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Carlos BaergaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1986-2005 MLB Years: 1990-2005
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Positions2B-1305, 3B-439, SS-175, 1B-61, DH-50Position when Drafted2BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameCarlos Obed Ortiz Baerga
Height5-11Weight215BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 4,1968 [50.015]PlaceSan Juan,Puerto Rico

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1985 by the San Diego Padres.
Signing Bonus$60,000
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1990-MLB-#67 ... 1990-CLE-#5
MLB DebutApril 14,1990 [21.161]
OrganizationsCLE [8] SDN [5] NYN [3] ARI [2] BOS [1] CIN [1] WAS [1] Awards5Awards Voting2-81
TBC Player ID8358Retrosheet IDbaerc001MLBAM ID110427
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed47Power52Contact75XBH43RBIs65Runs54Hitting76Durability69Team.498Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1986Charleston (sc) RainbowsSALAsdn-2b171113785710214474161266052510.270.321.384.70514525416.301.114.196.3156.2514.422.311.6854.0024.51
1987Charleston (sc) RainbowsSALAsdn-2b1813451583157239750262138107126270.305.365.425.79021939573.372.120.204.3456.6318.672.821.2273.5724.84
1988Wichita PilotsTexAAsdn-ss1912244467121281126544318390320.273.331.421.75218741487.310.148.218.3376.3717.042.682.4637.0033.88
1989Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-3b2013252063143282107466309860650.275.319.394.71320540562.318.119.177.3195.3417.443.271.7852.0027.97
1990Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-3b211250111921111105400020.380.436.520.95626455.400.140.260.4179.097.270.801.8250.0021.05
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle93b-ss21108312468117274702165741524.260.300.394.69412326338.292.134.179.3084.7316.863.562.0744.5732.10
1991Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle93b-2b22158593801712821169324874643512.288.346.398.74423641654.313.110.192.3357.3411.311.541.6853.9123.98
1992Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle92b231616579220532120105102357613291015.312.354.455.80929953716.325.143.209.3594.8910.612.172.7932.8525.85
1993Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle92b241546241052002862111415434686313717.321.355.486.84130355680.327.165.237.3645.0010.002.003.0929.7127.50
1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle92b25103442811393221980821045638110.314.333.525.85823253469.311.211.247.3642.139.594.504.0523.2638.13
1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle92b261355578717528215901123531305615.314.355.452.80725245600.310.138.217.3525.835.170.892.5037.1325.71
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle92b27100424541132501055111625724015.267.302.396.69816835453.262.129.167.3063.535.521.562.2142.4030.97
1996New York MetsNLMLBnyn61b27268351630211005220108.193.253.301.55425591.175.108.169.2505.492.200.402.2041.5031.25
1996Totals for MLB-MLB         126507591292801266112127925023.254.293.381.67419340544.247.127.168.2973.864.961.292.2142.2531.01
1997New York MetsNLMLBnyn82b2813346753131251952262054335113.281.311.396.70718535498.298.115.150.3114.0210.842.701.8151.8926.72
1998New York MetsNLMLBnyn82b2914751146136271753012455637621.266.303.364.66718635551.283.098.143.2914.369.982.291.2773.0025.74
1999Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-3b30219115267029009510002.286.356.429.785399101.286.143.242.3498.914.950.561.9845.5034.62
1999Indianapolis IndiansILAAAcin-3b-2b30522213264100327211018122311.290.321.376.6978313236.302.086.136.3044.247.631.801.2773.6720.31
1999Totals for AAA-AAA         733124790170536211923222313.288.331.391.72212222337.297.103.167.3185.646.821.211.4862.4024.44
1999San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn13b-2b30338062010251061421002.250.318.338.65627389.281.088.175.2996.7415.732.332.2540.0015.00
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle93b30225741300151141001113.228.274.281.55516163.255.053.123.2456.3515.872.501.5957.007.69
1999Totals for MLB-MLB         5513710331031021102422115.241.300.314.614434152.270.073.153.2776.5815.792.401.9745.6712.12
2001Long Island DucksAtlInd-3b3253203386493944301924000011.315.374.522.89610621222.324.207.315.3848.5610.811.264.0522.5632.81
2001samsungKoreanIntl-323912018333241700101200000.275.331.433.764529130.279.158.242.3327.699.231.203.0830.0027.27
2002Boston Red SoxALMLBbos10dh-2b337318217521102196072021216.286.316.379.6956913194.309.093.165.3043.6110.312.861.0391.0025.00
2003Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari31b-2b34105207317113043911182021316.343.396.464.8609617231.360.121.208.3757.798.661.111.7351.7523.94
2004Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari-3514111000000000000.250.250.500.750214.250.250.250.3110.000.000.000.000.00100.00
2004Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari31b357985620202110061230007.235.309.329.63828494.254.094.165.2896.3812.772.002.1342.5020.00
