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Dave OttoHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1983-1994 MLB Years: 1987-1994
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Rated Prospect

PositionsP-236Position when DraftedP-1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid Alan Otto
Height6-7Weight210BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateNovember 12,1964 [53.098]PlaceChicago,Illinois
High SchoolElk Grove (Elk Grove,IL)
CollegeUniversity of Missouri (Columbia,MO)

DraftedSelected by the Oakland Athletics in the 2nd round (39th overall) of the 1985 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Baltimore Orioles in the 2nd round (52nd overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsDick Bogart
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1987-OAK-#4 ... 1988-OAK-#1 ... 1989-OAK-#1 ... 1990-OAK-#8
MLB DebutSeptember 8,1987 [22.300]
OrganizationsOAK [6] CLE [2] CHN [1] PIT [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID16248Retrosheet IDottod001MLBAM ID120123
RelationshipsFather of Travis Otto
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts27Walks58Hittable48SO/BB40vsPower48Hitting8Durability41Team.519Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1983MissouriCollegeNCAAFrST18822.7113121740179.2663224034600001.267.46--3.846.781.76.800-
1985MissouriCollegeNCAAJrST20854.8414140620083.2996345023720001.4610.65--2.477.753.13.615-
1985Medford A'sNwstA-oak-ST20224.0411110000042.0422719122275001.518.930.214.685.741.23.500-
1986Madison MuskiesMidwAoak-ST211372.66262606100169.015472509711256001.338.200.483.786.661.76.650-
1987Madison MuskiesMidwAoak-ST22000.0011000003.02000020000.676.00----6.000.00--
1987Huntsville StarsSouAAoak-ST22412.34981100050.0361413111254000.946.480.181.984.502.27.800-
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0412.211091100053.0381413111274000.926.450.171.874.582.45.800-
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak38Rel22009.0030300306.07661130001.3310.501.501.504.503.00-4.54
1988Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-ST23493.52212102000127.21247150763801001.468.740.494.445.641.27.308-
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak38S/R23001.80321001010.09220670101.508.10--5.406.301.17-3.17
1989Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak54ST2410133.67292812100169.0164846966112218001.338.730.323.256.502.00.435-
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak38ST24002.7011000006.26220240001.208.10--2.705.402.00-2.46
1990Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-Rel25004.5020200002.03110121002.0013.50--4.509.002.00--
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak38Rel25007.7120200202.03320320002.5711.57--11.577.710.67-4.95
1991Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-ST26564.7517152101094.21105650743627001.6210.460.674.095.891.44.455-
1991Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27S/R26284.23181441000100.01085247727473041.359.720.632.434.231.74.2003.76
1992Canton/Akron IndiansEastAAcle-ST27000.0011000003.01000110000.673.00--3.003.001.00--
1992Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-ST27322.89660100043.2351414010113101.037.21--2.062.271.10.600-
1992Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0322.70770100046.2361414011123101.016.94--2.122.311.09.600-
1992Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27ST27597.0618162000080.011064631233325011.7812.321.343.703.590.97.3575.20
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit48S/R28345.0328820007068.0854038928304031.6611.251.193.713.971.07.4295.19
1994Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-Rel29201.02514003117.2102214150000.795.090.512.047.643.751.000-
1994Chicago CubsNLMLBchn53Rel29013.8036036007045.0492019422193011.589.800.804.403.800.86.0004.98
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter10225.06109416810200317.03771891793312214415191.5710.660.933.454.071.18.3131.68
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter43403.341281181013241719.06813412683228747245101.348.490.403.585.881.64.518-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter24303.68807196141452.24462281862118229230101.388.830.423.605.781.60.444-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter412.211091100053.0371413112264000.926.280.172.044.422.17.800-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1372.62272706100172.015672509711276001.328.160.473.726.651.79.650-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter224.0411110000042.0422719122275001.518.930.214.685.741.23.500-
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1673.802726113601162.016595690571320001.369.09--3.147.272.32.696-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter7175.49363061000180.02181161101960798051.5410.880.952.993.941.32.292-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter013.8036036007045.0492019422193011.589.800.804.403.800.86.000-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter345.0328820007068.0854038928304031.6611.251.193.713.971.07.429-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter004.32936006024.1251312112160101.489.000.364.325.761.33--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings7155.0675284710140220.0261131124238410010161.5710.660.933.454.071.18.3181.68
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13123.34393634110220.020810482108714414001.348.490.403.585.881.64.520-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1985MissouriCollege-p20561704972111166221281900000.424.505.7821.28713328198.415.358.529.55014.149.600.688.0810.6338.89
1989Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak54p24294030001000000000.750.750.7501.500304.750.000.000.6830.000.000.000.000.000.00
