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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Sidney Alton Ponson
Stat Years
1994-2010  [mlb] 1998-2009
Height/Weight
6-1 / 225
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (368)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1976-11-02 in Oranjestad, Aruba   [43.112]
Death
High School
None listed
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Baltimore Orioles in 1993
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Jesus Halabi
MLB Debut
1998-04-19 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.168)
Service Time
Organizations
BAL [12] NYA [2] SFN [1] SLN [1] TEX [1] MIN [1] KCA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 592 ... retro id: ponss001 ... mlbam id: 132260
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1994Gulf Coast Orioles GCLRkbal-171---432.9612101002073.0683024517532421.168.380.622.106.533.703.12.571
    1994Minor Totals: BALbyYearRk----171---432.9612101002073.0683024517532421.168.380.622.106.533.703.12.571
    1995Bluefield OriolesAppRkbal-182---634.1713130000077.2794436716564311.229.150.811.856.495.103.50.667
    1995Minor Totals: BALbyYearRk----181---634.2013130000077.7794436716564311.239.210.821.876.535.133.50.667
    1996Frederick KeysCaroA+bal-193---763.45181630220107.09856416281106351.188.240.502.369.254.713.93.538
    1996Minor Totals: BALbyYearA+----191---763.45181630220107.09856416281106351.188.240.502.369.254.713.93.538
    1997Gulf Coast Orioles GCLRkbal-204---100.0010000102.00000010000.000.000.000.004.500.000.001.000
    1997Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-204---275.4213131100074.27751451132561131.469.281.333.866.756.151.75.222
    1997Minor Totals: BALbyYearRk/AA----202---375.3114131101076.77751451132571131.439.091.303.786.736.021.78.300
    1998Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-215---100.0011000005.04000130001.007.200.001.805.400.003.001.000
    1998Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal43215Log - Sp - Ext - Perf895.273120005111135.015782791942854131.4710.471.272.805.675.472.02.471
    1998Minor Totals: BALbyYearAAA----211---100.0011000005.04000130001.007.200.001.805.400.003.001.000
    1998MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf895.273120005111135.015782791942854131.4710.471.272.805.675.472.02.471
    1999Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal43226Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12124.71323260000210.022711811035801124011.469.731.503.434.805.061.40.500
    1999MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12124.71323260000210.022711811035801124011.469.731.503.434.805.061.40.500
    2000Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal43237Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9134.82323261000222.022312511930831525011.389.041.223.366.165.071.83.409
    2000MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9134.82323261000222.022312511930831525011.389.041.223.366.165.071.83.409
    2001Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-248---000.0011000004.03000120001.006.750.002.254.500.002.00.000
    2001Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal43248Log - Sp - Ext - Perf5104.94232331000138.116183762137842061.4310.471.372.415.475.402.27.333
    2001Minor Totals: BALbyYearAA----241---000.0011000004.03000120001.006.750.002.254.500.002.00.000
    2001MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf5104.95232331000138.316183762137842061.4310.491.372.415.475.412.27.333
    2002Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal43259Log - Sp - Ext - Perf794.09282830000176.0172848026631203021.348.801.333.226.144.301.90.438
    2002MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf794.09282830000176.0172848026631203021.348.801.333.226.144.301.90.438
    2003Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal432610Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1463.77212140000148.0147656210431006041.288.940.612.616.083.952.33.700
    2003San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn432610Log - Sp - Ext - Perf363.7110100000068.0642928618343011.218.470.792.384.503.841.89.333
    2003MLB Totals: BAL-SFNbyYearMLB----262Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17123.75313140000216.0211949016611349051.268.790.672.545.583.922.20.586
    2004Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal432711Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11155.30333352000215.226513612723691158281.5511.060.962.884.805.681.67.423
    2004MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11155.31333352000215.726513612723691158281.5511.080.962.894.815.691.67.423
