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Tony BatistaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1992-2008 MLB Years: 1996-2007
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Positions3B-857, SS-578, 2B-161, DH-52, 1B-33Position when Drafted3B-SSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLeocadio Francisco Batista
Height6-0Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 9,1973 [45.008]PlacePuerto Plata,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1991 by the Oakland Athletics.
Signing ScoutsJuan Marichal
MLB DebutJune 3,1996 [22.176]
OrganizationsOAK [6] TOR [3] BAL [3] WAS [2] ARI [2] MIN [1] MON [1] Awards2Awards Voting1-1
TBC Player ID1256Retrosheet IDbatit001MLBAM ID110682
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (2B) in 1996 ... Selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks from the Oakland Athletics in the 1997 Expansion Draft (#27 pick)
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed50Power68Contact65XBH69RBIs75Runs68Hitting58Durability63Team.494Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1992Arizona AthleticsArizRkoak-2b-ss184516732416202210152925000.246.315.305.620518189.297.059.156.2907.9415.341.930.000.0019.51
1993Arizona AthleticsArizRkoak-3b19241042134622176261400210.327.357.481.8385010112.356.154.250.3635.3612.502.331.7952.0029.41
1993Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-3b19412121001001410000.167.286.250.5363114.250.083.167.2607.1428.574.000.000.0050.00
1993Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         281162236722186271810210.310.349.457.8065311126.347.147.241.3525.5614.292.571.5958.0030.56
1994Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-ss201194669113126317687754108452110.281.359.459.81821446531.332.178.294.35910.1720.342.003.2027.4135.11
1995Huntsville StarsSouAAoak-ss2112041955107231166178299826308.255.305.430.73518040459.295.175.241.3216.3221.353.383.4926.1937.38
1996Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAoak-ss2257205336617484021153021108.322.372.561.93311529224.345.239.317.3996.7013.392.003.5725.6343.94
1996Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak282b2274238387110262573194910202.298.350.433.78310318260.351.135.231.3457.3118.852.582.3139.6725.35
1997Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAoak-ss2333124253910132122171811204.315.396.484.8806014145.343.169.306.38611.7212.411.062.0741.3335.90
1997Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28ss2368188223810141822143123008.202.265.330.5956215207.222.128.202.2676.7614.982.211.9347.0039.47
1998Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari102b-ss241062934680161184111185230407.273.318.519.83715235318.273.246.307.3565.6616.352.895.6616.2843.75
1999Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari10ss254414416375052120161720231.257.335.396.7315710164.258.139.264.3199.7610.371.063.0528.8027.03
1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor7ss2598375611072512679202279435111.285.328.565.89321252409.295.280.344.3745.3819.323.596.3614.4248.60
1999Totals for MLB-MLB         1425197714430131100403896637412.277.330.518.84826962573.283.241.322.3586.6316.752.535.4116.7443.06
2000Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor363b2615462096163322411145435121603115.263.307.519.82632275664.265.256.315.3485.2718.223.466.1715.1246.01
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor73b27722712956111134501136640312.207.251.399.65010825291.221.192.236.2754.4722.685.084.4720.8544.64
2001Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal10dh-3b27843084182165124251194700417.266.305.468.77314433331.277.202.276.3265.7414.202.473.6325.6740.24
1999Totals for AL-AL         156579701382762587523211340729.238.280.435.71525258622.252.197.257.3055.1418.173.534.0223.1642.03
2002Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal103b2816161590150361318754501071106913.244.309.457.76628168682.246.213.296.3267.3315.692.144.5519.8445.33
2003Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal103b291616317614820126994328102506420.235.270.393.66324847670.240.158.204.2844.1815.223.643.8824.2731.76
2004Montreal ExposNLMLBmon73b30157606761463023211014626784410414.241.272.455.72727664650.225.214.271.3044.0012.003.004.9218.9443.84
2006Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin773b3250178244212052101152720015.236.303.388.6916917195.253.152.230.3017.6913.851.802.5635.6040.48
2007Columbus ClippersILAAAwas23b33301071431716221081630203.290.350.542.8925814120.287.252.336.3796.6713.332.005.0017.8345.16
2007Washington NationalsNLMLBwas771b338010110263021600121430234.257.347.347.694355118.276.090.208.30610.1711.861.171.6950.5019.23
2008Columbus ClippersILAAAwas71b-3b3417623142016004900002.226.273.306.57919366.250.080.145.2616.0613.642.251.5262.0021.43
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter13094568625114622617221718472628779047104728109.251.299.453.75220694644959.257.202.269.0005.7915.932.754.4620.6740.49
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter44916662754659814532582620149326151812235.279.341.450.7917501651860.317.171.264.0008.0117.532.192.8531.4335.48
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter141510761523761890534577725017.298.360.500.86025561569.319.202.294.0007.9113.531.713.1628.3340.13
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12041955107231166178299826308.255.305.430.73518040459.295.175.241.0006.3221.353.383.4926.1937.38
