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Hector RondonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Houston Astros MLB Years: 2013-2018
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Rated Prospect
Rule 5 Pick
World Series Champion

PositionsP-401Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameHector Luis Rondon
Height6-3Weight165BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 26,1988 [30.088]PlaceGuatire,Venezuela

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2004 by the Cleveland Indians.
Signing ScoutsStewart RuizService Time5.000 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2010-CLE-#7
MLB DebutApril 3,2013 [25.037]
OrganizationsCLE [7] CHN [5] HOU [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID128407Retrosheet IDrondh001MLBAM ID444468
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (45.51%) -- Slider (29.72%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (20.85%) -- Changeup (1.86%) -- Cutter (1.86%) -- Sinker (0.17%) -- Curveball (0.02%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 96.56 - [2017] - 96.24 - [2016] - 95.95 - [2015] - 96.10 - [2014] - 95.04
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts74Walks77Hittable65SO/BB85vsPower65Hitting0Durability86Team.527Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2006Gulf Coast IndiansGCLRkcle-ST18345.1311110000052.262343063321001.2310.591.030.515.4710.67.429-
2007Lake County CaptainsSALAcle40ST197104.37272700000136.0143786613271134101.259.460.861.797.484.19.412-
2008Kinston IndiansCaroA+cle40ST201163.60272700000145.0130635812421453301.198.070.742.619.003.45.647-
2009Akron AerosEastAAcle40ST21752.7515132100072.0602322316733001.067.500.382.009.134.56.583-
2009Columbus ClippersILAAAcle39ST21454.0012120000074.0833833813640001.2910.050.971.577.754.92.444-
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST011103.38272521000146.0143615511291373001.188.790.681.788.434.72.524-
2010Columbus ClippersILAAAcle40ST22138.53770000031.24832301210330001.8313.643.412.849.383.30.250-
2011Mahoning Valley ScrappersNYPLA-cle36ST23003.0022000003.03110020001.009.00----6.000.00--
2012Arizona IndiansArizRkcle-ST24000.0022000003.00000160000.33----3.0018.006.00--
2012Akron AerosEastAAcle35Rel24002.2520200004.04110131001.259.00--2.256.753.00--
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0001.2942200007.04110291000.865.14--2.5711.574.50--
2013Chicago CubsNLMLBchn56Rel25214.77450450014054.2522929625444031.418.560.994.127.241.76.6674.40
2014Chicago CubsNLMLBchn56CL26442.426406400442963.0522117215630001.067.390.282.138.954.20.5002.26
2015Chicago CubsNLMLBchn56CL27641.677207200473070.0551913415695131.007.070.511.938.874.60.6002.68
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn56R/CL28233.535405400351851.042202088583020.987.411.411.4110.247.25.4003.50
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn56Rel29414.24610610014057.05030271020693011.227.851.573.1410.833.45.8004.12
2018Houston AstrosALMLBhouRel30112.1618018005016.2155413190001.088.100.541.6210.266.33.500-0.96
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter19143.1631403140015977311.0266124110318632215191.127.650.892.479.263.74.5760.14
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter33334.1610510141000520.25332702415411347112401.249.200.931.958.134.17.500-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter585.35191900000105.113170632023970001.4511.121.701.958.244.22.385-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter752.7217134100076.0642423317764001.077.580.362.019.004.47.583-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1163.60272700000145.0130635812421453301.198.070.742.619.003.45.647-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7104.37272700000136.0143786613271134101.259.460.861.797.484.19.412-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter003.0022000003.03110020001.009.00----6.000.00--
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter344.8513130000055.262343064381001.1910.020.970.656.149.50.429-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter18133.2229602960015477295.0251119106308330315191.137.620.912.529.203.65.581-
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter112.1618018005016.2155413190001.088.100.541.6210.266.33.500-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13103.1622102210011254220.01878777226022611161.127.650.892.479.263.74.5650.14
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14144.16444310000220.022511410223481995201.249.200.931.958.134.17.500-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn56p28531000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn56p29592010000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.000.4380.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1593010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1573010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2006Gulf Coast Indians GCLRkcle18P11--692-1715.8821.36------11100.022.0
2007Lake County Captains SALAcle19P27--1314212927.9311.00------27100.019.6
2008Kinston Indians CaroA+cle20P27--11124-2723.8520.85------27100.019.6
2009Akron Aeros EastAAcle21P15--26-1881.0000.53------15100.010.6
2009Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle21P12--47--11111.0000.92------12100.08.5
2010Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle22P7--12--331.0000.43------7100.04.9
2011Mahoning Valley Scrappers NYPLA-cle23P2---------------2100.02.7
2012Arizona Indians ArizRkcle24P2---------------2100.03.6
2012Akron Aeros EastAAcle24P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.4
2013Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25P45-5498-117171.0000.380.314180.0-45100.027.8
2014Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26P64-63910-119191.0000.300.306185.7-64100.039.5
2015Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27P72-70810--18181.0000.250.268188.9-72100.044.4
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28P54-5177-114141.0000.260.275-100.0-54100.033.5
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29P61-5754-1991.0000.150.166185.7-61100.037.7
