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MERKIN VALDEZ   +

MLB  Free Agent
Positions
P-267
Born
November 10, 1981  (33.017)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-3 / 170
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
Escuela Rural Palenque (DR)
College:
 
Drafted:
Signed as UDFA 1999 by ATL 
Signed by
Full Name
Merkin R. Valdez 
TBC Player ID
45753
MLB Debut
August 1, 2004  (22.264)

Pitch Repertoire

2011SpeedShareStrike%#
Fastball94.9260.060.7851
Slider82.3717.760.0015
Changeup84.6116.557.1414
2-Seam Fastball94.505.940.005
Top Prospect:  mlb  2004 (#40), 2005 (#58)   team  2004 (#1-SF), 2005 (#2-SF), 2006 (#5-SF)
Control
39
K-Rating
62
Efficiency
54
vsPower
75

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OFF THE FIELD
Salary data is available for Major Leaguers since 1985. Players not on opening day roster, for the most part, are assumed to have earned the minimum salary for that year. Team payrolls are based on opening day rosters and the player's listed team is the first team he played for during a given season. Career earnings are estimates and based only on available data.
YearTeamSalaryRankTeam PayrollPct of Tm Payroll 
2004San Francisco Giants$300,000$ 82,019,1660.4% 
2008San Francisco Giants$390,000$ 76,594,5000.5% 
2009San Francisco Giants$401,000$ 82,616,4500.5% 
2010Toronto Blue Jays$409,500$ 62,689,3570.7% 
2011Texas Rangers$414,000$ 92,299,2640.4% 
Career Earnings:$ 1,914,500 



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