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Dave RobertsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1992-2008 MLB Years: 1999-2008
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PositionsOF-576, CF-514, LF-259, RF-17, DH-3Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid Ray Roberts
Height5-10Weight175BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateMay 31,1972 [45.324]PlaceOkinawa,Japan
High SchoolRancho Buena Vista (Vista,CA)
CollegeUCLA (Los Angeles,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 28th round (781st overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Cleveland Indians [Team Picks] in the 47th round (1303rd overall) of the 1993 Amateur Entry DraftService Time7.036 (2007)
MLB DebutAugust 7,1999 [27.068]
OrganizationsDET [5] CLE [4] LAN [3] SDN [2] SFN [2] BOS [1] Awards2Awards Voting2-163
TBC Player ID542Retrosheet IDrobed001MLBAM ID150353
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed89Power36Contact80XBH33RBIs31Runs73Hitting70Durability47Team.533Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1992UCLACollegeSocf-lf206325751851172273613373200000.331.415.451.86611620294.372.120.354.39412.5910.880.860.68128.5023.53
1993UCLACollegeJrcf-lf21602476573120328288513300000.296.416.381.7979415298.332.085.372.37017.1111.070.651.0182.3320.55
1994UCLACollegeSrcf-lf225823560831233274513392100000.353.445.468.91311018274.379.115.417.40914.237.660.541.0978.3321.69
1994Jamestown JammersNYPLA-det-of2254178335272012128292713140.292.392.354.746639212.342.062.247.33813.6812.740.930.000.0017.31
1995Lakeland TigersFSLA+det-of239235767108105330308394312227.303.371.384.75513718401.335.081.252.3419.7310.721.100.75119.0016.67
1996Visalia OaksCalifA+--of2412648211213124753765219810513706.272.391.382.77318436591.332.110.405.35316.5817.771.070.8596.4027.48
1996Jacksonville SunsSouAAdet-of2439020000011000000.222.300.222.5222010.222.000.000.25210.000.000.000.000.000.00
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12949111213324753765229910513706.271.390.379.76918636601.330.108.397.35216.4717.471.060.8398.2027.07
1997Jacksonville SunsSouAAdet28of2510541576123242441235456229215.296.366.393.75916330473.339.097.248.3419.5113.111.380.85103.7524.39
1998Akron AerosEastAAcle-of26562274982105733286353015153.361.447.542.98912322269.393.181.432.42713.0111.150.862.6032.4326.83
1998Jacksonville SunsSouAAdet28of26692797191145542219535933414.326.434.466.90013024342.393.140.373.39915.5017.251.111.4655.8026.37
1998Totals for AA-AA         125506120173241012754915888948567.342.439.500.93925346611.393.158.399.41114.4014.571.011.9642.1726.59
1998Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-of26515220002200300100.133.125.133.2582016.154.000.133.1120.0018.750.000.000.000.00
1998Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         130521122175241012775115889248667.336.431.489.92025546627.385.153.392.40314.0414.671.051.9143.4226.29
1999Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-of278935065951710038393435228411.271.351.377.72813227407.315.106.331.32710.5712.781.210.000.0028.42
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle52cf274114326344021211391603100.238.281.308.589446156.254.070.189.2665.7710.261.781.2871.5017.65
2000Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-of281204629313516313553911596827223.292.373.424.79719632532.319.132.320.35411.0912.781.152.4435.5423.70
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle52lf281910120000112201000.200.333.200.5332013.250.000.200.27015.3815.381.000.000.000.00
2001Akron AerosEastAAcle-of2917649135002409812101.203.307.281.58818577.228.078.281.27211.6910.390.890.000.0038.46
2001Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle10of29622413473124022176184428302.303.352.386.7389316272.365.083.203.3256.6216.182.440.000.0021.92
2001Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         7930543861740242162752310403.282.342.364.70611121349.335.082.220.3137.7414.901.930.000.0024.42
2001Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle10lf291512341002011200000.333.385.417.8025113.400.084.083.3547.6915.382.000.000.0025.00
2002Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30cf30127422631171473344510485126101.277.353.365.71815424479.309.088.284.32310.0210.651.060.63140.6720.51
2003Ogden RaptorsPioRklan-of31310440000101001000.400.455.400.8554012.400.000.200.3888.330.000.000.000.000.00
2003Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAlan-of3125200000001000000.000.167.000.167006.000.000.200.11816.670.000.000.000.000.00
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         515640000102001000.267.353.267.6204018.267.000.200.29311.110.000.000.000.000.00
2003Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30cf311073885697652164014433945010.250.331.307.63811913440.274.057.235.2929.778.860.910.45194.0013.40
2004Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+lan-of3228000000000000000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2004Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30lf3268233455947221331283142302.253.340.356.6968313270.281.103.361.31210.3711.481.110.74116.5022.03
