases...scored 7 runs and drew 6 walks in his 6 games...Batted .327 (16-49) with 11 runs and 10 RBI in 14 games during Interleague play...Hit in a career-best 10 straight games June 28-July 7...went 14-for-37 (.378) with 3 HR, 10 RBI and 10 runs scored...Was the Royals Player of the Month in both July and August...hit .319 with 7 home runs and fi nished 5th in the Majors and 3rd in the A.L. with 24 runs scored in July...also led the A.L. with 20 walks and tied for 3rd with 25 RBI...hit .317 in August with 5 home runs, 10 doubles and 19 RBI...Hit 5 of his 18 home runs against the Chicago White Sox...drove in 14 runs against the 2005 World Champions...did not drive in more than 7 runs against any other team...Hit at a .469 clip (15-32) in 8 games against the Indians...scored 9 runs in those games and fi nished with a .541 on-base percentage against the Tribe...Enjoyed success in several spots in the order except when batting 6th (.220)...hit .390 (16-41) in the 5th spot...saw 27 games in the 3rd spot in the order and responded with a .327 average (36-110)...Underwent season-ending surgery on Sept. 8 to clean up a partially torn labrum and partially torn right rotator cuff in his right was performed by Dr. Lewis Yocum in Los Angeles. 2005 Enjoyed a solid rookie season, hitting .246 (110-447) with 60 runs, 29 doubles, 4 triples, 7 home runs and 55 RBI...Made an Opening Day roster for the 1st time in his career...Ranked in the Royals top 10 in several rookie categories including runs (8th), hits (t-9th), doubles (4th), RBI (9th) and strikeouts (3rd, 107)...Fell just 4 doubles shy of Mark Quinn's rookie record of 33 doubles in 2000...Finished strong posting his best month in September, hitting .295 (28-95) with 8 doubles, 4 home runs, 21 RBI and a .505 slugging percentage...was named Royals Player of the Month for September...Hit just .230 (80-348) with 3 home runs and 34 RBI in his 1st 102 games, but .303 (30-99) with 4 home runs and 21 RBI in his final 28 games...Struggled vs. left-handed pitchers, recording just a .200 (24-120) average against southpaws while hitting .263 (86-327) against righties...Hit .288 (40-139) during day games and just .227 (70-308) at night...Made just 2 errors in his fi nal 38 games after committing 18 errors in his 1st 90 games...Made his Major League debut on April 4 at Detroit...went 0-for-4 with an error...became just the 3rd Royals rookie in history to make his Major League debut in the starting lineup on Opening Day...joined Michael Tucker (1995) and Joe Zdeb (1977)...Recorded his 1st Major League hit in the 4th inning at Detroit on April 6...hit an RBI triple off Mike also was his 1st ML RBI...Left the game on April 11 vs. Seattle with a low back strain...placed on the 15-Day D.L. on April 13...Reinstated from the 15-Day D.L. on May 3 after missing 18 games...hit .259 (7-27) with 2 doubles, 4 RBI and 7 walks in 8 games on a rehab assignment at Omaha...Recorded his 1st multi-hit game of career going 2-for-3 with a walk at Chicago (AL) on May 4...Had a 6-game hitting streak May 8-13...hit .350 (7-for-20) during the streak...Hit his 1st career home run off the Cardinals' Matt Morris May 21...Drove in a then-career high 3 runs and hit his 2nd-career HR May 29 at Los Angeles (AL)...Recorded his 1st 3-hit game June 9 at San Francisco, going 3-for-5...had 3 more hits and scored a career-high 3 runs on June 12 at Arizona...Posted a career-high 4 hits in an 8-7 loss to Texas on Sept. 2...recorded a pair of doubles and drove in 3...Hit 4 home runs in a span of 14 games from Sept. 16-29 after hitting only 3 home runs in his previous 102 games...his final 3 home runs of the season tied games for the Royals...Recorded his 1st career grand slam in a loss to Cleveland on Sept. 22...the 440-foot blast into the fountains in right-center tied the game at 5...Homered in back-to-back games for the 1st time in his career on Sept. 22 and 23...both homers tied the game...Recorded at least 1 hit in each of his last 10 starts of the season...hit .350 (14-40) with 9 runs and 8 RBI in those 10 starts. 2004 Entered the season as the 15th-best prospect in the A's organization according to Baseball Ameirca...Began the season at Midland (AA) in the A's organization before being promoted to Sacramento (AAA)...Was traded to Kansas City on June 24 with Mike Wood in exchange for Octavio Dotel and cash...the deal completed the 3-way trade with Houston that involvedCarlos Beltran going to the Astros...Named by Baseball America as the best defensive third baseman in both the Texas League and the Pacific Coast League...Minor League News ranked him as the No. 1 prospect in the A's organization and the No. 17 prospect in minor league baseball prior to the trade...Appeared in the Arizona Fall League with the Phoenix Desert Dogs, hitting .385 with 25 RBI..finished 3rd in the league in hitting, hits (42) and on-base percentage (.453)..named the 1st recipient of the Dernell Stensen AFL Sportsmanship Award. 2003 Hit .283 (128-453) with 27 doubles and 71 RBI with Class A Modesto. 2002 Appeared in 72 games with Class A Vancouver and Modesto, going 79-291 (.271) with 32 RBI ... was recommended/signed by Will Shock.