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Buddy BiancalanaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1978-1988 MLB Years: 1982-1987
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
World Series Champion

PositionsSS-950, 2B-120, 3B-19, DH-4Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRoland Americo Biancalana
Height5-11Weight160BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 2,1960 [58.085]PlaceLarkspur,California
High SchoolRedwood (Larkspur,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 1st round (25th overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-KCA-#2
MLB DebutSeptember 12,1982 [22.223]
OrganizationsKCA [11] HOU [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID8802Retrosheet IDbianb001MLBAM ID110970
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed67Power37Contact28XBH42RBIs32Runs52Hitting25Durability53Team.500Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1978Gulf Coast RoyalsGCLRkkca-ss1832761213110230241711000.171.376.211.587162102.220.040.395.30423.5316.670.710.000.0015.38
1979Fort Myers RoyalsFSLA+kca-ss19125357447174232217637818400.199.318.258.5769213433.246.059.275.27714.5518.011.240.46178.5018.31
1980Fort Myers RoyalsFSLA+kca-ss209225830445202844405446400.171.288.205.493537312.212.034.190.24412.8217.311.350.000.0015.91
1981Jacksonville SunsSouAAkca-ss211323854781722272595178311200.210.306.255.5619811452.257.045.218.27111.2817.261.530.44192.5013.58
1982Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-ss2213041556104169236187447716320.251.322.347.66914427469.301.096.229.3039.3816.421.750.43207.5025.96
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1ss2232010100001000001.500.6671.5002.167313.5001.0001.500.78233.330.000.000.000.00100.00
1983Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-ss231133674182133539176367017520.223.291.316.60711621416.259.093.221.2768.6516.831.941.2073.4025.61
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1ss23615230000100700000.200.200.200.4003015.375.000.067.1810.0046.670.000.000.000.00
1984Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-2b2458204335311972556245212200.260.338.505.84310327233.313.245.358.37010.3022.322.173.0029.1450.94
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1ss-2b2466134182661291264405002.194.229.299.528409145.273.105.142.2384.1430.347.331.3867.0034.62
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1ss25811382126511614173405001.188.277.261.538367160.243.073.174.25310.6321.252.000.63138.0026.92
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1ss261001902446442851155004003.242.298.337.6356410209.319.095.195.2877.1823.923.330.9695.0021.74
1987Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-ss27310110002101300000.100.182.100.2821011.143.000.200.1469.0927.273.000.000.000.00
1987Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-ss-2b271328451004108900000.179.361.214.5756136.263.035.357.29122.2225.001.130.000.0020.00
1987Totals for AAA-AAA         16385610062091200000.158.319.184.5037147.231.026.316.25719.1525.531.330.000.0016.67
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1ss-2b27374741010170011001001.213.229.298.52714249.250.085.106.2322.0420.4110.002.0447.0020.00
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3ss2718241100000011200000.042.080.042.1221025.083.000.042.0644.0048.0012.000.000.000.00
1987Totals for MLB-MLB         557151110170022201001.155.178.211.38915274.208.056.085.1742.7029.7311.001.3571.0018.18
1988Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-ss28912943673164137174356646110.248.335.340.67510021340.316.092.255.31110.2919.411.890.29294.0028.77
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter311550701131676308741157015008.205.261.293.55416129606.276.088.164.0006.7725.913.830.9991.6725.66
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter78923943045277734192321124332650416472150.220.315.305.6207291302804.268.085.249.00011.6317.971.550.68126.0024.67
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter408131817131857251514359231482777211150.241.319.357.676470971505.292.116.255.0009.8318.411.871.0087.8730.50
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1323854781722272595178311200.210.306.255.5619811452.257.045.218.00011.2817.261.530.44192.5013.58
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter217615741151262602511103132514800.187.305.236.54114520745.231.049.239.00013.8317.721.280.27307.5017.39
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter32761213110230241711000.171.376.211.587162102.220.040.395.00023.5316.670.710.000.0015.38
Kansas City Royals Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter293526691121676308740145015008.213.269.304.57316029581.283.091.169.0006.8824.963.631.0387.6725.89
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter18241100000011200000.042.080.042.1221025.083.000.042.0004.0048.0012.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16228636598431644218208004.205.261.293.5548415316.276.088.164.0006.7725.913.830.9991.6725.66
Average Minor - Per 162 games1624926210816744823967103310410.220.315.305.62015027576.268.085.249.00011.6317.971.550.68126.0024.67

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca18SS32--3681612123117.9513.66------32100.058.2
1979Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca19SS125--2363423665614578.9414.62------125100.090.6
1980Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca20SS91--1892322558446421.9444.63------9298.966.9
1981Jacksonville Suns SouAAkca21SS132--2083744860630582.9244.41------132100.093.0
1982Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca22SS129--2043571879579561.9694.35------13099.294.2
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca22SS3--28-110101.0003.33------3100.01.9
1983Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca23SS113--1843412365548525.9584.65------113100.083.1
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23SS6--1121333532.9145.33------6100.03.7
1984Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca242B30--4578211125123.9844.10------5851.719.5
