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Ruben GotayTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2017 MLB Years: 2004-2008
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Positions2B-963, 3B-409, 1B-35, LF-14, SS-10, DH-2, P-1Position when DraftedIFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRuben A. Gotay Jr.
Height5-11Weight160BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 25,1982 [35.237]PlaceRio Piedras,Puerto Rico
CollegeIndian Hills Community College-Centerville (Centerville,IA)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 31st round (914th overall) of the 2000 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsJohnny RamosService Time2.170 (2011)
MLB DebutAugust 3,2004 [21.221]
OrganizationsKCA [6] ATL [3] NYN [2] SLN [2] ARI [1] CIN [1] MIA [1] TOR [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID5488Retrosheet IDgotar001MLBAM ID430905
RelationshipsSon of Ruben Gotay, Nephew of Julio Gotay
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed41Power62Contact53XBH57RBIs64Runs45Hitting61Durability58Team.471Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001Gulf Coast RoyalsGCLRkkca-2b1852184295815131956262202112.315.398.457.8558419213.344.142.277.37312.2110.330.851.4161.3332.76
2002Burlington BeesMidwAkca62b1913350987145429983547311084915.285.377.456.83323260603.341.171.316.36412.1118.241.511.4956.5641.38
2003Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+kca62b201345026813131297281609774917.261.343.384.72719342582.301.123.257.32210.3116.671.621.5555.7832.06
2004Wichita WranglersTexAAkca72b2110640471117226968910516069509.290.373.441.81417837475.318.151.275.35710.7412.631.181.8944.8931.62
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca302b21441521741731160193621204.270.315.375.6905711166.342.105.158.3035.4221.694.000.60152.0026.83
2005Wichita WranglersTexAAkca82b222811022278031502121300002.245.320.400.7204411122.255.155.245.3189.8410.661.082.4636.6740.74
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca302b2286282326414252922225144503.227.288.344.6329721317.255.117.195.2796.9416.092.321.5856.4032.81
2006Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-2b23873374589162943712667452013.264.322.404.72613627374.304.140.234.3186.9517.912.582.4137.4430.34
2006Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn72b2342154194112132145102922102.266.317.416.7336416169.309.150.208.3185.9217.162.901.7851.3339.02
2006Totals for AAA-AAA         1294916413028312641163696673015.265.321.407.72820043543.306.142.226.3186.6317.682.672.2140.9233.08
2007New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAnyn-2b24238212217121311141410102.256.367.439.806361098.284.183.354.35614.2914.291.002.0441.0047.62
2007New York MetsNLMLBnyn62b2498190255612042433164213112.295.351.421.7728016211.359.126.211.3407.5819.912.631.9047.5028.57
2008Richmond BravesILAAAatl82b25312130001001210000.250.357.250.6073014.300.000.083.2957.1414.292.000.000.000.00
2008Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl83b25881021024502811133202004.235.322.343.665357117.324.108.235.30211.1127.352.461.7151.0029.17
2009Reno AcesPCLAAAari63b-2b26118371651012921157241026913215.272.429.450.87916742479.307.178.447.39321.2914.410.682.3033.7341.58
2010Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln123b27139473841353011370059511661239.285.410.436.84620644577.353.151.340.37916.4620.101.222.2536.3832.59
2011Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl112b2872245286242325632836024011.253.325.322.647799279.281.069.196.29310.0412.901.291.0881.6714.52
2011New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAflo123b-1b286220530498162251294532007.239.342.376.7187715239.279.137.298.32412.1318.831.552.5134.1730.61
2011Totals for AAA-AAA         134450581111239471145781344018.247.333.347.68015624518.280.100.242.30711.0015.641.421.7450.0021.62
2012Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAtor122b29227814273001430131900111.346.435.385.82030392.450.039.244.36614.1320.651.460.000.0011.11
2012Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl43b295718131448152210314610023.243.357.381.7386914213.300.138.315.32814.5521.601.482.3536.2031.82
2012Totals for AAA-AAA         79259457111153640446510134.274.380.382.7629917305.347.108.293.33914.4321.311.481.6451.8023.94
2013Springfield CardinalsTexAAsln3b301334987513931016891677295006320.279.366.438.80421847576.313.159.321.35312.5016.491.322.7831.1333.81
2014Louisville BatsILAAAcin182b31136518861322211759336112710415.255.332.400.73220740584.304.145.263.32610.4521.752.082.9130.4730.30
2015Saltillo SaraperosMexAAA-3238321003005300200.250.467.375.8423115.286.125.750.37133.3320.000.600.000.0050.00
2016Long Island DucksAtlInd-331073634110018176300569031540.275.372.388.76014126428.343.113.267.33413.0821.031.611.6451.8626.00
2016Saltillo SaraperosMexAAA-33416130012010400001.188.188.375.5636116.182.187.125.2360.0025.000.006.2516.0033.33
2017Long Island DucksAtlInd--346922632599062830474521120.261.391.381.7728615277.301.120.341.34416.9716.250.962.1737.6725.42
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter31672684185385127767601617108113.255.315.371.68626955811.308.116.197.0007.4019.852.681.4860.5029.73
Minor League Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter13544887771132628930119698755470997441344914104.271.365.416.78120324385720.314.145.294.00012.4017.031.372.0841.0733.03
AAA Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter768268041970914012703523224415577201519859.265.365.404.76910832223149.311.139.297.00013.1818.321.392.2238.2931.31
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter26710121682836162817225191351686911331.280.364.435.799440951173.308.155.294.00011.5114.321.242.3936.1433.57
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1345026813131297281609774917.261.343.384.72719342582.301.123.257.00010.3116.671.621.5555.7832.06
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13350987145429983547311084915.285.377.456.83323260603.341.171.316.00012.1118.241.511.4956.5641.38
