C Moe Merkel #23
Age: 27 | Bats: R | Throws: R | Morale: Great    
10/07/2028
C MOE MERKEL #23 - AGE: 27 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: GREAT
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
109 338 83 16 1 4 33 15 36 .246 .294 .334 0 1.6
BATTING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.  
Contact 6 7 6 7
Gap 7 8 6 8
Power 3 4 3 4
Eye 4 5 4 8
Avoid K's 8 9 8 9
FIELDING RATINGS
Catcher Infield Outfield
Range: - 1 1
Errors: - 5 3
Arm: 10 7 5
Turn DP: - 2 -
Ability: 3 - -
POSITION RATINGS
Pitcher: - Shortstop: -
Catcher: 7 Left Field: -
1st Base: - Center Field: -
2nd Base: - Right Field: -
3rd Base: -
       
RUN/BUNT
Running Speed: 1
Stealing Ability: 1
Baserunning Inst.: 1
Sacrifice Bunt: 5
Bunt for Hit: 1
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result AB R H BI HR BB K SB
09/30/2028 @ KEN Win, 8-2 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
09/29/2028 @ KEN Loss, 4-7 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
09/27/2028 @ HAR Win, 9-4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
09/26/2028 @ HAR Win, 4-3 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
09/25/2028 @ HAR Loss, 4-5 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
09/23/2028 AMA Win, 2-1 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 0
09/22/2028 AMA Loss, 1-5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
09/21/2028 FLA Loss, 1-5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
09/20/2028 FLA Win, 5-4 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
09/19/2028 FLA Win, 4-3 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
PERSONALITY
He won't form a long term attachment to a team and has no hustle.
High: Greed
Low: Leader, Loyalty, Work Ethic
Birthday:04/10/2001
Born in:Los Angeles, CA
Nationality:American
Height:6' 1"
Weight:225 lbs
Local Popularity:Fair
National Pop.:Fair
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$510,000
Signed Through:2028 Season
Major Service:2 Years, None
Service This Yr:183 Days
40-Man Service:2 Years, None
Pro Service:6 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not yet, but possibly eligible after this season
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:2022, 2nd Pick in Round 1(Supp.)
PLANETARY EXTREME BASEBALL ALLIANCE 2028 BATTING STATS
Batting G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WOBA ISO wRC+
Overall 109 338 83 16 1 4 33 28 15 36 .246 .294 .334 .628 .270 .089 83
Batting GS PA HP IW CI GDP SH SF TB EBH SB CS SB% RC RC/27 WAR  
Overall 100 371 9 0 0 15 7 2 113 21 0 0 0.0 30.7 2.97 1.6  
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Versus Left   64 17 2 0 0 4 5 5 4 0 4 1 .266 .329 .297 .625
Versus Right   274 66 14 1 4 29 23 10 32 2 3 8 .241 .286 .343 .629
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Last Week   16 3 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 .188 .222 .188 .410
April   41 11 1 0 0 5 2 2 5 0 2 2 .268 .333 .293 .626
May   49 11 2 1 0 6 1 1 6 0 1 0 .224 .240 .306 .546
June   49 15 4 0 2 7 8 4 5 0 1 1 .306 .370 .510 .881
July   61 17 3 0 0 5 5 0 9 0 1 3 .279 .312 .328 .640
August   67 12 3 0 1 7 5 6 5 1 2 3 .179 .273 .269 .541
September   71 17 3 0 1 3 7 2 6 1 0 0 .239 .257 .324 .581
Spring Training   41 7 1 0 0 2 2 1 6 0 0 1 .171 .209 .195 .404
Last Year   409 111 32 2 4 38 41 22 60 2 11 5 .271 .315 .389 .704
Career   747 194 48 3 8 71 69 37 96 4 18 14 .260 .305 .364 .670
Home   168 36 7 1 0 17 11 7 15 1 3 3 .214 .257 .268 .525
