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Rod NicholsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1985-1996 MLB Years: 1988-1995
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PositionsP-365Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRodney Lee Nichols
Height6-2Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 29,1964 [53.171]PlaceBurlington,Iowa
High SchoolHighland (Albuquerque,NM)
CollegeUniversity of New Mexico (Albuquerque,NM)

DraftedSelected by the Cleveland Indians [Team Picks] in the 5th round (115th overall) of the 1985 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsEddie Bane
MLB DebutJuly 30,1988 [23.213]
OrganizationsCLE [8] ATL [2] KCA [1] LAN [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID15965Retrosheet IDnichr002MLBAM ID119766
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts41Walks69Hittable35SO/BB58vsPower35Hitting4Durability55Team.507Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1985Batavia TrojansNYPLA-cle-ST20553.0013130300084.07440281033936001.277.931.073.549.962.82.500-
1986Waterloo IndiansMidwAcle-ST21854.06202003100115.01285652821833001.299.990.621.646.483.95.615-
1987Kinston IndiansCaroA+cle-ST22424.02981111056.0532725314614001.208.520.482.259.804.36.667-
1987Williamsport BillsEastAAcle-ST22433.69161601000100.01075341933605001.409.630.812.975.401.82.571-
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0853.81252412110156.0160806612471219001.339.230.692.716.982.57.615-
1988Kinston IndiansCaroA+cle-ST23314.50440000024.0261312115192001.719.750.385.637.131.27.750-
1988Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-ST23265.681091201058.2694137817433001.4710.591.232.616.602.53.250-
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0575.3314131201082.2955449932625001.5410.340.983.486.751.94.417-
1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle57ST23175.0611101301069.0734139523312321.389.480.652.994.021.35.1253.89
1989Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-ST24813.5810100210065.0572826230411001.337.850.284.135.651.37.889-
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle54S/R24464.4015114002071.2814235924420021.4710.171.133.015.271.75.4004.31
1990Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-ST251295.13222204200133.016084761248743001.5610.800.813.245.001.54.571-
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle54S/R25037.88422000016.02414145630021.8813.502.813.381.690.50.0008.00
1991Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle54S/R262113.543116153141137.01456354630763061.279.500.391.974.982.53.1543.10
1992Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-ST27335.67990100054.0653934616354101.5010.831.002.675.832.19.500-
1992Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle54S/R27434.53309210050105.011458531331563021.389.741.112.654.781.81.5714.26
1993Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-ST28854.30212103100127.213268611650799001.439.311.133.525.571.58.615-
1993Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan57Rel28015.6840400206.09541230001.7412.791.422.844.261.50.0005.04
1994Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-S/R295105.643322113131142.0163102892152927001.5110.331.333.305.831.77.333-
1995Richmond BravesILAAAatl-R/CL30122.534133800372557.054161656571001.058.530.790.959.009.50.333-
1995Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl40Rel30005.4050500006.2141143530002.8518.904.056.754.050.60-10.30
1996Richmond BravesILAAAatl-R/CL31331.995705700512072.0542016520643101.026.720.622.497.963.20.500-
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter11314.43100485261141410.24602342034212121483141.4110.030.922.644.671.77.2621.27
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter66554.2426515710823793461087.2114258751310635580151201.379.430.882.936.622.26.545-
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter42394.50203961071559246708.07543983557523948531201.409.550.953.036.152.03.519-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter433.69161601000100.01075341933605001.409.630.812.975.401.82.571-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter734.1613121111080.0794037429806001.358.890.453.269.002.76.700-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter854.06202003100115.01285652821833001.299.990.621.646.483.95.615-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter553.0013130300084.07440281033936001.277.931.073.549.962.82.500-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter00--00000000.0000000000----------0.00--
Cleveland Indians Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter11304.3991484361121398.24372181953811420883141.389.840.862.574.681.82.268-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter005.4050500006.2141143530002.8518.904.056.754.050.60--
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter015.6840400206.09541230001.7412.791.422.844.261.50.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings6174.435326273171220.024512510822651144271.4110.030.922.644.671.77.2611.27
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13114.2454322251199220.0231119104217216210001.379.430.882.936.622.26.542-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1990Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-p25231000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1993Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-p282227050004011421100.185.258.185.4435032.208.000.000.2173.1312.504.000.000.000.00
1995Richmond BravesILAAAatl-p30412011000000000000.500.5001.0001.500212.500.500.500.6320.000.000.000.000.00100.00
1996Richmond BravesILAAAatl-p31572010000001000000.500.667.5001.167103.500.000.500.54033.330.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter14332071004012521100.219.297.250.5478138.250.031.063.0005.2613.162.500.000.0014.29
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter14332071004012521100.219.297.250.5478138.250.031.063.0005.2613.162.500.000.0014.29
Average Minor - Per 162 games16236081005012621100.219.297.250.5479143.250.031.063.0005.2613.162.500.000.0014.29

