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Raul ChavezTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1990-2011 MLB Years: 1996-2009
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PositionsC-1521, SS-138, 3B-56, 2B-22, 1B-10Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRaul Alexander Chavez
Height5-11Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 18,1973 [45.151]PlaceValencia,Venezuela

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1990 by the Houston Astros.
Signing ScoutsAndres ReinerService Time5.074 (2011)
MLB DebutAugust 30,1996 [23.165]
OrganizationsHOU [11] MON [3] SEA [2] TOR [2] ATL [1] BAL [1] NYA [1] NYN [1] PIT [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID4190Retrosheet IDchavr001MLBAM ID112223
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed29Power31Contact76XBH33RBIs50Runs25Hitting48Durability42Team.491Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1990Gulf Coast AstrosGCLRkhou-ss-2b17481552350810235271222100.323.358.387.745609167.347.064.129.3374.197.191.710.000.0018.00
1991Burlington AstrosMidwAhou-ss1811442054108170341142565103410.257.312.319.63113420462.295.062.114.2905.4114.072.600.65140.0018.52
1992Asheville TouristsSALAhou-c1995348379922124010163941410.284.320.371.69112925373.312.087.135.3124.2910.462.440.54174.0025.25
1993Osceola AstrosFSLA+hou-c20581971345510161181911100.228.261.264.525526208.251.036.076.2403.859.132.380.000.0013.33
1994Jackson GeneralsTexAAhou-c218925117557012210174122135.219.273.259.532658273.257.040.112.2416.2315.022.410.37251.0014.55
1995Jackson GeneralsTexAAhou-c22581881654804250481734217.287.323.394.7177412205.296.107.128.3173.908.292.131.9547.0022.22
1995Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-c22321031427500100181321107.262.325.311.636325115.297.049.117.2936.9611.301.630.000.0018.52
1995Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         902913081130435051630553114.278.324.364.68810617320.296.086.124.3085.009.381.881.2572.7520.99
1996Ottawa LynxILAAAmon-c2360198154910022402113114007.247.290.328.6186512214.285.081.126.2785.1414.492.820.9399.0024.49
1996Montreal ExposNLMLBmon12c2345110000101100001.200.333.200.533106.250.000.400.27016.6716.671.000.000.000.00
1997Ottawa LynxILAAAmon-c2492310317617044613184243319.245.293.339.63210521338.270.094.145.2825.3312.432.331.1877.5027.63
1997Montreal ExposNLMLBmon12c241326070002100500100.269.259.269.5287027.318.000.038.2330.0018.520.000.000.000.00
1998Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea-c257623327526043412224142617.223.294.300.5947010267.247.077.167.2708.2415.361.861.5058.2519.23
1998Ottawa LynxILAAAmon-c251131270001005501001.226.333.226.5597037.269.000.161.27413.5113.511.000.000.000.00
1998Totals for AAA-AAA         8726429596043512274643618.223.299.292.5917710304.250.069.167.2708.8815.131.701.3266.0016.95
1998Seattle MarinersALMLBsea62c2511000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1999Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea-c261023543995201340132863602111.268.331.356.68712624390.317.088.161.3107.1816.152.250.77118.0025.26
2000New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-c27993033174130236303444444512.244.325.307.6329315349.276.063.185.2869.7412.611.290.57151.5020.27
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou46c2714433112015003600125.256.298.372.67016347.270.116.186.2756.3812.772.002.1343.0027.27
2001New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-c2885278388417084011193474129.302.361.450.81112525309.321.148.216.3516.1511.001.792.5934.7529.76
2002New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou25c291113732485100336342150755211.228.278.279.55710413411.252.051.105.2515.1112.172.380.73124.3315.29
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou46c2924111000001010000.250.500.5001.000216.250.250.500.44916.670.000.000.000.00100.00
2003New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-c-3b3010135547972816470213431165111.273.315.408.72314535390.293.135.166.3143.3311.033.311.5459.1736.08
2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou46c3019375101114001600003.270.289.432.72116338.300.162.189.3102.6315.796.002.6337.0030.00
2004Houston AstrosNLMLBhou46c31641629348002301103804039.210.256.259.515428176.274.049.105.2255.6821.593.800.000.0023.53
2005Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou-c3234119930800140052431014.252.299.319.618388128.316.067.109.2753.9118.754.800.000.0026.67
2005Houston AstrosNLMLBhou46c32379961730261041810105.172.210.263.473265105.188.091.141.2103.8117.144.501.9049.5029.41
2006Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal3c3352196185010022100111903317.255.290.337.6276612213.270.082.138.2745.168.921.730.9498.0024.00
2006Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal9,36c331628150000001400000.179.207.179.3865029.208.000.036.1783.4513.794.000.000.000.00
2007Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YanILAAAnya28c3486290296414043110113977109.221.265.310.5759018316.242.089.131.2583.4812.343.551.2772.5028.13