Road   170 47 9 0 4 16 17 8 21 1 4 6 .276 .330 .400 .730
Grass   326 81 16 1 4 33 27 15 35 2 7 9 .248 .298 .340 .639
Turf   12 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333
Day   84 20 1 0 2 8 8 3 12 1 2 1 .238 .270 .321 .591
Night   254 63 15 1 2 25 20 12 24 1 5 8 .248 .302 .339 .640
As Starter   328 79 15 1 3 30 26 15 36 1 7 9 .241 .292 .320 .612
As Reliever / Substitution   10 4 1 0 1 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 .400 .364 .800 1.164
Close/Late   89 21 4 0 3 9 10 3 13 1 3 4 .236 .289 .382 .671
Inning 1-3   100 17 4 1 0 9 8 4 12 1 0 1 .170 .208 .230 .438
Inning 4-6   118 34 5 0 1 13 8 7 10 0 4 3 .288 .344 .356 .700
Inning 7-9   108 27 6 0 2 8 9 4 14 0 3 5 .250 .308 .361 .669
Extra Innings   12 5 1 0 1 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 .417 .385 .750 1.135
0 Outs   110 22 4 1 1 6 14 6 13 2 7 2 .200 .250 .282 .532
1 Outs   113 30 6 0 2 13 10 5 12 0 0 2 .265 .308 .372 .680
2 Outs   115 31 6 0 1 14 4 4 11 0 0 5 .270 .323 .348 .670
Scoring Position   91 23 4 1 0 24 5 5 7 2 0 2 .253 .300 .319 .619
Bases Empty   201 47 8 0 2 2 17 9 24 0 0 3 .234 .277 .303 .580
Runner on 1st   46 13 4 0 2 7 6 1 5 0 7 4 .283 .353 .500 .853
Runner on 2nd   38 10 1 1 0 5 3 1 3 0 0 1 .263 .300 .342 .642
Runner on 3rd   11 4 1 0 0 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 .364 .417 .455 .871
Runner on 1st & 2nd   15 4 2 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 .267 .267 .400 .667
Runner on 1st & 3rd   14 3 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .214 .312 .214 .527
Runner on 2nd & 3rd   2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Bases Loaded   11 1 0 0 0 6 0 1 2 2 0 1 .091 .200 .091 .291
Two Strikes   113 20 1 0 0 7 7 7 36 0 0 4 .177 .250 .186 .436
First Pitch   83 19 3 0 3 7 9 0 0 0 1 2 .229 .247 .373 .621
Count 0-1   32 8 3 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .273 .344 .616
Count 0-2   23 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 5 0 0 2 .261 .320 .261 .581
Count 1-0   32 12 2 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .375 .375 .500 .875
Count 1-1   35 10 2 0 0 3 3 0 0 1 0 1 .286 .297 .343 .640
Count 1-2   44 10 1 0 0 2 4 0 14 0 0 1 .227 .244 .250 .494
Count 2-0   11 4 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 .364 .364 .455 .818
Count 2-1   21 8 3 0 1 8 2 0 0 1 2 0 .381 .364 .667 1.030
Count 2-2   33 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 14 0 0 1 .091 .118 .091 .209
Count 3-0   0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 0 0 0 1 .000 1.000 .000 1.000
Count 3-1   11 2 1 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 2 0 .182 .400 .273 .673
Full Count   13 1 0 0 0 2 3 7 3 0 0 0 .077 .400 .077 .477
Behind in Count   99 24 4 0 0 7 5 0 19 0 1 4 .242 .272 .283 .555
Ahead in Count   75 26 7 1 1 13 8 8 0 1 5 1 .347 .412 .507 .918
Batting 8th   21 5 2 0 0 3 2 0 1 0 0 1 .238 .273 .333 .606
Batting 9th   317 78 14 1 4 30 26 15 35 2 7 8 .246 .295 .334 .630
Low Leverage   143 32 6 0 4 8 12 6 17 0 1 2 .224 .265 .350 .615
Medium Leverage   125 33 6 1 0 13 9 6 15 0 1 6 .264 .328 .328 .656
High Leverage   69 18 4 0 0 12 7 3 4 2 5 1 .261 .293 .319 .612
CAREER BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
2027 West Virginia - PEBA 26 123 409 111 32 2 4 38 41 22 5 2 60 0 0 .271 .315 .389 .704 103 95 2.3
2028 West Virginia - PEBA 27 109 338 83 16 1 4 33 28 15 9 2 36 0 0 .246 .294 .334 .628 85 83 1.6