2005Washington NationalsNLMLBwas53b-1b36931581840702190071781004.253.318.335.653539174.273.082.127.2964.029.772.431.1579.0022.50
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter16305439731158327917134774592429158073266641158.291.332.423.75522984305895.302.132.191.0004.949.841.992.2740.5927.16
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter5852223329633113174227745331493753410182013.285.337.408.7459061722434.324.123.195.0006.1215.412.521.7352.9327.17
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2188861222534831612197541258281013.286.329.401.73035567958.315.115.178.0005.6413.052.311.6755.3826.48
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12244467121281126544318390320.273.331.421.75218741487.310.148.218.0006.3717.042.682.4637.0033.88
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter24589314025937131491322264167178780.290.347.408.75536464989.341.118.200.0006.4716.892.611.4263.7924.71
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter53203386493944301924000011.315.374.522.89610621222.324.207.315.0008.5610.811.264.0522.5632.81
Intl Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3912018333241700101200000.275.331.433.764529130.279.158.242.0007.699.231.203.0830.0027.27
Cleveland Indians Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter941366654910971901510456549161983864516483291.299.339.444.78316293093973.308.145.208.0004.989.721.952.6235.2528.17
New York Mets Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter306106110428355218116274911111613742.267.302.373.675396751140.280.106.148.0004.309.742.271.5858.9426.50
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1842923791150650112432513113.312.370.425.79512421325.331.113.195.0007.389.851.331.8548.6723.08
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7318217521102196072021216.286.316.379.6956913194.309.093.165.0003.6110.312.861.0391.0025.00
Washington Nationals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter931581840702190071781004.253.318.335.653539174.273.082.127.0004.029.772.431.1579.0022.50
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter338062010251061421002.250.318.338.65627389.281.088.175.0006.7415.732.332.2540.0015.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162541731572821377622958737416.291.332.423.75522843586.302.132.191.0004.949.841.992.2740.5927.16
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626169117531512771294110493564.285.337.408.74525148674.324.123.195.0006.1215.412.521.7352.9327.17

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1986Charleston (sc) Rainbows SALAsdn172B79--1792051856402384.9554.86------11171.259.8
1986Charleston (sc) Rainbows SALAsdn17SS18--2340957263.8753.50------11116.213.6
1987Charleston (sc) Rainbows SALAsdn182B115--2293022967560531.9484.62------13485.882.7
1987Charleston (sc) Rainbows SALAsdn18SS19--2439797063.9003.32------13414.213.7
1988Wichita Pilots TexAAsdn19SS88--1592382761424397.9364.51------12272.164.7
1988Wichita Pilots TexAAsdn192B29--6287617155149.9615.14------12223.821.3
1989Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn203B125--922563220380348.9162.78------13294.787.4
1990Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle213B12--1831415349.9254.08------12100.08.4
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle213B50--3310189142134.9442.68------10846.330.9
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21SS48--24414106965.9421.35------10844.429.6
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle212B8--2222584944.8985.50------1087.44.9
1991Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle223B89--541831414251237.9442.66------15856.354.9
1991Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle222B75--1632381259413401.9715.35------15847.546.3
1991Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22SS2----1-1---------1581.31.2
1992Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle232B160--40047519138894875.9795.47------16199.498.8
1992Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23DH1---------------1610.60.6
1993Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle242B150--34744517108809792.9795.28------15497.492.6
1993Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24DH4---------------1542.62.5
1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle252B102--2053351570555540.9735.29------10399.090.3
1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25DH1---------------1031.00.9
1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle262B134--2314441999694675.9735.04------13599.393.1
1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26DH1---------------1350.70.7
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle272B100--1913081563514499.9714.99------100100.062.1
1996New York MetsNLMLBnyn271B16--98518104103.9906.44------2661.59.9
1996New York MetsNLMLBnyn273B6--243-96.6671.00------2623.13.7
1996New York MetsNLMLBnyn272B1--33-1661.0006.00------263.80.6
