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Mike Rivera    \Ruh-VER-uh\

Michael R. Rivera

Positions: Catcher and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 220 lb.

Born: September 8, 1976 in Rio Piedras, PR
High School: Bayamon (Bayamon, PR)
School: Troy University (Troy, AL)

Major League Stats

Mike Rivera
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 Batting: 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008

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
1997 20 1.0 Tigers GULF Rk DET 47 177 154 34 44 9 2 10 36 0 0 18 25 .286 .367 .565 .932 87 2 3 0 2 2
1998 21 -0.5 West Michigan MIDW A DET 108 426 403 40 111 34 3 9 67 0 2 15 68 .275 .301 .442 .743 178 8 2 1 5 0
1999 22 -0.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA DET 111 426 393 47 107 21 2 16 78 1 1 22 64 .272 .310 .458 .768 180 10 3 0 8 0
1999 22 -0.4 Lakeland FLOR A+ DET 104 401 370 44 103 20 2 14 72 1 1 20 59 .278 .314 .457 .771 169 10 3 0 8 0
1999 22 -2.6 Jacksonville SOUL AA DET 7 25 23 3 4 1 0 2 6 0 0 2 5 .174 .240 .478 .718 11 0 0 0 0 0
2000 23 -0.4 3 Teams 3 Lgs A+-AA-AAA DET 107 433 406 40 103 30 5 13 63 2 0 23 77 .254 .293 .448 .742 182 12 1 0 3 3
2000 23 0.3 Lakeland FLOR A+ DET 64 262 243 30 71 19 4 11 53 2 0 16 45 .292 .336 .539 .875 131 8 1 0 2 3
2000 23 -1.2 Jacksonville SOUL AA DET 39 158 150 10 29 8 1 2 9 0 0 7 30 .193 .228 .300 .528 45 4 0 0 1 0
2000 23 -4.0 Toledo IL AAA DET 4 13 13 0 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .231 .231 .462 .692 6 0 0 0 0 0
2001 24 -0.3 Erie EL AA DET 112 473 415 76 120 19 1 33 101 2 2 44 96 .289 .368 .578 .946 240 9 10 0 4 2
2002 25 -2.3 Toledo IL AAA DET 74 305 265 43 66 11 1 20 53 0 1 35 64 .249 .341 .525 .866 139 6 3 0 2 3
2003 26 -1.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA CHW,SDP 81 322 295 38 84 12 0 12 54 0 2 17 71 .285 .342 .447 .789 132 5 9 0 1 0
2003 26 -1.3 Charlotte IL AAA CHW 68 271 245 38 76 11 0 12 52 0 1 16 50 .310 .373 .502 .875 123 4 9 0 1 0
2003 26 -1.3 Portland PCL AAA SDP 13 51 50 0 8 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 21 .160 .176 .180 .356 9 1 0 0 0 0
2004 27 -0.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA OAK,CHW 60 229 210 15 42 7 3 5 22 1 1 13 46 .200 .246 .333 .579 70 2 1 1 4 0
2004 27 -0.2 Sacramento PCL AAA OAK 49 184 170 12 38 7 2 5 20 1 1 10 34 .224 .262 .376 .639 64 2 0 1 3 0
2004 27 -0.3 Charlotte IL AAA CHW 11 45 40 3 4 0 1 0 2 0 0 3 12 .100 .178 .150 .328 6 0 1 0 1 0
2005 28 0.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-Ind MIL 75 290 273 43 83 13 1 19 52 6 2 11 40 .304 .338 .568 .906 155 11 4 0 2 1
2005 28 -1.0 Atlantic City ATLL Ind 15 62 59 9 22 1 0 3 9 3 1 2 3 .373 .403 .542 .946 32 2 1 0 0 0
2005 28 0.7 Nashville PCL AAA MIL 60 228 214 34 61 12 1 16 43 3 1 9 37 .285 .320 .575 .895 123 9 3 0 2 1
2006 29 2.2 Nashville PCL AAA MIL 60 236 213 30 63 11 0 10 46 3 3 13 40 .296 .339 .488 .827 104 5 4 0 6 3
2007 30 3.0 Nashville PCL AAA MIL 96 382 349 37 75 15 0 19 61 5 5 24 71 .215 .270 .421 .691 147 18 4 0 5 3
2009 32 5.4 Nashville PCL AAA MIL 3 13 13 1 3 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 5 .231 .231 .308 .538 4 0 0 0 0 0
2010 33 7.3 3 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA LAD,FLA 75 286 240 25 54 18 0 4 24 2 2 37 68 .225 .340 .350 .690 84 8 6 1 2 0
2010 33 8.5 Chattanooga SOUL AA LAD 58 224 183 20 47 16 0 2 22 2 2 35 48 .257 .384 .377 .761 69 5 4 0 2 0
2010 33 6.0 New Orleans,Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD,FLA 17 62 57 5 7 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 20 .123 .180 .263 .443 15 3 2 1 0 0
2010 33 6.0 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD 14 52 48 4 6 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 19 .125 .176 .292 .468 14 3 1 1 0 0
2010 33 6.0 New Orleans PCL AAA FLA 3 10 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .111 .200 .111 .311 1 0 1 0 0 0
2011 34 7.0 Nashville PCL AAA MIL 61 218 193 16 46 10 0 7 31 2 1 19 55 .238 .315 .399 .714 77 7 3 2 1 1
2012 35 7.5 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 43 154 140 7 35 5 0 3 18 0 1 8 35 .250 .312 .350 .662 49 4 5 0 1 0
15 Seasons 1113 4370 3962 492 1036 216 18 180 709 24 23 299 825 .261 .319 .461 .781 1828 107 58 5 46 18
Rk (1 season) Rk 47 177 154 34 44 9 2 10 36 0 0 18 25 .286 .367 .565 .932 87 2 3 0 2 2
Ind (1 season) Ind 15 62 59 9 22 1 0 3 9 3 1 2 3 .373 .403 .542 .946 32 2 1 0 0 0
A (1 season) A 108 426 403 40 111 34 3 9 67 0 2 15 68 .275 .301 .442 .743 178 8 2 1 5 0
A+ (2 seasons) A+ 168 663 613 74 174 39 6 25 125 3 1 36 104 .284 .323 .489 .812 300 18 4 0 10 3
AA (4 seasons) AA 216 880 771 109 200 44 2 39 138 4 4 88 179 .259 .343 .473 .817 365 18 14 0 7 2
AAA (11 seasons) AAA 559 2162 1962 226 485 89 5 94 334 14 15 140 446 .247 .305 .441 .747 866 59 34 4 22 11

