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Ryan KleskoTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1989-2007 MLB Years: 1992-2007
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Rated Prospect
World Series Champion

Positions1B-1175, LF-676, OF-198, RF-34, DH-9Position when DraftedP-1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRyan Anthony Klesko
Height6-3Weight220BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJune 12,1971 [47.039]PlaceWestminster,California
High SchoolWestminster (Westminster,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Atlanta Braves [Team Picks] in the 5th round (116th overall) of the 1989 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsDean JongewaardService Time13.078 (2006)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1991-MLB-#3 ... 1991-ATL-#1 ... 1992-MLB-#8 ... 1992-MLB-#2 ... 1993-MLB-#26 ... 1993-MLB-#3 ... 1994-MLB-#15 ... 1994-MLB-#2
MLB DebutSeptember 12,1992 [21.092]
OrganizationsATL [11] SDN [7] SFN [1] Awards6Awards Voting1-25
TBC Player ID1136Retrosheet IDklesr001MLBAM ID117148
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (OF) in 1994
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed55Power83Contact61XBH80RBIs80Runs51Hitting73Durability65Team.541Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1989Gulf Coast BravesGCLRkatl-181757142354116436600120.404.453.6841.137391064.431.280.404.4849.389.381.001.5657.0043.48
1989Sumter BravesSALAatl-1b18259017266011210111401110.289.363.389.752357103.329.100.233.34010.6813.591.270.9790.0026.92
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         42147314911422853172001230.333.398.503.9017417167.370.170.299.39510.1811.981.181.2073.5034.69
1990Sumter BravesSALAatl-1b196323141851511038131313010550.368.437.5711.00813226268.383.203.390.43811.5711.190.973.7323.1030.59
1990Durham BullsCaroA+atl-1b19772924080161747105325320640.274.343.408.75111924332.307.134.260.3349.6415.961.662.1141.7130.00
1990Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1405238116531217852366383301190.315.385.480.86525150600.341.165.317.38010.5013.831.322.8330.7630.30
1991Greenville BravesSouAAatl-1b2012841964122223146714177560633140.291.404.458.86219239506.310.167.339.38114.8211.860.802.7729.9331.97
1992Richmond BravesILAAAatl-1b2112341863105222175935417241260.251.323.435.75818241466.266.184.278.3388.8015.451.763.6524.5939.05
1992Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl181b211314000001000510000.000.067.000.0670015.000.000.000.0490.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1993Richmond BravesILAAAatl-1b22983435994142227443476920440.274.361.519.88017838396.281.245.385.38111.8717.421.475.5615.5940.43
1993Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl181b-of222217361025003400010.353.450.7651.21513320.364.412.588.50215.0020.001.3310.008.5050.00
1994Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl18of23922454268133174710264810438.278.344.563.90713833276.277.285.396.3799.4217.391.856.1614.4148.53
1995Greenville BravesSouAAatl-of24413130014002100001.231.333.462.7956115.182.231.385.35013.336.670.506.6713.0033.33
1995Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl18of24107329481022522370544772203108.310.396.6081.00420050381.333.298.444.42112.3418.901.536.0414.3049.02
1996Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl18lf2515352890149214349363681292041010.282.364.530.89428059602.312.248.383.37811.3021.431.905.6515.5339.60
1997Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl18lf261434676712223624844448130412512.261.334.490.82422953522.311.229.332.3549.2024.902.714.6019.4643.44
1998Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl18lf2712942769117291187053566630459.274.359.473.83220248490.285.199.335.36011.4313.471.183.6723.7241.03
1999Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl181b-lf2813340455120282218052536920786.297.376.532.90821551466.308.235.374.38311.3714.811.304.5119.2442.50
2000San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn301b291454948814033226922379181104910.283.393.516.90925561590.292.233.449.38915.4213.730.894.4119.0043.57
2001San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn301b30146538105154346301132348889309716.286.384.539.92329070638.290.253.452.38813.7913.951.014.7017.9345.45
2002San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn301b31146540901623912995627686414117.300.388.537.92529069625.310.237.385.39312.1613.761.134.6418.6242.59
2003San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn301b32121397471001802167256583309511.252.354.456.81018139474.262.204.360.34813.7117.511.284.4318.9039.00
2004San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn30lf331274025811732296632736711368.291.399.448.84718043480.328.157.341.36915.2113.960.921.8844.6736.75
2005San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn30lf3413744361110191185834758010126.248.358.418.77618538520.266.170.336.34314.4215.381.073.4624.6134.55
2006Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+sdn-1b35822262001005500001.273.407.364.7718227.353.091.318.35518.5218.521.000.000.0033.33
2006San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn303564031002002000000.750.8331.0001.833416.750.250.750.74033.330.000.000.000.0033.33
2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn211b361163625194273644514668111214.260.344.401.74514536411.304.141.279.33011.1916.551.481.4660.3338.30
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter17365611874156434333278987914181710772945584125.279.370.500.87028076546516.298.221.376.00012.5416.531.324.2720.1841.82
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter54318853015441021373318493425031015522362.289.372.473.8458911882177.309.184.325.00011.4814.241.243.3525.8234.56
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter221761122199364391337888141616100.261.340.473.81336079862.273.212.326.00010.2116.361.604.5219.5139.70
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13243265125223157114177761633141.289.402.458.86019840521.306.169.340.00014.7811.710.792.8828.8032.00
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter853144286181748105375820641.274.348.404.75212726359.310.130.264.00010.3116.161.571.9544.8630.23
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter88321581112111150141424411660.346.416.520.93616733371.368.174.346.00011.3211.861.052.9629.1829.73
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1757142354116436600120.404.453.6841.137391064.431.280.404.0009.389.381.001.5657.0043.48
