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Jeff DatzTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1982-1990 MLB Years: 1989-1989
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Drafted

PositionsC-517, 1B-10, DH-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJeffrey William Datz
Height6-4Weight220BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 28,1959 [58.352]PlaceCamden,New Jersey
High SchoolClearview (Mullica Hill,NJ)
CollegeRowan University (Glassboro,NJ)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 19th round (485th overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 27th round (680th overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutSeptember 5,1989 [29.282]
OrganizationsHOU [7] DET [1] NYA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID10496Retrosheet IDdatzj001MLBAM ID113066
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed22Power54Contact61XBH58RBIs48Runs37Hitting40Durability43Team.490Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1982RowanCollegeSrc223612015498114450026000000.408.514.8421.35610123146.330.434.650.57317.810.000.009.598.5746.94
1982Auburn AstrosNYPLA-hou-c223611615264041511152400100.224.311.362.673428132.247.138.267.30711.3618.181.603.0329.0030.77
1983Daytona AstrosFSLA+hou-c234714317399021900132100010.273.333.378.7115411156.308.105.196.3218.3313.461.621.2871.5028.21
1983Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-c23391241524313113162901000.194.231.306.537387131.228.112.177.2434.5822.144.832.2941.3329.17
1983Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         86267326312153031195001010.236.287.345.6329218287.274.109.187.2856.6217.422.631.7453.4028.57
1984Auburn AstrosNYPLA-hou-c24247121400080291530200.197.306.197.50314085.241.000.099.25010.5917.651.670.000.000.00
1984Daytona AstrosFSLA+hou-c241123552015003200000.217.308.435.74310326.200.218.348.33311.547.690.673.8523.0060.00
1984Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         35947192011302121730200.202.306.255.561243111.231.053.160.27010.8115.321.420.9094.0015.79
1985Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-c25531501629503131172061300.193.253.287.540438167.200.094.140.2474.1911.982.861.8050.0027.59
1986Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-c2659191266213162501202612120.325.390.497.8879520215.350.172.272.3899.3012.091.302.7931.8332.26
1986Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-c2625010000000300000.200.200.200.400105.500.000.000.1800.0060.000.000.000.000.00
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         61196266313162501202912120.321.385.490.8759620220.352.169.265.3859.0913.181.452.7332.6731.75
1987Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-c271214085510121084214306953200.248.306.358.66414629448.279.110.176.2966.7015.402.301.7951.0028.71
1988Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-c286014818337021120223002110.223.322.311.633469173.265.088.250.29312.7217.341.361.1674.0027.27
1989Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-c2977247266113031801162824100.247.297.336.6338316270.267.089.150.2905.9310.371.751.1182.3326.23
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet43c29710020000001110001.200.333.200.5332012.222.000.100.2728.338.331.000.000.000.00
1990Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-c30286341540010005910110.238.300.302.60219470.273.064.143.2727.1412.861.800.000.0026.67
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter710020000001110001.200.333.200.5332012.222.000.100.0008.338.331.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter55716891994108123217781114627618131250.243.308.350.6585911151878.271.107.192.0007.7714.701.891.7052.7828.05
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1674634811024053921437036320.238.305.322.62714929518.269.084.179.0008.3013.511.630.9792.6026.36
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter27287311221642220915763144127620.247.305.369.67432264961.274.122.191.0006.5614.982.292.0843.6529.63
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter58166224411032400162300010.265.330.386.7166414182.293.121.217.0008.7912.641.441.6555.3331.82
A- Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6018717404042313243930300.214.309.299.608568217.245.085.203.00011.0617.971.631.8446.7520.00
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3612015498114450026000000.408.514.8421.35610123146.330.434.650.00017.810.000.009.598.5746.94
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter710020000001110001.200.333.200.5332012.222.000.100.0008.338.331.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16223104600000023232300023.200.333.200.533460278.222.000.100.0008.338.331.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1624915811924195123428054310.243.308.350.65817233546.271.107.192.0007.7714.701.891.7052.7828.05

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1982Auburn Astros NYPLA-hou22C36--2602733290287.9907.97-----836100.048.6
1983Daytona Astros FSLA+hou23C45--2153844257253.9845.62-----64795.733.6
1983Columbus Astros SouAAhou23C38--1303563171165.9654.34-----43997.426.6
1984Auburn Astros NYPLA-hou24C24--1471841169165.9766.88-----524100.031.6
