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Luis RiveraTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1982-1998 MLB Years: 1986-1998
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Rated Prospect

PositionsSS-1701, 2B-52, 3B-27, DH-10, OF-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLuis Antonio Rivera
Height5-9Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 3,1964 [54.231]PlaceCidra,Puerto Rico

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1981 by the Montreal Expos.
Signing ScoutsDanny Menendez
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1986-MON-#5 ... 1987-MON-#5
MLB DebutAugust 3,1986 [22.213]
OrganizationsMON [7] BOS [5] HOU [2] NYN [2] KCA [1] TEX [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID17186Retrosheet IDrivel001MLBAM ID121248
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed53Power51Contact53XBH61RBIs39Runs55Hitting40Durability57Team.506Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1982San Jose ExposCalifA+mon-ss1813047653123203349124279441700.258.300.332.63215826515.311.074.147.2865.2418.253.480.58158.6721.14
1983West Palm Beach ExposFSLA+mon-ss19129419639518555363588843400.227.324.329.65313828488.273.102.248.30211.8918.031.521.0283.8029.47
1984West Palm Beach ExposFSLA+mon-ss2012443954100230643142507950350.228.312.321.63314129497.263.093.235.29010.0615.901.581.2173.1729.00
1985Jacksonville ExposSouAAmon-ss211385387412920216721815446973610.240.303.374.67720138598.246.134.221.3037.3611.541.572.6833.6329.46
1986Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-ss2210840760100175743188296841600.246.298.364.66214829447.275.118.214.2966.4915.212.341.5758.1429.00
1986Montreal ExposNLMLBmon17ss2255166203411101311173321101.205.285.283.5684712187.254.078.181.2649.0917.651.940.000.0035.29
1987Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-ss23108433731352638532411327323320.312.360.441.80119137473.358.129.233.3506.7715.432.281.6954.1327.41
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon12ss231832052001001800000.156.182.219.4017233.208.063.094.1793.0324.248.000.000.0040.00
1988Montreal ExposNLMLBmon12ss24123371358317343034246913349.224.271.318.58911824402.262.094.156.2635.9717.162.881.0092.7528.92
1989Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-ss254317522449011353112314000.251.299.320.6195610191.285.069.143.2855.7612.042.090.52175.0022.73
1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2ss2593323358317152923206014117.257.301.362.66311723349.301.105.164.3015.7317.193.001.4364.6027.71
1990Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2ss2611834638782007454325581121010.225.279.344.62311927385.252.119.194.2836.4915.062.321.8249.4334.62
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2ss27129414641072238404435863124010.258.318.384.70215933468.306.126.210.3177.4818.382.461.7151.7530.84
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2ss28102288176211102943265635005.215.287.260.5477512322.267.045.139.2608.0717.392.150.000.0019.35
1993Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2ss-2b29621301327811712113612102.208.273.308.5814010145.277.100.177.2657.5924.833.270.69130.0037.04
1994New York MetsNLMLBnyn3ss303243111221350141420001.279.367.581.94825649.346.302.372.4048.1628.573.506.1214.3350.00
1995Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-ss311958384013001610001.138.167.259.42615560.137.121.138.1871.6710.006.001.6758.0062.50
1996Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-ss321143563480233639133158383110.225.290.357.64712732401.251.132.213.2877.7314.461.871.5059.3340.00
1997New Orleans ZephyrsAmerAAAhou-ss331243824691234345543451358212.238.300.343.64313130432.262.105.196.2867.8711.811.500.69127.3332.97
1997Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3ss33713230103001601000.231.286.385.6715115.429.154.231.2936.6740.006.000.000.0033.33
1998New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-ss-2b34338217192117219801002.232.308.317.62526492.247.085.207.2869.788.700.891.0982.0021.05
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3ss344289142240071171702001.247.302.292.59426498.306.045.124.2737.1417.352.430.000.0018.18
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter781221524951611412282092022171443144211546.233.291.333.6247381542453.278.100.177.0006.9718.062.591.1479.1129.84
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter107037654999241852657420105543266173429401125.245.308.354.66213322684194.277.109.208.0007.7714.711.891.3666.0529.00
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter549189325547710416272035530147287142220525.252.308.367.6756941472096.281.115.205.0007.0113.691.951.2970.1130.82
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1385387412920216721815446973610.240.303.374.67720138598.246.134.221.0007.3611.541.572.6833.6329.46
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3831334170318618141453291352611341450.238.311.328.639437831500.283.090.208.0009.0017.401.930.9395.2926.10
Boston Red Sox Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter50415011673577862115015151172969357134.238.296.340.6365101051669.282.102.180.0007.0117.742.531.2671.4829.41
Montreal Expos Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter196569551223044444542110344410.214.270.302.57217238622.257.088.160.0006.7517.682.620.64142.2531.15
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4289142240071171702001.247.302.292.59426498.306.045.124.0007.1417.352.430.000.0018.18
