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Mario ValdezTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1994-2014 MLB Years: 1997-2001
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Played in Japan
Rated Prospect

Positions1B-723, OF-102, DH-14, LF-7, 3B-6Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMario A. Valdez
Height6-2Weight190BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 19,1974 [43.215]PlaceCiudad Obregon,Mexico
High SchoolMiami Senior (Miami,FL)
CollegeMiami-Dade College (Homestead,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 48th round (1333rd overall) of the 1993 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1997-CHA-#8
MLB DebutJune 15,1997 [22.208]
OrganizationsCHA [6] OAK [3] MIN [1] SDN [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID364Retrosheet IDvaldm002MLBAM ID123603
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed16Power73Contact64XBH66RBIs44Runs25Hitting73Durability56Team.536Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1994Gulf Coast White SoxGCLRkcha-1b1953157203711222506302820103.236.363.369.7325815190.273.133.287.33515.7914.740.931.0578.5040.54
1995Hickory CrawdadsSALAcha-1b20130441651203051156976710750325.272.372.438.81019346516.334.166.322.36012.9820.741.602.1340.0938.33
1996South Bend Silver HawksMidwAcha-1b21612024676190104324364260223.376.480.6191.09912529246.434.243.411.47114.6317.071.174.0720.2038.16
1996Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-1b2150168224610232800323450323.274.399.411.8106915208.321.137.327.36315.3816.351.061.4456.0032.61
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         111370681222921371246876110546.330.443.524.96719444454.381.194.373.42114.9816.741.122.8628.4636.07
1997Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcha-1b22812824479201156111437791438.280.388.518.90614636339.330.238.390.39112.6822.711.794.4218.8045.57
1997Chicago White SoxALMLBcha341b225411511287011310173930203.243.350.330.680388137.351.087.243.31512.4128.472.290.73115.0028.57
1998Calgary CannonsPCLAAAcha-1b2312344886148320208112601021204314.330.420.536.95624052524.388.206.337.41511.4519.471.703.8222.4035.14
1999Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha-1b24121402781101722676107691120148.274.403.520.92320945491.294.246.438.40015.4818.531.205.3015.4640.91
2000Visalia OaksCalifA+oak-1b2512010000001100000.500.667.5001.1671031.000.000.500.54133.3333.331.000.000.000.00
2000Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak-1b2517611114302110091320113.230.342.377.71923573.255.147.295.31912.3317.811.442.7430.5035.71
2000Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAmin-1b2588317761162411885115746316310.366.460.6181.07819643384.378.252.432.45614.8411.980.814.6917.6137.07
2000Totals for PCL-PCL         105378871302712096116659517413.344.441.5791.02021948457.359.235.410.43514.4412.910.894.3818.9036.92
2000Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         106380871312712096116760517413.345.442.5791.02122048460.362.234.411.43514.5713.040.904.3519.0036.64
2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak501b25512000000000300000.000.000.000.0000012.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2001Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-of26619381025012110002.421.500.7891.28915322.375.368.421.5369.094.550.509.099.5037.50
2001Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23dh-lf263254715101800121810010.278.418.352.77019267.400.074.296.35217.9126.871.501.4954.0013.33
2002Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-1b2728221001001100000.250.333.375.708319.286.125.250.31711.1111.111.000.000.0050.00
2002Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak241b-of2785304437918232510585610216.260.378.362.74011023365.308.102.296.33715.8915.340.970.82101.3329.11
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         87312458119232610595710216.260.377.362.73911324374.307.102.295.33615.7815.240.970.80104.0029.63
2003Portland BeaversPCLAAAsdn30of-1b2890226236116052400344221325.270.366.407.7739221266.308.137.288.34112.7815.791.241.8845.2034.43
2004Monterrey SultanesMexAAA--2960182275350154111472500003.291.437.5661.00310320229.268.275.533.43020.5210.920.536.5512.1337.74
2004KinetsuJap PacIntl-293612721279092900184130001.213.324.496.8206318148.234.283.425.35112.1627.702.286.0814.1166.67
2005Pensacola PelicansCentralInd--1b30931861024007800102.194.333.419.75213339.182.225.452.33017.9520.511.145.1315.5050.00
2005Monterrey SultanesMexAAA--3065216326313062501404300003.292.402.435.8379419256.341.143.324.37415.6316.801.082.3436.0030.16
