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Jose RijoTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1981-2002 MLB Years: 1984-2002
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Rated Prospect
World Series Champion

PositionsP-479Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJose Antonio Abreau Rijo
Height6-3Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 13,1965 [53.064]PlaceSan Cristobal,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1980 by the New York Yankees.
Signing Bonus$3,000
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-NYA-#6 ... 1984-NYA-#1 ... 1985-NYA-#1
MLB DebutApril 5,1984 [18.327]
OrganizationsCIN [10] NYA [4] OAK [3] Awards5Awards Voting4-29
TBC Player ID1436Retrosheet IDrijoj001MLBAM ID121206
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Cincinnati Reds in 1992-1995
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts76Walks53Hittable58SO/BB69vsPower58Hitting26Durability62Team.526Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1981Gulf Coast YankeesGCLRknya-Rel16334.5011110004122.037161127221002.0015.140.822.869.003.14.500-
1982Paintsville YankeesAppRknya-ST17842.5013121631079.0763322622666001.248.620.682.507.493.00.667-
1983Fort Lauderdale YankeesFSLA+nya-ST181551.682121015400160.012938306431524001.077.240.342.418.533.53.750-
1983Nashville SoundsSouAAnya-ST18322.68550300040.0311212122320001.316.920.224.917.141.45.600-
1983Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST01871.882626018400200.216050427651844001.127.180.312.928.252.83.720-
1984Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-ST19334.4111110000065.0673532740474001.649.230.965.516.471.18.500-
1984New York YankeesALMLBnya38S/R19284.7624519008262.0744033533472111.7210.680.724.766.791.42.2003.94
1985Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-ST207102.90242403100149.0116644861081794001.507.010.366.5210.811.66.412-
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak38S/R20643.531293001063.2572625628650011.348.060.853.969.192.32.6003.23
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak38ST219114.653926134091193.2172116100241081766441.457.991.125.028.181.63.4504.30
1987Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-ST22243.95981000054.2442724528678001.327.240.824.6111.032.39.333-
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27,38S/R22275.9021147103082.010667541041675221.7911.591.094.487.321.63.2224.39
1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27S/R231382.3949193000120162.012047437631601431.136.670.393.508.892.54.6192.58
1989Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27ST24762.84191901100111.01013935648864321.348.190.493.896.971.79.5383.27
1990Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-ST25008.3111000004.05440220001.6210.38--4.154.151.00--
1990Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27ST251482.70292907100197.0151655910781522521.166.900.463.566.941.95.6363.14
1991Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27ST261562.51303003100204.016569578551722431.087.270.352.427.583.13.7142.53
1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27ST2715102.56333302000211.0185676015441712131.097.890.641.887.293.89.6002.75
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27ST281492.48363602100257.0218767119622270121.097.620.662.177.943.66.6092.93
1994Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27ST29963.08262602000172.0177735916521711241.339.240.842.728.933.29.6003.33
1995Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27ST30544.1714140000069.0763332622623001.429.910.782.878.092.82.5563.39
2000Cook County CheetahsFrontierInd-Rel35104.50909006112.0166604121001.6712.00--3.009.003.001.000-
2001Dayton DragonsMidwAcin-ST36003.0011000003.03110010001.009.00----3.000.00--
2001Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin-ST36000.0011000003.01000131000.673.00--3.009.003.00--
2001Louisville RiverBatsILAAAcin41S/R36005.14642000014.016982571001.5010.291.293.214.501.40--
2001Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor--S/R0004.05862000020.02010926112001.309.000.902.704.951.83--
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27Rel36002.1213013004017.0196429121101.6510.061.064.766.351.33-4.75
2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27S/R37545.1431922006077.08948441320381011.4210.401.522.344.441.90.5564.99
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter116913.243762691072244331877.0171077267614766316063028281.268.190.703.177.692.42.5600.41
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter41312.90103891427851593.05252391923527857829001.357.940.534.208.742.08.569-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter12173.63514833100286.02481391162018330217001.507.770.635.739.461.65.414-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter322.49660300043.0321212123351001.276.650.214.787.271.52.600-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1551.682121015400160.012938306431524001.077.240.342.418.533.53.750-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter003.0011000003.03110010001.009.00----3.000.00--
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1172.932413116351101.01134933829887001.4010.040.712.587.823.03.611-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter104.50909006112.0166604121001.6712.00--3.009.003.001.000-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter97612.83280215651742201477.1130152346410245312511721201.197.920.622.767.622.76.614-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter17224.7472492350131338.23352091794017730811671.518.881.064.698.161.74.436-
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter284.7624519008262.0744033533472111.7210.680.724.766.791.42.200-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14113.244431133050220.0200907917781884331.268.190.703.177.692.42.5600.41
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15112.903833510320220.019488711310321411001.357.940.534.208.742.08.577-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27p2349372200110001404000.054.054.135.1895141.045.081.081.0830.0034.150.002.4437.0050.00
1989Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27p2419380810011011101000.211.231.237.4689140.296.026.079.2152.5027.5011.000.000.0012.50
1990Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-p2513000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1990Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27p252962310100210210011001.161.188.177.36511175.192.016.065.1702.6713.335.000.000.0010.00
1991Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27p26316771400050121309000.209.232.209.44114078.259.000.015.2052.5616.676.500.000.000.00
1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27p27337231420060001806000.194.194.222.41616278.259.028.028.1880.0023.080.000.000.0014.29
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27p283682522401800318012002.268.294.354.64829597.333.086.122.2913.0918.566.001.0382.0022.73
1994Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27p29264941040030007010000.204.204.286.49014459.238.082.082.2120.0011.860.000.000.0040.00
1995Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27p301422131003000302000.136.136.182.3184124.158.046.045.1400.0012.500.000.000.0033.33
2001Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin-p3610000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2001Louisville RiverBatsILAAAcin41p3661000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2001Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         71000000000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27p373116020000000703001.125.125.125.2502019.222.000.000.1120.0036.840.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter2684452585130229218101058004.191.205.234.43910415511.243.043.063.0001.5719.7712.630.39222.5017.65
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter84000000000001000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter74000000000000000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter10000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter2684452585130229218101058004.191.205.234.43910415511.243.043.063.0001.5719.7712.630.39222.5017.65
