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+ Played in Major Leagues 1997-2005
|Career Talent Ratings||Batting||Speed||57||Power||74||Contact||58||XBH||78||RBIs||67||Runs||50||Hitting||60||Durability||65||Team||.513||Ratings Explained||Buy|
||OF-694, RF-560, CF-361, LF-170, DH-2
||Richard Jose Hidalgo
July 2, 1975
6-3 / 190
|MLB Debut:||September 1,1997 (22.061)|
|TBC Player ID:||1206|
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|2007-03-24||Released by Astros|
|2007-01-12||Signed by Astros to minor league contract and invited to spring training|
|2006-05-23||Signed by Yankees (minor)|
|2006-02-26||Signed by Orioles (minor)|
|2004-12-12||Signed as Free Agent by Rangers.|
|2004-11-01||Granted Free Agency.|
|2004-06-17||Traded by Astros to Mets for Dave Weathers and Jeremy Griffiths.|
|1991-07-02||Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros.|
|Salary Metrics 1985-|
|2005||Texas Rangers||$ 5,000,000||141||5||85||$ 300,000||$ 2,189,055|
|2004||Houston Astros||$ 12,500,000||20||2||98||$ 300,000||$ 2,070,100|
|2004||New York Mets||$ 12,500,000||20||2||98||$ 300,000||$ 2,070,100|
|2003||Houston Astros||$ 8,500,000||60||3||93||$ 300,000||$ 2,163,527|
|2002||Houston Astros||$ 5,500,000||124||6||87||$ 200,000||$ 2,011,045|
|2001||Houston Astros||$ 3,500,000||186||11||80||$ 200,000||$ 1,897,758|
|2000||Houston Astros||$ 330,000||534||19||41||$ 200,000||$ 1,394,248|
|1999||Houston Astros||$ 260,000||611||24||32||$ 200,000||$ 1,454,491|
|1998||Houston Astros||$ 170,000||812||36||0||$ 170,000||$ 1,276,192|
|1997||Houston Astros||$ 150,000||766||32||0||$ 150,000||$ 1,182,177|