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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
David Matthew Elder
Stat Years
1997-2007  [mlb] 2002-2003
Height/Weight
6-0 / 180
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (286)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1975-09-23 in Atlanta, Georgia   [45.002]
High School
Washington (Pensacola,FL)
Colleges
Georgia Tech (Atlanta, Georgia)
Draft
Selected by the Texas Rangers in Round #4 (#137 overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Jim Fairey
MLB Debut
2002-07-24 - Boxscore  (Age: 26.305)
Service Time
Organizations
TEX [4] KCA [2] CLE [2] NYA [1] ATL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 20127 ... retro id: elded001 ... mlbam id: 276541
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1997Pulaski RangersAppRktex-211---221.95200001720632.11887212574000.935.010.563.3415.872.234.75.500
    1997Minor Totals: TEXbyYearRk----211---221.96200001720632.31887212574000.935.050.563.3615.982.244.75.500
    1999Charlotte RangersFSLA+tex-232---422.84241001623444.1331514225424021.316.700.415.088.533.051.68.667
    1999Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-232---108.1030001306.28760670002.1010.800.008.109.459.451.171.000
    1999Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAA/A+----232---523.53271001726451.0412220231494021.417.240.355.478.653.881.58.714
    2000Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex28243---764.943321008123116.2121806498810411041.799.330.696.798.026.171.18.538
    2000Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAA----241---764.963321008123116.7121806498810411041.809.370.706.828.066.201.18.538
    2001Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-254---463.0013130000072.0642824143783021.498.000.135.389.753.501.81.400
    2001Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex47254---544.991580037057.2543632443564141.688.430.626.718.745.621.30.556
    2001Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAA/AAA----252---9103.90282100370129.711864565861347161.588.220.355.999.334.461.56.474
    2002Akron AerosEastAAcle28265---212.00231001822936.01988118421001.034.750.254.5010.502.002.33.667
    2002Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-265---312.65221001521534.0321110114422001.358.470.263.7111.122.913.00.750
    2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle47265Log - Sp - Ext - Perf023.1315000315023.018108114230011.397.040.395.489.003.911.64.000
    2002Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAAA/AA----262---522.314520033431470.0511918232843001.196.560.264.1110.802.442.63.714
    2002MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf023.1315000315023.018108114230011.397.040.395.489.003.911.64.000
    2003Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle47276---000.00800068612.250006170000.873.550.004.2612.080.002.83.000
    2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle49276Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1119.2940001402.15552431003.8619.297.7115.4311.5719.290.75.500
    2003Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAAA----271---000.00800068612.750006170000.903.690.004.4312.540.002.83.000
    2003MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1121.4340001402.35552431004.2921.438.5717.1412.8621.430.75.500
    2004Somerset PatriotsAtlIndy----287---401.34210001321533.21765116371000.984.540.274.289.891.602.311.000
    2004Trenton ThunderEastAAnya-287---222.5517000817117.21275015241001.536.110.007.6412.233.571.60.500
    2004Greenville BravesSouAAatl-287---013.0080002809.08331462001.338.001.004.006.003.001.50.000
    2004Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----281---401.36210001321533.71765116371000.994.610.274.3410.031.632.311.000
    2004Minor Totals: NYA-ATLbyYearAA----282---232.75250001025126.720108119303001.496.870.346.5310.313.441.58.400
    2005Somerset PatriotsAtlIndy---38298---411.47320001332643.02487019612001.005.020.003.9812.771.673.21.800
    2005Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-298---200.0011000511016.082007162000.944.500.003.949.001.132.291.000
    2005Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----291---411.47320001332643.02487019612001.005.020.003.9812.771.673.21.800
    2005Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----291---200.0011000511016.082007162000.944.500.003.949.001.132.291.000
    2006Somerset PatriotsAtlIndy---24309---244.3920500415141.0422020422503001.569.220.884.8310.984.392.27.333
    2006Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-309---102.6120300917138.0431811118281001.6110.180.244.266.634.261.561.000
    2006Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----301---244.3920500415141.0422020422503001.569.220.884.8310.984.392.27.333
    2006Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----301---102.6120300917138.0431811118281001.6110.180.244.266.634.261.561.000
    2007Somerset PatriotsAtlIndy----3110---000.82220000011.06310240000.734.910.001.643.272.452.00.000
    2007Laguna VaquerosMexAAA----3110---412.7526100225039.1401312013452001.359.150.002.9710.302.973.46.800
    2007Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----311---000.82220000011.06310240000.734.910.001.643.272.452.00.000
    2007Minor Totals: byYearAAA----311---412.7626100225039.3401312013452001.369.210.002.9910.362.993.46.800
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)134.6619000419025.3231513318261011.638.251.086.459.325.381.44.250
    American League Totals (2 yrs)134.6619000419025.3231513318261011.638.251.086.459.325.381.44.250
    Minor League Totals37263.32243490011019435532.346523619622312564371121.467.870.375.289.543.991.81.587
    Minor: Indy Totals1052.3275700306812128.78937335591526001.156.250.354.1410.672.602.58.667
    Minor: Rk Totals221.96200001720632.31887212574000.935.050.563.3615.982.244.75.500
    Minor: A+ Totals422.86241001623444.3331514225424021.326.730.415.108.573.061.68.667
    Minor: AA Totals16163.84973500376213258.02321331101217426118061.578.090.426.079.104.641.50.500
    Minor: AAA Totals1562.971021300408912197.71828065610120411141.448.310.274.619.313.652.02.714
    Cleveland Indians Totals (2 yrs)134.6619000419025.3231513318261011.638.251.086.459.325.381.44.250
    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
    1997Pulaski RangersAppRk21P2000.02200441.0000.200.0029.4100.03
    1999Charlotte RangersFSLA+23P2400.0241076.8570.300.0017.3100.05
    2000Tulsa DrillersTexAA24P3300.0514312219.8640.600.0023.6100.05
    2001Tulsa DrillersTexAA25P1300.078401915.7891.200.009.4100.012
    2001Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAA25P1500.056101211.9170.700.0010.5100.010
    2002Akron AerosEastAA26P2300.0251087.8750.300.0016.3100.06
    2002Buffalo BisonsILAAA26P2200.0311054.8000.200.0015.3100.06
    2002Cleveland IndiansALMLB26P15023.03100441.0000.300.179.3100.016
    2003Buffalo BisonsILAAA27P800.00200221.0000.300.005.6100.018
    2003Cleveland IndiansALMLB27P402.10100111.0000.300.482.5100.023
    2004Somerset PatriotsAtlInd28P2100.02100331.0000.100.0016.7100.03
    2004Trenton ThunderEastAA28P1700.00400441.0000.200.0012.0100.011
    2004Greenville BravesSouAA28P800.01200331.0000.400.005.8100.016
    2005Somerset PatriotsAtlInd29P3200.02501771.0000.200.0022.9100.05
    2005Omaha RoyalsPCLAAA29P1100.03200551.0000.500.007.6100.017
    2006Omaha RoyalsPCLAAA30P2000.0252297.7780.400.0013.9100.06
    Ind Totals - (P)5300460110101.0000.200.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (P)190253200551.0000.300.200.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)76001316423329.8790.400.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)94001533815648.8570.500.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)2400241076.8570.300.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)20002200441.0000.200.000.00.00
    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
    1997Minor20----------
    1999Minor24----------
    2000Minor33----------
    2001Minor28----------
    2002MLB15----------
    2002Minor45----------
    2003MLB4----------
    2003Minor8----------
    2004Minor25----------
    2005Minor11----------
    2006Minor20----------
    Totals233----------