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3243111221350141420001.279.367.581.94825649.346.302.372.0008.1628.573.506.1214.3350.00
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter713230103001601000.231.286.385.6715115.429.154.231.0006.6740.006.000.000.0033.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games16245952107242643453592392110.233.291.333.62415332509.278.100.177.0006.9718.062.591.1479.1129.84
Average Minor - Per 162 games16257076140284964168499354624.245.308.354.66220241635.277.109.208.0007.7714.711.891.3666.0529.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1982San Jose Expos CalifA+mon18SS130--2263895576670615.9184.73------130100.092.9
1983West Palm Beach Expos FSLA+mon19SS129--2174365195704653.9285.06------129100.097.7
1984West Palm Beach Expos FSLA+mon20SS124--1983893966626587.9384.73------124100.086.1
1985Jacksonville Expos SouAAmon21SS138--19841233107643610.9494.42------138100.096.5
1986Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon22SS107--1783302475532508.9554.75------10899.175.4
1986Montreal ExposNLMLBmon22SS55--64119924192183.9533.33------55100.034.2
1987Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon23SS107--1902911884499481.9644.50------10899.177.5
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon23SS15--927343936.9232.40------1883.39.3
1988Montreal ExposNLMLBmon24SS116--1603011869479461.9623.97------12394.371.6
1989Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos25SS37--53104913166157.9464.24------4386.025.3
1989Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos253B4--67--13131.0003.25------439.32.7
1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25SS90--1262401659382366.9584.07------9396.855.6
1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25DH1---------------931.10.6
1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos252B1--1---111.0001.00------931.10.6
1990Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26SS112--1863101869514496.9654.43------11894.969.1
1990Boston Red SoxALMLBbos262B3--1---111.0000.33------1182.51.9
1990Boston Red SoxALMLBbos263B1---------------1180.80.6
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27SS129--1803862487590566.9594.39------129100.079.6
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28SS93--1172861456417403.9664.33------10291.257.4
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28DH2---------------1022.01.2
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos283B1--21-1331.0003.00------1021.00.6
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28OF1---------------1021.00.6
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos282B1--1---111.0001.00------1021.00.6
1993Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29SS27--28513148279.9632.93------6243.516.7
1993Boston Red SoxALMLBbos292B27--36573139693.9693.44------6243.516.7
1993Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29DH7---------------6211.34.3
1993Boston Red SoxALMLBbos293B2--13-1441.0002.00------623.21.2
1994New York MetsNLMLBnyn30SS11--1122173433.9713.00------3234.49.7
1994New York MetsNLMLBnyn302B5--87121615.9383.00------3215.64.4
1995Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex31SS19--24513117875.9623.95------19100.013.3
1996Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn32SS110--1253262056471451.9584.10------11496.578.0
1996Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn323B2--141-65.8332.50------1141.81.4
1997New Orleans Zephyrs AmerAAAhou33SS106--1443521470510496.9734.68------12485.573.6
1997New Orleans Zephyrs AmerAAAhou333B5--311211614.8752.80------1244.03.5
1997New Orleans Zephyrs AmerAAAhou332B1--131-54.8004.00------1240.80.7
1997Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33SS6--68241614.8752.33------785.73.7
1997Houston AstrosNLMLBhou332B1--31--441.0004.00------714.30.6
1998New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou34SS10--1421664135.8543.50------3330.37.0
1998New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou342B7--714-521211.0003.00------3321.24.9
1998New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou343B6--14--551.0000.83------3318.24.2
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34SS30--4281520128123.9614.10------4271.418.6
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca343B6--13--441.0000.67------4214.33.7
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca342B6--56--11111.0001.83------4214.33.7
MLB Totals for SS - 11 season(s)-   SS684--929183111341328732760.9614.04------6840.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 7 season(s)-   2B44--5571415130126.9692.86------440.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B10--47-211111.0001.10------100.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH10---------------100.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 7 season(s)-   SS496--72814759431522972203.9594.44------4960.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B17--1126314037.9252.18------170.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B8--817152625.9623.13------80.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS138--19841233107643610.9494.42------1380.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS383--641121414523720001855.9284.84------3830.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1982San Jose Expos CalifA+mon18----130------
1983West Palm Beach Expos FSLA+mon19----129------
1984West Palm Beach Expos FSLA+mon20----124------
1985Jacksonville Expos SouAAmon21----138------
1986Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon22----107------
