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Mark MerchantTrack this Player High Level: AAA Stat Years: 1987-1998
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Drafted
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1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsOF-455, 1B-39Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMinors Leaguers
Proper NameMark Alan Merchant
Height6-2Weight185BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 23,1969 [49.267]PlaceDunkirk,New York
High SchoolOviedo (Oviedo,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 1st round (2nd overall) of the 1987 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$165,000
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1988-PIT-#1 ... 1989-PIT-#1 ... 1990-SEA-#4
OrganizationsSEA [4] CIN [3] PIT [3] KCA [2] CHA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID88536
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed44Power63Contact43XBH51RBIs63Runs43Hitting58Durability65Team.504Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1987Gulf Coast PiratesGCLRkpit-of18501853249513173313302910040.265.370.351.721659216.301.086.357.32413.8913.430.971.3961.6718.37
1988Augusta PiratesSALApit-of1960211365160219143413820220.242.367.299.666638256.283.057.303.31416.0214.840.930.78105.5015.69
1989Augusta PiratesSALApit-of201559111961083171300110.322.388.458.84627767.404.136.288.37410.4519.401.860.000.0036.84
1989San Bernardino SpiritCalifA+sea-of20119429659015211461766110120410.210.308.331.63914228496.246.121.289.29712.3020.361.662.2239.0031.11
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1344887610921311542076811420520.223.318.346.66416935563.266.123.289.30612.0820.251.681.9544.3632.11
1990San Bernardino SpiritCalifA+sea-of212910222323041982203400000.314.426.461.887477122.438.147.402.40416.3927.871.703.2825.5021.88
1990Williamsport BillsEastAAsea-of214415616285001072143610220.179.249.212.461335173.230.033.154.2148.0920.812.570.000.0017.86
1990Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         73258386080429154347010220.233.322.310.6328012295.301.077.252.29311.5323.732.061.3664.5020.00
1991Peninsula PilotsCaroA+sea-of2278270316881634114517000060.252.371.356.7279615321.320.104.319.33315.8921.811.371.8745.0022.06
1991Jacksonville SunsSouAAsea-of2251156224410051734213810140.282.369.442.8116915179.342.160.288.35811.7321.231.812.7931.2034.09
1991Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12942653112181115114872108101100.263.370.387.75716530500.328.124.308.34214.4021.601.502.2038.7326.79
1992Jacksonville SunsSouAAsea-of23109381429391134732379121620.244.310.375.68514323427.283.131.231.3118.6721.312.463.0429.3124.73
1993Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin-of2410933656101160176135507930320.301.393.500.89316833392.346.199.342.39412.7620.151.584.3419.7632.67
1993Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-of2436211000002301000.167.375.333.708219.333.166.500.33822.2233.331.500.000.00100.00
1993Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         11234258102170176135528231320.298.393.497.89017034401.346.199.345.39312.9720.451.584.2420.1233.33
1994Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin51b2510632931102142556123946015810.310.378.410.78813521374.343.100.216.34410.4312.301.181.3465.8020.59
1995Sioux City ExplorersNorthernInd-26612174169140114111364010122.318.416.535.95111625255.347.217.382.41414.1215.691.114.3119.7336.23
1995Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin-of26255341100160071500014.208.300.264.56414160.270.056.189.26011.6725.002.141.6753.009.09
1996Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-1b273811818337042110222601006.280.393.441.8345211141.330.161.356.37415.6018.441.182.8429.5033.33
1996Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcha-of274213121286041511172921116.214.311.351.6624610152.242.137.267.29811.1819.081.712.6332.7535.71
1996Totals for Amer-Amer         802493961130836213955221112.245.351.394.7459821293.283.149.309.33413.3118.771.412.7331.1334.43
1997Wichita WranglersTexAAkca-of284914727509093801233520203.340.431.5851.0168618174.390.245.395.43813.2220.111.525.1716.3336.00
1997Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-of2825000000000400000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0080.000.000.000.000.00
1997Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         5115227509093801233920203.329.419.566.9858618179.387.237.382.42612.8521.791.705.0316.8936.00
1998Newburgh Black DiamondsAtlInd-2969252336414184011314920124.254.339.413.75210423286.286.159.282.33210.8417.131.582.8031.5035.94
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter929307443680012088441410546442687165273429.260.353.386.73911882123564.307.126.289.00012.4019.281.552.3636.6026.50
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter852604162140836214162231112.238.345.385.73010022307.283.147.308.00013.3620.201.512.6132.5035.48
