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Ronny Cedeno PHCubs

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
17 2792 .245 .289 .353 68 1.1
Birth Date2-2-1983
Height6' 0"
Weight195 lbs
Age36 years, 1 months, 22 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2005 CHN 22 41 89 24 3 0 1 5 11 2 1 0 .300 .356 .375 84 -1.7 0.3 -2.3 0.0
2006 CHN 23 151 572 131 18 7 6 17 109 3 8 8 .245 .271 .339 54 -31.7 -0.5 3.0 -0.5
2007 CHN 24 38 80 15 2 0 4 3 18 0 2 1 .203 .231 .392 77 -2.0 -0.4 1.4 0.2
2008 CHN 25 99 236 58 12 0 2 18 41 1 4 1 .269 .328 .352 78 -5.8 0.4 -0.2 0.2
2009 PIT 26 46 170 40 4 1 5 9 29 2 2 0 .258 .307 .394 60 -7.9 2.5 -2.6 -0.1
2009 SEA 26 59 206 31 4 2 5 10 50 1 3 2 .167 .213 .290 59 -9.7 0.7 2.6 0.1
2010 PIT 27 139 502 120 29 3 8 23 106 2 12 3 .256 .293 .382 71 -16.0 0.7 -10.6 -0.6
2011 PIT 28 128 454 103 25 3 2 30 93 0 2 5 .249 .297 .339 69 -15.3 1.7 9.4 1.4
2012 NYN 29 78 186 43 11 1 4 17 35 1 0 1 .259 .332 .410 88 -2.4 0.1 -3.0 0.1
2013 HOU 30 51 155 31 6 1 1 6 42 2 2 1 .220 .260 .298 66 -5.6 1.3 -0.4 0.1
2013 SDN 30 38 133 33 2 2 2 8 31 1 3 3 .268 .318 .366 67 -4.7 0.9 -0.6 0.1
2014 PHI 31 7 9 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 82 -0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
Career87527926291162040146567153925.245.289.35368-103.17.8-3.21.1

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2001 LNS A MDW 17 59 .000 .000 .000 .270 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 LNS A MDW 98 417 .000 .000 .000 .253 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 BOI A- NWN 29 122 .000 .000 .000 .276 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 DAY A+ FSL 107 420 .000 .000 .000 .248 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 WTN AA SOU 116 432 .000 .000 .000 .324 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 CHN MLB NL 41 89 .267 .330 .417 .338 102 -1.6 2.6 1 84 14 -2.3 0.3 -1.7 0.0
2005 IOW AAA PCL 65 275 .275 .343 .437 .371 97 16.1 5.8 2.7 120 0 3.8 1.2 5.6 1.8
2006 CHN MLB NL 151 572 .269 .330 .434 .296 97 -32.6 17.2 7 54 8 3.0 -0.5 -31.7 -0.5
2007 CHN MLB NL 38 80 .275 .337 .434 .208 104 -3.6 2.4 0.7 77 15 1.4 -0.4 -2.0 0.2
2007 IOW AAA PCL 75 327 .272 .338 .429 .391 111 13.9 9.8 4.5 141 0 -3.2 0.8 11.0 2.2
2008 CHN MLB NL 99 236 .263 .332 .411 .324 103 -3.5 6.8 1 78 9 -0.2 0.4 -5.8 0.2
2009 PIT MLB NL 46 170 .254 .325 .404 .289 97 -3 4.9 2.2 60 11 -2.6 2.5 -7.9 -0.1
2009 SEA MLB AL 59 206 .263 .327 .414 .198 98 -18.7 5.9 1.8 59 11 2.6 0.7 -9.7 0.1
2010 PIT MLB NL 139 502 .257 .322 .403 .315 93 -3.9 13.8 6.3 71 7 -10.6 0.7 -16.0 -0.6
2011 PIT MLB NL 128 454 .257 .321 .406 .313 98 -13.1 12.2 5.6 69 8 9.4 1.7 -15.3 1.4
2011 IND AAA INT 4 16 .243 .315 .368 .400 100 0.8 0.5 0.1 73 0 -0.3 -0.3 -0.7 -0.1
2011 ARA Wnt VWL 25 114 .000 .000 .000 .293 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 NYN MLB NL 78 186 .250 .310 .396 .307 95 0.1 5.1 1.1 88 14 -3.0 0.1 -2.4 0.1
2012 SLU A+ FSL 1 4 .279 .357 .435 .000 92 -0.2 0.1 0.1 69 0 0.0 0.0 -0.2 0.0
2012 BUF AAA INT 7 30 .233 .299 .356 .217 95 -4.1 0.9 0.3 51 0 0.4 0.5 -2.0 0.0
2012 ARA Wnt VWL 21 89 .000 .000 .000 .303 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 HOU MLB AL 51 155 .258 .317 .403 .303 101 -7.8 4.1 1.3 66 7 -0.4 1.3 -5.6 0.1
2013 SDN MLB NL 38 133 .256 .318 .389 .344 99 -1 3.5 1.6 67 7 -0.6 0.9 -4.7 0.1
2013 LEL A+ CAL 2 10 .324 .423 .530 .143 88 -0.4 0.3 0.1 68 0 0.2 0.1 -0.5 0.0
2014 PHI MLB NL 7 9 .245 .320 .381 .000 97 -2.2 0.2 0 82 8 0.0 0.0 -0.2 0.0
2014 LEH AAA INT 42 160 .261 .330 .389 .333 102 -3.8 4.8 1.3 95 0 -0.6 -3.3 -3.2 -0.1
2014 RNO AAA PCL 41 152 .283 .347 .431 .402 104 8 4.5 0.4 124 0 0.5 0.8 3.2 0.9
2015 OAX AAA MEX 20 79 .000 .000 .000 .236 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2015 SAC AAA PCL 61 229 .277 .340 .423 .304 98 0.1 6.3 1.1 71 0 -0.2 -0.4 -10.6 -0.4
2016 VEN Wnt CS 4 19 .000 .000 .000 .600 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2018 MAG Wnt VWL 36 155 .244 .315 .334 .348 99 0.6 1.3 0.1 91 1 0.0 0.0 2.5 0.4

