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Matt Tuiasosopo

Matt Tuiasosopo 18 LF

Charlotte Knights

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Matthew P. Tuiasosopo
  • Age: 29 (May 10, 1986)
  • Birthplace: Bellevue, WA
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 2" Wt: 225
  • Draft: Round 3 (2004, SEA)
  • MLB Debut: 09/05/2008
  • School: Woodinville, WA
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Matt Tuiasosopo Stats Summary

Matt Tuiasosopo Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
May 12, 2015 Charlotte Knights activated LF Matt Tuiasosopo from the temporarily inactive list.
May 9, 2015 Charlotte Knights placed LF Matt Tuiasosopo on the temporarily inactive list.
May 4, 2015 Charlotte Knights activated LF Matt Tuiasosopo from the 7-day disabled list.
April 15, 2015 Charlotte Knights placed LF Matt Tuiasosopo on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to April 14, 2015.
April 3, 2015 Chicago White Sox signed free agent LF Matt Tuiasosopo to a minor league contract.
April 3, 2015 LF Matt Tuiasosopo assigned to Charlotte Knights.
March 31, 2015 Norfolk Tides released LF Matt Tuiasosopo.
December 29, 2014 LF Matt Tuiasosopo assigned to Norfolk Tides.
December 15, 2014 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent LF Matt Tuiasosopo to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
June 12, 2014 Toronto Blue Jays traded LF Matt Tuiasosopo to Chicago White Sox for cash.
June 12, 2014 LF Matt Tuiasosopo assigned to Charlotte Knights.
March 28, 2014 Toronto Blue Jays sent LF Matt Tuiasosopo outright to Buffalo Bisons.
March 20, 2014 Toronto Blue Jays claimed Matt Tuiasosopo off waivers from Arizona Diamondbacks.
November 1, 2013 Arizona Diamondbacks claimed LF Matt Tuiasosopo off waivers from Detroit Tigers.
October 21, 2013 Matt Tuiasosopo roster status changed by Detroit Tigers.
October 3, 2013 Detroit Tigers reassigned LF Matt Tuiasosopo to the minor leagues.
July 5, 2013 Detroit Tigers activated LF Matt Tuiasosopo from the 15-day disabled list.
July 3, 2013 Detroit Tigers sent LF Matt Tuiasosopo on a rehab assignment to Toledo Mud Hens.
June 21, 2013 Detroit Tigers placed LF Matt Tuiasosopo on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 20, 2013. Left strained intercostal.
March 31, 2013 Detroit Tigers selected the contract of LF Matt Tuiasosopo from Toledo Mud Hens.
November 26, 2012 Detroit Tigers signed free agent 3B Matt Tuiasosopo to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 2, 2012 OF Matt Tuiasosopo elected free agency.
April 5, 2012 OF Matt Tuiasosopo assigned to Buffalo Bisons.
January 27, 2012 New York Mets signed free agent 2B Matt Tuiasosopo to a minor league contract.
August 31, 2011 Tacoma Rainiers released 2B Matt Tuiasosopo.
August 31, 2011 Seattle Mariners released 3B Matt Tuiasosopo.
August 29, 2011 Tacoma Rainiers placed 2B Matt Tuiasosopo on the 7-day disabled list.
March 27, 2011 Seattle Mariners optioned 2B Matt Tuiasosopo to Tacoma Rainiers.
July 31, 2010 Seattle Mariners recalled Matt Tuiasosopo from Tacoma Rainiers.
June 20, 2010 Seattle Mariners optioned Matt Tuiasosopo to Tacoma Rainiers.
May 12, 2010 Seattle Mariners recalled Matt Tuiasosopo from Tacoma Rainiers.
May 3, 2010 Seattle Mariners optioned Matt Tuiasosopo to Tacoma Rainiers.
December 11, 2009 3B Matt Tuiasosopo assigned to Leones de Ponce.
November 11, 2009 3B Matt Tuiasosopo assigned to Criollos de Caguas.
September 13, 2009 Seattle Mariners recalled Matt Tuiasosopo from Tacoma Rainiers.
July 16, 2009 Matt Tuiasosopo assigned to Tacoma Rainiers from AZL Mariners.
July 4, 2009 Tacoma Rainiers sent DH Matt Tuiasosopo on a rehab assignment to AZL Mariners.
May 1, 2009 Tacoma Rainiers placed DH Matt Tuiasosopo on the 7-day disabled list.
April 16, 2009 Seattle Mariners optioned 3B Matt Tuiasosopo to Tacoma Rainiers.
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Matt Tuiasosopo Awards and Honors

