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John WettelandHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1985-2000 MLB Years: 1989-2000
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Rated Prospect
World Series Champion

PositionsP-768Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Karl Wetteland
Height6-2Weight215BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 21,1966 [51.183]PlaceSan Mateo,California
High SchoolCardinal Newman (Santa Rosa,CA)
CollegeCollege of San Mateo (San Mateo,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2nd round (39th overall) of the 1985 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the New York Mets in the 12th round (289th overall) of the 1984 Amateur Entry Draft
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1989-LAN-#8
MLB DebutMay 31,1989 [22.283]
OrganizationsLAN [7] TEX [4] MON [3] NYA [2] Awards6Awards Voting5-12
TBC Player ID19560Retrosheet IDwettj001MLBAM ID124123
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts85Walks58Hittable75SO/BB78vsPower75Hitting13Durability75Team.542Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1985Great Falls DodgersPioRklan-Rel18113.921129003020.217109015230001.557.40--6.5310.021.53.500-
1986Great Falls DodgersPioRklan-ST19435.4512120100069.0705142840597001.599.091.045.197.661.48.571-
1986Bakersfield DodgersCalifA+lan33S/R19075.7815123401067.07150436463810001.759.540.816.185.100.83.000-
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST04105.61272435010136.01411018514869717001.679.310.925.686.401.13.286-
1987Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+lan-ST201273.13272707200175.21508161119214417001.387.680.564.717.381.57.632-
1988San Antonio MissionsTexAAlan-ST211083.88252503100162.01417470107714022001.347.820.554.277.761.82.556-
1989Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-ST22533.6510100100069.06128281120730001.177.961.432.619.523.65.625-
1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan57S/R22583.773112190071102.28146438349616101.127.100.702.988.422.82.3852.90
1990Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-S/R23225.59853102029.0271918513260001.388.381.554.038.072.00.500-
1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan57S/R23244.8122517007043.0442823617368041.429.211.263.567.532.12.3334.41
1991Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-R/CL24432.794143700342061.0482219526556001.217.040.733.828.072.12.571-
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan57Rel24100.0060600309.05200391010.895.00--3.009.003.001.0002.19
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon57CL25442.926706700583783.0642727636994041.206.910.653.8910.692.75.5002.78
1993West Palm Beach ExposFSLA+mon-ST26000.0022000003.0000006000--------18.000.00--
1993Montreal ExposNLMLBmon57CL26931.377007000584385.05817133281137021.016.120.322.9511.924.04.7501.85
1994Montreal ExposNLMLBmon57R/CL27462.835205200432563.2462220521680031.056.500.712.979.613.24.4003.15
1995New York YankeesALMLBnya35CL28152.936006000563161.0402220614661000.885.870.882.059.684.71.1672.91
1996New York YankeesALMLBnya35CL29232.836206200584363.2542320921691001.187.631.272.979.753.29.4003.83
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex35CL30721.946106100583165.0431814521631000.985.950.692.918.723.00.7783.14
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex35CL31312.036306300594262.0471714614721000.986.820.872.0310.455.14.7502.75
1999Texas RangersALMLBtex35CL32443.686206200594366.0673027919600001.309.141.232.598.183.16.5003.95
2000Texas RangersALMLBtex35CL33654.206206200573460.06735281024530021.5210.051.503.607.952.21.5454.83
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter48452.936181760100523330762.061628724973252804401161.137.250.862.969.463.19.5160.19
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter38343.9715199521734020655.05853352905632956462001.398.010.774.507.721.71.528-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1183.67591940203620159.0136696521591546001.227.681.193.338.702.61.579-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1083.88252503100162.01417470107714022001.347.820.554.277.761.82.556-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter12143.814441311210245.22211311041713818827001.468.100.625.066.891.36.462-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter545.1023149103089.1876151855827001.588.700.805.508.201.49.556-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter00--00000000.0000000000----------0.00--
Texas Rangers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter20122.95248024800233150253.02241008330782482021.197.971.072.778.823.18.625-
Montreal Expos Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter17132.32189018900159105231.01686660148528011091.096.510.543.2910.853.29.567-
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter382.8812201220011474124.194454015351352001.036.771.082.529.723.86.273-
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter8123.8459174200171154.21307666145414125151.197.560.813.148.202.61.400-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14132.9317851730015095220.01778372217223112051.137.250.862.969.463.19.5190.19
