MLB

Orlando Merced # - OF/1B

  • Age: 47
  • DOB: 1966/11/02
  • POB: San Juan, PR
  • Height: 6-1 Weight: 195lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/R
  • MLB Seasons: 12
  • Signed by Pittsburgh in 1985.

Scouting Report

Assets
Flaws
Career potential

Honours and Awards

1990American Association (AAA) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2004/03/29Released by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
2004/02/14Signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a minor league contract.
2003/10/27Filed for free agency.
2002/09/11Missed 4 games (hamstring).
2002/09/08Hamstring, day-to-day.
2002/08/13Signed by the Houston Astros to a contract extension.
2002/05/10Missed 1 game (right hamstring injury).
2002/05/09Right hamstring injury, day-to-day.
2001/12/07Re-signed by the Houston Astros.
2001/07/12Missed 14 games (right oblique muscle strain).
2001/06/24Right oblique muscle strain, 15-day DL.
2001/04/02Contract purchased from New Orleans (AAA).
2001/03/31Assigned by the Houston Astros to their minor league camp.

Trades

2004/02/14Signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a minor-league contract.
2000/08/16Signed as a free agent by the Houston Astros.
1999/01/28Signed as a free agent by the Montreal Expos.
1998/09/05Signed as a free agent by the Chicago Cubs.
1998/07/31Boston Red Sox traded John Barnes, Matt Kinney and Joe Thomas to the Minnesota Twins for Greg Swindell and Orlando Merced.
1998/01/12Signed as a free agent by the Minnesota Twins.
1996/11/14Pittsburgh Pirates traded Orlando Merced, Carlos Garcia and Dan Plesac to the Toronto Blue Jays for Jose Silva, Jose Pett, Brandon Cromer and three players to be named later (Mike Halperin, Abraham O. Nunez, Craig Wilson).
1985/02/22Signed as a non-drafted free agent by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1985.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2003HoustonNL12321220491723261533323.231.283.373.656
2002HoustonNL12325135721336302650402.287.350.434.784
2001HoustonNL941371936616291432511.263.333.453.786
2000New OrleansAAA17678184011424011.269.290.373.663
2000JapanJPN238091821215414---.225---
1999MontrealNL9319425521218262627215.268.353.464.817
1998Chicago CubsNL121023001512000.300.333.600.933
1998BostonAL9900000223000.000.167.000.167
1998MinnesotaAL6320422591205331729146.289.345.422.767
1997TorontoAL9836845982329404762733.266.352.413.765
1996PittsburghNL1204536913024117805174843.287.357.457.814
1995PittsburghNL1324877514629415835274726.300.365.468.833
1994PittsburghNL108386481052139514258415.272.343.412.755
1993PittsburghNL1374476814026487077643310.313.414.443.857
1992PittsburghNL134405501002856605263545.247.332.385.717
1991PittsburghNL12041183113172105064818412.275.373.399.772
1991BuffaloAAA31212000014110.167.231.167.398
1990PittsburghNL252435100019000.208.240.250.490
1990BuffaloAAA1013785299126955466314520.262.341.397.738
1989BuffaloAAA35129184453116726013.341.372.450.822
1989HarrisburgAA953414382164648326513310.240.306.364.670
1988AugustaA37136193663117720207.265.308.375.683
1988SalemA802984787127742276413331.292.347.450.797
1987MaconA4410000013000.000.200.000.200
1987WatertownA41245010311102.417.500.5831.083
1986MaconA6517320344122412385313.197.250.266.516
1986WatertownA27891216013914216210.180.302.303.605
1985GCL PiratesR40136163160113993128.228.281.294.575
TotalMLB13913998564110822928103585487661572961.277.355.426.781
TotalAL1705816715735214756694879.270.347.410.757
TotalNL122134174979511942689510421567492252.278.356.428.784
TotalAAA156586791632191185569715824.278.340.401.741
TotalAA953414382164648326513310.240.306.364.670
TotalA217712103178221313956214727863.250.312.372.684
TotalR40136163160113993128.228.281.294.575
TotalJPN238091821215414---.225-.350-

Legend:

GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage


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