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Orlando MercadoTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1978-1994 MLB Years: 1982-1990
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PositionsC-1207, 1B-17, OF-16, 3B-4, DH-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameOrlando Mercado Rodriguez
Height6-0Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 7,1961 [57.012]PlaceArecibo,Puerto Rico

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1978 by the Seattle Mariners.
MLB DebutSeptember 13,1982 [20.310]
OrganizationsSEA [7] NYN [3] TEX [2] OAK [1] CAL [1] CHN [1] CLE [1] DET [1] LAN [1] MIN [1] MON [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID15292Retrosheet IDmerco001MLBAM ID118957
RelationshipsFather of Orlando Mercado
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed26Power60Contact56XBH66RBIs53Runs31Hitting45Durability34Team.510Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1978Bellingham MarinersNwstA-sea-c16384976200510131505000.122.306.163.4698267.176.041.327.24919.4022.391.150.000.0033.33
1979San Jose MissionsCalifA+sea-c171103355386182105472477803700.257.342.412.75413830392.299.155.310.33811.9919.901.662.5533.5034.88
1980Lynn SailorsEastAAsea-c1811739655101256117131436515300.255.327.432.75917142448.279.177.290.3409.6014.511.512.4636.0041.58
1981Spokane IndiansPCLAAAsea-c1995312326721243142275561300.215.287.333.62010427349.246.118.212.2887.7415.762.041.1578.0040.30
1982Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAsea-c20903214390192166621225904400.280.323.502.82516137351.296.222.293.3616.2716.812.684.5620.0641.11
1982Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2c20917120016000500000.118.118.294.4125117.091.176.176.1780.0029.410.005.8817.0050.00
1983Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAsea-c2126881220212120051310100.227.274.341.61530595.243.114.170.2775.2613.682.602.1144.0025.00
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea33c2166178103511211622142712203.197.256.298.5545314197.224.101.180.2537.1113.711.930.51178.0040.00
1984Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAsea-c22291091839926220062000010.358.391.6421.0337017115.398.284.339.4505.2217.393.335.2218.1743.59
1984Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2c22307851731051041211001.218.265.282.54722484.258.064.128.2524.7614.293.000.000.0023.53
1985Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-c235920620527182910193722200.252.319.413.7328516231.270.161.257.3268.2316.021.953.4625.7530.77
1986Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-c2448172204711132501262100110.273.367.401.7686915199.295.128.273.34613.0710.550.811.5157.3331.91
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex7c244610272411170161311205.235.279.294.573303112.256.059.108.2605.3611.612.170.89102.0012.50
1987Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-c2569205225718022710152910210.278.327.395.7228120223.313.117.195.3176.7313.001.930.90102.5035.09
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet24c251022230001002000000.136.208.136.3443024.136.000.091.1718.330.000.000.000.000.00
1987Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan48c2575131001001100000.600.667.8001.467416.750.200.400.62516.6716.671.000.000.0033.33
1987Totals for MLB-MLB         1727361002003100000.222.300.259.5597130.231.037.148.26210.003.330.330.000.0016.67
1988Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-c265314816336021900192501410.223.304.304.608458172.248.081.209.27911.0514.531.321.1674.0024.24
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3c261624330011003800000.125.222.250.4726127.133.125.250.22511.1129.632.673.7024.0033.33
1989Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-c2757196175820142901163010410.296.346.469.8159225217.325.173.250.3607.3713.821.881.8449.0043.10
1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin4c271938140001104400000.105.190.105.2954042.118.000.132.1549.529.521.000.000.000.00
1990Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-c282472519401100071110120.264.333.361.69426581.295.097.194.3088.6413.581.571.2372.0026.32
1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn35c284290101910370081120034.211.290.322.612294100.211.111.200.2728.0011.001.383.0030.0021.05
1990Montreal ExposNLMLBmon15c2888020000000100000.250.250.250.500208.286.000.000.2270.0012.500.000.000.000.00
1987Totals for NL-NL         5098102110370081220034.214.287.316.603314108.217.102.184.2627.4111.111.502.7832.6719.05
1991Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-c2955159134312042601112803630.270.307.421.7286716179.293.151.214.3146.1515.642.552.2339.7537.21
1992Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-c305417816447081910153700120.247.304.421.7257515194.269.174.264.3247.7319.072.474.1222.2534.09
1993Charlotte KnightsILAAAcle-c311021030000002510010.143.250.143.3933024.188.000.095.1818.3320.832.500.000.000.00
1993Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-c318284102015001600000.357.379.536.91515329.429.179.214.4023.4520.696.003.4528.0030.00
1993Totals for AAA-AAA         184941320150031110010.265.321.367.68818353.324.102.163.3055.6620.753.671.8949.0023.08
1994Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcal-c321240295003000900001.225.225.350.57514540.290.125.125.2470.0022.500.000.000.0055.56
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter25356240112174745434282544313.199.259.281.54015828617.220.082.158.0006.8113.291.951.1380.2925.00
Minor League Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter95430353557841881882453209294543142439131.258.323.413.73612542883406.287.155.255.0008.6315.941.852.4137.0136.73
