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Richard Hidalgo AW-7

+ Played in Major Leagues 1997-2005
Biography Data
Positions: OF-694, RF-560, CF-361, LF-170, DH-2
Proper Name: Richard Jose Hidalgo
Born: July 2, 1975 (39.269)
Place Caracas, Venezuela
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 190 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School:
Drafted: 1991 -- Signed as free agent by Houston Astros
MLB Debut:September 1,1997 (22.061)
TBC Player ID:1206
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2004-12-11 - Texas Rangers - More
Prospect Ranks:[1998]MLB #19 [1997]MLB #19 HOU #1 [1996]MLB #20 HOU #2 [1995]MLB #34 HOU #3
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($5m) by Texas Rangers.
Organizations:HOU, NYN, TEX, WAS
Scouting Scores
speed contact patience batting power
53 47 39 52 71

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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Released by Astros
    Signed by Astros to minor league contract and invited to spring training
    Signed by Yankees (minor)
    Signed by Orioles (minor)
    Signed as Free Agent by Rangers.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Astros to Mets for Dave Weathers and Jeremy Griffiths.
    Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros.
    Draft Instances
    Signed as undrafted free agent by the Houston Astros in 1991.
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2005Texas Rangers$ 5,000,000141585$ 300,000$ 2,189,055
    2004New York Mets$ 12,500,00020298$ 300,000$ 2,070,1002004-12-11 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($5m)
    2004Houston Astros$ 12,500,00020298$ 300,000$ 2,070,1002004-12-11 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($5m)
    2003Houston Astros$ 8,500,00060393$ 300,000$ 2,163,527
    2002Houston Astros$ 5,500,000124687$ 200,000$ 2,011,045
    2001Houston Astros$ 3,500,0001861180$ 200,000$ 1,897,758
    2000Houston Astros$ 330,0005341941$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    1999Houston Astros$ 260,0006112432$ 200,000$ 1,454,491
    1998Houston Astros$ 170,000812360$ 170,000$ 1,276,192
    1997Houston Astros$ 150,000766320$ 150,000$ 1,182,177

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