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2001 LNS A MDW 59 56 9 11 4 1 1 20 2 2 18 0 2 .196 .237 .357 .161 0 0
2002 BOI A- NWN 122 110 17 24 5 2 0 33 6 9 25 8 2 .218 .273 .300 .082 2 2
2002 LNS A MDW 417 376 44 80 17 4 2 111 31 22 74 14 10 .213 .266 .295 .082 8 8
2003 DAY A+ FSL 420 380 43 80 18 1 4 112 36 21 82 19 6 .211 .252 .295 .084 12 12
2004 WTN AA SOU 432 384 39 107 19 5 6 154 48 24 74 10 10 .279 .328 .401 .122 8 8
2005 CHN MLB NL 89 80 13 24 3 0 1 30 6 5 11 1 0 .300 .356 .375 .075 0 2
2005 IOW AAA PCL 275 245 42 87 14 1 8 127 36 20 31 11 3 .355 .396 .518 .163 7 7
2006 CHN MLB NL 572 534 51 131 18 7 6 181 41 17 109 8 8 .245 .271 .339 .094 3 15
2007 CHN MLB NL 80 74 6 15 2 0 4 29 13 3 18 2 1 .203 .231 .392 .189 1 2
2007 IOW AAA PCL 327 287 52 103 15 3 10 154 37 30 46 6 4 .359 .414 .537 .178 7 7
2008 CHN MLB NL 236 216 36 58 12 0 2 76 28 18 41 4 1 .269 .328 .352 .083 0 1
2009 SEA MLB AL 206 186 15 31 4 2 5 54 17 10 50 3 2 .167 .213 .290 .124 0 9
2009 PIT MLB NL 170 155 17 40 4 1 5 61 21 9 29 2 0 .258 .307 .394 .135 0 4
2010 PIT MLB NL 502 468 42 120 29 3 8 179 38 23 106 12 3 .256 .293 .382 .126 2 7
2011 ARA Wnt VWL 114 102 9 25 4 1 1 34 15 5 21 0 0 .245 .288 .333 .088 2 3
2011 PIT MLB NL 454 413 43 103 25 3 2 140 32 30 93 2 5 .249 .297 .339 .090 5 6
2011 IND AAA INT 16 15 2 4 1 1 0 7 1 1 5 0 0 .267 .313 .467 .200 0 0
2012 NYN MLB NL 186 166 18 43 11 1 4 68 22 17 35 0 1 .259 .332 .410 .151 0 2
2012 ARA Wnt VWL 89 82 11 22 2 0 2 30 7 6 14 0 1 .268 .318 .366 .098 0 1
2012 BUF AAA INT 30 29 2 5 0 0 0 5 1 1 6 0 0 .172 .200 .172 .000 0 0
2012 SLU A+ FSL 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
2013 LEL A+ CAL 10 8 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 .125 .300 .250 .125 0 0
2013 HOU MLB AL 155 141 12 31 6 1 1 42 12 6 42 2 1 .220 .260 .298 .078 1 5
2013 SDN MLB NL 133 123 12 33 2 2 2 45 9 8 31 3 3 .268 .318 .366 .098 0 1
2014 LEH AAA INT 160 147 10 42 9 0 1 54 20 9 23 0 4 .286 .327 .367 .082 0
2014 RNO AAA PCL 152 134 29 46 8 2 3 67 23 14 25 6 0 .343 .411 .500 .157 1
2014 PHI MLB NL 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0
2015 OAX AAA MEX 79 69 10 15 2 0 2 23 7 5 13 0 0 .217 .276 .333 .116 1 3
2015 SAC AAA PCL 229 207 19 54 16 0 2 76 21 12 35 2 0 .261 .306 .367 .106 1 7
2016 VEN Wnt CS 19 19 3 9 2 0 0 11 4 0 4 0 0 .474 .474 .579 .105 0 0
2018 MAG Wnt VWL 155 142 20 43 7 0 3 59 16 8 25 1 0 .303 .346 .415 .113 1 2

