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Alex TaverasTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1976-1985 MLB Years: 1976-1983
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PositionsSS-677, 2B-147, 3B-19Position when Drafted2B-SSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameAlejandro Antonio Taveras Betances
Height5-10Weight155BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 9,1955 [62.255]PlaceSantiago,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1974 by the Houston Astros.
MLB DebutSeptember 9,1976 [20.336]
OrganizationsLAN [7] HOU [2] CHA [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID18725Retrosheet IDtavea101MLBAM ID123120
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed63Power38Contact87XBH40RBIs53Runs44Hitting60Durability55Team.549Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou15ss-2b2014463100002122100002.217.250.217.46710048.222.000.022.2234.172.080.500.000.000.00
1977Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-214916727365119154271011100.216.327.275.602467197.223.059.287.28613.715.080.370.51167.0019.44
1977Charleston CharliesILAAAhou-21471481222120942122003200.149.210.182.392273165.169.033.128.1867.2712.121.670.000.0013.64
1977Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         96315395863118196393014300.184.274.232.5067310362.199.048.213.24110.778.290.770.28315.0017.24
1978San Antonio DodgersTexAAlan-ss2210536265951181443413653934500.262.375.345.72012520439.287.083.320.33714.818.880.600.23362.0021.05
1978Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-ss22247691722011209502100.224.302.303.60523488.236.079.224.28110.235.680.560.000.0023.53
1978Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1294387411213101553613744436600.256.363.338.70114824527.278.082.304.32814.048.350.590.19438.0021.43
1979Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-ss231194025510412505513115136112600.259.339.313.65212617472.280.054.187.30310.817.630.710.000.0016.35
1980San Antonio DodgersTexAAlan-ss2411542666121182654207834417300.284.400.378.77816126520.303.094.319.36115.968.460.531.1571.0021.49
1981Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-ss2513306131005227202100.433.526.467.99314140.448.034.267.45417.505.000.290.000.007.69
1982San Antonio DodgersTexAAlan-ss2673250458220153761412043110.328.429.476.90511926299.341.148.332.40713.716.690.491.6750.0031.71
1982Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-ss2624671418400730111222000.269.388.328.71622482.327.059.269.33813.4114.631.090.000.0022.22
1982Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         973175910024154491523265110.315.420.445.86514130381.338.130.319.39213.658.400.621.3163.4030.00
1982Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan373b-2b26113111002000100000.333.333.6671.000213.500.334.333.4310.0033.330.000.000.00100.00
1983Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan32b27110361711162548741410704818510.321.428.479.90717337445.348.158.363.40615.7310.790.691.8045.1331.90
1983Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan37ss-2b27104000000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1984Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-ss281143926110420346115664314530.265.369.362.73114227468.286.097.255.33514.109.190.650.8598.0025.96
1985Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcha-ss29109266365814053024405008300.218.317.327.6448719317.248.109.252.29712.6215.771.251.5853.2032.76
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter35534111004122300002.208.236.226.46212155.220.018.038.0003.645.451.500.000.009.09
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter902294746778613328303961165948232914563350.267.369.361.73010651913532.288.094.278.00013.659.310.680.8598.2324.30
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter560174226445279161725241342662165412340.259.355.352.7076141122077.284.093.250.00012.8110.400.810.82102.4724.78
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter342120520333454121314475252161139151010.277.388.374.762451791455.295.097.318.00014.857.770.520.8992.6923.65
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter14463100002122100002.217.250.217.46710048.222.000.022.0004.172.080.500.000.000.00
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter217111002000200000.143.143.286.429217.200.143.143.0000.0028.570.000.000.00100.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1622451951500195991400009.208.236.226.462565255.220.018.038.0003.645.451.500.000.009.09
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625298414124557121118759310610.267.369.361.73019134634.288.094.278.00013.659.310.680.8598.2324.30

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou20SS7--1123-234341.0004.86------1450.04.3
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou202B7--1521323936.9235.14------1450.04.3
1978San Antonio Dodgers TexAAlan22SS104--1722752755474447.9434.30------10599.076.5
1978Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan22SS24--386181110799.9254.13------24100.017.1
1979Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan23SS118--1993052364527504.9564.27------11999.279.7
1979Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan233B1---3--331.0003.00------1190.80.7
1980San Antonio Dodgers TexAAlan24SS115--2023682680596570.9564.96------115100.084.6
1981Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan25SS10--1719133736.9733.60------1376.97.6
1981Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan252B3--66-212121.0004.00------1323.12.3
1982San Antonio Dodgers TexAAlan26SS67--911891637296280.9464.18------7391.849.3
1982San Antonio Dodgers TexAAlan262B9--1623-839391.0004.33------7312.36.6
1982Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan26SS13--2743-370701.0005.38------2454.29.1
1982Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan263B6--372-1210.8331.67------2425.04.2
1982Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan262B6--818162726.9634.33------2425.04.2
1982Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan263B4---5--551.0001.25------1136.42.5
1982Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan262B4--12--331.0000.75------1136.42.5
1982Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan26SS2--23--551.0002.50------1118.21.2
1983Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan272B95--1942771655487471.9674.96------11086.466.4
1983Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan27SS22--2938296967.9713.05------11020.015.4
1983Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan27SS3---------------1030.01.9
1983Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan272B2--33--661.0003.00------1020.01.2
1983Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan273B1---2-1221.0002.00------1010.00.6
1984Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan28SS88--1522633262447415.9284.72------11477.261.5
1984Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan282B21--455361510498.9424.67------11418.414.7
1984Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan283B7--5142-2119.9052.71------1146.14.9
1985Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcha29SS104--1632511664430414.9633.98------10995.473.2
MLB Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B13--1926324845.9383.46------130.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS12--1326-239391.0003.25------120.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B5---7-1771.0001.40------50.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 7 season(s)-   SS379--6259808221616871605.9514.23------3790.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 4 season(s)-   2B125--2533542378630607.9634.86------1250.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B14--8244-3632.8892.29------140.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS286--4658326917213661297.9494.53------2860.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B9--1623-839391.0004.33------90.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou20---77------
1978San Antonio Dodgers TexAAlan22----104------
1978Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan22----24------
1979Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan23----1181-----
1980San Antonio Dodgers TexAAlan24----115------
1981Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan25---310------
1982San Antonio Dodgers TexAAlan26---967------
1982Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan26---6136-----
1982Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan26---424-----
1983Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan27---9522------
1983Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan27---231-----
1984Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan28---21887-----
1985Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcha29----104------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1988Arizona Brewers ArizRkMinormil32Manager22418.18218.04 
1989Beloit BrewersMidwAMinormil33Manager1346272.46324.06 
1990Arizona Brewers ArizRkMinormil34Manager533617.679--1 
* 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
1999Dominican Summer League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1977-09-05TradeTraded by Astros with Bob Detherage to Dodgers for Danny Walton. 
1974-03-14ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent 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.