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Raul ValdesTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 2010-2014
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Played in Japan

PositionsP-258Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRaul Valdes
Height5-11Weight190BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateNovember 27,1977 [40.231]PlaceLa Habana,Cuba

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2004 by the Chicago Cubs.
Signing ScoutsLeon LeeService Time2.085 (2013)
MLB DebutApril 11,2010 [32.135]
OrganizationsCHN [2] NYN [2] PHI [2] HOU [1] NYA [1] SLN [1] TOR [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID101617Retrosheet IDvaldr002MLBAM ID447744
Pitch Repertoire Curveball (33.96%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (32.36%) -- Fastball (26.84%) -- Changeup (6.75%) -- Cutter (0.08%)
Fastball Velocity [2014] - 86.43 - [2013] - 86.37 - [2012] - 87.90 - [2011] - 87.31 - [2010] - 86.65
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts61Walks72Hittable43SO/BB73vsPower43Hitting4Durability42Team.504Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2005West Tennessee Diamond JaSouAAchn-ST27205.09550000023.028131313182001.3510.960.391.177.046.001.000-
2005Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn20S/R27675.9325178003198.21357165739735201.7612.310.643.566.661.87.462-
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorInd--S/R0875.77302280031121.21638478842917201.6812.060.593.116.732.17.533-
2006Nashua PrideCanAmInd--ST28215.09440000023.0301313111170001.7811.740.394.306.651.55.667-
2006New Jersey JackalsCanAmInd-26S/R28732.8117125311083.0823326422622001.258.860.432.386.702.82.700-
2006Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn26ST28137.59770000032.0442727511201001.7212.381.413.095.631.82.250-
2007St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn-S/R29016.1431200107.08550650001.919.82--7.366.140.83.000-
2007Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn47Rel29013.6820020008129.035151239281001.5010.740.922.768.593.11.000-
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorInd--Rel0024.1723122009136.2432017315331001.5810.550.743.688.102.20.000-
2010Buffalo BisonsILAAAnyn40S/R32213.00972001036.034121239360001.198.500.752.259.004.00.667-
2010New York MetsNLMLBnyn22Rel32334.9138137008158.2593332727562041.479.051.074.148.592.07.5004.31
2011Trenton ThunderEastAAnya-Rel33000.0020200001.2000002000--------10.800.00--
2011Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln26S/R33624.7327720003059.0613231811623001.229.311.221.689.465.64.750-
2011Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YanILAAAnya-Rel33100.0030300303.05000020001.6715.00----6.000.001.000-
2011Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorInd--S/R0724.3832725006063.2663231811663001.219.331.131.559.336.00.778-
2011St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln37Rel33013.3870700305.06220470011.8810.13--6.7511.811.75.0003.21
2011New York YankeesALMLBnya61Rel33002.7060600006.28221280001.5010.801.352.7010.804.00-3.48
2012Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi38Rel34122.7016016006330.02612932411000.937.800.900.6012.3020.50.333-
2012Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi46Rel34322.9027126007031.018101035350000.745.230.871.4510.167.00.6002.58
2013Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi15ST35452.8614140000078.2672625522663001.137.670.572.527.553.00.444-
2013Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi46Rel35117.4617116007035.042292978371021.4310.801.802.069.514.63.5004.39
2014Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAhou34Rel36103.48808003010.094410131000.877.840.87--11.320.001.000-
2014Buffalo BisonsILAAAtor36S/R36554.00231211005081.0844036924781101.339.331.002.678.673.25.500-
2014Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorInd--S/R0653.94311219008091.09344401024912101.289.160.992.368.973.79.545-
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou44Rel360012.2780800213.25552340002.1812.274.917.369.821.33-10.50
2015Chunichi DragonsJap CenIntl-ST37583.18222111010133.01305647636931001.258.800.412.446.292.58.385-
2016Chunichi DragonsJap CenIntl-Rel38673.51200200000125.2122544917391030001.288.741.222.797.382.64.462-
2017Chunichi DragonsJap CenIntl-ST39693.76232301000146.013973611347831001.278.570.802.905.121.77.400-
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter775.13103310000272138.0138818020491473071.338.851.283.149.433.00.5000.95
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter29274.39162709200335487.05362572394513644418301.379.840.832.508.163.26.518-
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter27254.39132646800244427.24652242094111839115301.369.760.862.488.213.31.519-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter214.1727522008153.1632825412483001.3910.500.672.008.004.00.667-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter016.1431200107.08550650001.919.82--7.366.140.83.000-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter943.30211653110106.01124639533792001.369.480.422.796.692.39.692-
Intl Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter17243.496544212010404.2391183157361222792001.278.700.802.716.212.29.415-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter435.32442420014066.06039391013721021.118.181.361.779.825.54.571-
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter334.9138137008158.2593332727562041.479.051.074.148.592.07.500-
