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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Orlando Luis Merced
Stat Years
1986-2003  [mlb] 1990-2003
Height/Weight
6-1 / 195
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
1B (582) ... OF (391) ... RF (311) ... 3B (130) ... LF (89) ... 2B (37) ... DH (20) ... SS (3) ... C (1)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
High School
University Garden (San Juan,PR)
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1985
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1990-06-27 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.237)
Service Time
Organizations
PIT [11] HOU [4] TOR [1] MIN [1] BOS [1] CHN [1] MON [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 710 ... retro id: merco002 ... mlbam id: 118958
Relations
Father of Robbie Merced
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1986Watertown PiratesNYPLA-pit-193b---127891216013962142120120.180.302.303.605106274.326.123.19713.2119.811.5029.72.8325.0
    1986Macon PiratesSALApit-19of---16517320344122453123810200.197.250.266.516188467.150.069.2376.3820.213.1786.51.0620.6
    1987Watertown PiratesNYPLA-pit-202b---2412450103101110000.417.500.5831.0831471.333.166.4557.147.141.000.00.0020.0
    1987Macon PiratesSALApit-20of---244100000001300000.000.200.000.200500.250.000.00020.0060.003.000.00.000.0
    1988Augusta PiratesSALApit-212b-3b---3371361936631172072020110.265.308.375.6831465110.176.110.3024.7913.702.86136.00.6827.8
    1988Salem BuccaneersCaroA+pit-213b---3802984787127742133276411510.292.347.450.79733213426.282.158.3458.1319.282.3742.62.1129.9
    1989Harrisburg SenatorsEastAApit-221b---4953414382164648133326521460.240.306.364.67038012426.246.124.2778.4217.112.0356.81.5831.7
    1989Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-221b-of---4351291844531160172602110.341.372.450.822139589.155.109.4175.0418.713.71129.00.7220.5
    1990Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-231b---51013785299126955145466301130.262.341.397.73842615027.280.135.29310.8014.791.3742.02.1127.3
    1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit5423of-cL-S-E-P52524351000001900001.208.240.250.4902561.083.042.3334.0036.009.000.00.0020.0
    1991Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-241b---6312120000111400000.167.231.167.3981320.083.000.2507.6930.774.000.00.000.0
    1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit6241bL-S-E-P612041183113172105084648111146.275.373.399.77247816429.290.124.32113.3916.951.2741.12.0925.7
    1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit6251bL-S-E-P71344055010028566054526321586.247.332.385.71746515639.269.138.27611.1813.551.2167.51.2939.0
    1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit626ofL-S-E-P813744768140264870337764102109.313.414.443.85752719838.302.130.35014.6112.140.8355.91.5227.1
    1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit627of-1bL-S-E-P910838648105213951414258102517.272.343.412.75543115933.256.140.2999.7413.461.3842.92.0931.4
    1995Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit628ofL-S-E-P1013248775146294158372527410599.300.365.468.83354522848.285.168.3259.5413.581.4232.52.7532.9
    1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit629rfL-S-E-P1112045369130241178084517400359.287.357.457.81450720742.291.170.31010.0614.601.4526.63.3532.3
    1997Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor630rfL-S-E-P1298368459823294073476230216.266.352.413.76542015234.285.147.29811.1914.761.3240.92.1434.7
    1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin9311bL-S-E-P1363204225912053314172910134.289.345.422.7672238617.201.133.3167.6213.001.7140.82.2428.8
    1998Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2631rf-dhL-S-E-P1399000002002300100.000.167.000.1671200.222.000.00016.6725.001.500.00.000.0
    1998Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2531lfL-S-E-P131210230015001200102.300.333.600.9331261.400.300.2508.3316.672.0010.08.3333.3
    1999Montreal ExposNLMLBmon732lfL-S-E-P1493194255212182621262700105.268.353.464.8172219021.335.196.27511.7612.221.0424.23.6240.4
    2000Orix---Intl----33rf-1b---152380918212150041400000.225.262.350.61284285.000.125.0004.7616.673.5040.02.3827.8
    2000New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-33of---15176781840114012400002.269.290.373.66369255.119.104.2742.905.802.0067.01.4527.8
    2001Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1634rf-lfL-S-E-P169413719366162951143210113.263.333.453.7861536213.321.190.3009.1520.922.2922.83.9236.1
    2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1635rfL-S-E-P17123251357213363040265001359.287.350.434.78428110922.267.147.3339.2517.791.9241.82.1430.6
    2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1636rf-1bL-S-E-P18123212204917232632153310223.231.283.373.6562307922.217.142.2586.5214.352.2070.71.3044.9
    MLB Totals (15 yrs)139139985641108229281035855729487661123305389.277.355.426.78145301702360.277.149.30810.7514.591.3638.82.2732.5