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 856 0.5105 0.5105 0.8169 0.6590 0.3556 0.8785 0.6980 0.1831 0.0039
2009 1301 0.4904 0.4958 0.7907 0.6191 0.3771 0.8709 0.6640 0.2093 -0.0025
2010 1919 0.5091 0.4867 0.7955 0.6366 0.3312 0.8698 0.6474 0.2045 0.0072
2011 1712 0.4877 0.4953 0.7925 0.6275 0.3694 0.8683 0.6698 0.2075 0.0026
2012 700 0.5057 0.4214 0.8000 0.5113 0.3295 0.8785 0.6754 0.2000 -0.0039
2013 1064 0.5066 0.4925 0.7767 0.6141 0.3676 0.8671 0.6218 0.2233 0.0039
2014 33 0.5152 0.4545 0.8000 0.3529 0.5625 0.8333 0.7778 0.2000 -0.0004
Career75850.50060.48750.79420.61810.35640.87090.66060.20580.0026

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-03-02 2014-03-09 Camp 7 0 - Low Back Tightness - -
2013-09-24 2013-09-30 DTD 6 6 - Head Headache - -
2013-07-10 2013-07-14 DTD 4 3 Left Contusion Great Toe - -
2013-05-19 2013-05-24 DTD 5 4 - General Medical Illness Sinus Infection - -
2012-09-13 2012-09-17 DTD 4 3 Right Thigh Tightness Hamstring - -
2012-05-27 2012-06-22 15-DL 26 23 Left Lower Leg Strain Calf - -
2012-04-21 2012-05-11 15-DL 20 18 Left Trunk Strain Intercostal - -
2012-03-13 2012-03-16 Camp 3 0 Left Knee Inflammation Tendonitis - -
2011-07-02 2011-07-22 15-DL 20 15 Head Concussion Player Collision While Sliding Into Second Base -
2011-03-04 2011-03-07 Camp 3 0 Right Fingers Soreness Middle Finger -
2010-08-15 2010-08-20 DTD 5 5 Left Shoulder Impingement -
2010-08-13 2010-08-14 DTD 1 1 Left Shoulder Impingement -
2010-05-28 2010-05-29 DTD 1 1 Low Back Tightness -
2010-05-12 2010-05-13 DTD 1 1 Right Wrist Contusion HBP -
2010-04-25 2010-04-26 DTD 1 1 General Medical Respiratory Flu -
2010-03-29 2010-04-01 Camp 3 0 Low Back Soreness -
2010-03-15 2010-03-18 Camp 3 0 Right Hand Laceration -
2009-09-24 2009-10-05 DTD 11 11 Bilateral Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2009-08-22 2009-08-26 DTD 4 3 Right Fingers Fracture Hairline In Little Finger -
2009-04-23 2009-05-07 DTD 14 13 Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2008-09-25 2008-09-27 DTD 2 2 Shoulder Soreness -
2007-05-09 2007-05-12 Minors 3 0 Ankle Sprain -
2005-09-11 2005-09-30 DTD 19 17 Left Hand Fracture HBP -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2013 HOU $718,000
2012 NYN $1,150,000
2011 PIT $1,850,000
2010 PIT $1,125,000
2009 SEA $822,500
2008 CHN $407,000
2007 CHN $400,000
2006 CHN $336,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
8 yrPrevious$6,808,500
8 yrTotal$6,808,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
8 y 29 dPeter Greenberg1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 1/13/14 (minor-league contract). Released by Philadelphia 3/24/14. Re-signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 4/2/14 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Philadelphia 6/6/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 6/28/14. Acquired by Arizona in trade from Philadelphia 6/29/14. Refused assignment by Arizona 10/12/14.
  • 1 year/$1.15M (2013). Signed by St. Louis as a free agent 1/28/13 (non-guaranteed contract). Performance bonuses: $0.17M each for 200, 250, 300, 350, 400 plate appearances. Released by St. Louis 3/19/13 (due 45 days' pay of $282,787). 1 year/$0.718M (2013). Signed by Houston as a free agent 3/23/13. DFA by Houston 7/22/13. Released by Houston 7/28/13. Signed by San Diego as a free agent 8/4/13 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by San Diego 8/6/13.
