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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Michael Robert Venafro
Stat Years
1995-2007  [mlb] 1999-2006
Height/Weight
5-10 / 180
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (688)
Draft Position
p
Born Date/Place
High School
Paul VI (Fairfax,VA)
Colleges
James Madison University (Harrisonburg, Virginia)
Draft
Selected by the Texas Rangers in Round #29 (#794 overall) of the 1995 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1999-04-24 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.265)
Service Time
Organizations
TEX [7] LAN [2] OAK [1] KCA [1] SLN [1] MIN [1] TOR [1] TBA [1] COL [1] HOU [1] CIN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 338 ... retro id: venam002 ... mlbam id: 150291
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1995Hudson Valley RenegadesNYPLA-tex-211---912.13320001232250.2371312021321351.146.570.003.735.682.311.52.900
    1995Minor Totals: TEXbyYearA-----211---912.15320001232250.7371312021321351.166.630.003.765.742.331.52.900
    1996Charleston (sc) RiverDogsSALAtex-222---133.515000042501959.05727230216213031.328.690.003.209.464.122.95.250
    1996Minor Totals: TEXbyYearA----221---133.515000042501959.05727230216213031.328.690.003.209.464.122.95.250
    1997Charlotte RangersFSLA+tex-233---423.433500027351044.2511717221351011.6110.280.404.237.053.431.67.667
    1997Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-233---013.4511000911115.213126112131021.607.470.576.897.476.891.08.000
    1997Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAA/A+----232---433.444600036461160.3642923333482031.619.580.454.947.194.341.45.571
    1998Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-244---343.104600039461452.1422118526453011.307.220.864.477.743.611.73.429
    1998Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex-244---006.3513000413017.0191212310151021.7110.061.595.297.946.351.50.000
    1998Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAAA/AA----242---343.915900043591469.3613330836604031.407.951.044.697.814.301.67.429
    1999Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex-255---005.40600036111.216772070001.3712.341.540.005.405.400.00.000
    1999Texas RangersALMLBtex43255Log - Sp - Ext - Perf323.29650001165068.1632925422370031.248.300.532.904.873.821.68.600
    1999Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAAA----251---005.63600036111.716772070001.4312.861.610.005.635.632.00.000
    1999MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf323.30650001165068.3632925422370031.258.330.532.914.893.831.68.600
    2000Texas RangersALMLBtex43266Log - Sp - Ext - Perf313.83770002177156.1642724221321041.5110.220.323.365.114.311.52.750
    2000MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf313.85770002177156.3642724221321041.5210.270.323.375.134.331.52.750
    2001Texas RangersALMLBtex43277Log - Sp - Ext - Perf554.80700002070460.0543532228293071.378.100.304.204.355.251.04.500
    2001MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf554.80700002070460.0543532228293071.378.100.304.204.355.251.04.500
    2002Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak-288---016.97800028010.1128821140021.2610.451.740.8712.196.9714.00.000
    2002Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33288Log - Sp - Ext - Perf224.6247000847037.0452219514161021.5910.951.223.413.895.351.14.500
    2002Minor Totals: OAKbyYearAAA----281---017.13800028010.3128821140021.2910.691.780.8912.487.1314.00.000
    2002MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf224.6247000847037.0452219514161021.5910.951.223.413.895.351.14.500
    2003New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-299---213.5423000923028.035111105112001.4311.250.001.613.543.542.20.667
    2003Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba43299Log - Sp - Ext - Perf104.7424000624019.02410101391031.4211.370.471.424.264.743.001.000
    2003Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAAA----291---213.5423000923028.035111105112001.4311.250.001.613.543.542.20.667
    2003MLB Totals: TBAbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf104.7424000624019.02410101391031.4211.370.471.424.264.743.001.000
    2004Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-3010---244.37350001535257.2703028819413041.5410.921.252.976.404.682.16.333
    2004Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAlan223010---017.1150002516.18550240011.5811.370.002.845.687.112.00.000
    2004Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan413010Log - Sp - Ext - Perf004.001700021709.011541360021.5611.001.003.006.005.002.00.000
    2004Minor Totals: KCA-LANbyYearAAA----302---254.64400001740364.0783533821453051.5510.971.122.956.334.922.14.286
    2004MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf004.001700021709.011541360021.5611.001.003.006.005.002.00.000
    2005Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAlan103111---016.85530001353144.2603834435240052.1312.090.817.054.847.660.69.000
    2005Minor Totals: LANbyYearAAA----311---016.92530001353144.7603834435240052.1512.220.817.134.897.740.69.000
    2006Louisville BatsILAAAcin-3212---002.4536000836222.0196608181001.237.770.003.277.362.452.25.000
    2006Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-3212---312.2020000520016.1104415102000.925.510.552.765.512.202.00.750
