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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Ronald Maurice Darling
Stat Years
1981-1995  [mlb] 1983-1995
Height/Weight
6-3 / 195
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (448) ... DH (1)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1960-08-19 in Honolulu, Hawaii   [59.152]
Death
High School
St. John's (Shrewsbury,MA)
Colleges
Yale University (New Haven, Connecticut)
Draft
Selected by the Texas Rangers in Round #1 (#9 overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1983-09-06 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.018)
Service Time
Organizations
NYN [10] OAK [5] MON [1] TEX [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 10485 ... retro id: darlr001 ... mlbam id: 113054
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1981Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-201---424.4413132200071.0724335433536021.489.130.514.186.725.451.61.667
    1981Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAA----201---424.4413132200071.0724335433536021.489.130.514.186.725.451.61.667
    1982Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-212---793.73262662000152.01437663189511412051.578.471.075.636.754.501.20.438
    1982Minor Totals: NYNbyYearAAA----211---793.73262662000152.01437663189511412051.578.471.075.636.754.501.20.438
    1983Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-223---1094.02272751000159.013783711210210710011.507.750.685.776.064.701.05.526
    1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn44223Log - Sp - Ext - Perf132.80551000035.1311111017233231.367.900.004.335.862.801.35.250
    1983Minor Totals: NYNbyYearAAA----221---1094.02272751000159.013783711210210710011.507.750.685.776.064.701.05.526
    1983MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf132.82551000035.3311111017233231.377.950.004.365.902.821.35.250
    1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn44234Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1293.81333322000205.21799787171041367151.387.830.744.555.954.241.31.571
    1984MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1293.82333322000205.71799787171041367151.387.850.754.565.964.251.31.571
    1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn12245Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1662.90363542110248.02149380211141677131.327.770.764.146.063.381.46.727
    1985MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1662.90363542110248.02149380211141677131.327.770.764.146.063.381.46.727
    1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn12256Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1562.81343442000237.0203847421811847331.207.710.803.086.993.192.27.714
    1986MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1562.81343442000237.0203847421811847331.207.710.803.086.993.192.27.714
    1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn12267Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1284.29323220000207.21831119924961676331.347.931.044.167.244.811.74.600
    1987MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1284.30323220000207.71831119924961676331.357.951.044.177.254.821.74.600
    1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn12278Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1793.25343474000240.2218978724601617251.168.150.902.246.023.632.68.654
    1988MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1793.26343474000240.7218978724601617251.168.170.902.256.033.632.68.654
    1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn15289Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14143.52333340000217.121410085197015312431.318.860.792.906.344.142.19.500
    1989MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14143.52333340000217.321410085197015312431.318.870.792.906.344.152.19.500
    1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn152910Log - Sp - Ext - Perf794.503318103150126.013573632044995151.429.641.433.147.075.212.25.438
    1990MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf794.503318103150126.013573632044995151.429.641.433.147.075.212.25.438
    1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn153011Log - Sp - Ext - Perf563.87171700000102.1965044928589461.218.440.792.465.104.402.07.455
    1991Montreal ExposNLMLBmon153011Log - Sp - Ext - Perf027.41330000017.025161465114011.7613.243.182.655.828.472.20.000
    1991Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak173011Log - Sp - Ext - Perf374.0812120000075.0643434738603121.367.680.844.567.204.081.58.300
    1991MLB Totals: NYN-MON-OAKbyYearMLB----303Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8154.27323200000194.318510092227112916591.328.581.023.295.984.641.82.348
    1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak173112Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15103.66333343000206.1198988415729913041.318.640.653.144.324.271.38.600
    1992MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15103.67333343000206.3198988415729913041.318.650.663.144.324.281.38.600
    1993Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak173213Log - Sp - Ext - Perf595.16312930120178.01981071022272953151.5210.011.113.644.805.411.32.357
    1993MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf595.16312930120178.01981071022272953151.5210.011.113.644.805.411.32.357
    1994Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak173314Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10114.50252540000160.0162898018591086171.389.111.013.326.085.011.83.476
    1994MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10114.50252540000160.0162898018591086171.389.111.013.326.085.011.83.476
