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John WettelandTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1985-2000 MLB Years: 1989-2000
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Rated Prospect
World Series Champion

PositionsP-768Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Karl Wetteland
Height6-2Weight215BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 21,1966 [51.244]PlaceSan Mateo,California
High SchoolCardinal Newman (Santa Rosa,CA)
CollegeCollege of San Mateo (San Mateo,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Los Angeles Dodgers [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (39th overall) of the 1985 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 12th round (289th overall) of the 1984 Amateur Entry Draft
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1989-LAN-#8
MLB DebutMay 31,1989 [22.283]
OrganizationsLAN [7] TEX [4] MON [3] NYA [2] Awards6Awards Voting5-12
TBC Player ID19560Retrosheet IDwettj001MLBAM ID124123
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts85Walks58Hittable75SO/BB78vsPower75Hitting13Durability75Team.542Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1985Great Falls DodgersPioRklan-Rel18113.921129003020.217109015230001.557.40--6.5310.021.53.500-
1986Great Falls DodgersPioRklan-ST19435.4512120100069.0705142840597001.599.091.045.197.661.48.571-
1986Bakersfield DodgersCalifA+lan33S/R19075.7815123401067.07150436463810001.759.540.816.185.100.83.000-
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST04105.61272435010136.01411018514869717001.679.310.925.686.401.13.286-
1987Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+lan-ST201273.13272707200175.21508161119214417001.387.680.564.717.381.57.632-
1988San Antonio MissionsTexAAlan-ST211083.88252503100162.01417470107714022001.347.820.554.277.761.82.556-
1989Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-ST22533.6510100100069.06128281120730001.177.961.432.619.523.65.625-
1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan57S/R22583.773112190071102.28146438349616101.127.100.702.988.422.82.3852.90
1990Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-S/R23225.59853102029.0271918513260001.388.381.554.038.072.00.500-
1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan57S/R23244.8122517007043.0442823617368041.429.211.263.567.532.12.3334.41
1991Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-R/CL24432.794143700342061.0482219526556001.217.040.733.828.072.12.571-
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan57Rel24100.0060600309.05200391010.895.00--3.009.003.001.0002.19
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon57CL25442.926706700583783.0642727636994041.206.910.653.8910.692.75.5002.78
1993West Palm Beach ExposFSLA+mon-ST26000.0022000003.0000006000--------18.000.00--
1993Montreal ExposNLMLBmon57CL26931.377007000584385.05817133281137021.016.120.322.9511.924.04.7501.85
1994Montreal ExposNLMLBmon57R/CL27462.835205200432563.2462220521680031.056.500.712.979.613.24.4003.15
1995New York YankeesALMLBnya35CL28152.936006000563161.0402220614661000.885.870.882.059.684.71.1672.91
1996New York YankeesALMLBnya35CL29232.836206200584363.2542320921691001.187.631.272.979.753.29.4003.83
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex35CL30721.946106100583165.0431814521631000.985.950.692.918.723.00.7783.14
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex35CL31312.036306300594262.0471714614721000.986.820.872.0310.455.14.7502.75
1999Texas RangersALMLBtex35CL32443.686206200594366.0673027919600001.309.141.232.598.183.16.5003.95
2000Texas RangersALMLBtex35CL33654.206206200573460.06735281024530021.5210.051.503.607.952.21.5454.83
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter48452.936181760100523330762.061628724973252804401161.137.250.862.969.463.19.5160.19
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter38343.9715199521734020655.05853352905632956462001.398.010.774.507.721.71.528-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1183.67591940203620159.0136696521591546001.227.681.193.338.702.61.579-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1083.88252503100162.01417470107714022001.347.820.554.277.761.82.556-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter12143.814441311210245.22211311041713818827001.468.100.625.066.891.36.462-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter545.1023149103089.1876151855827001.588.700.805.508.201.49.556-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter00--00000000.0000000000----------0.00--
Texas Rangers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter20122.95248024800233150253.02241008330782482021.197.971.072.778.823.18.625-
Montreal Expos Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter17132.32189018900159105231.01686660148528011091.096.510.543.2910.853.29.567-
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter382.8812201220011474124.194454015351352001.036.771.082.529.723.86.273-
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter8123.8459174200171154.21307666145414125151.197.560.813.148.202.61.400-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14132.9317851730015095220.01778372217223112051.137.250.862.969.463.19.5190.19
