Mitch Moreland

Mitch Moreland #18

  • 1B
  • B/T: L/L
  • 6' 2" /230
  • Age: 32


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Mitch Moreland 2018 Spring Training Stats

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Mitch Moreland Spring Training Career Stats

393 .310 18 85 2 .908

Mitch Moreland MLB Career Stats

3004 .252 132 433 8 .756

Mitch Moreland Bio

  • Full Name: Mitchell Austin Moreland
  • Nickname: 2-Bags
  • Born: 9/6/1985 in Amory, MS
  • Draft: 2007, Texas Rangers, 17th rd. (530th overall)
  • College: Mississippi State
  • Debut: 7/29/2010
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2018 Spring Training Stats 3 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Spring Training Career Stats
393 55 122 18 85 2 .310 .384 .908
MLB Career Stats 3004 372 758 132 433 8 .252 .317 .756


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Mitch Moreland Stats

*Since 2006

Mitch Moreland Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Mitch Moreland Statcast Events


Mitch Moreland 2017 Projections

Rest of Season
105 377 54 98 173 25 1 17 58 36 4 94 1 1 .260 .330 .467 .797
105 377 54 98 173 25 1 17 58 36 4 94 1 1 .260 .330 .467 .797
Rest of Season
105 377 54 98 173 25 1 17 58 36 4 94 1 1 .260 .330 .467 .797
105 377 54 98 173 25 1 17 58 36 4 94 1 1 .260 .330 .467 .797

Mitch Moreland News

Mitch Moreland Fantasy News

February 19, 2018 at 5:38 PM ET

Martinez, Red Sox finally come to agreement

The Red Sox and free-agent slugger J.D. Martinez have agreed to a five-year, $110 million deal that includes an opt-out after the second year, sources told's Jon Paul Morosi on Monday.

December 18, 2017 at 4:52 PM ET

Moreland sticks with Red Sox on two-year deal

Though the Red Sox had been exploring new options at first base since the Hot Stove season started, the team announced on Monday it will bring back Mitch Moreland on a two-year contract worth $13 million, according to a source.


Mitch Moreland Awards

Rawlings AL Gold Glove

Year Team League
2016 Texas AL

AL Player of the Week

Week Team League
07/31/2016 Texas AL Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Texas AL

MID Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Clinton MID

MID Player of the Week

Week Team League
08/18/2008 Clinton MID

MID Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Clinton MID

Mitch Moreland Leaderboards

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2013 23 21st in AL
2015 23 23rd in AL

Runs Batted In

Season RBI Rank
2015 85 19th in AL

On-base Plus Slugging

Season OPS Rank
2015 .812 22nd in AL

Slugging Percentage

Season SLG Rank
2015 .482 14th in AL


Season 2B Rank
2017 34 19th in AL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
2016 8 12th in AL

Mitch Moreland Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
December 18, 2017 Boston Red Sox signed free agent 1B Mitch Moreland.
November 2, 2017 1B Mitch Moreland elected free agency.
December 8, 2016 Boston Red Sox signed free agent 1B Mitch Moreland.
November 3, 2016 1B Mitch Moreland elected free agency.
May 13, 2015 Texas Rangers activated 1B Mitch Moreland from the 15-day disabled list.
May 9, 2015 Texas Rangers sent 1B Mitch Moreland on a rehab assignment to Round Rock Express.
April 29, 2015 Texas Rangers placed 1B Mitch Moreland on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 28, 2015. Left elbow surgery.
November 3, 2014 Texas Rangers activated 1B Mitch Moreland from the 60-day disabled list.
July 24, 2014 Texas Rangers transferred 1B Mitch Moreland from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
June 10, 2014 Texas Rangers placed 1B Mitch Moreland on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 8, 2014. Impingement in his left ankle
June 21, 2013 Texas Rangers activated 1B Mitch Moreland from the 15-day disabled list.
June 17, 2013 Texas Rangers sent 1B Mitch Moreland on a rehab assignment to Frisco RoughRiders.
June 6, 2013 Texas Rangers placed 1B Mitch Moreland on the 15-day disabled list. strained right hamstring
July 30, 2012 Texas Rangers activated 1B Mitch Moreland from the 15-day disabled list.
July 27, 2012 Round Rock Express sent 1B Mitch Moreland on a rehab assignment to Frisco RoughRiders.
July 23, 2012 Mitch Moreland assigned to Round Rock Express.
June 22, 2012 Texas Rangers placed 1B Mitch Moreland on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 20, 2012. Left hamstring strain.
July 29, 2010 Texas Rangers selected the contract of 1B Mitch Moreland from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
April 7, 2010 Mitch Moreland assigned to Oklahoma City RedHawks from Frisco RoughRiders.
January 15, 2010 Texas Rangers invited non-roster RF Mitch Moreland to spring training.
September 26, 2009 Mitch Moreland roster status changed by Frisco RoughRiders.
August 17, 2009 Frisco RoughRiders placed RF Mitch Moreland on the 7-day disabled list.
May 26, 2009 RF Mitch Moreland assigned to Frisco RoughRiders from Bakersfield Blaze.
April 9, 2009 Mitch Moreland assigned to Bakersfield Blaze from Hickory Crawdads.

