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Jose LimaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1990-2009 MLB Years: 1994-2006
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Rated Prospect

PositionsP-519Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJose Desiderio Lima
Height6-2Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 30,1972PlaceSantiago,Dominican Republic
Death DateMay 23,2010 [37.235]

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1989 by the Detroit Tigers.
Signing ScoutsRamon Pena
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1994-MLB-#10 ... 1995-MLB-#5
MLB DebutApril 20,1994 [21.202]
OrganizationsDET [9] HOU [5] KCA [2] LAN [1] NYN [1] Awards3Awards Voting1-3
TBC Player ID1243Retrosheet IDlimaj001MLBAM ID117769
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts42Walks81Hittable39SO/BB72vsPower39Hitting8Durability70Team.475Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1990Bristol TigersAppRkdet-ST17385.0214122102175.0894942922644001.4710.631.082.637.652.91.273-
1991Fayetteville GeneralsSALAdet-S/R18134.9718711004058.0533832425602001.348.220.623.889.312.40.250-
1991Lakeland TigersFSLA+det-S/R180110.3841300208.21610101251002.0816.621.042.085.192.50.000-
1991Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0145.6722814006066.2694842527653001.449.310.673.648.772.41.2003.10
1992Lakeland TigersFSLA+det-ST195113.16252505200151.0132575314211373001.017.870.831.258.176.52.313-
1993London TigersEastAAdet-ST208134.07272702000177.0160968019591388001.248.140.973.007.022.34.381-
1994Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-ST21793.60232213200142.0124705716481174201.217.841.013.047.402.44.438-
1994Detroit TigersALMLBdet32S/R210113.5031200106.21110102371002.1014.852.704.059.452.33.0006.28
1995Lakeland TigersFSLA+det-ST22312.57440000021.02311620201001.109.860.86--8.570.00.750-
1995Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-ST22533.0111110100074.2692625914402001.118.321.081.694.822.86.625-
1995Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0842.9215150100095.29237311114603001.118.661.031.325.644.29.6673.78
1995Detroit TigersALMLBdet32ST22396.1115150000073.28552501018375001.4010.381.222.204.522.06.2504.60
1996Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-ST23546.7812120000069.09353521112572001.5212.131.431.577.434.75.556-
1996Detroit TigersALMLBdet32Rel23565.70394350015372.28748461322593001.5010.781.612.727.312.68.4554.78
1997Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33Rel24165.28521510015275.0794544916632001.279.481.081.927.563.94.1433.63
1998Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33ST251683.70333303100233.02291009634321694001.128.831.311.236.525.28.6674.00
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33ST2621103.58353503000246.02561089830441878001.229.351.101.616.834.25.6773.73
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33ST277166.65333300000196.025115214548681243001.6211.512.203.125.681.82.3046.09
2001Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33S/R28127.301495003053.07748431216413001.7513.082.042.726.962.56.3335.35
2001Detroit TigersALMLBdet42ST285104.71181802000112.212066592322431001.269.591.841.763.431.95.3335.53
2002Detroit TigersALMLBdet42S/R29467.7720128003068.08660591221332001.5711.331.582.774.351.57.4005.20
2003Newark BearsAtlInd--ST30612.33880200054.044201445520000.917.330.670.838.6710.40.857-
2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25ST30834.9114140000073.0804040726322201.459.820.863.193.931.23.7274.46
2004Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan27S/R311354.073624120030170.017881773334933001.249.411.741.804.912.74.7225.07
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33ST325166.99323201000168.22191401313161805001.6611.691.653.254.271.31.2385.55
2006Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn32ST33783.92252230010140.014064611520882001.149.000.961.295.664.40.467-
2006New York MetsNLMLBnyn17ST33049.87440000017.0252219310121102.0212.981.565.196.231.20.0005.74
2007Saltillo SaraperosMexAAA--ST341343.60222206100160.017068641833765201.279.561.011.864.282.30.765-
2008Camden RiversharksAtlInd-21ST35554.9811110000065.06642361022571001.359.141.383.057.892.59.500-
2009Edmonton CapitalsGoldInd--ST36673.95161602100116.012559511121674001.269.670.851.625.183.19.462-
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter891025.26348235113914051563.2178397291726739398043301.3910.241.532.265.632.49.4661.72
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter57654.0318516520185911075.0106954248211825680234401.238.930.992.146.703.13.467-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter37283.989389410310585.15962812596912737815401.239.151.061.955.812.98.569-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8134.07272702000177.0160968019591388001.248.140.973.007.022.34.381-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter8133.44333035220180.2171786917231625001.078.520.851.158.077.04.381-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter134.9718711004058.0533832425602001.348.220.623.889.312.40.250-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter385.0214122102175.0894942922644001.4710.631.082.637.652.91.273-
Ind Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter17133.86353504100235.023512110125481765001.208.990.961.846.733.67.567-
Houston Astros Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter46424.771671115661182803.189245342613317658420001.339.991.491.976.543.32.523-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter17326.0495504520193331.0389236224608617912001.4210.481.622.324.822.08.347-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13196.36464601000241.129918017138871127201.6011.121.413.244.171.29.406-
