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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Rodney Lee Nichols
Stat Years
1985-1996  [mlb] 1988-1995
Height/Weight
6-2 / 190
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (365)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1964-12-29 in Burlington, Iowa   [55.304]
High School
Highland (Albuquerque,NM)
Colleges
University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
Draft
Selected by the Cleveland Indians in Round #5 (#115 overall) of the 1985 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Eddie Bane
MLB Debut
1988-07-30 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.213)
Service Time
Organizations
CLE [8] ATL [2] LAN [1] KCA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 15965 ... retro id: nichr002 ... mlbam id: 119766
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1985Batavia TrojansNYPLA-cle-201---553.0013133000084.07440281033936001.277.931.073.549.964.292.82.500
    1985Minor Totals: CLEbyYearA-----201---553.0013133000084.07440281033936001.277.931.073.549.964.292.82.500
    1986Waterloo IndiansMidwAcle-212---854.06202031000115.112856528218330131.299.990.621.646.484.373.95.615
    1986Minor Totals: CLEbyYearA----211---854.07202031000115.312856528218330131.2910.010.631.646.494.383.95.615
    1987Kinston IndiansCaroA+cle-223---424.02981111056.0532725314614011.208.520.482.259.804.344.36.667
    1987Williamsport BillsEastAAcle-223---433.69161610000100.01075341933605091.409.630.812.975.404.771.82.571
    1987Minor Totals: CLEbyYearA+/AA----222---853.81252421110156.01608066124712190101.339.230.692.716.984.622.57.615
    1988Kinston IndiansCaroA+cle-234---314.50440000024.0261312115192001.719.750.385.637.134.881.27.750
    1988Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-234---265.681092011058.2694137817433031.4710.591.232.616.606.292.53.250
    1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle57234Log - Sp - Ext - Perf175.0611103011069.1734139523312321.389.480.652.994.025.321.35.125
    1988Minor Totals: CLEbyYearA+/AAA----232---575.3614132011082.7955449932625031.5510.400.993.506.795.911.94.417
    1988MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf175.0811103011069.3734139523312321.399.510.653.004.045.341.35.125
    1989Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-245---813.5810102100065.1572826230411011.337.850.284.135.653.861.37.889
    1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle54245Log - Sp - Ext - Perf464.4015110024071.2814235924420021.4710.171.133.015.275.271.75.400
    1989Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAAA----241---813.5910102100065.3572826230411011.347.880.284.155.673.871.37.889
    1989MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf464.4215110024071.7814235924420021.4710.241.143.035.315.311.75.400
    1990Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-256---1295.13222242000133.1160847612487430111.5610.800.813.245.005.671.54.571
    1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle54256Log - Sp - Ext - Perf037.88420002016.02414145630021.8813.502.813.381.697.880.50.000
    1990Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAAA----251---1295.14222242000133.3160847612487430111.5610.820.813.255.005.681.54.571
    1990MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf037.88420002016.02414145630021.8813.502.813.381.697.880.50.000
    1991Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle54267Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2113.543116314151137.11456354630763061.279.500.391.974.984.132.53.154
    1991MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2113.543116314151137.31456354630763061.289.520.391.974.994.142.53.154
    1992Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-278---335.67991000054.0653934616354101.5010.831.002.675.836.502.19.500
    1992Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle54278Log - Sp - Ext - Perf434.53309005210105.111458531331563021.389.741.112.654.784.961.81.571
    1992Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAAA----271---335.67991000054.0653934616354101.5010.831.002.675.836.502.19.500
    1992MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf434.54309005210105.311458531331563021.389.761.112.654.804.971.81.571
    1993Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-289---854.30212131000127.213268611650799031.439.311.133.525.574.791.58.615
    1993Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan57289Log - Sp - Ext - Perf015.6840002406.19541230001.7412.791.422.844.267.111.50.000
    1993Minor Totals: LANbyYearAAA----281---854.32212131000127.713268611650799031.439.341.133.545.594.811.58.615
    1993MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf015.9040002406.39541230001.8013.281.482.954.437.381.50.000
    1994Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-2910---5105.643322313111142.0163102892152927091.5110.331.333.305.836.461.77.333
    1994Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----291---5105.643322313111142.0163102892152927091.5110.331.333.305.836.461.77.333
    1995Richmond BravesILAAAatl-3011---122.534130037382557.054161656571021.058.530.790.959.002.539.50.333
