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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
John William Valentin
Stat Years
1988-2002  [mlb] 1992-2002
Height/Weight
6-0 / 185
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
SS (1091) ... 3B (379) ... 2B (86) ... 1B (22) ... DH (6)
Draft Position
SS
Born Date/Place
1967-02-18 in Mineola, New York   [53.252]
High School
St. Anthony (Jersey City,NJ)
Colleges
Seton Hall University (South Orange, New Jersey)
Draft
Selected by the Boston Red Sox in Round #5 (#121 overall) of the 1988 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Matt Sczesny
MLB Debut
1992-07-27 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.159)
Service Time
Organizations
BOS [14] NYN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 363 ... retro id: valej002 ... mlbam id: 123608
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1988Elmira PioneersNYPLA-bos-21ss---16020718455121654363505210.217.331.280.611250588.242.063.25014.4014.000.97103.50.8017.8
    1989Lynchburg Red SoxCaroA+bos-22ss---27526447657283452414022210.246.350.379.72931110017.299.133.26113.1812.860.9833.02.5726.1
    1989Winter Haven Red SoxFSLA+bos-22ss---255215275813131844132912300.270.310.381.6912348217.172.111.2965.5612.392.2371.71.2829.3
    1990New Britain Red SoxEastAAbos-23ss---3943122068181231122546011310.218.274.301.5753519421.160.083.2477.1213.111.84156.00.5730.9
    1991New Britain Red SoxEastAAbos-24ss---4238181630051191401000.198.278.235.51391193.148.037.2399.8915.381.560.00.0018.8
    1991Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-24ss---4100329528722494901604206420.264.374.438.81239914435.353.174.27715.0410.530.7036.62.2640.2
    1992Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-25ss---597331478618192912485035110.260.358.402.76038813328.284.142.28212.3712.891.0436.82.3232.6
    1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1325ssL-S-E-P558185215113052510201724105.276.351.427.7782127918.265.151.2809.438.020.8537.02.3635.3
    1993Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-26ss---629330011000100000.333.333.6671.000961.333.334.2860.0011.110.009.011.1133.3
    1993Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1326ssL-S-E-P6144468501304031166344977216429.278.346.447.79353920954.271.169.3109.0914.291.5742.52.0441.5
    1994Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-27ss---7518260012003400101.333.409.500.9092291.333.167.35713.6418.181.3318.04.5516.7
    1994Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1327ssL-S-E-P784301539526294931423835413.316.400.505.90535515237.336.189.33311.8310.700.9033.42.5439.0
    1995Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1328ssL-S-E-P8135520108155372271022058167104627.298.399.533.93262127766.419.235.29613.0410.790.8319.34.3542.6
    1996Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1329ssL-S-E-P91315278415629313599106359727015.296.374.436.81060623045.258.140.31010.409.740.9440.52.1528.9
    1997Boston Red SoxALMLBbos13302b-3bL-S-E-P10143575951764751877745866515521.306.372.499.87164428770.299.193.3199.0110.251.1431.92.8039.8
    1998Boston Red SoxALMLBbos13313bL-S-E-P11153588113145441237345778292539.247.340.442.78268126068.325.195.25011.3112.041.0625.63.3846.9
    1999Boston Red SoxALMLBbos13323bL-S-E-P12113450581142711270014068418211.253.315.398.71350317940.231.145.2707.9513.521.7037.52.3935.1
    2000Boston Red SoxALMLBbos13333bL-S-E-P131035691022012501001.257.297.457.75438163.229.200.2505.2613.162.5017.55.2633.3
    2001Trenton ThunderEastAAbos-34ss---14313121000001300000.154.214.231.4451431.154.077.2007.1421.433.000.00.0050.0
    2001Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-343b---141036791024008400000.250.386.444.83044163.417.194.23318.189.090.5018.04.5533.3
    2001Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1334ssL-S-E-P1420608122015009810004.200.314.283.59770173.233.083.21612.8611.430.8960.01.4325.0
    2002New York MetsNLMLBnyn435ss-1bL-S-E-P151142081850150330002237100206.240.339.356.6952427418.221.116.2769.0915.291.6869.31.2436.0
    MLB Totals (11 yrs)1105391761410932811712455847314635245336421591.279.360.454.81445111780422.298.175.29310.2611.621.1331.62.7538.6
    American League Totals (10 yrs)991370959610432661712152847314414874336401585.281.361.460.82142691706404.302.179.29410.3311.411.1030.62.8338.7
    National League Totals (1 yrs)1142081850150330002237100206.240.339.356.6952427418.221.116.2769.0915.291.6869.31.2436.0
    Minor League Totals524181523244588103718917162442686321661.245.334.366.7002113664135.256.121.26711.5512.681.1049.01.7530.3
    Minor: A- Totals6020718455121654363505210.217.331.280.611250588.242.063.25014.4014.000.97103.50.8017.8
