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Paul SorrentoTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1984-2000 MLB Years: 1989-1999
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Rated Prospect
World Series Champion

Positions1B-1244, OF-167, DH-157, LF-61, RF-14Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NamePaul Anthony Sorrento
Height6-2Weight220BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 17,1965 [52.184]PlaceSomerville,Massachusetts
High SchoolSt. John's Prep (Danvers,MA)
CollegeFlorida State University (Tallahassee,FL)

DraftedSelected by the California Angels [Team Picks] in the 4th round (103rd overall) of the 1986 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsAl Goldis
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1990-MLB-#91 ... 1990-MIN-#3
MLB DebutSeptember 8,1989 [23.295]
OrganizationsCLE [4] CAL [3] MIN [3] SEA [2] TBA [2] OAK [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID18265Retrosheet IDsorrp001MLBAM ID122541
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Player Notes:   Inducted into the Florida State Athletics Hall of Fame in 1997
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed24Power84Contact36XBH78RBIs79Runs44Hitting61Durability67Team.509Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984Florida StateCollegeFr1b188429578103202176862755130700.349.476.6031.07917839380.368.254.522.47119.7413.420.684.4717.3537.86
1985Florida StateCollegeSo1b1978250588213196861544350500.328.449.496.94512423314.360.168.404.42117.2013.690.802.8727.7828.05
1986Florida StateCollegeJr1b207225080951642286165663300400.380.503.7401.24318542320.367.360.668.52320.6310.310.506.8811.3644.21
1986Quad Cities AngelsMidwAcal-of2053177336311263400244020100.356.436.542.9789619204.432.186.322.43111.7619.611.672.9429.5030.16
1986Palm Springs AngelsCalifA+cal-of20166251530170141500010.242.288.339.62721466.304.097.145.2776.0622.733.751.5262.0026.67
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         69239387814274101285520110.326.400.490.89011723270.399.164.276.39410.3720.371.962.5934.1429.49
1987Palm Springs AngelsCalifA+cal34of21114370668314284512789530370.224.361.338.69912524454.278.114.322.31817.1820.931.221.7646.2528.92
1988Palm Springs AngelsCalifA+cal-1b221334659113330614993411010120550.286.421.467.88821750582.335.181.415.39818.9017.350.922.4133.2137.59
1989Orlando Sun RaysSouAAmin-1b231405098113035227112118411970470.255.366.491.85725064604.281.236.401.38113.9119.701.424.4718.8549.23
1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin55dh-1b231421250001005400110.238.370.238.6085027.278.000.238.28318.5214.810.800.000.000.00
1990Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-1b2410235459107271197230649510520.302.406.545.95119347424.359.243.432.41815.0922.411.484.4818.6343.93
1990Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin55dh-1b244112111254151311123110103.207.281.380.6614610135.233.173.273.2998.8922.962.583.7024.2040.00
1991Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-1b2511340959126302137910626580650.308.404.487.89119945485.335.179.333.39512.7813.401.052.6831.4635.71
1991Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin181b252647612204130041100023.255.314.553.86726651.250.298.383.3677.8421.572.757.8411.7550.00
1992Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle111b26140458521232411860035189113713.269.341.443.78420343514.297.174.279.3509.9217.321.753.5025.4434.96
1993Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle111b2714846375119261186531581212041110.257.340.434.77420145527.308.177.307.33711.0122.962.093.4225.7237.82
1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle111b28953224390140146201346801367.280.345.453.79814628360.313.173.276.3439.4418.892.003.8923.0031.11
1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle111b2910432350761402579115171004610.235.336.511.84716539378.221.276.433.35913.4918.781.396.6112.9251.32
1996Seattle MarinersALMLBsea441b3014347167136321239302571037251010.289.370.507.87723956542.323.218.335.37410.5219.001.814.2420.4841.18
1997Seattle MarinersALMLBsea441b311464576812319031800251112302913.269.345.514.85923550513.291.245.352.3669.9421.832.206.0414.7440.65
1998Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba44dh3213743540982701757235413330318.225.313.405.71817644495.281.180.301.31710.9126.872.463.4325.5944.90
1999Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba44lf339929440691411142114910140114.235.351.401.75211826348.317.166.333.33714.0829.022.063.1626.7337.68
2000Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak-1b344013925389163210333400302.273.406.482.8886716175.314.209.453.38918.8619.431.033.4323.1742.11
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter109334124548761765166565815426844214275481.257.340.457.79715603473890.292.200.323.00010.9521.701.984.2720.5539.61
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter7112485419695159169448010845956423027272.280.393.470.86311682692994.324.190.376.00015.3318.841.233.1426.4438.71
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2559021432716643818350159194901472.300.405.509.9144591081084.341.209.390.00014.6717.901.223.5123.7439.85
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1405098113035227112118411970470.255.366.491.85725064604.281.236.401.00013.9119.701.424.4718.8549.23
