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Tony FernandezTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1980-2001 MLB Years: 1983-2001
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Played in Japan
Rated Prospect
World Series Champion

PositionsSS-2008, 3B-302, 2B-201, DH-28Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameOctavio Antonio Castro Fernandez
Height6-2Weight195BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateJune 30,1962 [55.356]PlaceSan Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1979 by the Toronto Blue Jays.
Signing ScoutsEpifanio Guerrero
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-TOR-#1 ... 1984-TOR-#1
MLB DebutSeptember 2,1983 [21.064]
OrganizationsTOR [15] SDN [2] CLE [1] MIL [1] NYA [1] NYN [1] CIN [1] Awards5Awards Voting4-106
TBC Player ID1173Retrosheet IDfernt001MLBAM ID114079
RelationshipsFather of Jonathan Fernandez
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Player Notes:   Member of the Toronto Blue Jays Level of Excellence ... Hit for the cycle on September 3, 1995
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed70Power39Contact92XBH37RBIs42Runs50Hitting79Durability77Team.511Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1980Kinston EaglesCaroA+tor-ss186218728526201273281748000.278.384.332.716628227.306.054.225.33712.337.490.610.000.0015.38
1981Kinston EaglesCaroA+tor-ss19752805789106113157492027020.318.423.407.83011417338.340.089.293.38414.505.920.410.30280.0019.10
1981Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-ss1931115133262199571522100.278.328.391.719459127.310.113.209.3295.5111.812.140.79115.0028.13
1981Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         106395701211682222412563549120.306.397.403.80015926465.331.097.268.36912.047.530.630.43197.5021.49
1982Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-ss20134523781582164562213423118410.302.353.388.74120331578.313.086.184.3347.275.360.740.69130.7519.62
1983Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-ss21117437651311865383516572712130.300.381.403.78417629498.310.103.277.35511.455.420.471.0087.4022.14
1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor1ss211534591102012211001.265.324.353.67712238.281.088.118.3095.265.261.000.000.0022.22
1984Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-ss222694122410061313901100.255.343.266.609251109.279.011.128.29011.938.260.690.000.004.17
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor1ss228823329635331957171502203.270.317.356.6738311254.276.086.150.3066.695.910.881.1877.6717.46
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor1ss231615647116331102511364341272212.289.340.390.73022043618.308.101.190.3266.966.630.950.32282.0026.38
1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor1ss241636879121333910652512275245408.310.338.428.76629452727.323.118.176.3393.717.151.931.3868.7024.41
1987Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor1ss251465789018629856732125148544314.322.379.426.80524642642.342.104.227.3557.947.480.940.78115.6022.58
1988Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor1ss2615464876186414570155456543439.287.335.386.72125050704.311.099.184.3246.399.231.440.71129.6026.88
1989Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor1ss271405736414725911642262951321019.257.291.389.68022345617.261.132.211.3044.708.271.761.7852.0930.61
1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor1ss2816163584175271746626137170726417.276.352.391.74324848721.302.115.247.3359.859.710.990.55158.7527.43
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn1,8ss29145558811522754382395574071012.272.337.360.69720136621.308.088.211.3198.8611.921.350.64139.5023.68
1992San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn1ss30155622841713244372020566249346.275.337.359.69622340694.299.084.174.3188.078.931.110.58155.5023.39
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn1ss314817320395211462251913203.225.323.295.618518204.245.070.237.29012.259.310.760.49173.0020.51
1993Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor1ss3194353451081894501583126051313.306.361.442.80315631390.321.136.244.3557.956.670.841.0388.2528.70
1993Totals for MLB-MLB         14252665147231156421105645183316.279.348.394.74220739594.296.115.241.3329.437.580.800.84105.2026.53
1994Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin213b3210436650102186850127444054385.279.361.426.78715632422.293.147.281.34210.439.480.911.9045.7531.37
1995New York YankeesALMLBnya6ss331083845794202545664240435414.245.322.346.66813327438.259.101.211.3009.599.130.951.1476.8028.72
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle12b35120409551172111144662247263011.286.323.423.74617333442.299.137.191.3284.9810.632.142.4937.1828.21
1998Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor12b-3b361384867115636297213845531136511.321.387.459.84622347551.342.138.241.3708.179.621.181.6354.0030.13
1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor13b371424857315941067567776210041110.328.427.449.87621847576.363.121.278.38813.3710.760.811.0480.8329.56
2001Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil73b3928646180013127901001.281.352.328.68021172.315.047.141.3109.7212.501.291.3964.005.56
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor1dh39485951840112011810102.305.323.424.74725562.333.119.119.3211.6112.908.001.6159.0027.78
2001Totals for MLB-MLB         761231136402151381711103.293.338.374.712466134.324.081.130.3155.9712.692.131.4961.5016.67
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter2158791110572276414929484424613869078464676148161.288.347.399.74631566008793.308.111.212.0007.858.921.141.0784.1626.36
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter445163625348662221113489471961191028760.297.374.382.756625951877.314.085.230.00010.446.340.610.59148.7319.55
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3081169168345461410109673711982413740.295.360.384.744449701312.309.089.216.0009.076.250.690.76116.9020.29
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1374678514116812522107737615020.302.407.377.78417625565.326.075.266.00013.636.550.480.18467.0017.73
