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Eric YeldingTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1984-1999 MLB Years: 1989-1993
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PositionsSS-504, OF-391, 2B-163, 3B-13Position when DraftedOF-ifPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameEric Girard Yelding
Height5-11Weight165BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 22,1965 [53.149]PlaceMontrose,Alabama
High SchoolFairhope (Fairhope,AL)
CollegeChipola College (Marianna,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Toronto Blue Jays [Team Picks] in the 1st round (19th overall) of the 1984 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutApril 9,1989 [24.046]
OrganizationsTOR [5] HOU [4] CHN [2] CLE [1] SEA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID19988Retrosheet IDyelde001MLBAM ID124659
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed84Power29Contact59XBH26RBIs33Runs67Hitting61Durability52Team.493Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984Medicine Hat Blue JaysPioRktor-of196730461941464293111264600200.309.361.434.79513224332.352.125.276.3577.8313.861.771.2076.0025.53
1985Kinston Blue JaysCaroA+tor-of20135526591371442316226337045300.260.307.314.62116520571.295.054.184.2835.7812.262.120.35263.0014.60
1986Ventura County GullsCalifA+tor-ss21131560831571474404118338406230.280.319.352.67119725601.323.072.171.3015.4913.982.550.67140.0015.92
1987Myrtle Beach Blue JaysSALAtor-ss2288357531091221317313183041400.305.342.359.70112815384.327.054.272.3134.697.811.670.26357.0013.76
1987Knoxville Blue JaysSouAAtor-ss223915023306107105122511100.200.262.253.515387165.238.053.167.2377.2715.152.080.000.0023.33
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         127507761391831388318305552500.274.318.327.64516622549.303.053.241.2905.4610.021.830.18507.0015.83
1988Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-2b-ss231385566913915213859233610202030.250.296.290.58616118594.305.040.169.2686.0617.172.830.17556.0012.95
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou15ss-2b2470901921200911571912202.233.290.256.546232102.288.023.167.2566.8618.632.710.000.009.52
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou15of25142511691309512864253987045111.254.305.297.60215215559.301.043.196.2776.9815.562.230.18511.0011.54
1991Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-ss2611436173003424420000.395.469.465.93420349.436.070.209.4278.168.161.000.000.0017.65
1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou15ss26782761967111120119134603134.243.276.301.5778313293.287.058.112.2584.4415.703.540.34276.0019.40
1992Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-of-ss279333847891150293211266706300.263.313.325.63811016373.325.062.201.2936.9717.962.580.000.0017.98
1992Houston AstrosNLMLBhou15ss-of2798120000000300000.250.250.250.500208.400.000.000.2280.0037.500.000.000.000.00
1993Chicago CubsNLMLBchn202b286910814225111032112204023.204.277.296.573327123.247.092.204.2578.9417.892.000.81108.0031.82
1994Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-ss-of292973101820064231700002.247.276.274.55020276.321.027.096.2513.9522.375.670.000.0011.11
1995Abilene Prairie DogsTex-LAInd-304818835464032285142502304.245.293.314.607597207.264.069.160.2756.7612.081.791.4562.6715.22
1995Canton/Akron IndiansEastAAcle-of3010375131007301610100.351.375.378.75314140.406.027.135.3392.5015.006.000.000.007.69
1995Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcle-of302981132870193161200100.346.386.469.85538888.391.123.222.3776.8213.642.001.1481.0028.57
1995Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         391181841801166171810200.347.383.441.824529128.396.094.195.3665.4714.062.570.78118.0021.95
1996nullNALInd313212315267101591111600200.211.272.285.557358136.239.074.228.2538.0911.761.450.000.0030.77
1996Sioux Falls CanariesNorthernInd-311668162220261241201000.324.361.441.80230473.370.117.162.3555.4816.443.002.7434.0018.18
1996Totals for Ind-Ind         48191314891221103152801200.251.303.340.6436512209.282.089.204.2887.1813.401.870.9695.5025.00
1996Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea-2b31196051621053451201100.267.318.333.65120367.327.066.133.2947.4617.912.400.000.0018.75
1999Adirondack LumberjacksNorthernInd-3428941019410211251600001.202.242.266.50825599.244.064.213.2305.0516.163.200.000.0026.32
1999Nashua PrideAtlInd-3429120012000200000.222.222.556.778519.167.334.333.3180.0022.220.0011.119.0050.00
1999Totals for Ind-Ind         301031121411411251800001.204.241.291.532306108.238.087.223.2384.6316.673.600.93103.0028.57
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3689931222422773678941701771138620.244.292.294.586292371085.291.050.169.0006.4516.312.530.28331.0015.29
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter7893085434847101281323532511620347512221862.275.320.338.65810431423340.319.063.197.0006.0814.222.340.39237.3116.77
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter3191151150307408290105438021429532.267.314.321.635369501247.324.054.177.0006.4217.162.680.16575.5016.29
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter49187284371014135133121200.230.284.278.562528205.272.048.160.0006.3415.122.380.000.0018.60
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter266108614229428116711034466154411530.271.314.333.647362451172.309.062.178.0005.6313.142.330.51181.0015.31
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter88357531091221317313183041400.305.342.359.70112815384.327.054.272.0004.697.811.670.26357.0013.76
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6730461941464293111264600200.309.361.434.79513224332.352.125.276.0007.8313.861.771.2076.0025.53
Ind Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter126482771151726472910347103505.239.286.320.60615425524.266.081.191.0006.4913.552.091.1580.3321.74
Houston Astros Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter299885108220226257863959155198417.249.294.294.58826030962.296.045.165.0006.1316.112.630.21442.5013.64
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6910814225111032112204023.204.277.296.573327123.247.092.204.0008.9417.892.000.81108.0031.82
Average MLB - Per 162 games162437541071231293918317806439.244.292.294.58612916478.291.050.169.0006.4516.312.530.28331.0015.29
Average Minor - Per 162 games162633891742163486724429825410.275.320.338.65821429686.319.063.197.0006.0814.222.340.39237.3116.77

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1994Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-Rel29009.0020200202.06220000003.0027.00------0.00--
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter009.0020200202.06220000003.0027.00------0.00--
