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Javier ValentinTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1993-2009 MLB Years: 1997-2008
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Rated Prospect

PositionsC-913, 3B-75, 1B-56, DH-8, OF-4Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJose Javier Valentin
Height5-10Weight200BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 19,1975 [42.279]PlaceManati,Puerto Rico
High SchoolFernando Callejo (Manati,PR)

DraftedSelected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (93rd overall) of the 1993 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsEdwin RodriguezService Time7.036 (2007)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1997-MIN-#4
MLB DebutSeptember 13,1997 [21.360]
OrganizationsMIN [10] CIN [5] NYN [1] TBA [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID7311Retrosheet IDvalej004MLBAM ID123609
RelationshipsBrother of Jose Valentin, Uncle of Yomar Valentin, Uncle of Jesmuel Valentin
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed17Power67Contact59XBH67RBIs72Runs36Hitting55Durability53Team.484Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1993Gulf Coast TwinsGCLRkmin-c173210318276111902141910400.262.344.369.713388122.299.107.223.32211.4815.571.360.82103.0029.63
1993Elizabethton TwinsAppRkmin-c17924351003004210000.208.345.250.5956129.227.042.208.29313.796.900.500.000.0020.00
1993Totals for Rk-Rk         4112721327112202182120400.252.344.346.690449151.284.094.220.31611.9213.911.170.66127.0028.13
1994Elizabethton TwinsAppRkmin-c185421023445092701154420509.210.263.362.6257614232.216.152.219.2736.4718.972.933.8823.3331.82
1995Fort Wayne WizardsMidwAmin-c1911238359123265196505477521077.321.398.564.96221650433.360.243.352.41210.8517.321.604.3920.1640.65
1996Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min-c2087338348926175410326540545.263.330.408.73813834379.303.145.243.3228.4417.152.031.8548.2938.20
1996New Britain Rock CatsEastAAmin-c204816522398031403163513012.236.308.339.6475611185.283.103.182.2918.6518.922.191.6255.0028.21
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         135503561283411068134810053557.254.323.386.70919445564.296.132.223.3128.5117.732.081.7750.3035.16
1997New Britain Rock CatsEastAAmin-c21102370419017085023306112615.243.297.354.65113125409.267.111.189.2897.3314.912.031.9646.2527.78
1997Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26c2147120000000300000.286.286.286.572207.500.000.000.2570.0042.860.000.000.000.00
1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26c225516211327131800113003117.198.247.309.5565011177.223.111.179.2456.2116.952.731.6954.0034.38
1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26c2378218225412152800223911502.248.313.381.6948318247.274.133.234.3078.9115.791.772.0243.6033.33
2000Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAmin-c243914025501627351092710101.357.397.6501.0479125151.402.293.364.4405.9617.883.004.6420.0050.00
2001Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAmin17c-3b251214315312129217710147108407514.281.352.476.82820548489.332.195.302.3519.6122.092.303.4825.3539.67
2002Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAmin17c26127455691303312180014196508215.286.346.501.84722855509.315.215.303.3628.0618.862.344.1321.6742.31
2002Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin8c2644020000000000000.500.500.5001.000204.500.000.000.4460.000.000.000.000.000.00
2003Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba20c27491351330713150053110107.222.254.356.6104811142.265.134.170.2643.5221.836.202.1145.0036.67
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin17c2882202184710162000173610234.233.293.381.6747717222.253.148.233.2897.6616.222.122.7033.6736.17
2005Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin17c29762213662110145000303700335.281.362.520.88211525254.277.239.376.37411.8114.571.235.5115.7940.32
2006Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin17c309218624506182700132900235.269.313.441.7548215201.278.172.242.3186.4714.432.233.9823.2530.00
2007Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin17c3197243196721023400192510227.276.328.387.7159423265.298.111.189.3147.179.431.320.75121.5034.33
2008Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin17c-1b329412910338041800142700102.256.326.411.7375312144.293.155.264.3269.7218.751.932.7832.2536.36
2009Buffalo BisonsILAAAnyn471b3323776203031000121100014.260.360.416.77632689.270.156.312.34313.4812.360.923.3725.6730.00
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter6311507154379825452100013125744171239.251.310.402.7126061321663.273.151.238.0007.8815.451.962.7133.4934.83
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter75426963537381701295428416267543226362162.274.340.451.79112172773027.307.177.272.0008.8217.942.033.1428.3837.53
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3101103153321815481961210924210016834.291.355.504.8595561341238.329.213.311.0008.8019.552.223.8822.9841.74
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter15053563129250116426469625627.241.301.350.65118736594.272.109.187.0007.7416.162.091.8548.6427.91
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter87338348926175410326540545.263.330.408.73813834379.303.145.243.0008.4417.152.031.8548.2938.20
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11238359123265196505477521077.321.398.564.96221650433.360.243.352.00010.8517.321.604.3920.1640.65
