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Rafael MonteroTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: MLB Years: 2014-2017
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PositionsP-173Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRafael Montero (Quezada)
Height6-0Weight170BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 17,1990 [27.218]PlaceHiguerito,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2011 by the New York Mets.
Signing Bonus$80,000Signing ScoutsIsmael CruzGerardo CabreraService Time2.068 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2013-NYN-#7 ... 2014-MLB-#68 ... 2014-NYN-#3 ... 2015-NYN-#8
MLB DebutMay 14,2014 [23.209]
OrganizationsNYN [7] Awards3
TBC Player ID166089Retrosheet IDmontr004MLBAM ID606160
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (43.74%) -- Slider (21.80%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (17.48%) -- Changeup (16.98%)
Fastball Velocity [2017] - 93.78 - [2016] - 92.78 - [2015] - 92.10 - [2014] - 92.31
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts64Walks36Hittable46SO/BB44vsPower46Hitting17Durability45Team.511Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2011Dominican MetsDSLRknynST20111.00440000018.072210201000.393.500.50--10.000.00.500-
2011Gulf Coast MetsGCLRknyn31S/R20121.45743001131.02811506322001.108.13--1.749.295.33.333-
2011Kingsport MetsAppRknyn-ST20214.24440000017.017882691001.359.001.063.184.761.50.667-
2011Brooklyn CyclonesNYPLA-nyn13Rel20103.6020200005.03221150000.805.401.801.809.005.001.000-
2011Minor Totals (4 teams)MinorRk--S/R0542.1517125001171.0552317413664000.966.970.511.658.375.08.556-
2012Savannah Sand GnatsSALAnyn35ST21632.5212120000071.061242048542100.977.700.501.016.816.75.667-
2012St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn27ST21522.13880100050.2351312211560100.916.220.361.959.955.09.714-
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorRk--ST01152.36202001000121.19637326191102200.947.080.441.408.115.79.688-
2013Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn5ST22732.4311110000066.2512118210720200.916.880.271.359.727.20.700-
2013Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAnyn14ST22543.0516160000088.2853530425781101.248.630.412.547.923.12.556-
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorRk--ST01272.78272700000154.013656486351501301.107.880.352.038.694.29.632-
2014Gulf Coast MetsGCLRknyn50ST23004.5011000002.03110030001.5013.50----13.500.00--
2014St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn16ST23000.0011000004.02000140000.754.50--2.259.004.00--
2014Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAnyn50ST23643.6016160000080.0694332434802101.297.760.453.839.002.35.600-
2014Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorRk--ST0643.4518180000086.0744433435872101.277.740.423.669.102.49.600-
2014New York MetsNLMLBnyn50S/R23134.061082001044.0442120823420001.518.931.624.678.531.83.2505.14
2015Gulf Coast MetsGCLRknyn50S/R24000.0032100006.05000060000.837.50----9.000.00--
2015St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn44ST24003.6022000005.05220310001.609.00--5.401.800.33--
2015Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAnyn50ST24105.8722000007.28651170001.179.391.171.178.227.001.000-
2015Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorRk--ST0103.37761000018.2188714140001.188.680.481.936.753.501.000-
2015New York MetsNLMLBnyn50Rel24014.50514001010.096505130001.408.10--4.5011.702.60.0002.03
2016Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn17ST25432.20990100049.0351712419401101.106.430.733.497.352.11.571-
2016Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAnyn50ST25467.2016160000080.011170641240683101.8912.491.354.507.651.70.400-
2016Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorRk--ST0895.30252501000129.0146877616591084201.5910.191.124.127.531.83.471-
2016New York MetsNLMLBnyn50S/R25018.05936001019.0231717416202002.0510.891.897.589.471.25.0006.30
2017Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAnyn50ST26022.48550000029.01898312370001.035.590.933.7211.483.08.000-
2017New York MetsNLMLBnyn50S/R265115.523418160040119.0141757312671146151.7510.660.915.078.621.70.3134.37
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter6165.385830280070192.0217119115241111898151.7110.151.125.198.841.70.2731.47
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter43313.2611911362011608.05432642214017757213801.188.000.592.618.433.23.581-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter16164.38555500000284.0291163139241122706301.419.180.763.538.522.41.500-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1162.33202001000115.28638306291121300.996.690.472.268.713.86.647-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter522.1111110100059.2421514215610100.966.340.302.269.204.07.714-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter632.5212120000071.061242048542100.977.700.501.016.816.75.667-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter103.6020200005.03221150000.805.401.801.809.005.001.000-
Rk Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter441.9519154001174.0602216312704000.977.300.361.468.515.83.500-
New York Mets Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter6165.385830280070192.0217119115241111898151.7110.151.125.198.841.70.273-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings7185.386634320080220.0248136132271272169161.7110.151.125.198.841.70.2801.47
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15113.26434121000220.0196958014642065301.188.000.592.618.433.23.577-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2013Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn5p2214010000000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.000.2220.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2013Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAnyn14p2213230300000001504000.130.130.130.2603027.375.000.000.1160.0055.560.000.000.000.00
