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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Hector Villanueva Balasquide
Stat Years
1985-2001  [mlb] 1990-1993
Height/Weight
6-1 / 220
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
C (496) ... 1B (265) ... 3B (9)
Draft Position
C-1B
Born Date/Place
High School
Cupeyville (Rio Piedras,PR)
Colleges
University of Alabama-Birmingham (Birmingham, Alabama)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Chicago Cubs in 1985
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1990-06-01 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.242)
Service Time
Organizations
CHN [8] SLN [1] MON [1] ATL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19226 ... retro id: villh001 ... mlbam id: 123724
Relations
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1985Peoria ChiefsMidwAchn-20c---16519322457011902273632100.233.335.285.620226558.181.052.28011.9515.931.33193.00.4417.8
    1986Winston-Salem SpiritsCaroA+chn-21c---21254125813120213100648142221230.318.422.471.89350919435.354.153.32015.918.250.5231.72.5526.7
    1987Pittsfield CubsEastAAchn-22c---310939159107310147034433812310.274.345.460.80544018045.294.186.2729.778.640.8827.93.1842.1
    1988Pittsfield CubsEastAAchn-231b-c---412743650137243107554715842860.314.408.452.86052119737.303.138.33813.6311.130.8243.61.9227.0
    1989Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-24c-1b---512044446112251125711329511220.252.303.394.69748017538.214.142.2956.6719.792.9737.02.5033.9
    1990Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-25c-1b---65217720477183401193611020.266.340.452.7921988016.288.186.2939.6018.181.8922.14.0434.0
    1990Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3225c-1bL-S-E-P6521141431417181042720023.272.308.509.8171205812.281.237.3003.3322.506.7516.35.8338.7
    1991Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-26c---7625293029001600110.360.370.7201.09027185.400.360.3893.7022.226.0012.57.4155.6
    1991Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1926cL-S-E-P7711922353101133200213000113.276.346.542.88821410424.375.266.2679.8114.021.4314.86.0745.3
    1992Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-271b---84915921388093501203601200.239.320.459.7791827317.340.220.25010.9919.781.8017.74.9544.7
    1992Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1927cL-S-E-P8511129176021300112400025.152.228.259.487123298.205.107.1748.9419.512.1856.01.6347.1
    1993Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-28c-1b---94012413309052000161810110.242.331.435.7661425414.323.193.24511.2712.681.1324.83.5246.7
    1993St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2928cL-S-E-P917557810390041700013.145.203.327.53059184.255.182.1436.7828.814.2518.35.0850.0
    1994Ottawa LynxILAAAmon-291b---10269312205041100121810104.215.308.398.706107379.312.183.22211.2116.821.5023.23.7445.0
    1995Richmond BravesILAAAatl-301b-c---111019141013001300100.211.238.421.6592182.263.210.1884.7614.293.0019.04.7650.0
    1996St. Paul SaintsNorthernIndy------31c-1b---1214559145028005310102.255.323.455.77862257.291.200.2358.064.840.6027.53.2350.0
    1999Atlantic City SurfAtlIndy------34c-1b---1359186436070164520563200008.323.479.6181.09724211523.608.295.00023.1413.220.5711.66.6138.3
    2000Atlantic City SurfAtlIndy------35c-1b---14124443781371513895526852000012.309.401.6051.00651126854.456.296.00013.3110.180.7611.77.4439.4
    2001Cordoba CafeterosMexAAA----36c-1b---1559191276112073500402500009.319.437.492.9292319419.382.173.00017.3210.820.6327.33.0331.1
    2001Puebla PericosMexAAA----36c-1b---1531988164021101272000003.163.344.265.609125266.367.102.00021.6016.000.7449.01.6037.5
    MLB Totals (4 yrs)191473531092122572104098201614.230.293.442.73551620948.298.212.2397.7518.992.4518.94.8444.0
    National League Totals (4 yrs)191473531092122572104098201614.230.293.442.73551620948.298.212.2397.7518.992.4518.94.8444.0
    Minor League Totals819276233975715678847915183904311411321616.274.363.431.79432091191251.297.157.29412.1513.431.1131.42.7433.2
    Minor: Indy Totals197684130211271561487212987101022.308.418.5961.01481540884.484.288.28615.8310.670.6712.26.8739.8
    Minor: A Totals6519322457011902273632100.233.335.285.620226558.181.052.28011.9515.931.33193.00.4417.8
    Minor: A+ Totals1254125813120213100648142221230.318.422.471.89350919435.354.153.32015.918.250.5231.72.5526.7
    Minor: AA Totals236827109244553241458811496541170.295.379.456.83596137782.299.161.30611.869.990.8434.52.5033.6
    Minor: AAA Totals39313301503377425021514168257438616.253.337.425.7621513565126.295.172.27811.1016.991.5326.63.3037.4