1984Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca24SS15--2034-354541.0003.60------5825.99.7
1984Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca243B13--1316-129291.0002.23------5822.48.4
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24SS33--2894713129122.9463.70------6650.020.4
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca242B29--34501158584.9882.90------6643.917.9
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24DH1---------------661.50.6
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25SS74--801681031258248.9613.35------8191.445.7
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca252B4--31-1441.0001.00------814.92.5
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25DH2---------------812.51.2
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26SS89--1021771640295279.9463.13------10089.054.9
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca262B12--613-119191.0001.58------10012.07.4
1987Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou272B5--108222018.9003.60------1338.53.5
1987Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou27SS5--514-119191.0003.80------1338.53.5
1987Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou273B4--57111312.9233.00------1330.82.8
1987Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca27SS3--76-313131.0004.33------3100.02.1
1987Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca272B1--12--331.0003.00------333.30.7
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27SS22--1227544439.8861.77------3759.513.6
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27SS16--816322724.8891.50------1888.99.9
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca272B12--918-627271.0002.25------3732.47.4
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou272B3--12-1331.0001.00------1816.71.9
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27DH1---------------372.70.6
1988Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca28SS62--891661335268255.9514.11------9168.143.7
1988Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca282B24--6782328152149.9806.21------9126.416.9
1988Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca283B2--21--331.0001.50------912.21.4
MLB Totals for SS - 6 season(s)-   SS243--2435114494798754.9453.10------2430.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 4 season(s)-   2B60--5384124138137.9932.28------600.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH4---------------40.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 5 season(s)-   SS327--5099185418614811427.9644.36------3270.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B60--123170741300293.9774.88------600.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B19--2024124544.9782.32------190.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS132--2083744860630582.9244.41------1320.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS216--425574611231060999.9424.63------2160.00.0
Rk Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS32--3681612123117.9513.66------320.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca18----32------
1979Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca19----125------
1980Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca20----91------
1981Jacksonville Suns SouAAkca21----132------
1982Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca22----129------
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca22----3------
1983Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca23----113------
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23----6------
1984Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca24---301513-----
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24---2933-----1
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25---474-----2
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26---1289------
1987Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou27---554-----
1987Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca27---13------
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27---1222-----1
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27---316------
1988Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca28---24622-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB2421000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1985Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB25718241001001600000.222.263.278.5415119.333.056.1115.2631.586.000.000.0025.00
1985Kansas City RoyalsWorld SeriesMLB25718250002005400000.278.435.278.7135023.357.000.27821.7417.390.800.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs919241001001700000.211.250.263.5135120.333.052.1055.0035.007.000.000.0025.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs718250002005400000.278.435.278.7135023.357.000.27821.7417.390.800.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1999Tampa Bay RaysALMLBMLBtba39Minor League Infield Coordinator1626993.42629.05Larry Rothschild
2000Tampa Bay RaysALMLBMLBtba40Minor League Infield Coordinator1616992.42918.05Larry Rothschild
2001Charleston (Wv) AlleyCatsSALAMinortor41Manager1385187.37040.08 
2002Charleston (sc) RiverDogsSALAMinortba42Manager1366076.44117.57 
2003Lakewood BlueClawsSALAMinorphi43Manager1385781.41339.07 
2006Amarillo DillasuntdIndIndy-46Manager893950.43817.55 
2007Amarillo DillasuntdIndIndy-47Manager954748.49513.03 
* 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
1987-12-21Released by Astros. 
1987-07-30TradeTraded by Royals to Astros for Mel Stottlemyre. 
1987-01-12ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1986-12-19Released by Royals. 
* 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
1985Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll2560,000-51624-370,78060,00060,000
1986Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll26165,000-4412038386,34760,000225,000
1987Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll2760,000-59530-344,90660,000285,000
1987Houston AstrosTeam Payroll2760,000-59529-344,90660,000285,000
* 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