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Carmelo MartinezTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1979-1995 MLB Years: 1983-1991
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Rated Prospect

PositionsOF-709, 1B-644, 3B-61, 2B-5, SS-2, DH-1Position when DraftedOF-1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameCarmelo Martinez Salgado
Height6-2Weight220BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 28,1960 [57.360]PlaceDorado,Puerto Rico

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1978 by the Chicago Cubs.
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-CHN-#9
MLB DebutAugust 22,1983 [23.025]
OrganizationsSDN [6] CHN [5] PIT [2] CIN [1] CLE [1] KCA [1] PHI [1] SEA [1] Awards2Awards Voting1-2
TBC Player ID14834Retrosheet IDmartc001MLBAM ID118361
RelationshipsCousin of Edgar Martinez
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (OF) in 1984
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed34Power78Contact48XBH72RBIs81Runs47Hitting55Durability74Team.505Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979Gulf Coast CubsGCLRkchn-of-1b184014318294012300172011300.203.287.252.539365165.224.049.168.25510.3012.121.180.61143.0017.24
1980Quad Cities CubsMidwAchn-of-1b1912840065118230126487546821400.295.378.443.82117735461.327.148.285.37111.7114.751.262.6033.3329.66
1981Midland CubsTexAAchn-3b-of2011639265116221218452567364450.296.389.518.90720344462.315.222.372.40612.1215.801.304.5518.6737.93
1982Midland CubsTexAAchn-1b21131467100156354279315857810620.334.433.6001.03328066559.351.266.439.44915.2113.950.924.8317.3042.31
1983Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-1b2212345876115251319488618522610.251.338.513.85123557529.241.262.395.37311.5316.071.395.8614.7749.57
1983Chicago CubsNLMLBchn121b222989823306160041900103.258.287.494.78144994.262.236.281.3424.2620.214.756.3814.8339.13
1984San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn14of23149488641222821366136882401047.250.340.395.73519343570.270.145.281.33111.9314.391.212.2837.5435.25
1985San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn14of24150514641302812172048782324410.253.362.434.79622350610.263.181.342.35514.2613.440.943.4424.4838.46
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn14of25113244285810092511354611229.238.333.389.7229519283.257.151.295.32512.3716.251.313.1827.1132.76
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn14of-1b26139447591222121570557082314511.273.372.430.80219238525.302.157.313.35313.3315.621.172.8629.8031.15
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn14of-1b2712136548861201865113557032310.236.301.416.71715230405.233.180.277.3208.6414.071.634.4420.2834.88
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn14of281112672359122639003254002312.221.302.348.6509320301.254.127.247.29510.6317.941.691.9944.5033.90
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi241b297119823488083121293700003.242.339.404.7438016227.261.162.313.33912.7816.301.283.5224.7533.33
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit351b291219341024001500000.211.250.579.82911320.167.368.421.3595.0025.005.0010.009.5075.00
1990Totals for NL-NL         83217265290103521304200003.240.332.419.7519119247.255.179.323.34112.1517.001.404.0521.7036.54
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit281b301116140000001200002.250.294.250.5444017.286.000.063.2555.8811.762.000.000.000.00
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca131b304412117256041701272500034.207.351.355.7064310148.228.148.364.32318.2416.890.932.7030.2540.00
1991Totals for MLB-MLB         1082753061110103601436400347.222.324.371.69510221321.250.149.302.31413.4019.941.493.1227.5034.43
1991Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin251b-of305313812325061900153700311.232.301.399.7005511156.265.167.275.3119.6223.722.473.8523.0034.38
1991Totals for MLB-MLB         1082753061110103601436400347.222.324.371.69510221321.250.149.302.31413.4019.941.493.1227.5034.43
1993Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-of-1b324214921385041840222511000.255.355.369.724559173.283.114.289.33312.7214.451.142.3137.2523.68
1995Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcle-of34113681010290071000001.278.395.472.86717343.333.194.389.38716.2823.261.434.6518.0030.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter1003290635071313471084241016404528117282572.245.337.408.74511852493356.263.163.299.00012.0415.731.313.2226.9134.92
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter591204535358211569838526223023591392381.285.376.490.86610032192392.300.205.356.00012.6315.011.194.1020.8737.63
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter176643105163311371211289012033611.253.345.477.82230769745.256.224.370.00012.0816.111.334.9717.3842.33
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2478591652725754817767141151741070.317.413.562.9754831101021.334.245.409.00013.8114.791.074.7017.9040.44
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12840065118230126487546821400.295.378.443.82117735461.327.148.285.00011.7114.751.262.6033.3329.66
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4014318294012300172011300.203.287.252.539365165.224.049.168.00010.3012.121.180.61143.0017.24
San Diego Padres Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter7832325286577111782337814327403117242159.248.341.408.7499482002694.266.160.298.00012.1414.961.233.0428.3534.66
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7119823488083121293700003.242.339.404.7438016227.261.162.313.00012.7816.301.283.5224.7533.33
