#17 Todd "The Toddfather" Helton, First Base, 26 yrs, Atlanta Braves
Tuesday, 8/1/2000
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Todd Helton
The Toddfather
8/20/1973
26
USA,TN,Knoxville
6"2
215

First Base
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4.5 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 9,164,286
2000 (Arbitration eligible)
4 Year(s), 28 Days (716 total Days)
127 Day(s)
4 Year(s), 28 Days (716 total Days)
6 Year(s)
Arbitration eligible
3 Option Year(s) left
  

Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall81010108
Versus LHP71010108
Versus RHP91010108
Talent91010108
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2
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5
3
1
Pull Hitter
Fielding Ratings
1B : 6 (Range), .987 (Fielding Pct.)
LF : 3 (Range), .986 (Fielding Pct.)
CF : 2 (Range), .964 (Fielding Pct.)
RF : 3 (Range), .983 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Infield Arm : 4
Outfield Arm : 9

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSpot  
7/21@NYMW 1-0300000020#3  
7/22MONW 5-1101000000#5  
7/23MONW 6-2111010210#5  
7/24MONW 12-4331100020#3  
7/25MONW 4-0301000010#3  
7/26@STLL 3-9411001101#3  
7/27@STLW 1-0401100002#3  
7/28@STLL 4-5501010211#3  
7/29@STLW 5-0200000010#6  
7/31LADL 2-5300000011#3  

Batting Stats 2000

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall10336010730929721009270.297.442.6721.1141.287.375
Projected156545162451444109151139106.297.442.6721.1141.287.375
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall974541418002426810100.0112.311.6
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP1062692721242122001.245.375.566.941
vs. RHP254812172251767148000.319.468.7171.184
Close/Late3812124118134000.316.490.7631.253
Scoring Position85246483802618000.282.446.7291.176
Pinch Hitting641114200000.667.6671.6672.333
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS
Home52180501231237444330.278.415.578.993
Road51180571861735564940.317.465.7671.232
This Week1300000011.000.250.000.250
Last Week62152113454.238.385.571.956
March/April25902653815272117.289.425.6781.103
May27952171722252122.221.362.537.899
June25842892617243015.333.509.7021.211
July26913293818242016.352.468.7801.249

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBHPSFKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
199658200612025403226024000.305.382.500.882CHW
19971535531594352710499772310400.288.375.530.905CHW
199815256818463545156139113277720.324.433.6901.123CHW,AL
199915155115841359140143118178610.287.409.6931.102CHW ATL,NL
2000103360107309297210092107010.297.442.6721.114ATL,NL
Total61722326691972416551251342661937740.300.410.6311.042 

Career Minor League Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1995, A833208691225156393520.269.344.509.854
1995, AA4517664140194739311900.364.452.7671.219
1996, AAA6725785250166148333411.331.404.6151.019

Career Postseason Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
19975193101422400.158.238.368.607
19985185300233201.278.381.444.825
19994154101322600.267.353.533.886
Total1452125029771201.231.322.442.764

Fielding Stats 2000

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
First Base999784850699046.993865.09.41    
Rightfield1000000.0002.00.00    

Player History

Signed as a free agent by Chicago (W) on 3/3/1995 to a minor league contract.
Had first career hit on 7/25/1996, off Tom Glavine (DET)...
Hit first career homerun on 8/2/1996, off Mike Harkey (TEX)...
Drove in 8 runs against Boston on 8/14/1996...
Won Player of the Week award on 7/24/1997, hitting .444 with 3 HR, 9 RBI...
Drove in 6 runs against California on 8/10/1997...
Was selected to the 1998 Allstar game...
Won Player of the Week award on 7/3/1998, hitting .647 with 2 HR, 8 RBI...
Drove in 6 runs against Texas on 8/15/1998...
Had 5 hits with 5 RBI against Seattle on 8/27/1998...
Sets a new season AL-Record for RBI with 155 on 9/26/1998...
Won Most Valuable Player Award in 1998, hitting .324 with 45 HR, 156 RBI...
Drove in 6 runs against Toronto on 5/15/1999...
Won Player of the Week award on 5/22/1999, hitting .444 with 4 HR, 13 RBI...
Traded from Chicago (W) to Atlanta on 6/17/1999 (Going to ATL: P Alex Fernandez, C Todd Hundley, 1B Todd Helton. Going to CHW: P Ryan Dempster, P Orlando Hernandez, LF Miguel Cabrera)...
Was selected to the 1999 Allstar game...
Drove in 6 runs against Chicago (C) on 9/4/1999...
Sets a new season NL-Record for HR with 57 on 9/14/1999...
Sets a new season NL-Record for HR with 58 on 9/19/1999...
Sets a new season NL-Record for HR with 59 on 9/25/1999...
2/2/2000: Gets a new one-year contract worth $9,164,286 through salary arbitration...
Was selected to the 2000 Allstar game...
Batting Leader Boards Appearances
AVG
1998 - .324 - 5th
OBP
1998 - .433 - 5th
1999 - .409 - 5th
SLG
1998 - .690 - 3rd
1999 - .693 - 3rd
OPS
1998 - 1.123 - 5th
1999 - 1.102 - 3rd
Hits
1998 - 184 - 10th
Doubles
1998 - 63 - 2nd
Homeruns
1998 - 45 - 3rd
1999 - 59 - 2nd
RBI
1998 - 156 - 1st
1999 - 140 - 3rd
Runs
1998 - 139 - 4th
1999 - 143 - 2nd
BB
1998 - 113 - 6th
1999 - 118 - 4th
     

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