Mel Tatchell
Footscray Bulldogs (AAA)
Mel Tatchell
Birthdate:
June 2, 1957 (30 y, 2 m, 19 d)
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
5'11"/205
Entry:
1980 Draft - Round: 1, Overall: 1, Team: Essendon Knights
Contract:
$26k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
3 years, 65 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 3 years, 65 days
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro 7 years
Roster Status Unknown
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Normal
Greed High
Intelligence High
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Fair
Local Well Known
Current Contract
1987 $26k ($0 left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 3 3 1 1 2
vs R 3 3 1 1 2
vs L 3 3 1 1 2
Potential 3 3 1 2 2
Fielding C IF OF
Range 3 1
Error 4 3
Arm 1 5 2
Turn DP 1
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 6
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 1
Running 1
Sac Bunt 10
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 8 5 4
vs R 9 6 5
vs L 8 5 4
Potential 8 5 4
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 8 8
Slider 8 8
Changeup 5 7
Other Pitching
Velocity 97-99 mph
GB % 57%
Arm Slot Over the Top
Stamina 6
Hold 2
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1987-07-17
Weight increased from 203 to 205
1987-04-18
Eye Potential increased from 1 to 2
Infield Error increased from 3 to 4
Movement Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Movement decreased from 6 to 5
Control vs R increased from 4 to 5
GB% decreased from 59% to 57%
Changeup Pot increased from 6 to 7
Weight decreased from 204 to 203
Local Popularity increased from Insignficant to Well Known
National Popularity increased from Insignficant to Fair
1987-03-28
Weight increased from 203 to 204
1987-03-08
Sac Bunt increased from 9 to 10
Changeup Pot decreased from 7 to 6
1986-12-07
Weight increased from 202 to 203
1986-10-05
Sac Bunt decreased from 10 to 9
GB% decreased from 62% to 59%
1986-07-17
Weight increased from 201 to 202
1986-04-14
Stamina decreased from 7 to 6
Local Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
National Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
1986-03-09
Weight decreased from 202 to 201
1986-02-16
Weight increased from 201 to 202
1986-02-09
Weight decreased from 202 to 201
1986-01-12
Weight increased from 201 to 202
1986-01-05
P defense decreased from 7 to 6
GB% increased from 61% to 62%
Changeup increased from 4 to 5
Weight increased from 200 to 201
1985-12-08
Weight increased from 199 to 200
1985-11-24
Weight increased from 198 to 199
1985-09-29
Outfield Range decreased from 2 to 1
GB% increased from 60% to 61%
1985-08-16
Stuff Potential increased from 7 to 8
Stuff increased from 7 to 8
Stuff vs R increased from 7 to 9
Stuff vs L increased from 6 to 8
Role changed from SP to RP
1985-08-10
Speed decreased from 2 to 1
Weight increased from 197 to 198
1985-08-04
Weight increased from 195 to 197
1985-03-31
Weight decreased from 196 to 195
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
National Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
1985-01-27
Weight increased from 195 to 196
1985-01-20
Weight increased from 194 to 195
1985-01-13
Weight decreased from 195 to 194
1984-10-28
Weight increased from 194 to 195
1984-09-30
Weight increased from 192 to 194
1984-09-16
Weight increased from 191 to 192
1984-07-17
Movement vs L decreased from 6 to 5
GB% decreased from 62% to 60%
Weight decreased from 192 to 191
1984-04-02
Local Popularity decreased from Very Popular to Well Known
National Popularity decreased from Popular to Well Known
1984-03-19
Weight decreased from 193 to 192
1984-01-01
Avoid Ks increased from 1 to 2
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 1 to 2
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 1 to 2
Infield Range decreased from 4 to 3
Stuff increased from 6 to 7
Stamina increased from 6 to 7
Slider increased from 7 to 8
Weight increased from 192 to 193
1983-12-25
P defense decreased from 8 to 7
Weight increased from 191 to 192
1983-08-21
Weight increased from 190 to 191
1983-04-19
Weight increased from 189 to 190
1983-04-09
Contact Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Power Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 1 to 2
Turn Double Play decreased from 2 to 1
Movement Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Movement decreased from 7 to 6
Movement vs R decreased from 7 to 6
GB% increased from 60% to 62%
Weight increased from 188 to 189
1983-03-11
Local Popularity increased from Popular to Very Popular
1983-02-13
Weight decreased from 189 to 188
1983-01-30
Weight increased from 188 to 189
1983-01-02
Power Potential increased from 1 to 2
Stuff vs R increased from 6 to 7
Control vs L increased from 3 to 4
GB% increased from 58% to 60%
Slider increased from 6 to 7
1982-12-26
Weight decreased from 189 to 188
1982-12-05
Weight decreased from 190 to 189
1982-08-04
Weight decreased from 191 to 190
1982-01-03
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Stuff vs L increased from 5 to 6
GB% decreased from 60% to 58%
Fastball increased from 7 to 8
Weight increased from 189 to 191
1981-10-04
Contact Potential increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 1 to 2
Bunt for Hit decreased from 2 to 1
Stuff increased from 5 to 6
Movement Potential increased from 6 to 7
Movement increased from 6 to 7
Movement vs R increased from 6 to 7
GB% increased from 59% to 60%
Changeup increased from 2 to 4
Weight increased from 188 to 189
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Popular
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Popular

