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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Roger Howard Samuels
Stat Years
1983-1990  [mlb] 1988-1989
Height/Weight
6-5 / 210
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (286)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Branham (San Jose,CA)
Colleges
San Jose City College (San Jose,California), Santa Clara University (Santa Clara,California)
Draft
Selected by the Houston Astros in Round #10 (#244 overall) of the 1983 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1988-07-20 - Boxscore  (Age: 27.196)
Service Time
Organizations
HOU [4] SFN [3] PIT [2] NYN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 17533 ... retro id: samur001 ... mlbam id: 121653
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1983Auburn AstrosNYPLA-hou-221---323.48650011033.2331913119213031.548.820.275.085.615.081.11.600
    1983Asheville TouristsSALAhou-221---344.051091001060.060332712304710001.509.001.804.507.054.951.57.429
    1983Minor Totals: HOUbyYearA-/A----222---663.8616141012093.793524013496813031.528.981.264.736.575.021.39.500
    1984Asheville TouristsSALAhou-232---453.3615141101088.18238337448210001.438.350.714.488.353.871.86.444
    1984Daytona AstrosFSLA+hou-232---544.2113113112068.1674032337446041.528.820.404.875.805.271.19.556
    1984Minor Totals: HOUbyYearA+/A----232---993.75282542130156.71497865108112616041.478.590.584.677.264.491.56.500
    1985Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-243---1093.96332510482147.213273651882858001.458.051.105.005.184.451.04.526
    1985Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAA----241---1093.97332510482147.713273651882858001.458.071.105.015.204.461.04.526
    1986Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-254---235.10383001635077.2764944946564031.578.811.045.336.495.681.22.400
    1986Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAA----251---235.13383001635077.7764944946564031.588.861.055.366.535.711.22.400
    1987Fresno GiantsCalifA+sfn-265---120.84270001827942.229114118642011.106.120.213.8013.502.323.56.333
    1987Shreveport CaptainsTexAAsfn-265---311.62211001120433.124106210352001.026.480.542.709.452.703.50.750
    1987Minor Totals: SFNbyYearAA/A+----262---431.184810029471376.0532110328994011.076.280.363.3211.722.493.54.571
    1988Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-276---322.63300002130848.0341614115333011.026.380.192.816.193.002.20.600
    1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn58276Log - Sp - Ext - Perf123.4715000815023.11710947222011.036.561.542.708.493.863.14.333
    1988Minor Totals: SFNbyYearAAA----271---322.63300002130848.0341614115333011.026.380.192.816.193.002.20.600
    1988MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf123.5115000815023.31710947222011.046.621.562.738.573.903.14.333
    1989Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-287---112.3619000719226.22311708182021.167.760.002.706.073.712.25.500
    1989Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-287---033.20140001014219.2147714180010.926.410.461.838.243.204.50.000
    1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit58287Log - Sp - Ext - Perf009.8250004503.29441420003.5522.092.459.824.919.820.50.000
    1989Minor Totals: PIT-SFNbyYearAAA----282---142.73330001733446.3371814112362031.067.220.202.347.033.513.00.200
    1989MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0011.2550004503.79441420004.0625.312.8111.255.6311.250.50.000
    1990Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-298---332.83351001834241.1391513213294051.268.490.442.836.313.272.23.500
    1990Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-298---003.6050001505.06220140001.4010.800.001.807.203.604.00.000
    1990Minor Totals: PIT-NYNbyYearAAA----292---332.93401001939246.3451715214334051.288.790.392.736.443.322.36.500
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)124.33200001220027.0261413511242011.378.671.673.678.004.672.18.333
    National League Totals (2 yrs)124.33200001220027.0261413511242011.378.671.673.678.004.672.18.333
    Minor League Totals38393.47266696210819729692.361932426757327536540201.378.050.744.256.974.211.64.494
    Minor: A- Totals323.52650011033.7331913119213031.578.950.275.155.695.151.11.600
    Minor: A Totals793.65252321020148.31427160197412920001.468.631.154.507.844.311.74.438
    Minor: A+ Totals662.9240113119299111.09651364551088051.367.780.324.468.764.141.96.500
    Minor: AA Totals15134.0192291031636258.72321321152913817614031.438.091.014.816.134.601.28.536
