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Joey CoraTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1984-1998 MLB Years: 1987-1998
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

Positions2B-1422, SS-92, DH-22, 3B-16, C-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJose Manuel Cora
Height5-8Weight162BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateMay 14,1965 [53.042]PlaceCaguas,Puerto Rico
CollegeVanderbilt University (Nashville,TN)

DraftedSelected by the San Diego Padres [Team Picks] in the 1st round (23rd overall) of the 1985 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$80,000Signing ScoutsBill McKeon
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1986-SDN-#5 ... 1987-SDN-#6
MLB DebutApril 6,1987 [21.327]
OrganizationsSDN [6] CHA [4] SEA [4] CLE [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID10182Retrosheet IDcoraj001MLBAM ID112664
RelationshipsBrother of Alex Cora
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Player Notes:   MVP of the Cape Cod Summer League in 1984
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed79Power32Contact93XBH31RBIs33Runs69Hitting75Durability59Team.504Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984VanderbiltCollegeSo2b1945166496012533124431800000.361.462.5481.0109120197.368.187.494.44915.744.060.261.5255.3333.33
1985Spokane IndiansNwstA-sdn-2b20431704855112326132272484100.324.437.465.9027916210.361.141.365.40612.8611.430.891.4356.6729.09
1986Beaumont Golden GatorsTexAAsdn-2b21813155496553412411472833330.305.397.381.77812013371.324.076.267.35312.677.550.600.81105.0013.54
1987Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-2b2281293508191124127623925120.276.405.324.7299511363.315.048.276.34117.0810.740.630.28293.0013.58
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn42b22772412357720131511282615114.237.317.282.599689276.264.045.178.27710.149.420.930.000.0015.79
1988Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-2b2312746073136153355317441926530.296.356.361.71716621517.300.065.213.3258.513.680.430.58153.3315.44
1989Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-2b24119507791572540374015423184130.310.371.375.74619029562.329.065.197.3417.475.520.740.000.0018.47
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn5ss241219561001101000000.316.350.368.7187120.316.052.158.3285.000.000.000.000.0016.67
1990Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-ss-2b25512114174139024157291641420.351.431.498.92910522249.372.147.322.41011.656.430.550.000.0029.73
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn5ss-2b255110012273002836900011.270.311.300.611303106.297.030.140.2785.668.491.500.000.0011.11
1991South Bend White SoxMidwAcha-2b2615110000000100000.200.200.200.400105.250.000.000.1820.0020.000.000.000.000.00
1991Chicago White SoxALMLBcha212b26100228375523018116202158301.241.313.276.589635264.262.035.145.2767.587.951.050.000.009.09
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha282b-dh276812227307109103221342312.246.371.320.691398153.268.074.311.32514.388.500.590.000.0026.67
1993Chicago White SoxALMLBcha282b2815357995155151325120867639194014.268.351.349.70020230678.295.081.218.3219.889.290.940.29289.5019.35
1994South Bend Silver HawksMidwAcha-2b29311351001112100000.455.538.5451.0836113.500.090.273.48315.387.690.500.000.0020.00
1994Chicago White SoxALMLBcha282b29903125586134230843832211508.276.353.362.71511319368.297.086.221.32410.338.700.840.54156.0022.09
1995Seattle MarinersALMLBsea282b30120427641271923391873731613408.297.359.372.73115924487.312.075.187.3327.606.370.840.62142.3318.90
1996Seattle MarinersALMLBsea282b311445309015437664555353276519.291.340.417.75722149583.298.126.192.3336.005.490.911.0388.3331.82
1997Seattle MarinersALMLBsea282b32149574105172404115467534958926.300.359.441.80025355649.308.141.232.3518.177.550.921.6952.1831.98
1998Seattle MarinersALMLBsea282b33131519951472366261356250410302.283.362.385.74720035598.303.102.237.33710.378.360.811.0086.5023.81
1998Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle282b332483161940062111912003.229.326.277.60323497.257.048.193.28511.349.280.820.000.0021.05
1998Totals for AL-AL         1556021111662766321567359512305.276.357.370.72722339695.296.094.231.33010.508.490.810.86100.3323.49
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter111937346241035171413029411760380335448437658.277.348.369.71713782424279.295.092.209.0008.887.830.880.70124.4723.38
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter506197234960579241020813650253159272315130.307.390.386.7767621132290.327.079.252.00011.056.940.630.44197.2018.68
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3781471243448621741409836177105161611100.305.383.378.761556831691.323.073.236.00010.476.210.590.24367.7518.53
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter813155496553412411472833330.305.397.381.77812013371.324.076.267.00012.677.550.600.81105.0013.54
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter416461001112200000.375.444.438.8827118.429.063.188.00011.1111.111.000.000.0016.67
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter431704855112326132272484100.324.437.465.9027916210.361.141.365.00012.8611.430.891.4356.6729.09
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter45166496012533124431800000.361.462.5481.0109120197.368.187.494.00015.744.060.261.5255.3333.33
Seattle Mariners Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter544205035460011918261644224187162223721325.293.355.406.7618331632317.305.113.214.0008.076.990.871.1278.8527.17
Chicago White Sox Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter4111241214326372141084921147129204015125.263.346.336.682417621463.287.073.214.00010.058.820.880.27310.2519.02
San Diego Padres Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter14036040901120162414353515125.250.317.292.60910513402.276.042.167.0008.718.711.000.000.0014.44
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2483161940062111912003.229.326.277.60323497.257.048.193.00011.349.280.820.000.0021.05
Average MLB - Per 162 games162541901502564431795548612518.277.348.369.71719935619.295.092.209.0008.887.830.880.70124.4723.38
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626311121942583674416815197540.307.390.386.77624436733.327.079.252.00011.056.940.630.44197.2018.68