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0012.2780800213.25552340002.1812.274.917.369.821.33--
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter013.3870700305.06220470011.8810.13--6.7511.811.75.000-
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter002.7060600006.28221280001.5010.801.352.7010.804.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11115.13161515600423220.0216127125317723050111.338.851.283.149.433.00.5000.95
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13124.3973314200152220.024111510720611998101.379.840.832.508.163.26.520-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2005West Tennessee Diamond JaSouAAchn-p2734010000000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.000.2220.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2005Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn20p271624062002000903000.250.250.333.5838227.400.083.083.2530.0033.330.000.000.0033.33
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         19280720020001103000.250.250.321.5719231.412.071.071.2480.0035.480.000.000.0028.57
2006Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn2628610011000000200000.100.100.200.3002110.125.100.100.1240.0020.000.000.000.00100.00
2007Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn4729200000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2010New York MetsNLMLBnyn22p323610141001000304000.400.400.500.9005114.571.100.100.3950.0021.430.000.000.0025.00
2011Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln26p33208010000000402000.125.125.125.2501010.250.000.000.1110.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2013Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi15p3512010001000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.000.4440.000.000.000.000.000.00
2013Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi46p35173011000000001000.333.333.6671.000214.333.334.333.4240.000.000.000.000.00100.00
2015Chunichi DragonsJap CenIntl-3722452620020001300001.133.133.178.3118245.188.045.044.1340.0028.890.000.000.0033.33
2016Chunichi DragonsJap CenIntl-3820332410130021404000.121.171.242.4138239.167.121.182.1835.1335.907.002.5633.0050.00
2017Chunichi DragonsJap CenIntl-3923441510150011703000.114.133.205.3389248.154.091.114.1452.0835.4217.002.0844.0040.00
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter8013152001000305000.385.385.538.9237218.500.153.154.0000.0016.670.000.000.0040.00
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter664801030030001706000.208.208.271.47913354.323.063.063.0000.0031.480.000.000.0030.00
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter43440930030001505000.205.205.273.47812349.310.068.068.0000.0030.610.000.000.0033.33
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter234010000000201000.250.250.250.500105.500.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
Intl Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter65122515402100034407001.123.144.205.349256132.171.082.107.0002.2733.3314.671.5261.0040.00
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3610141001000304000.400.400.500.9005114.571.100.100.0000.0021.430.000.000.0025.00
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter443011000000001000.333.333.6671.000214.333.334.333.0000.000.000.000.000.00100.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1622621040020006010000.385.385.538.92314436.500.153.154.0000.0016.670.000.000.0040.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162118025700700042015000.208.208.271.479327133.323.063.063.0000.0031.480.000.000.0030.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2005West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn27P5--11-1221.0000.40------5100.03.6
2005Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn27P25--319222422.9170.88------25100.018.0
2007St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn29P3--23--551.0001.67------3100.02.2
2007Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn29P20--152-86.7500.30------20100.014.1
2010Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn32P9--24-1661.0000.67------9100.06.3
2010New York MetsNLMLBnyn32P3815838--11111.0000.290.19-----38100.023.5
2011Trenton Thunder EastAAnya33P2---------------2100.01.4
2011Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln33P27---4--441.0000.15------27100.018.9
2011Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya33P3---------------3100.02.1
2011St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33P7-511--221.0000.290.40-----7100.04.3
2011New York YankeesALMLBnya33P6-6-1--111.0000.170.17-----6100.03.7
2012Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi34P16---------------16100.011.2
2012Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34P2713111--221.0000.070.06-10.0-27100.016.7
2013Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi35P14--47--11111.0000.79------14100.09.7
2013Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35P1713517-1881.0000.470.23-10.0-17100.010.5
2014Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor36P23--23--551.0000.22------23100.016.1
2014Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou36P8---1--111.0000.13------8100.05.6
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou36P8-3-------------8100.04.9
MLB Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P1033138618-124241.0000.230.17-20.0-1030.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P125--1138235149.9610.39------1250.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P27--2621108.8000.30------270.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P3--23--551.0001.67------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2005West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn275----------
