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Mel RojasTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1986-2004 MLB Years: 1990-1999
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PositionsP-664Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMelaquides Rojas
Height5-11Weight212BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 10,1966 [51.314]PlaceHaina,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1985 by the Montreal Expos.
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1990-MLB-#35 ... 1990-MON-#6
MLB DebutAugust 1,1990 [23.234]
OrganizationsMON [12] NYN [2] BOS [1] CHN [1] DET [1] LAN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID17320Retrosheet IDrojam001MLBAM ID121404
RelationshipsCousin of Moises Alou, Nephew of Felipe Alou, Nephew of Jesus Alou, Nephew of Matty Alou
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts62Walks51Hittable67SO/BB58vsPower67Hitting13Durability66Team.493Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1986Gulf Coast ExposGCLRkmon-ST19454.8813121101055.0633930037344001.8110.25--6.025.530.92.444-
1987Burlington ExposMidwAmon-ST20893.80252504100158.2146846710671008001.348.280.573.805.671.49.471-
1988Rockford ExposMidwAmon-ST21642.4512120300073.0523020329723001.106.380.373.568.842.48.600-
1988West Palm Beach ExposFSLA+mon-ST21103.6022000005.04221140001.007.201.801.807.204.001.000-
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0742.5314140300078.0563222430763001.106.430.463.458.732.53.6362.64
1989Jacksonville ExposSouAAmon-S/R221072.4934122211175112.06239311571048001.064.980.084.588.361.82.588-
1990Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-ST23243.1317170000097.2844234947643001.347.740.834.335.901.36.333-
1990Montreal ExposNLMLBmon51Rel23313.6023023005140.0341716524262001.457.651.135.405.851.08.7504.93
1991Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-S/R24424.1014104002152.2502924414553001.228.540.682.399.403.93.667-
1991Montreal ExposNLMLBmon51Rel24333.75370370013648.0422120413373001.157.880.752.446.942.85.5003.21
1992Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-Rel25215.4040400108.010550371001.5610.80--3.247.562.33.667-
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon51R/CL25711.4368068002610100.2711716234702001.046.350.183.046.262.06.8752.66
1993Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27,51R/CL26582.956606600251088.0803929630485001.258.150.613.064.891.60.3853.80
1994Montreal ExposNLMLBmon51R/CL27323.325805800271684.07135311121843001.107.611.182.259.004.00.6003.58
1995Montreal ExposNLMLBmon51CL28144.125905900483067.2693231229616001.459.180.273.868.112.10.2002.97
1996Montreal ExposNLMLBmon51CL29743.227407400643681.0563029528923001.046.220.563.1110.223.29.6362.74
1997Chicago CubsNLMLBchn51R/CL30044.425405400381359.05430291130612001.428.241.684.589.312.03.0004.99
1997New York MetsNLMLBnyn51Rel30025.13230230012226.024171546321001.148.201.372.0510.945.33.0003.34
1998New York MetsNLMLBnyn51Rel31526.05500500019258.0683939930412001.6910.551.404.666.361.37.7145.29
1999Ottawa LynxILAAAmon-Rel32015.1412012006221.0251312312163001.7610.711.295.146.861.33.000-
1999Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan51Rel320012.6050500205.05773330001.609.005.405.405.401.00-11.53
1999Detroit TigersALMLBdet51Rel320022.7450500206.01216163460002.5317.054.265.688.531.50-9.29
1999Montreal ExposNLMLBmon51Rel320016.8730300102.25550211002.6216.87--6.753.370.50-4.63
2000Sarasota Red SoxFSLA+bos-S/R33017.7154100007.010661251001.7112.861.292.576.432.50.000-
2000Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-Rel33003.0030300203.01110320001.333.00--9.006.000.67--
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0016.30844002010.011771571001.609.900.904.506.301.40.0004.53
2002Nashua PrideAtlInd-R/CL35413.243103100291333.0271212312263001.177.290.813.247.022.17.800-
2003Monclova AcererosMexAAA--Rel36313.3527027008243.04917162182910001.5610.260.423.776.071.61.750-
2004Bridgeport BluefishAtlInd-44Rel37002.08170170013917.0145422141000.927.271.041.047.277.00--
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter34313.82525052500282126664.05913052836525456230001.277.970.883.437.582.21.5230.72
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter40353.501689474923710634.05563072483429049244001.337.860.484.106.951.70.533-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter1193.6777275000195224.221910792189717320001.408.730.723.876.901.78.550-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1072.4934122211175112.06239311571048001.064.980.084.588.361.82.588-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter116.00761000012.014882391001.4210.501.502.256.753.00.500-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14133.38373707100231.119811487139617211001.277.680.503.726.671.79.519-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter454.8813121101055.0633930037344001.8110.25--6.025.530.92.444-
