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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Vicente Palacios Diaz
Stat Years
1985-2004  [mlb] 1987-2000
Height/Weight
6-3 / 195
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (256)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1963-07-19 in Veracruz, Mexico   [56.351]
High School
None listed
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Chicago White Sox in 1984
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1987-09-04 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.047)
Service Time
Organizations
PIT [6] SLN [2] SDN [1] CHN [1] CHA [1] NYN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 16304 ... retro id: palav001 ... mlbam id: 120185
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1985Glens Falls White SoxEastAAcha-211---114.76840014139.2442521129205021.849.980.236.584.545.670.69.500
    1985Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAA----211---114.82840014139.7442521129205021.8610.100.236.664.595.740.69.500
    1987Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAApit-232---1352.58272675010185.0140635310851485051.226.810.494.147.203.061.74.722
    1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit38232Log - Sp - Ext - Perf214.30640002029.127141419130211.238.280.312.763.994.301.44.667
    1987Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA----231---1352.58272675010185.0140635310851485051.226.810.494.147.203.061.74.722
    1987MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf214.33640002029.327141419130211.248.350.312.784.024.331.44.667
    1988Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-243---301.99551100031.2267705232010.987.390.001.426.541.994.601.000
    1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit58243Log - Sp - Ext - Perf126.66730004024.1281818315152301.7710.361.115.555.556.661.00.333
    1988Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA----241---302.02551100031.7267705232010.997.500.001.446.632.024.601.000
    1988MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf126.72730004024.3281818315152301.7810.461.125.605.606.721.00.333
    1989Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-254---027.20220000010.09882881011.708.101.807.207.207.201.00.000
    1989Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA----251---027.20220000010.09882881011.708.101.807.207.207.201.00.000
    1990Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-265---1373.43282852000183.217377708531379011.238.480.392.606.713.772.58.650
    1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit58265Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.00700047315.04000282000.402.400.001.204.800.004.00.000
    1990Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA----261---1373.44282852000183.717377708531379011.238.500.392.606.733.782.58.650
    1990MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.00700047315.04000282000.402.400.001.204.800.004.00.000
    1991Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-276---001.4230002326.17110282001.429.950.002.8411.371.424.00.000
    1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit58276Log - Sp - Ext - Perf633.7536711829381.26934341238646211.317.601.324.197.053.751.68.667
    1991Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA----271---001.4830002326.37110282001.4810.330.002.9511.801.484.00.000
    1991MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf633.7736711829381.76934341238646211.327.651.334.217.093.771.68.667
    1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit58287Log - Sp - Ext - Perf324.2520800412053.0562525127337001.579.510.174.585.604.251.22.600
    1992MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf324.2520800412053.0562525127337001.579.510.174.585.604.251.22.600
    1994St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln58308Log - Sp - Ext - Perf384.443117115141117.210460581643954031.257.951.223.297.274.592.21.273
    1994MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf384.453117115141117.710460581643954031.257.991.233.307.304.612.21.273
    1995St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln58319Log - Sp - Ext - Perf235.8020500315040.1482926719341021.6610.711.564.247.596.471.79.400
    1995MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf235.8420500315040.3482926719341021.6710.771.574.267.636.511.79.400
    1999Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-3510---211.8670002719.29221490021.348.380.933.728.381.862.25.667
    1999Minor Totals: NYNbyYearAAA----351---211.9670002719.79221490021.418.800.983.918.801.962.25.667
    2000Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-3611---413.42360002336747.1412018517400021.237.800.953.237.613.802.35.800
    2000Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn303611---225.70651001030.039201936230121.5011.700.901.806.906.003.83.500
    2000San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn573611Log - Sp - Ext - Perf016.75700027010.2121084580001.5910.123.374.226.758.441.60.000
    2000Minor Totals: SDN-CHNbyYearAAA----362---634.32425102337777.3804037823630141.349.340.932.687.354.672.74.667
    2000MLB Totals: SDNbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf017.06700027010.7121084580001.6710.593.534.417.068.821.60.000
    2001Saltillo SaraperosMexAAA----3712---000.0030002313.01000250001.003.000.006.0015.000.002.50.000
    2001Minor Totals: byYearAAA----371---000.0030002313.01000250001.003.000.006.0015.000.002.50.000
    2002Campeche PiratasMexAAA----3813---312.8723000923131.122101037290000.936.320.862.018.332.874.14.750
    2002Saltillo SaraperosMexAAA----3813---205.791100031109.113963281001.6112.542.891.937.718.684.001.000
    2002Minor Totals: byYearAAA----382---513.58340001234140.735191669371001.097.841.342.018.284.254.11.833
    2003Dos Laredos TecolotesMexAAA----3914---034.4312000212020.1251210014112001.9211.070.006.204.875.310.79.000
    2003Minor Totals: byYearAAA----391---034.4812000212020.3251210014112001.9411.190.006.274.935.370.79.000
    2004Tijuana TorosMexAAA----4015---302.9823100422042.1451714315210001.429.570.643.194.463.611.401.000
