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Rick Short

Richard Ryan Short

Positions: Outfielder, First Baseman and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: December 6, 1972 in Elgin, Illinois, United States
High School: South HS (Elgin, IL)
School: Western Illinois University (Macomb, IL)

Drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 33rd round of the 1994 MLB June Amateur Draft from Western Illinois University (Macomb, IL).

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
1994 21 1.1 Bluefield APPY Rk BAL 64 255 229 39 69 8 0 4 35 4 6 22 23 .301 .365 .389 .753 89 3 2 0 2 1
1995 22 -0.0 3 Teams 3 Lgs Rk-A+ BAL 45 167 150 24 53 5 0 6 26 4 3 13 8 .353 .413 .507 .920 76 4 3 0 1 0
1995 22 2.1 Bluefield APPY Rk BAL 11 43 39 9 11 2 0 2 12 2 1 2 1 .282 .326 .487 .813 19 2 1 0 1 0
1995 22 -0.8 High Desert CALL A+ BAL 29 110 98 14 41 3 0 4 12 1 2 10 5 .418 .482 .571 1.053 56 2 2 0 0 0
1995 22 -0.5 Frederick CARL A+ BAL 5 14 13 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 2 .077 .143 .077 .220 1 0 0 0 0 0
1996 23 0.2 Frederick CARL A+ BAL 126 517 474 68 148 33 0 3 54 12 7 29 44 .312 .355 .401 .756 190 14 5 5 4 2
1997 24 1.6 Frederick CARL A+ BAL 126 538 480 73 153 29 1 10 72 10 7 38 44 .319 .382 .446 .828 214 20 12 7 1 2
1998 25 1.7 3 Teams 3 Lgs A+-AA-AAA BAL 106 396 342 51 94 19 0 9 50 3 2 35 51 .275 .350 .409 .760 140 14 9 2 8 1
1998 25 2.4 Frederick CARL A+ BAL 59 251 221 36 68 14 0 6 28 3 2 18 29 .308 .376 .452 .828 100 12 8 1 3 1
1998 25 1.2 Bowie EL AA BAL 34 105 87 12 20 4 0 2 18 0 0 13 18 .230 .317 .345 .662 30 2 0 1 4 0
1998 25 -1.4 Rochester IL AAA BAL 13 40 34 3 6 1 0 1 4 0 0 4 4 .176 .275 .294 .569 10 0 1 0 1 0
1999 26 1.9 Bowie EL AA BAL 112 449 392 60 123 19 0 16 62 6 1 43 48 .314 .390 .485 .874 190 9 9 0 5 2
2000 27 2.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA BAL 129 550 484 66 157 40 1 10 85 3 3 48 58 .324 .391 .473 .864 229 14 10 0 8 2
2000 27 2.9 Bowie EL AA BAL 116 507 447 63 148 39 1 9 82 3 3 44 54 .331 .394 .483 .878 216 14 8 0 8 2
2000 27 0.0 Rochester IL AAA BAL 13 43 37 3 9 1 0 1 3 0 0 4 4 .243 .349 .351 .700 13 0 2 0 0 0
2001 28 0.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CHC 113 369 332 43 91 19 1 5 34 2 2 27 43 .274 .335 .383 .718 127 13 4 5 1 0
2001 28 3.8 West Tenn SOUL AA CHC 8 25 19 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 1 .263 .440 .263 .703 5 0 1 0 0 0
2001 28 0.7 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 105 344 313 38 86 19 1 5 34 2 1 22 42 .275 .327 .390 .717 122 13 3 5 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
2002 29 1.9 Salt Lake PCL AAA ANA 105 446 410 71 146 29 2 7 68 3 2 23 43 .356 .399 .488 .887 200 4 9 0 4 1
2003 30 1.2 Chiba Lotte JPPL Fgn 127 519 472 61 143 32 0 12 58 3 3 39 60 .303 .362 .447 .809 211 18 6 0 2 0
2004 31 3.8 2 Teams PCL AAA KCR-MON 129 503 468 43 140 29 0 9 67 2 2 25 46 .299 .339 .419 .757 196 20 5 1 4 0
2004 31 3.8 Omaha PCL AAA KCR 89 339 316 30 89 16 0 7 48 1 1 15 39 .282 .320 .399 .718 126 15 4 1 3 0
2004 31 3.8 Edmonton PCL AAA MON 40 164 152 13 51 13 0 2 19 1 1 10 7 .336 .378 .461 .839 70 5 1 0 1 0
