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Randy NiemannTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1975-1988 MLB Years: 1979-1987
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PositionsP-303Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRandal Harold Niemann
Height6-4Weight200BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateNovember 15,1955 [62.218]PlaceScotia,California
High SchoolFortuna (Fortuna,CA)
CollegeCollege of the Redwoods (Eureka,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (60th overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the New York Yankees [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (30th overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Montreal Expos [Team Picks] in the 5th round (94th overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsWayne Morgan
MLB DebutMay 20,1979 [23.187]
OrganizationsHOU [4] NYA [3] NYN [3] PIT [2] CHA [1] MIN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID15987Retrosheet IDniemr001MLBAM ID119792
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts26Walks53Hittable36SO/BB35vsPower36Hitting3Durability37Team.521Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1975nullA---Rel19332.45808000055.0532615020230001.338.67--3.273.761.15.500-
1976nullA+--Rel209102.84250250000190.01737460073790001.298.19--3.463.741.08.474-
1977West Haven YankeesEastAAnya-S/R21445.521385200162.0734438726186001.6010.601.023.772.610.69.500-
1977Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-Rel21034.7615312000034.0362218219156001.629.530.535.033.970.79.000-
1977Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--S/R0475.25281117200196.010966569453312001.6010.220.844.223.090.73.364-
1978Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-S/R22952.052914159101123.01254428439534001.339.150.292.853.881.36.643-
1979Charleston CharliesILAAAhou-S/R23324.02862200047.0492521410171001.269.380.771.913.261.70.600-
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou46S/R23323.7626719324167.0683228122240211.349.130.132.963.221.09.6003.24
1980Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-ST24414.85981310152.0643628326263101.7311.080.524.504.501.00.800-
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou46Rel24015.4522121003133.0402120212180101.5810.910.553.274.911.50.0003.54
1981Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-ST25424.8910100100057.0684031338394001.8610.740.476.006.161.03.667-
1982Portland BeaversPCLAAApit-S/R26323.83862202044.2412219426285001.508.260.815.245.641.08.600-
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23Rel26115.0920020008135.0342220117264121.448.660.254.336.621.53.5003.23
1983Hawaii IslandersPCLAAApit-ST27234.2416142001087.0954941445528001.619.830.414.665.381.16.400-
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit46Rel27019.22817004013.22014142783011.9813.171.324.615.271.14.0005.24
1984Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAcha-ST2810125.86322939110190.0235136124148611012001.6911.110.664.075.201.28.455-
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28Rel28001.6950500305.05110551001.888.44--8.448.441.00-3.71
1985Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-S/R291162.763019114130159.21526549851767001.278.570.452.874.281.49.647-
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn46Rel29000.0040400004.25000020001.079.64----3.860.00-1.83
1986Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-ST30313.23770110039.0381414518181001.448.771.154.154.151.00.750-
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn40Rel30233.79311300011035.2441715212182001.5711.100.503.034.541.50.4003.50
1987Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-S/R31474.153282430111104.01056448745435001.449.090.613.893.720.96.364-
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin19Rel31108.4460600305.03550711021.885.06--11.811.690.141.0007.56
1988Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn39Rel320110.45918000010.01914120550002.3216.55--4.354.351.00.000-
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter784.641221011232363197.021911210388210211461.519.860.363.694.591.24.4670.82
Minor League Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter69623.922511331183651841253.013266755466552760262101.489.510.473.784.321.14.527-
AAA Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter44374.4016110853254182789.08664653875235041446101.549.850.593.984.711.18.543-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13123.4557253211102219.02341108413848616001.459.620.533.453.531.02.520-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9102.84250250000190.01737460073790001.298.19--3.463.741.08.474-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter332.45808000055.0532615020230001.338.67--3.273.761.15.500-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter00--00000000.0000000000----------0.00--
Houston Astros Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter334.32488403272100.01085348334420311.429.720.273.063.781.24.500-
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter233.35351340011039.0491715212202001.5110.930.452.684.461.67.400-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter126.24281270012148.1543634324347131.599.920.554.416.241.42.333-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter108.4460600305.03550711021.885.06--11.811.690.141.000-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter001.6950500305.05110551001.888.44--8.448.441.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings894.641341112332403220.024112311399011212471.519.860.363.694.591.24.4710.82
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12113.924423216131220.023211896119210611001.489.510.473.784.321.14.522-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou46p232615020000001601001.133.188.133.3212017.222.000.067.1585.8835.296.000.000.000.00
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou46p24226020000000000001.333.333.333.666206.333.000.000.3030.000.000.000.000.000.00
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23p262021200000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0002021.000.000.000.9050.000.000.000.000.000.00
1983Hawaii IslandersPCLAAApit-p271610000000000200000.000.000.000.0000010.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit46p2781000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1985Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-p29303010000000001000.333.333.333.666104.333.000.000.3000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1986Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-p3074120000001100000.500.600.5001.100205.667.000.250.50220.0020.001.000.000.000.00
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn40p30316120000001100000.333.429.333.762207.400.000.167.35914.2914.291.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter10730280000002701002.267.313.267.5808033.348.000.067.0006.0621.213.500.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter8117130000001301000.176.222.176.3983019.214.000.059.0005.2615.793.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter5317130000001301000.176.222.176.3983019.214.000.059.0005.2615.793.000.000.000.00
