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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Roger Henry Metzger
Stat Years
1969-1980  [mlb] 1970-1980
Height/Weight
6-0 / 165
Bats/Throws
Both / Right
Positions
SS (1173) ... 2B (15) ... 3B (1)
Draft Position
SS
Born Date/Place
High School
Holy Cross (San Antonio,TX)
Colleges
St. Edward's University (Austin, Texas)
Draft
Selected by the Chicago Cubs in Round #1 (#16 overall) of the 1969 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1970-06-16 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.250)
Service Time
Organizations
HOU [8] SFN [3] CHN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 15328 ... retro id: metzr101 ... mlbam id: 119001
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1969TacomaPCLAAA----21ss---180250345832015000000000.232.232.260.492250655.000.028.0000.000.000.000.00.008.6
    1970TacomaPCLAAA----22ss---213449259133207132000000000.270.270.346.61649217028.000.076.0000.000.000.00492.00.2021.0
    1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1622ssL-S-E-P212000000000000000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1971Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1523ssL-S-E-P3150562641321411026156445045245.235.294.299.59361716825.158.064.2577.138.101.140.00.0018.9
    1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1424ssL-S-E-P415364184142123238239607119417.222.288.259.54771516617.153.037.2458.399.931.18320.50.2812.0
    1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1425ssL-S-E-P515458067145111413510439703123010.250.299.322.62163718726.150.072.2816.1210.991.79580.00.1617.9
    1974Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1426ssL-S-E-P61435726614518100309737730213113.253.297.320.61763318328.135.067.2895.8511.531.970.00.0019.3
    1975Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1427ssL-S-E-P712745054102792264541390154106.227.289.296.58551013318.158.069.2428.047.650.95225.00.3917.6
    1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1428ssL-S-E-P8152481371011380291152630821011.210.286.270.55654313021.168.060.2409.5811.601.210.00.0020.8
    1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1429ssL-S-E-P99726924509601620322405137.186.272.264.5363077115.204.078.20310.427.820.750.00.0030.0
    1978Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1430ssL-S-E-P1045123112741060012902138.220.287.268.555138335.146.048.2358.706.520.750.00.0018.5
    1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1630ssL-S-E-P107523517616101781121707104.260.294.294.588255697.115.034.2794.716.671.420.00.0011.5
    1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1631ssL-S-E-P1194259246578031113233105126.251.311.340.6512888815.208.089.2847.9910.761.350.00.0023.1
    1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1632ssL-S-E-P122827520000003201002.074.167.074.2413120.111.000.0809.686.450.670.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)121942014539721017152548336355449890223479.231.291.293.58446761230177.157.062.2577.599.601.26840.20.1118.2
    National League Totals (12 yrs)121942014539721017152548336355449890223479.231.291.293.58446761230177.157.062.2577.599.601.26840.20.1118.2
    Minor League Totals21474293191239147000000000.257.257.317.57474223533.059.060.2560.000.000.00742.00.1317.3
    Minor: AAA Totals21474293191239147000000000.257.257.317.57474223533.059.060.2560.000.000.00742.00.1317.3
    Houston Astros Totals (8 yrs)10213678407844886252066432317399877203267.229.291.291.58241001071155.157.062.2557.739.731.26735.60.1218.4
    San Francisco Giants Totals (3 yrs)1975214612813904819438500132212.246.296.305.60157415922.161.059.2716.628.711.320.00.0017.2
    Chicago Cubs Totals (1 yrs)12000000000000000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    1970Chicago CubsNLMLB22SS100.0141165.8335.000.000.6100.03
    1971Houston AstrosNLMLB23SS14800.02754591791751734.9775.000.0091.498.71
    1972Houston AstrosNLMLB24SS15301,373.123850422101764742.9714.800.54100.0100.01
    1973Houston AstrosNLMLB25SS14901,306.22314291283672660.9824.400.5192.096.81
    1974Houston AstrosNLMLB26SS14300.02384511785706689.9764.800.0088.3100.01
    1975Houston AstrosNLMLB27SS12600.01864411583642627.9775.000.0078.399.21
    1976Houston AstrosNLMLB282B200.0560011111.0005.500.001.21.36
    1976Houston AstrosNLMLB28SS15000.02534621093725715.9864.800.0092.698.71
    1977Houston AstrosNLMLB292B100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.06
    1977Houston AstrosNLMLB29SS9600.01302601145401390.9734.100.0059.399.01
    1978Houston AstrosNLMLB302B100.00200221.0002.000.000.62.26
    1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLB30SS7400.0112184830304296.9744.000.0045.798.72
    1978Houston AstrosNLMLB30SS4200.059103621168162.9643.900.0025.993.33
    1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLB312B1000.014180432321.0003.200.006.210.64
    1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLB313B100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.16
    1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLB31SS7800.01082191534342327.9564.200.0048.183.02
    1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLB322B100.0000000.0000.000.000.63.65
    1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLB32SS1300.01419143433.9712.500.008.146.43
    MLB Totals - (2B)150019260445451.0003.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)117302,6791845353513567155155380.9764.602.010.00.00
    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
    1970MLB-----1-----
    1971MLB-----148-----
    1972MLB-----153-----
    1973MLB-----149-----
    1974MLB-----143-----
    1975MLB-----126-----
    1976MLB---2-150-----
    1977MLB---1-96-----
    1978MLB---1-116-----
    1979MLB---10178-----
    1980MLB---1-13-----
    Totals---1511173-----