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Hector OrtizTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1988-2005 MLB Years: 1998-2002
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PositionsC-1219, 1B-24, 3B-3, DH-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameHector Ortiz
Height6-0Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 14,1969 [48.252]PlaceRio Piedras,Puerto Rico
CollegeRanger College (Ranger,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Los Angeles Dodgers [Team Picks] in the 35th round (894th overall) of the 1988 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 14,1998 [28.335]
OrganizationsLAN [8] KCA [5] CHN [2] COL [1] TBA [1] TEX [1] WAS [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID634Retrosheet IDortih001MLBAM ID136582
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed21Power17Contact82XBH17RBIs27Runs18Hitting44Durability46Team.484Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1988Salem DodgersNwstA-lan-c18327751110040251611000.143.205.156.36112184.180.013.052.1765.9519.053.200.000.009.09
1989Salem DodgersNwstA-lan-c19441401332310122142412000.229.255.264.519374147.276.035.071.2392.7216.336.000.000.0012.50
1989Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+lan47c19428551201040061524000.141.215.165.38014197.171.024.094.1876.1915.462.500.000.008.33
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         8622518443201621103936000.196.239.227.466515244.237.031.080.2184.1015.983.900.000.0011.36
1990Yakima BearsNwstA-lan-c20521731647310121151511010.272.296.301.597524180.297.029.058.2712.788.333.000.000.008.51
1991Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+lan47c21421233282008005830000.228.275.244.519302131.243.016.057.2443.826.111.600.000.007.14
1992Bakersfield DodgersCalifA+lan-c226320619588113123211653200.282.359.345.7047110237.298.063.160.3278.866.750.760.42206.0017.24
1992San Antonio MissionsTexAAlan-c222659112100500111311000.203.338.220.55813172.261.017.203.28015.2818.061.180.000.008.33
1992Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         8926520709113623322964200.264.354.317.6718411309.291.053.170.31610.369.390.910.32265.0015.71
1993San Antonio MissionsTexAAlan-c234913162850160291703020.214.264.275.539366143.239.061.115.2426.2911.891.890.70131.0021.43
1993Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-c231844081103000612000.182.200.250.45011247.211.068.068.2010.0012.770.000.000.0025.00
1993Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         6717563661190292315020.206.249.269.518478190.232.063.103.2324.7412.112.560.53175.0022.22
1994San Antonio MissionsTexAAlan-c242475490004002710204.120.150.120.2709080.129.000.027.1282.508.753.500.000.000.00
1994Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-c243493728110100031200107.301.320.333.65331297.341.032.065.2923.0912.374.000.000.007.14
1994Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         5816811371101400519103011.220.243.238.481402177.243.018.048.2182.8210.733.800.000.005.41
1995Orlando CubsSouAAchn-c25962991370120018052039114010.234.281.274.5558212325.265.040.090.2556.1512.001.950.000.0017.14
1996Orlando CubsSouAAchn-c2678216164780015122623013212.218.298.255.553558246.240.037.153.25710.579.350.880.000.0017.02
1996Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-c26277961920030031600115.241.265.266.53121283.297.025.063.2353.6119.285.330.000.0010.53
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1052952266100018122939014317.224.290.258.5487610329.254.034.129.2518.8111.851.340.000.0015.15
1997Wichita WranglersTexAAkca-c2759180204530125122115242010.250.332.283.615514209.265.033.144.28910.057.180.710.48180.008.89
1997Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-c272163712300300131500001.190.329.238.56715376.250.048.254.27817.1119.741.150.000.0025.00
1997Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         80243275760128123430242011.235.331.272.603667285.262.037.173.28611.9310.530.880.35243.0012.28
1998Wichita WranglersTexAAkca-c28413120000012100000.154.267.154.4212015.167.000.077.21513.336.670.500.000.000.00
1998Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-c286319117437001200926120010.225.264.262.526507203.261.037.084.2404.4312.812.890.000.0016.28
1998Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         67204184570012011127120010.221.264.255.519527218.254.034.083.2385.0512.392.450.000.0015.56
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca52c2844100000000000000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1999San Antonio MissionsTexAAlan-c294012110294001301101700302.240.291.273.564334134.271.033.107.2607.4612.691.700.000.0013.79
1999Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-c-1b29551642150906202372710318.305.331.470.8017715175.328.165.201.3434.0015.433.863.4327.3330.00
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         952853179130633241744106110.277.314.386.70011019309.303.109.161.3075.5014.242.591.9447.5024.05
2000Omaha Golden SpikesPCLAAAkca-c3068227307312062443221813128.322.382.454.83610318254.328.132.233.3678.667.090.822.3637.8324.66
2000Oaxaca GuerrerosMexAAA--3014100000001200000.000.200.000.200005.000.000.250.14420.0040.002.000.000.000.00
2000Totals for AAA-AAA         69231317312062443232013128.316.379.446.82510318259.325.130.234.3628.887.720.872.3238.5024.66
2000Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca22c30268815346005008812010.386.443.455.89840699.425.069.159.4018.088.081.000.000.0017.65
2001Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-c314215019397021503152601405.260.320.347.667529170.294.087.167.2958.8215.291.731.1875.0023.08
2001Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca22c31561541238610111392412005.247.293.299.592467166.292.052.097.2665.4214.462.670.000.0018.42
2002Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca18c3235991025501510111526002.253.339.333.672336118.289.080.202.3089.3212.711.360.8599.0024.00
