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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Raymond John Soff
Stat Years
1979-1992  [mlb] 1986-1987
Height/Weight
6-0 / 185
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (454)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1958-10-31 in Adrian, Michigan   [61.079]
Death
High School
Blissfield (Blissfield,MI)
Colleges
Central Michigan University (Mount Pleasant, Michigan)
Draft
Selected by the Chicago Cubs in Round #11 (#272 overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1986-07-17 - Boxscore  (Age: 27.259)
Service Time
Organizations
CHN [6] SLN [3] NYN [3] MIN [2] CAL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18249 ... retro id: soffr001 ... mlbam id: 122520
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1979Geneva CubsNYPLA-chn-201---323.70980001056.0482623234384051.467.710.325.466.114.181.12.600
    1979Minor Totals: CHNbyYearA-----201---323.70980001056.0482623234384051.467.710.325.466.114.181.12.600
    1980Quad Cities CubsMidwAchn-212---184.7740200038766.06149352325910071.418.320.274.368.056.681.84.111
    1980Minor Totals: CHNbyYearA----211---184.7740200038766.06149352325910071.418.320.274.368.056.681.84.111
    1981Quad Cities CubsMidwAchn-223---303.71320002032651.0492721224396001.438.650.354.246.884.761.631.000
    1981Minor Totals: CHNbyYearA----221---303.71320002032651.0492721224396001.438.650.354.246.884.761.631.000
    1982Salinas SpursCalifA+chn-234---1073.164300037431182.2743629530803041.268.060.543.278.713.922.67.588
    1982Minor Totals: CHNbyYearA+----231---1073.184300037431182.7743629530803041.278.100.553.288.763.942.67.588
    1983Midland CubsTexAAchn-245---436.84453003042276.19863589374116051.7711.551.064.364.837.431.11.571
    1983Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAA----241---436.86453003042276.39863589374116051.7711.591.064.384.857.451.11.571
    1984Midland CubsTexAAchn-256---211.521051015041.136127112171001.167.840.222.613.702.611.42.667
    1984Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAA----251---211.531051015041.336127112171001.177.880.222.633.722.631.42.667
    1985Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-267---531.38190001519626.0165409262000.965.540.003.129.001.732.89.625
    1985Minor Totals: SLNbyYearAA----261---531.38190001519626.0165409262000.965.540.003.129.001.732.89.625
    1986Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-278---321.27180001418621.1197317170001.228.020.422.957.172.952.43.600
    1986Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-278---321.69210001421342.234138015311001.157.170.003.166.542.742.07.600
    1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln47278Log - Sp - Ext - Perf423.2930000930038.1371714413222101.308.690.943.055.173.991.69.667
    1986Minor Totals: SLNbyYearAA/AAA----272---641.55390002839964.0532011122481001.177.450.143.096.752.812.18.600
    1986MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf423.3130000930038.3371714413222101.318.740.943.075.204.021.69.667
    1987Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-289---695.64231310210083.010963521134355041.7211.821.193.693.806.831.03.400
    1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln47289Log - Sp - Ext - Perf106.4612000112015.11811113590011.5010.571.762.935.286.461.801.000
    1987Minor Totals: SLNbyYearAAA----281---695.64231310210083.010963521134355041.7211.821.193.693.806.831.03.400
    1987MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf106.5612000112015.31811113590011.5210.731.792.985.366.561.801.000
    1988Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-2910---853.912813306152133.21486658645615051.449.970.403.034.114.441.36.615
    1988Minor Totals: MINbyYearAAA----291---853.922813306152133.71486658645615051.4510.000.413.044.124.461.36.615
    1989Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-3011---643.81296001523585.0833836627591021.298.790.642.866.254.022.19.600
    1989Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-3011---102.3012000412015.216441262021.159.190.571.153.452.303.001.000
    1989Minor Totals: NYN-MINbyYearAAA----302---743.594160019355100.7994240729653041.288.890.632.605.843.772.24.636
    1990Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-3112---642.383112103190109.2903129232633021.117.390.162.635.172.541.97.600
    1990Minor Totals: NYNbyYearAAA----311---642.393112103190109.7903129232633021.127.420.162.645.192.551.97.600
    1991Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-3213---873.522818332100138.01185654748846041.207.700.463.135.483.651.75.533
    1991Minor Totals: NYNbyYearAAA----321---873.522818332100138.01185654748846041.207.700.463.135.483.651.75.533
    1992Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAcal-3314---1193.89242450000166.21778572146511510101.459.560.763.516.214.591.77.550
    1992Minor Totals: CALbyYearAAA----331---1193.90242450000166.71778572146511510101.469.580.763.526.234.601.77.550
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)524.23420001042053.7552825718312111.379.301.183.055.244.741.72.714