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter412.844804800422250.2411716514404001.097.280.892.497.112.86.800-
Montreal Expos Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter29233.11388038800209109510.04281961773518141925001.197.520.613.187.362.31.558-
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter545.76730730031484.09256541336733001.529.821.393.847.792.03.556-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter044.425405400381359.05430291130612001.428.241.684.589.312.03.000-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0022.7450500206.01216163460002.5317.054.265.688.531.50--
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0012.6050500205.05773330001.609.005.405.405.401.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11103.821730173009342220.019510193218418510001.277.970.883.437.582.21.5240.72
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14123.5058322631133220.0192106861210017015001.337.860.484.106.951.70.538-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1986Gulf Coast ExposGCLRkmon-p191312141000002402000.333.429.417.8465116.500.084.250.38612.5025.002.000.000.0025.00
1987Burlington ExposMidwAmon-p202527140004001801000.148.179.148.3274029.211.000.037.1533.4527.598.000.000.000.00
1989Jacksonville ExposSouAAmon-p223415000000000600000.000.000.000.0000015.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
1990Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-p231714030001000501000.214.214.214.4283015.333.000.000.1950.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1990Montreal ExposNLMLBmon51p23233000000000103000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
1991Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-p241415111002000802000.067.067.133.2002117.143.066.067.0860.0047.060.000.000.00100.00
1991Montreal ExposNLMLBmon51p24374000000000301000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon51p2568150100000001000000.067.067.067.1341015.200.000.000.0610.0066.670.000.000.000.00
1993Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27,51p266612010000000700000.083.083.083.1661012.200.000.000.0750.0058.330.000.000.000.00
1994Montreal ExposNLMLBmon51p275810120000000500000.200.200.200.4002010.400.000.000.1800.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1995Montreal ExposNLMLBmon51p28596000000000402000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1996Montreal ExposNLMLBmon51p29748031003000200000.375.375.500.875418.500.125.125.3820.0025.000.000.000.0033.33
1997Chicago CubsNLMLBchn51p30541000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter439591710030003206000.119.119.136.2558165.259.017.017.0000.0049.230.000.000.0014.29
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1038331220070033106000.145.174.169.34314292.231.024.060.0003.2633.7010.330.000.0016.67
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter31291410030001303000.138.138.172.3105132.250.034.034.0000.0040.630.000.000.0025.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3415000000000600000.000.000.000.0000015.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2527140004001801000.148.179.148.3274029.211.000.037.0003.4527.598.000.000.000.00
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1312141000002402000.333.429.417.8465116.500.084.250.00012.5025.002.000.000.0025.00
Montreal Expos Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter385581710030003206000.121.121.138.2598164.269.017.017.0000.0050.000.000.000.0014.29
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter541000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162220300010001202000.119.119.136.2553024.259.017.017.0000.0049.230.000.000.0014.29
Average Minor - Per 162 games162131519300110054909000.145.174.169.343223145.231.024.060.0003.2633.7010.330.000.0016.67

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1986Gulf Coast Expos GCLRkmon19P13--616222422.9171.69------13100.021.0
1987Burlington Expos MidwAmon20P25--1629545045.9001.80------25100.018.2
1988Rockford Expos MidwAmon21P12--27--991.0000.75------12100.08.6
1989Jacksonville Expos SouAAmon22P34--4193-2623.8850.68------34100.023.6
1990Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon23P17--811312219.8641.12------17100.011.6
1990Montreal ExposNLMLBmon23P23-40241-76.8570.260.15-----23100.014.2
1991Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon24P14---6--661.0000.43------14100.09.8
1991Montreal ExposNLMLBmon24P37-4825--771.0000.190.15-----37100.023.0
1992Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon25P4---1--111.0000.25------4100.02.8
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25P68-100912212321.9130.310.21-----68100.042.0