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1194669113126317687754108452110.281.359.459.81821446531.332.178.294.00010.1720.342.003.2027.4135.11
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter69271537512423972214325210.277.331.373.70410118301.320.096.192.0006.9814.292.050.66135.5024.00
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter40615542073807276922814897256160161440.245.293.433.7266731481683.250.188.255.0005.7615.212.644.1022.5238.95
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter324126618632668480238757026614311328.258.301.507.8086421521364.264.249.306.0005.1319.503.805.8715.8346.63
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter157606761463023211014626784410414.241.272.455.72727664650.225.214.271.0004.0012.003.004.9218.9443.84
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter15043762117211236231346950638.268.324.478.80220945482.268.210.293.0007.0514.322.034.7719.0038.46
Oakland Athletics Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter142426601092031043953380332010.256.313.387.70016533467.293.131.218.0007.0717.132.422.1442.6030.28
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter50178244212052101152720015.236.303.388.6916917195.253.152.230.0007.6913.851.802.5635.6040.48
Washington Nationals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8010110263021600121430234.257.347.347.694355118.276.090.208.00010.1711.861.171.6950.5019.23
Average MLB - Per 162 games162565771422822789633698616313.251.299.453.75225657614.257.202.269.0005.7915.932.754.4620.6740.49
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626019916835519939754118564113.279.341.450.79127160671.317.171.264.0008.0117.532.192.8531.4335.48

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1992Arizona Athletics ArizRkoak182B28--5277412133129.9704.61------4562.250.0
1992Arizona Athletics ArizRkoak18SS18--1547476662.9393.44------4540.032.1
1993Arizona Athletics ArizRkoak193B16--2039386259.9523.69------2466.729.1
1993Arizona Athletics ArizRkoak192B6--1112-223231.0003.83------2425.010.9
1993Arizona Athletics ArizRkoak19SS2--33--661.0003.00------248.33.6
1993Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak193B4--69-215151.0003.75------4100.02.8
1994Modesto A's CalifA+oak20SS107--1603362664522496.9504.64------11989.978.7
1994Modesto A's CalifA+oak202B15--2236446258.9353.87------11912.611.0
1995Huntsville Stars SouAAoak21SS102--1333102659469443.9454.34------12085.070.8
1995Huntsville Stars SouAAoak212B18--35613149996.9705.33------12015.012.5
1996Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAoak22SS57--75213841296288.9735.05------57100.040.1
1996Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak222B52--83162336248245.9884.71------7470.332.1
1996Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak223B18--918232927.9311.50------7424.311.1
1996Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22SS4--411-115151.0003.75------745.42.5
1996Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22DH4---------------745.42.5
1997Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAoak23SS32--4078616124118.9523.69------3397.022.2
1997Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23SS61--91169838268260.9704.26------6889.737.7
1997Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak233B4--31--441.0001.00------685.92.5
1997Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23DH1---------------681.50.6
1997Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak232B1--24--661.0006.00------681.50.6
1998Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari242B41--7184123156155.9943.78------10638.725.3
1998Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari24SS34--4393413140136.9714.00------10632.121.0
1998Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari243B15--928113837.9742.47------10614.29.3
1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25SS98--1653081272485473.9754.83------98100.060.5
1999Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari25SS43--60130427194190.9794.42------4497.726.5
2000Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor263B154-13671203171735454437.9632.840.32-----154100.095.1
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor273B72-618561451021211201.9532.790.33-----72100.044.4
2001Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27DH33---------------8439.320.5
2001Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal273B29-2471853557671.9342.450.29-----8434.518.0
2001Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27SS20-17733631119796.9904.800.54-----8423.812.4
2002Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal283B154-13731112891635416400.9622.600.29-----16195.795.1
2002Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28DH7---------------1614.34.3
2003Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal293B1541541364922922033404384.9502.490.28-----16195.795.1
2003Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29DH7---------------1614.34.3
2004Montreal ExposNLMLBmon303B1551491326823091935410391.9542.520.29-----15798.795.7
2006Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin323B5050434279766130124.9542.480.29-----50100.030.9
2007Columbus Clippers ILAAAwas333B25--1548-763631.0002.52------3083.317.4
2007Washington NationalsNLMLBwas331B27121271213116125124.9924.590.98-----8033.816.7
2007Washington NationalsNLMLBwas333B2-3-1--111.0000.500.33-----802.51.2
2008Columbus Clippers ILAAAwas341B6--383-641411.0006.83------1735.34.2
2008Columbus Clippers ILAAAwas343B5--58--13131.0002.60------1729.43.5
