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Orlando Mercado

Orlando (Rodriguez) Mercado

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: November 7, 1961 in Arecibo, PR

Major League Stats

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
1978 16 -5.3 Bellingham NORW A- SEA 38 67 49 7 6 2 0 0 5 1 0 13 15 .122 .306 .163 .470 8 0 5 0
1979 17 -4.7 San Jose CALL A SEA 110 392 335 53 86 18 2 10 54 7 2 47 78 .257 .342 .412 .754 138 0 3 7
1980 18 -4.5 Lynn EL AA SEA 117 448 396 55 101 25 6 11 71 3 1 43 65 .255 .327 .432 .759 171 1 5 3
1981 19 -6.0 Spokane PCL AAA SEA 95 349 312 32 67 21 2 4 31 4 2 27 55 .215 .287 .333 .621 104 6 1 3 0
1982 20 -4.7 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA 90 351 321 43 90 19 2 16 66 2 1 22 59 .280 .323 .502 .824 161 0 4 4 0
1983 21 -4.1 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA 26 95 88 12 20 2 1 2 12 0 0 5 13 .227 .274 .341 .615 30 1 0 1 0
1984 22 -3.2 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA 29 115 109 18 39 9 2 6 22 0 0 6 20 .358 .391 .642 1.034 70 0 0 0 1
1985 23 -3.1 Oklahoma City AA AAA TEX 59 231 206 20 52 7 1 8 29 1 0 19 37 .252 .319 .413 .731 85 2 2 2 0
1986 24 -2.1 Oklahoma City AA AAA TEX 48 199 172 20 47 11 1 3 25 0 1 26 21 .273 .367 .401 .768 69 0 0 1 1
1987 25 -1.1 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD 69 223 205 22 57 18 0 2 27 1 0 15 29 .278 .327 .395 .722 81 1 0 2 1
1988 26 0.0 Tacoma PCL AAA OAK 53 172 148 16 33 6 0 2 19 0 0 19 25 .223 .304 .304 .608 45 0 1 4 1
1989 27 0.5 Portland PCL AAA MIN 57 217 196 17 58 20 1 4 29 0 1 16 30 .296 .346 .469 .815 92 1 0 4 1
1990 28 2.2 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 24 81 72 5 19 4 0 1 10 0 0 7 11 .264 .333 .361 .694 26 1 0 1 2
1991 29 3.1 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 55 179 159 13 43 12 0 4 26 0 1 11 28 .270 .307 .421 .728 67 4 0 3 6 3
1992 30 4.0 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 54 194 178 16 44 7 0 8 19 1 0 15 37 .247 .304 .421 .725 75 6 0 0 1 2
1993 31 4.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA CHC,CLE 18 53 49 4 13 2 0 1 5 0 0 3 11 .265 .321 .367 .688 18 1 1 0 0 1
1993 31 3.8 Iowa AA AAA CHC 8 29 28 4 10 2 0 1 5 0 0 1 6 .357 .379 .536 .915 15 0 0 0 0 0
1993 31 4.9 Charlotte IL AAA CLE 10 24 21 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 .143 .250 .143 .393 3 1 1 0 0 1
1994 32 5.8 Vancouver PCL AAA CAL 12 40 40 2 9 5 0 0 3 0 0 0 9 .225 .225 .350 .575 14 1 0 0 0 0
17 Seasons 954 3406 3035 355 784 188 18 82 453 20 9 294 543 .258 .323 .413 .736 1254 12 14 24 39 13
A- (1 season) A- 38 67 49 7 6 2 0 0 5 1 0 13 15 .122 .306 .163 .470 8 0 5 0
A (1 season) A 110 392 335 53 86 18 2 10 54 7 2 47 78 .257 .342 .412 .754 138 0 3 7
AA (1 season) AA 117 448 396 55 101 25 6 11 71 3 1 43 65 .255 .327 .432 .759 171 1 5 3
AAA (14 seasons) AAA 689 2499 2255 240 591 143 10 61 323 9 6 191 385 .262 .320 .416 .735 937 12 13 11 29 13
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1978 16 Bellingham NORW A- SEA C 38 208 184 20 4 2 .981 5.37 15
1979 17 San Jose CALL A SEA 1B 1 8 7 1 0 2 1.000 8.00
1979 17 San Jose CALL A SEA C 99 709 622 70 17 4 .976 6.99 24
1980 18 Lynn EL AA SEA OF 5 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
1980 18 Lynn EL AA SEA 1B 4 36 33 3 0 2 1.000 9.00
1980 18 Lynn EL AA SEA C 106 660 574 75 11 8 .983 6.12 23
1981 19 Spokane PCL AAA SEA OF 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1981 19 Spokane PCL AAA SEA C 89 518 445 60 13 8 .975 5.67 10
1982 20 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA OF 6 5 4 0 1 0 .800 0.67
1982 20 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA 3B 2 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
1982 20 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA 1B 2 24 24 0 0 1 1.000 12.00
