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Merkin Valdez
Birthdate: 11/10/1981 (35 y, 5 m, 17 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-5/232     Position: P
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RotoWire News: Valdez was among the bullpen reinforcements added to Texas' roster Thursday. (9/2/2011)

4/9J Bard7-T1_230-0Josh Bard flied out to left (Fly). Jim Edmonds out at home.2.581.4335.3 %.2361.42
4/23C Crabbe11-B2_231-1Callix Crabbe flied out to left (Fly).4.590.5637.2 %.1280.56
4/12R Ludwick7-T21235-2Ryan Ludwick flied out to right (Liner).3.300.7885.5 %.0860.78
4/23J Bard12-B01__1-1Josh Bard flied out to center (Fliner (Liner)).3.250.8030.2 %.0750.33
5/2E Bruntlett9-B0___4-4Eric Bruntlett grounded out to third (Grounder).2.290.5335.7 %.0590.25
4/23B Giles11-B0___1-1Brian Giles struck out swinging.2.180.4337.7 %.0530.20
4/9C Crabbe8-T0___0-0Callix Crabbe grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).1.860.5250.0 %.0480.25
5/2G Jenkins9-B1___4-4Geoff Jenkins flied out to center (Fly).1.850.2841.6 %.0470.17
4/30M Holliday6-T2__31-2Matt Holliday flied out to right (Fly).1.610.3735.3 %.0450.37
4/8P McAnulty7-T0___2-1Paul McAnulty flied out to center (Fly).1.730.5269.1 %.0440.25
4/5R Braun8-B01__5-4Ryan Braun grounded into a double play to shortstop (Grounder). Prince Fielder out at second.0.800.8911.3 %.0430.79
4/30G Atkins7-T0___2-2Garrett Atkins fouled out to catcher (Fly).1.540.5250.0 %.0400.25
4/23S Hairston11-B1___1-1Scott Hairston flied out to center (Fly).1.660.2343.0 %.0390.14
4/21E Byrnes7-B11__3-2Eric Byrnes was caught stealing.1.070.5921.9 %.0380.47
5/2S Victorino9-B2___4-4Shane Victorino grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).1.430.1146.3 %.0370.11
4/8T Iguchi7-T11__2-1Tadahito Iguchi grounded out to shortstop (Grounder). Brian Giles advanced to 2B.2.300.5468.6 %.0370.21
4/30R Spilborghs7-T1___2-2Ryan Spilborghs struck out swinging.1.160.2754.0 %.0290.17
5/12M Tejada8-T0___3-4Miguel Tejada grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).0.920.5225.7 %.0240.25
4/2J Kent2-B0___0-0Jeff Kent flied out to right (Fly).0.920.4944.9 %.0230.23
4/5C Hart8-B2_2_5-4Corey Hart grounded out to third (Grounder).0.800.3314.0 %.0230.32
4/2R Furcal1-B0___0-0Rafael Furcal struck out looking.0.870.4945.2 %.0220.23
4/21C Young7-B0___3-2Chris Young lined out to first (Liner).0.810.5722.0 %.0220.26
4/30C Iannetta7-T2___2-2Chris Iannetta struck out swinging.0.790.1156.9 %.0210.11
4/21M Reynolds7-B2_2_4-2Mark Reynolds struck out swinging.0.660.3513.0 %.0200.35
4/29C Iannetta9-T0___2-3Chris Iannetta grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).0.680.5216.6 %.0170.25
4/2A Jones2-B1___0-0Andruw Jones struck out swinging.0.670.2647.3 %.0160.16
4/2R Martin1-B1___0-0Russell Martin struck out swinging.0.620.2647.4 %.0150.16
4/29C Barmes9-T1___2-3Clint Barmes struck out swinging.0.520.2718.4 %.0130.17
4/2J Loney2-B2___0-0James Loney flied out to center (Fly).0.430.1048.9 %.0110.10
4/2A Ethier1-B2___0-0Andre Ethier struck out swinging.0.400.1049.0 %.0100.10
4/29Y Torrealba9-T2___2-3Yorvit Torrealba flied out to center (Fliner (Liner)).0.370.1119.7 %.0100.11
4/26B Phillips7-T21_35-10Brandon Phillips grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).0.250.513.2 %.0070.51
3/31A Ethier6-B2_235-0Andre Ethier flied out to center (Liner).0.200.602.4 %.0060.60
3/31R Martin6-B0___4-0Russell Martin struck out swinging.0.160.494.6 %.0040.23
4/16J Salazar9-T21__1-4Jeff Salazar flied out to center (Fly). %.0040.24
4/16J Upton9-T0___1-4Justin Upton grounded out to second (Grounder).0.140.523.5 %.0040.25
4/26R Freel8-T212_5-10Ryan Freel reached on fielder's choice to shortstop (Grounder). Paul Bako out at second.0.130.451.9 %.0040.45