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5313812325061900153700311.232.301.399.7005511156.265.167.275.0009.6223.722.473.8523.0034.38
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4412117256041701272500034.207.351.355.7064310148.228.148.364.00018.2416.890.932.7030.2540.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2989823306160041900103.258.287.494.78144994.262.236.281.0004.2620.214.756.3814.8339.13
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2335481024002700002.229.270.429.69915337.231.200.257.0005.4118.923.505.4117.5037.50
Average MLB - Per 162 games162469571152211768236585215412.245.337.408.74519140542.263.163.299.00012.0415.731.313.2226.9134.92
Average Minor - Per 162 games162561971603222710676839842620.285.376.490.86627560656.300.205.356.00012.6315.011.194.1020.8737.63

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1979Gulf Coast Cubs GCLRkchn18OF23--2842-3432.9411.39------4057.545.1
1979Gulf Coast Cubs GCLRkchn181B16--1115412120116.9677.25------4040.031.4
1980Quad Cities Cubs MidwAchn19OF48--4611-4847.9790.98------12837.534.5
1980Quad Cities Cubs MidwAchn191B47--36135633402396.9858.43------12836.733.8
1980Quad Cities Cubs MidwAchn193B29--2258868880.9092.76------12822.720.9
1980Quad Cities Cubs MidwAchn19SS2--1---111.0000.50------1281.61.4
1980Quad Cities Cubs MidwAchn192B2--35--881.0004.00------1281.61.4
1981Midland Cubs TexAAchn203B30--217119511192.8293.07------11625.944.8
1981Midland Cubs TexAAchn20OF20--2024-2622.8461.10------11617.229.9
1981Midland Cubs TexAAchn202B3--55--10101.0003.33------1162.64.5
1981Midland Cubs TexAAchn201B1--1521-1817.94417.00------1160.91.5
1982Midland Cubs TexAAchn211B127--1087771610211801164.9869.17------13196.995.5
1982Midland Cubs TexAAchn21OF5--111111312.9232.40------1313.83.8
1983Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn221B120--11918399912831274.99310.62------12397.688.2
1983Chicago CubsNLMLBchn221B26--23115218248246.9929.46------2989.716.0
1983Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22OF1--1---111.0001.00------293.40.6
1983Chicago CubsNLMLBchn223B1--12--331.0003.00------293.40.6
1984San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn23OF142--3121584335327.9762.30------14995.387.7
1984San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn231B2--5---551.0002.50------1491.31.2
1985San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24OF150--2981373318311.9782.07------150100.092.6
1985San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn241B3--41-2551.0001.67------1502.01.9
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25OF60--8352-9088.9781.47------11353.137.0
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn251B26--599-468681.0002.62------11323.016.0
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn253B1---------------1130.90.6
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26OF78--11664-126122.9681.56------13956.148.1
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn261B65--47536541516511.9907.86------13946.840.1
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn27OF64--143612150149.9932.33------12152.939.8
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn271B41--28726329316313.9917.63------12133.925.5
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn28OF65--103521110108.9821.66------11158.640.1
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn281B32--12213-101351351.0004.22------11128.819.8
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi291B43--31824231344342.9947.95------7160.626.5
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29OF20--321--33331.0001.65------7128.212.3
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit291B5--224-426261.0005.20------1241.73.1
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29OF2--2---221.0001.00------1216.71.2
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca301B43--30735330345342.9917.95------4497.726.5
1991Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin301B25--18811313202199.9857.96------5347.215.4
1991Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30OF16--351--36361.0002.25------5330.29.9
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit301B8--511325552.9456.50------1172.74.9
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30DH1---------------442.30.6
1993Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea321B13--9612-91081081.0008.31------4231.09.3
1993Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea32OF13--182--20201.0001.54------4231.09.3
1995Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle34OF2--2---221.0001.00------1118.21.4
1995Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle341B1---11-21.5001.00------119.10.7
MLB Totals for OF - 9 season(s)-   OF598--112552241012011177.9801.97------5980.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 9 season(s)-   1B319--20691752118422652244.9917.03------3190.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B2--12--331.0001.50------20.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B134--1287961010813931383.99310.32------1340.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF15--202--22221.0001.47------150.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B128--1102791710211981181.9869.23------1280.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B30--217119511192.8293.07------300.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF25--313513934.8721.36------250.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B3--55--10101.0003.33------30.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF48--4611-4847.9790.98------480.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B47--36135633402396.9858.43------470.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B29--2258868880.9092.76------290.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B2--35--881.0004.00------20.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS2--1---111.0000.50------20.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF23--2842-3432.9411.39------230.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B16--1115412120116.9677.25------160.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1979Gulf Coast Cubs GCLRkchn18--16------23-
