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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Esteban (Valera) Beltre
Stat Years
1984-2000  [mlb] 1991-1996
Height/Weight
5-10 / 155
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
SS (1277) ... 3B (192) ... 2B (56) ... DH (5)
Draft Position
SS
Born Date/Place
High School
Eugenio Mariade Hostos (DR)
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Montreal Expos in 1984
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1991-09-03 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.252)
Service Time
Organizations
MON [6] CHA [4] TEX [2] ATL [1] BOS [1] ARI [1] BAL [1] MIL [1] MIN [1] PHI [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 8699 ... retro id: belte001 ... mlbam id: 110845
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1984Calgary ExposPioRkmon-16ss---11820140002102800000.200.273.200.4732240.150.000.3339.0936.364.000.00.000.0
    1985Utica Blue SoxNYPLA-----17ss---27224119486202287185838100.199.262.241.503271588.120.042.2616.6421.403.220.00.0016.7
    1986West Palm Beach ExposFSLA+mon-18ss---397285246911112042165904120.242.281.298.5793068513.119.056.3015.2319.283.69285.00.3318.8
    1987Jacksonville ExposSouAAmon-19ss---414249155104154434984098310000.212.275.283.55854413923.155.071.2577.3518.012.45122.80.7422.1
    1988West Palm Beach ExposFSLA+mon-20ss---569226236356015401138111100.279.314.354.6682508011.142.075.3334.4015.203.450.00.0017.5
    1988Jacksonville ExposSouAAmon-20ss---53511351720061032800000.150.172.168.340116192.053.018.2002.5924.149.330.00.0011.8
    1989Rockford ExposMidwAmon-21ss---6104375428015323393338305110.213.276.285.56141410720.176.072.2687.9720.052.52187.50.4825.0
    1990Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-22ss---7133407339211213782327725410.226.283.270.55345011014.138.044.2737.1117.112.41407.00.2215.2
    1991Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcha-23ss---888347489411303088236107100.271.315.320.63537811114.115.049.3286.0816.142.650.00.0014.9
    1991Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAmil-23ss---82778111413093291600000.179.264.269.53387214.218.090.22610.3418.391.780.00.0028.6
    1991Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2823ssL-S-E-P886010000101100000.167.286.167.453710.333.000.20014.2914.291.000.00.000.0
    1992Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcha-24ss---9401611743520164482715110.267.304.323.627176527.106.056.3194.5515.343.380.00.0016.3
    1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3824ssL-S-E-P9491102121201101031802103.191.211.236.447116263.082.045.2172.5915.526.00110.00.8614.3
    1993Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcha-25ss---10134489671432448521863310205010.292.337.407.74452719936.207.115.3566.2619.353.0961.11.5225.2
    1994Texas RangersALMLBtex626ssL-S-E-P114813112375001225162505103.282.358.321.679153425.137.039.34610.4616.341.560.00.0013.5
    1995Texas RangersALMLBtex627ssL-S-E-P12549272080070041503001.217.250.304.55499288.130.087.2604.0415.153.750.00.0040.0
    1996Richmond BravesILAAAatl-28ss---131028373000001200000.250.276.357.63329103.143.107.2693.456.902.000.00.0042.9
    1996Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAphi-28ss---13415120001000100002.133.133.133.2661520.000.000.1430.006.670.000.00.000.0
    1996Boston Red SoxALMLBbos10283b-2bL-S-E-P13276261620061041401101.258.299.290.58968182.113.032.3275.8820.593.500.00.0012.5
    1998Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAmin-30ss---141335108414224424926113910905407.278.327.353.68055818030.180.075.3476.9919.532.79255.00.3621.1
    1999Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-313b---15923144583193123532364141111.264.316.354.67034311123.169.090.3286.7118.662.78314.00.2927.7
    1999Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha-313b---15381212731802174071603206.256.292.372.6641334510.207.116.2765.2612.032.2960.51.5032.3
    2000Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari-32ss---1612945252142234360692871032012.314.353.403.75648518230.144.089.3665.7714.642.54150.70.6221.1
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)1864014695170135552873011308.237.285.287.57244311518.120.050.2856.3216.482.61401.00.2319.0
    American League Totals (5 yrs)1864014695170135552873011308.237.285.287.57244311518.120.050.2856.3216.482.61401.00.2319.0
    Minor League Totals136546735571178183412442611865326918117519738.252.301.324.62551041515248.153.072.3086.3917.992.82194.70.4721.0
    Minor: Rk Totals1820140002102800000.200.273.200.4732240.150.000.3339.0936.364.000.00.000.0
    Minor: A- Totals7224119486202287185838100.199.262.241.503271588.120.042.2616.6421.403.220.00.0016.7
    Minor: A Totals104375428015323393338305110.213.276.285.56141410720.176.072.2687.9720.052.52187.50.4825.0
    Minor: A+ Totals16651147132167135822797115220.258.296.323.61955616524.129.065.3164.8617.453.59511.00.1818.2
    Minor: AA Totals1776046012117444010843126310000.200.257.262.51966015825.136.062.2476.5219.092.93151.00.6120.7
    Minor: AAA Totals82829223887931292517294824520354643715438.271.318.350.66831811023171.161.079.3276.3817.162.69171.90.5321.6
    Texas Rangers Totals (2 yrs)102223195713001925204008104.256.316.314.6302527013.135.058.3107.9415.872.000.00.0022.8
