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D.J. CarrascoTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2012 MLB Years: 2003-2012
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Drafted
Played in Japan
Arizona Fall League
Rule 5 Pick

PositionsP-576Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDaniel Carrasco
Height6-1Weight215BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 12,1977 [41.159]PlaceSafford,Arizona
High SchoolHayward (Hayward,CA)
CollegePima Community College (Tucson,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the Baltimore Orioles [Team Picks] in the 26th round (795th overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 39th round (1074th overall) of the 1995 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsJohn GreenService Time5.103 (2011)
MLB DebutApril 2,2003 [25.355]
OrganizationsPIT [5] KCA [3] ARI [2] CHA [2] NYN [2] ATL [1] CLE [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID4810Retrosheet IDcarrd001MLBAM ID425647
Pitch Repertoire Cutter (35.16%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (20.98%) -- Slider (17.44%) -- Curveball (10.16%) -- Fastball (9.69%) -- Changeup (6.57%)
Fastball Velocity [2012] - 89.59 - [2011] - 89.09 - [2010] - 90.38
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts52Walks46Hittable52SO/BB47vsPower52Hitting.325Durability63Team.468Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1998Watertown IndiansNYPLA-cle-Rel21115.4013112006231.2362319314381001.5810.230.853.9810.802.71.500-
1999Williamsport CrosscuttersNYPLA-pit22S/R22422.9618414006051.2432017223497401.287.490.354.018.542.13.667-
1999Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+pit-Rel22016.3520200005.29840340002.1214.29--4.766.351.33.000-
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0433.3020416006056.0522821226537401.368.160.314.088.322.04.5713.10
2000Hickory CrawdadsSALApit-Rel23541.34270270025640.035106020402001.367.81--4.468.932.00.556-
2000Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+pit-Rel23103.48808006210.085418101001.556.970.876.978.711.251.000-
2000Altoona CurveEastAApit14Rel23118.36909003014.0161413013101002.0710.29--8.366.430.77.500-
2000Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0753.20440440034864.2592923141604001.558.210.145.718.351.46.5833.38
2001Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+pit16Rel24401.50220220011736.01876014401200.894.50--3.5010.002.861.000-
2001Altoona CurveEastAApit-Rel24224.14271260011137.0342217225352001.598.270.496.088.511.40.500-
2001Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0622.84491480022873.0522923239753201.256.410.254.819.251.92.7502.95
2002Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+pit16CL25441.615505500442972.2521813118832000.966.440.122.2310.284.61.500-
2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca59Rel26654.82502480021280.0824443840576071.529.190.904.486.391.43.5454.66
2004Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-Rel27213.20321310016356.0602220218501001.389.590.322.887.992.78.667-
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca21Rel27224.84300300011035.0412219515222031.5810.441.273.825.601.47.5005.17
2005Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-S/R28322.281138005027.22497111212001.277.810.333.586.831.91.600-
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca21ST28684.79212011000114.212967611151497361.5710.120.864.003.850.96.4294.90
2006nullIntl-00ST290314.81330000010.022171731091003.1019.162.618.717.840.90.000-
2007Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari51S/R305146.683422121040137.0185121102166010312101.7812.121.053.936.751.72.263-
2008Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha41Rel31212.88817003125.0249807242001.248.64--2.528.643.43.667-
2008Chicago White SoxALMLBcha53Rel31103.9631031006038.2301717214300051.146.980.473.266.982.141.0003.73
2009Chicago White SoxALMLBcha53Rel32513.76491480011093.01034239529623021.419.930.482.805.982.14.8333.46
2010Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit77Rel33223.8845045006055.2502424422454041.298.080.653.567.282.05.5003.80
2010Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari77Rel33103.1818018002022.218158112202001.327.150.404.767.941.671.0003.48
2011Buffalo BisonsILAAAnyn43ST34233.47981000046.2462318417372001.358.870.773.287.142.18.400-
2011New York MetsNLMLBnyn77Rel34136.02421410015049.0673533716273161.6812.221.282.924.931.69.2505.11
2012St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn-S/R35100.0042200006.01000140000.331.50--1.506.004.001.000-
2012Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl-Rel351012.6050500305.010770530003.0018.00--9.005.400.601.000-
2012Buffalo BisonsILAAAnyn-Rel35003.0020200103.02111010000.676.003.00--3.000.00--
2012Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0205.141129004014.013881680001.368.360.643.865.141.331.0004.17
2012New York MetsNLMLBnyn77Rel35007.3640400303.26332031011.6414.734.91--7.360.00-9.37
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter24214.502902426610752490.252626924745199315284341.479.590.823.635.741.58.5331.32
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter38363.89286432431014451602.06033192623325755236701.428.950.493.818.192.15.514-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter15214.87101356610324299.03511921632411823919101.5610.500.723.537.152.03.417-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter335.29361350014151.0503630238453001.738.820.356.717.941.18.500-
A+ Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1051.8691289006138129.28838272441414201.016.060.143.039.713.20.667-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter541.34270270025640.035106020402001.367.81--4.468.932.00.556-
A- Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter533.89315260012282.0794336537878401.398.530.544.009.402.35.625-
Intl Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0314.81330000010.022171731091003.1019.162.618.717.840.90.000-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter14154.81101227910322229.025213312324106128153161.559.850.944.145.001.21.483-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter613.828017900170131.11335956743923071.339.070.482.936.272.14.857-
