Jason Botts #48

  • LF
  • B/T: S/R
  • 6' 5"/250

Jason Botts MLB Career Stats

.230 5 28 1 .669

Jason Botts Bio

  • Full Name: Jason Carl Botts
  • Born: 7/26/1980 in Paso Robles, CA
  • Draft: 1999, Texas Rangers, 46th rd. (1375th overall)
  • College: Glendale CC
  • Debut: September 14, 2005
  • Ret., Final Game: 4/27/2008
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MLB Career Stats 282 33 65 5 28 1 .230 .325 .669


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Jason Botts Awards

PCL Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/21/2007 Oklahoma PCL

TEX Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2004 Frisco TEX

Jason Botts Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
May 4, 2013 Piratas de Campeche released LF Jason Botts.
June 13, 2012 Piratas de Campeche signed free agent LF Jason Botts.
November 2, 2011 OF Jason Botts elected free agency.
September 22, 2011 Buffalo Bisons activated OF Jason Botts from the 7-day disabled list.
August 10, 2011 Buffalo Bisons placed OF Jason Botts on the 7-day disabled list.
August 8, 2011 Buffalo Bisons activated OF Jason Botts from the 7-day disabled list.
July 30, 2011 Buffalo Bisons placed OF Jason Botts on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to July 29, 2011.
May 20, 2011 OF Jason Botts assigned to Buffalo Bisons from New York Mets.
May 19, 2011 New York Mets signed free agent 1B Jason Botts to a minor league contract.
March 31, 2011 Colorado Springs Sky Sox released LF Jason Botts.
March 27, 2011 OF Jason Botts assigned to Colorado Rockies.
December 21, 2010 Colorado Springs Sky Sox signed free agent LF Jason Botts.
November 6, 2010 OF Jason Botts elected free agency.
June 10, 2010 Syracuse Chiefs signed free agent OF Jason Botts.
March 17, 2010 Chicago White Sox released LF Jason Botts.
January 14, 2010 Chicago White Sox signed free agent LF Jason Botts to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.

Jason Carl Botts Bio Info

Full name is Jason Carl Botts...single...enjoys listening to music and playing guitar...played 2 seasons at Glendale (CA) CC, where over half of his hits went for extra bases...for his career he hit .355 (105-296) with 25 home runs, 30 doubles and 85 RBI. 2009 Appeared in 11 games with Hokkaido in the Japanese Pacific League, going 5-21 (.238) with a home run and six rbi ... batted .280 (33-118) with four home runs and 22 rBi in 33 games with obregon of the Mexican Pacific Winter League. 2008 Appeared in 15 games with Texas, going 6-38 (.158) with two home runs and fi ve RBI ... five of his six hits went for extra bases ... made his first Opening Day roster ... was designated for assignment on 4/29...Hit .242 (16-66) in 18 games with class aaa oklahoma ... was released on 6/13 ... played in 55 games with Hokkaido in the Japanese Pacific League, hitting .254 (36-142) with fi ve home runs and 19 RBI. 2007 Batted .240 (40-167) with eight doubles, two homers and 14 rbi in 48 games with the rangers ... was recalled from class aaa oklahoma on 8/1 ... posted a career-high seven-game hitting streak from 9/8-16...Spent the majority of the season with the redhawks, batting .320 (118-369) with 36 doubles, 13 home runs and 78 RBI in 102 games ... led the Pacifi c Coast League in on-base percentage (.436) and walks (81) at the time of his promotion on 8/1 ... was named Pcl Player of the week for 5/14-20 ... entered the season ranked by Baseball America as the no. 9 Prospect in the texas farm system. 2006 He was with the Rangers from May 23 to July 11. He was 1-for-10 left-handed and 10-for-40 right-handed. He hit his first Major League home run on May 28 off of Oakland pitcher Kirk Saarloos. He was 8-for-27 (.296) between May 24 and June 11 before getting just five hits in his last 25 at-bats. Played 63 games at Triple-A Oklahoma, hitting .309 with 13 home runs and 39 RBI. He had a .398 on-base percentage there and a .582 slugging percentage. He missed the final three weeks of the season with a fractured hamate bone. 2005 Made major league debut for Texas in 2005, batting .296 (8-27) with 3 RBI in 10 games/8 starts...spent rest of the season at Oklahoma...batted .286 (146-510) with 31 doubles, 25 home runs, 102 RBI and 93 runs in 133 games with the RedHawks...named Rangers' best power hitting prospect by Baseball America for the 2nd consecutive year...also tabbed by the same publication as the organization's 8th-best prospect.

