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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Samuel Sosa
Stat Years
1986-2007  [mlb] 1989-2007
Height/Weight
6-0 / 220
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
RF (1396) ... OF (1217) ... DH (133) ... CF (34)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
High School
None listed
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Texas Rangers in 1985
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Omar Minaya
MLB Debut
1989-06-16 - Boxscore  (Age: 20.216)
Service Time
16.049 (2006)
Organizations
CHN [13] TEX [5] CHA [3] BAL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 464 ... retro id: sosas001 ... mlbam id: 122544
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1986Gulf Coast Rangers GCLRktex-17of---1612293863191428113225100200.275.336.419.7552539624.275.144.3358.7020.162.3257.21.5838.1
    1987Gastonia RangersSALAtex-18of---21295197314527411592282112350300.279.312.410.72254821342.198.131.3453.8322.455.8647.22.0129.0
    1988Charlotte RangersFSLA+tex-19of---313150770116131295142243510640300.229.282.355.63754918034.231.126.2716.3819.313.0356.31.6429.3
    1989Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex2420of---46627345811547311611155232200.297.338.458.79629512526.234.161.3435.0817.633.4739.02.3732.1
    1989Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcha-20of---413497183015317600000.367.446.490.93656244.306.123.40512.5010.710.8649.01.7922.2
    1989Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-20of---41039242003422800000.103.146.154.3004162.154.051.1294.8819.514.000.00.0050.0
    1989Texas RangersALMLBtex1720ofL-S-E-P4258482030130202004003.238.238.310.54888264.048.072.3020.0022.730.0084.01.1420.0
    1989Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2520ofL-S-E-P4339919275031073112721223.273.351.414.765115418.293.141.3389.5723.482.4533.02.6129.6
    1990Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2521ofL-S-E-P51535327212426101570321633150626410.233.282.404.68657921551.263.171.2925.7025.914.5535.52.5941.1
    1991Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcha-22of---63211619317231993173210300.267.358.440.7981375112.371.173.33312.4123.361.8838.72.1938.7
    1991Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2522ofL-S-E-P611631639641011033136149825125.203.240.335.57533810621.199.132.2584.1428.997.0031.62.9632.8
    1992Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-23of---7519362001501201010.316.350.421.7712182.421.105.3534.769.522.000.00.0033.3
    1992Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2123ofL-S-E-P767262416872825157196344214.260.317.393.71029110317.237.133.3116.5321.653.3232.82.7525.0
    1993Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2124ofL-S-E-P8159598921562553393361138135401614.261.309.485.79464129063.329.224.2855.9321.063.5518.15.1540.4
    1994Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2125ofL-S-E-P91054265912817625702213259221417.300.339.545.88445823248.324.245.3295.4620.093.6817.05.4637.5
    1995Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2126ofL-S-E-P10144564891511733611934758134502118.268.340.500.84062928256.383.232.2909.2221.302.3115.75.7237.1
    1996Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2127rfL-S-E-P11124498841362124010018534134504614.273.323.564.88754128163.386.291.2936.2824.773.9412.47.3946.3
    1997Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2128rfL-S-E-P121626429016131436119221245174205916.251.300.480.78069430871.315.229.2866.4825.073.8717.85.1944.1
    1998Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2129rfL-S-E-P1315964313419820066158189731711051420.308.377.6471.02472241686.467.339.32110.1123.682.349.79.1443.4
    1999Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2130rfL-S-E-P14162625114180242631417878171306817.288.367.6351.00271239789.470.347.29510.9624.022.199.98.8549.4
    2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2131rfL-S-E-P151566041061933815013874911682081912.320.406.6341.04070538389.470.314.36312.9123.831.8512.17.0946.1
    2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2132rfL-S-E-P1616057714618934564160021161536012376.328.437.7371.174711425103.607.409.33616.3221.521.329.09.0054.5
    2002Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2133rfL-S-E-P1715055612216019249108201031443041514.288.399.594.99366633070.495.306.30215.4721.621.4011.47.3643.8
    2003Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2134rfL-S-E-P1813751799144220401030162143505914.279.358.553.91158928662.393.274.30710.5324.282.3112.96.7943.1
    2004West Tennessee Diamond JaxxSouAAchn-35rf---1926021001001200000.333.429.500.929731.333.167.50014.2928.572.000.00.0050.0
    2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2135rfL-S-E-P19126478691212103580005613320349.253.332.517.84953924756.381.264.27510.3924.682.3813.76.4946.3
    2005Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2136rf-dhL-S-E-P2010238039841511445113984203315.221.295.376.67142414330.258.155.2469.2019.812.1527.13.3035.7
    2007Texas RangersALMLBtex2138dhL-S-E-P211144125310424121920034112305311.252.311.468.77945419346.299.216.2927.4924.673.2919.64.6344.2
    MLB Totals (19 yrs)23548813147524083794560916672341079292306591778154202.273.344.534.878989647041033.380.261.3019.3923.302.4814.56.1542.9
    National League Totals (13 yrs)181169901245198529632545141418179798181544561140155.284.358.569.92778983980873.414.285.30710.1022.982.2712.86.9044.0
