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Dan GakelerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1984-1995 MLB Years: 1991-1991
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Drafted

PositionsP-266Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDaniel Michael Gakeler
Height6-6Weight215BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 1,1964 [54.227]PlaceMount Holly,New Jersey
High SchoolBurlington Township (Burlington,NJ)
CollegeMercer County Community College (West Windsor,NJ)

DraftedSelected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 1st round (3rd overall) of the 1984 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Milwaukee Brewers [Team Picks] in the 31st round (757th overall) of the 1983 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsMatt Sczesny
MLB DebutJune 9,1991 [27.039]
OrganizationsBOS [7] MON [2] DET [2] Awards0
TBC Player ID11677Retrosheet IDgaked001MLBAM ID114524
RelationshipsUncle of Zach Gakeler
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts43Walks52Hittable48SO/BB48vsPower48Hitting6Durability67Team.481Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1984Elmira PioneersNYPLA-bos-ST20464.1114131001076.2674735941542001.417.871.064.816.341.32.400-
1986Greensboro HornetsSALAbos-ST22763.32242315111154.0158735766915411001.479.210.354.028.982.23.538-
1987New Britain Red SoxEastAAbos-S/R238134.63302555130173.0188112891463907001.459.780.733.284.681.43.381-
1988New Britain Red SoxEastAAbos-ST246133.69262515200153.215774634541109001.379.200.233.166.442.04.316-
1989Jacksonville ExposSouAAmon-ST25542.3914140210086.2703123139766001.267.270.104.057.891.95.556-
1989Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-ST25363.1211110100066.0532923128414001.227.190.143.805.561.46.333-
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST08102.71252503100152.1123604626711710001.247.240.123.946.881.75.444-
1990Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-ST26553.23222111100120.01015543255897001.307.580.154.136.681.62.500-
1991Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-Rel27233.50232210012443.2442217013323001.319.07--2.686.602.46.400-
1991Detroit TigersALMLBdet32S/R27145.74317240011273.2735247539437001.528.920.614.765.251.10.2004.16
1992London TigersEastAAdet-ST28000.0011000002.03000110002.0013.50--4.504.501.00--
1992Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-ST28017.11330000012.214101034112001.429.952.132.847.822.75.000-
1992Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0016.14440000014.217101035122001.5010.431.843.077.362.40.000-
1993Lynchburg Red SoxCaroA+bos-Rel29331.49300300019942.031137311282100.996.590.642.345.952.55.500-
1993Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-Rel29017.50606003012.02111101982002.5015.750.756.756.000.89.000-
1993Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0342.82360360022954.0522417420364101.338.610.663.315.961.80.429-
1994New Britain Red SoxEastAAbos-ST309124.51252502000151.216490767521077001.429.730.423.096.352.06.429-
1994Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-S/R30014.76321000017.01813934100001.299.531.592.125.292.50.000-
1994Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST09134.54282712000168.21821038510561177001.419.710.532.996.242.09.409-
1995Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-ST31026.10440000020.224141429133001.6010.450.873.925.661.44.000-
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter145.74317240011273.2735247539437001.528.920.614.765.251.10.2001.30
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter52763.782361696721639141128.211135944765645282465101.388.840.443.596.551.82.406-
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter10193.8872432921154290.02751541261212220421001.368.470.373.766.281.67.345-
AA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter28423.989690614430565.05823072512620938429001.409.240.413.326.101.84.400-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter331.49300300019942.031137311282100.996.590.642.345.952.55.500-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter763.32242315111154.0158735766915411001.479.210.354.028.982.23.538-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter464.1114131001076.2674735941542001.417.871.064.816.341.32.400-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter145.74317240011273.2735247539437001.528.920.614.765.251.10.200-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings3125.7493217200336220.02181551401511612821001.528.920.614.765.251.10.2001.30
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings10153.784633134183220.021611592118816013001.388.840.443.596.551.82.400-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1989Jacksonville ExposSouAAmon-p251410020000000501000.200.200.200.4002011.400.000.000.1820.0045.450.000.000.000.00
1989Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-p251112000000000702000.000.000.000.0000014.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         25220200000001203000.091.091.091.1822025.200.000.000.0830.0048.000.000.000.000.00
1990Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-p2622221310010001001000.136.136.182.3184123.250.046.045.1420.0043.480.000.000.0033.33
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter47441510010002204000.114.114.136.2506148.227.022.023.0000.0045.830.000.000.0020.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter33341310010001703000.088.088.118.2064137.176.030.029.0000.0045.950.000.000.0033.33
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1410020000000501000.200.200.200.4002011.400.000.000.0000.0045.450.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162152317300300076014000.114.114.136.250213165.227.022.023.0000.0045.830.000.000.0020.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1984Elmira Pioneers NYPLA-bos20P14--623-129291.0002.07------14100.019.2
1986Greensboro Hornets SALAbos22P24--1021213331.9391.29------24100.017.4
1987New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos23P30--1427414541.9111.37------30100.021.4
1988New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos24P26--14332-4947.9591.81------26100.019.0
1989Jacksonville Expos SouAAmon25P14--616212422.9171.57------14100.09.7
1989Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon25P11--5103-1815.8331.36------11100.07.5
1990Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon26P22--716412723.8521.05------22100.015.1
1991Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet27P23--46--10101.0000.43------23100.016.0
1991Detroit TigersALMLBdet27P31-73512--17171.0000.550.23-----31100.019.1
1992Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet28P3--2---221.0000.67------3100.02.1
1993Lynchburg Red Sox CaroA+bos29P30--76--13131.0000.43------30100.021.6
1993Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos29P6---2--221.0000.33------6100.04.2
1994New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos30P25--925113534.9711.36------25100.017.9
1994Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos30P3---3--331.0001.00------3100.02.1
1995Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos31P4--22--441.0001.00------4100.02.8
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P31-73512--17171.0000.550.23-----310.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P72--2039716659.8940.82------720.00.0
AA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P95--4310193153144.9411.52------950.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P30--76--13131.0000.43------300.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P24--1021213331.9391.29------240.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P14--623-129291.0002.07------140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1984Elmira Pioneers NYPLA-bos2014----------
1986Greensboro Hornets SALAbos2224----------
1987New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos2330----------
1988New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos2426----------
1989Jacksonville Expos SouAAmon2514----------
1989Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon2511----------
1990Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon2622----------
1991Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet2723----------
1991Detroit TigersALMLBdet2731----------
1992Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet283----------
1993Lynchburg Red Sox CaroA+bos2930----------
1993Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos296----------
1994New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos3025----------
1994Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos303----------
1995Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos314----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1995Utica Blue SoxNYPLA-Minorbos31Pitching Coach733340.45213.05Bob Geren
1996Lowell SpinnersNYPLA-Minorbos32Pitching Coach743341.44615.03Billy Gardner
1997Michigan Battle CatsMidwAMinorbos33Pitching Coach1377067.51125.02Billy GardnerLost in 1st Round
1998Savannah Sand GnatsSALAMinortex34Pitching Coach1426676.4653.53Paul Carey
* 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
1990-11-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1990-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-12-08TradeTraded by Red Sox with Spike Owen to Expos for Luis Rivera and John Dopson. 
* 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
1991Detroit TigersTeam Payroll27125,000-5342224742,231100,000125,000
* 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