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Elmer DessensTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1995-2011 MLB Years: 1996-2010
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PositionsP-528Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameElmer Dessens Jusaino
Height6-0Weight187BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 13,1972 [46.218]PlaceHermosillo,Mexico

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1993 by the Pittsburgh Pirates.Service Time11.021 (2011)
MLB DebutJune 24,1996 [24.163]
OrganizationsPIT [4] CIN [3] LAN [3] ARI [2] NYN [2] ATL [1] COL [1] KCA [1] MIL [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID952Retrosheet IDdesse001MLBAM ID113296
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (50.29%) -- Slider (21.57%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (18.51%) -- Changeup (5.69%) -- Curveball (3.94%)
Fastball Velocity [2010] - 88.08
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts24Walks79Hittable35SO/BB59vsPower35Hitting23Durability53Team.485Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1995Carolina MudcatsSouAApit-ST231582.49272701000152.017062421021687201.2610.070.591.244.033.24.652-
1996Carolina MudcatsSouAApit-Rel24015.40514002011.215871470001.6311.570.773.095.401.75.000-
1996Calgary CannonsPCLAAApit-ST24223.15660000034.0401412515152101.6010.491.313.933.931.00.500-
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorIntl--S/R0233.721174002045.1552219619222101.6110.761.173.724.301.16.400-
1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit71Rel24028.2815312001025.040232324130001.7614.400.721.444.683.25.0003.65
1997Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit71Rel25000.0030300103.02000020010.605.40----5.400.00-2.81
1998Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-S/R26313.30651000030.032121126130001.279.600.601.803.902.17.750-
1998Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit71Rel26265.6743538008074.29050471025431001.5410.851.213.015.181.72.2504.73
1999nullIntl--S/R27013.86835000016.0241172460001.7113.221.102.203.311.50.000-
1999nullIntl--ST27432.0915141200094.2672622424580000.966.370.382.285.512.42.571-
2000Louisville RiverBatsILAAAcin-ST28203.18440000022.22410817141001.379.530.402.785.562.001.000-
2000Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin45S/R281154.284016241061147.017073701043854031.4510.380.612.635.191.98.6883.80
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin45ST2910144.48343401100205.022110310232561284111.359.701.402.465.622.29.4174.66
2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin45ST30783.03303000000178.017370602449933171.258.751.212.484.701.90.4674.61
2003Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari45ST31885.07343040010175.22121079922571133241.5310.861.132.925.791.98.5004.41
2004Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari45S/R32164.7538929007285.010754451123552011.5211.291.162.435.802.39.1434.28
2004Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan46Rel32103.2012111002019.2167748180001.227.321.833.668.242.251.0005.08
2005Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAlan-ST33003.3833000008.06331260001.006.751.132.256.753.00--
2005Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan46S/R33123.5628721004065.2633026619371011.258.630.822.605.071.95.3333.99
2006Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAlan-Rel340113.5010100000.22211100004.5027.0013.5013.50--0.00.000-
2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca47Rel34574.50430430010254.0633127413362011.4110.500.672.176.002.77.4173.55
2006Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan45Rel34014.7019019002023.023121249161001.399.001.573.526.261.78.0005.19
2007Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil25ST35101.54330000011.272200100000.605.40----7.710.001.000-
2007Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-Rel35100.0010100003.01000110000.673.00--3.003.001.001.000-
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorIntl--S/R0201.23431000014.282201110000.614.91--0.616.7511.001.000-
2007Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil45Rel35116.6012012007015.024161133120001.8014.401.801.807.204.00.5004.84
2007Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol39ST35117.58550000019.021161639100001.589.951.424.264.741.11.5005.66
2008Mexico City Red Devils DiMexAAA--ST361024.03201910000105.012951471017512001.3911.060.861.464.373.00.833-
2008Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl34Rel360122.5040400104.01010101420003.5022.502.259.004.500.50.0008.38
2009Buffalo BisonsILAAAnyn31R/CL37322.312702700231135.0269929282001.006.690.512.317.203.11.600-
2009New York MetsNLMLBnyn64Rel37003.3128028008032.2241212510141021.046.611.382.763.861.40-5.33
2010Buffalo BisonsILAAAnyn31Rel38502.12130130010617.0204403180001.3510.59--1.599.536.001.000-
2010New York MetsNLMLBnyn64Rel38422.3053053006047.0411412416160031.217.850.773.063.061.00.6674.72
2011Mexico City Red Devils ReMexAAA--Rel39405.1625322002045.0612826211340001.5912.110.402.186.753.091.000-
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter52644.44441140301216451171.11300628579145348693224241.409.961.112.675.311.99.4481.38