    National League Totals (2 yrs)524.23420001042053.7552825718312111.379.301.183.055.244.741.72.714
    Minor League Totals80663.71412104143163308481,195.0117658149369453771751401.368.860.523.415.814.381.70.548
    Minor: A- Totals323.70980001056.0482623234384051.467.710.325.466.114.181.12.600
    Minor: A Totals484.3172200207013117.011076564569816071.428.460.314.317.545.851.75.333
    Minor: A+ Totals1073.184300037431182.7743629530803041.278.100.553.288.763.942.67.588
    Minor: AA Totals1493.9392810608414165.01698772116510119051.429.220.603.555.514.751.55.609
    Minor: AAA Totals49403.64196861334611010774.377535631347268454331191.359.010.553.125.284.141.69.551
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (2 yrs)524.23420001042053.7552825718312111.379.301.183.055.244.741.72.714
    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%
    1984Midland CubsTexAAchn-25p---1108000000000200000.000.000.000.000800.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    1985Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-26p---2191000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1986Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-27p---3181000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln4727pL-S-E-P3302000000000201000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    1987Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-28p---4234000000000102000.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.00.000.0
    1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln4728pL-S-E-P4121000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1989Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-30p---5121000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1990Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-31p---63111000000000302000.000.000.000.0001300.000.000.0000.0023.080.000.00.000.0
    1991Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-32p---72827120001000600000.074.074.074.1482720.000.000.0950.0022.220.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)423000000000301000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (2 yrs)423000000000301000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals141531200010001304000.038.038.038.0765720.000.000.0500.0022.810.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals4710000000000300000.000.000.000.0001000.000.000.0000.0030.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals94431200010001004000.047.047.047.0944720.000.000.0610.0021.280.000.00.000.0
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (2 yrs)423000000000301000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.00.000.0
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1979Geneva CubsNYPLA-20P900.0523223028.9333.100.0013.0100.09
    1980Quad Cities CubsMidwA21P4000.0411401915.7890.400.0028.8100.01
    1981Quad Cities CubsMidwA22P3200.0241076.8570.200.0023.7100.03
    1982Salinas SpursCalifA+23P4300.0513422218.8180.400.0030.7100.01
    1983Midland CubsTexAA24P4500.0919233028.9330.600.0033.1100.01
    1984Midland CubsTexAA25P1000.02301551.0000.500.007.4100.014
    1985Arkansas TravelersTexAA26P1900.02100331.0000.200.0014.2100.012
    1986Arkansas TravelersTexAA27P1800.01600771.0000.400.0013.4100.09
    1986Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA27P2100.0415122019.9500.900.0014.8100.07
    1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB27P30038.167101413.9290.400.3418.6100.07
    1987Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA28P2300.0910232119.9050.800.0016.4100.08
    1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB28P12015.11200331.0000.300.207.4100.012
    1988Portland BeaversPCLAAA29P2800.0824313532.9141.100.0019.7100.04
    1989Portland BeaversPCLAAA30P2900.0513111918.9470.600.0020.1100.02
    1989Tidewater TidesILAAA30P1200.0221154.8000.300.008.2100.013
    1990Tidewater TidesILAAA31P3100.0518112423.9580.700.0021.2100.04
    1991Tidewater TidesILAAA32P2800.0625113231.9691.100.0019.7100.05
    1992Edmonton TrappersPCLAAA33P2400.0932534641.8911.700.0016.8100.09
    MLB Totals - (P)4205379101716.9410.400.300.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)19600481391513202187.9261.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)92001429244543.9560.500.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)4300513422218.8180.400.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)7200615502621.8080.300.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (P)900523223028.9333.100.000.00.00
    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
    1979Minor9----------
    1980Minor40----------
    1981Minor32----------
    1982Minor43----------
    1983Minor45----------
    1984Minor10----------
    1985Minor19----------
    1986MLB30----------
    1986Minor39----------
    1987MLB12----------
    1987Minor23----------
    1988Minor28----------
    1989Minor41----------
    1990Minor31----------
    1991Minor28----------
    1992Minor24----------
    Totals454----------