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Melvin Nieves

Melvin (Ramos) Nieves

Position: Outfielder
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: December 28, 1971 in San Juan, Puerto Rico
High School: Luis Pales Matos (Santa Rosa, PR)

Prospect Ratings by Baseball America:
Pre-1993: Rated #39 Prospect
Pre-1994: Rated #69 Prospect

Major League Stats

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 Batting: 2008

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
1988 16 -3.5 Braves GULF Rk ATL 56 200 176 16 30 6 0 1 12 5 4 20 53 .170 .261 .222 .483 39 2 1 1 0
1989 17 -2.6 Pulaski APPY Rk ATL 64 269 231 43 64 16 3 9 46 6 4 30 59 .277 .357 .489 .846 113 1 3 4 4
1990 18 -3.2 Sumter SALL A ATL 126 531 459 60 130 24 7 9 59 10 6 53 125 .283 .362 .425 .787 195 9 1 9 4
1991 19 -3.1 Durham CARL A+ ATL 64 247 201 31 53 11 0 9 25 3 8 40 53 .264 .397 .453 .849 91 1 5 0 1 2
1992 20 -3.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ ATL 131 543 456 79 131 32 6 26 108 10 6 69 131 .287 .384 .555 .939 253 5 8 2 8 5
1992 20 -2.1 Durham CARL A+ ATL 31 129 106 18 32 9 1 8 32 4 2 17 33 .302 .395 .632 1.027 67 1 2 0 4 3
1992 20 -3.9 Greenville SOUL AA ATL 100 414 350 61 99 23 5 18 76 6 4 52 98 .283 .381 .531 .912 186 4 6 2 4 2
1992 20 -8.2 ATL NL MLB ATL 12 21 19 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 7 .211 .286 .263 .549 5 0 0 0 0 0
1993 21 -5.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA ATL-SDP 121 481 432 69 125 20 4 17 60 6 5 43 126 .289 .358 .472 .831 204 5 4 1 1 4
1993 21 -5.1 Richmond IL AAA ATL 78 302 273 38 76 10 3 10 36 4 3 25 84 .278 .342 .447 .789 122 4 2 1 1 4
1993 21 -5.0 Las Vegas PCL AAA SDP 43 179 159 31 49 10 1 7 24 2 2 18 42 .308 .385 .516 .901 82 1 2 0 0 0
1993 21 -7.0 SDP NL MLB SDP 19 51 47 4 9 0 0 2 3 0 0 3 21 .191 .255 .319 .574 15 0 1 0 0 0
1994 22 -4.2 Las Vegas PCL AAA SDP 111 474 406 81 125 17 6 25 92 1 2 58 138 .308 .403 .564 .967 229 10 8 0 2 3
1994 22 -6.3 SDP NL MLB SDP 10 22 19 2 5 1 0 1 4 0 0 3 10 .263 .364 .474 .837 9 0 0 0 0 0
1995 23 -5.2 SDP NL MLB SDP 98 262 234 32 48 6 1 14 38 2 3 19 88 .205 .276 .419 .695 98 9 5 1 3 0
1996 24 -4.9 DET AL MLB DET 120 484 431 71 106 23 4 24 60 1 2 44 158 .246 .322 .485 .807 209 10 6 0 3 2
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
1997 25 -4.1 DET AL MLB DET 116 405 359 46 82 18 1 20 64 1 7 39 157 .228 .311 .451 .762 162 3 5 0 2 6
1998 26 -0.4 Indianapolis IL AAA CIN 15 62 53 10 15 4 0 2 13 0 0 9 11 .283 .387 .472 .859 25 0 0 0 0 0
1998 26 -2.5 CIN NL MLB CIN 83 147 119 8 30 4 0 2 17 0 0 26 42 .252 .381 .336 .717 40 3 0 0 2 1
1999 27 -0.9 Daiei JPPL Fgn 84 290 245 37 63 16 1 17 43 0 0 42 105 .257 .372 .539 .911 132 4 3 0 0 0
2000 28 -0.6 Daiei JPPL Fgn 91 287 232 32 50 8 0 15 38 1 1 51 93 .216 .366 .444 .810 103 6 4 0 0 2
2001 29 1.7 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL 13 52 43 7 10 5 1 1 4 1 0 8 20 .233 .365 .465 .831 20 0 1 0 0 0
2002 30 1.0 Torreon MEX AAA 61 257 197 43 62 17 0 14 52 4 1 51 62 .315 .463 .614 1.077 121 3 6 0 3 2
2003 31 2.9 2 Teams ATLL Ind 88 373 297 55 79 17 1 14 55 11 6 66 82 .266 .408 .471 .879 140 3 7 0 3 2