2006Mexico City Red Devils DiMexAAA--31812925986150175900594400006.295.413.521.93415232351.299.226.428.40416.8112.540.754.8417.1837.21
2007Laguna VaquerosMexAAA--3278266549923074510543700006.372.478.5381.01614330320.414.166.372.44716.8811.560.692.1938.0030.30
2008Laguna VaquerosMexAAA--33792584173160125110423100006.283.383.484.86712528300.284.201.368.38214.0010.330.744.0021.5038.36
2009Mexico City Red Devils ReMexAAA--34842614688230633224526022010.337.432.494.92612929310.355.157.330.40814.528.390.581.9443.5032.95
2010Mexico City Red Devils ReMexAAA--3553162355913093901212200000.364.437.6111.0489922183.382.247.370.45411.4812.021.054.9218.0037.29
2011Mexico City Red Devils ReMexAAA--3621681620606160091000000.294.377.6471.024441277.269.353.485.43511.6912.991.117.7911.3360.00
2012Mexico City Red Devils ReMexAAA--37672003775140104810243901352.375.436.5951.03111924228.422.220.345.43410.5317.111.634.3920.0032.00
2013Mexico City Red Devils ReMexAAA-385310513363001110102101121.343.397.371.768393117.424.028.133.3398.5517.952.100.000.008.33
2014Oaxaca GuerrerosMexAAA-39204041420180071000000.350.447.475.92219347.448.125.300.41114.8921.281.432.1340.0021.43
2014Tijuana TorosMexAAA-3917512610000041600001.118.182.137.3197155.171.019.098.1557.2729.094.000.000.0016.67
2014Totals for Mex-Mex         3791620301800112600001.220.304.286.590264102.297.066.187.27310.7825.492.360.9891.0020.00
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter9118118438022110296040213.238.352.315.6675710216.339.077.243.00013.4327.782.070.9390.5023.26
Minor League Totals - 21 Season(s)Filter1586513888515693361520689723278689656073630108.305.409.497.90625535576109.340.192.360.00014.2115.801.113.3724.9435.50
AAA Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter1283414172712792646178739129699751417272492.309.411.504.91520894484915.340.195.365.00014.2215.281.073.6223.2635.03
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter50168224610232800323450323.274.399.411.8106915208.321.137.327.00015.3816.351.061.4456.0032.61
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter9295112026014310002.379.471.6551.12619434.375.276.379.00011.768.820.755.8814.5036.36
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter19164311119649521991111103149110548.305.407.495.90231875762.366.190.350.00013.5219.551.452.7630.6238.27
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter53157203711222506302820103.236.363.369.7325815190.273.133.287.00015.7914.740.931.0578.5040.54
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter931861024007800102.194.333.419.75213339.182.225.452.00017.9520.511.145.1315.5050.00
Intl Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3612721279092900184130001.213.324.496.8206318148.234.283.425.00012.1627.702.286.0814.1166.67
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5411511287011310173930203.243.350.330.680388137.351.087.243.00012.4128.472.290.73115.0028.57
Oakland Athletics Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter3766715101800122110010.227.354.288.64219279.318.061.242.00015.1926.581.751.2766.0013.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623223277140437205210770425.238.352.315.66710118385.339.077.243.00013.4327.782.070.9390.5023.26
Average Minor - Per 162 games162525901603422192238999614311.305.409.497.90626157624.340.192.360.00014.2115.801.113.3724.9435.50

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1994Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha191B42--34728824383375.9798.93------5379.270.0
1994Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha19OF4--4---441.0001.00------537.56.7
1995Hickory Crawdads SALAcha201B120--104067127711191107.9899.23------13092.387.0
1996South Bend Silver Hawks MidwAcha211B52--43841829487479.9849.21------6185.238.2
1996Birmingham Barons SouAAcha211B33--27325231300298.9939.03------5066.023.7
1996Birmingham Barons SouAAcha21OF7--111--12121.0001.71------5014.05.0
1997Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha221B75--61644648666660.9918.80------8192.652.4
1997Chicago White SoxALMLBcha221B47--25612-192682681.0005.70------5487.029.2
1997Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22DH2---------------543.71.2
1997Chicago White SoxALMLBcha223B1---------------541.90.6
1998Calgary Cannons PCLAAAcha231B117--1002751410710911077.9879.21------12395.181.8
1998Calgary Cannons PCLAAAcha23OF2--1-1-21.5000.50------1231.61.4
1999Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha241B99--73254765793786.9917.94------12181.868.8
1999Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha24OF22--30---30301.0001.36------12118.215.3
2000Visalia Oaks CalifA+oak251B1--51--661.0006.00------1100.00.7
