CF Marty Sparks #22
Age: 30 | Bats: L | Throws: L | Morale: Good
06/01/2015
CF MARTY SPARKS #22 - AGE: 30 - BATS: L - THROWS: L - MORALE: GOOD
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0.0
BATTING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.  
Contact 6 5 6 6
Gap 3 3 3 3
Power 7 6 7 7
Eye 6 6 7 6
Avoid K's 6 6 6 6
FIELDING RATINGS
Catcher Infield Outfield
Range: - 4 5
Errors: - 4 4
Arm: 2 3 5
Turn DP: - 2 -
Ability: 2 - -
POSITION RATINGS
Pitcher: - Shortstop: -
Catcher: - Left Field: -
1st Base: - Center Field: 3
2nd Base: - Right Field: -
3rd Base: -
       
RUN/BUNT
Running Speed: 3
Stealing Ability: 6
Baserunning Inst.: 4
Sacrifice Bunt: 3
Bunt for Hit: 3
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result AB R H BI HR BB K SB
PERSONALITY
It's rare not to see Sparks with a dirty uniform.
Personality Class: Sparkplug
High: Adaptability, Work Ethic
Low: Leader
Birthday:09/30/1984
Born in:North Port, FL
Nationality:American
Height:6' 4"
Weight:230 lbs
Local Popularity:Fair
National Pop.:Unknown
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$11,400
Signed Through:2015 Season
Major Service:2 Years, 25 Days
Service This Yr:None
40-Man Service:4 Years, None
Pro Service:12 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Arbitration eligible in offseason
Option Years:Last option year
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:2003, 16th Pick in Round 7
CAREER BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
2011 Ann Arbor - TBC 26 106 430 126 22 0 19 52 56 39 4 1 79 5 0 .293 .357 .477 .833 114 121 0.2
2012 Ann Arbor - TBC 27 87 296 77 9 1 13 47 41 35 3 3 54 0 1 .260 .341 .429 .770 100 104 -0.4
2013 Ann Arbor - TBC 28 20 74 15 2 0 1 1 5 8 0 0 17 1 0 .203 .280 .270 .551 45 45 -0.5
Total TBC 213 800 218 33 1 33 100 102 82 7 4 150 6 1 .273 .344 .440 .784 102 107 -0.6
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
2002 Total - 17 23 101 42 9 0 3 27 41 13 2 0 7 10 3 .416 .491 .594 1.085 100 100 1.5
2003 Grand Rapids - U21 18 7 7 2 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 .286 .375 .429 .804 121 132 0.0
2004 Grand Rapids - U21 19 24 26 8 2 0 1 2 5 2 0 0 7 0 0 .308 .357 .500 .857 137 127 0.0
2005 Michigan - U23 20 27 24 9 1 0 1 4 5 4 0 0 6 1 0 .375 .464 .542 1.006 169 162 0.4
2005 Mackinaw Island - U25 20 9 32 13 1 0 1 10 4 4 0 1 4 0 0 .406 .459 .531 .991 166 174 0.4
2006 Michigan - U23 21 37 139 44 7 1 7 31 22 20 3 1 16 0 1 .317 .411 .532 .943 160 171 1.0
2006 Mackinaw Island - U25 21 29 113 32 8 0 5 18 22 21 1 1 25 1 0 .283 .397 .487 .884 136 145 1.1
2007 Mackinaw Island - U25 22 88 337 106 12 1 24 77 70 53 2 5 34 8 5 .315 .406 .570 .975 148 144 3.1
2008 Mackinaw Island - U25 23 54 46 9 2 0 4 10 11 9 0 1 9 0 0 .196 .321 .500 .821 115 114 0.3
2009 Dearborn - U27 24 57 76 29 3 0 9 20 18 14 0 0 7 0 0 .382 .478 .776 1.254 216 218 1.4
2009 Traverse City - AAA 24 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 -137 -0.0
2010 Dearborn - U27 25 88 320 109 11 1 42 106 87 71 0 2 26 6 3 .341 .458 .775 1.233 215 211 6.4
2013 San Juan - AAA 28 83 312 100 15 0 29 60 61 50 1 2 41 2 0 .321 .414 .647 1.061 169 174 3.0
2014 San Juan - AAA 29 108 395 130 16 0 34 95 77 72 4 5 42 2 1 .329 .433 .628 1.061 176 174 3.7