  • 1 year/$1.15M (2012). Signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/6/12.
  • 1 year/$2.05M (2011), plus 2012 club option. Re-signed by Pittsburgh 12/2/10 (avoided arbitration). 11:$1.85M, 12:$3M club option, $0.2M buyout. 2012 option may increase based on 2011 starts: $3.5M with 140 starts, $4M with 142 starts, $4.5M with 147 starts, $5M with 150 starts. Award bonuses. Pittsburgh declined 2012 option 10/31/11.
  • 1 year/$1.125M (2010). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 12/10/09 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.8225M (2009). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/16/09 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by Seattle in trade from Chicago Cubs 1/28/09. Acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Seattle 7/29/09.
  • 1 year/$0.407M (2008). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2007). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/07. Optioned to Triple-A 5/6/07. Recalled 7/24/07. Optioned to Triple-A 8/20/07. Recalled 9/1/07.
  • 1 year/$0.336M (2006). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/06.
  • Signed 1999 by Chicago Cubs as an amateur free agent from Venezuela.

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

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DateQuestionAnswer
2011-05-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)Steven, RE: The Mets signing Reyes In spite of the Wilpons' financial mess, couldn't these factors work in favor of Reyes staying with the Mets?: 1. new minority ownership/cash 2. the bloated contracts of Beltran/K-Rod/Castillo/Ollie coming off the books 3. ownership's understanding of the impact of star talent on their brand/business Would you say that Reyes is very likely to test the free agent market, regardless of whether or not he is traded?
(mattstupp from NYC)
It could, but it also depends on what Alderson thinks he can get. The problem from my point of view is that no matter what you get back, it's not going to be an above-average shortstop, which means that the Mets will go from Reyes to having an above-average chance of having to play some Ronny Cedeno type. For all his flaws, Reyes is young enough that he should be a safe sign on a long-term deal... barring some personality issues that I'm not aware of that makes the Mets believe that once given his cookie he'll go to sleep for the duration of the deal. (Steven Goldman)
2009-06-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)With Yuni going out for a month or so with a pulled hammy, should the M's go out and get a real SS (if so, who?), or punt with Josh Wilson and Ronny Cedeno? They are only 2 1/2 games behind some flawed teams.
(Buddy Biancalana from Tumwater)
There aren't any shortstops in the market. Tejada, I guess. (Joe Sheehan)
2009-01-29 13:00:00 (link to chat)Thoughts on Seattle's off-season?
(R.J. from Beyond The Boxscore)
They turned a lot of nothing into even more somethings, which is the kind of thing Seattle needed to do. They aren't going to win in 2009, so loading up on inexpensive potential at a variety of positions was a good plan by their new G.M. I like him so far.

