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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Joseph Melton Oliver
Stat Years
1983-2001  [mlb] 1989-2001
Height/Weight
6-3 / 220
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
C (1650) ... 1B (50) ... DH (7) ... LF (2) ... OF (1) ... RF (1) ... 3B (1)
Draft Position
C
Born Date/Place
High School
Boone (Orlando,FL)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Cincinnati Reds in Round #2 (#41 overall) of the 1983 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
George Zuraw
MLB Debut
1989-07-15 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.356)
Service Time
Organizations
CIN [14] SEA [2] MIL [1] DET [1] PIT [1] NYA [1] BOS [1] TBA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 641 ... retro id: olivj001 ... mlbam id: 119987
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Batting Splits for 1998

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Season Total and by Team
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Season Total76273248225840120634011849034088818.234.281.355.636.190.121.2646.5917.952.722.2031.03
DET47167156836239042301733004055713.231.257.365.623.173.135.2604.1919.764.712.4036.11
SEA29106921422173021100111603003315.239.320.337.657.217.098.27010.3815.091.451.8922.73
by Pitcher Type
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
vs LHP44998952013601140091700104297.225.293.326.619.202.101.2649.0917.171.891.0135.00
vs RHP611741591738276052001932033045911.239.275.371.646.182.132.2645.1718.393.562.8728.95
vs Starter6817515713402990221011229033065511.255.302.350.653.166.096.2956.8616.572.421.1427.50
vs Reliever59989191811304130062000102337.198.245.363.608.231.165.2066.1220.413.334.0838.89
Game Information
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Home Games3812711662214503120092101106368.190.246.310.556.198.121.2047.0916.542.332.3636.36
Road Games381461321636267032201928023025210.273.313.394.706.182.121.3176.1619.183.112.0527.78
Day Games2177726191540060041101001234.264.303.319.622.111.056.3115.1914.292.750.0021.05
Night Games5519617616392580628011438024076514.222.273.369.643.222.148.2437.1419.392.713.0635.90
Grass Surface50188171184530100522011234023057015.263.306.409.716.211.146.2966.3818.092.832.6633.33
Turf Surface26857741310201120061501103183.169.226.234.460.143.065.1947.0617.652.501.1823.08
in Wins331341201327213031800102403104396.225.282.325.607.183.100.2557.4617.912.402.2422.22
in Losses43139128931199031601825003044912.242.281.383.663.195.141.2725.7617.993.132.1638.71
by Time Period
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
4-Mar/April14484641072017011900101153.217.229.326.555.109.109.2432.0818.759.002.0830.00
5-May1555522171050210002600103287.327.345.538.884.250.212.3333.6410.913.003.6441.18
6-June14494528610150031500101122.178.224.267.491.156.089.2336.1230.615.002.0425.00
7-July82825232100100260010141.120.179.160.339.120.040.1507.1421.433.000.0033.33
8-August176656813103005008902001163.232.328.286.614.196.054.27712.1213.641.130.0023.08
9-Sept/Oct827244750026002401001132.292.346.542.888.333.250.2787.4114.812.007.4128.57
First Half43152143835238042201630003055512.245.270.385.654.175.140.2773.9519.745.002.6334.29
Second Half331211051423174021200121903103336.219.297.314.611.210.095.2479.9215.701.581.6526.09
Batting Slot
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Lineup Slot #1233020200200000000042.667.6671.3332.000.667.667.6670.000.000.000.00100.00
Lineup Slot #2111000000000000000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.00
Lineup Slot #6144011000200010000010.250.250.250.500.000.000.3330.0025.000.000.000.00
Lineup Slot #71139323861015006800102122.250.359.375.734.313.125.29215.3820.511.332.5625.00
Lineup Slot #86022320619473390524011140033067114.228.264.345.608.165.117.2564.9317.943.642.2429.79
