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Rusty MeachamTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1987-2010 MLB Years: 1991-2001
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Rated Prospect

PositionsP-626Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRussell Loren Meacham
Height6-2Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 27,1968 [50.174]PlaceStuart,Florida
High SchoolMartin County (Stuart,FL)
CollegeIndian River State College (Fort Pierce,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 33rd round (858th overall) of the 1987 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsSteve Souchock
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1991-DET-#10
MLB DebutJune 29,1991 [23.154]
OrganizationsKCA [5] DET [4] HOU [2] BOS [1] CIN [1] PIT [1] SEA [1] SLN [1] TBA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID7560Retrosheet IDmeacr001MLBAM ID118887
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts46Walks83Hittable39SO/BB75vsPower39Hitting4Durability59Team.492Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1988Bristol TigersAppRkdet-S/R20911.431394221075.0551412222855001.026.570.242.6310.153.86.900-
1988Fayetteville GeneralsSALAdet-S/R20036.20651000024.237191736162001.7413.501.092.195.842.67.000-
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--S/R0942.6119145221099.19233295281017001.208.280.452.529.093.61.692-
1989Fayetteville GeneralsSALAdet-ST211032.29161512010102.01033326423742001.249.090.352.036.533.22.769-
1989Lakeland TigersFSLA+det-S/R21541.951192421064.2591514312390001.108.210.421.675.433.25.556-
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST01572.16272436220166.216248407351132001.188.750.381.896.103.23.682-
1990London TigersEastAAdet-ST221593.13262609300178.0161706211361235001.118.140.561.826.223.42.625-
1991Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-S/R23973.09261793142125.01175343840705001.258.400.572.875.031.75.563-
1991Detroit TigersALMLBdet41S/R23215.201046001027.2351716411140101.6611.391.303.584.551.27.6674.92
1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28Rel241042.746406400202101.2883931521644011.077.790.441.865.673.05.7142.81
1993Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-Rel25004.8270700209.0105511100001.189.640.960.969.6410.00--
1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28Rel25225.57150150011021.031151325130031.7113.290.862.145.572.60.5004.13
1994Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-Rel26117.0080800519.097703161101.339.00--3.0016.005.33.500-
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28Rel26333.73360360015450.2512321712364021.249.061.242.136.393.00.5004.33
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28Rel27434.98490490026259.2723633619300011.5310.860.912.874.531.58.5714.41
1996Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-Rel28334.8223419008252.0563028618392101.419.631.033.106.712.17.500-
1996Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea-S/R28212.29725002219.2137505201000.925.95--2.299.154.00.667-
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0544.13306240010471.1693733623593101.288.630.752.887.382.57.556-
1996Seattle MarinersALMLBsea43S/R28115.7415510003142.0572827913251041.6512.121.912.765.311.92.5005.96
1997Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos32Rel29334.7828226009143.0542323615425001.5911.221.253.128.722.80.500-
1998Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-Rel30125.16380380010252.0683030915563001.5911.691.552.589.633.73.333-
1998Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-Rel30213.3415213006329.235141128252001.4510.620.612.437.583.13.667-
1998Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0334.50532510016581.110344411123815001.5411.301.212.528.893.52.500-
1999Indianapolis IndiansILAAAcin-Rel31136.9816115006129.2382723615192001.7911.531.824.555.761.27.250-
1999New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-S/R31344.9417512007147.056262669471101.3710.651.141.718.945.22.429-
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0475.73336270013276.19453491224663101.5310.991.402.817.712.75.364-
2000New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-Rel32432.2033429008057.0431614514562000.996.750.782.208.794.00.571-
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou37Rel320011.5750500204.28663230002.1415.435.793.865.791.50-11.49
2001Durham BullsILAAAtba29R/CL33210.872702700261531.0174325301000.714.940.581.458.716.00.667-
2001Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba37Rel33135.6024024005035.0392422310132021.399.930.762.553.311.30.2504.44
2002Long Island DucksAtlInd-Rel34964.42458371030997.210351481420727101.269.491.291.846.633.60.600-
2003Nashua PrideAtlInd--Rel35232.21300300019636.24610938233001.4711.290.741.965.652.88.400-
2005Yuma ScorpionsGoldInd--ST37475.5416160100091.012474561010614301.4712.260.990.996.036.10.364-
2006Yuma ScorpionsGoldInd--ST380122.5011000002.07552010003.5031.509.00--4.500.00.000-
2010Tijuana CimarronesGoldInd-0ST42019.0011000002.02221010001.009.004.50--4.500.00.000-
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter23174.43218920900839340.03811881693993198111131.3810.001.022.445.202.13.5751.25