That last deal with Hendry...I don't know what Chicago was thinking. They essentially just dealt Felix Pie and Ronny Cedeno for a meh reliever that doesn't have the pitches to start, despise his constant need to do so. (Marc Normandin)
2008-11-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)The Cubs are rumored to be the front runners for Peavy. You mentioned it should take 3 top 100 prospects to get him, do the Cubs even have one outside of Vitters? I don't see how they take Felix Pie, Sean Marshall and Ronny Cedeno for Peavy, do you?
(Parker from Chicago)
No. The Cubs would have to include Vitters. Would Vitters, Pie and an arm do it? The Padres really need a center fielder. Would the Cubs even trade Vitters? (Joe Sheehan)
2008-06-27 14:00:00 (link to chat)Given that Theriot's performance has likely entrenched him in the starting lineup, and Ronny Cedeno's performance seemingly has him getting the lion-share of middle infield spot starts, what is Mike Fontenot's use now? Does he have any value in a trade? He seems like he could possibly bring the offensive value of Mark Derosa if he got the playing time. Also, what does Rich Hill have to do in order to return to the majors? Change teams?
(mlapointe from chicago)
Fontenot's getting starts at second with DeRosa moving out to left in the positional wheel that Piniella has been employing whenever his roster's Soriano-free, and it works pretty nicely. Add in that it means that he's got a bench player kept sharp with a goodly amount of playing time, and it makes for a better stabbity to go after the opposition with when he's back to pinch-hitting. And if Theriot or Cedeno or DeRosa goes down, it's a happier thing to be the team that still has Fontenot. He'd make for a mediocre regular, and while that might make him wealthy, I think it's more useful to keep him on this roster, especially as the lefty alternative to the righty-hitting Reed Johnson off of the bench.

Hill... it's a gut-wrenching thing to see a guy's control just go away like that. I'd trade for him, but I'm not sure the Cubs can afford to trust him until he gives Iowa a good month or so. It's interesting that Will brought up the Cubs in today's lead article about dealing for Sabathia--I would think that Hill would make a pretty important piece in such a swap, although it would be a bit risky to have both Cliff Lee and Hill in the same rotation. That would be sort of a southpaw roller-coaster ride that would require splatter shielding to protect bystanders. (Christina Kahrl)
2008-03-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)Ronny Cedeno and Eric Patterson--are they in the Cubs' plans for '08? Should they be? If I may indulge one more, what do you expect from Franklin Morales in '08 and down the road? Thanks!
(jromero from seattle)
At the moment it certainly doesn't seem like either is the Cub's first choice for a starting spot in the middle infield. Theriot would be pretty easy to displace at short, but Cedeno, as good as his minor-league numbers are, simply hasn't hit in his major-league opportunities.

As for Patterson, the Cubs are even deeper at 2B, with Mark De Rosa and Mike Fontenot, another Piniella favorite ahead of him. Patterson's got youth and more upside, but the other two were a pretty capable tandem last year, and PECOTA likes both of them - they're .360 OBPs and average-plus fielders, whereas Patterson's a .340 OBP type with below-average D.

Morales - as critical a part of the Rox run last year, I see him struggling a little bit. He's got to cut down the walks to succeed at Coors. (Jay Jaffe)
2008-02-28 14:00:00 (link to chat)The Orioles are starting to be slightly interesting again. What could be the realistic upside, prospect-wise, in trading Roberts to the Cubs?
(Tim from DC)
Given their shortage of shortstop prospects, they should definitely gun for getting Ronny Cedeno. Beyond that, I would expect pitching and more pitching, because everyone covets arms, and the Cubs have a pretty good track record for drafting and developing them. (Christina Kahrl)
2008-01-17 14:00:00 (link to chat)Do you foresee any way the Cubs can upgrade at SS over Theriot. Other than Cedeno finally taking the next step?
(John from Cedar Falls)
I think that's it--it's up to Ronny Cedeno to just step in and win the job, because as fun a player as Theriot is, he's filler. (Christina Kahrl)
2008-01-09 13:00:00 (link to chat)Ronny Cedeno looks like he'll be moved today... looking forward, can he be an above-average shortstop ?
(Nate from Baltimore)
Yes. I know I'm the only guy on this bandwagon, and I'm on a lonsome desert highway, but I still think he can be a pretty good player. (Kevin Goldstein)


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