Michael Robert Lamb was born on August 9, 1975 in West Covina, California. He is a third baseman for the Minnesota Twins.
He is 6’1” tall, weighs 190 pounds, bats left and throws right.
‘High SchoolMike attended Bishop Amat High School in La Puente, California.
CollegeMike attended Cal State Fullerton.
Minor LeaguesMike was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 7th round of the 1997 amateur draft, and signed on June 6, 1997.
Major leaguesMike made his major league debut on April 23, 2000, for the Texas Rangers. In February, 2003, he was traded to the New York Yankees for Jose Garcia.
In March, 2003, the Yankees traded him to the Astros for Jose Garcia. In 2005 he saw regular playing time, replacing the injured Jeff Bagwell.
On December 14th, 2007 he signed a 2-year deal with the Minnesota Twins. In August, 2008, he lost his starting third base position to Brendan Harris, due to a low batting average (non-existant against left-handed pitchers).
PersonalMike and his wife, Teresa have one sone, Andrew Michael.