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         14270400000001704000.148.148.148.2964031.400.000.000.1320.0054.840.000.000.000.00
2014Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAnyn50p23814120001000302000.143.143.143.2862016.182.000.000.1270.0018.750.000.000.000.00
2014New York MetsNLMLBnyn50p231011000000000502000.000.000.000.0000013.000.000.000.0000.0038.460.000.000.000.00
2015Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAnyn50p2413020001000000000.667.667.6671.334203.667.000.000.5870.000.000.000.000.000.00
2015New York MetsNLMLBnyn50p2452000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2016Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn17p2557010100000202000.143.143.429.572319.200.286.286.2240.0022.220.000.000.00100.00
2016Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAnyn50p25914220003000412000.143.200.143.3432017.200.000.000.1650.0023.530.000.000.000.00
2016Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1421230103000614000.143.182.238.4205126.200.095.095.1840.0023.080.000.000.0033.33
2016New York MetsNLMLBnyn50p2585000000000300000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
2017Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAnyn50p2636121000000201000.333.333.500.833317.500.167.167.3510.0028.570.000.000.0050.00
2017New York MetsNLMLBnyn50p2632251200010001003000.080.080.080.1602028.133.000.000.0700.0035.710.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter55431200010001905000.047.047.047.0942048.083.000.000.0000.0039.580.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter4071413110500028111000.183.194.225.41916283.302.042.042.0000.0033.730.000.000.0015.38
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter346041110050002419000.183.197.200.39712170.306.017.017.0000.0034.290.000.000.009.09
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter611020100000402000.182.182.364.5464113.286.182.182.0000.0030.770.000.000.0050.00
New York Mets Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter55431200010001905000.047.047.047.0942048.083.000.000.0000.0039.580.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16212736000300056015000.047.047.047.09460141.083.000.000.0000.0039.580.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162288165344020000113445000.183.194.225.419658336.302.042.042.0000.0033.730.000.000.0015.38

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2011Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn20P7--15--661.0000.86------7100.012.5
2011Kingsport Mets AppRknyn20P4---4--441.0001.00------4100.05.9
2011Brooklyn Cyclones NYPLA-nyn20P2--1---111.0000.50------2100.02.7
2012Savannah Sand Gnats SALAnyn21P12--291-1211.9170.92------12100.08.8
2012St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn21P8--15-1661.0000.75------8100.05.9
2013Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn22P11--32--551.0000.45------11100.07.8
2013Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAnyn22P16--611111817.9441.06------16100.011.1
2014Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn23P1---------------1100.01.7
2014St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn23P1---------------1100.00.7
2014Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAnyn23P16--451-109.9000.56------16100.011.1
2014New York MetsNLMLBnyn23P1084426-1881.0000.800.185183.3-10100.06.2
2015Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn24P3---------------3100.05.1
2015St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn24P2--1---111.0000.50------2100.01.4
2015Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAnyn24P2--1---111.0000.50------2100.01.4
2015New York MetsNLMLBnyn24P511021--331.0000.600.30-----5100.03.1
2016Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn25P9--55--10101.0001.11------9100.06.4
2016Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAnyn25P16--118-119191.0001.19------16100.011.1
2016New York MetsNLMLBnyn25P9319-2--221.0000.220.113175.0-9100.05.6
2017Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAnyn26P5--13--441.0000.80------5100.03.5
2017New York MetsNLMLBnyn26P3418119413-117171.0000.500.1414287.5-34100.021.0
MLB Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P5830192822-230301.0000.520.1622484.6-580.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P55--2327225250.9620.91------550.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P20--87--15151.0000.75------200.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P11--25-1771.0000.64------110.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P12--291-1211.9170.92------120.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2--1---111.0000.50------20.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P15--19--10101.0000.67------150.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2011Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn207----------
2011Kingsport Mets AppRknyn204----------
2011Brooklyn Cyclones NYPLA-nyn202----------
2012Savannah Sand Gnats SALAnyn2112----------
2012St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn218----------
2013Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn2211----------
2013Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAnyn2216----------
2014Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn231----------
2014St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn231----------
2014Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAnyn2316----------
2014New York MetsNLMLBnyn2310----------
2015Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn243----------
2015St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn242----------
2015Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAnyn242----------
2015New York MetsNLMLBnyn245----------
2016Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn259----------
2016Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAnyn2516----------
2016New York MetsNLMLBnyn259----------
2017Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAnyn265----------