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1985Batavia Trojans NYPLA-cle20P13--512-117171.0001.31------13100.016.7
1986Waterloo Indians MidwAcle21P20--49121413.9290.65------20100.014.3
1987Kinston Indians CaroA+cle22P9--85--13131.0001.44------9100.06.4
1987Williamsport Bills EastAAcle22P16--64-110101.0000.63------16100.011.5
1988Kinston Indians CaroA+cle23P4--311-54.8001.00------4100.02.9
1988Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle23P10--67--13131.0001.30------10100.07.2
1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23P11-69591-1514.9331.270.20-----11100.06.8
1989Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle24P10--211--13131.0001.30------10100.07.0
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24P15-7148-212121.0000.800.17-----15100.09.3
1990Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle25P22--611--17171.0000.77------2395.715.4
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25P4-16-4--441.0001.000.25-----4100.02.5
1991Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26P31-1371014112524.9600.770.18-----31100.019.1
1992Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle27P9--67111413.9291.44------9100.06.4
1992Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27P30-105414--18181.0000.600.17-----30100.018.5
1993Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan28P21--813122221.9551.00------2295.514.7
1993Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan28P4-612-1331.0000.750.50-----4100.02.5
1994Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca29P33--1516-331311.0000.94------33100.022.9
1995Richmond Braves ILAAAatl30P41--241-76.8570.15------41100.029.1
1995Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30P5-6-21-32.6670.400.33-----5100.03.5
1996Richmond Braves ILAAAatl31P57--2111-1413.9290.23------57100.040.4
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P100-4102453348077.9630.770.19-----1000.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P203--478046131127.9690.63------2030.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P16--64-110101.0000.63------160.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P13--1161-1817.9441.31------130.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P20--49121413.9290.65------200.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P13--512-117171.0001.31------130.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1985Batavia Trojans NYPLA-cle2013----------
1986Waterloo Indians MidwAcle2120----------
1987Kinston Indians CaroA+cle229----------
1987Williamsport Bills EastAAcle2216----------
1988Kinston Indians CaroA+cle234----------
1988Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle2310----------
1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2311----------
1989Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle2410----------
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2415----------
1990Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle2522----------
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle254----------
1991Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2631----------
1992Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle279----------
1992Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2730----------
1993Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan2821----------
1993Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan284----------
1994Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca2933----------
1995Richmond Braves ILAAAatl3041----------
1995Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl305----------
1996Richmond Braves ILAAAatl3157----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2000Piedmont Boll WeevilsSALAMinorphi35Pitching Coach1379047.657--0Greg LeggLost in Semi-Finals
2001Lakewood BlueClawsSALAMinorphi36Pitching Coach1396079.43231.57Greg Legg
2002Reading PhilliesEastAAMinorphi37Pitching Coach1427666.53517.53Greg Legg
2003Reading PhilliesEastAAMinorphi38Pitching Coach1416279.44026.05Greg Legg
2004Reading PhilliesEastAAMinorphi39Pitching Coach1416477.45421.04Greg Legg
2005Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAMinorphi40Pitching Coach1446975.47913.06Gene Lamont
2006Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAMinorphi41Pitching Coach1428458.592--1John RussellLost in 1st Round
2007Ottawa LynxILAAAMinorphi42Pitching Coach1435588.38529.06John Russell
2008Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAMinorphi43Pitching Coach1445589.38233.06Dave Huppert
2009Lehigh Valley IronpigsILAAAMinorphi44Pitching Coach1447173.49311.53Dave Huppert
2010Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAMinorphi45Pitching Coach1445886.40329.55Dave Huppert
2011Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAMinorphi46Pitching Coach1448064.5562.02Ryne SandbergLost in Finals
2012Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAMinorphi47Pitching Coach1437568.5248.53Ryne Sandberg
2013Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi48Bullpen Coach1627389.45123.04Charlie Manuel,Ryne Sandberg
2014Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi49Bullpen Coach1627389.45123.05Ryne Sandberg
2015Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi50Bullpen Coach1626399.38927.05Ryne Sandberg
2016Iowa CubsPCLAAAMinorchn51Pitching Coach1436776.46915.03Marty Pevey
2017Iowa CubsPCLAAAMinorchn52Pitching Coach1396772.48214.04Marty Pevey
2018Iowa CubsPCLAAAMinorchn53Pitching Coach000.000--0Marty Pevey
* 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

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1995International League All-Star Team (RP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1995-02-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
1994-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-01-26ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1993-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-01-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1992-12-19Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* 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
1988Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll2362,500-60434-392,10762,50062,500
1989Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll2473,500-5812728429,80262,500136,000
1990Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll25112,500-5872517515,727100,000248,500
1991Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll26125,000-5342023742,231100,000373,500
1992Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll27250,000-4601543962,245109,000623,500
1993Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll28350,000-4211753968,431109,000973,500
1995Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll30109,000-75337-999,520109,0001,082,500
* 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