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Oscar TaverasTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2014 MLB Years: 2014-2014
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PositionsCF-194, RF-147, LF-56Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameOscar Francisco Taveras
Height6-2Weight180BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJune 19,1992PlacePuerto Plata,Dominican Republic
Death DateOctober 26,2014 [22.129]

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2008 by the St. Louis Cardinals.
Signing Bonus$145,000Signing ScoutsJuan Mercado
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2012-MLB-#74 ... 2012-SLN-#3 ... 2013-MLB-#3 ... 2013-SLN-#1 ... 2014-MLB-#3 ... 2014-SLN-#1
MLB DebutMay 31,2014 [21.346]
OrganizationsSLN [5] Awards9
TBC Player ID161209Retrosheet IDtaveo001MLBAM ID570805
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed47Power74Contact78XBH65RBIs88Runs56Hitting86Durability61Team.545Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010Gulf Coast CardinalsGCLRksln-cf-rf18730151002101500000.167.194.200.3946131.200.033.100.1793.2316.135.000.000.0020.00
2010Johnson City CardinalsAppRksln7cf-lf1853211396813384385124130305.322.362.526.88811124229.364.204.275.3845.2417.903.423.4926.3835.29
2010Totals for Rk-Rk         60241407314384595134630305.303.342.485.82711725260.342.182.253.3595.0017.693.543.0830.1334.25
2011Quad Cities River BanditsMidwAsln15rf19783085211927586214325230415.386.444.5841.02818040347.440.198.292.4429.2214.991.632.3138.5033.61
2012Springfield CardinalsTexAAsln25cf2012447783153377239410142567051017.321.380.572.95227367531.323.251.358.4007.9110.551.334.3320.7443.79
2013Gulf Coast CardinalsGCLRksln-cf21110110000010000001.0001.0002.0003.0002121.0001.0002.000.98150.000.000.000.000.00100.00
2013Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln15cf214617325531205325192211216.306.341.462.8038017186.324.156.231.3484.8411.832.442.6934.6032.08
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         47174255413053251102211216.310.348.471.8198218188.329.161.241.3545.3211.702.202.6634.8033.33
2014Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln15lf-rf2262239367618184911193120257.318.370.502.87212027262.337.184.264.3767.2511.831.633.0529.8835.53
2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln18rf2280234185680322011237101010.239.278.312.5907311248.272.073.120.2654.8414.923.081.2178.0019.64
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter80234185680322011237101010.239.278.312.5907311248.272.073.120.0004.8414.923.081.2178.0019.64
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter371143923647510916522822612116207161161740.330.382.536.9187721771588.354.206.297.0007.3013.041.783.2727.6737.26
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter108412611293011381622853314613.313.358.485.84320044448.331.172.250.0006.2511.831.892.9031.6934.11
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12447783153377239410142567051017.321.380.572.95227367531.323.251.358.0007.9110.551.334.3320.7443.79
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter783085211927586214325230415.386.444.5841.02818040347.440.198.292.0009.2214.991.632.3138.5033.61
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter61242407415384595144630305.306.347.492.83911926262.346.186.260.0005.3417.563.293.0530.2535.14
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter80234185680322011237101010.239.278.312.5907311248.272.073.120.0004.8414.923.081.2178.0019.64
Average MLB - Per 162 games16247436113160645022475202020.239.278.312.59014822502.272.073.120.0004.8414.923.081.2178.0019.64
Average Minor - Per 162 games162628103207487231231155190707717.330.382.536.91833777693.354.206.297.0007.3013.041.783.2727.6737.26

