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Rafael Cova

Rafael Jose Cova

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 175 lb.

Born: March 5, 1982 in Cariaco, Venezuela

Rafael Cova
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Pitching: 2016 / 2014 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008
 Batting: 2010

Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg 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
2005 23 1.2 Hagerstown SALL A NYM 5 6 .455 4.60 6.46 24 5 6 0 0 1 62.2 62 45 32 5 33 3 61 8 2 12 289 1.516 8.9 0.7 4.7 8.8 1.85
2006 24 1.0 St. Lucie FLOR A+ NYM 3 2 .600 6.21 6.93 24 0 17 0 0 3 37.2 47 29 26 3 22 0 42 3 0 7 187 1.832 11.2 0.7 5.3 10.0 1.91
2006 24 -1.7 Magallanes VEWL FgW 0 0 13.50 40.50 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 1.500 13.5 13.5 0.0 0.0
2007 25 -2.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-FgW 2 3 .400 2.91 3.11 43 0 20 0 0 7 46.1 31 16 15 4 26 4 40 2 1 10 195 1.230 6.0 0.8 5.1 7.8 1.54
2007 25 -4.0 Tijuana MEX AAA 0 2 .000 4.18 4.18 19 0 15 0 0 7 23.2 19 11 11 2 18 3 26 1 1 6 106 1.563 7.2 0.8 6.8 9.9 1.44
2007 25 -1.5 Magallanes VEWL FgW 2 1 .667 1.59 1.99 24 0 5 0 0 0 22.2 12 5 4 2 8 1 14 1 0 4 89 0.882 4.8 0.8 3.2 5.6 1.75
2008 26 -1.7 3 Teams 2 Lgs FgW-AAA 4 3 .571 3.42 3.42 48 0 26 0 0 8 55.1 45 21 21 5 30 1 58 4 0 6 234 1.355 7.3 0.8 4.9 9.4 1.93
2008 26 1.6 Tennessee SOUL AA CHC 0 0 0.00 18.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1.000 9.0 9.0 0.0 0.0
2008 26 -2.6 Tijuana MEX AAA 1 1 .500 4.50 4.50 9 0 8 0 0 2 12.0 12 6 6 0 5 0 8 2 0 3 50 1.417 9.0 0.0 3.8 6.0 1.60
2008 26 -2.6 Puebla MEX AAA 1 1 .500 3.44 3.44 15 0 13 0 0 6 18.1 18 7 7 1 8 0 22 1 0 0 79 1.418 8.8 0.5 3.9 10.8 2.75
2008 26 -0.5 Magallanes VEWL FgW 2 1 .667 2.88 2.88 24 0 5 0 0 0 25.0 15 8 8 4 17 1 28 1 0 3 105 1.280 5.4 1.4 6.1 10.1 1.65
2009 27 4.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-Rk SFG 0 0 0.00 1.80 16 0 11 0 0 9 15.0 7 3 0 0 13 0 27 0 0 3 68 1.333 4.2 0.0 7.8 16.2 2.08
2009 27 6.4 Giants ARIZ Rk SFG 0 0 0.00 2.25 4 0 2 0 0 1 4.0 2 1 0 0 1 0 8 0 0 1 16 0.750 4.5 0.0 2.2 18.0 8.00
2009 27 4.0 San Jose CALL A+ SFG 0 0 0.00 1.64 12 0 9 0 0 8 11.0 5 2 0 0 12 0 19 0 0 2 52 1.545 4.1 0.0 9.8 15.5 1.58
2009 27 0.3 Magallanes VEWL FgW 5 1 .833 2.27 2.27 27 0 1 0 0 0 31.2 28 8 8 2 12 1 31 2 0 3 132 1.263 8.0 0.6 3.4 8.8 2.58
