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Eric Yelding

Eric Girard Yelding (Cool Breeze)

Positions: Shortstop, Outfielder and Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: February 22, 1965 in Montrose, Alabama, United States
High School: Fairhope HS (Fairhope, AL)
School: Chipola College (Marianna, FL)

Drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 1st round (19th) of the 1984 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase from Chipola College (Marianna, FL).

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
1984 19 -1.5 Medicine Hat PION Rk TOR 67 332 304 61 94 14 6 4 29 31 11 26 46 .309 .361 .434 .796 132 0 0 2 0
1985 20 -2.1 Kinston CARL A TOR 135 571 526 59 137 14 4 2 31 62 26 33 70 .260 .307 .314 .621 165 4 5 3 0
1986 21 -1.4 Ventura County CALL A TOR 131 601 560 83 157 14 7 4 40 41 18 33 84 .280 .319 .352 .671 197 0 6 2 3
1987 22 0.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA TOR 127 549 507 76 139 18 3 1 38 83 18 30 55 .274 .318 .327 .646 166 5 2 5 0
1987 22 1.1 Myrtle Beach SALL A TOR 88 384 357 53 109 12 2 1 31 73 13 18 30 .305 .342 .359 .701 128 4 1 4 0
1987 22 -2.4 Knoxville SOUL AA TOR 39 165 150 23 30 6 1 0 7 10 5 12 25 .200 .262 .253 .516 38 1 1 1 0
1988 23 -2.7 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 138 594 556 69 139 15 2 1 38 59 23 36 102 .250 .296 .290 .585 161 0 2 0 3
1989 24 -4.4 HOU NL MLB HOU 70 102 90 19 21 2 0 0 9 11 5 7 19 .233 .290 .256 .546 23 2 1 2 2 0
1990 25 -3.3 HOU NL MLB HOU 142 559 511 69 130 9 5 1 28 64 25 39 87 .254 .305 .297 .602 152 11 0 4 5 1
1991 26 0.2 Tucson PCL AAA HOU 11 49 43 6 17 3 0 0 3 4 2 4 4 .395 .469 .465 .935 20 0 2 0 0 0
1991 26 -2.4 HOU NL MLB HOU 78 293 276 19 67 11 1 1 20 11 9 13 46 .243 .276 .301 .577 83 4 0 3 1 3
1992 27 0.4 2 Teams PCL AAA HOU-CHW 93 373 338 47 89 11 5 0 29 32 11 26 67 .263 .313 .325 .639 110 8 0 6 3 0
1992 27 0.4 Tucson PCL AAA HOU 57 234 218 30 63 8 5 0 23 17 9 13 50 .289 .328 .372 .699 81 6 0 2 1 0
1992 27 0.4 Vancouver PCL AAA CHW 36 139 120 17 26 3 0 0 6 15 2 13 17 .217 .289 .242 .531 29 2 0 4 2 0
1992 27 -1.2 HOU NL MLB HOU 9 8 8 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250 .250 .250 .500 2 0 0 0 0 0
1993 28 0.0 CHC NL MLB CHC 69 123 108 14 22 5 1 1 10 3 2 11 22 .204 .277 .296 .574 32 3 0 4 0 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
1994 29 2.2 Iowa AA AAA CHC 29 76 73 10 18 2 0 0 6 4 2 3 17 .247 .276 .274 .550 20 2 0 0 0 0
1994 29 Dos Laredos MEX AAA
1995 30 3.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CLE 39 128 118 18 41 8 0 1 16 6 1 7 18 .347 .383 .441 .823 52 0 1 0 2 0
1995 30 4.6 Abilene TXLA Ind 48 207 188 35 46 4 0 3 22 8 5 14 25 .245 .293 .314 .607 59 4 0 2 3 0