Lineup Slot #9132000000100100000000.000.333.000.333.500.000.00033.330.000.000.000.00
Positions
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
02 Catcher72266243215640100631011648034088416.230.274.346.619.177.115.2596.0218.053.002.2628.57
03 First Base233020200200010000042.667.6671.3332.000.667.6671.0000.0033.330.000.00100.00
10 Des Hitter111000000000000000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.00
11 Pinch Hitter331100000100200000000.000.667.000.6672.000.000.00066.670.000.000.000.00
by Ball-Strike Count
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
0-0 Count3872676171330113001502204234.254.257.343.600.104.090.2541.396.945.001.3923.53
0-1 Count172019366000300000100060.316.316.316.632.000.000.3160.000.000.000.000.00
0-2 Count151515110001300090000041.067.067.267.333.200.200.0000.0060.000.006.67100.00
1-0 Count141515154001101000000081.333.333.533.867.133.200.2860.000.000.006.6720.00
1-1 Count22262611174002000000000154.423.423.5771.000.154.154.4230.000.000.000.0036.36
1-2 Count2835350220002000200000120.057.057.057.114.000.000.1330.0057.140.000.000.00
2-0 Count788011000000000000010.125.125.125.250.000.000.1250.000.000.000.000.00
2-1 Count131313110001100000000141.077.077.308.385.231.231.0000.000.000.007.69100.00
2-2 Count27313035300230001100101112.167.161.367.528.200.200.1670.0035.480.006.4540.00
3-0 Count330000000100300000000.0001.000.000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.00
3-1 Count1011717430020040000001031.0001.0001.4292.4291.000.4291.00036.360.000.000.0042.86
3-2 Count2024135202003001040010142.154.500.308.808.923.154.20041.6716.670.400.00100.00
by Hit Type
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Ball in Air611231191344261206240100004007418.370.358.622.980.244.252.3250.000.000.004.8840.91
Ball on Ground548279313130009000003008130.165.165.165.329.000.000.1650.000.000.000.000.00
Bunt230000000000000300000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.00
by Inning
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Inning 1455000000000020000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.00
Inning 2434341210720180001001102153.244.238.366.604.122.122.2900.0023.260.002.3330.00
Inning 3313128252300200340000283.179.258.286.544.214.107.2089.6812.901.330.0060.00
Inning 42929242641017004500100102.250.345.417.761.333.167.26313.7917.241.253.4533.33
Inning 5404136611101004014400102121.306.366.333.699.111.028.3339.769.761.000.009.09
Inning 63234301971014002802000132.300.344.433.777.200.133.3815.8823.534.002.9422.22
Inning 7242423342200200140000062.174.208.261.469.130.087.2114.1716.674.000.0050.00
Inning 84244395970024004500102152.231.295.385.680.256.154.2129.0911.361.254.5522.22
Inning 9161818141201300060000093.222.222.500.722.278.278.2730.0033.330.005.5675.00
Xtra Innings244000000000010000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.00
by Outs
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
0 Out6010188151912304120181503203347.216.276.386.662.250.170.2117.9214.851.883.9636.84
1 Out5084794211470090031400205287.266.286.354.640.127.089.3133.5716.674.670.0033.33
2 Out58888131814202130072000000264.222.284.321.605.185.099.2717.9522.732.862.2722.22
by Situation
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Runners ---66144138133320805501624000005613.239.271.406.677.203.167.2574.1716.674.003.4739.39
Runners --3565011000100120000010.200.333.200.533.200.000.33316.6733.332.000.000.00
Runners -2-263529566000600650000060.207.343.207.550.207.000.25017.1414.290.830.000.00
Runners -23775033000700010020030.600.429.6001.029.000.000.5000.0014.290.000.000.00
Runners 1--3742372743002003802006103.189.250.270.520.162.081.2417.1419.052.670.0042.86
Runners 1-311108111000300130010110.125.200.125.325.125.000.16710.0030.003.000.000.00
Runners 12-2021201641017000501000102.300.300.500.800.200.200.3570.0023.810.004.7633.33
