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Javier CardonaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1994-2005 MLB Years: 2000-2002
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PositionsC-747, 1B-28, DH-1, 3B-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJavier Peterson Cardona
Height6-1Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 15,1975 [43.038]PlaceSanturce,Puerto Rico
CollegeLake Land College (Mattoon,IL)

DraftedSelected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 23rd round (641st overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 19th round (529th overall) of the 1993 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsJuan Lopez
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2000-DET-#8
MLB DebutMay 31,2000 [24.259]
OrganizationsDET [8] CHN [1] CLE [1] COL [1] NYN [1] SDN [1] SLN [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID1224Retrosheet IDcardj001MLBAM ID276345
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed20Power47Contact64XBH50RBIs54Runs37Hitting47Durability39Team.477Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1994Jamestown JammersNYPLA-det-c1819466122005007900002.261.358.304.66214253.324.043.196.31213.2116.981.290.000.0016.67
1995Fayetteville GeneralsSALAdet-c195116518348031910133010005.206.268.309.5775111179.235.103.188.2637.2616.762.311.6855.0032.35
1996Fayetteville GeneralsSALAdet-c2097348429821042815285323319.282.336.376.71213125384.320.094.164.3187.2913.801.891.0487.0025.51
1997Lakeland TigersFSLA+det-c2185284288215073813255112218.289.346.415.76111822314.329.126.208.3377.9616.242.042.2340.5726.83
1998Jacksonville SunsSouAAdet22c2246163315416144000152910216.331.387.515.9028421181.379.184.276.3898.2916.021.932.2140.7538.89
1998Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet48c22471621231405160093214013.191.238.309.547509176.208.118.173.2415.1118.183.562.8432.4029.03
1998Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         93325438520195600246124229.262.314.412.72613430357.296.150.225.3176.7217.092.542.5236.1135.29
1999Jacksonville SunsSouAAdet34c23108418841293102692424669805016.309.384.569.95323857477.314.260.376.4069.6414.471.505.4516.0844.19
2000Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet10c24562182960100114301153320207.275.325.472.79710321237.278.197.261.3436.3313.922.204.6419.8235.00
2000Detroit TigersALMLBdet23c242640171012000910101.175.190.275.46511242.194.100.100.2010.0021.430.002.3840.0028.57
2001Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet52c252698723201101081800011.235.292.286.578283106.278.051.143.2587.5516.982.250.9498.0013.04
2001Detroit TigersALMLBdet15c2546961025801100121212102.260.280.375.655369102.286.115.125.2831.9611.766.000.9896.0036.00
2002Portland BeaversPCLAAAsdn-c26206371812160021210101.286.313.413.72626467.333.127.159.3142.9917.916.001.4963.0022.22
2002San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn29c2615392410020021000101.103.143.128.2715142.133.025.077.1274.7623.815.000.000.0025.00
2003Long Island DucksAtlInd-34c27782943778120848011644611206.265.305.388.69311420329.276.123.173.3004.8613.372.752.4336.7525.64
2003PennsylvaniaAtlInd-c272387927303141061002003.310.355.448.80339695.324.138.218.3526.3210.531.673.1629.0022.22
2003Totals for Atl-Atl         101381461051501162112254631209.276.316.402.71815326424.287.126.184.3115.1912.742.452.5934.6424.76
2003West Tennessee Diamond JaSouAAchn-c271033451012011511000.152.200.273.4739236.148.121.121.2102.7813.895.002.7833.0040.00
2004Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-c28217061850115002731301.257.295.371.66626679.262.114.143.2892.538.863.501.2770.0033.33
2004Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn51c2826632710140051410102.111.186.175.36111270.122.064.143.1717.1420.002.801.4363.0028.57
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         47133825602190072141403.188.243.278.521378149.202.090.143.2334.7014.093.001.3466.5032.00
2005Tulsa DrillersTexAAcol43c-1b291344182004003901001.182.234.227.46110248.229.045.114.2126.2518.753.000.000.0025.00
2005Akron AerosEastAAcle32c29155271530313005901102.288.345.519.86427659.293.231.327.3688.4715.251.805.0817.3340.00
2005Totals for AA-AA         2896823503170081802103.240.295.385.680378107.263.145.229.2987.4816.822.252.8032.0034.78
2005Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-c29719340026003100010.211.318.526.84410222.125.315.474.34413.644.550.339.099.5050.00
2005Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-c29165051740170031004002.340.377.480.85724557.410.140.200.3745.2617.543.331.7550.0029.41
2005Totals for AAA-AAA         2369821403130061104012.304.360.493.85334779.327.189.275.3657.5913.921.833.8023.0033.33
2005Minor Totals (4 teams)Minor         5116516449063000142906115.267.322.430.7527115186.290.163.248.3267.5315.592.073.2327.5034.09
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter8717513361002140143122304.206.228.297.5255212186.234.091.109.0002.1516.677.751.0887.5033.33
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter6632296292615126371348812190391221720666.268.327.418.7459602002545.293.150.231.0007.4715.362.062.7932.3432.52
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter1986736516022222921145120584316.238.289.374.66325246735.258.136.204.0006.1216.332.672.9930.5928.75
AA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter21378013322958135166437212813411126.294.358.505.86339494880.309.211.305.0008.1814.551.783.9822.2941.05
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter85284288215073813255112218.289.346.415.76111822314.329.126.208.0007.9616.242.042.2340.5726.83
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14851360132290747254183333114.257.314.355.66918236563.293.098.172.0007.2814.742.021.2473.2927.27
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter19466122005007900002.261.358.304.66214253.324.043.196.00013.2116.981.290.000.0016.67
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter101381461051501162112254631209.276.316.402.71815326424.287.126.184.0005.1912.742.452.5934.6424.76
Detroit Tigers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter721361132902120122122203.235.254.346.6004711144.261.111.118.0001.3914.5810.501.3968.0034.38
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter15392410020021000101.103.143.128.2715142.133.025.077.0004.7623.815.000.000.0025.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16232624671904260275844607.206.228.297.5259722346.234.091.109.0002.1516.677.751.0887.5033.33
Average Minor - Per 162 games162561711503111785234696545116.268.327.418.74523549622.293.150.231.0007.4715.362.062.7932.3432.52

