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Randy NiemannHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1975-1988 MLB Years: 1979-1987
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PositionsP-303Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRandal Harold Niemann
Height6-4Weight200BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateNovember 15,1955 [62.096]PlaceScotia,California
High SchoolFortuna (Fortuna,CA)
CollegeCollege of the Redwoods (Eureka,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Minnesota Twins in the 3rd round (60th overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the New York Yankees in the 2nd round (30th overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Montreal Expos in the 5th round (94th overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsWayne Morgan
MLB DebutMay 20,1979 [23.187]
OrganizationsHOU [4] NYA [3] NYN [3] PIT [2] CHA [1] MIN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID15987Retrosheet IDniemr001MLBAM ID119792
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts26Walks53Hittable36SO/BB35vsPower36Hitting3Durability37Team.521Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1975nullA---Rel19332.45808000055.0532615020230001.338.67--3.273.761.15.500-
1976nullA+--Rel209102.84250250000190.01737460073790001.298.19--3.463.741.08.474-
1977West Haven YankeesEastAAnya-S/R21445.521385200162.0734438726186001.6010.601.023.772.610.69.500-
1977Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-Rel21034.7615312000034.0362218219156001.629.530.535.033.970.79.000-
1977Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--S/R0475.25281117200196.010966569453312001.6010.220.844.223.090.73.364-
1978Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-S/R22952.052914159101123.01254428439534001.339.150.292.853.881.36.643-
1979Charleston CharliesILAAAhou-S/R23324.02862200047.0492521410171001.269.380.771.913.261.70.600-
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou46S/R23323.7626719324167.0683228122240211.349.130.132.963.221.09.6003.24
1980Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-ST24414.85981310152.0643628326263101.7311.080.524.504.501.00.800-
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou46Rel24015.4522121003133.0402120212180101.5810.910.553.274.911.50.0003.54
1981Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-ST25424.8910100100057.0684031338394001.8610.740.476.006.161.03.667-
1982Portland BeaversPCLAAApit-S/R26323.83862202044.2412219426285001.508.260.815.245.641.08.600-
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23Rel26115.0920020008135.0342220117264121.448.660.254.336.621.53.5003.23
1983Hawaii IslandersPCLAAApit-ST27234.2416142001087.0954941445528001.619.830.414.665.381.16.400-
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit46Rel27019.22817004013.22014142783011.9813.171.324.615.271.14.0005.24
1984Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAcha-ST2810125.86322939110190.0235136124148611012001.6911.110.664.075.201.28.455-
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28Rel28001.6950500305.05110551001.888.44--8.448.441.00-3.71
1985Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-S/R291162.763019114130159.21526549851767001.278.570.452.874.281.49.647-
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn46Rel29000.0040400004.25000020001.079.64----3.860.00-1.83
1986Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-ST30313.23770110039.0381414518181001.448.771.154.154.151.00.750-
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn40Rel30233.79311300011035.2441715212182001.5711.100.503.034.541.50.4003.50
1987Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-S/R31474.153282430111104.01056448745435001.449.090.613.893.720.96.364-
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin19Rel31108.4460600305.03550711021.885.06--11.811.690.141.0007.56
1988Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn39Rel320110.45918000010.01914120550002.3216.55--4.354.351.00.000-
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter784.641221011232363197.021911210388210211461.519.860.363.694.591.24.4670.82
Minor League Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter69623.922511331183651841253.013266755466552760262101.489.510.473.784.321.14.527-
AAA Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter44374.4016110853254182789.08664653875235041446101.549.850.593.984.711.18.543-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13123.4557253211102219.02341108413848616001.459.620.533.453.531.02.520-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9102.84250250000190.01737460073790001.298.19--3.463.741.08.474-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter332.45808000055.0532615020230001.338.67--3.273.761.15.500-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter00--00000000.0000000000----------0.00--
Houston Astros Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter334.32488403272100.01085348334420311.429.720.273.063.781.24.500-
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter233.35351340011039.0491715212202001.5110.930.452.684.461.67.400-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter126.24281270012148.1543634324347131.599.920.554.416.241.42.333-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter108.4460600305.03550711021.885.06--11.811.690.141.000-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter001.6950500305.05110551001.888.44--8.448.441.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings894.641341112332403220.024112311399011212471.519.860.363.694.591.24.4710.82
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12113.924423216131220.023211896119210611001.489.510.473.784.321.14.522-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou46p232615020000001601001.133.188.133.3212017.222.000.067.1585.8835.296.000.000.000.00
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou46p24226020000000000001.333.333.333.666206.333.000.000.3030.000.000.000.000.000.00
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23p262021200000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0002021.000.000.000.9050.000.000.000.000.000.00
1983Hawaii IslandersPCLAAApit-p271610000000000200000.000.000.000.0000010.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit46p2781000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1985Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-p29303010000000001000.333.333.333.666104.333.000.000.3000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1986Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-p3074120000001100000.500.600.5001.100205.667.000.250.50220.0020.001.000.000.000.00
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn40p30316120000001100000.333.429.333.762207.400.000.167.35914.2914.291.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter10730280000002701002.267.313.267.5808033.348.000.067.0006.0621.213.500.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter8117130000001301000.176.222.176.3983019.214.000.059.0005.2615.793.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter5317130000001301000.176.222.176.3983019.214.000.059.0005.2615.793.000.000.000.00
