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Merkin Valdez    \mur-KEEN\

Merkin R. (Mola) Valdez
Played through 2002 as Manuel Mateo

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 235 lb.

Born: November 5, 1981 in San Cristobal, San Cristobal, DO
High School: Escuela Rural Palenque (Palenque, DO)

Prospect Ratings by Baseball America:
Pre-2004: Rated #40 Prospect
Pre-2005: Rated #58 Prospect

Major League Stats

Merkin Valdez
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Pitching: 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008
 Batting: 2011 / 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
2002 20 0.1 Braves GULF Rk ATL 7 3 .700 1.98 12 8 3 1 1 0 68.1 47 18 15 0 12 0 76 2 0 2 260 0.863 6.2 0.0 1.6 10.0 6.33
2003 21 -0.7 Hagerstown SALL A SFG 9 5 .643 2.25 26 26 0 2 1 0 156.0 119 42 39 11 49 0 166 5 0 4 617 1.077 6.9 0.6 2.8 9.6 3.39
2004 22 -1.9 3 Teams 3 Lgs AA-A+-AAA SFG 4 5 .444 3.72 18 15 1 0 0 1 82.1 71 37 34 7 24 0 80 4 0 2 343 1.154 7.8 0.8 2.6 8.7 3.33
2004 22 -0.9 San Jose CALL A+ SFG 3 1 .750 2.52 7 7 0 0 0 0 35.2 30 12 10 4 5 0 44 4 0 1 146 0.981 7.6 1.0 1.3 11.1 8.80
2004 22 -2.3 Norwich EL AA SFG 1 4 .200 4.32 10 7 1 0 0 1 41.2 35 21 20 3 15 0 31 0 0 1 172 1.200 7.6 0.6 3.2 6.7 2.07
2004 22 -5.4 Fresno PCL AAA SFG 0 0 7.20 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.0 6 4 4 0 4 0 5 0 0 0 25 2.000 10.8 0.0 7.2 9.0 1.25
2005 23 -1.8 Norwich EL AA SFG 5 6 .455 3.53 24 19 0 1 0 0 107.0 99 48 42 7 45 0 96 8 0 8 454 1.346 8.3 0.6 3.8 8.1 2.13
2006 24 -2.9 Fresno PCL AAA SFG 0 4 .000 5.80 46 3 20 0 0 5 49.2 52 42 32 6 39 1 48 5 2 8 246 1.832 9.4 1.1 7.1 8.7 1.23
2008 26 3.2 San Jose CALL A+ SFG 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 5 1.000 9.0 0.0 0.0 27.0
2010 28 1.1 Las Vegas PCL AAA TOR 3 5 .375 7.91 39 1 16 0 0 0 58.0 92 59 51 5 26 0 35 3 3 7 289 2.034 14.3 0.8 4.0 5.4 1.35
2011 29 1.8 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA LAD,TEX 5 2 .714 3.29 50 0 25 0 0 8 65.2 61 27 24 2 29 1 57 4 1 3 283 1.371 8.4 0.3 4.0 7.8 1.97
2011 29 1.8 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD 4 2 .667 3.58 38 0 18 0 0 4 50.1 47 23 20 1 24 1 43 4 1 2 217 1.411 8.4 0.2 4.3 7.7 1.79
2011 29 1.8 Albuquerque, Round Rock PCL AAA TEX,LAD 5 2 .714 3.29 50 0 25 0 0 8 65.2 61 27 24 2 29 1 57 4 1 3 283 1.371 8.4 0.3 4.0 7.8 1.97
2011 29 1.8 Round Rock PCL AAA TEX 1 0 1.000 2.35 12 0 7 0 0 4 15.1 14 4 4 1 5 0 14 0 0 1 66 1.239 8.2 0.6 2.9 8.2 2.80
2012 30 3.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-Rk OAK 0 1 .000 3.46 36 1 22 0 0 5 39.0 35 17 15 4 17 1 27 1 0 6 169 1.333 8.1 0.9 3.9 6.2 1.59
2012 30 9.5 Athletics ARIZ Rk OAK 0 0 0.00 2 1 0 0 0 0 3.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 9 0.667 6.0 0.0 0.0 3.0
2012 30 3.2 Sacramento PCL AAA OAK 0 1 .000 3.75 34 0 22 0 0 5 36.0 33 17 15 4 17 1 26 1 0 6 160 1.389 8.2 1.0 4.2 6.5 1.53
9 Seasons 33 31 .516 3.62 252 73 87 4 2 19 627.0 577 290 252 42 241 3 588 32 6 40 2666 1.305 8.3 0.6 3.5 8.4 2.44
Rk (2 seasons) Rk 7 3 .700 1.89 14 9 3 1 1 0 71.1 49 18 15 0 12 0 77 2 0 2 269 0.855 6.2 0.0 1.5 9.7 6.42
A (1 season) A 9 5 .643 2.25 26 26 0 2 1 0 156.0 119 42 39 11 49 0 166 5 0 4 617 1.077 6.9 0.6 2.8 9.6 3.39
A+ (2 seasons) A+ 3 1 .750 2.45 8 7 0 0 0 0 36.2 31 12 10 4 5 0 47 4 0 1 151 0.982 7.6 1.0 1.2 11.5 9.40
AA (2 seasons) AA 6 10 .375 3.75 34 26 1 1 0 1 148.2 134 69 62 10 60 0 127 8 0 9 626 1.305 8.1 0.6 3.6 7.7 2.12
AAA (5 seasons) AAA 8 12 .400 5.29 170 5 83 0 0 18 214.1 244 149 126 17 115 3 171 13 6 24 1003 1.675 10.2 0.7 4.8 7.2 1.49