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter46173.251417170103717474.0533205172359726514301.3210.070.661.835.012.73.730-
AAA Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter3183.541094366003517310.234813512324721907101.3410.020.692.075.472.64.795-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1592.69322841020163.218570491125757201.2810.170.601.374.123.00.625-
Intl Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter442.35231762000110.1913729628640001.077.380.492.275.192.29.500-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter28273.9410480242161530.056424623266148306112111.349.571.122.515.192.07.509-
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter422.71810810014079.2652624926301051.147.341.022.943.391.15.667-
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9144.977239330082260.131916114433801685251.5311.001.142.765.792.10.391-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter286.126185300100102.113273701229581011.5611.531.052.535.072.00.200-
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter233.74598510080107.010249451436712011.278.471.162.995.901.97.400-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter574.50430430010254.0633127413362011.4110.500.672.176.002.77.417-
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter116.6012012007015.024161133120001.8014.401.801.807.204.00.500-
Colorado Rockies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter117.58550000019.021161639100001.589.951.424.264.741.11.500-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0122.5040400104.01010101420003.5022.502.259.004.500.50.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings10124.4483265700121220.024411810827651304141.409.961.112.675.311.99.4551.38
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings2183.2565333200178220.0246957916451226101.3210.070.661.835.012.73.724-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1995Carolina MudcatsSouAApit-p232716051002000503000.313.313.375.6886119.455.062.063.3050.0026.320.000.000.0020.00
1996Carolina MudcatsSouAApit-2450000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1996Calgary CannonsPCLAAApit-p2464000000001000000.000.200.000.200005.000.000.250.14420.000.000.000.000.000.00
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         114000000001001000.000.200.000.200006.000.000.250.14416.670.000.000.000.000.00
1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit71p24155120002000000000.400.400.400.800205.400.000.000.3600.000.000.000.000.000.00
1998Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-p2666000000000302000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0037.500.000.000.000.00
1998Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit71p26428000001001403000.000.111.000.1110012.000.000.125.0798.3333.334.000.000.000.00
2000Louisville RiverBatsILAAAcin-p2846000000000101000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00
2000Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin45p2837406400000071601000.100.234.100.3344048.167.000.175.18414.5833.332.290.000.000.00
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin45p293357311100200312010000.193.233.211.44412170.244.018.070.2044.2917.144.000.000.009.09
2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin45p3030451900050031109000.200.250.200.4509057.265.000.067.2115.2619.303.670.000.000.00
2003Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari45p31344619110600311010000.196.245.261.50612259.257.065.130.2285.0818.643.670.000.0022.22
2004Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari45p323618032000003304001.167.286.278.5645225.200.111.278.26212.0012.001.000.000.0066.67
2004Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan46p32124010000000000000.250.250.250.500104.250.000.000.2220.000.000.000.000.000.00
2004Totals for NL-NL         4822042000003304001.182.280.273.5536229.211.091.227.25610.3410.341.000.000.0050.00
2005Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAlan-p3321000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2005Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan46p332810000000000600000.000.000.000.0000010.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
2006Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan45p34191000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2007Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil253534011003000201000.250.250.500.750215.500.250.250.3130.0040.000.000.000.00100.00
2007Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol39p3556200000002201000.000.250.000.250009.000.000.333.17822.2222.221.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter291240143941016002265038001.163.233.188.421455300.223.025.117.0007.3321.672.950.000.0012.82
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter53370620050011108000.162.184.216.4008246.231.054.081.0002.1723.9111.000.000.0033.33
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter2121011003001604000.048.091.095.1862126.067.047.095.0003.8523.086.000.000.00100.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter3216051002000504000.313.313.375.6886120.455.062.063.0000.0025.000.000.000.0020.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter10014210241007001339020000.169.239.176.415251175.233.007.099.0007.4322.293.000.000.004.17
