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Rick HellingTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1990-2006 MLB Years: 1994-2006
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Drafted
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
World Series Champion

PositionsP-433Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRicky Allen Helling
Height6-3Weight220BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 15,1970 [47.282]PlaceDevils Lake,North Dakota
High SchoolShanley (Shanley,ND)
CollegeStanford University (Stanford,CA), Kishwaukee College (Malta,IL)

DraftedSelected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 1st round (22nd overall) of the 1992 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 50th round (1269th overall) of the 1990 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$397,000Signing ScoutsKip FaggSandy Johnson
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1993-MLB-#6 ... 1994-MLB-#45 ... 1994-MLB-#2
MLB DebutApril 10,1994 [23.116]
OrganizationsTEX [11] MIA [3] MIL [2] BAL [1] MIN [1] ARI [1] Awards4Awards Voting1-1
TBC Player ID1074Retrosheet IDhellr001MLBAM ID115727
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Player Notes:   Member of the 1991-1992 United States National Baseball team ... Opening day starter for Texas Rangers in 1999,2001
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts54Walks65Hittable54SO/BB63vsPower54Hitting4Durability61Team.503Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1992Stanford UniversityPac10NCAA-1S/R21944.43171434101109.2124645412321005001.4210.180.982.638.213.13.692-
1992Charlotte RangersFSLA+tex-ST21112.29330000019.2135514201000.865.950.461.839.155.00.500-
1993Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-ST221283.60262602200177.0150767114461883001.117.610.712.339.544.09.600-
1993Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-ST22111.64220100011.053203170000.734.09--2.4513.915.67.500-
1993Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST01393.49282803200188.0155797314492053001.087.410.672.349.804.18.5912.56
1994Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-ST234125.78202002000132.015393851743858201.4810.411.162.925.781.98.250-
1994Texas RangersALMLBtex32ST23325.88990110052.06234341418254101.5410.732.423.124.331.39.6006.71
1995Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-ST24485.33202003000109.213273651341803101.5810.831.073.366.571.95.333-
1995Texas RangersALMLBtex32ST24026.57330000012.0171192850022.0312.411.465.843.650.63.0006.83
1996Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-ST251242.96232212110140.0124544610381574201.167.970.642.4410.094.13.750-
1996Texas RangersALMLBtex32S/R25127.52624002020.023171779161001.5710.183.103.987.081.78.3337.40
1996Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo33S/R25211.95541000027.2146627260100.764.550.652.288.463.71.6672.99
1997Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo33S/R26264.3831823008076.06138371248530001.437.221.425.686.281.10.2505.66
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex32S/R26334.581082001055.0472928521463021.247.690.823.447.532.19.5003.87
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex32ST272074.41333304200216.0209109106277816410011.338.691.123.246.822.10.7414.34
1999Texas RangersALMLBtex32ST2813114.84353503000219.022812711841851318061.439.361.683.495.381.54.5425.61
2000Texas RangersALMLBtex32ST2916134.48353500000217.021212210829991462091.438.791.204.116.061.47.5525.02
2001Texas RangersALMLBtex32ST3012115.17343402100215.225613412438631546041.4810.681.592.636.432.44.5224.84
2002Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari-ST31101.2911000007.04110170000.715.14--1.299.007.001.000-
2002Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari32ST3110124.51303000000175.2180948831481207161.309.221.592.466.152.50.4554.81
2003Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35ST32785.71242400000138.2156908830408641121.4110.121.952.605.582.15.4675.73
2003Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo38Rel32100.5511011005016.0111115121000.986.060.552.766.612.401.0003.28
2004New Britain Rock CatsEastAAmin-ST33124.94550000031.0301817511211001.328.711.453.196.101.91.333-
2004Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex32ST33149.00660000031.0593531811201002.2617.132.323.195.811.82.200-
2004Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin43ST33100.0011011007.04000120000.715.14--1.292.572.001.000-
2004Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorMLB--ST0366.2612120110069.09353481323432001.6812.131.703.005.611.87.3335.25
2005Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil47ST34934.13212100000130.2128746012501055101.368.820.833.447.232.10.750-
2005Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil30S/R34312.391578002049.0391313218421021.167.160.373.317.712.33.7503.06
2006Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil-ST35103.75220000012.09550260000.926.75--1.504.503.001.000-
2006Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil30Rel35024.1120218004035.0251716615321001.146.431.543.868.232.13.0004.83
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter93814.68301234671042201523.115408427932475621058484441.389.081.463.316.241.88.5341.91
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter48434.32130129111410806.28114373888025170826601.319.030.892.797.882.82.527-
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter34324.57969519210579.26183382956019047921601.399.580.932.947.422.52.515-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13103.80313102200208.0180948819572094001.147.780.822.469.033.67.565-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter112.29330000019.2135514201000.865.950.461.839.155.00.500-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter944.43171434101109.2124645412321005001.4210.180.982.638.213.13.692-
Texas Rangers Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter68514.861651596104301006.01054583544163381687341241.429.411.463.406.131.80.571-
Florida Marlins Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter573.3047123500130119.18645441560911101.226.451.134.506.831.52.417-
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter333.1135926006084.0643029833742021.156.860.863.547.932.24.500-