2003 31 2.9 Nashua ATLL Ind 50 211 172 33 44 10 1 7 28 4 3 30 48 .256 .379 .448 .827 77 1 6 0 3 0
2003 31 2.9 Somerset ATLL Ind 38 162 125 22 35 7 0 7 27 7 3 36 34 .280 .444 .504 .948 63 2 1 0 0 2
2005 33 7.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA WSN 48 194 152 31 37 7 0 9 33 1 3 36 56 .243 .397 .467 .864 71 0 4 0 2 3
2005 33 8.4 Harrisburg EL AA WSN 23 97 77 14 20 5 0 4 16 1 2 18 28 .260 .412 .481 .893 37 0 2 0 0 3
2005 33 3.2 Laguna MEX AAA 36 166 124 43 42 8 0 12 35 2 0 40 38 .339 .500 .694 1.194 86 5 1 0 1 4
2005 33 5.7 New Orleans PCL AAA WSN 25 97 75 17 17 2 0 5 17 0 1 18 28 .227 .381 .453 .835 34 0 2 0 2 0
2006 34 4.0 2 Teams MEX AAA 70 303 239 46 62 12 0 14 40 0 1 62 100 .259 .413 .485 .898 116 4 1 0 1 5
2006 34 6.8 Joliet NORL Ind 16 69 48 11 7 1 0 3 3 1 0 19 19 .146 .406 .354 .760 17 2 2 0 0 1
2006 34 4.0 Laguna MEX AAA 35 158 128 25 32 9 0 6 21 0 1 28 51 .250 .386 .461 .847 59 0 1 0 1 5
2006 34 4.0 Veracruz MEX AAA 35 145 111 21 30 3 0 8 19 0 0 34 49 .270 .441 .514 .955 57 4 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
2008 36 6.5 Laguna MEX AAA 6 22 19 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 12 .105 .227 .158 .385 3 1 0 0 0 0
MLB (7 seasons) MLB 458 1392 1228 163 284 53 6 63 187 4 12 136 483 .231 .314 .438 .752 538 25 17 1 10 9
Minors (10 seasons) Minors 749 3053 2609 427 720 142 27 108 452 43 38 366 772 .276 .370 .475 .846 1240 21 42 8 28 25
Foreign (6 seasons) Foreign 348 1325 1056 201 281 62 1 72 208 7 3 249 410 .266 .411 .531 .943 561 23 15 0 5 13
Other (2 seasons) Other 104 442 345 66 86 18 1 17 58 12 6 85 101 .249 .407 .455 .862 157 5 9 0 3 3
All Levels (19 Seasons) 1659 6212 5238 857 1371 275 35 260 905 66 59 836 1766 .262 .369 .477 .846 2496 74 83 9 46 50
Rk (2 seasons) Minors 120 469 407 59 94 22 3 10 58 11 8 50 112 .231 .316 .373 .690 152 3 4 5 4
A+ (2 seasons) Minors 95 376 307 49 85 20 1 17 57 7 10 57 86 .277 .396 .515 .911 158 2 7 0 5 5
AA (2 seasons) Minors 123 511 427 75 119 28 5 22 92 7 6 70 126 .279 .387 .522 .909 223 4 8 2 4 5
AAA (5 seasons) Minors 285 1166 1009 184 292 48 11 50 186 8 8 136 323 .289 .380 .507 .888 512 15 15 1 5 7
AAA (4 seasons) Foreign 173 748 579 132 168 38 0 40 127 6 2 156 212 .290 .444 .563 1.007 326 13 8 0 5 11
Fgn (2 seasons) Foreign 175 577 477 69 113 24 1 32 81 1 1 93 198 .237 .369 .493 .862 235 10 7 0 0 2
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
1988 16 Braves GULF Rk ATL OF 55 103 100 1 2 0 .981 1.84
1989 17 Pulaski APPY Rk ATL OF 47 52 45 1 6 0 .885 0.98
1990 18 Sumter SALL A ATL OF 123 245 227 7 11 2 .955 1.90
1991 19 Durham CARL A+ ATL OF 57 86 75 6 5 1 .942 1.42
1992 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ ATL OF 115 208 188 13 7 1 .966 1.75
1992 20 Durham CARL A+ ATL OF 30 67 61 4 2 0 .970 2.17
1992 20 Greenville SOUL AA ATL OF 85 141 127 9 5 1 .965 1.60
1992 20 ATL NL MLB ATL LF 3
1992 20 ATL NL MLB ATL OF 6 35.0 11 8 0 3 0 .727 2.06 1.33
1992 20 ATL NL MLB ATL RF 3
1993 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA ATL-SDP OF 109 220 203 9 8 2 .964 1.94
1993 21 Las Vegas PCL AAA SDP OF 41 84 79 4 1 1 .988 2.02
