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Rubén Mateo    \Ma-TAY-oh\

Ruben Amaury Mateo

Positions: Outfielder and Designated Hitter
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: February 10, 1978 in San Cristobal, San Cristobal, Dominican Republic
High School: Liceo Jose Manuel Maria Balance (San Cristobal, DO)

Prospect Ratings by Baseball America:
Pre-1998: Rated #17 Prospect
Pre-1999: Rated #9 Prospect
Pre-2000: Rated #6 Prospect

Major League Stats

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 Batting: 2015 / 2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2009 / 2008

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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
1996 18 -3.2 Charleston SC SALL A TEX 134 543 496 65 129 30 8 8 58 30 9 26 78 .260 .309 .401 .710 199 8 12 2 7 1
1997 19 -3.6 Port Charlotte FLOR A+ TEX 99 416 385 63 121 23 8 12 67 20 5 22 55 .314 .359 .509 .868 196 16 6 1 2 0
1998 20 -4.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ TEX 108 489 437 79 134 32 3 18 76 18 8 30 57 .307 .368 .517 .885 226 7 15 3 4 1
1998 20 -2.5 Port Charlotte FLOR A+ TEX 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998 20 -4.1 Tulsa TL AA TEX 107 485 433 79 134 32 3 18 75 18 8 30 56 .309 .371 .522 .893 226 7 15 3 4 1
1999 21 -6.0 Oklahoma PCL AAA TEX 63 278 253 53 85 12 0 18 62 6 3 14 36 .336 .385 .597 .982 151 5 8 0 3 6
1999 21 -7.9 TEX AL MLB TEX 32 127 122 16 29 9 1 5 18 3 0 4 28 .238 .268 .451 .719 55 2 1 0 0 0
2000 22 -7.1 TEX AL MLB TEX 52 222 206 32 60 11 0 7 19 6 0 10 34 .291 .339 .447 .786 92 5 5 1 0 1
2001 23 -4.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA CIN-TEX 79 328 302 38 74 19 4 3 33 3 2 15 53 .245 .296 .364 .660 110 8 8 0 3 0
2001 23 -4.3 Louisville IL AAA CIN 65 274 251 35 63 16 4 2 25 2 0 13 45 .251 .307 .371 .677 93 7 8 0 2 0
2001 23 -4.3 Oklahoma PCL AAA TEX 14 54 51 3 11 3 0 1 8 1 2 2 8 .216 .241 .333 .574 17 1 0 0 1 0
2001 23 -6.0 TEX AL MLB TEX 40 147 129 18 32 5 2 1 13 1 0 9 28 .248 .322 .341 .663 44 4 6 1 2 0
2002 24 -3.3 Louisville IL AAA CIN 52 225 209 37 63 14 0 9 23 6 2 11 40 .301 .342 .498 .840 104 2 3 0 2 1
2002 24 -5.5 CIN NL MLB CIN 46 94 86 11 22 6 0 2 7 0 0 6 20 .256 .319 .395 .714 34 1 2 0 0 0
2003 25 -2.3 Louisville IL AAA CIN 57 250 217 36 71 15 1 9 50 3 1 26 34 .327 .408 .530 .938 115 3 5 0 2 1
2003 25 -4.5 CIN NL MLB CIN 74 224 207 16 50 9 0 3 18 0 0 12 53 .242 .290 .329 .619 68 4 3 0 2 1
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 26 -3.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB KCR-PIT 51 137 126 13 26 4 3 3 14 1 1 8 26 .206 .270 .357 .627 45 3 3 0 0 1
2004 26 -1.2 Nashville PCL AAA PIT 35 128 114 21 36 12 0 11 25 2 2 12 33 .316 .391 .711 1.101 81 0 2 0 0 2
2004 26 -3.4 PIT NL MLB PIT 19 39 33 4 8 0 0 3 7 0 0 5 6 .242 .359 .515 .874 17 1 1 0 0 1
2004 26 -3.2 KCR AL MLB KCR 32 98 93 9 18 4 3 0 7 1 1 3 20 .194 .235 .301 .536 28 2 2 0 0 0
2005 27 -1.5 LG KBO Fgn 34 149 130 18 29 3 0 5 20 2 1 12 36 .223 .302 .362 .664 47 1 4 0 3 0
