Heath Honeycutt
3
1996-1998
6-4, 205
B-R/T-R
Infielder
Alpharetta, Ga.
(Chattahoochee)

2004: Graduated from Georgia Tech with a Bachelor of Science in Management.

2003: Signed minor league contract with Cincinnati 1/10....assigned to Class A Potomac (Carolina League)....placed on disabled list 4/15....returned to action in May....released by Cincinnati 7/10.

2002: Assigned to Class AA Portland for the third consecutive season....released by Florida Marlins 4/27....signed with Arizona Diamondbacks organization and assigned to Class A South Bend 5/1....went 5-for-5 with three-run homer 5/9 vs. Dayton....released by Arizona 5/31.

2001: Spent entire campaign with Class AA Portland.

2000: Endured injury-plagued season....Initially assigned to Class AA Portland Sea Dogs (Eastern League)....hit first home run 4/16 vs. Norwich....sidelined by inflamed throwing shoulder 4/20....placed on disabled list with partial tear of the right rotator cuff 5/3....returned to action in pinch-hitting and designated hitter role with Class A Brevard County 6/5....activated from disabled list by Portland 6/12....returned to Brevard County 7/24....placed on disabled list for remainder of the season 8/3 after being struck in the eye by a foul ball while batting....assigned to winter ball in Australia only to suffer broken bone in wrist.

1999: Assigned to Class A Brevard County (Florida State League)....started season with two hitless games before breaking loose by going 3-for-5 with a triple, three runs scored and four RBI 4/10 vs. Fort Myers....went 3-for-5 with first home run while tying a team-record with five RBI 4/12 vs. Fort Myers....was 2-for-4 with a walk, a triple, another home run and four more RBI 4/13 at Port Charlotte....overall, drove in 15 runs during six game stretch 4/10-4/15....tied team record with three doubles 6/10 at St. Lucie....named the Florida State League's Player of the Week for June 7-13 after hitting .542 (13-for-24) with seven runs scored, eight doubles, a homer, seven RBI, and a 1.000 slugging percentage during the period....overall, hit safely in 11 straight games (19-for-40, seven doubles, one triple, one homer, 10 RBI) leading into FSL All-Star Break 6/17.

1998: Signed professional contract after being selected by the Florida Marlins in the fourth round of the June Draft....assigned to Class A Utica of the New York-Penn League....made professional debut 6/16 vs. Auburn going 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI...hit first professional home run 6/20 vs. Watertown....hit two home runs 7/21 vs. Williamsport.

Tech Career:
1998: Only Tech player to start every game....homered in first at-bat of season as part of a two home run game 2/6 vs. UCLA...collected three hits while making debut as a centerfielder 2/11 vs. Charleston Southern...went 3-for-4 in each game of two-game series 2/14-15 at Georgia Southern...was 3-for-3 with a homer and four RBI 2/20 vs. Cincinnati...picked up fifth straight three-hit game 2/21 vs. Cincinnati...overall, hit safely in first 12 games of season...went 4-for-6 with a double, a stolen base and five RBI 3/11 vs. Jacksonville State...homered twice and drove in five runs 3/31 vs. Winthrop...shook 0-for-13 slump to produce seven-game hitting streak (14-for-27) 3/24-4/1....went 5-for-5 with two doubles and three RBI 4/28 vs. Georgia....effort capped off nine-game hitting streak (16-for-29)....broke 6-6 tie with fifth inning solo homer as Tech moved on to beat Clemson 5/4....hit fourth inning grand slam the following night to lead Jackets to series sweep of Tigers....went 7-for-14 with two home runs during Midwest Regional....named second team All-ACC....also named third team All-America by National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.

1997: Stepped in to start every game at either shortstop or third base. His .345 batting average ranked second on the ballclub while his .446 average against ACC opponents was second only to Florida State's J.D. Drew...struggled through 1-for-17 start to season...became an 9-for-55 slump before going to contact lens to correct astigmatism...proceeded to deliver back-to-back three-hit games March 8-9 at North Carolina...added three more hits 3/21 vs. Wake Forest...drove in winning run in the bottom of the ninth 3/23 vs. Wake Forest to cap yet another three-hit game...posted 14-game hitting streak (26-for-53, 15 RBI) from 3/8 to 3/28...after streak was stopped, started another five-game streak...went 3-for-4 with a triple and three RBI 4/15 vs. Georgia...was 4-for-5 with a grand slam as well as 10th-inning game-winning single 4/20 vs. Florida State...turned in four hit, five RBI effort 4/26 at Clemson...posted another 4-for-5 5/2 at Duke...went 5-for-5 with a bases loaded triple vs. Georgia Southern 5/6...overall, collected 23 multiple-hit games.

Pro Career         AVG   G    AB   R   H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  BB  SO  SB CS
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1998  Utica       .241       245  40  59   8   2   7   33  25  67  11
1999  Brevard Co. .285  103  376  58 107  18   8   5   50  25  78   6  0
2000  Portland    .182   50  170  19  31   4   1   2   15  12  58   3  0
      Brevard Co. .259   16   54   8  14   2   0   1    3   6  13   1  0 
2001  Portland    .242  132  475  56 115  24   2   9   59  41 129  10  8
2002  Portland    .136   12   44   7   6   3   0   2    6   3  15   1  0 
      South Bend  .244   22   82   9  20   2   1   1    7   9  22   3  1 
2003  Potomac     .259   57  197  22  51  15   2   2   22  18  42   1  3


At Georgia Tech
         AVG.  GP-GS    AB   R   H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  BB  SO  SB-A 
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1996    .333   28-8     42   7  14   2   0   0    7   1   9   0-1
1997    .345   61-61   249  52  86  13   5   2   50  13  54  17-21
1998    .368   63-63   258  70  95  18   2  14   71  27  42  13-15 
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CAREER  .355  152-132  549 129 195  33   7  16  128  41 105  30-37


Cape Cod League Stats - Wareham Gatemen
         AVG.   G   AB   R   H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  BB  SO  SB  CS   E
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1996    .304    8   23   1   7   2   1   0    4   2   5   2   2   1  
1997    .220   40  150  18  33   5   0   4   16   9  45   9   4   8  
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CAREER  .231   48  173  19  40   7   1   4   20  11  50  11   6   9

1996:  7 games at 3B
1997: 37 games at 3B, 2 at 1B, 2 at SS