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1986 29 0 33 44.1 3-1 1 37 20 20.56% 11.11% 0.56% 76.49% 59.77% 0.275 2.639 2.521 66 3.389 0.12 1.01
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1985 28 12 31 89.0 3-6 0 48 43 12.12% 10.86% 3.03% 63.10% 56.44% 0.294 5.764 4.815 122 4.648 0.95 -0.28
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1984 27 23 23 119.1 4-11 0 54 75 9.91% 13.76% 4.22% 70.26% 55.12% 0.266 5.430 6.003 149 5.217 -0.57 -1.39
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1983 26 0 29 39.1 1-4 2 30 23 18.07% 13.86% 1.81% 77.41% 54.32% 0.234 3.203 3.665 90 4.332 -0.46 0.32
Total - VBL
VBL
35 116 292.0 11-22 3 169 161 13.13% 12.51% 3.03% 69.70% 56.05% 0.272 4.808 4.797 120 4.647 0.01 -0.34

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
Footscray - SBL
FTS - SBL
1983 26 7 7 40.0 2-0 0 33 9 20.75% 5.66% 0.63% 77.98% 52.56% 0.298 2.250 2.839 63 4.110 -0.59 1.36
Footscray - SBL
FTS - SBL
1982 25 22 22 122.2 4-7 0 121 52 22.45% 9.65% 2.04% 68.88% 52.59% 0.328 4.696 4.306 89 4.755 0.39 2.34
Footscray - SBL
FTS - SBL
1981 24 21 21 124.1 7-7 0 118 56 22.10% 10.49% 1.69% 71.68% 55.84% 0.329 3.981 4.279 92 4.696 -0.30 2.16
WAD - ADL
1980 23 21 23 121.2 11-4 0 112 49 21.13% 9.25% 1.89% 73.96% 59.21% 0.335 3.995 4.484 107 4.473 -0.49 1.15
Total - AAA
AAA
50 50 287.0 13-14 0 272 117 22.08% 9.50% 1.70% 71.20% 53.97% 0.324 4.045 4.090 86 4.639 -0.04 5.87
Total - AA
AA
21 23 121.2 11-4 0 112 49 21.13% 9.25% 1.89% 73.96% 59.21% 0.335 3.995 4.484 107 4.473 -0.49 1.15

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1986 29 33 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -127 -0.13
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1985 28 31 27 22 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0.091 0.091 0.227 0.1333 0.097 -59 -0.51
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1984 27 23 46 41 5 0 0 0 1 2 0 17 0 0 0.122 0.122 0.244 0.2083 0.108 -56 -0.65
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1983 26 29 3 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0.333 0.333 1.000 1.0000 0.416 166 0.03
Total - VBL
VBL
116 81 69 8 2 0 0 3 2 0 26 0 0 0.116 0.116 0.261 0.1860 0.113 -53 -1.25

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
Footscray - SBL
FTS - SBL
1983 26 7 16 13 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 7 0 0 0.154 0.154 0.308 0.3333 0.139 -48 -0.23
Footscray - SBL
FTS - SBL
1982 25 22 46 37 8 3 0 0 0 3 0 12 0 0 0.216 0.216 0.514 0.3200 0.224 8 -0.42
Footscray - SBL
FTS - SBL
1981 24 21 47 38 9 5 1 0 4 4 1 14 0 0 0.237 0.250 0.671 0.3600 0.283 54 -0.16
WAD - ADL
1980 23 23 47 39 10 3 0 0 2 2 0 13 0 0 0.256 0.256 0.590 0.3846 0.266 42 -0.19
Total - AAA
AAA
50 109 88 19 8 1 0 5 7 1 33 0 0 0.216 0.222 0.552 0.3393 0.238 19 -0.81
Total - AA
AA
23 47 39 10 3 0 0 2 2 0 13 0 0 0.256 0.256 0.590 0.3846 0.266 42 -0.19

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1986 P 32 44.1 4 4 0 1.000 1.624 1.034 -0.15
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1985 P 31 89.0 6 14 1 0.952 2.023 0.959 -0.69
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1984 P 23 119.1 4 19 0 1.000 1.735 1.029 0.49
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1983 P 27 39.1 0 4 0 1.000 0.915 1.027 -0.02
Total P 113 292.0 14 41 1 -0.36

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Footscray - SBL
FTS - SBL
1983 P 7 40.0 0 7 0 1.000 1.575 1.034 0.20
Footscray - SBL
FTS - SBL
1982 P 22 122.2 12 13 2 0.926 1.834 1.072 0.77
Footscray - SBL
FTS - SBL
1981 P 21 124.1 9 15 1 0.960 1.737 1.072 0.86
WAD - ADL
1980 P 23 121.2 4 11 1 0.938 1.110 0.995 1.00
Total P 73 408.2 25 46 4 2.83
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
League Champ 1987 Essendon (VBL)
Gold Glove 1983 - P Footscray (SBL)
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg L Rank
1984 VBL 11 8
Year Lg Hold Rank
1986 VBL 9 7
Year Lg HR Rank
1984 VBL 23 10
Year Lg BB Rank
1984 VBL 75 3