2006 28 1.3 Escogido DOWL FgW 7 28 25 4 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 7 .160 .214 .160 .374 4 1 1 0 1 0
2007 29 2.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs FgW 11 44 39 8 12 3 0 3 9 0 0 4 10 .308 .386 .615 1.002 24 0 1 0 0 2
2007 29 0.7 Newark ATLL Ind 15 71 66 14 19 4 0 5 10 1 0 3 16 .288 .338 .576 .914 38 1 2 0 0 0
2007 29 4.7 Huntsville SOUL AA MIL 24 103 83 14 20 2 0 5 15 1 1 13 26 .241 .379 .446 .824 37 3 6 0 1 1
2007 29 2.1 La Guaira VEWL FgW 9 37 33 7 11 3 0 3 9 0 0 3 9 .333 .405 .697 1.102 23 0 1 0 0 2
2007 29 1.8 Escogido DOWL FgW 2 7 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .167 .286 .167 .452 1 0 0 0 0 0
2008 30 1.3 Newark ATLL Ind 50 219 198 35 59 14 0 16 44 2 0 14 45 .298 .352 .611 .963 121 5 4 0 3 0
2008 30 0.5 Laguna MEX AAA 25 108 98 14 22 5 0 5 18 1 0 5 20 .224 .278 .429 .706 42 2 3 0 2 0
2009 31 0.9 Reynosa MEX AAA 8 34 31 6 7 4 0 1 6 0 0 1 9 .226 .235 .452 .687 14 1 0 0 2 0
2012 34 4.3 Ciudad del Carmen MEX AAA 98 410 370 63 119 29 0 25 83 1 3 27 65 .322 .380 .603 .983 223 10 10 0 3 8
2013 35 5.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-FgW 116 522 449 90 140 31 0 37 119 1 0 49 99 .312 .400 .628 1.028 282 12 20 0 4 8
2013 35 5.1 Ciudad del Carmen MEX AAA 110 497 426 90 137 31 0 37 119 1 0 48 93 .322 .410 .655 1.065 279 12 19 0 4 8
2013 35 5.4 Mazatlan MXPW FgW 6 25 23 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .130 .200 .130 .330 3 0 1 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
2014 36 5.7 Ciudad del Carmen MEX AAA 107 455 397 60 123 22 0 21 68 1 1 35 78 .310 .391 .524 .915 208 13 20 0 3 1
2015 37 6.7 2 Teams MEX AAA 48 200 175 22 35 3 0 9 28 0 0 14 40 .200 .290 .371 .661 65 4 9 0 2 0
2015 37 6.7 Ciudad del Carmen MEX AAA 14 56 48 6 9 0 0 2 6 0 0 4 11 .188 .286 .313 .598 15 1 3 0 1 0
2015 37 6.7 Campeche MEX AAA 34 144 127 16 26 3 0 7 22 0 0 10 29 .205 .292 .394 .685 50 3 6 0 1 0
MLB (6 seasons) MLB 295 951 876 106 219 44 6 21 89 11 1 49 189 .250 .303 .386 .689 338 19 20 2 4 3
Minors (9 seasons) Minors 651 2760 2496 406 733 159 24 93 409 89 33 169 412 .294 .351 .488 .840 1219 52 65 6 24 13
Foreign (9 seasons) Foreign 454 1950 1714 285 491 100 0 106 354 6 5 148 364 .286 .363 .530 .893 909 44 68 0 20 19
Other (2 seasons) Other 65 290 264 49 78 18 0 21 54 3 0 17 61 .295 .348 .602 .951 159 6 6 0 3 0
All Levels (18 Seasons) 1465 5951 5350 846 1521 321 30 241 906 109 39 383 1026 .284 .347 .491 .838 2625 121 159 8 51 35
A+ (2 seasons) Minors 100 420 389 63 121 23 8 12 68 20 5 22 56 .311 .356 .504 .859 196 16 6 1 2 0
AA (2 seasons) Minors 131 588 516 93 154 34 3 23 90 19 9 43 82 .298 .373 .510 .882 263 10 21 3 5 2
AAA (5 seasons) Minors 286 1209 1095 185 329 72 5 50 193 20 10 78 196 .300 .358 .512 .870 561 18 26 0 10 10
AAA (6 seasons) Foreign 396 1704 1497 255 443 94 0 98 322 4 4 130 305 .296 .372 .555 .927 831 42 61 0 16 17
FgW (3 seasons) Foreign 24 97 87 12 19 3 0 3 12 0 0 6 23 .218 .289 .356 .645 31 1 3 0 1 2

