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Saul RiveraTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1997-2012 MLB Years: 2006-2010
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Drafted

PositionsP-623Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRabell Saul Rivera
Height5-11Weight155BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 7,1977 [40.250]PlaceSan Juan,Puerto Rico
CollegeUniversity of Mobile (Mobile,AL)

DraftedSelected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 9th round (259th overall) of the 1998 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers [Team Picks] in the 79th round (1695th overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers [Team Picks] in the 43rd round (1199th overall) of the 1995 Amateur Entry DraftService Time2.137 (2008)
MLB DebutMay 25,2006 [28.169]
OrganizationsWAS [5] MIN [4] MON [2] ARI [1] CLE [1] MIL [1] NYN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID6763Retrosheet IDrives001MLBAM ID346800
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (54.76%) -- Cutter (36.90%) -- Slider (8.33%)
Fastball Velocity [2010] - 88.24
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts53Walks35Hittable62SO/BB43vsPower62Hitting0Durability67Team.456Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1997University of MobileGCACNAIAS/R19723.031192620062.0412221230831001.145.920.294.3311.982.77.778-
1998University of MobileGCACNAIAS/R20213.15862000040.0321914215530001.187.200.453.3811.933.53.667-
1998Elizabethton TwinsAppRkmin-Rel20332.25230230021736.019109419651001.064.751.004.7516.253.42.500-
1999Quad Cities River BanditsMidwAmin-R/CL21411.426006000542369.24212110361022001.125.43--4.6513.182.83.800-
2000Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min-Rel22813.58290290022537.2341515019456101.418.12--4.5410.752.37.889-
2000New Britain Rock CatsEastAAmin21Rel22103.8922022007037.0281616022478001.356.81--5.3511.432.141.000-
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--Rel0913.74510510029574.26231310419214101.387.47--4.9411.092.24.900-
2001Gulf Coast TwinsGCLRkmin-Rel23000.0030300003.02000140001.006.00--3.0012.004.00--
2001New Britain Rock CatsEastAAmin17R/CL23523.163303300271342.2351615318551001.247.380.633.8011.603.06.714-
2001Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--R/CL0522.963603600271345.2371615319591001.237.290.593.7411.633.11.714-
2002Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAmon-Rel24023.3215015009319.0218709152101.589.95--4.267.111.67.000-
2002Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn7R/CL24233.033003000241338.2251813223321001.245.820.475.357.451.39.400-
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--R/CL0253.124504500331657.2462620232473101.357.180.314.997.341.47.286-
2004Huntsville StarsSouAAmil-Rel26211.62260260010133.030116116250001.388.100.274.326.751.56.667-
2004Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAmon22Rel26027.71180180012321.0272218312151001.8611.571.295.146.431.25.000-
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--Rel0233.98440440022454.0573324428401001.569.440.664.646.631.43.400-
2005Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAwas13Rel27332.47400400029976.2723021320703001.208.450.352.358.223.50.500-
2006New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAwas-Rel28111.5912210003128.02575112254001.317.940.323.817.942.08.500-
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBwas52Rel28303.43540540016160.0592823432413041.518.800.604.776.121.281.0004.44
2007Columbus ClippersILAAAwas10Rel290113.5010100100.22110000003.0027.00------0.00.000-
2007Washington NationalsNLMLBwas52Rel29463.68850850017393.0883938142644021.408.520.104.066.191.52.4003.42
2008Washington NationalsNLMLBwas52Rel30563.96760760014084.0904137335654121.499.640.323.756.961.86.4553.37
2009Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas31Rel31253.5530030008245.2572618125324101.8011.230.204.936.311.28.286-
2009Washington NationalsNLMLBwas52Rel31136.1030030009038.0482826714211031.6211.271.643.294.931.50.2505.71
2010Reno AcesPCLAAAari50Rel32017.0711011005014.02211111662002.0014.140.643.863.861.00.000-
2010Columbus ClippersILAAAcle52Rel32211.50210210020524.01354012143001.044.88--4.505.251.17.667-
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--Rel0223.55320320025538.0351615118205001.398.290.244.264.741.11.500-
2010Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari56Rel320022.0940400103.211992310003.8227.004.917.362.450.33-12.08
2011nullInd--Rel33244.2928028000042.0522220318293001.6711.140.643.866.211.61.333-
2011Saltillo SaraperosMexAAA--Rel33106.0812012002113.0171093470001.5811.482.032.704.731.751.000-
2012Sugar Land SkeetersAtlInd--Rel34202.3917017003126.01997310160001.106.491.033.425.471.601.000-
