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Junior OrtizTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1977-2006 MLB Years: 1982-1994
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Rated Prospect
World Series Champion

PositionsC-1243, OF-5, 1B-4, DH-3Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameAdalberto Colon Ortiz
Height5-11Weight174BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 24,1959 [58.245]PlaceHumacao,Puerto Rico

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1977 by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-PIT-#8
MLB DebutSeptember 20,1982 [22.332]
OrganizationsPIT [12] MIN [2] NYN [2] CLE [2] TEX [1] CHA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID16207Retrosheet IDortij001MLBAM ID120073
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed35Power29Contact70XBH29RBIs55Runs19Hitting58Durability46Team.470Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977Gulf Coast PiratesGCLRkpit-173411811245111210122210000.203.282.288.570347131.242.085.195.2659.1616.791.830.76118.0029.17
1977Charleston PatriotsWcarApit-172153214300100061300300.264.323.321.64417362.326.057.170.2909.6820.972.170.000.0021.43
1977Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         5517113388112210183510300.222.295.298.5935110193.268.076.187.2739.3318.131.940.52171.0026.32
1978Charleston PiratesWcarApit-c18411221226401161672010000.213.262.270.532335130.248.057.074.2485.3815.382.860.77122.0019.23
1979Salem PiratesCaroA+pit-c191083963511221256600265525600.283.326.384.71015228435.313.101.167.3185.9812.642.121.1579.2025.00
1980Buffalo BisonsEastAApit-c2012651579178251127872435724000.346.398.468.86624138564.372.122.216.3917.6210.111.332.1342.9221.35
1980Portland BeaversPCLAAApit-c20827130103001300000.111.143.185.3285128.125.074.111.1493.5710.713.000.000.0033.33
1980Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         13454280181252128172446024000.334.386.454.84024639592.360.120.210.3797.4310.141.362.0345.1721.55
1981Portland BeaversPCLAAApit-c21105346499314724652253304200.269.316.367.68312723377.291.098.179.3136.638.751.320.53173.0024.73
1982Portland BeaversPCLAAApit3c221244494613122065744346152320.292.346.381.72717128493.325.089.165.3296.9012.371.791.2274.8321.37
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36c22715131000001300001.200.250.267.5174116.250.067.133.2386.2518.753.000.000.0033.33
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36c2358110000001001000.125.222.125.3471010.125.000.125.17910.000.000.000.000.000.00
1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn34c23681851047500121033411001.254.270.281.551525190.311.027.049.2511.5817.8911.330.000.0010.64
1983Totals for NL-NL         731931148500121043412001.249.268.275.543535200.302.026.052.2472.0017.008.500.000.0010.42
1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn34c244091618300111051500202.198.235.231.46621398.231.033.099.2155.1015.313.000.000.0016.67
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26c25237242120151031701011.292.320.361.68126376.370.069.125.3013.9522.375.671.3272.0014.29
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26c26491101137600140191301204.336.380.391.771436122.374.055.127.3477.3810.661.440.000.0016.22
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26c277519216528112202152305116.271.322.339.6616510213.302.068.135.2957.0410.801.530.47192.0019.23
1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26c284911883360218149921206.280.336.381.717458132.284.101.153.3256.826.821.001.5259.0024.24
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit0c299123016506112222202023349.217.282.265.547618258.231.048.135.2507.757.751.000.39230.0016.00
1990Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin0c307117018577101804121622104.335.384.388.772668187.368.053.100.3526.428.561.330.000.0014.04
1991Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin0c31611349285101101151211006.209.293.261.554356151.230.052.157.2639.937.950.800.000.0021.43
1992Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle0c328624420617002413122342007.250.296.279.575687262.276.029.070.2694.588.781.920.000.0011.48
1993Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle0c33952491955130020101126541110.221.267.273.5406813270.246.052.100.2474.079.632.360.000.0023.64
1994Texas RangersALMLBtex0c34297632120090151114001.276.329.303.63223286.323.027.079.2925.8112.792.200.000.009.52
1995Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcha-c356417213329011600122742108.186.254.256.5104410191.214.070.140.2376.2814.142.250.52172.0031.25
2006Puebla PericosMexAAA--46912132002002100001.250.357.417.7745214.273.167.333.34214.297.140.500.000.0066.67
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter74918941424847145186818121222182612758.256.305.305.610578802071.285.049.108.0005.8410.721.830.24378.8016.53
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter64022102496161051228306181416829215171529.279.332.375.7078291452425.309.096.174.0006.9312.041.741.1578.9323.54
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter31010061102624789124967412598629.260.315.350.665352641103.288.090.166.0006.7111.331.690.82111.7824.43
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12651579178251127872435724000.346.398.468.86624138564.372.122.216.0007.6210.111.332.1342.9221.35
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1083963511221256600265525600.283.326.384.71015228435.313.101.167.0005.9812.642.121.1579.2025.00
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6217514407012616133310300.229.281.286.567508192.271.057.103.0006.7717.192.540.52175.0020.00
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3411811245111210122210000.203.282.288.570347131.242.085.195.0009.1616.791.830.76118.0029.17
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter299745571972925814958854128627.264.318.329.64724536827.290.065.136.0007.0110.281.470.60149.0018.27
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter18149339116200044232349961117.235.281.276.55713620532.261.041.085.0004.329.212.130.000.0017.24
Minnesota Twins Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1323042785122029052728331010.280.343.332.67510114338.307.052.125.0007.998.281.040.000.0016.47
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1082761665800232084911203.236.258.264.522738288.284.028.065.0002.7817.016.130.000.0012.31
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter297632120090151114001.276.329.303.63223286.323.027.079.0005.8112.792.200.000.009.52
Average MLB - Per 162 games16241031105151140242648463213.256.305.305.61012517448.285.049.108.0005.8410.721.830.24378.8016.53
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625596315627377754437444412.279.332.375.70721037614.309.096.174.0006.9312.041.741.1578.9323.54