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13113.9751331861137220.0196112971911018921001.398.010.774.507.721.71.542-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1986Great Falls DodgersPioRklan-p191213130101000302000.231.231.385.6165115.300.154.154.2640.0020.000.000.000.0033.33
1986Bakersfield DodgersCalifA+lan33p19153000000002300000.000.400.000.400005.000.000.667.28240.0060.001.500.000.000.00
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         2716130101002602000.188.278.313.5915120.300.125.250.26910.0030.003.000.000.0033.33
1987Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+lan-p202726120001000501000.077.077.077.1542027.095.000.000.0690.0018.520.000.000.000.00
1988San Antonio MissionsTexAAlan-p212628371015001800000.250.276.393.66911229.316.143.179.3003.4527.598.003.4528.0028.57
1989Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-p22118110001000303000.125.125.125.2501011.200.000.000.1140.0027.270.000.000.000.00
1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan57p2231211310030001005000.143.143.190.3334126.273.047.048.1490.0038.460.000.000.0033.33
1990Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-p23810100010000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.9080.000.000.000.000.000.00
1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan57p23227210013000101000.143.143.571.714418.000.428.429.3050.0012.500.0012.507.00100.00
1991Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-p24422010001000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.000.4540.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon57p25675010000000401000.200.200.200.4001061.000.000.000.1820.0066.670.000.000.000.00
1993Montreal ExposNLMLBmon57p26704000000000301000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
1994Montreal ExposNLMLBmon57p27524010001000101000.250.250.250.500105.333.000.000.2250.0020.000.000.000.000.00
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex35p30711110010000000001.0001.0002.0003.0002111.0001.0001.0001.2600.000.000.000.000.00100.00
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter249424720180001909000.167.167.286.45312351.273.119.119.0000.0037.250.001.9642.0042.86
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter14181615111100032306000.185.214.259.47321390.246.074.111.0003.3325.567.671.1181.0020.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter6111130003000403000.273.273.273.5463014.429.000.000.0000.0028.570.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2628371015001800000.250.276.393.66911229.316.143.179.0003.4527.598.003.4528.0028.57
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter4229120001002801000.069.129.069.1982032.095.000.069.0006.2525.004.000.000.000.00
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1213130101000302000.231.231.385.6165115.300.154.154.0000.0020.000.000.000.0033.33
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter53283410160001106000.143.143.286.4298234.188.143.143.0000.0032.350.002.9428.0050.00
Montreal Expos Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter18913020001000803000.154.154.154.3082016.400.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter711110010000000001.0001.0002.0003.0002111.0001.0001.000.0000.000.000.000.000.00100.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162273510150001206000.167.167.286.4538233.273.119.119.0000.0037.250.001.9642.0042.86
Average Minor - Per 162 games16293717111110032607000.185.214.259.473243103.246.074.111.0003.3325.567.671.1181.0020.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1985Great Falls Dodgers PioRklan18P11--121-43.7500.27------11100.015.7
1986Great Falls Dodgers PioRklan19P12--5102-1715.8821.25------12100.017.1
1986Bakersfield Dodgers CalifA+lan19P15---72-97.7780.47------15100.010.6
1987Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan20P27--1619834335.8141.30------27100.019.6
1988San Antonio Missions TexAAlan21P25--1321123534.9711.36------2696.218.8
1989Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan22P10--412-116161.0001.60------1190.97.0
1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan22P31-102582-1513.8670.420.13-----31100.019.4
1990Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan23P8--14--551.0000.63------8100.05.6
1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan23P22-43131-54.8000.180.09-----22100.013.6
1991Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan24P42--57121312.9230.29------42100.030.4
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan24P6-9121-43.7500.500.33-----6100.03.7
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25P67-83761-1413.9290.190.16-----67100.041.4
1993Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26P70-85153-96.6670.090.07-----70100.043.2
1994Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27P52-63341-87.8750.130.11-----52100.045.6
1995New York YankeesALMLBnya28P60-61231165.8330.080.08-----60100.041.7
1996New York YankeesALMLBnya29P62-63-6-1661.0000.100.10-----62100.038.3
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex30P61-6516--771.0000.110.11-----61100.037.7
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex31P63-62271-109.9000.140.15-----63100.038.9
