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Jose SantiagoHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1994-2008 MLB Years: 1997-2005
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PositionsP-625Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJose Rafael Santiago
Height6-3Weight215BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 5,1974 [43.106]PlaceFajardo,Puerto Rico
High SchoolCarlos Escobar Lopez (Loiza,PR)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals in the 70th round (1627th overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Baltimore Orioles in the 36th round (996th overall) of the 1992 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutJune 7,1997 [22.214]
OrganizationsKCA [8] NYN [3] PHI [2] CHA [1] CLE [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID509Retrosheet IDsantj002MLBAM ID121696
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts16Walks70Hittable37SO/BB37vsPower37Hitting0Durability61Team.494Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1994Gulf Coast RoyalsGCLRkkca-Rel19102.371019007219.0177517102101.268.050.473.324.741.431.000-
1995Spokane IndiansNwstA-kca-Rel20243.14220220010148.2602617120323001.6411.100.183.705.921.60.333-
1996Lansing LugnutsMidwAkca-R/CL21762.575405400461977.0783422421553101.299.120.472.456.432.62.538-
1997Lansing LugnutsMidwAkca-Rel22102.08909006113.010630680001.236.92--4.155.541.331.000-
1997Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+kca-Rel22114.9140400423.23320110001.097.36--2.452.451.00.500-
1997Wichita WranglersTexAAkca-Rel22214.0022022008327.032131218120001.4810.670.332.674.001.50.667-
1997Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0423.50350350018643.2452217115210001.379.270.213.094.331.40.6673.48
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca49Rel22001.9340400304.27210210011.9313.50--3.861.930.50-4.61
1998Wichita WranglersTexAAkca-R/CL23343.615205200412272.0793629927311001.479.831.123.363.861.15.429-
1998Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-Rel23007.0440400217.210960541001.9611.74--5.874.700.80--
1998Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--R/CL0343.945605600432379.1894535932352001.5110.011.013.603.941.09.4294.93
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca46Rel23009.0020200202.04220020002.0018.00----9.000.00-1.14
1999Gulf Coast RoyalsGCLRkkca-ST24001.8033000005.01110040000.201.80----7.200.00--
1999Wichita WranglersTexAAkca-S/R24012.0042200109.08220000000.898.00------0.00.000-
1999Omaha Golden SpikesPCLAAAkca-Rel24000.0010100001.23000000001.8016.20------0.00--
1999Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0011.72853001015.212330040000.776.89----2.300.00.0002.62
1999Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca46Rel24343.42340340015247.0462318714152121.278.751.332.662.851.07.4295.44
2000Omaha Golden SpikesPCLAAAkca-Rel25013.1811011007417.0197623141001.2910.061.061.597.414.67.000-
2000Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca46Rel25863.91450450020269.0703330726440031.399.130.913.395.741.69.5714.44
2001Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca46Rel26226.7520020006029.040222229151011.6712.270.612.764.601.67.5003.94
2001Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi40Rel26243.6153053005062.0662525313280001.279.530.431.884.042.15.3333.40
2002Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-Rel27321.29220220020728.0286407211001.259.00--2.256.753.00.600-
2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi40Rel27136.7042042007047.0563535715301031.5110.721.342.875.742.00.2504.77
2003Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle60Rel28332.4325421005266.2792518122330001.5110.660.132.974.451.50.500-
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle48Rel28132.8425025004031.2371110214150001.6110.520.573.984.261.07.2504.23
2004Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha-Rel29994.34571560025787.0895142635472001.439.210.623.624.861.34.500-
2005Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn29S/R30764.262917120010122.213862581040612001.4510.120.732.934.481.53.538-
2005New York MetsNLMLBnyn33Rel30003.1840400105.210220230012.1215.88--3.184.761.50-3.55
2007New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAnyn40S/R32785.643217150030119.215579751439523001.6211.661.052.933.911.33.467-
2008New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAnyn40Rel33525.38432410012187.011657521715451001.5112.001.761.554.663.00.714-
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter17224.36229022900634296.0336155145289515341111.4410.110.842.864.611.61.4361.26
Minor League Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter51483.92404473570019872808.09254243546625643020201.4510.250.732.844.771.68.515-
AAA Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter34314.3722441183007522535.06372962615016627711001.4910.670.842.784.641.67.523-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter563.5778276005025108.011951431035431001.429.890.832.913.571.23.455-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter114.9140400423.23320110001.097.36--2.452.451.00.500-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter862.506306300522090.0884025427633101.288.800.402.706.302.33.571-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter243.14220220010148.2602617120323001.6411.100.183.705.921.60.333-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter102.251349007224.0188617142101.046.750.382.635.252.001.000-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter13124.31105010500464151.016782731651773171.439.870.953.014.551.51.520-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter374.949509500120109.012260601028581031.3710.040.822.304.772.07.300-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter132.8425025004031.2371110214150001.6110.520.573.984.261.07.250-
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter003.1840400105.210220230012.1215.88--3.184.761.50--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13164.36168016800463220.024711410721701133181.4410.110.842.864.611.61.4481.26
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14133.921091396005420220.02511159618691175101.4510.250.732.844.771.68.519-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi40p26503000000001300000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.333.17625.0075.003.000.000.000.00
2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi40p27382000000001100000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.500.23533.3333.331.000.000.000.00
2005Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn29p3088000001000100100.000.000.000.000009.000.000.000.0000.0011.110.000.000.000.00
2007New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAnyn403232331110000001903002.030.030.061.0912136.071.031.030.0380.0052.780.000.000.00100.00
2008New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAnyn4033435000000000301001.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter885000000002400000.000.286.000.286007.000.000.400.00028.5757.142.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter83461110010002304103.022.021.043.0642151.042.021.022.0000.0045.100.000.000.00100.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter83461110010002304103.022.021.043.0642151.042.021.022.0000.0045.100.000.000.00100.00