2005 32 4.7 New Orleans PCL AAA WSN 108 433 376 72 144 35 1 11 70 5 4 46 27 .383 .456 .569 1.025 214 8 7 1 3 6
2005 32 2.6 WSN NL MLB WSN 11 17 15 4 6 2 0 2 4 0 0 1 1 .400 .471 .933 1.404 14 0 1 0 0 0
2006 33 3.7 Rakuten JPPL Fgn 109 431 401 33 126 27 0 4 34 5 5 22 51 .314 .357 .411 .768 165 16 5 2 1 2
2007 34 4.6 Rakuten JPPL Fgn 115 458 418 31 138 31 0 4 53 2 2 29 44 .330 .380 .433 .813 181 22 6 3 2 2
2008 35 6.0 Rakuten JPPL Fgn 134 525 491 62 163 31 2 12 71 4 1 25 51 .332 .365 .477 .841 234 11 3 1 5 1
2009 36 6.3 Rakuten JPPL Fgn 61 201 184 13 47 7 0 3 13 4 1 13 24 .255 .313 .342 .656 63 4 3 0 1 2
Minors (11 seasons) Minors 1163 4623 4137 610 1318 265 6 90 623 54 39 349 435 .319 .379 .451 .829 1865 123 75 21 41 17
Foreign (5 seasons) Foreign 546 2134 1966 200 617 128 2 35 229 18 12 128 230 .314 .361 .434 .795 854 71 23 6 11 7
All Levels (16 Seasons) 1720 6774 6118 814 1941 395 8 127 856 72 51 478 666 .317 .373 .447 .820 2733 194 99 27 52 24
Rk (2 seasons) Minors 75 298 268 48 80 10 0 6 47 6 7 24 24 .299 .359 .403 .762 108 5 3 0 3 1
A+ (4 seasons) Minors 345 1430 1286 192 411 79 1 23 168 27 18 96 124 .320 .377 .436 .813 561 48 27 13 8 5
AA (4 seasons) Minors 270 1086 945 140 296 62 1 27 162 9 5 105 121 .313 .386 .467 .853 441 25 18 1 17 4
AAA (6 seasons) Minors 473 1809 1638 230 531 114 4 34 246 12 9 124 166 .324 .378 .461 .839 755 45 27 7 13 7

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
1994 21 Bluefield APPY Rk BAL 3B 60 171 40 117 14 9 .918 2.62
1995 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-Rk BAL 2B 32 140 57 75 8 15 .943 4.13
1995 22 3 Teams 3 Lgs Rk-A+ BAL 3B 10 33 6 25 2 2 .939 3.10
1995 22 Bluefield APPY Rk BAL 2B 7 26 9 16 1 3 .962 3.57
1995 22 Bluefield APPY Rk BAL 3B 4 17 3 13 1 2 .941 4.00
1995 22 High Desert CALL A+ BAL 2B 25 114 48 59 7 12 .939 4.28
1995 22 High Desert CALL A+ BAL 3B 5 11 3 8 0 0 1.000 2.20
1995 22 Frederick CARL A+ BAL 3B 1 5 0 4 1 0 .800 4.00
1995 22 High Desert CALL A+ BAL SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1996 23 Frederick CARL A+ BAL 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1996 23 Frederick CARL A+ BAL 2B 20 60 26 31 3 8 .950 2.85
1996 23 Frederick CARL A+ BAL 3B 99 298 75 195 28 19 .906 2.73
1996 23 Frederick CARL A+ BAL SS 7 24 5 17 2 2 .917 3.14
1997 24 Frederick CARL A+ BAL 2B 63 255 117 129 9 31 .965 3.90
1997 24 Frederick CARL A+ BAL 3B 54 161 45 103 13 9 .919 2.74
1998 25 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AAA BAL 1B 5 40 39 1 0 5 1.000 8.00
1998 25 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ BAL 2B 14 33 14 18 1 4 .970 2.29
1998 25 3 Teams 3 Lgs AAA-A+-AA BAL 3B 25 51 16 32 3 1 .941 1.92
1998 25 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA BAL OF 55 117 111 5 1 1 .991 2.11
1998 25 Frederick CARL A+ BAL 1B 4 32 31 1 0 4 1.000 8.00
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
1998 25 Frederick CARL A+ BAL 2B 5 22 9 13 0 3 1.000 4.40
1998 25 Frederick CARL A+ BAL 3B 10 21 7 12 2 1 .905 1.90
1998 25 Frederick CARL A+ BAL LF 15
1998 25 Frederick CARL A+ BAL OF 43 94 88 5 1 1 .989 2.16
1998 25 Frederick CARL A+ BAL RF 31
1998 25 Bowie EL AA BAL 2B 9 11 5 5 1 1 .909 1.11
1998 25 Bowie EL AA BAL 3B 3 3 1 1 1 0 .667 0.67
