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Rick SweetHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1973-1983 MLB Years: 1978-1983
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PositionsC-469, 3B-54, 1B-47Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRicky Joe Sweet
Height6-1Weight200BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 7,1952 [65.170]PlaceLongview,Washington
High SchoolMark Morris (Longview,WA)
CollegeGonzaga University (Spokane,WA)

DraftedSelected by the San Diego Padres in the 3rd round (65th overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 31st round (621st overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutApril 8,1978 [25.213]
OrganizationsSDN [4] NYN [2] SEA [2] Awards4
TBC Player ID18662Retrosheet IDsweer101MLBAM ID123046
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Batting Stats -- Fielding Statistics -- Baseball Jobs -- Transactions -- Awards
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed45Power38Contact90XBH39RBIs43Runs30Hitting56Durability71Team.502Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977Hawaii IslandersPCLAAAsdn-2412845287146354116764693548500.323.413.491.90422250538.328.168.325.40112.836.510.512.0441.0934.25
1978San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2c258822615508011114272214174.221.306.270.576619259.240.049.155.26210.428.490.810.39226.0018.00
1979Hawaii IslandersPCLAAAsdn-c261354525911617455244763105400.257.361.345.70615626537.264.088.257.32814.155.770.410.9390.4022.41
1980Hawaii IslandersPCLAAAsdn-c2799337428811313641421812400.261.341.320.66110815386.270.059.193.30810.884.660.430.26337.0017.05
1981Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-c2812846258128301455149553628330.277.354.372.72617235530.292.095.225.33510.386.790.650.75115.5027.34
1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn82933010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.3020.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1982Seattle MarinersALMLBsea8c298825829666142430202423302.256.311.333.6448611286.266.077.167.2946.998.391.201.4064.5016.67
1982Totals for MLB-MLB         9126129676142430202523302.257.311.333.6448711289.268.076.165.2946.928.651.251.3865.2516.42
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea8c3093249185590122221326021111.221.259.269.5286710265.242.048.100.2404.919.812.000.38249.0018.18
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter27273662172231657666073395817.234.292.292.58421530813.251.058.140.0007.388.981.220.74122.6717.44
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter490170324647893122121028182421207231630.281.369.386.7556581261991.290.105.254.00012.156.030.501.0581.1026.36
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter490170324647893122121028182421207231630.281.369.386.7556581261991.290.105.254.00012.156.030.501.0581.1026.36
Seattle Mariners Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter18150747121151546523350254113.239.286.302.58815321551.254.063.134.0005.999.071.520.91101.4017.36
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8822615508011114272214174.221.306.270.576619259.240.049.155.00010.428.490.810.39226.0018.00
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter33010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16243837102141434443643253510.234.292.292.58412818484.251.058.140.0007.388.981.220.74122.6717.44
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625638115831476996804028510.281.369.386.75521842658.290.105.254.00012.156.030.501.0581.1026.36

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25C76--3373363376370.9844.87-302653.688886.446.9
1979Hawaii Islanders PCLAAAsdn26C85--4124188461453.9835.33-----713563.057.4
1979Hawaii Islanders PCLAAAsdn261B42--35131333385382.9929.10------13531.128.4
1980Hawaii Islanders PCLAAAsdn27C70--32347103380370.9745.29------9970.749.6
1980Hawaii Islanders PCLAAAsdn273B25--2350848173.9012.92------9925.317.7
1980Hawaii Islanders PCLAAAsdn271B4--303-233331.0008.25------994.02.8
1981Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn28C70--3994189448440.9826.29-----812854.750.7
1981Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn283B29--1639546055.9171.90------12822.721.0
1981Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn281B1--71--881.0008.00------1280.80.7
1982Seattle MarinersALMLBsea29C83--4312636460457.9935.51-352162.578894.351.2
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30C85--4133466453447.9875.26-552866.349391.452.5
MLB Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C244--118193151512891274.9885.22-1207561.5192440.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C225--1134129262012891263.9805.61-----152250.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B54--3989138141128.9082.37------540.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B47--38835335426423.9939.00------470.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25-76---------
1979Hawaii Islanders PCLAAAsdn26-8542--------
1980Hawaii Islanders PCLAAAsdn27-704--25-----
1981Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn28-701--29-----
1982Seattle MarinersALMLBsea29-83---------
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30-85---------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1984Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea31Bullpen Coach1627488.45710.06Del Crandall,Chuck Cottier
1985Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea32Advance Scout1627488.45717.06Chuck Cottier
1986Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea33Advance Scout1626795.41425.07Dick Williams,Chuck Cottier,Marty Martinez
1987Bellingham MarinersNwstA-Minorsea34Manager763046.39519.54 
1987Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea34Advance Scout1627884.4817.04Dick Williams
1988Wausau TimbersMidwAMinorsea35Manager1405288.37132.07 
1989Osceola AstrosFSLA+Minorhou36Manager1377265.5265.03 
1990Columbus MudcatsSouAAMinorhou37Manager1446777.46518.03 
1991Jackson GeneralsTexAAMinorhou38Manager1367066.51516.02 
1992Jackson GeneralsTexAAMinorhou39Manager1356174.45215.53 
1993Tucson TorosPCLAAAMinorhou40Manager1438360.580--1 League Champions
1994Tucson TorosPCLAAAMinorhou41Manager1648183.49414.52 
1995Tucson TorosPCLAAAMinorhou42Manager1438756.608--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
1996Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou43First Base Coach1628280.5066.02Terry Collins
1997Binghamton MetsEastAAMinornyn44Manager1426676.46513.04 
1998Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAMinormon45Manager1427369.5148.52 League Champions
1999Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAMinormon46Manager1427666.5355.03 League Champions
2000Ottawa LynxILAAAMinormon47Manager1415388.37631.06 
2001Portland BeaversPCLAAAMinorsdn48Manager1447173.49314.03 
2002Portland BeaversPCLAAAMinorsdn49Manager1437271.50310.52 
2003Portland BeaversPCLAAAMinorsdn50Manager1446975.4795.02 
2004Erie Sea WolvesEastAAMinordet51Manager1428062.5635.52 Lost in Semi-Finals
2005Louisville BatsILAAAMinorcin52Manager1446678.45823.04 
2006Louisville BatsILAAAMinorcin53Manager1437568.5241.53 -
2007Louisville BatsILAAAMinorcin54Manager1447470.5148.52 
2008Louisville BatsILAAAMinorcin55Manager1448856.611--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
2009Louisville BatsILAAAMinorcin56Manager1428458.592--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
2010Louisville BatsILAAAMinorcin57Manager1437964.552--2 Lost in Semi-Finals
2011Louisville BatsILAAAMinorcin58Manager1447371.50715.03 
2012Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin59Roving catching instructor1629765.599--1Dusty BakerLost in 1st Round (Giants)
2013Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin60Roving catching instructor1629072.5567.03Dusty BakerLost NL Wild-Card Game (Pirates)
2014Nashville SoundsPCLAAAMinormil61Manager1447767.5352.52 
2015Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAMinormil62Manager1436281.43423.54 
2016Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAMinormil63Manager1386771.48612.52 
2017Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAMinormil64Manager1378057.584--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
* 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 [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1994Pacific Coast League Manager of the Year1
2008International League Manager of the Year1
2009International League Manager of the Year1
2010Triple-A Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1984-03-23Released by Mariners. 
1982-05-21Purchased by Mariners from Mets. 
1980-12-15Purchased by Mets from Padres. 
* 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.