Lyle Overbay First Base

     
 

Born: January 28, 1977
Centralia, WA
Height: 6-2
Weight: 235
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Drafted: 18th round, 1999 by Arizona
How Acquired: Minor league free agent (Jan. 2013)
College: Nevada-Reno
High School: Centralia (WA)

Photo © Kelly O'Connor

Released (March 2013)

Scouting Report
: Veteran first baseman signed as depth. Overbay has an out clause in his contract which allows him to become a free agent if he is not added to the major league roster by the end of spring training.
 

 
   
    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
  1999 Missoula Pio Rk Ari 22 75 306 66 105 25 7 12 101 180 40 53 10 3 0.343 0.418 0.588 1.006
  2000 South Bend Midw A Ari 23 71 259 47 86 19 3 6 47 129 27 36 9 2 0.332 0.397 0.498 0.895
  2000 El Paso Tex AA Ari 23 62 244 43 86 16 2 8 49 130 28 39 3 2 0.352 0.420 0.533 0.953
  2001 El Paso Tex AA Ari 24 138 532 82 187 49 3 13 100 281 67 92 5 4 0.352 0.423 0.528 0.951
  2001 Arizona NL MLB Ari 24 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0.500 0.500 0.500 1.000
  2002 Tucson PCL AAA Ari 25 134 525 83 180 40 0 19 109 277 42 86 0 0 0.343 0.396 0.528 0.924
  2002 Arizona NL MLB Ari 25 10 10 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 5 0 0 0.100 0.100 0.100 0.200
  2003 Tucson PCL AAA Ari 26 35 119 24 34 11 0 4 16 57 28 19 0 0 0.286 0.419 0.479 0.898
  2003 Arizona NL MLB Ari 26 86 254 23 70 20 0 4 28 102 35 67 1 0 0.276 0.365 0.402 0.767
  2004 Milwaukee NL MLB Mil 27 159 579 83 174 53 1 16 87 277 81 128 2 1 0.301 0.385 0.478 0.863
  2005 Milwaukee NL MLB Mil 28 158 537 80 148 34 1 19 72 241 78 98 1 0 0.276 0.367 0.449 0.816
  2006 Toronto AL MLB Tor 29 157 581 82 181 46 1 22 92 295 55 96 5 3 0.312 0.372 0.508 0.880
  2007 New Hampshire East AA Tor 30 4 15 2 4 1 0 1 5 8 3 3 0 0 0.267 0.389 0.533 0.922
  2007 Toronto AL MLB Tor 30 122 425 49 102 30 2 10 44 166 47 78 2 0 0.240 0.315 0.391 0.706
  2008 Toronto AL MLB Tor 31 158 544 74 147 32 2 15 69 228 74 116 1 2 0.270 0.358 0.419 0.777
  2009 Toronto AL MLB Tor 32 132 423 57 112 35 1 16 64 197 74 95 0 0 0.265 0.372 0.466 0.838
  2010 Toronto AL MLB Tor 33 154 534 75 130 37 2 20 67 231 67 131 1 0 0.243 0.329 0.433 0.762
  2011 Pittsburgh NL MLB Pit 34 103 352 40 80 17 1 8 37 123 36 77 1 1 0.227 0.300 0.349 0.649
  2011 Arizona NL MLB Ari 34 18 42 3 12 4 0 1 10 19 6 11 1 0 0.286 0.388 0.452 0.840
  2012 Arizona NL MLB Ari 35 45 96 11 28 9 0 2 10 43 12 26 0 0 0.292 0.367 0.448 0.815
  2012 Atlanta NL MLB Ari 35 20 20 1 2 1 0 0 0 3 1 8 0 0 0.100 0.143 0.150 0.293
  2012 Gwinnett IL AAA Atl 35 7 22 3 6 3 0 0 3 9 6 6 0 0 0.273 0.429 0.409 0.838
  2013 New York AL MLB NYY 36 142 445 43 107 24 1 14 59 175 36 111 2 0 0.240 0.295 0.393 0.688
   
  Additional Player Info  
Pronunciation: ---
First Pro Contract:
June 8, 1999 (Arizona)
Signing Bonus: N/A
MiLB Debut: June 1999 (Missoula)
Added to 40-man: -
MLB Debut:
September 19, 2001 (Arizona)
     
  Awards
1999 Baseball America Short-Season Player of the Year
1999 Pioneer League Most Valuable Player
2001 Texas League Post-Season All-Star
2002 Pacific Coast League Post-Season All-Star
2004 Brewers Harvey Kuenn Award
SoxProspects.com Awards
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