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Ruben MateoTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1996-2015 MLB Years: 1999-2004
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Rated Prospect

PositionsOF-618, RF-120, CF-109, LF-17, DH-1Position when DraftedRF-CFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRuben Amaurys Mateo
Height6-0Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 10,1978 [40.303]PlaceSan Cristobal,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1994 by the Texas Rangers.
Signing ScoutsOmar MinayaHector Acevedo
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1997-TEX-#5 ... 1998-MLB-#17 ... 1999-MLB-#9 ... 1999-TEX-#1 ... 2000-MLB-#6 ... 2000-TEX-#1
MLB DebutJune 12,1999 [21.122]
OrganizationsTEX [6] CIN [3] MIL [1] PHI [1] PIT [1] KCA [1] Awards4
TBC Player ID6158Retrosheet IDmater001MLBAM ID150288
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1996Charleston (sc) RiverDogsSALAtex-of18134496651293088583092678122718.260.309.401.71019946543.290.141.236.3104.7914.363.001.4762.0035.66
1997Charlotte RangersFSLA+tex-of19993856312123812672052255612016.314.359.509.86819643416.341.195.291.3765.2913.222.502.8832.0835.54
1998Charlotte RangersFSLA+tex-of2014000001000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1998Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-of201074337913432318751883056153417.309.371.522.89322653485.320.213.305.3866.1911.551.873.7124.0639.55
1998Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1084377913432318761883057153417.307.368.517.88522653489.317.210.302.3836.1311.661.903.6824.2839.55
1999Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex-of21632535385120186263143680365.336.385.597.98215130278.332.261.328.4115.0412.952.576.4714.0635.29
1999Texas RangersALMLBtex21,38cf21321221629915183042810002.238.268.451.7195515127.270.213.270.3063.1522.057.003.9424.4051.72
2000Texas RangersALMLBtex21cf2252206326011071960103451015.291.339.447.7869218222.321.156.233.3434.5015.323.403.1529.4330.00
2001Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex-of2314513113018122800101.216.241.333.57417454.233.117.137.2473.7014.814.001.8551.0036.36
2001Louisville RiverBatsILAAAcin31of2365251356316422520134580207.251.307.371.6789322274.296.120.179.2974.7416.423.460.73125.5034.92
2001Totals for AAA-AAA         79302387419433332155380308.245.296.364.66011026328.285.119.172.2894.5716.163.530.91100.6735.14
2001Texas RangersALMLBtex21rf23401291832521131092861204.248.322.341.663448147.304.093.171.2976.1219.053.110.68129.0025.00
2002Louisville BatsILAAAcin-of2452209376314092362114030212.301.342.498.84010423225.333.197.268.3604.8917.783.644.0023.2236.51
2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin15rf244686112260270062020001.256.319.395.71434894.313.139.209.3176.3821.283.332.1343.0036.36
2003Louisville BatsILAAAcin21of2557217367115195031263450213.327.408.530.93811525250.352.203.332.40410.4013.601.313.6024.1135.21
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin15rf257420716509031800125330214.242.290.329.6196812224.307.087.145.2745.3623.664.421.3469.0024.00
2004Gulf Coast PhilliesGCLRkphi-of26515220000001401000.133.188.133.3212017.182.000.067.1555.8823.534.000.000.000.00
2004Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-of26351142136120112522123320020.316.391.7111.1028123128.357.395.500.4519.3825.782.758.5910.3663.89
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         401292338120112522133721020.295.368.6431.0118323145.333.348.450.4188.9725.522.857.5911.7360.53
2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24cf-rf261933480037005610011.242.359.515.87417339.208.273.424.36712.8215.381.207.6911.0037.50
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24rf-lf26329391843071132020002.194.235.301.53628798.247.107.140.2353.0620.416.670.000.0038.89
2004Totals for MLB-MLB         511261326433141182630013.206.270.357.6274510137.237.151.214.2725.8418.983.252.1942.0038.46
2007Newark BearsAtlInd--2915661419405101031620001.288.338.576.91438971.311.288.348.3884.2322.545.337.0413.2047.37
2007Huntsville StarsSouAAmil-of29248314202051511132660113.241.379.446.825377103.283.205.361.36412.6225.242.004.8516.6035.00
2008Newark BearsAtlInd--30501983559140164420144540305.298.352.611.96312130219.307.313.394.4066.3920.553.217.3112.3850.85
2008Laguna VaquerosMexAAA--3025981422505181052000002.224.262.429.6914210103.233.205.265.2984.8519.424.004.8519.6045.45
2009Reynosa BroncosMexAAA--31831674016001900201.226.235.452.68714534.261.226.258.2812.9426.479.002.9431.0071.43
2009Quintana Roo TigresMexAAA--31831674016001900200.226.235.452.68714534.261.226.258.2812.9426.479.002.9431.0071.43
