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Mark Salas

Mark Bruce Salas

Positions: Catcher and Outfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: March 8, 1961 in Montebello, California, United States
High School: Nogales HS (La Puente, CA)

Drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 18th round of the 1979 MLB June Amateur Draft from Nogales HS (La Puente, CA).

Major League Stats

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
1979 18 -2.4 Johnson City APPY Rk STL 53 158 144 23 35 4 2 5 23 2 0 11 14 .243 .297 .403 .700 58 0 3 0
1980 19 -2.0 Gastonia SALL A STL 98 303 267 42 67 8 3 9 46 3 0 23 22 .251 .317 .404 .721 108 5 3 5
1981 20 -2.0 St. Petersburg FLOR A STL 100 360 321 26 78 9 2 2 52 9 4 23 25 .243 .287 .302 .590 97 1 5 10 4
1982 21 -2.4 3 Teams 3 Lgs AA-AAA NYY-STL 77 256 235 24 56 11 0 6 26 1 0 14 24 .238 .286 .362 .647 85 2 4 1 3
1982 21 -2.5 Nashville SOUL AA NYY 43 155 137 19 35 7 0 6 20 0 0 11 15 .255 .318 .438 .756 60 2 4 1 2
1982 21 -1.9 Arkansas TL AA STL 27 79 76 4 17 4 0 0 5 1 0 3 5 .224 .253 .276 .529 21 0 0 0 1
1982 21 -4.0 Louisville AA AAA STL 7 22 22 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 .182 .182 .182 .364 4 0 0 0 0
1983 22 -1.3 Arkansas TL AA STL 131 524 473 76 144 25 4 20 82 7 5 42 56 .304 .362 .501 .863 237 2 4 3 12
1984 23 -2.5 Louisville AA AAA STL 95 340 316 28 77 20 2 12 48 2 1 20 43 .244 .286 .434 .720 137 0 1 3 1
1984 23 -5.5 STL NL MLB STL 14 21 20 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .100 .100 .150 .250 3 0 0 1 0 0
1985 24 -4.9 MIN AL MLB MIN 120 382 360 51 108 20 5 9 41 0 1 18 37 .300 .332 .458 .791 165 7 1 0 3 5
1986 25 -3.8 MIN AL MLB MIN 91 285 258 28 60 7 4 8 33 3 1 18 32 .233 .282 .384 .666 99 8 1 5 3 2
1987 26 -2.4 2 Teams AL MLB NYY-MIN 72 181 160 21 40 6 0 6 21 0 1 15 23 .250 .322 .400 .722 64 2 3 1 2 1
1987 26 0.5 Columbus IL AAA NYY 12 48 43 5 10 1 0 2 4 0 0 5 8 .233 .313 .395 .708 17 0 0 0 0
1987 26 -2.4 MIN AL MLB MIN 22 51 45 8 17 2 0 3 9 0 1 5 6 .378 .431 .622 1.054 28 0 0 0 1 1
1987 26 -2.4 NYY AL MLB NYY 50 130 115 13 23 4 0 3 12 0 0 10 17 .200 .279 .313 .592 36 2 3 1 1 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
1988 27 -1.5 CHW AL MLB CHW 75 211 196 17 49 7 0 3 9 0 0 12 17 .250 .303 .332 .635 65 3 3 0 0 2
1989 28 1.5 Colorado Springs PCL AAA CLE 46 166 146 27 46 10 2 6 20 0 0 16 16 .315 .384 .534 .918 78 1 2 1 6
1989 28 -0.5 CLE AL MLB CLE 30 83 77 4 17 4 1 2 7 0 0 5 13 .221 .277 .377 .654 29 2 1 0 0 1
1990 29 0.4 DET AL MLB DET 74 187 164 18 38 3 0 9 24 0 0 21 28 .232 .323 .415 .737 68 3 1 1 0 2
1991 30 1.5 DET AL MLB DET 33 60 57 2 5 1 0 1 7 0 0 0 10 .088 .117 .158 .275 9 0 2 0 1 0
MLB (8 seasons) MLB 509 1410 1292 142 319 49 10 38 143 3 3 89 163 .247 .300 .389 .688 502 25 12 8 9 13
Minors (8 seasons) Minors 612 2155 1945 251 513 88 15 62 301 24 10 154 208 .264 .318 .420 .738 817 11 22 23 26
All Levels (13 Seasons) 1121 3565 3237 393 832 137 25 100 444 27 13 243 371 .257 .311 .407 .718 1319 25 23 30 32 39