Texas: Had 2 stints with the Rangers, from July 17-19 and September 12-end of the season...recalled on July 17 when Laynce Nix was placed on the disabled list, but did not appear in a game before being optioned to Oklahoma on July 19...recalled on September 12 and made major league debut in start at DH on September 14 vs. Baltimore...was the 5th player to make ML debut with Texas in 2005...made 5 starts in left field and 3 at designated hitter...recorded first major league hit with an RBI single off Joel Pineiro on September 17 vs. Seattle...posted 3-hit games on September 17 vs. Seattle and September 25 at Oakland.

Oklahoma: Led all Texas minor leaguers with 25 HR and 102 RBI...102 RBI set an Oklahoma club record and ranked 3rd in the Pacific Coast League...led the RedHawks in games (133), doubles (31), triples (7) and walks (67)...7 triples matched a club record set by Kelly Dransfeldt in 2002...also ranked among club leaders in hits (2nd, 146), at-bats (2nd, 510) and runs scored (3rd, 93)...named Rangers Minor League Player of the Month for May, batting .362 (38-105) with 10 doubles, 5 HR and 21 RBI during the month...Botts also won May award in 2004...in pro career, has batted .354 (163-461) with 27 home runs and 101 RBI over 125 games in the month of May...the average is 65 points better than his career figure...batted .344 (33-96) with 7 HR and 21 RBI in 24 games in July...recorded season-high 12-game hit streak from April 9-21...recorded 2 homers and 5 RBI on July 5 at Albuquerque...posted 6 RBI on August 18 vs. Memphis...batted .315 (82-260) at home and .256 (64-250) on the road...switch-hitter batted .353 (54-153) against left-handers and .258 (51-194) against righties...hit .351 (27-77) with 33 RBI with runners in scoring position and 2 outs...batted .118 (2-17) with an RBI in 5 postseason games for the RedHawks. 2004 Jason enters 2005 on the 40-man roster for the first time...named Rangers' best power-hitting prospect by Baseball America...switch-hitter spent the entire 2004 campaign with Frisco (AA), the Texas League champions, recording a career high in games (133) in his first full season at Double-A...ranked among league leaders in home runs (2nd, 24), RBI (2nd, 92), walks (3rd, 77), slugging (4th, .507), on-base percentage (4th, .399), extra base hits (T4th, 52), runs (5th, 85), hits (6th, 141) and average (8th, .293)...led Frisco qualifiers in each of those categories except slugging and ranked 2nd on squad with 24 doubles...led Texas organization in home runs and ranked 4th in RBI...named to Texas League All-Star team, but was unable to play in game due to a sore back that sidelined him from June 15-22...also named to TL postseason All-Star team...twice named league's batter of the week; July 19-25 and Aug. 16-22...batted .240 (18-75) in his first 22 games through the end of April, but posted a .349 average (38-109) in May to raise season mark to .304...had 8 HR, 27 RBI and 23 runs scored in May and was named the club's player of the month...in pro career, has batted .351 (125-356) with 22 home runs and 80 RBI over 97 games in the month of May...the average is 61 points better than his career figure...had a .313 average through June 7, but hit .235 (28-119) over next 34 games to drop to .285...batted .362 (38-105) over 27 games from July 21-Aug. 22 to rise to .304 before finishing at .293...had season high 6-game hit streaks on 3 occasions, last from Aug. 19-25, when he went 14-26 (.538)...had stretches of reaching base safely in at least 18 consecutive games on 3 occasions, including season high 25 straight from April 28-May 23...during a 20-game stretch from May 27-July 10, batted .403 (29-72) with 5 homers and 5 doubles...hit 5 home runs in span of 7 games from May 12-18, including 2-homer