    American League Totals (6 yrs)543182323042383136425353281314911512171447.232.287.397.6841998724160.251.165.2796.5624.573.7528.53.2037.8
    Minor League Totals4491757257466892335198112521213821331310.265.315.402.7171907706147.240.137.3196.3520.033.1650.21.8431.5
    Minor: Rk Totals612293863191428113225100200.275.336.419.7552539624.275.144.3358.7020.162.3257.21.5838.1
    Minor: A Totals1295197314527411592282112350300.279.312.410.72254821342.198.131.3453.8322.455.8647.22.0129.0
    Minor: A+ Totals13150770116131295142243510640300.229.282.355.63754918034.231.126.2716.3819.313.0356.31.6429.3
    Minor: AA Totals6827945831647321611165432200.297.340.459.79930212827.237.162.3455.3017.883.3839.92.3232.5
    Minor: AAA Totals602233159142428216274811310.265.343.399.7422558920.323.134.31610.5918.821.7855.81.5733.9
    Chicago Cubs Totals (13 yrs)181169901245198529632545141418179798181544561140155.284.358.569.92778983980873.414.285.30710.1022.982.2712.86.9044.0
    Chicago White Sox Totals (3 yrs)3029471302154111281135225582751089818.227.276.382.658103236280.245.155.2865.6226.654.7433.82.7137.2
    Texas Rangers Totals (2 yrs)1394966112427122950234132345314.250.299.442.74154221950.256.192.2946.2724.353.8822.54.0640.3
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (1 yrs)10238039841511445113984203315.221.295.376.67142414330.258.155.2469.2019.812.1527.13.3035.7
    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
    1986Gulf Coast Rangers GCLRk17OF6100.092961107101.9441.700.0098.4100.01
    1987Gastonia RangersSALA18OF11300.018312174212195.9201.700.0080.787.62
    1988Charlotte RangersFSLA+19OF13100.02271173245238.9711.800.0095.6100.01
    1989Tulsa DrillersTexAA20OF6600.0110740121117.9671.800.0048.5100.03
    1989Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAA20OF1300.04310044441.0003.400.009.2100.08
    1989Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA20OF1000.0220202422.9172.200.006.9100.09
    1989Chicago White SoxALMLB20OF330258.1611206462.9691.900.2420.5100.06
    1989Texas RangersALMLB20OF190141.0331203634.9441.800.2411.776.07
    1989Chicago White SoxALMLB20DH600.0000000.0000.000.003.718.27
    1990Chicago White SoxALMLB21OF15201,255.031514131342329.9622.200.2693.899.31
    1991Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAA22OF3000.09523010097.9703.200.0022.293.87
    1991Chicago White SoxALMLB22OF1110782.1214660226220.9732.000.2868.595.73
    1991Chicago White SoxALMLB22DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.21.79
    1992Iowa CubsAmerAAA23OF500.01400014141.0002.800.003.5100.010
    1992Chicago CubsNLMLB23OF670573.1145461155149.9612.200.2641.4100.04
    1993Chicago CubsNLMLB24OF15801,363.13441794370361.9762.300.2697.599.41
    1994Chicago CubsNLMLB25OF1050930.1248572260253.9732.400.2792.9100.01
    1995Chicago CubsNLMLB26OF14301,274.032013134346333.9622.300.2699.399.31
    1996Chicago CubsNLMLB27RF12400.025515101280270.9642.200.0076.5100.01
    1997Chicago CubsNLMLB28RF16100.03241681348340.9772.100.0099.499.41
    1998Chicago CubsNLMLB29CF700.01500015151.0002.100.004.34.45
    1998Chicago CubsNLMLB29RF15600.03191492342333.9742.100.0095.798.11
    1999Chicago CubsNLMLB30CF2500.0773108180.9883.200.0015.415.43
    1999Chicago CubsNLMLB30RF14600.0322583335327.9762.200.0090.190.11
    2000Chicago CubsNLMLB31CF2010.02000221.0001.000.201.21.35
    2000Chicago CubsNLMLB31RF15601,373.13163101329319.9702.000.2396.3100.01
    2001Chicago CubsNLMLB32RF16001,385.0326861340334.9822.100.2498.8100.01
    2002Chicago CubsNLMLB33RF15001,294.1284761297291.9801.900.2292.6100.01
    2003Chicago CubsNLMLB34RF1371361,178.2212251219214.9771.600.1884.6100.01
    2004Chicago CubsNLMLB35RF1241241,097.2238542247243.9842.000.2276.598.41
    2004Chicago CubsNLMLB35DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.21.62
    2005Baltimore OriolesALMLB36RF6666577.0121331127124.9761.900.2140.764.72
    2005Baltimore OriolesALMLB36DH3500.0000000.0000.000.0021.634.32
    2007Texas RangersALMLB38RF1616131.03210033331.0002.100.259.914.05
    2007Texas RangersALMLB38DH8800.0000000.0000.000.0054.377.21
    MLB Totals - (CF)34010943109897.9902.909.700.00.00
    MLB Totals - (RF)13963427,036274979691428972828.9762.000.400.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)78800168061581217991741.9682.200.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)13300000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)5800174350182177.9733.100.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)6600110740121117.9671.800.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)131002271173245238.9711.800.000.00.00
    A Totals - (OF)1130018312174212195.9201.700.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (OF)610092961107101.9441.700.000.00.00
    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
    1986Minor---------61-
    1987Minor---------113-
    1988Minor---------131-
    1989MLB---------526
    1989Minor---------89-
    1990MLB---------152-
    1991MLB---------1112
    1991Minor---------30-
    1992MLB---------67-
    1992Minor---------5-
    1993MLB---------158-
    1994MLB---------105-
    1995MLB---------143-
    1996MLB--------124--
    1997MLB--------161--
    1998MLB-------7156--
    1999MLB-------25146--
    2000MLB-------2156--
    2001MLB--------160--
    2002MLB--------150--
    2003MLB--------137--
    2004MLB--------124-2
    2005MLB--------66-35
    2007MLB--------16-88
    Totals-------3413961217133