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13113.9751331861137220.0196112971911018921001.398.010.774.507.721.71.542-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1986Great Falls DodgersPioRklan-p191213130101000302000.231.231.385.6165115.300.154.154.2640.0020.000.000.000.0033.33
1986Bakersfield DodgersCalifA+lan33p19153000000002300000.000.400.000.400005.000.000.667.28240.0060.001.500.000.000.00
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         2716130101002602000.188.278.313.5915120.300.125.250.26910.0030.003.000.000.0033.33
1987Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+lan-p202726120001000501000.077.077.077.1542027.095.000.000.0690.0018.520.000.000.000.00
1988San Antonio MissionsTexAAlan-p212628371015001800000.250.276.393.66911229.316.143.179.3003.4527.598.003.4528.0028.57
1989Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-p22118110001000303000.125.125.125.2501011.200.000.000.1140.0027.270.000.000.000.00
1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan57p2231211310030001005000.143.143.190.3334126.273.047.048.1490.0038.460.000.000.0033.33
1990Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-p23810100010000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.9080.000.000.000.000.000.00
1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan57p23227210013000101000.143.143.571.714418.000.428.429.3050.0012.500.0012.507.00100.00
1991Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-p24422010001000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.000.4540.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon57p25675010000000401000.200.200.200.4001061.000.000.000.1820.0066.670.000.000.000.00
1993Montreal ExposNLMLBmon57p26704000000000301000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
1994Montreal ExposNLMLBmon57p27524010001000101000.250.250.250.500105.333.000.000.2250.0020.000.000.000.000.00
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex35p30711110010000000001.0001.0002.0003.0002111.0001.0001.0001.2600.000.000.000.000.00100.00
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter249424720180001909000.167.167.286.45312351.273.119.119.0000.0037.250.001.9642.0042.86
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter14181615111100032306000.185.214.259.47321390.246.074.111.0003.3325.567.671.1181.0020.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter6111130003000403000.273.273.273.5463014.429.000.000.0000.0028.570.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2628371015001800000.250.276.393.66911229.316.143.179.0003.4527.598.003.4528.0028.57
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter4229120001002801000.069.129.069.1982032.095.000.069.0006.2525.004.000.000.000.00
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1213130101000302000.231.231.385.6165115.300.154.154.0000.0020.000.000.000.0033.33
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter53283410160001106000.143.143.286.4298234.188.143.143.0000.0032.350.002.9428.0050.00
Montreal Expos Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter18913020001000803000.154.154.154.3082016.400.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter711110010000000001.0001.0002.0003.0002111.0001.0001.000.0000.000.000.000.000.00100.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162273510150001206000.167.167.286.4538233.273.119.119.0000.0037.250.001.9642.0042.86
Average Minor - Per 162 games16293717111110032607000.185.214.259.473243103.246.074.111.0003.3325.567.671.1181.0020.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1985Great Falls Dodgers PioRklan18P11--121-43.7500.27------11100.015.7
1986Great Falls Dodgers PioRklan19P12--5102-1715.8821.25------12100.017.1
1986Bakersfield Dodgers CalifA+lan19P15---72-97.7780.47------15100.010.6
1987Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan20P27--1619834335.8141.30------27100.019.6
1988San Antonio Missions TexAAlan21P25--1321123534.9711.36------2696.218.8
1989Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan22P10--412-116161.0001.60------1190.97.0
1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan22P31-102582-1513.8670.420.13-----31100.019.4
1990Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan23P8--14--551.0000.63------8100.05.6
1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan23P22-43131-54.8000.180.09-----22100.013.6
1991Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan24P42--57121312.9230.29------42100.030.4
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan24P6-9121-43.7500.500.33-----6100.03.7
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25P67-83761-1413.9290.190.16-----67100.041.4
1993Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26P70-85153-96.6670.090.07-----70100.043.2
1994Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27P52-63341-87.8750.130.11-----52100.045.6
1995New York YankeesALMLBnya28P60-61231165.8330.080.08-----60100.041.7
1996New York YankeesALMLBnya29P62-63-6-1661.0000.100.10-----62100.038.3
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex30P61-6516--771.0000.110.11-----61100.037.7
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex31P63-62271-109.9000.140.15-----63100.038.9