    1995Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak173415Log - Sp - Ext - Perf476.23212110000104.012479721646695041.6310.731.383.985.976.841.50.364
    1995MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf476.23212110000104.012479721646695041.6310.731.383.985.976.841.50.364
    MLB Totals (15 yrs)1361163.87382364371351802,360.322441139101623990615909724591.338.560.913.456.064.341.75.540
    National League Totals (10 yrs)99723.54260244251041601,637.0149873264416161911596721371.298.240.893.406.374.021.87.579
    American League Totals (5 yrs)37444.63122120123120723.374640737278287431303221.439.290.973.575.365.071.50.457
    Minor League Totals21203.986666135000382.03522021693423027428081.528.290.805.426.464.761.19.512
    Minor: AA Totals424.4413132200071.0724335433536021.489.130.514.186.725.451.61.667
    Minor: AAA Totals17183.885353113000311.02801591343019722122061.538.100.875.706.404.601.12.486
    New York Mets Totals (9 yrs)99703.50257241251041601,620.0147371663015561411486321361.298.180.863.416.383.981.87.586
    Oakland Athletics Totals (5 yrs)37444.63122120123120723.374640737278287431303221.439.290.973.575.365.071.50.457
    Montreal Expos Totals (1 yrs)027.41330000017.025161465114011.7613.243.182.655.828.472.20.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1982Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-21p---1271000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn4422pL-S-E-P2510010000000301000.100.100.100.2001110.000.000.1430.0027.270.000.00.000.0
    1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn4423pL-S-E-P3396771010030011906101.149.159.164.32375111.030.015.2041.3325.3319.000.00.0010.0
    1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn1224pL-S-E-P44276913400010425013000.171.213.224.43793174.118.053.2554.3026.886.250.00.0030.8
    1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn1225pL-S-E-P5348148200000329010000.099.131.123.25494102.062.024.1543.1930.859.670.00.0025.0
    1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn1226pL-S-E-P6326558500400222010000.123.149.200.34977135.108.077.1862.6028.5711.000.00.0062.5
    1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn1227pL-S-E-P7348241842040012109001.220.229.317.54692266.110.097.2951.0922.8321.000.00.0033.3
    1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn1528pL-S-E-P835738910250012815000.123.147.219.36680163.110.096.1631.2535.0028.0036.52.5033.3
    1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn1529pL-S-E-P934312400020031205000.129.206.129.3353940.097.000.2117.6930.774.000.00.000.0
    1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn1530pL-S-E-P1017340430010001405000.118.118.206.3243973.088.088.2000.0035.900.000.00.0075.0
    1991Montreal ExposNLMLBmon1530pL-S-E-P1036011002000201000.167.167.333.500721.167.166.2500.0028.570.000.00.00100.0
    1994Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak1733pL-S-E-P11271000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (11 yrs)30252639762122211015175165102.144.169.203.37260810725.089.059.2112.4728.7811.67263.00.3332.9
    National League Totals (10 yrs)27552539762122211015175165102.145.170.204.37460710725.090.059.2122.4728.8311.67262.50.3332.9
    American League Totals (1 yrs)271000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals271000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals271000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    New York Mets Totals (9 yrs)27251939752022191015173164102.145.170.202.37260010524.089.057.2122.5028.8311.53259.50.3332.0
    Oakland Athletics Totals (1 yrs)271000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Montreal Expos Totals (1 yrs)36011002000201000.167.167.333.500721.167.166.2500.0028.570.000.00.00100.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1981Tulsa DrillersTexAA20P1300.0612121918.9471.400.0019.7100.012
    1982Tidewater TidesILAAA21P2600.01226444238.9051.500.0019.096.35
    1983Tidewater TidesILAAA22P2700.02630255856.9662.100.0019.4100.04
    1983New York MetsNLMLB22P5035.12601881.0001.600.233.1100.013
    1984New York MetsNLMLB23P330205.21738335855.9481.700.2720.484.66
    1985New York MetsNLMLB24P360248.02447257371.9732.000.2922.285.74
    1986New York MetsNLMLB25P340237.02447777871.9102.100.3021.0100.04
    1987New York MetsNLMLB26P320207.21743356360.9521.900.2919.8100.06
    1988New York MetsNLMLB27P340240.21735345552.9451.500.2221.3100.05
    1989New York MetsNLMLB28P330217.11537455652.9291.600.2420.494.36
    1990New York MetsNLMLB29P330126.0722203129.9350.900.2320.497.17
    1991New York MetsNLMLB30P170102.1717502924.8281.400.2410.6100.011
    1991Oakland AthleticsALMLB30P12075.0890117171.0001.400.237.4100.014
    1991Montreal ExposNLMLB30P3017.0311154.8001.300.241.9100.017
    1992Oakland AthleticsALMLB31P330206.11126424137.9021.100.1820.4100.06
    1992Oakland AthleticsALMLB31DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.63.013
    1993Oakland AthleticsALMLB32P310178.01217103029.9670.900.1619.1100.010
    1994Oakland AthleticsALMLB33P250160.0326213129.9351.200.1821.992.69
    1995Oakland AthleticsALMLB34P210104.010200230301.0001.400.2914.6100.011
    MLB Totals - (P)38202,3581773913737605568.9391.500.240.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)530038566910094.9401.800.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)1300612121918.9471.400.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1981Minor13----------
    1982Minor26----------
    1983MLB5----------
    1983Minor27----------
    1984MLB33----------
    1985MLB36----------
    1986MLB34----------
    1987MLB32----------
    1988MLB34----------
    1989MLB33----------
    1990MLB33----------
    1991MLB32----------
    1992MLB33---------1
    1993MLB31----------
    1994MLB25----------
    1995MLB21----------
    Totals448---------1