2001Totals for Mex-Mex         16621214802120021800401.226.235.452.687281068.261.226.258.2772.9426.479.002.9431.0071.43
2012Ciudad del Carmen DelfineMexAAA--34983706311929025831327651003810.322.380.603.98322354410.332.281.349.4126.5915.852.416.1014.8045.38
2013Ciudad del Carmen DelfineMexAAA-3511042690137310371191048931904812.322.410.6551.06527968497.333.333.448.4499.6618.711.947.4411.5149.64
2014Ciudad del Carmen DelfineMexAAA-361073976012322021681135782003113.310.391.524.91520843455.339.214.302.4027.6917.142.234.6218.9034.96
2015Campeche PiratasMexAAA-373412716263072200102960103.205.292.394.6865010144.207.189.268.3026.9420.142.904.8618.1438.46
2015Ciudad del Carmen DelfineMexAAA-3714486900260041130101.188.286.313.59915256.194.125.208.2717.1419.642.753.5724.0022.22
2004Totals for Mex-Mex         4817522353092800144090204.200.290.371.6616512200.203.171.251.2937.0020.002.864.5019.4434.29
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter2958761062194462189111491892024319.250.303.386.68933871951.296.136.203.0005.1519.873.862.2141.7132.42
Minor League Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter1060403966911852572419273793373017301237403094.293.357.512.86920664734510.315.219.307.0006.6716.192.434.2621.0439.92
AAA Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter690262344677917051495212414209510840262760.297.364.536.90014063242942.317.239.323.0007.1017.342.445.0617.6041.59
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13151693154343239019943822135210.298.373.510.88326360588.315.212.314.0007.3113.951.913.9122.4338.96
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1003896312123812682052256612016.311.356.504.86019643420.337.193.288.0005.2413.332.552.8632.4235.54
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter134496651293088583092678122718.260.309.401.71019946543.290.141.236.0004.7914.363.001.4762.0035.66
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter515220000001401000.133.188.133.3212017.182.000.067.0005.8823.534.000.000.000.00
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter652644978180215430176160306.295.348.602.95015939290.308.307.383.0005.8621.033.597.2412.5750.00
Texas Rangers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter12445766121253135010023901222111.265.316.418.73419141496.303.153.225.0004.6418.153.912.6235.1533.88
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter120293277215052500187350215.246.299.348.64710220318.309.102.164.0005.6622.964.061.5758.6027.78
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter329391843071132020002.194.235.301.53628798.247.107.140.0003.0620.416.670.000.0038.89
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1933480037005610011.242.359.515.87417339.208.273.424.00012.8215.381.207.6911.0037.50
Average MLB - Per 162 games16248158120243124961271041112210.250.303.386.68918639522.296.136.203.0005.1519.873.862.2141.7132.42
Average Minor - Per 162 games16261710218139429113146461121916514.293.357.512.86931672689.315.219.307.0006.6716.192.434.2621.0439.92

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1996Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtex18OF127--2151571237230.9701.81------13494.890.1
1997Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex19OF91--174108-192184.9582.02------9991.965.5
1998Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex20OF1--2---221.0002.00------1100.00.7
1998Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex20OF106--2151173233226.9702.13------10799.175.7
1999Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex21OF59--128351136131.9632.22------6393.741.5
1999Texas RangersALMLBtex21CF31--623--65651.0002.10------3296.919.1
2000Texas RangersALMLBtex22CF52-45714043-147144.9802.770.32-----52100.032.1
2001Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin23OF62--100352108103.9541.66------6595.443.1
2001Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex23OF14--22-1-2322.9571.57------14100.09.8
2001Texas RangersALMLBtex23RF39-33070-1-7170.9861.790.21-----4097.524.1
2002Louisville Bats ILAAAcin24OF49--861319087.9671.78------5294.234.0
2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24RF23-138281--29291.0001.260.21-----4650.014.2
2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24CF2-135---551.0002.500.38-----464.31.2
2003Louisville Bats ILAAAcin25OF57--11732-122120.9842.11------57100.039.9
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25RF39363137612-7977.9751.970.25-----7452.724.1
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25CF1412103262-128281.0002.000.27-----7418.98.6