Runners 123886011000300110010110.167.250.167.417.167.000.16712.5012.501.000.000.00
Runners On66129110925204012900122503408325.227.294.291.585.173.064.2739.3019.382.080.7820.00
Scoring Position54877371816101270091701402222.247.314.301.615.178.055.28810.3419.541.891.1511.11
Leadoff476561911530330141100000236.180.231.377.608.246.197.1706.1516.922.754.6254.55
Last Batter222000000000020000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.00
Winning4311610791813203140152303103295.168.204.271.475.140.103.1834.3119.834.602.5927.78
Losing50111100931208031700814003044811.310.351.480.831.250.170.3267.2112.611.752.7035.48
Tied37464149720030051200001112.220.304.268.573.171.049.31010.8726.092.400.0022.22
Opponents
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
ANA41614143001100230000371.286.375.500.875.357.214.30012.5018.751.506.2525.00
BAL51816244000100110100040.250.294.250.544.063.000.2675.565.561.000.000.00
BOS61818022000100050000020.111.111.111.222.000.000.1540.0027.780.000.000.00
CHA82925142101600330010182.160.241.320.561.280.160.13610.3410.341.003.4550.00
CHN144000000000040000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.00
CIN133011000000020000010.333.333.333.667.000.0001.0000.0066.670.000.000.00
CLE630244963005003402101123.375.429.500.929.250.125.42910.0013.331.330.0033.33
DET51312222000000110000020.167.231.167.397.083.000.1827.697.691.000.000.00
HOU276110001100110000141.167.286.667.952.667.500.00014.2914.291.0014.29100.00
KCA62222120101100050000062.091.091.273.364.182.182.0630.0022.730.004.55100.00
MIL297144000300200000040.571.667.5711.238.286.000.57122.220.000.000.000.00
MIN41313022000000020000020.154.154.154.308.000.000.1820.0015.380.000.000.00
NYA51816353200100250000072.313.389.438.826.250.125.45511.1127.782.500.0040.00
OAK41515154100200040000061.333.333.400.733.067.067.4550.0026.670.000.0020.00
PIT143000000100020010000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.00
SEA31010031200200010000052.300.300.500.800.200.200.3330.0010.000.000.0066.67
TBA41313144000400010000140.308.308.308.615.000.000.3330.007.690.000.000.00
TEX518163521025011200101123.313.333.7501.083.438.438.2315.5611.112.0011.1160.00
TOR41311110100000230000021.091.231.182.413.273.091.12515.3823.081.500.00100.00
by Ballpark
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Comiskey Park II31311131101400120010072.273.308.636.944.455.364.2227.6915.382.007.6966.67
County Stadium297144000300200000040.571.667.5711.238.286.000.57122.220.000.000.000.00
Edison International Field286121001100210000251.333.500.8331.333.833.500.25025.0012.500.5012.5050.00
Fenway Park41111022000100040000020.182.182.182.364.000.000.2860.0036.360.000.000.00
Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome288011000000010000010.125.125.125.250.000.000.1430.0012.500.000.000.00
Jacobs Field320164862004002202000102.500.556.6251.181.250.125.57110.0010.001.000.0025.00
Kauffman Stadium31111110001100050000041.091.091.364.455.273.273.0000.0045.450.009.09100.00
Network Associates Coliseum21010132100100020000041.300.300.400.700.100.100.3750.0020.000.000.0033.33
Oriole Park at Camden Yards277222000000000000020.286.286.286.571.000.000.2860.000.000.000.000.00
SkyDome266000000000030000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.00
The Ballpark in Arlington276021100101010010031.333.286.500.786.000.167.3330.0014.290.000.0050.00
The Kingdome18585131072018006801003153.196.281.294.575.216.098.21410.3413.791.331.7230.00
Three Rivers Stadium143000000100020010000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.00
Tiger Stadium258580515940260041500103256.188.224.313.536.175.125.2034.7117.653.752.3540.00
Tropicana Field399122000300010000020.222.222.222.444.000.000.2500.0011.110.000.000.00
Yankee Stadium I276232100000120000041.500.571.6671.238.333.167.75014.2928.572.000.0033.33
111 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)