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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Randal Harold Niemann
Stat Years
1975-1988  [mlb] 1979-1987
Height/Weight
6-4 / 200
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (303)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Fortuna (Fortuna,CA)
Colleges
College of the Redwoods (Eureka, California)
Draft
Selected by the New York Yankees in Round #2 (#30 overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Sec Phase) 3 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Wayne Morgan
MLB Debut
1979-05-20 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.187)
Service Time
Organizations
HOU [5] NYN [3] PIT [2] NYA [1] MIN [1] CHA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 15987 ... retro id: niemr001 ... mlbam id: 119792
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1975OneontaNYPLA-----191---332.45800000055.0532615020230001.338.670.003.273.764.251.15.500
    1975Minor Totals: byYearA-----191---332.45800008055.0532615020230001.338.670.003.273.764.251.15.500
    1976Fort LauderdaleFSLA+----202---9102.8425000000190.01737460073790001.298.190.003.463.743.511.08.474
    1976Minor Totals: byYearA+----201---9102.84250000250190.01737460073790001.298.190.003.463.743.511.08.474
    1977Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-213---034.7615300012034.0362218219156001.629.530.535.033.975.820.79.000
    1977West Haven YankeesEastAAnya-213---445.521382005162.0734438726186001.6010.601.023.772.616.390.69.500
    1977Minor Totals: HOU-NYAbyYearAA----212---475.25281120017196.010966569453312001.6010.220.844.223.096.190.73.364
    1978Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-224---952.052914910151123.01254428439534051.339.150.292.853.883.221.36.643
    1978Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAA----221---952.052914910151123.01254428439534051.339.150.292.853.883.221.36.643
    1979Charleston CharliesILAAAhou-235---324.02862002047.0492521410171001.269.380.771.913.264.791.70.600
    1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou46235Log - Sp - Ext - Perf323.7626732419167.0683228122240211.349.130.132.963.224.301.09.600
    1979Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAAA----231---324.02862002047.0492521410171001.269.380.771.913.264.791.70.600
    1979MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf323.7626732419167.0683228122240211.349.130.132.963.224.301.09.600
    1980Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-246---414.85983101152.0643628326263111.7311.080.524.504.506.231.00.800
    1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou46246Log - Sp - Ext - Perf015.4522100321133.0402120212180101.5810.910.553.274.915.731.50.000
    1980Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAAA----241---414.85983101152.0643628326263111.7311.080.524.504.506.231.00.800
    1980MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf015.4522100321133.0402120212180101.5810.910.553.274.915.731.50.000
    1981Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-257---424.8910101000057.0684031338394011.8610.740.476.006.166.321.03.667
    1981Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAAA----251---424.8910101000057.0684031338394011.8610.740.476.006.166.321.03.667
    1982Portland BeaversPCLAAApit-268---323.83862022044.2412219426285011.508.260.815.245.644.431.08.600
    1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23268Log - Sp - Ext - Perf115.0920000820135.1342220117264121.448.660.254.336.625.601.53.500
    1982Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA----261---323.87862022044.7412219426285011.528.350.815.295.704.481.08.600
    1982MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf115.1320000820135.3342220117264121.458.720.264.366.675.641.53.500
    1983Hawaii IslandersPCLAAApit-279---234.2416140012087.0954941445528051.619.830.414.665.385.071.16.400
    1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit46279Log - Sp - Ext - Perf019.22810047013.22014142783011.9813.171.324.615.279.221.14.000
    1983Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA----271---234.2416140012087.0954941445528051.619.830.414.665.385.071.16.400
    1983MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf019.55810047013.72014142783012.0513.641.364.775.459.551.14.000
    1984Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAcha-2810---10125.86322991130190.1235136124148611012041.6911.110.664.075.206.431.28.455
    1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha282810Log - Sp - Ext - Perf001.6950003505.15110551001.888.440.008.448.441.691.00.000
    1984Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAAA----281---10125.87322991130190.3235136124148611012041.6911.130.664.075.216.441.28.455
    1984MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf001.7650003505.35110551001.968.820.008.828.821.761.00.000
    1985Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-2911---1162.763019413110159.21526549851767001.278.570.452.874.283.661.49.647
    1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn462911Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.0040000404.25000020001.079.640.000.003.860.000.00.000
    1985Minor Totals: NYNbyYearAAA----291---1162.773019413110159.71526549851767001.288.590.452.884.303.671.49.647
    1985MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.0040000404.75000020001.1910.710.000.004.290.002.00.000
    1986Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-3012---313.23771100039.0381414518181031.448.771.154.154.153.231.00.750
    1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn403012Log - Sp - Ext - Perf233.79311001130035.2441715212182001.5711.100.503.034.544.291.50.400
    1986Minor Totals: NYNbyYearAAA----301---313.23771100039.0381414518181031.448.771.154.154.153.231.00.750
    1986MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf233.84311001130035.7441715212182001.5911.250.513.074.604.351.50.400
    1987Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-3113---474.153283011241104.01056448745435051.449.090.613.893.725.540.96.364
