Matthew Vincent LaPorta
Positions: First Baseman and Leftfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 215 lb.
Born: January 8, 1985 in Port Charlotte, FL
High Schools: Charlotte HS (Punta Gorda, FL), Port Charlotte HS (Port Charlotte, FL)
School: University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
Drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 1st round (7th pick) of the 2007 amateur draft.
Signed June 25, 2007. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 3, 2009 (Age 24.115, 17,133rd in MLB history) vs. DET 4 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2009 season [*]
Team: Indians 2009-2012
2015 Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 2.115, Arb Eligible: 2016, Free Agent: 2019 [*], Agents: Scott Boras [*]
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