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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Robert Paul Melvin
Stat Years
1981-1995  [mlb] 1985-1994
Height/Weight
6-4 / 205
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
C (1081) ... 1B (48) ... DH (24) ... 3B (3) ... OF (3) ... 2B (1)
Draft Position
C
Born Date/Place
High School
Menlo-Atherton (Atherton,CA)
Colleges
University of California (Berkeley, California)
Draft
Selected by the Detroit Tigers in Round #1 (#2 overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft (Jan-Sec Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1985-05-25 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.209)
Service Time
Organizations
DET [5] SFN [3] BAL [3] NYA [2] KCA [1] BOS [1] CHA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 15279 ... retro id: melvb001 ... mlbam id: 118942
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Batting Splits for 1988

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Season Total and by Team
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Season Total892882732364421318270213460110510322.234.268.377.646.183.143.2554.5115.973.542.7834.38
SFN892882732364421318270213460110510322.234.268.377.646.183.143.2554.5115.973.542.7834.38
by Pitcher Type
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
vs LHP4093859231550312016901101378.271.315.435.751.224.165.2706.459.681.503.2334.78
vs RHP731951881441278151501737000046614.218.246.351.597.165.133.2473.5918.975.292.5634.15
vs Starter77200187164429100516021133011046915.235.276.369.645.182.134.2605.5016.503.002.5034.09
vs Reliever56888672013313110021300001347.233.250.395.645.186.163.2432.2714.776.503.4135.00
Game Information
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Home Games461481391234227141502725011025512.245.279.396.675.187.151.2704.7316.893.572.7035.29
Road Games431401341130206041200621000034810.224.257.358.615.179.134.2394.2915.003.502.8633.33
Day Games371241191225128051502416001034813.210.234.403.637.210.193.2023.2312.904.004.0352.00
Night Games52164154113930513120093001002559.253.294.357.652.162.104.2985.4918.293.331.8323.08
Grass Surface692262151851339182402939011058618.237.267.400.667.195.163.2543.9817.264.333.5435.29
Turf Surface20625851394003004700000174.224.274.293.567.138.069.2556.4511.291.750.0030.77
in Wins4214213718382011072000519000027018.277.303.511.814.270.234.2793.5213.383.804.9347.37
in Losses471461365262221170282701103334.191.234.243.477.096.051.2295.4818.493.380.6815.38
by Time Period
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
4-Mar/April165554612720360111300001235.222.236.426.662.204.204.2371.8223.6413.005.4541.67
5-May2164597952026005800001174.153.219.288.507.220.136.1437.8112.501.603.1344.44
6-June133000000000010000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.00
7-July2170666181141280041100001307.273.314.455.769.242.182.3025.7115.712.752.8638.89
8-August1759564181340140031000001255.321.356.446.802.179.125.3785.0816.953.331.6927.78
9-Sept/Oct133735076100301030110181.200.194.229.423.000.029.2120.008.110.000.0014.29
First Half38122116132112405120162200002409.181.221.345.566.207.164.1804.9218.033.674.1042.86
Second Half511661571043309131501724011036313.274.303.401.704.166.127.3054.2214.463.431.8130.23
Batting Slot
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Lineup Slot #3111000000000000000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.00
Lineup Slot #5111000000000000000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.00
Lineup Slot #629100964221640260222101102326.229.242.333.576.104.104.2702.0021.0010.502.0027.27
Lineup Slot #7421431351232198141500818000025413.237.280.400.680.222.163.2485.5912.592.252.8040.63
Lineup Slot #81035337961026002600001163.273.314.485.799.273.212.2805.7117.143.005.7133.33
Lineup Slot #9687011000000110000010.143.250.143.393.143.000.16712.5012.501.000.000.00
Positions
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
02 Catcher862842692363411318270213460110510222.234.269.379.648.186.145.2554.5816.203.542.8234.92
11 Pinch Hitter444011000000000000010.250.250.250.500.000.000.2500.000.000.000.000.00
by Ball-Strike Count
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
0-0 Count41464531081104000000101132.222.217.289.506.067.067.2170.000.000.000.0020.00
0-1 Count262828111100011000000000141.393.393.500.893.107.107.3700.000.000.003.579.09
0-2 Count192020111000000090000110.050.050.050.100.000.000.0910.0045.000.000.000.00
1-0 Count3134343833027010000001175.235.235.500.735.235.265.1880.000.000.005.8862.50
1-1 Count202322164200000000100082.273.273.364.636.091.091.2730.000.000.000.0033.33
1-2 Count39494918620000002200001102.163.163.204.367.041.041.2960.0044.900.000.0025.00
2-0 Count1110110000000000000101.0001.0001.0002.000.000.0001.0000.000.000.000.000.00
2-1 Count777111000100000000010.143.143.143.286.000.000.1430.000.000.000.000.00
2-2 Count354444512740150001100001195.273.273.432.705.159.159.3440.0025.000.002.2741.67
3-0 Count551000000000400000000.000.800.000.8004.000.000.00080.000.000.000.000.00
3-1 Count9864400047002000000164.667.7502.6673.4172.3332.000.00025.000.000.0050.00100.00
3-2 Count222316321100201740000031.125.391.188.579.438.063.16730.4317.390.570.0050.00
by Hit Type
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Ball in Air681211201440241015210100001006716.333.331.558.889.217.225.3020.000.000.004.1340.00