    Chicago White Sox Totals (2 yrs)571162122201102041902103.190.215.233.448123273.095.043.2163.2515.454.75116.00.8113.6
    Boston Red Sox Totals (1 yrs)276261620061041401101.258.299.290.58968182.113.032.3275.8820.593.500.00.0012.5
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1990Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-221---0081.0010000100.103305000015.000.000.0099.990.0081.000.00.000
    1990Minor Totals: MONbyYearAAA----221---0099.9910000100.303305000050.000.000.0099.990.00270.000.00.000
    1998Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAmin-302---000.0010001100.11100000003.0027.000.000.000.0027.000.00.000
    1998Minor Totals: MINbyYearAAA----301---000.0010001100.311000000010.0090.000.000.000.0090.002.00.000
    Minor League Totals0099.9920001200.714305000030.0045.000.0099.990.00180.000.00.000
    Minor: AAA Totals0099.9920001200.714305000030.0045.000.0099.990.00180.000.00.000
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    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1984Calgary ExposPioRk16SS1500.013131053626.7221.700.0021.483.32
    1985Utica Blue SoxNYPLA-17SS7200.01062062633338312.9234.300.0094.7100.01
    1986West Palm Beach ExposFSLA+18SS9400.01162732338412389.9444.100.0069.696.91
    1987Jacksonville ExposSouAA19SS14200.01983583560591556.9413.900.0098.6100.01
    1988West Palm Beach ExposFSLA+20SS6900.0992041932322303.9414.400.0051.5100.01
    1988Jacksonville ExposSouAA20SS3400.039871118137126.9203.700.0023.997.12
    1989Rockford ExposMidwA21SS10400.01833363061549519.9455.000.0078.2100.01
    1990Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA22SS13000.02153353057580550.9484.200.0089.097.71
    1991Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAA233B1600.0931514540.8892.500.0011.918.23
    1991Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAA23SS7300.01202122127353332.9414.500.0054.183.01
    1991Denver ZephyrsAmerAAA23SS2600.052641314129116.8994.500.0018.196.33
    1991Chicago White SoxALMLB23SS800.01501661.0000.800.004.9100.03
    1992Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAA24SS4000.0701091021189179.9474.500.0028.2100.02
    1992Chicago White SoxALMLB24SS4300.053921212157145.9243.400.0026.587.82
    1992Chicago White SoxALMLB24DH400.0000000.0000.000.002.58.24
    1993Nashville SoundsAmerAAA25SS13400.01904043077624594.9524.400.0093.7100.01
    1994Texas RangersALMLB262B100.02601881.0008.000.000.92.15
    1994Texas RangersALMLB263B500.04521119.8181.800.004.410.44
    1994Texas RangersALMLB26SS4100.053121721181174.9614.200.0036.085.42
    1995Texas RangersALMLB272B1500.01328264341.9532.700.0010.427.83
    1995Texas RangersALMLB273B100.0000000.0000.000.000.71.96
    1995Texas RangersALMLB27SS3600.040533139693.9692.600.0025.066.72
    1996Richmond BravesILAAA283B200.0231065.8332.500.001.420.06
    1996Richmond BravesILAAA28SS700.0713242220.9092.900.005.070.05
    1996Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAA28SS400.0712232119.9054.800.002.8100.08
    1996Boston Red SoxALMLB282B800.01610142726.9633.300.004.929.65
    1996Boston Red SoxALMLB283B1300.011130124241.0001.800.008.048.13
    1996Boston Red SoxALMLB28SS600.04300771.0001.200.003.722.24
    1996Boston Red SoxALMLB28DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.63.710
    1998Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAA30SS12400.01733881979580561.9674.500.0086.793.21
    1999Rochester Red WingsILAAA313B7800.01062061640328312.9514.000.0054.284.82
    1999Charlotte KnightsILAAA313B3800.045113619164158.9634.200.0026.4100.04
    1999Rochester Red WingsILAAA313B1300.06270233331.0002.500.009.014.16
    2000Tucson SidewindersPCLAAA322B3200.07492632172166.9655.200.0022.724.81
    2000Tucson SidewindersPCLAAA323B2600.01234635246.8851.800.0018.420.23
    2000Tucson SidewindersPCLAAA32SS7500.0992172628342316.9244.200.0053.258.11
    MLB Totals - (2B)240031443117875.9623.100.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)19001518223533.9431.700.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)134001512742247447425.9513.200.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)500000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (2B)32007492632172166.9655.200.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)173001804143465628594.9463.400.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (SS)61300933175415331028402687.9464.400.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (SS)176002374454678728682.9373.900.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (SS)163002154774270734692.9434.200.000.00.00
    A Totals - (SS)104001833363061549519.9455.000.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (SS)72001062062633338312.9234.300.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (SS)150013131053626.7221.700.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1984Minor-----15-----
    1985Minor-----72-----
    1986Minor-----94-----
    1987Minor-----142-----
    1988Minor-----103-----
    1989Minor-----104-----
    1990Minor-----130-----
    1991MLB-----8-----
    1991Minor----1699-----
    1992MLB-----43----4
    1992Minor-----40-----
    1993Minor-----134-----
    1994MLB---1541-----
    1995MLB---15136-----
    1996MLB---8136----1
    1996Minor----211-----
    1998Minor-----124-----
    1999Minor----129------
    2000Minor---322675-----
    Totals---561921277----5