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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Orlando Mercado Rodriguez
Stat Years
1978-1994  [mlb] 1982-1990
Height/Weight
6-0 / 195
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
C (1207) ... 1B (17) ... OF (16) ... 3B (4) ... DH (1)
Draft Position
C
Born Date/Place
High School
None listed
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Seattle Mariners in 1978
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1982-09-13 - Boxscore  (Age: 20.310)
Service Time
Organizations
SEA [7] NYN [3] TEX [2] DET [1] LAN [1] OAK [1] MIN [1] MON [1] CAL [1] CHN [1] CLE [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 15292 ... retro id: merco001 ... mlbam id: 118957
Relations
Father of Orlando Mercado
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1978Bellingham MarinersNwstA-sea-16c---1384976200510131505000.122.306.163.4696782.327.041.17619.4022.391.150.00.0033.3
    1979San Jose MissionsCalifA+sea-17c---21103355386182105472477803700.257.342.412.75439213830.310.155.29911.9919.901.6633.52.5534.9
    1980Lynn SailorsEastAAsea-18c---311739655101256117131436515300.255.327.432.75944817142.290.177.2799.6014.511.5136.02.4641.6
    1981Spokane IndiansPCLAAAsea-19c---495312326721243142275561300.215.287.333.62034910427.212.118.2467.7415.762.0478.01.1540.3
    1982Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAsea-20c---5903214390192166621225904400.280.323.502.82535116137.293.222.2966.2716.812.6820.14.5641.1
    1982Seattle MarinersALMLBsea220cL-S-E-P5917120016000500000.118.118.294.4121751.176.176.0910.0029.410.0017.05.8850.0
    1983Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAsea-21c---626881220212120051310100.227.274.341.61595305.170.114.2435.2613.682.6044.02.1125.0
    1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea3321cL-S-E-P666178103511211622142712203.197.256.298.5541975314.180.101.2247.1113.711.93178.00.5140.0
    1984Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAsea-22c---7291091839926220062000010.358.391.6421.0331157017.339.284.3985.2217.393.3318.25.2243.6
    1984Seattle MarinersALMLBsea222cL-S-E-P7307851731051041211001.218.265.282.54784224.128.064.2584.7614.293.000.00.0023.5
    1985Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-23c---85920620527182910193722200.252.319.413.7322318516.257.161.2708.2316.021.9525.83.4630.8
    1986Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-24c---948172204711132501262100110.273.367.401.7681996915.273.128.29513.0710.550.8157.31.5131.9
    1986Texas RangersALMLBtex724cL-S-E-P94610272411170161311205.235.279.294.573112303.108.059.2565.3611.612.17102.00.8912.5
    1987Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-25c---1069205225718022710152910210.278.327.395.7222238120.195.117.3136.7313.001.93102.50.9035.1
    1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet2425cL-S-E-P101022230001002000000.136.208.136.3442430.091.000.1368.330.000.000.00.000.0
    1987Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan4825cL-S-E-P1075131001001100000.600.667.8001.467641.400.200.75016.6716.671.000.00.0033.3
    1988Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-26c---115314816336021900192501410.223.304.304.608172458.209.081.24811.0514.531.3274.01.1624.2
    1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak326cL-S-E-P111624330011003800000.125.222.250.4722761.250.125.13311.1129.632.6724.03.7033.3
    1989Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-27c---1257196175820142901163010410.296.346.469.8152179225.250.173.3257.3713.821.8849.01.8443.1
    1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin427cL-S-E-P121938140001104400000.105.190.105.2954240.132.000.1189.529.521.000.00.000.0
    1990Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-28c---132472519401100071110120.264.333.361.69481265.194.097.2958.6413.581.5772.01.2326.3