1993Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26P66-8879-116161.0000.240.18-----66100.040.7
1994Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27P58-84810-118181.0000.310.21-----58100.050.9
1995Montreal ExposNLMLBmon28P59-6747-111111.0000.190.16-----59100.041.0
1996Montreal ExposNLMLBmon29P74-814131-1817.9440.230.21-----74100.045.7
1997Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30P54-59-51-65.8330.090.08-----54100.033.3
1997New York MetsNLMLBnyn30P23-2622--441.0000.170.15-----23100.014.2
1998New York MetsNLMLBnyn31P50-58611111817.9440.340.29-----50100.030.9
1999Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon32P12---------------12100.08.3
1999Detroit TigersALMLBdet32P5-6-1--111.0000.200.17-----5100.03.1
1999Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan32P5-5-1--111.0000.200.20-----5100.03.1
1999Montreal ExposNLMLBmon32P3-2-1--111.0000.330.50-----3100.01.9
2000Sarasota Red Sox FSLA+bos33P5---------------5100.03.6
2000Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos33P3---------------3100.02.1
MLB Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P525-664448165131125.9540.240.19-----5250.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P50--818312926.8970.52------500.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P34--4193-2623.8850.68------340.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P5---------------50.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P37--1836545954.9151.46------370.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P13--616222422.9171.69------130.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1986Gulf Coast Expos GCLRkmon1913----------
1987Burlington Expos MidwAmon2025----------
1988Rockford Expos MidwAmon2112----------
1989Jacksonville Expos SouAAmon2234----------
1990Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon2317----------
1990Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2323----------
1991Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon2414----------
1991Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2437----------
1992Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon254----------
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2568----------
1993Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2666----------
1994Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2758----------
1995Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2859----------
1996Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2974----------
1997Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3054----------
1997New York MetsNLMLBnyn3023----------
1998New York MetsNLMLBnyn3150----------
1999Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon3212----------
1999Detroit TigersALMLBdet325----------
1999Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan325----------
1999Montreal ExposNLMLBmon323----------
2000Sarasota Red Sox FSLA+bos335----------
2000Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos333----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1999-07-03Released by Expos. 
1999-05-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Expos. 
1999-05-12Released by Tigers. 
1999-04-16TradeTraded by Dodgers with Dave Mlicki to Tigers for Richard Roberts, Aposto Garcia and Robinson Checo. 
1998-11-11TradeTraded by Mets to Dodgers for Bobby Bonilla. 
1997-08-08TradeTraded by Cubs with Turk Wendell and Brian McRae to Mets for Manny Alexander, Mark Clark and Lance Johnson. 
1996-12-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1996-12-07Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1985-11-07ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Expos. 
* 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
1990Montreal ExposTeam Payroll23100,000-64941-515,727100,000100,000
1991Montreal ExposTeam Payroll24115,000-5661718742,231100,000215,000
1992Montreal ExposTeam Payroll25109,000-68044-962,245109,000324,000
1993Montreal ExposTeam Payroll26300,000-448950968,431109,000624,000
1994Montreal ExposTeam Payroll27850,000-274670957,101109,0001,474,000
1995Montreal ExposTeam Payroll281,300,000-203478++999,520109,0002,774,000
1996Montreal ExposTeam Payroll292,025,000-155383++957,870109,0004,799,000
1997New York MetsTeam Payroll304,583,333-63394++1,182,177150,0009,382,333
1997Chicago CubsTeam Payroll304,583,333-63294++1,182,177150,0009,382,333
1998New York MetsTeam Payroll314,583,333-76592++1,276,192170,00013,965,666
1999Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll324,583,334-102689++1,454,491200,00018,549,000
1999Montreal ExposTeam Payroll324,583,334-102189++1,454,491200,00018,549,000
1999Detroit TigersTeam Payroll324,583,334-102289++1,454,491200,00018,549,000
* 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