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter14505335704158329172606131728643949348344432109.297.353.412.76521984235900.316.115.214.0007.448.361.121.0288.9226.72
San Diego Padres Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter300118016532359987543291111364164418.274.337.359.696424761315.303.085.192.0008.4410.341.230.61147.5023.53
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter120409551172111144662247263011.286.323.423.74617333442.299.137.191.0004.9810.632.142.4937.1828.21
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1083845794202545664240435414.245.322.346.66813327438.259.101.211.0009.599.130.951.1476.8028.72
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter10436650102186850127444054385.279.361.426.78715632422.293.147.281.00010.439.480.911.9045.7531.37
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4817320395211462251913203.225.323.295.618518204.245.070.237.00012.259.310.760.49173.0020.51
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter28646180013127901001.281.352.328.68021172.315.047.141.0009.7212.501.291.3964.005.56
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625947917131776318105259555412.288.347.399.74623745660.308.111.212.0007.858.921.141.0784.1626.36
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625969217723844932177143410320.297.374.382.75622835683.314.085.230.00010.446.340.610.59148.7319.55

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1980Kinston Eagles CaroA+tor18SS61--932052843326298.9144.89------6298.444.2
1981Kinston Eagles CaroA+tor19SS74--1212271930367348.9484.70------7598.752.9
1981Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor19SS31--6980326152149.9804.81------31100.022.1
1982Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor20SS132--2463642384633610.9644.62------13498.594.3
1983Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor21SS111--2113612687598572.9575.15------11794.979.9
1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor21SS13--1617-633331.0002.54------1586.78.0
1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor21DH1---------------156.70.6
1984Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor22SS26--4672523123118.9594.54------26100.018.7
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor22SS73--116178840302294.9744.03------8883.045.1
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor223B10--317112120.9522.00------8811.46.2
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor22DH1---------------881.10.6
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor23SS160--28347830109791761.9624.76------16199.499.4
1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor24SS163--29444513103752739.9834.53------163100.0100.6
1987Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25SS146--2703961488680666.9794.56------146100.090.1
1988Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26SS154--24747014106731717.9814.66------154100.095.1
1989Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27SS140--260475693741735.9925.25------140100.086.4
1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28SS161--297480993786777.9894.83------161100.099.4
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn29SS145--2474402078707687.9724.74------145100.089.5
1992San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn30SS154--2404051165656645.9834.19------15599.495.1
1993Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31SS94--196260762463456.9854.85------94100.058.0
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn31SS48--83150628239233.9754.85------48100.029.6
1994Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin323B93--54166212222220.9912.37------10489.481.6
1994Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32SS9--617222523.9202.56------1048.77.9
1994Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin322B5--712-119191.0003.80------1044.84.4
1995New York YankeesALMLBnya33SS103--1412741063425415.9764.03------10895.471.5
1995New York YankeesALMLBnya332B4--79-216161.0004.00------1083.72.8
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle352B109--2072951059512502.9804.61------12090.867.7
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle35SS10--1226173938.9743.80------1208.36.2
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle35DH1---------------1200.80.6
1998Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor362B82--128222943359350.9754.27------13859.450.6
1998Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor363B54--327343109105.9631.94------13839.133.3
1998Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor36DH1---------------1380.70.6
1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor373B132--652121821295277.9392.10------14293.081.5
1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor37DH11---------------1427.76.8
1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor372B1---2--221.0002.00------1420.70.6
2001Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil393B13-111325142928.9662.150.25-----2846.48.0
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor39DH13---------------4827.18.0
MLB Totals for SS - 14 season(s)-   SS1573--2708451115194373707219.9804.59------15730.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 5 season(s)-   3B302-1111574932641676650.9622.155.86-----3020.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 5 season(s)-   2B201--34954019105908889.9794.42------2010.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 6 season(s)-   DH28---------------280.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 4 season(s)-   SS300--5728775722015061449.9624.83------3000.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS135--2144324773693646.9324.79------1350.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1980Kinston Eagles CaroA+tor18----61------
1981Kinston Eagles CaroA+tor19----74------
1981Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor19----31------
1982Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor20----132------
