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John PacellaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1974-1988 MLB Years: 1977-1986
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PositionsP-324Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Lewis Pacella
Height6-3Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 15,1956 [61.253]PlaceBrooklyn,New York
High SchoolConnetquot (Bohemia,NY)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 4th round (89th overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 15,1977 [21.000]
OrganizationsNYN [7] BAL [3] DET [3] NYA [2] MIL [1] MIN [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID16272Retrosheet IDpacej001MLBAM ID120152
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts56Walks33Hittable51SO/BB42vsPower51Hitting2Durability44Team.482Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1974nullRk--Rel17175.0212012000043.0483124032190001.8610.05--6.703.980.59.125-
1975nullA--Rel18983.82190190000132.01247156058730001.388.45--3.954.981.26.529-
1976nullA+--Rel1912113.26260260000185.015197670831190001.267.35--4.045.791.43.522-
1977Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-ST20344.0711110220073.0754733439495101.569.250.494.816.041.26.429-
1977Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-ST20753.9717170310093.01005041554468101.669.680.485.234.450.85.583-
1977Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST01094.01282805300166.017597749939513201.619.490.495.045.151.02.5263.98
1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn20Rel20000.0030300304.02200211001.004.50--4.502.250.50-3.74
1978Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-ST21432.63770320048.0311614216441000.985.810.383.008.252.75.571-
1978Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-ST214115.03191722000102.011071571240775001.479.711.063.536.791.93.267-
1978Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST08144.26262425200150.0141877114561216001.318.460.843.367.262.16.3643.31
1979Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-ST227103.68262425000142.01296558461954001.348.180.253.876.021.56.412-
1979New York MetsNLMLBnyn20S/R22024.41431000016.0168804120001.228.82--2.206.613.00.0002.00
1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn20S/R23345.14321517006084.0895148559685321.769.540.546.327.291.15.4294.09
1981Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-ST241194.47272613200155.01498477149113515101.558.650.815.287.841.48.550-
1982Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-Rel25026.7560600215.069411221003.3810.131.6920.253.380.17.000-
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya50S/R25017.20312000010.013880922002.2011.70--8.101.800.22.0005.02
1982Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin19Rel25127.3221120007251.26148421437202001.9010.632.446.453.480.54.3337.61
1983Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-S/R26056.351064002028.0343020228176002.1910.800.648.895.400.61.000-
1984Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-Rel27004.2812111002127.0272113128213002.018.890.339.226.910.75--
1984Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-S/R27633.11221752041113.092453964812011001.247.330.483.829.562.50.667-
1984Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0633.333418162062140.0119665277614114001.397.630.454.879.041.86.6673.03
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal41Rel27016.75615001014.21513112982101.649.201.235.524.910.89.0005.29
1985Nashville SoundsAmerAAAdet-S/R28773.2337122521123122.29047444547910001.176.600.293.965.801.46.500-
1986Nashville SoundsAmerAAAdet-R/CL29762.904304300331768.0632822339557001.498.300.405.147.241.41.538-
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet27Rel29004.09505001111.0105501350102.098.18--10.644.090.38-5.41
1987Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-Rel30233.67260260014441.2401817124236001.548.640.225.184.970.96.400-
1988Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAmil-S/R31108.2221100007.28771630001.839.391.177.043.520.501.000-
1988Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-Rel31038.251028004012.017171121592002.6712.751.5011.256.750.60.000-
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0138.241239004019.2252418321122002.3411.441.379.615.490.57.2506.74
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter4105.7374215300183190.22061351222113311612521.779.670.996.255.450.87.2862.33
Minor League Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter81973.8833214119122873271397.012947546046272898684301.448.320.404.686.341.35.455-
AAA Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter52593.932351161191746926860.28044413775344464469201.458.390.554.636.721.45.468-
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter7124.084025155441176.216711480911113115101.578.510.465.656.671.18.368-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12113.26260260000185.015197670831190001.267.35--4.045.791.43.522-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter983.82190190000132.01247156058730001.388.45--3.954.981.26.529-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter175.0212012000043.0483124032190001.8610.05--6.703.980.59.125-
New York Mets Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter364.833918210090104.01076156565816321.659.230.435.616.991.25.333-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter127.3221120007251.26148421437202001.9010.632.446.453.480.54.333-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter016.75615001014.21513112982101.649.201.235.524.910.89.000-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter004.09505001111.0105501350102.098.18--10.644.090.38--
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter017.20312000010.013880922002.2011.70--8.101.800.22.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings5115.7385246100213220.02361551402415313314621.779.670.996.255.450.87.3132.33
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13153.8852223031114220.0203119951011415513001.448.320.404.686.341.35.464-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-201114110002001601000.071.133.071.2041016.125.000.071.1076.2537.506.000.000.000.00
