Sam Booker
Los Angeles (A) Angels (ML)
Sam Booker
Birthdate:
Aug. 26, 1999 (26 y, 6 m, 7 d)
Born In:
Freeport, IL, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
2B
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'0"/194
Entry:
2018 Draft - Round: 5, Overall: 126, Team: Houston Astros
Contract:
$750k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
2 years, 30 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 2 years, 30 days
40-man Service Time 3 years, 0 days
Time as Pro 8 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Options Used - This Year 1 - No
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Low
Desire for Win Normal
Greed Very High
Intelligence High
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Fair
Local Fair
Current Contract
2026 $750k ($750k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 12 13 9 9 13
vs R 12 12 9 9 13
vs L 12 14 10 10 14
Potential 12 13 9 9 13
Fielding C IF OF
Range 18 8
Error 16 11
Arm 1 17 12
Turn DP 14
C Ability 1
Position
First 15
Second 19
Third 10
Shortstop 16
Run/Bunt
Speed 19
Stealing 19
Running 17
Sac Bunt 5
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 1 3 1
vs R 1 3 1
vs L 1 3 1
Potential 1 3 2
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 2 2
Other Pitching
Velocity 80-83 mph
GB % 41%
Stamina 1
Hold 1
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2026-02-21
Infield Range increased from 16 to 18
2B defense increased from 17 to 19
3B defense increased from 9 to 10
SS defense increased from 14 to 16
2026-01-10
Weight decreased from 195 to 194
2025-12-19
Infield Error increased from 15 to 16
1B defense increased from 14 to 15
2025-12-12
Weight increased from 194 to 195
2025-11-14
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
National Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
2025-10-20
Weight increased from 193 to 194
2025-09-29
3B defense increased from 8 to 9
2025-09-15
3B defense increased from 7 to 8
2025-09-01
3B defense increased from 6 to 7
2025-08-04
Weight increased from 192 to 193
2025-07-28
1B defense increased from 13 to 14
2025-07-07
1B defense increased from 12 to 13
Weight increased from 191 to 192
2025-06-09
Weight decreased from 192 to 191
2025-06-02
1B defense increased from 11 to 12
2025-05-19
1B defense increased from 10 to 11
2025-05-12
Stealing increased from 18 to 19
1B defense increased from 9 to 10
2025-05-05
3B defense increased from 5 to 6
Position changed from 1B to 2B
2025-04-28
1B defense increased from 6 to 9
2025-04-21
1B defense increased from 5 to 6
Position changed from 2B to 1B
2025-03-27
1B defense increased from 4 to 5
2025-03-18
1B defense increased from 1 to 4
2025-03-09
Bunt for Hit decreased from 2 to 1
Speed decreased from 20 to 19
3B defense decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 191 to 192
2025-02-23
Sac Bunt increased from 4 to 5
2025-02-08
Sac Bunt decreased from 5 to 4
Baserunning increased from 16 to 17
1B defense decreased from 2 to 1
Movement Potential decreased from 6 to 3
Movement decreased from 6 to 3
Movement vs R decreased from 6 to 3
Movement vs L decreased from 6 to 3
Weight increased from 189 to 191
2024-10-23
Sac Bunt increased from 4 to 5
Weight increased from 188 to 189
2024-09-16
Infield Arm increased from 16 to 17
3B defense increased from 5 to 6
2024-08-26
Weight increased from 187 to 188
2024-07-31
