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Orestes DestradeTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1981-1994 MLB Years: 1987-1994
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Played in Japan
Rated Prospect

Positions1B-831, OF-111, DH-2Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameOrestes (Cucuas) Destrade
Height6-4Weight210BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateMay 8,1962 [56.046]PlaceSantiago,Cuba
High SchoolColumbus (Miami,FL)
CollegeFlorida College (Temple Terrace,FL)

DraftedSelected by the California Angels [Team Picks] in the 23rd round (589th overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1984-NYA-#5 ... 1985-NYA-#9 ... 1986-NYA-#9 ... 1987-NYA-#5
MLB DebutSeptember 11,1987 [25.126]
OrganizationsNYA [7] MIA [2] PIT [2] Awards0
TBC Player ID10695Retrosheet IDdesto001MLBAM ID113297
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed29Power82Contact30XBH82RBIs73Runs40Hitting48Durability69Team.534Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981Paintsville YankeesAppRknya-1b19632085157121144621484921130.274.413.543.95611327260.295.269.505.42718.4618.851.025.3814.8647.37
1982Oneonta YankeesNYPLA-nya-1b20641944445121430112385630440.232.360.366.7267117239.297.134.376.32815.9023.431.471.6748.5037.78
1982Greensboro HornetsSALAnya-1b20431229224111411274201400.180.320.254.574316154.253.074.295.27717.5327.271.560.65122.0027.27
1982Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1073165367162544123659831840.212.344.323.66710223393.281.111.345.30816.5424.941.511.2763.2034.33
1983Fort Lauderdale YankeesFSLA+nya-of2112742561124245187434828611280.292.406.499.90521247511.328.207.398.39916.0516.831.053.5223.6137.90
1984Fort Lauderdale YankeesFSLA+nya-1b22953084068142125734648221680.221.353.396.74912228381.255.175.380.33516.8021.521.283.1525.6741.18
1984Nashville SoundsSouAAnya-of223512115296061201153600100.240.321.438.7595312137.288.198.314.34110.9526.282.404.3820.1741.38
1984Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         13042955972021869357911821780.226.344.408.75217540518.263.182.361.33615.2522.781.493.4723.8341.24
1985Albany/Colonie YankeesEastAAnya-1b23136471821192452372948612910680.253.365.471.83622252564.295.218.412.36615.2522.871.504.0820.4843.70
1986Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-1b24983595999214195614408800350.276.346.515.86118544402.314.239.343.3729.9521.892.204.7318.8944.44
1987Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-1b25135465761192632581027911850390.256.368.486.85422654552.289.230.396.36714.3121.381.494.5318.6045.38
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya531b-dh25919550001005500001.263.417.263.6805024.357.000.263.33420.8320.831.000.000.000.00
1988Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-1b26772733774161124222446700170.271.371.469.84012829318.318.198.359.37013.8421.071.523.7722.7539.19
1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit21b2636472710130051700100.149.226.234.46011253.200.085.191.2179.4332.083.401.8947.0028.57
1989Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-1b27331008236011701131331120.230.333.320.653327118.253.090.210.30011.0211.021.000.85100.0030.43
1989SeibuJap PacIntl-27832925675003281000000000.257.257.586.84317132292.165.329.329.3720.000.000.0010.969.1342.67
1990SeibuJap PacIntl-2813047681125190421061000000000.263.263.567.83027061476.191.304.326.3620.000.000.008.8211.3348.80
1991SeibuJap PacIntl-2913043790117210399215011910000000.268.424.5841.00825560556.262.316.622.44321.4017.990.847.0111.2151.28
1992SeibuJap PacIntl-3012844887119004187000000000.266.266.540.80624241448.192.274.275.3580.000.000.009.1510.9334.45
1993Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo391b311535696114520320870258130316817.255.324.406.73023143637.294.151.250.3219.1120.412.243.1428.4529.66
1994Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo391b323913012274051510193220112.208.316.354.670469152.234.146.300.30112.5021.051.683.2926.0033.33
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter23776580184253261061287184518920.241.319.383.70229354866.281.142.255.00010.0521.252.113.0029.4229.35
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter906304648277916523135501322653676617532540.256.367.458.82513953233636.296.202.380.00014.7421.071.433.7122.5641.46
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter34311971803156985719639176286818230.263.359.477.8365711341390.299.214.356.00012.6620.581.634.1021.0042.54
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1715929714830529849510116510780.250.357.465.82227564701.294.215.392.00014.4123.541.634.1420.4143.24
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2227331011923873013168146168328160.262.383.456.83933475892.298.194.390.00016.3718.831.153.3624.4339.06
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter431229224111411274201400.180.320.254.574316154.253.074.295.00017.5327.271.560.65122.0027.27
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter641944445121430112385630440.232.360.366.7267117239.297.134.376.00015.9023.431.471.6748.5037.78
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter632085157121144621484921130.274.413.543.95611327260.295.269.505.00018.4618.851.025.3814.8647.37
Intl Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter471165331443640015436625011910000000.264.313.567.8809381941772.202.303.391.0006.725.640.848.6910.7344.50
Florida Marlins Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter19269973172243251021277162517919.246.322.396.71827752789.283.150.259.0009.7620.532.103.1727.9630.23
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter36472710130051700100.149.226.234.46011253.200.085.191.0009.4332.083.401.8947.0028.57
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter919550001005500001.263.417.263.6805024.357.000.263.00020.8320.831.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625235512617218721159126315614.241.319.383.70220037592.281.142.255.00010.0521.252.113.0029.4229.35
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625458613930424906596137316100.256.367.458.82524958650.296.202.380.00014.7421.071.433.7122.5641.46