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter953374476121104903336540909.226.295.356.65112023383.244.130.220.0008.6216.971.972.6133.7030.26
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter44198110725956234149009315420101123.264.326.429.755421921086.280.165.260.0008.5614.181.663.1328.8535.52
Minnesota Twins Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter141391349019284600337214619.230.288.350.63813729435.259.120.205.0007.5916.552.181.8448.8832.22
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter491351330713150053110107.222.254.356.6104811142.265.134.170.0003.5221.836.202.1145.0036.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games16238740972111254003466114310.251.310.402.71215634427.273.151.238.0007.8815.451.962.7133.4934.83
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625797615937320921357117518513.274.340.451.79126160650.307.177.272.0008.8217.942.033.1428.3837.53

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1993Gulf Coast Twins GCLRkmin17C19--120225-147142.9667.47-----33259.432.2
1993Elizabethton Twins AppRkmin17C9--813218684.9779.33-----29100.013.4
1993Gulf Coast Twins GCLRkmin173B1---1--111.0001.00------323.11.7
1994Elizabethton Twins AppRkmin18C39--28848122348336.9668.62-----95472.259.1
1994Elizabethton Twins AppRkmin18OF4--5-2-75.7141.25------547.46.1
1994Elizabethton Twins AppRkmin183B1---2--221.0002.00------541.91.5
1995Fort Wayne Wizards MidwAmin19C101--7301082311861838.9738.30-----1711290.272.1
1995Fort Wayne Wizards MidwAmin193B9--614-220201.0002.22------1128.06.4
1996Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min20C53--3556022417415.9957.83-----88760.938.7
1996Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min203B6--5112-1816.8892.67------876.94.4
1996New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin20C31--177154-196192.9806.19-----24864.621.8
1996New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin203B15--1121153332.9702.13------4831.310.6
1997New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin21C85--5136558583578.9916.80------10283.359.9
1997New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin213B1--3-1-43.7503.00------1021.00.7
1997Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin21C4--112--13131.0003.25-1233.3-4100.02.5
1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin22C53--281175-303298.9835.62-341077.375596.432.7
1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin22DH1---------------551.80.6
1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23C76--3872714415414.9985.45-252154.367897.447.5
2000Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin24C24--1551112167166.9946.92-----13961.516.8
2001Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAmin25C49--3433253380375.9877.65-----612140.534.3
2001Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAmin253B25--1944867163.8872.52------12120.717.5
2001Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAmin251B20--13719111157156.9947.80------12116.514.0
2002Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAmin26C71--4823955526521.9907.34-----612755.950.7
2002Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAmin263B9--712412319.8262.11------1277.16.4
2002Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAmin261B1--8---881.0008.00------1270.80.7
2002Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26C4-11141--15151.0003.751.36-----4100.02.5
2003Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba27C423330521213-12252251.0005.360.7416769.614985.725.9
2003Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba27DH5---------------4910.23.1
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28C55444093053142340336.9886.110.82271269.218267.134.0
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin281B7337371-538381.0005.431.03-----828.54.3
2005Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29C62585083412832372369.9925.950.73251071.437681.638.3
2005Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin291B221821--221211.00010.501.17-----762.61.2
2006Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30C46323122442071271264.9745.740.8510855.629250.028.4
2006Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin301B2-12---221.0001.002.00-----922.21.2
2006Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30DH11--------------921.10.6
2007Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31C73494723411914361360.9974.930.7640588.989775.345.1
2007Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin311B1-23--1331.0003.001.50-----971.00.6
2007Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31DH1---------------971.00.6
2008Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32C17667675--72721.0004.241.071-100.019418.110.5
2008Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin321B111081754-1079791.0007.180.98-----9411.76.8
2008Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin323B419-------------944.32.5
2009Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn331B12--1123-91151151.0009.58------2352.28.4
2009Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn333B4--17-1881.0002.00------2317.42.8
MLB Totals for C - 10 season(s)-   C43222220842203163211423872366.9915.481.141797570.5294320.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B23151391385-181431431.0006.221.03-----230.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH81--------------80.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B419-------------40.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C144--98082111010731062.9907.38-----131440.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B38--276312810290.8822.37------380.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B33--25722120280279.9968.45------330.00.0
