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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Mark Bruce Salas
Stat Years
1979-1991  [mlb] 1984-1991
Height/Weight
6-0 / 205
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
C (785) ... OF (60) ... DH (47) ... 1B (6) ... 3B (1)
Draft Position
C
Born Date/Place
High School
Nogales (La Puente,CA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in Round #18 (#448 overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1984-06-19 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.103)
Service Time
Organizations
SLN [6] MIN [3] NYA [2] DET [2] CHA [1] CLE [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 17512 ... retro id: salam001 ... mlbam id: 121628
Relations
Son of Bobby Salas
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1979Johnson City CardinalsAppRksln-18c---15314423354252320111403000.243.297.403.7001585811.250.160.2406.968.861.2728.83.1631.4
    1980Gastonia CardinalsSALAsln-19c---29826742678394630232253500.251.317.404.72130310820.251.153.2417.597.260.9629.72.9729.9
    1981St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+sln-20c---3100321267892252942325151040.243.287.302.5893609713.146.059.2506.396.941.09160.50.5616.7
    1982Nashville SoundsSouAAnya-21c---44313719357062000111524120.255.318.438.7561556013.263.183.2487.109.681.3622.83.8737.1
    1982Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-21c---427764174005103500010.224.253.276.52979214.105.052.2393.806.331.670.00.0023.5
    1982Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-21c---4722140001000400000.182.182.182.3642240.000.000.2220.0018.180.000.00.000.0
    1983Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-22c-of---5131473761442542082754256243120.304.362.501.86352423749.290.197.3108.0210.691.3323.63.8234.0
    1984Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-23c---6953162877202124821204301310.244.286.434.72034013734.256.190.2465.8812.652.1526.33.5344.2
    1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln1023c-ofL-S-E-P61420121001000301000.100.100.150.2502131.050.050.1180.0014.290.000.00.0050.0
    1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin1224cL-S-E-P71203605110820594101183710357.300.332.458.79038216534.206.158.3124.719.692.0640.02.3631.5
    1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin1225cL-S-E-P89125828607483331183215328.233.282.384.6662859919.229.151.2356.3211.231.7832.22.8131.7
    1987Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-26c---912435101024005800000.233.313.395.70848173.279.162.24210.4216.671.6021.54.1730.0
    1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin1226cL-S-E-P922458172039015600110.378.431.6221.05351285.333.244.3789.8011.761.2015.05.8829.4
    1987New York YankeesALMLBnya2726cL-S-E-P95011513234031200101731102.200.279.313.592130367.200.113.2087.6913.081.7038.32.3130.4
    1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2727cL-S-E-P10751961749703900121730023.250.303.332.6352116510.143.082.2615.698.061.4265.31.4220.4
    1989Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-28c---1146146274610262000161612160.315.384.534.9181667818.329.219.3209.649.641.0024.33.6139.1
    1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle828dhL-S-E-P11307741741270051310012.221.277.377.65483297.221.156.2426.0215.662.6038.52.4141.2
    1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet1029cL-S-E-P127416418383092400212811023.232.323.415.7381876812.311.183.22811.2314.971.3318.24.8131.6
    1991Detroit TigersALMLBdet2730c-dhL-S-E-P1333572510170001020100.088.117.158.2756092.070.070.0850.0016.670.0057.01.6740.0
    MLB Totals (9 yrs)5091292142319491038143338916312891325.247.300.389.689141050297.211.142.2556.3111.561.8334.02.7030.4
    American League Totals (8 yrs)4951272141317481038142338916012791325.249.302.392.694138949996.213.143.2586.4111.521.8033.52.7430.3
    National League Totals (1 yrs)1420121001000301000.100.100.150.2502131.050.050.1180.0014.290.000.00.0050.0
    Minor League Totals61219452515138815623012410154208112223260.264.318.420.7382155817165.243.156.2667.159.651.3531.42.8832.2
    Minor: Rk Totals5314423354252320111403000.243.297.403.7001585811.250.160.2406.968.861.2728.83.1631.4
    Minor: A Totals9826742678394630232253500.251.317.404.72130310820.251.153.2417.597.260.9629.72.9729.9
    Minor: A+ Totals100321267892252942325151040.243.287.302.5893609713.146.059.2506.396.941.09160.50.5616.7
    Minor: AA Totals2016869919636426107855676484150.286.341.464.80575831866.264.178.2897.3910.031.3626.43.4333.7
    Minor: AAA Totals16052761137314207321417113470.260.312.448.76057623655.268.188.2667.1212.331.7326.43.4740.2
