Franklin Esmeralda
Free Agent
Franklin Esmeralda
Birthdate:
June 5, 1968 (33 y, 6 m, 17 d)
Born In:
Cacocum, HOL, CUB
Nationality:
Cuban
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'0"/212
Entry:
Unknown
Contract:
Free Agent
ML Service Time:
5 years, 91 days
Current Status
MLB Service Time 5 years, 91 days
40-man Service Time 6 years, 55 days
Time as Pro 16 years
Roster Status Unknown
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership High
Loyalty Normal
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic High
Popularity
National Unknown
Local Unknown
Current Contract
Free Agent
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 4 3 3 3 4
vs R 4 3 3 3 4
vs L 4 3 3 3 4
Potential 4 3 3 3 4
Fielding C IF OF
Range 2 2
Error 3 3
Arm 2 7 3
Turn DP 2
C Ability 2
Position
Pitcher 2
Run/Bunt
Speed 2
Stealing 2
Running 3
Sac Bunt 7
Bunt for Hit 2
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 7 4 3
vs R 7 5 3
vs L 7 4 3
Potential 7 4 3
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 7 7
Curveball 7 8
Other Pitching
Velocity 94-96 mph
GB % 52%
Arm Slot Normal
Stamina 3
Hold 6
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2001-11-07
Movement Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Movement decreased from 5 to 4
Changeup Pot decreased from 2 to 0
Changeup decreased from 2 to 0
Weight increased from 210 to 212
Local Popularity decreased from Fair to Unknown
2001-08-08
Weight increased from 209 to 210
2001-06-18
Movement Potential increased from 4 to 5
Movement increased from 4 to 5
2001-06-07
Movement Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Movement decreased from 5 to 4
2001-01-07
Movement Potential increased from 4 to 5
Movement increased from 4 to 5
2000-12-30
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
2000-12-22
Weight decreased from 210 to 209
2000-12-06
Weight decreased from 211 to 210
2000-11-28
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
Curveball decreased from 8 to 7
Weight decreased from 212 to 211
Local Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
2000-09-24
Weight decreased from 213 to 212
2000-09-19
Weight decreased from 214 to 213
2000-08-23
Weight decreased from 215 to 214
2000-06-18
Weight increased from 214 to 215
2000-05-29
Movement vs R increased from 4 to 5
GB% increased from 48% to 52%
Curveball increased from 7 to 8
2000-01-07
GB% decreased from 50% to 48%
1999-11-07
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Outfield Arm decreased from 4 to 3
Movement Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Movement decreased from 5 to 4
Movement vs R decreased from 5 to 4
GB% decreased from 53% to 50%
Curveball decreased from 8 to 7
Weight decreased from 215 to 214
Local Popularity increased from Insignficant to Fair
1999-05-29
Movement vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Control Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Control decreased from 4 to 3
Control vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Control vs L decreased from 4 to 3
1999-01-31
Weight increased from 214 to 215
1998-11-06
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
Control Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Control decreased from 5 to 4
Control vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Control vs L decreased from 5 to 4
GB% decreased from 55% to 53%
1998-08-23
Weight increased from 213 to 214
1998-05-29
GB% increased from 54% to 55%
1998-01-31
Weight decreased from 214 to 213
1998-01-07
Control vs L increased from 4 to 5
GB% decreased from 55% to 54%
1997-11-06
Eye Potential increased from 2 to 3
Eye increased from 2 to 3
Eye vs R increased from 2 to 3
Control Potential increased from 4 to 5
Control increased from 4 to 5
Control vs R increased from 4 to 5
GB% increased from 51% to 55%
1997-09-29
Weight increased from 213 to 214
1997-06-24
P defense decreased from 3 to 2
1997-06-19
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
1997-05-29
Movement vs L increased from 4 to 5