San Diego Padres Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter8282818449786176121334936024470486132304058.279.381.491.87213853213333.293.212.392.00014.1014.581.033.9921.1940.84
Atlanta Braves Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter7922431374684140181394502616301523151244253.281.361.525.88612772972772.304.244.372.00010.8618.871.745.0117.4943.42
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1163625194273644514668111214.260.344.401.74514536411.304.141.279.00011.1916.551.481.4660.3338.30
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625248214632326928476101305812.279.370.500.87026261608.298.221.376.00012.5416.531.324.2720.1841.82
Average Minor - Per 162 games16256290162304229515107592417111.289.372.473.84526656649.309.184.325.00011.4814.241.243.3525.8234.56

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1989Sumter Braves SALAatl181B18--17311415188184.97910.22------2572.012.8
1990Sumter Braves SALAatl191B63--575431461632618.9789.81------63100.044.4
1990Durham Bulls CaroA+atl191B58--490341349537524.9769.03------7775.341.7
1991Greenville Braves SouAAatl201B109--104357179711171100.98510.09------12885.275.7
1992Richmond Braves ILAAAatl211B109--9475111961009998.9899.16------12388.675.7
1992Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl211B5--25--225251.0005.00------1338.53.1
1993Richmond Braves ILAAAatl221B66--56942960620611.9859.26------9867.346.5
1993Richmond Braves ILAAAatl22OF18--1833-2421.8751.17------9818.412.7
1993Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl221B3--8---881.0002.67------2213.61.9
1993Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl22OF2---------------229.11.2
1994Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23OF74--6736-7670.9210.95------9280.464.9
1994Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl231B6--22-112322.9573.67------926.55.3
1995Greenville Braves SouAAatl24OF2--2---221.0001.00------450.01.4
1995Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24OF102--11127-120113.9421.11------10795.370.8
1995Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl241B4--2021-2322.9575.50------1073.72.8
1996Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25LF144--190651201196.9751.36------15394.188.9
1996Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl251B2--132-215151.0007.50------1531.31.2
1997Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26LF130--18236-191185.9691.42------14390.980.2
1997Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl261B22--633-766661.0003.00------14315.413.6
1998Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27LF120--146911156155.9941.29------12993.074.1
1998Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl271B7--484145352.9817.43------1295.44.3
1999Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl281B75--49330637529523.9896.97------13356.446.3
1999Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28LF53--602--62621.0001.17------13339.832.7
1999Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28DH1---------------1330.80.6
2000San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn291B136-1126102891910411281119.9928.230.99-----14593.884.0
2000San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn29LF2-31---111.0000.500.33-----1451.41.2
2000San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn29RF2-111---111.0000.500.09-----1451.41.2
2001San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn301B145-1240113585119212311220.9918.410.98-----14699.389.5
2002San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn311B112-96791873792998991.9938.851.02-----14676.769.1
2002San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31RF31-23939---39391.0001.260.16-----14621.219.1
2002San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31DH1---------------1460.70.6
2003San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn321B11110390884884667938932.9948.401.03-----12191.768.5
2003San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn32DH1---------------1210.80.6
2004San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn33LF10410272313522-139137.9861.320.19-----12781.964.2
2004San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn331B181513913816219156154.9878.561.11-----12714.211.1
2004San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn33DH3---------------1272.41.9
2005San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn34LF121120927204741215211.9811.740.23-----13788.374.7
2005San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn34DH3---------------1372.21.9
2005San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn341B1-12---221.0002.002.00-----1370.70.6
2006Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn351B5--264-330301.0006.00------862.53.6
2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn361B1008980575566373824821.9968.211.02-----11686.261.7
2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn36LF2182---221.0001.000.25-----1161.71.2
2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn36RF1192---221.0002.000.22-----1160.90.6
MLB Totals for 1B - 15 season(s)-   1B747207518655164564750060195972.9927.991.15-----7470.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 8 season(s)-   LF676223166192029183967949.9811.400.57-----6760.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF178--178513-196183.9341.03------1780.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 3 season(s)-   RF34125942---42421.0001.240.16-----340.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH9---------------90.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B175--1516932015616291609.9889.19------1750.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF18--1833-2421.8751.17------180.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B109--104357179711171100.98510.09------1090.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF2--2---221.0001.00------20.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B63--516381352567554.9778.79------630.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B81--748541876820802.9789.90------810.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1989Sumter Braves SALAatl18--18--------
1990Sumter Braves SALAatl19--63--------
1990Durham Bulls CaroA+atl19--58--------
1991Greenville Braves SouAAatl20--109--------
1992Richmond Braves ILAAAatl21--109--------
1992Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl21--5--------
1993Richmond Braves ILAAAatl22--66------18-
