Mark Prior Pitcher

     
   

Born: September 7, 1980
San Diego, CA
Height: 6-5
Weight: 230
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Drafted: 1st round, 1998 by NYY ;
1st round, 2001 by ChC
How Acquired: Minor league free agent (May 2012)
College: USC
High School: University of San Diego HS (CA)

Photo William Parmeter

Released (August 2012)

Scouting Report
: The former All-Star and #2 overall pick has suffered a litany of injuries over the past several years that have nearly forced him out of baseball. Prior hopes to resurrect his career as a reliever.

 
   
    Pitching Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age w l % era g gs sv ip h r er hr bb so whip k/bb k/9
  2002 West Tennessee Sou AA ChC 21 4 1 0.800 2.60 6 6 0 34.7 26 16 10 0 10 55 1.04 5.50 14.28
  2002 Iowa PCL AAA ChC 21 1 1 0.500 1.65 3 3 0 16.3 13 10 3 1 8 24 1.29 3.00 13.23
  2002 Chicago NL MLB ChC 21 6 6 0.500 3.32 19 13 0 116.7 98 45 43 14 38 147 1.17 3.87 11.34
  2003 Chicago NL MLB ChC 22 18 6 0.750 2.43 30 30 0 211.3 183 67 57 15 50 245 1.10 4.90 10.43
  2004 Lansing Midw A ChC 23 0 0 --- 1.23 2 2 0 7.3 2 1 1 0 1 13 0.41 13.00 15.96
  2004 Iowa PCL AAA ChC 23 1 0 1.000 3.38 1 1 0 5.3 3 2 2 2 1 10 0.75 10.00 16.89
  2004 Chicago NL MLB ChC 23 6 4 0.600 4.02 21 21 0 118.7 112 53 53 14 48 139 1.35 2.90 10.54
  2005 Iowa PCL AAA ChC 24 0 1 0.000 10.20 1 1 0 6.0 9 7 7 0 1 7 1.67 7.00 10.50
  2005 Chicago NL MLB ChC 24 11 7 0.611 3.67 27 27 0 166.7 143 73 68 25 59 188 1.21 3.19 10.15
  2006 Peoria Midw A ChC 25 0 2 0.000 3.86 2 2 0 7.0 7 4 3 1 0 8 1.00 --- 10.29
  2006 West Tennessee Sou AA ChC 25 1 0 1.000 5.10 1 1 0 5.0 4 3 3 1 2 4 1.20 2.00 7.20
  2006 Iowa PCL AAA ChC 25 0 0 --- 0.00 1 1 0 6.7 4 1 0 0 1 10 0.75 10.00 13.50
  2006 Chicago NL MLB ChC 25 1 6 0.143 7.21 9 9 0 43.7 46 39 35 9 28 38 1.69 1.36 7.83
  2010 Orange County Gold Ind --- 29 0 0 --- 0.00 9 0 0 11.0 5 1 0 0 5 22 0.91 4.40 18.00
  2010 Oklahoma City PCL AAA Tex 29 0 0 --- 0.00 1 0 0 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 2 3.00 2.00 18.00
  2011 GCL Yankees GCL Rk NYY 30 0 0 --- 1.13 7 6 0 8.0 3 2 1 0 2 13 0.63 6.50 14.63
  2011 Tampa FSL A+ NYY 30 0 0 --- 6.00 3 0 0 3.0 2 2 2 0 2 2 1.33 1.00 6.00
  2011 Scranton/WB IL AAA NYY 30 0 0 --- 0.00 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 --- 0.00
  2012 Pawtucket IL AAA Bos 31 1 0 1.000 3.96 19 0 1 25.0 15 11 11 4 23 38 1.52 1.65 14.87
  2013 Louisville IL AAA Cin 32 0 0 --- 4.66 7 0 0 9.7 9 5 5 0 4 9 1.34 2.25 8.38
   
   
  Additional Player Info  
  Pronunciation: ---
First Pro Contract:
August 23, 2001 (ChC)
Signing Bonus: $4,000,000
MiLB Debut:  April 7, 2002 (West Tennessee)
Added to 40-man: -
MLB Debut:
May 22, 2002 (Chicago)
     
  Awards
2003 National League All-Star
SoxProspects.com Awards
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