1997New York MetsNLMLBnyn282B131--2443711488629615.9784.69------13398.580.9
1998New York MetsNLMLBnyn292B144--289340997638629.9864.37------14798.088.9
1999Indianapolis Indians ILAAAcin303B31--2169459490.9572.90------5259.621.5
1999Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn303B19--1129454440.9092.11------2190.513.4
1999Indianapolis Indians ILAAAcin302B16--34572149391.9785.69------5230.811.1
1999Indianapolis Indians ILAAAcin301B7--51--851511.0007.29------5213.54.9
1999Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn302B2--512141817.9448.50------219.51.4
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle303B15--819112827.9641.80------2268.29.3
1999San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn303B13--510221715.8821.15------3339.48.0
1999San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn302B13--1620-736361.0002.77------3339.48.0
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle302B6--59-314141.0002.33------2227.33.7
1999San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn301B2---------------336.11.2
1999San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn30DH1---------------333.00.6
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30DH1---------------224.50.6
2001Long Island Ducks AtlIndy-323B53--47108119166155.9342.92------53100.042.1
2001Long Island Ducks AtlIndy-322B1--1---111.0001.00------531.90.8
2002Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33DH32---------------7343.819.8
2002Boston Red SoxALMLBbos332B17-882532145857.9833.350.65-----7323.310.5
2002Boston Red SoxALMLBbos333B1-2-------------731.40.6
2003Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari341B19131181238212133131.9856.891.11-----10518.111.7
2003Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari342B151511321401116261.9844.070.54-----10514.39.3
2003Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari34DH6---------------1055.73.7
2003Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari343B544067--13131.0002.600.33-----1054.83.1
2004Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari351B6435324-236361.0006.001.03-----797.63.7
2004Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari35DH2---------------792.51.2
2005Washington NationalsNLMLBwas363B2010100716212523.9201.150.23-----9321.512.3
2005Washington NationalsNLMLBwas361B11986652126867.9856.090.78-----9311.86.8
2005Washington NationalsNLMLBwas362B75461519333734.9194.860.74-----937.54.3
2005Washington NationalsNLMLBwas36DH1---------------931.10.6
Ind Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B53--47108119166155.9342.92------530.00.0
Ind Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 13 season(s)-   2B1063202472177310113075954085278.9764.9721.37-----10630.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 7 season(s)-   3B199141421153403027485455.9382.293.20-----1990.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B542623931819424341337.9886.241.41-----540.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 9 season(s)-   DH50---------------500.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS50--24415107065.9291.30------500.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B187--1423854431571527.9232.82------1870.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B18--3969318111108.9736.00------180.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B7--51--851511.0007.29------70.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS88--1592382761424397.9364.51------880.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B29--6287617155149.9615.14------290.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B194--40850747123962915.9514.72------1940.00.0
A Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS37--47791614142126.8873.41------370.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1986Charleston (sc) Rainbows SALAsdn17---7918------
1987Charleston (sc) Rainbows SALAsdn18---11519------
1988Wichita Pilots TexAAsdn19---2988------
1989Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn20-----125-----
1990Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle21-----12-----
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21---84850-----
1991Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22---75289-----
1992Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23---160------1
1993Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24---150------4
1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25---102------1
1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26---134------1
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27---100-------
1996New York MetsNLMLBnyn27--161-6-----
1997New York MetsNLMLBnyn28---131-------
1998New York MetsNLMLBnyn29---144-------
1999Indianapolis Indians ILAAAcin30--716-31-----
1999Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn30---2-19-----
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30---6-15----1
