Mike Baxter

Mike Baxter #14

  • RF
  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 0"/205
  • Age: 32

Mike Baxter MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.228 4 28 10 .664

Mike Baxter Bio

  • Full Name: Michael Joseph Baxter
  • Born: 12/7/1984 in Queens, NY
  • Draft: 2005, San Diego Padres, 4th rd. (128th overall)
  • College: Vanderbilt
  • Debut: 9/6/2010
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
MLB Career Stats 417 52 95 4 28 10 .228 .333 .664
  • Status: Free Agent

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January 28, 2016 at 3:29 PM ET

Hultzen headlines 14 Mariners invited to Spring Training

Fourteen players not on the Mariners' 40-man roster have been extended invitations to Spring Training, the club announced on Thursday, including former first-round Draft pick Danny Hultzen.

December 17, 2015 at 5:23 PM ET

Mariners add five players on Minor League deals

Pitchers Casey Coleman, Brad Mills and Blake Parker are among five players the Mariners have signed to Minor League contracts with invitations to Spring Training, the club announced Thursday.

Awards

Mike Baxter Awards

AFL All-Prospect Team

Year Team League
2008 Peo Saguaros AFL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2010 San Diego NL

PCL Player of the Week

Week Team League
06/14/2010 Portland PCL

TEX Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/25/2009 San Antonio TEX
06/01/2009 San Antonio TEX

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 San Antonio TEX

Mike Baxter Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 7, 2016 RF Mike Baxter elected free agency.
August 30, 2016 Tacoma Rainiers activated RF Mike Baxter from the 7-day disabled list.
August 26, 2016 Tacoma Rainiers sent OF Mike Baxter on a rehab assignment to Everett AquaSox.
June 20, 2016 Tacoma Rainiers placed RF Mike Baxter on the 7-day disabled list.
April 4, 2016 IF Mike Baxter assigned to Tacoma Rainiers.
December 15, 2015 Seattle Mariners signed free agent RF Mike Baxter to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 14, 2015 RF Mike Baxter elected free agency.
July 31, 2015 Chicago Cubs sent Mike Baxter outright to Iowa Cubs.
July 29, 2015 Chicago Cubs designated RF Mike Baxter for assignment.
July 12, 2015 Chicago Cubs optioned RF Mike Baxter to Iowa Cubs.
June 3, 2015 Chicago Cubs recalled Mike Baxter from Iowa Cubs.
June 2, 2015 Chicago Cubs optioned RF Mike Baxter to Iowa Cubs.
May 19, 2015 Chicago Cubs selected the contract of Mike Baxter from Iowa Cubs.
February 1, 2015 RF Mike Baxter assigned to Iowa Cubs.
January 28, 2015 Chicago Cubs signed free agent RF Mike Baxter to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 3, 2014 RF Mike Baxter elected free agency.
April 9, 2014 Los Angeles Dodgers sent Mike Baxter outright to Albuquerque Isotopes.
April 6, 2014 Los Angeles Dodgers designated RF Mike Baxter for assignment.
April 4, 2014 Los Angeles Dodgers optioned RF Mike Baxter to Albuquerque Isotopes.
October 21, 2013 Los Angeles Dodgers activated RF Mike Baxter.
October 21, 2013 Mike Baxter roster status changed by Los Angeles Dodgers.
October 21, 2013 Los Angeles Dodgers activated RF Mike Baxter.
October 17, 2013 Los Angeles Dodgers claimed RF Mike Baxter off waivers from New York Mets.
September 9, 2013 New York Mets recalled Mike Baxter from Las Vegas 51s.
August 24, 2013 New York Mets optioned RF Mike Baxter to Las Vegas 51s.
August 3, 2013 New York Mets recalled Mike Baxter from Las Vegas 51s.
June 10, 2013 New York Mets optioned Mike Baxter to Las Vegas 51s.
May 6, 2013 RF Mike Baxter assigned to Las Vegas 51s.
July 30, 2012 Mike Baxter roster status changed by New York Mets.
July 23, 2012 Binghamton Mets sent LF Mike Baxter on a rehab assignment to Buffalo Bisons.
July 20, 2012 Mike Baxter assigned to Binghamton Mets from St. Lucie Mets.
July 15, 2012 Mike Baxter assigned to St. Lucie Mets.
June 3, 2012 New York Mets placed LF Mike Baxter on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 2, 2012. Displaced right collarbone.
April 4, 2012 New York Mets selected the contract of LF Mike Baxter from Buffalo Bisons.
December 16, 2011 Buffalo Bisons signed free agent LF Mike Baxter.
December 16, 2011 New York Mets signed free agent LF Mike Baxter to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
December 12, 2011 LF Mike Baxter elected free agency.
September 6, 2011 New York Mets recalled Mike Baxter from Buffalo Bisons.
August 29, 2011 New York Mets optioned Mike Baxter to Buffalo Bisons.
August 8, 2011 New York Mets recalled Mike Baxter from Buffalo Bisons.
July 26, 2011 Mike Baxter assigned to Buffalo Bisons from St. Lucie Mets.
July 22, 2011 New York Mets claimed LF Mike Baxter off waivers from San Diego Padres.
July 22, 2011 New York Mets optioned Mike Baxter to St. Lucie Mets.
July 7, 2011 sent LF Mike Baxter on a rehab assignment to Lake Elsinore Storm.
March 28, 2011 Mike Baxter roster status changed by San Diego Padres.
September 6, 2010 San Diego Padres purchased LF Mike Baxter from Portland Beavers.
March 16, 2010 OF Mike Baxter assigned to San Diego Padres.
June 6, 2009 Mike Baxter assigned to Portland Beavers from San Antonio Missions.