    Minor: A+ Totals13047974123203115296546934510.257.333.380.71354518234.242.123.2779.9112.661.2843.52.0227.6
    Minor: AA Totals1204062986221236233563012310.212.273.286.55945611625.158.074.2447.6813.821.80203.00.4429.1
    Minor: AAA Totals214723111191415228513119101311631.264.368.426.79486230868.324.162.27913.8111.720.8532.92.5535.6
    Boston Red Sox Totals (10 yrs)991370959610432661712152847314414874336401585.281.361.460.82142691706404.302.179.29410.3311.411.1030.62.8338.7
    New York Mets Totals (1 yrs)1142081850150330002237100206.240.339.356.6952427418.221.116.2769.0915.291.6869.31.2436.0
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1988Elmira PioneersNYPLA-212B200.04502991.0004.500.002.63.34
    1988Elmira PioneersNYPLA-21SS6000.0921701418276262.9494.400.0078.9100.01
    1989Winter Haven Red SoxFSLA+222B100.0580313131.00013.000.000.71.84
    1989Lynchburg Red SoxCaroA+22SS7400.01052201637341325.9534.400.0054.498.71
    1989Winter Haven Red SoxFSLA+22SS5400.0941691232275263.9564.900.0038.898.22
    1990New Britain Red SoxEastAA23SS9400.01392662160426405.9514.300.0067.6100.01
    1991New Britain Red SoxEastAA24SS2300.05065320118115.9755.000.0016.4100.03
    1991Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA24SS9900.01843002565509484.9514.900.0069.299.01
    1992Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA25SS9700.01483582070526506.9625.200.0067.8100.01
    1992Boston Red SoxALMLB25SS580491.2791821045271261.9634.500.5335.8100.02
    1993Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA26SS200.0890417171.0008.500.001.4100.05
    1993Boston Red SoxALMLB26SS14401,222.22384322096690670.9714.700.5588.9100.01
    1994Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA27SS500.0716322623.8854.600.003.5100.05
    1994Boston Red SoxALMLB27SS830719.2134242856384376.9794.500.5272.298.81
    1994Boston Red SoxALMLB27DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.91.213
    1995Boston Red SoxALMLB28SS13501,192.22274141895659641.9734.700.5493.8100.01
    1996Boston Red SoxALMLB293B12096.0810111918.9471.500.197.49.24
    1996Boston Red SoxALMLB29SS11801,043.11943471687557541.9714.600.5272.890.11
    1996Boston Red SoxALMLB29DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.810
    1997Boston Red SoxALMLB302B790707.11802591167450439.9765.600.6248.855.22
    1997Boston Red SoxALMLB303B640552.2591211115191180.9422.800.3339.544.82
    1998Boston Red SoxALMLB312B100.1000000.0000.000.000.60.76
    1998Boston Red SoxALMLB313B15301,325.01212921528428413.9652.700.3194.4100.01
    1999Boston Red SoxALMLB323B1110952.1842081416306292.9542.600.3168.598.21
    1999Boston Red SoxALMLB32DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.21.811
    2000Boston Red SoxALMLB333B10081.0690015151.0001.500.196.2100.05
    2001Trenton ThunderEastAA34SS300.038101211.9173.700.002.1100.05
    2001Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA343B800.0512342017.8502.100.005.680.02
    2001Boston Red SoxALMLB343B3014.01100221.0000.700.141.915.03
    2001Boston Red SoxALMLB34SS180138.12242296664.9703.600.4611.290.05
    2002New York MetsNLMLB351B220104.01066312115112.9745.101.0813.719.32
    2002New York MetsNLMLB352B3012.04302771.0002.300.581.92.65
    2002New York MetsNLMLB353B180126.1927534136.8782.000.2911.215.82
    2002New York MetsNLMLB35SS240133.02048297068.9712.800.5114.921.12
    2002New York MetsNLMLB35DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.21.82
    MLB Totals - (1B)220104106631215.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (2B)830719184262116915.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (3B)37103,146288668466313.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (SS)58004,93991417077639715.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (DH)600000000.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (3B)8005123412.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (SS)203003476834814115.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (SS)12000192339258014.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (2B)1005803113.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (SS)12800199389286915.0000.000.00---------
    A- Totals - (2B)200450215.0000.000.00---------
    A- Totals - (SS)600092170141814.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1988Minor---2-60-----
    1989Minor---1-128-----
    1990Minor-----94-----
    1991Minor-----122-----
    1992MLB-----58-----
    1992Minor-----97-----
    1993MLB-----144-----
    1993Minor-----2-----
    1994MLB-----83----1
    1994Minor-----5-----
    1995MLB-----135-----
    1996MLB----12118----1
    1997MLB---7964------
    1998MLB---1153------
    1999MLB----111-----2
    2000MLB----10------
    2001MLB----318-----
    2001Minor----83-----
    2002MLB--2231824----2
    Totals--22863791091----6