GB% increased from 47% to 51%
Weight increased from 212 to 213
1997-01-07
Stamina decreased from 4 to 3
1996-11-07
Eye vs L increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks decreased from 4 to 3
Movement increased from 4 to 5
GB% increased from 46% to 47%
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
1996-09-24
Weight increased from 211 to 212
1996-08-28
Weight increased from 210 to 211
1996-07-04
Contact increased from 3 to 4
Contact vs R increased from 3 to 4
Gap Potential increased from 2 to 3
Gap increased from 2 to 3
Gap vs R increased from 2 to 3
Gap vs L increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 3 to 4
Stuff vs L increased from 6 to 7
Movement decreased from 5 to 4
1996-05-29
Contact decreased from 4 to 3
Contact vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Movement vs L decreased from 5 to 4
GB% decreased from 48% to 46%
Stamina decreased from 6 to 4
1995-12-30
Contact increased from 3 to 4
Contact vs R increased from 3 to 4
GB% decreased from 49% to 48%
Weight increased from 209 to 210
Local Popularity decreased from Insignficant to Unknown
1995-08-03
Contact decreased from 4 to 3
Stuff increased from 6 to 7
Movement vs R decreased from 6 to 5
GB% decreased from 53% to 49%
Weight increased from 208 to 209
1995-01-07
Contact vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Outfield Arm increased from 3 to 4
Movement vs R increased from 5 to 6
GB% increased from 52% to 53%
Position changed from CL to RP
Role changed from CL to RP
Weight increased from 205 to 208
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Insignficant
1994-07-09
Contact vs R increased from 3 to 4
Eye Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Outfield Error decreased from 4 to 3
Stuff vs R increased from 6 to 7
Curveball increased from 7 to 8
Weight increased from 200 to 205
Local Popularity increased from Insignficant to Well Known
1993-09-07
Contact increased from 3 to 4
Power Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 2 to 3
Outfield Range decreased from 3 to 2
P defense decreased from 4 to 3
Stuff vs L increased from 5 to 6
GB% decreased from 54% to 52%
Weight increased from 197 to 200
1992-12-06
Power Potential increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Weight increased from 190 to 197
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Insignficant
1992-01-27
Avoid Ks increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 2 to 3
Control increased from 3 to 4
Control vs R increased from 3 to 4
Control vs L increased from 3 to 4
GB% increased from 52% to 54%
Weight increased from 189 to 190
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Well Known
1991-08-08
Power Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 2 to 3
Movement increased from 4 to 5
Movement vs R increased from 4 to 5
Movement vs L increased from 4 to 5
Control decreased from 4 to 3
Control vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Control vs L decreased from 4 to 3
GB% increased from 50% to 52%
Curveball increased from 6 to 7
Position changed from RP to CL
Role changed from RP to CL
1990-10-21
Stuff increased from 5 to 6
Control vs L increased from 3 to 4
Weight increased from 188 to 189
1990-07-04
Stuff Potential decreased from 8 to 7
Stuff decreased from 6 to 5
Control increased from 3 to 4
Control vs R increased from 3 to 4
Weight increased from 187 to 188
1990-01-07
Contact vs L increased from 3 to 4
Stuff increased from 5 to 6
Stuff vs R increased from 5 to 6
GB% decreased from 52% to 50%
1989-11-07
Eye Potential increased from 2 to 3
Stuff Potential increased from 7 to 8
Weight increased from 186 to 187
Local Popularity decreased from Insignficant to Unknown
1989-07-09
Control Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Weight increased from 184 to 186
1989-01-07
Power Potential increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Bunt for Hit decreased from 3 to 2
Infield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff Potential increased from 5 to 7