AA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C116--6908098779770.9886.64-----21160.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B16--1421253735.9462.19------160.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C53--3556022417415.9957.83-----8530.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B6--5112-1816.8892.67------60.00.0
A Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C101--7301082311861838.9738.30-----171010.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B9--614-220201.0002.22------90.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C67--48973193581562.9678.39-----14670.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF4--5-2-75.7141.25------40.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B2---3--331.0001.50------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1993Gulf Coast Twins GCLRkmin17-19---1-----
1993Elizabethton Twins AppRkmin17-9---------
1994Elizabethton Twins AppRkmin18-39---1---4-
1995Fort Wayne Wizards MidwAmin19-101---9-----
1996Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min20-53---6-----
1996New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin20-31---15-----
1997New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin21-85---1-----
1997Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin21-4---------
1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin22-53--------1
1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23-76---------
2000Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin24-24---------
2001Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAmin25-4920--25-----
2002Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAmin26-711--9-----
2002Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26-4---------
2003Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba27-42--------5
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28-557--------
2005Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29-622--------
2006Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30-462-------1
2007Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31-731-------1
2008Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32-1711--4-----
2009Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn33--12--4-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Puerto RicoWBCTournament3032010000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2006Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3011278103003001410100.370.400.481.88113330.417.111.1483.3313.334.000.000.0030.00
2007Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB31204611100040041000002.239.300.239.53911050.306.000.0878.0020.002.500.000.000.00
2008Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB32183451010211003300102.294.342.500.84217338.267.206.2947.897.891.005.2617.0030.00
2009Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB331225452014004200001.200.310.400.71010329.182.200.36013.796.900.503.4525.0060.00
World Baseball Classic Totals - 1 yrs32010000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs6113218366032200121910205.273.333.386.719519147.295.113.2058.1612.931.582.0444.0025.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2016Gulf Coast Twins -GCLRkMinormin40Hitting Coach613229.5251.02Ramon Borrego
2017Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAMinormin41Hitting Coach1409149.650--1Jake MauerCo-League Champions
2018Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAMinormin42Hitting Coach000.000--0Tommy Watkins
* 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
2002Pacific Coast League All-Star (C) ... Triple A All-Star Team (C)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2009-02-03ContractSigned by Nationals to minor league contract 
2007-10-31Option Exercised by Reds for 2008 
2004-01-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
2003-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-03-24TradeTraded by Brewers to Devil Rays for Jason Conti. 
2002-11-15TradeTraded by Twins with Matt Kinney to Brewers for Gerry Oakes and Matt Yeatman. 
1993-06-05Contractsigned 
* 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
1997Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll21150,000-76635-1,182,177150,000150,000
1998Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll22170,000-81234-1,276,192170,000320,000
1999Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll23207,500-75316171,454,491200,000527,500
2002Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll26200,000-75740-2,011,045200,000727,500
2003Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll27305,000-65911172,163,527300,0001,032,500
2004Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll28500,000-47514462,070,100300,0001,532,500
2005Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll29450,000-51117432,189,055300,0001,982,500
2006Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll301,150,000-37922532,365,072327,0003,132,500
2007Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll311,250,0007.03638015532,459,737380,0004,382,500
2008Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll32390,000-75334-2,696,252390,0004,772,500
* 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