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Jairo AsencioTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2017 MLB Years: 2009-2013
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PositionsP-384Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJairo Ascencio (AKA Luis Manuel Valdez)
Height6-2Weight150BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 30,1983 [35.202]PlaceSabana Grande de Palenque,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2001 by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Signing ScoutsJose LunaService Time1.011 (2013)
MLB DebutJuly 12,2009 [26.043]
OrganizationsPIT [4] ATL [3] BAL [1] CHA [1] CHN [1] CLE [1] Awards3
TBC Player ID51367Retrosheet IDvaldl001MLBAM ID446003
Pitch Repertoire Changeup (39.18%) -- Fastball (21.19%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (20.20%) -- Slider (19.43%)
Fastball Velocity [2013] - 91.92 - [2012] - 92.12 - [2011] - 91.92
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts66Walks60Hittable44SO/BB68vsPower44Hitting0Durability52Team.488Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2004Gulf Coast PiratesGCLRkpit-ST21722.7911110210061.0582219110413001.118.510.151.476.024.10.778-
2005Williamsport CrosscuttersNYPLA-pit39S/R22454.531679002059.2673930417303101.4110.110.602.564.531.76.444-
2005Hickory CrawdadsSALApit-S/R22027.50725001018.02419151992001.8312.000.504.504.501.00.000-
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0475.2123914003077.2915845526395101.5110.550.583.014.521.50.3643.86
2006Hickory CrawdadsSALApit-ST23784.28222202100122.013173582026718001.299.661.481.925.242.73.467-
2006Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+pit-ST230014.7311000003.27660510003.2717.18--12.272.450.20--
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0784.58232302100125.213879642031728001.349.881.432.225.162.32.4674.81
2007Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+pit44Rel24344.79361350015573.0874439426786001.5410.680.493.199.573.00.429-
2008Mississippi BravesSouAAatl45CL25432.765505500452865.0483020336774001.296.610.414.9610.612.14.571-
2009Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl29CL26543.285805800512771.0663726419752001.198.330.502.409.463.95.556-
2009Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl50Rel26013.3730300202.23110200001.8710.12--6.75--0.00.0005.35
2011Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl57CL28321.814704700422654.2391411322704001.126.420.493.6211.523.18.600-
2011Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl56Rel28006.97606003010.0161181580002.0313.940.874.356.971.60-4.19
2012Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn37Rel29011.35130130012513.064214131000.754.050.682.708.783.25.000-
2012Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32Rel29115.9618018009025.227171748213001.369.471.402.817.362.63.5004.42
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn37Rel29003.0712012004014.2126511180001.577.360.616.754.910.73-5.14
2013Norfolk TidesILAAAbal38CL30502.664704700402850.2351715514562000.976.220.892.499.954.001.000-
2013Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal63Rel30007.7140400102.03221240002.1411.573.867.7115.432.00-7.76
2015Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha38Rel32025.03170170016919.226141116282001.6311.900.462.7512.814.67.000-
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter125.34430430019053.2613733728413001.609.861.134.536.631.46.3331.67
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter40343.803554431142248144635.06133262594920057738101.339.000.722.948.472.89.541-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter15103.09207020700185111233.21919372167127012001.258.200.693.0511.593.80.600-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter432.765505500452865.0483020336774001.296.610.414.9610.612.14.571-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter345.26372350015576.1945045431796001.6210.990.473.629.232.55.429-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter7104.69292452110140.0155927321358010001.369.961.352.255.142.29.412-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter454.531679002059.2673930417303101.4110.110.602.564.531.76.444-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter722.7911110210061.0582219110413001.118.510.151.476.024.10.778-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter115.9618018009025.227171748213001.369.471.402.817.362.63.500-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter003.0712012004014.2126511180001.577.360.616.754.910.73--
Atlanta Braves Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter016.23909005012.1191291780002.0013.150.694.855.541.14.000-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter007.7140400102.03221240002.1411.573.867.7115.432.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings485.34170017000750220.02411461302811116212001.609.861.134.536.631.46.3331.67
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14123.8012716111118952220.022011793187220714001.339.000.722.948.472.89.538-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2008Mississippi BravesSouAAatl4525552000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2009Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl29p26581000000000000001.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1133000000000100001.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter581000000000000001.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter552000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1624000000000100001.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2004Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit21P11--311-114141.0001.27------11100.019.0
2004Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit21P11--311-114141.0001.27------11100.019.0
2005Williamsport Crosscutters NYPLA-pit22P16--712322219.8641.19------16100.021.1
2005Hickory Crawdads SALApit22P7---1--111.0000.14------7100.05.2
2006Hickory Crawdads SALApit23P22--1112612923.7931.05------22100.016.1
2006Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit23P1----1-1---------1100.00.7
2007Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit24P36--49121413.9290.36------36100.026.3
2008Mississippi Braves SouAAatl25P55--482-1412.8570.22------55100.039.6
2009Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl26P58--3621119.8180.16------58100.040.3
2009Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26P3-2-------------3100.01.9