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit48p282818041104000501000.222.222.389.6117219.308.167.167.2610.0026.320.000.000.0050.00
1994Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-p2953010000001100000.333.500.333.833104.500.000.333.40425.0025.001.000.000.000.00
1994Chicago CubsNLMLBchn53p29362000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6420041104000601000.200.200.350.5507221.286.150.150.0000.0028.570.000.000.0050.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter347040001001100000.571.625.5711.196408.667.000.143.00012.5012.501.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter347040001001100000.571.625.5711.196408.667.000.143.00012.5012.501.000.000.000.00
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter561704972111166221281900000.424.505.7821.28713328198.415.358.529.00014.149.600.688.0810.6338.89
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2818041104000501000.222.222.389.6117219.308.167.167.0000.0026.320.000.000.0050.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter362000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16251010330100001503000.200.200.350.55018553.286.150.150.0000.0028.570.000.000.0050.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162330190005005500000.571.625.5711.19619038.667.000.143.00012.5012.501.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1985Medford A's NwstA-oak20P11--14--551.0000.45------11100.014.9
1986Madison Muskies MidwAoak21P26--631123837.9741.42------26100.018.6
1987Madison Muskies MidwAoak22P1--1---111.0001.00------1100.00.7
1987Huntsville Stars SouAAoak22P9--59211614.8751.56------9100.06.3
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22P3-61---111.0000.330.17-----3100.01.9
1988Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak23P21--221212523.9201.10------21100.014.6
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23P3-1011--221.0000.670.20-----3100.01.9
1989Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak24P29--822113130.9681.03------29100.020.3
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24P1-6-1--111.0001.000.17-----1100.00.6
1990Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak25P2--11--221.0001.00------2100.01.4
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25P2-2-2-1221.0001.001.00-----2100.01.2
1991Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle26P17--417-121211.0001.24------17100.012.2
1991Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26P18-1001161-1817.9440.940.17-----18100.011.1
1992Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle27P6--312-115151.0002.50------6100.04.3
1992Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27P18-80314111817.9440.940.21-----18100.011.1
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28P28-68413-117171.0000.610.25-----28100.017.3
1994Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn29P5--31--441.0000.80------5100.03.5
1994Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29P36-45151176.8570.170.13-----36100.031.9
MLB Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P109-3171152346663.9550.580.20-----1090.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P80--2174349895.9691.19------800.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P9--59211614.8751.56------90.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P27--731123938.9741.41------270.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P11--14--551.0000.45------110.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1985Medford A's NwstA-oak2011----------
1986Madison Muskies MidwAoak2126----------
1987Madison Muskies MidwAoak221----------
1987Huntsville Stars SouAAoak229----------
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak223----------
1988Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak2321----------
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak233----------
1989Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak2429----------
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak241----------
1990Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak252----------
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak252----------
1991Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle2617----------
1991Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2618----------
1992Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle276----------
1992Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2718----------
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2828----------
1994Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn295----------
1994Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2936----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1994-12-02Released by Cubs. 
1994-01-24ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1993-08-19Released by Pirates. 
1992-12-07Selected by Pirates from Indians in the minor league draft. 
1991-01-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1990-12-20Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* 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
1987Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll2260,000-59539-344,90660,00060,000
1988Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll2362,500-60431-392,10762,500122,500
1989Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll2462,500-69139-429,80262,500185,000
1990Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll25102,000-639288515,727100,000287,000
1991Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll26100,000-62047-742,231100,000387,000
1992Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll27300,000-4281246962,245109,000687,000
1993Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll28525,000-3631260968,431109,0001,212,000
1994Chicago CubsTeam Payroll2950,000-85634-957,101109,0001,262,000
* 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