    2006Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol453212Log - Sp - Ext - Perf102.4570000703.23110320001.647.360.007.364.912.450.671.000
    2006Minor Totals: COL-CINbyYearAAA----322---312.36560001356238.3291010113283001.106.850.243.076.612.362.15.750
    2006MLB Totals: COLbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf102.8170000703.73110320001.888.440.008.445.632.810.671.000
    2007Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor163313---012.7831000831032.135111027181001.309.740.561.955.013.062.57.000
    2007Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin-3313---105.4012000412211.213770750001.7110.030.005.403.865.400.711.000
    2007Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-3313---0112.7980002806.113990652003.0018.470.008.537.1112.790.83.000
    2007Minor Totals: SLN-MIN-TORbyYearAAA----333---124.67510001451250.3612726220283001.6210.960.363.595.034.851.40.333
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)15104.09307000683075253.3264129115159413160211.419.390.533.344.664.591.39.600
    American League Totals (5 yrs)14104.12283000662835240.7250123110148812360191.419.370.523.304.614.611.40.583
    National League Totals (2 yrs)103.6924000224012.714651680021.6410.330.744.435.904.431.331.000
    Minor League Totals25224.0242400020442455486.751023821730206359313261.479.440.563.816.654.411.74.532
    Minor: A- Totals912.15320001232250.7371312021321351.166.630.003.765.742.331.52.900
    Minor: A Totals133.515000042501959.05727230216213031.328.690.003.209.464.122.95.250
    Minor: A+ Totals423.463500027351044.7511717221351011.6310.380.414.287.133.461.67.667
    Minor: AA Totals353.185700048571568.0553324638584031.377.280.795.037.684.371.53.375
    Minor: AAA Totals8114.80250000752509264.331014814122105172120141.5710.560.753.585.865.041.64.421
    Texas Rangers Totals (3 yrs)1183.96212000522125184.718191818719840141.378.840.393.474.794.451.38.579
    Oakland Athletics Totals (1 yrs)224.6247000847037.0452219514161021.5910.951.223.413.895.351.14.500
    Tampa Bay Devil Rays Totals (1 yrs)104.7424000624019.02410101391031.4211.370.471.424.264.743.001.000
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (1 yrs)004.001700021709.011541360021.5611.001.003.006.005.002.00.000
    Colorado Rockies Totals (1 yrs)102.8170000703.73110320001.888.440.008.445.632.810.671.000
    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%
    2004Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAlan2230p---151000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals51000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals51000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    1995Hudson Valley RenegadesNYPLA-21P3200.0517132322.9570.700.0043.2100.01
    1996Charleston (Sc) RiverDogsSALA22P5000.0417312421.8750.400.0035.5100.01
    1997Charlotte RangersFSLA+23P3500.08110119191.0000.500.0025.2100.01
    1997Tulsa DrillersTexAA23P1100.04200661.0000.500.007.9100.013
    1998Tulsa DrillersTexAA24P4600.048101312.9230.300.0032.9100.01
    1998Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAA24P1300.0061076.8570.500.009.0100.013
    1999Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAA25P600.01500661.0001.000.004.2100.016
    1999Texas RangersALMLB25P65068.12180020201.0000.300.2940.1100.02
    2000Texas RangersALMLB26P77056.139211412.8570.200.2147.5100.01
    2001Texas RangersALMLB27P70060.0413442117.8100.200.2843.2100.01
    2002Sacramento River CatsPCLAAA28P800.00200221.0000.300.005.6100.018
    2002Oakland AthleticsALMLB28P47037.01110112121.0000.300.3229.0100.04
    2003New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAA29P2300.0441098.8890.300.0018.9100.06
    2003Tampa Bay Devil RaysALMLB29P24019.02000221.0000.100.1114.8100.010
    2004Omaha RoyalsPCLAAA30P3500.00130213131.0000.400.0024.3100.02
    2004Las Vegas 51sPCLAAA30P500.00300331.0000.600.003.5100.023
    2004Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB30P1709.00100111.0000.100.1110.5100.014
    2005Las Vegas 51sPCLAAA31P5300.0411111615.9380.300.0037.1100.01
    2006Louisville BatsILAAA32P3600.01500661.0000.200.0025.2100.06
    2006Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAA32P2000.01300441.0000.200.0014.0100.010
    2006Colorado RockiesNLMLB32P703.2000000.0000.000.004.3100.016
    2007Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAA33P800.00300331.0000.400.005.6100.016
    MLB Totals - (P)30702521252667064.9140.200.250.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)207001155336966.9570.300.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)5700810101918.9470.300.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)35008110119191.0000.500.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)5000417312421.8750.400.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (P)3200517132322.9570.700.000.00.00
    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
    1995Minor32----------
    1996Minor50----------
    1997Minor46----------
    1998Minor59----------
    1999MLB65----------
    1999Minor6----------
    2000MLB77----------
    2001MLB70----------
    2002MLB47----------
    2002Minor8----------
    2003MLB24----------
    2003Minor23----------
    2004MLB17----------
    2004Minor40----------
    2005Minor53----------
    2006MLB7----------
    2006Minor56----------
    2007Minor8----------
    Totals688----------