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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Ricky Neal Horton
Stat Years
1980-1991  [mlb] 1984-1990
Height/Weight
6-2 / 195
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (475) ... OF (1)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
F.D. Roosevelt (Hyde Park,NY)
Colleges
University of Virginia (Charlottesville, Virginia)
Draft
Selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in Round #4 (#93 overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Roland Johnson,Tim Thompson
MLB Debut
1984-04-07 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.252)
Service Time
Organizations
SLN [10] LAN [2] CLE [1] MIL [1] CHA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 12995 ... retro id: hortr001 ... mlbam id: 116163
Relations
Brother of David Horton
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts33Walks62Hittable40SO/BB45vsPower40Hitting19Durability68Team.518Ratings Explained
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1980Gastonia CardinalsSALAsln-201---243.6414300011142.0302117325301001.316.430.645.366.434.501.20.333
    1980St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+sln-201---026.12650001025.0291817117138001.8410.440.366.124.686.480.76.000
    1980Minor Totals: SLNbyYearA+/A----202---264.5720800012167.0593934442439001.517.930.545.645.785.241.02.250
    1981St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+sln-212---734.412815218132100.01015249649667011.509.090.544.415.944.681.35.700
    1981Minor Totals: SLNbyYearA+----211---734.412815218132100.01015249649667011.509.090.544.415.944.681.35.700
    1982Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-223---963.15161652000108.2834538652906021.246.870.504.317.453.731.73.600
    1982Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-223---236.69860012036.1473127611373041.6011.641.492.729.177.683.36.400
    1982Minor Totals: SLNbyYearAAA/AA----222---1194.03242252120145.0130766512631279061.338.070.743.917.884.722.02.550
    1983Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-234---1064.82302431160157.017799842058928021.5010.151.153.325.275.681.59.625
    1983Minor Totals: SLNbyYearAAA----231---1064.82302431160157.017799842058928021.5010.151.153.325.275.681.59.625
    1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln49245Log - Sp - Ext - Perf943.443718117191125.214053481439765611.4210.031.002.795.443.801.95.692
    1984MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf943.453718117191125.714053481439765611.4310.061.012.805.463.811.95.692
    1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln49256Log - Sp - Ext - Perf322.91493001046189.2843029534593231.328.430.503.415.923.011.74.600
    1985MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf322.93493001046189.7843029534593231.328.480.503.435.953.031.74.600
    1986Springfield CardinalsMidwAsln-267---000.0011000002.02000020001.009.000.000.009.000.000.00.000
    1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln49267Log - Sp - Ext - Perf432.244291012333100.1772525726491011.036.910.632.334.402.241.88.571
    1986Minor Totals: SLNbyYearA----261---000.0011000002.02000020001.009.000.000.009.000.002.00.000
    1986MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf432.254291012333100.3772525726491011.036.920.632.344.412.251.88.571
    1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln49278Log - Sp - Ext - Perf833.826760024617125.012758531542553401.359.141.083.023.964.181.31.727
    1987MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf833.826760024617125.012758531542553401.359.141.083.023.964.181.31.727
    1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26289Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6104.865291012432109.11206459636280351.439.880.492.962.305.270.78.375
    1988Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan29289Log - Sp - Ext - Perf115.001200011209.011752280001.4411.002.002.008.007.004.00.500
    1988MLB Totals: CHA-LANbyYearMLB----282Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7114.886491013552118.31317164838360351.439.980.612.902.745.410.95.389
    1989Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-2910---101.0022000009.08110210001.118.000.002.001.001.000.501.000
    1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan292910Log - Sp - Ext - Perf005.0623000623026.2351515111120011.7211.810.343.714.055.061.09.000
    1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln492910Log - Sp - Ext - Perf034.731180013045.2502424210140031.319.850.391.972.764.731.40.000
    1989Minor Totals: SLNbyYearAAA----291---101.0022000009.08110210001.118.000.002.001.001.000.501.000
    1989MLB Totals: LAN-SLNbyYearMLB----292Log - Sp - Ext - Perf034.8734800726072.3853939321260041.4710.610.372.623.254.871.24.000
    1990Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAmil-3011---314.81550000024.137171327101011.8113.680.742.593.706.291.43.750
    1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln493011Log - Sp - Ext - Perf114.9332000832142.0522523322181111.7611.140.644.713.865.360.82.500
    1990Minor Totals: MILbyYearAAA----301---314.85550000024.337171327101011.8313.820.752.613.736.351.43.750
    1990MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf114.9332000832142.0522523322181111.7611.140.644.713.865.360.82.500
    1991Canton/Akron IndiansEastAAcle-3112---123.6725000725127.025121115230021.118.330.331.677.674.004.60.333
    1991Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-3112---326.6722000622127.037212047180001.6312.331.332.336.007.002.57.600