Ball on Ground64103102419163002000001005223.186.186.216.402.029.029.1860.000.000.000.0015.79
Bunt110000000000000100000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.00
by Inning
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Inning 1666021100300000000031.333.333.500.833.167.167.3330.000.000.000.0050.00
Inning 25959573161130270021100004255.281.305.439.744.193.158.3183.3918.645.503.3931.25
Inning 3161614331002200210000092.214.313.643.955.571.429.09112.506.250.5012.5066.67
Inning 445464241284002023500100164.286.326.381.707.119.095.3166.5210.871.670.0033.33
Inning 5303029344000000170000040.138.167.138.305.034.000.1823.3323.337.000.000.00
Inning 62828283631023000700000133.214.214.464.679.250.250.2110.0025.000.007.1450.00
Inning 741413951063017002700001164.256.293.410.703.205.154.2904.8817.073.502.4440.00
Inning 8343431153110200260100082.161.212.258.470.161.097.2005.8817.653.000.0040.00
Inning 9212120143001100110000071.200.238.350.588.200.150.1674.764.761.004.7625.00
Xtra Innings677022000000010000020.286.286.286.571.000.000.3330.0014.290.000.000.00
by Outs
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
0 Out59918610211440330141601003347.244.278.395.673.186.151.2694.4017.584.003.3033.33
1 Out7295895181250150151500102266.202.242.292.534.135.090.2305.2615.793.001.0533.33
2 Out631029882516414190041500000439.255.284.439.723.224.184.2663.9214.713.753.9236.00
by Situation
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Runners ---841811701237276044021130000005510.218.265.324.589.159.106.2436.0816.572.732.2127.03
Runners --3455000000000020000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.00
Runners -2-202222265001600030000091.273.273.409.682.136.136.2780.0013.640.004.5516.67
Runners -23321000000000100000000.000.500.000.5001.000.000.00050.000.000.000.000.00
Runners 1--46454371695026001501003277.372.386.6281.014.279.256.3892.2211.115.004.4443.75
Runners 1-3654011000200000010010.250.200.250.450.000.000.2000.000.000.000.000.00
Runners 12-2124242402119000500001114.167.167.458.625.292.292.1670.0020.830.004.17100.00
Runners 123444000000000010000100.000.000.000.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.00
Runners On671071031127157142300216011054812.262.274.466.740.223.204.2741.8714.958.003.7444.44
Scoring Position4062604116212170011100102215.183.194.350.544.183.167.1881.6117.7411.003.2345.45
Leadoff5374718171130330131300000296.239.270.408.679.197.169.2554.0517.574.334.0535.29
Last Batter333000000000000000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.00
Winning45111109925146051602217000014611.229.243.422.665.193.193.2301.8015.328.504.5044.00
Losing48104966191431170061701103275.198.243.281.524.146.083.2285.7716.352.830.9626.32
Tied4773688201440240051200001306.294.342.441.784.221.147.3336.8516.442.402.7430.00
Opponents
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
ATL62321132100000220000041.143.217.190.408.143.048.1588.708.701.000.0033.33
CHN72120132001100150000261.150.190.300.490.200.150.1434.7623.815.004.7633.33
CIN82222153101300050000092.227.227.409.636.182.182.2500.0022.730.004.5540.00
HOU10353321082001001500101122.303.314.364.678.091.061.3452.8614.295.000.0020.00
LAN134444113101115010700000193.295.295.432.727.114.136.3330.0015.910.002.2723.08
MON92826353101400230000092.192.250.346.596.231.154.1827.1410.711.503.5740.00
NYN71715242101200230000182.267.353.533.886.400.267.27311.7617.651.505.8850.00
PHI61716122000100120000020.125.176.125.301.063.000.1435.8811.762.000.000.00
PIT82524121001101160000051.083.120.208.328.125.125.0594.0024.006.004.0050.00
SDN623224852014000301001133.364.364.591.955.227.227.3890.0013.040.004.3537.50
SLN933306944015003500000165.300.364.533.897.333.233.3339.0915.151.673.0355.56
by Ballpark
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Astrodome41312143100000110000051.333.385.417.801.167.083.3647.697.691.000.0025.00
Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium276000000000100000000.000.143.000.143.167.000.00014.290.000.000.000.00
Busch Stadium II51716263300200100000093.375.412.563.974.250.188.3755.880.000.000.0050.00
Candlestick Park461481391234227141502725011025512.245.279.396.675.187.151.2704.7316.893.572.7035.29
Dodger Stadium725251641013000500000102.240.240.400.640.160.160.2630.0020.000.004.0033.33
Jack Murphy Stadium31212353101300010000192.417.417.7501.167.333.333.4000.008.330.008.3340.00
Olympic Stadium41211111000000120000010.091.167.091.258.091.000.1118.3316.672.000.000.00
Riverfront Stadium51616143001200030000071.250.250.438.688.188.188.2500.0018.750.006.2525.00
Shea Stadium254000000000110000000.000.200.000.200.250.000.00020.0020.001.000.000.00
Three Rivers Stadium377000000000020000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0000.0028.570.000.000.00
Veterans Stadium41312122000100120000020.167.231.167.397.083.000.2007.6915.382.000.000.00
Wrigley Field41313121001100040000251.154.154.385.538.231.231.1250.0030.770.007.6950.00
96 record(s)
Glossary:
G Games Played (or Pitched) PA Plate Appearances 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 HBP Hit by a Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IBB Intentional Walks GDP Grounded into Double Play TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) 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) 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)