    1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn3528cL-S-E-P134290101910370081120034.211.290.322.612100294.200.111.2118.0011.001.3830.03.0021.0
    1990Montreal ExposNLMLBmon1528cL-S-E-P1388020000000100000.250.250.250.500820.000.000.2860.0012.500.000.00.000.0
    1991Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-29c---1455159134312042601112803630.270.307.421.7281796716.214.151.2936.1515.642.5539.82.2337.2
    1992Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-30c---155417816447081910153700120.247.304.421.7251947515.264.174.2697.7319.072.4722.24.1234.1
    1993Charlotte KnightsILAAAcle-31c---161021030000002510010.143.250.143.3932430.095.000.1888.3320.832.500.00.000.0
    1993Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-31c---168284102015001600000.357.379.536.91529153.214.179.4293.4520.696.0028.03.4530.0
    1994Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcal-32c---171240295003000900001.225.225.350.57540145.125.125.2900.0022.500.000.00.0055.6
    MLB Totals (10 yrs)25356240112174745434282544313.199.259.281.54061715828.158.082.2206.8113.291.9580.31.1325.0
    American League Totals (7 yrs)196459298815443743336934409.192.248.268.51650312323.150.076.2156.5613.722.09114.80.8026.1
    National League Totals (3 yrs)57103112420380091320034.233.307.340.647114355.194.107.2417.8911.401.4434.32.6320.8
    Minor League Totals95430353557841881882453209294543142439131.258.323.413.73634061254288.255.155.2878.6315.941.8537.02.4136.7
    Minor: A- Totals384976200510131505000.122.306.163.4696782.327.041.17619.4022.391.150.00.0033.3
    Minor: A+ Totals1103355386182105472477803700.257.342.412.75439213830.310.155.29911.9919.901.6633.52.5534.9
    Minor: AA Totals11739655101256117131436515300.255.327.432.75944817142.290.177.2799.6014.511.5136.02.4641.6
    Minor: AAA Totals6892255240591143106132396191385131129131.262.320.416.7362499937214.239.154.2887.6415.412.0237.02.4436.2
    Seattle Mariners Totals (3 yrs)105273165414322732184423204.198.251.293.5442988019.165.095.2276.0414.772.44136.50.6735.2
    Texas Rangers Totals (1 yrs)4610272411170161311205.235.279.294.573112303.108.059.2565.3611.612.17102.00.8912.5
    New York Mets Totals (1 yrs)4290101910370081120034.211.290.322.612100294.200.111.2118.0011.001.3830.03.0021.0
    Minnesota Twins Totals (1 yrs)1938140001104400000.105.190.105.2954240.132.000.1189.529.521.000.00.000.0
    Oakland Athletics Totals (1 yrs)1624330011003800000.125.222.250.4722761.250.125.13311.1129.632.6724.03.7033.3
    Detroit Tigers Totals (1 yrs)1022230001002000000.136.208.136.3442430.091.000.1368.330.000.000.00.000.0
    Montreal Expos Totals (1 yrs)88020000000100000.250.250.250.500820.000.000.2860.0012.500.000.00.000.0
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (1 yrs)75131001001100000.600.667.8001.467641.400.200.75016.6716.671.000.00.0033.3
    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
    1978Bellingham MarinersNwstA-16C3800.01842042208204.9815.400.0053.5100.02
    1979San Jose MissionsCalifA+17C9900.062270174709692.9767.000.0070.790.01
    1979San Jose MissionsCalifA+171B100.07102881.0008.000.000.70.93
    1980Lynn SailorsEastAA18C10600.057475118660649.9836.100.0077.490.61
    1980Lynn SailorsEastAA181B400.03330236361.0009.000.002.93.43
    1980Lynn SailorsEastAA18OF500.01000010101.0002.000.003.64.32
    1981Spokane IndiansPCLAAA19C8900.044560138518505.9755.700.0063.693.71
    1981Spokane IndiansPCLAAA19OF100.01000111.0001.000.000.71.110
    1982Salt Lake GullsPCLAAA20C7300.046942125523511.9777.000.0051.081.11
    1982Salt Lake GullsPCLAAA201B200.02400124241.00012.000.001.42.25
    1982Salt Lake GullsPCLAAA203B200.00100111.0000.500.001.42.23
    1982Salt Lake GullsPCLAAA20OF600.0401054.8000.700.004.26.78
    1982Seattle MarinersALMLB20C8049.03110032321.0004.000.654.988.94