2004Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31lf-cf324586192210021452101711302.256.330.442.7723812101.286.186.337.3319.9016.831.701.9843.0054.55
2004Totals for MLB-MLB         1133196481147435383384853604.254.337.379.71612125371.282.125.354.31710.2412.941.261.0879.7530.86
2005Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+sdn-of33310221000013100000.200.385.300.6853113.222.100.300.32723.087.690.330.000.0050.00
2005San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn10cf33115411651131910838231253591114310.275.356.428.78417637480.302.153.309.34211.0412.291.111.6751.3832.74
2006Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+sdn-of3413010000000200000.333.333.333.6661031.000.000.000.2970.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2006San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn10lf34129499801461813244496516147525.293.360.393.75319633566.327.100.289.3329.0110.781.200.35249.5022.60
2007Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn-of3527110000001200000.143.250.143.393108.200.000.143.20112.5025.002.000.000.000.00
2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn10cf3511439661103179223315426604014.260.331.364.69514428442.308.104.275.3119.5014.931.570.45198.0027.18
2008Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn-of3611314124125026600001.387.486.7741.26024737.435.387.516.52416.2216.221.005.4115.5058.33
2008San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn10lf36521071824220953201801210.224.341.280.621304130.264.056.262.29015.3813.850.900.000.0016.67
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter832270743772195532321324358307362164119824.266.342.366.7089911713090.298.100.281.0009.9411.721.180.74117.7023.72
Minor League Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter82231536249271444439319281814415121651281633.294.380.405.78512762273689.338.111.314.00011.9513.881.161.0680.8524.49
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter291111120131849181512297221281756231037.286.360.403.763448821278.325.117.300.00010.0213.691.371.1774.0725.79
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter25099420531153121611876211431597198713.313.400.439.839436811171.357.126.325.00012.2113.581.111.3762.1326.05
A+ Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter22486018124235128679530140151259213.281.380.378.758325551016.330.097.335.00013.7814.861.080.79107.5022.73
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter54178335272012128292713140.292.392.354.746639212.342.062.247.00013.6812.740.930.000.0017.31
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter310440000101001000.400.455.400.8554012.400.000.200.0008.330.000.000.000.000.00
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1817391762413510882109341278600000.326.425.433.85832053866.361.107.380.00014.679.930.680.9292.3821.99
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter30210431642732419771118251191211013413.262.342.341.683356501189.289.079.283.00010.0110.181.020.59149.0018.32
San Diego Padres Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2449101452593723108272181041205189515.285.358.409.767372701046.316.124.298.0009.9411.471.150.9691.0027.03
San Francisco Giants Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter166503791271911232368628405224.252.333.346.67917432572.298.094.272.00010.8414.691.350.35251.5025.20
Cleveland Indians Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter75165304050214125122004100.242.292.309.601517182.264.067.182.0006.5910.991.671.1082.5017.50
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4586192210021452101711302.256.330.442.7723812101.286.186.337.0009.9016.831.701.9843.0054.55
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625278514018104414711607038425.266.342.366.70819333602.298.100.281.0009.9411.721.180.74117.7023.72
Average Minor - Per 162 games162621123183289863551687101310637.294.380.405.78525145727.338.111.314.00011.9513.881.161.0680.8524.49

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1994Jamestown Jammers NYPLA-det22OF3--2---221.0000.67------545.64.1
1995Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det23OF31--6131-6564.9852.06------9233.723.3
1996Visalia Oaks CalifA+-24OF99--201853214209.9772.11------12678.670.7
1996Jacksonville Suns SouAAdet24OF3--5---551.0001.67------3100.02.2
1997Jacksonville Suns SouAAdet25OF34--821418783.9542.44------10532.424.5
1998Akron Aeros EastAAcle26OF56--12441-129128.9922.29------56100.039.7
1998Jacksonville Suns SouAAdet26OF49--1051--1061061.0002.16------6971.035.0
1998Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle26OF5--121--13131.0002.60------5100.03.5
1999Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle27OF87--247411252251.9962.89------8997.860.4
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27CF38--85---85851.0002.24------4192.723.5
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27LF1--2---221.0002.00------412.40.6
2000Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle28OF118--284813293292.9972.47------12098.381.4
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28LF12-253---331.0000.250.12-----1963.27.4
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28CF5-207---771.0001.400.35-----1926.33.1
