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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Eric Girard Yelding
Stat Years
1984-1999  [mlb] 1989-1993
Height/Weight
5-11 / 165
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
SS (504) ... OF (391) ... 2B (163) ... 3B (13)
Draft Position
OF-if
Born Date/Place
1965-02-22 in Montrose, Alabama   [55.283]
High School
Fairhope (Fairhope,AL)
Colleges
Chipola College (Marianna, Florida)
Draft
Selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in Round #1 (#19 overall) of the 1984 Amateur Entry Draft (Jan-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1989-04-09 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.046)
Service Time
Organizations
TOR [5] HOU [4] CHN [2] SEA [1] CLE [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19988 ... retro id: yelde001 ... mlbam id: 124659
Relations
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1984Medicine Hat Blue JaysPioRktor-19of---16730461941464293111264600200.309.361.434.79533213224.276.125.3527.8313.861.7776.01.2025.5
    1985Kinston Blue JaysCaroA+tor-20of---2135526591371442316226337045300.260.307.314.62157116520.184.054.2955.7812.262.12263.00.3514.6
    1986Ventura County GullsCalifA+tor-21ss---3131560831571474404118338406230.280.319.352.67160119725.171.072.3235.4913.982.55140.00.6715.9
    1987Myrtle Beach Blue JaysSALAtor-22ss---488357531091221317313183041400.305.342.359.70138412815.272.054.3274.697.811.67357.00.2613.8
    1987Knoxville Blue JaysSouAAtor-22ss---43915023306107105122511100.200.262.253.515165387.167.053.2387.2715.152.080.00.0023.3
    1988Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-232b-ss---51385566913915213859233610202030.250.296.290.58659416118.169.040.3056.0617.172.83556.00.1712.9
    1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1524ss-2bL-S-E-P670901921200911571912202.233.290.256.546102232.167.023.2886.8618.632.710.00.009.5
    1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1525ofL-S-E-P7142511691309512864253987045111.254.305.297.60255915215.196.043.3016.9815.562.23511.00.1811.5
    1991Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-26ss---811436173003424420000.395.469.465.93449203.209.070.4368.168.161.000.00.0017.6
    1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1526ssL-S-E-P8782761967111120119134603134.243.276.301.5772938313.112.058.2874.4415.703.54276.00.3419.4
    1992Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-27of-ss---99333847891150293211266706300.263.313.325.63837311016.201.062.3256.9717.962.580.00.0018.0
    1992Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1527ss-ofL-S-E-P998120000000300000.250.250.250.500820.000.000.4000.0037.500.000.00.000.0
    1993Chicago CubsNLMLBchn20282bL-S-E-P106910814225111032112204023.204.277.296.573123327.204.092.2478.9417.892.00108.00.8131.8
    1994Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-29ss-of---112973101820064231700002.247.276.274.55076202.096.027.3213.9522.375.670.00.0011.1
    1995Abilene Prairie DogsTex-LAIndy------30ss-cf---124818835464032285142502304.245.293.314.607207597.160.069.2646.7612.081.7962.71.4515.2
    1995Canton/Akron IndiansEastAAcle-30of---1210375131007301610100.351.375.378.75340141.135.027.4062.5015.006.000.00.007.7
    1995Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcle-30of---122981132870193161200100.346.386.469.85588388.222.123.3916.8213.642.0081.01.1428.6
    1996Altoona Rail KingsNALIndy------31ss-cf---133212315267101591111600200.211.272.285.557136358.228.074.2398.0911.761.450.00.0030.8
    1996Sioux Falls CanariesNorthernIndy------31ss-cf---131668162220261241201000.324.361.441.80273304.162.117.3705.4816.443.0034.02.7418.2
    1996Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea-312b---13196051621053451201100.267.318.333.65167203.133.066.3277.4617.912.400.00.0018.8
    1999Adirondack LumberjacksNorthernIndy------34ss-cf---1428941019410211251600001.202.242.266.50899255.213.064.0005.0516.163.200.00.0026.3
    1999Nashua PrideAtlIndy------34ss-cf---1429120012000200000.222.222.556.778951.333.334.0000.0022.220.009.011.1150.0
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)3689931222422773678941701771138620.244.292.294.586108529237.169.050.2916.4516.312.53331.00.2815.3
    National League Totals (5 yrs)3689931222422773678941701771138620.244.292.294.586108529237.169.050.2916.4516.312.53331.00.2815.3
    Minor League Totals7893085434847101281323532511620347512221862.275.320.338.65833401043142.197.063.3196.0814.222.34237.30.3916.8
    Minor: Indy Totals126482771151726472910347103505.239.286.320.60652415425.191.081.2666.4913.552.0980.31.1521.7
    Minor: Rk Totals6730461941464293111264600200.309.361.434.79533213224.276.125.3527.8313.861.7776.01.2025.5
    Minor: A Totals88357531091221317313183041400.305.342.359.70138412815.272.054.3274.697.811.67357.00.2613.8
