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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Mario Melvin Soto
Stat Years
1975-1988  [mlb] 1977-1988
Height/Weight
6-0 / 185
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (342)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Francisco Billini (Bani,DR)
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Cincinnati Reds in 1973
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1977-07-21 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.009)
Service Time
Organizations
CIN [12] LAN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18270 ... retro id: sotom001 ... mlbam id: 122547
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1975EugeneNwstA-----181---234.20500000030.0332114018110001.709.900.005.403.306.300.61.400
    1975Minor Totals: byYearA-----181---234.20500005030.0332114018110001.709.900.005.403.306.300.61.400
    1976TampaFSLA+----192---1371.8726000000197.014254410801240001.136.490.003.655.662.471.55.650
    1976Minor Totals: byYearA+----191---1371.87260000260197.014254410801240001.136.490.003.655.662.471.55.650
    1977Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin16203---1153.07181840000123.0100514266110910101.317.320.444.467.983.731.79.688
    1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36203Log - Sp - Ext - Perf265.3412102112060.26038361226444031.428.901.783.866.535.641.69.250
    1977Minor Totals: CINbyYearAAA----201---1153.07181840000123.0100514266110910101.317.320.444.467.983.731.79.688
    1977MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----201Log - Sp - Ext - Perf265.3812102112060.76038361226444031.438.971.793.896.585.681.69.250
    1978Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-214---9125.01262460020160.01291028927951215061.407.261.525.346.815.741.27.429
    1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36214Log - Sp - Ext - Perf102.50510014018.01355113130001.446.500.506.506.502.501.001.000
    1978Minor Totals: CINbyYearAAA----211---9125.01262460020160.01291028927951215061.407.261.525.346.815.741.27.429
    1978MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf102.50510014018.01355113130001.446.500.506.506.502.501.001.000
    1979Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-225---113.9615000015225.0201111318383121.527.201.086.4813.683.962.11.500
    1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36225Log - Sp - Ext - Perf325.3025000725037.1332522230320011.697.960.487.237.716.031.07.600
    1979Minor Totals: CINbyYearAAA----221---113.9615000015225.0201111318383121.527.201.086.4813.683.962.11.500
    1979MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf325.3425000725037.3332522230320011.708.010.497.287.766.061.07.600
    1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36236Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1083.0753123110414190.1126726511841826421.105.960.523.978.613.402.17.556
    1980MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1083.0853123110414190.3126726511841826421.105.970.523.988.623.412.17.556
    1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36247Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1293.292525103000175.0142696413611514331.167.300.673.147.773.552.48.571
    1981MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1293.292525103000175.0142696413611514331.167.300.673.147.773.552.48.571
    1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36258Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14132.793534132110257.2202888019712746141.067.060.662.489.573.073.86.519
    1982MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14132.803534132110257.7202888019712746141.067.070.662.489.593.083.86.519
    1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36269Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17132.703434183000273.2207968228952422251.106.810.923.127.963.162.55.567
    1983MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17132.703434183000273.7207968228952422251.116.820.923.137.973.162.55.567
    1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin362710Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1873.533333130000237.11811029326871853051.136.860.993.307.023.872.13.720
    1984MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1873.533333130000237.31811029326871853051.136.870.993.307.023.872.13.720
    1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin362811Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12153.58363691000256.2196109102301042148221.176.871.053.657.503.822.06.444
    1985MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12153.58363691000256.7196109102301042148221.176.891.053.657.523.832.06.444
    1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin362912Log - Sp - Ext - Perf5104.71191911000105.011361551546673011.519.691.293.945.745.231.46.333
    1986MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf5104.71191911000105.011361551546673011.519.691.293.945.745.231.46.333
    1987Gulf Coast Reds GCLRkcin-3013---012.38220000011.111830250001.158.740.001.593.976.352.50.000
    1987Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-3013---0211.91220000011.11716153881002.2113.502.386.356.3512.711.00.000
    1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin363013Log - Sp - Ext - Perf325.12660000031.2341818712111001.459.661.993.413.135.120.92.600
    1987Minor Totals: CINbyYearAAA/Rk----302---037.30440000022.7282418310131001.7111.351.224.055.279.731.30.000
    1987MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf325.19660000031.7341818712111001.479.812.023.463.175.190.92.600
    1988Bakersfield DodgersCalifA+lan-3114---019.0011000003.07630222003.0021.000.006.006.0018.001.00.000
    1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin363114Log - Sp - Ext - Perf374.6614143100087.0884945828340821.339.100.832.903.525.071.21.300
    1988Minor Totals: LANbyYearA+----311---019.0011000003.07630222003.0021.000.006.006.0018.001.00.000
    1988MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf374.6614143100087.0884945828340821.339.100.832.903.525.071.21.300