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter7064112310600614014001.188.257.266.52317484.240.078.172.0007.1416.672.330.000.0033.33
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter5915010000000600000.067.067.067.1341015.111.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter5713120003001403000.154.214.154.3682017.222.000.077.0005.8823.534.000.000.000.00
Colorado Rockies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter56200000002201000.000.250.000.250009.000.000.333.00022.2222.221.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1621348222109001236021001.163.233.188.421253167.223.025.117.0007.3321.672.950.000.0012.82
Average Minor - Per 162 games1621130186001500334024000.162.184.216.400246141.231.054.081.0002.1723.9111.000.000.0033.33

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1995Carolina Mudcats SouAApit23P27--1126-237371.0001.37------27100.018.8
1996Calgary Cannons PCLAAApit24P6---6-1661.0001.00------6100.04.2
1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24P15-2512--331.0000.200.12-----15100.09.3
1997Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25P3-311--221.0000.670.67-----3100.01.9
1998Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit26P6--37--10101.0001.67------6100.04.2
1998Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26P43-74491-1413.9290.300.18-----43100.026.5
2000Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin28P4--211143.7500.75------4100.02.8
2000Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28P40-1471026-336361.0000.900.24-----40100.024.7
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29P34-205626-332321.0000.940.16-----34100.021.0
2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30P30-1781227134039.9751.300.22-----30100.018.5
2003Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari31P3430175918-227271.0000.790.15-----34100.021.0
2004Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari32P389855121-1817.9440.450.20-----38100.023.5
2004Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan32P12119-1--111.0000.080.05-----12100.07.4
2005Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAlan33P3--1---111.0000.33------3100.02.1
2005Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan33P28765512-217171.0000.610.26-----28100.017.3
2006Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAlan34P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34P43-54311--14141.0000.330.26-----43100.026.5
2006Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan34P19-23-2--221.0000.110.09-----19100.011.7
2007Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil35P12-1523-1551.0000.420.33-----12100.07.4
2007Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol35P5519-5--551.0001.000.26-----5100.03.1
2008Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl36P4-4-1--111.0000.250.25-----4100.02.5
2009Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn37P27--46--10101.0000.37------27100.018.9
2009New York MetsNLMLBnyn37P28-3246--10101.0000.360.31-----28100.017.3
2010Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn38P13--16--771.0000.54------13100.09.0
2010New York MetsNLMLBnyn38P53-474121-1716.9410.300.34-----53100.032.7
MLB Totals for P - 14 season(s)-   P44152117066174414244240.9840.540.21-----4410.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P60--1127123938.9740.63------600.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P27--1126-237371.0001.37------270.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1995Carolina Mudcats SouAApit2327----------
1996Calgary Cannons PCLAAApit246----------
1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2415----------
1997Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit253----------
1998Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit266----------
1998Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2643----------
2000Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin284----------
2000Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2840----------
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2934----------
2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3030----------
2003Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari3134----------
2004Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari3238----------
2004Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3212----------
2005Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAlan333----------
2005Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3328----------
2006Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAlan341----------
2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3443----------
2006Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3419----------
2007Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil3512----------
2007Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol355----------
2008Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl364----------
2009Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn3727----------
2009New York MetsNLMLBnyn3728----------
