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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Robert Joseph Molinaro
Stat Years
1968-1985  [mlb] 1975-1983
Height/Weight
6-0 / 190
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
OF (195) ... DH (84)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
High School
Essex Catholic (East Orange,NJ)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Detroit Tigers in Round #2 (#38 overall) of the 1968 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1975-09-18 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.120)
Service Time
Organizations
CHA [5] DET [3] BAL [2] PHI [2] CHN [1] CIN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 15523 ... retro id: molib101 ... mlbam id: 119235
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1968Gulf Coast Tigers (East)GCLRk----18of---155176325754013000000000.324.324.398.722176709.000.074.0000.000.000.000.00.0015.8
    1969Rocky MountCaroA+----19of---21114156610794428000000000.258.258.328.58641513617.000.070.0000.000.000.00103.80.9615.9
    1970MontgomerySouAA----20of---3963353082154135000000000.245.245.322.56733510820.000.077.0000.000.000.00335.00.3024.4
    1971MontgomerySouAA----21of---4451662650112425000000000.301.301.464.7651667717.000.163.0000.000.000.0041.52.4134.0
    1972ToledoILAAA----22of---51063494192151439000000000.264.264.347.61134912120.000.083.0000.000.000.0087.21.1521.7
    1973MontgomerySouAA----23of---669248337852545000000000.315.315.411.72624810212.000.096.0000.000.000.0049.62.0215.4
    1973ToledoILAAA----23of---6491831944140430000000000.240.240.383.6231837018.000.143.0000.000.000.0045.82.1940.9
    1974EvansvilleAmerAAA----24of---7118393561061421151000000000.270.270.399.66939315727.000.129.0000.000.000.0035.72.8025.5
    1975EvansvilleAmerAAA----25of---8126471691352041375000000000.287.287.429.71647120237.000.142.0000.000.000.0036.22.7627.4
    1975Detroit TigersALMLBdet3425ofL-S-E-P8619250101001001000.263.300.368.6682171.158.105.2634.760.000.000.00.0020.0
    1976EvansvilleAmerAAA----26of---913549172142279667000000000.289.289.418.70749120542.000.129.0000.000.000.0081.81.2229.6
    1977Detroit TigersALMLBdet3427ofL-S-E-P1044011000000200000.250.250.500.750421.250.250.5000.0050.000.000.00.00100.0
    1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha527ofL-S-E-P1012010000100100000.500.500.5001.000210.500.0001.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1978Chicago White SoxALMLBcha528of-dhL-S-E-P11105286397555627226191232125.262.314.378.69231110816.238.116.2576.113.860.6347.71.9321.3
    1979Iowa OaksAmerAAAcha-29of---121334759015623513935012812630900.328.423.480.90356822841.402.152.32114.264.580.3236.52.2926.3
    1979Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal929ofL-S-E-P1286000000101300001.000.143.000.143700.333.000.00014.2942.863.000.00.000.0
    1980Chicago White SoxALMLBcha9,530of-dhL-S-E-P1311934448100164536187262972574.291.348.404.75238413925.221.113.3026.777.551.1268.81.3025.0
    1981Chicago White SoxALMLBcha531dh-ofL-S-E-P1447427111119108110211.262.377.405.78253173.357.143.23815.091.890.1342.01.8927.3
    1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2932ofL-S-E-P15656661310112116500010.197.264.258.52272172.152.061.2008.336.940.8366.01.3915.4
    1982Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi1832ofL-S-E-P151914040002103100010.286.412.286.6981740.286.000.30817.655.880.330.00.000.0
    1983Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-33of---165215124403432312231121020.265.369.397.7661776010.278.132.27012.996.210.4850.31.6925.0
    1983Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2633ofL-S-E-P161918121013000200100.111.105.333.4381962.222.222.0630.0010.530.0018.05.26100.0
    1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet3733dhL-S-E-P1682300000111100000.000.333.000.333300.500.000.00033.3333.331.000.00.000.0
