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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
David Donald Meads
Stat Years
1984-1999  [mlb] 1987-1988
Height/Weight
6-0 / 175
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (205)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
None listed
Colleges
Middlesex Community College (Bedford, Massachusetts)
Draft
Selected by the Houston Astros in Round #6 (#148 overall) of the 1984 Amateur Entry Draft (Jan-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Clary Anderson
MLB Debut
1987-04-13 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.097)
Service Time
Organizations
HOU [5] TEX [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 15238 ... retro id: meadd001 ... mlbam id: 118893
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1984Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou-201---221.23741133229.12211412281010.826.750.310.618.593.3814.00.500
    1984Auburn AstrosNYPLA-hou-201---515.141030017028.0311716412293001.549.961.293.869.325.462.42.833
    1984Minor Totals: HOUbyYearRk/A-----202---733.1517711410257.3532820514574011.178.350.792.218.984.414.07.700
    1985Gastonia JetsSALA----212---3104.3733195211141146.11609171135011810001.449.840.803.087.265.602.36.231
    1985Minor Totals: byYearA----211---3104.3733195211141146.31609171135011810001.449.860.803.087.275.612.36.231
    1986Asheville TouristsSALAhou-223---431.99193001016354.1512512414502011.208.450.662.328.284.143.57.571
    1986Osceola AstrosFSLA+hou-223---247.6311000811115.124141307101012.0214.090.004.115.878.221.43.333
    1986Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-223---114.4316000516222.1221111313260011.578.871.215.2410.484.432.00.500
    1986Minor Totals: HOUbyYearA+/AA/A----223---783.52463002343692.0975036734863031.429.490.683.338.414.892.53.467
    1987Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-234---102.791000041019.27430660001.346.520.005.595.593.721.001.000
    1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou53234Log - Sp - Ext - Perf535.55450002145048.2603130816321011.5611.101.482.965.925.732.00.625
    1987Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAAA----231---102.931000041019.77430660001.416.850.005.875.873.911.001.000
    1987MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf535.60450002145048.7603130816321011.5811.201.492.995.985.792.00.625
    1988Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-245---341.96320001132346.0451210010461011.208.800.001.969.002.354.60.429
    1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou53245Log - Sp - Ext - Perf313.1822200820039.2372014414271001.298.390.913.186.134.541.93.750
    1988Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAAA----241---341.96320001132346.0451210010461011.208.800.001.969.002.354.60.429
    1988MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf313.2122200820039.7372014414271001.308.490.923.216.204.591.93.750
    1989Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-256---000.0011000003.01000120000.673.000.003.006.000.002.00.000
    1989Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAAA----251---000.0011000003.01000120000.673.000.003.006.000.002.00.000
    1999Gulf Coast Rangers GCLRktex-357---135.001170014036.0402320511343421.4210.001.252.758.505.753.09.250
    1999Minor Totals: TEXbyYearRk----351---135.001170014036.0402320511343421.4210.001.252.758.505.753.09.250
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)844.49672002965088.39751441230592011.449.911.233.066.035.211.97.667
    National League Totals (2 yrs)844.49672002965088.39751441230592011.449.911.233.066.035.211.97.667
    Minor League Totals22283.6915037635411313390.34032081603012634921471.369.300.692.918.054.802.77.440
    Minor: Rk Totals353.3218111147265.3623424613624431.158.570.831.808.574.704.77.375
    Minor: A- Totals515.141030017028.0311716412293001.549.961.293.869.325.462.42.833
    Minor: A Totals7133.7352225221304200.721111683176416812011.379.490.762.887.555.212.63.350
    Minor: A+ Totals247.7511000811115.324141307101012.0514.300.004.175.968.341.43.333
    Minor: AA Totals114.4816000516222.3221111313260011.588.961.225.2910.594.482.00.500
    Minor: AAA Totals442.01431001542458.7531613017541011.208.200.002.638.352.473.18.500
    Houston Astros Totals (2 yrs)844.49672002965088.39751441230592011.449.911.233.066.035.211.97.667
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1984Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou-20p---170000000002001000.0001.000.0001.000300.000.000.00066.670.000.000.00.000.0
    1984Auburn AstrosNYPLA-hou-20p---1100000000000001000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1986Asheville TouristsSALAhou-22p---2195120001002001000.400.571.400.971820.400.000.40025.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1986Osceola AstrosFSLA+hou-22p---2110000000000001000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1987Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-23p---3101000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou5323pL-S-E-P3453110000001100000.333.500.333.833410.333.000.50025.0025.001.000.00.000.0
    1988Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-24p---4323000000000000000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou5324pL-S-E-P4224110000002200000.250.500.250.750610.500.000.50033.3333.331.000.00.000.0
    1989Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-25p---511000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)677220000003300000.286.500.286.7861020.429.000.50030.0030.001.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (2 yrs)677220000003300000.286.500.286.7861020.429.000.50030.0030.001.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals9010120001004204000.200.429.200.6291820.400.000.25022.2211.110.500.00.000.0
    Minor: Rk Totals70000000002001000.0001.000.0001.000300.000.000.00066.670.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: A- Totals100000000000001000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: A Totals195120001002001000.400.571.400.971820.400.000.40025.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: A+ Totals110000000000001000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals435000000000200000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    Houston Astros Totals (2 yrs)677220000003300000.286.500.286.7861020.429.000.50030.0030.001.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1984Gulf Coast Astros GCLRk20P700.01400551.0000.700.0011.1100.012
    1984Auburn AstrosNYPLA-20P1000.0051065.8330.500.0013.2100.010
    1985Gastonia JetsSALA21P3300.0621112827.9640.800.0024.1100.03
    1986Asheville TouristsSALA22P1900.01100111111.0000.600.0013.6100.08
    1986Osceola AstrosFSLA+22P1100.0131054.8000.400.008.0100.013
    1986Columbus AstrosSouAA22P1600.00200221.0000.100.0011.4100.011
    1987Tucson TorosPCLAAA23P1000.01000111.0000.100.007.0100.011
    1987Houston AstrosNLMLB23P45048.21401551.0000.100.1027.8100.03
    1988Tucson TorosPCLAAA24P3200.00300331.0000.100.0022.4100.06
    1988Houston AstrosNLMLB24P22039.23610109.9000.400.2313.6100.010
    MLB Totals - (P)67087410111514.9330.200.160.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)42001300441.0000.100.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)16000200221.0000.100.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)1100131054.8000.400.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)5200731123938.9740.700.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (P)1000051065.8330.500.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)7001400551.0000.700.000.00.00
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    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1984Minor17----------
    1985Minor33----------
    1986Minor46----------
    1987MLB45----------
    1987Minor10----------
    1988MLB22----------
    1988Minor32----------
    Totals205----------