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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Matthew Bates Merullo
Stat Years
1986-1996  [mlb] 1989-1995
Height/Weight
6-2 / 200
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
C (604) ... 1B (40) ... DH (27) ... OF (2)
Draft Position
C
Born Date/Place
High School
Fairfield College Prep (Fairfield,CT)
Colleges
University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)
Draft
Selected by the Chicago White Sox in Round #7 (#179 overall) of the 1986 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1989-04-12 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.251)
Service Time
Organizations
CHA [8] CAL [1] CLE [1] MIN [1] CHN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 15315 ... retro id: merum001 ... mlbam id: 118985
Relations
Grandson of Lennie Merullo
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1986Peninsula White SoxCaroA+cha-20c---164208216312233510191610330.303.359.423.7822318817.216.120.3138.236.930.8469.31.3027.0
    1987Daytona AdmiralsFSLA+cha-21c---270250266511644711201800610.260.308.400.70827610021.220.140.2617.256.520.9062.51.4532.3
    1987Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-21c---2481671346702171062000000.275.301.353.654173599.120.078.3033.4711.563.3383.51.1619.6
    1988Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-22c---31254495811726066032405931330.261.323.359.68249616132.189.098.2878.0611.901.4874.81.2127.4
    1989Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-23c---43311919356032301161502320.294.370.420.790140509.252.126.30811.4310.710.9439.72.1425.7
    1989Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcha-23c---439021002002101000.222.364.333.6971231.333.111.25016.678.330.500.00.0050.0
    1989Chicago White SoxALMLBcha723cL-S-E-P4318151810180161402102.222.273.272.54590222.111.050.2546.6715.562.3381.01.1111.1
    1990Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-24c---51023785711026185024344933260.291.353.429.78242016235.222.138.3168.1011.671.4447.21.9031.8
    1991Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-25c---6828560023002400000.214.267.429.69630122.286.215.1826.6713.332.0014.06.6733.3
    1991Chicago White SoxALMLBcha525c-1bL-S-E-P680140832105210091801411.229.268.343.611154486.179.114.2235.8411.692.0028.03.2518.8
    1992Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcha-26c---71445281114001200000.178.196.311.50746143.156.133.1672.174.352.0045.02.1737.5
    1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha526cL-S-E-P72450391103001810100.180.208.240.44853122.080.060.2091.8915.098.000.00.0022.2
    1993Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcha-27c---810335250117301126502284731260.332.384.526.91038618543.267.194.3567.2512.181.6829.33.1136.8
    1993Chicago White SoxALMLBcha527dhL-S-E-P8820110000000101001.050.050.050.1002110.000.000.0530.004.760.000.00.000.0
    1994Charlotte KnightsILAAAcle-28c---9112417521252061275202547427415.300.340.463.80345519338.228.163.3105.4910.331.8834.82.6430.4
    1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle228cL-S-E-P9410110000002101000.100.250.100.3501310.200.000.11115.387.690.500.00.000.0
    1995Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin1229cL-S-E-P1076195195514112701142731305.282.335.379.7142167416.164.097.3186.4812.501.93195.00.4629.1
    1996Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+cal-30c---11936882016005700101.222.310.361.67142133.278.139.24111.9016.671.4036.02.3837.5
    1996Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-30c---113089821801101081510101.236.303.360.66399329.225.124.2708.0815.151.8889.01.0142.9
    MLB Totals (6 yrs)2234963711617275902326946919.234.281.319.60054715826.145.085.2545.8512.612.1670.91.2822.4
    American League Totals (6 yrs)2234963711617275902326946919.234.281.319.60054715826.145.085.2545.8512.612.1670.91.2822.4
    Minor League Totals7212547319723150175539711102063001510282517.284.338.421.75928061072222.218.137.3017.3410.691.4646.31.9630.7
    Minor: A+ Totals14349455136258888214441101041.275.330.407.73754920141.223.132.2818.017.470.9361.81.4630.1