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Rctch Rtz
1997 20 Tigers GULF Rk DET 1B 3 22 21 1 0 0 1.000 7.33
1997 20 Tigers GULF Rk DET C 27 212 189 22 1 3 .995 7.81 3 15 9 38%
1998 21 West Michigan MIDW A DET C 106 1007 889 108 10 7 .990 9.41 8 68 32 32%
1999 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA DET C 101 750 634 108 8 7 .989 7.35 19 79 52 40%
1999 22 Lakeland FLOR A+ DET C 94 700 588 104 8 6 .989 7.36 19 79 52 40%
1999 22 Jacksonville SOUL AA DET C 7 50 46 4 0 1 1.000 7.14 0 0 0
2000 23 3 Teams 3 Lgs A+-AA-AAA DET C 91 709 631 64 14 4 .980 7.64 8 67 38 36%
2000 23 Lakeland FLOR A+ DET 1B 5 50 46 3 1 4 .980 9.80
2000 23 Lakeland FLOR A+ DET C 56 422 374 43 5 3 .988 7.45 4 40 27 40%
2000 23 Jacksonville SOUL AA DET C 31 256 231 17 8 1 .969 8.00 3 24 7 23%
2000 23 Toledo IL AAA DET C 4 31 26 4 1 0 .968 7.50 1 3 4 57%
2001 24 Erie EL AA DET C 109 886 793 83 10 8 .989 8.04 7 104 47 31%
2002 25 Toledo IL AAA DET C 67 419 381 35 3 3 .993 6.21 6 26 17 40%
2003 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA CHW,SDP C 49 337 312 22 3 1 .991 6.82 9 39 8 17%
2003 26 Portland PCL AAA SDP C 13 104 96 7 1 0 .990 7.92 4 9 4 31%
2003 26 Charlotte IL AAA CHW 1B 4 30 29 1 0 1 1.000 7.50
2003 26 Charlotte IL AAA CHW C 36 233 216 15 2 1 .991 6.42 5 30 4 12%
2004 27 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA CHW,OAK 1B 10 79 74 3 2 5 .975 7.70
2004 27 Sacramento PCL AAA OAK 1B 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
2004 27 Sacramento PCL AAA OAK C 45 354 325 22 7 1 .980 7.71 3
2004 27 Charlotte IL AAA CHW 1B 9 77 72 3 2 5 .974 8.33
2005 28 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-Ind MIL C 69 576 533 37 6 5 .990 8.26 10 54 21 28% -2 1
2005 28 Atlantic City ATLL Ind C 14 89 83 6 0 0 1.000 6.36 4 13 2 13% 0
2005 28 Nashville PCL AAA MIL 1B 3 11 11 0 0 0 1.000 3.67 1
2005 28 Nashville PCL AAA MIL C 55 487 450 31 6 5 .988 8.75 6 41 19 32% -2
2006 29 Nashville PCL AAA MIL 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0
2006 29 Nashville PCL AAA MIL 1B 6 40 35 5 0 2 1.000 6.67 1
2006 29 Nashville PCL AAA MIL C 51 399 351 42 6 2 .985 7.71 7 29 16 36% 0
2007 30 Nashville PCL AAA MIL 3B 2 7 0 6 1 1 .857 3.00 0
2007 30 Nashville PCL AAA MIL 1B 17 152 140 11 1 14 .993 8.88 1
2007 30 Nashville PCL AAA MIL C 74 625 588 35 2 3 .997 8.42 9 30 17 36% 3
2009 32 Nashville PCL AAA MIL C 3 20 19 0 1 0 .950 6.33 0 2 0 0% -1
2010 33 3 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA FLA,LAD C 72 594 527 60 7 10 .988 8.15 8 52 33 39%
2010 33 Chattanooga SOUL AA LAD C 56 464 407 51 6 10 .987 8.18 6 44 28 39%
2010 33 New Orleans, Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD,FLA C 16 130 120 9 1 0 .992 8.06 2 8 5 38%
2010 33 New Orleans PCL AAA FLA C 3 24 22 1 1 0 .958 7.67 0 1 0 0%
2010 33 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD C 13 106 98 8 0 0 1.000 8.15 2 7 5 42%
2011 34 Nashville PCL AAA MIL 1B 1 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 10.00