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1981Paintsville Yankees AppRknya191B52--461221142494483.9789.29------6382.574.3
1982Oneonta Yankees NYPLA-nya201B41--298331024341331.9718.07------6464.153.9
1982Greensboro Hornets SALAnya201B40--35915424378374.9899.35------4393.028.4
1983Fort Lauderdale Yankees FSLA+nya21OF83--116361125119.9521.43------12765.463.4
1983Fort Lauderdale Yankees FSLA+nya211B40--30921327333330.9918.25------12731.530.5
1984Fort Lauderdale Yankees FSLA+nya221B93--764411682821805.9818.66------9597.965.5
1984Nashville Sounds SouAAnya22OF26--4623-5148.9411.85------3574.317.7
1984Nashville Sounds SouAAnya221B1--10--110101.00010.00------352.90.7
1985Albany/Colonie Yankees EastAAnya231B134--110373189911941176.9858.78------13698.596.4
1986Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya241B79--697631177771760.9869.62------9880.656.8
1987Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya251B60--50947648562556.9899.27------13544.442.9
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya251B3--201-221211.0007.00------933.31.9
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya25DH2---------------922.21.2
1988Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit261B72--73243968784775.98910.76------7793.550.7
1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit261B8--612-363631.0007.88------3622.25.0
1989Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit271B19--1679220178176.9899.26------3357.613.4
1989Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit27OF2--2---221.0001.00------336.11.4
1993Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo311B152--1313901910914221403.9879.23------15399.393.8
1994Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo321B37--27419529298293.9837.92------3994.932.2
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B200--16681122414318041780.9878.90------2000.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH2---------------20.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B230--21051622821322952267.9889.86------2300.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF2--2---221.0001.00------20.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B135--1113731810012041186.9858.79------1350.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF26--4623-5148.9411.85------260.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B133--1073621910911541135.9848.53------1330.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF83--116361125119.9521.43------830.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B40--35915424378374.9899.35------400.00.0
A- Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B41--298331024341331.9718.07------410.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B52--461221142494483.9789.29------520.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1981Paintsville Yankees AppRknya19--52--------
1982Oneonta Yankees NYPLA-nya20--41--------
1982Greensboro Hornets SALAnya20--40--------
1983Fort Lauderdale Yankees FSLA+nya21--40------83-
1984Fort Lauderdale Yankees FSLA+nya22--93--------
1984Nashville Sounds SouAAnya22--1------26-
1985Albany/Colonie Yankees EastAAnya23--134--------
1986Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya24--79--------
1987Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya25--60--------
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya25--3-------2
1988Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit26--72--------
1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26--8--------
1989Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit27--19------2-
1993Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo31--152--------
1994Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo32--37--------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1994-06-02Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-12-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Marlins. 
1989-05-18Purchased by Seibu Lions (Japan Pacific) from Pirates. 
1988-03-30TradeTraded by Yankees to Pirates for Hipolito Pena. 
1981-05-17ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
* 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
1987New York YankeesTeam Payroll2560,000-59541-344,90660,00060,000
1988Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll2662,500-60430-392,10762,500122,500
1993Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll312,000,000-183480++968,431109,0002,122,500
1994Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll321,500,000-216477++957,101109,0003,622,500
* 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