Outfield Range decreased from 9 to 8
2B defense decreased from 18 to 17
Weight increased from 186 to 187
2024-07-22
Weight increased from 185 to 186
2024-07-15
Outfield Arm decreased from 13 to 12
2024-07-08
Sac Bunt decreased from 5 to 4
1B defense decreased from 3 to 2
2024-06-24
Weight decreased from 186 to 185
2024-04-29
3B defense decreased from 6 to 5
2024-03-29
2B defense increased from 16 to 18
3B defense increased from 5 to 6
2024-03-20
2B defense increased from 15 to 16
2024-03-11
3B defense decreased from 6 to 5
2024-02-09
Weight increased from 185 to 186
2024-02-03
Weight increased from 184 to 185
2024-01-17
Weight decreased from 185 to 184
2023-11-09
Power vs L increased from 9 to 10
Weight decreased from 186 to 185
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Well Known
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Well Known
2023-09-11
2B defense increased from 14 to 15
2023-07-17
Contact vs R increased from 11 to 12
Power increased from 8 to 9
Power vs R increased from 8 to 9
1B defense decreased from 4 to 3
Weight increased from 185 to 186
2023-05-29
Contact increased from 11 to 12
Power vs R increased from 7 to 8
Power vs L increased from 8 to 9
Bunt for Hit decreased from 3 to 2
1B defense increased from 3 to 4
2B defense increased from 13 to 14
Weight increased from 183 to 185
2023-02-26
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 12 to 13
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 13 to 14
Infield Range decreased from 18 to 16
Outfield Range decreased from 10 to 9
2B defense decreased from 14 to 13
SS defense decreased from 16 to 14
Position changed from 3B to 2B
Weight increased from 179 to 183
2022-10-14
Contact vs L increased from 11 to 12
Avoid Ks increased from 12 to 13
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 12 to 13
Outfield Error decreased from 12 to 11
Outfield Arm decreased from 14 to 13
1B defense decreased from 4 to 3
3B defense increased from 4 to 6
2022-07-31
Power increased from 7 to 8
Power vs L increased from 7 to 8
3B defense increased from 0 to 4
Weight increased from 178 to 179
2022-05-29
Contact increased from 10 to 11
Contact vs R increased from 10 to 11
Contact vs L increased from 10 to 11
Power increased from 5 to 7
Power vs R increased from 5 to 7
Power vs L increased from 5 to 7
Avoid Ks increased from 9 to 12
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 9 to 12
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 9 to 12
Bunt for Hit decreased from 4 to 3
Stealing increased from 17 to 18
Outfield Range decreased from 11 to 10
1B defense decreased from 5 to 4
2B defense increased from 12 to 14
GB% decreased from 42% to 41%
Position changed from SS to 3B
Weight increased from 173 to 178
2021-04-10
Power increased from 4 to 5
Power vs R increased from 4 to 5
Power vs L increased from 4 to 5
Speed decreased from 21 to 20
1B defense decreased from 6 to 5
Weight decreased from 174 to 173

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
LAA - MLB
2025 25 125 383 342 93 9 4 4 28 49 33 66 26 7 0.272 0.337 0.694 0.3213 0.306 92 1.41
LAA - MLB
2024 24 38 87 79 17 2 2 1 7 11 7 21 6 3 0.215 0.287 0.617 0.2807 0.278 70 -0.49
LAA - MLB
2023 23 25 90 84 22 6 0 1 12 9 4 13 7 1 0.262 0.292 0.661 0.2958 0.291 79 0.45
Total - MLB
MLB
188 560 505 132 17 6 6 47 69 44 100 39 11 0.261 0.322 0.677 0.3111 0.299 87 1.38

