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Todd Van PoppelTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1990-2004 MLB Years: 1991-2004
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-515Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameTodd Matthew Van Poppel
Height6-5Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 9,1971 [46.198]PlaceHinsdale,Illinois
High SchoolJames Martin (Arlington,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Oakland Athletics [Team Picks] in the 1st round (14th overall) of the 1990 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$500,000Signing ScoutsBill Gayton
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1991-MLB-#1 ... 1991-OAK-#1 ... 1992-MLB-#2 ... 1992-MLB-#1 ... 1993-MLB-#7 ... 1993-MLB-#1
MLB DebutSeptember 11,1991 [19.277]
OrganizationsOAK [7] TEX [4] CHN [2] CIN [2] PIT [2] DET [1] KCA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID361Retrosheet IDvanpt001MLBAM ID123650
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts60Walks40Hittable55SO/BB50vsPower55Hitting9Durability63Team.470Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1990Southern Oregon A'sNwstA-oak-ST18111.13550000024.0105319320000.793.750.383.3812.003.56.500-
1990Madison MuskiesMidwAoak-ST18213.95330000013.28116010170001.325.27--6.5911.201.70.667-
1990Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0322.15880000037.218169119490000.984.300.244.5411.712.58.6002.06
1991Huntsville StarsSouAAoak50ST196133.47242401100132.0118695129011512001.578.030.146.127.821.28.316-
1991Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak59ST19009.6411000004.27551260001.9313.501.933.8611.573.00-4.36
1992Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak50ST20423.97990000045.0442220135291101.748.740.206.955.760.83.667-
1993Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-ST21485.8316160000078.2675351554712001.547.670.576.188.121.31.333-
1993Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak59ST21665.0416160000084.07650471062473021.648.141.076.645.040.76.5005.70
1994Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak59ST227106.09232300000116.210880792089833131.698.331.546.876.400.93.4126.30
1995Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak59S/R23484.8836142210100138.0125777516561224041.318.131.043.647.942.18.3334.14
1996Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak59S/R24157.7128622008163.08656541333374021.8912.291.864.715.291.12.1676.35
1996Detroit TigersALMLBdet59ST242411.39990110036.05351461129163002.2613.132.727.183.960.55.3338.62
1997Charlotte RangersFSLA+tex-ST25044.04660200035.2361916310332001.299.080.762.528.333.30.000-
1997Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-ST25335.06770000042.2532724215262101.5911.180.423.165.481.73.500-
1997Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-S/R25158.031165001037.05036331024272002.0012.162.435.846.571.13.167-
1997Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorMLB--S/R04125.70241952010114.013982731549866101.6310.851.173.826.711.76.2504.58
1998Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-ST26004.5011000004.02221420001.504.502.259.004.500.50--
1998Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex-ST26553.7215132200087.08844361125693101.309.101.142.597.142.76.500-
1998Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0553.7616142200091.09046381229713101.318.901.192.877.022.45.5004.25
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex51ST26128.84440000019.0262019510102011.8612.102.334.664.661.00.3337.17
1998Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit57S/R26125.3618711003047.0533228418325301.5110.150.773.456.131.78.3334.03
1999Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-ST271064.95272702000163.2173959023621575101.449.511.263.418.632.53.625-
2000Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-S/R28343.101064002040.2371814210526001.168.190.442.2111.515.20.429-
2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn47Rel28453.75512490013286.08038361048775021.488.341.045.008.031.60.4444.59
2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn47Rel29412.52590590018075.0632221938905101.357.561.084.5610.802.37.8003.73
2002Texas RangersALMLBtex47Rel30325.45500500019172.28044441429858031.509.911.733.5910.532.93.6004.45
2003Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex-ST31002.0022000009.08220270001.118.00--2.007.003.50--
2003Louisville BatsILAAAcin55S/R31433.1720515006154.0492319411454001.118.170.671.837.504.09.571-
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0433.0022715006163.0572521413524001.118.140.571.867.434.00.5712.82
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex47Rel31108.53716000012.22014121990002.2914.210.716.396.391.001.0004.77
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin45S/R31214.54945001035.231181876250101.047.821.771.516.314.17.6674.69
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin45S/R32466.0948113700120115.013680782232726131.4610.611.722.505.622.25.4005.19
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter40525.583599826121844903.0944587562143461711487201.559.371.424.577.061.54.4352.07
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter43554.30156130267191764.27434263676536168239401.448.710.764.238.001.89.439-
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter31334.6710882264091504.05082912635622145023301.449.031.003.938.002.04.484-
