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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Byron Lee Tunnell
Stat Years
1981-1995  [mlb] 1982-1989
Height/Weight
6-0 / 180
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (350)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1960-10-30 in Tyler, Texas   [60.035]
High School
Anderson (Austin,TX)
Colleges
Baylor University (Waco, Texas)
Draft
Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in Round #2 (#40 overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1982-09-04 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.309)
Service Time
Organizations
PIT [6] SLN [2] HOU [2] COL [1] DET [1] MIN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19040 ... retro id: tunnl001 ... mlbam id: 123502
Relations
Father of James Tunnell
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1981Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit-201---000.0010000101.00100020000.000.000.000.0018.009.000.00.000
    1981Buffalo BisonsEastAApit-201---554.4412120000071.0763835637452031.599.630.764.695.704.821.22.500
    1981Minor Totals: PITbyYearRk/AA----202---554.3813120001072.0763935637472031.579.500.754.635.884.881.27.500
    1982Portland BeaversPCLAAApit-212---1293.46282792110189.218293739911128071.448.640.434.325.314.411.23.571
    1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22212Log - Sp - Ext - Perf113.93530022018.117881540021.208.350.492.451.963.930.80.500
    1982Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA----211---1293.47282792110189.718293739911128071.448.660.434.335.334.421.23.571
    1982MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf113.98530022018.317881540021.228.450.502.491.993.980.80.500
    1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22223Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1163.653525534100177.2167817215589511521.278.460.762.944.814.101.64.647
    1983MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1163.663525534100177.7167817215589511521.278.480.762.954.834.111.64.647
    1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22234Log - Sp - Ext - Perf175.2726600520168.1814440640516201.7710.670.795.276.725.801.28.125
    1984MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf175.2926600520168.3814440640516201.7810.700.795.296.745.811.28.125
    1985Hawaii IslandersPCLAAApit-245---412.31772200046.2321212224293001.206.170.394.635.592.311.21.800
    1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22245Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4104.01242300110132.112670591157743011.388.570.753.885.034.761.30.286
    1985Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA----241---412.34772200046.7321212224293001.216.230.394.685.652.341.21.800
    1985MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4104.02242300110132.312670591157743011.398.580.753.885.044.771.30.286
    1986Hawaii IslandersPCLAAApit-256---4116.01272620010142.1180106959819514051.8311.380.575.126.016.701.17.267
    1986Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA----251---4116.02272620010142.3180106959819514051.8411.400.575.136.026.711.17.267
    1987Springfield CardinalsMidwAsln-267---013.3711000002.24110030001.5013.500.000.0010.123.370.00.000
    1987Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-267---413.41661100037.0331614319322001.418.030.734.627.783.891.68.800
    1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln42267Log - Sp - Ext - Perf444.8432900323074.1904540534492511.6710.900.614.125.935.451.44.500
    1987Minor Totals: SLNbyYearA/AAA----262---423.44771100039.7371715319352001.438.490.694.368.043.901.84.667
    1987MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf444.8632900323074.3904540534492511.6710.930.614.135.955.471.44.500
    1988Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-278---683.86242000040135.11366958755608031.419.040.473.663.994.591.09.429
    1988Minor Totals: SLNbyYearAAA----271---683.86242000040135.31366958755608031.419.060.473.664.004.601.09.429
    1989Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-289---242.71255001020466.1562420223582011.197.600.273.127.873.262.52.333
    1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27289Log - Sp - Ext - Perf106.0010000410012.018881670002.0013.500.754.505.256.001.171.000
    1989Minor Totals: MINbyYearAAA----281---242.72255001020466.3562420223582011.207.620.273.137.903.272.52.333
    1989MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf106.0010000410012.018881670002.0013.500.754.505.256.001.171.000
    1990Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-2910---674.783320206132124.11447666548594001.5410.420.363.474.275.501.23.462
    1990Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAAA----291---674.793320206132124.31447666548594001.5510.440.363.484.285.511.23.462
    1991Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-3011---533.8420111009072.2783831327411111.449.660.373.345.084.711.52.625
    1991Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAAA----301---533.8620111009072.7783831327411111.459.720.373.375.114.741.52.625
    1994New Haven RavensEastAAcol-3312---311.8617000517129.0237607253111.037.140.002.177.762.173.57.750
    1994Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-3312---0211.3211000211010.115141327100002.1313.061.746.108.7112.191.43.000
    1994Minor Totals: COLbyYearAAA/AA----332---334.3728000728139.3382119214353111.338.750.463.228.064.832.50.500
    1995Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-3413---013.14700017014.19550270010.775.650.001.264.403.143.50.000
    1995Minor Totals: DETbyYearAAA----341---013.19700017014.39550270010.785.740.001.284.473.193.50.000
    MLB Totals (6 yrs)22284.23132665319661483.049925622739200280221261.459.300.733.735.224.771.40.440
    National League Totals (5 yrs)21284.18122665315561471.048124821938194273221261.439.190.733.715.224.741.41.429
