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Luis MendozaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2017 MLB Years: 2007-2013
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PositionsP-312Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLuis Alonso Mendoza
Height6-3Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 31,1983 [34.172]PlaceVeracruz,Mexico

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2000 by the Boston Red Sox.
Signing ScoutsLee SigmanService Time3.063 (2013)
MLB DebutSeptember 8,2007 [23.313]
OrganizationsBOS [5] KCA [4] TEX [4] SDN [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID22004Retrosheet IDmendl001MLBAM ID434669
Pitch Repertoire 2-Seam Fastball (41.34%) -- Fastball (27.07%) -- Slider (22.65%) -- Changeup (7.92%) -- Curveball (0.84%) -- Cutter (0.18%)
Fastball Velocity [2013] - 91.39 - [2012] - 92.24 - [2011] - 90.84 - [2010] - 92.29
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts15Walks59Hittable39SO/BB34vsPower39Hitting0Durability70Team.508Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2002Gulf Coast Red SoxGCLRkbos-S/R18344.2113103002157.276362738214001.4611.860.471.253.282.63.429-
2003Gulf Coast Red SoxGCLRkbos-ST19000.0022000005.04000030000.807.20----5.400.00--
2003Augusta GreenJacketsSALAbos-S/R19332.2613112000059.2461915114292001.016.940.152.114.372.07.500-
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA+--ST0332.0915132000064.2501915114322000.996.960.141.954.452.29.500-
2004Sarasota Red SoxFSLA+bos48ST20873.74252501000137.0133765712545110001.368.740.793.553.350.94.533-
2005Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+bos31ST21496.34232211010119.014591841736608001.5210.941.282.724.531.67.308-
2005Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+sdn-ST21019.28220000010.21814111431002.0615.190.843.372.530.75.000-
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA+--ST04106.58252411010129.1163105951840639001.5611.281.252.774.361.58.286-
2006Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+bos32ST22543.1413130000063.0672622414466001.299.570.572.006.573.29.556-
2006Portland Sea DogsEastAAbos33ST22156.38990000048.0733534414293101.8113.690.752.635.442.07.167-
2006Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex-ST22247.75770000038.0553333211217001.7212.910.472.584.931.91.333-
2006Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorA+--ST08135.36292900000149.0195948910399616101.5711.750.602.355.792.46.381-
2007Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex31ST231543.93262513110148.2145756511489310101.308.780.672.915.631.94.789-
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex32S/R23102.25633002016.013441470021.067.310.562.253.941.751.0004.30
2008Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex-ST24006.7511000001.01210211002.256.75--13.506.750.50--
2008Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex-ST24235.14880000035.043212018191101.4611.060.262.064.892.38.400-
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA+--ST0235.20990000036.0442321110202101.4910.900.252.484.952.00.400-
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex46S/R24388.67251114006163.0977461725355061.9313.780.993.554.971.40.2734.93
2009Oklahoma City RedhawksPCLAAAtex46S/R25674.53251872120111.01306256450783201.6210.510.324.046.311.56.462-
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex46Rel250036.0010100001.02441100013.0018.009.009.00--0.00-22.10
2010Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca41ST261094.10242220000131.214566601332591001.349.910.892.194.031.84.526-
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca39Rel260122.5040400104.01010104310003.2522.509.006.752.250.33.00017.83
2011Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkca39S/R271252.183318151182144.012652355548110001.257.860.313.375.051.50.706-
2011Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca39ST27201.23220000014.211320570021.096.75--3.074.301.401.0003.50
2012Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca39S/R288104.23302550000166.01768478155910462111.429.540.813.205.641.76.4444.28
2013Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca39S/R29265.3622157004094.0106605610435410131.5910.150.964.125.171.26.2504.75
2014Nippon FightersJap PacIntl-ST307133.89262600100162.0170757064511913101.339.440.332.506.612.64.350-
2015Nippon FightersJap PacIntl-ST311083.51262511000148.21346358862856101.328.110.483.755.151.37.556-
2016Nippon FightersJap PacIntl-ST32783.88232210000132.013564571345777001.369.180.883.065.241.71.467-
2017Nippon FightersJap PacIntl-Rel33373.9720173001099.21064544938565001.449.570.813.435.061.47.300-
2017Hanshin TigersJap CenIntl-ST33025.14440000021.022121226151001.339.430.862.576.432.50.000-
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter16255.3990563400131358.141523921538140208213251.5510.400.953.515.211.49.3901.60
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter71654.2122419331831431107.012076085207834959467501.409.780.632.834.811.70.522-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter30243.6490662432102421.04442011712314423715301.399.460.493.075.051.65.556-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter18135.06434213110235.0274145133177514421201.4810.430.652.865.481.92.581-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter17214.75636212010329.13632071743410816025001.439.900.932.954.361.48.447-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter332.2613112000059.2461915114292001.016.940.152.114.372.07.500-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter343.8815123002162.280362738244001.4011.490.431.153.453.00.429-
Intl Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter27383.85999451110562.25672592413819635232201.359.050.613.135.621.80.415-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter12174.725842160050278.230315714629110166163161.489.790.943.555.361.51.414-
Texas Rangers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter487.73321418008180.01128269930425091.7712.551.013.364.711.40.333-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings10155.395534210081220.02541461322386127132151.5510.400.953.515.211.49.4001.60
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14134.21443862131220.0239120103156911813101.409.780.632.834.811.70.519-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex46p2421000000000101000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2012Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca39p28302000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2013Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca39p29225020001000200000.400.400.400.800205.667.000.000.3550.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2014Nippon FightersJap PacIntl-30283000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2015Nippon FightersJap PacIntl-31265000000000300001.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
2016Nippon FightersJap PacIntl-32233000000000301000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
2017Nippon FightersJap PacIntl-33203000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2017Hanshin TigersJap CenIntl-3345000001000200100.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2017Totals for Intl-Intl         248000001000400100.000.000.000.000009.000.000.000.0000.0044.440.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter548020001000501000.250.250.250.500209.667.000.000.0000.0055.560.000.000.000.00
