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Roger SamuelsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1983-1990 MLB Years: 1988-1989
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PositionsP-286Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRoger Howard Samuels
Height6-5Weight210BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJanuary 5,1961 [57.109]PlaceSan Jose,California
High SchoolBranham (San Jose,CA)
CollegeSan Jose City College (San Jose,CA), Santa Clara University (Santa Clara,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 10th round (244th overall) of the 1983 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Toronto Blue Jays [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (27th overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutJuly 20,1988 [27.196]
OrganizationsHOU [4] SFN [3] PIT [2] NYN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID17533Retrosheet IDsamur001MLBAM ID121653
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts60Walks56Hittable71SO/BB63vsPower71Hitting3Durability67Team.515Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1983Auburn AstrosNYPLA-hou-S/R22323.48651001033.2331913119213001.548.820.275.085.611.11.600-
1983Asheville TouristsSALAhou-ST22344.051091100060.060332712304710001.509.001.804.507.051.57.429-
1983Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0663.8416142101093.293524013496813001.528.941.254.716.531.39.500-
1984Asheville TouristsSALAhou-ST23453.3615141110088.08238337448210001.438.350.714.488.351.86.444-
1984Daytona AstrosFSLA+hou-S/R23544.2113112311068.0674032337446001.528.820.404.875.801.19.556-
1984Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0993.73282534210156.21497865108112616001.478.560.574.657.241.56.500-
1985Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-S/R241093.96332581042147.213273651882858001.458.051.105.005.181.04.526-
1986Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-Rel25235.10383350016077.2764944946564001.578.811.045.336.491.22.400-
1987Fresno GiantsCalifA+sfn-Rel26120.84270270018942.229114118642001.106.120.213.8013.503.56.333-
1987Shreveport CaptainsTexAAsfn-Rel26311.62211200011433.024106210352001.026.480.542.709.453.50.750-
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--R/CL0431.184814700291375.1532110328994001.076.280.363.3211.723.54.571-
1988Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-Rel27322.63300300021848.0341614115333001.026.380.192.816.192.20.600-
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn58Rel27123.4715015008023.01710947222011.036.561.542.708.493.14.3334.14
1989Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-Rel28033.20140140010219.2147714180000.926.410.461.838.244.50.000-
1989Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-Rel28112.3619019007226.22311708182001.167.76--2.706.072.25.500-
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0142.72330330017445.0371814112362001.067.190.192.336.993.00.200-
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit58Rel28009.8250500403.29441420003.5522.092.459.824.910.50-8.49
1990Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-Rel29003.6050500105.06220140001.4010.80--1.807.204.00--
1990Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-Rel29332.83351340018241.0391513213294001.268.490.442.836.312.23.500-
1990Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0332.91401390019246.0451715214334001.278.740.392.726.412.36.500-
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter124.33200200012026.1261413511242011.378.671.673.678.002.18.3331.96
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter38393.47266691976210829688.06193242675732753654001.378.050.744.256.971.64.494-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter792.751031102005714139.211651434411029001.127.420.262.626.532.49.438-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter15134.0092296310316257.22321321152913817614001.438.071.014.806.121.28.536-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter662.9240112931199110.19651364551088001.367.780.324.468.761.96.500-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter793.64252322100148.01427160197412920001.468.621.154.497.831.74.438-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter323.48651001033.2331913119213001.548.820.275.085.611.11.600-
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter123.4715015008023.01710947222011.036.561.542.708.493.14.333-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter009.8250500403.29441420003.5522.092.459.824.910.50--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings8164.33163016300980220.0212114106419019616081.378.671.673.678.002.18.3331.96
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12123.4785226321349220.0197103851810417017001.378.050.744.256.971.64.500-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984Asheville TouristsSALAhou-p231517110000003702000.059.200.059.2591022.100.000.176.15113.6431.822.330.000.000.00
1984Daytona AstrosFSLA+hou-p23139010001000400000.111.111.111.222109.200.000.000.1010.0044.440.000.000.000.00
1984Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         28261200010031102000.077.172.077.2492031.133.000.115.1369.6835.483.670.000.000.00
1985Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-p243310000000001602000.000.091.000.0910013.000.000.100.0647.6946.156.000.000.000.00
