Craig Tatum #15

  • C
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 1"/225

Craig Tatum MLB Career Stats

.223 1 22 2 .554

Craig Tatum Bio

  • Full Name: Craig B. Tatum
  • Born: 3/18/1983 in Hattiesburg, MS
  • Draft: 2004, Cincinnati Reds, 3rd rd. (78th overall)
  • College: Mississippi State
  • Debut: July 21, 2009
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/25/2011
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MLB Career Stats 269 21 60 1 22 2 .223 .291 .554


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Craig Tatum Awards

MID Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Dayton MID

PIO Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2004 Billings PIO

Craig Tatum Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
February 12, 2013 Miami Marlins released C Craig Tatum.
January 7, 2013 Miami Marlins signed free agent C Craig Tatum to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 2, 2012 C Craig Tatum elected free agency.
September 20, 2012 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees activated C Craig Tatum from the 7-day disabled list.
May 8, 2012 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees placed C Craig Tatum on the 7-day disabled list.
March 30, 2012 New York Yankees sent C Craig Tatum outright to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.
March 28, 2012 New York Yankees claimed Craig Tatum off waivers from Arizona Diamondbacks.
January 23, 2012 Arizona Diamondbacks claimed Craig Tatum off waivers from Houston Astros.
January 18, 2012 Houston Astros designated Craig Tatum for assignment.
October 28, 2011 Houston Astros claimed C Craig Tatum off waivers from Baltimore Orioles.
May 26, 2011 Baltimore Orioles recalled Craig Tatum from Norfolk Tides.
May 19, 2011 Craig Tatum roster status changed by Norfolk Tides.
May 7, 2011 Norfolk Tides placed C Craig Tatum on the 7-day disabled list.
March 29, 2011 Baltimore Orioles optioned C Craig Tatum to Norfolk Tides.
August 9, 2010 Baltimore Orioles recalled Craig Tatum from Norfolk Tides.
July 25, 2010 Baltimore Orioles optioned Craig Tatum to Norfolk Tides.
November 20, 2009 Baltimore Orioles claimed Craig Tatum off waivers from Cincinnati Reds.
July 20, 2009 Cincinnati Reds recalled Craig Tatum from Louisville Bats.

Craig B. Tatum Bio Info

Craig B. Tatum...He and his wife, Daniele, have one daughter, Lanier...Attended Mississippi State University...Is a 2001 graduate of Hattiesburg (Miss.) High School...named Mississippi Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior, hitting .435 with 54 RBI...also named Mississippi High School All-Star and All-State selection...Signed by Jerry Flowers. 2011 Split the season between Triple-A Norfolk and the Orioles, hitting .200 (13-for-77) in 21 games with the Tides and .195 (17-for-87) in 31 games for the Orioles...Began the season with the Tides...on the disabled list from May 7-19 with a right shoulder impingement...was recalled by the Orioles on May 26...Hit .333 (12-for-36) in his first 15 games, compared to .098 (5-for-51) in his final 16...Claimed off waivers by the Astros on Oct. 28. 2010 Made the club as a backup catcher out of spring training, his first Opening Day roster ... Went 2-for-3 on May 16 after going 1-for-17 in his first eight games ... Recorded two three-hit games: June 24 vs. Florida and July 20 vs. Tampa Bay ... Orioles were 17-17 in the 34 games he started behind the plate ... Was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk on July 25...Recalled from the Tides on August 9 and spend the remainder of the season with Baltimore ... Hit in four straight games, August 21-September 7 ... Batted .333 (9-27) with a double and four RBI in his last nine games ... Batted .348 (24-69) with eight of his nine RBI in night games ... Threw out two of the first four runners attempting to steal on him, but did not throw out any of the last 21 baserunners after May 13 ... Batted .095 (2-21) with three RBI in six games for Norfolk after being optioned July 25 ... Ended the season with two-hit games in his last two starts, driving in a season-high three runs in his last start (October 1 vs. Detroit) ... Batted .192 in 26 spring at-bats (15 games), winning the back-up catching job and making his first Opening Day roster 2009 Was one of 8 Reds players to make his Major League debut...Was recalled from Class-AAA Louisville on July 20, when C Ramon Hernandez was disabled...Played in 26 games (19 starts) for the Reds...Hit safely in 6 straight games, August 29-September 11 (.350, HR, 5RBI)...The team went 8-11 in his starts...Reds pitchers posted a 4.32 ERA while he caught...Threw out 3 of 10 baserunners attempting to steal (30%)...On July 21 @LAD, made his ML debut as a PH, grounded out off Randy Wolf and caught the last 2.0 innings...Made his first start, July 25 @CHC, the first of 6 straight starts...On July 28 vs. SD, produced his first career hit and RBI, a run-scoring single off Kevin Correia...On August 29 vs. LAD snapped an 0-for-22 skid with his first career home run (solo off Charlie Haeger)...Collected 2 hits & 4 RBI on September 2 vs. PIT 2008 In 96g at Class AA Chattanooga and in his first apps at Class AAA Louisville combined to hit .241 (8hr, 60rbi)...began the season with the Lookouts...was promoted on 8/10 and spent the rest of the season with the Bats...when promoted had an active 9-game hitting streak for Chattanooga (.400)...on 8/10 vs Columbus produced a single and RBI in his first Class AAA start. 2007 At Class A Sarasota and Class AA Chattanooga combined to hit .281 with 12hr and 61rbi in 104 apps...began the season at Sarasota and made all 58 of his apps there before he was promoted on 6/27...finished the season with the Lookouts...was the organization's Player of the Month for June (.417, 7hr, 17rbi)... in Baseball America's post-season tools survey was rated the best defensive catcher in the organization... following the season played for the Surprise Rafters in the prestigious Arizona Fall League (13g, .255, 1hr, 4rbi)...on 11/20 was added to the 40-man roster. 2006 At Class-A Dayton, was selected to play in the Midwest League All-Star Game (0-for-1, SF RBI)...Homered twice on July 15 vs. Clinton...Homered in his next game on July 17 vs. Clinton and collected a season-high 4 hits...Recorded his only other 4-hit game of the season on August 18 vs. Wisconsin (4-for-6). 2005 Spent most of the season on Class-A Dayton's disabled list with a strained right elbow. 2004 At Rookie Billings was a Pioneer League All-Star...Recorded a season-high 6 RBI in a 16-5 win on July 17 vs. Casper.