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1354.073624120030170.017881773334933001.249.411.741.804.912.74.722-
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter049.87440000017.0252219310121102.0212.981.565.196.231.20.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12145.264933161061220.025013612937551386001.3910.241.532.265.632.49.4621.72
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12134.03383444120220.02181119824521647101.238.930.992.146.703.13.480-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1997Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33p24503000000000302000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
1998Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33p25327961120040022709100.139.159.165.32413291.208.026.051.1472.2029.6713.500.000.0018.18
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33p26347546000200324013003.080.115.080.1956091.118.000.040.0973.3026.378.000.000.000.00
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33p27326061020020011708001.167.180.200.38012269.233.033.050.1711.4524.6417.000.000.0020.00
2001Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33p281316000000000501000.000.000.000.0000017.000.000.000.0000.0029.410.000.000.000.00
2001Detroit TigersALMLBdet42p2811000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2001Totals for MLB-MLB         1417000000000601000.000.000.000.0000018.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25p3012110000000001000.500.500.5001.000103.500.000.000.4450.000.000.000.000.000.00
2004Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan27p3137481900020011908002.188.204.188.3929057.310.000.021.1781.7533.3319.000.000.000.00
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33p32323010000000201000.333.333.333.6661041.000.000.000.2970.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2006Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn32332516130100000505000.188.188.313.5015121.273.125.125.2090.0023.810.000.000.0033.33
2006New York MetsNLMLBnyn17p3345000000000301000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter236292183840010007101044106.130.150.144.294424344.198.014.038.0002.0329.3614.430.000.0010.53
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2516130100000505000.188.188.313.5015121.273.125.125.0000.0023.810.000.000.0033.33
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2516130100000505000.188.188.313.5015121.273.125.125.0000.0023.810.000.000.0033.33
Houston Astros Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1612331627400800676033104.116.138.133.271314273.171.017.043.0002.2027.8412.670.000.0014.81
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter37481900020011908002.188.204.188.3929057.310.000.021.0001.7533.3319.000.000.000.00
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter45000000000301000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter335120000000202000.400.400.400.800207.667.000.000.0000.0028.570.000.000.000.00
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1622001226300700569030104.130.150.144.294293236.198.014.038.0002.0329.3614.430.000.0010.53
Average Minor - Per 162 games162104619060000032032000.188.188.313.501326136.273.125.125.0000.0023.810.000.000.0033.33

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1990Bristol Tigers AppRkdet17P14--716--23231.0001.64------14100.020.6
1991Fayetteville Generals SALAdet18P18--242186.7500.33------18100.013.1
1991Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det18P4--11--221.0000.50------4100.03.1
1992Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det19P25--1813123231.9691.24------25100.036.2
1993London Tigers EastAAdet20P27--14233-4037.9251.37------27100.019.6
1994Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet21P23--1217213129.9351.26------23100.016.2
1994Detroit TigersALMLBdet21P3-61---111.0000.330.17-----3100.02.6
1995Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det22P4--21--331.0000.75------4100.03.0
1995Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet22P11--49111413.9291.18------11100.07.7
1995Detroit TigersALMLBdet22P15-7352--771.0000.470.10-----15100.010.4
1996Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet23P12--56-211111.0000.92------12100.08.5
1996Detroit TigersALMLBdet23P39-721117-128281.0000.720.39-----39100.024.1
1997Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24P52-7554--991.0000.170.12-----52100.032.1
1998Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25P33-2332432335956.9491.700.24-----33100.020.4
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26P35-2461821214139.9511.110.16-----35100.021.6
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27P33-1961622133938.9741.150.19-----33100.020.4
2001Detroit TigersALMLBdet28P18-112311121514.9330.780.13-----18100.011.1
2001Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28P14-53-912109.9000.640.17-----14100.08.6
2002Detroit TigersALMLBdet29P20-6845--991.0000.450.13-----20100.012.4
2003Newark Bears AtlIndy-30P8--3101-1413.9291.63------8100.06.4
2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30P14147374-111111.0000.790.15-----14100.08.6
2004Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan31P36241701326-239391.0001.080.23-----3797.322.2
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32P3232168622-228281.0000.880.17-----32100.019.8
2006Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn33P25--11192-3230.9381.20------25100.017.7
2006New York MetsNLMLBnyn33P4417141165.8331.250.29-----4100.02.5
