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Neal HeatonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1979-1993 MLB Years: 1982-1993
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PositionsP-428Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameNeal Heaton
Height6-1Weight205BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateMarch 3,1960 [58.108]PlaceJamaica,New York
High SchoolSachem East (Farmingville,NY)
CollegeUniversity of Miami (Miami,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Cleveland Indians [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (39th overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-CLE-#1
MLB DebutSeptember 3,1982 [22.184]
OrganizationsCLE [6] PIT [3] MON [2] KCA [1] MIL [1] MIN [1] NYA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID12605Retrosheet IDheatn001MLBAM ID115683
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts26Walks54Hittable40SO/BB38vsPower40Hitting21Durability70Team.491Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1979MiamiCollegeNCAAFrS/R19821.7013103320084.256231603300001.055.95--3.51--0.00.800-
1980MiamiCollegeNCAASoST201842.09221937300151.09643350721300001.115.72--4.297.751.81.818-
1981MiamiCollegeNCAAJrST211612.162020010500154.010246370561720001.025.95--3.2710.033.07.941-
1981Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcle-ST21443.9711110400077.06142341327502001.147.131.523.165.841.85.500-
1982Charleston CharliesILAAAcle-ST221054.01292905200172.2194977716661057001.5110.110.833.445.471.59.667-
1982Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle44S/R22025.23844000031.0322118116144001.559.290.294.654.060.88.0003.78
1983Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle44S/R231174.1639162343197149.015779691144751011.359.460.662.654.521.70.6113.61
1984Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle44ST2412155.21383444120198.22311281152175753101.5410.460.953.403.401.00.4444.52
1985Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle44ST259174.90363335120207.22441191131980822271.5610.570.823.473.551.03.3464.34
1986Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle44ST26364.2412120200074.0734235834242011.448.840.974.122.910.71.3334.94
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin32S/R26493.98211743021124.012860551847662001.419.271.303.404.781.40.3084.73
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26ST2713104.52323203100193.02071039725371052531.269.641.161.724.892.84.5654.09
1988Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26S/R283104.99321121007297.09854541443431531.459.061.293.983.981.00.2315.17
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26S/R29673.054218241050147.012755501255674561.247.760.733.364.091.22.4624.15
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26S/R301293.45302460020146.014366561738684121.248.821.052.344.191.79.5714.21
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26Rel31334.3342141005068.2723733621340141.359.440.792.754.461.62.5004.09
1992Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAmil-S/R32213.52642000023.0231091890001.359.000.393.133.521.13.667-
1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26,46Rel32314.1731031008041.0432119522293111.599.441.104.836.371.32.7504.64
1992Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil27Rel32000.0010100101.00000120001.00----9.0018.002.00-1.78
1993New York YankeesALMLBnya53Rel33106.0018018009027.0341918611152031.6711.332.003.675.001.361.0006.32
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter80964.3738220218022662101504.015898047321635246993021311.409.490.973.134.171.33.4551.58
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter16103.96464429200272.2278149120301011649001.399.180.993.335.411.62.615-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1263.96353325200195.22171078617741147001.499.980.783.405.241.54.667-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter443.9711110400077.06142341327502001.147.131.523.165.841.85.500-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter4272.0355496201000389.12541128801613020001.065.86--3.726.971.88.857-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter35474.771339934155237659.07373893506024927012391.4910.030.823.393.681.08.427-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter21193.46114437110120361.13421581393511416987121.268.500.872.834.201.48.525-
Montreal Expos Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter16204.686443213172290.2305157151398014831061.329.441.212.484.581.85.444-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter314.1731031008041.0432119522293111.599.441.104.836.371.32.750-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter493.98211743021124.012860551847662001.419.271.303.404.781.40.308-
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter106.0018018009027.0341918611152031.6711.332.003.675.001.361.000-
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100101.00000120001.00----9.0018.002.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12144.375629273191220.023211710724761024351.409.490.973.134.171.33.4621.58
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1383.96373617200220.02241209724811327001.399.180.993.335.411.62.619-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26p27326761420061011406001.209.221.239.46016274.264.030.060.2051.3518.9214.000.000.0014.29
1988Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26p283221130002000604000.143.143.143.2863025.200.000.000.1290.0024.000.000.000.000.00
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26p2944422900020101602000.214.214.214.4289044.346.000-.024.1950.0036.360.000.000.000.00