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter10124.51303000000175.2180948831481207161.309.221.592.466.152.50.455-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter785.71242400000138.2156908830408641121.4110.121.952.605.582.15.467-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13124.68433491130220.022212111436811527161.389.081.463.316.241.88.5201.91
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13124.32353503100220.022111910622681937201.319.030.892.797.882.82.520-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1996Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo33p2559110000000300000.111.111.111.222109.167.000.000.1000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1997Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo33p263111010000000501000.091.091.091.1821012.167.000.000.0820.0041.670.000.000.000.00
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex32p26103000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1997Totals for MLB-MLB         4114010000000501000.071.071.071.1421015.111.000.000.0640.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex32p2725010000000201000.200.200.200.400106.333.000.000.1800.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1999Texas RangersALMLBtex32p2812000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2000Texas RangersALMLBtex32p2925000000000200000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2001Texas RangersALMLBtex32p3024000000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2002Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari-p3113000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2002Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari32p3129463200010081616001.043.200.043.2432061.067.000.174.14813.1126.232.000.000.000.00
2003Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35p3211000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2003Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo38p32112011000000000000.500.5001.0001.500212.500.500.500.6240.000.000.000.000.00100.00
2003Totals for MLB-MLB         123011000000100000.333.333.6671.000213.500.334.333.4160.0033.330.000.000.00100.00
2005Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil47p3414262310010041004100.115.226.154.3804135.176.039.192.18911.4328.572.500.000.0033.33
2005Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil30p341513000000000901001.000.000.000.0000014.000.000.000.0000.0064.290.000.000.000.00
2006Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil-3511000000000101000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2006Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil30p35183000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter1271044610010084319002.058.133.067.20071122.098.009.087.0006.5635.255.380.000.0016.67
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter16302310010041205100.100.200.133.3334140.158.033.167.00010.0030.003.000.000.0033.33
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter16302310010041205100.100.200.133.3334140.158.033.167.00010.0030.003.000.000.0033.33
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter29463200010081616001.043.200.043.2432061.067.000.174.00013.1126.232.000.000.000.00
Florida Marlins Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter4722131000000801000.136.136.182.3184123.214.046.045.0000.0034.780.000.000.0033.33
Texas Rangers Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1719010000000701000.053.053.053.1061020.083.000.000.0000.0035.000.000.000.000.00
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter33160000000001101001.000.000.000.0000017.000.000.000.0000.0064.710.000.000.000.00
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162133581001001055111003.058.133.067.20091156.098.009.087.0006.5635.255.380.000.0016.67
Average Minor - Per 162 games162304203010001000411220511000.100.200.133.3334110405.158.033.167.00010.0030.003.000.000.0033.33

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1992Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex21P3---12-31.3330.33------3100.04.3
1993Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex22P26--1027314037.9251.42------26100.019.3
1993Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex22P2--1-1-21.5000.50------2100.01.4
1994Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex23P20--6202-2826.9291.30------20100.013.9
1994Texas RangersALMLBtex23P9-5223--551.0000.560.10-----9100.07.9
1995Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex24P20--414--18181.0000.90------20100.014.0
1995Texas RangersALMLBtex24P3-12-1--111.0000.330.08-----3100.02.1
1996Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex25P23--514612519.7600.83------23100.016.0
1996Texas RangersALMLBtex25P6-2021--331.0000.500.15-----6100.03.7
1996Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo25P5-27-2--221.0000.400.07-----5100.03.1
1997Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo26P31-76-81-98.8890.260.11-----31100.019.1
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex26P10-5511--221.0000.200.04-----10100.06.2
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex27P33-2168121-2120.9520.610.09-----33100.020.4
1999Texas RangersALMLBtex28P35-219424323128.9030.800.13-----35100.021.6
2000Texas RangersALMLBtex29P35-217817112625.9620.710.12-----35100.021.6
2001Texas RangersALMLBtex30P34-2151516113231.9690.910.14-----34100.021.0
2002Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari31P1---------------1100.00.7
2002Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari31P30-175417112221.9550.700.12-----30100.018.5
2003Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32P24241383123-1815.8330.630.11-----24100.014.8
2003Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo32P11-1612--331.0000.270.19-----11100.06.8
2004New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin33P5--22--441.0000.80------5100.03.6
2004Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex33P6--29--11111.0001.83------6100.04.2
2004Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin33P1--2---221.0002.00------1100.00.7
2005Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil34P21--14152-3129.9351.38------21100.014.6
2005Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil34P1574943--771.0000.470.14-----15100.09.3
2006Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil35P2--11--221.0001.00------2100.01.4
2006Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil35P2--11--221.0001.00------2100.01.4
2006Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil35P2023511--221.0000.100.06-----20100.012.3