    1991Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAAA/AA----312---445.17470001347254.0623331512410021.3710.330.832.006.835.503.42.500
    MLB Totals (9 yrs)32273.7632553318127215673.3696301281552223191316151.369.310.742.974.274.021.44.542
    National League Totals (8 yrs)26173.5427344216922913564.0576237222491862911313101.359.190.782.974.643.781.56.605
    American League Totals (1 yrs)6104.875291012432109.31206459636280351.439.900.492.972.315.280.78.375
    Minor League Totals38294.471577710423805558.357631727749233382340121.459.290.793.766.165.111.64.567
    Minor: A Totals243.4815400011144.0322117325321001.306.550.615.116.554.301.28.333
    Minor: A+ Totals754.753420218142125.013070667667915011.579.360.504.755.695.041.20.583
    Minor: AA Totals1083.264116527251135.710857497571136041.227.190.473.797.523.791.98.556
    Minor: AAA Totals19125.156737318301253.7306169145328515812071.5410.881.143.025.626.011.86.613
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (6 yrs)25163.4423844216219413528.353021520246173271131391.339.030.782.954.623.661.57.610
    Chicago White Sox Totals (1 yrs)6104.875291012432109.31206459636280351.439.900.492.972.315.280.78.375
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (2 yrs)115.1135000735035.7462220313200011.6811.760.773.325.115.631.54.500
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln4924pL-S-E-P139312200000011306000.065.094.065.1593820.032.000.1112.6334.2113.000.00.000.0
    1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln4925pL-S-E-P24916110000003502000.063.211.063.2742110.188.000.09114.2923.811.670.00.000.0
    1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln4926pL-S-E-P34218010000005302000.056.261.056.3172510.278.000.06720.0012.000.600.00.000.0
    1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln4927pL-S-E-P46829251000001900000.172.200.207.4073061.069.035.2503.3330.009.000.00.0020.0
    1989Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-29p---522010001000001000.500.500.5001.000310.000.000.5000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2929pL-S-E-P5231000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln4929pL-S-E-P51111031000000102000.273.273.364.6371341.091.091.3000.007.690.000.00.0033.3
    1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln4930pL-S-E-P6324000000000101000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)2641105122000001033013000.109.183.127.310133142.109.018.1567.5224.813.300.00.0016.7
    National League Totals (7 yrs)2641105122000001033013000.109.183.127.310133142.109.018.1567.5224.813.300.00.0016.7
    Minor League Totals22010001000001000.500.500.5001.000310.000.000.5000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals22010001000001000.500.500.5001.000310.000.000.5000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (6 yrs)2411095122000001032013000.110.185.128.313132142.110.018.1567.5824.243.200.00.0016.7
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (1 yrs)231000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1980Gastonia CardinalsSALA20P1400.0212221614.8751.000.0010.0100.04
    1981St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+21P2800.0423102827.9641.000.0021.2100.02
    1982Arkansas TravelersTexAA22P1600.0621112827.9641.700.0011.8100.08
    1982Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA22P800.02500771.0000.900.005.9100.016
    1983Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA23P3000.0520142625.9620.800.0022.2100.05
    1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB24P370125.2535334340.9301.100.3222.894.95
    1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB25P49089.2921203230.9380.600.3430.2100.04
    1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB26P420100.14240328281.0000.700.2826.1100.03
    1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB27OF101.0000000.0000.000.000.61.511
    1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB27P670125.01231224543.9560.600.3441.498.52
    1988Chicago White SoxALMLB28P520109.1523243028.9330.500.2632.3100.02
    1988Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB28P1209.00400441.0000.300.447.5100.011
    1989Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA29P200.00601661.0003.000.001.4100.015
    1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB29P23026.21400551.0000.200.1914.4100.010
    1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB29P11045.2190210101.0000.900.226.8100.012
    1990Denver ZephyrsAmerAAA30P500.0051165.8331.000.003.4100.024
    1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB30P32042.02140216161.0000.500.3819.8100.06
    1991Canton/Akron IndiansEastAA31P2500.0351098.8890.300.0017.9100.04
    1991Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAA31P2200.00602661.0000.300.0015.8100.06
    MLB Totals - (OF)101000000.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (P)32506713916591611.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)67007422811.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)41009262111.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (P)28004231011.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (P)14002122211.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1980Minor14----------
    1981Minor28----------
    1982Minor24----------
    1983Minor30----------
    1984MLB37----------
    1985MLB49----------
    1986MLB42----------
    1987MLB67--------1-
    1988MLB64----------
    1989MLB34----------
    1989Minor2----------
    1990MLB32----------
    1990Minor5----------
    1991Minor47----------
    Totals475--------1-