Esteban Salazar
Tampa Bay (DSL) Rays (R)
Esteban Salazar
Birthdate:
Nov. 14, 2000 (25 y, 2 m, 12 d)
Born In:
La Vega, LA , DOM
Nationality:
Dominican
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'1"/182
Entry:
Unknown
Contract:
Minor League
ML Service Time:
None

2025 Season Pitching Summary

Team G GS IP W-L SV SD MD BB K ERA FIP FIP- xFIP WAR
Charlotte - FSL
CHR - FSL
2 0 2.1 0-0 0 0 0 6 3 15.429 8.578 209 8.999 -0.12
HUD - NYP
4 0 4.0 0-0 0 2 0 2 4 2.250 3.562 84 4.432 0.05
Current Status
MLB Service Time None
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro 7 years
Roster Status Minor Leagues
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership High
Loyalty Very High
Desire for Win High
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Very Low
Popularity
National Unknown
Local Insignficant
Current Contract
Minor League Contract
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 4 8 2 13 3
vs R 4 8 2 12 3
vs L 5 9 2 14 3
Potential 4 8 2 14 3
Fielding C IF OF
Range 2 1
Error 5 4
Arm 1 6 4
Turn DP 2
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 6
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 1
Running 1
Sac Bunt 20
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 13 5 6
vs R 13 5 7
vs L 12 5 6
Potential 13 5 6
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 11 11
Cutter 10 10
Slider 9 9
Changeup 12 12
Other Pitching
Velocity 96-98 mph
GB % 44%
Stamina 11
Hold 9
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2026-01-26
Control Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Control decreased from 7 to 6
GB% increased from 43% to 44%
Hold decreased from 10 to 9
2026-01-10
Control vs L decreased from 7 to 6
2025-11-30
GB% decreased from 44% to 43%
Weight decreased from 183 to 182
2025-11-24
Bunt for Hit decreased from 2 to 1
Weight increased from 182 to 183
2025-11-14
Weight increased from 181 to 182
Local Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
2025-11-05
GB% increased from 43% to 44%
2025-10-20
Eye increased from 12 to 13
Fastball Pot decreased from 12 to 11
Fastball decreased from 12 to 11
2025-09-15
Bunt for Hit increased from 1 to 2
Control vs R decreased from 8 to 7
2025-08-11
Control Potential decreased from 8 to 7
Control decreased from 8 to 7
2025-08-04
Control vs L decreased from 8 to 7
2025-07-28
Contact vs L increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 2 to 3
Stuff Potential increased from 12 to 13
Stuff increased from 12 to 13
Stuff vs R increased from 12 to 13
Stamina increased from 10 to 11
Slider Pot decreased from 10 to 9
Slider decreased from 10 to 9
Changeup Pot decreased from 13 to 12
Changeup decreased from 13 to 12
2025-07-07
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 2 to 3
Stamina decreased from 15 to 10
2025-06-16
Stuff vs R decreased from 13 to 12
2025-05-19
Bunt for Hit decreased from 2 to 1
2025-05-05
Eye vs R increased from 11 to 12
Eye vs L increased from 13 to 14
Weight decreased from 182 to 181
2025-04-28
Stuff Potential decreased from 13 to 12
Stuff decreased from 13 to 12
Control vs R decreased from 9 to 8
2025-04-14
Changeup Pot decreased from 14 to 13
Changeup decreased from 14 to 13
2025-02-08
Contact increased from 3 to 4
Contact vs R increased from 3 to 4
Stuff vs L decreased from 13 to 12
Movement Potential decreased from 8 to 5
Movement decreased from 8 to 5
Movement vs R decreased from 8 to 5
Movement vs L decreased from 8 to 5
Cutter Pot decreased from 11 to 10
Cutter decreased from 11 to 10
2024-11-01
Hold increased from 9 to 10
2024-10-12
