P Luis Rivera #17
Age: 24 | Bats: R | Throws: R | Morale: Very Unhappy    
11/06/2026
P LUIS RIVERA #17 - AGE: 24 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: VERY UNHAPPY
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
29 0 2-3 0 4.57 43.1 33 3 41 30 1.71 -0.5
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 14 12 15 20
Movement 15 13 16 15
Control 8 7 8 12
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Curveball 4 20
Sinker 17 17
 
 
 
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 95-97 Mph
Stamina 14
Suggested Role Strictly BP
Type Extreme Groundball
Hold Runners 9
Defense 5
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 4
Stealing Ability: 1
Baserunning Inst.: 1
Sacrifice Bunt: 19
Bunt for Hit: 1
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
09/20/2026 ARI Loss, 1-10 4.1 1 1 1 2 3
09/08/2026 MIN Loss, 1-10 2.0 2 1 1 1 2
09/01/2026 OAK Loss, 5-7 0.1 0 0 0 0 0
08/16/2026 SEA Loss, 1-6 2.0 0 1 1 4 2
08/08/2026 @ LAN Loss, 2-6 1.0 0 0 0 1 0
08/04/2026 @ SEA Loss, 5-9 0.2 2 1 0 0 0
07/28/2026 @ COL Win, 5-2 1.2 4 1 1 0 0
07/14/2026 OAK Win, 13-5 1.0 0 0 0 1 0
07/09/2026 CHA Loss, 4-7 1.2 0 0 0 1 0
07/02/2026 @ TB Loss, 3-5 2.0 1 2 1 2 0 Loss
PERSONALITY
Rivera dogs it too often.
High: Loyalty
Low: Work Ethic
Birthday:05/27/2002
Born in:Caracas, DIS
Nationality:Venezuelan
Height:6' 7"
Weight:225 lbs
Local Popularity:Unknown
National Pop.:Unknown
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$750,000
Signed Through:2026 Season
Major Service:2 Years, None
Service This Yr:187 Days
40-Man Service:3 Years, None
Pro Service:5 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not yet, but possibly eligible after this season
Option Years:Out of option years
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:-
THESHOW 2026 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 29 0 2 3 0 4.57 43.1 33 25 22 3 41 30 0 0.0 0 0 0.0
Pitching SVO BS SV% RA GF R/9 H/9 K/9 BB/9 FIP WHIP FIP- WAR BABIP        
Overall 3 3 0.0 29 9 15.37 6.85 6.23 8.52 5.14 1.71 120 -0.5 .244        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 74 18 7 0 3 15 25 10 1 1 0 .243 .430 .459 .889      
vs. RHB 81 15 3 1 0 10 16 20 0 1 0 .185 .320 .247 .567      
THESHOW 2026 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
April 9 0 1 1 0 7.15 11.1 9 9 9 0 16 10  
May 6 0 0 1 0 6.97 10.1 11 9 8 2 12 8  
June 3 0 0 0 0 0.00 3.0 2 0 0 0 1 3  
July 5 0 1 1 0 2.16 8.1 6 3 2 1 4 2  
August 3 0 0 0 0 2.45 3.2 2 2 1 0 5 2  
September 3 0 0 0 0 2.70 6.2 3 2 2 0 3 5  
Spring Training 5 0 1 1 0 2.31 11.2 9 6 3 1 10 5  
Last Year 32 0 2 5 0 5.16 45.1 41 27 26 1 48 23  
Career 61 0 4 8 0 4.87 88.2 74 52 48 4 89 53  
Home 16 0 2 0 0 2.33 27.0 12 7 7 1 23 21  
Road 13 0 0 3 0 8.27 16.1 21 18 15 2 18 9  
Grass 28 0 2 2 0 4.57 41.1 32 23 21 3 39 30  
Turf 1 0 0 1 0 4.50 2.0 1 2 1 0 2 0  
Day 11 0 1 2 0 7.31 16.0 11 14 13 1 22 15  
Night 18 0 1 1 0 2.96 27.1 22 11 9 2 19 15  
As Reliever / Substitution 29 0 2 3 0 4.57 43.1 33 25 22 3 41 30  
CAREER PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