2011Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl28P47--16--771.0000.15------47100.032.9
2011Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28P6-1023-1551.0000.830.50-----6100.03.7
2012Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn29P13--12--331.0000.23------13100.09.3
2012Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29P18-25-1--111.0000.060.041150.0-18100.011.1
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29P12-14--------4-100.0-12100.07.4
2013Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal30P47--48--12121.0000.26------47100.032.6
2013Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30P4-2-1--111.0000.250.50-----4100.02.5
2015Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha32P17---31-43.7500.18------17100.011.8
MLB Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P43-5325-1771.0000.160.135183.3-430.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P182--925313734.9190.19------1820.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P55--482-1412.8570.22------550.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P37--49221513.8670.35------370.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P29--1113613024.8000.83------290.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P16--712322219.8641.19------160.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P22--622-228281.0001.27------220.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2004Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit2122----------
2005Williamsport Crosscutters NYPLA-pit2216----------
2005Hickory Crawdads SALApit227----------
2006Hickory Crawdads SALApit2322----------
2006Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit231----------
2007Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit2436----------
2008Mississippi Braves SouAAatl2555----------
2009Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl2658----------
2009Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl263----------
2011Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl2847----------
2011Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl286----------
2012Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn2913----------
2012Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2918----------
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2912----------
2013Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal3047----------
2013Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal304----------
2015Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha3217----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2008Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB250027.0010100001.0433100004.0036.009.000.000.00027.00.000
2009Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB26000.0000000022.0000000000.000.000.000.000.0000.00.000
2011Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB28000.6910010004113.0711139000.774.850.692.086.233.000.69.000
2012Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB29002.5712012005114.016441514001.5010.290.643.219.002.802.57.000
2013Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB300054.0020200000.11220210030.0027.000.0054.0027.000.5054.00.000
2015Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB32002.5310010002110.2833027200.986.750.001.695.913.502.53.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs002.85350350011541.036131331231201.177.900.662.636.802.582.85.000

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2009International League All-Star Team (RP) ... Triple A All-Star Team (RP)2
2013International League All-Star Team (RP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2015-05-30RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by White Sox32.000  
2015-04-09RPChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Charlotte (AAA)31.315Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2015-01-23RPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract31.238Team Roster on 2015-01-23
2013-12-18RPFree Agent -International--SIgned with KIA Tigers (Korea)30.202  
2013-12-03RPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract30.187Team Roster on 2013-12-03
2013-10-04RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentElected Free Agency30.127  
2013-07-31RPBaltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to Norfolk (AAA)30.062Team Roster on 2013-07-31
2013-07-30RPBaltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment30.061Team Roster on 2013-07-30
2013-07-28RPBaltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Norfolk (AAA)30.059Team Roster on 2013-07-28
2013-07-12RPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Norfolk (AAA)30.043Team Roster on 2013-07-12
2013-04-07PBaltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Norfolk (AAA)29.313Team Roster on 2013-04-07
2013-03-26PBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)-MinorsTradedTraded from Brewers to Orioles29.301Team Roster on 2013-03-26
2012-11-05PMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract29.159Team Roster on 2012-11-05
2012-07-26RPChicago CubsIowa (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to Iowa (AAA)29.057Team Roster on 2012-07-26
2012-07-19RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment29.050Team Roster on 2012-07-19
2012-06-01RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActive--Claimed off waivers from Indians29.002Team Roster on 2012-06-01
2012-05-28RPCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment28.364Team Roster on 2012-05-28
2012-03-29RPCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Braves to Indians for cash considerations28.304Team Roster on 2012-03-29
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-03-29TradeTraded by Braves to Indians for cash 
2003-06-04ContractSigned as nondrafted free agent by Indians 
2002-07-02ContractSigned as nondrafted free agent by Yankees 
2001-02-14ContractSigned as nondrafted free agent by Pirates 
* 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2009Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll26400,000-72441-2,746,792400,000400,000
2011Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll28414,000-78934-2,722,607414,000814,000
2012Chicago CubsTeam Payroll29480,000-76038-2,954,887480,0001,294,000
2012Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll29480,000-76039-2,954,887480,0001,294,000
2013Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll30490,0001.01177541-3,023,990490,0001,784,0002012-11-05 - 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