1993Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl22--3------2-
1994Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23--6------74-
1995Greenville Braves SouAAatl24---------2-
1995Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24--4------102-
1996Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25--2---144----
1997Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26--22---130----
1998Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27--7---120----
1999Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28--75---53---1
2000San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn29--136---2-2--
2001San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn30--145--------
2002San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31--112-----31-1
2003San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn32--111-------1
2004San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn33--18---104---3
2005San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn34--1---121---3
2006Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn35--5--------
2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn36--100---2-1--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1995Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB24415571001000300000.467.467.5331.0008115.583.066.0670.0020.000.000.000.0014.29
1995Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB2447000000003400000.000.300.000.3000010.000.000.42930.0040.001.330.000.000.00
1995Atlanta BravesWorld SeriesMLB24616450034003400000.313.421.8751.29614319.222.562.75015.7921.051.3315.795.3360.00
1996Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB2538110011103400000.125.364.500.8644111.000.375.87527.2736.361.339.098.00100.00
1996Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB25616140013002600000.250.333.438.7717118.333.188.31311.1133.333.005.5616.0025.00
1996Atlanta BravesWorld SeriesMLB25510210001002400000.100.250.100.3501012.167.000.20016.6733.332.000.000.000.00
1997Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB2638221011100200000.250.250.7501.000628.200.500.6250.0025.000.0012.508.00100.00
1997Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB26517240024002300000.235.316.588.90410219.167.353.47110.5315.791.5010.538.5050.00
1998Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB27311130014000300000.273.273.545.8186111.286.272.2730.0027.270.009.0911.0033.33
1998Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB27512210001006300000.083.389.083.4721018.111.000.50033.3316.670.500.000.000.00
1999Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB28412340001001400000.333.385.333.7184013.500.000.0837.6930.774.000.000.000.00
1999Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB2848110011002100000.125.300.500.8004110.000.375.62520.0010.000.5010.008.00100.00
1999Atlanta BravesWorld SeriesMLB28412020000000100000.167.167.167.3342012.182.000.0000.008.330.000.000.000.00
2005San Diego PadresDiv SeriesMLB34310120000002400000.200.333.200.5332012.333.000.20016.6733.332.000.000.000.00
2006San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB35133751030030181110000.270.413.351.76413346.385.081.27017.3923.911.380.000.0030.00
2006San Diego PadresDiv SeriesMLB3533021000000000000.667.6671.0001.667313.667.333.3330.000.000.000.000.0050.00
2007San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3615426153005003700101.357.391.429.82018346.417.072.1436.5215.222.330.000.0020.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs28791125600801111810101.316.402.392.79431692.403.076.20311.9619.571.640.000.0024.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 7 yrs2367132130382062000000.313.370.493.86333673.409.180.2998.2227.403.334.1122.3328.57
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 5 yrs2460610004900151700000.167.333.367.70022475.154.200.45020.0022.671.135.3315.0040.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs1538680035005900000.211.302.447.74917343.192.236.36811.6320.931.806.9812.6737.50

Awards [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1993International League All-Star Team (1B) ... Winter League All-Star (1B)2
1996National League Player of the Week (April 1-April 7)1
2000National League Player of the Week (July 17-July 23)1
2001National League Player of the Week (August 27-September 2)1
2002San Diego Padres Player of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2006-12-19ContractSigned by Giants (1-year) 
2006-09-20InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-09-08InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2006-04-01InjuredDisabled -- strained left shoulder 
2004-06-16InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-05-28InjuredDisabled -- strained oblique 
1999-12-22TradeTraded by Braves with Jason Shiell and Bret Boone to Padres for Quilvio Veras, Reggie Sanders and Wally Joyner. 
1989-06-18Contractsigned 
* 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
1992Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll21109,000-68035-962,245109,000109,000
1993Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll22109,000-75729-968,431109,000218,000
1994Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll23111,500-7472418957,101109,000329,500
1995Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll24190,000-5212243999,520109,000519,500
1996Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll25315,000-4111955957,870109,000834,500
1997Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll262,450,000-163983++1,182,177150,0003,284,500
1998Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll273,500,000-116887++1,276,192170,0006,784,500
1999Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll284,750,000-97690++1,454,491200,00011,534,500
2000San Diego PadresTeam Payroll295,750,000-79492++1,394,248200,00017,284,500
2001San Diego PadresTeam Payroll305,750,000-105489++1,897,758200,00023,034,500
2002San Diego PadresTeam Payroll316,000,000-109388++2,011,045200,00029,034,500
2003San Diego PadresTeam Payroll325,500,000-124485++2,163,527300,00034,534,500
2004San Diego PadresTeam Payroll336,000,000-108488++2,070,100300,00040,534,500
2005San Diego PadresTeam Payroll349,000,000-50394++2,189,055300,00049,534,500
2006San Diego PadresTeam Payroll359,000,00013.07869292++2,365,072327,00058,534,500
2007San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll361,750,000-34413572,459,737380,00060,284,500
* 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