Total AAA 193 708 230 31 0 63 155 138 122 5 7 84 4 1 .325 .424 .636 1.060 173 174
Total U27 145 396 138 14 1 51 126 105 85 0 2 33 6 3 .348 .462 .775 1.237 215 213
Total U25 180 528 160 23 1 34 115 107 87 3 8 72 9 5 .303 .399 .544 .943 143 143
Total U21 31 33 10 3 0 1 4 6 3 0 0 9 0 0 .303 .361 .485 .846 133 128
Total U23 64 163 53 8 1 8 35 27 24 3 1 22 1 1 .325 .419 .534 .953 161 170
CAREER POSTSEASON BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
2005 Michigan - U23 20 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 45 117 0.0
2007 Dearborn - U27 22 5 15 4 0 0 0 1 4 2 0 0 2 0 0 .267 .353 .267 .620 59 70 0.1
2009 Dearborn - U27 24 14 15 4 0 0 2 3 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 .267 .353 .667 1.020 155 156 -0.1
2010 Dearborn - U27 25 7 26 13 0 0 7 12 12 6 0 0 1 1 0 .500 .594 1.308 1.901 381 364 0.8
2012 Ann Arbor - TBC 27 2 6 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 .167 .375 .333 .708 88 102 -1.5
2014 San Juan - AAA 29 6 20 11 1 0 3 8 5 4 1 0 1 0 0 .550 .640 1.050 1.690 337 346 -0.8
Total TBC 2 6 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 .167 .375 .333 .708 88 102
Total AAA 6 20 11 1 0 3 8 5 4 1 0 1 0 0 .550 .640 1.050 1.690 337 346
Total U27 26 56 21 0 0 9 16 21 9 1 0 3 1 0 .375 .470 .857 1.327 239 235
Total U23 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 45 117
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
2003 Grand Rapids - U21 LF 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 1.0 9.00 +0.1 1.031
2003 Grand Rapids - U21 CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1.0 0.00 0.0 .000
2003 Grand Rapids - U21 RF 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 3.0 3.00 -0.2 1.034
2004 Grand Rapids - U21 CF 10 0 7 0 0 8 1 .875 18.1 3.44 -1.5 .819
2005 Mackinaw Island - U25 CF 8 8 17 1 1 19 1 .947 65.0 2.49 -0.9 .901
2005 Michigan - U23 CF 3 0 2 0 0 2 0 1.000 5.2 3.18 +0.2 1.011
2006 Mackinaw Island - U25 CF 29 29 83 4 0 88 1 .989 246.1 3.18 -2.1 .965
2006 Michigan - U23 CF 37 37 97 6 1 112 9 .920 312.0 2.97 -8.5 .901
2007 Mackinaw Island - U25 CF 88 88 260 10 2 277 7 .975 765.1 3.18 -4.9 .968
2008 Mackinaw Island - U25 LF 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 3.2 2.45 +0.2 .978
2008 Mackinaw Island - U25 CF 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 1.0 9.00 +0.1 1.014
2009 Dearborn - U27 CF 13 11 26 1 1 28 1 .964 96.0 2.53 -2.6 .900
2010 Dearborn - U27 CF 88 88 227 6 1 240 7 .971 732.0 2.86 -6.1 .940
2011 Ann Arbor - TBC CF 104 104 289 17 2 311 5 .984 886.0 3.11 -21.9 .886
2012 Ann Arbor - TBC CF 76 75 172 10 1 185 3 .984 646.0 2.54 -16.3 .867
2013 Ann Arbor - TBC CF 20 20 48 2 0 54 4 .926 178.0 2.53 -2.3 .949
2013 San Juan - AAA CF 80 79 214 10 1 227 3 .987 699.1 2.88 -14.1 .886
2014 San Juan - AAA CF 108 108 259 16 2 282 7 .975 944.1 2.62 -18.9 .891
TOTAL LF 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 1.000 4.2 3.86 +0.3 1.004
TOTAL CF 666 647 1702 83 12 1834 49 .973 5596.1 2.87 -99.8 .910
TOTAL RF 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 3.0 3.00 -0.2 1.034
PLAYER HISTORY
01/01/2003 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 3 (6); Power: 2 (4); Eye: 2 (4).
