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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Ricardo Rincon Espinoza
Stat Years
1997-2012  [mlb] 1997-2008
Height/Weight
5-10 / 187
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (580)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1970-04-13 in Veracruz, Mexico   [50.170]
High School
Esbao (Cordoba,VZ)
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1997
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Pete Vuckovich
MLB Debut
1997-04-03 - Boxscore  (Age: 26.355)
Service Time
Organizations
CLE [4] OAK [4] PIT [2] SFN [1] NYN [1] SLN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 552 ... retro id: rincr001 ... mlbam id: 121215
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1997Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit73271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf483.45620002362460.0512623524712321.257.650.753.6010.653.902.96.333
    1997MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf483.45620002362460.0512623524712321.257.650.753.6010.653.902.96.333
    1998Carolina MudcatsSouAApit-282---006.0020002203.05221210002.3315.003.006.003.006.000.50.000
    1998Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-282---000.0010000101.00000010000.000.000.000.009.000.000.00.000
    1998Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit73282Log - Sp - Ext - Perf022.916000027601465.0503121629642001.226.920.834.028.864.292.21.000
    1998Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA/AA----282---004.5030002304.05221220001.7511.252.254.504.504.501.00.000
    1998MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf022.916000027601465.0503121629642001.226.920.834.028.864.292.21.000
    1999Akron AerosEastAAcle-293---005.4022000001.22111020001.2010.805.400.0010.805.400.00.000
    1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle73293Log - Sp - Ext - Perf234.43590001459044.2412222624302111.468.261.214.846.044.431.25.400
    1999Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAA----291---007.5022000001.72111020001.6715.007.500.0015.007.502.00.000
    1999MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf234.48590001459044.7412222624302111.478.351.224.896.114.481.25.400
    2000Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-304---000.0020001202.01100020000.504.500.000.009.004.500.00.000
    2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle73304Log - Sp - Ext - Perf202.7035000435020.01776113201011.507.650.455.859.003.151.541.000
    2000Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAAA----301---000.0020001202.01100020000.504.500.000.009.004.502.00.000
    2000MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf202.7035000435020.01776113201011.507.650.455.859.003.151.541.000
    2001Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle73315Log - Sp - Ext - Perf212.83670001967254.0441817321501001.207.330.503.508.333.002.38.667
    2001MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf212.83670001967254.0441817321501001.207.330.503.508.333.002.38.667
    2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle73326Log - Sp - Ext - Perf144.7946000646035.236211938300011.239.080.762.027.575.303.75.200
    2002Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak73326Log - Sp - Ext - Perf003.1025000325120.1117713190000.694.870.441.338.413.106.33.000
    2002MLB Totals: CLE-OAKbyYearMLB----322Log - Sp - Ext - Perf144.1871000971156.0472826411490011.047.550.641.777.884.504.45.200
    2003Sioux Falls CanariesNorthernIndy----337---127.33550000023.13619192880001.8913.890.773.093.097.331.00.333
    2003Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak73337Log - Sp - Ext - Perf843.25640001664055.1452120432400031.397.320.655.206.513.421.25.667
    2003Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----331---127.40550000023.33619192880001.9014.030.783.123.127.401.00.333
    2003MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf843.27640001664055.3452120432400031.407.350.655.236.533.431.25.667
    2004Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak73348Log - Sp - Ext - Perf113.68670001067044.0452218322404011.529.200.614.508.184.501.82.500
    2004MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf113.68670001067044.0452218322404011.529.200.614.508.184.501.82.500
    2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak73359Log - Sp - Ext - Perf114.3467000467037.1341918720271011.458.201.694.826.514.581.35.500
    2005MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf114.3767000467037.3341918720271011.468.251.704.856.554.611.35.500
    2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln733610Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0010.8050001503.16441460003.0016.202.7010.8016.2010.801.50.000
    2006MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0011.6150001503.36441460003.2317.422.9011.6117.4211.611.50.000
    2007Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn-3711---101.6970003715.17110130001.5011.810.001.695.061.693.001.000
    2007Minor Totals: SFNbyYearAAA----371---101.7670003715.37110130001.5712.350.001.765.291.763.001.000
    2008Mexico City Diablos RojasMexAAA----3812---023.8242000642235.148191526231001.5312.230.511.535.864.843.83.000
    2008New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAnyn-3812---000.0010000101.00000010000.000.000.000.009.000.000.00.000
