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Tony DeFrancescoTrack this Player High Level: AAA Stat Years: 1982-1992
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Drafted
PositionsC-501, 1B-10, 3B-8, OF-7Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMinors Leaguers
Proper NameAnthony John Defrancesco
Height5-11Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 24,1963 [55.118]PlaceSuffern,New York
High SchoolSuffern (Suffern,NY)
CollegeSeton Hall University (South Orange,NJ)

DraftedSelected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 9th round (224th overall) of the 1984 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the California Angels [Team Picks] in the 30th round (733rd overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsMatt Sczesny
OrganizationsBOS [4] CIN [4] Awards2
TBC Player ID76604Retrosheet IDdefrt801
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed18Power35Contact56XBH39RBIs38Runs26Hitting36Durability50Team.522Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1982Seton HallCollegeFrof193713517427232511281900000.311.429.459.8886212163.345.148.356.40217.1811.660.681.8445.0028.57
1984Seton HallCollegeJrof2150174296416333545112100000.368.405.546.9519522185.407.178.236.4225.9511.351.911.6258.0034.38
1984Elmira PioneersNYPLA-bos-c215619426588122400262224120.299.386.381.7677411227.327.082.216.35011.459.690.850.8897.0018.97
1985Greensboro HornetsSALAbos-c224815616324001820212930300.205.306.231.537364183.246.026.173.25911.4815.851.380.000.0012.50
1985Winter Haven Red SoxFSLA+bos-c2238104725301500141801010.240.331.298.629314119.282.058.192.29111.7615.131.290.84104.0016.00
1985Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         8626023577012320354731310.219.316.258.574678302.260.039.181.27111.5915.561.340.33260.0014.04
1986Winter Haven Red SoxFSLA+bos-c2334881222400811131101210.250.340.295.635264104.278.045.193.29312.5010.580.850.000.0018.18
1986Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-c232044673004005902000.159.245.227.47210351.200.068.182.2249.8017.651.800.000.0042.86
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         5413218297001211182003210.220.309.273.582367155.254.053.189.27011.6112.901.110.000.0024.14
1987New Britain Red SoxEastAAbos-c2482238165812053904323431200.244.338.357.6958517276.264.113.231.31511.5912.321.061.8147.6029.31
1988Cedar Rapids RedsMidwAcin-c2528931024212120091401200.258.317.366.683345105.278.108.204.3088.5713.331.561.9046.5020.83
1988Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin15c25828240001103800100.143.219.143.3624032.190.000.143.1799.3825.002.670.000.000.00
1988Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-c25276271310021071601000.210.290.226.51614170.283.016.145.24710.0022.862.290.000.007.69
1988Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         6318319413121520193802300.224.293.284.577526207.267.060.175.2689.1818.362.000.9791.5014.63
1989Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin-c2674209294711131810293723030.225.325.330.6556915243.260.105.249.30211.9315.231.281.2369.6731.91
1990Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin17c277021724558221510155302230.253.299.336.6357312236.323.083.157.2836.3622.463.530.85108.5021.82
1990Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-c2713364102005101900000.278.297.333.63012237.370.055.111.2862.7024.329.000.000.0020.00
1990Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         83253286510222020166202230.257.299.336.6358514273.330.079.150.2845.8622.713.880.73126.5021.54
1991Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin22c28551419221021201274508000.156.292.206.498293176.213.050.234.24915.3425.571.671.1470.5013.64
1992Reno Silver SoxCalifA+--c291430341004008621100.133.341.167.5085142.160.034.300.27319.0514.290.750.000.0025.00
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter56716401713816051716786210311122514100.232.321.306.627502821901.275.074.203.00011.0516.361.480.8996.4721.52
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter115283265270223214079011000.184.285.230.515659334.248.046.191.00011.9823.651.980.60141.5017.31
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter234692711643131073347913256560.237.318.334.65223144787.277.097.210.00010.0416.771.671.2769.2026.83
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter8622222518011711353523320.230.336.279.615629265.265.049.207.00013.2113.211.000.38222.0017.65
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter7624926566123020304331500.225.310.281.591709288.258.056.185.00010.4214.931.430.69124.5016.07
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5619426588122400262224120.299.386.381.7677411227.327.082.216.00011.459.690.850.8897.0018.97
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter873094610623566056394000000.343.417.508.92515734348.380.165.288.00011.2111.491.031.7251.5032.08
Average Minor - Per 162 games1624694910917154822608937430.232.321.306.62714323543.275.074.203.00011.0516.361.480.8996.4721.52