Ind Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P8--3101-1413.9291.63------80.00.0
MLB Totals for P - 13 season(s)-   P348741562114179918302293.9700.840.19-----3480.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P71--3251548883.9431.17------710.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P27--14233-4037.9251.37------270.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P33--2115123736.9731.09------330.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P18--242186.7500.33------180.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P14--716--23231.0001.64------140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1990Bristol Tigers AppRkdet1714----------
1991Fayetteville Generals SALAdet1818----------
1991Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det184----------
1992Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det1925----------
1993London Tigers EastAAdet2027----------
1994Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet2123----------
1994Detroit TigersALMLBdet213----------
1995Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det224----------
1995Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet2211----------
1995Detroit TigersALMLBdet2215----------
1996Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet2312----------
1996Detroit TigersALMLBdet2339----------
1997Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2452----------
1998Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2533----------
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2635----------
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2733----------
2001Detroit TigersALMLBdet2818----------
2001Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2814----------
2002Detroit TigersALMLBdet2920----------
2003Newark Bears AtlInd-308----------
2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3014----------
2004Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3136----------
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3232----------
2006Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn3325----------
2006New York MetsNLMLBnyn334----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1997Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB24000.001001.0001101.000.000.009.009.001.000.00.000
1999Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB26015.401006.2942401.7712.150.002.705.402.000.00.000
2004Los Angeles DodgersDiv SeriesMLB31100.0011011009.05000140000.675.000.001.004.004.000.001.000
2006New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB33018.59532000014.2221414278012.0413.501.234.304.911.148.59.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs018.59532000014.7221414278011.9813.501.234.304.911.148.59.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs112.16312110016.71404049001.087.560.002.164.862.250.00.500

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB2612000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2004Los Angeles DodgersDiv SeriesMLB3112000000000201000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2006New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3333000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs33000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs24000000000301000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1998National League Player of the Week (July 27-August 2)1
1999Baseball America Second-Team Major League All-Star (SP)1
2003AL Pitcher of the Month (July)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2006-02-14ContractSigned by Mets (minor) 
2004-12-25ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
2004-10-28Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-01-28ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
2003-10-26Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-09-18InjuredActivated from DL 
2003-08-27InjuredDisabled -- strained right groin 
2003-08-18InjuredActivated from DL 
2003-06-13Contract purchased by Royals from Newark 
2003-06-04Purchased by Royals from Newark (Atlantic). 
2003-05-01ContractSigned by independent Newark (Atlantic) 
2002-09-09Released by Tigers 
2002-09-07Released by Tigers. 
2001-06-23TradeTraded by Astros to Tigers for Dave Mlicki. 
1996-12-10TradeTraded by Tigers with Daryle Ward, C.J. Nitkowski, Trever Miller and Brad Ausmus to Astros for Orlando Miller, Todd Jones, Brian Hunter, Doug Brocail and Cash. 
1989-07-05ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
* 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
1994Detroit TigersTeam Payroll21109,000-75632-957,101109,000109,000
1995Detroit TigersTeam Payroll22129,000-6622727999,520109,000238,000
1996Detroit TigersTeam Payroll23145,000-6303131957,870109,000383,000
1997Houston AstrosTeam Payroll24170,000-66925261,182,177150,000553,000
1998Houston AstrosTeam Payroll25240,000-58225351,276,192170,000793,000
1999Houston AstrosTeam Payroll262,250,000-215976++1,454,491200,0003,043,000
2000Houston AstrosTeam Payroll275,032,444-106589++1,394,248200,0008,075,444
2001Detroit TigersTeam Payroll286,250,000-92290++1,897,758200,00014,325,444
2001Houston AstrosTeam Payroll286,250,000-92690++1,897,758200,00014,325,444
2002Detroit TigersTeam Payroll297,250,000-68293++2,011,045200,00021,575,444
2003Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll30300,000-70334-2,163,527300,00021,875,444
2004Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll31300,000-75535-2,070,100300,00022,175,444
2005Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll322,500,000-264570++2,189,055300,00024,675,444
2006New York MetsTeam Payroll33327,000-74235-2,365,072327,00025,002,444
* 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