MLB Totals for P - 12 season(s)-   P30133152253120115184173.9400.570.11-----3010.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P98--3674111121110.9091.12------980.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P31--1229314441.9321.32------310.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P3---12-31.3330.33------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1992Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex213----------
1993Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex2226----------
1993Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex222----------
1994Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex2320----------
1994Texas RangersALMLBtex239----------
1995Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex2420----------
1995Texas RangersALMLBtex243----------
1996Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex2523----------
1996Texas RangersALMLBtex256----------
1996Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo255----------
1997Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo2631----------
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex2610----------
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex2733----------
1999Texas RangersALMLBtex2835----------
2000Texas RangersALMLBtex2935----------
2001Texas RangersALMLBtex3034----------
2002Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari311----------
2002Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari3130----------
2003Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3224----------
2003Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo3211----------
2004New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin335----------
2004Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex336----------
2004Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin331----------
2005Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil3421----------
2005Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil3415----------
2006Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil354----------
2006Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil3520----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1998Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB27014.501006.0831901.5012.000.001.5013.509.000.00.000
1999Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB28012.841006.1521800.987.110.001.4211.378.000.00.000
2002Arizona DiamondbacksDiv SeriesMLB31000.0020200104.01000020000.252.250.000.004.5000.00.000
2003Florida MarlinsDiv SeriesMLB320027.0010100000.121102000040.0054.000.0054.000.000.0027.00.000
2003Florida MarlinsChamp. SeriesMLB32006.3520200005.27542452002.1211.123.186.357.941.257.94.000
2003Florida MarlinsWorld SeriesMLB32006.7510100002.22221020000.916.753.370.006.7506.75.000
2006Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB35100.0021100004.0300012001.006.750.002.254.502.000.001.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs100.0021100004.0300012001.006.750.002.254.502.000.001.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 4 yrs023.24505001016.716160419001.208.640.002.1610.264.750.54.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs006.3520200005.7754245201.9411.123.186.357.941.257.94.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs006.7510100002.7222102000.756.753.370.006.7506.75.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2003Florida MarlinsChamp. SeriesMLB3221000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2006Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB3511000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs21000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1996American Association All-Star (RHP) ... Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (SP) ... Triple A All-Star Team (P)3
1998AL Pitcher of the Month (September)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2007-02-05Retired 
2006-06-20InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-06-01InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2006-04-16InjuredDisabled -- sprained right elbow 
2005-11-18ContractSigned by Brewers 
2004-07-15Released by Rangers. 
2004-06-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
2004-06-02Released by Twins. 
2004-01-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Twins. 
2003-10-26Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-08-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Marlins. 
2003-08-18Released by Orioles. 
2003-02-27ContractSigned by Orioles 
2003-02-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
2002-10-28Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2002-07-20InjuredDisabled -- sprained right ankle 
2002-01-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Diamondbacks. 
2002-01-19ContractSigned by Diamondbacks 
2001-12-21Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-08-12TradeTraded by Marlins to Rangers for Ed Vosberg. 
1996-09-03TradeTraded by Rangers with Ryan Dempster to Marlins for John Burkett. 
1992-07-16Contractsigned 
* 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
1992Texas Rangers-21397,000-------397,000Signing Bonus out of 1992 Draft (1st round - 22nd overall)
1994Texas RangersTeam Payroll2350,000-85632-957,101109,000447,000
1995Texas RangersTeam Payroll24109,000-75331-999,520109,000556,000
1996Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll25109,000-78634-957,870109,000665,000
1996Texas RangersTeam Payroll25109,000-78634-957,870109,000665,000
1997Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll26165,000-67624251,182,177150,000830,000
1997Texas RangersTeam Payroll26165,000-67631251,182,177150,000830,000
1998Texas RangersTeam Payroll27216,500-63130311,276,192170,0001,046,500
1999Texas RangersTeam Payroll282,250,000-2151476++1,454,491200,0003,296,500
2000Texas RangersTeam Payroll293,750,000-161983++1,394,248200,0007,046,500
2001Texas RangersTeam Payroll304,500,000-145884++1,897,758200,00011,546,500
2002Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll313,000,000-2311275++2,011,045200,00014,546,500
2003Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll321,000,000-35816552,163,527300,00015,546,500
2003Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll321,000,000-35818552,163,527300,00015,546,500
2005Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll34300,000-79429-2,189,055300,00015,846,500
2006Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll35850,000-41316482,365,072327,00016,696,500
* 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