Rafael
Furcal
 
Bats: Both
Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10''
Weight: 175
 
Born: August 24, 1978 in D.R., , LOMA DE CABRER
 
Ratings - Batting     Help
                                             
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Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
2004 25 ATL NL $ 2,630,000   7 7 7 5 3 4 10 8 9 5 4 4 7 8 8
2005 26 ATL NL $ 2,630,000   8 8 8 5 4 4 10 8 9 5 4 5 8 8 8
2006 27 ATL NL $ 3,050,000   8 8 8 6 4 4 10 8 9 6 5 5 8 8 8
2007 28 ATL NL $ 3,050,000   8 8 8 6 4 4 10 8 9 6 5 5 8 8 8
2008 29 SEA AL $ 3,050,000   7 7 7 5 3 4 10 8 9 6 5 6 7 8 8
2009 30 SEA AL $ 6,500,000   7 7 7 5 3 4 10 8 9 6 5 6 7 8 8
2010 31 SEA AL $ 6,500,000   7 7 7 5 3 4 10 8 9 6 5 6 7 8 8
2011 32 SDN NL $ 6,500,000   7 7 7 3 2 2 10 8 9 6 5 5 7 7 7
2012 33 SDN NL $ 6,500,000   7 7 7 3 2 2 10 7 8 6 5 5 7 7 7
2013 34 MIL NL $ 2,500,001   5 5 5 2 1 1 8 6 6 5 4 4 5 6 6
2014 35 MIL NL     5 5 5 2 1 1 8 6 6 5 4 4 5 5 5
OOTP6 Min Ratings     5 5 5 2 1 1 8 6 6 5 4 4 5 5 5
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 6,500,000   8 8 8 6 4 4 10 8 9 6 5 6 8 8 8
Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won MVP or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS
2004 25 ATL NL 158 642 92 172 34 6 4 37 84 31 51 87 .268 .322 .358 .680 75.3 8.3
2005 26 ATL NL 153 668 119 193 44 7 13 50 84 30 53 70 .289 .345 .434 .779 98.6 14.7
2006 27 ATL NL 155 637 110 197 29 5 13 66 91 35 41 50 .309 .351 .432 .783 96.7 16.3
2007 28 ATL NL 154 627 95 182 35 6 19 80 64 20 46 65 .290 .338 .456 .794 97.5 17.3
2008 29 ATL NL 103 424 60 125 36 4 6 45 36 23 33 49 .295 .345 .441 .786 60.5 9.8
  SEA AL 45 183 44 60 13 3 5 25 16 10 26 18 .328 .410 .514 .924 36.1 7.0
  TOT   148 607 104 185 49 7 11 70 52 33 59 67 .305 .365 .463 .828 96.6 16.8
2009 30 SEA AL 154 681 134 207 47 9 14 82 74 26 46 90 .304 .352 .461 .813 103.4 14.3
2010 31 SEA AL 126 483 77 131 26 0 8 55 60 17 50 82 .271 .340 .375 .715 68.3 8.4
2011 32 SDN NL 143 592 99 178 44 11 9 70 32 9 44 96 .301 .348 .458 .806 92.2 18.1
2012 33 SDN NL 155 642 103 188 31 8 6 53 32 18 50 103 .293 .344 .394 .738 85.2 15.4
2013 34 MIL NL 106 307 37 74 17 1 2 34 18 6 24 59 .241 .297 .322 .620 30.1 3.2
2014 35 MIL NL 25 48 6 8 0 0 0 1 9 2 4 16 .167 .245 .167 .412 2.6 0.0
11 Years Sim 1477 5934 976 1715 356 60 99 598 600 227 468 785 .289 .342 .419 .761 846.5 132.8
162 Game Average 650 107 188 39 6 10 65 65 24 51 86 .289 .342 .419 .761 92.8  
Career Highs 158 681 134 207 49 11 19 82 91 35 59 103 .309 .365 .463 .828 103.4  
Career Batting Splits     Help
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Category G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR
vs RH   4386 704 1255 243 42 68 441 441 172 337 570 .286 .338 .407 .745 605.9
vs LH   1554 272 460 113 18 31 157 159 55 131 217 .296 .352 .452 .804 244.3
Home 731 2864 469 819 150 27 55 303 288 109 227 359 .286 .340 .415 .755 406.6
Away 747 3076 507 896 206 33 44 295 312 118 241 428 .291 .343 .423 .766 443.6
RISP   1216 0 335 64 13 18 456 0 0 121 170 .275 .338 .394 .732 162.1
Pinch Hitting   41 2 11 0 0 0 3 1 3 0 5 .268 .268 .268 .537 1.8
Close/Late   633 84 190 34 6 12 75 0 1 46 84 .300 .349 .430 .779 89.8
Mar/Apr 249 1015 168 290 56 9 11 80 95 32 72 136 .286 .335 .391 .726 134.3
May 267 1062 173 317 66 12 17 106 111 43 78 139 .298 .346 .431 .777 156.7
June 248 1017 177 297 68 3 26 114 122 38 86 141 .292 .347 .441 .789 159.4
July 235 950 141 278 54 10 11 101 97 29 69 132 .293 .341 .405 .746 133.7
August 222 909 160 269 56 17 22 98 83 35 66 115 .296 .345 .468 .812 141.4
Sep/Oct 257 987 157 264 56 9 12 99 92 50 97 124 .267 .336 .379 .715 124.6
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove Award.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF RSA RTO RTO% PB DWS
2004 25 ATL NL SS 154 150 1310.0 208 476 40 84 .945 4.70 0 0 .000 0 5.1