    2008New York MetsNLMLBnyn733812Log - Sp - Ext - Perf004.5080001804.04221131001.259.002.252.256.754.503.00.000
    2008Minor Totals: NYN-byYearAAA----382---023.7443000643236.348191526241001.5011.970.501.505.984.744.00.000
    2008MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----381Log - Sp - Ext - Perf004.5080001804.04221131001.259.002.252.256.754.503.00.000
    2010Minatitlan PetrolerosMexAAA----4013---885.74311200319078.1815250843480061.589.310.924.945.515.971.12.500
    2010Minor Totals: byYearAAA----401---885.76311200319078.3815250843480061.599.330.924.965.535.991.12.500
    2011Monterrey SultanesMexAAA----4114---012.3814000014011.111331380001.248.740.792.386.352.382.67.000
    2011Minatitlan PetrolerosMexAAA----4114---128.1812000012211.01812101860002.3614.730.826.554.919.820.75.333
    2011Minor Totals: byYearAAA----412---135.2926000026222.3291513211140001.8111.810.814.485.706.111.27.250
    2012Aguascalientes RielerosMexAAA---04215---226.1452000552029.137232058252001.5311.351.532.457.677.063.13.500
    2012Minor Totals: byYearAAA----421---226.1952000552029.337232058252001.5511.441.552.477.737.113.13.500
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)21243.5956500012856521443.738420017741201400144101.327.800.834.088.124.061.99.467
    American League Totals (8 yrs)17143.67430000764303311.3273137127281432569181.347.900.814.147.413.961.79.548
    National League Totals (4 yrs)4103.411350005213518132.3111635013581445321.287.560.893.959.814.292.48.286
    Minor League Totals12155.131661400201525179.321011410219711203061.5710.550.953.576.035.731.69.444
    Minor: Indy Totals127.40550000023.33619192880001.9014.030.783.123.127.401.00.333
    Minor: AA Totals006.4342002204.77332230002.1415.004.294.296.436.431.50.000
    Minor: AAA Totals12155.111621200181505174.72031119917691173061.5610.490.883.566.045.731.70.444
    Oakland Athletics Totals (4 yrs)1063.61223000332231157.0135696315771265051.357.740.864.417.223.961.64.625
    Cleveland Indians Totals (4 yrs)783.74207000432072154.3138686413661304131.328.060.763.857.593.971.97.467
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (2 yrs)4103.171220005012218125.0101574411531354321.237.270.793.829.724.102.55.286
    New York Mets Totals (1 yrs)004.5080001804.04221131001.259.002.252.256.754.503.00.000
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)0011.6150001503.36441460003.2317.422.9011.6117.4211.611.50.000
    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. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1997Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit7327pL-S-E-P1591000000000101000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1998Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit7328pL-S-E-P2582000000000000001.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle7332pL-S-E-P331000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (3 yrs)1204000000000101001.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (2 yrs)1173000000000101001.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    American League Totals (1 yrs)31000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (2 yrs)1173000000000101001.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)31000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    1997Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB27P62060.03600991.0000.100.1538.3100.03
    1998Carolina MudcatsSouAA28P200.00100111.0000.500.001.4100.023
    1998Nashville SoundsPCLAAA28P100.00100111.0001.000.000.7100.027
    1998Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB28P60065.039221412.8570.200.1837.0100.01
    1999Akron AerosEastAA29P200.0000000.0000.000.001.4100.020
    1999Cleveland IndiansALMLB29P59044.21100111111.0000.200.2536.4100.04
    2000Buffalo BisonsILAAA30P200.0011021.5000.500.001.4100.032
    2000Cleveland IndiansALMLB30P35020.02300551.0000.100.2521.6100.05
    2001Cleveland IndiansALMLB31P67054.055101110.9090.100.1941.4100.02
    2002Cleveland IndiansALMLB32P46035.20501551.0000.100.1428.4100.03
    2002Oakland AthleticsALMLB32P25020.11200331.0000.100.1515.4100.011
    2003Oakland AthleticsALMLB33P64055.1290011111.0000.200.2039.5100.03
    2004Oakland AthleticsALMLB34P67044.01200331.0000.000.0741.4100.02
    2005Oakland AthleticsALMLB35P67037.1332086.7500.100.1641.4100.01
    2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB36P503.10100111.0000.200.323.1100.017
    2007Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAA37P700.0000000.0000.000.004.9100.016
    2008New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAA38P100.0000000.0000.000.000.7100.023
    2008New York MetsNLMLB38P804.0000000.0000.000.004.9100.018
    MLB Totals - (P)56504422155548176.9380.100.170.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)1100021032.6670.200.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)4000100111.0000.300.000.00.00
    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
    1997MLB62----------
    1998MLB60----------
    1998Minor3----------
    1999MLB59----------
    1999Minor2----------
    2000MLB35----------
    2000Minor2----------
    2001MLB67----------
    2002MLB71----------
    2003MLB64----------
    2004MLB67----------
    2005MLB67----------
    2006MLB5----------
    2007Minor7----------
    2008MLB8----------
    2008Minor1----------
    Totals580----------