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Roger MetzgerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1969-1980 MLB Years: 1970-1980
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1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsSS-1173, 2B-15, 3B-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRoger Henry Metzger
Height6-0Weight165BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 10,1947 [70.193]PlaceFredericksburg,Texas
High SchoolHoly Cross (San Antonio,TX)
CollegeSt. Edward's University (Austin,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 1st round (16th overall) of the 1969 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutJune 16,1970 [22.250]
OrganizationsHOU [8] SFN [3] CHN [2] Awards1
TBC Player ID15328Retrosheet IDmetzr101MLBAM ID119001
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed68Power23Contact80XBH29RBIs23Runs54Hitting40Durability58Team.491Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1969TacomaPCLAAA-2180250345832015000000000.232.232.260.492655250.232.028.028.2230.000.000.000.000.008.62
1970TacomaPCLAAA-2213449259133207132000000000.270.270.346.61617028492.269.076.075.2740.000.000.000.20492.0021.05
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn16ss2212000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1971Houston AstrosNLMLBhou15ss23150562641321411026156445045245.235.294.299.59316825617.257.064.158.2727.138.101.140.000.0018.94
1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou14ss2415364184142123238239607119417.222.288.259.54716617715.245.037.153.2588.399.931.180.28320.5011.97
1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou14ss2515458067145111413510439703123010.250.299.322.62118726637.281.072.150.2866.1210.991.790.16580.0017.93
1974Houston AstrosNLMLBhou14ss261435726614518100309737730213113.253.297.320.61718328633.289.067.135.2855.8511.531.970.000.0019.31
1975Houston AstrosNLMLBhou14ss2712745054102792264541390154106.227.289.296.58513318510.242.069.158.2658.047.650.950.39225.0017.65
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou14ss28152481371011380291152630821011.210.286.270.55613021543.240.060.168.2579.5811.601.210.000.0020.79
1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou14ss299726924509601620322405137.186.272.264.5367115307.203.078.204.24510.427.820.750.000.0030.00
1978Houston AstrosNLMLBhou14ss3045123112741060012902138.220.287.268.555335138.235.048.146.2518.706.520.750.000.0018.52
1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn16ss307523517616101781121707104.260.294.294.588697255.279.034.115.2714.716.671.420.000.0011.48
1978Totals for NL-NL         1203582888102023812426092312.246.292.285.57710212393.263.039.126.2646.116.621.080.000.0013.64
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn16ss3194259246578031113233105126.251.311.340.6518815288.284.089.208.2937.9910.761.350.000.0023.08
1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn16ss322827520000003201002.074.167.074.2412031.080.000.111.1319.686.450.670.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter121942014539721017152548336355449890223479.231.291.293.58412301774676.257.062.157.0007.599.601.260.11840.2018.21
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter21474293191239147000000000.257.257.317.57423533742.256.060.059.0000.000.000.000.13742.0017.28
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter21474293191239147000000000.257.257.317.57423533742.256.060.059.0000.000.000.000.13742.0017.28
Houston Astros Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter10213678407844886252066432317399877203267.229.291.291.58210711554100.255.062.157.0007.739.731.260.12735.6018.36
San Francisco Giants Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1975214612813904819438500132212.246.296.305.60115922574.271.059.161.0006.628.711.320.000.0017.19
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625586012913913411547601123510.231.291.293.58416324621.257.062.157.0007.599.601.260.11840.2018.21
Average Minor - Per 162 games16256270145177136000000000.257.257.317.57417825562.256.060.059.0000.000.000.000.13742.0017.28

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22SS1--141165.8335.00------1100.00.6
1971Houston AstrosNLMLBhou23SS148--2754591791751734.9774.96------15098.791.4
1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24SS153-137323850422101764742.9714.850.54-----153100.0100.0
1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25SS149-13062314291283672660.9824.430.51-----15496.892.0
1974Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26SS143--2384511785706689.9764.82------143100.088.3
1975Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27SS126--1864411583642627.9774.98------12799.278.3
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28SS150--2534621093725715.9864.77------15298.792.6
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou282B2--56--11111.0005.50------1521.31.2
1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29SS96--1302601145401390.9734.06------9799.059.3
1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou292B1---------------971.00.6
1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30SS74--112184830304296.9744.00------7598.745.7
1978Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30SS42--59103621168162.9643.86------4593.325.9
1978Houston AstrosNLMLBhou302B1---2--221.0002.00------452.20.6
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31SS78--1082191534342327.9564.19------9483.048.1
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn312B10--1418-432321.0003.20------9410.66.2
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn313B1---------------941.10.6
1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32SS13--1419143433.9712.54------2846.48.1
1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn322B1---------------283.60.6
MLB Totals for SS - 11 season(s)-   SS1173-26791845353513567155155380.9764.592.01-----11730.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 5 season(s)-   2B15--1926-445451.0003.00------150.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22----1------
1971Houston AstrosNLMLBhou23----148------
1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24----153------
1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25----149------
1974Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26----143------
1975Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27----126------
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28---2150------
1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29---196------
1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30----74------
1978Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30---142------
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31---10781-----
1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32---113------

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1973National League Gold Glove (Shortstop)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1980-08-16Released by Giants. 
1978-06-15Purchased by Giants from Astros. 
1970-10-12TradeTraded by Cubs to Astros for Hector Torres. 
* 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.