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter009.0020200202.06220000003.0027.00------0.00--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings009.002200220002200220.06602202200000003.0027.00------0.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1984Medicine Hat Blue Jays PioRktor19OF64--999131121108.8931.69------6795.591.4
1985Kinston Blue Jays CaroA+tor20OF133--3101093329320.9732.41------13598.597.1
1986Ventura County Gulls CalifA+tor21SS131--2312845844573515.8993.93------131100.092.3
1987Myrtle Beach Blue Jays SALAtor22SS88--1262264527397352.8874.00------88100.063.3
1987Knoxville Blue Jays SouAAtor22SS38--64921422170156.9184.11------3997.426.4
1988Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor232B88--1461942141361340.9423.86------13863.862.4
1988Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor23SS50--761161420206192.9323.84------13836.235.5
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24SS15--1026-436361.0002.40------7021.49.3
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou242B13--2030255250.9623.85------7018.68.0
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24OF8--711-98.8891.00------7011.44.9
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25OF94--230572242235.9712.50------14266.258.0
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25SS40--6497716168161.9584.03------14228.224.7
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou252B10--2120234341.9534.10------1427.06.2
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou253B3---21-32.6670.67------1422.11.9
1991Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou26SS11--2224244846.9584.18------11100.07.9
1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26SS72--1131661831297279.9393.88------7892.344.4
1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26OF4--1-2-31.3330.25------785.12.5
1992Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou27OF47--9514-10096.9602.04------9350.532.6
1992Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou27SS45--59112923180171.9503.80------9348.431.3
1992Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27SS2---------------922.21.2
1992Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27OF2--1---111.0000.50------922.21.2
1993Chicago CubsNLMLBchn282B32--4876214126124.9843.88------6946.419.8
1993Chicago CubsNLMLBchn283B7--39111312.9231.71------6910.14.3
1993Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28OF1--1---111.0001.00------691.40.6
1993Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28SS1---11-21.5001.00------691.40.6
1994Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn29SS11--929234038.9503.45------2937.97.7
1994Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn29OF10--13---13131.0001.30------2934.57.0
1994Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn292B3--27--991.0003.00------2910.32.1
1994Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn293B1--1---111.0001.00------293.40.7
1995Canton/Akron Indians EastAAcle30OF9--201--21211.0002.33------1090.06.3
1995Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle30OF19--4521-4847.9792.47------2965.513.2
1996Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea312B17--3525666660.9093.53------1989.512.0
1996Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea313B2---11121.5000.50------1910.51.4
MLB Totals for SS - 5 season(s)-   SS130--1872902651503477.9483.67------1300.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF109--2406102256246.9612.26------1090.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B55--89126622221215.9733.91------550.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B10--311211614.8751.40------100.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 4 season(s)-   SS117--1662812750474447.9433.82------1170.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B108--1832262747436409.9383.79------1080.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF76--15335-161156.9692.05------760.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B3--111132.6670.67------30.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS38--64921422170156.9184.11------380.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF9--201--21211.0002.33------90.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF133--3101093329320.9732.41------1330.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS131--2312845844573515.8993.93------1310.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS88--1262264527397352.8874.00------880.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF64--999131121108.8931.69------640.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1984Medicine Hat Blue Jays PioRktor19---------64-
1985Kinston Blue Jays CaroA+tor20---------133-
1986Ventura County Gulls CalifA+tor21----131------
1987Myrtle Beach Blue Jays SALAtor22----88------
1987Knoxville Blue Jays SouAAtor22----38------
1988Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor23---8850------
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24---1315----8-
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25---10403---94-
1991Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou26----11------
1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26----72----4-
1992Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou27----45----47-
1992Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27----2----2-
1993Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28---3217---1-
1994Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn29---3111---10-
1995Canton/Akron Indians EastAAcle30---------9-
1995Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle30---------19-
1996Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea31---17-2-----

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1994-01-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1993-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-03-30ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1993-03-23Released by Reds. 
1992-11-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1992-08-24Released by White Sox. 
1992-07-10TradeTraded by Astros to White Sox for Rich Scheid. 
1989-04-03Claimed on waivers by Astros from Cubs. 
* 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
1989Houston AstrosTeam Payroll2468,000-6082714429,80262,50068,000
1990Houston AstrosTeam Payroll25100,000-64944-515,727100,000168,000
1991Houston AstrosTeam Payroll26260,000-4201140742,231100,000428,000
1992Houston AstrosTeam Payroll27109,000-68038-962,245109,000537,000
1993Chicago CubsTeam Payroll28225,000-5012245968,431109,000762,000
* 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