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter9163.78343401100187.118110079511115014101.558.660.245.317.181.35.360-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter044.04660200035.2361916310332001.299.080.762.528.333.30.000-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter213.95330000013.28116010170001.325.27--6.5911.201.70.667-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter111.13550000024.0105319320000.793.750.383.3812.003.56.500-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter863.18110210800312161.01436057198616710121.427.981.064.809.321.94.571-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter18295.75104604410181405.240226826060242295141111.588.901.335.366.531.22.383-
Texas Rangers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter546.456155600191103.21267875204810410041.6610.831.724.138.942.17.556-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter675.7257154200130150.116798962938976231.369.951.732.265.782.55.462-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter125.3618711003047.0533228418325301.5110.150.773.456.131.78.333-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2411.39990110036.05351461129163002.2613.132.727.183.960.55.333-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings10135.5887246300201220.02291421363511217212251.559.371.424.577.061.54.4352.07
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12164.30453782030220.02131221051910319511101.448.710.764.238.001.89.429-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex51p2612100000000002000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1998Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit57p261812231001001401000.250.308.333.6414114.375.083.167.2907.1428.574.000.000.0033.33
1998Totals for MLB-MLB         1914331001001403000.214.267.286.5534118.300.072.143.2515.5622.224.000.000.0033.33
1999Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-p2728333200010021705001.061.114.061.1752040.125.000.061.0935.0042.508.500.000.000.00
2000Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-p28106010000000401000.167.167.167.334107.500.000.000.1500.0057.140.000.000.000.00
2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn47p28479000000000402000.000.000.000.0000011.000.000.000.0000.0036.360.000.000.000.00
2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn47p29577120000000300000.286.286.286.572207.500.000.000.2530.0042.860.000.000.000.00
2002Texas RangersALMLBtex47p3021000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2003Louisville BatsILAAAcin55p31206000000000400000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin45p3199010000000401000.111.111.111.2221010.200.000.000.0990.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin45p324717130001001605000.176.222.176.3983023.273.000.059.1884.3526.096.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter1815759100200222011000.158.186.175.36110170.257.017.053.0002.8631.4311.000.000.0011.11
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter58453300010022506001.067.106.067.1733053.150.000.044.0003.7747.1712.500.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter58453300010022506001.067.106.067.1733053.150.000.044.0003.7747.1712.500.000.000.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter56261400010011006000.154.185.154.3394033.250.000.038.0003.0330.3010.000.000.000.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter10416120000000702000.125.125.125.2502018.222.000.000.0000.0038.890.000.000.000.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1812231001001401000.250.308.333.6414114.375.083.167.0007.1428.574.000.000.0033.33
Texas Rangers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter33100000000102000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625148100200220010000.158.186.175.3619163.257.017.053.0002.8631.4311.000.000.0011.11
Average Minor - Per 162 games16212688000300670017003.067.106.067.17380148.150.000.044.0003.7747.1712.500.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1990Southern Oregon A's NwstA-oak18P5--1---111.0000.20------5100.06.6
1990Madison Muskies MidwAoak18P3---22-42.5000.67------3100.02.2
1991Huntsville Stars SouAAoak19P24--820513328.8481.17------24100.016.7
1991Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak19P1-4-1--111.0001.000.25-----1100.00.6
1992Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak20P9--23--551.0000.56------9100.06.3
1993Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak21P16--352-108.8000.50------16100.011.2
1993Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak21P16-8464-110101.0000.630.12-----16100.09.9
1994Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22P23-116111-112121.0000.520.10-----23100.020.2
1995Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23P36-1384111-1615.9380.420.11-----36100.025.0
1996Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24P28-63141-65.8330.180.08-----28100.017.3
1996Detroit TigersALMLBdet24P9-3626-1881.0000.890.22-----9100.05.6
1997Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex25P6--54--991.0001.50------6100.04.3
1997Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex25P7--43--771.0001.00------7100.05.0
1997Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca25P11--231265.8330.45------11100.07.6
1998Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex26P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
1998Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex26P15--313--16161.0001.07------15100.010.4
1998Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26P18-4712--331.0000.170.06-----18100.011.1
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex26P4-19-1--111.0000.250.05-----4100.02.5
1999Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit27P27--1318-231311.0001.15------2896.419.3
2000Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn28P10--14--551.0000.50------10100.06.9