Michael Joseph Baxter Bio Info

Michael Joseph (Mike) Baxter grew up in Whitestone, Queens...Played for Bayside Little League...Graduated from Archbishop Molloy High School (Queens) in 2002...Led his high school team to New York City's Catholic High School Athletic Association's City Championship as a senior...Attended Columbia University his freshman year before transferring to Vanderbilt...Attended Vanderbilt University where he was teammates with Tampa Bay's David Price...In 2005, he hit .375 as a junior earning him Team MVP honors...Received a state resolution in June, 2012 from Senator Tony Avella (Bayside) for his heroic actions during Johan Santana's no-hitter...Several days later received a proclamation from NYC from City Councilman Dan Halloran (Whitestone) for making his home borough proud.

2013

Made his second consecutive Opening Day roster with the Mets and split the season between New York and Triple-A Las Vegas…appeared in 74 games in three stints with the Mets, batting .189 with six doubles, a triple and four RBI... Had a season-long five-game hitting streak from May 5-12, batting 6-for-10 with a triple, double and three RBI... Picked up the first multi-steal game of his career on May 12 against the Pirates with two stolen bases... Batted .289 (54-for-187) with seven homers and 22 RBI in 53 games with Las Vegas... At Triple-A, batted .302 (49-for-162) with six of his seven home runs against right-handed pitchers…posted a .399 on-base percentage and a .543 slugging mark against righties... Claimed off waivers by the Dodgers on Oct. 17.

