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Rick LueckenTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1980-1991 MLB Years: 1989-1990
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1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-255Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRichard Fred Luecken
Height6-6Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 15,1960 [57.248]PlaceMcallen,Texas
High SchoolSpring Woods (Houston,TX)
CollegeTexas A&M University (College Station,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Seattle Mariners [Team Picks] in the 27th round (667th overall) of the 1983 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 12th round (311st overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 1st round (18th overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsSteve Vrablik
MLB DebutJune 6,1989 [28.203]
OrganizationsSEA [4] KCA [3] ATL [1] CHN [1] TOR [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID14525Retrosheet IDluecr001MLBAM ID117990
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts59Walks41Hittable54SO/BB43vsPower54Hitting0Durability63Team.517Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1980Texas A&M UniversitySWCNCAA-1ST19952.7016160840090.0663827056560001.366.60--5.605.601.00.643-
1981Texas A&M UniversitySWCNCAA-1ST20522.86990400050.0381716031500001.376.79--5.548.941.61.714-
1982Texas A&M UniversitySWCNCAA-1ST21622.6512111410171.0533421041630001.326.69--5.177.951.54.750-
1983Texas A&M UniversitySWCNCAA-1Rel22000.0017017000074.00000061000--------7.420.00--
1983Bellingham MarinersNwstA-sea-ST22543.5614122201078.0703931437835001.378.040.464.259.542.24.556-
1984Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAsea31ST2311133.79262605100163.216685691388909001.559.130.714.844.951.02.458-
1985Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-S/R24486.9318144204085.211170661239445001.7511.661.264.104.621.13.333-
1986Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAsea34S/R25675.2817143420088.210657521042552001.6710.761.024.265.581.31.462-
1987Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-ST26994.75282442000146.016386771253885001.4810.050.743.275.421.66.500-
1988Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-Rel27412.19210210019524.2178607301000.976.20--2.5510.954.29.800-
1988Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-Rel27502.03260260022940.045109115272001.5010.130.233.386.081.801.000-
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--R/CL0912.094704700411464.2621815122573001.308.630.143.067.932.59.9002.23
1989Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-R/CL28412.313603600291646.2331412022396001.186.36--4.247.521.77.800-
1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca40Rel28213.42190190012123.22399313160101.528.751.144.946.081.23.6674.71
1990Richmond BravesILAAAatl-Rel29111.35808006413.0113208150001.437.43--5.4010.131.88.500-
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl49Rel29145.77360360011153.0733634530352031.9412.400.855.095.941.17.2004.58
1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor38Rel29009.0010100101.02111100003.0018.009.009.00--0.00-18.81
1991Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-Rel30009.8250500107.012881832002.7314.731.239.823.680.38--
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter355.10560560024277.2984644944512131.8311.361.045.105.911.16.3752.01
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter49444.30199901091538234691.17343803325331947437001.529.510.694.136.141.49.527-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter14104.52931479206229191.021210597149212815001.589.890.654.295.971.39.583-
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter30304.34926428113195421.04522362043519026317001.529.620.744.045.601.38.500-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter543.5614122201078.0703931437835001.378.040.464.259.542.24.556-
NCAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2092.0254361816501285.2157896401282300001.004.95--4.037.251.80.690-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter145.77360360011153.0733634530352031.9412.400.855.095.941.17.200-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter213.42190190012123.22399313160101.528.751.144.946.081.23.667-
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter009.0010100101.02111100003.0018.009.009.00--0.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings8145.10159015900686220.0278130125251251446381.8311.361.045.105.911.16.3642.01
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings16144.30632934512611220.02331201051710115012001.529.510.694.136.141.49.533-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl49p29363111000000100001.333.333.6671.000213.500.334.333.4330.0033.330.000.000.00100.00
1991Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-p3051000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter363111000000100001.333.333.6671.000213.500.334.333.0000.0033.330.000.000.00100.00
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter51000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter51000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter363111000000100001.333.333.6671.000213.500.334.333.0000.0033.330.000.000.00100.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16214555000000500005.333.333.6671.0009514.500.334.333.0000.0033.330.000.000.00100.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16232000000000000000.000.000.000.0000032.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1983Bellingham Mariners NwstA-sea22P14--6121-1918.9471.29------14100.020.6
1984Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAsea23P26--837164645.9781.73------26100.018.1
1985Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea24P18--612--18181.0001.00------18100.012.8
1986Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAsea25P17--516122221.9551.24------17100.012.0
1987Memphis Chicks SouAAkca26P28--917112726.9630.93------28100.019.6
1988Memphis Chicks SouAAkca27P21--12--331.0000.14------21100.014.7
1988Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca27P26--19-110101.0000.38------26100.018.3
1989Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca28P36--210--12121.0000.33------36100.024.7
1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28P19-2322--441.0000.210.17-----19100.011.7
1990Richmond Braves ILAAAatl29P8---1--111.0000.13------8100.05.5
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl29P36-5356--11111.0000.310.21-----36100.022.2
1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29P1-1-------------1100.00.6
1991Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn30P5---3--331.0000.60------5100.03.5
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P56-7778--15151.0000.270.19-----560.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P93--935-144441.0000.47------930.00.0
AA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P92--2372399895.9691.03------920.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P14--6121-1918.9471.29------140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1983Bellingham Mariners NwstA-sea2214----------
1984Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAsea2326----------
1985Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea2418----------
1986Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAsea2517----------
1987Memphis Chicks SouAAkca2628----------
1988Memphis Chicks SouAAkca2721----------
1988Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca2726----------
1989Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca2836----------
1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2819----------
1990Richmond Braves ILAAAatl298----------
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2936----------
1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor291----------
1991Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn305----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1990-10-26Released by Blue Jays. 
1990-09-24Claimed on waivers by Blue Jays from Braves. 
1989-12-15TradeTraded by Royals with Charlie Leibrandt to Braves for Jim Lemasters and Gerald Perry. 
1986-12-10TradeTraded by Mariners with Danny Tartabull to Royals for Mike Kingery, Steve Shields and Scott Bankhead. 
* 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
1989Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll2868,000-6082519429,80262,50068,000
1990Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll29114,000-5832517515,727100,000182,000
1990Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll29114,000-5832717515,727100,000182,000
* 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