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
2002 20 0.4 Braves GULF Rk ATL 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 21 -0.9 Hagerstown SALL A SFG 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 22 -3.4 3 Teams 3 Lgs AA-AAA-A+ SFG 18 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 0 0 0 0
2004 22 -0.9 San Jose CALL A+ SFG 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 22 -2.5 Norwich EL AA SFG 10 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0 0 0
2004 22 -5.2 Fresno PCL AAA SFG 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 23 -1.6 Norwich EL AA SFG 24 11 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
2006 24 -2.8 Fresno PCL AAA SFG 46 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 26 3.4 San Jose CALL A+ SFG 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 28 1.0 Las Vegas PCL AAA TOR 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 29 2.0 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA LAD,TEX 50 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 29 2.0 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD 38 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 29 2.0 Albuquerque,Round Rock PCL AAA TEX,LAD 50 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 29 2.0 Round Rock PCL AAA TEX 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 30 2 Teams 2 Lgs Rk-AAA OAK 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 30 10.6 Athletics ARIZ Rk OAK 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 30 3.2 Sacramento PCL AAA OAK 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Seasons 252 20 19 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 .053 .053 .053 .105 1 0 0 1 0 0
Rk (2 seasons) Rk 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A (1 season) A 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A+ (2 seasons) A+ 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (2 seasons) AA 34 15 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .071 .071 .071 .143 1 0 0 1 0 0
AAA (5 seasons) AAA 170 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 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 Rctch Rtz
2002 20 Braves GULF Rk ATL P 12 14 5 8 1 0 .929 1.08 5 3 38%
2003 21 Hagerstown SALL A SFG P 26 40 9 29 2 1 .950 1.46 22 13 37%
2004 22 3 Teams 3 Lgs AA-A+-AAA SFG P 18 15 2 13 0 1 1.000 0.83
2004 22 San Jose CALL A+ SFG P 7 5 1 4 0 0 1.000 0.71
2004 22 Norwich EL AA SFG P 10 7 1 6 0 0 1.000 0.70
2004 22 Fresno PCL AAA SFG P 1 3 0 3 0 1 1.000 3.00
2005 23 Norwich EL AA SFG P 24 24 8 16 0 1 1.000 1.00 14 9 39%
2006 24 Fresno PCL AAA SFG P 46 10 3 5 2 0 .800 0.17 13 1 7%
2008 26 San Jose CALL A+ SFG P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1 0 0%
2010 28 Las Vegas PCL AAA TOR P 39 11 4 6 1 0 .909 0.26 3 2 40%
2011 29 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA LAD,TEX P 50 17 6 11 0 0 1.000 0.34 4 2 33%
2011 29 Albuquerque, Round Rock PCL AAA TEX,LAD P 50 17 6 11 0 0 1.000 0.34 4 2 33%
2011 29 Round Rock PCL AAA TEX P 12 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.33 2 0 0%
2011 29 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD P 38 13 5 8 0 0 1.000 0.34 2 2 50%
2012 30 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-Rk OAK P 36 6 2 3 1 0 .833 0.14 4 0 0%
2012 30 Athletics ARIZ Rk OAK P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
2012 30 Sacramento PCL AAA OAK P 34 6 2 3 1 0 .833 0.15 4 0 0%
9 Seasons 252 137 39 91 7 3 .949 0.52 66 30 31%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
2000 18 Dominican Republic
2001 19 Dominican Republic
2002 20 GCL Braves Gulf Coast League Rk ATL
2003 21 Hagerstown Suns South Atlantic League A SFG
2004 22 San Jose Giants California League A+ SFG 2004-06-01 2004-07-07
2004 22 Fresno Grizzlies Pacific Coast League AAA SFG 2004-06-28 2004-06-28
2004 22 Norwich Navigators Eastern League AA SFG 2004-07-18 2004-09-05
2004 22 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 2004-08-01 2004-08-05
2005 23 Norwich Navigators Eastern League AA SFG 2005-04-09 2005-08-16
2006 24 Fresno Grizzlies Pacific Coast League AAA SFG 2006-04-08 2006-08-27
2008 26 San Jose Giants California League A+ SFG 2008-06-07 2008-06-07
2008 26 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 2008-03-31 2008-05-12
2009 27 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 2009-04-08 2009-09-26
2010 28 Las Vegas 51s Pacific Coast League AAA TOR 2010-05-02 2010-09-02
2010 28 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB TOR 1 2010-04-14 2010-04-25
2011 29 Albuquerque Isotopes Pacific Coast League AAA LAD 1 2011-04-09 2011-07-16
2011 29 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 2011-09-02 2011-09-25
2011 29 Round Rock Express Pacific Coast League AAA TEX 2 2011-07-25 2011-08-30
2012 30 Sacramento River Cats Pacific Coast League AAA OAK 2012-04-05 2012-09-03
2012 30 AZL Athletics Arizona League Rk OAK 2012-06-20 2012-06-30

Sabr ID: eabcb421

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