game on May 18 at Arkansas...other multi-homer game in '04 came on July 21 at San Antonio, when he went 3-6 with 2 HR and career high 7 RBI...plated season high 4 runs on June 7 vs. San Antonio...played 127 games at first base and spent 6 as designated hitter...batted .369 (59-160) against left-handers, .255 (58-321) vs. right-handers, and hit .299 in home games...made 19 errors, most among TL first basemen...hit .357 (5-14) with bases loaded, including lone grand slam on July 21 at San Antonio...for the year, batted .351 (20-57) with 5 homers and 13 RBI in 15 games against the Missions...batted .364 (12-33) with 3 doubles, 2 homers and 6 RBI in the RoughRiders' 8 playoff games...named 19th-best prospect in AFL by Baseball America after batting .355 (38-107) with 6 homers and 24 RBI in 29 games for the Peoria Saguaros...drew 21 walks and ranked 2nd in league with a .461 on-base percentage. 2003 Split the season between Stockton and Frisco, batting a combined .294 with 25 doubles, 13 home runs and 88 RBI in 131 games...his 88 RBI led all Rangers minor leaguers while average was 6th in the organization...tied for 3rd in the Texas system in hits...played in 76 games at Stockton and hit .314 with 14 doubles, 9 home runs and 61 RBI...ranked second on Stockton squad in homers (9) and average (.314), and placed 4th in RBI...season-high 9-game hitting streak from May 23-June 1, batting .444 (16-36) with one home run and 8 RBI to raise average from .301 to .330...went 3-4 with 2 homers and a season-high 5 RBI on May 22 (G1) at Modesto...played almost exclusively at first base for Stockton...hit safely in final 7 games with Ports before promotion to Frisco for first Double-A action on July 3...with RoughRiders, hit .321 (27-84) on the road but just .218 (24-110) in home games...had a pair of 4-hit contests...spent time in right, left, first base and DH...hit .314 (11-35) vs. lefthanders and .252 vs. righthanders in Texas League...batted .301 in August and hit .326 (15-46) with runners in scoring position...went 2-25 (.080) with a solo homer in 8 playoff games for Frisco. 2002 Appeared in 116 games for Charlotte in the Florida State League, his first full season in High-A ball...played 86 games in right field, 9 at first base and 20 as DH...had a .198 average through first 24 games, but batted .365 (19-52) in the month of May...rose as high as .281 through June 20, but did not have more than 3 hits in a game after June 15...hovered around .250 mark for season's final 2 months...season-high 5 RBI on August 6 at Dunedin. 2001 Spent the year with Savannah, where he posted highest OBP in the SAL at .416 while ranking 3rd with a .309 average...also led the Sand Gnats with 63 runs, 9 homers, 53 walks and a .449 slugging percentage, earning a promotion to Charlotte at the end of the season...after batting just .231 in the season's first month, hit .372 (32-86) in May, earning Rangers Minor League Player of the Month honors...hit safely in 20 of 23 games from July 7-Aug. 4...posted six 3-hit games...fell a triple short of the cycle in a 3-5, 4 RBI effort on June 9 at Asheville...promoted to Charlotte on Aug. 30 for first games at High-A level, going 2-12 in 4 contests...played in 2 games for Charlotte in FSL playoffs, going 1-4 with a solo homer and 4 walks...combined to post .304 average with Savannah and Charlotte, ranking 3rd in Texas organization 2000 Opened pro career by finishing 6th in the Gulf Coast League with a .319 average...also tied for 4th in on-base percentage at .440 and tied for 5th with 6 home runs...began his pro career with a 7-game hit streak, going 12-28 (.429)...in Gulf Coast's 3 playoff games, had a home run, double and 6 RBI...named one of the league's top 10 prospects by Baseball America following the season.