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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Fernando Valenzuela Sr.
Stat Years
1979-1997  [mlb] 1980-1997
Height/Weight
5-11 / 195
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (495) ... OF (1) ... 1B (1)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
None listed
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1979
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Mike Brito
MLB Debut
1980-09-15 - Boxscore  (Age: 19.318)
Service Time
Organizations
LAN [12] SDN [3] PHI [1] SLN [1] CAL [1] BAL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19140 ... retro id: valef001 ... mlbam id: 123619
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1979Lodi DodgersCalifA+lan-181---121.13330000024.021103013181001.427.880.004.886.753.751.38.333
    1979Minor Totals: LANbyYearA+----181---121.13330000024.021103013181001.427.880.004.886.753.751.38.333
    1980San Antonio DodgersTexAAlan-192---1393.102725114020174.015670604701629021.308.070.213.628.383.622.31.591
    1980Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan34192Log - Sp - Ext - Perf200.0010000410117.282005160100.744.080.002.558.151.023.201.000
    1980Minor Totals: LANbyYearAA----191---1393.102725114020174.015670604701629021.308.070.213.628.383.622.31.591
    1980MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----191Log - Sp - Ext - Perf200.0010000410117.782005160100.764.190.002.628.371.053.201.000
    1981Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan34203Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1372.482525118000192.1140555311611804011.056.550.512.858.422.572.95.650
    1981MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----201Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1372.482525118000192.3140555311611804011.056.560.522.868.432.582.95.650
    1982Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan34214Log - Sp - Ext - Perf19132.873737184000285.02471059113831994021.167.800.412.626.283.322.40.594
    1982MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf19132.873737184000285.02471059113831994021.167.800.412.626.283.322.40.594
    1983Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan34225Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15103.75353594000257.0245122107169918912131.348.580.563.476.624.271.91.600
    1983MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15103.75353594000257.0245122107169918912131.348.580.563.476.624.271.91.600
    1984Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan34236Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12173.033434122000261.0218109881410624011121.247.520.483.668.283.762.26.414
    1984MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12173.033434122000261.0218109881410624011121.247.520.483.668.283.762.26.414
    1985Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan34247Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17102.453535145000272.121192741410120810111.156.970.463.346.873.042.06.630
    1985MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17102.453535145000272.321192741410120810111.156.980.463.346.883.042.06.630
    1986Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan34258Log - Sp - Ext - Perf21113.143434203000269.122610494188524213011.157.550.602.848.093.482.85.656
    1986MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf21113.143434203000269.322610494188524213011.167.560.602.848.093.482.85.656
    1987Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan34269Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14143.983434121000251.02541201112512419014141.519.110.904.456.814.301.53.500
    1987MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14143.983434121000251.02541201112512419014141.519.110.904.456.814.301.53.500
    1988Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan342710Log - Sp - Ext - Perf584.24232230111142.114271671176647101.538.980.704.814.054.490.84.385
    1988MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf584.24232230111142.314271671176647101.538.990.704.814.054.500.84.385
    1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan342811Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10133.43313130000196.2185897511981166421.448.470.504.485.314.071.18.435
    1989MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10133.44313130000196.7185897511981166421.448.490.504.505.324.081.18.435
    1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan342912Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13134.59333352000204.0223112104197711513101.479.840.843.405.074.941.49.500
    1990MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13134.59333352000204.0223112104197711513101.479.840.843.405.074.941.49.500
    1991Palm Springs AngelsCalifA+cal-3013---000.0011000004.04100320001.759.000.006.754.502.250.67.000
    1991Midland AngelsTexAAcal-3013---311.96441100023.0185516175011.047.040.392.356.651.962.83.750
    1991Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAcal-3013---337.12770000036.2483429917360011.7711.782.214.178.848.352.12.500
    1991California AngelsALMLBcal363013Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0212.1522000006.2141093351002.5518.904.054.056.7513.501.67.000
    1991Minor Totals: CALbyYearA+/AA/AAA----303---644.8412121100063.77040341026555021.529.971.423.707.835.702.12.600