    Minor: A+ Totals266108614229428116711034466154411530.271.314.333.647117236245.178.062.3095.6313.142.33181.00.5115.3
    Minor: AA Totals49187284371014135133121200.230.284.278.562205528.160.048.2726.3415.122.380.00.0018.6
    Minor: AAA Totals3191151150307408290105438021429532.267.314.321.635124736950.177.054.3246.4217.162.68575.50.1616.3
    Houston Astros Totals (4 yrs)299885108220226257863959155198417.249.294.294.58896226030.165.045.2966.1316.112.63442.50.2113.6
    Chicago Cubs Totals (1 yrs)6910814225111032112204023.204.277.296.573123327.204.092.2478.9417.892.00108.00.8131.8
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1994Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-291---009.0020002202.06220000013.0027.000.000.000.009.000.00.000
    1994Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA----291---009.0020002202.06220000013.0027.000.000.000.009.002.00.000
    Minor League Totals009.0020002202.06220000013.0027.000.000.000.009.002.00.000
    Minor: AAA Totals009.0020002202.06220000013.0027.000.000.000.009.002.00.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1984Medicine Hat Blue JaysPioRk19OF6400.0999131121108.8931.700.0091.495.51
    1985Kinston Blue JaysCaroA+20OF13300.03101093329320.9732.400.0097.198.51
    1986Ventura County GullsCalifA+21SS13100.02312845844573515.8993.900.0092.3100.01
    1987Myrtle Beach Blue JaysSALA22SS8800.01262264527397352.8874.000.0063.3100.01
    1987Knoxville Blue JaysSouAA22SS3800.064921422170156.9184.100.0026.497.42
    1988Syracuse ChiefsILAAA232B8800.01461942141361340.9423.900.0062.463.81
    1988Syracuse ChiefsILAAA23SS5000.0761161420206192.9323.800.0035.536.22
    1989Houston AstrosNLMLB242B13070.02030255250.9623.800.718.018.64
    1989Houston AstrosNLMLB24SS15078.210260436361.0002.400.469.321.43
    1989Houston AstrosNLMLB24OF8040.0711098.8891.000.204.911.410
    1990Houston AstrosNLMLB252B10065.02120234341.9534.100.636.27.05
    1990Houston AstrosNLMLB253B306.1021032.6670.700.331.92.15
    1990Houston AstrosNLMLB25SS400336.26497716168161.9584.000.4824.728.22
    1990Houston AstrosNLMLB25OF940718.2230572242235.9712.500.3358.066.22
    1991Tucson TorosPCLAAA26SS1100.02224244846.9584.200.007.9100.04
    1991Houston AstrosNLMLB26SS720587.01131661831297279.9393.900.4844.492.31
    1991Houston AstrosNLMLB26OF407.0102031.3330.300.142.55.111
    1992Tucson TorosPCLAAA27SS4500.059112923180171.9503.800.0031.348.42
    1992Tucson TorosPCLAAA27OF4700.09514010096.9602.000.0032.650.54
    1992Houston AstrosNLMLB27SS203.0000000.0000.000.001.222.26
    1992Houston AstrosNLMLB27OF203.01000111.0000.500.331.222.211
    1993Chicago CubsNLMLB282B320190.04876214126124.9843.900.6519.846.43
    1993Chicago CubsNLMLB283B7041.039111312.9231.700.294.310.13
    1993Chicago CubsNLMLB28SS101.0011021.5001.001.000.61.44
    1993Chicago CubsNLMLB28OF109.01000111.0001.000.110.61.410
    1994Iowa CubsAmerAAA292B300.02700991.0003.000.002.110.35
    1994Iowa CubsAmerAAA293B100.01000111.0001.000.000.73.46
    1994Iowa CubsAmerAAA29SS1100.0929234038.9503.500.007.737.94
    1994Iowa CubsAmerAAA29OF1000.01300013131.0001.300.007.034.57
    1995Canton/Akron IndiansEastAA30of900.02010021211.0002.300.006.390.010
    1995Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA30OF1900.0452104847.9792.500.0013.265.58
    1996Tacoma RainiersPCLAAA312B1700.03525666660.9093.500.0012.089.54
    1996Tacoma RainiersPCLAAA313B200.0011121.5000.500.001.410.57
    MLB Totals - (2B)5503258912662214.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (3B)100473112111.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (SS)13001,005187290265114.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (OF)1090777240610212.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (2B)10800183226274714.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (3B)300111111.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (SS)11700166281275014.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (OF)760015335012.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (SS)38006492142214.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (of)9002010012.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (SS)13100231284584414.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (OF)13300310109312.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (SS)8800126226452714.0000.000.00---------
    Rk Totals - (OF)640099913112.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1984Minor---------64-
    1985Minor---------133-
    1986Minor-----131-----
    1987Minor-----126-----
    1988Minor---88-50-----
    1989MLB---13-15---8-
    1990MLB---10340---94-
    1991MLB-----72---4-
    1991Minor-----11-----
    1992MLB-----2---2-
    1992Minor-----45---47-
    1993MLB---3271---1-
    1994Minor---3111---10-
    1995Minor---------28-
    1996Minor---172------
    Totals---16313504---391-