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2638971622314782315147192211508130.258.388.405.793363781102.310.147.358.00017.4219.151.102.0939.0033.77
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter53177336311263400244020100.356.436.542.9789619204.432.186.322.00011.7619.611.672.9429.5030.16
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter23479521628049748222288195127801600.352.476.6131.0894871041014.365.261.531.00019.2312.520.654.7316.5637.14
Cleveland Indians Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter4871566220408782752664619434932143040.261.340.457.7977151551779.288.196.319.00010.9119.621.804.2220.8837.99
Seattle Mariners Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter289928135259511541730410821510271923.279.358.511.8694741061055.308.232.344.00010.2420.381.995.1217.1940.93
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter23672980167411289934103234704212.229.329.403.73229470843.295.174.314.00012.2227.762.273.3226.0441.92
Minnesota Twins Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter8118919426192711214610236.222.300.407.7077716213.243.185.296.0009.8621.602.194.2321.0038.10
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625066713026125841263125314812.257.340.457.79723151577.292.200.323.00010.9521.701.984.2720.5539.61
Average Minor - Per 162 games16256695158364211092210512950660.280.393.470.86326661682.324.190.376.00015.3318.841.233.1426.4438.71

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1986Quad Cities Angels MidwAcal20OF47--837129190.9891.91------5388.733.6
1986Palm Springs Angels CalifA+cal20OF9--161111817.9441.89------1656.36.3
1987Palm Springs Angels CalifA+cal21OF91--123104-137133.9711.46------11479.864.1
1988Palm Springs Angels CalifA+cal221B89--717551876790772.9778.67------13366.962.7
1988Palm Springs Angels CalifA+cal22OF2--2---221.0001.00------1331.51.4
1989Orlando Sun Rays SouAAmin231B124--1070412410311351111.9798.96------14088.686.1
1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23DH5---------------1435.73.1
1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin231B5--13--113131.0002.60------1435.73.1
1990Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin241B86--678521277742730.9848.49------10284.361.9
1990Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin24OF8--17-1-1817.9442.13------1027.85.8
1990Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24DH23---------------4156.114.2
1990Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin241B15--1187114126125.9928.33------4136.69.3
1991Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin251B106--925561495995981.9869.25------11393.876.8
1991Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin25OF7--82-110101.0001.43------1136.25.1
1991Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin251B13--707-777771.0005.92------2650.08.0
1991Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25DH2---------------267.71.2
1992Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle261B121--99678810810821074.9938.88------14086.474.7
1992Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26DH11---------------1407.96.8
1993Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle271B144--101286610711041098.9957.63------14897.388.9
1993Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27OF3--3---331.0001.00------1482.01.9
1993Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27DH1---------------1480.70.6
1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle281B86--79859479861857.9959.97------9590.576.1
1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28DH8---------------958.47.1
1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle291B91--81658788881874.9929.60------10487.563.2
1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29DH11---------------10410.67.6
1996Seattle MarinersALMLBsea301B138--957811111210491038.9907.52------14396.585.7
1997Seattle MarinersALMLBsea311B139--9298648910191015.9967.30------14695.285.8
1997Seattle MarinersALMLBsea31DH1---------------1460.70.6
1998Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba32DH86---------------13762.853.1
1998Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba321B27--21924-222432431.0009.00------13719.716.7
1998Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba32RF14--27---27271.0001.93------13710.28.6
1998Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba32LF4--3---331.0000.75------1372.92.5
1999Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba33LF57--872419389.9571.56------9957.635.2
1999Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba331B27--2039119213212.9957.85------9927.316.7
1999Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba33DH9---------------999.15.6
2000Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak341B33--29819-343173171.0009.61------4082.522.9