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter13154.29249024900574278.029614513317126192121111.519.540.554.066.191.52.4640.89
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter34272.9838623840025486536.24712181792225455938301.347.840.374.239.312.20.557-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter693.438728500399124.013660486598413101.559.710.434.216.001.42.400-
AA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter13133.2218401840011842266.0238121961212025916101.337.980.404.028.692.16.500-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter813.58290290022537.2341515019456101.418.12--4.5410.752.37.889-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter411.426006000542369.24212110361022001.125.43--4.6513.182.83.800-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter332.08260260021739.021109420691001.054.850.924.6215.923.45.500-
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter443.5645045003168.0713127628453001.459.350.793.695.931.61.500-
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter933.08191546200102.07341354451361001.156.420.353.9611.963.02.750-
Washington Nationals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter13154.05245024500564275.228513612415123191121111.489.300.494.026.241.55.464-
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0022.0940400103.211992310003.8227.004.917.362.450.33--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings10124.29196019600453220.023311410513991519191.519.540.554.066.191.52.4550.89
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14112.9815711560010335220.01928973910322715101.347.840.374.239.312.20.560-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1997University of MobileGCACNAIAp19368317202211420111409000.241.330.349.679295103.279.108.265.30910.6813.591.270.9783.0025.00
2002Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn7p243021200010000000001.0001.0001.0002.0002021.000.000.000.8920.000.000.000.000.000.00
2004Huntsville StarsSouAAmil-p26263000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2005Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAwas13p27152000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2006New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAwas-28114000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBwas52p28494000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2007Washington NationalsNLMLBwas52p29801000000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.000.35650.000.000.000.000.000.00
2008Washington NationalsNLMLBwas52p30721000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2009Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas31p31302000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2009Washington NationalsNLMLBwas52p31303210000001001000.333.500.333.833105.333.000.333.40020.000.000.000.000.000.00
2010Reno AcesPCLAAAari50p3260000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.701100.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2319210000002201000.111.273.111.3841012.143.000.222.00016.6716.671.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter11813120001001700000.154.214.154.3682014.333.000.077.0007.1450.007.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter476000000001300000.000.143.000.143007.000.000.167.00014.2942.863.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter717120001000400000.286.286.286.572207.667.000.000.0000.0057.140.000.000.000.00
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter368317202211420111409000.241.330.349.679295103.279.108.265.00010.6813.591.270.9783.0025.00
Washington Nationals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2319210000002201000.111.273.111.3841012.143.000.222.00016.6716.671.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1626110000001101000.111.273.111.384108.143.000.222.00016.6716.671.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162181300010011000000.154.214.154.3683019.333.000.077.0007.1450.007.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1998Elizabethton Twins AppRkmin20P23--55--10101.0000.43------23100.034.3
1999Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAmin21P60--28--10101.0000.17------60100.043.2
2000Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min22P29--471-1211.9170.38------29100.020.7
2000New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin22P22--26--881.0000.36------22100.015.5
2001Gulf Coast Twins GCLRkmin23P3---1--111.0000.33------3100.05.2
2001New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin23P33--63--991.0000.27------33100.023.2
2002Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn24P30--231-65.8330.17------30100.021.4
2002Harrisburg Senators EastAAmon24P15--23--551.0000.33------15100.010.8
2004Huntsville Stars SouAAmil26P26--39-212121.0000.46------26100.018.6
2004Harrisburg Senators EastAAmon26P18--36-1991.0000.50------18100.012.7