2012 Made his first Opening Day roster...Placed on the 15-Day DL, June 3 with a displaced right collarbone and fractured rib cartilage next to the sternum...Hurt himself on June 1, crashing into the leftfield wall in the seventh inning to preserve Johan Santana's no-hitter...Reinstated on July 30...Finished with the best pinch-hit average in the majors, hitting .458 (11-24) off the bench (minimum 20 PA) and the most doubles (six)...His eight RBI as a pinch-hitter was tied for sixth in the majors...His pinch-hit average was the third-highest in franchise history...Bruce Boisclair (12-21, .571, 1976) and Ed Kranepool (17-35, .486, 1974) are the only Mets ahead of Baxter...Set a career-high with three hits on May 20 at Toronto...Made his first start of the season on April 23 in Game 1 vs. San Francisco ...Went 1-4 with a double and an RBI...Hit leadoff for the first two times in his career, May 22-23 at Pittsburgh...Started the game at the top of the order 12 times in 2012, with the Mets going 7-5 in those contests...Set a franchise record for a nine-inning game with five walks on August 4 at San Diego...Also matched the overall franchise record (Vince Coleman vs. Pittsburgh, 1992, 16 innings)...The last NL player to walk five times in a nine-inning game was Ryan Howard, May 30, 2006...Also became the third rookie in the last 60 years to walk five times in a game...The Dodgers' Greg Brock in 1983 and Cleveland's Jim Norris in 1977 also did it...Hit in a career-high eight straight (August 9-August 20, .367, 11-30)...Hit his first career leadoff home run on August 30 at Philadelphia (off Kyle Kendrick)...Broke a 0-19 skid with a home run on September 20 vs. Philadelphia...Hit .327 (16-49) in 13 rehabilitation games with Buffalo (AAA) of the International League, Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League and St. Lucie (A) of the Florida State League. 2011 Started the year in San Diego's organization, rehabilitating ligaments in his left thumb which was injured during Spring Training...Claimed off waivers by the Mets on July 22...Assigned to Buffalo (AAA) of the International League where he appeared in 11 games before an August 8 promotion to New York...Returned to Buffalo on August 29 and recalled again to New York on September 6...Made his Mets debut on August 8, and doubled as a pinch-hitter in the eighth inning...Drove in a run, his second career RBI...The double was the first extra-base hit of his career...Became the 36th player born in New York City to play for the Mets...Made his first career start on August 10 vs. San Diego...Started in rightfield and went 1-3 with two walks...Picked up his first triple and scored his first two runs on August 13 at Arizona...Drove in two runs with his first career home run on September 28, the final day of the regular season...Hit a sixth-inning home run off Cincinnati's Edinson Volquez in the Mets' 3-0 win at Citi Field...In 11 major league rehabilitation games with Lake Elsinore (A) of the California League, he hit .278 (10-36) with one double and two RBI. 2010 Spent the majority of the season with Triple-A Portland...appeared in nine games for the Padres after having his contract selected 9/6...Made his Major League debut 9/6 vs. LAD as a pinch-hitter...did not start a game for the Padres, appearing as a pinch-hitter in eight games and as a defensive replacement at first base in one game...Collected his first Major League RBI 9/24 vs. CIN with a sacrifice fly...his first hit came two days later, a pinch-hit single off Francisco Cordero 9/26 vs. CIN...Led the Beavers in nearly every offensive category, including games played, runs scored, hits, doubles, triples, home runs, RBI, total bases (249) and walks...appeared in 80 games in the outfield, 46 at first base, three at third base and 11 as designated hitter...Ranked third in the Pacific Coast League with 10 triples...named PCL Batter of the Week for the week of 6/7-14. 2009 Split the season between Double-A San Antonio and Triple-A Portland, appearing in 133 games...Named to Texas League Mid-Season All-Star team as a starter...Named Padres Minor League Player of the Month as well as the Texas League Player of the Month for May...hit .426 (49-for-115) with 17 doubles, one triple, one home run, 26 RBI and 23 runs scored for San Antonio in May...hit safely in 24 of those 28 games, including a five-hit performance on May 22. 2008 Split the season between Single-A Lake Elsinore and Double-A San Antonio...was also named to the Arizona Fall League All-Prospect Team. 2007 Spent the majority of the season at Single-A Lake Elsinore, also seeing his first Triple-A action...played 10 games for Portland. 2006 In his second professional season, spent the entire year with Single-A Fort Wayne...hit safely in a season-best 15 straight games from 8/17-9/3, hitting .387 (24-for-62) with nine doubles over that span. 2005 Made his professional debut with Single-A Fort Wayne, hitting .219 (40-for-183) in 45 games.