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Cesar ValdezTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Free Agent since 2017 MLB Years: 2010-2017
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

PositionsP-212Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameCesar Miguel Valdez
Height6-1Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 17,1985 [33.249]PlaceSanto Domingo,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2005 by the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Signing ScoutsJunior NoboaService Time0.143 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2009-ARI-#7
MLB DebutMay 3,2010 [25.047]
OrganizationsARI [5] HOU [1] MIA [1] OAK [1] PIT [1] TOR [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID128478Retrosheet IDvaldc003MLBAM ID491624
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (39.69%) -- Changeup (27.61%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (25.24%) -- Slider (7.46%)
Fastball Velocity [2017] - 87.90 - [2010] - 87.39
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts38Walks77Hittable39SO/BB70vsPower39Hitting4Durability59Team.470Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2006Yakima BearsNwstA-ari-ST21753.1516160200097.0974334520815001.219.000.461.867.524.05.583-
2007South Bend Silver HawksMidwAari-ST227103.41252502100148.01306356113210612001.097.910.671.956.453.31.412-
2008Visalia OaksCalifA+ari-ST231032.5315150110096.0883627516805101.088.250.471.507.505.00.769-
2008Mobile BayBearsSouAAari23ST23354.0612120000064.0633029223600001.348.810.283.228.392.61.375-
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST01383.14272701100160.015166567391405101.198.480.392.197.863.59.619-
2009Reno AcesPCLAAAari43ST24764.7819181001096.010358511630606101.399.661.502.815.632.00.538-
2010Reno AcesPCLAAAari43ST256105.9020182001097.2110686412499214001.6310.141.114.528.481.88.375-
2010Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari43S/R25127.65927003020.0291917210133001.9513.050.904.505.851.30.3334.58
2011New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAflo26Rel26017.59808003010.2139953130001.5010.974.222.5310.974.33.000-
2011Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit34Rel26113.86340340014542.0362018217360001.267.710.433.647.712.12.500-
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0124.61420420017552.2492927720490001.318.371.203.428.372.45.333-
2013Laguna VaquerosMexAAA-ST28334.9312120100065.28944361111595001.5212.201.511.518.095.36.500-
2013Aguascalientes RielerosMexAAA-ST28007.7111000004.25440210001.509.64--3.861.930.50--
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0335.1213130100069.09448401113605001.5212.031.411.667.684.62.500-
2015Tabasco OlmecasMexAAA-ST301162.63232303200160.214551479281616301.088.120.501.579.025.75.647-
2016Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAhou44S/R311213.123018121110138.014349488131140101.139.300.520.857.428.77.923-
2017Nashville SoundsPCLAAAoak49ST32102.70220000010.083310120000.807.200.90--10.800.001.000-
2017Buffalo BisonsILAAAtor23ST32333.2311101100061.0562522312442101.118.220.441.766.463.67.500-
2017Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0433.1513121100071.0642825412562101.078.070.501.517.074.67.571-
2017Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak64S/R32009.6441300209.01410104450001.9313.503.863.864.821.25-8.94
2017Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor64S/R32116.75734003021.027191637161101.5911.391.272.956.752.29.5004.47
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter237.6420614008050.2704843921344101.8012.431.603.736.041.62.4002.21
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter71543.69228170581152051089.110865034489025691955701.238.950.742.117.573.59.568-
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter44313.961601025863205684.07083313026716559233601.279.280.882.167.763.59.587-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter354.0612120000064.0633029223600001.348.810.283.228.392.61.375-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1032.5315150110096.0883627516805101.088.250.471.507.505.00.769-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7103.41252502100148.01306356113210612001.097.910.671.956.453.31.412-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter753.1516160200097.0974334520815001.219.000.461.867.524.05.583-
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter127.65927003020.0291917210133001.9513.050.904.505.851.30.333-
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter116.75734003021.027191637161101.5911.391.272.956.752.29.500-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter009.6441300209.01410104450001.9313.503.863.864.821.25--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings9137.6487266100350220.0304208187399114817401.8012.431.603.736.041.62.4092.21
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14113.694634122141220.021910190185218511101.238.950.742.117.573.59.560-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2008Mobile BayBearsSouAAari23231213110000000502000.077.077.077.1541015.125.000.000.0690.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2009Reno AcesPCLAAAari43p241914010000000711000.071.133.071.2041016.143.000.000.1090.0043.750.000.000.000.00
2010Reno AcesPCLAAAari43p251016150001000504000.313.313.313.6265020.455.000.000.2800.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2010Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari43p2594000000000300000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter94000000000300000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter41432700010001717000.163.182.163.3457051.269.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter29301600010001215000.200.226.200.4266036.333.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1213110000000502000.077.077.077.1541015.125.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter94000000000300000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162720000000005400000.000.000.000.0000072.000.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162170828000400067428000.163.182.163.345280202.269.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2006Yakima Bears NwstA-ari21P16--1110612721.7781.31------16100.021.1
2007South Bend Silver Hawks MidwAari22P25--1326434339.9071.56------25100.018.1
2008Visalia Oaks CalifA+ari23P15--1316213129.9351.93------15100.010.8
2008Mobile BayBears SouAAari23P12--812112120.9521.67------12100.08.8
2009Reno Aces PCLAAAari24P19--1614213230.9381.58------19100.013.3
2010Reno Aces PCLAAAari25P20--6141-2120.9521.00------20100.014.0
2010Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari25P922051-1661.0000.670.30-----9100.05.6
