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Javier OrtizHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1982-1995 MLB Years: 1990-1991
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Rated Prospect

PositionsOF-806, 1B-26, C-5, 3B-1Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJavier Victor Ortiz
Height6-4Weight220BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 22,1963 [55.031]PlaceBoston,Massachusetts
CollegeUniversity of Florida (Gainesville,FL), Miami-Dade College (Homestead,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Texas Rangers in the 1st round (4th overall) of the 1983 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1984-TEX-#5 ... 1985-TEX-#3
MLB DebutJune 15,1990 [27.144]
OrganizationsTEX [5] HOU [2] LAN [2] CHA [2] KCA [1] PIT [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID16205Retrosheet IDortij002MLBAM ID120075
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed39Power80Contact47XBH75RBIs73Runs48Hitting74Durability49Team.492Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1982FloridaCollege-31lf-rf19551964777110105221273305000.393.466.6021.06811821228.438.209.352.47211.8414.471.224.3919.6027.27
1983Burlington RangersMidwAtex-of20101378721332341679106429422330.352.416.561.97721243427.432.209.331.4289.8422.012.243.7523.6332.33
1984Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-of2194325429721385345476754420.298.391.455.84614832385.350.157.298.37912.2117.401.432.0840.6332.99
1985Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-of22863044775123531113527540120.247.363.355.71810820361.311.108.306.33014.4020.781.441.3960.8026.67
1986Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-of231103785211429314651510549473120.302.398.505.90319146443.369.203.360.39912.1921.221.743.1627.0040.35
1987Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-of24119381581052371569525899411020.276.369.491.86018745454.325.215.375.36912.7821.811.713.3025.4042.86
1988San Antonio MissionsTexAAlan-of2551182355313283363223850500.291.374.516.8909423214.319.225.363.39110.2817.761.733.7422.7543.40
1989Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan43of26812604766100113622366341010.254.353.419.77210921301.296.165.304.35311.9620.931.753.6523.6431.82
1990Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-of2749179366316253923223610310.352.420.547.9679823205.411.195.313.42510.7317.561.642.4435.8036.51
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29of2730777215111011121100101.273.367.403.77031790.303.130.286.35013.3312.220.921.1177.0033.33
1991Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-of2834127204113032203102200200.323.367.496.8636316139.365.173.228.3827.1915.832.202.1642.3339.02
1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29of284783723411500141400003.277.381.386.76732697.324.109.277.35414.4314.431.001.0383.0026.09
1993Gulf Coast PiratesGCLRkpit-30823573006008700100.304.469.435.90410332.412.131.478.41125.0021.880.880.000.0042.86
1993Carolina MudcatsSouAApit-of3033109173710162411151820330.339.419.6151.0346717129.352.276.413.43611.6313.951.204.6518.1745.95
1993Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-of3037020002011100100.286.333.286.619209.286.000.000.28011.1111.111.000.000.000.00
1993Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         44139224613163212242620530.331.424.568.9927920170.357.237.403.42314.1215.291.083.5323.1743.48
1994Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcha-of3111134649952021655813656213210.275.344.483.82716738388.285.208.332.3569.2814.431.564.1221.6340.00
1995St. Paul SaintsNorthernInd-32299912265001710121320404.263.342.313.655315117.289.050.182.30210.2611.111.080.000.0019.23
1995Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcha-32724340011001500001.167.200.292.4927125.167.125.167.2184.0020.005.004.0024.0025.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter7716014449221511262500104.275.374.394.7686313187.313.119.281.00013.9013.370.961.0780.0029.55
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter88730234838921932710851564404046753612371811.295.381.484.86514633283512.344.189.330.00011.5019.221.673.0827.9936.77
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter4041324213376821151224171216428211319611.284.363.478.8416331441521.322.194.322.00010.7818.541.723.3525.9638.30
AA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter374129819337685124120637221902922371490.290.386.468.8546081381532.342.178.337.00012.4019.061.542.6831.6636.70
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter101378721332341679106429422330.352.416.561.97721243427.432.209.331.0009.8422.012.243.7523.6332.33
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter823573006008700100.304.469.435.90410332.412.131.478.00025.0021.880.880.000.0042.86
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter299912265001710121320404.263.342.313.655315117.289.050.182.00010.2611.111.080.000.0019.23
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter551964777110105221273305000.393.466.6021.06811821228.438.209.352.00011.8414.471.224.3919.6027.27
Houston Astros Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter7716014449221511262500104.275.374.394.7686313187.313.119.281.00013.9013.370.961.0780.0029.55
Average MLB - Per 162 games162337299319443222555300208.275.374.394.76813327393.313.119.281.00013.9013.370.961.0780.0029.55
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625528816335520941277412372732.295.381.484.86526760641.344.189.330.00011.5019.221.673.0827.9936.77

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1983Burlington Rangers MidwAtex20OF90--1267101143133.9301.48------10189.164.7
1984Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex21OF85--1151385136128.9411.51------9490.463.0
1985Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex221B17--1498311160157.9819.24------8619.812.5
1985Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex22OF65--11576-128122.9531.88------8675.647.8
1986Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex23OF96--1787111196185.9441.93------11087.371.6
1987Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex24OF117--2091663231225.9741.92------11998.383.6
1988San Antonio Missions TexAAlan251B9--581126059.9836.56------5117.66.8
1988San Antonio Missions TexAAlan25OF37--5811-6059.9831.59------5172.527.8
1989Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan26OF72--130781145137.9451.90------8188.950.7
1990Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou273B1---1--111.0001.00------492.00.7
1990Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou27C5--1312-1614.8752.80------4910.23.5
1990Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou27OF44--9842-104102.9812.32------4989.831.0
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27OF25--4411-4645.9781.80------3083.315.4
1991Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou28OF23--435315148.9412.09------3467.616.4
1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28OF24--272-129291.0001.21------4751.114.8
1993Carolina Mudcats SouAApit30OF25--4541-5049.9801.96------3375.817.7
1993Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca30OF3--5---551.0001.67------3100.02.1
1994Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha31OF100--167932179176.9831.76------11190.169.4
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF49--713117574.9871.51------490.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF359--65241227715693.9691.93------3590.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C5--1312-1614.8752.80------50.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF308--51132276570543.9531.76------3080.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B26--2079413220216.9828.31------260.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF90--1267101143133.9301.48------900.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1983Burlington Rangers MidwAtex20---------90-
1984Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex21---------85-
1985Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex22--17------65-
1986Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex23---------96-
1987Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex24---------117-
1988San Antonio Missions TexAAlan25--9------37-
1989Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan26---------72-
1990Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou27-5---1---44-
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27---------25-
1991Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou28---------23-
1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28---------24-
1993Carolina Mudcats SouAApit30---------25-
1993Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca30---------3-
1994Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha31---------100-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1991-11-18Released by Astros. 
1989-07-22TradeTraded by Dodgers to Astros for Ed Vosberg. 
1987-12-23TradeTraded by Rangers to Dodgers for Scott May. 
* 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
1990Houston AstrosTeam Payroll27100,000-64939-515,727100,000100,000
1991Houston AstrosTeam Payroll28115,000-5661819742,231100,000215,000
* 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