    National League Totals (12 yrs)122134174979511942689510492242156783264979.278.356.428.78438751464309.281.150.30910.8614.631.3538.42.3032.5
    American League Totals (3 yrs)170581671573521475876694404410.270.347.410.75765523851.255.140.30010.0814.351.4241.52.1432.5
    Minor League Totals468163922542359263022855191503099515142.258.321.381.7021818624115.236.123.2998.2517.002.0654.61.6527.2
    Minor: Intl Totals2380918212150041400000.225.262.350.61284285.175.125.2504.7616.673.5040.02.3827.8
    Minor: A- Totals3110116210231272152230120.208.325.337.662120345.327.129.23412.5018.331.4733.72.5023.8
    Minor: A Totals106313407010434173206130310.224.274.310.5843399717.163.086.2665.9017.993.05104.30.8824.3
    Minor: A+ Totals802984787127742133276411510.292.347.450.79733213426.282.158.3458.1319.282.3742.62.1129.9
    Minor: AA Totals953414382164648133326521460.240.306.364.67038012426.246.124.2778.4217.112.0356.81.5831.7
    Minor: AAA Totals156586791632191185158569703242.278.340.401.74164723541.230.123.3178.6614.991.7353.31.7025.1
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (7 yrs)77626133967391461965394351833942362184157.283.364.428.79229781118230.281.145.31511.3814.201.2540.22.1831.1
    Houston Astros Totals (3 yrs)34060074157366158512355115216815.262.323.417.74066425057.262.155.2988.2817.322.0940.02.2636.3
    Toronto Blue Jays Totals (1 yrs)98368459823294073476230216.266.352.413.76542015234.285.147.29811.1914.761.3240.92.1434.7
    Montreal Expos Totals (1 yrs)93194255212182621262700105.268.353.464.8172219021.335.196.27511.7612.221.0424.23.6240.4
    Minnesota Twins Totals (1 yrs)63204225912053314172910134.289.345.422.7672238617.201.133.3167.6213.001.7140.82.2428.8
    Chicago Cubs Totals (1 yrs)1210230015001200102.300.333.600.9331261.400.300.2508.3316.672.0010.08.3333.3
    Boston Red Sox Totals (1 yrs)99000002002300100.000.167.000.1671200.222.000.00016.6725.001.500.00.000.0
    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
    1986Watertown PiratesNYPLA-191B500.03510236361.0007.200.006.418.55
    1986Watertown PiratesNYPLA-193B1700.012271034939.7962.300.0021.863.03
    1986Watertown PiratesNYPLA-19OF300.02000221.0000.700.003.811.16
    1986Macon PiratesSALA193B1000.05151003020.6672.000.007.215.44
    1986Macon PiratesSALA19OF3100.0480305148.9411.500.0022.547.76
    1987Watertown PiratesNYPLA-202B400.0117212018.9004.500.005.3100.03
    1987Macon PiratesSALA20OF200.01100221.0001.000.001.550.08
    1988Augusta PiratesSALA212B1800.02623245149.9612.700.0013.048.64
    1988Augusta PiratesSALA213B1300.0513442218.8181.400.009.435.13
    1988Augusta PiratesSALA21SS200.0431187.8753.500.001.45.44
    1988Salem BuccaneersCaroA+211B100.05000551.0005.000.000.71.37
    1988Salem BuccaneersCaroA+212B1500.037605710297.9516.500.0010.818.84
    1988Salem BuccaneersCaroA+213B5800.0301232610179153.8552.600.0041.772.51
    1988Salem BuccaneersCaroA+21SS100.01000111.0001.000.000.71.37
    1988Salem BuccaneersCaroA+21OF300.04000441.0001.300.002.23.811
    1989Harrisburg SenatorsEastAA221B5200.041328836449441.9828.500.0037.454.72
    1989Harrisburg SenatorsEastAA223B400.0241076.8571.500.002.94.24
    1989Harrisburg SenatorsEastAA22OF1300.0200102120.9521.500.009.413.79
    1989Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA221B2100.015510116166165.9947.900.0014.860.04
    1989Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA223B100.00200221.0002.000.000.72.98
    1989Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA22OF1500.0183202321.9131.400.0010.642.99
    1990Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA231B8100.0667571461738724.9818.900.0055.180.21
    1990Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA233B1800.01426634640.8702.200.0012.217.83
    1990Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA23OF300.08000881.0002.700.002.03.012
    1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB23C100.0000000.0000.000.000.64.05
    1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB23OF100.0000000.0000.000.000.64.011
    1991Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA241B300.02920431311.00010.300.002.1100.08
    1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB241B10500.0911601264983971.9889.200.0064.887.51
    1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB24OF700.05000551.0000.700.004.35.810
    1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB251B11400.088273573960955.9958.400.0070.485.11
    1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB25OF1700.02420126261.0001.500.0010.512.77
    1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB261B4200.027620223298296.9937.000.0025.930.72
    1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB26OF10900.02091185228220.9652.000.0067.379.62
    1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB271B5500.040926346438435.9937.900.0048.250.92
    1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB27OF6800.099322104102.9811.500.0059.663.03
