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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Rafael Angel Novoa
Stat Years
1989-1997  [mlb] 1990-1993
Height/Weight
6-0 / 180
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (205)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Fordham Prep (Bronx,NY)
Colleges
Villanova University (Villanova, Pennsylvania)
Draft
Selected by the San Francisco Giants in Round #9 (#232 overall) of the 1989 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1990-07-31 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.279)
Service Time
Organizations
SFN [3] MIL [2] CHN [1] CAL [1] CHA [1] NYN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 16046 ... retro id: novor001 ... mlbam id: 119861
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1989Everett GiantsNwstA-sfn-211---014.80330000015.02011828203011.8712.001.204.8012.006.602.50.000
    1989Clinton GiantsMidwAsfn-211---542.5413100003063.2582018118611041.198.200.142.548.622.833.39.556
    1989Minor Totals: SFNbyYearA-/A----212---552.9916130003078.7783126326814051.338.980.352.999.323.573.12.500
    1990Clinton GiantsMidwAsfn-222---922.4015143101097.27332266301132041.056.730.552.7610.412.953.77.818
    1990Shreveport CaptainsTexAAsfn-222---542.6411102111071.2602121325654031.197.530.383.148.162.642.60.556
    1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn36222Log - Sp - Ext - Perf016.75720025118.2211414313140001.8210.121.456.276.756.751.08.000
    1990Minor Totals: SFNbyYearAA/A----222---1462.50262452120169.313353479551786071.117.080.482.939.472.823.24.700
    1990MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf016.92720025118.7211414313140001.8710.381.486.436.926.921.08.000
    1991Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-233---665.9617170000093.213583621637463051.8412.971.543.564.427.981.24.500
    1991Minor Totals: SFNbyYearAAA----231---665.9917170000093.713583621637463051.8513.041.553.574.448.021.24.500
    1992El Paso DiablosTexAAmil-244---1073.26222160110146.114363536481248101.318.790.372.957.633.872.58.588
    1992Minor Totals: MILbyYearAA----241---1073.26222160110146.314363536481248101.318.810.372.967.643.882.58.588
    1993New Orleans ZephyrsAmerAAAmil-255---1053.42201821020113.010555432038744051.278.361.593.035.894.381.95.667
    1993Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil39255Log - Sp - Ext - Perf034.501572008056.0583228722171041.439.321.133.542.735.140.77.000
    1993Minor Totals: MILbyYearAAA----251---1053.42201821020113.010555432038744051.278.361.593.035.894.381.95.667
    1993MLB Totals: MILbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf034.501572008056.0583228722171041.439.321.133.542.735.140.77.000
    1994Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-266---6105.24272310040137.115190801267547181.599.900.794.393.545.900.81.375
    1994Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA----261---6105.25272310040137.315190801267547181.599.910.794.403.545.910.81.375
    1995Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-277---012.2540002408.08220560001.639.000.005.636.752.251.20.000
    1995Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcha-277---0110.80330000010.01713120930022.6015.300.008.102.7011.700.33.000
    1995Minor Totals: CHA-NYNbyYearAAA/AA----272---027.00730024018.025151401490022.1712.500.007.004.507.500.64.000
    1996Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+cal-288---224.3916000516126.2291413612312001.549.792.024.0510.464.722.58.500
    1996Midland AngelsTexAAcal-288---016.6619000819224.1282018012165011.6410.360.004.445.927.401.33.000
    1996Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcal-288---117.1113000613112.219101035100121.8913.502.133.557.117.112.00.500
    1996Minor Totals: CALbyYearAAA/A+/AA----283---345.84480001948463.7764441929577131.6610.821.284.138.126.271.97.429
    1997Chico HeatWestIndy------299---1133.69251730180117.01205348657583141.519.230.464.384.464.081.02.786
    1997Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----291---1133.69251730180117.01205348657583141.519.230.464.384.464.081.02.786
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)045.0922920213174.77946421035311041.549.581.214.253.765.580.89.000
    American League Totals (1 yrs)034.501572008056.0583228722171041.439.321.133.542.735.140.77.000
