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Melvin Nieves Pr mlb-39

+ Played in Major Leagues 1992-1998
Biography Data
Positions: OF-859, RF-207, LF-24, DH-24, 1B-4, CF-2
Proper Name: Melvin Ramos Nieves
Born: December 28, 1971 (43.335)
Place San Juan, Puerto Rico
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 220 Bats/Throws: Switch-Right
High School: Luis Pales Matos (Santa Rosa,PR)
Drafted: 1988 -- Signed as free agent by Atlanta Braves
MLB Debut:September 1,1992 (20.248)
TBC Player ID:15993
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Career Activity
Prospect Ranks:[1995]SDN #5 [1994]MLB #69 SDN #3 [1993]MLB #39 ATL #5 [1992]ATL #8 [1991]ATL #6
Organizations:ATL, SDN, DET, CIN, COL, WAS
Relationship(s):Brother of Wil Nieves

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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Released by Tigers
    Signed by Tigers
    Released by Rockies
    Signed by Rockies
    Contract purchased by Fukuoka Daei (Japan) from Twins
    Signed by Twins
    Signed as Free Agent by Twins.
    Released by Reds.
    Traded by Tigers to Reds for Donne Wall and Paul Bako.
    Traded by Padres with Richie Lewis and Raul Casanova to Tigers for Todd Steverson, Cade Gaspar and Sean Bergman.
    Traded by Braves with Vince Moore and Donnie Elliott to Padres for Fred McGriff.
    Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves.
    Draft Instances
    Signed as undrafted free agent by the Atlanta Braves in 1988.
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    1998Cincinnati Reds$ 820,000339863$ 170,000$ 1,276,192
    1997Detroit Tigers$ 335,0004601549$ 150,000$ 1,182,177
    1996Detroit Tigers$ 170,0005622738$ 109,000$ 957,870
    1995San Diego Padres$ 125,0006652525$ 109,000$ 999,520
    1994San Diego Padres$ 118,0007052422$ 109,000$ 957,101
    1993San Diego Padres$ 109,000757410$ 109,000$ 968,431
    1992Atlanta Braves$ 109,000680380$ 109,000$ 962,245

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