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Eric Yelding

Eric Girard Yelding (Cool Breeze)

Positions: Shortstop, Outfielder and Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: February 22, 1965 in Montrose, Alabama, US
High School: Fairhope HS (Fairhope, AL)
School: Chipola College (Marianna, FL)

Drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 1st round (19th) of the 1984 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase from Chipola College (Marianna, FL).

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
1984 19 -1.6 Medicine Hat PION Rk TOR 67 332 304 61 94 14 6 4 29 31 11 26 46 .309 .361 .434 .796 132 0 0 2 0
1985 20 -2.2 Kinston CARL A TOR 135 571 526 59 137 14 4 2 31 62 26 33 70 .260 .307 .314 .621 165 4 5 3 0
1986 21 -1.5 Ventura County CALL A TOR 131 601 560 83 157 14 7 4 40 41 18 33 84 .280 .319 .352 .671 197 0 6 2 3
1987 22 0.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA TOR 127 549 507 76 139 18 3 1 38 83 18 30 55 .274 .318 .327 .646 166 5 2 5 0
1987 22 1.1 Myrtle Beach SALL A TOR 88 384 357 53 109 12 2 1 31 73 13 18 30 .305 .342 .359 .701 128 4 1 4 0
1987 22 -2.4 Knoxville SOUL AA TOR 39 165 150 23 30 6 1 0 7 10 5 12 25 .200 .262 .253 .516 38 1 1 1 0
1988 23 -2.7 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 138 594 556 69 139 15 2 1 38 59 23 36 102 .250 .296 .290 .585 161 0 2 0 3
1991 26 0.2 Tucson PCL AAA HOU 11 49 43 6 17 3 0 0 3 4 2 4 4 .395 .469 .465 .935 20 0 2 0 0 0
1992 27 0.4 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA HOU,CHW 93 373 338 47 89 11 5 0 29 32 11 26 67 .263 .313 .325 .639 110 8 0 6 3 0
1992 27 0.4 Vancouver,Tucson PCL AAA HOU,CHW 93 373 338 47 89 11 5 0 29 32 11 26 67 .263 .313 .325 .639 110 8 0 6 3 0
1992 27 0.4 Tucson PCL AAA HOU 57 234 218 30 63 8 5 0 23 17 9 13 50 .289 .328 .372 .699 81 6 0 2 1 0
1992 27 0.4 Vancouver PCL AAA CHW 36 139 120 17 26 3 0 0 6 15 2 13 17 .217 .289 .242 .531 29 2 0 4 2 0
1994 29 2.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA CHC 29 76 73 10 18 2 0 0 6 4 2 3 17 .247 .276 .274 .550 20 2 0 0 0 0
1994 29 2.2 Iowa AA AAA CHC 29 76 73 10 18 2 0 0 6 4 2 3 17 .247 .276 .274 .550 20 2 0 0 0 0
1994 29 Dos Laredos MEX AAA
1995 30 4.3 3 Teams 3 Lgs Ind-AAA-AA CLE 87 335 306 53 87 12 0 4 38 14 6 21 43 .284 .327 .363 .690 111 4 1 2 5 0
1995 30 4.6 Abilene TXLA Ind 48 207 188 35 46 4 0 3 22 8 5 14 25 .245 .293 .314 .607 59 4 0 2 3 0
1995 30 5.9 Canton-Akron EL AA CLE 10 40 37 5 13 1 0 0 7 3 0 1 6 .351 .375 .378 .753 14 0 1 0 1 0
1995 30 2.9 Buffalo AA AAA CLE 29 88 81 13 28 7 0 1 9 3 1 6 12 .346 .386 .469 .855 38 0 0 0 1 0
1996 31 5.5 3 Teams 3 Lgs Ind-AAA SEA 67 276 251 36 64 11 2 2 26 13 7 20 40 .255 .307 .339 .645 85 0 0 2 3 0
1996 31 6.2 Altoona NATL Ind 32 136 123 15 26 7 1 0 15 9 1 11 16 .211 .272 .285 .557 35 0 0 0 2 0
1996 31 4.8 Sioux Falls NORL Ind 16 73 68 16 22 2 0 2 6 1 2 4 12 .324 .361 .441 .802 30 0 0 1 0 0
1996 31 4.7 Tacoma PCL AAA SEA 19 67 60 5 16 2 1 0 5 3 4 5 12 .267 .318 .333 .652 20 0 0 1 1 0
1999 34 8.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs Ind 30 112 103 11 21 4 1 1 4 11 2 5 18 .204 .248 .291 .539 30 1 1 3 0 0
1999 34 8.7 Adirondack NEAS Ind 28 103 94 10 19 4 1 0 2 11 2 5 16 .202 .250 .266 .516 25 1 1 3 0 0
1999 34 6.0 Nashua ATLL Ind 2 9 9 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 .222 .222 .556 .778 5 0 0 0 0 0
11 Seasons 915 3868 3567 511 962 118 30 19 282 354 126 237 546 .270 .316 .336 .651 1197 15 13 28 23 6
Rk (1 season) Rk 67 332 304 61 94 14 6 4 29 31 11 26 46 .309 .361 .434 .796 132 0 0 2 0
Ind (3 seasons) Ind 126 528 482 77 115 17 2 6 47 29 10 34 71 .239 .287 .320 .607 154 5 1 6 5 0
A (3 seasons) A 354 1556 1443 195 403 40 13 7 102 176 57 84 184 .279 .321 .340 .660 490 8 12 9 3
AA (2 seasons) AA 49 205 187 28 43 7 1 0 14 13 5 13 31 .230 .284 .278 .562 52 0 2 1 2 0
AAA (6 seasons) AAA 319 1247 1151 150 307 40 8 2 90 105 43 80 214 .267 .314 .321 .635 369 10 2 9 5 3
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