2010Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn3813----------
2010New York MetsNLMLBnyn3853----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2004Los Angeles DodgersDiv SeriesMLB32006.7510100001.11111010000.916.756.750.006.7506.75.000
2006MexicoWorld Baseball ClassicXXCollege34000.0020200004.0300001000.756.750.000.002.2500.00.000
2006Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB34011.2950500227.0821008101.1410.290.000.0010.2902.57.000
2007Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB35303.21909003014.019652212101.5012.211.291.297.716.003.861.000
2008Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB36000.0030300002.1200001000.957.720.000.003.8600.00.000
2009New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB37000.0002-200218.0300000000.383.380.000.000.0000.00.000
2010New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB38201.001001000009.0811012001.008.000.001.002.002.001.001.000
World Baseball ClassicXX Totals - 1 yrs000.0020200004.0300001000.756.750.000.002.2500.00.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs511.5627225007340.340972323201.078.930.450.675.137.672.01.833
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs006.7510100001.3111101000.756.756.750.006.7506.75.000

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2014Arizona Reds ArizRkMinorcin42Pitching Coach562432.42914.54Eli Marrero
2015Arizona Reds ArizRkMinorcin43Pitching Coach562729.4822.03Ray Martinez
2016Arizona Reds ArizRkMinorcin44Pitching Coach553124.5642.02Jose NievesLost in Semi-Finals
2017Arizona Reds ArizRkMinorcin45Pitching Coach552233.40014.54Jose Nieves
2018Arizona Reds ArizRkMinorcin46Pitching Coach000.000--0Jose Nieves
* 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
1995Double-A All-Star (P) ... Southern League All-Star (RHP)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-11-07Free AgentGranted free agency 
2009-12-12ContractSigned by Mets 
2009-02-05ContractSigned by Mets to minor league contract 
2008-08-29ContractSigned by Braves 
2008-01-07ContractSigned by Pirates to minor league contract 
2007-08-10Released by Brewers 
2007-08-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2007-05-24InjuredDisabled -- Shoulder strain 
2007-03-26TradeTraded by Dodgers to Brewers for Brady Clark and cash considerations 
2006-08-18InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-08-07InjuredDisabled -- - 
2006-07-25TradeTraded by Royals to Dodgers for Odalis Perez, Blake Johnson, Julio Pimentel and cash considerations 
2005-12-08ContractSigned by Royals (2-years) 
2005-06-15InjuredActivated from DL 
2005-04-24InjuredDisabled -- bone spur in his pitching shoulder 
2004-12-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
2004-10-29Free AgentGranted free agency 
2004-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-08-19TradeTraded by Diamondbacks to Dodgers for Jereme Milons. 
2002-12-15TradeTraded by Reds with Cash to Diamondbacks for Felipe Lopez. 
2002-08-27InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-08-06InjuredDisabled -- strained right groin 
2002-08-06InjuredActivated from DL 
1999-12-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1999-03-31Released by Pirates. 
1997-09-05Loaned to Mexico City March 27- 
1996-06-21Loaned to Mexico City May 7- 
1993-01-27ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
1993-01-01Loaned by Pirates to Mexico City Red Devils (Mexican) 
* 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
1996Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll24109,000-78631-957,870109,000109,000
1997Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll25150,000-76635-1,182,177150,000259,000
1998Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll26180,000-73327181,276,192170,000439,000
2000Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll28175,000-79533-1,394,248200,000614,000
2001Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll29475,000-49618451,897,758200,0001,089,000
2002Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll301,825,000-32312652,011,045200,0002,914,000
2003Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll313,000,000-2231172++2,163,527300,0005,914,000
2004Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll324,000,000-1541083++2,070,100300,0009,914,000
2004Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll324,000,000-154683++2,070,100300,0009,914,000
2005Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll331,300,000-34713622,189,055300,00011,214,000
2006Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll341,700,000-33411592,365,072327,00012,914,000
2006Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll341,700,000-33419592,365,072327,00012,914,000
2007Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll351,700,000-35011572,459,737380,00014,614,000
2007Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll351,700,000-35015572,459,737380,00014,614,000
2008Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll36390,000-75329-2,696,252390,00015,004,000
2009New York MetsTeam Payroll37400,000-72430-2,746,792400,00015,404,000
2010New York MetsTeam Payroll38400,000-75727-2,812,412400,00015,804,000
* 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