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Charleston Pirates WcarApit18C40--1984472249242.9726.05-----224197.628.6
1979Salem Pirates CaroA+pit19C102--625881712730713.9776.99-----1710894.475.0
1979Salem Pirates CaroA+pit19OF3--2-1-32.6670.67------1082.82.2
1979Salem Pirates CaroA+pit191B2--7---771.0003.50------1081.91.5
1980Buffalo Bisons EastAApit20C111--49791169604588.9745.30------12688.181.0
1980Portland Beavers PCLAAApit20C8--4210-152521.0006.50------8100.05.5
1981Portland Beavers PCLAAApit21C104--606761511697682.9786.56-----810599.075.9
1982Portland Beavers PCLAAApit22C120--7441101917873854.9787.12-----1012496.883.3
1982Portland Beavers PCLAAApit221B2--1---111.0000.50------1241.61.4
1982Portland Beavers PCLAAApit22OF2--6---661.0003.00------1241.61.4
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22C7--273--30301.0004.29-2166.7-7100.04.3
1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn23C67--27331112315304.9654.54-702375.366898.541.4
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23C4--20---20201.0005.00------580.02.5
1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn24C32--1361333152149.9804.66-22971.034080.019.8
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25C23--1151423131129.9855.61-181064.3-23100.014.3
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26C36--1651332181178.9834.94-271073.074973.522.2
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27C72--3133992361352.9754.89-572668.767596.044.4
1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28C40--1522332178175.9834.38-33586.814981.625.0
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29C84--3343222368366.9954.36-742376.399192.351.9
1990Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30C68--24725-62722721.0004.00-211558.367195.842.0
1990Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30DH3---------------714.21.9
1991Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31C60--2031712221220.9953.67-151353.636198.437.0
1992Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32C86--4023852445440.9895.12-592768.6586100.053.1
1993Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33C95--44158513504499.9905.25-473954.7295100.058.6
1994Texas RangersALMLBtex34C28--1061811125124.9924.43-101050.022996.624.6
1995Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha35C56--3013154337332.9855.93-----86487.538.9
MLB Totals for C - 13 season(s)-   C702--2934324454033033258.9864.64-45521168.3507020.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH3---------------30.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 4 season(s)-   C288--1693227393319591920.9806.67-----262880.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--1---111.0000.50------20.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF2--6---661.0003.00------20.00.0
AA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C111--49791169604588.9745.30------1110.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C102--625881712730713.9776.99-----171020.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF3--2-1-32.6670.67------30.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--7---771.0003.50------20.00.0
A Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C40--1984472249242.9726.05-----22400.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Charleston Pirates WcarApit18-40---------
1979Salem Pirates CaroA+pit19-1022------3-
1980Buffalo Bisons EastAApit20-111---------
1980Portland Beavers PCLAAApit20-8---------
1981Portland Beavers PCLAAApit21-104---------
1982Portland Beavers PCLAAApit22-1202------2-
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22-7---------
1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn23-67---------
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23-4---------
1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn24-32---------
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25-23---------
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26-36---------
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27-72---------
1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28-40---------
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29-84---------
1990Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30-68--------3
1991Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31-60---------
1992Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32-86---------
1993Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33-95---------
1994Texas RangersALMLBtex34-28---------
1995Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha35-56---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1991Minnesota TwinsChamp. SeriesMLB3133000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1991Minnesota TwinsWorld SeriesMLB3135010001000100000.200.200.200.400105.250.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs33000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs35010001000100000.200.200.200.400105.250.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1994-12-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1994-10-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-03-23TradeTraded by Indians to Rangers for Andreaus Lewis and Igor Oropeza. 
1993-12-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1993-10-29Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-12-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1992-10-30Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-12-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1991-11-11Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1990-04-04TradeTraded by Pirates with Orlando Lind to Twins for Mike Pomeranz. 
1983-06-14TradeTraded by Pirates with Arthur Ray to Mets for Steve Senteney and Marvell Wynne. 
1977-01-18ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
* 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
1985Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll2560,000-51638-370,78060,00060,000
1986Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll2697,000-5102128386,34760,000157,000
1987Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll27190,000-3381252344,90660,000347,000
1988Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll28250,000-3401351392,10762,500597,000
1989Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll29300,000-3451757429,80262,500897,000
1990Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll30350,000-3561649515,727100,0001,247,000
1991Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll31450,000-3491751742,231100,0001,697,000
1992Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll32300,000-4281146962,245109,0001,997,000
1993Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll33395,000-4121955968,431109,0002,392,000
1994Texas RangersTeam Payroll34350,000-4171653957,101109,0002,742,000
* 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