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Rafael ValdezTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1986-2003 MLB Years: 1990-1990
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Rated Prospect

PositionsSS-200, P-88, 2B-1Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRafael Emilio Valdez Diaz
Height5-11Weight165BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 17,1967 [50.162]PlaceNizao,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1985 by the San Diego Padres.
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1990-MLB-#21 ... 1990-SDN-#2 ... 1991-MLB-#36 ... 1991-SDN-#1
MLB DebutApril 18,1990 [22.123]
OrganizationsSDN [7] CLE [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID19130Retrosheet IDvaldr001MLBAM ID123604
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts41Walks30Hittable35SO/BB34vsPower35Hitting7Durability33Team.487Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1988Charleston (sc) RainbowsSALAsdn-S/R201142.252817114160152.011742386461009001.076.910.352.725.912.17.733-
1989Riverside Red WaveCalifA+sdn-ST211052.26212105300143.08940366581376001.035.590.383.648.602.36.667-
1989Wichita WranglersTexAAsdn25ST21501.94660200041.228109124261001.256.050.225.185.621.081.000-
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST01552.19272707300184.111750457821637001.085.690.343.997.931.99.750-
1990Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-ST22474.9217170000086.0825847665794001.718.580.636.808.271.22.364-
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn35Rel220111.1230300205.211774230002.2917.476.353.184.761.50.00011.98
1991Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-ST23025.94550000016.222131121690002.2811.881.088.644.860.56.000-
1992Spokane IndiansNwstA-sdn-ST24144.15880000034.2412216219343001.7310.640.524.938.831.79.200-
1992Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn15Rel24206.14808000014.219101027120001.7711.661.234.307.361.711.000-
1992Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0344.741688000048.0603226426463001.7410.950.734.748.391.77.429-
1993Canton/Akron IndiansEastAAcle-Rel25100.00505003111.071002121000.795.56--1.599.536.001.000-
1997Albany-Colonie Diamond DoNeastInd-Rel29135.791028003128.0311818513201001.579.961.614.186.431.54.250-
1998Albany-Colonie Diamond DoNeastInd-S/R30334.6919415007040.0562921513303001.7112.501.122.906.692.31.500-
2001Albany-Colonie Diamond DoNorthernInd-Rel33000.0010100001.02000121003.0018.00--9.0018.002.00--
2003Allentown AmbassadorsNeastInd--ST35001.8011000005.04211020000.807.201.80--3.600.00--
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0111.1230300205.211774230002.2917.476.353.184.761.50.0009.18
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter34223.0098742411491498.24051961672523740924001.287.280.454.267.351.73.607-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter695.22302280000116.0123816810881004001.809.430.776.757.671.14.400-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter601.531165203152.135119126382001.155.940.174.426.451.461.000-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1052.26212105300143.08940366581376001.035.590.383.648.602.36.667-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1142.252817114160152.011742386461009001.076.910.352.725.912.17.733-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter144.15880000034.2412216219343001.7310.640.524.938.831.79.200-
Ind Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter464.84317240010174.09349401127545001.6111.261.333.276.542.00.400-
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0111.1230300205.211774230002.2917.476.353.184.761.50.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings03911.12116011600780220.0427272272155781160002.2917.476.353.184.761.50.0009.18
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15103.004333105240220.017886731110418011001.287.280.454.267.351.73.600-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1986Charleston (sc) RainbowsSALAsdn-ss1890260255515332725325431500.212.300.327.6278521301.250.115.227.28610.6317.941.691.0086.6738.18
1987Charleston (sc) RainbowsSALAsdn-ss191274354211516254445226923010.264.303.345.64815023462.305.081.129.2884.7614.943.141.0887.0020.00
1989Wichita WranglersTexAAsdn25p2175110000000002000.200.200.200.400107.200.000.000.1820.000.000.000.000.000.00
1990Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-p222017230000001104000.176.222.176.3983022.188.000.059.1914.554.551.000.000.000.00
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn35p2231000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1991Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-p23510100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.9080.000.000.000.000.000.00
1992Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn152480000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1998Albany-Colonie Diamond DoNeastInd-30218110001001203000.125.222.125.3471012.167.000.125.1798.3316.672.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter31000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter2577187017531587161055124511510.244.300.334.63424044794.283.090.162.0006.9315.622.251.0189.7525.14
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3318240000001105000.222.263.222.4854024.235.000.056.0004.174.171.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter75110000000002000.200.200.200.400107.200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter217695671703158716105412354510.245.302.338.64023544763.285.093.165.0007.0816.122.281.0586.8825.88
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter218110001001203000.125.222.125.3471012.167.000.125.0008.3316.672.000.000.000.00
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter31000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16254000000000000000.000.000.000.0000054.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1624534411020354546357837310.244.300.334.63415128500.283.090.162.0006.9315.622.251.0189.7525.14

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1986Charleston (sc) Rainbows SALAsdn18SS78--1122044635362316.8734.05------9086.759.1
1986Charleston (sc) Rainbows SALAsdn182B1----1-1---------901.10.8
1987Charleston (sc) Rainbows SALAsdn19SS122--1453435349541488.9024.00------12796.187.8
1988Charleston (sc) Rainbows SALAsdn20P28--1514243129.9351.04------28100.020.3
1989Riverside Red Wave CalifA+sdn21P21--1112122423.9581.10------21100.014.8
1989Wichita Wranglers TexAAsdn21P6--17-2881.0001.33------785.74.4
1990Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn22P17--19111110.9090.59------2085.011.8
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn22P3-5-------------3100.01.9
1991Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn23P5---3-1331.0000.60------5100.03.6
1992Spokane Indians NwstA-sdn24P8--23-1551.0000.63------8100.010.5
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P3-5-------------30.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P22--112121413.9290.59------220.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P6--17-2881.0001.33------60.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P21--1112122423.9581.10------210.00.0
A Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS200--2575479984903804.8904.02------2000.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P28--1514243129.9351.04------280.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1----1-1---------10.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P8--23-1551.0000.63------80.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1986Charleston (sc) Rainbows SALAsdn18---178------
1987Charleston (sc) Rainbows SALAsdn19----122------
1988Charleston (sc) Rainbows SALAsdn2028----------
1989Riverside Red Wave CalifA+sdn2121----------
1989Wichita Wranglers TexAAsdn216----------
1990Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn2217----------
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn223----------
1991Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn235----------
1992Spokane Indians NwstA-sdn248----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1985-03-06ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Padres. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1990San Diego PadresTeam Payroll22100,000-64936-515,727100,000100,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red