1983Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor21----111------
1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor21----13-----1
1984Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor22----26------
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor22----7310----1
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor23----160------
1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor24----163------
1987Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25----146------
1988Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26----154------
1989Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27----140------
1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28----161------
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn29----145------
1992San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn30----154------
1993Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31----94------
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn31----48------
1994Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32---5993-----
1995New York YankeesALMLBnya33---4103------
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle35---10910-----1
1998Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor36---82-54----1
1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor37---1-132----11
2001Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil39-----13-----
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor39----------13

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1985Toronto Blue JaysChamp. SeriesMLB23724282002001200000.333.360.417.77710225.364.084.1254.008.002.000.000.0025.00
1989Toronto Blue JaysChamp. SeriesMLB27520673001501200000.350.381.500.88110321.389.150.4504.769.522.000.000.0042.86
1993Toronto Blue JaysChamp. SeriesMLB31622170001002400000.318.375.318.6937024.389.000.0918.3316.672.000.000.000.00
1993Toronto Blue JaysWorld SeriesMLB31621271009003300000.333.417.381.7988124.389.048.19012.5012.501.000.000.0014.29
1995New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB33521052000002200000.238.304.333.6377223.263.095.1908.708.701.000.000.0040.00
1997Cleveland IndiansDiv SeriesMLB35411021004000000000.182.182.273.4553111.182.091.0910.000.000.000.000.0050.00
1997Cleveland IndiansChamp. SeriesMLB35514151012001200000.357.400.6431.0439215.364.286.3576.6713.332.006.6714.0040.00
1997Cleveland IndiansWorld SeriesMLB35517181003001100000.471.500.5291.0299118.500.058.1185.565.561.000.000.0012.50
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs932073004002200000.219.265.313.57810334.233.094.1565.885.881.000.000.0042.86
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 4 yrs2380102760165051000000.338.376.450.82636785.377.112.2385.8811.762.001.1880.0025.93
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs113831520012004400000.395.452.447.89917242.441.052.1589.529.521.000.000.0013.33

Awards [5]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1986American League Gold Glove (Shortstop)1
1987American League Gold Glove (Shortstop)1
1988American League Gold Glove (Shortstop)1
1989American League Gold Glove (Shortstop)1
1999American League Player of the Week (June 14-June 20)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2001-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2001-06-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
2001-05-29Released by Brewers. 
2001-02-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Brewers. 
1999-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-12-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
1997-10-30Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-12-28ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1996-11-18Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-12-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1994-10-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-03-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1993-11-03Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-06-11TradeTraded by Mets to Blue Jays for Darrin Jackson. 
1992-10-26TradeTraded by Padres to Mets for Raul Casanova, D.J. Dozier and Wally Whitehurst. 
1990-12-05TradeTraded by Blue Jays with Fred McGriff to Padres for Roberto Alomar and Joe Carter. 
1979-04-24ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
* 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
1985Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll23127,500-4732222370,78060,000127,500
1986Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll24275,000-3551750386,34760,000402,500
1987Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll25400,000-2361267++344,90660,000802,500
1988Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll26875,000-108585++392,10762,5001,677,500
1989Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll271,400,000-50494++429,80262,5003,077,500
1990Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll281,500,000-64391++515,727100,0004,577,500
1991San Diego PadresTeam Payroll292,100,000-104486++742,231100,0006,677,500
1992San Diego PadresTeam Payroll302,100,000-156481++962,245109,0008,777,500
1993Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll312,300,000-1551183++968,431109,00011,077,500
1993New York MetsTeam Payroll312,300,000-155783++968,431109,00011,077,500
1994Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll32787,500-2891369957,101109,00011,865,000
1995New York YankeesTeam Payroll331,633,335-1791381++999,520109,00013,498,335
1997Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll351,550,000-2371774++1,182,177150,00015,048,335
1998Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll362,000,000-2051077++1,276,192170,00017,048,335
1999Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll372,250,000-2151076++1,454,491200,00019,298,335
2001Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll39600,000-47017481,897,758200,00019,898,335
2001Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll39600,000-47023481,897,758200,00019,898,335
* 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