Intl Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter101190000010001201101.000.000.000.0000021.000.000.000.0000.0057.140.000.000.000.00
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter527020001000400000.286.286.286.572207.667.000.000.0000.0057.140.000.000.000.00
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter21000000000101000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162240600030001503000.250.250.250.5006027.667.000.000.0000.0055.560.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2002Gulf Coast Red Sox GCLRkbos18P13--615-121211.0001.62------13100.021.7
2003Augusta GreenJackets SALAbos19P13--1161-1817.9441.31------13100.09.6
2004Sarasota Red Sox FSLA+bos20P25--1126524237.8811.48------25100.018.4
2005Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+bos21P23--16143-3330.9091.30------23100.016.4
2005Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn21P2---------------2100.01.4
2006Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+bos22P13--96121615.9381.15------13100.09.4
2006Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos22P9--671-1413.9291.44------9100.06.5
2006Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex22P7--38--11111.0001.57------7100.05.0
2007Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex23P26--920-329291.0001.12------26100.018.6
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex23P631624--661.0001.000.38-----6100.03.7
2008Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex24P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2008Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex24P8--45--991.0001.13------8100.05.6
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex24P251163712222119.9050.760.30-----25100.015.4
2009Oklahoma City Redhawks PCLAAAtex25P25--417122221.9550.84------25100.017.4
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex25P1-1-------------1100.00.6
2010Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca26P24--15141-3029.9671.21------24100.016.7
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26P4-4-1--111.0000.250.25-----4100.02.5
2011Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca27P33--1918153837.9741.12------33100.023.2
2011Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27P221423--551.0002.500.36-----2100.01.2
2012Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28P30251661925114544.9781.470.277750.0-30100.018.5
2013Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29P221594108-218181.0000.820.196-100.0-22100.013.6
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P90563584053359693.9691.030.2613765.0-900.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P90--4254379996.9701.07------900.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P43--1836135554.9821.26------430.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P63--3646949182.9011.30------630.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P13--1161-1817.9441.31------130.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P13--615-121211.0001.62------130.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2002Gulf Coast Red Sox GCLRkbos1813----------
2003Augusta GreenJackets SALAbos1913----------
2004Sarasota Red Sox FSLA+bos2025----------
2005Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+bos2123----------
2005Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn212----------
2006Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+bos2213----------
2006Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos229----------
2006Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex227----------
2007Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex2326----------
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex236----------
2008Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex241----------
2008Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex248----------
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex2425----------
2009Oklahoma City Redhawks PCLAAAtex2525----------
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex251----------
2010Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca2624----------
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca264----------
2011Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca2733----------
2011Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca272----------
2012Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2830----------
2013Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2922----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2008Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB24005.40532000016.2171010145001.309.180.542.162.701.255.40.000
2009Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB25000.00000000117.0900500000.534.762.650.000.0000.00.000
2010Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26004.20606000015.018117146001.4710.800.602.403.601.506.60.000
2011Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27101.98808003013.27331312100.764.610.661.987.904.001.981.000
2012Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28400.47606000019.115410521001.056.980.002.339.784.201.861.000
2013Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29212.70431000016.220751311101.4210.800.541.625.943.673.78.667
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs712.3829623003198.386352691955201.077.870.821.745.032.893.20.875

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2008Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2411000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2009Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2511000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2013Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2912000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs104000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2011Pacific Coast League All-Star (RHP) ... Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Year2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2013-11-11RPFree Agent -InternationalContractSigned with Nippon Ham Fighters (Japan)30.011  
2013-11-11RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Royals30.011  
2012-05-06RPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActive--28.188Team Roster on 2012-05-06
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-04-02TradeTraded by Rangers to Royals 
2008-06-09InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-04-25InjuredDisabled -- Right shoulder inflammation 
2008-04-12InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-03-30InjuredDisabled -- Blister on right middle finger 
2008-02-15ContractSigned by Rangers (1-year) 
2006-07-30TradeTraded by Red Sox to Rangers for Bryan Corey 
2005-07-27Claimed off waivers by Red Sox from Padres 
2000-07-12ContractSigned as nondrafted free agent by Red Sox 
* 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
2007Texas RangersTeam Payroll23380,000-73742-2,459,737380,000380,000
2008Texas RangersTeam Payroll24391,000-74727182,696,252390,000771,000
2009Texas RangersTeam Payroll25400,000-72433-2,746,792400,0001,171,000
2010Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll26406,210-69027242,812,412400,0001,577,210
2011Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll27414,000-78924-2,722,607414,0001,991,210
2012Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll28488,925-62422312,954,887480,0002,480,135
2013Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll29532,0003.06350723443,023,990490,0003,012,135
* 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