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1985Spokane Indians NwstA-sdn202B43--92123930224215.9605.00------43100.058.1
1986Beaumont Golden Gators TexAAsdn212B76--2062591366478465.9736.12------8193.855.9
1986Beaumont Golden Gators TexAAsdn21SS6--118632519.7603.17------817.44.4
1987Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn222B81--186249959444435.9805.37------81100.057.0
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn222B66--118192831318310.9754.70------7785.740.7
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn22SS6--58211513.8672.17------777.83.7
1988Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn232B117--2773372490638614.9625.25------12792.183.6
1988Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn233B5--89211917.8953.40------1273.93.6
1989Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn242B111--2303242471578554.9584.99------11993.377.6
1989Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn24SS9--1525374340.9304.44------1197.66.3
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24SS7--1014122524.9603.43------1258.34.3
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn243B2---11121.5000.50------1216.71.2
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn242B1--1---111.0001.00------128.30.6
1990Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn25SS31--74831224169157.9295.06------5160.821.5
1990Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn252B20--5165214118116.9835.80------5139.213.9
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25SS21--1317633630.8331.43------5141.213.0
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn252B15--43325128075.9385.00------5129.49.3
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25C1--3---331.0003.00-1-100.0-512.00.6
1991South Bend White Sox MidwAcha262B1--24-1661.0006.00------1100.00.7
1991Chicago White SoxALMLBcha262B80--103184933296287.9703.59------10080.049.4
1991Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26SS5--48131312.9232.40------1005.03.1
1991Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26DH2---------------1002.01.2
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha272B28--5171219124122.9844.36------6841.217.3
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27DH18---------------6826.511.1
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27SS6--95-314141.0002.33------688.83.7
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha273B5---81-98.8891.60------687.43.1
1993Chicago White SoxALMLBcha282B151--2954101985724705.9744.67------15398.793.2
1993Chicago White SoxALMLBcha283B3--13--441.0001.33------1532.01.9
1994South Bend Silver Hawks MidwAcha292B3--48141312.9234.00------3100.02.2
1994Chicago White SoxALMLBcha292B84--162195848365357.9784.25------9093.374.3
1994Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29DH1---------------901.10.9
1995Seattle MarinersALMLBsea302B112--2052622253489467.9554.17------12093.377.2
1995Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30SS1----1-1---------1200.80.7
1995Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30DH1---------------1200.80.7
1996Seattle MarinersALMLBsea312B140--2963141388623610.9794.36------14497.287.0
1996Seattle MarinersALMLBsea313B1---------------1440.70.6
1997Seattle MarinersALMLBsea322B142--3073101781634617.9734.35------14995.387.7
1998Seattle MarinersALMLBsea332B130--2122701968501482.9623.71------13199.280.7
1998Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle332B21--3140187271.9863.38------2487.513.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 11 season(s)-   2B970--1824228012352642274104.9714.23------9700.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 6 season(s)-   SS46--4152111210493.8942.02------460.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH22---------------220.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B11--112211513.8671.18------110.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C1--3---331.0003.00-1-100.0-10.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 4 season(s)-   2B329--7449755923417781719.9675.22------3290.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS40--891081531212197.9294.93------400.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B5--89211917.8953.40------50.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B76--2062591366478465.9736.12------760.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS6--118632519.7603.17------60.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B4--612151918.9474.50------40.00.0
A- Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B43--92123930224215.9605.00------430.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1985Spokane Indians NwstA-sdn20---43-------
1986Beaumont Golden Gators TexAAsdn21---766------
1987Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn22---81-------
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn22---666------
1988Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn23---117-5-----
1989Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn24---1119------
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24---172-----
1990Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn25---2031------
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25-1-1521------
1991South Bend White Sox MidwAcha26---1-------
1991Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26---805-----2
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27---2865----18
1993Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28---151-3-----
1994South Bend Silver Hawks MidwAcha29---3-------
1994Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29---84------1
1995Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30---1121-----1
1996Seattle MarinersALMLBsea31---140-1-----
1997Seattle MarinersALMLBsea32---142-------
1998Seattle MarinersALMLBsea33---130-------
1998Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33---21-------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1993Chicago White SoxChamp. SeriesMLB28622130001003600000.136.240.136.3763025.188.000.13612.0024.002.000.000.000.00
1995Seattle MarinersDiv SeriesMLB30519761011103100000.316.409.526.93510222.294.210.42113.644.550.334.5519.0033.33
1995Seattle MarinersChamp. SeriesMLB30623241000201000000.174.208.217.4255124.174.043.1744.170.000.000.000.0025.00
1997Seattle MarinersDiv SeriesMLB32417130000000400000.176.176.176.3523017.231.000.0000.0023.530.000.000.000.00
1998Cleveland IndiansDiv SeriesMLB33410200000003200000.000.231.000.2310013.000.000.30023.0815.380.670.000.000.00
1998Cleveland IndiansChamp. SeriesMLB3327110000002100000.143.333.143.476109.167.000.28622.2211.110.500.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs13461091011106700000.196.288.283.57113252.211.087.23911.5413.461.171.9246.0022.22
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs1452481001206700000.154.241.173.4149158.178.019.17310.3412.071.170.000.0012.50