Houston Astros Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter4821040000001601002.190.227.190.4174023.267.000.048.0004.3526.096.000.000.000.00
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter316120000001100000.333.429.333.762207.400.000.167.00014.2914.291.000.000.000.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter283120000000000000.667.667.6671.334203.667.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624531200000031102003.267.313.267.58012050.348.000.067.0006.0621.213.500.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16234260000002602000.176.222.176.3986038.214.000.059.0005.2615.793.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Columbus Astros SouAAhou22P29--320212523.9200.79------29100.020.3
1979Charleston Charlies ILAAAhou23P8--613--19191.0002.38------8100.05.8
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou23P26-6717--881.0000.310.12-----26100.016.0
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24P22-3348--12121.0000.550.36-----22100.013.5
1981Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou25P10---131-1413.9291.30------10100.07.2
1982Portland Beavers PCLAAApit26P8--131-54.8000.50------8100.05.6
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26P20-3547--11111.0000.550.31-----20100.012.3
1983Hawaii Islanders PCLAAApit27P16--410-114141.0000.88------16100.011.2
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27P8-1322-1441.0000.500.31-----8100.04.9
1984Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAcha28P32--824123332.9701.00------32100.020.8
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28P5-521--331.0000.600.60-----5100.03.1
1985Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn29P30--1427--41411.0001.37------30100.021.6
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn29P4-4-2--221.0000.500.50-----4100.02.5
1986Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn30P7--213--15151.0002.14------7100.05.0
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn30P31-3539-112121.0000.390.34-----31100.019.1
1987Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin31P32--520132625.9620.78------32100.022.7
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31P6-5-1--111.0000.170.20-----6100.03.7
1988Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn32P9--11--221.0000.22------9100.06.4
MLB Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P122-1971637-253531.0000.430.27-----1220.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 9 season(s)-   P152--4112446169165.9761.09------1520.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P29--320212523.9200.79------290.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Columbus Astros SouAAhou2229----------
1979Charleston Charlies ILAAAhou238----------
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2326----------
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2422----------
1981Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou2510----------
1982Portland Beavers PCLAAApit268----------
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2620----------
1983Hawaii Islanders PCLAAApit2716----------
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit278----------
1984Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAcha2832----------
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha285----------
1985Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn2930----------
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn294----------
1986Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn307----------
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn3031----------
1987Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin3132----------
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin316----------
1988Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn329----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1991St. Lucie MetsFSLA+Minornyn35Pitching Coach1317259.5507.02John TamargoLost in Semi-Finals
1992Binghamton MetsEastAAMinornyn36Pitching Coach1387959.5721.02Steve SwisherLeague Champions
1993Binghamton MetsEastAAMinornyn37Pitching Coach1406872.48627.05Steve Swisher
1995St. Lucie MetsFSLA+Minornyn39Pitching Coach1346173.45525.54Chris Maloney
1996St. Lucie MetsFSLA+Minornyn40Pitching Coach1337162.534--2John GibbonsLeague Champions
1997New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn41Bullpen Coach1628874.54313.03Bobby Valentine
1998New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn42Bullpen Coach1628874.54318.02Bobby Valentine
1999New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn43Bullpen Coach1639766.5956.52Bobby ValentineLost NLCS (Braves)
2001New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn45Bullpen Coach1628280.5066.03Bobby Valentine
2002New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn46Bullpen Coach1617586.46626.55Bobby Valentine-
2003Norfolk TidesILAAAMinornyn47Pitching Coach1436776.4697.53Bobby Floyd
2004New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn48Roving Minor League Instructor1627191.43825.04Art Howe-
2005St. Lucie MetsFSLA+Minornyn49Pitching Coach1346668.49311.54Tim Teufel
2006Norfolk TidesILAAAMinornyn50Pitching Coach1415784.40422.03Ken Oberkfell,Tony Tijerina-
2007New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn51Rehabilitation Pitching Coordinator1628874.5431.02Willie Randolph
2009New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn53Bullpen Coach1627092.43223.04Jerry Manuel
2010New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn54Bullpen Coach1627983.48818.04Jerry Manuel
2014Springfield CardinalsTexAAMinorsln58Pitching Coach1406872.4867.03Mike Shildt
2015Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+Minorsln59Pitching Coach1387563.5430.52Oliver MarmolLost in Semi-Finals
2016Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+Minorsln60Pitching Coach1375879.42317.06Oliver Marmol
2017Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+Minorsln61Pitching Coach1347460.5520.52Dann BilardelloCo-League Champions
* 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
1987-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-01-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Twins. 
1986-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1985-03-30TradeTraded by White Sox to Mets for Gene Autry and Ken Reed. 
1983-09-07TradeTraded by Pirates to White Sox for Mike Maitland and Miguel Dilone. 
1981-09-09TradeTraded by Astros with Kevin Houston and Johnny Ray to Pirates for Phil Garner. 
1977-06-15TradeTraded by Yankees with Dave Bergman and Mike Fischlin to Astros for Cliff Johnson. 
* 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
1985New York MetsTeam Payroll2960,000-51635-370,78060,00060,000
1986New York MetsTeam Payroll3083,000-5382424386,34760,000143,000
1987Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll3160,000-59527-344,90660,000203,000
* 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