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Vance LovelaceHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1981-1998 MLB Years: 1988-1990
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-384Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameVance Odell Lovelace
Height6-5Weight205BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateAugust 9,1963 [54.198]PlaceTampa,Florida
High SchoolHillsborough (Tampa,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs in the 1st round (16th overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-CHN-#3 ... 1984-LAN-#6 ... 1985-LAN-#10
MLB DebutSeptember 10,1988 [25.032]
OrganizationsCAL [4] LAN [3] CHN [2] DET [2] SEA [2] ATL [1] TEX [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID14486Retrosheet IDlovev001MLBAM ID117941
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts64Walks11Hittable59SO/BB19vsPower59Hitting6Durability53Team.486Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1981Gulf Coast CubsGCLRkchn-ST17053.30770100030.0272211026311001.778.10--7.809.301.19.000-
1982Quad Cities CubsMidwAchn-ST18464.9821201000094.062675289410720001.665.940.779.0010.241.14.400-
1983Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+lan-S/R198104.77242042020115.010480613939525001.718.140.237.287.431.02.444-
1984San Antonio DodgersTexAAlan-ST20373.8816160000065.04839285735210001.866.650.6910.117.200.71.300-
1985Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+lan-S/R21126.141138004029.0312220023264001.849.51--7.067.981.13.333-
1985San Antonio DodgersTexAAlan-S/R21047.61752001023.2222720030125002.208.37--11.414.560.40.000-
1985Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorInd--S/R0166.7918810005052.1534940053389002.009.00--9.006.450.72.143-
1986Palm Springs AngelsCalifA+cal-S/R22019.17651001017.2212318030165002.8910.70--15.288.150.53.000-
1986Midland AngelsTexAAcal-S/R22248.9323617002042.04546424582713002.439.570.8512.335.740.47.333-
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorInd--S/R0259.00291118003059.16669604884318002.579.900.6013.206.450.49.286-
1987Midland AngelsTexAAcal-Rel23333.23531520014483.27340308609113001.597.850.866.459.791.52.500-
1988Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAcal-Rel24136.10465411014169.07948475575611001.9610.250.657.407.270.98.250-
1988California AngelsALMLBcal45Rel240013.5030300201.02221300003.7513.506.7520.25--0.00-19.27
1989Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAcal33Rel25075.92371360014248.24242325554012001.997.770.9210.177.400.73.000-
1989California AngelsALMLBcal45Rel25000.0010100101.00000110001.00----9.009.001.00-3.76
1990Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-Rel26553.47560560029670.0643327044402001.548.23--5.665.140.91.500-
1990Seattle MarinersALMLBsea42Rel26003.8650500102.03110612013.8611.57--23.143.860.17-10.95
1991London TigersEastAAdet-Rel27105.52909001014.21814929124001.8411.051.235.527.361.331.000-
1991Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-Rel27027.5813013004019.021181612261002.269.950.4710.422.840.27.000-
1991Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorInd--Rel0126.6822022005033.2393225331185002.0810.430.808.294.810.58.333-
1992Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-Rel28203.2015015005025.028179121229001.939.950.367.467.821.051.000-
1993Greenville BravesSouAAatl-Rel29201.6511011003016.01043112211001.355.510.556.6111.571.751.000-
1993Richmond BravesILAAAatl-Rel29005.0050500109.010550671001.7810.00--6.007.001.17--
1993Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorInd--Rel0202.8416016004025.02098118282001.507.110.366.399.951.561.000-
1994Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-Rel30005.3115114009120.0181212116194101.677.970.447.088.411.19--
1997Catskill CougarsNeastInd-S/R33032.91743101021.221137012171001.528.72--4.987.061.42.000-
1998New Jersey JackalsNeastInd-ST34024.0022000009.08440540001.448.00--5.004.000.80.000-
1998Catskill CougarsNeastInd-ST34154.2912111101071.0814334822492001.4410.221.012.786.182.23.167-
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter005.7990900404.253311022013.219.641.9319.293.860.20-9.00
Minor League Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter32595.01375902854010414789.072355944244729680141101.838.200.508.277.710.93.352-
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter8175.091877180107610260.22621751481322119040101.859.010.457.606.540.86.320-
AA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter11184.84119289100214243.22161701322024221546001.867.910.738.877.880.89.379-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter9135.504128132070161.115612599314613734001.868.670.178.117.610.94.409-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter464.9821201000094.062675289410720001.665.940.779.0010.241.14.400-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter053.30770100030.0272211026311001.778.10--7.809.301.19.000-
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1103.97211742020101.11106045839703001.469.710.713.446.181.79.091-
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter003.8650500102.03110612013.8611.57--23.143.860.17--
California Angels Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter007.7140400302.02221410002.577.713.8615.433.860.25--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings005.794240424001890220.02361411414747194940473.219.641.9319.293.860.20-9.00
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings9165.01104257910294220.02001551231220218939001.838.200.508.277.710.93.360-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984San Antonio DodgersTexAAlan-p201715151002000401000.333.333.400.7336116.455.067.067.3290.0025.000.000.000.0020.00
1985Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+lan-p211311100000010000001.0001.0001.0002.0001021.000.0001.000.80250.000.000.000.000.000.00
1985San Antonio DodgersTexAAlan-p2173010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.3000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1985Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         204120000001100000.500.600.5001.100205.667.000.250.50120.0020.001.000.000.000.00
1997Catskill CougarsNeastInd-3394000000100100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.250.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1998New Jersey JackalsNeastInd-3422000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1998Catskill CougarsNeastInd-341222231014000713000.136.174.318.4927226.143.182.182.2130.0026.920.003.8522.0066.67
