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Derek Root

Derek Anthony Root

Positions: Pitcher and First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 5", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: May 26, 1975 in Cleveland, Ohio, US
High School: St. Edward HS (Lakewood, OH)

Drafted by the Houston Astros in the 5th round of the 1993 MLB June Amateur Draft from St. Edward HS (Lakewood, OH).

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
1995 20 -1.4 2 Teams 2 Lgs A--A+ HOU 2 0 1.000 3.45 22 3 6 0 0 1 44.1 38 17 17 0 26 0 40 2 1 4 194 1.444 7.7 0.0 5.3 8.1 1.54
1995 20 -1.2 Auburn NYPL A- HOU 2 0 1.000 3.29 17 3 5 0 0 1 38.1 28 14 14 0 24 0 37 2 1 4 165 1.357 6.6 0.0 5.6 8.7 1.54
1995 20 -2.5 Kissimmee FLOR A+ HOU 0 0 4.50 5 0 1 0 0 0 6.0 10 3 3 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 29 2.000 15.0 0.0 3.0 4.5 1.50
1996 21 -0.3 Quad Cities MIDW A HOU 5 3 .625 3.00 40 2 22 0 0 7 63.0 55 25 21 1 26 4 47 4 0 6 272 1.286 7.9 0.1 3.7 6.7 1.81
1997 22 -0.4 Kissimmee FLOR A+ HOU 4 14 .222 4.19 26 22 0 2 0 0 129.0 131 76 60 10 42 1 68 7 5 7 555 1.341 9.1 0.7 2.9 4.7 1.62
1998 23 -0.2 3 Teams 3 Lgs A+-AA-AAA HOU 10 5 .667 2.89 37 16 13 2 2 4 130.2 118 54 42 8 40 3 114 5 1 6 539 1.209 8.1 0.6 2.8 7.9 2.85
1998 23 0.7 Kissimmee FLOR A+ HOU 5 4 .556 2.35 29 9 13 2 2 4 80.1 69 28 21 3 20 2 79 4 1 4 323 1.108 7.7 0.3 2.2 8.9 3.95
1998 23 -1.4 Jackson TL AA HOU 4 1 .800 3.89 7 6 0 0 0 0 44.0 46 24 19 4 17 1 31 1 0 1 192 1.432 9.4 0.8 3.5 6.3 1.82
1998 23 -3.7 New Orleans PCL AAA HOU 1 0 1.000 2.84 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.1 3 2 2 1 3 0 4 0 0 1 24 0.947 4.3 1.4 4.3 5.7 1.33
1999 24 0.1 Jackson TL AA HOU 7 16 .304 4.65 28 26 0 0 0 0 156.2 167 103 81 17 79 2 129 11 2 14 711 1.570 9.6 1.0 4.5 7.4 1.63
2000 25 0.4 4 Teams 4 Lgs AAA-AA-A+ SDP,NYM 4 1 .800 5.91 38 4 8 0 0 2 56.1 56 40 37 2 41 2 36 3 0 3 261 1.722 8.9 0.3 6.6 5.8 0.88
2000 25 2.4 St. Lucie FLOR A+ NYM 0 0 3.68 5 0 2 0 0 0 7.1 10 3 3 0 2 0 9 1 0 1 33 1.636 12.3 0.0 2.5 11.0 4.50
2000 25 1.2 Mobile SOUL AA SDP 4 0 1.000 3.63 15 2 3 0 0 2 22.1 15 9 9 1 18 0 13 0 0 0 96 1.478 6.0 0.4 7.3 5.2 0.72
2000 25 0.6 Binghamton EL AA NYM 0 1 .000 7.82 9 0 1 0 0 0 12.2 13 13 11 0 11 1 7 1 0 0 61 1.895 9.2 0.0 7.8 5.0 0.64
2000 25 -2.1 Las Vegas PCL AAA SDP 0 0 9.00 9 2 2 0 0 0 14.0 18 15 14 1 10 1 7 1 0 2 71 2.000 11.6 0.6 6.4 4.5 0.70
2001 26 -2.3 Camden ATLL Ind 8 7 .533 4.91 24 24 0 3 0 0 154.0 178 91 84 15 50 0 110 7 1 10 667 1.481 10.4 0.9 2.9 6.4 2.20
7 Seasons 40 46 .465 4.19 215 97 49 7 2 14 734.0 743 406 342 53 304 12 544 39 10 50 3199 1.426 9.1 0.6 3.7 6.7 1.79
A- (1 season) A- 2 0 1.000 3.29 17 3 5 0 0 1 38.1 28 14 14 0 24 0 37 2 1 4 165 1.357 6.6 0.0 5.6 8.7 1.54
Ind (1 season) Ind 8 7 .533 4.91 24 24 0 3 0 0 154.0 178 91 84 15 50 0 110 7 1 10 667 1.481 10.4 0.9 2.9 6.4 2.20
A (1 season) A 5 3 .625 3.00 40 2 22 0 0 7 63.0 55 25 21 1 26 4 47 4 0 6 272 1.286 7.9 0.1 3.7 6.7 1.81
A+ (4 seasons) A+ 9 18 .333 3.52 65 31 16 4 2 4 222.2 220 110 87 13 66 3 159 12 6 12 940 1.284 8.9 0.5 2.7 6.4 2.41
AA (3 seasons) AA 15 18 .455 4.58 59 34 4 0 0 2 235.2 241 149 120 22 125 4 180 13 2 15 1060 1.553 9.2 0.8 4.8 6.9 1.44
AAA (2 seasons) AAA 1 0 1.000 7.08 10 3 2 0 0 0 20.1 21 17 16 2 13 1 11 1 0 3 95 1.672 9.3 0.9 5.8 4.9 0.85