1999Texas RangersALMLBtex32P62-66251-87.8750.110.11-----62100.038.3
2000Texas RangersALMLBtex33P62-6025--771.0000.110.12-----62100.038.3
MLB Totals for P - 12 season(s)-   P618-76227601229987.8790.140.11-----6180.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P60--1023133433.9710.55------600.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P25--1321123534.9711.36------250.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P42--16261035242.8081.00------420.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P23--6123-2118.8570.78------230.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1985Great Falls Dodgers PioRklan1811----------
1986Great Falls Dodgers PioRklan1912----------
1986Bakersfield Dodgers CalifA+lan1915----------
1987Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan2027----------
1988San Antonio Missions TexAAlan2125----------
1989Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan2210----------
1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2231----------
1990Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan238----------
1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2322----------
1991Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan2442----------
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan246----------
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2567----------
1993Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2670----------
1994Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2752----------
1995New York YankeesALMLBnya2860----------
1996New York YankeesALMLBnya2962----------
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex3061----------
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex3163----------
1999Texas RangersALMLBtex3262----------
2000Texas RangersALMLBtex3362----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1995New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB280114.543004.1872502.4416.620.004.1510.382.500.00.000
1996New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB29000.003024.0204401.504.500.009.009.001.000.00.000
1996New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB29004.504014.0221500.754.500.002.2511.255.000.00.000
1996New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB29002.085044.1411601.228.310.002.0812.466.000.00.000
1998Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB31000.001001.0001101.000.000.009.009.001.000.00.000
1999Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB32000.001001.0000100.000.000.000.009.0000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 4 yrs016.10808000210.310070711001.658.710.006.109.581.570.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs004.5040400014.0202015000.754.500.002.2511.255.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs002.0850500044.3401016001.158.310.002.0812.466.000.00.000

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBMLBwas39Bullpen Coach1627191.43826.05Frank Robinson
2009Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea42Bullpen Coach1628577.52512.02Don Wakamatsu
2010Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea43Bullpen Coach16261101.37729.04Don Wakamatsu
* 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 [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1992National League Player of the Week (June 15-June 21)1
1993NL Pitcher of the Month (September)1
1996American League Player of the Week (July 8-July 14) ... AL Rolaids Relief Pitcher of the Year ... World Series MVP3
1998Baseball America Second-Team Major League All-Star (RP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2000-11-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-12-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1996-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-04-05TradeTraded by Expos to Yankees for Fernando Seguignol and Cash. 
1991-12-11TradeTraded by Reds with Bill Risley to Expos for Willie Greene, Scott Ruskin and Dave Martinez. 
1991-11-27TradeTraded by Dodgers with Tim Belcher to Reds for Kip Gross and Eric Davis. 
1988-03-29Returned to Dodgers. 
* 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
1989Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll2268,000-6083115429,80262,50068,000
1990Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll23142,500-5262626515,727100,000210,500
1991Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll24100,000-62038-742,231100,000310,500
1992Montreal ExposTeam Payroll25156,000-5391833962,245109,000466,500
1993Montreal ExposTeam Payroll26315,000-441752968,431109,000781,500
1994Montreal ExposTeam Payroll272,225,000-179481++957,101109,0003,006,500
1995New York YankeesTeam Payroll283,375,000-1021089++999,520109,0006,381,500
1996New York YankeesTeam Payroll294,000,000-64693++957,870109,00010,381,500
1997Texas RangersTeam Payroll304,575,000-64693++1,182,177150,00014,956,500
1998Texas RangersTeam Payroll315,800,000-37497++1,276,192170,00020,756,500
1999Texas RangersTeam Payroll326,350,000-38496++1,454,491200,00027,106,500
2000Texas RangersTeam Payroll336,500,000-53495++1,394,248200,00033,606,500
* 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