Page Information
Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Fernando Valenzuela Sr.
Stat Years
1979-1997  [mlb] 1980-1997
5-11 / 195
Left / Left
P (495) ... OF (1) ... 1B (1)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
High School
None listed
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1979
Signing Scouts
Mike Brito
MLB Debut
1980-09-15 - Boxscore  (Age: 19.318)
Service Time
LAN [12] SDN [3] PHI [1] SLN [1] CAL [1] BAL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19140 ... retro id: valef001 ... mlbam id: 123619
Pitch Repertoire
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YearSplitsGGSDNSDNFGS%CGPHPRDRGFfor PHfor PRfor DRb1b2b3b4b5b6b7b8b9p Pp Cp 1Bp 2Bp 3Bp SSp LFp CFp RFp DH
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1982Log - Splits3737019100.0182731002793239383738393837396837000000000
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1985Log - Splits3535021100.01428---14031123036363535383536367035000000000
1986Log - Splits3434014100.0204611104233036373435353636407534000000000
1987Log - Splits3434022100.01231---803962335353634353534366534000000000
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1996Log - Splits333123193.909---505113032323231323231314033000000000
1997Log - Splits1818017100.014---101821918181818181918182218000000000
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started DNS Did not start. Count of games not started DNF Did not finish. Count of games not finished. GS% Games Started Percentage CG Complete Games PH Pinch hit appearances in games context and Pinch hits in On Base context PR Entered game as Pinch Runner DR Entered game as defensive replacement GF Games Finished for PH Left game for Pinch hitter for PR Left game for Pinch runner for DR Left game for defensive replacement b1 Games at batting slot #1 (Leadoff) b2 Games at batting slot #2 b3 Games at batting slot #3 b4 Games at batting slot #4 (Cleanup) b5 Games at batting slot #5 b6 Games at batting slot #6 b7 Games at batting slot #7 b8 Games at batting slot #8 b9 Games at batting slot #9 p P Games at pitcher position p C Games at catcher p 1B Games at First Base p 2B Games at Second Base p 3B Games at Third Base p SS Games at Shortstop p LF Games at Left Field p CF Games at Center Field p RF Games at Right Field p DH Games as Designated Hitter

On Base

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1980Log - Splits106659.
1981Log - Splits25758684.
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1985Log - Splits351109986.
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YearSplitsGPAABOutsGOAOGO%FOLOPOFrcFCProdBuntSHSFGDPGDP-OGDP%IF OutOF OutIF Out%loc Ploc Cloc 1Bloc 2Bloc 3Bloc SSloc LFloc CFloc RFSOSO-swSO-caSo-3SO-FTSO Sw%
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1997Log - Splits18419359254106871.225214211512412622375.411336068.9222142338342021196140208065.57
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) G Games Played (or Pitched) PA Plate Appearances AB At Bats GO Groundouts AO Air out (Fly Outs + Popouts + Lineouts) FO Fly outs LO Lineouts PO Putouts Frc Forceouts. Groundout with runner ahead of him forced out on base. FC Fielders Choice Prod Productive out. At the very least, a runner was advanced on the out SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies GDP Grounded into Double Play GDP-O Double Play Opportunities for Batter (Runner on 1st + less than 2 outs) GDP% Grounded into double play percentage. Double Plays vs Opportunities IF Out Infield Outs OF out Outfield Outs IF Out% Percentage of outs in the infield loc P Balls fielded by pitcher loc C Balls fielded by catcher loc 1B Balls fielded by first baseman loc 2B Balls fielded by second baseman loc 3B Balls fielded by third baseman loc SS Balls fielded by shortstop loc LF Balls fielded by left field loc CF Balls fielded by center field loc RF Balls fielded by right field SO Strikeouts SO-Sw Strikeouts Swinging SO-Ca Strikeouts Looking (or Called) SO-3 Strikeouts on 3 Pitches SO-FT Strikeout on Foul Tip SO SW% Percentage of strikeouts on swings


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1980Log - Splits106613.197215.3811001100010.00010.00---0---00411
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1993Log - Splits32768262.34110439.699540141220103522.2220676.924544.4408222126
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1995Log - Splits29395135.3425339.264400431051525.006650.002166.670418612
1996Log - Splits33741244.3297731.56121011770052715.6312860.006460.0018221822
1997Log - Splits18419157.3756138.859450651091833.3314477.782340.000529166
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) G Games Played (or Pitched) PA Plate Appearances OB On Base (including Homers) mOBP Modified On Base Percentage. Includes all times on base, whether earned or not. R Runs R% Run%. Runs/OnBase. % of time on base that he scores SB Stolen Bases (Total) SB2 Steals of 2nd base SB3 Steals of 3rd base SBH Steals of home CS Caught Stealings CS2 Caught stealing second base CS3 Caught stealing third base CSH Caught stealing home S1-3 1b to 3b on a single while a baserunner S1-2 1b to 2b on a single while a baserunner S1-3% % of times going first to third on a single S2-H 2b to home on a single while a baserunner S2-3 2b to 3b on a single while a baserunner S2-H% % of times second to home on a single D1-H Scored from first base on a double D1-3 1b to 3b on a double D1-H% % of times scoring from first base on a double DI Defensive Indifference. Defense allowed steal without attempt to throw out Adv WP Advanced on Wild Pitch or Passed Ball Adv Out Advanced safely on an out FrcR Forced out as runner. OOB Thrown Out on Bases as baserunner, excludes while batter


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1989Log - Splits31852738981162344319741464281507115414624941966057.3342.5214.3542.4619.224.0445.177.548026312556.3430.8714.67
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1991Log - Splits236313501529458112754672403061.8438.1615.7944.0816.424.2244.883.32412866.6733.3322.22
1993Log - Splits327686747978431131844126919043711851406557662859.2440.7617.8945.1713.514.0544.781.84182189754.4328.3912.63
1994Log - Splits818217071907164552614995306359146416063.5536.4520.3950.1413.653.9344.687.9101562055.4930.7710.99
1995Log - Splits2939534934570148488859688243542645259528359.8440.1617.4543.4613.643.7643.971.6211944753.4223.8011.90
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1997Log - Splits18419359466151631931700104257561673248031357.0842.9215.2141.2615.453.8946.574.72121064550.6025.3010.74
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) G Games Played (or Pitched) PA Plate Appearances AB At Bats BB Walks SO Strikeouts HBP Hit by a Pitch Pit Pitches Str Strikes Bal Balls SwMs Swing and Miss Cal Called Strikes Swings Batter swung at pitch, regardless of result Foul Foul Balls IntB Intentional Balls InPl Balls put in Play Str% Strike percentage. Total Strikes / Total Pitches Bal% Balls percentage Foul% Foul ball percentage, of all pitches Sw% Swing Percentage. Total Swings / Total Pitches SwMs% Swing and Miss%. When swinging, how much does he miss P/PA Pitches per Plate Appearance IP-SW% Percentage of swings that are put in play IP-PA% % of Plate Appearances where ball is put into play FPS First Pitch Strike FPSw First Pitch Swing FPIP First Pitch in Play FPS% % of Plate Appearances with First Pitch as Strike FPSw% First Pitch Swing Percentage FPIP% First Pitch in Play Percentage