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Matt MerulloTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1984-1996 MLB Years: 1989-1995
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PositionsC-604, 1B-40, DH-27, OF-2Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMatthew Bates Merullo
Height6-2Weight200BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 4,1965 [52.352]PlaceWinchester,Massachusetts
High SchoolFairfield College Prep (Fairfield,CT)
CollegeUniversity of North Carolina (Chapel Hill,NC)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 7th round (179th overall) of the 1986 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutApril 12,1989 [23.251]
OrganizationsCHA [8] CAL [1] CHN [1] CLE [1] MIN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID15315Retrosheet IDmerum001MLBAM ID118985
RelationshipsGrandson of Lennie Merullo
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed18Power54Contact82XBH55RBIs65Runs38Hitting54Durability41Team.524Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984North CarolinaCollegeFrc185217434519043333131800000.293.342.414.7567213187.309.121.195.3426.959.631.382.1443.5025.49
1986North CarolinaCollegeJrc2049179255511073711101400000.307.344.486.8308718189.304.179.235.3665.297.411.403.7025.5732.73
1986Peninsula White SoxCaroA+cha-c2064208216312233510191610330.303.359.423.7828817231.313.120.216.3448.236.930.841.3069.3326.98
1987Daytona AdmiralsFSLA+cha-c2170250266511644711201800610.260.308.400.70810021276.261.140.220.3067.256.520.901.4562.5032.31
1987Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-21481671346702171062000000.275.301.353.654599173.303.078.120.2903.4711.563.331.1683.5019.57
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1184173911118666421263800610.266.305.381.68615930449.277.115.180.3005.798.461.461.3469.5027.03
1988Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-c221254495811726066032405931330.261.323.359.68216132496.287.098.189.3098.0611.901.481.2174.8327.35
1989Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-c233311919356032301161502320.294.370.420.790509140.308.126.252.35211.4310.710.942.1439.6725.71
1989Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcha-c2339021002002101000.222.364.333.6973112.250.111.333.33016.678.330.500.000.0050.00
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         3612819377032501181603320.289.369.414.7835310152.304.125.258.35011.8410.530.891.9742.6727.03
1989Chicago White SoxALMLBcha7c23318151810180161402102.222.273.272.54522290.254.050.111.2536.6715.562.331.1181.0011.11
1990Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-c241023785711026185024344933260.291.353.429.78216235420.316.138.222.3478.1011.671.441.9047.2531.82
1991Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-c25828560023002400000.214.267.429.69612230.182.215.286.3106.6713.332.006.6714.0033.33
1991Chicago White SoxALMLBcha5c-1b2580140832105210091801411.229.268.343.611486154.223.114.179.2715.8411.692.003.2528.0018.75
1992Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcha-c261445281114001200000.178.196.311.50714346.167.133.156.2272.174.352.002.1745.0037.50
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha5c262450391103001810100.180.208.240.44812253.209.060.080.2041.8915.098.000.000.0022.22
1993Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcha-c2710335250117301126502284731260.332.384.526.91018543386.356.194.267.3957.2512.181.683.1129.3336.75
1993Chicago White SoxALMLBcha5dh27820110000000101001.050.050.050.1001021.053.000.000.0450.004.760.000.000.000.00
1994Charlotte KnightsILAAAcle-c28112417521252061275202547427415.300.340.463.80319338455.310.163.228.3445.4910.331.882.6434.7530.40
1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2c28410110000002101000.100.250.100.3501013.111.000.200.19415.387.690.500.000.000.00
1995Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin12c2976195195514112701142731305.282.335.379.7147416216.318.097.164.3206.4812.501.930.46195.0029.09
1996Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+cal-c30936882016005700101.222.310.361.67113342.241.139.278.29911.9016.671.402.3836.0037.50
1996Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-c303089821801101081510101.236.303.360.66332999.270.124.225.2968.0815.151.881.0189.0042.86
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         39125162910021610132210202.232.305.360.6654512141.262.128.240.2979.2215.601.691.4262.5041.38
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter2234963711617275902326946919.234.281.319.60015826547.254.085.145.0005.8512.612.161.2870.8622.41
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter7212547319723150175539711102063001510282517.284.338.421.75910722222806.301.137.218.0007.3410.691.461.9646.3130.71
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter26291211227360826156326411284101016.299.347.468.81542794998.315.169.240.0006.4111.221.752.6135.0834.43
AA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3161141152314651211536798147668110.275.334.389.723444871259.299.114.199.0007.7811.681.501.6754.3327.71
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter14349455136258888214441101041.275.330.407.73720141549.281.132.223.0008.017.470.931.4661.7530.15
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter10135359106200117044233200000.300.343.450.79315931376.306.150.215.0006.128.511.392.9332.0929.25
Chicago White Sox Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter14329117603163201164114614.206.245.285.5308310318.216.079.131.0005.0312.892.561.8948.5016.67
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter76195195514112701142731305.282.335.379.7147416216.318.097.164.0006.4812.501.930.46195.0029.09
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter410110000002101000.100.250.100.3501013.111.000.200.00015.387.690.500.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162360278412154301235034717.234.281.319.60011519397.254.085.145.0005.8512.612.161.2870.8622.41
Average Minor - Per 162 games16257272162344128922466732664.284.338.421.75924150630.301.137.218.0007.3410.691.461.9646.3130.71

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1986Peninsula White Sox CaroA+cha20C52--2252663257251.9774.83-----116481.338.8
