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Raul Valdes #44 - P


  • Age: 36
  • DOB: 1977/11/27
  • POB: La Habana, Cuba
  • Height: 5-11 Weight: 190lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/L
  • MLB Seasons: 4
  • Signed by NY Mets in 2010.
  • Current Status: In the minors

Scouting Report

AssetsIs plenty deceptive and also boasts a live arm that can strike batters out. Left-handed batters struggles against him. Has a lot of experience in pressure situations.
FlawsDoes not own the ideal frame for a big-league pitcher. Must make adjustments once big-league hitters start figuring him out. Hasn't found his big-league niche.
Career potentialJourneyman left-hander.

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/04/02Outrighted to Oklahoma City (AAA).
2014/03/27Designated for assignment by the Houston Astros.
2013/10/02Claimed off waivers from the Philadelphia Phillies.
2013/08/19Optioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA).
2013/07/23Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA).
2013/05/17Optioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA).
2012/10/03Missed the last 31 regular season games (right knee injury).
2012/09/09Right knee injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to August 31st, 2012).
2012/08/06Missed 21 games (right hip injury).
2012/07/13Right hip injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to July 9th, 2012).
2012/06/20Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA).
2012/06/08Optioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA).
2012/05/11Contract purchased from Lehigh Valley (AAA).
2012/04/03Assigned by the Philadelphia Phillies to their minor league camp.
2011/11/10Signed by the Philadelphia Phillies to a minor league contract.
2011/10/11Refused minor league assignment from the New York Yankees and opted for free agency.
2011/09/30Did not make the New York Yankees playoff roster.
2011/09/01Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA).
2011/08/16Claimed off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals.
2011/08/12Designated for assignment by the St. Louis Cardinals.
2011/07/28Optioned to Memphis (AAA).
2011/06/23Contract purchased from Memphis (AAA).
2011/03/21Assigned by the St. Louis Cardinals to their minor league camp.
2011/01/14Signed by the St. Louis Cardinals to a minor league contract.
2010/11/23Signed by the St. Louis Cardinals to a minor league contract.
2010/11/04Outrighted to Buffalo (AAA).
2010/09/05Recalled from Buffalo (AAA).
2010/08/14Optioned to Buffalo (AAA).
2010/07/05Recalled from Buffalo (AAA).
2010/06/24Optioned to Buffalo (AAA).
2010/04/11Contract purchased from Buffalo (AAA).


2013/10/02Claimed by the Houston Astros off waivers from the Philadelphia Phillies.
2011/11/10Signed by the Philadelphia Phillies to a minor league contract.
2011/08/16Claimed by the New York Yankees off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals.
2010/11/23Signed by the St. Louis Cardinals to a minor league contract.
2010/04/11Signed as a nondrafted free agent by the New York Mets.

Career Stats

2013Lehigh ValleyAAA14144500078.2672625522661.132.86
2012Lehigh ValleyAAA1601230030.02612932410.932.70
2011NY YankeesAL60000006.28221281.502.70
2011St. LouisNL70010005.16220471.883.38
2011Total StL/NYAMLB1300100012.0144416151.673.00
2010NY MetsNL3813310058.2593332727561.474.91
2009Did Not Play-----------------
2008Did Not Play-----------------
2007St. LucieA31010007.18550651.916.14
2006New JerseyInd17127303183.1823326422621.252.81
2005West TennesseeAA552000023.028131313181.355.09


GP - games played
GS - games started
W - wins
L - losses
SV - saves
CG - complete games
SHO - shutouts
IP - innings pitched
H - hits
R - runs
ER - earned runs
HR - homeruns
BB - walks or base on balls
K - strikouts
WHIP - walks and hits per inning pitched
ERA - earned runs avverage

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