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Kent Mercker

Kent Franklin Mercker

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 175 lb.

Born: February 1, 1968 in Dublin, Ohio, US
High School: Dublin HS (Dublin, OH)
School: Otterbein College (Westerville, OH)

Drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 1st round (5th) of the 1986 MLB June Amateur Draft from Dublin HS (Dublin, OH).

Prospect Ratings by Baseball America:
Pre-1990: Rated #47 Prospect

Major League Stats

Kent Mercker
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Pitching: 2008

Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1986 18 -1.7 Braves GULF Rk ATL 4 3 .571 2.47 9 8 1 0 0 0 47.1 37 21 13 1 16 1 42 0 1 0 1.120 7.0 0.2 3.0 8.0 2.63
1987 19 -3.6 Durham CARL A ATL 0 1 .000 5.40 3 3 0 0 0 0 11.2 11 8 7 1 6 0 14 0 0 1 1.457 8.5 0.8 4.6 10.8 2.33
1988 20 -3.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA ATL 14 5 .737 2.91 28 28 0 5 0 0 176.0 138 64 57 7 73 1 219 3 3 9 1.199 7.1 0.4 3.7 11.2 3.00
1988 20 -2.6 Durham CARL A ATL 11 4 .733 2.75 19 19 0 5 0 0 127.2 102 44 39 5 47 0 159 2 1 7 1.167 7.2 0.4 3.3 11.2 3.38
1988 20 -3.9 Greenville SOUL AA ATL 3 1 .750 3.35 9 9 0 0 0 0 48.1 36 20 18 2 26 1 60 1 2 2 1.283 6.7 0.4 4.8 11.2 2.31
1989 21 -4.8 Richmond IL AAA ATL 9 12 .429 3.20 27 27 0 4 0 0 168.2 107 66 60 17 95 4 144 3 2 7 1.198 5.7 0.9 5.1 7.7 1.52
1990 22 -3.5 Richmond IL AAA ATL 5 4 .556 3.55 12 10 1 0 0 1 58.1 60 30 23 1 27 1 69 1 1 5 1.491 9.3 0.2 4.2 10.6 2.56
1996 28 1.4 Buffalo AA AAA CLE 0 2 .000 3.94 3 3 0 0 0 0 16.0 11 7 7 3 9 0 11 3 0 1 70 1.250 6.2 1.7 5.1 6.2 1.22
2000 32 9.1 Lake Elsinore CALL A+ ANA 0 0 0.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 12 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.8
2002 34 6.9 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL 0 0 21.60 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 3 4 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 10 3.000 16.2 10.8 10.8 0.0 0.00
2008 40 14.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A CIN 0 1 .000 3.38 3 1 0 0 0 0 2.2 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 11 1.125 6.8 0.0 3.4 3.4 1.00
2008 40 18.3 Dayton MIDW A CIN 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0
2008 40 12.8 Louisville IL AAA CIN 0 1 .000 5.40 2 1 0 0 0 0 1.2 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 1.800 10.8 0.0 5.4 0.0 0.00
9 Seasons 32 28 .533 3.18 88 81 2 9 0 1 486.1 369 201 172 32 229 7 503 10 7 23 103 1.230 6.8 0.6 4.2 9.3 2.20
Rk (1 season) Rk 4 3 .571 2.47 9 8 1 0 0 0 47.1 37 21 13 1 16 1 42 0 1 0 1.120 7.0 0.2 3.0 8.0 2.63
A (3 seasons) A 11 5 .688 2.95 23 22 0 5 0 0 140.1 113 52 46 6 53 0 174 2 1 8 3 1.183 7.2 0.4 3.4 11.2 3.28
A+ (1 season) A+ 0 0 0.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 12 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.8
AA (1 season) AA 3 1 .750 3.35 9 9 0 0 0 0 48.1 36 20 18 2 26 1 60 1 2 2 1.283 6.7 0.4 4.8 11.2 2.31
AAA (5 seasons) AAA 14 19 .424 3.47 46 41 1 4 0 1 246.1 183 108 95 23 134 5 224 7 3 13 88 1.287 6.7 0.8 4.9 8.2 1.67
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