AA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter493155819842963350235171619134092191917.275.354.416.7706481161779.319.141.264.00010.7419.111.782.8131.1627.04
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2268011181902632199361213220520470.237.345.356.70128550939.292.119.313.00014.0621.831.552.2438.1426.32
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter752704770121227174485120330.259.372.333.7059015323.309.074.300.00014.8615.791.060.62135.0021.43
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter501853249513173313302910040.265.370.351.721659216.301.086.357.00013.8913.430.971.3961.6718.37
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13046974133281198122678930246.284.375.469.84422048541.314.185.328.00012.3816.451.333.5124.6836.09
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625367614021115721887712031565.260.353.386.73920737621.307.126.289.00012.4019.281.552.3636.6026.50

Fielding Statistics

TopStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1987Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit18OF46--98432105102.9712.22------5092.073.0
1988Augusta Pirates SALApit19OF57--12423-129126.9772.21------6095.041.3
1989Augusta Pirates SALApit20OF14--23---23231.0001.64------1593.39.7
1989San Bernardino Spirit CalifA+sea20OF111--205381216208.9631.87------11993.378.2
1990San Bernardino Spirit CalifA+sea21OF14--4-1-54.8000.29------2948.39.9
1990San Bernardino Spirit CalifA+sea211B1--9---991.0009.00------293.40.7
1990Williamsport Bills EastAAsea21OF33--48---48481.0001.45------4475.023.6
1991Peninsula Pilots CaroA+sea22OF66--8721-9089.9891.35------7884.647.5
1991Jacksonville Suns SouAAsea22OF41--613-164641.0001.56------5180.428.7
1992Jacksonville Suns SouAAsea23OF22--361--37371.0001.68------10920.215.4
1993Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin24OF25--3731-4140.9761.60------10922.917.7
1993Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin241B6--414124645.9787.50------1095.54.3
1993Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin24OF1--1---111.0001.00------333.30.7
1994Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin251B22--16210217174172.9897.82------10620.815.7
1994Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin25OF4--12---12121.0003.00------1063.82.9
1995Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin26OF4--1---111.0000.25------2516.02.8
1995Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin261B1--1---111.0001.00------254.00.7
1996Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca271B8--403-643431.0005.38------3821.15.6
1996Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca27OF3--1-1-21.5000.33------387.92.1
1996Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha27OF2--1---111.0000.50------424.81.4
1997Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca28OF11--24---24241.0002.18------4922.47.9
1997Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca281B1--4---441.0004.00------492.00.7
1997Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca28OF1--1---111.0001.00------250.00.7
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B8--403-643431.0005.38------80.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF7--4-1-54.8000.57------70.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 7 season(s)-   OF140--219711227226.9961.61------1400.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B30--20814319225222.9877.40------300.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF191--2965101311301.9681.58------1910.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--9---991.0009.00------10.00.0
A Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF71--14723-152149.9802.10------710.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF46--98432105102.9712.22------460.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1987Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit18---------46-
1988Augusta Pirates SALApit19---------57-
1989Augusta Pirates SALApit20---------14-
1989San Bernardino Spirit CalifA+sea20---------111-
1990San Bernardino Spirit CalifA+sea21--1------14-
1990Williamsport Bills EastAAsea21---------33-
1991Peninsula Pilots CaroA+sea22---------66-
1991Jacksonville Suns SouAAsea22---------41-
1992Jacksonville Suns SouAAsea23---------22-
1993Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin24--6------25-
1993Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin24---------1-
1994Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin25--22------4-
1995Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin26--1------4-
1996Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca27--8------3-
1996Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha27---------2-
1997Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca28--1------11-
1997Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca28---------1-