2008Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit25c352685926513130041120000.306.352.494.84642991.324.188.235.3684.4012.092.753.3028.3334.62
2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit37c35421161230401100041410112.259.287.319.606375122.284.060.095.2673.2811.483.500.82116.0016.67
2009Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAtor45c3627010000000000000.143.143.143.286107.143.000.000.1280.000.000.000.000.000.00
2009Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor13c36511591041802151162303004.258.285.346.6315510168.291.088.126.2793.5713.693.831.1979.5024.39
2010Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAtor45c3755200184213032400112232107.210.260.320.5806416217.222.110.165.2605.0710.142.001.3866.6738.10
2011Buffalo BisonsILAAAnyn19c388024112481001220063304507.199.214.253.4676111256.222.054.079.2062.3412.895.500.39241.0022.92
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter263680481572717654231115374629.231.266.304.57020735725.267.073.122.0004.2815.863.710.9797.1422.29
Minor League Totals - 21 Season(s)Filter156652355231318253655606202930870783605021131.252.301.334.63517483145736.279.082.139.0005.3712.332.300.9695.1823.82
AAA Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter10523480345857176343418111821649561443414112.246.299.336.63511682223835.274.090.149.0005.6312.912.291.1280.9325.90
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter19963551159250768143677596519.250.293.323.61620532691.273.073.124.0005.2111.142.141.0190.7120.13
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter581971345510161181911100.228.261.264.525526208.251.036.076.0003.859.132.380.000.0013.33
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter209768912073915812441104144820.270.315.342.65726345835.303.072.124.0004.9112.462.540.60153.6021.74
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter481552350810235271222100.323.358.387.745609167.347.064.129.0004.197.191.710.000.0018.00
Houston Astros Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1363452473151438111968242522.212.255.296.55110220372.251.084.139.0005.1118.283.581.0886.2527.40
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter511591041802151162303004.258.285.346.6315510168.291.088.126.0003.5713.693.831.1979.5024.39
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter421161230401100041410112.259.287.319.606375122.284.060.095.0003.2811.483.500.82116.0016.67
Montreal Expos Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1731180002201600101.258.273.258.5318033.308.000.097.0003.0318.186.000.000.000.00
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1628150000001400000.179.207.179.3865029.208.000.036.0003.4513.794.000.000.000.00
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624193097171440211971242418.231.266.304.57012822447.267.073.122.0004.2815.863.710.9797.1422.29
Average Minor - Per 162 games16254254136261663233273965214.252.301.334.63518132593.279.082.139.0005.3712.332.300.9695.1823.82

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1990Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou17SS25--3373414110106.9644.24------4852.139.7
1990Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou172B21--33465108479.9403.76------4843.833.3
1990Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou173B1--1---111.0001.00------482.11.6
1991Burlington Astros MidwAhou18SS112--1412934154475434.9143.88------11498.281.8
1991Burlington Astros MidwAhou183B2--3---331.0001.50------1141.81.5
1992Asheville Tourists SALAhou19C77--45677135546533.9766.92-----229581.155.0
1993Osceola Astros FSLA+hou20C57--3036256370365.9866.40-----115898.343.8
1994Jackson Generals TexAAhou21C86--5636498636627.9867.29-----108996.663.7
1995Jackson Generals TexAAhou22C55--3165258373368.9876.69-----75894.840.7
1995Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou22C32--2033953247242.9807.56-----432100.022.4
1996Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon23C60--3635043417413.9906.88-----460100.042.3
1996Montreal ExposNLMLBmon23C3--14---14141.0004.67------475.01.9
1997Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon24C89--59377159685670.9787.53-----99296.763.6
1997Montreal ExposNLMLBmon24C13--478-155551.0004.23-5362.5113100.08.0
1998Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea25C74--52370612599593.9908.01-----27697.451.4
1998Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon25C11--7115-286861.0007.82-----211100.07.7
1998Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25C1--3---331.0003.00------1100.00.6
1999Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea26C95--6647495747738.9887.77-----910293.168.3
1999Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea261B1---------------1021.00.7
1999Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea263B1--12--331.0003.00------1021.00.7
1999Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea26SS1--24--661.0006.00------1021.00.7