2011Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit26P34--542-119.8180.26------34100.023.6
2011New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAflo26P8---------------8100.05.6
2016Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAhou31P30--917222826.9290.87------30100.021.0
2017Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor32P11--911112120.9521.82------11100.07.8
2017Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak32P2--22--441.0002.00------2100.01.4
2017Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor32P7321-3--331.0000.430.14-20.0-7100.04.3
2017Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32P41912--331.0000.750.33-10.0-4100.02.5
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P2065066-112121.0000.600.24-30.0-200.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P124--476284117109.9320.88------1240.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P12--812112120.9521.67------120.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P15--1316213129.9351.93------150.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P25--1326434339.9071.56------250.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P16--1110612721.7781.31------160.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2006Yakima Bears NwstA-ari2116----------
2007South Bend Silver Hawks MidwAari2225----------
2008Visalia Oaks CalifA+ari2315----------
2008Mobile BayBears SouAAari2312----------
2009Reno Aces PCLAAAari2419----------
2010Reno Aces PCLAAAari2520----------
2010Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari259----------
2011Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit2634----------
2011New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAflo268----------
2016Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAhou3130----------
2017Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor3211----------
2017Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak322----------
2017Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor327----------
2017Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak324----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2009Scottsdale ScorpionsArizona Fall LgMinor240110.50909000012.01914143612002.0814.252.254.509.002.0010.50.000
2009Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB24000.69000000113.0211100110.151.380.690.000.0000.69.000
2010Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB250013.5020200002.0533012003.0022.500.004.509.002.0013.50.000
2011Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB26000.0020200212.1200002100.957.710.000.007.7100.00.000
2016Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB31104.1560600318.211440211001.5911.420.002.0811.425.504.151.000
2017Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB32002.0050500209.0732129001.007.001.002.009.004.503.00.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs0110.50909000012.01914143612002.0814.252.254.509.002.0010.50.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs102.5715015007335.02711102524210.916.940.511.296.174.802.831.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2009Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB2420000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs50000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2017-11-03SPFree Agent -Free Agent--Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent32.231  
2017-11-01SPToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL and outrighted to minors32.229Team Roster on 2017-11-01
2017-09-01SPToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL32.168Team Roster on 2017-09-01
2017-08-08SPToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Right shoulder impingement32.144Team Roster on 2017-08-08
2017-07-19SPToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Buffalo (AAA)32.124Team Roster on 2017-07-19
2017-06-24SPToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)32.099Team Roster on 2017-06-24
2017-06-21SPToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Buffalo (AAA)32.096Team Roster on 2017-06-21
2017-05-26SPToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)32.070Team Roster on 2017-05-26
2017-05-20SPToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Buffalo (AAA)32.064Team Roster on 2017-05-20
2017-05-05SPToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)YMinors--Claimed off waivers from Athletics and assigned to Buffalo (AAA)32.049Team Roster on 2017-05-05
2017-05-03SPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment32.047Team Roster on 2017-05-03
2017-04-25SPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Nashville (AAA)32.039Team Roster on 2017-04-25
2017-04-21SPOakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Nashville (AAA)32.035Team Roster on 2017-04-21
2017-04-20SPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors32.034Team Roster on 2017-04-20
2017-04-06POakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Nashville (AAA)32.020Team Roster on 2017-04-06
2016-11-17POakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract31.245Team Roster on 2016-11-17
2016-11-07PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency31.235  
2016-09-05PHouston AstrosFresno (AAA)-Restricted--Placed on temporary inactive list31.172Team Roster on 2016-09-05
2016-08-31PHouston AstrosFresno (AAA)-Minors--Reinstated to active roster31.167Team Roster on 2016-08-31
2016-08-26PHouston AstrosFresno (AAA)-Restricted--Placed on temporary inactive list31.162Team Roster on 2016-08-26
2016-07-04PHouston AstrosFresno (AAA)-Minors--Reinstated to active roster31.109Team Roster on 2016-07-04
2016-07-01PHouston AstrosFresno (AAA)-Restricted--Placed on temporary inactive list31.106Team Roster on 2016-07-01
2016-06-05PHouston AstrosFresno (AAA)-Minors--Reinstated to active roster31.080Team Roster on 2016-06-05
2016-06-02PHouston AstrosFresno (AAA)-Restricted--Placed on temporary inactive list31.077Team Roster on 2016-06-02
2016-04-07PHouston AstrosFresno (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Fresno (AAA)31.021Team Roster on 2016-04-07
2016-01-03PHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract30.292Team Roster on 2016-01-03
* 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
2010Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll25400,000-75748-2,812,412400,000400,000
2017Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll32535,0000.14381937-3,651,709535,000935,0002016-11-17 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2017Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll32535,0000.14381933-3,651,709535,000935,0002016-11-17 - Signed to Minor League Contract
* 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