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Melvin MercedesTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2017 MLB Years: 2014-2014
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PositionsP-240Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMelvin Mercedes
Height6-3Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 2,1990 [28.017]PlaceEl Seybo,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2008 by the Detroit Tigers.
Signing ScoutsMiguel RodriguezRamon PerezService Time0.003 (2014)
MLB DebutAugust 15,2014 [23.286]
OrganizationsDET [7] Awards0
TBC Player ID152960Retrosheet IDmercm001MLBAM ID542235
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (65.22%) -- Changeup (26.09%) -- Slider (8.70%)
Fastball Velocity [2014] - 93.44
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts24Walks46Hittable37SO/BB31vsPower37Hitting0Durability68Team.500Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2009Gulf Coast Tigers (East)GCLRkdet-R/CL18111.822602600251624.21995014205101.346.93--5.117.301.43.500-
2009West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAdet-Rel180111.5730300002.01430310001.713.86--11.573.860.33.000-
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--R/CL0122.672902900251626.120138017215101.376.67--5.677.001.24.333-
2010West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAdet44Rel19125.03150150011319.2161111019122001.787.32--8.695.490.63.333-
2011Connecticut TigersNYPLA-det44Rel20312.6721021005333.2321710016214001.438.55--4.285.611.31.750-
2011West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAdet-Rel200010.8020200101.23220110002.4016.20--5.405.401.00--
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0313.0623023006334.0351912017224001.478.92--4.335.601.29.750-
2012West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAdet41Rel21032.80370370022964.0542520323434101.207.550.423.226.021.87.000-
2012Lakeland Flying TigersFSLA+det55Rel21000.0010100101.01000100002.009.00--9.00--0.00--
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0032.76380380023965.0552520324434101.217.580.413.315.921.79.000-
2013Lakeland Flying TigersFSLA+det44R/CL22310.962402400211128.0237315170101.007.390.321.615.463.40.750-
2013Erie SeaWolvesEastAAdetR/CL22211.442602600241225.02310439192001.288.281.083.246.842.11.667-
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--R/CL0521.195005000452353.046177414362101.137.810.682.386.112.57.714-
2014Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet44Rel23034.92460460018360.0693533816313001.4110.291.192.394.621.94.000-
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet54Rel23000.0010100002.0000002000--------9.000.00-1.13
2015Erie SeaWolvesEastAAdet41Rel24112.7316115007126.0289809201101.419.57--3.086.842.22.500-
2015Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet0Rel24016.68221210010033.2472825314321101.8112.560.803.748.552.29.000-
2015Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0124.95382360017159.1753733323522201.6311.250.453.457.802.26.333-
2016Oaxaca GuerrerosMexAAA-Rel25524.7335035007032.0361817412210001.4810.021.113.345.851.75.714-
2017York RevolutionAtlInd-Rel26003.6870700107.09431183001.3611.051.231.239.828.00--
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100002.0000002000--------9.000.00--2.00
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter16173.5927422720015258349.03521751412214223822501.408.970.563.626.071.68.485-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter565.34103110200353125.015281751542844101.5410.831.072.995.982.00.455-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter322.104214100311351.0511912318393101.348.940.533.166.842.17.600-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter310.932502500221129.0247316170101.037.450.311.865.282.83.750-
A Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter163.685705700341286.0744236346576101.367.570.314.705.831.24.143-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter312.6721021005333.2321710016214001.438.55--4.285.611.31.750-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter111.822602600251624.21995014205101.346.93--5.117.301.43.500-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter003.6870700107.09431183001.3611.051.231.239.828.00--
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100002.0000002000--------9.000.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings000.0011001100000220.000000220000--------9.000.00--2.00
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings10113.591711170009536220.021910988148814814301.408.970.563.626.071.68.476-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2009Gulf Coast Tigers (East) GCLRkdet18P26--29--11111.0000.42------26100.044.1
2009West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet18P3---1--111.0000.33------3100.02.1
2010West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet19P15--11--221.0000.13------15100.010.8
2011Connecticut Tigers NYPLA-det20P21--410--14141.0000.67------21100.028.4
2011West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet20P2---------------2100.01.4
2012West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet21P37--211111413.9290.35------37100.026.4
2012Lakeland Flying Tigers FSLA+det21P1---------------1100.00.8
2013Lakeland Flying Tigers FSLA+det22P24--141-65.8330.21------24100.018.2
2013Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet22P26--16--771.0000.27------26100.018.3
2014Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet23P46--292-1311.8460.24------46100.032.2
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet23P1-2-1--111.0001.000.50-----1100.00.6
2015Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet24P16--42--661.0000.38------16100.011.3
2015Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet24P22--151-76.8570.27------22100.015.3
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1-2-1--111.0001.000.50-----10.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P68--3143-2017.8500.25------680.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P42--58--13131.0000.31------420.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P25--141-65.8330.20------250.00.0
A Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P57--313111716.9410.28------570.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P21--410--14141.0000.67------210.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P26--29--11111.0000.42------260.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2009Gulf Coast Tigers (East) GCLRkdet1826----------
2009West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet183----------
2010West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet1915----------
2011Connecticut Tigers NYPLA-det2021----------
2011West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet202----------
2012West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet2137----------
2012Lakeland Flying Tigers FSLA+det211----------
2013Lakeland Flying Tigers FSLA+det2224----------
2013Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet2226----------
2014Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet2346----------
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet231----------
2015Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet2416----------
2015Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet2422----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2013Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB220013.5020200002.0333140003.5013.504.5018.000.000.0013.50.000
2014Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB23012.2530300214.0211103000.504.502.250.006.7502.25.000
2015Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB24000.0030300001.2000002000.000.000.000.0010.8000.00.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs014.7080800217.7544245001.175.872.354.705.871.254.70.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2016-03-29PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Tigers25.147  
2015-12-26PDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract25.054Team Roster on 2015-12-26
2015-11-11PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency25.009  
2015-09-04PDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Toledo (AAA)24.306Team Roster on 2015-09-04
2015-07-08PDetroit TigersErie (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Erie (AA)24.248Team Roster on 2015-07-08
2015-07-03PDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Toledo (AAA)24.243Team Roster on 2015-07-03
2015-06-24PDetroit TigersErie (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Erie (AA)24.234Team Roster on 2015-06-24
2014-12-20PDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors24.048Team Roster on 2014-12-20
2014-12-12PDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment24.040Team Roster on 2014-12-12
2014-08-17PDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Toledo (AAA)23.288Team Roster on 2014-08-17
2014-08-14PDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Toledo (AAA)23.285Team Roster on 2014-08-14
2014-03-19PDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Toledo (AAA)23.137Team Roster on 2014-03-19
2013-10-07PDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Erie (AA)22.339Team Roster on 2013-10-07
2013-06-22PDetroit TigersErie (AA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Erie (AA)22.232Team Roster on 2013-06-22
2013-03-11PDetroit TigersLakeland (A+)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Lakeland (A+)22.129Team Roster on 2013-03-11
2012-11-20PDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Minors22.018Team Roster on 2012-11-20
2012-06-15PDetroit TigersWest Michigan (A)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to West Michigan (A)21.225Team Roster on 2012-06-15
2012-06-12PDetroit TigersWest Michigan (A)-Minors--21.222Team Roster on 2012-06-12
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2009-07-13ContractSigned by Tigers 
* 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
2014Detroit TigersTeam Payroll23500,0000.00379438-3,256,497500,000500,000
* 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