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter70493.303171012162089630946.09313933497424776739301.248.810.702.347.263.11.588-
AAA Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter31293.8724537208319330503.15162422185114843025301.319.170.912.637.642.91.517-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1593.13262609300178.0161706211361235001.118.140.561.826.223.42.625-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter541.951192421064.2591514312390001.108.210.421.675.433.25.556-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1063.06222022010126.21405243729904001.339.950.502.066.393.10.625-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter911.431394221075.0551412222855001.026.570.242.6310.153.86.900-
Ind Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter15184.71932667204915228.0282142120303815814401.4011.071.181.496.204.16.455-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter00--00000000.0000000000----------0.00--
Kansas City Royals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter19123.79164016400728231.02421139820571438071.289.350.772.205.522.51.613-
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter135.6024024005035.0392422310132021.399.930.762.553.311.30.250-
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter115.7415510003142.0572827913251041.6512.121.912.765.311.92.500-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter215.201046001027.2351716411140101.6611.391.303.584.551.27.667-
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0011.5750500204.28663230002.1415.435.793.865.791.50--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings15114.43140613400536220.024412110825601277181.3810.001.022.445.202.13.5771.25
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings16113.3073235052227220.0215918117571779101.248.810.702.347.263.11.593-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1998Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-p30154010000000000000.250.250.250.500104.250.000.000.2250.000.000.000.000.000.00
1998Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-p30383000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1998Totals for PCL-PCL         537010000000100000.143.143.143.286107.167.000.000.1280.0014.290.000.000.000.00
1999Indianapolis IndiansILAAAcin-p31162000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1999New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-p31177121101000101000.286.286.7141.000528.333.428.429.4010.0012.500.000.000.00100.00
1999Totals for AAA-AAA         339121101000201000.222.222.556.7785210.286.334.333.3120.0020.000.000.000.00100.00
2000New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-p32336000000000300000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2005Yuma ScorpionsGoldInd--p371736792001000703001.250.250.306.55611239.310.056.056.2430.0017.950.000.000.0022.22
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter11922131101000601000.136.136.273.4096223.188.137.136.0000.0026.090.000.000.0066.67
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter11922131101000601000.136.136.273.4096223.188.137.136.0000.0026.090.000.000.0066.67
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1736792001000703001.250.250.306.55611239.310.056.056.0000.0017.950.000.000.0022.22
Average Minor - Per 162 games16230141101000801000.136.136.273.4098331.188.137.136.0000.0026.090.000.000.0066.67

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1988Bristol Tigers AppRkdet20P13--319-222221.0001.69------13100.017.8
1988Fayetteville Generals SALAdet20P6--311-54.8000.67------6100.04.4
1989Fayetteville Generals SALAdet21P16--921333330.9091.88------16100.011.5
1989Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det21P11--69--15151.0001.36------11100.08.0
1990London Tigers EastAAdet22P26--1543125958.9832.23------26100.018.7
1991Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet23P26--1219-331311.0001.19------26100.018.1
1991Detroit TigersALMLBdet23P10-2744--881.0000.800.30-----10100.06.2
1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24P64-1011318113231.9690.480.31-----64100.039.5
1993Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca25P7--23-1551.0000.71------7100.04.9
1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25P15-2124-1661.0000.400.29-----15100.09.3
1994Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca26P8---2--221.0000.25------8100.05.6
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26P36-5019-110101.0000.280.20-----36100.031.3
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27P49-5959131514.9330.290.24-----49100.034.0
1996Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca28P23--114--15151.0000.65------23100.016.0
1996Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea28P7--13-1441.0000.57------7100.04.9
1996Seattle MarinersALMLBsea28P15-42331176.8570.400.14-----15100.09.3
1997Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos29P28--26-1881.0000.29------28100.019.9
1998Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln30P38--45--991.0000.24------38100.026.4
1998Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit30P15--341-87.8750.47------15100.010.5
1999New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou31P17--37-110101.0000.59------17100.012.1