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter136.11461450018052.1733836916304171.6812.401.532.725.091.88.250-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter223.8845045006055.2502424422454041.298.080.653.567.282.05.500-
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter103.1818018002022.218158112202001.327.150.404.767.941.671.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1194.501291111800331220.02341201102089140122151.479.590.823.635.741.58.5501.32
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14133.891041688005219220.021911695129320013301.428.950.493.818.192.15.519-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2000Altoona CurveEastAApit14p2392000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2001Altoona CurveEastAApit-p24273000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca59p2632000000000100001.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca21p28217000000000101000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
2007Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari51303421021000000807000.095.095.143.2383128.154.048.048.1020.0028.570.000.000.0050.00
2010Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit77p33416000000000300000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2011Buffalo BisonsILAAAnyn43p34712000000001500000.000.077.000.0770013.000.000.083.0537.6938.465.000.000.000.00
2011New York MetsNLMLBnyn77p34380000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter10315000000000502001.000.000.000.0000017.000.000.000.0000.0029.410.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter77380210000011607000.053.077.079.1563146.091.026.053.0002.1734.7816.000.000.0050.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter41330210000011307000.061.088.091.1793141.100.030.061.0002.4431.7113.000.000.0050.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter365000000000300000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter249000000000201001.000.000.000.0000010.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter416000000000300000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter380000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16224000000000803002.000.000.000.0000027.000.000.000.0000.0029.410.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1628004200000234015000.053.077.079.1566297.091.026.053.0002.1734.7816.000.000.0050.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1998Watertown Indians NYPLA-cle21P13---21-32.6670.15------13100.017.1
1999Williamsport Crosscutters NYPLA-pit22P18---134-1713.7650.72------18100.023.7
1999Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit22P2---22-42.5001.00------2100.01.5
2000Hickory Crawdads SALApit23P27--171-98.8890.30------27100.019.1
2000Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit23P8--11--221.0000.25------8100.05.8
2000Altoona Curve EastAApit23P9---------------9100.06.3
2001Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit24P22--67-113131.0000.59------22100.016.1
2001Altoona Curve EastAApit24P27--281-1110.9090.37------27100.019.0
2002Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit25P55--1113--24241.0000.44------55100.039.3
2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26P5028049111413.9290.260.16-----50100.030.9
2004Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca27P32--412111716.9410.50------32100.022.2
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27P30-3576--13131.0000.430.37-----30100.018.5
2005Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca28P11--25--771.0000.64------11100.07.6
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28P21201141616--32321.0001.520.28-----21100.013.0
2007Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari30P34--728343835.9211.03------34100.023.9
2008Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha31P8--15--661.0000.75------8100.05.7
2008Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31P31-38131-54.8000.130.11-----31100.019.0
2009Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32P49193223122625.9620.510.27-----49100.030.2
2010Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33P45-55681-1514.9330.310.25-----45100.027.8
2010Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari33P18-22111132.6670.110.09-----18100.011.1
2011Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn34P9--38-111111.0001.22------9100.06.3
2011New York MetsNLMLBnyn34P42149351-98.8890.190.16-----42100.025.9
2012St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn35P4--1---111.0000.25------4100.03.0
2012Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl35P5--11--221.0000.40------5100.03.5
2012Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn35P2--11--221.0001.00------2100.01.4
2012New York MetsNLMLBnyn35P4-3-1--111.0000.250.33-----4100.02.5
MLB Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P29024489407264118112.9490.390.23-----2900.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P101--1960468379.9520.78------1010.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P36--281-1110.9090.28------360.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P91--1923214442.9550.46------910.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P27--171-98.8890.30------270.00.0
A- Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P31---155-2015.7500.48------310.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1998Watertown Indians NYPLA-cle2113----------
1999Williamsport Crosscutters NYPLA-pit2218----------
1999Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit222----------
2000Hickory Crawdads SALApit2327----------
2000Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit238----------
2000Altoona Curve EastAApit239----------
2001Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit2422----------
2001Altoona Curve EastAApit2427----------
2002Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit2555----------
2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2650----------
2004Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca2732----------
