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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Donald Ray Welchel
Stat Years
1978-1988  [mlb] 1982-1983
6-4 / 205
Right / Right
P (280)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
1957-02-03 in Atlanta, Texas   [63.121]
High School
Lake Highlands (Dallas,TX)
Sam Houston State University (Huntsville, Texas)
Selected by the Baltimore Orioles in Round #7 (#178 overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Signing Scouts
Ray Crone
MLB Debut
1982-09-15 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.224)
Service Time
BAL [8] KCA [2] TEX [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19514 ... retro id: welcd101 ... mlbam id: 124065
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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    1978Bluefield OriolesAppRkbal-211---452.4312117001089.0783024225575021.167.890.202.535.763.032.28.444
    1978Miami OriolesFSLA+bal-211---201.80220000015.0135305101001.207.800.
    1978Minor Totals: BALbyYearA+/Rk----212---652.34141370010104.0913527230676021.167.880.172.605.803.032.23.545
    1979Miami OriolesFSLA+bal-222---562.9414147000095.0863431234536041.
    1979Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-222---543.8713135000086.0954737539402011.569.940.524.084.194.921.03.556
    1979Minor Totals: BALbyYearAA/A+----222---10103.382727120000181.01818168773938051.409.000.353.634.624.031.27.500
    1980Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-233---9122.902828121000202.02108665947566031.279.360.402.092.503.831.19.429
    1980Minor Totals: BALbyYearAA----231---9122.902828121000202.02108665947566031.279.360.402.092.503.831.19.429
    1981Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-244---1372.912222110000161.016176521163909001.399.000.613.525.
    1981Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-244---112.25800048012.09531470021.086.750.753.005.253.751.75.500
    1981Minor Totals: BALbyYearAAA/AA----242---1482.863022110480173.017081551267979021.378.840.623.495.
    1982Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-255---1274.64302562150163.018091841182825021.619.940.614.534.535.021.00.632
    1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal51255Log - Sp - Ext - Perf108.3120000204.16640230001.8512.460.004.156.2312.461.501.000
    1982Minor Totals: BALbyYearAAA----251---1274.64302562150163.018091841182825021.619.940.614.534.535.021.00.632
    1982MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf108.7820000204.36640230001.9513.170.004.396.5913.171.501.000
    1983Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-266---4124.64181830000110.212865571146615011.5710.410.893.744.965.291.33.250
    1983Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal51266Log - Sp - Ext - Perf025.4011000311026.2331816110161001.6111.140.343.375.406.071.60.000
    1983Minor Totals: BALbyYearAAA----261---4124.66181830000110.712865571146615011.5810.450.903.764.985.311.33.250
    1983MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf025.5011000311026.7331816110161001.6411.340.343.445.506.181.60.000
    1984Hagerstown SunsCaroA+bal-277---401.01441000026.2224307241001.097.420.002.368.101.353.431.000
    1984Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-277---454.42992000053.0532926132296001.609.000.175.434.924.920.91.444
    1984Minor Totals: BALbyYearA+/AAA----272---853.3013133000079.7753329139537001.448.520.114.436.023.751.36.615
    1985Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-288---743.75261921370117.21235649749634001.469.410.543.754.824.281.29.636
    1985Minor Totals: BALbyYearAAA----281---743.76261921370117.71235649749634001.479.450.543.764.844.301.29.636
    1986Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-299---1293.99252510000160.01598071574959021.468.940.284.165.344.501.28.571
    1986Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAAA----291---1293.99252510000160.01598071574959021.468.940.284.165.344.501.28.571
    1987Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-3010---744.82191920000112.01266260544702011.5210.130.403.545.634.981.59.636
    1987Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----301---744.82191920000112.01266260544702011.5210.130.403.545.634.981.59.636
    1988Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-3111---4113.90378002029397.0974942732718001.339.000.652.976.594.552.22.267
    1988Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----311---4113.90378002029397.0974942732718001.339.000.652.976.594.552.22.267
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)125.8113000313031.0392420112191001.6511.320.293.485.526.971.58.333
    American League Totals (2 yrs)125.8113000313031.0392420112191001.6511.320.293.485.526.971.58.333
    Minor League Totals93873.64267217594285031,500.0154071960777583808690181.429.240.463.504.854.311.39.517
    Minor: Rk Totals452.4312117001089.0783024225575021.167.890.202.535.763.032.28.444
    Minor: A+ Totals1162.44202080000136.71214337246878041.
    Minor: AA Totals27233.096363281000449.04662091542514918617041.379.340.502.993.734.191.25.540
    Minor: AAA Totals51534.2817212316328493825.38754373924836347839081.509.540.523.965.214.771.32.490
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (2 yrs)125.8113000313031.0392420112191001.6511.320.293.485.526.971.58.333
    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
    1978Bluefield OriolesAppRk21P1200.0811202119.9051.600.0017.4100.07
    1978Miami OriolesFSLA+21P200.0111032.6671.000.001.4100.013
    1979Miami OriolesFSLA+22P1400.05120017171.0001.200.009.9100.09
    1979Charlotte O'sSouAA22P1300.0415222119.9051.500.009.2100.010
    1980Charlotte O'sSouAA23P2800.01835625953.8981.900.0019.4100.04
    1981Charlotte O'sSouAA24P2200.01017252927.9311.200.0015.4100.07
    1981Rochester Red WingsILAAA24P800.0211043.7500.400.005.8100.011
    1982Rochester Red WingsILAAA25P3000.012180130301.0001.000.0021.4100.05
    1982Baltimore OriolesALMLB25P204.1000000.0000.000.001.2100.013
    1983Rochester Red WingsILAAA26P1800.0517322522.8801.200.0012.9100.09
    1983Baltimore OriolesALMLB26P11026.2231065.8330.500.196.8100.011
    1984Hagerstown SunsCaroA+27P400.0021032.6670.500.002.9100.015
    1984Rochester Red WingsILAAA27P900.05412109.9001.000.006.4100.016
    1985Rochester Red WingsILAAA28P2600.09110320201.0000.800.0018.7100.07
    1986Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA29P2500.0814322522.8800.900.0017.6100.06
    1987Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA30P1900.0712212119.9051.000.0013.6100.09
    1988Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA31P3700.04170021211.0000.600.0026.1100.02
    MLB Totals - (P)13030231065.8330.400.170.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)1720052941011156146.9360.800.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)6300326710910999.9081.600.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)2000615202321.9131.
    Rk Totals - (P)1200811202119.9051.600.000.00.00
    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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