1998Totals for Neast-Neast         1424231014000813000.125.160.292.4527228.133.167.167.1960.0028.570.003.5724.0066.67
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter3719271002001501000.368.400.421.8218121.500.053.105.0004.7623.815.000.000.0014.29
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2418161002000501000.333.333.389.7227119.462.056.056.0000.0026.320.000.000.0016.67
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1311100000010000001.0001.0001.0002.0001021.000.0001.000.00050.000.000.000.000.000.00
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2328231014100913000.107.138.250.3887232.111.143.179.0000.0028.130.003.1328.0066.67
Average Minor - Per 162 games1628393140090042204000.368.400.421.82135492.500.053.105.0004.7623.815.000.000.0014.29

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1981Gulf Coast Cubs GCLRkchn17P7--254-117.6361.00------7100.011.1
1982Quad Cities Cubs MidwAchn18P21--527423632.8891.52------21100.015.1
1983Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan19P24--8265-3934.8721.42------24100.017.9
1984San Antonio Dodgers TexAAlan20P16--2152-1917.8951.06------1794.111.8
1985Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan21P11--25-1771.0000.64------1384.67.9
1985San Antonio Dodgers TexAAlan21P7---42-64.6670.57------7100.05.2
1986Palm Springs Angels CalifA+cal22P6---4-1441.0000.67------6100.04.2
1986Midland Angels TexAAcal22P23--441-98.8890.35------23100.017.3
1987Midland Angels TexAAcal23P53--3191-2322.9570.42------53100.039.0
1988Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal24P46--99121918.9470.39------46100.032.6
1988California AngelsALMLBcal24P3-1-------------3100.01.9
1989Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal25P37--2101-1312.9230.32------37100.026.2
1989California AngelsALMLBcal25P1-1-------------1100.00.6
1990Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea26P56--414--18181.0000.32------56100.039.2
1990Seattle MarinersALMLBsea26P5-2-------------5100.03.1
1991London Tigers EastAAdet27P9--43--771.0000.78------9100.06.5
1991Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea27P13--341-87.8750.54------13100.09.6
1992Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet28P15--231-65.8330.33------15100.010.4
1993Greenville Braves SouAAatl29P11--311-54.8000.36------11100.07.7
1993Richmond Braves ILAAAatl29P5---1--111.0000.20------5100.03.5
1994Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex30P15---21-32.6670.13------15100.010.4
MLB Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P9-4-------------90.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P187--2043526863.9260.34------1870.00.0
AA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P119--16467-6962.8990.52------1190.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P41--1035525045.9001.10------410.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P21--527423632.8891.52------210.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P7--254-117.6361.00------70.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1981Gulf Coast Cubs GCLRkchn177----------
1982Quad Cities Cubs MidwAchn1821----------
1983Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan1924----------
1984San Antonio Dodgers TexAAlan2016----------
1985Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan2111----------
1985San Antonio Dodgers TexAAlan217----------
1986Palm Springs Angels CalifA+cal226----------
1986Midland Angels TexAAcal2223----------
1987Midland Angels TexAAcal2353----------
1988Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal2446----------
1988California AngelsALMLBcal243----------
1989Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal2537----------
1989California AngelsALMLBcal251----------
1990Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea2656----------
1990Seattle MarinersALMLBsea265----------
1991London Tigers EastAAdet279----------
1991Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea2713----------
1992Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet2815----------
1993Greenville Braves SouAAatl2911----------
1993Richmond Braves ILAAAatl295----------
1994Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex3015----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1998New JerseyNorthernInd-34Pitching Coach.000--None listed
1999New Jersey JackalsNorthernIndIndy-35Pitching Coach854540.5292.52Kash BeauchampLost in Semi-Finals
2000New Jersey JackalsNorthernIndIndy-36Pitching Coach843153.36915.54Kash Beauchamp
2007Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan43Special Assistant to the GM1628280.5068.04Grady Little
2008Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan44Special Assistant to the GM1628478.519--1Joe TorreLost in NLCS (Philadelphia)
2009Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan45Special Assistant to the GM1629567.586--3Joe TorreLost in NLCS (Philadelphia)
2010Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan46Director of Pro Scouting, Special Advisor to the GM1628082.49412.02Joe Torre
2011Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan47Director of Pro Scouting, Special Advisor to the GM1618279.50911.53Don Mattingly
2012Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan48Director of Player Personnel1628676.5318.02Don Mattingly
2013Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan49VP of Player Personnel1629270.568--1Don MattinglyLost in NLCS (Cardinals)
2014Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan50VP of Player Personnel1629468.580--1Don Mattingly
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1990-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-12-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mariners. 
1989-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1985-12-11Selected by Angels from Dodgers in the minor league draft. 
1983-01-19TradeTraded by Cubs with Dan Cataline to Dodgers for Ron Cey. 
* 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
1988California AngelsTeam Payroll2462,500-60438-392,10762,50062,500
1989California AngelsTeam Payroll2562,500-69133-429,80262,500125,000
1990Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll26100,000-64938-515,727100,000225,000
* 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