    Minor: AAA Totals792.761031005710214140.711651434411029091.127.450.262.636.553.272.49.438
    San Francisco Giants Totals (1 yrs)123.5115000815023.31710947222011.046.621.562.738.573.903.14.333
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (1 yrs)0011.2550004503.79441420004.0625.312.8111.255.6311.250.50.000
    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%
    1984Asheville TouristsSALAhou-23p---11517110000003702000.059.200.059.2592210.176.000.10013.6431.822.330.00.000.0
    1984Daytona AstrosFSLA+hou-23p---1139010001000400000.111.111.111.222910.000.000.2000.0044.440.000.00.000.0
    1985Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-24p---23310000000001602000.000.091.000.0911300.100.000.0007.6946.156.000.00.000.0
    1986Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-25p---3381000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1987Fresno GiantsCalifA+sfn-26p---4271100001001000000.000.500.000.5002001.000.000.00050.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1987Shreveport CaptainsTexAAsfn-26p---4213010001001100000.333.500.333.833410.333.000.50025.0025.001.000.00.000.0
    1988Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-27p---5305020001001100000.400.500.400.900620.200.000.50016.6716.671.000.00.000.0
    1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn5827pL-S-E-P5153000000000200000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    1990Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-29p---63521200010010000001.0001.0001.0002.000320.500.0001.00033.330.000.000.00.000.0
    1990Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-29p---651000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)153000000000200000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (1 yrs)153000000000200000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals217493700050082004000.143.263.143.4066170.163.000.24113.1132.792.500.00.000.0
    Minor: A Totals1517110000003702000.059.200.059.2592210.176.000.10013.6431.822.330.00.000.0
    Minor: A+ Totals4010110002001400000.100.182.100.2821110.100.000.1679.0936.364.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals9214010001002702000.071.188.071.2591810.143.000.14311.1138.893.500.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals708140002002200000.500.600.5001.1001040.250.000.66720.0020.001.000.00.000.0
    San Francisco Giants Totals (1 yrs)153000000000200000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    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
    1983Auburn AstrosNYPLA-22P600.0190010101.0001.700.008.1100.012
    1983Asheville TouristsSALA22P1000.0414101918.9471.800.006.9100.013
    1984Asheville TouristsSALA23P1500.0530213735.9462.300.0010.5100.011
    1984Daytona AstrosFSLA+23P1300.0320102423.9581.800.009.0100.012
    1985Columbus AstrosSouAA24P3300.0435224139.9511.200.0022.9100.04
    1986Columbus AstrosSouAA25P3800.0415202119.9050.500.0027.1100.03
    1987Fresno GiantsCalifA+26P2700.0224084.5000.100.0018.9100.05
    1987Shreveport CaptainsTexAA26P2100.0132064.6670.200.0015.6100.09
    1988Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAA27P3000.04500991.0000.300.0021.0100.03
    1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLB27P15023.11400551.0000.300.229.3100.011
    1989Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA28P1900.01600771.0000.400.0013.4100.011
    1989Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAA28P1400.0131054.8000.300.009.8100.09
    1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB28P503.2000000.0000.000.003.1100.020
    1990Tidewater TidesILAAA29P3500.00800881.0000.200.0024.0100.03
    1990Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA29P500.00100111.0000.200.003.4100.018
    MLB Totals - (P)20026140010.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)103006231010.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)92009536211.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (P)40005225011.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (P)25009443112.0000.000.00---------
    A- Totals - (P)600190012.0000.000.00---------
    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 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
    1983Minor16----------
    1984Minor28----------
    1985Minor33----------
    1986Minor38----------
    1987Minor48----------
    1988MLB15----------
    1988Minor30----------
    1989MLB5----------
    1989Minor33----------
    1990Minor40----------
    Totals286----------