Average MLB - Per 162 games16226915518011811561035002.191.205.234.439639309.243.043.063.0001.5719.7712.630.39222.5017.65
Average Minor - Per 162 games162810000000000020000.000.000.000.00000101.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1981Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya16P11---3--331.0000.27------11100.018.6
1982Paintsville Yankees AppRknya17P13--324-127271.0002.08------13100.018.6
1983Fort Lauderdale Yankees FSLA+nya18P21--9231-3332.9701.52------21100.016.0
1983Nashville Sounds SouAAnya18P5--61-1771.0001.40------5100.03.4
1984Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya19P11--59--14141.0001.27------11100.07.9
1984New York YankeesALMLBnya19P24-622121-1514.9330.580.23-----24100.014.8
1985Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak20P24--716-123231.0000.96------24100.016.9
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak20P12-6325--771.0000.580.11-----12100.07.4
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak21P39-19313183-3431.9120.790.16-----39100.024.1
1987Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak22P9--29111211.9171.22------9100.06.3
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22P21-8210101-2120.9520.950.24-----21100.013.0
1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23P49-162723113130.9680.610.19-----49100.030.4
1989Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24P19-111614--20201.0001.050.18-----19100.011.7
1990Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcin25P1--1---111.0001.00------1100.00.7
1990Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25P29-19719272-4846.9581.590.23-----29100.017.9
1991Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26P30-2041722324239.9291.300.19-----3196.818.5
1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27P33-2111931215250.9621.520.24-----33100.020.4
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28P36-2572735-862621.0001.720.24-----36100.022.2
1994Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29P26-1721427--41411.0001.580.24-----26100.022.8
1995Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30P14-6949--13131.0000.930.19-----14100.09.7
2001Dayton Dragons MidwAcin36P1---2--221.0002.00------1100.00.7
2001Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin36P1---------------1100.00.7
2001Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin36P6--23--551.0000.83------6100.04.2
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36P13-17-11-21.5000.080.06-----13100.08.0
2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin37P31-77414--18181.0000.580.23-----31100.019.1
MLB Totals for P - 14 season(s)-   P376-18771442481412406392.9661.040.21-----3760.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P51--1737125554.9821.06------510.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P6--61-1771.0001.17------60.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P21--9231-3332.9701.52------210.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---2--221.0002.00------10.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P24--327-130301.0001.25------240.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1981Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya1611----------
1982Paintsville Yankees AppRknya1713----------
1983Fort Lauderdale Yankees FSLA+nya1821----------
1983Nashville Sounds SouAAnya185----------
1984Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya1911----------
1984New York YankeesALMLBnya1924----------
1985Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak2024----------
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2012----------
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2139----------
1987Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak229----------
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2221----------
1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2349----------
1989Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2419----------
1990Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcin251----------
1990Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2529----------
1991Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2630----------
1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2733----------
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2836----------
1994Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2926----------
1995Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3014----------
2001Dayton Dragons MidwAcin361----------
2001Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin361----------
2001Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin366----------
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3613----------
2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3731----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1990Cincinnati RedsChamp. SeriesMLB25104.3820012.110671501.407.300.005.1110.952.140.001.000
1990Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB25200.5920015.19151400.935.280.002.938.222.800.001.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs104.38202000012.310060715001.387.300.005.1110.952.140.001.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs200.59202000015.39010514000.915.280.002.938.222.800.001.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1990Cincinnati RedsChamp. SeriesMLB2525000000000100000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
1990Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB2523010000000000000.333.333.333.666103.333.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs25000000000100000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs23010000000000000.333.333.333.666103.333.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [5]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1989National League Player of the Week (May 8-May 14)1
1990National League Player of the Week (September 17-September 23) ... World Series MVP2
1992NL Pitcher of the Month (September)1
2002Tony Conigliaro Award (Overcoming Adversity)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2002-01-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
2001-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2001-07-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1998-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-01-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1997-10-29Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-12-08TradeTraded by Athletics with Tim Birtsas to Reds for Dave Parker. 
1984-12-05TradeTraded by Yankees with Tim Birtsas, Eric Plunk, Jay Howell and Stan Javier to Athletics for Bert Bradley, Rickey Henderson and Cash. 
1980-08-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
* 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
1980New York Yankees-153,000-------3,000Signing Bonus as an amateur free agent
1985Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll2060,000-51622-370,78060,00063,000
1986Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll2185,000-5292225386,34760,000148,000
1987Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll2260,000-59532-344,90660,000208,000
1988Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll23127,500-4402138392,10762,500335,500
1989Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll24457,500-270967++429,80262,500793,000
1990Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll25630,000-258964++515,727100,0001,423,000
1991Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll262,333,333-73390++742,231100,0003,756,333
1992Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll273,520,833-36296++962,245109,0007,277,166
1993Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll284,083,333-36297++968,431109,00011,360,499
1994Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll293,975,000-42396++957,101109,00015,335,499
1995Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll305,750,000-17299++999,520109,00021,085,499
2001Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll36200,000-77145-1,897,758200,00021,285,499
2002Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll37500,000-48320452,011,045200,00021,785,499
* 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