    1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin193113Log - Sp - Ext - Perf108.4460003605.13550711021.885.060.0011.811.698.440.141.000
    1987Minor Totals: MINbyYearAAA----311---474.153283011241104.01056448745435051.449.090.613.893.725.540.96.364
    1987MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf108.8260003605.33550711021.965.290.0012.351.768.820.141.000
    1988Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn393214---0110.45910008010.11914120550002.3216.550.004.354.3512.191.00.000
    1988Minor Totals: NYNbyYearAAA----321---0110.69910008010.31914120550002.3816.930.004.464.4612.481.00.000
    MLB Totals (8 yrs)784.641221032361123200.021911210388210211461.519.860.363.694.595.041.24.467
    National League Totals (6 yrs)684.621111032301013189.321110697870969441.4910.040.383.334.575.041.37.429
    American League Totals (2 yrs)105.2911000611010.786601262021.967.060.0010.595.295.290.501.000
    Minor League Totals69623.922511333651811841,255.0132667554665527602621251.489.510.473.784.324.841.14.527
    Minor: A- Totals332.45800008055.0532615020230001.338.670.003.273.764.251.15.500
    Minor: A+ Totals9102.84250000250190.01737460073790001.298.190.003.463.743.511.08.474
    Minor: AA Totals13123.4557251110322219.02341108413848616051.459.620.533.453.534.521.02.520
    Minor: AAA Totals44374.4016110825418532791.086646538752350414461201.549.850.593.984.715.291.18.543
    Houston Astros Totals (2 yrs)334.32488327402100.01085348334420311.429.720.273.063.784.771.24.500
    New York Mets Totals (2 yrs)233.37351001134040.3491715212202001.5211.000.452.694.493.821.67.400
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (2 yrs)126.24281001227149.0543634324347131.599.920.554.416.246.611.42.333
    Minnesota Twins Totals (1 yrs)108.8260003605.33550711021.965.290.0012.351.768.820.141.000
    Chicago White Sox Totals (1 yrs)001.7650003505.35110551001.968.820.008.828.821.761.00.000
    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 Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1977Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-21p---1150000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1977West Haven YankeesEastAAnya-21p---1130000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4623pL-S-E-P22615020000001601001.133.188.133.3211720.067.000.2225.8835.296.000.00.000.0
    1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4624pL-S-E-P3226020000000000001.333.333.333.666620.000.000.3330.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2326pL-S-E-P42021200000000000001.0001.0001.0002.000220.000.0001.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1983Hawaii IslandersPCLAAApit-27p---51610000000000200000.000.000.000.0001000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit4627pL-S-E-P581000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1985Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-29p---6303010000000001000.333.333.333.666410.000.000.3330.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1986Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-30p---774120000001100000.500.600.5001.100520.250.000.66720.0020.001.000.00.000.0
    1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn4030pL-S-E-P7316120000001100000.333.429.333.762720.167.000.40014.2914.291.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)10730280000002701002.267.313.267.5803380.067.000.3486.0621.213.500.00.000.0
    National League Totals (5 yrs)10730280000002701002.267.313.267.5803380.067.000.3486.0621.213.500.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals8117130000001301000.176.222.176.3981930.059.000.2145.2615.793.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals5317130000001301000.176.222.176.3981930.059.000.2145.2615.793.000.00.000.0
    Houston Astros Totals (2 yrs)4821040000001601002.190.227.190.4172340.048.000.2674.3526.096.000.00.000.0
    New York Mets Totals (1 yrs)316120000001100000.333.429.333.762720.167.000.40014.2914.291.000.00.000.0
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (2 yrs)283120000000000000.667.667.6671.334320.000.000.6670.000.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    1978Columbus AstrosSouAA22P2900.0320212523.9200.800.0020.3100.03
    1979Charleston CharliesILAAA23P800.06130019191.0002.400.005.8100.012
    1979Houston AstrosNLMLB23P26067.01700881.0000.300.1216.0100.06
    1980Houston AstrosNLMLB24P22033.0480012121.0000.500.3613.5100.09
    1981Tucson TorosPCLAAA25P1000.0013101413.9291.300.007.2100.010
    1982Portland BeaversPCLAAA26P800.0131054.8000.500.005.6100.012
    1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB26P20035.1470011111.0000.600.3112.3100.08
    1983Hawaii IslandersPCLAAA27P1600.04100114141.0000.900.0011.2100.010
    1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB27P8013.22201441.0000.500.304.9100.012
    1984Denver ZephyrsAmerAAA28P3200.0824123332.9701.000.0020.8100.03
    1984Chicago White SoxALMLB28P505.12100331.0000.600.593.1100.014
    1985Tidewater TidesILAAA29P3000.014270041411.0001.400.0021.6100.04
    1985New York MetsNLMLB29P404.20200221.0000.500.482.5100.015
    1986Tidewater TidesILAAA30P700.02130015151.0002.100.005.0100.014
    1986New York MetsNLMLB30P31035.2390112121.0000.400.3419.1100.08
    1987Portland BeaversPCLAAA31P3200.0520132625.9620.800.0022.7100.02
    1987Minnesota TwinsALMLB31P605.10100111.0000.200.203.7100.015
    1988Tidewater TidesILAAA32P900.01100221.0000.200.006.4100.013
    MLB Totals - (P)122019816370210.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)15200411244611.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)29003202111.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1978Minor29----------
    1979MLB26----------
    1979Minor8----------
    1980MLB22----------
    1981Minor10----------
    1982MLB20----------
    1982Minor8----------
    1983MLB8----------
    1983Minor16----------
    1984MLB5----------
    1984Minor32----------
    1985MLB4----------
    1985Minor30----------
    1986MLB31----------
    1986Minor7----------
    1987MLB6----------
    1987Minor32----------
    1988Minor9----------
    Totals303----------