1993 21 Richmond IL AAA ATL OF 68 136 124 5 7 1 .949 1.90
1993 21 SDP NL MLB SDP OF 15 104.0 29 27 0 2 0 .931 2.34 1.80
1993 21 SDP NL MLB SDP RF 15
1994 22 Las Vegas PCL AAA SDP 1B 1 10 10 0 0 1 1.000 10.00
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
1994 22 Las Vegas PCL AAA SDP OF 108 174 160 4 10 1 .943 1.52
1994 22 SDP NL MLB SDP LF 2
1994 22 SDP NL MLB SDP OF 6 36.0 12 11 1 0 0 1.000 3.00 2.00
1994 22 SDP NL MLB SDP RF 4
1995 23 SDP NL MLB SDP 1B 2 6.0 12 11 0 1 1 .917 16.50 5.50
1995 23 SDP NL MLB SDP CF 6
1995 23 SDP NL MLB SDP LF 62
1995 23 SDP NL MLB SDP OF 79 491.0 101 95 5 1 1 .990 1.83 1.27
1995 23 SDP NL MLB SDP RF 15
1996 24 DET AL MLB DET LF 21
1996 24 DET AL MLB DET OF 105 902.0 229 207 9 13 2 .943 2.16 2.06
1996 24 DET AL MLB DET RF 84
1997 25 DET AL MLB DET CF 2
1997 25 DET AL MLB DET OF 99 758.0 195 187 4 4 1 .979 2.27 1.93
1997 25 DET AL MLB DET RF 99
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
1998 26 Indianapolis IL AAA CIN LF 2
1998 26 Indianapolis IL AAA CIN OF 12 20 19 0 1 0 .950 1.58
1998 26 Indianapolis IL AAA CIN RF 10
1998 26 CIN NL MLB CIN LF 3
1998 26 CIN NL MLB CIN OF 25 161.0 32 31 1 0 0 1.000 1.79 1.28
1998 26 CIN NL MLB CIN RF 22
1999 27 Daiei JPPL Fgn OF 73
2000 28 Daiei JPPL Fgn OF 64
2001 29 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL LF 1
2001 29 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL OF 13 22 22 0 0 0 1.000 1.69
2001 29 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL RF 12
2002 30 Torreon MEX AAA LF 61
2002 30 Torreon MEX AAA OF 61 107 102 2 3 0 .972 1.70
2003 31 2 Teams ATLL Ind OF 77 169 155 8 6 3 .964 2.12
2003 31 Nashua ATLL Ind OF 42 93 88 4 1 1 .989 2.19
2003 31 Somerset ATLL Ind OF 35 76 67 4 5 2 .934 2.03
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 33 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA WSN LF 22 20 180.1 37 37 0 0 0 1.000 1.85 1.68
2005 33 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA WSN RF 18 15 136.2 27 26 1 0 0 1.000 1.78 1.50
2005 33 Harrisburg EL AA WSN LF 18 17 152.1 31 31 0 0 0 1.000 1.83 1.72
2005 33 Harrisburg EL AA WSN RF 5 3 28.0 7 6 1 0 0 1.000 2.25 1.40
2005 33 New Orleans PCL AAA WSN 1B 1 1 8.0 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 4.00
2005 33 Laguna MEX AAA 1B 8 5 47.0 50 46 3 1 6 .980 9.38 6.13
2005 33 New Orleans PCL AAA WSN CF 2 1 7.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.29 0.50
2005 33 New Orleans PCL AAA WSN LF 4 3 28.0 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 1.93 1.50
2005 33 Laguna MEX AAA LF 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2005 33 New Orleans PCL AAA WSN RF 13 12 108.2 20 20 0 0 0 1.000 1.66 1.54
2005 33 Laguna MEX AAA RF 32 31 263.1 61 58 1 2 0 .967 2.02 1.84
2006 34 2 Teams MEX AAA 1B 8 6 51.2 49 47 1 1 6 .980 8.36 6.00
2006 34 2 Teams MEX AAA RF 56 54 463.1 85 78 1 6 1 .929 1.53 1.41
2006 34 Joliet NORL Ind 1B 5 57 51 1 5 7 .912 10.40
2006 34 Laguna MEX AAA 1B 2 0 5.0 4 4 0 0 1 1.000 7.20 2.00
2006 34 Laguna MEX AAA RF 32 31 272.1 48 44 1 3 1 .938 1.49 1.41
2006 34 Veracruz MEX AAA 1B 6 6 46.2 45 43 1 1 5 .978 8.49 7.33
