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Mike WelchTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1991-2002 MLB Years: 1998-1998
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Rated Prospect

PositionsP-265, OF-180, 1B-1Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael Paul Welch
Height6-2Weight210BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 25,1972 [45.238]PlaceHaverhill,Massachusetts
High SchoolNashua (Nashua,NH)
CollegeUniversity of Southern Maine (Gorham,ME)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (80th overall) of the 1993 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 16th round (454th overall) of the 1992 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsBryan LambeJoe Branzell
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1994-MLB-#10
MLB DebutJuly 17,1998 [25.326]
OrganizationsNYN [6] PHI [2] TEX [2] Awards1
TBC Player ID19511Retrosheet IDwelcm001MLBAM ID150115
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts41Walks66Hittable42SO/BB57vsPower42Hitting0Durability69Team.500Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1991Southern MaineCollegeNCAAFrRel18000.0017017000620.0000000000----------0.00--
1992Southern MaineCollegeNCAASoRel19422.7820317100635.2271811019390001.296.81--4.799.842.05.667-
1992Butte Copper KingsPioRktex-Rel19000.0010100101.03000000003.0027.00------0.00--
1993Southern MaineCollegeNCAAJrRel20632.2022022000332.228108010280001.167.71--2.767.712.80.667-
1993Pittsfield MetsNYPLA-nyn-Rel20311.45170170014931.0239506343000.946.68--1.749.875.67.750-
1993Charleston (sc) RainbowsSALAtex-Rel20000.0010100100.21000220004.5013.50--27.0027.001.00--
1993Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0311.42180180015931.2249508363001.016.82--2.2710.234.50.750-
1994Columbia BombersSALAnyn-ST217113.61242405200159.2151816414331275001.158.510.791.867.163.85.389-
1995St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn-R/CL22445.404463800331570.0965042718514001.6312.340.902.316.562.83.500-
1995Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-Rel22000.0010100101.0000002000--------18.000.00--
1995Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--R/CL0445.324563900341571.0965042718534001.6112.170.892.286.722.94.500-
1996Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-CL23424.594604600372751.0552926410530001.279.710.711.769.355.30.667-
1996Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-Rel23014.151001000528.28440260001.158.31--2.086.233.00.000-
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--CL0434.535605600422959.2633330412590001.269.500.601.818.904.92.571-
1997Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-R/CL24223.664604600382051.2532121616350001.349.231.052.796.102.19.500-
1998Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi44Rel25345.9731625009275.0985650517321001.5311.710.602.033.821.88.429-
1998Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi47Rel25028.271028000020.226191977150021.6011.323.053.056.532.14.0007.40
1999Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn17Rel26223.58240240014032.2331713413173001.419.091.103.584.681.31.500-
1999Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-S/R26127.941358002034.0453030413111001.7111.911.063.442.910.85.333-
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0345.80375320016066.2784743826284001.5610.531.083.513.781.08.429-
2001Nashua PrideAtlInd-Rel28543.25450450024452.2442619423503001.277.520.683.938.542.17.556-
2002Nashua PrideAtlInd-S/R29212.77844003126.02210828132001.157.620.692.774.501.63.667-
2002Canton CoyotesFrontierInd-ST29111.40440000019.01243110131001.145.590.474.666.051.30.500-
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter028.271028000020.226191977150021.6011.323.053.056.532.14.0004.26
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter26294.44258412175215575514.25662972554413037017001.359.860.772.266.452.85.473-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter8115.2512411113006824200.023712811819611015001.4710.540.852.714.491.66.421-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter424.504704700382752.0552926410550001.259.520.691.739.525.50.667-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter445.404463800331570.0965042718514001.6312.340.902.316.562.83.500-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter7113.59252415210159.0152816414351295001.178.530.791.967.243.69.389-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter311.45170170014931.0239506343000.946.68--1.749.875.67.750-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100101.03000000003.0027.00------0.00--
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter862.76578490027597.1784030741766001.217.160.643.776.981.85.571-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1051.94593561001587.0552819029670000.955.60--2.956.832.31.667-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter028.271028000020.226191977150021.6011.323.053.056.532.14.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings0218.2710621850000220.0277202202757516000211.6011.323.053.056.532.14.0004.26
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings11124.441101793216632220.024112610919551587001.359.860.772.266.452.85.478-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1992Butte Copper KingsPioRktex-of1975258597711776297625940510.298.435.477.91212325329.355.179.426.41118.8417.930.952.1336.8632.47
1993Charleston (sc) RainbowsSALAtex-of2067238337220313762414310100.303.406.424.83010124281.364.121.311.37714.5915.301.050.36238.0033.33