MLB Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P296-2953839-477771.0000.260.2629487.9-2960.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P19--59--14141.0000.74------190.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P17--27-1991.0000.53------170.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P27--11124-2723.8520.85------270.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P27--1314212927.9311.00------270.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2---------------20.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P13--692-1715.8821.15------130.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2006Gulf Coast Indians GCLRkcle1811----------
2007Lake County Captains SALAcle1927----------
2008Kinston Indians CaroA+cle2027----------
2009Akron Aeros EastAAcle2115----------
2009Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle2112----------
2010Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle227----------
2011Mahoning Valley Scrappers NYPLA-cle232----------
2012Arizona Indians ArizRkcle242----------
2012Akron Aeros EastAAcle242----------
2013Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2545----------
2014Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2664----------
2015Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2772----------
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2854----------
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2961----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2009Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB21000.0002-200202.0300001001.5013.500.000.004.5000.00.000
2010Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB22100.0030300005.2500005000.967.940.000.007.9400.001.000
2013Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25201.8011011003110.0922129101.108.100.901.808.104.501.801.000
2014Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26007.7190900009.11188348001.6510.612.893.867.712.007.71.000
2015Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27001.001001000319.09211311001.339.001.003.0011.003.672.00.000
2015Chicago CubsDiv SeriesMLB27006.0030300323.04221020001.3312.003.000.006.0006.00.000
2015Chicago CubsChamp. SeriesMLB27000.0020200202.01000120001.004.500.004.509.002.000.00.000
2016Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB280012.3890900208.0171111128002.3819.131.132.259.004.0012.38.000
2016Chicago CubsDiv SeriesMLB28105.4030300001.21110120001.675.400.005.4010.802.005.401.000
2016Chicago CubsChamp. SeriesMLB28004.5020200202.03110010001.5013.500.000.004.5004.50.000
2016Chicago CubsWorld SeriesMLB28003.8620200202.14111020001.9015.433.860.007.7103.86.000
2017Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB290114.7350500003.2866113002.8119.642.452.457.363.0014.73.000
2017Chicago CubsChamp. SeriesMLB29016.0030300103.05222040001.6715.006.000.0012.0006.00.000
2018Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB30007.7150500004.2644027001.9011.570.003.8613.503.507.71.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 8 yrs315.50522500010252.368333271452101.5711.691.202.418.943.715.68.750
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs105.7960600324.7533114001.299.641.931.937.714.005.791.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs013.8670700507.0933217001.4311.572.571.299.007.003.86.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs003.8620200202.3411102001.7115.433.860.007.7103.86.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB2231000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs211000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2008Minor League High-A All-Star Team (SP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2017-12-15RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 2-year contract for 2018-2019 ($8.5m) [Free Agent] 4--4.529.293Team Roster on 2017-12-15
2017-12-02RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted Free Agency (non-tendered)29.280  
2017-01-12RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($5.8m) [Avoids arbitration]28.321Team Roster on 2017-01-12
2016-09-06CLChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL28.193Team Roster on 2016-09-06
2016-08-19CLChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained right triceps28.175Team Roster on 2016-08-19
2016-01-17CLChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($4.2m) [Avoids arbitration]27.326Team Roster on 2016-01-17
2014-06-03RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from Paternity Leave list26.098Team Roster on 2014-06-03
2014-06-02RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from Paternity Leave list26.097Team Roster on 2014-06-02
2014-05-30RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)-PaternityOff-RosterPlaced on Paternity Leave list26.094Team Roster on 2014-05-30
2013-03-05RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.49m)25.008Team Roster on 2013-03-05
2012-12-06PChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActive--Drafted from Indians by Cubs in Rule 5 Draft24.284Team Roster on 2012-12-06
2012-11-08PCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)-Minors--Re-signed with Indians24.256Team Roster on 2012-11-08
2012-08-21PCleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)-Minors--24.177Team Roster on 2012-08-21
* 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
2013Chicago CubsTeam Payroll25490,000-77548-3,023,990490,000490,0002013-03-05 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.49m)
2014Chicago CubsTeam Payroll26514,000-58722353,256,497500,0001,004,000
2015Chicago CubsTeam Payroll27544,000354525403,571,283507,5001,548,000
2016Chicago CubsTeam Payroll284,200,00042651671++3,498,245507,5005,748,0002016-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($4.2m) [Avoids arbitration]
2017Chicago CubsTeam Payroll295,800,00052161277++3,651,709535,00011,548,0002017-01-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($5.8m) [Avoids arbitration]
2018Houston AstrosTeam Payroll304,000,000-24715694,360,045545,00015,548,0002017-12-15 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2018-2019 ($8.5m) [Free Agent] 4--4.5
* 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