2000Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin251B39--34531531381376.9879.64------8844.327.3
2000Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak251B15--1226-141281281.0008.53------1788.210.4
2000Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin25OF9--6---661.0000.67------8810.26.3
2000Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin253B4--23--551.0001.25------884.52.8
2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak251B4-28262-228281.0007.001.00-----580.02.5
2001Modesto A's CalifA+oak26OF4--2---221.0000.50------666.72.9
2001Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26DH12---------------3237.57.4
2001Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26LF7-45101-111111.0001.570.24-----3221.94.3
2001Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak261B6-1415--215151.0002.501.07-----3218.83.7
2002Modesto A's CalifA+oak271B1--5---551.0005.00------250.00.7
2002Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak271B39--34217219361359.9949.21------8545.927.1
2002Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak27OF26--35-1-3635.9721.35------8530.618.1
2003Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn28OF28--331--34341.0001.21------9031.119.4
2003Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn281B24--19610-172062061.0008.58------9026.716.7
2003Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn283B1---2--221.0002.00------901.10.7
2005Pensacola Pelicans CentralIndy-301B9--7813-691911.00010.11------9100.09.8
Ind Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B9--7813-691911.00010.11------90.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B57-4229714-233113111.0005.467.40-----570.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH14---------------140.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF7-45101-111111.0001.570.24-----70.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B408--33552373430136263592.9918.80------4080.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF87--10512-108106.9811.22------870.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B5--25--771.0001.40------50.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B33--27325231300298.9939.03------330.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF7--111--12121.0001.71------70.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF4--2---221.0000.50------40.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B2--101--11111.0005.50------20.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B172--14781082010616061586.9889.22------1720.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B42--34728824383375.9798.93------420.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF4--4---441.0001.00------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1994Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha19--42------4-
1995Hickory Crawdads SALAcha20--120--------
1996South Bend Silver Hawks MidwAcha21--52--------
1996Birmingham Barons SouAAcha21--33------7-
1997Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha22--75--------
1997Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22--47--1----2
1998Calgary Cannons PCLAAAcha23--117------2-
1999Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha24--99------22-
2000Visalia Oaks CalifA+oak25--1--------
2000Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin25--39--4---9-
2000Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak25--15--------
2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25--4--------
2001Modesto A's CalifA+oak26---------4-
2001Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26--6---7---12
2002Modesto A's CalifA+oak27--1--------
2002Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak27--39------26-
2003Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn28--24--1---28-
2005Pensacola Pelicans CentralInd-30--9--------

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1998Pacific Coast League All-Star (1B)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2003-08-18Released by Padres 
2002-11-20ContractSigned by Padres 
2002-09-30Free AgentGranted free agency 
2002-03-30InjuredDisabled -- - 
2000-07-31TradeTraded by Twins to Athletics for Danny Ardoin. 
1999-09-29Claimed on waivers by Twins from White Sox. 
1994-05-01Contractsigned 
* 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
1997Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll22150,000-76635-1,182,177150,000150,000
2000Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll25175,000-79530-1,394,248200,000325,000
2001Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll26205,000-74730181,897,758200,000530,000
* 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