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)100923.472972247213207341,730.3139573266717265714493720281.197.260.893.427.543.812.21.521
    National League Totals (12 yrs)100923.472972247213207341,730.3139573266717265714493720281.197.260.893.427.543.812.21.521
    Minor League Totals36323.5095471000482560.74592692183928441821281.337.370.634.566.724.321.47.529
    Minor: Rk Totals012.43220000011.311830250001.178.920.001.624.056.492.50.000
    Minor: A- Totals234.20500005030.0332114018110001.709.900.005.403.306.300.61.400
    Minor: A+ Totals1381.98271000260200.014960440821262001.166.710.003.695.672.701.54.619
    Minor: AAA Totals21204.4361441000172319.32661801573918227619281.407.501.105.137.785.081.52.512
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (12 yrs)100923.472972247213207341,730.3139573266717265714493720281.197.260.893.427.543.812.21.521
    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%
    1977Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin1620p---121461500020011704000.109.128.109.2375150.022.000.1721.9633.3317.000.00.000.0
    1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3620pL-S-E-P11213010001001311100.077.188.077.2651710.077.000.0915.8817.653.000.00.000.0
    1978Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-21p---226331500030011215100.152.194.152.3464150.030.000.2272.4429.2712.000.00.000.0
    1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3621pL-S-E-P252000000000201000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    1979Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-22p---3151000000000001000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3622pL-S-E-P3257240001000200000.571.571.5711.142740.000.000.8000.0028.570.000.00.000.0
    1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3623pL-S-E-P454463200000001608000.043.043.043.0865420.000.000.0670.0029.630.000.00.000.0
    1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3624pL-S-E-P525594400000012406000.068.083.068.1516640.017.000.1141.5236.3624.000.00.000.0
    1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3625pL-S-E-P63784514400500425111000.167.213.214.427100184.095.047.2374.0025.006.250.00.0028.6
    1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3626pL-S-E-P73588611300200126011000.125.135.159.294100143.045.034.1771.0026.0026.000.00.0027.3
    1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3627pL-S-E-P8338751850190002804100.207.205.299.50492266.092.092.2880.0030.430.0087.01.0933.3
    1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3628pL-S-E-P9378331101040012406001.133.143.157.30090131.036.024.1861.1126.6724.000.00.009.1
    1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3629pL-S-E-P102027231001000606000.111.111.148.2593341.037.037.1430.0018.180.000.00.0033.3
    1987Gulf Coast Reds GCLRkcin-30p---1122000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1987Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-30p---1122000000000000000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3630pL-S-E-P11612110000000300000.083.083.083.1661210.000.000.1110.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3631pL-S-E-P121422110001003704001.045.160.045.2052910.136.000.06710.3424.142.330.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)30353032701311240011166258202.132.152.166.3186038815.055.034.1891.8227.5315.09530.00.1721.4
    National League Totals (12 yrs)30353032701311240011166258202.132.152.166.3186038815.055.034.1891.8227.5315.09530.00.1721.4
    Minor League Totals6684210000500230110100.119.148.119.26798100.024.000.1822.0430.6115.000.00.000.0
    Minor: Rk Totals22000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals6482210000500229110100.122.151.122.27396100.024.000.1852.0830.2114.500.00.000.0
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (12 yrs)30353032701311240011166258202.132.152.166.3186038815.055.034.1891.8227.5315.09530.00.1721.4
    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
    1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLB20P12060.2590114141.0001.200.237.4100.013
    1978Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA21P2600.0916122625.9621.000.0019.3100.07
    1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLB21P5018.00100111.0000.200.063.1100.013
    1979Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA22P1500.00300331.0000.200.0011.0100.012
    1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLB22P25037.11200331.0000.100.0815.5100.010
    1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLB23P530190.11225324037.9250.700.1932.798.13
    1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLB24P250175.01019213129.9351.200.1723.1100.04
    1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLB25P350257.21029314239.9291.100.1521.694.66
    1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLB26P340273.22228515550.9091.500.1821.097.16
    1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLB27P330237.11222313734.9191.000.1420.4100.06
    1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLB28P360256.21334204947.9591.300.1822.497.35
    1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLB29P190105.0316102019.9501.000.1811.795.012
    1987Gulf Coast Reds GCLRk30P200.01200331.0001.500.003.2100.013
    1987Nashville SoundsAmerAAA30P200.00200221.0001.000.001.4100.014
    1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLB30P6031.22600881.0001.300.263.7100.017
    1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLB31P14087.0512312017.8501.200.208.7100.010
    MLB Totals - (P)29701,7279520322811.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)43009211211.0000.000.00---------
    Rk Totals - (P)200120012.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1977MLB12----------
    1978MLB5----------
    1978Minor26----------
    1979MLB25----------
    1979Minor15----------
    1980MLB53----------
    1981MLB25----------
    1982MLB35----------
    1983MLB34----------
    1984MLB33----------
    1985MLB36----------
    1986MLB19----------
    1987MLB6----------
    1987Minor4----------
    1988MLB14----------
    Totals342----------
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