    2005Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal432812Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7116.21232310000130.1177979016486810031.7312.221.103.314.706.701.42.389
    2005MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7116.23232310000130.3177979016486810031.7312.241.113.324.706.711.42.389
    2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln132913Log - Sp - Ext - Perf445.2414130001068.2824240729332001.6210.750.923.804.335.501.14.500
    2006New York YankeesALMLBnya242913Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0110.47530012016.126201937150002.0214.331.653.868.2711.022.14.000
    2006MLB Totals: SLN-NYAbyYearMLB----292Log - Sp - Ext - Perf456.2519160013085.010862591036482001.6911.441.063.815.086.561.33.444
    2007Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin193014Log - Sp - Ext - Perf256.93770000037.2543129717230031.8812.901.674.065.507.411.35.286
    2007MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf257.02770000037.7543129717230031.9113.061.694.115.567.501.35.286
    2008Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex433115---123.47540001023.1259939122001.469.641.163.474.633.471.33.333
    2008Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YankeesILAAAnya-3115---002.2511000004.03210320001.506.750.006.754.504.500.67.000
    2008Texas RangersALMLBtex353115Log - Sp - Ext - Perf413.88991000055.2713624316252021.5611.480.492.594.045.821.56.800
    2008New York YankeesALMLBnya473115Log - Sp - Ext - Perf445.8516150011080.09953521132332051.6411.141.243.603.715.961.03.500
    2008Minor Totals: NYA-TEXbyYearAAA----312---123.32650001027.3281110312142001.489.301.003.994.653.651.17.333
    2008MLB Totals: TEX-NYAbyYearMLB----312Log - Sp - Ext - Perf855.06252410110135.717089761448584071.6111.320.933.203.865.921.21.615
    2009Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-3216---212.18660000033.0348825191001.189.270.551.365.182.183.80.667
    2009Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca473216Log - Sp - Ext - Perf177.361490005058.2795048625322001.7712.120.923.844.917.671.28.125
    2009Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----321---212.18660000033.0348825191001.189.270.551.365.182.183.80.667
    2009MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf177.421490005058.7795048625322001.7912.220.933.874.957.731.28.125
    2010Long Island DucksAtlIndy---473317---455.6411111100067.0854542620292001.5711.420.812.693.906.041.45.444
    2010Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----331---455.6411111100067.0854542620292001.5711.420.812.693.906.041.45.444
    MLB Totals (15 yrs)911135.0329827829472011,760.3200410519832236091031533391.4810.251.143.115.275.371.69.446
    American League Totals (13 yrs)841035.0727425529471911,623.71858980915210562964483381.4910.301.163.125.345.431.72.449
    National League Totals (2 yrs)7104.49242300010136.714671681347675011.429.650.863.114.434.691.43.412
    Minor League Totals24223.66716551260403.7391200164341123141611111.258.730.762.507.014.462.80.522
    Minor: Indy Totals455.6411111100067.0854542620292001.5711.420.812.693.906.041.45.444
    Minor: Rk Totals1163.55262310030152.7147746012331106731.188.690.711.956.504.383.33.647
    Minor: A+ Totals763.45181630220107.09856416281106351.188.240.502.369.254.713.93.538
    Minor: AA Totals275.1814141100078.78051451133581131.459.211.273.806.685.871.76.222
    Minor: AAA Totals432.4913120001065.3661918518363001.299.120.692.494.982.632.00.571
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (8 yrs)73854.8622321228451111,375.31529790743180465836423281.4510.011.183.045.475.171.80.462
    New York Yankees Totals (2 yrs)456.6521180023096.312573711439482051.7111.711.313.654.506.841.23.444
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)445.2814130001068.7824240729332001.6310.820.923.834.355.541.14.500
    Kansas City Royals Totals (1 yrs)177.421490005058.7795048625322001.7912.220.933.874.957.731.28.125
    San Francisco Giants Totals (1 yrs)363.7110100000068.0642928618343011.218.470.792.384.503.841.89.333
    Texas Rangers Totals (1 yrs)413.91991000055.7713624316252021.5811.580.492.614.085.871.56.800
    Minnesota Twins Totals (1 yrs)257.02770000037.7543129717230031.9113.061.694.115.567.501.35.286
    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%
    1998Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal4321pL-S-E-P124120000000200000.500.500.5001.000420.000.0001.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1999Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal4322pL-S-E-P213000000000001000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2000Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal4323pL-S-E-P311000000000102000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    2001Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal4324pL-S-E-P423000000000100000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    2002Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal4325pL-S-E-P523111000000100000.333.333.6671.000321.333.334.5000.0033.330.000.00.00100.0