A (2 seasons) Minors 198 663 588 68 145 17 5 11 98 12 4 46 47 .247 .301 .349 .649 205 6 8 15 4
AA (2 seasons) Minors 201 758 686 99 196 36 4 26 107 8 5 56 76 .286 .341 .464 .805 318 4 8 4 15
AAA (4 seasons) Minors 160 576 527 61 137 31 4 20 73 2 1 41 71 .260 .312 .448 .760 236 1 3 4 7
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
1979 18 Johnson City APPY Rk STL C 48 219 194 19 6 2 .973 4.44 10
1980 19 Gastonia SALL A STL C 88 498 452 41 5 6 .990 5.60 17
1981 20 St. Petersburg FLOR A STL 1B 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
1981 20 St. Petersburg FLOR A STL C 89 465 387 65 13 6 .972 5.08 8
1982 21 3 Teams 3 Lgs AA-AAA NYY-STL C 63 422 371 42 9 5 .979 6.56 9
1982 21 Nashville SOUL AA NYY C 40 298 267 24 7 0 .977 7.28 9
1982 21 Arkansas TL AA STL C 17 104 88 15 1 4 .990 6.06 0
1982 21 Louisville AA AAA STL C 6 20 16 3 1 1 .950 3.17 0
1983 22 Arkansas TL AA STL C 49 301 262 36 3 5 .990 6.08 4
1983 22 Arkansas TL AA STL OF 47 78 72 5 1 1 .987 1.64
1984 23 Louisville AA AAA STL C 48 288 255 27 6 4 .979 5.88 2
1984 23 Louisville AA AAA STL OF 9 7 5 1 1 1 .857 0.67
1984 23 STL NL MLB STL C 4 21.0 13 11 2 0 0 1.000 5.57 3.25 0 4 1 20%
1984 23 STL NL MLB STL LF 2
1984 23 STL NL MLB STL OF 3 9.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 0.67
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
1984 23 STL NL MLB STL RF 1
1985 24 MIN AL MLB MIN C 115 858.0 573 529 39 5 10 .991 5.96 4.94 11 64 37 37%
1986 25 MIN AL MLB MIN C 69 512.0 398 358 32 8 5 .980 6.86 5.65 5 41 21 34%
1987 26 2 Teams AL MLB NYY-MIN C 55 354.0 275 258 16 1 0 .996 6.97 4.98 10 42 13 24%
1987 26 Columbus IL AAA NYY C 9 51 46 5 0 3 1.000 5.67 1
1987 26 MIN AL MLB MIN C 14 96.0 90 86 3 1 0 .989 8.34 6.36 2 20 1 5%
1987 26 NYY AL MLB NYY C 41 258.0 185 172 13 0 0 1.000 6.45 4.51 8 22 12 35%
1987 26 NYY AL MLB NYY OF 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1988 27 CHW AL MLB CHW C 69 483.0 292 251 35 6 5 .979 5.33 4.14 6 37 20 35%
1989 28 Colorado Springs PCL AAA CLE C 15 92 86 5 1 3 .989 6.07 1
1989 28 CLE AL MLB CLE C 5 7.0 4 3 1 0 0 1.000 5.14 0.80 0 1 1 50%
1990 29 DET AL MLB DET 3B 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 1.00
1990 29 DET AL MLB DET C 57 385.0 252 227 22 3 3 .988 5.82 4.37 6 36 16 31%
1991 30 DET AL MLB DET 1B 5 7.0 7 6 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 1.40
1991 30 DET AL MLB DET C 11 38.0 23 22 1 0 0 1.000 5.45 2.09 0 4 2 33%
MLB (8 seasons) MLB C 385 2658.0 1830 1659 148 23 23 .987 6.12 4.69 38 229 111 33%
MLB (2 seasons) MLB OF 4 10.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.80 0.50
Minors (8 seasons) Minors C 409 2336 2053 240 43 34 .982 5.61 52
Minors (2 seasons) Minors OF 56 85 77 6 2 2 .976 1.48
All Levels (2 Seasons) 1B 6 7.0 8 6 2 0 0 1.000 9.00 1.33
All Levels (13 Seasons) C 794 2658.0 4166 3712 388 66 57 .984 6.12 5.16 90 229 111 33%
All Levels (3 Seasons) OF 60 10.0 87 79 6 2 2 .977 1.80 1.42
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 38f032aa

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