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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
William Lyman Melvin
Stat Years
1986-2009
Height/Weight
6-3 / 192
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (253)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
None listed
Colleges
Louisburg College (Louisburg, North Carolina)
Draft
Selected by the Chicago Cubs in Round #8 (#194 overall) of the 1986 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
Service Time
Organizations
CHN [8]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 88485
Relations
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1986Wytheville CubsAppRkchn-191---087.1813120001057.26754464425710091.8910.460.626.558.908.431.36.000
    1986Minor Totals: CHNbyYearRk----191---087.2413120001057.76754464425710091.9110.540.636.618.978.501.36.000
    1987Geneva CubsNYPLA-chn-202---853.4815152000085.1583933450816041.276.120.425.278.544.111.62.615
    1987Charleston (Wv) WheelersSALA----202---233.4217310814147.1412318234322021.587.800.386.466.084.370.94.400
    1987Minor Totals: CHN-byYearA-/A----202---1083.473218308141132.79962516841138061.386.740.415.727.694.221.35.556
    1988Peoria ChiefsMidwAchn-213---893.54282732010180.2151807111701347041.227.520.553.496.683.991.91.471
    1988Minor Totals: CHNbyYearA----211---893.55282732010180.7151807111701347041.237.540.553.506.694.001.91.471
    1989Winston-Salem SpiritsCaroA+chn-224---694.69272320240126.214079667817617061.749.950.505.765.405.610.94.400
    1989Minor Totals: CHNbyYearA+----221---694.71272320240126.714079667817617061.759.980.505.785.425.630.94.400
    1990Winston-Salem SpiritsCaroA+chn-235---833.413014117160118.21075145571886021.508.120.385.386.673.871.24.727
    1990Minor Totals: CHNbyYearA+----231---833.433014117160118.71075145571886021.518.150.385.416.703.881.24.727
    1991Winston-Salem SpiritsCaroA+chn-246---543.334130015384100.08950375499412011.388.010.454.418.464.501.92.556
    1991Minor Totals: CHNbyYearA+----241---543.334130015384100.08950375499412011.388.010.454.418.464.501.92.556
    1992Charlotte KnightsSouAAchn-257---442.3828600722068.0492718238473001.286.490.265.036.223.571.24.500
    1992Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-257---304.6218000718039.0322020927311011.517.382.086.237.154.621.151.000
    1992Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA/AA----252---743.204660014400107.08147381165784011.366.810.935.476.563.951.20.636
    1993Orlando CubsSouAAchn-268---013.88361001335165.057342811406012031.497.891.525.548.314.711.50.000
    1993Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAA----261---013.88361001335165.057342811406012031.497.891.525.548.314.711.50.000
    2009Laredo BroncosuntdIndy----429---0119.2911000002.16650301103.8623.140.0011.570.0023.140.00.000
    2009Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----421---0121.4311000002.36650301104.2925.710.0012.860.0025.710.00.000
    Minor League Totals44463.8725310493591496888.379145738260502700760321.468.020.615.097.094.631.39.489
    Minor: Indy Totals0121.4311000002.36650301104.2925.710.0012.860.0025.710.00.000
    Minor: Rk Totals087.2413120001057.76754464425710091.9110.540.636.618.978.501.36.000
    Minor: A- Totals853.4915152000085.3583933450816041.276.130.425.298.574.121.62.615
    Minor: A Totals10123.514530428151228.019210389131041669061.307.580.514.116.554.071.60.455
    Minor: A+ Totals19163.8698403124584345.33361801481720125835091.568.760.445.246.734.691.28.543
    Minor: AA Totals453.116470020571133.01066146137810715031.387.170.885.287.244.131.37.444
    Minor: AAA Totals304.6218000718039.0322020927311011.517.382.086.237.154.621.151.000
    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 NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1986Wytheville CubsAppRkchn-19p11411000000000701000.000.000.000.0001200.000.000.0000.0058.330.000.00.000.0
    1987Geneva CubsNYPLA-chn-20p21516151001000400000.313.313.375.6881661.063.062.4170.0025.000.000.00.0020.0
    1992Charlotte KnightsSouAAchn-25p3287000000001202000.000.125.000.1251000.143.000.00010.0020.002.000.00.000.0
    1993Orlando CubsSouAAchn-26p4363120003000001000.667.667.6671.334420.000.000.6670.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals93372710040011304000.189.211.216.4274281.054.027.2922.3830.9513.000.00.0014.3
    Minor: Rk Totals1411000000000701000.000.000.000.0001200.000.000.0000.0058.330.000.00.000.0
    Minor: A- Totals1516151001000400000.313.313.375.6881661.063.062.4170.0025.000.000.00.0020.0
    Minor: AA Totals6410120003001203000.200.273.200.4731420.100.000.2507.1414.292.000.00.000.0
    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 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
    1986Wytheville CubsAppRk19P1300.0251087.8750.500.0019.192.99
    1987Geneva CubsNYPLA-20P1500.0410211614.8750.900.0019.7100.06
    1987Charleston (Wv) WheelersSALA20P1700.01400551.0000.300.0012.2100.012
    1988Peoria ChiefsMidwA21P2800.01320413733.8921.200.0020.0100.07
    1989Winston-Salem SpiritsCaroA+22P2700.0423333027.9001.000.0020.0100.04
    1990Winston-Salem SpiritsCaroA+23P3000.01022133332.9701.100.0021.4100.04
    1991Winston-Salem SpiritsCaroA+24P4100.0480112121.0000.300.0029.3100.02
    1992Charlotte KnightsSouAA25P2800.056101211.9170.400.0019.6100.05
    1992Iowa CubsAmerAAA25P1800.01300441.0000.200.0012.6100.011
    1993Orlando CubsSouAA26P3600.0930012121.0000.300.0025.5100.03
    AAA Totals - (P)18001300441.0000.200.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)6400149102423.9580.400.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)98001853477571.9470.700.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)45001424414238.9050.800.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (P)1500410211614.8750.900.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)1300251087.8750.500.000.00.00
    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
    1986Minor13----------
    1987Minor32----------
    1988Minor28----------
    1989Minor27----------
    1990Minor30----------
    1991Minor41----------
    1992Minor46----------
    1993Minor36----------
    Totals253----------