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
1994 29 2.6 Iowa AA AAA CHC 0 0 9.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 2.0 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 12 3.000 27.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1 Season 0 0 9.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 2.0 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 12 3.000 27.0 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
1984 19 Medicine Hat PION Rk TOR OF 64 121 99 9 13 1 .893 1.69
1985 20 Kinston CARL A TOR OF 133 329 310 10 9 3 .973 2.41
1986 21 Ventura County CALL A TOR SS 131 573 231 284 58 44 .899 3.93
1987 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA TOR SS 126 567 190 318 59 49 .896 4.03
1987 22 Myrtle Beach SALL A TOR SS 88 397 126 226 45 27 .887 4.00
1987 22 Knoxville SOUL AA TOR SS 38 170 64 92 14 22 .918 4.11
1988 23 Syracuse IL AAA TOR SS 50 206 76 116 14 20 .932 3.84
1988 23 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 2B 88 361 146 194 21 41 .942 3.86
1991 26 Tucson PCL AAA HOU SS 11 48 22 24 2 4 .958 4.18
1992 27 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA HOU,CHW OF 47 100 95 1 4 0 .960 2.04
1992 27 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA CHW,HOU SS 45 180 59 112 9 23 .950 3.80
1992 27 Vancouver, Tucson PCL AAA HOU,CHW OF 47 100 95 1 4 0 .960 2.04
1992 27 Vancouver, Tucson PCL AAA HOU,CHW SS 45 180 59 112 9 23 .950 3.80
1992 27 Vancouver PCL AAA CHW OF 7 0.00
1992 27 Vancouver PCL AAA CHW SS 29 0.00
1992 27 Tucson PCL AAA HOU OF 40 0.00
1992 27 Tucson PCL AAA HOU SS 16 0.00
1994 29 Iowa AA AAA CHC OF 10 13 13 0 0 0 1.000 1.30
1994 29 Iowa AA AAA CHC SS 11 40 9 29 2 3 .950 3.45
1994 29 Iowa AA AAA CHC 3B 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1994 29 Iowa AA AAA CHC 2B 3 9 2 7 0 0 1.000 3.00
1994 29 Iowa AA AAA CHC P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
1995 30 3 Teams 3 Lgs Ind-AAA-AA CLE CF 7 0.00
1995 30 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CLE LF 23 0.00
1995 30 3 Teams 3 Lgs AAA-AA-Ind CLE OF 32 79 74 4 1 0 .987 2.44
1995 30 Abilene TXLA Ind OF 4 10 9 1 0 0 1.000 2.50
1995 30 Abilene TXLA Ind CF 4 0.00
1995 30 Abilene TXLA Ind SS 24 91 29 53 9 12 .901 3.42
