16. Matthew Joyce
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: August 3, 1984 in Tampa, FL USA
  • Weight: 205 lbs.
  • Height: 6'2"
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: R
  • Debut: May 05, 2008
  • Final Game: October 02, 2016
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Matthew Joyce played his first 92 Games of his Major League career with the Detroit Tigers (2008), and he would be traded after to Tampa, where he spent most of 2009 honing his craft in the Minors. 

Joyce became the starting Rightfielder in 2010, and he was an All-Star in 2011.  This was his best season as a Ray with 128 Hits, 19 Home Runs, and a .277 Batting Average.  Joyce’s batting would decline after, though he would continue to have respectable power numbers with a 17 and 18 Home Run year.  He was dealt to the Los Angeles Angels, and he would overall have 75 taters as a Ray.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Outfield
  • Acquired: Traded from the Detroit Tigers for Edwin Jackson 12/10/08.
  • Departed: Traded to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for Kevin Jepsen 12/16/14.
  • Games Played: 633
  • Notable Statistics: 269 Runs
    485 Hits
    111 Doubles
    10 Triples
    76 Home Runs
    280 Runs Batted In
    29 Stolen Bases
    .250/.342/.435 Slash Line
    10.3 bWAR
  • Major Accolades and Awards: All-Star (2011)
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