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Ricky WrightTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1978-1987 MLB Years: 1982-1986
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Rated Prospect

PositionsP-243, OF-1, DH-1Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Richard Wright
Height6-3Weight175BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateNovember 22,1958 [59.152]PlaceParis,Texas
High SchoolParis (Paris,TX)
CollegeUniversity of Texas (Austin,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Los Angeles Dodgers [Team Picks] in the 1st round (2nd overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (32nd overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-LAN-#10
MLB DebutJuly 28,1982 [23.248]
OrganizationsLAN [4] TEX [4] DET [1] MIL [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID19953Retrosheet IDwrigr001MLBAM ID124603
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts59Walks25Hittable59SO/BB36vsPower59Hitting8Durability46Team.515Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1979TexasCollegeNCAASoST201032.211514110200106.06130260431070000.985.18--3.659.082.49.769-
1980San Antonio DodgersTexAAlan-ST218104.20232305000152.0144857178512717001.518.530.415.037.521.49.444-
1981Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-ST221464.24272437020155.014181738901129001.498.190.465.236.501.24.700-
1982Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-S/R23435.6715123103260.0634538536574001.649.400.755.378.501.58.571-
1982Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan37S/R23213.031459003032.2281211120241001.477.710.285.516.611.20.6673.48
1983Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-S/R24764.863372610221183.07560456586813001.608.100.656.267.341.17.538-
1983Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan21Rel24002.8460600306.05220251001.117.11--2.847.112.50-2.12
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex38Rel24000.0010100002.00000120000.50----4.509.002.00-2.26
1984Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-Rel25212.40310310021748.2371413224383001.256.840.374.447.031.58.667-
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex38Rel25026.14817003014.220101031160002.1112.271.846.753.680.55.0006.86
1985Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-S/R26542.7217134214182.2673025237557001.267.290.224.035.991.49.556-
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex38Rel26004.7050500107.25440570001.305.87--5.878.221.40-2.81
1986Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-S/R27116.92853002026.0282220316180001.699.691.045.546.231.13.500-
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex24Rel27105.0321120002039.0442222121232001.6510.070.234.815.261.101.0003.53
1987Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAmil-Rel28205.7914113003023.029161521851002.0111.190.776.941.930.281.000-
1987Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-S/R28243.9120515007046.0472720035194001.789.20--6.853.720.54.333-
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0444.54346280010069.0764335253245001.869.870.266.883.120.45.5004.85
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter334.305574800120100.21025049560674001.588.940.445.265.871.12.5001.08
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter45354.2518890981616421675.06313803203539949958001.528.380.475.306.631.25.563-
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter37254.2716567981116421523.04872952492831437241001.528.340.485.386.371.18.597-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8104.20232305000152.0144857178512717001.518.530.415.037.521.49.444-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1032.211514110200106.06130260431070000.985.18--3.659.082.49.769-
Texas Rangers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter125.0935233006062.2693636438382001.689.750.575.375.371.00.333-
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter213.0020515006038.1331413122292001.417.620.235.086.691.32.667-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings664.301181510300260220.0219107105111291449001.588.940.445.265.871.12.5001.08
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15114.2561293250217220.02051231041113016219001.528.380.475.306.631.25.577-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1980San Antonio DodgersTexAAlan-p212814531003001100000.214.267.286.5534115.231.072.143.2556.676.671.000.000.0033.33
1981Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-p22297241100000000000.571.5711.0001.571727.571.429.429.6930.000.000.000.000.0050.00
1982Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-p23181100000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1982Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan37p23148111001000200000.125.125.250.375218.167.125.125.1620.0025.000.000.000.00100.00
1983Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-p24341000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1984Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-p25337031001001200000.429.500.5711.071418.600.142.286.47712.5025.002.000.000.0033.33
1985Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-p26196132001011100000.500.571.8331.404527.600.333.333.59614.2914.291.000.000.0066.67
1987Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAmil-p28153000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter148111001000200000.125.125.250.375218.167.125.125.0000.0025.000.000.000.00100.00
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter176399135105013400000.333.381.513.89420642.371.180.231.0007.149.521.330.000.0046.15
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter148254104102012300000.400.444.6401.08416527.455.240.280.0007.4111.111.500.000.0050.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2814531003001100000.214.267.286.5534115.231.072.143.0006.676.671.000.000.0033.33
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter148111001000200000.125.125.250.375218.167.125.125.0000.0025.000.000.000.00100.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1629312121200120002300000.125.125.250.375231293.167.125.125.0000.0025.000.000.000.00100.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162368125105013400000.333.381.513.89418639.371.180.231.0007.149.521.330.000.0046.15

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1980San Antonio Dodgers TexAAlan21P23--1042215452.9632.26------2882.116.9
1981Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan22P27--8212-3129.9351.07------2993.120.5
1981Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan22OF1--3-1-43.7503.00------293.40.8
1982Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan23P15--3101-1413.9290.87------1883.310.5
1982Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan23P14-3236--991.0000.640.28-----14100.08.6
1983Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan24P33--821223129.9350.88------3497.123.1
1983Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan24P6-6-------------6100.03.7
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex24P1-2--1-1---------1100.00.6
1984Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex25P31--515-320201.0000.65------3393.920.1
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex25P8-1414--551.0000.630.36-----8100.05.0
1985Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex26P17--2171-2019.9501.12------1989.512.0
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex26P5-7-1--111.0000.200.14-----5100.03.1
1986Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex27P8--14--551.0000.63------8100.05.6
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex27P21-3937-110101.0000.480.26-----21100.013.0
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex27DH1---------------214.80.6
1987Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet28P20---83-118.7270.40------20100.014.3
1987Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil28P14--15--661.0000.43------1593.310.0
MLB Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P55-100718112625.9620.450.25-----550.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P165--2810195138129.9350.78------1650.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--3-1-43.7503.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P23--1042215452.9632.26------230.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1980San Antonio Dodgers TexAAlan2123----------
1981Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan2227--------1-
1982Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan2315----------
1982Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2314----------
1983Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan2433----------
1983Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan246----------
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex241----------
1984Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex2531----------
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex258----------
1985Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex2617----------
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex265----------
1986Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex278----------
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex2721---------1
1987Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet2820----------
1987Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil2814----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1986-12-16Released by Rangers. 
1983-09-16TradeTraded by Dodgers with Dave Stewart and Cash to Rangers for Rick Honeycutt. 
* 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
1985Texas RangersTeam Payroll2660,000-51643-370,78060,00060,000
1986Texas RangersTeam Payroll2770,000-5701918386,34760,000130,000
* 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