1995 30 Abilene TXLA Ind 3B 13 36 7 26 3 1 .917 2.54
1995 30 Abilene TXLA Ind 2B 8 32 9 22 1 4 .969 3.88
1995 30 Canton-Akron EL AA CLE OF 9 21 20 1 0 0 1.000 2.33
1995 30 Canton-Akron EL AA CLE RF 2 0.00
1995 30 Canton-Akron EL AA CLE CF 1 0.00
1995 30 Canton-Akron EL AA CLE LF 6 0.00
1995 30 Buffalo AA AAA CLE OF 19 48 45 2 1 0 .979 2.47
1995 30 Buffalo AA AAA CLE CF 2 0.00
1995 30 Buffalo AA AAA CLE LF 17 0.00
1996 31 3 Teams 3 Lgs AAA-Ind SEA 2B 32 127 59 59 9 11 .929 3.69
1996 31 3 Teams 3 Lgs Ind-AAA SEA 3B 23 72 20 44 8 5 .889 2.78
1996 31 3 Teams 3 Lgs AAA-Ind SEA CF 5 0.00
1996 31 3 Teams 3 Lgs AAA-Ind SEA OF 12 25 24 1 0 0 1.000 2.08
1996 31 Sioux Falls NORL Ind OF 2 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 5.00
1996 31 Sioux Falls NORL Ind CF 2 0.00
1996 31 Sioux Falls NORL Ind 3B 2 4 0 3 1 0 .750 1.50
1996 31 Sioux Falls NORL Ind 2B 14 57 22 32 3 5 .947 3.86
1996 31 Altoona NATL Ind OF 8 15 14 1 0 0 1.000 1.88
1996 31 Altoona NATL Ind CF 1 0.00
1996 31 Altoona NATL Ind LF 7 0.00
1996 31 Altoona NATL Ind 3B 19 66 20 40 6 4 .909 3.16
1996 31 Altoona NATL Ind 2B 1 4 2 2 0 0 1.000 4.00
1996 31 Tacoma PCL AAA SEA OF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1996 31 Tacoma PCL AAA SEA CF 2 0.00
1996 31 Tacoma PCL AAA SEA 3B 2 2 0 1 1 1 .500 0.50
1996 31 Tacoma PCL AAA SEA 2B 17 66 35 25 6 6 .909 3.53
1999 34 2 Teams 2 Lgs Ind 2B 14 59 24 34 1 8 .983 4.14
1999 34 Adirondack NEAS Ind SS 1 4 0 2 2 1 .500 2.00
1999 34 Adirondack NEAS Ind 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1999 34 Adirondack NEAS Ind 2B 13 53 20 32 1 8 .981 4.00
1999 34 Nashua ATLL Ind OF 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
1999 34 Nashua ATLL Ind LF 1 0.00
1999 34 Nashua ATLL Ind 2B 1 6 4 2 0 0 1.000 6.00
11 Seasons 883 3075 1501 1349 225 230 .927 3.23 0 0
OF (7 seasons) OF 299 669 617 25 27 4 .960 2.15
SS (8 seasons) SS 399 1709 616 938 155 156 .909 3.89
2B (5 seasons) 2B 145 588 240 316 32 64 .946 3.83
CF (2 seasons) CF 12 0.00
3B (4 seasons) 3B 38 109 28 70 11 6 .899 2.58
LF (3 seasons) LF 31 0.00
P (1 season) P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
RF (1 season) RF 2 0.00
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 9783144e

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