1986Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-p25381000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1987Fresno GiantsCalifA+sfn-p26271100001001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.000.35450.000.000.000.000.000.00
1987Shreveport CaptainsTexAAsfn-p26213010001001100000.333.500.333.833104.500.000.333.40025.0025.001.000.000.000.00
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         484110002002100000.250.500.250.750106.333.000.500.38533.3316.670.500.000.000.00
1988Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-p27305020001001100000.400.500.400.900206.500.000.200.41816.6716.671.000.000.000.00
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn58p27153000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
1990Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-p2951000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1990Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-p293521200010010000001.0001.0001.0002.0002031.000.000.500.84133.330.000.000.000.000.00
1990Totals for AAA-AAA         403120001001100000.667.750.6671.4172041.000.000.333.63125.0025.001.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter153000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter217493700050082004000.143.263.143.4067061.241.000.163.00013.1132.792.500.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter708140002002200000.500.600.5001.1004010.667.000.250.00020.0020.001.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter9214010001002702000.071.188.071.2591018.143.000.143.00011.1138.893.500.000.000.00
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter4010110002001400000.100.182.100.2821011.167.000.100.0009.0936.364.000.000.000.00
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1517110000003702000.059.200.059.2591022.100.000.176.00013.6431.822.330.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162320000000002200000.000.000.000.0000032.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162372500040061503000.143.263.143.4065046.241.000.163.00013.1132.792.500.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1983Auburn Astros NYPLA-hou22P6--19--10101.0001.67------6100.08.1
1983Asheville Tourists SALAhou22P10--4141-1918.9471.80------10100.06.9
1984Asheville Tourists SALAhou23P15--530213735.9462.33------15100.010.5
1984Daytona Astros FSLA+hou23P13--3201-2423.9581.77------13100.09.0
1985Columbus Astros SouAAhou24P33--435224139.9511.18------33100.022.9
1986Columbus Astros SouAAhou25P38--4152-2119.9050.50------38100.027.1
1987Fresno Giants CalifA+sfn26P27--224-84.5000.15------27100.018.9
1987Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn26P21--132-64.6670.19------21100.015.6
1988Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn27P30--45--991.0000.30------30100.021.0
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27P15-2314--551.0000.330.22-----15100.09.3
1989Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit28P19--16--771.0000.37------19100.013.4
1989Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn28P14--131-54.8000.29------14100.09.8
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28P5-3-------------5100.03.1
1990Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn29P35---8--881.0000.23------35100.024.0
1990Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit29P5---1--111.0000.20------5100.03.4
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P20-2614--551.0000.250.19-----200.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P103--6231-3029.9670.28------1030.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P92--953626862.9120.67------920.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P40--5225-3227.8440.68------400.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P25--944315653.9462.12------250.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P6--19--10101.0001.67------60.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1983Auburn Astros NYPLA-hou226----------
1983Asheville Tourists SALAhou2210----------
1984Asheville Tourists SALAhou2315----------
1984Daytona Astros FSLA+hou2313----------
1985Columbus Astros SouAAhou2433----------
1986Columbus Astros SouAAhou2538----------
1987Fresno Giants CalifA+sfn2627----------
1987Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn2621----------
1988Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn2730----------
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2715----------
1989Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit2819----------
1989Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn2814----------
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit285----------
1990Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn2935----------
1990Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit295----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1989-05-10TradeTraded by Giants to Pirates for Ken Oberkfell. 
1987-02-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
1987-01-19Released by Astros. 
* 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
1988San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll2762,500-60439-392,10762,50062,500
1989Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll2862,500-69143-429,80262,500125,000
* 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