1977Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-20178120011000300000.250.250.625.875518.250.375.375.3730.0037.500.0012.508.0050.00
1977Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         2822230013001901000.136.174.273.4476124.167.137.182.2004.1737.509.004.1722.0033.33
1978Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-p21710010001000500000.100.100.100.2001010.200.000.000.0910.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1979Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-p22298020001000300000.250.250.250.500208.400.000.000.2270.0037.500.000.000.000.00
1979New York MetsNLMLBnyn20p2244000000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn20p233220021001000702000.100.100.150.2503122.154.050.050.1100.0031.820.000.000.0050.00
1986Nashville SoundsAmerAAAdet-p29431000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter3624021001000802000.083.083.125.2083126.125.042.042.0000.0030.770.000.000.0050.00
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter138414600150011801000.146.167.220.3879143.227.074.098.0002.3341.8618.002.3341.0016.67
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter12017340012000700000.235.235.412.6477117.333.177.176.0000.0041.180.005.8817.0025.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter18241200030011101000.083.120.083.2032026.154.000.042.0003.8542.3111.000.000.000.00
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter3624021001000802000.083.083.125.2083126.125.042.042.0000.0030.770.000.000.0050.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1621080950050003609000.083.083.125.208145117.125.042.042.0000.0030.770.000.000.0050.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162485700160012101000.146.167.220.38711150.227.074.098.0002.3341.8618.002.3341.0016.67

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn20P3-4--1-1---------3100.01.9
1978Jackson Mets TexAAnyn21P7--111--12121.0001.71------7100.05.2
1978Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn21P19--699-2415.6250.79------19100.013.6
1979Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn22P29--1023123433.9711.14------29100.020.7
1979New York MetsNLMLBnyn22P4-1621--331.0000.750.19-----4100.02.5
1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn23P32-84691-1615.9380.470.18-----32100.019.8
1981Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya24P27--1017313027.9001.00------3187.119.4
1982Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya25P6--11--221.0000.33------6100.04.3
1982Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25P21-5131--441.0000.190.08-----21100.013.0
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya25P3-10-1--111.0000.330.10-----3100.01.9
1983Charlotte O's SouAAbal26P10---3--331.0000.30------10100.06.8
1984Charlotte O's SouAAbal27P12--15--661.0000.50------12100.08.2
1984Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal27P22--7112-2018.9000.82------22100.015.7
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27P6-14-11-21.5000.170.07-----6100.03.7
1985Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet28P37--11174-3228.8750.76------37100.026.2
1986Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet29P43--47-111111.0000.26------43100.030.3
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet29P5-1134--771.0001.400.64-----5100.03.1
1987Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet30P26--12--331.0000.12------26100.018.6
1988Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal31P10----1-1---------10100.07.1
1988Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil31P2---2--221.0001.00------2100.01.4
MLB Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P74-19014173-3431.9120.420.16-----740.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 9 season(s)-   P221--5089204159139.8740.63------2210.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P29--219--21211.0000.72------290.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn203----------
1978Jackson Mets TexAAnyn217----------
1978Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn2119----------
1979Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn2229----------
1979New York MetsNLMLBnyn224----------
1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn2332----------
1981Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya2427----------
1982Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya256----------
1982Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2521----------
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya253----------
1983Charlotte O's SouAAbal2610----------
1984Charlotte O's SouAAbal2712----------
1984Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal2722----------
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal276----------
1985Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet2837----------
1986Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet2943----------
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet295----------
1987Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet3026----------
1988Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal3110----------
1988Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil312----------

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1995Frontier League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1987-06-30Purchased by Yokohama Bay Stars (Japan Central) from Tigers. 
1984-12-28ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1984-12-10Released by Orioles. 
1983-07-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1983-04-06Released by Rangers. 
1982-11-01TradeTraded by Twins to Rangers for Len Whitehouse. 
1982-05-12TradeTraded by Yankees with Pete Filson, Larry Milbourne and Cash to Twins for Roger Erickson and Butch Wynegar. 
1981-03-31TradeTraded by Padres with Jerry Mumphrey to Yankees for Chris Welsh, Tim Lollar, Joe Lefebvre and Ruppert Jones. 
1980-12-15TradeTraded by Mets with Jose Moreno to Padres for Randy Jones. 
* 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1986Detroit TigersTeam Payroll2960,000-61437-386,34760,00060,000
* 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