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Rick AndersonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1976-1988 MLB Years: 1986-1988
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PositionsP-124Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRichard Arien Anderson
Height6-0Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 29,1956 [61.176]PlaceEverett,Washington
High SchoolMariner (Everett,WA)
CollegeUniversity of Washington (Seattle,WA), Everett Community College (Everett,WA)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 8th round (179th overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 24th round (580th overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsMarvin Scott
MLB DebutJune 9,1986 [29.192]
OrganizationsNYN [5] KCA [2] Awards0
TBC Player ID8211Retrosheet IDander001MLBAM ID110251
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts31Walks74Hittable51SO/BB56vsPower51Hitting0Durability46Team.520Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1978University of WashingtonPac8NCAA-1ST21564.23151321000095.2866045049860001.418.09--4.618.091.76.455-
1980Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-Rel23133.8314014000140.0361817415250001.288.100.903.385.631.67.250-
1981Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-Rel24353.34370370017389.0683433345412001.276.880.304.554.150.91.375-
1982Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-Rel25423.26310310017280.0843529623492001.349.450.682.595.512.13.667-
1983Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-ST26513.5913121101177.2774031729482001.368.920.813.365.561.66.833-
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn32S/R29212.7215510004149.2451715311211101.138.150.541.993.811.91.6673.38
1987Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-ST30654.5215141000079.2944440922476001.4610.621.022.495.312.14.545-
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca17S/R300213.85624001013.026222039120022.6918.002.086.238.311.33.0006.56
1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca17S/R31214.24734000034.04117163991011.4710.850.792.382.381.00.6674.27
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter444.75281018005196.21125651929422131.4610.430.842.703.911.45.5001.33
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter19163.69110268410357365.03591711502913421012001.358.820.713.295.161.57.543-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter14153.7197148300346288.22821311192210516210001.348.790.693.275.051.54.483-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter513.5913121101177.2774031729482001.368.920.813.365.561.66.833-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter564.23151321000095.2866045049860001.418.09--4.618.091.76.455-
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter212.7215510004149.2451715311211101.138.150.541.993.811.91.667-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter236.891358001047.0673936618211031.8112.831.153.454.021.17.400-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings994.7564234100112220.02551271162066965271.4610.430.842.703.911.45.5001.33
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings11103.6966165010214220.02161039017801267001.358.820.713.295.161.57.524-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn32p291511110000000401000.091.091.091.1821012.143.000.000.0820.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1511110000000401000.091.091.091.1821012.143.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1621191111000000043011000.091.091.091.182110130.143.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1981Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn24P37--322-225251.0000.68------37100.026.8
1982Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn25P31--416222220.9090.65------31100.022.6
1983Jackson Mets TexAAnyn26P13--815--23231.0001.77------13100.09.6
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn29P15-4984--12121.0000.800.24-----15100.09.3
1987Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca30P15--414-118181.0001.20------15100.010.7
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30P6-1313--441.0000.670.31-----6100.03.7
1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31P7-3413--441.0000.570.12-----7100.04.3
MLB Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P28-961010--20201.0000.710.21-----280.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P83--1152256563.9690.76------830.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P13--815--23231.0001.77------130.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1981Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn2437----------
1982Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn2531----------
1983Jackson Mets TexAAnyn2613----------
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn2915----------
1987Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca3015----------
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca306----------
1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca317----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1989Gulf Coast Twins GCLRkMinormin32Pitching Coach632736.42914.06Joel Lepel
1990Kenosha TwinsMidwAMinormin33Pitching Coach1386177.44218.04Steven Liddle
1991Kenosha TwinsMidwAMinormin34Pitching Coach1376374.46013.56Joel Lepel
1992Kenosha TwinsMidwAMinormin35Pitching Coach1336370.47413.05Jim Dwyer
1993Nashville XpressSouAAMinormin36Pitching Coach1427270.5076.03Phil RoofLost in Semi-Finals
1994Nashville XpressSouAAMinormin37Pitching Coach1407466.5298.03Phil Roof
1995Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAMinormin38Pitching Coach1447965.5493.52Phil RoofLost in Finals
1996Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAMinormin39Pitching Coach1447866.5427.02Phil RoofLost in Semi-Finals
1997Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAMinormin40Pitching Coach1437271.5037.54Phil Roof
1998Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAMinormin41Pitching Coach1437964.552--2Phil Roof
1999Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAMinormin42Pitching Coach1417368.518--2Phil RoofLost in Semi-Finals
2000Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAMinormin43Pitching Coach1439053.629--1Phil RoofLost in Finals
2001Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAMinormin44Pitching Coach1436083.42024.54John Russell
2002Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin45Pitching Coach1619467.584--1Ron GardenhireLost ALCS (Angels)
2003Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin46Pitching Coach1629072.556--1Ron GardenhireLost in 1st Round (Yankees)
2004Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin47Pitching Coach1629270.568--1Ron GardenhireLost in 1st Round (Yankees)
2005Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin48Pitching Coach1628379.51216.03Ron Gardenhire-
2006Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin49Pitching Coach1629666.593--1Ron GardenhireLost ALDS (Athletics)
2007Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin50Pitching Coach1627983.48817.03Ron Gardenhire
2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin51Pitching Coach1638875.5401.02Ron Gardenhire
2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin52Pitching Coach1638776.534--1Ron GardenhireLost in ALDS (NY Yankees)
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin53Pitching Coach1629468.580--1Ron GardenhireLost in 1st Round (Yankees)
2011Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin54Pitching Coach1626399.38932.05Ron Gardenhire
2012Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin55Pitching Coach1626696.40722.05Ron Gardenhire
2014Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin57Pitching Coach1627092.43220.05Ron Gardenhire
2018Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet61Bullpen Coach482028.4174.03Ron Gardenhire
* 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
1988-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-03-27TradeTraded by Mets with Mauro Gozzo and Ed Hearn to Royals for Chris Jelic and David Cone. 
1985-02-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
1984-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* 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
1986New York MetsTeam Payroll2960,000-61427-386,34760,00060,000
1987Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll3060,000-59529-344,90660,000120,000
1988Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll3162,500-60428-392,10762,500182,500
* 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