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Kenny Rogers

Full Name: Kenneth Scott Rogers
Born: November 10, 1964 in Savannah, GA
Height: 6’1″ Weight: 217
Bats: Left Throws: Left
Personal: Wife (Rebecca – 12/16/89), Daughter (Jessica Lynn – 11/21/93), Son (Trevor – 3/25/97)
Resides: Southlake, TX
MLB Debut: Apr 6, 1989
Agent: Scott Boras


Notes

  • 2005 Gold Glove – AL Pitcher
  • 2004 Gold Glove – AL Pitcher
  • 2000 Gold Glove – AL Pitcher
  • Threw perfect game at TBIA on July 28, 1994 vs. California Angels.
  • Was first attempted to be traded from the Yankees on Jul 4, 1997 along with Mariano Duncan & Kevin Henthorne for Greg Vaughn, Kerry Taylor, & Chris Clark. The trade voided on Jul 6, 1997 because Vaughn failed physical.

Team History

  • 1989-1995: Texas Rangers (originally drafted June 1982)
  • 1996-1997: New York Yankees (as a free agent on Jan 4, 1996)
  • 1998-1999: Oakland A’s (via trade with cash for Scott Brosius on Nov 7, 1997)
  • 1999: New York Mets (via trade for Terrance Long & Leoner Vasquez on Jul 23, 1999)
  • 2000-2002: Texas Rangers (as a free agent on Dec 29, 1999)
  • 2003: Minnesota Twins (as a free agent on Mar 12, 2003)
  • 2004-2005: Texas Rangers (as a free agent on Jan 13, 2004)
  • 2006-2008: Detroit Tigers (as a free agent on Dec 12, 2005 – EFA Nov 11, 2008)
  • Unknown Status as of Mar 17, 2010 – Presumed Retired

Salary History

  • 2008: $8 Million
  • 2007: $8 Million
  • 2006: $8 Million
  • 2005: $3.5 Million
  • 2004: $2.5 Million
  • 2003: $2 Million
  • 2002: $5.25 Million
  • 2001: $7.5 Million
  • 2000: $7.5 Million
  • 1999: $5 Million
  • 1998: $5 Million
  • 1997: $5 Million
  • 1996: $5 Million
  • 1995: $3.75 Million
  • 1994: $2.3 Million
  • 1993: $1 Million
  • 1992: $620,000
  • 1991: $287,500
  • 1990: $140,000
  • 1989: $68,000

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