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Mike VenafroTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1992-2007 MLB Years: 1999-2006
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PositionsP-688Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael Robert Venafro
Height5-10Weight180BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateAugust 2,1973 [44.297]PlaceTakoma Park,Maryland
High SchoolPaul VI (Fairfax,VA)
CollegeJames Madison University (Harrisonburg,VA)

DraftedSelected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 29th round (794th overall) of the 1995 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutApril 24,1999 [25.265]
OrganizationsTEX [7] LAN [2] MIN [1] OAK [1] SLN [1] TBA [1] CIN [1] TOR [1] COL [1] HOU [1] KCA [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID338Retrosheet IDvenam002MLBAM ID150291
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts25Walks53Hittable43SO/BB38vsPower43Hitting0Durability73Team.501Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1995James MadisonCollegeNCAASrRel21000.0029029000549.0000000000----------0.00--
1995Hudson Valley RenegadesNYPLA-tex-Rel21912.13320320012250.2371312021321301.146.57--3.735.681.52.900-
1996Charleston (sc) RiverDogsSALAtex-R/CL22133.515005000421959.05727230216213001.328.69--3.209.462.95.250-
1997Charlotte RangersFSLA+tex-R/CL23423.433503500271044.2511717221351001.6110.280.404.237.051.67.667-
1997Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-Rel23013.4511011009115.213126112131001.607.470.576.897.471.08.000-
1997Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--R/CL0433.434604600361159.0642923333482001.619.550.454.927.161.45.571-
1998Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-R/CL24343.104604600391452.0422118526453001.307.220.864.477.741.73.429-
1998Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex-Rel24006.3513013004017.0191212310151001.7110.061.595.297.941.50--
1998Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--R/CL0343.895905900431469.0613330836604001.407.921.044.677.791.67.429-
1999Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex-Rel25005.40606003111.216772070001.3712.341.54--5.400.00--
1999Texas RangersALMLBtex43Rel25323.29650650011068.0632925422370031.248.300.532.904.871.68.6003.91
2000Texas RangersALMLBtex43Rel26313.83770770021156.0642724221321041.5110.220.323.365.111.52.7503.79
2001Texas RangersALMLBtex43Rel27554.80700700020460.0543532228293071.378.100.304.204.351.04.5004.27
2002Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak-Rel28016.97808002010.0128821140001.2610.451.740.8712.1914.00.000-
2002Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33Rel28224.6247047008037.0452219514161021.5910.951.223.413.891.14.5005.15
2003New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-Rel29213.5423023009028.035111105112001.4311.25--1.613.542.20.667-
2003Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba43Rel29104.7424024006019.02410101391031.4211.370.471.424.263.001.0003.72
2004Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-Rel30244.37350350015257.2703028819413001.5410.921.252.976.402.16.333-
2004Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAlan22Rel30017.1150500216.08550240001.5811.37--2.845.682.00.000-
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0254.64400400017363.1783533821453001.5510.971.122.956.332.14.286-
2004Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan41Rel30004.001701700209.011541360021.5611.001.003.006.002.00-4.83
2005Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAlan10Rel31016.85530530013144.2603834435240002.1312.090.817.054.840.69.000-
2006Louisville BatsILAAAcin-Rel32002.4536036008222.0196608181001.237.77--3.277.362.25--
2006Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-Rel32312.2020020005016.0104415102000.925.510.552.765.512.00.750-
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0312.35560560013238.0291010113283001.106.810.233.056.572.15.750-
2006Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol45Rel32102.4570700003.23110320001.647.36--7.364.910.671.0004.51
2007Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin-Rel33105.4012012004211.213770750001.7110.03--5.403.860.711.000-
2007Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-Rel330112.7980800206.013990652003.0018.47--8.537.110.83.000-
2007Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor16Rel33012.7831031008032.035111027181001.309.740.561.955.012.57.000-
2007Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0124.65510510014249.0612726220283001.6110.910.363.585.011.40.333-
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter15104.09307030700685252.0264129115159413160211.419.380.533.344.651.39.6001.10
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter25224.0142404240020455482.25102382173020635931301.479.430.553.816.641.74.532-
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter8114.80250025000759261.13101481412210517212001.5710.550.753.585.861.64.421-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter353.185705700481567.1553324638584001.377.280.795.037.681.53.375-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter423.433503500271044.2511717221351001.6110.280.404.237.051.67.667-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter133.515005000421959.05727230216213001.328.69--3.209.462.95.250-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter912.13320320012250.2371312021321301.146.57--3.735.681.52.900-
NCAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter000.0029029000549.0000000000----------0.00--
Texas Rangers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1183.95212021200525184.218191818719840141.368.820.393.464.781.38.579-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter224.6247047008037.0452219514161021.5910.951.223.413.891.14.500-
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter104.7424024006019.02410101391031.4211.370.471.424.263.001.000-
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter004.001701700209.011541360021.5611.001.003.006.002.00--
Colorado Rockies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter102.4570700003.23110320001.647.36--7.364.910.671.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1394.09267026700594220.0229112100138211450181.419.380.533.344.651.39.5911.10
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings11104.011920192009225220.023110898149316214101.479.430.553.816.641.74.524-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2004Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAlan22p3051000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter51000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter51000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162320000000003200000.000.000.000.0000032.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1995Hudson Valley Renegades NYPLA-tex21P32--517132322.9570.69------32100.043.2