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1994Jamestown Jammers NYPLA-det18C19--89174-110106.9645.58-----519100.025.7
1995Fayetteville Generals SALAdet19C48--3394844391387.9908.06-----75194.134.0
1996Fayetteville Generals SALAdet20C85--677112155804789.9819.28-----109787.661.2
1997Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det21C80--49875127585573.9797.16-----128594.158.0
1998Jacksonville Suns SouAAdet22C41--2083364247241.9765.88------4689.129.3
1998Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet22C46--2623154298293.9836.37-----34797.932.6
1999Jacksonville Suns SouAAdet23C88--56558117634623.9837.08-----1310881.562.4
2000Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet24C51--3172553347342.9866.71------5691.136.2
2000Detroit TigersALMLBdet24C26-1186672-7573.9732.810.628280.0226100.016.0
2001Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet25C26--1562222180178.9896.85-----326100.018.1
2001Detroit TigersALMLBdet25C44-2701321531150147.9803.340.54111052.484695.727.2
2001Detroit TigersALMLBdet25DH1---------------462.20.6
2002Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn26C19--1108-21181181.0006.21-----12095.013.3
2002San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26C14-101765228381.9765.790.805455.6-1593.38.6
2003Long Island Ducks AtlIndy-27C53--3183672361354.9816.68------7867.942.1
2003Long Island Ducks AtlIndy-271B21--17021-161911911.0009.10------7826.916.7
2003West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn27C10--849229593.9799.30------10100.07.2
2004Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn28C20--1381121151149.9877.45-----32195.214.1
2004Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn281B1--2---221.0002.00------214.80.7
2004Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn28C19--1321635151148.9807.79-----32673.113.2
2004Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn283B1----1-1---------263.80.7
2005Akron Aeros EastAAcle29C15--941232109106.9727.07------15100.010.6
2005Tulsa Drillers TexAAcol291B6--484155352.9818.67------1346.24.3
2005Tulsa Drillers TexAAcol29C6--362-138381.0006.33------1346.24.3
2005Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle29C16--114911124123.9927.69------16100.011.1
2005Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln29C7--4131-4544.9786.29------7100.04.9
Ind Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C67--3974582450442.9826.60-----3670.00.0
Ind Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B21--17021-161911911.0009.10------210.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C84-4892742773308301.9773.580.62241660.010840.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 6 season(s)-   C184--1132114171712631246.9876.77-----101840.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1----1-1---------10.00.0
AA Totals for C - 5 season(s)-   C180--1125125241712741250.9816.94-----161800.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B7--504155554.9827.71------70.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C80--49875127585573.9797.16-----12800.00.0
A Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C133--101616019911951176.9848.84-----171330.00.0
A- Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C19--89174-110106.9645.58-----5190.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1994Jamestown Jammers NYPLA-det18-19---------
1995Fayetteville Generals SALAdet19-48---------
1996Fayetteville Generals SALAdet20-85---------
1997Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det21-80---------
1998Jacksonville Suns SouAAdet22-41---------
1998Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet22-46---------
1999Jacksonville Suns SouAAdet23-88---------
2000Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet24-51---------
2000Detroit TigersALMLBdet24-26---------
2001Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet25-26---------
2001Detroit TigersALMLBdet25-44--------1
2002Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn26-19---------
2002San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26-14---------
2003Long Island Ducks AtlInd-27-5321--------
2003West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn27-10---------
2004Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn28-201--------
2004Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn28-19---1-----
2005Akron Aeros EastAAcle29-15---------
2005Tulsa Drillers TexAAcol29-66--------
2005Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle29-16---------
2005Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln29-7---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB3042100000001100000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.50033.3333.331.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs42100000001100000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.50033.3333.331.000.000.000.00

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1999Double-A All-Star (C) ... Southern League All-Star (C)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2006-03-16ContractSigned by Red Sox (minor) 
2004-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency 
2004-04-05ContractSigned by Mets 
2003-06-01ContractSigned by independent Long Island (Atlantic) 
2003-05-01ContractSigned by independent Pennsylvania (Atlantic) 
2003-04-21Released by Cubs. 
2003-03-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
2002-11-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2002-10-15Free AgentGranted free agency 
2002-03-24TradeTraded by Tigers with Rich Gomez to Padres for Matt Walbeck and Damian Jackson. 
2002-03-23TradeTraded by Tigers with OF Rich Gomez to Padres for 2B Damian Jackson and C Matt Walbeck March 23 2002 
1994-06-04Contractsigned 
* 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2000Detroit TigersTeam Payroll24175,000-79539-1,394,248200,000175,000
2001Detroit TigersTeam Payroll25217,000-71926211,897,758200,000392,000
2002San Diego PadresTeam Payroll26200,000-75737-2,011,045200,000592,000
* 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