Houston Astros Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter4821040000001601002.190.227.190.4174023.267.000.048.0004.3526.096.000.000.000.00
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter316120000001100000.333.429.333.762207.400.000.167.00014.2914.291.000.000.000.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter283120000000000000.667.667.6671.334203.667.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624531200000031102003.267.313.267.58012050.348.000.067.0006.0621.213.500.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16234260000002602000.176.222.176.3986038.214.000.059.0005.2615.793.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Columbus Astros SouAAhou22P29--320212523.9200.79------29100.020.3
1979Charleston Charlies ILAAAhou23P8--613--19191.0002.38------8100.05.8
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou23P26-6717--881.0000.310.12-----26100.016.0
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24P22-3348--12121.0000.550.36-----22100.013.5
1981Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou25P10---131-1413.9291.30------10100.07.2
1982Portland Beavers PCLAAApit26P8--131-54.8000.50------8100.05.6
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26P20-3547--11111.0000.550.31-----20100.012.3
1983Hawaii Islanders PCLAAApit27P16--410-114141.0000.88------16100.011.2
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27P8-1322-1441.0000.500.31-----8100.04.9
1984Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAcha28P32--824123332.9701.00------32100.020.8
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28P5-521--331.0000.600.60-----5100.03.1
1985Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn29P30--1427--41411.0001.37------30100.021.6
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn29P4-4-2--221.0000.500.50-----4100.02.5
1986Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn30P7--213--15151.0002.14------7100.05.0
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn30P31-3539-112121.0000.390.34-----31100.019.1
1987Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin31P32--520132625.9620.78------32100.022.7
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31P6-5-1--111.0000.170.20-----6100.03.7
1988Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn32P9--11--221.0000.22------9100.06.4
MLB Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P122-1971637-253531.0000.430.27-----1220.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 9 season(s)-   P152--4112446169165.9761.09------1520.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P29--320212523.9200.79------290.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Columbus Astros SouAAhou2229----------
1979Charleston Charlies ILAAAhou238----------
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2326----------
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2422----------
1981Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou2510----------
1982Portland Beavers PCLAAApit268----------
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2620----------
1983Hawaii Islanders PCLAAApit2716----------
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit278----------
1984Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAcha2832----------
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha285----------
1985Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn2930----------
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn294----------
1986Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn307----------
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn3031----------
1987Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin3132----------
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin316----------
1988Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn329----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1991St. Lucie MetsFSLA+Minornyn35Pitching Coach1317259.5507.02John TamargoLost in Semi-Finals
1992Binghamton MetsEastAAMinornyn36Pitching Coach1387959.5721.02Steve SwisherLeague Champions
1993Binghamton MetsEastAAMinornyn37Pitching Coach1406872.48627.05Steve Swisher
1995St. Lucie MetsFSLA+Minornyn39Pitching Coach1346173.45525.54Chris Maloney
1996St. Lucie MetsFSLA+Minornyn40Pitching Coach1337162.534--2John GibbonsLeague Champions
1997New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn41Bullpen Coach1628874.54313.03Bobby Valentine
1998New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn42Bullpen Coach1628874.54318.02Bobby Valentine
1999New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn43Bullpen Coach1639766.5956.52Bobby ValentineLost NLCS (Braves)
2001New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn45Bullpen Coach1628280.5066.03Bobby Valentine
2002New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn46Bullpen Coach1617586.46626.55Bobby Valentine-
2003Norfolk TidesILAAAMinornyn47Pitching Coach1436776.4697.53Bobby Floyd
2004New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn48Roving Minor League Instructor1627191.43825.04Art Howe-
2005St. Lucie MetsFSLA+Minornyn49Pitching Coach1346668.49311.54Tim Teufel
2006Norfolk TidesILAAAMinornyn50Pitching Coach1415784.40422.03Ken Oberkfell,Tony Tijerina-
2007New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn51Rehabilitation Pitching Coordinator1628874.5431.02Willie Randolph
2009New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn53Bullpen Coach1627092.43223.04Jerry Manuel
2010New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn54Bullpen Coach1627983.48818.04Jerry Manuel
2014Springfield CardinalsTexAAMinorsln58Pitching Coach1406872.4867.03Mike Shildt
2015Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+Minorsln59Pitching Coach1387563.5430.52Oliver MarmolLost in Semi-Finals
2016Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+Minorsln60Pitching Coach1375879.42317.06Oliver Marmol
2017Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+Minorsln61Pitching Coach1347460.5520.52Dann BilardelloCo-League Champions
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1987-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-01-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Twins. 
1986-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1985-03-30TradeTraded by White Sox to Mets for Gene Autry and Ken Reed. 
1983-09-07TradeTraded by Pirates to White Sox for Mike Maitland and Miguel Dilone. 
1981-09-09TradeTraded by Astros with Kevin Houston and Johnny Ray to Pirates for Phil Garner. 
1977-06-15TradeTraded by Yankees with Dave Bergman and Mike Fischlin to Astros for Cliff Johnson. 
* 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985New York MetsTeam Payroll2960,000-51635-370,78060,00060,000
1986New York MetsTeam Payroll3083,000-5382424386,34760,000143,000
1987Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll3160,000-59527-344,90660,000203,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red