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
1996 18 Charleston SC SALL A TEX OF 127 237 215 15 7 1 .970 1.81
1997 19 Port Charlotte FLOR A+ TEX CF 45
1997 19 Port Charlotte FLOR A+ TEX LF 2
1997 19 Port Charlotte FLOR A+ TEX OF 91 192 174 10 8 0 .958 2.02
1997 19 Port Charlotte FLOR A+ TEX RF 45
1998 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ TEX OF 107 235 217 11 7 3 .970 2.13
1998 20 Port Charlotte FLOR A+ TEX CF 1
1998 20 Port Charlotte FLOR A+ TEX OF 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
1998 20 Tulsa TL AA TEX OF 106 233 215 11 7 3 .970 2.13
1999 21 Oklahoma PCL AAA TEX CF 59
1999 21 Oklahoma PCL AAA TEX OF 59 136 128 3 5 1 .963 2.22
1999 21 TEX AL MLB TEX CF 31
1999 21 TEX AL MLB TEX OF 31 266.0 65 62 3 0 0 1.000 2.20 2.10
2000 22 TEX AL MLB TEX CF 52
2000 22 TEX AL MLB TEX OF 52 457.0 147 140 4 3 0 .980 2.84 2.77
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
2001 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA CIN-TEX OF 76 131 122 3 6 2 .954 1.64
2001 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA CIN-TEX RF 76
2001 23 Oklahoma PCL AAA TEX OF 14 23 22 0 1 0 .957 1.57
2001 23 Louisville IL AAA CIN OF 62 108 100 3 5 2 .954 1.66
2001 23 Oklahoma PCL AAA TEX RF 14
2001 23 Louisville IL AAA CIN RF 62
2001 23 TEX AL MLB TEX OF 39 330.0 71 70 0 1 0 .986 1.91 1.79
2001 23 TEX AL MLB TEX RF 39
2002 24 Louisville IL AAA CIN CF 17
2002 24 Louisville IL AAA CIN OF 49 90 86 1 3 1 .967 1.78
2002 24 Louisville IL AAA CIN RF 33
2002 24 CIN NL MLB CIN CF 2
2002 24 CIN NL MLB CIN OF 24 152.0 34 33 1 0 0 1.000 2.01 1.42
2002 24 CIN NL MLB CIN RF 23
2003 25 Louisville IL AAA CIN CF 6
2003 25 Louisville IL AAA CIN LF 1
2003 25 Louisville IL AAA CIN OF 57 122 117 3 2 0 .984 2.11
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
2003 25 Louisville IL AAA CIN RF 52
2003 25 CIN NL MLB CIN CF 14
2003 25 CIN NL MLB CIN LF 4
2003 25 CIN NL MLB CIN OF 54 432.0 110 106 2 2 1 .982 2.25 2.00
2003 25 CIN NL MLB CIN RF 39
2004 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB KCR-PIT CF 10
2004 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB KCR-PIT LF 13
2004 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB KCR-PIT OF 40 284.0 71 65 5 1 2 .986 2.22 1.75
2004 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB KCR-PIT RF 19
2004 26 Nashville PCL AAA PIT OF 30 52 50 1 1 1 .981 1.70
2004 26 PIT NL MLB PIT CF 5
2004 26 PIT NL MLB PIT LF 2
2004 26 PIT NL MLB PIT OF 10 72.0 15 13 1 1 1 .933 1.75 1.40
2004 26 PIT NL MLB PIT RF 4
2004 26 KCR AL MLB KCR CF 5
2004 26 KCR AL MLB KCR LF 11
2004 26 KCR AL MLB KCR OF 30 212.0 56 52 4 0 1 1.000 2.38 1.87
2004 26 KCR AL MLB KCR RF 15
2006 28 Escogido DOWL FgW LF 2 2 9.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 0.50
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
2006 28 Escogido DOWL FgW RF 3 2 25.0 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.80 1.67
2007 29 2 Teams 2 Lgs FgW RF 3 3 25.0 7 6 0 1 0 .857 2.16 2.00
2007 29 Newark ATLL Ind CF 1
2007 29 Newark ATLL Ind LF 7
2007 29 Newark ATLL Ind OF 12 19 14 3 2 0 .895 1.42
2007 29 Newark ATLL Ind RF 4
2007 29 Huntsville SOUL AA MIL LF 8 8 67.1 12 12 0 0 0 1.000 1.60 1.50
2007 29 Huntsville SOUL AA MIL RF 9 9 68.0 15 15 0 0 0 1.000 1.99 1.67
2007 29 La Guaira VEWL FgW RF 1 1 7.0 3 2 0 1 0 .667 2.57 2.00
2007 29 Escogido DOWL FgW RF 2 2 18.0 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 2.00