1980Quad Cities Cubs MidwAchn19--472229---48-
1981Midland Cubs TexAAchn20--13-30---20-
1982Midland Cubs TexAAchn21--127------5-
1983Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn22--120--------
1983Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22--26--1---1-
1984San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn23--2------142-
1985San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24--3------150-
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25--26--1---60-
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26--65------78-
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn27--41------64-
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn28--32------65-
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29--43------20-
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29--5------2-
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30--43-------1
1991Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30--25------16-
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30--8--------
1993Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea32--13------13-
1995Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle34--1------2-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984San Diego PadresChamp. SeriesMLB23517130000002400000.176.263.176.4393019.231.000.11810.5321.052.000.000.000.00
1984San Diego PadresWorld SeriesMLB23517030000001900000.176.222.176.3983018.375.000.0595.5650.009.000.000.000.00
1990Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB2928022002000100000.250.250.500.750428.286.250.2500.0012.500.000.000.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs725152002002500000.200.259.280.5397227.250.080.1607.4118.522.500.000.0040.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs517030000001900000.176.222.176.3983018.375.000.0595.5650.009.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1998Arizona Cubs ArizRkMinorchn37Hitting Coach552926.52712.54Nate Oliver
1999Arizona Cubs ArizRkMinorchn38Manager551837.32720.58 
2000Arizona Cubs ArizRkMinorchn39Manager563224.5717.50 
2001Arizona Cubs ArizRkMinorchn40Manager562630.4649.05 
2002Arizona Cubs ArizRkMinorchn41Manager562828.5007.03 League Champions
2003Arizona Cubs ArizRkMinorchn42Manager562729.48211.04 
2006Arizona Cubs ArizRkMinorchn45Manager552134.38215.08 -
2007Arizona Cubs -ArizRkMinorchn46Hitting Coach562729.48210.06Ricardo Medina
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn47Latin America Field Coordinator1619764.602--1Lou PiniellaLost in NLDS (Los Angeles)
2009Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn48Latin America Field Coordinator1618378.5167.54Lou Piniella
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn49Latin America Field Coordinator1627587.46316.05Mike Quade,Lou Piniella
2011Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn50Latin America Field Coordinator1627191.43825.05Mike Quade
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn51Latin America Field Coordinator16261101.37736.05Dale Sveum
2015Arizona Cubs -ArizRkMinorchn54Manager533122.585--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
2016Arizona Cubs -ArizRkMinorchn55Manager562828.5002.54 Lost in 1st Round
2017Arizona Cubs -ArizRkMinorchn56Manager562531.4469.04 League Champions
2018Arizona Cubs -ArizRkMinorchn57Manager000.000--0 
* 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

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1985National League Player of the Week (May 27-June 2)1
2002Arizona League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1991-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-07-11TradeTraded by Royals to Reds for Todd Benzinger. 
1991-05-03TradeTraded by Pirates to Royals for Victor Cole. 
1990-08-30TradeTraded by Phillies to Pirates for Tony Longmire, Julio Peguero and Wes Chamberlain. 
1989-12-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1989-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1983-12-07TradeTraded by Cubs with Fritzie Connally and Craig Lefferts to Padres for Scott Sanderson. 
1978-12-09ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
* 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
1985San Diego PadresTeam Payroll24140,000-4552224370,78060,000140,000
1986San Diego PadresTeam Payroll25240,000-3801846386,34760,000380,000
1987San Diego PadresTeam Payroll26340,000-2591264344,90660,000720,000
1988San Diego PadresTeam Payroll27440,000-247965++392,10762,5001,160,000
1989San Diego PadresTeam Payroll28490,000-2531169++429,80262,5001,650,000
1990Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll29700,000-2261068++515,727100,0002,350,000
1990Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll29700,000-226868++515,727100,0002,350,000
1991Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll30925,000-2201369++742,231100,0003,275,000
1991Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll30925,000-220969++742,231100,0003,275,000
1991Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll30925,000-2201069++742,231100,0003,275,000
* 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