Rafael Ticas
New Orleans Pelicans (ML)
Rafael Ticas
Birthdate:
June 7, 1971 (30 y, 1 m, 12 d)
Born In:
Hobbs, NM, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
1B
Bats/Throws:
L/R
Height/Weight:
5'11"/204
Entry:
1992 Draft - Round: 2, Overall: 32, Team: New Orleans Pelicans
Contract:
$174k / 3 years (2000-2002)
ML Service Time:
6 years, 61 days

2001 Season Batting Summary

Team G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS wOBA BABIP wRC+ WAR ZR
NOLA - TBC
24 92 28 6 0 1 11 7 10 6 2 1 0.304 0.381 0.783 0.341 0.314 116 0.49 1.05

2001 Season Fielding Summary

Team Pos G IP PO A E Fld % Eff ZR
NOLA - TBC
1B 24 202.0 207 12 1 0.9955 1.0535 1.046
Current Status
MLB Service Time 6 years, 61 days
40-man Service Time 6 years, 61 days
Time as Pro 9 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership High
Loyalty Normal
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Unknown
Local Fair
Current Contract
2000 $58k
2001 $58k ($42.2k left)
2002 $58k
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
All-Star Bonus$840
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 6 5 3 4 7
vs R 7 6 3 4 7
vs L 6 5 3 4 6
Potential 6 6 3 5 7
Fielding C IF OF
Range 5 3
Error 4 6
Arm 2 3 2
Turn DP 5
C Ability 2
Position
First 5
Second 4
Run/Bunt
Speed 6
Stealing 7
Running 8
Sac Bunt 5
Bunt for Hit 3
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 4 3 2
vs R 3 3 2
vs L 4 3 2
Potential 4 3 2
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 4 4
Changeup 5 5
Other Pitching
Velocity 87-89 mph
GB % 51%
Arm Slot Normal
Stamina 7
Hold 4
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2001-06-18
1B defense increased from 4 to 5
Stuff Potential increased from 3 to 4
Stuff increased from 3 to 4
2001-06-07
Contact vs R increased from 6 to 7
Gap decreased from 6 to 5
1B defense increased from 2 to 4
2001-01-07
Gap increased from 5 to 6
2000-12-30
Weight increased from 203 to 204
2000-12-22
Weight increased from 202 to 203
2000-11-28
Gap decreased from 6 to 5
Eye Potential increased from 4 to 5
Stuff Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Changeup increased from 4 to 5
Position changed from 2B to 1B
Weight increased from 201 to 202
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
2000-08-13
1B defense decreased from 3 to 2
2000-08-08
Weight decreased from 202 to 201
2000-05-29
Contact Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Contact decreased from 7 to 6
Contact vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Sac Bunt increased from 4 to 5
Stuff decreased from 4 to 3
Changeup decreased from 5 to 4
Weight increased from 200 to 202
2000-01-07
Contact Potential increased from 6 to 7
Contact increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 7 to 6
1999-11-07
Contact Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Contact decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff increased from 3 to 4
Local Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
1999-10-21
Weight decreased from 201 to 200
1999-07-19
Weight decreased from 202 to 201
1999-07-14
Weight decreased from 203 to 202
1999-05-29
Eye vs L increased from 3 to 4
Infield Error decreased from 5 to 4
Control Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Control decreased from 3 to 2
Control vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Control vs L decreased from 3 to 2
1999-01-07
Stuff decreased from 4 to 3
1998-12-14
Weight increased from 202 to 203
1998-11-28
Weight increased from 201 to 202
1998-11-06
Control Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Changeup Pot decreased from 6 to 5
Weight decreased from 202 to 201
Local Popularity increased from Insignficant to Fair
1998-09-02
Weight increased from 201 to 202
1998-05-29
Eye vs L decreased from 4 to 3
Stuff increased from 3 to 4
Movement Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Control Potential decreased from 5 to 4
1998-04-29
Speed increased from 5 to 6
1998-01-31
Weight decreased from 202 to 201
1998-01-15
Weight decreased from 203 to 202
1998-01-07
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 6 to 7
1997-12-14
Weight increased from 202 to 203
1997-11-06
Eye vs L increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 6 to 7
Control vs L decreased from 4 to 3
Local Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
1997-07-29
Speed decreased from 6 to 5
1997-06-19
Control vs L increased from 3 to 4
1997-05-29
Contact increased from 6 to 7
Contact vs R increased from 6 to 7
Stuff vs L increased from 3 to 4
Control vs L decreased from 4 to 3
1997-04-29
Weight decreased from 204 to 202
1997-01-07
Eye increased from 3 to 4
1996-11-07
Eye vs R increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 5 to 6
Stuff vs L decreased from 4 to 3
Control vs L increased from 3 to 4
Weight increased from 203 to 204
Local Popularity increased from Insignficant to Fair
1996-08-18
Weight increased from 202 to 203
1996-08-08
Weight increased from 201 to 202
1996-07-04
Contact vs L increased from 5 to 6
Gap vs L increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks increased from 5 to 6
Sac Bunt decreased from 5 to 4
Infield Error increased from 4 to 5
Stuff vs L increased from 3 to 4
Weight increased from 200 to 201
1996-05-29
Contact Potential increased from 6 to 7
Gap increased from 5 to 6
Gap vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 5 to 6
Sac Bunt increased from 4 to 5
Infield Error decreased from 5 to 4
Weight increased from 197 to 200
1995-12-30
Gap decreased from 6 to 5
Sac Bunt decreased from 5 to 4
Stealing increased from 6 to 7
Control Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 195 to 197
Local Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
1995-10-18
Stealing decreased from 7 to 6
Weight increased from 193 to 195
1995-08-03
Contact Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Infield Error increased from 4 to 5
P defense decreased from 7 to 0
1B defense increased from 2 to 3
Weight decreased from 195 to 193
1995-01-07
Contact Potential increased from 6 to 7
Contact increased from 5 to 6
Contact vs R increased from 5 to 6
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
Sac Bunt increased from 4 to 5
Stealing increased from 6 to 7
Stuff Potential increased from 3 to 4
Movement Potential decreased from 5 to 4
GB% decreased from 52% to 51%
Changeup Pot increased from 5 to 6
Weight increased from 192 to 195
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Fair
1994-07-09
Contact Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Contact vs L increased from 4 to 5
Gap increased from 4 to 6
Gap vs R increased from 5 to 6
Gap vs L increased from 3 to 5
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
Baserunning increased from 7 to 8
Infield Range decreased from 6 to 5
Outfield Range decreased from 4 to 3
1B defense increased from 0 to 2
Stuff Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Movement Potential increased from 4 to 5
Changeup Pot decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 188 to 192
Local Popularity decreased from Insignficant to Unknown
1993-09-07
Contact increased from 4 to 5
Contact vs R increased from 4 to 5
Gap increased from 3 to 4
Gap vs R increased from 3 to 5
Eye vs L increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 2 to 3
Bunt for Hit decreased from 4 to 3
Speed decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff Potential increased from 3 to 4
Movement Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Changeup Pot increased from 5 to 6
Weight increased from 182 to 188
1992-12-06
Eye vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Movement Potential increased from 4 to 5
Weight increased from 180 to 182
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant

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
NOLA - TBC
2001 30 24 105 92 28 6 0 1 11 7 10 6 2 1 0.304 0.381 0.783 0.3140 0.341 0.49
NOLA - TBC
2000 29 88 359 340 104 18 1 2 25 42 17 28 12 9 0.306 0.343 0.725 0.3290 0.320 1.24
NOLA - TBC
1999 28 88 359 335 110 23 4 6 36 41 15 31 8 5 0.328 0.363 0.838 0.3455 0.360 1.47
NOLA - TBC
1998 27 88 350 325 96 21 3 1 23 35 21 33 7 3 0.295 0.346 0.733 0.3265 0.321 1.42
NOLA - TBC
1997 26 88 354 329 83 14 3 3 25 31 19 33 4 1 0.252 0.300 0.641 0.2721 0.283 -0.29
NOLA - TBC
1996 25 83 351 331 107 21 3 0 26 37 12 42 13 5 0.323 0.357 0.762 0.3690 0.334 1.65
NOLA - TBC
1995 24 71 275 263 66 11 4 0 11 16 7 56 7 2 0.251 0.276 0.600 0.3158 0.264 -0.06
NOLA - TBC
1994 23 18 67 62 19 2 0 0 5 3 3 13 3 1 0.307 0.343 0.682 0.3800 0.300 0.09
Total - TBC
TBC
548 2220 2077 613 116 18 13 162 212 104 242 56 27 0.295 0.336 0.723 0.3277 0.316 6.02

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
BR - AAA
1994 23 64 280 255 73 20 0 0 22 30 20 38 9 7 0.286 0.343 0.708 0.3333 0.319 0.54
Reno - U27
REN - U27
1993 22 80 353 328 95 28 1 2 26 50 20 48 16 9 0.290 0.331 0.731 0.3310 0.329 1.44
Buffalo - U24
BUF - U24
1992 21 69 293 270 81 19 3 0 24 34 20 48 9 7 0.300 0.355 0.748 0.3649 0.338 0.48
Tulane - U22
TUL - U22
1992 21 12 45 42 20 2 0 0 7 6 3 7 3 1 0.476 0.511 1.035 0.5714 0.474 0.73
None - None
None - None
1991 20 42 214 197 61 11 5 1 38 38 15 8 39 9 0.310 0.365 0.796 0.3191 0.356 0.67
Total - ??
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42 214 197 61 11 5 1 38 38 15 8 39 9 0.310 0.365 0.796 0.3191 0.356 0.67
Total - AAA
AAA
64 280 255 73 20 0 0 22 30 20 38 9 7 0.286 0.343 0.708 0.3333 0.319 0.54
Total - AA
AA
80 353 328 95 28 1 2 26 50 20 48 16 9 0.290 0.331 0.731 0.3310 0.329 1.44
Total - A
A
69 293 270 81 19 3 0 24 34 20 48 9 7 0.300 0.355 0.748 0.3649 0.338 0.48
Total - S A
S A
12 45 42 20 2 0 0 7 6 3 7 3 1 0.476 0.511 1.035 0.5714 0.474 0.73

