Tony Mendoza
Tijuana Toros (INT)
Tony Mendoza
Birthdate:
July 20, 1963 (35 y, 10 m, 30 d)
Born In:
Veracruz, VER, MEX
Nationality:
Mexican
Position:
C
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'0"/200
Entry:
Unknown
Contract:
$97.6k / 4 years (1997-2000)
ML Service Time:
7 years, 23 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 7 years, 23 days
40-man Service Time 7 years, 46 days
Time as Pro 20 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership High
Loyalty High
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic High
Popularity
National Insignficant
Local Popular
Current Contract
1997 $25.8k
1998 $25.8k
1999 $23k ($23k left)
2000 $23k / V
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 4 5 6 5 5
vs R 4 5 6 5 5
vs L 4 5 6 5 5
Potential 4 5 6 6 5
Fielding C IF OF
Range 2 2
Error 4 3
Arm 5 3 3
Turn DP 3
C Ability 7
Position
Catcher 6
Run/Bunt
Speed 2
Stealing 6
Running 7
Sac Bunt 7
Bunt for Hit 2
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 2 3 2
vs R 2 3 2
vs L 2 3 2
Potential 2 3 2
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 2 2
Other Pitching
Velocity 80-83 mph
GB % 48%
Arm Slot Normal
Stamina 2
Hold 2
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1999-04-29
Weight increased from 199 to 200
1998-12-14
Weight increased from 198 to 199
1998-11-28
Weight increased from 197 to 198
1998-11-06
Local Popularity increased from Well Known to Popular
1998-10-27
Local Popularity increased from Insignficant to Well Known
1998-07-19
Weight decreased from 198 to 197
1998-01-23
Weight decreased from 199 to 198
1997-12-14
Weight increased from 198 to 199
1997-11-28
Weight decreased from 199 to 198
1997-09-19
Weight decreased from 200 to 199
1997-06-24
Weight increased from 199 to 200
1997-05-29
Gap Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Eye Potential increased from 5 to 6
1997-04-29
Weight increased from 198 to 199
1996-10-04
Weight decreased from 199 to 198
1996-09-02
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Insignficant
1996-08-03
Weight increased from 198 to 199
1996-07-04
Gap Potential increased from 5 to 6
Eye Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 4 to 5
Movement Potential increased from 2 to 3
Movement increased from 2 to 3
Movement vs R increased from 2 to 3
Movement vs L increased from 2 to 3
Weight increased from 197 to 198
1996-05-29
Weight decreased from 198 to 197
1995-12-30
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Weight increased from 197 to 198
Local Popularity increased from Insignficant to Well Known
1995-01-07
Weight decreased from 198 to 197
Local Popularity decreased from Very Popular to Insignficant
National Popularity decreased from Popular to Insignficant
1994-07-09
Gap Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Gap decreased from 6 to 5
Gap vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Gap vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Eye Potential increased from 5 to 6
Avoid Ks decreased from 5 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Local Popularity decreased from Extremely Popular to Very Popular
National Popularity decreased from Very Popular to Popular
1993-09-07
Weight decreased from 199 to 198
National Popularity increased from Popular to Very Popular
1992-12-06
Weight decreased from 202 to 199
Local Popularity increased from Popular to Extremely Popular
National Popularity increased from Well Known to Popular
1992-01-27
Weight decreased from 203 to 202
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Popular
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Well Known
1991-08-08
