Ron Widders
Penrith Panthers (ML)
Ron Widders
Birthdate:
April 5, 1958 (29 y, 4 m, 16 d)
Position:
C
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
5'10"/207
Entry:
1980 Draft - Round: 3, Overall: 31, Team: Penrith Panthers
Contract:
$19.4k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
2 years, 17 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 2 years, 17 days
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro 7 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Normal
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Fair
Local Fair
Current Contract
1987 $19.4k ($19.4k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 4 7 5 8 4
vs R 4 7 5 8 4
vs L 4 7 5 8 4
Potential 4 7 5 8 4
Fielding C IF OF
Range 1 2
Error 4 2
Arm 7 1 2
Turn DP 1
C Ability 5
Position
Catcher 6
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 1
Running 2
Sac Bunt 10
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 1 2 1
vs R 1 2 1
vs L 1 2 1
Potential 1 2 1
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 1 1
Other Pitching
Velocity 80-83 mph
GB % 42%
Arm Slot Over the Top
Stamina 1
Hold 1
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1987-08-21
Weight decreased from 208 to 207
1987-07-17
Weight increased from 207 to 208
1987-04-18
Infield Range decreased from 2 to 1
Local Popularity decreased from Popular to Fair
National Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
1987-03-08
Weight decreased from 208 to 207
1986-10-19
Weight decreased from 209 to 208
1986-07-17
Weight decreased from 210 to 209
1986-04-14
GB% increased from 40% to 42%
Weight increased from 209 to 210
Local Popularity increased from Well Known to Popular
National Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
1986-02-09
Weight decreased from 210 to 209
1986-01-05
GB% decreased from 42% to 40%
1985-10-27
Weight increased from 209 to 210
1985-09-29
Outfield Range decreased from 3 to 2
1985-08-16
Weight decreased from 210 to 209
1985-03-17
Local Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Fair
1984-12-23
Weight decreased from 211 to 210
1984-09-30
Weight increased from 210 to 211
1984-07-17
Power Potential increased from 4 to 5
Power increased from 4 to 5
Power vs R increased from 4 to 5
Power vs L increased from 4 to 5
Eye increased from 7 to 8
Eye vs R increased from 7 to 8
Eye vs L increased from 7 to 8
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 3 to 4
Catcher Arm increased from 6 to 7
Weight increased from 209 to 210
1984-03-15
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Fair
1984-02-12
C defense increased from 5 to 6
1984-02-05
C defense decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 208 to 209
1984-01-01
Power increased from 3 to 4
Power vs R increased from 3 to 4
Power vs L increased from 3 to 4
1983-11-06
C defense increased from 5 to 6
1983-10-02
Weight increased from 206 to 208
1983-09-18
Weight decreased from 207 to 206
1983-08-15
Weight increased from 206 to 207
1983-07-17
Weight increased from 205 to 206
1983-04-09
Contact Potential increased from 3 to 4
Contact increased from 3 to 4
Contact vs R increased from 3 to 4
Contact vs L increased from 3 to 4
Movement Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Movement decreased from 3 to 2
Movement vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Movement vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Fastball Pot decreased from 2 to 1
1983-03-06
Weight decreased from 206 to 205
1983-02-20
Weight increased from 205 to 206
1983-01-02
Gap Potential increased from 6 to 7
Gap increased from 6 to 7
Gap vs R increased from 6 to 7
Gap vs L increased from 6 to 7
Power Potential increased from 2 to 4
Power increased from 2 to 3
Power vs R increased from 2 to 3
Power vs L increased from 2 to 3
Eye Potential increased from 6 to 8
Eye increased from 5 to 7
Eye vs R increased from 5 to 7
Eye vs L increased from 5 to 7
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Avoid Ks increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 2 to 3
1982-12-19
Weight decreased from 206 to 205
1982-09-07
Weight increased from 204 to 206
1982-08-16
Weight decreased from 205 to 204
1982-08-04
Speed decreased from 2 to 1
Weight increased from 201 to 205
1982-04-01
Baserunning decreased from 3 to 2
Weight increased from 199 to 201
1982-01-03
Weight decreased from 200 to 199
1981-10-04
Gap increased from 5 to 6
Gap vs R increased from 5 to 6
Gap vs L increased from 5 to 6
Power Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Eye increased from 4 to 5
Eye vs R increased from 4 to 5
Eye vs L increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 4 to 5
Bunt for Hit decreased from 2 to 1
Baserunning increased from 2 to 3
Weight increased from 199 to 200