2005Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn2725----------
2007St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn293----------
2007Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn2920----------
2010Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn329----------
2010New York MetsNLMLBnyn3238----------
2011Trenton Thunder EastAAnya332----------
2011Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln3327----------
2011Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya333----------
2011St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln337----------
2011New York YankeesALMLBnya336----------
2012Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi3416----------
2012Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3427----------
2013Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi3514----------
2013Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3517----------
2014Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor3623----------
2014Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou368----------
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou368----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2010New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB32002.0860600004.1311004100.736.230.000.008.3102.08.000
2011St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB33028.1071600206.21396203002.1017.552.700.004.05012.15.000
2012Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB34101.3210010001013.210320214000.916.590.001.329.227.001.981.000
2013Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB35104.15826003017.115885122100.947.792.600.5211.4222.004.151.000
2014Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB36201.6960600105.1611016101.3710.130.001.6910.136.001.691.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs423.4237334007047.34722187449301.088.941.330.769.3212.254.18.667

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2014-12-04RPFree Agent -InternationalContractSigned with Chunichi (Japan)37.007  
2014-10-01RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency36.308  
2014-05-20RPToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)36.174Team Roster on 2014-05-20
2014-05-19RPToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)-MinorsTradedTraded from Astros to Blue Jays for future considerations36.173Team Roster on 2014-05-19
2014-05-07RPHouston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)36.161Team Roster on 2014-05-07
2014-05-06RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors36.160Team Roster on 2014-05-06
2014-05-04RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment36.158Team Roster on 2014-05-04
2014-04-17RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors36.141Team Roster on 2014-04-17
2014-04-12RPHouston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)36.136Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2014-04-02RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors36.126Team Roster on 2014-04-02
2014-03-27RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment36.120Team Roster on 2014-03-27
2013-10-03RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActive--Claimed off waivers from Phillies by Astros35.310Team Roster on 2013-10-03
2013-08-20RPPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)35.266Team Roster on 2013-08-20
2013-07-24RPPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)35.239Team Roster on 2013-07-24
2013-05-17RPPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)35.171Team Roster on 2013-05-17
2012-10-09RPPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL34.316Team Roster on 2012-10-09
2012-09-10RPPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Torn meniscus in right knee34.287Team Roster on 2012-09-10
2012-08-06RPPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL34.252Team Roster on 2012-08-06
2012-08-02PPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA) for rehab34.248Team Roster on 2012-08-02
2012-07-13RPPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained right hip34.228Team Roster on 2012-07-13
2012-06-20RP-SPPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)34.205Team Roster on 2012-06-20
2012-06-09RPPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)34.194Team Roster on 2012-06-09
2012-05-11RPPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Lehigh Valley (AAA)34.165Team Roster on 2012-05-11
2012-04-03RPPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)34.127Team Roster on 2012-04-03
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-11-30ContractSigned by Phillies 
2011-10-11Free AgentGranted free agency 
2011-08-16Claimed off waivers by Yankees from Cardinals 
2010-11-19ContractSigned by Cardinals 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2010New York MetsTeam Payroll32400,000-75743-2,812,412400,000400,000
2011New York YankeesTeam Payroll33414,000-78943-2,722,607414,000814,000
2011St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll33414,000-78938-2,722,607414,000814,000
2012Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll34480,000-76042-2,954,887480,0001,294,000
2013Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll35505,0002.08557123373,023,990490,0001,799,000
2014Houston AstrosTeam Payroll36504,300-71121223,256,497500,0002,303,300
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red