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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Hector Luis Mercado
Stat Years
1992-2008  [mlb] 2000-2003
Height/Weight
6-3 / 235
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (461)
Draft Position
p
Born Date/Place
High School
Jose S Alegria (Dorado,PR)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Houston Astros in Round #13 (#349 overall) of the 1992 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Frankie Thon
MLB Debut
2000-04-04 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.340)
Service Time
Organizations
HOU [5] CIN [2] PHI [2] DET [2] MIA [1] NYN [1] TEX [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 21 ... retro id: merch002 ... mlbam id: 280059
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1992Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou-181---124.2013300410030.0221714025367031.576.600.007.5010.805.101.44.333
    1992Minor Totals: HOUbyYearRk----181---124.2013300410030.0221714025367031.576.600.007.5010.805.101.44.333
    1993Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou-192---542.4211111100067.04926181295910011.166.580.133.907.933.492.03.556
    1993Osceola AstrosFSLA+hou-192---115.1922000008.29750650001.739.350.006.235.197.270.83.500
    1993Minor Totals: HOUbyYearA+/Rk----192---652.7513131100075.75833231356410011.246.940.124.197.663.951.83.545
    1994Osceola AstrosFSLA+hou-203---6133.95252511000136.21237560579889311.488.100.335.205.804.941.11.316
    1994Minor Totals: HOUbyYearA+----201---6133.96252511000136.71237560579889311.488.130.335.225.814.961.11.316
    1995Kissimmee CobrasFSLA+hou-214---683.46191720020104.0965040237754131.288.310.173.206.494.332.03.429
    1995Jackson GeneralsTexAAhou-214---147.80870001030.0363326532204022.2710.801.509.606.009.900.63.200
    1995Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAA/A+----212---7124.43272420030134.01328366769958151.508.870.474.636.385.571.38.368
    1996Kissimmee CobrasFSLA+hou-225---354.16560001856380.0784337448686041.588.780.455.407.654.841.42.375
    1996Minor Totals: HOUbyYearA+----221---354.16560001856380.0784337448686041.588.780.455.407.654.841.42.375
    1997Gulf Coast Tigers (East) GCLRkdet-236---333.7915500110040.1452317212324001.4110.040.452.687.145.132.67.500
    1997Portland Sea DogsEastAAmia-236---1133.963117116140129.21296657105412516231.418.950.693.758.684.582.31.786
    1997Charlotte KnightsILAAAmia-236---019.0011000005.05552511002.009.003.609.001.809.000.20.000
    1997Minor Totals: MIA-DETbyYearAAA/Rk/AA----233---1474.064723117240175.01799479147115821231.439.210.723.658.134.832.23.667
    1999Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn53257---001.5022000006.03111120010.674.501.501.503.001.502.00.000
    1999Minor Totals: NYNbyYearAAA----251---001.5022000006.03111120010.674.501.501.503.001.502.00.000
    2000Louisville RiverBatsILAAAcin-268---153.04475001042277.0692626248676021.528.060.235.617.833.041.40.167
    2000Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin52268Log - Sp - Ext - Perf004.5012000412014.0127728132001.437.711.295.148.364.501.63.000
    2000Minor Totals: CINbyYearAAA----261---153.04475001042277.0692626248676021.528.060.235.617.833.041.40.167
    2000MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf004.5012000412014.0127728132001.437.711.295.148.364.501.63.000
    2001Louisville RiverBatsILAAAcin39279---101.3512000412113.1122206131011.358.100.004.058.781.352.171.000
    2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin52279Log - Sp - Ext - Perf324.08560001056053.0552724630594001.609.341.025.0910.024.581.97.600
    2001Minor Totals: CINbyYearAAA----271---101.3712000412113.3122206131011.378.240.004.128.931.372.171.000
    2001MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf324.08560001056053.0552724630594001.609.341.025.0910.024.581.97.600
    2002Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAphi-2810---311.62260001226333.12266212432011.025.940.543.2411.611.623.58.750
    2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi542810Log - Sp - Ext - Perf224.6231300728039.0322120225403131.467.380.465.779.234.851.60.500
    2002Minor Totals: PHIbyYearAAA----281---311.63260001226333.32266212432011.035.980.543.2611.691.633.58.750
    2002MLB Totals: PHIbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf224.6231300728039.0322120225403131.467.380.465.779.234.851.60.500
    2003Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-2911---000.0011000002.00000100000.500.000.004.500.000.000.00.000
    2003Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAphi542911---031.4114200212032.034125211200001.419.560.563.095.633.381.82.000
    2003Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi542911Log - Sp - Ext - Perf005.7913000413118.2181212512151011.618.682.415.797.235.791.25.000
    2003Minor Totals: PHIbyYearAA/AAA----292---031.3215300212034.034125212200001.359.000.533.185.293.181.67.000
    2003MLB Totals: PHIbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf005.9313000413118.7181212512151011.658.902.475.937.425.931.25.000
    2005Bridgeport BluefishAtlIndy----3112---102.4919000319021.22296213152011.629.140.835.406.233.741.151.000
    2005Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex363112---401.7122000722131.23186119310001.588.810.285.408.812.271.631.000
    2005Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----311---102.5519000319021.72296213152011.659.340.855.526.373.821.151.000
    2005Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAAA----311---401.7322000722131.73186119310001.608.940.295.488.942.311.631.000
    2006Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet523213---323.94260001026132.0361614118259001.6910.130.285.067.034.501.39.600
    2006Minor Totals: DETbyYearAAA----321---323.94260001026132.0361614118259001.6910.130.285.067.034.501.39.600
    2007Bridgeport BluefishAtlIndy----3314---234.53330001033143.2512922619368011.6010.511.243.927.425.981.89.400
    2007Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----331---234.58330001033143.7512922619368011.6210.631.253.967.506.041.89.400