1986Montreal ExposNLMLBmon22----55------
1987Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon23----107------
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon23----15------
1988Montreal ExposNLMLBmon24----116------
1989Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos25----374-----
1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25---190-----1
1990Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26---31121-----
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27----129------
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28---1931---12
1993Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29---27272----7
1994New York MetsNLMLBnyn30---511------
1995Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex31----19------
1996Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn32----1102-----
1997New Orleans Zephyrs AmerAAAhou33---11065-----
1997Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33---16------
1998New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou34---7106-----
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34---6306-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1990Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB2649121000000200000.222.222.333.555319.286.111.1110.0022.220.000.000.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs49121000000200000.222.222.333.555319.286.111.1110.0022.220.000.000.0050.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2000Kinston IndiansCaroA+Minorcle36Hitting Coach1376869.49618.53Brad Komminsk
2001Kinston IndiansCaroA+Minorcle37Hitting Coach1408951.636--1Brad KomminskLost in Semi-Finals (Salem)
2002Kinston IndiansCaroA+Minorcle38Hitting Coach1397465.5324.52Ted KubiakLost in Finals
2003Lake County CaptainsSALAMinorcle39Manager1409743.693--1 Lost in Finals
2004Lake County CaptainsSALAMinorcle40Manager1397366.52511.53 
2005Kinston IndiansCaroA+Minorcle41Manager1407664.5430.52 Lost in Finals
2006Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle42First Base Coach1627884.48118.04Eric Wedge
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle43First Base Coach1629666.593--1Eric WedgeLost in ALCS (Boston)
2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle44First Base Coach1628181.5007.53Eric Wedge
2009Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle45First Base Coach1626597.40121.55Eric Wedge
2010New Hampshire Fisher CatsEastAAMinortor46Manager1417962.5603.52 Lost in Semi-Finals
2011Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor47Assistant Coach1628181.50016.04John Farrell
2012Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor48Assistant Coach1627389.45122.04John Farrell
2013Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor49Third Base Coach1627488.45723.05John Gibbons
2014Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor50Third Base Coach1628379.51213.03John Gibbons
2015Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor51Third Base Coach1629369.574--1John GibbonsLost in ALCS (Royals)
2016Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor52Third Base Coach1628973.5494.03John GibbonsLost in ALCS (Indians)
2017Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor53Third Base Coach1627686.46917.04John Gibbons
2018Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor54Third Base Coach1235568.44732.04John Gibbons
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2003South Atlantic League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1999-01-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1998-09-04Released by Royals. 
1998-06-03Purchased by Royals from Astros. 
1998-02-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1997-10-27Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-01-25ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1996-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-11-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
1995-06-10Released by Rangers. 
1995-05-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1995-04-24Released by Cardinals. 
1995-04-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1994-10-24Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-01-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
1993-10-25Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-12-08TradeTraded by Expos with John Dopson to Red Sox for Dan Gakeler and Spike Owen. 
1981-09-22ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Expos. 
* 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
1986Montreal ExposTeam Payroll2260,000-61438-386,34760,00060,000
1987Montreal ExposTeam Payroll2360,000-59534-344,90660,000120,000
1988Montreal ExposTeam Payroll2470,000-5692618392,10762,500190,000
1989Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll25105,000-4942339429,80262,500295,000
1990Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll26250,000-4182440515,727100,000545,000
1991Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll27635,000-2971758742,231100,0001,180,000
1992Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll281,075,000-2521669++962,245109,0002,255,000
1993Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll291,075,000-2541372++968,431109,0003,330,000
1994New York MetsTeam Payroll30450,000-3881257957,101109,0003,780,000
1997Houston AstrosTeam Payroll33150,000-76641-1,182,177150,0003,930,000
1998Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll34245,000-57219361,276,192170,0004,175,000
* 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