2008 30 Newark ATLL Ind LF 33
2008 30 Newark ATLL Ind OF 33 61 55 4 2 1 .967 1.79
2008 30 Laguna MEX AAA LF 10 10 86.0 20 17 1 2 0 .900 1.88 1.80
2008 30 Laguna MEX AAA RF 12 12 101.0 20 18 1 1 0 .950 1.69 1.58
2009 31 Reynosa MEX AAA LF 5 5 43.0 8 6 0 2 0 .750 1.26 1.20
2012 34 Ciudad del Carmen MEX AAA RF 11 11 84.0 21 21 0 0 0 1.000 2.25 1.91
MLB (5 seasons) MLB CF 109
MLB (2 seasons) MLB LF 17
MLB (6 seasons) MLB OF 240 1921.0 498 476 15 7 3 .986 2.30 2.05
MLB (4 seasons) MLB RF 120
Minors (5 seasons) Minors CF 128
Minors (3 seasons) Minors LF 11 8 67.1 12 12 0 0 0
Minors (8 seasons) Minors OF 596 1195 1109 47 39 9 .967 1.94
Minors (5 seasons) Minors RF 215 9 68.0 15 15 0 0 0
Foreign (3 seasons) Foreign LF 17 17 138.0 29 24 1 4 0 .862 1.63 1.47
Foreign (4 seasons) Foreign RF 29 28 235.0 53 50 1 2 0 .962 1.95 1.76
Other (2 seasons) Other LF 40
Other (2 seasons) Other OF 45 80 69 7 4 1 .950 1.69
All Levels (8 Seasons) CF 238
All Levels (7 Seasons) LF 85 25 205.1 41 36 1 4 0
All Levels (11 Seasons) OF 881 1921.0 1773 1654 69 50 13 .972 2.30 1.96
All Levels (9 Seasons) RF 368 37 303.0 68 65 1 2 0
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1995 17 Dominican Republic
1996 18 Charleston RiverDogs South Atlantic League A
1997 19 Port Charlotte Rangers Florida State League A+
1998 20 Port Charlotte Rangers Florida State League A+
1998 20 Tulsa Drillers Texas League AA
1999 21 Oklahoma RedHawks Pacific Coast League AAA
1999 21 Texas Rangers American League MLB 1 1999-06-12 1999-08-04
2000 22 Texas Rangers American League MLB 1 2000-04-03 2000-06-02
2001 23 Louisville RiverBats International League AAA
2001 23 Texas Rangers American League MLB 1 2001-04-01 2001-05-28
2001 23 Oklahoma RedHawks Pacific Coast League AAA 2001-05-31 2001-06-14
2002 24 Louisville Bats International League AAA
2002 24 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 2002-04-11 2002-09-29
2003 25 Louisville Bats International League AAA
2003 25 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 2003-04-05 2003-09-26
2004 26 Nashville Sounds Pacific Coast League AAA 2004-04-08 2004-05-18
2004 26 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB 1 2004-05-19 2004-06-20
2004 26 Kansas City Royals American League MLB 2 2004-07-03 2004-08-21
2005 27 LG Twins Korean Baseball Organization Fgn
2006 28 Leones del Escogido Dominican Winter League FgW 2006-10-19 2006-11-19
2007 29 Newark Bears Atlantic League Ind
2007 29 Huntsville Stars Southern League AA 2007-05-18 2007-07-02
2007 29 Leones del Escogido Dominican Winter League FgW 2007-11-07 2007-11-09
2007 29 Tiburones de La Guaira Venezuelan Winter League FgW 2007-12-19 2007-12-30
2008 30 Vaqueros Laguna Mexican League AAA 2008-05-14 2008-06-17
2008 30 Newark Bears Atlantic League Ind 2008-07-19 2008-09-13
2009 31 Broncos de Reynosa Mexican League AAA 2009-06-05 2009-06-14
2012 34 Delfines de Ciudad del Carmen Mexican League AAA 2012-03-17 2012-07-19
2013 35 Delfines de Ciudad del Carmen Mexican League AAA 2013-03-23 2013-08-03
2013 35 Venados de Mazatlan Mexican Pacific Winter League FgW 2013-10-12 2013-10-18
2014 36 Delfines de Ciudad del Carmen Mexican League AAA 2014-04-02 2014-08-13
2015 37 Delfines de Ciudad del Carmen Mexican League AAA 1 2015-04-04 2015-04-19
2015 37 Piratas de Campeche Mexican League AAA 2 2015-04-24 2015-06-17

Sabr ID: 8c42981b

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