4/16C Snyder9-T1___1-4Chris Snyder grounded out to third (Grounder). %.0030.17
4/26S Hatteberg8-T0___5-10Scott Hatteberg grounded out to second (Grounder).0.070.521.8 %.0020.25
4/26E Encarnacion8-T1___5-10Edwin Encarnacion struck out looking. %.0010.17
4/20C Izturis8-B0___0-8Cesar Izturis grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).0.040.4999.8 %.0010.23
4/20R Villone8-B1___0-8Ron Villone struck out looking.0.020.2699.9 %.0000.16
4/20B Barton8-B2___0-8Brian Barton struck out looking.0.010.1099.9 %.0000.10
4/23K Kouzmanoff11-B21_31-1Kevin Kouzmanoff advanced on a passed ball to 2B. Passed ball by Bengie Molina.4.850.4637.2 %.000-0.10
5/6N McLouth7-B212_12-1Nate McLouth flied out to second (Fly).0.000.440.0 %.0000.44
4/26J Votto8-T2___5-10Joey Votto singled to left (Grounder). %-.001-0.13
4/26P Bako8-T21__5-10Paul Bako walked. Joey Votto advanced to 2B. %-.002-0.21
4/9S Hairston7-T012_0-0Scott Hairston sacrificed to third (Bunt Grounder). Jim Edmonds advanced to 3B. Khalil Greene advanced to 2B.2.821.5235.5 %-.0020.09
4/16S Drew9-T2___1-4Stephen Drew singled to center (Grounder). %-.002-0.13
3/31B DeWitt6-B1_2_4-0Blake DeWitt walked.0.240.684.3 %-.002-0.23
3/31R Furcal6-B21__5-0Rafael Furcal singled to center (Fliner (Liner)). Brad Penny advanced to 3B. Rafael Furcal advanced to 2B. %-.003-0.37
3/31J Loney6-B11__4-0James Loney advanced on a wild pitch to 2B.0.220.524.6 %-.004-0.16
3/31J Loney6-B1___4-0James Loney singled to center (Grounder). %-.004-0.26
3/31B Penny6-B11_35-0Brad Penny reached on fielder's choice to second (Fly). James Loney scored. Blake DeWitt out at second.0.361.183.4 %-.006-0.05
3/31J Loney6-B112_4-0James Loney advanced on a passed ball to 3B. Passed ball by Bengie Molina.0.340.914.0 %-.006-0.27
4/5B Hall8-B2___5-4Bill Hall singled to center (Grounder).0.290.1115.6 %-.007-0.13
4/5B Hall8-B21__5-4Bill Hall advanced on a stolen base to 2B.0.520.2314.8 %-.008-0.09
4/23T Iguchi12-B1_2_1-1Tadahito Iguchi walked.3.180.6231.3 %-.009-0.22
4/21C Jackson7-B2___4-2Conor Jackson doubled to right (Liner).0.260.1214.3 %-.013-0.23
5/12C Lee8-T1_2_3-4Carlos Lee was intentionally walked.1.280.6923.6 %-.014-0.24
4/13Y Molina8-T212_7-4Troy Glaus advanced on a wild pitch to 2B.1.560.4593.1 %-.015-0.17
4/13T Glaus8-T2_2_7-4Troy Glaus walked.0.770.3395.0 %-.019-0.12
4/21E Byrnes7-B1___3-2Eric Byrnes reached on error to third (Grounder). Error by Jose Castillo.0.630.3124.1 %-.022-0.28
4/23A Gonzalez11-B2___1-1Adrian Gonzalez singled to right (Liner).1.260.0946.9 %-.027-0.12
4/13Y Molina8-T21__7-4Yadier Molina hit a ground rule double (Fly). Rico Washington scored.0.300.2497.9 %-.029-1.09
4/13A Pujols8-T2_237-4Albert Pujols was intentionally walked.1.810.6191.6 %-.029-0.17
5/12L Berkman8-T1___3-4Lance Berkman doubled to right (Grounder).0.700.2728.0 %-.045-0.42
4/8B Giles7-T1___2-1Brian Giles singled to shortstop (Grounder).1.260.2773.5 %-.049-0.26
4/9B Giles8-T1___0-0Brian Giles walked.1.410.2754.8 %-.049-0.26
5/12T Wigginton8-T112_3-4Ty Wigginton was hit by a pitch. Lance Berkman advanced to 3B. Carlos Lee advanced to 2B.1.900.9322.2 %-.055-0.66
4/23K Greene12-B11__1-1Khalil Greene balked to 2B.2.850.4737.7 %-.064-0.16
4/9T Iguchi8-T11__0-0Tadahito Iguchi singled to center (Fly). Brian Giles advanced to 2B.2.440.5449.8 %-.067-0.39
4/23K Kouzmanoff11-B21__1-1Kevin Kouzmanoff singled to right (Liner). Adrian Gonzalez advanced to 3B.2.160.2044.2 %-.070-0.25
4/23K Greene12-B0___1-1Khalil Greene was hit by a pitch.2.180.4337.7 %-.075-0.37
5/12J Cruz8-T11233-5Jose Cruz singled to right (Grounder). Lance Berkman scored. Carlos Lee advanced to 3B. Ty Wigginton advanced to 2B.2.381.5916.7 %-.078-1.00
4/21O Hudson7-B2___4-2Orlando Hudson homered (Fly).0.440.1225.8 %-.114-1.00