Stealing decreased from 2 to 1
2024-09-16
Eye increased from 11 to 12
Eye vs L increased from 12 to 13
2024-09-09
Contact vs L increased from 3 to 4
2024-08-12
Hold increased from 8 to 9
2024-08-05
Stuff Potential increased from 12 to 13
Stuff increased from 12 to 13
Stuff vs R increased from 12 to 13
Stuff vs L increased from 11 to 13
Changeup Pot increased from 13 to 14
Changeup increased from 13 to 14
Role changed from SP to RP
2024-07-08
Stuff increased from 11 to 12
Weight increased from 181 to 182
2024-06-10
Eye increased from 10 to 11
Eye vs R increased from 10 to 11
Eye vs L increased from 11 to 12
Stuff vs R increased from 11 to 12
Changeup increased from 12 to 13
2024-04-29
Outfield Arm decreased from 5 to 4
2024-04-22
Stuff decreased from 12 to 11
Stuff vs R decreased from 12 to 11
Stuff vs L decreased from 12 to 11
Movement increased from 7 to 8
Movement vs R increased from 7 to 8
Movement vs L increased from 7 to 8
GB% increased from 42% to 43%
Role changed from RP to SP
2024-04-15
Stuff increased from 11 to 12
Stuff vs R increased from 11 to 12
Stuff vs L increased from 11 to 12
Cutter increased from 10 to 11
Role changed from SP to RP
Weight increased from 180 to 181
2024-04-07
Stuff decreased from 12 to 11
Stuff vs R decreased from 12 to 11
Stuff vs L decreased from 12 to 11
Role changed from RP to SP
2024-03-29
Stuff increased from 11 to 12
Stuff vs R increased from 11 to 12
Stuff vs L increased from 11 to 12
Role changed from SP to RP
2024-02-25
Changeup increased from 11 to 12
2024-01-17
Stuff decreased from 12 to 11
Stuff vs R decreased from 12 to 11
Role changed from RP to SP
2023-11-13
Local Popularity increased from Insignficant to Fair
2023-09-11
Power increased from 1 to 2
Power vs R increased from 1 to 2
Power vs L increased from 1 to 2
Eye vs R increased from 9 to 10
Movement decreased from 8 to 7
Movement vs R decreased from 8 to 7
GB% decreased from 44% to 42%
Weight decreased from 181 to 180
2023-07-17
Weight decreased from 182 to 181
2023-05-29
Stuff increased from 11 to 12
Movement vs L decreased from 8 to 7
Control Potential decreased from 9 to 8
Control decreased from 9 to 8
GB% decreased from 45% to 44%
Weight increased from 181 to 182
2023-02-26
Eye increased from 9 to 10
Eye vs L increased from 10 to 11
Stealing increased from 1 to 2
Stuff vs R increased from 11 to 12
Stuff vs L increased from 10 to 11
GB% decreased from 47% to 45%
Stamina decreased from 16 to 15
Role changed from SP to RP
Weight increased from 180 to 181
2022-10-14
Stuff increased from 10 to 11
Changeup increased from 10 to 11
Weight increased from 179 to 180
2022-07-31
Stuff decreased from 11 to 10
Stamina decreased from 17 to 16
Role changed from RP to SP
2022-05-29
Contact increased from 2 to 3
Contact vs R increased from 2 to 3
Eye increased from 8 to 9
Eye vs R increased from 8 to 9
Eye vs L increased from 9 to 10
Speed decreased from 2 to 1
Infield Range decreased from 3 to 2
P defense decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff increased from 10 to 11
Stuff vs R increased from 10 to 11
Movement vs L increased from 7 to 8
Control Potential increased from 8 to 9
Control increased from 7 to 9
Control vs R increased from 8 to 9
Control vs L increased from 7 to 8
Changeup increased from 8 to 10
Weight decreased from 180 to 179
2021-04-10
Contact vs L increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks increased from 1 to 2
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 1 to 2
Movement increased from 7 to 8
Control vs R increased from 7 to 8