1998 25 Bowie EL AA BAL OF 12 23 23 0 0 0 1.000 1.92
1998 25 Rochester IL AAA BAL 1B 1 8 8 0 0 1 1.000 8.00
1998 25 Rochester IL AAA BAL 3B 12 27 8 19 0 0 1.000 2.25
1999 26 Bowie EL AA BAL 1B 34 240 221 16 3 24 .988 6.97
1999 26 Bowie EL AA BAL 2B 4 4 2 2 0 1 1.000 1.00
1999 26 Bowie EL AA BAL 3B 12 24 5 17 2 1 .917 1.83
1999 26 Bowie EL AA BAL LF 36
1999 26 Bowie EL AA BAL OF 60 123 119 2 2 1 .984 2.02
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
1999 26 Bowie EL AA BAL RF 28
2000 27 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA BAL 1B 16 116 109 5 2 8 .983 7.13
2000 27 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA BAL 3B 34 83 18 58 7 7 .916 2.24
2000 27 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA BAL LF 5
2000 27 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA BAL OF 17 32 30 2 0 1 1.000 1.88
2000 27 Bowie EL AA BAL 1B 15 111 104 5 2 8 .982 7.27
2000 27 Bowie EL AA BAL 2B 23 84 33 51 0 9 1.000 3.65
2000 27 Bowie EL AA BAL 3B 26 61 14 42 5 5 .918 2.15
2000 27 Bowie EL AA BAL LF 3
2000 27 Bowie EL AA BAL OF 15 29 28 1 0 1 1.000 1.93
2000 27 Bowie EL AA BAL RF 13
2000 27 Rochester IL AAA BAL 1B 1 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 5.00
2000 27 Rochester IL AAA BAL 3B 8 22 4 16 2 2 .909 2.50
2000 27 Rochester IL AAA BAL LF 2
2000 27 Rochester IL AAA BAL OF 2 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 1.50
2001 28 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CHC 1B 6 30 28 2 0 3 1.000 5.00
2001 28 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CHC 2B 7 23 10 13 0 4 1.000 3.29
2001 28 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CHC 3B 92 196 67 121 8 15 .959 2.04
2001 28 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CHC LF 3
2001 28 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CHC OF 3 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.33
2001 28 West Tenn SOUL AA CHC 1B 2 20 18 2 0 3 1.000 10.00
2001 28 West Tenn SOUL AA CHC 2B 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
2001 28 West Tenn SOUL AA CHC 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
2001 28 West Tenn SOUL AA CHC LF 2
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 28 West Tenn SOUL AA CHC OF 2 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
2001 28 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 1B 4 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 2.50
2001 28 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 2B 6 22 10 12 0 4 1.000 3.67
2001 28 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 3B 90 196 67 121 8 15 .959 2.09
2001 28 Iowa PCL AAA CHC LF 1
2001 28 Iowa PCL AAA CHC OF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
2002 29 Salt Lake PCL AAA ANA 1B 17 148 130 17 1 11 .993 8.65
2002 29 Salt Lake PCL AAA ANA 2B 9 40 18 20 2 5 .950 4.22
2002 29 Salt Lake PCL AAA ANA 3B 5 11 3 7 1 0 .909 2.00
2002 29 Salt Lake PCL AAA ANA LF 7
2002 29 Salt Lake PCL AAA ANA OF 9 12 11 0 1 0 .917 1.22
2002 29 Salt Lake PCL AAA ANA RF 2
2003 30 Chiba Lotte JPPL Fgn 3B 38
2003 30 Chiba Lotte JPPL Fgn OF 86
2004 31 2 Teams PCL AAA KCR-MON 2B 30 144 63 80 1 15 .993 4.77
2004 31 2 Teams PCL AAA KCR-MON 3B 68 204 52 143 9 11 .956 2.87