Matt Tuiasosopo  18 LF

Matt Tuiasosopo
  • Full Name: Matthew P. Tuiasosopo
  • Born: May 10, 1986
  • Age: 29
  • Birthplace: Bellevue, WA
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 225
  • Draft: Round 3 (2004, SEA)
  • School: Woodinville, WA
  • MLB Debut: 09/05/2008

2014: Split the season between Buffalo and Charlotte, batting .240 with 13 home runs and 50 RBI between the two clubs...Ranked fourth in the International League with 71 walks...Opened the year with Buffalo before being acquired by the White Sox on June 12 in exchange for cash considerations...Belted a grand slam vs. Gwinnett, August 18...Hit .277 with 11 home runs and 32 RBI in 63 games for Charlotte... Batted .340 (32-94) in 29 road games with the Knights...Reached base safely in 25 consecutive home games from July 4 - August 25, over which he posted a .464 on-base percentage. 
2013: Spent the majority of the season with Detroit, where he set MLB career-highs in nearly every offensive category...Made Tigers Opening Day roster...Homered and drove in five in a win vs. Atlanta, April 26...Homered in three straight games, July 8-11...Batted .329 (28-85) with six home runs and 22 RBI in 42 games before the All-Star break...Hit .313 (15-48) against right-handed pitching. 
2012: Collected a season-high four hits and two home runs on May 4 versus Syracuse -- matched the high with four hits on July 17 versus Toledo...Batted .305 (29-95) with five doubles, four home runs and 18 RBI in 30 games during May...Hit .304 (31-102) vs. left-handed pitchers.
2011: Ranked 4th in the Pacific Coast League with 75 walks, while he ranked fifth with 132 strikeouts... Landed on the disabled list on August 25 with a left hamstring strain...Unconditionally released by the Mariners organization on September 6.
2010: Saw action in 11 games with the Mariners before his contract was optioned to Tacoma on May 2... Hit .321 (9-28) in eight games before his contract was recalled from Tacoma by Seattle on May 12...Had his contract optioned to Tacoma by Seattle on June 20 -- batted .419 (13-31) with two doubles, three home runs and seven RBI in eight games during June with Tacoma...Had his contract recalled from Tacoma by Seattle for the remainder of the season on July 31...Established a career high with four RBI on August 17 at Baltimore...Collected a career-best three hits on August 25 at Boston.
2009: Belted his first major league home run on 9/27 at Toronto, a solo home run off of Brian Tallet...Named 19th-best prospect in the Mariners organization following the season by Baseball America.
2008: Made his major league debut on September 5 vs. the New York Yankees and collected a double off of Andy Pettitte in the fourth inning for his first major league hit...Named the 15th-best prospect in the Mariners organization following the season by Baseball America.
PERSONAL: Matthew P. Tuiasosopo was signed by Baltimore as a minor league free agent on 12/17/14... Originally selected by Seattle in the 3rd round of the 2004 draft...Attended Woodinville HS (WA)...Before beginning his baseball career, he had signed a letter of intent to play football at the University of Washington...His father, Manu, was a defensive lineman in the NFL with the Seattle Seahawks...His brother, Marques, was a quarterback in the NFL with the Oakland Raiders and New York Jets, and currently serves as a coach with the USC Trojans...His other brother, Zach, was a fullback in the NFL.