Contact Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Contact decreased from 5 to 4
Contact vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Contact vs L decreased from 5 to 4
GB% decreased from 50% to 48%
Weight decreased from 205 to 203
1991-01-07
Weight decreased from 206 to 205
1990-10-21
Weight increased from 205 to 206
1990-07-04
Weight increased from 204 to 205
1989-11-07
Contact Potential increased from 4 to 5
Contact increased from 4 to 5
Contact vs R increased from 4 to 5
Contact vs L increased from 4 to 5
GB% increased from 49% to 50%
Weight increased from 203 to 204
Local Popularity decreased from Fair to Unknown
1989-07-09
Contact Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Contact decreased from 5 to 4
Contact vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Contact vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Weight increased from 202 to 203
1989-01-07
Contact increased from 4 to 5
Contact vs R increased from 4 to 5
Contact vs L increased from 4 to 5
Power increased from 5 to 6
Power vs R increased from 5 to 6
Power vs L increased from 5 to 6
Baserunning increased from 6 to 7
Infield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Weight decreased from 206 to 202
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Fair

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 WAR
Oakland - TBC
OAK - TBC
1996 32 15 57 53 9 1 0 1 4 3 2 14 0 0 0.170 0.214 0.460 0.2105 0.207 -0.14
Charlotte - TBC
CHA - TBC
1993 29 81 319 281 63 9 1 11 32 30 24 64 2 1 0.224 0.302 0.682 0.2500 0.294 0.99
Charlotte - TBC
CHA - TBC
1992 28 62 255 226 59 7 1 11 30 28 17 51 4 0 0.261 0.333 0.780 0.2874 0.344 2.23
Charlotte - TBC
CHA - TBC
1991 27 58 231 206 57 11 1 14 41 28 17 43 0 0 0.277 0.348 0.892 0.2867 0.390 2.90
Maine - TBC
ME - TBC
1990 26 76 308 269 66 9 0 10 36 27 19 59 0 0 0.245 0.316 0.706 0.2732 0.309 1.85
Maine - TBC
ME - TBC
1989 25 31 128 114 20 4 0 3 12 10 9 29 0 0 0.175 0.258 0.547 0.2048 0.250 0.06
Total - TBC
TBC
323 1298 1149 274 41 3 50 155 126 88 260 6 1 0.239 0.311 0.721 0.2632 0.317 7.89

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 WAR
Tijuana - MBL
TIJ - MBL
1998 34 81 338 294 72 21 0 15 54 38 32 58 2 0 0.245 0.334 0.804 0.2545 0.358 3.85
Tijuana - MBL
TIJ - MBL
1997 33 82 339 298 68 13 1 11 33 31 32 57 0 0 0.228 0.316 0.705 0.2457 0.319 2.54
MIN - AAA
1996 32 56 236 202 52 9 0 10 34 28 27 38 0 0 0.257 0.360 0.811 0.2710 0.360 2.42
MIN - AAA
1995 31 47 177 151 43 7 0 10 37 26 20 28 1 0 0.285 0.375 0.905 0.2870 0.401 2.04
MIN - AAA
1994 30 58 255 227 58 8 1 15 33 31 23 36 1 0 0.256 0.329 0.827 0.2416 0.367 2.56
Bangor - AAA
BAN - AAA
1989 25 49 200 173 49 7 0 7 21 25 21 29 1 0 0.283 0.370 0.815 0.3022 0.363 1.74
Bangor - AAA
BAN - AAA
1988 24 77 330 286 79 16 2 11 46 42 29 49 1 0 0.276 0.368 0.829 0.2996 0.381 3.85
Bangor - AAA
BAN - AAA
1987 23 72 287 250 61 18 1 6 32 27 30 46 2 0 0.244 0.333 0.729 0.2764 0.333 1.80
Bangor - AAA
BAN - AAA
1986 22 18 72 67 12 1 0 2 3 6 3 11 0 0 0.179 0.236 0.520 0.1852 0.247 0.00
Portland - U27
POR - U27
1986 22 63 279 247 66 16 0 13 45 35 21 38 0 0 0.267 0.330 0.820 0.2624 0.366 2.76
Portland - U27
POR - U27
1985 21 86 373 332 82 23 0 10 36 34 32 68 0 0 0.247 0.324 0.731 0.2813 0.338 2.68
Rockland - U24
RLD - U24
1984 20 85 372 331 80 20 2 11 53 35 26 64 0 1 0.242 0.298 0.712 0.2594 0.320 2.45
Rockland - U24
RLD - U24
1983 19 59 244 220 52 17 0 0 23 19 16 46 1 0 0.236 0.303 0.617 0.2955 0.284 1.05
Syracuse - U22
SYR - U22
1982 18 45 188 174 48 9 1 9 25 18 8 36 1 0 0.276 0.321 0.815 0.3000 0.374 2.71
SI - U20
1982 18 40 174 159 41 12 0 3 20 15 12 26 2 0 0.258 0.322 0.712 0.2923 0.332 1.89
Texas - U22
UT - U22