1999San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn30--213-13----1
2001Long Island Ducks AtlInd-32---1-53-----
2002Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33---17-1----32
2003Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari34--1915-5----6
2004Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari35--6-------2
2005Washington NationalsNLMLBwas36--117-20----1

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1995Cleveland IndiansDiv SeriesMLB26314241001000100000.286.286.357.6435114.308.071.0710.007.140.000.000.0025.00
1995Cleveland IndiansChamp. SeriesMLB266253100014002300000.400.444.520.96413127.429.120.2007.4111.111.503.7025.0010.00
1995Cleveland IndiansWorld SeriesMLB26626152004001100000.192.222.269.4917227.200.077.1153.703.701.000.000.0040.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs314241001000100000.286.286.357.6435114.308.071.0710.007.140.000.000.0025.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs6253100014002300000.400.444.520.96413127.429.120.2007.4111.111.503.7025.0010.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs626152004001100000.192.222.269.4917227.200.077.1153.703.701.000.000.0040.00

Awards [5]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1993AL Silver Slugger Award (2B) ... American League Player of the Week (July 19-July 25) ... American League Player of the Week (April 5-April 11)3
1994AL Silver Slugger Award (2B)1
1995Winter League All-Star (3B)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2005-02-21ContractSigned by Nationals (minor) 
2004-10-28Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-07-19InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-06-10InjuredDisabled -- Strained left calf 
2003-12-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Diamondbacks. 
2003-10-29Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-03-26ContractSigned as Free Agent by Diamondbacks. 
2002-10-29Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2002-07-26InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-07-02InjuredDisabled -- strained left hamstring 
2002-01-10ContractSigned by Red Sox 
2001-12-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
2001-05-01ContractSigned by independent Long Island (Atlantic) 
2001-04-01ContractSigned by Samsung (Korea) 
2001-03-30Released by Mariners. 
2001-01-23ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mariners. 
2000-03-31Contract voided by Devil Rays. 
2000-02-24ContractSigned as Free Agent by Devil Rays. 
1999-10-29Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1999-08-16Purchased by Indians from Padres. 
1999-06-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Padres. 
1999-06-05ContractSigned by Padres 
1999-06-04Released by Reds. 
1999-03-24ContractSigned by Reds 
1999-03-23ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1999-03-17Released by Cardinals. 
1999-01-27ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1998-10-26Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-07-29TradeTraded by Indians with Alvaro Espinoza to Mets for Jose Vizcaino and Jeff Kent. 
1989-12-06TradeTraded by Padres with Chris James and Sandy Alomar to Indians for Joe Carter. 
1985-11-04ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Padres. 
* 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
1985San Diego Padres-1660,000-------60,000Signing Bonus as an amateur free agent
1990Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll21100,000-64931-515,727100,000160,000
1991Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll22205,000-4481537742,231100,000365,000
1992Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll23525,000-347457962,245109,000890,000
1993Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll241,383,333-228475++968,431109,0002,273,333
1994Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll252,358,333-168582++957,101109,0004,631,666
1995Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll263,633,333-91491++999,520109,0008,264,999
1996New York MetsTeam Payroll274,750,000-44196++957,870109,00013,014,999
1996Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll274,750,000-44396++957,870109,00013,014,999
1997New York MetsTeam Payroll284,750,000-58294++1,182,177150,00017,764,999
1998New York MetsTeam Payroll294,749,999-72493++1,276,192170,00022,514,998
1999San Diego PadresTeam Payroll30500,000-44916501,454,491200,00023,014,998
1999Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll30500,000-44925501,454,491200,00023,014,998
2002Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll33700,000-44522512,011,045200,00023,714,998
2003Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll34500,000-47519392,163,527300,00024,214,998
2004Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll351,000,000-34613602,070,100300,00025,214,998
2005Washington NationalsTeam Payroll36300,000-79452-2,189,055300,00025,514,998
* 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