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
Salt Lake - PCL
SL - PCL
2023 23 117 476 431 133 19 8 22 68 70 35 54 16 9 0.309 0.362 0.905 0.3109 0.396 139 3.61
Salt Lake - PCL
SL - PCL
2022 22 87 371 332 98 21 7 7 40 36 35 50 19 6 0.295 0.369 0.833 0.3309 0.368 114 2.09
Arkansas - TEX
ARK - TEX
2022 22 44 193 169 45 11 0 8 30 30 20 31 13 2 0.266 0.340 0.814 0.2803 0.366 103 0.82
Arkansas - TEX
ARK - TEX
2021 21 27 105 91 20 8 0 1 13 11 11 15 5 2 0.220 0.308 0.648 0.2500 0.298 53 -0.20
WS - CAR
2021 21 43 182 165 43 7 3 1 21 23 12 30 16 1 0.261 0.304 0.661 0.3043 0.304 77 0.66
Ang - DSL
2021 21 2 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0.500 0.667 1.667 1.0000 0.675 320 0.09
Trenton - EL
TRE - EL
2020 20 10 35 32 7 2 0 1 4 6 2 6 0 0 0.219 0.286 0.661 0.2400 0.306 67 0.01
Altoona - EL
ALT - EL
2020 20 37 173 157 37 12 2 1 16 18 12 34 4 1 0.236 0.287 0.643 0.2903 0.296 59 -0.09
Lancaster - CAL
LAN - CAL
2020 20 23 106 94 25 7 0 0 11 11 9 26 8 2 0.266 0.340 0.680 0.3623 0.317 91 0.48
WS - CAR
2020 20 21 88 74 16 3 0 0 5 10 13 19 5 3 0.216 0.333 0.590 0.2909 0.292 70 0.02
QUC - MID
2020 20 31 135 119 30 8 5 3 21 23 13 37 7 0 0.252 0.333 0.812 0.3375 0.367 129 1.13
Ast2 - DSL
2019 19 4 19 18 11 4 2 0 11 4 1 3 4 1 0.611 0.632 1.687 0.7333 0.723 379 0.69
GRE - APP
2019 19 64 294 260 74 31 3 5 55 29 25 83 9 2 0.285 0.350 0.835 0.3898 0.372 116 1.64
GRE - APP
2018 18 52 193 174 41 14 7 2 16 22 14 60 5 1 0.236 0.306 0.737 0.3451 0.330 86 0.44
None - None
None - None
2018 18 51 257 231 76 11 6 9 54 70 20 24 34 5 0.329 0.383 0.928 0.3333 0.400 156 2.31
Total - ??
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51 257 231 76 11 6 9 54 70 20 24 34 5 0.329 0.383 0.928 0.3333 0.400 156 2.31
Total - AAA
AAA
204 847 763 231 40 15 29 108 106 70 104 35 15 0.303 0.365 0.874 0.3196 0.384 128 5.70
Total - AA
AA
118 506 449 109 33 2 11 63 65 45 86 22 5 0.243 0.311 0.710 0.2745 0.324 75 0.55
Total - A
A
118 511 452 114 25 8 4 58 67 47 112 36 6 0.252 0.324 0.694 0.3216 0.321 92 2.29
Total - R
R
122 509 454 127 50 12 7 82 57 41 147 18 4 0.280 0.346 0.835 0.3922 0.371 116 2.86

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
LAA - MLB
2025 1B 32 267.1 284 15 0 1.000 10.066 1.051 1.21
LAA - MLB
2025 2B 31 98.0 13 26 0 1.000 3.582 1.004 0.01
LAA - MLB
2025 3B 7 63.2 5 10 1 0.938 2.120 0.945 -0.40
LAA - MLB
2025 SS 36 317.1 36 90 3 0.977 3.574 0.980 0.01
LAA - MLB
2024 1B 8 23.0 29 2 0 1.000 12.130 0.933 -0.28
LAA - MLB
2024 2B 4 21.2 4 14 0 1.000 7.477 1.079 0.51
LAA - MLB
2024 3B 16 130.2 7 21 6 0.824 1.929 0.760 -5.18
LAA - MLB
2024 SS 7 30.0 5 11 0 1.000 4.800 0.986 -0.07
LAA - MLB
2023 SS 25 220.0 43 65 2 0.982 4.418 1.026 0.83
Total 1B 40 290.1 313 17 0 0.94
Total 2B 35 119.2 17 40 0 0.53
Total 3B 23 194.1 12 31 7 -5.58
Total SS 68 567.1 84 166 5 0.77
Date Team Players Sent Team Players Sent
June 8, 2020 Houston Sam Booker
Pittsburgh Mychal Givens
Matt Dean
July 20, 2020 Pittsburgh Raimel Tapia
Aaron Blair
Sam Booker
New York (A) Max Scherzer
$10M cash
July 31, 2020 Chicago (A) Yan Gomes
New York (A) Sam Booker
July 31, 2021 Los Angeles (A) Bruce Rondon
Chicago (A) Thaddius Lowry
Sam Booker
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
MVP / Batter of the Year 2023 Salt Lake (PCL)
All-Star 2023 Salt Lake (PCL)
Player of the Week May 22, 2023 Salt Lake (PCL)
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