2017New York MetsNLMLBnyn2634----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2013New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB22002.0832100008.21022014001.3410.380.001.044.154.002.08.000
2014New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB23003.0051400009.0643125010.896.001.002.005.002.504.00.000
2015New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24202.12523000017.011440415000.885.820.002.127.943.752.121.000
2016New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB250122.5021100002.0655021004.0027.000.009.004.500.5022.50.000
2017New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26101.771019000020.115441823101.146.640.443.5410.182.881.771.000
2018New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27029.0071600109.0121391610002.0012.001.006.0010.001.6713.00.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs333.6832824001066.060322732358111.268.180.413.147.912.524.36.500

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2013New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2211000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2015New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2411000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2017New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2633010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs75010000000200000.200.200.200.400105.333.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2013Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (SP) ... New York Mets Minor League Player of the Year ... Triple A All-Star Team (SP)3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-03-26RPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Tommy John Surgery27.160Team Roster on 2018-03-26
2017-06-14RPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Las Vegas (AAA)26.240Team Roster on 2017-06-14
2017-05-26RPNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Las Vegas (AAA)26.221Team Roster on 2017-05-26
2017-05-05RPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Las Vegas (AAA)26.200Team Roster on 2017-05-05
2017-04-20RPNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Las Vegas (AAA)26.185Team Roster on 2017-04-20
2016-09-05RPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Binghamton (AA)25.323Team Roster on 2016-09-05
2016-08-30SPNew York MetsBinghamton (AA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Binghamton (AA)25.317Team Roster on 2016-08-30
2016-08-29SPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Binghamton (AA)25.316Team Roster on 2016-08-29
2016-07-14PNew York MetsBinghamton (AA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Binghamton (AA)25.270Team Roster on 2016-07-14
2016-04-23PNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Las Vegas (AAA)25.188Team Roster on 2016-04-23
2016-04-13PNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Las Vegas (AAA)25.178Team Roster on 2016-04-13
2016-04-07PNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Las Vegas (AAA)25.172Team Roster on 2016-04-07
2015-09-07PNew York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to St. Lucie (A+)24.325Team Roster on 2015-09-07
2015-08-21PNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL24.308Team Roster on 2015-08-21
2015-07-25PNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL24.281Team Roster on 2015-07-25
2015-05-01PNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right rotator cuff inflammation24.196Team Roster on 2015-05-01
2015-04-29PNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Las Vegas (AAA) [Option voided]24.194Team Roster on 2015-04-29
2015-04-28PNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Las Vegas (AAA)24.193Team Roster on 2015-04-28
2015-04-17PNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Las Vegas (AAA)24.182Team Roster on 2015-04-17
2014-09-06PNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Las Vegas (AAA)23.324Team Roster on 2014-09-06
2014-08-28PNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Las Vegas (AAA)23.315Team Roster on 2014-08-28
2014-08-12PNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Las Vegas (AAA)23.299Team Roster on 2014-08-12
2014-07-15PNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL23.271Team Roster on 2014-07-15
2014-07-09PNew York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)YDL-7InjuredAssigned to GCL Mets (Rk) for rehab23.265Team Roster on 2014-07-09
2014-06-17PNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Injured23.243Team Roster on 2014-06-17
2014-06-01PNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Las Vegas (AAA)23.227Team Roster on 2014-06-01
2014-05-14PNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors23.209Team Roster on 2014-05-14
2013-06-15PNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Las Vegas (AAA)22.241Team Roster on 2013-06-15
2013-05-26PNew York MetsBinghamton (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Binghamton (AA)22.221Team Roster on 2013-05-26
2013-05-21PNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Las Vegas (AAA)22.216Team Roster on 2013-05-21
2013-04-06PNew York MetsBinghamton (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Binghamton (AA)22.171Team Roster on 2013-04-06
2012-10-08PNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL21.356Team Roster on 2012-10-08
2012-08-11PNew York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured21.298Team Roster on 2012-08-11
2012-06-23PNew York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to St. Lucie (A+)21.249Team Roster on 2012-06-23
2012-06-15PNew York MetsSavannah (A)-Minors--21.241Team Roster on 2012-06-15
* 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
2011New York Mets-2080,000-------80,000Signing Bonus as an amateur free agent
2014New York MetsTeam Payroll23500,000-79443-3,256,497500,000580,000
2015New York MetsTeam Payroll24511,0001.05171933213,571,283507,5001,091,000
2016New York MetsTeam Payroll25507,5001.0977143-3,498,245507,5001,598,500
2017New York MetsTeam Payroll26541,4002.06871130223,651,709535,0002,139,900
* 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