2006 34 Veracruz MEX AAA RF 24 23 191.0 37 34 0 3 0 .919 1.60 1.42
2008 36 Laguna MEX AAA 1B 1 0 2.0 3 3 0 0 2 1.000 13.50 3.00
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
2008 36 Laguna MEX AAA LF 3 3 24.0 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 2.25 2.00
MLB (2 seasons) MLB CF 8
MLB (5 seasons) MLB LF 91
MLB (7 seasons) MLB OF 335 2487.0 609 566 20 23 4 .962 2.12 1.75
MLB (7 seasons) MLB RF 242
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 1B 2 1 8.0 14 14 0 0 1 1.000 4.50 7.00
Minors (3 seasons) Minors LF 25 20 180.1 37 37 0 0 0
Minors (9 seasons) Minors OF 639 1130 1039 41 50 7 .956 1.69
Minors (3 seasons) Minors RF 40 15 136.2 27 26 1 0 0
Foreign (3 seasons) Foreign 1B 17 11 100.2 102 96 4 2 14 .980 8.94 5.88
Foreign (3 seasons) Foreign LF 65 3 26.0 6 6 0 0 0
Foreign (3 seasons) Foreign OF 198 107 102 2 3 0
Foreign (2 seasons) Foreign RF 88 85 726.2 146 136 2 8 1 .945 1.71 1.57
Other (1 season) Other OF 77 169 155 8 6 3 .964 2.12
All Levels (5 Seasons) 1B 26 12 114.2 185 172 5 8 23 .957 9.03 6.81
All Levels (3 Seasons) CF 10 1 7.0 1 1 0 0 0
All Levels (9 Seasons) LF 181 23 206.1 43 43 0 0 0
All Levels (16 Seasons) OF 1249 2487.0 2015 1862 71 82 14
All Levels (10 Seasons) RF 370 100 863.1 173 162 3 8 1
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1988 16 GCL Braves Gulf Coast League Rk
1989 17 Pulaski Braves Appalachian League Rk
1990 18 Sumter Braves South Atlantic League A
1991 19 Durham Bulls Carolina League A+
1992 20 Greenville Braves Southern League AA
1992 20 Durham Bulls Carolina League A+
1992 20 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1992-09-01 1992-10-04
1993 21 Richmond Braves International League AAA
1993 21 Las Vegas Stars Pacific Coast League AAA
1993 21 San Diego Padres National League MLB 1 1993-09-06 1993-10-03
1994 22 Las Vegas Stars Pacific Coast League AAA
1994 22 San Diego Padres National League MLB 1 1994-06-28 1994-07-10
1995 23 San Diego Padres National League MLB 1 1995-04-27 1995-10-01
1996 24 Detroit Tigers American League MLB 1 1996-04-01 1996-09-29
1997 25 Detroit Tigers American League MLB 1 1997-04-01 1997-09-24
1998 26 Indianapolis Indians International League AAA
1998 26 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 1998-05-07 1998-09-14
1999 27 Fukuoka Daiei Hawks Japan Pacific League Fgn
2000 28 Fukuoka Daiei Hawks Japan Pacific League Fgn
2001 29 Colorado Springs Sky Sox Pacific Coast League AAA 2001-04-05 2001-04-20
2002 30 Torreon Algodoneros Mexican League AAA
2003 31 Nashua Pride Atlantic League Ind 1
2003 31 Somerset Patriots Atlantic League Ind 2
2005 33 Harrisburg Senators Eastern League AA 2005-04-07 2005-05-03
2005 33 New Orleans Zephyrs Pacific Coast League AAA 2005-05-05 2005-05-30
2005 33 Vaqueros Laguna Mexican League AAA 2005-06-15 2005-07-27
2006 34 Joliet Jackhammers Northern League Ind
2006 34 Vaqueros Laguna Mexican League AAA 1 2006-03-22 2006-04-30
2006 34 Rojos del Aguila de Veracruz Mexican League AAA 2 2006-05-09 2006-06-28
2008 36 Vaqueros Laguna Mexican League AAA 2008-05-07 2008-05-13

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