1995 30 5.9 Canton-Akron EL AA CLE 10 40 37 5 13 1 0 0 7 3 0 1 6 .351 .375 .378 .753 14 0 1 0 1 0
1995 30 2.9 Buffalo AA AAA CLE 29 88 81 13 28 7 0 1 9 3 1 6 12 .346 .386 .469 .855 38 0 0 0 1 0
1996 31 5.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs Ind 48 209 191 31 48 9 1 2 21 10 3 15 28 .251 .303 .340 .643 65 0 0 1 2 0
1996 31 6.2 Altoona NATL Ind 32 136 123 15 26 7 1 0 15 9 1 11 16 .211 .272 .285 .557 35 0 0 0 2 0
1996 31 4.8 Sioux Falls NORL Ind 16 73 68 16 22 2 0 2 6 1 2 4 12 .324 .361 .441 .802 30 0 0 1 0 0
1996 31 4.7 Tacoma PCL AAA SEA 19 67 60 5 16 2 1 0 5 3 4 5 12 .267 .318 .333 .652 20 0 0 1 1 0
1999 34 8.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs Ind 30 112 103 11 21 4 1 1 4 11 2 5 18 .204 .248 .291 .539 30 1 1 3 0 0
1999 34 8.7 Adirondack NEAS Ind 28 103 94 10 19 4 1 0 2 11 2 5 16 .202 .250 .266 .516 25 1 1 3 0 0
1999 34 6.0 Nashua ATLL Ind 2 9 9 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 .222 .222 .556 .778 5 0 0 0 0 0
MLB (5 seasons) MLB 368 1085 993 122 242 27 7 3 67 89 41 70 177 .244 .292 .294 .586 292 20 1 13 8 6
Minors (10 seasons) Minors 789 3340 3085 434 847 101 28 13 235 325 116 203 475 .275 .320 .338 .658 1043 10 12 22 18 6
Other (3 seasons) Other 126 528 482 77 115 17 2 6 47 29 10 34 71 .239 .287 .320 .607 154 5 1 6 5 0
All Levels (14 Seasons) 1283 4953 4560 633 1204 145 37 22 349 443 167 307 723 1489 35 14 41 31 12
A (3 seasons) Minors 354 1556 1443 195 403 40 13 7 102 176 57 84 184 .279 .321 .340 .660 490 8 12 9 3
AA (2 seasons) Minors 49 205 187 28 43 7 1 0 14 13 5 13 31 .230 .284 .278 .562 52 0 2 1 2 0
AAA (6 seasons) Minors 319 1247 1151 150 307 40 8 2 90 105 43 80 214 .267 .314 .321 .635 369 10 2 9 5 3
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

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
1994 29 2.6 Iowa AA AAA CHC 0 0 9.00 9.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 2.0 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 12 3.000 27.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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
1984 19 Medicine Hat PION Rk TOR OF 64 121 99 9 13 1 .893 1.69
1985 20 Kinston CARL A TOR OF 133 329 310 10 9 3 .973 2.41
1986 21 Ventura County CALL A TOR SS 131 573 231 284 58 44 .899 3.93
1987 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA TOR SS 126 567 190 318 59 49 .896 4.03
1987 22 Myrtle Beach SALL A TOR SS 88 397 126 226 45 27 .887 4.00
1987 22 Knoxville SOUL AA TOR SS 38 170 64 92 14 22 .918 4.11
1988 23 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 2B 88 361 146 194 21 41 .942 3.86
1988 23 Syracuse IL AAA TOR SS 50 206 76 116 14 20 .932 3.84
1989 24 HOU NL MLB HOU 2B 13 70.0 52 20 30 2 5 .962 6.43 3.85
1989 24 HOU NL MLB HOU CF 4
1989 24 HOU NL MLB HOU LF 1
