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Mark RossHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1976-1991 MLB Years: 1982-1990
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Rated Prospect

PositionsP-486Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMark Joseph Ross
Height6-0Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 8,1957 [60.200]PlaceGalveston,Texas
High SchoolMount Carmel (Houston,TX)
CollegeTexas A&M University (College Station,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros in the 7th round (164th overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsStan Hollmig
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-HOU-#6
MLB DebutSeptember 12,1982 [25.035]
OrganizationsHOU [8] PIT [2] TOR [2] ATL [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID17391Retrosheet IDrossm001MLBAM ID121481
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts17Walks84Hittable37SO/BB67vsPower37Hitting0Durability60Team.515Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1976Texas A&M UniversitySWCNCAA-1S/R18213.331248210048.2402218025260001.347.40--4.624.811.04.667-
1977Texas A&M UniversitySWCNCAA-1S/R191132.41211478300112.0934530028660001.087.47--2.255.302.36.786-
1978Texas A&M UniversitySWCNCAA-1ST201142.63171617100123.01134236030660001.168.27--2.204.832.20.733-
1979Texas A&M UniversitySWCNCAA-1ST211052.22161519300113.0933928019740000.997.39--1.515.883.89.667-
1979Gulf Coast AstrosGCLRkhou-S/R21103.8621100067.05330120000.866.43--1.292.572.001.000-
1980Daytona AstrosFSLA+hou-Rel22531.7130129100458.0501411011392001.057.76--1.716.053.55.625-
1980Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-Rel22223.6714014000227.030111114131001.2610.000.331.334.333.25.500-
1980Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0752.3344143100685.0802522115523001.128.470.111.595.513.47.583-
1981GCL Astros BlueGCLRkhou-Rel23265.57221210018242.0552826116273001.6911.790.213.435.791.69.250-
1981Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-R/CL238102.2564064005922116.01033529332703001.167.990.232.485.432.19.444-
1981Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--R/CL010163.1386185007724158.01586355448976001.309.000.232.735.532.02.385-
1982Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-Rel24434.88431420026783.01065545532352001.6611.490.543.473.801.09.571-
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou47Rel24001.5040400206.03110040000.504.50----6.000.00-1.38
1983Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-Rel25112.63130130010527.02788016122001.578.89--5.273.950.75.500-
1983Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-Rel25029.9560600406.0141071422002.8419.891.425.682.840.50.000-
1983Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0134.01190190014533.2411815120144001.8110.960.275.353.740.70.250-
1984Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-R/CL26562.935705700452092.0883530524321001.228.610.492.353.131.33.455-
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou47Rel26100.0020200002.01000010000.433.86----3.860.001.0001.91
1985Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-R/CL27853.624604600381177.01093831321312001.6912.740.352.453.621.48.615-
1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou47Rel27024.85808004113.012772232001.088.311.381.382.081.50.0004.68
1986Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-Rel28554.17480480037873.0993734420261001.6212.150.492.453.191.30.500-
1987Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAApit-Rel29563.02321310015489.0874030521481001.218.760.502.124.842.29.455-
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit49Rel29009.0010100101.01111000001.009.009.00----0.00-15.87
1988Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-ST30383.6117152201099.21015040819575001.209.120.721.725.153.00.273-
1988Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor21Rel30004.9130300207.05640440001.236.14--4.914.911.00-3.31
1989Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-S/R31852.9426818207095.01024331411581001.199.660.381.045.495.27.615-
1990Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-R/CL32682.024704700361171.0732316112360001.199.210.131.514.543.00.429-
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29,30Rel32103.55909006012.211552451001.187.821.422.843.551.251.0005.02
1991Richmond BravesILAAAatl-Rel33363.50391380022982.0843532213501001.189.180.221.425.473.85.333-
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter223.83270270015141.0332018510173001.027.021.062.133.611.70.5001.44
Minor League Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter66763.3050629477503181111044.211334653844325753827001.339.740.372.214.632.09.465-
AAA Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter47543.46361263354023170767.08633662963817737516001.3510.100.442.074.392.12.465-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter11132.5491091006929170.01605448452956001.248.450.212.755.021.83.458-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter531.7130129100458.0501411011392001.057.76--1.716.053.55.625-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter365.33242220018849.0603129117293001.5711.020.183.125.331.71.333-
NCAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter34132.5466491726800396.133914811201022320001.117.69--2.315.262.27.723-
Houston Astros Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter123.3814014006121.016882282000.846.750.840.843.384.00.333-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter103.9510010007013.212663451001.177.901.982.633.291.251.000-
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter004.9130300207.05640440001.236.14--4.914.911.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings10103.83140014000785220.01711049426528816001.027.021.062.133.611.70.5001.44
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14163.301066100106723220.023898819541136001.339.740.372.214.632.09.467-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-p26578000000001400000.000.111.000.111009.000.000.125.07811.1144.444.000.000.000.00
