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Rick MatulaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1976-1982 MLB Years: 1979-1981
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PositionsP-161Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRichard Carlton Matula
Height6-0Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 22,1953 [65.208]PlaceWharton,Texas
High SchoolWharton (Wharton,TX)
CollegeSam Houston State University (Huntsville,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Atlanta Braves [Team Picks] in the 14th round (315th overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Montreal Expos [Team Picks] in the 16th round (365th overall) of the 1972 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutApril 8,1979 [25.137]
OrganizationsATL [6] DET [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID14906Retrosheet IDmatur101MLBAM ID118448
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts26Walks72Hittable32SO/BB47vsPower32Hitting7Durability63Team.515Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1976nullRk--Rel22352.6320020000048.0491814014310001.319.19--2.635.812.21.375-
1976nullA--Rel22107.5030300006.010550080001.6715.00----12.000.001.000-
1976Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0453.1723023000054.0592319014390001.359.83--2.336.502.79.444-
1977Greenwood BravesWcarAatl-Rel23212.14707000221.0198504150001.108.14--1.716.433.75.667-
1977Savannah BravesSouAAatl-S/R23853.242211112100100.011751361227753101.4410.531.082.436.752.78.615-
1977Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R01063.052911182102121.013659411231903101.3810.120.892.316.692.90.625-
1978Savannah BravesSouAAatl-S/R24753.1027918320587.08239301030484001.298.481.033.104.971.60.583-
1978Richmond BravesILAAAatl-Rel24303.1516016000140.039161458231001.188.781.131.805.182.881.000-
1978Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R01053.12439343206127.012155441538715001.258.571.062.695.031.87.667-
1979Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl29ST258104.15282801000171.019390791464673101.5010.140.743.363.521.05.4444.13
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl29ST2611134.58333033120176.2195100901760623301.449.930.873.063.161.03.4584.32
1981Richmond BravesILAAAatl-S/R27742.9716115414194.01004131432373001.409.570.383.063.541.16.636-
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl29Rel27006.4350500207.08551200001.4310.291.292.57--0.00-5.31
1982Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-S/R28385.6236102600110113.214191711649524001.6711.161.273.884.121.06.273-
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter19234.41665884140354.1396195174321261296401.4710.040.813.193.271.02.4521.51
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter34283.641474110694159509.25572692064716428915101.419.840.832.905.101.76.548-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter13124.2268214741152247.228014811625891128001.4910.170.913.234.071.26.520-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter15103.184920295305187.0199906622571237101.379.581.062.745.922.16.600-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter313.3310010000227.029131004230001.229.67--1.337.675.75.750-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter352.6320020000048.0491814014310001.319.19--2.635.812.21.375-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter19234.41665884140354.1396195174321261296401.4710.040.813.193.271.02.452-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12144.41413652120220.02451211082078804201.4710.040.813.193.271.02.4621.51
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15123.646318454264220.02401168920711256001.419.840.832.905.101.76.556-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977Savannah BravesSouAAatl-23222000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1977Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         292000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1979Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl29p2528531500000012306002.094.111.094.2055060.167.000.019.0971.6738.3323.000.000.000.00
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl29p2633570600000022505000.105.136.105.2416064.188.000.035.1163.1339.0612.500.000.000.00
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl29p2751000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter66111111000000348011002.099.123.099.222110125.175.000.027.0002.4038.4016.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter292000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter222000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Atlanta Braves Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter66111111000000348011002.099.123.099.222110125.175.000.027.0002.4038.4016.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1622722270000007118027005.099.123.099.222270307.175.000.027.0002.4038.4016.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162110000000001100000.000.000.000.0000011.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Savannah Braves SouAAatl24P27--713222220.9090.74------27100.018.8
1978Richmond Braves ILAAAatl24P16--32--551.0000.31------16100.011.5
1979Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25P28-1711523-638381.0001.360.22-----28100.017.5
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26P33-1762028154948.9801.450.27-----33100.020.5
1981Richmond Braves ILAAAatl27P16--714112221.9551.31------16100.011.5
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27P5-711--221.0000.400.29-----5100.04.7
1982Evansville Triplets AmerAAAdet28P36--1519113534.9710.94------36100.027.1
MLB Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P66-35436521118988.9891.330.25-----660.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P68--2535226260.9680.88------680.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P27--713222220.9090.74------270.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Savannah Braves SouAAatl2427----------
1978Richmond Braves ILAAAatl2416----------
1979Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2528----------
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2633----------
1981Richmond Braves ILAAAatl2716----------
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl275----------
1982Evansville Triplets AmerAAAdet2836----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1982-03-29Released by Braves. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.