06/17/2003 Drafted in the 2003 first-year player draft (Round 7, Pick 16, 160th overall pick) by the Ann Arbor Tigers, out of high school (Out-of-Door Academy; Sarasota, FL).
01/01/2004 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 4 (6); Power: 2 (4); Eye: 3 (4).
01/01/2005 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 4 (6); Power: 3 (6); Eye: 3 (5).
01/01/2006 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 4 (6); Power: 4 (7); Eye: 4 (5).
06/19/2006 Named the #98 prospect in the TBC
08/24/2006 Injured on 08/23/2006, diagnosed with a knee sprain, is day-to-day.
01/01/2007 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 5 (6); Power: 4 (7); Eye: 4 (5).
09/15/2007 Was selected to the 2007 Under 25 Developmental League All-Star Game.
01/01/2008 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 5 (6); Power: 5 (7); Eye: 5 (6).
01/01/2009 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 5 (6); Power: 5 (7); Eye: 5 (6).
01/01/2010 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 6 (6); Power: 6 (7); Eye: 6 (6).
06/27/2010 Hits three home runs against the Myrtle Beach Dolphins, going 3-4 with 7 RBI and 3 runs scored!
06/28/2010 Wins the U27 JS Player of the Week Award.
08/02/2010 Wins the U27 JS Player of the Week Award.
09/06/2010 Wins the U27 JS Player of the Week Award.
09/15/2010 Was selected to the 2010 Under 27 Development League All-Star Game.
09/27/2010 Wins the U27 JS Player of the Week Award.
10/01/2010 Wins the U27 JS Batter of the Month Award.
11/17/2010 Wins the 2010 U27 JS Platinum Stick Award at CF.
11/20/2010 Wins the 2010 U27 JS Best Hitter.
01/01/2011 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 7 (7); Power: 7 (7); Eye: 6 (6).
11/28/2011 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $10,400 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2012 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 6 (6); Power: 7 (7); Eye: 6 (6).
07/01/2012 Injured (Strained rib cage muscle), day-to-day for 6 days.
08/05/2012 Injured (Wrist soreness), day-to-day for 2 weeks.
11/28/2012 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $10,800 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2013 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 6 (6); Power: 7 (7); Eye: 6 (6).
08/28/2013 Goes 0-3 against the Fresno Scorpions, ending his hitting streak at 23 games.
09/02/2013 Injured (Groin tightness), day-to-day for 4 days.
11/28/2013 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $11,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2014 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 6 (6); Power: 7 (7); Eye: 6 (6).
07/01/2014 Wins the AAA JS Batter of the Month Award.
09/12/2014 Was selected to the 2014 TBC Reserve League All-Star Game.
09/15/2014 Wins the AAA JS Player of the Week Award.
10/23/2014 Wins the 2014 AAA JS Round 1 MVP Award.
11/13/2014 Wins the 2014 AAA JS Platinum Stick Award at CF.
11/16/2014 Finished 2nd in 2014 AAA JS Best Hitter voting.
11/29/2014 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $11,400 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2015 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 6 (6); Power: 7 (7); Eye: 6 (6).
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