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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
David John Sax
Stat Years
1978-1992  [mlb] 1982-1987
Height/Weight
6-0 / 185
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
C (476) ... 3B (153) ... OF (105) ... 1B (100) ... 2B (29) ... SS (1)
Draft Position
C-OF
Born Date/Place
High School
River City (Sacramento,CA)
Colleges
Cosumnes River College (Sacramento, California)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1978
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1982-09-01 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.344)
Service Time
Organizations
LAN [7] NYA [4] BOS [3] PIT [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 17601 ... retro id: sax-d001 ... mlbam id: 121730
Relations
Brother of Steve Sax
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1978Lethbridge DodgersPioRklan-192b---144145313910243101202202200.269.353.448.8011696516.310.179.28911.8313.021.1036.22.3741.0
    1979Clinton DodgersMidwAlan-20c---297282377618164975433122700.270.362.404.76633611425.294.134.27812.809.230.7247.01.7932.9
    1980Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+lan-21of-c---35819333688523353441221400.352.469.477.9462449215.363.125.36118.034.920.2796.50.8222.1
    1980Lodi DodgersCalifA+lan-21c---3431239213011111242002200.171.302.220.522151274.244.049.19215.8913.250.83123.00.6619.0
    1981San Antonio DodgersTexAAlan-22c-of---462221436813243120322510100.308.396.439.8352559719.285.131.33212.559.800.7855.21.5727.9
    1982Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-23c---5117417711322911275106515472620.317.395.477.87248319942.293.160.33610.5611.181.0634.82.4831.8
    1982Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2323ofL-S-E-P522000000000000000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1983Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-24c---675280599622385943313821400.343.407.529.93631814833.300.186.3709.7511.951.2335.02.5234.4
    1983Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2224cL-S-E-P678000001000000000.000.000.000.000800.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1984Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-25c-of---71062945476141104103684611140.259.398.415.81336512225.378.156.27618.6312.600.6829.42.7432.9
    1985Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-26c---82061613201400121001000.213.342.295.63774183.279.082.24016.2213.510.8361.01.3523.1
    1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1626cL-S-E-P822362113006013303100.306.350.389.73943143.139.083.3246.986.981.000.00.0027.3
    1986Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-273b---999322319319194902434904200.289.371.438.80937114129.276.149.31611.5913.211.1435.82.4331.2
    1986Boston Red SoxALMLBbos5027c-1bL-S-E-P9411151011000100000.455.455.8181.2731192.364.363.4440.009.090.0011.09.0940.0
    1987Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-283b---10852623363100103302484214300.240.357.393.75031810320.328.153.24915.0913.210.8826.23.1431.8
    1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1228cL-S-E-P1023000000000100000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    1988Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-29c---11381037233031111142101220.223.311.340.651120356.252.117.24711.6717.501.5034.32.5026.1
    1989Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-30c---122164102030050091011110.313.400.359.75976233.188.046.36411.8413.161.110.00.0015.0
    1990Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-31c---137320518519041921323821120.249.354.351.7052417213.263.102.28713.2815.771.1951.21.6625.5
    1991Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-321b-c---1499270457719285410513901320.285.395.459.85432512429.367.174.30515.6912.000.7633.82.4637.7
    1992Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-33c---155818823414142030223701200.218.297.314.611213599.229.096.24810.3317.371.6847.01.8822.0
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)37603164018013503100.267.297.383.68067235.150.116.2734.487.461.6760.01.4931.2
    American League Totals (3 yrs)28503164017013503100.320.352.460.81257235.180.140.3335.268.771.6750.01.7531.2
    National League Totals (2 yrs)910000001000000000.000.000.000.0001000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals1095343051095718619865253628544494192541130.279.377.420.79740591439291.301.141.30113.4012.170.9139.92.1230.4
    Minor: Rk Totals44145313910243101202202200.269.353.448.8011696516.310.179.28911.8313.021.1036.22.3741.0
    Minor: A Totals97282377618164975433122700.270.362.404.76633611425.294.134.27812.809.230.7247.01.7932.9
    Minor: A+ Totals101316428911534464683223600.282.406.377.78339511919.316.095.30017.228.100.47105.30.7621.4
    Minor: AA Totals62221436813243120322510100.308.396.439.8352559719.285.131.33212.559.800.7855.21.5727.9
    Minor: AAA Totals79124663576851349693702118381384141825130.278.374.423.79729041044212.301.145.30213.1213.221.0135.72.3831.0
    Boston Red Sox Totals (3 yrs)28503164017013503100.320.352.460.81257235.180.140.3335.268.771.6750.01.7531.2
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (2 yrs)910000001000000000.000.000.000.0001000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    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 Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1979Clinton DodgersMidwAlan-201---100.0010000102.02000110001.509.000.004.504.500.001.001.000
    1979Minor Totals: LANbyYearA----201---100.0010000102.02000110001.509.000.004.504.500.001.001.000
    1980Lodi DodgersCalifA+lan-212---009.0010000105.08653200002.0014.405.403.600.0010.800.00.000
    1980Minor Totals: LANbyYearA+----211---009.0010000105.08653200002.0014.405.403.600.0010.800.00.000
    Minor League Totals106.4320000207.010653310001.8612.863.863.861.297.710.331.000
    Minor: A Totals100.0010000102.02000110001.509.000.004.504.500.001.001.000
    Minor: A+ Totals009.0010000105.08653200002.0014.405.403.600.0010.800.00.000
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1978Lethbridge DodgersPioRk192B2900.078741011162152.9385.200.0042.665.91
    1978Lethbridge DodgersPioRk193B600.0143085.6250.800.008.813.63
    1978Lethbridge DodgersPioRk19SS100.00200221.0002.000.001.52.34