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter52184295815131956262202112.315.398.457.8558419213.344.142.277.00012.2110.330.851.4161.3332.76
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1765897315927113913010313552660.270.380.385.76522741705.327.115.295.00014.6119.151.311.8445.3125.79
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1304344910521564523318765707.242.297.355.65215432483.284.113.182.0006.4218.012.811.2472.3330.48
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter98190255612042433164213112.295.351.421.7728016211.359.126.211.0007.5819.912.631.9047.5028.57
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter881021024502811133202004.235.322.343.665357117.324.108.235.00011.1127.352.461.7151.0029.17
Average MLB - Per 162 games162372439519363934318345417.255.315.371.68613828416.308.116.197.0007.4019.852.681.4860.5029.73
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625859215935414849685117546212.271.365.416.78124352684.314.145.294.00012.4017.031.372.0841.0733.03

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2013Springfield CardinalsTexAAslnRel300118.0010100101.01221120002.009.009.009.0018.002.00.000-
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0118.0010100101.01221120002.009.009.009.0018.002.00.000-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0118.0010100101.01221120002.009.009.009.0018.002.00.000-
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings022018.002200220002200220.02204404402202204400002.009.009.009.0018.002.00.000-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2001Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca182B47--821051222199187.9403.98------5290.478.3
2001Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca183B2--241176.8573.00------523.83.3
2002Burlington Bees MidwAkca192B115--2663381788621604.9735.25------13386.582.7
2002Burlington Bees MidwAkca193B10--715-322221.0002.20------1337.57.2
2003Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca202B128--1993791682594578.9734.52------13495.5106.7
2004Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca212B105--1903161557521506.9714.82------10699.175.5
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca212B42413687897329178175.9834.170.48-----4495.525.9
2005Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca222B27--5072-141221221.0004.52------2896.419.3
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca222B8174666156231851395387.9804.780.58-----8694.250.0
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca22DH2---------------862.31.2
2006Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca232B80--1172291156357346.9694.33------8792.055.6
2006Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn232B37--7988219169167.9884.51------4288.126.2
2006Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn233B2---6-1661.0003.00------424.81.4
2006Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn23SS2--36-1991.0004.50------424.81.4
2007New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAnyn242B18--46452159391.9785.06------2378.312.5
2007New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAnyn24SS3--36--991.0003.00------2313.02.1
2007New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAnyn243B2--36--991.0004.50------238.71.4
2007New York MetsNLMLBnyn242B37332967271314146143.9793.860.48-----9837.822.8
2007New York MetsNLMLBnyn24SS522045-1991.0001.800.45-----985.13.1
2007New York MetsNLMLBnyn243B2111-5--551.0002.500.45-----982.01.2
2008Richmond Braves ILAAAatl252B2--27--991.0004.50------366.71.4
2008Richmond Braves ILAAAatl253B1--22--441.0004.00------333.30.7
2008Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl253B106642132-1715.8821.500.23-----8811.46.2
2008Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl252B3326310-213131.0004.330.50-----883.41.9
2009Reno Aces PCLAAAari263B67--261201413160146.9132.18------11856.846.9
2009Reno Aces PCLAAAari262B41--8488722179172.9614.20------11834.728.7
2010Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln273B103--681881716273256.9382.49------13974.171.5
2010Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln272B27--4562215109107.9823.96------13919.418.8
2010Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln271B6--446-950501.0008.33------1394.34.2
2011Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl282B61--108127732242235.9713.85------7284.742.7
2011New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAflo283B31--1640436056.9331.81------6250.021.7
2011New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAflo281B18--1368111145144.9938.00------6229.012.6
2011Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl283B7--561-1211.9171.57------729.74.9
2011New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAflo282B4--914-423231.0005.75------626.52.8
2012Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl293B47--327256109104.9542.21------5782.532.6
2012Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAtor292B22--5377320133130.9775.91------22100.015.4
2012Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl292B6--519-224241.0004.00------5710.54.2
2012Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl291B2--6---661.0003.00------573.51.4
2013Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln303B102--512011514267252.9442.47------13376.773.9
2013Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln301B1--1---111.0001.00------1330.80.7
2013Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln30P1---------------1330.80.7
2014Louisville Bats ILAAAcin312B80--161204764372365.9814.56------13658.855.9
2014Louisville Bats ILAAAcin313B23--1246616458.9062.52------13616.916.1
2014Louisville Bats ILAAAcin31LF14--2811-3029.9672.07------13610.39.8
2014Louisville Bats ILAAAcin311B8--514165655.9826.88------1365.95.6
