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Mike VentoTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1998-2009 MLB Years: 2005-2006
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Arizona Fall League

PositionsOF-788, RF-19, LF-19, 1B-12Position when DraftedofPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael Vento
Height6-0Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 25,1978 [39.331]PlaceAlbuquerque,New Mexico
High SchoolCibola (Albuquerque,NM)
CollegeSanta Ana College (Santa Ana,CA), New Mexico Junior College (Hobbs,NM)

DraftedSelected by the New York Yankees [Team Picks] in the 40th round (1219th overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 10th round (300th overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutSeptember 13,2005 [27.111]
OrganizationsNYA [8] WAS [2] TOR [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID7338Retrosheet IDventm001MLBAM ID430676
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed48Power70Contact55XBH66RBIs73Runs53Hitting66Durability55Team.511Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1998Oneonta YankeesNYPLA-nya-of204314825459312383142850201.304.379.426.8056313169.364.122.250.3588.2816.572.000.59148.0028.89
1999Greensboro BatsSALAnya-of2140148203711131631144620111.250.321.399.7205915165.340.149.257.3178.4827.883.291.8249.3340.54
1999Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-of2170255376610172823176930211.259.310.388.6989918277.326.129.192.3086.1424.914.062.5336.4327.27
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         110403571032121044543111550322.256.314.392.70615833442.331.136.216.3117.0126.023.712.2640.3032.04
2000Greensboro BatsSALAnya-of2284318498315265213847661123011.261.372.377.74912023381.309.116.280.34212.3417.321.401.5753.0027.71
2000Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-of2210301500141041211100.167.278.267.5458137.222.100.267.25510.8132.433.002.7030.0020.00
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         94348508815275614851781234011.253.364.368.73212824418.303.115.279.33512.2018.661.531.6749.7127.27
2001Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya25of2313045771137201020871310458890319.300.372.519.89123750514.332.219.324.3808.7517.121.963.8922.8536.50
2002Norwich NavigatorsEastAAnya25of2464227295416242633254912216.238.314.379.6938622257.284.141.251.3059.7319.071.961.5656.7540.74
2003Trenton ThunderEastAAnya-of2581314469519395644225250416.303.354.468.82214731345.335.165.236.3556.3815.072.362.6134.8932.63
2003Columbus ClippersILAAAnya51of2551184285614153112143630006.304.363.473.8368720201.357.169.239.3646.9717.912.572.4936.8035.71
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         132498741513341487563688804112.303.357.470.82723451546.343.167.237.3586.5916.122.442.5635.5733.77
2004Columbus ClippersILAAAnya27of2612245164124281157223347790738.275.333.441.77419944501.298.166.239.3336.7915.372.262.9930.0735.48
2005Columbus ClippersILAAAnya27of271305016214637212841449961317113.291.365.445.81022351571.335.154.246.3548.5816.811.962.1041.7534.93
2005New York YankeesALMLBnya58rf2722000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2006Gulf Coast NationalsGCLRkwas-of28620350014004100000.250.375.400.7758124.222.150.350.34816.674.170.254.1720.0020.00
2006New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAwas-of2862217347414073334203510225.341.396.502.89810921240.379.161.249.3868.3314.581.752.9231.0028.38
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         68237377914083734243610225.333.394.494.88811722264.364.161.257.3829.0913.641.503.0329.6327.85
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBwas16rf28918351001004500010.278.409.333.7426122.385.055.278.33018.1822.731.250.000.0020.00
2007Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor35of29842953877210741002566604010.261.327.403.73011928330.310.142.227.3237.5820.002.642.1242.1436.36
2008Camden RiversharksAtlInd--3038110001001301100.125.200.125.3251011.167.000.125.1609.0927.273.000.000.000.00
2009Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas26lf315015923401115182232902205.252.262.428.6906817166.276.176.195.2941.8117.479.673.0131.8042.50
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1120351001004600010.250.375.300.6756124.357.050.250.00016.6725.001.500.000.0020.00
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter102737245301044225271035755647337750698401182.280.348.438.78616323554178.323.158.251.0008.0717.952.232.4736.1634.00
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter499180724951712555127991514533932322647.286.346.445.7918051812009.324.159.236.0007.2216.872.342.5435.4335.01
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1455417514935513827747101626212.275.337.431.76823353602.314.156.242.0007.8116.782.152.1641.6235.57
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2107421092083011281191613661691316210.280.347.464.81134469828.327.184.276.0007.9720.412.563.3826.5033.17
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter12446669120263968169611121324112.258.357.384.74117938546.318.126.273.00011.1720.511.841.6551.7831.67
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4314825459312383142850201.304.379.426.8056313169.364.122.250.0008.2816.572.000.59148.0028.89
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter620350014004100000.250.375.400.7758124.222.150.350.00016.674.170.254.1720.0020.00
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter38110001001301100.125.200.125.3251011.167.000.125.0009.0927.273.000.000.000.00
Washington Nationals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter918351001004500010.278.409.333.7426122.385.055.278.00018.1822.731.250.000.0020.00