2010 28 3.8 Richmond EL AA SFG 0 6 .000 2.35 2.83 48 0 39 0 0 23 57.1 31 18 15 3 36 2 68 1 0 7 240 1.169 4.9 0.5 5.7 10.7 1.89
2010 28 2.0 Magallanes VEWL FgW 0 3 .000 9.88 10.54 16 0 3 0 0 0 13.2 21 16 15 3 10 1 6 0 0 4 71 2.268 13.8 2.0 6.6 4.0 0.60
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg 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
2011 29 2.7 Magallanes VEWL FgW 2 1 .667 6.75 7.59 11 0 3 0 0 0 10.2 12 9 8 3 9 0 5 1 0 3 52 1.969 10.1 2.5 7.6 4.2 0.56
2012 30 3.2 Magallanes VEWL FgW 0 0 7.20 7.20 5 0 1 0 0 0 10.0 8 8 8 4 3 0 4 0 0 2 42 1.100 7.2 3.6 2.7 3.6 1.33
2013 31 3.8 La Guaira VEWL FgW 2 1 .667 3.29 3.62 29 0 3 0 0 0 27.1 23 11 10 2 11 2 32 5 1 1 119 1.244 7.6 0.7 3.6 10.5 2.91
2014 32 4.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs FgW-AAA 0 4 .000 3.98 4.60 44 0 11 0 0 6 43.0 44 22 19 3 20 2 33 6 0 7 190 1.488 9.2 0.6 4.2 6.9 1.65
2014 32 3.3 Veracruz MEX AAA 0 1 .000 6.75 9.64 11 0 8 0 0 6 9.1 14 10 7 2 5 0 10 0 0 4 46 2.036 13.5 1.9 4.8 9.6 2.00
2014 32 4.4 La Guaira VEWL FgW 0 3 .000 3.21 3.21 33 0 3 0 0 0 33.2 30 12 12 1 15 2 23 6 0 3 144 1.337 8.0 0.3 4.0 6.1 1.53
2015 33 5.9 La Guaira VEWL FgW 2 0 1.000 4.91 5.40 22 0 4 0 0 1 18.1 11 11 10 0 16 1 15 0 0 3 78 1.473 5.4 0.0 7.9 7.4 0.94
2016 34 5.3 Mexico MEX AAA 0 1 .000 4.32 8.64 8 0 4 0 0 1 8.1 7 8 4 0 5 1 10 0 0 5 38 1.440 7.6 0.0 5.4 10.8 2.00
Minors (5 seasons) Minors 8 14 .364 3.78 5.03 113 5 73 0 0 36 173.2 148 97 73 12 104 5 198 12 2 29 789 1.451 7.7 0.6 5.4 10.3 1.90
Foreign (11 seasons) Foreign 17 17 .500 4.04 4.51 254 0 76 0 0 23 265.1 231 133 119 27 142 13 234 21 2 44 1156 1.406 7.8 0.9 4.8 7.9 1.65
All Levels (12 Seasons) 25 31 .446 3.94 4.72 367 5 149 0 0 59 439.0 379 230 192 39 246 18 432 33 4 73 1945 1.424 7.8 0.8 5.0 8.9 1.76
A+ (2 seasons) Minors 3 2 .600 4.81 5.73 36 0 26 0 0 11 48.2 52 31 26 3 34 0 61 3 0 9 239 1.767 9.6 0.6 6.3 11.3 1.79
AA (2 seasons) Minors 0 6 .000 2.31 3.09 49 0 39 0 0 23 58.1 32 20 15 4 36 2 68 1 0 7 245 1.166 4.9 0.6 5.6 10.5 1.89
AAA (4 seasons) Foreign 2 6 .250 4.40 5.27 62 0 48 0 0 22 71.2 70 42 35 5 41 4 76 4 1 18 319 1.549 8.8 0.6 5.1 9.5 1.85
FgW (10 seasons) Foreign 15 11 .577 3.90 4.23 192 0 28 0 0 1 193.2 161 91 84 22 101 9 158 17 1 26 837 1.353 7.5 1.0 4.7 7.3 1.56