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
Penrith - SBC
PEN - SBC
1986 28 124 488 417 76 22 0 14 39 45 53 115 0 0 0.182 0.288 0.624 0.2131 0.277 67 1.18
Penrith - SBC
PEN - SBC
1985 27 124 491 401 89 15 2 13 42 42 64 116 0 0 0.222 0.344 0.710 0.2764 0.318 97 2.29
Penrith - SBC
PEN - SBC
1984 26 40 159 116 21 7 2 2 12 17 31 35 0 0 0.181 0.377 0.704 0.2375 0.319 103 0.97
Total - SBC
SBC
288 1138 934 186 44 4 29 93 104 148 266 0 0 0.199 0.324 0.672 0.2430 0.300 85 4.45

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
Blacktown - RES
BLA - RES
1984 26 62 280 204 59 14 0 18 55 50 68 49 0 0 0.289 0.475 1.097 0.2971 0.466 194 4.23
Blacktown - RES
BLA - RES
1983 25 88 392 308 88 20 0 12 47 44 62 92 0 0 0.286 0.415 0.882 0.3671 0.393 131 3.15
Blacktown - RES
BLA - RES
1982 24 72 296 238 43 10 0 5 23 24 50 94 0 0 0.181 0.329 0.615 0.2714 0.292 54 -0.14
Blacktown - RES
BLA - RES
1981 23 2 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.500 1.0000 1.078 638 0.13
WER - YL
1981 23 46 183 147 35 6 0 4 27 13 23 46 0 0 0.238 0.381 0.742 0.3196 0.354 99 0.84
WER - YL
1980 22 86 362 308 77 16 0 7 39 29 37 98 0 0 0.250 0.346 0.717 0.3398 0.330 84 1.42
None - None
None - None
1980 22 47 239 202 56 9 0 6 30 45 24 39 9 4 0.277 0.369 0.780 0.3125 0.350 116 0.59
Total - ??
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47 239 202 56 9 0 6 30 45 24 39 9 4 0.277 0.369 0.780 0.3125 0.350 116 0.59
Total - AAA
AAA
224 970 752 192 45 0 35 125 119 180 235 0 0 0.255 0.407 0.862 0.3224 0.385 127 7.37
Total - AA
AA
132 545 455 112 22 0 11 66 42 60 144 0 0 0.246 0.358 0.725 0.3333 0.338 89 2.26

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Penrith - SBC
PEN - SBC
1986 C 124 1076.2 739 78 9 0.989 6.829 1.037 3.94
Penrith - SBC
PEN - SBC
1985 C 124 1087.1 748 80 9 0.989 6.854 0.896 0.65
Penrith - SBC
PEN - SBC
1984 C 40 327.0 263 24 2 0.993 7.899 1.436 2.16
Total C 288 2491.0 1750 182 20 6.76

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Blacktown - RES
BLA - RES
1984 C 62 554.2 490 29 6 0.989 8.421 1.095 -1.41
Blacktown - RES
BLA - RES
1983 C 88 776.2 598 49 1 0.999 7.497 1.227 2.39
Blacktown - RES
BLA - RES
1982 C 71 618.0 526 36 3 0.995 8.185 1.123 0.77
Blacktown - RES
BLA - RES
1981 C 2 5.0 4 1 0 1.000 9.000 0.974 -0.01
WER - YL
1981 C 46 358.2 400 31 0 1.000 10.815 1.017 0.35
WER - YL
1980 C 86 756.2 796 53 8 0.991 10.098 1.171 3.51
Total C 355 3069.2 2814 199 18 5.60
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
MVP / Batter of the Year 1985 Blacktown (RES)
Gold Glove 1987 - C Penrith (SBC)
1984 - C Blacktown (RES)
1981 - C Werrington (YL)
Silver Slugger 1985 - C Blacktown (RES)
Batter of the Month Nov 1984 Blacktown (RES)
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg K Rank
1985 SBC 116 7
1986 SBC 115 9
Year Lg HBP Rank
1985 SBC 12 9
1986 SBC 10 9
Year Lg SH Rank
1985 SBC 11 5