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28RF1-2-------------195.30.6
2001Akron Aeros EastAAcle29OF12--31-1-3231.9692.58------1770.68.5
2001Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle29OF56--13213-136133.9782.38------6290.339.4
2001Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29LF9-185---551.0000.560.28-----1560.05.6
2001Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29RF2-8-------------1513.31.2
2001Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29CF2-83---331.0001.500.38-----1513.31.2
2001Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29DH2---------------1513.31.2
2002Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30CF115-9352524-12562561.0002.230.27-----12790.671.0
2002Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30LF3-41---111.0000.330.25-----1272.41.9
2003Ogden Raptors PioRklan31OF3--4---441.0001.33------3100.03.9
2003Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAlan31OF2---------------2100.01.4
2003Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan31CF10598870202451211206.9761.960.24-----10798.164.8
2004Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan32OF2--4---441.0002.00------2100.01.5
2004Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan32LF484537877-2-7977.9751.600.20-----6870.629.6
2004Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan32CF1912132412114443.9772.260.33-----6827.911.7
2004Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32LF1825010---10101.0000.560.20-----4540.011.1
2004Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32CF1667418---18181.0001.130.24-----4535.69.9
2004Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32RF141186251112726.9631.860.30-----4531.18.6
2004Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32DH1---------------452.20.6
2005Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn33OF3--4---441.0001.33------3100.02.2
2005San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn33CF109101900235421241239.9922.190.27-----11594.867.3
2006Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn34OF1---------------1100.00.7
2006San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn34LF116108970239---2392391.0002.060.25-----12989.971.6
2006San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn34CF1313104341--35351.0002.690.34-----12910.18.0
2007Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn35OF2--6---661.0003.00------2100.01.4
2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn35CF928775722363-232229.9872.490.30-----11480.756.8
2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn35LF2078324---24241.0001.200.29-----11417.512.3
2008Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn36OF10--121--13131.0001.30------1190.97.0
2008San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn36LF3223205543-257571.0001.780.28-----5261.519.8
MLB Totals for CF - 9 season(s)-   CF514317380011002111411321121.9902.180.30-----5140.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 8 season(s)-   LF2591851733415322420418.9951.610.24-----2590.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 3 season(s)-   RF171196251112726.9631.530.27-----170.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH3---------------30.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 7 season(s)-   OF280--6931554713708.9932.53------2800.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF154--347661359353.9832.29------1540.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF136--2701163287281.9792.07------1360.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF3--2---221.0000.67------30.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF3--4---441.0001.33------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1994Jamestown Jammers NYPLA-det22---------3-
1995Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det23---------31-
1996Visalia Oaks CalifA+-24---------99-
1996Jacksonville Suns SouAAdet24---------3-
1997Jacksonville Suns SouAAdet25---------34-
1998Akron Aeros EastAAcle26---------56-
1998Jacksonville Suns SouAAdet26---------49-
1998Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle26---------5-
1999Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle27---------87-
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27------138---
2000Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle28---------118-
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28------1251--
2001Akron Aeros EastAAcle29---------12-
2001Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle29---------56-
2001Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29------922-2
2002Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30------3115---
2003Ogden Raptors PioRklan31---------3-
2003Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAlan31---------2-
2003Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan31-------105---
2004Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan32---------2-
2004Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan32------4819---
2004Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32------181614-1
2005Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn33---------3-
