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Mark SalasTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1979-1991 MLB Years: 1984-1991
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PositionsC-785, OF-60, DH-47, 1B-6, 3B-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMark Bruce Salas
Height6-0Weight205BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 8,1961 [57.080]PlaceMontebello,California
High SchoolNogales (La Puente,CA)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 18th round (448th overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutJune 19,1984 [23.103]
OrganizationsSLN [6] MIN [3] DET [2] NYA [2] CHA [1] CLE [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-2
TBC Player ID17512Retrosheet IDsalam001MLBAM ID121628
RelationshipsSon of Bobby Salas
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed28Power63Contact74XBH69RBIs62Runs48Hitting46Durability49Team.508Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979Johnson City CardinalsAppRksln-c185314423354252320111403000.243.297.403.7005811158.240.160.250.3136.968.861.273.1628.8031.43
1980Gastonia CardinalsSALAsln-c199826742678394630232253500.251.317.404.72110820303.241.153.251.3247.597.260.962.9729.6729.85
1981St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+sln-c20100321267892252942325151040.243.287.302.5899713360.250.059.146.2666.396.941.090.56160.5016.67
1982Nashville SoundsSouAAnya-c214313719357062000111524120.255.318.438.7566013155.248.183.263.3327.109.681.363.8722.8337.14
1982Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-c2127764174005103500010.224.253.276.52921479.239.052.105.2353.806.331.670.000.0023.53
1982Totals for AA-AA         70213235211062510142024130.244.296.380.6768117234.245.136.207.2995.988.551.432.5635.5032.69
1982Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-c21722140001000400000.182.182.182.3644022.222.000.000.1650.0018.180.000.000.000.00
1982Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         77235245611062610142424130.238.286.362.6488517256.243.124.187.2875.479.381.712.3439.1730.36
1983Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-c-of22131473761442542082754256243120.304.362.501.86323749524.310.197.290.3748.0210.691.333.8223.6534.03
1984Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-c23953162877202124821204301310.244.286.434.72013734340.246.190.256.3185.8812.652.153.5326.3344.16
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln10c-of231420121001000301000.100.100.150.2503121.118.050.050.1100.0014.290.000.000.0050.00
1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin12c241203605110820594101183710357.300.332.458.79016534382.312.158.206.3434.719.692.062.3640.0031.48
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin12c259125828607483331183215328.233.282.384.6669919285.235.151.229.2926.3211.231.782.8132.2531.67
1987Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-2612435101024005800000.233.313.395.70817348.242.162.279.31410.4216.671.604.1721.5030.00
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin12c2622458172039015600110.378.431.6221.05328551.378.244.333.4429.8011.761.205.8815.0029.41
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya27c265011513234031200101731102.200.279.313.592367130.208.113.200.2697.6913.081.702.3138.3330.43
1982Totals for AL-AL         7216021406062101152331212.250.322.400.7226412181.256.150.238.3248.2912.711.533.3126.6730.00
1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27c27751961749703900121730023.250.303.332.6356510211.261.082.143.2885.698.061.421.4265.3320.41
1989Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-c2846146274610262000161612160.315.384.534.9187818166.320.219.329.3979.649.641.003.6124.3339.13
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle8dh28307741741270051310012.221.277.377.65429783.242.156.221.2916.0215.662.602.4138.5041.18
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet10c297416418383092400212811023.232.323.415.7386812187.228.183.311.33111.2314.971.334.8118.2231.58
1991Detroit TigersALMLBdet27c-dh3033572510170001020100.088.117.158.2759260.085.070.070.1270.0016.670.001.6757.0040.00
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter5091292142319491038143338916312891325.247.300.389.689502971410.255.142.211.0006.3111.561.832.7034.0030.41
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter61219452515138815623012410154208112223260.264.318.420.7388171652155.266.156.243.0007.159.651.352.8831.3732.16
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter16052761137314207321417113470.260.312.448.76023655576.266.188.268.0007.1212.331.733.4726.3540.15
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2016869919636426107855676484150.286.341.464.80531866758.289.178.264.0007.3910.031.363.4326.3833.67
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter100321267892252942325151040.243.287.302.5899713360.250.059.146.0006.396.941.090.56160.5016.67
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9826742678394630232253500.251.317.404.72110820303.241.153.251.0007.597.260.962.9729.6729.85
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5314423354252320111403000.243.297.403.7005811158.240.160.250.0006.968.861.273.1628.8031.43
Minnesota Twins Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter233663871852992083334175257815.279.320.440.76029258718.287.161.223.0005.7110.451.832.7933.1531.35
Detroit Tigers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter107221204340103100213831123.195.272.348.6207714247.190.153.249.0008.5015.381.814.0522.1032.56
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter751961749703900121730023.250.303.332.6356510211.261.082.143.0005.698.061.421.4265.3320.41
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5011513234031200101731102.200.279.313.592367130.208.113.200.0007.6913.081.702.3138.3330.43
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter307741741270051310012.221.277.377.65429783.242.156.221.0006.0215.662.602.4138.5041.18
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1420121001000301000.100.100.150.2503121.118.050.050.0000.0014.290.000.000.0050.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16241145102163124611285243348.247.300.389.68916031449.255.142.211.0006.3111.561.832.7034.0030.41
Average Minor - Per 162 games16251566136234168063415536670.264.318.420.73821644570.266.156.243.0007.159.651.352.8831.3732.16

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1979Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln18C48--1941982221213.9644.44-----105390.670.6
1980Gastonia Cardinals SALAsln19C88--4524156498493.9905.60------9889.862.9
1981St. Petersburg Cardinals FSLA+sln20C89--38765136465452.9725.08-----810089.067.4
1981St. Petersburg Cardinals FSLA+sln201B1---1--111.0001.00------1001.00.8
1982Nashville Sounds SouAAnya21C40--267247-298291.9777.28-----94393.027.8
1982Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln21C17--881514104103.9906.06------2763.012.5
1982Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln21C6--163112019.9503.17------785.74.4
1983Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln22C49--2623635301298.9906.08-----413137.436.0
1983Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln22OF47--725117877.9871.64------13135.934.6
1984Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln23C48--2552764288282.9795.88-----29550.531.0