Mitchell Austin Moreland Bio Info

Full name is Mitchell Austin Moreland. Signed by Art Gardner (Rangers). He and his wife, the former Susannah Higgins, were married on 11/13/11...They have a son, Crue Howell (born 7/25/12), and a daughter, Swayze Ann (born 10/17/14). Played 3 seasons (2005-07) at Mississippi State, where he hit .332 (144-for-434, 37 2B, 17 HR) with 91 RBI in 129 games...Also went 5-0 with 2 saves, a 3.31 ERA (12 ER/32.2 IP), and 45 SO in 25 pitching appearances, all in relief. Graduated in 2004 from Amory (MS) High School, where he went 25-2 in 3 varsity seasons...Went 7-1 with a 0.53 ERA and averaged 18.3 SO/9.0 IP as a senior (55.0 IP, 112 SO)...Named a 2004 Louisville Slugger All-American.


Won the AL Rawlings Gold Glove Award at 1B...Tied his career best with 147 games played and batted .233 (107-for-460) with 22 HR and 60 RBI. Led the AL with a .998 fielding % (2 E/1,103 TC) in 139 games (118 starts) at 1B, the highest mark in club history (min. 100 games at 1B)...His .9982 mark ranked 2nd in MLB to LAD's Adrian Gonzalez (.9983)...Did not commit an error in his final 52 games of the season (last error: 7/31 vs. KC). After the All-Star break, batted .382 vs. LHP (13-for-34, 3 2B, 2 HR). Hit 14 of his 22 HR during a 52-game span from 6/8-8/13, posting a .316/.366/.645 batting line in that time. Led the majors with a .750 SLG in July (19-for-56, 2 2B, 7 HR)...His 7 HR from 7/18-31 led the AL and were tied for most in the majors (also Jay Bruce and Jedd Gyorko). Named AL Player of the Week for 7/25-31 (10-for-22, 5 HR, 9 RBI). POSTSEASON: Appeared in all 3 ALDS games vs. TOR, going 2-for-8 with 2 2B and 2 RBI...Started Games 1 and 3.


In his most consistent major league season to date, Moreland established career highs in several categories as he batted .278 (131-471) with 23 HR and 85 RBI over 132 games for Texas…played bulk of season with a balky left ankle and set career bests in average, slugging (.482), hits (131), HR (tied- 23), RBI, doubles (27), XBH (50), and total bases (227)…ranked among team leaders in HR (tied for first), RBI (second), OPS (third, .812), total bases (fourth), and doubles (fifth)…had 117 starts, 110 at first base and seven as DH.


Missed majority of the season following ankle surgery in June, as his most recent ML contest was 6/7/14 vs. CLE...batted .246 (41-167) with 2 HR and 23 RBI in 52 games, his fewest games since his rookie season of 2010 (47)...hit just .120 (3-25) against left-handers...had .301 (22-73) figure with runners on base, .313 (15-48) with runners in scoring position...hit .294 (30-102) over first 36 games through 5/20, then batted .169 (11-65) last 16 games ahead of his surgery...started just 2 of the club's first 41 games at first base, but started 20 of next 21 games following Fielder injury...went 5-for-8 as a pinch-hitter, T8th-most pinch hits in the A.L...pair of career high-matching 3-hit games, 5/9 vs. BOS and 5/25 at DET...was placed on DL 6/8 with Os Trigonum Syndrome in his left ankle...underwent season-ending reconstructive surgery on his left ankle on 6/23/14 performed by Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, NC...transferred to 60-day disabled list on 7/24.