2025 Houston - MLB 23 32 0 2 5 0 5.16 45.1 41 27 26 1 48 23 0 0 1.96 .292 5.28 -0.7 74
2026 Houston - MLB 24 29 0 2 3 0 4.57 43.1 33 25 22 3 41 30 0 0 1.71 .244 5.14 -0.5 94
Total MLB 61 0 4 8 0 4.87 88.2 74 52 48 4 89 53 0 0 1.84 .269 5.21 -1.2 84
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
2021 Idaho Falls - R 19 18 0 1 3 10 6.00 15.0 13 10 10 2 11 19 0 0 1.60 .306 6.60 -0.2 90
2021 West Virginia - S A 19 10 0 0 2 3 4.66 9.2 5 5 5 1 11 13 0 0 1.66 .211 6.38 -0.2 96
2022 Houston (DSL) - R 20 26 1 1 4 13 4.94 27.1 22 15 15 4 21 37 0 0 1.57 .305 6.01 -0.4 96
2023 Houston (DSL) - R 21 28 0 1 4 14 4.26 31.2 24 15 15 3 19 36 0 0 1.36 .269 4.96 0.1 111
2023 Tri-City - S A 21 1 0 0 0 1 0.00 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1.00 .500 0.34 0.1 999
2024 Lancaster - A 22 18 0 0 5 8 3.79 19.0 13 11 8 2 17 23 0 0 1.58 .268 5.45 -0.3 113
2024 Corpus Christi - AA 22 13 0 0 4 9 8.25 12.0 18 11 11 0 12 3 0 0 2.50 .409 5.37 -0.2 50
Total TEX 13 0 0 4 9 8.25 12.0 18 11 11 0 12 3 0 0 2.50 .409 5.37 50.2
Total CAL 18 0 0 5 8 3.79 19.0 13 11 8 2 17 23 0 0 1.58 .268 5.45 113.2
Total NYP 11 0 0 2 4 4.22 10.2 6 5 5 1 11 15 0 0 1.59 .238 5.81 180.7
Total PIO 18 0 1 3 10 6.00 15.0 13 10 10 2 11 19 0 0 1.60 .306 6.60 90.0
Total DSL 54 1 2 8 27 4.58 59.0 46 30 30 7 40 73 0 0 1.46 .285 5.45 104.5
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
2025 Houston - MLB P 30 0 0 8 0 8 0 1.000 45.1 1.59 -0.5 1.034
2026 Houston - MLB P 28 0 0 9 1 10 1 .900 43.1 1.87 -0.8 .939
TOTAL P 58 0 0 17 1 18 1 .944 88.2 1.73 -1.3 .981
PLAYER HISTORY
01/01/2021 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 6 (20); Movement: 12 (16); Control: 3 (12).
07/31/2021 Was traded by the Kansas City Royals to the Pittsburgh Pirates, along with 3B Maikel Franco, RF Tim Cobb, CL Juan Morales, SP Bob Andrzejewski, in exchange for SP Gerrit Cole.
11/11/2021 Was traded by the Pittsburgh Pirates to the Houston Astros, along with SS Chris Blackburn, SP Bob Andrzejewski, RF Tim Cobb, 3B Mitchell Delfino, in exchange for CF Mike Thomas, SS Joey Carlisle.
01/01/2022 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 8 (20); Movement: 13 (16); Control: 4 (12).
03/30/2022 Injured (flu), day-to-day for one week.
01/01/2023 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 9 (20); Movement: 15 (16); Control: 4 (12).
01/01/2024 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 9 (20); Movement: 15 (15); Control: 6 (12).
08/30/2024 Suspended 2 games after ejection following a brawl.
12/05/2024 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $750,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2025 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 10 (20); Movement: 15 (15); Control: 6 (12).
05/06/2025 Injured (Finger blister), day-to-day for 2 weeks.
11/29/2025 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $750,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2026 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 14 (20); Movement: 15 (15); Control: 7 (12).
07/14/2026 Injured (Mild abdominal strain), day-to-day for 6 days.
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