1999Texas RangersALMLBtex32P62-66251-87.8750.110.11-----62100.038.3
2000Texas RangersALMLBtex33P62-6025--771.0000.110.12-----62100.038.3
MLB Totals for P - 12 season(s)-   P618-76227601229987.8790.140.11-----6180.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P60--1023133433.9710.55------600.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P25--1321123534.9711.36------250.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P42--16261035242.8081.00------420.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P23--6123-2118.8570.78------230.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1985Great Falls Dodgers PioRklan1811----------
1986Great Falls Dodgers PioRklan1912----------
1986Bakersfield Dodgers CalifA+lan1915----------
1987Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan2027----------
1988San Antonio Missions TexAAlan2125----------
1989Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan2210----------
1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2231----------
1990Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan238----------
1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2322----------
1991Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan2442----------
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan246----------
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2567----------
1993Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2670----------
1994Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2752----------
1995New York YankeesALMLBnya2860----------
1996New York YankeesALMLBnya2962----------
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex3061----------
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex3163----------
1999Texas RangersALMLBtex3262----------
2000Texas RangersALMLBtex3362----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1995New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB280114.543004.1872502.4416.620.004.1510.382.500.00.000
1996New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB29000.003024.0204401.504.500.009.009.001.000.00.000
1996New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB29004.504014.0221500.754.500.002.2511.255.000.00.000
1996New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB29002.085044.1411601.228.310.002.0812.466.000.00.000
1998Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB31000.001001.0001101.000.000.009.009.001.000.00.000
1999Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB32000.001001.0000100.000.000.000.009.0000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 4 yrs016.10808000210.310070711001.658.710.006.109.581.570.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs004.5040400014.0202015000.754.500.002.2511.255.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs002.0850500044.3401016001.158.310.002.0812.466.000.00.000

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBMLBwas39Bullpen Coach1627191.43826.05Frank Robinson
2009Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea42Bullpen Coach1628577.52512.02Don Wakamatsu
2010Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea43Bullpen Coach16261101.37729.04Don Wakamatsu
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1992National League Player of the Week (June 15-June 21)1
1993NL Pitcher of the Month (September)1
1996AL Rolaids Relief Pitcher of the Year ... American League Player of the Week (July 8-July 14) ... World Series MVP3
1998Baseball America Second-Team Major League All-Star (RP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2000-11-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-12-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1996-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-04-05TradeTraded by Expos to Yankees for Fernando Seguignol and Cash. 
1991-12-11TradeTraded by Reds with Bill Risley to Expos for Willie Greene, Scott Ruskin and Dave Martinez. 
1991-11-27TradeTraded by Dodgers with Tim Belcher to Reds for Kip Gross and Eric Davis. 
1988-03-29Returned to Dodgers. 
* 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

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1989Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll2268,000-6083115429,80262,50068,000
1990Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll23142,500-5262626515,727100,000210,500
1991Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll24100,000-62038-742,231100,000310,500
1992Montreal ExposTeam Payroll25156,000-5391833962,245109,000466,500
1993Montreal ExposTeam Payroll26315,000-441752968,431109,000781,500
1994Montreal ExposTeam Payroll272,225,000-179481++957,101109,0003,006,500
1995New York YankeesTeam Payroll283,375,000-1021089++999,520109,0006,381,500
1996New York YankeesTeam Payroll294,000,000-64693++957,870109,00010,381,500
1997Texas RangersTeam Payroll304,575,000-64693++1,182,177150,00014,956,500
1998Texas RangersTeam Payroll315,800,000-37497++1,276,192170,00020,756,500
1999Texas RangersTeam Payroll326,350,000-38496++1,454,491200,00027,106,500
2000Texas RangersTeam Payroll336,500,000-53495++1,394,248200,00033,606,500
* 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