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
Charlotte - FSL
CHR - FSL
2025 24 0 2 2.1 0 0 0 3 6 21.43% 42.86% 0.00% 42.86% 75.00% 0.200 15.429 8.578 209 8.999 6.85 -0.12
HUD - NYP
2025 24 0 4 4.0 0 0 0 4 2 28.57% 14.29% 0.00% 66.67% 42.86% 0.125 2.250 3.562 84 4.432 -1.31 0.05
BGN - MID
2024 23 16 16 90.0 6 3 0 87 34 23.20% 9.07% 1.60% 77.35% 40.36% 0.305 3.200 3.905 94 4.050 -0.71 1.46
Charlotte - FSL
CHR - FSL
2024 23 8 8 40.1 4 3 0 40 13 25.48% 8.28% 1.91% 74.07% 43.24% 0.253 2.901 3.633 88 3.562 -0.73 0.78
BGN - MID
2023 22 8 16 61.2 6 3 2 54 16 22.59% 6.69% 1.26% 81.78% 44.44% 0.236 2.043 3.645 82 3.978 -1.60 1.26
Charlotte - FSL
CHR - FSL
2023 22 14 18 75.2 3 6 0 64 29 19.45% 8.81% 2.43% 66.46% 51.97% 0.306 5.115 4.772 115 4.272 0.34 0.40
Charlotte - FSL
CHR - FSL
2022 21 43 43 198.2 6 16 0 169 85 19.47% 9.79% 1.73% 65.14% 47.67% 0.337 5.029 4.365 108 4.200 0.66 1.81
MON - SL
2021 20 7 7 29.0 0 4 0 17 20 12.41% 14.60% 2.92% 57.27% 42.65% 0.283 7.448 6.196 142 6.089 1.25 -0.20
BGN - MID
2021 20 4 4 23.0 0 1 0 24 7 24.74% 7.22% 1.03% 65.36% 50.00% 0.355 3.913 3.537 84 3.719 0.38 0.50
Charlotte - FSL
CHR - FSL
2021 20 13 38 117.1 6 6 0 102 65 20.40% 13.00% 0.60% 75.09% 54.46% 0.282 3.068 4.267 102 4.727 -1.20 0.97
Total - AA
AA
7 7 29.0 0 4 0 17 20 12.41% 14.60% 2.92% 57.27% 42.65% 0.283 7.448 6.196 142 6.089 1.25 -0.20
Total - A
A
106 145 609.0 31 38 2 543 255 21.05% 9.89% 1.51% 70.46% 48.04% 0.304 3.946 4.192 101 4.224 -0.25 7.07
Total - S A
S A
0 4 4.0 0 0 0 4 2 28.57% 14.29% 0.00% 66.67% 42.86% 0.125 2.250 3.562 84 4.432 -1.31 0.05

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Charlotte - FSL
CHR - FSL
2025 P 2 2.1 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 -0.06
HUD - NYP
2025 P 4 4.0 0 3 0 1.000 6.750 1.031 0.04
Total P 6 6.1 0 3 0 -0.03

Florida State League Pitching Log

Date Opp Score GS IP H R ER HR BB K IBB HBP GB FB BF PI GSC WPA ERA FIP
July 19, 2025
Jul 19
LAK 2 - 7 1.2 0 1 1 0 3 2 0 0 2 1 8 32 - 0.01
July 14, 2025
Jul 14
@DYA 2 - 9 0.2 1 3 3 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 6 25 - -0.01

New York-Penn League Pitching Log

Date Opp Score GS IP H R ER HR BB K IBB HBP GB FB BF PI GSC WPA ERA FIP
Sept. 10, 2025
Sep 10
ABE 4 - 10 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 - 0.03
Sept. 9, 2025
Sep 9
@LOW 9 - 7 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 4 20 - 0.20
July 24, 2025
Jul 24
@STI 4 - 6 0.1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 17 - -0.05
July 22, 2025
Jul 22
@VER 3 - 0 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 6 21 - 0.11
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
All-Star 2024 Bowling Green (MID)