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter885000000002400000.000.286.000.286007.000.000.400.00028.5757.142.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1629000000004700000.000.286.000.2860013.000.000.400.00028.5757.142.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162902220020004508206.022.021.043.06442100.042.021.022.0000.0045.100.000.000.00100.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1994Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca19P10--24-2661.0000.60------10100.016.9
1995Spokane Indians NwstA-kca20P22--3631129.7500.41------22100.028.9
1996Lansing Lugnuts MidwAkca21P54--317112120.9520.37------54100.038.8
1997Lansing Lugnuts MidwAkca22P9---2-1221.0000.22------9100.06.6
1997Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca22P22--13--441.0000.18------22100.015.7
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca22P4-4-------------4100.02.5
1998Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca23P52--6121-1918.9470.35------52100.037.1
1998Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca23P4---1--111.0000.25------4100.02.5
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23P2-2-1--111.0000.500.50-----2100.01.2
1999Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca24P3---1--111.0000.33------3100.05.0
1999Omaha Golden Spikes PCLAAAkca24P1---------------1100.00.7
1999Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24P34-4744--881.0000.240.17-----34100.021.1
2000Omaha Golden Spikes PCLAAAkca25P11--21--331.0000.27------11100.07.7
2000Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25P45-695101-1615.9380.330.22-----45100.027.8
2001Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26P20-2947--11111.0000.550.38-----20100.012.3
2001Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26P53-62441198.8890.150.13-----53100.032.7
2002Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi27P22---51-65.8330.23------22100.015.3
2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27P42-4734--771.0000.170.15-----42100.026.1
2003Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle28P25--512--17171.0000.68------25100.017.5
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28P25-31132-64.6670.160.13-----25100.015.4
2004Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha29P57--418212422.9170.39------57100.040.1
2005Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn30P29--921-230301.0001.03------29100.020.1
2005New York MetsNLMLBnyn30P4-5-2-1221.0000.500.40-----4100.02.5
2007New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAnyn32P32--13201-3433.9711.03------32100.022.2
2008New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAnyn33P43--49211513.8670.30------43100.030.5
MLB Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P229-2962135426056.9330.240.19-----2290.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 9 season(s)-   P224--378764130124.9540.55------2240.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P74--7151-2322.9570.30------740.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P63--319122322.9570.35------630.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P22--3631129.7500.41------220.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P13--25-2771.0000.54------130.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1994Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca1910----------
1995Spokane Indians NwstA-kca2022----------
1996Lansing Lugnuts MidwAkca2154----------
1997Lansing Lugnuts MidwAkca229----------
1997Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca2222----------
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca224----------
1998Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca2352----------
1998Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca234----------
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca232----------
1999Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca243----------
1999Omaha Golden Spikes PCLAAAkca241----------
1999Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2434----------
2000Omaha Golden Spikes PCLAAAkca2511----------
2000Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2545----------
2001Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2620----------
2001Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2653----------
2002Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi2722----------
2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2742----------
2003Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle2825----------
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2825----------
2004Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha2957----------
2005Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn3029----------
2005New York MetsNLMLBnyn304----------
2007New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAnyn3232----------
2008New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAnyn3343----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2006Puerto RicoWorld Baseball ClassicXXCollege31101.1350500008.0411014000.634.500.001.134.504.001.131.000
2007New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB32000.0010100003.0400011001.6712.000.003.003.001.000.00.000
World Baseball ClassicXX Totals - 1 yrs101.1350500008.0411014000.634.500.001.134.504.001.131.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs000.0010100003.0400011001.6712.000.003.003.001.000.00.000

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1998Texas League All-Star (P)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2004-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-12-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
2003-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2002-11-04ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
2002-10-11Released by Phillies. 
2001-06-05TradeTraded by Royals to Phillies for Paul Byrd. 
1994-07-04Contractsigned 
* 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
1997Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll22150,000-76632-1,182,177150,000150,000
1998Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll23170,000-81238-1,276,192170,000320,000
1999Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll24201,000-79628121,454,491200,000521,000
2000Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll25215,000-69924231,394,248200,000736,000
2001Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll26260,000-62426311,897,758200,000996,000
2001Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll26260,000-62422311,897,758200,000996,000
2002Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll27700,000-44517512,011,045200,0001,696,000
2003Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll28600,000-43911452,163,527300,0002,296,000
2005New York MetsTeam Payroll30300,000-79430-2,189,055300,0002,596,000
* 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