2004 31 Omaha PCL AAA KCR 2B 20 99 42 56 1 8 .990 4.90
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
2004 31 Omaha PCL AAA KCR 3B 58 180 42 129 9 10 .950 2.95
2004 31 Omaha PCL AAA KCR OF 6 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 1.33
2004 31 Edmonton PCL AAA MON 1B 13 113 108 4 1 8 .991 8.62
2004 31 Edmonton PCL AAA MON 2B 10 45 21 24 0 7 1.000 4.50
2004 31 Edmonton PCL AAA MON 3B 10 24 10 14 0 1 1.000 2.40
2005 32 New Orleans PCL AAA WSN 1B 47 35 323.2 329 288 38 3 34 .991 9.06 6.94
2005 32 New Orleans PCL AAA WSN 2B 30 27 210.0 115 50 63 2 13 .983 4.84 3.77
2005 32 New Orleans PCL AAA WSN 3B 26 26 210.1 69 8 55 6 3 .913 2.70 2.42
2005 32 New Orleans PCL AAA WSN C 2 0 2.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 0.50 0 0 0
2005 32 New Orleans PCL AAA WSN LF 2 2 16.1 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 2.20 2.00
2005 32 New Orleans PCL AAA WSN RF 2 2 16.0 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 2.81 2.50
2005 32 WSN NL MLB WSN 1B 1 5.0 5 4 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 5.00
2005 32 WSN NL MLB WSN 2B 6 30.0 16 7 8 1 2 .938 4.50 2.50
2006 33 Rakuten JPPL Fgn 1B 42 364 333 29 2 27 .995 8.62
2006 33 Rakuten JPPL Fgn 2B 19 74 35 37 2 4 .973 3.79
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 33 Rakuten JPPL Fgn 3B 13 29 11 17 1 1 .966 2.15
2006 33 Rakuten JPPL Fgn OF 41 39 38 1 0 1 1.000 0.95
2007 34 Rakuten JPPL Fgn 1B 26 117 109 8 0 7 1.000 4.50
2007 34 Rakuten JPPL Fgn 3B 29 69 19 45 5 2 .928 2.21
2007 34 Rakuten JPPL Fgn OF 78 107 104 1 2 0 .981 1.35
2008 35 Rakuten JPPL Fgn 1B 12 33 33 0 0 4 1.000 2.75
2008 35 Rakuten JPPL Fgn 3B 5 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.60
2008 35 Rakuten JPPL Fgn OF 122 181 176 3 2 1 .989 1.47
2009 36 Rakuten JPPL Fgn 1B 24 136 130 5 1 18 .993 5.63
2009 36 Rakuten JPPL Fgn 2B 1 8 3 4 1 0 .875 7.00
2009 36 Rakuten JPPL Fgn 3B 15 34 7 24 3 4 .912 2.07
2009 36 Rakuten JPPL Fgn OF 23 31 30 0 1 0 .968 1.30
Minors (8 seasons) Minors 1B 139 35 323.2 1016 923 83 10 93 .990 9.06 7.24
Minors (10 seasons) Minors 2B 232 27 210.0 898 390 482 26 105 .971 4.84 3.76
Minors (11 seasons) Minors 3B 485 26 210.1 1301 335 873 93 77 .929 2.70 2.49
Minors (6 seasons) Minors LF 68 2 16.1 4 4 0 0 0
Minors (6 seasons) Minors OF 150 296 283 9 4 3 .986 1.95
Minors (5 seasons) Minors RF 76 2 16.0 5 5 0 0 0
Minors (2 seasons) Minors SS 9 24 5 17 2 2 .917 2.44
Foreign (4 seasons) Foreign 1B 104 650 605 42 3 56 .995 6.22
Foreign (2 seasons) Foreign 2B 20 82 38 41 3 4 .963 3.95
Foreign (5 seasons) Foreign 3B 100 135 40 86 9 7
Foreign (5 seasons) Foreign OF 350 358 348 5 5 2
All Levels (12 Seasons) 1B 244 35 328.2 1671 1532 126 13 149 .992 9.06 6.80
All Levels (12 Seasons) 2B 258 27 240.0 996 435 531 30 111 .970 4.80 3.74
All Levels (16 Seasons) 3B 585 26 210.1 1436 375 959 102 84
All Levels (6 Seasons) LF 68 2 16.1 4 4 0 0 0
All Levels (11 Seasons) OF 500 654 631 14 9 5
All Levels (5 Seasons) RF 76 2 16.0 5 5 0 0 0
All Levels (2 Seasons) SS 9 24 5 17 2 2 .917 2.44
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 0eded9f5

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