    Minor: AA Totals3161141152314651211536798147668110.275.334.389.723125944487.199.114.2997.7811.681.5054.31.6727.7
    Minor: AAA Totals26291211227360826156326411284101016.299.347.468.81599842794.240.169.3156.4111.221.7535.12.6134.4
    Chicago White Sox Totals (4 yrs)14329117603163201164114614.206.245.285.5303188310.131.079.2165.0312.892.5648.51.8916.7
    Minnesota Twins Totals (1 yrs)76195195514112701142731305.282.335.379.7142167416.164.097.3186.4812.501.93195.00.4629.1
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)410110000002101000.100.250.100.3501310.200.000.11115.387.690.500.00.000.0
    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
    1986Peninsula White SoxCaroA+20C5200.02252663257251.9774.800.0038.881.31
    1987Daytona AdmiralsFSLA+21C3900.01972741228224.9825.700.0028.155.72
    1987Daytona AdmiralsFSLA+211B300.0270142827.9649.000.002.24.35
    1987Daytona AdmiralsFSLA+21OF200.0311054.8002.000.001.42.910
    1988Birmingham BaronsSouAA22C11100.063760146711697.9806.300.0077.188.81
    1988Birmingham BaronsSouAA221B100.03000331.0003.000.000.70.85
    1989Birmingham BaronsSouAA23C2400.01491012160159.9946.600.0016.872.73
    1989Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAA23C300.0191112120.9526.700.002.1100.03
    1989Chicago White SoxALMLB23C2700.01001030113110.9734.100.0016.887.13
    1989Chicago White SoxALMLB23DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.63.211
    1990Birmingham BaronsSouAA24C8500.045544184517499.9655.900.0059.083.31
    1990Birmingham BaronsSouAA241B1500.01067612119113.9507.500.0010.414.73
    1991Birmingham BaronsSouAA25C500.0253102928.9665.600.003.562.54
    1991Chicago White SoxALMLB25C2700.0798118887.9893.200.0016.733.83
    1991Chicago White SoxALMLB251B1600.08061108786.9895.400.009.920.05
    1991Chicago White SoxALMLB25DH600.0000000.0000.000.003.77.56
    1992Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAA26C900.0452204947.9595.200.006.364.35
    1992Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAA261B200.0920111111.0005.500.001.414.33
    1992Chicago White SoxALMLB26C1600.0643206967.9714.200.009.966.73
    1992Chicago White SoxALMLB26DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.64.210
    1993Nashville SoundsAmerAAA27C8300.04274073474467.9855.600.0058.080.61
    1993Nashville SoundsAmerAAA271B100.0801098.8898.000.000.71.04
    1993Chicago White SoxALMLB27DH600.0000000.0000.000.003.775.05
    1994Charlotte KnightsILAAA28C6400.040538105453443.9786.900.0045.157.12
    1994Cleveland IndiansALMLB28C400.0220102322.9575.500.003.5100.03
    1995Minnesota TwinsALMLB29C4600.02101132224221.9874.800.0031.960.52
    1995Minnesota TwinsALMLB291B200.05200771.0003.500.001.42.611
    1995Minnesota TwinsALMLB29DH1300.0000000.0000.000.009.017.14
    1996Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+30C800.0638207371.9738.900.005.788.94
    1996Iowa CubsAmerAAA30C100.03000331.0003.000.000.73.37
    MLB Totals - (C)1200047532103517507.9814.200.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (1B)18008581109493.9895.200.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)2700000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (C)16000899812091000980.9806.100.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)300172112019.9506.300.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (C)225001266117341214171383.9766.100.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (1B)16001097612122116.9517.300.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (C)990048561124558546.9785.500.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (1B)300270142827.9649.000.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)200311054.8002.000.000.00.00
    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
    1986Minor-52---------
    1987Minor-393------2-
    1988Minor-1111--------
    1989MLB-27--------1
    1989Minor-27---------
    1990Minor-8515--------
    1991MLB-2716-------6
    1991Minor-5---------
    1992MLB-16--------1
    1992Minor-92--------
    1993MLB----------6
    1993Minor-831--------
    1994MLB-4---------
    1994Minor-64---------
    1995MLB-462-------13
    1996Minor-9---------
    Totals-60440------227