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2730----------
2005Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca2811----------
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2821----------
2007Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari3034----------
2008Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha318----------
2008Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3131----------
2009Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3249----------
2010Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3345----------
2010Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari3318----------
2011Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn349----------
2011New York MetsNLMLBnyn3442----------
2012St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn354----------
2012Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl355----------
2012Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn352----------
2012New York MetsNLMLBnyn354----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2002Phoenix Desert DogsArizona Fall LgMinor25201.2918018003221.015530724301.056.430.003.0010.293.432.141.000
2007Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB30215.93808004013.214992512101.449.221.323.297.902.405.93.667
2008Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB31102.19707004312.11233038001.248.760.002.195.842.672.191.000
2009Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB32000.0002-2002329.0920300200.312.790.930.000.0000.62.000
2010Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB33012.45808000011.0733069001.185.730.004.917.361.502.45.000
2011New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB34225.19826000017.1201110058101.4610.380.002.604.151.605.71.500
2012New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB35000.0020200102.1000002000.000.000.000.007.7100.00.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs201.2918018003221.015530724301.056.430.003.0010.293.432.141.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs542.63334290011685.762282551939400.956.510.532.004.102.052.94.556

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2009Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB3221000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2011New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3462000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs163000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2002Carolina League All-Star Team (RP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-07-03PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Braves35.082  
2012-06-20PAtlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract35.069Team Roster on 2012-06-20
2012-05-25RPFree Agent YFree AgentFree AgentReleased by Mets35.043  
2012-05-17PNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YDFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment35.035Team Roster on 2012-05-17
2012-05-06PNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL35.024Team Roster on 2012-05-06
2012-05-03PNew York MetsBuffalo (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Buffalo (AAA) for rehab35.021Team Roster on 2012-05-03
2012-04-04PNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right ankle sprain34.357Team Roster on 2012-04-04
2011-06-12PNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Buffalo (AAA)34.061Team Roster on 2011-06-12
2011-04-25PNew York MetsBuffalo (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)34.013Team Roster on 2011-04-25
2010-12-09PNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 2-year contract for 2011-2012 ($2.5m)33.241Team Roster on 2010-12-09
2010-12-02PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency33.234  
2010-07-31PArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Pirates with Bobby Crosby and Ryan Church to Diamondbacks for Chris Snyder and Pedro Ciriaco33.110Team Roster on 2010-07-31
2010-04-04PPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors32.357Team Roster on 2010-04-04
2010-01-16PPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract32.279Team Roster on 2010-01-16
2009-12-12PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency32.244  
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-12-09ContractSigned by Mets 
2010-12-02Free AgentGranted free agency 
2010-07-31TradeTraded by Pirates with Bobby Snyder and Rych Church to Diamondbacks for Chris Snyder and Pedro Ciriaco 
2010-01-17ContractSigned by Pirates 
2008-01-11ContractSigned by White Sox to minor league contract 
2005-12-07Released by Royals 
2002-12-16Selected by Royals from Pirates in Rule 5 major league draft 
1999-03-29ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1998-08-21Released by Indians. 
1998-06-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1998-06-14Released by Orioles. 
1997-08-04Contractsigned 
* 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
2003Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll26300,000-70340-2,163,527300,000300,000
2004Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll27320,500-62921312,070,100300,000620,500
2005Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll28300,000-79432-2,189,055300,000920,500
2008Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll31390,000-75330-2,696,252390,0001,310,500
2009Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll32440,000-53324342,746,792400,0001,750,500
2010Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll33950,000-42917532,812,412400,0002,700,5002010-01-16 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2010Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll33950,000-42912532,812,412400,0002,700,5002010-01-16 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2011New York MetsTeam Payroll341,200,0005.10340711552,722,607414,0003,900,5002010-12-09 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2011-2012 ($2.5m)
2012New York MetsTeam Payroll351,200,000-39611572,954,887480,0005,100,5002012-06-20 - Signed to Minor League Contract
* 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