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26p3032433200011041303003.047.128.047.1752050.067.000.116.0998.0026.003.250.000.000.00
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26p314414041001001200000.286.333.357.6905115.333.071.143.3156.6713.332.000.000.0025.00
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter18418712323001221651015004.171.197.187.384353208.235.016.053.0002.8824.528.500.000.009.38
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1209951510041153105003.152.192.162.354161109.221.010.061.0004.5928.446.200.000.006.67
Montreal Expos Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6488717200810120010001.193.202.216.41819299.250.023.045.0001.0120.2020.000.000.0011.76
Average MLB - Per 162 games16216511283001121545013004.171.197.187.384313183.235.016.053.0002.8824.528.500.000.009.38

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1981Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcle21P11--210--12121.0001.09------11100.07.7
1982Charleston Charlies ILAAAcle22P29--527433632.8891.10------29100.020.7
1982Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22P8-3123--551.0000.630.16-----8100.04.9
1983Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23P39-149714--21211.0000.540.14-----39100.024.1
1984Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24P38-1989192-3028.9330.740.14-----38100.023.5
1985Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25P36-207821113029.9670.810.14-----36100.022.2
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26P21-1241113112524.9601.140.19-----21100.013.0
1986Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26P12-74211--13131.0001.080.18-----12100.07.4
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27P32-193528313633.9171.030.17-----32100.019.8
1988Montreal ExposNLMLBmon28P32-97614122120.9520.630.21-----32100.019.8
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29P42-147628113534.9710.810.23-----4495.525.9
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30P30-146522212927.9310.900.18-----3293.818.5
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31P42-68181-109.9000.210.13-----4495.525.9
1992Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil32P6--31-1441.0000.67------6100.04.2
1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32P31-41521-87.8750.230.17-----31100.019.1
1992Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil32P1-1-------------1100.00.6
1993New York YankeesALMLBnya33P18-2716--771.0000.390.26-----18100.011.1
MLB Totals for P - 12 season(s)-   P382-150368189137270257.9520.670.17-----3820.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P35--828444036.9001.03------350.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P11--210--12121.0001.09------110.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1981Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcle2111----------
1982Charleston Charlies ILAAAcle2229----------
1982Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle228----------
1983Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2339----------
1984Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2438----------
1985Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2536----------
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2621----------
1986Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2612----------
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2732----------
1988Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2832----------
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2942----------
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3030----------
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3142----------
1992Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil326----------
1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3231----------
1992Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil321----------
1993New York YankeesALMLBnya3318----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1993-07-27Released by Yankees. 
1993-02-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1992-10-15Released by Brewers. 
1992-08-12ContractSigned as Free Agent by Brewers. 
1992-07-30Released by Royals. 
1992-03-10TradeTraded by Pirates to Royals for Kirk Gibson. 
1989-12-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1989-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-03-28TradeTraded by Expos to Pirates for Brett Gideon. 
1987-02-03TradeTraded by Twins with Jeff Reed, Yorkis Perez and Al Cardwood to Expos for Tom Nieto and Jeff Reardon. 
1986-06-20TradeTraded by Indians to Twins for John Butcher. 
* 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
1985Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll25225,000-3831437370,78060,000225,000
1986Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll26310,000-3371352386,34760,000535,000
1986Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll26310,000-3371052386,34760,000535,000
1987Montreal ExposTeam Payroll27400,000-236667++344,90660,000935,000
1988Montreal ExposTeam Payroll28625,000-177675++392,10762,5001,560,000
1989Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll29650,000-197776++429,80262,5002,210,000
1990Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll30700,000-226968++515,727100,0002,910,000
1991Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll311,000,000-206871++742,231100,0003,910,000
1992Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll321,100,000-2481070++962,245109,0005,010,000
1992Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll321,100,000-2481270++962,245109,0005,010,000
1993New York YankeesTeam Payroll33250,000-4772147968,431109,0005,260,000
* 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