2005Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas27P40--815-223231.0000.58------40100.028.2
2006New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAwas28P12--410--14141.0001.17------12100.08.4
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBwas28P54-60281-1110.9090.190.17-----54100.033.3
2007Columbus Clippers ILAAAwas29P1---------------1100.00.7
2007Washington NationalsNLMLBwas29P85-93426-230301.0000.350.32-----85100.052.5
2008Washington NationalsNLMLBwas30P76-84821-329291.0000.380.35-----76100.047.2
2009Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas31P30--213--15151.0000.50------30100.020.8
2009Washington NationalsNLMLBwas31P30-3877-114141.0000.470.37-----30100.018.5
2010Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle32P21--241-76.8570.29------21100.014.6
2010Reno Aces PCLAAAari32P11---3--331.0000.27------11100.07.7
2010Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari32P4-3-------------4100.02.5
MLB Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P249-2782162168483.9880.330.30-----2490.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P75--8301-3938.9740.51------750.00.0
AA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P184--2645157271.9860.39------1840.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P29--471-1211.9170.38------290.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P60--28--10101.0000.17------600.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P26--56--11111.0000.42------260.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1998Elizabethton Twins AppRkmin2023----------
1999Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAmin2160----------
2000Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min2229----------
2000New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin2222----------
2001Gulf Coast Twins GCLRkmin233----------
2001New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin2333----------
2002Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn2430----------
2002Harrisburg Senators EastAAmon2415----------
2004Huntsville Stars SouAAmil2626----------
2004Harrisburg Senators EastAAmon2618----------
2005Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas2740----------
2006New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAwas2812----------
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBwas2854----------
2007Columbus Clippers ILAAAwas291----------
2007Washington NationalsNLMLBwas2985----------
2008Washington NationalsNLMLBwas3076----------
2009Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas3130----------
2009Washington NationalsNLMLBwas3130----------
2010Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle3221----------
2010Reno Aces PCLAAAari3211----------
2010Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari324----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2006Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28012.53707003110.21533028101.6712.660.001.696.754.002.53.000
2007Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29016.1470700007.11155254002.2513.502.456.144.910.806.14.000
2008Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB30010.77909004111.2931145001.166.940.773.093.861.252.31.000
2009Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB31000.0001-1001216.0500000000.312.810.000.000.0000.00.000
2010Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB32004.3810010000112.11266056101.408.760.003.654.381.204.38.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs032.3333132008558.052171531623201.178.070.472.483.571.442.64.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-08-21ContractSigned by Indians 
2010-05-17TradeTraded by Indians to Diamondbacks for Cash 
2009-12-07Released by Nationals 
2009-12-04ContractSigned by Indians 
2008-01-25ContractSigned by Nationals (1-year) 
2006-02-15ContractSigned by Nationals (minor) 
2004-11-16ContractSigned by Expos 
2004-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency 
2004-06-06TradeTraded by Expos to Brewers June 6 2004 
2002-07-14TradeTraded by Mets to Expos completing trade in which Expos sent RHP Scott Strickland LHP Phil Seibel and OF Matt Watson to Mets for LHP Bruce Chen SS Luis Figueroa and a player to be named (April 5 2002) 
2001-11-20Claimed on waivers by Mets from Twins 
1998-06-11Contractsigned 
* 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
2006Washington NationalsTeam Payroll28327,000-74246-2,365,072327,000327,000
2007Washington NationalsTeam Payroll29380,000-73735-2,459,737380,000707,000
2008Washington NationalsTeam Payroll30436,0002.13751621432,696,252390,0001,143,000
2009Washington NationalsTeam Payroll31475,000-50317382,746,792400,0001,618,000
2010Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll32400,000-75732-2,812,412400,0002,018,000
* 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