    2003Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal4326pL-S-E-P625000000000000000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2003San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn4326pL-S-E-P61022121000000503001.091.091.136.2272531.045.045.1180.0020.000.000.00.0050.0
    2004Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal4327pL-S-E-P725000000000400000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0080.000.000.00.000.0
    2005Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal4328pL-S-E-P8234011000000000000.250.250.500.750421.250.250.2500.000.000.000.00.00100.0
    2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln1329pL-S-E-P91213130001013605000.231.375.231.6062130.154.000.42914.2928.572.000.00.000.0
    2008New York YankeesALMLBnya4731pL-S-E-P1012000000000201000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (11 yrs)586549300101322012001.138.176.185.36180123.077.047.2093.7527.507.330.00.0033.3
    American League Totals (9 yrs)36302420000001104000.133.133.200.3333462.067.067.2110.0032.350.000.00.0050.0
    National League Totals (2 yrs)22352510010131108001.143.211.171.3824661.086.028.2086.5223.913.670.00.0020.0
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (8 yrs)3528242000000903000.143.143.214.3573162.071.071.2110.0029.030.000.00.0050.0
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)1213130001013605000.231.375.231.6062130.154.000.42914.2928.572.000.00.000.0
    San Francisco Giants Totals (1 yrs)1022121000000503001.091.091.136.2272531.045.045.1180.0020.000.000.00.0050.0
    New York Yankees Totals (1 yrs)12000000000201000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    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
    1994Gulf Coast Orioles GCLRk17P1200.03120115151.0001.300.0020.3100.05
    1995Bluefield OriolesAppRk18P1300.010100020201.0001.500.0020.0100.06
    1996Frederick KeysCaroA+19P1800.0613112019.9501.100.0012.9100.011
    1997Bowie BaysoxEastAA20P1300.0380111111.0000.800.009.2100.012
    1998Rochester Red WingsILAAA21P100.00100111.0001.000.000.7100.025
    1998Baltimore OriolesALMLB21P310135.01011112221.9550.700.1619.1100.07
    1999Baltimore OriolesALMLB22P320210.01226264038.9501.200.1819.8100.06
    2000Baltimore OriolesALMLB23P320222.012220034341.0001.100.1519.8100.08
    2001Bowie BaysoxEastAA24P100.01000111.0001.000.000.7100.025
    2001Baltimore OriolesALMLB24P230138.114180132321.0001.400.2314.3100.011
    2002Baltimore OriolesALMLB25P280176.020210341411.0001.500.2317.3100.09
    2003Baltimore OriolesALMLB26P2121148.01218123130.9681.400.2013.0100.012
    2003San Francisco GiantsNLMLB26P101068.09100319191.0001.900.286.2100.015
    2004Baltimore OriolesALMLB27P3333215.22128145049.9801.500.2320.4100.08
    2005Baltimore OriolesALMLB28P2323130.11018213028.9331.200.2214.2100.012
    2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB29P141368.247111211.9170.800.168.7100.016
    2006New York YankeesALMLB29P5316.11200331.0000.600.193.1100.022
    2007Minnesota TwinsALMLB30P7738.2431087.8751.000.184.3100.017
    2008Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAA31P500.0311054.8000.800.003.5100.022
    2008Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YankeesILAAA31P100.02000221.0002.000.000.7100.029
    2008New York YankeesALMLB31P161580.0316112019.9501.200.249.9100.016
    2008Texas RangersALMLB31P9955.04520119.8181.000.165.6100.018
    2009Omaha RoyalsPCLAAA32P600.02501771.0001.200.004.2100.018
    2009Kansas City RoyalsALMLB32P14958.2416112120.9521.400.348.6100.016
    MLB Totals - (P)2981431,7581402211324374361.9651.200.210.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)130077111514.9331.100.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)1400480112121.0000.900.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)1800613112019.9501.100.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)250013220135351.0001.400.000.00.00
    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
    1994Minor12----------
    1995Minor13----------
    1996Minor18----------
    1997Minor13----------
    1998MLB31----------
    1998Minor1----------
    1999MLB32----------
    2000MLB32----------
    2001MLB23----------
    2001Minor1----------
    2002MLB28----------
    2003MLB31----------
    2004MLB33----------
    2005MLB23----------
    2006MLB19----------
    2007MLB7----------
    2008MLB25----------
    2008Minor6----------
    2009MLB14----------
    2009Minor6----------
    Totals368----------