1984Daytona Astros FSLA+hou24C9--4362-5149.9615.44-----31181.86.3
1984Daytona Astros FSLA+hou241B1--2---221.0002.00------119.10.7
1985Columbus Astros SouAAhou25C47--1842264212206.9724.38------5388.732.6
1985Columbus Astros SouAAhou251B5--305-135351.0007.00------539.43.5
1986Columbus Astros SouAAhou26C56--3093925350348.9946.21-----75994.940.0
1986Columbus Astros SouAAhou261B1--11--111111.00011.00------591.70.7
1986Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou26C1--5---551.0005.00------250.00.7
1987Columbus Astros SouAAhou27C107--6757457754749.9937.00-----1612188.474.8
1987Columbus Astros SouAAhou271B3--12--112121.0004.00------1212.52.1
1988Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou28C53--2393474280273.9755.15-----46088.337.1
1989Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet29C74--4195599483474.9816.41-----77796.151.0
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet29C6--171--18181.0003.00--10.0-785.73.7
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet29DH1---------------714.30.6
1990Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya30C21--807118887.9894.14-----22875.014.4
MLB Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C6--171--18181.0003.00--10.0-60.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 4 season(s)-   C149--743961714856839.9805.63-----131490.00.0
AA Totals for C - 4 season(s)-   C248--1298170191914871468.9875.92-----272480.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B9--535-358581.0006.44------90.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C54--2584464308302.9815.59-----9540.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--2---221.0002.00------10.00.0
A- Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C60--4074574459452.9857.53-----13600.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1982Auburn Astros NYPLA-hou22-36---------
1983Daytona Astros FSLA+hou23-45---------
1983Columbus Astros SouAAhou23-38---------
1984Auburn Astros NYPLA-hou24-24---------
1984Daytona Astros FSLA+hou24-91--------
1985Columbus Astros SouAAhou25-475--------
1986Columbus Astros SouAAhou26-561--------
1986Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou26-1---------
1987Columbus Astros SouAAhou27-1073--------
1988Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou28-53---------
1989Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet29-74---------
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet29-6--------1
1990Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya30-21---------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1991Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle31Scout16257105.35234.07Mike Hargrove,John McNamara
1994Watertown IndiansNYPLA-Minorcle34Manager744826.649--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
1995Columbus Red StixxSALAMinorcle35Manager1428062.563--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
1996Canton/Akron IndiansEastAAMinorcle36Manager1427171.50015.03 
1997Akron AerosEastAAMinorcle37Manager1415190.36234.55 
1998Buffalo BisonsILAAAMinorcle38Manager1438162.566--1 League Champions
1999Buffalo BisonsILAAAMinorcle39Manager1447272.5006.04 
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle40Minor League Field Coordinator1629072.5565.02Charlie Manuel
2001Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle41Minor League Field Coordinator1629171.562--1Charlie ManuelLost in 1st Round (Mariners)
2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle42Third Base Coach1627488.45720.53Charlie Manuel,Joel Skinner-
2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle42Bench Coach1627488.45720.53Charlie Manuel,Joel Skinner-
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle43First Base Coach1626894.42022.04Eric Wedge-
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle44First Base Coach1628082.49412.03Eric Wedge-
2005Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle45Bench Coach1629369.5746.02Eric Wedge-
2006Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle46Third Base Coach1627884.48118.04Eric Wedge
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle47Bench Coach1629666.593--1Eric WedgeLost in ALCS (Boston)
2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle48Bench Coach1628181.5007.53Eric Wedge
2009Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle49Bench Coach1626597.40121.55Eric Wedge
2010Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal50Bench Coach1626696.40730.05Buck Showalter,Juan Samuel,Dave Trembley
2011Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea51Third Base Coach1626795.41429.04Eric Wedge
2012Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea52Third Base Coach1627587.46318.04Eric Wedge
2013Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea53Third Base Coach1627191.43825.04Eric Wedge,Robby Thompson
* 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 DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1989-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-11-14ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1988-10-15Free 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1989Detroit TigersTeam Payroll2962,500-69133-429,80262,50062,500
* 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