    1985Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-35of---1711132841821811235131382210120.250.329.421.75036813831.323.171.23710.335.980.5827.33.2637.8
    MLB Totals (11 yrs)401803106212251114904615655711591211.264.324.375.69989330150.230.111.2677.286.380.8857.41.5723.6
    American League Totals (8 yrs)29870599193231112734414564911581011.274.333.389.72278527446.237.115.2787.136.240.8858.81.5323.8
    National League Totals (3 yrs)1039871920217219800120.194.259.276.535108274.184.082.1918.337.410.8949.01.8521.0
    Minor League Totals1206418159911711794280559641514259611040.280.304.400.70443401674301.166.120.2693.271.360.4252.31.8425.7
    Minor: Rk Totals55176325754013000000000.324.324.398.722176709.074.074.3240.000.000.000.00.0015.8
    Minor: A+ Totals1114156610794428000000000.258.258.328.58641513617.070.070.2510.000.000.00103.80.9615.9
    Minor: AA Totals2107498921031810105000000000.280.280.383.66374928749.103.103.2710.000.000.0074.91.3423.3
    Minor: AAA Totals83028414127971342666413641514259611040.281.315.416.73130001181226.202.135.2684.731.970.4243.02.2028.4
    Chicago White Sox Totals (4 yrs)27267494187221012724213534311481010.277.336.393.72975026544.237.116.2797.075.730.8156.21.6023.5
    Chicago Cubs Totals (1 yrs)656661310112116500010.197.264.258.52272172.152.061.2008.336.940.8366.01.3915.4
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (2 yrs)3832161015103300110.188.250.313.56336102.250.125.1728.338.331.0032.02.7833.3
    Detroit Tigers Totals (3 yrs)1825561101112301000.240.296.360.6562892.200.120.2737.1410.711.500.00.0033.3
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (1 yrs)86000000101300001.000.143.000.143700.333.000.00014.2942.863.000.00.000.0
    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 Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1985Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-351---000.0010001101.01000100002.009.000.009.000.000.000.00.000
    1985Minor Totals: BALbyYearAAA----351---000.0010001101.01000100002.009.000.009.000.000.000.00.000
    Minor League Totals000.0010001101.01000100002.009.000.009.000.000.000.00.000
    Minor: AAA Totals000.0010001101.01000100002.009.000.009.000.000.000.00.000
    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. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1975Detroit TigersALMLB25OF6044.08100991.0001.500.203.8100.08
    1977Chicago White SoxALMLB27OF105.01000111.0001.000.200.6100.013
    1978Chicago White SoxALMLB28OF620415.28820090901.0001.500.2238.559.05
    1978Chicago White SoxALMLB28DH3200.0000000.0000.000.0019.930.53
    1979Iowa OaksAmerAAA29OF4200.06510207775.9741.800.0030.931.65
    1979Baltimore OriolesALMLB29OF5018.07000771.0001.400.393.162.59
    1980Chicago White SoxALMLB30OF490370.0853409288.9571.800.2430.641.25
    1980Chicago White SoxALMLB30DH4700.0000000.0000.000.0029.439.52
    1981Chicago White SoxALMLB31OF2011.03000331.0001.500.271.94.38
    1981Chicago White SoxALMLB31DH400.0000000.0000.000.003.88.53
    1982Chicago CubsNLMLB32OF4031.02000221.0000.500.062.56.211
    1983Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA33OF700.06100771.0001.000.005.113.58
    1983Detroit TigersALMLB33DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.612.512
    1985Rochester Red WingsILAAA35OF1700.0211202422.9171.300.0012.215.38
    MLB Totals - (OF)12900194640204200.9801.600.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)8400000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)6600921240108104.9631.600.000.00.00
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    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
    1975MLB---------6-
    1977MLB---------1-
    1978MLB---------6232
    1979MLB---------5-
    1979Minor---------42-
    1980MLB---------4947
    1981MLB---------24
    1982MLB---------4-
    1983MLB----------1
    1983Minor---------7-
    1985Minor---------17-
    Totals---------19584