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
1986 18 -1.3 Braves GULF Rk ATL 9 7 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 2 0 0
1987 19 -3.6 Durham CARL A ATL 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
1988 20 -3.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A ATL 28 9 8 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .375 .375 .375 .750 3 0 0 1 0 0
1988 20 -2.3 Durham CARL A ATL 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 20 -3.7 Greenville SOUL AA ATL 9 9 8 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .375 .375 .375 .750 3 0 1 0 0
1989 21 -4.9 Richmond IL AAA ATL 27 32 27 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 12 .074 .138 .074 .212 2 0 3 0 0
1990 22 -3.8 Richmond IL AAA ATL 12 9 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 2 0 0
1996 28 1.5 Buffalo AA AAA CLE 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 32 9.4 Lake Elsinore CALL A+ ANA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 34 6.9 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 40 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AAA CIN 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 40 18.4 Dayton MIDW A CIN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 40 12.7 Louisville IL AAA CIN 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Seasons 88 58 48 0 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 22 .125 .160 .125 .285 6 0 0 8 0 0
Rk (1 season) Rk 9 7 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 2 0 0
A (3 seasons) A 23 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
A+ (1 season) A+ 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (1 season) AA 9 9 8 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .375 .375 .375 .750 3 0 1 0 0
AAA (5 seasons) AAA 46 41 34 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 15 .059 .111 .059 .170 2 0 0 5 0 0
A 7890 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 SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Rctch Rtz
1986 18 Braves GULF Rk ATL P 9 11 1 9 1 0 .909 1.11
1987 19 Durham CARL A ATL P 3 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.00
1988 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA ATL P 28 26 9 17 0 2 1.000 0.93
1988 20 Durham CARL A ATL P 19 21 9 12 0 2 1.000 1.11
1988 20 Greenville SOUL AA ATL P 9 5 0 5 0 0 1.000 0.56
1989 21 Richmond IL AAA ATL P 27 26 5 17 4 1 .846 0.81
1990 22 Richmond IL AAA ATL P 12 6 1 4 1 0 .833 0.42
1996 28 Buffalo AA AAA CLE P 3 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.67 6 0 0%
2000 32 Lake Elsinore CALL A+ ANA P 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 0 0
2002 34 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL P 2 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50 2 0 0%
2008 40 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A CIN P 3 2 1 0 1 0 .500 0.33 0 0
2008 40 Dayton MIDW A CIN P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
2008 40 Louisville IL AAA CIN P 2 2 1 0 1 0 .500 0.50 0 0
9 Seasons 88 78 18 53 7 3 .910 0.81 8 0 0%
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1986 18 GCL Braves Gulf Coast League Rk ATL
1987 19 Durham Bulls Carolina League A ATL
1988 20 Durham Bulls Carolina League A ATL
1988 20 Greenville Braves Southern League AA ATL
1989 21 Richmond Braves International League AAA ATL
1989 21 Atlanta Braves National League MLB ATL 1 1989-09-22 1989-09-27
1990 22 Richmond Braves International League AAA ATL
1990 22 Atlanta Braves National League MLB ATL 1 1990-06-30 1990-10-01
1991 23 Atlanta Braves National League MLB ATL 1 1991-04-11 1991-10-06
1992 24 Atlanta Braves National League MLB ATL 1 1992-04-09 1992-10-04
1993 25 Atlanta Braves National League MLB ATL 1 1993-04-07 1993-09-26
1994 26 Atlanta Braves National League MLB ATL 1 1994-04-08 1994-08-07
1995 27 Atlanta Braves National League MLB ATL 1 1995-04-29 1995-10-01
1996 28 Buffalo Bisons American Association AAA CLE
1996 28 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB BAL 1 1996-04-05 1996-07-17
1996 28 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 2 1996-08-09 1996-09-28
1997 29 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB CIN 1 1997-04-03 1997-09-23
1998 30 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1 1998-04-04 1998-09-20
1999 31 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1 1999-04-08 1999-08-21
1999 31 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 2 1999-08-27 1999-09-29
2000 32 Lake Elsinore Storm California League A+ ANA
2000 32 Anaheim Angels American League MLB ANA 1 2000-04-03 2000-09-30
2002 34 Colorado Springs Sky Sox Pacific Coast League AAA COL 2002-07-24 2002-07-26
2002 34 Colorado Rockies National League MLB COL 1 2002-04-03 2002-09-28
2003 35 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB CIN 1 2003-04-02 2003-08-10
2003 35 Atlanta Braves National League MLB ATL 2 2003-08-13 2003-09-26
2004 36 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 2004-04-05 2004-10-03
2005 37 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB CIN 1 2005-04-04 2005-09-29
2006 38 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB CIN 1 2006-04-05 2006-08-11
2008 40 Dayton Dragons Midwest League A CIN 2008-05-22 2008-05-22
2008 40 Louisville Bats International League AAA CIN 2008-05-26 2008-05-27
2008 40 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB CIN 1 2008-04-02 2008-05-30

Sabr ID: 32142138

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