1981 17 53 234 215 58 17 1 3 28 24 9 39 0 0 0.270 0.308 0.708 0.3090 0.322 2.07
Lansing - U20
LAN - U20
1981 17 14 14 8 2 2 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 0 0.250 0.500 1.000 0.2500 0.405 0.14
GC - U20
1981 17 11 48 43 16 1 0 3 11 7 5 7 0 0 0.372 0.438 1.042 0.3939 0.470 0.91
None - U20
None - U20
1980 16 81 346 316 92 23 2 9 52 36 15 59 0 0 0.291 0.338 0.800 0.3281 0.372 5.38
None - U20
None - U20
1979 15 12 45 36 7 1 0 1 5 6 1 9 0 0 0.194 0.289 0.594 0.2069 0.283 0.12
Total - AAA
AAA
377 1557 1356 354 66 4 61 206 185 153 237 6 0 0.261 0.349 0.800 0.2746 0.360 14.42
Total - AA
AA
149 652 579 148 39 0 23 81 69 53 106 0 0 0.256 0.327 0.769 0.2729 0.350 5.45
Total - A
A
144 616 551 132 37 2 11 76 54 42 110 1 1 0.240 0.300 0.674 0.2738 0.306 3.51
Total - S A
S A
98 422 389 106 26 2 12 53 42 17 75 1 0 0.273 0.314 0.756 0.3052 0.345 4.78
Total - R
R
158 627 562 158 39 2 16 89 65 36 102 2 0 0.281 0.341 0.784 0.3135 0.362 8.44
Total - INT
INT
163 677 592 140 34 1 26 87 69 64 115 2 0 0.237 0.325 0.754 0.2500 0.339 6.39

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Oakland - TBC
OAK - TBC
1996 C 15 131.0 127 11 0 1.000 9.481 0.846 0.67
Charlotte - TBC
CHA - TBC
1993 C 81 711.2 605 60 9 0.987 8.410 0.978 -0.36
Charlotte - TBC
CHA - TBC
1992 C 61 537.2 426 33 3 0.994 7.683 1.148 0.38
Charlotte - TBC
CHA - TBC
1991 C 53 473.2 456 38 2 0.996 9.386 0.705 0.07
Maine - TBC
ME - TBC
1990 C 76 684.2 602 51 5 0.992 8.584 1.135 2.20
Maine - TBC
ME - TBC
1989 C 31 271.0 263 20 5 0.983 9.399 1.111 0.04
Total C 317 2809.2 2479 213 24 3.00

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Tijuana - MBL
TIJ - MBL
1998 C 79 717.1 563 47 5 0.992 7.653 0.914 1.55
Tijuana - MBL
TIJ - MBL
1997 C 79 711.2 574 57 1 0.998 7.980 1.102 1.08
MIN - AAA
1996 C 56 489.2 428 45 2 0.996 8.694 1.235 2.73
MIN - AAA
1995 C 40 348.0 259 20 3 0.989 7.216 1.167 0.02
MIN - AAA
1994 C 58 518.0 444 38 1 0.998 8.375 1.235 2.33
Bangor - AAA
BAN - AAA
1989 C 46 410.1 366 37 4 0.990 8.839 1.111 1.12
Bangor - AAA
BAN - AAA
1988 C 75 672.1 612 61 2 0.997 9.009 1.245 4.00
Bangor - AAA
BAN - AAA
1987 C 72 628.2 608 45 6 0.991 9.348 0.948 -1.42
Bangor - AAA
BAN - AAA
1986 C 18 150.0 117 7 1 0.992 7.440 0.000 0.04
Portland - U27
POR - U27
1986 C 63 559.2 492 57 4 0.993 8.829 1.182 3.23
Portland - U27
POR - U27
1985 C 86 787.0 668 68 8 0.989 8.417 0.938 -0.56
Rockland - U24
RLD - U24
1984 C 85 774.0 757 83 5 0.994 9.767 1.006 2.45
Rockland - U24
RLD - U24
1983 C 59 513.1 637 39 6 0.991 11.852 0.705 -2.85
Syracuse - U22
SYR - U22
1982 C 45 394.0 406 38 5 0.989 10.142 1.050 1.51
SI - U20
1982 C 40 360.0 322 27 1 0.997 8.725 0.839 -0.81
Texas - U22
UT - U22
1981 C 53 469.1 502 44 6 0.989 10.470 0.973 0.34
GC - U20
1981 C 11 96.0 94 7 3 0.971 9.469 0.561 -0.54
Total C 1064 9414.1 8692 782 70 16.70
Date Team Players Sent Team Players Sent
Sept. 2, 1981 Austin Tony Mendoza
Maine Dan Giannattasio
Sept. 2, 1996 Oakland 350th rd. pick Pittsburgh Tony Mendoza
317th rd. pick
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
All-Star 1992 Maine (TBC)
1991 Maine (TBC)
1988 Durham (AAA)
1985 Myrtle Beach (U27)
Gold Glove 1998 - C Tijuana (MBL)
1994 - C Boston (AAA)
1988 - C Durham (AAA)
Silver Slugger 1998 - C Tijuana (MBL)
Championship Series MVP 1987 Durham (AAA)
Player of the Week Aug 1, 1994 Boston (AAA)
Aug 9, 1993 Maine (TBC)
Jul 6, 1992 Maine (TBC)
Jul 17, 1989 Durham (AAA)
Sep 9, 1985 Myrtle Beach (U27)
Similar Players (C)
Note: See Baseball Reference formula (primary position)
Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg IBB Rank
1990 TBC 6 5
1993 TBC 9 5
Year Lg HBP Rank
1990 TBC 11 2
1992 TBC 9 5
1993 TBC 8 5
Year Lg SF Rank
1990 TBC 5 3
1992 TBC 3 10