1989 24 HOU NL MLB HOU OF 8 40.0 9 7 1 1 0 .889 1.80 1.00
1989 24 HOU NL MLB HOU RF 3
1989 24 HOU NL MLB HOU SS 15 79.0 36 10 26 0 4 1.000 4.10 2.40
1990 25 HOU NL MLB HOU 2B 10 65.0 43 21 20 2 3 .953 5.68 4.10
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
1990 25 HOU NL MLB HOU 3B 3 6.0 3 0 2 1 0 .667 3.00 0.67
1990 25 HOU NL MLB HOU CF 83
1990 25 HOU NL MLB HOU LF 11
1990 25 HOU NL MLB HOU OF 94 719.0 242 230 5 7 2 .971 2.94 2.50
1990 25 HOU NL MLB HOU RF 6
1990 25 HOU NL MLB HOU SS 40 337.0 168 64 97 7 16 .958 4.30 4.03
1991 26 Tucson PCL AAA HOU SS 11 48 22 24 2 4 .958 4.18
1991 26 HOU NL MLB HOU CF 3
1991 26 HOU NL MLB HOU OF 4 7.0 3 1 0 2 0 .333 1.29 0.25
1991 26 HOU NL MLB HOU RF 1
1991 26 HOU NL MLB HOU SS 72 587.0 297 113 166 18 31 .939 4.28 3.88
1992 27 2 Teams PCL AAA HOU-CHW OF 47 100 95 1 4 0 .960 2.04
1992 27 2 Teams PCL AAA HOU-CHW SS 45 180 59 112 9 23 .950 3.80
1992 27 Tucson PCL AAA HOU
1992 27 Tucson PCL AAA HOU
1992 27 Vancouver PCL AAA CHW
1992 27 Vancouver PCL AAA CHW
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
1992 27 HOU NL MLB HOU CF 1
1992 27 HOU NL MLB HOU LF 2
1992 27 HOU NL MLB HOU OF 2 3.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 0.50
1992 27 HOU NL MLB HOU SS 2 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1993 28 CHC NL MLB CHC 2B 32 190.0 126 48 76 2 14 .984 5.87 3.88
1993 28 CHC NL MLB CHC 3B 7 41.0 13 3 9 1 1 .923 2.63 1.71
1993 28 CHC NL MLB CHC CF 1
1993 28 CHC NL MLB CHC OF 1 9.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 1.00
1993 28 CHC NL MLB CHC SS 1 1.0 2 0 1 1 0 .500 9.00 1.00
1994 29 Iowa AA AAA CHC 2B 3 9 2 7 0 0 1.000 3.00
1994 29 Iowa AA AAA CHC 3B 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1994 29 Iowa AA AAA CHC OF 10 13 13 0 0 0 1.000 1.30
1994 29 Iowa AA AAA CHC P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
1994 29 Iowa AA AAA CHC SS 11 40 9 29 2 3 .950 3.45
1995 30 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CLE CF 3
1995 30 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CLE LF 23
1995 30 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CLE OF 28 69 65 3 1 0 .986 2.43
1995 30 Abilene TXLA Ind 2B 8 32 9 22 1 4 .969 3.88
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
1995 30 Abilene TXLA Ind 3B 13 36 7 26 3 1 .917 2.54
1995 30 Abilene TXLA Ind CF 4
1995 30 Abilene TXLA Ind OF 4 10 9 1 0 0 1.000 2.50
1995 30 Abilene TXLA Ind SS 24 91 29 53 9 12 .901 3.42
1995 30 Canton-Akron EL AA CLE CF 1
1995 30 Canton-Akron EL AA CLE LF 6
1995 30 Canton-Akron EL AA CLE OF 9 21 20 1 0 0 1.000 2.33
1995 30 Canton-Akron EL AA CLE RF 2
1995 30 Buffalo AA AAA CLE CF 2
1995 30 Buffalo AA AAA CLE LF 17
1995 30 Buffalo AA AAA CLE OF 19 48 45 2 1 0 .979 2.47