Stuff increased from 3 to 5
Stuff vs R increased from 3 to 5
Stuff vs L increased from 3 to 5
Movement vs L increased from 3 to 4
GB% decreased from 53% to 52%
Fastball increased from 6 to 7
Curveball increased from 5 to 6
Position changed from SP to RP
Role changed from SP to RP
Weight increased from 182 to 184
Local Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant

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
Oklahoma - TBC
OKL - TBC
2000 32 0 6 7.0 1-0 0 8 6 21.62% 16.22% 0.00% 70.59% 41.67% 0.455 6.429 3.654 92 5.239 2.77 0.06
Oklahoma - TBC
OKL - TBC
1999 31 0 8 10.0 2-1 0 4 5 8.00% 10.00% 6.00% 53.19% 52.17% 0.361 11.700 8.099 205 5.899 3.60 -0.63
Oklahoma - TBC
OKL - TBC
1998 30 0 6 8.0 0-1 0 9 6 25.00% 16.67% 0.00% 76.92% 57.14% 0.333 3.375 2.218 58 3.380 1.16 0.25
Oklahoma - TBC
OKL - TBC
1997 29 7 13 56.0 3-2 0 42 19 18.18% 8.23% 2.16% 77.05% 45.00% 0.256 3.375 3.714 100 4.265 -0.34 0.69
Oklahoma - TBC
OKL - TBC
1996 28 0 22 25.0 2-2 0 27 8 28.13% 8.33% 2.08% 72.07% 56.82% 0.254 3.240 2.735 75 2.794 0.51 0.55
Oklahoma - TBC
OKL - TBC
1995 27 0 18 27.0 1-3 3 23 12 19.49% 10.17% 2.54% 76.72% 46.00% 0.303 3.667 4.572 119 4.568 -0.91 -0.20
Total - TBC
TBC
7 73 133.0 9-9 3 113 56 19.89% 9.86% 2.29% 73.03% 48.29% 0.291 4.196 3.941 104 4.171 0.25 0.71

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
SM - AAA
2001 33 0 12 12.1 2-6 0 14 16 20.29% 23.19% 4.35% 62.50% 50.00% 0.371 9.487 6.523 168 4.442 2.96 -0.76
CHA - AAA
1994 26 0 22 25.2 5-3 5 30 7 29.13% 6.80% 1.94% 77.21% 42.86% 0.328 2.805 2.256 57 2.519 0.55 0.78
Albany - U27
ALB - U27
1993 25 0 32 45.2 5-2 4 66 13 39.76% 7.83% 1.20% 88.24% 52.17% 0.179 0.985 1.414 38 1.746 -0.43 2.01
Albany - U27
ALB - U27
1992 24 2 18 23.2 6-0 1 24 11 23.30% 10.68% 2.91% 79.27% 51.22% 0.344 4.183 3.740 105 3.059 0.44 0.16
CAL - U24
1991 23 0 43 74.2 6-3 15 98 35 31.51% 11.25% 0.32% 84.47% 50.43% 0.281 1.446 2.028 55 2.688 -0.58 2.97
Las Vegas - AAA
LV - AAA
1990 22 0 34 45.1 1-5 2 37 40 18.50% 20.00% 1.50% 75.21% 49.43% 0.277 4.169 4.543 115 4.932 -0.37 -0.36
Pasadena - U24
PAS - U24
1989 21 13 13 60.0 4-4 0 49 29 19.37% 11.46% 3.56% 82.83% 54.92% 0.239 3.450 4.821 135 3.860 -1.37 -0.15
Arizona - U22
AZ - U22
1989 21 2 2 13.0 1-0 0 13 1 26.53% 2.04% 2.04% 83.33% 34.78% 0.265 2.077 2.435 68 2.833 -0.36 0.42
Arizona - U22
AZ - U22
1988 20 5 26 46.0 3-4 1 47 18 24.61% 9.42% 2.62% 76.47% 46.91% 0.292 3.522 3.517 98 3.173 0.00 0.47
San Jose - U20
SJ - U20
1987 19 7 15 55.0 5-2 1 47 15 20.61% 6.58% 1.75% 84.10% 55.66% 0.323 2.291 3.252 103 2.845 -0.96 0.57
San Jose - U20
SJ - U20
1986 18 17 17 111.2 6-4 0 91 27 20.18% 5.99% 0.22% 75.44% 53.07% 0.296 2.418 2.457 72 2.893 -0.04 3.08
San Jose - U20
SJ - U20
1985 17 14 14 88.0 2-9 0 62 40 15.86% 10.23% 1.53% 73.46% 52.88% 0.319 3.886 3.939 117 3.568 -0.05 0.29
Total - AAA
AAA
0 68 83.1 8-14 7 81 63 21.77% 16.94% 2.15% 72.77% 47.65% 0.307 4.536 4.132 105 4.116 0.40 -0.34
Total - AA
AA
2 50 69.1 11-2 5 90 24 33.46% 8.92% 1.86% 83.33% 51.82% 0.250 2.077 2.208 61 2.194 -0.13 2.18
Total - A
A
13 56 134.2 10-7 15 147 64 26.06% 11.35% 1.77% 83.77% 52.74% 0.261 2.339 3.273 90 3.210 -0.93 2.82
Total - S A
S A
7 28 59.0 4-4 1 60 19 25.00% 7.92% 2.50% 77.56% 44.23% 0.286 3.203 3.279 92 3.098 -0.08 0.89
Total - R
R
38 46 254.2 13-15 1 200 82 18.69% 7.66% 1.03% 76.44% 53.52% 0.310 2.898 3.141 94 3.116 -0.24 3.94

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
Oklahoma - TBC
OKL - TBC
2000 32 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Oklahoma - TBC
OKL - TBC
1999 31 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Oklahoma - TBC
OKL - TBC
1998 30 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Oklahoma - TBC
OKL - TBC
1997 29 13 18 17 4 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0.235 0.235 0.471 0.2857 0.207 -0.20
Oklahoma - TBC
OKL - TBC
1996 28 22 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.05
Oklahoma - TBC
OKL - TBC