    2004Minor Totals: byYearAAA----401---302.9923100422042.3451714315210001.439.620.643.214.493.631.401.000
    MLB Totals (8 yrs)17204.43134442226907372.03481901834415827022771.368.421.063.826.534.601.71.459
    National League Totals (8 yrs)17204.43134442226907372.03481901834415827022771.368.421.063.826.534.601.71.459
    Minor League Totals46233.31194711484812313649.759427123939249490271161.308.230.543.456.793.761.97.667
    Minor: AA Totals114.82840014139.7442521129205021.8610.100.236.664.595.740.69.500
    Minor: AAA Totals45223.22186671484711912610.055024621838220470221141.268.110.563.256.933.632.14.672
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (5 yrs)1284.0376221116546203.31849191179113317721.358.150.754.035.894.031.46.600
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (2 yrs)5114.785122118291158.0152898423621295051.358.661.313.537.355.072.08.313
    San Diego Padres Totals (1 yrs)017.06700027010.7121084580001.6710.593.534.417.068.821.60.000
    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. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1987Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAApit-23p---127252500020031003000.200.286.200.4863150.120.000.3339.6832.263.330.00.000.0
    1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3823pL-S-E-P169110000000400000.111.111.111.222910.000.000.2000.0044.440.000.00.000.0
    1988Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-24p---252000001001100000.000.333.000.333300.500.000.00033.3333.331.000.00.000.0
    1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit5824pL-S-E-P278000000001500000.000.111.000.111900.125.000.00011.1155.565.000.00.000.0
    1990Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-26p---32836270006000704000.194.194.194.3884070.000.000.2410.0017.500.000.00.000.0
    1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit5826pL-S-E-P374000000001200000.000.200.000.200500.250.000.00020.0040.002.000.00.000.0
    1991Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-27p---4310100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.000110.000.0001.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit5827pL-S-E-P43614010000000705000.071.071.071.1421910.000.000.1430.0036.840.000.00.000.0
    1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit5828pL-S-E-P52014010000000602000.071.071.071.1421610.000.000.1250.0037.500.000.00.000.0
    1994St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln5830pL-S-E-P631330000000001503001.000.000.000.0003600.000.000.0000.0041.670.000.00.000.0
    1995St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln5831pL-S-E-P7206110000000401000.167.167.167.334710.000.000.5000.0057.140.000.00.000.0
    2000Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-36p---8384200000002210000.000.429.000.429700.500.000.00028.5728.571.000.00.000.0
    2000Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn3036p---868010000000201002.125.125.125.250910.000.000.1670.0022.220.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)1278824000000243011001.045.067.045.11210140.023.000.0891.9842.5721.500.00.000.0
    National League Totals (7 yrs)1278824000000243011001.045.067.045.11210140.023.000.0891.9842.5721.500.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals1077661400090062218002.184.253.184.43791140.079.000.2596.5924.183.670.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals1077661400090062218002.184.253.184.43791140.079.000.2596.5924.183.670.00.000.0
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (5 yrs)76491300000022407000.061.098.061.1595830.041.000.1203.4541.3812.000.00.000.0
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (2 yrs)51391100000001904001.026.026.026.0524310.000.000.0500.0044.190.000.00.000.0
    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

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1985Glens Falls White SoxEastAA21P800.02200441.0000.500.005.8100.013
    1987Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAA23P2700.0524113029.9671.100.0018.8100.03
    1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB23P6029.12100331.0000.500.103.7100.018
    1988Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA24P500.00301331.0000.600.003.5100.015
    1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB24P7024.13500881.0001.100.334.4100.013
    1989Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA25P200.00200221.0001.000.001.4100.021
    1990Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA26P2800.0919423228.8751.000.0019.0100.06
    1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB26P7015.02000221.0000.300.134.3100.018
    1991Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA27P300.00100111.0000.300.002.1100.018
    1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB27P36081.2490013131.0000.400.1622.2100.06
    1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB28P20053.057111312.9230.600.2312.3100.011
    1994St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB30P310117.2616202422.9170.700.1927.2100.07
    1995St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB31P20040.13400771.0000.400.1714.0100.011
    1999Norfolk TidesILAAA35P700.00100111.0000.100.005.0100.017
    2000Las Vegas StarsPCLAAA36P3600.03300661.0000.200.0025.294.74
    2000Iowa CubsPCLAAA36P600.02501771.0001.200.004.2100.023
    2000San Diego PadresNLMLB36P7010.20301331.0000.400.294.3100.022
    MLB Totals - (P)13403702545327370.9590.500.190.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)114001958558277.9390.700.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)8002200441.0000.500.000.00.00
    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

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1985Minor8----------
    1987MLB6----------
    1987Minor27----------
    1988MLB7----------
    1988Minor5----------
    1989Minor2----------
    1990MLB7----------
    1990Minor28----------
    1991MLB36----------
    1991Minor3----------
    1992MLB20----------
    1994MLB31----------
    1995MLB20----------
    1999Minor7----------
    2000MLB7----------
    2000Minor42----------
    Totals256----------