1996Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtex22P50--417312421.8750.42------50100.035.5
1997Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex23P35--811-119191.0000.54------35100.025.2
1997Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex23P11--42--661.0000.55------11100.07.9
1998Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex24P46--481-1312.9230.26------46100.032.9
1998Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex24P13---61-76.8570.46------13100.09.0
1999Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex25P6--15--661.0001.00------6100.04.2
1999Texas RangersALMLBtex25P65-68218--20201.0000.310.29-----65100.040.1
2000Texas RangersALMLBtex26P77-5639211412.8570.160.21-----77100.047.5
2001Texas RangersALMLBtex27P70-60413442117.8100.240.28-----70100.043.2
2002Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak28P8---2--221.0000.25------8100.05.6
2002Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28P47-37111-112121.0000.260.32-----47100.029.0
2003New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou29P23--441-98.8890.35------23100.018.9
2003Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba29P24-192---221.0000.080.11-----24100.014.8
2004Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca30P35---13-213131.0000.37------35100.024.3
2004Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAlan30P5---3--331.0000.60------5100.03.5
2004Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30P17-9-1--111.0000.060.11-----17100.010.5
2005Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAlan31P53--411111615.9380.28------53100.037.1
2006Louisville Bats ILAAAcin32P36--15--661.0000.17------36100.025.2
2006Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol32P20--13--441.0000.20------20100.014.0
2006Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol32P7-3-------------7100.04.3
2007Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln33P8---3--331.0000.38------8100.05.6
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P307-2521252667064.9140.210.25-----3070.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P207--1155336966.9570.32------2070.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P57--8101-1918.9470.32------570.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P35--811-119191.0000.54------350.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P50--417312421.8750.42------500.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P32--517132322.9570.69------320.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1995Hudson Valley Renegades NYPLA-tex2132----------
1996Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtex2250----------
1997Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex2335----------
1997Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex2311----------
1998Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex2446----------
1998Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex2413----------
1999Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex256----------
1999Texas RangersALMLBtex2565----------
2000Texas RangersALMLBtex2677----------
2001Texas RangersALMLBtex2770----------
2002Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak288----------
2002Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2847----------
2003New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou2923----------
2003Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2924----------
2004Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca3035----------
2004Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAlan305----------
2004Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3017----------
2005Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAlan3153----------
2006Louisville Bats ILAAAcin3236----------
2006Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol3220----------
2006Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol327----------
2007Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln338----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1999Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB25000.002001.0201003.0018.000.009.000.000.000.00.000
2004Los Angeles DodgersDiv SeriesMLB30000.0020200000.20000010000.000.000.000.0013.5000.00.000
2006New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB32006.0030300003.0622012002.3318.000.003.006.002.006.00.000
2007Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB33000.0010010003010.0700046101.106.300.003.605.401.500.00.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs001.3813013003013.01322058101.389.000.003.465.541.601.38.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs000.0040400001.7200011001.8010.800.005.405.401.000.00.000

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1995Colonial Athletic Association All-Conference (RP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2006-04-14ContractSigned by Reds (minor) 
2004-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-08-10TradeTraded by Royals to Dodgers for Elvin Nina. 
2004-08-09TradeTraded by Royals to Dodgers 
2003-11-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
2003-08-29Released by Astros. 
2003-07-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
2003-06-30Released by Devil Rays. 
2003-03-28ContractSigned as Free Agent by Devil Rays. 
2003-03-26Released by Braves. 
2003-01-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
2002-12-21Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2002-01-14TradeTraded by Rangers with Carlos Pena to Athletics for Mario Ramos, Ryan Ludwick, Gerald Laird and Jason Hart. 
1995-06-10Contractsigned 
* 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
1999Texas RangersTeam Payroll25200,000-80727-1,454,491200,000200,000
2000Texas RangersTeam Payroll26245,000-63421301,394,248200,000445,000
2001Texas RangersTeam Payroll27310,000-56320381,897,758200,000755,000
2002Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll28812,500-42316542,011,045200,0001,567,500
2003Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll29300,000-70316-2,163,527300,0001,867,500
2004Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll30300,000-75531-2,070,100300,0002,167,500
2006Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll32327,000-74234-2,365,072327,0002,494,500
* 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