    1995Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB281B3500.017515122191190.9955.400.0024.326.52
    1995Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB28OF10700.0199852212207.9761.900.0074.381.12
    1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB291B100.01101221.0002.000.000.60.84
    1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB29RF11500.02411435258255.9882.200.0071.095.81
    1997Toronto Blue JaysALMLB301B100.03000331.0003.000.000.61.04
    1997Toronto Blue JaysALMLB30RF9600.01901034203200.9852.100.0059.398.01
    1997Toronto Blue JaysALMLB30DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.010
    1998Minnesota TwinsALMLB311B3800.029921632326320.9828.400.0023.560.33
    1998Chicago CubsNLMLB31LF400.03000331.0000.800.002.533.37
    1998Minnesota TwinsALMLB31RF1300.02520127271.0002.100.008.020.63
    1998Boston Red SoxALMLB31RF100.02000221.0002.000.000.611.16
    1998Minnesota TwinsALMLB31DH800.0000000.0000.000.004.912.74
    1998Boston Red SoxALMLB31DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.611.116
    1999Montreal ExposNLMLB321B700.0211222422.9173.100.004.37.56
    1999Montreal ExposNLMLB32LF4400.0743308077.9631.800.0027.247.32
    1999Montreal ExposNLMLB32DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.22.22
    2000New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAA331B100.01100011111.00011.000.000.75.98
    2000New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAA333B400.0215101817.9444.300.002.823.56
    2000New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAA33OF1200.02410125251.0002.100.008.570.68
    2001Houston AstrosNLMLB341B101.01000111.0001.001.000.61.14
    2001Houston AstrosNLMLB343B204.0000000.0000.000.001.22.15
    2001Houston AstrosNLMLB34LF11068.01010011111.0001.000.166.811.74
    2001Houston AstrosNLMLB34RF210110.0280102928.9661.300.2513.022.33
    2002Houston AstrosNLMLB351B7054.05330856561.0008.001.044.35.73
    2002Houston AstrosNLMLB353B102.10100111.0001.000.480.60.86
    2002Houston AstrosNLMLB35LF20096.12810129291.0001.500.3012.316.33
    2002Houston AstrosNLMLB35RF440293.0616206967.9711.500.2327.235.82
    2002Houston AstrosNLMLB35DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.82
    2003Houston AstrosNLMLB361B12459.1504165554.9824.500.917.49.82
    2003Houston AstrosNLMLB363B205.00100111.0000.500.201.21.63
    2003Houston AstrosNLMLB36LF10654.0151111716.9411.600.306.28.12
    2003Houston AstrosNLMLB36RF2116135.1283103231.9691.500.2313.017.12
    2003Houston AstrosNLMLB36DH700.0000000.0000.000.004.35.71
    MLB Totals - (C)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (1B)418411430812243227733373305.9907.9028.970.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)50110200221.0000.400.180.00.00
    MLB Totals - (LF)896218130642140136.9711.500.620.00.00
    MLB Totals - (RF)31116538575351010620610.9842.001.130.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)30900536241510575560.9741.800.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)2000000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)10600862691581946931.9848.800.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)23001643736659.8942.600.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)3000504215654.9641.800.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (1B)520041328836449441.9828.500.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (3B)400241076.8571.500.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)1300200102120.9521.500.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (1B)1005000551.0005.000.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (2B)150037605710297.9516.500.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (3B)5800301232610179153.8552.600.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (SS)1001000111.0001.000.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)3004000441.0001.300.000.00.00
    A Totals - (2B)18002623245149.9612.700.000.00.00
    A Totals - (3B)230010281445238.7311.700.000.00.00
    A Totals - (SS)200431187.8753.500.000.00.00
    A Totals - (OF)3300491305350.9431.500.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (1B)5003510236361.0007.200.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (2B)400117212018.9004.500.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (3B)170012271034939.7962.300.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (OF)3002000221.0000.700.000.00.00
    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
    1986Minor--5-27----34-
    1987Minor---4-----2-
    1988Minor--133713---3-
    1989Minor--73-5----28-
    1990MLB-1-------1-
    1990Minor--81-18----3-
    1991MLB--105------7-
    1991Minor--3--------
    1992MLB--114------17-
    1993MLB--42------109-
    1994MLB--55------68-
    1995MLB--35------107-
    1996MLB--1-----115--
    1997MLB--1-----96-1
    1998MLB--38---4-14-9
    1999MLB--7---44---2
    2000Minor--1-4----12-
    2001MLB--1-2-11-21--
    2002MLB--7-1-20-44-1
    2003MLB--12-2-10-21-7
    Totals-158237130389-31139120