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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Robert Joseph Sykes
Stat Years
1974-1982  [mlb] 1977-1981
6-2 / 200
Both / Left
P (166)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
High School
None listed
Miami-Dade College (Miami,Florida)
Selected by the Detroit Tigers in Round #19 (#440 overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1977-04-09 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.119)
Service Time
SLN [3] DET [2] NYA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18677 ... retro id: sykeb101 ... mlbam id: 123064
Pitch Repertoire
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Season Batting Totals

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1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLB4225Log - Sp - Ext227392400020011413101.
1 record(s)
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 Level Level of the team in terms of MLB, minor league level, Independent or College division Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics 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)

Bob Sykes Batting Log for 1980

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April 1980
1980-04-123SLNPITNLL 2-7Box | PBP138p---------------------------------------
1980-04-177SLNPITNLW 12-9Box | PBP239p9144-11-------2------------.
1980-04-2010SLNPITNLL 3-6Box | PBP340p---------------------------.
1980-04-2211SLNCHNNLL 12-16Box | PBP441p9-1----------1-------------.250.250.400.650
1980-04-2513SLNPHINLW 3-1Box | PBP542p---------------------------.250.250.400.650
1980-04-2816SLNCHNNLL 2-4Box | PBP643p---------------------------.250.250.400.650
1980-04-2917SLNCHNNLL 4-6Box | PBP744p---------------------------.250.250.400.650
May 1980
1980-05-0421SLNHOUNLL 2-4Box | PBP845p9111-11--------------------.400.400.500.900
1980-05-1732SLNSFNNLL 2-4Box | PBP946p---------------------------.400.400.500.900
1980-05-2741SLNNYNNLL 5-9Box | PBP1047p---------------------------.400.400.500.900
June 1980
1980-06-0548SLNNYNNLL 1-2Box | PBP1148p9122----------1------------.286.286.375.661
1980-06-1054SLNATLNLL 2-5Box | PBP1249p9133----------1------------.
1980-06-1558SLNCINNLW 10-9Box | PBP1350p9133----------1------------.
1980-06-1962SLNHOUNLL 0-2Box | PBP1451p9122----------2------------.
1980-06-2467SLNPITNLW 3-2Box | PBP1552p9133----------1------------.
1980-06-3073SLNPITNLL 4-5Box | PBP1653p9121----------1-1----------.
July 1980
1980-07-0478SLNPHINLW 1-0Box | PBP1754p9133-----------------------.
1980-07-1384SLNNYNNLL 4-7Box | PBP1855p9132----------1-1----------.
1980-07-1990SLNSFNNLL 4-7Box | PBP1956p9122-11--------------------.
1980-07-2595SLNSDNNLW 3-2Box | PBP2057p9122-----------------------.
1980-07-31100SLNSFNNLL 4-6Box | PBP2158p9121----------1-1----------.
August 1980
1980-08-06104SLNPHINLW 14-0Box | PBP2259p91551---------3------------.
1980-08-11109SLNMONNLW 16-0Box | PBP2360p9143111---2------1---------.
1980-08-20118SLNCINNLL 3-4Box | PBP2461p9111-----------------------.
1980-08-31128SLNATLNLL 2-6Box | PBP2562p9111---------------1-------.
September 1980
1980-09-06133SLNHOUNLL 5-9Box | PBP2663p911------------1-----------.
26 record(s)
Game Date Calendar date of the game Tm-Gm# Game Number of his Team Tm Team Played For Opp Opponent (Team) Lg League Result Final score of game Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) S-G# Season Game Number for Player C-G# Career Game Number for Player Pos Defensive Position Ln Lineup slot in batting order GS Games Started PA Plate Appearances AB At Bats R Runs H Hits TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HBP Hit by a Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IBB Intentional Walks GDP Grounded into Double Play Pit Pitches Str Strikes Bal Balls Fou Fouls Cal Called Strikes Sw Swing and Miss Strikes InPl Balls put in Play 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)