1985Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-p27463000000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou47p2781000001000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1986Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-p28484000000000201000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
1987Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAApit-p29328000001003501000.000.273.000.2730012.000.000.375.19325.0041.671.670.000.000.00
1990Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-p32472000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29,30p3291000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1991Richmond BravesILAAAatl-p33391000000000002000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter172000001000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter269260000010041504000.000.133.000.1330034.000.000.154.00011.7644.123.750.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter269260000010041504000.000.133.000.1330034.000.000.154.00011.7644.123.750.000.000.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter91000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter81000001000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1621900000100001000000.000.000.000.0000019.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16216000001002902000.000.133.000.1330020.000.000.154.00011.7644.123.750.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1981GCL Astros Blue GCLRkhou23P22--381-1211.9170.50------22100.036.7
1981Columbus Astros SouAAhou23P63--423132827.9640.43------6498.444.7
1982Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou24P43--6151-2221.9550.49------43100.030.3
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24P4-6-1--111.0000.250.17-----4100.02.5
1983Columbus Astros SouAAhou25P13--32--551.0000.38------13100.09.1
1983Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou25P6--14--551.0000.83------6100.04.2
1984Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou26P57--917-226261.0000.46------57100.040.7
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26P2-2-------------2100.01.2
1985Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou27P46--419-223231.0000.50------46100.032.9
1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27P8-1322--441.0000.500.31-----8100.04.9
1986Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou28P48--518-223231.0000.48------48100.033.6
1987Vancouver Canadians PCLAAApit29P32--5181-2423.9580.72------32100.022.2
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29P1-1-1--111.0001.001.00-----1100.00.6
1988Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor30P17--915-124241.0001.41------17100.012.1
1988Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor30P3-7-------------3100.01.9
1989Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor31P26--611221917.8950.65------26100.017.9
1990Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit32P47--817--25251.0000.53------47100.032.0
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32P9-1213--441.0000.440.33-----9100.05.6
1991Richmond Braves ILAAAatl33P39---18--18181.0000.46------39100.027.1
MLB Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P27-4137--10101.0000.370.24-----270.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P361--5315249209205.9810.57------3610.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P76--725133332.9700.42------760.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P22--381-1211.9170.50------220.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1981GCL Astros Blue GCLRkhou2322----------
1981Columbus Astros SouAAhou2363----------
1982Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou2443----------
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou244----------
1983Columbus Astros SouAAhou2513----------
1983Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou256----------
1984Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou2657----------
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou262----------
1985Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou2746----------
1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou278----------
1986Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou2848----------
1987Vancouver Canadians PCLAAApit2932----------
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit291----------
1988Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor3017----------
1988Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor303----------
1989Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor3126----------
1990Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit3247----------
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit329----------
1991Richmond Braves ILAAAatl3339----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1995Danville BravesAppRkMinoratl37Pitching Coach672740.40323.04Max Venable
1996Macon BravesSALAMinoratl38Pitching Coach1406179.43617.04Paul Runge
1997Macon BravesSALAMinoratl39Pitching Coach1408060.571--1Brian SnitkerLost in Semi-Finals
1999Jamestown JammersNYPLA-Minoratl41Pitching Coach763838.5005.04Jim Saul
2004Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou46Scout1629270.56813.02Phil Garner,Jimy WilliamsLost NLCS (Cardinals)
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1990-01-14ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1989-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-02-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
1987-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-12-04ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1986-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-03-31Returned to Astros. 
1985-12-09Sent to Cardinals by Astros for future considerations. 
* 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
1985Houston AstrosTeam Payroll2760,000-51636-370,78060,00060,000
1987Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll2960,000-59547-344,90660,000120,000
1988Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll3062,500-60433-392,10762,500182,500
1990Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll32100,000-64943-515,727100,000282,500
* 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