    American League Totals (1 yrs)106.0010000410012.018881670002.0013.500.754.505.256.001.171.000
    Minor League Totals51544.1021913517525847942.796850042948421578472221.479.250.464.025.524.781.37.486
    Minor: Rk Totals000.0010000101.00100020000.000.000.000.0018.009.002.00.000
    Minor: A Totals014.0911000002.74110030001.8216.360.000.0012.274.092.00.000
    Minor: AA Totals863.692912005171100.0994541644705141.438.910.543.966.304.051.59.571
    Minor: AAA Totals43474.1518812217520666839.086545338742377503421181.489.280.454.045.404.861.33.478
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (4 yrs)17244.0790575312331396.73912031793316022420751.398.880.753.635.094.611.40.415
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)444.8632900323074.3904540534492511.6710.930.614.135.955.471.44.500
    Minnesota Twins Totals (1 yrs)106.0010000410012.018881670002.0013.500.754.505.256.001.171.000
    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%
    1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2221pL-S-E-P154000000000301000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.00.000.0
    1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2222pL-S-E-P235582701030012008000.121.136.155.2916791.052.034.1841.4929.8520.000.00.0014.3
    1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2223pL-S-E-P32612010000000603000.083.083.083.1661510.000.000.1670.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    1985Hawaii IslandersPCLAAApit-24p---473000001000101100.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2224pL-S-E-P424472401010112000100.085.102.128.2304961.043.043.1432.0440.8220.000.00.0025.0
    1986Hawaii IslandersPCLAAApit-25p---52728330000003702000.107.194.107.3013330.107.000.1439.0921.212.330.00.000.0
    1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln4226pL-S-E-P63317140003000503000.235.235.235.4702040.000.000.3330.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    1988Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-27p---72517230000004805000.176.333.176.5092630.235.000.33315.3830.772.000.00.000.0
    1990Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-29p---8347110000000302000.143.143.143.286910.000.000.2500.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    1991Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-30p---92012220001002200000.167.286.167.4531420.167.000.20014.2914.291.000.00.000.0
    1994New Haven RavensEastAAcol-33p---10171000000002100000.000.667.000.6673002.000.000.00066.6733.330.500.00.000.0
    1994Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-33p---10110000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000100.000.000.000100.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)123138516020701254015100.116.128.145.273156202.036.029.1881.2834.6227.000.00.0012.5
    National League Totals (5 yrs)123138516020701254015100.116.128.145.273156202.036.029.1881.2834.6227.000.00.0012.5
    Minor League Totals14168890002001222010100.132.259.132.3919190.176.000.19113.1924.181.830.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals171000000002100000.000.667.000.6673002.000.000.00066.6733.330.500.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals12467890002001021010100.134.244.134.3788890.149.000.19111.3623.862.100.00.000.0
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (4 yrs)90121412020401249012100.099.113.132.245136162.041.033.1641.4736.0324.500.00.0016.7
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)3317140003000503000.235.235.235.4702040.000.000.3330.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    1981Buffalo BisonsEastAA20P1200.0615102221.9551.800.008.8100.012
    1982Portland BeaversPCLAAA21P2800.0939315148.9411.700.0019.4100.04
    1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB21P5018.11400551.0001.000.283.1100.015
    1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB22P350177.211350646461.0001.300.2621.6100.06
    1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB23P26068.1814112322.9570.800.3216.0100.010
    1985Hawaii IslandersPCLAAA24P700.068101514.9332.000.004.9100.013
    1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB24P240132.17230130301.0001.300.2314.9100.012
    1986Hawaii IslandersPCLAAA25P2700.0926203735.9461.300.0018.8100.06
    1987Springfield CardinalsMidwA26P100.00101111.0001.000.000.7100.015
    1987Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA26P600.04100114141.0002.300.004.3100.015
    1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB26P32074.16120118181.0000.600.2419.897.07
    1988Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA27P2400.07270134341.0001.400.0016.996.06
    1989Portland BeaversPCLAAA28P2500.069101615.9380.600.0017.4100.06
    1989Minnesota TwinsALMLB28P10012.0000000.0000.000.006.2100.016
    1990Tucson TorosPCLAAA29P3300.068211614.8750.400.0023.297.14
    1991Tucson TorosPCLAAA30P2000.06110117171.0000.900.0014.3100.08
    1994New Haven RavensEastAA33P1700.0031043.7500.200.0012.1100.012
    1994Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAA33P1100.01200331.0000.300.007.9100.014
    1995Toledo Mud HensILAAA34P700.02100331.0000.400.004.9100.018
    MLB Totals - (P)132048233881911.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)18800561419511.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)29006182011.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (P)100010111.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1981Minor12----------
    1982MLB5----------
    1982Minor28----------
    1983MLB35----------
    1984MLB26----------
    1985MLB24----------
    1985Minor7----------
    1986Minor27----------
    1987MLB32----------
    1987Minor7----------
    1988Minor24----------
    1989MLB10----------
    1989Minor25----------
    1990Minor33----------
    1991Minor20----------
    1994Minor28----------
    1995Minor7----------
    Totals350----------