Page Information
Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Melvin Ramos Nieves
Stat Years
1988-2008  [mlb] 1992-1998
Height/Weight
6-2 / 220
Bats/Throws
Both / Right
Positions
OF (859) ... RF (207) ... DH (24) ... LF (24) ... 1B (4) ... CF (2)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
High School
Luis Pales Matos (Santa Rosa,PR)
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Atlanta Braves in 1988
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1992-09-01 - Boxscore  (Age: 20.248)
Service Time
Organizations
ATL [6] SDN [3] DET [2] CIN [1] COL [1] WAS [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 15993 ... retro id: nievm001 ... mlbam id: 119798
Relations
Brother of Wil Nieves
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed38Power88Contact21XBH80RBIs63Runs51Hitting51Durability50Team.485Ratings Explained
Get TBC PREMIUM and remove ads, cleaner display, access to research applications, data store discounts and more!
The TBC Newsletter will keep you periodically up-to-date on what is happening at The Baseball Cube.

Career Batting Statistics

top csv share Sort Research Applications: MLB Stats | Minor Stats | College Stats | Draft Research
  • Grid Filters
  • MLB
  • Minors
  • Full Season
  • Short Season
  • AAA
  • AA
  • A+
  • A
  • A-
  • Rookie
  • College
  • Indy/Intl/+
  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1988Gulf Coast Braves GCLRkatl-16of---15617616306011254205321100.170.261.222.483200397.170.052.23610.0026.502.65176.00.5023.3
    1989Pulaski BravesAppRkatl-17of---264231436416394664305913440.277.357.489.84626911328.351.212.32911.1521.931.9725.73.3543.8
    1990Sumter BravesSALAatl-18of---3126459601302479591065312591940.283.362.425.78753119540.266.142.3629.9823.542.3651.01.6930.8
    1991Durham BullsCaroA+atl-19of---464201315311092538405350120.264.397.453.8502479120.363.189.31416.1921.461.3322.33.6437.7
    1992Durham BullsCaroA+atl-20of---53110618329183242173320430.302.395.6321.0271296718.509.330.34813.1825.581.9413.26.2056.2
    1992Greenville BravesSouAAatl-20of---51003506199235187664529862420.283.381.531.91241418646.403.248.34012.5623.671.8819.44.3546.5
    1992Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl720ofL-S-E-P51219041001002700000.211.286.263.5492151.158.052.3339.5233.333.500.00.0025.0
    1993Richmond BravesILAAAatl-21of---6782733876103103643258421140.278.342.447.78930212223.264.169.3678.2827.813.3627.33.3130.3
    1993Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-21of---643159314910172422184220000.308.385.516.9011798218.321.208.38210.0623.462.3322.73.9136.7
    1993San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn1021ofL-S-E-P619474900230032110000.191.255.319.57451152.191.128.2925.8841.187.0023.53.9222.2
    1994Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-22of---71114068112517625921258138802310.308.403.564.96747422948.397.256.40812.2429.112.3816.25.2738.4
    1994San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn322ofL-S-E-P710192510140031000000.263.364.474.8382292.368.211.50013.6445.453.3319.04.5540.0
    1995San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn323ofL-S-E-P898234324861143823198851309.205.276.419.6952629821.291.214.2527.2533.594.6316.75.3443.8
    1996Detroit TigersALMLBdet3024rfL-S-E-P91204317110623424601244158603210.246.322.485.80748420951.339.239.3259.0932.643.5918.04.9648.1
    1997Detroit TigersALMLBdet3025rfL-S-E-P1011635946821812064173915750263.228.311.451.76240516239.315.223.3379.6338.774.0318.04.9447.6
    1998Indianapolis IndiansILAAAcin-26of---1115531015402130091100000.283.387.472.85962256.358.189.32514.5217.741.2226.53.2340.0