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25LF41154---441.0001.000.27-----745.42.5
2004Gulf Coast Phillies GCLRkphi26OF5--6---661.0001.20------5100.08.3
2004Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit26OF30--501115251.9811.70------3585.721.1
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26RF15882191--20201.0001.330.24-----3246.99.3
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26LF111089213-124241.0002.180.27-----3234.46.8
2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26CF553781-1991.0001.800.24-----1926.33.1
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26CF554112---12121.0002.400.29-----3215.63.1
2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26RF42204---441.0001.000.20-----1921.12.5
2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26LF22141-1-21.5000.500.07-----1910.51.2
2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26DH1---------------195.30.6
2007Huntsville Stars SouAAmil29OF17--27---27271.0001.59------2470.812.4
MLB Totals for RF - 4 season(s)-   RF1204688319733-203200.9851.670.23-----1200.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 5 season(s)-   CF109226512531032266263.9892.410.40-----1090.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF1713118263113029.9671.710.25-----170.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF271--50311175531514.9681.90------2710.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF123--2421173260253.9732.06------1230.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF92--176108-194186.9592.02------920.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF127--2151571237230.9701.81------1270.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF5--6---661.0001.20------50.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1996Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtex18---------127-
1997Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex19---------91-
1998Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex20---------1-
1998Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex20---------106-
1999Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex21---------59-
1999Texas RangersALMLBtex21-------31---
2000Texas RangersALMLBtex22-------52---
2001Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin23---------62-
2001Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex23---------14-
2001Texas RangersALMLBtex23--------39--
2002Louisville Bats ILAAAcin24---------49-
2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24-------223--
2003Louisville Bats ILAAAcin25---------57-
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25------41439--
2004Gulf Coast Phillies GCLRkphi26---------5-
2004Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit26---------30-
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26------11515--
2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26------254-1
2007Huntsville Stars SouAAmil29---------17-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2835220000001000000.400.500.400.900206.400.000.20016.670.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs35220000001000000.400.500.400.900206.400.000.20016.670.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1997Florida State League All-Star Team (UT)1
1998Texas Rangers Minor League Player of the Year1
1999Triple A All-Star Team (OF)1
2003Winter League All-Star (OF)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2006-02-15ContractSigned by Nationals (minor) 
2004-08-26Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-07-01Purchased by Royals from Pirates. 
2004-01-27ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
2003-12-31ContractSigned as nondrafted free agent by Phillies 
2003-12-21Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2001-06-15TradeTraded by Rangers with Edwin Encarnacion to Reds for Rob Bell. 
1994-10-24ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Rangers. 
* 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
1999Texas RangersTeam Payroll21200,000-80735-1,454,491200,000200,000
2000Texas RangersTeam Payroll22230,000-66023271,394,248200,000430,000
2001Texas RangersTeam Payroll23300,000-57322361,897,758200,000730,000
2002Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll24200,000-75741-2,011,045200,000930,000
2003Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll25340,000-55226312,163,527300,0001,270,000
2004Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll26300,000-75545-2,070,100300,0001,570,000
2004Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll26300,000-75540-2,070,100300,0001,570,000
* 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