    National League Totals (1 yrs)016.92720025118.7211414313140001.8710.381.486.436.926.921.08.000
    Minor League Totals54454.0218311914323644820.084643436675314623393351.419.290.823.456.844.761.98.545
    Minor: Indy Totals1133.69251730180117.01205348657583141.519.230.464.384.464.081.02.786
    Minor: A- Totals014.80330000015.02011828203011.8712.001.204.8012.006.602.50.000
    Minor: A Totals1462.46282431040161.313152447481743081.117.320.392.689.722.913.63.700
    Minor: A+ Totals224.4716000516126.7291413612312001.569.962.064.1210.654.812.58.500
    Minor: AA Totals15133.3856318112252250.32391069499021117141.328.600.323.247.593.812.34.536
    Minor: AAA Totals23235.098061316191366.742725120751156187142221.5910.491.253.834.606.171.20.500
    Milwaukee Brewers Totals (1 yrs)034.501572008056.0583228722171041.439.321.133.542.735.140.77.000
    San Francisco Giants Totals (1 yrs)016.92720025118.7211414313140001.8710.381.486.436.926.921.08.000
    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%
    1990Shreveport CaptainsTexAAsfn-22p---11110000000000201000.000.000.000.0001100.000.000.0000.0018.180.000.00.000.0
    1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3622pL-S-E-P175110001001200000.200.333.200.533610.200.000.33316.6733.332.000.00.000.0
    1991Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-23p---21824763014102301000.250.308.500.80827124.375.250.2507.4111.111.5024.03.7066.7
    1994Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-26p---32712130002001307100.250.286.250.5362130.083.000.3004.7614.293.000.00.000.0
    1997Chico HeatWestIndy------29p---4261000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)75110001001200000.200.333.200.533610.200.000.33316.6733.332.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (1 yrs)75110001001200000.200.333.200.533610.200.000.33316.6733.332.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals5646893016103809100.196.240.326.56659154.217.130.2115.0813.562.6746.01.6944.4
    Minor: Indy Totals261000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals1110000000000201000.000.000.000.0001100.000.000.0000.0018.180.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals4536893016103608100.250.300.417.71748154.278.167.2676.2512.502.0036.02.0844.4
    San Francisco Giants Totals (1 yrs)75110001001200000.200.333.200.533610.200.000.33316.6733.332.000.00.000.0
    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
    1989Everett GiantsNwstA-21P300.0121043.7501.000.004.0100.014
    1989Clinton GiantsMidwA21P1300.0310301613.8131.000.009.4100.012
    1990Clinton GiantsMidwA22P1500.0620122726.9631.700.0011.2100.010
    1990Shreveport CaptainsTexAA22P1100.0890017171.0001.500.008.3100.013
    1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLB22P7018.2000000.0000.000.004.3100.018
    1991Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAA23P1700.0715242422.9171.300.0012.394.411
    1992El Paso DiablosTexAA24P2200.0516322421.8751.000.0016.2100.08
    1993New Orleans ZephyrsAmerAAA25P2000.0311311714.8240.700.0013.9100.010
    1993Milwaukee BrewersALMLB25P15056.0460010101.0000.700.189.3100.014
    1994Iowa CubsAmerAAA26P2700.07180125251.0000.900.0018.9100.06
    1995Binghamton MetsEastAA27P400.02000221.0000.500.002.8100.021
    1995Nashville SoundsAmerAAA27P300.01100221.0000.700.002.1100.023
    1996Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+28P1600.05400991.0000.600.0011.4100.011
    1996Midland AngelsTexAA28P1900.0131054.8000.200.0013.6100.08
    1996Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAA28P1300.00200221.0000.200.009.4100.015
    MLB Totals - (P)22074460010101.0000.500.130.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)80001847567065.9290.800.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)56001628424844.9170.800.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)16005400991.0000.600.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)2800930424339.9071.400.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (P)300121043.7501.000.000.00.00
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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
    1989Minor16----------
    1990MLB7----------
    1990Minor26----------
    1991Minor17----------
    1992Minor22----------
    1993MLB15----------
    1993Minor20----------
    1994Minor27----------
    1995Minor7----------
    1996Minor48----------
    Totals205----------