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter22000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1622954474150015005988000150.250.375.300.6758815353.357.050.250.00016.6725.001.500.000.0020.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16258784165354169197531181116213.280.348.438.78625756659.323.158.251.0008.0717.952.232.4736.1634.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1998Oneonta Yankees NYPLA-nya20OF24--35---35351.0001.46------4355.831.6
1999Greensboro Bats SALAnya21OF23--2912-3230.9381.30------4057.516.3
1999Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya21OF57--8561-9291.9891.60------7081.441.9
1999Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya211B1--5--1551.0005.00------701.40.7
2000Greensboro Bats SALAnya22OF58--101751113108.9561.86------8469.042.3
2000Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya22OF4--9---991.0002.25------1040.02.9
2001Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya23OF122--1998122219207.9451.70------13093.887.8
2002Norwich Navigators EastAAnya24OF61--123332129126.9772.07------6495.343.3
2003Trenton Thunder EastAAnya25OF69--138552148143.9662.07------8185.248.9
2003Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya25OF49--122411127126.9922.57------5196.134.0
2004Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya26OF109--210742221217.9821.99------12289.375.7
2005Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya27OF109--216841228224.9822.06------13083.875.7
2005New York YankeesALMLBnya27RF2-721-1331.0001.500.43-----2100.01.2
2006Gulf Coast Nationals GCLRkwas28OF3--4---441.0001.33------650.05.6
2006New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAwas28OF50--8631-9089.9891.78------6280.635.0
2006New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAwas281B9--494125453.9815.89------6214.56.3
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBwas28RF854913---13131.0001.630.27-----988.94.9
2007Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor29OF50--8225-8984.9441.68------8459.534.7
2009Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas31LF19--3611-3837.9741.95------5038.013.2
2009Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas31RF9--6-1-76.8570.67------5018.06.3
2009Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas311B2---------------504.01.4
MLB Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF10556151-116161.0001.600.29-----100.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF367--71624154755740.9802.02------3670.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF19--3611-3837.9741.95------190.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B11--494125453.9814.82------110.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF9--6-1-76.8570.67------90.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF130--261884277269.9712.07------1300.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF183--29314132320307.9591.68------1830.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--5--1551.0005.00------10.00.0
A Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF81--130871145138.9521.70------810.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF24--35---35351.0001.46------240.00.0
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
1998Oneonta Yankees NYPLA-nya20---------24-
1999Greensboro Bats SALAnya21---------23-
1999Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya21--1------57-
2000Greensboro Bats SALAnya22---------58-
2000Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya22---------4-
2001Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya23---------122-
2002Norwich Navigators EastAAnya24---------61-
2003Trenton Thunder EastAAnya25---------69-
2003Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya25---------49-
2004Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya26---------109-
2005Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya27---------109-
2005New York YankeesALMLBnya27--------2--
2006Gulf Coast Nationals GCLRkwas28---------3-
2006New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAwas28--9------50-
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBwas28--------8--
2007Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor29---------50-
2009Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas31--2---19-9--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2003Grand Canyon RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor25261021735122526106800000.343.380.6471.0276619108.337.304.3735.567.411.334.6320.4054.29
2006Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2843110001001110000.333.600.333.933105.500.000.33320.0020.001.000.000.000.00
2007Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB291624451001012610000.208.296.250.5466127.278.042.0837.4122.223.000.000.0020.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs261021735122526106800000.343.380.6471.0276619108.337.304.3735.567.411.334.6320.4054.29
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs2027561002013720000.222.344.259.6037132.300.037.1119.3821.882.330.000.0016.67

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2001Minor League High-A All-Star Team (OF)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2008-12-13ContractSigned by Nationals to minor league contract 
2006-02-06ContractSigned by Nationals (minor) 
2004-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency 
1998-05-25Contractsigned 
* 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
2005New York YankeesTeam Payroll27300,000-79446-2,189,055300,000300,000
2006Washington NationalsTeam Payroll28327,000-74248-2,365,072327,000627,000
* 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