AAA Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter6892255240591143106132396191385131129131.262.320.416.7369372142499.288.154.239.0007.6415.412.022.4436.9736.21
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11739655101256117131436515300.255.327.432.75917142448.279.177.290.0009.6014.511.512.4636.0041.58
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1103355386182105472477803700.257.342.412.75413830392.299.155.310.00011.9919.901.662.5533.5034.88
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter384976200510131505000.122.306.163.4698267.176.041.327.00019.4022.391.150.000.0033.33
Seattle Mariners Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter105273165414322732184423204.198.251.293.5448019298.227.095.165.0006.0414.772.440.67136.5035.19
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4610272411170161311205.235.279.294.573303112.256.059.108.0005.3611.612.170.89102.0012.50
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4290101910370081120034.211.290.322.612294100.211.111.200.0008.0011.001.383.0030.0021.05
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1938140001104400000.105.190.105.2954042.118.000.132.0009.529.521.000.000.000.00
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1624330011003800000.125.222.250.4726127.133.125.250.00011.1129.632.673.7024.0033.33
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1022230001002000000.136.208.136.3443024.136.000.091.0008.330.000.000.000.000.00
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter88020000000100000.250.250.250.500208.286.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter75131001001100000.600.667.8001.467416.750.200.400.00016.6716.671.000.000.0033.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games162360267211342932275333328.199.259.281.54010118395.220.082.158.0006.8113.291.951.1380.2925.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16251560133323147732509224720.258.323.413.73621349578.287.155.255.0008.6315.941.852.4137.0136.73

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Bellingham Mariners NwstA-sea16C38--1842042208204.9815.37-----1538100.053.5
1979San Jose Missions CalifA+sea17C99--62270174709692.9766.99-----2411090.070.7
1979San Jose Missions CalifA+sea171B1--71-2881.0008.00------1100.90.7
1980Lynn Sailors EastAAsea18C106--57475118660649.9836.12------11790.677.4
1980Lynn Sailors EastAAsea18OF5--10---10101.0002.00------1174.33.6
1980Lynn Sailors EastAAsea181B4--333-236361.0009.00------1173.42.9
1981Spokane Indians PCLAAAsea19C89--44560138518505.9755.67-----109593.763.6
1981Spokane Indians PCLAAAsea19OF1--1---111.0001.00------951.10.7
1982Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea20C73--46942125523511.9777.00-----89081.151.0
1982Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea20OF6--4-1-54.8000.67------906.74.2
1982Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea201B2--24--124241.00012.00------902.21.4
1982Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea203B2---1--111.0000.50------902.21.4
1982Seattle MarinersALMLBsea20C8--311--32321.0004.00-4180.0-988.94.9
1982Seattle MarinersALMLBsea20DH1---------------911.10.6
1983Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea21C24--131921142140.9865.83-----42692.316.9
1983Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea213B2---4-1441.0002.00------267.71.4
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea21C65--3422722371369.9955.68-461180.716698.540.1
1984Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea22C26--1521721171169.9886.50-----32989.718.6
1984Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea22OF2--11--221.0001.00------296.91.4
1984Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea221B2--16--416161.0008.00------296.91.4
1984Seattle MarinersALMLBsea22C29--118101-129128.9924.41-15768.233096.717.9
1985Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex23C57--2682643298294.9875.16------5996.640.1
1986Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex24C42--2342984271263.9706.26-----24887.529.6
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex24C45--2402515266265.9965.89-261268.464697.827.8
1987Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan25C67--3274762380374.9845.58-----86997.147.2
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet25C10--408114948.9804.80-5271.4110100.06.2
1987Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan25C7--13---13131.0001.86-1-100.0-7100.04.3
1988Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak26C36--1822123205203.9905.64-----65367.925.0
1988Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak261B5--441-445451.0009.00------539.43.5
1988Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak26OF2--2---221.0001.00------533.81.4
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26C16--4522-4947.9592.94-6185.7-16100.09.9
1989Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin27C53--2951961320314.9815.92-----55793.036.8
1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27C19--739-282821.0004.32-6366.7119100.011.7
1990Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn28C133--12--112121.0000.09------24554.291.1
1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn28C40--213822223221.9915.53-34587.244295.224.7
1990Montreal ExposNLMLBmon28C8--261--27271.0003.38-6185.7-8100.04.9
1991Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn29C36--1772712205204.9955.67-----35565.525.4
1991Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn291B2--3-1-43.7501.50------553.61.4