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2000Daytona CubsFSLA+Minorchn35Manager1397663.5478.50 
2001Kingsport MetsAppRkMinornyn36Manager673136.46312.05 
2002Kingsport MetsAppRkMinornyn37Manager672344.34319.55 
2003Savannah Sand GnatsSALAMinormon38Manager1385880.42025.07 
2004Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha39Third Base Coach1628379.5129.02Ozzie Guillen-
2005Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha40Third Base Coach1629963.611--1Ozzie GuillenWon World Series (Astros)
2006Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha41Third Base Coach1629072.5566.03Ozzie Guillen
2007Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha42Bench Coach1627290.44424.04Ozzie Guillen
2008Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha43Bench Coach1638974.546--1Ozzie GuillenLost in 1st Round (Rays)
2009Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha44Bench Coach1627983.4887.54Ozzie Guillen
2010Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha45Bench Coach1628874.5436.02Ozzie Guillen
2011Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha46Bench Coach1627983.48816.03Ozzie Guillen,Don Cooper
2012Miami MarlinsNLMLBMLBmia47Bench Coach1626993.42629.05Ozzie Guillen
2016Altoona CurveEastAAMinorpit51Manager1407664.5430.52 Lost in Semi-Finals
2017Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit52Third Base Coach1627587.46317.04Clint Hurdle
2018Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit53Third Base Coach763640.4749.04Clint Hurdle
* 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

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1997American League Player of the Week (May 19-May 25)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1999-01-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
1998-10-29Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-08-31TradeTraded by Mariners to Indians for David Bell. 
1997-11-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mariners. 
1997-11-06Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-04-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mariners. 
1994-12-23Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-03-31TradeTraded by Padres with Warren Newson and Kevin Garner to White Sox for Steve Rosenberg and Adam Peterson. 
* 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
1985San Diego Padres-2080,000-------80,000Signing Bonus out of 1985 Draft (1st round - 23rd overall)
1987San Diego PadresTeam Payroll2260,000-59533-344,90660,000140,000
1989San Diego PadresTeam Payroll2477,500-5662630429,80262,500217,500
1990San Diego PadresTeam Payroll25100,000-64929-515,727100,000317,500
1991Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll26120,000-5482322742,231100,000437,500
1992Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll27235,000-4672042962,245109,000672,500
1993Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll28465,000-3922257968,431109,0001,137,500
1994Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll29625,000-3261664957,101109,0001,762,500
1995Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll30425,000-3541661999,520109,0002,187,500
1996Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll31850,000-2591072957,870109,0003,037,500
1997Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll321,025,000-28316691,182,177150,0004,062,500
1998Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll331,700,000-2371274++1,276,192170,0005,762,500
1998Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll331,700,000-2371774++1,276,192170,0005,762,500
* 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