Fielding Statistics

TopStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1984Elmira Pioneers NYPLA-bos21C54--3784593432423.9797.83-----85696.474.0
1985Greensboro Hornets SALAbos22C47--2924295343334.9747.11------4897.934.3
1985Winter Haven Red Sox FSLA+bos22C36--1622345189185.9795.14------3894.725.9
1986Winter Haven Red Sox FSLA+bos23C32--1242171152145.9544.53-----33494.125.2
1986Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos23C19--8152-8886.9774.53-----22095.013.7
1987New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos24C66--2844482336328.9764.97-----38280.547.1
1987New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos243B7--5155-2520.8002.86------828.55.0
1987New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos24OF5--6---661.0001.20------826.13.6
1988Cedar Rapids Reds MidwAcin25C27--196113-210207.9867.67-----42896.419.3
1988Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin25C8--629117271.9868.88-----28100.05.6
1988Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcin25C25--1401353158153.9686.12-----12792.617.6
1988Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcin25OF1--1---111.0001.00------273.70.7
1989Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin26C69--41641125469457.9746.62-----97493.249.6
1990Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin27C53--2653726304302.9935.70-----37075.736.8
1990Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin271B6--34-113534.9715.67------708.64.2
1990Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin273B1--21--331.0003.00------701.40.7
1990Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcin27C13--564-160601.0004.62-----113100.08.8
1991Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcin28C41--2512463281275.9796.71-----45574.528.7
1991Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcin281B2--13-121413.9296.50------553.61.4
1991Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcin28OF1--2-1-32.6672.00------551.80.7
1992Reno Silver Sox CalifA+-29C11--7315319188.9678.00-----31478.616.2
1992Reno Silver Sox CalifA+-291B2--4---441.0002.00------1414.32.9
AAA Totals for C - 4 season(s)-   C98--52846137587574.9785.86-----8980.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--13-121413.9296.50------20.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF2--3-1-43.7501.50------20.00.0
AA Totals for C - 4 season(s)-   C196--1027131231411811158.9815.91-----171960.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B8--7165-2823.8212.88------80.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B6--34-113534.9715.67------60.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF5--6---661.0001.20------50.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C79--35959147432418.9685.29-----6790.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--4---441.0002.00------20.00.0
A Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C74--48853125553541.9787.31-----4740.00.0
A- Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C54--3784593432423.9797.83-----8540.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1984Elmira Pioneers NYPLA-bos21-54---------
1985Greensboro Hornets SALAbos22-47---------
1985Winter Haven Red Sox FSLA+bos22-36---------
1986Winter Haven Red Sox FSLA+bos23-32---------
1986Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos23-19---------
1987New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos24-66---7---5-
1988Cedar Rapids Reds MidwAcin25-27---------
1988Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin25-8---------
1988Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcin25-25-------1-
1989Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin26-69---------
1990Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin27-536--1-----
1990Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcin27-13---------
1991Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcin28-412------1-
1992Reno Silver Sox CalifA+-29-112--------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1993Southern Oregon A'sNwstA-Minoroak30Hitting Coach763739.4874.03Dick Scott
1994Arizona Athletics ArizRkMinoroak31Manager563224.5712.02 
1995Southern Oregon A'sNwstA-Minoroak32Manager763343.43415.54 
1996Southern Oregon TimberjacksNwstA-Minoroak33Manager762947.38220.04 
1997Visalia OaksCalifA+Minoroak34Manager1407169.5076.02 Lost in 1st Round
1998Visalia OaksCalifA+Minoroak35Manager1406773.47910.02 Lost in 1st Round
1999Midland RockHoundsTexAAMinoroak36Manager1407466.5299.02 
2000Midland RockHoundsTexAAMinoroak37Manager1397069.50412.54 
2001Midland RockHoundsTexAAMinoroak38Manager1407169.50715.02 
2002Midland RockHoundsTexAAMinoroak39Manager1397564.540--2 
2003Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAMinoroak40Manager1237746.626--1 League Champions
2004Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAMinoroak41Manager1447965.549--1 League Champions
2005Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAMinoroak42Manager1448064.556--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
2006Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAMinoroak43Manager1447866.54213.02 -
2007Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAMinoroak44Manager1448460.583--1 League Champions
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak45Third Base Coach1617586.46624.53Bob Geren
2009Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAMinoroak46Manager1438657.601--1 Lost in Finals
2010Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAMinoroak47Manager1447965.549--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
2011Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAMinorhou48Manager1436875.47618.54 
2012Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAMinorhou49Manager1437865.5451.52 
2012Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou49Manager16255107.34042.06 
2014Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAMinorhou51Manager1447470.5142.53 
2015Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAMinorhou52Manager1438459.587--1 League Champions
2016Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAMinorhou53Manager1437370.5108.03 
2017Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAMinorhou54Manager1427765.5423.02 
2018Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAMinornyn55Manager000.000--0 
* 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
2003Pacific Coast League Manager of the Year1
2015Minor League Manager of the Year1