1984Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln23OF9--511176.8570.67------959.55.8
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23C4--112--13131.0003.25------1428.62.5
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23OF3--2---221.0000.67------1421.41.9
1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24C115--52939510573568.9914.94-643763.41112095.871.0
1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24DH3---------------1202.51.9
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25C69--3583285398390.9805.65-412166.159175.842.6
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25DH8---------------918.84.9
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya26C41--17213--1851851.0004.51-221264.785082.025.3
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26C14--8631-9089.9896.36-20195.222263.68.6
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya26DH4---------------508.02.5
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya26OF1---------------502.00.6
1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27C69--2513565292286.9794.14-372064.967592.042.9
1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27DH1---------------751.30.6
1989Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle28C15--865139291.9896.07-----14632.610.6
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28DH20---------------3066.712.3
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28C5--31--441.0000.80-1150.0-3016.73.1
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet29C57--2272233252249.9884.37-361669.267477.035.2
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet29DH3---------------744.11.9
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet293B1---1--111.0001.00------741.40.6
1991Detroit TigersALMLBdet30C11--221--23231.0002.09-4266.7-3333.36.8
1991Detroit TigersALMLBdet30DH8---------------3324.24.9
1991Detroit TigersALMLBdet301B5--61--771.0001.40------3315.23.1
MLB Totals for C - 8 season(s)-   C385--1659148232318301807.9874.69-22511067.2383850.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 7 season(s)-   DH47---------------470.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B5--61--771.0001.40------50.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF4--2---221.0000.50------40.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C69--3573588400392.9805.68-----3690.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF9--511176.8570.67------90.00.0
AA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C106--61775119703692.9846.53-----131060.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF47--725117877.9871.64------470.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C89--38765136465452.9725.08-----8890.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0
A Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C88--4524156498493.9905.60------880.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C48--1941982221213.9644.44-----10480.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1979Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln18-48---------
1980Gastonia Cardinals SALAsln19-88---------
1981St. Petersburg Cardinals FSLA+sln20-891--------
1982Nashville Sounds SouAAnya21-40---------
1982Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln21-17---------
1982Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln21-6---------
1983Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln22-49-------47-
1984Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln23-48-------9-
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23-4-------3-
1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24-115--------3
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25-69--------8
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya26-41-------14
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26-14---------
1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27-69--------1
1989Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle28-15---------
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28-5--------20
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet29-57---1----3
1991Detroit TigersALMLBdet30-115-------8

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1993Hickory CrawdadsSALAMinorcha32Hitting Coach1405288.37132.56Fred Kendall
1994Sarasota Red SoxFSLA+Minorbos33Hitting Coach1336964.51911.55Rafael LandestoyLost in Semi-Finals
1996Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha35Bullpen Catcher1628577.52514.52Terry Bevington
1997Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha36Bullpen Catcher1618081.4976.02Terry Bevington
1998Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha37Bullpen Catcher1628082.4949.02Jerry Manuel
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha38Bullpen Catcher1617586.46621.52Jerry Manuel
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha39Scout1629567.586--1Jerry ManuelLost in 1st Round (Mariners)
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha40Scout1628379.5128.03Jerry Manuel
2007Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha46Bullpen Catcher1627290.44424.04Ozzie Guillen
2008Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha47Bullpen Catcher1638974.546--1Ozzie GuillenLost in 1st Round (Rays)
2009Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha48Bullpen Catcher1627983.4887.54Ozzie Guillen
2011Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha50Bullpen Catcher1627983.48816.03Ozzie Guillen,Don Cooper
2012Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha51Bullpen Catcher1628577.5253.02Robin Ventura
2013Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha52Bullpen Catcher1626399.38930.05Robin Ventura
2014Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha53Bullpen Catcher1627389.45117.04Robin Ventura
2015Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha54Bullpen Catcher1627686.46919.04Robin Ventura
2016Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha55Bullpen Catcher1627884.48116.54Robin Ventura
2018Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha57Bullpen Catcher491633.3278.55Rick Renteria
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1991-10-29Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1990-04-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1989-12-01Released by Indians. 
1989-04-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1989-03-28Released by White Sox. 
1987-11-12TradeTraded by Yankees with Steve Rosenberg and Dan Pasqua to White Sox for Scott Nielsen and Richard Dotson. 
1987-06-07TradeTraded by Twins to Yankees for Joe Niekro. 
* 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
1985Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll2460,000-51631-370,78060,00060,000
1986Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll25115,000-4832031386,34760,000175,000
1987New York YankeesTeam Payroll26137,000-3792647344,90660,000312,000
1987Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll26137,000-3791147344,90660,000312,000
1988Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll27185,000-3891045392,10762,500497,000
1989Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll2862,500-69143-429,80262,500559,500
1990Detroit TigersTeam Payroll29100,000-64941-515,727100,000659,500
1991Detroit TigersTeam Payroll30450,000-3491951742,231100,0001,109,500
* 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