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
1993 18 -0.9 Astros GULF Rk HOU 41 145 131 12 37 8 0 0 16 1 2 12 21 .282 .352 .344 .695 45 1 2 0 0 0
1994 19 0.2 Astros GULF Rk HOU 47 181 169 21 46 8 1 0 35 2 1 8 18 .272 .304 .331 .635 56 5 1 0 3 2
1995 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs A--A+ HOU 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995 20 -1.0 Auburn NYPL A- HOU 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995 20 -2.3 Kissimmee FLOR A+ HOU 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 21 -0.6 Quad Cities MIDW A HOU 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997 22 -0.6 Kissimmee FLOR A+ HOU 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998 23 -1.7 3 Teams 3 Lgs AA-AAA-A+ HOU 37 12 10 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .200 .273 .200 .473 2 1 0 1 0 0
1998 23 0.5 Kissimmee FLOR A+ HOU 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998 23 -1.1 Jackson TL AA HOU 7 10 8 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .250 .333 .250 .583 2 1 0 1 0 0
1998 23 -3.9 New Orleans PCL AAA HOU 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999 24 0.0 Jackson TL AA HOU 28 37 32 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .031 .031 .031 .063 1 0 0 5 0 0
2000 25 -2.1 4 Teams 4 Lgs AAA-A+-AA SDP,NYM 38 4 4 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .500 .750 2 0 0 0 0 0
2000 25 2.3 St. Lucie FLOR A+ NYM 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 25 0.8 Mobile SOUL AA SDP 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 25 0.8 Binghamton EL AA NYM 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 25 -2.1 Las Vegas PCL AAA SDP 9 4 4 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .500 .750 2 0 0 0 0 0
2001 26 -2.5 Camden ATLL Ind 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Seasons 303 379 346 37 87 17 1 0 52 3 3 21 49 .251 .298 .306 .604 106 7 3 6 3 2
Rk (2 seasons) Rk 88 326 300 33 83 16 1 0 51 3 3 20 39 .277 .325 .337 .662 101 6 3 0 3 2
A- (1 season) A- 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ind (1 season) Ind 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A (1 season) A 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A+ (4 seasons) A+ 65 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (3 seasons) AA 59 47 40 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 .075 .098 .075 .173 3 1 0 6 0 0
AAA (2 seasons) AAA 10 6 6 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .333 .500 2 0 0 0 0 0

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1993 18 Astros GULF Rk HOU 1B 36 312 284 17 11 26 .965 8.36
1994 19 Astros GULF Rk HOU 1B 43 371 338 24 9 33 .976 8.42
1995 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs A--A+ HOU P 22 16 7 7 2 0 .875 0.64 1 0 0%
1995 20 Auburn NYPL A- HOU P 17 14 7 6 1 0 .929 0.76
1995 20 Kissimmee FLOR A+ HOU P 5 2 0 1 1 0 .500 0.20 1 0 0%
1996 21 Quad Cities MIDW A HOU P 40 12 2 10 0 0 1.000 0.30 7 3 30%
1997 22 Kissimmee FLOR A+ HOU P 26 28 8 19 1 0 .964 1.04 12 11 48%
1998 23 3 Teams 3 Lgs A+-AA-AAA HOU P 37 31 6 22 3 1 .903 0.76 16 9 36%
1998 23 Kissimmee FLOR A+ HOU P 29 20 4 16 0 1 1.000 0.69 8 7 47%
1998 23 Jackson TL AA HOU P 7 10 1 6 3 0 .700 1.00 7 1 13%
1998 23 New Orleans PCL AAA HOU P 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 1 1 50%
1999 24 Jackson TL AA HOU P 28 23 3 19 1 0 .957 0.79 7 9 56%
2000 25 4 Teams 4 Lgs AA-AAA-A+ SDP,NYM P 38 8 2 6 0 0 1.000 0.21 4 4 50%
2000 25 St. Lucie FLOR A+ NYM P 5 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.20 0 1 100%
2000 25 Mobile SOUL AA SDP P 15 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.20 2 3 60%
2000 25 Binghamton EL AA NYM P 9 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.22 0 0
2000 25 Las Vegas PCL AAA SDP P 9 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.22 2 0 0%
2001 26 Camden ATLL Ind P 24 38 9 29 0 5 1.000 1.58 20 11 35%
9 Seasons 294 839 659 153 27 65 .968 2.76 67 47 41%
P (7 seasons) P 215 156 37 112 7 6 .955 0.69 67 47 41%
1B (2 seasons) 1B 79 683 622 41 20 59 .971 8.39
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: e407994b

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