1999Indianapolis Indians ILAAAcin31P16--27-2991.0000.56------16100.011.1
2000New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou32P33--214--16161.0000.48------33100.023.2
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou32P5-41--1111.0000.200.25-----5100.03.1
2001Durham Bulls ILAAAtba33P27--22--441.0000.15------27100.018.8
2001Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba33P24-3517--881.0000.330.23-----24100.014.8
2002Long Island Ducks AtlIndy-34P45--617112423.9580.51------45100.035.7
2003Nashua Pride AtlIndy-35P30---4--441.0000.13------30100.023.8
2005Yuma Scorpions GoldIndy-37P16--1113-1512.8000.75------1794.117.8
Ind Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P91--732414339.9070.43------910.00.0
MLB Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P218-3393054388784.9660.390.25-----2180.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 9 season(s)-   P245--348619121120.9920.49------2450.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P26--1543125958.9832.23------260.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P11--69--15151.0001.36------110.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P22--1222433834.8951.55------220.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P13--319-222221.0001.69------130.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1988Bristol Tigers AppRkdet2013----------
1988Fayetteville Generals SALAdet206----------
1989Fayetteville Generals SALAdet2116----------
1989Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det2111----------
1990London Tigers EastAAdet2226----------
1991Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet2326----------
1991Detroit TigersALMLBdet2310----------
1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2464----------
1993Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca257----------
1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2515----------
1994Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca268----------
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2636----------
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2749----------
1996Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca2823----------
1996Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea287----------
1996Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2815----------
1997Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos2928----------
1998Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln3038----------
1998Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit3015----------
1999New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou3117----------
1999Indianapolis Indians ILAAAcin3116----------
2000New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou3233----------
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou325----------
2001Durham Bulls ILAAAtba3327----------
2001Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba3324----------
2002Long Island Ducks AtlInd-3445----------
2003Nashua Pride AtlInd-3530----------
2005Yuma Scorpions GoldInd-3716----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2008Vermont Lake MonstersNYPLA-Minorwas40Pitching Coach753342.4408.03Ramon Aviles
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2001-10-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2001-01-31ContractSigned as Free Agent by Devil Rays. 
2001-01-30ContractSigned by Devil Rays 
2000-10-15Free AgentGranted free agency 
2000-10-14Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1999-06-26ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1999-06-04Released by Reds. 
1999-02-10ContractSigned by Reds 
1999-02-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1998-10-16Free AgentGranted free agency 
1998-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-07-25ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1998-07-14Released by Cardinals. 
1997-12-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1997-10-17Free AgentGranted free agency 
1997-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-05-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1997-05-06ContractSigned by Red Sox 
1997-03-28Released by Mariners. 
1997-03-25Released by Mariners 
1997-01-07Contractre-signed by Mariners 
1996-12-20Free AgentGranted free agency 
1996-06-21TradeTraded by Royals to Mariners for Jose Amado. 
1991-10-23Claimed on waivers by Royals from Tigers. 
1988-05-11Contractsigned 
* 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
1991Detroit TigersTeam Payroll23100,000-62025-742,231100,000100,000
1992Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll24109,000-68033-962,245109,000209,000
1993Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll25220,000-5062744968,431109,000429,000
1994Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll2650,000-85628-957,101109,000479,000
1995Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll27465,000-3401263999,520109,000944,000
1996Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll28109,000-78639-957,870109,0001,053,000
2000Houston AstrosTeam Payroll32175,000-79542-1,394,248200,0001,228,000
2001Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll33200,000-77144-1,897,758200,0001,428,000
* 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