    Minnesota Twins Totals (3 yrs)233663871852992083334175257815.279.320.440.76071829258.223.161.2875.7110.451.8333.22.7931.4
    Detroit Tigers Totals (2 yrs)107221204340103100213831123.195.272.348.6202477714.249.153.1908.5015.381.8122.14.0532.6
    Chicago White Sox Totals (1 yrs)751961749703900121730023.250.303.332.6352116510.143.082.2615.698.061.4265.31.4220.4
    New York Yankees Totals (1 yrs)5011513234031200101731102.200.279.313.592130367.200.113.2087.6913.081.7038.32.3130.4
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)307741741270051310012.221.277.377.65483297.221.156.2426.0215.662.6038.52.4141.2
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)1420121001000301000.100.100.150.2502131.050.050.1180.0014.290.000.00.0050.0
    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
    1979Johnson City CardinalsAppRk18C4800.01941982221213.9644.400.0070.690.61
    1980Gastonia CardinalsSALA19C8800.04524156498493.9905.600.0062.989.81
    1981St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+20C8900.038765136465452.9725.100.0067.489.01
    1981St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+201B100.00100111.0001.000.000.81.04
    1982Nashville SoundsSouAA21C4000.02672470298291.9777.300.0027.893.03
    1982Arkansas TravelersTexAA21C1700.0881514104103.9906.100.0012.563.03
    1982Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA21C600.0163112019.9503.200.004.485.74
    1983Arkansas TravelersTexAA22C4900.02623635301298.9906.100.0036.037.42
    1983Arkansas TravelersTexAA22OF4700.0725117877.9871.600.0034.635.95
    1984Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA23C4800.02552764288282.9795.900.0031.050.52
    1984Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA23OF900.0511176.8570.700.005.89.56
    1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB23C400.01120013131.0003.300.002.528.64
    1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB23OF300.02000221.0000.700.001.921.410
    1985Minnesota TwinsALMLB24C11500.052939510573568.9914.900.0071.095.81
    1985Minnesota TwinsALMLB24DH300.0000000.0000.000.001.92.59
    1986Minnesota TwinsALMLB25C6900.03583285398390.9805.700.0042.675.81
    1986Minnesota TwinsALMLB25DH800.0000000.0000.000.004.98.84
    1987New York YankeesALMLB26C4100.017213001851851.0004.500.0025.382.03
    1987Minnesota TwinsALMLB26C1400.0863109089.9896.400.008.663.64
    1987New York YankeesALMLB26OF100.0000000.0000.000.000.62.012
    1987New York YankeesALMLB26DH400.0000000.0000.000.002.58.08
    1988Chicago White SoxALMLB27C6900.02513565292286.9794.100.0042.992.02
    1988Chicago White SoxALMLB27DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.312
    1989Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAA28C1500.0865139291.9896.100.0010.632.64
    1989Cleveland IndiansALMLB28C500.03100441.0000.800.003.116.74
    1989Cleveland IndiansALMLB28DH2000.0000000.0000.000.0012.366.74
    1990Detroit TigersALMLB29C5700.02272233252249.9884.400.0035.277.02
    1990Detroit TigersALMLB293B100.00100111.0001.000.000.61.45
    1990Detroit TigersALMLB29DH300.0000000.0000.000.001.94.114
    1991Detroit TigersALMLB30C1100.02210023231.0002.100.006.833.33
    1991Detroit TigersALMLB301B500.06100771.0001.400.003.115.24
    1991Detroit TigersALMLB30DH800.0000000.0000.000.004.924.27
    MLB Totals - (C)385001659148232318301807.9874.700.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (1B)5006100771.0001.400.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)1000100111.0001.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)4002000221.0000.500.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)4700000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (C)69003573588400392.9805.700.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)900511176.8570.700.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (C)1060061775119703692.9846.500.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)4700725117877.9871.600.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (C)890038765136465452.9725.100.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (1B)1000100111.0001.000.000.00.00
    A Totals - (C)88004524156498493.9905.600.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (C)48001941982221213.9644.400.000.00.00
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    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
    1979Minor-48---------
    1980Minor-88---------
    1981Minor-891--------
    1982Minor-63---------
    1983Minor-49-------47-
    1984MLB-4-------3-
    1984Minor-48-------9-
    1985MLB-115--------3
    1986MLB-69--------8
    1987MLB-55-------14
    1988MLB-69--------1
    1989MLB-5--------20
    1989Minor-15---------
    1990MLB-57--1-----3
    1991MLB-115-------8
    Totals-7856-1----6047