MLB Totals for 2B - 4 season(s)-   2B16315113563094091496732718.9814.400.53-----1630.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B127752182-2220.9091.670.27-----120.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS522045-1991.0001.800.45-----50.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH2---------------20.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 8 season(s)-   2B378--7099604124917101669.9764.42------3780.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 8 season(s)-   3B283--1644864740697650.9332.30------2830.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B34--23718226257255.9927.50------340.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF14--2811-3029.9672.07------140.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS5--612-118181.0003.60------50.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B132--2403881571643628.9774.76------1320.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B102--512011514267252.9442.47------1020.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---------------10.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B128--1993791682594578.9734.52------1280.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B115--2663381788621604.9735.25------1150.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B10--715-322221.0002.20------100.00.0
Rk Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B47--821051222199187.9403.98------470.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2--241176.8573.00------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2001Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca18---47-2-----
2002Burlington Bees MidwAkca19---115-10-----
2003Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca20---128-------
2004Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca21---105-------
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca21---42-------
2005Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca22---27-------
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca22---81------2
2006Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca23---80-------
2006Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn23---3722-----
2007New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAnyn24---1832-----
2007New York MetsNLMLBnyn24---3752-----
2008Richmond Braves ILAAAatl25---2-1-----
2008Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25---3-10-----
2009Reno Aces PCLAAAari26---41-67-----
2010Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln27--627-103-----
2011Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl28---61-7-----
2011New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAflo28--184-31-----
2012Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl29--26-47-----
2012Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAtor29---22-------
2013Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln301-1--102-----
2014Louisville Bats ILAAAcin31--880-2314----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Puerto RicoWBCTournament2333000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2007New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB242840594101005910003.225.326.375.70115546.290.150.27510.8719.571.800.000.0055.56
2008Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB251420252013006600001.250.423.500.92310326.308.250.55023.0823.081.003.8520.0060.00
2009Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2611100000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.00050.000.000.000.000.000.00
2010St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB271620440014008310100.200.433.350.7837130.176.150.55026.6710.000.383.3320.0025.00
2011Florida MarlinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB281521340000003600000.190.292.190.4824024.267.000.14312.5025.002.000.000.000.00
2012Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB2965010000000200000.200.200.200.400105.333.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2014Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3144232001001000000.750.8001.2502.050525.750.500.75020.000.000.000.000.0066.67
World Baseball Classic Totals - 1 yrs33000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs841111726812900242620104.234.377.378.7554211138.286.144.36017.3918.841.081.4555.5042.31

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2018Clearwater ThreshersFSLA+Minorphi35Coach000.000--0Shawn Williams
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2004Texas League All-Star (2B)1
2013Texas League All-Star (3B)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2014-11-083B-2BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency31.318  
2014-04-123B-2BCincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Louisville (AAA)31.108Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2013-12-223B-2BCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract30.362Team Roster on 2013-12-22
2013-11-093B-2BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency30.319  
2013-04-083B-2BSt. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Springfield (AA)30.104Team Roster on 2013-04-08
2012-11-063B-2BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentElected free agency29.316  
2012-06-052B-3BAtlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Gwinnett (AAA)29.162Team Roster on 2012-06-05
2012-06-042B-3BAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)-MinorsTradedTraded from Blue Jays29.161Team Roster on 2012-06-04
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-06-18ContractSigned by Braves 
2009-06-23ContractSigned by Cardinals 
2008-09-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-08-19InjuredDisabled -- Strained left hamstring 
2008-03-28Claimed off waivers by Braves from Mets 
2006-07-19TradeTraded by Royals to Mets for Jeff Keppinger 
2001-05-28Contractsigned 
* 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
2004Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll21300,000-75543-2,070,100300,000300,000
2005Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll22316,000-75223152,189,055300,000616,000
2007New York MetsTeam Payroll24380,000-73739-2,459,737380,000996,000
2008Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll25403,000-61321332,696,252390,0001,399,000
* 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