1995 27 18 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 -0.03
Total - TBC
TBC
73 21 19 4 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 0 0 0.211 0.211 0.421 0.2667 0.186 -0.28

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
SM - AAA
2001 33 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 -0.08
CHA - AAA
1994 26 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Albany - U27
ALB - U27
1993 25 32 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.333 0.333 0.667 0.5000 0.305 -0.00
Albany - U27
ALB - U27
1992 24 18 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0.333 0.333 0.667 0.5000 0.307 -0.01
CAL - U24
1991 23 43 12 11 3 0 0 0 5 1 0 4 0 0 0.273 0.273 0.546 0.4286 0.252 -0.09
Las Vegas - AAA
LV - AAA
1990 22 34 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 -0.04
Pasadena - U24
PAS - U24
1989 21 13 20 18 4 1 0 0 1 1 1 4 0 0 0.222 0.263 0.541 0.2857 0.255 -0.05
Arizona - U22
AZ - U22
1989 21 2 6 6 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0.500 0.500 1.333 0.6000 0.588 0.17
Arizona - U22
AZ - U22
1988 20 26 9 7 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.143 0.143 0.286 0.1429 0.131 -0.17
San Jose - U20
SJ - U20
1987 19 16 18 17 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 0.294 0.294 0.588 0.4167 0.274 -0.00
San Jose - U20
SJ - U20
1986 18 17 40 34 8 1 0 0 5 2 1 4 0 0 0.235 0.257 0.522 0.2667 0.247 -0.09
San Jose - U20
SJ - U20
1985 17 14 28 23 6 0 0 0 3 0 1 5 0 0 0.261 0.292 0.553 0.3333 0.264 0.06
Total - AAA
AAA
68 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 -0.13
Total - AA
AA
50 8 6 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0.333 0.333 0.667 0.5000 0.306 -0.01
Total - A
A
56 32 29 7 1 0 0 6 2 1 8 0 0 0.241 0.267 0.543 0.3333 0.253 -0.14
Total - S A
S A
28 15 13 4 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0.308 0.308 0.769 0.3333 0.342 -0.01
Total - R
R
47 86 74 19 1 0 0 8 3 2 14 0 0 0.257 0.276 0.547 0.3167 0.258 -0.03

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Oklahoma - TBC
OKL - TBC
2000 P 6 7.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 -0.04
Oklahoma - TBC
OKL - TBC
1999 P 7 10.0 0 1 0 1.000 0.900 1.037 -0.03
Oklahoma - TBC
OKL - TBC
1998 P 6 8.0 0 1 0 1.000 1.125 1.032 0.00
Oklahoma - TBC
OKL - TBC
1997 P 13 56.0 3 4 0 1.000 1.125 1.032 -0.81
Oklahoma - TBC
OKL - TBC
1996 P 22 25.0 0 5 0 1.000 1.800 1.032 0.00
Oklahoma - TBC
OKL - TBC
1995 P 18 27.0 3 4 0 1.000 2.333 1.007 -0.02
Total P 72 133.0 6 15 0 -0.89

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
SM - AAA
2001 P 12 12.1 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.032 -0.55
CHA - AAA
1994 P 22 25.2 0 4 0 1.000 1.403 1.016 -0.05
Albany - U27
ALB - U27
1993 P 31 45.2 4 3 0 1.000 1.380 1.027 0.12
Albany - U27
ALB - U27
1992 P 18 23.2 2 1 0 1.000 1.141 1.011 0.03
CAL - U24
1991 P 43 74.2 7 4 1 0.917 1.326 0.865 -0.45
Las Vegas - AAA
LV - AAA
1990 P 34 45.1 2 6 0 1.000 1.588 1.008 -0.18
Pasadena - U24
PAS - U24
1989 P 13 60.0 5 5 0 1.000 1.500 0.991 0.02
Arizona - U22
AZ - U22
1989 P 2 13.0 0 1 0 1.000 0.692 0.995 0.08
Arizona - U22
AZ - U22
1988 P 26 46.0 1 4 1 0.833 0.978 0.796 -0.40
San Jose - U20
SJ - U20
1987 P 15 55.0 2 4 0 1.000 0.982 0.988 0.05
San Jose - U20
SJ - U20
1987 2B 1 2.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
San Jose - U20
SJ - U20
1986 P 17 111.2 2 19 1 0.955 1.693 0.998 0.45
San Jose - U20
SJ - U20
1985 P 14 88.0 5 12 0 1.000 1.739 1.070 1.08
Total P 254 617.0 30 65 3 -0.09
Total 2B 1 2.0 0 0 0 0.00
Date Team Players Sent Team Players Sent
June 18, 1990 St. Paul Jon Izaguirre
Rich Stines
Hideyuki Koda
Franklin Esmeralda
Austin Ryan Felter
Bobby Villarreal
$300k cash
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
Pitcher of the Year 1993 Albany (U27)
1991 California (U24)
1986 San Jose (U20)
All-Star 1993 Albany (U27)
1991 California (U24)
1986 San Jose (U20)
Pitcher of the Month Aug 1991 California (U24)
Player of the Week Jul 8, 1991 California (U24)
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