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
NOLA - TBC
2001 1B 24 202.0 207 12 1 0.996 9.757 1.054 1.05
NOLA - TBC
2000 2B 88 669.1 168 236 3 0.993 5.432 0.979 -0.51
NOLA - TBC
1999 1B 2 6.0 5 0 0 1.000 7.500 1.054 0.03
NOLA - TBC
1999 2B 88 696.2 174 238 15 0.965 5.323 0.903 -11.36
NOLA - TBC
1998 2B 88 726.0 181 203 7 0.982 4.760 0.978 -3.25
NOLA - TBC
1997 1B 1 3.2 3 0 0 1.000 7.364 1.068 0.07
NOLA - TBC
1997 2B 88 739.0 159 237 10 0.975 4.823 0.935 -8.80
NOLA - TBC
1996 2B 83 730.0 149 233 7 0.982 4.710 0.943 -6.26
NOLA - TBC
1995 2B 66 589.1 142 190 2 0.994 5.070 0.994 -0.64
NOLA - TBC
1994 2B 16 143.1 34 43 0 1.000 4.835 0.974 -0.63
Total 1B 27 211.2 215 12 1 1.15
Total 2B 517 4293.2 1007 1380 44 -31.45

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
BR - AAA
1994 2B 64 548.0 120 191 8 0.975 5.108 0.978 -2.28
Reno - U27
REN - U27
1993 2B 76 668.1 147 234 10 0.974 5.131 0.983 -2.15
Buffalo - U24
BUF - U24
1992 2B 67 564.2 130 149 8 0.972 4.447 0.925 -6.18
Tulane - U22
TUL - U22
1992 2B 11 93.0 27 31 0 1.000 5.613 1.001 0.01
Total 2B 218 1874.0 424 605 26 -10.60

The Baseball Classic Hitting Log

Date Opp Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB HBP SF SB CS WPA Avg OBP OPS
July 17, 2001
Jul 17
@PHO 2 - 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0.02
July 16, 2001
Jul 16
@PHO 11 - 6 4 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.12
July 15, 2001
Jul 15
@PHO 3 - 10 5 0 5 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.01
July 14, 2001
Jul 14
@PHO 4 - 5 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 -0.18
July 12, 2001
Jul 12
SF 3 - 4 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.02
July 11, 2001
Jul 11
SF 1 - 5 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.02
July 10, 2001
Jul 10
SF 3 - 5 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.10
July 9, 2001
Jul 9
SF 5 - 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.10
July 7, 2001
Jul 7
@OAK 1 - 3 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.02
July 6, 2001
Jul 6
@OAK 1 - 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.08
July 5, 2001
Jul 5
@OAK 3 - 5 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.03
July 4, 2001
Jul 4
@OAK 6 - 7 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.06
July 2, 2001
Jul 2
HOU 8 - 5 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.01
July 1, 2001
Jul 1
HOU 2 - 10 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.07
June 30, 2001
Jun 30
HOU 7 - 9 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.11
June 29, 2001
Jun 29
HOU 4 - 3 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.02
June 27, 2001
Jun 27
@LIN 5 - 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 -0.03
June 26, 2001
Jun 26
@LIN 2 - 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.16
June 25, 2001
Jun 25
@LIN 0 - 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.01
June 24, 2001
Jun 24
@LIN 1 - 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0.10
June 22, 2001
Jun 22
@KC 7 - 4 6 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.11
June 21, 2001
Jun 21
@KC 2 - 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.24
June 20, 2001
Jun 20
@KC 6 - 1 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.01
June 19, 2001
Jun 19
@KC 8 - 1 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.02
Player Awards
None
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink4
Grey Ink25
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg GS Rank
1997 TBC 88 1
1998 TBC 88 1
1999 TBC 88 1
2000 TBC 88 1
2001 TBC 24 1
Year Lg Hits Rank
1996 TBC 107 8
1999 TBC 110 10
Year Lg 2B Rank
1998 TBC 21 10
1999 TBC 23 7
Year Lg 3B Rank
1995 TBC 4 9
1996 TBC 3 10
1999 TBC 4 9
Year Lg IBB Rank
2001 TBC 1 10
Year Lg Avg Rank
1996 TBC 0.323 10
1999 TBC 0.328 9
Year Lg G Rank
1997 TBC 88 1
1998 TBC 88 1
1999 TBC 88 1
2000 TBC 88 1
2001 TBC 24 1