Total PEBA 232 747 194 48 3 8 71 69 37 14 4 96 0 0 .260 .305 .364 .670 95 89 3.9
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
2019 Minnesota - COL 18 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0.0
2020 Minnesota - COL 19 7 20 7 1 0 1 4 5 5 0 0 1 0 0 .350 .480 .550 1.030 160 170 0.0
2021 Minnesota - COL 20 50 175 60 19 2 1 27 30 32 1 1 9 0 0 .343 .445 .491 .936 167 171 0.0
2022 Minnesota - COL 21 49 172 45 13 2 4 31 25 50 2 2 11 0 0 .262 .429 .430 .859 136 141 0.0
2022 Mauna Loa - S A 21 74 256 63 16 1 1 32 26 28 4 1 55 0 0 .246 .329 .328 .657 102 98 0.0
2023 Mauna Loa - S A 22 81 308 77 29 0 5 32 42 45 5 3 53 0 0 .250 .352 .393 .745 124 127 0.0
2024 El Cajon - A 23 32 58 19 5 0 2 13 9 4 1 1 14 0 0 .328 .375 .517 .892 171 158 0.0
2024 Brampton - AA 23 16 35 10 1 0 1 7 4 0 0 0 10 0 0 .286 .286 .400 .686 101 105 0.0
2024 Rosarito - A 23 7 19 4 2 0 1 5 4 3 1 2 4 0 0 .211 .320 .474 .794 140 74 0.0
2024 Maine - AA 23 13 37 6 0 0 1 2 4 2 1 0 6 0 0 .162 .225 .243 .468 43 39 0.0
2025 Rosarito - A 24 65 184 54 13 0 3 31 28 19 6 1 28 0 0 .293 .376 .413 .789 134 133 0.0
2025 Maine - AA 24 16 59 14 5 0 1 7 6 4 0 0 14 0 0 .237 .286 .373 .659 100 98 0.0
2026 Maine - AA 25 108 410 113 23 2 9 60 52 34 6 3 62 0 0 .276 .338 .407 .745 117 117 0.0
Total GNL AA 153 541 143 29 2 12 76 66 40 7 3 92 0 0 .264 .321 .392 .713 109 109
Total NAFTA A 104 261 77 20 0 6 49 41 26 8 4 46 0 0 .295 .371 .441 .812 143 133
Total USCBA COL 110 368 112 33 4 6 62 60 87 3 3 21 0 0 .304 .438 .465 .903 151 156
Total SS-A 155 564 140 45 1 6 64 68 73 9 4 108 0 0 .248 .342 .363 .705 114 114
CAREER POSTSEASON BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
2022 Minnesota - USCBA COL 21 17 63 16 9 1 2 10 9 13 1 2 9 0 0 .254 .380 .524 .904 0 0 0.0
2022 Mauna Loa - SS-A 21 3 9 3 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .333 .300 .556 .856 0 0 0.0
2024 Maine - GNL AA 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0.0
2025 Rosarito - NAFTA A 24 12 42 14 5 0 2 7 7 4 1 1 8 0 0 .333 .396 .595 .991 0 0 0.0
2026 Maine - GNL AA 25 15 52 14 3 0 1 5 12 8 2 0 8 0 0 .269 .387 .385 .772 0 0 0.0
Total GNL AA 16 52 14 3 0 1 5 12 8 2 0 8 0 0 .269 .387 .385 .772 127 113
Total NAFTA A 12 42 14 5 0 2 7 7 4 1 1 8 0 0 .333 .396 .595 .991 190 190
Total USCBA COL 17 63 16 9 1 2 10 9 13 1 2 9 0 0 .254 .380 .524 .904 145 148
Total SS-A 3 9 3 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .333 .300 .556 .856 162 123
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
2019 Minnesota - COL C 4 0 5 0 0 5 0 1.000 6.0 7.50 +0.0 .000 0 0 0 0.0
2020 Minnesota - COL C 7 5 30 4 0 34 0 1.000 44.2 6.85 +0.4 1.125 0 6 2 33.3
2021 Minnesota - COL C 50 50 381 15 2 399 3 .992 416.1 8.56 -0.5 1.021 2 32 5 15.6
2022 Mauna Loa - S A C 74 74 562 31 2 596 3 .995 677.2 7.88 +1.7 1.091 6 51 19 37.3
2022 Minnesota - COL C 49 49 359 16 2 378 3 .992 437.1 7.72 -0.0 .922 2 22 7 31.8
2023 Mauna Loa - S A C 73 73 452 36 4 493 5 .990 661.0 6.64 +1.9 1.075 6 48 18 37.5
2024 Brampton - AA C 15 8 80 3 0 83 0 1.000 80.2 9.26 -0.2 .000 2 8 3 37.5
2024 Maine - AA C 13 10 89 5 0 94 0 1.000 93.0 9.10 +0.1 .000 0 8 2 25.0
2024 Rosarito - A C 6 6 57 3 0 60 0 1.000 57.0 9.47 +0.6 .000 0 4 3 75.0
2024 El Cajon - A C 20 9 85 4 0 89 0 1.000 99.1 8.06 -0.1 .000 0 3 0 0.0
2024 El Cajon - A RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1.1 0.00 0.0 .000
2025 Maine - AA C 15 15 141 5 0 147 1 .993 137.0 9.59 +0.0 1.055 0 8 1 12.5
2025 Rosarito - A C 41 41 374 22 2 401 5 .988 374.0 9.53 +1.7 1.054 2 29 14 48.3