Batted .232 (107-462) with 24 doubles, 23 homers, and 60 RBI in 147 games for Texas, establishing career highs in games, doubles, homers, RBI, walks (45), total bases (202), and runs (tied-60)…his .232 average ranked as 4th-lowest among A.L. qualifiers and was well below his career .264 clip entering 2013 … was lowest qualifying average by a Ranger since Benji Gil hit .219 in 1995, lowest in a full season since Dean Palmer's .229 in 1992 … led the Rangers with 129 starts at first base, 3rdmost starts in the field of any Ranger behind only Adrian Beltre (146) and Elvis Andrus (145)…missed just over 2 weeks on the disabled list from June 6-20 with a right hamstring strain.

2012 Missed 31 games in June and July due to a strained left hamstring in 2nd major league season...placed 5th on the club in slugging (.468) and 6th in batting average (.275) among all Rangers with at least 300 at bats and was 6th on the team in homers (15)...started 82 games at 1st base and 6 as the designated hitter...was on the 15-day disabled list, June 20-July 29... suffered the injury running out an inning-ending GIDP ball in the 2nd inning on July 19 at SD...combined to hit .263 (5-19) with 2 doubles, an RBI, and 4 runs scored in 5 rehab games with Round Rock (AAA) and Frisco (AA). BATTING: Hit .139 (5-36) in 1st 12 games through April 24... from April 25-May 26, batted .392 (29-74) with 7 HR and 15 RBI in 25 games to rise to a season-high .309...hit .188 (9-48) over next 18 games through his injury on June 19 to fall to 1st 29 games after his return from the DL, July 30-Aug. 29, batted .337 (30-89) to raise season figure from .272 to .296...beginning Aug. 31, hit .213 (17-80) in his last 30 games with no home runs and 5 RBI...his .318 average at Rangers Ballpark was 3rd best among all Texas players behind Adrian Beltre (.346) and David Murphy (.335)...matched career high with 3 hits on 3 occasions (10 total times): May 5 at CLE and May 25-26 vs. TOR... highest monthly averages came in May (.324, 11th in A.L.) and August (.329, 16th in A.L.)...matched career high with 9-game hit streak, Aug. 18-26, batting .394 (13-33) in that span. HOME RUNS / RBI: Led the majors with 9 home runs while batting 9th in the order...homered twice on May 17 vs. OAK, his 4th career multi-HR game...had 1st career pinch HR on June 9 at SF, hitting ball into McCovey Cove over RF wall...hit 1st career grand slam on Aug. 22 vs. BAL...had no HR and 5 RBI in last 30 games with an at-bat...matched career high with 5 RBI on Aug. 22 vs. BAL (3rd time)...joined Adrian Beltre (5 RBI in that game) in the 1st instance of multiple Rangers having 5+ RBI in the same game since Aug. 22, 2007 at BAL (1)...the duo each had 4 RBI in the 4th inning of that game, 1st time in Washington/ Texas history for multiple players to have 4+ RBI in one frame (Elias Sports Bureau). FIELDING: Compiled a .996 (3 E/751 TC) fielding percentage in 95 total games at 1st base, the 5th best mark in the A.L. (90 or more games)...did not commit an error in 1st 35 games before miscue on June 14 and ended year with 25-game errorless streak...his career fielding percentage of .995 (9 E/1847 TC) in 234 games is the 3rd best in club history among 1B with at least 225 games behind Jim Spencer (.997) and Mark Teixeira (.996)...also appeared in 3 games in right field with 3 errorless chances...were his fewest OF appearances in 3 ML seasons. MISCELLANEOUS: Led the Rangers in pinch at bats (18) and hits (4)...missed games April 14-15 at MIN and returned to Dallas on an off day, April 16, for a root canal on an abscessed tooth...had both of Rangers' extra-base hits on May 21 at SEA, just 5th time in club history for Texas to have multiple extra-base hits in a game, all from the last spot in the lineup...was in the lineup just twice against left-handed starters, Aug. 25 vs. MIN (Brian Duensing) and Sept. 19 at LAA (C.J. Wilson)...had a 3-run HR off Duensing...hit .391 (9-23) as the DH....batted .313 (20-64) when leading off an inning...5 of his 23 total walks were intentional. POSTSEASON: Has appeared in 25 of the Rangers' 34 postseason games the past 3 seasons, batting .250 (19-76) with 3 HR and 10 RBI...his HR and RBI totals are both tied for 6th all-time in Rangers postseason history...fanned as a pinch-hitter in 2012 Wild Card Game vs. BAL...went 3-for-29 with 2 HR in 2011...Rangers were 7-1 in his 8 starts...started Games 4 and 5 of the World Series and appeared as a defensive replacement in Game 6...hit a solo home run in Game 5, his 2nd career World Series HR batting 9th, just the 4th player ever to hit 2 