1993Charlotte RangersFSLA+tex-of205017315407101042134512110.231.287.283.570498190.310.052.139.2616.8423.683.460.000.0020.00
1993Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         11741148112274147104548822210.273.358.365.72315032471.343.092.238.33111.4618.681.630.21411.0028.57
1996Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-p23460000000001001000.0001.000.0001.000002.000.000.000.71950.000.000.000.000.000.00
1998Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi44p25315010001001200000.200.333.200.533106.333.000.200.26916.6733.332.000.000.000.00
1998Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi47p25103000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
1999Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn17p26241000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1999Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-p26133000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1999Totals for IL-IL         374000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter103000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter30667810719038118110191111815163720.280.388.404.79227457812.346.124.310.00014.5318.601.280.9984.7530.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter689010001001400000.111.200.111.3111010.200.000.111.00010.0040.004.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter460000000001001000.0001.000.0001.000002.000.000.000.00050.000.000.000.000.000.00
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5017315407101042134512110.231.287.283.570498190.310.052.139.0006.8423.683.460.000.0020.00
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter67238337220313762414310100.303.406.424.83010124281.364.121.311.00014.5915.301.050.36238.0033.33
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter75258597711776297625940510.298.435.477.91212325329.355.179.426.00018.8417.930.952.1336.8632.47
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter103000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162490000000003200000.000.000.000.0000049.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16235957101206458106628032410.280.388.404.79214530430.346.124.310.00014.5318.601.280.9984.7530.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1992Butte Copper Kings PioRktex19OF67--8835-9691.9481.36------7589.388.2
1993Pittsfield Mets NYPLA-nyn20P17--12--331.0000.18------17100.022.7
1993Charleston (sc) Rainbows SALAtex20OF64--103841115111.9651.73------6795.545.1
1993Charleston (sc) Rainbows SALAtex201B1--1---111.0001.00------671.50.7
1993Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex20OF49--871219088.9781.80------5098.036.8
1994Columbia Bombers SALAnyn21P24--1016122726.9631.08------24100.017.8
1995St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn22P44--37311310.7690.23------44100.032.8
1996Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn23P46---921119.8180.20------46100.032.4
1996Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn23P10---2--221.0000.20------10100.07.1
1997Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn24P46--521187.8750.15------46100.032.4
1998Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi25P31--612--18181.0000.58------31100.021.8
1998Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25P10-2022-1441.0000.400.20-----10100.06.2
1999Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn26P24--14--551.0000.21------24100.017.1
1999Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi26P13---3-1331.0000.23------13100.09.0
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P10-2022-1441.0000.400.20-----100.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P124--1223123635.9720.28------1240.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P46---921119.8180.20------460.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF49--871219088.9781.80------490.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P44--37311310.7690.23------440.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF64--103841115111.9651.73------640.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P24--1016122726.9631.08------240.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P17--12--331.0000.18------170.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF67--8835-9691.9481.36------670.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1992Butte Copper Kings PioRktex19---------67-
1993Pittsfield Mets NYPLA-nyn2017----------
1993Charleston (sc) Rainbows SALAtex20--1------64-
1993Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex20---------49-
1994Columbia Bombers SALAnyn2124----------
1995St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn2244----------
1996Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn2346----------
1996Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn2310----------
1997Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn2446----------
1998Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi2531----------
1998Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2510----------
1999Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn2624----------
1999Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi2613----------

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1996Eastern League All-Star Team (P)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1997-12-15TradeTraded by Mets to Phillies for Hector Mercado. 
* 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
1998Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll25170,000-81238-1,276,192170,000170,000
* 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