2011 34 Nashville PCL AAA MIL C 52 399 369 29 1 3 .997 7.65 0 25 17 40%
2012 35 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 3B 2 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
2012 35 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 1B 1 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 10.00
2012 35 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS C 39 309 278 30 1 3 .997 7.90 1 25 14 36%
15 Seasons 1010 8008 7195 728 85 87 .989 7.84 98 615 321 34% 0 3
C (15 seasons) C 955 7596 6819 697 80 60 .989 7.87 98 615 321 34% 0
1B (9 seasons) 1B 50 404 376 24 4 26 .990 8.00 3
3B (3 seasons) 3B 5 8 0 7 1 1 .875 1.40 0
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1997 20 GCL Tigers Gulf Coast League Rk DET
1998 21 West Michigan Whitecaps Midwest League A DET
1999 22 Lakeland Tigers Florida State League A+ DET
1999 22 Jacksonville Suns Southern League AA DET
2000 23 Toledo Mud Hens International League AAA DET
2000 23 Lakeland Tigers Florida State League A+ DET
2000 23 Jacksonville Suns Southern League AA DET
2001 24 Erie SeaWolves Eastern League AA DET
2001 24 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 2001-09-18 2001-10-03
2002 25 Toledo Mud Hens International League AAA DET
2002 25 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 2002-04-02 2002-09-28
2003 26 Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League AAA SDP
2003 26 Charlotte Knights International League AAA CHW
2003 26 San Diego Padres National League MLB SDP 1 2003-04-19 2003-05-20
2004 27 Charlotte Knights International League AAA CHW 2004-04-08 2004-04-21
2004 27 Sacramento River Cats Pacific Coast League AAA OAK 2004-04-25 2004-09-05
2005 28 Atlantic City Surf Atlantic League Ind
2005 28 Nashville Sounds Pacific Coast League AAA MIL 2005-05-21 2005-09-05
2006 29 Nashville Sounds Pacific Coast League AAA MIL 2006-04-08 2006-07-05
2006 29 Milwaukee Brewers National League MLB MIL 1 2006-07-07 2006-10-01
2007 30 Nashville Sounds Pacific Coast League AAA MIL 2007-04-06 2007-09-03
2007 30 Milwaukee Brewers National League MLB MIL 1 2007-09-05 2007-09-29
2008 31 Milwaukee Brewers National League MLB MIL 1 2008-04-04 2008-09-19
2009 32 Nashville Sounds Pacific Coast League AAA MIL 2009-05-11 2009-05-13
2009 32 Milwaukee Brewers National League MLB MIL 1 2009-04-11 2009-10-03
2010 33 Chattanooga Lookouts Southern League AA LAD 2010-04-21 2010-08-03
2010 33 Albuquerque Isotopes Pacific Coast League AAA LAD 1 2010-08-04 2010-08-25
2010 33 Florida Marlins National League MLB FLA 1 2010-09-04 2010-10-03
2010 33 New Orleans Zephyrs Pacific Coast League AAA FLA 2 2010-09-01 2010-09-03
2011 34 Nashville Sounds Pacific Coast League AAA MIL 2011-04-09 2011-09-04
2011 34 Milwaukee Brewers National League MLB MIL 1 2011-05-20 2011-05-20
2012 35 Pawtucket Red Sox International League AAA BOS 2012-04-23 2012-09-02

Sabr ID: 08776f46

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