1999Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea262B1--221-54.8004.00------1021.00.7
2000New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou27C92--5715283631623.9876.77-----79992.964.8
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27C14-110676117473.9865.210.669281.8-14100.08.6
2001New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou28C82--53362510600595.9927.26-----38596.559.0
2001New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou283B1---3--331.0003.00------851.20.7
2001New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou281B1---------------851.20.7
2002New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou29C107--7347779818811.9917.58-----411196.474.3
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29C2-1410---10101.0005.000.71-----2100.01.2
2003New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou30C58--3054566356350.9836.03-----210157.447.5
2003New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou303B40--268257113108.9562.70------10139.632.8
2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30C16777553--58581.0003.630.752340.0-1984.29.9
2004Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31C61484233952942428424.9916.951.00231167.626495.337.7
2005Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou32C34--2231924244242.9927.12------34100.023.6
2005Houston AstrosNLMLBhou32C36302532131922234232.9916.440.9271138.913797.322.2
2006Bowie Baysox EastAAbal33C45--3405058395390.9878.67-----55286.531.9
2006Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33C15875605116665.9854.330.872340.0-1693.89.3
2007Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya34C74--5475178605598.9888.08-----48686.051.7
2007Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya343B8--320212523.9202.88------869.35.6
2007Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya341B6--394-543431.0007.17------867.04.2
2008Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit35C23--14120-21611611.0007.00-----22688.516.0
2008Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit351B2--18--218181.0009.00------267.71.4
2008Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit353B2--23--551.0002.50------267.71.4
2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35C35312781882312212211.9956.030.76131252.034283.321.6
2009Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAtor36C2--1621-1918.9479.00-2250.0-2100.01.4
2009Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor36C51443993274022369367.9957.200.92291861.7551100.031.5
2010Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAtor37C43--266324-302298.9876.93-271662.825578.229.9
2010Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAtor373B1---12-31.3331.00------551.80.7
2011Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn38C78--5276238592589.9957.55-373352.938097.554.5
MLB Totals for C - 11 season(s)-   C24716816291379133111115231512.9936.120.93906358.8122470.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 15 season(s)-   C954--6280747828471097027.9887.37-665156.4579540.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 6 season(s)-   3B53--3211198152143.9412.70------530.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B10--574-761611.0006.10------100.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--221-54.8004.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1--24--661.0006.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C186--1219166192414041385.9867.45-----221860.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C57--3036256370365.9866.40-----11570.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS112--1412934154475434.9143.88------1120.00.0
A Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C77--45677135546533.9766.92-----22770.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2--3---331.0001.50------20.00.0
Rk Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS25--3373414110106.9644.24------250.00.0
Rk Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B21--33465108479.9403.76------210.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1990Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou17---21251-----
1991Burlington Astros MidwAhou18----1122-----
1992Asheville Tourists SALAhou19-77---------
1993Osceola Astros FSLA+hou20-57---------
1994Jackson Generals TexAAhou21-86---------
1995Jackson Generals TexAAhou22-55---------
1995Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou22-32---------
1996Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon23-60---------
1996Montreal ExposNLMLBmon23-3---------
1997Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon24-89---------
1997Montreal ExposNLMLBmon24-13---------
1998Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea25-74---------
1998Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon25-11---------
1998Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25-1---------
1999Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea26-951111-----
