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Ron MeridithHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1978-1988 MLB Years: 1984-1987
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PositionsP-319Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRonald Knox Meridith
Height6-0Weight175BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateNovember 26,1956 [61.091]PlaceSan Pedro,California
High SchoolBolsa Grande (Garden Grove,CA)
CollegeOral Roberts University (Tulsa,OK)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros in the 4th round (89th overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 16,1984 [27.294]
OrganizationsHOU [5] CHN [3] TEX [2] DET [1] SDN [1] SLN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID15302Retrosheet IDmerir001MLBAM ID118970
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts36Walks64Hittable37SO/BB54vsPower37Hitting0Durability54Team.497Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1978Oral RobertsCollegeNCAASrST211412.321616012300124.09540320591090001.246.90--4.287.911.85.933-
1978Gulf Coast AstrosGCLRkhou-ST21203.00220000012.012640362001.259.00--2.254.502.001.000-
1978Daytona AstrosFSLA+hou-ST21364.34990410056.0592827317310001.369.480.482.734.981.82.333-
1978Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0564.1011110410068.0713431320372001.349.400.402.654.901.85.455-
1979Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-ST229114.29262338301149.015075711478634001.539.060.854.713.810.81.450-
1980Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-S/R23952.54251787200145.014348411440823001.268.880.872.485.092.05.643-
1981Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-S/R24765.453416183091132.016693801563704001.7311.321.024.304.771.11.538-
1982Hawaii IslandersPCLAAAsdn-Rel25623.803743310161111.010553471441688001.318.491.133.315.501.66.750-
1983Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou1S/R26236.43378290016591.012874651033593001.7712.660.993.265.841.79.400-
1984Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-Rel27733.17495440024893.2883333733782001.298.460.673.177.492.36.700-
1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn38Rel27003.3830300005.06521241001.5010.131.693.386.752.00-4.83
1985Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-Rel28411.32250250019741.0299607290000.886.37--1.546.374.14.800-
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn38Rel28324.4732032008146.0532423324230011.6610.290.584.664.470.96.6004.15
1986Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-S/R29774.4234171700103118.012563586526013001.509.530.463.974.581.15.500-
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex38Rel29103.0050500003.02110120001.006.00--3.006.002.001.0002.44
1987Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-S/R30116.23431000017.02813122371001.7914.541.041.563.632.33.500-
1987Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-Rel30100.00707005012.010200550001.227.30--3.653.651.001.000-
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--S/R0213.641138005029.238151228121001.5511.530.612.433.641.50.667-
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex38Rel30106.1011011000020.2251814712170001.7910.893.055.237.401.421.0007.37
1988Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-Rel31009.0040400004.07441101002.0015.752.252.25--0.00--
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter524.7851051008174.08648401139461011.6610.271.314.665.501.18.7142.27
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter58454.102931041892369926981.210505014488637655841001.459.620.793.445.111.48.563-
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter35234.4223153178409925619.26863443055523837632001.499.950.803.455.451.58.603-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter18163.4351401115501294.0293123112281181457001.408.970.863.614.441.23.529-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter364.34990410056.0592827317310001.369.480.482.734.981.82.333-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter203.00220000012.012640362001.259.00--2.254.502.001.000-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1412.321616012300124.09540320591090001.246.90--4.287.911.85.933-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter324.3535035008151.2592925426271011.6510.280.704.534.701.04.600-
Texas Rangers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter205.7016016000023.2271915713190001.6910.272.664.947.231.461.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1564.78149014900233220.0251140117321141343031.6610.271.314.665.501.18.7142.27
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13104.1066234351226220.023511210019841259001.459.620.793.445.111.48.565-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1983Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou1p26393000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1984Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-p27497340000000100000.571.571.5711.142407.667.000.000.5190.0014.290.000.000.000.00
1985Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-p28251000000000101000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn38p28324010000001100000.250.400.250.650105.333.000.250.32120.0020.001.000.000.000.00
1986Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-p29356000000000102000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter324010000001100000.250.400.250.650105.333.000.250.00020.0020.001.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter17617540000000403000.235.235.235.4704020.308.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter14817340000000403000.235.235.235.4704020.308.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter324010000001100000.250.400.250.650105.333.000.250.00020.0020.001.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16220050000005500000.250.400.250.6505025.333.000.250.00020.0020.001.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16216540000000403000.235.235.235.4704018.308.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou21P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.03.7
1978Daytona Astros FSLA+hou21P9--21--331.0000.33------9100.06.7
1979Columbus Astros SouAAhou22P26--916-225251.0000.96------26100.018.2
1981Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou24P34--12172-3129.9350.85------34100.024.5
1982Hawaii Islanders PCLAAAsdn25P37--519232624.9230.65------37100.025.7
1983Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou26P37--4121-1716.9410.43------3994.926.1
1984Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn27P49--714-121211.0000.43------49100.031.8
1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27P3-51---111.0000.330.20-----3100.01.9
1985Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn28P25--361-109.9000.36------25100.017.7
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28P32-46-9-1991.0000.280.20-----32100.019.9
1986Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn29P34--321112524.9600.71------3597.123.9
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex29P5-3-2--221.0000.400.67-----5100.03.1
1987Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex30P7--12--331.0000.43------7100.05.0
1987Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet30P4--13--441.0001.00------4100.02.9
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex30P11-20-5-1551.0000.450.25-----11100.06.8
1988Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln31P4--1---111.0000.25------4100.02.8
MLB Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P51-74116-217171.0000.330.23-----510.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P231--379475138131.9490.57------2310.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P26--916-225251.0000.96------260.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P9--21--331.0000.33------90.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2---1--111.0000.50------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou212----------
1978Daytona Astros FSLA+hou219----------
1979Columbus Astros SouAAhou2226----------
1981Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou2434----------
1982Hawaii Islanders PCLAAAsdn2537----------
1983Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou2637----------
1984Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn2749----------
1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn273----------
1985Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn2825----------
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2832----------
1986Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn2934----------
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex295----------
1987Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex307----------
1987Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet304----------
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex3011----------
1988Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln314----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1987-06-18Purchased by Tigers from Rangers. 
1986-07-26TradeTraded by Cubs to Rangers for Rick Surhoff and Bryan Dial. 
1984-04-09TradeTraded by Braves to Cubs for Terry Leach. 
1984-02-14TradeTraded by Astros to Braves for Jose Alvarez. 
* 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
1985Chicago CubsTeam Payroll2860,000-51636-370,78060,00060,000
1986Texas RangersTeam Payroll2960,000-61433-386,34760,000120,000
1987Texas RangersTeam Payroll3060,000-59525-344,90660,000180,000
* 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