Register 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
2004 22 Tronconero 2 VESL FRk NYM
2005 23 1.1 Hagerstown SALL A NYM 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 24 1.0 St. Lucie FLOR A+ NYM 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 24 -2.4 Magallanes VEWL FgW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 25 2 Teams 2 Lgs FgW-AAA 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 25 -4.9 Tijuana MEX AAA 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 25 -1.9 Magallanes VEWL FgW 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 26 3 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-FgW 48 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 26 1.6 Tennessee SOUL AA CHC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 26 -3.5 Tijuana MEX AAA 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 26 -3.5 Puebla MEX AAA 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 26 -0.9 Magallanes VEWL FgW 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 27 2 Teams 2 Lgs Rk-A+ SFG 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 27 6.8 Giants ARIZ Rk SFG 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 27 4.2 San Jose CALL A+ SFG 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 27 0.4 Magallanes VEWL FgW 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 28 3.7 Richmond EL AA SFG 48 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
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
2010 28 1.4 Magallanes VEWL FgW 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 29 2.4 Magallanes VEWL FgW 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 30 3.2 Magallanes VEWL FgW 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 31 3.7 La Guaira VEWL FgW 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 32 2 Teams 2 Lgs FgW-AAA 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 32 1.7 Veracruz MEX AAA 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 32 4.5 La Guaira VEWL FgW 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 33 5.4 La Guaira VEWL FgW 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Minors (6 seasons) Minors 113 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Foreign (10 seasons) Foreign 246 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
All Levels (12 Seasons) 359 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
A+ (2 seasons) Minors 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (2 seasons) Minors 49 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
AAA (3 seasons) Foreign 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FgW (10 seasons) Foreign 192 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
2005 23 Hagerstown SALL A NYM P 24 5 62.2 16 2 11 3 2 .813 1.87 0.54 6 3 33%
2006 24 St. Lucie FLOR A+ NYM P 24 0 37.2 5 1 1 3 0 .400 0.48 0.08 7 2 22%
2006 24 Magallanes VEWL FgW P 1 0 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0 0
2007 25 2 Teams 2 Lgs FgW-AAA P 43 0 46.1 2 1 1 0 1 1.000 0.39 0.05 0 2 100%
2007 25 Tijuana MEX AAA P 19 0 23.2 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.38 0.05 0 2 100%
2007 25 Magallanes VEWL FgW P 24 0 22.2 1 1 0 0 1 1.000 0.40 0.04 0 0
2008 26 3 Teams 2 Lgs FgW-AAA P 48 0 55.1 11 3 8 0 0 1.000 1.79 0.23 1 2 67%
2008 26 Tennessee SOUL AA CHC P 1 0 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 1.00 0 0
2008 26 Tijuana MEX AAA P 9 0 12.0 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 2.25 0.33 1 1 50%
2008 26 Puebla MEX AAA P 15 0 18.1 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 1.47 0.20 0 0
2008 26 Magallanes VEWL FgW P 24 0 25.0 5 1 4 0 0 1.000 1.80 0.21 0 1 100%
2009 27 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-Rk SFG P 16 0 15.0 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00 0.00 1 0 0%
2009 27 Giants ARIZ Rk SFG P 4 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0 0
2009 27 San Jose CALL A+ SFG P 12 0 11.0 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00 0.00 1 0 0%
2009 27 Magallanes VEWL FgW P 27 0 31.2 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.28 0.04 5 1 17%
2010 28 Richmond EL AA SFG P 48 0 57.1 10 2 8 0 0 1.000 1.57 0.21 3 0 0%
2010 28 Magallanes VEWL FgW P 16 0 13.2 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 2.63 0.25 0 0
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
2011 29 Magallanes VEWL FgW P 11 0 10.2 3 0 3 0 1 1.000 2.53 0.27 1 0 0%
2012 30 Magallanes VEWL FgW P 5
2013 31 La Guaira VEWL FgW P 29 4 1 2 1 0 .750 0.10
2014 32 2 Teams 2 Lgs FgW-AAA P 44 0 43.0 15 2 11 2 2 .867 2.72 0.30 1 0 0%
2014 32 Veracruz MEX AAA P 11 0 9.1 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 2.89 0.27 1 0 0%
2014 32 La Guaira VEWL FgW P 33 33.2 12 1 9 2 2 .833 2.67 0.30
2015 33 La Guaira VEWL FgW P 22 18.1 9 1 6 2 0 .778 3.44 0.32
2016 34 Mexico MEX AAA P 8 0 8.1 2 0 1 1 0 .500 1.08 0.13
Minors (5 seasons) Minors P 113 5 173.2 33 6 20 7 2 .788 1.35 0.23 17 5 23%
Foreign (11 seasons) Foreign P 254 0 228.0 51 10 35 6 4 8 5 38%
All Levels (12 Seasons) P 367 5 401.2 84 16 55 13 6 25 10 29%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
2002 20 Venezuela
2003 21 Venezuela
2004 22 Tronconero 2 Venezuelan Summer League FRk
2004 22 Venezuela
2005 23 Hagerstown Suns South Atlantic League A 2005-04-14 2005-09-02
2006 24 St. Lucie Mets Florida State League A+ 2006-04-07 2006-07-21
2006 24 Navegantes del Magallanes Venezuelan Winter League FgW 2006-10-14 2006-10-14
2007 25 Potros de Tijuana Mexican League AAA 2007-06-16 2007-07-29
2007 25 Navegantes del Magallanes Venezuelan Winter League FgW 2007-10-26 2007-12-30
2008 26 Tennessee Smokies Southern League AA 2008-04-17 2008-04-17
2008 26 Potros de Tijuana Mexican League AAA 1 2008-04-23 2008-05-06
2008 26 Pericos de Puebla Mexican League AAA 2 2008-06-21 2008-07-26
2008 26 Navegantes del Magallanes Venezuelan Winter League FgW 2008-10-14 2008-12-29
2009 27 AZL Giants Arizona League Rk 2009-07-19 2009-07-28
2009 27 San Jose Giants California League A+ 2009-07-30 2009-09-07
2009 27 Navegantes del Magallanes Venezuelan Winter League FgW 2009-10-09 2009-12-23
2010 28 Richmond Flying Squirrels Eastern League AA 2010-04-09 2010-09-06
2010 28 Navegantes del Magallanes Venezuelan Winter League FgW 2010-10-13 2010-12-30
2011 29 Navegantes del Magallanes Venezuelan Winter League FgW 2011-10-13 2011-11-16
2012 30 Navegantes del Magallanes Venezuelan Winter League FgW 2012-11-01 2012-11-24
2013 31 Tiburones de La Guaira Venezuelan Winter League FgW 2013-10-11 2013-12-30
2014 32 Rojos del Aguila de Veracruz Mexican League AAA 2014-04-01 2014-04-26
2014 32 Tiburones de La Guaira Venezuelan Winter League FgW 2014-10-10 2015-01-02
2015 33 Tiburones de La Guaira Venezuelan Winter League FgW 2015-10-07 2015-12-27
2016 34 Diablos Rojos del Mexico Mexican League AAA 2016-04-30 2016-05-19

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