1982 20 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA C 73 523 469 42 12 5 .977 7.00 8
1983 21 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA 3B 2 4 0 4 0 1 1.000 2.00
1983 21 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA C 24 142 131 9 2 1 .986 5.83 4
1984 22 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA OF 2 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
1984 22 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA 1B 2 16 16 0 0 4 1.000 8.00
1984 22 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA C 26 171 152 17 2 1 .988 6.50 3
1985 23 Oklahoma City AA AAA TEX C 57 298 268 26 4 3 .987 5.16 3
1986 24 Oklahoma City AA AAA TEX C 42 271 234 29 8 4 .970 6.26 2
1987 25 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD C 67 380 327 47 6 2 .984 5.58 8
1988 26 Tacoma PCL AAA OAK OF 2 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1988 26 Tacoma PCL AAA OAK 1B 5 45 44 1 0 4 1.000 9.00
1988 26 Tacoma PCL AAA OAK C 36 205 182 21 2 3 .990 5.64 6
1989 27 Portland PCL AAA MIN C 53 320 295 19 6 1 .981 5.92 5
1990 28 Tidewater IL AAA NYM C 22 145 133 12 0 0 1.000 6.59 1
1991 29 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 1B 2 4 3 0 1 0 .750 1.50
1991 29 Tidewater IL AAA NYM C 36 205 177 27 1 2 .995 5.67 3
1992 30 Tidewater IL AAA NYM C 52 343 307 31 5 2 .985 6.50 4
1993 31 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA CLE,CHC C 18 132 124 8 0 0 1.000 7.33 1
1993 31 Charlotte IL AAA CLE 1B 1 11 11 0 0 0 1.000 11.00
1993 31 Charlotte IL AAA CLE C 10 54 51 3 0 0 1.000 5.40 0
1993 31 Iowa AA AAA CHC C 8 78 73 5 0 0 1.000 9.75 1
1994 32 Vancouver PCL AAA CAL C 11 77 72 4 1 0 .987 6.91 1 12 2 14%
17 Seasons 886 5476 4852 528 96 60 .982 6.07 121 12 2 14%
C (17 seasons) C 849 5307 4696 517 94 46 .982 6.14 121 12 2 14%
1B (7 seasons) 1B 17 144 138 5 1 13 .993 8.41
OF (5 seasons) OF 16 20 18 1 1 0 .950 1.19
3B (2 seasons) 3B 4 5 0 5 0 1 1.000 1.25
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1978 16 Bellingham Mariners Northwest League A- SEA
1979 17 San Jose Missions California League A SEA
1980 18 Lynn Sailors Eastern League AA SEA
1981 19 Spokane Indians Pacific Coast League AAA SEA
1982 20 Salt Lake City Gulls Pacific Coast League AAA SEA
1982 20 Seattle Mariners American League MLB SEA 1 1982-09-13 1982-09-29
1983 21 Salt Lake City Gulls Pacific Coast League AAA SEA
1983 21 Seattle Mariners American League MLB SEA 1 1983-04-06 1983-10-02
1984 22 Salt Lake City Gulls Pacific Coast League AAA SEA
1984 22 Seattle Mariners American League MLB SEA 1 1984-04-04 1984-09-05
1985 23 Oklahoma City 89ers American Association AAA TEX
1986 24 Oklahoma City 89ers American Association AAA TEX
1986 24 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 1986-05-21 1986-10-04
1987 25 Albuquerque Dukes Pacific Coast League AAA LAD
1987 25 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1987-04-06 1987-05-02
1987 25 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB LAD 2 1987-09-12 1987-10-04
1988 26 Tacoma Tigers Pacific Coast League AAA OAK
1988 26 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 1988-04-13 1988-07-25
1989 27 Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League AAA MIN
1989 27 Minnesota Twins American League MLB MIN 1 1989-05-16 1989-06-19
1990 28 Tidewater Tides International League AAA NYM
1990 28 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1990-04-15 1990-08-28
1990 28 Montreal Expos National League MLB MON 2 1990-09-13 1990-09-30
1991 29 Tidewater Tides International League AAA NYM
1992 30 Tidewater Tides International League AAA NYM
1993 31 Iowa Cubs American Association AAA CHC
1993 31 Charlotte Knights International League AAA CLE
1994 32 Vancouver Canadians Pacific Coast League AAA CAL

Sabr ID: a414c0a7

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