1996 31 2 Teams 2 Lgs Ind 2B 15 61 24 34 3 5 .951 3.87
1996 31 2 Teams 2 Lgs Ind 3B 21 70 20 43 7 4 .900 3.00
1996 31 2 Teams 2 Lgs Ind CF 3
1996 31 2 Teams 2 Lgs Ind OF 10 25 24 1 0 0 1.000 2.50
1996 31 Sioux Falls NORL Ind 2B 14 57 22 32 3 5 .947 3.86
1996 31 Altoona NATL Ind 2B 1 4 2 2 0 0 1.000 4.00
1996 31 Sioux Falls NORL Ind 3B 2 4 0 3 1 0 .750 1.50
1996 31 Altoona NATL Ind 3B 19 66 20 40 6 4 .909 3.16
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 31 Sioux Falls NORL Ind CF 2
1996 31 Altoona NATL Ind CF 1
1996 31 Altoona NATL Ind LF 7
1996 31 Sioux Falls NORL Ind OF 2 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 5.00
1996 31 Altoona NATL Ind OF 8 15 14 1 0 0 1.000 1.88
1996 31 Tacoma PCL AAA SEA 2B 17 66 35 25 6 6 .909 3.53
1996 31 Tacoma PCL AAA SEA 3B 2 2 0 1 1 1 .500 0.50
1996 31 Tacoma PCL AAA SEA CF 2
1996 31 Tacoma PCL AAA SEA OF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1999 34 2 Teams 2 Lgs Ind 2B 14 59 24 34 1 8 .983 4.14
1999 34 Adirondack NEAS Ind 2B 13 53 20 32 1 8 .981 4.00
1999 34 Nashua ATLL Ind 2B 1 6 4 2 0 0 1.000 6.00
1999 34 Adirondack NEAS Ind 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1999 34 Nashua ATLL Ind LF 1
1999 34 Nashua ATLL Ind OF 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
1999 34 Adirondack NEAS Ind SS 1 4 0 2 2 1 .500 2.00
MLB (3 seasons) MLB 2B 55 325.0 221 89 126 6 22 .973 5.95 3.91
MLB (2 seasons) MLB 3B 10 47.0 16 3 11 2 1 .875 2.68 1.40
MLB (5 seasons) MLB CF 92
MLB (3 seasons) MLB LF 14
MLB (5 seasons) MLB OF 109 778.0 256 240 6 10 2 .961 2.85 2.26
MLB (3 seasons) MLB RF 10
MLB (5 seasons) MLB SS 130 1007.0 503 187 290 26 51 .948 4.26 3.67
Minors (3 seasons) Minors 2B 108 436 183 226 27 47 .938 3.79
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 3B 3 3 1 1 1 1 .667 0.67
Minors (2 seasons) Minors CF 5
Minors (1 season) Minors LF 23
Minors (6 seasons) Minors OF 284 632 582 23 27 4 .957 2.13
Minors (6 seasons) Minors SS 374 1614 587 883 144 143 .911 3.93
Other (3 seasons) Other 2B 37 152 57 90 5 17 .967 3.97
Other (3 seasons) Other 3B 35 106 27 69 10 5 .906 2.74
Other (2 seasons) Other CF 7
Other (2 seasons) Other LF 8
Other (3 seasons) Other OF 15 37 35 2 0 0 1.000 2.47
Other (2 seasons) Other SS 25 95 29 55 11 13 .884 3.36
All Levels (8 Seasons) 2B 200 325.0 809 329 442 38 86 .953 5.95 3.86
All Levels (6 Seasons) 3B 48 47.0 125 31 81 13 7 .896 2.68 2.33
All Levels (7 Seasons) CF 104
All Levels (6 Seasons) LF 45
All Levels (11 Seasons) OF 408 778.0 925 857 31 37 6 .960 2.85 2.18
All Levels (4 Seasons) RF 12
All Levels (11 Seasons) SS 529 1007.0 2212 803 1228 181 207 .918 4.26 3.84
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 9783144e

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