1987Daytona Admirals FSLA+cha21C39--1972741228224.9825.74-----37055.728.1
1987Daytona Admirals FSLA+cha211B3--27-142827.9649.00------704.32.2
1987Daytona Admirals FSLA+cha21OF2--311-54.8002.00------702.91.4
1988Birmingham Barons SouAAcha22C111--63760146711697.9806.28-----2112588.877.1
1988Birmingham Barons SouAAcha221B1--3---331.0003.00------1250.80.7
1989Birmingham Barons SouAAcha23C24--1491012160159.9946.63-----43372.716.8
1989Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha23C3--191112120.9526.67-----33100.02.1
1989Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23C27--100103-113110.9734.07-19386.433187.116.8
1989Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23DH1---------------313.20.6
1990Birmingham Barons SouAAcha24C85--45544184517499.9655.87-----1110283.359.0
1990Birmingham Barons SouAAcha241B15--1067612119113.9507.53------10214.710.4
1991Birmingham Barons SouAAcha25C5--2531-2928.9665.60-----2862.53.5
1991Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25C27--798118887.9893.22-15865.238033.816.7
1991Chicago White SoxALMLBcha251B16--8061108786.9895.38------8020.09.9
1991Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25DH6---------------807.53.7
1992Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha26C9--4522-4947.9595.22-----11464.36.3
1992Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha261B2--92-111111.0005.50------1414.31.4
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26C16--6432-6967.9714.19-10376.932466.79.9
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26DH1---------------244.20.6
1993Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha27C83--4274073474467.9855.63-----1010380.658.0
1993Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha271B1--8-1-98.8898.00------1031.00.7
1993Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27DH6---------------875.03.7
1994Charlotte Knights ILAAAcle28C64--40538105453443.9786.92-----911257.145.1
1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28C4--22-1-2322.9575.50-7-100.0-4100.03.5
1995Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29C46--2101132224221.9874.80-37588.137660.531.9
1995Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29DH13---------------7617.19.0
1995Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin291B2--52--771.0003.50------762.61.4
1996Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+cal30C8--6382-7371.9738.88-----4988.95.7
1996Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn30C1--3---331.0003.00------303.30.7
MLB Totals for C - 5 season(s)-   C120--47532103517507.9814.23-881982.2121200.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH27---------------270.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B18--8581109493.9895.17------180.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 5 season(s)-   C160--899812091000980.9806.13-----231600.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B3--172112019.9506.33------30.00.0
AA Totals for C - 4 season(s)-   C225--1266117341214171383.9766.15-----382250.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B16--1097612122116.9517.25------160.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C99--48561124558546.9785.52-----18990.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B3--27-142827.9649.00------30.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF2--311-54.8002.00------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1986Peninsula White Sox CaroA+cha20-52---------
1987Daytona Admirals FSLA+cha21-393------2-
1988Birmingham Barons SouAAcha22-1111--------
1989Birmingham Barons SouAAcha23-24---------
1989Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha23-3---------
1989Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23-27--------1
1990Birmingham Barons SouAAcha24-8515--------
1991Birmingham Barons SouAAcha25-5---------
1991Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25-2716-------6
1992Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha26-92--------
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26-16--------1
1993Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha27-831--------
1993Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27----------6
1994Charlotte Knights ILAAAcle28-64---------
1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28-4---------
1995Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29-462-------13
1996Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+cal30-8---------
1996Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn30-1---------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2005Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari39Scout1627785.4755.02Bob Melvin-
2006Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari40Scout1627686.46912.04Bob Melvin
2010Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari44Area Scout - New England Area, NY, N. NJ1626597.40127.05Kirk Gibson,A.J. Hinch
2013Aberdeen IronBirdsNYPLA-Minorbal47Manager724032.556--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
2014Aberdeen IronBirdsNYPLA-Minorbal48Manager752748.36018.54 
2015Aberdeen IronBirdsNYPLA-Minorbal49Manager764036.5261.52 
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1995-10-06Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-12-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Twins. 
1994-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-03-30TradeTraded by White Sox to Indians for Ken Ramos. 
* 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
1989Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll2362,500-69137-429,80262,50062,500
1991Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll25100,000-62034-742,231100,000162,500
1992Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll26140,000-5692528962,245109,000302,500
1993Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll27150,000-5943134968,431109,000452,500
1994Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll28160,000-5882835957,101109,000612,500
1995Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll29200,000-5011244999,520109,000812,500
* 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