    1991MLB Totals: CALbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0213.0622000006.7141093351002.7420.324.354.357.2614.521.67.000
    1993Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-3214---001.5011000006.04110040010.676.000.000.006.001.500.00.000
    1993Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-3214---0110.8011000003.16440310002.7016.200.008.102.7010.800.33.000
    1993Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal343214Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8104.94323152010178.2179104981879788041.449.020.913.983.935.240.99.444
    1993Minor Totals: BALbyYearAA/AAA----322---014.9522000009.310550350011.439.890.002.974.954.951.67.000
    1993MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8104.95323152010178.7179104981879788041.459.040.913.993.945.250.99.444
    1994Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi333315Log - Sp - Ext - Perf123.00870001045.042161587191001.098.401.601.403.803.202.71.333
    1994MLB Totals: PHIbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf123.00870001045.042161587191001.098.401.601.403.803.202.71.333
    1995San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn343416Log - Sp - Ext - Perf834.98291500514090.110153501634574001.4910.061.593.395.685.281.68.727
    1995MLB Totals: SDNbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf834.99291500514090.310153501634574001.5010.091.603.405.695.291.68.727
    1996San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn343517Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1383.62333100020171.217778691767957001.429.280.893.514.984.091.42.619
    1996MLB Totals: SDNbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1383.63333100020171.717778691767957001.439.300.893.524.994.101.42.619
    1997San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn343618Log - Sp - Ext - Perf284.7513131000066.18442351032512041.7511.401.364.346.925.701.59.200
    1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln343618Log - Sp - Ext - Perf045.56550000022.2221914214102011.598.740.795.563.977.540.71.000
    1997MLB Totals: SDN-SLNbyYearMLB----362Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2124.9618181000089.010661491246614051.7110.721.214.656.176.171.33.143
    MLB Totals (18 yrs)1731533.5445342411331102922,930.02718130311542261151207411911251.328.350.693.546.374.001.80.531
    National League Totals (16 yrs)1651413.4341939110829102822,744.72525118910472051069199111011211.318.280.673.516.533.901.86.539
    American League Totals (2 yrs)8125.20343352010185.31931141072182839041.499.381.023.994.045.541.01.400
    Minor League Totals20163.394442125020271.02571251021411224015051.368.540.463.727.974.152.14.556
    Minor: A+ Totals120.96440000028.025113016201001.468.040.005.146.433.541.25.333
    Minor: AA Totals16102.933230125020203.0178766657618314041.257.890.223.378.113.372.41.615
    Minor: AAA Totals347.42880000040.0543833920370011.8512.152.024.508.328.551.85.429
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (11 yrs)1411163.313313201072951122,348.7209998186415291517599411161.288.040.583.516.743.761.92.549
    San Diego Padres Totals (3 yrs)23194.227559105160328.33621731544313320313041.519.931.183.655.574.751.53.548
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (1 yrs)8104.95323152010178.7179104981879788041.459.040.913.993.945.250.99.444
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)123.00870001045.042161587191001.098.401.601.403.803.202.71.333
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)045.68550000022.7221914214102011.628.920.815.684.057.700.71.000
    California Angels Totals (1 yrs)0213.0622000006.7141093351002.7420.324.354.357.2614.521.67.000
    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%
    1979Lodi DodgersCalifA+lan-18p---130000000000001000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1980San Antonio DodgersTexAAlan-19p---22713020001000300000.154.154.154.3081320.000.000.2000.0023.080.000.00.000.0
    1980Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3419pL-S-E-P2101000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1981Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3420pL-S-E-P325643160107001906000.250.262.281.54371181.047.031.2911.4112.689.000.00.006.2
    1982Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3421pL-S-E-P43895616001900316010200.168.190.200.390110191.063.032.1882.7314.555.3395.00.916.2
    1983Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3422pL-S-E-P53691517301901123012102.187.194.253.447105234.066.066.2350.9521.9023.0091.00.9523.5
    1984Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3423pL-S-E-P6357951530370011109002.190.200.342.54289276.165.152.1851.1212.3611.0026.33.3740.0
    1985Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3424pL-S-E-P735977212017010905103.216.214.268.482103263.041.052.2270.008.740.0097.00.9714.3
    1986Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3425pL-S-E-P83910952440070001106101.220.218.257.475116284.037.037.2420.009.480.000.00.0016.7
    1987Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3426pL-S-E-P9389241310180001108004.141.141.185.326100172.043.044.1500.0011.000.0092.01.0015.4
    1988Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3427pL-S-E-P102344282001001507000.182.200.227.42752102.068.045.2051.929.625.000.00.0025.0