    1979Clinton DodgersMidwA20C4400.02072260235229.9745.200.0033.145.43
    1979Clinton DodgersMidwA201B200.01710118181.0009.000.001.52.14
    1979Clinton DodgersMidwA203B400.019101110.9092.500.003.04.13
    1979Clinton DodgersMidwA20OF400.01000111.0000.300.003.04.19
    1980Lodi DodgersCalifA+21C2300.0971531115112.9744.900.0016.453.54
    1980Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+21C2100.011213192126125.9926.000.0014.936.22
    1980Lodi DodgersCalifA+211B600.04920351511.0008.500.004.314.05
    1980Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+211B100.07001771.0007.000.000.71.73
    1980Lodi DodgersCalifA+213B500.077511914.7372.800.003.611.64
    1980Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+21OF3200.0375104342.9771.300.0022.755.23
    1980Lodi DodgersCalifA+21OF600.06100771.0001.200.004.314.03
    1981San Antonio DodgersTexAA22C2500.01961642216212.9818.500.0036.840.32
    1981San Antonio DodgersTexAA22OF1800.0351103736.9732.000.0026.529.06
    1982Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA23C4700.02732180302294.9746.300.0032.940.23
    1982Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA231B1400.01044081081081.0007.700.009.812.02
    1982Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA233B2000.0732344239.9292.000.0014.017.12
    1982Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA23OF1400.0190102019.9501.400.009.812.06
    1982Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB23OF100.01000111.0001.000.000.650.011
    1983Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA24C2800.01301532148145.9805.200.0019.637.32
    1983Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA241B300.02930432321.00010.700.002.14.04
    1983Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB24C400.0110101211.9172.800.002.557.15
    1984Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA25C3800.01571760180174.9674.600.0026.635.82
    1984Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA251B1400.01064211112110.9827.900.009.813.23
    1984Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA253B200.00400441.0002.000.001.41.97
    1984Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA25OF2200.0342303936.9231.600.0015.420.86
    1985Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA26C900.03640040401.0004.400.006.545.04
    1985Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA263B300.0051165.8331.700.002.215.06
    1985Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA26OF400.0601076.8571.500.002.920.08
    1985Boston Red SoxALMLB26C1600.0660106766.9854.100.009.972.73
    1985Boston Red SoxALMLB26OF400.0000000.0000.000.002.518.210
    1986Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA27C3300.0125720134132.9854.000.0023.733.32
    1986Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA271B800.05730560601.0007.500.005.88.12
    1986Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA273B6700.04395158153138.9022.100.0048.267.71
    1986Boston Red SoxALMLB27C200.01010011111.0005.500.001.250.03
    1986Boston Red SoxALMLB271B100.04000441.0004.000.000.625.06
    1987Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA28C1700.06611318077.9634.500.0012.120.03
    1987Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA281B500.0353163938.9747.600.003.65.94
    1987Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA283B4500.03962134114101.8862.200.0032.152.91
    1987Boston Red SoxALMLB28C200.09001991.0004.500.001.2100.05
    1988Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA29C3400.01531233168165.9824.900.0023.989.52
    1988Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA293B100.01201331.0003.000.000.72.66
    1989Columbus ClippersILAAA30C1500.07710108887.9895.800.0010.371.44
    1990Columbus ClippersILAAA31C5200.03082147333329.9886.300.0035.671.22
    1990Columbus ClippersILAAA311B300.02220224241.0008.000.002.14.111
    1991Columbus ClippersILAAA32C3100.01371042151147.9744.700.0021.531.33
    1991Columbus ClippersILAAA321B3500.023726418267263.9857.500.0024.335.43
    1992Columbus ClippersILAAA33C3500.02291623247245.9927.000.0024.360.32
    1992Columbus ClippersILAAA331B800.04630549491.0006.100.005.613.83
    MLB Totals - (C)2400961219997.9804.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (1B)1004000441.0004.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)5001000111.0000.200.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (C)339001691144361818711835.9815.400.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)900063648759691684.9907.600.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)13800902003218322290.9012.100.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)4000592506661.9241.500.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (C)25001961642216212.9818.500.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)1800351103736.9732.000.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (C)440020928493241237.9835.400.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (1B)7005620458581.0008.300.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (3B)50077511914.7372.800.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)3800436105049.9801.300.000.00.00
    A Totals - (C)44002072260235229.9745.200.000.00.00
    A Totals - (1B)2001710118181.0009.000.000.00.00
    A Totals - (3B)40019101110.9092.500.000.00.00
    A Totals - (OF)4001000111.0000.300.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (2B)290078741011162152.9385.200.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (3B)600143085.6250.800.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (SS)1000200221.0002.000.000.00.00
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    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
    1978Minor---2961-----
    1979Minor-442-4----4-
    1980Minor-447-5----38-
    1981Minor-25-------18-
    1982MLB---------1-
    1982Minor-4714-20----14-
    1983MLB-4---------
    1983Minor-283--------
    1984Minor-3814-2----22-
    1985MLB-16-------4-
    1985Minor-9--3----4-
    1986MLB-21--------
    1986Minor-338-67------
    1987MLB-2---------
    1987Minor-175-45------
    1988Minor-34--1------
    1989Minor-15---------
    1990Minor-523--------
    1991Minor-3135--------
    1992Minor-358--------
    Totals-476100291531---105-