    2008Saltillo SaraperosMexAAA----3415---323.71660000034.0351714115272001.479.260.263.977.154.501.80.600
    2008Minor Totals: byYearAAA----341---323.71660000034.0351714115272001.479.260.263.977.154.501.80.600
    MLB Totals (4 yrs)544.57112300251091124.71176763157512710141.558.481.095.439.204.861.69.556
    National League Totals (4 yrs)544.57112300251091124.71176763157512710141.558.481.095.439.204.861.69.556
    Minor League Totals52573.56337104537423311892.783443335341458737816221.458.410.414.627.434.371.61.477
    Minor: Indy Totals333.87520001352165.37338288325110021.6110.091.114.427.055.251.59.500
    Minor: Rk Totals993.223919115200137.3116664936612721041.337.610.204.338.344.331.92.500
    Minor: A+ Totals16273.88102443118583329.33061751421117023619481.458.370.304.656.454.791.39.372
    Minor: AA Totals1274.634025116150161.71659983158714520251.569.210.844.868.105.531.67.632
    Minor: AAA Totals15142.691561600451408264.324793791213522921051.458.420.414.607.803.171.70.517
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (2 yrs)324.16680001468067.0673431838726001.579.001.075.109.674.571.89.600
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (2 yrs)225.03443001141157.7503332737554141.527.871.105.828.655.191.49.500
    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%
    1995Jackson GeneralsTexAAhou-21p---187100000001500001.000.125.000.125800.143.000.00012.5062.505.000.00.000.0
    1997Portland Sea DogsEastAAmia-23p---23111220000000702000.182.182.182.3641320.000.000.5000.0053.850.000.00.000.0
    1997Charlotte KnightsILAAAmia-23p---210100000001000000.0001.000.0001.000100.000.000.000100.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1999Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn5325p---321000000000101000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    2000Louisville RiverBatsILAAAcin-26p---4473000000000201000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    2000Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin5226pL-S-E-P4121000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin5227pL-S-E-P5502000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    2002Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAphi-28p---6261000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi5428pL-S-E-P6314010000000200000.250.250.250.500410.000.000.5000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    2003Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAphi5429p---7142000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    2003Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi5429pL-S-E-P7122000000000000001.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (4 yrs)1059010000000400001.111.111.111.222910.000.000.2000.0044.440.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (4 yrs)1059010000000400001.111.111.111.222910.000.000.2000.0044.440.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals129254200000021604001.080.148.080.2283120.080.000.2226.4551.618.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals39183200000011202001.111.158.111.2692120.056.000.3334.7657.1412.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals907100000001402000.000.125.000.1251000.143.000.00010.0040.004.000.00.000.0
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (2 yrs)623000000000200000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (2 yrs)436010000000200001.167.167.167.334610.000.000.2500.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    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
    1992Gulf Coast Astros GCLRk18P1300.0052075.7140.400.0021.7100.06
    1993Gulf Coast Astros GCLRk19P1100.0317202220.9091.800.0018.6100.010
    1993Osceola AstrosFSLA+19P200.0031043.7501.500.001.5100.018
    1994Osceola AstrosFSLA+20P2500.0228113130.9681.200.0018.5100.07
    1995Kissimmee CobrasFSLA+21P1900.0115301916.8420.800.0014.0100.08
    1995Jackson GeneralsTexAA21P800.01500661.0000.800.005.9100.016
    1996Kissimmee CobrasFSLA+22P5600.04130017171.0000.300.0041.5100.01
    1997Gulf Coast Tigers GCLRk23P1500.028101110.9090.700.0025.0100.05
    1997Portland Sea DogsEastAA23P3100.0419502823.8210.700.0021.8100.04
    1999Norfolk TidesILAAA25P200.0000000.0000.000.001.4100.026
    2000Louisville RiverBatsILAAA26P4700.0115101716.9410.300.0032.6100.02
    2000Cincinnati RedsNLMLB26P12014.00100111.0000.100.077.4100.016
    2001Louisville RiverBatsILAAA27P1200.00200221.0000.200.008.3100.016
    2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLB27P56053.0051065.8330.100.0934.6100.03
    2002Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAA28P2600.01100221.0000.100.0018.1100.07
    2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB28P31039.01300441.0000.100.1019.3100.09
    2003Reading PhilliesEastAA29P100.00200221.0002.000.000.7100.019
    2003Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAA29P1400.00300331.0000.200.009.8100.012
    2003Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB29P13018.20300331.0000.200.168.0100.013
    2005Bridgeport BluefishAtlInd31P1900.0112042.5000.100.0013.6100.013
    2005Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAA31P2200.00400441.0000.200.0015.4100.06
    2006Toledo Mud HensILAAA32P2600.00600661.0000.200.0018.3100.08
    Ind Totals - (P)1900112042.5000.100.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (P)1120124112101413.9290.100.100.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)14900231103433.9710.200.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)4000526503631.8610.800.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)10200759517166.9300.600.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)3900530504035.8750.900.000.00.00
    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
    1992Minor13----------
    1993Minor13----------
    1994Minor25----------
    1995Minor27----------
    1996Minor56----------
    1997Minor46----------
    1999Minor2----------
    2000MLB12----------
    2000Minor47----------
    2001MLB56----------
    2001Minor12----------
    2002MLB31----------
    2002Minor26----------
    2003MLB13----------
    2003Minor15----------
    2005Minor22----------
    2006Minor26----------
    Totals442----------