Royce Clayton  Pitcher

       
Born: January 2, 1970
Burbank, CA
Height: 6-0
Weight: 183
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Drafted: 1st round, 1988 by SF
How Acquired: Minor league free agent (Aug. 2007)
High School: St. Bernard (CA)

Contract Expired (Oct. 2007)

Scouting Report
: Clayton has played as a backup SS in recent years and is good insurance for the MLB level. Makes okay contact, speed was once an asset but isn't there as much as Clayton approaches retirement.  Still an above average defender.

 

     
    Career Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb bb so sb cs avg obp slg ops
  1988 Everett Nwest A Sf 18 60 212 35 55 4 0 3 29 68 27 54 10 4 0.259 0.348 0.321 0.669
  1989 Clinton Midw A Sf 19 104 385 39 91 13 3 0 24 110 39 101 28 16 0.236 0.309 0.286 0.595
  1989 San Jose Calif A Sf 19 28 92 5 11 2 0 0 4 13 13 27 10 1 0.120 0.236 0.141 0.377
  1990 San Jose Calif A Sf 20 123 460 80 123 15 10 7 71 179 68 98 33 15 0.267 0.364 0.389 0.753
  1991 Shreveport Tex AA Sf 21 126 485 84 136 22 8 5 68 189 61 104 36 10 0.280 0.361 0.390 0.751
  1991 SF Giants MLB MLB Sf 21 9 26 0 3 1 0 0 2 4 1 6 0 0 0.115 0.148 0.154 0.302
  1992 Phoenix PCL AAA Sf 22 48 192 30 46 6 2 3 18 65 17 25 15 6 0.240 0.300 0.339 0.639
  1992 SF Giants MLB MLB Sf 22 98 321 31 72 7 4 4 24 99 26 63 8 4 0.224 0.281 0.308 0.589
  1993 SF Giants MLB MLB Sf 23 153 549 54 155 21 5 6 70 204 38 91 11 10 0.282 0.331 0.372 0.703
  1994 SF Giants MLB MLB Sf 24 108 385 38 91 14 6 3 30 126 30 74 23 3 0.236 0.295 0.327 0.622
  1995 SF Giants MLB MLB Sf 25 138 509 56 124 29 3 5 58 174 38 109 24 9 0.244 0.298 0.342 0.640
  1996 St. Louis MLB MLB Stl 26 129 491 64 136 20 4 6 35 182 33 89 33 15 0.277 0.321 0.371 0.692
  1997 St. Louis MLB MLB Stl 27 154 576 75 153 39 5 9 61 229 33 109 30 10 0.266 0.306 0.398 0.704
  1998 St. Louis MLB MLB Stl 28 90 355 59 83 19 1 4 29 116 40 51 19 6 0.234 0.313 0.327 0.640
  1998 Texas MLB MLB Tex 28 52 186 30 53 12 1 5 24 82 13 32 5 5 0.285 0.330 0.441 0.771
  1999 Oklahoma PCL AAA Tex 29 2 7 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 3 0 0 0.143 0.400 0.143 0.543
  1999 Texas MLB MLB Tex 29 133 465 69 134 21 5 14 52 207 39 100 8 6 0.288 0.346 0.445 0.791
  2000 Texas MLB MLB Tex 30 148 513 70 124 21 5 14 54 197 42 92 11 7 0.242 0.301 0.384 0.685
  2001 Chi Wh-Sox MLB MLB Chw 31 135 433 62 114 21 4 9 60 170 33 72 10 7 0.263 0.315 0.393 0.708
  2002 Chi Wh-Sox MLB MLB Chw 32 112 342 51 86 14 2 7 35 125 20 67 5 1 0.251 0.295 0.365 0.660
  2003 Milwaukee MLB MLB Mil 33 146 483 49 110 16 1 11 39 161 49 92 5 2 0.228 0.301 0.333 0.634
  2004 Colorado MLB MLB Col 34 146 574 95 160 36 4 8 54 228 48 125 10 5 0.279 0.338 0.397 0.735
  2005 Arizona MLB MLB Ari 35 143 522 59 141 28 4 2 44 183 38 105 13 3 0.270 0.320 0.351 0.671
  2006 Washington MLB MLB Wan 36 87 305 36 82 22 1 0 27 106 19 53 8 3 0.269 0.315 0.348 0.663
  2006 Cincinnati MLB MLB Cin 36 50 149 13 35 8 0 2 13 49 11 32 6 3 0.235 0.290 0.329 0.619
  2007 Toronto MLB MLB Tor 37 69 189 23 48 14 0 1 12 65 14 50 2 1 0.254 0.304 0.344 0.648
  2007 Pawtucket IL AAA Bos 37 7 28 2 4 3 0 0 3 7 2 10 0 0 0.143 0.200 0.250 0.450
  2007 Boston AL MLB Bos 37 77 195 24 48 14 0 1 12 65 14 53 2 1 0.246 0.296 0.333 0.629
     
  Additional Player Info  
  Pronunciation: ---
Originally Signed:
June 22, 1988 (SF)
Signing Bonus: N/A
MiLB Debut: June 1988 (Everett)
MLFA Eligible: N/A
Rule 5 Draft Eligible: N/A
Added to 40-man: September 1, 2007
MLB Debut:
September 21, 1991 (SF)
MLB Service Time (through 2007)
: 15 years, 112 days
Options Remaining
: 0 (1992)
MLB Contract (2008): MLB Free Agent
Trade Restrictions
: June 1, 2008 (MLB FA)

 

 

 
   
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