1992Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn30C52--3073152343338.9856.50------5496.336.6
1993Charlotte Knights ILAAAcle31C10--513--54541.0005.40------10100.07.1
1993Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn31C8--735--78781.0009.75-----18100.05.6
1993Charlotte Knights ILAAAcle311B1--11---11111.00011.00------1010.00.7
1994Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcal32C11--7241-7776.9876.91-----11291.77.7
MLB Totals for C - 8 season(s)-   C247--11419191212411232.9934.99-1494377.6162470.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 14 season(s)-   C717--3195340623335973535.9834.93-----517170.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B12--9811910099.9908.25------120.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF11--811-109.9000.82------110.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B4---5-1551.0001.25------40.00.0
AA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C106--57475118660649.9836.12------1060.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF5--10---10101.0002.00------50.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B4--333-236361.0009.00------40.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C99--62270174709692.9766.99-----24990.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--71-2881.0008.00------10.00.0
A- Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C38--1842042208204.9815.37-----15380.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Bellingham Mariners NwstA-sea16-38---------
1979San Jose Missions CalifA+sea17-991--------
1980Lynn Sailors EastAAsea18-1064------5-
1981Spokane Indians PCLAAAsea19-89-------1-
1982Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea20-732--2---6-
1982Seattle MarinersALMLBsea20-8--------1
1983Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea21-24---2-----
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea21-65---------
1984Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea22-262------2-
1984Seattle MarinersALMLBsea22-29---------
1985Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex23-57---------
1986Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex24-42---------
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex24-45---------
1987Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan25-67---------
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet25-10---------
1987Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan25-7---------
1988Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak26-365------2-
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26-16---------
1989Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin27-53---------
1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27-19---------
1990Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn28-133---------
1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn28-40---------
1990Montreal ExposNLMLBmon28-8---------
1991Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn29-362--------
1992Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn30-52---------
1993Charlotte Knights ILAAAcle31-101--------
1993Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn31-8---------
1994Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcal32-11---------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1998Butte Copper KingsPioRkMinorana36Hitting Coach762650.34221.04Bill Lachemann
2004Anaheim AngelsALMLBMLBana42Bullpen Coach1629270.568--1Mike SciosciaLost in 1st Round (Red Sox)
2005Los Angeles Angels of AnaheimALMLBMLBana43Bullpen Coach1629567.586--1Mike SciosciaLost ALCS (White Sox)
2006Los Angeles AngelsALMLBMLBana44Bullpen Coach1628973.5494.02Mike Scioscia
2007Los Angeles AngelsALMLBMLBana45Bullpen Coach1629468.580--1Mike SciosciaLost in ALDS (Boston)
2008Los Angeles AngelsALMLBMLBana46Bullpen Coach16210062.617--1Mike SciosciaLost in ALDS (Boston)
2009Los Angeles AngelsALMLBMLBana47Bullpen Coach1629765.599--1Mike SciosciaLost in ALCS (NY Yankees)
2010Los Angeles AngelsALMLBMLBana48Bullpen Coach1628082.49410.02Mike Scioscia
2014Trenton ThunderEastAAMinornya52Assistant Coach1426775.47221.04Tony Franklin
* 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 DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1990-08-30Claimed on waivers by Expos from Mets. 
1989-12-12ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
1989-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-12-30ContractSigned as Free Agent by Twins. 
1988-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-01-14ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1987-11-12Released by Dodgers. 
1987-05-05TradeTraded by Tigers to Dodgers for Balvino Galvez. 
1987-03-24TradeTraded by Rangers to Tigers for Ruben Guzman. 
1985-04-04TradeTraded by Mariners to Rangers for Donnie Scott. 
1978-01-06ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mariners. 
* 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
1986Texas RangersTeam Payroll2460,000-61432-386,34760,00060,000
1987Detroit TigersTeam Payroll2560,000-59534-344,90660,000120,000
1987Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll2560,000-59543-344,90660,000120,000
1988Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll2662,500-60430-392,10762,500182,500
1989Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll2762,500-69135-429,80262,500245,000
1990New York MetsTeam Payroll28100,000-64939-515,727100,000345,000
1990Montreal ExposTeam Payroll28100,000-64937-515,727100,000345,000
* 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