    Chicago Cubs Totals (3 yrs)174418461012022263103681201511.242.304.457.76145719144.304.215.2507.8817.722.2519.04.8143.6
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)17557810390041700013.145.203.327.53059184.255.182.1436.7828.814.2518.35.0850.0
    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 Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1985Peoria ChiefsMidwAchn-201---000.0010001101.00000110001.000.000.009.009.000.001.00.000
    1985Minor Totals: CHNbyYearA----201---000.0010001101.00000110001.000.000.009.009.000.001.00.000
    1988Pittsfield CubsEastAAchn-232---009.0010001101.02110010002.0018.000.000.009.009.000.00.000
    1988Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAA----231---009.0010001101.02110010002.0018.000.000.009.009.002.00.000
    1989Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-243---0018.0010001101.03220100004.0027.000.009.000.0018.000.00.000
    1989Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA----241---0018.0010001101.03220100004.0027.000.009.000.0018.000.00.000
    Minor League Totals009.0030003303.05330220002.3315.000.006.006.009.001.00.000
    Minor: A Totals000.0010001101.00000110001.000.000.009.009.000.001.00.000
    Minor: AA Totals009.0010001101.02110010002.0018.000.000.009.009.002.00.000
    Minor: AAA Totals0018.0010001101.03220100004.0027.000.009.000.0018.000.00.000
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    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1985Peoria ChiefsMidwA20C5400.032243124377365.9686.800.0038.683.12
    1986Winston-Salem SpiritsCaroA+21C7800.04815457540535.9916.900.0056.562.42
    1986Winston-Salem SpiritsCaroA+211B2700.017218116191190.9957.000.0019.621.63
    1987Pittsfield CubsEastAA22C8000.04104841462458.9915.700.0058.073.41
    1987Pittsfield CubsEastAA221B1400.079100489891.0006.400.0010.112.82
    1988Pittsfield CubsEastAA23C4500.01911920212210.9914.700.0032.635.42
    1988Pittsfield CubsEastAA231B8600.064967951725716.9888.300.0062.367.71
    1988Pittsfield CubsEastAA233B900.00120012121.0001.300.006.57.14
    1989Iowa CubsAmerAAA24C6100.03194043363359.9895.900.0042.450.81
    1989Iowa CubsAmerAAA241B3900.029927324329326.9918.400.0027.132.52
    1990Iowa CubsAmerAAA25C2200.013020051501501.0006.800.0015.142.33
    1990Iowa CubsAmerAAA251B2000.013370151401401.0007.000.0013.738.54
    1990Chicago CubsNLMLB25C2300.0108612115114.9915.000.0014.244.22
    1990Chicago CubsNLMLB251B1400.0624146766.9854.700.008.626.92
    1991Iowa CubsAmerAAA26C200.01500015151.0007.500.001.433.37
    1991Chicago CubsNLMLB26C5500.02592662291285.9795.200.0034.477.52
    1991Chicago CubsNLMLB261B600.01710218181.0003.000.003.88.53
    1992Iowa CubsAmerAAA27C1100.0648207472.9736.500.007.722.44
    1992Iowa CubsAmerAAA271B2400.017518212195193.9908.000.0016.849.03
    1992Chicago CubsNLMLB27C2800.01552041179175.9786.300.0017.354.93
    1992Chicago CubsNLMLB271B600.02640330301.0005.000.003.711.82
    1993Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA28C1800.01171111129128.9927.100.0012.545.05
    1993Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA281B900.0713187574.9878.200.006.322.55
    1993St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB28C1700.08630089891.0005.200.0010.5100.03
    1994Ottawa LynxILAAA291B1600.013012417146142.9738.900.0011.361.54
    1995Richmond BravesILAAA30C200.05100661.0003.000.001.420.08
    1995Richmond BravesILAAA301B400.02610227271.0006.800.002.840.07
    MLB Totals - (C)1230060855115674663.9845.400.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (1B)2600105919115114.9914.400.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (C)116006508079737730.9916.300.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)11200834681078912902.9898.100.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (C)125006016761674668.9915.300.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (1B)1000072877955814805.9898.100.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (3B)9000120012121.0001.300.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (C)78004815457540535.9916.900.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (1B)270017218116191190.9957.000.000.00.00
    A Totals - (C)540032243124377365.9686.800.000.00.00
    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
    1985Minor-54---------
    1986Minor-7827--------
    1987Minor-8014--------
    1988Minor-4586-9------
    1989Minor-6139--------
    1990MLB-2314--------
    1990Minor-2220--------
    1991MLB-556--------
    1991Minor-2---------
    1992MLB-286--------
    1992Minor-1124--------
    1993MLB-17---------
    1993Minor-189--------
    1994Minor--16--------
    1995Minor-24--------
    Totals-496265-9------