    1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3428pL-S-E-P11346631220060001107000.182.182.212.39473142.030.030.2180.0015.070.000.00.0016.7
    1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3429pL-S-E-P123569821501110011207100.304.310.420.73078296.130.116.3511.2815.3812.0069.01.2828.6
    1994Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3333pL-S-E-P13812031000000204000.250.250.333.5831641.083.083.3000.0012.500.000.00.0033.3
    1995San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3434pL-S-E-P142932381028000603000.250.250.469.71935153.219.219.2500.0017.140.0016.05.7137.5
    1996San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3435pL-S-E-P1536634920020001503000.143.143.175.31866112.032.032.1880.0022.730.000.00.0022.2
    1997San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3436pL-S-E-P161317030001000304000.176.176.176.3522130.000.000.2140.0014.290.000.00.000.0
    1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3436pL-S-E-P1655110001000002000.200.200.200.400710.000.000.2000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (16 yrs)4399365618726110840281450936012.200.205.262.467104324537.068.062.2250.7713.9018.1393.60.9619.8
    National League Totals (16 yrs)4399365618726110840281450936012.200.205.262.467104324537.068.062.2250.7713.9018.1393.60.9619.8
    Minor League Totals3013020001000301000.154.154.154.3081420.000.000.2000.0021.430.000.00.000.0
    Minor: A+ Totals30000000000001000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals2713020001000300000.154.154.154.3081320.000.000.2000.0023.080.000.00.000.0
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (11 yrs)348807481632218720281190776012.202.208.261.46989821131.067.059.2260.8913.2514.88100.90.8919.0
    San Diego Padres Totals (3 yrs)781127203021100024010000.179.179.259.438122295.080.080.2090.0019.670.0056.01.6425.0
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)812031000000204000.250.250.333.5831641.083.083.3000.0012.500.000.00.0033.3
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)55110001000002000.200.200.200.400710.000.000.2000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1979Lodi DodgersCalifA+18P300.019111110.9093.300.002.2100.018
    1980San Antonio DodgersTexAA19P2700.0633114039.9751.400.0019.9100.02
    1980Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB19P10017.20301331.0000.300.176.1100.012
    1981Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB20P250192.11233324845.9381.800.2322.7100.05
    1982Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB21OF101.0000000.0000.000.000.62.611
    1982Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB21P370285.02064248684.9772.300.2922.897.46
    1983Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB22P350257.02054257674.9742.100.2921.697.26
    1984Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB23P340261.02148247169.9722.000.2621.097.15
    1985Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB24P350272.118450063631.0001.800.2321.6100.05
    1986Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB25P340269.12947127776.9872.200.2821.087.25
    1987Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB26P340251.01553427268.9442.000.2721.089.58
    1988Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB27P230142.1638124544.9781.900.3114.3100.09
    1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB281B101.22000221.0002.001.670.62.95
    1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB28P310196.21835545853.9141.700.2719.491.28
    1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB29P330204.0531323936.9231.100.1820.494.34
    1991Midland AngelsTexAA30P400.00400441.0001.000.003.0100.018
    1991Edmonton TrappersPCLAAA30P700.00601661.0000.900.005.1100.018
    1991California AngelsALMLB30P206.20100111.0000.500.161.2100.017
    1993Bowie BaysoxEastAA32P100.00200221.0002.000.000.7100.018
    1993Baltimore OriolesALMLB32P320178.21137415248.9231.500.2719.8100.08
    1994Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB33P8045.0280010101.0001.300.227.0100.014
    1995San Diego PadresNLMLB34P29090.17270234341.0001.200.3820.1100.09
    1996San Diego PadresNLMLB35P330171.21138105049.9801.500.2920.491.710
    1997San Diego PadresNLMLB36P13066.1416102120.9521.500.308.0100.014
    1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB36P5022.21810109.9001.800.413.1100.019
    MLB Totals - (1B)101200012.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (OF)101000000.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (P)45302,926200586303112.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)700060111.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)32006391111.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (P)300191113.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1979Minor3----------
    1980MLB10----------
    1980Minor27----------
    1981MLB25----------
    1982MLB37--------1-
    1983MLB35----------
    1984MLB34----------
    1985MLB35----------
    1986MLB34----------
    1987MLB34----------
    1988MLB23----------
    1989MLB31-1--------
    1990MLB33----------
    1991MLB2----------
    1991Minor11----------
    1993MLB32----------
    1993Minor1----------
    1994MLB8----------
    1995MLB29----------
    1996MLB33----------
    1997MLB18----------
    Totals495-1------1-