2025 Rosarito - A SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 3.0 0.00 0.0 .000
2026 Maine - AA C 108 108 960 46 1 1014 8 .992 979.2 9.24 +1.8 .963 8 65 21 32.3
2027 West Virginia - ML C 123 120 753 43 5 804 8 .990 1045.1 6.85 +0.7 1.039 8 69 16 23.2
2028 West Virginia - ML C 109 100 618 53 5 683 12 .982 916.2 6.59 +2.1 1.018 5 93 24 25.8
TOTAL C 707 668 4946 286 23 5280 48 .991 6025.2 7.81 +10.1 1.037 41 446 135 30.3
TOTAL SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 3.0 0.00 0.0 .000
TOTAL RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1.1 0.00 0.0 .000
PLAYER HISTORY
05/26/2018 Joined the Minnesota Lucky Rodents.
01/01/2019 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 1 (7); Power: 1 (4); Eye: 1 (9).
01/01/2020 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 3 (9); Power: 2 (5); Eye: 2 (8).
01/01/2021 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 5 (9); Power: 2 (5); Eye: 2 (9).
03/23/2021 Was selected to the 2021 United States Collegiate Baseball Association All-Star Game.
04/01/2021 Goes 5-6 against the UCONN Klondikes, with 2 2B, 2 RBI and 3 R.
01/01/2022 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 5 (9); Power: 2 (4); Eye: 3 (9).
06/06/2022 Wins the 2022 United States Collegiate Baseball Association UCSBA World Series with the Minnesota Lucky Rodents!
06/06/2022 Released by the Minnesota Lucky Rodents.
06/06/2022 Drafted in the 2022 first-year player draft (Supplemental Round 1, Pick 2, 35th overall pick) by the Crystal Lake Sandgnats.
06/18/2022 Signed a minor league contract with the Crystal Lake Sandgnats organization with a signing bonus of $930,000.
01/01/2023 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 6 (9); Power: 2 (4); Eye: 4 (9).
07/28/2023 Was selected to the 2023 Surf and Snow Amalgamation All-Star Game.
01/01/2024 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 6 (9); Power: 2 (4); Eye: 4 (9).
04/01/2024 Named the #95 prospect in the PEBA
07/08/2024 Was traded by the Crystal Lake Sandgnats to the West Virginia Alleghenies, along with CF Pedro Flores, a 1st draft pick, in exchange for SP Tatsui Kouno, $3,000,000.
01/01/2025 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 6 (9); Power: 3 (6); Eye: 4 (9).
09/29/2025 Wins the 2025 NAFTA A BCL Wild Card Series MVP Award.
10/14/2025 Wins the 2025 North American Farm Team Affiliation Championship Series with the Rosarito Monjas del Vuelo!
01/01/2026 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 6 (9); Power: 3 (5); Eye: 4 (9).
04/06/2026 Named the #70 prospect in the PEBA
04/27/2026 Wins the GNL AA ATAL Player of the Week Award.
06/14/2026 Was selected to the 2026 Great Northern League All-Star Game.
10/09/2026 Wins the 2026 Great Northern League Maple Leaf Classic with the Maine Lobsters!
01/01/2027 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 5 (7); Power: 4 (4); Eye: 4 (7).
04/05/2027 Named the #50 prospect in the PEBA
07/07/2027 Was selected to the 2027 Planetary Extreme Baseball Alliance All-Star Game.
11/30/2027 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $510,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2028 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 5 (7); Power: 3 (4); Eye: 4 (7).
06/23/2028 Injured (Bruised knee), day-to-day for 3 days.
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year 2B Rank
2027 32 9
Year SH Rank
2027 11 7
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