home runs from that spot in the Fall Classic...his 2-run HR in 2011 ALDS Game 2 vs. TB was his 1st HR since August 19 at CWS... started 13 of club's 16 postseason games in 2010 and appeared in 15 overall contests...batted .348 (16-46) with a HR, 4 doubles, and 7 RBI, posting the highest average and on-base pct. (.400) among regulars...hit safely in 13 of his final 14 postseason games and was the only Ranger with a hit in all 5 World Series games vs. SF...hit a 3-run HR off Jonathan Sanchez in Game 3, becoming the 1st left-handed batter in ML history to homer in the WS off a LHP after never previously homering off a lefty in a regular season or postseason game. 2011 Made his first career Opening Day roster and served as the club's starting first baseman for most of the year, registering one of the top fielding percentages in the majors at the position... also saw limited time in right field and as the DH...appeared in 134 of the Rangers' 162 games, nearly 3 times the number of games he played in during his 2010 rookie campaign (47), and established career highs in most offensive categories. 2010 Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA) on July 27 for his first major league action, Moreland spent the rest of the season with the Rangers, starting 41 of the club's final 61 games ... was 3rd player from Rangers' 2007 Draft to appear in the majors, joining Tommy Hunter and Julio Borbon ... had 145 big league at-bats, negating his rookie status. 2009 Named the Rangers organization's best position player after combining to bat .331 (156-471) with 16 home runs and 85 RBI in 116 games with Bakersfield (High-A) and Frisco (AA) in his 3rd professional season...appeared in 68 games in right field, 39 at first base, and 10 as DH...went consecutive games without a hit just 3 times all year, and never had a drought longer than 2 games...reached base safely via hit, walk, or hit by pitch in 102 of 116 games (88.0%)...missed final 3 weeks of the season with a fracture in his right addition to ranking 13th among all full season minor leaguers in batting average, at the time of the injury he also ranked among leaders in extra-base hits, on-base pct., and hits...after the injury, played in Arizona Fall League to finish out the year...had the highest batting average of any qualifier in the Texas organization and ranked 5th in RBI...had 45 multi-hit games in 116 contests (38.8%), including 16 games with 3+ hits and 5 games with season-high 4 hits...posted 20 multi-RBI contests, including 4 games with 3-or-more RBI, all of which came at Double-A...scored season-high 3 runs in a game 6 times...was organization's Player of the Month for May after batting .359 (38-106) with 14 doubles, 4 home runs, 17 RBI, and 14 walks in 27 games spanning his promotion to Frisco...named to Baseball America's Midseason All-Surprise Team at first base. 2008 Led the Midwest League in average (.324), RBI (99), slugging percentage (.536), and extra-base hits (59)...ranked among the league leaders in hits (2nd, 151), on-base percentage (2nd, .400), doubles (3rd, 37), and home runs (5th, 18)...named to the Midwest League Post-Season All-Star Team...finished 2nd in MVP voting to Beliot's Ben Revere (Minnesota)...starting rightfielder for the West division in the Midwest League All-Star Game...hit .324 (46-142) with runners in scoring position...recorded hits in 11-of-12 games to start the season and batted .357 (15-42) over 11 games in April...hit .315 (35-111) with 5 home runs and 18 RBI in May...did not hit first home run of the season until May 2 at Kane County...hit grand slam May 31 vs. Beloit...posted season-best 12 game hit streak from May 21-June 2, batting .448 (22-49) with 5 doubles, a triple, 3 home runs, and 7 RBI...had first career multi-home run game and a season-high 4 hits July 5 at Burlington...hit .380 (41-108) with 5 home runs and 23 RBI in August...had 2nd multi-home run game Aug. 17 vs. Peoria...named Midwest League Player of the Week on Aug. 17 after hitting .393 (11-28) with 3 doubles, 5 home runs, and 12 RBI...ended season with 8-game hit streak at .451 (14-31)...appeared in 2 games as a pitcher, posting a 4.50 ERA (1 ER/2.0 IP) with 3 strikeouts...also spent time on mound in instructional league following the season. 2007 Spent first professional season at Spokane...appeared in 21 games at first base, 5 as the DH and one in right field...launched first professional home run in his second game, Aug. 6 vs. Salem-Keizer...hit safely in 12 of his first 15 games for the Indians, going 18-for-61 (.295) with 2 home runs and 10 RBI.