    1998Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin4626rfL-S-E-P11831198304021700264200213.252.381.336.717147406.303.084.36417.6928.571.6259.51.3620.0
    2001Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-29of---12134371051141082010000.233.365.465.83052207.442.232.40915.3838.462.5043.01.9270.0
    2002TorreonMexAAA----30rf-lf---13611974362170145241516200003.315.456.6141.07024812131.574.299.00020.5625.001.2214.15.6550.0
    2003Nashua PrideAtlIndy----31of---1450172334410172843304860301.256.379.448.8272117718.372.192.30814.2222.751.6024.63.3240.9
    2003Somerset PatriotsAtlIndy----31of---143812522357072773363410022.280.444.504.9481626314.544.224.33322.2220.990.9417.94.3240.0
    2005Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAwas4633of---15237714205041612182820030.260.412.481.89397379.442.221.35618.5628.871.5619.24.1245.0
    2005New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAwas-33of---15257517172051701182820200.227.381.453.83497347.453.226.27318.5628.871.5615.05.1541.2
    2006Joliet JackHammersNorthernIndy----34rf-lf---161648117103310191920012.146.406.354.76069174.625.208.15427.5427.541.0016.04.3557.1
    2006Veracruz Rojos del AguilaMexAAA----34rf-lf---163511121303081900344900004.270.441.514.9551455711.550.244.00023.4533.791.4413.95.5236.7
    2006Laguna VaquerosMexAAA----34rf-lf---163512825329062101285100000.250.385.461.8461565915.422.211.00017.9532.691.8221.33.8546.9
    2008Laguna VaquerosMexAAA----36rf-lf---176190210000031200001.105.227.158.3852231.211.053.00013.6454.554.000.00.0050.0
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)45812281632845366318741213648317110925.231.314.438.7521392538122.311.207.3199.7734.703.5519.54.5343.0
    American League Totals (2 yrs)2367901171884154412429833151105813.238.317.470.78788937190.328.232.3309.3435.433.8018.04.9547.9
    National League Totals (5 yrs)222438469612119632353168615112.219.309.381.69050316732.281.162.30110.5433.403.1723.03.7833.3
    Minor League Totals8863064516846172271365444740482946428282518.276.379.483.86236241480335.367.207.35313.3026.101.9622.53.7539.6
    Minor: Indy Totals104345668618117581268510190335.249.407.455.86244215736.470.206.30019.2322.851.1920.33.8541.9
    Minor: Rk Totals120407599422310581185011234540.231.316.373.68946915235.273.142.29010.6623.882.2440.72.1337.2
    Minor: A Totals126459601302479591065312591940.283.362.425.78753119540.266.142.3629.9823.542.3651.01.6930.8
    Minor: A+ Totals9530749852011757710578670550.277.396.515.91137615838.414.238.32515.1622.871.5118.14.5244.7
    Minor: AA Totals123427751192852292767012682450.279.387.522.90951122355.410.243.34313.7024.661.8019.44.3146.2
    Minor: AAA Totals422146427341878117827812102524971515718.286.395.514.9091737752167.402.228.38014.5128.611.9718.84.4940.0
    Detroit Tigers Totals (2 yrs)2367901171884154412429833151105813.238.317.470.78788937190.328.232.3309.3435.433.8018.04.9547.9
    San Diego Padres Totals (3 yrs)1273003862711745232511961309.207.278.407.68533512225.280.200.2697.4635.524.7617.65.0740.3
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (1 yrs)831198304021700264200213.252.381.336.717147406.303.084.36417.6928.571.6259.51.3620.0
    Atlanta Braves Totals (1 yrs)1219041001002700000.211.286.263.5492151.158.052.3339.5233.333.500.00.0025.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

    top csv share Sort Research Applications: MLB Stats | Minor Stats | College Stats | Draft Research
  • Grid Filters
  • MLB
  • Minors
  • Full Season
  • Short Season
  • AAA
  • AA
  • A+
  • A
  • A-
  • Rookie
  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1988Gulf Coast Braves GCLRk16OF5500.0100120103101.9811.800.0087.398.21
    1989Pulaski BravesAppRk17OF4700.0451605246.8851.000.0069.173.43