    1995Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl403011Log - Sp - Ext - Perf005.4050000506.2141143530002.8518.904.056.754.0514.850.60.000
    1995Minor Totals: ATLbyYearAAA----301---122.534130037382557.054161656571021.058.530.790.959.002.539.50.333
    1995MLB Totals: ATLbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf005.8150000506.7141143530003.0620.324.357.264.3515.970.60.000
    1996Richmond BravesILAAAatl-3112---331.995700051572072.1542016520643121.026.720.622.497.962.493.20.500
    1996Minor Totals: ATLbyYearAAA----311---332.005700051572072.3542016520643121.036.740.622.507.992.503.20.500
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)11314.43100486114521412.74602342034212121483141.4110.040.922.644.675.111.77.262
    American League Totals (5 yrs)11304.4091486112431399.74372181953811420883141.389.850.862.574.694.911.82.268
    National League Totals (2 yrs)015.54900029013.0231684760002.3115.922.774.854.1511.080.86.000
    Minor League Totals66554.2426515723793108461,089.71142587513106355801512541.379.440.882.936.624.852.26.545
    Minor: A- Totals553.0013133000084.07440281033936001.277.931.073.549.964.292.82.500
    Minor: A Totals854.07202031000115.312856528218330131.2910.010.631.646.494.383.95.615
    Minor: A+ Totals734.1613121111080.0794037429806011.358.890.453.269.004.502.76.700
    Minor: AA Totals433.69161610000100.01075341933605091.409.630.812.975.404.771.82.571
    Minor: AAA Totals42394.50203961559210746710.375439835575239485312311.409.560.953.036.155.042.03.519
    Cleveland Indians Totals (5 yrs)11304.4091486112431399.74372181953811420883141.389.850.862.574.694.911.82.268
    Atlanta Braves Totals (1 yrs)005.8150000506.7141143530003.0620.324.357.264.3515.970.60.000
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (1 yrs)015.9040002406.39541230001.8013.281.482.954.437.381.50.000
    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 Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1990Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-25p---1231000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1993Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-28p---22227050004011421100.185.258.185.4433250.000.000.2083.1312.504.000.00.000.0
    1995Richmond BravesILAAAatl-30p---3412011000000000000.500.5001.0001.500221.500.500.5000.000.000.000.00.00100.0
    1996Richmond BravesILAAAatl-31p---4572010000001000000.500.667.5001.167310.500.000.50033.330.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals14332071004012521100.219.297.250.5473881.063.031.2505.2613.162.500.00.0014.3
    Minor: AAA Totals14332071004012521100.219.297.250.5473881.063.031.2505.2613.162.500.00.0014.3
    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
    1985Batavia TrojansNYPLA-20P1300.05120117171.0001.300.0016.7100.05
    1986Waterloo IndiansMidwA21P2000.049121413.9290.700.0014.3100.06
    1987Kinston IndiansCaroA+22P900.0850013131.0001.400.006.4100.013
    1987Williamsport BillsEastAA22P1600.0640110101.0000.600.0011.5100.09
    1988Kinston IndiansCaroA+23P400.0311054.8001.000.002.9100.014
    1988Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAA23P1000.0670013131.0001.300.007.2100.014
    1988Cleveland IndiansALMLB23P11069.159101514.9331.300.206.8100.014
    1989Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAA24P1000.02110013131.0001.300.007.0100.012
    1989Cleveland IndiansALMLB24P15071.2480212121.0000.800.179.3100.011
    1990Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAA25P2200.06110017171.0000.800.0015.495.78
    1990Cleveland IndiansALMLB25P4016.00400441.0001.000.252.5100.019
    1991Cleveland IndiansALMLB26P310137.11014112524.9600.800.1819.1100.07
    1992Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAA27P900.067111413.9291.400.006.4100.012
    1992Cleveland IndiansALMLB27P300105.14140018181.0000.600.1718.5100.09
    1993Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA28P2100.0813122221.9551.000.0014.795.510
    1993Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB28P406.11201331.0000.800.492.5100.014
    1994Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA29P3300.015160331311.0000.900.0022.9100.05
    1995Richmond BravesILAAA30P4100.0241076.8570.100.0029.1100.03
    1995Atlanta BravesNLMLB30P506.2021032.6670.400.323.5100.015
    1996Richmond BravesILAAA31P5700.0211101413.9290.200.0040.4100.01
    MLB Totals - (P)100041124533411.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)2030047804611.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)1600640111.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (P)13001161011.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (P)2000491211.0000.000.00---------
    A- Totals - (P)13005120111.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1985Minor13----------
    1986Minor20----------
    1987Minor25----------
    1988MLB11----------
    1988Minor14----------
    1989MLB15----------
    1989Minor10----------
    1990MLB4----------
    1990Minor22----------
    1991MLB31----------
    1992MLB30----------
    1992Minor9----------
    1993MLB4----------
    1993Minor21----------
    1994Minor33----------
    1995MLB5----------
    1995Minor41----------
    1996Minor57----------
    Totals365----------