2000New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou27-92---------
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27-14---------
2001New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou28-821--1-----
2002New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou29-107---------
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29-2---------
2003New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou30-58---40-----
2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30-16---------
2004Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31-61---------
2005Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou32-34---------
2005Houston AstrosNLMLBhou32-36---------
2006Bowie Baysox EastAAbal33-45---------
2006Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33-15---------
2007Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya34-746--8-----
2008Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit35-232--2-----
2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35-35---------
2009Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAtor36-2---------
2009Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor36-51---------
2010Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAtor37-43---1-----
2011Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn38-78---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2004Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB3125130011000001000.600.6001.2001.800616.500.600.6000.000.000.0016.675.0033.33
2004Houston AstrosChamp. SeriesMLB3124010001000100001.250.250.250.500104.333.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2005Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB3211000000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.00050.000.000.000.000.000.00
2006Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB331831560002001510002.194.242.194.4366033.231.000.0323.0315.155.000.000.000.00
2007New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB341118250015000100100.278.263.444.7078119.235.166.1670.005.260.005.2618.0020.00
2008Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB351118351023000200000.278.278.667.94512318.214.389.3890.0011.110.0011.119.0060.00
2009Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB361123382001001000001.348.375.435.81010224.348.087.1304.170.000.000.000.0025.00
2010Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB371120142002000310100.200.227.300.5276222.222.100.1000.0013.640.000.000.0050.00
2011New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB381013120000000001002.154.154.154.3082014.154.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs721231530503130021121205.244.264.358.622448130.243.114.1301.548.465.502.3141.0026.67
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs36130011001001000.500.5711.0001.571618.400.500.66712.500.000.0012.506.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs24010001000100001.250.250.250.500104.333.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2008Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB35000.0010100001.0100000001.009.000.000.000.0000.00.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs000.0010100001.0100000001.009.000.000.000.0000.00.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-01-25ContractSigned by Mets 
2009-12-11ContractSigned by Blue Jays 
2008-12-22ContractSigned by Blue Jays to minor league contract 
2008-01-11ContractSigned by Pirates to minor league contract 
2007-01-12Invited to spring training by Yankees 
2006-03-31Claimed off waivers by Orioles from Astros 
2000-01-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
2000-01-04ContractSigned by Astros 
1999-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-05-08TradeTraded by Expos to Mariners for Robert Perez. 
1995-12-20TradeTraded by Astros with Dave Veres to Expos for Sean Berry. 
1990-01-10ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
* 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
1996Montreal ExposTeam Payroll23109,000-78632-957,870109,000109,000
1997Montreal ExposTeam Payroll24150,000-76634-1,182,177150,000259,000
1998Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll25170,000-81239-1,276,192170,000429,000
2000Houston AstrosTeam Payroll27175,000-79535-1,394,248200,000604,000
2002Houston AstrosTeam Payroll29200,000-75729-2,011,045200,000804,000
2003Houston AstrosTeam Payroll30300,000-70329-2,163,527300,0001,104,000
2004Houston AstrosTeam Payroll31315,000-66426272,070,100300,0001,419,000
2005Houston AstrosTeam Payroll32360,000-57519372,189,055300,0001,779,000
2006Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll33400,000-53322342,365,072327,0002,179,000
2008Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll35390,000-75330-2,696,252390,0002,569,000
2009Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll36400,000-72429-2,746,792400,0002,969,000
* 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