2005 26 ATL NL SS 151 150 1348.3 190 522 19 83 .974 4.75 0 0 .000 0 7.9
2006 27 ATL NL SS 148 140 1258.7 174 487 28 81 .959 4.73 0 0 .000 0 6.9
2007 28 ATL NL SS 153 152 1352.7 185 438 21 93 .967 4.15 0 0 .000 0 4.7
2008 29 ATL NL SS 103 102 890.7 115 322 22 52 .952 4.42 0 0 .000 0 4.5
  SEA AL SS 45 45 406.1 52 147 10 24 .952 4.41 0 0 .000 0 2.4
  TOT   SS 148 147 1296.8 167 469 32 76 .952 4.41   6.9
2009 30 SEA AL SS 154 153 1359.7 189 455 19 81 .971 4.26 0 0 .000 0 7.3
2010 31 SEA AL SS 124 121 1096.0 151 405 11 72 .981 4.57 0 0 .000 0 7.8
    C 1 0 4.0 7 0 0 0 1.000 15.75 0 0 .000 0 0.0
2011 32 SDN NL SS 141 138 1207.7 150 413 26 70 .956 4.20 0 0 .000 0 5.9
    2B 2 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
2012 33 SDN NL SS 153 151 1298.0 165 464 35 73 .947 4.36 0 0 .000 0 6.0
2013 34 MIL NL SS 82 69 615.3 66 174 15 27 .941 3.51 0 0 .000 0 2.0
    C 12 11 102.7 94 2 2 0 .980 8.42 10 2 .200 9 0.1
2014 35 MIL NL SS 16 14 119.0 19 23 0 7 1.000 3.18 0 0 .000 0 0.6
    RF 1 0 3.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
    LF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0  
  SS 1424 1385 12262.1 1664 4326 246 747 .961 4.40 0 0 .000 0 61.1
  C 13 11 106.7 101 2 2 0 .981 8.69 10 2 .200 9 0.1
  2B 2 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  RF 1 0 3.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  LF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0  
Career Totals   1441 1396 12375.8 1766 4328 248 747 .961 4.43 10 2 .200 9 61.3
Career Highs   154 153 1359.7 208 522 40 93 1.000 4.75 10 2 .200 9  
Post-Season Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
2006 27 ATL NL 13 47 7 11 3 1 1 8 1 1 4 10 .234 .288 .404 .693
2008 29 SEA AL 7 33 6 9 2 0 1 3 1 1 4 7 .273 .351 .424 .776
2009 30 SEA AL 17 75 11 21 4 0 2 15 9 1 7 13 .280 .341 .413 .755
2010 31 SEA AL 4 16 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 .063 .118 .063 .180
2011 32 SDN NL 6 28 5 7 2 1 1 4 2 0 2 3 .250 .300 .500 .800
Career Post-Season Batting 47 199 29 49 11 2 5 30 14 3 18 37 .246 .307 .397 .704
Batting Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
(*) indicates hit-less at-bats added to meet minimum plate appearances.
Season Rankings are League Based.
Games
2004-6-158
At-Bats
2004-2-642
2005-1-668
2006-2-637
2007-6-627
2009-1-681
2012-3-642
Runs
2005-5-119
2006-8-110
2009-1-134
2011-9-99
2012-7-103
Hits
2005-4-193
2006-6-197
2007-10-182
2009-5-207
2012-9-188
Singles
2004-9-128
2006-3-150
2012-5-143
Doubles
2005-2-44
2009-5-47
2011-3-44
Triples
2005-9-7
2009-3-9
2011-2-11
2012-4-8
CAR-19-60
Stolen Bases
2004-4-84
2005-3-84
2006-3-91
2007-8-64
2009-4-74
2010-7-60
CAR-14-600
Caught Stealing
2004-4-31
2005-5-30
2006-4-35
2009-5-26
CAR-13-227
     
 
   Black Ink Test: 5    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 11)
   Gray Ink Test: 59    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 108)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 42    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 61)
 
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History
Had first career hit on 4/5/2004, off Jason Jennings (COL)
Hit first career homerun on 4/20/2004, off Jason Jennings (COL)
Won Player of the Week award on 6/19/2006, hitting .517 with 2 HR, 3 RBI
Traded from Atlanta to Seattle on 7/31/2008 (Going to ATL: SS Jose B. Reyes, P Evan Meek. Going to SEA: P Horacio Ramirez, SS Rafael Furcal)
8/8/2008: Signed a contract extension with Seattle, $6,500,000 per year, for 4 years
Had 5 hits with 1 RBI against Chicago (A) on 8/3/2009
Had 5 hits with 2 RBI against Chicago (N) on 10/29/2009
Traded from Seattle to San Diego on 2/28/2011 (Going to SDN: SS Rafael Furcal. Going to SEA: P Jake Peavy)
Signed as a free agent by Milwaukee on 2/5/2013 to a 2-year deal worth $2,500,001 per year
Released by Milwaukee on 6/8/2014