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Eric FornataroTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2017 MLB Years: 2014-2014
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PositionsP-273Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameEric Anthony Fornataro
Height6-1Weight217BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 2,1988 [30.173]PlaceHouston,Texas
High SchoolMills Godwin (Richmond,VA)
CollegeMiami-Dade College (Homestead,FL), Pensacola State College (Pensacola,FL)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 6th round (185th overall) of the 2008 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$150,000Signing ScoutsCharlie GonzalezService Time0.032 (2014)
MLB DebutApril 21,2014 [26.110]
OrganizationsSLN [7] BAL [1] WAS [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID142515Retrosheet IDforne001MLBAM ID543174
Pitch Repertoire Sinker (60.76%) -- Fastball (29.75%) -- Curveball (6.33%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (3.16%)
Fastball Velocity [2014] - 86.78
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts16Walks55Hittable48SO/BB31vsPower48Hitting0Durability65Team.498Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2007Pensacola State CollegeCollegeNCAAFrRel19125.8911011000018.023171202130001.3611.29--0.986.386.50.333-
2008Miami-Dade CollegeCollegeNCAASoRel20722.8713013000078.0603425026770001.106.89--2.998.852.96.778-
2008Gulf Coast CardinalsGCLRksln-S/R20221.74936001031.02710616192001.067.840.291.745.523.17.500-
2008Johnson City CardinalsAppRksln50S/R20012.5721100117.05420362001.146.43--3.867.712.00.000-
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorRk--S/R0231.891147002138.03214819254001.087.580.242.135.922.78.400-
2009Batavia MuckdogsNYPLA-sln23S/R21402.15853000037.2239906141000.775.50--1.433.352.331.000-
2009Quad Cities River BanditsMidwAsln18ST21055.24761001034.0422520211111001.5411.010.522.882.881.00.000-
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorRk--S/R0453.6315114001071.1653429217252001.148.130.252.133.131.47.444-
2010Quad Cities River BanditsMidwAsln23ST227155.26282800000140.01611048213591007101.5710.330.833.786.411.69.318-
2011Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+sln23ST237133.67242401000144.2150685975011616001.389.330.443.117.222.32.350-
2012Springfield CardinalsTexAAsln51Rel24332.39570570017567.2552118117415001.067.320.132.265.452.41.500-
2013Gulf Coast CardinalsGCLRksln-Rel25003.0030300003.03210130001.339.00--3.009.003.00--
2013Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln51Rel25146.02374330013155.0654237523397101.5910.570.813.746.341.70.200-
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorRk--Rel0145.86404360013158.0684438524427101.5810.490.773.706.481.75.200-
2014Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln51R/CL26452.574404400281556.0462316320354001.187.390.483.215.631.75.444-
2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln67Rel26004.6680800609.211650130011.2410.24--0.932.793.00-3.13
2015Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas23Rel27145.5436135008050.0503231227333001.538.940.364.835.901.22.200-
2016New Britain BeesAtlInd-Rel28154.50350350013046.0532623315242101.4810.370.592.934.701.60.167-
2016Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal51Rel28218.1010010003010.0149916100002.0012.600.905.409.001.67.667-
2017Southern Maryland Blue CrAtlInd-ST29076.39990000038.0533327226242402.0812.550.476.165.680.92.000-
2017New Britain BeesAtlInd-S/R29025.851596005040.0472626225192301.8010.580.455.634.280.76.000-
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter004.6680800609.211650130011.2410.24--0.932.793.00-0.00
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter31534.1026572193107222635.06413492903522942748201.379.050.493.236.031.86.369-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter6134.681175112004916161.21619784107010714101.438.960.563.905.961.53.316-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter543.13670670020577.2693027223515001.188.000.232.675.912.22.556-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7133.67242401000144.2150685975011616001.389.330.443.117.222.32.350-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter7205.26353410010174.220312910215701118101.5610.460.773.615.721.59.259-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter402.15853000037.2239906141000.775.50--1.433.352.331.000-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter231.9814410002141.035169110284001.107.680.222.206.152.80.400-
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1145.5259184100180124.01538576766676801.7711.100.514.794.861.02.067-
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter843.4424024000096.2835137028900001.157.73--2.618.383.21.667-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter004.6680800609.211650130011.2410.24--0.932.793.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings004.661820182001370220.02501371140236800231.2410.24--0.932.793.00-0.00
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings11184.1091256600258220.0221120100127914717101.379.050.493.236.031.86.379-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2012Springfield CardinalsTexAAsln51p24231000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2013Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln51p25193000000000201000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2014Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln51p26271000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2015Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas23p2791000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2017Southern Maryland Blue CrAtlInd--2992010001000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.000.4380.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter786000000000401000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0057.140.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter555000000000301000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter231000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter92010001000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16212000000000802000.000.000.000.0000015.000.000.000.0000.0057.140.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2008Gulf Coast Cardinals GCLRksln20P9--16--771.0000.78------9100.016.4