MLB Totals for 3B - 10 season(s)-   3B807353673252715509617421732077.9562.570.31-----8070.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 5 season(s)-   SS260-1773967742916211991170.9764.506.61-----2600.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B94--156250459410406.9904.32------940.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH52---------------520.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B27121271213116125124.9924.590.98-----270.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS89--1152911457420406.9674.56------890.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B34--2665-991911.0002.68------340.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B6--383-641411.0006.83------60.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS102--1333102659469443.9454.34------1020.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B18--35613149996.9705.33------180.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS107--1603362664522496.9504.64------1070.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B15--2236446258.9353.87------150.00.0
Rk Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B34--6389414156152.9744.47------340.00.0
Rk Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS20--1850477268.9443.40------200.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B16--2039386259.9523.69------160.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1992Arizona Athletics ArizRkoak18---2818------
1993Arizona Athletics ArizRkoak19---6216-----
1993Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak19-----4-----
1994Modesto A's CalifA+oak20---15107------
1995Huntsville Stars SouAAoak21---18102------
1996Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAoak22----57------
1996Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22---52418----4
1997Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAoak23----32------
1997Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23---1614----1
1998Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari24---413415-----
1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25----98------
1999Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari25----43------
2000Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26-----154-----
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27-----72-----
2001Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27----2029----33
2002Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28-----154----7
2003Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29-----154----7
2004Montreal ExposNLMLBmon30-----155-----
2006Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin32-----50-----
2007Columbus Clippers ILAAAwas33-----25-----
2007Washington NationalsNLMLBwas33--27--2-----
2008Columbus Clippers ILAAAwas34--6--5-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB32195861310491041000001.224.274.448.72226562.205.224.3106.4516.132.506.4514.5038.46
2007Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB33510031000000100001.300.300.400.7004110.333.100.1000.0010.000.000.000.0033.33
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs246861620491041100002.235.278.441.71930672.226.206.2795.5615.282.755.5617.0037.50

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1997Winter League All-Star (SS)1
2004National League Player of the Week (September 13-September 19)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2008-03-10ContractSigned by Nationals to minor league contract 
2007-02-14ContractSigned by Nationals to minor league contract 
2006-06-19Released by Twins 
2005-12-15ContractSigned by Twins 
2004-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-01-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Expos. 
2003-10-30Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2001-06-25Claimed on waivers by Orioles from Blue Jays. 
1999-06-12TradeTraded by Diamondbacks with John Frascatore to Blue Jays for Dan Plesac. 
1997-11-18Selected by Diamondbacks from Athletics in expansion draft (Pick #27). 
1991-02-08ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
* 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
1996Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll22109,000-78633-957,870109,000109,000
1997Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll23162,500-68825241,182,177150,000271,500
1998Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll24210,000-64523281,276,192170,000481,500
1999Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll25375,000-51026431,454,491200,000856,500
1999Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll25375,000-51026431,454,491200,000856,500
2000Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll26175,000-79538-1,394,248200,0001,031,500
2001Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll273,300,000-199778++1,897,758200,0004,331,500
2001Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll273,300,000-199778++1,897,758200,0004,331,500
2002Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll284,900,000-148384++2,011,045200,0009,231,500
2003Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll296,400,000-107287++2,163,527300,00015,631,500
2004Montreal ExposTeam Payroll301,500,000-30910662,070,100300,00017,131,500
2006Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll321,250,000-36312552,365,072327,00018,381,500
2007Washington NationalsTeam Payroll33380,000-73725-2,459,737380,00018,761,500
* 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