MLB Totals for 1B - 11 season(s)-   1B806--61314954264666686626.9948.22------8060.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 10 season(s)-   DH157---------------1570.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF61--902419692.9581.51------610.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF14--27---27271.0001.93------140.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF3--3---331.0001.00------30.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B225--19011272620620542028.9879.01------2250.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF15--252112827.9641.80------150.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B124--1070412410311351111.9798.96------1240.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF102--1411151157152.9681.49------1020.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B89--717551876790772.9778.67------890.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF47--837129190.9891.91------470.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1986Quad Cities Angels MidwAcal20---------47-
1986Palm Springs Angels CalifA+cal20---------9-
1987Palm Springs Angels CalifA+cal21---------91-
1988Palm Springs Angels CalifA+cal22--89------2-
1989Orlando Sun Rays SouAAmin23--124--------
1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23--5-------5
1990Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin24--86------8-
1990Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24--15-------23
1991Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin25--106------7-
1991Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25--13-------2
1992Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26--121-------11
1993Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27--144------31
1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28--86-------8
1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29--91-------11
1996Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30--138--------
1997Seattle MarinersALMLBsea31--139-------1
1998Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba32--27---4-14-86
1999Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba33--27---57---9
2000Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak34--33--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1991Minnesota TwinsChamp. SeriesMLB2511000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1991Minnesota TwinsWorld SeriesMLB2532000000001200000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.50033.3366.672.000.000.000.00
1995Cleveland IndiansDiv SeriesMLB29310230001002300000.300.417.300.7173012.429.000.20016.6725.001.500.000.000.00
1995Cleveland IndiansChamp. SeriesMLB29413221000002300000.154.267.231.4983115.200.077.23113.3320.001.500.000.0050.00
1995Cleveland IndiansWorld SeriesMLB29511021000000400000.182.182.273.4553111.286.091.0910.0036.360.000.000.0050.00
1997Seattle MarinersDiv SeriesMLB31410231011002300000.300.417.7001.1177212.333.400.60016.6725.001.508.3310.0066.67
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs720461012004600000.300.417.500.91710224.385.200.40016.6725.001.504.1720.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs514221000002400000.143.250.214.4643116.200.071.21412.5025.002.000.000.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs813021000001600000.154.214.231.4453114.286.077.1547.1442.866.000.000.0050.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2012Inland Empire 66ersCalifA+Minorana46Hitting Coach1406674.47117.05Bill Haselman
2014Los Angeles AngelsALMLBMLBana48Assistant Hitting Coach1629864.605--1Mike SciosciaLost in 1st Round (Angels)
2016Los Angeles AngelsALMLBMLBana50Assistant Hitting Coach1627488.45721.04Mike Scioscia
2017Los Angeles AngelsALMLBMLBana51Assistant Hitting Coach1628082.49421.02Mike Scioscia
2018Los Angeles AngelsALMLBMLBana52Assistant Hitting Coach452520.5563.53Mike Scioscia
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1999-11-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-12-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Devil Rays. 
1997-10-27Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-01-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mariners. 
1995-12-21Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-03-28TradeTraded by Twins to Indians for Curtis Leskanic and Oscar Munoz. 
1988-11-03TradeTraded by Angels with Rob Wassenaar and Mike Cook to Twins for Kevin Trudeau and Bert Blyleven. 
* 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
1989Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll2362,500-69139-429,80262,50062,500
1990Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll24100,000-64937-515,727100,000162,500
1991Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll25122,500-5462323742,231100,000285,000
1992Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll26137,500-5842528962,245109,000422,500
1993Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll27350,000-4212153968,431109,000772,500
1994Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll28675,000-3121566957,101109,0001,447,500
1995Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll291,098,223-2201376++999,520109,0002,545,723
1996Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll301,025,000-240974++957,870109,0003,570,723
1997Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll311,500,000-2411074++1,182,177150,0005,070,723
1998Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll322,000,000-205477++1,276,192170,0007,070,723
1999Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll333,000,000-168581++1,454,491200,00010,070,723
* 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