2008Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln20P2--12--331.0001.50------2100.03.0
2009Batavia Muckdogs NYPLA-sln21P8--89--17171.0002.13------8100.010.5
2009Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAsln21P7--23--551.0000.71------7100.05.0
2010Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAsln22P28--4191-2423.9580.82------28100.020.3
2011Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln23P24--1119323330.9091.25------24100.017.4
2012Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln24P57--2121-1514.9330.25------57100.041.3
2013Gulf Coast Cardinals GCLRksln25P3---------------3100.05.1
2013Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln25P37--3121-1615.9380.41------37100.025.7
2014Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln26P44---51265.8330.11------44100.030.8
2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26P8-9111-32.6670.250.22-----8100.04.9
2015Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas27P36--25--771.0000.19------36100.025.0
2016Bowie Baysox EastAAbal28P10---1--111.0000.10------10100.07.0
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P8-9111-32.6670.250.22-----80.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P117--522222927.9310.23------1170.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P67--2131-1615.9380.22------670.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P24--1119323330.9091.25------240.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P35--6221-2928.9660.80------350.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P8--89--17171.0002.13------80.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P14--28--10101.0000.71------140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2008Gulf Coast Cardinals GCLRksln209----------
2008Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln202----------
2009Batavia Muckdogs NYPLA-sln218----------
2009Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAsln217----------
2010Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAsln2228----------
2011Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln2324----------
2012Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln2457----------
2013Gulf Coast Cardinals GCLRksln253----------
2013Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln2537----------
2014Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln2644----------
2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln268----------
2015Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas2736----------
2016Bowie Baysox EastAAbal2810----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2013St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25001.5060600206.0311022000.834.500.003.003.001.001.50.000
2014St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26007.2040400005.0744021101.8012.600.003.601.800.507.20.000
2015Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB270020.2540400102.2666132104.0920.253.3710.126.750.6720.25.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs007.2414014003013.7161111175201.6810.540.664.613.290.717.24.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2016-05-27PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Orioles28.146  
2016-05-03PBaltimore OriolesBowie (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Bowie (AA)28.122Team Roster on 2016-05-03
2016-04-19PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Orioles28.108  
2016-04-08PBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract28.097Team Roster on 2016-04-08
2015-07-27PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Nationals27.207  
2015-04-09PWashington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Syracuse (AAA)27.098Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2015-02-09PWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors27.038Team Roster on 2015-02-09
2015-02-03PWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment27.032Team Roster on 2015-02-03
2014-11-04PWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YMinors--Claimed off waivers from Cardinals by Nationals26.307Team Roster on 2014-11-04
2014-06-29PSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Memphis (AAA)26.179Team Roster on 2014-06-29
2014-06-23PSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Memphis (AAA)26.173Team Roster on 2014-06-23
2014-05-15PSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Memphis (AAA)26.134Team Roster on 2014-05-15
2014-04-17PSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Memphis (AAA)26.106Team Roster on 2014-04-17
2013-07-29PSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL25.209Team Roster on 2013-07-29
2013-07-15PSt. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)YDL-7InjuredAssigned to GCL Cardinals (Rk) for rehab25.195Team Roster on 2013-07-15
2013-06-25PSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Injured25.175Team Roster on 2013-06-25
2013-06-11PSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL25.161Team Roster on 2013-06-11
2013-06-01PSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Hamstring25.151Team Roster on 2013-06-01
2013-03-17PSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Memphis (AAA)25.075Team Roster on 2013-03-17
2012-11-20PSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Minors24.323Team Roster on 2012-11-20
2012-06-09PSt. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)-Minors--24.159Team Roster on 2012-06-09
* 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
2008St. Louis Cardinals-20150,000-------150,000Signing Bonus out of 2008 Draft (6th round - 185th overall)
2014St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll26500,0000.03279437-3,256,497500,000650,000
* 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