    1982Seattle MarinersALMLB20DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.611.111
    1983Salt Lake GullsPCLAAA21C2400.0131921142140.9865.800.0016.992.33
    1983Salt Lake GullsPCLAAA213B200.00401441.0002.000.001.47.77
    1983Seattle MarinersALMLB21C650506.23422722371369.9955.700.7340.198.52
    1984Salt Lake GullsPCLAAA22C2600.01521721171169.9886.500.0018.689.73
    1984Salt Lake GullsPCLAAA221B200.01600416161.0008.000.001.46.94
    1984Salt Lake GullsPCLAAA22OF200.01100221.0001.000.001.46.910
    1984Seattle MarinersALMLB22C290194.01181010129128.9924.400.6617.996.72
    1985Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA23C5700.02682643298294.9875.200.0040.196.61
    1986Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA24C4200.02342984271263.9706.300.0029.687.52
    1986Texas RangersALMLB24C450290.12402515266265.9965.900.9127.897.82
    1987Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA25C6700.03274762380374.9845.600.0047.297.12
    1987Detroit TigersALMLB25C10066.0408114948.9804.800.736.2100.04
    1987Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB25C7019.11300013131.0001.900.684.3100.03
    1988Tacoma TigersPCLAAA26C3600.01822123205203.9905.600.0025.067.92
    1988Tacoma TigersPCLAAA261B500.04410445451.0009.000.003.59.46
    1988Tacoma TigersPCLAAA26OF200.02000221.0001.000.001.43.810
    1988Oakland AthleticsALMLB26C16079.0452204947.9592.900.599.9100.03
    1989Portland BeaversPCLAAA27C5300.02951961320314.9815.900.0036.893.02
    1989Minnesota TwinsALMLB27C190111.07390282821.0004.300.7411.7100.03
    1990Tidewater TidesILAAA28C13300.01200112121.0000.100.0091.1554.21
    1990New York MetsNLMLB28C400242.0213822223221.9915.500.9124.795.22
    1990Montreal ExposNLMLB28C8029.22610027271.0003.400.924.9100.04
    1991Tidewater TidesILAAA29C3600.01772712205204.9955.700.0025.465.52
    1991Tidewater TidesILAAA291B200.0301043.7501.500.001.43.65
    1992Tidewater TidesILAAA30C5200.03073152343338.9856.500.0036.696.31
    1993Charlotte KnightsILAAA31C1000.05130054541.0005.400.007.1100.04
    1993Iowa CubsAmerAAA31C800.07350078781.0009.800.005.6100.03
    1993Charlotte KnightsILAAA311B100.01100011111.00011.000.000.710.07
    1994Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAA32C1100.0724107776.9876.900.007.791.75
    MLB Totals - (C)24701,58611419191215.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (DH)100000000.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (C)717003195340623315.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (1B)12009811918.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (3B)400050111.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (OF)1100811011.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (C)106005747511816.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (1B)4003330219.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (OF)5001000012.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (C)99006227017417.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (1B)100710218.0000.000.00---------
    A- Totals - (C)3800184204215.0000.000.00---------
    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 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
    1978Minor-38---------
    1979Minor-991--------
    1980Minor-1064------5-
    1981Minor-89-------1-
    1982MLB-8--------1
    1982Minor-732-2----6-
    1983MLB-65---------
    1983Minor-24--2------
    1984MLB-29---------
    1984Minor-262------2-
    1985Minor-57---------
    1986MLB-45---------
    1986Minor-42---------
    1987MLB-17---------
    1987Minor-67---------
    1988MLB-16---------
    1988Minor-365------2-
    1989MLB-19---------
    1989Minor-53---------
    1990MLB-48---------
    1990Minor-133---------
    1991Minor-362--------
    1992Minor-52---------
    1993Minor-181--------
    1994Minor-11---------
    Totals-120717-4----161