2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28P51-86911-120201.0000.390.23-----51100.031.5
2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29P59-7528421410.7140.170.13-----59100.036.4
2002Texas RangersALMLBtex30P50-7244--881.0000.160.11-----50100.030.9
2003Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex31P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.4
2003Louisville Bats ILAAAcin31P20--44-1881.0000.40------20100.014.0
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31P9435121-43.7500.330.09-----9100.05.6
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex31P711221--331.0000.430.25-----7100.04.3
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32P48111155101-1615.9380.310.13-----48100.029.6
MLB Totals for P - 11 season(s)-   P35916902387686122114.9340.320.13-----3590.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P108--2850358178.9630.72------1080.00.0
AA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P34--1225514237.8811.09------340.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P6--54--991.0001.50------60.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P3---22-42.5000.67------30.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P5--1---111.0000.20------50.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1990Southern Oregon A's NwstA-oak185----------
1990Madison Muskies MidwAoak183----------
1991Huntsville Stars SouAAoak1924----------
1991Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak191----------
1992Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak209----------
1993Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak2116----------
1993Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2116----------
1994Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2223----------
1995Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2336----------
1996Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2428----------
1996Detroit TigersALMLBdet249----------
1997Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex256----------
1997Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex257----------
1997Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca2511----------
1998Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex261----------
1998Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex2615----------
1998Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2618----------
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex264----------
1999Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit2727----------
2000Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn2810----------
2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2851----------
2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2959----------
2002Texas RangersALMLBtex3050----------
2003Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex312----------
2003Louisville Bats ILAAAcin3120----------
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin319----------
2003Texas RangersALMLBtex317----------
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3248----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2005-02-14ContractSigned by Mets (minor) 
2004-10-28Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-12-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
2003-11-02Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-06-12ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
2003-06-04Released by Rangers. 
2003-05-03InjuredActivated from DL 
2001-11-26ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
2001-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1999-11-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1999-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1999-01-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1998-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-07-17TradeTraded by Rangers with Warren Morris to Pirates for Esteban Loaiza. 
1997-06-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1997-06-06Released by Royals. 
1997-04-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1997-03-26Released by Angels. 
1996-11-12Claimed on waivers by Angels from Tigers. 
1996-08-06Claimed on waivers by Tigers from Athletics. 
* 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
1990Oakland Athletics-18500,000-------500,000Signing Bonus out of 1990 Draft (1st round - 14th overall)
1991Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll19100,000-62029-742,231100,000600,000
1993Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll21454,000-3931757968,431109,0001,054,000
1994Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll22397,000-4101555957,101109,0001,451,000
1995Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll23397,000-3711459999,520109,0001,848,000
1996Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll24318,000-410955957,870109,0002,166,000
1996Detroit TigersTeam Payroll24318,000-4101455957,870109,0002,166,000
1998Texas RangersTeam Payroll26300,000-50127451,276,192170,0002,466,000
1998Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll26300,000-50112451,276,192170,0002,466,000
2000Chicago CubsTeam Payroll28175,000-79534-1,394,248200,0002,641,000
2001Chicago CubsTeam Payroll29850,000-42323541,897,758200,0003,491,000
2002Texas RangersTeam Payroll302,000,000-30514662,011,045200,0005,491,000
2003Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll312,500,000-255969++2,163,527300,0007,991,000
2003Texas RangersTeam Payroll312,500,000-255869++2,163,527300,0007,991,000
2004Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll32300,000-75529-2,070,100300,0008,291,000
* 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