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Teddy Higuera

Teodoro Valenzuela (Valenzuela) Higuera

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Both, Throws: Left
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 178 lb.

Born: November 9, 1957 in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico(All Transactions)
Debut: April 23, 1985 (Age 27.165)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1985 season [*]
Team: Brewers 1985-1994
Agents: Bob Gilhooley,Jim Bronner, previously: Alan Nero, Bill Morris [*]
Final Game: August 9, 1994 (Age 36.273)
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Standard Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1985 MIL AL 27 P 32 30 7 212.1 27 8 18 1 2 .963 1.10 0.81 .953 1.86 1.84 13 10 43% 33% 2 RoY-2
1986 MIL AL 28 P 34 34 15 248.1 35 9 26 0 1 1.000 1.27 1.03 .957 1.83 1.81 10 9 47% 34% 0 AS,CYA-2,MVP-15
1987 MIL AL 29 P 35 35 14 261.2 34 9 23 2 3 .941 1.10 0.91 .955 1.84 1.82 20 9 31% 31% 0 CYA-6
1988 MIL AL 30 P 31 31 8 227.1 45 12 33 0 1 1.000 1.78 1.45 .961 1.78 1.77 9 8 47% 31% 2
1989 MIL AL 31 P 22 22 2 135.1 16 5 10 1 0 .938 1.00 0.68 .960 1.87 1.85 18 5 22% 31% 0
1990 MIL AL 32 P 27 27 4 170.0 27 7 18 2 2 .926 1.32 0.93 .953 1.78 1.76 15 4 21% 34% 0
1991 MIL AL 33 P 7 6 0 36.1 7 1 5 1 0 .857 1.49 0.86 .956 1.81 1.80 5 0 0% 34% 0
1993 MIL AL 35 P 8 8 0 30.0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.90 0.38 .953 1.80 1.78 3 1 25% 36% 0
1994 MIL AL 36 P 17 12 0 58.2 11 1 10 0 3 1.000 1.69 0.65 .956 1.72 1.71 8 2 20% 31% 1
9 Seasons P 213 205 50 1380.0 205 55 143 7 12 .966 1.29 0.93 .957 1.82 1.80 101 48 32% 32% 5
9 Seasons TOT 213 205 50 1380.0 205 55 143 7 12 .966 1.29 0.93 .957 1.82 1.80 101 48 32% 32% 5
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Sabermetric Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP
1985 MIL AL 27 P
1986 MIL AL 28 P
1987 MIL AL 29 P
1988 MIL AL 30 P
1989 MIL AL 31 P
1990 MIL AL 32 P
1991 MIL AL 33 P
1993 MIL AL 35 P
1994 MIL AL 36 P
9 Seasons P
9 Seasons TOT

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
1985 MIL AL 27 32 30 0 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 MIL AL 28 34 34 0 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987 MIL AL 29 35 35 0 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 MIL AL 30 31 31 0 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1989 MIL AL 31 22 22 0 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1990 MIL AL 32 27 27 0 27 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991 MIL AL 33 7 6 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993 MIL AL 35 8 8 0 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994 MIL AL 36 17 12 0 17 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Seasons 213 205 0 213 213 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1914 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Advanced Fielding -- P*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt 31 Tot 1B 2B Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 163 GB LD bFld bF2O%
1985 MIL AL 27 873 81% 24% 20 95% 2 9 4 3 18 12 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 100%
1986 MIL AL 28 1031 75% 24% 30 90% 2 9 2 6 24 17 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 9 78%
1987 MIL AL 29 1084 73% 20% 28 89% 1 10 3 6 24 14 2 2 0 1 1 1 4 2 3 1 5 60%
1988 MIL AL 30 895 74% 26% 35 91% 1 13 3 6 33 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 8 75%
1989 MIL AL 31 567 78% 23% 17 71% 1 5 2 2 10 9 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 8 63%
1990 MIL AL 32 720 78% 25% 22 91% 0 7 1 4 18 14 1 2 0 1 1 1 2 0 2 0 8 75%
1991 MIL AL 33 153 75% 20% 5 100% 0 1 0 1 5 5 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 100%
1993 MIL AL 35 148 75% 21% 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994 MIL AL 36 280 78% 29% 10 90% 0 1 0 0 10 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 3 0 2 100%
9 Seasons 5751 76% 24% 167 89% 7 58 15 31 142 104 11 7 1 3 3 3 13 5 9 4 43 74%
MLB Averages 80% 32% 91% 87%



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1986 AL (15, 2%)
0.02 Career Shares (1415th)

Cy Young (yr lg (rk, shr))
1986 AL (2, 30%)
1987 AL (6, 4%)
0.34 Career Shares (136th)

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
1987 Sep 6th AL Player of the Week

Fielding % as P s c a p y
1986 AL  1.000 (1st)
1988 AL  1.000 (1st)

Salary s c a p y
1990 AL  $2,125,000 (8th)

                           

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Name and misspellings: Teodoro Valenzuela (Valenzuela) Teddy Higuera

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