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Rick Elder

Richard Joseph Elder

Positions: First Baseman and Outfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 6", Weight: 250 lb.

Born: February 24, 1980 in Atlanta, Georgia, US
High School: Sprayberry HS (Marietta, GA)

Drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 1st round (26th) of the 1998 MLB June Amateur Draft from Sprayberry HS (Marietta, GA).

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1998 18 -1.3 Orioles GULF Rk BAL 29 121 106 19 36 5 4 3 26 3 2 12 20 .340 .397 .547 .944 58 0 0 0 3 0
1999 19 -1.0 3 Teams 3 Lgs Rk-A BAL 60 253 204 44 61 10 4 14 48 2 0 42 73 .299 .421 .593 1.014 121 2 3 1 3 2
1999 19 -0.7 Bluefield APPY Rk BAL 46 194 158 35 52 8 4 10 40 2 0 30 57 .329 .438 .620 1.058 98 2 3 0 3 1
1999 19 -0.2 Orioles GULF Rk BAL 3 12 10 2 6 2 0 2 4 0 0 2 1 .600 .667 1.400 2.067 14 0 0 0 0 0
1999 19 -2.4 Delmarva SALL A BAL 11 47 36 7 3 0 0 2 4 0 0 10 15 .083 .283 .250 .533 9 0 0 1 0 1
2000 20 -1.4 Delmarva SALL A BAL 14 58 48 4 4 1 0 1 6 0 2 9 18 .083 .224 .167 .391 8 0 0 0 1 0
2001 21 -0.4 Delmarva SALL A BAL 112 449 382 66 96 20 5 16 64 7 1 63 130 .251 .359 .455 .814 174 4 2 0 2 10
2003 23 0.4 Kinston CARL A+ CLE 42 160 136 15 30 7 0 6 21 0 1 20 55 .221 .319 .404 .723 55 2 1 0 3 0
2004 24 -2.1 2 Teams 1 Lg Ind 46 161 142 21 35 9 0 6 17 1 0 18 54 .246 .335 .437 .772 62 1 1 0 0 1
2004 24 -2.1 Elmira,New Jersey NEAS Ind 46 161 142 21 35 9 0 6 17 1 0 18 54 .246 .335 .437 .772 62 1 1 0 0 1
2004 24 -2.1 New Jersey NEAS Ind 21 69 61 6 12 4 0 1 6 0 0 8 22 .197 .290 .311 .601 19 0 0 0 0 0
2004 24 -2.1 Elmira NEAS Ind 25 92 81 15 23 5 0 5 11 1 0 10 32 .284 .370 .531 .900 43 1 1 0 0 1
2005 25 -0.9 Fullerton GOBL Ind 70 291 256 40 67 17 3 10 49 6 5 28 86 .262 .340 .469 .809 120 5 4 0 3 3
2006 26 0.1 Fullerton GOBL Ind 24 95 75 12 15 3 2 3 12 1 0 18 31 .200 .347 .413 .761 31 1 0 0 2 0
8 Seasons 397 1588 1349 221 344 72 18 59 243 20 11 210 467 .255 .356 .466 .822 629 15 11 1 17 16
Rk (2 seasons) Rk 78 327 274 56 94 15 8 15 70 5 2 44 78 .343 .431 .620 1.052 170 2 3 0 6 1
Ind (3 seasons) Ind 140 547 473 73 117 29 5 19 78 8 5 64 171 .247 .340 .450 .790 213 7 5 0 5 4
A (3 seasons) A 137 554 466 77 103 21 5 19 74 7 3 82 163 .221 .338 .410 .748 191 4 2 1 3 11
A+ (1 season) A+ 42 160 136 15 30 7 0 6 21 0 1 20 55 .221 .319 .404 .723 55 2 1 0 3 0

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO Rctch Rtz
1998 18 Orioles GULF Rk BAL OF 15 28 26 0 2 0 .929 1.73
1998 18 Orioles GULF Rk BAL LF 15 0.00
1998 18 Orioles GULF Rk BAL 1B 3 27 27 0 0 4 1.000 9.00
1999 19 2 Teams 2 Lgs Rk-A BAL 1B 34 297 272 13 12 16 .960 8.38
1999 19 2 Teams 2 Lgs Rk BAL OF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1999 19 Orioles GULF Rk BAL OF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1999 19 Orioles GULF Rk BAL RF 1 0.00
1999 19 Bluefield APPY Rk BAL OF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1999 19 Bluefield APPY Rk BAL LF 1 0.00
1999 19 Bluefield APPY Rk BAL 1B 23 196 182 7 7 10 .964 8.22
1999 19 Delmarva SALL A BAL 1B 11 101 90 6 5 6 .950 8.73
2000 20 Delmarva SALL A BAL 1B 10 100 96 2 2 4 .980 9.80
2001 21 Delmarva SALL A BAL OF 43 73 69 2 2 0 .973 1.65
2001 21 Delmarva SALL A BAL LF 43 0.00
2001 21 Delmarva SALL A BAL 1B 49 433 401 19 13 24 .970 8.57
2003 23 Kinston CARL A+ CLE 1B 28 239 218 18 3 17 .987 8.43
2004 24 2 Teams 1 Lg Ind 1B 44 397 354 40 3 33 .992 8.95
2004 24 Elmira, New Jersey NEAS Ind 1B 44 397 354 40 3 33 .992 8.95
2004 24 New Jersey NEAS Ind 1B 19 160 142 17 1 11 .994 8.37
2004 24 Elmira NEAS Ind 1B 25 237 212 23 2 22 .992 9.40
2005 25 Fullerton GOBL Ind OF 18 25 23 0 2 0 .920 1.28 0
2005 25 Fullerton GOBL Ind RF 10 0.00 0
2005 25 Fullerton GOBL Ind CF 6 0.00 0
2005 25 Fullerton GOBL Ind LF 2 0.00 0
2005 25 Fullerton GOBL Ind 1B 53 454 404 39 11 32 .976 8.36 0
2006 26 Fullerton GOBL Ind OF 21 32 29 2 1 0 .969 1.48 0
2006 26 Fullerton GOBL Ind RF 16 0.00 0
2006 26 Fullerton GOBL Ind CF 5 0.00 0
8 Seasons 320 2105 1919 135 51 130 .976 6.42
1B (7 seasons) 1B 221 1947 1772 131 44 130 .977 8.61
OF (5 seasons) OF 99 158 147 4 7 0 .956 1.53
LF (4 seasons) LF 61 0.00
RF (3 seasons) RF 27 0.00
CF (2 seasons) CF 11 0.00
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 01aec2c0

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