2002Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex-c322582317200701111601103.207.298.232.53019295.254.025.146.25111.5816.841.450.000.0011.76
2000Totals for PCL-PCL         6018113427011211223127105.232.320.287.607528213.273.055.177.28510.3314.551.410.47181.0019.05
2002Texas RangersALMLBtex50c32714131012001100001.214.267.500.7677215.167.286.357.3256.676.671.006.6714.0066.67
2003Durham BullsILAAAtba19c33682212654140025012023170011.244.310.308.6186814249.273.064.149.2818.039.241.150.000.0025.93
2004Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-c344615518417011511102621128.265.315.329.644518169.310.064.129.2845.9215.382.600.59155.0019.51
2005New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAwas-c3574254136360128011333131114.248.286.283.569727272.281.035.083.2564.7812.132.540.37254.0011.11
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter93260297513111813183324016.288.339.358.6979315284.327.070.131.0006.3411.621.830.35260.0020.00
Minor League Totals - 18 Season(s)Filter12283724310902126620327153328548728472912120.242.299.295.59411001524113.272.053.125.0006.9311.841.710.49186.2016.85
AAA Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter577182617847276217170813138261102613782.258.312.330.642603952013.291.072.145.0006.8612.971.890.84107.4120.13
AA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter37610947124233028621310113251014438.221.287.257.544281351224.246.036.118.0008.2510.781.310.16547.0014.46
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1474142798102143233239107200.237.306.278.58411513465.258.041.116.0006.888.391.220.22414.0013.27
A- Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter12839034907202834145534010.231.263.259.5221019411.269.028.062.0003.4113.383.930.000.0010.00
Kansas City Royals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter86246287212101613173224015.293.343.350.6938613269.336.057.118.0006.3211.901.880.000.0018.06
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter714131012001100001.214.267.500.7677215.167.286.357.0006.676.671.006.6714.0066.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games16245351131232231253157370210.288.339.358.69716226495.327.070.131.0006.3411.621.830.35260.0020.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16249141119171343243864464216.242.299.295.59414520543.272.053.125.0006.9311.841.710.49186.2016.85

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1994San Antonio MissionsTexAAlan-Rel24000.0010100101.00000110001.00----9.009.001.00--
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100101.00000110001.00----9.009.001.00--
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100101.00000110001.00----9.009.001.00--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings000.002200220002200220.000002202200001.00----9.009.001.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1988Salem Dodgers NwstA-lan18C27--1571871182175.9626.48-----33284.435.5
1988Salem Dodgers NwstA-lan183B1---1--111.0001.00------323.11.3
1989Salem Dodgers NwstA-lan19C41--26824122304292.9617.12-----104493.253.9
1989Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan19C40--1742361203197.9704.93-----34295.229.4
1990Yakima Bears NwstA-lan20C52--3926275461454.9858.73-----852100.068.4
1991Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan21C33--238287-273266.9748.06-----74278.625.2
1992Bakersfield Dodgers CalifA+lan22C63--4284432475472.9947.49-----763100.046.3
1992San Antonio Missions TexAAlan22C25--1402332166163.9826.52-----12696.218.4
1993San Antonio Missions TexAAlan23C48--3114283361353.9787.35-----14998.035.8
1993San Antonio Missions TexAAlan233B1---1-1111.0001.00------492.00.7
1993Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan23C18--78112-9189.9784.94------18100.012.6
1994San Antonio Missions TexAAlan24C23--1662322191189.9908.22-----42495.816.9
1994Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan24C30--144204-168164.9765.47-----13488.221.6
1995Orlando Cubs SouAAchn25C94--5677265645639.9916.80-----39697.965.7
1996Orlando Cubs SouAAchn26C76--4753262513507.9886.67-----57897.454.7
1996Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn26C25--13992-150148.9875.92-----12792.617.4
1997Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca27C59--3404015-395380.9626.44-----359100.042.1
1997Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca27C21--130631139136.9786.48------21100.014.6
1998Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca28C4--2461-3130.9687.50------4100.02.9
1998Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca28C62--3183084356348.9785.61-----56398.438.0
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28C3--4---441.0001.33------475.01.9
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca281B1---------------425.00.6
1999San Antonio Missions TexAAlan29C38--2382662270264.9786.95-----24095.027.1
1999Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan29C33--2132372243236.9717.15------5560.023.7
1999Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan291B18--999311111108.9736.00------5532.712.9
2000Omaha Golden Spikes PCLAAAkca30C53--2912865325319.9826.02------6877.937.1
2000Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30C26-2231301811149148.9935.690.6617770.8-26100.016.0
2001Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca31C29--198112-211209.9917.21------4269.020.1
2001Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31C55-4102802831311308.9905.600.75271761.415698.234.0
2001Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31DH1---------------561.80.6
2002Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca32C34--2211151237232.9796.82-----13597.123.6
2002Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex32C25--1671911187186.9957.44-----825100.017.4
2002Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex323B1--121-43.7503.00------254.00.7