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2010Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln18CF25--5022-5452.9632.08------5347.237.9
2010Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln18LF22--25-4-2925.8621.14------5341.533.3
2010Gulf Coast Cardinals GCLRksln18CF4--11-1-1211.9172.75------757.17.1
2010Gulf Coast Cardinals GCLRksln18RF3--32--551.0001.67------742.95.4
2010Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln18RF1--3---331.0003.00------531.91.5
2011Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAsln19RF43--795238684.9771.95------7855.131.4
2011Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAsln19CF17--391-140401.0002.35------7821.812.4
2011Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAsln19LF11--15---15151.0001.36------7814.18.0
2012Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln20CF93--19065-201196.9752.11------12475.067.4
2012Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln20RF15--23---23231.0001.53------12412.110.9
2012Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln20LF1---------------1240.80.7
2013Gulf Coast Cardinals GCLRksln21CF1---------------1100.01.7
2013Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln21CF34--7521-7877.9872.26------4673.923.6
2013Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln21RF6--7---771.0001.17------4613.04.2
2014Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln22LF22--3111-3332.9701.45------6235.515.4
2014Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln22CF17--39-1-4039.9752.29------6227.411.9
2014Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln22RF17--26---26261.0001.53------6227.411.9
2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22RF625847997311101100.9901.610.21-----8077.538.3
2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22CF332110---10101.0003.330.48-----803.81.9
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF625847997311101100.9901.610.21-----620.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF332110---10101.0003.330.48-----30.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF51--11422-118116.9832.27------510.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF23--33---33331.0001.43------230.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF22--3111-3332.9701.45------220.00.0
AA Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF93--19065-201196.9752.11------930.00.0
AA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF15--23---23231.0001.53------150.00.0
AA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF1---------------10.00.0
A Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF43--795238684.9771.95------430.00.0
A Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF17--391-140401.0002.35------170.00.0
A Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF11--15---15151.0001.36------110.00.0
Rk Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF30--6123-6663.9552.10------300.00.0
Rk Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF22--25-4-2925.8621.14------220.00.0
Rk Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF4--62--881.0002.00------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2010Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln18------22251--
2010Gulf Coast Cardinals GCLRksln18-------43--
2011Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAsln19------111743--
2012Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln20------19315--
2013Gulf Coast Cardinals GCLRksln21-------1---
2013Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln21-------346--
2014Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln22------221717--
2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22-------362--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2011Peoria JavelinasArizona Fall LgMinor19197572350150001200000.307.307.413.72031675.355.106.1070.0016.000.001.3375.0026.09
2011St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB1911000000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.00050.000.000.000.000.000.00
2012St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2078120002001100001.250.333.250.583209.286.000.12511.1111.111.000.000.000.00
2013St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB21247682240210204700002.289.325.421.74632680.299.132.2115.008.751.752.5038.0027.27
2014St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2226111000000000000.167.167.333.500216.167.166.1670.000.000.000.000.00100.00
2014St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB2244110000000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2014St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB2233120011000000000.667.6671.6672.334513.5001.0001.0000.000.000.0033.333.0050.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs197572350150001200000.307.307.413.72031675.355.106.1070.0016.000.001.3375.0026.09
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs3491102550212206800003.275.320.396.71636797.284.121.2096.198.251.332.0645.5028.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs44110000000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs33120011000000000.667.6671.6672.334513.5001.0001.0000.000.000.0033.333.0050.00

Awards [9]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2010Appalachian League All-Star (OF)1
2011Baseball America Minor League 2nd All-Star Team (OF) ... Baseball America Second-Team Major League All-Star (OF)2
2012Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (OF) ... Baseball America First-Team Major League All-Star (OF) ... Double-A All-Star (OF) ... Double-A Player of the Year ... St. Louis Cardinals Minor League Player of the Year ... Texas League All-Star (OF) ... Texas League All-Star game MVP ... Texas League Player of the Year ... Texas Rangers Player of the Year9

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2014-10-26RFFree Agent -Free Agent--Passed away in auto accident22.129  
2014-07-01RFSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Memphis (AAA)22.012Team Roster on 2014-07-01
2014-06-13RFSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Memphis (AAA)21.359Team Roster on 2014-06-13
2014-05-31RFSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Memphis (AAA)21.346Team Roster on 2014-05-31
2014-04-12RFSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Memphis (AAA)21.297Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2013-11-20RFSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors21.154Team Roster on 2013-11-20
2013-07-15RFSt. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Assigned to Gulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)21.026Team Roster on 2013-07-15
2013-06-26RFSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured21.007Team Roster on 2013-06-26
2013-06-09RFSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL20.355Team Roster on 2013-06-09
2013-05-30RFSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Right ankle [Stealing 2b]20.345Team Roster on 2013-05-30
2013-04-09RFSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Memphis (AAA)20.294Team Roster on 2013-04-09
2012-06-09RFSt. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)-Minors--19.355Team Roster on 2012-06-09
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 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
2008St. Louis Cardinals-16145,000-------145,000Signing Bonus as an amateur free agent
2014St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll22500,000-79446-3,256,497500,000645,000
* 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