    1990Sumter BravesSALA18OF12300.02277112245234.9551.900.0086.697.62
    1991Durham BullsCaroA+19OF5700.0756518681.9421.400.0041.689.14
    1992Durham BullsCaroA+20OF3000.0614206765.9702.200.0043.596.85
    1992Greenville BravesSouAA20OF8500.0127951141136.9651.600.0059.485.03
    1992Atlanta BravesNLMLB20OF600.08030118.7271.300.003.750.07
    1993Richmond BravesILAAA21OF6800.0124571136129.9491.900.0047.987.24
    1993Las Vegas StarsPCLAAA21OF4100.0794118483.9882.000.0028.795.35
    1993San Diego PadresNLMLB21OF1500.0270202927.9311.800.009.378.98
    1994Las Vegas StarsPCLAAA221B100.01000110101.00010.000.000.70.98
    1994Las Vegas StarsPCLAAA22OF10800.01604101174164.9431.500.0075.597.32
    1994San Diego PadresNLMLB22OF600.01110012121.0002.000.005.160.08
    1995San Diego PadresNLMLB231B200.0110111211.9175.500.001.42.05
    1995San Diego PadresNLMLB23OF7900.095511101100.9901.300.0054.980.63
    1996Detroit TigersALMLB24LF2100.0472405349.9252.300.0013.017.54
    1996Detroit TigersALMLB24RF8400.0160792176167.9492.000.0051.970.01
    1996Detroit TigersALMLB24DH1100.0000000.0000.000.006.89.26
    1997Detroit TigersALMLB25CF200.01000111.0000.500.001.21.73
    1997Detroit TigersALMLB25RF10100.0189441197193.9801.900.0062.387.11
    1997Detroit TigersALMLB25DH1000.0000000.0000.000.006.28.66
    1998Indianapolis IndiansILAAA26OF1200.0190102019.9501.600.008.480.010
    1998Cincinnati RedsNLMLB26LF300.03000331.0001.000.001.93.69
    1998Cincinnati RedsNLMLB26RF2200.02810029291.0001.300.0013.626.54
    1998Cincinnati RedsNLMLB26DH300.0000000.0000.000.001.93.61
    2001Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAA29OF1300.02200022221.0001.700.009.2100.013
    2003Nashua Pride PrideAtlInd31OF4200.0884119392.9892.200.0033.384.03
    2003Somerset PatriotsAtlInd31OF3500.0674527671.9342.000.0027.892.13
    2005Harrisburg SenatorsEastAA33OF2000.03710038381.0001.900.0014.187.08
    2005New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAA331B100.04000441.0004.000.000.74.010
    2005New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAA33OF1700.02700027271.0001.600.0012.168.08
    Ind Totals - (OF)7700155863169163.9642.100.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (1B)200110111211.9175.500.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (LF)2400502405652.9292.200.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (CF)2001000111.0000.500.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (RF)2070037712133402389.9681.900.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)10600141661153147.9611.400.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)2400000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)2001400114141.0007.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)2590043113193463444.9591.700.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)105001641051179174.9721.700.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)87001361071153146.9541.700.000.00.00
    A Totals - (OF)123002277112245234.9551.900.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (OF)10200145280155147.9481.400.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

    top csv share Sort Research Applications: MLB Stats | Minor Stats | College Stats | Draft Research
    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1988Minor---------55-
    1989Minor---------47-
    1990Minor---------123-
    1991Minor---------57-
    1992MLB---------6-
    1992Minor---------115-
    1993MLB---------15-
    1993Minor---------109-
    1994MLB---------6-
    1994Minor--1------108-
    1995MLB--2------79-
    1996MLB------21-84-11
    1997MLB-------2101-10
    1998MLB------3-22-3
    1998Minor---------12-
    2001Minor---------13-
    2005Minor--1------37-
    Totals--4---24220778224