2002Texas RangersALMLBtex32C7-3822-1-2322.9573.140.58-----7100.04.3
2003Durham Bulls ILAAAtba33C60--384213-408405.9936.75-----36888.242.9
2003Durham Bulls ILAAAtba331B5--422154544.9788.80------687.43.6
2004Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol34C42--275221-298297.9977.07-----24691.329.4
2005New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAwas35C73--5612527588586.9978.03------7498.652.1
MLB Totals for C - 4 season(s)-   C91-6714364652487482.9905.300.72442464.71910.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1---------------10.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 12 season(s)-   C505--3119236462134013355.9866.64-----215050.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B23--14111416156152.9746.61------230.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1--121-43.7503.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for C - 8 season(s)-   C367--2261264471625722525.9826.88-----193670.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---1-1111.0001.00------10.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C136--84095163951935.9836.88-----171360.00.0
A- Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C120--817104268947921.9737.68-----211200.00.0
A- Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1988Salem Dodgers NwstA-lan18-27---1-----
1989Salem Dodgers NwstA-lan19-41---------
1989Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan19-40---------
1990Yakima Bears NwstA-lan20-52---------
1991Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan21-33---------
1992Bakersfield Dodgers CalifA+lan22-63---------
1992San Antonio Missions TexAAlan22-25---------
1993San Antonio Missions TexAAlan23-48---1-----
1993Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan23-18---------
1994San Antonio Missions TexAAlan24-23---------
1994Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan24-30---------
1995Orlando Cubs SouAAchn25-94---------
1996Orlando Cubs SouAAchn26-76---------
1996Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn26-25---------
1997Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca27-59---------
1997Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca27-21---------
1998Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca28-4---------
1998Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca28-62---------
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28-31--------
1999San Antonio Missions TexAAlan29-38---------
1999Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan29-3318--------
2000Omaha Golden Spikes PCLAAAkca30-53---------
2000Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30-26---------
2001Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca31-29---------
2001Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31-55--------1
2002Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca32-34---------
2002Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex32-25---1-----
2002Texas RangersALMLBtex32-7---------
2003Durham Bulls ILAAAtba33-605--------
2004Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol34-42---------
2005New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAwas35-73---------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2009Hickory CrawdadsSALAMinortex39Manager1396376.45319.07 
2010Arizona Rangers -ArizRkMinortex40Hitting Coach553124.564--1Jayce TinglerLost in Semi-Finals
2011Arizona Rangers -ArizRkMinortex41Manager563818.679--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
2012Arizona Rangers -ArizRkMinortex42Manager563422.607--1 League Champions
2015Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex45First Base Coach1628874.543--1Jeff BanisterLost in 1st Round (Blue Jays)
2016Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex46First Base Coach1629567.586--1Jeff BanisterLost in 1st Round (Blue Jays)
2017Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex47First Base Coach1627884.48123.04Jeff Banister
2018Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex48Bullpen Coach763244.42118.05Jeff Banister
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2004-12-24ContractSigned as Free Agent by Nationals. 
2004-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-01-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rockies. 
2003-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2002-12-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Devil Rays. 
2002-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2002-07-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
2002-07-12Released by Rangers. 
2002-04-26Purchased by Rangers from Royals. 
2001-11-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
2001-10-22Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1999-11-30ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1999-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1999-01-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1999-01-07ContractSigned by Dodgers 
1998-10-16Free AgentGranted free agency 
1998-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-01-29ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1996-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-01-06Contractre-signed by Cubs 
1995-10-16Free AgentGranted free agency 
1995-01-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1994-10-17Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-06-14Contractsigned 
* 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
1998Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll28170,000-81239-1,276,192170,000170,000
2000Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll30175,000-79533-1,394,248200,000345,000
2001Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll31230,000-68325251,897,758200,000575,000
2002Texas RangersTeam Payroll32200,000-75730-2,011,045200,000775,000
* 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