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TODD VAN POPPEL

MLB  Retired     |   Played: 1990-2004
Positions
P-515
Born
December 9, 1971  (42.264)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-5 / 210
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
James Martin  (Arlington,TX)
College:
 
Drafted:
Oakland Athletics:  1990-1-14 (June-Reg)  bonus: $500,000 
Signed by
Full Name
Todd Matthew Van Poppel 
TBC Player ID
361
MLB Debut
Top Prospect:  mlb  1991 (#1), 1992 (#2), 1993 (#7)   team  1991 (#1-OAK), 1992 (#1-OAK), 1993 (#1-OAK)
Control
27
K-Rating
68
Efficiency
37
vsPower
38

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OFF THE FIELD
The formula to determine similarity scores is listed in the about section of the site. In short, the scores attempt to compare players career batting statistics vs all other major leagues as well as cumulative statistics at each age.
Career Statistics
1.  Jason Hammel (83.63)
2.  Kent Bottenfield (82.92)
3.  Jason Grimsley (82.39)
4.  Elmer Dessens (81.46)
5.  Scott Schoeneweis (80.29)
6.  Scott Sanders (78.91)
7.  Jorge Sosa (77.61)
8.  Mike Kekich (75.1)
9.  Jay Witasick (74.89)
10.  Jeff Robinson (74.89)
Age: 20
1.  Larry Yellen (83.41)
2.  George Gerberman (80.12)
3.  Bruce Hitt (79.6)
4.  Bob Sprout (79.37)
5.  Mario Picone (79.21)
6.  Gus Keriazakos (79.17)
7.  Jim Ollom (78.81)
8.  Nolan Ryan (78.57)
9.  Roy Heiser (78.49)
10.  Rex Hudson (77.78)
Age: 21
1.  Jake Peavy (94.82)
2.  Sid Fernandez (91.16)
3.  Edwin Jackson (91.04)
4.  Kyle Davies (90.06)
5.  Ramon Garcia (88.54)
6.  Rich Hunter (88.37)
7.  John Roper (88.22)
8.  Jaret Wright (87.38)
9.  Steve Dunning (86.73)
10.  Chad Billingsley (86.69)
Age: 22
1.  Ryan Dempster (90.43)
2.  Scott Olsen (89.77)
3.  Johnny Cueto (85.78)
4.  Rich Harden (84.96)
5.  Jair Jurrjens (84.46)
6.  Jimmy Gobble (84.42)
7.  Scott Scudder (83.88)
8.  Jeff Weaver (83.75)
9.  Tyler Chatwood (81.87)
10.  Bob Wolcott (81.25)
Age: 23
1.  Kyle Davies (93.94)
2.  Randy Wolf (91.78)
3.  Bob Wolcott (88.96)
4.  Brian Meadows (88.61)
5.  Jim Parque (88.24)
6.  Bobby Witt (86.28)
7.  Johnny Cueto (83.1)
8.  Jeff Weaver (82.86)
9.  John Danks (82.45)
10.  Jimmy Gobble (82.29)
Age: 24
1.  Steve Dunning (84.32)
2.  Pete Redfern (80.31)
3.  Bob Anderson (79.11)
4.  Mark Lemongello (78.47)
5.  Glendon Rusch (78.31)
6.  Edwin Jackson (77.76)
7.  John Lannan (77.6)
8.  Ruben Quevedo (75.39)
9.  Jhoulys Chacin (74.62)
10.  Joe Kennedy (74.38)
Age: 25
1.  Steve Dunning (84.57)
2.  Glendon Rusch (82.03)
3.  Jimmy Haynes (80.91)
4.  Brett Cecil (79.53)
5.  Danny Wright (79.1)
6.  Mark Lemongello (78.47)
7.  Runelvys Hernandez (77.04)
8.  Jerome Williams (76.93)
9.  Felipe Lira (76.8)
10.  Jesus Sanchez (76.63)
Age: 26
1.  Jimmy Haynes (88.41)
2.  Steve Dunning (81.4)
3.  Mike Morgan (80.34)
4.  Mark Lemongello (79.52)
5.  Mike Kekich (79.05)
6.  Micah Owings (78.53)
7.  Dustin Hermanson (77.41)
8.  Jesus Sanchez (76.89)
9.  Willie Banks (76.75)
10.  Carl Pavano (76.65)
Age: 27
1.  Steve Dunning (85.78)
2.  Andy Sonnanstine (85.74)
3.  Dick Pole (83.71)
4.  Blake Stein (82.84)
5.  Micah Owings (82.17)
6.  Tom Gorzelanny (81.35)
7.  Steve Cooke (80.37)
8.  Jorge Sosa (80.36)
9.  Bill Swift (80.32)
10.  Brian Williams (80.28)
Age: 28
1.  Scott Sanders (86.86)
2.  Jorge Sosa (84.02)
3.  Philip Hughes (82.69)
4.  Scott Schoeneweis (81.78)
5.  Andy Sonnanstine (80.01)
6.  Brian Williams (79.66)
7.  Scott Elarton (79.35)
8.  Barry Moore (78.93)
9.  Blake Stein (78.71)
10.  Steve Dunning (78.33)
Age: 29
1.  Scott Sanders (87.62)
2.  Jorge Sosa (84.04)
3.  Scott Schoeneweis (83.14)
4.  Philip Hughes (81.11)
5.  Jason Hammel (80.39)
6.  John Wasdin (79.85)
7.  Kent Mercker (79.31)
8.  Tom Gorzelanny (79)
9.  Kevin Correia (78.55)
10.  Mark Grant (77.79)
Age: 30
1.  Scott Sanders (89.37)
2.  Jorge Sosa (85.23)
3.  Scott Schoeneweis (84.89)
4.  Jason Hammel (81.6)
5.  Dave Burba (77.93)
6.  Brian Williams (77.78)
7.  Mike Kekich (77.25)
8.  Tom Gorzelanny (77.1)
9.  Elmer Dessens (76.86)
10.  Brian Bohanon (76.34)
Age: 31
1.  Scott Schoeneweis (89.58)
2.  Scott Sanders (86.91)
3.  Jason Hammel (83.09)
4.  Kent Bottenfield (82.37)
5.  Elmer Dessens (81.33)
6.  Jorge Sosa (81.14)
7.  Willie Blair (78.98)
8.  Jay Witasick (78.14)
9.  John Wasdin (77.58)
10.  Mike Kekich (76.52)
Age: 32
1.  Elmer Dessens (86.82)
2.  Scott Schoeneweis (86.07)
3.  Jason Hammel (83.63)
4.  Kent Bottenfield (82.92)
5.  Scott Sanders (78.91)
6.  Willie Blair (78.69)
7.  Woody Williams (77.82)
8.  Jorge Sosa (77.61)
9.  Kent Mercker (75.74)
10.  Mike Kekich (75.1)
Age: 33
1.  Elmer Dessens (86.99)
2.  Jason Hammel (83.63)
3.  Scott Schoeneweis (83.16)
4.  Kent Bottenfield (82.92)
5.  Scott Sanders (78.91)
6.  Cal McLish (77.65)
7.  Jorge Sosa (77.61)
8.  Mark Leiter (77.43)
9.  Bruce Chen (77.33)
10.  Ron Villone (76.26)


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