2005San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn33-------109---
2006Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn34---------1-
2006San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn34------11613---
2007Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn35---------2-
2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn35------2092---
2008Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn36---------10-
2008San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn36------32----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999Cleveland IndiansDiv SeriesMLB2723000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2005San Diego PadresDiv SeriesMLB3339120011000100000.222.222.556.778519.143.334.3330.0011.110.0011.119.0050.00
2006San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB3421601417420502101501000.283.386.417.80325671.378.134.26714.0821.131.500.000.0035.29
2006San Diego PadresDiv SeriesMLB34416170100111401000.438.471.5631.0349118.583.125.1885.5622.224.000.000.0014.29
2007San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3521531416320120111201000.302.422.434.85623565.390.132.37716.9218.461.090.000.0031.25
2008San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3620519131013308810001.255.367.333.70017260.286.078.29413.3313.331.001.6751.0015.38
2009San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3736110002000100000.167.167.167.334106.200.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs6517038478411152293612001.276.385.388.7736613202.346.112.30014.3617.821.240.50170.0027.66
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs928290111111701000.321.345.500.84514230.400.179.2143.3323.337.003.3328.0022.22

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2010San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn38Special Assistant, Baseball Operations1629072.5562.01Bud Black
2011San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn39First Base Coach1627191.43823.05Bud Black
2012San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn40First Base Coach1627686.46918.03Bud Black
2013San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn41First Base Coach1627686.46916.03Bud Black
2014San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn42Bench Coach1627785.47517.03Bud Black
2015San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn43Bench Coach1627488.45718.04Bud Black
2016Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan44Manager1629171.562--1 Lost in NLCS (Cubs)
2017Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan45Manager16210458.642--1 Lost World Series (Astros)
2018Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan46Manager000.000--5 
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1994Pac-10 Conference All-Conference (OF)1
2016National League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2009-03-05Released by Cardinals 
2008-07-22InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-07-20InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2008-04-08InjuredDisabled -- Inflammation in left knee 
2007-06-09InjuredActivated from DL 
2007-05-10InjuredDisabled -- Elbow 
2006-12-02ContractSigned by Giants (3-years) 
2006-07-05InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-06-20InjuredDisabled -- right knee contusion 
2005-12-12ContractSigned by Padres 
2005-04-18InjuredActivated from DL 
2005-04-02InjuredDisabled -- - 
2004-12-20TradeTraded by Red Sox to Padres for David Pauley, Ramon Vazquez, Jay Payton and Cash. 
2004-07-31TradeTraded by Dodgers to Red Sox for Henri Stanley. 
2004-05-28InjuredActivated from DL 
2003-07-26InjuredActivated from DL 
2003-05-31InjuredActivated from DL 
2001-12-22TradeTraded by Indians to Dodgers for Nial Hughes and Christian Bridenbaugh. 
2001-12-20TradeTraded by Indians to Dodgers for LHP Christian Bridenbaugh and LHP Nial Hughes 
1998-06-24TradeTraded by Tigers with Tim Worrell to Indians for Geronimo Berroa. 
1996-08-30Loaned by Tigers to coop Visalia March 30- 
1994-06-09Contractsigned 
* 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
1999Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll27200,000-80741-1,454,491200,000200,000
2000Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll28175,000-79537-1,394,248200,000375,000
2001Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll29212,000-73028201,897,758200,000587,000
2002Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll30217,500-71026222,011,045200,000804,500
2003Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll31400,000-52122352,163,527300,0001,204,500
2004Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll32975,000-36620602,070,100300,0002,179,500
2004Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll32975,000-36625602,070,100300,0002,179,500
2005San Diego PadresTeam Payroll331,350,000-34315622,189,055300,0003,529,500
2006San Diego PadresTeam Payroll342,250,000-29211642,365,072327,0005,779,500
2007San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll355,000,0007.036160881++2,459,737380,00010,779,500
2008San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll366,500,000-137585++2,696,252390,00017,279,500
* 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